Lars Montelius

Lars Montelius

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory


The Role Of Interdisciplinarity To Enable Rapid And Novel Responses To Societal Challenges – A Learning Perspective From The Ongoing Covid-19 Pandemics

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.