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Dr. Klement TOCKNER Professor of Aquatic Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin; President, Austrian Science Fund, Vienna


1993-1994 Freshwater consultant, Rwanda and Uganda, Africa
1994-1996 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Vienna
1996-1999 Assistant professor, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
1999-2007 Group leader, EAWAG, Dübendorf
2002 JSPS Fellow, Sendai, Japan
2004-2005 Guest scientist, Cary-Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook
since 2005 Titulary Professorship, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
2007-2016 Director, IGB Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin
since 2007 Professor, Aquatic Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin
since 2016 President, FWF Austrian Science Fund, Vienna


2004-2015 Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor (since 2015) of the Journal Aquatic Sciences
since 2015 National Institute of Environmental Studies, Japan (NIES), Member of Int. Advisory Board
since 2016 Member of Executive Board, ZALF Leibniz-Institute of Agricultural Landscape Research
since 2017 Member of the Governing Board, Science Europe


In total more than 200 publications, more than 130 in ISI journals
h-Index (Google Scholar): 65; Total number of citations: 15200
"Rivers of Europe", four edited Special Issues in journals


Liepolt-Prize for Danube Research, 1999
Elected member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2012
Elected member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, 2015
Prizes for highly cited papers (e.g. Wiley-Publisher Prize)