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 five principal scientists from physics, chemistry and reservoir engineering.

NTNU, through PoreLab and the Department of Structural Engineering, is a new partner of ERICA

We are very pleased to announce that NTNU, through PoreLab and the Department of Structural Engineering, was approved as Partner in ERICA by the EU project officer. ERICA is an MSCA ITN (MSCA-ITN-2017 – Innovative Training Networks) project funded under the programme H2020-EU.1.3.1. – Fostering new skills by means of excellent initial training of researchers. ERICA is

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Welcome to Salem Akarri, new PhD candidate at PoreLab Trondheim

Salem Saaed Akarri joined PoreLab Trondheim on April 1st, 2019, as PhD candidate. His PhD is related to WP6 (Microfluidics and field studies) under the Geoscience and Petroleum department of NTNU. Salem has a master’s degree in Reservoir Engineering and Petrophysics from NTNU, 2018, and a Bachelor of science from King Fahd University of Petroleum

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A delegation from Delft University visited PoreLab Trondheim on March the 14 and 15th

On March the 14th and 15th, 2019, a delegation from the Engineering Thermodynamics group from the University of Delft, the Netherlands, visited PoreLab Trondheim The purpose of the visit was to explore a new definition of the pressure of porous media proposed by Galteland et al., in a new type of porous media, namely zeolites.

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Delegation from H2020 EU funded project ERICA at PoreLab Trondheim

On March the 7 and 8th, 2019, PoreLab Trondheim organised a workshop with members of the ERICA network. ERICA stands for “Engineered calcium-silicate-hydrates for applications” and is a project of the type MSCA-ITN-ETN – European Training Networks financed by EU H2020. It is coordinated by the University of Surrey. The NTNU wishes to become partner in the

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Welcome to Verónica Pérez Chávez, Professor from CETYS University, México

Professor Verónica Pérez Chávez from CETYS University of México is coming to PoreLab Trondheim as guest researcher from March 2019 and up to one year. Professor Pérez Chávez holds a PhD in Physical Optics from the Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada (CICESE). Her activities at PoreLab will be related to wave

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SINTEF Petroleum Conference 2019 – 19/20 March 2019 – Trondheim

The SINTEF Petroleum Conference 2019 is organised this year on March the 19th and 20th at the Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel in Trondheim. The topic of his year is: Sharing knowledge in the digital upstream industry. Registration here. More information here Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/2131668773751155/ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6496047438854389760 FacebookTwitterGoogle+PrintLinkedinemail

Dr. Tom Bultreys, winner 2019 of the InterPore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers – Congratulations!

Dr. Tom Bultreys, from Ghent University, Belgium, has contributed significantly to the field of pore-scale imaging and modeling. During his PhD, he developed a multi-scale network model to describe rocks with a very wide range of pore sizes. New concepts were developed, which have already found commercial applications. In his subsequent work at Imperial College,

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Are you interested about research opportunities in China?

Lin CHEN, Professor at the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, invites PoreLab postdoctor or young researchers interested with research opportunities in China to apply to the NSFC. If you are interested, please read the conditions below or here. You can take contact with Professor Lin CHEN here: Tel./Fax: +86)-10-8254-5735 Email: chenlinpku06@163.com chenlin2018@iet.cn

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Welcome to Michael Rauter, new PhD candidate at PoreLab Trondheim!

  Michael joined the PoreLab team on February the 1st as PhD candidate. He holds a Master degree within Process Engineering with a focus on Chemical & Electrochemical engineering and Device & Plant engineering from the University of Stuttgart in Germany. He graduated in December 2018. The focus of his studies was on numerical methods/simulation

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Visitor to PoreLab: Welcome to Professor Alain Gibaud

  Professor Alain Gibaud, from Le Mans Université, France, will visit PoreLab Trondheim and give a presentation entitled “Small angle x-ray analysis of mesoporous silica thin films” on January the 29th at 13:00 in our main area (PTS2, 2nd floor)   Abstract: Small angle x-ray analysis of mesoporous silica thin films Alain Gibaud Le MANS Université, IMMM, UMR 6283

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