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.
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.
Mohammad is a graduate student studying Environmental Engineering and a research assistant in Marquette University’s Water Quality Center. Mohammad is an international student who received his B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Jordan. He is interested in chemical wastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion, and renewable energy. Mohammad has been working with CTO Paige Peters on operation of the pilot-scale Rapid Radicals system. He is excited and enthusiastic to be working on a unique project that can provide a unique solution to the wastewater treatment industry.
MARKET RESEARCH AND CUSTOMER DISCOVERY INTERN
Victor recently graduated from Marquette University (‘22) with an Honors B.S. in Applied Sciences and Biology. Currently, he is interning for Rapid Radicals and is focusing on market research and customer discovery for the company. This fall, he will be attending Chicago-Kent University School of Law where he will learn how to apply the law to different aspects of science and the scientific industry. One of Victor’s goals is to work with and assist tech transfer start-ups with protecting and managing their intellectual property. Victor’s previous experience in the biotechnology industry and refined communication skills working with a team will provide Rapid Radicals with added confidence in its business model as well as create relationships with potential customers in the water treatment market.