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Participating Faculty

Academic Year 2016-2017

Zachary Abernathy, Winthrop University Donald AdongoMurray State University Leon ArriolaUniversity of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Jeffrey BartonBirmingham-Southern College Treena BasuOccidental College Mihhail BerezovskiEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Tracy BibelnieksUniversity of Minnesota, Duluth Keith BrandtRockhurst University Song ChenUniversity of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Steve CohenRoosevelt University Edwin DingAzusa Pacific University Michael DobranskiMorehead State University
Heather DyeMcKendree University Julia EatonUniversity of Washington, Tacoma Joseph EichholzChristina Selby, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Robert EllisIllinois Institute of Techonology Katie EvansLouisiana Tech University Guihong FanBen KamauNehal ShuklaColumbus State University
Elin FarnellKenyon College Bryan FaulknerFerrum College Thomas FitzkeeFrancis Marion University
Ben GalluzzoShippensburg University Ira GerhardtManhattan College Brian HaileNorthwest Missouri State University
Edwin HermanUniversity of Wisconsin, Stevens Point Lisa HoldenDhanuja KasturiratnaNorthern Kentucky University Debra HydornUniversity of Mary Washington
Silvia Jimenez BolanosColgate University Michele JoynerEast Tennessee State University Emek KoseCasey Douglas, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Eric LandquistKutztown University Kristin LassondeContra Cost College Namyong LeeMinnesota State University, Mankato
Aihua LiMontclair State University Yongjin LuVirginia State University Qinghua LuoMarian University
Colton MagnantGeorgia Southern University Crepin MahopHoward University Bori MazzagHumboldt State University
Debra MimbsLee University Mike NicholasColorado School of Mines Hyunju OhBennett College
Michael ProphetUniversity of Northern Iowa Uma RavatUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Aubrey RhodenTexas A&M - Corpus Christie
Stacey RodmanAugustana College Jan RychtarUniversity of North Carolina, Greensboro Jason SchmurrDalton State College
Zhisheng ShuaiUniversity of Central Florida Tyler SkorczewskiCornell College Laura SmithCalifornia State University, Fullerton
Emma Smith ZbarksyWentworth Institute of Technology Gwen SpencerSmith College Ellen SwansonCentre College
Robert ThompsonCarleton College Quan TranUniversity of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Necibe TuncerFlorida Atlantic University
R.N. UmaNorth Carolina Central University Michael VeatchGordon College Tom WakefieldYoungstown State University
Shirley YapCalifornia State University, East Bay Ping YeUniversity of North Georgia Debbie YusterSUNY Maritime College

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Zachary AbernathyWinthrop University

Industrial Partner: RevenFlo

Final Report Title: Variable Rate Pricing in Website Design

Crista ArangalaElon University

Industrial Partner: National Security Technologies

Final Report Title: X-Ray Imaging Performance Analysis

Mariah BirgenWartburg College

Industrial Partner: Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

Final Report Title: Whiskey Evaporation Model

Keith BrandtRockhurst University

Industrial Partner: City of Kansas City, MO

Final Report Title: Optimizing Housing City Inspection Activities with Kansas City Government

Ron Buckmire, Occidental College

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research Development

Final Report Title: The Robotic Arm

Hannah CallendarUniversity of Portland

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Laboratory

Final Report Title: Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in the Treatment of Non-Typhodial Salmonella in Siaya, Kenya

Chris CamfieldHendrix College

Industrial Partner: Hendrix Office of Advancement

Final Report Title: Event Effectiveness at Hendrix College

Vani CheruvuUniversity of Toledo

Industrial Partner: Lockheed Martin

Final Report Title: Fixed Points and Feedback Control for Ground Vehicle Dynamics

Steve ChungCalifornia State University, Fresno

Industrial Partner: Community Regional Medical Center

Final Report Title:  Investigating the Single Dosage of Curosurf for the Treatment of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Steve CohenRoosevelt University

Industrial Partner: Field Museum of Chicago

Final Report Title: Considering the Effective Use of Crowdsourcing in Microplant Measurements

Christopher CurtisSan Diego State University

Industrial Partner: Leidos

Final Report Title: Digital Image Forgery Detection

Melody DenhereUniversity of Mary Washington

Industrial Partner: Naval Surface Warfare Center

Final Report Title: Language Recognition with N-Grams

Melissa DennisonBaldwin Wallace University

Industrial Partner: Berea City School District

Final Report Title: School Bus Route Optimization

Michael DobranskiMorehead State University

Industrial Partner: Daniel Boone National Forest Service

Final Report Title: Bird Population Analysis

Elin FarnellKenyon College

Industrial Partner: Sproxil, Inc.

