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Registration and Overview of the sessions run

  • Registration, keynotes, oral and poster presentations will all be held online
  • 4 Plenary Sessions and Keynotes are to be held
  • Following the keynotes, we will break into four parallel sessions. The parallel sessions will start promptly 10 min after the key notes and they are themed as:
    • Parallel session 1 (Process Modelling)
    • Parallel session 2 (Advanced Materials)
    • Parallel session 3 (Energy and Sustainability)
    • Parallel session 4 (Learning & Teaching) and papers from above sessions
    • Poster session.

Instructions for Presenters

ChemEngDayUK 2021 Conference will be presented using the Zoom web conferencing platform. Your Recordings should be sent to us by email by 28 March.

Recording Instructions for Oral Presentations

  1. It is suggested that you record your presentation using a method that captures both your slides, and yourself presenting.

  2. Your video resolution should be at least 1280 x 720 and have an aspect ratio of 16:9 (recommended) or 4:3 (minimum).

  3. Your presentation should not exceed 12 minutes for Oral Presentation and 25 minutes for Keynotes. If your presentation exceeds these time limits, it will be edited after receipt. (Q&A sessions will be accommodated by us).

  4. We request pre-recorded presentations are a file size of less than 150MB.

  5. Presentation videos must be in MP4 format – please do not send PowerPoint or PDF files.

Instructions for Poster Presentations

  1. Posters must be submitted in pdf format, portrait type of size A0 (1189 mm x 841 mm). Please consult the poster template already provided.

  2. Posters files should be sent to us by email by 28 March.

Presenting on the day

  1. Your pre-recorded talk will be presented as scheduled. As with a physical meeting, each session will proceed in the order presented in the schedule.

  2. Each talk will be comprised of a presentation and subsequent Q&A.

  3. The Host will manage the presentations.

  4. The parallel sessions will be presented in their own unique virtual conference room.

  5. Prior to the event, we will inform you via the web/email of your conference room (session) connection information.

  6. Oral Presenters: Please plan to join the meeting 5 minutes early.

  7. Poster Presenters: Please plan to join your poster Q&A session 15 minutes early. We intend to have the posters available for viewing through the conference but we will have dedicated slots for Poster Presenters to answer questions from participants. Please stay by your poster during the poster session to answer questions

Instructions for Session Chairs

  • Session Chairs will be nominated and instructed on the live operation of their sessions.

  • Please arrive at the session room at least 15 minutes before the start of the session.

  • Please adhere strictly to the 3 min and the 5 min Q&A after each presentation.

  • Please remain until the end of the session.

Opening plenary and keynotes

William Wilkinson, speaker at the 2021 ICHEM conference. 

Opening Plenary Presentation: “The Future of UK Chemical Engineering: An Interim Review”.

By William Wilkinson (CBE, FREng, FRS, Liveryman of the Salters’ Company, Professor & HOD Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford, 1967-1979, IChemE President, 1980; British Nuclear Fuels (1979-1994, Main Board Director, 1984-1994), Allied Colloids Ltd Bradford (non-Executive Director, 1989-1996), Chairman of the British Nuclear Industry Forum, 1992–1997; President of the European Nuclear Forum, 1994–1996).

Robin Smith, Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Manchester. 

Key note Presentation: “Rethinking Future Industrial Energy Systems”.

By Robin Smith (FRAEng, FIChemE, CEng, IChemE Hanson Medal 1992, IChemE Sargent Medal 2018, Director of the Centre for Process Integration in the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science of the University of Manchester and co-founder of Process Integration Limited and Process Asset Integration Management Limited).

Sandro Macchietto, Professor of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. 

Key note Presentation: “Food, water, energy, is it worth cleaning up?”.

By Sandro Macchietto (Cavaliere of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic 2004, Professor of Process Systems Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering of Imperial College London, Director of Energy Futures Lab, Member of the Court of Imperial College and co-founder of Process Systems Enterprise Ltd and Hexxcell Ltd).

Mark Talford, speaker for 2021 ChemEng Day event.

Key note Presentation: "Process Technology: A game for n-players".

