# PhD, Alumni

**Andrews, Jared**- PhD, Advisor: Shanyu Ji. First job: Data Scientist at Havas Edge, San Diego.

Thesis: A New Gap Theorem Result For Proper Holomorphic Mappings Between Complex Balls.**Cho, Manki**- PhD. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. First Job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.

Thesis: Steklov Eigenproblems and Approximations of Harmonic Functions.**Freeman, Jeff**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott. First job: Schlumberger Tech Co.

Thesis: Combining Diffeomorphic Matching With Image Sequence Intensity Registration.**Guo, Wei**- PhD, Advisor: Jingmei Qiu. First job: post-doc fellow at Michigan State University.

Thesis: High Order Schemes for Transport Problems: Semi-Lagrangian Schemes with Applications to Plasma Physics and Atmospheric Sciences, and Superconvergence.

**Jegdic, Ilija**- PhD, Advisor: Richard Sanders.

Thesis: Large Time Step and Overlapping Grids for Conservation Laws.**Lee, Brandon**- PhD, Advisor: Shanyu Ji. First job: Clements high school, Sugar Land.

Thesis: Pseudoconformal Curvature and the Embeddability of a CR Hypersurface.**Mabuza, Sibusiso**- PhD, Advisor: Suncica Canic. First job: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, University of Wuerzburg · Institut für Mathematik.

Thesis: Modeling, Analysis and Numerical Simulation of Reactive Solute Transport Problems in Moving Domains.**Meklachi, Taoufik**- PhD, Advisor: Daniel Onofrei. First job: Visiting Assistant Professor in Drexel University.

Thesis: New Insights on Quasistatic and Acoustic Cloaking.**Nguyen, Trung**- PhD, Advisor: Jiwen He.

Thesis: A Primal-Dual Active Set Method and Algorithm for Chemical Equilibrium Problem Related to Modeling of Atmospheric Inorganic Aerosols.**Niu, Xiting**- PhD, Advisor: Tsorng-Whay Pan, and Roland Glowinski.

Thesis: The Dynamics of Red Blood Cell Under the Effect of Shape Memory**Upadhyay, Sanat****Xu, Jielin****Zhang, Lan -**PhD, Advisor: Suncica Canic. First job: Calculations Specialist at Emerson Process Management.**Zhao, Shihai**- PhD, Advisor: Tsorng-Whay Pan.

Thesis: Numerical Simulation of Red Blood Cells in Capillaries

2013

**Aggarwal, Aanchal**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott. Firs job: IBM Research Center, NY.

Thesis: Large Deviations Approach for Stochastic Genetic Evolution**Bhardwaj, Manisha**- PhD, Advisor: Kresimir Josic. Firs job: Geospatial Analytics Scientist at Monsanto, Missouri

Thesis: Visual Decision Making in The Presence of Stimulus and Measurement Correlations**Kong, Ao**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott.

Thesis: Mass Spectrometry Data Mining for Cancer Detection.**Liu, Zhiheng**- PhD, Advisor: Ronald W. Hopp. First job: CGGVeritas, Houston.

Thesis: Snapshot Location in Proper Orthogonal Decomposition for Linear and Semi-Linear Parabolic Partial Differntial Equations**Liu, Puchen**- PhD, Advisor: Giles Auchmuty.

Thesis: Solutions Of Equations For The Regulation Of Kinase Activity In A Finite Cylindrical Cell**Mohapatra, Anushaya**- PhD, Advisor: William Ott

Thesis: Rank One Dynamics Near Heteroclinic Cycles and Conditional Memory Loss for Nonequilibrium Dynamical Systems**Qin, Yue**- PhD, Advisor: Jiwen He, Robert Azencott.

Thesis: Second Order Variational Approach For Diffeomorphic Matching of 3D Surfaces**Rivas, Mauricio**- PhD, Advisor: Giles Auchmuty.

Thesis: Unconstrained Variational Principles and Morse Indices For Linear Elliptic Eigenproblems**Royce, Maureen**- PhD, Advisor: David Blecher.

