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Robert John Collins was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1981. He graduated from Heriot–Watt University (Edinburgh) with a MPhys (Hons) in Physics in July 2003. After a year spent working in the commercial sector, Robert completed a PhD at Heriot–Watt University in July 2008 under the supervision of Prof Gerald S. Buller.
Robert is a Research Associate currently working on experimental implementations of quantum information protocols. He has previously worked on depth imaging, with Dr Aongus McCarthy, and single–photon sources. He is a member of the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Optical Society of America (OSA) and SPIE.
In his spare time, Robert enjoys badminton, swimming, hill walking and photography.