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Em.O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Hans-Peter Nachtnebel

Institute of Hydrology and Watermanagement
Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-81620


ORCID: 0000-0003-3983-7126

Curr. Vitae

2004 - Deputy director of the Dept. of Water-Atmosphere-Environment
2002 - Sabbatical Leave: Integrated Disaster Risk Management DPRI, Kyoto University, Japan.
1993 - Professor of Hydrology, Water Management, and Hydraulics
1991-1992 - Sabbatical semester at Ecole des mines, Fountainebleau, Université Paris VI
1986 - Habilitation, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification


eco-hydrological modelling and management; river model; river restoration; sustainable development; stochastic hydrology; river environment; particle transport; sustainable water management; general sworn expert; impact of climate change on water resources; conflict analysis; geographical information systems and their application in water resources management; risk analysis;


2006 Ehrendoktorrat der Landwirtschaftlichen Universität Warschau ( Honorary Doctorate of Warsaw Agricultural University )
2003 Honorary Badge of Warsaw Agricultural University
2002 Invited Professor at Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI). Kyoto University, Japan
1990 2. Staatspreis für Ökosystemforschung für das Projekt: Ökosystemstudie Donaustau Altenwörth
1988 Adolf Schärf-Preis für wissenschaftliche Leistungen (Award for scientific research)
1987 Invited Kremer Lecturer at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA.

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2008 - European Sediment Network SedNet
scientific advisor
2004 - Austrian National Comittee of MaB Programme of UNESCO
2001 - Member of the IAHR Section on Water Resources Management
1996 -2001 IAHR Section on Water Resources Management
1995 -2001 UNESCO preparatory group for IHP-V (5th International Hydrological Program for 1995-2001)
1993 - Austrian Water and Waste Management Association (ÖWAV)
1992 - Austrian National Comittee of IHP Programme of UNESCO
1990 - American Water Resources Association AWRA
1990 - International Association for Hydraulic Research IAHR
1988 - IAHS groundwater commission
1986 -1994 EURO-working group on multiple criteria decision support
1985 -1987 Ecological advisory committee for the hydropower development along the Danube on behalf of the Austrian federal government
1985 -1998 Austrian Committee of the International Research Association for the Danube
1981 - American Geophysical Union
1970 - Austrian Physical Society

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2006 - Soil and Water Research:
Editorial Board Member
2001 -2005 Hydrogeology Journal:
Editorial Board Member
1993 - Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft:
Editorial Board Member
1990 -1998 Stochastic Hydrology and Hydraulics:
Editorial Board Member
1986 -1988 La Revue des Sciences de l'Eau :
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2008 - Natural Hazards
2007 - Structure and Infrastructure Engineering
2000 - European Journal of operational Research

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2008 -2008 Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - Germany

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2009 International Symposium on HydroECO’2009
2009 Eleventh International Symposium on Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering (WMHE2009)
scientific member of the advisory board
2008 Scientific Committee of International Conference Water Efficiency in Urban Areas: Concepts, Technologies, Socio Economics
member of the organisation committee
2008 Scientific Committee of 8th International Conference on Hydro-Science and -Engineering (ICHE-2008)
member of the organisation committee
2008 Scientific Committee of the XXIVth CONFERENCE OF THE DANUBIAN COUNTRIES
member of the organisation committee
2008 International Scientific Committee and Co-organizer of International Conference Hydro-Predict
member of the organisation committee
2007 10th. Int. Conference on Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering
member of the organisation committee
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