Veeco Upcoming Investor Events

May 14, 2010

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., May 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) today announced the following upcoming Investor Relations events:

Veeco management is scheduled to present via webcast on:

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 10:40 AM ET at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at The Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 4:30 PM ET at the UBS Global Tech Conference at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City, New York.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 1:40 PM ET at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch SMID-Cap Conference at the InterContinental Boston in Boston, Massachusetts.

The presentations will be broadcast live via webcast and available on the Veeco website at . Presentation material will be posted to the Veeco website no later than 8:00AM ET the morning of the presentation.

About Veeco

Veeco Instruments Inc. designs, manufactures, markets and services enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. We have leading technology positions in our three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments. Veeco's product development, marketing, engineering and manufacturing facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, Arizona, Massachusetts and Minnesota. Global sales and service offices are located throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific.

To the extent that this news release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Business Description and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and in our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

SOURCE: Veeco Instruments Inc.

Veeco Instruments Inc.
Debra Wasser, 1 516-677-0200 x1472
SVP Investor Relations & Corporate Communications