The Rapid Radicals Technology team is comprised of scientists, engineers, business professionals, and water technology specialists brought together to tackle one of the greatest issues facing urban communities.
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Meet the Team
Julian is a senior at Marquette University studying Environmental Engineering with an emphasis on water resources. Some of Julian’s interests include wastewater treatment design and water desalination processes. Julian is currently a research assistant in Marquette’s Water Quality Center (WQC) working out of the Global Water Center with Ms. Peters to continue research and development efforts for the advancement of RRTech. Julian previously worked in the WQC’s anaerobic biotechnology division managing bioreactors and data acquisition for various projects. Additional work experience includes the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s Asset Management division managing asset information transfer between databases.
DANIEL H. ZITOMER, PH.D., P.E., BCEE
LEAD TECHNICAL ADVISOR
Dr. Zitomer has over 25 years of experience in the environmental engineering industry, working in both consulting and academia. Dr. Zitomer joined Marquette University in 1995 where he is currently a civil and environmental engineering professor, serves as the Director of the Water Quality Center, and is the Marquette Site Director for the NSF WEP IUCRC. His areas of expertise are industrial and municipal wastewater management and biotechnology for waste treatment as well as renewable energy with focus in anaerobic bioprocesses. Information on the Zitomer lab group can be found here.
“Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of
two Nobel prizes - one for peace and one for science.”
John F. Kennedy