# Lehigh Math Ph.D.'s since 1991

A list of all Lehigh Math Ph.D's

Link to copies of dissertations 2011 - present

- Gary Scott Stoudt
- January 1991
- Sequence Space Properties Related to the Wilansky Property
- advisor, Andrew K. Snyder
- now at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania

- Chaorong Chen
- January 1991
- Networks and Nonlinear Phenomena in Oxygen Transport to Tissue
- advisor, Eric P. Salathe
- now at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, California

- Carla Schultes
- June 1991
- Characteristic Classes of Totally Geodesic and Riemannian Foliations
- advisor, David L. Johnson

- Jian-hua Wang
- June 1991
- Extended Canonical Transformations and Their Applications to Systems of Partial Differential Equations
- advisor, Dominic Edelen

- Douglas C. Phillippy
- October 1991
- A Mathematical Analysis of a Biomechanical Model of the Foot
- now at Messiah College
- advisor, Eric P. Salathe

- Steven Thomas Dougherty
- June 1992
- Nets and Their Codes
- advisor, Edward F. Assmus, Jr.
- now at University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania

- Rebecca Ann Stoudt
- June 1992
- Multi-Objective Linear Programming Problems and Efficient Solutions with Respect to Non-Pointed Cones
- advisor, Murrary Schechter
- deceased

- Karl V. Kropp
- October 1992
- Asymptotics of a Free Boundary Problem Resulting From the Determination of an Amortizing Loans Refinance Option
- advisor, Gregory T. McAllister
- now at Center for Naval Analysis, Virginia

- Elias Dabeet
- January 1993
- Tests for Goodness of Fit Based on Folded Kernel Density Estimation
- advisors, B. K. Ghosh and Wei-Min Huang
- Al-Qods University, Ramallah

- Kimberly Rose
- January 1993
- Generalized Reed-Muller Codes and Finite Geometries
- advisor, Edward F. Assmus, Jr.

- Jeannette Janssen
- May 1993
- Even and Odd Latin Squares
- advisor, Edward F. Assmus, Jr.
- Now at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

- Camille McKayle
- May 1993
- Types of Differential Equations Using Polynomial Operators
- advisor, Gregory T. McAllister
- now at University of the Virgin Islands

- Phillip Aikey
- October 1993
- Sacks Reals with Vanishing Limit Points
- advisor, Lee J. Stanley

- Ismail Kocayusufuglu
- October 1993
- Volume Minimizing Codimension-1 Foliations of S^3
- advisor, David L. Johnson
- now teaching in Turkey

- Charles Redmond
- October 1993
- Boundary Rooted Graphs and Euclidean Matching Algorithms
- advisor, Joseph Yukich
- now at Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania

- Matthew Haines
- June 1994
- Ranks of Degenerate, Primitive CM Types
- advisor, Bruce A. Dodson
- now at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota

- Margaret Dodson
- October 1994
- Extended Runge-Kutta Monte-Carlo Methods
- advisor, Gilbert Stengle

- Robert Stolz
- June 1995
- Radon-Nikodym Property and Law of Large Numbers
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric
- now at University of the Virgin Islands

- Cathy S. Liebars
- June 1995
- Stochastic Differentiability in Maximum Likelihood Theory
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric
- now at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey

- Huajian Yang
- June 1995
- Stable homotopy types of stunted lens spaces mod 4
- advisor, Donald Davis
- now at Dominion Bank, Toronto

- Maureen Carroll
- October 1995
- Biorthogonal systems, bases, and the invariance of the Wilansky property
- advisor, Andrew Snyder
- now at University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania

- Rosemary Sullivan
- October 1996
- Crofton's theorem for parametrized families of convex polygons
- advisor, Bennett Eisenberg
- Now at West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania

- Ismet Karaca
- October 1996
- Nilpotence in the mod p Steenrod algebra
- advisor, Donald Davis
- now at Ege University, Turkey

- Kate McGivney
- January 1998
- Probabilistic limit theorems for combinatorial optimization problems
- advisor, Joseph Yukich
- now at Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

- Kuntal McElroy
- January 1998
- Stochastic analysis of Euclidean functionals
- advisor, Joseph Yukich
- now at Price Waterhouse

- Theresa Friedman
- January 1998
- Relating embedding properties with certain operator-theoretic properties
- advisor, Andrew Snyder
- now at Mesa State College

- Vitaly Zelov
- January 1998
- Immersions and embeddings of real projective spaces
- advisor, Donald Davis
- now at Agere Corp

- Julie Belock
- January 1999
- Random variable dilation equation and multidimensional prescale functions
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric
- Now at Salem State University, Salem, Massachusetts

- George Tessaro
- January 1999
- Some Conditions in which a Sequence Space Fails to have the Wilansky Property
- advisor, Andrew Snyder

- Elizabeth Kuehner Mauch
- May 1999
- Representations of Schmudgen Type for Semidefinite Functions
- advisor, Gilbert Stengle
- now at Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

- Darren Narayan
- May 2000
- The reversing number of a digraph
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- now at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

