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Institute of Power Engineering Ceramic Department CEREL. It has been functioning since 1972. CEREL is located in Boguchwała near Rzeszów.


In the structures of Ceramic Department there are two units:

1. Ceramic Engineering Plant composed of: Laboratory of Testing Raw and Ceramic Materials as well as Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Material Laboratory.

2. Prototype Plant including Start-up & Experimental Production Department, which is supported by Technological and Constructional Lab.

Our activities are concentrated on research of traditional, modern and advanced ceramic materials as well as on manufacturing broad range of products out of majority oxide ceramic materials.

Having our own research department allows us rapid implementation of modern ceramic materials and new products.

CEREL specializes in precision machined alumina and zirconium elements of machines and devices.

Our products are successfully used in many branches of industries, such as: power, motorization, metallurgy, chemical, aeronautics, arboreal, and many others.

Our goal is to gain domestic and foreign trade partners, who are interested in applying ceramic high wear resistant parts in their machines and equipment.

We have innovative technical potential and highly qualified staff, which allows us to develop and carry out professional scientific research at a scope of implementation, manufacturing, application and sales.

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  • Workshop April 7th, 2017: Manufacturing technologies, properties and applications of advanced structural ceramic materials

The workshop will be a scientific forum where international experts from both academia and industry can discuss about research and development in the field of ceramic science. The aims of the workshop are: (i) to present the actual manufacturing technologies used in industrial processes, (ii) to introduce the properties and propose applications of advanced structural ceramic materials and (iii) to disseminate recent discoveries in the modelling of ceramics.


 The workshop will take place on April 7, 2017 at Grand Hotel Boutique Sp. z o.o. in Rzeszów, Poland. (The link to the hotel website is the following: The Grand Hotel is located at 1a Dymnickiego street, just in the city centre. Traveling from Rzeszów Airport, one should take a bus indicated by letter “L” to the central train station of  Rzeszów and then go on foot - the walking distance from Rzeszów central train station to the Grand Hotel is about 15 minute.



Invited speakers for the Plenary Session of the workshop are:

Professor Mirosław Bućko from Department of Ceramics and Refractories, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology

Professor Zbigniew Pędzich from Department of Ceramics and Refractories, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology


The complete workshop program and book of abstracts will be available on March 15, 2017.


Important information

 Please use >>>this abstract template<<< and submit your one page abstract to Dr. Magdalena Gromada (e-mail: before March 1, 2017.



 The workshop is organized by Institute of Power Engineering, Ceramic Department CEREL, Research Institute situated in Boguchwała near Rzeszów in Poland.


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Institute of Power Engineering
Ceramic Department CEREL
ul. Techniczna 1
36-040 Boguchwała
tel. +48 17 87 11 700
fax. +48 17 87 11 277
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tel. +48 17 87 20 175

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