Richard Collins, PhD, is a technology analyst at IDTechEx where he leads their research on lightweight technologies. This research focuses on lightweight materials including composites, advanced porous materials, and lightweight metals as well as alternate lightweighting technologies.
Richard’s work has included producing interview-based company profiles for companies spanning the entire value chain, authorship of several IDTechEx reports, 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.