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Iguassu Falls

8th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography

26 - 29 September 2016

Rafain Palace Hotel & Convention, Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Technical Program

September 26, Monday

12:00 -15:00



15:00 - 15:50

WCIPT8 - Opening Session

  • Mayor of Foz do Iguaçu

  • President of the International Society for Industrial Process Tomography - ISIPT

  • Superintendent of the IPEN

  • Chairperson of the WCIPT8

16:00 -17:00

WCIPT8 - Keynote Lecture

Multiphase flow measurement via tomography - fundamentals, needs and challenges

Uwe Hampel - Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany

Chair: Muthanna Al-Dahhan


Opening Cocktail

September 27, Tuesday



Invited Lecture


9:00 - 9:50

Soft field process tomography and its industrial multiphase flow applications

Masahiro TAKEI - Chiba University, Japan Chair: Geir Anton Johansen

9:50 - 10:50

Technical Session 01



Tomography Measurement Technique Chair: Geir Anton Johansen

Data and sensor fusion, multi-modality tomographic techniques Chair: Feng Dong

9:50 - 10:10

Characterization of a chemical reaction in a bubble column using Wire- Mesh Sensor and ultrafast X-Ray CT (I-6)

R. Kipping, H. Kryk, E. Schleicher, U. Hampel

Detection of the shape of liquid metals using electrical capacitance tomography (D-3)

Thomas Wondrak, Maomao Zhang, Manucher Soleimani

10:10 - 10:30

Liquid Holdup Studies In A Cocurrent Gas-Liquid Upflow Moving Packed Bed Reactor With Porous Catalyst Using Gamma Ray Densitometry (I-13)

Ali Toukan, Vineet Alexander, Hamza Al-Bazaz, Muthanna Al-Dahhan

Experimental Evaluation of Dual-Modality ECT-ERT Systems on Gas-Oil-Water 3-Phase Flow in Horizontal Pipeline (D-1)

Qiang Wang, Jiri Polansky, Mi Wang, Kent Wei , Changhua Qiu, Asaad Kenbar, David Millington

10:30 - 10:50

Development of Micro Electrical Impedance Tomography System for Cell Distribution Visualization in Electrode-multilayered Microchannel (I-11)

J. Yao, H. Obara, M. Sugawara, M. Takei

Contactless inductive flow tomography: recent developments in its application to continuous casting with electromagnetic brakes


Matthias Ratajczak, Thomas Wondrak, Robert Martin, Frank Stefani

10:50 - 11:20


11:20 - 12:40

Technical Session 02



Tomography Measurement Technique Chair: Mi Wang

Data acquisition systems and instrumentation Chair: Haigang Wang

11:20 - 11:40

Equivalent Circuit Analysis of EIS Using Tomography Sensor (I-15)

Yue Sun, Marlin Ramadhan Baidillah, Masahiro Takei

X-ray imaging ZnSe detectors for high- temperature industrial tomography applications (C-10)

Andrii Sofiienko, Geir Anton Johansen, Volodymyr Degoda

11:40 - 12:00

Feasibility Study of Frequency-difference Electrical Impedance Tomography on Industrial Applicationsn (I-1)

Hancong Wu, Yunjie Yang, Javier Escudero Jiabin Jia

Planar Array ECT Sensor Design Optimisation (C-2)

Carl Tholin-Chittenden, Manuchehr Soleimani

12:00 - 12:20

Visualization of the global flow structure in a modified Rayleigh-Bénard setup using the contactless inductive flow tomography (I-8)

Thomas Wondrak, J. Pal, V. Galindo, F. Stefani, S. Eckert

The Hardware Architecture of EVT4, An Electrical Capacitance Tomograph (C-3)

Waldemar T. Smolik, Jacek Kryszyn, Przemyslaw Wroblewski, Mateusz Stosio, Tomasz Olszewski and Roman Szabatin

12:20 - 12:40

Identification of Flow Regimes Using Raw Eit Measurements (I-7)

