Dirk is a Research and Development Engineer and Scientist at Surface Measurement Systems. Since joining in 2013, Dirk has been involved in many innovative projects including the award winning DVS Speed of Sound ultrasonic gas analysis instrument, where Dirk designed the electronics, firmware, interface definition and measurement algorithm as well as doing investigations of the physics and completion of pre-production prototypes. He is also involve in rewriting existing firmware and the design and implementation of the new architecture for DVS Vacuum. His works also includes a broader, general research and development concerning sensors.
Dirk attended Nottingham University and has a degree in Physics plus extensive experience in engineering consultancy.