Ph.D. Alumni

 

This page gives the title of the student's UNL Ph.D. thesis, the name of his or her Ph.D. adviser and, for more recent years, the original and/or current job placement.

2010s

2017

Ahrendt, Kevin
Solving Initial and Boundary Value Problems for a Self-Adjoint Difference Equation Involving Fractional Derivatives
Advised by: Al Peterson
Colorado School of Mines
Akesseh, Solomon
Ideal Containments under Flat Extensions and Interpolation on Linear Systems in P^2
Advised by: Brian Harbourne
Yale Law School, J.D. Candidate
Falahola, Brittney
Characterizations of Gorenstein Rings Using Frobenius
Advised by: Tom Marley
Stephen F. Austin State University
Ferraro, Luigi
Stable Cohomology of Local Rings and Castelnuovo-Mumford Regularity of Graded Modules
Advised by: Lucho Avramov
Wake Forest University

Franke, Maranda
Languages, geodesics, and HNN extensions
Advised by: Mark Brittenham and Susan Hermiller
Center for Communcations Research
McKain, Brent
Antichains and Diameters of Set Systems
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
National Indemnity, Omaha
Myers, John
Characterizations of Minimal Multiplicity via Ext-Algebras
Advised by: Lucho Avramov
State University of New York at Oswego
Russell, Travis
Abstract characterizations of ordered operator spaces
Advised by: Allan Donsig
United States Military Academy
Tomlinson, Charles
Extremal Problems for Graph Homomorphisms and Automata
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
Windle, Andrew
Cohomological Operators On Quotients by Quasi-Complete Intersection Ideals
Advised by: Mark Walker
Rockhurst University

2016

Dailey, Douglas
Rigidity of the Frobenius and Matlis Duality
Advised by: Tom Marley
University of Dallas/ Christendom College, VA
Edholm, Christina
Management of Diaprepes Root Weevils through Control Theory
Advised by: Richard Rebarber/Brigitte Tenhumberg
University of Tennessee, NIMBioS
Egg, Rebecca
Cohen-Macaulay dimension for coherent rings
Advised by: Tom Marley
Inam, Muhammad
Adian inverse semigroups
Advised by: Mark Brittenham/John Meakin
University of West Georgia
Lutz, Jason
Homological characterizations of quasi-complete intersections
Advised by: Lucho Avramov/Srikanth Iyengar
Gonzaga University
Owad, Nicholas
Bridge spectra of cables of 2-bridge knots
Advised by: Mark Brittenham/Susan Hermiller
Gettysburg College/Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology
Parmelee, Caitlyn
Applications of Discrete Mathematics for Understanding Dynamics of Synapses and Networks in Neuroscience
Advised by: Carina Curto/Jamie Radcliffe
Keene State College
St. Goar, Julia
A Caputo Boundary Value Problem in Nabla Fractional Calculus
Advised by: Al Peterson
Merrimack College
Thompson, Peder
Stable local cohomology and cosupport
Advised by: Mark Walker
Texas Tech University

2015

Behrens, Sarah
Graph centers, hypergraph degree sequences, and induced-saturation
Advised by: Stephen Hartke
EPIC, Madison, WI
Brown, Michael
Knörrer periodicity and Bott periodicity
Advised by: Mark Walker
Hausdorff Center for Mathematics
Dyer, Scott
The Strict Higher Grothendieck Integral
Advised by: Mark Brittenham and Susan Hermiller
Gipson, Philip
Invariant basis number and basis type for C*-algebras
Advised by: David Pitts
SUNY Cortland
Keough, Lauren
Extremal results for the number of matchings and independent sets
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
Davidson College/ Grand Valley State University
Keel (Hinds), Brittney
Bioinformatic game theory and its application to cluster multi-domain proteins
Advised by: Bo Deng and Etsuko Moriyama
USDA Meat Animal Research Center
Kerian, Anne
Crosscap number: Handcuff graphs and Unknotting number
Advised by: Mark Brittenham
Ave Maria University
Nu'man, Anisah
Tame Filling Invariants and Closure Properties
Advised by: Mark Brittenham and Susan Hermiller
Trinity College/Ursinus College
Reynolds, Sara
Dynamics of Interacting Populations: Consumer-Resource Systems and Evolutionary Outcomes for Cannibalistic Spiders
Advised by: Glenn Ledder and Chad Brassil
Roth, Zachary
Analysis of neuronal sequences using pairwise biases
Advised by: Vladimir Itskov and Judy Walker
Schafhauser, Christopher
Generalizations of AF-embedding theorems of Brown and Pimsner
Advised by: Allan Donsig and David Pitts
University of Waterloo
Shultis, Katharine
Systems of parameters and the Cohen-Macaulay property
Advised by: Srikanth Iyengar and Roger Wiegand
Gonzaga University
Trageser, Jeremy
Advised by: Petronela Radu and Daniel Toundykov
George Washington University
Webb, Marcus
Frobenius and homological dimensions
Advised by: Tom Marley
Stephen F. Austin University
Yang, Zhang
Betti sequences over local rings and connected sums of Gorenstein rings
Advised by: Lucho Avramov
Miami University

