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Welcome to the Multiphase Flow and Porous Media Research Group at The University of Manchester! We are a part of the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science at The University of Manchester.

We are interested in environmental flow and energy related problems and a variety of topics related to environmental and chemical engineering including but not limited to oil recovery from underground reservoirs, sustainable use of water and soil resources, desalination, terrestrial hydrology, drying technology, physics of multiphase flow in porous media and dynamics of complex fluids. We combine theory, state-of-art modeling techniques and experiments using cutting-edge technologies such as synchrotron X-ray tomography, thermal imaging, 3D printing, neutron radiography and microfluidics to extend our fundamental understanding of the multiphase and multiscale processes occurring at different scales.

The active projects in our research group can be categorized into the following main areas: I) Soil water evaporation dynamics coupled with external conditions, II) Soil salinization, III) Dynamics of multiphase flow in porous media, IV) Complex fluids, and V) Land-use management for food and water supply security.

We are always interested in working with committed and enthusiastic students. To explore the available M.Sc., Ph.D. and postdoctoral positions, directly contact Dr. Shokri (nima.shokri@manchester.ac.uk)