Portfolio Prof. Dr. Christian 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


2017 - 2020
Peter Grathwohl, Hermann Rügner, Wolfgang Bott
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2017 - 2018
Christian Zwiener
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2015 - 2016
Christian Zwiener
Ministerium für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Baden-Württemberg
2015 - 2016
Christian Zwiener
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR)
2013 - 2016
Christian Zwiener
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 of America
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America



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