2014

Brackins, Abigail
Boundary value problems in nabla fractional difference equations
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Carraher, James
Results on edge-colored graphs and pancyclicity
Advised by: Stephen Hartke
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Clark, Tom
An applied functional and numerical analysis of a 3-D fluid-structure interactive PDE
Advised by: George Avalos
Dordt College
Hardin, Jason
Algebraic properties of ext-modules over complete intersections
Advised by: Mark Walker
Worcester State University
Haymaker, Kathryn
Combinatorial and algebraic coding techniques for flash memory storage
Advised by: Christine Kelley
Villanova University
Pei, Pei
Well-posedness and stability of a semilinear Mindlin-Timoshenko plate model
Advised by: Mohammad Rammaha and Daniel Toundykov
Earlham College/ Otterbein University
Youngs, Nora
The neural ring; using algebraic geometry to analyze neural codes
Advised by: Carina Curto
Harvey Mudd College/Colby College

2013

Auch, Tanner
Development and application of difference and fractional calculus on discrete time scales
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Oklahoma Baptist University/Bethel University
Awasthi, Pushp
Boundary value problems for discrete fractional equations
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Boeckner, Derek
Directed threshold graphs and directed graph limits
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Corwin, Nathan
Embedding and nonembedding results for R. Thompson’s group V and related groups
Advised by: Mark Brittenham and Collin Bleak
Rutgers University/ Villinova University
Croll, Amanda
Periodic modules over Gorenstein local rings
Advised by: Srikanth Iyengar
Concordia University, Irvine, CA
Denkert, Annika
Results on containments and resurgences, with a focus on ideals of points in the plane
Advised by: Brian Harbourne
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
DeVries, Melanie
Unknotting Moves of Virtual Knots
Advised by: Mark Brittenham and Susan Hermiller
Geisbauer, Joseph
Regularity for solutions to parabolic systems and nonlocal minimization problems
Advised by: Mikil Foss
Nebraska Book Company/Neebo
Gibbons, Courtney
Decompositions of Betti diagrams Advised by: Luchezar Avramov and Roger Wiegand
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Janssen, Michael
Symbolic powers of ideals in k[P^N]
Advised by: Brian Harbourne
Hyland Software, Inc./ Dordt College
Johnson, Ashley
Closure properties and other examples of (Auto)stackable groups
Advised by: Mark Brittenham and Susan Hermiller
University of North Alabama
Nolting, Ben
Random Search Models of Foraging Behavior: Theory, Simulation and Observation
Advised by: David Logan and Chad Brassil
Case Western Reserve
Yu, Xuan
Geometric study of the category of matrix factorizations
Advised by: Mark Walker
University of Antwerp, Belgium

2012

Alyousef, Khulud
Boundary value problems for discrete fractional equations
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Al Peterson
King Faisel University, Saudi Arabia
Celikbas, Ela
Prime ideals in two-dimensional noetherian domains and fiber products and connected sums
Advised by: Sylvia Wiegand and Mark Walker
University of Missouri/ West Virginia University
Eager, Eric
Modeling and mathematical analysis of plant models in ecology
Advised by: Richard Rebarber and Brigitte Tenhumberg
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Goodrich, Christopher
An analysis of nonlocal boundary value problems of fractional and integer order
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Al Peterson
Creighton Prep/University of Rhode Island
Guo, Yanqiu
Systems of nonlinear wave equations with damping and supercritical sources
Advised by: Mohammad Rammaha
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Johnson, Brian
Commutative rings graded by abelian groups
Advised by: Tom Marley
Florida Gulf Coast University
Johnson, Katherine
The weak discrepancy and linear extension diameter of grids and other posets>
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
Florida Gulf Coast University
Morrison, Katherine
Equivalence and duality for rank-metric and matrix codes
Advised by: Judy Walker
University of Northern Colorado
Stolee, Derrick
Combinatorics using computational methods
Advised by: Stephen Hartke and N.V. Vinodchandran
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Iowa State University

