Course in Surface and Interface Science

Surface ArraySurface and Interface Science CH5665/MSE5665

(3 credits)
WF 1-2 p.m., M 1-4 p.m. (lab)

Course Description – covers an advanced study of:

  • surface processes
  • properties of crystalline surfaces
  • surface analysis methods
  • applications towards materials science, heterogeneous catalysis, environmental science, semiconductor and energy industries


  • Understand the physical and chemical processes on a surface
  • Distinguish differences between surface science techniques and their respective capabilities
  • Analyze example data from surface science techniques
  • Recognize, review and interpret surface science literature
  • Design an experiment (or project) and choose a surface science technique that would solve a proposed hypothesis

For more information contact:

Dr. Kathryn A. Perrine

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