Author Archives: PoreLab

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:

Read More

InterPore2018 New Orleans

May 14-17 most of PoreLab are going to New Orleans for the InterPore annual meeting. This is the biggest and most important conference for Porous Media science in the world. Postdoctoral fellow Marcel Moura will be organizing a career event there, he is the chair of their Student Affairs Committee, and professor Alex Hansen is

Read More

Cooperation Norway – China

Norway’s Minister of Research and Higher Education, Iselin Nybø, is leading a huge delegation of university leaders and scientists on a visit to Beijing and Shanghai, to deepen Norwegian-Chinese research cooperation. The visit is being hosted by China’s Minister of Science and Technology, Wang Zhigang. The scale of the delegation is unprecedented – Nybø is being

Read More

1st PoreLab Junior Forum

The 1St PoreLab Junior Forum took place in the Physics Department, University of Oslo, in March 8th and 9th. The main goal of the forum was to bring together the community of PhDs, PostDocs and early career researchers of PoreLab into a single venue, with the objective of allowing them to better know each other

Read More

NEWLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Our Newly Published articles provide view of research, ideas, and discussion in the field of Porous Media. Origin of Pseudo-Stability in Stress-Induced Damage Evolution Processes Jonas T. Kjellstadli, Eivind Bering, Srutarshi Pradhan, Alex Hansen In this work we demonstrate that during a stress-induced damage evolution process where the stress field depends on the spatial structure

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Newly published articles

Our Newly Published articles provide view of research, ideas, and discussion in the field of Porous Media. Rheology of High-Capillary Number Flow in Porous Media The hydrodynamics of real things very often happens at small scale, i.e. in a porous medium. This is the case in a wide variety of biological, geological and technological systems

Read More

Christmas seminar at PoreLab Oslo

The Oslo hub of PoreLab finished its 2017 series of seminars with a special Christmas talk by Marcel Moura last Wednesday, 13th of December, at the University of Oslo. The talk included a direct measurement of the surface tension of gløgg (non-alcoholic gløgg has a much higher surface tension than the alcoholic counterpart), a very

Read More

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

Read More

Cooperative Agreement Signed between Beijing Computational Science Research Center and the University of Oslo

On November 21, the Director of the Beijing Computational Science Research Center (CSRC), Prof. Hai-Qing Lin, and Prof. Eirik Grude Flekkøy, University of Oslo, signed a Cooperative Agreement for academic exchange and collaboration. The pictures show the ceremonial signature of our agreement. CSRC is a multidisciplinary fundamental research organization under the auspices of the Chinese

Read More

PoreLab welcomes researcher Renaud Toussaint

It gives us great pleasure to announce Renaud Toussaint, University of Strasbourg, as a new member of the centre, where he will hold a researcher II position. His background is originally on theoretical physics, with through the years interests shifting towards complex systems in earth science, and the addition of computational techniques and experimental work

Read More

IUPAP’s General Assembly

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics is in some sense the “Physics United Nations.”  Alex Hansen is participating at the triannual General Assembly (October 9-13, 2017) in Sao Paulo as outgoing vice president at large.  IUPAP President Bruce McKellar has just written this article for Physics Today describing what IUPAP is doing: Commentary: International

Read More

InterPore Newsletter

InterPore Newsletter 2017 introduce PoreLab as the newest institutional members of Interpore. InterPore offers institutional membership to academic institutes, national labs, or industrial companies. Currently, InterPore has more than 45 institutional members (see www.interpore.org/activities/institutional-members). PoreLab is now an institutional member, even though it is not a university or national lab.

Scroll Up