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International Conference on Chemical Engineering, will be organized around the theme “Emerging technologies and scientific advancements in Chemical Engineering and its Applications”
Chemical Engineering 2016 is comprised of 16 tracks and 102 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Chemical Engineering 2016.
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Chemical engineering deals with the application of physical science (e.g., chemistry and physics), and life sciences with mathematics and economics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. In addition to producing useful materials, modern chemical engineering is also concerned with pioneering valuable new materials and techniques such as nanotechnology, fuel cells andbiomedical engineering.
- Track 1-1Chemical Engineering for Renewables Conversion
- Track 1-2Control and Optimisation of Process Systems
- Track 1-3Chemical Reaction Engineering
- Track 1-4Bio-Driven Chemical Engineering
- Track 1-5Energy/Sustainability Driven Chemical Engineering
- Track 1-6Cheminformatics
- Track 1-7Environmental chemical engineering
- Track 1-8Fuel cell technologies
- Track 1-9Green Chemistry
- Track 1-10Agricultural and food processing
- Track 1-11Sustainability and energy for the logistics
- Track 1-12Process design, development and evaluation
Renewable chemicals are used for enhancing the use of renewable resources rather than fossil fuels. Renewable chemicals include all the chemicals which are produced from renewable feedstock such as microorganisms, biomass (plant, animal, and marine), and agricultural raw materials. Renewable chemicals are used in various applications across different industries such as in food processing, housing, textiles, environment, transportation, hygiene, pharmaceutical, and other applications. Renewable chemicals are primarily available as ketones, alcohols, organic acids, and bio-polymers. They are used in surfactants and lubricants, consumer goods, resins, and plastics for environmental purpose. There are various technologies available which are used for producing renewable chemicals Presently Europe forms the largest market for renewable chemicals, but Asia-Pacific is driving the market growth, and is expected to dominate the renewable chemicals market by 2018. Due to the rise in energy requirements, increase in population, and improving economic conditions in the Asia-Pacific region, the demand for renewable chemicals is expected to grow in this region.
- Track 2-1Biobased chemicals
- Track 2-2Fermentation
- Track 2-3Dehydrative transformation
- Track 2-4Bioconversion
- Track 2-5Acid hydrolysis
- Track 2-6Renewable Chemicals Market
Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work . Thermodynamics applies to a wide variety of topics in science and engineering, especially physical chemistry, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Thermodynamic equilibrium is one of the most important concepts for thermodynamics. A thermodynamic operation usually leads to a thermodynamic process of transfer of mass or energy that changes the state of the system, and the transfer occurs in natural accord with the laws of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic systems are theoretical constructions used to model physical systems that exchange matter and energy in terms of the laws of thermodynamics.
- Track 3-1Chemical thermodynamics
- Track 3-2Thermodynamics Material Science
- Track 3-3Thermodynamics Physics
- Track 3-4Molecular thermodynamics
- Track 3-5Applied thermodynamics
- Track 3-6Modern Thermodynamics
- Track 3-7Biochemical Thermodynamics
- Track 3-8Protein Thermodynamics
- Track 3-9Nuclear thermodynamics
- Track 3-10Quantum thermodynamics
In the field of Chemical Engineering separation process is the transfer of any mass that converts the substance mixture into distinctive product mixtures. “In some cases, a separation may fully divide the mixture into its pure constituents. Separations are carried out based on differences in chemical properties, or physical properties such as size, shape, mass, density, or chemical affinity, between the constituents of a mixture, and are often classified according to the particular differences they use to achieve separation”.
- Track 4-1Chromatography
- Track 4-2Zone refining
- Track 4-3Capillary electrophoresis
- Track 4-4Advanced engineering separations techniques
- Track 4-5Adsorption
- Track 4-6Decantation
- Track 4-7Advanced Separation Methods
Polymerization is the process of combining many small molecules known as monomers into a covalently bonded chain or network. During the polymerization process, some chemical groups may be lost from each monomer. Monomers are terephthalic acid, ethylene glycol Laboratory synthetic method are step-growth polymerization and chain-growth polymerization. The essential difference between the two is that in chain growth polymerization, monomers are added to the chain one at a time only, such as in polyethylene, whereas in step-growth polymerization chains of monomers may combine with one another directly.
