Presented by - John E. Stone, Senior Research Programmer, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group and NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
John Stone is the lead developer of VMD, a high performance molecular visualization tool used by 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 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 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.