# Recent Theses

**Sameh Eisa, ***Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Wind Turbine's Dynamics***, **Dissertation (PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics), 2017. Advisor: William Stone.

Prakash Dhakal,Prakash Dhakal,

*Hierarchical Modeling of Biological Rhythm Data: Classical and Bayesian Approaches*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics), 2016. Advisor: Anwar Hossain.

Jesus D. Gomez-Velez,Jesus D. Gomez-Velez,

*Exploring the Dynamics of Hydrologic Response and Age Distributions*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Industrial Mathematics), 2016. Advisor: William Stone.

**Gabrielle Miller,***Urban Blast Waves: A Semi-Analytic Solution for Intense Explosions with Rigid Wall Reflections,*Dissertation (PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics), 2016. Advisor: William Stone.

**Scheduling Disaster Recovery Operations in Information Technology Under FISMA, Independent Study (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics), 2015. Advisor: Brian Borchers.**

**Joshua Brashear,**

**Gunter Leguy,***The Effect of Basal-friction Parameterization on Grounding-line Dynamics in Ice-sheet Models*, Dissertation (PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics), 2015. Advisor: William Stone.

**Majdi Alsolami**,*A Stochastic Model for Diminishing Musharakah Finance in Saudi Banks*

**,**Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Industrial Mathematics), 2015. Advisor: William Stone.

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Andrew Krause

Andrew Krause

*Asymptotic Dynamics of Stochastic p-Laplace Equations on Unbounded Domains*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Analysis), 2014. Advisor: Bixian Wang.

**Benjamin Buckman**,

*Calculation of Heat Determinant Coefficients for Scalar Operators*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Analysis), 2014. Advisor: Ivan Avramidi.

**Kyle Smith**,

*Estimation Methods of Reference Evapotranspiration at Unsampled Locations*, Independent Study (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics), 2014. Advisor: Oleg Makhnin.

**Margaret Snell**,

*Associations between environmental toxins, obesity, weight loss, and chronic disease using canonical correlation analysis, factor analysis, and PCA logistic regression*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics), 2013. Advisor: Anwar Hossain.

**Oladapo Oduba**,

*Identifying differentially expressed genes involved in metabolic dysfunction from RNA-SEQ data using Monte Carlo simulation and multiple testing*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics), 2012. Advisor: Anwar Hossain.

**Todd Wolford**,

*A Model for a Continuously Size Structured Fish Population*, Dissertation (PhD in Industrial and Applied Mathematics), 2012. Advisor: William Stone.

**Robert Aumer**, *Calibration of Low Energy Production of 36-Cl and the Creation of an Exposure Age
Calculator*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2011. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Jon Robert Brown**, * Dynamic Heat Capacity of the East Ising Model*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Industrial Mathematics), 2009. Advisor:
Brian Borchers.

**Aaron Wilson**, * Applying a Boundary Point Method to an SDP Relaxation of the Maximum Independent
Set Problem for Branch and Bound*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2009. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Taylor Dotson**, * Relaxation Behavior in Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Simple Polymers*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2008. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Chenggeng Bi**, *Study of SABR Model in Quantitative Finance*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Analysis), 2008. Advisor: Ivan Avramidi.

**Paul Richard Hahn**, *Exploiting Symmetry to Improve the Performance of Branch-and-Bound for Finding Maximum
Independent Sets*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2007. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Christian Lucero**, * Seismic Moment Rate Function Inversions from Very Long Period Signals Associated with
Strombolian Eruptions at Mount Erebus, Antarctica*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2007. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Qian Xia**, * Comparison Between an Infeasible Interior Point Algorithm and a Homogeneous Self
Dual Algorithm for Semidefinite Programming*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2006. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Andrey Novoseltsev**, *Spectral Geometry of Riemannian Submanifolds*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Analysis), 2005. Advisor: Ivan Avramidi.

**Justin Pope**,* Proving a Theorem in Zero Knowledge*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2004. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Joseph Young**,* Implementation of a Cutting Plane Method for Semidefinite Programming*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2004. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Paul Mondragon**, *A Comparison of Nonlinear Regression Codes*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2003. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Jeff Stalvey**, *Inversion of Nighttime Electron Densities Using Satellite Observations*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2002. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Julie Luna**, *Predicting Student Retention and Academic Success at New Mexico Tech*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
2000. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Roseanna Neupauer**, *A Comparison of Two Methods for Recovering the Release History of a Groundwater Contaminant
Source*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
1999. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Jon Stinger**, *Nonlinear Inversion of 834 Angstrom Airglow to Ionospheric O+ Number Density*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
1998. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Alex Hilgendorf**, *Linear and Nonlinear Models for Inversion of Electrical Conductivity Profiles in Field
Soils from EM-38 Measurements*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
1997. Advisor: Brian Borchers.

**Judith Furman**, * An Exact Parallel Algorithm for the Maximum Satisfiability Problem*, Thesis (MS in Mathematics with Specialty in Operations Research and Statistics),
1996. Advisor: Brian Borchers.