Dr. John H. Olsen has more than 30 years of experience in the waterjet cutting industry. Since the beginning of his career, Olsen has been interested in fluids and how they move. His 1966 Ph.D. thesis was in the field of fluid mechanics at MIT. In 1970 he established a research and development partnership that, in a 1971 merger, brought waterjet technology to a small company called Flow Research Inc. In 1993 Olsen helped found OMAX Corporation.