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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 Bradley-Terry 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 Reaction-Diffusion 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 Real-World 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 low-density 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 RNA-seq 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. Gomez-Velez 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 Semi-Analytic 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 Basal-Friction Parameterization on Grounding-Line Dynamics in Ice-Sheet 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 p-Laplace 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 Non-Linear 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 State-Space Model Estimation of Canopy Height with next-generation Space-Borne 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 RNA-Seq Data on Simulated and Real Data Sets W. Stone NMSU-Carlsbad (Instructor)
Adili Abiti
(email)
MS in Math with Specialization in Analysis Random Attractors For Stochastic FitzHugh-Nagumo 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 Physics-based 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 Two-Point 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 RNA-SEQ 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 36-Cl 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 Aero-Systems

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 Fitzhugh-Nagumo 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 pre-college 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 reaction-diffusion 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 Well-posedness and Dynamics of the Three-Dimensional Brinkman-Forchheimer 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 x-ray 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 branch-and-bound 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   Ray-tracing 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 zero-knowledge 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, NCLEX-RN, 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 Gaussian-RSA: New Steganographic and Cryptographic Systems C. Barefoot Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies
Meiling Tong-Morrison MS in Mathematics with Specialization in Industrial Mathematics Stability in a Predator-Prey 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 Maes-Iverson 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 quasi-linear 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 EM-38 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