Founder of AquaNova International



Dr. Vladimir Novotny

Camp Dresser McKee Professor of Environmental Engineering

Northeast University, Boston, USA.


Dr. Novotny's distinguished career in environmental and water resource engineering has been focused at Marquette University since 1973, where he served most recently as Professor and Chairman of the Environmental and Water Resources Committee and Director of the Institute for Urban Environmental Risk Management. He is also the president of the consulting company, AquaNova LLC. He has published widely in the field and has held a number of short-term teaching and research positions, including Fulbright Research Fellow at the University of Padova in Italy, and Visiting Professor at the University of Venice, Italy. In 2001 he received the Sam Jenkins Medal for Outstanding Service from the International Water Association for his leadership of the international group of specialists on diffuse pollution. In January 2002 he was elected a member of the International Water Academy in Oslo, Norway. Dr. Novotny began his education at the Technical University of Brno in his native Czechoslovakia, and received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Vanderbilt University. (From the Northeastern University announcement, September 2002).

2012 Kappe Lecturer




The book "Water Quality: Diffuse Pollution and Watershed Management" is ranked among top pollution books in the world.