Prof. W. David Joyner  


Department of Mathematics, Chauvenet Hall 375
The United States Naval Academy
572 Holloway Road, Annapolis, MD 21402

(410) 293-6738


  • University of Maryland, College Park (Ph.D. in Mathematics, May 1983; advisor: John Benedetto)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (B.S. in Applied Mathematics, June 1981) 

Research Areas:

  • Error-correcting codes
  • Representation theory and applications
  • Applications of number theory/group theory to communication theory and cryptography

Professional Experience:


  • USNA Faculty Researcher of the Year Award, 2007
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