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.

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to Special Issues on 1. Nanoscale Thermodynamics and 2. Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to the Specials Issues on: 1.Nanoscale Thermodynamics with Professor Signe Kjelstrup as Guest Editor. Deadline 22 June 2020. 2.Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery with Professor Ole Torsæter as Guest Editor. Deadline 20 August 2020. Nanomaterials is an Open Access Journal.

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NORDITA conference on Complexity in the Physics of Fracture

The upcoming conference on Complexity in the Physics of Fracture from May 4 to May 15, 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden is open for registration.

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GRC Conference on Flow and Transport in Permeable Media

Interactions Between Fluids, Elements, Materials, Energy and Life in Porous and Fractured Media - July 19 - 24, 2020 - Les Diablerets, Switzerland

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NEWLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Our Newly Published articles provide view of research, ideas, and discussion in the field of Porous Media. Electrolyte Melt Compositions for Low Temperature Molten Carbonate Thermocell Sathiyaraj Kandhasamy, Asbjørn Solheim, Signe Kjelstrup, and Geir Martin Haarberg Industrial processes for the production of metals and alloys by metallurgical and electrochemical methods generate a lot of waste

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Visitors to PoreLab

  Professor María Barragán Garciá from the Department of Applied Physics at the Complutense University of Madrid in Spain, is visiting PoreLab in Trondheim from August the 27th until September the 3rd, 2018. She is collaborating with Professor Signe Kjelstrup on the Work Package 5 (Thermodynamic Driving Forces) and is the co-supervisor for the PhD candidate

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The Computational Sciences Research Center from Beijing visited PoreLab in Trondheim and Oslo in June this year

  A delegation of nine visiting professors from the Beijing Computational Research Science Center (CRSC) visited PoreLab in Trondheim between June the 18th and 20th. They were visiting as well our colleagues from the Center of Excellence QuSpin. A workshop opened for all was organised on June the 19th. Here is the agenda:    

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PoreLab 1 year

The official Norwegian Centre of Excellence plaque was presented to Centre Director Alex Hansen from Senior Adviser Liv Furuberg from The Research Council of Norway. The seminar was official opened by the State Secretary Rebekka Borsch from Kunnskapsdepartementet (Norge). Researchers, students, representatives from NTNU and others showed up to celebrate PoreLab . Program 10:00: Alex Hansen, PoreLab Director. 10.05:

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PhD position within multi-physical modelling in cold climate engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (IBM) invites applicants for a three years PhD in a joint research project between the Geotechnical research group, the Road, Transport and Geomatics research group and the PoreLab Center of Excellence. The area of research is Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical modelling of soil behavior during freezing and thawing processes. The PhD

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