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The Cullen College's Texas Diesel Research and Testing Center was founded, in part, to develop technologies that reduce emissions from diesel vehicles. Researchers at the center have worked to cut pollution from everything from school buses to garbage trucks to heavy construction equipment. Thanks to a recent $163,000 grant, it can now add one more vehicle to that list: commercial fishing boats.

Diesel Center Researching Marine Vehicle Emissions
April 5, 2011
The Cullen College's Texas Diesel Research and Testing Center was founded, in part, to develop technologies that reduce emissions from diesel vehicles. Researchers at the center have worked...

Using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston will retrofit Houston Independent School District school buses with a system that attempts to diminish the negative impact their diesel emissions can have on the environment. UH researchers will supervise the installation of Nett Technologies’ BlueMAX Selective Catalytic Reduction System on buses.

Diesel Center Researchers Earn $1M EPA Grant to Retrofit HISD School Buses
March 21, 2011
Using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston will retrofit Houston Independent School...
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Using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston will retrofit school buses with a system that attempts to diminish the negative impact their diesel emissions can have on the environment.

Diesel Center Researchers Earn EPA Grant to Retrofit School Buses
June 30, 2010
Using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston will retrofit school buses with a system...
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Inside the University of Houston Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center, space is typically reserved for finding ways to clean harmful pollutants from diesel vehicle exhaust through retrofit systems attached to tailpipes.

But recently, diesel center researchers have taken on a new project intended to expand the center’s clean air focus. They are examining glass beakers filled with samples of a slimy green substance most find growing in ponds, swamps and even dirty swimming pools.

A Bright Green Future: Researchers Work to Turn Algae Into Crude Oil
November 4, 2009
Inside the University of Houston Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center, space is typically reserved for finding ways to clean harmful pollutants from diesel vehicle exhaust through...
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Diesel engines are the workhorses of American economy, powering everything from heavy-duty construction vehicles and buses to ships.

These engines are also one of the biggest producers of harmful pollutants, churning out more smog-causing Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) and near 100 times more sooty particles than their gasoline counterparts.

UH Granted $2.5 Million to Test Retrofit Devices That Clean Diesel Exhaust
October 21, 2009
Diesel engines are the workhorses of American economy, powering everything from heavy-duty construction vehicles and buses to ships. These engines are also one of the biggest producers of...
A heavy-duty engine dynamometer is one of many new additions to the Texas Diesel Research and Testing Center. Photo by Thomas Shea.

The Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston recently finished an expansion doubling its size and increasing its means to research and test retrofit devices that reduce the amount of harmful pollutants emitted from heavy-duty diesel engine exhaust.

UH Diesel Center Finishes Expansion Doubling Size, Capabilities
October 13, 2009
The Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston recently finished an expansion doubling its size and increasing its means to research and test retrofit devices...

The Unveiled Facility Develops and Tests Technologies to Reduce Diesel Engine Emissions

A program to clean up diesel emissions in Houston is ready to shift into high gear as the University of Houston and the City of Houston join forces to clean up our air.

Trucks on Treadmills — Air Quality Studies Top Priority for Engineers at UH
June 28, 2004
The Unveiled Facility Develops and Tests Technologies to Reduce Diesel Engine Emissions A program to clean up diesel emissions in Houston is ready to shift into high gear as the University...

UH’s Diesel Vehicle Research and Testing Facility, initiated in advance of the Bush administration’s Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule signed by the EPA in May, will be unveiled to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Houston Mayor Bill White at 3 p.m., Monday, June 28.

Quality Studies Top Priority for Engineers at UH
June 25, 2004
UH’s Diesel Vehicle Research and Testing Facility, initiated in advance of the Bush administration’s Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule signed by the EPA in May, will be unveiled to the public...

At Houston’s newly-developed Diesel Vehicle Research and Testing Facility today, EPA Regional Administrator Richard E. Greene announced the Bush administration’s Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule will cut emission levels from construction, agricultural and industrial diesel engines by more than 90 percent. The rule was signed by EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt yesterday.

Clean Diesel Benefits Houston
May 12, 2004
At Houston’s newly-developed Diesel Vehicle Research and Testing Facility today, EPA Regional Administrator Richard E. Greene announced the Bush administration’s Clean Air Nonroad Diesel...

The first City of Houston vehicle arrived last week for testing at the UH Cullen College of Engineering's new Diesel Emission Testing facility. Test results will enable the city to evaluate the effectiveness of various emissions systems as a part of its effort to comply with more rigorous air quality standards from the Environmental Protection Agency.

First Test Vehicle Arrives at College's New Diesel Emissions Lab
March 29, 2004
The first City of Houston vehicle arrived last week for testing at the UH Cullen College of Engineering's new Diesel Emission Testing facility. Test results will enable the city to evaluate...

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