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Judy Kay
Director
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Judy aims to create personalised computing that is embedded throughout the environment to support people in the broad range of activities that are important to their lives.

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Bob Kummerfeld
CHAI Principal
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Bob Kummerfeld's research interests lie in the general area of pervasive computing with an emphasis on user modelling.

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Kalina Yacef
CHAI Principal
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Kalina Yacef's research lies in the fields of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Educational Data Mining and Human Computer Interaction.

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Alan Fekete
CHAI Principal
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The motivation for my research and teaching is to improve the state-of-practice in the IT profession when dealing with enterprise software.

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David Lowe
CHAI Principal
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Professor David Lowe is the Associate Dean (Education) and Professor of Software Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at The University of Sydney.

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Irena Koprinska
CHAI Principal
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James Curran
CHAI Principal
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James Curran's research is in statistical natural language. At the same time, he has a commitment to creating outstanding opportunities for students to learn computer science.

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Josiah Poon
CHAI Principal
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Phillip Gough
Senior Research Fellow
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Augusto Dias
PhD Student
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I am a data scientist keen to explore new solutions for the everyday problems where I work, using the best tools and data available.

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Callum Parker
PhD Student
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Chris Wong
PhD Student
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Christopher Ackad
PhD Student & Research Associate
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Christopher is a Ph.D. student with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney, under the direction of Professor Judy Kay.

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Farahnaz Yekeh
PhD Student & Research Associate
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Farahnaz Yekeh is a PhD student with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney

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Jisu (Joseph) Jung
PhD Student
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A PhD student researching food journaling system to gain understanding of how to harness new technologies for a important personal tasks to improve young adults nutrition.

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Lie Ming Tang
PhD Student
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Soojeong Yoo
PhD Student & Research Associate
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PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

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Ronny Cook
MPhil Student
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Ronny is currently completing a Master of Philosophy in Engineering & IT under his original Honours supervisor, Judy Kay, in relation to user modeling & ontologies.


Chai Principals

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Judy Kay
Director
Biography:

Judy aims to create personalised computing that is embedded throughout the environment to support people in the broad range of activities that are important to their lives.

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Bob Kummerfeld
CHAI Principal
Biography:

Bob Kummerfeld's research interests lie in the general area of pervasive computing with an emphasis on user modelling.

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Kalina Yacef
CHAI Principal
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Kalina Yacef's research lies in the fields of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Educational Data Mining and Human Computer Interaction.

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Alan Fekete
CHAI Principal
Biography:

The motivation for my research and teaching is to improve the state-of-practice in the IT profession when dealing with enterprise software.

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David Lowe
CHAI Principal
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Professor David Lowe is the Associate Dean (Education) and Professor of Software Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at The University of Sydney.

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Irena Koprinska
CHAI Principal
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James Curran
CHAI Principal
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James Curran's research is in statistical natural language. At the same time, he has a commitment to creating outstanding opportunities for students to learn computer science.

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Josiah Poon
CHAI Principal
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Phillip Gough
Senior Research Fellow

Research Associates

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Farahnaz Yekeh
PhD Student & Research Associate
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Farahnaz Yekeh is a PhD student with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney

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Soojeong Yoo
PhD Student & Research Associate
Biography:

PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

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Christopher Ackad
PhD Student & Research Associate
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Christopher is a Ph.D. student with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney, under the direction of Professor Judy Kay.


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Martin Tomitsch
Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
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Dr Martin Tomitsch is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the the University of Sydney and Director of the Design Computing program.

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Anthony Collins
CEO - Cruiser Interactive
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I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction (CHAI) research group at the University of Sydney, in conjunction with the Smart Services CRC.

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Sabina Kleitman
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology
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Sabina's research interests include metacognitive processes, their measurement, biases and their role in educational settings.

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Aaron Quigley
St Andrews University, Scotland
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Chair of Human Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science at St. Andrews University in Scotland

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Agathe Merceron
Technische Fachhochschule, Berlin
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Armin Weinberger
Saarland University
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His collaboration with CHAI aims to develop and analyse collaboration scripts to facilitate co-located or distant learners in technology-enhanced environments.