- Lyn Phy
- May 2000
- Applications of weak*-basic sequences and biorthogonal systems to questions in Banach space theory
- advisor, Andrew Snyder
- now at Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania

- Daniel Rose
- May 2000
- Asymptotic behavior of combinatorial optimization and proximity graphs on random point sets
- advisor, Joe Yukich
- Now at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor Township, New Jersey

- Michael Fisher
- May 2001
- Topics in v1-periodic homotopy theory
- advisor, Donald Davis
- Now at West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania

- Lisa Marano
- May 2001
- On the global and local moduli of continuity of Brownian motion with applications to mathematical finance
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric
- Now at West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania

- Tom Shimkus
- May 2002
- Immersions of 2-torsion lens spaces
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania

- Mike Fraboni
- May 2002
- Some q-convexity properties of coverings of convex manifolds
- advisor, Terry Napier
- Now at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

- Leyla Batakci
- June 2002
- Cohomology of the Steenrod algebra mod nilpotents
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

- John Frommeyer
- January 2003
- Arithmetic on free abelian groups
- advisor, Clifford Queen
- Now a Programmer/Analyst at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Miranda Teboh-Ewungkem
- May 2003
- Mathematical analysis of oxygen and substrate transport within a multicapillary system in skeltal muscle
- advisor, Eric Salathe
- Now at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

- Tracy Bowers
- May 2003
- Characterization of minimal submanifolds by total Gaussian curvature
- advisor, David Johnson
- Now programmer in industry

- Katarzyna Potocka
- May 2004
- Number of summands in v1-periodic homotopy groups of SU(n)
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at Ramapo College, NJ

- Beth Shimkus
- May 2004
- Limit theory for functionals on random bipartite sets
- advisor, Joe Yukich

- Trisha Moller
- May 2004
- t-split interval orders
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at Moravian College (part time)

- Francisco Ojeda
- January 2006
- Orthonormal expansions for Gaussian processes
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric
- Now at University of Simon Bolivar, Venezuela

- Brian Heinold
- May 2006
- Sum List Coloring and Choosability
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Md.

- Nate Shank
- May 2006
- Limit theorems for random Euclidean graphs
- advisor, Joe Yukich
- Now at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

- Murugiah Muraleetharan
- May 2006
- Evolution of curves by curvature flow
- advisor, David Johnson
- Now

- Nasrine Bendjilali
- May 2007
- New approaches to multiple comparisons
- advisor, Wei-Min Huang
- Now at Rowan University

- Clement Akongnwi Mformbele
- May 2007
- Time Dependent and Steady State Interaction Among Capillaries in Skeletal Muscle
- advisor, Eric Salathe
- Now at Georgia Gwinnett College

- Xiaoxue Li
- May 2007
- Some properties of the v1-periodic spectrum associated to exceptional Lie groups
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at Emory and Henry College

- Jennifer Gorman
- July 2007
- Nested Traveling Salesperson Problems
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now

- Ellen Panofsky
- May 2008
- Graph Labeling Problems with Distance Conditions
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at Cabrini College

- Patrick Gorman
- August 2008
- Stability of a terrestrial Planet in a planaetary System with a Hot Jupiter
- advisor,George McCluskey
- Now

- Joel Mohler
- May 2009
- Residues of Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series
- advisors, Gautam Chinta and Bruce Dodson
- Sofware developer

- Huiyu Qian
- May 2009
- On Data-driven Chi square statistics
- advisors, Bennett Eisenberg and Wei-Min Huang
- Now

- Nicholas Zoller
- August 2009
- Galois Groups of CM Fields of Degrees 12, 16, 18, 20 and 24
- advisor, Bruce Dodson
- Now at

- Charles Buehrle
- May 2010
- The Hecke Algebra of the Symmetric Group and the Quantum Immanant Space
- advisor, Mark Skandera
- Now at Harrisburg Area Community College

- Christopher Godbout
- May 2010
- On the Behavior of Chern-Simons Classes under Ricci Flow
- advisor, David Johnson

- Jonelle Hook
- May 2010
- The Classification of critical graphs and Star-critical Ramsey Numbers
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Maryland

- Justin Lambright
- May 2011
- A generalization of kazhdan and Lustzig's R-polnomials
- advisor, Mark Skandera
- Now at Anderson Unversity

- Melissa Stoner
- May 2011
- Existence and stability of Standing and Traveling Wave Solutions Arising from Synaptically Coupled Neuronal Networks
- advisor, Linghai Zhang
- Now at Salisbury State University

- Karen McCready
- May 2012
- Exponent bounds for SU(n)
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

- Meng Zhu
- May 2012
- On Stability and Rigidity of Gradient Ricci Solitons
- advisor, Huai-Dong Cao
- Now at Shanghai Center for Mathematics (Fudan University)

- Marina Skyers
- May 2012
- A Tale of Two Sequences: A Story of Convergence, Weak and Almost Sure
- advisor, Lee Stanley
- Now at

