John M. Shaw - Professor / Principal Investigator - Petroleum Thermodynamics Research Group

Abstracts - Posters - Presentations


Ahitan, Sourabh.;
 Luo, Miao; McLaughlin John; Shaw, John. M.; On Cubic EOS Interaction Parameter Prediction for Long Chain n- Alkane + Aromatic Binary Mixtures. 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, October 29 - November 3, Minneapolis, USA (oral presentation).

Ahitan, Sourabh.; Shaw, John. M.; Bubble Pressure Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, October 29 - November 3, Minneapolis, USA (oral presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Mohammad; Pourmohammad, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Fickian to Single-File Diffusion Transition in Nano-Colloids. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2017), October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral Presentation).

Shaw, John M.; Diffusion in Bitumen and Heavy Oil + Diluent Mixtures. Honourary Symposium in Recognition of Jacob Masliyah for Outstanding Contributions in Heavy Oil Processing. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) 2017, October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral Presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Differences between C5 Asphaltenes and Nanoparticulate Materials in Athabasca Bitumen. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2017), October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral Presentation).

Amani, Mohammad; Shaw, John M.; Generalized Phase Diagram for Heavy Oil and Bitumen + Diluent Mixtures. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2017), October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral Presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Sorption of Organic Liquids on Kaolinite and Illite Clays in Industrial Process and Natural Environments. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2017), October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral Presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Toward Quantitative Measurement of Clay Content in Water: Enthalpic End Point Detection for the Methylene Blue Test. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2017), October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Poster Presentation).

Ahitan, Sourabh.; Luo, Miao; McLaughlin John; Shaw, John. M.; On Cubic EOS Interaction Parameter Prediction for Long Chain n- Alkane + Aromatic Binary Mixtures. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) 2017, October 22 – 25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral presentation).

Ahitan, Sourabh.; Shaw, J. M. Bubble Pressure Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) 2017, October 22 – 25, Edmonton, Canada (Oral presentation).

Becerra, Mildred; Linden, Nicolas; Escobar, Nympha; Shaw, John M.; Rheology of Reconstituted Safaniya Vacuum Residue Based on Physical and Chemical Separation. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2017), October 22-25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Oral Presentation).

Ahitan, Sourabh; Luo, Miao; McLaughlin John; Shaw, John M.; On Cubic EOS Interaction Parameter Prediction for Long Chain n- Alkane + Aromatic Binary Mixtures. 21st European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP) 2017, September 3 - 8, Graz, Austria (Oral presentation).

Ahitan, Sourabh.; Shaw, John M.; Bubble Pressure Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 21st European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP) 2017, September 3 – 8, Graz, Austria (oral presentation).

Kumar, Anupam; Shaw, John M.; The Interaction Between Depletion Flocculation And Molecular Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation Mechanisms. 21st European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP) 2017 September 3 - 8 , 2017, Graz, Austria (oral presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Displacement of Water from Clays by Hydrocarbons. UK Colloids 2017, July 10-12, Manchester, United Kingdom (Oral Presentation)

Li Lin; Shaw, John M.; Liquid Crystal Domain Formation and Structure in Humic Substances + Water + Hydrocarbon Mixtures. Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium 2017, June 27-28, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (poster presentation).

Huang, Xinci;Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Zeng, Hongbo; Shaw, John M.; Mimicking the Behaviors of Contaminated Clays in Tailings Ponds Using Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles. Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium 2017, June 27-28, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (poster presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V.; Goettler, Leah; Liu, Albert; Shaw, John M.; To Teach is to Learn:  Student and Instructor Perspectives on Assignment Development as a Springboard to Deep Learning. 13th International CDIO Conference, June 18-22, 2017, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (oral presentation)

Shaw, John M.; Invited Panel Discussion Organizer and Leader: Research Needs for the Environmentally Conscious Development of Geo-Energy Resources - Short Term and Long Term, other contributors included Pickard Trepess, Michael Chendorain, David Cole, Paul Ashby. Shale and the Environment, June 11-13, 2017,  Florence, Italy.

Becerra, Mildred; Linden, Nicolas; Escobar, Nympha; Shaw, John M.; Rheology of Reconstituted Safaniya Vacuum Residue Based on Physical and Chemical Separation. Petrophase 2017, June 11 - 15, Le Havre, France (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Mohammad; Bansal, Hemant; Nikrityuk, Petr; Shaw, John M.; On Diffusion Mechanism Discrimination In Heavy oil + Light Hydrocarbon Pseudo Binary Mixtures. Petrophase 2017, June 11 - 15, Le Havre, France (poster presentation).