Thesis: Extensions of Approximately Unital Operator Algebras**Sharma, Vandana**- PhD, Advisor: Jeff Morgan

Thesis: Global Existence of Solutions to Coupled Reaction-Diffusion Systems with Mass Transport Type Boundary Conditions.**Shi, Lingling**- PhD, Advisor: Tsorng-Whay Pan. First job: Post-doc at University of Houston

Thesis: Numerical simulation of cell motion in microchannels**Trousdale, James**- PhD, Advisor: Kresimir Josic. First job: CGGVeritas, Houston.

Thesis: The Interplay of Architecture and Correlated Variability in Neuronal Networks**Yu, Yao**- PhD, Advisor: Tsorng-Whay Pan. First job: CGGVeritas, Houston.

Thesis: Numerical Simulation and Modeling of Cell motion in Microchannels

2012

**Ankita, Jain**- PhD, Advisor: Ilya Timofeyev, Robert Azencott . First job: Assistant Professor of the Practice, University of Notre Dame, IN.

Thesis: Data-driven Techniques for Estimation and Stochastic Reduction of Multi-scale Systems**Bukac, Martina**- PhD, Advisor: Suncica Canic. First job: Post-doc in University of Pittsburgh.

Thesis: A Fluid-Structure Interaction Model Capturing Longitudinal Displacement in Arteries: Modeling, Computational Method, and Comparison with Experimental Data**Han, Qi**- PhD, Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. First job: Postdoc at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

Thesis: Exterior Regularized Harmonic and Harmonic Fuctions**Liao, Qingqing**- PhD, Advisor: D. Kouri. First job: Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG).

Thesis: Wavelet Approaches to Seismic Data Analysis**Negi, Pooran**- PhD, Advisor: Demetrio Labate. First job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.

Thesis: Directional Multiscale Analysis using Shearlet Theory and Applications**Sen, Anando**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott and Demetrio Labate. First job: Post-doc at UH department of Biomedical Engineering.

Thesis: Searchlight CT - A New Regularized Reconstruction Method for Highly Collimated X-ray TomographyPhD, Advisor: Bernhard Bodmann. First job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.**Singh, Pankaj**-Thesis: Frames as codes for structured erasures.

**Tumel, Filiz**- PhD, Advisor: Andrew Torok. First job: North American Univeristy.

Thesis: Random walks on a lattice with deterministic local dynamic.**Zeleke, Kidist**- PhD, Advisor: Ronald Hoppe. First job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.

Thesis: Numerical Simulations of Surface Acoustic Wave-actuated Cell Sorting and Enantiomer Separation**Zhan, Cheng**- PhD, Advisor: Andrew Torok and Danijela Damjanovic. First job: Seismic Imager at CGGVeritas.

Thesis: Smooth Infinitesimal Rigidity for Higher Rank Partially Hyperbolic Action on Step-2 Nilmanifolds

2011

**Agarwal, Nikita**- PhD, Advisor: Michael Field. First job: Assistant Professor position in mathematics at IISER Bhopal (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)

Thesis: Coupled Cell Networks - Interplay Between Architecture & Dynamics**Almus, Melahat**- PhD, Advisor: David Blecher. First job: UH lecture.

Thesis: Structure in Operator Algebras**Elwood, Helen**- PhD, Advisor: Bernhard G. Bodmann

Thesis: Constructing complex equiangular parseval frames**Jajoo, Aarti**- PhD, Advisor: Ronald Hoppe, Robert Azencott. First job: UH Post-doc.

Thesis: Diffeomorphic Matching and Dynamic Deformable Shapes.**Kavruk, Ali**- PhD, Advisor: Vern Paulsen. First job: UH Post-doc.

Thesis: Tensor products of operator systems and applications**Kikinzon , Evgeny**- PhD, Advisor: Yuri Kuznetsov. First job: UH Post-doc.

Thesis: Non-conforming mixed finite element methods for diffusion equation**Kumar, Ajit**- PhD, Advisor: Kresimir Josic. First job: Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences Foundation,

the math department of Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi, India.

