Ph.D. Alumni

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

Nguyen, Hung Ngoc, Ph.D. in May

Coleman, Micah, Ph.D. in April

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

Brodhead, Paul, Ph.D. in March

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

Zheng, Xiqiang, Ph.D. in August

Aslan, Beyza Çalışkan, Ph.D. in April

Chen, Pengwen, Ph.D. in April

Guo, Weihong, Ph.D. in April

Liu, Juan, Ph.D. in April

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

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

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

2006

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

Bhat, Yermal Sujeet, Ph.D. in April

Nenciu, Adriana, Ph.D. in April

Zhang, Hongchao, Ph.D. in April

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

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

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

Warren, Daniel, Ph.D. in March

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

Huang, Feng, Ph.D. in September

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

2003

Wunderli, Thomas, Ph.D. in June

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

2002

Mocialca, Oana, Ph.D. in May

Bell, Gregory, Ph.D. in April

Lokvancic, Mahir, Ph.D. in April

2001

Ssembatya, Vincent, Ph.D. in November

Lataille, Jeffrey, Ph.D. in October

Bodmann, Bernhard, Ph.D. in April

Krishnamoorthy, Vishwanath, Ph.D. in April

Riazati, Farzan, Ph.D. in April

White, Richard, Ph.D. in April

Shaska, Tanush, Ph.D. in March

2000

Tomerlin, Andrew, Ph.D. in October

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

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

Swearingen, Michael, Ph.D. in June

Chastain, Stacey, Ph.D. in April

Zapata, Jaime, Ph.D. in April

Vanderbilt, Amy, Ph.D. in February

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 L2-Boundary Controls

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 Rn

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

      • Advisor: Gerhard X. Ritter
      • Title: Periodic Homeomorphisms on S2×(0,1) and R3

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