Steven Dalton is a senior research scientist in the Programming Systems and Applications research team at NVIDIA. He completed his Ph.D. in computer science at UIUC, where his research focused on mapping irregular operations on sparse matrices related to algebraic multigrid (AMG) methods to GPU architectures. He holds two B.Sc. degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology in the areas of physics and computer science. His research interests include sparse and dense linear algebra, graph algorithms, reinforcement learning, and secure computing.