Students’ Work


Ph.D. Theses

Pierre Montagnier-Michau: Dynamics and Control of Time-Periodic Mechanical Systems via Floquet-Lyapunov Theory, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, 2001.


Master's Theses

John G. Mason: Physics-based Modelling of Gaseous Phenomena for Computer Graphics, Master Thesis, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 2004.

Joel Patterson: On Suppressing Spurious Oscillations in the Numerical Solution of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Master Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, 2004.

Ryan Lukeman: A Numerical Investigation of a Two-Layer Frontal Geostrophic Model of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, Master Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, 2005.

G. Michael Tian: Level Set Methods and Sloshing Problems, Master Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, St. Mary's University, 2005.

Jane E.B. Tougas: Folding-up: A Hybrid Method for Updating the Partial Singular Value Decomposition in Latent Semantic Indexing, Master Thesis, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie Univeristy, 2005.

Thian-Peng Ter: A Problem-Solving Environment for the Numerical Solution of Nonlinear Algebraic Equations, Master Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2007.

Matthew W. Donaldson: Translating Parameter Estimation Problems from EASY-FIT to SOCS, Master Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2008.

Ryan C. Dean: Numerical Methods for Simulation of Electrical Activity in the Myocardial Tissue, Master Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2009.


Honours Theses

Colin B. Macdonald: The Predicted Sequential Regularization Method for Differential-Algebraic Equations, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Computer Science, Acadia University, 2001.

Mary C. MacLachlan: Modeling Electrical Activity in the Human Heart, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Acadia University, 2001.

Joanna M. Giddings: Modeling the Behaviour of Rats in an Elevated Plus-Maze, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Acadia University, 2002.

Sarah MacKinnon-Cormier: Efficient Singular Value Decomposition for Information Retrieval, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 2002.

Murray D. Patterson: Implementing Runge-Kutta Solvers in Java, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Jodrey School of Computer Science, Acadia University, 2003.

Jane E. B. Tougas: A Divide-and-Conquer Approach to the Singular Value Decomposition, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 2004.

Hannah McKenzie: Structural Model of Muscle Contraction, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, 2004.

Ehab Eshtaya: A Comparison of Numerical Methods for simulating Multibody Systems, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, 2004.

Matthew Donaldson: Parsing Parameter Estimation Problems from EASY-FIT to SOCS, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, 2005.

Ryan C. Dean: Implicit-Explicit Numerical Methods in Models of Cardiac Electrical Activity, Honours Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2006.

Craig Thompson: Concurrent Programming and Composite Newton Methods, Honours Report, Department of Computer Scicence, University of Saskatchewan, 2008.


Course Projects

Colin B. Macdonald: The Predicted Sequential Regularization Method for Differential-Algebraic Equations, MATH 2423 Project, Acadia University, 2000.

Heather Cameron and Dana Mullins: Good Vibrations: Vibrating Circular Membrane and Bessel Functions, MATH 3743 Project, Acadia University, 2000.

Colin B. Macdonald: Solving Navier-Stokes Equations with Sequential Regularization Methods, MATH 3743 Project, Acadia University, 2001.

Greg Lukeman: A Model for 1D Multicomponent Gas Transport in the Gas Diffusion Layer of the Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, MATH 5285 Project, Dalhousie University, 2002.

Charles Cuell: Long Time Accurate Simulations of Mechanical Systems with Constraints, CMPT 898 Project, University of Saskatchewan, 2005.