Environmental Data Specialist, Environmental Information Systems Department, UW Applied Physics Laboratory
Data Management, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Oceanography, Reproducibility & Open Science
Landung “Don” Setiawan is an Environmental Data Specialist for the Environmental Information Systems Department at the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory. He provides software and research support for various projects with Emilio Mayorga and Anthony Arendt. Don joined the eScience Institute in June 2017 as an Affiliate Research Technician. He is very excited to work with others on data science, providing his expertise in Python programming, web development, geospatial data analytics, data management solutions, data visualization, relational databases, and system administration.
Don received his Bachelor’s Degree in Oceanography from the University of Washington with a focus on geospatial data analysis and management through the development of wave sensor buoys to study the spatial variability of oceanic waves. He was also actively involved with Marine Technology Society (MTS), OceanGate Foundation (OGF), Benthic Acoustic Mapping and Survey (BEAMS), Ocean Observatory Initiative-Interactive Oceans (OOI-IO), and served as the Information Technology Lead for Exploration and Remote Instrumentation by Students (ERIS).