By Mark Talford (Deputy Challenge Director – Medicines Manufacturing, Innovate UK). Mark Talford gained his Chemical Engineering degree and a PhD in Polymer Process modelling from the University of Bradford. After a short spell as a lecturer at Bradford, Mark joined BNFL, later British Nuclear Group, supporting innovation in radioactive waste vitrification. He then joined Britest, latterly as Technical Director and CEO, developing tools and techniques to support innovative processing in fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals. He joined Innovate UK in February 2021 in a role supporting continued innovation in UK biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

 

Conference programmes

TimeEvent
13.00-13.15

Introduction & Welcome
Dr. Chakib Kara-Zaitri (HOD, Chemical Engineering)
Professor Hadj Benkreira (Chair, ChemEngDayUK 2021)

13.15-13.45 Opening Plenary: “The Future of UK Chemical Engineering: An Interim Review”, Bill Wilkinson, CBE, FRS
13.45-14.00 Break
 

Parallel sessions 1, 2, 3, 4 Oral presentations

1.
 Process Modelling, 2. Advanced Materials, 3. Energy & Sustainability, 4. Learning & Teaching

Sessions Chairs

Prof. Iqbal Mujtaba  Prof. Raj Patel  Dr. Yakubu John  Dr. Chakib Kara-Zaitri

14.00-14.15 Presentation 1.1, Presentation 2.1, Presentation 3.1, Presentation 4.1
14.15-14.30 Presentation 1.2, Presentation 2.2, Presentation 3.2, Presentation 4.2
14.30-14.45 Presentation 1.3, Presentation 2.3, Presentation 3.3, Presentation 4.3
14.45-15.00  Presentation 1.4, Presentation 2.4, Presentation 3.4, Presentation 4.4
15.00-15.15 Presentation 1.5, Presentation 2.5, Presentation 3.5, Presentation 4.5
15.15-15.30 Presentation 1.6, Presentation 2.6, Presentation 3.6, Presentation 4.6
15.30-16.00  Break
16.00-17.00

Posters presentation Q & A (P1 - P20)

Chairs: Prof. Raj Patel, Mr. Adam Vollans, Prof. Hadj Benkreira

17.15-17.45 Keynote 1: “Rethinking Future Industrial Energy Systems”, Robin Smith (University of Manchester)

This is a provisional programme and may be subject to changes.

TimeEvent
09.00-09.30 Keynote 2: “Food, water, energy, is it worth cleaning up?”, Sandro Macchietto (Imperial College London)
09.30-09.45 Break
 

Parallel sessions 1, 2, 3, 4 Oral presentations

1.
 Process Modelling, 2. Advanced Materials, 3. Energy & Sustainability, 4. Learning & Teaching

Sessions Chairs

Prof. Iqbal Mujtaba  Prof. Raj Patel  Dr. Elaine Brown  Dr. Yakubu John

09.45-10.00 Presentation 1.7, Presentation 2.7, Presentation 3.7, Presentation 4.7
10.00-10.15 Presentation 1.8, Presentation 2.8, Presentation 3.8, Presentation 4.8
10.15-10.30 Presentation 1.9, Presentation 2.9, Presentation 3.9, Presentation 3.18
10.30-10.45 Presentation 1.10, Presentation 2.10, Presentation 3.10, Presentation 3.19
10.45-11.00 Presentation 1.11, Presentation 2.11, Presentation 3.11, Presentation 3.20
11.00-11.15 Presentation 1.12, Presentation 2.12, Presentation 3.12, Presentation 3.21
11.15-12.15 Break
12.15-13.45

Posters presentations Q & A (P21-P40)

Chairs: Dr. Yakubu John, Prof. Raj Patel, Mr. Adam Vollans

13.45-14.00 Break
14.00-14.30 Keynote 3: "Process Technology: A game for n-players", Mark Talford (Deputy Challenge Director – Medicines Manufacturing, Innovate UK)
14.30-14.45 Break
 

Sessions Chairs

Dr. Chakib Kara-Zaitri, Prof. Adrian Kelly, Dr. Nejat Rahmanian, Prof. Hadj Benkreira, Dr. A. Khan

