Yusuf Olawale Afolabi (PhD 2023) Dissertation title: Development and Analysis of a Second-order Method for Nonlinear Time-Space Reaction-Diffusion Equations Over Time-Graded meshes and Construction of a Global-Type Rational Approximation to the Three-Parameter Mittag-Leffler Function Advisor: Bruce Wade Position upon graduation:
Arindam Sutradhar (PhD 2023) Dissertation title: Essential Codimension and Lifting Projections Advisor: Ping Wong Ng Position upon graduation: Visiting Assistant Professor Carroll College
Saptarshi Chakraberty (PhD 2023) Dissertation title: Construction of Confidence Intervals for Ratio of Normal means and for Ratio of Percentiles Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Research Associate Picard Center for Child Development
Faysal Ahmed Chowhury (PhD 2023) Dissertation title: Inference on Maxwell Distributions: One- and Two-Sample Problems Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor of Statistics,
Department of Mathematics, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida
Leah Elizabeth LeJeune (PhD 2023) Dissertation title: Dynamics of a Two-Strain Cholera Model with an Environmental Component Advisor: Cameron Browne Position upon graduation:Postdoctoral Associate (with Lauren Childs) Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech
Degree Awarded 2022
Rahul Chatterjee (PhD 2022) Dissertation title: Inferences for the bivariate probability distribution using Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern Copula Advisor: Nabendu Pal Position upon graduation: Instructor,
Mathematics Department,
UL Lafayette
Srijana Ghimire (PhD 2022) Dissertation title: Analysis of non-monotone dynamical systems : bifurcation theory of mutualism and traveling wave solutions in predator-prey models and viral transmission models Advisor: Xiang-Sheng Wang Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Tulsa Community College
Govinda Pageni (PhD 2022) Dissertation title: Study of a system of Caputo fractional differential equations with initial conditions via the Laplace transform method and applications Advisor: A.S. Vatsala Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor,
Mathematics Department, Florida State University Panama City
Joshua Caleb Macdonald (PhD 2022) Dissertation title: Population Dynamics Under Disturbance in Ecology and Epidemiology Advisor: Hayriye Gulbudak Position upon graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow The School of Zoology at Tel Aviv University
Bao Anh Trong Maddux (PhD 2022) Dissertation title: Statistical Intervals for Discrete Distributions: Hypergeometric and Negative Binomial Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
Degree Awarded 2021
Dun Liu (PhD 2021) Dissertation title: Bernstein Techniques in Global Optimization Advisor: R. Baker Kearfott Position upon graduation:
Rainey J. Lyons, Jr. (PhD 2021) Dissertation title: Modeling with Measures: Theoretical and Numerical Results Advisor: Azmy S. Ackleh Position upon graduation:
Thu Thi Nguyen (PhD 2021) Dissertation title: Optimization of Maximum Likelihood Function in the Presence of Missing Data Advisor: Bruce Wade Position upon graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway
Degree Awarded 2020
Istiaq Hossain (PhD 2020) Dissertation title: Examining population and evolutionary dynamics in predator-prey models Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Lecturer in Mathematics
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
Yinxiang Bai (PhD 2020) Dissertation title: Analysis and applications of Caputo fractional impulsive differential equations Advisor: A.S. Vatsala Position upon graduation:
Dustin Waguespack (PhD 2020) Dissertation title: Inference for Two-Parameter Rayleigh Distributions Based on Uncensored or Censored Samples Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Senior Software Developer
General Dynamics Information Technology, Louisiana
Ngan Hoang-Nguyen-Thuy (PhD 2020) Dissertation title: On Construction of Two-sided Tolerance Intervals and Confidence Intervals for Probability Content Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation:
Degree Awarded 2019
Pradeep Godar Chhetri (PhD 2019) Dissertation title:Qualitative Analysis of Fractional Reaction Diffusion equation with Numerical Examples Advisor: A.S. Vatsala Position upon graduation:Teaching Faculty
Science and Engineering Division, Rose State College, Oklahoma City
Subhash Subedi (PhD 2019) Dissertation title: Analysis of Blow-Up and Quenching for Caputo Time Fractional Reaction-Diffusion Equation Advisor: A.S. Vatsala Position upon graduation:
Md Sazib Hasan (PhD 2019) Dissertation title: Inference on Lognormal Distributions Based on Complete, Censored, or Zero-Inflated Data Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Departmentt of Mathematics, Dixie State University
