Dr. Daniel Rosado

Abteilung für Hydrologie und Wasserwirtschaft
Olshausenstr. 75  
D-24118 Kiel
Raum-Nr. S1/R. 216
Telefon 0431-880 4889
Fax 0431-880 4607  
E-Mail drosado@hydrology.uni-kiel.de


Research topics

  • Impacts of pollution in aquatic ecosystems, risk assessment and bioremediation 
  • Advanced oxidation processes for water treatment
  • Regional expertise: Spain, Ecuador, Germany, India, Myanmar, China


  • Implementation, maintenance and improvement of quality management system for laboratories (ISO 17025)
  • Determination of parameters in environmental samples (water, sediment, soil, plant)
  • Organization of field samplings at the Rio Tinto estuary (Spain), Napo river (Ecuador), Pallikaranai catchment (India), Inle lake (Myanmar), etc.
  • Teaching and thesis supervision

Scientific Employment

  • Postdoctoral Scientist (2019-). Department of Hydrology and Water Resources Management, Institute for Natural Resource Conservation, University of Kiel, Germany, and the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.
  • Associate Professor (2015-2019). Department of Chemistry and Exact Sciences, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador.


  • Ph.D. in Chemical and Environmental Technology (2015). Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. Thesis title: Study of the environmentla quality of the sediments of the Ría de Huelva (Spain) using integrated methods.
  • MSc. in Environmental Ingineering (2012). Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. Thesis title: Technologies for the reduction and reuse of brines of desalination plants.
  • BSc. in Environmental Sciences (2010). Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain.

Research projects

  • Potential of marsupial frogs as a bioindicator of eutrophication in Andean ecosystems. 2018-.
  • Characterization of the water used by the shrimp industry and development of treatment alternatives based on advanced oxidation processes to reduce the microbal load in effluents. 2016-2018.
  • Design of bioremediation strategies based on plan-organism consortiums for the recovery of soils contaminated by mining activity by mining activity in the province of Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador. 2016-2017.
  • Evaluating the impact of oil activity on aquatic ecosystems and on human health, in the Napo River Basin, Amazon catchment, Ecuador. 2015-2016.
  • Analytical control of pollution receiver aquatic environments. 2012-2015.
  • Technologies for the use of residual brines from desalination plants. 2011-2012.

Researcher profiles