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.

GeoScience and GeoEnergy Webinar Series

Organized every Thursday at 16:00 (CET)

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk (#PorousMediaTTT)

Welcome to the Webinar series

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Science is Art, Art is Science

A virtual gallery tour in the beautiful world of PoreLab's research

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PoreLab paper on “The Co-Moving Velocity in Immiscible Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media” published in TiPM

The important paper from Subhadeep Roy, Håkon Pedersen, Santanu Sinha & Alex Hansen was published in Transport in Porous Media in May 2022. Click on the following link to read it: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11242-022-01783-7#article-info Abstract: We present a continuum (i.e., an effective) description of immiscible two-phase flow in porous media characterized by two fields, the pressure and the saturation. Gradients in

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Defense of thesis: Michael Tobias Rauter

Defense of thesis 5 October: Michael Tobias Rauter – Faculty of Natural Sciences, NTNU Michael Tobias Rauter – THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY Michael Tobias Rauter has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU): Fluid Transport through Nanoporous Media in the Presence of

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PoreLab paper on “Non-Newtonian Rheology in a Capillary Tube with Varying Radius” published in TiPM

The paper from Federico Lanza, Alberto Rosso, Laurent Talon & Alex Hansen was accepted and published on August 27th, 2022, under Transport in Porous Media. Congratulations! Abstract: Fluid blobs in an immiscible Newtonian fluid flowing in a capillary tube with varying radius show highly nonlinear behavior. We consider here a generalization of previously obtained results to blobs of non-Newtonian

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2 open Postdoc positions at NTNU, on nano-scale molecular-dynamics and meso-scale simulations of friction

Postdoctoral Fellow in molecular-dynamics simulations of clay for sustainable stable ground We have a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Fellow in molecular-dynamics simulations of non-ideal superlubric contacts of 2D materials, in the Materials Group at Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. We are looking for you with a background in non-equilibrium molecular-dynamics, ideally, but not necessarily, with experience in

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PoreLab lecture with Prof. Sauro Succi on ‘From Softmat to Dropmat: computer explorations of droplet-based states of flowing matter’

Our guest, Prof. Sauro Succi, from IIT-CLNS, Harvard University and University College London, is visiting PoreLab at NTNU next week. He will present his research on “From Softmat to Dropmat: computer explorations of droplet-based states of flowing matter” on August 29th at 14:00 (Trondheim time) at PoreLab premises. The title and abstract for his presentation can

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The last article from Vilde Bråten and al. on “Equation of state for confined fluids” has been chosen as featured article and as science highlight by AIP

The last article from Vilde Bråten, Daniel Tianhou Zhang, Morten Hammer, Ailo Aasen, Sondre Schnell and Øivind Wilhelmsen, all members at PoreLab, on “Equation of state for confined fluids” has been chosen as Featured Article by the Journal of Chemical Physics. The journal wrote the following: “Editors felt that your article was one of the

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PoreLab paper on “All-fibre heterogeneously-integrated frequency comb generation using silicon core fibre” published in Nature Communication

The paper from Ursula Gibson on “All-fibre heterogeneously-integrated frequency comb generation using silicon core fibre” was accepted and published under Nature Communication. Congratulations! Abstract: Originally developed for metrology, optical frequency combs are becoming increasingly pervasive in a wider range of research topics including optical communications, spectroscopy, and radio or microwave signal processing. However, application demands

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PoreLab lecture with Associate Professor Saman Aryana on Transport and Phase Behavior in Multiscale Disordered Media

Our guest, Associate Professor Saman Aryana from the University of Wyoming, USA, is visiting PoreLab at NTNU this week. He will present his research on “Transport and Phase Behavior in Multiscale Disordered Media.” on June 16th at 14:00 (Trondheim time) at PoreLab premises. Saman’s interests lie primarily in the fundamental physics of flow instabilities and dynamics of

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Welcome to Yuequn!

Dr. Yuequn Fu joined PoreLab at UiO in June 2022 as Postdoctoral fellow. Yuequn has a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Qingdao University, and a Master degree in chemical engineering from the China University of Petroleum in Beijing. He got his PhD degree on “Atomistic insights to interfacial dynamics” from the Departement of Structural Engineering at

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FALL 2022/2023 COURSE: “EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN POROUS AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS” (FYS 4420/FYS9420 AT UIO)

PoreLab’s course ” Experimental techniques in porous and complex systems ” is traditionally offered in the fall semester each year and the school year 2022/2023 is no exception. The course is two-tiered and both, Ph.D. and master students are encouraged to take it. The code for the Ph.D. level is FYS9240. The master level code

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Prof. Signe Kjelstrup has been awarded with the Michael L. Michelsen award – Congratulation!

The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) has named Signe Kjelstrup, professor emerita of physical chemistry at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, as the laureate of the 2022 EFCE Michael L. Michelsen Award. The honor, previously called the Distinguished Lecture on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties, is conferred every two years by

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PoreLab paper on “Localised structuring of metal-semiconductor cores in silica clad fibres using laser-driven thermal gradients” published in Nature Communication

The paper from Seunghan Song and al.  on “Localised structuring of metal-semiconductor cores in silica clad fibres using laser-driven thermal gradients” was accepted and published under Nature Communications. Congratulations!  Abstract: The molten core drawing method allows scalable fabrication of novel core fibres with kilometre lengths. With metal and semiconducting components combined in a glass-clad fibre,

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PoreLab lecture on “Gas Diffusion Layers with Patterned Wettability for Next-generation Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells” by Dr. Antoni Forner Cuenca

PoreLab is pleased to host Dr. Antoni Forner Cuenca from TU Eindhoven on Wednesday 18th May for the next PoreLab lecture series. Antoni is a brilliant scientist in porous media and mainly works on new applications of the field such as Fuel cells, redox batteries and etc… When: Wednesday 18 May at 13:00 Where: Join Zoom

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