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The Piezo Institute is the hub of European expertise and resources in piezoelectric materials

The institute's executive board and founding members include researchers from France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain and the UK. Companies like Meggitt/Ferroperm are also involved MORE...


26 May 2020

PIEZO 2021 

The Piezo 2021 Conference website is now open 


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25 May 2020

The Piezo Institute is now on Facebook!

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26 March 2020

ECAPD 2020 Conference

The European Conference on Appilcations and Polar Dielectrics is organised in Trondheim, Norway, 14-17 June 2020. For more information, clic here.



Ba1-xCaxTi0.90Zr0.10O3 shear properties and their frequency dependence determined from ceramic plates by an effective method for resonance decoupling

A. Reyes-Montero, L. Pardo, A. García, A.M. Gonzalez and M.E. Villafuerte-Castrejón


A New Prospect in Road Traffic Energy Harvesting Using Lead-Free Piezoceramics

Manuel Vázquez-Rodríguez, Francisco J. Jiménez, Lorena Pardo, Pilar Ochoa, Amador M. González and José de Frutos.


Modelling and experimental measurements of the mechanical response of piezoelectric structures from millimetre to micrometre

Maxime Bavencoffe, Nikhil Tembhurnikar, B. Negulescu, G. Feuillard

Job vacancies

22 May 2020


Deadline for application May 29, 2020, 2 pm, CET

Magnetic ceramics have been attracting considerable interest due to their wide range of applications. These span the whole field of magnetic screening, magnetic data storage, chokes, sensors and devices based on magnetoelectric coupling in multife...

4 October 2019

Master internship 5 months between February 2020 and July 2020 on modeling of the functional properties of ceramics with core-shell structure.

Ceramics with core-shell structure have been in development in the past years for very diverse applications because they allow to obtain combinations of properties that can not be obtained with conventional ceramics. We will first look at dielectr...

2 April 2019

PhD : Solid State Growth of Piezoelectric Single Crystals

Piezoelectric materials are at the heart of a £20bn p.a. industry in sensors and actuators, providing the functional heart of devices such as ultrasound medical imaging transducers, naval sonar and automotive fuel injection systems. This 4 y...