The new Norwegian Center of Excellence Porous Media Laboratory (PoreLab) is underway. The “kick-off“, and first international conference was held in Oslo, 6th to 8th September 2017. The center focuses on the physics of porous media using experimental, theoretical and computational methods.
Read more on the PoreLab webpages: porelab.no
Benjy Marks publishes paper on granular segregation in avalanches:
Marks, B., Eriksen, J., Dumazer, G., Sandnes, B., and Måløy, K. (2017). Size segregation of intruders in perpetual granular avalanches. J. Fluid Mech., 825, 502-514. doi:10.1017/jfm.2017.419
Download preprint: Marks-JFM2017preprint
Guillaume Dumazer (UiO) presented at Powders & Grains 2017.
Download paper: “Self-Structuring of Granular material under Capillary Bulldozing“. Guillaume Dumazer, Bjørnar Sandnes, Monem Ayaz, Knut Jørgen Måløy and Eirik Flekkøy. EPJ Web Conf. Vol. 140, 2017.
Deren has been presenting his work on three-phase flow and fracturing of deformable granular media at both the International Workshop on Jamming and Granular Matter at Queen Mary University, London, and at the Advanced School in Soft Condensed Matter ‘Solutions in the Spring’ at University of Cambridge.
Read Deren’s poster here: Softmatter Poster
The Frontiers Research Topic “Flow and Transformations in Porous Media” was wrapped up with the publication of all the research papers in an Ebook.
Download the Ebook from the website.
Read the editorial.