57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007


Chemical Reaction Engineering and Catalysis

Monday AM

CREA1Salon 2

Catalyst Development and Characterization 1

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang
Chair(s) - Hui Wang and Ying Zheng

10:00 00011 Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane over Nanostructured Membrane Catalyst *$Marshall C.L., Mucherie S., Kim H.S., Libera J.A., Elam J.W., Stair P.C.
10:40 00012 Zeolites in Hydrogenation and Hydrocracking Performances of Hydrotreating Catalysts *$Zheng Y., Ding L.H., Yang H., Ring Z.
11:00 00013 Challenges of Modelling the Rearrangement of Cyclohexylium: Implications for Modelling of Zeolite-Catalyzed Processes Mackie I.D., *Govindhakannan J., $DiLabio G.A.
11:20 00014 Addition of Ce Promoter on VPO Catalysts: Impact of Ce on Oxygen Capacity of the Catalyst Godefroy A., Patience G.S. WITHDRAWN
11:40 End of Session

Transfer Time

11:45 All-Conference Event - Awards Luncheon


Monday PM

CREA2Salon 2

Catalyst Development and Characterization 2

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang
Chair(s) - Adesoji Adesina and Ajay Dalai

13:40 00082 A New Externally-Illuminated Photocatalytic Reactor System for the Treatment of Polluted Aqueous Media *$Adesina A.A.
14:20 00083 Intensifying Inter-Phase Mass Transfer in Gas-Liquid Tubular Reactors Azizi F., *$Al Taweel A.M.
14:40 00084 Effects of Thermal Degradation on NOX Storage/Reduction Catalyst Performance AL-Harbi M., *Epling W.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00085 The Effects of Synthesis Parameters on Purity of Zeolite Y. Using Soluble Silicate (Waterglass) as a Silica Source Karami D., *Rohani S.
15:40 00086 Nickel Based Catalytic Systems for Low Temperature Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane (CDRM) Kumar P., *Idem R.
16:00 00087 Investigating Thermal Degradation on a Monolith-Supported Pt/Al2O3 Catalyst Using IR Thermography *Epling W., Shakir O.
16:20 00088 A Quantum Chemical Study of Dealkylation of Propylcyclopentene on a Brønsted Acid Site Kotikalapudi C.M., Govindhakannan J., *Dalai A.K.
16:40 00089 Removal of Hydrogen Sulphide from Gas Streams Using Direct Oxidation over Activated Carbon Azargohar R., *Dalai A.K.
17:00 End of Session

CREAPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00090 Kinetics and Reactor Modeling of a High Temperature Water-Gas-Shift Reaction (WGSR) for Hydrogen Production in Packed Bed Tubular Reactor (PBTR) Kumar P., *Idem R., $Akpan E., Ibrahim H.H., Aboudheir A.
17:00 00091 Modeling Studies of the Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane (CDRM) over a Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 Catalyst in a Fixed Bed Tubular Reactor Kumar P., *Idem R., Ibrahim H.H., $Akpan E., Aboudheir A.
17:00 00092 Kinetic Modeling for CO2-CH4 Reforming over a Ni-Co Bimetallic Catalyst Zhang J., *Wang H., Dalai A.K.
17:00 00093 The Role of Inter-Phase Mass Transfer in Immiscible Liquid-Liquid Reactions Azzizi F., *$Al Taweel A.M.
17:00 00094 Non-Oxidative Conversion of Ethane to Ethylene over Novel Chromium Catalysts Derived from Layered Metal Hydroxide Precursors *Tsyganok A., Sayari A.
17:00 00095 Electro-Catalytic Degradation of Phenol on Several Metal-Oxide Anodes *$Wang Y., Gu B., Zhang X., Xu W. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00096 Intrinsic Kinetics Study of LPDME Process from Syngas over Bi-Functional Catalyst *Moradi G.R., Ahmadpour J., Yaripour F.
17:00 00097 Solid-State Kinetics of Carbon Removal from Deactivated Co-Ni Steam Reforming Catalysts: Effect of Gasifying Agent Alenazey F., Cooper C.G., Elnashaie S.S.E.H., *$Adesina A.A.
17:00 00098 Effect of the Metal Counter-Ion on the Physicochemical Properties and Activity of Co-Based Fischer-Tropsch Catalyst Nguyen T.H., Cooper C.G., *$Adesina A.A.
17:00 00099 Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue Aqueous Solution by Different Synthesized Titanium Dioxide Nanocatalysts *Eslami H., Hashemipour H., $Ranjbar M.
17:00 00100 Dehydration of Methanol to DME Catalyzed by Aluminium Phosphate Catalysts *Yaripour F., $Mohammadi jam S., Atashi H., Mollavali M.
17:00 00101 Synthesis of Dimethyl Ether from Methanol over Solid Acid Catalysts *Yaripour F., $Mohammadi jam M., Atashi H., Mollavali M.
17:00 00102 Catalytic Conversion of Methanol to Dimethyl Ether (DME) over Aluminosilicate Catalysts *Yaripour F., $Mohammadi jam S., Atashi H., Mollavali M.
17:00 00103 Hydrodynamics in a Novel Circulating Turbulent Fluidized Bed $Qi X.-B., Zhu H.-Y., *Zhu J.
17:00 00104 Kinetic Studies of CH4 Decomposition over Supported Co and Ni Catalysts Kim H.C., Li J., Smith K.
17:00 00105 Tar Elimination Using Local Dolomites During the Gasification of Jack Pine Sawdust $Gusta E., *Dalai A.K., Sasaoka E, Uddin M.A., Eswaramoorthi I.
17:00 00106 Modeling and Simulation of Dimethyl Ether Synthesis in a Fixed-Bed Reactor Atashi H., *$Sarvaryan M.
17:00 00107 Synthesis and Characterization of TiO2-SiO2 Mixed Oxide Based Catalysts Using Sol-Gel Method Coupled with Hydrothermal Treatment *Nguyen T.-V., $Nguyen V.-C.
17:00 00108 Decomposition of Excess Sludge by Using Ozone Micro-Bubbles for Phosphorus Recovery Fukaya K., Yasuda K., Yoshimatsu T., *Bando Y., Sugie T., Asai T.
17:00 00109 An Investigation of Optimisation Tools for Modelling a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst Nien T.W., Sola C., *$Hayes R.E., Mmbaga J., Votsmeier M.
17:00 00110 Kinetic and Reactor Modeling of Crude Ethanol Reforming over a Nickel-Based Commercial Catalyst in a Packed-Bed Reactor for Hydrogen Production Akpan E., Akande A., Ibrahim H.H., Aboudheir A., *Idem R.

Tuesday AM

CREA3Salon 2

Reaction Engineering 1

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang
Chair(s) - Lloyd Brown and Hui Wang

10:00 00252 Development of the Sulfur-Iodine Thermochemical Cycles *Brown L.C.
10:40 00253 General Analysis of Isobaric Diffusion in Ceramic Membranes *Hussain A., $Tsotsas E.
11:00 00254 The Kinetics of Hydrogen Production via the Partial Oxidation of Gasoline over a Ni/CeO2 Catalyst in a Packed Bed Tubular Reactor $Ibrahim H.H., *Idem R.
11:20 00255 Hydrodeoxygenation of Phenolic Model Compounds over Dispersed MoS2 Catalysts Yang Y.Q, $Tye C.T, *Smith K.J
11:40 00256 Designing Effective Gas-Liquid Tubular Reactors Podila K., *$Al Taweel A.M.
12:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

CREA4Salon 2

Reaction Engineering 2

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang
Chair(s) - Robert Hayes and Xavier Vitart

