Lachlan Deakin (BEng) is a PhD student at the department of applied mathematics at the Australian National University. He previously worked for FEI and Thermo Fisher Scientific developing tools for the analysis of massive volumetric images. He specialises in high performance computing on clusters and acceleration of algorithms using GPUs. Lachlan has also previously utilised his mechatronic engineering background for collaborative robotics projects such as the “Amazon Picking Challenge” with a focus on computer vision for object detection and pose estimation.