2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

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

ESS6Les Saisons

Clean Coal and CO2 Capture and Storage 2

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Kourosh Zanganeh
Chair(s) - John Marrone, Peter Douglas

13:40 00323 Carbon Capture and Storage the Next Steps Campbell D.
14:20 00324 A Study on Activity of Calcium Oxide for Capturing CO2 in Clean Coal Energy Applications *$Wang J., Manovic V., Wu Y., Anthony E.J.
14:40 00325 Amine Functionalized Pore-expanded Mesoporous Silica: a CO2 Adsorbent with High Selectivity and Tolerance to Moisture Serna-Guerrero R., *Sayari A.
15:00 00326 CO2 Capture from Gasification Syngas via Cyclic Carbonation / Calcination for a Naturally Occurring Limestone Symonds R.T., Dennis Y.L., Anthony E.J., Macchi A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00327 Molecular Level Measurement on Clathrate Hydrates Formed by CO2/H2 and CO2/H2/C3H8 Gas Mixtures Kumar R., Moudrakovski I., Ripmeester J., *Englezos P.
16:00 00328 Experimental Investigations on Alkali Removal from Simulated Syngases Using a TGA and a Fixed Bed of Solid Sorbents *$He I., Lu D., Hughes R., Anthony E.J.
16:20 00329 Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage in Advanced Materials *Alavi S., $Woo T. K.
16:40 End of Session

ESS10Governor General 1

Energy End Use

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand, Mark Riley, Michael Wiggin
Chair(s) - Eloi Godin, Ken Church

13:40 00330 Challenges to Implementing Innovative Technologies and Practices in CMHC's Equilibrium Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative. Hill D.
14:20 00331 A Model for the Assessment of Energy Utilization by an Urban Centre through Energy and Exergy Analyses Jayasinghe P., *$Mehrotra A.K., Hettiaratchi J.P.A.
14:40 00332 Early Performance of the Drake Landing Solar Community Project Sibbitt B., *McClenahan D., Djebbar R., Reid A., Thornton J.
15:00 00333 A Methodology of Implementation of Absorption Heat Pumps in a Process: Case Study *$Bakhtiari B., Fradette L., Legros R., Paris J.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00334 Importance of Fuel Chemistry Effects on Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition Combustion *Hosseini V., Neill W.S., Checkel M.D.
16:00 End of Session

IB3Governor General 3


Organizer(s) - Christopher Lan
Chair(s) - Denis Groleau, Beatrice Allain

13:40 00335 What Do You Get When You Cross a Polymer With a Bioreactor? The Enhancement of Biotransformations via Molecular Partitioning *$Daugulis A.J.
14:20 00336 Over-expression of Single Domain Antibody Against Clostridium difficile toxin A in Escherichia coli Parisien A., Dorval Courchesne N.M., Hussack G., *$Lan C.Q., Tanha J.
14:40 00337 Production of Citric Acid by Local Isolates Aspergillus niger through Solid State Bioconversion of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunches *$Alam M.Z., Bari M.N., Muyibi S.A., Jamal P., Mamun A.A.
15:00 00338 Optimisation of Fermentation Process for Industrial Bacteriophage Production *$Allain B., Martineau A., Sauvageau D., Cooper D., Johnson R., Mandeville R.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00339 Programming Bacteria for Self-Monitored Dynamic Metabolic Engineering Processes Anesiadis N., Cluett W.R., $Mahadevan R.
16:00 00340 Pichia Pastoris Fermentation for the Cost Effective Mass Production of Recombinant Phytase Tang S., Hastie M., Carriere N., *$Zhang Z.
16:20 00341 Assessing the Industrial Potential of a Cycling Two-Stage Bioreactor System for the Production of Bacteriophages Sauvageau D., Allain B., Mandeville R., $Cooper D.G.
16:40 00342 A New Bioreactor Impeller for Highly Viscous Fermentation Lin Y., Zhang Z., *$Thibault J.
17:00 End of Session

