Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Starke

Jeffrey Starke
Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) StarkeMarquette University

Haggerty Engineering, 215

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3504

Executive Director of Master's Across Boundaries

As the Executive Director for the Master’s Across Boundaries program, Jeff leads curriculum development of new engineering graduate programs within the Opus College of Engineering. Thanks to a $5 million grant from the GHR Foundation, the college will fully reimagine the graduate engineering program, under his leadership. These innovative master’s of engineering certificate and degree programs will incorporate a wide-range of multi- and inter-disciplinary offerings to respond to the needs of practicing engineers and industry.

Jeff will also serve as an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Opus College of Engineering. 

Education

Villanova University, B.S. in Civil Engineering, 1991

University of Wisconsin - Madison, M.S. in Environmental Engineering, 2001

University of Wisconsin - Madison, Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, 2011

Research Interests

  • Environmental engineering and drinking water
  • Public health
  • Microbial-meditated processes to include renewable energy resources
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

Publications

  • Plante, L.T., J.A. Starke, M.A. Butkus, E. Martinez, E. Grogan, and S. Grohs, “Emphasizing Redox Fundamentals to Prepare Environmental Engineering Students for an Uncertain Future in Wastewater Treatment Standards,” Proceedings of the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Section Fall Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Brooklyn, NY, October, 2018. 
  • Plante, L.T., E. Martinez, N.L. Sheehan, B.M. Wallen, and J.A. Starke, “The Impact of Environmental Engineering Education on Attitudes toward the Environment,” Proceedings of the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Section Fall Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Brooklyn, NY, October, 2018.
  • Ouellette, C.M., E. Martinez, L.T. Plante, B.M. Wallen, and J.A. Starke, “Informing an Environmental Ethic in Future Leaders through Environmental Engineering,” Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, UT, June, 2018.
  • Raby, L.M., E. Martinez, R.F. Rogers III, P. Baker, and J.A. Starke, “Integrating Army Doctrine and Engineering Design: Preparing Millennials to Become Future Officers,” Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, UT, June, 2018.
  • Sheehan, N.L., D.C. Zgonc, and J.A. Starke, “Collaboration in Assessment and Individual Validation for the ‘Digital Native’,” Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, UT, June, 2018.

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