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Dr. Tobias Nicollier



Visiting scientist


Mountain Hydrology and Mass Movements

Torrents and Mass Movements


Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi LG E 07


Education and professional experience

  •  2017 - 2018 Research assistant in the "Exploration and Environmental Geophysics" group of the ETH Zurich in the NASA InSight project
  • 2015 - 2017 IDEA League Joint Master in Applied Geophysics, TU Delft / ETH Zurich / RWTH Aachen
  • 2011 - 2014 Bachelor in Earth Sciences, ETH Zurich

Research interests

  • Geophysical methods (Seismics, ERT, Georadar, EM)
  • Signal processing (Frequency analysis, Design of filters,...)
  • Bedload transport as a stocastic process and natural hazard
  • Dynamic of mountain streams and torrents
  • Prevention of natural hazards in the Alpine region