62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Monday PM

SGA2Regency C,D


Organizer(s) - J. Grace, J. Hatashi, M.H. Hofbauer, C.-Z. Li, H. Li
Chair(s) - J.R. Grace

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00068 Comparison of Tar Destruction Approaches for Fixed Bed Updraft Gasification Systems Mui C., Saldanha N., Li Y., Wong E., Vandergriendt R., Sparica D.
13:40 00069 Co-gasification of Biomass and Non-biomass Feedstocks. Part 1: Fuel Characterization, Temperature Effect and Co-pyrolysis Kinetics *$Masnadi M.S., Habibi R., Kopyscinski J., Hill J.M., Grace J.R.
14:00 00070 Co-gasification of Biomass and Non-biomass Feedstocks. Part 2: Synergistic and Inhibition Effects of Switchgrass Mixed with Sub-bituminous Coal and Fluid-coke during Co2 Gasification Habibi R., Masnadi M., Lam J., Kopyscinski J., Grace J., Mims C.A., *Hill J.M.
14:20 00071 A Numerical Study of Gasification Phenomena of Biomass and Coal *$Chen W.-H., Chen J.-R., Hung C.-I.
14:40 00072 Co-gasification of Biosolids with Other Biomass Feedstocks in a Fluidized Bed *$Yu M., Grace J.R., Bi X., Lim C.J., Ellis N.
15:00 End of Session

SGA3Regency C,D

Tars and CO2 Capture

Organizer(s) - J. Grace, J. Hatashi, M.H. Hofbauer, C.-Z. Li, H. Li
Chair(s) - C. Mui

15:30 00073 Sorbent Enhanced Steam Gasification of Biomass: Batch Studies in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed *Butler J.W., Lim C.J., Grace J.R.
15:50 00074 Fluidized Bed Gasification of Biomass - In-bed Investigation of Gas and Tar Formation *$Mayerhofer M., Fendt S., Spliethoff H., Gaderer M.
16:10 00075 Power Generation from Biomass Gasification with Gas Engines - Requirements and Experiences Schneider M., $Amplatz E.
16:30 00076 The Influence of Oxide Phase on the Performance of a Low-cost Iron-based Tar Destruction Catalyst Lewis T., $Grace J., Bi X., Ellis N.
16:50 00077 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Balance of a Chinese Biomass Gasification System $Yang Q., Yang H., *Chen H., Chen Y., Liu B.
17:10 End of Session

SGA4Regency B


Organizer(s) - J. Grace, J. Hatashi, M.H. Hofbauer, C.-Z. Li, H. Li
Chair(s) - H.I. de Lasa

13:40 00079 Effect of coal devolatilization kinetics in CFD simulation of a transport gasifier *$Li T., Chaudhari K., Turton R., Nicolleti P., Shahnam M., Guenther C., VanEssendelft D.
14:00 00080 Effect of Coal Type on the Char Gasification with Mixtures of CO2 and H2O $Chen C., *Yao H., Zhang S., Luo G.Q., Xu M.H.
14:20 00081 Investigation of K2CO3 Catalyzed CO2 Gasification of Ash-free Coal: Kinetics and Interactions of the Catalyst with Carbon Kopyscinski J., *Hill J.M.
14:40 00082 Kinetics of Non-catalyzed Steam Gasification of Biomass and Lignite Chars Kudo S., Hachiyama Y., Norinaga K., *Hayashi J.-i.
15:00 End of Session

SGA5Regency B

Gasification Reactors 1

Organizer(s) - J. Grace, J. Hatashi, M.H. Hofbauer, C.-Z. Li, H. Li
Chair(s) - J. Schmid

