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Session ITurbulence characteristics in mixing equipment
Session IIChemically reactive flows - measurements and modelling of micromixing
Session IIIEffects of viscosity and rheology on mixing
Session IVEffect of mixing on precipitation
Session VParticulate processes and crystallization
Session VIMixing in gas-liquid systems
Session VIIMixing in biotechnology applications
Session VIIIMixing in biotechnology and liquid-liquid systems
Session IXMixing in liquid-liquid systems
Session XAdvanced CFD modelling and mixing effects in Process Intensification
Session XIMixing effects in Process Intensification
Poster Session A
(list of posters)
Flow, mixing and chemical reaction in homogeneous, solid-liquid and gas-liquid systems
Poster Session B
(list of posters)
Mixing in biotechnology, liquid-liquid systems and process intensification - experiments and advanced CFD modelling

Detailed Program

Monday, September 10th, 2012

15:00-15:20Opening Session
15:20-17:20Session I: Turbulence characteristics in mixing equipment
Chairpersons: Jerzy Bałdyga and Ivan Fořt
15:20-16:00Plenary Lecture I: Michael Yianneskis Turbulence, flow variation and deformation facets of mixing in stirred vessels
16:00-16:20 Numerical simulation of liquid-liquid turbulent flow in a stirred tank with an explicit algebraic stress model
X. Feng, X. Li, J. Cheng, C. Yang and Z.-S. Mao
16:20-16:40 Power consumption of the rotor-stator mixer with cavities
K. Piela, J. J. M. Janssen and P. Bongers
16:40-17:00 New impeller design: anti-ragging impeller, ARI2
R. Higbee, J. Giacomelli and W. Wyczalkowski
17:00-17:20 The details of the turbulent flow field in the vicinity of a Rushton turbine
H. E. A. Van den Akker
17:20-17:50Coffee break
Lifetime Recognition Award in Mixing
EFCE Young Researcher's Award in Mixing and her/his lecture

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

08:20-10:20Session II:
Chemically reactive flows - measurements and modelling of micromixing

Chairpersons: Marek Henczka and Harry E. A. Van den Akker
08:20-09:00Plenary Lecture II: John R. Bourne Developments in reactive mixing
09:00-09:20 Interaction between fluid mixing and chemical reaction - Effect of non-uniform chaotic mixing on concentration distribution for periodical reaction system
S. Hashimoto, Y. Chikamochi and A. Nishimura
09:20-09:40 Micromixing in two- and three-phase (s-l and g-s-l) systems in a stirred vessel
J. Hofinger, W. Bujalski, S. Bakalis, A. Eaglesham and A. W. Nienow
09:40-10:00 Influence of micromixing on the course of homogenous chemical reactions in suspensions
K. Malik and J. Bałdyga
10:00-10:20 Investigation of turbulence modulation in solid-liquid suspensions using parallel competing reactions as probes for micro-mixing efficiency
H. Unadkat, Z. K. Nagy and C. D. Rielly
10:20-10:50Coffee break
10:50-12:30Session III: Effects of viscosity and rheology on mixing
Chairpersons: Alberto Brucato and Chris D. Rielly
10:50-11:10 PIV study of mixing characteristics in a stirred vessel with a non-Newtonian fluid
J. C. Gabelle, A. Liné, J. Morchain, D. Anne-Archard and F. Augier
11:10-11:30 Numerical and experimental modelling of a multiflux static mixer for continuous extrusion of layered polymer blends
T. Köpplmayr and J. Miethlinger
11:30-11:50 Measurement of cavern sizes and shape in agitated yield stress aqueous solutions with an electrochemical probe
T. Nagafune and Y. Hirata
11:50-12:10 Effect of temperature change on transient organized structure of isolated mixing regions in stirred vessel
N. Ohmura, H. Tanaka, N. Kumagai and T. Horie
12:10-12:30 Development of positron emission particle tracking for studying laminar mixing in Kenics static mixer
M. Rafiee, M. J. H. Simmons, A. Ingram and E. H. Stitt
13:50-15:10Session IV: Effect of mixing on precipitation
Chairpersons: Rufat Abiev and Alvin W. Nienow
13:50-14:10 On the design of mixing limited precipitation processes using a novel technique for in-situ particle size distribution measurement
L. Vicum, P. Czajka and A. Laurenzis
14:10-14:30 Simulation of mixing and precipitation of nanoparticles for pharmaceutical applications with CFD and MD
N. Di Pasquale, P. Carbone, D. L. Marchisio and A. A. Barresi
14:30-14:50 Large Eddy Simulation of chemical processes carried out in jet reactors
Ł. Makowski, W. Orciuch and J. Bałdyga
14:50-15:10 Experimental investigation and CFD modeling of micromixing of a single-feed semi-batch precipitation process in a liquid-liquid stirred reactor
D. Cheng, J. Cheng, Y. Yong, C. Yang and Z.-S. Mao
15:10-15:30Jerzy Bałdyga: Introduction to Poster Session A
15:30-16:40Coffee and Poster Session A: Flow, mixing and chemical reaction in homogeneous, solid-liquid and gas-liquid systems (list of posters)
16:40-18:00Session V: Particulate processes and crystallization
Chairpersons: José C. B. Lopes and Serafim D. Vlaev
16:40-17:00 Highly resolved simulations of solids suspension in a small mixing tank
J. Derksen and R. Sungkorn
17:00-17:20 Relation between particle rising behavior and liquid flow around the bottom of a stirred vessel
R. Misumi, T. Sasaki, H. Kato, K. Nishi and M. Kaminoyama
17:20-17:40 Transitional flow behaviour in the Shear and Sedimentation Test Cell (SSTC)
M. B. Machado and S. M. Kresta
17:40-18:00 Influence of solids on macro-instabilities in a stirred tank
M. Eng and A. Rasmuson

