2010-2011 Scholars

**James Bailey**, Number-Theoretic Hashing to Group Testing and Signal Recovery.**Faculty Mentor:**Craig Spencer*James won a a McNair Scholars Program Award. He went to graduate school in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.***Joshua Ericson**, Agent-based and Probabilistic Models for the Spread of an Epidemic.**Faculty Mentor:**Pietro Poggi-Corradini*Josh was selected as one of the four KSU Goldwater Scholarship nominees for 2011.*

**Ya Gao**, Introduction to Representation Theory and Hyperbolic Algebras.**Graduate Student Mentors:**Bryan Bischof and Eric Bunch**Faculty Mentor:**Alexander Rosenberg**Perla Salazar**, Extinction Times of Solutions to a Degenerate Parabolic Equation.**Faculty Mentors:**Marianne Korten and Chuck Moore*Perla won a Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (S.A.C.N.A.S.) Student Research Presentation Award in Applied Mathematics, a McNair Scholars Program Award, a Developing Scholars Program James R. Coffman Award of Excellence, and an American Mathematical Society Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Memorial Award. She went to graduate school in Education at Fort Hays.*

**Yuan Yan**, Introduction to Representation Theory and Hyperbolic Algebras.**Graduate Student Mentors:**Bryan Bischof and Eric Bunch**Faculty Mentor:**Alexander Rosenberg**Hainan Zhang**, Agent-based and Probabilistic Models for the Spread of an Epidemic.**Faculty Mentor:**Pietro Poggi-Corradini