Aquatic Ecology & Evolution


About Me

Responsible for limnological sampling and fieldwork, ecosystem analytics, microscopy, zooplankton analysis and the taxonomy of macroinvertebrates

Curriculum Vitae
July 2022 – Present Technician at Eawag, Fish Ecology Department, Kastanienbaum, Switzerland
June 2021 – July 2022 Scientific Assistant at Fish Ecology department with focus on Zooplankton and Macrozoobenthos analysis
Nov 2021 Certificate in Trichoptera larvae taxonomy from the limnology association Germany (DGL)
Feb 2020 – June 2020 Intern in river management and macrozoobenthos taxonomy at Büro am Fluss (aquatic consultant agency in Germany)
April 2017 – Aug 2018 Responsible for limnological excursions for students and supervising macrozoobenthos taxonomy courses
Oct 2017 – June 2021
Master in Ecology and Evolution (MSc.) at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
Master Thesis: Application of online-biomonitoring systems in wastewater treatment plants: potential to monitor changing wastewater compositions in real-time (first price in best master thesis of the young researcher award SETAC GLB e.V 2022). Thesis supervised by Cornelia Kienle (Oekotoxzentrum, Dübendorf), Miriam Langer (Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz Muttenz & Eawag, Dübendorf) and Heinz Köhler (Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen).
Sept 2014 – Oct 2017
Bachelor in Biology at the University of Tübingen (Germany)
Bachelor Thesis: Long-term effects of micropollutants on the health of Gammarus species in the lake Constance tributary “Schussen”, in context of an additional cleaning step in the wastewater treatment plant “Langwiese” and the rain overflow basin “Mariatal”. Thesis supervised by Rita Triebskorn (Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen) within the Project SchussenAktivplus.
Aug 2016 – Feb 2017 Semester Exchange with focus on limnology and microbiology at the University of Uppsala (Sweden)
Sept 2012 – Aug 2014 International Experience in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia


Tull, T. & Schmidt, D., Köhler, H. R. (2020). Role of ambient wavelength, shell size and pigmentation intensity in the heating of Mediterranean Theba pisana (Eupulmonata: Helicidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 86(3), 249-253.