14.45-15.00 Presentation 1.13, Presentation 2.13, Presentation 3.13, Presentation 2.18
15.00-15.15 Presentation 1.14, Presentation 2.14, Presentation 3.14, Presentation 2.19
15.15-15.30 Presentation 1.15, Presentation 2.15, Presentation 3.15, Presentation 2.20
15.30-15.45 Presentation 1.16, Presentation 2.16, Presentation 3.16, Presentation 2.21
15.45-16.00 Presentation 1.17, Presentation 2.17, Presentation 3.17, Presentation 2.22
16.30-17.00

Closing session

Prize for Poster Session of ChemEngDayUK 2021 - Graham Hart (Process Technology) Ltd. 2021; Filtration Services Ltd

Handover to ChemEngDayUK 2022 - University College London (UCL)

This is a provisional programme and may be subject to changes.

Presentation descriptions

1.1

Modelling and simulation of multi effect distillation and solar powered multistage humidification-dehumidification hybrid process for seawater desalination
L. Kaunga1, R. Patel1, Iqbal M. Mujtaba1
1Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford

1.2

A Novel Lagrangian Recurrence-Based Approach for Local and Global Description of Mixing in Multiphase Flow
C. Savari, M. Barigou
School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham

1.3

Non-linear predictive control based on existing mechanistic models of polymerisation
C. Leingang1,2, B.M Pfeiffer1, O. Lorenz1, M. Oppelt1
1Siemens AG, Germany
2PSE – a Siemens Business, United Kingdom

1.4

Lagrangian Stochastic Modelling of Three-Dimensional Particle-Liquid Flows
M. Sheikh, Z. Yang, M. Barigou
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham

1.5

Investigating the Effect of Elevated Pressure on the Flow Characteristics and Regime Transition in a Pressurized Fluidized Bed by Electrical Capacitance Tomography Measurements
X. Zhu1,2, R. Ocone1, H. Wang2
1
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University,
2Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

1.6

Process Modelling Improvements for Yield Stress Sludge and Slurry Handling at Sellafield
McArthur1, S. Beresford-Kelly1, H. Brook1, B. Clifford1, I. Docherty1, J. Dodds2, W. Fish3, A. Gornall1, S. Huggon1, J. Konovalovaite2, R. Jarvis2, S. McKay1, J. Rickard1, A. Ricketts1, H. Wareham4
1Sellafield Ltd, UK
2National Nuclear Laboratory, UK
3University of Loughborough
4University of Nottingham

1.7

On the existence of the yield stress in gels
H. Benkreira, A. Fakroon
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford

1.8

Optimal cleaning schedule of air coolers in concentrated solar power plants
F. L. Santamaria1, J. A. Luceño 2, M. Martín2, S. Macchietto1
1Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
2Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Textil, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

1.9

A novel combination of scale-down techniques and design of experiments to identify operating regions for the process-scale recovery of intracellular proteins
L. Rowan 2, M. O’Neill 2, A. C. M. E. Rayat1, M. Hoare1, M. A. Blight2, C. Galeozzie 2, G. J. Lye1, A. J. Ellis2
1
Department of Biochemical Engineering, University College London
2Biocatalysts Ltd, UK

1.10

Numerical simulation of particle pipe transport in viscous Newtonian liquids
Z. Yang, M. Barigou
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK

1.11

Steam-Oxygen Gasification of Refuse-Derived Fuel in Fluidized Beds: Modeling and Data Validation
A. Sebastiani, M. Materazzi
Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London

1.12

Autonomous self-optimising reactors based on low-cost sensors
Cherkasov1, S. Baldwin2, D. Isakov2
1School of Engineering, University of Warwick
2WMG, University of Warwick

1.13

Benchmarking the performance of oxygen-carrier materials in a thermodynamically limited chemical looping process for hydrogen production from the water-gas shift reaction
S. Ungut, W. Hu, I. S. Metcalfe
School of Engineering, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

