Timetable

Plenary Concurrent Function Poster
Sunday, 18 September 2011
18:00 1Welcome Reception
19:30  
Monday, 19 September 2011
08:30 2CHEMECA Opening Ceremony
CHEMECA Opening Ceremony
Opening Speech by NSW Chief Scientist: Prof Mary O'Kane
Prof Mary O'Kane
10:00 49Plenary - Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulous
Nanocatalysis for Sustainable Energy
Prof Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Tufts University, United States
10:45  
11:15 3Mineral Processing Level 3, Ballroom A
Rethinking Metal Production
Mr Markus Fietz, CSIRO Process Science and Engineering, Australia
Nucleation, Growth and Overlap of Nanoscopic Sulfur Domains during Galena Oxidation
Dr Marc A Hampton, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Australia
Investigation of the Fundamentals of Nickel Laterite ore Agglomeration Process
Mr Ataollah Nosrati, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Effect of Water Quality on Froth Stability in Flotation
Dr Saeed Farrokhpay, The University of Queensland, Australia
4Biofuel Level 4, Room 3 5Nano/Bio-Engineering Level 4, Room 5
Designing Multi-Layered Polymeric Microparticles for Delivery of Multiple Drug Entities
A/Prof Joachim Say Chye Loo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Baculovirus Production via Insect Cell Culture – a Transcriptomics Study
Mr Quan H Nguyen, Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland, Australia
DNA-based Synthesis of Plasmonic Nanomateirals
A/Prof Wenlong Cheng, Monash University, Australia
Microfluidic Extensional Rheology of Suspensions of Motile Microbes
Dr Prabhakar Ranganathan, Monash University, Australia
6Young Engineers and Scientists Level 4, Room 2
Coordination of Model Predictive Controllers for Plantwide Control
Mr Michael J Tippett, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Formation of Nano-carrier Systems by the Dense Gas Processing
Ms Chau Chun Beh, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Linking the Wet Granulation Conditions to the Tablet Properties through the Unified Compaction Curve
Ms Thanh H Nguyen, Monash Advanced Particle Engineering Laboratory; Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Australia
On the Study of the surface tension of liquid marbles via capillary rise technique and Wihelmy plate method
Ms Tina Arbatan, Australian Pulp and Paper Institute, Chemical Engineering Department, Monash University, Australia
7Membrane 1 Level 4, Room 4
Challenges and Opportunities in Membrane Fouling Control
Prof Vicki Chen, UNESCO centre for membrane Science and Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
The use of Fluid Dynamic Gauging as a Tool in Understanding Synthetic Membrane Fouling by Food Based Materials
Dr Michael R Bird, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Parametric Sensitivity Analysis of Vacuum Membrane Distillation for Desalination Process
Mr Sushant Upadhyaya, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India
8Nanomaterial for Energy and Environment Level 4, Room 1
Designing Layered Transition Metal Oxides for Solar Energy Conversion
A/Prof Lian Zhou Wang, University of Queensland, Australia
Atomic Layer Deposition of Titania Nanotubes using Anodic Alumina Templates
Dr Peter J Evans, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation,, Australia
Green Preparation Of Visible-Light-Active Tio2 Films
Dr Timothy Thatt Yang Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Nanostructured Silica and Carbon as Delivery Vehicles and Nonoreactors
Dr Shizhang Qiao, University of Queensland, Australia
12:45 48Lunch and Final Race of Chem-E Car Competition
14:00 10Fuel Level 4, Room 3
Demineralisation of Victorian brown Coal Upon Thermal Treatment in Acidic Solutions
Ms Niken Wijaya, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Mr Teck Kwang Choo, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Dr Lian Zhang, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Thermal Cracking and Polymerisation Modelling of a Single Heavy Fuel Oil Droplet
Dr Vikram Garaniya, University of Tasmania, Australia
Capture of CO2 by Alkaline Aqueous Absorbents
Prof Young Min Jo, Department.of Environmental science and Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Jong Min Oh, Department.of Environmental science and Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Use of Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Adsoprtion Spectroscopy (XAS) for the Speciation of Cr in Oxy-Fuel Fly Ash
Ms Juan Chen, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Ms Fiona Low, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
11Pharmaceutical/Food Engineering Level 4, Room 5 12Young Engineers and Scientists Level 4, Room 2
Effect of Environment Humidity on the Apparent Foam Stability
Mr Li Xueliang, University of Newcastle, Australia
Pro Geoff M Evans, University of Newcastle, Australia
Dr Paul Stevenson, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Mechanisms and Kinetics of Nucleation and Growth of Copper by Electrocrystallization: Macro- versus Micro-electrode approach