A. Dupré, G. Ricciardi, S. Bourennane,, S. Mylvaganam

A Novel Tikhonov-Like Regularization Approach for the Applications of Inverse Radiation Analyzers Based on Prompt Gamma-Ray Neutron Activation Analysis (C-12)

F. B. M. Silva, S. B. Melo, l. Meriç. G. A. Johansen, C.s

C. Dantas, B. J.S. Barros

12:40 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:40

Technical Session 03



Applications of industrial process tomography Chair: Carlos Mesquita

2D and 3D image reconstruction in hard and soft-field tomography Chair: Uwe Hampel

14:00 -14:20

IPT in Industry - Application Need to Technology Design (B-11)

Brian S. Hoyle

Image Reconstruction Algorithm for Electrical Impedance Tomography Using Group Sparsity (A-8)

Yunjie Yang, Jiabin Jia

14:20 -14:40

Investigation of multiphase flow blind-T mixing effectiveness using high speed gamma-ray tomography (B-10)

Bjørn Tore Hjertaker, Rachid Maad, Stein-Arild Tjugum, Anders Hallanger

Reconstruction of velocity fields in electromagnetic flow tomography using different magnetic field excitations


Marko Vauhkonen, Ossi Lehtikangas

14:40 -15:00

Hydrodynamics In Cellular Grid Packed Bubble Columns Disclosed with Ultrafast X-Ray Tomography (B-8)

Michael Wagner, Christian-Ole Möller, Martina Bieberle, Uwe Hampel, Michael Schlüter

Exponential Model Normalization of Electrical Capacitance Tomography (A-3)

Marlin Ramadhan Baidilah, Massahiro Takei

15:00 -15:20

Investigating the Influence of Bundle of Heat Exchanger Tubes(internals) on the Gas Holdup Distributions in Pilot Scale Bubble Column with Internals for Fischer- Tropsch Synthesis (FT) Via Gamma-Ray Computed Tomography (CT) Technique (I-16)

Abbas J. Sultan, Laith S. Sabri, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Electrical Capacitance Tomography Sensor With Composite Electrodes (A-1)

M. Wu, J. M. Ye, H. Q. Che, H. G. Wang

15:20 - 15:40

Chemical Species Tomography of Carbon Dioxide (B-17)

Tsekenis S-A, Polydorides N, Fisher E, Chighine A, Wilson D, Humphries G, Lengden M, Benoy T, Johnstone W, Kliment J, Wright P, Feng Y, Nilsson LJ, Victor DA Prat, McCann H

Comparison of Industrial Tomography Algorithms for Gamma Scanning 2-D Reconstruction (A-13)

Hae Yong Kim, M. I. Haraguchi, W.A.P. Calvo

15:40 - 16:10


16:10 - 18-00


18:00 - 19:30

ISIPT plenary Chair: Brian S. Hoyle

16:10 - 18-00


Chair: Margarida Hamada

A - 2D and 3D image reconstruction in hard and soft- field tomography

Sensitivity map based sub-pixel image reconstruction by using simulation data for capacitive wire-mesh tomography (A-4)

Weimin Lao, Lihui Peng

Total Variation Regularization Method with L1-Norm Fidelity Term for Electrical Tomography (A-5)

Xizi Song, Yanbin Xu, ChaoTan, Feng Dong

Particle Swarm Algorithm Applied to Image Reconstruction on Multiphase Flows (A-10)

Bruno C.B.N.Souza, Vladyr Y.S.L. Cavalcanti, Manoel B. Soares, Francisco A. Belo, Raimundo A.M. Junior

B - Application of industrial process tomography

Development of a Tomometry Measurement Technique based on Electrical Capacitance Tomography and Combining Electrode Strategy

Francisco R. M. Da Mota, Daniel Juan Pagano, Marina Enricone Stasiak

Analysis of granular material flow characteristics during silo discharging process using ultrafast X-ray CT (B-5)

Selam Waktola, Laurent Babout, Krzysztof Grudzien, Martina Bieberle, Frank Barthel, Uwe Hampel

Correct Block Artifacts by Differential Projection for Dynamic CT System (B-6)

