Florian Altermatt receives an professorships form the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The Professorship will be associated with the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich. The funding period is 4 years and may be extended by no more than 2 years.
Florian Altermatt did his PhD at the University of Basel and was Postdoc at UC Davis in California in the department of Environmental Science and Policy. Since 2011 he is a group leader at Eawag at the Eco department. His research focusses on invasion and dispersal processes in river-like networks.