62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Tuesday PM

CGE1English Bay

Champions of Green Engineering

Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Individual)

13:00 00352 CO2-Triggered Switchable Solvents and Surfactants *$Jessop P.G.

Ontario Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Individual)

13:30 00353 Supercritical Fluids-A Tool for Sustainable Nanotechnology and Alternative Energy *$Charpentier P.A.

Ontario Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Organization)

14:00 00354 Green Chemistry and Engineering Smith P.

14:30 Panel Discussion

15:00 End of Session

SGA8Regency B

Gasification of Wastes

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

13:40 00355 Valorizing C from Biomass-rich Waste via Gasification Coupled with Catalytic Synthesis of Biofuels and Biocommodities Chornet E., Boulet M.
14:00 00356 Effects of Torrefaction Pretreatment on Gasification Behaviour of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Liu S., *Qiao Y., $Chen J., Gui B., Wan D., Yao M.Z., Yao H., Xu M.H.
14:20 00357 Small Scale Gasification of Spent Mushroom Substrates Reducing NOx Emission and Ash Sintering *Igawa S., Yamagishi T., $Matsui T.
14:40 00358 Cracking Gasification of Petroleum Residue: Feasibility Study via Experiment and Process Simulation Zhang Y., Yu D., Cai L., Li W., Gao S., Xu G.
15:00 End of Session

SGA9Regency B

Biomass Gasification

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

15:30 00359 Counter-Flow Air Gasification of Woody Biomass Pellets in the Auto-Thermal Packed Bed Reactor *Kihedu J.K., Yoshiie R., Nunome Y., Ueki Y., $Naruse I.
15:50 00360 Study of Chemical, Thermal and Kinetic Characteristics of Amazonian Biomass for Energy Purposes $Nascimento V.F., *Tannous K.
16:10 00361 Effects of Torrefaction Time and Temperature on the Mass and Energy Yields for Oil Palm Stem, Leaf and Trunk *Uemura Y., Uemura Y., Manaf F., Omar W., Yusup S., $Tsutsui S.
16:30 00362 Influence of Staged Air on the Cyclone Gasification of Rice Husk Zhao Y., *Sun S., $Zhang F.
16:50 00363 BETSY - Bio-Ethanol from Synthesis Gas: Production of Ethanol from Solid Non-food Biomass via Thermochemical Route *Schulzke T., Unger C.A., Girod K., $Kleinschmidt R., Kaluza S.
17:10 00364 The Crystallization Characteristics of Coal Ashes in Continuous Cooling Conditions $Xuan W., *Zhang J.
17:30 End of Session

SGA10Regency C,D

Ash and Char 2

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

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00365 Raman Spectroscopy of Chars: Insights into the Char Gasification Mechanisms Li C.-Z.
13:40 00366 Catalytic Effect on the Reactivity and Evolution of Char Structure of Petroleum Coke Gasification Li Y., *Yang H.P., Chen H.P., Zhang S.H., Wang X.H.
14:00 00367 Investigation of Biomass Ash Fusion Characteristic Based on Phase Diagram of Inorganic Species Du S.L., *Yang H.P., Qian K.Z., Wang X.H., Chen H.P.
14:20 00368 Characterization of Bottom Ash from a Fixed-bed Combustion System, Downdraft Gasifier and a Wood Pellet Burner by Fractionation James A.K., Thring R., *Helle S.
14:40 00369 Ash Deposition Characteristic by Variation of Coal Particle Size and Deposition/Gasification Temperature in DTF Namkung H., *Kim H.-T., Kang T.-J.
15:00 End of Session

SGA11Regency C,D

Entrained Flow Gasification

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

15:30 00370 Predicting the Formation and Flow of Slag in Entrained-flow Gasifiers *Duchesne M.A., Hughes R.W., McCalden D.J., Lu D.Y., Anthony E.J., Macchi A.
15:50 00371 A Downscaled Cold Flow Model Reactor to Investigate Near-wall Particle Segregation in Entrained-flow Slagging Coal Gasifiers Carbone R., Solimene R., Montagnaro F., Troiano M., Salatino P.
16:10 00372 Entrained Flow Gasification of Biomass Based Slurries *Stoesser P., Kolb T.
16:30 00373 Multilevel Modeling of Near-wall Particle Segregation in Slagging Entrained-flow Coal Gasifiers Aprovitola A., Marra F.S., Ambrosino F., Montagnaro F., Salatino P.
16:50 00374 Improvement of Low Rank Coal Ash Flow Properties for Entrained Flow Gasifier $Kong L., *Bai J., Li W., Bai Z., Guo Z.
17:10 00375 Effects of Operation Parameters on Slag Viscosity in Continuous Viscosity Measurements $Kong L., *Bai J., Li W., Bai Z., Guo Z.
17:30 End of Session

