Appendix H: Credits (Informative)

Vulkan 1.3 is the result of contributions from many people and companies participating in the Khronos Vulkan Working Group, as well as input from the Vulkan Advisory Panel.

Members of the Working Group, including the company that they represented at the time of their most recent contribution, are listed in the following section. Some specific contributions made by individuals are listed together with their name.

Working Group Contributors to Vulkan

  • Aaron Greig, Codeplay Software Ltd. (version 1.1)

  • Aaron Hagan, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Adam Jackson, Red Hat (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Adam Śmigielski, Mobica (version 1.0)

  • Aditi Verma, Qualcomm (version 1.3)

  • Ahmed Abdelkhalek, AMD (version 1.3)

  • Aidan Fabius, Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (version 1.2)

  • Alan Baker, Google (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Alan Ward, Google (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Alejandro Piñeiro, Igalia (version 1.1)

  • Alex Bourd, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Alex Crabb, Caster Communications (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Alex Walters, Imagination Technologies (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Alexander Galazin, Arm (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Alexey Sachkov, Intel (version 1.3)

  • Allan MacKinnon, Google (version 1.3)

  • Allen Hux, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Alon Or-bach, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) (WSI technical sub-group chair)

  • Anastasia Stulova, Arm (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Andreas Vasilakis, Think Silicon (version 1.2)

  • Andres Gomez, Igalia (version 1.1)

  • Andrew Cox, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Andrew Ellem, Google (version 1.3)

  • Andrew Garrard, Imagination Technologies (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) (format wrangler)

  • Andrew Poole, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Andrew Rafter, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Andrew Richards, Codeplay Software Ltd. (version 1.0)

  • Andrew Woloszyn, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Ann Thorsnes, Khronos (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Antoine Labour, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Aras Pranckevičius, Unity Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Arseny Kapoulkine, Roblox (version 1.3)

  • Ashwin Kolhe, NVIDIA (version 1.0)

  • Baldur Karlsson, Valve Software (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Barthold Lichtenbelt, NVIDIA (version 1.1)

  • Bas Nieuwenhuizen, Google (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Ben Bowman, Imagination Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Benj Lipchak, Unknown (version 1.0)

  • Bill Hollings, Brenwill (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Bill Licea-Kane, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Blaine Kohl, Khronos (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Bob Fraser, Google (version 1.3)

  • Boris Zanin, Mobica (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Brent E. Insko, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Brian Ellis, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (version 1.0)

  • Brian Paul, VMware (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Caio Marcelo de Oliveira Filho, Intel (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Cass Everitt, Oculus VR (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Cemil Azizoglu, Canonical (version 1.0)

  • Chad Versace, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Chang-Hyo Yu, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Charles Giessen, LunarG (version 1.3)

  • Chia-I Wu, LunarG (version 1.0)

  • Chris Frascati, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (version 1.0)

  • Chris Glover, Google (version 1.3)

  • Christian Forfang, Arm (version 1.3)

  • Christoph Kubisch, NVIDIA (version 1.3)

  • Christophe Riccio, Unity Technologies (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Cody Northrop, LunarG (version 1.0)

  • Colin Riley, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Cort Stratton, Google (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Courtney Goeltzenleuchter, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.3)

  • Craig Davies, Huawei (version 1.2)

  • Dae Kim, Imagination Technologies (version 1.1)

  • Damien Leone, NVIDIA (version 1.0)

  • Dan Baker, Oxide Games (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Dan Ginsburg, Valve Software (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Daniel Johnston, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Daniel Koch, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Daniel Rakos, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Daniel Stone, Collabora (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Daniel Vetter, Intel (version 1.2)

  • David Airlie, Red Hat (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • David Mao, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.2)

  • David Miller, Miller & Mattson (versions 1.0, 1.1) (Vulkan reference card)

  • David Neto, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • David Pankratz, Huawei (version 1.3)

  • David Wilkinson, AMD (version 1.2)

  • David Yu, Pixar (version 1.0)

  • Dejan Mircevski, Google (version 1.1)

  • Diego Novillo, Google (version 1.3)

  • Dimitris Georgakakis, Think Silicon (version 1.3)

  • Dominik Witczak, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.3)

  • Donald Scorgie, Imagination Technologies (version 1.2)

  • Dzmitry Malyshau, Mozilla (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Ed Hutchins, Oculus (version 1.2)

  • Emily Stearns, Khronos (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • François Duranleau, Gameloft (version 1.3)

  • Frank (LingJun) Chen, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (version 1.0)

  • Fred Liao, Mediatek (version 1.0)

  • Gabe Dagani, Freescale (version 1.0)

  • Gabor Sines, AMD (version 1.2)

  • Graeme Leese, Broadcom (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Graham Connor, Imagination Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Graham Sellers, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Graham Wihlidal, Electronic Arts (version 1.3)

