• Born in Sheffield, England.
• Chartered professional engineer.
• Qualifications etc: BSc, PhD, CEng, FIET, FInstMC.
• Married for 39 years.
• Two daughters.
• One granddaughter.
• Attended Greenhill Methodist Church, Sheffield, England, since before birth.
• Occasionally ejected from Sunday school, due to disruptive behaviour. Father inevitably not amused!
• Excellent knowledge of science, for his age, prevented him "becoming a Christian" in his mid- to late-teens.
• Learned more about the relationship between science and Christianity by reading / praying.
• Became a Christian at age 22.
• Now a speaker and author on the relationship between science and religion.
• BSc and PhD in control systems analysis and design.
• Chartered engineer - so an applied scientist, as opposed to a pure scientist such as a theoretical physicist.
• Elected a Fellow of two UK engineering institutions.
• Ten years working in process control research and development in the steel industry.
• Obtained PhD (on automatic control of flatness when rolling stainless steel) whilst working full-time in the industry - mainly on other projects!
• 25 years full-time lecturing in control system analysis and design at Sheffield Hallam University.
• Took early retirement in 2010, but still does some carefully-selected university lecturing.
• Is still retained by the University to carry out an idustrial liaison role.
Where to find Ken Dutton online
Where to buy in print
A Working Faith In An Age Of Science: Science And Religion In Harmony
by Ken Dutton
This book looks at several difficult questions which arise at the interface between science and religion. It does so in an introductory manner, with the science being presented in a "popular science" style. The target audience is from late teenage onwards, so no degree is needed. It argues that there need be no conflict between an authentic religious faith, and the findings of modern science.
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