ICOSSE '19 Program

ICOSSE '19 Program

Schedule is subject to change. Last updated June 25, 2019.

Monday, July 01, 2019

7:00 AM 9:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Coffee and Networking
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Opening Ceremony
9:30 AM 10:15 AM Plenary Talk: Fengqi You, Cornell University, USA: Multi-Scale Life Cycle Optimization and Sustainability Analytics for Energy Systems
10:15 AM 11:00 AM Plenary Talk: Raymond Tan, De La Salle University, Philippines: Process Systems Engineering for Optimal Deployment of Negative Emissions Technologies
11:00 AM 11:20 AM Coffee Break
11:20 AM 12:40 PM Session 1 - Waste handling, management and minimization I
11:20 AM 11:40 AM 580007: Combined Solar Thermal Treatment: Drying Characteristics and Kinetics of Oleochemical Sludge. Chong Chien Hwa, Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Malaysia
11:40 AM 12:00 PM 578792: The Kinetics and Thermodynamics of the Interaction between Phenol and Activated Carbon. Safiyyah Wahid, The University of Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
12:00 PM 12:20 PM 579573: Determining the Optimum Locations of a Locally-Managed Decentralized Solution for Conversion of Waste Plastic to Fuel in Developing Regions. Chandni Joshi, University of Kentucky College of Engineering, USA
12:20 PM 12:40 PM 579735: Modification of F-Doped TiO2 Nanorods with Rgo for Rhodamine B Photodegradation. Rahmat Hidayat, Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia
12:40 PM 1:50 PM Lunch
1:50 PM 4:00 PM Session 2 - Sustainable technologies development I
1:50 PM 2:20 PM Invited Talk: The Integration of Safety, Health and Environmental Indexes in Solvent Design Using Process Systems Engineering Tools. Nishanth G. Chemmangattuvalappil, University of Nottingham - Malaysia, Malaysia
2:20 PM 2:40 PM 554260: Sustainability Analytics - the Critical Link between Sustainability and Business Innovation. Raghavan Ramanan, Desert Research Institute, USA
2:40 PM 3:00 PM 579667: Optimization of Enhanced Weathering Networks with P-Graph and Pinch Analysis. Kathleen Aviso, De La Salle University, Philippines
3:00 PM 3:20 PM Coffee Break
3:00 PM 3:40 PM 553498: Homogeneous Catalytic Hydroesterification of Complex Alkenes - Built-in Base Ligands Pave the Way for Disruptive Technology. Peter Kucmierczyk, Ruhr University of Bochum, Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Germany
3:40 PM 4:00 PM 579902: Coal Quality Evaluation System for Improving Thermal Power Plant Emission: A Malaysian Experience, Mohamad Zaid Mohamad Ali, TNB Fuel Services Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia
4:00 PM 4:30 PM Rapid Fire Session
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Poster Session & Welcome Reception

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

7:30 AM 9:15 AM Registration
8:45 AM 9:15 AM Coffee and Networking
9:15 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Talk: Suzana Yusup, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia: Biomass Conversion and Utilisation
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Session 3 - Food, energy and water nexus
10:30 AM 11:00 AM 559227: Planning and Scheduling Integration for Land Use Under Food-Energy-Water Nexus Considerations: A Case Study in Texas Edwards Region. Xin Xiao, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
11:00 AM 11:20 AM 555948: Investigation of Circular Economy from Sustainability Point of View Using a Global Integrated Model. Neeraj Hanumante, IIT Bombay, India
11:20 AM 11:40 AM 559243: On the Optimization of Water-Energy Nexus in Shale Gas Production Under Price Uncertainties. Doris Oke, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
11:40 AM 12:00 PM 579714: On the Development Resources and Waste Management Strategies in Industrial Clusters. Shaza Shehab, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 3:20 PM Session 4 - Biomass conversion and utilisation I
1:30 PM 2:00 PM 579719: Impact of Feedstock Attributes on the Performance of Processing in Cellulosic Ethanol Applications. David N. Thompson, Idaho National Laboratory, USA
2:00 PM 2:20 PM 559209: A Superstructure-Based Modeling Approach for Supply Chain Network Design Optimization of Biomass Conversion and Utilization. Cheng Seong Khor, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
2:20 PM 2:40 PM 559026: Continuous Saccharification of Pretreated Lignocellulose in Simulated Moving Bed Reactor. Vishnu Prasad Jayakumar, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
2:40 PM 3:00 PM 559192: Exploration of Rarely Researched Algal and Lignocellulosic Biomass to Produce Hydrocarbons and Fuel Additive. Nanda Kishore, IIT Guwahati, India
3:00 PM 3:20 PM 557731: Theoretical Framework for Sustainable Organic Waste Collection for Large-Scale Biogas Production in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ayotunde Awosusi, University of Pretoria and University of South Africa, South Africa
3:20 PM 3:40 PM Coffee Break
3:40 PM 5:50 PM Session 5 - Biomass conversion and utilisation II
3:40 PM 4:10 PM 559457: Sustainable Process Design for Biofuel Production Via Syngas Conversion Pathway. Eric Tan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
4:10 PM 4:30 PM 559095: Pyrolysis of Food Waste for Sustainable Production of Biofuels in Marginal Enviroments. Yassir Makkawi, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
4:30 PM 4:50 PM 581366: Suitability of Biochar Produced from Banana Peels As a Source of Bioenergy. Anurita Selvarajoo, University of Nottingham - Malaysia, Malaysia
4:50 PM 5:10 PM 579677: Blend of Pre-Treated Lignocellulosic Biomass and Bentonite As Water-Based Drilling Fluid: Preparation, Characterization and Testing. Jimoh K. Adewole, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, International Maritime College, Saudi Arabia
5:10 PM 5:30 PM 581544: Integrated Green Pretreatment Methods for Oil Palm Lignocellulosic Biomass Valorization into Biofuels and Platform Chemicals. Athran Zuhail Abdul Rahman, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
5:30 PM 5:50 PM 581560: Numerical Simulation of Lignocellulosic Biomass Ozonolysis in a Fixed - Bed Reactor. Amnani Shamjuddin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

