United Engineering Foundation

Chemical Reaction Engineering VIII

 

Chemical Reactor Engineering 2000:

Novel Reactor Engineering  for the new millennium

June 24-29, 2001

The "Il Ciocco" Hotel and Conference Center, Barga, Italy

 

FINAL PROGRAM

The Organizing Committee would like to acknowledge the following Sponsors:

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Chemical Reactor Engineering Centre

Dow Chemical Company

Institut Français du Pétrole

 The University of Western Ontario

United Engineering Foundation

 

 

 

Sunday June 24, 2001

17:00 - 19:00

Registration

19:00 - 20:30

Dinner

20:30 - 20:45

Opening remarks

Franco Berruti, Conference Co-Chair

Herman Bieber, United Engineering Foundation Liaison

20:45 - 22:00

Opening reception

 

 

Monday June 25, 2001

07:30 - 08:15

Breakfast Buffet (Dining Room)

 

THEME I

Reactor Engineering for Environmentally

Clean Processes

 

Session Chairs:  F. Berruti and R. Fox

08:30 - 09:15

 

"THEME I"

 

 

 

 

 

09:15 - 09:30

"KINETIC MODELING OF THERMAL DEGRADATION OF POLYOLEFINS AND POLYSTYRENE MIXTURES" (26)

 

Author: T. Faravelli; G. Bozzano; E. Ranzi and M. Dente

 

Affiliation: CIIC Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e Ingegneria Chimica. Politecnico di Milano piazza L. da Vinci, 32, Milano, 20133, Italy; T: +39 02 23993282, F: +39 02 70638173, tiziano.faravelli@polimi.it

 

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

09:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:45

 

"THEME I"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00

"THE USE OF FUSED CHEMICAL REACTIONS WITH ENCAPSULATION TO REMEDIATE PARAFFIN PLUGGING IN PIPELINES" (39)

 

Author: Duc A. Nguyen, H. Scott Fogler and Sumaeth Chavadej1

Affiliation: University of Michigan, 2300 Hayward Str, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109-2136, US; T: 1-734-936-0116, F: 1-734-763-0459, sfogler@engin.umich.edu
1The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 10330

 

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

 

THEME I

Reactor Engineering for Environmentally

Clean Processes

 

Session Chairs: F. Larachi and M. Dente

Session Chairs: D. Karamanev and G. Dogu

11:15 - 11:30

"CONTINUOUS PROCESS FOR PHOTODEGRADATION OF INDUSTRIAL BAYER LIQUOR" (63)

 

Author: V. K. Pareek, M. P. Brungs and A. A. Adesina

 

Affiliation: The University of New South Wales, Reactor Engineering and Technology Group School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia; T: +61-2-93855268, F: +61-2-93855966, a.adesina@unsw.edu.au

"NEUTRALIZATION OF TOXIC COMPONENTS IN ASHES AND SLAGS PRODUCED FROM WASTE INCINERATION" (43)

 

Author: Julian Prölß and M. Modigell

 

Affiliation: Institute of Chemical Engineering, Aachen University of Technology; Turmstr. 46, Aachen, D-52056, Germany; T: 0049-241-805484, F: 0049-241-8888252, proelss@ivt.rwth-aachen.de

11:30 - 11:45

"PHOTON ABSORPTION IN AN AQUEOUS TIO2 SLURRY REACTOR" (93)

 

Author: Hugo de Lasa; Miguel Salaices and Benito Serrano

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada
T: (519) 661-2144, F: (519) 661-3498, Hdelasa@eng.uwo.ca

"NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF CYCLIC COMBUSTION PROCESSES" (107)

 

Author: Jorge E. Gatica; Shalako Mangle; Eduardo López1, Noemí S. Schbib1, Daniel O. Borio1 and Joaquín A Orejas2

 

Affiliation: Chemical Engineering, Cleveland State University, 1960 East 24th Street, SH 455, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115-2425, USA, T: (216) 523-7274, F: (216) 687-9220, j.gatica@csuohio.edu;

1Planta Piloto de Ingeniería Química, UNS, Argentina 

2Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Argentina

11:45 - 12:00

"TAYLOR VORTEX REACTOR FOR WATER PURIFICATION USING SEMICONDUCTOR PHOTOCATALYSIS" (4)

 

Author: Ajay K Ray; Kabir Mohammed Fazlul and Tappan K. Sengupta

 

Affiliation: National University of Singapore, Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore, 119260, Singapore
T: +65 874 8049, F: +65 779 1936, cheakr@nus.edu.sg

"OPTIMAL HEAT-FLUX PROFILES IN SIDE-FIRED PRIMARY STEAM REFORMERS" (87)

 

Author: Juliana Piña; Noemí S. Schbib; Verónica Bucalá and Daniel O. Borio

 

Affiliation: PLAPIQUI, Camino La Carrindanga, km 7, Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, 8000, Argentina
T: 54-291-4861700, F: 54-291-4861600, julianap@plapiqui.edu.ar

12:00 - 12:15

"A NOVEL FOUNTAIN PHOTOCATALYTIC REACTOR FOR WATER TREATMENT AND PURIFICATION" (109)

 

Author: Gianluca Li Puma and Po Lock Yue1

 

Affiliation: School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom; T: +44 (0) 115 9514170, F: +44 (0) 115 9514115, gianluca.li.puma@nottingham.ac.uk

1 Department of Chemical Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

"GAS-SOLID TWO-PHASE FLOW IN CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED" (51)

 

Author: Liu Bo and Zhang Xuyi,

 

Affiliation: Tsinghua University, Thermal Engineering Department, Tsinghua University, Builting 29, Room 117, Beijing, 100084, China P. R., T: 86-10-62781559, F: 86-10-62782087, liub@mail.cic.tsinghua.edu.cn

12:15 - 12:30

"RATE OF SULFUR DIOXIDE ADSORPTION BY MOLECULAR SIEVE 3A ZEOLITE" (96)

 

Author: Türkan Kopaç and Sefa Kocabas

 

Affiliation: Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Department of Chemistry, Zonguldak, 67100, Turkey; T: 903722572070, F: 903722574181, kopact@karaelmas.edu.tr

12:30 - 12:45

 

 

12:45 - 13:00

 

 
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Buffet

14:00 - 18:00

Ad hoc Session and/or Free Time

 

 

THEME I

Reactor Engineering for Environmentally

Clean Processes

Session Chairs: G.Li Puma and W. C. McCaffrey

Session Chairs: B. McCoy and R. Ocone

18:00 - 18:15

"MODELING OF CATION EXCHANGE EQUILIBRIA ON ZEOLITES" (115)

 

Author: Domenico Caputo1 and Francesco Pepe2

 

Affiliation: 1Dipartimento di Ingegneria dei Materiali e della Produzione, Università Federico II di Napoli; P.le Tecchio 80, 80125 Napoli, Italy,  caputo@unina.it; 2DICMA (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Mineraria e delle Tecnologie Ambientali), Università di Bologna; V.le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy, francesco.pepe@mail.ing.unibo.it

