Language, diving, photography and more …

You could say that I am interested in everything that has to do with technology, language(s) or water. Moreover, I often take pictures, above and below water. As a consequence, will find three chapters on this homepage: diving, language(s) and pictures.

If you are want to know more about the name Ueberwasser you will find an explanation in German at

Already as a child, I felt like a fish in the water. As a teenager, I was a competitive swimmer. These days, I prefer to be one floor deeper. Diving in Switzerland, in The Netherlands or in the Red Sea or in other places is what I like best.
Language(s) and thus also linguistics are not only my passion but also my profession. My last job was at the University of Zurich in the SNSF project What's up, Switzerland?. More about my work and my scientific activities can be found in the section Linguistics.
Whether travelling, at events or while diving: I really enjoy taking pictures. Some of the results, which I particularly like or which I find particularly interesting, can be found in the section photography.