Dr Heide Friedrich

Head of the Hydraulic Eng...
The University of Auckland

Heide Friedrich is the Head of the Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and leads the Water-worked Environments Research Group (water.auckland.ac.nz). She is also the Deputy Head Research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She has over 15 years’ experience, both in industry and academia, having worked and lived in Germany, Taiwan, UK, Australia and NZ. Her main research focus is on studying the physical processes in natural aquatic environments, such as rivers, and how water interacts with and shapes its surroundings.