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Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Gerner

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

Postal address

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München



Conferral of a doctorate at the TU Dresden, Faculty of Environmental Sciences. Doctoral thesis: 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 (Specialisation 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


since 2019

Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München), 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); focus: 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