60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Tuesday AM

PLSalon AB

Plenary Lecture

Organizer(s) - A.K. Dalai
Chair(s) - A.K. Dalai

08:30 00283 The Buncefield (U.K.) Fire and Explosion: What Happened, the Lessons Learned by Operators, Emergency Responders and Regulators *Gowland R.
09:30 End of Session

BBE1Gallery D

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Organizer(s) - Y.-H. Lin; C. Niu
Chair(s) - M.G. Aucoin; C. Niu

10:00 00284 Genome-scale Metabolic Modeling of PHB-producing Azotobacter vinelandii *$Garnier A., Tourigny S., Schreiber S. WITHDRAWN
10:20 00285 State Estimation with Models of Cell Energy Metabolism Goffaux G., Cloutier M., Perrier M.
10:40 00286 Arm Prostheses: A New Hope Weatherley S.
11:00 00287 Validation of GAPDH as a Housekeeping Gene for Baculovirus Infected Insect Cells Soos A., George S., Sokolenko S., *$Aucoin M.G.
11:20 00288 Effect of Calcium on the Proliferation and Differentiation of Adult Synovium-Derived Precursor Cells in Culture Dry H., Jorgenson K., Chandrakumar S., Ando W., Frank C., Hart D., *$Sen A.
11:40 00289 Optimisation of Required Oxygen for Biomass Production from Yeast by Optimisation Oxygen Dissolved Percentage Instead of Stirring and Aeration Rate Optimisation *$Al-mhanna N.M. WITHDRAWN
12:00 End of Session

CCS1Gallery C

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

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

Keynote Lecture:

10:00 00290 The Boundary Dam ICCS Demonstration Project Olson W.
10:40 00291 Mapping the Atmospheric Amine Distribution: A Case Study for a CO2 Capture Unit at the Boundary Dam Power Station Techarat P., *Veawab A., Aroonwilas A.
11:00 00292 Maximizing the Capacity and Benefit of CO2 Storage in Depleted Oil Reservoirs by Recovering Residual Oil and Removing Remaining Water *$Dong M., Wang J., Wang S.
11:20 00293 Validation of N2O Analogy from the Solubility Measurement Hartono A., *Svendsen H.
11:40 00294 Study of Polyamines for Removal of Carbon Dioxide from Flue Gases Gupta M., *Dasilva E.F., $Svendsen H.
12:00 End of Session

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

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

HOS4Salon AB


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

Keynote Lecture:

10:00 00312 Novel Catalytic and Absorptive Upgrading of Bitumen and Heavy Oil Pereira-Almao P.
10:40 00313 Predicting Bottom-hole Pressure in Vertical Multiphase Flow in an Iranian Oil Reservoir Using Radial Basis Function (RBF) Neural Networks *$Mohammadpoor M., Torabi F.
11:00 00314 Intermolecular and Surface Interactions of Asphaltenes in Organic Solvents Using Surface Force Apparatus (SFA) Natarajan A., Xie J., *$Zeng H., Masliyah J., Xu Z.
11:20 00315 Laboratory Investigation of Partially Saturated Gas hydrate Formation Habit in Porous Media: Permeability Comparison *$Sia C.W., Maini B.B.
11:40 00316 Aggregation of Silica Particles in Non-Aqueous Media Fotovati M., Omidghane M., *Yeung A., Liu Q.
12:00 End of Session

MP1Regal A

Functional Materials and Processes I

Organizer(s) - D.K. Hwang
Chair(s) - S. Zhu; D.K. Hwang

10:20 00318 A Novel MultiGram-Scale and Green(er) Strategy for the Synthesis of Colloidal Nanostructures Cademartiri L., $Ozin G.A.
10:40 00319 Developments in Fabrication Processes that Incorporate Selenium Nanowires *$Gates B.D., Zhang X., Wang M.C.P.
11:00 00320 Flexible Graphene Films for Supercapacitor Application *Yu A., Chen Z.-w., Davies A., $Isaac R.
11:20 00321 Pyrophoric Iron Nanoparticles Produced by a Continuous Reactor *Nosella K., $Faucher S.
11:40 00322 Crystal Morphology Control of EU-1 Zeolite Xu Q., *$Dou T., Gong Y., Xu W., Liu X.
12:00 End of Session

