Brian D. Jones is a Senior Research Engineer at IMTC and Director of the Aware Home Research Initiative (AHRI). As Director of the Aware Home Research Initiative, Mr. Jones is working to bring new investment and new technology into the Aware Home facility to provide exciting cutting-edge infrastructure for Georgia Tech faculty and students interested in researching a variety of applications in the home. He has joined with other research faculty at Georgia Tech to form the Design and Technology for Healthy Aging (DATHA) initiative. This effort is aimed at bringing together researchers, students, state and local organizations, and industry with a common interest of providing our older adult population with the communities and technologies they need to successfully age in place. Beyond his commitment to the Aware Home, Mr. Jones continues to pursue immersive, interactive media applications for both formal and informal educational institutions, such as museums. Since 1993, Mr. Jones has been involved in numerous research projects, including: developing cutting-edge, educational, multimedia information systems, websites, CD-ROMs, and interfaces; examining, producing and demonstrating a custom application to generate orthographic images from video; investigating full screen interactive video in kiosks; and exploring advanced human motion-capture techniques. Mr. Jones has acted as Project Manager/Principal Investigator on several of these projects including: the Philanthropy Gallery at the Millennium Gate (2008), the Lorenzo Ghiberti Gates of Paradise kiosk at the High Museum (2007), the Biomedical Engineering virtual labs, i-irasshai - a cultural exploration of Japan (2001), and Zoo Atlanta, among others. Mr. Jones holds both a Bachelor's degree (BEE `93) and Masters of Science degree (MSEE `96) from Georgia Tech in Electrical Engineering.