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Student Presentations

2017

  • Bobby Eilbacher '17, (Advisor: ), Taming the Elements: How We Use Math to Predict the Weather, May 10, 2017.
  • Sarah Tymochko '17, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Topological Data Analysis of Retinal Vasculature, May 10, 2017.
  • Olivia Lau '17, (Advisor: Professor Ed Soares), Computation of Parkinson's Disease Related Patterns using PET Imaging, May 9, 2017.
  • Brian Toner '17, (Advisor: ), Identification of Treatment Effect for Alzheimer's Disease Based on Blinded Clinical Data, May 8, 2017.
  • Emily Winn '17, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Topological Modeling of Force Networks in Granular Materials, May 8, 2017.

2016

  • J.C. Winslow '16, (Advisor: ),  Analyzing Cell Phone Coverage near Worcester, MA Using Topological Landmarked Based Mapping, May 10, 2016.

2015

  • Brian Toner '17 and Sarah Tymochko '17, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano),  In-111 Uptake in SPECT Images of Murine Tumors with varying Antigen Expression: A Topological Approach, July 30, 2015.
  • Joeseph Terranova '16, (Advisor: Professor Eric Ruggieri),  A Probabilistic Change Point Analysis to Find the Steroid Era in Major League Baseball, July 30, 2015.
  • Timothy Arnold '16 and Brian Menezes '16, (Advisor: Professor Gareth Roberts),  Relative Equilibria of Four Vortices with Three Equal Circulations, July 30, 2015.
  • Woosub Shin '15, (Advisor: Professor Cristina Ballantine), An Introduction to Ramsey Theory, Honors Presentation, May 5, 2015.
  • Alec Rockwell '15, (Advisor: Professor Steve Levandosky), Brouwer's Fixed Point Theorem and the Existence of Nash Equilibrium, Honors Presentation, May 4, 2015.
  • Sarah Ober '15, (Advisor: Professor Cristina Ballantine), The Theory of Partitions, Honors Presentation, May 4, 2015.
  • Bill Hallahan '15, (Advisor: Professor Cristina Ballantine), Stability of the Coefficients in the Kronecker Product of a Hook and a Rectangle, Honors Presentation, April 30, 2015.
  • Ken Goettler '15, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Modeling T Cell Dynamics: Chronic Immune Activation and Cellular Lifetimes in HIV-1 Infection Honors Presentation, April 30, 2015.
  • Melissa R. McGuirl '15, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), A Topological Analysis of Targeted In-111 Uptake in SPECT Images of Mouse Tumors, Honors Presentation, April 28, 2015.
  • Gopal Yalla '15, (Advisor: Professor Ed Soares ), Optimization of Chromatogram Alignment Using A Class Separability Criterion, Honors Presentation, April 28, 2015.

2013

  • Lauren Buckley '14, (Advisor: Professor John Little), Topic Surface Codes, Holy Cross: Summer Research Presentation, July 25, 2013.
  • Margaret F. Hauser'15 and Gopal R. Yalla '15, (Advisor: Professor Gareth Roberts), Linearly Stable Relative Equilibria Utilizing a Dominant Mass Holy Cross: Summer Research Presentation, July 24, 2013.
  • Mark Safran '15, (Advisor: Professor Kevin Walsh), iOS App Development and the Xcode IDE, Holy Cross: Summer Research Presentation, July 25, 2013.
  • Alex Yeo '15, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), Combining motion and depth cues in the detection of moving objects by moving observers, Holy Cross: Summer Research Presentation, July 25, 2013.

2010

  • Jonathan Root '10, (Advisor: Professor Rafe Jones), The Proportion of k-cycles for Polynomials Modulo Primes Holy Cross: Departmental Honors Thesis Presentation, April 29, 2010.
  • Shea Sennett '10, (Advisor: Professor Gareth Roberts), Collinear Central Configurations in the n-Body Problem, Holy Cross: Departmental Honors Thesis Presentation, April 28, 2010.

2009

  • Clarice Ferolito '09, (Advisor: Professor Cristina Ballantine), Littlewood's Conjecture Holy Cross: Departmental Honors Thesis Presentation, May 1, 2009.
  • Jonathon Madore '09, (Advisor: Professor Sharon Frechette), Elliptic Curves: Groups, Fields, and Cryptography, Holy Cross: Departmental Honors Thesis Presentation, May 1, 2009.
  • Katie Moore '09, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), Cortical processing of moving object detection: Psychophysical and computational studies, Holy Cross: Departmental Honors Thesis Presentation, May 1, 2009.
  • Kate Donovan '09, (Advisor: Professor Cristina Ballantine), A Combined Graph Theory and Number Theory Approach to Ramanujan Graphs Holy Cross: College Honors Thesis Presentation, April 29, 2009.
  • Bridget Whitehead '09, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), A Study in Viral Dynamics: Modeling the Immune Response to HIV-1 after HAART Holy Cross: Departmental Project Presentation, April 28, 2009.
  • Matt Brady '10, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Modeling Deeply Knotted Proteins with KnotPlot, Undergraduate Poster Session of the Joint Mathematics Meeting, Washington DC, January 2009.

