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Expertise | Expert activities in expert committees

The staff of the division Water Quality and Health perform a number of expert activities, such as
editing scientific journals and scientific databases,
peer review activities for renowned scientific journals,
expert opinions for scientific institutions and committees,
expert reviews for universities (dissertations, habilitations, performance agreements, etc.), as well as
expert activities in expert committees.

Expert activities in expert committees

The employees of the Water Quality and Health Division are significantly represented in the following expert committees:

Univ.-Prof. Andreas Farnleitner

  • Executive board member of the “Health Related Water Microbiology Specialist (HRWM) Group” of the International Water Association (IWA)
  • Vice chair of the Specialist Group "Microbiology and Hygiene" of the International Association for Danube Research (IAD)
  • Board member of the expert group “Water Quality & Treatment” of the Österreichische Vereinigung im Gas- und Wasserfach (ÖVGW)
  • Board member of the “Water Quality and Health Technical Advisory Group (WQTAG)” of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Vice Chair of the Specialist Group "Water & Microbiology" of the Austrian Association for Water and Waste Management (ÖWAV)
  • Executive board member of the "Willie Grabow Young Investigator Award" of the International Water Association (IWA)

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Kirschner

  • Chair of the Specialist Group "Microbiology and Hygiene" of the International Association for Danube Research (IAD)
  • Group Leader "Microbiology" for Joint Danube Survey 3 & 4 (International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River, ICPDR)
  • Member of the IWA Specialist Group on Health-related Water Microbiology (IWA)
  • Member of the Specialist Group "Health-Related Water Quality" of the International Association for Danube Research (IAD)
  • Member of the Specialist Group "Water & Microbiology" of the Austrian Association for Water and Waste Management (ÖWAV)

Dr.in Julia Vierheilig

  • ICC Water & Health
  • Young Water Professionals (YWP) Austria, österreichisches Nationalkomitee der International Water Association (IWA)
  • FEMtech
  • Verband Biologie, Biowissenschaften und Biomedizin in Deutschland (VBIO)

Dr. Domenico Savio

  • ICC Water & Health
  • International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin (ÖGHMP)

Dr.in Claudia Kolm

  • ICC Water & Health
  • TU Wien Fakultätsrat der Technischen Chemie