Dr
Mike
Towrie
 
(01235) 446141
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RAL R92,G.22
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​​​​Ultra Group Leader

Research Interests

Development of ultrafast and imaging instruments, detectors and laser sources for time resolved linear and non-linear IR and Raman spectroscopy applied in structural chemical molecular biology and energy materials.

Background

PhD. University of Glasgow. Resonance Ionisation Mass Spectroscopy. Honorary Professorship Sheffield University. Meggers Award 2002 & 2007. Mike joined the LSF in 1989 and his research has centred on development and scientific application of lasers, detectors and spectroscopic and imaging instrumentation including the Raman Kerr Gate, the PIRATE, ULTRA, TRMPS and LIFEtime time resolved infrared facilities.

He is author and co-author on over 220 publications and has 3 patents relating to optical tweezers and sensors.​