Dr. Wang’s laboratory includes the following instruments to perform environmental research:

  • 8-Channel Flow Measuring AER-800 Aerobic/Anaerobic Respirometer System with Temp Control between 5-70 °C 
  • QuantStudio® 3D Digital PCR
  • HANNA HI901C Automatic Potentiometric Titrator
  • BioTek Synergy™ H1M microplate reader with top and bottom fluorescence intensity, UV-visible absorbance and luminescence detection, temperature control to 45ºC and shaking.
  • Nikon Eclipse E200 EPI-Fluorescence Microscope
  • Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer HORIBA LA-950
  • Parr series 4600 1000 mL Non-stirred Pressure Vessel rated for 1900 psi at up to 225 °C
  • Parr series 4700 22 mL Non-stirred Pressure Vessel rated for 1700 PSI at up to 300 °C
  • HP 5890 Gas Chromatograph with autosampler and a Flame Ionization Detector (FID)
  • SHIMADZU  Gas Chromatograph-2014 with a Flame Photometric Detector (FPD) and a Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD)
  • TurboVap® II Concentration Evaporator Workstation
  • Two (2) Multi-Channel auto-sampling Model 305 Astoria-Pacific (A-P) continuous flow chemical analyzers.
  • VWR Accu Sterilizer AS10NR
  • -86°C Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer, Fisher Scientific, Isotemp 13 CF 115V
  • Refrigirated Centrifuge Sorvall Legend X1R with F21-48X2 ml and F15 – 8X50 ml carbon fiber rotors and 15 ml conical adapters
  • OI Model 1030 Total Carbon Analyzer equipped with autosampler
  • Flash EA Model 112 Soil C-N Analyzer equipped with autosampler
  • Dionex ICS 1000 Ion Chromatograph equipped with autosampler
  • Turner Designs Model 700 Flourometer
  • DR3900 Spectrophotometer with RFID
  • AutoTrace Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) organics concentration device
  • OFITE Capillary Suction Timer
  • Floor-scale anaerobic digesters
  • Column bioreactors

QuantStudio® 3D Digital PCR

Microplate Reader

Particle Size Analyzer


Parr Pressure Vessels 

Capillary suction timer

SHIMADZU Gas Chromatograph

HP 5890 Gas Chromatograph

Continuous flow chemical analyzers

Concentration Evaporator Workstation

HANNA VFA & Alkalinity Titrator

EPI Fluorescence Microscope

Accu Sterilizer

-86°C Freezer

Refrigirated Centrifuge

Total Carbon Analyzer

Soil C-N Analyzer

Ion Chromatograph



Organics concentration device

Thermophilic anaerobic digesters

Mesophilic anaerobic digesters

Column bioreactors