60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday PM

BBE1Gallery D

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Organizer(s) - Y.-H. Lin; C. Niu
Chair(s) - Y.-H. Lin; A. Sen

13:20 00064 Cell Culture Monitoring Using Hyperspectral Microscopy Juneau P.M., *Duchesne C., Garnier A.
13:40 00065 Interaction Mechanisms between Amorphous Silica Nanoparticles and Lung Epithelial Cells: An Atomic Force Microscopy Approach *Tehranian S., Jeje A.A., $Amrein M.
14:00 00066 A Semi-automatic Image Processing Approach to Determine Parasitemia in Giemsa-stained Thin Blood Smear Slides *Purwar Y., Shah S., Clarke G., Almugairi A.
14:20 00067 Increased Polymer Gel Dosimeter Sensitivity by Recipe Optimization $Chain J.N.M., Jirasek A., Schreiner L.J., *McAuley K.B.
14:40 00068 Prediction of the Solubility of Cucurbitacin Drugs in Chemically Modified PEO-b-PCL Block Copolymers Using Moelcular Dynamics Simulation Patel S.K., Lavasanifar A., *$Choi P.
15:00 00069 Ethanol Dehydration in a Fixed Bed Using Biosorbents Baylak T., *Niu C., Dalai A.
15:20 Coffee Break
Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice Lecture:

15:40 00070 The Rise of Micropharma *$Weaver D.F.
16:20 00071 Characterization of Biosorbents Used for Ethanol Dehydration Chhina R.K., *Niu C.H.
16:40 00072 Composite Environment-responsive Membranes for Bioseparation Yoo S., Mah K., *Ghosh R.
17:00 00073 Removal of Lead Ions from Aqueous Solutions onto Biomodified Palm Shell Activated Carbon *$Issabayeva G.I., Chen S.K., Aroua M.K.
17:20 End of Session

CC1Salon E

Clean Coal Symposium

Organizer(s) - H. Wang; L. Chang
Chair(s) - Z. Xu; D. Smith; J. Abedi

Keynote Lecture:

13:20 00074 The Effect of Bromination Conditions on the Mercury Capture Ability of Brominated Biomass Ash Bisson T.M., Xia S., *Xu Z., Gupta R.
14:00 00075 Regeneration Behaviour of Oxide Iron Based High Temperature Coal Gas Desulfurization Sorbent in an Oxygen-Water Vapour Atmosphere Shangguan J., Hou P., Liang L., Fan H., Shen F., Miao M.
14:20 00076 Numerical Simulation of Syngas Production by Partial Oxidation of Coke Oven Gas under Non-premixed Condition *$Chen H., Zhang K., Zhao H., Zhang Y.
14:40 00077 Simulation Study of the Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) Using Porous Media Approach *Seifi M., $Chen Z., Abedi J.
15:00 00078 Interactions of CO2 with Solid Materials by FTIR Study Liu Y., Fairbridge C.
15:20 Coffee Break

Keynote Lecture:

15:40 00079 Oxyfuel FBC and Ca Looping Technology Anthony E.J.
16:20 00080 Simulation Study and Kinetic Parameter Estimation of Underground Coal Gasification in Ultra Deep Reservoirs Kariznovi M., Nourozieh H., *Abedi J., Chen Z.
16:40 00081 Simulation of Lignite Coal Gasification in a Fluidized Bed Karimipour S., *Pugsley T., Spiteri R.
17:00 End of Session

CCS1Gallery C

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

Organizer(s) - N. Mahinpey; P. Tontiwachwuthikul; M. Dong
Chair(s) - N. Mahinpey; J.Lim; J. King

Keynote Lecture:

13:20 00082 Integration of CO2 Production and Capture Platforms with Critical Fluid Techology King J.W.
14:00 00083 Molar Heat Capacities of Chemical Solvents used for the Absorption of Carbon Dioxide: A Group Additivity and Molecular Connectivity Analysis Rayer A.V., *$Henni A., Tontiwachwuthikul P.
14:20 00084 Comparative Mass Transfer Performance Studies of CO2 Absorption into Aqueous Solution of a Primary Amine and Two Tertiary Amines Naami A., Edali M., Sema T., *Idem R., Tontiwachwuthikul P.
14:40 00085 Improved Kinetic Model of CO2 Absorption into Aqueous Solutions of MEA-AMP Blends Bhattacharya S., *Aroonwilas A., Veawab A.
15:00 00086 Corrosion Prediction in Amine-based CO2 Capture Plants Najumudeen A., *Veawab A., Aroonwilas A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00087 Investigation of Ethanolamine Solvent Purification Used in CO2 Capture System *ElMoudir W., Idem R.
16:00 00088 Screening of Green Corrosion Inhibitors for Amine-based CO2 Capture Process Srinivasan S., *Veawab A.
16:20 00089 Comparative Corrosivity of Single and Blended Absorption Solvents For CO2 Capture Plants Gunasekaran P., *Veawab A., Aroonwilas A.
16:40 00090 Study of CO2 Absorption into Mixture of Amine and Ionic Liquids Ahmady A., *Kheireddine Aroua M., $Ali Hashim M.
17:00 End of Session