Chowdhury, Sourav; Shaw, John M.; Phase Behavior of Asphaltene-Rich Heavy oil + Polystyrene + Toluene Mixtures. Petrophase 2017, June 11 - 15, Le Havre, France, (poster presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; Applying Metacognitive Strategies to Teaching Engineering Innovation, Design, and Leadership. The Canadian Engineering Education Association's Annual Conference - CEEA 2017 University of Toronto; June 4 – 7, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; Student and Instructor Satisfaction and Engagement with Blended Learning in Chemical Engineering Design. The Canadian Engineering Education Association's Annual Conference - CEEA 2017,  University of Toronto; June 4 – 7, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; Application of Peer Teaching and Deep Learning in Engineering Education Course Design. 7th International Conference on Mechanics and Materials in Design  (M2D2017) Plenary Session,  June 10 - 15, Algarve, Portugal. 

Shaw, John M.; Phase Behaviour and Transport Properties of Bitumen and Heavy oil + Solvent Mixtures (invited). Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions, Solvent Leadership Series Workshop 1: In Situ Solvent Assisted and Solvent-Based Recovery, May 26, 2017, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Pourmohammadbagher, Mohammad; Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Diffusion in nano and micro colloids. 4th Annual Alberta Nano Research Symposium, May 4-5, 2017, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (poster presentation).

Shaw, John M.; Capsule Research Summaries for NEXEN Steam/Solvent Workshop (invited), Nexen Steam/Solvent Workshop, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, January 25, 2017.

Ahitan,Sourabh; Liu, Qingchen; Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Bubble Pressure, Enthalpy of Mixing and Excess Volume Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Aromatic and Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 13 -18, (oral presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; Blending Chemical Engineering 435/465. Blended Learning Showcase University of Alberta, November 9, 2016, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; Online Learning Element Design - Development and Application ExperiencesPre and Post Course Student Self Assessment of CEAB Graduate Attributes a Tool for Outcomes Assessment, Student Skills and Course ImprovementTeam Midterm in an Introductory Process Design Course. The Canadian Engineering Education Association's Annual Conference - CEEA2016, Dalhousie University, June 19 - 22, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Three oral presentations).

Goettler, Leah; Liu, Albert; Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; To Teach is to Learn. 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2016), October 16-19, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (oral presentation).

Leung, Christopher; Roemer, Colin; Jamieson, Marnie V.; Shaw, John M.; Incorporating Industrial Components into the Chemical Engineering Curriculum. 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2016), October 16-19, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (oral presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin;Shaw, John M.; Clays behavior in organic solvents and water – surface contamination and water chemistry, Petrophase 2016, June 19-23, Elsinore, Denmark (oral presentation).

Sood, Sahil, Shaw, John M.; Impact of Transitions from Liquid to Liquid-Liquid Phase Behavior on the Apparent Viscosity of Model Hydrocarbon + "Solvent" Mixtures", Petrophase 2016, June 19-23, Elsinore, Denmark (poster presentation).

Liu, Qingchen, Ahitan, Sourabh, Satyro, Marco, Shaw, John M.; Bubble Pressure Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Aromatic and Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures, PPEPPD 2016, May 22-26, Porto, Portugal, (poster presentation).

Dini, Yoann, Satyro, Marco, Shaw, John M.;.Phase Diagram and Saturated Phase Property Management and Simulation for Peace River Bitumen + Propane Mixtures", PPEPPD 2016, May 22-26, Porto, Portugal, (poster presentation).

Shaw, John M.; Asphaltene Structure and Properties - Dissonance Between Measurements and Models", Annual Workshop RERI (Reservoir Engineering Research Institute), Palo Alto, California, USA., May 6-6, 2016 (oral presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V.; and Shaw, John M.; Team midterm in an Introductory Process Design Course. University of Alberta Festival of Teaching Symposium, May 6, 2016, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Shaw, John, "Joint characterization of asphaltenes and heavy oils using measured and computed infrared and Raman spectra, and enthalpies of solution for molecules and nanoparticles",  Pacifichem 2015, December 15-20, Honolulu, Hawaii, (oral presentation).

Spillebout, Faustine, Michaelin, Kirk, Begue, Didier, Shaw, John, "Identifying intermolecular interactions in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: DFT calculations and photoacoustic spectropscopy measurements", Pacifichem 2015, December 15-20, Honolulu, Hawaii, (oral presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Shaw, John M., "Enthalpy of Solution Difference Between Chemically Separated Asphaltenes and Physically Separated Asphaltene-Rich Materials in Athabasca Bitumen" AIChE 2015, November 8-13, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, (oral presentation).

Cassiède, Marc, Shaw, John M., "Two Dimensional Acoustic Mapping of Fluid Transport in Porous Media - Oil Production Technology Development Applications", AIChE 2015, 8-13 November 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah, (oral presentation).

Ahitan, S.; Shaw, J.M., Satyro, M.; Systematic miss-prediction of aliphatic + aromatic and naphthenic hydrocarbon phase behavior using common equations of state, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), Calgary, Alberta, 4-7 October 2015 (oral presentation).

Cassiède, M.; Shaw, J.M.; Mutual diffusion measurements for heavy oil + light hydrocarbon mixtures in porous media, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), Calgary, Alberta, 4-7 October 2015 (oral presentation).