15:30 00083 Gasification of Lignite in a Dual Fluidized Bed Steam Gasifier *Kern S., Pfeifer C., Hofbauer H.
15:50 00084 Behavior of Biomass Pyrolytic Polygeneration Based on the Three Components Xin S.Z., *Yang H.P., Chen Y.Q., Wang X.H., Chen H.P.
16:10 00085 Fluid Dynamic and Mixing Characteristics in Fluidized Beds of Inert and Biomass (Eucalyptus grandis and Cariniana legalis) $Lourenço J.B., Mitri A.G., *Tannous K.
16:30 00086 Steam Gasification of Biomass Using Co3O4 as an Oxygen Source in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Aghabararnejad M., Chaouki J., S. Patience G.
16:50 00087 Low Temperature Catalytic Gasification of Low Rank Coals to Produce FT-suitable Synthesis Gas *Sharma A., Takanohashi T.
17:10 00088 CFD Modeling of Partial Oxidation in the Freeboard Section of a Commercial Gasifier *$Boulet M., Lavoie J.M., Marcos B., Gagnon M.
17:30 End of Session


Can Engineers Address Social Sustainability?

Organizer(s) - R. Clift, N. Ellis, T. Casavan
Chair(s) - TBD

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00089 Role of Credentials: the AIChE Credentials Schuster D.S., Grubbe D.L.
13:40 00090 Medical Oxygen Technologies for Low-income Countries: Systematic Approaches to Resource Allocation and Decision-making *Bradley B.D., $Cheng Y.-L.
14:00 00091 Case Studies in Commercializing Green Chemistry McLachlan J.A.
14:20 00092 A Role for Chemical Engineers in the Transformation of the Energy System The Case of Refining Petroleum $Abella J., *Bergerson J.
14:40 00093 Management of Risks Posed by Persistent Toxic Substances Dookhun V.
15:00 End of Session


Lowering Our Energy Carbon Footprint

Organizer(s) - R. Clift, N. Ellis, T. Casavan
Chair(s) - N. Ellis

15:30 00094 Time Series Analysis-Based Methodology for Autonomous Hybrid Renewable Energy System *$Bin Shams M., Haji S.
15:50 00095 Thermodynamics, economics and systems thinking: what role for air capture of CO2? *Pritchard C.L., Clift R., Darton R., Tuzun U., Holmes P., Yang A., Lettieri P., Jolly M., Wilkinson M., Seaman M., Harwood N., Whitfield A.
16:10 00096 Options for the Sustainable Reduction of GHG: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago Boodlal D., *Al Taweel A.M.
16:30 00097 Modern Sulphur Dioxide Plants *Nikolajsen K., Cooper C.G., Guenkel A.
16:50 End of Session

SUS-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - R. Clift, N. Ellis, T. Casavan

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00098 A Contribution to Decrease the Environmental Impact of New Textile Productions $Aimone F., *Rovero G., Migliavacca G.

FCB2Georgia A

Direct Fuel Cells and Membranes

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - H. Wang

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00099 Self-induced Electrochemical Promotion of Platinum Nanoparticles Deposited on Ionically Conductive Supports for Ethylene Complete Oxidation $Isaifan R.J., *Baranova E.A.
13:20 00100 Investigating Separators to Improve Performance of Flat-Plate Microbial Fuel Cells Kazemi S., Mohseni M., Fatih K., Wang H.
13:40 00101 Study of the Electro-oxidation of Ammonia on Ni(OH)2/Ni Nanoparticles in Alkaline Media $Allagui A., Sarfraz S., Middleton B., Al-Momani F., Ntais S., Wuthrich R., *Baranova E.A.
14:00 00102 An Electrodeposited Osmium Anode for the Swiss-roll Mixed-reactant Direct Borohydride Fuel Cells Aziznia A., $Gyenge E.L., *Oloman C.W.
14:20 00103 Composite Nafion/ nano-Faujasite Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Ntais S., *Tavares A.C.
14:40 00104 Electrochemical Desulfurization of Thiophene Using Fuel Cells *Song C., Li G., Chen J., Shi Y., Fairbridge C., Hui R., Zhang J.
15:00 End of Session