2011

DeVries, Justin
On the rank of multi-graded differential modules
Advised by: Srikanth Iyengar
Fey, Kyle
On Morrey spaces in the calculus of variations
Advised by: Mikil Foss
Luther College
Grilliette, William
Formalizing categorical and algebraic constructions in operator theory
Advised by: David Pitts
Alfred University/University of Texas at Tyler
Holm, Michael
Discrete fractional calculus: Development and application
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Al Peterson
Department of Defense
Kamalov, Firuz
Advised by: Allan Donsig
Canadian University of Dubai
Leamer, Micah
Homology of artinian modules over commutative noetherian rings
Advised by: Srikanth Iyengar and Roger Wiegand
Lynch, Laura
Annihilators of local cohomology modules
Advised by: Tom Marley
College of Coastal Georgia
McCune, David
Groups and semigroups gnerated by automata
Advised by: Susan Hermiller and John Meakin
William Jewel College
McDonnell, Lori
Hilbert-Samuel and Hilbert-Kunz functions of zero-dimensional ideals
Advised by: Tom Marley
Missouri Western State University
Pierce, Ian
Advised by: David Skoug
St. Olaf College
Ray, Andrew
Extremal trees and reconstruction
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
Walmart, Inc.
Seacrest, Tyler
Packings and realizations of degree sequences with specified substructures
Advised by: Stephen Hartke
University of Montana Western
Wilstein, Zahava
Global well-posedness of a nonlinear wave equation with p-Laplacian damping
Advised by: Mohammad Rammaha
Berry College

2010

Ahrendt, Christopher
Properties of the generalized Laplace transform and transport partial dynamic equation on time scales
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Axvig, Nathan
Applications of linear programming to coding theory
Advised by: Judy Walker
Virginia Military Institute/Concordia College
Burke, Jesse
Cohomology over complete intersection rings
Advised by: Srikanth Iyengar
University of Bielefeld, Germany/UCLA
Celikbas, Olgur
Vanishing of Ext and Tor over complete intersections
Advised by: Mark Walker and Roger Wiegand
University of Kansas/University of Missouri
DeLegge, Anthony
Mathematical modeling of optimal seasonal reproduction strategies of plant populations and a comparison of long-term viabilities of annuals and perennials
Advised by: Steve Dunbar
Benedictine University
Dreher, Deanna
Pseudocodewords on graph covers and computation trees
Advised by: Judy Walker
Henriques, Inés Bonacho dos Anjos
Quasi-complete intersection ideals with applications to free resolutions over artinian rings
Advised by: Luchezar Avramov
University of California, Riverside
Saccon, Silvia
One-dimensional local rings of infinite Cohen-Macaulay type
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
University of Arizona

2000s

2009

Au, Suanne
Fan cohomology and its application to equivariant K-theory of toric varieties
Advised by: Mark Walker
LeMoyne College
Dahal, Rajendra
Dynamic equations on time scales
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Coastal Carolina University
Einfeld, Duane
Combinatorial and commutative manipulations in Feynman's operational calculi for noncummuting operators
Advised by: Gerald Johnson
Department of Defense
Huang, Mu-wan
Fan cohomology and equivalent Chow rings of toric varieties
Advised by: Mark Walker
Southwest Minnesota State University
Lubben, Joan
Modeling and analysis of biological populations
Advised by: Richard Rebarber and Brigitte Tenhumberg
Dakota Wesleyan University
Parrot, Amy
A Computational Study of the Effects of Temperature Variation on Turtle Egg Development, Sex Determination, and Population Dynamics
Advised by: David Logan
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Rahmati, Hamidreza
Properties of local rings and resolutions of modules
Advised by: Luchezar Avramov and Srikanth Iyengar
Texas Tech University/Syracuse University

2008

Berger, Heidi Feller
Solving boundary value problems using critical point theory
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Simpson College
Bockelman, Brian
Solving partial differential equations with sinc methods
Advised by: Thomas Shores and David Swanson
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Crabbe, Andrew
Hilbert polynomials and building large indecomposable modules
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Student at University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Dvorak, Matthew
Qualitative and quantitative analysis of a fluid-structure interactive partial differential equation model
Advised by: George Avalos
Department of Defense
Eubanks-Turner, Christina
Prime ideals in low-dimensional mixed polynomials/power series rings
Advised by: Sylvia Wiegand
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Ford, Pari
Polynomial LYM inequalities and association schemes on lattices
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
University of Nebraska at Kearney/Bethany College
Gregg, Martha
C*-extreme points of the generalized state space of a commutative C*-algebra
Advised by: David Pitts
Augustana University
Higgins, Raegan
Oscillation Theory of Dynamic Equations on time scales
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Texas Tech University
Milan, David
C*-algebras of inverse semigroups
Advised by: John Meakin and David Pitts
University of Texas at Tyler
Hummel, Livia Miller
A theory of non-Noetherian Gorenstein rings
Advised by: Thomas Marley
University of Indianapolis
Moore, Frank
Cohomology of products of local rings
Advised by: Luchezar Avramov
Cornell University/Wake Forest University
Sakuntasathien, Sawanya
Global well-posedness for systems of nonlinear wave equations
Advised by: Mohammad Rammaha
Silpakorn University, Thailand

2007

Brown Kramer, Josh
Two Problems in Extremal Set Theory
Advised by: Jamie Radcliffe
Illinois Wesleyan University/Nebraska Global
Buchholz, Bobbi
Self-Adjoint Matrix Equations on Time Scales
Advised by: Allan Peterson and Lynn Erbe
Hastings College
Cokeley, Paul
Boundary and localized null controllability and corresponding minimal norm control blow up rates of thermoelastic and structurally damped systems
Advised by: George Avalos
World Link Education
Davis, Jennifer Everson
Algebraic Geometric Codes on Anticanonical Surfaces
Advised by: Brian Harbourne and Judy Walker
Rockwell Collins
Luckas, Melissa
Ranks and bounds for indecomposable modules over one-dimensional Noetherian rings
Advised by: Sylvia Wiegand
Weiss, Jacob
Second Order Dynamic Equations on Time Scales
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
University of Nebraska at Kearney
White, Diana
Proper resolutions and their applications
Advised by: Sean Sather-Wagstaff
University of South Carolina/University of Colorado Denver

2006

Bartley, Katherine
Decoding Algorithms for Algebraic Geometric Codes over Rings
Advised by: Judy Walker
Department of Defense
Haataja, Steve
Amalgamation of inverse semigroups and operator algebras
Advised by: Allan Donsig and John Meakin
Deceased
James, Justin
Some Decision Problems in Group Theory
Advised by: Susan Hermiller and John Meakin
Minnesota State University - Moorhead
Loeb, Ed
Quantum Error-Correcting Codes: From Stabilizer Codes to Induced Codes
Advised by: Tom Marley and Judy Walker
Southwestern College (KS)

2005

Baeth, Nicholas
Representation Theory of One-dimensional Local Rings of Finite Cohen-Macaulay Type
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
University of Central Missouri
Koetz, Matthew
Algebraic Constructions of Low-Density Parity Check Codes
Advised by: Judy Walker
Nazareth College
Langdon, Jennifer
Asymptotic Behavior of Linear Dynamic Equations on Time Scales
Advised by: Lynn Erbe and Allan Peterson
Lagrange College/Wayne State College

2004

Duncan, Benton
Universal Operator Algebras of Directed Graphs
Advised by: David Pitts
North Dakota State University

2003

Lindblad, Steve
Inverse Monoids Presented by a Single Sparse Relator
Advised by: Susan Hermiller and John Meakin
Hewit Associates, San Francisco
Messer, Kirsten
Dynamic Equations on Time Scales
Advised by: Al Peterson
Defense Intelligence Agency

2002

Arnavut, Meral
Decomposition of modules over one-dimensional rings
Advised by: Sylvia Wiegand
State University of New York-Fredonia
Crittenden, Paul
Electromagnetic Sensing of Chiral Materials
Advised by: Steve Cohn
University of Nebraska-Lincoln/Jacksonville University
Karr, Ryan
Direct-sum Cancellation of Lattices over Orders in Global Fields
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Florida Atlantic University/University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Wolesensky, William
Mathematical Models of Digestion Modulation in Grasshoppers
Advised by: David Logan
College of St. Mary/Doane College

2001

Chen, Shijie
Empirical Best Prediction and Hierarchical Bayes Methods in Small-area Estimation
Advised by: Partha Lahiri
Hoffacker, Jo
Green's Functions and Eigenvalue Comparisons for Higher Order Equations on Time Scales
Advised by: Allan Peterson
University of Georgia-Athens/Clemson University
Kattchee, Karl
Monoids, Direct-Sum Decompositions, and Elasticity of Factorizations
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Nelson, Patricia
Minimum Independence Number of Graphs With Specified Degree Sequence
Advised by: A. Jamie. Radcliffe
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Sapko, Victoria
Questions On and Uses of Local Cohomology
Advised by: Thomas Marley
Georgia Southwestern State University/no longer in academia

2000

Abu-Jeib, Iyad
Frames in Hilbert Space and Matrices of Special Structure
Advised by: Tom Shores
State University of New York-Fredonia
Agre, Keith
Initial - Boundary Value Problems for Nonlinear Wave Equations
Advised by: Mohammad Rammaha
St. Cloud State University
Akin, Elvan
Boundary Value Problems, Oscillation Theory, and the Cauchy function for Dynamic Equations on a Measure Chain
Advised by: Allan Peterson
University of Missouri-Rolla
Ira, Michael
Steiner Trigraphical Designs and Block-Size Bounds
Advised by: Earl Kramer
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Johnson, Lisa
The effect of time changes on Feynman's operational calculus as made rigorous by Wiener and Feynman integrals
Advised by: Gerald Johnson
University of St. Thomas
Leuschke, Graham
Finite Cohen-Macaulay Type
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
University of Kansas (NSF Postdoc)/Syracuse University
Meza, Jane
Resampling Methods in Small Area Estimation
Advised by: Partha Lahiri
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Strei, Theresa
Global Regularity for Nonlinear Wave Equations
Advised by: Mohammad Rammaha
National Security Agency/University of Texas at Arlington

