Stuart Burgess

Stuart Burgess

Professor Stuart Burgess, BSc (Eng), PhD, CEng, FIMechE, has taught engineering design at Cambridge University and currently at Bristol University where he was head of the department of mechanical engineering (2004–2011). He has won many national awards for engineering design including the Turners Gold Medal and a Mollins Design Prize. He has also published over 130 scientific articles on design in engineering and design in nature. Prof. Burgess has 7 patents and has carried out design projects for industry (including designing parts of rockets and spacecraft for the European Space Agency). He has been co-editor of the International Journal of Design & Nature and is author of the books Hallmarks of Design, He Made the Stars Also and Design and the Origin of Man. Prof. Burgess is an Associate Speaker for Answers in Genesis and has lectured in many countries including the USA (a visiting professor at Liberty University, Virginia), Australia, Singapore and Japan. He is married to Jocelyn and they have five children.