People

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Person 1

Jon Otto Fossum

Professor PhD

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Kenneth Dahl Knudsen

Adjunct Professor PhD

Senior Scientist at IFE

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Person 11

Matti Knaapila

Researcher/Adjunct Professor PhD

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Person 4

Steinar Raaen

Professor PhD

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Person 5

Vedran Furtula

Senior Engineer PhD

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Person 6

Barbara Pacakova

Postdoctoral researcher PhD

Graphene/clay projects (NTNU, Chalmers Univ., Manchester Univ.)

Main supervisor:
Prof. J. O. Fossum

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Paulo Henrique Michels Brito

Postdoctoral researcher PhD

Natural and nature inspired systems: Nano-layered materials beyond graphene (NTNU, Univ. Oslo, Univ. Bayreuth, Chalmers Univ., USP, ESPCI-ParisTech, ISIS-UK)

Main supervisor:
Prof. J.O. Fossum

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Person 7

Andrew Ndybuisi Akanno

Postdoctoral researcher PhD

Experimental Soft and Complex Matter

Main supervisor:
Prof. J.O. Fossum

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Xiaofeng Yu

Researcher PhD

Working on molecular adsorption on surfaces

Main supervisor: Prof. S. Raaen

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Person 8

Etien Martinez

PhD Candidate (NTNU)

Soft Matter Physics: Driven or active granular matter (NTNU, ESPCI-ParisTech)

Main supervisor:
Prof. P.G. Dommersnes

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Osvaldo Triqueiro Neto

PhD Candidate (NTNU)

Soft Matter Physics: Nanofluids in microfluidics (NTNU, NORCE, IFE, PUC-Rio, USP, ESPCI-ParisTech, Univ. Rennes1)

Main supervisor:
Prof. J.O. Fossum

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Konstanse Kvalem Seljelid

PhD Candidate (NTNU)

Soft Matter Physics: Complex microfluidics (NTNU, NORCE, IFE, PUC-Rio, USP, ESPCI-ParisTech, Univ. Rennes1)

Main supervisor:
Prof. J.O. Fossum

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Yue Yu

PhD Candidate (NTNU)

Soft Matter Physics: Control of Nanosheets (NTNU, Univ. Oslo, Univ. Bayreuth, Chalmers Univ., USP, ESPCI-ParisTech, ISIS-UK)

Main supervisor:
Prof. J.O. Fossum

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Person 10

Alexander Harold Sexton

PhD Candidate (NTNU)

Soft Matter Physics: Crack formation in thermoplastic composites (NTNU, Univ. Oslo, DPI)

Main supervisor:
Researcher M. Knaapila

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Hanna Demchenko

PhD Candidate (NTNU)

Soft Matter Physics: Pickering emulsions for food applications (Pickfood European Training Network)

Main supervisor:
Researcher M. Knaapila

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Bruno Telli Ceccato

PhD Candidate (Joint: NTNU-Physics and UNICAMP-Chemical Engineering)

Soft Matter Physics: Pickering emulsions for food applications (Pickfood European Training Network) (NTNU, UNICAMP-Brazil)

Main supervisors:
Prof. J.O. Fossum (NTNU) and Profs. Lucimara Gaziola de la Torre and Rosiane Lopes da Cunha (UNICAMP)

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Person 10

Solène Meinier

Exchange student from ESPCI-Paris, France

Rheology of, and bacterial motion in, clay gels.

Main supervisors:
Prof. J.O. Fossum (NTNU) and Prof. Eric Clement (ESPCI-Paris).

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Ángel Meroño Garcia

Erasmus exchange student at NTNU

Structural coloration using clay nanosheets.

Main supervisor:
Prof. J.O. Fossum (NTNU) and Postcoc. Paulo H. M-Brito (NTNU).