Mr Bogale Tadesse, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Synthesis of metal/polyoxometallate and metal/polyoxometallate/amino acid nanocomposites for surface charge dependant antibacterial activity
Mr Hemant K Daima, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne (VIC) 3001 Australia, Australia
Study of Laminar jet and its Breakup in Immiscible Liquid-liquid System using Computational Fluid Dynamics
Mr Harisinh B Parmar, Department of chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, AUSTRALIA, Australia
13Sustainability/Waste Management Level 4, Room 4
Secondary Reactions in the E-waste Bioleaching
Mrs Mahsa Saidan, Sydney University-Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Australia
IChemE Road Map - Engineering Futures Update
Dr Gareth M Forde, IChemE, Australia
The Potential of Saw Dust as a Natural Dye Raw Material
Edia Rahayuningsih, Chemical Engineering Department Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
14Nanomaterials for Bioapplicators Level 4, Room 1
Crosslinked Micelles as an Avenue to Smart Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
A/Prof Martina Stenzel, University of New South Wales, Australia
Magnetically Loaded Drug Molecules and their Stability in Smart Bionanocomposites
Dr Deeptangshu Chaudhary, Curtin University, Australia
Effect of Halloysite Nanocomposites on Electrospun PLA/ PCL
MSc Hazim Jasim Haroosh, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth,WA, Australia
Fabrication and Characterisation of Biomimetic Silicate Nanoparticles
Dr Frances C Neville, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
9Particle Technology Level 3, Ballroom A
Computational Study of Centrifugal Instabilities in a Micro-Sized Hydrocyclone
Dr Jong-Leng Liow, School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW@ADFA, Australia
Nano-mechanical Properties of Clay-Stabilized Emulsions
Dr Sin Ying Tan, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Analysis of Consolidation Behaviors of Tofu and Okara as Soft Colloids
A/Prof Nobuyuki Katagiri, Nagoya University, Japan
The Kinetics of Colloidal Aggregation : Influence of the van der Waals Forces
Dr Roberto Moreno-Atanasio, School of Engineering, The University of Newcastle
Evaporation-Induced Self-Assembly of Uniform Silica Microparticles with Mesoscopic Structures via Spray Drying
Dr Cordelia Selomulya, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
15:30  
16:00 15Catalysis Level 3, Ballroom A
Controlling Catalytic Reaction Process by Tuning Acidity of Zeolites
Dr Jun Huang, Laboratory for Catalysis Engineering, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
Activity and Stability Improvements of Sol-gel-generated Ni-Yb/Al2O3 Catalysts for CH4/CO2 Reforming
Dr Mohamad Hassan Amin, Industrial Chemistry and Advanced Materials Group, RMIT University, Australia
Nanotubular Structured Material Supported Ru Nanoparticles for Preferential CO Oxidation in H2 - Rich Stream
Miss Li Wang, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia
16Energy Storage/Fuel Cells Level 4, Room 3 17Food Engineering Level 4, Room 5
Future Trends in Food Engineering for Australia
Prof Timothy A G Langrish, The University of Sydney, Australia
The Use of Power Ultrasound to Enhance Food Processing Technologies
A/Prof Sandra Kentish, University of Melbourne, Australia
Kinetic Study on Non Enzymatic Browning in Pastry Baking
Miss Sureewan Rajchasom, 1School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North New Zealand., New Zealand
Food Security - The Role to be Played by the Australian Food Sector
Dr Chris Hudson, Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Australia
18Young Engineers and Scientists Level 4, Room 2
Development of Novel Draw Agents in Forward Osmosis Desalination
Dr Dan Li, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Friday 13th failure of Clean-In-Place operations in a milk process plant
Mr Saravanan Chandrakash, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Secondary Nucleation Studies on Lactose
Mr Shailesh Ghanashyam Agrawal, Massey University, New Zealand
C5 Sugar Decomposition Products under Hot Compressed Water Conditions
Ms Asanka I Rahubadda, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney,, Australia
19Process Engineering Science Level 4, Room 4
Phase Equilibrium for Biodeisel Mixtures
Mr Kouki Nishimura, University of Hyogo, Japan
Equilibrium Study on Reactive Extraction of Acetic Acid with Tri-n-Butyl Phosphate in n-Hexane
Prof Panut Mulyono, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University., Indonesia
The Shear Rheology of Semi-dilute DNA Solutions
Dr Ravi Jagadeeshan, Monash University, Australia
Flexural properties and morphological structures of epoxy composites reinforced with platelet and tubular nanoclays
Dr Deeptangshu S Chaudhary, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Pseudo-Steady-State Control of High Temperature Gas-Solid Reaction
Dr Leon H Prentice, CSIRO Process Science and Engineering, Australia
20Material Eng/Polymer Level 4, Room 1
Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization in Nanoreactors
A/ Prof Per B Zetterlund, Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD), The University of New South Wales, Australia
