Dr. Bettina Schaefli is a hydrologist and an environmental engineer with 15 years of experience in academic research. She graduated as an environmental engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2001 where she also obtained her PhD in 2005 on the topic of climate change impact on hydropower production. She worked as a postdoc at the universities of Potsdam (Germany), of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC, USA) and of Bologna (Italy) before becoming an assistant professor for hydrology at TU Delft (The Netherlands) in 2007. She returned to EPFL as a senior scientist in 2010 where she works at the laboratories of Ecohydrology and of Hydraulic Constructions as an expert for catchment-scale hydrological modeling, in particular in high alpine areas, and for environmental model uncertainty quantification. She joined the SCCER-SoE in 2014.
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Dr. Schaefli is working as an expert for hydrological modeling on the different hydropower work packages.