61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Particle Technology and Fluidization Theme - 4th Annual Symposium of the Particle Technology Research Centre

Monday AM

PTF1Salon E (C)

Multiphase Systems 1 - Dedicated to Norman Epstein

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - J. Grace and R. Cocco

Keynote Lecture:

09:30 00072 Transport Phenomena in High Pressure Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactors Macchi A.
10:10 00073 Application of Radioactive Particle Tracking to Indicate Shed Fouling in the Stripper Section of a Fluid Coker *$Sanchez Careaga F., Granovskiy M., Pugsley T.
10:30 00074 Imaging Particle Hydrodynamics in Fluidized Beds and Risers *$Cocco R.A., Shaffer F., Goalan B., Chew J-W, Hrenya C.M., Karri S.B.R., Knowlton T.M.
10:50 00075 Theory and Generation of a Controlled Size Single Micro-bubble Seyyed Najafi A., Xu Z., *$Masliyah J.
11:10 00076 Transient Motion of Particles Undergoing Layer Inversion in Liquid-Fluidized Beds Vivacqua V., Vashisth S., Epstein N., *Grace J.R.
11:30 00077 Study of the Effect of Column Wall Material and Grounding on Electrostatic Charge Generation in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds Sowinski A., Giffin A., *Mehrani P.
11:50 00078 Computational Fluid Dynamics of Fluidized Bed, the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful *$Taghipour F.
12:10 End of Session

PTF-SBallrms 1 & 8 (C)

PTRC Student Poster Competition

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder

From 11:30 until 13:10

11:30 00291 Molybdenum Nanoparticle Sizing by Time-Resolved Laser-Induced Incandescence Sipkens T., Joshi G., *Daun K., Murakami Y.
11:30 00703 Graphene: Synthesis and Application in Fuel Cells Geng D., Hu Y., Li X., Li R., *$Sun X
11:30 00704 Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion and Storage Sun S., Li X., Wang J., Li Y., Wang D., Liu J., Chen Y., Sun X.
11:30 00705 Circulating Fluidized bed bioreactor (CFBBR) Biofilm Model Used for Biological Wastewater Treatment $Eldyasti A., *Nakhla G., Zhu J.
11:30 00706 Investigations of Heat Transfer in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds Pisters K, *Prakash A
11:30 00707 Atomic Layer Deposition of Crystalline/Amorphous Cobalt Oxide on Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes and Application in Lithium Ion Batteries Liu J., Meng X., Li X., Banis M.N., Li R., *$Sun X.
11:30 00708 Functional Antibacterial Surfaces Made by Ultrafine Powder Coating Yeasmin R., Zhang H., *$Zhu J.
11:30 00709 The Role of Mineral Fines in the Reclaiming of Oil Spills Wang W.Z., *Zheng Y., Li Z.K., Lee K.
11:30 00711 The Effects of Different Factors on Material Utilization Efficiency of Powder Coating $Fu J., Zhang H., Zhu J.
11:30 End of Session


Monday PM

PTF2Salon E (C)

Multiphase Systems 2 - Dedicated to Norman Epstein

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - J. Grace and R. Cocco

Keynote Lecture:

14:10 00264 Perspectives on Chemical Looping Technology Reaction, Reactor and Solids Flow *$Fan L.-S.
14:50 00265 Uniformity of Gas-Solid Flows Through Y-shaped-bifurcation Vashisth S., *Grace J.R.
15:10 00266 Down Flow Reactor Fluid Dynamics. Looking to the Rotational Flow Velocity Components Abbassi A., Islam A., Ege P., de Lasa H.
15:30 00267 Optimization of Spouted Bed Scale-up by Square-based Multiple Unit Design *Rovero G., $Curti M., CavagliÓ G.
15:50 End of Session

PTF3Salon E (C)

