ISIC 21 - 21st International Symposium on Industrial Crystallization


Monday, 30 August 2021, and Thursday, 2 September 2021

Two tutorials will take place on Monday, 30 August 2021,
one tutorial will take place on Thursday, 2nd September 2021,

- all presented by world leading scientists in the field of crystallization. You are invited to join them; an additional fee of 40 € will be charged. 

During the registration process, please select the tutorial of your main interest, and you will be able to visit the other tutorials as well. Access information for the tutorials will be given in good time.


Monday, 30 August 2021, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.       (CEST)

Tutorial A)
Industrial Crystallization Fundamentals
Joop ter Horst, Université de Rouen Normandie, Mont-Saint-Aignan/F

  • Joop ter Horst, Université de Rouen Normandie, Mont-Saint-Aignan/F
  • Elias Vlieg, University of Nijmegen/NL
  • Adrian Flood, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC), Wangchan, Rayong/TH


Monday, 30 August 2021, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.      (CEST)

Tutorial B)
Industrial Aspects of Crystallization
Manfred Stepanski, Sulzer Chemtech Ltd., Winterthur/CH

  • Elodie Verdurand, Head of Solid Technology, DSM Nutritional Products AG/CH
  • Claudia Pudack, Director Evaporation and Crystallization Technologies, KBR Plinke GmbH/D
  • Erik Temmel, Manager R&D Crystallization, Sulzer Chemtech AG/CH
  • Manfred Stepanski, Head Crystallization, Sulzer Chemtech AG/CH

The tutorial provides an overview about crystallization in the industrial process chain from the development of process solutions to industrial practices. Topics covered include design methods, troubleshooting and optimization for crystallization processes and equipment in fine chemical, specialty & life-science and chemical industries. Case studies will demonstrate how recent developments can contribute to better performance and efficiency of integrated industrial processes.



Thursday, 2nd September 2021, 2:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.      (CEST)

Tutorial C)
Modeling, Monitoring and Control of Crystallization Systems
Zoltan Nagy, Loughborough University, Leicestershire/UK and Purdue University/USA

  • Richard Braatz, MIT, USA
  • Elena Simone, Leeds University/UK
  • Nima Yazdanpanah, Procegence/USA
  • Zoltan K. Nagy, Purdue University/USA and Loughborough University/UK
  • Botond Szilagyi, Purdue University/USA

- Operation and modelling of industrial crystallization processes
- Process monitoring and model-free control
- Model-based optimization and control of batch and continuous crystallization systems
- Unique quality, control, process, and regulations challenges in pharma continuous crystallization
- Modeling and optimization workshop using the CrySiV software package



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