Jamieson, M.V.; Shaw, J.M.; Evaluation of a Blended Learning Environment on Student Outcomes in a Capstone Design Course, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), October 4-5, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (oral presentation).

Mortazavi-Manesh, S.; Shaw, J.M.; Rheological properties of heavy oil and bitumen, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), Calgary, Alberta, 4-7 October 2015 (oral presentation).

Satyro, M.; Mortazavi-Manesh, S.; Becerra M.; Shaw, J.M.; Heavy oil viscosity prediction - Impacts of oil characterization and non-Newtonian rheology on prediction quality, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), Calgary, Alberta, 4-7 October 2015 (oral presentation).

Stewart, Robert A.; Shaw, John M.; Impact of vibration induced motion of micro bubbles on displacement and mixing of fluids in porous media, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), Calgary, Alberta, 4-7 October 2015 (oral presentation).

Mortazavi-Manesh, Sepideh; Becerra, Mildred; Satyro, Marco; Shaw, John M.; Heavy Oil and Bitumen Viscosity Prediction - Impacts of Oil Characterization and Non-Newtonian Rheology, 19th Symposium of Thermophysical Properties, Boulder Colorado, 25 June 2015 (oral presentation)

Alizadehgiashi, Moien; Shaw, John M.; Fickian and Non-Fickian Diffusion In Heavy Oil + Light Hydrocarbon Mixtures, Sixth Annual Graduate Research Symposium (FEGRS) at the University of Alberta, June 15-16, 2015, Edmonton, Albert, Canada (poster presentation).

Alizadehgiashi, Moien; Shaw, John M.; Fickian and Non-Fickian Diffusion In Heavy Oil + Light Hydrocarbon Mixtures, Petrophase 2015 (16th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling), June 7-11, Riviera Maya, Mexico, (poster presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie V., Church, Len, Vagi, Frank, Pick, William, Onuczko, Tracy, Nychka, John, Nocente, Norma, Shaw, John M.; The University of Alberta Chemical Engineering Capstone Design Course Goes Flipped, CEEA 2015 (Canadian Engineering Education Association),  May 31 - June 3, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 6 pages (oral presentation).

Shaw, John M.; Thermophysical Property Measurement and Prediction for Undistillable Hydrocarbons - getting a handle on the bottom of the oil barrel, Clarkson University, May 29, 2015, Potsdam, New York, USA., (invited lecturer).

Pouralhosseini, Sajjad and Shaw, John M., "On Extending Depletion Flocculation Phase Behavior Models to Partially Soluble and Aggregating Colloids (Asphaltenes)",  IACIS 2015 (International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists), Maiz, Germany, 24-29 May, 2015 (oral presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Enthalpy of Solution of Clays and Modified Clays: Impacts of Sorbed Asphaltene, Trace Hydrocarbons and Water, IACIS 2015 (International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists), May 24-29, Mainz, Germany,  (poster presentation).

Stewart, Robert; Shaw, John M.; Impact of Pressure Fluctuations on Phase Behavior and Fluid Transport in Porous Media, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Cassièdi, Marc; Shaw, John; Hydrocarbon Imbibition and Water Displacement Measurements in Natural Porous Media, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral  presentation).

Alizadehgiashi, Moien; Shaw, John; Diffusion Mechanisms in Heavy Oils, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Mortazavi-Manesh, Sepideh and Shaw, John M., "The effect of pressure and diluents on the rheological properties of Maya crude oil, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Becerra, Mildred; Mortazavi-Manesh, Sepideh; Satyro, Marco;  Shaw, John M.; Heavy oil and Bitumen Viscosity Prediction - Impacts of Oil Characterization and Non-Newtonian Rheology, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Enthalpy of solution of clays and modified clays – impacts of sorbed asphaltene, trace organic solvents and water, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Pouralhosseini, Sajjad; Shaw, John M.; On Extending Depletion Flocculation Phase Behavior Models to Partially Soluble and Aggregating Colloids, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Ollinger, Jeoffrey; Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Mimicking the Nano-particulate behavior of Asphaltenes in organic liquids and water; 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Ahitan, Sourabh and Shaw, John M.; Systematic misprediction of aromatic + aliphatic & naphthenic + aliphatic hydrocarbon binary phase behavior using cubic Equation of State, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Yarranton, Harvey; Satyro, Marcos; Shaw, John M.; The Phase Behaviour and Properties of Heavy Oils, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Jamieson, Marnie; Shaw, John M.; The University of Alberta Chemical Engineering Capstone Design Course Goes Flipped!, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Linden, Nicolas and Shaw, John M., "Rheology of reconstituted crude oil subsamples", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Liu, Michelle, Pourmohammadbagher Amin, Shaw, John M., "Calorimetric Behaviour of Chemically Separated Asphaltenes and Model Gold Nano Particles", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Sood, Sahil and Shaw, John M., "Rheology of Vapour-Liquid and Liquid-Liquid Mixtures of CO2 + Hydrocarbons", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Liu, Qingchen and Shaw, John M., "Identification of Binary Interaction Parameters for Heavy Oil Components", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Lin, Li and Shaw, John M., "Humic Acids in Liquid Crystal Domains in Heavy Oil and Bitumen Fractions", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Sun, Shuai and Shaw, John, M., "Algorithm Development for the Identifications of Representative Molecules in Heavy Oils", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Kumar, Anupam, Ollinger, Jeoffrey, Becerra, Mildred, Shaw, John M., "The Rheological Behavior of Asphaltenes & Surface Modified Gold Nanoparticles in Organic Solvents", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Shaw, John M., "Surface Contamination of clays: Asphaltene Adsorption and Hydration", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Khaniani, Yeganeh, Shaw, John M., "Organic Ligand Functionalized Nanoparticle Mimics for Asphaltenes", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Pouralhosseini, Sajjad and Shaw, John M., "Temperature Independent Depletion Flocculation Driven Liquid-Liquid Phase Behavior: Asphaltene + Toluene + Polystyrene Mixtures", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Wang, Kejie, Shaw, John M., "Separation and Composition of Liquid Crystal Domains in Athabasca Bitumen", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Stewart, Robert, Wood, Caitlin, Murowchuk, Steven"Phase order inversion with solvent addition during bitumen production", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Cassiède, Marc, Shaw, John M., "An improved acoustic mapping technique to study local composition and flow in porous media", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Spillebout, Faustine, Michaelian, Kirk M, Shaw, John M., "Identifying intermolecular interactions in asphaltenes: DFT calculations and photoacoustic IR measurements", 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (poster presentation).

Shaw, John M., "Thermophysical Property Measurement and Prediction for Undistillable Hydrocarbons - getting a handle on the bottom of the oil barrel", Chemical Engineering Departmental Seminar, University College London, London, England,  31 October, 2014 (invited speaker).

Shaw, John M., "Thermophysical property measurement and prediction for undistillable hydrocarbons - getting a handle on the bottom of the oil barrel", 20th European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP 2014), Porto, Portugal, 31 August - 04 September, 2014. (plenary lecture).

Spillebout, Faustine, Shaw, John M., "Distinguishing Intermolecular phenomena in Vibrational Spectra: Mystery of the intermolecular interactions occurring in asphaltenes", 27th European Symposium of Applied Thermodynamics "Experiments meet Theory and Simulation" (ESAT 2014), Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, 6-9 July, 2014. (oral presentation).

Pouralhosseini, Sajjad, Shaw, John M., "Temperature Independent Depletion Flocculation Driven Liquid-Liquid Phase Behavior: asphaltene + toluene + polystyrene mixtures", 27th European Symposium on Applied Thermodynamics "Experiments meet Theory and Simulation" (ESAT 2014), Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, 6-9 July, 2014. (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Shaw, John M., "Surface Contamination of Clays: Asphaltene Adsorpton and Hydration", An International Colloid and Interface Science Symposium (UK Colloids 2014), London, England, 6-9, July, 2014. (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Khaniani, Yeganeh, Shaw, John M., "Organic Ligand Functionalized Nanoparticle Mimics for Asphaltenes", 10th International Conference on Diffusion in Solids and Liquids DSL-2014, Paris, France, 23-27 June, 2014. (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Khaniani, Yeganeh, Shaw, John M., "Organic Ligand Functionalized Nanoparticle Mimics for Asphaltenes", Fifth Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, 19 June, 2014. (poster presentation).

Stewart, Robert A., Murochuk, Steven, Wood, Caitlin, Shaw, J.M., "Phase Inversion with Solvent Addition During Bitumen Production", 15th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling (Petrophase 2014), Galveston, Texas, June 8-12, 2014 (oral presentation).

Spillebout, Faustine, Michaelian, Kirk H., Shaw, John M., "Identifying intermolecular interactions in asphaltenes: DFT calculations and photoacoustic IR measurements", 15th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling (Petrophase 2014), Galveston, Texas, 8-12 June, 2014 (poster presentation).

Cassiède, Marc and Shaw, John, "An improved acoustic mapping technique to study local composition and flow in porous media", Carbon Management Canada 2014 Annual Conference, Banff, Alberta, 27-29 May, 2014 (poster presentation).

OladepoSulayman A., Shaw, J.M., Michaelian, Kirk H., "Raman and Photoacoustic Infrared Spectra of Fluorene and Its Substituted Analogs", 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 1-5, 2014 (oral presentation).

Wang, Kejie and Shaw, J.M., "Separation and Composition of Liquid Crystals in Athabasca Bitumen", Oil Sands 2014, University of Alberta, 28-30 April, 2014 (poster presentation).

Shaw, J.M., "Redefining Heavy Oil Characterization: A Dissident's Perspective", University of Michigan, February 18, 2014 and University of Delaware, 20 February, 2014 (invited speaker).

