PhD Alumni


2016
Kimberly Leung Kimberly Leung, Ph.D.: Kimberly successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2016.
Current Position:
Dissertation Title: "Stochastic Models for Precipitable Water in Convection"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Ocean Engineering, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
B.S., Engineering Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Julia Rossi Julia Rossi, Ph.D.: Julia successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2016.
Current Position:
Dissertation Title: "Non-Conservative Variational Approximation for Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations and its Applications"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Physics & Biology, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
James Turtle James Turtle, Ph.D.: James successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2016.
Current Position: Research Scientist, Predictive Science
Dissertation Title: "Synchronization In Coupled Spin-Torque Nano Oscillators: Nonlinear Dynamics Analysis"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S.,Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2015
profileplaceholder Jeffrey Ledahl, Ph.D.: Jeffrey successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2015.
Current Position: Statistician, Experian
Dissertation Title: "Bayesian Joint Modeling Of Longitudinal Visual Field Data With Correlated Binary And Survival Outcomes"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
B.S., Statistics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
profileplaceholder Daniel Herrlin, Ph.D.: Daniel successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2015.
Current Position: Manager, Market Planning & GIS, Petco Animal Supplies
Dissertation Title: "Forecasting MLB Performance Utilizing A Bayesian Approach In Order
To Optimize A Fantasy Baseball Draft"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
B.S., Mathematics, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Lingjun He Lingjun Anna He, Ph.D.: Lingjun successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2015.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate and Adjunct Faculty, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: "Semiparametric Varying-coefficient Mixed Effects Modeling Approaches to Longitudinal Data"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.A., Economics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.A., International Finance, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China
Martin Kandes Martin Kandes, Ph.D.: Martin successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2015.
Current Position: Assistant Systems Administrator, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Dissertation Title: "Modeling the Effects of Inertial Forces on Bose-Einstein Condensates in Rotating Frames of Reference"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Physics & Numerical and Applied Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Mariangel Garcia Mariangel Garcia, Ph.D.: Mariangel successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2015.
Current Position: Research Associate, Computational Science Research Center
Dissertation Title: "Data Assimilation Unit for the General Curvilinear Environmental Model"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Random Models, Universidad Central De Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
B.S., Mathematics, Universidad De Oriente, Cumaná, Venezuela
Omair Zubairi Omair Zubairi, Ph.D.: Omair successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Physics, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: "An Investigation of Deformation on the Stellar Structure of Neutron Stars"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Wei Wang Wei Wang, Ph.D.: Wei successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position: Senior Research Engineer, Western Digital
Dissertation Title: "Boosting Performance and Endurance of Flash-Based Storage Systems: From Embedded Systems to Enterprise Servers"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Software Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hubei, China
B.S., Electronic Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hubei, China
Jean Piero Suarez Jean Piero Suarez, Ph.D.: Jean Piero successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position: Faculty in Computer Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Dissertation Title: "Regularization of Singular Sources for PSIC Computations of Particle-Laden Flows with Shocks "
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Mathematics, Universidad Central De Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
B.S., Mathematics, Universidad Central De Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Micah Schuster Micah Schuster, Ph.D.: Micah successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dissertation Title: "Systematic Investigation of Operators in Nuclear Systems"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Mathematics & Physics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
Placeholder Peng Zhao, Ph.D.: Peng successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position:
Dissertation Title: "Novel Random Forest Methods Applied To Medical Studies "
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Liaoning, China
B.S., Computer Science Dalian University of Technology, Liaoning, China
B.S., Biostatistics, University of Southern CA, Los Angeles, CA
Gene Ko Gene Ko, Ph.D.: Gene successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position: Data Scientist, General Atomics
Dissertation Title: "Computational Approaches for Descriptor Optimization and Model Development for HIV-1 Drug Design"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
B.S., Bioengineering: Biotechnology, University of California, San Diego
Eduardo Sanchez Eduardo Sanchez, Ph.D.: Eduardo successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2015.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Adjunct Faculty, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: "Mimetic Finite Differences and Parallel Computing to Simulate Carbon Dioxide Subsurface Mass Transport"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Computer Science, Universidad de Carabobo, Naguanagua, Venezuela
Melodie Hallett Melodie Hallett, Ph.D.: Melodie successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2015.
