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Ph.D. Thesis Defense (2012 Archive)

DateSpeaker(s)Title
Tue, 14 Feb 2012
203 EE West
Serge Ballif, Adviser: Gary Mullen"Orthogonality and Extendability of Latin Squares and Related Structures"
Mon, 20 Feb 2012
110 Sackett Building
Prapanpong Pongsriiam, Adviser: Robert Vaughan"The divisor function in arithmetic progressions"
Mon, 23 Apr 2012Jianyu Chen, Adviser: Yakov Pesin, Penn State"Coexistence of Hyperbolic and Non-hyperbolic Behavior in Smooth Dynamical Systems"
Mon, 30 Apr 2012Tianyou Zhang, Adviser: Yuxi Zheng"The structure of solutions near a degenerate line for mixed type equations"
Mon, 7 May 2012
202 Osmond Laboratory
Jingjing Huang, Advisers: Winnie Li & Bob Vaughan, Penn State"Analytic methods for Diophantine problems"
Thu, 10 May 2012Assieh Saadatpour Moghaddam, Advisers: Mark Levi (Math) & Reka Albert (Physics), Penn State"Dynamic Modeling of Biological and Physical Systems"
Tue, 15 May 2012Qingqin Qu, Advisers: Anna Mazzucato/Victor Nistor, Penn State"The Generalized Finite Element Method: Numerical Treatment of Singularities, Interfaces, and Boundary Conditions"
Tue, 22 May 2012Michael Tseng, Adviser: Nate Brown, Penn State"Rokhlin Actions on AF algebras and Classi´Čüability"
Fri, 25 May 2012Seunghun Hong, Adviser: Nigel Higson, Penn State"A Lie-algebraic approach to the local index theorem on compact homogeneous spaces"
Tue, 29 May 2012Yao Chen, Advisers: Brannick/Zikatanov, Penn State"Algebraic Multilevel Methods for Graph Laplacians"
Fri, 22 Jun 2012Lin Zhu, Adviser: Anatole Katok, Penn State"Livsic Theorem for cocycles with value in GL(n,Q_p)"
Fri, 6 Jul 2012Thinh Le, Adviser: Qiang Du, Penn State"Nonlocal Exterior Calculus on Riemannian Manifolds"
Fri, 3 Aug 2012Oleksandr Misiats, Adviser: Leonid Berlyand, Penn State"Asymptotic analysis of Ginzburg-Landau superconductivity model"
Mon, 20 Aug 2012
MB113
Chong Ai, Adviser: Mark Levi, Penn State"Effect of tidal dissipation on the motion of celestial bodies"
Wed, 29 Aug 2012
106 Sackett Building
Jingyan Zhang, Advisor: Qiang Du, Penn State"Shrinking Dimer Dynamics and its Application in Saddle Point Search"
Thu, 20 Sep 2012Paul Siegel, Adviser: John Roe, Penn State"Homological Calculations with the Analytic Structure Group"
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