People at INL


INL is focused on the discoveries of tomorrow relying on the experience, knowledge and vision of a mixed and balanced team of Directors. They enthusiastically work on the development of the INL project, leading Nanotechnology and Nanosciences forward.

  • Lars Montelius

    Director General, INL 2014

    Professor, Lund University, 2000

    Assistant Professor, Lund University, 1997

    Associated Professor (Docent), Lund University, 1993

    Visiting Scientist (Post Doc) at IBM, Yorktown Heights, USA 1988-1989

    Ph.D. h.c., Tartu University, Estonia, 2013

    Ph.D. Solid State Physics, University of Lund, 1987

    M.Sc. Electronic Engineering, University of Lund, 1981

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  • Paulo Freitas

    Deputy Director General of INL-International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (2009 - Present).

    Full Professor of Physics, Derpartment of Physics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal (2003 – Present).

    Director, INESC Microsystems and Nanotechnologies, Lisbon, Portugal and also Board Member (2000 – Present).

    Director, Solid State Technology Group at INESC (1990 – 2000).

    Ph.D. Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, US. (1986).

    M.S. Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, US. (1984).

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Advisory board

A research laboratory in the forefront of knowledge and technology needs advice of leading figures in its field. The following experts already accepted to serve on the INL International Advisory Board.

  • Roberto G.M.Caciuffo

    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Karlsruhe.

  • Thomas Jovin

    Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen.

  • Emilio Mendez

    Center for Functional Nanomaterials - Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York.

  • Christopher B. Murray

    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

  • Aristides A. G. Requicha

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

  • Mihail C. Roco

    National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia

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