2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Process Dynamics, Control and Statistics

Monday AM

PC2Governor General 1

Optimization - John MacGregor MVA Special Session

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Carl Duchesne
Chair(s) - Chris Swartz

D.G. Fisher Award Lecture - T.E. Marlin

10:00 00056 A Robust MPC Approach to Supply Chain Optimization Marlin T.E., Li X.
10:40 00057 Genetic Algorithm with Optimal Genotypic Feedback: A New Evolutionary Optimization Approach Joshi D., $Upreti S.R.
11:00 00058 Commande extrémale par la méthode multi-unités de procédés comportant des unités non-identiques Woodward L., Perrier M., Srinivasan B.
11:20 00059 On Multilevel Optimization in Integrated Design and Control *Swartz C.L.E., $Baker R.
11:40 00060 Probabilistic Modelling and Dynamic Optimization for Performance Improvement of Plant-wide Operation Yang Y., *$Lee J.M.
12:00 End of Session


Monday PM

PC1Governor General 1

Applied Statistical Methods - John MacGregor MVA Special Session

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani, Carl Duchesne
Chair(s) - James McLellan, Kim McAuley

13:40 00140 Parameter and State Estimation in Nonlinear Stochastic Continuous-Time Dynamic Models with Unknown Disturbance Intensity McLellan P.J., McAuley K.B., Varziri M.S.
14:20 00141 Determining a Reduced Set of Parameters to Estimate in Mathematical Models Wu S., *$McAuley K.B., Harris T.J.
14:40 00142 Application of Multivariate Statistics for Efficient Alarm Generation $Kondaveeti S.R., Izadi I., *Shah S. L.
15:00 00143 Measurement of the Physical Properties of Pharmaceutical Powders using Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Techniques as Part of a Process Control Initiative Lapointe-Garant P.-P., *Abatzoglou N., $Simard J.-S.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00144 Multivariate Statistical Process Modelling, Analysis and Control in the Pharmaceutical Industry under current Regulatory Environment Kourti T.
16:20 00145 Start-up Analysis of Hall-Héroult Aluminium Reduction Cells and its Impact on Production Performance *$Tessier J., Duchesne C., Gauthier C., Dufour G.
16:40 00146 Plant-wide Fault Diagnosis using One-Class Recursive Support Vector Machines Mahadevan S., Shah S.L.
17:00 00147 Combustion Process Control based on Image Analysis $Cousineau M., *Duchesne C.
17:20 End of Session


Tuesday AM

PC6Theatre 3

System Identification and Process Integration

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Helen Shang, Sirish Shah

10:00 00288 Observability Based Parameter Identifiability for Biochemical Reaction Networks $Geffen D., *Guay M.
10:20 00289 Closed-loop SubspaceIdentification for Estimating LQG Trade-off Curve *Danesh Pour N., Huang B., Shah S.L.
10:40 00290 Comparison of Expectation-Maximisation-based parameter estimation using Particle Filter, Unscented and Extended Kalman Filtering techniques Chitralekha S.B., Prakash J., Raghavan H., *Shah S.L.
11:00 00291 Mixing Dynamics in Cylindrical Pulp Stock Mixing Chests $Hui L.K., Bennington C.P.J., Dumont G.A.
11:20 00292 A Robust Numerical Algorithm for Particle Filter Based Nonlinear Identification Raghavan H., Gopaluni R.B., *Shah S.L.
11:40 00293 Sustainable Retrofit Process Design using Multi-Criteria Decision Making Techniques $Janssen M.J.M., *Stuart P.R.
12:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

PC5Theatre 3

Simulation and Modelling

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Hector Budman, Thomas Duever

13:40 00391 Some Observations about Numerical Calculations on Fuel Cells Beale S.
14:20 00392 Modelling and Optimizing Transient Operation of aDiesel NOx Emission Catalyst Mandur J., *Budman H., Epling WW.
14:40 00393 Predicting the Impact of Pulping and Bleaching Parameters on Pulp Properties *$Fatehi P., Khatibi M., Ziaee Z., Navaee-ardeh S. WITHDRAWN
15:00 00394 A Combined Approach to System Identification and Model Predictive Control of Hybrid Systems Egbunonu p.c, *Guay M
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00395 Improvement of the Design and Operation of Sidewell Furnaces through Modelling *$Kocaefe Y., Bui R.T., Charette CA.
16:00 00396 Flow Patterns and Segregation with Toroidal Powder Motion Bouffard J., Bertrand F., *Chaouki J.
16:20 00397 Solution of Chemical Kinetics Models using Adomian Decomposition Method Al-Darbi M. M., Biazar J.
16:40 End of Session

PC3Theatre 2

Process Control 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Martin Guay, Amos Benzvi

13:40 00398 Nonlinear Predictive Control of a High-Pressure LDPE Reactor $Jacob N.C., *Dhib R.
14:00 00399 Techniques for Building Inferential Models Suitable for Process Control Applications *$McIntosh A.R.
14:20 00400 Stability in Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics using Dissipative Hamiltonian $Hudon N., *Guay M.
14:40 00401 Optimal Operation of a Furnace Off-Gas System $Araujo A.C. B., *Shang H.
15:00 00402 Frequency Response Based Tuning of PI Controllers and Feedforward Compensators Gilbert A.F., Natarajan K.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00403 Model-Based Treatment of Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis Dysfunction *Ben-Zvi A., Vernon S. D., Broderick G.
16:00 00404 Assesing the Performance of Gain-Scheduling Model Predictive Controllers for Nonlinear Processes Diaz-Mendoza R., *Budman H.
16:20 00405 Nonlinear Adaptive Control of a High Cell Density Bioreactor *Deschenes J.S., Desbiens A., Perrier M., Kamen A.
16:40 00406 Composition Monitoring of a Switching Batch Distillation Process Using a Moving Horizon Estimator Olanrewaju M.J., *Huang B.
17:00 End of Session


Wednesday PM

PC4Governor General 3

Process Control 2

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Prashant Mhaskar

13:40 00576 Fault-Tolerant Control Structure for Batch Systems Aumi S., *Mhaskar P.
14:20 00577 Segregation Parameters Characterization in a Full-scale Hopper using Near Infrared Spectroscopy *Abatzoglou N., Cartilier L., $Cournoyer A., Léonard G., Simard J.-S.
14:40 00578 Quality by Design Approach and Process Analytical Technologies Tools to Enable Pharmaceutical Liquid Product Real-time Release Simard J.-S., *Abatzoglou N., Cournoyer A., Lapointe-Garant P.-P., Caron E.
15:00 00579 Safe-Parking of Nonlinear Process Systems: Handling Uncertainty and Lack of Measurements Mahmood M., Gandhi R., *$Mhaskar P.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00580 Grey Box Modelling and Control of a Plasticating Twin Screw Extruder Iqbal M.H., *Sundararaj U., $Shah S.L.
16:00 00581 Assessing Applicability and Plus-value of Raman Spectroscopy as a Process Analytical Technologies Tool toward Pharmaceutical Solid Dose Product Real-Time Release and Cycle Time Reduction Salvas J., Simard J.-S., L.-Garant P.-P., G.-Montpetit B., *Abatzoglou N.
16:20 00582 Development of on-Line Optimization-Based Control Strategies for a Starved-Feed Semi-Batch Copolymerization Reactor Okorafo O.E., Torres L.F., Hutchinson R.A., Guay M.
16:40 00583 ANN-based Estimator for Compositions of Distillation Column $Sahraiee H., *Amidpour M.
17:00 End of Session


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