Mathematics
Recent Graduates
Recent Graduates From The Math Department
A sampling of where some of our alumni are now. Feel free to contact those alumni
whose contact info is given.
Grad. Year  Name/Contact  Program  Thesis title  Advisor  Current Employer/School 

2022  Michael Gonzalez  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Using the BradleyTerry Paired Comparison Model and Logistic Regression to see if there is an advantage in playing at home for NBA and MLB Games  A. Hossain  Instructor at UNM Valencia Campus 
John Chilleri  PhD in Mathematics with Dissertation in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  Electron Transport Within Compound Semiconductors with an Emphasis on the Cubic Phase of Boron Nitride  B. Borchers  Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA  
Krishna Marentes  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Analysis of Historical Groundwater Level Trends in the Roswell Artesian Basin, New Mexico  B. Borchers  
2021  Destiny Graham  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Differences in Graduation Rates at NM GRADS Sites and Factors Affecting Them  B. Borchers  Belen School District 
Tyler Hester  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Analyzing One Dimensional Air Flow Over an Urban Heat Island Using Methods of Perturbation  W. Stone  Adjunct Faculty at Amarillo College  
Evelyn Akwantey  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Independent Study  Generalized Linear Models for Mortality in the United States of America  A. Hossain  Educator at Veritas Pre Charter School in Springfield MA  
Luis Zeron  PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  A High Order Finite Element Method for Elliptic Interface Problems using Hermite Splines  R. Aitbayev  
2020  John Chilleri  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Sensitivity of Particle Fluxes Measured by the Van Allen Probes to Variations in the Modeled Magnetic and Electric Fields  B. Borchers  PhD Student at NMT 
Celia Flicker  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A Comparison of the Performance of SDP Solvers  B. Borchers  
Sandra Tay  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Factors affecting the graduation rate for transfer students at New Mexico Tech  A. Hossain  PhD student in Statistics, Western Michigan University  
Ayla Attanasio  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Existence of Random Attractors of Stochastic Fractional ReactionDiffusion Equations on Bounded Domains  B. Wang  PhD student at NMT  
2019 
Emily Kemp  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics 
Attrition Modeling and Data Science: A RealWorld Application of Logistic Regression
via A Masked Business Problem

A. Hossain  Sandia National Laboratory 
Gabriel Kropf  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Thermal history inversion using the Fast Grain Boundary model of diffusion  B. Borchers  Data Science Engineer at Coalition Inc.  
Juliet Ayertey  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Estimating the total available water for the prediction of root zone soil moisture using evapotranspiration and recharge model  B. Borchers  Math Instructor at San Francisco University High School.  
2018  Daulton Gray  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Factors affecting the graduation rate for transfer students at New Mexico Tech  B. Borchers  Operations Research Analyst at Huntington Ingalls Industries 
Caleb Hightower  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  A simplified model of the magnetohydrodynamic dynamo of a cosmic magnetic field  W. Stone  Data Analyst at Risk Sense  
2017  Stella Doughan  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Modeling of lowdensity lipoprotein transport in arterial wall using Comsol Multiphysics  R. Aitbayev  
Rishi Jumani  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Computational fluid dynamics simulation of advection dominated flow using a hybrid discontinuous Galerkin method in FEniCS  R. Aitbayev  Machine Learning Engineer Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex  
Sameh Eisa (email) 
PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Wind Turbine's Dynamics  W. Stone  Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Cincinnati  
Daniel Acheampong (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  gibbSeq: A new Bayesian method for multiple comparisons for RNAseq data  O. Makhnin  PhD Program in Bioinformatics at University of Arkansas  
2016  David Hart  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Uncertainty Quantification of Contaminant Plume Spread in Water Distribution Systems  B. Borchers  Sandia National Laboratory 
Prakash Dhakal  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Hierarchical Modeling of Biological Rhythm Data: Classical and Bayesian Approaches  A. Hossain  Principal Statistical Programmer at Cytel  
Jesus D. GomezVelez  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Exploring the Dynamics of Hydrologic Response and Age Distributions  W. Stone  Vanderbilt School of Engineering  
Gabrielle Miller 
PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  Urban Blast Waves: A SemiAnalytic Solution for Intense Explosions with Rigid Wall Reflections  W. Stone  Sandia National Laboratory  
2015  Joshua Brashear  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Scheduling Disaster Recovery Operations in Information Technology Under FISMA  B. Borchers  Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Gunter Leguy (email) 
PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  The Effect of a BasalFriction Parameterization on GroundingLine Dynamics in IceSheet Models  W. Stone  NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research)  