FCB3Georgia A

Mathematical Modelling and Characterization

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - J. Stumper

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00105 Nano-scale Characterization of Ultra-thin Nafion Films: Towards an Understanding of Ionomer Structure and Property in PEMFC Catalyst Layer Paul D., Ahmed S.S., *$Karan K.
15:50 00106 Numerical Analysis of Convective Transport of Reactants and Its Effect on the Performance of PEM Fuel Cell *Salahuddin K.M., Oshima N.
16:10 00107 A Mechanism for the Protective Properties of 316 Stainless Steels Against Localized Attack in Corrosive Environments. The Synergistic Roles Of Mo, Si And P. I- Introduction to the Mixed Valence Theory Reda M.
16:30 00108 Impedance Model of a PEM Fuel Cell Cathode Jayasankar J.B., $Karan K.K.
17:50 End of Session

FCB-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00109 Single Cell Evaluation of Electro-catalysts for Direct Ethanol Alkaline Fuel Cell Alzate V., *Fatih K., $Wang H.
17:30 00110 Developing Palladium-Ruthenium Composite Membrane for Hydrogen Separation and Purification *Xu N., $Li A., Lim J., Grace J.R., Boyd T.
17:30 00111 Intermediate Products and The Current of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell *$Niwa K., Arai K., Ikuma Y.
17:30 00112 Comments on the Application of the Electrochemical Accelerated Durability Test (ADT) as a Method to Estimate the Performance of ORR in PEMFC Reda M.

SBB2Regency A

Thermal Conversion 1

Organizer(s) - P. Watkinson, F. Berruti, W. Duo, S. Sokhansanj
Chair(s) - P. Watkinson

Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice Lecture:

13:00 00113 Pyrolytic Conversion of Biomass Residues into Valuable Bio-Oil and Bio-Carbon Products Berruti F.
13:40 00114 Development of Torrefaction Kinetics with Low Oxygen Concentration Peng J., *Bi X.T., Lim C.J., Sokhansanj S.
14:00 00115 Chemical Composition and Combustion Characteristics of Torrefied Woody Biomass Gucho E.M., Bramer E.A., Brem G.
14:20 00116 Production of Bio-oil by Fast Pyrolysis in a Three-Stage Fluidized Bed Reactor System $Wilkomirsky I.
14:40 End of Session

SBB3Regency A

Feedstocks, Preparation and Pre-treatment

Organizer(s) - P. Watkinson, F. Berruti, W. Duo, S. Sokhansanj
Chair(s) - A. Kumar

15:30 00117 Investigation of Physicochemical Properties of Bio-oils Produced from Herbaceous and Forestry Biomass in Slow and Fast Pyrolytic Conditions Mohanty P., Nanda S., Pant K., Naik S., Kozinski J.A., *$Dalai A.K.
15:50 00118 Promotion of Flocculation and Cell Lysis in Waste Activated Pulp Mill Sludge Using Wood Ash $Park N.D., Helle S.S., *Thring R.W.
16:10 00119 Lignin Recovery from Kraft Pulp Mill Black Liquor Foan J.
16:30 00120 Recovery of Dissolved Organics in Pre-hydrolysis Liquor of the Kraft-based Dissolving Pulp Production Process Shen J., *Ni Y.
16:50 00121 Morphology and Enzymatic Digestibility of Lignocellulose Substrates from a Combined Chemical and Mechanical Pretreatment Process *Fougere J.D., Clarke K., Lynch M., Zhao J., $Li K.
17:10 00122 Enzymatic Pretreatement of Date Palm Lignocellulosic Waste for Bioethanol Production *$Al-Zuhair S., Ahmed K., Abdulrazak A.
17:30 End of Session


In Situ

Organizer(s) - Z. Xu
Chair(s) - I. Gates, P. Choi

13:00 00123 A Higher Order Finite Difference Compositional Simulator for Predicting Asphaltene Precipitation Conditions in Reservoirs *Khodapanah E., $Tabatabaei-Nejad S.A.R.
13:20 00124 Steam Dynamics in SAGD and CSS Steam Chambers *Gates I.D., Wang J.
13:40 00125 Optimal Control of Solvent Injection Pressure to Enhance Oil Production in Vapex Muhamad H., Upreti S., *Lohi A., Doan H.
14:00 00126 Low Temperature Oxidation Reaction Model for In Situ Combustion Enhanced Oil Recovery Khansari Z., *Mahinpey N., Gates I.D.
14:20 00127 Improving the Performance of Vapex Using a Pulse Variation of Propane Gas Pressure Muhamad H., Upreti S., Lohi A., *Doan H.
14:40 00128 In-situ Upgrading of Athabasca Bitumen Using In-House Prepared Multi-metallic Ultra-Dispersed Nanocatalysts in an Oil-Sands-Packed Bed Column Hashemi R., *Nassar N.N., $Pereira-Almao P.
15:00 End of Session


