Rebecca Ventura
PhD Student
Civil Systems • Engineering for Developing Communities

428 UCB
ECCE 153
Boulder, CO 80309-0428

Rebecca is a first year PhD Student in Civil Systems focusing sanitation.  She is co-advised by Amy Javernick-Will and Sherri Cook. Her research interests include priority and needs addresment in international sanitation systems. She first discovered her passion for international sanitation systems after visiting Ecaudor in 2015. After completing her PhD, Rebecca aspires to be a professor working in areas of sanitaiton and urban development.


  • BS in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017


  • Recipient of the Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship, 2019