Dr Ian Hawker was born and raised in Wallasey. After gaining a BSc degree in Physics from Leicester University and a PhD in Semiconductor Physics sponsored by AERE Harwell, he settled in Ipswich where he has spent a lifetime working in telecommunications. He has written many technical publications, but has always enjoyed science fiction and finally decided to put pen to paper himself.
His first 2 novels "A Life in Telecom…" and "What is Going on With the Machines?" were published in spring 2018.
"A Male Problem" is his third novel.
Ian is married, has three married children and two grandchildren. He lives happily with his wife and enjoys reading, dog walking and chess.