SGA-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

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

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00376 Evaluation of Ground Brazilian Biomass Flowability Based on the Bulk Density and Angle of Repose $Farias F.O.M., *Tannous K.
17:30 00377 Effects of Residual Carbon on Slag Flow Properties in the Entrained-bed Gasifier $Kong L., *Bai J., Li W., Bai Z., Guo Z.
17:30 00378 Kinetic Study on the Catalytic Steam Gasification of Inner Mongolian Lignite *Song B.H., Bungay V.C., $Kim K.W., Sohn J.M., Choi Y.T.
17:30 00379 Simulation of the Syngas Production based on Technologies Removal of Tar Using Aspen PlusTM *$Ardila Y.C., Figueroa J.E.J., Lunelli B.H., Filho M., Maciel M.R.W.
17:30 00380 Syngas Production by Gasification of Sugarcane Bagasse in a Fixed Bed Reactor *Jaimes Figueroa J.E., Camacho Ardila Y., Hoss Lunelli B., Maciel Filho R., Wolf Maciel M.R.
17:30 00381 Discussion of Coal Char Rapid Devolatilization on Pressurized Conditions Hao T., *Zhao Y., $Zhang J.
17:30 00382 Modeling of Reacting Flow in a Reformer for Non-catalytic Partial Oxidation of Hot Coke Oven Gas *$Norinaga K., Tanaka R., Kudo S., Hayashi J.-i., Watanabe H., Janardhanan V.J.
17:30 00383 Simulation of a Bitumen Upgrading Facility Utilizing the CANMET Slurry Hydrocracker Technology $El Gemayel J., Hughes R., Chen J., Anthony E.J., *Macchi A.
17:30 00384 Pyrolysis of Petroleum Coke in Asphaltene Slurry *$Berahman B., Gupta R., Vejahati F.
17:30 00385 Mineral Matter Behavior and Slag Formation during Coal Gasification *$Hosseini S., Vejahati F., Gupta R.

SSB2Plaza B

Spouted Bed Fundamentals 2

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

13:00 00386 Hydrodynamic Characteristics of a Powder-Particle Spouted Bed with the Bottom Feeding of Powders Nagashima H., Suzukawa K., Ishikura T.
13:20 00387 A CFD-TFM Approach to Evaluate the Influence of Conical Section Geometry on the Gas-Solid Flow Behaviors in Spouted Beds Liu X., *Zhong W., $Shao Y.
13:40 00388 CFD Validation of Scale-up Relationships of Spouted Beds $Du W., Xu J., Ji y., Wei W.S., *Bao X.J.
14:00 00389 Maximum, Minimum and Average Cycle Times in Draft Tube Conical Spouted Beds $Altzibar H., Estiati I., Lopez G., Bilbao J., *Olazar M.
14:20 00390 Two-phase Flow Structure in a Gas-Solid Airlift Loop Reactor *$Liu M.X., Lu C.X., Fan Y.P.
14:40 00391 Solids and Gas Hydrodynamic Characteristics in Square-based Spouted Beds $Curti M., *Rovero G.
15:00 End of Session

SSB3Plaza B

Spouted Bed Fundamentals 3

Organizer(s) - J. Lim, X. Bao, M. Olazar, S. Rocha
Chair(s) - M. Olazar, G. Rovero

15:30 00392 Stability of Slot-Rectangular Spouted Beds with Multiple Slots *$Chen Z., Lim C.J., Grace J.R.
15:50 00393 LES-Lagrangian Modelling of Forestry Residuals Gasification in Flat-bottom Spouted Bed Xie J., *Zhong W., Jin B., Shao Y., Liu H.
16:10 00394 Flow Regime Transition and Hydrodynamics of Binary Fine Particle Spouted Beds $Du W., Zhang B., Xu J., Wei W.S., *Bao X.J.
16:30 00395 Study of Mixing Behaviors in a Spouted Bed with Different Size Particles by CFD-DEM Ren B., *Zhong W., Jin B., Shao Y., Yuan Z.
16:50 00396 Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) Simulation of Hydrodynamic Behavior of Slot-Rectangular Spouted Bed Tabatabaei S.A., *$Mahinpey N., Lim C.J., Esmaili E.
17:10 00397 Mass Transfer Enhanced Spouted Bed Using Novel Draft Tube *Mollick P.K., Rao P.T., $Sathiyamoorthy D.
17:30 End of Session

SSB-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - J. Lim, X. Bao, M. Olazar, S. Rocha

