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Dr Sunny Bains
Bernard Katz Building
  • Principal Teaching Fellow
  • 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 FHEA Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy – Education  
2016 SFHEA ATQ04 - Recognised by the HEA as a Senior Fellow – Education  
2005 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Artificial Intelligence Open University
1994 MS Master of Science – Journalism Boston University
1990 BSc Hons Bachelor of Science – Physics Queen Mary College, University of London
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