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


Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 2

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

13:40 00351 Engineering Hydrogel-based Protein Delivery to Guide Embryonic Stem Cell (ESC) Differentiation: Development of the Protein Immobilization System Rahman N., Purpura K., Zandstra P., *$Shoichet M.
14:00 00352 Structural Characterization of Soft Materials with Small Angle Neutron Scattering - General Instroduction and New Development at Chalk River Laboratories *$Nieh M.-P., Yamani Z., Kucerka N., Katsaras J.
14:20 00353 Electric-Field-Induced Organization of Poly(ethylene glycol)-Derivatized Phospholipid Bilayer Membranes *Hill R.J., Zhang H.
14:40 00354 Irreversible Immobilization of Fibronectin on a Gold Surface for Controlled Tailoring of Protein-Cell Interaction $Afara N., Azari F., Vali H., Omanovic S.
15:00 00355 Coating of Papers with Modified Starch and Clay/Latex Mixture to Enhance its Antimicrobial Performance $Ziaee Z., *Xiao H. WITHDRAWN
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00356 Response of Endothelial Cells to Statins in a Hemodynamic Environment Rossi J., Rouleau L., Tardif J.-C., *$Leask R.L.
16:00 00357 Dynamics of Heterogeneous Cell Cultures Uncovered by Long-term Live Cell Imaging Moogk D., $Jervis E.
16:20 00358 Bioprocessing of Human Brain Cancer Tumor Tissue Chiang K., Panchalingam K.M., Foltz G., Madan A., *$Behie L.A.
16:40 End of Session

EN7Confederation 3

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil 3

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Murray Gray, Zhenghe Xu

13:40 00359 Application of Mesoporous Pore-Expanded Al-MCM-41 Catalysts for Selective Ring Opening of Polynuclear Hydrocarbons Al-Yassir N., *Sayari AA.
14:00 00360 Mineralogy of Organic-rich Solids from Oil Sands Affecting Processability Mercier P.H.J., Kingston D.M., Kung J., Patatarachao B., Woods J.R., Toll F., Sparks B.D., Kotlyar L.S., McCracken T.
14:20 00361 Effect of Sulphate Doping on c-Al2O3 Supported Hydroprocessing Catalysts Sundaramurthy V., Majak L., *$Dalai A.K., Adjaye J.
14:40 00362 Control of Hydrolysis of Emulsified Salts in Canadian Bitumens Kaur H., *Gray M., $Eaton P.
15:00 00363 Assessing and Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: An Increasing Challenge for the Oil Sands Industry Charpentier A.D., McKellar J.M., *MacLean H.L.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00364 A Study of Metal Sulfide Catalysts for Bitumen Hydrocracking in a Slurry Phase Batch Reactor Rezaei H., Liu X., *$Smith K., Bricker M.
16:00 00365 Thermolysis of Sulphur Compounds to Model H2S Generation in Crude Oil Wickramasinghe D.N., Li N., Luo J., Dettman D.
16:20 00366 Catalytic Gasification of Bitumen Coke Karimi A., *$Gray M.R.
16:40 00367 Paraffinic Solvent Froth Treatment in Oil Sand Processing: Effect of Mixing Speed on the Settling Behaviour of Diluted Froth *$Hristova E, Friesen W, Dabros T
17:00 End of Session

FUN3Governor General 2

Adsorption 3 (In Honour of Douglas M. Ruthven and Jörg Kärger)

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

13:40 00368 Unprecedented Options to Study Diffusion in Zeolites by Monitoring Transient Concentration Profiles Kärger J.
14:20 00369 Simulating Microwave Driven Diffusion in Zeolites *$Auerbach S.M., Santander J., Conner W.C., Jobic H.
14:40 00370 Characterization of the Diffusion Path in Micro- and Meso-porous Materials from ZLC Curves $Huang Q., *Eic M., Xiao H., Kaliaguine S.
15:00 00371 Synthesis of Chiral Mesoporous Silica and its Potential Application to Asymmetric Separation $Sato S., Yokoi T., Kubota Y., *Tatsumi T.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00372 Characterization of Various Catalyst Supports and Petroleum Coke by N2 and CO2 Adsorption Malekshahian M., Capitaine EM. R, Hill J.
16:00 00373 Effect of Pore Expansion and Amine Functionnalization of Mesoporous Silica on CO2 Adsorption Over a Wide Range of Pressure and Temperature Belmabkhout Y, *Sayari A
16:20 End of Session


Bantrel Award for Design and Industrial Practice

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube

15:20 00374 Properties of High Yield Pulps (HYP) and Their Applications to Various Paper Grades Ni Y.
16:00 End of Session