1.14

Numerical Study of Thermophoresis Mass Transport in Binary Fluid Mixtures Using OpenFOAM
J.L.A. Barba-Piña1, A. Burns1, X. Mao1,*, Z. Khatir2,3,
1School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds
2School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds
3School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University

1.15

A model-based understanding of degradation in solid oxide electrolysis cells during syngas production
A.D.N Kamkeng, M. Wang
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield

1.16

A novel combination of scale-down techniques and design of experiments to identify operating regions for the process-scale recovery of intracellular proteins
L. Rowan 2, M. O’Neill 2, A. C. M. E. Rayat1, M. Hoare1, M. A. Blight2, C. Galeozzie 2, G. J. Lye1, A. J. Ellis2
1Department of Biochemical Engineering, University College London
2Biocatalysts Ltd, UK

1.17

Novel Feasible Path Optimization Algorithms for Process Flowsheet Optimization using Rigorous Models
Y. Ma, J. Li, N. Zhang
Centre for Process Integration, Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester

2.1

Numerical Modelling and Simulation of Volume Variation of pH Sensitive Anionic Hydrogels
N. O. E. Moses, V. Zivkovic, F. Franklin, K. Novakovi
School of Engineering, Newcastle University

2.2

Foam stability under external electric fields
M. Fauvel1, A.Trybala1, D. Tseluiko2, H. Bandulasena1
1Chemical Engineering Department, Loughborough University, 2 Mathematical Sciences Department, Loughborough University 

2.3

Simulations of carbon fibre reinforced composites
J. Gregorio, P. A. Mulheran, K. Johnston
Department of Chemical Process and Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

2.4

Analysis of Physio-chemical Properties of Salt
M. T. Ashraf, N. Rahmanian
Chemical Engineering Department, University of Bradford

2.5

Microencapsulation of fish oil for tableting
F. Yu1,2, C. Xue2, Z. Zhang1
1School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham
2College of Food Science and Engineering, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, PR China

2.6

Predicting Crystal Breakage in Pharmaceutical Agitated Dryers
F. S. Hallac1, A. E. Bayly1, F. L. Muller1, Yi He2, C. S. MacLeod3
1
Centre for Doctoral Training in Complex Particulate Products and Processes, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds
2School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds
3Pharmaceutical Development, AstraZeneca, Macclesfield

2.7

Two-Phase Fluid Displacement in Microchannels with Pure Viscoelastic Fluids
S. H. Hue, P. Angeli
Department of Chemical Engineering, ThAMeS Multiphase, University College London

2.8

The Arabinoxylan Story
G.M. Campbell, M. Alyassin, H. M. O’Neill, M. R. Bedford
1School of Chemical Sciences, University of Huddersfield
2AB Agri Ltd., Peterborough
3AB Vista Ltd., Marlborough

2.9

Advancing the nucleation of proteins using Soft-Templates: The case study of human insulin
F. J. Link, J. Y. Y. Heng
Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London 

2.10

Parametric Study of Paper-based Al-Air Battery
Z. Niu1, 2, Y. Wang1, J. Xuan2, D. Y. C. Leung1
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
2Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom

2.11

The Influence of Counterion Selection on Electrostatic Properties of Pharmaceutical Salts
M. S. Afzal1, P. Timmins2, B. R. Conway2, E. Šupuk1
1Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Huddersfield, 2Department of Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield

2.12

Process induced surface property variation for crystalline pharmaceutical solids
V. Karde, J. Y. Y. Heng
Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

2.13

Functionalised Nanoparticles Assisted Enhanced Oil Recovery
K. Ibrahim, J. Gardy, A. Hassanpour, D. Harbottle, J. Fernández-García
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds

2.14

Microfluidic Synthesis in an Advanced Flow Reactor: A Case Study of Silver Nanoparticles
L. Yang1, M. Yang1,2, G. Irons1, T. Bailey1, K. Wu1
1
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds
2Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, China

2.15

Nanoparticle Modified Polyacrylamide for Enhanced Oil Recovery at Harsh Conditions
M. Haruna1, J. Gardy1, G. Yao1, Z. Hu1, N. Hondow1, D. Wen1,2
1
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds
School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China