"NOVEL DESIGNS FOR CATALYTIC MONOLITH REACTORS" (103)

 

Author: Johannes G. Khinast; Anthony Panarello and David Bolz

 

Affiliation: Rutgers University, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, 98 Brett Rd., Piscataway, NJ, 08854, U.S.A; T: (732) 445-2970, F: (732) 445-2481, khinast@sol.rutgers.edu

18:15 - 18:30

"RECYCLING OF POLYETHYLENE IN FCC FEEDSTOCKS" (88)

 

Author: Ulises Sedran,; Carolina Klocker and Gabriela de la Puente

 

Affiliation: INCAPE (FIQ, UNL – CONICET), Santiago del Estero 2654, Santa Fe, Santa Fe, 3000, Argentina; T: +54-342-452-8062, F: +54-342-453-1068, usedran@fiqus.unl.edu.ar

"TESTING OF METHANOL STEAM REFORMER FOR FUEL CELL APPLICATIONS" (45)

 

Author: Stefano Galli; Egidio Bernini and Anna Ferrantini

 

Affiliation: ENEA, 301 Via Anguillarese, Rome, 00060, Italy; T: +39-06-3048-3383, F: +39-06-30 48-3190, galli_s@casaccia.enea.it

18:30 - 18:45

"TREATMENT OF CONTAMINATED SOILS IN A NOVEL BATCH THERMAL REACTOR" (25)

 

Author: Marline T. Smith; F. Berruti1 and Anil K. Mehrotra

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 Canada

1Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B9,T: (519) 661-2128, F: (519) 850-2399, berruti@eng.uwo.ca 

"LIQUID VAPORIZATION IN A FLUIDIZED BED" (33)

 

Author: Karine Leclere; Cedric Briens; Thierry Gauthier1; Jerome Bayle1; M.A. Bergougnou and Pierre Guigon2

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering Science, Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada; T: 519-679-2111 (ext. 88341), F: 519-661-3498, kleclere@julian.uwo.ca
1Institut Français du Pétrole, BP 3, 69390, Vernaison, France
2Université de Technologie de Compiègne, BP 529, 60205 Compiegne Cedex, France

18:45 - 19:00

"RECYCLING HYDROCARBON CUTS INTO FCC UNITS" (94)

 

Author: J.M Arandes; M.L Fernández, ; G de la Puente1; A.  Lacalle and U. Sedran1

 

Affiliation: Dpto. Ingenieria Quimica, Universidad Del Pais Vasco, APDO. 644, Bilbao 48080, Spain
T: +34-946012511, F: +34-944648500, iqparesj@lgdx04.lg.ehu.es

"INFLUENCE OF THE METHANE COMBUSTION KINETIC MODEL ON THE OPERATING CONDITIONS OF AN AUTOTHERMAL CATALYTIC REACTOR" (89)

 

Author: Eduardo Lopez; Noemi Susana Schbib; Carlos Gigola and Veronica Bucala

 

Affiliation: Planta Piloto de Ingenieria Quimica, Camino La Carrindanga, Km 7, Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, 8000, Argentina; T: 54-291-4861700, F: 54 -291 4861600, elopez@plapiqui.edu.ar

19:00 - 19:15

"NYLON RECYCLE REACTOR, THROUGH AMMONOLYSIS REACTION" (10)

 

Author: Miguel Larocca

 

Affiliation: DuPont Canada Research Centre, 461 Front Road, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 5A5, Canada
T: 613-544-6000 Ext.2238, F: 613-548-5240, Miguel.Larocca@can.dupont.com

"INVESTIGATION OF REACTORS FOR HYDROGENATION PROCESSES OF DIENE-BASED POLYMERS---INTENSIFICATION OF GAS-LIQUID MASS TRANSFER AND MIXING BEHAVIOURS" (27)

 

Author: Qinmin Pan; Garry L. Rempel and Flora T. T. Ng

 

Affiliation: University of Waterloo, 200, University Ave. West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
T: (519) 888-4567 ext. 2366, F: (519) 746-4979, qpan@engmail.uwaterloo.ca

19:15 - 19:30

"SELF-PROPAGATING REACTIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: REACTOR ENGINEERING ASPECTS" (104)

 

Author: Alberto Cincotti1, Roberto Orru1, Massimo Pisu2 and Giacomo Cao1,2

 

Affiliation: 1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimicae Materiali, Centro Studi sulle Reazioni Autopropaganti (CESRA), Centro Interdipartimentale di Ingegneria e Scienze Ambientali (CINSA) and Unita di Ricerca del Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale “La Chimica per l’Ambiente”, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Piazza d'Armi, Cagliari, 09123, Cagliari; T: +39 07 06 755058, F: +39 07 06 755057, cao@visnu.dicm.unica.it 

2CRS4, Centro di Ricerca, Sviluppo e Studi Superiori in Sardegna, VI Strada OVEST Z.I. Macchiareddu, C.P. 94, 09010 UTA (Cagliari – Italy)

"GAS HOLD-UP AND LIQUID VELOCITY IN THE AIRLIFT REACTORS" (56)

 

Author: I.E.Maleev; M.I.Gavrilenko and V.I. Nikitin

 

Affiliation: Odessa State Univercity, Department of Chemistry, Dvoraynskaya 2, St., Odessa,65001, Ukraine, T: 261354, F: 261354, maleev@aport.ru

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 23:00

Poster Session / Social time

Session reserved for posters relative to Monday's oral presentations as well as the following Submissions

 

 

"DECONTAMINATION AND ENERGY UTILIZATION OF GAS EXHAUSTS WITH COMBUSTIBLE IMPURITY LOW CONCENTRATION" (57)

 

Author: V.V  Kolesnyk and V.M Orlyk

 

Affiliation: The Gas Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; 39 Degtjarivska St., Kyiv, 03113, Ukraine, T: (380 44) 456 03 24, 456 88 30, kolesnyk@kafedra.naverex.kiev.ua

 

"KINETICS OF METHYLENE BLUE ADSORPTION FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS BY VARIOUS ADSORBENTS" (95)

 

Author: Türkan Kopaç; Jülide Yener; Gülsen Dogu1 and Timur Dogu2

 

Affiliation: Zonguldak Karaelmas University; Department of Chemistry, Zonguldak, 67100, Turkey; T: 90 37 22 572070, F: 90 37 22574181, kopact@karaelmas.edu.tr
1Gazi University, Department of Chemical Engineering
2Timur DOGU, Middle East Technical University, Department of Chemical Engineering

"ETHERIFICATION RATES OF 2-METHYL-2-BUTENE AND 2-METHYL-BUTENE WITH METHANOL" (111)

 

Author: Nuray Oktar, Kirali Murtezaoglu and Gulsen Dogu

 

