Ari is a research assistant at the HCI Lab working with Carl Gutwin developing custom software and visualization tools for the plant phenotyping project at P2IRC and researching how domain experts utilize our tools for analysis and collaboration. Ari moved to Saskatoon to pursue his MSc in Computer Science after completing his B.A. in Information Technology from Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania. He completed his MSc. in 2019. Ari’s other research interests include attention and perception for user interfaces and visualization.