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00398 Drying of Gum Arabic Solutions in a Mechanically Spouted Bed Dryer *Toth J., Szentmarjay T., Plutzer Cs., Gyenis J.
17:30 00399 Heterogeneity of Spent Active Coke Particles Analysed via Abrasion in a Spouted Bed *$Buczek B.
17:30 00400 Hydrodynamic of the Mixture of West Indian Cherry Residue and Inert in a Spouted Bed $Bortolotti C.T., Francisquetti M.C.C., Santos K.G., Duarte C.R., *Barrozo M.A.S.
17:30 00401 A New Method to Intensify Heat Transfer Capacity of an FCC Catalyst Cooler: Experimental Validation $Yongmin Z., Fuwei S., *Chunxi L.
17:30 00402 A Novel Method for Measuring Particle Velocity in Spouted Bed Chen X., *Zhong W.
17:30 00403 Neuronal and Grey Modeling of Milk Drying in Spouted Bed Nascimento B.S., Freire F.B., *$Freire J.T.
17:30 00404 Study of Hybrid Drag Models in the Prediction of the Hydrodynamic Behavior in a Spouted Bed $Santos D.A., Petri I.J., Duarte C.R., *Barrozo M.A.S.
17:30 00405 Steam Gasification of Waste Plastics in a Conical Spouted Bed Reactor $Erkiaga A., Amutio M., Lopez G., Artetxe M., Alvarez J., Barbarias I., *Olazar M.
17:30 00406 Linear Programming Formulation for Antioxidant Activity Maximization of the Vegetables Paste and Drying in Spouted Bed Larrosa A.P.Q., *$Pinto L.A.A.
17:30 00407 Heat Transfer Simulation in a Draft Tube Continuous Spouted Bed: Analysis of the Influence of Geometric Parameters *Rosa C.A., Arastoopour H., $Freire J.T.
17:30 00408 Thermal Exploitation of Agricultural Wastes in a Conical Spouted Bed *$San Jose M.J., Alvarez S., Garcia I., Morales A.
17:30 00409 CFD-Modelling of the Fluid Dynamics in Spouted Beds: Comparison of Particle-Wall Interaction Boundary Conditions *$Santos K.G., Santos D.A., Duarte C.R., Barrozo M.A.S.
17:30 00410 Enzymatic Hydrolysate Suspension from Anchovy Dried in Spouted Bed: Protein Quality Evaluation Moraes K., *$Pinto L.A.A.


A Dematerialized, Biobased Sustainable Future

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

13:00 00411 District Heating: A Tool to Protect Communities from Wildfire While Reducing Green House Gases Dubois D., Blanco J., Flanders D., Littlejohn D., Robinson P.
13:20 00412 Considering Public Opinion in Biomass to Energy Applications Petrov O., Zhang S., Bi X.
13:40 00413 Nanocellulose: A Canadian Perspective on Preparation and Scale-Up, Characterization and Potential Applications *$Cranston E.D.

14:00 Invited Lecture: A. Ramakrishnan

14:20 Keynote Lecture: G. Moore

15:00 End of Session

FCB5Georgia A

Batteries and Capacitors

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

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00414 Highly Performance and Stable Core-corona Bifunctional Catalyst for Rechargeable Metal-air Batteries *$Chen Z.W., Chen Z.
13:20 00415 Nitrogen Doped Graphene Nanoplatelets for Supercapacitor *$Yu A.
13:40 00416 Cycling Stability and Operating Voltage Window of Aqueous Manganese Oxide Supercapacitors Wu N.L.
14:00 00417 Electrochemistry Research at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited Ryland D., Stolberg L., Li H., Suppiah S.
14:20 00418 High-Resolution Solar Photovoltaic Analysis For Real World Module Performance Verification Babasola A., *Andrews R., $Pearce J., McLaren Jr. H.
14:40 End of Session

FCB6Georgia A

Hydrogen Production Technologies

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

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00419 Hydrogen Production in Multi-Channel Membrane Reactor via Steam Methane Reforming *Vigneault A., $Grace J.R.
15:50 00420 Enhancing the Electrocatalytic Activity of Ni Nanoparticles towards the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Media $Allagui A., Middleton B., Sarfraz B., Ntais S., Wuthrich R., *Baranova E.A.
16:10 00421 Simplified High Pressure Water Electrolyzer Design and Lifetime Extension by Coating Micro Protective Layer on Titanium Porous Disc *$Liu C.-Y., Sung C.-C.
16:30 00422 Biodegradation of Short Chain Fatty Acids and Aromatic Compounds in Microbial Fuel Cell Bioreactors Moreno L., *Nemati M., Predicala B.
16:50 00423 A Simple Method to Confirm that Mass Transfer Resistance (Concentration Polarization) is Controlling the Electrochemical Reaction. Application to the Hydrogen Evolution and Copper Deposition During Cathodic Reduction in Acidic Chloride Cu (II) / Cu (I) solutions Reda M.
17:10 End of Session

SBB5Regency A

Bio-oil Properties and Upgrading

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

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00424 Upgrading Pyrolysis Products with Assistance of Microwave Heating Chaouki J., Farag S.
13:40 00425 Enhancing the Production of Anhydro-sugars from Lignocellulosic Materials and their Conversion into Lipids *$Garcia-Perez M., Zhou S., Lian J., Chen S.
14:00 00426 Co-refining Biomass with Fossil Oil via Pyrolysis, Hydrotreatment and Catalytic Cracking *$van Rossum G, Briens C, Berruti F, Kersten SRA, Xu C
14:20 00427 A Study of the Hydrodeoxygenation of 4-Methylphenol and Pyrolysis Oil over MoP and Ni2P Catalysts Whiffen V.M.L., *Smith K.J.
14:40 00428 Production of Biodiesel from De-hulled Yellow Mustard Flour Using Isopropyl Alcohol Sinichi S.
15:00 End of Session

