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Dr Sunny Bains
Bernard Katz Building
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  • Associate Professor (Teaching)
  • Dept of Biochemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering Science

For full details of Dr Sunny Bains journalism, teaching, and editorial interests, plus her biography, please go to her website at http://www.sunnybains.com


The site for her book, Explaining the Future: How to Research, Analyze and Report on Emerging Technologies, which includes teaching resources and a blog that covers research, analysis, communication, and her current technical interests, is at http://explaining-the-future.org


For details of her company, Form and Content Media Limited, which runs media projects for research- and education-related technical institutions, please go to http://fac-media.com.

Research Summary

Sunny is currently researching a book on neuromorphic engineering, in collaboration with Professor Ralph Etienne-Cummings of Johns Hopkins University. Her other research interests stem from her teaching in the areas of research, analysis, and communication in emerging technologies.

Teaching Summary

Sunny's teaching is focussed in two main areas:

For information on her teaching of research and communication skills to scientists and engineers please go to: https://www.sunnybains.com/educator/critical-skills-for-physical-scientists-and-engineers/

For modules on technical journalism, please go to: https://www.sunnybains.com/journalist/ucl-modules-on-tech-journalism/

Academic Background
2016   ATQ04 - Recognised by the HEA as a Senior Fellow  
2016   Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy  
2005   Doctor of Philosophy Open University
1994   Master of Science Boston University
1990   Bachelor of Science Queen Mary College, University of London
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