2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Wednesday AM

PLE3Confederation 1

Plenary Lecture 3 - RS Jane Memorial Award

Organizer(s) - Handan Tezel

RS Jane Memorial Award Lecture

08:30 00415 Multiphase Computational Fluid Dynamics: A new tool to aid in scale up of chemical processes Nandakumar K.
09:30 End of Session

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

ESS3Theatre 3

Bio-Energy Technologies 3

Organizer(s) - John Marrone, Brian Farnand
Chair(s) - Brian Farnand, Randy Goodfellow

10:00 00422 Techno-Economic Analysis of Various Energy Saving Recovery Schemes in Bio-Ethanol Production Haelssig J.B., Tremblay A.Y., Thibault J.
10:20 00423 An Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study of N-Butanol Combustion *$Sarathy S.M., Thomson M.J.
10:40 00424 Competitive Ethanol Adsorption: Equilibrium and Dynamic Multi-solute Adsorption Behaviour Jones R.A., Poupore J., *Tezel F.H., Thibault J.
11:00 00425 Assessment of Agricultural and Industrial Anaerobic Digestion Potential in Canada *$Saville B.A., Duff B., Barclay J.
11:20 00426 Characteristics of Bio-oil Produced from Wheat Straw Pyrolysis Mani T., *$Mahinpey N., Murugan P.
11:40 00427 Effects of Different Loadings Co,Ru and K on Physico-Chemical Properties and Performance of Carbon nanotubes supported cobalt FTS Catalysts Trepanier M., Tavasoli A., *Dalai A.K., Abatzoglou N.
12:00 End of Session

ESS13Les Saisons

Nuclear: Advanced Design and Waste Management

Organizer(s) - Laurence Leung, Pierre Wong
Chair(s) - Pierre Wong

10:00 00428 Nuclear Renaissance: Why and Why Now? *$Bradley K.J.
10:40 00429 The Generation IV National Program - Long-term Nuclear Energy R&D in Canada Brady D.P., *Quinn S.L., Sadhankar R.
11:20 00430 How AECL-CRL Will Scope Out Its Future Waste Characterization Needs Chan N., Csullog G.
11:40 00431 Thermal Energy Distribution Strategies for Nuclear Hydrogen Production *$Sherman S.R.
12:00 End of Session

ESS12Alberta

Fuel Cells

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube
Chair(s) - Elena Baranova

10:00 00432 A Multiphysics Analysis of an Alternative Fuel Solid Oxide Fuel Cell *Monder D., Vorontsov V., Luo J., Chuang K.T., $Nandakumar K.
10:20 00433 Multi-Component Gas Analysis for Novel Gas Diffusion Layers in PEM Fuel Cells Blanco M., *$Wilkinson D.P., Wang H., Liu S.
10:40 00434 Capacitance Revisited Kirk D.W.K., *Hu S.C.H., $Graydon J.G., Jia C.Q.J.
11:00 00435 Synergistic Effects of Ni1-xCox-YSZ Cermet SOFC Anodes for Direct Oxidation of Hydrogen and Methane Fuels Containing H2S *$Giorgi J.B., Grgicak C.M., Pakulska M.M., O'Brien J.S.
11:20 00436 Performance of Direct Carbon Fuel Cell (DCFC) Kouchachvili L., Ikura M.
11:40 End of Session

IB4Theatre 2

Microalgal Biotechnology and Other Novel Bioprocessing Technologies 1

Organizer(s) - Christopher Lan
Chair(s) - Jinsheng Wang, Nathalie Dubois-Calero, Quak Foo Lee

10:00 00437 Toward the Biological Design and Large-Scale use of Novel Microalgae in Industrial Applications Espie G.
10:40 00438 Synthesis of Phycocyanin in Heterotrophic High-Cell Density Cultures of the Microalga Galdieria Sulphuraria Eriksen NT
11:00 00439 Optimization of Medium for Lipid Production by Green Alga Neochloris oleoabundans Wang B., Lan C.
11:20 00440 Enzymatic Biodiesel Production in Ionic Liquids Ruzich N.I., *Bassi A.S.
11:40 00441 Kinetic and Equilibrim Modeling of Lead Biosorption by Ca-pretreated Biomass of Marine Algae Padina Pavonia from Aqueous Phase *Majdiyan A., $Nikazar M., Vahabzadeh F.
12:00 End of Session

EN3Confederation 3

Oil and Gas 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Pat Hughes, Zhenghe Xu

