Lars Montelius defended his thesis in 1987 at Lund University and during 1988-89 he spent a Post-doc year at IBM, Yorktown Heights working with Scanning Probe Microscopy. In 1989 he was appointed as Head of the Nanometer Laboratory at Lund University. His 25+ years of work in nanotechnology has centered around scanning probe microscopy & spectroscopy & luminescence & imaging & manipulation of low-D structures, electron & ion beam and nanoimprint lithography & processing applied to single electron tunneling, quantized conductance and various bio and NEMS-devices.
Lars Montelius H-index is 32 and he has given more than 70 personally invited talks, filed 22 patent applications and published more than 170 publications giving rise to 3.639 citations, with ≈250 citations per year over last 5 years. (Data from ISI Web of Knowledge 2014-03-29).
Currently he is the President Elect for IUVSTA: The International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications iuvsta-us.org/ and he is Working Group Chair of the two European Technology Platforms NANOFutures: The European initiative for sustainable development by Nanotechnologies www.nanofutures.eu and EuMat: The European Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies: eumat.eu.