57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007

Tuesday PM

CHEV1Salon 12

Energy Roundtable

Organizer(s) - Milena Sejnoha and Christian Detellier
Chair(s) - Milena Sejnoha

13:40 Opening Remarks - Christian Detellier

13:50 00316 The Role of Chemical Engineering in the Future of Energy Tanguy P.A.
14:20 00317 Some Thoughts on Canadian Energy Perspectives in a Carbon-Constrained Future Grace J.R.
14:50 Coffee Break
15:00 00318 (Determining) and Reducing the Ecological Footprint from Accelerated Biofuel Development in Canada - A Prospectus McIntyre T.
15:30 00319 Nuclear Power: An Essential Component for Global CO2 Emission Reduction Miller A.I.
16:00 Announcement and Discussion - Allan Gilbert

16:30 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Hasan Uludag

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00320 Expansion of Human Neural Precursor Cells in Large-Scale Bioreactors for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders Baghbaderani B.A., Mukhida K., Sen A., Mendez I., *$Behie L.A.
17:00 00321 A Dynamic Compression-Relaxation Model for Lung Surfactants Saad S., *$Acosta E.J., Wong G., Policova Z., Neumann A.W.
17:00 00322 Design of Sub-100 nm Albumin Nanoparticles as Carrier for Protein Drugs Wang G., $Zhang S., *Uludag H.
17:00 00323 Electrospinning of Collagen and Elastin for Vascular Tissue Engineering Laughren D.L., $Woodhouse K.A.
17:00 00324 Controlled Drug Release from Stimuli Responsive Polymers *$Salehi R., Entezami A.A., Nowruzi K.
17:00 00325 Predictive Multisolute Solution Equations for Biological Solutions Containing Electrolytes Prickett R.C., *$Elliott J.A.W., McGann L.E.
17:00 00326 Neural Stem Cell Differentiation and the Effects of Substrate Stiffness Leipzig N.D., *$Shoichet M.S.
17:00 00327 Diffusion Modeling in Soft Tissues to Describe Weight Loss and Contraction-Expansion Behavior when Exposed to Hypertonic Solutions Abazari A., Law G., *$Elliott J.A.W., McGann L.E., Jomha N.
17:00 00328 Islet Transformation: Discovering the Dynamic Histology Moogk D., Blaylock A., Hanley S., Rosenberg L., *$Jervis E.J.
17:00 00329 Transfecting Bone Marrow Stromal Cells with Non-Viral Vectors *$Uludag H., Kucharski C., Lin X.

BIOT4Salon 6

Cell Culture

Organizer(s) - Arin Sen
Chair(s) - Arin Sen and Jamie Piret

13:40 00330 A New Dawn of Chemical Reaction Engineering in Biotechnology *$Hu W.-S.
14:20 00331 A 24-Well System for Screening and Optimizing Process Parameters for Mammalian Cell Culture Chaudhry M.A.S., Jardon M, Kim D.Y., *$Piret J.M.
14:40 00332 A High-Rate Perfusion Bioreactor for Plant Cells Allowing Continuous Extraction of Secreted Proteins Jolicoeur M., Hisiger S., Cloutier M., Perrier M., Legros R., De Crescenzo G.
15:00 00333 Process Strategies for High Yield Production of Adeno-Associated Viruses in Insect Cells *Aucoin M.G., Perrier M., Kamen A.A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00334 Enhanced Growth of Cold-Adapted CHO Cells Increases Recombinant Glycoprotein Expression under Hypothermic Conditions Sunley K., Tharmalingam T., $Butler M.
16:00 00335 Recombinant Protein Production by Cytopore Microcarriers is Further Enhanced under Hypothermic Culture Conditions Tharmalingam T., Sunley K., $Butler M.
16:20 00336 Pichia Pastoris Fermentation for Phytase Production Using Low-Grade Glycerol as the Carbon Source Tang S., *Zhang Z.
16:40 00337 Kinetics of the Ferrous Iron Biooxidation by a Free Suspended Culture of Leptospirillum Ferriphilium Penev K., *Karamanev D.
17:00 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Arin Sen

