# Thesis Archive

# PhD Dissertations 2002-2013

PhD Dissertations since 1933 - Excel file

Masters theses since 1923 - Excel file

## Candidate |
## Year |
## Title |
## Major Professor |

Ozgur Aydogmus | 2013 | Non-local interactions in spatial evolutionary games |
Wu |

Man Basnet | 2013 | On modified-one minimization problems in compressed sensing |
Keinert & Vaswani |

David Failing | 2013 | Commutative, idempotent groupoids and the constraint satisfaction problem |
Bergman |

Yiping Hao | 2013 | Wu | |

Yuanyuan Huang | 2013 | Statistical summary of protein structures |
Wu & Jernigan |

Steven Osborne | 2013 | Cospectral bipartite graphs for the normalized Laplacian |
Butler & Hogben |

Maksym Pryporov | 2013 | Gaussian beam methods for the Schrodinger equation with periodic potentials and strictly hyperbolic systems |
Liu |

Youngsoo Seol | 2013 | Random walks in a sparse random environment |
Roitershtein |

Chunquan Tang | 2013 | Mixed boundary value problems for quasilinear elliptic equations |
Lieberman |

Geoff Timms | 2013 | Haemers' minimum rank |
Hogben |

Chi-Jen Wang | 2013 | Analysis of discrete reaction-diffusioin equationis for autocatalysis and continuum diffusion equations for transport |
Evans |

Jing Wang | 2013 | Modeling of the interplay between single-file diffusion and conversion reaction in mesoporous systems |
Evans |

Hui Yu | 2013 | On entropy satisfying and maximum-principle-satisfying high-order methods for Fokker-Planck equations |
Liu |

Al-Sa'Di, Sa'ud | 2012 | Sampling and interpolation in Hilbert spaces of entire functions |
Weber & Peters |

Bickner, Devin | 2012 | On normal networks |
Willson |

Hwang, Sukjung | 2012 | Holder regularity of solutions of generalized p-Laplacian type parabolic equations |
Lieberman |

Khemphet, Anchalee | 2012 | The Jacobson radical of semicrossed products of the disk algebra |
Peters |

Kramer, Dominic | 2012 | Basis Identification through Convex Optimization |
Weber |

Lastrina, Michelle | 2012 | List-coloring and sum-list-coloring problems on graphs |
Axenovich |

Li, Zhen | 2012 | Stochastic homogenization of elliptic equation and optimal control |
Hou |

McKay, Tracy | 2012 | The edit distance function for graphs: an exploration of the case of forbiddeninduced K_{2,t} and other questions |
Martin |

Olmez, Oktay | 2011 | On highly regular digraphs |
Song |

Ozer, A. Ozkan | 2012 | Exact boundary controllability and feedback stabilization for a multi-layer Rao-Nakra beam |
Hansen |

Park, Jun Koo | 2012 | On coarse-grained normal mode analysis and refined Gaussian network model for protein structure fluctuations |
Wu, Z |

Peters, Travis | 2012 | Positive semidefinite maximum nullity and zero forcing number |
Hogben |

Rastegar, Reza | 2012 | Topics in self-interacting random walks |
Roitershtein & Ghosh |

Smith, Jason | 2012 | Induced saturation number |
Martin |

Stines, Elijah | 2012 | Abelian qo-groups and atomic pseudo-valuation domains |
Smith, JDH |

Vidden, Chad | 2012 | The direct discontinuous Galerkin Method with symmetric structure for diffusion problems. |
Yan |

Ylvisaker, Andrew | 2012 | A formalization of logic in diagonal-free cylindric algebras |
Maddux |

Choi, Jihyeok | 2011 | Problems in graph theory and probabiliy |
Axenovich & Sethuraman |

Hong, Jyy-I | 2011 | Coalescence in Bellman-Harris and Multi-type branching processes |
Athreya |

Liu, Sijia | 2011 | Novel data clustering methods and applications |
Matzavinos |

