Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Laboratory

Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Laboratory (DSTIL) provides innovative products, technologies and solutions for industry across all sectors.

A multidisciplinary approach

DSTIL uses rapid development environments that are client responsive. It draws on knowledge and resources from the Industry Innovation Laboratory, the Centre for Regional and Rural Futures and other Deakin strategic research centres.

Major research areas

DSTIL leverages Deakin's established research and development capability. This includes expertise in:

  • cloud and mobile computing 
  • software development 
  • cyber physical systems 
  • security and analytics to deliver software and technology innovation in health
  • cyber security and defence 
  • data tools and analytics 
  • smart environments 
  • food and agriculture.


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Our staff

Lab directors

Director, DSTIL
Professor Kon Mouzakis
Deputy Director, DSTIL
Professor Rajesh Vasa

Group members

Software Engineering Manager, DSTIL
Allan Jones
Principal Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Scott Barnett 
Principal Software Engineer - Programming & Production
Stuart Cameron 
Principal Software Engineer
Aristotelis Tsironis 
Product Manager, DSTIL
Andrew Vouliotis
Data Science & Analytics Product Lead
Nicola Pastorello
Senior Software Engineer
Joost Funke Kupper
Senior Software Engineer
Rohan Liston
Software Engineer
David Willie
Software Engineer
Joshua Asbury 
Software Engineer
Jake Renzella 
Software Engineer
Matthew Hannah
Software Engineer
Rhys Adams
Software Engineer
Rhys Hill
Software Engineer
Rudree Trivedi 
Software Engineer
Shannon Pace
Software Engineer
Stanislaw Kowalczyk
Software Engineer
Stefanus Kurniawan
Software Engineer
Tanya Frank
Software Engineer
Zoey Bendef 
Data Scientist
Luis Alberto Torres Andrade 
Data Analyst
Elodie Thilliez 
Data Analyst
Maria Mitrevska
Data Analyst
Maryna Vlasiuk 
3D Artist
Kerim Bogarts
Assistant to Director of DSTIL
Lisa Flanigan

Contact us

Professor Kon Mouzakis
+61 3 9246 8041
Email Prof. Mouzakis

Deputy director
Professor Rajesh Vasa
+61 3 9246 8060
Email Prof. Vasa