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Ph.D. Graduates (1990-Present)

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    Honggaung Xi, 2016
    A Harmonic Function Method for EEG Source Reconstruction
    Advisor: Jianzhong Su

    Melinda Au, 2016
    Three-Dimensional Image Reconstruction (3direct) of Sparse Signals with Mri Application
    Advisor: Ren-cang Li

    Piyachart Wiangnak, 2016
    Likelihood Based Inference for COM-Poisson Cure Rate Model with Interval Censored Data
    Advisor: Suvra Pal

    Xi Chen, 2016
    Numerical Construction of Diffeomorphism and the Application to Grid Generation and Image Registration
    Advisor: Guojun Liao

    Christopher Mitchell, 2016
    Calculating Reproductive Numbers for Periodic Epidemic Systems
    Advisor: Christopher Kribs

    Nathan Steele, 2016
    Support and Rank Varieties of Totally-Acyclic Complexes
    Advisor: David Jorgensen

    Rachel Traylor, 2016
    Stochastic reliability models for a general server and related networks
    Advisor: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

    John Griffis, 2016
    Representations of the Extended Poincare Superalgebras in Four Dimensions
    Advisor: Dr. Dimitar Grantcharov

    Richard Chandler, 2016
    On the Quantum Spaces of Some Quadratic Regular Algebras of Global Dimension Four
    Advisor: Dr. Michaela Vancliff

    Ahmed Ali, 2016
    Bisection method for the banded hyperbolic quadratic eigenvalue problem
    Advisor: Dr. Rencang Li

    Justin Blackwell, 2015
    Numerical Methods for Spontaneous and Evoked Glutamate Release
    Advisor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

    Daniel Wood, 2015
    Advancements and Applications of Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods
    Advisor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov
    Position Obtained: Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

    Wilber Ventura, 2015
    On Solving Forward-Backward SDEs
    Advisor: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

    Pengcheng Xiao, 2015
    A Modeling Study in The Regulation Of Stress On Neuronal Plasticity
    Advisor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

    Julie Sutton, 2015
    The Influence Of Dynamic Visualization On Undergraduate Calculus Learning
    Advisor: Dr. James Epperson

    Rachel Goodwin, 2015
    Some Multivariate Process Capability Indices
    Advisor: Dr. Chien-Pai Han

    Carl Looney, 2015
    Finite M-Inverse Loops and Quasigroups with a Long Inverse Cycle
    Advisor: Dr. Minerva Cordero-Epperson

    Allie Ray, 2015
    Nilpotent Lie Algebras and Nilmanifolds Constructed from Graphs
    Advisor: Dr. Ruth Gornet

    Scott Lacy, 2015
    Property D-Cyclic Neofields
    Advisor: Dr. Minerva Cordero-Epperson

    Zhengjie Wang, 2015
    Construction of Weighted Upwind Compact Scheme
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Thomas Ferguson, 2015
    Weight Modules of Orthosymplectic Lie Superalgebras
    Advisor: Dr. Dimitar Grantcharov

    Yousef Alkhezi, 2014
    Properties of The Pinched Tensor Product
    Advisor: Dr. David Jorgensen

    Xiao Wang, 2014
    Numerical Les For Mvg Controlled Supersonic Ramp Flow
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Alicia Machuca, 2014
    A method for exact solutions to integrable evolution equations in 2+1 dimensions
    Advisor: Dr. Tuncay Aktosun
    Position Obtained: Assistant Prof Texas Woman's Univ, Denton, TX

    Juan Romero-Padilla, 2014
    Estimation of variance in bivariate normal distribution after preliminary test of homogeneity
    Advisor: Dr. Chien-Pai Han

    Kelly Aman, 2014
    Application of cubical arrays in the study of finite semifields
    Advisor: Dr. Minerva Cordero-Eppeson

    Denise Rangel 2014
    Representation theory of totally reflexive modules over Non-Gerenstein rings
    Advisor: Dr. David Jorgensen

    Larrissa Owens, 2014
    Differential equation models of foreign body fibrotic reactions for assessing roles of macrophage phenotypes and mesenchymal stem cells
    Advisor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

    Mehmet Unlu, 2014
    A generalized approach to Darboux transformations for differential equations
    Advisor: Dr. Tuncay Aktosun
    Position Obtained: Asst Prof, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey

