Professor Eirik Flekkøy from PoreLab University of Oslo explains the nature of Oumuamua under Popular Science. Read the article here: https://www.popsci.com/story/space/oumuamua-not-aliens-maybe-dust/ More articles about Oumuamua available here: Interesting Engineering: https://interestingengineering.com/scientists-rule-out-aliens-as-the-explanation-for-oumuamua Newshub: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/11/interstellar-visitor-oumuamua-just-gets-stranger-and-stranger.html And in French: https://eost.unistra.fr/actualites/actualite/article/et-maintenant-les-moutons-dans-lespace-de-poussiere/
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Participants to the next InterPore2020 Conference, that will be held on May 25-28, 2019 in Qingdao, China, are invited to contribute an abstract to the mini symposium MS18 titled “Innovative methods for the characterization, monitoring, and in situ remediation of contaminated soils and aquifers“. See the session description below, also at https://events.interpore.org/event/23/page/154-minisymposia) Guidelines for abstract
Dr. Marcel Moura, Researcher at PoreLab Oslo, was a special guest for an hour-long radio program in Brazil on October 29th. He was interviewed in relation with recent oil spill along the Brazilian coasts. Brazil is going through a tremendous environmental disaster: more than 2000 km of its pristine beaches have been affected by a
Davood Dadrasajirlou, PhD candidate at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NTNU, joined our PoreLab team at NTNU. Davood started his PhD in July 2019. He is working on thermodynamic of deformable soft clays. The topic of his project can be connected to WP2 (deformable porous media) and WP5 (thermodynamic driving forces). His
From left to right: Miguel Rubi, Alex Hansen, Signe Kjelstrup, Daan Frenkel, Erika Eiser,and Dick Bedeaux (picture: Marie-Laure Olivier) The distinguished scientist selected for the Onsager professorship this year is Daan Frenkel from the University of Cambridge. He received the Onsager silver medal on Nov.7, and gave the lecture “Entropy and complex assembly” in front
PhD candidate Xidong Wang PhD candidate Xidong Wang from Qingdao, China, will stay with us at PoreLab Trondheim during one year. He arrived on October 29th. Xidong started his PhD in 2016 at the China University of Petroleum and works on geological resources and engineering. His project’s title is: “Pore structure characterization by machine learning procedures”
Toulouse Biotechnology Institute is recruiting a Researcher on wide-scope eco-design for biotechnology and bioeconomy. This is a permanent position. One of our partners is recruiting a researcher permanent position. Find the job offer below: Job offer here >> TBI webpage here >>
Dr. Shaltiel Eloul Dr. Shaltiel Eloul, post-doc researcher at the department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK, is coming to PoreLab Trondhim for 1 week, from October 28th to November 5th. Shaltiel is working with Professor Daan Frenkel. He is invited to Trondheim as part of the Onsager Professor position for Daan. Welcome!
Visit from Professor Peter Daivis to PoreLab Trondheim – From left to right: Bjørn Hafskjold, Dick Bedeaux, Miguel Rubi, Peter Daivis, Signe Kjelstrup, Faezeh Pousaneh, Olav Galteland, Astrid de Wijn, Michael Rauter Professor Peter Daivis, Department of Physics at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia, visited PoreLab on September 30 – October 4, 2019.
The Onsager Lecture with Professor Daan Frenkel from Cambridge University is planned on November 7th from 14 to 15:00 in the auditorium F6 (Gamle Fysikk, Gløshaugen, NTNU, Trondheim) Welcome! Title: Entropy and Complex Self-Assembly. Abstract: A holy grail of nano-technology is to create truly complex, multi-component structures by self-assembly. Thus far, much of the experimental work has