## Doctorates by Year

### 2014

Gulbudak, Hayriye, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Maia Martcheva
- Title: Modeling Culling and Vaccination in Poultry with Application to Avian Influenza

Yashtini, Maryam, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Fast TV-Regularized Large-Scale and Ill-Conditioned Linear Inversion with Application to Partially Parallel Imaging.

Broschinski, Adam, Ph.D in May

- Advisor: Scott McCullough
- Title: Eigenvalues of Self-Adjoint Toeplitz Operators with Respect to a Constrained Algebra

Gluck, Mathew, Ph.D in May

- Advisor: Lei Zhang
- Title: Blow-up Analysis and Classification Theorems for Solutions to Semi-linear Elliptic Equations

Homberger, Cheyne, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Miklos Bona
- Title: Patterns in Permutations and Involutions, a Structural and Enumerative Approach

Huynh, Duc, Ph.D in May

- Advisor Kevin Keating
- Title: Problems on Finite Extensions of Local Function Fields

Lauderdale, Lindsey-Kay, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Maximal Subgroups of Finite Groups

Li, Jie, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Bill Hager
- Title: Multiset Graph Partitioning

Stetler, Eric, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Scott McCullough
- Title: Multiplication Operators on Hilbert Spaces of Dirichlet Series

### 2013

Feng, Wei, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Charge Transport Analysis for Lightning

Guo, Ying, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Lei Zhang
- Title: Energy Estimates and Harnack Type Inequalities for Prescribing Curvature Type Equations with Boundary Conditions

Hou, Hongyan, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Convergence Analysis of Orthogonal Collocation Methods for Unconstrained Optimal Control

Hungerford, James, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: The Vertex Separator Problem and Edge-Concave Quadratic Programming

Inman, Jessica, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Patrick DeLeenheer
- Title: Examples of Reaction-Diffusion Equations in Biological Systems: Marine Protected Areas and Quorum Sensing

Lee, Jo Ann, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Keesling
- Title: A Simulation Model for the Spread of Citrus Greening via Transmission between Flush Shoots and Diaphorina Citri

Mico Umutesis, Delphine, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Estimating the Violation of the KKT Conditions

Newton, Robert, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Yuli Rudyak
- Title: On Lusternik-Schnirelmann Category of Connected Sums

Ouyang, Yuyuan, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Optimal First Order Methods for a Class of Non-Smooth Convex Optimization with Applications to Image Analysis

Richards, Trevor, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Michael Jury
- Title: On Level Curves and Conformal Equivalence of Meromorphic Functions

Shi, Jiangli, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Statistical Dependence Measure Based Multi-Model Image Registration and Registration Assisted Non-Parametric Image Segmentation

Stupiansky, Jillian, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Sergei Pilyugin
- Title: Mathematical Modeling of Citrus Greening

Zhang, Haili, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Mathematical Modeling for Image Segmentation and Restoration

Jacobsen, Karly, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Sergei Pilyugin
- Title: A Mathematical Model for Tumor Therapy with a Fusogenic Oncolytic Virus

Kutsak, Sergii, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Essential Manifolds with Extra Structure

Lee, Jin-Seop, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Image registration by using statistical information

Luery, Kristen, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Michael Jury
- Title: Composition Operators on Hardy Spaces of the Disk and Half-Plane

Maissen, James, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Title: Extensions of Group Actions and the Hilbert-Smith Conjecture

Raney, Lee, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Idempotent Elements in Blocks of p-Solvable Groups

Rosenfeld, Joel, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Michael Jury
- Title: Classes of Densely Defined Multiplication and Toeplitz Operators with Applications to Extensions of RKHS’s

Toska, Ferit, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Effective Symbolic Dynamics and Complexity

Wyman, Sebastian, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Closed Sets, Continuous Functions, and Symbolic Dynamics in the Arithmetic Hierarchy

### 2012

Posirca, Iulia, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Bregman Metrics and Their Applications

Browne, Cameron, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Sergei Pilyugin
- Title: Two Extensions of a Classical Within-Host Virus Model

Castillo-Gil, Miriam, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Michael Jury
- Title: Functions of Positive Real Part of the Unit Ball of a Normed Space

Chen, Fuhua, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Multiphase Image Segmentation Based on Intensity Statistics: Modeling and Applications

Gregus, Jan, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Summers Stephan
- Title: Geometric Modular Action in 5-Dimensional Minkowski Space

Brennan, Joseph, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Classification of Certain Families of Finite P-Groups

Prosper, Olivia, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Maia Martcheva
- Title: Modeling Heterogeneities in Malaria

