# Ph.D. Theses of Alumni (prior to 2004)

The MSU Division of Graduate Education has the most recent Electronic Theses and Dissertations available. Older dissertations can be found below.

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## Math

Name | Advisor | Year | Title | Version(s) |
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Griffiths, Roger | Pernarowski | 2003 | Return Map Characterizations of Singular Solutions for a Model of Bursting with Two Slow Variables | pdf, ps |

Koonprasert, Sanoe | Bowers | 2003 | The Sinc-Galerkin Method for Problems in Oceanography | pdf, ps |

Parker, Albert | Gedeon | 2003 | Symmetry Breaking Bifurcation of the Information Distortion | pdf, ps |

Bardsley, John | Vogel | 2002 | Constrained Optimization Techniques for Image Reconstruction | pdf, ps |

Jacklitch, James | Barge | 2001 | Homeomorphism of One-Dimensional Hyperbolic Attractors | pdf, ps |

Martensen, Brian | Barge | 2001 | The Topological Complexity of Cr-Diffeomorphisms With Homoclinic Tangency | pdf, ps |

Johnson-Qson, Luther | Barge | 2000 | The Topology of Laminations | |

Lewis, Scott | Swanson | 2000 | Conjugacy and Entropy of Piecewise Mobius Contact Deformations | |

Pritchett, Lori | Dockery | 2000 | Analysis of a One Dimensional Biofilm Model | |

Riley, Kyle | Vogel | 1999 | Two-Level Preconditioners for Regularized Ill-Posed Problems | |

Brown, Sharon | Dockery | 1998 | A Reaction Diffusion Model for Competing Pioneer and Climax Species | |

Raquepas, Joe | Dockery | 1997 | Geometric Analysis of a Reaction-Diffusion Equation With Nonlocal Inhibition | |

Tiwari, Sunil | Bowers | 1997 | Biofilm Growth in a Homogeneous Porous Medium | ps |

Carlson, Tim | Lund | 1995 | A Sinc-Collocation Method for Burgers' Equation | |

Hoar, Bob | Vogel | 1995 | Adaptive Stencil Finite Difference Methods for Wave Equations | ps |

## Statistics

Name | Advisor | Year | Title | Version(s) |
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Chomtee, Boonorm | Borkowski | 2003 | Comparison of Design Optimality Criteria of Reduced Models for Response Surface Designs in a Spherical Design Region | |

Choochaow, Kamolchanok (Jo) | Boik | 2002 | Dimension Reduction in PCA : Likelihood-based Methods | pdf, ps |

Holdbrook, Frederick | Quimby | 2001 | Modified Cumulative Sum Procedures for Count Data With Application to Early Detection of Morbidity in Radio Frequency-Monitored Animals | |

Webb, Derek | Borkowski | 1999 | Randomization Restrictions and the Inadvertent Split Plot in Industrial Experimentation |

## Math Education

Name | Advisor | Year | Title | Version(s) |
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Ballard, Jim | Hodgson | 2000 | Students' Use of Multiple Representations in Mathematical Problem Solving | |

Helfgott, Michel | Andersen | 1997 | Integrated Calculus |