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Person 12

Leide Cavalcanti

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

Research Scientist at the ISIS neutron facility, UK

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Person 13

Heloisa Bordallo

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

Associcate prof. Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Person 14

Geir Helgesen

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

Senior Scientist at IFE Kjeller Norway

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Person 15

Leander Michels

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

R&D Scientist at Elkem AS Kristiansand Area, Norway

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Person 16

Koiti Araki

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

Prof. Chemistry University of Sao Paulo - USP, Brazil

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Person 17

Yves Meheust

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

Associcate prof. Geosciences, Universite de Rennes 1, France

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Krzysztof Rokosz

Visiting Researcher in our Lab

Prof. Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

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Alumni

Former postdocs:
Ana Catarina Trindade, Post.doc Physics Department NTNU 2017-20. Present position at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Portugal.
Ville Liljestrøm, Post.doc Physics Department NTNU 2017-19. Present position: Staff scientist at Aalto University, Finland.
Azarmidokht G. Shirazi. Post.doc at Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) Mech. Eng. Dept. 2012-2015. Part time at NTNU. Present position: Research Fellow at University of Birmingham UK.
Zbigniew Rozynek, Post.doc Physics Department NTNU 2011-13. Present position at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.
Davi de Miranda Fonseca, Postdoctoral Fellow Physics Department NTNU 2010-2011. Present position at Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, NTNU.
Bao-xiang Wang, Post.doc NTNU Physics Department 2007-2010. Present position at College of Materials Science and Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao 266042, China.
Zhou Min. Post.doc NTNU Physics Department 2007-2008. Present position: Instructor, The university of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
Ahmed Gmira, Post.doc NTNU Physics Department 2003-2007. Present position: Researcher at Schlumberger Research Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Yves Meheust, Post.doc NTNU Physics Department 2002-2006. Present position: Assistant Professor, Université Rennes 1, France.
Renaud Toussaint, Post.doc NTNU Physics Department 2002-2003. Present position: Chargé de Recherches, CNRS, Institute of Globe Physics, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France.
Geraldo Jose da Silva, Post.doc NTNU Physics Department 2000-2002. Present position: Professor, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Former PhD candidates:
Paulo H. Michels Brito PhD Thesis defended October 2021. Present position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Soft and Complex Matter Lab, Department of Physics, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
Kristoffer W.B. Hunvik PhD Thesis defended September 2020. Present position: Researcher at Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI).
Everton Carvalho dos Santos, PhD Thesis defended October 2017, Present position: Researcher at Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Bauru, Brazil.
Alexander Mikkelsen, PhD Thesis defended May 2016, Present position: Researcher at Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI).
Leander Michels, PhD Thesis defended 2015, Present position: Researcher at ELKEM, Kristiansand, Norway.
Elisabeth Lindbo Hansen, PhD Thesis defended 2013, Present position: Senior advisor and reseacher at the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, Oslo, Norway.
Henrik Hemmen, PhD Thesis defended 2012, Present position: CTO at Condalign AS, SME, Oslo, Norway.
Zbigniew Rozynek, PhD Thesis defended 2011, Present position at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.
Davi de Miranda Fonseca, PhD Thesis defended 2008, Present position: General Manager of PROMEC (Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility), Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
Kanak Parmar, PhD Thesis defended 2006, Present position: Professor at University of Petroleum and Energy studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Rene Castberg: PhD Thesis defended June 2014 at University of Oslo (UiO), part time at NTNU.
Giovanni Grassi (exchanged to NTNU from UnB, on Brazilian Science without Borders grant, 12 months 2014-15). Present position: Professor at Instituto de Fısica, Universidade de Brasilia, Fundaca̧o Universidade Aberta do ̃Distrito Federal – FUNAB, Brazil.
Mario Altoe, (exchanged to NTNU from UnB, on Brazilian Science without Borders grant, 12 months 2014-15). Present position: Professor at Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Alegre, ES Brazil.

Former Master students:
2020: Paul Røren Monceyron, Kristian Huseby Olsen, Silje Øvstetum, Edvard Stubberud.
2019: Konstanse Selejlid, Vegard Josvanger, Asbjørn Torsvig Kruger, Kristoffer Engedal Andreassen.
2018: Marie Hansteen, Sindre H. Kald.
2015: Tommy F. Kristiansen, Torstein Eidsnes Penne.
2014: Humaira Idris, Arne Halvor Thingstad Pedersen, Svein Henrik Skjellanger.
2013: Ane Kamilla Hovdan, Emilie Lund Johnsrud, Janine Ravnanger Seth.
2012: Øystein Anmarksrud, Kristian Hox, Knut Kjerstad, Alexander Mikkelsen, Karin Rustenberg.
2011: Beate Krefting Capellen, Moshen Dahesh, Erlend G. Rolseth,
2010: Eirik Voje Blindheim, Kjetil Hersvig, Mats Sigstad,
2008: Bård Martin Kjelling, Elisabeth Lindbo Hansen, Knut Magnus, Christer Honore Ersland, Henrik Hemmen, Nils Ivar Ringdal,
2007: Ariel Fischer, Hege S. Bjørnsen, Jorunn Hølto, Christian A. Nielsen, Helene Rødal, Børge Schjelderupsen, Svein Å. Slungård, Lars Ramstad Alme, Yunus Naqvi.
2005: Steinar Thorshaug.
2003: Herbert Gustav Yankson.
2002: Vegard Bergaplass, Robin Kumar Sanga, Hans Bakken.
2001: Tommy Nakken Aalerud, Magnus W. Haakestad.
2000: Erlend Gudding.
1999: Simen Berg Lutnæs, Frøydis Romunseth

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