2.16

TiO2 based Nanocomposite Hydrogel for Solar Disinfection
A. A Safri, A. J. Fletcher, Leo Lue
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Strathclyde

2.17

Application of Nano materials for the treatment of Produced water
K. T. Amakiri1, A. Angelis-Dimakis1, J. Hopwood1
1
Department of Chemical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield

2.19

Investigating the Intermediate Regime of Granular Materials
L. Ait-Ali-Yahia, A. Rodger, R. Ocone
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

2.20

Influence of screw configuration on granule size distribution produced using twin screw granulator
N. Sekyi, N. Rahmanian, A. Kelly
Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford

2.21

Hydrodynamic Flow Focusing for Fouling-Free Production of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
G. Gkogkos, M. Besenhard, A. P. Radhakrishnan, A. Gavriilidis
Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London

2.22

Case Study: Packing and Filling of Powders at Pilot Scale
C. Aguirre, A. Akhtar
National Formulation Centre, Centre for Process Innovation, Sedgefield, County Durham

 

3.1

Understanding Cleaning using Chemical Engineering
I. Wilson, G. Cuckston , J. H. Tsai
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

3.2

Waste Stream Recycling within Drug Substance Manufacturing to Improve Sustainability in the Pharmaceutical Industry
F. Currie, D. Streather, A. Parsons
Chemical Development, Pharmaceutical Technology & Development, Operations, AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, UK

3.3

CO2 mineralisation of brines with regenerative hydrotalcites in a cyclical process
N. Zhang1,2, R.M. Santos2, L. Šiller1
1Newcastle University, School of Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
2University of Guelph, School of Engineering, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada

3.4

Energy efficient recycling of thermosets
R. Innes, B. Shriky, B. Whiteside, P. Caton-Rose, H. Benkreira, P. Coates, A. Kelly
Faculty of Engineering and Informatics, University of Bradford, UK

3.5

Optimisation of cesium and strontium removal by ion-exchange column using natural clinoptilolite
M.Y. Prajitno, D. Harbottle, T. N. Hunter
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds

3.6

Modification of Bio-based PLLA to Improve Properties
A. Kelly1, N. Kassos1, T. Gough1, A. Gill2,
1Faculty of Engineering and Informatics, University of Bradford; 2Floreon-Transforming Packaging Ltd, Kroto Innovation Centre, University of Sheffield

3.7

Avoidance of the operational problem of Bed Agglomeration during Gasification of Barley Straw in Fluidized bed energy generation technologies.
H.A. Alabdrab-Alameer1, M.J. Taylor2, V. Skoulou1,2
1B3 Challenge Group, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Hull
2Energy and Environment Institute, University of Hull

3.8

Optimal electric vehicle charging schedule considering user travel behaviour and distributed energy resource availability
J.O. Ejeh, D. Aguilar-Dominguez, A. Dunbar, S. F. Brown
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, The University of Sheffield

3.9

Biogas Upgrade using biomass based physical Activated carbons
M. I. Masood1, 2, A.K. Hamid1, E. García –Díez 1, S.García 1
1Research Centre for Carbon Solutions, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University
2Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Pakistan.

3.10

Analysis of flexible operation of CO2 capture plants: Predicting solvent emissions from conventional and advanced amine systems
C.Charalambous1, A. Saleh1, M. Van der Spek1, G. Wiechers2, P. Moser2, A. Huizinga3, J. G. Monteiro3, E. Goetheer3, S. Garcia1
1Research Centre for Carbon Solutions , School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University
2RWE Power AG, Essen, Germany
3TNO, Delft, The Netherlands

3.11

Kinetic evaluation of CO2 adsorption over micro and mesoporous activated carbons produced from low-value coal tar distillation products
E. Garcia-Diez, M. M. Maroto-Valer, S. Garcia 
Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS), School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

3.12

Dynamic behaviour of a single polypropylene particle in bubbling fluidised bed reactors
S. Lannello, D. Macrì, M. Materazzi
Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, UK

