Program

The 11th International Conference of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer (FFHMT 2024)
The 8th International Conference on Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST 2024)

The organizing committees of the two co-located events, FFHMT'24 and EHST'24, have decided to allow registrants of either conference to attend sessions from both events. As a result, we encourage attendees to study the program and attend the sessions which they may find relevant or interesting.


June 16, 2024 - June 18, 2024 | Chestnut Conference Centre - University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Our program is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - Time zone in Toronto, ON)


The Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada, at the Chestnut Conference Centre – University of Toronto. Please click here for map of the location.

Registrants from the two conferences are permitted and encouraged to attend sessions from any of the two conferences.

Our program is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - Time zone in Toronto, ON)

09:00 AM - 09:50 AM Session - Virtual
Virtual Session I
03:15 PM - 03:20 PM

Session Break

09:50 PM - 10:40 PM Session - Virtual
Virtual Session II

FFHMT'24 and EHST'24 Scientific Committee Chair:


Dr. Boguslaw Kruczek


University of Ottawa, Canada
Conference Chair
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Dr. Wael H. Ahmed


University of Guelph, Canada
Conference Co-Chair
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Dr. Xianshe Feng


University of Waterloo, Canada
Conference Co-Chair
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Session - Virtual

June 16 | 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Hicham Ferroudji, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar


Virtual Session I


FFHMT 012
Time: 09:00 - 09:10
Presenter: Nicholas V. Scott, Apogee Engineering, LLC, Science and Technology Group, USA
Authors: Nicholas V. Scott, Antoine Mathieu, and Tian-Jian Hsu

FFHMT 088
Time: 09:10 - 09:20
Presenter: Zejia Xu, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Authors: Zejia Xu, Yakang Xia, Jianxun Huang, Ri Li

FFHMT 040
Time: 09:20 - 09:30
Presenter: Amr Altijani Hassan Ahmed, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Authors: Omer E. Mohamed, Amr Ahmed, Musa Abubker

FFHMT 034
Time: 09:30 - 09:40
Presenter: Tariq Malhis, An-Najah National University, Palestine
Authors: Tariq Malhis, Ihab H. Alsurakji, Amjad El-Qanni, Wael H. Ahmed

FFHMT 106
Time: 09:40 - 09:50
Presenter: Alfredo Hernández Rodríguez, Tecnológico Nacional de México, México
Authors: Alfredo Hernández, Agustín Mora


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Session - Virtual

June 16 | 09:50 AM - 10:40 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Nicholas V. Scott, Apogee Engineering, LLC, Science and Technology Group, USA


Virtual Session II


FFHMT 009
Time: 09:50 - 10:00
Presenter: William Benjamin Gordon, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Author: William Gordon, O. Remus Tutunea-Fatan, Evgueni Bordatchev

FFHMT 078
Time: 10:00 - 10:10
Presenter: Érick Marcelino Miranda, University of Brasília, Brazil
Authors: Érick Marcelino Miranda, Marcos Fabrício de Souza Aleixo Filho, Francisco Ricardo Cunha

FFHMT 112
Time: 10:10 - 10:20
Presenter: Pooria Hadikhani, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Authors: Pooria Hadikhani

FFHMT 113
Time: 10:20 - 10:30
Presenter: Kiarash Jalali, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), Canada
Authors: Kiarash Jalali

FFHMT 036
Time: 10:30 - 10:40
Presenter: Hicham Ferroudji, Boumerdes University, Algeria
Authors: Hicham Ferroudji, Muhammad Saad Khan, Abinash Barooah, Mohammad Azizur Rahman, Ibrahim Hassan, Rashid Hassan, Ahmad K. Sleiti, Sina Rezaei Gomari, Matthew Hamilton


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08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Registrations

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Official Opening
Dr. Boguslaw Kruczek, University of Ottawa, Canada
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM FFHMT'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
A Conical Radio-Frequency Inductively Coupled Plasma (RF-ICP) Source with applications in Materials Processing and Elemental Analysis
Dr. Javad Mostaghimi, University of Toronto, Canada
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM FFHMT'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical
Evaluating Membrane Properties: An Insight into the Time-Lag Method and Influencing Factors
Dr. Jules Thibault, University of Ottawa, Canada
10:55 AM - 11:15 AM

Coffee Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EHST'24 Keynote Lecture
Performance of Immobilized Enzymes in Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Dr. Sulaiman Al-Zuhair, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Session
Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer
12:45 PM - 12:50 PM

Group Photo

12:50 PM - 01:50 PM

Lunch Break

01:50 PM - 02:35 PM FFHMT'24 Keynote Lecture
The Role of Heat Pumps in Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions in Canada’s Existing Building Stock
Dr. Marilyn Lightstone, Mc Master University, Canada
02:35 PM - 03:35 PM Session
Experimental Fluid Dynamics & Heat Transfer
03:35 PM - 03:50 PM

