62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Tuesday AM

PL2Regency C,D

Plenary Lecture 2

10:30 00280 Science and Technology meet Politics: Reflections on Canadian Climate Change Policy Harrison K.
11:30 Panel Discussion

12:00 End of Session

SGA6Regency B

Catalysis and Catalysts

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

08:00 00281 Alkali Gasification Catalyst Mobility and its Effect on Gasification Kinetics Lam J., Brodersen P.M., Habibi R., Kopyscinski J., Hill J.M., Mims C.A.
08:20 00282 Reduction of Steam/Carbon and Oxygen/Carbon Ratios in Biomass Gasification by Intensification of Volatile-char Interaction and Catalysis of Potassium Oike T., Yang H., Kudo S., Norinaga K., *$Hayashi J-i.
08:40 00283 Methanation of Syngas with Low H2/CO Ratio to SNG over Ni-based Catalyst $Chu B.Z., Zhang N., Zhang L., *Cheng Y.
09:00 00284 Enhancement of Gasification Rate of Grass Biochar Under Low-temperature Conditions by Directrly Supported Catalysts *$Okumura Y., Hanaoka T., Sakanishi K.
09:20 00285 Characterization and Performance of Alumina Supported Rare Earth Oxides for Hot Gas Desulfurization of Syngas Feist B., Magnifique A., Kopyscinski J., *$Hill J.
09:40 00286 Supported Metal Catalysts for the Gasification of Wet Biomass in Near-critical Water *$Farnood R.
10:00 End of Session

SGA7Regency C,D

Ash and Char 1

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

08:00 00287 Catalytic Properties and Performance of Char from Biomass Gasification *Klinghoffer N.B., Guerra A., $Castaldi M.J., Nzihou A.
08:20 00288 Detailed Investigation of Residual Volatiles in Biochar and Lignite Char from Pyrolysis Yang H., Hazeyama S., Kudo S., Norinaga K., Masek O., *$Hayashi J.
08:40 00289 Effects of Secondary Char on Functional Properties of Biochar *$Masek O., Lapresa A., Crombie K., Brownsort P., Lowe W.
09:00 00290 Effects of Gasification Atmosphere and Temperature on Char Structure During Gasification of Collie Coal Li T., *Li C.-Z., $Zhang L., Dong L.
09:20 00291 Transformation of Char Structure during the Pyrolysis of Low-rank Coals at High Temperature Zhang L., $Li T., Dong L., *Li C.-Z.
09:40 00292 Effect of Coal Ash on the Reactivity of Char Gasification at High Temperatures $Ma Z., *Bai J., Bai Z., Li W., Guo Z.
10:00 End of Session

SSB1Plaza B

Spouted Bed Fundamentals 1

Organizer(s) - J. Lim, X. Bao, M. Olazar, S. Rocha
Chair(s) - N. Epstein, C.J. Lim

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00293 An Overview on the Recent Advances in Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Spouted Beds Bao X., Du W., Xu J.
08:40 00294 Experimental Investigation on the Translational and Rotation Motion of Cylindrical Particle in a Spout-fluid Bed Zhang Y., *Zhong W., $Jin B.
09:00 00295 Gas Mixing in Conical Spouted Beds with Heavy Particles Cangal P., *Kulah G., Koksal M.
09:20 00296 Solid Trajectories and Residence Time Distribution in Conical Spouted Beds: Effect of Static Bed Height, Air Inlet Velocity and Draft Tube *$Spreutels L., Chaouki J., Bertrand F., Haut B., Legros R.
09:40 End of Session

SUS4Seymour

A Dematerialized, Biobased Sustainable Future

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

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00297 Achieving Industrial Symbiosis: Strategies for Low Carbon Economic Prosperity Laybourn P.
08:40 00298 Distributed Generation by Energy from Waste Technology: A Life Cycle Perspective *$Evangelisti S., Lettieri P., Clift R., Borello D.
09:00 00299 Phosphorus Recovery in a Wastewater Treatment Works using Ostara's Nutrient Recycling Technology and Implications on the Phosphorus Cycle: A Case Study *$Kleemann R., Pearce P., Sutherland N., Chenoweth J., Clift R., Morse S., Saroj D.

