Fields of expertise

Solid Waste Treatment with a focus on Chemical Processes and Materials in thermal as well as aqueous systems 
- Waste and Bioenergy Technology development 
- Synthesis and Characterization (incl. Synchrotron Methods) of Nano-Particle-based materials for biofuel synthesis, gascleaning, and other CleanTech applications 
- Development of Analytical Devices and Methods for on-line and in-situ investigations 
- Analyzing, Modeling, and Controlling the Fate of Trace Elements and (Nano-)Particles in waste and biofuel applications 
- Natural Resources Management 
- Recycling of Minerals, Metals (incl. REEs), and Nutrients


Infoscience publications

Selected publications

Other publications

Teaching & PhD


Environmental Sciences and Engineering


Pollutants analysis in the environment

Evaluation of the quality of a river by using methods of observation as well as physico-chemical and biological methods. Collecting samples in the field and laboratory analysis. Practical determination and use of the constants of complexes formation.

Solid waste engineering

The book "Solid Waste Engineering - A Global Perspective" is the basis for this course. This textbook is an excellent introduction to the field of Solid Waste Engineering and gives insight into relevant solid waste treatment technologies and practices. Transversal skills will be fostered as well.

Urban neighborhoods, infrastructures and sustainable development

This ENAC Teaching Unit aims to present and implement new concepts of sustainable urban neighbourhood planning.