Mathematics and Statistics Senior Thesis Talks

Congratulations 2022 Mathematics Majors

Feb 18

Adam Guo
A categorical equivalence between algebra and topology
(Advisor: Konrad Aguilar)

Lauren Quesada
The Pitfalls and Advantages of Permuting
(Advisor: Jo Hardin)

Michael He
Demystify Growth Curves
(Advisor: Gizem Karaali)

JJ Shankar
Homology Theories and Data
(Advisor: Sherilyn Tamagawa)

Feb 25

Zena Meyer
The Perron-Frobenius Theorem
(Advisor: Edray Goins)

Sarah Kim
Study of Holes: Topological Data Analysis on High Dimensional Data
(Advisor: Vin de Silva)

Lily Feldman
Conflict Resolution, But Make It Math: A Sampling of Proper Coloring Problems and Proofs
(Advisor: Shahriar Shahriari)

Arm Wonghirundacha
Keeping bots at Bayes : Classifying random strings with the Bayes Classifier
(Advisor: Gabe Chandler)

Mar 4

Nick Waalkes
Online False Discovery Rate Control: Finding False Positives in Real Time
(Advisor: Jo Hardin)

Jacob Waldor
Modeling COVID-19 Spread Using Markovian Random Walks
(Advisor: Angel Chavez)

Pipi Gao
Character Network Analysis in Movie Scripts
(Advisor: Angel Chavez)

Ciara Chow
Combatting misinformation with networked agent-based models
(Advisor: Maryann Hohn)

Apr 1

Amber Lee
Clustering Spotify Playlists
(Advisor: Konrad Aguilar)

Anna Newman
When a minority political party wins elections: Applying a random graph network model for voting
(Advisor: Sherilyn Tamagawa)

Danny Ta
The Combinatorics Behind Tournament Designs
(Advisor: Vin de Silva)

Clark Baker
Modeling Tumor Growth as a Free Boundary Value Problem
(Advisor: Adolfo Rumbos)

Apr 8

Siddharth Namachivayam
Prediction Markets: A Mechanism for Information Aggregation
(Advisor: Ami Radunskaya)

Sanjar Junisbai
Three-Person Standoff: the Truel
(Advisor: Adolfo Rumbos)

Salih Erdal
Linear Algebraic Techniques in Graph Theory
(Advisor: Shahriar Shahriari)

Tanvi Jhunjhunwala
Political Protests and Mathematical Modelling
(Advisor: Ami Radunskaya)

Abigail Ball
Graph Algorithms: A Theoretical and Practical Exploration
(Advisor: Gizem Kaarali)

Maxwell Rose
Visualizing Dessin d’Enfants
(Advisor: Edray Goins)

Apr 15

Kamil English
Spreading music: SIR modeling artist popularity
(Advisor: Maryann Hohn)

Phuong Nguyen
Complex Word Identification in Vietnamese with Support Vector Machines
(Advisor: Ami Radunskaya)

Franco Vijandre
Game-Theoretic Bargaining Models: Nash vs Rubinstein
(Adolfo Rumbos)

Ra-Zakee Muhammad
Topological Data Analysis and Mesh Recognition
(Gabe Chandler)

Apr 22

Oliver Chang
Fast Matrix Multiplication: A Song of Mathematics and Computer Science
(Advisor: Stephan Garcia)

Nick Marsano
The State of Graph Isomorphisms
(Advisor: Vin de Silva)

Moe Sunami
Conformal Prediction Framework
(Advisor: Jo Hardin)

Peter Heckendorn
Key Ideas in Mathematical Argumentation: Engaging Student Epistemology in Proof Pedagogy
(Advisor: Gizem Karaali)