Ken Museth is a senior director in simulation technology at Nvidia. Prior to this he was the Head of Research & Development in Simulations at Weta Digital, focusing on developing state-of-the-art VFX for the Avatar sequels. He is the founding developer of OpenVDB, and the chair of its Technical Steering Committee. Ken worked six years (part-time) for SpaceX on large scale fluid dynamics simulations of the new Raptor rocket powering the main stage of the BFR for human settlements on Mars. Before to joining Weta in 2017 he worked for a decade at DreamWorks Animation and Digital Domain, and prior to that for a decade as a researcher and full professor at Caltech and Linkoping University. He holds a PhD in quantum dynamics from Copenhagen University and has been awarded a Technical Achievement Award from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.