Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering

Welcome to the Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering at the Technische Universität München. Our research activities are centered around sustainable, energy-efficient urban water and wastewater systems, energy recovery from wastewater and anaerobic technologies, storm water treatment and management, microbial systems, engineered natural treatment systems, advanced water treatment (membrane- and oxidation hybrid processes), water recycling, and state-of-the-art analytical tools for process control and water quality.


Biological methanation in trickle bed reactors - a critical review

Interlaboratory comparison using inactivated SARS-CoV-2 variants as a feasible tool for quality control in COVID-19 wastewater monitoring

Dr. Christoph Schwaller, who received his doctorate from the chair in December 2022, received the TUM Department Prize for Civil and Environmental…

Dr. Pablo Vega Garcia received the "Mall Environmental Award for Water" for his outstanding dissertation on June 14th, 2023. Last year he completed…

International Collaborators

The complete list of international partners can be found here.


Member of German Water Partnership