Yongshun Xiao, Fangda Han, Wei Feng, Daiwei Yu

Analysis of Granular Material Pulsation During Silo Flow Using Ect And Fft Analysis (B-9)

G. Rybak, Z. Chaniecki, K. Grudzien, R. Banasiak, D.Sankowski

Flow Regime Identification In A Co-Current Gas-Liquid Upflow Moving Packed Beds Reactor Using Gamma Ray Densitometry (B-16)

Ali Toukan, Vineet Alexander, Hamza Al-Bazaz, Muthanna Al-Dahhan

Gamma ray CT and MCNPX Simulation Applied to Weld Structure Investigation (B-20)

Klebson M. Oliveira, Carlos C. Dantas, Ricardo A. S. Ferreira, Silvio B. Melo, Emerson A. O. Lima, Enivaldo S. Barbosa

Gamma Ray CT of Two Phase Flow in a Cold Fcc Type Pilot Unit with Data Acquisition Integration (B-21)

Marcio F. P. de Brito, Enivaldo B. dos Santos, Geyse M. da Silva, Wallace R. Barbosa, Alice V. de Vasconcelos, Alex E. de Moura, Carlos C. Dantas, Silvio B. de Melo, Emerson A. de O. Lima

Development of an Irradiation System for Radioisotope Production Applied to Industrial Process Tomography (B-24)

Nelson X. Cardozo,Nelson M. Omi,Jose J. Ambiel,Anselmo Feher,Celia M. Napolitano,Samir L. Somessari,Wilson A. Parejo Calvo

Liquid - Gas Distribution and Holdup in the Random Packed Column (B-27)

A. F. Velo, C. H. de Mesquita, D. V. S. Carvalho, L. J. Ribeiro, M. M. Hamada

C - Data acquisition systems and instrumentation

Shape-Aware Parametric Reconstruction of Stratified Liquid-Gas Flow (C-5)

A. N. Wrasse, H. L. de Moura, D. R. Pipa, M. J. da Silva

Characteristics of the CsI:Tl Scintillator Crystal for X-Ray Imaging Applications (C-11)

Maria da Conceição Costa Pereira, Tufic Madi Filho, José Roberto Berretta, Carlos Henrique de Mesquita

D - Data and sensor fusion, multi-modality tomographic techniques

Two Dimensional Free Interface Reconstruction Based on Ultrasound and EIT Fusion Imaging (D-2)

Guanghui Liang, Shangjie Ren, Chao Tan, Feng Dong

E - Emerging technologies in process tomography

Evaluating the new mechanistic scale-up methodology of gas- solid spouted beds using gamma ray computed tomography (CT) (E-8)

Neven Ali, Thaar Al-Juwaya, Muthanna Al-Dahhan

Development of radioactive microspheres for assessment of multiphase processes (E-7)

Wilson S. Vieira. José Carlos C.S. Pinto, Ricardo T.Lopes, Márcio Nele Xiaoan Mao

F - Industrial innovation with process tomography

X-ray backscatter scanning of a macroscopically thick layered media for non-destructive characterization (F-4)

Andrii Sofiienko, Geir A. Johansen, David M. Ponce, Marie B. Holstad

Development of a Portable High Temporal Resolution Tomography System for Dynamic Industrial Multiphase Process (F-6)

C. H. de Mesquita, A. F. Velo, D. V. S. Carvalho, L. J. Ribeiro, M. M. Hamada

Application of slit-projection technique for high-resolution X-ray backscatter scanning of the composite dense objects (F-7)

Andrii Sofiienko, Geir Anton Johansen, David M. Ponce, Marie B. Holstad

G - Modeling and simulation

A Simulation Based Benchmark Dataset for Electrical Capacitance Tomography Image Reconstruction (G-2)

Jin Zheng, Yi Li, Lihui Peng

Digital Control Design for A Circulating Fluidized Bed Unit using Gamma Transmission Measurements (G-6)

Antônio J. Cruz F.o, Carlos C. Dantas, Hilário J. B. de Lima F.o, Emerson A. O. Lima, Silvio B. Melo, Enivaldo S. Barbosa

