Dr. Ariette Schierz


office: building 1.0, room 023

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2022 Research Scientist at Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Leipzig
2018-2022 Research Scientist/Project Coordinator at Helmholtz Center Dresden- Rossendorf (HZDR), Institute for Resource Ecology
2015-2017 Senior Scientist at Exponent Inc., Ecological and Biological Science Practice, USA
2011-2015 Research Scientist and Lab Manager, Research group Prof. D. Reible at Texas Tech University, Center for Water Resources and at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), Center for Research in Water Resources, USA
2007-2008 Research Associate at HZDR, Institute for Radiochemistry
2007 PhD at the Leipzig University, Faculty for Chemistry and Mineralogy
2003-2007 Research Associate at Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, UFZ
2003 Graduated from Leipzig University in Chemistry/Environmental Chemistry (Diploma)


• Geochemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Remediation
• Reactive transport and geochemistry of contaminants, colloids and engineered nanoparticles in the environment
• Management and monitoring of contaminated sites
• In-situ groundwater remediation based on colloidal adsorbents (colloidal activated carbon) and catalysts Effects of humic substances on pollutant fate in the environment