John Korpiel is a Principal Engineer with Veolia Water Technologies. He has 26 years of experience in industrial water and wastewater treatment, specializing in the process design, optimization, and troubleshooting of physical/chemical treatment systems, including integrated membrane systems. His current focus is on industrial water/wastewater treatment applications involving membrane desalination, water reuse, and brine minimization. He is a co-inventor of four Veolia patents in produced water treatment technology. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania and several other states.