Dr.-Ing. Mónica Basilio Hazas

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Technical University of Munich

Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management (Prof. Disse )

Postal address

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München


  • 2019 | Visiting researcher at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • Since 02/2018 | PhD Student at the Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management, TU München | Topic: Surface water – groundwater interaction: Predicting flow, transport and mixing processes in groundwater under highly transient boundary conditions
  • 10/2015 – 12/2017 | MSc. in Environmental Engineering, TU München | Study emphasis: Water, groundwater, remediation strategies | Master’s Thesis: Impact of hydropeaking on groundwater flow and transport: A case study in the Adige Catchment | Research Project: Influence of complex groundwater flow fields on reactive solute transport and remediation of contaminated sites
  • 2012 – 2013 | Exchange student at Institut National de Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA Lyon), Lyon, France
  • 2011 | Spring term exchange student at Georgia Southern University (GSU), Statesboro, Georgia, USA
  • 08/2009 – 07/2014 | BSc. in Chemical Engineering, Universidad Veracruzana (UV), Xalapa, Mexico

Research Experience

  • 01/2015 – 09/2015 | Research internship in modeling of chemical reactions between free radicals and proteins at Laboratorio de Alta Tecnología de Xalapa (LATEX) Xalapa, Mexico
  • 01/2015 – 06/2015 | Teaching Assistant: Mathematics and Physics at Bachilleres Coatepec, Coatepec, Mexico
  • 07/2014 – 08/2014 | Summer Research Project: Electrochemical study of the coordinate compounds of Zn(II) and Co(II) for the development of new glucose biosensors and CO2 sequestration at Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico en Electroquímica (CIDETEQ), Querétato, Mexico
  • 09/2013 – 02/2014 | Assistant in the project The use of microalgae for the removal of pollutants and for the production of biofuels  at Instituto Nacional de Ecología (INECOL), Xalapa, Mexico
  • 02/2013 – 06/2013 | Research Project: Experimental Analysis of an Industrial Burner: Analysis of flames with different ratios between two fuels at Centre d'Energétique et de Thermique de Lyon (CETHIL), Lyon, France
  • 06/2010 – 08/2010 | Intern of Column chromatography, bromatological analysis, and microbiology and food safety analysis at Laboratorio de Alta Tecnología de Xalapa (LATEX) Xalapa, Mexico


  • Basilio Hazas, M., Marcolini, G., Castagna, M., Galli, M., Singh, T., Wohlmuth, B., & Chiogna, G. (2022). Drought conditions enhance groundwater table fluctuations caused by hydropower plant management. Water Resources Research, 58, e2022WR032712. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022WR032712 
  • Basilio Hazas, M.; Ziliotto, F.; Rolle, M.; and Chiogna, G., (2022), Linking mixing and flow topology in porous media: An experimental proof, Phys. Rev. E 105, 035105, https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevE.105.035105
  • Ziliotto, F., Basilio Hazas, M., Rolle, M., & Chiogna, G. (2021). Mixing enhancement mechanisms in aquifers affected by hydropeaking: Insights from flow-through laboratory experiments. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095336. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL095336