My Students
# My Students

## Ph.D. Students

- Brett Ehrman, 2022- Present.
- Wesley R. Perkins, graduated 2021. (Graduation Pic)
- Thesis Title: Modulational and Subharmonic Dynamics of Periodic Waves.
- First Job: C.C. Hsiung Visiting Assistant Professor at
Lehigh University.

- Connor Y. Smith, Graduated 2019. (Graduation Pic)
- Thesis Title: Dynamics of Essentially Unstable Solitary Waves.
- First Job: Data Scientist, Lowe's Companies, Moorsevile, NC.

- Kyle Claassen, Graduated 2018. (Graduation Pic)
- Thesis Title: Stability of Periodic Waves in Nonlocal Dispersive Equations.
- First Job: Assistant Professor of Mathemaitcs at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

## M.A. Students

- Skylar Allen, graduated summer 2023.
- Thesis Title: Some Existence Results for Boundary Value Problems for Elliptic PDE
- Took job with Prime Pensions in Florham Park, NJ.

- Claire Bodemann, graduated 2021.
- Thesis Title: Stability of Solitary Waves for the Generalized Korteweg-de Vries Equation.
- Took job as Mathematics Instructor for eStem Public Charter Schools in central Arkansas.

- Paul Goodwin, graduated 2019.
- Thesis Title: Beyond the Fourier Transform -- On the Inverse Scattering Transform and the Fokas Method.
- Continued to Mathematics Ph.D. program at
Missouri University of Science and Technology.

- Uyen Le, graduated 2017.
- Thesis Title: Existence of Nonlinear Waves in Water Wave Models.
- Continued to Mathematics Ph.D. program at McMaster Univeristy.

- Joel Klipfel, graduated 2015.
- Thesis Title: Orbital Stability of Ground State Solutions of the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation.
- Continued to Mathematics Ph.D. program at the University of Kentucky.

## Undergraduate Research Project Mentor

- Jordan Bramble, Spring 2021-Spring 2022.
- Project Title: Infectious Disease Modeling -- Implications of Non-Sterilizing but Protective Immunity on Vaccine Application.

- Jordan Bramble, Fall 2019-Spring 2020, co-advisor with Dionyssios Mantzavinos.
- Project Title: Mathematical Modeling of Arterial Blood Flow.

## Departmental Honors Porject Advisor

- Asher Supernaw, graduated 2020.
- Project Title: Toward an Understanding of Local Behavior in
Nonlinear ODEs.
- Continued to Mathematics Ph.D. program at UM, Amherst.

- Trevor Scheopner, graduated 2018.
- Project Title: Modeling the Dynamics of an Electric Guitar String.
- Continued to Physics Ph.D. program at UCLA.

- Sam Wester, graduated 2016.
- Project Title: Differential Equations and Semigroup Theory.
- Continued to Mathematics Ph.D. program at UIUC.