Recent Theses

Copies of most theses are available on SFU SUMMIT.

2016

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Brett Nasserden Arithmetic Aspects of the Burkhardt Quadratic Threefold N. Bruin

2015

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Navid Alaei Symmetric Differential Forms on the Barth Sextic Surface N. Bruin

2014

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Avinash Alexander Kulkarni On Jacobians of dimension 2g that decompose into Jacobians of dimension g N. Bruin
MSc Patric Ryan McMahon Solvability of ternary equations of signature (3,3,2) Sr: N. Bruin
Co: M. Monagan

2013

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
PhD Himadri Ganguli On the correlation of completely multiplicative functions Sr: S. Choi
Co: P. Borwein
PhD Adrian Belshaw Strong Normality, Modular Normality, and Flat Polynomials: Applications of Probability in Number Theory and Analysis P. Borwein

2012

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc James Ratcliffe Sums of rational functions J. Bell
MSc Steven Kieffer Computability in principle and in practice in algebraic number theory: Hensel to Zassenhaus Sr: M. Monagan
Co: N. Bruin
MSc Eric Rinne Riemann Zero spacings and Montgomery's pair correlation conjecture S. Choi

2011

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Alexander Molnar Fractional linear minimal models of rational functions N. Bruin
PhD Kevin Doerksen On the arithmetic of genus 2 curves with (4,4)-split Jacobians N. Bruin

2010

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
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2009

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
PhD. Michael Coons Some aspects of analytic number theory: parity, transcendence, and multiplicative functions Sr: P. Borwein
Co: S. Choi
PhD Alan Meichsner The integer Chebyshev problem: computational explorations P. Borwein

2008

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
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2007

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
PhD Keshav Mukunda Pisot and salem numbers from polynomials of height one P. Borwein
MSc Hesam Abbaspour Deligne-Lusztig character theory for general linear groups of rank 2 I. Chen

2006

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Desmond Leung Small prime solutions to cubic Diophantine equations S. Choi
MSc Brett Hemenway On Recognizing Congruent Primes N. Bruin
MSc Lisa Redekop Torsion Points of Low Order on Elliptic Curves and Drinfeld Modules I. Chen

2005

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
PhD Idris Mercer Autocorrelation and flatness of height one polynomials P. Borwein
MSc Adrian Belshaw On the normality of numbers P. Borwein
MSc Pei Li On Montgomery's pair correlation conjecture to the zeros of the Riemann zeta function S. Choi

2004

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Shabnam Akhtari On the Cyclotomic Polynomials with +1 or -1 Coefficients S. Choi

2003

Degree Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor
MSc Beth Powell Irreducible characters of GL_2(Z/p^2Z) I. Chen