Graduate Fellowships in Water Infrastructure Available

The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department at Marquette University is pleased to announce the availability of 5 PhD Fellowships through the Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program. Applicants who demonstrate financial need and intend to pursue teaching and research careers in Water Infrastructure are invited to apply. Women and others from underrepresented groups in STEM disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply. GAANN Fellows receive a competitive stipend and funding to cover tuition costs. The  Fellows will receive training and experience in both teaching and research. Fellowship start date should be January 2020 to January 2021. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Daniel Zitomer,


  • Yuhan Jiang, a Ph.D. Candidate in Construction Engineering, recently published his research results in the ASCE Journal. Congratulations Yuhan!

  • This year, our graduating class presented their Senior Design Projects virtually - check them out here!
  • Team Golden Future, a 2020 senior design group, won the US competition to design wastewater management infrastructure for La Fortuna, Costa Rica. The team consisted of civil and environmental engineering seniors Caitlin Graeber, Nicole Heyniger, Rebecca Joseph, Grace Scarim and San Marie Thomson. Working with mentor Matt Castillo, P.E. of MSA Professional Services, the team's design meets treatment standards while using little energy and is sensitive to the culture and goals of the community. Learn more about their work and this exciting opportunity.