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P2SAC Presentations & Publications

Overview

P2SAC Overview (PDF)

2018 Fall P2SAC Conference Presentations

P2SAC Fall 2018 Conference Agenda

Welcome to the P2SAC Fall 2018 Conference - Dr. Osman Basaran

P2SAC Highlights - Dr. Ray Mentzer

Characterization of Reactive Chemical Hazards via Calorimetry - Sai Sathanapally

Driving PSM Performance Beyond KPI Metrics - Dr. Stewart W. Behie

Prevention Through Catalyst Design for Application in the Petrochemical Industry - Dr. Rajamani Gounder

Process Safety and the Front Line - Pearlman & Onofre, Marsh Risk Consulting

PMP Project Data Structure Standardization for PHA - Ed Marszal

The Role of Inertia in Coalescence of Drops in Liquid-Liquid Emulsions - Dr. Osman A. Basaran

Trust, But Verify: The case for placing the entire safety lifecycle in one accessible place - Honeywell

Overview of Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Dr. Zoltan Nagy

Parametric Sensitivity and Thermal Runaway Behavior in Catalytic Fixed Bed Reactors - Dr. Arvind Varma and Yang Ziao

P2SAC Fall 2018 Faculty Pitches

Faculty Pitch: Electrocoalescence - Dr. Osman Basaran

Faculty Pitch: High-throughput quantum chemical calculation of Benson group values for reliable thermodynamic characterization - Dr. Brett Savoie

Faculty Pitch: Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis of Dust Explosions - Dr. Zoltan Nagy

Faculty Pitch: Molecular property prediction based on scarce data using a novel machine learning framework - Dr. Brett Savoie

Faculty Pitch: Safer Materials & Processing Design for Next Generation Printed Electronics - Dr. Leitan Dou

Faculty Pitch: Sensing Dust Concentration by Imaging - Dr. Kingsly Ambrose

2018 Spring P2SAC Conference Presentations

P2SAC Highlights - Dr. Ray Mentzer

Driving Chemical Change: the Chemical Safety Board's First 20 years - Dr Kristen Kulinowski (CSB)

Flow Assurance: Drop Coalescence in the Presence of Surfactants - Vishrut Garg (Basaran)

Early Phase Thermal Hazards Assessments at Eli Lilly - Dr. Stan Kolis (Lilly)

Inherently Safer Process Design - Dr. Jeff Sperry (Pfizer)

Minimum Ignition Energy (MIE) of Dust Clouds - Ashok Dastidar (Fauske & Associates)

Open Source Data Schema for Process Safety - Ed Marszal (Kenexis)

Proof Testing Safety Instrumented Systems - Prasad Goteti (Honeywell)

Real Time Release in Continuous Solid Dose Manufacturing - Dr. Qinglin Su (Nagy)

Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates - Joe Dettinger (SOCMA)

2017 Fall P2SAC Conference Presentations

Flow Assurance: Drop and Bubble Coalescence and Thin Film Rupture - Prof Osman Basaran

Introduction and Status Update – Prof Osman Basaran

P2SAC Highlights - Dr. Ray Mentzer

Prevention Through Catalyst Design for Applications in the Petrochemical Industry - Prof Raj Gounder

Prevention Through Design - Jonathan Bach, NIOSH

SIL Rated Communication Protocols - Prasad Goteti, Honeywell

Waste/Side Stream Testing Guidelines at Pfizer - Dr. Jeffrey Sperry, Pfizer

2017 Spring P2SAC Conference Presentations

P2SAC Research Program & Accomplishments - Dr. Ray Mentzer

Dust Explosion Test Methodologies - Dr. Ashok Dastidar, Fauske

Storage Tank Dike Design - Dr. George Harriott, Air Products

Key Performance Indicators for Installed SIS - Prasad Goteti, Honeywell

Robust Model-Based Control for Safe Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Prof. Zolton Nagy