3.13

Upcycling of Elastomeric Waste Residues into Valuable Acoustic & Thermal Insulation Materials
H. Benkreira, A. Khan, N. Al-Hilo
R&KT Centre in Advanced Materials Engineering; R&KT Centre in Sustainable Environments, School of Engineering, University of Bradford

3.14

Development of an Automated Gas Phase Catalytic Microreactor Platform for Kinetic Studies
S. G. Bawa, C. Waldron, A. Pankajakshan, E. Cao, F. Galvanin, A. Gavriilidis
Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London

3.15

Synthesis of Bio-Derived Chemicals through Coupled Dehydrogenation/Hydrogenation Processes: A Fascinating Challenge
C. Pischetola, F. Cárdenas-Lizana
Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot Watt University

3.16

Funnelling strategy for production of a single-component chemical from lignin
J. Zhang
School of Chemistry, University of Lincoln, UK

3.17

Microalgae technology for wastewater and waste treatment
S. Orta
Department of Chemical Engineering, Newcastle University

3.18

Development of Oil Spill Monitoring Sensors Using Polymer-based Materials
P. Idehen, S. Garlapati, K. Persaud
School of Chemical and Analytical Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK

4.1

Hybrid tutorial- lecture-computer cluster style for engineering mathematics
A. Alfutimiea, P. Martina
Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Manchester

4.2

The use of real world problems as an educational tool in Biochemical Engineering and related disciplines
M. C. Nweke
Department of Biochemical Engineering, University College London

4.3

How students work in project teams
D. Reyes-Viviescas1, E. Ventura-Medina1, A. Anderson2, C. Mio3
1Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 2School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, 3School of Education, University of Glasgow

4.4

An investigation into the use of the Microsoft Office 365 toolkit to manage group projects in Undergraduate Chemical Engineering
S. Gooneratne, P. Russell
School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies, Teesside University

4.6

Teaching with Technology: Investigation of online assessment software, WeBWork, in an introductory probability and statistics course
V. J. Bhute1,2, P. M. Wood3
1Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, 2Department of Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 3Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, USA

4.7

Kitchen ChemEng: Teaching Equilibrium Stage Processes Using Classroom Demonstrations
S.J. Wilkinson
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Chester

4.8

A cross-cultural study on the perception of the use of immersive virtual reality in health and safety training for professional chemical engineers
R. Toyoda1, F. R. Abegão1, S. Gill2, J. Glassey1
1Department of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle University, 2Learning and Teaching Development Service, Newcastle University

P1

Rheological Characterization of Non-Newtonian Bubble Suspensions
Stamatina Mitrou, Kassandra Makri, Angeli Panagiota, Luca Mazzei
ThAMeS Multiphase, Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, UK

P2

Steam-Oxygen Gasification of Refuse-Derived Fuel in Fluidized Beds: Modeling and Data Validation
Alex Sebastiani, Massimiliano Materazzi
Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, UK

P3

Structure and Content of BEng Chemical Engineering Programmes in the UK, relative to the Frontiers in Chemical Engineering Education Model
Zakia Bilques, Daniel J Belton, Grant M Campbell
School of Chemical Sciences, University of Huddersfield, UK

P4

Detection of micro and nanoplastics in water samples using Pyrolysis-Gas chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (PY-GC/MS)
Javier Delgado Gallardo1, Geraint L. Sullivan2, Eurig W. Jones3, Peter J. Holliman4, Sarper Sarp5
1, 5 CWater, Chemical Engineering, Swansea University, SA2 8PP, UK
2 SPECFIC, Engineering East Swansea University, SA2 8PP, UK
3, 4 CEMEG, Engineering Central Swansea University, SA2 8PP, UK

P5

ACOUSTIC EMISSIONS FOR NEXT GENERATION STIRRED TANK CONTROL
Ben Watson1,2, Federico Alberini1, Mark Simmons1, Hugh Stitt2, Carl Tipton2
1School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
2Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, Belasis Avenue, Billingham, TS23 1LB

