57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007


Tuesday AM

PLEN2Salon 8

R.S. Jane Memorial Award

Organizer(s) - Murray Gray
Chair(s) - David Fung

08:30 00240 Asphaltenes, Gums and Coke: Deposition onto Surfaces During Processing of Hydrocarbons Watkinson A.P.
09:30 End of Session

09:30 Coffee Break

BIOT3Salon 6

Bioseparations

Organizer(s) - Arin Sen
Chair(s) - Mario Jolicoeur

10:00 00241 Modeling and Simulation of Three-Stage Cascade Ultrafiltration Configurations for Monoclonal Antibody Bioseparation Mayani M., Filipe C.D.M., *Ghosh R.
10:20 00242 Modeling the Biofiltration of Dimethyl Sulfide in the Presence of Methanol in Inorganic Biofilters at Steady State $Zhang Y., Liss S.N., *Allen D.G.
10:40 00243 Novel Approach for Monitoring Concentrations of the Milk Proteins a-LA and b-LG During Ultrafiltration Using a Fluorescence Fiber Optic Probe Elshereef R., Budman H., Moresoli C., *$Legge R.L.
11:00 00244 The Isolation and Extraction of the 7S and 11S Globulin Soy Proteins Using a Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed (LSCFB) Reactor Galloway R., Bassi A.S., Zhu J.
11:20 00245 Fractionation of Antioxidant Soy Protein Hydrolysates by Dead-End Ultrafiltration Robinson M., *Moresoli C.
11:40 00246 Application of Aspergillus niger Isolated from Industrial Wastewater in the Removal of Heavy Metals by Biosorption Dang Vu Bich H., *Nguyen Tuyet M., $Tran Linh T., Doan H.D.
12:00 End of Session

COAL1Salon 1

Coal and Environment 1

Organizer(s) - Raj Gupta
Chair(s) - Jost Wendt

10:00 00247 Environmental Impacts of Coal Combustion: A Risk-Based Approach to Assessment of Emissions Nelson P.F.
10:40 00248 Activation of Fluid Coke for Mercury Capture from Flue Gases Bratu M., Wu L., *$Wanke S.E.
11:00 00249 Removal of Gas Phase Mercury by Activated Carbons De M., *$Dalai A.K., Shewchuk S.R.
11:20 00250 Mercury Vapour Adsorption Kinetics of Sulphur Impregnated Activated Carbons $Tong S.T., Morris E., Kirk D.W., *Jia C.Q.
11:40 00251 A New Mercury Sorbent for a Coal-Fired Power Plant $Liu Y., Kelly D., Zhu Z., *Xu Z., Kuznicki S.M.
12:00 End of Session

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

ECBM1Salons 19/20

Economics and Business Management

Organizer(s) - David Fung
Chair(s) - David Fung

09:30 Introductory Remarks
09:35 00257 Globalization and Emergence of Bio-Refineries in Canada Fung D.T.
10:05 00258 The Differences Between R & D in Industry, Academia, and Government Blachford J.
10:35 00259 BioComposites: Past, Present and Future Maine F.
11:05 00260 Biodiesel Patent Landscape in Canada Lawson J.
11:35 00261 A Bio-Hybrid Future for the Business of Chemistry in Canada West B.
12:05 Closing Remarks, David Fung

12:15 End of Session

FUEL3Salon 9

SOFC 2

Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Partho Sarkar and Jingli Luo

10:00 00262 The Benefits of Cluster Building: Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Canada Birss V.I.
10:20 00263 Development of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at Versa Power Systems Borglum B.P., Tang E.
11:00 00264 Preparation of SOFC Anodes Using Microemulsion-Synthesized Nickel Oxide and Yttria Stabilized Zirconia NanoCatalysts Ahmed S., Husein M.M., Birss V.I.
11:20 00265 Simulation of a Tubular SOFC Fed with Natural Gas Jafarian M., *$Karimi G.
11:40 00266 Experimental and Mathematical-Modeling Investigation of Radiation Heat Transfer in a Tubular Micro-SOFC Testing Setup Amiri M.S., Hayes R.E., Sarkar P., Nandakumar K., Chuang K.T.
12:00 End of Session

