62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

ENV1Plaza C

Advanced Oxidation / UV Processes

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00046 Insights into the Ultraviolet Disinfection of Effluents- The Role of Suspended Particles *$Farnood R.
08:20 00047 The Prospect of UV-LED Reactors for Water Purification *$Taghipour F.
08:40 00048 UV Degradation of H2S in Waste Gas *Asili V., $De Visscher A.
09:00 00049 UV Disinfection of Wastewater Flocs: Mechanism of Core Disinfection Armioun S., Wolfaardt G., Farnood R.R.
09:20 00050 A Statistical Experiment Design Approach for the Photo-fenton-like Degradation of Poly(acrylic Acid) *$Ghafoori S., Mehrvar M., Chan P.
09:40 00051 Photo-Degradation of Water-Soluble Polymers by Free Radical Chain Scission in Wastewater Hamad D., Dhib R., Mehrvar M.
10:00 End of Session

Monday PM

ENV2Plaza C

Water / Wastewater 1

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

13:00 00195 Impact of Chemical Attachments in Ultrafiltration Membrane Fouling by Latex Abdelrasol A., *$Doan H., Lohi A.
13:20 00196 Preparation of Hemicellulose-containing Latex and its Application as Absorbent toward Dyes Zhang J., *Xiao H.
13:40 00197 Anaerobic Digestion of Pretreated Estrogenic Compounds Sarkar S., Nakhla G., *$Ray M.
14:00 00198 Combined Anaerobic-Aerobic and UV/H2O2 Processes for the Treatment of Synthetic Slaughterhouse Wastewater Lecompte C.F.B., *Mehrvar M., Quiñones-Bolaños E.
14:20 00199 Comparative Performance of Different Bioparticles in Denitrifying Fluidized Bed Bioreactors (DFBBR) Eldyasti A., $Zhu J., *Nakhla G.
14:40 00200 Industrial Wastewater Treatment through Hybrid Process of Chemical Coagulation-Adsorption $Shah A.K., Memon H.U. R, *Shah F.A., Harijan K.
15:00 End of Session

ENV3Plaza C

Bio-Environmental 1

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

15:30 00201 Remove and Recovery of Zinc (II) and Nickel (II) in Continuous Biosorption, Desorption and Electro-Deposition Khodaei Booran S., *$Doan H., Lohi A.
15:50 00202 Equilibrium and Mechanism of Removal of Methylene Blue (MB) from Aqueous Solution by Adsorption onto Pine Leave Ang M., *Sen T., $Mohamed E.-Z., Yaqoup M.
16:10 00203 Anaerobic Treatment of Prehydrolysis Liquor (PHL) : Characterization, Master Culture and Post Treatment *Debnath D., Kale M., Singh K.
16:30 00204 Interactions between Biofilm Growth and Hydrogeological Properties in a Two-Dimensional Flow Field in Saturated Porous Media Bozorg A., Gates I.D., *Sen A.
16:50 00205 Synthetically Engineered Chitosan-Based Biomaterials and their Sorption Properties in Aqueous Solution Guo R., *Wilson L.D.
17:10 00206 Application of Bacterial Bioluminescence to Predict Biofilm Characteristics and Porous Medium Hydrogeological Properties Bozorg A., Gates I.D., *Sen A.
17:30 End of Session

