Veeco Upcoming Investor Events

August 18, 2008

PLAINVIEW, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2008--Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced the following upcoming Investor Relations events.

Veeco management is scheduled to present on:

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 at 2:20pm EST at Citigroup's 15th Annual Global Technology Conference at The Hilton New York Hotel in New York City, NY.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 at 3:00pm EST at the Kaufman Brother's 11th Annual Investor Conference at the W Hotel in New York City, NY.

The presentations will be broadcast live via web cast 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.

Veeco management is also scheduled to present on:

Monday, September 8th, 2008 at Sidoti & Company's 7th Annual West Coast Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum in San Francisco, CA. While this conference is not being webcast, Veeco will post copies of relevant presentation materials on its website prior to the event.

About Veeco

Veeco Instruments Inc. manufactures 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 manufacturing and engineering 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 APAC.

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, 2007 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.

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

    SOURCE: Veeco Instruments Inc.