Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer, editor, and proofreader with a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Oxford. He is committed to clear and engaging written communication and enjoys telling complex, technical stories in a relevant and understandable way.

An avid consumer of the latest science and technology developments, and an enthusiastic lifelong learner, Ben likes to share the fascinating news coming from these fields with a wide and varied audience.

Prior to his freelance career, Ben used his passion for science and technology to inspire and enable young people and adults in deprived areas in the UK to pursue STEM and tech in their education, their career and their own enterprises. Project managing coding competitions, skills courses and education policy in a local government setting, Ben helped disadvantaged people to unlock their potential and lead rewarding and interesting lives.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

Pedestrian Defense: Making E-Scooter Use Safer with Sensors

How Graphene Could Help to Manufacture Low-Cost Miniature Gas Sensors

The World’s First Self-Installed Condition Monitoring Technology

The Benefits of Installing Sensors on Wind Turbines

Argo AI's Game-Changing LiDAR Sensors for Safer Self-Driving Cars

The Graphene-Based Sensor that Detects COVID in Less than 5 Minutes

Velodyne Lidar's Velarray H800: Providing Self-Driving Cars with Improved Vision

How CO2 Gas Sensors Could Help Control COVID-19

Wearable Sensors and Big Data: Today's Challenges and Tomorrow's Potential

QueueSight: The Innovative Social Distancing Tool with Sensing Technology