Advising
Graduate advising
I am available to work with graduate students on master’s thesis projects. Please email me if you’re looking for a master’s thesis advisor.

Max Sullivan
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2022
Thesis: Waring Rank and Apolarity of Some Symmetric Polynomials 
Stuart Nygard
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2016
Thesis: The density topology on the reals and other spaces
After graduation: Micron 
Monica Josue Agana
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2016
CoAdvisor: Andres Eduardo Caicedo
Thesis: Classical theory of rearrangements
After graduation: Vacasa 
Anna Marie Megale
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2016
Thesis: The Frobenius problem
After graduation: Clearwater Analytics
Undergraduate senior thesis advising
I am available to work with students on undergraduate senior thesis projects. You can email me if you’re looking for a senior thesis advisor, but first, read about what you can expect if we work together and what project ideas we can work on together.

Zachary Camargo
B.S. Chemistry and B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2024
Thesis: The Mathematical Foundations of Molecular Symmetry 
Sam Deters
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2023
Thesis: Using Generating Functions to Prove an Identity of Partitions 
Camryn Edens
B.S. Applied Mathematics, Boise State University, 2022
Thesis: Home Field Advantage, Myth or Fact? 
Mariah Davis
B.S. Applied Mathematics, Boise State University, 2022
Thesis: Reading Trends of Seattle Residents 
Amanda Lopez
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2022
Thesis: Significant Cryptological Events Through WWII
After graduation: Berkley North Pacific 
Miranda Schaeffer
B.S. Applied Mathematics, Boise State University, 2021
Thesis: Partially Ordered Sets
After graduation: Premera Blue Cross 
Sarah Hall
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2021
Thesis: Permutation Statistics
After graduation: Clearwater Analytics 
Tyler Ware
B.S. Applied Mathematics, Boise State University, 2021
Thesis: Waring rank’s utility in optimizing algorithms involving point evaluations of homogeneous polynomials 
Bailey Fadden
B.S. Applied Mathematics, Boise State University, 2020
Thesis: Using the ChiSquare Test to Analyze Voter Behavior
After graduation: Sales supervisor, Bogus Basin 
Kayla Neal
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2018
Thesis: The CayleyBacharach Theorem
After graduation: Mathematics M.S. program at Boise State University (completed in 2021); Liberty Mutual 
Amanda Aydelotte
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2017
Thesis: An Exploration of the Chromatic Polynomial
After graduation: Mathematics Ph.D. program at University of Idaho 
Karly Reid
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2017
Thesis: Hyperbolic Geometry: History, Models, and Art
After graduation: Washington Federal 
Kyle Auble
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2017
Thesis: From Rings to Graphs: A Different Look at Structure
After graduation: Belcan 
Brandon Sams
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2017
Thesis: Complementary Coffee Cups
After graduation: Data Scientist at Traffic Technology Services Inc. 
Stacia Orr
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2016
Thesis: Cubik Mathemagic 
Brent ElBakri
B.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2014
Thesis: A brief encounter with linear codes
After graduation: Teaching at Bishop Kelly High School
Graduate committees

Milan Zanussi
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2021
Advisor: Sam Coskey
Thesis: Zariski Geometries and Quantum Mechanics 
Sarah Schott
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2021
Advisor: Jens Harlander
Thesis: Exploring the Beginnings of Algebraic KTheory 
Kennedy Courtney
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2020
Advisor: Jens Harlander
Thesis: The Directed Forest Complex of Cayley Graphs
After graduation: Mathematics Instructor at Boise State University 
Mitchell Scofield
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2019
Advisor: Jens Harlander
Thesis: On the Fundamental Group of Plane Curve Complements 
Khoi Le
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2018 
Kyle Beserra
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2016
Advisor: Sam Coskey
Thesis: On the Conjugacy Problem for Automorphisms of Trees
After graduation: Mathematics Ph.D. program at University of North Texas 
Phillip W. Hart
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2015
Advisor: Uwe Kaiser
Thesis: Monodromy representation of the braid group 
Tyler Allyn
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2014
Advisor: Jens Harlander
Thesis: Diagrammatically reducible 2complexes
After graduation: Professional and competitive kayaking; Altai Visuals 
Uri Rogers
Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boise State University, 2014
Advisor: Hao Chen
Dissertation: On uniformly most powerful decentralized detection
After graduation: Assistant Professor, Eastern Washington University, Electrical Engineering 
Summer Lynne Kisner
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2013
Advisor: Andres Eduardo Caicedo
Thesis: Schur’s theorem and related topics in Ramsey theory
After graduation: Clearwater Analytics 
Katherine Kylee Zebedeo
M.S. Mathematics, Boise State University, 2012
Advisor: Uwe Kaiser
Thesis: Regular homotopy of closed curves on surfaces
After graduation: Clearwater Analytics