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 seven principal scientists from physics, chemistry and reservoir engineering.

PoreLab Lecture Series

Do you wish to receive the invitations to the PoreLab lectures? Contact Marie-Laure Olivier here: Marie-Laure.Olivier@ntnu.no

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk (#PorousMediaTTT)

Welcome to the Webinar series

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PoreLab Journal Club

The idea is for the juniors to present a recent paper with a short preparation time, Papers are then peer-reviewed by the group.

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PoreLab lecture with Assistant Professor  Benzhong (Robin) Zhao on April 17th

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Assistant Prof.  Benzhong (Robin) Zhao from McMaster University, Canada The expertise of Dr. Benzhong Zhao is within climate change mitigation, renewable energy, water security, energy storage, carbon storage, multiphase flow, porous media and electrochemistry When: Wednesday April 17th at 14:00 (Norway time). Where:  The lecture will be streamed in the Kelvin

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PoreLab Lecture with Dr. Joachim Mossige from RITMO-UiO on April 3rd, 2024

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Dr. Joachim Mossige, Postdoctoral Fellow – RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion (IMV), University of Oslo, Norway Joachim is an experimental fluid mechanician dedicated to everything that flows. He received his Ph.D. in microfluidics from the University of Oslo and was a postdoc at Stanford University

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Open PhD position in thermodynamics of ammonia-water mixtures at PoreLab NTNU

The Department of Chemistry at NTNU has a vacancy for a PhD Candidate in Thermodynamics of ammonia-water mixtures Read about the position here: PhD Candidate in Thermodynamics of ammonia-water mixtures (260372) | NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology (jobbnorge.no) Apply here: PhD Candidate in Thermodynamics of ammonia-water mixtures (260372) | NTNU – Norwegian

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PoreLab lecture with Dr Zhongzheng Wang from Queensland University of Technology on March 20th

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Dr Zhongzheng Wang from Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Dr Zhongzheng Wang is currently a Lecturer in the School of Mechanical, Medical & Process Engineering, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He completed the Cotutelle PhD Program from the University of Sydney and Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, after which he

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Njord seminar with Professor Jan Martin Nordbotten from the University of Bergen

Welcome to the next Njord seminar! Who: Professor Jan Martin Nordbotten, department of Mathematics, University of Bergen, Norway Jan Martin Nordbotten was the youngest ever to complete a PhD in Norway, and the third-youngest professor. He is currently part of the porous media research group in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Bergen. Nordbotten is a

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PoreLab lecture serie with Juan Hidalgo from The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Juan Hidalgo from The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain Juan Hidalgo is a researcher at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Barcelona, Spain. He does his

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PoreLab lecture serie with Prof. Ken Elder from Oakland University, USA

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Prof. Ken Elder, department of Physics, Oakland University, USA The research of Prof. Elder is devoted to understanding the complex structures or patterns that emerge in non-equilibrium phenomena. Such patterns are ubiquitous in nature, from double helix structures in DNA to the beautiful array of snowflake shapes. More recently

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PoreLab lecture with PhD candidate Harish Pruthviraj Jain from Njord Center

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Harish Pruthviraj Jain, PhD candidate at Njord center, UiO Harish started as a PhD at Njord Center at UiO on October 1st, 2023. His PhD is part of the CompSci-project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant. When: Wednesday

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InterPore2024: Conference grants are available!

InterPore is pleased to announce that InterPore Foundation would once again like to offer a number of conference grants to researchers from academic institutions from countries with low- or middle-income economies, as defined by the World Bank, and to graduate students. In addition to paying the conference registration fees, the InterPore Foundation will provide up to €500 per

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2024 Cargese summer school on “Flow and Transport in porous and fractured media: Linking life supporting functions of the subsurface across disciplines”

The 2024 Cargese summer school on “Flow and Transport in porous and fractured media: Linking life supporting functions of the subsurface across disciplines” will be held from June 11 to June 21 2024 at the Cargese Institute in Corsica, France: https://cargese2024.sciencesconf.org/ The program of the summer school is in preparation and will be available on February

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Open PhD position in Molecular Dynamic Simulations for Thermo-chemical Plastic Recycling

About the job Plastic pollution is a significant concern and drives the development of new recycling technologies. Food packaging is a main contributor to plastic waste due to its short lifespan. These package materials often consist of multilayer polymer films and composites. Once discarded, multipolymer materials cannot be sorted into the homogeneity needed for classical

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PoreLab lecture with Professor Joachim Mathiesen from the Niels Bohr Institute on January 24th

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Professor Joachim Mathiesen, head of Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark When: Wednesday 24th January at 13:00 (Norway time). Where: The lecture will be streamed in the Kelvin room (PoreLab Oslo) and in the common room (PoreLab Trondheim). From anywhere else, you will be able to join via the following Zoom link:https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09

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