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.

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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Øivind Wilhelmsen is awarded the Research Council of Norway’s 2018 Prize for Young Research Scientists.

Wilhelmsen and his colleagues focus their research work on what occurs on and along surfaces, and how surficial properties can be exploited both in current and future technologies. This field will have major significance for the development of tomorrow’s energy systems. The results of the research carried out by Wilhelmsen and his colleagues will be

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The Interpore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers has been awarded to Dr. Qingwang Yuan

Dr. Qingwang Yuan is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. His research interests are in modeling of multicomponent, multiphase, multiscale flows in porous media with applications in enhanced oil recovery, reactive transport, non-Darcy flows, shale permeability, and hydraulic fracturing. Dr. Yuan has published 17 peer reviewed journal publications and 15 conference papers. He was a

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On November 21, the Director of the Beijing Computational Science Research Center (CSRC), Prof. Hai-Qing Lin, and Rector Gunnar Bovim, NTNU, signed a Cooperative Agreement for academic exchange and collaboration. PoreLab is strongly involved in this collaboration together with QuSpin, the second Centre of Excellence within the department of Physics, NTNU. The pictures show the

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Experimental PhD position at the University of Oslo: Multiphase flow

We are announcing a Ph.D. position in the newly established PoreLab Center of Excellence at the University of Oslo, Norway. The work is to be conducted in the group of Prof. Knut Jørgen Måløy and it is related to experiments in multiphase flows. The project is mostly focused on the characterization of short and long-range forces

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Cooperative Agreement Signed between Beijing Computational Science Research Center and the University of Oslo

On November 21, the Director of the Beijing Computational Science Research Center (CSRC), Prof. Hai-Qing Lin, and Prof. Eirik Grude Flekkøy, University of Oslo, signed a Cooperative Agreement for academic exchange and collaboration. The pictures show the ceremonial signature of our agreement. CSRC is a multidisciplinary fundamental research organization under the auspices of the Chinese

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InterPore Newsletter

InterPore Newsletter 2017 introduce PoreLab as the newest institutional members of Interpore. InterPore offers institutional membership to academic institutes, national labs, or industrial companies. Currently, InterPore has more than 45 institutional members (see www.interpore.org/activities/institutional-members). PoreLab is now an institutional member, even though it is not a university or national lab. FacebookTwitterPrintLinkedinemail

Interpore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers

The International Society for Porous Media, InterPore, on behalf of PoreLab, a center of excellence jointly formed by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the University of Oslo, announces a Young Researcher Award in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of porous media from a fundamental point of view.  The research

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Kick-off for SFF “Porous media Laboratory” (PoreLab)

The new Center of Excellence “Porous media Laboratory” (PoreLab) had its kick-off meeting, its first international workshop, at the historical Soria Moria hotel in Oslo from 6th to 8th September 2017. High ambitions The vision for PoreLab is ambitious and high risk. It addresses fundamental scientific questions in a field which, historically, have been dedicated

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