Awards

Eawags researchers are often being awarded for their outstanding research and accomplishments with national and international Awards.

Otto Jaag Water Protection Prize

The "Otto Jaag Water Protection Prize" recognizes outstanding dissertations and Master's theses in the field of water protection/hydrology at the ETH Zurich.

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Awards 2022 Award Winners
2022 Science Innovation Award of the European Geochemical Association (EAG) Lenny Winkel
Geochemistry Fellow Award of the European Geochemical Association (EAG) Lenny Winkel
Appointment as Honorary Members of the Swiss Waste Water Association (VSA) Janet Hering, Rik Eggen, Johny Wüest

Awards 2019

ETH Medal for Doctoral thesis Stefan Achermann
ETH Medal for Doctoral thesis Meret Aeppli
Ineson Lecture of the British Geological Society and the International Association of Hydrogeologists Mario Schirmer
Clarivate Analytics: Highly Cited Researchers 2019 Juliane Hollender, Ole Seehausen, Bernhard Truffer, Urs von Gunten
Otto Jaag Waterprotection Prize Stefan Achermann
Golden Owl Award for excellent teaching at ETH Zurich Lenny Winkel
SETAC GLB Award for young scientists for MSc thesis Hannah Schug
Sandmeyer Award of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) Michael Berg, Stephan Hug, Annette Johnson (in memoriam), Andreas Vögelin, Lenny Winkel
3R Swiss Competence Centre (3RCC) award Melanie Fischer, Kristin Schirmer
Building Award for NEST Empa, Eawag, dransfeldarchitekten ag
Francesca Gheradi Memorial Prize Kate Mathers
Price of the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich, for PhD thesis Chelsea Jean Little
ETHZ-Medal, for MSc thesis Nora Minas
Watt d’Or, special "Transition" award for NEST Empa, Eawag, dransfeldarchitekten ag

Awards 2018

ETH-Medal for Doctoral thesis Caitlin Proctor
Clarivate Analytics: Highly Cited Researchers 2018 in Environment/Ecology Adriano Joss, Urs von Gunten
Otto Jaag Waterprotection Prize Wenfeng Liu
Luce Grivat Prize for her Doctoral thesis at EPFL Carolin Drieschner
Clarke Prize of the National Water Research Institute Janet Hering
Early Career Award of the European Health Psychology Society Jennifer Inauen
Key Distinguished Lecturer of the American Genetic Association (AGA) Ole Seehausen
Water Industry Award as "Most Innovative New Technology of the Year", for CENTAUR project Joao P. Leitao, Jörg Rieckermann,
Juan P. Carbajal, Luis de Sousa
National Award for Outstanding Doctoral Studies of the Chinese Scholarship Council Wenfeng Liu
Hydrogeology Prize for MSc thesis Morgane Minnig
IFWW-Förderpreis for MSc thesis at University of Stuttgart Carolin Seller
Geochemical Society (GS) & European Association for Geochemistry (EAG): Geochemical Fellow Janet Hering