Urs Von Gunten,  Ph.D.


Dr. Urs Von Gunten is currently the head of the Water Resources and Drinking Water department at  EAWAG, the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology.  He has been affiliated with EAWAG since 1989, where he held a postdoctoral position through 1991.  Since 1992, he has worked as a research scientist at EAWAG.  His major research interests include experimental and modeling work in biogeochemical processes in groundwater-infiltration systems, in-situ and ex-situ treatment of reduced groundwater, and chemical oxidation processes in drinking water treatment. 


He received his diploma in 1983 and his Ph.D. in 1989 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, Switzerland.  He has been published since 1991 on a variety of topics including biogeochemistry, oxidation and disinfection processes with undesired by-product formation, ozonation and advanced oxidation processes, and analytical methods.


Information taken from:  http://www.eawag.ch/research_e/w+t/TW/Urs/index.html.




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