Head of Workgroup

Postdoctoral Researchers

Master Candidates

Chiara Hauser

Topic: Spatial impact of the extreme flood event in the Ahr valley 2021 on vegetation dynamics

Mika Henzler

Topic: Evaluating the Effects of Dam Failures on Sediment Transport using Satellite Imagery

Bachelor Candidates

Tina Hirsch

Topic: Comparison of trace organic compounds and water quality parameters in the urbanized rivers Neckar and Spree

Rebekka Knauer

Topic: Functionality of cooperating free-standing photovoltaic systems with pastoral land use in Africa




Eva Wolf

Former group members

Dr. Victor Cabral

Doctoral researcher (2019 - 2023)

Dr. Clarissa Glaser

Doctoral researcher (09/2017 - 11/2020), Postdoctoral researcher (01/2021 - 10/2022)

currently: Postdoctoral researcher at Hydrology workgroup, University of Bonn

Dr. Ana Lucía Vela

Postdoctoral Researcher (03/2016 - 08/2022)

Dr. Julia Kleinteich

Postdoctoral Researcher (04/2015 - 03/2020)

currently: Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG), Koblenz, Germany



Dr. Thomas Wendel

Lab manager (until Sept. 2019)

Dr. Saskia Rehse

(doctoral student, graduated July 23, 2019)

Thesis title: Effects of microplastics on freshwater organisms: A laboratory approach

Dr. 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


Dr. 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: Procter & Gamble Brussels, Belgium


Dr. Alexander E. Lumsdon 

(doctoral student, graduated Feb. 15, 2016)

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

currently: Environment Agency, Nottingham, UK