Staff

Christoph Lüthi

Dr. Christoph Lüthi

Dr. Eng. Infrastructure Planning

Department Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development

About Me

Research Areas 

  • Urban environmental management in low and middle income countries
  • Strategic sanitation planning for urban and peri-urban contexts
  • Multi-stakeholder planning and programming for urban service delivery

Regular Teaching Activities 

  • EPF Lausanne, Switzerland. Department of Environmental Engineering, lecture: Sanitary Engineering in Developing Countries.
  • ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, lecture: Environmental Sanitation Planning and Infrastructure in Developing Countries.
  • ETH Zürich, Switzerland. NADEL Postgraduate Course on Developing Countries, module: Urbanisation Trends in Developing Countries.
  • TU Berlin, Germany. Postgraduate Course on Urban Management, module: WASH Infrastructure in Urban Areas.

Professional Activities

  • Swiss Water Partnership (SWP), active member.
  • KFPE, Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries. Member of the Board.
  • Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA): Lead Working Group “City Sanitation”.
  • International Water Association (IWA) – Member of the Urban Sanitation Initiative.
Links
http://www.eawag.ch/abteilung/sandec/

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Projects

This two-year research project assesses the conditions and functionality of sanitary infrastructure in four selected health centres in India and Uganda.
Eawag-Sandec in partnership with UN-HABITAT and WSSCC has published complete guidelines for Community-Led Urban Environmental Sanitation Planning (CLUES).
ESRISS is a Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) funded research project at Sandec that deals with the sanitation planning gap in Nile Delta villages which cannot be connected to large centralised treatment plants.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Address

E-Mail: christoph.luethi@eawag.ch
Phone: +41 58 765 5614
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: FC F39

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Expert of

developing countries, urban planning, sustainable water management, urban sanitation, urban water management, transdisciplinary research, drinking water

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