Richard P. Palluzi ’74, M.Eng. ’76, recently published “Compressed Gases: Managing Cylinders Safely” in the October 2009 issue of Chemical Engineering. Palluzi is a distinguished engineering associate at ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., in Annandale, N.J. He is responsible for the design, construction and support of pilot plants and laboratories for the firm’s research site in Clinton, N.J., and consulting on pilot-plant issues throughout ExxonMobil worldwide. He currently chairs ExxonMobil’s Pilot Plant and Laboratory Safety Standards Committee, and he has consulted for both the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Defense on research-related issues. He has published two books, 39 articles and 30 presentations on the phases of pilot plant and laboratory safety and operations.