Dr. Gregory Watson is a Senior Research Scientist in the Computer Science Research Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr. Watson's research interests include development environments, programming tools, and modeling and simulation tools for high performance and scientific computing. He is founder of the Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform, a project he has led over the course of the last 12 years, and that continues to be used across laboratories, academia, and industry. He is also a founding member of the Eclipse Science Working Group, and project leader of the Eclipse Science Top Level Project. Dr. Watson previously held positions as Manager of Corporate Computer Systems at Griffith University, and Manager of the Queensland Supercomputing Facility, both in Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Watson has also worked at IBM Research, and held the position of HPC Tools Architect in IBM's Systems Group.