Shanshan Lv (PhD 2019) Dissertation title: Confidence Intervals and Prediction Intervals for Binomial and Hypergeometric Distributions Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, Truman State University
Mark Michael-Anthony Moodie (PhD 2019) Dissertation title: Cones of Functions on Dimension Groups Advisor: Leonel Robert Gonzalez Position upon graduation:
Degree Awarded 2018
Donald Davis (PhD 2018) Dissertation title: Quasi-Baer and FI-Extending Generalized Matrix Rings Advisor: Gary Birkenmeier Position upon graduation:
Blaise Heider (PhD 2018) Dissertation title: Annihilators and Extensions of Idempotent Generated Ideals Advisor: Gary Birkenmeier Position upon graduation: Visiting Assistant Professor
Eckerd College, St Petersburg, Florida
Vojislav Petrovic (PhD 2018) Dissertation title: The K(n)-local En-Adams Spectral Sequence and a Cohomological Approoximation of its E2-term Advisor: Daniel Davis Position upon graduation: Instructor
Mathematics Department, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
Lihong Zhao (PhD 2018) Dissertation title: Modeling, Estimation and Approximation in Structured Models Advisor: Karyn Sutton Position upon graduation: Collaboratorium Postdoctoral Researcher
Center for Modeling Complex Interactions, University of Idaho
Degree Awarded 2017
Xiao Wang (PhD 2017) Dissertation title: Inferences on Gamma Distributions: Uncensored and Censored Cases Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation:Assistant Professor
Mathematics and Statistics Department, Qingdao University
Degree Awarded 2016
Jared Thomas Guilbeau (PhD 2016) Dissertation title: A vector Parallel Branch and Bound Algorithm Advisor: R. Baker Kearfott Position upon graduation: Instructor
Mathematics Department, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
Tracy James Robin (PhD 2016) Dissertation title: Density of a Normal Subgroup of the Invertibles in Certain Multiplier Algebras Advisor: Ping Wong Ng Position upon graduation: Instructor
Mathematics Department, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana Current position: (Fall 2018) (tenure-track) Assistant Professor at Prairieville University.
Buna Sambandham (PhD 2016) Dissertation title: Analysis of Sequential Caputo Fractional Differential Equations with Applictions Advisor: A.S. Vatsala Position upon graduation: Lecturer
Mathematics Department, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
Xinuy Li (PhD 2016) Dissertation title: Size-Structured Population Model with Distributed State in the Recruitment Approximation and Parameter Estimation Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation:Lecturer
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Houston Downtown
Degree Awarded 2015
Vinodh Chellamuthu (PhD 2015) Dissertation title: Structured population models: numerical methods and application to frogs infected with chytridiomycosis Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Dixie State University, St George, Utah
Yixiang Wu (PhD 2015) Dissertation title: Long time behavior for reaction-diffusion population models Advisor: Keng Deng Position upon graduation: Fields Postdoctoral Fellow
Western University, London, Canada
Qian Wang (PhD 2015) Dissertation title: Global existence and blow-up for diffusion equations with memory boundary conditions Advisor: Keng Deng Position upon graduation: Lecturer
Department of Mathematics And Systems Science, Shadong University of Science and Technology
Robert Miller (PhD 2015) Dissertation title: Models for the Interaction of Size Structured Populations and the Environment Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Continued in a full time position at Fenstermaker and Associates in Lafayette Current position (beginning Fall 2017): Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
UL Lafayette
Degree Awarded 2014
Mark L. Delcambre (PhD 2014) Dissertation title: Finite difference schemes for a structured model of microbacterium Marinum Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation:Application Developer and New Product Developer in the areas of predictive analytics and machine learning
CGI Federal
Richard L. LeBlanc (PhD 2014) Dissertation title: Baer and Rickart properties in modules and an associated radical Advisor: Gary Birkenmeier Position upon graduation:
Sowmya Muniswamy (PhD 2014) Dissertation title: Analytical and numerical approach to Caputo fractional differential equations via generalized iterative schemes with applications Advisor: Aghalaya S. Vatsala Position upon graduation:
Degree Awarded 2013
Yi Wang (PhD 2013) Dissertation title: Analysis and numerical schemes for structured population models Advisor: Keng Deng Position upon graduation: Intern
Information Technology Management Department, China Construction Bank, Wuhan, PRC
Matthew J. Lennon (PhD 2013) Dissertation title: Intrinsic and Dense Intrinsic Extensions of Rings Advisor: Gary Birkenmeier Position upon graduation:Instructor
