Mars Buttfield-Addison


Mars Buttfield-Addison (née Geldard) is a computer science and machine learning researcher, currently working towards her PhD in Computer Engineering at the University of Tasmania and CSIRO. Her research work focuses on improving the accuracy, reliability, and performance of radio/radar-based satellite and space debris tracking systems. On the side, she does a bunch of other stuff including, but not limited to:

Much of her freelance development work is uncredited or under NDA but she can usually be found helping out on whatever projects Secret Lab or the team behind Yarn Spinner are working on.

Past Events

Selected Awards


Mars can be found on Twitter or GitHub as @TheMartianLife, or contacted via email. For professional information please see her resume.

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