Research and Grants

Our faculty are proud of the research they've completed (see below for more information). But more impressive is the work of our students:

Current Research Areas
Algebra Analysis Applied Mathematics Combinatorics and Number Theory Mathematics Education
  • Calculus Assessments (Cory)
  • Complex Systems and Mixed Methods (Bullock)
  • Concept Maps (Swarthout)
  • Digital Mathematics Tool (Bullock)
  • Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment (Ray)
  • Mathematics Curriculum Development for Pre-Service Teachers (Cory, Ray)
  • Pedagogical Action Research (Cory, Ray)
  • Retention of Mathematics Learning (Jasper)
  • Textbook Analysis (Jones)
Statistics Topology
Undergraduate Projects
Graduate Projects
  • Liu Yang: Do the bowlers have higher economy rates during the PowerPlay in Twenty20 cricket? A negative binomial regression approach (w/Manage 2014)
  • Christina Nieuwoudt: Assessing the sensitivity of interval estimates in errors-invariables regression (w/Holt 2014)
  • Suzi Gearheart: On partial difference sets in C16 x C16 (w/ Smith, 2013)
  • Rajitha Silva: The robustness of the synthetic t chart for non-normality (w/Scariano, 2013)
  • Shuyuan Huang: Ordinary least squares vs. reduced major axis regression: A performance analysis (w/ Holt, 2013)
  • Jinat Fatema: Analysis of Bangladesh cricket: A quantile regression approach (w/Manage 2013)
  • Wei Zhang: On scaling infinite product and its applications (w/ Wang, 2012)
  • Darwin Luna: Stochastic models for heat flow in a cylinder (w/ Swim, 2012)
  • Alex Diaz: Testing a distance algorithm in tree space (w/ Loft, 2012)
  • Vishwas Mallipeddi: Rain-rule methods for Twenty20 cricket (w/Manage, 2012)
  • Mahesh Fernando: Analysis of model selection methods for linear regression (w/Manage 2012)
  • Samantha Caspar: Midpoints of tree geodesics & consensus (w/Loft, 2012)
  • Robert Williams: Monomial ideals (w/Garcia-Puente, 2012)
  • Luis Molina: Sandpile groups (w/Garcia-Puente, 2012)
  • Sarah Spielvogel: Completing Emmy Noether' 1908 thesis (w/ Garcia, 2012)
  • Alacia Voth: The exploration and computations of mathematical models of intermittent treatment for prostate cancer (w/Alford 2012)
  • Nadeeshani Jayasena: Comparing the Performance of Ordinary Least Squares and Model II Regression (w/Holt, 2012)
  • Crystal Wiedner: Univariate time series ARIMA modeling of weekly regular conventional gas prices, monthly us federal effective rates, and monthly aviation accident totals (w/Scariano, 2012)
  • Charity Bankhead, Generalized crowns (w/ Garcia, 2010)