ENY1Salon D

Biofuels

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

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

HOS4Salon AB

Production

Organizer(s) - A.K. Dalai; J. Adjaye
Chair(s) - Y. Zheng; J. Adjaye

13:20 00120 Parametric Modeling of Wear on the Wall of a Cylindrical Flotation Cell Bhushan V., *Lipsett M.G.
13:40 00121 Feasibility of Solvent-Assisted Polymer Flooding to Improve Heavy Oil Recovery Vafaei V., Zarivnyy O., Qazvini A., Kavousi A., *$Torabi F.
14:00 00122 Modeling Solvent Injection in Porous Media Regarding the Second Liquid Phase *Feizabadi S.A., $Abedi J., Chen Z.
14:20 00123 Modeling of Filtration Transport in Naturally Fractured Reservoir *$Shahri P., Moghadasi J., Shadizadeh
14:40 00124 Wetting Dynamics Involving Crude Oil-Water Interfaces Mirmontazeri L., *Yeung A., Liu Q.
15:00 00125 Effect of Drainage Height on Concentration-Dependent Propane Dispersion in Vapex Abukhalifeh H., *Upreti S.R., $Lohi A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00126 Experimental and Numerical Simulation Study on the Applicability of Cyclic CO2 Injection (CO2 Huff-n-Puff) to Enhance Oil Recovery Kavousi A., Qazvini Firouz A., Vafaei V., *$Torabi F.
16:00 00127 Experimental Study of Hydrocarbon Solvent Injection in Shaly Heavy Oil Reservoirs Using Five-Spot Micromodels: The Role of Shale Geometrical Characteristics *$Mohammadi S., Masihi M., Ghazanfari M., Kharrat R., Feizabadi S.A.
16:20 00128 Steam Zone Classification in the Recovery of Bitumen by SAGD Technology Thimm H.F.
16:40 00342 Dissolved Oxygen Content Measurement in Aqueous and Hydrocarbon Liquids Fahiminia F., Herrera P.
17:00 End of Session

MP5Regal A

Polymer Materials and Nano-processing II

Organizer(s) - D.K. Hwang
Chair(s) - C. Cheng; D.K. Hwang

13:20 00129 Develop New Fluoroelastomer (FKM) / Curable Organo-Montmorillonite (OMMT) Nanocomposites Bai Y., Sundararaj U.
13:40 00130 The Effect of Nanoclay Dispersion Level on the Dynamic Vulcanization of TPV Nanocomposites Based on PP/EPDM Prepared by Reactive Extrusion Mirzadeh A., Lafleur P.G., Dubois C., Kamal M.R.
14:00 00131 Effect of Clay Dispersion Method on Structural and Mechanical Properties of the Epoxy Layered Silicate Nanocomposite *Bashar M.T., Mertiny P.
14:20 00132 Polymer Grafting and Self-cleaning and Antimicrobial Materials Li M., *Zhu S.
14:40 00133 Carbon Dioxide Switchable Surfactants for the Preparation of Stimuli Responsive Polymer Colloids Fowler C., O'Neill C., Jessop P.G., *$Cunningham M.F.
15:00 00134 Nanocrystal Plasma Polymerization: From Colloidal Nanocrystals to Free-Standing Inorganic Composites Cademartiri L., Ghadimi A., $Ozin G.A.
15:20 End of Session

MP6Regal A

Polymer Materials and Nano-processing III

Organizer(s) - D.K. Hwang
Chair(s) - Q. Yang; D.K. Hwang

15:40 00135 Core-Shell Copper Nanowire/Polyaniline Nanostructures Sarvi A., Gelves G.A., Cortes M.T., *Sundararaj Ut.
16:00 00136 Performance and Mechanical Properties of Asymmetric Polyethersulfone (PES) Membranes with Polyethylene Glycol Prepared by Phase Separation Method Fathizadeh M., *Aroujalian A.
16:20 00137 Continuous Rubber Devulcanization Using Supercritical CO2: Recycling Tire Rubber Crumb Meysami M., *Zhu S., $Tzoganakis C.
16:40 00138 An Investigation on Flow-induced Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes in Polycarbonate using Microinjection Molding Arjmand M., *Sundararaj U., Mahmoodi M., Gelves G.A., Park S.
17:00 End of Session

