2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Clean Water Clean Air Clean Earth

Monday AM

CCC1Provinces 2

Clean Tech

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Randal Goodfellow, Vladimiros Papangelakis

10:00 00002 Super Critical Fluids Process Based Biorefinery Naik S. N., *Dalai A.K.
10:20 00003 Potential of Gas Centrifugation as a Means of Removing Siloxanes and Heavy Organics from Biogas Sonoc A., Peppley B., $Thurgood C.
10:40 00004 New Achievement on Desalination by Membrane Distillation using Nanofiber Membrane *$Feng C., Khulbe K.C., Matsuura T.
11:00 00005 The Effect of Additives on the Alkaline Pressure Oxidation of Pyrite *Peters S.M., Papangelakis V.G.
11:20 00006 Photocatalytic Oxidation of Organic Compounds from Industrial Wastewater using H2O2 as a Catalyst Gupta S.K.
11:40 00007 Pilot Plant for Soil Remediation in pazanan II, withSupercritical Carbon Dioxide. Esmaeil zadeh F., *Geranmayeh A., $fathi kaljahi J.
12:00 End of Session


Monday PM

CCC3Provinces 2

Process Intensification and Pollution Prevention 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Nathalie Tufenkji, Matty Janssen

13:40 00063 Destructuring and Disassembling as Key Steps to Improve the Homogeneity and Quality of Raw Materials (from Biomass to Heavy Oils) for Subsequent Conversion. Chornet E.
14:20 00064 Plant-wide Steady-state Data Reconciliation for Advanced Process-driven Cost Analysis in the Pulp and Paper Industry Korbel M., $Stuart P.R., *Lupien B.
14:40 00065 Catalytic Distillation for Simultaneous Hydrolysis of Methyl Acetate and Etherification of Methanol *Dirk-Faitakis C.B., An W., Lin T.B., $Chuang K.T.
15:00 00066 Process Design by Incorporating Pollution Prevention *Hossain K. A., Khan F.I., Hawboldt K.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00067 Prediction of Micropollutant Concentrations along the Wastewater Collection and Treatment Train. Khan U., Nicell J.
16:00 00068 Toxic Products of Combustion in Smoke from Fires. Wang JM, *Austin CC, Bwalya AC, Wang DKW
16:20 00069 Adsorption of Cd2+ and Cu2+ on Wheat Straw Using a Batch System and a Continuous Fixed-bed Column Muhamad H., *$Doan H.D., Lohi A.
16:40 00070 Advanced Oxidation of Paracetamol in Water $Yang L., Yu L., Ray M.
17:00 End of Session


Tuesday AM

CCC4Confederation 1

Water Resources Management

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Bruce Peachey, Ashwani Kumar

10:00 00237 Regional and Global Water Resource Management *$Peachey B.R.
10:20 00238 Transport and Deposition of Quantum Dots in Model Groundwater Environments Quevedo I., Wilkinson K.J., *$Tufenkji N.
10:40 00239 Energy Dissipation Measurements to Examine TiO2 Nanoparticle Deposition on Silica in Model Groundwater Systems Fatisson J., *$Tufenkji N., Wilkinson K.J.
11:00 End of Session

CCC8Confederation 1

Air Quality Improvement Technologies

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Nathalie Tufenkji

11:00 00240 Influence of Nitrogen on the Treatment of Methane Originating from the Piggery Industry by Biofiltration Girard M., Nikiema J., Viens P., Brzezinski R., Buelna G., *Heitz M.
11:20 00241 Control of H2S Emissions from Swine Barns and Livestock Operations Using a Biological Approach Moreno L., Predicala B., *Nemati M.
11:40 End of Session


Tuesday PM

CCC5Confederation 2

Waste Management and Bioremediation

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Charles Xu, Terry McIntyre

13:40 00308 Fluidization and Bed Expansion Behavior of Natural Zeolite Particles Used for Metal Adsorption *$Prakash A., Gallant J.
14:00 00309 Equilibrium and Thermodynamic Study of Biosorption of Ni2+ and Zn2+ in an Aqueous Solution by Wheat Straw Baig K.S., *$Doan H.D., Wu J.
14:20 00310 Cleaning of Metallurgical Wastes by Pressure Oxidative Leaching Perederiy I., *Papangelakis V.G.
14:40 00311 Selection and Design of a vortex Incinerator to Treat Hazardous Waste oil with Chlorine Compounds and Metal content of Polyolefin Plants *$Tarybakhsh M., Hamidi A., Shariati Niasar M.
15:00 00312 Optimization of Nickel Biosorption *Thevannan A., Niu C.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00313 Biodegradation of Diesel Oil in a Baffled Roller Bioreactor *$Nikakhtari H., Kumar P., Nemati M., Hill G.A.
16:00 00314 Genome-scale Modeling of the Metabolism of a Dechlorinating Bacterium: Dehalococcoides species strain CBDB1 *Islam M. A., Edwards E. A., $Mahadevan R.
16:20 End of Session

