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.

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to Special Issues on 1. Nanoscale Thermodynamics and 2. Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery

Invitations to Submit Manuscripts to the Specials Issues on: 1.Nanoscale Thermodynamics with Professor Signe Kjelstrup as Guest Editor. Deadline 22 June 2020. 2.Application of Nanoparticles for Oil Recovery with Professor Ole Torsæter as Guest Editor. Deadline 20 August 2020. Nanomaterials is an Open Access Journal.

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NORDITA conference on Complexity in the Physics of Fracture

The upcoming conference on Complexity in the Physics of Fracture from May 4 to May 15, 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden is open for registration.

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GRC Conference on Flow and Transport in Permeable Media

Interactions Between Fluids, Elements, Materials, Energy and Life in Porous and Fractured Media - July 19 - 24, 2020 - Les Diablerets, Switzerland

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Dr. Tom Bultreys, winner 2019 of the InterPore – PoreLab Award for Young Researchers – Congratulations!

Dr. Tom Bultreys, from Ghent University, Belgium, has contributed significantly to the field of pore-scale imaging and modeling. During his PhD, he developed a multi-scale network model to describe rocks with a very wide range of pore sizes. New concepts were developed, which have already found commercial applications. In his subsequent work at Imperial College,

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Are you interested about research opportunities in China?

Lin CHEN, Professor at the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, invites PoreLab postdoctor or young researchers interested with research opportunities in China to apply to the NSFC. If you are interested, please read the conditions below or here. You can take contact with Professor Lin CHEN here: Tel./Fax: +86)-10-8254-5735 Email: chenlinpku06@163.com chenlin2018@iet.cn

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Visitor to PoreLab: Welcome to Professor Alain Gibaud

  Professor Alain Gibaud, from Le Mans Université, France, will visit PoreLab Trondheim and give a presentation entitled “Small angle x-ray analysis of mesoporous silica thin films” on January the 29th at 13:00 in our main area (PTS2, 2nd floor)   Abstract: Small angle x-ray analysis of mesoporous silica thin films Alain Gibaud Le MANS Université, IMMM, UMR 6283

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Opening at the University of Oslo: Postdoctoral research fellowship in Computational Physics

The department of Physics at the University of Oslo has an opening for a postdoctoral position within computational physics – Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Computational Physics Job description We invite applications for a challenging postdoctoral position in Computational Physics, available at The Njord Center, University of Oslo. The appointment is a fulltime position and is

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Visitor to PoreLab NTNU: Welcome to Professor Wojciech Debski

Professor Wojciech Debski, head of the department of Theoretical Geophysics at the Polish Academy of Sciences, will visit PoreLab on January the 18th and will give a seminar entitled “Time Reversal method, from mathematical principles to waveform analysis applications”. The lecture will take place at our PoreLab premises (PTS2, second floor) on January the 18th

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Cover story for Entropy

The paper of María Barragán, Kim Kristiansen and Signe Kjelstrup entitled “Perspectives on Thermoelectric Energy Conversion in Ion-Exchange Membranes” was selected by the editors as the cover of Entropy, Volume 20. Congratulations! Abstract: By thermoelectric power generation we mean the creation of electrical power directly from a temperature gradient. Semiconductors have been mainly used for

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