When positions are listed, the most recent position known is given.

**2024**

- Allison Fitisone, Ph.D. 2024, "Solid Angle Measure Approximation Methods for Polyhedral Cones", Y. Zhou.
- Zachery Peterson, Visiting Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary, Ph.D. 2024, "SLₖ-Tilings and Paths in ℤᵏ", K. Serhiyenko.

**2023**

- William Gustafson, DoD, Ph.D. 2023, "Lattice minors and Eulerian posets", M. Readdy.
- Benjamin Reese, Arkansas Tech, Ph.D. 2023, "Geometry of Pipe Dream Complexes", M. Readdy.
- Kaitlin Bruegge, Assistant Professor Educator, University of Cincinnati, Ph.D. 2023, "Geometric and Combinatorial Properties of Lattice Polytopes Defined from Graphs", B. Braun.

**2022**

- Matias von Bell, Research Postdoc, TU Graz, Ph.D. 2022, "On Flow Polytopes, nu-Associahedra, and the Subdivision Algebra," M. Yip
- Derek Hanely, Assistant Professor, Penn State Behrend, Ph.D. 2022, "Geometric Properties of Weighted Projective Space Simplices," B. Braun.

**2021**

- Andrés R. Vindas Meléndez, National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, UC Berkeley and MSRI, Ph.D. 2021, "Combinatorial Invariants of Rational Polytopes," B. Braun.

**2020**

- Julianne Vega, Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University, Ph.D. 2020. "Graph-Theoretic Simplicial Complexes, Hajos-type Constructions, and k-Matchings," B. Braun.

**2019**

- Brian Davis, Research Postdoc, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Ph.D. 2019, "Lattice Simplices: Sufficiently Complicated," B. Braun.
- Karthik Chandrasekhar, Assistant Professor, PES University, Bengaluru India, Ph.D. 2019, "Bounding the Number of Compatible Simplices in Higher Dimensional Tournaments," R. Ehrenborg.

**2018**

- Alex Happ, Assistant Professor, Christian Brothers University, Ph.D. 2018, "A Combinatorial Miscellany: Antipodes, Parking Cars, and Descent Set Powers," R. Ehrenborg.
- Marie Meyer, Assistant Professor, Lewis University, Ph.D. 2018, "Polytopes Associated to Graph Laplacians," B. Braun.
- McCabe Olsen, Three-year postdoc, Ohio State University, Ph.D. 2018, "Hilbert Bases, Descent Statistics, and Combinatorial Semigroup Algebras," B. Braun.

**2017**

- Kristen Barnard. Berea College, Ph.D. 2017, "Some take-away games on discrete structures," C. Lee.
- Dustin Hedmark. Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville TN, Ph.D. 2017, "The partition lattice in many guises," R. Ehrenborg.
- Wesley Hough. Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin -- Whitewater, Ph.D. 2017, "On independence, matching, and homomorphism complexes," B. Braun.

**2016**

- Yue Cai. Three-year postdoc, Texas A & M, Ph.D. 2016, "New Perspectives of Quantum Analogues," M. Readdy.
- Sarah Nelson. Assistant Professor, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Ph.D. 2016, "Flag f-vectors of polytopes with few vertices," C. Lee.

**2015**

- Robert Davis. Three-year postdoc, Michigan State University. Ph.D. 2015, "Unimodality Questions in Ehrhart Theory," B. Braun.
- Brad Fox. Assistant Professor, Austin Peay State University, Ph.D. 2015, "Combinatorial Potpourri: Permutations, Products, Posets, and Pfaffians," R. Ehrenborg.
- Clifford Taylor, Ph.D. 2015, "Deletion-Induced Triangulations," C. Lee.
- Liam Solus, National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, KTH. Ph.D. 2015, "Polyhedral Problems in Combinatorial Convex Geometry," B. Braun.

**2012**

- JiYoon Jung. Three-year Postdoc, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Ph.D. 2012, "The topology of restricted partition posets and descent pattern avoidance," R. Ehrenborg.

