Saint Mary's College of California

David Faulkner

blankDavid Faulkner

Lecturer of Mathematics
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, California State University – Hayward, 1992
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1978

Email: df8@stmarys-ca.edu
Telephone: (925) 631-4423
Office: Galileo 101-C


Research interests: Ventilation in commercial and residential buildings

About: Prof. Faulkner was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He participated in a 3+2 engineering program at a liberal arts college before attending Caltech. Prof. Faulkner has worked for the NASA-Ames research center, performing wind-tunnel testing, and for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, researching ventilation in commercial and residential buildings. He has authored or co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles in this area. In addition to Saint Mary’s, Prof. Faulkner has also taught part-time at several community colleges in the Bay Area.

What’s New

The Math & CS Department is seeking applications for the Brother Dominic Barry Math Scholarships, which will be awarded to incoming freshmen in 2016! For information, go to Activities » Math Scholarship Competition.

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