Ard Louis

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Ard Louis is a Reader in Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford, where he is director of graduate studies in Theoretical Physics and leads an interdisciplinary research group studying problems on the border between between theoretical physics and chemistry, applied mathematics and biology. From 2002 to 2010, he was a Royal Society University Research Fellow. Prior to Oxford he taught Theoretical Chemistry at Cambridge University where he was also director of studies in Natural Sciences at Hughes Hall. He was born in the Netherlands, raised in Gabon, Central Africa, did his undergraduate studies at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands and received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Cornell University, U.S.A.Dr. Louis is the International Secretary for Christiansin Science, an associate of the Faraday Institute for Science andReligion based at St. Edmunds College, University of Cambridge, served on the European Advisory board of the John Templeton Foundation, and the advisory board of the Biologos Foundation. He has a particular interest in helping Christian postgraduate students think through how their faith relates to their disciplines. He regularly speaks on the Oxford Developing a Christian Mind course and for the Veritas Forum.