PCO4Gallery B

Applied Statistical Methods II

Organizer(s) - A. Ben-Zvi; M. Guay
Chair(s) - S.L. Shah; B. Huang

14:00 00139 Plant-wide Performance Monitoring and Controller Prioritization Pareek S., *Shah S.L., McNabb C.
14:20 00140 Model-based Approach for Stiction Compensation in Control Loops *Ale Mohammad M., Huang B.
14:40 00141 Process Data Compression and Denoising using Wavelets Gao Y., *Shah S.L.
15:00 00142 Spectroscopic Methods for Near Real Time Monitoring of a Microalgal Bioreactor System Nadadoor V., De la Hoz Siegler H., *$Ben-Zvi A., Shah S.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00143 Detection of Sporadic Strut Failures of a Mining Hauler Truck Hajizadeh M., *Lipsett M.
16:00 00144 Mathematical Modeling of Biosensor Performance for Shelf-Life Prediction Snyder S., McAuley K.B., *$McLellan P.J., McCaw T., Brouwer E.
16:20 End of Session

PCO5Gallery A

Modeling and Simulation I

Organizer(s) - A. Ben-Zvi; M. Guay
Chair(s) - K.B. McAuley; P.J. McLellan

Keynote Lecture:

14:00 00145 Mathematical Modeling of Chemical Processes -- Obtaining the Best Model Predictions and Parameter Estimates Using Limited Data McAuley K.B.
14:40 00146 Acid Gas Removal using MDEA + Sulfolane - Pilot Plant Measurement and Simulation Pan S., Zhu J., *$Zhang D., Chen J.
15:00 00147 Real-Time Dew Point Calculations for Industrial SCADA System *$Zhu J, Cao K, Zhang D
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00148 Improving the Recovery of CO2 Injection Process in Sarkan Oil Field Reservoir in Iran by Selecting the Optimized Dispersivity Coefficient *Kamalipour M., Farouq Ali S.M., Jamialahmadi M., Shahrabadi A.
16:00 00149 Transient Kinetic Models for NOx Monitoring and Diagnosis Shah B., Cheng J., *$Prasad V.
16:20 00150 Model Reduction and Optimal Experiment Design Based on Computational Singular Perturbation Kumar S., *$Prasad V.
16:40 End of Session

PSM2Blair Nelson

Risk Assessment

Organizer(s) - G. Phillips
Chair(s) - A. Pierorazio

13:20 00151 Monte Carlo Simulation Boot Camp or MCS for Fun & Profit in 20 min. or less! $Timbers W.G.
14:20 00152 An Analysis of the Flashback Potential of Fired Equipment Nibber N.
14:50 00153 Hydrogen Explosions in Water Tanks Explained Phillips K.G.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00154 Consequence Modeling of Release Toxic Gas Incident Within Building *Nikeghbal A., Dabir B., Zokaee F.
16:10 00155 Accident Case Histories Kelly B.
17:00 End of Session

REC3Gallery Suite 1

Nanocatalysis and Catalytic Materials

Organizer(s) - N. Abatzoglou; C. Fairbridge
Chair(s) - C. Fairbridge; N. Abatzoglou

Keynote Lecture:

13:20 00156 Effect of Surface Chemical Structure and Composition of Heterogeneous Ziegler-Natta Catalysts on Microstructural Properties of Polypropylene *$Hasan A.T.M.K.
14:00 00157 Palladium-Iridium PVP-Stabilized Nanoparticles for Alpha-Ring Opening of Indan Shen J., Yin C.-X., Reule A., *$Semagina N.
14:20 00158 AuPd Nanoparticle Catalysts for Selective Crotyl Alcohol Oxidation Balcha T., Strobl J., Scott R.W.J.
14:40 00159 Influence of Binders on the Mechanical Properties and Catalytic Performance of Carbon Nanotube Supported Iron Catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Bilkhu A., Abbaslou R.M., *Dalai A.K.
15:00 00160 Selectivity Engineering of Industrially Relevant Organic Proesses Using Novel Catalysts and Strategies *Yadav G.D.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00161 Production of 2-Phenyl Ethanol by Selective Hydrogenation of Styrene Oxide Using Polyurea Based Encapsulated Bimetallic Nanocatalyst *Yadav G.D., Lawate Y.S.
16:00 00162 Dehydrogenation of Ethylbenzene to Styrene with CO2 Over V-Fe/TiO2-Al2O3 Catalyst Zhang S., Li X., *Li W., Feng J.
16:20 00163 Catalytic Effect of Nanoparticles for Apshaletenes Adsorption, Oxidation and Gasification Hassan A., Nassar N., *$Pereira-Almao P.
16:40 End of Session