2008

  • James Antonio '09, (Advisor: Professor Andrew Hwang), The geometry of Clairaut metrics, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Matt Brady '10, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Detecting deep protein knots with Knotplot, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Christina D'Ambrogio '11, (Advisors: Professor Laurie Smith King and Professor Viraj Kumar),The Art of iRobot Programming and Guidance, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Mike Holloway '09, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), A computational model for detecting moving objects, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Jonathon Madore '09, (Advisor: Professor Sharon Frechette), Cryptography with Elliptic Curves over Finite Fields, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Katie Moore '09, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), The psychophysics of moving object detection: The effect of speed, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Shea Sennett '10, (Advisor: Professor Gareth Roberts), Investigations of Special N-Body Orbits, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Bridget A. Whitehead '09, (Patrick H. Ryan, Ph.D. Jeff W. Burkle, Christopher D. Codispoti MD MS, Grace K. LeMasters Ph.D. Co-authors from Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, where the research was done), Are Skin Prick Tests or Wheal Sizes Prior to 24 Months of Age Associated with Allergic Sensitization at 36 Months?, Holy Cross: 2008 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, September 5, 2008.
  • Megan Murphy '08, (Advisor: Professor Alisa DeStefano), Girls and Math Education, Women's and Gender Studies Capstone Project Presentation, May 2, 2008.
  • Rachel Quaden '08, (Advisor: Professor Alisa DeStefano), Wavelets in Medical Imaging, College Honors Program Thesis Presentation, May 2, 2008.
  • Alex Simao, (Advisor: Professor John Little), Applications of Computational Commutative Algebra in Statistics, Undergraduate Research Presentation in Mathematics, Thursday, May 1, 2008.
  • Katherine L. Fitzpatrick '08, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Non-Loose Legendrian Knots, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, May 1, 2008.

2007

  • Candida L. Desjardins '07, (Advisor: Professor Ed Soares), A Remote and Non-Contact Method for Obtaining the Blood-Pulse Waveform with a Laser Doppler Vibrometer, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, May 2, 2007.
  • Kathryn Y. Noonan '07, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano and Professor Kimberley Frederick, Chemistry), Principal Component Analysis of Illicit Drug Mixtures (using Raman Spectroscopy), Undergraduate Research Presentation, April 30, 2007.
  • Renee A. Laverdiere '07, (Advisor: Professor Tom Cecil), Matrix Groups: A Confluence of Algebra and Geometry, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, April 30, 2007.

2006

  • Erin M. Connors '06, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), The Detection of Moving Objects by Moving Observers, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Computer Science, May 4, 2006.
    Alison Brown, Maggie Kielman and Angelina Kim, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Knot Your Average Talk: Legendrian Knots and their Invariants, Senior Undergraduate Research Presentation in Mathematics, May 3, 2006.
  • Ellen Gasparovic '06, (Advisor: Professor Tom Cecil), Strange New Universe: A Study of Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, May 3, 2006.
  • Rob Truxler '06, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), A Computational Model for the Detection of Heading from a Video Camera, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Computer Science, May 2, 2006.

2005

  • Elizabeth M. Sennott '05, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), Color by Numbers: On a conjecture of Kauffman and Harary, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, May 4, 2005.
  • Ryan P. Schwarz '05, (Advisor: Professor John Little), Toric and Quasi-Toric Codes, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, May 2, 2005.
  • Trevor M. O'Brien '05, (Advisor: Professor Gareth Roberts), Elusive Zeros Under Newton's Method: An Introduction to Complex Dynamics, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, April 27, 2005.

2004

  • Michael G. Higdon '04, (Advisor: Professor Alisa DeStefano), Wavelets and Multiresolution Analysis, Department Honors Thesis Presentation, May, 2004.

2003

  • Kathleen Leahy '04, (Advisor: Professor Cristina Ballantine), Enigma The Code that Changed History, Northeastern Section of the MAA (NES/MAA), Wellesley College, November 21, 2003.
  • Daniel Conti '03, (Advisor: Professor Stanzi Royden), Moving Through Virtual Reality: Simulations and Experiments, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Computer Science, April 30, 2003.
  • Heather Bain '03, (Advisor: Professor David Damiano), The Future of Carbon in Brazil: Three Contrasting Scenarios, Thesis Presentation for Honors in Mathematics, April 29, 2003.