1990s

1999

Bell, Darryl
The uniform bifurcation of n'front traveling waves in the singularly perturbed FitzHugh-Nagumo equations
Advised by: Bo Deng
University of Nebraska-Lincoln/Electrical Engineering
Deis, Tim
Equations in Free Inverse Monoids
Advised by: John Meakin
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Gierke, Paul
Discrete Approximations of Differential Operators By Sinc Method
Advised by: Tom Shores
Alphatech, Inc.
Maxon (Taylor), Krista Jean
Chaotic attractors in one-dimension generated by a singular Sil'nikov orbit
Advised by: Bo Deng
Shawnee State University
Nielsen, Lance
Stability properties of Feynman's operational calculus
Advised by: Gerald W. Johnson
Creighton University
Pollis, Tim
Notes on Hamilton Paths and 2-Factors in Self-Complementary Graphs
Advised by: A. Jamie Radcliffe
Tillinghast-Towers Perrin
Wagstrom, Rikki
Well-Posedness of a Nonlinear, Nonlocal Problem Arising in Ion Transport
Advised by: Steve Cohn
Calvin College/Metropolitan State University
Wan, Shu-Mei
Jackknife method in small area estimation and related problems
Advised by: Partha Lahiri
Lunghwa Institute of Technology

1998

Krueger, Robert
Disconjugacy of nth order linear difference equations
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Concordia College-Saint Paul
Saydam, Serpil
Prime ideals in birational extensions
Advised by: Sylvia Wiegand
University of Louisiana-Monroe
Wei, Ruizhong
Traceability schemes, frameproof codes, key distribution patterns and related topics -- a combinatorial approach
Advised by: Earl Kramer (Math) and Doug Stinson (Computer Science)
Lakehead University
Wu, Chien-Hua
On a test for multivariate normality and on certain statistical procedures for complex surveys
Advised by: Partha Lahiri
Center for Drug Evaluation

1997

Anderson, Douglas R.
Discrete Hamiltonian systems
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Concordia College (MN)
Avery, Richard Irvin
Multiple positive solutions to boundary value problems
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Utah State University/Dakota State University
Butar Butar, Ferry
Empirical Bayes methods in survey sampling
Advised by: Partha Lahiri
Sam Houston State University
Dawkins, Paul
Spurious eigenvalues in the spectral tau method
Advised by: Steve Dunbar
Lamar University
Fitchett, Stephanie
Generators of fat point ideals on the projective plane
Advised by: Brian Harbourne
Florida Atlantic University/University of Northern Colorado
Holley, Darren J.
Quotients of the multiplicative group of a field
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Omaha North High School
Homp, Michelle Reeb
A transport equation in procus media with an oblique, evolutionary boundary condition
Advised by: David Logan
Concordia University (NE)
Jajcayova, Tatiana
HNN etensions of inverse semigroups
Advised by: John Meakin
Cornelius University/Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Mueller, Jennifer L.
Inverse problems for singular differential equations
Advised by: Thomas Shores
RPI (NSF Postdoc)/Colorado State University
Olsen, Cheryl L.
On graphical designs
Advised by: Earl Kramer
Shippensburg University/Nebraska Wesleyan University
Ruyle, Robert L.
Pseudovarieties of inverse monoids
Advised by: John Meakin
University of Alaska-Southeast/UNL
Sapir, Olga B.
Identities of finite semigroups and related questions
Advised by: John Meakin
Vanderbilt University
Van Peursem, Dan
Analytical modeling of groundwater flow
Advised by: Glenn Ledder
University of South Dakota

1996

Al-Khaled, Kamel
Theory and computation in hyperbolic model problems
Advised by: Thomas Shores
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Herzinger, Kurt D.
Minimal generating sets of ideals and torsion in the tensor product of an ideal with its inverse
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
US Air Force Academy
Jorgensen, David A.
Vanishing of Tor on a complete intersection
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
University of Texas-Austin/University of Texas-Arlington
Morelli, Michael
Disconjugacy of a third-order linear difference equation
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Lockheed-Martin
Szaniszlo, Zsuzsanna
On the Bollobas inequality
Advised by: A. Jamie Radcliffe
University of South Dakota/Valparaiso University
Wang, Kaicheng
Rewriting reduction and pruning reduction on Munn trees
Advised by: John Meakin
National Indemnity Insurance Co.
Yamamura, Akihiro
HNN extensions of inverse semigroups
Advised by: John Meakin
Telecommunications Advanced Organization of Japan

1995

Atici, Ferhan
Fixed point techniques in cone theory with applications to difference equations
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Western Kentucky University
Campbell, Nancy L.
Bayesian models for a change-point in failure rate
Advised by: K.M. Saxena
Harmsen, Betty Jean
The discrete calculus of variations
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Jajcay, Robert
Vertex-transitive graphs and maps and their automorphism groups
Advised by: Spyros Magliveras (C.S.)
Nam, Kyung Hyun
Trend changes in failure rate and mean residual life, its relations and applications
Advised by: Dong Ho Park
Pfabe, Kristin A.
A problem in nonlinear ion transport
Advised by: Thomas Shores
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Reyes, Jose Tristan Fua
Exponentials of noncommuting operators via Feynman's operational calculus, and associated evolution equations
Advised by: Gerald Johnson

