60th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Tuesday PM

BBE1Gallery D

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

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

13:20 00347 Modelling of the pH Change During Ferrous Iron Biooxidation at Low pH $Penev K., *Karamanev D.
13:40 00348 Online Monitoring of Cell Cultures and Fermentations Using LIFS Probe in Bioreactor Cardin-Bernier G., *$Sirois J.
14:00 00349 The Optimization of Microalgal Bioprocesses De la Hoz Siegler H., McCaffrey W., Burrell R., *$Ben-Zvi A.
14:20 00350 Inducible Production of Carbonic Anhydrase Using Pichia pastoris Boudreau V., *$Garnier A., Schreiber S. WITHDRAWN
14:40 00351 Redox Potential Driven Yeast Synchronization During High Gravity Ethanol Fermentation Feng S.J., *Lin Y.-H.
15:00 00352 Date Juice as Substrate for Biomass Single Cell Protein (SCP) Production from Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) *$Al-mhanna N.M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00353 Effect of Dilute Acid Steam Pretreatment on Structural Properties and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Canadian Wheat Straw Dhabhai R., Chaurasia S.P., *Dalai A.K.
16:00 00354 Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Tuna Fish Oil with Candida rugosa Lipase Bhandari K., Chaurarasia S.P., Gupta A., *Dalai A.K.
16:20 00355 Influence of Spray Drying Conditions on Probiotic Powder Production Shokri Z., Fazeli M., Ardjmand M.
16:40 00356 Pressurized Green Fluids for the Extraction of Natural Vanilla Flavour *Naik S.N., Jadeja G.C., Maheshwari R.C.
17:00 End of Session

CC1Salon E

Clean Coal Symposium

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

Keynote Lecture:

13:20 00357 Reaction of Fine Coke and Calcium Oxide for Calcium Carbide Liu Z., Li G., Liu Q.
14:00 00358 A Techno-Economic Study of Using Slurry of Coal in Bio-Liquid Fuels to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions *$Prakash A., Pisters K.
14:20 00359 Study on Sulfur Transfers into Gaseous Products during Pyrolysis of Weakly-reductive and Reductive Coals Wang M.J., Meng L.L., Zhang Z.Y., *Chang L.P.
14:40 00360 A New Methodology for Predicting Performance in CO2 Storage and Enhanced Coal Bed Methane Recovery $Mohammadpoor M., *Torabi F., Akhlaghinia M.
15:00 00361 Effect of Clays on an Iron Oxide Sorbent for High-temperature Coal Gas Desulfurization *Fan H., Liang L., Shangguan J., Shen F., Lin J.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00362 Study on Preparation of Mn-based Sorbents for H2S Removal from Hot Coal-derived Gas by Supercritical Water Impregnation Wang J.C., *Chang L.P., $Qiu B., Bao W.R.
16:00 00363 Experimental Study on Drying Kinetics of Chinese Lignite $Tahmasebi A., *Yu J., Li X., Wang Z.
16:20 End of Session

CCS1Gallery C

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

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

13:20 00364 Carbon Capture and Sequestration vs. Sustainability *$Peachey B.R.
13:40 00365 A study on the Influence of Regeneration Conditions on the Performance of Amine-grafted Nanoporous Silica for CO2 Capture Serna-Guerrero R., *$Sayari A.
14:00 00366 Degradation and Corrosion Studies within Chorides and Sulphurous Acid Systems in MEA-based CO2 Capture Process Wattanaphan P., *Idem R., Tontiwachwuthikul P.
14:20 00367 Hybrid Membrane Process for CO2 Removal from Flue Gases and AspenPlus® Simulation *Kundu P., $Feng X.
14:40 00368 A Two-in-One Device for Air Conditioning and Carbon Dioxide Sequestering for Residential Units Shashank R., *Aditya D.
15:00 00369 CO2 Capture on Amine-functionalized Nanoporous Adsorbents: Modeling Equilibrium, Kinetics and Breakthrough Curves Serna-Guerrero R., *$Sayari A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00370 Stabilization of Amine-Containing CO2 Adsorbents: Dramatic Effect of Water Vapor *Sayari A., $Belmabkhout Y.
16:00 00371 Heat of Absorption for MEA-based CO2 Absorption Processes Xie Q., *Aroonwilas A., Veawab A.
16:20 00372 Solubility of Carbon Dioxide into the Aqueous Mixtures of Methyldiethanolamine with Ionic Liquids Ahmady A., *Kheireddine Aroua M., $Ali Hashim M.
16:40 End of Session

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

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

HOS1Salon AB


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

Syncrude Canada Innovation Award Lecture:

