PoreLab is a Norwegian Center of Excellence created in 2017 and situated at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, and the University of Oslo (UiO). It focuses on the physics of porous media using experimental, theoretical and computational methods. It is led by six principal scientists from physics, chemistry and reservoir engineering.

Nanoscale Thermodynamics

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to Special Issues on Nanoscale Thermodynamics - Deadline: 31 December 2020

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Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to Special Issues on Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery - Deadline: 31 January 2021

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Science is Art, Art is Science

A virtual gallery tour in the beautiful world of PoreLab's research

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Invitation to the PoreLab course 1, “Theory and simulation of flow in complex media” (FYS 4465/FYS 9465 at UiO and KJ 8210 at NTNU)

The PoreLab course 1 on ” Theory and simulation of flows in complex media ” will be organized during the fall semester 2019. The courses are held in Oslo at the PoreLab video communication room in the Physics Building, University of Oslo, with a video connection in Trondheim from our meeting room at our PoreLab

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XXVI Sitges Conference on Statistical Mechanics, Sitges, 27-31 May 2019

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“. FacebookTwitterPrintLinkedinemail

Visit from Professor Majid Hassanizadeh, Managing Director InterPore, at PoreLab Trondheim

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

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Xin Wang, Director of Pore-Scale Imaging Lab, China, visits PoreLab Trondheim

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

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Eirik Flekkøy on the famous TV program “Brille”

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

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NTNU, through PoreLab and the Department of Structural Engineering, is a new partner of ERICA

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

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Delegation from H2020 EU funded project ERICA at PoreLab Trondheim

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

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