Environmental Engineering is a widely growing and respected specialization in the Engineering field and the University of New Haven’s faculty are experts in the field. Our online Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering is taught by faculty who are scholar-practitioners. They have practical, real-world experience as well as a background in research to back up what they know. Meet a few of them …
Graduate Environmental Engineering Coordinator Agamemnon Koutsospyros Ph.D. outlines the key components of the online graduate environmental engineering program at the University of New Haven.
Dr. Emese Hadnagy
Dr. Emese Hadnagy is an Assistant Professor and the Graduate Coordinator of the Online MS in Environmental Engineering program at the University of New Haven. Dr. Hadnagy teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses in water resources and environmental engineering (both on-campus and online). Her current research focuses on innovative chemical treatment technologies and on surface water quality issues. Dr. Hadnagy was attracted to the University of New Haven because of its strong focus on applied engineering education, its innovative efforts in developing online courses, and because she wanted to teach in a small classroom setting where she could have a lot of personal interaction with students. In her courses, she strives to achieve a healthy balance between theory and application, and her main goal is to foster independence in her students to help them transfer the knowledge they gained in the classroom to their current and future jobs.
Dr. Agamemnon Koutsospyros is a Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Environmental Engineering at the University of New Haven. He holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Polytechnic University of New York (NYU Tandon School of Engineering). His research interests include physical, chemical, and biological processes for degradation of pollutants, fate, and transport of environmental contaminants, use of waste and renewable materials in remedial processes, and anaerobic degradation of microalgae for biogas production. He is the author of many publications in scientific journals, conference proceedings, and reference books. He is the founder of the fully online M.S. Environmental Engineering at the University of New Haven and a founding member of the International Conference Protection and Restoration of the Environment.
Dr. Cameron Oden will join the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Fall 2022. Dr. Oden’s background and research are in the areas of environmental chemistry, water treatment, soil remediation, and sustainable engineering. He received his PhD from UT Austin in 2020 and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at CU Boulder from 2020-2022. His dissertation focused on understanding the underlying reactions occurring during thermal remediation of soil. His postdoctoral work focused on the life cycle assessment of water treatment technologies for PFAS.
Amy Dill, PE is an Adjunct Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of New Haven and a licensed professional engineer, with 20 years of experience in the waste water and solid waste industries. She teaches graduate level classes in Solid Waste Management both in-person and on-line. She has an MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of New Haven, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University. She is the professional mentor to the student chapter of Engineers without Borders (EWB) at the university.
Jason Farren, P.E., is an Adjunct Professor in the Environmental Engineering program at the University of New Haven. Mr. Farren teaches graduate level engineering courses on-campus and online. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of New Haven. Mr. Farren has worked as an Environmental Engineer since 1993, both as a Compliance Manager in the energy industry, and as a Project Manager at a Connecticut environmental consulting firm; he is a registered Professional Engineer with the State of Connecticut.
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