Defense of thesis: Michael Tobias Rauter

Defense of thesis 5 October: Michael Tobias Rauter – Faculty of Natural Sciences, NTNU


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 Phase Transitions

Assessment Committee

The Faculty of Natural Sciences has appointed the following Assessment Committee to assess the thesis:

·        Professor Rainer Helmig, University of Stuttgart, Germany

·        Professor Amparo Galindo, Imperial College London, UK

·        Professor Ingve Simonsen, Department of Physics, NTNU

Professor Ingve Simonsen has been appointed Administrator of the Committee. The Committee recommends that the thesis is worthy of being publicly defended for the PhD degree. 


The doctoral work has been carried out at the Department of Chemistry, where Professor Emerita Signe Helene Kjelstrup at Department of Chemistry has been the candidate’s supervisor. Associate Professor Sondre Kvalvåg Schnell at the department of Materials Science and Engineering and Professor Øivind Wilhelmsen at the department of Chemistry have been the candidate’s co-supervisors. 

Public trial lecture:

Time: 5 October at 10:15

Place: Defenseroom, Main Building, NTNU Gløshaugen

Prescribed subject: From molecular to Darcy scale – challenges and solution strategies

Public defence of the thesis:

Time: 5 October at 13:15

Place: Defenseroom, Main Building, NTNU Gløshaugen