The Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL) are shared multi-user instrumentation facilities at Penn State that tie together world-class instrumentation and expertise in a broad array of analytical techniques covering materials in all phases.

Construction Detour

Due to construction, the route to the Center for Quantitative Imaging (CQI) has been altered. Updated drop-off instructions with map.

COVID-19 Updates

Please visit the Institute of Energy and the Environment's Returning to Research page for details on EESL's process.

  • All EESL laboratories are now open..
  • To better serve our clients, we have created new laboratory emails to ensure timely response to all inquiries.
  • EESL labs are currently not scheduling any new student training. We will continue to update the website as new information becomes available
  • Sample drop-off procedures: Please follow each EESL laboratory link for detailed sample drop-off procedures during COVID-19.

Recorded Webinars

Energy and Environmental Sustainability Webinar Series

During spring 2021, EESL held an expansive webinar series exploring all aspects of the work connected to their mission, including microplastics, radiocarbon dating, and wastewater.

Radiocarbon Universe Webinars

The Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL) announced a webinar series titled Radiocarbon Universe. It featured EESL's Radiocarbon Laboratory and experts in radiocarbon