2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Tuesday AM

PLE2Confederation 1

Plenary Lecture 2 - Iogen Corporation

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel

08:30 00236 Cellulose Ethanol: Driving Commercialization Foody B.
09:30 End of Session

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

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

IB2Theatre 2


Organizer(s) - Christopher Lan
Chair(s) - Raja Ghosh, Jin Zhang

10:00 00247 Biotechnological Applications of Liquid Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed (LSCFB) Ion Exchangers *Bassi A.
10:40 00248 CFD Modeling of a Hollow Fiber Ultrafiltration Membrane System for Protein Concentration *$Rajabzadeh A. R., Moresoli C., Marcos B.
11:20 00249 Development and Validation of Mathematical Model for Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Ion Exchange System - Continuous Protein Recovery $Mazumder J.I., Zhu J.-X., Bassi A.S., Ray A.K.
11:40 00250 Mercury Biosorption from Aqueous Solutions by Sugarcane Bagasse. $Khoramzadeh E., Nasernejad B., *Halag R.
12:00 End of Session


Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 1

Organizer(s) - Xudong Cao
Chair(s) - Kim Jones, Craig Simmons

10:00 00251 Biomimetic Materials from Bench to Bedside and Back: Corneal Substitutes for Transplantation Griffith M
10:40 00252 Mechanical Stimulus Are Required for Proper Vascular Development in the Embryo *$Jones E.A.V., Lucitti J., Dickinson M.E., Eichmann A.
11:00 00253 Pancreatic Cell Encapsulation in Alginate Beads Generated by Emulsion and Internal Gelation *Hoesli C.A., Raghuram K., $Piret J.M.
11:20 00254 Chemical Immobilization of Fibronectin on 3D Polyurethane Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering Dubey G., *$Mequanint K.
11:40 00255 Influence of Adhesion Peptides on Preosteoblast Responses to pBMP-9 E Bergeron, $M-E Marquis, E Lord, *N Faucheux
12:00 End of Session

EN6Confederation 3

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil 2

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Randy Mikula, Tadeusz Dabros

10:00 00256 Mechanistic Aspects of Naphthalene Hydrogenation via Water Gas Shift in Hydrocarbon/Water Emulsions as a model for Bitumen Emulsion Upgrading Choy C.C., $Ng F.T.T.
10:20 00257 Effect of Different Parameters on the Yield and Quality of De-asphalted Oil Obtained from Bitumen in Solvent Deasphalting Seth D., Kieser S., *de Bruijn T. J. W.
10:40 00258 Microwave Desulfurization and Upgrading of Sulfur Containing Crude Oil *$Miadonye A, Irwin D, Khan R. M
11:00 00259 Synthesis of Unsupported Transition-Metal Phosphides with High Surface Area for HDS Wang R., *Smith K.
11:20 00260 Emulsions and Demulsification in Oil Sand Bitumen Processing *$Xu Y., Wu J, Dabros T., Hamza H.
11:40 00261 Determination of Gas Dispersion in Vapor Extraction of Heavy Oil and Bitumen & Effect of Drainage Height in Vapex Process Muhammad I., *Upreti S., Lohi A.
12:00 End of Session

FUN14Governor General 1

Thermodynamics 3

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

10:00 00262 A New Cubic Equation of State for Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Reservoir Fluids Shirazimanesh A.A., *Edalat M.
10:20 00263 Continuous Thermodynamics Modeling of Asphaltene Precipitation as Associating System in Crude Oil Mixture *Khaksar Manshad A., Ashoori S., Edalat M.
10:40 00264 Correlation for the Nonrandomness Parameter aij In the NRTL Equation as a Function of Temperature and Degree of Polymerization (Mn) in a Polymer Solution Saatchi A., *Edalat M.
11:00 00265 Calculation of Viscosity for Binary Mixtures *Tahery R., Khaksar Fasaei S.
11:20 00266 Determination of Collision Diameter, Energy Parameter of Lennard-Jones and Viscosity of Oxygen, Nitrogen, Methane and Air *Tahery R., Sirus Rezaee M.
11:40 End of Session

FUN10Governor General 2

Separation Processes 2

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

10:00 00267 Oiling Out: A Crystallization-Purification Challenge Mirmehrabi M.
10:20 00268 Energy Efficient Retrofit of Separation Processes through Hybridization *Sorin M., Ayotte-Sauvé E., Rheault F., Herrera P.
10:40 00269 Viscosities of Heavy Oils-in-Toluene and Partially Deasphalted Heavy Oils-in-Heptol in a Study of Asphaltenes Self-Interactions *$Angle C.W. WITHDRAWN
11:00 00270 Investigation of the Key Role Parameters in Colloidal Gas Aphron Stability $Moshkelani M., Amiri M.C., *Pakravan Lonbani M.
11:20 00271 Synthesis of PPO Based EPMM Hybrid Membranes Kruczek B., Wang Q.
11:40 00272 Natural Gas Dehydration by Poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) Composite Membranes Du R., *Feng X., Chakma A.
12:00 End of Session

FUN5Governor General 3

Fluid Dynamics 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Krishnaswamy Nandakumar
Chair(s) - Krishnaswamy Nandakumar

