61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

ENV1Ballroom 3 (C)

Advanced Technologies for Waste Treatment 1

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - M. Mohseni

09:30 00039 Energy Consumption in Microwave Pyrolysis of Biomass *Sobhy A., Farag S., $Chaouki J.
09:50 00040 Modeling of the Toxic Intermediates Formation During the Phenol Removal by the Measure of Physical Parameters Martínez C., Méndez S., Camarero L.M., Barambones O., *$Villota N.
10:10 00041 Sulphur Dioxide as an Activating Agent for Sulphur-Impregnated Activated Carbon from Petroleum Coke $Morris E.A., Choi R., *Jia C.Q.
10:30 00042 Evaluation of Anion Exchange Resins for the Removal of Natural Organic Matter in Surface Water Imoberdorf G., *$Mohseni M.
10:50 00043 Incorporation of Devulcanized Rubber in a Virgin Tire Rubber Compound Meysami M., Zhu S., Tzoganakis C.
11:10 00044 Characterisation of Polymeric Flat Membranes and Compatibility with Various Aqueous Amine Solutions used for CO2 Capture Bougie F., Lalonde J., *Iliuta M.C.
11:30 00045 The Impact of Biofilm Growth and Evolution on Porous Medium Hydraulic Properties Bozorg A., *Gates I.D., $Sen A.
11:50 End of Session

ENV2Salon D (C)

Emerging Contaminants

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - S. Jasim

09:30 00046 Pharmaceutical Substances in the Great Lakes Region: A Review *Otker Uslu M., Jasim S., Biswas N.
09:50 00047 Mineralization of Bisphenol A in a Heterogeneous Catalytic Ozonation System *Keykavoos R., $Soltan J.
10:10 00048 Catalytic Ozonation of Micro-pollutants Using Manganese Oxide and Cerium Supported on Alumina *Roshani B., Kathpalia V., McMaster I., $Soltan J.
10:30 00049 Genotoxicity of Endocrine Disrupting Compound Intermediates Formed in Various Advanced Oxidation Processes Gilmour C., Ali S., *Rehmann L., $Ray M.
10:50 00050 Acyclovir Removal from Aqueous Solution on Activated Carbon: Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies Jain S., *Dalai A.K., $Vyas R.K., Kumar P., Pandit P.
11:10 00051 Photocatalalytic Degradation of Celecoxib by means of Advanced Oxidation Processes Hashim N., $Ray A.K.
11:30 00052 Catalytic Ozonation of Micro-pollutants Using Manganese Oxide and Cerium Supported on Alumina *Roshani B., Kathpalia V., McMaster I., $Soltan J.
11:50 00053 Improving Anaerobic Digestibility of Natural Estrogens by the Application of Advanced Oxidation Processes Chawla C., Ray M., Nakhla G.
12:10 End of Session

Monday PM

ENV3Ballroom 3 (C)

Advanced Technologies for Waste Treatment 2

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - G. Nakhla

14:10 00185 A New Approach to Model Biofilm Phase Development in Porous Media Bozorg A., *Sen A., $Gates I.D.
14:30 00186 Combination of Various Pretreatments with Ultrasonication for Enhanced Biohydrogen Production from Food Waste $Elbeshbishy E., Hafez H., Dhar B.R., *Nakhla G.
14:50 00187 Extraction of Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids from Biomass using Supercritical CO2 Technique Tilay A., Azargohar R., *$Dalai A., Annapure U., Kozinski J.
15:10 00188 Carbon Capture from a Waste Biomass by Microwave Pyrolysis Namazi A., *Jia C.Q., $Allen D.G.
15:30 End of Session

ENV4Salon D (C)

Water and Wastewater Management

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - N. Biswas

14:10 00189 Tailing in UV Disinfection of Wastewater and the Effect of Sludge Retention Time and Process Type *Azimi Y., Allen G., Cairns B., Droppo I., Seto P., $Farnood R.
14:30 00190 Nutrient Removal from Greenhouse Effluent by Natural Zeolites $Chandhok G., *Bassi A.S.
14:50 00191 Electrochemical Coagulation for the Production of Drinking Water from Natural Waters: Optimization for Reduction in Dissolved Organic Carbon *Dubrawski K., Fauvel M., $Mohseni M.
15:10 00192 Modeling of Lead Corrosion in Drinking Water Distribution Systems $Hassan A.E.M.T, Robinson C., *Herrera J.E.
15:30 00193 Detection of Micron and Submicron Sized Pathogens in Water by Combining Electrokinetic Sampling and Raman Spectroscopy Tomkins M.R., *$Docoslis A.
15:50 End of Session

ENV5Salon D (C)

