Our fully equipped environmental engineering laboratories are capable of analyzing physical, chemical and biological contaminants in any matrix, including water, wastewater, air and soil. Undergraduate and graduate research laboratories boast state-of-the-art equipment, some of which are listed below.
B. Middleton, Laboratory Technician
Office: 1197A Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI)
Phone: (519) 253-3000, Ext. 2564
Advanced analytical instruments include:
♦ Gas chromatographs with flame ionization, thermal conductivity, electrochemical and mass spectrometry detectors (Varian and Hewlett Packard).
♦ Ion chromatographs with conductivity and electrochemical detectors (Dionex).
♦ Atomic absorption spectrophotometer (Shimadzu).
♦ Direct current plasma atomic emission spectrometer (Beckman).
♦ UV-Visible spectrophotometer (Varian).
♦ Respirometer (Challenge Environmental Systems).
♦ Total organic carbon analyzer (Shimadzu).
Other instruments include:
♦ Dissolved oxygen meters (YSI).
♦ Chemical oxygen demand reactor (Bioscience, Inc.).
♦ UV photochemical reactor (Rayonet).
♦ Conductivity meter (YSI).
♦ Turbidimeters (Hach).
♦ pH meters (Orion Research and VWR).
♦ Jar test apparatus (Phipps-Bird).
♦ Hot air ovens (Fisher).
♦ Muffle Furnace (Sybron Thermolyne).
♦ Incubators (Blue M, Precision and VWR).
♦ Bench and pilot scale reactors.