Mathematics PhD Recipients

Henok Abebe

2002

Modeling the Current-Voltage (I-V) Characteristics of the MOSFET Device with Quantum Mechanical Effects due to Thin Oxide near ‘Si/SiO2’ Interface using Asymptotic Methods

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Mohammad Abouali

2014

Investigating Castillo-Grone's Mimetic Difference Operators in Development of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Models Implemented on GPGPUs

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Jose Castillo

Sajia Akhter

2013

Finding a Novel Way for Fast Sequence Alignment and Exploiting Information Theory inBacterial Genomes and Complete Phages

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Robert Edwards

Martin Ambrose

2011

Adaptive Monte Carlo Algorithms for Continuous and Discrete Transport Problems

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Florent Angly

2010

A Computational Workflow for the Estimation of Environmental Viral Diversity in Metagenomes

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Forest Rohwer

Yontha Ath

2000

Stochastic Properties of Uniformly Optimally Reliable Networks (and their Graphs)

Advisors: Milton Sobel (UC Santa Barbara)

John Aven

2010

Stochastic Dynamics in Coupled Bistable Systems with Applications to Sensor Devices

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Visarath In

Dariouch Herve Babai

1995

Models of HIV Mutations and Interaction with the Immune System using Differential Equations: Coupling “Diffusion,” Specific and Global Interaction

Advisor: Kenneth Cooke

Eunsil Baik

2012

Dynamics of Two Components Bose-Einstein Condensates

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Carlos Bazán

2009

PDE-Based Image and Structure Enhancement for Electron Tomography of Mitochondria

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Peter Blomgren

Joseph Beasley

2008

Performance Feedback and Control of Solar Concentrators using Wave Front Sensing Techniques

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hen-Geul Yeh

Steven F. Bellenot

1974

Completeness and Reflexivity Properties in Topological Vector Spaces using Standard and Nonstandard Methods

Advisor: Sandy Grabiner

Frank Bergmann

2010

An Integrative Approach to Modeling in Systems Biology

(JDP with KGI) Advisor: Ali Nadim

Susan Anne Elizabeth Berggren

2012

Computational and Mathematical Modeling of Coupled Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Antonio Palacios

Eric Besnard

1997

Prediction of High Lift Flows with Separation

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Tuncer Cebeci

Ashish Bhan

2004

Structure of Gene Expression Networks Derived from Microarray Time Series Data

Advisor: Greg Dewey

Joris Billen

2012

Simulated Associating Polymer Networks

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Arlette Baljon

David Atwood Bliss

2012

Periodic Boundary Value Problems and the Dancer-Fucik Spectrum Under Conditions of Resonance

Advisor: Adolfo Rumbos

Theodoros Spyridon Bolis

1971

Differentiable Nuclear Manifolds

Advisor: Robert James

Minh Bui

2005

Linear Phase Orthogonal Filter Bank Constructions with Applications to Image and Geometric Approximations

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Nick Panagiotacopulos

David Caballero

2011

Discrete Variable Representation of the Angular Variables in Quantum Three-Body Scattering

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Alfonso Rueda

Todd Cadwallader-Olsker

2007

Proof Schemes and Proof Writing

Advisor: John Angus

Ronald Caplan

2012

Study of Vortex Ring Dynamics in the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation Utilizing GPU-Accelerated High-Order Compact Numerical Integrators

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Ricardo Carretero

Juan Cepeda-Rizo

2006

Solid and Fluid Mechanics Case Studies in Advanced Electronic Packaging

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hsien-Yang Yeh

Dwayne Chambers

2011

Topological Symmetry Groups of Complete Graphs

Advisor: Erica Flapan

Nicolas Chaumont

2014

Frombrains to populations: Modeling Animal Interactions with their Environment

(JDP with KGI) Advisor: Animesh Ray

Xiaoyu Che

2013

Joint Modeling and Analysis of Recurrent and Terminal Events

Advisor: John Angus

Jerry Chen

2013

Role of the MicroRNA miR-124 in the Regulatory Network Governing PNS Development in Ciona Intestinalis