Chemistry & Catalysis of Nanoscale Materials - Prof. Raj Gounder

Latest Developments in Inherently Safer Technology - Mr. Brad Fuller, AcuTech

2016 Fall P2SAC Conference Presentations

Safer Catalytic Oxidations - Raj Gounder (PDF)

Advances in Chemical Reactivity Evaluation at Dow (PPTX)

Overview of Core UG Chemical Process Safety Course (PDF)

Fault Tolerant Control for Safe Plant Operation (PDF)


Research Publications and Presentations

Undergraduate Research

Principal Investigator: Professor Ray Mentzer

Investigation into Corrosion Under Insulation - Detection & Mitigation


Research Publications

Comparison of Global Process Safety Regulations


Professional MS Students

Analysis of Major Propane Release with CFD

Graduate Student Class Projects

Corrosion Under Insulation - Detection

Human Factors in Design of Control Rooms for Process Industries


PhD Research

Advanced Separation Techniques

Principal Investigator: Professor Linda Wang

Research Presentations

“Standing Wave Design of a Non-isocratic Three-Zone Simulated Moving Bed for Continuous Purification of Therapeutic Proteins,” Hoon Choi, David M. Harvey, Nicholas H. Soepriatna, George S. Weeden Jr., and Nien-Hwa Linda Wang, AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, Nov. 14 , 2016

Proposal: “Economical and Environmentally Beneficial Technology for Producing Rare Earth Elements and Other Chemicals from Coal Fly Ash,” to DOE-NETL, submitted Dec. 8, 2016, $1.25M.

Provisional Patent Application: “Preparation of Rare Earth Metals and Other Chemicals from Industrial Waste Coal Ash,” Hoon Choi, David Harvey, and Nien-Hwas Linda Wang, Nov. 2016.


Fault Tolerant Control for Safe Plant Operation

Principal Investigator: Professor Zoltan Nagy

Research Publications

Su Q, Moreno M, Giridhar A, Reklaitis GV, Nagy ZK. A systematic framework for process control design and risk analysis in continuous pharmaceutical solid-dosage manufacturing: a feeder-blender system, Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, 2016; submitted

Research Presentations

Su Q, Moreno RM, Ganesh S, Giridhar A, Reklaitis GV, Nagy ZK. Fault-tolerant control design and risk MAP based resiliency analysis of continuous solid dose manufacturing. The AIChE Annual Meeting. San Francisco, USA, 2016.


Flow Assurance: Coalescence, Thin Films, and More

Principal Investigator: Professor Osman Basaran

Research Publications

  • Garg, V., Kamat, P., Anthony, C. R., Thete, S. S., and Basaran, O. A.  2017  Self-similar rupture of thin films of power-law fluids on a substrate.  J. Fluid Mech. 826, 455-483.
  • Thete, S. S., Anthony, C. R., Basaran, O. A., and Doshi, P.  2015  Self-similar rupture of thin free films of power-law fluids.  Phys. Rev.  E 92, 023014.
  • Thete, S. S., Anthony, C. R, Doshi, P., Harris, M. T., and Basaran, O. A.  2016  Self-similarity and scaling transitions during rupture of thin free films of Newtonian fluids.  Phys. Fluids 28, 092101.
  • Anthony, C. R., Kamat, P., Thete, S. S., Munro, J. P., Lister, J. R., Harris, M. T., and Basaran, O. A.  2017  Scaling laws and dynamics of bubble coalescence.   Phys. Rev. Fluids 2, 083601.