    Huankun Fu, 2013
    High Order Numerical Schemes for PDEs and Applications to CFD
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Manoj Kumar Thapa, 2013
    Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) Study for the Origin of Flow Chaos in late Boundary Layer Transition over a Flat Plate
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Juan A Licea Salazar, 2013
    The Polynomial Chaos Method with Applications to Random Differential Equations
    Advisor: Dr. Benito Chen-Charpentier

    Xiaoyang Dong, 2013
    Mathematical Models of Nutrient Recycling and Toxin Production in a Gradostat
    Advisor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov
    Position Obtained: Senior Associate (Analyst), Phoenix Analytics Center, Discover Financial Services, Phoenix, AZ

    Daoying Lin, 2013
    Haplotype Based Statistical Inference for Case Control Genetic Association Studies with Complex Sampling
    Advisor: Dr. Yan Li

    Ibrahim Oumar Diakite, 2013
    Effects of Discrete Time Delays and Parameters Variation on Dynamical Systems
    Advisor: Dr. Benito Chen-Charpentier

    Weichao Wang, 2013
    Numerical Studies for M Matrix Algebraic Riccati Equations
    Advisor: Dr. Rencang Li

    Aubrey Rhoden, 2013
    Applications and Adaption of a Globally Convergent Method in Inverse Problems
    Advisor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

    Byungsoo Moon, 2013
    A Study on the Generalized Two-Component Hunter-Saxton System and Burger αβ Equations
    Advisors: Drs. Yue Liu and Tuncay Aktosun

    Thomas Seaquist, 2013
    Optimal Stopping for Markov Modulated Ito Diffusions with Applications to Finance
    Advisor: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

    Katsuhiro Uechi, 2013
    Smooth Quantile Processes for Right Censored Data
    Advisor: Dr. Shan Sun-Mitchell

    Padmini Veerapan, 2013
    Point Modules over Regular Graded Clifford Algebras
    Advisor: Dr. Michaela Vancliff
    Position Obtained: 2013-Present, Tenure-track at Tennessee Technological University

    Charles K Garrett, 2013
    Numerical Integration of Matrix Riccati Differential Equations with Solution Singularities
    Advisor: Dr. Rencang Li

    Alicia Prieto Langarica, 2012
    From Discrete to Continuous Models of Cell Movement: An Application to Medical Implants
    Advisor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov
    Position Obtained: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

    Lin Lin Chen, 2012
    On Primitivity and Dimension of Finite Semifields and Their Planes
    Advisor: Dr. Minerva Cordero-Epperson

    Caixia Chen, 2012
    A Study on the Two Component Periodic Shallow Water Systems
    Advisor: Dr. Yue Liu

    Jared Painter, 2012
    Resolutions and Tor Algebra Structures for Trivariate Monomial Ideals
    Advisor: Dr. David Jorgensen

    Angela Brown, 2012
    New Results in Finite Geometries Pertaining to Albert-like Seminfields
    Advisor: Dr. Minerva Cordero-Epperson

    Britnee Crawford, 2012
    Effects of Vector Migration on Sylvatic Trypanosoma Cruzi Transmission
    Advisor: Dr. Christopher Kribs Zaleta
    Position Obtained: Assistant Professor of Math at Dallas Baptist University

    Yonghua Yan, 2012
    High Order LES for Supersonic Ramp Flow Control With MVG
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Ping Lu, 2012
    High Order DNS for Late Flow Transition
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Rim Gouia, 2011
    Some Problems of Integral Geometry in Advanced Imaging
    Advisor: Dr. G. Ambartsoumian
    Position Obtained: Assistant Professor of Mathematics at The American University of Sharjah, UAE

    Kristen Beck, 2011
    On the Existence of Totally Reflexive Modules
    Advisor: Dr. D. Jorgensen

    James Thompson, 2011
    High Order Compact Scheme for Discontinuous Differential Equations
    Advisor: Dr. C. Liu

    Manizheh Nafari, 2011
    Regular Algebras Related to Regular Graded Skew Clifford Algebras of Low Global Dimension
    Advisor: Dr. M. Vancliff
    Position obtained:
    2011-2012: Adjunct faculty at UTA
    2012-2013: Adjunct faculty at University of Toledo
    2013-2014: Adjunct faculty at DePaul University