Shao, Anqi, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Liqing Yan
- Title: A Fast and Exact Simulation for CIR Process

Sun, Pengyi, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Liqing Yan
- Title: Liquidity Risk Measurement and Management

Zuhr, Erica, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Jay Gopalakrishnan
- Title: A Generalized Keller-Segel Model

### 2011

DeRoy, Swati, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Maia Martcheva
- Title: Hepatitis C Infection in the Human Liver: Viral Dynamics, Treatment and Related Side-Effects

Bhattacharya, Souvik, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Maia Martcheva
- Title: Oscillations in a Size-Structured Prey Predator Model

Gentimis, Athanasios, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Properties of Groups at Infinity

Ledis, Dennis, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Louis Block
- Title: Semi-Conjugacies to Tent Maps, Transitivity and Patterns, and Inverse Limit Spaces

Ndangali, Remy Friends, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Sergei Shabanov
- Title: Electromagnetic bound states in the radiation continuum and second harmonic generation in double arrays of periodic dielectric structures

Ducey, Joshua, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Peter Sin
- Title: Problems in Algebraic Combinatorics

Sankarpersad, Ryan, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Liqing Yan
- Title: Optimal Investment and Consumption Portfolio Choice Probem for Assets Modeled by Levy Processes

Ye, Xiaojing, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Mathematical Models and Fast Numerical Algorithms in Medical Image Analysis

### 2010

Harrington, Jason, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Philip Boyland
- Title: Topological Efficiency of Stirring with Obstacles

Balasubramanian, Sriram, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Orbits of the Actions of Finite Solvable Groups

Smith, Aaron, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Philip Boyland
- Title: Using Ulam’s Method to Test for Mixing

Debhaumik, Anales, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Hidden Subgroup Problem

Fisher, Andrew, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Paul Robinson
- Title: Hyperlink Manifolds

Morofushi, Yuri, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Richard Crew
- Title: P-Adic Theory of Exponential Sums on the Affine Line

Oh, Minah, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Jay Gopalakrishnan
- Title: Efficient Solution Techniques for Axisymmetric Problems

Phan, Dung, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Topics in Global Optimization: Ellipsoidal Bisection, Graph Partitioning and Sparse Reconstruction

### 2009

Luo, Jiangtao, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Functional Mapping of Dynamic Systems

Arslan, Ogul, Ph.D. in July

- Advisor: Peter Sin
- Title: Some Algebraic Problems from Coding Theory

Tan, Shuguang, Ph.D. in July

- Advisor: Jayadeep Gopalakrishnan
- Title: Iterative Solvers for Hybridized Finite Element Methods

Bonner, Timothy, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: The Characters and Commutators of Finite Groups

Yang, Yong, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Orbits of the Actions of Finite Solvable Groups

### 2008

Dashti, Ali, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Effective Symbolic Dynamics
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0022083

Nguyen, Hung Ngoc, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Pham Tiep
- Title: Representations of Finite Groups of Lie Type
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0022445

Coleman, Micah, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Miklos Bona
- Title: Asymptotic Enumeration in Pattern Avoidance and in the Theory of Set Partitions and Asymptotic Uniformity
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0022066

Sabuwala, Adnan, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Shari Moskow
- Cochair: Jay Gopalakrishnan
- Title: Convergence Study of Spectrally Matched Grids in the Presence of Non-Smooth Data and Anisotropy
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0022060

Venkataraman, Prabhu, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Richard Crew
- Title: The 2-Lien of a 2-Gerbe
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0021903

Brodhead, Paul, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Computable Aspects of Closed Sets
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0022003

Zeng, Qingguo, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Image Analysis and Medical Image Registration

### 2007

Strich, Robert, Ph.D. in November

- Advisor: Stephen Summers
- Title: Passive states and essential observers in algebraic quantum field theory
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0021653

Zheng, Xiqiang, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Andrew Vince
- Cochair: Gerhard Ritter
- Title: Efficient Fourier transforms on hexagonal arrays
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0017518

Aslan, Beyza Çalışkan, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Continuous approach to the lightning discharge
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0019659

Chen, Pengwen, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Cochair: Murali Rao
- Title: Bregman metrics and their applications
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0021037

Guo, Weihong, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Medical image segmentation and diffusion weighted magnetic resonance image analysis
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0019720

Liu, Juan, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Murali Rao
- Title: Information theoretic content and probability
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0019613

Smith, Justin I., Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Discrete groups from a coarse perspective
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0019545

Turygin, Yuri A., Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Borsuk-Ulam property of finite group actions on manifolds and applications
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0020106

