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.

Nanoscale Thermodynamics - Invitation to submit

This is an Invitation to Submit Manuscripts to the Special Issue on Nanoscale Thermodynamics with Professor Signe Kjelstrup as Guest Editor. Deadline 22 June 2020. Nanomaterials is an Open Access Journal.

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Most downloaded paper

The paper from A. Hansen, S. Sinha, D. Bedeaux, S. Kjelstrup. M. Aa. Gjennestad and M. Vassvik: “Relations between Seepage Velocities in Immiscible, Incompressible Two-phase Flow in Porous Media” (2018) has become the most downloaded paper ever in Transport in Porous Media

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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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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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Atta-ul Monem Ayaz defends his PhD thesis at the University of Strasbourg on December 16

On Monday, December 16, 2019 Atta-ul Monem Ayaz will defend his thesis  titled “Experimental and numerical investigation of cluster morphologies and dynamic during biphasic flow in porous media”.  The thesis is a  joint Phd  thesis  between the University of Strasbourg and the University of Oslo through a Cotutelle-agreement.  The defense will take place at the

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Welcome to the thesis defense of Bahador Najafiazar on December 13th in Trondheim

Bahador Najafiazar – Department of Geoscience and Petroleum, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway Defence of Thesis: December 13th Bahador Najafaziar has submitted the following academic thesis as a part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Geoscience and Petroleum « HyGreGel: A new class of gel systems

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Presentation from Voxaya, specialist on 3D imaging and porous materials, at NTNU on Dec.3

Voxaya’ mission is to create efficient and easy-to-use software that aim at making 3D imaging technologies straightforward to the greatest number of users, engineers and researchers. Dr. Olivier Rodriguez, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer at Voxaya, is visiting NTNU on December 3rd and will give a presentation at 14:15, NTNU, Valgrinda, PTS1, room 162, on

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Publication about “Predicting Resistivity and Permeability of Porous Media Using Minkowski Functionals”

Per Arne Slotte, Carl Fredrik Berg and Hamid Hosseinzade Khanamiri released their last publication in “Transport in Porous Media”. volume 130, no.3, December 2019. Read the article here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11242-019-01363-2 Abstract: Predicting Resistivity and Permeability of Porous Media Using Minkowski Functionals | SpringerLink Permeability and formation factor are important properties of a porous medium that only depend on

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Welcome to the thesis defence of Reidun Aadland from PoreLab Trondheim on Dec 5.

Reidun Cecilie Grønfur Aadland – Department of Geoscience and Petroleum, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway Defence of Thesis: December 5th Reidun Cecilie Grønfur Aadland has submitted the following academic thesis as a part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Geoscience and Petroleum « Experimental Study

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EarthFlows Winter Seminar on Dec. 6th, Oslo

The EarthFlows research group at the department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, is hosting a short winter seminar for its network members on Friday, December 6th. Keynote speaker is Jérôme Weiss from the “Institut des Sciences de la Terre”, Grenoble, France.  The seminar is open for all who are interested. See the full program under. Time

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Oumuamua, the first known interstellar visitor to our solar system, is a dust bunny

Professor Eirik Flekkøy from PoreLab University of Oslo explains the nature of Oumuamua under Popular Science. Read the article here: https://www.popsci.com/story/space/oumuamua-not-aliens-maybe-dust/ More articles about Oumuamua available here: Interesting Engineering: https://interestingengineering.com/scientists-rule-out-aliens-as-the-explanation-for-oumuamua Newshub: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/11/interstellar-visitor-oumuamua-just-gets-stranger-and-stranger.html And in French: https://eost.unistra.fr/actualites/actualite/article/et-maintenant-les-moutons-dans-lespace-de-poussiere/ FacebookTwitterPrintLinkedinemail

Invitation to send abstract to the mini-symposia MS18 at InterPore 2020 Qingdao

Participants to the next InterPore2020 Conference, that will be held on May 25-28, 2019 in Qingdao, China, are invited to contribute an abstract to the mini symposium MS18 titled “Innovative methods for the characterization, monitoring, and in situ remediation of contaminated soils and aquifers“. See the session description below, also at https://events.interpore.org/event/23/page/154-minisymposia) Guidelines for abstract

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