Christoph Lüthi

Dr. Eng. Infrastructure Planning, Siedlungshygiene und Wasser für Entwicklung / T +41 58 765 5614 /

Research Areas 

  • Urban environmental management in low and middle income countries
  • Strategic sanitation planning for urban and peri-urban contexts
  • Multi-stakeholder planning and programming for urban service delivery

Regular Teaching Activities 

  • EPF Lausanne, Switzerland. Department of Environmental Engineering, lecture: Sanitary Engineering in Developing Countries.
  • ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, lecture: Environmental Sanitation Planning and Infrastructure in Developing Countries.
  • ETH Zürich, Switzerland. NADEL Postgraduate Course on Developing Countries, module: Urbanisation Trends in Developing Countries.
  • TU Berlin, Germany. Postgraduate Course on Urban Management, module: WASH Infrastructure in Urban Areas.

Professional Activities

  • Swiss Water Partnership (SWP), active member.
  • KFPE, Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries. Member of the Board.
  • Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA): Lead Working Group “City Sanitation”.
  • International Water Association (IWA) – Member of the Urban Sanitation Initiative.

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