Florian Breider

GR A1 382 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
1015 Lausanne

Web site:  Web site:  https://gr-cel.epfl.ch/

Administrative data

Professional course

Head of Unit

Central Environmental Laboratory

EPFL, Switzerland

5/2018 - ...

Research Scientist

Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment (group of Prof. U. von Gunten)

EPFL, Switzerland

12/2014 - 07/2018

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Environmental Chemistry and Engineering (group of Prof N. Yoshida and Prof. S. Toyoda)

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

4/2013 - 10/2014

Research Scientist

Atmospheric Particle Research Laboratory (group of Prof. S. Takahama)

EPFL, Switzerland

10/2012 - 4/2013

Graduate Research Assistant

Center of Hydrogeology and Geothermics (group of Prof. D. Hunkeler)

University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

11/2008 - 12/2011

Scientific Collaborator

Laboratory of Analytical and Natural Products Chemistry (group of Prof. R. Tabacchi)

University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

05/2005 - 10/2005



Stable isotope biogeochemistry

University of Neuchatel, Switzerland Centre of Hydrogeology and Geothermics

11/2008 - 10/2012

MSc in Environmental geosciences

Environmental chemistry and physics

University of Lausanne, Switzerland

10/2006 - 06/2008

BSc in Chemical engineering

University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland

09/2001 - 12/2004


Selected publications

Other publications


Teaching & PhD


Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Past EPFL PhD Students

Voumard Margaux Océane ,


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.