Current Position: Lecturer, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: "Novel Random Forest and Variable Importance Methods for Correlated Survival Data, with Applications to Tooth Prognosis"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Statistics, Miami University, Oxford, OH
B.S., Statistics, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
2014
Daniel Lyons Daniel Lyons, Ph.D.: Daniel successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2014.
Current Position: Data Scientist, Natera, Inc.
Dissertation Title: "Dynamics and Bifurcations in Coupled Bistable Systems with Applications to Engineering Devices"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA.
Mary Thomas Mary Thomas, Ph.D.: Mary successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2014.
Current Position: Lecturer and Adjunct Faculty, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: "Parallel Implementation of the Unified Curvilinear Ocean and Atmospheric (UCOAM) Model and Supporting Computational Environment"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics/Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Physics, University of Texas, Austin, Austin, Texas
Mohammad Abouali Mohammad Abouali, Ph.D.: Mohammad successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2014.
Current Position: Research Associate, Michigan State University
Dissertation Title: "Investigating Castillo-Grone's Mimetic Difference Operators in Development of Geophysical fluid Dynamics Models Implemented on GPGPUs"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
M.S., Geo Information, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, Enschede, Netherlands
B.S., Civil Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
2013
Peter Zajac Peter Zajac, Ph.D.: Peter successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2013.
Current Position: Managing Partner, BridgeStart Venture
Dissertation Title: "Globally Accessible Finite Element Method Based Web-Solver for the Vibrational Schrödinger Equation and its Application to HC3O Carbon Chain Free Radical, ZnCL2+ and Hydroxyacetaldehyde"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Biomedical Physics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
B.S., Biomedical Physics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Victor Seguritan Victor Seguritan, Ph.D.: Victor successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2013.
Current Position: Bioinformatics Engineer, Human Longevity
Dissertation Title: "Neural Network Predictions of Protein Function."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Cognitive Science, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Lucie Sharpsten Lucie Sharpsten, Ph.D.: Lucie successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2013.
Current Position: Economics Consultant, United Health Group
Dissertation Title: "Predicting Glaucoma Progression Using Random Forests for Correlated Binary Response Based on Longitudinally Collected Standard Automated Perimetry Data"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Statistics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Applied Mathematics, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Sajia Akhter Sajia Akhter, Ph.D.: Sajia successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2013.
Current Position: Software Engineer, Bioengineering, Stanford University
Dissertation Title: "Finding a Novel Way for Fast Sequence Alignment and Exploiting Information Theory in Bacterial Genomes and Complete Phages"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
B.S., Computer Science, American Intl Univ-Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Jerry Chen Jerry Chen, Ph.D.: Jerry successfully completed the doctoral program Summer 2013.
Current Position: Bioinformatics Research Scientist, UCSD Biological Sciences
Dissertation Title: "Role of the MicroRNA miR-124 in the Regulatory Network Governing PNS Development in Ciona Intestinalis"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.
Cristina Garcia Cristina Garcia-Cardona, Ph.D.: Cristina successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2013.
Current Position: Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dissertation Title: "Multiclass Learning on Graphs: Diffuse Interface Models and Beyond"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Emergent Computer Science, Universidad Central De Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Jonathan Wilson Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D.: Jonathan successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2013.
Current Position: Chief Data Scientist, Retail Scientifics
Dissertation Title: "Advancements in the Elicitation, Aggregation, and Forecasting of Probability Distributions Under Time Constraints."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Statistics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Mathematical Economics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
2012
Robert Schmieder Robert Schmieder, Ph.D.: Robert successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2012.