Keeran, Willard S., Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Sergei Pilyugin
- Title: Coexistence in a feedback-mediated chemostat
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0019382

### 2006

Zahnen, Jeffrey A., Ph.D. in November

- Advisor: Bernard Mair
- Title: Penalized maximum likelihood methods in emission tomography
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0015871

Bhat, Yermal Sujeet, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Shari Moskow
- Title: A Multiscale Analysis of PDE Modeling Voltage Potential
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0013793

Nenciu, Adriana, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Characters of Finite Groups
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0014824

Zhang, Hongchao, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Gradient Methods for Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0013703

Tweddle, J. Christopher, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Minimization of Linear Growth Functionals of Measure
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0013736

Gray, Peter, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: Nicolae Dinculeanu
- Title: The Predictable Projection and the Predictable Dual Projection of a Two Parameter Stochastic Process

### 2005

An, Jung-ha, Ph.D. in November

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Cochair: David Groisser
- Title: Various Methods in Shape Analysis and Image Segmentation and Registration

Jakimovik, Slagjana, Ph.D. in July

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Cochair: Louis Block
- Title: On the Classification of Inverse Limit Spaces of Tent Maps
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0011603

Thiruvenkadam, Sheshadri, Ph.D. in July

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Cochair: David Groisser
- Title: Partial Differential Equations (PDE) and Variational Methods Applied to Medical Image Analysis

Kozinski, Jason, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Abstract Bilinear Integration and Applications

Rojas-Rebolledo, Diego, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: William J. Mitchell
- Title: Approximations to the Strength of ODA-determinancy and Applying Determinacy to Porosity

Huang, Shu-Jen, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Multiscale Discretization of Electric-Field Equations

Smith, Rebecca, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Miklos Bona
- Title: Combinatorial Algorithms Involving Pattern Containing and Avoiding Permutations
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0009783

Warren, Daniel, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Miklos Bona
- Title: Optimizing the Packing Behavior of Layered Permutation Patterns
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0009840

Sheu, Yuan-Chyuan, Ph.D. in February

- Advisor: Jindrich Zapletal
- Title: Partition Properties and Halpern-Lauchli Theorem on the Cmin Forcing

### 2004

Melikohov, Sergey, Ph.D. in November

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Geometry of Link Invariants
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0008351

Huang, Feng, Ph.D. in September

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Applications of Variational PDE Models in Medical Image Processing
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0004327

Uddin, Zia, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Structures Subject to Space Complexity

Carrera, Ricardo, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: Operators on the Category of Archemedean Lattice-Ordered Groups

Griffiths, William, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Miklos Bona
- Title: On Integer Solutions to Systems of Linear Equations

Zenk, Eric, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: Subset Systems and Generalized Distributive Lattices

Sadykov, Rustam, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Singularities of Smooth Maps
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0004282

### 2003

Wunderli, Thomas, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Partial Differential Equations Based Image Processing

### 2002

Mocialca, Oana, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Nicolae Dinculeanu
- Title: Additive Summable Processes and Their Stochastic Integral
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3065967

Bell, Gregory, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Alexander Dranishnikov
- Title: Asymptotic Dimension of Groups
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3065905

Lokvancic, Mahir, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Murali Rao
- Title: Semigroup Perturbations of Martingales
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3056757

### 2001

Ssembatya, Vincent, Ph.D. in November

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Title: Homeomorphisms of Knaster Continua
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3039817

Lataille, Jeffrey, Ph.D. in October

- Advisor: Peter Sin
- Title: The Elementary Divisors of Incidence Matrices between Certain Subspaces of a Finite Symplectic Space
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3039788

Bodmann, Bernhard, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: John Klauder
- Title: Berezin-Toeplitz Quantization by Wiener-Regularized
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/ank7078

Krishnamoorthy, Vishwanath, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Helmut Voelklein
- Title: Invariants of Binary Forms
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3027539

Riazati, Farzan, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: On the Lattice of Pi-0-1 Classes
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3027580

White, Richard, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Stephen Summers
- Title: An Algebraic Characterization of Minkowski Space
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3009979

Shaska, Tanush, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Helmut Voelklein
- Title: Curves of Genus Two Covering Elliptic Curves
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p3009967

### 2000

Tomerlin, Andrew, Ph.D. in October

- Advisor: Scott McCullough
- Title: Representation and Realization of Bounded Holomorphic Functions Defined on a Polydomain
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p9997875

Yi, Tae-il, Ph.D. in July

- Advisor: Beverly L. Brechner
- Title: A Classification of Tree and Application of Topology and Graph Theory to Neurosurgery
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p9984516

