CEL is located in the IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai, as part of Centre for Urbanization, Buildings & Environment, IIT Madras. The Laboratory, fostered by Tamil Nadu pollution Control Board and IIT Madras, has state of the art Equipment and is furnished with good quality operational infrastructure with adequate safety and security measures in place. The laboratory is furnished with SEFA certified Laboratory furniture. Some of the highlights of CEL’s infrastructure are as below:

  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • UV Spectrophotometer
  • Microwave Digester
  • TKN Analyser
  • Flame Photometer
  • BOD Incubator
  • COD Digester
  • Orbital Shaker
  • Jar Test Apparatus
  • Jar Test Apparatus
  • Muffle Furnace
  • Centrifuge
  • Conductivity Meter
  • PH Meter
  • Fume Hood
  • Analytical Balance
  • Precision Balance
  • Turbidity Meter

and more...

CEL uses high quality chemicals and CRMs to conduct analysis following APHA and IS procedures and has a streamlined quality assurance program.