60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

ENV2Centennial Hall B

Improving Air Quality

Organizer(s) - M. Nemati; S. Shewchuk
Chair(s) - S. Shewchuk; M. Nemati

10:00 00029 The Oxidation of NO, CO, and Hydrocarbons Individually and in Mixtures with NO2 over a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst AL-Harbi M., *$Epling W.S.
10:20 00030 An Elemental Mercury Emission Control into the Environment Approach for Saskatchewan *Shewchuk S., Dalai A.K.
10:40 00031 Simulation Model for Photochemical Degradation of Benzene in Waste Gas *$De Visscher A., Mahmoudkhani F.
11:00 00032 Removal of Formaldehyde from Indoor Air by Catalytic Ozonation *Rezaei E., $Soltan J.
11:20 00033 Biodiesel Production from WCO and Survey the Emissions that Caused by Burning of Biodiesel $Mansourpoor M.
11:40 End of Session

Monday PM

ENV4Centennial Hall B

Recent Trends in Mircrobial Treatment of Wastes

Organizer(s) - M. Nemati; S. Shewchuk
Chair(s) - A. Bassi; M. Nemati

13:20 00110 Investigation of Growth of Chlorella vulgaris UTEX 2714 on Anaerobically Digested Wastewater from Dairy Manure Effluent *$Bassi A.S., Razzak S.A., Chandok G., Schnurr P.
13:40 00111 The Use of Enzymes to Catalyze the Anaerobic Waste Degradation in Bioreactor Landfills Jayasinghe P.A., Hettiaratchi J.P.A., Mehrotra A.K.
14:00 00112 Bioaugmented Remediation of Oil Refinery Sludge Using a Biosurfactant Zhang J., Li J.B., Chen L., *Thring R.W.
14:20 00113 Bioremediation of Naphthenic Acids in a Circulating Packed Bed Bioreactor Huang J., Hill G.A., Nemati M.
14:40 00114 Pretreatment of Waste Activated Sludge for Odor Precursors Control $Dhar B.R., Aldin S., Youssef E., Nakhla G., *Ray M.
15:00 00115 Immobilization of Soybean Hulls Peroxidase on Activated Carbon $Jiang X.D., *Saville B.A., Jia C.Q.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00116 Nutrient Removal from Municipal Wastewater by Twin Circulating Fluidized Bed Bioreactor (TCFBBR) *$Andalib M., Nakhla G., Zhu J.
16:00 00117 Treatment of Organic Wastewaters Using Microbial Fuel Cell Technology *Moreno L., Loden B., Nemati M., Predicala B.
16:20 00118 A New Approach to Model the Effects of Biofilm Growth and Spreading in Porous Media Bozorg A., Sen A., *Gates I.D.
16:40 00119 Enhanced Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas Production by Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Sewer Sludge and Supermarket Waste Park N., Garton R., *Thring R.W.
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

ENV3Centennial Hall B

Innovative Materials for Capture of Pollutants

Organizer(s) - M. Nemati; S. Shewchuk
Chair(s) - R. Thring; S. Shewchuk

10:00 00307 Encapsulation of Pb and Zn in Metal-Contaminated Soils with Partially-Oxidized Organic Matter (Biochar): Preliminary Results Debela F., *Thring R.W., Arocena J.M.
10:20 00308 Sequestration of Naphthenic Acids using Molecular Sponge Materials Wilson L.D., *Mohamed M.H.
10:40 00309 Arsenic Removal from Ground Water using Grapefruit Peel as Adsorbent *$Iqbal M., Schiewer S., Saeed A.
11:00 00310 Adsorption of 2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) on Carbon Nanotubes: Evaluation of Equilibrium Characteristics Rambabu N., Guzman C.A., Himabindu V., *Soltan J.
11:20 00311 Confiscation of Motor Oil from Water Using Hydrophobic Nano-silica Syed S.
11:40 End of Session

