63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

PL1Theatre, Playhouse

Conference Opening and Plenary Lecture

10:30 Introductory Remarks
10:45 00001 Sustainable Development: The technical challenges *Darton R.
12:00 End of Session

SC1Barkers Pt. B

Process Control

Organizer(s) - V. Prasad, J. Yu
Chair(s) - J. Liu

08:00 00002 Offset-Free Model Predictive Control of a Heat Pump Wallace M., *Mhaskar P., House J., Salsbury T.
08:20 00003 Model Predictive Control of Axial Dispersion Chemical Reactor Liu L., $Dubljevic S.
08:40 00004 Distributed MPC: Computational Issues *Li S., Liu J., $Forbes J.F.
09:00 00005 Stabilization of Nonlinear Systems via Potential-based Realization *Guay M., Hudon N.
09:20 00006 Economic Tuning of Large-scale Model Predictive Controllers Weiss W., *$Guay M.
09:40 00007 Disturbance Modeling of Offset-free Nonlinear Model Predictive Control using Moving Horizon Estimation Das B., *Mhaskar P.
10:00 End of Session

FCE1Devon

Development of Renewable Energy

Organizer(s) - S. Kaliaguine, G. Xu, Y. Zheng
Chair(s) - Tony Bi; Amar Mohanty

08:00 00008 Commercial Reality of Sustainable Chemistry Enterprises Fung D.T.
08:40 00009 Improved Utilization of Co-products from Biomass-based Renewable Energy Industries: A Move towards Green and Sustainable Manufacturing Mohanty A.K.
09:20 00010 Biodiesel and Bio-jet Fuel: Where Do We Stand? Kaliaguine S.
10:00 End of Session

AMS1Pt. St. Anne D

Adsorption 1

Organizer(s) - M. Eic, H. Tezel, X. Feng, M. Ghasdi
Chair(s) - Mladen Eic

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00011 Diffusion of Light Hydrocarbons in DDR Zeolite *$Ruthven D.M., Vidoni A.
08:40 00012 Exploring Mass-Transfer in DDR Single Crystals by Micro-Imaging Binder T., Chmelik C., *Kärger J., Ruthven D.M.
09:00 00013 The Gaussian Adsorption Isotherm Abouelnasr D.M., Taji S., *Loughlin K.F.
09:20 00014 Adsorbent Selection for Post-combustion Carbon Capture. A Process Optimization Study Haghpanah R., *$Rajendran A., Farooq S., Karimi I.A.
09:40 00015 Separation of Ethane from Natural Gas by Adsorption on EVS-10 Mani F., *Kuznicki S.M.
10:00 End of Session

CAT1Marysville A

Green Catalytic Processes (Including Transformation of CO2)

Organizer(s) - A.K. Dalai, A. Duan, H. Yang, Y. Zheng
Chair(s) - Ajay Dalai; Garry Rempel

Award Lecture:

08:00 00016 Green Processes for the Production of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals Ng F.T.T.
08:40 00017 CO2 Enrichment by Temperature Swing Adsorption Directly from the Ambient Air and Its Application in Greenhouses Bao J., *Bao J., $Bi X.T.
09:00 00018 Utilizing Carbon Dioxide as Regenerative Agent in Methane Dry Reforming to Improve Hydrogen Production and Catalyst Activity and Longevity *$Alenazey F.
09:20 00019 Effect of Low H2S Concentration on Carbon Tolerance in Intermediate Temperature Ni-SDC Anode-supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Operating in CO/CO2 Mixtures Ideris A., *Pritzker M., $Croiset E.
09:40 End of Session

ET1Pt. St. Anne B

Honouring Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen's Life Time Achievements

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - Omar Ali

08:00 Intoductory Remarks: Murray Douglas

08:10 Introduction of Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen, Jian Li

08:25 Achievements of Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen in Pulp & Paper, Xuejun Zou

09:10 Achievements of Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen in Biorefinery, Yonghao Ni

09:55 End of Session

FUN1Barkers Pt. A

Chemical Kinetics

Organizer(s) - Y. Zheng, R. Lange
Chair(s) - Zhenghe Xu; Nicholas Abatzoglou

08:00 00020 A Novel Kinetic Analysis for CO2 Gasification $Gomez R.A., *Mahinpey N., Silbermann R.
08:20 00021 Understanding the Mechanisms of Gas Hydrate Growth Promotion via Surfactants Verrett J.D., *$Servio P.
08:40 00022 Understanding Gasification Reactivity Behaviour of Four Biomass Samples from USA Based on Modelling and Thermodynamic Equilibrium Calculations of Ash Components *$Moilanen A., Lehtinen J., Umeki. K., Backman R., Hannula I.
09:00 00023 Micro Fluidized Bed Reaction Analysis and Its Applications Yu J., *Xu G.W., Yue J.R., Wang J.M., Zeng X., $Ji Y.
09:20 End of Session

WWT1Marysville B

Advances in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Organizer(s) - K. Singh, S. Grant, P. McCarthy, M. Ray
Chair(s) - K. Singh

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00024 Zeolite Adsorption of Alkaline Metals for Hydrofracking Process Water Treatment Lee E., Mokhtari H., Latulippe D.R.
08:40 00025 Degradation of Naphthenic Acids by Catalytic Ozonation for Wastewater Treatment Al jibouri A.K.H., *Wu J.
09:00 00026 Post-Treatment of Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Effluent Debnath D., *Singh K.S.
09:20 00027 Electrocoagulation at the Bench-Scale for the Treatment of Synthetic Produced Water Lee S.Y., Gagnon G.A.
09:40 End of Session

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

OAG1Pt. St. Anne C

Gas Enhanced Oil Recovery

Organizer(s) - L. Romero-Zeron, B. Peachey, H. Hejazi
Chair(s) - B. Peachey; L. Romero-Zeron

08:00 00032 CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes and Impacts *$Peachey B.R.
08:20 00033 CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Projects in Western Canada Peachey B.R.
Keynote Lecture:

08:40 00034 Chemical Enhanced CO2 Foam for Heavy Oil Recovery Trivedi J.J.
09:20 00035 Surface Facility Design for Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Carbon Dioxide Leonard B., Palys D., McCoy S., Buchfink A.
09:40 00036 Comparison of Fugitive Emissions in Production and Utilization of Various North American Conventional Crude Oils Rahman M., Canter C., *$Kumar A.
10:00 End of Session

PSM1Nashwaaksis B

Dust Explosions

Organizer(s) - J. Johnson, P. Amyotte, H. Cheddie, L. Morrison, M. Brownstein
Chair(s) - P. Amyotte

08:00 00037 Raising Safety Awareness of Combustible Dust Hazards Worsfold M., Amyotte P., Taylor L., Khan F.
08:30 00038 Some Myths and Realities about Dust Explosions *$Amyotte P.R.
09:00 00039 Practical Design Considerations for Equipment and Operations that Typically Require Dust Explosion Protection Marta M.
09:30 00040 Explosion Protection and Isolation Methods for Equipment Handling Combustible Dust Roach G., *Clouthier M.
10:00 End of Session


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