Stephan Hug

Dr. Stephan Hug

Department Water Resources & Drinking Water

About Me

Research Scientist

Research Group Leader
Associate editor of Environmental Science and Technology (2012-2014)

Research group  "Chemistry of Water Resources"

Ursula Schoenenberger, Thomas Ruettimann, Dr. Susan Borowski, Jagannath Biswakarma

Fields of research

Transport and transformation of pollutants on surfaces

- Role of solid surfaces in the transport and transformation of pollutants in aqueous systems.

Environmental technology

- Treatment of contaminated water, remediation of contaminated environments.
- Surface- and photochemical reactions, advanced oxidation techniques.

Molecular surface chemistry

- Mechanisms and kinetics of chemical and photochemical reactions in heterogeneous systems.

- Structure of surfaces and adsorbates, spectroscopic and microscopic methods (AFM/STM and FTIR).

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Curriculum Vitae

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Selected publications

Senn, A.-C.; Kaegi, R.; Hug, S. J.; Hering, J. G.; Mangold, S.; Voegelin, A. (2015) Composition and structure of Fe(III)-precipitates formed by Fe(II) oxidation in water at near-neutral pH: interdependent effects of phosphate, silicate and Ca, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 162, 220-246, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.032, Institutional Repository
Katsoyiannis, I. A.; Voegelin, A.; Zouboulis, A. I.; Hug, S. J. (2015) Enhanced As(III) oxidation and removal by combined use of zero valent iron and hydrogen peroxide in aerated waters at neutral pH values, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 297, 1-7, doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.04.038, Institutional Repository
Neumann, A.; Kaegi, R.; Voegelin, A.; Hussam, A.; Munir, A. K. M.; Hug, S. J. (2013) Arsenic removal with composite iron matrix filters in Bangladesh: a field and laboratory study, Environmental Science and Technology, 47(9), 4544-4554, doi:10.1021/es305176x, Institutional Repository
Roberts, L. C.; Hug, S. J.; Dittmar, J.; Voegelin, A.; Kretzschmar, R.; Wehrli, B.; Cirpka, O. A.; Saha, G. C.; Ali, M. A.; Badruzzaman, A. B. M. (2010) Arsenic release from paddy soils during monsoon flooding, Nature Geoscience, 3(1), 53-59, doi:10.1038/ngeo723, Institutional Repository
Katsoyiannis, I. A.; Ruettimann, T.; Hug, S. J. (2008) pH dependence of fenton reagent generation and As(III) oxidation and removal by corrosion of zero valent iron in aerated water, Environmental Science and Technology, 42(19), 7424-7430, doi:10.1021/es800649p, Institutional Repository

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Phone: +41 58 765 5454
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: BU C18

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Expert of

arsenic, solid-water interfaces, groundwater, spectroscopic methods

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