Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety

Dr. Veronika Ustohalova

Senior Researcher

Professional Training and Career

1985 - 1991

Graduate study in Water engineering and water management at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University Prague, Czech Republic

1991 – 1993

Advanced postgraduate programme study for graduate MSc. with focus on pollutant transport in water bodies and groundwater at the Institute of Hydromechanics an Water Management, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Conferral of a doctorate at the Institute of Waste Management and Waste Technology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

1999 – 2008

Technical-scientific project in the field of landfill and waste management, remediation of contaminated sites, pollutant transport and immobilization, environmental Due Diligence, water renaturation and hydraulic engineering

Scientific Studies

  • Experimental investigation and modelling of degradation and transport processes in waste containment system component of landfills
  • Experimental investigations and modelling of transport processes in natural soils, methane oxidation in soils and landfill cover layers
  • Developing alternative building materials based on reuse of building material waste and products of combustion in incineration plants

At Öko-Institut e.V. since 2008

Language Skills


Czech, English , Russian , Slovak


Dr. Veronika Ustohalova