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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PoreLab lecture on “Heterogeneous Combustion in Porous Media as Ultra-low Emission Combustion Concept”

Title : Heterogeneous Combustion in Porous Media as Ultra-low Emission Combustion Concept Speaker: Prof. Matthias Ihme Affiliation: Center for Turbulence, Research Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University When: 23 September from 15 to 16, online Abstract: Current combustion technologies for aviation gas-turbines, stationary power generation, and internal combustion engines are relatively mature, and only incremental

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PoreLab lecture on “Parametric optimization and high-resolution fabrication of freeform Gas Diffusion Layers”

Title : Parametric optimization and high-resolution fabrication of freeform Gas Diffusion Layers Speaker: : Jan Torgersen, Robert Bock Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, NTNU University When: 21 September from 13 to 14 Abstract: The gas diffusion layer (GDL) is a multifunctional part of a fuel cell governing reactant and product transport in opposing

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PoreLab Lecture Series 9 Sept.

  Title : Multiscale modelling of transport in heterogeneous reactive media: conjugate transfer and surface reactions Speaker: Dr. Federico Municchi Affiliation: Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics, University of Nottingham   Abstract: Asymptotic homogenisation is a powerful and versatile tool for the upscaling of transport and reaction equations in porous and heterogeneous media. For example, Taylor

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Porous Media Tea Time Talk #6

We are happy to invite you to our next Porous Media Tea Time Talks (#PorousMediaTTT) session on 8.09.2020 at 10.30 am CEST/local time on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuK0ogQKdSxq6pW-vljLN1Q​.   Remember that you can use the comment field to send questions anytime (you don’t have to wait until the end of the presentation, give the moderators some

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New release in 2020: 2 Advanced Materials Books

Congratulations to Ole Torsæter and his colleagues for the release of 2 Advanced Materials books. Sustainable Materials for Oil and Gas Applications – 1st edition Sustainable Materials for Transitional and Alternative Energy – 1st edition It is going to be available soon by the renowned Elsevier on the following links. Vol 1-  https://www.elsevier.com/books/sustainable-materials-for-oil-and-gas-applications/temizel/978-0-12-824380-0  Sustainable Materials

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POROUS MEDIA TEA TIME TALK # 5

We are glad to invite you to our next Porous Media Tea Time Talks (#PorousMediaTTT) session on 25.08.2020 at 3 pm CEST, which will be streamed live on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuK0ogQKdSxq6pW-vljLN1Q Direct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QGbTzAGlXM You can ask questions anytime using the comment field on YouTube. I think the work in these presentations are very much related to

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New publication: Nonequilibrium thermodynamics of surfaces captures the energy conversions in a shock wave

Last publication from Bjørn Hafskjold, Dick Bedeaux, Signe Kjelstrup and Øivind Wilhelmsen. Title: “Nonequilibrium thermodynamics of surfaces captures the energy conversions in a shock wave” Journal: Chemical Physics Letters: X – Volume 7, July 2020, 100054 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpletx.2020.100054 Available online 1 August 2020. Read the publication here >> FacebookTwitterPrintLinkedinemail

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