Conference Presentations

WEDNESDAY, 19 APRIL 2017
08:00 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Savvas Tassou, Director RCUK Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF), Brunel University London

10:15 - 11:00 Food-Energy-Water-Nexus: The Energy Challenge
Dr Tim Fox, Chair, Food and Drink Engineering Committee, Institution of Mechanical Engineers

 

OS-1A ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN FOOD PROCESSING

Chair: Dr Valentina Stojceska

OS-1B FOOD POLICY AND CROSS CUTTING TOPICS

Chair: Dr Tim Fox

11:00
ID# 36

A study of water crystallisation in highly concentrated food systems

E Lopez Quiroga

11:00
ID# 127

The extent of food waste in the UK and its environmental impacts.

H Jeswani

11:20
ID# 38

Uniform heat treatment of particles for sustainable food processing

P Fryer

11:20
ID# 130

Food-energy-water nexus in the UK dairy and meat sectors: energy and water consumption

A Frankowski

11:40
ID# 43

Effect of temperature fluctuation during freezing on microstructure and dissolution behaviour of freeze-dried high solids food system

N Malik

11:40
ID# 56

The role of Thermo-Catalytic Reforming for energy recovery from food and drink supply chain wastes

M Kirby

12:00
ID# 83

The Intelligent Control Strategy of Frozen Cooked Shrimp Production Process and Energy Step Utilization

X Lai

12:00
ID# 91

Anaerobic digestion: a prime solution for water, energy, food nexus challenges

I Haltas

12:20
ID# 116

Food-grade Pickering emulsions via rotating membrane emulsification

P Arkoumanis

12:20
ID# 114

The impact of UK’s emissions reduction initiative on the national food industry

S Mudie

12:45 - 13:30

LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
Balmoral Lounge

 

PLENARY 1
13:30 - 14:10

Life Cycle Sustainability of Food 

Professor Adisa Azapagic, Co-Director CSEF; The University of Manchester

 

OS-2A ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN FOOT RETAIL

Chair: Prof Maria Kolokotroni

OS-2B ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN AGRICULTURE

Chair: Prof Liz Varga

14:10
ID# 51

Energy benefit assessment of a Water Loop Heat Pump system integrated with a CO2 commercial refrigeration unit

G Cortella

14:10
ID# 26

The recovery of water and nutrients following anaerobic digestion of food waste

M Reilly

14:30
ID# 09

State-of-the-art technologies for transcritical R744 refrigeration systems – A theoretical assessment of energy advantages for European food retail industry

K Tsamos

14:30
ID# 29

AgroCycle – Developing a circular economy in Agriculture

T Toop

14:50
ID# 68

Simulation of the influence of flow guiding strips on the temperature of food in open refrigerated display cabinets

J Sun

14:50
ID# 84

Techno-economic analysis of bio-gas upgrading for  bio-methane production from agriculture and food industry waste

G Oreggioni

15:10
ID# 96

Unwrapped Food Product Display Shelf Life Assessment

A Hadawey

15:10
ID# 108

Circular Biogas-Based Economy in a Rural Agricultural Setting

M De Rosa

15:30
ID# 98

Pro-Circular Behaviours (P-CBS) and Refrigerated Display Cabinets (RDCS): Supporting Resource Efficiency in the Retail Refrigeration Sector

Z Muranko

15:30
ID# 111

Efficiency of phosphorus resource use in Africa as defined by soil chemistry and the impact on crop production

D Magnone

15:50 - 16:10

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND POSTER SESSION
Balmoral Lounge

 

OS-3A ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN FOOD SUPPLY

Chair: Dr Issa Chaer

OS-3B CROSS CUTTING TOPICS

Chair: Prof Savvas Tassou

16:10
ID# 31

Leaf injury and its effect towards shelf-life and quality of ready-to-eat (RTE) spinach

S H Ariffin

16:10
ID# 132

Reducing energy intensity and environmental impacts of palm oil consumed in UK through improvements to the local waste management systems in palm oil mills

Y L Chiew

16:30
ID# 112

Energy Demand and Environmental Impacts of Alternative Food Transport Refrigeration

A Rai

16:30
ID# 28

Reducing Waste On Bread Roll Plants by Application of Novel Technologies

K Goode

16:50
ID# 69

Comparative analysis on the energy use and environmental impact of different refrigeration systems for frozen food supermarket application

Z Mylona

16:50
ID# 94

Potential for energy efficiency measures and integration of renewable energy in the European food and beverage industry based on the results of implemented projects

J Fluch

17:10
ID# 101

Sustainable logistics in integrated food production and supply systems - taking a System Dynamics perspective.