10:00 00273 Experimental Evaluation of CFD Mass Transfer Simulations in Annular Reactors Duran J.E., Taghipour F., *Mohseni M.
10:20 00274 Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) Modeling of Solid-Liquid Mixing in a Stirred Tank $Hosseini S., *Ein-Mozaffari F., Mehrvar M.
10:40 00275 Diffuse-Interface Approach to CFD-Based Simulation of Gas-Liquid Systems Donaldson A.A., Macchi A., *$Kirpalani D.M.
11:00 00276 CFD Modeling of Liquid Back Mixing in a Three Dimensional Gas-Liquid Bubble Column Reactor *Kamali M., $Sarrafi A., Mohebbi A.
11:20 00277 CFD Modeling of Cyclone Pressure Drop: Influence of Temperature and Inlet Velocity *Kamali M., $Ahmadi A., Baniasadi M.
12:00 End of Session

PNM6Provinces 1

Polymer Processing 3

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Uttandaraman Sundararaj
Chair(s) - Robin Hutchinson

10:00 00278 Devulcanization of Recycled Tire Rubber Crumb with Supercritical CO2: Scale Up Experiments Meysami M., *Zhu S., $Tzoganakis C.
10:20 00279 Diffusion of Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen in Polypropylene Kundra P., Upreti S.R., Lohi A., *Wu J.
10:40 00280 Numerical Scale-up Analysis of a Reactive Extrusion Process Ortiz-Rodriguez E., *Tzoganakis C.
11:00 00281 Rheological Characterization of Electron Beam Irradiated Poly (Propylene-Co-Ethylene) Heterophasic Copolymer $Koosha M., *Jahani Y., Mirzadeh H. WITHDRAWN
11:20 End of Session

PNM1Provinces 2

Composite Materials 1

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Charles Dubois, Marianna Kontopoulou
Chair(s) - Charles Dubois, Marianna Kontopoulou

10:00 00282 Preparation and Characterization of Thermoplastic Olefin/Nanosilica Composites Using a Silane-Grafted PP Matrix $Bailly M., *Kontopoulou M.
10:20 00283 Electrical Conductive Carbon Fiber-Carbon Black Polymer Composites Hashemi-Motlagh G., Thompson M.R., Hrymak A.N.
10:40 00284 The Effect of Clay Dispersion on the Properties of LLDPE/LLDPE-g-MAH/montmorillonite Nanocomposites $Stoeffler K., *Lafleur P.G.
11:00 00285 Electrical Microrheology of Hydrogel Nanocomposites *Hill R.J., Wang M.
11:20 00286 Response Functions for Uncharged Colloidal Inclusions in Charged Hydrogel Skeletons *Hilll R.J., Mohammadi A.
11:40 00287 Study on Properties of PVC/SBR Blends *$Zohrevand Ahmad, Zare Asghar
12:00 End of Session

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

PSM3Theatre 1

Process Risk Management 1

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

10:00 00294 Ethylene/Polyethylene Hybrid Mixture Explosions *$Amyotte P.R., Marchand N.D.
10:30 00295 Dynamic Failure Assessment using Bayesian Theory *Khan F.I., Kalantarnia M., Hawboldt K.R.
11:00 00296 A Link Between Safety Culture and Safety Management Systems *$Amyotte P.R., Khan F.I.
11:30 00297 Prioritization of Microbial Risks in Foods using Multicriteria Decision Analysis Tools $Daza Donoso C.A., *Davidson V.J., Fazil A., Ruzante J.M.
12:00 End of Session


Fluidization and Multi-Phase Flow 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Arturo Macchi
Chair(s) - Xiaotao Bi, Ben Anthony

10:00 00298 Some Challenges Affecting the Design and Operation of Fluidized Bed Reactors Grace J.R.
10:40 00299 Modeling of Biomass Gasification in Rotating Fluidized Bed Abdollahi Neisiani M., *Chaouki J.
11:00 00300 Characterization of Ultrafine Powder Coatings Krantz M.J., Zhang H., *Zhu J.
11:20 00301 New On-line Technique of Determining Charge Build-Up in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds Sowinski A., *Mehrani P.
11:40 00302 Minimum Fluidization Velocity of Three-Phase Cylindrical and Conical Fluidized Beds Zhou D, *Bi XT, Dong S, Wang HL
12:00 End of Session

RE1British Columbia

Catalysis 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Bryce McGarvey
Chair(s) - Ajay Dalai, Bryce McGarvey

10:00 00303 Catalytic Properties of Nanocrystalline Perovskites Kaliaguine S.
10:40 00304 Modelling Isomerization of 6- to 5-Membered Rings on a Catalyst Surface Mackie I.D., $DiLabio G.A., *Govindhakannan J.
11:00 00305 Ni-Mo2C as an Alternative Catalyst for Selective Ring Opening of Decalin Kotikalapudi C., V S., *Dalai A.K.
11:20 00306 Me/zeolite Catalysts for the Hydroconversion of Aromatic Compounds *Galarraga C. E., $Pereira P. R., Molero H. M., Birss V.
11:40 00307 Carbon Formation on Ni/YSZ SOFC Anodes Exposed to H2-CO Mixtures Alzate Restrepo V., *Hill J.
12:00 End of Session

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