CCC2Confederation 1

Environmental Biotechnology

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Baoqiang Liao

13:40 00315 Application of anaerobic Treatment for a Waste Stream from an Enhanced Oil Recovery Process using a Two-step Reactor System Mahmood A., *Catherine M.
14:00 00316 Generation of Bacillus subtilis Clone Displaying Metal-Binding Polyhistidyl Peptide *Bich Hanh D., $Linh Thuoc T., Xuan Huyen D.V.
14:20 00317 Application of Isolated Fungi for the Biodegradation of Lignin, Decolourization and Removal of COD from Paper Mill Wastewater *Bich-Hanh Da., $Doan H., Xuan-Huyen D.
14:40 00318 Biological Removal of H2S and Nitrate in Continuous Bioreactors: A Comparison of the Freely Suspended Cells and Immobilized Cells Shijie A., Tang K., *Nemati M.
15:00 00319 Oxidation of Petroleum Pollutants in Culture Media *$Kumar P., Hill G., Nemati M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00320 Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors for Energy Recovery from Wastewater *$Liao B.Q., Xie K., Lin H.J., Bagley D.M., Liss S.N.
16:00 00321 Improved Peroxidase Catalytic Parameters for Peroxidative Phenol Removal *$Nazari K., Esmaeili N., Soheili M.
16:20 00322 Effect of Alkyl Branches and Ether Functions on the Biodegradability of Di-benzoate Plasticizers and their Metabolites Kermanshahi pour A., *Cooper D.G., Maric M., Nicell J.A.
16:40 End of Session


Wednesday AM

CCC6Confederation 1

Wastewater Treatment 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Yves Deslandes, Monica Emelko

10:00 00416 Fluorescence-based Characterization of Membrane Fouling in Drinking Water Applications $Peiris B.R.H., Budman H., Moresoli C., *Legge R.L.
10:20 00417 Modeling Starvation of Wastewater Treatment Biofilms Goode C., *$Allen D.G.
10:40 00418 Possible Options for Managing Landfill Leachate in Urban Areas Campbell J., $Kuyucak N., *Robertson T., Castonguay N.
11:00 00419 Effect of White Water Solid Content on Bed Expansion in a Fluidized Bed Reactor Loranger E., Daneault C., *Chabot B.
11:20 00420 Production of Adhesives and Emulsifiers from Wastewater Sludge Garcia Becerra F. Y., Acosta E. J., $Allen D. G.
11:40 00421 A New Process for Recycling of Wastewater from Intaglio Printing Presses *Rygas T.P.
12:00 End of Session


Wednesday PM

CCC7Confederation 1

Wastewater Treatment 2

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Ashwani Kumar
Chair(s) - Madjid Mohseni, Maen Husein

13:40 00490 Enhancement of Molecular Mechanism of Ozonation Reactions by the Use of Heterogeneous Catalysts Ebadi A., *$Soltan J., Shafiei S.
14:00 00491 Evaluation of the Finite-Volume Discrete Ordinate Method for Solving the Radiation Field in Photoreactors Duran J.E., *Mohseni M., Taghipour F.
14:20 00492 UV/H2O2 Advanced Oxidation Treatment of Drinking Water: Impacts on Natural Organic Matter Sarathy S.R., *$Mohseni M.
14:40 00493 Integration of Advanced Oxidation Process and Biological Treatment for Real Industrial Wastewater $Mohajerani M, *Mehrvar M, Ein-Mozaffari F
15:00 00494 Thin-Film-Composite Polymeric Membranes for Seawater Desalination using Novel Hydrophilic Surface Modifying Macromolecules Abu Tarboush B., *Matsuura T., $Arafat H.A., Narbaitz R.M., Rana D.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00495 Microbial Transport in Porous Media: The Role of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) and Water Ionic Strength Higgins K.A., Emelko M.B, Tufenkji N
16:00 00496 Enhancement of Produced Water Treatment by MEUF with Naturally Occurring Naphthenic Acids *Deriszadeh A.D., Husein M.M.H, Harding T.G.H.
16:20 00497 Selective Rejection of Electrolytes by Nanofiltration Membranes Ahmed F., Chen G., Feng C., $Lan C.
16:40 00498 Kinetics of Cr(III) Adsorption on bypass Cement Kiln Dust *$Ibrahim H.G., Awad A.N., Okasha A.Y.
17:00 End of Session


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