John Stone

John Stone is a senior research programmer at the NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He leads the development of the VMD molecular visualization software and oversees GPU algorithm and systems design in other software tools developed at the Center. Mr. Stone was awarded as an NVIDIA CUDA Fellow in 2010.

Posts by John Stone


Delivering up to 9X the Throughput with NAMD v3 and NVIDIA A100 GPU

NAMD, a widely used parallel molecular dynamics simulation engine, was one of the first CUDA-accelerated applications. Throughout the early evolution of CUDA… 14 MIN READ
Graphics / Simulation

HPC Visualization on NVIDIA Tesla GPUs

HPC looks very different today than it did when I was a graduate student in the mid-90s. Today's supercomputers are many orders of magnitude faster than the… 13 MIN READ