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  Kappe Environmental Engineering Laboratories
 
Environmental Engineering
Research Laboratory 


This lab, the Microbiological Laboratory, contains the following equipment:

Microscopes
Walk-In Environmental Chambers
Refrigerated Centrifuge
Rotavapor (rotary evaporator)
Harris Ultra Freezer
Fermentors



Graduate student Kirk Nowack is seen operating the rotary evaporator. 
It contains cooling coils filled with ethylene glycol (antifreeze) and is used
to evaporate liquids at low temperatures. 

 

Jim Stone, graduate student, is using the Zeiss Axiophot Microscope to make sure that he has his numbers right.  This microscope is used for bacteria counts and identification.