Marquette University News Release

Marquette University to host two-day course on sustainable engineering

July 24, 2013

Event Information
Date: Tue.and Wed., July 30 and 31
Place: Engineering Hall,
1638 W. Wisconsin Ave.

MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University College of Engineering will host a two-day course on innovative design solutions that reduce environmental impacts of engineering and industry processes, July 30 and 31.

The program will feature Dr. Baden Allenby, the Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics at Arizona State University. Before arriving at ASU, Allenby was the Environment, Health and Safety Vice President for AT&T. Additional speakers include industry and academic experts from Briggs and Stratton, General Electric, MillerCoors, Quantis International, Eaton Corporation and Marquette University.

The speakers will introduce engineers, students and industry leaders to the Life Cycle and Systems process as a tool to help develop innovative design solutions that reduce environmental impacts. The short course format of the program will consist of 30 to 45 minute lectures followed by facilitated discussions where participants can share, discuss and debate best practices.

A limited amount of spaces are open for the program. Standard registration is $675 with a student rate of $300. Registration forms are available online.

The course is being organized by Dr. Brooke Mayer, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering and member of Marquette’s Water Quality Center. Her research is focused on the treatment of drinking water and wastewater. She received her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in environmental engineering from Arizona State University.

Inquiries about the program can be sent to Mayer at Media interested in speaking with the presenters or attending the event should contact Andy Brodzeller in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-0286 or

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