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Scientific Programme


Monday, November 16, 2020
15:30 – 16:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Sustainability: advancing a circular economy for Plastics
Ignasi Cañagueral
16:30 – 17:30
  • DG.01 - Waste Management, Reduction and Valorization,and Circular Economy
    Moderator: Raquel Ibáñez and Xavier Gabarrell
    • DG.01.01 - Synthesis of La-hexaaluminates from aluminum-containing saline slag wastes
      Jonathan J. Torrez-Herrera, Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
    • DG.01.02 - Exploring the application of chemical oxidation treatments for the remediation of HCHs-contaminated soil
       Carmen María Dominguez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
    • DG.01.03 - Simulation of Ga Recovery from Gallium-containing Leaching Solution with Extractant-modified Resin
      Cheng-Tung Chou, National Central University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
    • DG.01.04 - Valorization of non-olefinic plastics and vacuum gas oil blends through hydrocracking
      David Trueba, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Leioa, Spain.
    • DG.01.05 - Copper recovery from bottom ash by electrowinning: operational conditions study  
      Xanel Vecino, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.01.06 - The Monetised Footprint Index: the production of HCl by EDBM  
      Raquel Ibañez, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.01.07 - Pyrolysis Kinetics Analysis of Different Types of Poultry Litter
      Thapelo Shomana, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Palapye, Botswana.
    • DG.01.08 - Containerised Poultry Litter Pyrolysis Plants – It is a Feasibility Solution in the context of Botswana?
      Daniel Botha, Botswana International Universtity of Science and Technology, Gaborone, Botswana.
    • DG.01.09 - Analysis of the lifetime of products to support a circular economy
      Hanna Fux, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.01.10 - Examining the reuse of washing machines in cities
      Beatriz García Fernández, UAB, Bellaterra, Spain.
    • DG.01.11 - Preliminary optimization of the environmental performance of PHA downstream processing
      Mateo Saavedra Del Oso, CRETUS Insitute, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
    • DG.01.12 - Use of poly(limonene-8,9-oxide carbonate) as a bio-based prepolymer for epoxy thermoset production  
      Vitor Bonamigo Moreira, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.01.13 - Non-productive consumption of persulfate and surfactants in remediation by S-ISCO of a site polluted by a complex DNAPL mixture
      Raúl García-Cervilla, Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain.
    • DG.01.14 - Experimental and Simulation Study of Ammonia Pyrolysis and Oxidation
      Maria Abian, Aragón Institute of Engineering Research (I3A), Zaragoza, Spain.
    • DG.01.15 - An in-depth analysis of power and efficiency trade-off of salinity gradient energy capture by reverse electrodialysis  
      Carolina Tristán, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.01.16 - Low temperature solar CO2 methanation  
      Francesc Sastre, The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
11:30 – 12:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Life Quality (LQ) Prospectives and Chemical Engineering
Chiao Dong Cheng
12:30 – 13:30
  • DG.02 - Product Engineering
    Moderator: Rosa Nomen
    • DG.02.01 - Rheological Study of Water in Water Emulsions
      Alicia Maestro, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.02.02 - Chemical reactors manufactured by SLA and FDM 3D printing technologies  
      Andreu Bonet, URV, Deltebre, Spain.
    • DG.02.03 - Process Analytical Technologies for Industrial Nanoparticles Production  
      Simona Neri, IRIS Technology Solutions, Castelldefels, Spain.
    • DG.02.04 - Biocompatibility and osseointegration properties of 3D-printed polymer infiltrated ceramic networks  
      Ludmila Hodasova, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.02.05 - Hydrolytic degradation of micro and nanoparticles of PLA, according to particle size and dispersion composition
      Jordi J. Bou, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.02.06 - Self‐assembled Liquid‐Crystalline Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell application  
      Alireza Zare, Universitat Rovira i Virgili , Tarragona, Tarragona/ Catalunya, Spain.
