The University of Arizona

Recent M.A./M.S. Grads

This section gives information about all students who completed Master's degrees in Mathematics since 1992.

December 2016

M.S.

  • Arias Hathaway Turner. Understanding Reform: A Study of the Standards Movement in Mathematics Education. Advisor: Marta Civil.

August 2016

M.S.

  • Amy Been. Teaching Views of Mathematical Modeling. Advisor: Marta Civil.

May 2015

M.S.

May 2014

M.S.

  • Jonathan Edwards. Commentary on Explicit Calculations of the Zeta Function-Regularized Determinant of the Laplacian on the n-sphere. Advisor: Douglas Pickrell.
  • Michael Phizicky. Title unknown. Advisor: Sunder Sethuraman.

August 2013

M.S.

  • Matthew Bush. Title unknown. Advisor: Marek Rychlik.
  • Lap Kei Alex Tao. Class Number Problem and Elliptic Curves. Advisor: Dinesh Thakur

May 2012

M.S.

  • Cindy Phillips. Equivariant meomorphic functions on Riemann surfaces. Advisor: Douglas Pickrell.
  • Cong Xie. An introduction to Dirichlet process and its application in genetics. Advisor: Ibrahim Fatkullin.

May 2011

M.S.

  • Geillan Aly.  Caps and Pants: Topological Quantum Field Theories in Dimension 2.  Advisor: Douglas Pickrell.
  • Somnath Chakraborty.  Lattice Point Problem in Euclidean Spaces.  Advisor: Rabindra Bhattacharya.
  • Veronica Marino Salazar. Geodesics and shortest paths on piecewise linear surfaces.  Advisor: David Glickenstein.
  • Jacob Tracy.  What makes for successful online and hybrid mathematics classes.  Advisor:  Robert Indik.

December 2010

M.A.

  • Sadie Bell. Analysis of Tutor/Student Interactions: The Aprenda Experience. Advisor:  Rebecca McGraw.

August 2010

M.S.

  • Victoria Frost.  An Exploration of Culturally Relevant Pedagogies in Two Elementary Mathematics Classrooms.  Advisor: Marta Civil

December 2009

M.S.

  • Derek Seiple. Investigation of self-dual codes invariant under simple groups.  Advisor: Klaus Lux.
  • Matthew Thomas. Approximation of the Dispersionless Toda Lattice by Toeplitz Operators.  Advisor: Hermann Flaschka.

May 2009

M.S.

  • Chantel Blackburn. An application of the computer algebra system gap: The construction of the simple modules of a finite group. Advisor: Klaus Lux.
  • Gabriela Dumitrascu. Mathematical and didactical Analysis of the Concept of Function in American, French, and Romanian Algebra Textbooks. Advisor: William G. McCallum.
  • Yuliya Gorlina. Alexandrov's theorem. Advisor: David Glickenstein.

December 2008

M.S.

  • Matthew Johnson. Hecke Eigenforms as Products of Eigenforms. Advisor: Kirti Joshi.

August 2008

M.A.

  • Makyla Hays. An Investigation of College Algebra Students' Understanding of Fractions. Advisor: Rebecca McGraw.

May 2008

M.S.

  • Jennifer Leahy. Mathematical identity of students enrolled in an accelerated mathematics and connected mathematics class. Advisor: Marta Civil.
  • Grant Peterson. The Molecular Clock on Short Time Scales. Advisor: Joseph Watkins.

August 2007

M.S.

  • Wieke de Boer. The role of definitions in mathematics.. Advisor: Rebecca McGraw.

May 2007

M.S.

  • Bridget Kennedy. Modeling of light pulses in optical nanocomposite materials.. Advisor: Ildar Gabitov.

December 2006

M.S.

  • Donna Harris. The Role of General Education Mathematics Courses in Fulfilling the Goals of the University.. Advisor: Rebecca McGraw.

August 2006

M.S.

  • Sarah Hoffman. Utilizing Random Matrix Theory to Track the Course of the Economy. Advisor: Kenneth McLaughlin.

May 2006

M.S.

