Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Washington A Room (Loews Philadelphia Hotel)

Process Research and Innovation (12a)

#438 - Process Development for Sustainability (12A03)
This session encourages papers from theoretical or practical contributions on green chemical engineering process development for sustainability. All related presentations are welcomed, such as technology innovation for environmentally benign manufacturing, process development for green products and sustainable alternative energy resources, as well as the integration of sustainability analysis and green supply chain approaches into process design and operations.
Chair:Qiang Xu
CoChair:Vivek Julka
8:30 AMWelcoming Remarks
8:35 AMConceptual Design of Biobutanol Production Processes
Arjan Oudshoorn, Adrie J.J. Straathof, Luuk A.M. van der Wielen
8:56 AMFlare Minimization for Chemical Process Industry Sustainability
Qiang Xu, Kuyen Li, Chao-Wei Liu, Xiongtao Yang
9:17 AMProcess and Economic Simulation of Wastewater Plants for Lipid Feedstock Production through Use of Superpro Designer
Stephen Dufreche, William French, Rafael Hernandez
9:38 AMSolar-Thermal Processing for Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Fuels
Christopher Perkins, Paul Lichty, Alan W. Weimer
9:59 AMPhotocatalytic Concrete Slab for Passive NOx Pollution Control
Daniel H. Chen, M. Palla, A. Vaddi,, R. Asapu, K. Li, R. Yuan
10:20 AMSub-Molten Salt Environmentally Benign Technology
Yi Zhang, Zuohu Li, Hongbin Xu, Shili Zheng, Tao Qi, Huiquan Li
10:41 AMTechnology Investments by DOE/ITP Chemicals Program Bear Fruit
Dickson E. Ozokwelu

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