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 who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.

Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.

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

Nanotechnology: Accelerating a Quantum Society

Breaking Down the Issues of Scaling Down Semiconductor Devices

The UK's First Dedicated Electron Diffraction Center

Cubic Boron Arsenide, the Semiconductor to Remember

Can 3D Printing Take Place at the Nanoscale?

What is Nanoelectronics?

Using Carbon Nanomaterials to Clean Up Oil Spills

Nanowires Are Helping to Shape Future Quantum Devices

UK Government Bodies Behind Nanotechnology Research Funding

What is Spintronics, and Why Does it Matter?