ENV-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00207 Integrated Framework of Multivariate Monitoring, Diagnosis and Supervisory Control of Indoor Air Pollutants in Subway Stations *$Yoo C.K., Kim J.T., Kim I.W., Kim J.C., Kang O.Y., Kim M.J.
17:30 00208 Non-Premixed Methane Flame Simulation in Order to Air Pollutants Reduction in Gas Flare Ghaseminejad P., *$Noorbehesht N., Amidpour M.
17:30 00209 Powder Bovine Blood Production from Slaughterhouses by the Atomization Process Control $Moreira S.A., Alsina O.L.S., *Silva O.S.
17:30 00210 Biological Extraction and Process Optimization of Heavy Metals from Contaminant Spent Catalysts Noori Felegari Z., $Nematdoust Haghi B., *Amouei Torkmahalleh M., Sharifi H.
17:30 00211 Recovery and Purification Methods of Hydrophilic Ionic Liquids from Aqueous Solution Lim J.A., *Kim B.S., Park Y.I., Kwon S., Nam S.E., Han M., Lee M.
17:30 00212 Innovative Methods for Waste Utilization in Licorice (Glycyrrizha Glabra L.) Industries $Modonhaghighi J.
17:30 00213 Investigating the Processes of Recycling Used Hydraulic Oil in Zobe Ahan Steel Co., Isfahan, Iran Modonhaghighi J.
17:30 00214 Dusty Air Pollution and Solutions *$Kharazmi S., Miri T., Khazei K.
17:30 00215 Fouling Behavior of Microfiltration Membranes for Whey Treatment in Unsteady-state Condition $Rezaei H., *Zokaee Ashtiani F., Fouladitajar A., Haghmoradi A.
17:30 00216 Structural and Chemical Modification of Oxidative Treatment by Hydrogen Peroxide on Activated Carbon Pellets Adelodun A.A., *Jo Y.M.
17:30 00217 Estimation of Reaction Rate Constants of Organic Pollutants with Hydroxyl Radicals (OH) in Aqueous Phase Bagheri M., Imoberdorf G., *$Mohseni M.
17:30 00218 Comprehensive Study of Energy Properties for Different Bioparticles used in a Denitrification Fluidized Bed Bioreactor (DFBBR) Eldyasti A., *Nakhla G., $Zhu J.
17:30 00219 Development of Scale-up Conditions for the Synthesis of Zeolites from South African Coal Fly Ash: Effect of Impeller Design and Agitation Mainganye D., *$Ojumu T.V., Petrik L.F.
17:30 00220 Methods to Detect and Remediate Spills Containing Nanoparticles Zhou J.H.-W., Hong Y., Orfino F., *$Gates B.D.
17:30 00221 Removal of Heavy Hetal from Aqueous Solutions Using Nano Zeolite Adsorbents Ansari M., *Aroujalian A., $Raisi A.

Tuesday AM

ENV4Plaza C

Resource Recovery /Sustainability

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

08:00 00331 Waste Minimization Protocols for the Process of Synthesizing Zeolites from South African Coal Fly Ash Du Plesis P.W., *$Ojumu T.V., Petrik L.F.
08:20 00332 Simultaneous Water and Energy Optimization of Kraft Mills *$Keshtkar M.J., Perrier M., Paris J.
08:40 00333 Development of Scale-up Conditions for the Synthesis of Zeolites from South African Coal Fly Ash: Effect of Fly Ash Composition and Synthesis Time *Mainganye D., $Ojumu T.V., Petrik L.F.
09:00 00334 Combined LCA/Real Options Method to Capture Uncertainty and Flexibility in Resource Project Decisions *McKellar J.M., Bergerson J.A., Kettunen J., MacLean H.L.
09:20 End of Session

Tuesday PM

ENV5Plaza C

Emerging Contaminants

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00506 Comparitive Genotoxicity of Bisphenol-A Degradation Intermediates Formed Ozonation, UV/H2O2 and Photocatalytic Advanced Oxidation Treatment $Gilmour C., *Ali S., Rehmann L., Ray M.
13:20 00507 Emerging Contaminants of Concern: What Comes First? Danon-Schaffer M.N.
13:40 00508 Using Mn-Cu/Al2O3 Catalyst for Mineralization of Ibuprofen in the Presence of Humic Acid Corredor B.B., *$Soltan J., Peñuela G.A.
14:00 00509 Study of the Kinetics of VUV-induced Degradation of Micropollutants Duca C., Imoberdorf G., *$Mohseni M.
14:20 00510 Degradation of Caffeine in Aqueous Solution using Gamma Irradiation Bissegger S., Towns J., Cosway K., Whitehead R., Kerr A., Corcoran E., *Weber K.P.
14:40 End of Session

ENV6Plaza C

Air Pollution

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

15:30 00511 EXAFS Study and Activity of Pt-Mn/Alumina Catalysts in Catalytic Ozonation of Toluene *Rezaei E., $Soltan J., Chen N.
15:50 00512 Evaluation of Two Building Air Cleaning Systems at UBC Life Science Building based on Environmental Impact and Cost Analyses *Hashemi S.Z., Bao J., Bi X.T., Sokhansanj S., Giffin J.
16:10 00513 Growth of Microalgae Species for CO2 Fixation and Oil Production *$Al-Zuhair S., Taher H., Al-Marzouqi A.
16:30 00514 Analysis of the Pollution Transport (Wildfire in British Columbia, August 2010) Mojtaba I., Ryan Z.L., Junmeng L., *$Stevan D.
16:50 00515 Modeling Toluene Degradation, Biomass Growth and Nitrogen Utilization in a Compost Biofilter Haque F., Sen A., *De Visscher A.
17:10 00516 A Multi-Period Optimization Model for Energy Planning and CO2 Emission Considering Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Penetration *$Ahmadi L., Croiset E., Elkamel A., Douglas P., Entchev E.
17:30 End of Session

