TODABio Energy Testing and Analysis Laboratory

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The BETA LAB Team (Spring 2013)

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Identifying potential biodiesel feedstocks.

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Synthesis gas analysis by gas chromatograph.

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Conversion of trash into "black gold"

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Fractionation of "biooil"

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Transport fuel from "biooil" (light ends (left) and C6-C12 range (right)).

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"Biomass gasification in action"

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"Engine dynamometer testing in action"

What sets us apart?

The Bio-Energy Testing and Analysis Laboratory (BETA Lab) has a complete set of testing and analysis facility for biomass and biofuels. The objectives of the BETA Lab are as follows:

  • To conduct process design optimization work in all aspects of biomass conversion and bio-fuel production
  • To conduct performance testing of engines fueled by biomass-based fuels
  • To conduct air quality and emissions testing for bioconversion technologies