**Recent Theses**

**Copies of most theses are available on SFU SUMMIT.**

**2017**

Degree | Student Name | Thesis Title | Supervisor |
---|---|---|---|

MSc | Maryam Zarrinderakht | Numerical Simulations of a Multiscale Model for Maple Sap Exudation | J. Stockie |

**2016**

Degree | Student Name | Thesis Title | Supervisor |
---|---|---|---|

MSc | Kevin Chow | Linearly Stabilized Schemes for the Time Integration of Stiff Non-linear PDE's | S. Ruuth |

MSc | Raymond Walsh | Interfacial Numerics for the Mathematical Modelling of Cloud Edge Dynamics | D. Muraki |

PhD | Argyrios Petras | The Closest Point Method for the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations on Moving Surfaces |
S. Ruuth |

PhD | Ali Nadaf | Robust Chaos in Two-Dimensional Discontinuous Maps with One and Two Switching Manifolds | R. Wittenberg |

MSc | Reem Bolis | Agent-based Modelling of Nest Site Selection by Bees and Ants | R. Fetecau |

PhD | Sonoko Nakano | 4D Reconstruction of Dynamic Studies with the Discovery NM 530c SPECT Camera | Sr: M. Trummer Co: A. Celler |

**2015**

Degree |
Student Name |
Thesis Title |
Supervisor |
---|---|---|---|

M.Sc. | Nathan King | Solving Variational Probelms and Partial Differential Equations Mapping Between Manifolds via the Closest Point Method |
S. Ruuth |

Ph.D. | William Ko | Parametric Resonance in Immersed Elastic Structures, with Application to the Cochlea |
J. Stockie |

M.Sc. | Natalia Iwanski | Fast Direct Integral Equation Methods for the Laplace-Beltrami Equation on the Sphere |
M. Kropinski |

M.Sc. | Jeremy Chiu | Mathematical Model of Thermoregulation in Honeybee Swarms | Sr: J.F. Williams Co: J. Stockie |

**2014**

Degree |
Student Name |
Thesis Title |
Supervisor |
---|---|---|---|

M.Sc. | Reynaldo Artega | Laplace-Beltrami Spectra as 'Shape-DNA' of Surfaces using the Closest Point Method |
S. Ruuth |

M.Sc. | Colin Exley | An Agent-Based Approach to Modelling Chronic Offenders |
J.F. Williams |

Ph.D. | Jeffrey Weins | An Efficient Parallel Immersed Boundary Algorithm, with application to the suspension of flexible fibers |
J. Stockie |

M.Sc. | Xin Yang | Modelling and Numerical Method for State- Dependent Diffusions |
P. Tupper |

M.Sc. | Andrew Adams | Using Viral-Dynamics to Connect Clinical Markers of Disease Progression to Sequence Evolution duiring HIV-1 Infection |
R. Wittenberg |

M.Sc. | Clinton Innes | Quantifying the Effect of Open-Mindedness on Opinion Dynamics and Advertisign Optimization |
R. Fetecau |

M.Sc. | Lee Safranek | Analysis of an Age-Structured Model of Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia |
N. Nigam |

M.Sc. | Nathan Sharp | Barycentric Rational Interpolation and Spectral Methods |
M. Trummer |

**2013**

Degree |
Student Name |
Thesis Title |
Supervisor |
---|---|---|---|

M.Sc. | Haowen Fang | Two Dimensional Immersed Boundary Simulations of Swimming Jellyfish |
J. Stockie |

Ph.D. | Sudeshna Ghosh | The Immersed Boundary Method for Simulating Gravitational Settling and Fluid-Shear-Induced Deformation of Elastic Structures |
J. Stockie |

M.Sc. | Bamdad Hosseini | Dispersion of Pollutants in the Atmosphere: A Numerical Study |
J. Stockie |

M.Sc. | Yi (Eric) Zhong | The Spectral Domain Embedding Method for Partial Differential Equations on Irregular Domains |
S. Ruuth |

M.Sc. | Amir Taghavi | Spectral Methods for the Semi-Infinite Line | M. Trummer |

Ph.D. | Kevin Mitchell | Rossby Wave Propagation in the Tropics and Midlatitudes |
D. Muraki |

**2012**

Degree |
Student Name |
Thesis Title |
Supervisor |
---|---|---|---|

M.Sc. | Gordon Hiscott | Age-Structured Population Models in Cyclical Neuropenia: A Numerical Investigation |
N. Nigam |

M.Sc. | Bao (Bill) Yuanxun | On the Parametric Instabilities of Internal Gravity Waves in a Density-Stratified Fluid |
D. Muraki |

Ph. D. | Chiaka Iheoma Drakes |
Mathematical Modelling: From Novice to Expert | J.F. Williams |

M.Sc. | Justin Joseph Meskas |
A Nonlocal Kinetic Model for Predator-Prey Interactions in Two Dimension |
R. Fetecau |