Affiliation: Gazi University, Chemical Engineering Department, 06570 Maltepe, Ankara Turkey, gdogu@mmf.gazi.edu.tr

"HYDROGEN PRODUCTION VIA METHANE STEAM REFORMING. PLASMA REACTORS VS CHEMICAL REACTORS" (117)

Author: Iulian Rusu

 

Affiliation: TU Iasi, Faculty of industrial chemistry, irusu@ch.tuiasi.ro

 

 

Tuesday June 26, 2001

07:30 - 08:15

Breakfast Buffet (Dining Room)

 

Theme II

MULTIFUNCTIONAL REACTORS: HORIZONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

Session Chairs: T. Gauthier and A. Dixon

08:30 - 09:15

 

"THEME II"

 

 

 

 

 

 

09:15 - 09:30

"REACTIVE MEMBRANE SEPARATIONS FOR POWER GENERATION APPLICATIONS. POLLUTANT EMISSION ASPECTS" (21)

 

Author: J-Y Ren1, F. N. Egolfopoulos1 and Theodore T. Tsotsis

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA, 90089-1211, USA; T: (213) 740-2069, F: (213) 740-8053, tsotsis@rcf.usc.edu

1Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

09:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:45

 

"THEME II"

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00

" Exploiting Supercritical Fluids in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Reactions" (9)

 

Author: Bala Subramaniam

 

Affiliation: University of Kansas, 4006 Learned Hall, Lawrence, KS, 66045, USA, T: 785-864-2903, F: 785 864-4967, bsubramaniam@ukans.edu

 

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

 

 

Theme II

MULTIFUNCTIONAL REACTORS: HORIZONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

Session Chairs: F. Pepe and A. A. Adesina

Session Chairs: A. Akgerman and C.L. Briens

11:15 - 11:30

"DEVELOPING A HETEROGENEOUS HYDROFORMYLATION CATALYST FOR USE WITH SUPERCRITICAL CO2" (7)

 

Author: Martin A. Abraham; Andrew R. Tadd and Mark R. Mason

 

Affiliation: University of Toledo, Dept of Chemical Engineering, Toledo, OH, 43606, USA; T: (419) 530-8092, F: (419) 530-8086, martin.abraham@utoledo.edu

"MAXIMIZING PROTEIN PRODUCTION IN HIGH CELL DENSITY MAMMALIAN BIOREACTORS" (75)

 

Author: Dhinakar S. Kompala

 

Affiliation: University of Colorado, Chemical Engineering Department, Boulder, Colorado, 80309-0424, USA; T: 303-492-6350, F: 303-492-4341, kompala@colorado.edu

11:30 - 11:45

"HOMOGENEOUS CATALYSIS IN SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE WITH FLUOROACRYLATE COPOLYMER SUPPORTED CATALYSTS" (44)

 

Author: Aydin Akgerman; John P. Fackler, Jr.1, Zulema Lopez-Castillo and Mohammad A. Omary1

 

Affiliation: Chemical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, 3122 TAMU, College Station, Texas, 77843-3122, USA; T: 979-845-3375, F: 979-845-6446, a-akgerman@tamu.edu

1 Chemistry Department, Texas A&M University

"PERMEABILITY, SELECTIVITY AND TESTING OF HYDROGEN DIFFUSION MEMBRANES SUITABLE FOR USE IN STEAM REFORMING" (97)

 

Author: Kai Jarosch and Hugo de Lasa

 

Affiliation: Chemical Reactor Engineering Centre (CREC), The University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering Science, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada; T: (519) 661-2144, F: (519) 661-3498, hdelasa@eng.uwo.ca

11:45 - 12:00

"FIXED-BED HYDROGENATION UNDER SUPERCRITICAL CONDITIONS TO FORM FATTY ALCOHOLS: THE DRAMATIC EFFECTS CAUSED BY CHANGING THE NUMBER OF PHASES IN THE REACTOR" (61)

 

Author: Sander van den Hark and Magnus Härröd 

 

Affiliation: Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Food Science, c/o SIK, PO Box 5401, Göteborg, SE-402 29, Sweden; T: +46 -31- 335 13 48, F: +46 -31- 833782, svh@fsc.chalmers.se

"HYDROGEN PRODUCTION USING SORPTION ENHANCED REACTION" (71)

 

Author: Alejandro Lopez Ortiz and Douglas P. Harrison

 

Affiliation: Louisiana State University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70810, USA; T: (225) 388-3066, F: (225) 388-1476, harrison@che.lsu.edu

12:00 - 12:15

"PROCESS INTENSIFICATION USING OSCILLATORY FLOW REACTORS" (118)

Author: Adam Harvey

Affiliation: University of Cambridge, aph15@cam.ac.uk

 

"CATALYTIC DISTILLATION" (17)

 

Author: Flora T.T. Ng; Chuncheng Huang and Garry Rempel

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada; T: (519) 888-7589 ext 3979, F: (519) 746-4979, fttng@cape.uwaterloo.ca

12:15 - 12:30

"Injection of Liquids in Fluidized Beds: Fundamentals of Particles Agglomeration" (114)

Author: Vittorio Felli, Siva Ariyapadi, Mohammad Saberian, Franco Berruti, and Cedric Briens

Affiliation: Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science University of Western London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

 

 

"A DYNAMIC MODEL FOR AN EXTRACTIVE MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR FOR VOC REMOVAL" (92)

 

Author: Hugo Velasco-Bedrán; Tristan Esparza-Isunza1; Uriel Aréchiga-Viramontes1 and Felipe López-Isunza1

 

Affiliation: Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Prol. de Carpio, esq. Plan de Ayala, Casco de Snto. Tomás, Distrito Federal, C.P. 13720, México; T: 52-5-729-6300 ext. 62351, F: 52-5-729-6300 ext. 62359, hvelasco@bios.encb.ipn.mx
1Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa. Ave. Michoacana y La Purisima s/n, Col. Vicentina, Mexico 09340, D.F., Mexico

12:30 - 12:45

"METHANE REFORMING IN A NOVEL RISER SIMULATOR (119)"

 

Author: Tarek el Solh and H.I de Lasa

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering Science, London, Ontario N6A5B9, tarekelsolh@hotmail.com

"SELECTIVE OXIDATION IN FLUID BED MEMBRANE REACTORS" (86)

 

Author: M. Alonso, G.S. Patience1; M.P. Pina; A. Vega; F.V. Diez and J.R. Alvarez

 

Affiliation: Departamento de Ingenieria Quimica,

Universsidad de Oviedo; C/Julian Claveria S/N 33071 Oviedo Espana; T: 34 98 510 3440; F: 34 98 510 3434; Grerory.Patience@che.dupont.com

1DuPont Iberica, S.A., Tamon, (Aviles) Spain 33469

12:45 - 13:00    

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 18:00

Ad hoc Session and/or Free Time

 

