AspenONE v11 for process simulation and techno-economic analysis
SuperPro Designer v10 for process simulation and techno-economic analysis
openLCA 1.10.3 for life cycle assessment
Databases: AGRIBALYSE V3.0.1, BioEnergieDat, ecoinvent 3.7.1, ELCD 3.2, EF database, exiobase 3.4, IMPACT World+ I Global, USDA, NEEDS complete, openLCA LCIA methods v2.1.0
SAS jmp PRO 15 for statistical analysis and DOE optimization
System of 36 bioreactors with automated pH, temperature, and agitation control. Each bioreactor has 500mL total volume, 250mL working volume. Capable of ~5% solid slurries. Suitable for high throughput screening and/or optimization of enzyme digestion, fermentation, anaerobic digestion, etc.
Six large bioreactors with automated pH, temperature, and agitation control. Suitable for scale up demonstration and continuous fermentation. Bioreactors owned and managed by Dr. Sagues, Dr. Yuan & Dr. Cheng in the BAE Department.
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Agilent 1260 Infinity with Refractive Index Detector (RID), Ultraviolet (UV) Detector, and Fluorescence Detector
Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), Agilent 7890A GC, Agilent 5975 MS. Owned and managed by collaborator Dr. Praveen Kolar in the BAE Department.
Gas Chromatography (GC), Shimadzu GC-2014. Owned and managed by collaborator Dr. Jay Cheng in the BAE Department.
Microscope with fluorescence and digital camera connection to CPU
UV-vis spectrophotometer, Genesys 10S
Fluorometer, Invitrogen Qubit 4.0
Large centrifuge with chiller, Eppendorf 5920R
Small centrifuge, Eppendorf 5924R
Thermocycler, Eppendorf nexus GX2
Shaker tables with temperature control
Biomass mill, IKA MF10
Tube furnace, MTI GSL-1500X. Max temperature: 1500C
Muffle furnaces. Owned & managed by collaborators Dr. Praveen Kolar & Dr. Jay Cheng in the BAE Department.
Parr reactor. Owned & managed by collaborator Dr. Wayne Yuan in the BAE Department.
Anaerobic chamber & glove box