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Senior Analyst Programmer

BA (Oxon), MSt, MSc

Joe is a software developer who joined Telethon Kids Institute in January 2020, where he now works in the Geospatial Health and Development team. Prior to that he spent more than five years in similar roles at the University of Oxford. Joe has experience developing applications using many programming languages and technologies. Before becoming a software developer, he published non-fiction children’s books on a variety of subjects.

His focus within the group is the development of software solutions to further epidemiological research efforts. He develops data engineering applications to facilitate the exploration and dissemination of research results. Some of his recent projects include the application of Machine Learning (ML) methods to automate the consolidation of multi-dimensional epidemiological data using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) components. He is also making engineering contributions to the group's COVID-19 modelling framework.