Upgrading 1

Organizer(s) - Z. Xu
Chair(s) - I. Gates, P. Choi

15:30 00129 Liquid-Liquid Upgrading and Separation of Heavy Components for Athabasca Bitumen Saturated with Light Hydrocarbons Kariznovi M., Nourozieh H., *Abedi J.
15:50 00130 Investigation of Aggregation of Model Compounds of Asphaltenes in Organic Solutions Soleimanisalim A., Tan X., *$Gray M.R., Stryker J.M., Tykwinski R.R.
16:10 00131 Interfacial Rheology and its Role in the Stability of Water-Oil Interfaces Harbottle D., Moorthy K., Wang L., Yang F., Tchoukov P., Masliyah J., *$Xu Z.
16:30 00132 Experimental Measurements and Correlations of Physical Properties for the Mixtures of Heavy Oil and Aromatic Solvents Guan J.G., Kariznovi M., Nourozieh H., *Abedi J.
16:50 End of Session

OSH-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - Z. Xu

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00133 Effect of Supercritical Water on Desulfulization of Oil Sand Bitumen $Morimoto M., Takanohashi T., Sugimoto Y., Sato S.
17:30 00134 Understanding Processability of Oil Sands Ores using Principal Component Analysis and Support Vector Machine Zhang Y., Zhao Q., Xu Z.
17:30 00135 Alternative Energy Input Fuels for Oil Sands Operations: Life Cycle Techno-Economic Evaluation of Hydropower Chan J., *$Bergerson J.

BIO1Plaza A

Monoclonal Antibody Bioprocess Engineering

Organizer(s) - J. Piret, A. Sen
Chair(s) - M. Butler, J. Piret

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00136 Analysis of Mab Glycosylation Pattern Through Mab Binding to Fcc Receptors. - A Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensing Study *$Dorion-Thibaudeau J., Raymond C., De Crescenzo G., Durocher Y.
13:40 00137 Development of an In Vitro Platform for the Remodelling of Monoclonal Antibody Glycans Orr V., Ang J.C., Wagner A., Guillemette G., *Aucoin M.
14:00 00138 Modification of Monoclonal Antibody Glycans Using Glycoprotein Processing Inhibitors: Effects on Production, Activity and Stability *Spearman M.A., Okun N., Chan S., Butler M.
14:20 00139 Impact of Fc Mutations and Sialylation Method on Interactions Between Sialylated IgGs and Fc-receptors $Raymond C., Bisson L., St-Laurent G., Kelly J., *Durocher Y.
14:40 00140 Combined Metabolomic and Proteomic Analysis of Monoclonal Antibody Glycosylation under Nucleotide-Sugar Precursor Feeding Blondeel E.J., Ho R., McConkey B.J., Aucoin M.G.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00141 Effect of All-Trans-Retinoic Acid on the Productivity and Glycosylation of a Heavy Chain Monoclonal Antibody Produced from Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells *Tayi V.S., Okun N.J., $Butler M.
15:50 00142 Hyper-osmolality and Autophagy Inhibition: Increased Monoclonal Antibody Production *Nasseri S.S., Braasch K., Butler M., Jardon M., Gopaluni B., $Piret J.
16:10 00143 The Changing Dielectric Properties of CHO Cells Can Be Used to Determine Early Apoptotic Events in a Bioprocess *Braasch K., Nikolic-Jaric M., $Butler M., Thomson D.J, Bridges G.E.
16:30 00144 Primary Capture of Monoclonal Antibodies with Weak Cation Exchange Membranes Hassel K.J., *Moresoli C.
16:50 00145 The Art of Enriching Glycopeptides for Downstream Mass Spectrometric Analysis Using HILIC Magnetic Beads and PABA as an Electrochemical Sensor Bodnar E., $Perreault H.
17:10 00146 Separation and Analysis of Chimeric Heavy Chain Monoclonal Antibodies by Membrane Chromatography Sadavarte R., Okun N., Speerman M., Butler M., *$Ghosh R.
17:30 End of Session

