Since Spring 2013, our department offers a Thesis option to our Masters students. A thesis, unlike a project, consists on original research done by the student. Next we list the Thesis our department has produced.

Theses in Progress

TBA

Past Theses

 

Student: Sarah McGahan
Advisor:
Carmen Caprau
Graduation Date: 
May 2017
Thesis Title: 
A Categorical Model for the Virtual Singular Braid Monoid

 

Student: Nicholas Newsome
Advisor:
Maria Nogin and Adnan H. Sabuwala
Graduation Date: 
May 2017
Thesis Title: 
An Investigation of Power Sums of Integers

 

Student: Jeffrey Park
Advisor:
Tamas Forgacs
Graduation Date: 
May 2016
Thesis Title:
Bell Multiplier Sequences

 

Student: Kelsey Friesen
Advisor:
Carmen Caprau
Graduation Date: 
May 2016
Thesis Title:
Polynomial Invariants for Virtual Singular Knots

 

Student: Elaina Aceves
Advisor:
Carmen Caprau
Graduation Date: 
May 2016
Thesis Title: 
A Study of Projections of 2-Bouquet Graphs

 

Student: Bing Xu
Advisor:
Maria Nogin
Graduation Date: 
May 2016
Thesis Title:
Investigation of the Topological Interpretation of Modal Logics

Student: Jennifer Elder
Advisor:
 Oscar Vega
Graduation Date: 
May 2016
Thesis Title: 
Generalizing the Futurama theorem

Student: Hillary Bese
Advisor:
 Oscar Vega
Graduation Date: 
May 2015
Thesis Title: 
The Well-covered Dimension of the Adjacency Graph of Generalized Quadrangles

Student: David Heywood
Advisor:
 Tamas Forgacs
Graduation Date: 
May 2015
Thesis Title: 
Multiplier Sequences of the Second Kind

Student: Megan Kuneli
Advisor:
Oscar Vega
Graduation Date:
May 2014
Thesis Title:
Spreads and Parallelisms
Abstract:
Study of partitions of the lines in a projective plane into lines that partition the points in such plane.

Student: Katherine Urabe
Advisor:
Carmen Caprau
Graduation Date:
May 2014
Thesis Title:
The Dubrovnik Polynomial of Rational Knots
Abstract:
Finding a closed form expression for the Dubrovnik polynomial of a rational knot or link diagram in terms of the entries of its associated vector. The resulting closed form allows a Mathematica program which efficiently computes the Dubrovnik polynomial of rational knots and links.

Student: Karen Willis
Advisor:
Oscar Vega
Graduation Date:
May 2014
Thesis Title:
Blocking Polygons in Finite Projective Planes
Abstract:
Study of configurations of points in a finite projective plane that do not allow the existence of polygons that are disjoint from such set.