The Ardestan visual programing languages is designed and developed by Hiroki Nishino.

He received Ph.D. in Integrative Sciences and Engineering from NGS Graduate School, National University of Singapore.

He is currently serving as an assistant professor at the School of Creativity and Art, ShanghaiTech University.

See https://www.hnishino.com or https://nus.academia.edu/HirokiNishino for more information about the designer/developer.

If anyone is interested in studying creative computing with him, just contact by sending an email to the email address (of the @acm.org domain) described in his past publications.