A Cad Pilot Unit Design and Simulation of Circulating Two Phase Flow for Parameters Determinetion by Gamma Transmission Measurements (G-8)

Vieira E. Bertony, Barbosa E. Santos, Dantas C.C, Cruz Filho A.J., Moura A.E., Silvio B. Melo, Emerson A. O. Lima

H - Other industrial tomography applications

Electrical Tomography to Examine Moisture and Condition of Buildings (H-1)

Tomasz Rymarczyk , Przemyslaw Adamkiewicz, Karol Duda, Jan Sikora

A survey of the fast computed tomography (H-3)

Daiwei Yu, Yongshun Xiao, Fangda Han

An advanced evaluation the new mechanistic scale-up methodology of gas- solid spouted using radioactive particle tracking (RPT) (H-4)

Neven Ali, Thaar Al-Juwaya, Muthanna Al-Dahhana

Comparison of Hold-Up Measurements Evaluated by Capturing Fraction Method and Multiphase Tomography System (H-5)

J. C Correa, J. F. T.,Martins, F. A. Cavallaro, A. S. Oliveira, S. S. Xavier, M. M. Hamada

I - Tomography Measurement Techniques

Electrical Conductivity Based Flow Regime Recognition of Two- phase Flows in Horizontal Pipeline (I-2)

B. Karki, Y. Faraj, M. Wang

Use of Local Conductivities, Measured at Pre-Determined Centres of Action (Coa), for Image Reconstruction in Multiphase Flow (I-3)

A.yodele Onilude, G. Lucas

In-site Three-Dimensional Electrical Capacitance Tomography for gas-oil two-phase flows (I-4)

Y.J. Yang, P.N. Yu

Measurement of quartic velocity profiles using a multi-electrode dual frequency electromagnetic flow meter (I-5)

Raymond O. Webilor, Gary P. Lucas, Michael O. Agolom

Comparison of TV and Tikhonov regularization in MIT for low and high conductivity imaging (I-10)

Fang Li, M Solemani

Comparison of Optical Tomography and Wire-Mesh Sensor Applied to Visualize Two-Phase Flow (I-12)

T.P. Vendruscolo, E. Schleicher, U. Hampel, C. Martelli, M.J. Da Silva

Study the Effect of Dense Internals on the Liquid Velocity Field and Turbulent Parameters of Bubble Column Using Radioactive Particle Tracking Technique (RPT) (I-14)

Mohammed K. Al Mesfer, Abbas J. Sultan , Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Imaging and Visualization of phase distribution for Microalgae culturing in split photo bioreactor column via Gamma Ray Computed Tomography (CT) (I-17)

Laith S. Sabri, Abbas J. Sultan, Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan

Position estimation based on Electrical Impedance Tomography (I-21)

S. Vergara, D. Sbarbaro

Dynamic Tomography Techniques for Industrial Process Applications (I-23)

Eric F. Oliveira, Silvio B. Melo, Carlos C. Dantas, Karlos A.N. Guedes, Emerson A.O. Lima

Description of A Portable CT Scanner Containing Five CsI(Tl) Position Sensitive Detectors (I-22)

Carvalho, D.V.S. , Hamada, M.M., Velo, A.F., Ribeiro, L.J., Sousa, T.O., Martins, J.F,T., Santos, R.A., Fernandes, V., Mesquita, C.H.

Performance Analysis Comparison Between FPB, EM and AM Methods (I-27)

Mohammed S. Aljohani

18:00 - 19:30

ISIPT plenary Chair: Brian S. Hoyle

September 28, Wednesday



Invited Lecture


8:30 - 9:20

Advance in Flow Measurement and Visualisation with Electrical Tomography

Mi Wang - University of Leeds., UK

Chair: Marco da Silva

9:20 - 10:40

Technical Session 04



Applications of industrial process tomography

Chair: Laurent Barbout

2D and 3D image reconstruction in hard and soft-field tomography

Chair: Masahiro Takei

9:20 - 9:40

Key Issues for the Application of Process Tomography in Multi-scale Gas-Solids Fluidization (B-2)

