Bryn Barker

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Field of Study: Applied Mathematics
  • Academic Advisor: Boyce Griffith
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2020; B.S. Applied Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2018

Publications

In print:

Bryn Barker. Stability of MHD Shock Waves [Master's thesis]. Brigham Young University, 2020.

Bryn Balls-Barker and Ben Webb. Link Prediction in Networks Using Effective Transitions. Linear Algebra and its Applications, 599:79-104, 2020.

Conference/Seminar Talks:

Spectral Stability of Ideal-Gas Shock Layers in the Strong Shock Limit. SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, La Quinta Resort, December 2019.

Spectral Stability of Ideal-Gas Shock Layers in the Strong Shock Limit. IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena, University of Georgia, April 2019.

Link Prediction with Effective Transitions. MAA Intermountain Section Spring Meeting, Southern Utah University, April 2019.

Spectral Stability of Ideal-Gas Shock Layers in the Strong Shock Limit. College of Physical and Mathematical Science Spring Research Conference, BYU, March 2019.

Predicting Links in Terrorist Networks. College of Physical and Mathematical Science Donor Meeting, BYU, October 2018.

A New Method for Predicting Link Formation. Applied Math Seminar, BYU, April 2018.

A New Method for Predicting Link Formation in Social, Technological, and Natural Networks. College of Physical and Mathematical Science Spring Research Conference, BYU, March 2018.

Optimization of Spectral Algorithms for Link Prediction. Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, January 2018.

Optimization of Spectral Algorithms for Link Prediction, College of Physical and Mathematical Science Spring Research Conference, BYU, March 2017.

Development of a Test Assessment GUI for the UQ Pipeline. Summer Poster Symposium, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, August 2017.

Awards

Graduate:
UNC Graduate School Royster Society of Fellows Recruitment Fellowship Recipient 2020.
NSF GRFP Honorable Mention 2020.

Undergraduate:
Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
BYU Spring Research Conference session winner 2017, 2018.
Dean's list 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 (5 semesters total).
Full tuition academic scholarship 8 semesters.
Math department outstanding freshman award 2014.