    • DG.02.07 - Preparation and Properties of Multiple Water-in-Water-in-Water (W/W/W) emulsion
      Jordi Esquena, Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.02.08 - Surface modification of membranes for methane degassing from water: preliminary study on hydrophobicity and performance
      Ramón Jiménez Robles, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
    • DG.02.09 - New Composites Based on Magnetic Nanoparticles and Polydopamine
      Pilar Garcia Armada, E.T.S.I.I.-UPM, Madrid, Spain.
    • DG.02.10 - Eco-ideation techniques to identify potential aplications for the organic waste from urban agriculture as eco-material  
      TBD
15:30 – 16:15
  • DG.03 - Knowledge, Education & Training
    Moderator: Eric Schaer
    • DG.03.01 - Enhancing the Chemical Engineering Student Technical and Soft Skills Competencies in Biomanufacturing
      Rosa Buxeda, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
    • DG.03.02 - INNOVATIVE EDUCATION FOR NEW LEADING PROFESSIONALS REQUIRED IN THE WATER SECTOR
      Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda Layret, Universitat de Girona, Girona, Spain.
    • DG.03.03 - ‘Learn-as-you-go’ training to assess the resource efficiency of chemical processes  
      Laura Talens Peiró, UAB, Bellaterra, Spain.
    • DG.03.04 - Developing curriculum for education in Sustainable Circular Bioeconomy with Bio-based Products (CYRUS project).  
      M. Sarrà, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
11:30 – 12:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Moving from discontinuous to continuous chemical processes
Renato Rota
12:30 – 13:30
  • DG.04 - Chemical (electrochemical) Processes & Reactors
    Moderator: Santiago Esplugas
    • DG.04.01 - Novel custom-made rheometric setup for in situ real-time fast alginate-Ca2+ gelation  
      Ioanna Besiri, Technical University of Munich, Freising, Germany.
    • DG.04.02 - CuO/ZnO/MnO-based bifunctional catalysts for glycerol hydrogenolysis
      David Trueba, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Leioa, Spain.
    • DG.04.03 - Analysis of the deactivation of ZSM-5 catalyst during MTO reaction in a periodic operating fixed bed reactor
      Héctor Vicente, University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain.
    • DG.04.04 - Continuous gas-phase electrochemical reduction of CO2 to formate using Bi Catalyst Coated Membrane Electrodes in a filter press reactor  
      Guillermo Díaz-Sainz, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.04.05 - Study of alcohol diffusion through commercial anion exchange membranes for CO2 electrolyzers
      Aitor Marcos-Madrazo, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.04.06 - Scenario screening for Salinity Gradient Power recovery in WWTPs
      Tamara Sampedro Pelayo, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.04.07 - CFD Modeling of reactive turbulent flows in supercritical water oxidation reactors: modification of Eddy Dissipation approach for turbulence-chemistry interactions
      Charly Tesch, CEA Marcoule, Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France.
15:30 – 16:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Being a technician is an important value to start a business 
Jorge Ruiz Royo
16:30 – 17:30
  • DG.05 - Kinetics & Catalysis
    Moderators: Rafael Bilbao, Antonio Monzón
    • DG.05.01 - Core-shell catalysts for the direct synthesis of DME. Kinetic modeling.
      Ander Portillo, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain.
    • DG.05.02 - Lumping the dual cycle mechanism for the kinetic model of the dimethyl ether to olefins process  
      Tomás Cordero-Lanzac, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Bilbao, Spain.
    • DG.05.03 - Deactivation of NiAl2O4 catalyst in the steam reforming of acetic acid
      Leire Landa, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, Leioa, Spain.
    • DG.05.04 - Approaches for minimizing catalyst deactivation in the methanol-to-hydrocarbons reaction over ZSM-5 catalysts
      José Valecillos, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain.
    • DG.05.05 - Dynamic Methanation of By-product Gases from Integrated Steelworks
      Philipp Wolf-Zöllner, Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria.
