Awards

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

Janet Hering receives 2018 Clarke Prize of the National Water Research Institute
Janet Hering receives 2018 Clarke Prize of the National Water Research Institute

Otto Jaag Water Protection Prize

Otto Jaag

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 2019

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

Awards 2018

ETH-Medal for Doctoral thesis 2018 Caitlin Proctor
Clarivate Analytics: Highly Cited Researchers 2018 in Environment/Ecology

2018

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

Awards 2017

University of Bern faculty award in biology, for PhD thesis 2017 Joana Meier
ETH Medal for Doctoral thesis 2017 Anja Felmy (-Bürkli)
Thomson Reuters: Highly Cited Researchers 2017 in Environment/Ecology 2017 Adriano Joss, Christa McArdell, Hansruedi Siegrist
Prix de Quervain for PhD thesis at the University of Basel 2017 Emiliano Stopelli
Otto Jaag Waterprotection Prize 2017 Michael Besmer
Alberto Rozzi Award, best paper on biological treatment 2017 Chris Zurbrügg, Bram Dortmans, Audinisa Fadhila, Bart Verstappen, Stefan Diener
ZKS/EPFL-Award, for work within the VUNA project 2017 Heather Bischel
Mid-term Career Achievement Award 2017 Jörg Rieckermann
EFFS Award (best PhD thesis in Freshwater Sciences) for PhD thesis at the University of Barcelona 2017 Stephanie Merbt
"venture" start-up competition, 3rd prize for business plan "Rainbow Biosystems" 2017 Kristin Schirmer, Vivan Lu Tan
SETAC Europe: RifCon Award for the best publication in ecotoxicology 2017 Yang Yue
Honorary Fellowship, IHE Delft 2017 Janet Hering
Swiss sustainability prize prix eco.ch for project "Gravit`eau" 2017 Regula Meierhofer, Maryna Peter
European Association of Geochemistry (EAG): Distinguished Lecturer 2017 Lenny Winkel

Awards 2015

Prize for young researchers 2015, Bettencourt Schueller Foundation 2015 Clément Vulin
Thomson Reuters: Highly Cited Researchers 2015 in Environment/Ecology 2015 Adriano Joss, Christa McArdell,
Hansruedi Siegrist, Urs von Gunten
Otto Jaag Waterprotection Prize 2015 Christoph Moschet
ETH-Medal for Doctoral thesis 2015 Theodora Stewart
ETH-Medal for Doctoral thesis 2015 Fabian Soltermann
ETH-Medal for Doctoral thesis 2015 Christoph Moschet
Golden Owl Award for excellent teaching at ETH Zurich 2015 Martin Ackermann
Membership of the US National Academy of Engineering 2015 Janet Hering
Luce Grivat Prize 2015 Yang Yue
SETAC GLB Award for young scientists for MSc thesis 2015 Christoph Moschet
SETAC GLB Award for young scientists for MSc thesis 2015 Alena Tierbach
Swiss Academies Award for Transdisciplinary Research (Swiss td-award):
Early Career Achievement Award
2015 Sabine Hoffmann
Distinguished Women in Chemistry 2015 Award 2015 Janet Hering
Harvey M. Rosen Memorial Award 2015 Elisabeth Salhi, Urs von Gunten et al.
Theodosius-Dobzhansky-Preis 2015 Catherine Wagner
National Award for Outstanding Doctorial Studies of the Chinese Scholarship Council 2015 Yang Yue
SETAC Europe: RifCon Award for the best publication in ecotoxicology 2015 Hannah Schug
Professorship under the CAS President’s International Fellowship for Distinguished Scientists, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2015 Urs von Gunten