Ecological Sanitation (ecosan) and Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems (Constructed Wetlands)
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
Since June 2013 Coordinator of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) of Organismal Biology
2011-2013 Research Assistent at the Institute of Environmental Science, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.
2007-2011 Scientific consultant to the Department of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and their respective water analyses laboratories in the Salvadoran NGO “Asociación Salvadoreña de Ayuda Humanitaria PRO-VIDA”, sent by the Swiss organization for exchange of personnel in development cooperation INTERTEAM, Lucerne, Switzerland.
2002-2007 Project leader in the
areas of water, wastewater, nature protection and environmental
education, ecovia (formerly Zentrum für angewandte Ökologie Schattweid),
2003-2007 Assistant lecturer and head of the natural sciences section at the vocational prep school (Berufsmaturitätsschule) AKAD Profession, Lucerne and Zurich, Switzerland.
1998-2002 Dissertation “Alpine Streams: Aspects of Biocomplexity“ in Environmental Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), and Department for Limnology, eawag, Dübendorf, Switzerland.
1996-1997 Diploma thesis “Abbau und Besiedlung von Fallaub in einem Mittelgebirgsbach“, at the Research Laboratory for Limnology, eawag, Kastanienbaum, Switzerland.
1990-1998 Studies of Biology at the Saarland University, Germany.
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