Mark Coatsworth

Department of Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison


I'm a research staff member on the HTCondor team (

Originally from Toronto, Canada, I completed a B.A. English Literature at the University of Toronto (2004), a B.Sc. Computer Science at Ryerson University (2014) and M.S. Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, under supervision of Aditya Akella.

My undergraduate thesis proposed a hybrid compression scheme for live-streaming RGB-D data and was published at IEEE SSRR 2014.


Outside of computer science I'm also a fine art photographer, my photos are available on my Facebook page:

I also play banjo (old-time clawhammer style) and over the years have recorded some music, all available on my Bandcamp page.


My OpenNF Implementation Guide explains how to initialize an OpenNF environment and run a test under Ubuntu.