Aroaro Research and Development Space
The TeamOur team is formed by brilliant researchers and developers.
Here’s the team:
David is a cool guy. When he is not playing his electric bass guitar or swimming in the Hauraki harbor, he is planning the next cool thing in data visualisation. Heaps of experience and lots of hard work have made David the leader of Aroaro. We are happy he is showing us the way forward to make our system a top immersive analytics tool.
Aroaro Project Lead, Software Engineer, Solution Architect
Aroaro Project lead, Immersive Analytics Researcher
Fernando has been working on networks for a long time. Network optimisation, network pricing and more recently modelling network evolution. When he is not riding his bicycle up and down the Waitakeres, he can be found trying hard to make us understand what network data visualisation is and why it could become a strategic decision-making tool for business managers.
Developer, Software Development Lead
Cool guy with extraordinary developing skills. Love Coke.
Researcher, Data Solution Lead
Jing majors in Infosys, Business Analytics and Statistics. She’s passionate about the application of data, and technology to business, and she’s so curious to learn new knowledge and pick up things fast. Her self-defence training experience taught her “Never give up, and never say never.” Jing enjoys thinking and working with this talented team.
Other key Contributors
A reliable and easy-going individual who is major in the information systems of the University of Auckland. June always staying positive to take challenges. She enjoys working in a team environment and is eager to learn new things. She loves food and outdoor activities such as hiking and playing badminton.
Yijun (June) Lin
Matthew is a software engineering student in his third year. He is passionate about backend software development and distributed systems. He has a successful track record in undertaking and delivering complex software projects. Matthew is a hardworking team player motivated to learn new things and take on tough challenges. In his spare time he enjoys working out, gaming and hiking.
Backend & Frontend Software Engineer
Extended Reality Developer
Nic is the founder and lead-developer of Dire Ray, an indie games company based in Auckland. He’s been involved with a number of creative projects over the years, including music composition, 3D animation, story-writing, and game-design. Nic is positive, dedicated, creative, and enjoys meeting and working alongside other artists and developers. His interests include gaming, urban bike-riding, outdoors and trave
Isabelle is in her final year of her Computer Systems Engineering degree. Her love for stories and video games sparked her dive into interactivity development, and she hasn’t looked back since. She likes VR, and she likes programming — so she’s very happy hanging out with the Aroaro team as a job!
Extended Reality Developer
He was born and raised in the beautiful land of Aotearoa New Zealand. Currently, He is finishing his conjoint Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Commerce (Computer Science and Information Systems).
He sees technology as the most important and interesting medium to help people by making their lives easier and more fruitful.