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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Defence of thesis: Seunghan Song

Seunghan Song has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU): “Thermal processing of semiconductor alloy core glass fibers” Assessment Committee The Faculty of Natural Sciences has appointed the following Assessment Committee to assess the thesis: 1st opponent: Assistant Prof. Donguk Nam,  School

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Listen to Alex Hansen talking about Ethics and Open Access

Science Conversations @NTNU are web-based conversations between active researchers on different topics. On November 4th, Alex Hansen was invited to the webinar on Ethics and Open Access – important when publishing. Follow the webinar here Conversation topics at the webinar Open access to research results is a requirement from granting authorities both nationally and internationally. This

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Next Porous Media Tea Time Talk on November 30th

You are warmly invited to the last 2021 session of the Porous Media Tea Time Talks (#PorousMediaTTT) on Tuesday, November 30th at 17:00 CET on our YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/nTirOC2ht7c   The two presentations are: Evolution of Bentheimer sandstone wettability during cyclic scCO2-brine injections By: Anna Herring, Australian National University (Canberra, Australia) and Assessment of the potential CO2

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4th Interpore National Workshop on Porous Media, Bergen, December 1st, 2021

Remember the 4th Interpore National Workshop on Porous Media to be held in Bergen on December 1, 2021. More information about the program and registration can be found here: https://www.norceresearch.no/en/events/interpore-norway-4th-national-workshop The workshop is free of charge and open to all. But you need to register at the address above. Carl Fredrik Berg will give a

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PoreLab lecture on “Developing and applying new tools to understand how materials for Li and “beyond-Li” battery technologies function”

The next PoreLab lecture will take place on Thursday, November 25th at 14:00 (Oslo time). We will welcome Professor Clare P. Grey from the department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge. The title of her presentation is: Developing and applying new tools to understand how materials for Li and “beyond-Li” battery technologies function You will

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PoreLab lecture on Acoustic fluidization and remote earthquake triggering

The next PoreLab lecture will take place on Wednesday, November 24th at 1 PM (Oslo time). We will welcome the lecturer, Lucilla De Arcangelis, from the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Department of Engineering). You will be able to join with the following link: https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09 The title and abstract for this presentation are below: Acoustic

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Welcome to Hristina!

Hristina Dragovic joined the department of Energy and Process engineering at NTNU  in September 2021. Her PhD position is financed through the newly established project: “PredictCUI: prediction of water liquid and vapour migration for mitigating corrosion under insulation“. PredictCUI answers to the RCN’s Petromaks2 call for collaborative and knowledge-building projects. The project has been developed

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Defence of thesis: Louison Thorens

Louison Thorens will defend his thesis Unstable drainage of frictional fluids and magnetic control of the mechanical behavior of confined granular media for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor. Time and place: Nov. 17, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom/Kelvin (V317), Fysikkbygningen The PhD defence and trial lecture are partially digital and streamed using Zoom.  The chair of the defence will moderate the

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The deadline for InterPore Award nominations has been extended to November 15th

InterPore awards recognize researchers for excellence across disciplines and throughout varying career stages. The deadline for award nominations has been extended to November 15th. You can nominate candidates for the following awards: Honorary Lifetime Membership Award Kimberly-Clark Distinguished Lectureship Award InterPore Medal for Porous Media Research InterPore Award for Porous Media Research InterPore-PoreLab Award for

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PoreLab lecture on the penetration of intruders in granular media

The next PoreLab lecture will take place on Wednesday (20/10) at 1pm (Oslo time). As the lecturer, we will welcome Laciel Alonso Llanes, from the Universities of Havana (Department of Applied Physics) and Strasbourg (Institut Terre Et Environnement). You will be able to join with the following link: https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09 The title and abstract for this

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