Vanessa Bolivar Paypay

Vanessa Bolivar Paypay, M.Sc.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Water-waste-energy nexus in urban areas
  • Sustainable and circular resource management
  • Sustainability assessment

Current projects

  • PhD Dissertation project on sustainable and circular water-waste-energy nexus in Latin America.

Professional background

2019 - 2020 Project leader Phosphorus-Recycling Baden-Württemberg at the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (Stuttgart)
2017 - 2018 Intern and Research assistant at Fraunhofer Institute IGB – Sustainable nutrients recycling (Stuttgart)
2017 Research assistant at Fraunhofer Institute IBP – Life Cycle Engineering GaBi (Stuttgart)
2015 - 2018 Master’s degree (M.Sc.) Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Wastewater Process Engineering at University of Stuttgart (Germany)
2013 - 2015 Health safety & environment supervisor at KMMP Peru S.A (Peru)
2012 - 2013 Environmental engineer at CONCAR S.A. (Peru)
2011 Environmental assistant at MINPETEL S.A (Peru)
2005 - 2010 Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) Environmental engineering at the University Agraria La Molina (Peru)


Bolivar Paypay, V.; Suryandari, D.; Gallardo, J. P.; Fuss, M.; Poganietz, W.-R.
Investigating sustainable alternative sanitation systems through the lens of the Water-Wastewater-Waste-Energy-Food Nexus in Chilean and Indonesian communities
2023. 11th International Conference on Industrial Ecology (ISIE 2023), Leiden, Netherlands, July 2–5, 2023