Liam Collins

Liam F Collins

R&D staff scientist

Liam Collins is an R&D staff scientist at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), a Department of Energy Nanoscale Science Research Center. He has over a decade of experience in the area of material science with a specialization in the development of atomic force microscopy (AFM) techniques for characterizing structure-function properties on the nanoscale.

Outstanding CNMS Staff Member Award 2020

Significant Event Award 2020 (for advancement of quantitative scanning probe microscopy by interferometric detection sensing)

CNMS Distinguished Patent Award 2018

CNMS Postdoctoral Award 2017

R&D 100 Award 2016

Microscopy Today Innovation Award 2016

MRS Graduate Student Gold Award 2014