- Qiang Chen
- May 2013
- Some Uniqueness and Rigidity Results on Gradient Ricci Solitons
- advisor, Huai-Dong Cao
- Now at the University of Minnesota

- Brittany Shelton
- May 2013
- Combinatorial Interpretations of Induced Sign
- advisor, Mark Skandera
- Now at Albright College

- Breeanne Baker
- May 2013
- The k-Fixed-Endpoint Path Partition Problem
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at The Citadel

- Patricia Garmirian
- Sep 2013
- The Central Limit Theorem and the Estimation of the Concentration of Measure for Fractional Brownian Motion
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric
- Now at Tufts University

- Kathleen Ryan
- Sep 2013
- Degree Sequences of Edge-Colored Graphs in Specified Families and Related Problems
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at DeSales University, Center Valley, Pennsylvania

- Christopher Haines
- Jan 2014
- The Relative Advantage of Knowing an Initiation Time or a Mean Time When Estimating a Parameter from an Exponential Distribution Using Type-II Left Censored Data
- advisor, Bennett Eisenberg
- Now teaching at Soochow University

- Alexander Halperin
- May 2014
- Subdivisions with Distance Constraints in Large Graphs
- advisor, Vincent Coll and Coltoan Magnant
- Now at Salisbury State University

- Yingying Zhang
- May 2014
- Geometric Quantization of Classical Metrics on the Moduli Space of Canonical Metrics
- advisor, Huai-Dong Cao and Xioafeng Sun
- Now at

- Rivka Win
- Jan 2015
- Statistical Comparisons of Time Series
- advisor, Wei-Min Huang
- Now at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

- James T. Long
- May 2015
- Computational Topics in Infinite-Time Turing Computation
- advisor, Lee Stanley
- Now working as a computer programmer

- Matt Prudente
- May 2015
- Two-Player Variation of Graph Pebbling Computational Topics in Infinite-Time Turing Computation
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now at Alvernia University, Reading, Pennsylvania

- Samuel Clearman
- May 2016
- Combinatorial Aspects of Hecke Algebra Characters
- advisor, Mark Skandera
- Now at Google

- Xin Cui
- May 2016
- On Cuvature, Volume Growth and Uniqueness of Steady Ricci Solitons
- advisor, Huai-Dong Cao
- Now in MS program in Finance

- Sarah Dumnich
- May 2016
- A Measure Theoretic Approach to the Construction of Scaling Functions for Wavelets
- advisor, Vladimir Dobric and Robert Neel
- Now at St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania

- Cuneyt Ferahlar
- May 2016
- A Weitzenbock Formula for Compact Complex Manifolds and Application to the Hopf Conjecture in real dimension 6
- advisor, David Johnson
- Now

- Mackenzie Wildman
- May 2016
- The Dobric-Ojeda Process with Applications to Option Pricing and the Stochastic Heat Equation
- advisor, Daniel Conus and Vladimir Dobric
- Now

- Alex Borselli
- August 2016
- Galois Groups of CM Fields in Degrees 24, 28, and 30
- advisor, Bruce Dodson
- Now at St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania

- Aydin Gerek
- Jan 2017
- Hendry's Conjecture on Chordal Graph Subclasses
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now

- William Franczak
- May 2018
- K-Triviality and Computable Measures
- advisor, Lee Stanley
- Now

- Pamela Gordon
- May 2018
- Structural considerations for interval orders with length constrants
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now

- Caitlin Owens
- May 2018
- Forbidden Subgraphs for Hamiltonian Problems on 2-Trees
- advisor, Garth Isaak
- Now

- Steve Scheirer
- May 2018
- Topological complexity of graph configuration spaces
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio

- Robert Short
- May 2018
- Relative topological complexity of a pair
- advisor, Don Davis
- Now at John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio

- Aria Dougherty
- May 2019
- Regular Functionals on Seaweed Lie Algebras
- advisor, Vincent Coll
- Now

- Alan Dyson
- May 2019
- Existence, Uniqueness, and Stability of Traveling Waves in Neural Field Models
- advisor, Linghai Zhang
- Now at Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

- Alex Cameron
- August 2019
- Combinatorial Index Formulas for Lie Algebras of Seaweed Type and the Unbroken Spectrum of Frobenius Seaweeds
- advisor, Vincent Coll
- Now

- Nicholas Mayers
- May 2020
- advisor, Vincent Coll
- Now at Lehigh University

- Han Chen
- May 2021
- A Clustering-Based Analysis Procedure for Dynamic Models with Blocked Data and Its Applications
- advisor, Wei-Min Huang

- Thomas Dickson
- May 2021
- Intermittency and the Stochastic Logistic Differential Equation
- advisor, Daniel Conus
- now at the U. S. Census Bureau

- Jiangtao Yu
- May 2021
- Type II self-similar solutions to the Ricci flow and the mean curvature flow
- advisor, Huai-Dong Cao

- Alan Hylton
- January 2022
- On the Cohomology of Seaweed Algebras
- advisor, Vincent Coll
- now a Computer Engineer at NASA