Synthesis of Polymeric Nanoparticles by Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization in CO2-Induced Miniemulsion
Dr Siqing Cheng, Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD), The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Australia
Low and High Shear Rate Rheology of Injection Moulding Grade Liquid Crystal Polymers
Mr Ahmed Oliur Rahman, RMIT University, Melbourne 3001,Vic, Australia, Australia
Dr Rahul Kr Gupta, RMIT University, Melbourne 3001,Vic, Australia, Australia
17:30 21Poster Session (P1) and Networking Night
A Comparative Study of FESEM and EDX Analyses of Datong Coal
Dr Muhammad Faisal Irfan, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Synergistic Adsorption of Mixture of Alcohols at Water/Air Interface
Ms Thu Ngoc Le, Curtin University, Australia
Preparation and characterization of macroporous magnesium phosphate cement scaffold for bone regeneration
Ms Fan Wu, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia, China
Yung Ngothai, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia, Australia
Lignocellulosic Wastewater Treatment – COD Reduction and Colour Removal
Dr John M Kavanagh, The University of Sydney, Australia
A mathematical model for the biological treatment of industrial wastewater in a reactor cascade
Mr Rubayyi Turki Alqahtani, Univesity of Wollongong, Australia
Dr Mark I Nelson, UOW, Australia
Dr Annette Worthy, UOW, Australia
Measurement of liquid viscosity at high pressure by dynamic light scattering
Professor Keisuke Fukui, University of Hyogo, Japan
The Effect of Moisture on the Self-Heating Process in Compost Piles
Mr Thiansiri Luangwilai, University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia
Structure and Thermal Stability of a Protein from Molluscs
A/Prof Vincent Gomes, School of chemical and biomolecular engineering, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Sydney
PLA-modified magnesium phosphate bone cement with anti-washout property and degradability
Ms Fan Wu, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia, China
Yung Ngothai, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia, Australia
Effect of solution parameters on electrospun PLA/ PCL fibers
PhD Deeptangshu S Chaudhary, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth,WA, Australia
Effect of solution concentration and co-solvent ratio on electrospun PEG fibers
MSc Hazim Jasim Haroosh, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth,WA, Australia
Production of an Activated Carbon with High Specific Surface Area from a Sawdust Mixed with a Nitrogen Compound by Chemical Activation using Potassium Carbonate
Professor Jun'ichi Hayashi, Department of Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Kansai University, Japan
Electrocoagulation with marine microalgae
Miss Nyomi Uduman, Monash University, Australia
Mr Hsueh Lee, Australia
The Effect of Chitosan Addition on Lactose Crystallinity during Spray Drying
MSc Mona Edrisi, Drying and Process Technology Group, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
Ternary solubilities of anthracene in pressurized binary water/ethanol mixtures at temperatures ranging from 393 K to 473 K
Ms Wen Hui Teoh, University of Malaya, University of New South Wales, Australia, Malaysia
Experimental Study of Gas Diffusivity In Coal Seams, Part 1. Preliminary Result
Muthia Elma, School of Chemical Engineering University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Qld 4072, Australia, Australia
Menaquinone-7 extraction from fermentation medium
Mr Aydin Berenjian, The University of Sydney, Australia
Removal of organic contaminants by natural pine cone and pine leaves as adsorbent
Mr Musstafa T Yagub, Chemical engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Effects of operational conditions on the electrosorption efficiencies of Capacitive deionization
Mr Mohamed Hakim Mossad, University of South Australia, Australia
Effects of MgCl2 concentration on nano-emulsions produced by phase inversion temperature method
Mrs Firoozeh Pourjavaheri-Jad, School of Civil, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
Effect of sugar on Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactic 313, growth and proteinase production
Mr Dominic Agyei, Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Atomistic dynamic modeling of amylose fragments with different hydration and glycerol concentration: Equilibrium behavior and glass-transition temperature estimation
Ms HuiHua (Amy) Liu, Curtin University, Australia
Dr Deeptangshu Chaudhary, Curtin University, Australia
Prof Moses O Tadé, Curtin University, Australia
The Treatment of Shower Water Using a Pilot Scale Photocatalytic Reactor
Mr Yash Boyjoo, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Mechanisms for Calcination and Sulfation of Limestone during Oxy-Fuel Combustion
Ms Juan Chen, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Prof Hong Yao, State Key Lab of Coal Combustion, Huazhong Uni of Sci and Technol, China
Dr Lian Zhang, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Development of Small Scale Extraction of Phytochemicals from Kakadu Plum
