# People

## Alumni

We are proud to share some stories of our alumni’s post-graduation successes. Stories can be submitted by the alumnus or a faculty member at the Alumni Story Submission page.

#### Abraham Abebe

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2014** **Assistant Professor at Temple University** **PhD Advisor: **Maya Chhetri
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Bukola Adaramola

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2017** **MA Advisor: **Haimeng Zhang
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Ashwag Alghamdi

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2017** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Heather Barker (Allmond)

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2010** **Mathematics Instructor at Piedmont Community College.** **Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Nancy Buck

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2010** **MA Advisor: **Brett Tangedal
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Wei Chen

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, ** **PhD Advisor: **Haimeng Zhang
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Charith Elson

**M.A. in Mathematics, ** **PhD Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### William Ely

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2012** **Professional Services Consultant at Earnix** **Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Adam Eury

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2014** **Software Engineer at Coherent Path** **MA Advisor: **Maya Chhetri
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Lance Everhart

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2016** **Computer Science Lecturer at UNCG** **MA Advisor: **Sebastian Pauli
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Shierina Fareed

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2012** **PhD Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Ricky Farr

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017** **PhD Advisor: **Sebastian Pauli
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Nathan Fontes

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **PhD Student at Clemson University** **MA Advisor: **Dan Yasaki
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Indika Gunawardana

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **MA Advisor: **Thomas Lewis
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Paula Hamby

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2012** **MA Advisor: **Dan Yasaki
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### John Hardee

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2012** **Faculty at Davidson County Community College** **MA Advisor: **Richard Fabiano
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Victoria Hayes

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2017** **Mathematics Instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College ** **Research Group:** Mathematical Biology

#### Michael Higgins

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2012** **Product Analyst at Square** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Richard Jenkins

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2011** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Matt Jester

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **Lecturer at UNC Greensboro** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Emily Johnson

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Norbert Kadima

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2009** **Statistical Programmer II at IQVIA** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Jeff Lail

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2016** **Data Analyst at Syngenta** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Christopher Langewisch

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2016** **Strategic Business Analyst at Targetbase** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Mingyan Li

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2017** **International Business Consultant at RTP China Connection** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Jack Luper

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2006** **Technical Development AVP at Bank of America** **MA Advisor: **Maya Chhetri
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Jonathan Milstead

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017** **Lecturer at UNCG** **PhD Advisor: **Sebastian Pauli
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Quinn Morris

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017** **Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University** **PhD Advisor: **Ratnasingham Shivaji
**Research Group:** Applied Math, Mathematical Biology

#### Catherine Payne

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017** **Assistant Professor at Winston-Salem State University** **PhD Advisor: **Richard Fabiano
**MA Advisor: **Jerry Vaughan
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Elizabeth (Dawn) Poole

**M.A. in Mathematics, ** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Denise Rangel

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2010** ** Ph.D. student at University of Texas at Arlington; Visiting Assistant Professor at Manhattan College** **MA Advisor: **Paul Duvall

#### Sandi Rudzinski

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **PhD Advisor: **Sebastian Pauli
**MA Advisor: **Sebastian Pauli
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Supriti Sehra

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2008** **Advanced Analytics Manager at Orbitz Worldwide** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Sandamalee Seneviratne

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **MA Advisor: **Thomas Lewis
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Jeong Sep Sihm

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2016** **M.A. in Mathematics, ** **Visiting Instructor of Mathematics at Guilford College** **PhD Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Rick Shepherd

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2013** **Software Engineer at Electronic Data Magentics Inc** **MA Advisor: **Brett Tangedal
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Qing Shi

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2009** **Principal biostatistician at Cytel** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Brian Sinclair

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2015** **M.A. in Mathematics, 2008** **US Government** **PhD Advisor: **Sebastian Pauli
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Byungjae Son

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2017** **Assistant Professor at Wayne State University** **PhD Advisor: **Ratnasingham Shivaji
**Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Keri Spetzer

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **Graduate Teaching Assistant at UNC Greensboro** **Research Group:** Applied Math

#### Davorin Stajsic

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2010** **MA Advisor: **Clifford Smyth
**Research Group:** Combinatorics

#### Nicholas Stewart

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2016** **Senior Data Analyst at Triad Area Data Company ** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Robert Stoesen

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2014** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Arpad Szarka

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2016** **Technical Expert IV at Syngenta** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Sundar Thapa

**M.A. in Mathematics, ** **Statistician at U.S. Office of Personnel Management** **MA Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Christopher Vanlangenberg

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2016** **PhD Advisor: **Haimeng Zhang
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Jonathan Verner

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2006** **Research Assistant at Charles University** **MA Advisor: **Jerry Vaughan

#### Michael Watts

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2013** **Math Instructor at United States Air Force Academy** **MA Advisor: **Greg Bell

#### Debbie White

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2018** **Instructor at Alamance Community College** **MA Advisor: **Dan Yasaki
**Research Group:** Number Theory

#### Robert White

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2008** **Business Intelligence Manager at Targetbase** **MA Advisor: **Scott Richter
**Research Group:** Statistics

#### Mike Wilder

**M.A. in Mathematics, 2006** **Adjunct Instructor at Elon University** **Research Group:** Statistics

#### Tanja Zatezalo

**Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 2016** **Adjunct Professor at North Carolina Central University and Adjunct Professor at Campbell University** **PhD Advisor: **Sat Gupta
**Research Group:** Statistics