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Dipl.-Ing. Kathrin Münch

contact details

Phone: +49(0)631 / 205-4642
Fax:+49(0)631 / 205-3905
Paul-Ehrlich-Str. 14
Room 14/305
D-67663 Kaiserslautern

education and professional career

02/2016Research Assistant at the deparment Resource Efficient Wastewater Technologies and tectraa at the University of Kaiserslautern
09/2014 -
Project Engineer at GKW Consult GmbH in Mannheim (Projects in Tansania, Georgia, Vietnam, India und Tunisia)
09/2014Diploma Thesis at the department Environmental Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern „Evaluation of the start-up and running-in operation of the membrane bioreactor in Petersberg"
04/2013 -
Student Employee at Lahmeyer GKW Consult GmbH in Mannheim
10/2011 - 04/2012Internship at the Deutschen Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ GmbH in Nairobi, Kenya - examination and impact assessment of climate change in the catchments Kibuon and Tende at lake Victoria
12/2011participation and assistance at the DAAD Summer School „Water and Sanitation for the urban Poor - natural Hazard, Climate Change, Governance and human Rights" in Nairobi, Kenya - working group „Risk Management: Storm Water Management in urban informal Settlements, Infrastructure and Health"
05/2012 -
06/2010 -
Student Assistant at the department Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern
10/2007 -
Studies in Civil Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern with the specialisation in Environmental and Urban Water Management, Process Engineering and Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering

membership in professional associations

  • German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA)

Supervision of student projects


  • Substitution potential of phosphorus compounds in industrial manufacturing processes and products by recycled material of phophorus recovery from sewage treatment plants (Master Thesis)

Student Research Project

  • Investigation concerning the inclusion of the WWTP Hefersweiler in the semi-central sludge treatment center Lauterecken (Student Research Project)

Seminar Paper on the following topics

  • Anammox
  • Mikrobielle Brennstoffzellen in der Abwasserreinigung

selected publications

Poster and presentation:

Münch, K. (2015): Evaluation of the start-up and running-in Operation of the Membrane bioreactor operating with ceramic float membranes in Petersberg. 48. Essener Tagung within the scope of the IFWW advancement Award and of the panel Young Scientists, 15th April 2015 in Aachen