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Featured Speakers

John Novak, PhD

Professor Emeritus Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with nationally recognized expertise in anaerobic digestion and biological wastewater treatment processes who is particularly known for linking research to practical application.  Dr. Novak is recipient of numerous national awards including: Perry L. McCarty/AEESP Founders Award; Arthur Sidney Bedell Award by the Water Environment Association, and held the Nick Prillaman Professor of Environmental Engineering chair at Virginia Tech.

Enos Stover, PhD, PE

President of The Stover Group, a broad-based environmental services company providing expertise to the wastewater and water industries including the operation of over a dozen treatment facilities.  Dr. Stover has over 30 publications and US Patents specifically on anaerobic reactors and treatment processes.  He is a fellow of the Water Environment Federation.

Steve Zinder, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and head of the Zinder Research Laboratory at Cornell University.  Steve has a world-class reputation for his breakthrough work on anaerobic methanogenic microbiology.

Course Presenters:

Will Clarkson, PhD

Professor Emeritus Oklahoma State; Visiting Professor University of Connecticut

John Forcier, PE

President, Forcier Consulting Engineers, P.C.

Curt Gooch, PE

Team Leader, Cornell PRO-DAIRY Dairy Environmental Systems Program

James Morris, PhD, PE

Cornell PRO-DAIRY Dairy Environmental Systems Program

John Novak, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech

Kevin Pedretti

Business Development & Product Marketing, Scott Equipment Company

Mac Richardson, PE

Superintendent, Lewiston Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority (Maine)

Enos Stover, PhD, PE

President, Stover Group

Peter Wright, PE

Agricultural Engineer, Cornell PRO-DAIRY Dairy Environmental Systems Program

Steve Zinder, PhD

Professor of Microbiology, Cornell University


John Wintle

Project & Facilities Manager, Exeter Agri-Energy