Break

03:50 PM - 05:05 PM Session
Energy Storage & Efficiency



Plenary Lecture - Physical

June 17 | 09:15 AM - 10:05 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Boguslaw Kruczek, University of Ottawa, Canada


A Conical Radio-Frequency Inductively Coupled Plasma (RF-ICP) Source with applications in Materials Processing and Elemental Analysis
Dr. Javad Mostaghimi, University of Toronto, Canada


Dr. Javad Mostaghimi is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto and the director of the Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies (CACT). Before joining the University of Toronto in 1990, he held positions at Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueil, Quebec, and the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec. His main research interests are the study of thermal spray coatings, including superhydrophobic coatings, thermal barriers, corrosion and wear-resistant coatings. He has performed comprehensive studies on the flow, temperature, and electromagnetic fields within arcs and RF inductively coupled plasmas. Professor Mostaghimi has done extensive simulations of the dynamics of droplet impact and solidification in thermal spray processes, and design of novel DC and RF plasma torches. Professor Mostaghimi is elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada. He has the rank of Fellow of the following professional societies: RSC, ASME, ASM, CSME, EIC, AAAS, IUPAC.


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Plenary Lecture - Physical

June 17 | 10:05 AM - 10:55 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Boguslaw Kruczek, University of Ottawa, Canada


Evaluating Membrane Properties: An Insight into the Time-Lag Method and Influencing Factors
Dr. Jules Thibault, University of Ottawa, Canada


Jules Thibault obtained his bachelor of chemical engineering at the Royal Military College in 1973. He later obtained a PhD in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University in 1978 where he worked on the topic of heat transfer in nuclear reactors. Following his PhD Professor Thibault spent four years in the Canadian Armed Forces, including two six-month postings to Egypt and Cyprus with the United Nations. From 1981 to 1984, he taught in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Royal military College, after which time he joined the Department of Chemical Engineering of Laval University. In 2000, he moved to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Ottawa. His research interests are in biochemical engineering, and process simulation, control and optimization.


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Keynote Lecture

June 17 | 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Wael H. Ahmed, University of Guelph, Canada


Performance of Immobilized Enzymes in Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Dr. Sulaiman Al-Zuhair, United Arab Emirates University, UAE


Sulaiman Al-Zuhair is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at UAE University and currently holds the position of Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. Before that, he held the positions of Head of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department, Director of Project Management Unit and Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program. Prof. Al-Zuhair’s research resulted in publication of over 100 papers in Scopus and his current Scopus h-index is 34. He also has five patents under his name and published an authored book and three book chapters. As a Principal Investigator, Prof. Al-Zuhair was able to secure research funds of over AED 3 million dirhams, and over AED 20 million as a Co-Investigator. He is the recipient of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (Best Academic Research) and the UAEU Research Excellence Award in 2019, and College of Engineering Excellence Research Award in 2016 and 2020. Prof. Al-Zuhair is on the Editorial Boards in a number of journals, and had held positions in the scientific and organizing committees of several international conferences


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Session

June 17 | 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Wael H. Ahmed, University of Guelph, Canada


Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer


FFHMT 019
Time: 12:00 - 12:15
Presenter: Schropff Solène, Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, IUSTI, Marseille, France
Authors: Schropff Solène, Daniel Eric, Petitpas Fabien

FFHMT 109
Time: 12:15 - 12:30
Presenter: Huei Chu Weng, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
Authors: Huei Chu Weng, Zi-Xuan Huang

FFHMT 022
Time: 12:30 - 12:45
Presenter: Seyedamir Shojaee, University of Alberta, Canada
Authors:Seyedamir Shojaee, M. R. Flynn


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FFHMT Keynote Lecture - Physical

June 17 | 1:50 PM - 02:35 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Wael H. Ahmed, University of Guelph, Canada


The Role of Heat Pumps in Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions in Canada’s Existing Building Stock
Dr. Marilyn Lightstone, Mc Master University, Canada


Marilyn Lightstone is a Professor and former Chair of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University. She is a Professional Engineer registered in Ontario. In 2013, Marilyn was appointed as the first female Chair in the history of the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University and was reappointed for a 2nd five-year term in 2018. She was previously Associate Chair (Undergraduate) in Mechanical Engineering. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering and is an award-winning teacher at McMaster University. Marilyn served as the Director and Executive Officer of the Computational Fluid Dynamics Society of Canada and as a conference co-chair. She was Chair of the eSim Conference which is an international conference for building simulation in 2016. She was the National Fluids Examiner for the PEO for 2007-2010 and was Vice-Chair Graduate Attributes for the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board in 2017. She was a member of the NSERC Grant Selection Committee for 2008-2011 and co-chaired that committee in 2010-11. She also was a member of the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR – French National Research Agency) Grant Selection Committee with review meetings held in Paris in 2012 and 2015. She was also a member of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) as the Canadian Representative to the General Assembly of the IUTAM (2017-2021) and was a member of the IUTAM Diversity Working Group in 2021.


