Joel completed his BSc in computer science and his Master of Information Technology (MIT) at The University of Western Australia.
During and after his undergraduate studies he worked as a Research Assistant with UWA, developing a web-based multiplayer game for agricultural and economic experiments. After finishing his master’s degree, he joined the Pawsey Summer Internship at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in collaboration with Curtin University. During the 10-week internship, he worked on image segmentation in urban environments. Afterwards, he worked on a collaborative project with Main Roads of Western Australia and UWA on improving congestion detection in historical traffic data and estimating the costs of congestion.
Joel joined the Curtin Institute of Computation (CIC) in September 2021 as a Software Developer for the Astronomy Data and Compute Services (ADACS,) working on astronomy-focused software.
His key competencies and interests include:
- Software Development and Testing
- Machine Learning
- Data Analytics and Visualization