Project Description

Heidi Nepf

Donald and Martha Harleman Professor
Margaret MacVicar Fellow

Research Interests: environmental fluid mechanics


Parsons Laboratory
Room 48-216D
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Telephone: 617.253.8622
Assistant: Brenda Pepe /
Research Website:


  • B.S. 1987, Bucknell University
  • M.S. 1988, Stanford University
  • Ph.D., 1992, Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Physical mechanisms which affect transport and fate of contaminants and nutrients in lakes, wetlands, and coastal zones, vegetated flow dynamics.

Teaching Interests

  • Fluid mechanics, surface water transport processes, physical limnology.

Selected Publications

  • For selected publications please visit Professor Nepf’s home page.