2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Energy For a Sustainable Society

Monday AM

ESS15Quebec

Nuclear: Sustainability and Climate Change

Organizer(s) - Laurence Leung, Alistair Miller
Chair(s) - Alistair Miller

10:00 00008 Nuclear Power: A Partner for Enabling a Sustainable Energy Future Duffey R.B.
10:40 00009 Cancer and Low Dose Responses In Vivo: Implications for Radiation Protection $Mitchel R.E.J.
11:20 00010 The Kyoto Distraction Miller A.I.
11:40 00011 A Detailed Laboratory Study of the Effect of Dissolved Oxygen on Carbon Steel Flow-Accelerated Corrosion under Neutral and Ammoniated Feed-Water Conditions Khatibi M., Lister D.H., Uchida S.
12:00 End of Session

ESS5Les Saisons

Clean Coal and CO2 Capture and Storage 1

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Kourosh Zanganeh
Chair(s) - John Marrone, Adolf Aumuller

Keynote Lecture

10:00 00012 Carbon Capture and Storage: Its Role in a Sustainable Future McKee B.
10:20 00013 Canadian Clean Power Coalition: Phase II Overview and Project Results Stobbs B.
10:40 00014 IEA GHG Weyburn-Midale CO2 Monitoring & Storage Project - Developing A Technical Program for the Final Phase Preston C.K., *Sacuta N.
11:00 00015 Carbon Dioxide Collection, Transport and Sequestration in Alberta: The ASAP Project *$Luhning R.
11:20 00016 Evaluating Energy Supply Technology Options *$Peachey B.R.
11:40 00017 Clean Air Project $Ross M.-C., *Arnot R.
12:00 End of Session

ESS1Confederation 3

Bio-Energy Technologies 1

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand
Chair(s) - Brian Farnand, Randy Goodfellow

10:00 00018 Keynote lecture Whittaker R.
10:40 00019 Characterization of Biodiesel from Non-Edible Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Oil *Aqsha A., Soerawidjaja T.H., Kurniawan T., Prakoso T.
11:00 00020 A Membrane Separation Process for Biodiesel Purification Saleh J., *Tremblay A.Y., $Dubé M.A.
11:20 00021 Plasma-synthesized Nanocatalysts for Green Diesel Synthesis via Fischer-Tropsch in 3-phase Slurry Reactors: Preliminary Results *Blanchard J., Eslahpazir Esfandabadi R., Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
11:40 00022 High-Cetane Diesel Fuels from Low-Grade Biomass-Derived Oils *Monnier J., Ikura M., Tourigny G.
12:00 End of Session


Monday PM

ESS14Quebec

Nuclear: Hydrogen Production

Organizer(s) - Greg Naterer, Sam Suppiah
Chair(s) - Greg Naterer

13:40 00071 An Overview of the R&D Effort for the Cu-Cl Thermochemical Cycle at Argonne National Laboratory *Lewis MA, Ferrandon MS, Tatterson DF
14:20 00072 Enhancing Understanding and Efficiency of Nuclear and Hydrogen Energy Systems Using Exergy Orhan M.F., Dincer I., Rosen M.A.
14:40 00073 Molecular-level simulation Methodology for Thermochemical Properties of Electrolyte Systems in the Cu-Cl Thermochemical Cycle for Hydrogen Production *$Smith W.R., Francova M., Jirasek J., Lisal M., Nezbeda I.
15:00 00074 Electrolysis of the CuCl/HCl Aqueous System for the Production of Nuclear Hydrogen Stolberg L.N., Boniface H.A., McMahon S., Suppiah S., York S.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00075 Thermal Decomposition of SO3 by Electro-Resistive Heating in S-I Process *Tan G., Deschenes L., Suppiah S.
16:00 00076 Recent Advances in the Copper-Chlorine Cycle for Thermochemical Hydrogen Production Naterer G.F., Gabriel K.S., Gravelsins R.J.
16:20 00077 An experimental Device for the Study of Possible Chlorine Formation in the Hybrid Copper Chloride Low Temperature Thermochemical Cycle. *Doizi D., Dauvois V., Roujou J.L., Carles P., Lewis M., Ferrandon M.
16:40 00078 A New Thermochemical Cu-Cl Cycle for Hydrogen Production using Lower Grade Heat *$Wang Z.L., Naterer G., Gabriel K.S., Gravelsins R., Daggupati V.
17:00 End of Session

ESS9Les Saisons

Clean Coal Technologies (Including IEA workshop)

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Kourosh Zanganeh

13:40 00079 Sustainable Development of Coal Thambimuthu K., *Topper J.
14:20 00080 Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy Carbon Sequestration R&D Program Fernald W.
14:40 00081 Application and Development of Coal Gasification Technology in China Zhengang X.
15:00 IEA Workshop Session

15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 IEA Workshop Session

16:40 End of Session


Tuesday AM

ESS2Les Saisons

Bio-Energy Technologies 2

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand
Chair(s) - Brian Farnard, Randy Goodfellow

