Recent PhD graduates and postdocs
Our recently graduated PhD students and former postdocs have found positions in academia and industry.
Recent Doctoral Students
Thesis: T-de Vries algebras
Summer 2018, advisor Rick Ball
Thesis: Surface entropy of shifts of finite type
Summer 2018, advisor Ronnie Pavlov
Arizona State University, postdoctoral scholar
Thesis: Quantum metrics on approximately finite dimensional algebras
Spring 2017, advisor Frederic Latremoliere
Masoumah Al Ali
Al-Yamamah University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, assisstant professor
Thesis: Z_2 orbifolds of affine vertex algebras and W-algebras
Spring 2017, advisor Andrew Linshaw
Gaming Laboratories International, LLC, assistant director of mathematics
Thesis: Banach spaces from barriers of high dimensional Ellentuck spaces
Fall 2016, advisor Alvaro Arias
Davidson College, postdoctoral scholar
Thesis: Topological speedups
Spring 2016, advisor Nic Ormes
University of Denver, teaching assistant professor
Thesis: Follower and Extender Sets in Symbolic Dynamics
Spring 2016, advisor Ronnie Pavlov
Thesis: The Finite Embeddability Property for some Noncommutative knotted varieties of RL and DRL
Spring 2015, advisor Nick Galatos
Thesis: Dihedral-like constructions of automorphic loops
Spring 2015, advisor Petr Vojtechovsky
Sam Houston State University, assistant professor
Thesis: Topological Ramsey spaces, associated ultrafilters, and their applications to the Tukey theory of ultrafilters and Dedekind cuts of nonstandard arithmetic
Spring 2014, advisor Natasha Dobrinen
University of North Alabama, assistant professor
Thesis: Loops and their permutation groups
Spring 2013, advisor Michael Kinyon
C12Energy, scientific software developer
Thesis: Cayley-Dickson loops
Summer 2012, advisor Petr Vojtechovsky
Katherine Perry (9/2017- )
PhD 2017 (Auburn University)
Research interest: Combinatorics, graph theory, design theory
Seung Yeop Yang (9/2017-6/2018)
Assistant Professor, Kyungpook National University, Korea
PhD 2017 (George Washington University)
Research interest: Low-dimensional topology, algebraic topology related to knot theory, knotted surfaces in 4-space, graph theory.
Daniel Hathaway (9/2015-6/2018)
PhD 2015 (University of Michigan)
Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
Research interest: Set theory, cardinal characteristics, descriptive set theory, forcing.
Aysel Erey (9/2015-6/2017)
PhD 2015 (Dalhousie University, Canada)
Research interest: Combinatorics and graph theory, graph polynomials and their roots.
Izabella Stuhl (9/2014-6/2017 )
PhD 2010 (University of Debrecen, Hungary)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Penn State University
Research interest: Non-associative algebraic structures and applications.
Lori Alvin (9/2013-6/2015)
PhD 2011 (Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
Assistant Professor, Bradley University
Research interest: dynamical systems, topological dynamics, symbolic dynamics.
Jose G. Mijares (9/2013-6/2015)
PhD 2007 (Central University of Venezuela)
Teaching Assistant Professor, University of Denver
Research interest: Set theory, Ramsey theory, topological dynamics, combinatorics, functional analysis.
Zhe Liu (9/2012-6/2013)
PhD 2010 (University of New Hampshire)
Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
Research interest: Functional analysis, operator algebras, unbounded operators, mathematical physics.