Shaw, J.M., "How can we best create a collaborative environment among government, industry and academia?, What fundamentals will support a collaborative environment?, What barriers presently exist to hinder success?", Alberta Chemistry Day, Government/Industry Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, October 30, 2013 (Invited Speaker).

Shaw, J.M., "Asphaltenes" and their Solution Behavior - a dissent's perspective  DBR Technical Series, Schlumberger, Edmonton, Alberta, 22 October, 2013 (Invited Speaker). 

Mortazavi-Manesh, S. and Shaw, J.M. "Thixotropic Rheological Behavior of Maya Crude Oil", Society of Rheology 85th Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, 13-17 October, 2013  (oral presentation).

Khaniani, Yeganeh and Shaw, J.M., "Shear Rheology of Functionalized Silica Nanoparticle Dispersions in Organic Solvents", Society of Rheology 85th Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, 13-17 October, 2013 (poster presentation).

Rajaeirad, S. and Shaw, J.M., "On Implementing an Element Based Heat Capacity for Liquids in Capacity Correlation in Process Simulator Software", AGIS IV Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 24-27 September, 2013, (oral presentation).

Boutros, J. and Shaw, J.M., "Developing High Precision Heat Capacity Correlations for Organic Solids, Liquids and Ideal Gases", AGIS IV Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 24-27 September, 2013 (poster presentation).

Shaw, J.M., Hydrocarbon Thermophysical Properties: An Unexpected Frontier, International Student Energy Summit 2013, Trondheim, Norway, 13-16 June, 2013 (Invited Speaker).

Pouralhosseini, Sajjad, Shaw, J.M., Toward Development of Predictive Supramolecular Property Models for Asphaltenes, Pertophase 2013, Rueil-Maison, France, 10-13 June, 2013 (poster presentation).

Pourmohammadbagher, Amin, Shaw, J.M., A Calorimetric Investigation of Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles as Models for Asphalene-Rich Nanoagregates in Solution, Petrophase 2013, Rueil-Maison, France, 10-13 June, 2013 (poster presentation).

Qin, Chuan, Shaw, J.M., A Laboratory and SAGD Field Study on Liquid Crystal Transfer from Bitumen-Rich to Water-Rich Phases, Petrophase 2013, Rueil-Maison, France, 10-13 June, 2013 (poster presentation).

Khaniani, Yeganeh, Shaw, J.M., Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles as Structural Models for Asphaltenes, Petrophase 2013, Rueil-Maison, France, 10-13 June, 2013 (poster presentation).

Shaw, J.M., Hydrocarbon Thermophysical Properties: Unexpected Frontiers, PPEPPD 2013, Iguazu, Argentina, 26-30 May, 2013 (Plenary Lecture).

Dagostar, Nafiseh, Shaw, J.M., Improvement of Departure Function Based Predictions for Liquid Phase Heat Capacity of Hydrocarbons, PPEPPD 2013, Iguazu, Argentina, 26-30 May, 2013 (poster presentation).

Cassiède, Marc, Shaw, J.M., Measurement of Local Composition and Phase of Organic Compounds in Porous Inorganic Media Using Multi-Element Acoustic Sensors, PPEPPD 2013, Iguazu, Argentina, 26-30 May, 2013 (poster) and Carbon Management Canada Annual Technical Conference (3-5 June, 2013) Calgary (poster).

Amani, Mohammad, J., Gray, Murray R., Shaw, J.M., Phase Behavior and Properties of Athabasca Bitumen-Toluene-Water Mixtures, PPEPPD 2013, Iguazu, Argentina, 26-30 May, 2013 (poster presentation).

Shaw, J.M., Non-Instrusive Telemetry Applications in the Oilsands: From Visible Light and X-Ray Video to Acoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy, SPIE, Baltimore, USA., 28 April - 3 May, 2013 (Keynote).

Cassiède, Marc, Shaw, J.M., Measurement of Local Composition of Organic Materials Within Porous Inorganic Media Using Two-Dimensional Acoustic Mapping, Joint European Days on Equilibrium Between Phases (JEEP 2013), Nancy, Lorraine, France, 19-21 March 2013(oral presentation).

Rajaeirad, Sepideh, Dadgostar, Nafiseh, Loria, Herbert, Satyro, Marco, Shaw, J.M., On Transfering New Constant Pressure Heat Capacity Computation Methods to Engineering Practise, JEEP 2013, Nancy, Lorraine, France,  19-21 March, 2013 (poster presentation).

Shaw, J.M., An Overview of the Phase Behavior of Heavy Oil + Water, Light Hydrocarbon, Hydrogen Mixtures and Their Impacts in Diverse Refining Environments, International Conference on Chemistry of Heavy Petroleum Fractions and Its Impacts on Refining Processes, Beijing, China, 22-24 October, 2012 (Invited Speaker). 

