Chengli
Huang (class of 2019, Mathematics) support: Charles Center Honors Fellowship Affiliation after graduation: Microstrategy 
Honors Thesis: A
Mathematical Study of Competition and Adoption of Two
Consumer Products Committee: Junping Shi, Anh Ninh, Dan Runfola


Christopher
Hambric (class of 2018, Mathematics) (jointly with ChiKwong Li) support: NSFEXTREEMSQED (2017) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student (Mathematics) at Lehigh University 
Honors Thesis: Potential
Stability of Matrix Sign Patterns
Committee: Junping Shi,
Ryan Vinroot, Don Campbell,
Presentation: poster presentation in 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2017), oral presentation in SUMS 2017, 2018 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2018) 

Gabrielle Tauscheck (class of
2019, Mathematics) (jointly with ChiKwong Li) support: NSFEXTREEMSQED (2017) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student (Mathematics) at University of South Carolina 
Topic: 2*2 matrix stability Presentation: poster presentation in SUMS 2017, 2018 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2018) 

Yiyang
Liu (class of 2018, Mathematics/Physics) (jointly with ChiKwong Li) Support: Charles Center summer research fellowship Affiliation after graduation: PhD student (Applied mathematics) at University of Michigan 
Topic: 3*3 matrix stability Presentation: poster presentation in 2018 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2018), 

Xiang
Liu (class of 2017, CAMS) Support: Charles Center Honors Fellowship Affiliation after graduation: 
Honors Thesis: Mathematical
Studies of Optimal Economic Growth Model with Monetary
Policy Committee: Junping Shi, Rex Kincaid, Carl Moody 

Xin
Zou (class of 2018, Mathematics/Computer
Science) Support: Charles Center Honors Fellowship Affiliation after graduation: MS student (computer science) at Carnegie Mellon University 
Honors Thesis: A
Mathematical Model of Economic Growth of Two
Geographical Regions Committee: Junping Shi, Vladimir Boloknilov, Evgenia Smirni, Gexin Yu Presentation: poster presentation in 2018 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2018), 

Mikela
Dockery (class of 2018, Virginia State
University) (jointly with Jing Zhang, Leah Shaw) support: NSFEXTREEMSQED (2017) Affiliation after graduation: IBM 
Topic: 

Jasper
Short (class of 2019, Virginia State
University) (jointly with Zhifu Xie, Leah Shaw) support: NSFEXTREEMSQED (2016) 
Topic: 

Yi
Zhang (class of 2017,
Mathematics/Environmental Studies) (jointly with Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius) Support: NSF (2016, 2017) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student (Environmental Engineering) at California Institute of Technology 
Topic: A Differential Equation Model on
StageStructured Oyster Population and Its Implications
in Oyster Restoration Presentation: presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2017) Publication: 

Mayee
Chen (high school) Affiliation after graduation: BS student at Princeton University, PhD student (Computer Science) at Stanford University 
Topic: Effect of rotational grazing on
plant and animal production Presentation: poster presentation in 2014 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2014) Publication: Chen, Mayee, Shi, Junping, Effect of rotational grazing on plant and animal production. Math. Bios. Engi. (MBE) 15 (2018), no. 2, 393406. 

Maggie
Swift (class of 2017, Mathematics) (jointly with Leah Shaw) Support: NSF (2015) Affiliation after graduation: IBM consulting, PhD student (Biology) at Duke University 
Topic: Presentation: poster presentation in 2016 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2016), presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2017) Publication: 

Jingyi
Zhou (class of 2016, Mathematics) (jointly with Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius) Support: NSF (2014) Affiliation after graduation: DC Energy, MS student (data science) at Columbia University 
Topic: A Differential Equation Model on
StageStructured Oyster Population and Its Implications
in Oyster Restoration Presentation: presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2016) Publication: 

