© 2017 by Clément Roques



University of Rennes, France 

Ph.D., Earth Sciences, 2013.

Dissertation title: “Fault zone hydrogeology in crystalline media. Implications for groundwater resources in the Armoricain massif”.

University of Toulouse Paul Sabatier, France

M.A., Geosciences, Hydrogeology specialty, 2008.




ETH Zurich, Earth Sciences dept., Switzerland (since 04.2016 ) 

Research Associate and Lecturer Physical Hydrogeology for the Engineering Geology group

Oregon State University, Biological and Ecological Engineering dept., USA (08.2014 - 04.2016 ) 

Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Project: Flow of complex fluids in fractured media.

University of Rennes, France (10.2010 – 04.2014 ) 

Research Engineer and PhD student.

Observatoire des sciences de la Terre, “Flow and transport in complex heterogeneous media” team.

Research funding

Paraglacial Rock Slope Mechanics. Hydrogeology workpackage. Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2017 - 2021). Role Collaborator.

Fractured Aquifer Characterization using “Smart non-Newtonian” Tracers, Funded by the National Science Foundation - Total budget of $300k (April 2015 - April 2017). Role: Lead PI.

No Snow Flow project. Hydrologic Impacts of a Record Warm Winter and Dry Spring in the Oregon Cascades - Funded by the NSF of RAPID funding and the Oregon State University (Dpt. of Forestry). Total Budget of $50k (July 2015 - January 2016). Role Co-PI.

Environmental Sensing Maker-Lab Project. The Open-Source-Published Environmental Sensing Laboratory (OPENS) - Funded by the Oregon State University - Total budget of $200k (September 2015 - September 2019). Role: Co-PI.

Characterization of deep fault aquifer in crystalline media (CASPAR) – Brittany, France, co-funded by the European Regional Development Funding, the University of Rennes, the French Geological survey and the Regional Council of Brittany - Total budget of $600k (November 2010 - November 2013). Role Co-PI

Coastline evolution and dynamics in the Guadeloupe islands - Research project, funded by the French Geological Survey and the Regional Council of Guadeloupe - Total budget of $100k (September 2009 - July 2010). Role: Lead PI.


French Regional Geological Survey of Guadeloupe (05.2009 – 10.2010 ) 

Engineer Geologist/Hydrogeologist.

Project: Hydrogeologic and geological hazards projects management. 


NGO “World Geologist” organization (Sénégal) (12.2008 – 05.2009 )

Engineer Geologist/Hydrogeologist.

Project: Logistic and technical management of drilling operations for groundwater supply in Senegal.