Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Online Short-course on Anaerobic Biogas Production from Industrial Waste – Sept. 2020

The 18th annual Marquette University short course on anaerobic treatment of high-strength industrial waste will be online this year and held on three consecutive Thursday mornings, September 10th, 17th and 24th  via Microsoft Teams. The course is designed for industry managers, operators,  consulting engineers, regulators and students. Information will be presented regarding anaerobic microbiology and chemistry, anaerobic digestion operation and design, sustainability, biogas utilization, and construction/start-up guidelines. Case studies of cheese, sugar beet, recycle paper mll, industrial pre-consumer food waste and other industrial systems will be presented. Speakers will include Dr. Willy Verstrate (Ghent University, Belgium – retired), Daniel Zitomer (Marquette University), Patrick McNamara (Marquette University), Martin Tielbaard (ATProS, Inc.), Dennis Totzke (consultant) and others.  For more information, contact Dr. Daniel Zitomer (daniel.zitomer@mu.edu). The schedule, speaker bios and registration information can be found at the course webpage http://www.marquette.edu/ANT. A limited number of scholarships is available to cover the registration costs ($30) for graduate students studying anaerobic biotechnology. Regular registration for non-students is $300. For more information on scholarships, please contact Dr. Zitomer (daniel.zitomer@mu.edu).