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00338 Synthesis and Characterization of Environment-Responsive Filters and Membranes Huang R.X., Kostanski L.K., Filipe C.D.M., *Ghosh R.
17:00 00339 Bacterial Attachment to Oil and Its Role on Biodegradation of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons Abbasnezhad H., *Gray M.R., Foght J.M.
17:00 00340 The Effect of Urea Supplementation on the Gene Alternation of an Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae Cheng C.H., Yang D.M., *$Lin Y.H.
17:00 00341 Food-Grade Biotechnology: An Innovative Concept for Novel Food and Drug Production Razvi A., Basso J., *$Lan C.Q.
17:00 00342 Characterisation of Fermentation Broth Using Multiple-Scattered Light in the Near-Infrared Region *Dzhongova E.Z., $Thennadil S.N., Harwood C.R. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00343 Diesel Biodesulfurization Activity of Rhodococcus rhodochrous IGTS8 in the Presence of Ionic Liquids Soleimani M., *Bassi A.S., Margaritis A.
17:00 00344 Lipase-Catalyzed Kinetic Resolution of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Non-Standard Organic Solvents *$Ghanem A.
17:00 00345 Function Inference of Interacting Proteins Using Protein Signature Profiling Mahdavi M.A., *$Lin Y.H.

COAL2Salon 1

Gasification and Coal Cleaning

Organizer(s) - Raj Gupta
Chair(s) - Amar Amarnath

13:40 00346 Gasification: A Key Technology Platform for Western Canada du Plessis D.
14:20 00347 The Gasification of New Zealand Coals: A Comparative Simulation Study Nathen S.V., Kirkpatrick R.D., *$Young B.R.
14:40 00348 Catalytic Gasification of Peat in Supercritical Water *$Xu C., Donald J.
15:00 00349 Gasification Reactivity of K2CO3 Catalyzed HyperCoal and Coal under Steam at 775-700 ¸C for H2 Production *Sharma A., Saito I., Takanohashi T.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00350 New Development of Coal Utilization Technology: HyperCoal (Ash-Free Coal) Saito I.
16:20 00351 Effect of Adding HyperCoal on Strength of Coal Blends *$Takanohashi T., Shishido T., Saito I.
16:40 00352 Properties of Inorganic Elements in the Clean Coal Generated by Solvent Extraction *Zhang L., $Takanohashi T., Saito I. WITHDRAWN
17:00 End of Session

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

FUEL4Salon 9

Alternate Fuel/Hydrogen Storage

Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Kunal Karan and Christopher Thurgood

13:40 00361 Electrochemical Oxidation of Methanol and Ethanol on Ni-CeO2, Cu-CeO2 and La0.7Sr0.3Cr0.5Mn0.5O3-d Anodes Cimenti M., *Hill J.M.
14:00 00362 A Study on Process Parameters of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell *$Basu S., Pramanik H.
14:20 00363 Generating Electricity from Petroleum Coke *$Kouchachvili L., Ikura M.
14:40 00364 Density Functional Theory Studies of Methane Dissociation on Anode Catalysts in Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells: Suggestions for Coke Reduction Knapp D., *$Ziegler T., Galea N., Shishkin M.
15:00 00365 Growth Kinetics of a Photosynthetic Microorganism and its Use in a Fuel Cell Powell E.E., Mapiour M.L., Evitts R.W., *Hill G.A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00366 Experiments and Modelling for an H2S Fuelled SOFC Monder D., *$Nandakumar K., Vorontsov V., Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.
16:00 00367 Modeling of Palladium Containing Activated Carbon Fiber Using Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics *$Mushrif S.H., Rey A.D. WITHDRAWN
16:20 00368 Life Cycle Assessment of Stack Production and Fuelling of Fuel Cells Dhanushkodi S.R., *$Mahinpey N., Wilson M.
16:40 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00369 Development of a Direct Alcohol Alkaline Fuel Cell *$Basu S., Verma A.
17:00 00370 2-D Dynamic Modeling and Experimental Validation of SOFC Button Cell $Mo Z., *Huang B., Nandakumar K.
17:00 00371 Gas Phase Reactions of Methanol and Ethanol in the Anodic Compartment of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Experiments and Simulation Cimenti M., *Hill J.M.
17:00 00372 Anodic Electrodeposition of Mn-Co Oxide Coatings (Doped with Ce and Y) for Stainless Steel Interconnects Utilized in SOFC Wei W., Chen W., *$Ivey D.G.
17:00 00373 Metal-Organic Frameworks: A New Class of Electrolyte Materials for Intermediate Temperature PEM Fuel Cells Hurd J.A., *Thangadurai V., $Shimizu G.K.H.
17:00 00374 Module Construction of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by Using Chemical Etching *$Nguyen T.-V., Yang O.-B.
17:00 00375 Tubular Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell *$Sarkar P., Yamarte L., Richardson M., Johanson L.
17:00 00376 Proton Conducting Metal Organic Polymers Vaidhyanathan R., Hurd J.A., Thangadurai V., *Shimizu G.K.H.
17:00 00377 Novel Procedure for High-Density Electrolyte Deposition Using Glycine-Nitrate Powders Rivard T., Jia L., *Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
17:00 00378 The Study of Gold Nano Particles Supported on MoS2 Catalysts for SOFC Using H2S-Containing Synthesis Gas $Xu Z., *Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.
17:00 00379 Preparation and Characterization of Silica Added PVA/PSSA-MA Crosslinked Ion Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications *$Rhim J.W., Kim D.H., Cho H.I., Moon G.Y., Nam S.Y., Byun H,S.
17:00 00380 Novel Anode Material for a Sour Natural Gas Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Danilovic N., *Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.