09:20 Keynotes Panel Discussion

09:40 End of Session

FCB4Georgia A

Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells

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

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00300 The Use of In-Situ Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool to Characterize Carbon Removal Rates on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes Operated in Methane *$Hill J., Singh A., Oswell T., Walker R.A., Kirtley J.
08:20 00301 Carbon Tolerance and Electrochemical Performance of BaO-Ni Based SOFC in CH4 *$Hill J., Islam S.
08:40 00302 Electrochemical Investigation of Silver Thin Films on Yttria-stabilized Zirconia $Fee M., *Baranova E.A., Weck A
09:00 00303 Optimization of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Performance Using Multiphysic Computation *Manafi Rasi N., Manafi Rasi S., Aslannejad H.
09:20 End of Session

SBB4Regency A

New Products and Bio-Carbons

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

08:00 00304 Electrospun Carbon Nanofibre from Softwood Kraft Lignin Lin L., Li Y., Dallmeyer I., Kadla J.F., *Ko F.
08:20 00305 Lignin-based Electromagnetic Composite Nanofibres Li Y., Lin L., Dallmeyer I., Kadla J., *Ko F.
08:40 00306 Estimating the Energy and Agronomic Values of Two Biochar Production Scenarios: Slow Pyrolysis and Fast Pyrolysis Nanda S., Mohanty P., Pant K.K., Naik S.N., Kozinski J.A., *$Dalai A.K.
09:00 00307 The Application of Response Surface Methodology for Preparation Conditions of Palm Shell Based Bio-char as a By-product of Bio-oil Production Process for Methilene Blue Adsorption *Arami-Niya A., Wan Daud W.M.A., Sahu J.N., Abnisa F., Saleh Shafeeyan M.
09:20 00308 Bio-coal Production from Torrefied Woody Biomass Cruz D.C., Baddour C.E., Ferrante L., Berruti F., Briens C.
09:40 00309 Biomass Conversion to Charcoal for Carbon Sequestration Thakkar J., *$Kumar A.
10:00 End of Session

OSH4Stanley

Upgrading 2

Organizer(s) - Z. Xu
Chair(s) - A. Al Taweel, G. Dechaine

08:00 00310 Compositional Analysis of Liquid Phases and Component Distribution in Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium of Athabasca Bitumen / Ethane Systems Applicable for Heavy oil Recovery and Upgrading Methods Nourozieh H., Kariznovi M., *Abedi J.
08:20 00311 Asphaltenes Removal from Heavy Oil by Adsorption Onto In-Situ Prepared NiO Nanoparticles Abu Tarboush B.J., *Husein M.M.
08:40 00312 Catalyst Deactivation in Slurry-phase Hydroconversion: A Conceptual Deactivation Model Rezaei H., *$Smith K.J.
09:00 00313 Enhanced Hydroprocessing of Bitumen Using Supercritical Fluids at Moderate Temperatures and Pressures *Romero-Zeron L., Brough S., $McGrady S., Riley S.
09:20 00314 An Overview of Current Reacting Systems and Catalysts in the Performance of the Petroleum Refining Industry Aguilar E.
09:40 End of Session

BIO4Plaza A

Recombinant Protein Bioprocess Engineering

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

08:00 00315 Proteomic Profiling of Antibody-Producing Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Using 2D-DIGE and iTRAQ Technology Ho R., *Kreye S., $McConkey B.
08:20 00316 Effect of Redox Potential on Monoclonal Antibody Glycosylation in Mammalian Cell Cultures Dionne B., $Butler M.
08:40 00317 Mass Spectrometric Profiling of Glycoconjugates Pertaining to Monoclonal Antibodies Raymond C., Lattova E., *Perreault H., $Durocher Y.
09:00 00318 Plant Hydrolysates are a Viable Substitute for Animal Derived Media Components *$Murayyan A., Nowruzi K., Dutton R., Hayward G.
09:20 00319 Development of Novel Feed Additives Through the Accumulation of Recombinant Proteins in Microalgae *Potvin G., Richard A., Talbot K., $Zhang J.
09:40 00320 Optimization of Growth Rate and Hydrodynamic Studies for Cyanobacterium S. elongatus in Photobioreactor Kuan D., Posarac D., Duff S., Bi X., Yewalkar S.
10:00 End of Session

CCS1Georgia B

Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Organizer(s) - N. Mahinpey
Chair(s) - N. Mahinpey

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00321 Dynamic Simulation and Validation of a CO2 Capture and Compression Unit for Oxy-fuel Combustion Power Plants Chansomwong A., *Croiset E., Ricardez-Sandoval L., Zanganeh K., Shafeen A.
08:40 00322 Simulation of CO2 Removal for a Modified MEA Process Configuration Using ProMax3.0 Xi F., *Liang Z., $Na Y., Chen G., Gao H., Liu H., Sun J., Tontiwachwuthikul P.
09:00 00323 Chemical Resistance of Elastomers in MEA/H2O/CO2 Solutions During Carbon Dioxide Capture from Industrial Flue Gas Streams Srisang W., *Raphael I.
09:20 00324 Investigation of Purification Systems for MEA/MDEA Solvent Used in CO2 Capture System $ElMoudir W., *Idem R.
09:40 00325 Assessing the Chemical Speciation During CO2 Absorption by Aqueous Amines Using In-Situ FTIR *$Richner G., Puxty G.
10:00 End of Session