Spouted Bed - Dedicated to Norman Epstein

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - J. Grace and R. Cocco

16:20 00268 Spouting Characteristics of SPF Wood Pellets Haddou J.V.H., Ellis N., Bi X.T., $Epstein N.
16:40 00269 Radioactive Characterization of the Gas Residence Time Distribution in Spouted Beds Spreutels L., Chaouki J., Bertrand F., Haut B., Legros R.
17:00 00270 Modeling and Simulation of Cavity Formation and Breakup Forces in Conical Spouted Beds Wen L.Y., Bi X.T.
17:20 00271 Spouted Bed Gasification and Pyrolysis-A Review Watkinson A.P.
17:40 00272 Average Cycle Times of the Solid in Draft-tube Conical Spouted Beds *Olazar M., $Altzibar H., Lopez G.
18:00 00273 Simulation of Gas-Solid Flow in a Conical-Cylindrical Spouted Bed by DEM Ren B., *Zhong W.Q., Jin B.S., Yuan Z.L., Yong L.
18:20 End of Session

PTF4Gr. Ballrm Wst (H)

Student Oral Competition

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - J. Mazumder and E. Sheikholeslamzadeh

14:10 00274 Foam Granulation Using a Twin Screw Extruder Weatherley S., Thompson M.R., Sheskey P.J.
14:25 00275 Economic and Environmental Analyses of Nanofluid Based Solar Water Heaters Niknami M., Siddiqui K., Khayat R.E.
14:40 00276 Numerical Modeling of Thermo-Viscous Fingering Instabilities in Porous Media *Azaiez J., Sajjadi M.
14:55 00277 Modeling and Simulation of Turbulent Gas-Particle Regime in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Biomass Gasifier *Liu H., Elkamel A., Mazda B., $Lohi A.
15:10 00278 Effects of Internal on Local Heat Transfer and Column Hydrodynamics in Bubble Columns Jhawar A.K., *Prakash A.
15:25 00279 Hydrodynamics of a High Flux Circulating Turbulent Fluidized Bed Reactor Qi M., *Zhu J., Barghi S.
15:50 Coffee Break
16:20 00280 Calibration Protocol of Circulating Fluidized bed bioreactor (CFBBR) Models Used for Biological Wastewater Treatment $Eldyasti A., *Nakhla G., Zhu J.
16:35 00281 Numerical Simulation of the Counter-Current High Density Gas-Solid Flow in FCC Stripping Section $Jia D., *Zhao H., Yang C.
16:50 00282 Estimation of the Droplet Size Distribution in Emulsions Using CFD *$Fathi Roudsari Sh., Dhib R., Ein-Mozaffari F.
17:05 00283 Investigations of Axial and Radial Variations of Heat Transfer Coefficient in Single and Binary Particle Bubbling Fluidized Beds with Fast Response Probe Pisters K., *Prakash A.
17:20 00284 Experiments on Gas-Solid Flow Behaviors of a Pressurized High-flux Circulating Fluidized Bed Yin S.Y., *$Jin B.S., Zhong W.Q., Lu Y., Shao Y.J., Liu H.
17:35 00285 Thermal Convection of Non-Fourier Fluids. Part I. Linear and Weakly Nonlinear Analyses Mohammahhasabi Khorasany R., Stranges D.F., Khayat R.E.
17:50 End of Session

PTF-PBallrms 1 & 8 (C)

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder

From 17:40 until 19:30

17:40 00286 Upgrading Residue by Carbon Rejection in a Fluid-Bed Reactor $Wang G., Wang H., Shen B., Guo Q., Xu C., *Gao J.
17:40 00287 Temperature-dependent In Situ Raman Spctroscopic Observation of Methanol-loaded Hydroquinone Clathrate Nam B.-U., *$Yoon J.-H., Lee H.-H., Kim B.-S., Lee K.-W., Moon D., Shin H.J., Han K.W.
17:40 00288 Pressure-driven Structural Transition of Hydroquinone Clathrates Kim B.-S., *$Yoon J.-H., Lee H.-H., Nam B.-U., Lee K.-W., Moon D., Shin H.J., Han K.W.
17:40 00289 The Development of Residue Pre-treating Catalyst for Decarbonization and Demetallation Used in Fluid Bed Reactor *$Shen B., Wang G., Wang H., Gao J., Guo Q., Xu C.
17:40 00290 Foam Granulation of Pharmaceutical Powders Using Twin Screw Extruder Mu B., *$Thompson M.R., Sheskey P.J.
End of Session


