Sylwester Porowski

Sylwester Porowski

PAS Institute of High Pressure Physics


Prof. Sylwester Porowski is a physicist specializing in solid state physics. Between 1964 and 2010, he directed the High Pressure Research Laboratory at the PAS Institute of Physics, which became the PAS “Unipress” Laboratory of High Pressure Physics and Technologies in 1972 and the PAS Institute of High Pressure Physics in 2004. He has also done research abroad, at the University of Harvard (1967-69) and the University of Montpellier (after 1978). He is a member of the Polish Physical Society, the European Physical Society, and AIRAPT, of which he was president between 1999 and 2003.

What’s even more important than our scientific achievements is that the applications of our research and the experiences gained by the companies Ammono and TopGaN are increasingly likely to be widely implemented in the Polish economy – says Prof. Sylwester Porowski


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