    Zhang, Jianchun: 2010
    Dissertation: Conditional Confidence Intervals of Process Capability Indices Following Rejection of Preliminary Tests
    Advisor: Dr. C.-P. Han

    Salako, Stephen Taiwo: 2009
    Optimal Control Approach to Image Registration
    Advisor: Dr. G. Liao

    Dawkins, Paul Christian: 2009
    Non-Traditional Socio-Mathematical Norms in Undergraduate Real Analysis
    Advisor: Dr. J. Epperson

    Ferim, Richard Nzagong: 2009
    Adaptive Nonparametric Distribution-Free Procedures in Factorial Data Analysis
    Advisor: Dr. S. Sun-Mitchell

    Perez Gonzalez, Humberto: 2009
    Analysis and Simulation in Neuron and Fibrosis Models
    Advisor: Dr. J. Su

    Hughes, Meri Trema: 2009
    The Uniqueness of Minimal Acyclic Complexes
    Advisor: Dr. D. Jorgensen

    Riley, Fransell: 2009
    Testing the Equality of Regression Coefficients and A Pooling Methodology from Multiple Samples when the Data is Multicollinear
    Advisor: Dr. C.-P. Han

    Dong, Nathan: 2009
    Logistic Regression with Misclassified Covariates Using Auxiliary Data
    Advisor: Dr. D.L. Hawkins

    Oprisan, Adina: 2009
    Large Deviation Principle For Functional Limit Theorems
    Advisor: Dr. A. Korzeniowski

    Pantong, Natee: 2009
    A Globally Convergent Numerical Method for Coefficient Inverse Problems
    Advisor: Dr. J. Su

    Akinlar, Mehmet Ali: 2009
    A New Method for Nonrigid Registration of 3D Images
    Advisor: Dr. G. Liao

    Oliveira, Maria Luisa Bambozzi: 2009
    High-Order Numerical Schemes for High-Speed Flows
    Advisor: Dr. C. Liu

    Saha, Snehanshu: 2008
    A Study on the B Family of Shallow Water Wave Equations
    Advisor: Dr. D. Liu

    Mo, Min: 2008
    Estimating Absolute Transcript Concentration for Microarrays using Langmuir Adsorption Theory
    Advisor: Dr. D. L. Hawkins

    Busse, Theresa: 2008
    Dissertation: Generalized Inverse Scattering Transform for the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation
    Advisor: Dr. T. Aktosun

    Martines, Ian: 2008
    Dissertation: Mathematical analysis of allelopathy and resource competition models
    Advisor: Dr. H. Kojouharov
    Position Obtained: Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX

    Badiu, Florin Vasile: 2008
    Dissertation: Study of Multiple Impacts of a Rigid Body with a Viscoelastic Surface
    Advisor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

    Stern, Paul Russell: 2008
    Dissertation: On Progenitively Koszul Commutative Rings
    Advisor: Dr. David Jorgensen

    Xie, Peng: 2008
    Dissertation: Uniform Weighted Compact/Non-Compact Schemes for Shock/Boundary Layer Interaction
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Kirby, Roger Dale: 2007
    Dissertation: Qualitative Behavior of Dynamical Vector Fields
    Advisor: Dr. Gangaram Ladde

    Cai, Jiangang: 2006
    Dissertation: Large Eddy Simulation (LES) for Wingtip Vortex Around an Airfoil
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Liu, Jie: 2006
    Dissertation: New Developments of the Deformation Method
    Advisor: Dr. Guojun Liao

    Fleitas, Dionisio: 2005
    Dissertation: The Least-Square Finite Element Method for Grid Deformation and Meshfree Applications
    Advisor: Dr. Goujun Liao

    Deng, Shutian: 2005
    Dissertation: Direct Numerical Simulation for Flow Transition over a Flat Plate
    Advisor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Grantz, Cynthia: 2005
    Dissertation: Asymptotics of the Diameter for Large Random Graphs
    Advisor: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

    Dimitrov, Dobromir: 2005
    Dissertation: Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods for Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology
    Advisor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov
    Position Obtained: Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

