Dr. Douglass Post, chief scientist for the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), has been awarded the 2011 Gold Medal by the American Society of Naval Engineers for his leadership and vision in establishing and realizing the Computational Research and Engineering Tools and Environments (CREATE) Program.
Post received his doctorate in physics from Stanford University, and has been the chief scientist for the HPCMP since 2005. He has approximately 250 publications with more than 6,400 career citations. Post is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Physical Society, and the American Nuclear Society. He has more than 34 years experience in computations, experiments and theory at three Department of Energy national laboratories.
The Gold Medal Award, presented annually since 1958, is given to an individual who has made a significant naval engineering contribution in a particular area during the past five years.