Eawag researcher Dr Tove Larsen will become the new member of the Directorate. She will succeed Professor Hansruedi Siegrist, who will retire at the end of September 2014, as from 1 October 2014.
Tove Larsen holds a Doctor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and has been a senior scientist in Eawag’s Department of Urban Water Management since 1999. As a member of the Directorate, Tove Larsen will represent the research field of environmental engineering, thus supporting Eawag’s endeavour to implement innovative technologies in a practical manner. Tove Larsen has already led large-scale research projects in the field of urban water management with a high degree of success. In the course of her activities to date, she was also a Lecturer in Environmental Engineering for eight years at ETH Zurich and a Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) for one year.