Recent Ph.D. Graduates

2019

Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Philippe Dovoedo   Washington State OIC, WA   Alan Polansky   Maximum Likelihood Estimation for a Heavy-tailed Mixture Distribution
Ahmed S. A. Al-Jilawi   University of Babylon, Iraq   Nathan Krislock   Solving the Semidefinite Programming Relaxation of Max-cut Using an Augmented Lagrangian Method
Jie Huang   NIU, DeKalb, IL   Nader Ebrahimi   Bivariate Cure Rate Model Using Copula Function in Presence of Censored Data and Covariates
Suvo Chatterjee   NIH, Bethesda, MA   D. Ryu   Bayesian Functional Data Analysis over Dependent Regions and Applications for Identification of Differentially Methylated Regions
Hao Shen   Quicken Loans, Detroit, MI   D. Ryu   Applications of Bayesian Functional Data Analysis

2018

Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Sarah Wesley   InteQ, Oakbrook Terrace, IL   Doug Bowman   Variants of Fine Transformations
Yiqing Wang   Microsoft, Seattle, WA   Sanjib Basu, Nader Ebrahimi   A Dependent Competing Risks Model
Tatiana Dmitrieva   Advocate Health Care   Nader Ebrahimi   Improved Approximate Bayesian Computation Methods for Censored and Uncensored Data
Douglas MacClure   Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago   Alastair Fletcher   On Uniformly Quasiregular Solutions to the Schroder Functional Equation and Strongly Automorphic Mappings

2017

Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Erina Paul   Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI   Sanjib Basu   Approximate Bayesian Computation in Nonparametric Bayesian Models
Khulan Luvsandash   Incept Data Solutions, Herndon, VA   Nader Ebrahimi   Change Point Detection for Dependent Spatial-temporal Data
Sougata Dhar   University of Maine, Orono   Qingkai Kong   Lyapunov-Type Inequlalities and Applications to Boundary Value Problems

2016

Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Arnab Maity   Texas A&M (postdoc)   Sanjib Basu   Bayesian Variable Selection in Linear and Non-Linear Models
Benjamin Wallis   University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta   Gleb Sirotkin   The Almost Invariant Halfspace Problem
Andrew Wang   Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL   Harvey Blau   Constrained and Coxeter Table Algebras

2015

Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Tyler Mitchell   Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA   Harvey Blau   Fusion Rings with Degrees 1 and 4
Steven Kifowit   Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL   Greg Ammar   A Divide-And-Conquer Split Schur Algorithm
Herman Schaumburg   Piedmont Community College, Roxboro NC   Doug Bowman   Combinatorial Interpretations of Continued Fractions with Multiple Limit Points
Qi Jiang   Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, IL   Sanjib Basu   Flexible Modeling of Competing Risks and Cure Rate in Survival Analysis

2014

Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Caroline Kettlestrings   Nokia Co, Chicago, IL   Harvey Blau   A Classification of Class Two and Class Three Nilpotent Table Algebras
Angela Antonou   St. Francis University, Joliet IL   Harvey Blau   Characterization of Table Algebras by Their Multiplicities
Jeremy Chamberlain   Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL   Qingkai Kong   Nodal Solutions of Nonlocal Integral Boundary Value Problem
Allen Montz   Allstate Corporation, Northbrook, IL   Hamid Bellout, Fred Bloom   Some Bipolar Viscous Fluid Flow Problems in Rigid and Compliant Domains
Paul McCombs   Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL   Alan Zollman   Analysis of second Semester Calculus Students' Understanding of Series and Series Convergenee

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