SBB6Regency A

Thermal Conversion 2

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

15:30 00429 Slow Pyrolysis in a Pilot-Scale Rotary Kiln: Operational Challenges and the Problem of Mass Balance Roy-Poirier A., Masek O., Mignard D., Pritchard C.
15:50 00430 Fast Pyrolysis of Amazon Tucumã (Astrocaryum aculeatum) Seeds in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactor Lira C.S., *Berruti F.M., Palmisano P., Berruti F., Briens C., Pecora A.A.B.
16:10 00431 The Effect of Pre-treatment on Biomass Gasification *Bronson B., Mehrani P., Preto F.
16:30 00432 Hydrothermal Gasification of Flax Straw in Sub-critical Water Harry I., *Idem R., Thring R., Ibrahim H., Khan A.
16:50 00433 Green Fuel Production With Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Using Plasma-Synthesized Iron Carbide Nano-Catalyst In Slurry CSTR: From Parametric To Kinetic Study Legras B., Blanchard J., Braidy N., *Abatzoglou N.
17:10 00434 Metal-doped Carbon Nanofilaments for H2S Removal from Gaseous Fuels: Role of Functionalization and Doping Method Fauteux-Lefebvre C., *Abatzoglou N.
17:30 End of Session


Biological Processes

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

15:30 00435 Biofuels Productivity of Microalgae Mass Cultures *$Benemann J.R.
15:50 00436 Design of Algal Film Photo Bioreactors: Exploring Materials Surfaces and Structures to Maximize Growth Genin S.N., Aitchison S., $Allen D.G.
16:10 00437 The Potential for Integrating Algal Carbon Capture, Wastewater Nutrient Removal and the Production of Bioenergy and Bioproducts by Testing Municipal Wastewater from the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant McGinn P., *Kadota P., $Kyoung P.
16:30 00438 Production of Recombinant Enzyme with Genetically-Modified Synechococcus in Photobioreactor Wu T., Bi X.T., Duff S., Posarac D., Yewalkar S.
16:50 00439 Butanol Production from Hemicelluloses Hydrolysates *Chegini S., Marinova M., Chadjaa H., Jolicoeur M., Paris J.
17:10 00440 Biomethanation of CO: Identification/Classification of the Metabolic Pathways in a Natural Anaerobic Consortium from an AD Reactor *$Sancho-Navarro S., Cimpoia R., Guiot S.R.
17:30 End of Session

SBB-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

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

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00441 Effects of Microwave Radiation Method with Chemical Activation on Properties of Produced Activated Carbon from Agricultural Waste: A Review Hseinzadeh Hesas R., *Wan Daud W.M.A., Sahu J.N., Arami-Niya A.
17:30 00442 Characterization and Delignification of Canadian Lignocellulosic Biomass for Next Generation Biofuels Nanda S., $Kozinski J.A., *Dalai A.K.
17:30 00443 Continuous Enzymatic Production of Biodiesel from Oil Extracted from Microalgae and Lamb Meat in Supercritical CO2 *$Al-Zuhair S., Taher H., Al-Marzouqi A.
17:30 00444 Size Reduction and Dry Fractionation to Reduce the Ash Content of Biomass *$Naimi L.J., Woehler M., Sokhansanj S., Bi X., Lim C.J., Mellin S., Pelz S., Lau A.K.
17:30 00445 Supercritical Water Processing: Insight and Application Maheria K., $Kozinski J., *Dalai A.
17:30 00446 Physical and Chemical Characterization of Biomass and the Potential for Syngas Corrosivity *Oveisi E.
17:30 00447 Pyrolysis Characteristics and Kinetics of the Alga Saccharina Japonica *Kim S.-S., Ly H.V., Choi G.-H., Kim J., Woo H.C.
17:30 00448 Gasification of Pinus densiflora (Japanese Red Pine) and Quercus mongolica (Mongolian Oak) in a Fluidized Bed Reactor with Dolomite Catalyst Ly H.V., Kim J., *Kim S.-S.
17:30 00449 Pre-treatment of Thickened Pulp Mill Waste Activated Sludge for Improved Anaerobic Digestion $Park N.D., *Thring R.W., Helle S.S.
17:30 00450 Novel Approach using Protoplast Fusion Technology to Enhance Green Biobutanol Production at Higher Temperature Syed
17:30 00451 Controllability of Thermally Coupled Reactive Distillation Schemes for Biodiesel Production Cornejo-Jacob J.L., Vázquez-Ojeda M., Segovia-Hernández J.G., Hernández S., *$Maya-Yescas R.
17:30 00452 Separation of Biodiesel and Glycerin by Cross-flow Microfiltration and Study of Fouling Mechanism *Pereira N.C., $Gomes M.C.S, Arroyo P.A.
17:30 00453 Experimental Fluid Dynamic of Mixture Sand/Biomass in Spouted Bed for Fast Pyrolysis Application $Santos K.G., Francisquetti M.C.C., Vieira B.C.N., *Santana R.C., Barrozo M.A.S.
17:30 00454 Pyrolysis of Kraft Lignin in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactor: Effects of Bio-char, Fluidization Gas, and Ash Palmisano P, *Berruti F., Briens C
17:30 00455 Microalgae as Pyrolysis Feedstock for Bio-oil and Bio-char Production and Comparison with Traditional Biomass Feedstock: A Review $Wang Y., Shao Y.X., Matovic D., *Whalen J.K.
17:30 00456 Pyrolysis of Crude and Pure Glycerol: Kinetic Parameter Estimation from TGA Applying Isothermal and Non-isothermal Analysis *$Peres A.P.G., Tovar L.P., Bineli A.R.R., Lunelli B.R., Maciel Filho R.
17:30 00457 Process Simulation of Syngas Production from Glycerol Pyrolysis Using Aspen PlusTM *$Peres A.P.G., Bineli A.R.R., Lunelli B.R., Maciel Filho R.
17:30 00458 Upgrading Fast Pyrolysis Oil to Advanced Biofuels via Hydrodeoxygenation Reyhanitash E., van Rossum G., *$Xu C., Yuan Z., Albion K.
17:30 00459 Synthesis of Carboxylic Acids by Oxidation of Lignin in the Presence of Heterogeneous Catalyst $Lotfi S., Patience G.S.


