Julia Wolters

Chair of Urban Water Management and Institute of Environmental Engineering


Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1
52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 91525
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22285


10/2015 – 02/2019

Master’s Program Chemical and Process Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Specializations: Mechanical Process Engineering and Environmental Process Engineering/Water
Master thesis: “Performance of activated carbon membrane composites for estradiol removal simulating real-life conditions”


ERASMUS semester at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

10/2012 – 09/2015

Bachelor’s Program Chemical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Bachelor thesis: “A comparison of different methods of fouling control regarding filtration with ceramic hollow fiber membranes”



seit 03/2019

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft der RWTH Aachen



DWA German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste



  • Coordination of research associations
  • Supervision of the courses
    • Water Supply 1
    • Water Supply 2
    • Quality Management of Drinking Water Dams
  • Supervision of seminar papers and theses
  • Committee work

Thematic focuses

  • AOP, photocatalysis
  • Advanced wastewater treatment
  • Elimination of trace substances
  • Water reuse

Current Research Projects

PEPcat Energy-efficient advanced oxidation for removal of organic substances in wastewater through Plasmonically Enhanced Photocatalysis



Source Authors and Contributors
[Journal Article]
Combined Structural and Plasmonic Enhancement of Nanometer-Thin Film Photocatalysis for Solar-Driven Wastewater Treatment
In: ACS applied nano materials, 6 (16), 15204-15212, 2023
[DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.3c02867]
Daskalova, Desislava
Aguila Flores, Gonzalo
Plachetka, Ulrich
Möller, Michael
Wolters, Julia
Wintgens, Thomas Josef
Lemme, Max C. (Corresponding author)
[Journal Article]
TACN-Mn catalyst use in an advanced oxidation process for efficient micropollutant abatement in wastewater: A transformation study of diclofenac and sulfamethoxazole
In: Journal of environmental chemical engineering, 10 (5), 108320, 2022
[DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2022.108320]
Wolters, Julia
Usman, Muhammad
Mathiä, Johanna
Dirichs, Dirk
Bastian, Daniel
Aumeier, Benedikt Maximilian
Bolm, Carsten
Linnemann, Volker
Wintgens, Thomas Josef (Corresponding author)
[Journal Article]
Removal of steroid hormone micropollutants by UF-PBSAC composite in presence of organic matter
In: Journal of membrane science, 592, 117315, 2019
[DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117315]
Wolters, Julia
Tagliavini, Matteo
Schäfer, Andrea I. (Corresponding author)