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

Nanomaterials - Special Issue

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Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery

Nanomaterials - Special Issue

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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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Alex Hansen’s lecture about “Localization and lifetime distribution of stretched polymers” at FRACMEET 2021

Professor Alex Hansen was invited speaker and gave today, March 9th, an online lecture about “Localization and lifetime distribution of stretched polymers” at FRACMEET 2021 (Understanding Material Failure: One hundred years of Griffith’s theory). Watch his lecture here on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-q_lcNOGQY by scrolling until 42:30 (lecture stops at 1:42:00) About FRACMEET 2021: Understanding material failure,

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PoreLab lecture on the Use of Nanoparticles (non-reactive or reactive) to Impact Flow and Entrapment of Fluids in Porous Media – A Pore-scale Discussion

Welcome to the PoreLab Lecture this Wednesday (March 10th) at 17:00 (Central Europe) on Zoom. To join, please follow the link below the abstract or add this event to your calendar by opening the attached calendar ics-file. When: Wednesday 10 March at 17:00 (Oslo time) Where: online (see below) Title: Use of Nanoparticles (non-reactive or

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Welcome to Hamidreza!

Dr. Hamidreza Erfani joined PoreLab in January 2021 as postdoctoral fellow. His position is financed through the newly established Researcher project “Pore Scale Simulations for Wettability Description“, a Petromaks project supported by the Research Council of Norway, and in close collaboration with the Queen Mary University of London (UK), the University of Oslo (Norway) and

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PoreLab lecture on particle methods for pore-scale modeling of reactive flows

We are pleased to announce the PoreLab Lecture this Wednesday at 13:00 on Zoom. To join, please follow the link below the abstract or add this event to your calendar by opening the attached calendar ics-file.  Where: online (see under) When: Wednesday 3 mars, kl 13 (Oslo time) Title: Particle methods for pore-scale modeling of

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The winner of the InterPore – PoreLab Award for young researchers in 2021 is Maja Rücker

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

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Porous Media Tea Talk

The PorousMediaTTT team is  happy to invite you to the next Porous Media Tea Time Talks (#PorousMediaTTT) session on 23/02/2021 at 15.00 Oslo time / local time on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_LGREvJM1Q.   The two presentations are (banner attached):   Multiscale dynamics of colloidal particle deposition and erosion in porous media By: Navid Bizmark, Princeton University, USA Typical porous

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PoreLab lecture on healing of crystal-rich granular materials in volcanic environments by solid-state sintering: implications for fluid flow, deformation and explosivity

PoreLab Lecture this Wednesday at 15:00 (Central Europe) on Zoom. To join, please follow the link below the abstract or add this event to your calendar by opening the attached calendar ics-file.  When: Wednesday 24 February at 15:00 (Oslo time) Where: online (see below) Title: Healing of crystal-rich granular materials in volcanic environments by solid-state

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PoreLab lecture on Robust Topological Characterization of Fluid Microstructure via Persistent Homology

PoreLab Lecture When: Wednesday, February 17th, 2021, at 10:00 (Central Europe) Where: Zoom. To join, please follow the link below the abstract or add this event to your calendar by opening the attached calendar ics-file. Title: Robust Topological Characterization of Fluid Microstructure via Persistent Homology Speaker: Dr. Anna Herring Affiliation: Researcher / Postdoctoral fellow, Research

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Defense of thesis for Marco Sauermoser on February 19th: reserve the day!

Defense of thesis 19 February: Marco Sauermoser – Faculty of Natural Sciences MARCO SAUERMOSER – THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY Marco Sauermoser has submitted the following academic thesis as part of the doctoral work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU): “Non-equilibrium thermodynamics and nature-inspired chemical engineering applied to PEM fuel cells” Assessment Committee

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk

The PorousMediaTTT Team is happy to invite you to the first Porous Media Tea Time Talks of 2021 (#PorousMediaTTT). The session will be on 9th February 2021 at 10:30 Oslo time localtime on: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuK0ogQKdSxq6pW-vljLN1Q .   The two presentations are: Effects of pore-size correlation length on two-phase flow and transport properties By: Senyou An, University

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Last publications from Olav Galteland and Eivind Bering selected as Editor’s choice by Nanomaterials

The last publications: Nanothermodynamic Description and Molecular Simulation of a Single-Phase Fluid in a Slit Pore, a publication by Olav Galteland 1, Signe Kjelstrup 1 and Dick Bedeaux 1 A Legendre–Fenchel Transform for Molecular Stretching Energies, a publication by Eivind Bering 2, Dick Bedeaux 1, Signe Kjelstrup 1, Astrid S. de Wijn3, Ivan Latella4, J. Miguel Rubi4 have been

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PoreLab lecture on method for efficient particle deposition on a substrate using electric field and capillary interactions

When: Wednesday 3 February at 13:00 (Oslo time)  Where: online Title: Method for efficient particle deposition on a substrate using electric field and capillary interactions Speaker: Dr. Zbigniew Rozynek Affiliation: AMU, Poznan, Poland (and guest researcher at PoreLab Oslo) Abstract: Abstract here >> Meeting link: https://uio.zoom.us/s/67356471922 Meeting ID: 673 5647 1922   Join by SIP: 67356471922@109.105.112.236

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Defense of thesis 29 january 2021: Kristian Stølevik Olsen

Doctoral candidate Kristian Stølevik Olsen at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis  “Active and passive Brownian particles in complex environments” for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor. Time and place: Jan. 29, 2021 1:00 PM, Zoom   The PhD defence and trial lecture are fully digital and streamed using Zoom. 

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk #12

The PorousMediaTTT team is happy to invite you to our first Porous Media Tea Time Talks (#PorousMediaTTT) session in collaboration with the Brazil Interpore Chapter committee. This Brazil Interpore special is scheduled for the 26.01.2021 at 15:00 (Oslo time) local time on: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuK0ogQKdSxq6pW-vljLN1Q . The two presentations are:   Pore-scale modeling of wettability effects on gas-condensate

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PoreLab lecture on mixed-dimension models for flow and transport processes in porous media with embedded tubular network systems

When: Wednesday 20 January, at 13:00 (Oslo time) Where: online (see below) Title : Mixed-dimension models for flow and transport processes in porous media with embedded tubular network systems Speaker: Dr. Timo Koch Affiliation: Researcher (Postdoctoral fellow), Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) Abstract: Porous media with embedded tubular network systems occur in several biological and technical

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