- Track 5-1Biopolymers
- Track 5-2Polymerisation
- Track 5-3Multiphase Polymers
- Track 5-4Deformation Micromechanics
- Track 5-5Polymer reaction technology
- Track 5-6Polymer Colloids
- Track 5-7Polymer analytics
- Track 5-8Process technology
- Track 5-9Biotechnology
Petrochemicals are chemical products derived from petroleum. Some chemical compounds made from petroleum are also obtained from other fossil fuels, such as coal or natural gas, or renewable sources such as corn or sugar cane. The most common petrochemical classes are olefins (including ethylene and propylene) and aromatics (including benzene, toluene and xylene isomers), Synthesis gas. Oil refineries produce olefins and aromatics by fluid catalytic cracking of petroleum fractions. Chemical plants produce olefins by steam cracking of natural gas liquids like ethane and propane. Aromatics are produced by catalytic reforming of naphtha. Olefins are the basis for polymers and oligomers used in plastics, resins, fibers, elastomers, lubricants, and gels. Synthesis gas is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen used to make ammonia and methanol. Ammonia is used to make the fertilizer urea and methanol is used as a solvent and chemical intermediate. Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries to transform crude oil into useful products such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and fuel oils.
- Track 6-1Refinery automation
- Track 6-2Crude oil management
- Track 6-3Refinery and Petrochemical Integration
- Track 6-4Refinery/petrochemical interface
- Track 6-5Petrochemical Processing
- Track 6-6Petrochemical production
The branch of engineering that deals with the technology of large-scale chemical production and the manufacture of products through chemical process. The innovative products of chemistry lead to cutting edge advancements—applied technology in medical devices, aerospace, computing, cars, fuels and more. That’s what chemistry enables technological advancements that drive innovations. As technology advances our nation’s primary chemicals management law must be updated to adapt to scientific advancements and to promote that chemical products are safe for intended use. Chemistry in Nanotechnology has many diverse applications, some of which include delivering drugs to specific cells, repairing damaged human tissue, improving efficiency of solar energy production and enabling lighter, higher performance plastics for aerospace, construction and vehicles. Chemistry in the Space Age Aerospace needs the products of chemistry such as plastic space suits that can withstand 600 degree (Fahrenheit) temperature ranges. Chemistry in Computing Widespread use of touch screens, enabled by plastics, adhesives and other products of chemistry are employed on cell phones, PDAs, computer screens.
- Track 7-1Chemical engineering in Metal Refining
- Track 7-2Chemistry in Nanotechnology
- Track 7-3Chemistry in Computing
- Track 7-4Chemistry in the Space Age
- Track 7-5Chemistry in Fibre and Paper Technology
- Track 7-6Chemical technology in Pharmaceuticals
- Track 7-7Waste water Management
- Track 7-8Alternative Energy and Sustainability
- Track 7-9Biomedical Applications of Chemical Engineering
- Track 8-1Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
- Track 8-2Bionanotechnology
- Track 8-3Molecular simulation and thermodynamics
- Track 8-4Biomolecular Design and Engineering
- Track 8-5Bioseparation Processes
- Track 8-6Metabolic Engineering
An electrochemical process is a chemical reaction that is caused by the movement of electrical current. These processes are a type of oxidation-reduction reaction in which one atom or molecule loses an electron to another atom or molecule. In electrochemical reactions, the atoms or molecules in the reaction are relatively far apart from each other compared to other reactions, forcing the electrons being transferred to travel a greater distance and thereby produce an electrical current. Many natural phenomena are based on electrochemical processes, such as the corrosion of metals, the ability of some sea creatures to generate electrical fields, and the workings of the nervous systems of humans and other animals. They also play an important role in modern technology, most prominently in the storage of electrical power in batteries, and the electrochemical process called electrolysis is important in modern industry. Neurons use electrochemical processes to transmit information through the nervous system, allowing the nervous system to communicate with itself and with the rest of the body. Electric batteries use electrochemical processes to store and release electricity.