Thesis: Reduced Models Of Networks Of Coupled Enzymatic Reactions and Linearization of Michaelis-Menten Differential Equations**Li, Daquian**- PhD, Advisor: Ronald W.Hoppe

Thesis: Hedging with european double barrier basket options as a control constrained optimal control problem**Prokopenko, Andrey**- PhD, Advisor: Yuri Kuznetsov. First job: ExxonMobil contract.

Thesis: Multilevel Preconditioners and Their Applications in Geoscience**Rosenbaum, Robert**- PhD, Advisor: Kresimir Josic. First job: Post-doc at the University of Pittsburgh

Thesis: The transfer and propagation of correlated neuronal activity**Sehgal, Vasudha**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott

Thesis: Estimation of mutation rates and selective advantages in cell population dynamics**Sharma, Natasha**- PhD, Advisor: Ronald W.Hoppe. First job: UH Post-doc.

Thesis: Convergence analysis of an adaptive interiror penalty discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Helmholtz Equation**Sogome, Suraizou**- PhD, Advisor: Min Ru. First job: HHC, Northwest College.

Thesis: Non-Intergrated Defect Relation for Meromorphic Maps of Complete Kahler Manifolds Encountering Divisors

2010

**Beri, Arjun**- PhD, Advisor: Ilya Timofeyev, Robert Azencott. First job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.

Thesis: Estimation of Stochastic Models Under Indirect Observability**Gupta, Chinmaya**- PhD, Advisor: M. Nicol. First job: Assistant Professor (NTT) of Mathematics at University of Southern California

Thesis: Statistical Properties of Chaotic Dynamical Systems: Extreme Value Theory and Borel-Cantelli Lemmas.**Gadhyan, Yutheeka**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott, Roland Glowinski. First job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.

Thesis: Option Pricing Accuracy for Estimated Stochastic Volatility Models**Lata, Sneh**- PhD, Advisor: Vern Paulsen. First job: Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences Foundation,

the math department of Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi, India.

Thesis: The Feichtinger Conjecture and Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces.**Li, Yipeng**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott

Thesis: Deformation tracking and diffeomorphic matching in medical imaging.**Luo, Zijun**- PhD, Advisor: Robert Azencott. First job: Post-doc at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Thesis: Modeling genes interaction: fitting chemical kinetics ordinary differntial equations to microarray data**Mittal, Meghna**- PhD, Advisor: Vern Paulsen. First job: Visiting Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon

Thesis: Function theory on the quantum annulus and other domains**Singh, Preeti**- PhD, Advisor: Vern Paulsen. First job, Visiting Associate Professor, Lone Star College, CyFair.

Thesis: Application of Finite Groups to Parseval Frames**Wang, Muhu**- PhD, Advisor: Edward Kao. First job: Senior Quantitative Rsearcher at Duke Energy, Cinninati, Ohio.

Thesis: A finite-element approach for pricing swing options under stochastic volatility.

2009

**Antil, Harbir**- PhD, Advisor: R. Hoppe. First job: Post-doc at Rice University

Thesis: Optimization and model reduction of time dependent pde-constrained optimization problems: Applications to surface acoustic wave drien microfluidic biochips**Barlas, Mirza Nofil**- PhD, Advisor: Ilya Timofeyev. First job: tenure track assistant professor at Keystone College.

Thesis: Predictability and information loss in complex systems**Jain, Saurabh**- PhD, Advisor: M. Papadakis. First job: Post-doc at the University of Houston.

Thesis: Isotropic Multiresolution analysis and Rotational Invariance in Image Analysis.**Kim, Taebeom**- PhD, Advisor: S. Canic.

Thesis: Mathematical Issues in Blood Flow Problems.**Li, Huifang**- PhD, Advisor: T. Hoppe and E. Kao.

Thesis: Adaptive Finite Element Approximation of The Black-Scholes Equation Based on Residual-Type a Posteriori Error Estimators.**Nimsaila, Kawin**- PhD, Advisor: I. Timofeyev.

Thesis: Markov chain and time-delay reduced modeling of nonlinear systems.**Sharma, Sonia**- PhD, Advisor:D .Blecher. First job: lecturer, UH.

Thesis: One-Sided M-Structure of Operator Spaces and Operator Algebras.**Yavich, Nikolay**- PhD, Advisor: Y. Kuznetsov. First job: EMMET(www.emmetech.ru), senior research scientist.

