57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007


Monday PM

BIOT2Salon 6

Stem Cell Bioprocessing

Organizer(s) - Arin Sen
Chair(s) - Alain Garnier and Michael Kallos

13:40 00057 Expansion of Human Breast Epithelial Stem Cells and Breast Cancer Stem Cells in Suspension Bioreactors Panchalingam K.M., Youn B.S., Shemanko C.S., Sen A., *$Behie L.A.
14:00 00058 Comparing the Capacity of Adult Human Pancreas and Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal-Type Cells to Differentiate into an Insulin Producing Phenotype Ratanshi I., Jung S., Behie L.A., *$Sen A.
14:20 00059 Osteogenic Differentiation of Murine Embryonic Stem (mES) Cells in Suspension Bioreactors Alfred R.K., Cormier J.T., zur Nieden N.I., Rancourt D.E., *$Kallos M.S.
14:40 00060 Expansion of Human Muscle Precursor Cells in Serum-Free Medium Parent V.A., Sancen-Chaparro L.E., Wali Z., Lemieux L., Tremblay J.P., *Garnier A.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00061 Systems-Level Analysis and Mathematical Modelling of Intercellular Signalling Networks Regulating Hematopoietic Stem Cell Expansion In Vitro *Kirouac D.C., Madlambayan G.M., Yu M., Ito C., $Zandstra P.W.
15:40 00062 Development of a High-Throughput Stirred Suspension System for the Culture of Embryonic Stem Cells Millar V.F., Rancourt D.E., *$Kallos M.S.
16:00 00063 A Novel Method to Control Differentiating Human Embryonic Stem Cell (hESC) Aggregate Size and Composition: Effects on Cardiomyocyte Development Bauwens C.L., Peerani R., Niebrugge S., Kolodziejska K., Husain M., $Zandstra P.W.
16:20 00064 Expansion of Human Brain Tumour Initiating Cells (BTICs) to Identify New Therapeutics for Brain Cancer Treatment Chiang C.K., Youn B.S., Sen A., Dirks P.B., *$Behie L.A.
16:40 End of Session

BREF2Salon 11

Biofuels

Organizer(s) - David Bressler and William McCaffrey
Chair(s) - William McCaffrey

13:40 00065 Enhanced Bio-Ethanol Production via Adsorption: Mass Transfer Modelling and Recovery Techniques Jones R., *Tezel F.H., Thibault J.
14:00 00066 A Chemical Kinetic Mechanism for Biobutanol Combustion *$Sarathy S.M., Thomson M.J.
14:20 00067 Effect of Ethanol Concentration in the Uncatalysed Solvent Pulping of Salix schwerinii Macfarlane A.L., Farid M.M., Chen J.J.J., Lough T.J.
14:40 00068 Study on the Bioethanol Production from Rice Straw $Sakoda A., Mochidzuki K., Sato N., *Phan D.T., Ngo D.M., Cao D.K.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00069 Pyrolytic Conversion of Lipid Feeds for Biofuel and Chemical Production Kirkwood K.M., Maher K.D., Gray M.R., *$Bressler D.C.
15:40 00070 Fischer-Tropsch for Green Diesel Synthesis Using Plasma-Synthesized Nanocatalysts: Preliminary Results Blanchard J., Eslahpazir Esfandabadi R., Oudghiri-Hassani H., Gitzhofer F., *Abatzoglou N.
16:00 00071 Effect of Co-Feeding Oxygenates in Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units *$Atias J.A. WITHDRAWN
16:20 00072 Enzymatic Biodiesel Production in Ionic Liquids Ruzich N., *Bassi A.S.
16:40 00073 Biodiesel Production in a Membrane Reactor Using Methanol Recycling Cao P., *DubÚ M.A., $Tremblay A.Y.
17:00 End of Session

BREFPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - David Bressler and William McCaffrey

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00074 Hydrogen from Agricultural Biomass: A Review from a Prairie Prospective Rajakumar B., *Panigrahi S.

