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Lars Hultman

Professor

1. M.Sc. Applied Physics, 1984, Linköping University (LiU)

2. PhD at LiU 1988, in Materials Physics, titled “Growth of Single- and Polycrystalline TiN and ZrN Thin Films by Reactive Magnetron Sputtering”. Supervisor Prof. Jan-Eric Sundgren

3. Visiting Professor 2004-06 with Prof. J.E. Greene at Univ. of Illinois , Urbana (SSF-SIG)
Post-doctor 1989-1990 with Prof. S.A. Barnett at Northwestern University

4. Docent, 1991, in Materials Physics, LiU

5. Present Position: Professor with tenure, Head of Thin Film Physics Div. LiU since 1999

6. Acting Prof. 1995-99 LiU. during Prof. Jan-Eric Sundgren’s leave of absence
NFR Research Associate Professor 1992-1999 (särskild forskartjänst), Linköping Univ.

7. Parental Leave 1.5 years for children: Nils (1992); Olof (1994); and Adrian (2004)
Military officer training 1979-1980: Sergeant, Artillery, A1/A6, Jönköping

8. Supervised PhD’s, Date of Dissertation, and present employer

  • Niklas G Sarius          2010                                       SP, Jönköping
  • Carina Höglund          2010                                       ESS AB, Lund
  • Jenny Frodelius           2010                                       SP, Borås
  • Björn Alling               2010 co-supervisor                Assist. Prof. Linköping University
  •   Andrej Furlan            2009                                       Post-doc at Uppsala University
  •   Axel Flink                  2008                                       Impact Coatings AB (spin-off comp.)
  •   David Trinh                            2008                                       Arcam AB, Göteborg (prev. SAPA HT)
  •   Per Eklund                 2007                                       LiU / Aarhus/iNANO
  • Jens Emmerlich          2006                                       Researcher at RWTH Aachen
  • Anders Hörling          2005 ind. Grad. Student         SECO Tools AB (prev. Element 6 AB)
  • Torbjörn Joelsson      2005                                       Impact Coatings AB (spin-off company)
  • Jörg Neidhardt           2004                                       VonArdenne AG (prev. Qimonda AG)
  • Jens-Arne Jensen       2002                                      Siemens, Berlin
  • Lisa Åbom                 2002 co-supervisor                SAPA Technolology, Finspång , Sweden
  • Per Persson                2001                                       VR Researcher LiU (prev. FEI Company)
  • Lennart Karlsson        1999 ind. grad student           SECO Tools AB, Sweden
  • Mats Johansson           1998                                       SECO Tools / J2 Engineering
  • Carolina Engström                  1998                                       Volvo TU AB, Sweden
  • Henrik Ljungcrantz      1995                                                 CeO Impact Coatings AB

 Present PhD Student Research Supervision

  • Kristina Buchholt (co-supervisor)
  • Jonas Lauridsen
  • Lars Johnson
  • Ali Khatibi
  • Agne Zukauskaite
  • Justinas Palisaitis ( co-supervisor)
  • Aurelija Mockute   ( co-supervisor)
  • Anders Eriksson (co-supervisor)
  • Susann Schmidt
  • Simon Olsson (co-supervisor)
  • Olof Tengstrand
  • Davide Sangiovanni (co-supervisor)
  • Sergey Khromov (co-supervisor)
  • Hanna Fager                        
  • Hanna Kindlund,
  • Amie Fallqvist (co-supervisor)
  • Xia Chao (co-supervisor)

19 Supervised Post-Docs

Research Contributions (Web of Science)

  • 430 scientific publications and >70 invited and plenary talks.
  • 5100 citations to my papers (excl. self-citations)
  • h -index 53.
  • ISI most cited researcher in Materials Science