THM2Regal B

Solution Thermodynamics

Organizer(s) - D.-Y. Peng; A. Phoenix
Chair(s) - W.R. Smith; P. Englezos

13:20 00164 Evaluating the Predictive Capability of Dipolar and Polarizable SAFT to Multiphase Water-Alcohol-Hydrocarbon Systems Alsaifi N.M., *Englezos P.
13:40 00165 Molecular Level Modeling of Aqueous Electrolyte Thermodynamics Moucka F., *Smith W.R., Jirsak J., Nezbeda I.
14:00 00166 Molecular Dynamics Study of Ionic Surfactant Solutions Confined between Two Parallel Walls Rahman M.H., *$Yuet P.K.
14:20 00167 Multicomponent Gas Adsorption Equilibrium on Zeolite 13X Huang Q., Bedane A., *Eic M.
14:40 00168 Molecular Level Simulation Methodology for the Calculation of Dew and Bubble Points of Mixtures Francova M., Kowalski M., *Smith W.R., Nezbeda I.
15:00 00169 Application of A Reformulated Van Laar Equation *$Peng D.-Y.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00170 Experimental and Structural Modelling Studies of Molar Excess Enthalpies ( ) for Aqueous Cyclic Amines of Piperazine Systems at Temperatures T = (298.15, 313.15, and 323.15) K Poozesh S., Rayer A.V., *$Henni A.
16:00 00171 Excess Molar Enthalpies of Ternary Mixtures involving Ethers and Alkanes at the Temperature 298.15 K Hasan S.M.N., *$Peng D.-Y.
16:20 00172 Molar Excess Enthalpy of Some Amines in the Ionic Liquid 1-butyl-3-methyl Imidazolium Acetate Sumon Z.K., Rayer V.A., *$Henni A.
16:40 00173 Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of {Wax+Aromatic+Furfural+Co-solvent} and Simulation with NRTL Dastanian M., Gholamzadeh M.A., *Fakhr-Hoseini S.M.
17:00 End of Session

BBE-PGrand Cir. Foyer

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Organizer(s) - Y.-H. Lin; C. Niu

From 17:00 until 19:00

Biomedical

17:00 00174 A Study on the Anti-oxidation and Sun-screening Capabilities of Plant Extracts from Various Parts of Cordia dichotoma Wang T.-h., Liao H.-Y.
17:00 00175 The Investigation of Various Plant Extract on the Protection of Skin Against UV Radiation Wang T.-h., Johnson C.
17:00 00176 Effect of Calcium Concentration on Cell Damage in Tissue Engineered Scaffold Fabrication Cao N., Schreyer D., Chen X.B.
17:00 00177 Fabrication of 3D Scaffolds from Crosslinked HA for SCI Repair Wang M.D., Zhai P., David S., Chen X.B. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00178 Engineered Cell Delivery Scaffold to Promote Stem Cell Survival Following Transplantation Shanechi M., Cooke M.J., Wang Y., Morshead C.M., *$Shoichet M.S.
17:00 00179 In vitro Degradation of Porous PLLA/Chitosan Tissue Scaffolds $Zhu N., Cao N., *Chen X.B.
17:00 00180 Manipulation of Nonmagnetic Microparticles Using a Microelectromagnet System Ono R., *Aki A., Maekawa T., Toyabe T.
17:00 00181 Profiling of N-glycosylation and Intracellular Nucleotide / Nucleotide Sugar Pools in CHO t-PA Batch Cultures Braasch K., Butler M.
17:00 00182 Pelleting and Characterization of Distillers Grain Pellets as Bio-fuels $Saha S., *Panigrahi S.
17:00 00183 Enzyme Immobilization Modified ZSM-5 Zeolite with Monolayer Surfactant (ZMS) as a New and Efficient Support for Immobilization of Candida rugosa lipase Safaei H.R.

Drug Delivery

17:00 00184 Injectable Hydrogel-Microgel "Soft" Nanocomposites for Drug Delivery $Sivakumaran D.N., Maitland D.M., *Hoare T.R.
17:00 00185 Thermally Triggered Aggregation of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgels for Targeted Drug Delivery $Hoare T., Young S., MacLean C., Qureshi H.
17:00 00186 Novel Drug Delivery Microgels Fabricated via Electrospinning and Microfluidics Kesselman L., Wu W., Shinwary S., Selvaganapathy R., Hoare T.R.

Fermentation & Bioreactors

17:00 00187 Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Brewery Spent Grain for Ethanol Production Wong T., *Thring R.W.
17:00 00188 The Effect of Redox Potential on Glycan Profiles of IgG1 Produced in NS0 Cell Culture Dionne B., *$Butler M.
17:00 00189 Bioproduction of cis-(1S,2R)-indandiol, a Chiral Pharmaceutical Intermediate, using a Solid-Liquid Two-phase Partitioning Bioreactor (TPPB) Dafoe J.T., *$Daugulis A.J.
17:00 00190 A Techno-economical Comparison of Hydrolysis and Fermentation Processes for Lignocellulosic Bioethanol Production *$Tripathy A., Panigrahi S., Kishari S.A., Mupondwa E.
17:00 00191 Biodiesel Production from Waste Cooking Sunflower Oil via Alkaline Transesterification *$Saifuddin M., Hossain A.B.M., Hosen M.
17:00 00546 Biosynthesis of Cellulose Nanofibers in Airlift Bioreactors: Potentials of Utilizing Renewable Resources of Agriculture Residues Sani A., Dahman Y.
17:00 End of Session