Research Presentations

  1. Thete, S. S. , Anthony, C., Basaran, O. A., and Doshi, P., "Self-similar rupture of thin free films of power law fluids", 68th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.
  2. Garg, V., Thete, S. S., and Basaran, O. A., "Rupture of thin films of power law fluids on a substrate", 68th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.
  3. Munro, J., Anthony, C., Basaran, O.A., and Lister, J. R., “Bubble coalescence at any Reynolds number," 68th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.
  4. Anthony, C., Munro, J., Lister, J. R., Harris, M. T., and Basaran, O.A., “Coalescence of bubbles in a Newtonian fluid,” 68th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.
  5. Garg, V., Thete, S. S., and Basaran, O A., “Bubble impact with a solid wall,” 69th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 20-22, 2016, Portland, Oregon.
  6. Kamat, P., Thete, S., Basaran, O.A., "Bubble coalescence in a power-law fluid," 68th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.
  7. Thete, S. S., Anthohy, C., Doshi, P., Harris, M. T., and Basaran, O. A., “Self-similarity and scaling transitions during rupture of thin films of Newtonian fluids,” 69th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 20-22, 2016, Portland, Oregon.
  8. Garg, V. and Basaran, O A., “Bubble coalescence in a Newtonian fluid,” 70th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 19-21, 2017, Denver, Colorado.
  9. Anthony, C., Harris, M. T., and Basaran, O. A., “The initial regime of drop coalescence,” 70th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) of the American Physical Society (APS), November 19-21, 2017, Denver, Colorado.

Gas Detector Placement

Principal Investigator: Professor Carl Laird

Research Publications

Liu, J., and Laird, C.D., “A MINLP Formulation and Solution Approach for Optimal Sensor Placement Under Non-uniform Sensor Failure”, in progress, 2016

Research Presentations

Liu, J., and Laird, C.D., “A Global Stochastic Programming Approach for the Optimal Placement of Gas Detectors with Non-uniform Unavailabilities”, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Symposium, 2016


Synthesis of Solid Lewis Acids for Safer Oxidation Reactions

Principal Investigator: Professor Rajamani Gounder

Research Publications

  • Harris, J. W., Liao, W.-C., Di Iorio, J. R., Henry, A. M., Ong, T.-C., Comas-Vives, A., Copèret, C.*, Gounder, R.*, “Molecular Structure and Confining Environment of Sn Sites in Single-Site Zeolites.” Chemistry of Materials, 29 (2017) 8824-8837.
  • Vega-Vila, J. C., Harris, J. W., Gounder, R.*, “Controlled Insertion of Tin Atoms into Zeolite Framework Vacancies and Consequences for Glucose Isomerization Catalysis.” Journal of Catalysis, 344 (2016) 108-120.
  • Cybulskis, V. J., Harris, J. W., Zvinevich, Y., Ribeiro, F. H.*, Gounder, R.*, “A Transmission Infrared Cell Design for Temperature-Controlled Adsorption and Reactivity Studies on Heterogeneous Catalysts.” Review of Scientific Instruments, 87 (2016) 103101.
  • Wolf, P., Liao, W.-C., Ong, T. C., Valla, M., Harris, J. W., Gounder, R., van der Graaff, W. N. P., Pidko, E. A., Hensen, E. J. M., Ferini, P., Dijkmans, J., Sels, B., Hermans, I., Copèret, C.*, “Identifying Sn Site Heterogeneities Prevalent Among Sn-Beta Zeolites.” Helvetica Chimica Acta, 99 (2016) 916-927.
  • Harris, J. W., Cordon, M. J., Di Iorio, J. R., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.*, “Titration and Quantification of Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in Sn-Beta Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” Journal of Catalysis, 335 (2016) 141-154.

Patents and Patent Applications

  1. Gounder, R., Vega-Vila, J. C., Harris, J. W., “Processes for Producing Materials Having a Zeolite-Type Framework with Heteroatoms Incorporated Therein.” U.S. Patent Application No. 15/686,235, Aug. 25, 2017.