FUND7Salon 7

Separation Processes/Simulation and Modeling 2

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

13:40 00381 Study on the Effect of Using Liquid/Gas Coalescer Cartridge Surface Treatment on Separation Efficiency *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
14:00 00382 Wellhead Separation Equipment for Parsian Gas Field, Selection and Design *$Zadakbar O., Vatani A., Anbia M., Garshasbi V. WITHDRAWN
14:20 00383 Optimal Design of Heat-Integrated Separation and Refrigeration Systems Farrokhpanah S., Smith R., Jobson M. WITHDRAWN
14:40 00384 Simulation of Two-Phase Liquid-Particle Flow Using a Particle Model *Laux H., $Sayed M.
15:00 00385 A Quantum Chemical Study of Kinetics of Ring Opening of Cyclohexene on a Brĝnsted Acid Site $Govindhakannan J., Mackie I.D., *DiLabio G.A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00386 Numerical Upscaling of Reacting Flow from Fine to Coarse Scale Hassanzadeh H., *Abedi J., Pooladi-Darvish M.
16:00 00387 Hydrodynamics of Progressive Cavity Pumps: Flow Visualizations and CFD Simulations $Alemaskin K., *Nandakumar K., Sundararaj U.
16:20 00388 Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase Solids-Gas Flow through Bins *Sayed M., $Laux H.
16:40 00389 Modeling of the Suspension of Dispersed and Ultradispersed Particles in the Cross-Section of Horizontal Cylindrical Channels *Loria H., Pereira P., Scott C.
17:00 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Carolina Diaz-Goano

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00390 Study of Transition Velocities from Bubbling to Turbulent Fluidization by Wavelet Multi-Resolution Analysis on Absolute Pressure Fluctuations *Leu L.-p., $Yang T.-Y.
17:00 00391 Removal of Carbon Dioxide by Absorption in a Cross-Flow Rotating Packed Bed *Lin C.-C., Chen B.-C.
17:00 00392 Energy Storage by Modeling a Cooling System Abniki F., *Bakhshi E. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00393 Hydrodynamics of Bubbling Fluidized Bed by Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) *Hosseini S.H., $Rahimi R.
17:00 00394 Modeling and Analysis of Gas Holdup in Bubble Columns with Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids Rahimi R., *$Mahdavi S.M.
17:00 00395 Investigation on Forced Water Components and Suitable Doses for the Petroleum Recovery Application at Oil Fields *Phan D.T., Lam Q.H., $Hoang D.T.
17:00 00396 Reliable Determination of Phosphorus in Crude Oil and Fractions *Schmidt K.J., Janzen K.E., Lesage K.

