Cristián Maureira-Fredes

Cristián Maureira-Fredes
Developer and Astrophysicist.
Berlin, Germany
The Qt company
Job title:
Software Engineer and R&D Manager
Company website:

Cristián has been a Python developer since more than 10 years, he has been working at The Qt Company for a couple of years on different projects, among them the official Python bindings project: Qt for Python. Even before starting his job, he has been pushing for the use of Qt and Python for applications in Robotics, Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Even though his daily routine is dealing more with CPython and C++ code, he still spreads "the Python word" due to the impressive amount of things that are one-import-away from us, and he has been successfully convincing people to use Python over old programming languages while studying CS, and during his PhD.

Python is his default language, and it has been his tool to perform daily basics tasks, and also to develop complex scripts related to automation, data processing, astrophysics, and development tools.

More important, Cristián has been always involved in Python communities from different countries, mainly pushing for Spanish speaking initiatives, the last being

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