Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The following faculty are looking for undergraduate students to advise:

Disease models;
background: DE and Analysis I

Research Advisor: Braselton, James, M.S.

Call-center schedule creation as a stochastic optimization problem;
Treat a continuous-time decision process as a discrete-time process by choosing the interval between decision-making times.

Research Advisor: Carden, Stephen, Ph.D.

Numerical methods for solving integral equations
Nonparametric statistics (in particular bootstrapping and exact test)
Statistical design and analysis of experiments
Statistical quality control; mathematics/statistics education

Research Advisor: Champ, Charles, Ph.D.

Mathematical modeling in life sciences;
Computational mathematics, and applied analysis

Research Advisor: Chen, Zhan, Ph.D.

Dessins d’enfants;
Tropical geometry

Research Advisor: Dillies, Jimmy, Ph.D.

Probability and encoding problems;
enumerating interesting subsets of permutations 

Research Advisor: Gray, Daniel, Ph.D.

Data analytics; image compression, image recognition;
model reduction; graph searching; flow network;

Research Advisor: Iacob, Emil, Ph.D.

Tropical curves

Research Advisor: Lakuriqi, Enka, Ph.D.

Conic optimization, semidefinite optimization
Next tabular data protection in statistical databases

Research Advisor: Lesaja, Goran, Ph.D.

Riemann – Roch theorem of algebraic curves, geometric  combinatorics, heat equations on differential manifolds

Research Advisor: Lin, Yi, Ph.D.

Model theory, computability theory, set theory

Research Advisor: Michalski, Greg, Ph.D.

Commutative algebra, homological algebra;
algebraic aspects of number theory;
basics in algebraic topology.

Research Advisor: Nasseh, Saeed, Ph.D.

Teaching and learning of mathematics of pre-service teachers (primarily K-8 level) and undergraduate students;
professional development, motivation to learn mathematics

Research Advisor: Nguyen, Ha, Ph.D.

Some knowledge on PDEs, Finite Elements and numerical methods

Research Advisor: Piltner, Reinhard, Ph.D.

Integer partitions, integer compositions​

Research Advisor: Sills, Andrew, Ph.D.

Combinatorics and Graph Theory;
Number Theory, Modelling, Math Music

Research Advisor: Wang, Hua, Ph.D.

Math modeling, control systems (design and analysis);
Digital filters design/analysis

Research Advisor: Wu, Yan, Ph.D.

Partial Differential Equations and applications in Biology, physics and fluid mechanics

Research Advisor: Zhao, Chunshan, Ph.D.

Numerical and Analytical Construction of Ground and Excited States for BEC;
Euler and Navier-Stokes Equations with Poisson-Pressure Method

Research Advisor: Zheng, Shijun, Ph.D.

Computed tomography, image processing

Research Advisor: Zhu, Jiehua, Ph.D.

Dynamical systems of ODEs
Reaction diffusion equations, pattern formation (PDEs)

Research Advisor: Zou, Yuting, Ph.D.

Last updated: 9/18/2018

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