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Through the Faculty Fellows Program, the Institute fosters an environment that encourages cross-disciplinary connections and nurtures a collaborative spirit among faculty across the 12 schools. This program identifies faculty with a demonstrated interest in urban research and provides research and communication services.

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Howard Neukrug

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Professor of Practice, Former CEO of Philadelphia Water, Senior Fellow, US Water Alliance

About

Howard Neukrug P.E., is professor of practice in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Penn. Neukrug is Fmr. CEO of Philadelphia Water and Senior Fellow, US Water Alliance, is a national expert and leader in drinking water, water resource and wastewater utility management, recognized as a builder of regional and inter-agency coalitions and trust-based relationships with regulators, legislators, environmental and consumer advocates, and communities.   He is currently the Principal of Howard Neukrug Environmental Consulting, a Senior Fellow at the US Water Alliance (USWA), an Advisor to the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Forest Service, and an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches classes on “Water, Science and Politics”, “Sustainable Cities” and “Future Trends in the Water Industry”.   He most recently retired as CEO of Philadelphia Water, a $1 Billion (USD) integrated drinking water, wastewater, stormwater and water resource public utility serving over 2 million persons in a city located between New York City and Washington, DC.  The defining initiative in Howard’s tenure as CEO is his ‘Green Cities, Clean Waters” program that places an unprecedented reliance on innovative green infrastructure to managing urban runoff – in other words, plants instead of pipes. Mr. Neukrug is a Professional Engineer, Board Certified Environmental Engineer and an Honorary Diplomat of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.  He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Civil and Urban Engineering, Class of ’78. 

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Professor of Practice, Former CEO of Philadelphia Water, Senior Fellow, US Water Alliance

About

Howard Neukrug P.E., is professor of practice in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Penn. Neukrug is Fmr. CEO of Philadelphia Water and Senior Fellow, US Water Alliance, is a national expert and leader in drinking water, water resource and wastewater utility management, recognized as a builder of regional and inter-agency coalitions and trust-based relationships with regulators, legislators, environmental and consumer advocates, and communities.   He is currently the Principal of Howard Neukrug Environmental Consulting, a Senior Fellow at the US Water Alliance (USWA), an Advisor to the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Forest Service, and an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches classes on “Water, Science and Politics”, “Sustainable Cities” and “Future Trends in the Water Industry”.   He most recently retired as CEO of Philadelphia Water, a $1 Billion (USD) integrated drinking water, wastewater, stormwater and water resource public utility serving over 2 million persons in a city located between New York City and Washington, DC.  The defining initiative in Howard’s tenure as CEO is his ‘Green Cities, Clean Waters” program that places an unprecedented reliance on innovative green infrastructure to managing urban runoff – in other words, plants instead of pipes. Mr. Neukrug is a Professional Engineer, Board Certified Environmental Engineer and an Honorary Diplomat of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.  He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Civil and Urban Engineering, Class of ’78. 

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