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Cecile Paris
CSIRO, Sydney
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Gord McCalla
University of Saskatoon, Canada
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Peter Reimann
Professor of Education, CoCo Research Centre Education
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Rafael Calvo
Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney
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Steven Sommer
Associate, School of IT and Business School, University of Sydney
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Dr Steven Sommer has held a number of senior management roles within the leading global technology organisations.

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Susan Bull
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Tara Murphy
Lecturer in Astroinformatics in the School of IT and the School of Physics
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My main area of research is large scale radio surveys - both the scientific and data management and processing aspects.

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Leila Alem
Senior Research Scientist
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Roger Azevedo
Professor Educational & Counselling Psychology
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Shlomo Berkovsky
Senior Researcher at NICTA
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Shlomo Berkovsky is a senior researcher at the Next-Generation Content Discovery and Distribution project run by NICTA.

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Eric McCreath
Australian National University
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Ian Wakeman
University of Sussex
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I lead the Networking Research part of the Software Systems group at the University of Sussex.

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James Uther
Postdoctoral Researcher
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Luiz Pizzato
Smart Services CRC
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Luiz was a research fellow at the University of Sydney with interest in recommender systems, social network analysis, data mining and natural language processing.

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Michael Fry
Faculty Member
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Osmar Zaiane
Associate Professor, University of Alberta
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Peter Brusilovsky
University of Pittsburgh
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Dr Brusilovsky is a leader in adaptive systems, especially in the context of intelligent tutoring systems. He is a prolific researcher, who made major contributions to these areas.

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Piers Lauder
Associate
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Piers is a Technical Director for two University `spin-off' companies: Message Handling Systems P/L, and, Personis P/L working on Ubiquitous Computing Environment Modelling.

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Rainer Wasinger
Senior Lecturer, HITLab, UTAS
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Please see http://www.ics.mq.edu.au/ ~wasinger/ for more details on my past work and publications, as well as my current work.

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Raymond Lister
University of Technology, Sydney
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Is a leader in the the Computing Education Research Community, having led several studies, notably a multi-national study of reading and tracing skills in novice programmers.


Postgraduate Students

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Augusto Dias
PhD Student
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I am a data scientist keen to explore new solutions for the everyday problems where I work, using the best tools and data available.

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Callum Parker
PhD Student
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Chris Wong
PhD Student
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Christopher Ackad
PhD Student & Research Associate
Biography:

Christopher is a Ph.D. student with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney, under the direction of Professor Judy Kay.

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Farahnaz Yekeh
PhD Student & Research Associate
Biography:

Farahnaz Yekeh is a PhD student with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney

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Jisu (Joseph) Jung
PhD Student
Biography:

A PhD student researching food journaling system to gain understanding of how to harness new technologies for a important personal tasks to improve young adults nutrition.

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Lie Ming Tang
PhD Student
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Soojeong Yoo
PhD Student & Research Associate
Biography:

PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

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Ronny Cook
MPhil Student
Biography:

Ronny is currently completing a Master of Philosophy in Engineering & IT under his original Honours supervisor, Judy Kay, in relation to user modeling & ontologies.

Master Students

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Undergraduate Students

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Postgraduate Alumini

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Yue (Tina) Yu
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Richard Gluga
Research Associate, PhD Research Student
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Richard Gluga is a PhD graduate from the Computer Human Adapted Interaction (CHAI) Research Group at the University of Sydney.

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Andrew Clayphan
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My undergraduate in Software Engineering/Finance at the University of NSW with 1st honours and the University Medal. I am a PhD within the CHAI Research Group at Sydney University.

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Roberto Martínez-Maldonado
Research Fellow at Connected Intelligence Centre, UTS
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Roberto Martinez is currently doing his PhD with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction Research Group at the University of Sydney.

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Debjanee Barua
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Debjanee Barua is a PhD student in School of Information Technology in University of Sydney. She is working on Lifelong User Modelling project with CHAI research group.

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William Niu
Smart Services CRC
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Andrew Lum
Software Engineer, Vignette, Australia
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His research explored ways that lightweight ontologies can improve personalisation by improving the process of building user models and supporting ontological reasoning.

