EAS621, MTH599/499 and PHY495

Scientific Computing, Mathematics, and Physics Research Seminar

Professional Preparation Program

Fall 2016, UMass Dartmouth

This course will satisfy University Study 5-B (Learning through Engagement)

List of Students and Their Project Titles:

Graduate Students:

  1. Shakti Bhattarai.
    Project title: The interaction of three bacteria strains; comparison of mathematical modelling and experiment.

  2. Jared Buckley.
    Project title: An investigation of the interaction of resolution scales for the efficient computation of upper-ocean conditions.

  3. Tiffany Ferreira.
    Project title: Improved computational approaches to the modeling of the agglomeration of Alzheimer's-related amyloid plaques.

  4. Wen Jin.
    Project title: Numerical studies of the impact of millimeter scale molten droplets on mirror-polished steel substrates.

  5. Rahul Kashyap.
    Project title: Computational investigation of detonation in type Ia supernovae.

  6. Jacob Sousa.
    Project title: Multistep methods for time-dependent partial differential equations: beyond polynomial interpolation.

  7. Alec Yonika.
    Project title: A numerical implementation of a model of the Schwarzschild interior inspired by loop quantization.

  8. Sarah Seva
    Project title: Detection of gravitational waves and existence of black holes.

Undergraduate Team:

Project title: A questionnaire-based digital tool for making a college choice.
  1. Ben Fleming.
  2. Gustavo Franco-Reynoso.
  3. Meaghan Shurtleff.

List of interesting topics that might be possible for projects

Topics for projects can be selected from (but not limited to) the following: multidisciplinary projects solicited from various research groups at UMass Dartmouth, from local and national industries/universities/labs, and from crowdsourcing websites.