Derek C. Schuurman (PhD, McMaster University) is professor of computer science at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He previously taught at Dordt University and Redeemer University and has also worked as an engineer designing embedded systems. Coauthor of PSpice Simulation of Power Electronics Circuits (with R.S. Ramshaw) and author of Shaping a Digital World: Faith, Culture and Computer Technology, Schuurman has also done research in the areas of robotics and computer vision as well as faith and technology issues.
Schuurman is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and holds memberships with the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) and the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS). He is a fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) and an associate fellow of the Kirby Laing Centre for Public Theology in Cambridge.