  • Joshua Chesler. The Four-Color Theorem. Advisor: Dinesh Thakur.
  • Grethe Hystad. Sum of Lowest Eigenvalues of the Discrete Laplacian. Advisor: Daniel Ueltschi.
  • Melvin Koppens. Topics in the Theory of Quadratic Forms. Advisor: Kirti Joshi.
  • Belin Tsinnajinnie. Generalizations of Mutiresolution Analysis and Wavelet Theory to Arbitrary Fields. Advisor: Klaus Lux.

December 2005

M.S.

  • Shripad Sinari. Introduction to Derived Equivalences of Group Algebras. Advisor: Klaus Lux.

August 2005

M.S.

  • Justin Miller. q-definability and Algebraicity of Laurent series over F_q(t). Advisor: Dinesh Thakur.

December 2004

M.S.

  • Alejandra Alvarado. A Brief Introduction to Some Algorithms in Elliptic Curve Cryptography. Advisor: Kirti Joshi.
  • Ali Amjad. On the Spectrum of Some Weighted Graphs. Advisor: Hermann Flaschka.
  • Cristi Guevara. Scattering and Bound States for the Two Dimensional Dirac Equation. Advisor: John Palmer.
  • Selin Kalaycioglu. Construction of Expanders and Ramanujan Graphs and their Applications. Advisor: Dinesh Thakur.

M.A.

  • Michael Heerey. Developing Logical Skills Using Mathematical Games: A Study of High School Students. Advisor: Fred Stevenson.

August 2004

M.S.

  • Yun Kang. The Expander Coefficient of Random K-Regular Graphs and Ramanujan Graphs. Advisor: Juan Restrepo.
  • Alan Von Hermann. Isomorphism of Subgroups in Finite Groups. Advisor: Larry Grove.

May 2004

M.S.

  • Mohamed Maagoul. The Importance of Mathematics History in the Educational Process and Its Necessary Incorporation into the Modern Classroom. Advisor: Daniel Madden.
  • Sacha Swenson. Singularities and Knots. Advisor: Minhyong Kim.

May 2003

M.S.


December 2002

M.S.

M.A.

  • Eric Roberts. Sets of integers with 1 terms in arithmetic progression. Advisor: Dennis Eichhorn.
  • Debra Wood. The Impact of Reform Calculus at the University of Arizona. Advisor: Deborah Hughes Hallett.

August 2002

M.S.

  • Omar Zuniga. Applications of Gröbner Bases to Coding Theory. Advisor: Klaus Lux.

M.A.

  • Todd Cadwallader. Constructing Symmetric Maps of Maximal Coloring on Orientable Surfaces. Advisor: Leonid Friedlander.

May 2002

M.S.

  • Marco Herrera-Valdez. Advisor: Joceline Lega.
  • Gregory Houser. Combinatorial Proofs of Classical Congruences for the Number of Partitions of N in H Colors. Advisor: Dennis Eichhorn.
  • Ben Van Der Linden. Global Curvature: A Criterion for Compactness and Ideality. Advisor: Alain Goriely.

December 2001

M.S.

  • Boonyarit Intiyot. Testing Rijndael-Based Pseudo-Random Number Generators. Advisor: Doug Ulmer.
  • Monica Haynes. PDE and Probability Densities. Advisor: William Faris.

May 2001

M.S.

  • Steve Phillips. Representations of Quivers. Advisor: Warren May.

M.A.

  • Rebecca Hailey. Projects in the Classroom: Helpful or Extra Work. Advisor: Marta Civil.

December 2000

M.S.

  • Maria Agrotis. Complete Integrability of the Electromagnetic Bubble (EMB) Equations and their Generalizations to the Case of Permanent. Advisor: Nicholas Ercolani.
  • Paul Baloun. 3-Ramified, Galois Extensions of Q with Degree Less Than or Equal to 48. Advisor: Doug Ulmer.
  • Guadalupe Lozano. Symplectic Structure of Polygons in Euclidean Space. Advisor: Nicholas Ercolani.
  • Jennifer Smith. The Understanding of Algebraic Concepts in Undergraduate Mathematics. Advisor: David Gay.
  • Yuhong Wang. The Application of Wavelets in Statistics. Advisor: Klaus Lux.

