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CAFEE is a non-profit research center operating within academic surroundings and is a $4 million annual enterprise within the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. The CAFEE staff works extensively on emission reduction research — particularly engine  technologies, post-combustion technologies, after-treatment evaluation, and fuel technologies.

7 faculty members, 7 full-time staff engineers, 5 technicians and more than 30 Ph.D. and M.S. graduate students.

Meet the team 

Diverse Fuel Experience

  • Ultra-low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD)
  • Biodiesel
  • Natural Gas (Compressed, Liquified)
  • Hydrogen
  • Electric and Hybrid Systems
  • and others 

Product Compliance Testing

  • Engines
  • Vehicles
  • Locomotives
  • Aftertreatment Systems
  • Fuel Additives
  • Retrofit Kits 
  • Federal and State Agency Standards

Unique Qualifications

  • Developed the world's first mobile on-board emission testing system
  • One of the few engine labs in the country recognized by both California and Texas air quality boards
  • The only mobile heavy-duty chassis dynamometer in the region
  • Measured heavy-duty vehicle emissions from more than 1,000 buses and trucks at more than 100 locations across North America
  • Built the largest national database of heavy-duty vehicle exhaust emissions and fuel efficiency data 

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