Current Position: Bioinformatics Scientist, Helix
Dissertation Title: "A Framework for Identifying Antibiotic Resistance in the Human Microbiome."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Bioinformatics and Genome Research, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany.
B.S., Bioinformatics and Genome Research, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany.
Dany De Cecchis Dany De Cecchis, Ph.D.: Dany successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2012.
Current Position: Faculty in Mathematics, University of Carobobo, Venezuela
Dissertation Title: "Development of a Parallel Coupler Library with Minimal Inter-process Synchronization for Large-scale Computer Simulations."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Computer Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas,Venezuela.
B.S., Computer Science, Universidad of Carabobo, Naguanagua, Venezuela
Susan Berggren Susan Berggren, Ph.D.: Susan successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2012.
Current Position: Scientist, SPAWAR Systems Center
Dissertation Title: "Computational and Mathematical Modeling of Coupled Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Physics/Mathematics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Rafael Navarro Rafael Navarro, Ph.D.: Rafael successfully completed the doctoral program Fall 2012.
Current Position: RET Fellow, UCSD/San Diego Unified School District
Dissertation Title: "Dynamical Properties of Bose-Einstein Condensates."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Physics, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Eunsil Baik Eunsil Baik, Ph.D.: Eunsil successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2012.
Current Position: Senior Data & Applied Scientist, Microsoft
Dissertation Title: "Dynamics of Two-Component Bose-Einstein Condensates."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
B.S., Physics/Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Sara Zarei Sara Zarei, Ph.D.: Sara successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2012.
Current Position:
Dissertation Title: "Mathematical Modeling of Cystic Fibrosis."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Applied Mathematics, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Joris Billen Joris Billen, Ph.D.: Joris successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2012.
Current Position: Consultant, Sopra Banking Software, Brussels
Dissertation Title: "Simulated Associating Polymer Networks."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.
B.S., Physics, Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium.
Ronald Caplan Ronald Caplan, Ph.D.: Ronald successfully completing the doctoral program Spring 2012.
Current Position: Computational Scientist, Predictive Science Inc.
Dissertation Title: "Study of Vortex Ring Dynamics in the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation Utilizing GPU-Accelerated High-Order Compact Numerical Integrators."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.A., Computer Science, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.
Raymond Moberly Raymond Moberly, Ph.D.: Raymond successfully completed the doctoral program Spring 2012.
Current Position: Principal Consultant, Faster Logic
Dissertation Title: "Quantization of a Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) Decoder: Limited-Precision Digital Design of the Sum-Product Algorithm (SPA) for Wireless Voice and Video Communication Channels."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.
2011
David Torres David Torres Barba, Ph.D.: David successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2011.
Current Position: Medical Student, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Dissertation Title: "Assessment of Functional Activity in Isolated Cardiocytes Using Computational Methods."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
B.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
Huy Vu Huy Khanh Vu, Ph.D.: Huy successfully completing the doctoral program Spring 2011.
Current Position: SCADA/EMS Specialist
Dissertation Title: "A Coupled Vibratory Gyroscopes Network with Bi-directional, Uni-directional, and Direct Coupling."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
B.S., University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.
2010
Hai Ah Nam Hai Ah Nam, Ph.D.: Hai Ah successfully completing the doctoral program Spring 2010.
Current Position: Computational Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dissertation Title: "Ab initio nuclear shell model calculations with a three-nucleon force for 15O, 16O, 17O, and 9Be."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
M.S., Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
B.A., Physics, Scripps College, Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA.
2009
Florent Angly Florent Angly, Ph.D.: Florent successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2009.
Current Position: Scientific Collaborator, CSL Behring
Dissertation Title: "A computational workflow for the estimation of environmental viral diversity in metagenomes."
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA M.Sc., Biotechnology Strasbourg School of Biotechnology (ESBS), Strasbourg, France
B.S., Life and Earth Sciences, Notre-Dame de Bellegarde Secondary School, Neuville-sur-Saône, France
John Aven John Aven, Ph.D.: John successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2009.
