Dr. Brooke Mayer
Dr. Brooke Mayer is an Assistant Professor and Nelson Faculty Fellow in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Marquette University. Dr. Mayer’s research focuses on the design and assessment of more sustainable water and wastewater treatment technologies that are able to simultaneously mitigate the risks posed by microbial and chemical contaminants. Her work deals with providing safe drinking water through the removal and inactivation of pathogens as well as harmful chemicals such as metals and disinfection byproduct precursors. She also specializes in efforts to remove and recover phosphorus from wastes for reuse as a valuable fertilizer product. Dr. Mayer earned her B.S. (2004), M.S. (2006), and Ph.D. (2008) from Arizona State University.