BIO3Plaza B

Biosystems Engineering

Organizer(s) - J. Piret, A. Sen
Chair(s) - A. Al Taweel

13:00 00147 Efficient Methods for Decorating and Controlling the Release of Biomolecules from Plasmonic Gold Nanostructures Pekcevik I.C., Poon L., *$Gates B.D.
13:20 00148 A Tunable Approach to Making Electrochemical Biosensors using Self-Assembly *$Gates B.D., Paul M.T.Y.
13:40 00149 Improvement of Enzyme Transport in Wood Chips for TMP Refining *Pelletier A.L., Yu Z., Xiaochun L., $Li K., Court G., Hohmann S., Snow D.
14:00 00150 Green Biocellulose Nanofibers Production using Renewable/ Sustainable Resources of Agriculture Residues Alabdallah W., *$Dahman Y.
14:20 00151 Properties and Application of Phage Ghosts Produced by Osmotic Shock and Gamma Irradiation Thompson J.W., Chen J.Z., Dubreuil M., *$Sauvageau D.
14:40 00152 Bioconversion of Natural Gas into Single Cell Protein *$Al Taweel A.M., Aufderheide B., Shah Q.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00153 Effect of Microbubble Aeration on the Performance of Airlift Reactors *$Al Taweel A.M., Pallapothu S., Idhbeaa A., Ghanem A.
15:50 00154 Fluid Dynamic Gauging of Bioprocessing Biofilms on Different Substrates *Wilson D.I., $Salley B., McCormick A.J., Gordon P.W., Fisher A.C.
16:10 00155 Effective Parameters of Phenol Removal in Pure and Mixed Cultures of Alcaligenes Faecalis Manafi M., Mehrnia M., Sarrafzadeh M.
16:50 End of Session


Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Organizer(s) - N. Mahinpey
Chair(s) - N. Mahinpey; A. Macchi

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00156 Advancing CCS in Canada Wilson M.
13:40 00157 Study of the CaOAl2O3 Synthesis for High CO2 Sorption Capacity and Stability on Cyclic Operation Karami D., *$Mahinpey N.
14:00 00158 Experimental Studies of Different CaO-based Sorbents in the Cyclic CO2 Capture Process Sedghkerdar M.H., *$Mahinpey N.
14:20 00159 The Kinetic and Thermodynamic Simulation of Calcium-based Sorbents CO2 Capture Mostafavi E., Sedghkerdar M.H., *$Mahinpey N.
14:40 00160 Status of CCS Technology in Japan and Brazil: A Comparative Analysis Câmara G.A.B., Andrade J.C., Puppim J.A., Rocha P.S.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00161 Direct CO2 Capture from Air by Calcium Aluminate Pellets *Manovic V., Ridha F.N., Anthony E.J.
15:50 00162 Modeling of Direct and Indirect Sulfation of Limestone $Beaudry A., *Anthony E.J., Macchi A., Jia L., Manovic V., Varol M., Tan Y.
16:10 00163 High-Temperature Attrition of CO2-Capture Sorbents in an Air-Jet Apparatus Knight A., Grace J.R., *Ellis N., Lim C.J.
16:30 00164 Materials Informatics and Machine Learning Modeling of Nanoporous Materials as Solid Sorbants for Carbon Capture Fernandez M., Daff T., Trefiak N., Kadantsev E., *$Woo T.K.
16:50 00165 Interactions Between Oxygen Carriers and Ash Components in a CLC Process *$Keller M., Arjmand M., Leion H., Mattisson T.
17:10 End of Session

CCS-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - N. Mahinpey

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00166 Organic Acids-modified CaO-based Sorbents for CO2 Capture from Flue Gas $Ridha F., Manovic V., Wu Y., Macchi A., *Anthony E.
17:30 00167 Enhancement of Low-level CO2 Capture by Wet Amination of Particulate Activated Carbons Lim Y.H., *Jo Y.M.
17:30 00168 Basic Study of the Hybrid Air-conditioning System for Electric Vehicles Noami T., *Nakagawa T., Itoshima N.
17:30 00169 AOP's Pre-treatment of Activated Carbon Pellets Prior Amination to Enhance Low-level CO2 Capture Capacity Adelodun A.A., *Jo Y.M., $Kim S.B.