De la Cruz, Omar, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: William J. Mitchell
- Title: Three Topics in Set Theory: Finiteness and Choice, Cardinality of Compact Spaces, and Singular Jonsson Cardinals
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p9984407

Swearingen, Michael, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Joseph Glover
- Title: The Risk-Spread Option in a Potential Theoretic Framework
- URL: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/ana6086

Chastain, Stacey, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Yunmei Chen
- Title: Geometric Evolution Equations
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p9976522

Zapata, Jaime, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: The Generalized Matrix Product and Fast Fourier Transform for Permutohedral Aggregates
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p9976630

Vanderbilt, Amy, Ph.D. in February

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Common Derivations in Locally Determined Nonmonotonic Rule Systems and Their Complexity entitle
- URL: http://wwwlib.umi.com/cr/ufl/fullcit?p9976615

### 1999

Brask, David Aaron, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Joseph Glover
- Title: Arbitrage Pricing of Several New Exotic Options: The Partial Tunnel and Get-Out Options

Van, Tri Pham Minh, Ph.D. in July

- Advisor: Gang Bao
- Title: Approximation Methods in Fiber Optics

Leaning, Jeffrey S., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: William J. Mitchell
- Title: Disassociated Indiscernibles

Florig, Martin, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Stephen Summers
- Title: Geometric Modular Actions

Kimber, Chawne M., Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: Prime Ideals in Rings of Continuous Functions

Park, Soon Chul, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: A Continuous Quadratic Programming Approach to Two-set Graph Partitioning

### 1998

Chastain, Scott, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Paul Robinson
- Title: Geometric Quantization on Symplectic Tori

Bereczky, Aron, Ph.D. in November

- Advisor: John Thompson
- Title: On the Density of Generating Pairs in Finite Projective Special Linear Groups and Projective Symplectic Groups of Odd Characteristic

Carroll, Raymond, Ph.D. in October

- Advisor: Bernard Mair
- Title: An Orthogonal Series Approach to Positron Emission

Clancy, Robert, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Scott McCullough
- Title: Homological Algebra of Hilbert Spaces Endowed with a Complete Nevanlinna Pick Kernel

Du, Zhaowei, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Alexandre Turull
- Title: Schur Indices of Projective Representations of Hyperoctahedral Groups

Krishnamurthi, Chithra, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Title: Self-Similar Sets in Complete Metric Spaces

McGovern, Warren G., Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: Algebraic and Topological Properties of C(X) and the F-topology

### 1997

Muthu, Muthiah, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Nicolae Dinculeanu
- Title: The Stochastic Integral of Process Measures

Finn, Robert, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: Homological Features of Rings of Continuous Functions

Lone, Amjad, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Murali Rao
- Title: Generalized Poisson Distributions

Wang, Xibing, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Joseph Glover
- Title: A Construction of Multidimensional Reflected h-Brownian Motion

### 1996

Moser, William Ray , Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Douglas Cenzer
- Title: Approximation Methods in Inductive Inference

Peterson, Kevin, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Neil White
- Title: The Stress Spaces of Bipartite Frameworks

Sussner, Peter, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: Morphological Decomposition Problems in Computer Vision

Underhill, Brandon, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Joseph Glover
- Title: Some Problems in Approximation Theory

### 1995

Pulapaka, Hari, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Andrew Vince
- Title: Non-Revisiting Paths and Cycles in Polyhedral Maps

Crosby, Frank J., Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: Maxpolynomials and Morphological Template Decomposition

Shih, Chun-Liang, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Active Set Strategy in Optimization

### 1994

Valaristos, Antonio, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Louis Block
- Title: Period Doubling Patterns and Equiconvity of Iterates in One Dynamics

Daniels, Frank Emmett, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Krishnaswami Alladi
- Title: The Rank Parity Function of Srinivasa Rammanujan

Jamieson, Michael W., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Rick Smith
- Title: Set Theory with a Universal Set

Li, Lin, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Integration in Locally Convex Spaces

Reti, Zoltan, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Krishnaswami Alladi
- Title: Five Problems in Combinatorial Number Theory

Dowd, Michael Francis, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Peter Sin
- Title: Some 1-Cohomology Computations for Groups of Lie Type of Rank 4 in Characteristic 3

Radas, Sonja, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Chat Yin Ho
- Title: PSL
*(3,q)*as a Totally Irregular Collineation Group

### 1993

Sarmah, Purandar, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: William Hager
- Title: Application of Eigenvalue Sensitivity and Eigenvector Sensitivity in Eigencomputations

