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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Open researcher position in Computational methods for immiscible two-phase flow in porous media at PoreLab

Job description Position as researcher (Position code (SKO) 1109) in Porous Media Physics is available at PoreLab – Center of Excellence – at the Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway. The position is for a period of three years, with starting date as soon as possible. More about the position The position will be focused

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Joachim Brodin has been awarded the Martin Landrø prize for outstanding master thesis in physics

Congratulations to Joachim! Joachim Falck Brodin was awarded the Martin Landrø prize for outstanding master thesis in physics from the Norwegian Physical Society (Norsk Fysisk Selskap – NFS). He received his prize on June 24th.  The Martin Landrø prize for outstanding master thesis in physics was established by NFS in 2011 based on a gift

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Ailo Aasen has been awarded the EFCE Thermodynamics and Transport Properties Prize for his PhD thesis

Congratulations to Ailo! Ailo Aasen’s PhD thesis has been awarded the Excellence Award in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties from the European Federation of Chemical Engineers (EFCE). His supervisors were Prof. Øivind Wilhelmsen (PoreLab) and Dr. Morten Hammer (SINTEF Energy Research). This prize is awarded to one PhD thesis every other year. The thesis is entitled

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Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery

The Special Issue reprint book “Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery” has been published online and is freely accessible on the MDPI Books platform (https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/3891). The reprint book will be listed in the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), Google Books and WorldCat and is available through several distribution platforms, e.g., Amazon. Furthermore, the book

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FALL 2021/2022 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 2021/2022 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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The PoreLab exhibition is exposed during 2 weeks in front of the city hall in Oslo, Norway

We are delighted to announce that the PoreLab Art Exhibition has finally gained the streets of Oslo!   In the past few months we have collected many of our most beautiful images from experiments and simulations to set up a virtual porous media art gallery (https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/1051366/the-art-of-porous-media). Now, with the slow reopening of the society, we

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PoreLab lecture on Frictional fluid flow shaped by viscous and capillary forces

PoreLab is pleased to announce the PoreLab Lecture this Wednesday (May 19th) at 13:00 (Central Europe) on Zoom. To join, please follow the link below the abstract or add this event to your calendar by opening the attached calendar ics-file. When: 19 May 2021 at 13:00 (CET) Where: online (see below) Title: Frictional fluid flow

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk

The Porous Media Tea Time Talk team is happy to invite you to the next Tea Time Talk on May 18th at 15:00 on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLNxQbBgh0M   The two presentations are:     Towards bottom-up design of porous electrode microstructures for redox flow batteries      By: Maxime van der Heijden, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands   Computational

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Read more about Review-Reversible Heat Effects in Cells Relevant for Lithium-Ion Batteries in the last publication from Gunnarshaug et al.

Title: Review—Reversible Heat Effects in Cells Relevant for Lithium-Ion Batteries Authors: Astrid F. Gunnarshaug, Preben J. S. Vie and Signe Kjelstrup Publication here: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1149/1945-7111/abfd73 Published : 13 May 2021 Journal: Journal of the The Electrochemical Society, Volume 168, Number 5 Abstract: We review measurements of reversible heat effects in lithium-ion batteries, i.e. entropy changes and Seebeck coefficients of

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GeoScience and GeoEnergy webinar series

A GeoScience and GeoEnergy webinar series is organized every Thursday at 16:00 (CET). The YouTube channel of this webinar series, which Hadi Hajibeygi (TU Delft) co-hosts with Sebastian Geiger of Heriot-Watt University is available here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoIW2njFBhPNDlNFdF8Z9uA Featured speakers have included Martin Blunt (Imperial College London), Steffen Berg (Shell) and Maja Rücker (TU Eindhoven, and winner

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