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Recent ETSU Mathematics & Statistics Graduates 

Dr. Shuo Chen, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biostatistics, University of Maryland, Email:

Jessica Lunsford: Purdue University in interdisciplinary PULSe Program. She is working in the lab of Dr. Markus Lill on creating a database to help improve drug delivery by improving software aided ligand recognition and binding site prediction software.  Email: 

Lindsey Fox: UT Knoxville under a teaching assistantship studying for her PhD, hopefully in Mathematical Ecology. Email:

Brandi Finchum (formerly Brandi Canter): Graduate assistant at Middle Tennessee State University in Computational Science. Email:

Chris Brewer: Math teacher at Morristown Hamblen East High School

Jordan Angel: finished an internship at ORNL earlier this month and is now in graduate school at RPI. Email:

Jasmine Sutton: working at the corporate headquarters of First Tennessee in their Enterprise Technology, specifically IT Risk Management in an one-year intern position in Memphis TN. Email:

Isaac Justus: at Clemson University pursuing a master's degree in mathematical sciences. Email:

Xiqiao Wang: Enrolled in the Chemical Physics graduate program at the University of Maryland-College Park and will be a RA at NIST for this coming year. Email:

Brennan Trent: teaching Algebra I and coaching cheerleading at Cherokee High School in Rogersville, TN. Email:

Pashupati Shah: working at University of Tennessee on cell motility and protein folding. Email:

Logan Cannon: 8th grade math teacher at Unicoi Middle School in Elizabethton. Email:

Robert Davis: teaching Algebra 1 to 9th graders at Hancock County High School. Email:

Chelsea Ross: taking a year off to study for GRE and apply for PhD programs in the area of mathematical modeling.

Aaron Cornett: Texas A&M, graduate assistant in his first year of the PhD program in Statistics

Caleb Shimberg: Finishing the master program in Actuarial Science in Middle Tennessee

Jie Liu : starting our Master's program in Math at ETSU

Rouying Wang : in her second year of the PhD program in Biostatistics at Florida State University

Haiyin Li : In her second year of the PhD in applied math (concentration in Stat and mathematical finance) at University of NorthCarolina in Charlotte. Email:

Jeremy Brooks : studying medicine at Quillen,

Jessie Deering Jamieson: graduate program in Math at University of Nebraska

William Jamieson: graduate program in Math at University of Nebraska.

Paul Hoilman - Ingram Financial Services,

Erin Middlemas, now pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Shawn Martin – actively looking for employment in San Antonio, TX. Email: Master's graduates

Clayton Walvoort - State Farm,

Adam Meadows - Lincoln Memorial University,

Josh Brooks – Instructor Hiwassee College

Arash Mehraban – PhD student in Computational Science and Engineering – University of Colorado at Boulder

Andrew Young – Mathematics Instructor – South Piedmont Community College

Ed Snyder - Mathematics Instructor – South Piedmont Community College

AnDre TodaWorld - Cooper Standard Automotive Inc., out in Surgoinsville, TN

Lucas van der Merwe, Masters ETSU, Ph.D. University of South Africa (co- advised with ETSU), graduated with Ph.D. in 2000. Lucas is currently a Professor of Mathematics at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. He has received several teaching awards and is an active researcher. 

Wyatt Desormeaux, Masters from ETSU 2008, Ph.D. University of Johannesburg South Africa (co-advised with ETSU), graduated with Ph.D. in 2012. Wyatt is currently a postdoc at University of Johannesburg.

Ben Phillips, graduated with MS 1998. Ben obtained a Ph.D. in mathematics from University of Alabama, Huntsville. He is currently working for the government in a "think tank" job in Huntsville, AL.

Eugenia Jackson, graduated with MS 2002. Genie is currently a first year Ph.D. student in Statistics at the University of Wyoming.

Jason Lewis, graduated with MS 2004. He then obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Clemson University.

Kristen Holmes, graduated with MS 2009. Kristen is working in Washington, DC using her mathematics degree. She said she now has her dream job.

Denise Koessler, graduated with MS 2010. Denise is on track to complete her Ph.D. this year from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Stephanie McMahon, graduated with MS 2010. Stephanie is working for NSA in Washington, DC. She is also enrolled in a Ph.D. program. •

Chris Sterling, graduated with MS 2012. Chris is teaching high school in Washington County, TN.

Elizabeth Harris, graduated with MS 2012. Elizabeth is teaching high school in Washington County, TN.

Tabbi McCoy, graduated with MS 2013. Tabbi is teaching college credit courses in a high school in Virginia.

Inna Vasylieva, graduated with MS 2013. Inna is a first year Ph.D. student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Rob Dautermann, BS 1998 & MS 2000, Esterline Defense Tech, DoD contractor.

Brad Dyer, Professor of Mathematics, Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College

Yuchun "Anna" Mu, Manager, Actuarial Research Analytics, Nationwide Insurance

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