Thesis:Multilevel preconditioners for strongly anisotropic problems.**Xhabli, Blerina**- PhD, Advisor: Vern I. Paulsen. First job: lecturer, UH.

Thesis:Universal operator system structures on ordered spaces and their applications.

2008

**Branton, Sheena**- PhD, Advisor: M. Nicol. First Job: Lecturer at UH**Dulock, Matthew**- PhD, Advisor: M. Ru. First job: Post-doc at the Fields Institute.**Filipski, Natasha**, PhD advisor: M. Golubitsky.**Kashyap, Upasana**- PhD, Advisor: D. Blecher. Job: Assistant professor at The Citadel-The Military College of South Carolina.**Linsenmann, Christopher**- PhD, Advisor: R. Hoppe. First job: Post-doc at the Institute of Mathematics, University of Augsburg, Germany.**Kouam, Cedric**- PhD, Advisor: E. Kao. First job with Horizon Wind Energy, Houston.**Larson, Craig**, PhD advisor: K. Kaiser/E. DeLaVina. First job, assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.**Pons, Victoria**- PhD, Advisor: A. Caboussat and R. Glowinski.**Raghupathi, Mrinal**- PhD, Advisor: V. Paulsen, First job: Post-doc at Uinversity of Vanderbilt.**Wang, Tong**- PhD, Advisor: T. Pan and R. Glowinski, First job: Post-doc at Texas A&M U.**Xie, Weiwei**, PhD advisor: E. Kao. First job, visiting professor at UH.

2007

**Barbara Gucciardi**, Advisor: Golubitsky. First job: Instructor at St. Thomas University**Gvozdev, V**, Adviosr: Kutnezsov. First job: Microsoft**Ha Nguyen**, Advisor: Torok .**Hao, Jian**, Advisor: Pan-Glowinski. First job: Post-doc, UH.**Liu, Y**, Advisor: D. Ru. First job: dGB-USA Earth Science.**Patel, Swabhimtta**, Advisor: Morgan. First job: Saracen Energy.

2006

**Abdulbaki, Soha**, Advisor: V. Paulsen . First job: Instructor at St. Thomas University.**Hay, Damon**, Advisor: D. Blecher. First job: University of North Florida.**Kalra, Deepti**, Adviosr: V. Paulsen. First job: Wachovia bank.**Flagg, Mary**, Advisor: J. Hausen. First job: Lecturer at UH.**Foss, Frederick**, Advisor: R. Glowinski. Terralliance Technologies, Inc.**Pacull, Francois**, Advisor: M. Garbay. First job: research engineer in a french company working on the optimum design of rocket engine.**Svyatskiy, Daniil**, Advisor: Y. Kutnezsov. First job: Post-doc in Los Alamos Natiomal Lab.**Wang, Yunjiao**, Advisor: M. Golubitsky. First job: Post-doc, U. Manchester, UK.**Xu, Dekang**, Advisor: S. Ji. First job: CGGVeritas, Houston.

Thesis: Proper holomorphic mappings between balls.

2005

**Almeida Leite, Maria Da**, Advisor: M. Golubitsky. First job: Post-doctoral research, Purdue University.**Lapin, Serguei**, Advisor: R. Glowinski. First job: Post-doctoral research, UH.**Muhm, Philip**, Advisor: K. Kaiser. IT development manager, Boeing Company**Myers, Richard**, Advisor: He. First job: St. Thomas University**Nanda, Arati**, Advisor: R. Glowinski. First job: Instructor at UH.

2004

**Ryan Pepper**, Advisor: S. Fajtlowicz. First job: Post-doctoral research, Texas A & M University at Galveston.**Philip Jacobs**, Advisor: M. Field. First job: San Antonio College.**Oleg Boiarkine**, Advisor: Yuri Kuznetsov. First job: Post-doctoral research, UH.**Andrey Martynenko**, Advisor: Yuri Kuznetsov and William Fitzgibbon. The first job: Post-doctoral research, UH.