GHGC5Salon 10

Post-Combustion and Technologies for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

Organizer(s) - Nader Mahinpey
Chair(s) - Koorosh Asghari and Raphael Idem

13:40 00397 Characterization of Foaming Behavior in Amine-Based CO2 Capture Plants Thitakamol B., *$Veawab A.
14:00 00398 Kinetics of CO2 Absorption into MEA-AMP Blended Solution Sakwattanapong R., *$Aroonwilas A., Veawab A.
14:20 00399 Experimental and Modeling Studies of the Molar Excess Enthalpies for Various Aqueous Amine Systems Narayanaswamy K., Mundhwa M., Henni A.
14:40 00400 Kinetic Study of the Absorption of Carbon Dioxide in Various Promising Aqueous and Non-Aqueous Chemical Solutions Kadiwala S., Li J., Henni A.
15:00 00401 Progress on the Gas Hydrate Process for Post Combustion Capture of Carbon Dioxide from a Flue Gas Mixture Linga P., Kumar R., Adeyemo A., Ripmeester J., *Englezos P.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00402 Development of Degradation Inhibitor Additives for Amines During the Capture of Carbon Dioxide from Power Plant Flue Gases Pitipuech P., Supap T., *Idem R., $Tontiwachwuthikul P., Saiwan C.
16:00 00403 Studies of SO2 Induced Corrosion During CO2 Capture from Coal Fired Power Plant Flue Gases Using Aqueous MEA Kladkaew N., Pitipuech P., Supap T., *Idem R., $Tontiwachwuthikul P., Saiwan C.
16:20 00404 Comparing the Absorption Performance of Polypropylene (PP), Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) Hollow Fiber Membranes in Membrane Contactor Khaisri S., Yang A., $Tontiwachwuthikul P., *deMontigny D., Jiraratananon R.
16:40 00405 Physical and Transport Properties of Synthetic Aqueous Amino Alcohol Solutions for CO2 Absorption from Flue Gas Streams Maneeintr K., Idem R., *Tontiwachwuthikul P., Wee A.G.H.
17:00 00406 Statistical Modeling and Analysis of Data from a Carbon Dioxide Capture Process Zhou Q., *Chan C., Tontiwachiwuthikul P.
17:20 End of Session

IMPQ4Salon 3

Sulfur Remediation and Modeling

Organizer(s) - Gordon Hill
Chair(s) - Hui Wang

13:40 00407 A Safer H2S Disposal Method to Eliminate Flaring Acid Gas in Natural Gas Processing: Kinetic Study of H2S Adsorption on Iron Oxide Wang D.M., *$Wang H., Chuang K.T.
14:00 00408 Substrate Utilization Rate Model of Denitrification Processes of Bioreactors Xu A., *Young S.
14:20 00409 Sulphur Bacteria: Little Devils at Work in Oil Fields and Mines *Nemati M.
15:00 00410 Remediation for PCE Contamination *$Qin X.S., Huang G.H.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00411 Development of a CFD-Based Model for the Simulation of Immobilized Photocatalytic Reactors $Duran J.E., *Mohseni M., Taghipour F.
16:00 00412 Microbial Desulphurization and Denitrification of a Waste Stream in an Immobilized Cell Bioreactor *Tang K.M., Nemati M.
16:20 00413 Optimal Waste Allocation under Uncertainty through an Inexact Multiobjective Optimization Method *Zhang X., Huang G.H.
16:40 00414 A Study of Thiosalt Oxidation Vongporm Y., Hawboldt K., Coles C., *Bottaro C.
17:00 End of Session

MASL4Salon 8

Bitumen Production (joint with OSND4)

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu
Chair(s) - Garry Foulds and Tadek Dabros

13:40 00415 A Comparison of Mineral and Oil Sands Flotation Systems *Xu Z.
14:20 00416 Determining Surface Potential of the Bitumen-Water Interface at Nanoscale Resolution Using Atomic Force Microscopy *$Drelich J., Long J., Yeung A.
14:40 00417 Effect of Operating Temperature on Water-Based Oil Sands Processing *Long J., Drelich J., Xu Z., Masliyah J.H.
15:00 00418 Role of Solids in Oil Sands Processability Dang-Vu T., Wu S.Y., Jha R., *Masliyah J.H., Xu Z.
15:20 Coffee Break
Chair(s) - Surindar Singh and Shawn Taylor