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Robert Zeller

Paul O. Chelson

1976

Quasi-Random Techniques for Monte Carlo Methods

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Michael R. Chiaro

1977

Todd Coburn

2010

Optimization: Nurbs and the Quasi-Newton Method

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Ortwin Ohtmer

Cherlyn Lee Converse

1992

Lower Bounds for the Maximum Number of Stable Pairings for the General Marriage Problem Based on the Latin Marriage Problem

Advisor: Henry A. Krieger

Jack M. Cuzick

1976

On the Moments of the Number of Curve Crossings by a Stationary Gaussian Process

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Yousef Daneshbod

2006

Mathematical Models in Microfluidics: Capillary Electrophoresis and Sessile Drop Physics

Advisor: Ali Nadim

Dany De Cecchis

2012

Development of a Parallel Coupler Library with Minimal Inter-Process Synchronization for Large-scale Computer Simulations

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Jose Castillo

Monica de Pass

2006

Wavelet Feature Extraction of High-Range Resolution Radar Profiles using Generalized Gaussian Distributions for Automatic Target Recognition

Advisor: John Angus

Mohamed Osman El-Doma

1986

Analysis of Nonlinear Integra-Differential Equations Arising in Age-Dependent Epidemic Models

Advisor: Stavros Busenberg

Azzam Elshihabi

1997

Disturbance Decoupling with Stability for Nonlinear Systems using Static/Output Feedback: A Geometric Approach

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Fumio Hamano

Claudia Rangel Escareno

2003

Modeling Biological Responses Using Gene Expression Profiling and Linear Dynamical Statistical Models

Advisors: John Angus and David Wild (KGI)

Mohammad (Al Ahmad) Eyadat

2003

Comparative Performance Evaluation of Practical Digital Watermar Embedded Schemes

(JDP with CSULB) Advisors: Samir Chatterjee, Ali Nadim, Dar -Biau Liu

Weifu Fang

1990

Identification of Transistor Contact Resistivity

Advisors: Ellis Cumberbatch and Stavros Busenberg

Katherine Fedorchuk

2005

Condensed History Methods for Monte Carlo Solutions of Photon Transport Problems

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Michael B. Franklin

2013

Electrowetting-Based Microfluidics: Modeling and Simulation

Advisor: Ali Nadim

Michael E. Frantz

1995

On the Interaction of a Cold Front with a Mountain Ridge

Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Jesse Peter Frumkin

2012

Induction of Chromosome Instability by Gene Dosage and Over-Expression in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Advisor: Animesh Ray

Samuel H. Fryer

1988

Mathematical Models of Typhoid Fever

Advisor: Kenneth L. Cooke

Cristina Garcia-Cardona

2013

Multiclass Learning on Graphs: Diffuse Interface Models and Beyond

 

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Allon Percus

Scott Gasner

2006

Cellular Pattern Formation and Noise in O(2) Symmetric Systems

Advisor: Peter Blomgren

Ruben Jeffrey Glueck

2013

Pseudo-Spectral and Kronecker Product Methods for Fourth Order Partial Differential Equations

Advisor: Ali Nadim

Chris Giles Graham

1996

Cooperative Solution Concepts for Multi-Sided Assignment Games

Advisor: William F. Lucas

Gregory Green

1992

Confidence Bounds on Functions of Parameters

Advisor: Janet Myhre

Hamza Abid-ali Hamza

1997

Multi-Person Cooperative Games: The Nucleoli Approach Assignment Games

Advisor: William F. Lucas

Carole Hayakawa

2001

Perturbation Monte Carlo Methods for the Solution of Inverse Problems

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Susan Kay Herring

1992

Statistical Tests for Stochastic Dominance

Advisor: Henry A. Krieger

Huy Hoang

2002

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Steady Turbulent Jets from Round Ribbed Tubes

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hamid Rahai

Christopher Hovick

2002

Statistical and Structural Dynamic Analysis of the Earthman Periometer Measure of Tooth and Implant and Damping Capacity