Qin, Chuan, Shaw, J.M., Observation of Liquid Crystals in Heat Treated Athabasca Bitumen + Water Mixtures, Oilsands 2012, Edmonton, Alberta, 28-30 August, 2013 (poster). 

Mortazavi-Manesh, Sepideh, Shaw, J.M., Thixotropic Rheological Properties of Athabasca Bitumen and Heavy Oil, Oilsands 2012, Edmonton, Alberta, 28-30 August 2012 (poster presentation).

Mortazavi-Manesh, Sepideh,  Bagheri, S. Reza, Shaw, J.M., Unexpected Impact of Thermal History on the Relative Viscosity of Dilute Asphaltene Toluene Mixtures, XVI International Congress on Rheology 2012, Lisbon Portugal, 5-10 August 2012 (poster presentation)

Nafiseh Dadgostar and J.M. Shaw, Modified Dadgostar-Shaw Predictive Correlation for Isobaric Heat Capacity of Organic Liquids, 18th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, Colorado, 30 July - 4 August, 2012  (oral presentation).

Mohammad Javad Amani, Murray R. Gray, J.M. Shaw, The Phase Behavior of Athabasca Bitumen Water Mixture at High Temperature and Pressure, 18th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, 2012, Boulder, Colorado, 30 July - 4 August, 2012 (poster).

Bingwen Long
, Martin Chodakowski, J.M. Shaw, Nanostructure in pentane-rich and Athabasca vacuum residue-rich liquids under liquid-liquid equilibrium conditions, Petrophase XIII 2012, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA, 10-15 June 2012 (oral presentation)

S. Reza Bagheri, Brady Masik, P. Arboleda, Q. Wen, K.H. Michaelian, J.M. Shaw, Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals in Athabasca Bitumen Fractions, Petrophase XIII 2012, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA., 10-15 June 2012, (oral presentation).

Mohammad J. Amani, Murray R. Gray, J.M. Shaw, Transformations between types of phase behavior in Athabasca bitumen + toluene + water ternary mixtures, Petrophase XIII 2012, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA., 10-15 June 2012, (oral presentation).

Mohammad J. Amani, Murray R. Gray, J.M. Shaw, Volume of mixing and water solubility in water satruated Athabasca at high temperature and pressure, The tenth International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, San Francisco, CA. USA., 13-16 May, 2012, (poster presentation).

Shaw, John M.; Good Vibrations-From fundamental sprectra to hydrocarbon heat capacity and structure, an engineer's prospective", UPPA, (April 12, 2012)

Shaw, John M.; The phase behavior of Bitume + water mixtures, UPPA (December 8, 2011) and TOTAL (January 11, 2012) (invited).

Shaw, John M.; Bitumen and Heavy Oil Transport properties, UPPA (November 10, 2011) and TOTAL (December 19, 2011) (invited).

Kasra Nikooyeh and J.M. Shaw, Phase behavior of asphaltenes + organic diluents, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, USA., 16-21, October 2011.

Jesus Leonardo Amundarain Hurtado, Martin Chadakowski, Binwen Long, J.M. Shaw, Size and Structure of Asphaltene Aggregates in the Bubble Pressure Region, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. October 2011.

Nafiseh Dadgostar and J.M. Shaw, A prdictive Correlation for the Constant Pressure Heat Capacity of Pure and Ill-Defined Hydrocarbon Liquids, Thermodynamics 2011, Athens, Greece, 1-3, September 2011, (poster).                                                                                                                                                               

Kasra Nikooyeh and J.M. Shaw, Phase behavior of asphaltenes + organic diluents, Thermodynamics 2011, Athens, Greece, 1-3 September 2011, (poster presentation ).

Shaw, J.M., Bitumen and Heavy Oil Transport Properties - rheology and diffusion, DBR Technical Series, Schlumberger, Edmonton, AB April 28, 2011 (oral presentation).

Shaw, J.M., SPE Workshop: Heavy Oil & Bitumen Phase Behavior – thermophysical properties; Complex Reservoir Fluids – New Developments and Multi-Discipline Integration; Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 – 16 March 2011.

Saber, Nima, Shaw, John M., Phase Behaviour Simulation for Athabasca Vacuum Residue + n-Alkane Mixtures, Oilsands 2011, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-24 February 2011 (poster presentation).

Nikooyeh, Kasra, Shaw, John M., On Specific Partial Molar Volume and Enthalpy of Mixing of Asphaltenes in Organic Liquids and their Solubility Parameters, Oilsands 2011, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-24 February 2011 (poster presentation) and AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 7-12 November 2010 (oral presentation).

Masik, Brady, McKenna, Amy, Shaw, John M., The Composition of Liquid Crystals in Athabasca Bitumen; Oilsands 2011, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 22-24 February 2011 (poster presentation).

Shaw, John M., Phase Equilibria Related to the Production of Heavy Oil- experiment and prediction challenges and successes; Oilsands 2011, Edmonton, Alberta Canada, 22-24, February 2011 (general presentation).

