CSDA team members
Aimee is responsible for communication of the Centre’s work via social and mainstream media - including internal communications, website content and media relations.
Sophie's focus at CSDA is on New Zealand projects, frequently making use of the New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure.
Diana has research and applied expertise in machine learning and data mining. She has previously analysed accuracy and transparency of tools.
Chamari’s research interests include data mining and machine learning, with a focus on data stream mining.
Athena is a senior IT engineer specialising in programming, data visualisation and bridging the gap between data scientists and agencies.
Megh brings experience using Big Data and Machine Learning for reporting, analysis and prediction to his work at CSDA.
Emily is based in Chicago, and ensures existing projects are on track and regularly shares CSDA’s work with interested groups and individuals around the US.
Trish looks after all of the Centre’s administration needs, from finance, contracts, travel, events and HR to supporting smooth day-to-day operation.
Ye (Zoe) is the recipient of a 2018 AUT Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarship and is completing a PhD in Economics partially supervised by Rhema Vaithianathan.
Hayley supports the team with data quality assurance and data visualisation. She also helps with model building and evaluation.
Kiran supports CSDA’s Deputy Director with a range of tasks, focusing primarily on operations, data analysis and data visualisation.
Sam assists CSDA's Director with miscellaneous administrative and research tasks.