Education

  • EngD (Engineering Doctorate, research sponsored by Ricardo Ltd.), thesis: “Liquid Nitrogen and Liquid Natural Gas Energy Vectors for Heavy-Duty Internal Combustion Engines,” The University of Southampton, Southampton, England, 2016
  • MEng, The University of Southampton, Southampton, England, 2006

Testimony

I was brought up in a Christian home in Gravesend Kent, but only when I was 15 years old did I take personal responsibility for my faith. I became a Christian during a period of childhood illness (brain tumor). During this time God performed several wonderful miracles including protecting me from the effects of radiotherapy on the pituitary gland and miraculously restoring a portion of skull bone that was originally removed as part of exploratory surgery. I was grateful for all that God had done in sparing my life and also realized that I was guilty of breaking the law and was in need of his redemptive power. I began a search to know more about him and was particularly aware of the calling of 1 Peter 2:24. During this time I came across several apologetics-based ministries including Answers in Genesis. For the last 20 years, being a Christian has given me purpose, and I have made it my goal to pursue God in my work and family life.

Professional Experience

  • Director, Parfitt Engineering Design Ltd., Hampshire, England, 2016–present
  • Lecturer in Computer-Aided Design (part-time), Farnborough College of Technology, Farnborough, England, 2016–present
  • Systems Engineer for the Hybrid Drives Group, QinetiQ, Farnborough, England (2006–2011)
  • Research Engineer, The University of Southampton, Southampton, England, Summers of 2005 and 2006
  • Engineer, BAE Systems, Summer 2003
  • Named on a patent: “Liquid injection of normally gaseous fuels into an internal combustion engine”—GB2528861

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2006–present

Personal Information

Activities include spending time with family, gardening, walking, reading, and homeschooling.

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