    • DG.05.06 - Deepening on coke formation and deactivation during 1-butene oligomerization on a HZSM-5 zeolite catalyst
      Sepideh Izaddoust, Universidad del país Vasco , Leioa, Bizkaia, Spain.
    • DG.05.07 - Progressing in the study of H2S oxidation at high pressure: Experiments and kinetic modelling
      María Alzueta, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain.
    • DG.05.08 - Alternative Catalytic Formulations for Simultaneous NH3-SCR and PCDD/Fs Oxidation
      Juan Alberto Martín Martín, University of Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Faculty of Science and Technologie, Lejona, Spain.
    • DG.05.09 - Superoxide radical determination in degradation of a NBD-Cl compound during catalytic ozonation using natural catalysts
      Sergio A. Solis González, CIATEJ, Guadalajara, Mexico.
    • DG.05.10 - Discrimination Models in Catalytic Cracking of n-Alkanes. Thermal Cracking Correction and Extended Dual Kinetic Model
      Pablo J. Miguel, Universitat de Valencia, 46100 - VALENCIA, Spain.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
11:30 – 12:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Industry 4.0 and Digital Trans-formation in Chem. Engineering.
Richard Braatz
15:30 – 16:15
  • DG.06 - Process Systems Engineering
    Moderator: Mariano Martín
    • DG.06.01 - Optimization of CSP facilities using different thermal fluids
      Mariano Martin Martin, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
    • DG.06.02 - Optimization of the hydrothermal production of fuels from alage  
      Mariano Martin Martin, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
    • DG.06.03 - PPBDesigner: A Population Balance Design Software for Particulate Systems  
      Menwer Attarakih, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
    • DG.06.04 - Methodology for the design of multiproduct facilities: Case of the olive tree
      Manuel Taifouris, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
    • DG.06.05 - Systematic Generation and Evaluation of Waste-to-Resource Alternatives  
      Adrian Pacheco-Lopez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.06.06 - Optimal Design and planning supply chains of multi renewable resource-based energy/material applied in process industries
      Shabnam Morakabatchiankar, Universitat Politècnicade Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.06.07 - Integrated Mathematical Modelling of Advanced Oxidation Processes and Conventional Bio-Processes for Wastewater Treatment
      Kourosh Nasr Esfahani, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.06.08 - Natech Accidents in Process Plants Located in Coastal Zones
      Adriana Mesa-Gómez, Centre for Technological Risk Studies (CERTEC), Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, BarcelonaTech (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.06.09 - The Effects of Jet Fire Flames Impingement
      Vahid Foroughi, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.06.10 - SPATIAL MEANS AND SURFACE DISTRIBUTIONS OF CONCENTRATIONS OF POLLUTANTS IN AIR. OPTIMIZATION OF THE CALCULATION METHOD  
      Mar Durán, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain.
    • DG.06.11 - A MILP Model for Enhancing Wastewater Networks by Introducing Reclaimed Wastewater Usage
      Fabian Lechtenberg, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.06.12 - Development of an Economic VPSA CO2 Capture from Flue Gases
      TBD
15:30 – 16:15
  • DG.07 - Thermodynamics & Transport Phenomena
    Moderator: Félix Llovell
    • DG.07.01 - NRTL Model for UCST, LCST and Closed-loop LLE Behaviour
      Paloma Carbonell-Hermida, University of Alicante, San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante), Spain.
    • DG.07.02 - Thermodynamic Analysis of the Effect of Commercial Lubricants in the Solubility of 4th Generation Refrigerant R513a
      Carlos Albà, IQS Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.07.03 - Water-Organic partitioning of Chlorinated Organic Compounds in a real Dense Non-Aqueous Phase produced as Lindane waste.  
