Past Ph.D. Students
Former students who I officially advised:

Bracy H. Elton, 1990, Applied Sciences,
University of California at Davis, (coadvisor: Garry H. Rodrigue)
A Numerical Theory of Lattice Gas and Lattice Boltzmann
Methods in the
Computation of Solutions to Nonlinear
AdvectionDiffusion Systems,
Now: Senior Staff Scientist, High Performance Technologies Inc.,
Dayton, OH

Marco Campini, 1991, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
The Fluid Dynamical Limits
of the Linearized Boltzmann Equation,
Last Known: Scientist, Italiel S.P.A., Italy

Shi Jin , 1991, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
Numerical Transport in Diffusive Regimes,
Now: Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Shan Jin, 1991, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
The Semiclassical Limit of
the Defocusing Nonlinear Schrodinger flows,
Last Known: MathSoft Inc., Seattle, WA

TaiCheng Tso , 1992, Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
On the Incompressible Limit of
the Compressible NavierStokes Equations,
Now: Professor, Department of Mathematics,
National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

ChiKun Lin , 1992, Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
On the Incompressible Limit of
the Compressible NavierStokes Equations
Now: Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics,
National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Michael A. Wolfson, 1994, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona (coadvisor: Frederick D. Tappert)
Kinetic Theory of Waves in Random Media
and Amelioration of Classical Chaos
Now: Applied Mathematician, Ocean Acoustics Department,
Applied Physics Laboratory,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Warren D. MacEvoy Jr. , 1994, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
Numerical and Analytical Studies of Instabilities
in 1+1 and 2+1 Dimensional
Periodic Fully Integrable
Partial Differential Equations: Methods and Results,
Now: Professor,
Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics Department,
Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO

Peter D. Miller , 1994, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
Macroscopic Lattice Dynamics,
Now: Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Director, Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics

Aric Hagberg , 1994, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona, (coadvisor: Ehud Meron)
Fronts and Patterns in ReactionDiffusion Equations,
Now: Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Group (T7),
Theoretical Divivsion,
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

Gustavo CruzPacheco , 1995, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
The Nonlinear Schroedinger Limit of the
Complex GinzburgLandau Equation,
Now: Investigador Titular "A",
Departamento de Matematicas y Mecanica,
Instituto de Investigaciones
en Mathematicas y en Sistemas (IIMAS),
Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Donald R. Stark , 1996, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
Structure and Turbulence in the Complex GinzburgLandau
Equation with a Nonlinearity of Arbitrary Order
Now: Project Scientist, Scientific Computing Division (SCD),
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

Marcel Oliver , 1996, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
A Mathematical Investigation of Models
of Shallow Water with a Varying Bottom,
Now: Professor of Mathematics, Jacobs University,
Bremen, Germany

Karla J. Horsch , 1997, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona,
Attractors for Lyapunov Cases of the Complex
GinzburgLandau Equation
Now: Research Associate,
Kurt Rossmann Laboratories for Radiologic Image Research,
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

David L. Ropp, 2000, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona
A Numerical Study of Shallow Water Models
with Variable Topography
Last Known: Department of Computational Mathematics and Algorithms,
Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM

Cecilia Fosser, 2000,
Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona,
Statistics in Stochastic Automata Model for the Spread
of Disease Among Mobile Individuals
Now: Manager, Pfizer, New London/Norwich, CT

Will Ott, 2004,
Mathemaics, University of Maryland
(coadvisors: James A. Yorke and Brian Hunt),
InfiniteDimensional Dynamical Systems and Projections
Now: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Ning Jiang, 2006,
Mathematics, University of Maryland,
Weakly Compressible NavierStokes Approximation
of Gas Dynamics
Now: Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences Center,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Cory Hauck, 2006,
Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation,
University of Maryland,
EntropyBased Moment Closures in Semiconductor Models
Now: Householder Fellow,
Computational Mathematics Group,
Computer Science and Mathematics Division,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Weiran Sun, 2008,
Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation,
University of Maryland,
Mathematical Problems Arising
when Connecting Kinetic to Fluid Regimes
Now: Professor, Department of Mathematics,
Simon Fraser University

J.T. Halbert, 2009,
Mathematics, University of Maryland,
A Modified ZwanzigMori Formalism
Now: Analytic Modeler, Applied Physics Laboratory,
The Johns Hopkins University, Laural, MD

Sam PunshonSmith, 2017,
Mathematics, University of Maryland,
Capturing the Large Scale Behavior of Many Particle Systems Through CoarseGraining
Next: NSF Postdoc, Brown University,
Providence, RI
Former students who I unofficially advised:

Elizabeth Hunke , 1994, Applied Mathematics,
University of Arizona, (advisor: Joseph A. Zehnder)
The TimeDependent Transformed Eliassen Balanced Vortex Model
of a Tropical Cyclone
Now: Climate, Ocean and Sea Ice Modeling (COSIM),
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

G. John Lapeyre , 2000, Physics,
University of Arizona (advisor: Daniel L. Stein)
Random Walks on a Fluctuating Lattice
Last Known: Staff, Department of Physics,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
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