Prof Brent R Young, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Optimization of the Hydroxylation Reaction of Epoxidised Rice-Bran Oil using a Surface Response Methodology
A/Prof Brian O'Neill, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Mineralogical characterisation of three Australian nickel laterites
Mr Keith B Quast, Ian Wark Research Institute, Australia
Investigating the mechanical pretreatment of cellulose by high intensity ultrasound and ball milling
Mr Hussein M Oubani, University of Sydney, Australia
Dr Ali Abbas, University of Sydney, Australia
A/Prof Andrew Harris, Australia
Bioleaching of Copper from Electronic Wastes Using Aspergillus Niger and Acidithiobacillus Thioxidans
Mrs Mahsa Saidan, Sydney University-Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Australia
Biosolids: Source of energetic fuel and other beneficial use
Mr Kawnish Kirtania, Monash University, Australia
Removal of Low Methane Concentration from Mine Ventilation Air by Biofiltration
Mr Hendy G Limbri, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Building Carbon Nanotube Fluidic Devices
Mr Derrek E Lobo, Monash University, Australia
Solar-grade Silicon: Current and Alternative Production Routes
Mr Md Saiful Islam, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia
Low cost adsorbent for process water treatment: A model study
Galuh Yuliani, Australian Pulp and Paper Institute (APPI), Department of Chemical Engineering Monash University, Australia
Formulation of 5-fluorouracil by the atomized rapid injection solvent extraction (ARISE) process
Dr Thai Danh Luu, School of Chemical Engineering, the University of New South Wales, Australia
Monitoring Surfaces of Mineral Particles using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
Mr Yusuf Jamal Ferdosi, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, SA, Australia
Non-Equilibrium Multiphase Modeling Approach for Convective Drying of Potato Tissues: The Spatial Reaction Engineering Approach (S-REA)
Mr Aditya Putranto, Monash University, Australia
Prof Xiao Dong Chen, Monash University, Australia
Microstructure analysis of mineral ore agglomerates for enhanced processability
Mr Ataollah Nosrati, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Agglomeration behaviour of model clay and oxide minerals
Mr Ishmael Quaicoe, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Why are bacterial flagella helical?
Ms Sarah Clark, Australia
Dr Prabhakar Ranganathan, Monash University, Australia
The Spatial & Temporal Distribution of Chromated Copper Arsenate in Waste Fence Posts
A/Prof Brian O'Neill, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Dynamic Simulation of Wine Fermentation
A/Prof Brian O'Neill, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Biomimetic silicification to mimic 3D ornate diatom structures – a myth or a reality?
Prof Suresh K Bhargava, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne (VIC) 3001 Australia, Australia
Biological synthesis of copper and copper oxide nanoparticles
Prof Suresh K Bhargava, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne (VIC) 3001 Australia, Australia
Characterisation of a brannerite mineral sample
Miss Fiona A Charalambous, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology,, Australia
Dissolution studies on synthetic coffinite
Prof Suresh K Bhargava, RMIT University, Australia
Production of Activated Carbon from Biochars from Mallee Biomass Pyrolysis
Ms Yanwu Yang, Department of Chemical Engineering , Curtin University, Australia
Professor Ming Ang, Department of Chemical Engineering , Curtin University, Australia
Professor Hong wei Wu, Curtin Centre for Advanced Energy Science and Engineering,Curtin University, Australia
Effect of Reaction Parameters on Yield and Characteristics of Biodiesel Obtained from Various Vegetable Oils
Ms Madhu Agarwal, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India
Digested sludge rheology: similarities with soft glassy materials
Pr Paul Slatter, RMIT, Australia
Dr Nicky Eshtiaghi, RMIT University, Australia
Effect of Temperature on Copper and Zinc Hydroxide Formation/Precipitation
Mr Trent Albrecht, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia,, Australia
Preparation of α-aluminum hydride by antisolvent crystallization
Jong Min Oh, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering,Kyunghee University, Korea
Young Min Jo, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering,Kyunghee University, Korea
Upgrading of low-grade gold ore samples for improved particle characterisation using Micro-CT and SEM/EDX
Mr Eric A Agorhom, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Study on trajectories of granular matter during collapse processes in heaps
Hideyuki Ikeda, Kagoshima National College of Technology, Japan
Synthesis of Micrometer-Size Janus Particles Having pH-Responsive Surface at One Side
Masanori Ito, Graduate School of Engineering, Univ. of Hyogo, Japan
Structure and properties of flouroalkylsilane treated nano-titania
Dr Saeed Farrokhpay, The University of Queensland, Australia
An investigation on the synthesis of the uranium mineral brannerite
Dr Mohamad Hassan Amin, Industrial Chemistry and Advanced Materials Group, RMIT University, Australia