10:00 00242 Biomass Testing at Ontario Power Generation Todd J.
10:40 00243 Analysis and Assessment of the Energetic Potential for High Organic Materials in the Context of Small Communities Morin P., Marcos B., Moresoli C., Laflamme C.
11:00 00244 Biological Hydrogen Production Using Citrobacter Amalonaticus Y19 to Catalyze the Water-Gas Shift Reaction Robaire S., Haynes C., Mohseni M.
11:20 00245 Liquefactions ofP eat to Bio-crude in Supercritical Water with a Novel Iron Catalyst Li H., Hurley S., *Xu C.
11:40 00246 Ensyn Corp. Tomorrow's Renewable Energy Today Muller S.
12:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

ESS6Les Saisons

Clean Coal and CO2 Capture and Storage 2

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Kourosh Zanganeh
Chair(s) - John Marrone, Peter Douglas

13:40 00323 Carbon Capture and Storage the Next Steps Campbell D.
14:20 00324 A Study on Activity of Calcium Oxide for Capturing CO2 in Clean Coal Energy Applications *$Wang J., Manovic V., Wu Y., Anthony E.J.
14:40 00325 Amine Functionalized Pore-expanded Mesoporous Silica: a CO2 Adsorbent with High Selectivity and Tolerance to Moisture Serna-Guerrero R., *Sayari A.
15:00 00326 CO2 Capture from Gasification Syngas via Cyclic Carbonation / Calcination for a Naturally Occurring Limestone Symonds R.T., Dennis Y.L., Anthony E.J., Macchi A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00327 Molecular Level Measurement on Clathrate Hydrates Formed by CO2/H2 and CO2/H2/C3H8 Gas Mixtures Kumar R., Moudrakovski I., Ripmeester J., *Englezos P.
16:00 00328 Experimental Investigations on Alkali Removal from Simulated Syngases Using a TGA and a Fixed Bed of Solid Sorbents *$He I., Lu D., Hughes R., Anthony E.J.
16:20 00329 Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage in Advanced Materials *Alavi S., $Woo T. K.
16:40 End of Session

ESS10Governor General 1

Energy End Use

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand, Mark Riley, Michael Wiggin
Chair(s) - Eloi Godin, Ken Church

13:40 00330 Challenges to Implementing Innovative Technologies and Practices in CMHC's Equilibrium Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative. Hill D.
14:20 00331 A Model for the Assessment of Energy Utilization by an Urban Centre through Energy and Exergy Analyses Jayasinghe P., *$Mehrotra A.K., Hettiaratchi J.P.A.
14:40 00332 Early Performance of the Drake Landing Solar Community Project Sibbitt B., *McClenahan D., Djebbar R., Reid A., Thornton J.
15:00 00333 A Methodology of Implementation of Absorption Heat Pumps in a Process: Case Study *$Bakhtiari B., Fradette L., Legros R., Paris J.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00334 Importance of Fuel Chemistry Effects on Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition Combustion *Hosseini V., Neill W.S., Checkel M.D.
16:00 End of Session


Wednesday AM

ESS3Theatre 3

Bio-Energy Technologies 3

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand
Chair(s) - Brian Farnand, Randy Goodfellow

10:00 00422 Techno-Economic Analysis of Various Energy Saving Recovery Schemes in Bio-Ethanol Production Haelssig J.B., Tremblay A.Y., Thibault J.
10:20 00423 An Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study of N-Butanol Combustion *$Sarathy S.M., Thomson M.J.
10:40 00424 Competitive Ethanol Adsorption: Equilibrium and Dynamic Multi-solute Adsorption Behaviour Jones R.A., Poupore J., *Tezel F.H., Thibault J.
11:00 00425 Assessment of Agricultural and Industrial Anaerobic Digestion Potential in Canada *$Saville B.A., Duff B., Barclay J.
11:20 00426 Characteristics of Bio-oil Produced from Wheat Straw Pyrolysis Mani T., *$Mahinpey N., Murugan P.
11:40 00427 Effects of Different Loadings Co,Ru and K on Physico-Chemical Properties and Performance of Carbon nanotubes supported cobalt FTS Catalysts Trepanier M., Tavasoli A., *Dalai A.K., Abatzoglou N.
12:00 End of Session

ESS13Les Saisons

Nuclear: Advanced Design and Waste Management

Organizer(s) - Laurence Leung, Pierre Wong
Chair(s) - Pierre Wong

10:00 00428 Nuclear Renaissance: Why and Why Now? *$Bradley K.J.
10:40 00429 The Generation IV National Program - Long-term Nuclear Energy R&D in Canada Brady D.P., *Quinn S.L., Sadhankar R.
11:20 00430 How AECL-CRL Will Scope Out Its Future Waste Characterization Needs Chan N., Csullog G.
11:40 00431 Thermal Energy Distribution Strategies for Nuclear Hydrogen Production *$Sherman S.R.
12:00 End of Session

ESS12Alberta

Fuel Cells

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube
Chair(s) - Elena Baranova