2003

**A. Ahmed-Zaid**, Advisor: Roland Glowinski. First job: Lecturer, University of Houston.**Vrushali A Bokil**, Computational methods for wave propagation problems on unbounded domains. Advisor: Roland Glowinski. First job: Post-doctoral research, North Carolina State University.**Vadim G. Dyadechko**, Geometrically adapted meshes and iterative solvers for elliptic problems. Advisor: Y. Kuznetsov. First job: Post-doctoral research, LANL(Los Alamos National Laboratory).**Roderick Holmes,**Advisor: Vern Paulsen. First job: Visiting Professor, Texas Southern University.**Masayoshi Kaneda ,**Multipliers and Algebrizations of Operator Spaces. Advisor: Vern Paulsen. First job: Post-doctoral research, University of California-Irvine.**Eunjeong Yi**, Nevanlinanna theory and iteration of rational maps. Advisors M. Ru and S. Ji. First job: Texas A & M University at Galveston.

2002

**John G. Alford**, Computation of bifurcating rotating waves for the Fitz-Hugh Nagumo equations on circular domains of one and two dimensions. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. First position: Tulane University.**Sylvia Martina Foster**, The Asymptotic and integral closures of elements in a multiplicative lattice. Advisor: J. Johnson. First job: Visiting Professor, UH.**Kehinde Omobola Ladipo**, A wave equation approach to numerical simulations of Natural convention in rectangular enclosures. Advisor: R. Glowinski.**Konstantin Lipnikov**, Numerical Methods for the Biot model in poroelsaticty. Advisor: Y. Kuznetsov. The first job: Post-doctoral research, LANL(Los Alamos National Laboratory).

2000

**Robert Berry**, Spatio-temporially dependent models for the spread of infectious disease. Advisor: W. Fitzgibbon.**Sanjay Datta**, Some results on the effect of the trapezoidal rule in finite element computation. Advisor: R. Glowinski.**James Solazzo**, Interpolartion and computability. Advisor: V. Pauslen. First job: Post-doctoral research, U. of Georgia**Edwin Tecarro**, Qualitative analysis of a model of the mammalian cell cycle's G1 phase. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. Position: Associate Professor, the University of Houston (Downtown).

1999

**Ahmad Qawasmi**, Regularity for the Hodge-Weyl decomposition. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. Last known position: UAE University, Dubai.

1998

**Pietro-Luciano Buono**, A model of central pattern generators for quadruped locomotion. Advisor: Martin Golubitsky. Last known job: University of Montreal. buono@CRM.UMontreal.CA**Julie Satitpunwaycha Walker**, Thread generated idemponent topological semigroups on n-cells. Advisor: Dennison Brown.**Suming Wu**, Steady-state simulation and fuel cost minimization of gas pipeline networks. Advisor: Ridgway Scott.

1997

**Ross Peder Abraham**, Automorphism groups of abelian p-groups. Advisor: Jutta Hausen.**Rajia Nicolas Khoury**, Closest matrices in the space of doubly stochastic matrices. Advisor: Vern Paulsen. Last known job: Collin County Junior College.**Ermelinda De La Vina**, Ramseyan properties and conjectures of graffiti. Advisor: Siemion Fajtlowicz. Last known job: University of Houston-Downtown.**Zhuangzhi Zhang**, The existence and decay of solutions of a class of non-strictly hyperbolic systems of conservation laws. Advisor: Barbara Keyfitz. The first job LicEnergy company in Houston.**Canfang Zhai**, Computation of rotating wave solutions of reaction diffusion systems. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. Last known position: Elliptus Technologies Inc., Richmond, Virginia.

1996

**Kirk Benningfield**, Uniquely divisible topological semigroups. Advisor: Dennison Brown.**Sarah H. Ferguson**, Ext, analytic kernels and operator ranges. Advisor: Vern Paulsen. Last known position: Wayne State University.**David B. Grillis**, Coupled cell systems and symmetry. Advisor: Marty Golubitsky. Last known position: Naval Research Labs.**Lorenzo H. Juarez-Valencia**, Numerical simulation of time-dependent viscous flows in complex geometries. Advisor: Ridgway Scott. Last known position: Departamento de Matematicas, UAM-I, Mexico D.F.**Guohua Ruan**, Numerical solutions of a type of slightly compressible flow. Advisor: R. Glowinski. Last known position: Maurer Engineering, Inc.**Francisco Sanchez-Bernabe**, On some splitting methods for the numerical solution of the Navier Stokes equation. Advisor: R. Glowinski. Last known position: Departamento de Matematicas, UAM-I, Mexico D.F.**Vasilis G. Zafiris**, Constructs on manifolds applied to Grid generation. Advisor: R. Glowinski. Last known position: University of Houston-Downtown.