UL Lafayette
Christopher Ryan (PhD 2013) Dissertation title: Fully invariant modular decompositions using pairwise comaximal ideals Advisor: Gary Birkenmeier Position upon graduation: Adjunct Instructor
UL Lafayette
Haochun Zhang (PhD 2013) Dissertation title: Site selection for points of distributions: a multi-objective mixed binary optimization model Advisor: R. Baker Kearfott Position upon graduation: Quantitative Analyst (He is in the risk analysis group, developing models of financial risk.)
PNC (Pittsburgh National Corporation, a large bank corporation)
Dan Zhang (PhD 2013) Dissertation title: Test and Interval Estimation Methods for Some Discrete Distributions Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Statistician
L2C, Inc, 3348 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia
L2C, Inc is a Risk, Credit Analysis, Financial Services Company, which is a deep partner with TransUnion. The company offers Credit Score and analysis service to Banks, Loan and Insurance Companies.
Degree Awarded 2012
Baoling Ma (PhD 2012) Dissertation title: Long-time solution behavior and higher order numerical schemes for structured population models Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Lecturer (Ph.D. required)
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana Current position (May 2015): Postdoctoral Fellow
Mathematics Department, UL Lafayette
Zhao Xu (PhD 2012) Dissertation title: Inference on lognormal distributions based on samples with multiple detection limits Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation:Statistician
STATA (software company), College Station, Texas
Fang Xie (PhD 2012) Dissertation title: Tolerance intervals for some continuous and discrete distributions Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation:
Zachary Denton (PhD 2012) Dissertation title: Qualitative theory of Riemann-Liouville fractional differential equations Advisor: Aghalaya Vatsala Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina
Juan Ramirez Valdez (PhD 2012) Dissertation title: Generalized monotone iterative techniques for fractional differential equations with boundary conditions Advisor: Aghalaya Vatsala Position upon graduation: Visiting Assistant Professor
Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
Degree Awarded 2011
Qihua Huang (PhD 2011) Dissertation title: Deterministic and stochastic structured population models with application to green tree frogs Advisor: Azmy Ackleh and Keng Deng Position upon graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Zhihua Dong (PhD 2011) Dissertation title: Global solvability and blow-up for parabolic equations with nonlinear memory Advisor: Keng Deng Position upon graduation: Non-academic
Working for a company in China
Xiaodong Lian (PhD 2011) Dissertation title: Tolerance intervals for some linear models Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Senior Statistician Health Advocate
Los Angeles, California
Anne Vakarieties (PhD 2011) Dissertation title: Preserving properties in extensions to rings with identity Advisor: Henry Heatherly Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Culinary Institute of Virginia, ECPI University, Norfolk, Virginia
Xing Yang (PhD 2011) Dissertation title: Estimation of a population size through CMR method and sensitivity analysis for a structured juvenile-adult model Advisors: Keng Deng and Nabendu Pal Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi
Pei Zhang (PhD 2011) Dissertation title: Discrete stage-structured models with application to plants and amphibians Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Instructor
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana Current position (Jan. 2013): Assistant Professor (as of Fall 2012)
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Degree Awarded 2010
Ratinan Boonklurb (PhD 2010) Dissertation title: Blow-up, beyond quenching, and multi-dimensional quenching due to local and nonlocal sources Advisor: C.Y. Chan Position upon graduation: Lecturer
Department of Mathematics, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
Abhinadan Chowdhury (PhD 2010) Dissertation title: Modeling the microstructure of the temperature field and the effective properties of heat conduction through polydisperse spherical suspensions Advisor: Christo Christov Position upon graduation: Instructor
Department of Mathematics, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Current position (Jan. 2013): Visiting Assistant Professor
Mathematical Sciences Department, Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware
Meesook Lee (PhD 2010) Dissertation title: Fiducial inference for some discrete distributions Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, South Louisiana Community College, Lafayette, Louisiana
Yin Lin (PhD 2010) Dissertation title: Generalized inference for Weibull distributions Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Visiting Assistant Professor