Kristina
Kelly (class of 2017, Mathematics) (jointly with Larry Leemis) Support: NSFEXTREEMSQED (2015), Monroe Fellowship (2016) Affiliation after graduation: Sageworks 
Topic: 

Haomiao
Li (class of 2016, Mathematics) Support: NSF (2014) Affiliation after graduation: MS student in Statistics, Yale University; 
Topic: Effect of harvesting quota and
protection zone in a reactiondiffusion model arising
from fishery management Publication: Cui, Renhao; Li, Haomiao; Mei, Linfeng; Shi, Junping, Effect of harvesting quota and protection zone in a reactiondiffusion model arising from fishery management. Disc. Cont. Dyna. Syst. B. 22 (2017), no. 3, 791807. 

Wade Hobson (class of 2016,
Mathematics/Physics) (jointly with Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius) Support: NSF (2014) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in Physics, University of Maryland 
Topic: 
Nicholas
DucharmeBarth (class of 2013, Mathematics) (jointly with Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius) Support: NSFCSUMS (2012), NSF (2013) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in marine science, University of Florida (20132018), Fisheries Scientist at Pacific CommunitySPC 
Topic: Harvesting Dynamics in Oyster Reef
Sedimentation Model Presentation: presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2013) 

Wei Xia
(class of 2013, Mathematics and Computer Science) (jointly with Gexin Yu) Support: NSF (2012) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in industrial engineering, Lehigh University 
Topic: Further studies in eigenvalues of
quantum graphs 

Matt
Becker (class of 2012, Mathematics) (jointly with Leah Shaw) Support: NSFCSUMS (2010), NSF (2011) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in applied mathematics, Rice University (20122018), Senior Staff at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics 
Honors Thesis: Synchronous
Oscillatory Solutions in a Two Patch PredatorPrey
Model Committee: Junping Shi, Leah Shaw, Daniel Vasiliu, Gexin Yu Presentation: poster presentation in 2011 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2011) poster presentation in 2012 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2012) presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2012) 

Tim
Becker (class of 2012, Mathematics) (jointly with Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius) Support: NSFCSUMS (2010), Charles Center Honors Fellowship (2011) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in applied mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park (20122017), 
Honors Thesis: A
Model for Blue Crab Population in the Chesapeake Bay Committee: Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius, Junping Shi, Ryan Vinroot Presentation: poster presentation in 2011 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2011) poster presentation in 2012 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2012) presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2012) 

Patrick King
(class of 2013, Mathematics and Physics) Support: NSFCSUMS (2011) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in Astronomy, University of Virginia 
Honors Thesis: The
Laplacian on Isotropic Quantum Graphs: Solutions and
Applications Committee: Junping Shi, Joshua Erlich, Daniel Vasiliu, Gexin Yu Presentation: poster presentation in 2012 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2012) presentation in Washington area undergraduate workshop (2012) 

Tim
McDade (class of 2012, Mathematics and
Chinese) (jointly with Leah Shaw, Rom Lipcius) Support: NSFCSUMS (2011) Affiliation after graduation: Microsoft (20122018), PhD student (political sci) at Duke University 
Honors Thesis: Analysis
and Simulation of an Optimal Control Model of an
Oyster Population Displaying an Allee Effect Committee: Junping Shi, Robert Lewis, Rom Lipcius, Leah Shaw 
Ruoyan Sun
(class of 2013, Economics and History) (jointly with Leah Shaw) Support: Charles Center BioMath Fellowship (2010), HHMI (2010), NSFCSUMS (2010), NSFUBM (2010) Affiliation after graduation: MS student (public health) at John Hopkins University (20132014), PhD student (public health) at University of Michigan (20142019), Assistant Professor (Public health) at University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Topic: Global stability
in epidemic models Presentation: poster in 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Applied Dynamical Systems, Jinhua, China, (June 2010), presentation in GMUWM 2011 spring Workshop (4/16/2011) Publication: 1. Sun, Ruoyan, Global stability of the endemic equilibrium of multigroup SIR models with nonlinear incidence. Comput. Math. Appl. 60 (2010), no. 8, 2286–2291. 2. Sun, Ruoyan; Shi, Junping Shi, Global stability of multigroup epidemic model with group mixing and nonlinear incidence rates. Appl. Math. Comput. 218, (2011), no. 2, 280–286. 