13:20 00392 The Call of the Green: Catalytic Transformation for Cleaner Fuels Zheng Y.
14:00 00393 Conversion of Petroleum Coke to Activated Carbon for Nickel Catalyst Supports *Barnard Z.G., $Choi J., Hill J.M.
14:20 00394 Hydrotreating of Coker Light Gas Oil on Ti-HMS Supported Ni/HPW Catalysts Soni K., Boahene P., Mouli K., *Dalai A., Adjaye J.
14:40 00395 Nano-structured Supported and Unsupported MoS2 Microspheres and Its Implication in Heavy Oil Hydrodesulfurization Yao S., Song C., Liu Y., Chen J., Fairbridge C., Liu H., Hui R., Zhang J.
15:00 00396 Reactivity Measurements and Kinetics of Pyridine HDN on WP/SiO2 and NixWP/SiO2 Ibeh B., *$Hill J.M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00397 Application of Fe-W Catalysts for Hydroprocessing of Heavy Gas Oil: Effect of Using Different Supports Boahene P.E., *Dalai A.K., Adjaye J.
16:00 00398 Equivalent Rate Constant for Non-Isothermal Reacting Systems Salari H., Hassanzadeh H., *Abedi J.
16:20 00399 Cracking of Heavy Oil over a Catalyst Synthesized from Fly Ash Ramakrishna D.V., *$Pradhan N.C.
16:40 00400 DFT Study on Desulfurization Mechanism of Thiophene Over Ni/ZnO Liu H., Chen Y., Gao J.S., Chen Y., *Zhao L.
17:00 End of Session

HOS5Salon C


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

Keynote Lecture:

13:20 00401 What Does It Take to Design A ULSD Hydrotreater? Catalyst and Process Design Based on Molecular Reaction Pathway Studies Egeberg R.G.
14:00 00402 Integration of Thermochemical Hydrogen Production with Refining and Upgrading Operations in the Petrochemical Industry *Wang Z., $Naterer G.F.
14:20 00403 Solubility Modelling of Athabasca Vacuum Residue Using Group Additivity Methods Zargarzadeh M., McCaffrey W.C., *Gray M.R.
14:40 00404 Development of Hydrotreating Catalysts Supported on Activated Carbon Derived from Alberta Bitumen Coke *$Shi Y., Ding L., Chen S., Fairbridge C., Chen J.
15:00 00405 Hydrotreating Activity Study of NiMo/Zr-SBA-15 Catalyst Using Bitumen Derived HGO $Biswas P., *Dalai A., Adjaye J.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00406 Hydrodesulfurization of Whole Crude Oil Shafi R.
16:00 00407 Hydrogenation and Ring Opening of Heavy Molecules in Light Gas Oil over Pt/Al-SBA-15 Catalysts Choudhary O., Kotikalapudi C.M., *Dalai A.K.
16:20 00408 Kinetics Study of the Bunsen Reaction for Hydrogen Production from H2S Li J., *$Wang H.
16:40 00409 A New Methodology for Predicting Minimum Miscibility Pressure Using Back-Propagation Neural Netowrks *$Mohammadpoor M., Torabi F.
17:00 End of Session

MP2Regal A

Functional Materials and Processes II

Organizer(s) - D.K. Hwang
Chair(s) - B.D Gates; D.K. Hwang

13:20 00410 Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol: Development of Supported Ru Bifunctional Catalysts Miryala B., Prasad R.B.N., $Prasad P.S.S., *Nakka L.
13:40 00411 Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Films by Ion Beam Deposition and Ion Beam Sputtering $Niakan H., *Yang Q., Sazpunar J.A.
14:00 00412 Spectral and Physical Properties of Electrochemically Formed Colored Layers on Titanium Covered with Clearcoats Cunningham M.F., $Munro A., *Jerkiewicz G.
14:20 00413 Morphological Factors affecting Gloss and Colour during Thermo-Mechanical Deformation of Decorative Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Films *Takacs E., Vlachopoulos J., $Thompson M., Nielsen K., Brandys F.
14:40 00414 Boronsubphthalocyanine Materials for Organic Electronics: Dyes, Sublimates and Engineered Crystals *$Bender T.P., Morse G.E., Paton A., Brisson E.
15:00 00415 Experimental Study of Corrosion Resistant of Nano-Structured Composition *$Mehranfar M., Dehghani K.
15:20 End of Session

MP7Regal A

Polymer Materials and Nano-processing IV

Organizer(s) - D.K. Hwang
Chair(s) - T.P. Bender; D.K. Hwang

15:40 00416 Synthesis and Scale-up of Styrene/Butyl Acrylate Latex Particles Prepared by Seeded Emulsion Polymerization Qiu S., *Liebermann G., $Ng H., Moore E., Chen A., Cheng C., Lai J.
16:00 00417 Free Radical Maleation of Refined Wax via a Single-Step Process *$Grauman Neander N.E., Rattle M., Zhu S.
16:20 00418 High Solids Nitroxide Mediated Microemulsion Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate with a Small Amount of Styrene Thomson M.E., Ness J., Schmidt S., *$Cunningham M.F.
16:40 00419 Novel Microstructures Induced by Partial Wetting in Ternary and Quaternary Immiscible Polymer Blends $Virgilio N., Sarazin P., *Favis B.D.
17:00 End of Session

