William Ciolek is a Principal Design Engineer with UOP, a Honeywell company, where he is the lead specialist for pressure relief worldwide. For 30 years he has consulted on the gamut of pressure relief problems and related process safety elements. Bill has trained hundreds of engineers at UOP and Amoco Corporation on pressure relief design.
He served as chairman of the DIERS Users Group subcommittee on incidents and case histories, and is a current member of the API Subcommittee on Pressure Relieving Systems.
A graduate of Michigan State University, he specializes in development of relief analysis methods.