Lewis Quill

Founder/Director Electrical Engineer

Lewis Quill is a founder and Director of Obelisk Systems, and has been involved in STEM education in the Newcastle/Hunter region for 3 years. After graduating with a B.Eng (Hons) from the University of Newcastle Lewis chose to take his love of all things STEM and create a STEM education start-up. Lewis specialises in embedded and Python coding and is responsible for the education content of the StarLAB platform.


Luke Hackworth

Founder/Director Roboticist/Electrical Engineer

Luke Hackworth graduated from Electrical Engineering in 2012. His Honours Thesis was the design of a low-cost 3D printed mind controlled prosthetic hand for amputees.

After graduation, Luke continued to teach at the University of Newcastle while also developing medical and health technologies. He was lured away from his academic life in early 2016.


Jenna-Maree Hackworth


Jenna-Maree is a secondary school teacher who has taught in both public and private schools in the Newcastle and Maitland Region. She has a Bachelor's in Fine Art and a Masters in Teaching (Secondary).

Jenna-Maree currently teaches Mathematics and Science to Year 9 and 10 students in the Hunter area and uses the StarLAB to engage her students in STEM education.



Mascot/Rover/Hero to us all

Agatha is the first Rover to be built in house at Obelisk Systems, since her creation she has been traveling the country with the team meeting teachers, students and enthusiests.

She loves to make new friends and help them learn how to code. If you would like to meet Agatha contact us to find out where whe will be visiting or arrange to have her come to your school.