Grad. Year  Name/Contact  Program  Thesis title  Advisor  Current Employer/School 

2014 
Kyle Smith  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Estimation Methods of
Reference Evapotranspiration at Unsampled Locations 
O. Makhnin 

Qian Wu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A. Hossain  
Bruce Wallin  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  O. Makhnin  
Gary Quezada  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Dynamic Factor Analysis of Stock Returns  O. Makhnin  
Margaret Snell  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Associations between
environmental toxins, obesity, weight loss, and
chronic disease using canonical correlation analysis,
factor analysis, and PCA logistic regression 
A. Hossain 

2013 
Joey
Coburn (email) 
MS in Math with
Specialization in Applied Mathematics 
Comparison of Multiple Testing Methods to Analyze RNASeq Data on Simulated and Real Data Sets  W. Stone 
NMSUCarlsbad
(Instructor) 
Adili
Abiti (email) 
MS in Math with
Specialization in Analysis 
Random Attractors For Stochastic FitzHughNagumo Systems  B. Wang 
Ph.D. program at
Louisiana State University 

Jared Duffy (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Comparison of Field Line Resonance Measurements with a Physicsbased Plasmasphere Model  W. Stone 

2012 
Michael
Culp (email) 
MS in Math with
Specialization in Applied Mathematics 
Orthogonal Spline
Collocation for Mixed Boundary Value Problems 
R. Aitbayev 
Naval Air Warfare Center
Weapons Development 
Abulitibu Tuguluke  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Numerical Study of the
Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Solving TwoPoint
Boundary Value Problems 
R. Aitbayev  Ph.D. program at The
University of Colorado Denver 

Oladapo Oduba  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Identifying differentially expressed genes involved in metabolic dysfunction from RNASEQ data using Monte Carlo simulation and multiple testing  A. Hossain 
Liberty Oilfield Services 

Todd Wolford  Ph.D. in Math with Specialization in Industrial and Applied Mathematics  A Model for a Continuously Size Structured Fish Population  W. Stone  Northern Arizona State University (faculty)  
2011 
Robert
Aumer (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Calibration of Low Energy Production of 36Cl and the Creation of an Exposure Age Calculator  B. Borchers 
Bentek Energy 
John Korbin  MS in Math with
Specialization in Applied Mathematics 
J. Starrett 
Sandia Lab 

Nicholas McCarthy  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Solving the field line
resonance equation using a realistic model of the
plasma density at low altitude 
A. Hossain 

Robert Jones  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Random attractors for
a class of stochastic wave equations 
B. Wang 

Daniel Irving  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  
Jason Kooi (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Emission bands in the
pulsar radio spectra 
I. Avramidi 
Ph.D. program at
University of Iowa 

Timothy Deines  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  
2010 
Maxx Kureczko (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Mathematical modeling
of HIV and immunodeficiency 
W. Stone 

Xiaoling Gao  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  B. Wang 

Gabriela Constantinescu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Filter for binary
classification methods based on outlier detection
algorithms using logistic regression and principal
components 
A. Hossain 
New Mexico Tech 

Amanda North (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  
Guohui Wu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  An examination of the
impact of selected precollege and college variables
on student retention at New Mexico Tech 
A. Hossain 
Ph.D. program at Arizona
State University 

Preeti Singh (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  W. Stone 

Kevin Lenth  MS in Math with
Specialization in Analysis 
Extension of
integration theory to infinitesimal and infinite
domains 
J. Starrett 
Ph.D. program University
of Wyoming Casper College (Instructor) 

2009 
Jonathan
Robert Brown (email) 
MS in Math with
Specialization in Industrial Math 
Dynamic
Heat Capacity of the East Ising Model 
B. Borchers 
Postdoctoral researcher
at Ohio State University 
Aaron
Wilson (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Applying a Boundary Point Method to an SDP Relaxation of the Maximum Independent Set Problem for Branch and Bound  B. Borchers  C. N. M. (Instructor) 

Taylor Dotson  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Relaxation Behavior in Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Simple Polymers  B. Borchers  PhD student in Science
and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute 

Justin Erwin  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  State estimation of an
index 1, system of differential algebraic equations 
S. Schaffer 

2008 
Timothy
Trujillo 
MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis 
Attractors for nonlinear reactiondiffusion
equations in unbound domains 
B. Wang 

Norelle Shlanta  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Statistical models of
student retention at New Mexico Tech 
A. Hossain 
Department of Defense
Labs, Navy 

Siyu Lin  B. Wang 

Mathew Hoffman  S. Schaffer 

Chenggeng Bi  Study of sabr model
in quantitative finance 
I. Avramidi 

Devon McAllister  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Spatiotemporal
mountainous precipitation model using latent variables 
O. Makhnin 