P6

Kinetic Modelling of the Ammonia Temperature Programmed Desorption of ZSM-5
Rebecca L. Gibson1,3, Prof Mark Simmons3, Prof Hugh Stitt1, Dr Stephen Schuyten2, Robert Gallen1
1Johnson Matthey, Belasis Avenue, Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, TS23 1LB, UK.
2Johnson Matthey, Eli Whitney Blvd, Savannah, GA, 31408, USA.
3School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK

P8

Teaching with Technology: Investigation of online assessment software, WeBWork, in an introductory probability and statistics course
Vijesh J. Bhute1,2, Philip Matchett Wood3
1Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
2Department of Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
3Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA 

P9

High temperature CO2 capture using Hydrotalcites derived Mixed Metal Oxides (MMOs)
Li Anne Cheah1, G. V. Manohara1, Ana M. Ribeiro2, Alexandre F.P. Ferreira2, Alirio E. Rodrigues2, M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer1, Susana Garcia1
1Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS), School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, United Kingdom
2Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering, Associate Laboratory LSRE/LCM, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

P10

An electrochemical investigation probing the corrosivity of Ionic Liquids
Charlotte Borrilla,b,  Jason Hallett a , Kyra Campbellb
aDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ
bDepartment of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 3JD

P11

Enhanced flexibility in biomass pyrolysis through heating strategies
Andres Chico-Proano1,3, George Manos2, Lazaros G. Papageorgiou1 and Eric S. Fraga1
1Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, United Kingdom
2Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, United Kingdom
3Departament of Chemical Engineering, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito EC170525, Ecuador

P12

The Development of Hydrothermal Liquefaction Process for the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in the UK
Danial Farooq, Kok Siew Ng
Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PJ, UK

P13

Enhancement of carbohydrate production in Chlorella vulgaris bioprocess
Wasayf Almalki Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK 

P14

Disentangling the co-adsorption of water and carbon dioxide on amine-functionalised solid sorbents used for carbon capture from ambient air
John P Young, Susana Garcia, Mijndert van der Spek
Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS), School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, EH14 4AS, Edinburgh, UK

P15

Effect of temperature and bath constituents on nickel deposition from sulfamate baths
Christine Enowmbi Tambe, Todd Green and Sudipta Roy
Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK

P16

Performance evaluation of a medium-scale reverse osmosis brackish water desalination plant with different types of membranes
Alanood A. Alsarayreh 1, M. A. Al-Obaidi 2, R. Patel 1, and I. M. Mujtaba 1, *
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics. University of Bradford, UK

P17

The Development and Optimisation of “The Bradford Titanium Process”
Adam Vollans1, Raj Patel1
1Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bradford, UK

P18

A novel hybrid system of multi effect distillation_ thermal vapor compression and double reverse osmosis processes for seawater desalination: Process description and performance assessment
O.M.A. Al-hotmani1, M. A. Al-Obaidi 2,Y.M.John1, R. Patel 1, and I. M. Mujtaba 1
1 School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics, University of Bradford, UK
2 Middle Technical University, Technical Institute of Baquba, Baquba, Dayala – Iraq

P19

CO2 Photo-reduction Using MOF-Semiconductor Composites
Matthew Garvin1, Stavroula Kampouri2, F. Pelin Kinik2, Christopher P. Ireland2, Ruaraidh McIntosh1, Susana Garcia1
1Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, UK
2Laboratory of Molecular Simulation (LMSO), Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL Valais), Switzerland

P20

A novel combination of scale-down techniques and design of experiments to identify operating regions for the process-scale recovery of intracellular proteins
Rowan, D.1,2, O’Neill, M.2, Rayat, A. C. M. E.1, Hoare, M.1, Blight, M. A.2, Galeozzie, C.2, Lye, G. J.1, Ellis, A. J.2
1Department of Biochemical Engineering, UCL, UK
2 Biocatalysts Ltd, UK

P21

Development of an Automated Gas Phase Catalytic Microreactor Platform for Kinetic Studies
Solomon G. Bawa, Conor Waldron, Arun Pankajakshan, Enchong Cao, Federico Galvanin, Asterios Gavriilidis
Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, UK 

P22

Avoidance of the operational problem of Bed Agglomeration during Gasification of Barley Straw in Fluidized bed energy generation technologies.
Hassan A. Alabdrab-Alameer1, Martin J. Taylor2 and Vasiliki Skoulou1,2 *
1 B3 Challenge Group, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, United Kingdom.
2 Energy and Environment Institute (EEI), University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, United Kingdom. 

