Undergraduate Research Projects


2018-2019

Bartosz Syroka - A Theorem of Arnold and Jost on Integrable Hamiltonian Systems, Supervisors: Walter Craig and Stan Alama
Yuyang Ye - A Review of Data Simpliļ¬cation and Dimension Reduction MethodsA Review of Data Simpliļ¬cation and Dimension Reduction Methods, Supervisor: N. Balakrishnan
Daniel Presta - Investigation of an Extended Climate-Economy Model, Supervisors: M. Grasselli and B. Bolker
Sang Woo Park - Estimating time-varying transmission rates of the SIR model, Supervisor: Ben Bolker
Prabin Niroula - Powers of Edge Ideals and their Multiplicities, Supervisor: Adam VanTuyl
Adam Shen - Sociodemographic and medical factors as predictors of wait time for women with uterine cancer in Ontario, Supervisor: Gregory Pond



2017-2018
Hana Dampf, Clustering Longitudinal Data with Added Robustness through Cholesky-Decomposed Contaminated Gaussian Mixture Models, Supervisor: P. McNicholas
Jennifer Freeman, The Progression of Lattice-based Cryptography, Supervisor: Douglas Stebila
Alex Kerzner, Cryptographic Pairings and Anonymous Credentials, Supervisor:  Douglas Stebila
Elizabeth Webb, Mathematical Modelling of Tsunami Waves, Supervisor: Nicholas Kevlahan 


2016-2017
Dominique Dupont-Jillings, Reduced Simplicial Homology and Circulant Graphs, Supervisor: Dr. A. VanTuyl
Nurefsan Davulcu, Microbial Impact on Metabolics within different Ethnic Groups in CanadaSupervisor: Dr. J. Stearns
Kyle MacDonald,  Performance estimates in one-dimensional charge transport, Supervisor: Dr. B. Protas 
Teshaun Murray, Applications of data science. Supervisor: Dr. P. McNicholas 
Vanessa Bierling,  A Latent Gaussian Mixture Model for Longitudinal Data. Supervisor: Dr. P. McNicholas
Nikola Pocuca,  Modeling Individual Claims with the Generalized Linear Transformed Mixture Cluster-Weighted Model, Supervisor: Dr. P. McNicholas 
Robert White,  Evolution of altruism in spatial games via continuous tag and strategy evolution, Supervisor: Dr. B. Bolker



2015-2016
Hilton Maurer
, Integral Defi nite Rational Functions on Valued Fields,   Supervisor:  Dr. D. Haskell
Angelina Pesevski,  High-Dimensional Clustering: Multidimensional Scaling and Mixture Models Supervisor: Dr. P. McNicholas
Zheng Jing (Jimmy) Hu,  Survival Analysis Modeling with Parametric Distributions of the Location-Scale FamilySupervisor:  Dr. N. Balakrishnan


2014-2015
Michael Gallaugher, Fast Approximations to Linear Mixed Effects Models With Applications in Genome-Wide Association Studies, Supervisor: Dr. A. Canty
Se-Jin Kim, Continuous model theory and free probability theory, Supervisor: Dr. B. Hart


2013-2014
Jamal Kawach, Khovanov Homology, Slice Invariants, and Exotic R4, Supervisor: Dr. H. Boden

Lee W. van Brussel, Augmented Capacity: Upper Bounds to Eigenvalues of Broken Drums, Supervisor: Dr. L. Bronsard
Anna Lucic, Integration of Mathematics into Interdisiplinary Science Programs, Supervisor: Dr. M. Lovric
Anne Marie Kosar, Patterns of the Use of Technology in Transition from High School to University Mathematics, Supervisor: Dr. M. Lovric
Julian Wong, Optimization of Omega Measure Under Jointly Normal Distribution, Supervisor: Dr. T. Privu

2012-2013
Christopher J. Adkins, Minimizers for Axisymmetric Membranes, Supervisor: Dr. L. Bronsard
Nigel Sequeira, Infinitary Continuous Model Theory, Supervisor: Dr. B. Hart
Michelle Spano, The Effects of Problem-Based Learning on Retention, Supervisor:  Dr. D. Lozinski
Chengzhu Xu, Numerical Modelling of the Dynamical Evolution of Contact Lines in Fluid Flows, Supervisor: Dr. D. Pelinovsky


2011-2012
Michelle Hurst, The Effect of Student Attitudes and Beliefs on Mathematics Education, Supervisor: Dr. M. Lovric
Alexander Poon, Problem Based Learning and its Effects on Retention, Supervisor: Dr. D. Lozinski
Lindsay White, A Topological Analysis of Music, Supervisor: Dr M. Kolster

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