Martin MaierMartin Maier


Dr. Martin Maier


Institute of Earth Sciences

Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, Room 218

D-69120 Heidelberg


+49 (0) 6221 546004

Fax: +49 (0) 6221-545228


Curriculum Vitae


since 2020 Project manager and senior expert at ARCADIS Germany GmbH, Hamburg

since 2019

Scientific associate at the Institute of Earth Sciences in the Research Group Biogeochemistry, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
2014 - 2018 Scientific associate at the Institute of Earth Sciences in the Research Group Hydrogeochemistry and Hydrogeology, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
2009 - 2019 Consultant and Technical Specialist at CDM Consult GmbH, Mannheim
2009 - 2014 Graduate for PhD at the Institute of Earth Sciences, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
2008 - 2009 Groundwater modelling at GEOKLOCK, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2007 - 2008 Freelancer at various consultancies
1999 - 2007 Senior Consultant in environmental investigation and remediation, IBL Umwelt- und Biotechnik GmbH, Heidelberg
1998 - 1999 Advanced study in hydrogeology; Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen; MSc. 2005
1991 - 1996 Study of geology, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Diploma 1996

Research focus

  • Project-based research collaboration with the University Hospital Heidelberg (Institute of Public Health) financed by HCE-Start project funding (Influence of human waste on arsenic release into drinking water in Bangladesh – geochemical and statistical investigations).
  • Project-based research collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) financed by HeiKa project funding (AsFreeH2O: Applicability and social acceptance of water treatment technologies with respect to future sea-level rises).
  • Geochemical investigation of arsenic and drinking water quality in the Sylhet division, Bangladesh within the FAARM project framework by the University Hospital of Heidelberg (Institute of Public Health).
  • Scientific-technical counseling for the non-profit exploration of arsenic-free drinking water in Pabna, Bangladesh in cooperation with the aid organization “AGAPE e.V.”.
  • Insitu-Mobilisation of arsenic in pilot tests in Lampertheim-Neuschloss, Germany
  • Geochemical research on arsenic reactions at the contaminated site Lampertheim-Neuschloss, Germany
  • Geochemical study on natural attenuation processes in Sandhausen, Germany
  • Geochemical modelling of arsenic tracer tests at Cape Cod, USA

Previous projects



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