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.
Partners & Mentors
Meet the Team
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.
Jake is a senior at Marquette University studying Environmental Engineering. Jake’s interests include desalination processes and sustainable energy methods. He is currently a research assistant in Marquette University’s Water Quality Center and has been working with CEO Paige Peters, aiding in the development of solids removal and chemical oxidation technologies. Likewise, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District, Jake works with Peters on the construction and operation of RRTech’s pilot-scale system. Jake is passionate and determined to work towards the prevention of wastewater infrastructure failures during large storm events. He enjoys expanding his academic career with RRTech and looks forward to his growth within and alongside the company. Together, Jake believes he and RRTech can positively impact the community.