  • Greg Fischer, LunarG (version 1.1)

  • Gregory Grebe, AMD (version 1.3)

  • Hai Nguyen, Google (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Hans-Kristian Arntzen, Valve Software (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Henri Verbeet, Codeweavers (version 1.2)

  • Huei Long Wang, Huawei (version 1.3)

  • Hwanyong Lee, Kyungpook National University (version 1.0)

  • Iago Toral, Igalia (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Ian Elliott, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Ian Romanick, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.3)

  • Ivan Briano, Intel (version 1.3)

  • James Fitzpatrick, Imagination (version 1.3)

  • James Hughes, Oculus VR (version 1.0)

  • James Jones, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • James Riordon, Khronos (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jamie Madill, Google (version 1.3)

  • Jan Hermes, Continental Corporation (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Jan-Harald Fredriksen, Arm (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jason Ekstrand, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jean-François Roy, Google (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jeff Bolz, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jeff Juliano, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Jeff Leger, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (versions 1.1, 1.3)

  • Jeff Phillips, Khronos (version 1.3)

  • Jeff Vigil, Samsung Electronics (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jens Owen, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Jeremy Hayes, LunarG (version 1.0)

  • Jesse Barker, Unity Technologies (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jesse Hall, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Joe Davis, Samsung Electronics (version 1.1)

  • Johannes van Waveren, Oculus VR (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • John Anthony, Arm (version 1.2, 1.3)

  • John Kessenich, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) (SPIR-V and GLSL for Vulkan spec author)

  • John McDonald, Valve Software (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • John Zulauf, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jon Ashburn, LunarG (version 1.0)

  • Jon Leech, Independent (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) (XML toolchain, normative language, release wrangler)

  • Jonas Gustavsson, Samsung Electronics (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Jonas Meyer, Epic Games (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Jonathan Hamilton, Imagination Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Jordan Justen, Intel (version 1.1)

  • Joshua Ashton, Valve Software (version 1.3)

  • Jungwoo Kim, Samsung Electronics (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Jörg Wagner, Arm (version 1.1)

  • Kalle Raita, Google (version 1.1)

  • Karen Ghavam, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Karl Schultz, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Kathleen Mattson, Khronos (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Kaye Mason, Google (version 1.2)

  • Keith Packard, Valve (version 1.2)

  • Kenneth Benzie, Codeplay Software Ltd. (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Kenneth Russell, Google (version 1.1)

  • Kerch Holt, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Kevin O’Neil, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Kevin Petit, Arm (version 1.3)

  • Kris Rose, Khronos (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Kristian Kristensen, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Krzysztof Iwanicki, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Larry Seiler, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Laura Shubel, Caster Communications (version 1.3)

  • Lauri Ilola, Nokia (version 1.1)

  • Lei Zhang, Google (version 1.2)

  • Lenny Komow, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Liam Middlebrook, NVIDIA (version 1.3)

  • Lionel Landwerlin, Intel (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Lisie Aartsen, Khronos (version 1.3)

  • Liz Maitral, Khronos (version 1.2)

  • Lou Kramer, AMD (version 1.3)

  • Lutz Latta, Lucasfilm (version 1.0)

  • Maciej Jesionowski, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Mais Alnasser, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Marcin Kantoch, AMD (version 1.3)

  • Marcin Rogucki, Mobica (version 1.1)

  • Maria Rovatsou, Codeplay Software Ltd. (version 1.0)

  • Mariusz Merecki, Intel (version 1.3)

  • Mark Bellamy, Arm (version 1.2, 1.3)

  • Mark Callow, Independent (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Mark Kilgard, NVIDIA (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Mark Lobodzinski, LunarG (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Mark Young, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.3)

  • Markus Tavenrath, NVIDIA (version 1.1)

  • Marty Johnson, Khronos (version 1.3)

  • Mateusz Przybylski, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Mathias Heyer, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Mathias Schott, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Mathieu Robart, Arm (version 1.2)

  • Matt Netsch, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (version 1.1)

  • Matthew Rusch, NVIDIA (version 1.3)

  • Matthäus Chajdas, AMD (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Maurice Ribble, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Maxim Lukyanov, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Michael Blumenkrantz, Self (version 1.3)

  • Michael Lentine, Google (version 1.0)

  • Michael O’Hara, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Michael Phillip, Samsung Electronics (version 1.2)

  • Michael Wong, Codeplay Software Ltd. (version 1.1)

  • Michael Worcester, Imagination Technologies (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Michal Pietrasiuk, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.3)

  • Mika Isojarvi, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Mike Schuchardt, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.2)

  • Mike Stroyan, LunarG (version 1.0)

  • Mike Weiblen, LunarG (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Minyoung Son, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Mitch Singer, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Mythri Venugopal, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Naveen Leekha, Google (version 1.0)