1995

**Crag A. Carthel**, Numerical methods for some exact and approximate controllability problems for the heat equation. Advisor: R. Glowinski.**Chuan-Ze Hou**, Symmetry breaking and heteroclinic cycles. Advisor: M. Golubitsky.**Jurgen K. Singer**, The parallel fast multipole method in molecular dynamics. Advisor: R. Glowinski. First job: Post-doc at UT-Austin.**Dexuan Xie**, New parallel iteration methods, new nonlinear multigrid analysis, and application in computational chemistry. Advisor: Ridgway Scott. Last known position: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.**Chun Zhang**, Representation and geometry of operator spaces. Advisor: V. Paulsen.

1994

**John Brian Burghduff**, Permanents of doubly stochastic matrices with zero main diagonal. Advisor: Richard Sinkhorn.**Yongping Luo**, Suslinian and weakly Suslinian continua. Advisor: A. Lelek.**Zhongde Wang**, High order TVD schemes for the approximation of hyperbolic systems of conservation laws. Advisor: Richard Sanders.

1993

**Christopher Josef Roesmer**, An application of nonstandard analysis to Dempster-Shafer theory. Advisor: Klaus Kaiser.

1992

**Che-Chen Chu**, Fintie dimensional representations of function algebra. Advisor: V. Paulsen. Last known position: Nat'l Taiwan Police Academy.**Wenyao Jia**, Iterative methods for the Hartree and Hartree-Fock eighnproblems. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty.**Mahmoud G. Nasser**, Numerical methods for multibody elastic systems and contact problems. Advisor: R. Glowinski.**Vaidyanath Vinod**, Structural stability of Riemann solutions for a multiphase Jinematic conservation law model that changes type. Advisor: B. Keyfitz. First job: instructor at University of New Orleans.

1991

**David Cardan**, Concerning hypernormal approximation of doubly stochastic matrices. Advisor: Richard Sinkhorn.**Terry Richard Tiballi**, Symmetric orthogonalization of vectors in Hilbert space. Advisor: V. Paulsen. Last known position: SUNY College at Oswego.

1990

**Shui-Tian Chen**, On selected conjectures of Graffiti. Advisor: S. Fajtlowicz.**Benoit Dionne**, Spatially peridic patterns in two and three dimensions. Advisor: M. Golubitsky. Last known position: University of Montreal, buono@CRM.UMontreal.CA.

1989

**Michael William Cook**, Periodic Points for mappings of the circle and other locally connected continua. Advisor: W.T. Ingram.**Eugene M. Insall, Jr**. Nonstandard methods and finiteness conditions in algebra. Advisor: K. Kaiser. Current position: Associate Professor at University of Missouri, Rolla.**William Alfred Waller**, Average distance in graphs with prescribed order and independence number. Advisor: S. Fajtlowicz. Last known position: UH Downtown.

1988

**Martin Krupa**, Bifurcations of critical group orbits. Advisor: Marty Golubitsky. Last known position: New Mexico State University.**Shaw-Ping Lan**, The semigroup of real stochastic matrices and generalized inversion. Advisor: Decell/ Sinkhorn.**Luis Camilo do Canto de Loura**, Numerical iterative methods for the Hertree equation of Helium-like system. Advisor: R. Glowinski.**Alfredo Nicolas-Carrizosa**, Numerical aspects of some time dependent partial diffrential equations problems. Advisor: R. Glowinski.**Monty B. Taylor**, Filtration transforms of integral, commutative CL-monoids lattice modules. Adviosr: Johnny Johnson.**Shelia Seng Waggoner**, Global existences for solutions of semilinear and quasilinear parabolic systems of partial differential equations. Advisor: W. Fitzgibbn.

