Undergraduate Research

Students and Presentations

  1. Student: Sean Jesse (Summer 2017 and Fall 2017). Title: Radio Waves to Electricity: Tesla's Blueprint. Presentations: OAS Technical Meeting, McNairs Scholars Research Conference, 23rd Annual University of Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells.
  2. Students: Amanda Kramer and Kay Woodring (Fall 2017). Title: Zika: A Geographical Approach fo Modeling . Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  3. Student: Matthew B. Henry (Fall 2017). Title: Velocity Density Function with Edgeworth Expansion and Macroscopic Properties. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  4. Students: Kayden Hardcastle and Starla Demmings (Fall 2017). Title: Hedonic Model. Presentation: Oklahoma Institute Sustainability Conference. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  5. Student: Matthew B. Henry (Fall 2017). Title: Data Science: An Exploration in Tragedy. Presentation: Poster Presentation at OK-LSAMP Research Symposium. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  6. Student: Amie Honeycutt (Fall 2017). Title: Cruise Missile Integrated Air Defense System Penetration: Modeling the S-400 System. Advisor: Dr. Michael Pelosi. Paper to Appear in the International Journal of Aviation, Aeronatics and Aerospace.
  7. Students: Justin Van Horn, David Dickinson, Apar Tiwari and Ryan Bond (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018). Title: Complex Network Analysis, Group Testing and Noise Simulation to New Applications in Fields such as Cybersecurity. Presentation: OU Supercomputing Symposium. Advisor: Dr. Vladimir Ufimtsev. Note: This project will use the Supercomputing resources at the University of Oklahoma.
  8. Student: Billy Andrew (Fall 2017). Title: Utilizing XLSForm and Form-Hub to Digitize the Data For Pontotoc Welfare Society. Presentation: OAS Technical Meeting. Advisors: Dr. Vladimir Ufimtsev and Dr. Nicholas Jacob. Note: This project was funded by a grant secured from the PetSmart Charities and the Pontotoc Animal Welfare Society (PAWS).
  9. Student: Kristian Castellanos and Michael Linn (Summer 2017). Title: P.A.W.S. Data Analysis. Presentation: Math Fest, Chicago, IL. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  10. Student Sean Jesse (Spring 2017). Title: Potential Solution to Energy Related Problems. Presentations: Oklahoma Research Day and 19th Annual Texas National McNair Research Conference. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  11. Student: Micah Godfrey (Spring 2017 and Fall 2016). Title: Binomial Transformations in the Complex Plane. Presentations: Research Day at the Oklahoma Capitol and Oklahoma Academy of Science Annual Fall Technical Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  12. Student: Ana Karen Mendez-Cuenca (Spring 2017). Title: Markov Chains Applied to Modern Music. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  13. Students: Sam Harris, Trevor Huie, Sean Jesse, Blade Knox and M. Olivio (Spring 2017). Title: Maximizing Vehicle Efficiency for the Chickasaw Nation. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  14. Students: Michael Linn, Karen Mendez, Kristian Castellanos, P. Edwards, A. Houchin, C. McCaskill and K. Truett (Spring 2017). Title: Modernizing Data Protocols for P.A.W.S. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  15. Student: Michael Linn (Spring 2017). Title: Combinatorics of Key Sharing. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2017 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  16. Student: Giovanni Bethel (Spring 2017). Title: Exploring Statistics of League of Legends. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2017 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells.
  17. Student: Micah Godfrey (Spring 2017). Title: Loops in the Complex Plane. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2017 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  18. Student: Kristian Castellanos (Spring 2017). Title: Anticipated Tax Revenue of Marijuana Legalizatio in Oklahoma. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2017 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  19. Students: Tracy McKibben and Amanda Kramer (Fall 2016). Title:Modeling Measles with Random Forcing. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Science Annual Fall Technical Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  20. Student: Maranda Clymer (Fall 2016). Title: Hermite Polynomials. Presentations: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Annual Fall Technical Meeting (Awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Paper in Mathematics, Statistics and Compute Science Section), OK-LSAMP Research Symposium (Awarded first place for oral presentations). Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  21. Students: Erin Bonner and Maranda Clymer (Fall 2016). Title: 13th Moment Expansion Using Edgeworth Series. Presentation: CURM Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  22. Student: Micah Godfrey (Spring 2016). Title: Transformations in Complex Analysis. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day (Spring 2016). Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  23. Student: Karina Mason (Fall 2015). Title: Recruitment and Retention in ECU Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. Presentation: Noyce Midwest Regional Conference, Omaha, NE.
