David R. Glowacki (DRG) is a Royal Society Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, a Philip Leverhulme fellow, and visiting scholar at Stanford University. He is recognized internationally for his work developing high-performance computing frameworks to model physics in nanoscale systems. In addition to publishing widely across a range of scientific and artistic disciplines, he also works as an artist. His multi-award-winning artworks, which combine digital aesthetics with state-of-the-art interactive computing, have been experienced by over 200,000 people across three continents. In Bristol, DRG leads a cross-disciplinary academic research group whose members have expertise spanning molecular physics, computer science, human–computer interaction, virtual reality, digital audio processing, performance, and contemporary dance. DRG is a resident at Bristol’s Pervasive Media Studio & co-founder of multi-award winning software company Interactive Scientific Ltd. He is the recipient of multiple prizes, including the 2014 Royal Society of Chemistry Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize, the 2016 Philip Leverhulme award, and the Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society’s 2017 Silver Jubilee Award.