Author Archives: PoreLab

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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Defense of thesis 19 October: Chuangxin Lyu – Additional information

Defence of Thesis 19th October: Chuangxin Lyu – Faculty of Engineering Chuangxin Lyu has submitted the following academic thesis as a part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering: Mechanical behavior of frozen saline clay: laboratory, field and numerical investigation   The Faculty

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Defense of thesis 19 October: Chuangxin Lyu

Defense of thesis 19 October – Faculty of Engineering Chuangxin Lyu, from the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU): Mechanical behavior of frozen saline clay: laboratory, field and numerical investigation Trial lecture and defenceThe

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The deadline to nominate candidates for the InterPore Awards is 1 November

The call for InterPore award nominations is now open. The deadline to nominate candidates for the InterPore Awards is 1 November. 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 Young Researchers Rien

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Nanomaterials: The Special Issue “Nanoscale Thermodynamics” is now online!

The Special Issue “Nanoscale Thermodynamics” is now online. Please check it via: https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/4021 This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Nanoscale Thermodynamics that was published in Nanomaterials Editor: Prof. Signe Kjelstrup (PoreLab, NTNU) Pages: 168 Published: July 2021 Download pdf here >> This Special Issue concerns the development of a theory for energy conversion on the

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PoreLab lecture on Multiscale contact mechanics for rough surfaces with applications to fluid flow at interfaces

On Wednesday 22 September at 1pm (Oslo time) will be our next Porelab Lecture. (Please note the change in time compared to our last two lectures.) You will be able to join with the following link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74291512513?pwd=Y0JFNkNTamRTR2JQTHcxTnkxcXVFUT09 As the lecture, we will there welcome Bo N. J. Persson, from Multiscale Consulting and the Peter Grünberg

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Introduction to X-Ray & CT using Nikon CT equipment for Universities and research facilities

The reservoir laboratory at the department of Geoscience and petroleum engineering, NTNU has received the new mCT scanner, Nikon XT H 225. You are invited to an online presentation given by Lauren Enghien, application engineering manager from Nikon, Belgium. Title: Introduction to X-Ray & CT using Nikon CT equipment for Universities and research facilities When:

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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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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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