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.
Claire is passionate about water engineering topics related to clean water, flood prevention, wastewater treatment, and continued growth away from environmental racism. Claire is a senior at Marquette University studying Environmental Engineering, graduating in May of 2023. Outside of class, Claire is always excited to talk about her involvement with the Marquette chapter of Engineers Without Borders, especially water supply systems in Guatemala. Claire is working with CTO Paige Peters to scale new pilot projects and give engineering support through the continued growth of the company. She is excited to use her prior industry experience and comfort with water systems to help provide creative treatment solutions to new clients and the wastewater treatment industry.