Prices, Honors and Awards

  • 2010 and 2000 The Jacob Wallenberg Scholarship in Material Science
  • 2009 Elected Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA), Class 8
  • 2008 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), Section V.
  • 2007 Fellow of the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
  • 2006 Fellow of AVS (Society for Science & Technol. of Materials, Interfaces & Processes)
  • 2003 Excellent Researcher Recognition by the Swedish Research Council (VR)
  • 1993 Swedish Government award for most prominent young researcher.
  • 1990 Welch Foundation Scholarship by the Int. Union for Vacuum Sci. Technique & Appl
  • 1989-90 Post-doc Scholarship at Northwestern Univ., Swed. Natural Science Council (NFR).
  • 1988 Docent Sven Palmqvist memorial award administered by SECO Tools AB, Sweden .
Administration and Management / Scientific Leadership

 

  • 2010-15      Director Government Strategic Research Area Grant in Materials Science, AFM
  • 2008-14      ERC Advanced Grant
  • 2006-15     Director VR Linnaeus Grant LiLI-NFM
  • 2007-16     Director VINNOVA Excellence Center FunMat;
  • 2006-10     Director SSF SRC MS2E        
  • 2000-05     Director: SSF Materials Research Program: on Film Synthesis   at LiU & UU
  • 1998 – ongoing   Head, Thin Film Physics Division, 52 persons
  • 1997-00      Director: SSF Interdiscipl. Materials Res. Consort. Thin-Film Growth,Linköping

 

Professional Affiliations

 

  • 2010-ong    Board of Directors, MAX-IV Synchrotron Laboratory, Lund , Sweden
  • 2010-12     Board of Directors, AVS
  • 2008-ong    Adv. Comm. KITE CoE Knowledge Integration in Transnat. Enterprise, LiU
  • 2008-10     Board member, Carbodeon Ltd Oy
  • 2007-09     Chair, Executive Comm Advanced Surface Eng Div/ AVS
  • 2001-07      Chancellor of Sweden to IUVSTA (vice-chancellor 1998-2001)
  • 1994-04      Board member of the Scandinavian Society for electron microscopy
  • 1996-98      Founding member & Secretary of the Swedish Assoc. for Surface Engineering
  • 1997-98      President of the Swedish Vacuum Society;   Board member, 1996—2008

 

Member of Program Committees for International Conferences

 

  • Scientific Comm. Internat Conf on Reactive Sputter Deposition, www.RSD2011.se
  • Internat. Steering Committee, IVC-I8/ICN+T 2010/ICSS-14, Beijing Aug 23-27, 2010
  • Program & General Chair (2004) Chair ICMCTF, San Diego , 700 papers, 2003-2004
  • Program Committee Int. Vacuum Congress, (IVC), Birmingham , UK , 1998
  • Program Committee ICSCIII-N,   Stockholm , 1997

 

Commission of trust for Linköping University

 

  • Member, University Board, 2007- 2012 and Vice Chancellor Recruitment Committee 2011
  • Chair, Center for Nano Science & Technology (CENANO) at Linköping Univ., 2003-ong
  • Coordinator, Dept. Chair (Prefect) Selection, 2002
  • Chairman, committee for reviewing the structure of the Department IFM, 2001-2002
  • Member, Dept of Physics (IFM) Board, 1999-2003
  • Member, Center for Industrial Information Techn. (CENIIT) at Linköping, 1998-2004
  • Vice chairman, Educational Board at Campus Norrköping, 1997-2003

 

Editorships and Evaluation Committees

 

  • Editor of the journal Vacuum, 1994 – ongoing; Associate Editor JVST A, 2002 - 2003
  • Scientific Advisory Committee: NFL Studsvik Neutron Research Lab., 2001-2005
  • Reviewer proposals: Swedish, Australian, Norwegian, Austrian, Islandic Science Councils
  • Referee for J. Appl. Phys, Thin Solid Films, JVST. Physica Scripta, PRB, CPL, APL, SCT
  • 4 times faculty/external examiner for PhD theses;   24 times committee member PhD Theses

 

Entrepreneurial Achievements

  • 11 patent applications from innovations in nanotech., surface eng., and materials science
  • Spin-off company: Impact Coatings AB by former PhD student, Dr. Henrik Ljungcrantz


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