### Ph.D. Students

This list includes all active Math Department graduate students. To reach any of these students, please send inquiries to math@uta.edu or you can call/visit the Math Front Office:

**Acharya, Krishna**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: Dr. Theresa Jorgensen

Research Topic: TBD

**Aduddell, Rebekah**

Research Area: Commutative Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry

Supervising Professor: Dr. David Jorgensen

Research Topic: The Critical and Cocritical Degrees of a Totally Acyclic Complex

**Ahmed, Saber**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: Dr. Dimitar Grantcharov

Research Topic: Quantized Enveloping Superalgebra of Type P

**Ajani, Tatheer**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Alajmi, Mesfer Hamad**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Souvik Roy

Research Topic: TBD

**Alalhareth, Fawaz**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology, Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov

Research Topic: Higher-Order Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods for Differential Equations

**Albalawi, Bassam**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Alfred, Ashley**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

Research Topic: Partial Differential Equations/Chromatography

**Alghamdi, Asma Ali**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Souvik Roy

Research Topic: PDE Optimal Control in Medical Imaging

**Alharbi, Mohammed**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: Dr. Christopher Kribs

Research Topic: Assessing the impact of the outbreak of emerging respiratory diseases

**Alkhazaleh, Osama**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Yue (David) Liu

Research Topic: Partial Differential Equations

**Almutairi, Dalal**

Research Area: Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

Research Topic: Finding the mechanism of Lambda vortex formation

**Alshahrani, Abdulaziz Abdullah M**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Alvarez, Oscar**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Anway, Tyler**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: Dr. David Jorgensen

Research Topic: Approximations of Totally Acyclic Complexes

**Aqel, Khitam**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Aselisewine, Wisdom**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Suvra Pal

Research Topic: Survival Analysis and Statistical Computing

**Asiri, Zahra**

Research Area: Probability, Statistics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Avila, Angela**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

Research Topic: N/A

**Baca Reyes, Jocelyn**

Research Area: Mathematics Education, Data Science

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: The merge between cognitive psychology and mathematics

**Bailey, Tyson**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: Dr. James Alvarez

Research Topic: TBD

**Batista, Berlinda**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Bender, Sam**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Bian, Ce**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: Dr. Li Wang

Research Topic: Semi-pair Kernel Canonical Correlation Analysis

**Chairez, Zachary**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Covarrubias, Saul**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Dey, Anwesa**

Research Area: Geometry

Supervising Professor: Dr. Gaik Ambartsoumian

Research Topic: TBD

**Diaz, Efrain**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Dombrowsky, Joshua**

Research Area: Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry

Supervising Professor: Dr. Michaela Vancliff

Research Topic: Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry

**Eagan, Lacey**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

Research Topic: Computational Neuroscience

**Ed Duweh, Hussein**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Souvik Roy

Research Topic: Optimization in Cancer

**Enciso-Alva, Julio Cesar**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: Dr. Jiangzhong Su

Research Topic: Computational Neuroscience

**Flattery, Luke**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: Dr. David Jorgensen

Research Topic: Commutative Algebra

**Ganjizadeh, Mohammad**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Ghorbani, Niloofar**

Research Area: Probability, Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

Research Topic: Adaptive Risk Hedging for Options with Random Interest Rates

**Gore, Presley Craig**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Suvra Pal

Research Topic: Survival Analysis - Cure Rate Models

**Grebel, Kathryn (Katie)**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Guidry Stanteen, Sean**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

Research Topic: Using the Kth Nearest Neighbor algorithm to predict precipitation based on past data

**Gupta, Madhu**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Souvik Roy

Research Topic: Detection and treatment of esophageal cancer

**Harris, Ian**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Harris, Kevin**

Research Area: Commutative Algebra

Supervising Professor: Dr. David Jorgensen

Research Topic: Tensor Products of Modules over Truncated Polynomial Rings

**Hawkins, Marcus**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Hennington, Brandi**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Hernandez Garcia, Amairani**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: NonCommutative Algebra

