Uwe Schneidewind

Input of phosphorus into streams and lakes via groundwater

Furthur Research Interests

  • Water flow and contaminant transport processes in the hyporheic zone
  • Using heat as a tracer to describe exchange at the groundwater-surface water interface
  • Modeling reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes
  • Transport of engineered nanoparticles in subsurface materials


  • 2006 B.Sc. Environmental and Resource Management, BTU Cottbus, Germany
  • 2008 M.Sc. Applied Environmental Geoscience, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • 2016 PhD Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium

Academic Achievements and Honors

  • Grant for Initiation of International Collaboration, German Research Foundation - 2017
  • Travel Grant for EGU General Assembly 2015, Research Foundation Flanders - 2015
  • Travel Grant for IAH Meeting 2012, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University - 2012
  • Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher Fellowship within ITN ADVOCATE, European Union - 2011-2014
  • Scholarship for semester abroad at UNAM, Mexico, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - 2004