Theme IV

NEW EXPERIMENTAL REACTORS, MEASURING AND SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES

  Session Chairs: G. Rempel and R. Gupta

Session Chairs: C. Wyman and M. Abraham

18:00 - 18:15

"CHARACTERIZING SPRAY PULSATIONS USING A PHASE-DOPPLER PARTICLE ANALYZER" (60)

 

Author: Siva Ariyapadi; Ram Balachandar1 and Franco Berruti

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9, T: (519) 661-2128, F: (519) 850-2399, berruti@eng.uwo.ca

1University of Saskatchewan, College of Engineering, 57 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada; T: (306) 966-5360, F: (306) 966-5427, balachan@engr.usask.ca

"Development of an Ultra-rapid Reactor for Super-Absorbent Polymer" (101)

 

Author: Cedric L. Briens: Jean- Marc Le Blevec1; Andre Lermite1, Manuel Hidalgo2

 

Affiliation: UWO, Fac. Of Engineering Science, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, UWO, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada
T: (519) 439-9249, F: (519) 661-3498, cbriens@uwo.ca

1Groupement de Recherches de Lacq, ATO FINA, BP 34, 64170 Lacq, France
2Centre d'Applications de Levallois, ATO FINA, Levallois, France

18:15 - 18:30

"TRANSMISSION AND REFLECTANCE SPECTROSCOPY FOR CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF PARTICLE SIZE, CONCENTRATION AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION" (23)

 

Author: Andres M. Cardenas-Valencia; Vineet Shastry and Luis H. Garcia-Rubio

 

Affiliation: University of South Florida, Department of Chemical Engineering; 4202 E. Fowler Ave. ENB 118, Tampa, Florida, 33620, USA; T: (813) 974-2439, F: (813) 974-3651, cardenas@eng.usf.edu

"CHARACTERIZATION OF AXIAL AND RADIAL LIQUID MIXING IN A LIQUID-SOLID CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED" (38)

 

Author: Wei Chen; Weiguo Yang1, Jinfu Wang1, Yong Jin1 and Atsushi Tsutsumi

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical System Engineering, The University of Tokyo 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan, Tel: 81-3-58417337, Fax: 81-3-58417336, weichen@chemsys.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp  

1Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, P.R. China

18:30 - 18:45

"CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF CRITICAL REACTION PARAMETERS IN EMULSION POLYMERIZATION REACTORS" (24)

 

Author: Dr. Luis H. Garcia-Rubio

 

Affiliation: University of South Florida, Department of Chemical Engineering; 4202 E Fowler Ave ENB 118, Tampa, Florida, 33620, USA; T: (813) 974-5854, F: (813) 974-3651, garcia@eng.usf.edu

"EFFECT OF SINGLE PARTICLE MOTION ON HYDRODYNAMICS AND PARTICLE-LIQUID TRANSFER IN TWO- AND THREE-PHASE INVERSE FLUIDIZED BEDS" (31)

 

Author: N. L. Nikolov, D. G. Karamanev and C. L. Briens

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario; Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada
T: (519) 661-2111 (ext. 88230), F: (519) 661-3498, dkaramanev@eng.uwo.ca

18:45 - 19:00

"NOVEL OPERATION METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LATEX PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION IN CONTINUOUS EMULSION POLYMERIZATION OF VINYL ACETATE" (59)

 

Author: Naoto Ohmura, Keigo Kitamoto, Takeshi Yano and Kunio Kataoka

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Kobe University; Rokko-dai, Nada, Kobe, Hyogo, 657-8501, Japan; T: +81-78-803-6199, F: +81-78-803-6206, ohmura@cx.kobe-u.ac.jp

"GAS HOLD-UP IN A SLURRY BUBBLE COLUMN: INFLUENCE OF ELECTROLYTE AND CARBON  PARTICLES" (47)

 

Author: J.H.J. Kluytmans; B.G.M. van Wachem, B.F.M. Kuster and J.C. Schouten

 

Affiliation: Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O.Box 513, Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, 5600 MB, Netherlands; T: +31 40 2474937, F: +31 40 2446653, J.Kluytmans@tue.nl

19:00 - 19:15

"REACTION ENGINEERING MODEL FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF PH OPTRODES" (18)

 

Author: Michelle Janowiak; Sylvia Chang and Luis H. Garcia-Rubio

 

Affiliation: University of South Florida, Department of Chemical; Engineering; 4202 E Fowler Ave ENB 118, Tampa, Florida, 33620, USA; T: (813) 974-5858, F: (813) 974-3651, janowiak@eng.usf.edu

"STUDYING ENZYME-CATALYZED DEPOLYMERIZATIONS IN CONTINUOUS REACTORS" (3)

 

Author: Alberto Gallifuoco, Francesco Alfani, Maria Cantarella and Paolo Viparelli

 

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Chimica, Ingegneria Chimica e Materiali, Università di L'Aquila, Monteluco di Roio, 1, L'Aquila, AQ, 67040, Italy

T: (39) 0862-434232, F: (39) 0862-434203, Gallifuo@ing.univaq.it

19:15 - 21:00

Dinner

21:00 - 23:00

Poster Session / Social time

Session reserved for posters relative to Tuesday's oral presentations as well as the following Submissions

 

"REACTION-BONDED SILICON CARBIDE BY REACTIVE INFILTRATION" (108)

Author: Jorge E. Gatica; Prasert Sangsuwan,Surendra N. Tewari, Mrityunjay Singh1and Joaquín A Orejas2

 

Affiliation: Chemical Engineeering, Cleveland State University, 1960 East 24th Street, SH 455, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115-2425, USA, T: (216) 523-7274, F: (216) 687-9220, j.gatica@csuohio.edu
1 NYMA, Inc., NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio
2Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Argentina

 

"DRY REFORMING OF METHANE IN A CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED" (120)

 

Author: Tarek el Solh and H. I de Lasa

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering Science, London, Ontario N6A 5B9, tarekelsolh@hotmail.com

 

 

Wednesday June 27, 2001

07:30 - 08:15

Breakfast Buffet (Dining Room)

 

THEME III

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AS A TOOL IN

REACTOR ENGINEERING – NUMERICAL MODELLING

 

Session Chairs: M. Gray and T. Tsotsis

08:30 - 09:15

 

"THEME III"

 

 

 

 

 

 

09:15 - 09:30

"CFD AS A DESIGN TOOL FOR FIXED BED REACTORS" (85)

 

Author: Anthony G. Dixon and Michiel Nijemeisland

 

Affiliation: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA, 01609, USA; T: (508) 831-5350, F: (508) 831-5853, agdixon@wpi.edu

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

09:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:45

 

"THEME III"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00

"VALIDATION OF GENERAL CFD MULTIPHASE MODELS FOR FLUIDISED BEDS SIMULATIONS USING FLUENT AND CFX" (64)

 

Author: Paola Lettieri; David Newton and Derek Colman

 

