Richard Collins, PhD, is a senior technology analyst at IDTechEx where he leads their research on lightweight technologies. This research focuses on advanced materials including composites, advanced porous materials, lightweight metals, and nanomaterials.
Richard's work has included authorship of several IDTechEx reports with granular market forecasts and technology benchmarking, interview-based company profiles for companies spanning the entire value chain, keynote and masterclass presentations at international conferences, and delivering custom consulting projects for billion-dollar companies.
Richard was awarded his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Oxford. He worked on the design and synthesis of organometallic catalysts as part of an industrial collaboration concerning the production of elastomers.