Dr. Charles R. Koppany is a retired chemical engineer formerly employed by C F Braun & Co/ Brown & Root, Inc. from 1965 to 1994. While at Braun he served in both the Research and Process Engineering departments. Dr. Koppany has also done part-time teaching in the Chemical Engineering Departments at Cal Poly University Pomona and the University of Southern California. He holds B.S., M.S. and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California and is a registered professional engineer (Chemical) in the state of California.