Aloha! I'm Bryson.

I'm currently the web developer and IT specialist for the Mānoa Institutional Research Office at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

About Me

I'm currently an IT specialist with the Mānoa Institutional Research Office (MIRO) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. I primarily build and maintain MIRO's data-driven web applications that support decision-making on campus, while also serving as database administrator and technical specialist.

Prior to joining MIRO, I worked as a Rails developer at Distance Course Design & Consulting (DCDC), an education technology consulting group based out of UH Mānoa's College of Education. At DCDC, I worked on projects such as Mākālei, an online application system for prospective students; the Case Management System, an administrative system for managing a variety of institutional cases; and KAPA, an open-source office management framework.

In addition to full-time work, I've also built a variety of personal and professional side projects.

My language of choice is Ruby, but I'm also proficient in SQL, HTML, and CSS, and I have significant experience working with PHP. When I'm not coding, I enjoy learning about languages and linguistics, as well as data collection and preservation.

I'm a graduate of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama and Stanford University, where I majored in Computer Science, with a focus on processing and understanding digital information, and minored in Linguistics.

At Kamehameha, I participated on the Kamehameha Math Team, competing in the Oʻahu Mathematics League and at the Mu Alpha Theta national convention. I also created Hoʻokūkū Hīmeni, a data archive for the Kamehameha Song Contest.

At Stanford, I was primarily involved with the Stanford Hawaiʻi Club, Alpha Phi Omega, and Stanford's Native student community.