  • Neil Henning, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Neil Hickey, Arm (version 1.2)

  • Neil Trevett, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Nick Penwarden, Epic Games (version 1.0)

  • Nicolai Hähnle, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Niklas Smedberg, Unity Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Norbert Nopper, Independent (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Nuno Subtil, NVIDIA (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Pat Brown, NVIDIA (version 1.0)

  • Patrick Cozzi, Independent (version 1.1)

  • Patrick Doane, Blizzard Entertainment (version 1.0)

  • Peter Lohrmann, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.2)

  • Petros Bantolas, Imagination Technologies (version 1.1)

  • Philip Rebohle, Valve Software (version 1.3)

  • Pierre Boudier, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Pierre-Loup Griffais, Valve Software (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Piers Daniell, NVIDIA (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Ping Liu, Intel (version 1.3)

  • Piotr Bialecki, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Piotr Byszewski, Mobica (version 1.3)

  • Prabindh Sundareson, Samsung Electronics (version 1.0)

  • Pyry Haulos, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1) (Vulkan conformance test subcommittee chair)

  • Rachel Bradshaw, Caster Communications (version 1.3)

  • Rajeev Rao, Qualcomm (version 1.2)

  • Ralph Potter, Samsung Electronics (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Raun Krisch, Samsung Electronics (version 1.3)

  • Ray Smith, Arm (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Ricardo Garcia, Igalia (version 1.3)

  • Richard Huddy, Samsung Electronics (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Rob Barris, NVIDIA (version 1.1)

  • Rob Stepinski, Transgaming (version 1.0)

  • Robert Simpson, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.3)

  • Rolando Caloca Olivares, Epic Games (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Ronan Keryell, Xilinx (version 1.3)

  • Roy Ju, Mediatek (version 1.0)

  • Rufus Hamade, Imagination Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Ruihao Zhang, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Samuel Huang, Mediatek (version 1.3)

  • Samuel Iglesias Gonsalvez, Igalia (version 1.3)

  • Sascha Willems, Self (version 1.3)

  • Sean Ellis, Arm (version 1.0)

  • Sean Harmer, KDAB Group (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Shannon Woods, Google (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Slawomir Cygan, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.3)

  • Slawomir Grajewski, Intel (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.3)

  • Sorel Bosan, AMD (version 1.1)

  • Spencer Fricke, Samsung Electronics (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Stefanus Du Toit, Google (version 1.0)

  • Stephen Huang, Mediatek (version 1.1)

  • Steve Hill, Broadcom (versions 1.0, 1.2)

  • Steve Viggers, Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (versions 1.0, 1.2)

  • Steve Winston, Holochip (version 1.3)

  • Stuart Smith, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Sujeevan Rajayogam, Google (version 1.3)

  • Tilmann Scheller, Samsung Electronics (version 1.1)

  • Tim Foley, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Tim Lewis, Khronos (version 1.3)

  • Timo Suoranta, AMD (version 1.0)

  • Timothy Lottes, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1)

  • Tobias Hector, AMD (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) (validity language and toolchain)

  • Tobin Ehlis, LunarG (version 1.0)

  • Tom Olson, Arm (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) (Working Group chair)

  • Tomasz Bednarz, Independent (version 1.1)

  • Tomasz Kubale, Intel (version 1.0)

  • Tony Barbour, LunarG (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2)

  • Tony Zlatinski, NVIDIA (version 1.3)

  • Victor Eruhimov, Unknown (version 1.1)

  • Vikram Kushwaha, NVIDIA (version 1.3)

  • Vincent Hindriksen, Stream HPC (versions 1.2, 1.3)

  • Wasim Abbas, Arm (version 1.3)

  • Wayne Lister, Imagination Technologies (version 1.0)

  • Wolfgang Engel, Unknown (version 1.1)

  • Yanjun Zhang, VeriSilicon (versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

  • Yunxing Zhu, Huawei (version 1.3)

Other Credits

The Vulkan Advisory Panel members provided important real-world usage information and advice that helped guide design decisions.

The wider Vulkan community have provided useful feedback, questions and specification changes that have helped improve the quality of the Specification via GitHub.

Administrative support to the Working Group for Vulkan 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 was provided by Khronos staff including Ann Thorsnes, Blaine Kohl, Dominic Agoro-Ombaka, Emily Stearns, Jeff Phillips, Lisie Aartsen, Liz Maitral, Marty Johnson, Tim Lewis, and Xiao-Yu CHENG; and by Alex Crabb, Laura Shubel, and Rachel Bradshaw of Caster Communications.

Administrative support for Vulkan 1.0 was provided by Andrew Riegel, Elizabeth Riegel, Glenn Fredericks, Kathleen Mattson and Michelle Clark of Gold Standard Group.

Technical support was provided by James Riordon, site administration of Khronos.org and OpenGL.org.