CAT2Regency E

Catalysis for Clean Energy Production

Organizer(s) - A. Dalai, K. Smith
Chair(s) - K. Smith, G. Norval

Catalysis Award Lecture:

13:00 00170 Catalytic Mechanisms - More Important than Ever Mims C.
13:40 00171 Pilot Plant Studies on a Novel Supported NiMoS2 Catalyst Toward Hydrodesulfurization for DBT and 4,6-DMDBT *$Chen J., Shi Y., Kotikalapudi C., Gieleciak R., Song C., Li G., Hui R., Zhang J.J.
14:00 00172 Application of L Zeolite in FCC Gasoline Hydro-upgrading Process Duan A., $Li T., *Zhao Z., Lan I.
14:20 00173 Benzothiophene Conversion over a ZSM-5 Catalyst under Mild FCC Conditions: A Novel Approach for Light Diesel Desulphurization Al-Bogami S.A., *de Lasa H.I.
14:40 00174 Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon Nanohorns for Hydrotreating of Gas Oils Aryee E., *Dalai A.K., $Adjaye J.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00175 Photocatalytic Degradation of Malic Acid Using Thin Coated TiO2 Rodgher V.S., *de Lasa H.I.
15:50 00176 Study of the Co-adsorption of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) and Target Micropollutants on Photocatalytic TiO2 Spheres Rezaei R., Imoberdorf G., *$Mohseni M.
16:10 00177 Mixed Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Films for the Photocatalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Hydrocarbons Wood T., Huai J., Obrien P., Mims C.A., $Ozin G.A.
16:30 00178 Hydrogen Production in a UV-irradiated Fluidized Bed Reactor using Advanced Photocatalysts Reilly K., Wilkinson D., Taghipour F.
16:50 00179 Effect of Surface Orientation and Roughness on Photocatalytic Activity of Rutile TiO2 Single Crystal *$Ikuma Y., Oogoe S., Watanabe Y., Niwa K., Anandan S., Tajiri H., Sakata O.
17:10 End of Session

CAT-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - A. Dalai, K. Smith

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00180 Oxygen-Free Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene over VOx/c-Al2O3 Catalyst in a Fluidized-Bed Reactor Alghamdi S.A., *de Lasa H.I., Volpe M., Hossain M.M.
17:30 00181 Kinetics Study for Syngas Conversion to Liquid Fuel over Bifunctional K Promoted Fe-Co Catalysts Supported on Silica / Alumina Mixed with MFI Zeolites Mohanty P., Pal D., $Pant K., *Dalai A.K., Satyen D.
17:30 00182 Methanol Assisted Methane Conversion to Higher Hydrocarbon over Gallium Promoted Mo/HZSM-5 Catalyst $Majhi S., Pant K.K., *Dalai A.K.
17:30 00183 Catalytic Effect of ZnO, CaO, MgO on Pyrolysis of Pongammia Pinnata Seed Cake in a Fixed Bed Reactor Kumar D., Mohanty P., $Pant K., *Dalai A.K.
17:30 00184 Applicability of Co-Solvents on Tuning Zeolite Crystal Morphology Jegatheeswaran S., *$Cheng C.-H.
17:30 00185 Iron Exchanged Heteropoly Tungstate Supported on Activated Carbon for Liquid Phase Benzylation of Anisole Ramesh Ku C., Rambabu N., Kalpana C.M., *Dalai A.K., Lingaiah N., Sai Prasa P.S.
17:30 00186 Activity and Kinetic Study of Oxygenate Synthesis from H2/CO Over 0.5wt% Cs-40wt% Cu-MgO Goodarznia S., Smith K.J.
17:30 00187 Kinetic Study of Single Particle Gas-phase Ethylene Homo-polymerization with Ziegler- Natta Catalyst Mayrhofer L., *Tupe R.R., $Paulik C.
17:30 00188 The Effect of Nanostructure Photocatalysts and Substrate Material on Overall Water Splitting for Solar Hydrogen Generation Adeli B., *$Taghipour F.