General Session

Organizer(s) - Z. Xu
Chair(s) - D. Harbottle, H. Zeng

13:00 00460 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Toluene and Water Adsorption / Desorption on Athabasca Oil Sands Tailings Tan X., Vagi L., Liu Q., Choi P., *$Gray M.R.
13:20 00461 A Robust Model for a Hydrocyclone: Methodology and Application Ghadirian M., Mmbaga J.P., Afacan A., *Hayes R.E., Xu Z.
13:40 00462 Integration of Nuclear Energy for the Optimal Operation of the Canadian Oil Sands under Water Management and CO2 Emissions Constraints Betancourt-Torcat A., Elkamel A., *$Ricardez-Sandoval L.
14:00 00463 A New Versatile Model for Characterization of Hydrocarbon Plus Fractions *Loria H., Satyro M.
14:20 00464 Flow Properties of Athabasca Bitumen Behzadfar E.B., *Hatzikiriakos S.G.H.
14:40 00465 Characteristics of Visbroken Oil Sand Bitumen *$Al-Sabawi M., de Bruijn T.
15:00 End of Session

BIO5Plaza A

Cell Culture and Biomaterials

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

13:00 00466 Expansion of Human Synovial Fluid-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Populations in Suspension Bioreactors Jorgenson K.D., Khurshid M., Hart D.A., Frank C.B., *$Sen A.
13:20 00467 Large-Scale Bioprocessing of Human Glioblastoma-Derived Tissue for High-Throughput Small-Molecule Drug Screens Panchalingam K.M., Hothi P., Shah N., Foltz G., *$Behie L.A.
13:40 00468 Morphological Evaluation and Quantification of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Cultures and the Impact of Spatial Distribution on Oxygen Transport Hunt M.M., Kallos M.S., Gates I.D.
14:00 00469 Clonal Culture of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in a Microfluidic Device for the Analysis of Population Heterogeneity *Sikorski D.J., Caron N.J., Vaninsberghe M., Hansen C.L., $Piret J.M.
14:20 00470 A Serum-free, Feeder-free Culture Medium for the Growth of Primary, Functional Human Keratinocytes Debbah I., Duchesne C., Gaillet B., Germain L., *$Garnier A.
14:40 00471 A Multi-well Flow Chamber Live Cell Imaging System to Improve Vascular Graft Biomaterials Hoesli C.A., Tremblay C., Juneau P., Boivin M., Duchesne C., Ruel J., Garnier A., *$Laroche G.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00472 Preparation and Characterization of an Interconnected Porous PCL Scaffold Derived from Co-Continuous Polymer Blends *Ghavidel Mehr N., Ariganello M.B., Hoemann C.D., $Favis B.D.
15:50 00473 Effect of Peptide Secondary Structure on Adsorption and Adsorbed Film Properties to PEO Modified Surfaces Binazadeh M., *$Zeng H., Unsworth L.D.
16:10 00474 Immunomodulatory Activity of Peptide-Gold Nanoparticle Hybrids Yang H., Zhou Y., Fung S.-Y., Wu L., Waddell T.K., Perrot M., *$Liu M.
16:30 End of Session