CEED1Salon 1

Process Design and Analysis: Industrial Perspectives and Case Studies/Visual Presentation of Core Concepts

Organizer(s) - Suzanne Kresta
Chair(s) - Suzanne Kresta and Tom Marlin

13:40 00075 An Industrial Perspective on Statistics: Case Studies to Motivate Learning Kresta J.V., Wong A.G.
14:20 00076 To Achieve Robust Process Design, Build in Operability Marlin T.E.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00077 Seeing and Understanding Climate Change with Computers and Candles Mahaffy P.G.
16:00 00078 Designing Teaching Materials for Visual Learners *$Kresta S.M.
16:20 00079 Industrial Best Practices: Things You Can't Learn from a Journal Paper *$Kresta S.M.
16:40 General Discussion

17:00 End of Session

CEEDPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Suzanne Kresta

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00080 Correlations for the Effective Transport Parameters in a Fixed Bed Reactor at Elevated Pressure Al-Meshragi M., *Ibrahim H.G.
17:00 00081 Computer Aided Product Design and Development for Peroxide Based Disinfectants *$Omidbakhsh N., Duever T., Elkamel A., Reilly P.

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 Br°nsted 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.

FUEL2Salon 9

SOFC 1

Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Viola Birss and Franšois Gitzhofer

13:40 00111 Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: How Low Can You Go? Tuller H.L.
14:20 00112 Nanostructured Materials for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (IT-SOFCs) Traversa E.
14:40 00113 Recent Progress in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials Research *$Thangadurai V.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00114 Relating Performances to Microstructures of SOFC Composite Electrodes: A Three-Dimensional Modeling Approach Wen X., Ali A., *Nandakumar K., Chuang K.T.
15:40 00115 Exploring the Oxygen Reduction Reaction at the SOFC LSM/YSZ Cathode Interface Using Impedance Modelling Kenney B., *$Karan K.
16:00 00116 Active Triple Phase Boundary Measurement Using Focus Ion Beam Tomography Rivard T., *Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
16:20 00117 1-D Dynamic Modeling of SOFC with Analytical Solution for Reacting Gas Flow Problem $Qi Y., *Huang B., Luo J.L.
16:40 00118 A Nanoscale Cathode for YSZ Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Operation at 600║C *$Sarkar P., Richardson M., Yamarte L., Johanson L.
17:00 End of Session

FUND3Salon 7

Computational Fluid Dynamics/Separation Processes

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano

13:40 00119 Fictitious Domain Methods for Real Fluid Flow Problems *$Bertrand F.
14:00 00120 Nonlinear Plane-Poiseuille Flow Ashrafi N.
14:20 00121 Nonlinear Taylor-Couette Flow: A Model for Synovial Fluid Flow Ashrafi N.
14:40 00122 CFD Simulation of Oxygen Transfer in ALR *$Al Taweel A.M., Appasani P., Koksal M., Ghanem A., Dabros T.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00123 Steam Fingering in Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage Gotawala D., *Gates I.D.
15:40 00124 Effect of Carrier Gas Flow on Behavior of Liquid Droplets Produced by Ultrasonic Atomization Matsuoka A., Yasuda K., *Bando Y., Kawase Y.
16:00 00125 The Effects of Sand and Water Quality on Heavy Oil Emulsion Droplet Sizes and Stability During Turbulent Mixing *$Angle C.W., Hamza H.A., Dabros T.
16:20 00126 Determination of the Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) of Kerman Bentonites by Methylene Blue and Copper Ethylenediamine Complex Adsorption *Hosseini S., $Tahmooreci M.
16:40 00127 A New Approach to Re-Refine the Used Engine Oil. Using the Solvent Blend of n-Butyl Alcohol, Ethyl Methyl Ketone and Isopropyl Alcohol *Gautam A., Bhaskarwar A.N.
17:00 End of Session

FUND4Salon 5

Thermodynamics/Simulation and Modeling/General

Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano
Chair(s) - Sultana Syeda