Research Presentations

* denotes presenting author Graduate student presenters underlined; Undergraduate student presenters bolded and italicized

  1. Harris, J. W.*, Cordon, M. J., Delgass, W. N., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R. “Methods for Quantification of Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in Sn-Beta Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” Catalysis Club of Chicago Spring Symposium, Naperville, IL, May 2015. (Poster)
  2. Harris, J. W., Cordon, M. J., Di Iorio, J. R., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.*, “Titration and Quantification of Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in Sn-Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.”, Gordon Research Conference on Nanoporous Materials & Their Applications, Holderness, NH, August 2015. (Poster)
  3. Hall, J. N.*, Cordon, M. J., Gounder, R., “The Effect of Aqueous Reaction Environments on Lewis Acidic Beta Zeolites for Catalytic Biomass Conversion Routes.” Purdue Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, August 2015. (Poster)
  4. Harris, J. W.*, Cordon, M. J., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R., “Methods for Quantifying Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Sn-Beta Zeolites That Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.”, AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015.
  5. Cordon, M. J.*, Harris, J. W., Gounder, R., “Kinetic and Mechanistic Roles of Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Environments That Confine Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites That Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.”, AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015.
  6. Bates, J. S., Cordon, M. J., Harris, J. W., Vega-Vila, J. C., Delgass, W. N., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.*, “Kinetic inhibition by water of liquid-phase sugar isomerization reactions catalyzed by hydrophobic and hydrophilic Lewis acid zeolites.” Pacifichem, Honolulu, HI, December 2015.
  7. Cordon, M. J., Harris, J. W., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.* “Kinetic consequences of hydrophobic voids in Lewis acid zeolites for glucose isomerization catalysis in liquid water.” ACS Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2016. (Invited)
  8. Hall, J. N.*, Cordon, M. J., Gounder, R., “The Effect of Aqueous Reaction Environments on Lewis Acidic Beta Zeolites for Catalytic Biomass Conversion Routes.” Purdue Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, April 2016. (Poster)
  9. Hall, J. N.*, Cordon, M. J., Gounder, R., “The Effect of Aqueous Reaction Environments on Lewis Acidic Beta Zeolites for Catalytic Biomass Conversion Routes.” Purdue AIChE Chapter Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, April 2016. (Poster)
  10. Harris, J. W.*, Cordon, M. J., Vega-Vila, J. C., Di Iorio, J. R., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R., “Methods to Quantify Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in High and Low Defect Zeolites That Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” Michigan Catalysis Society, Spring Symposium, Midland, MI, May 2016. (Poster)
  11. Harris, J. W.*, Cordon, M. J., Vega-Vila, J. C., Di Iorio, J. R., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R., “Methods to Quantify Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in High and Low Defect Zeolites That Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” Catalysis Club of Chicago Spring Symposium, Naperville, IL, May 2016. (Poster)
  12. Cordon, M. J.*, Harris, J. W., Vega-Vila, J. C., Gounder, R., “Kinetic Roles of Hydrophobic Voids that Confine Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” Catalysis Club of Chicago Spring Symposium, Naperville, IL, May 2016. (Poster)
  13. Bukowski, B., Bates, J. S.*, Gounder, R., Greeley, J., “A Periodic DFT Study of the Influence of Lewis Acid Site Speciation on Ethanol Dehydration in Zeolites.” Catalysis Club of Chicago Spring Symposium, Naperville, IL, May 2016. (Poster)
  14. Cordon M. J., Harris, J. W., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.*, “Catalytic consequences of hydrophobic voids in Lewis acid zeolites for glucose isomerization in liquid water.” Gordon Research Conference on Catalysis, New London, NH, June 2016. (Poster)
  15. Cordon M. J., Harris, J. W., Di Iorio, J. R., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.*, “Kinetic and structural characterization of Lewis acid zeolites for aqueous-phase sugar isomerization catalysis.” International Congress on Catalysis, Beijing, China, July 2016. (Poster)