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Adam Hudson
Computer Scientist, Boronia Capital
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Adam worked at Vignette on the development of an enterprise social media platform, and is currently working in financial research and development at Boronia Capital.

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David Hogan
Research Scientist, Lucent Technologies
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David Carmichael
Software Engineer
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Trent Apted
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Trent is exploring the potential of the "tabletop interface" as a platform for face-to-face collaboration, multimedia display &exchange, information visualisation &entertainment.

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Marek Czarkowski
Solution Architect, St George Bank
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Daren Ler
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Mark Assad

Masters Alumini

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Joseph Michaels
MIT Thesis Student (2010)
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Joseph Michaels completed a Master of Information and Technology Degree at the University of Sydney.

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Rajibussalim
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Jeremy Pu
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He has written his Master thesis about the scrutability and controllability of personalisation in portal system under the supervision of Prof. Judy Kay.

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Carolin Plate
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Lichao Li
Engineer, T-Systems, P.R.China
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On competing his thesis research, Lichao joined T-Systems, P.R.China (the business-to-business branch of Deutsche Telekom AG in China).

Undergraduate Alumini

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Jeffrey Leung
Undergraduate Graduate
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Jeffrey Leung completed a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) degree with a Computer Science major at The University of Sydney in 2011.

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Wei Li
Undergraduate Graduate
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Wei Li completed a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) degree with a Computer Science major at The University of Sydney in 2012.

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Andrew Luong
Undergraduate Graduate
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Andrew is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology degree with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction research group at the University of Sydney.

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Jonathon Twyble
Undergraduate Graduate
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Tulara Webster
Undergraduate Graduate
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Tulara is currently studying an honours year at the University of Sydney in a Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology.

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Mengxi Xu
Undergraduate Graduate
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Mengxi Xu is doing a Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) degree with a Computer Science major at The University of Sydney.

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Alexander Batten
Undergraduate Graduate
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Alexander is currently in his fourth year studying Bachelor of Information Technology at Sydney University.

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Eui Sub Kim
Undergraduate Graduate
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4th year Bachelor of Engineering(Software)(Honours)

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Stephen Phan
Undergraduate Graduate
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Anthony Simonetta
Undergraduate Graduate
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Anthony is studying a Bachelor of Information Technology and has chosen to undertake an honours thesis in addition to his 4th year of study.

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Peter Ward
Undergraduate Graduate
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Hai (Harry) He
Undergraduate Graduate
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Hai is a Researcher Assistant in the School of IT. He currently works on the project Neighbourhood Networks. In 2011 he completed a Bachelor of IT degree at University of Sydney.

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James Wallbank
Undergraduate Graduate
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4th year Bachelor of IT honours student. Enjoys application development and is working part-time as an entry level developer while studying.

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Ben Taylor
Honours Graduate
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Joshua Akehurst
Undergraduate Graduate
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Stephane Boustani
Undergraduate Graduate
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Stephanie is currently completing her honours thesis for her software engineering degree, supervised by Judy Kay.

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Aaron Cowie
Undergraduate Graduate
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John Jiang
Undergraduate Graduate
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Benjamin Sprengart
Undergraduate Graduate
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Benjamin Sprengart is an undergraduate student at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern, location Zweibruecken.

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Cat Stewart
Undergraduate Graduate
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Alex Stevenson
Undergraduate Graduate
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Christina Yum
Undergraduate Graduate
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Anna Dominguez
Undergraduate Graduate
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Glen Pink
Undergraduate Graduate
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Paul Sztajer
Undergraduate Graduate
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His honours thesis (in Software Engineering) explored the use of a high-level language to describe tabletop gestures.

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James Bunton
Undergraduate Graduate
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Greg Darke
Undergraduate Graduate
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His honours thesis addresses the problem of helping people achieve a faster, more direct means to access, or, re-find their digital artefacts than is currently possible.

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Sam Thorogood
Undergraduate Graduate
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Kimberley Upton
Undergraduate Graduate
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Kimberley Upton is an Honours student, currently completing a Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Advanced) at the University of Sydney.