President's Medal Honoree: Dr. Michael E. Kress
Dr. Kress is the former vice president for Information Technology and Economic Development at the College of Staten Island. He is also the former executive director of the City University of New York Interdisciplinary High-Performance Computing Center. Kress is an alumnus of the College of Staten Island and is the recipient of many National Science Foundation and other grants. He has published extensively in the field of computational science, numerical analysis, educational technology and transportation systems. His prominent CUNY career spans more than 45 years.