Lars Montelius

Iberian International Nanotechnology Laboratory

Since Sept 1st, 2014, Lars Montelius is the Director-General of INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory in Braga, Portugal.

He is a full professor in Nanotechnology at Lund University, Sweden and he was Dean of the Physics Department, Science and Engineering Faculties, Lund University, during 2003-2009.

From 2009-2011, he was the director for Öresund University & Öresund Science Region, being a cross-border cooperation between eleven universities, three regional authorities, two countries in the Öresund Region.

Between 2007 and 2014, he was chair of the Swedish Technical Standardization Committee on Nanotechnology and he is the founder of several Swedish companies working with nanotechnology.

Currently, he is also the President of IUVSTA – The International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications with more than 150000 members from 32 countries and he is a member of the EC Executive High Level Group (HLG) at DG NMPB, the board member and Working Group Chair of the two European Technology Platforms NANOFutures and EuMat.