Yuanyuan Liu
(class of 2010, Mathematics and Economics) Support: Charles Center BioMath Fellowship (2009) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student (Economics) at Georgetown University (20102017), Assistant Professor (Economics) at Smith College 
Honor Thesis: "The Dynamical
Behavior of a Two Patch PredatorPrey Model" Committee: Junping Shi(adviser), Olivier Coibion, Lawrence Leemis, Jianjun Paul Tian Presentation: presentation in GMUWM 2010 spring Workshop (4/17/2010), Publication: 

Will JordanCooley
(class of 2010, Mathematics) (jointly with Rom Lipcius, Leah Shaw, Jian Shen) Support: NSFCSUMS (2009), NSFUBM (2009) Affiliation after graduation: MS student in education, Columbia University 
Honor Thesis: "Bistability
in Differential Equation Model of Oyster Population
and Sediment Volume" Committee: Junping Shi(adviser), Rex Kincaid, Romulad Lipcius, Leah Shaw, Jian Shen Presentation: poster presentation in 2010 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2010), 2010 Harvey Mudd College Mathematics Conference on the Mathematics of Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology", presentation in GMUWM 2010 spring Workshop (4/17/2010), Publication: JordanCooley, William C.; Lipcius, Romuald N.; Shaw, Leah B. Shaw; Shen, Jian; Shi, Junping, Bistability in a differential equation model of oyster reef height and sediment accumulation. J. Theor. Biol. 289, (2011), no.1, 1–11. 

Michael Essman
(class of 2010, Mathematics and Economics) Support: NSFCSUMS (2009), NSFUBM (2009) Affiliation after graduation: Energy Analyst, North American Power 
Honor Thesis: "Mathematical
and Numerical Analysis of Coupled Nonlinear
Schrodinger Equations" Committee: Junping Shi(adviser), ChiKwon Li, Michael Lewis, Justin May Presentation: GMUWM 2009 Spring Workshop (3/21/2009) poster presentation in 2010 Joint Mathematics Meeting (Jan/2010) poster presentation in 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Applied Dynamical Systems, Jinhua, China (June 2010) Publication: Essman, Michael; Shi, Junping, Bifurcation diagrams of coupled Schrödinger equations. Appl. Math. Comput. 219 (2012), no. 8, 36463654. 

Daniel Hariprasad (class of 2009,
Mathematics) Support: NSFUBM (2008), NSFCSUMS (2009) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in applied mathematics, University of Arizona 
Honor Thesis: "Three Pool
Model of Calcium Signaling" Committee: Junping Shi(adviser), Jianjun Paul Tian, Michael Lewis, Greg Smith Presentation: GMUWM 2009 Spring Workshop (3/21/2009) 

Jiayin Jin
(class of 2009, Harbin Institute of Technology,
Mathematics) Affiliation after graduation: PhD student in mathematics, Michigan State University 
Presentation: 2008
Harbin Differential Equation Conference (Dec/2008) Publication: Jin, Jiayin; Shi, Junping; Wei, Junjie; Yi, Fengqi, Bifurcations of Patterned Solutions in Diffusive LengyelEpstein System of CIMA Chemical Reaction. Rocky Moun. J. Math. 43 (2013), No. 5, 16371674. 

Kristina
Little
(class of 2006,
Mathematics) Current affiliation: Manager in BioStatistics, Illumina 
Publication: Shi, Junping; Xie, Zhifu; Little, Kristina, Crossdiffusion induced instability and stability in reactiondiffusion systems, J. Appl. Anal. Comput. 1 (2011), no. 1, 95–119.  