Simon Judd, author of The MBR Book, Watermaths, and Industrial MBRs, offers observations on membrane technology in this occasional blog.
Professor Simon Judd lectures at Cranfield University in the UK and Qatar University in the Middle East. He has over 20 years’ experience in teaching the fundamentals of water and wastewater technologies and is an acknowledged expert in membrane bioreactor technology and produced water.
Simon has written a number of text books on water and wastewater treatment, including ‘Watermaths‘, a textbook for undergraduates and practitioners on maths for water and wastewater treatment technologies.
He continues to conduct research into wastewater technologies, specialising in membrane bioreactors and produced water, and provides consultancy on water and wastewater treatment to clients across the globe. Contact Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
29 April 2013Read more
The dichotomy over the most appropriate treatment for municipal wastewater for reuse, specifically via reverse osmosis, divides the communities of academics and practitioners alike. The general perception of those less predisposed towards MBRs is that they are more troublesome and ... Read more
12 October 2011Read more
There continues to be a debate over whether MBRs really are worth the money, when a biotreatment plant with a micro/ultrafiltration polish would suffice. There are all sorts of factors at play here. An MBR provides biotreatment and membrane filtration in a single stage (though still demanding two tanks). ... Read more