Professor Jamal Chaouki Chaired the FLUIDIZATION XV Conference

The FLUIDIZATION XV conference was held in Montebello, Quebec, Canada during May 22-27, 2016. The conference was chaired by Dr. Jamal Chaouki of Polytechnique Montreal and co-chaired by Dr. Franco Berruti (from Western University), Dr. Xiaoto (Tony) Bi (PEARL’s alumnus from University of British Colombia) and Dr. Ray Cocco (from Particulate Solid Research Inc.).

About 200 researchers and engineers from industries, academia and research centers from around the world participated in the conference where research topics related to fluidization were presented in 10 categories:

  • Fluidization of irregular shape particles
  • Micro-fluidized bed reactors
  • Clean energy processes
  • Fundamentals
  • Coating technologies and fluidized nanoparticles
  • Chemical looping combustion (CLC)
  • Thermal and catalytic cracking
  • Polymerization processes
  • Encapsulation
  • Composites