Doctor George Chadderdon

Senior Research Officer


Dr George Chadderdon joined Burnet in November 2018 to broaden his involvement to modeling and data analysis, in addition to software development duties.

He joined the Optima team remotely in early 2017 to assist in the development and debugging of the HIV, Nutrition, TB, Cascade, and HealthPrior web applications for budget allocation of global health funds.

He has a research background in computational neuroscience and neuromorphic AI. industry experience in pattern recognition.


  • 2018-present: Senior Research Officer, Burnet Institute
  • 2017-2018: Analyst (Remote Contractor): Optima Consortium for Decision Science
  • 2014-2015: Senior Systems Modeler, Design Interactive
  • 2010-2013: Programmer / Analyst (Postdoctoral Researcher), SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA


  • 2010-2013: Postdoctoral computational neuroscience researcher at SUNY Downstate
  • 2002-2009: PhD (Psychology and Cognitive Science) Indiana University, Bloomington (dissertation research on dopaminergic mechanisms for reward-based task learning)
  • 1993-1995: MS (Computer Science) University of California, San Diego
  • 1989-1993: BS (Computer Engineering) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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