Joseph Colannino earned his degree in Chemical Engineering from the California Polytechnic University at Pomona and is a registered professional engineer. He is currently pursuing an MS in Knowledge Management at Oklahoma University. As Director of Research and Development for John Zink Co., LLC, – a combustion solutions provider – Joe is responsible for KM and R&D efforts there. With more than 20 years experience in the combustion and fuels industries, he is widely published, having contributed to many articles and several texts including Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide (Schifftner/Lewis Publishers), Industrial Burners Handbook (Baukal/CRC Press), The John Zink Combustion Handbook (Baukal/CRC Press), and Modeling of Combustion Systems – A Practical Approach (Colannino/CRC Taylor & Francis). Mr. Colannino is listed in several Who’s Who compilations.