Griffin, Kristine L., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Chat Yin Ho
- Title: PSL
*(2,q)*Acting Totally Irregularly on Finite Projective Planes

Lee, Joo Sung, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Beverly L. Brechner
- Title: Hilbert-Smith Conjecture and Prime End Theory on 3-Manifolds

Song, Renming, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Joseph Glover
- Title: Feynman-Kac Semigroups with discontinuous Additive Functionals, Gauge Theorems, and Applications to Dirichlet Problems

Yang, Yongzhi, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Andrew Vince
- Title: A Counting Formula for Edge Reconstruction of Graphs

Sikic, Hrvoje, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Murali Rao
- Title: Superprocesses

Zhu, Huizia, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: The Generalized Matrix Product and Its Applications in Signal Processing

### 1992

Burkett, John C., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Arun K. Varma
- Title: On Some Problems of Interpolation and Approximation Theory

Dhavakodi, Salai T., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Krishnaswami Alladi
- Title: On the Parity of the Number of Some Prime Factors of Integers

Woodward, Scott David, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: On Commutative
*f*-Rings Which Are Rich in Idempotents

Gu, Xiao-Ping, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Albert Fathi
- Title: Hausdorff Dimension of Some Invariant Sets

### 1991

Basavaraj, Udai, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Neil White
- Title: Screw Theory and Lie Groups: The Two Faces of Robotics

Kitto, Cyrus L., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: David A. Drake
- Title: Some Problems in Blocking Sets

Kitto, Wei Z., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: David C. Wilson
- Title: An Isomorphism Theorem Between the Extended Generalized Balanced Ternary Numbers and the
*p*-Adic Integers

Reinke, Edward, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Integration of Locally Convex Valued Functions

Li, Shihai, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Louis Block
- Title: Chaos, Recurrence and Inverse Limit Spaces

### 1990

Manseur, Zohra Z., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: Decomposition and Inversion of Convolution Operators

Fujimoto, Ichiro, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Gerard G. Emch
- Title: CP-Convexity and its Applications

McMillan, Timothy, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Neil White
- Title: Invariants of Antisymmetric Tensors

Vondracek, Zoran, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Murali Rao
- Title: Special classes of Excessive Functions Satisfying Harnack’s Principle

### 1989

Davidson, Jennifer, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: Lattice Structures in the Image Algebra and Applications to Image Processing

### 1988

Bartolomeo, Jerry, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Roberto Triggiani
- Title: Uniform Stabilization of the Euler-Bernoulli Equation with Active Dirichlet and Non-Active Neuman Boundary Feedback Controls

Neal, David, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Optional Stochastic Integration in Hilbert Space with Applications to Nuclear Spaces

Lindsey, Charles, Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Nicolae Dinculeanu
- Title: Two-Parameter Stochastic Processes with Finite Variations

### 1987

Choudury, Gilbert, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Irena Lasiecka
- Title: Fully Discrete Galerkin Approximately of Parabolic Boundary Value Problems with Nonsmooth Boundary Data

Davis, Steven, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Single Valued and Set Valued Integrals in Locally Convex Spaces

### 1986

Gader, Paul, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: Image Algebra Techniques for Parallel Computations of the Discrete Fourier Transform and General Linear Transforms

Howell, Gary, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Arun K. Varma
- Title: Error Bounds for Polynomial and Spline Interpolation

### 1985

Sousa, Michael, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Set Valued Integrals

### 1984

Chang, Sung Kay, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Irena Lasiecka
- Title: Riccati Equations for Nonsymmetric and Nondissipative Hyperbolic Systems with
*L*-Boundary Controls_{2}

Kurihara, Eiji, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Title: Essential Families, Mappings in Dimension Theory and Hereditarily Infinite Dimensional Spaces

### 1983

Mason, Dorothy Alice, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: David C. Wilson
- Title: Open Mappings and Dimensions

### 1982

Toledo Manzur, Juan Antonio, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Beverly L. Brechner
- Title: Finite and Compact Actions on Chainable and Tree-Like Continua

Wijesinha, Alexander Leonard, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Minimal Class Theorems in Measure Theory

Dow, Stephen J., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: David A. Drake
- Title: Partial Projective Planes

Kenoyer, David B., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Jorge Martinez
- Title: Generalization of Ideal Theory

Mayer, John C., Ph.D. in May

- Advisor: Beverly L. Brechner
- Title: Embeddings of Plane Continua and the Fixed Point Property

### 1981

Hsieh, Lienzu L., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Convergence Theorems for Vector Integrals

### 1980

Livada, Panos E., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: S. S. Chen
- Title: Domains of
*t*-Holomorphy on a Banach Space