1994

Arora, Vipin Kumar
Empirical Bayes and hierarchical Bayes estimation of small area characteristics
Advised by: Partha Lahiri
Cimen, Nuri
One-dimensional rings of finite Cohen-Macaulay type
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Hacettepe University
Holay, Sandeep H.
Generators and resolutions of ideals defining certain surfaces in projective space
Advised by: Brian Harbourne
Southeast Community College
Huffman, Timothy J.
An analytic Yeh-Feynman-Fourier transformation and convolution
Advised by: David Skoug
Li, Aihua
Partially ordered sets of prime ideals and prime filtrations of finitely generated modules
Advised by: Sylvia Wiegand
Montclair State University
Lim, Jae-Hak
Stochastic comparisons of maintenance policies and Bayesian Imperfect Repair Model
Advised by: Dong Ho Park
Kilibarda, Vesna
On the algebra of semigroup diagrams
Advised by: John Meakin

1993

Fosnaugh, Timothy A.
Optimization over and connectedness of the efficient set(s)
Advised by: Jerald Dauer and Gerald Johnson
Wayland Baptist University
Riggs, Troy D.
A Feynman-Kac formula with a Lebesgue-Stieltjes measure for the one-dimensional Dirac equation, associated Dyson series and Feynman's operational calculus
Advised by: Gerald Johnson
Union University (TN)

1992

Ahn, Byung Moo
Path integrals, Fourier transforms and Feynman's operational calculus
Advised by: Gerald Johnson
Schneider, John Martin
Green's functions, Cauchy functions and cone theoretic eigenvalue results for difference equations
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Hastings College

1991

Dobson Fosnaugh, Linda
Tilings with the neighborhood property and tiling lattice points with blocks
Advised by: Earl Kramer
Wu, Qiu-rong
On properties and constructions of t-designs, lambda designs and perpendicular arrays
Advised by: Earl Kramer

1990

Jia, Bao-Ping
Splitting of prime ideals and valuations
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Maryville University
Li, Yuanzhang
Robust Bayesian analysis
Advised by: K.M. Saxena
Peil, Timothy
Criteria for disconjugacy and disfocality for an nth order linear difference equation
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Woerner, Edwin L.
Self-similar solutions to the detonation equations in non-homogeneous media
Advised by: David Logan

1980s

1989

Diaz, Gerald
Applications of cone theory to boundary value problems
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Goddard, Bartley E.
A finite Dirichlet series related to Newman polynomials
Advised by: Walter Mientka

1988

Coomes, Brian A.
Polynomial flows, symmetry groups and conditions sufficient for injectivity of maps
Advised by: Gary Meisters
Gallagher, Richard J.
Scalarization of vector optimization problems and properties of the positive cone in normed vector lattices
Advised by: Jerald Dauer
Kulasekera, Karunarathna
Estimation of change points in failure rate models
Advised by: K.M. Saxena
Clemson University
Weil, Pascal
Inverse monoids and the dot-depth hierarchy
Advised by: John Meakin

1987

Saleh, Ossama A.
A characterization of proper minimal points as solutions of sublinear optimization problems
Advised by: Jerald Dauer
Stephen, Joseph B.
Applications of automata theory to presentations of monoids and inverse monoids
Advised by: John Meakin

1986

El-Abyad, Abdelwahab
Geometric approach to multiple objective optimization with application to multiple criteria decision making
Advised by: Jerald Dauer
Hankerson, Darrel R.
Boundary value problems for n-th order difference equations
Advised by: Allan Peterson
Liu, Yi-Hsin
Analysis of objective space in multiple objective optimization
Advised by: Jerald Dauer

1985

Beezley, Randall S.
Electromagnetic direct and inverse problems for absorbing media
Advised by: Robert Krueger
From, Steven G.
Optimal linear combinations of consistent, asymptotically normal estimators
Advised by: K.M. Saxena
University of Nebraska at Omaha

1984

Kreher, Donald L.
Albegraic methods in the theory of combinatorial designs
Advised by: Spyros Magliveras (C.S.)

1982

Liefvoort, Albertus H.A.
An algebraic approach to the steady state solution of G/G/1//N type loops
Advised by: Lester Lipsky (C.S.)

