PMTL owns extensive facilities and equipment to carry out research on aerosol and air quality, combustion, and chemical analysis. Missouri S&T also has a wide range of instrument and facilities to carry out material characterizations.

Facilities at PMTL


  • High Resolution Sub-3 nm Particle Sizer (< 3 nm), SEADM Inc. + homebuilt parts
  • Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer (3 nm to 600 nm), Model 3938, TSI Inc.
  • Aerodynamic Particle Sizer (500 nm to 20 μm), Model 3321, TSI Inc.
  • Laser Aerosol spectrometer (250 nm to 32 μm), Model 11-C, Grimm Inc.
  • Differential Mobility Analyzers (DMA)
    • High Resolution DMA (Classify particles between 1 and 3 nm), SEADM Inc.
    • Nano DMA (Classify particles between 3 and 180 nm), Model 3085, TSI Inc.
    • Long DMA (Classify particles between 10 and 600 nm), Model 3081, TSI Inc.
  • Condensation Particle Counters (CPC)
    • Ultrafine CPC (measures particles above 3 nm), Model 3025A, TSI Inc.
    • Standard CPC (measures particles above 10 nm), Model 3750, TSI Inc.
  • Aerosol Electrometer, Model 3068A, TSI Inc.
  • Liquid Spot Sampler, 110A, Aerosol Devices Inc.
  • Viable Andersen Cascade Impactors
  • Sioutas Cascade Impactor, SKC Inc.
  • Aerosol Diffusion Dryer, homebuilt
  • Constant Output Atomizer, Model 3076, TSI Inc.
  • 6 Jet Refillable Collison Nebulizer, CH Technologies Inc.
  • SidePak Personal Aerosol Monitor, Model AM510, TSI Inc.
  • P-Trak Ultrafine Particle Counter, Model 8525, TSI Inc.
  • BioSampler and pumps, SKC Inc.
  • Low-cost Particulate Matter Sensors


  • Premixed-flat Flame Burner
  • Premixed conical Flame Burner
  • Co-flow Diffusion Flame Burner
  • Flame Spray Pyrolysis Burner
  • Diagnostic Equipment for Temperature and Flow Measurements


  • Walk-in Environmental Chamber (3 m X 3 m X 2.5 m, American Panel)
  • Balances (Mettler analytic balance, Microbalance)
  • Humidity Controlled Microbalance Facility
  • Matheson 8016 Leak Detector
  • Miscellaneous Pumps
  • Mass Flow Controllers, Pneucleus Inc.
  • Bubble Flow Meter in the Range from 3 sccm to 50 slpm, Gilibrator-2, Sensidyne Inc.

Facilities at Missouri S&T

Center for Research in Energy and Environment


Center for Biomedical Research


Materials Research Center