Dr Ben Clark

MEng, DIS, PhD

Pronouns: He/him
  • University Teacher in Digital Electronics


Ben received an MEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University in 2014 and was also awarded a Diploma in Industrial Studies through his placement at National Instruments, UK.

He continued to study at Loughborough University and completed his PhD on two-dimensional direction of arrival estimation with time modulated arrays in 2019. He then worked as a Research Associate, developing embedded sensor technologies and software solutions for data acquisition and signal processing systems.

As of 2020, he is a University Teacher in Digital Electronics in the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering. He teaches in modules and supervises projects related to microcontrollers and software on embedded systems.

Qualifications and Awards

Ben was awarded Fellowship (FHEA) during 2020 in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) for teaching and learning support in higher education.  

In 2021, he was presented with a STEMLab Teaching Innovation Award at the Loughborough University Learning and Teaching Conference for his work on transforming existing ELVIS-II based laboratory equipment in STEMLab for use in blended learning activities with Dr Sheryl Williams and Dr Alford Chauraya. 


Main research interests: 

  • Innovative teaching technologies 

  • InternetofThings(IoT) and connected sensing systems 
  • Sensor arrays and signal processing 

Current teaching responsibilities

Module Leader:

  • WSB014 – Embedded Systems Programming
  • WSC318 – Embedded Systems Design and Implementation

Module Tutor:

  • WSA013 – Digital Systems
  • WSA019 – Industrial Group Project
  • WSB010 – Electronics
  • WSD001 – Team Project

Current administrative responsibilities

  • Admissions Tutor for Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering UG Courses 
  • Wolfson School Wellbeing Champion