Sadighian, Ardalan, Becerra, Mildred, Bazyleva, Ala, Shaw, John M., Forced and Diffusive Mass Transfer between Pentane and Athabasca Bitumen Fractions, Oilsands 2011, Edmonton, Alberta Canada, 22-24, February 2011 (poster presentation).

Bazyleva, Ala, Fulem Michal, Becerra, Mildred, Zhao, Bei, Shaw, John M., Phase behavior of Athabasca bitumen, Oilsands 2011, Edmonton, Alberta Canada, 22-24, February 2011 (poster presentation).

 

Shaw, John M.; New Directions for the Oilsands and Heavy Oil Industry Enabled by Fundamental Research, AICHE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 7-12, 2010.

 

Shaw, John M.; Bitumen and Heavy Oil Transport Properties (viscosity and diffusivity), Seminar, Imperial College, London, UK, 01, October 2010.

 

Shaw, John M.; Phase Behavior of Heavy Oil & Tar Mats, EAGE Tar Mats & Heavy Oil Workshop, Manama, Bahrain, 26-29, September, 2010

 

Shaw, John M.; Phase Equilibria Related to the Production of Heavy Oil – experiment and prediction challenges and successes, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, 26, September, 2010 (invited).

 

Shaw, John M.; Surface & catalyst fouling in bitumen refining processes, Topsoe Catalysis Forum, August 19-20, 2010 (keynote).

 

Shaw, John M.; Phase Equilibria Related to the Production of Heavy Oil, ICCT-2010, Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki, Japan. 1-6, August, 2010 (invited).

 

Bazyleva, Ala; Shaw, John M.; Phase Behavior of Athabasca Bitumen, ICCT-2010, Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki, Japan. 1-6, August, 2010 (oral presentation).

 

Lastovka, V. and Shaw, J.M.,  A Predictive correlation for the ideal gas heat capacity of hydrocarbons, ICCT-2010, Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki, Japan. 1-6, August, 2010.

 

Obiosa-Maife, C., and Shaw, J.M., POSTER: Prediction of hydrocarbon molecular structure using infrared, Raman, and NMR spectroscopy; 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, June 13-17, 2010.

Khammar, M., and Shaw, J.M., Phase Behavior of Asphaltenes + Polystyrene + Toluene Mixtures at 293 K; 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, June 13-17, 2010.

Dadgostar, N. and Shaw, J.M., POSTER Developing a Predictive Correlation for the Heat Capacity of Ill -Defined Liquid Hydrocarbons, 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, June 13-17, 2010.

Amundarain, J., and Shaw, J.M., POSTER Characterization of Asphaltenes Separated Physically and Chemically Using Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering; 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, June 13-17, 2010.

Bazyleva, A., Shaw, J.M., Fulem, M., and Becerra, M.,POSTER  Phase behaviour of Athabasca bitumen from calorimetric and rheological measurements;  11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA,June 13-17, 2010.

Bagheri, S. Reza, Gray, M.R., McCaffrey, Wm. C., and Shaw, J.M., Observation of liquid crystals in heavy petroleum fractions, 11th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA,June 13-17, 2010. 

Saber, N. and Shaw, J.M., POSTER: On the Phase Behavior of Athabasca Vacuum Residue + n-Decane, 12th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design (PPEPPD), Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, May 16-21, 2010 ABSTRACT.

Khammar, M., and Shaw, J.M., POSTERImpact of Premicellar Association on the use of Speed of Sound for Critical Micelle Concentration Measurement,12th International Conference on Properties & Phase Equilibria for Product & Process Design (PPEPPD), Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, May 16-21, 2010  ABSTRACT

Shaw, J.M., Good Vibrations - from fundamental spectra to hydrocarbon heat capacity and structure, an engineer's perspective. (Invited) MTMS’09, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Japan, 2-5, October, 2009 

Hasan, M.A., Fulem, M., and Shaw, J.M., Nano-Micro Structure of Bitumen and Heavy Oil Using Viscoelastic Properties. 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Quebec, 23-27 August, 2009 

Bazyleva, A.B., Hasan, MD. A., Fulem, M., Becerra, M. and Shaw, J.M., Bitumen and Heavy Oil Rheological Properties-Reconciliation with Viscosity Measurements, 10th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 14-18 June 2009; 17th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, Colorado, 21-26 June, 2009; 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Quebec,  23-27 August, 2009.

Zhao,B.,  Becerra,M., and Shaw, J.M.,  On Asphaltene-Rich Nano-aggregate Composition and Asphaltene + Resin Association in Hydrocarbon Resources, 10th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 14-18 June 2009

Shaw, J.M., Rheology and Calorimetry - windows on the phase behaviour of asphaltenes. 1st Workshop on Asphaltenes: Characterization and Properties, Itacuruca Island, Rio de Janerio, Brazil, June 11-14, 2009. 