10:00 00442 Factors Affecting Fouling in Black Liquor Evaporators Hajiha H.H. WITHDRAWN
10:20 00443 Marine Transportation of CNG Issues in Loading and Unloading Operations *Beronich E. L., A. Abdi M., Hawboldt K.
10:40 00444 High Temperature Air Combustion (HITAC) for Industrial Applications *$Hughes P. M., Lacelle R. J., Idris A., Legere M., Percy D., Wong J., Parameswaran T.
11:00 00445 Antifreeze Protein Activities and Gas Hydrate Formation Susilo R., Gordienko R., Ripmeester J.A., Englezos P., Walker V.K.
11:20 00446 Pyrolysis and Combustion Behavior of Fosterton Oil Murugan P., *$Mahinpey N., Mani T.
11:40 00447 Non-Invasive Monitoring of Filtration in Trickle-Bed Reactors Hamidipour M., *Larachi F., Ring Z.
12:00 End of Session

FUN11Governor General 1

Separation Processes 3

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

10:00 00448 The Mass Transfer of Essential Oils in Steam Distillation of Various Leaves *$Mindaryani A., Nugraha K.A., Dewi E.K., Budiwiyanto U., Sutrisno J., Hidayat Y.
10:20 00449 Use of TRIZ Method to Develop Inventive Solutions in Chemical Engineering Process Design Rygas T.P.
10:40 00450 Study of Engineering Principles of Extraction of Thymol from Trachyspermum ammi Joshi Hemendra, *$Gujar Jotiram, Wagh Shrikant, Gaikar Vilas
11:00 00451 A Rigorous Analysis of Facilitated Transport via Reaction-Diffusion in a Membrane Azhin M., *Kaghazchi T., Rahmani M.
11:20 End of Session

FUN6Governor General 3

Fluid Dynamics 2

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

10:00 00452 Maldistribution of Gas-Solid Flows through Parallel Identical Paths Masnadi M.S., Grace J.R., Bi X.
10:20 00453 Investigation of the Applicability of Newly Proposed Correlations for Coaxial Mixers Farhat M., Fradette L., *Tanguy P.A., Yatomi R.
10:40 00454 Influence of Capillary and Electrostatic Forces on the Powder Rheology Léonard G., *Abatzoglou N.
11:00 00455 Experimental Calculation of Permeability Reduction of Porous Medium by Asphaltene Precipitation in Crude Oil Systems *Khaksar Manshad A., Ashoori S., Edalat M.
11:20 End of Session

FUN15British Columbia

Transport Processes

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani
Chair(s) - Jules Thibault

10:00 00456 Instability of Non-Stoichiometric Chemically Reactive Miscible Slice in Porous Media *Hejazi S.H., $Azaiez J.
10:20 00457 A Convective/Dispersive Model to Predict the Concentration of Ultradispersed Solid Particles in Viscous Media through the Cross-section of Horizontal Cylindrical Channels *Loria H., $Pereira-Almao P., Scott C.
10:40 00458 Novel Continuous Biodrying Reactor: Principles, Screening Experiments and Results $Navaee-Ardeh S., Tchoryk C., Tolnai B., Bertrand F., *Stuart P.R.
11:00 00459 Optical Tweezing Microelectrophoresis: Polymer Adsorption and Reconformation Dynamics on a Single Microsphere *Hill R.J., van van Heiningen J.A.
11:20 00460 Numerical Experimentation of Crevice Corrosion $Kennell G.F.S., *Evitts R.W.
11:40 00461 Viscous Fingering in Displacements Involving Emulsions Enjamoori S., Azaiez J., Maini B.
12:00 End of Session

FUN7Governor General 2

Heat and Mass Transfer 1

Organizer(s) - Poupak Mehrani, Paul Watkinson
Chair(s) - Paul Watkinson

10:00 00462 Scale-up Effects on Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics in Bubble Columns *Prakash A., Jhawar A.K.
10:20 00463 Local Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamic Studies in a Gas-Solid Fluidized Bed with Fast Response Probe Pisters K., *Prakash A.
10:40 00464 Heat Transfer and Local Hydrodynamics at the Wall of a Turbulent Fluidized Bed Stefanova A., Bi H.T., Lim J.C., Grace J.R.
11:00 00465 Deposit Formation during Heating of a Pulp Mill Effluent Watkinson A.P., *Li Y.H.
11:20 00466 Boiling of non-Newtonian Nanofluids Soltani S., *Etemad S.Gh., Thibault J.
11:40 00467 Hear Transfer of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids through Double Pipe Heat Exchanger Safari S., *Etemad S.Gh., Thibault J.
12:00 End of Session

