Mr. Stone is a Senior Research Programmer and lead developer of VMD, a high performance biomolecular visualization and analysis tool used by over 100,000 researchers worldwide. His research interests include molecular and immersive visualization, GPU and parallel computing, and ray tracing. He provides software architecture and GPU-accelerated algorithm design leadership for the NAMD and Lattice Microbes simulation tools. He is a member of the Khronos ANARI and Vulkan visualization and rendering standards efforts. Mr. Stone has been honored as an NVIDIA CUDA Fellow (2010), and an IBM Champion for POWER (2017), for innovative thought leadership in the technical community. He holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science, from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is a consultant for projects involving computer graphics, GPU computing, and HPC.
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