ScienceSuit is designed and programmed by Dr Gokhan Bingol. Its design is inspired by ExcelTM (including VBA) and MatlabTM and to some extent by R and MinitabTM.

ScienceSuit is mainly programmed in modern C++ and also embeds Lua scripting language. Most of the core functions and data structures are programmed in C++ and the functions and data structures written in Lua are open source. The following well-known and stable libraries are used: