The Institute of Surface Science and Corrosion within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering targets basic and applied aspects of surfaces and interfaces, electrochemistry of semiconductors and metals, modern aspects of micro- and nanotechnology as well as corrosion and corrosion protection (more details).
The Institute supports the transfer of fundamental knowledge into modern surface technology and promotes advancements leading up to technical applications. Due to this highly transdisciplinary approach, the scientific staff is recruited from various faculties and consists typically of physicists, chemists and materials science engineers.