Thomas Aubron

Kontakt/ Adresse

Dept. Umwelt- und Biotechnologisches Zentrum (UBZ)
Environmental and Biotechnology Centre

für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 341 235-1023
Fax:     +49 (0) 341 235-1830

Lebenslauf / Akademische Ausbildung

2010 - present

Research Scientist - UFZ

  • Research and Development of Nature Based Solutions for water/wastewater treatment.
  • Planning of decentralised water/wastewater management schemes at local of regional level
  • Remediation of contaminated aquifers
  • Capacity development and technology transfer

2008 - 2010

Research Engineer - Arris Water (Australia)

  • Design of decentralised water and wastewater treatment systems
  • Construction supervision
  • Planning and coordination of O&M and monitoring activities


Project Engineer - Viaur Catchment Authority
  • Assessment of water quality and quantity issues in the catchment
  • Identification and management of an action plan to reduce pollution and erosion


Project officer - CQ Australia

  • Review of existing water resources management data
  • Set-up of a monitoring plan, data collection and analysis
  • River modelling
  • Proposition of a new water management plan


Field Manager - NGO Jardins du Monde (Burkina Faso)

  • Assessment of local agricultural, environmental and health related issues
  • Promotion of sustainable practices for the management of natural resources (water, soil, etc.)
  • Creation of production centres for medicinal plants and vegetables to fight malnutrition
  • Development of institutional and administrative relations with the local administrations
  • Support the development of community projects and of NGO networking
  • Financial, logistical and technical management of the projects


SMART II - Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies
Jordan, Israel, Palestine
2010 - 2014
BMBF grant: FKZ 02WM1080

SWINGS project (Safeguarding Water Resources in India with Green and Sustainable Technologies)
2014 - 2016
EU FP7 grant: 308502

Project Urban Catchments
2016 - 2017
BMBF grant: 02WCL1337A

Groundwater remediation projects (Rositz, Schönebeck, Böhlen...)
2017 - 2018