Row, Darren Daniel | 2011 | Zero forcing number: Results for computation and comparison with other graph parameters |
Hogben |

Stanton, Brendon Michael | 2011 | On Vertex Identifying Codes for Infinite Lattices |
Martin |

Cheng, Yi-Lin | 2010 | On Hopf algebras of dimension 4p |
Ng |

Hilgemann, Michael | 2010 | On finite-dimensional Hopf algebras and their classifications |
Ng |

Howk, Cory Lee | 2010 | A mathematical amodel for IL6-induced differentiation of neural progenitor cells on a micropatterned polymer substrate |
Levine/Smiley |

Kleiman, Elizabeth | 2010 | High performance computing techniques for attacking reduced version of AES using XL and XSL methods |
Bergman/Fernandez-Baca |

Kontogiannis, Dimitrios | 2010 | Homogenization problems in random media |
Sethuraman/ Lieberman |

Manske, Jacob | 2010 | Coloring and extremal problems in combinatorics |
Axenovich |

Miranda-Mendoza, Fernando | 2010 | An option-theoretic valuation model for residential mortgages with stochastic conditions and discount factors |
Hou |

Seo, Yeon-Jung | 2010 | Mathematical Analysis of Multiple Target Salex |
Levine/Nilsen-Hamilton |

Sit, Atilla | 2010 | Solving distance geometry problems for protein structure determination |
Wu, Z |

Wells, Andrew | 2010 | Moufang Loops arising from Zorn Vector Matrix Algebras |
Smith, JDH |

Zhou, Wen | 2010 | Mathematical modeling of MHC Class II immune response in tissues |
Su/Sacks |

Allen, Aaron | 2009 | Stability results for damped multilayer composite beams and plates |
Hansen |

Alturk, Ahmet | 2009 | Boundary functions for wavelets and their properties |
Keinert |

Guo. Xiaofang | 2009 | Generic two-phase coexistence in quadratic contact process |
Evans |

Kurth, Chris Allen | 2009 | Modular Forms and modular symbols for noncongruence groups |
Long |

Ming, Ju | 2009 | Hou | |

Pryporova, Olga | 2009 | Types of convergences of matrices |
Hogben |

Ahmed, Haseena | 2008 | High-resolution alternating evolution schemes for hyperbolic conservation laws and Hamilton-Jacobi equations |
Liu |

Bhattacharyya, Gargi | 2008 | Terwilliger algebras of wreath products of association schemes |
Song |

Dagli, Mehmet | 2008 | Lie algebra decompositions with applications to quantum dynamics |
D'Alessandro/ Smith |

Drignei, Mihaela-Cristina | 2008 | Inverse Sturm-Kiouville Problems using Multiple Spectra |
Sacks |

Halverson, Matthew | 2008 | Asymptotic behavior of the solutions to a family of PDE's arising from the chemotaxis equations of Keller and Segal |
Levine/Johnston |

Lee, Jangwoon (Leo) | 2008 | Analysis and finite element approximations of stochastic optimal control problems constrained by stochastic elliptic partial differential equations. |
Hou |

Mikkelson, Rana | 2008 | Minimum rank of graphs that allow loops |
Hogben |

Shin, Jaemin | 2008 | Inverse scattering problems for first-order systems |
Sacks |

Wang, Zhongming (Eric) | 2008 | Development of level set methods for computing semi-classical limit in Schrodinger equations with various potentials |
Liu |

Xie, Xiaoliang | 2008 | Large time-stepping methods for higher order time-dependent evolution equations |
Liu |

Xu, Ying | 2008 | Modeling and direct numerical simulation of particle-laden turbulent flows |
Luecke/Subramaniam |

Chung, Key One | 2007 | Weak homomorphisms of coalgebras |
Smith, JDH |

Fiedler, James | 2007 | Greco-Latin Squares as Bijections |
Smith, JDH |

Meng, Qiang | 2007 | Topics in Pricing American-type Contracts |
Weerasinghe |

Rice, Theodore | 2007 | Greedy Quasigroups and Greedy Algebras with Applications to Combinatorial Games |
Smith, JDH |