      David Lorenzo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
    • DG.07.04 - Robust Thermodynamic Models to Describe the Physicochemical Behaviour of Deep Eutectic Solvents for Gas Separation
      Fèlix Llovell, IQS School of Engineering, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.07.05 - Thermodynamic characterization of gas mixtures for CCUS applications
      Cristina Mas-Peiro, IQS School of Engineering, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.07.06 - Solubility differences of refrigerant gases in ionic liquids
      Salvador Asensio Delgado, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
16:30 – 17:30
  • DG.08 - Pharma & Health & Food
    Moderator:Joan Feixas and José María Gutiérrez
    • DG.08.01 - Applications of the Aza-Michael Reaction and Flow Chemistry for the Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
      Beatrice Ravasio, IQS School of Engineering, BARCELONA, Spain.
    • DG.08.02 - Formulation of Food Dressings with a Low Content in Oil using Water in Water Emulsions
      Jose Maria Gutierrez Gonzalez, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.08.03 - Encapsulation of hydrophilic and lipophilic active principles in coloured polysaccharide hydrogels: study of stability  
      Carmen Gonzalez, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.08.04 - Nitrogen depletion on microalgae culture for lipids production – a continuous process facilitated by acoustic settler
      Claire Delort, University of Mons, MONS (7000), Belgium.
    • DG.08.05 - Production and evaluation of antimicrobial microcapsules with Essential oils using complex coacervation
      Arianne Lopez Hernandez, INTEXTER-UPC, Terrassa, Spain.
    • DG.08.06 - Chitosan/alginate based macrocapsules as an oral delivery system of DCA.
      Belén Reig, Rovira and Virgili University, Tarragona, Spain.
    • DG.08.07 - A modular 3D printed analyzer system for bioanalytical applications in resource-constrained settings
      Huyen-Tram Tran, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany.
    • DG.08.08 - Capsules of Chitosan a tailor drug delivery system with controlled release for specific organs  
      Yaride Perez Pacheco, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain.
    • DG.08.09 - Scale-up and Quality by Design application to the robust production of an enzyme-loaded liposomal formulation by DELOS-susp method
      Josep Merlo, Nanomol Technologies S.L., 08193 Bellaterra, Spain.
    • DG.08.10 - Hibiscus Sabdariffa L. compounds diffusivity through calcium alginate beads
      Selene Rosado, UPC, Barcelona, Spain.
Friday, November 20, 2020
11:30 – 12:15
  • DG.09 - Water Management & Treatments
    Moderator: Ignasi Rodríguez-Roda and Montserrat Perez Moya
    • DG.09.01 - Aerobic Biodegradation of Polycarbonates based on vegetable oils  
      Jordi J Bou, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.02 - Hydrogen sulphide levels in a WWTP
      Mar Durán, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain.
    • DG.09.03 - A comprehensive evaluation on the integration of EBPR in a continuous A-stage system
      Congcong Zhang, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.04 - Solidification/Stabilisation of Drilling Waste Using Portland Cement and GBFS  
      Laila Ben Giuma, MELLITAH OIL & GAS , Tripoli, State of Libya .
    • DG.09.05 - REWATCH: innovative treatment scheme for wastewater treatment and water recovery into the petrochemical sector
      Carlos Ramos, Eurecat, Centre Tecnològic de Catalunya, Manresa, Spain.
    • DG.09.06 - Treatment of soil contaminated by HCH using alkaline activation of PS intensified by US
      Alicia Checa-Fernandez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
    • DG.09.07 - Oxidation of acetaminophen by ultrasound waves and H2O2 combined technology  
      Natalia Villota, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
    • DG.09.08 - Comparison of caffeine oxidation by Fenton reagent in combination with UV light and ultrasound waves  
      Natalia Villota, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
    • DG.09.09 - Anaerobic Bioreduction of Recalcitrant Compounds by Carbon Based Membranes  
      Mohammad Shaiful Alam Amin, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain.
    • DG.09.10 - TiO2 photocatalyst reactivity in highly saline water under simulated sunlight irradiation  
      Santiago Esplugas, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.11 - Electrochemical Impedance spectroscopy for investigating the kinetic behavior of capacitive deionization electrodes  
      Magdalena Lenz, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen , Germany.
