Senior Honors Projects

Zachary Peterson, 2018

Hurwitz Transitivity of Factorizations of Coxeter Elements of G4 
Faculty mentor: Joel Lewis

Shigeng Sun, 2017

Numerical Study of Periodic Migration in a Physical Model of One Dimentional Cell on Micro-patterns
Modeling the International Links Between Interbank Offered Rates Among Differeny Markets Through A Wavelet Analysis Approach
Faculty mentor: Svetlana Roudenko

Mariel Supina, 2016

Grover's Search Algorithm: Quantum Speed-UP
Presented a poster at the Annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, Lincoln, NE in January 2015.
Faculty mentor: Valentina Harizanov

Jacob Learned, 2016

Quantum Neural Networks
Won the second prize for his poster at GW Research Day in March 2016.
Faculty mentor: Valentina Harizanov

Thomas Riggs, 2016

Counting Cycles in Directed Graphs
Faculty mentor: Hao Wu

Jacob Maibach, 2016

Uniform Matroids, Transversal Extensions, and Set System Mobility

Changkai Sun, 2015

Blow up and scattering thresholds for the focusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation
Faculty mentor: Svetlana Roudenko

Jiayuan Wang, 2014

A computational method for solving exponential-polynomial Diophantine equations
Faculty mentor: Max Alekseyev

Milica Taskovic, 2014

Axiom of Choice across Mathematical Disciplines
This project was supported by CCAS Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
Presented a poster at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky in April 2014.Won the first prize for her poster at GW Research Day in April 2014.
Faculty mentor: Valentina Harizanov

James Clark, 2014

Complexity of Orders on Computable Groups
This project was presented at GW research Day on April1, 2014.
Faculty mentor: Valentina Harizanov

Andrew Hirsch, 2013

Turing Categories
This project was presented at GW Research Day on April 2, 2013.
Faculty mentor: Valentina Harizanov

Caprice Rayn Stanley, 2013,

Chromatic Symmetric Functions and Graph Gluing
Faculty mentor: Joseph Bonin

William C. Smith, 2012,

Categorical semantics of quantum protocols
This research project is supported by GW George Gamow Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Faculty mentor: Valentina Harizanov

Callie Freitag, 2012

A Mathematical Model Assessing the Impact of Flooding on the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti
Faculty mentor: Svetlana Roudenko

Katie Walsh, 2008,

Minesweeper matrices, rectangular diagrams, and the Alexander polynomia.
Faculty mentor: Alexander Shumakovitch

Larisa Perolli, 2006

The Unimodality and Log-Concavity of the Independence Numbers of Certain Lattice Path Matroids.
This work appeared in: Sarah Baker and Larisa Perolli, Unimodality and Log-Concavity of the Independence and Whitney Numbers of Certain Lattice Path Matroids, Pi Mu Epsilon Journal, 12:6, Spring 2007, 325-334, and won the 2007 Richard V. Andree Award for the best student-written paper.
Faculty mentor: Joseph Bonin

Sarah Baker, 2006

The Unimodality and Log-Concavity of the Whitney Numbers of Certain Lattice Path Matroids.
This work appeared in: Sarah Baker and Larisa Perolli, Unimodality and Log-Concavity of the Independence and Whitney Numbers of Certain Lattice Path Matroids, Pi Mu Epsilon Journal, 12:6, Spring 2007, 325-334, and won the 2007 Richard V. Andree Award for the best student-written paper.
Faculty mentor: Joseph Bonin

David Penneys, 2005,

A Survey of Hyperbolic Groups Acting on their Gromov Boundaries.

Amy L. Nagahashi, 2001,

Billiard Links in the 3-Ball.
Faculty Mentor: Yongwu Rong

Nirit Sandman, 2000,

An Exploration of a Type-B Tamari Poset. This work appeared in: 
Nirit Sandman, A type-B Tamari poset, Discrete Applied Mathematics 143 (2004) 110–122.
Faculty mentors: Rodica Simion and Joseph Bonin

Edi Grgeta, 1997

Simony Knots, and Continued Fractions
Faculty mentor: Jozef Przytycki