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Damian Rouson

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Title:Managing Director - CEES
Primary Affiliation:Department of Geophysics
Office Location:Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, Rm. 323
E-mail:rouson@stanford.edu

Biographical Information

Damian Rouson is the Managing Director of the Center for Computational Earth and Environmental Sciences at Stanford University.  He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Howard University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. His professional interests relate primarily to software engineering for computational science and engineering and turbulence in classical, quantum, and magnetohydrodynamic flows.  He coauthored the textbook Scientific Software Design: The Object-Oriented Way (Cambridge University Press, 2011). 

He has held research staff and management positions at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and at Sandia National Laboratories. He was an assistant professor at the City University of New York and has held visiting faculty positions at the University of Maryland, College Park; the University of Cyprus; and the University of Bergen in Norway. He was an engineer at Exponent, Inc., and has provided expert testimony related to automobile and aircraft accident investigations and fire investigations. He has been a PI or Co-PI on research funded by the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Teaching

CME/EarthSci 214: Software Design in Modern Fortran for Scientists and Engineers, Fall 2013

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