**2011**

- Eric Clark. Assistant Professor, Western New England University, Springfield, MA, Ph.D. 2011, "Combinatorial aspects of excedances and the Frobenius complex," R. Ehrenborg.
- Matt Zeckner. Assistant Professor, Adrian College, Adrian, MI, Ph.D. 2011, "Topological and combinatorial properties of neighborhood and chessboard complexes," B. Braun.

**2010**

- DJ Wells. Mathematics Teacher, Kingston High School, Kingston, NC, Ph.D. 2010, "General flips and the
**cd**-index," C. Lee.

**2009**

- Patricia Muldoon Brown. Associate Professor, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Ph.D. 2009, "Rees products of posets and inequalities," M. Readdy.

**2008**

- Carlos Nicolás. Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Ph.D. 2008, "Structural and enumerative properties of k-triangulations of the n-gon," C. Lee.
- Michael Slone. Programmer, University of Kentucky Libraries, Ph.D. 2008, "Homological combinatorics and extensions of the cd-index," R. Ehrenborg.

**2004**

- Gareth Bendall. Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgetown College Ph.D. 2004, "Domination Analysis Beyond the Traveling Salesman Problem," F. Margot/C. Lee.
- Matt Menzel. Assistant Professor, Marietta College, OH; Ph.D. 2004, "Generalized Sewing Constructions for Polytopes," C. Lee.

**2003**

- Robert Riehemann. Instructor, Northern Kentucky University; Ph.D. 2003, "Subset Take-away on Graphs," C. Lee.
- Jakayla Robbins. Assistant Professor, University of Montana; Currently Senior Lecturer & Assist. Director of Undergraduate Studies at Vanderbilt University; Ph.D. 2003, "Orientations of Free Spikes," C. Lee.
- Laura Schmidt. Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin -- Stout; Ph.D. 2003, "Numbers of faces of simplicial spheres & balls," C. Lee.

**2000**

- Connie Gerads Fournelle. Alphatech, Inc., Burlington, MA; Ph.D. 2000, "Covering Units of Aperiodic Tilings," C. Lee.
- Teresa Contenza. Assistant Professor, University of Montevallo, AL; Ph.D. 2000, "On the Dominating-Set Polytope," C. Lee.
- Cynthia Aossey. Frankfort; Ph.D. 2000, "3PC(.,.)-Free Berge Graphs are Perfect," K. Vuskovic / C. Lee.

**1999**

- Daphne Skipper. US WEST Advanced Technologies; Ph.D. 1999, "Combinatorial Scheduling Models," J. Lee.
- Wendy Weber. Assistant Professor, Central College; Ph.D. 1999, "Recovering Triangulations of Convex Polytopes," C. Lee.
- John Kuchenbrod. MITRE Corp., McLean, VA; Ph.D., 1999, "Extremal Problems on Weighted Graphs," J. Lee.

**1998**

- Joy D. Williams Lind. Level 3 Communications; Ph.D., 1998, "Spectral Bounds for Entropy Models," J. Lee.
- Dan Wilson. US WEST Advanced Technologies; Ph.D., 1998, "Polyhedral Methods for Piecewise-Linear Functions," J. Lee.

**1997**

- Matt Scobee. Humana; Ph.D., 1997, "Orientations of Ternary Matroids," J. Lee.
- Robert Hebble. Assistant Professor, Kentucky State University; Ph.D., 1997, "Hamiltonicity of Squeezed Spheres," C. Lee.

**1996**

- Stewart Tung. Assistant Professor, Dallas Baptist University; Ph.D., 1996, "Monge, Optimality, and Feasibility Sequences in Capacitated Transportation Problems," C. Lee.

**1991**

- Fariba Bigdeli-Jahed. Associate Professor, Kentucky State University; Ph.D., 1991, "Regular Triangulations of Convex Polytopes and d-Cubes," C. Lee.