# Degrees Awarded from 1995 to Present

2018 | |||
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Berrian, Alexander | The Chirped Quilted Synchrosqueezing Transform and Its Application to Bioacoustic Signal AnalysisPost Ph.D. Placement: Audio Research Engineer, Gracenote | Saito | |

Haddock, Jamie | Projection Algorithms for Convex and Combinatorial OptimizationPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoc, UCLA | De Loera | |

Xu, Yuanyuan | On several problems in Random Matrix Theory and Statistical Mechanics | Soshnikov | |

2017 | |||

Back, Amanda | Tropical Atmospheric Dynamics Modulated by Large-Scale Flows | Biello | |

Copos, Calina | Modeling the Mechanics of Cell Locomotion: The Effects of Cell-Surface Interaction and CytoskeltonPost Ph.D. Placement: Courant Instructor, NYU- Courant Institute | Guy | |

Deride, Julio | Essays on Variational Approximation Techniques for Stochastic Optimization ProblemsPost Ph.D. Placement: Post-Doc, Sandia National Labs Post Ph.D. Placement: Internship, NASA- Langley Research Center | Wets | |

Li, Chuanbin | A Numerical Study on Flagellar Swimming in Viscoelastic Fluids Based on Experimental Data | Guy/Thomases | |

Ling, Shuyang | Bilinear Inverse Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and ApplicationsPost Ph.D. Placement: Post-Doc, The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU | Strohmer | |

Patel, Swati | The Effects of Ecological and Evolutionary Feedbacks on Community DynamicsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Vienna Post Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Tulane University | Schreiber | |

Trockel, Dale | The Influence of Momentum Flux at The Inflow Boundary of an Exhange Flow on Multi-Frontogenesis In Narrow Estuaries | Largier | |

Zhou, Yuan | Infinite-Dimensional Relaxations of Mixed-Integer Optimization ProblemsPost Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Prof., University of Kentucky | Koeppe | |

2016 | |||

Barnett, Nix | Mechanisms within the Black Box: Prediction, Computation, Randomness, and Complexity of Input-Output Processes via the E-Transducer | Crutchfield | |

Brattain-Morrin, Eric | The Completeness of the Bethe Ansatz for the Asymmetric Simple Exclusion ProcessPost Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Professor , SUNY New Paltz | Tracy | |

Dutra, Brandon | Decomposition Methods for Nonlinear Optimization and Data MiningPost Ph.D. Placement: Google Research Staff, Google Inc. | De Loera | |

Halabi, Ryan | urface Plasmon Polaritons in Nonlinear MediaPost Ph.D. Placement: Data Scientist, BombBomb | Hunter | |

Irion, Jeff | Multiscale Transforms for Signals on Graphs: Methods and ApplicationsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Bosch | Saito | |

Kopel, Philip | Hermitian and Non-Hermitian Random Matrix TheoryPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado, Boulder | Soshnikov | |

Qin, Chuan | Card Shuffles, Genome Rearrangements, and Social NetworksPost Ph.D. Placement: Senior Financial Economist, Securities Litigation and Consulting Group | Morris | |

Stein, David | The Immersed Boundary Smooth Extension (IBSE) Method: A Flexible and Accurate Fictitious Domain Method, and Applications to the Study of Polymeric Flow in Complex Geometries | Thomases | |

2015 | |||

Lewis, Owen | Mathematical Investigation of Hydrodynamic Contributions to Amoeboid Cell Motility in Physarum Polycephalum | Guy | |

Tavernetti, Edward (William) | Modeling and Simulation of Thermal Ignition, Flame Fronts, Reactive Flows and Transonic CombustionPost Ph.D. Placement: Lecturer, UC Davis | Hafez | |

Waagen, Alexander | Phase Transitions on Static and Evolving Networks: Effects of Competition, Zealotry, and Growth | D'Souza | |

Watson, Richard | The Structure of Transient Memory in a Simple Model of Inhibitory Neural FeedbackPost Ph.D. Placement: senior data scientist / machine learning practitioner, Independent Consultant in health / wellness field | Crutchfield | |

2014 | |||

Brummitt, Charles | Models of Systemic Events: Interdependence, Contagion, and InnovationPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Clumbia University | D'Souza | |

Jiang, Mi | Computational Studies of Competing Phases in Model HamiltoniansPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Theoretische Physik HIT; Zurich | Jensen | |

Kwok, Ricky | On the Distribution of the Leading Particle in the Asep with Step Initial Condition and the Self-Adjoint Asep | Tracy | |

Li, Lingyun | Central Limit Theorem for Linear Statistic of Eigenvalues of Large Random Matrices | Soshnikov | |

O'Brien, Matthew | Scalable Domain Decomposed Monte Carlo Particle Transport | Joy | |

Reed, Matthew | The Central Limit Theorem for Linear Spectral Statistics of Submatrices of the Gaussian Wigner Random MatricesPost Ph.D. Placement: Adjunct Professor , Sacramento City College | Soshnikov | |

2013 | |||

Dobrin, Adam | Exploring the Effects of Enforced Proximity in Enzyme Reaction Kinetics | Benham | |

Hildebrand, Robert | Algorithms and Cutting Planes for Mixed Integer ProgramsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Eidgenssische Technishe Hochschule (ETH) Zurich Post Ph.D. Placement: Goldstine Fellow Postdoctoral Researcher, IBM Watson Research Center Post Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Prof., Virginia Tech; Department of Industrial Systems Engineering | Koeppe | |

Hong, Joohee | Minimal Realization for Descriptor Systems: Applications to RCL CircuitsPost Ph.D. Placement: Lecturer, University of California, Davis | Freund | |

Liao, Wenjing | Grid-Independent Compressive Imaging and Fourier Phase RetrievalPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute(SAMSI), jointly with Duke University Post Ph.D. Placement: Visiting Assistant Prof., Duke University Post Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University Post Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Prof., Georgia Tech, School of Mathematics | Fannjiang | |

Liu, Haoyang | Spectral Analysis of High Dimensional Time SeriesPost Ph.D. Placement: PhD Student - Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley | Aue | |

Mach, Paul | Protein Sequence Design for Fold Recognition Using a New Quanitification of Protein GeometryPost Ph.D. Placement: Software Engineer, Strava Inc. | Koehl | |

Travers, Nicholas | Bounds on Convergence of Entropy Rate Approximations in Hidden Markov ProcessesPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Post Ph.D. Placement: Visiting Assistant Prof., Indiana University | Crutchfield | |

Woei, Ernest | Characterization and Clustering of Dendritic Trees Using Morphological Features Extracted by Graph Spectra | Saito | |

Xia, Jing | Finding Disease Associated Genes from Microarray DataPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Analyst, Ebay | Rocke | |

Zhang, Jiawei (Calvin) | Limb Coordination in Crustacean Swimming: The Underlying Neural Mechanisms and Fluid DynamicsPost Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Professor/ Courant Instructor, NYU: Courant Institute Post Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Prof., University of Arizona, Dept. of Mathematics | Lewis | |

2012 | |||

Oyoung, Jen (Josh) | Totally Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process for Particles of Different Hopping Rates | Tracy | |

Renfrew, David | Outliers of Finite Rank Deformations to Random Matrices and Related FunctionalsPost Ph.D. Placement: RTG Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCLA | Soshnikov | |

Shinault, Gregory | Inhomogeneous Tilings of the Aztec Diamond and the Airy ProcessPost Ph.D. Placement: Van Vleck Visiting Asst. Professor, UW Madison | Tracy | |

Tseng, Hsiao-Chieh (Arcade) | Compressive Sensing and Its Applications in Radar Imaging and Rough Surface ScatteringPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources | Fannjiang | |

2011 | |||

Hunt, Thomas | A Proof of the Higher Order Accurancy of the Patchy Method for Solving the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman EquationPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Associate, Naval Post-Graduate School | Krener | |

Hunter, Blake | Data Mining Compressed, Incomplete and Inaccurate High Dimensional DataPost Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Professor, Program in Computing, UCLA, Dept. of Mathematics | Strohmer | |

Lee, Eunghyun | Bethe Ansatz Solvable Interacting Particle Systems on ZPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki | Tracy | |

Liou, Jia-Ming (Frank) | Topology of the Krichever MapPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institut Fur Mathematik | Schwarz | |

Nakatsukasa, Yuji | Algorithms and Perturbation Theory for Matrix Eigenvalue Problems and the Singular Value DecompositionPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Associate, University of Manchester, School of Mathematics | Freund | |

Raymer, Anastasia | Mixing Time of the Fifteen PuzzlePost Ph.D. Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Cornell University | Morris | |

Reintjes, Moritz | Shock Wave Interaction in General Relativity and the Emergence of Regularity SingularitiesPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Universitat Regensburg | Temple | |

Schlichter, Tamara | Modeling the Dynamics of Central Pattern Generators and Anesthetic ActionPost Ph.D. Placement: Self Employed - Event Planner | Lewis | |

Shott, Martha | Traffic Oscillations Due to Topology and Route Choice in Elemental Freeway NetworksPost Ph.D. Placement: Lecturer, Indiana University Kokomo | Zhang | |

2010 | |||

Blackwood, Julie | Management-Based Models in EcologyPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ of Michigan | Hastings | |

Herman, Matthew | Perturbations and Radar in Compressed SensingPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Scholar, UCLA - Department of Mathematics | Strohmer | |

Marchand, Bradley | Local Signal Analysis for ClassificationPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Scientist, Naval Surface Warfare Center | Saito | |

Rumanov, Igor | Integrable Equations for Random Matrix Spectral Gap ProbabilitiesPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Mathematics & Science Research Institute | Tracy | |

Schwemmer, Michael | The Influence of Dendritic Properties on the Dynamics of Oscillatory NeuronsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University - Program in Applied and Computatonal Math | Lewis | |

Sivakoff, David | Random Site Subgraphs of the Hamming TorusPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher - Program on Complex Networks, SAMSI | Gravner | |

Skorczewski, Tyler | A Computational Fluid Dynamics Study of Suction Feeding Fish Using Chimera Overset GridsPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Mathematics, University of Utah Post Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Prof., Cornell University Post Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Prof., University of Wisconsin-Stout | Cheer | |

Vogler, Zeke | The Numerical Simulation of General Relativistic Shock Waves by a Locally Inertial Godunov Method featuring Dynamical Time DilationPost Ph.D. Placement: Self-employed | Temple | |

2009 | |||

Miller, Adam | How Disturbance Creates the Storage Effect and Promotes Maintenance of Species DiversityPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, Dept of Biology - Penn State | Chesson | |

Sershen, Cheryl | A Dynamic Model of DNA Structure and FunctionPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, Genome Center - UC Davis | Benham | |

Strawbridge, Eva | Mechanics, Dynamics, and Structures of DNA and an Elastic RodPost Ph.D. Placement: L.E. Dickson Instructor, Univ of Chicago, Dept of Mathematics | Benham | |

2008 | |||

Farrell, Brendan | Analysis of Noncommutative Operator Classes in Information Theory and Harmonic AnalysisPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Scientist, Technical University of Berlin | Strohmer | |

Goldwyn, Eli | When Can Dispersal Synchronize Oscillating Populations?Post Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago - Dept of Ecology and Evolution | Hastings | |

Guan, Raymond | Advanced Equalization Techniques for Wireless CommunicationsPost Ph.D. Placement: Intern, Intel | Strohmer | |

Li, Dan | Differential Expression Analysis for Proteomics Data by 2D Gel ElectrophoresisPost Ph.D. Placement: Financial Modeling Analyst, Moody Wallstreet Analytics | David Rocke, Applied Science | |