Affiliation: BP Chemicals, Poplar House - Chertsey Road, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 7LL, United Kingdom; T: +44 1932 774010, F: +44 1932 774175, lettiep@bp.com,

 

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

 

THEME III

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AS A TOOL IN REACTOR ENGINEERING – NUMERICAL MODELLING

 

Session Chairs: P. Lettieri and M. Dudukovic

THEME IV

NEW EXPERIMENTAL REACTORS,

MEASURING AND SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES

 

 

Session Chairs: T. Dogu and F. Ng

11:15 - 11:30

"Three-Dimensional Asymmetric Flow and Temperature Fields in Cracking Furnaces" (53)

 

 

Author: Geraldine J. Heynderickx; Arno J.M. Oprins, Guy.B. Marin

 

Affiliation: University of Gent, Krijgslaan 281 (S5), Gent, B9000, Belgium; T: +32 (0) 9 264 45 16, F: +32 (0) 9 264 49 99, geraldine.heynderickx@rug.ac.be

"TWO-FLUID MODEL FOR STRUCTURED PACKING REACTORS. PRESSURE GRADIENT, LIQUID HOLDUP & WETTING EFFICIENCY" (16)

 

Author: Faïçal Larachi and Ion Iliuta1

 

Affiliation: Laval University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Sainte-Foy, Québec, G1K 7P4, Canada; T: (418) 656-3566, F: (418) 656-5993, flarachi@gch.ulaval.ca
1Chemical Engineering Dept., University Politehnica, Polizu 1, 78126, Bucharest, Romania

11:30 - 11:45

"CFD ANALYSIS OF PREMIXED THERMOCHLORINATION REACTORS WITH DETAILED CHEMISTRY" (90)

 

Author: Venkatramanan Raman, Rodney O. Fox, Albert Harvey1 and David H. West1

 

Affiliation: Iowa State University, 2114 Sweeney Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011, USA
T: 515-294-2079, F: 515-294-2689, rvenkat@iastate.edu

1The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, Texas 77541-3257, USA

"PRECISE PARAMETER ESTIMATION FOR CHEMICAL BATCH REACTIONS IN HETEROGENEOUS MEDIUM" (19)

 

Author: Sebastien Issanchou; Y.Sedrati; P.  Cognet and M.  Cabassud

 

Affiliation: Laboratoire de Genie Chimique UMR CNRS 5503, Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Ingenieurs de Genie Chimique, 18 chemin de la Loge, Toulouse, 31078, France; T: (0) 5 62 25 23 00, F: (0) 5 62 25 23 18, Sebastien.Issanchou@ensigct.fr

11:45 - 12:00

"CFD MODELLING OF PRECIPITATION PROCESS IN A SEMI-BATCH CRYSTALLIZER" (50)

 

Author: Hongyuan Wei; Wei Zhou1 and  John Garside2

 

Affiliation: BHR Group Limited, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AJ, UK; T: 44 (0) 1234 750422, F: 44 (0) 1234 750074, dwei@bhrgroup.co.uk

1Fluent Inc., 10 Cavendish Court, Centerra Resource Park, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766-1442 USA, Tel: ++1 (603) 643-2600, Fax: ++1 (603) 643-3967,  wz@fluent.com

2Department of Chemical Engineering, UMIST, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK, Tel: ++44 (0) 161 2004011, Fax: ++44 (0) 161 2377219,  j.garside@umist.ac.uk

"OPERATION AND OPTIMISATION OF AN OSCILLATORY FLOW CONTINUOUS REACTOR" (105)

 

Author: P. Stonestreet; A. P. Harvey and M. R. Mackley

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, New Museums Site, Pembroke St., Cambridge, CB2 3RA, UK; T: 44 1223 762787, F: 44 1223 334796, ps10014@cam.ac.uk

12:00 - 12:15

"IMPACT OF BUBBLE-SLURRY REACTOR HYDRODYNAMICS ON SELECTIVITY AND YIELD OF COMPLEX REACTIONS" (102)

 

Author: Johannes G. Khinast

 

Affiliation: Rutgers University, Dept. of Chemical Eng., 98 Brett Rd., Piscataway, NJ, 08854, U.S.A.
T: (732) 445-2970, F: (732) 445-2581, khinast@sol.rutgers.edu

"ON THE TRANSPORT OF SMALL BUBBLES UNDER DEVELOPING CHANNEL FLOW" (28)

 

Author: Ruben Wedin and Anders A. Dahlkild

 

Affiliation: Faxen Laboratioriet, KTH; SE-100 44, Stockholm, Sweden; T: +46 8 7906871, F: +46 8 7969850, ruben@mech.kth.se

12:15 - 12:30

 

"INFLUENCE OF NON-CONDENSABLE GASES AND PROPERTIES VARIATION ON THE DYNAMIC BEHAVIOUR AND ADVANCED CONTROL OF AN AUTOREFRIGERATED CSTR POLYMERISATION REACTOR" (81)

 

Author: Eduardo Coselli Vasco de Toledo, R.F. Martini, M.R. Wolf Maciel and Rubens Maciel Filho

 

Affiliation: State University of Campinas – UNICAMP; Av. Albert Einstein, 500 - CP 6066, Campinas, São Paulo, CEP 13081-970, Brazil
T: +55 197883971, F: +55 197883965, urso@lopca.feq.unicamp.br

12:30 - 17:30 Optional TRIP TO LUCCA (Brown bag lunch)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 17:45

Ad hoc session and/or Free Time

 

THEME III

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AS A TOOL IN REACTOR ENGINEERING – NUMERICAL MODELLING

 

Session Chairs: D. Newton and H.. Wei

THEME V

REACTION ENGINEERING MODELLING – CATALYSIS –

KINETIC MODELLING/'

 

Session Chairs: D. Harrison and J.C.Schouten

17:45 - 18:00

"3D FLOW PATTERNS IN CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED REACTORS: EFFECT OF T-OUTLET " (52)

 

Author: Juray De Wilde, Geraldine J. Heynderickx, Jan Vierendeels1 and Guy B. Marin1

 

Affiliation: Laboratorium voor Petrochemische Techniek, Universiteit Gent, Krijgslaan 281, blok S5, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, 9000, Belgium
T: ++32 9 264 45 16, F: ++32 9 264 49 99, juray.dewilde@rug.ac.be
1Afdeling Stromingstechniek, Universiteit Gent, St. Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Gent, Belgium

" DEACTIVATION OF FCC CATALYSTS IN MICROACTIVITY REACTORS" (91)

 

Author: Felipe López-Isunza; Noemi Moreno-Montiel; Roberto Quintana-Solorzano1; Juan C. Moreno-Mayorga1and Francisco Hernandez-Beltran1

 

Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Iztapalapa, Av. Michoacan y La Purisima s/n, México D.F., C.P. 09340, México; T: 52-5-804-4956, F: 52-5-804-4900, felipe@xanum.uam.mx
1Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico 07730, Mexico

