Head of Workgroup

Doctoral Candidates

Ran Wei

(since Sept. 2018)

Rebecca Peters

(since Sept. 2020)

Master Candidates

Raffaele Boehm

Topic: Flash flood susceptibility in low mountain ranges in Baden-Württemberg and the role of Large Wood

Simon William Regenold

Topic: Stream-groundwater interactions in a small agricultural catchment in Ammerbuch, Germany

James Awelia

The vertical connectivity in river networks (Case Study in Steinlach Catchment)

Michelle Engelhardt

Topic: Stormwater event: Cytotoxicity as a proxy for the chemical burden of the rivers Ammer and Steinlach.

Marlena Reusswig

Topic: Tailings Facilities and their Disaster Risk Potential

Agathe Herbout

Topic: Hydrological modeling of the Drâa River, Morocco

Nelly Wang

Topic: Highway runoff: Occurance of organic contaminants, toxicity and the influence on the water quality on the Ammer river, Germany.

Bachelor Candidates

Melanie Schadt

Topic: Impacts of climate change on existing and planned hydropower plants in the Zambezi catchment




Eva Wolf

Former group members

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

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


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


Alexander E. Lumsdon 

(doctoral student, graduated Feb. 15, 2016)

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

currently: Environment Agency, Nottingham, UK