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Visualization and Simulation Scientist
Founder and President of
Los Alamos Visual Analytics
Engineer en Verite -
Ingenue en Virtu
Steve left Los Alamos National
Laboratory (LANL) after 27 years as a
Scientific Staff Member to form Los Alamos Visual
Analytics. Steve came to LANL in 1981 to work
on the Proton Storage Ring under development at that time but quickly
moved into the relatively new field of Computer Graphics.
Steve holds BS degrees in Mathematics and Physics from
Northern Arizona University , and acquired over 40 hours of
graduate credit in mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer
science. He also studied philosophy and language.
During his 27 years Steve successfully lead a series of teams and
projects at LANL in Computer Graphics, Distributed Information
Systems, Scientific Visualization, Virtual Reality, Information
Visualization, Discrete Simulations, and Visual Analytics.
Steve Spent 2005 at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL)
collaborating with their Visualization, Network Security, and Data
While at LANL, Steve also pursued a variety of side interests including
teaching Computer Graphics at UNM-LA (1984-1985), developing a graphic
design business (Online Design!) (1990), owning an Art Gallery (Spirit
Wings) (1990), and a Bookstore (Hunt & Gather) (2006-2007).
Steve's publication record is fairly eclectic, ranging from neural
modeling (Cellular Automata in Cytoskeletal Membrane), to collective
problem solving (Symbiotic
Intelligence), to network security (Immersive Network Intrusion
Detection), to Visual Analytics of Ontologies (SpindleViz), to
Multivariate Optimization (MIDST).
Steve has a passion for photography, building, blacksmithing, and old
machinery, especially transportation devices. Steve has owned an
airplane (1947 Luscombe), a tractor (Kubota Diesel), a 17' Old Towne
Canoe, numerous motorcycles, cars and trucks. His current
pride and joy is a 1949 F-6 Ford Dump Truck. He is also working
to retrofit a 1986 Honda CRX and a 1987 VW Rabbit Cabriolet as manual