    Zhu, Xiaoping: 2005
    Dissertation: Preliminary Test and Shrinkage Estimators for the mean of Bivariate Normal Distribution
    Advisor: Dr. Chien-Pai Han

    Kadjo, Hilaire: 2004
    Dissertation: An Age Structured Population Model: Interactions Between Nutrients and Phytoplankton
    Advisor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov
    Position Obtained: Systems Engineer, Network Centric Systems, ITAS, Raytheon Company, Plano, TX

    Xue, Jiaxing: 2004
    Dissertation: Moving Grids by the Deformation Method
    Advisor: Dr. Guojun Liao

    Morris, William: 2004
    Dissertation: A Meshfree Adaptive Numerical Method
    Advisor: Dr. Guojun Liao

    Nguyen, Vinh; 2003
    Dissertation: Regression Model with Explanatory Variable Subject to Asymmetric Measurement
    Adviser: Dr. Doyle L. Hawkins, Jr.

    Rowe, Nancy Ann; 2003
    Dissertation: Inference in Hazard Models with Random Effects
    Adviser: Dr. Doyle L. Hawkins, Jr.

    Sohaee, Nassim; 2003
    Dissertation: Upward Embedding of Digraphs on the Surfaces
    Adviser: Dr. Irinel Dragan

    Luo, Sheng; 2003
    Dissertation: A Multigrid Method for 2-D MGD Flow Control Analysis
    Adviser: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

    Tran, Bao-Loc Minh; 2002
    Dissertation: Analysis on Fingering Problems in Fluids and Phase Transitions
    Adviser: Dr. Jianzhong Su

    Griffin, Byron Leslie; 2002
    Dissertation: A Study of Stochastic Iterative Processes under Random Structural Perturbations
    Adviser: Dr. Gangaram Ladde

    Hua, Steven Ye; 2001
    Dissertation: Multivariate Failure Time When Only The Time To First Failure Is Observed
    Adviser: Dr. Doyle Hawkins

    Smith, Sally Jane O'Neill; 2001
    Dissertation: Prime And Radical Submodules Of Modules Over Commutative Rings
    Adviser: Dr. Marion Moore

    Choi, Jungmin; 2000
    Dissertation: The Least Squares Method for Hyperbolic Problems
    Adviser: Dr. Pavel Bochev

    Chen, Shiang-Jiun; 2000
    Dissertation: The Finite Element Method of Least Squares Type
    Adviser: Dr. Pavel Bochev

    Hand, Jeffrey; 1999
    Dissertation: Minimization of Error Residuals in Photogrammetry Using the Chebechev Norm
    Adviser: Dr. Jerome Eisenfeld

    Yilmaz, Erol; 1999
    Dissertation: Computations In Algebraic Geometry
    Adviser: Dr. Tie Luo

    Anderson, Patricia; 1999
    Dissertation: Qualitative Features of Solutions of Perturbed
    Differential Equations

    Adviser: Dr. Steve Bernfeld

    Durmus, Soner; 1999
    Dissertation: The Effects of the Use of Technolgy on College Algebra Students' Acheivements and Attitudes towards Mathematics: A Constructivist Approach
    Adviser: Dr. George Fix

    Flint, Donna; 1999
    Dissertation: Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations with Discontinuities
    Adviser: Dr. Rangachary Kannan

    de la Pena, Gary Lee Antonio; 1998
    Dissertation: Adaptive Grid Generation
    Adviser: Dr. Guojun Liao

    Gutzler, Jay; 1998
    Dissertation: On Stability Criterion for Numerical Solution of Stochastic Differential Equations
    Adviser: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

    Anabtawi, Mahmoud; 1998
    Dissertation: A Study of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations
    Adviser: Dr. Ganggaram Ladde

    Potter, Andrew Jay; 1997
    Dissertation: A Generalization of the Shapley Value for Games in Partition
    Function Form: Axioms, Formulas and Potential

    Adviser: Dr. Irinel Dragan

    Voshtina, Oltion; 1997
    Dissertation: Solution Concepts for Some Generalized Cooperative Games
    Adviser: Dr. Irinel Dragan

    Bedivan, Dana Mihaela; 1996
    Dissertation: Least-squares Methods for Optimal Shape Problems
    Adviser: Dr. George Fix