15:40 00419 Rapid Characterization of Oil Sand Properties Using Near-Infrared and Thermal Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy *$Rivard B., Feng J., Lyder D., Gallie A., Cloutis E.
16:00 00420 High Performance Control of Oilsands Hydrotransport Garcia O., Shardt Y., Diaz-Goano C., Forbes J.F., Sanders S.
16:20 00421 Potential Strategies to Enhance Oil Recovery Using Vapex Imran M.
16:40 00422 Hybrid SAGD-ISC Bitumen Recovery Processes for Athabasca Reservoir Sadeghi M., *Gates I.D.
17:00 End of Session

NANO3Salons 15/16

Synthesis, Properties and Characterization of Nanomaterials 3

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

13:40 00423 Synthesis and Applications of Metal Sulfide Nanoparticles Produced by Xanthate Precursors *$Apblett A.W., Piquette A., Leeds J.
14:00 00424 Modification of Plasma Produced Fumed Silica Surface Properties by Post Treatment *$Munz R.J., Pristavita R., Addona T.
14:20 00425 Micro-Mixing and Nanoparticle Production in Confined Impinging Jet Reactor Siddiqui S.W., Unwin P., Kresta S.M.
14:40 00426 Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (IPN) Templated by Bicontinuous Microemulsions *Acosta E.J., Wang B., Chu M., Huh B., Cheng Y.-L.
15:00 00427 Melt Mixing of Polymer-Copper Nanocomposites Using Compatibilizers Li H., *$Sundararaj U.
15:20 00428 Electrical and Rheological Percolation of Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Chemically Modified Metal Nanowires *Gelves G.A., Haber J.A., $Sundararaj U.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00429 Production of Nano Composite Particles from Zr-V-Fe Alloy Ingot by a Transferred DC Plasma Jet Jeong M.H., Oh C.S., Han C.S., *$Kim H.C.
16:20 00430 Cubic Boron Nitride Thin Films Deposited by Ion Beam Deposition on Diamond Interlayer *$Tang Y., Li Y.S., Yang S.L., Yi W.W., Yang Q., Hirose A.
16:40 00431 Atomistic Simulation of Hydrogen Embrittlement of Polycrystalline Iron Structure *Telitchev I., $Vinogradov O. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00432 Electrodeposition of Sn-Cu Solder Films Han C., Liu Q., *$Ivey D.G.
17:20 End of Session

OSND4Salon 8

Bitumen Production (joint with MASL4)

Organizer(s) - Jan Czarnecki, Kumar Nandakumar and Zhenghe Xu
Chair(s) - Garry Foulds and Tadek Dabros; Surindar Singh and Shawn Taylor

See Celebration of the Contributions of Jacob Masliyah - MASL4

17:00 End of Session

OSND8Salon 11

Upgrader Fouling, Corrosion and Coker Concerns

Organizer(s) - Heather Dettman
Chair(s) - Paul Watkinson and Craig McKnight

13:40 00433 Fouling Investigation of Light Crudes Rahimi P.M., Wiehe I., Oh Y.D.
14:00 00434 Investigation of Cold Lake Asphaltene Adsorption on Metal Surface Rudrake A., Karan K.
14:20 00435 Structural Characterization of the Naphthenic Acids in Crude Oil: Gaining Insight into the Corrosive Nature of the Species Heerze L.D., Heshka A., Zinz D., Salmon S., Dettman H.
14:40 00436 Evaluating the Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Nature of Asphaltenes and Naphthenates Using Model Microemulsions *$Acosta E.J., Bhakta A., Bakian G., Kiran S., Moran K.
15:00 00437 Naphthenic Acid Removal by Catalytic Decarboxylation on MgO and CaO Catalysts *Ding L.H., Yang H., Rahimi P.M., Chen J.W., Ring Z.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00438 Composition and Size Distribution of Coherent Nanostructures in Athabasca Bitumen and Maya Crude Oil Zhao B., *Shaw J.M.
16:00 00439 Diffusion of Vanadium Compounds from Asphaltene Aggregates Dechaine G.P., *Gray M.R.
16:20 00440 Ultimate Coke Yield in Bitumen-Coke Agglomerates $Ali M., Courtney M., Chan E., *Gray M.R.
16:40 00441 Effect of Liquid Phase Severity on Upgrading *$McCaffrey W.C., Brown W.A., Pinchuk R.
17:00 End of Session

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



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.