(JDP with CSULB) Advisors: Ortwin Ohtmer and John Angus

Wenzhang Huang

1990

Studies in Differential Equations and Applications

Advisor: Kenneth L. Cooke

(Anthony) Kwok Hui2009

Risk Analysis of Software Development using Bayesian Belief Network and Non-Linear Programming Methods

(JDP with CSULB) Advisors: Dar-Biau Liu & Alpan Raval

Alice A. Huffman

1975

Lifting Isomorphisms Between l-algebras of f-algebras

Advisor: Melvin Henriksen

Vigen Isayan

2010

t -copula Based Credit Risk Modeling in a Network Economy

Advisor: Henry Schellhorn

Thomas E. Iverson

1975

Extensions of the Theory of the Fractional Calculus with an Application

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Sammuel Jalali

2012

A New Approach in Blind Equalization of Multipath Wireless Channels

(Joint with CSULB) Advisor: Rajendra Kumar

Richard L. Jow

1983

Some Contributions to the Theory of Random Sets

Advisor: Richard Vitale

Khalil Antoun Kairouz

2002

Numerical and Experimental Investigations of a Turbulent Junction Flow with Upstream Ribbed Surface

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hamid R. Rahai

Alice M. King

1975

Rong Kong

1999

Transport Problems and Monte Carlo Methods

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Yongzeng Lai

1999

Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods and their Applications

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

John Patrick Lambert

1982

Some Developments in Optimal and Quasi-Monte Carlo Quadrature and a New Outlook on a Classical Chebyshev Problem

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Suzanne L. Larson

1984

Convexity Conditions on a Class of Lattice Ordered Rings

Advisor: Melvin Henriksen

Eugene Lavretsky

1999

Neural Networks for Function Approximation and Control System Design

Advisor: Robert Williamson

Hieu Le

2004

A Method to Detect Single and Multiple Delamination Problems using a Combined Neural Network Technique and Genetic Algorithm Optimization

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Steven Lewis

2007

Bayesian Parameter and Order Estimation in Profile Hidden Markov Models

Advisor: Alpan Raval

Liming Li

1995

Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods for Transport Equations

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Alfonso Limon

2009

A Multilevel Framework for PDEs whose Solution Exhibits Fast Transitions

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Aggie Gloria Ho Liu

1978

Trees, Tree-Like Structures, and Extreme Points in Banach Spaces

Advisor: Robert James

Shinen Lo

2012

A Fire Spread Model Using Levet Set Methods

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Burkhard Englert

Patrick Longhini

2005

Nonlinear Dynamics Design and Operation of Advanced Magnetic Sensors

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Antonio Palacios

Gabriel Lopez-Garza

2003

Resonance and Strong Resonance for Semilinear Elliptic Equations in RN

Advisor: Adolfo Rumbos

Haisheng Luo

1995

Curve Estimation and Graduation

Advisor: John Angus

Barry Luong

2003

Evaluation Modeling in Performance and Resource Allocation for Residential Broadband Gateways

(JDP with CSULB)

Advisor: John. Angus

Jose Alberto Luzardo-Flores

1997

Neural Networks for Approximation and Control of Continuous Time Nonlinear Systems

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: A. G. Chassiakos

Jose Macias

1998

An Approximation Method for Solving Non-Homogeneous Wave Equations and Related Inverse Problems

Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Earl H. Maize

1981

Contributions to the Theory of Error Reduction in Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Kun Marhadi

2010

Investigation of Progressive Failure Robustness and Alternate Load Paths for Damage Tolerant Structures

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Satchi Venkataraman

Raymond Moberly 2012

Quantization of a Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) Decoder

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Michael E. O’Sullivan

Philip W. McCartney

1978

On Some Banach Space Properties Related to the Radon-Nikodým Property

Advisor: Robert James

Jeffrey Louis Molony

1997

Studies of the Geometric Theory: Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Advisor: Courtney Coleman

Imad Muhi El-Ddin

2009

Watermarking Schemes Robust against Affine Attacks: Applied Mathematics, An Application of Digital Image Processing in Information Technology

Advisor: Hedley Morris

Susan Nachawati

2013

DNA Visualization with Sacks Spiral Method: An Application in Genomic Engineering