13:40 00128 Vapor Pressure and Critical Constants Prediction Method for Heavy Hydrocarbons *Nji G.N., $Svrcek W.Y., Yarranton H.Y., Satyro M.A.
14:00 00129 Correlation of Binary VLE by GE Models: Comparision of Four Unconstrained Optimization Methods Andra R.P., Josyula S., Ayyalasomayajula A.K.
14:20 00130 C3 and C4 Recovery in Absorption/Stripping Type Gas Plant *$Habibi S., Nava J.
14:40 00131 Design of a Fluidized Bed Reactor for Whitewater Contaminant Removal Loranger E., $Daneault C., *Chabot B.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00132 Stability of Air Jets in Liquids *Syeda S.R., $Ansery A.M.
15:40 00133 Distillation Characteristics of Rotating Packed Beds for Different Structures *$Li X.P., Liu Y.Z., Wang J.W., Li J.H.
16:00 00134 Studying Behavior of Coated Titanium Anodes in a Corrosive Solution Abniki F., *Bakhshi E. WITHDRAWN
16:20 00135 Choosing Best Perforation Method for Reduction of Completion Costs *$Zadakbar O., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
16:40 End of Session

GHGC2Salon 10

Panel Discussion - Policy and Regulations

Organizer(s) - Nader Mahinpey
Chair(s) - Jon Gibbins and Malcolm Wilson

13:40 00136 Capture and Storage, a Solution or a Dream? *$Wilson M.
PANELISTS

John Gale

Bob Mitchell

Andy Ridge

15:00 End of Session

GHGC3Salon 10

Panel Discussion - Industry Needs

Organizer(s) - Nader Mahinpey
Chair(s) - Jon Gibbins and Malcolm Wilson

15:20 00137 Carbon Capture and Storage: The Ten Year Challenge *Gibbins J.R.
PANELISTS

Tony Espie

Lionel Kambeitz

Bob Stobbs

Michael Whitehouse

17:00 End of Session

GHGCPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Nader Mahinpey

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00138 Get Electricity from the Flare by Flare Gas Recovery *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00139 Flaring and Flare Gas Recovery in Iran *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00140 Increase EOR by Flare Gas Recovery *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00141 Determination of Amine Species in MEA-CO2-H2O System by NMR Spectroscopy: Modification of the Model of Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (VLE) *Fan G.-J., Idem R., Tontiwachwuthikul P., Wee A.G.H.

IMPQ2Salon 3

Oil Contaminated Waters

Organizer(s) - Gordon Hill
Chair(s) - Bruce Peachey

13:40 00142 Kinetics of Bioremediation of a Model Naphthenic Acid Compound *$Paslawski J.C., Hill G.A., Nemati M., Headley J.V.
14:00 00143 Micellar-Enhanced Ultrafiltration Utilizing Naturally Occurring Surfactants for the Removal of Organic Contaminants from Produced Water Deriszadeh A., Harding T.G., Husein M.M.
14:20 00144 Water Challenges and Reclamation Options Facing Surface Mining Oil Sands Operations in Northeastern Alberta *$MacKinnon M.D.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00145 Physical Remediation of Heavy Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil *$Nikakhtari H., Kumar P., Nemati M., Hill G.A.
15:40 00146 Surface Charge and Microbial Attachment to Model Crude Oil/Electrolyte Emulsions Warne Zoueki C., *Tufenkji N., $Ghoshal S.
16:00 00147 Bioremediation of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons under Fe(III)-Reducing Conditions Ramsay J.A.
16:40 00148 Wet Air Oxidation of Benzene Enhanced by Phenol Abussaud B., Berk D., Kubes G.
17:00 End of Session

IMPQPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Gordon Hill

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00149 Influence of Sulphate Concentration on Desulfurization of Dibenzothiophene by Rhodococcus rhodochrous (NRRL B-2149) *$Santos E.S., Soares Jr. A.B., Gurgel Y.K.P., Chagas B.M.E., Domingos T.B., Macedo G.R.
17:00 00150 Environmental Current Status in Shrimp Culture and Basa Catfish Culture in Mekong Delta ( Vietnam) and Solutions Nguyen Van P., *Dang Vu Bich H., Nguyen Thi Thanh P., Dang Ngoc Bich L.