Performance of Organosilane Functionalized-Diatomaceous Earth Microparticles in Removal of Mercury from Water
Mr Yang Yu, Ian Wark Research Institute, Mawson Lakes Campus, University of South Australia, SA, 5095, Australia
Surface Property Investigation of Manufactured Porous Media by Foam Finishing Technology
Dr Sang Bum Kim, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Korea
Innovative Process to Extract Keratin Protein from Chicken Feathers
Dr Arun Gupta, UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA PAHANG, Malaysia
Ramanan Perumal, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Effects of Serum Adsorption on the Biological Impact of TiO2 nanoparticle on human lung cell lines in vitro
Miss Roslyn Tedja, ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Single Step Assembly of Uniform Core-Shell Hybrid Microparticles
Dr Cordelia Selomulya, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
Synthesis of flaky YSZ particles for solid oxide fuel cell anode application
Yuzhou Wu, Monash University, AU; Nanjing University of Technology, China, Australia
Effect of Solid Concentration on Solid-Liquid Mass Transfer in a Mixing Vessel
Dr Nicky Eshtiaghi, School of Civil, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, ViC 3001, Australia
Threonine Amino Acid Mediated Photochemical Synthesis of Au, Ag and Bimetallic Au-Ag Nanoparticles with Antibacterial activity
Mr Hemant Daima, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne (VIC) 3001 Australia, Australia
Insights In The Esterification Of Mallee Wood Bio-Oil Using Amberlyst-70
Dr Daniel Mourant, Curtin Centre for Advanced Energy Science and Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
19:00  
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
09:00 222011 CHEMECA Medalist Lecture
Chemical Engineering : Shaping Our Sustainable Future
09:45 23Plenary Lecture - Bill Hoyle
10:30  
11:00 24David Trimm Memorial - Applied Heterogeneous Catalysis Level 3, Ballroom A 25Process Engineering and Control Level 4, Room 4
Risk Analysis for the Road Transportation of the Hazardous Chemicals in Malaysia via Modified Methodology
Mr Zulkifli Abdul Rashid, universiti teknologi MARA Malaysia, Malaysia
The Use of the Instrumentation and Control Laboratory in Teaching Process Control Engineering at Murdoch University
Dr Linh TT Vu, School of Engineering and Energy, Murdoch University, Australia
The Error of Complacency
Dr Ronald B Ward, University of New South Wales, Australia
Deposition Behaviour in a Sudden Pipe Expansion Mimicking a Spray Dryer
Mr Zi Hao Zhou, Chemical Engineering Department, Monash University, Australia
Dynamic Modelling of an Operating Aluminium Reduction Cell
Ms Cheuk Yi Cheung, The University of New South Wales, Australia
26Iron and Steelmaking 1 Level 4, Room 3
Modelling the Multiphase Flow in an Ironmaking Blast Furnace
Prof Aibing Yu, The University of New South Wales, Australia
How to simulate pulverized coal injection in a blast furnace?
Dr Yansong Shen, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Analysis of Bloated Droplet Theory using Steelmaking Process Models
Dr Neslihan Dogan, University of Wollongong, Australia
27New Technologies and Perspectives Level 4, Room 1
Who Owns the Chemical Engineering Landscape in Australia?
Mr Robert Wulff, Griffith Hack, Australia
Industrial Forensics
Dr Peter Novella, SGS Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
Dr Paul Pui, SGS Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
Implementing New Technologies for a Better World
Mr Joseph Brewer, Sadara Project, United States
28Sustainability Level 4, Room 2
Proposed Improvements To Water, Energy And Food Production In New South Wales
Mr Peter J Jones, Granville College of TAFE, Australia
Recycling of a Dangerous Good
Mr Ben Lim, ORICA, Australia
MICRO LNG Plant Development
Mr Kevin Peakman, BOC South Pacific, Australia
Reuse Water in Industrial Applications
Ms Lauren Engel, Caltex Refineries (NSW) Pty Ltd, Australia
Operator Engagement in Engineering Changes - A Challenge
Mr Bob Weiss, Honeywell Process Solutions, Australia
29Water Level 4, Room 5
12:30  
13:15 30David Trimm Memorial - Applied Heterogeneous Catalysis Level 3, Ballroom A
Basic Science versus Technological Innovation: Creating Win-Win in Academy - Industry Linkage
Prof Dongke Zhang, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Strained Surface Siloxanes as Source of Synthetically Important Radicals
A/Prof Anthony F Masters, The University of Sydney, Australia
Hybrid K-OMS-2/TiO2 Hierarchical Nanofibrous Membrane
A/Prof Darren Delai Sun, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Function, Structure and Reactivity Relationships in Knoevenagel Condensation Reactions
Mr Jerry PH Li, The University of Newcastle, Australia, Australia
31CO2 Control and Capture Level 4, Room 4
Economic Evaluation of Pre-combustion Capture of CO2 at the CO2CRC Mulgrave Capture Project
Dr Minh T Ho, UNSW, Australia
Prof Dianne E Wiley, CO2CRC, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Adsorption Technology for CO2 Capture - Progress and Future Prospects
Prof Paul A Webley, Monash University, Australia
