62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Macromolecular Science and Complex Fluids

Monday AM

MCF1English Bay

Rheology of Polymer Melts

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender
Chair(s) - S.G. Hatzikiriakos

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00058 Viscous Heating in Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow *$Giacomin A.J., Bird R.B., Aumnate C., Mertz A.M., Schmalzer A.M., Mix A.W.
08:40 00059 Melt Fracture of HDPEs: Metallocene versus Ziegler-Natta and Broad MWD Effects Ansari M., *Hatzikiriakos S.G.
09:00 00060 A Rheological Study of Flow-induced Crystallization of Pla-reinforced Flax Fiber Biocomposites Arias A., *Heuzey M.C., Huneault M.
09:20 00061 Flow Induced Crystallization of Polyolefins Derakhshandeh M.D., Hatzikiriakos S.G.H., Doufas A.K.D.
09:40 00062 Bulk Crystallization and Nucleation Activity of Copper Nanowire - Linear Low Density Polyethylene Nanocomposites $Sadeghi S., *Sundararaj U.
10:00 End of Session

Monday PM

MCF2English Bay

Rheology and Processing

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender
Chair(s) - S.G. Hatzikiriakos

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00256 PET/Clay Nanocomposites: Effect of Chain Extender on the Morphology and Properties Ghanbari A., *$Heuzey M.C., Carreau P.J., Ton-That M.T.
13:40 00257 Development of PP/Flax Fiber Composites with High Mechanical Performance Sojoudiasli H., *Carreau P.J., Heuzey M.C.
14:00 00258 Rheological Investigation on Microstructure Development in PP/TiO2 Nanocomposites $Zohrevand A., *Ajji A., Mighri F.
14:20 00259 Liquid Crystalline Properties of "Distorted" Discs Seifi N., *Foster J., $Williams V.
14:40 00260 Evaluation of Leslie Coefficients and Miesowicz Viscosities for NanoCrystalline Cellulose Solution *$Noroozi N., Shafie Sabet S., Grecov D., Hatzikiriakos S.
15:00 End of Session

MCF3English Bay

Complex Fluids

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender
Chair(s) - S.G. Hatzikiriakos

15:30 00261 Rinsing Flows: Exploiting Viscoelastic Liquids *$Fuller G.G., Walker T.W., Hsu T.T., Frank C.W.
15:50 00262 Designing Greener Plasticizers: Influence of Geometry of Central Group and Side Chains Erythropel H.C., Maric M., Cooper D.G., *Leask R.L.
16:10 00263 Rheology and Microstructure of Nano-Crystalline Cellulose (NCC) Suspensions Shafiei Sabet S., Hamad W.Y., *Hatzikiriakos S.G.
16:30 00264 Decontamination of Fluid Properties Measured by Downhole Fluid Analysis *$Zuo J.Y., Mullins O.C., Zhang D.
16:50 00265 Ultra-strong Polycarbonate Nanocomposites by Incorporating Modified Graphene Nanoplatelets *$Yu A.
17:10 00266 Effect of Temperature Gradient and Multiple Surface Potentials on Morphology Evolution in Symmetric Polymer Blends *Tabatabaieyazdi M., Chan P.K., Wu J.
17:30 End of Session

MCF-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00267 Symmetric Diblock Copolymer Thin Films Placed on Topographic Pattern *Lee W.B., Choo Y., Suh H.S., $Char K.
17:30 00268 Poly(4-Vinylpyridine) by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization (NMP) and Post-Polymerization Complexation with the Fullerene (C60) Lessard B.H., *$Maric M.
17:30 00269 Molecular Dynamics Study of the Diffusivity of Water in Atactic Poly(vinyl alcohol) Noorjahan A., *$Choi P.
17:30 00270 Hydrogenation of C=C Bonds in Styrene-Butadiene Rubber Catalyzed by Tris(triisopropylphosphine)hydridorhodium(I), RhH(P(i-Pr)3)3 $Liu M.H., Pan Q.M., *Rempel G.L.
17:30 00271 Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Paste Extrusion: Scale up Studies *$Anvari Ardakani H., Mitsoulis E., Hatzikiriakos S.G.
17:30 00272 A New Type of Self-Assembled Core-Shell Colloidal Particle with Tunable Properties Guo I.I., Pekcevik I.C., Wang M.C.P., *$Gates B.D.
17:30 00273 Coating Applications of Inorganic Core-Organic Shell Hybrid Compounds Kim H.C., Park K.-h., Choi K.-h., Ji S.-j., *Park S.-k.
17:30 00274 Polyethylene Glycol Self-Assembled Monolayers: Towards a Molecular Velcro Marway H.S., *$Cranston E.D., Rutland M.W.
17:30 00275 Silica Encapsulated Quantum Dots for Light Selective Polymer Films with High Photoluminescence and Photostability Mumin A., *$Charpentier P.A.
17:30 00276 Temperature and Concentration Influence on Thermal Conductivity of Pseudo Plastic Fluids *Muthamizhi K., $Kalaichelvi P.
17:30 00277 Using the Response Surface Methodology to Analyze the Mixing of Non-Newtonian Biopolymer Solutions in the Reactors Equipped with the Coaxial Mixers $Pakzad L., *Ein-Mozaffari F., Upreti S.R., Lohi A.
17:30 00278 Effect of Externally Imposed Flow on Phase Separation of Compressible Polymer Solution Rasouli Tezangi G.
17:30 00279 A Water-based Polymerization Method for the Hydrophobization of Nanocrystalline Cellulose Kan K.H.M., Li J., Wijesekera K., Filipe C.D.M., *Cranston E.D.