BIO-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - J. Piret, A. Sen

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00475 Preparation of Multifunctional Nanoparticles for the Application in MR Imaging for Spinal Cord Injury Du Y., Tsai E., *Cao X.
17:30 00476 A Novel Wound Dressing Based on Chitosan and Aloe Vera $Mollarafie P., *Khadiv Parsi P., Zarghami R., Manafi M.
17:30 00477 Bioremediation of Recalcitrant and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Present in an Oil Refinery Wastewater by Three Newly Isolated Bacteria from Petroleum Sludge Pinhati F.R., *Del Aguila E.M., Conte C.A.J., Torres A.P.R., Sousa M.P., Santiago V.M.J., Silva J.T., Paschoalin V.M.F.
17:30 00478 Some Investigations on Magnetic Separation of Bovine Serum Albumin Protein using Fe3O4 Magnetite Nanoparticles - Chitosan Hydrogel Network - A Comparison Study $Sadeghi M., *Amouei Torkmahalleh M., Kazerooni H., Salehizadeh H.
17:30 00480 Novel, Modifiable Biocomposites from Biodegradable Polyurethane Reinforced with Green Biocellulose Nanofibers for Various Tissue-engineering Applications $Nakhoda H.M., *Dahman Y.
17:30 00481 Effects of Pelletization Conditions on Hardness and Dimensional Stability of Fuel Wood Pellets Lam P.Y., *$Sokhansanj S., Bi X.T., Lim C.J., Lau A.K., Lam P.S.
17:30 00482 Antimicrobial Studies on Polyurethane Coatings *Azhie K., Lotus A.F., $Charpentier P.A.
17:30 00483 Influence of the Extraction Temperature and Extraction Time on the Composition of Mint Essential Oil Using Microwave Extraction *Costa S.S., Gariepy Y., Rocha S.C.S., Raghavan G.S.V.
17:30 00484 Novel Plethysmography System for the Analyzing and Prediction of Radiation-induced Lung Injury *$Coates J.T., El Naqa I.
17:30 00590 Intrinsic Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Antioxidant Capacity of Soy Protein Hydrolysates Produced by Sequential Membrane Ultrafiltration and Nanofiltration Ranamukhaarachchi S., Peiris R.H., *Moresoli C.

CCS1Georgia B

Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Organizer(s) - N. Mahinpey
Chair(s) - E. Croiset; A. Aboudheir

13:00 00485 Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell and Compressed Air Energy Storage Integration to Provide Peaking Power with Zero Carbon Emissions $Nease J., *Adams II T.A.
13:20 00486 CO2 Capture from Oil Sands Operations using Formulated Solvents *Aboudheir A., Elmoudir W.
13:40 00487 A Novel Vacuum Process for Reclaiming Solvents for the Oil and Gas Industry *$Aboudheir A., Elmoudir W.
14:00 00488 Life Cycle Energy Intensity Modeling of Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Systems Olateju B., Ganguli S., *$Kumar A.
14:20 00489 Removal of Furfural from Aqueous Solution by Bamboo Charcoal: Kinetic, Equilibrium and Mechanism Study LI Y., *Wang X., Yang H., Chen H., Zhang S.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00490 Options for Obtaining CO2 for Enhanced Oil Recovery Peachey B.R.
15:50 00491 Secure Storage of Impure CO2 in the Form of Solid Hydrate in Depleted Gas Pool in Northern Alberta Sun D., Daraboina N., *Englezos P.
16:10 00492 CO2 Capture with Solid Fluidizable Sorbents: Thermodynamics and Temperature Programmed Carbonation-Decarbonation Chowdhury M., *$deLasa H.
16:30 00493 Increasing CO2 Conversion to CO for the Production of Synthetic Fuels: Separation of CO2 and CO After the RWGS Reaction Abdollahi F., *Tezel F.H., Aplin S.E.
16:50 00494 Design Model of Interactive Energy System Kose N., *Nakagawa T.
17:10 00495 Synthesis of Dimethyl Carbonate from CO2: A Starting Material in Polycarbonate Synthesis Hofmann H.J., *Claus P., Brandner A.
17:30 End of Session

CAT3Regency E

Catalysis for Green Processes

Organizer(s) - A. Dalai, K. Smith
Chair(s) - N. Abatzoglou, Y. Zheng

13:00 00496 Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Adsorption and Subsequent Catalytic Steam Gasification of Ionic Organic Pollutants from Produced Water *$Nassar N.N., El-Qanni A.
13:20 00497 Preparation, Characterization and Application of Novel Heterogeneous Sulfated TiSBA-15 Catalyst for Oxidation Reaction Sharma R.V., Soni K.K., *$Dalai A.K.
13:40 00498 A Comparative Study on the Acidity and Adsorption / Desorption Properties of Zeolites Towards the Synthesis of Medicinally Active Compounds *Maheria K., Mistry S.
14:00 00499 Upgrading of Low Rank Coals by Hydrothermal Treatment *$Sharifi M., Rahman M.M., Gupta R., Liu Q.
14:20 00500 Solar Photocatalytic Water Splitting for Hydrogen Generation: Challenges of Utilizing Supported Semiconductors *Taheri N.A. A., $Taghipour F.
14:40 00501 Concepts for Continuous Hydrogenation in Fine Chemical Synthesis Mueller A., Ludwig M., *Lange R.
15:00 End of Session

