Hydrology and Water Resources Management
Research areas: (i) Hydrological modelling, (ii) Precipitation, (iii) Floods, (iv) Alpine hydrology, (v) Fluvial systems.
Groundwater and Hydromechanics
Research areas: (i) Fluid mechanics, (ii)Transport in aquatic and groundwater environments, (iii) Microbial ecology, (iv) Biological processes in oceans and lakes, (v) Marine microbial ecology.
Urban Water Management
Research areas Prof. Morgenroth: (i) Process Engineering, (ii) Urban water management, (iii) Biofilms, (iv) Wastewater treatment, (v) Drinking water treatment
Research areas Prof. Maurer: (i) Water infrastructure management & planning, (ii) Transition engineering of urban water systems, (iii) Sustainable urban water management, (iv) Economic modelling of urban water systems.
Ecological Systems Design
Research areas: (i) System analysis and design, (ii) Risk and impact assessment, (iii) Research in thematic areas.
Earth Observation and Remote Sensing
Research areas: (i) Radar Remote Sensing (SAR), (ii) Electromagnetic Modelling, (iii) Bio-/geophysical Inversion Methods.
Research areas: (i) Air quality monitoring and control, (ii) Instrumentation for nanoparticle measurement and characterization, (iii) Nanomaterial emission, exposure and toxicity, (iv) Emission control and abatement by filtration.
Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Research areas: (i) Environmental fluid mechanics, (ii) Ecohydraulics, (iii) Biomedical flows, (iv) Turbulence.