60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

ENY1Salon D


Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - S. Sokhansanj

Keynote Lecture:

10:00 00018 Techno-economic and Ecological Planning and Assessments for Sustainable Energy and Bio-based Value Chains Froehling M., Schultmann F.
10:40 00019 Fractionation of Non-conventional Crops using Steam Treatment and Non-enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose to Glucose for Ethanol Production *$Lavoie J.M., Berberi V., Turcotte F., Chornet M.
11:00 00020 Performance Evaluation of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Production from High Free Fatty Acid Feedstock Annamalai N., *Aroonwilas A., Veawab A.
11:20 00021 Production of Green Fuels from Waste Cooking Oil using a Sulfated Zirconia Modified Hydrotreating Catalyst Curtis G., *Zheng Y., McGrady S.
11:40 00022 Enhancing the Enzymatic Digestibility of Areca Nut Husk Fiber by Optimization of the Acid Catalyzed Pretreatment Process Sasmal S., Mohanty K., *$Goud V.V.
12:00 End of Session

ENY3Salon C

Gasification and Hydrogen Production

Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - R. Idem

10:00 00023 ENEA's Activities on Thermochemical Hydrogen Production from New and Renewable Sources *Giaconia A., Caputo G., Sau S., Felici C., Tarquini P.
10:20 00024 An Experimental Study of Heavy Hydrocarbons Decomposition by Treatment with High-temperature Flames *Granovskii M., Gerspacher R., $Pugsley T., Sanchez F.
10:40 00025 Modeling Biomass Gasification in Circulating Fluidized Beds *Zhu J., $Miao Q., Barghi S., Wu C., Yin X., Zhou Z.
11:00 00026 Gas Composition Mapping in a Fluidized Bed Gasifier Gerspacher R., *Jaffer N., $Pugsley T.
11:20 00027 Catalysts for Feedstock-Flexible and Process-Flexible Hydrogen Production * Khan A., *Idem R., Ibrahim H., Kumar P., Saha B., Sukonket T.
11:40 00028 Catalytic Decomposition of Methane to Hydrogen and Carbon Nanofibers on Silica Supported Mono Metallic Catalysts Saraswat S., Pant K.K.
12:00 End of Session

Monday PM

ENY1Salon D


Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - A. Aroonwilas; J. Abedi

13:20 00091 Critical Flux Determination in the Production of Biodiesel from Multi Feed Stocks Using a Membrane Reactor Falahati H., *Tremblay A.Y.
13:40 00092 Forest Biorefinery Applied to Prehydrolysis Kraft-based Dissolving Pulp Production Process *Ni Y., Fatehi P., Li H., Saeed A., Xiao H.
14:00 00093 Ion Exchange Resins as Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Production of Biodiesel Paterson G.J., *Dalai A.K.
14:20 00094 Investigations of Mass Transfer and Kinetic Effects during Transesterification of Canola Oil *$Prakash A., Pal K.D.
14:40 00095 Increased Growth of Microalgae with Magnetic Field Exposure for Biofuel Production Small D.P., Mika A., *$Wan W.K.
15:00 00096 Impact of Hot Water Pretreatment and Acid Hydrolysis on Sugar Recovery from Corn Stover for Fermentation *Joshi H.C., Prasad S, $Dhanya M.S.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00097 Study of Sawdust Pyrolysis and its Devolatilization Kinetics Aqsha A., *$Mahinpey N.
16:00 00098 Study the Effects of Operating Conditions on Supercritical CO2 Extraction Process of Dehydrated Bio-oil Azargohar R., *Dalai A.K.
16:20 00099 Compositional Changes of Woody Biomass after Steam Treatments for Biofuel Production *Tooyserkani Z., Lam P.S., $Sokhansanj S., Bi X., Lim J., Lau A., Cenkowski S., Melin S.
16:40 00100 Valorization of Bio-oil from Maple Sawdust Jacobson K., *Dalai A.K.
17:00 End of Session