Current Position: Computational Scientist, MD Andersen Cancer Center, University of Texas
Dissertation Title: "Effects of Noise on Coupled Sensor Systems"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Applied Mathematics/Nonlinear Dynamics Program, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Carlos Bazan Carlos Bazan, Ph.D.: Carlos successfully completing the doctoral program Spring 2009.
Current Position: Project Manager, Memorial University Of Newfoundland
Dissertation Title: "PDE-Based Image and Structure Enhancement for Electron Tomography of Mitochondria"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S.B.A., Business Administration and Finance, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
M.S.N.M., Engineering, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
M.B.A, Business Administration, Catholic University of Our Lady of the Assumption, Asuncion, Paraguay
B.S., Civil Engineering, Catholic University of Our Lady of the Assumption, Asuncion, Paraguay
Kun Marhadi Kun S. Marhadi, Ph.D.: Kun successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2009.
Current Position: Engineer, Bruel & Kjaer Vibro
Dissertation Title: "Investigation of Progressive Failure Robustness and Alternate Load Paths for Damage Tolerant Structures"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Rodrigo Negreiros Rodrigo Negreiros, Ph.D.: Rodrigo successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2009.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Instituto de Fisica, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Dissertation Title: "Numerical Study of the Properties of Compact Stars"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.Sc., Physics, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B.Sc., Physics, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Beltran Rodriguez-Brito Beltran Rodriguez-Brito, Ph.D.: Beltran successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2009.
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty & Data Scientist, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title:
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Physics, University of the East, Cumana, Venezuela
Otilio Rojas Otilio Rojas, Ph.D.: Otilio successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2009.
Current Position: Faculty, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Dissertation Title: "Modelling of Rupture Propagation Under Different Friction Laws Using High-order Mimetic Operators"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computer Science, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
B.A., Computer Science, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
2008
Alfonso Limon Alfonso Limon, Ph.D.: Alfonso successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2008.
Current Position: Chief Liaison, R&D, Oneirix Labs
Dissertation Title: "A Generalized Multilevel Adaptive Solver for PDEs with Fast Transitions"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Mathematics, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Bing Zhu Bing Zhu, Ph.D.: Bing successfully completing the doctoral program Fall 2008.
Current Position: PA IV, University of CA, Los Angeles, and Adjunct Faculty, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: "Computational Modeling and Bifurcation Analysis of Bubbling Fluidized Processes"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
M.S., Mathematics, University of Houston, Houston, Texas Graduate Diploma, Mathematics Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
B.S., Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
2007
Christopher Paolini Christopher Paolini, Ph.D.: Christopher successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2007.
Current Position: Operating Systems Analyst and Adjunct Faculty, San Diego State University
Dissertation Title: "A Service Oriented Architecture for Thermochemical Computation"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Dong Xu Dong Xu, Ph.D.: Dong successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2007.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Idaho State University
Dissertation Title: "FEMVIB, An AB Initio Multi-Dimensional Solver For Probing The Vibrational Dynamics In Polytomic Molecules And Free Radicals (No. 155)"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
M.S., Chemistry, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
B.S., Chemistry, NanKai University, Tianjin, China
2006
Scott Gasner Scott Gasner, Ph.D.: Scott successfully completing the doctoral program Summer 2006.
Current Position: Commercial Landlord, 8square LLC
Dissertation Title: "Cellular Pattern Formation in O(2) Symmetric Systems"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
M.S., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Double-major in Finance and Marketing, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, College Park, MD
2005
Patrick Longhini Patrick Longhini, Ph.D.: Patrick successfully completing the doctoral program Spring 2005.
Current Position: Mathematician, SPAWAR Systems Center
Dissertation Title: "Nonlinear Dynamics Design and Operation of Advanced Magnetic Sensors"
Degrees Earned:
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
M.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
B.S., Mathematics, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA


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