H.G. Wang, J. M. Ye, Z.P. Wu, W.Q. Yang, R. Ocone

Increasing Resolution of Wire-Mesh Sensor Data using Statistical Reconstruction Approach (A-9)

F. A. Dias, D. R. Pipa, M. J. da Silva

9:40 - 10:00

Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy Tomography For Blood Flow Visualization (B21)

A. Sapkota, M. Koishi, D. Kikuchi, D.N. Huu, M. Takei

Effect of Noise Level And Prior Parameters On The Velocity Field Reconstruction In Electromagnetic Flow Tomography (A-5)

Ossi Lehtikangas, Marko Vauhkonen

10:00 - 10:20

Extending the Application of Electrical Resistance Tomography Using Linear Probes In Fluid Mixing Diagnosis (B-3)

Giuseppe Forte, P.J. Clark, O. Wale, P.T. Robbins, M.J.H. Simmons, E.H. Stit

Simulation Study Of Temperature Field Reconstruction Based On Acoustic Tomography (A-2)

Yong Bao, Jiabin Jia

10:20 - 10:40

A Non-Invasive Method to Study the Strength of Rosewood for Different Wood Applications (H-2) -

Koushlendra Kumar Singh, B.K.Singh, M.K.Bajpai, Prabhat Munshi

3D ECT sensor interior recognition using neural networks and normalized capacitance data (A-12)

Robert Banasiak, Radoslaw Wajman, Adam Dyjas, Dominik Sankowski

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee break

11:10 - 11:30

Technical Session 05



Applications of industrial process tomography

Chair: Miryan Cassanello

Industrial innovation with process tomography

Chair: Carlos Dantas

11:10 - 11:30

Effect of Packings on Gas Distribution and Holdup in the Bubble Column (B-26)

Jiabin Jia, Huarui, Wang, Yungjie Yan, Bil Buschle, Mathieu Lucquiaud

Investigations on viscous couplings using time- averaged rotation- synchronized gamma-ray computed tomography (F-2)

A. Bieberle, J. Schlottke, W. Kühnel, Uwe Hampel

11:30 - 11:50

Analysis of Concrete Samples Withdrawn from Hydroelectric Dams Using Industrial Computed Tomography and Mechanical Computer Simulation (B-22)

Klaus de Geus, Fabrício C. de Andrade, Vitoldo S. Filho, Sebastião R. Júnior, Daniel de A. Ussuna, Kleber Franke Portella, Betina L. Medeiros, Walmor C. Godoi

Distillation Column Troubleshooting with Improved Gamma Scan Technology (B-1)

Haraguchi Marcio,, I. Kim, Hae Y, Calvo Wilson A. P.

11:50 - 12:10

Case study of granular flow in silo based on ect and ccd images (B-7)

Krzysztof Grudzień Zbigniew Chaniecki, Laurent Babout

Estimating inline velocity profile of by electrical resistance tomography (ERT) (F-5)

Z. Ren, T. L. Rodgers

12:10 - 12:30

Study of the Distributor Effect on a Multiphase Monolithic Reactor Performance using Polyenergetic Tomography (B-18)

P. A. S. Vasquez, R. Varma, C. H. de Mesquita, M. M. Hamada, M. H. Al-Dahhan

ITS Dens-Itometer: An Electrical Resistance Tomography Based Densitometer (F-1)

Kent Wei,Changhua Qiu, Daniel McCormack, Ken Primrose

12:30 - 14:10



Technical Session 06



Applications of industrial process tomography

Chair: Marko Vauhkonen

Data acquisition systems and instrumentation

Chair: Brian Hoyle

14:10 -14:30

Measurement of Slurry Distributions using Wire- Mesh Sensor and High Resolution Gamma Ray Tomography (B-12)-

E. N. dos Santos; A. N. Wrasse;R. E. M. Morales; M. Neumann; S. Reinecke,

Software for EVT4 Electrical Capacitance Tomography (C-3)