  24. Student: Ashley Huhman (Spring 2015): Title: Harmonius Atmosphere - Nexus of Science and Arts. Presentation: Chi Alpha National Convention, Chicago, IL. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  25. Student: Ashley Huhman (Spring 2015). Title: An Analysis of Beige Book's Dallas District. Presentation: Undergraduate Research Conference, Chicago, IL. Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Jacob.
  26. Student: Karina Mason (Spring 2015). Title: A Teacher's Perspective: The Impact of Common Core. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper.
  27. Student: Kyle Reeves (Spring 2015). Title: Vector-Matrix Representations of Non-Associative Moufang Loops of Order 2n. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2015 Sectional Meeting and Oklahoma Research Day. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells.
  28. Student: Krystal Collins (Fall 2014). Title: Practice Makes Perfect in Manufacturing Operations. Presentation:  Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Annual Technical Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker.
  29. Student: Anthony Cloutier (Fall 2014). Title: Roman Numeral Calculator and Converter: An Android App. Presentation:  Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Annual Technical Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker.
  30. Student: Brandi Wood (Fall 2014). Title: Do You Want This Job or Does This Job Want You? Presentation:  Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Annual Technical Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker.
  31. Student: Breann Pinley (Fall 2014). Title: Excuse You!! --- Effective Scheduling Practices Allowing for Unpredictable Interruptions. Presentation:  Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Annual Technical Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker.
  32. Student: Stephanie Bayne (Spring 2013). Title: Going to the Game: What Drives Attendance at Baseball Games. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2013 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells
  33. Student: Bobby Carnes (Spring 2013). Title: Going to the Game: What Drives Attendance at Baseball Games. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2013 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells
  34. Student: Bailey Sinnett (Spring 2013). Title: Going to the Game: What Drives Attendance at Baseball Games. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2013 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells
  35. Student: Danny Somers (Spring 2013). Title: Going to the Game: What Drives Attendance at Baseball Games. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2013 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells
  36. Student: Tabitha Heaton (Spring 2013). Title: Miquel’s Circles, Triangles, Points and More. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2013 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  37. Student: Stephanie Bayne (Spring 2013). Title: Miquel’s Circles, Triangles, Points and More. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2013 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  38. Student: Laura Asaro (Spring 2014). Title: Phytoplankton Model. Presentation: Joint Mathematics Meetings 2014. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  39. Student: Danny Somers (Spring 2014). Title: Predicting the Unpredictable Bounce. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Nick Jacob
  40. Student: Stephanie Duncan (Spring 2014). Title: The Senior’s Dream. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2014. Advisor: Dr. Nick Jacob
  41. Student: Kendall Dobbs (Spring 2014). Title: Mathematics Efficacy: Is a Math Class Hard? Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  42. Student: Stephanie Bayne (Spring 2014). Title: A Teacher’s Perspective: The Impact of Common Core. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  43. Student: Matt Garner (Spring 2014). Title: A Teacher’s Perspective: The Impact of Common Core. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  44. Student: Vikki Orso (Spring 2014). Title: A Teacher’s Perspective: The Impact of Common Core. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  45. Student: Stephanie Duncan (Spring 2014). Title: Curriculum Integration and the Mathematics Classroom. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  46. Student: Kendra Parker (Spring 2014). Title: Jacobi vs. Gauss-Seidel. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  47. Student: Stephanie Bayne (Spring 2014). Title: A Teacher’s Perspective: The Impact of Common Core. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  48. Student: Danny Somers (Spring 2014). Title: Fumble! The Unpredictable Bounce of a Football. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells
  49. Student: Bailey Sinnett (Spring 2014). Title: Successful States of Successful Schools. Presentation: MAA OK-AR 2014 Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Well
  50. Student: Karina Chavez (Summer 2014). Title: A Teacher’s Perspective: The Impact of Common Core. Presentation: 2014 OCTM Conference. Advisor: Dr. Mary Harper