A Melkonyan

17:10
ID# 106

Towards ‘Zero liquid discharge’: Utilization of processing side streams as diafiltration media in microfiltration

M Reitmaier

 
19:00 - 22:00

CONFERENCE DRINKS RECEPTION AND DINNER
The Chapel, Beaumonet Estate Hotel

 

THURSDAY, 20 APRIL 2017
08:00 - 09.00 Registration
PLENARY 2
09:00 - 09:30

Welcome and Plenary
Food Formulation and Processing
Professor Peter Fryer, Co-Director CSEF; University of Birmingham

 

OS-4A ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN FOOD PRODUCTION

Chair: Dr Valentina Stojceska

OS-4B ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN FOOD CONSUMPTION
09:30
ID# 125

Numerical study of air flow and refrigeration system coupling for Chilled Food processing facilities

D Parpas / K Tsamos

09:30
ID# 25

The vulnerability of refrigerated food to unstable power supplies

R Liddiard

09:50
ID# 62

Assessing, Benchmarking and Analysing Heating and Cooling Requirements for Glasshouse Food Production: A Design and Operation Modelling Framework

S Georgiou

09:50
ID# 49

Modelling digestion: Nutrient feedback & two-phase meals

T Moxon

10:10
ID# 73

A techno-economic case study using heat driven absorption refrigeration technology in UK industry

Y Lu

10:10
ID# 117

Contribution of school meals to climate change and water use in England

V De Laruentis

10:30
ID# 77

Indirect Expansion Solar Assisted Heat Pump System for Hot Water Production with Latent Heat Storage and Applicable Control Strategy

W Youssef

10:30
ID# 110

Low energy catering strategy: insights from a novel carbon-energy calculator

S Mudie

10:50
ID# 118

The new technology for cost effective Low Grade Waste Heat recovery

M Langan

10:50
ID# 70

Energy embodied in household cookery: the missing part of a sustainable food system?

C Reynolds

11:10 - 11:30

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND POSTER SESSION
Balmoral Lounge

 

OS-5A ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF FOOD

Chair: Prof Maria Kolokotroni

11:30
ID# 128

Life cycle energy consumption and environmental impacts of ready-made baby food

N Sieti

11:50
ID# 129

Energy consumption and environmental impacts in the biscuits supply chain

A Konstantas

12:10
ID# 64

Assessing the environmental sustainability of gluten free biscuit products

V Stojceska

12:30
ID# 138

Reducing energy consumption in spray drying by mono disperse droplet generation: modelling and simulation

J Atuonwu

12:50
ID# 79

Impact of ultrasound-assisted osmotic dehydration as a pre-treatment on the quality of heat pump dried tilapia fillets

B Ye

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
Balmoral Lounge

 

OS-6A ENERGY DEMAND AND RESOURCE USE IN FOOD PRESERVATION, RETAIL AND CONSUMPTION

Chair: Prof Svvas Tassou

14:00
ID# 67

CFD model of a lab scale cryogenic batch freezer with the investigation of varying effect on the heat transfer coefficient

A Chauhan

14:20
ID# 85

Performance investigations on the CO2 gas cooler designs and their integration with the refrigeration system

K Tsamos

14:40
ID# 75

Temperature and Energy Performance of Open Refrigerated Display Cabinets Using Heat Pipe Shelves

T Nannou

15:00

Vacuum Insulation for Cold Chain Equipment

H Singh

CLOSING SESSION
16:00 - 16:30

Closing Session
Professor Savvas Tassou, Director RCUK Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF), Brunel University London

16:30 - 17:00

REFRESHMENTS AND DEPART
Balmoral Lounge

 

POSTERS
ID# 103

Comparative study of crude and refined kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) seed oil during accelerated storage

K L Nyam, UCSI University, Malaysia
ID# 97

Decarbonising meat: Exploring greenhouse gas emissions in the meat sector

S I aan den Toorn, Utrecht University, Netherlands
ID# 32

Energy efficiency of tunnel pasteurisers: processing regimes in pasteurisation of food packages

