PortfolioChristian Zwiener

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Academic title:
Prof. Dr.
Christian Zwiener
Organizational units:
Faculty of Science
University of Tübingen
Center for Applied Geoscience
Department of Geoscience

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Research focus

Organic trace pollutants – analysis and fate in aquatic systems and in water technology



Fate of pharmaceuticals in water and wastewater treatment 

Development of test systems of biodegradation 

Metabolite analysis 

Life-cycle analysis 

Application of oxidation and membrane separation


Contaminated sites

ccurrence and fate of contaminants in groundwater, e.g. on former gas plant sites     

Analysis of polar aromatic and heterocyclic compounds and their metabolites     

Electron transfer processes in anoxic aquifers


2023 - 2026
Christian Zwiener
Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
2017 - 2020
Peter Grathwohl, Hermann Rügner, Wolfgang Bott
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)


Curtin University
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Eidgenössische Anstalt für Wasserversorgung (EAWAG)
Zürich, Switzerland
Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (Creal)
Barcelona, Katalonien, Spain
University of South Carolina (USC)
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States



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