Tuesday AM

PTF5Salon E (C)

New Products and Green Technologies from Fluidized Bed Reactors

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - M. Al-Sabawi and J. Wang

Keynote Lecture:

09:30 00380 Advanced Fluidized Bed Reactors Reveal Cracking Chemistry *$Ng S.H., Shi Y., Al-Sabawi M., Chen S., Yui S.
10:10 00381 Catalytic Cracking of Oil Sands Heavy Gas Oil and Its Blend with Canola Oil *Al-Sabawi M., $Ng S.H., Shi Y., Chen S.
10:30 00382 Greener Power Generation Using Fluidized Bed Technologies *Wang J., Anthony E.J.
10:50 00383 Ash Deposition in Co-Firing Three-fuel Blends Consisting of Woody Biomass, Peat and Lignite in a Pilot-Scale Fluidized-bed Reactor Shao Y., *Xu C., Zhu J., Preto F., Wang J., Li H., Badour C.
11:10 00384 Light Olefins from Fluid Catalytic Cracking of Bitumen Derived Heavy Gas Oils Wang J., Ng S.
11:30 00385 Artificial Neural Network Methodology for Modeling of a Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser *$Razzak S.A., Rahaman S.M., Hossain M.M., Zhu J.
11:50 00386 DNS of Impact and Erosion on an Aligned Tube Bank by Coal Ash Particles in a Duct Luo K., *$Fan J.R., Wang Z.L.

Tuesday PM

PTF6Salon E (C)

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Its Applications

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - J. Xu and M. Al-Sabawi

14:10 00486 CFD Simulations of the Hydrodynamics of Downer Flows with Combined EMMS/TFM Approach Liu Y., Wang J., Ge W., Li J.
14:30 00487 Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation in Improving Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Technologies *Lan X.Y., Gao J.S., Xu C.M.
14:50 00488 Modelling of Spray Interactions in a Fluidized Bed *Pougatch K, $Salcudean M., McMillan J.
15:10 00489 CFD Modeling-Galvanizing Bath Akbarzadeh V., $Hrymak A., Liu D.
15:30 End of Session

PTF7Salon E (C)

Applications in Particle Research

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - S.A. Razzak and J. Wang

Keynote Lecture:

16:20 00490 Ultrafine Powders: Researches and Applications at UWO *Zhang H., Zhu J.
17:00 00491 The Role of Mineral Fines in the Reclaiming of Oil Spills Wang W.Z., *Zheng Y., Li Z.K., Lee K.
17:20 00492 Graphene/Polypyrrole Composite Film for Electrochemical Supercapacitor Electrode $Davies A., *Yu A.
17:40 End of Session


Wednesday PM

PTF8Salon E (C)

Multiphase Flow and Particle Processing

Organizer(s) - Ying Zheng; Jahirul Mazumder
Chair(s) - A. Prakash and C.J. Lim

Keynote Lecture:

14:10 00685 New Developments in CFB Reactor Design *$Anthony E.J.
14:50 00686 Development of a Non-Invasive, Acoustic Emissions Method to Measuring Solids Mass Flux Kahn D., Ellis N., Lim C.J.
15:10 00687 Natural Convection of a Non-Fourier Fluid Flow in a Vertical Slot and Application to Nanofluids Niknami M., Khayat R.E. WITHDRAWN
15:30 00688 Local Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics in a Slurry Bubble Column: Effects of Sparger Type and Slurry Concentration Jhawar A.K., *Prakash A.
15:50 Coffee Break
16:20 00689 Rayleigh-Benard Convection of Nanofluids, Part II - Nonlinear Analysis Stranges D.F., *Khorasany R.H., $Khayat R.E.
16:40 00690 Modeling and Optimization of the Polymorphic Transformation Process using the Novel MOMC Method $Sheikholeslamzadeh E., *Rohani S.
17:00 00691 Axial and Radial Composition Profiles in Flowing Particulate Mixtures Abatzoglou N., Castellanos-Gil E., Gosselin R.
17:20 00692 The Effects of Different Factors on Material Utilization Efficiency of Powder Coating $Fu J., Zhang H., Zhu J.
17:40 End of Session


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