10:00 00432 A Multiphysics Analysis of an Alternative Fuel Solid Oxide Fuel Cell *Monder D., Vorontsov V., Luo J., Chuang K.T., $Nandakumar K.
10:20 00433 Multi-Component Gas Analysis for Novel Gas Diffusion Layers in PEM Fuel Cells Blanco M., *$Wilkinson D.P., Wang H., Liu S.
10:40 00434 Capacitance Revisited Kirk D.W.K., *Hu S.C.H., $Graydon J.G., Jia C.Q.J.
11:00 00435 Synergistic Effects of Ni1-xCox-YSZ Cermet SOFC Anodes for Direct Oxidation of Hydrogen and Methane Fuels Containing H2S *$Giorgi J.B., Grgicak C.M., Pakulska M.M., O'Brien J.S.
11:20 00436 Performance of Direct Carbon Fuel Cell (DCFC) Kouchachvili L., Ikura M.
11:40 End of Session


Wednesday PM

ESS7Les Saisons

Clean Coal and CO2 Capture and Storage 3

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Kourosh Zanganeh
Chair(s) - Kourosh Zanganeh, Peter Douglas

13:40 00499 Kinetics of Absorption of Carbon Dioxide into Sterically Hindered Alkanolamine Aqueous Solutions Bougie F., Lauzon-Gauthier J., *Iliuta M.C.
14:00 00500 Simulation of the Effects of Lean Loading, and Flue Gas Temperature (With and Without a Saturator) on Energy Requirements for Absorption of CO2 in 30wt.% MEA Solution Using ProMax2.0 Liang Z.W., Tontiwachwuthikul P.T., *Idem R.O.
14:20 00501 Experiments and Modeling of CO2 Separation by Immobilized Liquid Membrane Containing Aqueous Blends of Monoethanolamine and Monoprotonated ethylenediamine *Heydari Gorji A., $Kaghazchi T.
14:40 00502 Comparison of membrane photobioreactors for CO2 fixation through microalgal photosynthesis $Fan Li-Hai, Zhang Ya-Tao, Cheng Li-Hua, Zhang Lin, *Chen Huan-Lin
15:00 00503 CO2 Reduction Through Optimization of Steam Network in Petroleum Refineries *Nasr M.R.J., $Jafarinasr E.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00504 Synergy in Co-gasification of Biomass with Coal and Pet-Coke. Gao C., Katalambula H., $Gupta R.
16:00 00505 Microbial Solubilisation of Lignite by the Wood-decaying Fungus Yin S., Tao X., *Tan Z.
16:20 00506 Environmentally Affordable, Secure, Emissions Capture and Sequestration (EASE-CS) *$Peachey B.R.
16:40 End of Session

ESS4Theatre 3

Bio-Energy Technologies 4

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand
Chair(s) - Brian Farnand, Randy Goodfellow

13:40 00507 Applications of Hydrothermal Process for Hydrogen Energy Production Escot Bocanegra P., Sobhy A., Barsan M.M., Butler I.S., Gökalp I., *$Kozinski J.A.
14:00 00508 Hydrothermal Conversion of Cattle Manure to Bioenergy using a Batch Reactor Yin S., Dolan R., *Tan Z.
14:20 00509 Production Of Bio-crude from Forestry Waste by Hydro-liquefaction In Sub-/Super-critical Methanol Yang Y., *Xu C., Gilbert A.
14:40 00510 Bulk Landfill Gas Separation by Adsorption Bestfather C.B., *$Tezel F.H., Golden T.C.
15:00 00511 High Performance Catalytic Filtration of Biomass Gasification Producer Gas by Oxygen Addition $Ma L., Denayer J.F.M., *Baron G.V.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00512 Tar Sampling from Black Liquor Gasification Fuel Gases at Norampac Trenton Pulp Mill *$He I., Preto F., Middleton T.
16:00 00513 Synthesis of Hydrocarbons from CO and H2 on Carbon Nanotubes Supported Iron-Cobalt Catalyst Trepanier M., Tavasoli A., *Dalai A.K., Abatzoglou N.
16:20 End of Session

ESS11Governor General 1

Energy Storage

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Mark Riley
Chair(s) - Halime Paksoy, Edward Morofsky

13:40 00514 Efficient Utilization of Waste Heat with Thermal Energy Storage in Phase Change Materials *Paksoy H.O., Mazman M., Gok O., Yilmaz M.O., Yilmaz S., Evliya H., Turgut B.
14:00 00515 Sustainable Heating and Cooling of Greenhouses with Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage $Turgut B., *Paksoy H.O., Bozdag S., Evliya H., Abak K., Dasgan Y.
14:20 00516 Alderney 5 Energy Storage Project *Cruickshanks F.
14:40 00517 Energy Storage and Building Efficiency *$Kutrowski E.
15:00 00518 Regeneration Characterization of Adsorbents for Application in Thermal Energy Storage of Solar and Waste Heat Dicaire D., Tezel H.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00519 Thermochemical Storage of Solar Energy - A Canadian Perspective Wong W.P., Velicogna D., McClung J.L.
16:00 00520 Performance Assessment of Some Ice TES Systems MacPhee D., *Dincer I.
16:20 End of Session


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