David Dailey is Professor in Department of Computer Science, teaching mainly in the Information Technology program. He has been at SRU since 1999.
Dr. Dailey received his PhD in Quantitative Psychology from the University of Colorado in 1972, previously receiving the BS degree from the University of New Mexico in 1972 majoring in mathematics and psychology. He has taught in departments of Mathematics, Psychology, and Computer Science at the Universities of Wyoming, Tulsa, Alaska and Williams College, serving also with the administration at Vassar College and Williams College.
Dr. Dailey has published numerous articles in areas including computational complexity, graph theory, combinatorics, computational linguistics, psychology, and web graphics. He has authored two books on Scalable Vector Graphics with one published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the other by Microsoft Press. Since 2009 he has helped organize the international conference, The Graphical Web, which, during his tenure as co-organizer, has taken place in Winchester England, Cambridge MA, Paris, Zurich, Mountain View CA, and San Francisco.
Dr. Dailey has been invited to teach online courses for the European Union hosted by W3C, and has accepted invitations to lecture in Chennai, India as well as Guangzhou and Dongguan in China.
While at SRU Dr. Dailey has also served on the University's Copyright Task Force since the creation of that group over ten years ago, and exhibited his art work in a solo invitational exhibition in the Martha Gault Gallery. He enjoys juggling, photography, travel, playing the accordion, and inventing games and sports.