ENY2Salon C

Fuel Cells and Nuclear Energy

Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - J. Hill; Z. Chen

13:20 00101 Hybrid Energy Systems: Improving Energy Security by Co-Producing Variable Ratios of Power and Synthetic Fuels *Cherry R.S., Boardman R.D., Aumeier S.E., Smith J.D.
13:40 00102 System Study and CO2 Emissions Analysis of a Waste Energy Recovery System for Natural Gas Letdown Station Application Babasola A., $Peppley B.
14:00 00103 Beyond Dilute Solution Theory *$Kennell G.F.S., Evitts R.W.
14:20 00104 Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Performance on Reformate from Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas Lackey J., *$Champagne P., Peppley B.
14:40 00105 Nitrogen Carbon Nanocomposites Supported Pt Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEM Fuel Cell *$Chen Z., Choi J., Yu A.
15:00 00106 PVA-Calcium Oxide Composite Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell *Mat N.C., Yusof M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00107 Study of the Performance of Sn-doped Ni/YSZ SOFC Anodes Operated with Dry Methane Singh C.A., Buccheri M., Islam S., *Hill J.
16:00 00108 Immobilized Electron Mediators for Electricity Generation in Bio-anodes and Bio-cathodes Godwin J.M., Evitts R.W.
16:20 00109 Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanotubes Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Fuel Cells *Chen Z.-w., $Chen Z.
16:40 End of Session

Tuesday AM

ENY1Salon D


Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - N. Mahinpey; C. Xu

10:00 00295 Integration of Biomass Logistics Model (IBSAL) with the Biomass Inventory Model (BIMAT) *$Sokhansanj S., Tabil L., Sowlati T., Ebadian M., Mobini M., Stumborg M., Townley-Smith L.
10:20 00296 Kinetics of Transesterification of Palm Oil Issariyakul T., *Dalai A.K.
10:40 00297 Corrosion in Acid Catalyzed Esterification Process for Biodiesel Production Krishnaiyer R., *Veawab A., Aroonwilas A.
11:00 00298 Biomass to Bio-oil: Experimental and Model Development Kaushal P., Salehi P., *Abedi J., Harding T., Seyedeyn-Azad F.
11:20 00299 Purification of Waste Water Treatment Plant Biogas for Use in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Sonoc A.C., Peppley B.A., Thurgood C.
11:40 00300 Effect of Solvent on Enzymatic Saccharification of Sweet Sorghum Jain A., *$Chaurasia S.P.
12:00 End of Session

ENY3Salon C

Gasification and Hydrogen Production

Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - J. Lim; R. Farnood

10:00 00301 Development of Sulfur Resistant Biogas Reforming Catalysts Saha B., Khan A., *Idem R., Ibrahim H., Kumar P.
10:20 00302 Hydrogen Production by Catalytic Supercritical Water Gasification of Biomass *Farnood R., Azadi P., Afif E.
10:40 00303 Conversion of Waste Plastics into Hydrocarbon Fuel by Using Thermal Degradation *$Sarker M.
11:00 00304 Kinetic Study of Catalytic Partial Oxidation (CPOX) of Synthetic Diesel over a Ternary Mixed Oxide Catalyst in a Packed Bed Tubular Reactor (PBTR) Khan F., Khan A., *Idem R.
11:20 00305 Iodine Solubility and Distribution in Aqueous Hydroiodic Acid and Organic Solvents for a Novel Process of Bunsen Reaction Yang L.Q., *$Wang H.
11:40 00306 Scale-up of Thermochemical Cu-Cl Cycle for Hydrogen Generation. Copper Oxychloride Decomposition *$Marin G.D., Wang Z., Naterer G.F., Gabriel K.
12:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

