Professor Brian Collins
Professor Brian S. Collins was given an Award of Doctor of Science honoris causa by City in 2013.
Professor Collins has been Professor of Engineering Policy at University College London since August 2011, and is a Visiting Professor at City and at Wollongong University, Australia.
He previously held a professorial role at Cranfield University, from 2003 to 2011. Alongside his university work, Professor Collins was the Department for Transport's Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) (2006-2011) and CSA in the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform from 2008, which became the Department for Business Innovation and Skills in 2009, until May 2011.
Professor Collins has also held a range of other posts in the industry. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Civil Engineers and the Royal Academy of Engineering, and a member of the Royal Society.
In the New Year's Honours List 2011, Professor Collins was awarded the Honour of Companion of the Bath (CB).