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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Workshop planned during week 43 with James McClure from Virginia Tech

James McClure, computational scientist from Virginia Tech, USA, is visiting EQUINOR and IGP during the week 43. A workshop will be organised at IGP during his presence. Short bio: My research work is focused on the development of theoretical and numerical methods to study transport phenomena in porous media, especially using digital rock physics. Digital

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Guest lecture from Zoya Heidari from the University of Texas

The department of Geoscience and Petroleum is pleased to announce a talk by Zoya Heidari from the University of Texas at Austin. Title: Formation Evaluation and Rock Physics Model Development in Mixed-Wet Rocks Time: Friday 20th September, 14.15-15.00 Place: P10, PTS1, Valgrinda. Short bio: Zoya Heidari is an associate professor at Hildebrand department of petroleum

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Most Downloaded paper

The paper from A. Hansen, S. Sinha, D. Bedeaux, S. Kjelstrup. M. Aa. Gjennestad and M. Vassvik: “Relations between seepage velocities in immiscible, incompressible two-phase flow in porous media” (2018) has become the most downloaded paper ever in Transport in Porous Media, the main journal in porous media research, starting in 1986.  We demonstrate in

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Welcome to Danial Arab at PoreLab Trondheim

Welcome to Danial! Danial is a PhD candidate from the department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Calgary, Canada. Danial is pursuing his PhD on the use of nanoparticles and chemicals to enhance recovery of heavy oil. He has received a grant for carrying out a portion of his research at NTNU/PoreLab.

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Welcome to Quirine Krol at PoreLab Trondheim

Quirine Krol got a grant for a Post-doc research fellow position at the College of Engineering, Montana State University in Bozeman for 2 years starting in April 2020 and working with Professor Sarah Codd. Quirine is coming from ETH Zürich, Institute of Environmental Engineering. She arrived at PoreLab Trondheim on August 27 and will remain

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Welcome to Edgar Javier Rueda at PoreLab Trondheim

Edgar Javier Rueda is a Master Student from the University of Campinas, Brazil. Edgar arrived at PoreLab Trondheim on August 8th and will stay with us at PoreLab Trondheim until the end of October. Edgar holds a bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering back in December 2015 from the Industrial University of Santander, Colombia. Currently, he

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Welcome to Philipp Rehner at PoreLab Trondheim

Philipp Rehner is a PhD Student from the Institute for Technical Thermodynamics and Thermal Process Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. He arrived at PoreLab Trondheim on August 2nd and will stay with us until the end of October 2019. Philipp is working with Professor Joachim Groß back in Stuttgart. He will be working

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NTNU is recruiting a Professor or Associate Professor in experimental mesoscopic physics

The Department of Physics at NTNU announces an open position as Professor or associate Professor in experimental mesoscopic physics to be associated with the Porous Media Laboratory – PoreLab.  The successful candidate is expected to initiate, lead and contribute to the study of porous media, broadly defined, at the mesoscale, i.e., at scales much larger than

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Dr. Bjørnar Sandnes receives a grant for FriicFlow project in collaboration with PoreLab

PoreLab’s partner Dr. Bjørnar Sandnes from Swansea University, UK, receives a grant from EPSRC for his project «Frictional flow patterns shapes by viscous and capillary forces” (FriicFlow) The Project will be carried out under the direction and supervision of the principal investigator, Dr Bjornar Sandnes from the Swansea University and the collaborating party will be

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INVITATION TO THE PORELAB COURSE , “EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS” (FYS 4420/FYS9420 AT UIO)

The PoreLab course on ” Experimental techniques in condensed matter physics ” will be offered in the 2019 fall semester. The course is offered for both, Ph.D. and master students. The code for the Ph.D. level is FYS9240. The master level code is FYS4420. The lectures will be held in PoreLab Oslo and PoreLab Trondheim. For more

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Director of PoreLab, Professor Alex Hansen, speaks about Open Science at Frontiers

Alex speaks about Open Science at Frontiers. Watch him here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkScXGTOOOM&t=29s The Frontiers Forum brings together 400+ top global scientists and other thought leaders. It provides a valuable opportunity for the Frontiers community to see and discuss the latest in Open Science – and the Science Unlimited event showcases inspiring developments powering our world of

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