ENY1Salon D


Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - A.Y. Tremblay

13:20 00373 Catalytic Conversion of Glucose to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Yuan Z., Cheng S., Leitch M., *$Xu C.
13:40 00374 Effect of Textural Properties of Carbon Supports on Alkali-promoted Trimetallic Co-Rh-Mo Sulfide Catalysts for Higher Alcohols Synthesis from Synthesis Gas Surisetty V., *$Dalai A., Kozinski J.
14:00 00375 Gas Adsorption by Wood Pellets *$Yazdanpanah F., Sokhansanj S., Lau A., Lim C.J., Bi X., Melin S.
14:20 00376 Steam Gasification of Bio-oil and Bio-oil/Char Slurry in a Fluidized Bed Reactor Sakaguchi M., Watkinson A.P., Ellis N.
14:40 00377 Methanolysis of Jatropha curcas Oil by using Different Solid Base Catalysts *Naik S.N., S.ahu G., Sharma B.K.
15:00 00378 Evaluation of Interfacial Area of Acid Catalyzed Esterification for Biodiesel Production Nath D., *Aroonwilas A., Veawab A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00379 Microalgae Cultivation on Anaerobically Digested Manure Effluent *Bassi A.S., $Chandhok G., Razzak S.A.
16:00 00380 Investigation of Physico-Chemical Properties of Biomass Samples as Prospective Bioenergy Source for North-East India Borah S., Mohanty K., *$Goud V.V.
16:20 00381 Prospect of Renewable Energy in Bangladesh Bio-oil from Biomass *$Hasan M.K.
16:40 End of Session

Wednesday AM

ENY3Salon D

Gasification and Hydrogen Production

Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - R. Thring; S. Sokhansanj

10:00 00462 A Comprehensive Analysis of Vapour Phases from Biomass Torrefaction Processes Wang C., Peng J., Liu X., *Bi X., Sokhansanj S., Lim J.
10:20 00463 Modeling of Biomass Pyrolysis by Coupling Multistep Kinetic Model and a Tar Vaporisation Law *$Ouartassi B., Dufour A., Zoulalian A.
10:40 00464 Heat Transfer and Kinetics of Primary and Secondary Reactions in Hydrolysis of Cupric Chloride Solid Particles for Cu-Cl Hydrogen Production *Daggupati V.N., $Naterer G.F., Gabriel K.S., Wang Z.L.
11:00 00465 Status and Research Progress of HTSE for Hydrogen Production Using Planar SOEC Technology at INET Yu B., Zhang W.Q., Xu J.M.
11:20 00466 Hydrogen Production by Steam Reforming of Oxygenated Hydrocarbon Mixture over Ni-Based Mixed Oxide Catalysts Sengupta P., Khan A., Zahid Md., *Idem R., Kumar P., Ibrahim H.
11:40 00467 Ni Incorporated into Ce-ZrO2 Catalysts for Hydrogen Production via the Sulfur-Iodine Thermochemical Water Splitting Cycle *$Zhang Y.W., Zhou J.H., Wang Z.H., Liu J.Z., Cen K.F.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

ENY4Salon D

Green Engineering

Organizer(s) - J. Soltan; R. Idem
Chair(s) - X.T. Bi

13:20 00514 Dye-sensitized Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation *Ray A.K., Chowdhury P., Gomaa H.
13:40 00515 Regional Energy Integration to Address Global Warming and Local Air Quality Issues *Bi T.
14:00 00516 GreenCentre Canada - A New Model for Commericalizing Green Innovation McLachlan J.
14:20 00517 Production of Phenolic Compounds from Litchi Fruit Pericarp under Subcritical Water Conditions Mahinpey N., DaneshvarHosseini S., Pourali O., *Salak F.
14:40 00518 A New Principle for the Direct Application of Force to a Flame Cademartiri L., Bishop K.J.M., Mazzeo A., Barber J., Mace C., Shepherd R., $Whitesides G.M.
15:00 00519 Quantitative Characterization of Lignocellulosic Biomass Using Surrogate Mixtures and Environmentally Benign Multivariate Techniques Krasznai D., *Champagne P., Cunningham M.F.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00520 The Future of Hydrocarbon Fuels *$Peachey B.R.
16:00 00521 Ethanol Dehydration using Biosorbents in a Pressure Swing Adsorption Process Wickens C., *Niu C., Dalai A.K.
16:20 00522 The Effect of a Subcritical Carbon Dioxide Environment on the Dissolution of Cellulose in an Ionic Liquid FitzPatrick M., *Champagne P., Cunningham M.F.
16:40 00523 Polysilicon Technologies, Production, Markets and Solar Industry Process Stages *$Fatahi S.
17:00 End of Session

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