Author Archives: AURIN Outreach

2022-2023 High Impact Projects Announced

Moein Mehrolhassani and Tomas Cereceda join AURIN as Project Coordinators

We are excited to have recently welcomed Moein Mehrolhassani and Tomas Cereda, who have joined AURIN’s Project Support team as Project Coordinators. Moein will be focused on the ATRC (Australian Transport Research Cloud), while Tomas will be coordinating our HIP (High Impact Projects) program and the AURIN-ALA Built Environments Biodiversity Project. Moein has a Bachelor […]

Javed de Costa joins AURIN

Javed de Costa (Photo by Rohit Gupta)

AURIN is glad to welcome Javed de Costa as a Software Developer, focusing on the Australian Transport Research Cloud (ATRC) project. He brings with him several years of experience across a variety of roles, including in software development, design and education. Javed holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne and […]

Mzingisi Mqhum joins the AURIN outreach team

Mzingisi Mqhum

We are happy to welcome Mzingisi Mqhum as an Outreach & Communications Officer. Early in his career, Mzingisi worked as a high school teacher in Botswana. After relocating to Perth, Australia, he decided his calling was working with underrepresented groups as a diversity, equity, and inclusion strategist and project officer to serve their communities and […]

AURIN welcomes Loren Bruns Jr.

Photograph of Loren Bruns Jr.

We are happy to announce that Dr. Loren Bruns Jr. has joined AURIN as our eInfrastructure Team Lead. Loren brings more than two decades of experience in both web-based software development and academic research. This background gives him a unique ability to understand and communicate with both domain experts and software developers at a deep […]

In Progress: Adding Built Environments to Climate Models

Three maps, each showing a quality (e.g. vegetation, building coverage) over latitude and longitude

Maps of Sydney according to various descriptors | Image supplied. With data made available through AURIN, researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) are working to incorporate more detailed features of the built environment into existing climate models. This will provide a basis for a better understanding of how urban areas both impact […]

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