Resource Recovery and Conservation

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - M. Ray and G. Nakhla

16:20 00194 Ecopark Optimization Based on Profit and Environmental Impact $Kantor I., Elkamel A., *Fowler M.W.
16:40 00195 Safe Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Underground Aquifers *$Peachey B.R.
17:00 00196 Production of Cellulose Nanofibers from Pine Cone using Ultrasonication Rambabu N., Azargohar R., *Dalai A.K., $Mohini S.
17:20 00197 Process Integration for Industrial Water and GHG Conservation: Applications and Opportunities *Powell E., Vlajnic G., Wang Z., Anweiler A.
17:40 00198 Geothermal Energy Recovery from Mines *Scott J.A., Hall A., Graham C.
18:00 00199 Characterization and Reuse/Recycle Options for AV-Cell Fly Ash Adeoti I.A., Hawboldt K., Iliyas A.
18:20 End of Session

ENV-PBallrms 1 & 8 (C)

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray

From 17:40 until 19:30

17:40 00200 CFD Modeling for Floc Breakage in Orifice Flow Fernandes A.X., Lawryshyn Y., Gibson J.H., $Farnood R.R.
17:40 00201 Ultrasound Aided Pretreatment of Wheat Dried Distillers Grain (DDG) for Extraction of Phenolic Compounds Izadifar Z., *$Baik O.D.
17:40 00202 Determination of Optimum Solvent Condition and Diffusion Kinetics for Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Wheat Dried Distillers Grain (DDG) Izadifar Z., *$Baik O.D.
17:40 00203 The Effect of Deposition Conditions on the Photocatalytic Efficiency and Integrity of TiO2 Film for Air Purification Lin P., $Truica-Marasescu F., *Ramsay J., Docoslis A.
17:40 00204 Degradation by Ultrasonic Irradiation of a BETX-Phenol Mixture Using Hydrogen Peroxide *$Paredes Carrera S.P., Valenzuela Zapata M.A., Hernández Pichardo M.L., Sánchez Ochoa J.C., Rodríguez Clavel I.S.
17:40 00205 Decontamination of Drinking Water by a Combined Photocatalysis-Sorption Couple System *$Paredes S.P., Valenzuela M.A:, Hernández-Pichardo M.L., Ródriguez-Clavel I.S.
17:40 00206 Photolytic, Photocatalytic, Sonophotolytic, and Sonophotocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue in Multilamp Photoreactor *$Mohajerani M., Mehrvar M., Ein-Mozaffari F.
17:40 00207 Precipitate Recycling: A New Approach to Wastewater Treatment by Peroxidase-catalyzed Phenol Polymerization Feng W., *Taylor K.E., Bewtra J.K., Biswas N.
17:40 00208 Cyanide and Organic Compounds Removal from Industrial Wastewater using Fenton and Fenton Like Techniques Zouli N., $Ismain E., *Meroufel A.
17:40 00209 Interfacial Properties of Surfactant-like Materials from Wastewater Biomass $Acosta E., Baxter M., *Wells B.
17:40 00210 Investigation of Corrosion Inhibitors and their Inhibitive Effect of Some Novel Organic Dyes on the Corrosion of M57S Aluminium-Magnesium Alloy in Alkaline Media *$Patel P., Barot T.G.
17:40 00211 Photocatalytic Degradation of Reactive Orange 16 in Slurry Photo-Reactor Using N-doped TiO2 Nanoparticles Madani M., *Nasernejad B., $Fathizadeh M., Mahmodi G.
End of Session

Tuesday AM

ENV6Salon D (C)

Advanced Oxidation Processes

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - W. Anderson

09:30 00352 Sulfadiazine Mineralization Using Batch and Continuous Sonophotolytic Process *$Mohajerani M., Mehrvar M., Ein-Mozaffari F.
09:50 00353 Photodegradation of Poly (Ethylene Oxide) by UV/H2O2 Process: Experimental Analysis and Kinetic Modeling Approach *$Ghafoori S., Mehrvar M., Chan P.
10:10 00354 Catalytic Ozonation of Toluene Using Mn/c-Al2O3 and Mn/MCM-41 *Rezaei E., $Soltan J.
10:30 00355 Modeling and Validation of a Rotating Corrugated Drum Reactor Utilizing Novel Photocatalyst for Wastewater Treatment *Donaldson A.A., Gamage J., Ye A., $Zhang Z.
10:50 00356 Computational Fluid Dynamics of Multilamp Photoreactors *$Mohajerani M., Mehrvar M., Ein-Mozaffari F.
11:10 00357 TOC Removal of Pharmaceutical Wastewater using Combined Granular Activated Carbon and UV/H2O2 Processes *Ghafoori S., Mehrvar M., Chan P., $Shah K.
11:30 00358 Applicability of the Fe-assisted Photocatalytic Reactions to Dissimilar Compounds: Positive Effect of Fe Ions on Mineralization Rates of Maleic acid, Oxalic Acid, Formic Acid, Paraquat, Phenol and 4-Chlorophenol. *Ortiz-Gomez A., Moreira del Rio J., Serrano Rosales B., $de Lasa H.
11:50 End of Session

Tuesday PM

ENV7Salon D (C)