1981

Grow, David E.
A class of Io-sets
Advised by: Gordon Woodward
Henderson, Johnny L.
Right focal boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Krauter, William W.
Combinatorial properties of algebraic sets
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Sivasankara, Sastry A.
Vector integrals and products of vector measures
Advised by: Rao Chivukula
Sebo, Donald E.
Multiple objective linear programming in objective space
Advised by: Jerald Dauer

1980

Carroll, John L.
A study of closed queueing networks with population size constaints
Advised by: Lester Lipsky (C.S.)
Pakala, Jagannadham V.
Commutative torsion theories
Advised by: Thomas Shores
Smith, Norman L.
Inequalities for functions of order statistics under an additive and a multiplicative model
Advised by: Yung Tong

1970s

1979

Chang, Kun Soo
Scale-invariant measurability in function spaces
Advised by: Gerald Johnson

1978

Meyer, Robert A.
The number of solutions to a system of divisibility conditions
Advised by: Walter Mientka
Call, Frederick W.
Torsion theories with the bounded splitting property
Advised by: Thomas Shores
Midgarden, Bette Gene
Rings of bounded module type
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Wetzell, David E.
Allocation of observations in ranking and selection problems via majorization and other related inequalities
Advised by: Yung Tong

1977

Byleen, Karl E.
The strcuture of regular and inverse semigroups
Advised by: John Meakin
Fischer, Thomas S.
The prime spectrum of a Bezout ring
Advised by: Roger Wiegand
Franke, William Tadd
Fractional derivatives and orders of distributions
Advised by: Gary Meisters
Hardy, Bonnie Rae
Arithmetical semigroup rings
Advised by: Thomas Shores
Petersen, Edith (Kregelius)
On distributions of compact support
Advised by: Gary Meisters
Petersen, Loren Berne
On Banach function spaces and p-sums of Banach spaces
Advised by: Gerald Johnson
Ivatury, Ramabhadrasarma
Means with values in a Banach lattice and some results on tensor products
Advised by: Rao Chivukula

1976

Gahl, Robert Daniel
Controllability of nonlinear systems
Advised by: Jerald Dauer

1974

Innes, Joan
Existence and uniqueness of solutions of boundary value problems for a third order differential equation
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Onstad, Joseph Allen
A study of certain classes of regular semigroups
Advised by: Donald Miller
Sukup, Dwight
Boundary value problems for nonlinear differential equations
Advised by: Allan Peterson

1973

Ewan, Robert Allan
The Cameron-Storvick operator-valued function space integrals for a class of finite-dimensional functionals
Advised by: David Skoug
Maik, Russell Louis
Applications of order statistics to multivariate exponential distribution models
Advised by: J. Srivastava and Lloyd Jackson
Peterson, Dale Edward
Uniqueness, existence, and comparison theorems for ordinary differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Salmon, Ronald Dale
Perfect mappings and singular sets
Advised by: Edwin Halfar
Smith, Neil Graham
On a set-theoretic offshoot of the normal Moore space question
Advised by: Harvey Baker, Jr.
Spencer, James David
Boundary value functions for nonlinear differential equations
Advised by: Allan Peterson

1972

Enersen, Paul Oliver
Class functions in the general radical theory of rings and algebras
Advised by: William Leavitt
Masat, Francis E.
Right simple congruences on a semigroup
Advised by: Donald Miller
Shipley, Charles Thomas
A semantical theory and several deductive systems for universally free logic
Advised by: Hubert Schneider
Thomas, Kenneth Edwin
Conjectures regarding compact connected 2-dimensional topological lattices
Advised by: Harvey Baker, Jr.

1971

Brown, David Eugene
Separation of nonassociates in a commutative ring by valuations
Advised by: Max Larsen
Heckman, Randall Kirk
Convolutions and factorization theorems
Advised by: Rao Chivukula
May, William Donley
Order properties of L(E,F)
Advised by: Rao Chivukula
Massagli, Robert Albert
On the structure of the Wright radical in topological rings and groups
Advised by: Melvin Thornton

1970

Bosch, William W.
Polyanalytic functions
Advised by: Paul Krajkiewicz
Boisen, Monte B.
Prufer and valuation rings with zero divisors
Advised by: Max Larsen
Kelly, Patrick Henry
Valuation pairs and maximal partial homomorphisms
Advised by: Max Larsen
Leech, Robert Bruce
A characterization of H(B) spaces
Advised by: Jack Eidswick
Mosbo, Edward Paul
Reduction of matrices to a triangular form under similarity
Advised by: William Leavitt
Woodward, Walter
Operator semigroups and invariant linear functionals
Advised by: Rao Chivukula

1960s

1969

Bruning, Linda Mae Frank
The classification of rings by the characteristic free modules admitted
Advised by: William Leavitt
Fuelberth, John Douglas
On commutative splitting rings
Advised by: Spencer Dickson

