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Andreas Schönborn

Andreas Schönborn

Andreas Schönborn

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Institute of Natural Resource Sciences
Grüentalstrasse 14
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 58 10

Personal profile

Management role

Head, Ecological Engineering Group

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer and Researcher

Professional development teaching

CAS Managing Circular Economy

Professional milestones

Dec. 2017 Co-founder planar4 GmbH (ZHAW Spinoff),
since Aug. 2017 Head Ecological Engineering Group
since 2016 Co-president International Ecological Engineering Society
since 2014 Head of major Renewable Energies and Ecological Engineering
since 2013 Lecturer and researcher
2012-2017 Head Wetlands group
since 2007 Research Associate at ZHAW Waedenswil
2000-2007 Self employed, Director armadillo media gmbh, Lucerne
1999-2013 Editor & author of

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Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

C. Pahl-Wostl, A. Schönborn, N. Willi, J. Muncke, T.A. Larsen, 2003, Investigating consumer attitudes towards the new technology of urine separation, Water Science & Technology Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 57–65

Schlumpf, C., Pahl-Wostl, C., Schönborn, A., Jaeger, C.J. and Imboden, D. (2001). IMPACTS – An Information Tool for Citizens to Assess Impacts of Climate Change from a Regional Perspective. Climate Change 51, 199–241

R.Ch. Billeter, B. Züst, A. Schönborn, 1998, Switzerland, in: Constructed Wetlands in Europe, J. Vymazal, H. Brix, P.F. Cooper, M.B. Green, R. Haberl (eds.), Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands

A. Schönborn, B. Züst, E. Underwood, 1997, Long Term Perfomance of the Sand-Plant Filter Schattweid (Switzerland), Water Science & Technology Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 307-314

J. Staudenmann, A. Schönborn, C. Etnier, 1996, Recycling the Resource – Ecological Engineering for Wastewater Treatment (Proceedings), Transtec Publications