MChem (Balliol College, Oxford)
Lecturer in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
MChem (University of Oxford, 2005 - 09)
DPhil (University of Oxford, 2009 - present)
Tutor in Physical Chemistry
Optical trapping of colloids, force measurements using optical tweezers, optical binding, optical trapping of aerosol droplets.
Dear RD, Burnham DR, Summers MD, McGloin D, Ritchie G A D. Single aerosol trapping with an annular beam: improved particle localisation. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : PCCP. 2012.
Summers MD, Dear RD, Taylor JM, Ritchie GAD. Directed assembly of optically bound matter. Optics Express. 2012.
Moore LJ, Dear RD, Summers MD, Dullens RPA, Ritchie GAD. Direct Observation of Grain Rotation-Induced Grain Coalescence in Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals. Nano Letters. 2010.
Playing the saxophone, running and triathlons.
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