Chemical Engineering Education

Organizer(s) - R. Petrell, D. Posarac
Chair(s) - D. Posarac, R. Petrell

13:00 00189 Teaching UBC Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Undergraduate Process Design Course *$Posarac D.
13:20 00190 How to Fake an Evaluation Matrix and Other "Practical" Skills: Reviewing My Experience with Engineering Design Courses Serack F.
13:40 00191 A Novel Multidisciplinary and Teachable Approach to Product and Process Design in Chemical Engineering *$Sheikhzeinoddin T., Sharratt P.
14:00 00192 A Description and Example of Problem-Based Chemical and Biological Engineering Labs Whiffen V.M.L., *Rezaei H., $Petrell R.
14:20 00193 Developing an Interdisciplinary Course on Innovative Approaches to Addressing Global Challenges *Hemmerich A., $Cheng Y.-L., Bradley B.
14:40 00194 Enhancing Cross-Course Learning and Problem-Solving Skills in First-Year Chemical Engineering Students: A MATLAB-based Computational Tool Cress N., Robinson M., Corner L., Legge R., *$Ricardez-Sandoval L.
15:00 End of Session

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.



Organizer(s) - M. Mohseni
Chair(s) - W. Smith

15:30 00222 Thermodynamic Modeling of Contact Angle Hysteresis of Laser Irradiated Metallic Surfaces Moradi S., Englezos P., Hatzikiriakos S.G.
15:50 00223 Effect of Uncertainties in Thermodynamic Data on Calculated Thermo-physical Properties $Hajipour S., Satyro M.A., *Foley M.
16:10 00224 Progress in Molecular-based Model Development for Aqueous Electrolytes and Application to NaCl as a Test Case Moucka F., *$Smith W.R.
16:30 00225 Solubility Measurements and Equation of State Modeling of Binary and Ternary Systems of Carbon Dioxide + Heavy Hydrocarbons Kariznovi M., Nourozieh H., *Abedi J.
16:50 00226 Extended Van Laar Activity Coefficient Model for Long-chain Molecules and Associating Mixtures Al-Saifi N.M.
17:10 End of Session

FN-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - M. Mohseni

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00227 Modeling of Mass Transfer through Pervaporation of Pure Compounds with the Polydimethylsiloxane Membrane $Mafi A., *Raisi A., Hatam M., Aroujalian A
17:30 00228 Investigation of Methanol Effect on Condensate Blockage in Retrograde Gas Condensate Reservoirs Rahimpour M., *$Sadeghi A., Asgari A., Dianati rad M.
17:30 00229 Novel Bubblepoint Pressure and Bubblepoint Oil Formation Volume Factor Correlations *$Heidaryan, Moghadasi J.
17:30 00230 Uniflow Cyclone Modeling and Sensitive Analysis Manafi M., Shariati Niasar M., Aeendar F., Manafi M.
17:30 00231 Comparison of Laboratory Emulation of Industrial-Scale Catalytic Cracking Reactors Jiménez-García G., Quintana-Solórzano R., *$Maya-Yescas R.
17:30 00232 Solubility of Antibacterial Agent in Pure Alkanols at Different Temperatures Kim H., Lim J., $Shin M.S., *Kim H.
17:30 00233 Water Migration during Hydrate Formation on Water Droplets Esmail S., *Beltrán J.G.
17:30 00234 Design of Microdrop Concentrating Processes Eslami F., *Elliott J.A.W.
17:30 00235 Artificial Neural Networks Approach for Evaluation of Top Compositions in Distillation Column *$Sahraie H., Ghaffari A., Amidpour M., Dolatshahi A.
17:30 00236 Natural Gas Hydrate Promotion Capabilities of Toluene Sulfonic Acid Isomers *$Heidaryan, Moghadasi J.
17:30 00237 Slow Step-Heating as a Precise Method for Determining Pure Gas Hydrate Equilibrium Conditions *Nazari K., $Mohammad-Taheri M., Ahmadi A.N., Zarringhalam-Moghaddam A., Gholipour-Zanjani N.
17:30 00238 Superhydrophobic Fibre Networks Loaded with Functionalized Fillers Mirvakili M.N., Hatzikiriakos S.G., Englezos P.

