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David Gallagher

David Gallagher, Ph.D.

Senior Professor of Computer Science


Dr. Gallagher joined the faculty at Cedarville University in August 2000 following a 22-year career in the United States Air Force. During his Air Force career, he flew the F-4G Wild Weasel, served as the Harm Block IV Test Manager, and was a member of the faculty for the Air Force Institute of Technology.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy

Scholarly Works

  • Memory Disambiguation To Facilitate Instruction-Level Parallelism Compilation (David Gallagher) Faculty Dissertations (1995)
  • Percolating Oxide Film Growth During Cu(111) Oxidation (David M. Gallagher) Applied Physics Letters (2008)
  • Compiler Technology for Future Microprocessors (W. W. Hwu, R. E. Hank, David M. Gallagher, et al.) Proceedings of the IEEE (1995)
  • Design and Application of an Optimizing XROM Silicon Compiler (R. W. Linderman, P. C. Rossbach and David M. Gallagher) IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design (1989)
  • A Fast, Low-Power Logarithm Approximation with CMOS VLSI Implementation (Samuel L. SanGregory, Charles Brothers, David Gallagher, et al.) Proceedings of the Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (1999)
View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »


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