Final Report Title: Machine Learning Techniques for SMS Classification

Ben GalluzzoShippensburg University

Final Report Title: Disparities in School District Funding in Pennsylvania

Yousuf GeorgeNazareth College

Industrial Partner: New York State Education Department

Final Report Title: Injustice within the School System

Ira GerhardtManhattan College

Industrial Partner: Animal Care Center of NYC

Final Report Title: Socioeconomic Patterns in Surrender Demographics for the Animal Care Centers of NYC

Jason GrahamUniversity of Scranton

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research and Development

Final Report Title: Failure Rate Behavior for Products for Company Reliability, Customer Satisfaction, and Profitability

Michele JoynerEast Tennessee State University

Industrial Partner: Global Acetyls, Inc. Company: Eastman Chemical Company

Final Report Title: Optimize the Chemical Supply Chain

Hyejin KimYulia HristovaMahesh AgarwalUniversity of Michigan, Dearborn

Industrial Partner: Texas Children's Hospital

Final Report Title: Frequency Response of Blood Flow Regulation

Dominic KlyveCentral Washington University

Industrial Partner: Central Washington University

Final Report Title: Tuition Waivers at CWU

Sean LavertyUniversity of Central Oklahoma

Industrial Partner: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Final Report Title:  Population Dynamics of the Egyptian Fruit Bat to understand Marburg Virus in Humans

Hong LiuEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Industrial Partner: Marine Science Center at Volusia County

Final Report Title: Data Mining: Volusia County Reef Health Classification - Protect Natural Environment

Erik LundbergFlorida Atlantic University

Industrial Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Final Report Title: Feature Selection in High-Dimensional Dataset using Small Sample Size

Frank LynchAndrew OsterEastern Washington University

Industrial Partner: Avista Utilities

Final Report Title: Most Efficient Strategy to Operate a Hydropower

Colton MagnantGeorgia Southern University

Industrial Partner: Boys and Girls of Bulloch County

Final Report Title: Establishing a Return Investment of the Services Provided by the Boys and Girls Club

Debra MimbsLee University

Industrial Partner: National Security Technologies

Final Report Title: Calibrations of a Broadband Laser Ranging Diagnostic

Matthew NealDenison University

Industrial Partner: AIG Insurance

Final Report Title: Impact of Geographic Region on Auto Insurance Premiums

Mike NicholasColorado School of Mines

Industrial Partner: United States Naval Academy

Final Report Title: Search Algorithms for Minimum Peak Sidelobe Level Codes

Hyunju OhBennett College

Industrial Partner: Greensboro Police Department

Final Report Title: Assessment of Greensboro, NC Police Department's Racial Biases in Post-Stop Outcomes

Dale PetersonUnited States Air Force Academy

Industrial Partner: Air Force Space Command

Final Report Title: Use of a Genetic Algorithm to Optimize Satellite Position in the Global Positioning System

Michael ProphetUniversity of Northern Iowa

Industrial Partner: Shorts Travel Managment, Inc. 

Final Report Title: Manage the Schedule and Maximize Profit by Utilizing Planes to the Highest Efficiency

Uma RavatUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Industrial Partner: Rithmio

Final Report Title: Machine Learning for Human Activity Recognition

Aubrey RhodenTexas A&M, Corpus Christie

Industrial Partner: Plasma Engineering Research Lab

Final Report Title: Modeling the Evolution of Laser-Induced Plasma in Ambient Air

Jan RychtarUniversity of North Carolina, Greensboro

Industrial Partner: Greensboro Police Department

Final Report Title: Racial Bias in Individual Officers

Samuel SchmidtWinona State University

Final Report Title: Customer Segmentation using Cluster Analysis - Distribution Effectiveness

Mike SchroederMarshall University

Industrial Partner:  Huntington Police Department

Final Report Title: Patrol Zone Realignment for Higher Effectiveness

Christina SelbyJoseph EichholzRose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Industrial Partner: Crane Payment Innovations

Final Report Title: Alternative Methods of Wavefront Coding to be more Cost Efficient

Laura SmithCalifornia State University, Fullerton

Industrial Partner: RAND Corporation

Final Report Title: Self-Exciting Point Process Models for Political Conflict Forecasting

Emma Smith ZbarskyWentworth Institute of Technology

Industrial Partner: Applied Geographics

Final Report Title: Catenary Alpha Shapes for Geographic Data

Jillian StupianskiLee RaneyUniversity of North Alabama

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Laboratory

Final Report Title: Forecasting Zika Virus Disease in Brazil

Narayan ThapaCameron University

Final Report Title: Diffusion, Advection, and Reaction Model for Drug Distribution in Moving Biofluids

David TorainHampton University

Final Report Title: Signal Denoising Using Weibull Distribution

Quan Tran, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Industrial Partner: US Water Utility Group

Final Report Title: Determining the Impurities in Groundwater

Tom WakefieldYoungstown State University

Industrial Partner: Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation

Final Report Title: Analyzing Historic Crime and Neighborhood Stabilization

Jeff WheelerUniversity of Pittsburgh

Final Report Title: Predicting MLB Success and the Use of Sabremetrics

Keith WojciechowskiUniversity of Wisconsin, Stout

Industrial Partner: Fastenal

Final Report Title: Effective School Scheduling for Fastenal School of Business

Zhifu XieVirginia State University

Industrial Partner: U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs

Final Report Title: Determining a High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository Location in the US

