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Emese Hadnagy

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Program Chair
Center for Urban Waters (CUW) 355
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Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering focus)
University of New Hampshire
Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering focus)
University of New Hampshire
B.S. and M.Sc.
Civil Engineering
Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Biographical Information

Dr. Hadnagy is a civil engineering faculty member specializing in environmental and water resources engineering, and currently she is also leading the BS Civil Engineering program at UW Tacoma. 

Dr. Hadnagy has a broad interest in environmental pollution prevention and hazard mitigation in water and related matrices and the common thread of her research is to understand the physicochemical processes that control the fate, transport, and remediation of environmental contaminants. Dr. Hadnagy also has an interest in real-time surface water quality monitoring. Her research is a unique blend of experimental and data/modeling work and she has experience in studying both man-made and natural systems. In addition, Dr. Hadnagy is also involved in engineering education research.