Alex, Signe and Dick were plenary speakers at the XXVI Sitges conference on Statistical Mechanics this year. Dick and Signe hold a presentation on “Hill’s Nano-thermodynamics Reproduces Gibbs’ Thermodynamics for Curved Surfaces” and Alex’ presentation was about “A Statistical Mechanics for Flow in Porous Media“.
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Professor Majid Hassanizadeh, Managing Director at InterPore and Professor of Hydrogeology at Utrecht University, is coming to PoreLab Trondheim on June 18th. He will give a total of 14 hours course speaking about “Fundamentals of multiphase flow in porous media – From the molecular scale to the REV scale – Averaging-thermodynamic approach for development of
3 positions are now opened at PoreLab – Oslo PhD in experimental porous media physics Deadline: 28 May 2019 Researcher in Porous Media Physics Deadline: 30 May 2019 Researcher position in Steady State Porous Media Flow Deadline: 30 May 2019
On Tuesday 30th April Xin Wang, Director of Pore-scale Imaging Lab, Qingdao City, China, visited PoreLab Trondheim. The purpose of the visit was to probe for possible collaborations with our laboratory. Both Wang and representatives from PoreLab had presentations of work, and Wang had a laboratory tour of our reservoir lab, the SINTEF reservoir lab
Professor Eirik Grude Flekkøy was invited on April 23rd to participate to the famous Norwegian TV program, “Brille”, on TV Norge. “Brille” is a studio-based quiz program combining humor and science and presented by Harald Eia. You can watch the program under Dplay here: https://www.dplay.no/programmer/brille Eirik is interviewed during the last part of the program (scroll
Olav Galteland, Dick Bedeaux, Signe Kjelstrup, Bjørn Hafskjold and Alex Hansen explain how the activities at PoreLab could help with the prediction of mudslides. Read the article (in Norwegian) here
We are very pleased to announce that NTNU, through PoreLab and the Department of Structural Engineering, was approved as Partner in ERICA by the EU project officer. ERICA is an MSCA ITN (MSCA-ITN-2017 – Innovative Training Networks) project funded under the programme H2020-EU.1.3.1. – Fostering new skills by means of excellent initial training of researchers. ERICA is
Salem Saaed Akarri joined PoreLab Trondheim on April 1st, 2019, as PhD candidate. His PhD is related to WP6 (Microfluidics and field studies) under the Geoscience and Petroleum department of NTNU. Salem has a master’s degree in Reservoir Engineering and Petrophysics from NTNU, 2018, and a Bachelor of science from King Fahd University of Petroleum
The 3rd edition of the PoreLab Junior Forum took place in the Physics Department at the University of Oslo on March 21st, 2019. Agenda is available here: Program_JF3. The day started at 12 with the lunch, followed by a social event and ended with a dinner. After the scientific part of the forum was completed, the juniors
Giulio Fossati, Master student in Nuclear Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (Italia) joined us at PoreLab Trondheim today, March 19, and for 6 months. Giulio did his bachelor in Energy Engineering in 2017 and is now concluding his Master in Nuclear System Physic. He is coming to PoreLab to do his master thesis together with
On March the 14th and 15th, 2019, a delegation from the Engineering Thermodynamics group from the University of Delft, the Netherlands, visited PoreLab Trondheim The purpose of the visit was to explore a new definition of the pressure of porous media proposed by Galteland et al., in a new type of porous media, namely zeolites.
Diego Kingston, PhD candidate, from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, will spend 2 months with us at PoreLab Trondheim. He arrived today on March the 14th, 2019. Diego has a master in chemical engineering from the University of Buenos Aires from 2012. He started a PhD in June 2014 on the following subject: Entropy
On March the 7 and 8th, 2019, PoreLab Trondheim organised a workshop with members of the ERICA network. ERICA stands for “Engineered calcium-silicate-hydrates for applications” and is a project of the type MSCA-ITN-ETN – European Training Networks financed by EU H2020. It is coordinated by the University of Surrey. The NTNU wishes to become partner in the
Professor Verónica Pérez Chávez from CETYS University of México is coming to PoreLab Trondheim as guest researcher from March 2019 and up to one year. Professor Pérez Chávez holds a PhD in Physical Optics from the Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada (CICESE). Her activities at PoreLab will be related to wave
The SINTEF Petroleum Conference 2019 is organised this year on March the 19th and 20th at the Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel in Trondheim. The topic of his year is: Sharing knowledge in the digital upstream industry. Registration here. More information here Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/2131668773751155/ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6496047438854389760