Haestad Methods, the provider of water resources modeling software and continuing education, launched UTalkTM, its innovative online discussion group created specifically for university faculty, researchers, and students.
-UTalkTM Offers Professors and Students a Forum to Discuss Water Resources Issues-
Accessible at www.haestad.com/forums , this free forum offers an opportunity for the academic community to ask questions, raise issues, and receive feedback on education, teaching methods and technology, and research-related topics in hydraulics and hydrology. UTalk is unique from other discussion groups because it offers professors and students a support system where they can freely post and respond to questions, as well as share individual experiences and expertise. Haestad Methods’ continuing education department will participate in the forum to provide users with additional insight on everything from basic theory to the latest techniques in water resources.
The launch of UTalk marks another important step forward in the company’s aggressive academic training and support program. Less than two months ago, Haestad Methods’ continuing education team kicked off an exclusive Academic eTraining program offered free-of-charge to civil engineering professors. The training programs were so well received that the company plans to expand its eTraining to include Haestad Methods’ complete suite of water resources modeling software. Additional academic programs sponsored by the company include discounted pricing on software and textbooks, technical book donations, and student scholarships.
Haestad Methods’ vast online community spans over 170 countries, with a global user base of 130,000 civil engineers. The company’s other popular online forums specialize in the fields of geographic information systems (GISTalkTM), water distribution (WaterTalkTM), storm sewers (StormTalkTM), and sanitary sewers (SewerTalkTM); since their inception, they have been considered the “go-to place” for civil engineers.
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