Professor Chris Collier

chris collier

Professor Chris Collier obtained a BSc in Physics from Imperial College, London, and a PhD and DSc from the University of Salford. He joined the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) as Head of Strategic Partnerships at University of Leeds in 2009, subsequent to leaving  the University of Salford, which he joined in 1995 after 27 years in the UK Met Office. In 1982 he was awarded the Royal Meteorological Society High Robert Mill Medal for his work on the use of radar for QPE, in 1984 he received the UK Met Office L.G.Groves Prize for leading radar network development and in 1986 he was awarded the First World Meteorological Organisation Vaisala Prize for papers on QPE using radar. From 2004 to 2006 Professor Collier was President of the Royal Meteorological Society, and was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Society in 2012.