H. Carter Edwards is the principal investigator and architect for the Kokkos project at Sandia National Laboratories. Carter has over three decades of experience in modeling and simulation software development and over two decades of experience in HPC, parallel processing, and C++ software development. For the last several years, his HPC focus has been on algorithms and programming models for thread-scalable and performance portable parallelism across next-generation platform node architectures. Carter has a B.S. and M.S. in aerospace engineering and a Ph.D. in computational mathematics. He represents Sandia on the ISO C++ language standard committee.