The Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL) are shared multi-user instrumentation facilities managed by the Institutes of Energy and the Environment. EESL ties together world-class instrumentation and expertise in a broad array of analytical techniques covering materials in all phases.
Professional laboratory staff also provide:
- Training for researchers and equipment users
- Method development
- Data analysis
Lab services are available to Penn State employees and students, outside academic/research institutions, and business and industry professionals. EESL is guided by an Advisory Committee.
Learn more about the capabilities and work of the Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories through our webinar series.
Tour Our Facilities
Please contact us to schedule a tour of our laboratories and facilities.
Work with Us
Our laboratory facilities are available to assist both Penn State researchers and external clients from industry, government, and other universities.
Center for Quantitative Imaging
The Center for Quantitative Imaging (CQI) is a multi-user research facility designed to serve the microCT imaging needs of the Pennsylvania State University and the broader scientific community.
The Organics High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art liquid and gas chromatography instrumentation.
Penn State's Radiocarbon 14C laboratory is dedicated to providing radiocarbon measurements on carbon-bearing materials spanning the last 45,000 years.
Shared equipment is owned by IEE but is being stewarded by different researchers at University Park, and can be requested by the research community.
Penn State Core Facilities
Penn State's Office of the Senior Vice President of Research manages a full list of Shared Core Facilities. Core Facilities provide University facilities and equipment for purchase to individuals inside and outside of Penn State.