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My research group focuses on collaborative projects at the interface of applied mathematics, statistics, and the biological sciences.

A Note to Prospective Students

Prospective graduate students should contact me by e-mail. I can advise graduate students in the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees programs offered by the Mathematics & Statistics Dept., and the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology (EECB).

Undergraduate students interested in pursuing undergraduate research projects (whether it's for fun and/or to fulfill program requirements, e.g., an Honors Senior Thesis) should contact me by email and perhaps set up a time to meet in person to discuss options.

Graduate Students

Amy Robards

Project: Absolute Frequency Data for Statistical Computing: A Comparison With Sample-Based Approaches and
Guidelines for Improving Software Implementation.

Mathematics M.S. (Statistics Emphasis)
Current Position:
      Scientific Games, Reno, NV

Undergraduate Students

Catalina Medina

Project: Host-pathogen dynamics: Insights from analyzing data with Nonlinear Mixed Effect Dynamic Models
Mathematics B.S. (Specialization in Statistics; Biology minor)
McNair Scholar
Co-advisor: Deena Schmidt
Current Position:
      UC Irvine, Ph.D. Program in Statistics

Former Group Members

Narae Wadsworth

Project: Constructing Continuous Time Markov Chains From Empirical Hitting Time Distributions
Mathematics B.S. (Specialization in Statistics) awarded May 2018
Economics B.A.

Co-advisor: Deena Schmidt
Current Position:
      UC Berkeley, M.A. Program in Statistics

Jace Gilbert

Project: Incorporating Bifurcation Information into Statistical Methods for Fitting Dynamic (ODE) Models
Mathematics B.S. (Specialization in Statistics; Economics minor) awarded December 2017
Current Position:
      UNC Chapel Hill, Ph.D. Program in Biostatistics

Adam Kirosingh

Project: Generalizing the Linear Chain Trick for reducing integral equations to ODEs.
Molecular Microbiology & Immunology B.S. (Mathematics minor) awarded May 2017
Current Position:
      Stanford University, Ph.D. Program in Microbiology & Immunology

Amanda Fredrickson

Honors Thesis: Analyzing and Comparing Choreographic Structure in Dance from Laban Notated Scores
Mathematics B.S. (Specialization in Statistics; Dance minor; Business Administration minor) awarded May 2017
Graduated with Honors
Co-advisor: Deena Schmidt