Past research projects

Computational Mathematics Master's students (research track) are required to complete a research paper and presentation while completing their degree. Below is an archive of the research papers completed by past Computational Mathematics Master's students.  

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Class of 2019

Student Supervisor(s) Title of Research Project
Nicole Dumont Thomas Coleman The Optimal Social Cost of Carbon & The Cost of Inaction (PDF)
Beini Fan Yuying Li Total Risk Minimization with Spline Kernel Functions (PDF)
Luke Fitzpatrick Michael Waite Subgrid Modelling for Large-Scale Atmospheric Flow (PDF)
Ryan Hughes Henry Wolkowicz An Updated Stable Primal-Dual Interior-Point Algorithm for Linear Programming (PDF)
Sakif Khan Ali Ghodsi Variational Inference and Stochastic Optimization for Document Modelling (PDF)
Xuanrui Li Kirsten Morris Solution of Algebraic Riccati Equations using Schur Method and Newton-Kleinman Method (PDF)
Wenqing Liu Wayne Oldford TREC: tree reduced ensemble clustering (PDF)
Qi Mai Justin Wan Metal Artifacts Reduction in CT Scans using CNN with Ground Truth Elimination (PDF)
Bo Na Peter Forsyth & Yuying Li Neural Network Optimal Asset Allocation: Put Writing and Trent Following (PDF)
James Petrie Katerina Papoulia & Stephen Vavasis ADMM Energy Minimization for Quasistatic Cohesive Fracture (PDF)
Jason Schneider Chris Fletcher Parameter Sensitivity and Tuning of Piektuk-D (PDF)
Timothy Thompson Katerina Papoulia Simulating Failure of Cortical Bone with an Energy Based Discrete Fracture Model (PDF)
Yuan (Greg) Wang Sander Rhebergen An Abstract Framework of Pressure Robustness for Saddle Point Problems in Hilbert Spaces (PDF)
Mingyu Yang Henry Wolkowicz Uncertainty Set Sizes, Sensitivity Analysis in Robust Portfolio Optimization (PDF)
Jiayue Zhang Ken Seng Tan Investment Strategy Based on Machine Learning Models (PDF)
Meiyu Zhou Ken Seng Tan Comparison of Machine Learning Methods for Insurance Premium Prediction (PDF)

Class of 2018

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Class of 2014

Student Supervisor(s) Title of Research Project
Yuehuan (Betty) Chen Justin Wan Unsupervised brightfield image segmentation with RPCA and spectral clustering (PDF)
Chi-Yin (Johnny) Chow Yuying Li Robustness of data-driven CVaR optimization using smoothing technique (PDF)
Xiaoxia (Fiona) Fan Tom Coleman Product Selection Using Optimization (PDF)
Michael Fattori Justin Wan & Gladimir Baranoski A Level Set and Sharp Interface Approach for Simulating Incompressible Two-Phase Flow (PDF)
Simon Robert Fong Tom Coleman Optimization using Function Values Only (PDF)
Colin Alex Krueger Arne Storjohann Randomized Algorithms for Computing the Rank Profile of a Matrix over a Finite Field (PDF)
Elena Kovaleva Christiane Lemieux Genetic Algorithm for Searching Parameters of Sobol Sequence (PDF)
Jessey Lin Justin Wan Wide Stencil for the Monge Ampère Equation (PDF)
Amanda Murdoch Wayne Oldford Tracking Eye Movement When Observing Statistical Graphics (PDF)
Maysum Panju Ali Ghodsi Statistical Extraction and Visualization of Topics in the Qur’an Corpus (PDF)
Chunhao Shan Peter Forsyth & George Labahn Commodity Options Pricing by the Fourier Space Time-stepping Method (PDF)
Peipei Tan Justin Wan Numerical Method for Bertrand Mean Field Games Using Multigrid (PDF)
Karthik Velakur Sambamoorthy Michael Waite Direct Numerical Simulation of Breaking of Standing Internal Waves (PDF)
Ge (Grace) Yang Ali Ghodsi & Sivabal Sivaloganathan Estimating Risks of Developing Second Cancers (PDF)
Yichen (Steven) Zhang Tom Coleman Transaction Cost Function Minimization Using Simulated Annealing and Smoothing (PDF)
Yan Zhao Mu Zhu Content Boosted Matrix Completion (PDF)

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Class of 2009

Student Supervisor(s) Title of Research Project
Jonathan Aquan-Assee Peter Forsyth & George Labahn Boundary Conditions for Mean-Reverting Square Root Process (PDF)
Laura Bradbury Justin Wan Segmentation of Bright-field Cell Images (PDF)
Curtis Bright Arne Storjohann Vector Rational Number Reconstruction (PDF)
Tiffany Inglis Hans De Sterck Multi-level Space-time Aggregation for Cell Segmentation (PDF)
Lijie Fu Wayne Oldford Implementation of Scagnostics 3D (PDF)
Tara Martin Lilia Krivodonova Superconvergence of Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to One-Dimensional Euler Equations
Yanpei Pu Yuying Li Analysis of CVaR Optimized Portfolios to the Estimated Errors in the Mean Returns (PDF)
Manda Winlaw Hans De Sterck Aggregation Algorithms for K-cycle Multigrid for Markov Chains (PDF)
Sara Zgheib Christiane Lemieux Estimating the Effective Dimension of High-Dimensional Finance Problem Using Sobol' Sensitivity Indices (PDF)