E Lopez Quiroga, University of Birmingham, UK
ID# 90

Experimental Investigation of Gas Bubble Diameter Distribution in a Domestic Heat Pump Water Heating System

J Qin, CSEF, Brunel University London, UK
ID# 99

Incentivising Pro-Circular Behaviours (P-CBs): Proposing a new Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) Scheme for Remanufactured Products - The Case of Refrigerated Display Cabinets (RDCs) in the UK

Z Muranko, London South Bank University, UK
ID# 27

Inline fouling mitigation during food processing: A sustainable novel solution

L Nchari, Jacob Douwe Egberts, UK
ID# 45

Mapping Energy Consumption in the Food Sector

E Lopez Quiroga, University of Birmingham, UK
ID# 93

Microalgae Decomposition in CO2 Atmospheres by Thermogravimetric Analysis

Q Xu, Guangdon Ocean University, China
ID# 34

Modelling, simulation and economical evaluation of dry food manufacture at different production scales

A Almena, University of Birmingham, UK
ID# 74

Optimized extraction and effect of different storage conditions on the quality indices and phytonutrients in low free fatty acid crude palm oil

C H Tan, UCSI University, Malaysia
ID# 137

Potentials of Pyrolysis Processes in the waste management sector

D Czajczynska, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland / CSEF, Brunel University London
ID# 86

Salt Alcohol Additive Pretreatment to Improve the Performance of Heat Pump Dried Tilapia Fillets

B Ye, Guangdong Ocean University, China
ID# 82

Solar Driven Absorption Refrigeration System for Food Preservation in Tropical Climates

I Shofolahan, London South Bank University, UK
ID# 131

Sustainability assessment of UK household food waste management

P Slorach, The University of Manchester, UK
ID# 42

The novel use of Phase change materials in refrigerated display cabinets for energy conservation

F Alzuwaid, CSEF, Brunel University London, UK

 

THURSDAY, 20 APRIL 2017
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
PLENARY 2
09:00 - 09:30

Welcome and Plenary
Food Formulation and Processing

Professor Peter Fryer, Co-Director CSEF; University of Birmingham

 

SYMPOSIUM: HEAT RECOVERY AND EFFICIENT CONVERSION AND UTILISATION OF WASTE HEAT

SMP1

Chair: Dr Hassam Jouhara

09:00
ID# 88

Techno-economic survey and design of a pilot test rig for a trilateral flash cycle system in a steel production plant

R McGinty
09:30
ID# 123

Low grade thermal recovery based on trilaterial flash cycles using recent pure fluids and mixtures

D Di Battista
10:00
ID# 109

Application of Organic Ranking Cycle systems to Anaerobic Digester plants

M De Rosa

11:10 - 11:30

Refreshment Break and Poster Session
Balmoral Lounge

SMP2

Chair: Prof Jeremy Miller

11:30
ID# 81

Experimental Investigation on Power Generation with Low Grade Waste Heat and CO2 Transcritical Power Cycle

L Li

12:00
ID# 105

Techno-Economic comparison of different cycle architectures for high temperature waste heat to power conversion systems using CO2 in supercritical phase

M Marchionni

12:30
ID# 107

Design of radial turbomachinery for supercritical CO2 systems using theoretical and numerical CFD methodologies

N Holaind

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
Balmoral Lounge

 

SYMPOSIUM: HEAT RECOVERY AND EFFICIENT CONVERSION AND UTILISATION OF WASTE HEAT

SMP3

Chair: Dr Yunting Ge

14:00
ID# 30

Waste Heat Recovery From Industrial Baking Ovens

A Asthana
14:30
ID# 89

Experimental investigation on a flat heat pipe for industrial waste heat recovery applications

H Jouhara / S Almahmoud
15:00
ID# 115

Preliminary assessment of waste heat potential in major European industries

G Panayiotou
15:30
ID# 65

Working fluid selection for a small-scale Organic Rankine cycle recovering engine waste heat

Y Lu
CLOSING SESSION
16:00 - 16:30

Closing Session
Professor Savvas Tassou, Director RCUK Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF), Brunel University London

16:30 - 17:00

Refreshments and Depart
Balmoral Lounge