Thilo HOFMANN, Univ. Prof. Dr. (Head)
Room Number: 2C407
Hydrogeology, Applied Geology, Colloids, Modelling, Inorganic and Organic Pollutants
2006: Since January 2006 Head of the Department for Environmental Geosciences
2005: Professor for Environmental Geosciences (Chair) at University of Vienna, since June 2005 Head of the Center for Geosciences
2002: Habilitation at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
2002: Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Prof. Leckie, Env. Eng.
2001: Visiting Professor at Hoh Chi Minh University, Vietnam
1999-2005: Assistant Professor at Mainz University, Applied Geology
1996-1998: Scientist at the Institute for Water Research Ltd., Schwerte. Responsible for the EC-Project "Artificial Recharge of Groundwater- Particle Transport". Ph.D. Thesis at Bremen University: "Origin, transport and relevance of particles for the transport of contaminants during the artificial recharge of groundwater" (with summa cum laude). Various stays at and contacts to European research Institutes.
1996: Technical University of Berlin: Responsible for the organization of the special research project "Water resources at global change: Usage of geopotentials in semiarid/humid regions". Various stays in Brazil
1995: M.Sc. in Geology at the Technical University of Berlin with specialization in Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology (graduation with first class honors).
1991: B.Sc. in Geology at the Free University of Berlin (with first class honors).
Membership and Editor:
- Member of the working group "Colloids" in the German Water Chemical Society
- Member of the working group "Artificial Recharge", IAH
- Member of the board of the "Water Chemical Society"
- Rewiever for "Grundwasser"
- Reviewer for "Polymer and Colloid Science"
- Reviewer for "Water Resources"
- Reviewer for "Science of the total Environment"
- Reviewer for "Journal of Hydrogeology"
- Reviewer for "Chemosphere"
- Reviewer for "Applied Geochemistry"
- Member of the Water Chemical Society
- Member of the German Hydrogeological Section
- Member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists
- Member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences
- Member of the International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry
- Member of the American Chemical Society
- Member of the American Geophysical Union