George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Gallay, David R.

Focus:Teaching Focused Faculty
Academic Unit:Finance
Positions:Associate Professor
Phone:703 993-1869
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 333
Office Hours:By appointment
Research Interests:
  • Engineering Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Engineering Management
  • DSc – Engineering Management (Economics and Finance), George Washington University
  • MS – Systems Management, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • MS – Photogrammetry and Geodesy, Purdue University
  • BS – Engineering, United States Military Academy

License and Certification:

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia 

David R. Gallay is an experienced engineering manager and operations research analyst. Currently, he is an associate professor of finance in the School of Business at George Mason University, where he teaches courses in finance and probability methods.

Before joining George Mason University, he was the vice president of infrastructure analytics at the Logistics Management Institute (LMI), where he led a management consulting practice that advised and assisted clients involved in public works policy and management.  His applied research projects at LMI included analyses of construction management and facilities management processes of federal and state public works agencies; economic cost analyses of proposed and ongoing infrastructure investment projects for federal, state, and local governments; and financial feasibility analyses of proposed public-private projects for numerous federal agencies.  While at LMI, he was also a part-time faculty member at George Washington University, where he taught courses in engineering economics, finance, and decision analysis.

Before his management consulting career at LMI and teaching experience at George Washington University, he was a career Army officer who served in military engineer units overseas and in the United States, and on the Army General Staff in operations research positions in the Pentagon.