P23

The Influence of Counterion Selection on Electrostatic Properties of Pharmaceutical Salts
Mohammad Suhail Afzal1, Peter Timmins2, Barbara R. Conway2, Enes Šupuk1
1Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Huddersfield, UK
2Department of Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, UK 

P24

Kinetic evaluation of CO2 adsorption over micro and mesoporous activated carbons produced from low-value coal tar distillation products
Enrique Garcia-Diez, M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Susana Garcia
Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS), School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, United Kingdom 

P25

Intensified continuous extraction of biomolecule using ionic liquids in small channels
Yiota- Victoria Phakoukaki, Panagiota Angeli
1ThAMeS Multiphase, Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London (UCL), UK 

P26

Optimisation of cesium and strontium removal by ion-exchange column using natural clinoptilolite
Muhammad Yusuf Prajitno1, David Harbottle1, Timothy N. Hunter1
1School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, UK 

P27

Predicting Crystal Breakage in Pharmaceutical Agitated Dryers
François S. Hallac1, Andrew E. Bayly1, Frans L. Muller1, Yi He2, Claire S. MacLeod3
1Centre for Doctoral Training in Complex Particulate Products and Processes, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, U.K.
2School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, U.K.
3Pharmaceutical Development, AstraZeneca, Hulley Road, Macclesfield SK11 2NA, U.K. 

P28

TiO2 based Nanocomposite Hydrogel for Solar Disinfection
Anam A. A Safri, Ashleigh J. Fletcher, Leo Lue
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK

P29

The Arabinoxylan Story
Grant M Campbell, Mohammad Alyassin, Helen Masey O’Neill and Michael R Bedford
1School of Chemical Sciences, University of Huddersfield, UK
2AB Agri Ltd., Peterborough, UK
3AB Vista Ltd., Marlborough, UK 

P30

Nanoparticle Modified Polyacrylamide for Enhanced Oil Recovery at Harsh Conditions
Maje Alhaji Haruna1, Jabbar Gardy1, Guice Yao1, Zhongliang Hu1, Nicole Hondow1, Dongsheng Wen1,2
1 School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, UK
2 School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China 

P31

Controllable Synthesis of Nanoparticles in Continuous Flow Microreactors
Lina Yang1, Mei Yang1,2, George Irons1, Tom Bailey1, Kejun Wu1
1School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, UK
2Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, China

P32

Functionalised Nanoparticles Assisted Enhanced Oil Recovery
Khaled Ibrahim, Jabbar Gardy, Ali Hassanpour, David Harbottle, Javier Fernández-García
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

P33

Real-Time X-ray Imaging of Nucleation and Crystal Growth during Continuous Anti-Solvent Crystallisation
G. Das1-4, A. R. Pallipurath1, 3, 4, T. Kathyola1, S. Marathe2, C. Rau2, J. McGinty4, R. Miller4, J. Sefcik4 and S. L. M. Schroeder1-4
1 School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, UK
2 Diamond Light Source, Harwell Science and Innovation Centre, Oxfordshire, UK
3 Research Complex at Harwell, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, UK
4 EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK 

P34

Biochemical engineering of Carbon di-oxide Supply in a Microalgae Cultivation
Deepak Sethi1, Ann Mohammad1, Manisha Varu1, Seetharaman Vaidyanathan1
1
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK

P35

Towards Sustainable Road Transport: A Life Cycle Assessment of a Fuel Cell Vehicle
Jilwan Rahimi, Hosam Aleem
Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, University of Manchester, UK

P36

Reactive Inkjet Printing of Silk Fibroin Self-Propelled Particles and Comparative Analysis of Their Propulsion Mechanisms
Piyush Kumar, Yi Zhang, David A. Gregory, Stephen J. Ebbens, Xiubo Zhao
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of Sheffield, UK

 

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