Wednesday AM


Wetting, Adhesion and Surface Properties

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender
Chair(s) - T. Bender

08:00 00619 Understanding Hydrophobic Interactions between Polymer Surfaces: Using Polystyrene as a Model System Faghihnejad A., *Zeng H.
08:20 00620 Biologically Inspired Modification of Polymeric Surfaces for Tuning of Wetting and Adhesion Shahsavan H., Arunbabu D., *$Zhao B.
08:40 00621 The Effect of Surfactant and Compatibilizer on Inorganic Loading and Properties of PPO-based EPMM Membranes *Kruczek B., Bissadi G.
09:00 00622 "Smart" Morpholino-functional Random and Block Copolymers via Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization *Maric M., Lessard B., Savelyeva X.
09:20 00623 Thermo-Responsive, UV-Induced Schizophrenic Behaviour of Poly(phenyl acrylate)-b-poly(hydroxypropyl acrylate-ran-4-acryloyl morpholine) Block Copolymer Micelles Lessard B.H., *$Maric M.
09:40 00624 Adhesion Mechanism of Polymers with Multiple Hydrogen-bonded Groups Faghihnejad A., *Zeng H.
10:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM


Computational Fluid Mechanics

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender
Chair(s) - M.-C. Heuzey; A. Ajji

13:00 00742 Mathematical Modeling of Hyperbranched Copolymer Synthesized by Carbocationic Copolymerization of Inimer and Isobutylene Zhao Y., *$McAuley K.B., Dos Santos L.M., Alvarez A., Puskas J.E.
13:20 00743 Mathematical Modelling of Polyether Production from 1,3-Propanediol Cui W., Whitney R., *$McAuley K.B., Spence R.E., Xie T.
13:40 00744 An Error-in-Variables Model (EVM) Optimal Design Criterion for Reactivity Ratio Estimation in Multicomponent Polymerizations *Kazemi N., Duever T.A., Penlidis A.
14:00 00745 Kinetic Study and CFD Modeling of Poly(acrylic acid) Degradation by Photo-Fenton-like Process *$Ghafoori S., Mehrvar M., Chan P.
14:20 00746 CFD Based Optimization of Anionic Polymerization in Microflow Cortese B., de Croon M.H.J., Hessel V.
14:40 00747 Prediction of the Residence Time Distribution in a Twin-screw Extruder Based on Particle Tracking and an Original CFD Meshing Technique $Olmiccia J., Heniche M., *Bertrand F.
15:00 End of Session


General Session

Organizer(s) - S. Hatzikiriakos, T. Bender
Chair(s) - M.-C. Heuzey; A. Ajji

15:30 00748 Light and Heat Selective Polymer Nano-composite Films for Sustainable Greenhouses Allan J., Charpentier P.
15:50 00749 Rheology of PP/MAPP and PP/AAPP Blends and its Incidence on Crystallinity and Crystalline Orientation of Their Cast Films Saffar A., Ajji A., Carreau P.J., Kamal M.R.
16:10 00750 Molecular Dynamics Study of the Diffusivity of Water-insoluble Drug Molecules in Block Co-polymer Matrices Razavilar N., *$Choi P.
16:30 00751 Effect of Mixing on Polymer Quality In an Emulsion Polymerization Batch Reactor *Fathi Roudsari Sh., Ein-Mozaffari F., $Dhib R.
16:50 00752 Synthesis of Selenium Nano-Composite (t-Se@PS) by Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Wang M.C.P., *$Gates B.D.
17:10 End of Session

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