We've had more than 50 students graduate from our doctoral program, since the first cohort of students in the year 2000.

Mohyeedden Sweidan:
Graduation Year 2020
Advisor: Xiaoming Zheng
Dissertation Title:
Numerical Methods for Variable Coefficient Problems and Applications in Tumor Growth

Nancy Matar:
Graduation Year 2019
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
A Study of Minimum Semidefinite Rank of Signed Graphs

Tim Reynhout:
Graduation Year 2018
Advisor: Brad Safnuk
Dissertation Title:
Topological Recursion for Symplectic Volumes of Moduli of Open Riemann Surfaces

Yifan Zhang:
Graduation Year 2018
Advisor: George Grossman
Dissertation Title:
A Combinatorial Proof for the Generating Function of Products of SecondOrder Recurrence Sequences

Norma Saikali:
Graduation Year 2018
Advisor: CY. Jean Chan
Dissertation Title:
Ehrhart Theory on Normal Semigroup Rings and its Application to HilbertKunz Functions

Monsikarn Jansrang:
Graduation Year 2018
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Minimum Semidefinite Rank and the Graph Complement Conjecture

Patrick Davis:
Graduation Year 2017
Advisor: Leela Rakesh & Thomas Gilsdorf
Dissertation Title:
Delay Differential Equations in Epidemigological Modeling

Ayman Almomany:
Graduation Year 2016
Advisor: Brad Safnuk
Dissertation Title:
Intersection Numbers on Moduli Spaces of Curves through Topological Recursion

PinHung Kao:
Graduation Year 2016
Advisor: Sidney Graham
Dissertation Title:
A Lower Bound Double Sieve Method and AlmostPrime Polynomials at Prime Arguments

Katherine Soller:
Graduation Year 2015
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Normalizable and Unitarizable Matrices

Drew Lazar:
Graduation Year 2015
Advisor: Leo Butler
Dissertation Title:
Scale and Dimension Reduction in Symmetric Spaces

Mutaz Mohammad:
Graduation Year 2015
Advisor: EnBing Lin
Dissertation Title:
Frame Based Method for Investigating Gibbs Phenomenon

Ryan Hines:
Graduation Year 2015
Advisor: Lisa Demeyer
Dissertation Title:
ZeroDivisor Graphs of Semigroups and an Application of Clique Homology on Graphs

Ansam AlAqtash:
Graduation Year 2014
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
The Minimum Semidefinite Rank of Signed Graphs

Pedro Diaz Navarro:
Graduation Year 2014
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
On the Delta Conjecture and the Graph Complement Conjecture for Minimum Semidefinite Rank of a Graph

Mohammad Zannon:
Graduation Year 2014
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
Third Order Shear Deformation Theory for Free Vibration of Cylindrical Thick Shell

Yousef AlJarrah:
Graduation Year 2014
Advisor: EnBing Lin
Dissertation Title:
Wavelet Based Methods for Solving Integral Equations and Applications

Azza AbuShams:
Graduation Year 2014
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
An Approximation to Nonlinear Coupled ReactionDiffusion Equation using Adomian Decomposition Method and Fractional Operators

Cleland Loszewski:
Graduation Year 2014
Advisor: Brad Safnuk
Dissertation Title:
The Symplectic Volume of the Ribbon Graph Complex \bar{RG}_{g,n}^{1,0,0,…)

Wesley Rich: Graduation Year 2012
Advisor: George Grossman
Dissertation Title:
Regular Diophantine MTuples and their Extensions

Aaron Blodgett:
Graduation Year 2012
Advisor: Esther Beneish & George Grossman
Dissertation Title:
The Stable Rationality of Fixed Field Determined by Lattices over Cyclic Groups

Mojisola Oyapero:
Graduation Year 2012
Advisor: EnBing Lin
Dissertation Title:
Wavelet Analysis of DNA Sequences using Integer Representation

Yousra Sharawi:
Graduation Year 2011
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Minimum Semidefinite Rank of a Graph

Craig Franze:
Graduation Year 2010
Advisor: Sidney Graham
Dissertation Title:
A Lower Bound Sieve Method with Applications

Mohammad AlQudah:
Graduation Year 2010
Advisor: James Angelos
Dissertation Title:
The Local Lipschitz Constant in Vector Valued Approximation

Waleed AlRawashdeh:
Graduation Year 2010
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Weighted Composition Operators on Weighted Hardy and Bergman Spaces

Clement Ampadu:
Graduation Year 2010
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
Random Walks and Partial Differential Equations

Jordan Webster:
Graduation Year 2009
Advisor: Ken Smith
Dissertation Title:
Hadamard Difference Sets in Groups with High Exponents

