Energy and Environmental Research Laboratory

University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
What the facility does

Energy and environmental research

Area(s) of Expertise

The laboratory integrates energy and environmental research expertise, and supports the development of innovative technologies for managing a variety of energy-related environmental problems. It is equipped with a number of biological, physical, chemical and computing instruments. Our research provides scientific basis for environmental pollution control, emission minimization, and risk mitigation, as well as planning for environmental management, policy development, and climate-change adaptation. 

Research Services

Environmental testing, scaled modeling, pilot study, information provision, data processing, and analytical services.

Sectors of Application
  • Clean technology
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Professional and technical services (including legal services, architecture, engineering)
  • Utilities

Equipment in use

Function

Atomic Force Microscope

Material characterization

Computing Servers

Climate modeling

Contact Angle Analyzer

Material characterization

Electromechanical Universal Test System

Material characterization

Fluorescence Microscope

Material characterization

Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry

Pollutant analysis

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Pollutant analysis

Infrared Microscope

Material characterization

Ion Chromatography

Pollutant analysis

Membrane Water Treatment Systems

Development of membrane filtration technologies

Microtome and Embedding System

Sample preparation

Microwave Digestion System

Sample preparation

Microwave Plasma System

Material modification

Oil Content Analyzer

Pollutant analysis

Particle Size and Zeta Potential Analyzer

Material characterization

Polit Soil/Groundwater Remediation Chamber

Development of remediation technologies

Surface Area Analyzer

Material characterization

Surface Tension Analyzer

Material characterization

Thermogravimetric Analyzer

Material characterization

Total Organic Carbon Analyzer

Pollutant analysis

  • Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment
  • Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
  • SaskEnergy
  • SaskPower
  • Petroleum Technology Research Centre