Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001 – 2005
    Research assistant and scientific collaborator (after 04/05) at the Laboratory of Hydrology and Land Improvement, EPFL

  • 2006 – 2007
    Postdoc research fellow at Institute of Geoecology, University of Potsdam

  • 2007 – 2010
    Assistant professor of hydrology at the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences at the Delft University of Technology

  • 2010 – 2015
    Senior research associate at the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering of Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

  • Since 2016
    Assistant-professor for hydrology, Faculty of Geosciences and Environment, University of Lausanne

Selected publications

  • Projecting hydropower production under future climates: a guide for decision‐makers and modelers to interpret and design climate change impact assessments, B Schaefli, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 2015,

  • On the calibration of hydrological models in ungauged basins: A framework for integrating hard and soft hydrological information, HC Winsemius, B Schaefli, A Montanari, HHG Savenije, Water Resources Research, 2009

  • HESS Opinions: Hydrologic predictions in a changing environment: behavioral modeling B Schaefli, CJ Harman, M Sivapalan, SJ Schymanski, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2011

  • What drives high flow events in the Swiss Alps? Recent developments in wavelet spectral analysis and their application to hydrology,B Schaefli, D Maraun, M Holschneider, Advances in Water Resources 2007

  • Do Nash values have value? B Schaefli, HV Gupta, Hydrological Processes 21, 2007

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Hydrology Division, European Geosciences Union

  • Swiss Commission for Hydrology (CHy)

  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Competition rower (especially coastal rowing) before the current break for family reasons (3 children); wind surfing


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