2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Materials for a Sustainable Society

Monday PM

MSS2British Columbia


Organizer(s) - Andre Tremblay
Chair(s) - Aris Docoslis, Gervais Soucy

13:40 00090 Synthesis of Miktoarm Star-Shaped Polymers Bearing a Polyethylene Arm and Two Functional Polymer Arms by Combining Ethylene "Living" Polymerization with Atom-Transfer Radical Xia X., Ye Z.
14:00 00091 Synthesis of Cubical Silver Nanoparticles for Application in Ink-jet Printing Madni I., *Sayyed N.
14:40 00092 Synthesis of truncated triangular silver nanoparticles by a one-step simple and rapid method in aqueous solution *$Ghader S., Mansouri S. S., Badri H., Hoseini M., Nikzad A., Sarcheshmeh Poor M.
15:00 00093 Production of Alumina Nanoparticles in an Induction Plasma System Marion F., Munz R.J., Dolbec R., Boulos M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00094 AC Electrokinetic Assembly of Ordered Colloidal Structures Wood J. A., *Docoslis A.
16:00 00095 In Situ Purification of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized by Induction Thermal Plasma System Shahverdi A., Kim K.S., Alinejad Y., *Soucy G.
16:20 00096 Non-Covalent Surface Modification of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Narrow-Distributed Pyrene-End-Capped Polyethylenes of Controllable Molecular Weight Xu L., Xia X., *$Ye Z.
16:40 End of Session

Tuesday PM

MSS1British Columbia


Organizer(s) - Andre Tremblay
Chair(s) - Charles Jia, Milan Maric

13:40 00343 Methods for Evaluating the Performance of "Green" Plasticizers Firlotte N., $Cooper D. G., *Maric M., Nicell J. A.
14:00 00344 Petroleum Coke-Derived Porous Carbon For Removing Persistent Organic Pollutants From Water yuan M.J. Y, *Jia C.Q., $zhao S.Q. Z
14:20 00345 Investigation of "QuTube" Superconducting Heat Pipes Sinclair L K, $Kirk D W
14:40 00346 Novel Experimental Method of Recipe Development for Wood Thermotransformation *$Kocaefe D., Poncsak S., Younsi R.
15:00 00347 Diorganomagnesium Reagents in Alternative 'Greener' Media Bender M.L., *Clyburne J.A. C.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00348 Petroleum Coke-Derived Activated Carbon as Electrode Material for Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors (EDLC) Hu SCH, $Jia CQJ, *Kirk DWK
16:00 00349 A New, All Natural, Organic Pesticide to Replace Chemical Insecticides Skinner J. D.
16:20 00350 Low Cost and Sustainable Building Materials From Natural Fibres and Waste Plastic *$Thamae T.M., Baillie C.A.
16:40 End of Session

Wednesday PM

MSS3British Columbia

Renewable Raw Materials, Bioproducts and Biopolymers

Organizer(s) - Andre Tremblay
Chair(s) - Emma Master, Nese Orbey

13:40 00530 Liquefaction of Biomass in Hot Compressed Water for the Production of Phenolic Compounds *$Xu C., Tymchyshyn M.A.
14:00 00531 An Assessment of the Use of Tires as an Alternate Fuel in Cement Kilns FELS M., AMYOTTE P.R., $PEGG M.J., CUMMING C.R., *POUSHAY J.C.
14:20 00532 Liquefaction of Corn Stalk in Hot-Compressed Phenol-Water for the Production of Phenolic Resins Wang M C, Leitch M, *Xu C
14:40 00533 Catalytic Steam Reforming of Glycerol to Produce Renewable Hydrogen *$Pant K.K., Jain R. WITHDRAWN
15:00 00534 Evaluation of Fermentation By-products and Mechanical Properties of Retted Corn Fibres Extracted from a Conventional and RoundupReadyŽ Corn Variety. *Campbell R.G., Kallweit N., Erickson L., $Legge R.L
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00535 Refining Models of Lignocellulose Biotransformation Towards Biomimetic Enzyme Applications Mahajan S., *$Master E.R.
16:00 00536 Critical Analysis of the LCA Characterization of Ethanol Production from Different Feedstocks $Ranjbar M., *Stuart P.R.
16:20 00537 Elastic Modulus of Microfibrillar Cellulose Gels *Hill R.J.
16:40 End of Session

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