PAIGE NOVAK

Professor
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering
Co-Director, MnDRIVE: Advancing Industry, Conserving Our Environment

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa, 1997

novak010@umn.edu
personal.cege.umn.edu/~novak/index.html

Research Interests

Biological transformation of hazardous substances in sediment, groundwater, and wastewater. Particular interest in how external environmental factors influence the biodegradation of these substances. Focus on PCB dechlorinators, role of dehalorespirers in the environment, estrogenic compounds in wastewater, micropollutants on microbial communities, and reactive membrane systems.