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Dr. Basilius Thalmann

Dr. Basilius Thalmann

Dr. Basilius Thalmann

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

+41 (0) 58 934 52 89

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate

Research Group of Soil Ecology

Expertise and research interests

Chemical Soil Protection
Environmental Chemistry (Soil and Water)

Educational background

2012 - 2015: Doctoral thesis in the Department of Process Engineering at Eawag/ETH, title of dissertation: "Transformations of Silver Nanoparticles in Urban Wastewater and Water Systems"
2009 - 2011: Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Sciences with Major in Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, Thesis: "Non-Extractable Residue Formation of Sulfonamides in Soil" - Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology(ETH), Zurich
2005 - 2009: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology(ETH), Zurich

Professional milestones

Since 2019: Research Associate at ZHAW, IUNR, Soil Ecology Research Group
2018 - 2019: Project Manager Chemical Risk Assessment, Arcadis Schweiz AG
2015 - 2017: Postdoctoral researcher in the Process Engineering Department at Eawag, Investigation of the Behaviour of Metals during Ozonation
2011: Highschool Teacher for Chemistry



Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Thalmann, B., Kaegi, R., von Gunten, U., 2018. Metalle in der Ozonung - Verhalten von ausgewählten Metallen: Oxidation von Metallsulfiden und Metallkomplexen. Aqua Gas 68–76.
Thalmann, B., von Gunten, U., Kaegi, R., 2018. Ozonation of municipal wastewater effluent containing metal sulfides and metal complexes: Kinetics and mechanisms. Water Res. 134, 170–180.
Thalmann, B., Voegelin, A., Morgenroth, E., Kaegi, R., 2016. Effect of humic acid on the kinetics of silver nanoparticle sulfidation. Environ. Sci. Nano 3, 203–212.
Thalmann, B., Voegelin, A., von Gunten, U., Behra, R., Morgenroth, E., Kaegi, R., 2015. Effect of Ozone Treatment on Nano-Sized Silver Sulfide in Wastewater Effluent. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 10911–10919.
Thalmann, B., Voegelin, A., Sinnet, B., Morgenroth, E., Kaegi, R., 2014. Sulfidation Kinetics of Silver Nanoparticles Reacted with Metal Sulfides. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 4885–4892.
Gogos, A., Thalmann, B., Voegelin, A., Kaegi, R., 2017. Sulfidation kinetics of copper oxide nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Nano 4, 1733–1741.
Gulkowska, A., Thalmann, B., Hollender, J., Krauss, M., 2014. Nonextractable residue formation of sulfonamide antimicrobials: New insights from soil incubation experiments. Chemosphere 107, 366–372.
Hofstetter, D., Thalmann, B., Nauser, T., Koppenol, W.H., 2012. Hydrogen Exchange Equilibria in Thiols. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 25, 1862–1867.