Congratulations to our New PhD’s

Congratulations to the following PhD Candidates who recently and successfully defended their doctoral dissertations. Here is to continued success for Drs. Alizadeh, Hess, Sharp and Veibell.

Meysam Alizadeh
Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Social Science
Department of Computational and Data Sciences
Title: Essays on the Drivers of Political and Ideological Extremism
Committee: Dissertation Chair: Professor Claudio Cioffi-Revilla
Committee Members: Dr. Andrew Crooks, Dr. Naoru Koizumi.

 

Benjamin Hess
Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science and Informatics
Department of Computational and Data Sciences
Title: Geolocation Visualization And Language Detection With Linked Micromaps Applications
Committee: Dissertation Chair: Dr. Edward Wegman
Committee Members: Dr. Kirk Borne, Dr. Daniel Carr, Dr. James Gentle

 

Andrew Sharp
Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science and Informatics
Department of Computational and Data Sciences
Title: Multi-Dimensional Evolutionary Algorithms For Training Neural Networks With Heterogeneous Architectures In Pricing Of American Style Options
Committee: Dissertation Chair: Dr. James Gentle
Committee Members: Dr. Jason Kinser, Dr. Timothy Sauer, Dr. Igor Griva

 

Victoir Veibell
Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science and Informatics
Department of Computational and Data Sciences
Title: Statistical Modeling of Earth’s Plasmasphere
Committee: Dissertation Director: Dr. Robert Weigel
Committee Members: Dr. Kirk Borne, Dr. Fernando Camelli, Dr. Jie Zhang