May
03

The Final Weeks

I just wanted to quickly update you all on how the thesis is going. I turned it in to my committee and successfully defended it on Tuesday, May 1st. I am very excited to have finished my defense and now I will begin to work on the revisions to the thesis. I am planning on…
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Apr
10

Crunch Time

As we begin April in earnest, the thesis is getting into its last stages. I am currently in the process of attempting to iron out the small problems still inherent in the Blue Crab model and work towards getting the draft ready for the committee to receive on Friday.

Mar
24

Plugging away

Hello all,   Since I last updated the blog, we have been primarily working on tightening up the parameter values as well as calculating the bifurcation derivative, which will give evidence as to the bistability of our model. Beyond that, there has been a lot of writing and editing, as we go to press quite…
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Jan
25

Joint Mathematics Meeting in Boston

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year. I spent most of my break from school planning and then participating in the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston. This is the biggest math conference in the United States and I was honored to be able to present a poster in…
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Dec
02

Sorry for the lack of recent posts!

Hello everyone! I apologize for the lack of updates, and for the shortness of this update. My semester has been hectic to say the least. I have taken the Mathematics Subject GRE twice now and I am currently working on finishing my 12 (!?) graduate school applications, so my research has been pushed to the…
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