- Track 9-1Photoelectrochemistry
- Track 9-2Magnetoelectrochemistry
- Track 9-3Electrochemical cells
- Track 9-4Chemotronics
- Track 9-5Bioelectronics
- Track 9-6Electro chemistry
- Track 9-7Chemical Reactor
- Track 9-8Electrochemical Devices
Biochemical engineering is a branch of chemical engineering that mainly deals with the design and construction of unit processes that involve biological organisms or molecules, such as bioreactors. Its applications are in the petrochemical industry, food, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and water treatment industries. A bioreactor may also refer to a device meant to grow cells or tissues in the context of cell culture. These devices are being developed for use in tissue engineering or biochemical engineering. Types of Bioreactors are Photobioreactor, Sewage treatment, Up and Down agitation bioreactor, NASA tissue cloning bioreactor, Moss bioreactor.
- Track 10-1Biocatalysis
- Track 10-2Cell culture engineering
- Track 10-3Biochemical and bio-molecular engineering
- Track 10-4Biosensors and Biodevices
- Track 10-5Biorefineries
- Track 10-6Environmental Bioengineering
- Track 10-7Biochemistry
- Track 10-8Biological treatment of Petroleum Refining Effluent
The chemical industry is one of the fastest growing segments in manufacturing industry. Chemicals broadly include bulk petrochemicals and intermediates, minerals, polymers, other derivatives, etc. The industry has been undergoing important structural changes in the recent years, such as new developing markets, change in manufacturing locations, superior technologies, and rising raw material cost. The key challenges for the industry are government regulations, carbon-emission policies, and economies of scale. Transparency Market Research provides reports on sealants, adhesives, explosives, general chemicals, agro-chemicals, specialty chemicals, petrochemicals, renewable chemicals paints and coatings, colorants, biodegradable plastic, and other chemicals.
- Track 12-1Chemical Engineering in Food Industry
- Track 12-2New Industrial Chemicals
- Track 12-3Chemical Process Engineering
- Track 12-4Corrosion Engineering
- Track 12-5Industrial Chemical Technology
Crystallization is a separation process, widely applied in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. The principle of crystallization is based on the limited solubility of a compound in a solvent at a certain temperature, pressure, etc. A change of these conditions to a state where the solubility is lower will lead to the formation of a crystalline solid. On the other hand, demands for consistent product quality (purity, crystal size, etc.) are ever increasing, thus creating a large interest in crystallization research. The simultaneous formation and purification of a solid product makes crystallization an important operation in the process industry.
- Track 14-1Cooling crystallization
- Track 14-2Crystallization equipment
- Track 14-3Unit operations for crystallization
- Track 14-4Thermodynamic properties of Crystallization
- Track 14-5Nucleation
- Track 14-6Industrial Crystallization
- Track 14-7Evaporative crystallization
- Track 14-8Physical and chemical properties of Crystals
- Track 14-9Crystallization in nature
- Track 14-10Crystal growth and size distribution
Inorganic chemistry deals with the synthesis and behaviour of inorganic and organometallic compounds. This field covers all chemical compounds except the myriad organic compounds (carbon based compounds) which are the subjects of organic chemistry. It has applications in every aspect of the chemical industry including catalysis, materials science, pigments, surfactants, coatings, medicine, fuel, and agriculture. Many inorganic compounds are ionic compounds, consisting of cations and anions joined by ionic bonding. Important classes of inorganic salts are the oxides, the carbonates, the sulfates and the halides. Many inorganic compounds are characterized by high melting points. Inorganic salts typically are poor conductors in the solid state. Inorganic compounds are found in nature as minerals. The simplest inorganic reaction is double displacement when in mixing of two salts the ions are swapped without a change in oxidation state. In redox reactions one reactant, the oxidant, lowers its oxidation state and another reactant, the reductant, has its oxidation state increased. Different classifications are : Coordination compounds , Main group compounds , Transition metal compounds , Organometallic compounds , Cluster compounds , Bioinorganic compounds , Solid state compounds.
- Track 15-1Organometallic chemistry
- Track 15-2Cluster chemistry
- Track 15-3Bioinorganic chemistry
- Track 15-4Industrial inorganic chemistry
- Track 15-5Mechanistic inorganic chemistry
- Track 15-6Synthetic inorganic chemistry