Vahid Niasar , Professor and Chair of Subsurface Engineering and Porous Media Physics in the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Manchester, has been elected President-Elect of the International Society of Porous Media (InterPore) .
Professor Niasar will be President-Elect for two years, starting May 2023, and will become InterPore President two years later.
InterPore, a non-profit independent scientific organisation, was established in 2008. It has more than 1,500 individual members and 48 institutional members, and 17 national chapters. So far, it has held 15 annual conferences - in Europe, Asia and North America.
The organisation aims to advance and disseminate knowledge for the understanding, description and modelling of natural and industrial porous medium systems.
InterPore acts as a platform for researchers active in modelling of flow and transport in natural, biological, and technical porous media, such as soils, aquifers, oil and gas reservoirs, biological tissues, plants, fuel cells, wood, ceramics, concrete, textiles, paper, polymer composites, hygienic materials, food, foams, membranes, and more.
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