Melissa Evans



Melissa Evans is an experienced computer science specialist.


  • BSc (Information Science), Massey University, New Zealand - 2014

Career highlights

  • Science Leader, Forest Informatics, Scion 2019-present
  • Research Leader, Data Analytics, Scion 2018 - 2019
  • Research Leader, Computer Science, Scion, 2016 - 2018

Selected papers

Hock, B.K., Heaphy, M.J., Evans, M.A., Dunnigham. A., Graham. B., 2016. The Internet of things for forestry: new concepts, new opportunities.  New Zealand Journal of Forestry.

Damesin, S., Bayne, K.M., Evans, M.A. 2017. The Internet of things – wireless sensor networks and their application to forestry.  New Zealand Journal of Forestry.