Keep pace with the leading technology - Stephen Roberts

Stephen Roberts
USA

"This course helps me keep pace with the leading technology of the future. I want to be the one that shows other consultants how to decrease footprint and simplify biological nutrient removal."

While working as an engineer, Stephen Roberts participated in the online course Aerobic Granular Sludge Technology for Wastewater Treatment. Read about his experience.

What was your motivation for enrolling in this course?
I saw the statement by CIWEM announcing that AGS Technology being the best tech breakthrough of the past decade. I couldn't resist knowing more about AGS.
 
How did/will this course impact your career or life?
I have always been in technical sales in the field of Water and Wastewater treatment. This course helps me keep pace with the leading technology of the future. I want to be the one that shows other consultants how to decrease footprint and simplify biological nutrient removal.
 
How was your experience of learning online?
I loved the lectures and the supplemental papers. Being a mechanical engineer, I struggled somewhat with some of the biology and especially the optimization of the reactor sizing and cycles. However, I fully understand the concepts and their value. I should have used the conversation section much more. There were many good discussions. 
 
What advice would you give someone who is thinking of taking a similar course?
Ask a lot of questions on the conversation page. The staff and other students will help you in your quest to understand.

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