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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 8: Industrial mixing                                  Chairs: L.Fradette and D. Dickey

8:00 AM

PLENARY: Stirred, Not Shaken; Mixing Myths in the Process Industries

Alvin Nienow

School of Chem. Eng., University of Birmingham

8:45 AM

Novel Design for a Magnesium-Enhanced Lime
Ex-Situ Gypsum Crystallizer

Chris Hibshman

Philadelphia Mixing Solutions

9:10 AM

Energy Efficient Mixing in Anaerobic and Anoxic Tanks

Marcus Hoefken

INVENT Umwelt-und Verfahrentechink AG, Germany

9:35 AM

Measurement and Interpretation of Cavitation and Noise in a Hybrid Hydrodynamic Cavitating Device

Ke-ming Quan

Procter & Gamble Company

10:00 AM


10:20 AM

Design of Agitated Pulp Stock Chests with Side-Entering Impellers

Clara Gomez

Department of Chem. & Biol. Engineering, UBC

10:45 AM

CFD Modeling of Erosion of a Solid Bed by Jet Impingement

Brigette Rosendall

Bechtel National Inc.

11:10 AM

Effect of Rheology on the Performance of
Maxblend and Superblend Mixers

Louis Fradette

Chem. Eng., Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal

11:35 AM

Energy Savings Option by Modified Stirrer Configuration and Aeration Strategy

Piet Brocken

DSM, the Netherlands

12:00  - 1:00 PM







POSTERS                                                                           Chairs: Hahn Vo and Kishore Kar

Social Hour and Exhibit

5:30 - 7:30 PM

AWARDS DINNER (starting with NAMF General meeting 5:30 - 6:00 PM) 

SESSION 9 : CFD Modeling and validation                       Chairs: F. Bertrand and S. Jaffer

7:30 PM

Wall Shear Stress in an Orbiting Culture Dish
Using CFD with PIV Validation

R. Eric Berson

Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville

7:55 PM

Modeling surface gas transfer in agitated vessels using Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Nulu Suresh


8:20 PM

Modeling Cavitation in a High Intensity Agitation Flotation Cell

July K. Jose

Chem. & Materials Eng. University of Alberta

8:45 PM


9:00  PM

Comparing Two Experimental Techniques and Modeling to Validate Mixing Time in a Dual Impeller Agitated Vessel

Olli Visuri

Biotech. & Chem. Tech., Aalto University, Finland

9:25 PM

Estimation for the Prediction of Agglomeration Rate in Emulsion Polymerization

Koji Takahashi

Chem. Eng., Yamagata University, Japan

9:50 - 11:30 PM

Social Hour and Exhibit