Patrick Wäger

Patrick Wäger holds the position of Senior scientist at the Technology & Society Lab, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa).

Amongst others, he is lead auditor for the Swiss waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection and recovery systems SENS and SWICO, co-chair of the working group "Integrative Research on Natural Resources" of the Swiss Academy for Environmental Research and Ecology (SAGUF), and lecturer at Hochschule Rapperswil (HSR) and Fachhochschule St. Gallen (FHS).

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from University of Zürich, a Master’s degree in Chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich, and a PhD in Environmental Sciences from ETH Zürich.