Majdi Alsolami (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  A Stochastic Model for Diminishing Musharakah Finance in Saudi Banks  W. Stone  Assistant professor at University of Jeddah  
2014  Andrew Krause  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Asymptotic Dynamics of Stochastic pLaplace Equations on Unbounded Domains  B. Wang  Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham 
Ian Burch  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Dynamics of Second Order NonLinear Oscillator Systems  J. Starrett  Lecturer in Mathematics & Game Design at UNM Valencia Campus  
Benjamin Buckman  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Calculation of Heat Determinant Coefficients for Scalar Operators  I. Avramidi  Ph.D. Program in Physics at Ohio State University  
Kyle Smith  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Estimation Methods of Reference Evapotranspiration at Unsampled Locations  O. Makhnin  Postdoctoral Researcher Acadimia Sinica  
Qian Wu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Handwritten Digits Recognition Using Image Warping and Differential Evolution Adaptive Metropolis with Discrete Sampling  A. Hossain  
Bruce Wallin  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Bayesian StateSpace Model Estimation of Canopy Height with nextgeneration SpaceBorne LiDAR  A. Hossain  Software Engineer at Spire Longmont, CO  
Gary Quezada  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Dynamic Factor Analysis of Stock Returns  A. Hossain  Qualitative LLC  New Mexico Domestic Limited  Liability Company  
Margaret Snell  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Associations between environmental toxins, obesity, weight loss, and chronic disease using canonical correlation analysis, factor analysis, and PCA logistic regression  A. Hossain  Teachng High School Math in Atlanta, Georgia  
2013 
Joey Coburn (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Comparison of Multiple Testing Methods to Analyze RNASeq Data on Simulated and Real Data Sets  W. Stone  NMSUCarlsbad (Instructor) 
Adili Abiti (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Random Attractors For Stochastic FitzHughNagumo Systems  B. Wang  Ph.D. Program in Mathematics at Louisiana State University  
Jared Duffy (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Comparison of Field Line Resonance Measurements with a Physicsbased Plasmasphere Model  W. Stone  
Michael Culp (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Orthogonal Spline Collocation for Mixed Boundary Value Problems 
R. Aitbayev  Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Development  
Abulitibu Tuguluke  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Numerical Study of the Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Solving TwoPoint Boundary Value Problems  R. Aitbayev  Ph.D. Program in Mathematics at The University of Colorado Denver  
2012  Oladapo Oduba  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Identifying differentially expressed genes involved in metabolic dysfunction from RNASEQ data using Monte Carlo simulation and multiple testing  A. Hossain  Liberty Oilfield Services 
Todd Wolford  PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  A Model for a Continuously Size Structured Fish Population  W. Stone  NMT Math department instructor  
2011  Robert Aumer (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Calibration of Low Energy Production of 36Cl and the Creation of an Exposure Age Calculator  B. Borchers  Lead Data Scientist for Digital First Media 
John Korbin  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  J. Starrett  Sandia National Laboratory  
Nicholas McCarthy  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Solving the field line resonance equation using a realistic model of the plasma density at low altitude  A. Hossain  
Robert Jones  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Random attractors for a class of stochastic wave equations  B. Wang  
Daniel Irving  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  J. Starrett 
Mechanical Engineer at UTC AeroSystems 

Jason Kooi (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Emission bands in the pulsar radio spectra  I. Avramidi  Research Physicist at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Washington DC  
Talia Deines  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Empirical Mode Decomposition the Hilbert Spectrum and their applications  J. Starrett  Tutoring Supervisor at College of Western Idaho  
2010  Maxx Kureczko (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Mathematical modeling of HIV and immunodeficiency  W. Stone  Math Lecturer and North Dakota State University 
Xiaoling Gao  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Upper Semicontinuity of Random Attractors for FitzhughNagumo Systems on Unbounded Domains  B. Wang  Assistant professor at Wuhan University of Technology  
Gabriela Constantinescu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Filter for binary classification methods based on outlier detection algorithms using logistic regression and principal components  A. Hossain  Banco de Credito del Peru  
Amanda North (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  Technical Advisor GeoKimika Oil and Gas Yukon, Oaklahoma  
Guohui Wu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  An examination of the impact of selected precollege and college variables on student retention at New Mexico Tech  A. Hossain  Senior Research Statistician at SAS Institute Inc.  
