Mark Stiles is a Project Leader and NIST Fellow in the Alternative Computing Group. He received a M.S./B.S. in Physics from Yale University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Cornell University. Following postdoctoral research at AT&T Bell Laboratories, he joined the research staff at NIST. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Johns Hopkins University. Mark's research at NIST has focused on the development of theoretical methods for predicting the properties of magnetic nanostructures. He has over 110 publications and is a frequent invited speaker at international meetings. He has helped organize numerous conferences and has served the American Physical Society as the Chair of the Topical Group on Magnetism and on its Executive Committees as well as that of the Division of Condensed Matter Physics. He has also served Physical Review Letters as a Divisional Associate Editor and is currently on the Editorial Board of Physical Review Applied. Mark is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and has been awarded the Silver Medal from the Department of Commerce. He currently leads multiple projects investigating the fundamental physics of nanostructures.