32Iron and Steelmaking 2 Level 4, Room 3
Influence of Coke Ash on Blast Furnace Hearth Behaviour
Dr Michael W Chapman, BlueScope Steel, Ironmaking Technology, Australia
Parametric Studies of Natural Convection and Titanium Particle Formation Behavior in the Blast Furnace Hearth
Mr Keisuke M Komiyama, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Flow of Slag through Coke Channels at 1500°C
Mr Hazem F Labib, PYROmetallurgical Group, Faculty of Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia., Australia
Optimisation of Bin Dynamics in a Sinter Plant Stand Feeder
Dr David J Pinson, BlueScope Steel Ltd. Port Kembla, NSW Australia., Australia
33Nuclear Energy Level 4, Room 2
The Underlying Physics of Nuclear Power Systems
Mr John Boldeman, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
Accidents Do Happen
Mr Tony Irwin, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
Small Modulator Power Reactors - Future Potential
Mr Martin Thomas, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
Synroc - International Status
Sam Moricca, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
34Energy/Fuel Level 4, Room 1
Shell’s Floating LNG - Floating Technical Innovation
Mr Steve Kauffman, Shell Development Australia, Australia
Economics of Small Scale Cogneration in Industry
Mr Peter Nyvlt, Beca, Australia
Environmental Footprint of Energy Production: An Update
Dr Philippe A Tanguy, CEO of Total Company, France
35Industrial Best Practices Level 4, Room 5
Engineering Professional Performance - Implementing the PPIR Strategy
Mr Russell M Scott, Uhde Asia Pacific Pty Ltd, Australia
Internal Temperature Measurement of a Pipe Reactor
Ms Amanda Saunders, CSBP Ltd, Australia
MIPPS Placements: An Industry Perspective
Mr Peter Re, BOC South Pacific
Mr Graeme Bartram, BOC South Pacific, Australia
14:30  
15:00 36Industry Plenary Session
Introduction by Prof Margaret Sheil - CEO Australian Research Council - On behalf of Minister Kim Carr
Prof Margaret Sheil
Engineers - The Link Between Ideas and Action
Mr Julian Segal, Caltex
16:45 37Poster Session (P2) and Networking Night
The effect of incomplete mixing upon the performance of a membrane-coupled anaerobic fermentor
Mr Ahmed Hussein Msmali, University of Wollongong, Australia
Dr Mark I Nelson, University of Wollongong, Australia
Polynomial Dynamic Controller
Dr Brent Young, Chemical and Materials Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane over NiO-loaded high surface area ZrO2 catalysts
Prof Na-oki Ikenaga, Department of Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Kansai University, Japan
Synthesis and Characterisation of Polyacrylamide with Controlled Molar Structure
Ms Zohreh Abdollahi, The University of Sydney, Australia
CaO-SiC sorbent for CO2 capture
Meilina Widyawati, Laboratory for Sustainabe Technology, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney., Australia
Optimisation of a CCS network for eastern mainland Australia
Dr Gustavo A Fimbres Weihs, CO2CRC, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Kinetics of Unpromoted and Promoted Skeletal Iron Catalysts
Dr Thomas M Leoni, University of New South Wales, Switzerland
Hydrogen-rich syngas production from catalytic steam pyrolysis-gasification of biomass on Ni-MCM-41
Mr Leizhi Wang, The Laboratory for Catalysis Engineering, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
Mr Zichun Wang, The Laboratory for Catalysis Engineering, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
Graphene oxide as an alternative photocatalyst
Mr Phillip A Sheath, Monash University, Australia
Multi-core friendly Model Predictive Control: Having your cake and eating it too
AssocProf David I Wilson, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Geothermal Reboiler Process Development Modelling
Prof Brent R Young, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Design of an Efficient Cooling Pad for Notebook Computers
Prof Mohammed M Farid, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Modelling of 2-D Nano-couette Flows
A/Prof Brian O'Neill, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, Australia
A/Prof Dzuy Nguyen, Australia
Dr Yung Ngothai, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, Australia
Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis (FTS) over Alkaline-Earth (Group II) promoted Molybdenum Carbide Catalysts
Mr Dai-Viet N Vo, Reactor Engineering & Technology Group, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 20, Australia
Hydrogen from Ethanol via Steam Reforming in a Plasma reactor
Dr Chris J Williamson, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Nonlinear Analysis for Chemical Processes Based on Incremental Dissipativity
Mr Denny Hioe, The University of New South Wales, Australia
A Novel Route to Polymeric Nanoparticles in CO2-Expanded Media
Da Wei Pu, University of New South Wales, Australia
Analysis of Control Configuration Changes for Units in Plants with Recycle
Prof Brent R Young, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Carbon dioxide sequestration by carbonation of mine tailings
Dr Ali Abbas, University of Sydney, Australia