  51. Student: Janne’ Klassen (Fall 2013). Title: Solving the Fibonacci Sequence Using Matrix Techniques. Presentation: Annual Technical Meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 2013. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  52. Student: Krystal Brantley (Fall 2013). Title: Gradient, Divergence and Curl. Presentation: Annual Technical Meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 2013. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  53. Student: Anthony Cloutier (Fall 2013). Title: A Base Converter/Calculator Application - Preliminary Analysis. Presentation: Annual Technical Meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 2013. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  54. Student: Michael Cain (Fall 2013). Title: Running As Fast As You Can!. Presentation: Annual Technical Meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 2013. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  55. Student: Aubrey Painter (Fall 2013). Title: Representing Integers as Sums and Differences of Squares. Presentation: Annual Technical Meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 2013. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  56. Student: Joshua Crittenden (Spring 2013). Title: Random Number Generators – The Linear Congruential Method. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day, 2013; ECU Honors Showcase, 2013; and Successfully Defended Honors Thesis, 2013. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  57. Student: Erin Fixico-Mitchell (Fall 2012). Title: The Ancestry of a Language: Exploring Glottochronology. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Fall Annual Technical Meeting, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  58. Student: Austin Wood (Fall 2012). Title: A Survey of Quaternions. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Fall Annual Technical Meeting, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  59. Student: Joey Pavlovich. Title: The Mathematics and Application of Quarterback Ratings. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Fall Annual Technical Meeting, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  60. Student: Joshua Crittenden. Title: Random Number Generation: Part I. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Fall Annual Technical Meeting, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  61. Student: Ashley Cardwell. Title: The Mathematical Modeling of Golf. Presentation: ECU Honors Presentation, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Andrei Ghenciu.
  62. Student: Joshua Crittenden (Spring 2012). Title: Prime Numbers in Cryptography. Presentation: TORUS Conference, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  63. Student: Scott Brian (Fall 2011 and Spring 2012. Title: Remote Sensing. Presentation: Society of Physics Students’ Meeting, 2011 and OK-AR MAA Sectional Conference, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  64. Students: Kaleb Gordon, Erin Fixico-Mitchell, Jeffery Spears, Tabitha Heaton (Spring 2012). Title: Graph Theory. Presentation: OK-AR MAA Sectional Meeting, 2012. Advisors: Dr. Andrew Wells and Dr. Andrei Ghenciu
  65. Students: Bobby Carnes, Simmon Harjo, Christopher Eckler (Spring 2012). Title: Cryptography. Presentation: OK-AR MAA Sectional Meeting, 2012. Advisors: Dr. Andrew Wells and Dr. Andrei Ghenciu
  66. Student: Alyssa Eickenhorst (Spring 2012). Title: Fourier Transforms. Presentation: OK-AR MAA Sectional Meeting, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Heather Hannah
  67. Student: Janne’ Klassen (Spring 2012). Title: Using LaPlace Transforms to Solve PDEs. Presentation: OK-AR MAA Sectional Meeting, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Heather Hannah
  68. Student: Janne’ Klassen (Fall 2011). Title: New Derivative. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day, 2011. Advisor: Dr. Heather Hannah
  69. Student: Ashley Cardwell (Fall 2011). Title: The Mathematics of Hyperthermia as a Treatment Option for Tumors. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting, Durant, OK. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  70. Student: An Qi Ho (Fall 2011). Title: Studying Interactions Between Healthy Cells and Cancer Cells Using Nonlinear Difference Equations. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day, Lawton, OK. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  71. Student: Cody Barlow (Fall 2011). Title: Fuzzy Logic. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day, Lawton, OK. Advisor: Dr. Heather Hannah
  72. Student: Laura Johnson (Fall 2011). Title: Analytic Geometry. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day, Lawton, OK. Advisor: Dr. Andrei Ghenciu
  73. Student: Jessica Stettler (Fall 2011). Title: Vector and Tensor Analysis. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day, Lawton, OK. Advisor: Dr. Heather Hannah
  74. Students: Cody Barlow, Jessica Stettler, Jeffery Spears, Erin Fixico, Laura Johnson, Kaleb Gordon, Tabitha Heaton (Summer 2011). Title: Teaching a Crytography Lesson to High School Students. Presentation: Oklahoma Council for Teachers in Mathematics (OCTM) Conference, Oklahoma City, OK. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Wells
