The World's Leading Minds Advancing Innovation with Research

NVIDIA is a company built upon great minds and groundbreaking research. With more than 200 scientists around the globe, the areas of focus include AI, self-driving cars, high-performance computing, graphics, VR, and augmented reality. Our researchers operate as a think tank, accelerating advances in product technologies, including AI innovations like facial animations and light transport.

The team, founded in 2006 by Chief Scientist (now NVIDIA Fellow) David Kirk, collaborates with academic and industrial research institutions and disseminates results at leading technical conferences, journals, and other academic venues. Bill Dally, joined the team from Stanford in 2009.

NVIDIA’s applied research team, led by Bryan Catanzaro, focuses on applying deep learning to solve a vast array of problems, from video games to chip design.