CEE-PGrand Cir. Foyer

Chemical Engineering Education

Organizer(s) - A. Phoenix; T. Zrymiak

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00192 Classroom Response System Use in a Multi-Division First-Year Chemistry for Engineers Course *$Robinson M.A.
17:00 End of Session

CC-PGrand Cir. Foyer

Clean Coal Symposium

Organizer(s) - H. Wang; L. Chang

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00193 Synergistic Effects in Co-gasification of Oil Sand Coke with Different Rank Coals and Biomass Vejahati F., *Gupta R., $Gao C., Katalambula H.
17:00 End of Session

CCS-PGrand Cir. Foyer

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

Organizer(s) - N. Mahinpey; P. Tontiwachwuthikul; M. Dong

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00194 Creation of Carbon and Oxygen by UV Laser Irradiation into Near-critical Carbon Dioxide $Ohshima S., Fukuda T., Hasumura T., *Maekawa T., Whitby R.L.D.
17:00 00195 Enhanced Carbon Oxides Pollutants (CO and CO2) Removal by Using Fluidized-bed Membrane Dual-type Reactor in Methanol Synthesis Process *Rahmani F., Rahmani F., $Rahimpour M.R., Bayat M., Haghighi M., Mazinani S.
17:00 00196 Simulation of CO2 Capture from Reforming Gas by Using 30% MEA Piewkhaow L., Liang Z., *Idem R.
17:00 00197 Hydrogenation of Chloronitrobenzene to Chloroaniline over Pd / SnO2 Catalyst in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide *Xi C.Y., $Zhao X., Zhuang H.
17:00 End of Session

ENY-PGrand Cir. Foyer

Energy

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

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00198 Produce On-board Hydrogen from Methanol by New System with Internal Burner for PEM Fuel Cell Vehicles Rahimpour M., Jokar S.M., Jamshifnejad Z.
17:00 00199 Ice and Gas Hydrates: Morphology of Nucleation and Growth DuQuesnay J.R., Antoft-Finch A., *$Beltran J.G.
17:00 00200 Experimental Study for Enhancement of TEG Regeneration in Natural Gas Dehydration Using a Hydrocarbon Solvent *Baktash M., Abbasi M., $Rahimpour M.
17:00 00201 A Novel Combination of Fixed Bed Reactor and Slurry Bubble Column Reactor Concept for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis in GTL Technology *Jamshidnejad Z., Jamshidnejad Z, $Rahimpour M.R., Rahmani F., Mazinani S.
17:00 00202 Catalytic Depolymerization of Lignin into Phenolic Compounds in Hot-compressed Solvents Cheng S., Wilks C., Yuan Z., Leitch M., *$Xu C.
17:00 00203 Characterisation of Mentha arvensis Biomass for Synthesis of Bio-chemicals *Naik S.N., Rout P.K., Katiyar R., Naik M.K., Dalai A.K.
17:00 00204 A CFD Simulation of Hydrogen Production by Auto-thermal Reaction of Methanol in a Micro-channel Reactor Mehri F., Taghizadeh Mazandarani M., Eliassi A.

Biofuels

17:00 00205 Biodiesel Production Using Solid Acid Catalysts Baroi C., *Dalai A.K.
17:00 00206 SUNFUEL: Continuous Conversion of Waste Pinewood to Fuels in Supercritical Water Butler I.S., *Thomas M.L., $Kozinski J.A.
17:00 00207 Biodiesel Production from Waste Cooking Oil at Different Mole Ratios of Alcohols $Mansourpoor M.
17:00 00208 Extraction of Oil from Crotalaria Juncea Using a Packed Column Within a Modified Soxhlet Apparatus $Dutta R., *Majumdar P., Sarkar U.
17:00 00209 The Torrefaction and Pelletization of Sawdust in Fluidization Bed without Sand or Glass Bead *$Li H., Bi X.T., Chan B., Zhu Y.D., Yuan X.Z., Zeng G.M.
17:00 00210 Catalytic Conversion of Glucose to HMF $Yuan Z., Cheng S., Leitch M., *Xu C.
17:00 00211 New Technology of Biodiesel Production from Crude Vegetable Oils $Torubarov A.I., Kholstov V.I, Kondrat'ev V.B., *Glukhan E.N., Stepanskiy M.L., Sadovnikov D.A.
17:00 00212 Optimal Sugar Compositions and Conditions for Enhanced Biobutanol Bioproduction from Agriculture Residues Al Neddaff H., Dahman Y., Turcotte G.
17:00 00547 Biobutanol: A Superior Biofuel Production from Renewable Biomass of Agricultural Residue Thirmal C., Dahman Y.

