Convocation Spring 2012

At the 2012 Spring Convocation the graduate degrees were awarded to Applied Math students.


  • Anton Baglaenko ("Simulating Lake Dynamics: The Effects of Bathymetry and Bottom Drag")
  • Dale Connor ("The Discontinuous Galerkin Method Applied to Problems in Electromagnetism")
  • Zhao Jin ("Application of repetitive control to the lateral motion in a roll-to-roll web system")
  • Drew Lloyd ("A Mathematical Model of the Bag-Cell Neuron in Aplysia Californica")
  • Christopher Morley ("Pricing CPPI Capital Guarantees: A Lagrangian Framework")
  • Nazgol Shahbandi ("Interaction of Brain Cancer Stem Cells and the Tumour Microenvironment: A Computational Study")


  • Yufang Hao ("Generalizing Sampling Theory for Time-Varying Nyquist Rates Using Self-Adjoint Extensions of Symmetric Operators with Deficiency Indices (1,1) in Hilbert Spaces")
  • Raluca Jessop ("Stability and Hopf Bifurcation Analysis of Hopfield Neural Networks with a General Distribution of Delays")
  • Matthew Johnston ("Topics in Chemical Reaction Networks")
  • Wai Man Ng ("Energy Shaping on Systems with Two Degrees of Underactuation")