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 seven principal scientists from physics, chemistry and reservoir engineering.

PoreLab Lecture Series

Do you wish to receive the invitations to the PoreLab lectures? Contact Marie-Laure Olivier here: Marie-Laure.Olivier@ntnu.no

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk (#PorousMediaTTT)

Welcome to the Webinar series

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The Norwegian Chapter of InterPore

Its mission: create a platform for scientists and engineers involved in porous media studies in Norway

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PoreLab lecture with Professor Bjørnar Sandnes from Swansea University on Viscously stable frictional fingers

Welcome to the next lecture in the PoreLab Lecture Series for the semester! Who: Prof. Bjørnar Sandnes from Swansea University, UK When: Wednesday 27 September at 13:00 (Oslo time) Where: on zoom https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09 Title: Viscously stable frictional fingers Abstract: An invading meniscus between two fluids in a Hele-Shaw cell may bulldoze loose granular material into local compaction fronts. The flow becomes

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Featured article under Physics of Fluids!

Congratulations to Reza Haghani, Hamidreza Erfani, James E. McClure and Carl Fredrik Berg!  Their article on “A note on the summation relation in phase-field equations” has been selected as featured article in Physics of Fluids, Volume 35, Issue 9 Congratulations! DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0164445 Abstract: In this paper, we investigate phase-field interface capturing equations for two-fluid systems

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Young CAS Projects of January 2024 – December 2025: Pushing Frontiers in Political Science and Environmental Research

It is with great enthusiasm that the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) unveils the two chosen Young CAS Principal Investigators (PIs) for the upcoming two-year term: Professor Francesca Refsum Jensenius from the University of Oslo, who offers a penetrating analysis of the democratic processes in India, and Researcher Gaute Linga from The Njord Centre, University

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Save the date for Interpore 2024!

The International Society for Porous Media (InterPore) has recently wrapped up the 15th Annual Meeting, in Edinburgh, Scotland, with great success! The 16th Annual InterPore Meeting, InterPore2024, will be held in Qingdao, China, on May 13-16, 2024. Link of the conference website: www.interpore.org/2024 Satellite Short Course Proposal Form: https://forms.gle/vrLNZEU279VU2JKb9 InterPore has launched its own journal –

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Open PhD position at the CNRS (Strasbourg, France) in collaboration with PoreLab at UiO in physical chemistry

Offer title Physical chemistry of friction and fracture: how heat impacts mechanical instabilities About the job There is an open PhD position at the University of Strasbourg, ITES Institut Terre et Environnement de Strasbourg, UMR7063 CNRS / University of Strasbourg / ENGEES. This thesis is fully funded by the ANR HotTips, a collaboration between the

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FALL 2022/2023 COURSE: “EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN POROUS AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS” (FYS 4420/FYS9420 AT UIO)

PoreLab’s course ” Experimental techniques in porous and complex systems ” is traditionally offered in the fall semester each year and the school year 2022/2023 is no exception. The course is two-tiered and both, Ph.D. and master students are encouraged to take it. The code for the Ph.D. level is FYS9240. The master level code

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EarthFlows Meeting 2023

The EarthFlows Meeting is an annual event on its 9th edition, and part of a strategic research initiative for cross-disciplinary research at the University of Oslo, Norway. This year’s seminar will be held in Oslo between 14th and 15th of June 2023 Time and place: June 14, 2023–June 15, 2023, Oslo Science Park Here is the agenda The meeting is a closed event.

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PoreLab lecture with Dr. Bauyrzhan Primkulov from MIT on moving contact lines over imperfect surfaces: from stick-slip to steady-sliding

Welcome to the final lecture in the PoreLab Lecture Series for the semester! Who: Dr. Bauyrzhan Primkulov, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA When: Wednesday 7 June at 13:00 (Oslo time) Where: on zoom https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09 Title: Moving contact lines over imperfect surfaces: from stick-slip to steady-sliding Abstract: The vast majority of solid surfaces exhibit physical and chemical defects. For instance, surface heterogeneity

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PoreLab lecture with Professor Majid Hassanizadeh on Two-phase flow in industrial porous media; Experiments, theory, and modelling

Welcome to the next lecture in the PoreLab Lecture Series for the semester. Who: Professor Majid Hassanizadeh, from the SimTech Center of Excellence at Stuttgart University, Germany and the Earth Sciences Department at Utrecht University, Netherlands When: Wednesday 31 May at 13:00 (Oslo time) Where: on zoom https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09 Title: Two-phase flow in industrial porous media; Experiments, theory, and modelling Abstract: Various industrial

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PoreLab publication under Nature!

Congratulations to Eirik Flekkøy, Knut Jørgen Måløy, James Campbell, Jon Alm Eriksen and their collaborators from the Universities of Swansea and Oxford ! Their article entitled “Frictional fluid instabilities shaped by viscous forces” has been published under Nature Communication on May 26th, 2023. Congratulations! Authors: Dawang Zhang, James M. Campbell, Jon A. Eriksen, Eirik G. Flekkøy, Knut Jørgen Måløy, Christopher

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PoreLab lecture with Professor Rosangela Barros Zanoni Lopes Moreno on Petroleum at Unicamp, LABORE Research Group, and Opportunities for Collaboration

Welcome to the next lecture in the PoreLab Lecture Series for the semester. Who: Professor Rosangela Barros Zanoni Lopes Moreno from School of Mechanical Engineering at University of CAMPINAS, Unicamp, where she is coordinator of the Petroleum Sciences and Engineering Program and coordinator of LABORE Research Group When: Wednesday 10 May at 10:00 (Oslo time) Where: on zoom  https://uio.zoom.us/j/65837085049?pwd=WjZianUyN3FJa2liQkxBbzQrOCtGdz09 Title: Petroleum at Unicamp, LABORE Research

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