About the Author
John D. “Jack” Cunic is a senior staff engineer with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company in Florham Park, New Jersey, where his responsibilities include heading the Air Environmental Applications Group responsible for conducting in-depth screening studies and identifying required air pollution control equipment. A graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he obtained both his B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering, Cunic conducted the study which identified Exxon’s Wet Gas Scrubbing system for FCCU’s as a viable alternative, and provided technical startup assistance for the first commercial unit in 1974. He is a member of AIChE,AWMA, and API, and has authored numerous papers on scrubbing, precipitators, and flue gas desulfurization systems.