63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Monday AM

MSE1Nashwaaksis A

Polymer Reaction Engineering

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric
Chair(s) - T. Bender

08:00 00028 Novel Approach in Modeling Chain Length Distribution of ATRP Mastan E., Zhou D., *Zhu S.
08:20 00029 Reactivity Ratios for Acrylamide/Acrylic Acid Copolymerization: Optimal Design of Experiments and Estimation Riahinezhad M., *Penlidis A., McManus N.T., Kazemi N.
08:40 00030 ARGET ATRP of BMA/BA: Understanding Distinct Activation/Deactivation Rates with Kinetic Modeling Payne K.A., Cunningham M.F., Hutchinson R.A.
Keynote Lecture:

09:00 00031 Catalytic Emulsion Polymerization of Olefins in Aqueous Medium *$Claverie J.
09:40 End of Session


Monday PM

MSE1Nashwaaksis A

Polymer Reaction Engineering

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric
Chair(s) - M. Maric

13:00 00172 Application of Principal Component Analysis to Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Polymerization Reactor Performance Scott A., *Penlidis A.
Keynote Lecture:

13:20 00173 Influence of Polymerization Kinetics and Reactor Residence Time Distribution on the Microstructure of Polyolefins Made with Multiple-Site Catalysts *$Soares J.B.P.
14:00 00174 Bulk ICAR ATRP of Methyl Methacrylate at High Conversion Mohammad Rabea A., *Zhu S.
14:20 00175 Synthesis of Polymers-Grafted MOFs via si-ATRP Liu H., Zhu H., *Zhu S.
14:40 00176 Grafting Polyethylene Brushes on Silica Nanoparticles by Surface-initiated "Living" Polymerization Technique and Its Use as a Filler in Polyolefin Composites Xiang P., $Ye Z., *Subramanian R., Petrie K., Kontopoulou M.
15:00 Coffee Break
Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00177 A Look at Polymer Production Through Green-Coloured Glasses *$Dubé M.A.
16:10 00178 Boron Subphthalocyanine (BsubPc) Polymers and the Discovery of a Side Product Resulting from the Auto-initiation of Styrene and Acrylates Lessard B.H., *$Bender T.P.
Keynote Lecture:

16:30 00179 High Throughput Screening for Colloidal Product Development *Pelton R., Abarca C.
17:10 00180 N-(Alkoxyalkyl) Acrylamide Polymers with Higher LCSTs: Using Controlled Radical Polymerization to Confirm the LCST Savelyeva X., *$Maric M.
17:30 End of Session

MSE-PPt. St. Anne Foyer

Poster Session

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00181 Morphology and Mechanical Properties of PBAT/Potato Starch Blends in the Presence of Synthesized Reactive Compatibilizer Wei D., Wang H., *Xiao H.
17:30 00182 Effects of Biopolymer Coils on Sand Dune Stabilization and Dust Controlling $Aghaei Moghadam M., *Farmahini Farahani M.
17:30 00183 Radical Copolymerization of Hydroxy-functional Monomers: Kinetic and Semibatch Studies Schier J.E.S., $Liang L., *Hutchinson R.A.
17:30 00184 Effects of Using Sulfosuccinate as Dopant for Electrically Conductive Fiber Composites Synthesis Via In-Situ Oxidative Polymerization of Pyrrole *Leaukosol N., Wang H., He Z., $Ni Y.
17:30 00185 Metabolic Engineering Strategies for the Production of Diacids and Diols from Renewable Feedstocks $Mahadevan R., *Nemr K., Hyland P., Chan Joo J., Gawand P., Partow S., Zrehen A.
19:00 End of Session


Tuesday AM

MSE1Nashwaaksis A

Polymer Reaction Engineering

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric
Chair(s) - B. Lessard

08:00 00243 Preparation of Metal-Organic Framework Films by Electrodeposition Method Zhu H., Liu H., Zhitomirsky I., Zhu S.
08:20 00244 Effect of Mixing Geometry and Configuration on PMMA Latex Quality in a Batch Reactor *Fathi Roudsari S, $Ein-Mozaffari F, Dhib R
08:40 Syncrude Canada Innovation Award Lecture:

08:40 00245 Macromolecular Re-Engineering, an Alternate path to Sustainability *Faucher S.
09:20 00246 Preparation and Application of Nanoparticles with Functional Active Groups in Improving Paper Wet-strength Shi S., Yang S., Fu Q., *Pelton R.
09:40 End of Session

