Head of Research Group

Postdoctoral Researchers

Doctoral Candidates

Saskia Rehse

(since Jan. 2014)

Ran Wei

(since Sept. 2018)

Clarissa Glaser

(since Sept. 2017)


Dr. Thomas Wendel



Marion Schäffling

Former group members

Anderson Abel de Souza Machado

(doctoral student, graduated Dec. 21, 2016)

Thesis title: Coastal pollution of aquatic systems: Literature review and experiments focusing on metal fate on estuaries


currently: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Alexander E. Lumsdon 

(doctoral student, graduated Feb. 15, 2016)

Thesis title: Global development, acoustic and emissive consequences of hydropower


currently: Environment Agency, Nottingham, UK

Oleksandra Shumilova

(doctoral student, graduated Apr. 09, 2018) 

Thesis title: Neglected aspects in the alteration of river flow and riverine organic matter dynamics: a global perspective


currently: IGB Berlin, Germany