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Forouzan Golshani

Hai Ah Nam

2010

Ab Initio Nuclear Shell Model Calculations of Some Light Nuclei with a Three-Nucleon Force

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Calvin Johnson

Rafael Navarro

2012

Dynamical Properties of Bose-Einstein Condensates

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Ricardo Careterro

Rodrigo Negreiros

2010

Numerical Study of the Properties of Compact Stars

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Fridolin Weber

Dan Manh Nguyen

2002

An Unified Automated Approach to Surface Approximation via Finite Element and Non Uniform Rational B-spline Methods

(JDP with CSULB) Advisors: Ortwin Ohtmer and Ellis Cumberbatch

Dong Nguyen

2000

Reliability Modeling and Evaluation in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

(JDP with CSULB) Advisors: John Angus and Dar-Biau Liu

James Nguyen

2009

A Hardware Implementation of the Level Set Method for Robotic Path Finding with Multiple Obstacle Avoidance

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Ali Nadim

Tien Manh Nguyen

1995

Mathematical Modeling and Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Modern Digital Communication Systems

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hen-Geul Yeh

Kieran Nolan

2009

Meta-Scheduling of Level-Set Methods in a Grid Computing Environment

(JDP with CSULB) Advisors: Dar-Biau Liu & Ali Nadim

Giray Ökten

1997

Contributions to the Theory of Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Kim Joseph Olszewski

1998

Concatenated Reed-Solomon and Reed-Muller Codecs with Blind Adaptation for CDMA Antenna Array Systems

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: R. Kumar

Fred Ovadia

1978

Contributions to the Theory of Fractional Difference Operators

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Christopher Paolini

2007

A Service-Oriented Architecture for Thermochemical Computation

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Subrata Bhattacharjee

Jeho Park

2009

Applications of Cluster Systems

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: John Angus

Claudia L. Pinter

1987

The Average Error from the Approximation of Functions and Integrals

Advisor: Robert Williamson

Carlos Orrala Poveda

2004

Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Two Side-by-Side Turbulent Jets in a Cross Flow

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hamid R. Rahai

Jerry Emmett Purcell

1995

Allpass Filters

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Leandro Recova

2014

Applications of Morse Theory to Semilinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems

Advisor: Adolfo Rumbos

Norman Richert

1981

Diophantine Approximation of Complex Numbers

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Beltran Rodriguez-Brito

2010

A Metagenomic Examination of a Solar Saltern in Southern California

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Forest Rohwer

Otilio Rojas Ulacio

2009

Modeling of Rupture Propagation under Different Friction Laws using High-Order Mimetic Operations

(JDP with SDSU) Advisors: Steven Day & José Castillo

Mary Royston

1995

Three-Sided Assignment Games

Advisor: William F. Lucas

Thomas R. Savage

1977

On Some Problems in the Theory of Von Neumann Regular Rings

Advisor: Melvin Henriksen

Robert Armin Schmieder

2012

A Framework for Identifying Antibiotic Resistance in the Human Microbiome

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Robert Edwards

Adeline Schmitz

2007

Constructive Neural Networks for Function Approximation and their Application to CFD Shape Optimization

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hamid Hefazi

Henry J. Schultz

1974

Banach and Frechet Algebras of Power Series

Robert Schmeider

2012

A Framework for Identifying Antibiotic Resistance in the Human Microbiome

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Robert Edwards

Victor Seguritan

2013

Neural Network Predictions of Protein Function

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Anca Segall

John Sepikas

2011

Enhanced Lattice Methods for High Dimensional Quadrature Applications

 

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Lucie Sharpsten

2013

Predicting Glaucoma Progression Using Random Forests for Correlated Binary Response Based on Longitudinally Collected Standard Automated Perimetry Data

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Juanjuan Fan

Jody Hewychun Shu

2013

Autonomous Voice and Motion Controlled Video Camera System for Instructional Technology

Advisor: John Angus

Hiroki Sunahata

2006

Interaction of the Quantum Vacuum with an Accelerated Object and its Contribution to Inertia Reaction Force

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Alpan Raval

Jennifer M. Switkes

2000

The Geographic Mosaic Theory in Relation to Coevolutionary Interactions between Two Species