Gasification and Hydrogen Production

17:00 00213 Conversion of an Aqueous By-product from Biomass Liquefaction into Hydrogen-rich Syngas via Catalytic Supercritical Water Gasification Zhang L., Champagne P., *$Xu C.
17:00 00214 Catalytic Gasification of Activated Sludge in Supercritical Water Afif E., $Farnood R.
17:00 00215 Kinetic Modelling of Hydrogen Production by Steam Reforming of Liquid Mixture of Oxygenated Hydrocarbons (Oxy-HCR) over 5wt.%Ni/Ce1-(x+y)ZrxMyO2 Catalyst in a Packed Bed Tubular Reactor (PBTR) * Zahid Md., Khan A., Sengupta P., *Idem R., Kumar P., Ibrahim H.
17:00 End of Session

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Environment

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

From 17:00 until 19:00

Air Quality Improvement Technologies

17:00 00216 Absorption of NOx into Urea Solution by Wet Scrubbing *$Pourmohammadbagher A., Jamshidi E., Ale-Ebrahim H., Dabir B.
17:00 00217 Comparative Study of Co-current and Counter-current Modes of Operation on CO Removal for a Hydrogen-permselective Membrane Two-stage Methanol Synthesis Reactor Baktash M.S., *$Mazinani S., Vaferi B., Rahimpour M.R.
17:00 00218 Effect of the Metal Oxides Loading on Semi-coke on the NO Catalytic Oxidation in Flue Gas $Gao J., *Li C.
17:00 00219 Investigation of Two Various Percent CO Injection to Conventional Dual-type Methanol Synthesis Reactor *Bayat M., Bayat M, $Rahimpour M.R., Rahmani F., Mazinani S., Jamshidnejad Z.
17:00 00220 Evaluation of the COTAG System for Measurement of Dry Deposition Flux in the Oil-sands Region of Alberta *$Ferdous J., Kindzierski W., Ulrich A., Cape N.

Bioremediation

17:00 00221 Methyl-Ethyl Ester Production from Waste Cooking Oil and Effect of Alcohol on Biodiesel Specification $Mansourpoor M.
17:00 00222 Improvment of Biosurfactant Production from a New Strain of Paenibacillus alvei by Optimizing the Growth Conditions *$Najafi A., Rahimpour M.R., Jahanmiri A.H., Arabian D.
17:00 00223 Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Biosurfactant Produced by a New Strain of Bacillus mycoides Isolated from Iranian Oil Well *$Najafi A.R., Rahimpour M.R., Jahanmiri A., Arabian D.
17:00 00224 Sorption Studies of Synthetically Engineered Sorbent Materials Wilson L.D., Poon L.
17:00 00225 Recognition of Naphthenic Acids Components for Sorption using Synthetically Engineered Materials Mohamed M.H., *Wilson L.D.

Waste Management & Water Treatment

17:00 00226 Recovery of Silver from Aqueous Solution by Enhanced Ultra Filtration after Preconcentration on Alumina Modified with Dithizone Zanain M., Lovitt W.
17:00 00227 Transient Behaviour of a Packed Column of Eichhornia Crassipes Leaves for the Removal of Hexavalent Chromium Singha S., *Bhaduri B., $Sarkar U.
17:00 00228 Simulation of UV Photoreactor for Degradation of Chemical Contaminants using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) *$Madani M., Nassernejad B.
17:00 00229 Dye Sorption Properties of Cyclodextrin-based Copolymer Microsphere Materials Guo R., *Wilson L.D.
17:00 00230 Removal of COD from Aromatic Unit Wastewater Using TiO2/Sunlight Process $Ordou N., *Fathizadeh M.
17:00 00231 Thermochemical Investigation of Biodiesel Influence on the Model Liposomes *$Glukhan E.N., Kondrat'ev V.B., Belikov V.A., Torubarov A.I., Sadovnikov D.A.
17:00 00232 Adsorption of Copper on Amine-functionalized SBA-15 Prepared by Co-condensation: Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Thermodynamic Properties Da'na E., *Sayari A.
17:00 00233 Investigation of Corrosion Inhibitors and Inhibitive Effect of Some Novel Organic Dyes on the Corrosion of 2S Aluminium in Alkaline Media *$Patel P.
17:00 End of Session

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Heavy Oil and Oil Sands Symposium

Organizer(s) - A.K. Dalai; J. Adjaye

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00234 A Study of Dispersion of NiMo Oxide and Sulfide Phases on Mesoporous Alumino-Silicate Supports for Hydrotreating Reactions Mohanty S., Kotikalapudi C.M., *Dalai A., Hu Y.
17:00 00235 Hydrodesulphurization and Hydrodenitrogenation of Gas Oils Derived from Athabasca Bitumen over Ni-Mo/ZrTi-SBA-15 Catalysts Kotikalapudi C.M., *Dalai A.K., Adjaye J.
17:00 00236 Crystallization Mechanisms of Isomorphous Substituted Zeolites *$Cheng C.-H., Gaona A.
17:00 00237 Thermal Recovery of Bitumen from Carbonate Reservoirs: Formation Damage Aspects Thimm H.F.