1987

**Mai Gehrke**, The order structure of Stone spaces and the T_D-Axiom. Advisor:K. Kaiser. Current position: Professor at New Mexico State University.**Raul Ernesto Gonzalez Torres**, A geometric study of certain stochastic semigroups. Advisor: D. Brown.**David Otway Wray**, First order quotational logic. Advisor: K. Kaiser.

1986

**Chrsitopher Paul Benton**, K-projectivity in nonabelian groups. Advisor: J. Hausen.**John Damien Gonglewski**, On quasi-Newton methods for maximum Likelihood estimates with applications to the mixture density problem. Advisor: Homer Walker.**Jeff Morgan**, Global existence, boundedness, and decay for solution of semilinear parabolic system of partial differential equation. Advisor: Giles Auchmuty. Current position: Professor and Chairman, University of Houston.**Thelma R. West**, The span structure of some groups and continua. Advisor: A. Lelek.

1985

**Anthony J. Bruni**, Nonnegative, nontrivial, fixed points of orthogonal projections. Advisor: H. Decell.**N'Ekwunife Muoneke**, On the stochastic and doubly stochastic powers of nonnegative square reducible matrices. Advisor: R. Sinkhorn.**Xianwu Zeng**, A qualitative investigation of coupled systems of nonlinear cscillators. Advisor: G. Archmuty. Last known position: Wuhan University, PR China.

1984

**James L. Sparra,**Stochastic approximation of fixed points. Advisor: Homer Walker.

1983

**Van Clyne Nll, III**, Weak confluence and W-sets. Advisor: W.T. Ingram.**Vu Anh Phuong**, Inaccuracy in least change secant update methods. Advisor: Homer F. Walker.**Pamela D. Roberson**, An uncountable collection of Case-Chamberlin type continua with no model. Advisor: W.T. Ingram.**Ching-yun Suen**, The representation theory of completely bounded maps on C^*-algebra. Advisor: Paulsen. Current position: U of Texas A&M-Galveston.

1982

**Linda Becerra**, Multiplicative lattices and the integral closure operation. Advisor: Johnny Johnson. Current place of employment is the University of Houston - Downtown.**Kathryn Jones**, Independence in graphs with maximum degree four. Advisor: S. Fajtlowicz.**Tung M. Nguyen**, Applications of generalized inverse to circulant matrices, intersection projections, and linear programming. Advisor: H. Decell.

1981

**Dwayne Collins**, Monotone upper semi-continuous decompositions of IUC continua. Advisor: W. Ingram.**James Francis Davis**, Zero span continua, Advisor: W. Ingram.**Billy Don Janeway**, Zero divisors in commutative semigroup rings. Advisor: Matthew O'Malley.**Dorothy Marsh**, Concerning the cone hyperspace property. Advisor: W. Ingram.**Marcus Marsh**, Fixed point theorems for certain tree-like continua. Advisor: H. Cook.

1980

**Malvina F. Baica**, A new algorithm over the complex number field (AFC) and its applications to units and combinational identities. Advisor: Jurgen Schmidt.**Travis A. Moebes**, An atriodic tree-like continuum that is not weakly chainable. Advisor: Ingram.**George R. Morton**, Homotopy-invariant group constructions and preimages of essential maps. Advisor: D.G. Bourgin.**Robert M. Nehs**, Generalized reduced omology and duality. Advisor: D. Bourgin. Current position: Texas Southern U.**John S. Rankin**, Transforms and completions of multiplicative lattices. Advisor: Johnny Johnson.

1979

**Rekha Basa**, Effect of model specification in pattern classification. Advisor: H. Decell.**William Fugene Kaufman**, Semiclosed operators in Hilbert space. Advisor: John Nerney.**Massoud Malek-Shahmiraadi**, Application of Neumann's lemma to the minimum and characteristic polynomials. Advisor: Decell.**Kunio Oshima**, Inclusion theorem by means of iteration procedure. Advisor: H. Decell.**Dorothy C. Perez**, Closure operations on multiplicative lattices. Advisor: Johnny Johnson.