8:45 AM 9:15 AM Coffee and Networking
9:15 AM 10:35 AM Session 6 - Waste handling, management and minimization II
9:15 AM 9:35 AM 579509: Functionalized Hollow Mesoporous Silica Sphere with Magnesium Bromide for Ammonia Absorption Enhancement. Zhu Ming, NJtech, China
9:35 AM 9:55 AM 579021: Fabrication of Novel Concrete Blocks By Merging Ancient and Modern Techniques. Arunima Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
9:55 AM 10:15 AM 579615: An Innovative Way to Recycle Glass in Hong Kong. Amar A. Bhardwaj, Columbia University, USA
10:15 AM 10:35 AM 579704: Heavy Metals Toxicity Is Reduced during Valorization of Biowastes through Vermicomposting. Muhammad Bilal Khan, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environmental Remediation and Ecological Health, China
10:35 AM 10:55 AM Coffee Break
10:55 AM 12:55 PM Session 7 - Sustainable technologies development II
10:55 AM 11:15 AM 554010: Building Sustainable Biosafety & Biosecurity for Synthetic Biopharmaceuticals. Vinod Jyothikumar, Syngene International Limited, India
11:15 AM 11:35 AM 557925: Effect of Diesel on the Performance of Microemulsion Fuels. Iyman Abrar, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
11:35 AM 11:55 AM 559037: A Novel Semi-Automatic Method to Optimize Multi-Lamp High Flux Solar Simulators. Arshad Mohamed Ali, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
11:55 AM 12:15 PM 579712: P-Graph Approach for Optimization of Segregated Targeting Networks. Kathleen Aviso, De La Salle University, Philippines
12:15 PM 12:35 PM 556678: Multi-Objective Sustainable Supply Chain Optimization of the Petroleum Industry in Kuwait. Aya Elghool, Kuwait University, Kuwait
12:35 PM 12:55 PM 558907: Functional Characterization of a Novel Class of Gemini (Dimeric) Surfactants Synthesized from Sunflower Oil. Nilanjan Pal, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, India
12:55 PM 1:15 PM Closing Remarks
End of Conference

Poster Abstracts

556021: Mercury Forms in Desulfurization Gypsum from the Coal-Fired Power Plant . Kosuke Sakusabe, Akita University, Japan
559500: Cell Surface Display of A-Amylase Using Putative Escherichia coli Outer Membrane Protein As an Anchoring Motif. Seung Hwan Lee, Chonnam National University, South Korea
559599: Sustainable Approach for Green Pesticide Production in Kenya from the Croton Megalocarpus Trees. Shelby Browning, University of Kentucky College of Engineering, USA
559970: Recovery of Precious Metals from E-Waste By Chlorination and Capture with Carbon. Kosuke Sakusabe, Akita University, Japan
581419: A Mathematical Optimisation Model for Minimal Palm Plantation Expansions. Jaya Prasanth Rajakal, Taylors University, Malaysia