The following are the partners and key individuals that lead the HydraTek team:

  • karney

    Dr. Bryan W. Karney, P.Eng.

    Dr. Karney is the Founding Principal of HydraTek which now has a track record that spans more than 20 years since its inception in 1988.  He concurrently holds the positions of Professor of Civil Engineering, Chair of the Environmental Engineering and Energy Division, and Associate Dean responsible for Cross-Disciplinary Programs in the Faculty of Applied Science at the University of Toronto.  He has led numerous transient and specialty hydraulics studies and is the senior technical advisor on most complex projects.  Furthermore, he also leads HydraTek’s research and training components.  Through his teaching, research and consulting, Dr. Karney has influenced many hydraulic engineers and decision makers around the world.


    Tel: +1 416-978-7776


  • radulj

    Djordje Radulj, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

    Djordje (George) is the Managing Director of HydraTek and is responsible for the planning, coordination, and the direct execution of our projects.  He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the Provinces of Ontario and Alberta, and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto where he also completed the Collaborative Program in Environmental Engineering.  His graduate work focused on the interrelationship between field measurements and numerical analysis of hydraulic transients, as well as the role of air release valves in the control of water hammer. He has led analytical and field investigation projects across Canada and internationally.


    Tel: +1 416-238-7681 ext. 480


  • papa

    Fabian Papa, M.A.Sc., M.B.A., P.Eng.

    Fabian is a Director of HydraTek and is responsible for business practices and corporate development in addition to technical advisory and project execution.  A specialist in municipal infrastructure systems, he is widely published on the topics of water supply and distribution, sanitary sewerage conveyance, urban drainage and stormwater management as well as water/wastewater infrastructure finance and investment.  He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Designated Consulting Engineer in the Province of Ontario and performs the role of Peer Reviewer of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund.  Fabian is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto where he is also actively involved in a volunteer capacity.


    Tel: +1 416-238-7681 ext. 410