Johnson, Carolyn R., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: An Integer Valued Hausdorff Like Metric

Osteen, Robert E., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: Algebras of Covers

Turman, Eleanor G., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Mark L. Teply
- Title: Supplementary Semilattice Sums of Rings

Boyles, Stephanie M., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: A Counter-Example to the Bounded Orbit Conjecture

### 1979

Winslow, Alicia B., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Title: Compacta in the Stone-Cech Remainder of
*R*^{n}

Winslow, David G., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
- Title: Periodic Homeomorphisms on
*S*and^{2}×(0,1)*R*^{3}

Chen, Raymond, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Vasil M. Popov
- Title: Output Feedback Stabilization of Linear Systems

Howorka, Edward R., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: S. M. Ulam
- Title: On Discrete Metrics and Betweenness Relations

Smith, Robert W., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Convergence Theorems for Abstract Asymptotic Martingales

### 1978

Davis, Danny Nevin, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Mark L. Teply
- Title: The Prime Discriminant Factorization of Discriminants of Algebraic Number Fields

Hsieh, John-Tien, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Mark P. Hale
- Title: Fusion of
*p*-Elements in Symmetric Groups

Quesada Rettschlag, Antonio, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Mark L. Teply
- Title: Properties of Twisted Semigroup Rings

Yamamoto, Yutaka, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Rudolf E. Kalman
- Title: Realization Theory of Infinite-Dimensional Linear Systems

Riddle, Fay A., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: Bivariegated Graphs and Their Isomophism

Carter, P. H., Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: R. Daniel Mauldin
- Title: An Improvement of the Poincaré-Birkhoff Fixed Point Theorem

### 1977

Yoon, Yong Joon, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: Vasil M. Popov
- Title: Stability of an Infinite System of Differential Equations

### 1976

Limsui, E., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Vector Integration in Tensor Product Spaces and Compactness in Lebesque-Type Spaces

Sontag, Eduardo D., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Rudolf E. Kalman
- Title: On the Internal Realization of Polynomial Response Maps

Hwang, Rong Chfoo, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Charles P. Luehr
- Title: Projection Operator Method for the
*SU(2)*, Clebsch Gordan Coefficients and Map of Even Spin-Tensors into Tensors and Functions on Euclidean 3-Space in the Theory of*SU(2)*

### 1975

Barnhardt, J. B., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Kermit N. Sigmon
- Title: Distributive Topological Groupoids

Sanders, Esther Lee Kinsley, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: Independent Sets and Tree Structures

Felt, James E., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: James E. Keesling
- Title: Some Contributions to Shape Theory

### 1974

Hu, Hung-Tzaw, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Kermit N. Sigmon
- Title: Continuum Semigroups with Midunit

Keppler, Karl J., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: E. Shult
- Title: Centralizers of Involutions and Doubly Transitive Groups

Story, Donald P., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Tensor Products of Spaces of Measures and Vector Integration in Tensor Product Spaces

Bacon, Phyrne Y., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: David A. Drake
- Title: Coordinatized Hjelmslev Planes

Mills, Terry, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Arun K. Varma
- Title: Some Problems in Approximation Theory

### 1973

Chinda, Kewal Parkash, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: E. Shult
- Title: Structure Theory of Finite, Compact and Connected Semigroups

Fenrick, Maureen Helen, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: Mark L. Teply
- Title: Conditions under which all Preradicals are Torsion or Perfect Torsion Radicals

### 1972

Witte, Franklin P., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Vector Measures and Stochastic Integration

Bronowitz, R., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: Mark L. Teply
- Title: Decomposition of Torsion Theorem

Todd, Aaron R., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Linear Baire Spaces and Analogs of Convex Baire Spaces

Ivey, George Edward, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Tensor Methods in the Representation of
*SU(2)*

McGranery, Clark R., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Boundary Points in Real Topologicals Semigroup Acts

### 1971

Anson, Dennis Raymond, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: Ordered Recursions

Goulding, Thomas L., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: G. E. Strecker
- Title: Regular Hereditary Subcategories

Hajek, Darrell Wayne, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: G. E. Strecker
- Title: Almost Hausdorff Extensions

Jewett, Robert Stanley, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Generalizations of the Vitali-Hahn-Saks and Nikodym Theorems

McDill, Jean Marie, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: G. E. Strecker
- Title: Categorical Embeddings and Linearizations

Walker, Harry D. , Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: James K. Brooks
- Title: Strongly Bounded, Finitely Additive Vector Measures and Weak Sequential Compactness

