Aneesha began her career as an electronics engineer but quickly transitioned to an educational software developer. Aneesha has worked in the higher education and vocational educational sectors in a variety of technical, innovation and project management roles. In her most recent role before commencing at UQ, Aneesha was a project manager for a large OLT Teaching and Learning grant on Learning Analytics at QUT.

Aneesha has a Bachelor’s in Microelectronic Engineering (Griffith University) and a Master’s in Digital Design (Griffith University). In 2010, she became interested in machine learning and as a result completed a PhD in automated content analysis. Aneesha has also written nine books on programming and web development.

Aneesha’s primary responsibilities at ITaLI include directing the design, development and implementation of learning analytics initiatives (including the Course Insights teacher facing dashboard) at UQ.