Li, Yung-Ta | A Krylov Projection Method for Model Order Reduction of Parameterized Linear Dynamical SystemsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postgraduate Researcher, National Chiao Tung University - Dept of Mathematics | Bai | |

Liu, Shuang | Improving the Classification of Microarray Data: Supervised and Unsupervised MethodsPost Ph.D. Placement: Senior Financial Mathematician, Securities Litigation and Consulting Group | David Rocke, Applied Science | |

Michalakis, Spyridon | Entanglement and Ground States of Gapped HamiltoniansPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Associate, Los Alamos National Labs | Nachtergaele | |

Wiegers, Brandy | A Model for Water Relations during Primary Plant Root GrowthPost Ph.D. Placement: Math Circle Coordinator, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute | Cheer; Silk, LAWR | |

Wright, Roy | Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Host-Parasitoid Interactions in Lupine HabitatPost Ph.D. Placement: Visiting Assistant Research Professor, Truman State University | Hastings | |

Yan, Pengchong (Mike) | Broadband Detection and Imaging of Multiple Targets in ClutterPost Ph.D. Placement: von Karman Instructor, California Institute of Technology | Fannjiang | |

2007 | |||

Housman, Jeffrey | Time Derivative Preconditioning Method for Multicomponent FlowPost Ph.D. Placement: , NASA | Mohamed Hafez, Mech & Aero Engr | |

Liao, Ben-Shan | Subspace Porjection Methods for Model Order Reduction and Nonlinear Eigenvalue ComputatationPost Ph.D. Placement: Advanced Software Engineer, UGS Corporation, NX Nastran | Bai | |

Tian, Shaowu | Continuous Distributions and Time: Equivalent Martingale Measures | Wets | |

Williams, Sarah | A Multiscale Hybrid Algorithm for Fluctuating HydrodynamicsPost Ph.D. Placement: RTG Postdoctoral, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Applied Mathematics | Bell, Puckett | |

Xu, Jiadong | Algorithms for nonlinear problems in digital communicationPost Ph.D. Placement: Co-owner of an import/export company, Davis Micro LLC | Strohmer | |

Xue, Allen (Xiaodong) | On a Fast Algorithm for Computing the Laplacian Eigenpairs via
On a Fast Algorithm for Computing the Laplacian Eigenpairs via Commuting Integral OperatorsPost Ph.D. Placement: , Epic Systems Corporation | Saito | |

Yu, Wei | Nonparametric and Dimensional Reduction Method for Longitudinal and Survival DataPost Ph.D. Placement: Biostatistician, Genentech | Jane-Ling Wang, Statistics | |

Zhang, Zhihua | High Dimensional Data Approximation and WaveletsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral UCD, UCD | Saito | |

2006 | |||

Cheng, Arthur (Ching-hsiao) | Navier-Stokes Equations Interacting with a Non-Linear Elastic ShellPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Associate, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling: University of Maryland | Shkoller | |

Honeyfield, Rebecca | Global Arterial System Dynamics Coupled with Local Three-Dimensional Models: Applications to Arterial DiseasePost Ph.D. Placement: Senior Consultant, Navigant Consulting | Cheer | |

Kuang, Jessica | Models of seed predation and coexistence of desert annual plant speciesPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Associate, University of Arizona | Chesson | |

Larripa, Kamila | Mathematical Models of the CytoskeletonPost Ph.D. Placement: Lecturer, University of California, Davis | Mogilner | |

Zhao, Jim (Jucheng) | Efficient Approximations: Overcome Boundary EffectsPost Ph.D. Placement: Quantitative Analyst, Prescio Consulting | Saito | |

2005 | |||

Gallegos, Angela | Two biological models: Mechanical aspects of uterine contractions and aspects of myxobacterial swarmingPost Ph.D. Placement: Assistant Professor, Occidental College - Department of Mathematics | Mogilner | |

Tamaresis, John | Mathematical modeling of arterial endothelial cell responsiveness to flowPost Ph.D. Placement: Postgraduate Researcher, University of California - Merced - School of Natural Sciences | Barakat | |

