Lab Facilities

Lab Locations

Jett Hall 289

with some equipment in Leyendecker Plant Science Center, Laboratory Building 10/12 (shared with the Idowu Research Group)

Jett Hall 184 Frank and Jennifer Seidel Brewing Laboratory

Available in our laboratory:

  • 5 L slow pyrolysis reactor with tube furnace, inert gas purge, and bio-oil collection within walk-in fume hood
  • 2-stage, 1 gallon-per-minute, custom-built multiple effect distillation unit for desalination of brackish water
  • 100 mL autoclave reactor for batch hydrothermal liquefaction (Parr)
  • 1.8 L autoclave reactor for batch hydrothermal liquefaction (Parr)
  • 1 L/hr continuous flow, custom-built hydrothermal liquefaction pilot reactor
  • three Hyprop soil tensiometers (Decagon)
  • WP4C water potentiometer (Decagon)
  • 1″ tube furnace for catalysis/activated carbon synthesis (Lindberg/Blue M)
  • two 2.5″ diameter constant head permeameters (Test Mark Industries)
  • pH/EC meter (Fisher)
  • shaker tables for extractions and adsorption studies
  • analytical and top-loading balances
  • drying ovens
  • lots of glassware

1″ tube furnace for catalysis/activated carbon synthesis (Lindberg/Blue M)

three Hyprop soil tensiometers (Decagon)

100 mL autoclave reactor for batch hydrothermal liquefaction (Parr)

1 L/hr continuous flow, custom-built hydrothermal liquefaction pilot reactor