Lars Montelius

Lars Montelius

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory


“Closing the gap between Advances in Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials and its deployment”

INL is the only true international by status nanotechnology RTO worldwide. Professor in Nanotechnology at Lund University, Sweden. He was during 2003-2009 Dean of the Physics Department, Science and Engineering Faculties, Lund University. Director 2009-2011 for Øresund University & Øresund Science Region, being a cross-border cooperation between eleven universities, three regional authorities, two countries in the Øresund Region.

He was Chair 2007-2014 of the Swedish Technical Standardization Committee on Nanotechnology. LM is the founder of several Swedish companies working with nanotechnology. Currently he is the President for IUVSTA: The International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications with more than 150 000 members from 32 countries and he is a member of the EC Executive High Level Group (HLG) at US NMPB, board member and Working Group Chair of the two European Technology Platforms NANOFutures: The European initiative for sustainable development by Nanotechnologies and EuMat: The European Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies.