Aru Bhoop graduated with a Computer Science degree from Clemson University. Since, he's worked at several start-ups, bringing knowledge of software development and data science to the AAVSO. He lives in Austin, TX and relishes long afternoon walks around the city. He enjoys playing piano, writing, and reading, particularly the classics. His academic interests include philosophy and artificial intelligence, which he hopes to combine in graduate studies with astronomy to better understand our place in the cosmos.
At the AAVSO Aru serves as our primary software developer. He is responsible for development and maintenance of our website and online tools.