CAT4Regency E

New Materials and Their Preparations

Organizer(s) - A. Dalai, K. Smith
Chair(s) - M. Dube, C. Niu

15:30 00502 Plasma Synthesis and Characterisation of Nickel Ferrite Nanopowders Bastien S., $Braidy N.
15:50 00503 Nitrogen-doped Graphene Nanoflakes Created Using an Inductively-Coupled Plasma: A Look Inside the Reactor $Binny D.M., *Meunier J.-L., Berk D.
16:10 00504 Preparation of Nanostructure Molybdenum Carbides on Activated Carbon Synthesized from Petroleum Coke Ding L., *$Hill J.M.
16:30 00505 Incorporation of Heteroatoms in Zeolite L (LTL) via Solvothermal Synthesis Route Gaona-Gómez A., *$Cheng C.-H.
16:50 End of Session

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


Transport Processes

Organizer(s) - M. Mohseni
Chair(s) - S. Upreti

13:00 00517 Magnetohydrodynamics in Electrochemical Processes O'Brien R.N.
13:20 00518 A Study on Liquid Adsorption of Xylene Isomers and Ethyl Benzene on 13X Zeolite Using Chromatography Methods Shirani B., Huang Q., *Eic M.
13:40 00519 Adsorption of Ethyl Cellulose Nanoparticles at the Gas-Water Interface *Bizmark N., Ioannidis M.A., Henneke D.E.
14:00 00520 Determination of Multi-Component Concentration Dependent Diffusivities in Gas-Polymer Systems Sani A., *Upreti S., $Mozaffari F., Turcotte G.
14:20 00521 Continuous-flow Mixing of Non-Newtonian Fluids in the Stirred Reactor Equipped with a Maxblend Impeller *$Patel D., Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
14:40 00522 Heat Transfer in a Steam-Jacketed, Pressure Atomization Sulphur Burner *Li X., Nikolajsen K., Guenkel A.
15:00 End of Session


Fluid Flow

Organizer(s) - M. Mohseni
Chair(s) - G. Imoberdorf

15:30 00523 Using CFD Modelling to Explore the Role of Mixing and Gel Effect in Solution Polymerization *Fathi Roudsari Sh., $Ein-Mozaffari F., Dhib R.
15:50 00524 Global Pumping Efficiency and Flow Dynamics of a MaxblendTM Impeller System with Newtonian and non-Newtonian Fluids Guntzburger Y., Fontaine A., *Fradette L., Bertrand F., Yatomi R.
16:10 00525 Modeling of Transient Laminar Flows in Long Microchannels *$Eskin D.
16:30 00526 Flow of Compressible Fluids in Dual Porosity Systems with Rock Matrix Block Size Distribution: Effect of Distribution Parameters *Ranjbar E., Hassanzadeh H., Chen Z.
16:50 00527 Pressure Filtration of Soft, Porous, Flocculated Suspensions Barrett N., Chen T., Martinez M., Balmforth N.
17:10 00528 Flow Regimes in Mini Packed Bed Reactors for Different Bed Geometries *$Langsch R., Boehm M., Haase S., Lange R.
17:30 End of Session

FN-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - M. Mohseni

From 18:00 until 19:30

18:00 00529 Using Ratios of Residence Time to Batch Mixing Time to Characterize the Continuous-Flow Mixing of Non-Newtonian Fluids *$Patel D., Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
18:00 00530 Study of the Transport Kinetics of Rare Earth Metals through Emulsified Liquid Membranes *$Basualto C., Valenzuela F., Molina L.
18:00 00531 Fabrication and Characterization of Microporous HKUST-1 Membranes *$Kim J., Noh S.J., Kim S.S.
18:00 00532 Thermal Stability of Lactic Acid for Prospective Production of Acrylic Acid Dalil M., *Patience G.S., $Dubois J.L., Neagoe C.
18:00 00533 Effects of Operating Conditions and Design Parameters on the Dynamic Performance of the Continuous-flow Mixing of Herschel-Bulkley Fluids in Stirred Reactors *$Patel D., Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
18:00 00534 Effect of PVP Concentration on the Performance of PES Blended Membrane in Treatment of Oil/Water Emulsion $Asgharian M., Zokaee Ashtiani F., Karimi M., *Fouladitajar A.
18:00 00535 CFD Modeling of Flow in Flat Microfiltration Membranes for Application to Oil/Water Treatment $Zarea M., Zokaee Ashtiani F., *Fouladitajar A.
18:00 00536 Pulsatile Flow to Enhance Membrane Performance in Microfiltration of Whey; A CFD Study $Jalilvand Z., Zokaee Ashtiani F., *Fouladitajar A.
18:00 00537 Gas Sparging Cross Flow Microfiltration in Flat-Plate Membrane Module; an Experimental Study *$Fouladi A., Zokaee Ashtiani F., Rezaei H.