  75. Student: Jing Chen (Spring 2011). Title: Numerical Solution of Stochastic Differential Equation (SDE) in Financial Mathematics. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2011 (tentative). Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  76. Students: Jessica Pitts, Cody Barlow, Jeffery Spears (Spring 2011). Title: ECU Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Phase-I). Presentation: Noyce Midwest Regional Conference, Indianapolis, IN and Noyce PI Conference, Washington, DC. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  77. Student: Sarah Newell (Spring 2011). Title: Inverted Algorithmic Analysis. Presentation: OK-AR Sectional Meeting of MAA 2011. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  78. Student: Matthew Donica (Spring 2011): Title: Calculating Prime Numbers of Length Six or Higher Using the C++ Programming Language. Presentation: Texas Oklahoma Research Undergraduate Symposium (TORUS) Conference 2011. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  79. Student: Checed Rodgers (Spring 2011): Title: "Granting Certiorari" - A Mathematical Model for Supreme Court Acceptance of Appealed Cases. Presentation: Texas Oklahoma Research Undergraduate Symposium (TORUS) Conference 2011. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  80. Students: Jason Bucy, Nicholas Nottingham, Jeffery Spears, Tomas Tillery (Fall 2010 and Spring 2011). Title: Modeling Interactions Among Healthy Cells, Tumor Cells and Medicine in Mice Using Nonlinear Differential Equations. Presentation: Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) Spring Research Conference 2011 at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah and Oklahoma Research Day 2011. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  81. Student: Brad Paddock (Fall 2010). Title: Illusions in Optical Illuminence. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting 2010. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  82. Student: Whitney McDaniel (Fall 2010). Title: Measuring Cardiac Output: The Analysis of Dye-Dilution Data. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting 2010. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  83. Student: Sarah Morris (Fall 2010). Title: Linear Algebra and Buffaloes. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting 2010. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  84. Student: Charles Southerland (Fall 2010 and Spring 2011). Title: Program Derivation of Matrix Operations in Galois Field. Presentation: Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting 2010 and Oklahoma Computing Conference 2011. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  85. Student: Jing Chen, Linh Nguyen and Thinh Tran (Spring 2010, Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 ). Title: Modeling Interactions among Healthy Cells, Tumor Cells and Medicine in Mice Using Nonlinear Difference Equations. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2010. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  86. Students: Matthew Donica, Kaleb Gordon, Laura Johnson and Jessica Pitts (Fall 2009 and Spring 2010). Title: Modeling Interactions Among Fish, Fishermen and Fish-Eating Birds. Presentation: Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) Spring Research Conference 2010 at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Oklahoma Research Day 2011, Texas Oklahoma Research Undergraduate Symposium (TORUS) Conference 2011 and MAA OK-AR Sectional Meeting. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  87. Student: Brandan Rosa (Spring 2009 and Summer 2009). Title: Studying Stability of Nonlinear Dynamical System using Linearization Technique and Lyapunov Function. Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2009 and MAA OK-AR Section Meeting 2010. Advisor Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  88. Student: Brandan Rosa (Fall 2008), Title: Some Preliminaries Towards Chaos, Presentation: ECU Math Club, Oklahoma Research Day 2008, MAA OK-AR Section Meeting 2009. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  89. Student: Jacob Gammill (Spring 2008), Title: Equilibrium Stability Criteria for Nonlinear Dynamical System, Presentation: ECU Math Club, Oklahoma Research Day 2008. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand
  90. Student: Vanessa Canfield (Spring 2007), Title: The Golden Ratio, Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  91. Student: Jennifer Nicholson (Fall 2006), Title: Proofs of Correctness: Least Common Multiples, Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2006. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  92. Student: Marion Magee (Fall 2006), Title: Proofs of Correctness: Greatest Common Divisors and Integer Division, Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2006. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  93. Student: Vanessa Canfield (Fall 2006), Title: Fibonacci Numbers, Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2006. Advisor: Dr. Anita Walker
  94. Student: Rebekah Rogers (Summer and Fall 2006), Title: Bacteria, Nutrient and Medicine in Human Body, Presentation: Oklahoma Research Day 2006. Advisor: Dr. Robert Ferdinand

Pictures

Brandan Rosa: ECU Academic Excellence Day 2009CURM Group Hangs Out Before Their Talk at the Conference

Kaleb Gordon and Matthew Donica Presenting at CURM Conference

Jessica Pitts and Laura Johnson Presenting at CURM Conference

Matthew Donica at TORUS 2011Noyce Scholar Presenting Poster at Noyce Midwest Conference, Omaha, NE (2015)

 

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