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  • Water Quality Center

    Apply for new environmental engineering certificate program

    Beginning in fall 2019, the Opus College of Engineering will offer a 12-credit certificate program in environmental engineering. The certificate is designed to allow engineers from a variety of disciplines the ability to expand their depth and breadth of knowledge to solve complex environmental engineering problems to protect public health and the environment. The certificate program is designed for practicing engineers and can be completed part time in two years, or as quickly as one year.

    For more information on the certificate and to apply, visit the Graduate School.


The Department welcomes four new faculty members this academic year: Dr. Jeffrey Starke, Ms. Noelle Brigham, Dr. Jaime Hernandez, and Dr. Margaret McNamara. 

The  Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering has received a 3-year Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) award for the project, “Enhanced Civil Engineering Training and Research to Rebuild America's Water Infrastructure,” from the US Department of Education. Dr. Daniel Zitomer, Professor and Chair is the Principal Investigator; Drs. Stephen Heinrich, Brooke Mayer, and Anthony Parolari are Co-PIs.

Graduate student Emily Maher successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on August 19, 2019. Congrats Dr. Maher!

Dr. Mark Federle will be receiving the Engineer in Education of the Year award at the 2019 ASCE Wisconsin Section Fall Annual Meeting. 

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