18:00 - 18:15

"COMPUTER-CONSTRUCTION OF DETAILED MODELS FOR GAS-PHASE REACTORS" (30)

 

Author: William H. Green, Paul I. Barton, B. Bhattacharjee, D.M. Matheu, D. A. Schwer, J. Song, R. Sumathi, H.H. Carstensen1, Anthony M. Dean1 and Jeffrey M. Grenda2

 

Affiliation: MIT, 77 Massachusetts Ave. Room 66-448, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA; T: 617-253-4580, F: 617-252-1651, whgreen@mit.edu

1Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Co.
2Exxon Mobil Research & Engineering Co., 9545 Ret 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801

"A STUDY OF A PHASE TRANSFER CATALYTIC REACTION BETWEENN-BUTYL BROMIDE AND SODIUM PHENOLATE IN AN OSCILLATORY BAFFLED REACTOR" (34)

 

Author: X.Ni; B.Wilson and D.C.Sherrington1

 

Affiliation: Heriot-Watt University, Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, Scotland, UK; T: 441314513781, F: 441314513077, x.ni@hw.ac.uk
1Strathclyde University

18:15 - 18:30

"FLOW DISTRIBUTION STUDIES APPLIED TO DEEP HYDRO-DESULFURIZATION" (54)

 

Author: Isabelle Harter, Christophe Boyer, Ludovic Raynal, Gilles Ferschneider and Thierry Gauthier

 

Affiliation: IFP, BP 3, VERNAISON, 69390, France; T: 33-4-78022020, F: 33-4-78022009, Isabelle.HARTER@ifp.fr

"DIFFUSION AND REACTIVITY OF HYDROCARBON MODEL COMPOUNDS IN FCC CATALYSTS" (98)

 

Author: Hugo de Lasa and Sulaiman Al-Khattaf

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Engineering Science, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada; T: (519) 661-2144, F: (519) 661-3498, hdelasa@eng.uwo.ca

18:30 - 18:45

"EVALUATION OF A THREE-DIMENSIONAL NUMERICAL MODEL OF A SCALED CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED" (49)

 

Author: Claus H. Ibsen; Tron Solberg and Bjørn H. Hjertager

 

Affiliation: Aalborg University Esbjerg, Niels Bohrs Vej 8, DK-6700 Esbjerg, Denmark; T: +45 79 127 679, F: +45 75 453 643, ci@aue.auc.dk

"GAS PHASE KINETIC STUDY ON THE PRODUCTION OF TAME USING A BETA-ZEOLITE BASED CATALYST" (8)

 

Author: Rafael Díaz; Ciro Ortiz, Manuel de la Monja; Carmen Cabrera1and Ericka Díaz1

 

Affiliation:  Departamento de Ciencias, Universidad Iberoamericana, Prol. Paseo de la Reforma 880, Mexico, D.F., 01210, Mexico, T: +(52) 5267-4074, F: +(52) 5267-4279, rafael.diaz@uia.mx
1Gerencia de Catalizadores, Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo, Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas No. 152, Mexico D.F. 07730, Mexico

18:45 - 19:00

"KINETIC/CONTINUUM APPROACH TO THE MODELLING OF TURBULENT FLOW OF DILUTE GAS-PARTICULATE SUSPENSIONS" (70)

 

Author: Yuri A. Sergeev and David C. Swailes

 

Affiliation: Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Newcastle; Stephenson Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
T: (+44) (191) 222 6284, F: (+44) (191) 222 5498, yuri.sergeev@ncl.ac.uk

"DRIFT STUDIES FOR THE REACTION AND ADSORPTION OF ALCOHOLS AND ISOBUTYLENE ON ACIDIC RESIN CATALYSTS AND THE MECHANISM OF ETBE AND MTBE SYNTHESIS" (6)

 

Author: Timur Dogu, Nezahat Boz, Ebru Aydin, Nuray Oktar1, Kirali Murtezaoglu1 and Gulsen Dogu1

 

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Ankara, 06531, Turkey; T: 90 312 2102601, F: 90 312 210 1264, tdogu@metu.edu.tr

1Gazi University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Maltepe, 06570, Ankara, Turkey

19:00 - 19:15

"NEURAL NETWORKS FOR PREDICATION OF THE DYNAMIC HEAT TRANSFER RATE IN BUBBLE COLUMNS AND THREE-PHASE REACTORS" (42)

 

Author: Atsushi Tsutsumi, Wei Chen, Tatsuya Hasegawa and Kentarou Otawara1

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical System Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; T: 81-3-58417337, F: 81-03-58417336, tsutsumi@chem.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
1Technical Management and Systems Department, Kureha Chemical Industry, 16 Ochiai, Nishiki, Iwaki, Fukushima 974-8656, Japan

"MODELING PETROLEUM RESIDUES AND BITUMENS AS MOLECULAR MIXTURES" (20)

 

Author: William C. McCaffrey; Jeff M Sheremata and Murray R Gray

 

Affiliation: University of Alberta, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G6, Canada; T: 780-492-6733, F: 780-492-2881, william.mccaffrey@ualberta.ca

19:15 - 19:30

"HYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATION OF FLUIDIZATION BY USING A MODIFIED KINETIC THEORY" (65)

 

Author: Wei Wang and Youchu Li

 

Affiliation: Institute of Chemical Metallurgy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Post Box 353, Beijing, 100080, P. R. China; T: 86-10-62562448, F: 86-10-62561822, yizh@home.icm.ac.cn

"CONVECTIVE DIFFUSION IN HETEROGENEOUS CATALYTIC DUCT REACTORS WITH NONCIRCULAR CROSS SECTION AND NONUNIFORM CATALYST ACTIVITY" (116)

Author: Laurence A. Belfiore

Affiliation: Colorado State University, belfiore@engr.colostate.edu

19:30 - 21:00

Dinner

21:00 - 23:00

Poster Session / Social time

Session reserved for posters relative to WEDNESDAY'S oral presentations as well as the following Submissions

 

 

"DYNAMIC MODELS FOR A FIXED BED CATALYTIC REACTORS WHERE OCCUR THE CATALYTIC OXIDATION REACTION OF THE ETHANOL TO ACETALDEHYDO" (1)

 

Author: Eduardo Coselli Vasco de Toledo; Rubens Maciel Filho

 

Affiliation: State University of Campinas – UNICAMP; Av. Albert Einstein, 500 - CP 6066, Campinas, São Paulo, CEP 13081-970, Brazil; T: +55197883971, F: +55197883965, urso@lopca.feq.unicamp.br

 

"NEW CATALYSTS BASED ON FOAM METALS FOR ALCOHOL PARTIAL OXIDATION "(121)

 

Author: A.N. Pestryakov

 

Affiliation: Tomsk State University of Civil Engineering; anp@tspace.ru

 

 

Thursday June 28, 2001

07:30 - 08:15

Breakfast Buffet

 

