57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007


Polymers

Tuesday AM

POLY1Salon 4

Polymerization Reactions

Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi
Chair(s) - Phillip Choi

10:00 00303 Engineering Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization: Catalysis and Reactor Technology *$Zhu S., Faucher S.
10:40 00304 Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization: Breaking through the High Molecular Weight Barrier Simms R.W., *$Cunningham M.F.
11:00 00305 Miniemulsion Polymerization: An Innovative Approach to Tailoring Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Fonseca G.E., *$Dubé M.A., McKenna T.F.
11:20 00306 Using Cosolvents to Improve Polymer Gel Dosimeters *$McAuley K.B., Csaszar E.S., Koeva V., Schreiner L.J.
11:40 00307 Synthesis of Styrene/Acrylic Acid Random Copolymers by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization Graffe A., Lessard B., *$Maric M.
12:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

POLY2Salon 4

Polymer Processing

Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi
Chair(s) - Costas Tzoganakis

13:40 00442 Micro- and Nano-Processing of Polymer Systems *Kamal M.R.
14:20 00443 Free-Withdrawal Coating with UV-Curing TiO2 Filled Resins - Modeling and Die Design Pope M., Hrymak A.N., Kostanski L.K.
14:40 00444 Morphology Development for Single-Site Ethylene Copolymers Xu H., *$Bellehumeur C.T.
15:00 00445 Visualization of Viscoelastic Drop Deformation and Breakup in Simple Shear Flow *Li H., $Sundararaj U.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00446 Dimensional Stability of Single-Site Ethylene Coplymers Medina A., Xu H., *$Bellehumeur C.T.
16:00 00447 A Comparative Study of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Glass and Natural Fibre Reinforcing Composites *$Panigrahi S., Tripathy A., Panigrahy B.
16:20 00448 Thermal Residual Stress Development for Semi-Crystalline Polymers in Rotational Molding Xu H., *$Bellehumeur C.T.
16:40 00449 Identification and Control of Plasticating Twin Screw Extruder Iqbal M., *Sundararaj U., Shah S.L.
17:00 End of Session

POLYPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00450 Biodiesel: A Green Polymerization Solvent Salehpour S., *Dubé M.A.
17:00 00451 A Computational Study of the Ludwig-Soret Effect on the Thermal-Induced Phase Separation Process in Polymer Solutions Kukadiya S.B., *Chan P.K., $Mehrvar M. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00452 Comparison of Synthetic Routes to Produce Poly(styrene)-Poly(lactide) (PS-PLA) Diblock Copolymers by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization Graffe A., Morton K., Jabbar R., *$Maric M.
17:00 00453 Synthesis of Hydroxyl Terminated Poly(styrene-random-vinylcarbazole) Copolymers by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization Graffe A., Morton K., *$Maric M.
17:00 00454 Improving Consistency and Reliability of a Catalyst Feeding System for Gas-Phase Polyethylene Production *$Shaw B.M.

Wednesday AM

POLY3Salon 4

Polymer Properties

Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi
Chair(s) - Céline Bellehumeur

10:00 00546 Thermal Diffusivity Measurement for Flax Fiber-HDPE Biocomposites *$Panigrahi S., Li X., Tabil L.
10:20 00547 Confined Diffusion of Polyelectrolyte in Nanotubes Gu H., *Zhu S.
10:40 00548 Determination of Gas Diffusivity in Polymers Tendulkar J., Upreti S.R., Lohi A.
11:00 00549 Investigating the Sorption and Diffusion of Aqueous Solutions on the Performance of a Polyurethane Biopolymer Derived from Castor Oil $Mortley A., Bonin H.W., Bui V.T.
11:20 00550 Simplified Model for Prediction of Molecular Weight Distributions in Ethylene-Hexene Copolymers Using Ziegler-Natta Catalysts Thompson D.E., McAuley K.B., McLellan P.J.
11:40 00551 Intermolecular Branch Frequency Distribution Dependence of the Size and Orientations of Lamellae in Single-Site Linear Low-Density Polyethylene Blown Films *$Choi P., Zhang Y., Zhao H., Ho K.
12:00 End of Session


Wednesday PM

POLY4Salon 4

Specialized Polymers

Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi
Chair(s) - Phillip Choi

13:40 00642 Poly(ether block polyamide) Membranes for Gas Separations and Pervaporation Feng X.
14:20 00643 Development of Microporous PVDF Hollow Fibre Membranes for Soluble Gas Absorption Yang A., Young S., $Tontiwachwuthikul P., *deMontigny D.
14:40 00644 Synthesis and Characterization of Stimuli-Responsive Poly[oligo(ethylene glycol) methacrylate]-Block-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Copolymer Brushes on a Flat Surface $Gao S., Feng W., *Zhu S., Brash J.L., Sheardown H.
15:00 00645 Study of the Compatibility between Poly(ethylene oxide)-b-Poly(e-caprolactone) and Two Water Insoluble Drugs Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation Patel S., Lavasanifar A., *$Choi P.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00646 Use of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization to Tune Matrix Properties of Block Copolymer Templates Graffe A., Desai R., Hallen S., *$Maric M.
16:00 00647 Thermoplastic Elastomer Composite made from Recycled Polyethylene, Devulcanized Rubber and Hemp Fibres $Leduc S., González-Núńez R., *Rodrigue D.
16:20 00648 Grafting Polymers from Flat Copper and Nickel Surfaces by Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Chen R., *Zhu S.P., Botton G.
16:40 00649 Imaging of Polymer Flooding Using MRI *Ongsurakul S., Romero-Zerón L., Li L., Balcom B.
17:00 End of Session


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