PNM2Provinces 2

Composite Materials 2

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

13:40 00375 The Progress in OLED Development with the Help of Cellulose Nanocomposite Sain M.
14:20 00376 Anomalous Bulk Viscosity of Polymer-Nanocomposite Melts *Hill R.J., Wang M.
14:40 00377 Novel Polymer-Metal Nanowire Nanocomposites for ESD and EMI applications *$Sundararaj U., Al-Saleh M.H., Gelves G.A.
15:00 00378 The Effect of Compatibilizer on the Co-continuity and Nanoclay Dispersion Level of TPE Nanocomposites Based on PP/EPDM $Mirzadeh A., G. Lafleur P., R. Kamal M., *Dubois C.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00379 Synthesis of Three-Arm Star-Shaped Polyethylenes via Ethylene "Living" Polymerization with a Novel Tri-Nuclear Pd-Diimine Catalyst Zhang K, *Ye Z, Subramanian R
16:00 00380 Processing High Melting Polymer Composites (HMP) Reinforced with Natural Fibers for Structural Applications Fotso T.A.S., *$Pagé D.J.Y.S., Sain M., Siqindalai S.
16:20 00381 Steady Electrodiffusion in Hydrogel-Colloid Composites: Macroscale Properties from Microscale Electrokinetics *Hill R.J.
16:40 00382 Minimization of Residual Thermal Stress in a Polymeric Composite Laminate by Optimization of Fiber Orientation Jalali Dil E., *Ghaffarian S. R., $Ghasemi M., Abdolrasouli M. H. WITHDRAWN
17:00 End of Session

PNM7Provinces 1

Polymer Reaction Engineering 1

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Milan Maric, Alex Penlidis
Chair(s) - Robin Hutchinson, Marc A. Dube

13:40 00383 Development of New High Performance Renewably Sourced Polymers *Berg D.A., Miller R.W., Ng H.C., $Kurian J.V.
14:20 00384 The Influence of Bimodal Molecular Weight and Particle Size Distributions on Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Performance Fonseca G.E., McKenna T.F., *$Dubé M.A.
14:40 00385 Studies on Chemical Heterogeneity of Multi-component Polymers: Sequence Length Distributions Jung W., Duever T.A., Penlidis A.
15:00 00386 Aqueous-Phase Free Radical Batch and Semibatch Polymerization of Methacrylic Acid $Santanakrishnan S, *Hutchinson R
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00387 Nitroxide-Mediated Polymerization of Comb-Like Poly[Poly(ethylene glycol) Acrylate] Homopolymers and Block Copolymers Lessard B., *$Maric M.
16:00 00388 Kinetic Studies of Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Polymerization of Styrene with a Unimolecular Initiator Zhou MX, *McManus NT, $Penlidis A
16:20 00389 Characterization of Biomaterials for Water Removal from Ethanol-Water Mixtures Mohame H.M., Oraedu C.C., *Wilson L.D., Niu C.H.
16:40 00390 Comparison of Controlled Radical Polymerization Strategies for the Synthesis of Poly(vinylcarbazole) Hallen S., *$Maric M.
17:00 End of Session

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

PSM4Theatre 1

Process Risk Management 2

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

13:30 00407 Risk-based Approach to Measure Process Safety Khan F.I.
Process Safety Management Award Lecture - J.C.A. Windhorst

14:00 00408 Econo-Technical Influences and Process Safety Management Windhorst J.C.A.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00409 Combustible Dust Explosion Case History *$Pierorazio A.J., Thomas J.K., Kirby D.C., Edel M.T.
16:00 00410 Evaluation of Protective Clothing Materials Saatcioglu T.S., *$Korhan K.T.
16:30 00411 Industrial Health, Safety and Environmental Protection: A Synergetic Approach Tiwari D.P.
17:00 End of Session


Fluidization and Multi-Phase Flow 2

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Arturo Macchi
Chair(s) - Jamal Chaouki, Ibrahim Abba

13:40 00412 CFD Simulation of Bubble Column with Internals *$Laborde-Boutet C., Larachi F., Dromard N.
14:00 00413 Solid Suspension in Mechanically agitated vessels $Jafari R., Tanguy P. A., *Chaouki J.
14:20 00414 Comparision of Methanol Production in Membrane Dual-type Reactor(MR) and Fluidized-bed membrane Dual-type reactor(FBMR) Alizadehhesari K., *Rahimpour M.R.
14:40 End of Session

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