Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Baumann

Vice Dean and Course Director Master Environmental

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Baumann
Teaching areas:

Wastewater Treatment and Urban Strom Drainage

Civil Engineering
Bachelor Civil Engineering
Master Environmental Protection
+49 711 8926 2830
Office hours:
By appointment


  • since 2016

    Professor for Urban Water Management at HFT

  • 2000 - 2016

    Consulting and planning services for operators of municipal and industrial wastewater plants in Germany and abroad at two different engineering service providers in Baden-Württemberg, the last eight years as managing partner

  • 1989 - 2000

    Application-oriented research, development and assessment of wastewater and sludge treatment processes at the Institute for Urban Water Management at the University of Stuttgart

  • 1983 - 1989

    Study of civil engineering at the University of Stuttgart


  • 2018

    "Phosphorous: Polluter and Resource of the Future – Removal and Recovery from Wastewater" (Editor: Ch. Schaum). Part 9: "Phosphorous removal: An economic assessment". IWA Publishing, London. 2018, pp. 205 – 218

  • 2012

    "Operational Problems in Wastewater Treatment Plants". 138 pages. DWA-Landesverband Baden-Württemberg, ISBN 978-3-942964-15-9 (with: Kh. Krauth, M. Roth and W. Maier)

  • 2001

    "Cost-benefit analysis for the use of sensors  in Wastewater Treatment". Paper at HYDROTOP 2001, 26.04.2001 in Marseille

  • 1999

    "Design of Nitrification/Denitrification in Fixed Growth Reactors in: Environmental Processes" – Wastewater and Waste Treatment, Vol. 11a of the Series: Biotechnology, 2nd Edition, Wiley-VCH-Verlag, S. 337-348, ISBN: 3-527-28321-8

  • 1996

    "Reuse of Industrial Wastes as Chemicals for Wastewater Treatment". Paper at  "2nd IAWQ Specialised Conf. on Pretreatment of Industrial Waste", 16.10.1996, Athen (GR) (with Kh. Krauth)

  • 1992

    "Biological Phosphorus Removal in Combination with Simultaneous Precipitation at the Waiblingen Treatment Plant". Paper at the European Conference on Nutrient Removal from Wastewater, 04.09.1992, Wakefield/Leeds (England), published in: Nutrient Removal from Wastewaters, Technomic Verlag, S.311-320, 1994 ISBN 1-56676-099-2


  • 1995

    Willy-Hager-Prize 1994 for "outstanding work of young university scientists in the field of water and wastewater treatment"

Office Projects

  • since 2016

    Consulting services for operators of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants as well as engineering offices in questions of wastewater and sludge treatment at home and abroad