August 2000

M.S.

  • John Duchnowski. Log-linear Models and Splines for Analysis of Nominal and Ordinal Categorical Data. Advisor: W.M. Greenlee.
  • Rebecca Judith Reed. Quaternary Codes. Advisor: Klaus Lux.

M.A.

  • Laura Kondek. The Effects of Using Mathematical Games on Students' Logical Thinking. Advisor: Marta Civil.

May 2000

M.S.

  • John Friese. The Peter-Weyl Theorem and Frobenius Reciprocity with Examples. Advisor: Doug Pickrell.
  • Rebecca Lamkin. The Effective Use of Graphing Calculators as Problem Solving Devices. Advisor: Marta Civil.

December 1999

M.S.


August 1999

M.S.


May 1999

M.S.

  • Micaela Avila de Brau. Risk Sensitive Optimality Criteria in Controlled Markov Processes. Advisors: W.M. Greenlee and Emmanuel Fernandez.
  • Christopher J Pelton. Group Theoretic Search and an Application to the Data Encryption Standard. Advisor: Robert Beals.
  • Michael Yarbrough. Functions of Bounded Variation. Advisor: Carl DeVito.

M.A.

  • John Larson. Time Series Prediction with Reconstruction Based Natural Networks. Advisor: Marek Rychlik.
  • Martha Maiers. Probability Models in Human Genetics: A Curriculum for High School Students. Advisor: Joseph Watkins.

December 1998

M.A.

  • Scott Sakamoto. A Study of the Use of the Cranmer Abacus in Teaching Mathematics to Students with Visual Impairments. Advisor: Steve Willoughby.

May 1998

M.S.

  • Jason K Belnap. Ideal Class Groups. Advisors: Marta Civil and Dinesh Thakur.
  • Jia-Ling Dai. Stochastic Integrals with Respect to Brownian Motion. Advisor: Doug Pickrell.
  • Mai Dang. Schubert Polynomials in the Cohomology Ring of G/B. Advisor: Sam Evens.
  • Kevin S Griffin. Advisor: W.M. Greenlee.
  • Margie Lyscas. Automata Grammars and Phase-Type Distributions. Advisor: W.M. Greenlee.
  • Mark C Moelich. Introduction to Gröbner Bases with Applications. Advisor: Larry Grove.
  • Jing-Yue Liu. Random Matrices and the Distributions of their Eigenvalues. Advisor: Doug Pickrell.

M.A.

  • Kirk D Mehtlan. No Piston Stirling Engines. Advisor: W.M. Greenlee.
  • Scott D Lietz. Introducing Higher Mathematics in High School. Advisor: David Gay.

December 1997

M.S.

  • Duncan M Russell. The Exceptional Nature of Nonassociative Algebra. Advisor: W.M. Greenlee.

M.A.


August 1997

M.S.


May 1997

M.S.

M.A.


OTHER 1997?

M.S.: Titus Dorstenstein, Catherine Yslas


December 1996

M.S.


August 1996

M.S.

  • Stephan Schaub. Algebraic Structures and Symmetry in Western Music. Advisor: Larry Grove.
  • Agnieszka Walsh. Advisor: W.M. Greenlee.

May 1996

M.S.


December 1995

M.S.

  • David Hrencecin. Representations of the Virasoro algebra. Advisor: Doug Pickrell.

May 1995

M.S.

Other 1995?

M.S.: Melanie Ayers, Geoffrey Cunningham, Wei-Ye Li, Eileen Murray


December 1994

M.S.


August 1994

M.S.


May 1994

M.S.

M.A.


December 1993

M.S.

M.A.


May 1993

M.S.

M.A.

Other 1993?

M.A.: Hiroshi Hamada,
M.S.: Jeffrey Saunders


December 1992

M.S.


August 1992

M.S.


May 1992

M.S.

M.A.


December 1991

M.S.

M.A.

  • Kathryn Hemberry.
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