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X-rays and Tricycles - check out our synchrotron work with supercritical CO2

    Work by Anna Herring and Linnea Andersson. Video by Anna Herring. 

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Steffen Schl
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Research Overview:

Research in Dr. Wildenschild's group focuses on physics, chemistry, and microbiology of relevance to flow and transport in porous media, - generally applied to the subsurface environment. And in many cases involving multi-phase flow phenomena.

A primary focus is detailed and highly controlled experiments (addressing flow, solute and mass transfer, microbial alteration and transport) that can help us evaluate new theory and numerical models alike. We believe in the necessity of very accurate experiments to test theory and models alike, - we then use numerical models to expand investigations beyond the potential constraints of experiments.

The motivation is to provide answers to questions of importance to subsurface water pollution and management, remediation strategies, and the processes of flow and transport in porous media in general.

Below are links to some examples of our more recent research efforts.

 


Imaging Biofilm Structure in Porous Media


Microbially Enhanced Oil Recovery

Interfacial Area Measurement for Multi-Phase Porous Media Systems

Pore-Scale Modeling of Multi-Phase Flow

 

 

Dorthe Wildenschild                                                                                                                                                               dorthe < > engr.orst.edu
School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering                                                                         Phone: (541) 737-8050
Oregon State University                                                                                                                                                                Fax: (541) 737-1200
Corvallis, OR 97331

 

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