Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Gerner


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Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management (Prof. Disse )

Postal address

Postal:
Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

Education

  • 2013 | Conferral of a doctorate at the TU Dresden, Faculty of Environmental Sciences | Dissertation: A novel strategy for estimating groundwater recharge in arid mountain regions and its application to parts of the Jebel Akhdar Mountains (Sultanate of Oman).
  • 1996 – 1999 | Water Sciences (Specialization Hydrology) at the TU Dresden (Degree: Diploma).
  • 1995 – 1996 | Studies abroad at ELTE University Budapest (Hungary) (TEMPUS scholarship, funded by the European Union).
  • 1995 – 2000 | Hydrology at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau.

Professional Career

  • Since 2019 | Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering.
  • 2016 – 2019 | Scientific Staff at the Bavarian Environmental Agency, Augsburg | Focus: Channel Hydraulics & Flood Hazard Assessment in the context of Flood Risk Management.
  • 2013 – 2015 | Scientific Staff at Dr. Dittrich & Partner Hydro-Consult Ltd., Dresden | Focus: Flood Hydrology and Peatland Hydrology.
  • 2009 – 2012 | Research Associate at TU Dresden, Chair of Hydrology | Project IWAS Middle East (Oman): Arid Zone Hydrology in the context of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).
  • 1999 – 2008 | Scientific staff Hydrology/River Basin Management at DHI-WASY Ltd. (branch Dresden) | Focus: Flood Hydrology, Flood Hazard Assessment & Flood Protection, River Basin Management.