What do porous media have to do with evaporation and soil drying? Why are they important regarding the understanding of multiple sclerosis and in the treatment of osteoporosis? How do they affect energy storage? From the human body, via important technical applications to huge environmental systems: porous media are everywhere. They are of high social relevance, yet there is hardly any awareness of them in society at large.
That’s why SFB 1313 spokesman Rainer Helmig from the University of Stuttgart (Germany) and his international & interdisciplinary team research flow, transport and deformation in porous media within the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 1313.
On our SFB 1313 YouTube channel, you can watch our SFB 1313 film as well as other porous media related videos.