   

Academic Year 2014-2015

Kristen AbernathyWinthrop University

Industrial Partner: Level Up Labs

Final Report Title: Fusion in Card Collecting Games: A Probable Outcome

Cesar AguilarCalifornia State University, Bakersfield

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research and Development

Final Report Title: Boundary Point Detection from Noisy Tomographic Data

Tracy BibelnieksUniversity of Minnesota, Duluth

Industrial Partner: Numerica Corporation

Final Report Title: Design of a Discrete Event Simulation for High Priority 911 Service Calls

 

Ron BuckmireOccidental College

Industrial Partner: BeastScore

Final Report Title: A Logistic Formula for Predicting Performance

 

Steve CohenRoosevelt University

Industrial Partner: The Field Museum of Chicago

Final Report Title: Forays into Citizen Science: A Multimethodological Approach to Measuring Accuracy of User-Generated Scientific Data

 

Robert EllisIllinois Institute of Technology

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Lab

Final Report Title: Application of the SEIR Model and the CFLP Algorithm to the Placement of Ebola Treatment Centers in Liberia

 

Elin FarnellKenyon College

Industrial Partner: Sproxil, Inc.

Final Report Title: Modeling Shelf Lives of Products

 

Renee FisterDonald AdongoMurray State University

Industrial Partner:  Briggs and Stratton

Final Report Title: Development of Mathematical Models for Industrial Lighting System Costs with Applications in Constrained System Optimization

 

Javier GarzaTarleton State University

Industrial Partner: Tarleton State University

Final Report Title: Predictive Enrollment Modeling Using Random Forest

 

Yullia HristovaHyejin KimUniversity of Michigan, Dearborn

Industrial Partner: Intel Corporation

Final Report Title: Quantifying the Risks of Solar Power

 

Aprillya LanzNorfolk State University

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Lab

Final Report Title: Transmission Dynamics of the Recent Ebola Epidemics in West Africa

 

Frank LynchEastern Washington University

Industrial Partner: Avista Utilities

Final Report Title: Optimization of a Hydropwer Station

 

Myunghyun OhUniversity of Kansas

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research and Development

Final Report Title: The Motion of the Robot Controlled by Altering the Relative Length of Two Guide Elements

 

Stephen PankavichColorado School of Mines

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Lab

Final Report Title: A Modified SEIR Model for the Spread of Ebola in West Africa

 

Dale PetersonUnited States Air Force Academy

Industrial Partner: United States Air Force Space Command

Final Report Title: Chebyshev Missile Trajectory Tool

 

Kevin PilgrimIndiana University

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research and Development

Final Report Title: Run-time and Security Analysis of Diffie-Hellman Public Key Encryption in an Industrial Setting

Samuel SchmidtWinona State University

Industrial Partner: National Security Technologies

Final Report Title: Flash X-Ray Machine Diagnostics

 

Bernd SchroederUniversity of Southern Mississippi

Industrial Partner: Intel Corporation

Final Report Title: Analysis of Solar Radiation Data from AZMET Station, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

 

Michael SchroederMarshall University

Industrial Partner: Neptune and Company, Inc.

Final Report Title: Why not Substitute? A Simulation Study of Left-Censored Data

 

Laura SmithCalifornia State University, Fullerton

Industrial Partner: RAND Corporation

Final Report Title: Identifying Gender Mismatch between Social Media Users and the U.S. Population

Emma Smith ZbarksyWentworth Institute of Technology

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research and Development

Final Report Title: Tomographic Image Processing

 

Nessy TaniaSmith College

Industrial Partner: Bell Labs

Final Report Title: Modeling Internet Traffic Generation for Telecommunication Applications

 

Narayan ThapaMinot State University

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Lab

Final Report Title: Mathematical Modeling of the Ebola Outbreak and Treatment Facility Placement

David TorainHampton University

Final Report Title: Hedging Strategy Analysis in Foreign Markets
 

Quan TranUniveristy of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Industrial Partner: DEKA Research and Development

Final Report Title: Determining the Volume of a Surface Defined by Tomographic Scattering Points

 

Amanda TuckerSUNY Genesseo

Industrial Partner: Resource Refocus, LLC

Final Report Title: Typical Meteorological Year versus Actual Meteorological Year Weather Data: How Our Changing Climate Affects Energy Use Modeling for Residential Homes 
 

Tom WakefieldYoungstown State University

Industrial Partner: Youngstown Police Department

Final Report Title: Redistricting Youngstown Police Beats

 

Jeff WheelerUniversity of Pittsburgh

Industrial Partner: United States Department of Transportation

Final Report Title: Forecasting Origin Ramp to Destination Ramp Pairs for Peak Shipping Period for a Major Global Courier Service Company

 

Zhifu XieVirginia State University

Industrial Partner: Los Alamos National Lab

Final Report Title: The Mitigation of the Spread of Ebola Virus in West Africa

 

 

Support for this Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) program is provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF grant DMS-1345499).

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