Charles E. Baukal, Jr., Ph.D., P.E. is the Director of the John Zink Institute which provides technical training for the John Zink Co. LLC in Tulsa, OK. He has been at Zink for 10 years and in the industry for 25 years. He has over 100 publications/presentations and 11 U.S. patents and has authored/edited 6 books and 2 book chapters. He has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, an MBA from the University of Tulsa and an M.Ed. from the University of Oklahoma.