"I am an international student."

 

Marcia Silva, PhD

Marcia SilvaMeet Marcia Silva. She is an Associate Scientist and the Interim Research Director for the UWM Water Technology Accelerator (WaTA), located at the Global Water Center in Milwaukee. Silva helped build WaTA from the ground up, growing the lab from two people and limited funding to more than 73 researchers and $5.8 million in research grants in 5 years.

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NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Earned a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM)
  • Currently Associate Scientist and Interim Research Director for the UWM Water Technology Accelerator (WaTA), located at the Global Water Center in Milwaukee
  • Helped build WaTA from the ground up, growing the lab from two people and limited funding to more than 73 researchers and $5.8 million in research grants in 5 years
  • Mentors aspiring scientists at UWM on environmental engineering, freshwater sciences, biology, chemistry, and business, and has worked with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers

FROM

Brazil

ATTENDED

UW Milwaukee


International students and scholars create jobs.
International students and scholars drive innovation.
International students and scholars enrich our classrooms.
International students and scholars strengthen national security.
International students and scholars become America's greatest foreign policy assets.

International students and scholars are great for America

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