Prof. Michael Schneider leads the research team for the WaterD2D project at the Free University of Berlin. Since 2006, he has been the head of the Hydrogeology Group at the Free University of Berlin and was a Professor of Hydrogeology at Ludwig Maximilian University at Munich (2004-2006). Prof. Schneider has more than 30 years’ experience in Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology in Europe, Asia and Africa. His research focus is on Urban Water Resources, Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR), Deep Aquifer Systems and Interaction with shallow aquifers. He has led several applied-oriented research projects in Germany, Middle East, and India.
Dr. Brindha Karthikeyan is the WaterD2D Project Coordinator at the Free University of Berlin. She is a Water Resources Researcher by academic training with a specialization in Hydrogeochemistry, Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR), and Climate Change. Before joining the Free University of Berlin in 2018, she worked at the National University of Singapore, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) – Lao PDR, and Anna University, India.
Isabelle Schmidt is project coordinator and phd student at FU Berlin since 2020. She is an environmental engineer with specialization in Water Resources Management. Before joining the Hydrogoelogy Group, she worked for the WHO collaborating center for drinking water hygiene at the German Environment Agency.