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 

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  
2018  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. 
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  
Caleb Hightower  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  A simplified model of the magnetohydrodynamic dynamo of a cosmic magnetic field  W. Stone  
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  
Sameh Eisa (email) 
PhD in Applied and Industrial Mathematics  Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Wind Turbine's Dynamics  W. Stone  Postdoctoral Research Scientist at University of California, Irvine  
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  
Jesus D. GomezVelez  MS in Math with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics  Exploring the Dynamics of Hydrologic Response and Age Distributions  W. Stone  New Mexico Tech (Faculty)  
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  Ph.D. Program in Mathematics at University of Oxford, UK 
Ian Burch  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Dynamics of Second Order NonLinear Oscillator Systems  J. Starrett  
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  Ph.D. Program in Geophysics at University of Alaska  
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  
Gary Quezada  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Dynamic Factor Analysis of Stock Returns  A. Hossain  
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  
2013  Joey Coburn (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied 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 Applied Mathematics  Comparison of Field Line Resonance Measurements with a Physicsbased Plasmasphere Model  W. Stone  
2012  Michael Culp (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied 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 Applied 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  
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  Bentek Energy 
John Korbin  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  Sandia National Laboratory  
Nicholas McCarthy  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied 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 Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  
Jason Kooi (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Emission bands in the pulsar radio spectra  I. Avramidi  Ph.D. program at University of Iowa  
Timothy Deines  MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  
2010  Maxx Kureczko (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  Mathematical modeling of HIV and immunodeficiency  W. Stone  
Xiaoling Gao  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  B. Wang  
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  New Mexico Tech  
Amanda North (email) 
MS in Math with Specialization in Applied Mathematics  J. Starrett  
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  W. Stone  
Kevin 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  Postdoctoral researcher 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  C. N. M. (Instructor)  
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  
2008  Timothy Trujillo  MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis  Attractors for nonlinear reactiondiffusion equations in unbound domains  B. Wang  
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  B. Wang  
Mathew Hoffman  S. Schaffer  
Chenggeng Bi  Study of sabr model in quantitative finance  I. Avramidi  
Devon McAllister  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Spatiotemporal mountainous precipitation model using latent variables  O. Makhnin  
James Hunter  Dual energy beam hardening correction for industrial xray computed tomography  W. Stone  
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  
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  J. Starrett  
Donald Clewett  Approach rates of ordinary differential equations to steady state in one and two dimensions  W. Stone  
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  O. Makhnin  
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  Children 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  
Todd Wolford  Model for water flow on the bottom of a cylinder  W. Stone  
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  C.N.M. (Faculty)  
Rajeed Carriman  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  
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  
2001  Scott Bucholtz  Stegosaurus and GaussianRSA: New Steganographic and Cryptographic Systems  Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies  
Meiling TongMorrison  Industrial  Stability in a PredatorPrey System due to Phenotypic Mutation of the Predator  Logicon  
Mark Pfannenstiel  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  A Real Options Approach to Capital Budgeting  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  
Julie Luna  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Predicting Student Retention and Academic Success at New Mexico Tech  C. N. M. (staff)  
2000  David Kebler  Solutions of the Diffusion Equation with One or More Sinks Using the Method of Multiple Scales  Ph.D. program at the University of Utah  
Baokun Li  Projection dimension and continuity  
Timothy Hannan  Elliptic Curves and Public Key Cryptography  
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  University of Virginia (faculty)  
Steve Rowswell  Solving the quasilinear wave equation using particle splitting methods in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics  
Pansy Stone  RSA and Public Key Cryptography  
Jon F. Stinger  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Nonlinear Inversion of 834 Angstrom Airglow to Ionospheric O+ Number Density  
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  
1997  John Hanna  The Use of Partitions to Enumerate Irreducible Monic Polynomials over Finite Fields  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  
Mark Raymond Cooke  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  The Kalman Filter: An Overview  
1996  John Cernazanu  MS in Math with Specialization in Operations Research and Statistics  Decision Analysis Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Importance Sampling  
Sean Hatch  Analysis of the power spectrum as applied to the large scale structure of the universe  
Morris Rodrigue  Prime Number Series (independent study) 