1968

Anderson, Donald Alfred
On the construction and analysis of multi-factorial experimental designs
Advised by: J. Srivastava
Chopra, Dharam Vir
Investigations on the construction and existence of balanced fractional designs of 2^m series
Advised by: J. Srivastava
Erbe, Lynn Harry
Nonlinear boundary value problems and second order differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Fox, David Franklin
Natural deduction and universal validity
Advised by: Hubert Schneider
Klaasen, Gene Allen
Boundary value problems for second order ordinary differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
StMary, Donal Frank
Oscillation and comparison theorems for second order linear differential equation
Advised by: Arlington Fink
Tangeman, Richard Louis
Rings which are radical extensions of subrings
Advised by: William Leavitt
Teply, Mark Lawrence
Torsion free injective modules
Advised by: Spencer Dickson
Tolo, Kenneth William
Factorizable semigroups
Advised by: Donald Miller

1967

Alin, John Suemper
Structure of torsion modules
Advised by: Spencer Dickson
Eliason, Stanley Bruce
The integral from (-T/2) to (T/2) of Tp(t)dt, and the boundary value problem
x' + p(t)x = 0, x(-T/2) = x(T/2) = 0
Advised by: Arlington Fink
Pfeifer, Glenn Lee
Mappings of irreducibly connected spaces
Advised by: Edwin Halfar
Schmitt, Klaus
Solutions to boundary value problems and periodic solutions of second-order nonlinear differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Shreve, Warren Eugene
The equation y'=f(x,y,lamda) on [a,infinity) with boundary conditions involving lambda
Advised by: Arlington Fink

1966

Armendariz, Efraim
The hereditary property in semisimple and radical classes
Advised by: William Leavitt
Brown, Joseph Gary
A calculus of natural deduction for predicate logic with functional variables and identity
Advised by: Hubert Schneider
Church, James Denton
Asymptotic properties of a non-homogeneous generalization of the Galton-Watson branching process
Advised by: John Birch
Dussere, Paul Louis
Automorphism groups of semigroups
Advised by: Donald Miller
Gilbert, Gary G.
The multiplicative semigroup of a ring
Advised by: Donald Miller
Hoffman, Anthony
The construction of the general theory of radicals
Advised by: William Leavitt
Jensen, Bruce Ansgar
Infinite semigroups having only finite proper homomorphs
Advised by: Donald Miller
Schrader, Keith William
Boundary value problems for second-order ordinary differential equations on infinite intervals
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson

1965

Cobb, Ernest Benton
The characterization of the solution sets for generalized reduced moment problems and applications
Advised by: Bernard Harris
Heimes, Kenneth
Boundary value problems for ordinary second order systems
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Jenkins, Terry Lloyd
The theory of radicals and radical rings
Advised by: William Leavitt
Mathsen, Ronald Melvin
Subfunctions for third order ordinary differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Schwabauer, Robert Jacob
The lattice of closed sets of commutative semigroup equations
Advised by: Hubert Schneider

1964

Frederickson, Paul Oliver
Series solution of an almost periodic differential equation
Advised by: Arlington Fink

1963

Gross, Mildred Lucile
Sieve methods and some applications
Advised by: Walter Mientka
Herzog, John Orlando
Phragmen-Lindelof theorems for second order quasi-linear elliptic partial differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Heuer, Charles Vernon
An extension problem for cancellative semigroups
Advised by: Donald Miller
Peinado, Rolando Enrique
The generalized module type of a ring
Advised by: William Leavitt

1962

Bebernes, Jerrold
Subfunctions and their application to the boundary value problem for ordinary nonlinear second-order differential equations
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson

1961

Bohn, Sherman Elwood
A sub-function study of the Dirichlet problem for a quasi-linear differential equation
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson
Suprunowicz, Konrad
Diagram normal forms and their applications to the theory of models
Advised by: Hugo Ribeiro

1960

Fountain, Leonard DuBois
The boundary value problem for an ordinary nonlinear differential equation of second order
Advised by: Lloyd Jackson

Pre-1960

1957

Keedy, Mervin Laverne
Some properties of basic order relations in the arithmetic of relation algebras
Advised by: Hugo Ribeiro

1953

Gass, Clinton Burke
Eigenfunction expansions associated with certain irreducible partial differential equations
Advised by: Chester Camp

1947

Mundhjeld, Sigurd
Certain doubly periodic functions of the third kind
Advised by: Miguel Basoco

1941

Daum, John Andrew
Basic hypergeometric series
Advised by: Miguel Basoco

1937

Dwyer, Wendell Arthur
On certain fundamental identities due to Uspenky
Advised by: Miguel Basoco

1935

Nichols, Guerdon David
The explicit arithmetized Fourier series developments for certain doubly periodic functions of the second kind
Advised by: Miguel Basoco

1934

Cowgill, Allen Parker
On the summability of a certain class of series of Jacobi polynomials
Advised by: William Brenke

1929

Doole, Howard Pollock
A certain multiple-parameter expansion
Advised by: Chester Camp

1901

Moritz, Robert E.
Generalization of the differentiation process
Advised by: Ellery Davis

1899

Engberg, Carl C.
The cartesian ovals
Advised by: Ellery Davis

1898

Candy, Albert L.
A general theorem relating to transversals, and its consequences
Advised by: Ellery Davis