History of the Heinz G. Stefan Fellowship

The Dhamotharan family established this fellowship in honor of Dr. Stefan to commemorate his lifetime of service to the University of Minnesota in his role as professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering and the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory in the College of Science and Engineering.

Heinz Stefan is a pioneer in environmental hydraulics and well known for the development of the MINLAKE and MNSTREAM water quality simulation models. He has edited four books, written fourteen review articles, and is an author of more than 200 refereed journal articles. In addition to his scientific accomplishments, Heinz has advised, inspired, and mentored approximately 100 masters and Ph.D. students during his career, many of whom have become engineers, researchers, and faculty exploring and implementing basic sciences in understanding and protecting aquatic ecosystems, and engineering design of water resources systems.