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Avishek Mallick (PhD 2010) Dissertation title: Analysis of data in presence of censored observations Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Visiting Assistant Professor
Oakland University, Rochester, MI Current position (Jan. 2013): Visiting Assistant Professor
University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
Julie Roy (PhD 2010) Dissertation title: Singularities in deterministic global optimization Advisor: R. Baker Kearfott Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Denver Metropolitan University, Denver, CO Current position (May 2015): Instructor
Mathematics Department, UL Lafayette
Degree Awarded 2009
Ross Chiquet (PhD 2009) Dissertation title: Discrete juvenile-adult models with application to amphibians Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Instructor
Mathematics Department
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Current position (May 2015): Master Instructor and Assistant Department Head
Mathematics Department, UL Lafayette
Patcharin Tragoonsirisak (PhD 2009) Dissertation title: Quenching and blow-up phenomena due to concentrated nonlinear sources in R^N Advisor: C.Y. Chan Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia Current position (August 2014): Associate Professor with tenure
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia
John Cleveland (PhD 2009) Dissertation title: Evolutionary game theory on measure space Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Instructor
Mathematics Department, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania
Alex Stanford (PhD 2009) Dissertation title: Topological rings and associated topological groups Advisor: Henry Heatherly Position upon graduation: Worked for a law firm in Lafayette Current position (Jan. 2013): Second year student
LSU Law School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Degree Awarded 2008
Jayanta Choudhury (PhD 2008) Dissertation title: Numerical and asymptotic investigation of the stationary-propagating localized solutions of the Boussinesq equation in two dimensions Advisor: Christo Christov Position upon graduation: Software Engineer
TeamQuest Corporation
Jie Peng (PhD 2008) Dissertation title: Sample size calculation and tests for binomial and Poisson distributions Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
Tchavdar Marinov (PhD 2008) Dissertation title: An inverse problem for the Euler-Bernoulli equation and a new scheme for solving a hierarchical size-structured model with nonlinear growth, mortality, and reproduction rates Advisors: Keng Deng and Aghalaya Vatsala Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Southern University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
Degree Awarded 2007
Julio Cesar Carrillo-Escobar (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Blow-up and quenching phenomena for singular semilinear parabolic problems Advisor: C.Y. Chan Position upon graduation: Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
Youssef Dib (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Continuous and discrete models in population biology Advisor: Azmy Ackleh Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana
Sumona Mondal (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Construction of tolerance regions for some multivariate linear models Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York
Shubhabrata Mukherjee (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Tolerance limits and stress-strength reliability of some continuous models Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA Current position (Jan. 2013): Senior Fellow (Research Scientist II)
School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Jeremy Thibodeaux (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Structured population models in the biological and social sciences Advisors: Azmy Ackleh and Keng Deng Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma Current position (Jan. 2013): Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Tawikan Treeyaprasert (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Blow-up and quenching phenomena due to a concentrated nonlinear source on a semi-infinite interval Advisor: C.Y. Chan Position upon graduation: Lecturer
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Thammasat University, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
Yanping Xia (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: Inferences on simple, multiple, and dependent correlation coefficients Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Fei Lu (PhD 2007) Dissertation title: ANOVA and MANOVA under heteroscedasticity Advisor: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy Position upon graduation: Research Scientist, R&D
Javelin Direct Inc., Irving, Texas