Wonders of Creation: Design in a Fallen World
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Brian Edwards was Pastor of Hook Evangelical Church, Surbiton, for twenty-nine years, before becoming President of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches. He is an international speaker, a member of the Tyndale Society and editor of the Travel Guide series. He has a ministry of writing, lecturing and preaching, and is the author of over eleven books.
Andy McIntosh, DSc, FIMA, CMath, FEI, CEng, FInstP, MIGEM, FRAeS up to 2010 was Professor of Thermodynamics and Combustion Theory at the University of Leeds. He has had a long scientific research career concerning mathematics, combustion and aeronautics, both in academia and government establishments and is now a visiting Professor at Leeds. He is married with three children living, and one who died in infancy, with currently six grandchildren. He speaks regularly both in the UK and abroad in connection with the importance of origins. In the latter years of his academic work, his research led him into the life sciences with the study of the bombardier beetle, and the whole field of biomimetics - learning engineering solutions from nature. This research, inspired by the intricate design features of the beetle, has led to a novel spray technology being applied to fuel injectors, pharmaceutical sprays, aerosols and fire extinguishers.
Dr Stuart Burgess, Ph.D., is a Reader in Engineering Design at Bristol University. His research areas include the study of design in nature. He previously worked in industry, designing rocket and satellite systems for the European Space Agency. He is winner of the Worshipful Company of Turners Gold Medal for the design of the solar array deployment system on the 1.4 billion ENVISAT earth observation satellite.