13:40 00353 A General Survey of the Potential and Main Issues of Thermochemical Cycles, Sulfur-Iodine Cycle in Particular, for Hydrogen Production Using Nuclear Heat Vitart X., Carles P., Yvon P.
14:20 00354 Liquid-Phase Catalytic Decarboxylation of Naphthenic Acids Yang L., Nelson A.R., Gray M.R.
14:40 00355 Catalytic Radiant Heaters for Fugitive Methane and BTEX Combustion Mannan T.M., Jodeiri N., Mmbaga J., *$Hayes R.E., Wanke S.E.
15:00 00356 Modelling Catalytic Radiant Heaters for Combustion of Fugitive VOC Jodeiri N., Mmbaga J., *Hayes R.E., Mannan T.M., Wanke S.E.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00357 CFD Simulation of a Flat Plate Photocatalytic Reactor in a Serpentine Geometry Jarandehei A., Karimi Golpayegani M., *$De Visscher A.
16:00 00358 A Novel Chemical Cycle of H2S Splitting for H2 Production *$Wang H., Chuang K.T.
16:20 00359 Dry Reforming of Methane by a Dielectric Barrier Discharge $Nsungui A.J., Abatzoglou N., *Gitzhofer F.
16:40 00360 Simulation of a Fluidized-Bed Photocatalytic Reactor Karimi Golpayegani M., Jarandehei A., *$De Visscher A.
17:00 End of Session


Wednesday AM

CREA5Salon 2

Reactor Design

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang
Chair(s) - Todd Pugsley and Jesse Zhu

10:00 00495 Hydrodynamics of Fluidized Bed Reactors *$Pugsley T.
10:40 00496 Kinetic and 2-D Reactor Modeling for Simulation of the Catalytic reduction of NOx over V2O5/TiO2 by the Honey Comb Reactor Dhanushkodi S.R., *$Mahinpey N., Murugan P., Wilson M.
11:00 00497 Application of an Auto-Cyclic Reactor for the Removal of Unburned Methane from Emissions of Natural Gas Engines Zanoletti M., *Klvana D., Kirchnerova J., Perrier M., Guy C.
11:20 00498 Study of Holdup and Solid Propagation Velocity in Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Using Electrical Resistance Tomography (ERT) $Razzak S.A., Barghi S., *Zhu J.
11:40 00499 Segregation of Gas-Polyethylene Fluidized Bed with Broad Size Distribution Zhang Q.Z., Chen J.W., Kantzas A., Bellehumeur C.T.
12:00 End of Session


Wednesday PM

CREA6Salon 2

Reactor Design and Catalytic Processes

Organizer(s) - Hui Wang
Chair(s) - Craig McKnight and Hui Wang

13:40 00590 Aspects of Industrial Reaction Engineering: Fluid Dynamics, Reaction Kinetics, and Catalysis *McKnight C.A., Hackman L.P.
14:20 00591 Study of the Effect of Distributor Partial Blockage on the Overall Mixing in a Fluidized Bed Using Electrical Capacitance Tomography *Karimipour S., Pugsley T.
14:40 00592 Design and Performance Evaluation of a Heterogeneous Solid/Liquid Batch Reactor for Production of Zirconium Nitrate Feed for Extraction Asnani C.K., Ravikanth M.V.S.R., Arasu S.T., Nandi D., Jayaraj R.N.
15:00 00593 Development of Airlift Bubble Column with Immobilizing Carrier of Carbonized Textile for Biological Nitrogen Removal in Wastewater Yoshimatsu T., Yasuda K., *Bando Y.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00594 Esterification Kinetics of Stigmasterol with Maleic Anhydride Catalysed by p-Toluenesulphonic Acid *$Xu W., Ji M., Cao Y., Wang Y., Wang Y. WITHDRAWN
16:00 00595 Kinetics of Toluene Hydrogenation on Modified c-Al2O3 Supported Catalysts with H2 Spillover *Boateng K.A., $Hill J.M.
16:20 00596 Process Intensification Using Solid Phosphoric Acid Catalysis de Klerk A.
16:40 End of Session


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