2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

COConfederation 1

Official Opening of Conference

Organizer(s) - TBA
Chair(s) - Handan Tezel

08:15 Conference officially opens.

PLE1Confederation 1

Plenary Lecture 1 - Plasco Energy Group

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel

08:30 00001 Leading Sustainable Ventures: An Exercise in Stewardship Bacon M., *Kassam Z.
09:30 End of Session

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

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

BME4Alberta

Therapeutic Delivery

Organizer(s) - Xudong Cao, Lauren Flynn
Chair(s) - Lauren Flynn

10:00 00023 A Recent Development of Spontaneously Forming Liposomes for Potential Diagnositic and Therapeutic Carriers *$Nieh M.-P., Katsaras J., Iqbal U., Abulrob A., Stanimirovic D., Tuor U.
10:20 00024 A Chitosan Nanoparticle Carrier for Delivery of the Anticancer Drug Cladribine Domaratzki R., *$Ghanem A.
11:00 00025 Cryo-protection of Self-Assembled Immuno-Polymeric Nanoparticles with Saccharides during Lyophilisation Protects Structure McLean D.P.J., Ho K., Shi M., *$Shoichet M.S.
11:20 00026 A Study of Magnesium Stearate Lubrication through Radioactivity Measurement Perrault M., Chaouki J., *Bertrand F.
11:40 00027 Development of a Chitosan Nanoparticle Delivery System for Controlled Release of bFGF Butko A., Paulson A., *$Ghanem A.
12:00 End of Session

CEE1Theatre 2

Innovative Approaches

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Andy Hrymak, Phillip Choi
Chair(s) - Phillip Choi, Andy Hrymak

10:00 00028 Education for Sustainability Baillie C.
10:40 00029 The Representation of Units on Hexagonal Scales of Noise *$Dehra H.
11:00 00030 Design of Biotechnological Processes at University of Sherbrooke *$Sirois J.
11:20 00031 Modeling and Simulation of Gas Distribution Pipeline Network $Gupta S.K., *Srivastava N.
11:40 End of Session

EN1Governor General 3

Hydrogen 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - O. Kesler, V. Scepanovic

10:00 00032 A Method for Calculation of Three Phase Boundary Length in Modeled Composite Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Metcalfe C., *$Kesler O., Rivard T., Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
10:20 00033 Verification of a Characterisation Tool of Triple Phase Boundary Length Measurement in Porous Composite Cathodes using Tomography Rivard T., *Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N., Metcalfe C., Kesler O.
10:40 00034 Development of Hydrogen Energy Technoligies in Canada - Accomplishments and Future Challenges *Scepanovic V, Hoskin A.
11:00 00035 MTBE Plant Energy Lost Management System (ELMS) Studies Zainal Abidin S.A., *Harun Z.
11:20 00036 Performance Assessment of a Cu-CI Cycle for Nuclear-Based Hydrogen Production Orhan M.F., Dincer I., Rosen M.A.
11:40 End of Session

FUN12Theatre 3

Thermodynamics 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Marco Satyro
Chair(s) - Marco Satyro, D.Y. Peng

10:00 00037 Constant Pressure Heat Capacity Prediction for Organic Materials - Theory and Application Lastovka V., *Shaw J.M.
10:40 00038 Molecular-level Simulation Methodology for Refrigerant Design *$Smith W.R., Francova M., Kowalski M., Lisal M., Nezbeda I.
11:00 00039 EOS Modeling of Associating Fluids Pang J., Zuo Julian, Zhang Dan
11:20 00040 Nonideal Statistical Rate Theory Formulation to Predict Evaporation Rates from Equations of State Kapoor A., *Elliott J. A. W.
11:40 00041 Non-Isothermal Model for Nematic - Isotropic Transition Abukhdeir M.A., Soulé E.R., $Rey A.D.
12:00 End of Session

FUN9British Columbia

Separation Processes 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Xianshe Feng
Chair(s) - Xianshe Feng, Mikhail Sorin

10:00 00042 Complementary Modelling of Reactive Separation Processes Kenig E.Y.
10:40 00043 Attachment of Ultrafine Particulates to the Hydrocarbon-Water Interface Mirmontazeri L., Liu Q., Sharp D., Yeung A.
11:00 00044 Adsorbent Selection for Acetylene Removal from Plasma Reactor Gas $Huang Q., *Eic M.
11:20 00045 Polysaccharides as Pyrite Suppressants During the Flotation of Sphalerite by an N-arylhydroxamic Acid Collector Hamilton D., *Natarajan R., $Nirdosh I.
11:40 End of Session

FUN1Governor General 2

Adsorption 1 (In Honour of Douglas M. Ruthven and Jörg Kärger)

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel
Chair(s) - F. Handan Tezel, Jeff R. Hufton

10:00 00046 Diffusion in Zeolites: A Continuing Saga Ruthven D.M.
10:40 00047 An Integrated Microbalance System to Evaluate Adsorbents and Catalysts in the Presence of Steam *$Coe C., Zielinski J., Rehrig C., Hufton J., Quinn R., Torres J., Solsona P., Venero A.
11:00 00048 Separation, Recovery and Storage of CO2 from Dry Gas Streams Using Adsorption on MCM-41 Silica at Ambient Temperature and High Pressure Belmabkhout Y., *Sayari A.
11:20 00049 Optimisation of Carbon Dioxide Recovery In A TPSA System for the Separation of CO2 from Air Mulgundmath V.P., *$Tezel F.H., Golden T.C.
11:40 00050 Carbon Nanotubes: Super Adsorbent Application in Chemical Industries *$Seifitokaldani A., Nikazar M., Keynejad K., Yarahmadi H.
12:00 End of Session

PNM4Provinces 1

Polymer Processing 1

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Uttandaraman Sundararaj
Chair(s) - Costas Tzoganakis

10:00 00051 Current and Future Trends in Multilayer Film Packaging Xiao K., Edgar A.
10:40 00052 PTFE Extrusion in Semi-Solid State: Issues of Modeling and Simulation *$Mitsoulis E., Hatzikiriakos S.G.
11:00 00053 Relationship between Physical Chain Entanglements and Mechanical Behaviour of Polyethylene Cheng J.J., Alvarado-Contreras J.A., Polak M.A., *Penlidis A.
11:20 00054 Guiding in the Visible Using PS/PMMA Colorful Optic Fibers $Stoeffler K., *Dubois C., Skorobogatiy M., Ajji A.
11:40 00055 A review of Novel Design Considerations and Troubleshooting Methods of Thermoplastics Injection Molding Process Mostafavi S.N., *Mohtaram N.K.
12:00 End of Session

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

PSM1Theatre 1

Enhancing Process Safety Knowledge

Organizer(s) - John Shrives, Graham Creedy
Chair(s) - John Shrives

10:00 00061 Lessons Learned from Chemical Process Incident Investigations performed by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board Bresland J.S.
11:00 00062 The Value of Accident Case Studies in Managing Process Safety Kelly B.
11:40 End of Session


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