Torleif is a senior research scientist at SINTEF where he has worked most of the time since 1984, holding various positions. Before joining SINTEF he worked as scientific assistant/scholarship-holder at the Department of physical chemistry, Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH, now NTNU). In a period he was employed as Principal core analyst at Reservoir Laboratories AS.
MSc in chemical engineering, NTH, 1977
D.Eng i physical chemistry, NTH, 1983
Competence and research areas
Chemical engineering, physical chemistry, irreversible thermodynamics, reservoir engineering, gas and water based improved oil recovery processes, CO2 storage, power production from salinity gradients by pressure retarded osmosis