John S. Oleksik is a Research Engineer in the Advanced Energy Systems Group at the EERC, where he contributes to the design, modeling, and fabrication of experimental equipment; oversees and operates equipment; interprets data; helps to prepare proposals, reports, and papers; and presents project results to clients and at national and international conferences. He holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from UND.
Mr. Oleksik’s principal areas of interest and expertise include energy and chemical conversion, pre- and postcombustion carbon capture and utilization, and emission control and impurities removal. He provides a bridge between technology development and commercialization through economic assessment and optimization. Mr. Oleksik plays a critical role in the development and testing of new technologies through conceptualization, design, logistical planning, system construction, system commissioning and operation, data reduction, and troubleshooting. He also has experience with upstream petroleum production facilities.