PoreLab is a Norwegian Center of Excellence created in 2017 and situated at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, and the University of Oslo (UiO). It focuses on the physics of porous media using experimental, theoretical and computational methods. It is led by five principal scientists from physics, chemistry and reservoir engineering.

Open Post-doc position in physical chemistry

Within PoreLab Center of Excellence, a post-doc position in physical chemistry is available at the Department of Chemistry. The appointment has duration of 2 years. The open post-doc position is available for the development of transport theories for two-phase flow in porous media. The project is related to a new cleaning process for water, where

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NEWLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Our Newly Published articles provide view of research, ideas, and discussion in the field of Porous Media. Electrolyte Melt Compositions for Low Temperature Molten Carbonate Thermocell Sathiyaraj Kandhasamy, Asbjørn Solheim, Signe Kjelstrup, and Geir Martin Haarberg Industrial processes for the production of metals and alloys by metallurgical and electrochemical methods generate a lot of waste

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The Computational Sciences Research Center from Beijing visited PoreLab in Trondheim and Oslo in June this year

  A delegation of nine visiting professors from the Beijing Computational Research Science Center (CRSC) visited PoreLab in Trondheim between June the 18th and 20th. They were visiting as well our colleagues from the Center of Excellence QuSpin. A workshop opened for all was organised on June the 19th. Here is the agenda:    

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PoreLab 1 year

The official Norwegian Centre of Excellence plaque was presented to Centre Director Alex Hansen from Senior Adviser Liv Furuberg from The Research Council of Norway. The seminar was official opened by the State Secretary Rebekka Borsch from Kunnskapsdepartementet (Norge). Researchers, students, representatives from NTNU and others showed up to celebrate PoreLab . Program 10:00: Alex Hansen, PoreLab Director. 10.05:

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PhD position within multi-physical modelling in cold climate engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (IBM) invites applicants for a three years PhD in a joint research project between the Geotechnical research group, the Road, Transport and Geomatics research group and the PoreLab Center of Excellence. The area of research is Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical modelling of soil behavior during freezing and thawing processes. The PhD

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Øivind Wilhelmsen is awarded the Research Council of Norway’s 2018 Prize for Young Research Scientists.

Wilhelmsen and his colleagues focus their research work on what occurs on and along surfaces, and how surficial properties can be exploited both in current and future technologies. This field will have major significance for the development of tomorrow’s energy systems. The results of the research carried out by Wilhelmsen and his colleagues will be

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The Interpore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers has been awarded to Dr. Qingwang Yuan

Dr. Qingwang Yuan is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. His research interests are in modeling of multicomponent, multiphase, multiscale flows in porous media with applications in enhanced oil recovery, reactive transport, non-Darcy flows, shale permeability, and hydraulic fracturing. Dr. Yuan has published 17 peer reviewed journal publications and 15 conference papers. He was a

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COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN BEIJING COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE RESEARCH CENTER AND NTNU

On November 21, the Director of the Beijing Computational Science Research Center (CSRC), Prof. Hai-Qing Lin, and Rector Gunnar Bovim, NTNU, signed a Cooperative Agreement for academic exchange and collaboration. PoreLab is strongly involved in this collaboration together with QuSpin, the second Centre of Excellence within the department of Physics, NTNU. The pictures show the

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