The aim of this research lab is to conduct high-quality research in diverse areas of flow and transport in porous media. The main thrust is on theoretical and computational modeling of the flow and transport processes that are backed by rigorous experimental validation.


Latest news:

1- Prof. Krishna M. Pillai a prominent researcher in the field of “Flow and Transport through Porous Media” has been nominated to be among the top 2% of scientists in the world.
59 UWM scientists ranked in top 2% globally

2- Amin Zarandi 3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) competition presentation

3- Amin Zarandi received the Academic Excellence Award 2019 from UWM College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

4- Professor Pillai appointed the Associate Editor of Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media

5- Amin Zarandi was honored to be the only finalist from the School of Engineering in 3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) competition

6- Dawid Zimnik will be joining our lab over summer 2019 from University of Bremen

Amin Zarandi Award


Numerical simulation illustrating the evolution of arsenic concentration in an adsorptive porous filter cartridge with respect to time (t = 0 day(s) to t = 300 days(s))


Simulation of drying of a porous medium using our in-house developed code PORODRY after coupling the inside and outside flows

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Evolution of partial saturation during mold filling of a car hood simulated by our in-house developed code POREFLOW


Studying the effect of microstructure of a porous medium on wicking of liquids