Chuck Oates 

About Chuck




o   Chuck Oates is an economy-sized, semi-retired software engineer. 

o   He retired from bioMerieux, Inc. (formerly Organon Teknika Corporation, a subsidiary of Akzo Nobel, nv) in 2004, where he played an integral part in the development, testing, deployment, and support of the BacT/ALERT microbial detection system and the Redy 1000 portable sorbent dialysis machine. 


o   Chuck now teaches part-time in the Science and Mathematics Division of Oklahoma City Community College.


o   He holds degrees in industrial engineering (BSIE, 1970) and computing science (MSCS, 1975) from the University of Oklahoma.*


o   Chuck resides with his wife, Sue, and canine house pests, Tuxedo and Daisey, in Norman, Oklahoma, USA, home of the University of Oklahoma.  Daughter and son-in-law, Carri and Dustin, live nearby in Oklahoma City.


o   You can e-mail Chuck by following this link.





* Chuck also attended Rice University in Houston, Texas where he served as drum major of Rice’s Marching Owl Band in 1967.