"Smart Water System Laboratory" for
Water Treatment and Resource Recovery
Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Membranes
Characterization of Nanomaterials and Membranes
Water Quality Analysis
Environmental Unit Processes
1. Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Membranes
Electrospinning/Spray System (ESR200R2D, NanoNC)
1200°C Split Tube Furnace with Vacuum Flanges (OTF-1200X-100, MTI Corporation)
Digital Ultrasonic Cell Disruptor/Homogenizer (Branson Ultrasonics Sonifier™ S-450)
Automated Knife Coating Device
Thermal Press
Programmable Drying Oven 
Programmable Autoclave
2. Characterization of Nanomaterials and Membranes
BET Surface Area/Pore Size Analyzer (ASAP 2060, Micromeritics Instrument Co.)
Drop shape analyzer for contact angle measurement and surface tension of solids and films (DSA25E, KRÜSS)
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) with a computerized potentiostat (SP-150, BioLogics)
Submicron Particle Sizer (DLS) and Zeta Potential Analyzer (PALS) (Omni, NanoBrook )
Temperature controlled incubation shaker (Max Q Incubation/Refrigeration Shaker, Thermo Scientific)
3. Water Quality Analysis
Fluorescence spectrophotometer (F-4500, Hitachi)
High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (LC 1260 system, Agilent)
UV/Vis Spectrophotometer (DR6000, HACH)
UV Cryo Chamber and Luminometer/Fluorometer (Modulus, Turner Biosystems)
4. Environmental Unit Processes
Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) System
Reverse Electrodialysis (RED)
Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)
Anaerobic Fermenter
Rapid Small-Scale Column Test (RSSCT)
Cross-flow Membrane Filtration System (CF042 Crossflow Cell, Sterlitech)
Dead-end Membrane Filtration System (HP4750 Stirred Cell, Sterlitech)
UV-LED Irradiation Device (Aquisense)