Research Group Director
Dr. Walter McDonald is an assistant professor in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department at Marquette University. Dr. McDonald obtained a PhD in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2016 and holds a MS in Civil Engineering (2012) from Texas A&M University and a BS in Civil Engineering (2010) from Texas Tech University.
Charitha Gunawardana, Ph.D Student
Elizabeth Regier, M.S. Student
Spencer Sebo, M.S. Student
Nathan Hay. M.S. Student
Joe Naughton. M.S. Student
Current: NOAA Knauss Policy Fellow
Colin Barrington. Evaluation of nation-wide TMDL compliance
Veronika Folvarska. Monitoring green stormwater infrastructure.
Rich Gonzini. Remote sensing of water quality
Denny Malec. Impact of residential hydrology on inflow and infiltration
Yuhan Dai. Thermal land use analysis using GIS and drone imagery
Adam Gottlieb. Assessing the impact of Hurricane Harvey on flood frequency equations
Julian Velazquez. Modeling the Ochomogo River watershed, Nicaragua
Mike Heinz. Synthesis of stormwater regulatory criteria across the U.S.
Kevin Hautzinger. Evaluation of MS4 compliance in southeastern Wisconson