William Korchinski is a chemical engineer who has spent his career working worldwide in the oil refining and chemical industries. His primary focuses include the development and deployment of rigorous process simulation technology, the design and installation of real-time multivariable controls, and economic studies related to the process industries. Mr. Korchinski has applied his extensive background in statistical analysis and mathematical solution techniques in working for a number of corporations and consulting firms. He has worked at over 50 industrial sites throughout the world and has developed a dozen commercial technologies. Currently he runs his own business, Advanced Industrial Modeling, Inc, in Santa Barbara, California.