Dustin van der Haar is an Associate Professor in the Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Johannesburg. His primary field of interest is human centered pattern recognition for sustainability and focuses on developing that solve problems that matter. Dustin is the recipient of multiple awards and publications nationally and internationally in the area of pattern recognition, which encompasses the fields of biometrics, computer vision, and medical image analysis. From keeping the wrong people out or perfecting your Gwara Gwara, all the way to creating software that makes sure your koesusters are not too brown, and you are putting your recycling in the right place. he believe technology has the potential to transform our world and teaches others to create the right kind of technology. Technology that matters.