Preeti Singh (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Coupled Diffusion and Evaporative Cooling  W. Stone  
Katherine Lenth  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Extension of integration theory to infinitesimal and infinite domains  J. Starrett  Ph.D. program University of Wyoming Casper College (Instructor) 

2009  Jonathan Robert Brown (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Math  Dynamic Heat Capacity of the East Ising Model  B. Borchers  Clinical Assistant Prfoessor of Material Science and Engineering at Ohio State University 
Aaron Wilson (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Applying a Boundary Point Method to an SDP Relaxation of the Maximum Independent Set Problem for Branch and Bound  B. Borchers  Instructor at Central New Mexico College  
Taylor Dotson  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Relaxation Behavior in Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Simple Polymers  B. Borchers  Professor at NMT, CLASS Dept  
Justin Erwin  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  State estimation of an index 1, system of differential algebraic equations  S. Schaffer  Research Scientist at Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy  
2008  Timothy Trujillo  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Attractors for nonlinear reactiondiffusion equations in unbound domains  B. Wang  Assistant Prof of Math Sam Houston State University 
Norelle Shlanta  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Statistical models of student retention at New Mexico Tech  A. Hossain  Department of Defense Labs, Navy  
Siyu Lin  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Wellposedness and Dynamics of the ThreeDimensional BrinkmanForchheimer Equation  B. Wang  
Matthew Hoffman  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Parameter Estimation of Hybrid Dynamical Systems with Delayed Switching  S. Schaffer  Sandia National Laboratories  
Chenggeng Bi  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Study of sabr model in quantitative finance  I. Avramidi  Finance in Congqing China  
Devon McAllister  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Spatiotemporal mountainous precipitation model using latent variables  O. Makhnin  
James Hunter  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Dual energy beam hardening correction for industrial xray computed tomography  W. Stone  Los Alamos National Laboratories  
Paul Hahn  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Exploiting symmetry to improve the performance of branchandbound for finding maximum independent sets  B. Borchers  Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business  
2007  Christian Lucero  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Seismic moment rate function inversions from very long period signals associated with strombolian eruptions at Mount Erebus, Antarctica  B. Borchers  Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech 
2006  Qian Xian  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Comparison between an infeasible interior point algorithm and a homogeneous self dual algorithm for semidefinitive programming  B. Borchers  
Seth Schuyler  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  J. Starrett  Software Engineer at Northrub Grumman  
Donald Clewett  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Approach rates of ordinary differential equations to steady state in one and two dimensions  W. Stone  Instructor at West Texas A&M University  
Satya Vaddadhi  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Effects of xenobiotic body burden on human health  A. Hossain  
Anandkumar Shetiya  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Hidden Random Field Modeling of Orographic Effects on Mountainous Precipitation  O. Makhnin  VP Transformation Strategy at Lazard  
Andrey Novoseltsev (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Spectral geometry of Riemannian submanifolds  I. Avramidi  Postdoc at University of Alberta (Canada)  
Gabrielle Miller  Raytracing model for blast sound propagation over complex terrain  W. Stone  Sandia National Laboratory  
2005  Justin Pope  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Proving a theorem in zeroknowledge  B. Borchers  
Leny Mathew  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Burr Type XII parameter and reliability estimation under complete and censored data  A. Hossain  Biostatistician at Childrens Hospital (PA)  