Heterogeneous Catalytic Oxidation of Organic Compounds for Wastewater Treatment Using Ruthenium Catalysts
Muhammad Syaifullah, Chemical Engineering Department Curtin University Western Australia, Australia
Characterization of drum mixers flow regimes using Markov chains
Mr Javan D Tjakra, School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia, Australia
Preparation and Characterisation of Perfluorodecalin (PFD) in Water Pickering Emulsion
Mr Lip Son Chin, University of New South Wales, Australia
Polymer nanocomposite synthesis via in-situ emulsion polymerisation for sensor application
Ms Mariam (Tahereh) Darestani Farahani, University of Sydney, Australia
Exploring the Structure of Doped TiO2 and Photocatalytic behavior in the Oxidation of Gaseous Acetaldehyde
Dr Yijiao Jiang, School of Chemical Engineering, the University of New South Wales, Australia
Effect of lanthanide promotion on catalytic performance of sol-gel Ni/ Al2O3 catalyst in CO2 dry reforming of methane
Dr Mohamad Hassan Amin, Industrial Chemistry and Advanced Materials Group, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
In situ synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube- hydroxyapatite composite by sol-gel technique
Dr Mohamad Hassan Amin, Industrial Chemistry and Advanced Materials Group, RMIT University, Australia
The effect of nano sized carbon black on the phase evolution and rheological properties of Al2O3- SiC -SiO2-C castable
Dr Mohamad Hassan Amin, Industrial Chemistry and Advanced Materials Group, RMIT University, Australia
Effect of chemical dispersing by colloidal silica on water wettability and oxidation resistance of flake graphite
Dr Mohamad Hassan Amin, Industrial Chemistry and Advanced Materials Group, RMIT University, Australia
Improving the Anti-fouling and Fouling-release Properties of PVDF UF Membrane by SiO2-polysiloxane Nano-composites
Mr Hao Wu, School of Chemical Engineering- University of NSW, Australia
Dr Jaleh Mansouri, School of Chemical Engineering- University of NSW, Australia
Prof Vicki Chen, School of Chemical Engineering- University of NSW, Australia
Aligning HSE expectations across your business to ensure sustainable HSE performance
Lori Luhrmann, Moody International, Consulting & Training, Australia
Trial use of Recycled Alumina Ladle Bricks as BOS Slag Fluidiser
Dr David J Pinson, BlueScope Steel Ltd. Port Kembla, NSW Australia., Australia
Low frequency transverse vibration as a fouling limitation strategy in membrane bioreactors
Anusha Kola, UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Australia
Electrochemically engineered nanotubular titania surfaces for controlled and sustained delivery of drugs and drug carriers
Ms Moom Sinn Aw, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Preparation of pH-Responsive Core-Cross-Linked Polymer Micelle
Prof Shin-ichi Yusa, Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, Japan
Shouta Kousaka, Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, Japan
Deeptangshu Chaudhary, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Australia
Retrofitting Carbon Capture Process to Coal-fired Power Plants: Dynamic Operation and response to market demands
Mr Rajab Khalilpour, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
A new De-NOx system using powdery catalyst for an incineration flue gas control
Byung-Hwan Kim, Institute of DAEWOO E&C Co., Ltd., Korea
Seung-kwan Yoo, Institute of DAEWOO E&C Co., Ltd., Korea
The wall-effect in hydrogenations under high temperature and pressure water (HTPW) conditions
Prof Thomas Maschmeyer, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, Australia
Application of Decision Support System for Thermal Balance Control in the Ironmaking Blast Furnace
Dr David J Pinson, BlueScope Steel Ltd. Port Kembla, NSW Australia., Australia
Challenging Talented Students in the Engineering Stream
Prof Donald O White, The University of Sydney, Australia
Slag and metallic chemical variation along
Dr Michael W Chapman, BlueScope Steel, Ironmaking Technology, Australia
Bimetallic Ni-Pd Acidic Catalysts for a Hydro-dehydroxylation Cascade Reaction
Ms Jessica Stanley, The University of Sydney, Australia
Catalytic performance of Pt/TiO2 for formic acid oxidation at room temperature
Wenny Irawaty, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
CFD Simulation of Solid-liquid Stirred Tanks
Mr Divyamaan Wadnerkar, Curtin University, Australia
Synthesis of Well-Ordered One-Dimensional (1D) TiO2 Nanotube (TNT) Array as Photoelectrode
Mr Jung-Ho Yun, The University of New South Wale, Australia
Modelling the combustion of ternary coal blends
Tomo Shiozawa, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Study of Catalytic Properties of Gold Nanotube Membranes
Mr Yang Yu, Ian Wark Research Institute, Mawson Lakes Campus, University of South Australia, SA, 5095, Australia
Titanate nanostructure phase transformation and its influence on photocatalytic activity
Miss Kunlanan Kiatkittipong, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Design of Stable Magnetite Nanoparticles in Biological Media
Miss Hilda T R Wiogo, University of New South Wales, Australia
Cu-based catalysts for the low temperature water-gas-shift reaction