Advisor: Michael Moody

Allen Teagle-Hernandez

2013

Very Efficient Numerical Solutions via the "Mehrstellen" Method in 1D, 2D, and 3D for Complex Differential Equations Demonstrated for Acoustics and Related Fields

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Ellis Cumberbatch

Ying Teng

2005

Modeling and Simulation of Aeroservoelastic Control with Multiple Control Surfaces Using µ-Method

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: H. P. Chen

Mary Thomas

2014

Parallel Implementation of the Curvilinear Ocean and Atmospheric (UCOAM) Model and Supporting Computational Environment

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Jose Castillo

David Torres Barba

2011

Assessment of Functional Activity in Isolated Cardiomyocytes using ComputationalMethods

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Paul Paolini

Phuong Yen Thi Tran

1996

Asymptotic Reliability of the Hypercube and the D-Octahedral Networks

Advisor: William F. Lucas

John C. Tripp

1975

Multiplications on Banach Spaces

Advisor: Sandy Grabiner

Gregg Turner

1991

Spectral Conditions for Oscillations and Stabilization of Systems of Differential Equations with Piecewise Constant Arguments

Advisor: Kenneth Cooke

Jorge Xicotencatl Velasco-Hernandez

1991

Models of Chagas’ Disease : Stability, Thresholds and Asymptotic Behavior

Advisor: Stavros Busenberg

Diana W. Verzi

2001

A Mathematical Description of Diagrammatic Models for Structural Changes in Dendritic Spines

Advisors: Ellis Cumberbatch, Steve Baer (ASU)

Minaya Villasana de Villagas

2001

A Delay Differential Equation Model for Tumor Growth

Advisor: Ami Radunskaya

Michael Vodhanel

2011

Problems in GPS Accuracy

Advisor: John Angus

Rudolf Volz

1982

Global Asymptotic Stability of a Periodic Solution to an Epidemic Model

Advisor: Kenneth Cooke

Huy Khanh Vu

2011

A Coupled Vibratory Gyroscope Network with Bi-directional, Uni-directional, And Direct Coupling

(JDP with SDSU) Advisors: Antonio Palacios and Visarath In

Hsi-Ching Wang

2011

Z’ of Gauged Baryon and Lepton Numbers at the Large Hadronic Collider

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Subhash Rajpoot

Jean H.M. Wang

1981

Error Reduction Techniques for Monte Carlo Neutron Transport Calculations

Advisor: Jerome Spanier

Jonathan Louis Wilson

2013

Advancements in the Elicitation, Aggregation, and Forecasting of Probability Distributions Under Time Constraints

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Kristin Duncan

Chao-Jen Wong

2005

An Embedding Method for Simulation of Immobilized Enzyme Kinetics and Transport in Sessile Hydrogen Drops

Advisor: Ali Nadim

Binghui Wu

1992

Integrated Semigroups of Bounded Linear Operations and their Applications to Inverse Problems

Advisor: Stavros Busenberg

Kaiqi Xiong

1997

Analysis of a Class of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Applications to Neural Networks

Advisors: Jerome Spanier and Ellis Cumberbatch

Dong Xu

2008

Femvib, An Ab Initio Multi-Dimensional Solver for Probing Vibrational Dynamics in Polyatomic Molecules and Free Radicals

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Andrew Cooksy

Thomas M. Zachariah

1984

Stochastic and Deterministic Sets

Advisor: Richard A. Vitale

Peter Zajac

2013

Globally Accessible Finite Element Based Web Solver for the Vibrational Schrodinger Equation and Application to HC30 and ZnCl2+

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Andrew Cooksy

Sara Zarei

2012

Mathematical Modeling of Cystic Fibrosis

(JDP with SDSU) Advisor: Peter Salamon

Frederick P. Zemke

1975

Ming Zhou

2010

A Mathematical Analysis of Vesicle Shapes

(JDP with CSULB) Advisor: Hsien-Yang Yeh

Bing Zhu

2008

Computational Modeling and Bifurcation Analysis of Bubbling Fluidized Processes

Advisor: Antonio Palacios