FUND5Salon 7

Separation Processes/Simulation and Modeling 1

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

10:00 00267 Numerical Investigation of Induced Charge Electro-Osmosis around a Conducting Cylinder in Infinite Medium Jain M., Yeung A., Nandakumar K.
10:20 00268 Transport Characteristics of Poly(phenylene oxide) for Separation of CH4/N2 and N2/O2 Lashkari S., Wang Q., *Kruczek B.
10:40 00269 Optimization of a Pressure Swing Adsorption Process for Hydrogen Production from Plasma Reactor Gas $Huang Q., Malekian A., *Eic M.
11:00 00270 Design of Distillation Column Sequence by Genetic Algorithm Boozarjomehry R.B., Pourahmadi Laleh A., Svrcek W.Y.
11:20 End of Session

FUND6Salon 5

General

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

10:00 00271 Microscopic and Electrochemical Investigations on Film Growth on Carbon Steel in Subject to Several Hydrodynamic Conditions for the Fe/CO2 System $Sridharan V., *Evitts R.W.
10:20 00272 Hybrid Modeling versus "Winner Model" Approach for Systems Identification *$Papadokonstantakis S., Hungerbühler K.
10:40 00273 Isolation and Characterization of Biosurfactant- Producing Bacteria from Western Canada Oil Reservoirs *Yu H., $Huang G.H., Li G.
11:00 00274 Enhanced Oil Recovery through CO2 Huff-and-Puff in Light Oil Fractured Reservoirs (Experimental Results) Torabi F., *$Asghari K.
11:20 00275 Environmental Effect of Sodium Hydroxide (Spent Caustic) in Gas Companies *$Zadakbar O., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
11:40 End of Session

GHGC4Salon 10

Post-Combustion

Organizer(s) - Nader Mahinpey
Chair(s) - Jalal Abedi

10:00 00276 Concentrating CO2 Based on Cyclic Use of Calcium Sorbents *$Grace J.R., Sun P., Lim C.J.
10:40 00277 Capture of Carbon Dioxide from Flue Gas Mixtures with Water Adsorbed on Silica Gel: A Clathrate Hydrate Process Adeyemo A., Kumar R., Englezos P., $Ripmeester J.
11:00 00278 Carbon Dioxide Capture, Transport, and Storage *$Gollpudi B., Ilkiw O.
11:20 00279 Investigation of Corrosion in CO2 Absorption Process Using Blended Monoethanolamine and Piperazine Nainar M., *$Veawab A.
11:40 00280 Performance of Copper Carbonate as a Low-Toxic Corrosion Inhibitor in Amine-Based CO2 Capture Plants Soosaiprakasam I., *$Veawab A.
12:00 End of Session

IMPQ3Salon 3

Air Pollutants

Organizer(s) - Gordon Hill
Chair(s) - William Anderson

10:00 00281 Environmental Stewardship for Engineers *$Peachey B.R.
10:40 00282 Photochemical and Advanced Oxidation Treatment of Gas-Phase Chlorobenzene Weber N., Zhang L., *$Anderson W.A.
11:00 00283 Treatment of Waste Gases in a Gas-Fluidized Peat Granule Bioreactor Clarke K., *Hill G.A., Pugsley T.
11:20 00284 Toluene Removal Biofilter Modeling Li G.Q., *$De Visscher A.
11:40 00285 Granular Filtration for Airborne Particles Golshahi L., Tan C., *$Abedi J.
12:00 End of Session

MASL3Salon 8

Hydrotransport/Conditioning (joint with OSND3)

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu
Chair(s) - Andrew Eisenhower and Doug Cox

10:00 00286 Modeling and Simulation of the Operability and Reliability of an Oil Sands At-Face Slurrying System *$Lipsett M.G., Scaffo-Migliaro A.
10:20 00287 Surface Properties: Evolution and Coalescence of Emulsified Bitumen Droplets *Moran K., Sumner R.J.
10:40 00288 Deformation of Oil Droplet on the Solid Substrate in a Simple Shear Flow *$Basu S., Gupta A.K.
11:00 00289 Determination of Particle Size Distributions for Clays from Athabasca Oil Sands *$Mercier P.H.J., Kingston D.M., Wang D., Kung J., Le Page Y., Kotlyar L.S.
11:20 00290 Oil Sand Slurry Conditioning Tests in a 100 mm Pipeline Loop *$Sanders R.S., Schaan J., McKibben M.M.
11:40 00291 Experimental Investigation of Gas-Liquid Flow in Horizontal Pipes $Kalekudithi E., Afacan A., Sanders R.S., *Nandakumar K., Masliyah J.H.
12:00 End of Session