2004  Joseph Young  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Implementation of a cutting plane method for semidefinite programming  B. Borchers  Consultant 
Todd Wolford  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Model for water flow on the bottom of a cylinder  W. Stone  Instructor at NMT  
Rachel Williams  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Predicting graduation, NCLEXRN, performance, and students at risk in an ADN nursing program  A. Hossain  Central New Mexico College Faculty  
Rajeed Carriman  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Dynamic behavior of two shocks in air before and after combining  W. Stone  
2003  Paul Mondragon  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A comparison of nonlinear regression codes  B. Borchers  Naval Research Laboratory at China Lake 
Hariharan Kandasamy  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Estimation of Reliability Function under Different Censoring Schemes for the Weibull Distribution  H. Hossain  Pharmaceutical Corp  
Sathish Indika  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Rayleigh Parameter Estimation Using Complete and Censored Data  A. Hossain  Thomas Nelson Community College (Faculty)  
2002  Jeffrey Stalvey  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Inversion of Nighttime Electron Densities Using Satellite Observations  B. Borchers  
2001  Scott Bucholtz  MS in Mathematics  Stegosaurus and GaussianRSA: New Steganographic and Cryptographic Systems  C. Barefoot  Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies 
Meiling TongMorrison  MS in Mathematics with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Stability in a PredatorPrey System due to Phenotypic Mutation of the Predator  W. Stone  Logicon  
Mark Pfannenstiel  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A Real Options Approach to Capital Budgeting  B. Borchers  Kaiser Permanente  
Jessica MaesIverson  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  An Exploratory Study of Retention Efforts Using Logistic Regression and Discriminant Analysis  A. Hossain  
Julie Luna  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Predicting Student Retention and Academic Success at New Mexico Tech  B. Borchers  Transportation Planner at Bernalillo County NM  
2000  David Kebler  MS in Math  Solutions of the Diffusion Equation with One or More Sinks Using the Method of Multiple Scales  W. Stone  Ph.D. program at the University of Utah 
Baokun Li  MS in Math  Projection dimension and continuity  W. Stone  School of Mathematical Science and Civil Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology  
Timothy Hannan  MS in Math  Elliptic Curves and Public Key Cryptography  C. Barefoot  
1999  Roseanna Neupauer  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A Comparison of Two Methods for Recovering the Release History of a Groundwater Contaminant Source  B. Borchers  Professor at University of Colorado, Bouldery) 
Steve Rowswell  MS in Math  Solving the quasilinear wave equation using particle splitting methods in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics  W. Stone  
Pansy Stone  MS in Math  RSA and Public Key Cryptography  C. Barefoot  
Jon F. Stinger  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Nonlinear Inversion of 834 Angstrom Airglow to Ionospheric O+ Number Density  B. Borchers  
1998  Alex Hilgendorf  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Linear and Nonlinear Models for Inversion of Electrical Conductivity Profiles in Field Soils from EM38 Measurements  B. Borchers  Accuray Development, Quality Assurance Engineer 
1997  John Hanna  MS in Math  The Use of Partitions to Enumerate Irreducible Monic Polynomials over Finite Fields  C. Barefoot  El Paso Community College (faculty) 
Matthew Wells  
Judith Furman  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  An Exact Parallel Algorithm for the Maximum Satisfiability Problem  B. Borchers  Principal Analyst at Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, Texas  
Mark Raymond Cooke  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  The Kalman Filter: An Overview  A. Hossain  Statistian for Network Appliance, CA  
1996  John Cernazanu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Decision Analysis Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Importance Sampling  B. Borchers  Hughes Aircraft 
Sean Hatch  MS in Math  Analysis of the power spectrum as applied to the large scale structure of the universe  A. Gutjahr  Deceased  
Morris Rodrigue  MS in Math  Prime Number Series (independent study)  C. Barefoot 