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 six principal scientists from physics, chemistry and reservoir engineering.

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to Special Issues on 1. Nanoscale Thermodynamics and 2. Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to the Specials Issues on: 1.Nanoscale Thermodynamics with Professor Signe Kjelstrup as Guest Editor. Deadline 22 June 2020. 2.Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery with Professor Ole Torsæter as Guest Editor. Deadline 20 August 2020. Nanomaterials is an Open Access Journal.

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NORDITA conference on Complexity in the Physics of Fracture

The upcoming conference on Complexity in the Physics of Fracture from May 4 to May 15, 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden is open for registration.

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GRC Conference on Flow and Transport in Permeable Media

Interactions Between Fluids, Elements, Materials, Energy and Life in Porous and Fractured Media - July 19 - 24, 2020 - Les Diablerets, Switzerland

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Visit of Dr. Tom Bultrey, winner of the 2019 InterPore – PoreLab Award for young researchers, at PoreLab Trondheim

Dr. Tom Bultrey, winner of the 2019 InterPore-PoreLab award for young researchers, came for a short visit in PoreLab Trondheim in the period 13-17 January 2020. He came to visit different PoreLab teams and to scope out specific collaborative projects. The program for his visit can be found here. A workshop was organised on January 13th, 2020, in his

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CSC2I – Spring course on Corrosion Science & Corrosion Control for Infrastructure, TU Delft, The Netherlands

  CSC2I Spring course from 30 March – 3 April 2020, TU Delft, The Netherlands The course on Corrosion Science & Corrosion Control for Infrastructure (CSC2I) www.csc2i.tudelft.nl is an interdisciplinary course, encompassing fundamental aspects of corrosion science & technology, corrosion control and materials science for civil engineering. The course targets material classes as metals & alloys, concrete,

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Read about the heat effects in Lithium ion batteries in the last publication from Gunnarshaug et al. here

Lithium ion batteries are used to store and produce electric energy. During the charging- and discharging processes, net heat is released or adsorbed in the battery. Temperature is one of the most important factors for battery ageing. In this study we are seeking a fundamental understanding of one of the heat effects, the reversible heat

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A new paper explores the stability of droplets, bubbles and films in pores

PhD candidate Magnus Aa. Gjennestad (PoreLab/NTNU) and Senior Researcher/Professor Øivind Wilhelmsen (SINTEF/PoreLab/NTNU) recently published the paper “Thermodynamic stability of droplets, bubbles and thick films in open and closed pores” in Fluid Phase Equilibria. In this work, a thermodynamic description was developed to study the stability of droplets, bubbles and films of water in a pore. For a particular set of conditions,

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A new research project on Ultrasound-Mediated Transport of Nanoparticles in Tissue, developed in collaboration with PoreLab

The FRIPRO project, entitled “Ultrasound-mediated transport of nanoparticles in tissue: A predictive model” and developed by Professor Catharina de Lange Davies, associated member to PoreLab, has received funding from the Norwegian Research Council. This is a main accomplishment! The project can be summarized as follow: A prerequisite for successful cancer chemotherapy is that the drugs

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PredictCUI: A new Knowledge-building Project developed in collaboration with PoreLab

The competence building project “PredictCUI: Prediction of water liquid and vapour migration for mitigating corrosion under insulation” has received funding by the Norwegian Research Council. Here, Prof. Alex Hansen and Prof. Øivind Wilhelmsen from Porelab will collaborate with researchers from SINTEF Energy Research and the industry to deal with one of the major challenges at

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Welcome to the thesis defence of Jonas Kjellstadli on December 17th

17 December: Jonas Tøgersen Kjellstadli – Faculty of Natural Sciences PHD TRIAL LECTURE AND PUBLIC DEFENCE JONAS TØGERSEN KJELLSTADLI – THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS Jonas Tøgersen Kjellstadli has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU): “Local versus Equal Load Sharing in the

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Open position: PhD DeepScale

PhD position (DeepScale) The department of Chemical Engineering at NTNU, in association with our partner, SINTEF, is recruiting a PhD student within the KPN project: DeepScale – Deep Geothermal flow assurance project, cost-efficient scale handling and heat fluid robustness. Find the job offer here: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/178631/phd-position-deepscale Supervisor: Tore Haug-Warberg at the Department of Chemical Engineering. Deadline is

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PoreLab at the NTNU Team Hydrogen Annual Workshop

During the NTNU Team Hydrogen Annual Workshop organised on December 2nd and 3rd, 2019, which with was done in collaboration with Queen’s University, Ni Electro Can, CANOPENER and ENERSENCE, PhD student Marco Sauermoser from PoreLab Trondheim presented a poster with the title “Flow Field Patterns for Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells”. The poster summarized

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