    • DG.09.12 - New insights in photo-Fenton process at neutral pH: organic fertilizer as an iron complex for agricultural irrigation reuse.
      Bernardí Bayarri Ferrer, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.13 - Photo-Fenton treatment for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern in wastewaters
      Bernardí Bayarri Ferrer, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.14 - Operation mode study of liquid-liquid membrane contactors for ammonia valorisation as liquid fertilizers from domestic wastewater   
      Mònica Reig, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.15 - Improving photo-Fenton process by hydrogen peroxide dosage strategies. Dissolved oxygen performance indicator  
      Yu Xiangwei, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
    • DG.09.16 - Conversion of Cellulose from Rice Straw to Levulinic Acid
      Jacky Cheikhwafa, universitat rovira i virgili, tarragona, Spain.
    • DG.09.17 - Modelling of the removal of metolachlor in a photocatalytic LED reactor  
      Laura Rancaño, University of Cantabria, Santander , Spain.
    • DG.09.18 - Progress for the use of pillared interlayered clays as adsorbents for organic compounds in aqueous solutions
      Yaneth Cardona, Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
    • DG.09.19 - Improved Performance of a Newly Synthesized Magnetite Photocatalyst for S-Metolachlor Degradation
      Carmen Barquín, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.09.20 - Preparation and characterization of polyethersulfone/ polyvinyl alcohol/ zinc oxide composite membrane for dye removal
      Rodrigo Mallorquín, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, San Lorenzo, Paraguay.
    • DG.09.21 - Efficacy of TP11 biocides against Legionella in recovered water in cooling towers  
      Borja Garrido, Grupo Técnico Calcat S.L./ UCM, POZUELO DE ALARCON, Spain.
    • DG.09.22 - Effect of electromagnetic techniques on water hardness. Applicability of Meigen test in the distinction of calcite and aragonite in water.
      Nuria Boluda Botella, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain.
    • DG.09.23 - Reduction of chloride and sulfate in tertiary treatment waters of a wastewater treatment plant (Alicante, Spain)
      Nuria Boluda Botella, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain.
12:30 – 13:30
  • DG.10 - Separation Processes
    Moderator: Ricard Garcia-Valls
    • DG.10.01 - Simulation Study of Separating Oxygen from Air by Pressure Swing Adsorption Process with Heat-exchange Adsorbers
      Cheng-Tung Chou, National Central University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
    • DG.10.02 - The effect of two-phase and oscillating flow on UF membranes Timor Pel, Inna Levitsky, Dorith Tavor
      Timor Pel, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
    • DG.10.03 - Fixed-Bed Column sorption of Ammonium from Treated Municipal wastewater using Clinoptilolite
      Mahdi Sheikh, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya(UPC), Bracelona, Spain.
    • DG.10.04 - Recovery of n-butanol by pervaporation using polymer-ionic liquid hollow fiber membranes
      Daniel González Revuelta, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
    • DG.10.05 - Process analysis overview of ionic liquids on CO2 chemical capture
      Daniel Hospital-Benito, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
    • DG.10.05 - Fabrication and characterisation of membranes for micro reactors for the intensification of condensation reactions
      Sara Claramunt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.
    • DG.10.06 - Fabrication and characterisation of membranes for micro reactors for the intensification of condensation reactions
      Sara Claramunt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.
    • DG.10.07 - Evaluation of the combo mode operation of a PP membrane module for methane degassing of anaerobic effluents
      Ramón Jiménez Robles, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
    • DG.10.08 - Tangential Fluid Flow in a Convective Dryer with Drying Technology Using Nebulisation
      Martina Hladíková, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering CTU in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • DG.10.09 - Volatilization and recapture of radiotoxic components in the radioactive waste vitrification process
      Thomas Charpin, CEA Marcoule, 30207 Bagnols-sur-Cèze cedex, France.
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