Dr. Benjamin Bandowe

  • Forschung
  • Gruppe: Böden
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Benjamin Bandowe

Analytical Chemistry, Biogeochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Organic Geochemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry, Paleoenvironmental studies


  • Development of analytical methods to determine organic compounds
  • Compound specific isotope analysis
  • Levels, sources, fate, transport, effects and remediation of organic pollutants in the environment
  • Environmental risk assessment, Environmental health & (Eco)toxicology
  • Reconstruction of past environments with biomarkers & anthropogenic markers


2016-2018 P.R.I.M.E. Fellow at University of Bristol and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Since 2015 Member of the Editorial Board of Heliyon (An Elsevier Journal)
2010-2016 Assistent/Postdoc, University of Bern, Switzerland
2010 Dr. rer. nat in Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
2005 MSc in Chemistry, Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany
2004-2005 Research Assistant/MSc Thesis at Forchungszentrum Jülich, Germany
1999-2002 Teaching Assistant/Grad. Student at Department of Chemistry, University of Ghana
1999 BSc in Chemistry, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana


P.R.I.M.E. Fellowship Project: Compound-specific stable isotope values of oxygenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (OPAHs) as tracers of their formation in the environment


2015 Seminar Soil Science and Biogeochemistry (BSc Students Univ. Bern)
2014 Advanced Laboratory Methods Lectures (MSc Students Univ. of Bern)
2012-2014 Seminar Soil Science (BSc, MSc and PhD Students, Univ. of Bern)
2011-2013 Lab. Course in Soil Biogeochemistry (MSc Students, Univ. of Bern)

Soil Biogeochemistry Lectures (MSc Students, Univ. of Bern)

List of publications and conference contributions