The Undergraduate Research Center (URC) seeks to support Oxy’s mission by providing experiences that encourage the development of higher order thinking skills through faculty-mentored independent research. Find other student works supported by the URC here.

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Submissions from 2011

A Study of Intrinsic Knots and Links: a Tale of Two Graphs Alex Barylskiy and Hannah Schwartz, Alex Barylskiy and Hannah Schwartz

Triangle-Y Families of Complete Graphs, Greg Ellison

Mathematical Modeling of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms via Micro-Array Analysis, Thomas Jemielita

Expressive Musical Terms Index: A Case for Web-Based Technology as a Means of Interpreting Musical Scores, Calvin Lesko

Classifying and Documenting TY-Realizable Trees, Scott McCalla

Submissions from 2010

Sound Dining: An Analysis of the Soundscape in New York Fine Dining Restaurants, Lauren Bunnell

Film Franchises and the Edwards-Buckmire Model: An Examination of the Financial Performance of Movie Sequels, Jacob Ortega-Gingrich

Submissions from 2009

Proving Graphs are Minor Minimal, Noam Goldberg

Investigations of Multidimensional Predator-Prey Models, Ariel Krasik-Geiger

Submissions from 2008

Discovering New Intrinsically Knotted Graphs Nancy Moore and Michael Wade , Nancy Moore and Michael Wade

Calculable Congestion: Modeling Effects of Traffic Light on Traffic Flow Using ODEs and PDEs, Zhengyi Zhou

Submissions from 2007

Calcium Waves in Pregnant Uterine Contractions, Ashley Bennett

Post-Tonal Theory: Musical Technology For New Modes of Expression and Representation, David Bergner

Submissions from 2005

Differential Posets and k-ribbon Tableaux, Lisa Bishop

What a Tangled Web We Weave: Epidemiological Modeling and Graph Theory, Patrick Dixon

On Induced Subgraphs of Johnson Graphs and Move, Rotation, and Jump Graphs, Jeffrey Shaw

Submissions from 2004

Some Variations on the Tennis Ball Problem, Nicholas Biller

The Mathematics of High Scores, David Collins

New Nonstandard Finite Difference Methodsfor the Heat Equation, Argenis Isaac Garcia

New Nonstandard Finite Difference Methodsfor the Heat Equation, Argenis Isaac Garcia

Modeling Airline Overbooking, Diana Iercosan

Submissions from 2003

The Evolution of Altruism: Increasing the Amount of Realism in Evolutionary Simulations, Cary Bailey-Findley, Josef Tobiska, and Nick Vance

Variations on a Theme of Euclid, David Collins

Polygons with Rational Sides, Diagonals and Area: Constructions and Properties, Radoslav Kirov

Integer Partitions and their Applicationto Quantum Physics, Josef Tobiska

Submissions from 2002

Bulgarian Choral Traditions:Music and Vocal Techniques Influenced byReligion, Education and the Singing Community, Leanna Cooper

Bulgarian Choral Traditions:Music and Vocal Techniques Influenced byReligion, Education and the Singing Community Leanna Cooper and Akiko Minaga , Leanna Cooper and Akiko Minaga

Edge Coloring Graphs with Distance Restrictions, Nicholas Davidson

N-maximizability of Theta-less Graphs, Radoslav Kirov

Integer Partitions and their Applicationto Quantum Physics, Josef Tobiska

Submissions from 2001

Newton's Law of Cooling Heats Up., Brandy Benedict

An Artificial World and its Creatures., Daniel Ionita

One-Palette n -Color Maximizability., Roberto Pelayo

Submissions from 2000

Simulating and Evolving Bipedal Locomotion., Kalen Jordan

Deletions and Collapsions with Partitioned Binary Matrices., Andrew Stevenson