Explaining the Future
How to Research, Analyze, and Report on Emerging Technologies
Sunny Bains, Senior Teaching Fellow, University College London, Engineering Department
Sunny Bains is a scientist and journalist in the Faculty of Engineering, University College London where she teaches research, analysis, and communication skills to science, engineering and technical journalism students. She received the UCL Provosts Teaching Award in 2016. Bains is also Editorial Director of Engineering Inspiration
, a customizeable news site that brings together the best news articles from across science and technology.
She started her journalism career as a physics undergraduate at Imperial College London, where she founded a magazine about holographic technology (
Holographics International). Over the next two decades she wrote hundreds of articles for magazines such as
Electronic Engineering Times, and
Laser Focus World, covering topics related to optics and photonics, machine intelligence and AI, emerging computing technologies, imaging, and displays.