2004 | |||

Beaver, Scott | Banach algebras of integral operators, off-diagonal decay, and applications in wireless communicationsPost Ph.D. Placement: Teaching Postdoctoral, University of New Mexico | Strohmer | |

Grishin, Denis | Fast and efficient methods for multi-dimensional scattered data approximationPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Scientist, Science Applications International Corp | Strohmer | |

Wolowski, Lech | Noise induced dissipation in discrete-time classical and quantum dynamical systemsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Bristol | Fannjiang | |

2003 | |||

Dugaw, Chris | Dynamics of a soil-dwelling parasite and its insect hostPost Ph.D. Placement: Faculty Fellow Researcher, UC Davis - Mathematics | Hastings | |

Jin, Wenlong | Kinematic wave models of network vehicular trafficPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, UC Irvine (Institute of Transportation Studies) | Zhang | |

2002 | |||

Brown, David | Stochastic spatial models of plant diseasesPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral in Agronomy, UC Davis | Hastings | |

Chan, Youn-Sha | Hypersingular integrodifferential equations and applications to fracture mechanics of homogeneous and functionally graded materials with strain-gradient effectsPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Computer Science & Mathematics Division | Fannjiang | |

Kim, Tom | A modified Smagorinsky subgrid scale model for the large eddy simulation of turbulent flowPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, UC Davis - Math and MAE | Wolfgang Kollman | |

Larson, Brons | The continuous boundary local trigonometric transformPost Ph.D. Placement: Senior Scientist, Science Applications International Corp | Saito | |

Mazzag, Bori | Mathematical models in biologyPost Ph.D. Placement: Lecturer, Humboldt State University | Mogilner | |

Navasca, Carmeliza | Local solutions of the dynamic programming equations and the Hamilton Jacobi Bellman PDEPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, University of Waterloo | Krener | |

Whitlow, Darryl | Finite volume methods for incompressible flowPost Ph.D. Placement: Software Contractor, self-employed | Chattot | |

2001 | |||

Casey, Michael | Stochastic limit laws for stochastic programmingPost Ph.D. Placement: Visiting Assist. Prof, Univ. of Arizona | Wets | |

2000 | |||

Chan, Samuel | Reaction diffusion equation in oscillatory mediaPost Ph.D. Placement: Software Engineer, Doubletwist | Hunter | |

Hong, Meng-Kai | An extension of the Riemann problems and Glimms method to general systems of conservation laws with source terms.Post Ph.D. Placement: NSF VIGRE Research Assistant Professorship, UCLA | Temple | |

Nelsenador, Matthew | Models of fluid flow in straight and curved distensible tubes, and relation to atherosclerosisPost Ph.D. Placement: Lecturer, Mendocino College | Cheer | |

Williams, Matthew | Numerical methods for tracking interfaces with surface tension in 3-D mold-filling processesPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, Los Alamos National Laboratory | Puckett | |

1999 | |||

Pinzon, Jorge | Imaging spectrometry and image registration: a singular value decomposition and wavelet based learningPost Ph.D. Placement: Research Associate, NASA Goddard Space Center | Ustin | |

1998 | |||

Wagner, John | A mathematical model of the fertilization Ca2 + wave in xenopus laevis oocytesPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Connecticut | Keizer | |

1997 | |||

Rutaganira, Thomas | Numerical simulation of blood flow in arteries: effect of elastic wallsPost Ph.D. Placement: Programmer, ICEM | Cheer | |

Truong, Binh | Generation of gravitational waves by acoustic wave interactionsPost Ph.D. Placement: Instructor, Napa Valley College | Hunter | |

1996 | |||

Pilliod, James | A second-order unsplit method for modeling flames in two-dimensional compressible flowPost Ph.D. Placement: Postdoctoral, Lawrence Berkeley Lab | Puckett | |

Shi, Kejian | Heterogeneity on the probability of failure of the sterile insect technique.Post Ph.D. Placement: Instructor, De Anza College | Plant |