Dr Anke Steinel (nee Wendelborn)

Former PhD Candidate – Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University

In 2002 Anke obtained her degree in Geology (equivalent to a Masters) at the Institute for Geosciences, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany. Her thesis was a hydrogeological study in South Vietnam looking at the dioxin left from Agent Orange-spraying during the Vietnam War. She then started her PhD at Monash University (see below), which she completed in 2008. Anke has since been working as a scientific staff member at the Department of Groundwater resources of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) in Hannover (Germany).

Anke’s PhD (Zinc and Copper Behaviour During Stormwater Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Sandy Aquifers) is linked to the Non-Vegetated Filtration Systems theme, within the WSUD Technologies Program.