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Session

June 17 | 02:35 PM - 03:35 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Ying Huang, North Dakota State University, USA


Experimental Fluid Dynamics & Heat Transfer


FFHMT 028
Time: 02:35 - 02:50
Presenter: Amirhossein Hamidi, York University, Canada
Authors: Amirhossein Hamidi, Daniel Daramsing, Mark D. Gordon, Liisa M. Jantunen, Ronald E. Hanson

FFHMT 025
Time: 02:50 - 03:05
Presenter: Hossein Khanjari, York University, Canada
Authors: Hossein Khanjari, Ronald Hanson

FFHMT 093
Time: 03:05 - 03:20
Presenter: Mohammad Azad, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Authors: Mohammad Azad

FFHMT 032
Time: 03:20 - 03:35
Presenter: James K Arthur, Bucknell University, US
Authors: Ben Hong, Cesar Spadea, James K Arthur


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Session

June 17 | 03:50 PM - 05:05 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Wael H. Ahmed, University of Guelph, Canada & Dr. Ahmad Arabkoohsar, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


Energy Storage & Efficiency


EHST 114
Time: 03:50 - 04:05
Presenter: Jianheng Chen, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Authors: Jianheng Chen, Chi Yan Tso*, Aiqiang Pan

EHST 116
Time: 04:05 - 04:20
Presenter: Ying Huang, North Dakota State University, USA
Authors: Luyang Xu, Ying Huang, Yi Bao

EHST 136
Time: 04:20 - 04:35
Presenter: Paramjit Singh, Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, India
Authors: Paramjit Singh, Rashmi Saini, Rajesh Kumar

EHST 131
Time: 04:35 - 04:50
Presenter: Abdullatif Hakami, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia
Authors: Abdullatif Hakami

EHST 114
Time: 04:50 - 04:05
Presenter: Chi Yan Tso, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Authors: Jianheng Chen, Chi Yan Tso, Aiqiang Pan


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9:00 AM - 09:50 AM EHST'24 Plenary Lecture
Water-Energy Nexus: Energy Extraction from Water Towards Carbon Neutrality
Dr. Catherine Mulligan, Concordia University, Canada
09:50 AM - 10:40 AM FFHMT'24 Keynote Lecture -
Investigation of Gas Dispersion in Non-Newtonian Fluids with Coaxial Mixers
Dr. Farhad Ein-Mozaffari, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Session
CFD
12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

Lunch Break

01:15 PM - 02:45 PM Session
Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer
02:45 PM - 03:05 PM

Coffee Break>

03:05 PM - 04:50 PM Session
Renewable Energy
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

GALA DINNER

EHST'24 Plenary Lecture - Physical

June 18 | 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Boguslaw Kruczek, University of Ottawa, Canada


Water-Energy Nexus: Energy Extraction from Water Towards Carbon Neutrality
Dr. Catherine Mulligan, Concordia University, Canada


Catherine N. Mulligan, PhD. is a Distinguished Research Professor at Concordia University in Montreal. She is the founder and Director of the Concordia Institute of Water, Energy and Sustainable Systems. Her research involves the treatment of soil, water, sediments and mining wastes. She has published more than 135 refereed journal papers and 8 books, and is preparing the book on the Water-Energy Nexus to be published in 2024 by CRC Press. She has supervised more than 75 graduate students to completion. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Engineering Institute of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering and Royal Society of Canada.


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EHST'24 Keynote Lecture

June 18 | 09:50 AM - 10:40 AM | Session Chair: Dr. Boguslaw Kruczek, University of Ottawa, Canada


Investigation of Gas Dispersion in Non-Newtonian Fluids with Coaxial Mixers
Dr. Farhad Ein-Mozaffari, "Toronto Metropolitan University Canada"


Dr. Farhad Ein-Mozaffari received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of British Columbia. Currently, he is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Toronto Metropolitan University. Dr. Ein-Mozaffari is a registered professional engineer in Ontario, Canada. His research interests are mixing, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), flow visualization (e.g., tomography and ultrasonic velocimetry), multiphase flow, non-Newtonian fluid flow, hydrodynamics of bioreactors, Scale-up of chemical processes, discrete element modeling (DEM), CFD-DEM coupling, and powder blending. He has published more than 380 refereed journal papers, book chapters, conference papers, and industry-university technical reports. Dr. Ein-Mozaffari has supervised/co-supervised more than 59 PhD and MASc students, PDF, and research associates. He has been awarded various reputable research grants such as NSERC DG, NSERC RTI, NSERC CRD, NSERC Alliance, New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration, NSERC ENGAGE, CFI, Mitacs, Connect Canada, and OCE. Dr. Ein-Mozaffari has collaborated with numerous companies such as Xerox Research Centre of Canada, Apotex, Sanofi Pasteur, Cosmetica Laboratories Inc., Baffinland Iron Mines, CSRplus, Hayward Gordon, Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., and Imasco Minerals Incorporation. He is the editor and a member of the editorial board of several journals. Dr. Ein-Mozaffari is the recipient of several awards including Dean’s Research Award, Dean’s Service Award, and YSGS Outstanding Contribution to the Graduate Education Award.