MASL2Salon 8

General 2 (joint with OSND2)

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu
Chair(s) - Brian Doucette and Murray Gray

13:40 00151 Surface Characteristics of Selected Two Layer Silicate Minerals *$Miller J.D., Nalaskowski J., Abdul B., Hao D.
14:00 00152 Gel Transition in Silica Nanoparticle/Kaolinite Suspensions *$Walz J.Y., Baird J.C.
14:20 00153 Surface Tension Dependence on Elevation in a Gravitational Field and its Implications in Line Tension Estimation Voitcu O., *$Elliott J.A.W.
14:40 00154 The Cell Model Approach in Electrodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Colloid Science Zholkovskiy E.K., Masliyah J.H.
15:00 Coffee Break
Chair(s) - Barry Bara and Subir Bhattacharjee

15:20 00155 Asymmetric Polymer Bridging between Starch-Coated Colloidal Particles and Pulp Fibers by Cationic Polyacrylamide van de Ven T.G.M., Poraj-Kozminski A,, Hill R.J.
15:40 00156 Non-Uniform Distribution of Gas-Flow through Identical Cyclones in Parallel *Grace J.R., Cui H., Hackman L., McKnight C.
16:00 00157 Liquid Transport in Multi-Layer and Coalescing Froths $Ireland P.M., Jameson G.J.
16:20 00158 Influence of the Bubble Kinetic Energy on its Bouncing During Collisions with Various Interfaces Zawala J., Krasowska M., Malysa K., Dabros T.
16:40 00626 Water-in-Oil Emulsions Stabilized by Asphaltenes, Resins, Naphthenic Acids, Naphthenates and their Mixtures Kilpatrick P.K.
17:00 End of Session

MASLPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Heather Dettman, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00159 Role of Initial Placement of Surfactants on their Adsorption to Heptane-Water Interfaces: Molecular Dynamics Simulations *Kuznicki T., Bhattacharjee S., Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00160 Dependence of the Thermodynamic Stability of Axisymmetric Capillary Bridges on the Solid Geometry *$Elliott J.A.W., Voitcu O.
17:00 00161 Molecular Modelling of the Wetting Behaviour of Model Bitumen Molecules on Silica Surfaces Wang X., *$Choi P.

MINP2Salons 15/16

Froth Flotation 2

Organizer(s) - Qi Liu
Chair(s) - Shaoxian Song and Marek Pawlik

13:40 00162 Frother Functions in Flotation: Some Observations Derived from Images Finch J.A., Nesset J.E., Acuna C.
14:20 00163 Improving the Benefication of Mineral Fines by Floc-Flotation Process *$Song S., Lopez-Valdivieso A.
14:40 00164 The Effect of Polyethylene Oxide on the Separation Efficiency between Chalcopyrite and Quartz Gong J., Jang H., Peng Y., Ourriban M., Yeung A., *Liu Q.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00165 Flotation of High-Iron Phosphate Ores Nanthakumar B., Pawlik M.
15:40 00166 Suppression of Pyrite During the Flotation of Sphalerite by an N-Arylhydroxamic Acid Collector Hamilton D., Zebroff J., Natarajan R., *Nirdosh I.
16:00 00167 An Investigation of Depression about Niobite and Dolomite Ren H., Ji F.F., Song G.L., Xu Z.
16:20 00168 Selection of Stirrerd Speed for Improved Mineral Liberation Klein B., *Parry J., $Lin D., Roufail R.
16:40 00169 An XPS Study of Brunswick Mine Sulphide Ore Subjected to Microwave Treatment Pratt A., *Orumwense A.O.
17:00 End of Session

MINPPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Qi Liu

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00170 Comparison of the Performance of Different Impeller-Tank Configurations for Solids Suspension *$Kukukova A., Kresta S.M.
17:00 00171 Processing of the Clear Hills Ironstone Kerr P.G., Liu Q., Etsell T.H.