Contaminated Sites

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - D. Loock

14:10 00454 Improving Risk Assessment Through the Incorporation of Bioaccessibility: A Science-based Framework for Arsenic $Reimer K.J., *Koch I., Meunier L.
14:30 00455 The North Rankin Nickel Mine Site : Remote Sensing Spectral Analysis of Surface Cover Material Lanthier Y., *Bandler P.
14:50 00456 Anaerobic Biphenyl Degradation by Poplar and Willow Rhizosphere Microorganisms Sun B., Ko K., Ramsay J.
15:10 00457 Phylogenetic and Functional Analysis on an Anaerobic Benzene-Degrading Community Ho H.C., Beiko R., *Devine C., $Mahadevan R.
15:30 00458 Adapting KB-1 a Dechlorinating Enrichment Culture to Dechlorinate Acidic Contaminated Sites Li Y.X., $Edwards E.A.
15:50 End of Session

ENV8Salon D (C)

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Technologies 1

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - M. Ray and G. Nakhla

16:20 00459 Removal and Recovery of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solution for Green Environment: Biosorption of Different Heavy Metal Ions from Aqueous Solutions by "Gayralia oxysperma, Hypnea musciformis and Ulva prolifera" Gurbuz M.G., $Erol M., *Tezyetis S.
16:40 00460 Detection of Organic Matter and Silica Removal Efficiency in Evaporative and Acid Treatment Processes for Minimizing Disposal Water Volume During In-Situ Thermal Oil Recovery *Maiti A., $Bhattacharjee S.
17:00 00461 Kinetics and Adsorption of Cr Ions from Aqueous Solution by Zeolite NaX and Its Sorption Properties *Singh S., Sambi S.S., Sharma S.K.
17:20 00462 The Role of Members of a Biofilm Consortium in the Biodegradation of Naphthenic Acids in an Immobilized Soil Bioreactor Yue S., Tam C., Ramsay B., Ko K., *$Ramsay J.
17:40 End of Session

Wednesday AM

ENV9Salon D (C)

Air Pollution Monitoring and Control Systems

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - M. Ray and G. Nakhla

09:30 00560 Quantification of the NH3 Adsorption on Dust and Its Consequences on the Design of Biofilters for the Removal of Aerial Pollutants in Piggeries *Hamon L., Lagadec S., Dumont E., Landrain B., Landrain P., Andrčs Y.
09:50 00561 Air Phase Photochemical Destruction of Chlorobenzene Sycz M., Zhang L., *Anderson W.A.
10:10 00562 Photolytic versus Photocatalytic Degradation of Benzene in Waste Gas: A Modeling Study Atyabi M., *De Visscher A.
10:30 00563 CO2 Capture Using Lithium Zirconate Based Adsorbents Samanta A., *Sarkar P., Yamarte L., Gupta R.
10:50 00564 Plume Raise from Flare Combustion Modeling Including Rate of Reaction $Rahnama K., DeVisscher A.
11:10 00565 CFD Simulation of Vehicle-induced Turbulence and Pollutant Transport Kim Y., Jia C.Q., Gong S.
11:30 00566 Microbial Community Modeling and the Design of Effective Uranium Bioremediation Strategy Zhuang K., *Ma E., $Mahadevan R.
11:50 00567 Mercury Removal by Modified Chabazite Based Halide Treatment Ma J.J., *Yao H., Xu M.H., Luo G.Q., Fang X., Zhang B., Xu Z.H.
12:10 End of Session

Wednesday PM

ENV10Salon D (C)

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Technologies 2

Organizer(s) - Daniela Loock; Mita Ray
Chair(s) - M. Ray and G. Nakhla

14:10 00657 Effects of Temperature and Temperature Shock on Cake Layer Structure and Membrane Fouling in a Submerged Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Gao W.J., Leung K.T., *$Liao B.Q.
14:30 00658 Adsorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) from Industrial Wastewater by Petroleum Coke-derived Activated Carbon $Awoyemi A.O., *Jia C.Q.
14:50 00659 Adsorption Properties of Dimethylarsinic Acid on Iron (oxyhydr)oxides for Design of Arsenic Removal Technologies *$Al-Abadleh H.A., Tofan-Lazar J., Adamescu A., Goldberg S.
15:10 00660 Analytical Bottom Stress Determination in Shallow Mine Tailings Pond Faisal Md.M., Khayat R.E., Yanful E.K.
15:30 00661 Biosorption Process for Simultaneous Removal of Coexistent Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions Amirnia S., *Margaritis A., $Ray M.
15:50 Coffee Break
16:20 00662 BioWin Modeling to Simulate the Impact of Thermo-Chemical Pretreatment of Sludge on Enhanced Anaerobic Digestion $Dhar B.R., Elbeshbishy E., Hafez H., Nakhla G., *Ray M.
16:40 00663 Fuzzy-Logic in Screening Saline Aquifers for CO2 Sequestration *Zendehboudi S., Shafiei A., Elkamel A., Dusseault M.B., Chatzis I.
17:00 00664 Ultrasound Assisted Thermal Pretreatment Prior to Anaerobic Digestion of Sludge $Dhar B.R., Nakhla G., *Ray M.
17:20 End of Session

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