THEME IV

NEW EXPERIMENTAL REACTORS, MEASURING AND SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES

 

Session Chairs: H. de Lasa and L. Behie

08:30 - 09:15

 

"THEME IV"

 

 

 

09:15 - 09:30

"Flow Mapping and Modeling of Liquid Solid Risers" (100)

 

Author: M.P. Dudukoviç and Shantanu Roy

 

Affiliations: Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory; Washington University; St. Louis, MO 63130, USA

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

09:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

 

THEME V

REACTION ENGINEERING MODELLING – CATALYSIS KINETIC MODELLING

10:00 - 10:45

 

"THEME V"

 

 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00

"Novel concepts for structured catalytic materials and reactors" (79)

 

Author: L. Kiwi-Minsker and Albert Renken

 

Affiliation: Laboratory of Chemical Reaction Engineering (LGRC), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, CH-1015, Lausanne, Switzerlasnd

 

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

 

THEME V

REACTION ENGINEERING MODELLING – CATALYSIS –

KINETIC MODELLING

 

Session Chairs: J.E. Gatica and M. Kallos

Session Chairs: D.Loffler and  D. Marchisio

11:15 - 11:30

"ON THE COMPARISON BETWEEN PRESUMED AND FULL PDF METHODS FOR TURBULENT PRECIPITATION" (74)

 

Author: Daniele L. Marchisio, Rodney O. Fox1, Antonello A. Barresi and GianCarlo Baldi

 

Affiliation: Politecnico di Torino, Dip. di Scienza dei Materiali ed Ingegneria Chimica C.so Duca degli Abruzzi 24, Torino, TO, 10129, Italy, T: + 39 011 564 4695, F: + 39 011 564 4699, E-mail: marchis@athena.polito.it

1Iowa State University, Department of Chemical Engineering, 2114 Sweeney Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2230, USA

"DEVELOPMENT OF MICELLAR CATALYSIS FOR EPOXIDATION REACTIONS: FROM SURFACTANT TO REACTOR DESIGN" (40)

 

Author: L.J.P. van den Broeke; V.G. de Bruijn; J.H.M. Heijnen and J.T.F. Keurentjes

 

Affiliation: Process Development Group, Department of Chemical Engineering; and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, PO Box 513, Eindhoven, 5600 MB, The Netherlands
T: +31-40-2473675, F: +31-40-2446104, L.J.P.van.den.broeke@tue.nl

11:30 - 11:45

"NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF FIBROUS FILTER LOADING" (84)

 

Author: R Ocone; Antonis Karadimos

 

Affiliation: Heriot Watt Univesrity, Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK; T: +44 (0) 131 451 3777, F: +44 (0) 131 451 3129, R.Ocone@hw.ac.uk

"ACTIVITIES OF COPPER OXIDE AND Cu-V, Cu-Mo MIXED OXIDES FOR H2S REMOVAL IN THE PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF HYDROGEN AND PREDICTIONS OF DEACTIVATION MODEL" (5)

 

Author: Sena Yasyerli, Gulsen Dogu, Irfan Ar and Timur Dogu1

Affiliation: Gazi University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Maltepe, Ankara, 06570, Turkey, T: 90 312 2317400/2559, F: 90 312 230 8434, gdogu@mikasa.mmf.gazi.edu.tr
1Middle East Technical University, Department of Chemical Engineering, 06531, Ankara, Turkey

11:45 - 12:00

"OPTIMISATION OF GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL SYNTHESES INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS" (15)

 

Author: Sébastien Elgue; Michel Cabassud; Jean Marc Le Lann; Laurent Prat  and Jérôme Cezerac1 

 

Affiliation: Laboratoire de Génie Chimique INPT-ENSIGC 18, Chemin de la Loge, Toulouse Cedex 4, 31078, France; T: 33 5 62 25 23 62, F: 33 5 62 25 23 18, Sebastien.Elgue@ensigct.fr

1Sasofi-Synthelabo

"APPLICATION OF SIMULATED COUNTERCURRENT MOVING BED CHROMATOGRAPHICREACTOR FOR MTBE SYNTHESIS" (2)

 

Author: Ajay K. Ray; Kus Hidajat; Zhang Ziyang

 

Affiliation: National University of Singapore, Dept of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore, Singapore, 119260, Singapore; T: +65 874 8049, F: +65 779 1936, cheakr@nus.edu.sg

12:00 - 12:15

"Novel reactor concept for the drhydrogenation of propane over fibrous catalyst" (80)

 

Author: O. Wolfrath, L. Kiwi-Minsker and Albert Renken

 

Affiliation: Laboratory of Chemical Reaction Engineering (LGRC), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, CH-1015, Lausanne, Switzerlasnd; albert.renken@epfl.ch

"VIRTUAL REACTION MODEL OF NO REDUCTION WITH CARBON USING NEURAL NETWORKS" (35)

 

Author: Atsushi Tsutsumi; Tomoya Muramoto and Yoshimitsu Nakajima

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemical System Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; T: +81-3-5841-7336, F: +81-3-5841-7270, tsutsumi@chemsys.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp

12:15 - 12:30

"DISSOLUTION OF FINELY GROUND LIMESTONE PARTICLES IN ACID SOLUTIONS" (13)

 

Author: Francesco Pepe

 

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Mineraria e delle Tecnologie Ambientali, Università di Bologna V.le Risorgimento 2, Bologna, 40436, Italy; T: [39] 051-20-93152, F: [39] 051-581-200, francesco.pepe@mail.ing.unibo.it

"Uncatalyzed Biomass Pretreatment: The Effect of Solids Concentration on Reaction Kinetics and Possible Mass Transfer Implications" (69)

 

Author: Sigrid E. Jacobsen and Charles E. Wyman

 

Affiliation: Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 8000 Cummings Hall, Hanover, NH, 03755, USA; T: (603) 646-3193, F: (603) 646-2277, Charles.E.Wyman@Dartmouth,edu

 

12:30 - 12:45

 

"KINETICS OF DISPERSION POLYMERIZATION OF STYRENE" (36)

 

Author: Masahiro Yasuda, Hidetosi Seki; Hideki Yokoyama and Haruo Ishikawa

 

Affiliation: Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University; 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Sakai, Osaka, 599-8531, Japan; T: +81-722-54-9299, F: +81-722-54-9911, yasuda@chemeng.osakafu-u.ac.jp

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Poster Session / Social time

Session reserved for posters relative to THURSDAY's oral presentations as well as the following Submissions

 

 

"KINETICS OF THE AUTOXIDATION OF SODIUM DODECYL SULFATE CATALYZED BY ALUMINA-SUPPORTED COBALT-ZINC COMPOSITE" (73)

 

Author: K. Usman, A.Adesina and T.D. Waite1

 

Affiliation: School of Chemical Engineering & Industrial Chemistry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Reactor Engineering & Technology Group, School of Chemical Engineering & Industrial Chemistry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, 2052, Australia

