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CRSC Recent Graduates


Graduates by year

 

 


 

Graduated 2009:

  • Eunjung Kim
    Former CRSC Research Assistant. PhD in Applied Mathematics. Dissertation title: "Computational Biomechanical Models for the Pericellular Matrix of Articular Cartilage".
    Currently working as a Research Associate in the Department of Mathematics & The Center for the Study of Biocomplexity at the University of Notre Dame.


  • Heather Wilson
    Former SMART Defense Fellow; CRSC Research Assistant. PhD in Applied Math. Dissertation title: "Model Developement of Nanotube Infused Polyimides."
    Currently with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center.
    hlwilson33@hotmail.com



 

Graduated 2008:

  • Brandy Benedict
    Former Research Assistant. PhD in Applied Math with Computation Math Concentration. Dissertation title: "Axisymmetrical poroelastic boundary element for biphasic mechanics of articular cartilage".
    Currently with Merrimaack Colleges as a (tenure-track) Assistant Professor.
    BenedictB@Merrimack.edu

  • Jimena Davis
    Former SAMSI Graduate Fellow; DOE CS Graduate Fellow. PhD Applied Math with Computation Math Concentration. Dissertation Title: “Uncertainty quantification in the estimation of probability distributions on parameters in size-structured population models”.
    Currently with the  National Center for Computational Toxicology, US EPA, RTP, NC as a Postdoctoral Assistant.

  • Kristin Devault
    Former CRSC Research Assistant. PhD in Applied Mathematics. Dissertation title: Numerical Study of Two Problems in Fluid Flow: Cavitation and Cerebral Circulation.
    Currently with Epic System Corporation.
  • Laura Ellwein
    Former SAMSI Graduate Fellow; Teaching Assistant. PhD in Applied Mathematics. Dissertation Title: “Cardiovascular and Respiratory Regulation, Modeling and Parameter Estimation”.
    Currently with  Marquette University as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
  • Jon Ernstberger
    Former  SAMSI Graduate Fellow; CRSC Research Assistant; Teaching Assistant. PhD Applied Math with Computation Math Concentration. Dissertation title: “High Speed Parameter Estimation for a Homogenized Energy Model”.
    Currently with Lagrange College LaGrange, GA.
  • Stacey (Lawler) Ernstberger
    Former CRSC Graduate Fellow; DHS Graduate Fellow. Degree: PhD Applied Math with Computation Math Concentration. Dissertation title: “Sensitivity methods for dynamical systems”.
    Currently with Lagrange College LaGrange, GA.
  • Anjela Govan
    Former SAMSI Graduate Fellow; CRSC Research Assistant. PhD Applied Mathematics. Dissertation title: “Ranking Theory with Application to Popular Sports”.
    Currently with the Mathematics Genealogy Project at North Dakota State University.

  • Sarah Lynn Joyner
    Former Lord/CRSC Graduate Fellow. MS Applied Mathematics. Thesis title:  “Dynamic models for insect mortality due to exposure to insecticides”. Currently with Accenture in Charlotte, NC as a Consulting Analyst.

  • Johnny Samuels
    Former SAMSI Graduate Fellow; Lord Fellow. PhD in Applied Mathematics. Dissertation title: “Inverse problems and post analysis techniques for a stenosis-driven acoustic wave propagation model”.
    Currently with Soneticom in Melbourne, FL as a Research Scientist.

  • Ryan Siskind
    Former CRSC Research Assistant. PhD in Applied Mathematics. Dissertation title: Model Development of Shape Memory Polymers.
    rdsiskin@ncsu.edu

 





 

 



Graduated 2006:


  • Nicholas Luke
    Former Packard Fellow. PhD in Computational Mathematics. Dissertation title: "Modeling Shear Wave Propagation in Biotissue: An Internal Variable Approach to Dissipation".
    Currently with the Pharmacokinetics Branch, Experimental Toxicology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, Environmental Protection Agency.
    luke.nicholas@epa.gov

 




Graduated 2005:


  • Brian M. Adams
    Former GAANN fellow. PhD in Computational Mathematics. Dissertation title: "Non-parametric Parameter Estimation and Clinical Data Fitting with a Model of HIV Infection"
    Currently with Optimization and Uncertainty Estimation, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.
    bma1015@hotmail.com


  • Jeffrey Braidon Hood
    Former CRSC Research Assistant. Ph.D. in Computational Applied Mathematics. Dissertation title: “Molecular-based models for viscoelasticity of polymers".
    Currently at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX as a Assistant  Professor.


  • Karen Yokely
    Former CRSC Research Assistant. PhD in Computational Mathematics.
    Dissertation Title: "Physiologically Based Model Development and Parameter Estimation: Benzene Dosimetry in Humans and Respiratory Irritation Response in Rodents".
    Currently with the University of North Carolina, Curriculum in Toxicology.




 


Graduated 2004:


  • Nathan Louis Gibson
    Former NASA Fellow. PhD in Computational Mathematics. Dissertation title: "Terahertz-Based Electromagnetic Interrogation Techniques for Damage Detection".
    Currently still with the CRSC as a NASA/NIA Postdoctoral Researcher.
    gibsonn@math.oregonstate.edu



 

 

Graduated 2003:


  • Greg Hicks
    Former NASA Fellow. PhD.

  • Katie (Kavanagh) Fowler
    Former GAANN Fellow and SAMSI Graduate Fellow. PhD.
    Currently an Assistant Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science department at Clarkson University.
    kfowler@clarkson.edu

  • Brian Lewis
    Former Research Assistant and CRSC/MATH Laboratory Assistant. PhD.
    Currently at MIT - Lincoln Labs.
    bmlewis2nc@yahoo.com

  • Kristen Madsen (Department of Statistics)
    Former SAMSI Graduate Fellow.

  • Jordan Massad
    Former GAANN Fellow. PhD in Industrial Applied Mathematics.
    Currently a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, Structural Dynamics Research 9124.
    jemassad@ieee.org

  • James Nealis
    Former Research Assistant. PhD.

  • Cassandra Smith
    Former Lord/CRSC Graduate Fellow. MS in Applied Mathematics with a Computation Concentration
    Currently at MIT - Lincoln Labs.
    cjsmith@ll.mit.edu

  • Robert E. Wieman
    Former Research Assistant. PhD.

  • Michael G. Zager
    Former CRSC/CIIT Fellow. PhD in Computational Mathematics. Dissertation title: "Modeling the Distribution and Metabolism of the Phytoestrogen Genistein in Rats".
    Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the USEPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Experimental Toxicology Division.
    Zager.Mike@epa.gov


 


 

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