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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Open Post Doctoral Researcher position in Theory and Molecular Basis of Viscosity of Fluids

The Materials Group at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from NTNU has a vacancy for a researcher position. The project is about understanding and modelling the viscosity of complex fluids, particularly polar fluids, ionic liquids, and electrolyte solutions. For an idea of what this project is about: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2003.11335 Find the advertisement here:  https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/183942/researcher-in-theory-and-molecular-basis-of-viscosity-of-fluids Deadline: 19.04.2020

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PoreLab Lecture series with Dhrubaditya Mitra from NORDITA

Welcome to the PoreLab Lecture series with Dhrubaditya MITRA from NORDITA, Stockholm University and KTH, Stockholm, Sweden.! During this corona time, join us via Zoom with the following link: https://zoom.us/j/234939343 Title : Hydrodynamics with balls : Rheology and transport Abstract: We teach our students mostly about Newtonian fluids, but most of the fluids that we

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Seminar with Prof. Carlos Vega and Dr. Thijs van Westen – 26 March 2020 – NTNU Gløshaugen Varmeteknisk C201

You are invited to follow a series of lectures, Thursday 26th of March, Gløshaugen Varmeteknisk C201. The lectures are held by the opponents of the PhD defence of Ailo Aasen, 28th of March. The schedule is as follows: 10.00: Prof. Carlos Vega, Complutense University of Madrid: Simulations of water: challenges after fifty years 11.00: Dr.

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15th International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Porous Media

The 15th International Bologna Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Porous Media (MRPM15) will be hosted from Monday August 24th to Friday August 28th 2020 by Nofima in Tromsø, Norway. The 16th Colloquium on Mobile Magnetic Resonance (CMMR16) will be part of the conference. The conference will take place at the Scandic Ishavshotel located in the center of Tromsø. For

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Read about stretching and breaking of PEO nanofibres in the last article from Eivind Bering and Astrid de Wijn

Read the last manuscript from Eivind Bering and Astrid de Wijn in Soft Matter here: DOI: 10.1039/D0SM00089B Title:  Stretching and breaking of PEO nanofibres. A classical force field and ab-initio simulation study Abstract: The burgeoning development of nanotechnology is allowing us to construct more and more nanoscale systems in the real world that used to

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2 PhD positions are available at PoreLab

Both PhD students will work on the project “Ultrasound-mediated transport of nanoparticles in tissue: Creating a predictive model combining theory, simulations and experiments” funded by the Research Council of Norway. The first PhD student will be working experimentally and the other one working on simulations and modelling. It is expected that the 2 PhDs collaborate

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The winner of the InterPore – PoreLab Award for young researchers in 2020 is Hamed Aslannejad

Based on the recommendation of the Awards Committee of the International Society for Porous Media (InterPore), Dr. Hamed Aslannejad has been selected to receive the InterPore – PoreLab Award 2020 for Young Researchers. Congratulations! Hamed is a post-doc researcher at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. His current research concerns the interaction of water-based inks and

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RILEM Multi-scale Modelling Course for Concrete (MMC2) 2020

MMC2 5 October – 9 October 2020 The RILEM Multi-scale Modelling Course for Concrete (MMC2) provides the opportunity for participants to become familiar with modelling cementitious materials at four levels of detail. Different ways of schematization and numerical approaches are considered to simulate the chemical, physical and mechanical behaviour of cementitious materials. The main back-bone

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