The 2023 winner of the Interpore-PoreLab award for young researchers is Dr. Pranay Shrestha, researcher at the University of Toronto, Canada. Pranay is working to advance sustainable energy technologies like fuel cells and the porous materials within them. Congratulations! Pranay received hid PhD degree from the University of Toronto in February 2023, working on “Experimental
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The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) has named Signe Kjelstrup, professor emerita of physical chemistry at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, as the laureate of the 2022 EFCE Michael L. Michelsen Award. The honor, previously called the Distinguished Lecture on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties, is conferred every two years by
Professor Signe Kjelstrup receives the InterPore Honorary Lifetime Membership Award 2022 – Congratulations!
The InterPore Honorary Lifetime Membership Award is reserved for individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to porous media science and technology, who are world-renowned in the porous media community, and whose contributions are consistent with the aims and ideals of InterPore. InterPore is pleased to announce that the Honorary Lifetime Membership Award 2022 goes to
Congratulations to Joachim! Joachim Falck Brodin was awarded the Martin Landrø prize for outstanding master thesis in physics from the Norwegian Physical Society (Norsk Fysisk Selskap – NFS). He received his prize on June 24th. The Martin Landrø prize for outstanding master thesis in physics was established by NFS in 2011 based on a gift
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
Congratulations to Tom! Tom Vincent-Dospital has been awarded the Prix de Thèse de l’Université de Strasbourg (i.e. the PhD Prize of the University of Strasbourg). This prize is awarded to 20 PhD fellows every year (out of ~ 500 PhD defended every year in the whole University). This is a great achievement! From time to
Professor Daniel Bonn of the University of Amsterdam was awarded the Physica Award 2021 by the Dutch Physical Society. Congratulations ! Professor Daniel Bonn is a member of the PoreLab Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). He is a well-know expert in soft matter. He contributed to the understanding of complex fluids. He contributed as well to many
This year InterPore reported having a large number of high-quality nominees leading to a strong competition, but the members of the Honors and Awards Committee have made their choice. The InterPore-PoreLab award for young researchers goes to Dr. Maja Rücker from the department of Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. Congratulations! Maja
The call for InterPore award nominations is now open and InterPore is looking for nominators of worthy candidates. Deadline for nominations is November 1, 2020.
Based on the recommendation of the Awards Committee of the International Society for Porous Media (InterPore), Dr. Hamed Aslannejad has been selected to receive the InterPore – PoreLab Award 2020 for Young Researchers. Congratulations! Hamed is a post-doc researcher at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. His current research concerns the interaction of water-based inks and
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
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
Dr. Tom Bultreys, winner 2019 of the InterPore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers – Congratulations!
Dr. Tom Bultreys, from Ghent University, Belgium, has contributed significantly to the field of pore-scale imaging and modeling. During his PhD, he developed a multi-scale network model to describe rocks with a very wide range of pore sizes. New concepts were developed, which have already found commercial applications. In his subsequent work at Imperial College,