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Session

June 18 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Mohammad Mansur Rahman, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman


CFD


FFHMT 033
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Presenter: Soheil Sahamifar, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
Authors: S. Sahamifar, D. Naylor, T. Yousefi, J. Friedman

FFHMT 002
Time: 11:15 - 11:30
Presenter: Hamid Reza Zandi Pour, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e Aerospaziale, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Authors: Hamid Reza Zandi Pour, Michele Iovieno

FFHMT 018
Time: 11:30 - 11:45
Presenter: Shu-San Hsiau, National Central University, Taiwan
Authors: Shu-San Hsiau, Li-Tsung Sheng , Yi-Lun Xiao

FFHMT 100
Time: 11:45 - 12:00
Presenter: Yuki Kurosawa, Azbil Corporation, Japan
Authors: Yuki Kurosawa, Chongho Youn

FFHMT 107
Time: 12:00 - 12:15
Presenter: Mohammadreza Tohidi, Université Laval, Canada
Authors: Mohammadreza Tohidi, Jean Rouleau, Louis Gosselin


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Session

June 18 | 01:15 PM - 02:45 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Wael H. Ahmed, University of Guelph, Canada & Dr. Ahmad Arabkoohsar, Razi University, Iran


Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer


FFHMT 047
Time: 01:15 - 01:30
Presenter: Ayelet Goldstein, Braude College, Israel
Authors: Ayelet Goldstein, Ofer Eyal

FFHMT 103
Time: 01:30 - 01:45
Presenter: Roberta Perna, York University, Canada
Authors: Roberta Perna, Hisham Amer, Madison Bardoel, Ahmed Elkholy, Can Unlusoy, Roger Kempers

FFHMT 084
Time: 01:45 - 02:00
Presenter: Sarit Kumar Das, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Authors: Sujatha S, Mannem S V Sayi Teja Reddy, Pyarimohan Dehury, Badal Modi, Dhairyshil Desai, Dhiman Chatterjee1, Sarit K Das

FFHMT 110
Time: 02:00 - 02:15
Presenter: Danny Page, Royal Military College of Canada, Canada
Authors: Siavash Sarabi-Maneji, Jennifer Scott, Danny J.Y.S. Pagé

FFHMT 116
Time: 02:15 - 02:30
Presenter: Mohammad M. Rahman, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Authors: Mohammad M. Rahman

FFHMT 090
Time: 02:30 - 02:45
Presenter: Wei-Zhi Chen
Authors: Wei-Zhi Chen, Huan-Jang Keh, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


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Session

June 18 | 03:05 AM - 04:50 PM | Session Chair: Dr. Sarit Kumar Das, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India & Dr. Ayelet Goldstein, Braude College of Engineering, Israel


Renewable Energy


FFHMT 102
Time: 03:05 - 03:20
Presenter: Manish Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Authors: Manish Kumar1=, Murali R. Cholemari, Srinivas V. Veeravalli

EHST 108
Time: 03:20 - 03:35
Presenter: Pape Diop, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal
Authors: Pape Diop, Mamadou Lamine Samb, Mame Malick Diop

EHST 113
Time: 03:35 - 03:50
Presenter: Aiqiang Pan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Authors: Aiqiang Pan, Jianheng Chen1 Siru Chen, Shengxi Bai1, Chi Yan Tso1

EHST 119
Time: 03:50 - 04:05
Presenter: Dr. Ahmad Arabkoohsar, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Authors: Mohammad Olfati, Mohammad Jamshidmofid, Sasan Sadrizadeh, Meisam Sadi, Ahmad Arabkoohsar

EHST 143
Time: 04:05 - 04:20
Presenter: Zebib Yenus Nuru, Adigrat University, Ethiopia
Authors: Dawit Berhane, Al Meldrum, Zebib Nuru

EHST 155
Time: 04:20 - 04:35
Presenter: Navid Mahdavi, University of Guelph, Canada
Authors: Navid Mahdavi, William David Lubitz, Shohel Mahmud, Syeda Humaira Tasnim

EHST 142
Time: 04:35 - 04:50
Presenter: Mohammadmehdi Hosseini, University of Guelph, Canada
Authors: Mohammadmehdi Hosseini, Shohel Mahmud, Syeda Humaira Tasnim


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