Michael Holmboe

2015   Assistant Professor Umeå University, Sweden
2013 Post-doc. Uppsala University, Sweden
2011  Post-doc. Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab., CA, USA
2011   PhD KTH, Sweden


Email: michael.holmboe@umu.se



Guomin Yang, Ivars Neretnieks and Michael Holmboe. “Atomistic simulations of cation hydration in sodium and calcium montmorillonite nanopores”. The Journal of Chemical Physics 2017 147, 084705.
doi: 10.1063/1.4992001. Link.


Michael Holmboe, Per Larsson, Jamshed Anwar, Christel Bergström. “Partitioning into Colloidal Structures of Fasted State Intestinal Fluid studied by Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” Langmuir 2016, 32, 12732−12740. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03008. Link.

Joel Hellrup, Michael Holmboe, Karol P. Nartowski, Yaroslav Z. Khimyak, and Denny Mahlin. Structure and mobility of lactose in lactose/sodium montmorillonite nanocomposites, Langmuir 2016, 32, 13214−13225. doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01967. Link.

Christophe Tournassat, Ian C. Bourg, Michael Holmboe, Garrison Sposito, Carl I. Steefel, Molecular dynamics simulations of anion exclusion in clay interlayer nanopores, Clays and Clay Minerals, 64 (4), 374–388, 2016. doi:10.1346/CCMN.2016.0640403. Link.


Ruth Tinnacher, Michael Holmboe, Christophe Tournassat, Ian C. Bourg, James A. Davis. Ion adsorption and diffusion in smectite: Molecular, pore, and continuum scale views, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2016, 177, 130-149. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.12.010. Link.


Michael Holmboe, Ian C. Bourg, Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Water and Sodium Diffusion in Smectite Interlayer Nanopores as a Function of Pore Size and Temperature. The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2014. 118, p. 1001-1013. doi:10.1021/jp408884g. Link.


Michael Holmboe, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Porosity investigation of compacted Bentonite using XRD profile modeling, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 2012. 128(1-4): p. 19-32. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2011.10.005. Link.

Michael Holmboe, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Influence of γ-radiation on the reactivity of Montmorillonite towards H2O2. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2012. 81(2): p. 190–194. doi:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2011.10.009. Link.


Michael Holmboe, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Knapp Karin Norrfors, Effect of γ-radiation on radionuclide retention in compacted bentonite. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2011. 80(12): p. 1371-1377. doi:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2011.08.004. Link.

Michael Holmboe, Susanna Wold, Torbjörn Pettersson, Effects of the injection grout Silica sol on bentonite, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, A/B/C, 2011 36(17–18), 1580–1589. doi:10.1016/j.pce.2011.07.026. Link.


Michael Holmboe, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Colloid diffusion in compacted bentonite: Microstructural constraints, Clays and Clay Minerals, 58(4), 545-554. doi:10.1346/CCMN.2010.0580408. Link.


Michael Holmboe, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Sandra Garcia-Garcia, Effects of γ-irradiation on the stability of colloidal Na+-Montmorillonite dispersions, Applied Clay Science, 43, 86-90. doi:10.1016/j.clay.2008.07.004. Link.