Dr. Erich Wieland

Scientist / Group Leader

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI


1982 – 1988 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland, PhD in Environmental Sciences

1982 – 1983 Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG), Dübendorf, Switzerland Postgraduate studies on water resources and water pollution control

1976 – 1981 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland, Diploma in Natural Science


1994 – present Senior Scientist and Group Leader since 2005 - Laboratory for Waste Management (LES), Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Villigen, Switzerland

1993 – 1994 Consultant Scientist - MBT Environmental Engineering Ltd (since 1995: BMG Engineering), Schlieren, Switzerland

1991 – 1993 Research Fellow - Department of Civil Engineering, Water Quality Group, Stanford University, CA, USA

Research interests

  • Geochemistry of cementitious systems
  • Application of synchrotron-based techniques to cement research
  • Mechanisms and modelling of radionuclide-cement interactions
  • Performance assessment related aspects of radioactive waste disposal