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Aaron Packman

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director of Northwestern Center for Water Research

About

Areas of Focus

  • Water scarcity and drought 
  • Hydraulics and hydrology 
  • Urban water management and flooding 
  • Pollution – nutrients, metals and contaminated sediments 
  • Aquatic ecosystems 
  • Sediments and soil erosion 
  • Microbial biofilms 
  • Waterborne disease
  • Hospital-acquired infection
  • Medical device infections

Work/Research

  • Water systems dynamics, contamination risks and microbial growth and transmission in natural and engineered water systems 
  • Nutrient pollution, urban flooding, ecosystem degradation and restoration, and waterborne disease transmission