FPT2Regency F

Liquids-Solids and Three-Phase Fluidization

Organizer(s) - R. Legros, X. Bi, A. Macchi
Chair(s) - R. Legros, N. Epstein

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00239 Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Beds (LSCFB) and Their Applications Sang L., *Zhu J.-X.
13:40 00240 Experimental and CFD Study on the Axial and Radial Liquid Mixing in Water Fluidized Beds of Two Solids Exhibiting Layer Inversion Vivacqua V., Vashisth S., Prams A., Hébrard G., Epstein N., Grace J.R.
14:00 00241 Solid Holdups Distribution Modeling in a Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser Using ANFIS Abdur Razzak S., M. Rahman S., Mozahar Hossain M., Zhu J.
14:20 00242 Local Bubble Characteristics in a Bubble Column and Ebullated Bed Using a Monofibre Optical Probe at Pressures Up to 9 MPa $Pjontek D., Parisien V., *Macchi A.
14:40 00243 Hydrodynamics of TBC with Non-Newtonian Liquids *$Abukhalifeh H., Dhib R., Fayed M.E.
15:00 End of Session

FPT3Regency F

Novel Design and Applications of Fluidized Beds

Organizer(s) - R. Legros, X. Bi, A. Macchi
Chair(s) - Y. Cheng, I. Abba

15:30 00244 High-Severity Fluid Catalytic Cracking Technology for Propylene Production Abba I., Santner C., Lambert N.
15:50 00245 Plasma-Assisted Synthesis of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Characterized by Online UV-Vis Analysis $Lu W., Yang Q.L., Feng X.L., Yan B.H., *Cheng Y.
16:10 00246 Energy Storage in Lime Fluidized Beds *$Zeman F.S.
16:30 00247 Coal Beneficiation and Vitrinite Enrichment Using Air Dense Medium Fluidized Bed *$Fard A.K., Rahman M., Rajender, Liu Q.
16:50 00248 Hydrodynamic and Heat Transfer Study in Flat- and Corrugated- Wall Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactors: Experiments and CFD simulations Wardag A.N.K., *Larachi F.
17:10 00249 Probability Heat Transfer Model for Bubbling and Turbulent Fluidized Beds Stefanova A., Bi X., Lim J.C., Grace J.R.
17:30 End of Session

FPT-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - R. Legros, X. Bi, A. Macchi

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00250 CPFD Modeling of Gas-Solid Flow in CFB Risers *Lan X.Y., Zhang Y.H., Gao J. S.
17:30 00251 CFD Model of Steam Gasification of FCC Catalysts Dong F, Shi X.G, *Lan X.Y, $Gao J.S
17:30 00252 Effect of Gas Leakage on Discharge Characteristics of Cyclone Dipleg-flapper Valve System in FCC Unit *$Yan C., Zhang F., Wei Y., Song J., Chen J.
17:30 00253 Study of the Performance of Roto-Aerated Dryers Using Different Configuration of Mini-Pipes $Silverio B.C., Arruda E.B., Duarte C.R., *Barrozo M.A.S.
17:30 00254 Drying of Residue of Acerola in the Fixed-bed Dryer Analyzing the Bioactive Compounds $Silva D.I.S., Lenton V.M., Nogueira G.D.R., Duzzioni A.G., *Barrozo M.A.S.
17:30 00255 Surface Crystal Growth after Drying a Wetted KCl Crystal Kuppa K., *Besant R.W., $Evitts R.W.

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.

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