MSE2Nashwaaksis A

Polymer and Macromolecules for Biomedical Applications

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric

09:20 00247 Amphoteric Calix[8]arene-based Complex for pH-triggered Drug Delivery Xue Y., *Xiao H., Guan Y., Zheng A.
09:40 00248 Using Metal Ions to Tune the Surface Reactivity and Biocompatibility of Teflon Coated with Diamond Like Carbon *$Sammynaiken R., Maley J., Zhang W., Hirose A.
10:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

MSE2Nashwaaksis A

Polymer and Macromolecules for Biomedical Applications

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric
Chair(s) - T. Bender

13:00 00325 Evaluation of Quantitative Polymerase-Chain-Reaction (qPCR) Performance for Bacterial Enumeration of Pharmaceutical Products Gaudreault C., Salvas J., *$Sirois J., Simard J.-S.
13:20 00326 Polyacrylic Acid/Nanosilver Nanocomposite: The Effect of Nanoparticles on the Rate of Polymerization Khanlari S., *$Dubé M.A.
13:40 00327 Optimization of Protein Pegylation Shang X., Corbett B., Macdonald B., *Mhaskar P., $Ghosh R.
14:00 00328 CO2 Switchable Polymer Coating via SI-ATRP for Facile Protein Contamination Cleaning Ren Y., Zhu S., Brash J.
Keynote Lecture:

14:20 00329 Novel Drug Delivering Ophthalmic Polymers *$Sheardown H., Liu L., Lorenz H., Paterson S., Muirhead B., Fitzpatrick S.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00330 Microfluidic and Photolithographic Fabrication of Tunable Porous Polymer Membranes for Biomedical Applications Humayun M., Guobadia K., *Li M., $Hwang D.K., Kozinski J.
15:50 00331 Rheology of a Pasta Filata Cheese with Methylcellulose as a Water Binder Organ K.J., *$Subramanian R.
16:10 End of Session


Wednesday AM

MSE3Nashwaaksis A

Cellulose and Lignin Processing / Renewable Feedstock

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric
Chair(s) - M. Maric

08:00 00378 Chemical Treatment of Protein Biomass Waste Derived From Specified Risk Material for Value-Added Industrial Applications *El-Thaher N., Mekonnen T., Mussone P., Bressler D., $Choi P.
08:20 00379 Fabrication of Highly Hydrophobic Microporous LDPE Hollow Fiber Membranes by Melt-extrusion and Salt-leaching Technique $Mosadegh-Sedghi S., Rodrigue D., Brisson J., *Iliuta M.C.
Keynote Lecture:

08:40 00380 Polymer Nanocavity-Based Sensing Technologies *$Serpe M.J.
09:20 00381 Solvent and Process Parameters Selection for the Electrospinning of Polycaprolactone $Sarabi-Mianeji S., Scott J.L., *Page D.J.Y.S.
09:40 00382 Exploring the Effect of Agitation on MMA Emulsion Polymerization *Fathi Roudsari S., $Ein-Mozaffari F., Dhib R.
10:00 End of Session


Wednesday PM

MSE4Nashwaaksis A

Polymers and Macromolecules for the Environment and/or found in the environment

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, B. Lessard, M. Maric
Chair(s) - B. Lessard

13:20 00441 Thermal Properties of Silica/Poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) Films Bissadi G., *$Kruczek B. WITHDRAWN
13:40 00442 Innovative Approaches of Hydrophobic-modified Cellulose Fibres or Micofibrils as Reinforcements for Polypropylene-based Biocomposites Pan Y., *Xiao H., Li S.
14:00 00443 Microbial Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS): Biosynthesis, Genetic and Applications *Klai N., Yan S., $Tyagi R.D., Surampalli R.Y.
Keynote Lecture:

14:20 00444 Chitosan - the Biomaterials Promise *$Ghanem A.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 00445 Preparation and Antimicrobial Properties of Non-Leaching Antimicrobial Polyethylene Film Wang H., Ziaee Z., Wei D., *Xiao H.
15:50 00446 Particle Nucleation in Non-Aqueous Dispersion Polymerization Yang W., *Wilburn S., $Hutchinson R.
Keynote Lecture

16:10 00447 Functional-modified Water-soluble Polymers and Polymeric Absorbents for Water Clarification *$Xiao H.
16:50 00448 Block Copolymers for Cheaper, Flexible, and Lightweight Solar Cells Garcia J.U.M., *Choi P.
17:10 00449 Fully-Atomistic Simulations of Pressure Effects on Structure and Physical Properties of Polyolefin Solutions Shahamat M., *Rey A.
17:30 End of Session


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