Ceramics, ceramic-metal composites and biomimetic materials

Optimization of ceramic-metal composites fabrication. Influence of the metal phase on the microstructure and properties of composites. Ceramic-metal interface.

Functionally graded ceramic-metal composites. Novel hybrid ceramic-metal composites. Composites of the following systems: ceramic matrix Al2O3, ZrO2, SiO2 with Fe, Mo, W, Ni, Ti, Al. Biomometics, biogenic silica, diatoms, ancient pottery.

Research activities

  • Ceramic-metal composites
  • Biomimetics
  • Hybrid ceramic-metal composites
  • Ancient pottery

Research collaboration

National collaboration

  • Faculty of Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology

International collaboration

  • EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland | professor Thomas Graule


Professor Katarzyna Konopka
+48 22 234 87 38
Division of Ceramic Materials and Polymers