Mr. Stone is the lead developer of VMD, a high performance tool for preparation, analysis, and visualization of biomolecular simulations used by over 100,000 researchers all over the world. His research interests include molecular visualization, GPU computing, parallel computing, ray tracing, haptics, virtual environments, and immersive visualization. Mr. Stone is a frequent presenter and mentor in HPC and exascale computing training workshops and related "Hackathon" events that aim to give computational scientists both the knowledge of theory and the practical experience they need to successfully develop high performance scientific software for next-generation parallel computing systems. Mr. Stone was inducted as an NVIDIA CUDA Fellow in 2010. In 2015 Mr. Stone joined the Khronos Group Advisory Panel for the Vulkan Graphics API. In 2017, 2018, and 2019 Mr. Stone was awarded as an IBM Champion for Power, for innovative thought leadership in the technical community. He also provides consulting services for projects involving computer graphics, GPU computing, and high performance computing.
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
ACM Gordon Bell Finalist