Waldemar T. Smolik, Jacek Kryszyn, Przemyslaw Wroblewski, Mateusz Stosio, Tomasz Olszewski and Roman Szabatin

14:30 -14:50

Study of multiphase flows in a flame using electric capacitance tomography (C-8)

Jing Liu, Shi Liu, Xin Qi, Jiye Zhang

Image reconstruction algorithms using over complete dictionaries for ECT sensor (C-7)

H. L. de Moura, D. R. Pipa, A. N. Wrasse, M. J. da Silva

14:50 -15:10

Investigation of bubble behaviour in a gas-solid fluidized bed by means of a twin-plane ECT sensor (B-4)

Xiaoxu Li, Artur Jaworski, Xiaoan Mao

Data Acquisition for Multi- Channel CST of Aero- Engine Exhaust Plume Species and Combustion Diagnostics (C-9)

Edward Fischer, Andrea Chighine, Stylianos-Alexios Tsekenis, Nick Polydorides, Joshua Kliments, Paul Wright, David Wilson, Michael Lengden, Victor Prat, Walter Johnstone, Hugh McCann; Jiabin Jia

15:10 -15:30

Solid Motion in a Three- Phase Bubble Column Examined with Radioactive Particle Tracking (B-15)-

Gabriel Salierno, Mauricio Maestri, Stella Piovano, Miryan Cassanello, María Angélica Cardona, Daniel HojmanHéctor Somacal

Fast Scattering Parameter Measurements based on Linear Frequency Ramps for Broadband Microwave Tomography Systems (C-1)

Malte Mallach, Patrik Gebhardt, Thomas Musch

15:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:40

Technical Session 07



Tomography Measurement Technique

Chair: Muthanna Al-Dahhan

Modeling and Simulation

Chair: Waldemar Smolik

16:00 - 16:20

X-Ray Computed Tomography specifically adapted for monitoring of dynamic processes in material science and chemistry (I-19)

M. Salamon, S. Reisinger, T. Schlechter, M. Schmitt, N. Uhlmann, S. Schug, W. Arlt, L. Fahlbusch, P. Wellmann

Annular flow pattern recognition using statistical data analyses of Electrical Impedance Tomograph (G-1)

J. Polansky, M. Wang

16:20 - 16:40

Ratio Estimation Between Water And Bubble Using Voltage-Current System (I-18)

M. Jeon, M. Takei

Design of a sample-based Prior using a phenomenological model for Annular Flow (G-11)

S. P. Pellegrini, J. L. Baliño, F. C. Trigo

16:40 - 17:00

Effect of Excitation- detection Strategies of MIT on Frequency- differential Image Reconstruction (G-3)

Zhili Xiao, Chao Tan, Feng Dong

A novel ERT sensor structure for 3D imaging of mixing process (G-10)

T. L. Rodgers Zhen Ren,

17:00 - 17:20

Tomographic Velocimetry Applied to Water Flow Past a Tall Structure Model (I-26)

K. Ohmi, S. Tuladhar, J. Hao

An Adaptable Sensor for Electromagnetic Flow Tomography utilizing an Axially Split Symmetric Ferromagnetic Circuit (G-5)

Jan Christoph Abrolat, Thomas Musch

17:20 - 17:40

Measurement of Velocity Profiles in Transient Single and Multiphase Flows using Inductive Flow Tomography (I-5)

Michael O. Agolom, Gary Lucas, Raymond O. Webilor,

A Differential Equation Model Smoothly Approaches Solid Flow Distribution from Gamma Ray CT Measurements in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Pilot Unit - 2 (G-12)

Emerson A. O. Lima, Wilson, F. de Souza Netto, José Marcos F. da Silva, Enivaldo, S. Barbosa Antonio Otavio de Santana, Silvio B. Melo, Carlos C. Dantas


Conference Dinner

September 29, Thursday

Tour (start: Rafain Palace Convention Center and Hotel)

09:00 ~ 17:00

WCIPT8 Technical Tour (one day)

09:00 ~ 12:00

WCIPT8 Technical Tour (half day tour)