Jim Belk

I have supervised 17 senior projects at Bard in the last seven years, and I am currently advising three additional senior project students. The following list includes all senior projects that I have supervised. See here for a more comprehensive list of senior projects within the mathematics program.

- Cyril Kuhns, Public-Key Cryptography with the Brin-Thompson Group 2
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(This was a joint math/computer science project with Bob McGrail serving as the CS adviser.) - Nicole Song, A Variational Approach to the Moving Sofa Problem

- Sharma Maharaj, Resistance of Infinite Networks
- Van Mai Nguyen Thi, Development and Optimization of a Two-View Model for Anamorphic Projections on Planar Surfaces

(This was a joint math/computer science project with Keith O'Hara serving as the CS adviser.) - Shuyi Weng, Homeomorphism Groups of Fractals

- Andy Huynh, Geometry of Adinkra Embeddings

(jointly supervised with Greg Landweber) - Lara Merling, Fighting Fires on Semi-Regular Tessellations

(jointly supervised with Lauren Rose)

- Abhinanda Bhattacharyya, Forbidden Minors for a Pursuit Game on Graphs
- Nabil Hossain, Implementation of the Solution to the Conjugacy Problem in Thompson's Groups

(This was a joint math/computer science project with with Bob McGrail serving as the CS adviser.) - Will Smith, Thompson-Like Groups for Dendrite Julia Sets
- Jasper Weinrich-Burd, A Thompson-Like Group for the Bubble Bath Julia Set

- Kimberly Wood, Switching the Shannon Switching Game
- Zhiwei Wu, Computable Invariants for Quandles

(This was a joint math/computer science project with with Bob McGrail serving as the CS adviser.)

- Adam Chodoff, Twisted Three-Eared Rabbits: Identifying Topological Quadratics up to Thurston Equivalence
- Alexandros Fragkopoulos, Electron Scattering in Crossed Electric and Magnetic Fields: A Semiclassical Study

(This was a joint math/physics project with Christian Bracher serving as the physics adviser.)

- Cedric Cogell, Finding Følner Sets Automatically
- Huaizhou Jin, SLAM on a Graph through Recursive Filtering

- Paul McLaughlin, Chaos in Bird Vocalizations
- Nick Michaud, A Three-Element Generating Set for Thompson's Group \(F\)