Eric Goold:
Graduation Year 2009
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
On the Packing of Cylinders Upon a Cylinder: A Simulation Algorithm and a ClosedForm Model

Tariq Alraqad:
Graduation Year 2008
Advisor: Mohan Shrikhande
Dissertation Title:
Construction and Nonembeddability of Quasiresidual Designs

Solomon Osifodunrin:
Graduation Year 2008
Advisor: Ken Smith
Dissertation Title:
Investigation of Difference Sets with Order 36

PalRamani Karthikeyan:
Graduation Year 2008
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Compact and HilbertSchmidt Weighted Composition Operators on the Bergman Space

Animesh Sarker:
Graduation Year 2008
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Compact and HilbertSchmidt Weighted Composition Operators on the Hardy Space

Ziyad AlSharawi:
Graduation Year 2006
Advisor: James Angelos & Saber Elaydi
Dissertation Title:
Periodic and Almost Periodic Discrete Dynamical Systems

Omar AbuGhanim:
Graduation Year 2005
Advisor: Ken Smith
Dissertation Title:
Nonabelian McFarland and MenonHadmard Difference Sets

Dawn Sadir:
Graduation Year 2003
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Circular Symmetry of Spectra of Composition Operators

Marwan AlQuran:
Graduation Year 2003
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
Analytical and Numerical Solution of Continuous Delay Partial Differential Equations

Sonia Ramirez:
Graduation Year 2002
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
ViscousInviscid Coupled Problem with Interfacial Data

Edris Rawashdeh:
Graduation Year 2002
Advisor: Leela Rakesh
Dissertation Title:
Numerical Solution, Stability Criteria and Applications of IntegroDifferential Equations

Mark Bollman:
Graduation Year 2001
Advisor: George Grossman
Dissertation Title:
Some Diophantine Equations Relating Fibonacci Numbers and Sums or Differences of Factorials

Patti Egleston:
Graduation Year 2001
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
Nonnegativs Matrices with Prescribed Spectra

Hasan AlHalees:
Graduation Year 2001
Advisor: Richard Flemming
Dissertation Title:
BanachStone Theorems for Nice Operators on Banach Function Modules

Paul Becker:
Graduation Year 2000
Advisor: Ken Smith
Dissertation Title:
Investigation of Nonabelian Difference Sets in Groups of Order 120

Kevin Dennis:
Graduation Year 2000
Advisor: Sivaram Narayan
Dissertation Title:
CoHyponormality of Composition Operators on the Hardy Space

Derek Hein:
Graduation Year 2000
Advisor: Yury Ionin
Dissertation Title:
On the LambdaDesign Conjecture for 5p+1 Points

Christal Schoen:
Graduation Year 2020
Advisor: Douglas Lapp
Dissertation Title:
The Role of the Use of Technology and Social Media within the Dynamic of an Active Learning Calculus Classroom

Jordan Gill:
Graduation Year 2020
Advisor: Christine PhelpsGregory
Dissertation Title:
Mathematics SelfEfficacy, Mathematical Mindset and Their Relationship to Study Habits and Perseverance

Matthew Barco:
Graduation Year 2019
Advisor: Dennis St. John
Dissertation Title: Experiencing Active Calculus: A Mixed Methods Investigation of Student Perceptions in a Networked ActiveLearning Calculus Environment

Robert Chamblin:
Graduation Year 2018
Advisor: Christine PhelpsGregory
Dissertation Title:
Investigating the Effects of Classroom Climate on Mathematics SelfEfficacy

Olaseni Fadipe:
Graduation Year 2017
Advisor: Katrina PiatekJimenez
Dissertation Title:
The development of Quantitative Literacy (QL) in college students

David Grollimund:
Graduation Year 2017
Advisor: Douglas Lapp
Dissertation Title:
Development of Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (TPACK) in Preservice Mathematics Teachers

Linda Anderson:
Graduation Year 2016
Advisor: Douglas Lapp
Dissertation Title:
The Role of Dynamically Linked Representation in Student Conceptualizatioin of Vectors and Matrices

Tharanga Wijetunge: Graduation Year 2013
Advisor: Dennis St. Johns
Dissertation Title:
The Role of the TINavigatorTM: Perspectives of PreService Secondary Mathematics Teachers

Carol Seaman:
Graduation Year 2001
Advisor: Douglas Lapp
Dissertation Title:
Students' Use of Spatial Visualization with the Aid of Technology in the Learning of ThreeDimensional Calculus Concepts

Jeanne Moenk Sr.:
Graduation Year 2001
Advisor: Martha Frank & Mary Beth Searcy
Dissertation Title:
Mathematical Knowledge of the PreService Elementary Teacher