Wednesday AM

ENV7Plaza C

Water / Wastewater 2

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

08:00 00603 Kinetic Modelling of Petroleum Refining Wastewater Mineralisation *$Diya'uddeen B.H., Abdul Aziz A.R., Daud W.M.A.W.
08:20 00604 Treatment of Oil Contaminated Water by Crossflow Microfiltration; Effects of Operating Conditions on Permeate Flux and Oil Rejection *$Fouladitajar A., Zokaee Ashtiani F., Rezaei H., Haghmoradi A.
08:40 00605 The Effect of Pore Shape on Long-term Membrane Flux Decline via Image Analysis Faghihi M.H., Tremblay A.Y.
09:00 00606 Modeling of Vacuum-UV Photoreactors Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Bagheri M., Imoberdorf G., *$Mohseni M.
09:20 00607 Titanium Based Nanowires Using Environmental Friendly Solvent: Supercritical CO2 $Alsharari Q., Ray M., *Charpentier P., Ayissi S.
09:40 00608 Speeding up the Capillary Flow in Paper-Based Fluidic Devices for Rapid Diagnostics and Environmental Sensing Applications $Jahanshahi Anbuhi S., Chavan P., Sicard C., Leung V., Hossain S.M. Z., Pelton R., Brennan J. D., *Filipe C. D.M.
10:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

ENV8Plaza B

Resource Recovery / Industrial Waste 1

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

13:00 00703 Method of Producing Enhanced Coal Combustion Fly Ash for Use in Pozzolanic Applications $Janke T.A., *Arato C.I.
13:20 00704 Investigation of the Effect of Different Flow Rate on Low Consistency Refining of Northern Softwood Chemical Pulp *$Behfarshad G., Olson J., Pattira P.
13:40 00705 Biodegradation of Poly(e-caprolactone)-based 'Green' Plasticizers by Rhodococcus rhodochrous Fontaine A., *Yargeau V., Cooper D., Roy R.
14:00 00706 Anaerobic Biodegradation of Naphthenic Acids: A Potential Approach for In Situ Treatment of Oil Sand Process Waters Gunawan Y., *Nemati M., Dalai A.K.
14:20 00707 Advanced Integrated Resource Recovery for Agriculture, "Technology Meets Permaculture" Bush C., $Rink K., *Irwin J.
14:40 00708 Noise Emission Reduction Methods Using MATLAB Programming *$Ahmadi D., Zehtabian A.
15:00 End of Session

ENV9Plaza B

Resource Recovery / Industrial Waste 2

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

15:30 00709 Integrated Oil Production, Power Generation, Commercial Heating/Cooling and Carbon Capture and Storage Using Hot Produced Water (EASE-CSIII) Peachey B.R.
15:50 00710 Transfer of PBDEs to the Environment from Landfill Electronic Waste: Mass Balance Investigation Danon-Schaffer M.N., *Mahecha-Botero A., Grace J.R.
16:10 00711 Molecular and Surface Interactions between Polymer Flocculants and Fine Clay Particles Ji Y., *Zeng H., Liu Q.
16:30 00712 Zinc Removal from Acid Mine Drainage by Regenerable Clinoptilolite in a Slurry Bubble Column Xu W., Li L., *Grace J.
16:50 00713 The Health Risk Assessment in the Work Environment of Shale Oil Production and Handling Traumann A., *Reinhold K.
17:10 00714 Design Criteria of Continuously Operating Biological Aerated Filters $Actis Grande G., *Rovero G., Papadia S., Sicardi S.
17:30 End of Session

ENV10Plaza C

Bio-Environmental 2

Organizer(s) - M. Ray, F. Taghipour

13:00 00715 Toxicity Assessment and Biodegradation of Potential Green Dibenzoate Plasticizers in Mammalian cells Vanlian M.V.
13:20 00716 Application of Anaerobic Digestion for Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction in a Sustainable Method Abedi N., Mulligan C.N., Yerushalmi L.
13:40 00717 Controlling Microorganism Populations in a Compost Biofilter to Improve Toluene Degradation Efficiency Haque F., Gieg L., Clothier L., De Visscher A., *Sen A.
14:00 00718 Introducing MBR as the Most Efficient bioreactor for bhenol removal by free culture of Alcaligenes faecalis Manafi M., Sarrafzadeh M., Mehrnia M.
14:20 00719 The Effect of Surfactant on the Biodegradation of Plasticizers Smith L., $Leask R., Cooper D.G.
14:40 00720 Effect of pH on Biohydrogen Fermentative Production from Organic Wastewater *$Almadidy A.
15:00 End of Session

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