**Hollman, Eric**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Tuncay Aktosun

Research Topic: Inverse Problem Arising in Thin Film Optimization

**Hu, Tianqiao**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Yue (David) Liu

Research Topic: Partial Differential Equations

**Hussain, Sundas**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Jiashan, Ji**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Johnson, Talon**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: Dr. Jianzhong Su

Research Topic: A 3-Dimensional Compressive Deconvolution Method with Application in MRI

**Jones, Ryan**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Kercher, Andrew**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: Dr. James Alvarez

Research Topic: Development of Mathematical Problem Solving

**Khakurel, Hrishabh**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Shan Sun-Mitchell

Research Topic: Deconvolved kernel density estimator for censored data

**Lim, Ian**

Research Area: Algebra, Geometry

Supervising Professor: Dr. Michaela Vancliff

Research Topic: Line Schemes of Regular Algebras

**Lowe, Jacob "J"**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Lozano, Jose**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Malmer, Ethan**

Research Area: Algebra, Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Martinez, Christina**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Mendez, Ana**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: Dr. Hristo Kojouharov

Research Topic: Mathematical Modeling of Bacteriophage Persistence in Gut Microbiomes

**Montes, Angela**

Research Area: Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Nesbitt, Lloyd**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**N'Gozan, Justine Benie**

Research Area: Probability

Supervising Professor: Dr. Andrzej Korzeniowski

Research Topic: Stochastic Risk Measures: Dynamic Optimization for Risk Processes

**Nguyen, Khoa**

Research Area: Algebra

Supervising Professor: Dr. Dimitar Grantcharov

Research Topic: Infinite dimensional representation of Lie algebras

**Nottage, Charles**

Research Area: Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

Research Topic: Computational Fluid Dynamics

**Ozkan, Erol**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Shan Sun-Mitchell

Research Topic: Deconvolving Kernel Regression Function Estimation Based on Right Censored Data

**Patel, Vishwa**

Research Area: Computational Fluid Dynamics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

Research Topic: TBD

**Patrick, Amanda**

Research Area: Mathematical Biology

Supervising Professor: Dr. Benito Chen-Charpentier

Research Topic: TBD

**Rahman, Md Mashikur**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Rana, Muhammad**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Riley, Te'a**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: Dr. James Alvarez

Research Topic: TBD

**Shrestha, Pushpa**

Research Area: Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

Research Topic: Computational Fluid Dynamics

**Skapek, Stephen**

Research Area: TBD

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Soleimani, Faezeh**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: Dr. Ren-Cang Li, Dr. Li Wang

Research Topic: A supervised dimensionality reduction method: integrating PCA with SVM

**Sultana, Laila**

Research Area: Data Science

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Thomas, Anthony**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Li Wang

Research Topic: Hierarchical Dynamic Factor Models

**Toledo, Ivan**

Research Area: Applied Mathematics

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Treszoks, Jodi**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Suvra Pal

Research Topic: Survival Analysis with Interval-Censored Data under the Destructive Cure Rate Model

**Trieu, Xuan My**

Research Area: Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

Research Topic: Proper Orthogonal Decomposition on Micro Vortex Generator

**Turner, Kyle**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: Dr. James Alvarez

Research Topic: Academic Integration and Self-Regulation Strategies in Preparation to Calculus and Calculus

**Valdez, Jeremy**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Shan Sun-Mitchell

Research Topic: Quantile estimation in deconvolution

**Viray, Zachery**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: Dr. Theresa Jorgensen

Research Topic: Analysis Over Online Education

**Wang, Pei**

Research Area: Statistics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Suvra Pal, Dr. Shan Sun-Mitchell

Research Topic: On the Use of Generalized Gamma Distribution in a TransformationCure Rate Model: Model Fitting and Model Discrimination Studies

**Yakay, Nilgun**

Research Area: Mathematics Education

Supervising Professor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

**Yu, Yifei**

Research Area: Computational Mathematics

Supervising Professor: Dr. Chaoqun Liu

Research Topic: Computational Fluid Dynamics