Dr. Timothy Collins

Tim Collins gained his B.Sc. and D.Phil. in Chemical Physics at the University of Sussex, where he studied molecular dynamics using molecular beams and laser spectroscopy. He then went on to hold post-doctoral research associate jobs at the IRC in Polymer Science and Technology at the University of Leeds and later the University of Bradford studying structure-property relationships of polymers. Tim then moved to Applied Photophysics Limited initially as Scientific Software Engineer becoming the R&D Manager in 2007. In 2014 Tim joined Surface Measurement Systems as Head of Research and Development, and in 2016 was promoted to the role of Director of Engineering, overseeing R&D and Production. Tim has also been ensuring that everyone within the Company works safely, and leads our strong Health and Safety team. At home, Tim enjoys gardening and cooking.