Crummer, Arthur, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: Philip Bacon
- Title: Topological Means

Wright, Reverdy Edmond, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: R. G. Selfridge
- Title: Finite Automata

Fay, Temple Harold, Ph.D. in March

- Advisor: G. E. Strecker
- Title: Relation Theory in Category

### 1970

Robbie, Desmond Alexander, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Some Theorems on Binary Topological Algebras

Brooks, Burrow P., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: W. E. Clark
- Title: Corings in the Category of Rings

Chae, Younki, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Topological Multigroups

Maxwell, Stephen J., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: W. E. Clark
- Title: Certain Well-Factored Categories

Williams, Louis F. , Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: R. G. Selfridge
- Title: Computable Functions

### 1969

Khuri, Andrawus I., Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Applications of Papkovitch Functions to Three Dimensional Thermo Elastic Problems

Smith, Linda Joe Wahl, Ph.D. in December

- Advisor: G. E. Strecker
- Title: Natural Compactification of Lattices

Norris, Eugene Michael, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: Some Structure Theorems for Topological Machines

### 1968

Kellett, John Michael, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: W. E. Clark
- Title: A Torsion Theory for Modules Over Rings Without Identities

Spears, William Thomas, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: W. E. Clark
- Title: On the Global Dimension of Categories of Diagrams

### 1967

Shershin, Anthony Connors, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Results Concerning the Schutzenberger-Wallace Theorem

Rho, Jae Chul, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: Zoran R. Pop-Stojanovic
- Title: Spectra on Generalized Dunford Integral

### 1966

Asadulla, Syed, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: On the Existence of a Primative (Properly or Improperly) Ternary Quadratic Form Associated with a Given Determinant

Bondelid, Myron Anton, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Optimization Theory for Multivariate Regression Analysis of Satellite and Space Navigation Systems

Choe, Tae Ho, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Compact Topological Lattices

Martin, Charles Karter, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: W. E. Clark
- Title: Distinguished Rings of Linear Transformations

Richardson, Robert Lee, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: F. M. Sioson
- Title: Topological
*m*-Groups

Sigmon, Kermit Neal, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Topological Means

Borrego, Joseph Thomas , Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: On Borusk’s Paste Job and Related Topics

Greechie, Richard Joseph, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: David J. Foulis
- Title: Orthomodular Lattices

McWaters, Marcus Mott , Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: A. R. Bednarek
- Title: Cohomology for Normal Spaces

Santos, Alicia Hidalgo, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: John E. Maxfield
- Title: A Noncontaminating Iterative Process for Determining the Zeros of a Polynomial

### 1965

Bevis, Jean Harwell, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: David J. Foulis
- Title: Quantifiers and Dimension Equivalence Relations on Orthomodular Lattices

Catlin, Donald Edward, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: David J. Foulis
- Title: Implicativity and Irreducibility in Orthomodular Lattices

Lin, Shwu-Yeng Tzeng, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Relations on Spaces

### 1964

LeVan, Marijo O’Connor, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: John E. Maxfield
- Title: Generalized Totients over Certain Classes of
*n*-Square Matrices

Day, Jane Maxwell, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: W. L. Strother
- Title: The Compact Open Topology for a Space of Relations and Certain Monotone Relations Which Preserve arcs, Pseudocircles and Trees

Lin, You-Feng, Ph.D. in April

- Advisor: A. D. Wallace
- Title: Theorems on Topological Semigroups

### 1963

Hatfield, Francis C., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: H. A. Meyer
- Title: Root-Powering of Polynomial Equations

### 1962

Duncan, Donal Lee, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: R. W. Cowan
- Title: Orthogonal Polynomial Solutions of a Class of Sixth Order Linear Differential Equations

Yeung, Shiu-Fong, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: The Use of Complex Variables for Obtaining the Stresses Near a Notch Bounded by a Circular Arc

Beverage, David Gavin, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: On the Representation of Integers by Positive Ternary Quadratic Forms

Fay, Edward Allen, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: John E. Maxfield
- Title: An Enumeration of the Sets of Non-Interfering Arithmetic Progressions with Specified Periods

### 1961

Cundiff, Joyce Coleman, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: R. W. Cowan
- Title: Confluent Cases of Second Order Linear Differential Equations with Four Singular Points

Hare, William Ray , Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: John E. Maxfield
- Cochair: J. W. Gaddum
- Title: Projective Convexity

Furman, Walter Laurie, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: F. W. Kokomoor
- Title: Mathematical Research in Latin American Universities

