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To date 17 workgroups, from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the Freie Universität Berlin, the Technische Universität Berlin, the Universität of Potsdam and the Fritz-Haber-Institute, participate in the Research School and cover a wide range of experimental and theoretical approaches to the study of the surfaces of complex materials.

Prof. Dr. M. Dähne
Institute of Physics
Technische Universität Berlin
Research areas: Chemical reaction engineering of heterogeneous catalysts

Prof. Dr. C. Draxl
Institute of Physics
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Research areas: Ab initio theory of organic interfaces and optical excitations

Dr. A. Fielicke
Institute of Chemistry
Technische Universität Berlin
Research areas: Spectroscopy and chemistry of metal clusters and cluster complexes

Prof. Dr. H.-J. Freund
Department of Chemical Physics
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Research areas: Chemistry and physics of oxide based model catalysts

Prof. Dr. K. Franke
Department of Physics
Freie Universität Berlin
Research areas: Tunnelling microscopy of single molecules on surfaces

Prof. Dr. Tobias Kampfrath
Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Physics
Research areas: Terahertz dynamics at interfaces

Prof. Dr. N. Koch
Institute of Physics
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Research areas: Supramolecular systems, organic/inorganic interfaces

Prof. Dr. B. Paulus
Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Freie Universität Berlin
Research areas: Quantum chemistry and electronic structure of materials

Prof. Dr. K. Rademann
Institute of Chemistry
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Research areas: Spectroscopy, reactivity, and structure of clusters and nanoparticles

Prof. Dr. T. Risse
Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Freie Universität Berlin
Research areas: EPR spectroscopy on single crystal surfaces

Prof. Dr. P. Saalfrank
Institute of Chemistry
University of Potsdam
Research areas: Theory of ultrafast processes at surfaces

Prof. Dr. J. Sauer
Institute of Chemistry
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Research areas: theoretical description of chemical processes on surfaces

Prof. Dr. M. Scheffler
Theory Department
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Research areas: Theoretical description of the electronic structure of surfaces and dynamic surface processes

Prof. Dr. R. Schlögl
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Research areas: Mechanistic characterization of heterogeneous catalysts

Prof. Dr. R. Schomäcker
Institute of Chemistry
Technische Universität Berlin
Research areas: Chemical reaction engineering of heterogeneous catalysts

Prof. Dr. M. Weinelt
Institute of Experimental Physics
Freie Universität Berlin
Research areas: Ultrafast surface dynamics

Prof. Dr. M. Wolf
Department of Physical Chemistry
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Research areas: Optical characterization of ultrafast processes on surfaces

Work in all groups is closely related, and numerous thematic and methodological contacts already exist. These will be fostered by collaboration within the Research School, providing excellent training for young graduates.