T: 61-2-9385-5268, F: 61-2-9385-5966, a.adesina@unsw.edu.au

1School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia

15:30 - 19:30

Ad hoc session / free time

19:30 - 23:00

Dinner (Banquet) "Rustic Dinner on the Mountain"

 

 

Friday June 29, 2001

07:30 - 08:15

Breakfast Buffet

 

THEME VI

REACTOR ENGINEERING IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

Session Chairs: Sicardi and B. Subramaniam

08:30 - 09:15

 

"THEME VI"

 

 

 

 

 

 

09:15 - 09:30

"EFFECTS OF HYDRODYNAMICS ON  CULTURES OF MAMMALIAN NEURAL STEM CELL AGGREGATES IN SUSPENSION BIOREACTORS" (22)

Author: Arindom Sen; Michael S. Kallos, Leo A. Behie

 

Affiliation: Pharmaceutical Production Research Facility (PPRF) Faculty of Engineering, University of Calgary; 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada, T: (403) 220-8107, F: (403) 284-4852, behie@ucalgary.ca

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

09:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:45

 

"THEME VI"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00

"DISTRIBUTION KINETICS MODELING OF NUCLEATION, GROWTH, AND AGGREGATION PROCESSES" (68)

 

Author: Benjamin J. McCoy

 

Affiliation: University of California, University of California, Davis, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Davis, CA, 95616, USA; T: 530-752-6923, F: 530-752-1031, bjmccoy@ucdavis.edu

 

Discussion Period – Questions and Answers

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

 

THEME VI

REACTOR ENGINEERING IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

Session Chairs: H.I. de Lasa and A. Oprins

Session Chairs: Green and F. Berruti

11:15 - 11:30

"A NEW TOOL FOR THE QUANTIFICATION OF MICROORGANISMS INTERACTIONS DYNAMICS" (67)

 

Author: Claire Albasi, Panagniotis Tataridis, Edgar Salgado Manjarrex1 and Patricia Taillandier

 

Affiliation: Laboratoire de Génie Chimique UMR - CNRS 5503; ENSIGC, 18 chemin de la loge, Toulouse, 31078, France; T: 33 562 252346, F: 33 562 252379, claire.albasi@ensigct.fr

1Departmento de Bioingenieria, Unidad Profesional Interdisciplinaria de Biotecnologia, IPN, Av. Acueducto de Guadalupe S/N Mexico D.F. 07340, Mexico

"MODELLING THE KINETICS OF CELL DEATH IN NEURONAL DEGENERATION" (113)

Author: K.L. Gielty**, A Kummer* and R Ocone**

Affiliation: *Center for Cancer Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA; **Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK, R.Ocone@hw.ac.uk

11:30 - 11:45

"STUDIES ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF OLEIC ACID ESTERIFICATION WITH ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL USING AN IMMOBILIZED LIPASE IN A STIRRED BATCH REACTOR" (99)

 

Author: Tomas Garcia, Mercedes Martinez and Jose Aracil

 

Affiliation: Dept. Chemical Engineering, UCM, and Dept. Chemical Engineering. Faculty of Chemistry. Complutense University, Madrid, Madrid, 28040, Spain; T: 34-91-3944175, F: 34-91-3944167, jam1@eucmax.sim.ucm.es

"AEROBIC PHENOL BIODEGRADATION IN INVERSE FLUIDIZED BED BIOFILM, REACTOR" (58)

 

Author: K. Kryst and D. G. Karamanev

 

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada; T: (519) 661-2111 (ext. 88230), F: (519) 661-3498, dkaramanev@eng.uwo.ca

11:45 - 12:00

"SEQUENCING BATCH REACTOR: INFLUENCE OF PERIODIC OPERATION ON PHYSIOLOGICAL STATE, MICROBIAL COMPOSITION AND PERFORMANCE OF ACTIVATED SLUDGE IN BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT" (66)

 

Author: Davide Dionisi; Mauro Majone, Valter Tandoi1 and Mario Beccari

 

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University 'La Sapienza', P.le Aldo Moro 5, Rome, 00185, Italy

T: +390649913716, F: +3906490631, davidedionisi@hotmail.com
1Water Research Institute, National Research Council, Rome

"MICROENCAPSULATION: A PROMISING TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH-DENSITY ANIMAL CELL CULTURE " (112)

Author: Mimma Pernetti

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Chemical Engineering; pernetti@tin.it

12:00 - 12:15

"TOLUENE REMOVAL BY BIOFILTRATION: A NEW CORRELATION BETWEEN NITROGEN CONCENTRATION AND OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS" (46)

 

Author: Marie-Caroline Delhoménie; Louise Bibeau; Julie Gendron; Ryszard Brzezinski and Michèle Heitz

 

Affiliation: Génie Chimique; Faculté de Génie; Université de Sherbrooke; 2500 Boulevard de l’Université, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1K 2R1 Canada; T: (819) 821-8000 ext. 2827; F: (819) 821-7955; mheitz@courrier.usherb.ca

"CONVECTIVE TRANSPORT IN REACTORS FOR SOLID PHASE BIOPROCESSES" (72)

 

Author: George T. Tsao

 

Affiliation: School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 47907, USA

T: 765-494-4068, F: 765-494-4068, tsaogt@ecn.purdue.edu

 

12:15 - 12:30

"SHAPE-SELECTIVE BIOCATALYSIS IN BACTERIA CONTROLLED BY ACTIVE MEMBRANE TRANSPORT" (12)

 

Author: Murray Gray

 

Affiliation: University of Alberta, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 0G3, Canada; T: 780-492-7965, F: 780-492-2881, murray.gray@ualberta.ca

"DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF A STRUCTURED KINETIC MODEL FOR IMPROVING BIOINSECTICIDE FERMENTATION" (83)

 

Author: Dile Pontarolo Stremel; Tereza C. Vidaurre; G.E. Serra; Rubens Maciel Filho

 

Affiliation: Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz CEP 13081-970, Campinas, SP, São Paulo, 6066, Brazil

T: +55192383909, F: +55192394717, stremel@feq.unicamp.br

12:30 - 12:45

"ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ABATEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM: NOVEL VAPOUR PHASE BIOFILTRATION OF VOCS AND OTHER WASTE GASES AT HIGH TEMPERATURE" (29)

 

Author: Phillip C Wright; Mark T Bustard and Vissanu Meeyoo1

 

Affiliation: Heriot-Watt University; Mech and Chem Eng, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK; T: +44 131 451 8165, F: +44 131 451 3129, p.c.wright@hw.ac.uk
1Mahanakorn University of Technology

 
12:45 - 13:00    

13:00 - 14:00

Poster Session/Lunch

Session reserved for posters relative to friday's oral presentations as well as the following Submissions

 

14:00 - 15:00

Summary and Future Directions

Closing Remarks

15:15 Conference Adjournment and Departure (by bus to Pisa)