Olaf A. Cirpka

Curriculum Vitae

1992 Diploma in Geoecology at the University of Karlsruhe - Germany. Diploma thesis on gas exchange of oxygen in the river Glatt, Switzerland, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) in Dübendorf, Switzerland.
1997 Doctor of Engineering in Civil Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. Title of dissertation: "Numerical methods for the simulation of multi-component reactive transport in groundwater."
1998-2000 Postdoctoral researcher in the Subsurface Modeling and Characterization Group of Prof. Peter K. Kitanidis in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.
1999-2009

Adjunct faculty member at Stanford University

1999-2000: lecturer

2000-2006: consulting assistant professor

2006-2009: consulting associate professor

2000-2004 Head of an Emmy-Noether junior research group at Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Wasserbau.
2002 Habilitation at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, and appointment as lecturer ("Privatdozent") for "Geohydraulics and Geohydrology". Title of the habilitation thesis: "Dilution and mixing of solutes in soils and aquifers"
2004-2008 Head of the workgroup Subsurface Hydrology at Eawag.
2004 Transfer of habiltation to the Department of Environmental Sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich
2005 Declined offer to become Associate Professor of Hydrogeomodeling at Universtät Kiel, Germany
since 2006 Associate Editor of Water Resources Research
since 2008 Full Professor of Hydrogeology at Universtät Tübingen, Germany
since 2015 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union