Processing & Refining

17:00 00238 Coalescence in a Naturally Stabilized Liquid-Liquid-Solid Dispersion: Balancing Rapid Demulsifier Dispersion with Minimum Drop Breakup Laplante P.G., Ng S., Bhattacharya S., *Kresta S.M.
17:00 00239 Impact of Mixing Intensity and Time on Water Removal from Diluted Bitumen at Varying Demulsifier Concentrations *Laplante P.G., Kresta S.M., Ng S., Bhattacharya S.

Upgrading

17:00 00240 Inhibition & Deactivation of Catalyst Active Sites by Non-Basic Nitrogen Compounds & Their Selective Removal Using Functionalized Polymer Rizwan D., *Dalai A.K.
17:00 00241 A New Methodology for Predicting Minimum Miscibility Pressure Using Back-Propagation Neural Netowrks *$Mohammadpoor M., Torabi F.
17:00 End of Session

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Materials and Processes

Organizer(s) - D.K. Hwang

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00242 Offering a Model for D.M.D.S. Injecting in an Olfin Plant *$Ziarifar E., Fakhr-hoseini Seyed moo, ZarinAbadi Soroush
17:00 00243 Effect of Catalysts on the Creation of Carbon Nanostructures in Critical Benzene $Hayasaki Y., Fukuda T., Hasumura T., Whitby R., *Maekawa T.
17:00 00244 Synthesis and Characterization of Novel EU-1/SBA-15 Composite Molecular Sieves Xu W., Xu Q., *Gong Y., Dou T.
17:00 00245 Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocrystalline EU-1 Zeolites Xu W., Xu Q., Gong Y., *Dou T.
17:00 00246 Synthesis and Characterization of Novel EU-1/SBA-15 Composites Molecular Sieves Xu W., *Gong Y., Xu Q., Dou T.
17:00 00247 Resistance Evaluation of Rubber and Resin for Bio-ethanol Blended Gasoline Using Solubility Parameter Calculated from Surface Tension of Polar Solvent Kiyomi F., Tomoko H., Hideki Y.
17:00 00248 Superparamagnetic Janus Particle Synthesis using a Microfluidic Device *Hwang D.K., Yuet K.P., Haghgooie R., $Doyle P.S.
17:00 00249 Separability Evaluation of Capsaicin Containing in Red Chili Using Hansen's Solubility Parameters Hirano T., Fukushima K., *Yamamoto H.
17:00 00250 Accelerated Weathering and Biodegradation of Lignin-derived Polyurethanes Ni P., *Thring R.W.
17:00 End of Session

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Mineral Technology

Organizer(s) - R. Evitts; R. Spelay

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00251 Interactions of Silica and Sphalerite Minerals with Calcium Species in Gypsum- and Calcite- Supersaturated Solutions Deng M., *Xu Z., Liu Q.
17:00 00252 Simulation of Potash Cake Strength by Discrete Element Method Gao S.Y., *Evitts R.W., Besant R.W.
17:00 00253 Caking in Potash Fertilizers is A Problem Caused Primarily by Water Absorption Gao S.Y., *Besant R.W., $Evitts R.W.
17:00 End of Session

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Process Control and Optimization

Organizer(s) - A. Ben-Zvi; M. Guay

From 17:00 until 19:00

Advanced Control

17:00 00254 Neural Network Based Model Predictive Control of Batch Styrene Polymerization: An Experimental Study *$Hosen M., Hussain M.A., Mjalli F.S.

Applied Statistical Methods

17:00 00255 The Use of Singular Spectrum Analysis for Process Analysis and Monitoring Yuan H., *$Harris T., McLellan J.

Modeling and Simulation

17:00 00256 Modeling and Simulation for Olfin Production in Amir Kabir Petrochemical *$Ziarifar E., Fakhr-Hoseini S.M.
17:00 00257 Dynamic Study of the FCC Riser Reactor Incorporating the Vaporization of the Feedstock *$Ramírez-Jiménez E., Moreno-Montiel M.N.

Process Control

17:00 00258 Dynamic Simulation and Control System Design of Bioethanol Distillation Column Davani N., *Eslamloueyan R., Mehranbod N.

