Øivind Wilhelmsen

Professor at the Department of Chemistry at NTNU, PI of PoreLab Center of Excellence, Senior Research scientist at SINTEF Energy Research

Email: Oivind.wilhelmsen@ntnu.no

Phone: +47 97 15 22 39

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Welcome to my research group

I am a Professor at the Department of Chemistry at NTNU and responsible for the Thermodynamics group. I am also one of the PIs of the Norwegian Centre of Excellence for research on porous media, Porelab, and work part time as a senior research scientist at SINTEF Energy Research.

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Our research group has a broad portfolio of activities within equilibrium and non-equilibrium thermodynamics. We combine experiments, theory and molecular simulations to address a variety of scientific and industrially relevant challenges, where sustainability and development of fundamental knowledge is important. Our lines of research are:

Latest news

Morten promoted to Professor II

Morten Hammer has been evaluated by an international committee and thermodynamics experts, Prof. Even Solbraa, Prof. Natalya Kizilova and Prof. Thijs V. H. Vlugt, and found to have professor competence. He received outstanding feedback on his application. After a two-year Postdoc position in the group, Morten ...
Morten promoted to Professor II

Two new articles on applications using electrodialysis

Two new articles have been accepted for publication in the journals Membrane and Desalination, entitled Enhancing Palladium Recovery Rates in Industrial Solutions through Electrodialysis and Selective recovery of ions from copper-contaminated effluents using electrodialysis. The main person behind these articles is PhD-candidate Pauline Zimmermann who ...
Two new articles on applications using electrodialysis

New article on membrane distillation

Our new paper entitled A systematic non-equilibrium thermodynamics approach for assessing transport mechanisms in membrane distillation has just been published in Desalination. Membrane distillation (MD) is a promising technique for purifying volatile liquids at temperatures below their boiling points. Our study presents ...
New article on membrane distillation