Robert K. Thomas

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Robert (Bob) Kemeys Thomas FRS (born 25 September 1941) is a physical chemist working in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory (PTCL) at the University of Oxford.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Harpenden, the son of the Rev. Herbert Samuel Griffiths Thomas MC and Dr Agnes Paterson Thomas (née McLaren).[citation needed] He was educated at St John's College, Oxford.[citation needed]

Career and research[edit]

He is a Fellow of University College, Oxford. He works in the field of soft condensed matter and is a pioneer in the development of neutron scattering and reflectivity techniques. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1998.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

He married Pamela Woods in 1968. They have three children.[citation needed]