    Krueger, Carole King; 1996
    Dissertation: Monotone Functions of Several Variables
    Adviser:Dr. Rangachary Kannan

    Korlie, Mark; 1996
    Dissertation: Particle Modeling of Liquid Drop Formation on a
    Solid Surface in 3-D

    Adviser: Dr. Donald Greenspan

    Hsu, Chih Ping; 1995
    Dissertation: Algorithms in Geometric Modeling
    Adviser: Dr. George Fix

    Kloser, Richard James; 1995
    Dissertation: Statistical Models for the Frontiers of Radially-Expanding Objects
    Adviser: Dr. Doyle Hawkins

    Yang, Haw-Dai; 1995
    Dissertation: Numerical Construction of Optimal Adaptive Grids in Two Spatial Dimensions
    Adviser: Dr. Tsu-Fen Chen

    Okonkwo, Zephyrinus; 1994
    Dissertation: Control Problems in the Class of Linear Quadratic Systems
    Adviser: Dr. Constantin Corduneanu

    Lawrence, Bonita; 1994
    Dissertation: Qualitative Properties of Systems of Stochastic Differential Equations
    Adviser: Dr. Ganggaram Ladde

    Bapi, Raju Surampudi; 1994
    Dissertation: Neural Network Modeling of the Role of the
    Frontal Lobes in Sequence Classification

    Adviser: Dr. Daniel Levine

    Chung, Hie Choon; 1994
    Dissertation: Discriminant Analysis with Patterned Incomplete Data
    Adviser: Dr. Chien-Pai Han

    Davamani, Jeyaraj; 1994
    Dissertation: Convergence of Iterative Processes arising in the theory of Convex Sets and Convex Functions
    Adviser: Dr. Rangachary Kannan

    Kim, Jeongsook Lee; 1993
    Dissertation: Estimation of Regression Coefficients and Influence Function
    in Multivariate Regression Models with Prior Estimation

    Adviser: Dr. Chien-Pai Han

    Rahimi, Amir Massoud; 1993
    Dissertation: Some Results on Stable Range in Commutative Rings
    Adviser: Dr. Marion Moore

    Coleson, Jay; 1993
    Dissertation: Existence Theorems for Two Semilinear Hyperbolic Equations
    Adviser: Dr. Rangachary Kannan

    Li, Yizeng; 1993
    Dissertation: Global Existence and Stability of Functional Differential Equation
    with Abstract Volterra Type Operator

    Adviser: Dr. Constantin Corduneanu

    Shibberu, Yosi; 1992
    Dissertation: Discrete-Time Hamiltonian Dynamics
    Adviser: Dr. Donald Greenspan

    Mahdavi, Mehran; 1992

    Dissertation: Contribution to the Theory of Functional Differetial Equations
    Involving Abstract Volterra Operators
    Adviser: Dr. Constantin Corduneanu

    Raganath, Shyla; 1992
    Dissertation: Numerical Solution of the 2-D, Steady, Navier Stokes Equations using an Upwind Starter
    Adviser: Dr. Donald Greenspan

    Nagarajan, Narayanaswamy; 1992
    Dissertation: Solution Concepts for Cooperative Games with Leading Coalitions
    Adviser: Dr. Irinel Dragan

    Shin, Jun Yong; 1992
    Dissertation: Study of some Nonlinear Differential Equations arising in Elasticity
    Adviser: Dr. Rangachary Kannan

    Johnson, Ronald; 1991
    Dissertation: Some Computational Differential Geometry Questions in Solid Modeling
    Adviser: Dr. Rangachary Kannan

    Wyatt, Bryant; 1991
    Dissertation: Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Colliding Microdrops of Water
    Adviser: Dr. Donald Greensapn

    Ansari, Ali Asghar; 1990
    Dissertation: Polynomial Controls and their Applications
    Adviser: Dr. Constantin Corduneanu

    Zouyousefain, Mohammad; 1990
    Dissertation: Difference Equation of Volterra Type
    Adviser: Dr. Constantin Corduneanu

    Kelly, Theresa; 1990
    Dissertation: Particle Modeling of an Elastic Arch in Three Dimensions
    Adviser: Dr. Donald Greenspan