NANO2Riverview

Synthesis, Properties and Characterization of Nanomaterials 2

Organizer(s) - Dave Mitlin
Chair(s) - Dave Mitlin

13:40 00172 TEM of Nanoparticles *$Carter C.B., Nowak J.D., Basu J., Ravishankar N., Ramachandran D.
14:20 00173 Electrodeposition of Tin-Rich, Tin-Gold Eutectic Solders for Optoelectronic Applications Watt C., Tang W., He A., Liu Q., *$Ivey D.G.
14:40 00174 Optimization and Generalization of Effective Parameters for Production of High-Quality Carbon Nanotubes Malek Abbaslou R.M., *Dalai A.K.
15:00 00663 Chemistry of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes *$Wang║ Y.A.
15:20 00175 Neutron Reflectometry - A Unique Tool to Characterize the Chemical Structure of Thin Films Fritzsche║ H., Saoudi M., Yager K.G., Tanchak O.M., Barrett C.J., Luber E., Haagsma J., Mitlin D.
15:40 00176 Understanding Plastic Co-Deformation in Metallic Nanocomposites *$Sinclair║ C.W.
16:00 00177 Hydrogen Sorption Properties and the Microstructure of Mg-Al Alloys and of MgH2-Carbon Nanotube Composites *$Mitlin D., Danaie M., Haagsma J., Shalchi B., Ophus C., Luber E., Radmilovic V., Dahmen U.
16:20 00178 Low Temperature Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition *$Yang Q., Tang Y., Yi W.W., Yang S.L., Li Y.S.
16:40 00179 Plasma Enhanced CVD Growth of Diamond Film on Various Alloy Substrates *$Li Y., Xiao C., Hirose A., Tang Y., Yang Q.
17:00 00180 Synthesis of Tungsten and Tungsten Oxide Nanorod Films with High Purity in a Hot Filament Reactor *Yang Q., $Chen W., Xiao C., Hirose A., Li Y.-s.
17:20 End of Session

NANOPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Dave Mitlin

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00181 An Innovative Method to Reduce Percolation Threshold of Carbon Black Filled Immiscible Polymer Blends Al-Saleh M.H., *$Sundararaj U.
17:00 00182 Nickel Nanoparticles with Green Chemistry Carkner A., *$Berk D.
17:00 00183 Nano Architectures for Fuel-Cell Applications Taylor J.M., *Shimizu G.K.H.
17:00 00184 Crystalline Nanoporous Coordination Solids for Gas Storage Applications Liang J., *Shimizu G.K.H.

OSND2Salon 8

General 2 (joint with MASL2)

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu
Chair(s) - Brian Doucette and Murray Gray; Barry Bara and Subir Bhattacharjee

