Mr. Wesley Wilson is a mechanical engineer in the Computational Analysis and Design Branch at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. He has worked in the field of computational fluid dynamics for the past 18 years, with emphasis on surface ship and submarine hydrodynamics, hull form optimization, and ballast water and environmental quality issues, with over 20 technical publications across these areas. Mr. Wilson has been a member of the development team for the CREATE-Ships Integrated Hydrodynamics Design Environment (IHDE) since 2008. He’s a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). Mr. Wilson has supported hydrodynamics assessments for the Columbia-class submarine design and was also a recipient of the 2014 NAVSEA CHENG Engineer of the Year Team Award as a member of the Small Surface Combatant Task Force.