PCO2Gallery A

Advanced Control II

Organizer(s) - A. Ben-Zvi; M. Guay
Chair(s) - J.M. Lee; J. Soltan

10:20 00323 An Optimization-based Coordinator Formulation for Distributed Model Predictive Control *Ghafoor Mohseni P., Forbes J.F.
10:40 00324 LQ Control of Coupled Hyperbolic PDEs and ODEs: Application to a CSTR-PFR System *Alizadeh Moghadam A., Aksikas I., Forbes J.F., Dubljevic S.
11:00 00325 Model Predictive Control of Reactive Distillation Column for Isopropyl Acetate Synthesis Sharma N., Sharma M., *Singh K.
11:20 00326 Annihilation of Cardiac Alternans by Mechanical Perturbation Deshpande D., *Dubljevic S.
11:40 End of Session

PCO7Gallery B

Process Control I

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

Keynote Lecture:

10:20 00327 Optimal Operation and Control of Reverse Osmosis Desalination Christofides P., Cohen Y., Bartman A.
11:00 00328 Simultaneous Design of Operating Point and Input Signal for LPV System Identification Zhu Y., *Huang B.
11:20 00329 Multiple Model Prediction Error Method for Process Identification Zhao Y., *Huang B., Su H.Y., Chu J.
11:40 00330 An Integrated Fault-Diagnosis and Safe-Parking Framework for Nonlinear Process Systems Du M., *Mhaskar P.
12:00 End of Session

PSM3Blair Nelson

Risk Control

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

10:00 00331 Analysis of Safety Barrier Performance in Offshore Process Operation Using Bayesian Updating Theory Rathnayaka W.S., *Khan F.I., Vargas S.
10:30 00332 So Tell Me Again... Why Did You Give 61508 to the Instrument Engineer? (A Humorous, but real, look at the SIL Assessment) de Salis C.
11:00 00333 Unlocking PSM's Potential: Risk Assessment in Real-Time Macza M.
11:30 00334 Managing Process Safety Performance by Learning from Others - How a Recent CCPS Benchmarking Initiative Plans to Change the Landscape Bhatnagar V.
12:00 End of Session

REC2Gallery Suite 1

Multiphase Reactions and Reaction Systems

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

10:00 00335 Investigation of the Role of Surface Nanometric Sulphur and Carbon Species in Ni-catalyzed Steam Reforming of Hydrocarbons *$Abatzoglou N., Shanmuga Priya K., Braidy N.
10:20 00336 A Systematic Method for Optimal Design of a Micro-structured Reformer for Fuel Cell Applications Tanhatan Naseri A., *Peppley B.A., Pharoah J.G., $Karan K.
10:40 00337 Effect of Impeller Type on Continuous-flow Mixing of Non-Newtonian Fluid in Stirred Vessels Through Dynamic Tests $Patel D., Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
11:00 00338 Numerical Prediction of Residence Time Distribution in Baffled Tanks Stirred by a Rushton Turbine *$Ouartassi B., Heniche M., Chaouki J.
11:20 00339 Modeling an Autothermal Catalytic Membrane Reactor Coupling Dehydrogenation of Ethylbenzene with Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene *Abo-Ghander N.S., Logist F., Grace J.R., Van Impe J.F., Elnashaie S.S.E., Lim C.J.
11:40 00340 Steam Reforming of Methane over NiO-SiO2/Al2O3 Catalyst Bej B., *Pradhan N.C., Neogi S.
12:00 End of Session

TP2Regal B

Multi-phase Flow

Organizer(s) - D.-Y. Peng
Chair(s) - R. Evitts; S. Sanders

10:00 00341 Interface Tracking and Direct Simulation of Interphase Heat and Mass Transfer in Multicomponent Vapour-Liquid Flows Haelssig J.B., Tremblay A.Y., *Thibault J., Etemad S.Gh.
10:40 00343 Velocity Field Measurements Around a Taylor Bubble Rising in Stagnant Liquids *$Saad G.A., Bugg J.D.
11:00 00344 Understanding the Action of Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitors Daraboina N., *Englezos P., Ripmeester J.
11:20 00345 Using Tomography and Computational Fluid Dynamics to Investigate the Solid-Liquid Mixing in Agitated Vessels Hosseini S., *Patel D., Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
11:40 00346 Dynamic Modeling of Turbulent Bubbly Flow in Airlift Reactors *$Mohajerani M., Mehrvar M., Ein-Mozaffari F.
12:00 End of Session

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