About InterPore Awards – Deadline: 15 November 2019

InterPore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers

(formerly Fraunhofer Award for Young Researchers)

The International Society for Porous Media, InterPore, on behalf of PoreLab announces a Young Researcher Award in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of porous media from a fundamental point of view. The research may be theoretical, computational, or experimental.

Award winners will be given a stipend of 1500 Euro per month for up to three months in residence at PoreLab, either at the NTNU or the University of Oslo. PoreLab will pay the travel and housing expenses connected with the stay.

Nominees must be PhD students or Postdoc researchers who obtained the PhD degree no longer than 3 years before the award nomination deadline and must be an InterPore member.

The nominee must declare that he/she is able and willing to spend a total of three months in the course of 2019-2020 with the PoreLab in Norway. A detailed commitment from the awardee (including the agenda of the visits to PoreLab agreed with PoreLab) must be submitted to InterPore before the Award Ceremony during the InterPore meeting; the conferral of award will occur only if such a commitment is provided.

Nomination packages should include: a full CV of the candidate, a nomination letter (maximum length two pages) including explicit reference to the contributions to the field, up to two additional supporting letters (maximum length two pages), and related documentation (publications, reports) supporting the nomination. The nominator must be a member of InterPore.

Nomination packages should be submitted to nomination@interpore.org 

Deadline for submission of complete nomination package: November 15 of each year.

Procter & Gamble Award for Porous Media Research

The InterPore Procter and Gamble Award for Porous Media Research is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to topics related to swelling porous media, very thin porous media, and modelling of interfaces between porous media. The award includes both €5,000, an award certificate, and InterPore rosette.

Nomination packages should include:

A nomination letter (maximum length two pages) including explicit reference to contributions to the aforementioned topics, up to three supporting letters (maximum length two pages), copies of related publications (in electronic format) supporting the contributions of the nominee to the aforementioned topics, a full CV of the nominee (maximum length two pages), including a full publication list. A specific requirement is that these contributions should have been published in the last five years preceding the year of nomination. Nominee and nominator must be members of InterPore.

Nomination packages should be submitted to nomination@interpore.org

Deadline for submission of complete nomination package: November 15 of each year.

InterPore Award for Excellence in Porous Media Research

InterPore Award for Excellence in Porous Media Research

The InterPore Award for Excellence in Porous Media Research is given to mid-career researchers in recognition of outstanding research in general porous media, with emphasis over the last five years. We welcome applications that demonstrate significant theoretical, experimental and/or modelling advances in understanding of problems involving natural and/or industrial porous media.


This award will be given to only one individual per year. The award consists of a certificate, a travel grant of €1,000 for participation in the next InterPore Meeting and Conference, and InterPore rosette.

Nomination packages should include:

  • a nomination letter (maximum length two pages) including explicit reference to contributions of the nominee to porous media research during the last five years (not counting the current year),
  • up to three supporting letters (maximum length two pages)
  • copies of related publications (in electronic format) that have appeared in the last five years
  • a two-page CV of the nominee, and a full publication list.


Nomination packages should be submitted to nomination@interpore.org


Nominee and nominator must be members of InterPore. This is not required of those who write letters of support.

Deadline for submission of complete nomination package: November 15th of each year

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