Process Optimization

17:00 00259 Offering Cracking Model of Olfin Furnaces and Finding Optimized Temperature of Process *$Ziarifar E., Fakhr-Hoseini S.M., Zarin Abadi S.
17:00 End of Session

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Reaction Engineering and Catalysis

Organizer(s) - N. Abatzoglou; C. Fairbridge

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00260 Increase of Propylene Yield in the N-Hexane Catalytic Cracking over Hierarchical MFI Zeolite Liu X., *$Gong Y., Dou T., Xu Q.
17:00 00261 A Neural Network Based Kinetic Model for Polystyrene Batch Reactor *Hosen M., Hussain M.A., Mjalli F.S.
17:00 00262 Impact of Intraparticle Diffusion in the Deactivation of FCC Catalysts *$Moreno M., Ramirez E.
17:00 00263 Synthesis of Silica Coated Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Using a Transferred Arc Plasma Reactor Liao X.H., *$Munz R.J.
17:00 00264 Synthesis, Characterization of Novel Micro/Mesoporous Composites and its Application in the Hydrotreating Catalysts *$Zhao Z., Zhang D., Huo Q., Duan A., Pan H., Liu J., Jiang G.
17:00 00265 Novel Catalyst Preparation by In-situ Dealumination to Improve Propylene Production from 1-butene Cracking *$Epelde E., Mier D., Gamero M., Aguayo A.T., Gayubo A.G., Bilbao J.
17:00 00266 Mn-Cu Mixed Oxide Catalysts Supported on TiO2 for Oxidation of Nitric Oxide to Nitric Dioxide He C.
17:00 00267 Kinetic Model for the FCC Process Considering the Composition of the Feedstock Zavala-Salazar N.J.A.S., Moreno-Montiel M.N., *$Ramírez-Jiménez E.
17:00 00268 Catalytic Conversion of Methanol to Diesel and Gasoline Oil over Hierarchical MFI Zeolite Catalysts $Zhang Y., Zheng J., Wang Y., Bai Y., *Li R.
17:00 00269 Study on Reaction between Hydrogen Sulfide and Sulfuric Acid for H2 Production from H2S Splitting Cycle Nuncio P., *$Wang H., Chuang K.T.
17:00 00270 Catalytic Activity of Mono-Dispersed Alkali Promoted MoS2 Nanoparticles for Higher Alcohol Synthesis from Syngas Sonntag G., Surisetty V., Dalai A., Scott R.
17:00 00271 Surface and Interface Effects of Ruthenium Monolayers on Nickel Reactivity *Dinca L.E., Harnagea C., Desinan S., $Rosei F.
17:00 End of Session

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Synchrotron and Its Applications

Organizer(s) - Y.-F. Hu; R. Azargohar

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00272 Synthesis and Characterization of Nano Particle Crystals of NaX Zeolite Fathizadeh M., *Aroujalian A.
17:00 End of Session

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Thermodynamics

Organizer(s) - D.-Y. Peng; A. Phoenix

From 17:00 until 19:00

PVT of Petroleum Systems

17:00 00273 Structural Modeling of Lube Oil Cut Mehdad A., Mohammady A., Omidkhah M.R.

Solution Thermodynamics

17:00 00274 Prediction of the Mean Ionic Activity Coefficient in Mixed Electrolyte Solutions Memar Nejad M., *Dehghani M.
17:00 00275 Solid-Liquid Equilibrium using the SAFT-VR Equation of State Cuevas J., $Galindo A., Segura H., Llovel F., *Perez R.
17:00 End of Session

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Transport Phenomena

Organizer(s) - D.-Y. Peng

From 17:00 until 19:00

Multi-phase Flow

17:00 00276 Modeling of Adiabatic Bubbly Flow in Horizontal Pipe by Considering Mass Transfer *Lotfi M., Dabir B.
17:00 00277 Hydrodynamic Instability of Immiscible Viscous Fluids in a Microchannel Kawashima K., *Aki A., Nagaoka Y., Maekawa T.
17:00 00278 CFD Simulation of Adiabatic Turbulent Bubbly Flow *Lotfi M., Dabir B.
17:00 00279 Mexican Session: Modelling Convection-Diffusion-Reaction Phenomena in Biofilm Reactors Damián-Reyna A.A., Maya-Yescas R., Ruiz-Hernández R., *$León-Becerril E.
17:00 00280 Study of the Minimum Spouting Velocity in a Non-porous Draft-tube Conical Spouted Bed *Estiati I., Altzibar H., Lopez G., $Olazar M. WITHDRAWN

Particulate Flows

17:00 00281 Experimental Investigation of the Sulfur Dioxide Absorption into NaOCl Caustic Aqueous Solution in a Packed Column *Rahmani F., Rahmani F., $Mowla D., Karimi Gh., Nadi M.S.
17:00 00282 Exploring the Mechanism of Protein Adsorption on Membrane Internal Surface with Pore-Network Model and Using Micro-Model to Visually Study the Surface $Ameli F., *Dabir B., Zokaee Ashtiani F.
17:00 End of Session


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