PROC4Salons 17/18

Process Control/Model Predictive Control

Organizer(s) - Biao Huang and Helen Shang
Chair(s) - Michel Perrier and Helen Shang

Syncrude Canada Innovation Award Lecture presented by Martin Guay

Introduction of Martin Guay by James McLellan

13:40 00455 Adaptive Optimization Techniques for Control and Estimation *$Guay M.
14:20 00456 Analysis of a Smelting Furnace Off-Gas System *$Shang H., Dillabough M., Nelson P., Salt B.
14:40 00457 Optimal Selection of Decentralized MPC Structure for Interconnected Chemical Processes Al-Gherwi W.A., *Budman H., $Elkamel A.
15:00 00458 Advanced Control of an Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant *$Young B.R., Board T.R., Murphy R.B., Kecman V.
15:20 Coffee Break
D.G. Fisher Award Lecture presented by Barry Cott

Introduction of Barry Cott by Tom Marlin

15:40 00459 Unit-Wide Model Predictive Control with SMOCPro Cott B.J.
16:20 00460 Improving the Operation of Refinery Desulphurization Units Using Advanced Process Control Technology *$Twana C.S., McIntosh A.R.
16:40 00461 LQ Approach for Coordination of Decentralized Large Scale Process Control Problems Marcos N.I., Dallagi A., *Forbes J.F., Guay M.
17:00 End of Session



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

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00462 Identification of Mixed-Logic Dynamical Systems Using Particle Filtering Li Q., Lee J.M., Ben-Zvi A.
17:00 00463 Bayesian Approach for MPC Constraint Analysis Akande D.O., *Huang B.
17:00 00464 A Note on the Selection of Timescale for Real-Time Optimization of Processes *$Razzaghi K., Shahraki F.
17:00 00465 A Survey for the Selection of Control Structure for Distillation Columns *$Razzaghi K., Shahraki F.
17:00 00466 Feasibility and Stability of Steady-State Target Calculation of Model Predictive Control *Forbes J.F., Al-Shammari A.A.
17:00 00467 Industrial Batch Reactor Swelling: Constrained Level Control *$Simon L.L., Nagy Z.K., Hungerbühler K.

PSLM4Salons 13/14

Managing the Consequences of Process Safety Incidents

Organizer(s) - Mitch Colwell
Chair(s) - Graham Creedy

13:30 00468 Using a Risk-Based Approach to Emergency Planning Resources McCutcheon D.J.
14:00 00469 Risk Based Decision Aid Wong D.
14:30 00470 Land Use Planning and Process Safety *$Moore D.A., Fuller B.A., Kellogg D.
15:00 00471 Managing the Intolerable Henselwood F.W., Phillips K.G.
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 00472 Alberta Environmental Protection Commission Outcomes McCutcheon D.J.
16:30 00473 Effective Investigation and Analysis of Major Incidents in an Industrial Setting that will Produce the Most Valuable Outcomes $Wilson L., *Romanyk T.
17:00 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Mitch Colwell

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00474 Industrial Health, Safety and Environmental Protection: A Synergetic Approach Tiwari D.P.

UNCN1Salon 5

Unconventional Gas/Cold Energy and Landfills

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

13:40 00475 Molecular Level Study on sH Methane Hydrate *$Susilo R., Ripmeester J., Englezos P.
14:00 00476 Thermodynamic Evidence for Hydrate Structure Change in the Methane-Carbon Dioxide-Neohexane and Water System $Beltran J.G., *Servio P.
14:20 00477 Effects of Ionic Surfactants on Tetrahydrofuran Hydrate Formation $Al-Garyani S., *Yuet P.K.
14:40 00478 Thermodynamic Conditions for Gas Hydrates Formation in Water in Oil Microemulsions Giraldo C.A., Clarke M.
15:00 00479 Detecting Adsorbed Gas in Coal Using Low-Field NMR *$Guo R., Kantzas A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00480 An Overview of Unconventional Oil and Gas in Canada Peachey B.R.
16:00 00481 Utilizing the Cold Potential of LNG Regasification Terminals *$Al Taweel A.M., Cote R., Curry T.
16:20 00482 Cold Energy - Potential Applications in Canada *$Peachey B.R., Godin M., Heidrick T.
16:40 00483 Warm Water Geothermal Energy In Western Canada *$Peachey B.R., Godin M.
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