Doctoral graduates of the Computational Sciences Program since its opening in the Fall semester of 2009 have been

Ph.D. (dissertation defense date)

December 2014 Prachi Pradeep (Dr. Merrill)

Hybrid computational toxicology models for regulatory risk assessment

First position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


July 2014 M. Muge Karaman (Dr. Rowe)

Improving fMRI analysis and MR reconstruction with the incorporation of MR relaxivities and correlation effect examination

First position: Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Center for MR Research –

3T Program (CMRR-3T) in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)


May 2014 Mohammad Tanviruzzaman (Dr. Ahamad)

Towards usable end-user authentication

First position: Microsoft


April 2014 Samson Kiware (Dr. Corliss)

Bioinformatics systems and mathematical models for improved understanding of malaria transmission, control, and elimination

First position: Research Scientist, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania


March 2014 Iain Bruce (Dr. Rowe)

Determination of correlations induced by the SENSE and GRAPPA PMRI models with an
application to MRI RF coil design
First position: Postdoctoral Associate within the Duke/UNC Brain

Imaging and Analysis Center (BIAC) at Duke University in Durham, NC


Jan. 2013  Farzana Rahman (Dr. Ahamed)

Ensuring application specific security, privacy and performance goals in RFID system

First position: Assistant Professor, James Madison University

Dec. 2012  Md. Manirul Haque (Dr. Ahamed)

Mobile based symptom management for palliative care

First position:Postdoctoral Associate at UAB

Currently: Research Scientist, Purdue University (Fall 2014)






Summer 2015 Research Experience

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science hosted a Summer 2015 Research Experience (REU) for Undergraduates. This program provides undergraduates with an intensive, faculty-mentored, summer research experience in the areas of applied mathematics, high-performance computing, statistics, ubiquitous systems and mathematics education. Learn more