Prof. Stuart Burgess has taught engineering design at Cambridge University and Bristol University in the UK. He has published over 130 scientific articles on design in engineering and design in nature. He has seven patents and has carried out design projects for industry including designing parts of rockets and spacecraft for the European Space Agency. He is author of the books Hallmarks of Design, He Made the Stars Also, and The Origin of Man. He is married to Jocelyn and they have five children.