Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones is one of the architects of CUDA, working on defining the language, the platform, and the hardware that it runs on, to span the needs of parallel programming from high performance computing to artificial intelligence. Prior to his present position, he lead the Simulation & Analytics group at SpaceX, working on large-scale simulation of rocket engines. He has worked in diverse other industries, including networking, CAD/CAM, and scientific computing. He has been a part of CUDA since 2008.
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Posts by Stephen Jones

Simulation / Modeling / Design

Dynamic Control Flow in CUDA Graphs with Conditional Nodes

CUDA Graphs can provide a significant performance increase, as the driver is able to optimize execution using the complete description of tasks and... 7 MIN READ
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Simulation / Modeling / Design

Enabling Dynamic Control Flow in CUDA Graphs with Device Graph Launch

CUDA Graphs significantly reduce the overhead of launching a large batch of user operations by defining them as a task graph, which may be launched in a single... 8 MIN READ
Data Science

NVIDIA Ampere Architecture In-Depth

Today, during the 2020 NVIDIA GTC keynote address, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang introduced the new NVIDIA A100 GPU based on the new NVIDIA Ampere GPU... 30 MIN READ