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Julia Gebert

Delft University of Technology (NL)



2017 - present

Delft University of Technology (NL)

Associate professor, Dr. habil.

MSc level courses: Environmental Geotechnics; Principles of Environmental Engineering; Suspensions, sludges and Soils; Reactive Resources and Wastes
Research focuses on biogeochemical processes in landfills and river sediments as well as on beneficial use options for dredged material

2011 - 2017

Hamburg Port Authority (DE)

Head of Environmental Services Unit

Environmental monitoring of dredged material treatment and disposal sites;
Monitoring of sediment quality;
Beneficial use of dredged material

2004 - 2011

University of Hamburg (DE)

Junior research group leader

Engineering field solutions for the microbial oxidation of landfill methane;
Use of dredged sediment as dike construction material

Main research interest

Landfill in situ stabilization;Biological landfill gas treatment; Role of organic matter for sediment flow and settlement behaviour; Greenhouse gas production from decay of sediment organic matter

Most relevant projects

• S2S – Sediment to Soil
• CURE – Coupled Multiprocess Research for Reducing Landfill Emissions
• CIRCLEMUD – Understanding the effects of conditioning on sediment properties for optimizing port maintenance strategies
• BIOMUD – Turnover of Organic Matter in Ports and Waterways
• MiMethox – Microbial Methane Oxidation in Landfill Covers


>50 scientific papers, book contributions and technical guidelines
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7805-5373

Awards / Other

• 2023 John Pacey Award Sardinia 202
• 2022 Team Science Award by the Dutch Science Foundation NWO


e-mail: j.gebert@tudelft.nl
phone: +31 152 782 798