Recent PhDs
When positions are listed, the most recent position known is given.
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. "GraphTheoretic Simplicial Complexes, Hajostype Constructions, and kMatchings," B. Braun.
2019
 Brian Davis, Research Postdoc, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Ph.D. 2019, "Lattice Simplices: Sufficiently Complicated," B. Braun.
 Karthik Chandrasekhar, 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, Threeyear 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 takeaway 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. Threeyear postdoc, Texas A & M, Ph.D. 2016, "New Perspectives of Quantum Analogues," M. Readdy.
 Sarah Nelson. Assistant Professor, LenoirRhyne University, Ph.D. 2016, "Flag fvectors of polytopes with few vertices," C. Lee.
2015
 Robert Davis. Threeyear 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, "DeletionInduced 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. Threeyear 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 cdindex," 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 ktriangulations of the ngon," C. Lee.
 Michael Slone. Programmer, University of Kentucky Libraries, Ph.D. 2008, "Homological combinatorics and extensions of the cdindex," 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 Takeaway 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 DominatingSet 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 PiecewiseLinear 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 BigdeliJahed. Associate Professor, Kentucky State University; Ph.D., 1991, "Regular Triangulations of Convex Polytopes and dCubes," C. Lee.