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

08:20-10:20Session VI: Mixing in gas-liquid systems
Chairpersons: Richard V. Calabrese and Suzanne Kresta
08:20-09:00Plenary Lecture III:
Ryszard Pohorecki Some mixing problems in gas-liquid reactors
09:00-09:20 Mixing and recirculation characteristics of gas-liquid Taylor flow in microreactors
T. Abadie, J. Aubin, C. Xuereb and D. Legendre
09:20-09:40 Application of the Conditional Quadrature Method of Moments for the simulation of coalescence, breakup and mass transfer in gas-liquid stirred tanks
M. Petitti, M. Vanni, D. L. Marchisio, A. Buffo and F. Podenzani
09:40-10:00 Surface aeration for water treatment agitated tank mixing time, power consumption and hydrodynamics
H. M. Issa, M. Poux and C. Xuereb
10:00-10:20 Modelling and measurement of bubble formation and growth in electroflotation processes
M. D. Sarkar, P. M. Machniewski and G. M. Evans
10:20-10:50Coffee break
10:50-12:30Session VII: Mixing in biotechnology applications
Chairpersons: Geoffrey M. Evans and Gül Özcan-Taşkın
10:50-11:10 Scale-down studies for assessing the impact of different stress parameters on growth and product quality during mammalian cell culture
W. H. Scott, C. R. Thomas, C. J. Hewitt, G. Lewis, S.J. Meier, A. Amanullah, R. Kiss and A. W. Nienow
11:10-11:30 Disruption of yeast cells with ultrasound
J. Bałdyga, M. Jasińska, M. Dzięgielewska and M. Żochowska
11:30-11:50 Modelling algal cultivation in a bubble column photobioreactor
E. K. Nauha and V. Alopaeus
11:50-12:10 Fluid-dynamics characteristics of a vortex ingesting stirred tank for the production of hydrogen from organic wastes fermentation
A. Paglianti, G. Montante and F. Magelli
12:10-12:30 Mixing performances in biogas plants
M. Brehmer and M. Kraume
13:50-15:30Session VIII: Mixing in biotechnology and liquid-liquid systems
Chairpersons: Pavel Ditl and Matthias Kraume
13:50-14:10 Characterization of NS-impeller mixing in viscous batches containing exopolysaccharides
S. D. Vlaev, M. Martinov, K. Pavlova, S. Russinova-Videva and K. Georgieva
14:10-14:30 Appraisal of shaken bioreactor mixing efficiency for different operating conditions
W. Weheliye, G. Rodriguez, T. Anderlei, M. Micheletti, M. Yianneskis and A. Ducci
14:30-14:50 Investigation of drop breakage and coalescence in the toluene/water dispersions with dissolved surface active polymers PVA 88% and PVA 98%
A. Bąk and W. Podgórska
14:50-15:10 Liquid-liquid mixing using micro-fluidized beds
E. Doroodchi, M. Sathe, A. Boyes, G. Evans and B. Moghtaderi
15:10-15:30 Investigations of mass transfer and micromixing effects in two-phase liquid-liquid systems with chemical reaction
M. Jasińska, J. Bałdyga, M. Cooke and A. J. Kowalski
15:30-15:50Wioletta Podgórska and Andrzej Stankiewicz: Introduction to Poster Session B
15:50-17:00Coffee and Poster Session B:
Mixing in biotechnology, liquid-liquid systems and process intensification - experiments and advanced CFD modelling (list of posters)
17:00-18:20Session IX: Mixing in liquid-liquid systems
Chairpersons: Joelle Aubin and Jerzy Bałdyga
17:00-17:20 The effect of phase fraction on drop size distribution in a high shear mixer with a viscous continuous phase
P. E. Rueger and R. V. Calabrese
17:20-17:40 Modelling of drop coalescence in stirred liquid-liquid dispersion containing surfactant
W. Podgórska and A. Bąk
17:40-18:00 The effect of scale on liquid-liquid dispersion in in-line Silverson rotor-stator mixers
S. Hall, A. W. Pacek, A. J. Kowalski, M. Cooke and D. Rothman
18:00-18:20 Modelling of unsteady interphase mass transfer from elongated liquid drops at capillary numbers close to a critical level
A. Rożeń
20:00Conference dinner

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

09:00-10:20Session X: Advanced CFD modelling and mixing effects in Process Intensification
Chairpersons: Daniele L. Marchisio and Michael Yianneskis
09:20-09:40 Lattice-Boltzmann method for the simulation of laminar mixers
F. Muggli, L. Chatagny and J. Lätt
09:40-10:00 Incorporation of nanoparticle clusters into liquids using a proprietary design mixer-Ytron Y Jet
G. Özcan-Taşkın
10:00-10:20 Mixing enhancement of flow in stirred vessels by chaotic advection
H.D. Lee, D.H. Lee and W.R. Hwang
10:20-10:50Coffee break
10:50-12:10Session XI: Mixing effects in Process Intensification
Chairpersons: Antoni Rożeń and Andrzej Stankiewicz
10:50-11:10 New concept of energy-efficient and resource-saving apparatuses for mixing and conjugated processes
R. Abiev
11:10-11:30 The NETmix® Reactor: 3D CFD modelling and pressure drop measurements
C. M. Fonte, M. E. Leblebici, M. M. Dias and J. C. B. Lopes
11:30-11:50 Slinger design for three phase stirred tank reactor
R. Ghadge and T. Mathew
11:50-12:10 2D fluid deformation induced by a rotational reciprocating plate impeller in a cylindrical vessel
Y. Komoda, S. Senda, H. Takeda, Y. Hirata and H. Suzuki