Welcome Sharon Ellman

1st October 2021

PProGRess welcomes Sharon Ellman. She will investigate multiphase flow in porous rocks, with a focus on upscaling from the micrometer to the centimeter scale.

Welcome Dr. Mostafa Borji

1st August 2021

PProGRess welcomes Dr. Mostafa Borji. He will investigate pore-scale salt precipitation during underground energy storage and its effect on fluid flow using high-resolution X-ray imaging.

Welcome Asim Siddique

14th June 2021

PProGRess welcomes Scientific Employee Asim Siddique. Within 2D3DScopy and EXCITE project, Asim will be working on combining 2D chemical information with 3D (X-ray computed microtomography) data and will also work on the standardization of correlative electron and X-ray microscopy for earth materials.

Welcome Dulce Valdez Madrid

1st April 2021

PProGRess welcomes PhD student Dulce Valdez Madrid. Within the SUBLime project, Dulce will investigate the 3D multi-scale structural characterization and long-term performance related to efflorescence of lime mortars.

Welcome dr. Ben Callow

4th March 2021

PProGRess welcomes post-doctoral researcher Dr. Ben Callow. Within the MoCCha-CT project, Ben will investigate the effects of salt precipitation and mineral carbonation in porous media using X-ray dark-field imaging.

Some of our online datasets were used and awarded!

18th February 2021

Several of our online datasets available at digital rocks portal have been picked up by 3 award winners in the "Porous Media Visualization and Data Reuse Challenge"

award digital rocks portal

From left to right (with link to the original datasets): Static Image Category (3rd place) - Identifying Savonnieres Carbonate Ooliths , Video Category (3rd place) - Belgian fieldstone pores and solids and in the 3D Printing Category (3rd place) - Visualization of sandstone and a carbonate pore space surface.

Welcome Gülce Kalyoncu

1st September 2020

PProGRess welcomes PhD student Gülce Kalyoncu. She will investigate the impact of salt precipitation on the energy storage in the geological subsurface from the scale of pores up to storage reservoirs (km-scale).

2D-3D Scopy: Towards Reality in raw materials

17th July 2020

In the light of the 2D3DScopy project, involving post-doctoral researcher Margarita Merkulova and PhD student Jonathan Sittner, an entertaining science web video has been made to demonstrate the integration of 3D image data obtained by spectral X-ray computed tomography into process simulation. The video can be watched here .

Online webinar by Arjen Mascini

30th June 2020

On the 30th of June Arjen Mascini presented his latest publication 'Event-based contact angle measurements inside porous media using time-resolved micro-computed tomography' during the first Porous Media Tea Time Talks (PMTTT) , co-organized by PProGRess' post-doctoral researcher Tom Bultreys. Arjen's talk can be watched here . Read the full article here .

These talks will be held online every two weeks. If you don't want to miss these talks, you can subscribe to the PMTTT channel on YouTube.

Welcome Dr. Margarita Merkulova and Sebastiaan Godts

15th May 2020

PProGRess welcomes Dr. Margarita Merkulova (post-doctoral researcher) and Sebastiaan Godts (PhD student, BRAIN 2.0, project PREDICT)! The research of Margarita includes combined chemical and structural characterisation of mineral ore systems in 2D and in 3D with means of X-ray computed tomography. Sebastiaan will investigate phase transitions of salts under changing climatic conditions to predict salt crystallization damage and the formation of complex salt mixtures.