Dr Jason Scott, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Membrane application for Polyphenols concentration
Dr Hongyu Li, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Improved CO2 Separation Performance with additive of PEO/PDMS copolymer in PPO membrane for CO2 capture from power plants
Mr Tao Hu, School of chemical engineering, University of New South Wales,Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2C, Australia
A Three-Dimensional Sector Model for Solid Flow in a Blast Furnace
Wenjing Yang, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Piling and Hopper Flow of Ellipsoidal Particles - A Comparison with Spheres
Dr Zongyan Zhou, University of New South Wales, Australia
Forensic Petroleum Finger Printing
Dr Peter Novella, SGS Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
Development of Wireless Biosensors
Mr Solomon P Le-Masurier, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Analysis of VOC's in Air
Dr Peter Novella, SGS Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
Potential for the Use of Biomass in the Iron and Steel Industry
Dr Harold Rogers, Chemical Engineering, University of Newcastle, Australia
Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions Benchmarking and Modelling in Port Kembla Steelworks
Dr David J Pinson, BlueScope Steel Ltd. Port Kembla, NSW Australia., Australia
19:00 38CHEMECA 2011 Conference Dinner and Award Presentations
23:00  
Wednesday, 21 September 2011
09:00 39Plenary Speaker: Hugh Durrant Whyte
Fifteen Years of Field Robotics in Australia
Prof Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NICTA, Australia
09:45  
10:15 40Engineering Education Level 3, Ballroom A
International Chemical Engineering Education for a Better World
Prof David Wood, University of Melbourne, Australia
Skills for Growth: Delivering a Triple Win
Prof David J Brown, IChemE, United Kingdom
Recent Developments with an Immersive Learning Tool Using a Milk Powder Production Application
Dr Alfred Herritsch, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering; University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Running a World-class 4th Year Design Project.nagh
Prof Donald O White, The University of Sydney, Australia
41Functional Material Engineering Level 4, Room 1 42Simulation and Modelling Level 4, Room 3
Modelling of Wood-Resin Interaction in Wood Composites
Dr Arun Gupta, UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA PAHANG, Malaysia
Molecular Modelling in Chemical Engineering
Prof Mark J Biggs, The University of Adelaide, Australia
43Reactor System and Engineering Level 4, Room 2
Radial Mixing Within a Microalgae Photobioreactor
Ms Annelie K Moberg, The Crucible Group Pty Ltd, Australia
Fire Protection of Steel Structure Through the Application of Endothermic Recations
Prof Mohammed M Farid, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Mr Philip McIntosh, New Zealand
Dehydration of Glycerol over high Surface area ÿ Alumina supported Heteropoly Acid Catalysts
Prof Parasuraman Selvam, National Centre for Catalysis Research, India
Control of Non-isothermal Chemical Reactors Based on a Potential Representation
Dr Nicolas Hudon, School of Chemical Sciences & Engineering, UNSW, Australia
44Particle Technology 2 Level 4, Room 5
Direct Measurement of the Bulk Density of Cohesive Particulate Materials by a Quasi-continuous in-line Weighing Method
Dr Clive E Davies, School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Large Scale Discrete Element Modeling of Fine Particles in a Gas-Solid Flow
Prof Mikio Sakai, Department of Systems Innovation, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Image Analysis-based Sizing of Oxalate Crystals
Dr Andrey V Bekker, CSIRO Light Metals Flagship (CSIRO PS&E) \ Parker Centre, PO Box 7229, Karawara, WA 6152, Australia, Australia
Influence of Aggregate Structure on Suspension Yield Stress: a Numerical Study
Dr Zhengbiao Peng, The University of Newcastle, Australia
45Membrane 2 Level 4, Room 4
Ageing of Porous Membranes used in the Water and Wastewater Industry
Dr Pierre Le-Clech, The University of New South Wales, Australia
The Effect of Coating Parameters of TiO2 Nanoparticles on Characteristics and Performance of PES UF Membranes
Mr Amir Razmjou, UNESCO centre for membrane Science and Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
Surface Modification of RO Membrane with Zwitterion Containing Polymers
Dr Milena Ginic-Markovic, Flinders University, Australia
Organic Nanoparticles for Monitoring Membrane Integrity - Towards Clean Water Production
Dr Alice A Antony, The University of New South wales, Australia
A/Prof Greg L Leslie, The University of New South Wales, Australia
The performance of Low-fouling, Piezoelectrically Vibrating Membranes
Ms Mariam (Tahereh) Darestani Farahani, University of Sydney, Australia
Membrane Based Pilot Plant Trials of Carbon Dioxide Capture
Dr Colin A Scholes, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia
11:45 46Plenary speaker : Martyn Poliakoff
Engineering a Better World through Green Chemistry
Prof Martyn Poliakoff, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
12:30 47Closing Ceremony
13:00