PCO6Gallery A

Modeling and Simulation II

Organizer(s) - A. Ben-Zvi; M. Guay
Chair(s) - V. Prasad; T.J. Harris

13:20 00420 Extension of Expanded Fluid-Based Viscosity Correlation to Non-Hydrocarbons Motahhari H.R., *Yarranton H.W., Satyro M.A.
13:40 00421 Dynamic Representation of Melt Flow During the Czochralski Process Using Lagrangian Coherent Structures Dubljevic S., Izadi M.
14:00 00422 How Many Parameters Should be Estimated to Obtain the Best Predictions? McLean K., Wu S., Harris T.J., McAuley K.B.
14:20 00423 A Kinetic Model for Hydroconversion Processing of Vacuum Residue Shams S., McCaffrey W., Gray M.R., *Ben-Zvi A.
14:40 00424 Mathematical Model for the Devolatilization of EPDM Crumb Bitton A.J.B., McAuley K.B., D'Agnillo L.
15:00 00425 CFD Simulation of Multiphase Separators *$Pourahmadi Laleh A., Svrcek W.Y., Monnery W.D.
15:20 End of Session

PCO9Gallery B

Process Optimization I

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

D.G. Fisher Award Lecture:

13:40 00426 Plant-wide Decision-Making: Distributing the Load Forbes J.F.
14:20 00427 Optimization and Fouling Prediction of a Membrane Filtration Process for Drinking Water Treatment using Fluorescence-based Analysis $Peiris R.H., *Budman H.M., Moresoli C., Legge R.L.
14:40 00428 Process Optimisation in Isoflavones Extraction by Modified Supercritical CO2 Kumhom T., Elkamel A., *Pongampai S., Douglas P., Douglas S., Teppaitoon W.
15:00 00429 Optimization for Energy Conservation of Crude Oil Atmospheric Distillation Columns by Modifying Vapour Feed Inlet Tray from Pre-Fractionation Train *Arjmand M., Moreno L., Liu L.
15:20 End of Session

PSM3Blair Nelson

Risk Control

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

Process Safety Management Award Lecture:

13:20 00430 Process Safety Beyond Regulations Kelly B.

Keynote Lecture:

14:20 00431 Current Activities and Challenges of the Center for Chemical Process Safety Schneider R.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00432 Prevent Explosions due to Hydraulic Hammer in Drilling and Servicing Operations Phillips K.G.
16:10 00433 Overflow Prevention and the Layer of Protection Analysis *Gowland R.
17:00 End of Session

REC1Gallery Suite 1

Chemical Kinetics

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

Keynote Lecture

13:20 00434 Photocatalytic Reaction Engineering at the Cross-Roads *$de Lasa H., Serrano B.
14:00 00435 Kinetics of Pyrolysis of Aerosols of Heavy Oils at High Temperature *Vafi K., McCaffrey W.C., $Gray M.R.
14:20 00436 Comparison of Apparent Kinetics Measured at MAT Laboratory Reactors and Industrial Risers *$Maya-Yescas R., Jiménez-García G.
14:40 00437 Kinetics and Mechanism Study for Reforming of Diesel Surrogate *Parmar R., Shekhawat D., Peppley B., Karan K.
15:00 00438 Modeling and Steady State Analysis of Bimolecular Nitroxide Mediated Radical Polymerization of Styrene in Batch and CSTR Reactors $Matti B., Jacob N., *Dhib R., Penlidis A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00439 Two Dimensional Model of a Catalytic Plate Reactor for Methane Steam Reforming using Different Kinetic Mechanisms $Mundhwa M.A., *Thurgood C.P., Peppley B.A.
16:00 00440 Estimation of Kinetics Constants and Mathematical Modeling of Propylene Polymerization Using 4th Generation Ziegler-natta Catalysts Alshaiban A., *Soares J.B.P.
16:20 End of Session

TP3Regal B

Particulate Flows

Organizer(s) - D.-Y. Peng
Chair(s) - J. Zhu; S. Sanders

13:20 00441 Droplet Deposition on a Circular Disk Normal to an Aerosol Flow *Petkovic B., Taghipour F., Posarac D., $Watkinson P.
13:40 00442 An Investigation of Mixing and Segregation of Granules in a Tumbling Saddle Blender *$Alizadeh E., Legros R., Bertrand F., Chaouki J.
14:00 00443 A Comparative Study: Numerical Investigation of Mass and Mole based Multicomponent Diffusion in Porous Pellets for Sorption-Enhanced Steam Methane Reforming Rout K.R., Nayak A.K., Jakobsen H.A.
14:20 00444 Analytical Model for Dynamic Filtration and Filter Cake Buildup of Bentonite Muds Akhlaghinia M., *Torabi F., $Mohammadpoor M.
14:40 00445 Flow of Nano-suspensions in Porous Media *Zamani A., Maini B., Pereira-Almao P.
15:00 00446 Dynamic Calibration of Optical Fibre Probes in Gas-Solid Flow Systems: Low and High Solids Concentration Qi M., *Zhu J.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00447 Crystal Formation at the Contact Points Between Two Particles Nie R., *Evitts R.W., $Besant R.W.
16:00 00448 Improved Predictions of the Kinematic Friction Losses in Slurry Pipelines Gillies D., Sanders R.S., Gillies R.G.
16:20 00449 Improvement of Fluidization of Nano Particles by Particle Mixing and Pulsated Flow Sadiq Ali S., $Asif M.
16:40 End of Session

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