Adam R. Brady, P.E.

PhD Candidate
Sharp Group

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


An active duty Army officer, upon completion of my PhD I will return to the United States Military Academy as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering with a focus on Environmental Science.


Research Interests

Passive water treatment systems, environmental sustainability, engineered wetlands, environmental microbiology, sustainable systems development, sustainable water and wastewater engineering, impacts of remote teaching on student success

Dissertation Research

Utilizing unit processes to optimize the footprint of an engineered wetland while increasing the reliability and resiliency of wetland design through enhanced biotic and abiotic contaminant transformation capacity. Additionally, I look evaluate the potential of engineered wetlands in other impaired waters and environments throughout the world.


BS in Environmental Science, United States Military Academy, 2002

MS in Environmental Science and Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2012



Sharp Lab
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401