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UGELSTAD LABORATORY
- group for surface, colloid and polymer chemistry
• ~30 persons
• Experimental and modelling group
• World-class instrumentation
• 3rd floor K5 and PFI
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Colloidal systems
Two-phase systems:
- particles/drops/bubbles dispersed in another phase or self-assembly systems
- dimensions between 1nm and 1m (i.e. interfaces important)
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Industrial applications of Colloid Chemistry
• Food industry (margarine, butter, salad dressings...)
• Pulp and paper industry (fibers, coating, strength...)
• Detergent industry (cleaning processes...)
• Agricultural industry (formulations, insecticides...)
• Mineral and mining industry (flotation...)
• Paint industry (film formation, pigments, viscosity...)
• Pharmaceutical industry (drug carriers, diagnostics, implants,…)
AND IN THE OIL INDUSTRY
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Organisation chart
Ugelstad Laboratory
Head: Prof. Johan Sjöblom
Board of Ugelstad Lab
Colloid Chemistry in
Crude Oil Production and
Processing
Professor Johan Sjöblom
Research Topics:
• Crude oil
characterization
• Heavy oil
processing
• Oil sand processing
• Emulsions
• Separation
• Transport
• Surfactants
• Naphthenic acids
Colloid Chemistry in Crude
Oil Production and
Processing
Professor Gisle Øye
Research Topics:
•Produced water
management
•Separation
•Fluid characterisation
•Water based EOR
•Oil spill clean-up
•Colloidal templates /
nanostructures
Colloid Polymers / Special
Polymers, Associate
Professor Wilhelm Glomm
Computational
Chemistry
Associate Professor
Brian Grimes
Laboratory
Manager
Camilla Dagsgård
Research Topics:
• Bionanotechnology
• Biopolymers
• Drug delivery
• Stimuliresponsive
polymers
• Nanoplasmonics
• Synthesis of
nanostructures
• Polymer composite
materials
Research Topics:
• Molecular dynamics
• Density functional
theory
• Interfacial mass
transport
• Film drainage
• Coalescence
• Flocculation
• Population balances
• Multi-scale modeling
Topics:
•Contracts
•Training
•Health and Safety
•Day-to-day
menagement of lab
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Petroleum production
Topics:
Gas
EOR
Oil
(RCOO)
Wat
2Ca
er
Flow assurance
C
O2
RCOOH
(RCOO)2Ca
(wax, asphaltenes, hydrates)
Pressure release
(RCOO)2Ca
Separation
Increased pH
R-COOH
Water treatment
R-COOH
R
COOH
Oil spill response
R-COOH
R-COOH
R-COOH
Approach:
Experimental
Modelling
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Bionanotechnology
pH, T, hv, salt
Topics:
Functionalised nanoparticles
Stimuli response
Targeted drug delivery
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General approach
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Extensive collaboration
- Industry
- Research Institutes
- University groups
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TKP4525: Specialisation course (7.5 SP)
TKP4 Industrial Colloid Chemistry
TKP5 Surfactants and polymers in aqueous solutions
TKP4520 Specialisation project (15 SP)
- Study of the Mechanism of Formation of Calcium Naphthenate Deposits by Isothermal Titration
Calorimetry.
- Determination of Mass of Tetra Acid at the Water/Oil Interface by Combining Langmuir Trough with QCM
Measurements
- Study of the efficiency of commercial and green demulsifiers on water removal efficiency»
- Preparation and characterization of particle stabilized model oil emulsions
- New PPD Formulations
- Influence of dispersed nano-crystals on the non-Newtonian rheology of paraffinic oils
- Interfacial characterisation of gas-liquid interfaces related to gas flotation in offshore produced water
treatment
- Characterisation of liquid-liquid interfaces related to offshore produced water treatment
- Investigation of loss of surfactant by adsorption onto clay minerals related to enhanced oil recovery
methods
- Partitioning of surfactants between the water and oil phases related to enhanced oil recovery methods
- Design of Smart Superparamagnetic Polymer Nanocomposites
- Synthesis and Characterization of Chemically Stable FeCoPt Alloy Nanoparticles
- Smart nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery
- Introduction to molecular simulation of multi.component adsorption at liquid-liquid interfaces.
- Introduction to modeling gravity separation of emulsions: Application to crude oil-water separations
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