MINP3Salons 15/16

Fine Particles

Organizer(s) - Qi Liu
Chair(s) - Nicolas Abatzoglou

Bantrel Award Lecture presented by Jesse Zhu

Introduction of Jesse Zhu by Amarjeet Bassi

10:00 00292 Manipulating Fine Particles for the Best Industrial Practice *$Zhu J.
10:40 00293 Static Electrification of Pharmaceutical Powders $Léonard G., *Abatzoglou N.
11:00 00294 Quantifying the Effect of Stabiliser Addition on Particle Aggregation with AFM *Unwin P.J., Siddiqui S.W., $Kresta S.M.
11:20 00295 Effect of Water Structure Makers/Breakers on the Stability of Liquid-Solid Suspensions *$Ma X.M.
11:40 00296 Experimental and Computational Study of a Small-Diameter Hydrocyclone Intended for the Separation of Microorganisms $Shaah-Hosseini S., *Rostami R. WITHDRAWN
12:00 End of Session

OSND3Salon 8

Hydrotransport/Conditioning (joint with MASL3)

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu
Chair(s) - Andrew Eisenhower and Doug Cox

See Celebration of the Contributions of Jacob Masliyah - MASL3

12:00 End of Session

OSND7Salon 11

Composition, Properties and Upgrading

Organizer(s) - Heather Dettman
Chair(s) - John Shaw and Shawn Taylor

10:00 00297 Pyrene Derivatives of 2,2'-Bipyridine as Models for Asphaltenes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Supramolecular Organization Tan X., *Fenniri H., $Gray M.R.
10:20 00298 Evidence for the p-p Interaction of Aromatic Compounds with Vanadyl Porphyrin Compounds in the Organic Phase by Fluorescence Spectroscopy Yin C.-X., Mullen K., Stryker J.M., *$Gray M.R.
10:40 00299 Accurately Predict the Viscosity of Oil Sand Derived Crudes and Blends $Ha Z. (H.), *Koppel P.
11:00 00300 Calorimetric Study of Phase Behavior of Maya Crude and Athabasca Bitumen Fulem M., Becerra M., *Shaw J.M.
11:20 00301 Phase Transitions for Asphaltenes Separated from Native Oils Using Normal Alkanes from Pentane to Decane Tran K., *Maham Y., Becarra M., Shaw J.M.
11:40 00302 Influence of Modifier on the Supercritical Fluid Extraction from Athabasca Oil Sands Seth D., Rahmani S., Le-Nguyen K., Uong E., *$de Bruijn T.
12:00 End of Session

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

PROC3Salons 17/18

Systems Biology/Pharmaceutical

Organizer(s) - Biao Huang and Helen Shang
Chair(s) - Hector Budman and Amos Ben-Zvi

10:00 00308 Systems Biology: Potential and Pitfalls Perrier M.
10:40 00309 Insights into the Effect of Temperature on Platelet Production Provided by the Dynamic Mathematical Modeling of Megakaryopoiesis Leisy-Derilou Y., Duchesne C., Pineault N., Boucher J.F., *Garnier A.
11:00 00310 Dynamical Analysis of an Integrated Signaling Network via Linear Programming *Lee J.M., Gianchandani E.P., Eddy J.A., $Papin J.A.
11:20 00311 Quality Control of Multi-Component Pharmaceutical Intact Tablets Using Three Different Near-Infrared Apparatuses Cournoyer A., Cartilier L., *Abatzoglou N., Simard J.-S.
11:40 00312 In-Line Blend Homogeneity Determination of a Multicomponent Dry Pharmaceutical Formulation Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in a V-Blender Process (Part 2) Lapointe-Garant P.P., *Abatzoglou N., $Simard J.-S.
12:00 End of Session

PSLM3Salons 13/14

Process Risk Management

Organizer(s) - Mitch Colwell
Chair(s) - Ralph Smeding

10:00 00313 Meeting Today's Societal Expectations: Process Risk Management Programs of the Dow Chemical Company Overton T.A.
11:00 00314 U. S. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards *$Moore D.A., Kellogg D.
11:30 00315 Resources and Metrics to Address Current Process Safety Issues - A CCPS Overview Overton T.A., *Berger S.
12:00 End of Session


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