Kenelly, John Willis , Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: W. R. Hutcherson
- Title: An Involution of Period Seventeen

Tilley, John Leonard , Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Stress Distribution of a Rotating Limacon

### 1960

Hutcherson, Paul Henry, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: The Use of Complex Variables for Solving Certain Elasticity Problems Involving Intersecting Boundaries

Meux, John Wesley, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: R. W. Cowan
- Title: Orthogonal Polynomial Solutions of a Class of Fourth Order Linear Differential Equations

Frank, Stanley, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: W. R. Hutcherson
- Title: Certain Cyclic Involutory Mappings on Hyperspace Surfaces

### 1959

Bridgland, T. F. , Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: F. W. Kokomoor
- Title: Linear Filters on a Sequence Space

Crowson, Henry Lawrence, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: R. W. Cowan
- Title: A Study of a Linear Ordinary Second Order Differential Equation with Five Regular Singular Points

Muwafi, Amin A., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: On Pairs of Diophantine Equations

Allen, Wade Lee, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: John Moore
- Title: Complex Groups

### 1958

Robert, Leonidas Howard, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Effect on an Elliptic Disk of Orthotropic Material on the Stress Distribution in an Orthotropic Plate

Thoro, Dmitri Elias, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: On the Representation of Integers by Indefinite Ternary Quadratic Forms

Andrus, Jan Frederick, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Cochair: A. T. Butson
- Title: Partially Ordered Ideal Preserving Groups

Greiner, John Williams, Ph.D. in February

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: Problem on Pellian Equation

### 1957

Wilson, James Blake, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: On Orthotropic Circular Disk Subjected to it’s Own Weight When Supported at a Point

Yates, Richard Lee, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: On Waring’s Problem with Cubic Functions

### 1956

Hajab, Wasfi, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Application of Papkovitch Functions to 3-D Problems of Elasticity

Neff, John David, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: R. W. Cowan
- Title: A Study of Heun’s Differential Equation

Neff, Mary Muskoff, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: R. G. Blake
- Title: On Lattice-Ordered Rings

Lytle, Ernest James , Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: H. A. Meyer
- Title: The Determination of Some Distributions for Which the Midrange is an Efficient Estimator of the Mean

### 1955

Gephart, Landis S., Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: H. A. Meyer
- Title: A Study of the Effect of Non-Normality on Sampling Distributions of the Range

### 1954

Horton, Thomas Roscoe, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: On the Equivalence of Quadratic Forms

Bagley, Robert Walter, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: David Ellis
- Title: The Topolattice and Permutation Group of an Infinite Set

Childress, Noel Arthur, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: W. R. Hutcherson
- Title: Surfaces Obtained from Involutions Generated by Homographics of Periods Three, Five, and Thirteen

Patterson, Paul Bryan, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: E. H. Hadlock
- Title: Almost Regular Forms

Lehman, Alfred Baker, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: David Ellis
- Title: On Metric Lattices

### 1953

Morse, Walter Priest, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: F. W. Kokomoor
- Title: An Analysis of the Development of Celestial Navigation

Low, Emmett Francis , Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Vertical Loading on a Straight Boundary of an Orthotropic Plate

Blake, Robert George, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: The Solution of Certain Problems of Plane Strain in Laminated Orthotropic Structures by Means of Polynomials

Gormsen, Svend Theodore, Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: W. R. Hutcherson
- Title: Maps of Certain Algebraic Curves Invariant Under Cyclic Involutions of Periods Three, Five and Seven

Sprinkle, H. D., Ph.D. in January

- Advisor: David Ellis
- Title: Topology in
*B*-Metric Spaces

### 1952

English, Julius Clyde, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Stress Concentrations in Infinite Orthotropic Plates

Morelock, James Crutchfield, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: W. R. Hutcherson
- Title: Invariants with Respect to Special Projective Transformations

Young, John William, Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: R. W. Cowan
- Title: Non-Classical Orthogonal Polynomials

Conkling, Randall Murray, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: David Ellis
- Title: On Metric Algebras

Findley, George Bernard, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: The Effect of Certain Types of Small Holes on the Stresses in Uniformly Loaded Isotropic Plate

Walters, Kenneth C., Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Effect of Uniform Displacement on the Stress Distribution of a Wood Plate

### 1951

Miller, William G., Ph.D. in August

- Advisor: C. G. Phipps
- Title: The Mathematics of Production and Consumption in a Static Economy

### 1950

Owens, Alvin Jewel, Ph.D. in June

- Advisor: C. B. Smith
- Title: Effect of a Rigid Elliptic Disk on the Stress Distribution in an Orthotropic Plate