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David R Canright

Associate Professor
Applied Mathematics
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-2782
Other Experience
  • 1987 - 1988 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Northwestern University, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics
  • 1978 - 1981 Computer Programmer, International Telephone & Telegraph, Defense Communications Division, San Diego, CA
  • 1976 - 1978 Computer Programmer, Technology Services Corporation, Santa Monica, CA
Research Interests
Fluid Dynamics
Materials Processing
Orbital Mechanics
Fractal Geometry
Teaching Interests
Differential equations & other applied mathematics
Web-based instruction


  • 1994 - Instructional Recognition Award, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1992 - Research Recognition Award, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1982 - National Science Foundation Fellow, UC Berkeley