See Celebration of the Contributions of Jacob Masliyah - MASL1

17:00 End of Session

OSNDPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Heather Dettman, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00185 Improving Vacuum Gas Oil HydroTreating Operation via a Lumped Dynamic Simulation Modeling Approach Remesat D.
17:00 00186 Inside-Out Design Approach Improves Distillation Design and Operation from Air Separation to Upgrading Remesat D.
17:00 00187 Role of Bicarbonates in Bitumen Extraction from Poor Processing Oil Sand Ores Zhao H., Xu Z., *Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00188 A Holistic Improvement in Oil Sands Processing - Mission Impossible? Long J., Li H., Xu Z., *Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00189 The Impact of Asphaltene Aggregate Size on Coke Deposition on a Commercial Hydroprocessing Catalyst Zhao B., *Shaw J.M.
17:00 00190 Bitumen Interfacial Studies at Toluene-Water Interface: Effect of De-Emulsifiers on Film Stability Mahavadi S.C., Xu Z., $Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00191 Formation and Stability of Rag Layer in Bitumen Froth Saadatmand M., *Yarranton H.W.
17:00 00192 Understanding the Effect of Weathering on Oil Sands Processability $Ren S., Long J., Zhao H., Xu Z., *Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00193 Stability of Water-in-Diluted Bitumen Emulsions *Gao S., $Moran K., Xu Z., Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00194 Phase Transitions in Asphaltenes Using Temperature Moldulated Differential Scanning Calorimetery (TMDSC) Tran K., *Maham Y., Shaw J.M.
17:00 00196 Effect of Naphthenic Acids on Interfacial Films and Stability of Water-in-Oil Emulsions Stabilized by Asphaltenes *Baydak E.N., Yarranton H.W., Moran K.
17:00 00197 Impact of Solvent Addition in Oil Sand Ore on Bitumen Recovery and Froth Quality Harjai S., *Masliyah J.H., Xu Z.
17:00 00198 Simulation of Oil Sand Conditioning During Hydrotransport: Gas Dispersion Podila K., *$Al Taweel A.M., Koksal M., Troshko A., Gupta Y.P.
17:00 00199 Simulation of Oil Sand Conditioning During Hydrotransport: Bitumen Dispersion Naveen B.P., Azizi F., *$Al Taweel A.M., Gupta Y.P., Friesen W.
17:00 00200 On Expanding-Solvent Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage with Transitional Solvent Injection *Gates I.D., Leskiw C.
17:00 00201 Interaction of Single Micro Bubble with an Inclined Collector Surface Seyyed Najafi A., *$Masliyah J.H., Xu Z.
17:00 00202 Sorption of Naphthenic Acids from Athabasca Tailing Pond Waters *Mohamed M.H., $Wilson L.D., Headley J.V.
17:00 00203 Density-Functional Theory (DFT) Modeling of Arsenic Deactivation of NiMoS Using Representative Organoarsenic Compounds *Yang S., Nelson A., $McCaffrey W.C., Adjaye J.
17:00 00205 Understanding the Mechanism of Pelleting Flocculation Induced by a Al(OH)3-Polyacrylamide Hybrid $Sun W., Long J., Xu Z., Masliyah J.H.
17:00 00206 Using Advanced Characterization Methods to Predict Compositional and Elemental Distributions of Petroleum Fractions *$Chen J., Briker Y., Ring Z.
17:00 00207 The Use of the High-Temperature, Modular-Helium Reactor for Tar Sands Oil Recovery *Baxter A.
17:00 00208 Filterability of Oil Sand Tailings *$Xu Y.
17:00 00209 A Life Cycle Economic and Environmental Investigation of Steam, Electricity and Hydrogen Generation Options for the Alberta Oil Sands Bergerson J., *McKellar J.M., MacLean H.L.
17:00 00210 Roles of Potassium Hydroxide in Chemical Activation of Oil Sands Fluid Coke Maka P., Cai J.H., *Jia C.Q.
17:00 00211 Direct Observation of Surface Charge Heterogeneity at the Bitumen-Water Interface $Esmaeili P., Long J., *Yeung A.
17:00 00212 Wettability of Solids from Oil Sands and its Relation to Oil Sands Processability Jha R., Dang-Vu T., *Masliyah J.H., Xu Z., Tannant D.D.
17:00 00213 Determining the Optimal Infrastructures for Meeting the Future Energy Demands of Carbon Constrained Oil Sands Operations Ordorica-Garcia G., Elkamel A., Douglas P.L., Croiset E., *Gupta M.
17:00 00214 Thermal Conversion of Naphthenic Acid Components in HVGO Fraction of Athabasca Bitumen Rahimi P.M., Oh Y.D., Rodgers R.P., Marshall A.G., Smith D.F.

