Dr. Jones is currently a Research Staff Member in the Computational Chemistry and Materials Research group at IBM Research - Almaden. Dr. Jones is a computational chemist with interests in catalysis, molecular properties, the formation of functional advanced materials and polymer degradation.
Dr. Jones completed his Ph. D. in theoretical/computational organic chemistry at the University of California Los Angeles, prior to postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Jones joined IBM Research in 2010 as a postdoctoral researcher and became a Research Staff Member in 2013.
Dr. Jones has received an Outstanding Technical Achievement Award from IBM and was awarded an FP Global Thinkers Award: Innovator Category by Foreign Policy Magazine in 2016 for his achievements in sustainability and recycliing.