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All Conference Sessions in the Pender Island Ballroom  |  All meals in Vancouver Island Ballroom  |  All social hours held on the second floor


Monday, June 21

Tuesday, June 22

Wednesday, June 23

Thursday, June 24

Friday, June 25




Author/ Presenter


7:00 - 8:00 AM


SESSION 6: Mixing of multiphase systems                       Chairs: A. Etchells and T. Hutchinson

8:00 AM

PLENARY: Lessons from mixing in fluidized beds and related systems

John Grace

University of British Columbia

8:45 AM

An Improved Correlation to Predict "Just Suspension" Speed for Solid-Liquid Mixtures
with Axial Flow Impellers in Stirred Tanks

Richard K. Grenville

DuPont Engineering

9:10 AM

Effect of Geometry Variations on the Performance
of Gas Dispersion Impellers with Semicircular Blades

Julian Fasano

Mixer Engineering Company

9:35 AM

Effect of Rheology on KLa and Mixing Time
in 42 & 340L Stirred Reactors

Frederic Augier

IFP - Lyon (Process Development and Engineering Division)

10:00 AM


10:20 AM

Low Frequency Acoustic Mixing of Complex and Multiphase Systems

Peter Lucon

Resodyn Corporation

10:45 AM Gas Handling and Power Consumption of High Solidity Hydrofoils: Philadelphia Mixing Solutions' HS and Lightning's A315 Impellers

Thomas Post

 Post Mixing Optimization and Solutions

11:10 AM

Effect of Dispersed Phase Fraction on Drop Size
in Immiscible Liquid-Liquid Dispersions: Coalescence or Turbulence Damping?

Gustavo Padron

BHR Group

11:35 AM

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of
Drop Size Distributions in Stirred Liquid-Liquid Systems

Stephanie Hermann

TU Berlin

12:00  - 1:00 PM



4:00 - 5:40 PM

POSTERS                                                                           Chairs: Hahn Vo and Kishore Kar

Social Hour and Exhibit

5:40 - 7:00 PM



SESSION 7:  Mixing and chemical reaction                      Chairs: R. Schisla and R.Cope

7:00 PM

Correlation of Reaction Yield on Suspended Catalysts

Gary K. Patterson

Chem. & Bio. Eng., Missouri University

7:25 PM

Solids Suspension and Mixing Time in a Torispherical-Bottomed Pharmaceutical Reactor Under Different Baffling Conditions

Piero M. Armenante

New Jersey Institute of Technology

7:50 PM Effect of Geometry on the Mechanisms for off-Bottom Solids Suspension Inci Ayaranci
(student finalist)
University of Alberta


8:15 PM


8:35 PM

Oxy-Gas Combustion for Efficient CO2 Capture: Effect of Near Burner Mixing on Velocity and Composition Fields

Jennifer P. Spinti

Institute for Clean and Secure Energy, University of Utah

9:00 PM

A New Diagnostic: Mixing Sensitive Chemistry with Phase Change

Patil Pramod

The Dow Chemical Company

9:25 PM

Micromixing in Two-phase (g-l and s-l) Systems in a Stirred Vessel 

Julia Hofinger

School of Chem. Eng., University of Birmingham

9:50 - 11:30 PM

Social Hour and Exhibit