Graduate Student Scholarships: 2-Day Marquette Anaerobic Treatment Course

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The 14th annual short course on anaerobic treatment of high-strength industrial waste will be held September12-13, 2017 at Marquette University (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA).  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 operating anaerobic treatment systems will be presented for Redhook Brewery, Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, Forrest County Potawatomi Community Renewable Energy Facility, Mars Chocolate North America, and other industries. Speakers will include Goksel Demirer (Middle Eastern Technical University-Turkey), Daniel Zitomer (Marquette University) and Dennis Totzke (Applied Technologies, Inc.). Several scholarships are available to cover the registration fee of graduate students from other universities studying anaerobic biotechnology. To apply for a scholarship, students should contact Dr. Daniel Zitomer ( For more information, see