FPT5Regency F

Gas-Solids Flow Systems

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

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00538 Nonmechanical Control of Solids Flow Around Single and Multiple-Loop Systems *$Knowlton T.M.
13:40 00539 Gas and Solid Hydrodynamics of Pilot- and Commercial-scale Circulating Fluidized Beds Using Radioactive Tracers Sauriol P., *Patience G.S., Sanaei S., Bockrath R.E.
14:00 00540 Comparison of Invasive and Non-invasive Measurement Techniques for Particle Velocity in Gas-fluidized Beds *Tebianian S., Dubrawski K., Jafari R., Chaouki J., Ellis N., Bi X., Lim C.J., $Grace J.R.
14:20 00541 Characterization of Gas-Solid Flow in Vibrated Fluidized Beds Operating with Natural Zeolite Powders Ocal C., Koksal M., *Kulah G.
14:40 00542 Studying Mixing and Segregation Behavior of Fluidized Beds Containing Biomass and Bed Material $Fotovat F., *Chaouki J., Bergthorson J.
15:00 End of Session

FPT6Regency F

Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Flow Systems

Organizer(s) - R. Legros, X. Bi, A. Macchi
Chair(s) - X. Song, Z. Wang

15:30 00543 Hydrodynamic Study of Ebullated Bed Reactor Using CFD *$Hamidipour M., Chen J., Larachi F.
15:50 00544 CFD Study of Cohesive Flow Inside Fluidized Beds Containing Geldart A Particles *$Ahmadi Motlagh A.H., Grace J.R., Salcudean M.
16:10 00545 Mechanical Compaction of Granular Materials in Packed and Spouted Beds: Recent Modeling Development and Future Work *Haim M., $Bi T.
16:30 00546 Experiment and Modeling of the Hydrodynamics in an i-CFB *$Cheng X., Bi X.
16:50 00547 Validation of a Catalytic Reactive Fluidised Bed Model by Measuring Spatially Resolved Axial Gas Concentration Profiles Teske S.L., *Kopyscinski J., Schildhauer T.J., $Biollaz S.M.A.
17:10 00548 2D and 3D CFD Simulations of Bubbling Fluidized Beds with Various Distributors *$Wang Z., Pugsley T.
17:30 End of Session

PSM-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - S. Buchanan

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00549 Preparation and Sorption Studies of Tunable Polyester Copolymers Containing b-Cyclodextrin Guo R., *Wilson L.D.
17:30 00550 Impact Of REACH Regulation on Manufacturing Industries *$Thakre G.


Process Design and Optimization

Organizer(s) - B. Gopalani
Chair(s) - M. Perrier

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00551 Nonconvex Generalized Benders Decomposition and Piecewise Convex Relaxations for Optimal Process Design and Operation Under Uncertainty Li X.L., Chen Y.C., Barton P.I.
13:40 00552 Direct Dynamic Optimization Approaches for Optimal Design and Operation of Large-Scale Chemical Processes $Washington I.D., *Swartz C.L.E.
14:00 00553 Multi-unit Optimization for a System with Multiple Non-identical Units and Multiple Inputs - Application to Photovoltaic Arrays *$Sadrebazaz S., Perrier M.
14:20 00554 A Polynomial-Chaos Based Algorithm for Robust Optimization in the Presence of Bayesian Uncertainty Mandur J.S., *Budman H.M.
14:40 00555 Simultaneous Process and Control Design Under Uncertainty: A Probabilistic-based Approach *$Ricardez-Sandoval L.
15:00 End of Session


Process Control Applications 2

Organizer(s) - B. Gopalani
Chair(s) - X. Li

15:30 00556 Robust Level Control of a Dry-surge Ore Pile McClure K.S., *Nagamune R., $Marshman D., Chmelyk T., Gopaluni R.B.
15:50 00557 ERT Application to Milk Processing and Control: Detection of Abnormalities, and Multidimensional Concentration, Composition, Flow and Velocity Profile Measurement Sharifi M., *Young B.
16:10 00558 The Use of Empirical Eigenfunctions in Controller Synthesis for Unstable Heat Equation on Two-dimensional Time-varying Domain Izadi M., *$Dubljevic S.
16:30 00559 Flexible Supply Chain Design under Demand Uncertainty $Patel S., *Swartz C.L.E.
16:50 00560 Using a Hybrid Genetic Algorithm to Characterize the Dynamic Performance of the Continuous-flow Mixing of Xanthan Gum Solutions Patel V., *Ein-Mozaffari F., $Upreti S.
17:10 End of Session

SC-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00561 Capabilities and Limitations of In-line Multivariate LIF Analyzer for Powder Monitoring Guay J.-M., Gosselin R., Lapointe-garant P.-P., Abatzoglou N.

Top of Conference Schedule

Bold text denotes the presenting author.   If present, * denotes the corresponding author and $ denotes the principal investigator.

These pages were created by Tartarus 2.7.16 (© O`Zone Software) on Thursday, October 04, 2012.