Vedell, Peter Thomas | 2007 | Boundary value approaches to molecular dynamics simulation |
Wu, Z. |

Alm, Jeremy | 2006 | Weak representation theory in the calculus of relations |
Maddux |

Chepkwony, Isaac | 2006 | Analysis and control theory of some cochlear models |
Hansen |

Gunaratne, Ajith | 2006 | A penalty function method for constrained molecular dynamics |
Wu, Z. |

Meyer, Kristen Ann | 2006 | A new message authentication code based on the non-associativity of quasigroups |
Bergman |

Schonfeld, Justin | 2006 | A modular data analysis pipeline for the discovery of novel RNA motifs |
Ashlock/Voytas |

Wu, Di | 2006 | Distance-based protein structure modeling |
Wu, Z./Jernigan |

Aydinyan, Ruben | 2005 | Loop transversal codes over finite rings |
Smith, JDH |

Campbell, Jessie | 2005 | Enumeration and symmetry of edit spaces |
Ashlock |

Cui, Feng | 2005 | Distance-based NMR structure determination and refinement |
Wu, Z./Jernigan |

Kim, Eun-Youn | 2005 | Analysis of Game Playing Agents with Fingerprints |
Ashlock |

Kim, Joohyung | 2005 | Classification of small class association schemes coming from certain combinatorial objects |
Song/Long |

Maxwell, Mandi | 2005 | Almost perfect nonlinear functions and related combinatorial structures |
Song/Bergman |

Rajaram, Rajeev | 2005 | Exact boundary controllability results for sandwich beam systems |
Hansen |

Wangsness, Amy | 2005 | The matrix completion problem regarding various classes of PO,1-matrices |
Hogben |

Babyonyshev, Sergei | 2004 | Metatheories of Deductive Systems |
Pigozzi/Bergman |

Bhatt, Gyan Shyam | 2004 | Nonseparable multivariate wavelets |
Keinert |

Kivunge, Benard Muthiani | 2004 | Sedenion Extension Loops and Frames of Hypercomplex 2n-ons |
Smith, JHD |

Mutungi, Patrick Mugo | 2004 | Simple Ternary Complex Grassmann Algebras |
Smith, JHD |

Yang, Sung-Dae | 2004 | Shooting Methods for Numerical Solutions of Control Problems Constrained by Linear and Nonlinear Hyperbolic PDE’s |
Hou |

Calhoun-Lopez, Marcus | 2003 | Numerical solutions of hyperbolic conservation laws: incorporating multi-resolution viscosity methods into finite element framework |
Gunzburger |

Candan, Tuncay | 2003 | Oscillatory Behavior of Higher Order Functional Differential Equations with Distributed Deviating Arguments |
Dahiya |

Kwon, Hee-Dae | 2003 | Analysis and Approximation of Terminal-State Tracking Optimal Control Problems and Controllability Problems Constrained by Linear and Nonlinear Parabolic Partial Differential Equations |
Hou/Gunzburger |

Malonza, David | 2003 | Normal Forms for Couples Takens-Bogdanov Systems |
Murdock |

Zerr, Ryan | 2003 | Partial dynamical systems and AF C*-algebras |
Peters |

Becker, Joy | 2002 | Computational complexity of digraph decomposition and the congruence extension property of algebras |
Bergman |

Choi, Ji Young | 2002 | Multi-restricted numbers and powers of permutation representations |
Smith, JDH |

Chrysafinos, Konstantinos | 2002 | Analysis and finite element approximation of parabolic saddle point problems and applications to control |
Gunzburger |

Ju, Lili | 2002 | Probabilistic and parallel algorithms for centroidal Voroni tessalations with application to meshless computing and analysis on surfaces |
Gunzburger |

Zhu, Wenxiang | 2002 | Modelling, analysis, numerical approximations of the forced Fisher's equation and related control problems |
Gunzburger/Hou |