Laštovka, V., and Shaw, J.M., Constant Pressure Heat Capacity Prediction for Organic Materials – Theory and Application  (keynote address), 58h Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, 19-22 October 2008

Saber, N., and Shaw, J.M., Challenges Involved in Phase Behaviour Prediction for Mixtures Containing Bitumen and Heavy Oil, 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, 19-22 October 2008  

Shaw, J.M. Molecular Level Characterization of Heavy Oil – interplay between process and property modeling (Invited Lecture), French Petroleum Institute, Lyon, France, 15 October 2008. 

Fulem,M., Laštovka,V., Straka, M., Ru?icka, K., Shaw, J.M., Heat Capacities of Tetracene and Pentacene , 18th ECTP, Pau, Fr.,  August 31-September 04, 2008

Shaw, J.M., Complex Phase Behaviour in Bitumen Upgrading. Presented at The 9th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling (Keynote), Victoria, British Columbia, 15-19 June 2008

Hasan, MD A., Fulem, M., and Shaw, J.M., Rheological Study of Athabasca Bitumen and Maya Crude Oil, The 9th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Victoria, British Columbia, 15-19 June 2008 (Poster)

Zhao, B., Zhang, X., and Shaw, John M., The Interplay Between the Physical Properties of Athabasca Bitumen + Diluent Mixtures and Coke Deposition on a Commercial Hydroprocessing Catalyst. 9th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Victoria, British Columbia, 15-19 June 2008  

Fulem, M., Becerra, M. and Shaw, J.M., Phase Behaviour of Heavy Oils and Bitumen – an Approach Based on Calorimetry and Rheology.  Presented at the 23rd ESAT, Cannes, France, May 29-June 1, 2008June 2008 (poster), and as lectures at CHISA 18, Prague, Czech Republic, Aug-24-28, 2008 and the 9th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Victoria, British Columbia, 15-19 June 2008 

Fulem, M., Becerra, M. and Shaw, J.M., Calorimetric study of phase behavior of Maya crude and Athabasca bitumen.  Presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, 28-31 October 2007.

Trans, K., Maham, Y., Becerra, M, and Shaw, J.M., Phase transitions for asphaltenes separated from native oils using normal alkanes from pentane to decane.  Presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, 28-31 October 2007  

Trans, K., Maham, Y. and Shaw, J.M, Phase Transitions in Asphaltenes Using Temperature Moldulated Differential Scanning Calorimetery (TMDSC). Presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, 28-31 October 2007 

Zhao, B. and Shaw, J.M., Composition and Size Distribution of Coherent Nanostructures in Athabasca Bitumen and Maya Crude Oil. Presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, 28-31 October 2007

Zhao, B. and Shaw,  J.M., The Impact of Asphaltene-Rich Aggregate Size on Coke Deposition on a Commercial Hydroprocessing Catalyst.  Presented at the 57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 28-31, October 2007. 

Lastovka, V., Fulem, M., Becerra, M., Shaw, J.M., A predictive heat capacity correlation for ill-defined organic solids.  Presented at International Conference, THERMODYNAMICS 2007, IFP-Rueil-Malmaison, France, 26-28 September 2007

Bonomi, S., Correra, S., Calemma, V., and Shaw, J.M, VLE of multi component normal and normal/iso paraffin mixtures, Presented at ECCE-6: European Congress of Chemical Engineering, Copenhagen, Denmark, 16-20 September 2007.

Xing, Cheng and Shaw, J.M., Reversible Sorption of Athabasca Bitumen Constituents on Metal, Metal Oxide and Mineral Surfaces, Presented at the Microscopical Society of Canada 34nd Annual Meeting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, June 12-15, 2007.

Gray, M.R. and Shaw, J.M., Chemical Structure of Vacuum Residue Components: Implications for Hydrotreating and Hydroconversion, ISAHOF-2007. Morelia, Mich., Mexico, June 2007

Lastovka, V., Sallamie, N., Shaw, J.M., A similarity variable for estimating the heat capacity of solid organic compounds. Presented at PPEPPD 2007: Eleventh International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, May 2007 

Lastovka, V., Michaelian, K., Schmidt, K., Shaw, J.M., Molecular structure of hydrocarbon resources, a combined experimental and theoretical approach: QM calculations, spectroscopy, low temperature Calorimetry,  IFP-Molecular Structure of Heavy Oils and Coal Liquefaction Products, Lyon, France, April 2007.

Maham, Y., Tran, K., Shaw, J.M., Phase transitions in asphaltenes using Temperature Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry (TMDSC), IFP-Molecular Structure of Heavy Oils and Coal Liquefaction Products, Lyon, France, April 2007.

Zhao, B., Chodakowski, M.G., Hasan, M.A., Fulem, M., Lange, F., *Shaw, J.M., Nano fluidics of bitumen and heavy oil, IFP-Molecular Structure of Heavy Oils and Coal Liquefaction Products, Lyon, France, April 2007.