James Hunter  Dual energy beam
hardening correction for industrial xray computed
tomography 
W. Stone 

Paul Hahn  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Exploiting symmetry to
improve the performance of branchandbound for
finding maximum independent sets 
B. Borchers 
Assistant Professor at
the University of Chicago Booth School of Business 

2007 
Christian Lucero  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Seismic moment rate
function inversions from very long period signals
associated with strombolian eruptions at Mount Erebus,
Antarctica 
B. Borchers 

2006 
Qian Xian  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Comparison between an
infeasible interior point algorithm and a homogeneous
self dual algorithm for semidefinitive programming 
B. Borchers 

Seth Schuyler  J. Starrett 

Donald Clewett  Approach rates of
ordinary differential equations to steady state in one
and two dimensions 
W. Stone 

Satya Vaddadhi  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Effects of xenobiotic
body burden on human health 
A. Hossain 

Anandkumar Shetiya  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  O. Makhnin 

Andrey Novoseltsev (email) 
MS in Math with
Specialization in Applied Mathematics 
Spectral geometry of
Riemannian submanifolds 
I. Avramidi 
Postdoc at University of
Alberta (Canada) 

Gabrielle Miller  Raytracing model for
blast sound propagation over complex terrain 
W. Stone 
Ph.D. program at New
Mexico Tech 

2005 
Justin Pope  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Proving a theorem in
zeroknowledge 
B. Borchers 

Leny Mathew  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Burr Type XII
parameter and reliability estimation under complete
and censored data 
A. Hossain 
Children Hospital (PA) 

2004 
Joseph Young  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Implementation of a
cutting plane method for semidefinite programming 
B. Borchers 

Todd Wolford  Model for water flow
on the bottom of a cylinder 
W. Stone 

Rachel Williams  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Predicting graduation,
NCLEXRN, performance, and students at risk in an ADN
nursing program 
A. Hossain 
C.N.M. (Faculty) 

Rajeed Carriman  Dynamic behavior of
two shocks in air before and after combining 
W. Stone 

2003  Paul Mondragon  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A comparison of
nonlinear regression codes 
B. Borchers 

Hariharan Kandasamy  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Estimation of Reliability Function under Different Censoring Schemes for the Weibull Distribution  H. Hossain 
Pharmaceutical Corp 

Sathish Indika  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Rayleigh Parameter Estimation Using Complete and Censored Data  A. Hossain 
Thomas Nelson Community
College (Faculty) 

2002  Jeffrey Stalvey  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Inversion of Nighttime Electron Densities Using Satellite Observations  
2001  Scott Bucholtz  Stegosaurus and GaussianRSA: New Steganographic and Cryptographic Systems  Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies  
Meiling TongMorrison  Industrial  Stability in a PredatorPrey System due to Phenotypic Mutation of the Predator  Logicon  
Mark Pfannenstiel  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A Real Options Approach to Capital Budgeting  Kaiser Permanente 

Jessica MaesIverson  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  An Exploratory Study of Retention Efforts Using Logistic Regression and Discriminant Analysis  
Julie Luna  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Predicting Student Retention and Academic Success at New Mexico Tech  C. N. M. (staff)  
2000  David Kebler  Solutions of the Diffusion Equation with One or More Sinks Using the Method of Multiple Scales  Ph.D. program at the University of Utah  
Baokun Li  Projection dimension and continuity  
Timothy Hannan  Elliptic Curves and Public Key Cryptography  
1999  Roseanna Neupauer  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A Comparison of Two Methods for Recovering the Release History of a Groundwater Contaminant Source  University of Virginia (faculty)  
Steve Rowswell  Solving the quasilinear wave equation using particle splitting methods in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics  
Pansy Stone  RSA and Public Key Cryptography  
Jon F. Stinger  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Nonlinear Inversion of 834 Angstrom Airglow to Ionospheric O+ Number Density  
1998  Alex Hilgendorf  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Linear and Nonlinear Models for Inversion of Electrical Conductivity Profiles in Field Soils from EM38 Measurements  
1997  John Hanna  The Use of Partitions to Enumerate Irreducible Monic Polynomials over Finite Fields  El Paso Community College (faculty)  
Matthew Wells  
Judith Furman  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  An Exact Parallel Algorithm for the Maximum Satisfiability Problem  
Mark Raymond Cooke  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  The Kalman Filter: An Overview  
1996  John Cernazanu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Decision Analysis Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Importance Sampling  
Sean Hatch  Analysis of the power spectrum as applied to the large scale structure of the universe  
Morris Rodrigue  Prime Number Series (independent study) 