CAT3Regency E

Catalysis for Green Processes

Organizer(s) - A. Dalai, K. Smith
Chair(s) - F. Ng, R. Hayes

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00326 Catalytic Hydrogenation of Nano Diene-based Polymers in Latex Form: A New Green Route Wang H., *$Rempel G., Pan Q.
08:40 00327 Influence of Particle Size, Pelletization and the Effects of Binders on the Catalytic Performance of Alkalinized Dual Promoted MoS2 Catalyst for Higher Alcohol Synthesis Boahene P.E., *Surisetty V.R., $Dalai A.K.
09:00 00328 A Green Route for the Selective Hydrogenation of Benzene to Cyclohexene Schwab F., Lucas M., *Claus P.
09:20 00329 Application of CO2-expanded Liquids in Homogeneous Catalytic Processes $Yang L., *Rempel G.L.
09:40 00330 Hydrogen Production via Catalytic Steam Reforming of the Aqueous Phase of Bio-Oil over Ni-Supported Alumina Catalysts *$Pouralamdari Meibod M., Abedi J., Seyedyne Azad F.
10:00 End of Session

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

FN1Grouse

Thermodynamics

Organizer(s) - M. Mohseni
Chair(s) - P. Englezos

08:00 00335 A New Excess Gibbs Free Energy Model *$Peng D.-Y.
08:20 00336 Assessing the Validity and Accuracy of Pressure DSC for Measurement of Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium Data of Binary Mixtures Ahmadi Khoshooei M., Sharp D., Afacan A., *$Dechaine G.P.
08:40 00337 Experimental Measurements and Thermodynamic Investigation of Vapor-Liquid Equilibria for Binary and Ternary Hydrocarbon Systems Nourozieh H., Kariznovi M., *Abedi J.
09:00 00338 Modeling Densities and Equilibria of Ice and Gas Hydrate Phases *$Lucia A., Henley H., Thomas E.
09:20 00339 The State and Fate of Water in a Slit-like Silica Pore in the Presence of Clathrate Hydrate Forming Gases Bagherzadeh S.A., *Englezos P., $Alavi S., Ripmeester J.A.
09:40 00340 A New Correlation for Predicting Liquid Viscosities of Petroleum Fractions *$Loria H., Satyro M.
10:00 End of Session

FPT4Regency F

Gas-Liquid-Solids Flow Systems

Organizer(s) - R. Legros, X. Bi, A. Macchi
Chair(s) - H. de Lasa, A. Prakash

08:00 00341 A Unified Kinetic Model for Phenol Degradation in a TiO2 Photocatalytic Slurry Reactor *de Lasa H., Moreira J., Serrano B.
08:20 00342 The Effect of Phases Contacting Patterns on Gas Hydrate Formation Oddy S., Macchi A., Servio P.
08:40 00343 Effect of Physical Properties on Mass Transfer Performance in Liquid-Liquid Micro-Reactors $Plouffe P., *Macchi A., Roberge D.M., Donaldson A.A.
09:00 00344 Analysis of Local Heat Transfer Profile and Hydrodynamics in a Bubble Column Equipped with Novel Internals *$Prakash A., Jhawar A.K.
09:20 00345 Orientation and Settling Rate of Dense Suspensions of Non-Spherical Particles *Shardt O., Derksen J.J.
09:40 00346 Studying Dynamic Forces Between an Air Bubble and a Hydrophilic Glass Surface with the Integrated Thin Film Drainage Apparatus (ITFDA) Shahalami S., Wang L., Wu Ch., Chan D.Y.C., Masliyah J., Xu Z.
10:00 End of Session

SC2Cypress

Nonlinear and Model Predictive Control

Organizer(s) - B. Gopalani
Chair(s) - L. Ricardez-Sandoval

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00347 Distributed Model Predictive Control Liu J.
08:40 00348 Robust-Distributed MPC with Robust Observer to Handle Communication Loss Kumar D., Al-Gherwi W., *Budman H.
09:00 00349 Model Predictive Quality Control of Batch Processes Corbett B., Aumi S., *Mhaskar P.
09:20 00350 Coordination of Distributed Nonlinear Model Predictive Controllers *Hassanzadeh B., Pakravesh H., Liu J., $Forbes J.F.
09:40 00351 Offset-free Model Predictive Control of a Vapor Compression Cycle *Wallace M, Das B., Mhaskar P., House J., Salsbury T.
10:00 End of Session


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