Course Instructors

Andrea G. Capodaglio, Ph.D., P.E. – Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Pavia. Member of the Management Committee of IWA’s Watershed and River Basin SG, Director of the Advanced Environmental Technologies Laboratory (LabTA2) of the University of Pavia, Associate Editor of the International Scientific Journals Water Science & Technology (UK), Ambiente e Agua (Brazil) and Alexandria Science Exchange Journal (Egypt).

Vladimir Novotny, Ph.D., P.E. – Managing Partner, AquaNova LLC, Newburyport, USA, and Professor Emeritus, Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI) and Northeastern University (Boston, MA). Dr. Novotny published 14 books on water quality management, diffuse pollution and Cities of the Future. He is a member of the IWA International Steering Committee for the Cities of the Future and the primary author of the volume Water Centric Sustainable Communities .

Steve Moddemeyer – Principal with the architecture firm CollinsWoerman in Seattle, USA. He works internationally with planners, architects, developers, and NGOs to design and evaluate sustainable district strategies for neighborhoods, cities and new town developments. He developed city-scale resilience policies as well as strategies and best practices for green infrastructure and landscape for Seattle and other communities. He is currently working with the National Academy of Sciences on the Resilient America Seattle Pilot, advises the University of Washington College of the Built Environment Masters in Infrastructure Management, and serves on the board of the Evergreen State College Center for Sustainable Infrastructure.

David Vaccari, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE – Professor and Director, Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA, Board Certified Environmental Engineer. Expert on biological treatment and phosphorus recovery from used water and on material resource flows in the economy.