  16. Huang, Z.*, Cordon, M. J., Gounder, R., “Hydrophobic Zeolites for Applications in Adsorption and Catalysis.” Purdue Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, August 2016.
  17. Cordon, M. J.*, Harris, J. W., Vega-Vila, J. C., Gounder, R., “Catalytic Consequences of Hydrophobic Voids in Lewis Acid Zeolites for Glucose Isomerization in Liquid Water.” Purdue Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, August 2016. (Poster)
  18. Harris. J. W.*, Ribeiro F. H., Gounder, R., “Synthesis and Characterization of Lewis Acidic Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” Purdue Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, August 2016.
  19. Cordon, M. J., Harris, J. W., Vega-Vila, J. C., Greeley, J. P., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R.*, “Prevention through catalyst design: Synthesis of solid Lewis acids for safer catalytic oxidations with hydrogen peroxide.” Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center Symposium, College Station, TX, October 2016. (Poster)
  20. Hall, J. N.*, Cordon, M. J., Harris, J. W., Gounder, R., “Site and Structural Changes to Sn-Beta Zeolites in Aqueous Media and Their Consequences for Glucose Isomerization Catalysis.”, AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2016. (Poster)
  21. Bukowski, B.*, Bates, J., Gounder, R., Greeley, J. P., “A Periodic DFT Study of the Influence of Lewis Acid Site Speciation on Ethanol Dehydration in Zeolites.”, AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2016.
  22. Harris, J. W.*, Cordon, M. J., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R., “Quantifying Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites That Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.”, AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2016.
  23. Cordon, M. J.*, Harris, J. W., Hall, J. N., Gounder, R., “Catalytic Consequences of Hydrophobic Pockets Confining Lewis Acid Sites in Beta Zeolites for Aqueous-Phase Glucose Isomerization.” ACS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2017.
  24. Cordon, M. J.*, Gupta, M., Harris, J. W., Hibbitts, D., Gounder, R., “Catalytic Consequences of Hydrophobic Pockets Confining Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites for Aqueous-Phase Sugar Isomerization.” Michigan Catalysis Society, Ann Arbor, MI, May 2017. (Poster)
  25. Cordon, M. J.*, Gupta, M., Harris, J. W., Hibbitts, D., Gounder, R., “Catalytic Consequences of Hydrophobic Pockets Confining Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites for Aqueous-Phase Sugar Isomerization.” Chicago Catalysis Club, Naperville, IL, May 2017. (Poster)
  26. Cordon, M. J.*, Harris, J. W., Hall, J. N., Gounder, R., “Catalytic Consequences of Hydrophobic Pockets Confining Lewis Acid Sites in Beta Zeolites for Aqueous-Phase Glucose Isomerization.” North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2017.
  27. Harris, J. W.*, Cordon, M. J., Vega-Vila, J. C., Ribeiro, F. H., Gounder, R., “Titration and Quantification of Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites That Catalyze Glucose Isomerization.” North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2017.
  28. Vega-Vila, J. C.*, Harris, J. W., Gounder, R., “Controlled Heteroatom Insertion into Zeolite Framework Vacancies and Catalytic Consequences for Sugar Isomerization.” North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2017.
  29. Vega-Vila, J. C.*, Harris, J. W., Gounder, R., “Controlled Heteroatom Insertion into Zeolite Framework Vacancies and Catalytic Consequences for Sugar Isomerization.” Purdue Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, August 2017. (Poster)
  30. Cordon, M. J.*, Gounder, R., “Catalytic Consequences of Hydrophobic Pockets Confining Lewis Acid Sites in Zeolites for Aqueous-Phase Sugar Isomerization.” Purdue Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, August 2017.
  31. Cordon, M. J., Gupta, M., Harris, J. W., Hibbitts, D. D., Gounder, R.*, “Quantitative kinetic descriptions of aqueous-phase sugar isomerization in hydrophobic and hydrophilic Lewis acid zeolites.” ACS Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2017.
  32. Harris, J. W.*, Liao, W.-C., Di Iorio, J. R., Henry, A. M., Ong, T.-C., Comas-Vives, A., Copèret, C., Gounder, R., “Spectroscopic and Kinetic Assessment of Sn Sites Incorporated into Chabazite Frameworks at Intracrystalline and Extracrystalline Locations.” AIChE Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 2017. (Poster)
  33. Vega-Vila, J. C.*, Harris, J. W., Gounder, R., “Controlled Tin Insertion into Zeolite Framework Vacancy Defects and Catalytic Consequences for Sugar Isomerization.” AIChE Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 2017.