PNM9Confederation 2

Polymers General

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube
Chair(s) - Milan Maric

10:00 00468 Facile Deposition of Au nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes and their use as Electrocatalysts Shi Y., Yuet P.K.
10:20 00469 Study and Characterization of Sonochemically Prepared Silver-Silica Nanocomposite *Halladj R., $Askari S. WITHDRAWN
10:40 00470 Effect of Compatabilizer and Clay Content on Microstructure Development of LLDPE/organoclay Nanocomposite Abdol Rasouli M., *Nazokdast H., $Jalali Dil E.
11:00 00471 Simulation of High Density Polyethylene Polymerization Using Ziegler-Natta Catalyst in Slurry Phase Jalali Dil E., *Vatankhah M., $Naderpour N., Kanani Z. WITHDRAWN
11:20 00472 One-Pot Synthesis of Low-Viscosity Hyperbranched Polyethylenes Tethered Predominantly with Pendant Acryloyl Functionalities by Chain Walking Copolymerizations of Ethylene with a Diacrylate Comonomer at Elevated Concentrations Morgan S., *Ye Z., Zhang K., Subramanian R.
11:40 00473 Infra-red Drying of Polymer Solutions Zia-ul M., *Dhib R., $Dahman Y.
12:00 End of Session

PNM10Provinces 2

Thin films 1

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Abdellah Ajji
Chair(s) - Shiv Goyal, Abdellah Ajji

10:00 00474 Synthesis and Morphology Characterization of Dye Labeled Core-Shell Nanoparticles used for FRET Studies $Felorzabihi N., Froimowicz P., Bardajee G.R., *Winnik M.A.
10:20 00475 Pulsed Electron Deposition of Titanium Silicon Carbide: Fabrication Jin N., *$Henda R., Barsoum M.
10:40 00476 Pulsed Electron Deposition of Titanium Silicon Carbide: Characterization Jin N., *$Henda R., McDonald A.
11:00 00477 Simultaneous Determination of Layer Thickness and Composition In Complex Multi-Layer Samples with FP-Multi Software and X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry *$Song W.Y., Zheng J.G., Li Y.
11:20 00478 Polyethylene/Polypropylene Multilayer and Nanocomposite Films: Some Process-Structure-Performance Relationships *$Ajji A., Zhang X.
11:40 End of Session

PNM3Provinces 1

Membrane Materials

Organizer(s) - Marc Dube, Ashwani Kumar, Xianshe Feng
Chair(s) - Ashwani Kumar, Xianshe Feng

10:00 00479 Studies on Poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) Positively Charged Composite Membranes for Nanofiltration Du R., Huck P.M., Peldszus S., Feng X., Chakma A., Zhao J.
10:20 00480 Rheological Properties of Chitosan-Based Solutions in Relation with Electrospinnability Pakravan Lonbani M., *Heuzey M.C., Ajji A.
10:40 00481 Small Angle Neutron Scattering Study on Comb-Shaped Fluorocrabon Copolymer as a Proton Exchange Memebrane (PEM) *$Nieh M.-P., Guiver M. D., Kim D. S., Ding J., Norsten T.
11:00 00482 Butanol Separation from Dilute Aqueous Solutions by Pervaporation using PEBA Membranes Fouad E.A., *Feng X.
11:40 End of Session

PSM6Theatre 1

Safeguarding Design

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

10:00 00483 The role of the IEC 61511 Standard to Support Functional Safety Management in the Process Industries Ramirez E.
10:30 00484 Harmonization of Safeguarding Devices: The Safeguarding Drawing Wong D.
11:00 00485 Hazard Reviews fro Facility Design: Pointers for Implementation Marta M.
11:30 00486 Process Safety Management and the Interface between Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Windhorst J.
12:00 End of Session

RE2Quebec

Catalysis 2

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

10:00 00487 Sulphur Relese from Diesel Exhaust NOX Trap Catalysts Kisinger D., *$Epling W.
10:20 00488 Experimental Determination of Species Consumption in Diesel Oxidation Catalysts as a Function of Inlet Conditions Irani K., *$Epling W., Blint R.
10:40 00489 Experimental Study of the Kinetics of Methane Catalytic Cracking for H2 Production Amin A, Croiset E, Epling B
11:00 End of Session


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