Charles Ochola

Charles Ochola

President - National Slag Association

Charles Ochola PhD., is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) with over a decade of experience in environmental protection measures, human health and risk assessment, environmental policy, and environmental regulations.

Charles has in the past conducted research that included the development of nano-materials for subsurface remediation, the Identification of new and innovative applications for industrial co-products and by products and he has also investigated the toxicity of nano-Zero Valent Iron on living cells.

He has published numerous papers in Environmental and Engineering publications related to the reuse of industrial co-products and by-products and has served as a Guest Editor for the International Journal of Environmental Waste Management.  Charles has been a reviewer for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and has also consulted on various projects for the United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Energy, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance.

Charles’ educational background consists of a PhD: Environmental Engineering, a Master’s: Civil and Environmental Engineering both from Lehigh University and a Bachelors: Physics from East Stroudsburg University.

Slag Runner – June 2022
Characterization of Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Steel Slag for Unbound Applications
NSA Vaccine Letter
Safety Committee – Communication on COVID-19
Asphalt Magazine – World’s Strongest Intersection Leaves Teenage Years Behind
Slag Runner – May 2019
SLAG-A Green Product
Utilization of Steel Slag to Remediate Acid Mine Drainage
Sudden Stops and starts don’t bother Illinois Tollway Plaza”
Slag Used in Unique Designs for Highway Base over Very Soft Sub-Soil
Michigan Tests Reconfirm Superior Friction Qualities of Steel-Industry’ Slags
Steel Slag Required on Illinois State Toll Highway
The Polishing Resistance of Selected Slag Aggregates”, Hegmon & Ryan, Report No. S37