Surface Chemistry at Michigan Tech

Surface science provides the foundation for understanding chemical mechanisms and physical transformations on surfaces and interfaces. We aim to understand the fundamental reactions on the surface of hetergeneous materials to uncover the physical and chemical properties for catalytic and environmental processes.


Multiple surface analytical techniques are needed to fully understand interfacial chemical reactions, explore how we answer important questions.


Our group attends many conferences a year and is involved in middle/high school STEM programs.


Our plan and strategy encompasses designing mixed metal oxide structures using bottom-up surface chemical approaches.


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Department of Chemistry
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1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI

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