Tuesday PM

ENV1Centennial Hall B

Chemical and Photo Oxidation Based Treatments

Organizer(s) - M. Nemati; S. Shewchuk
Chair(s) - A. De Visscher; M. Nemati

13:20 00382 Microwave-assisted Pyrolysis of Pulp Mill Sludge for Porous Carbon Production *Namazi A.B., Jia C.Q., Allen D.G.
13:40 00383 Modeling of Multi-lamp Photoreactors for Aqueous Degradation of Metronidazole: An Analysis of UV Lamps Location *$Mohajerani M., Mehrvar M., Ein-Mozaffari F.
14:00 00384 Effect of Sonication on the UV Disinfection of Effluents *$Farnood R., Torres R., Yong D., Cairns W., Mao T., Gibson J., Seto P., Droppo I., Liss S.
14:20 00385 Photodegradation of Estrone and 17-Estradiol in Natural Aquatic Environment under Solar Irradiation $Ray M., Roy Chouwdhury R., *Charpentier P.
14:40 00386 Comparison of Ozonation Processes Catalyzed by Alumina and Activated Carbon for Removal of Atrazine Guzman-Perez C.A., Robertson J.M., *Soltan J.
15:00 00387 A Comparative Study of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis and Environment Effects Jamshidnejad Z., Jokar S.M., Rahimpour M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00388 Textile Wastewater Treatment Under Subcritical Water Conditions Daneshvar Hosseini S., Mahinpey N., *Salak F.
16:00 00389 Production of Steam-activated Carbon from Petroleum Coke and Effect of Acid-treatment Rambabu N., Azargohar R., *Dalai A.K.
16:20 00390 Effect of the Metal Oxides Loading on Semi-coke on the NO Catalytic Oxidation in Flue Gas *$Li C.H., Gao J.
16:40 00391 GTL Technology and Environment Jokar S.M., Jamshidnejad Z., Rahimpour M.
17:00 End of Session

Wednesday AM

ENV5Salon C

Sorption Based Treatments

Organizer(s) - M. Nemati; S. Shewchuk
Chair(s) - L. Wilson; S. Shewchuk

10:00 00468 Application of Modified Biochars in Soil Amendment *Dalai A.K., Azargohar R., Shewchuk S.R.
10:20 00469 Optimization of the Precipitation of Zn2+ and Ni2+ in Wastewater: Influence of Rapid Mixing Parameters Hmood A., *$Doan H., Wu J.
10:40 00470 Preparation, Characterization and Sorption Studies of Templated Carbohydrate Polymers Pratt D.Y., *Wilson L.D.
11:00 00471 Kinetics Study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Adsorption from Aqueous Phase onto Activated Carbons Awoyemi A.O., Tong S., *Jia C.Q.
11:20 00472 An Investigation into the Fouling Phenomena of Polycarbonate Membrane Used in the Treatment of Latex Paint Wastewater Bedasie R., *$Doan H., Lohi A.
11:40 00473 Sorption Study of a Phenol Dye in Aqueous Solution with Metal Impregnated Activated Carbon Kwon J.H., *Wilson L.D.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

ENV6Salon C

Topical Environmental Issues

Organizer(s) - M. Nemati; S. Shewchuk
Chair(s) - K. Hawboldt; M. Nemati

13:20 00524 Development of Sankey Diagram for Water Flows in the Province of Alberta Kabir R., *$Kumar A.
13:40 00525 Systematic Approach for Evaluation, Comparison, and Selection of Thiosalts Treatment Options Dimitrov M., *Hawboldt K., Khan F.
14:00 00526 Spatial and Temporal Metal Contamination at a Mine in Canada's Far North Ramsay K., *Thring R.W.
14:20 00527 Silica Gel Conglomerates Used for a Novel Desiccant Coating *$Bolster J.C., Besant R., Evitts R.
14:40 00528 Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming DeCoursey W.J.
15:00 00529 Jordanian Phosphate Wastewater Treatment: Phosphate Recovery from Slime by Column-DAF Flotation Technology (Part one) *Al-Thyabat S., Al-Zoubi H.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00530 Jordanian Phosphate Wastewater Treatment: A Hybrid Process of Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) - Nanofiltration Membrane (part two) Al-Zoubi H., *Al-Thyabat S.
16:00 00531 Chemistry Control: A Solution to Improve Both Water and Process Efficiency *Piironen M., Saari E., Joensuu I.
16:20 00532 Removal of Urea and Ammonia from Industrial Wastewater in Order for Improvement of Treatment Section of Old Urea Plant Jokar S.M., Jamshidnejad Z., Rahimpour M., Motaghi H.R., Barmaki M.M., Rahimpour H.R.
16:40 00533 Purification of Water Containing TEP and Cr(VI) Pollutants Using UV/nano-TiO2 Process $Fathizadeh M., *Fakhraee H.
17:00 End of Session

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