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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The Norwegian Chapter of InterPore

Its mission: create a platform for scientists and engineers involved in porous media studies in Norway

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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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PoreLab lecture with Dr. Bérénice Vallier from the University of Strasbourg, France, on December 14th.

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Dr. Bérénice Vallier from the University of Strasbourg, France When: Thursday December 14 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 Title: Influence

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PoreLab lecture with Prof. José S. Andrade Jr. , from the Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), Fortaleza, Brazil

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Prof. José S. Andrade Jr. , from the Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), Fortaleza, Brazil When: Wednesday December 13 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

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Lecture from Professor Berend Smit from EPFL on Big Data in Nanoporous Materials: Science beyond Understanding

Welcome to the lecture from Professor Berend Smit from EPFL on Big Data in Nanoporous Materials. The lecture is organized by Associate Professor Raffaela Cabriolu from the department of Physics, NTNU. Who: Prof. Berend Smit, Chemical Engineering at the School of Basic Sciences, EPFL, Switzerland. When: Thursday November 23 at 15:00 (Norway time). Where:  R8 (NTNU, Trondheim) Title: Big Data

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Last publication from Lanza et al. selected as Editor’s pick in Physics of Fluids

Congratulations to Federico Lanza, Santanu Sinha, Alex Hansen, Alberto Rosso and Laurent Talon. Their publication on “Transition from viscous fingers to foam during drainage in heterogeneous porous media” was considered as noteworthy by the editors, and was chosen to be promoted as an Editor’s Pick. Congratulations! Title: Transition from viscous fingers to foam during drainage

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PoreLab lecture with Associate Professor Cecilia Leal on structural complexity of lipid nanoparticles: implications for efficient gene delivery

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Associate Professor Cecilia Leal from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA When: Wednesday November 22 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

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PoreLab lecture with Professor Ian Frigaard from the University of British Columbia on Handling Uncertainty in the Squeeze Cementing Process

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Professor Ian Frigaard from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada When: Wednesday November 15 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 Title: Handling Uncertainty in the Squeeze Cementing Process

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PoreLab lecture with Dr. Marco De Paoli on multiscale modelling of convective mixing in confined porous media

Welcome to the next PoreLab lecture! Who: Dr. Marco De Paoli from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and TU Wien, Austria When: Tuesday November 14 at 13:00 (Norway time). Where: The lecture will be streamed live in Kelvin (Oslo) and the common room (Trondheim). From anywhere else, you will be able to join with the following Zoom

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