PROC2Salons 17/18

Optimization/System Identification

Organizer(s) - Biao Huang and Helen Shang
Chair(s) - Chris Swartz and Jong-Min Lee

13:40 00215 Real-Time Operations Optimization: Reaching Maturity Marlin T.E.
14:20 00216 Optimal Storage Level Design for Production Systems under Unit Failure Scenarios Davies K.M., *Swartz C.L.E.
14:40 00221 Data-Driven Bayesian Approach for Control Loop Diagnosis *Qi F., Huang B.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00218 Approximate Dynamic Programming for Stochastic Multi-State Decision Problems: Applications to Process Scheduling and Control *$Lee J.H.
16:00 00219 Closed Loop Identification - Does it Work? Industrial Applications and Perspectives Patwardhan R., Brown M.
16:20 00220 A Particle Filter Approach to Identification of Nonlinear Processes under Missing Observations *$Gopaluni R.B.
16:40 00217 Scheduling Plants with some Units Requiring Periodic Maintenance - An Optimization Approach Pula R., *Marlin T.E.
17:00 End of Session

PSLM2Salons 13/14

Land Use Planning

Organizer(s) - Mitch Colwell
Chair(s) - Della Wong

PSM Award Lecture presented by Ertugrul Alp

Introduction of Ertugrul Alp by Graham Creedy

14:00 00222 Risk Assessment and PSM Alp E.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00223 Risk Based Land-Use Planning in the Edmonton Area McCutcheon D.J.
16:00 00224 Application of the MIACC Risk Screening Methodology as Part of Complying with Edmonton Area Land Use Bylaws Henselwood F.W.
16:30 00225 The Emperor's Tattered Suit: The Human Role in Risk Assessment and Control Creedy G.D.
17:00 End of Session

RUBB2Salons 19/20

Rubber in Oil Well Applications 2

Organizer(s) - Marvin Myhre and Richard Pazur
Chair(s) - Richard Pazur

13:40 Dynamic and Mechanical Properties Evaluated at Various Temperatures Rau, P. (continued)

14:00 00226 Elastomer Development and Validation for Oilfield Pump and Motor Stator Applications *$Dunn L.J., Salazar O.
14:40 00227 Elastomer/Clay Nanocomposites for Progressing Cavity Pump Applications *Lakshminarayanan S., $Sundararaj U., Nandakumar K., Salazar O., Dunn L.J.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00228 Downhole Packers and Accessories Goodson J.
16:00 00229 Compounding HXNBR for Drill Bit Seal Applications Pazur R.J., Campomizzi E.C., Ferrari L.P., von Hellens W., Dato J.E.
16:20 00230 Adhesive Selection for Manufacturing Rubber to Metal Down Hole Bonded Components *$Plasczynski T., Williams R.
17:00 End of Session

SUST2Salon 4

Sustainable Operations 2

Organizer(s) - Bill Pick
Chair(s) - Bill Pick

13:40 00231 Is There a Future for Chemical Manufacturing in Canada? *LaChance C.A.
14:20 00232 Process Intensification: A Profitable Route to Sustainability *$Al Taweel A.M.
14:40 00233 Olefin-Paraffin Separations by Hybrid Systems Nassara R., *$Tezel F.H.
15:00 00234 Adsorbent Beds for Heat Storage Applications in Solar Energy Dicaire D., *$Tezel F.H., Lee P.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00235 Environmental and Health Impact Assessments of Hydrogen Production from Natural Gas and Biomass Sources *Bi X.T., $Rondina M.
16:00 00236 Biohydrogen Production by Rhodobacter sphaeroides and Clostridium beijerinckii Chmiel M.T., Al-Ghouleh H., *Yargeau V.
16:20 00237 Studies on Melaleuca Tree Processing for a Sustainable Development in the Mekong River Delta Area of Vietnam *Phan D.T., Ngo D.M., $Dang T.Y.N., Le N.T.
16:40 00238 Petro-Canada Membrane Recycled Water Pipeline Project *Vagi F.
17:00 End of Session

SUSTPHall B

Posters

Organizer(s) - Bill Pick

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00239 Adsorption of Water and Ethanol with Flax Shives Sun N., Okoye C., *$Niu C.H., Wang H.


Top of Conference Schedule

Send Comments to program@csche2007.ca

Bold text denotes the presenting author.   If present, * denotes the corresponding author and $ denotes the principal investigator.

These pages were created by Tartarus 2.7.9 (© O`Zone Software) on Thursday, October 25, 2007.