Bryan Phinezy

Department of Mathematics
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5248
bryan.a.phinezy@wmich.edu



Education

2009-Present Ph.D. Candidate in Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
Research Area: Combinatorics and Graph Theory
Dissertation: Variations on a Graph Coloring Theme.
Successful Defense May 18, 2012
Advisor: Professor Ping Zhang

2009B.S. in Mathematics, Western Michigan University
Graduated: Summa Cum Laude
Minor: Physics


Research Interests

Graph Theory with Applications, Graph Colorings, Distance, Matchings and Domination in Graphs.

My Erdös Number is 2 (collaborators: Ping Zhang and Gary Chartrand).


Research Publications


Research Presentations


Honors and Awards

2012 Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Award
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

2011 American Mathematical Society Graduate Student Travel Grant Award.

2009 Western Michigan University Presidential Scholar Award in Mathematics.

A. Bruce Clarke Senior Award.
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

2008Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award.
College of Arts and Sciences, Western Michigan University

Erik A. Schreiner Memorial Scholarship Award.
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

Fred A. Beeler Memorial Scholarship Award.
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

2007Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award.
College of Arts and Sciences, Western Michigan University

Fred A. Beeler Memorial Scholarship Award.
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

Top Student Award in Physics.
Department of Physics, Western Michigan University

2006 Freshman-Sophomore Prize Competition Award.
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

Fred A. Beeler Memorial Scholarship Award.
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University

Top Student Award in Physics.
Department of Physics, Western Michigan University

Dean's List (8 Times)
College of Arts and Sciences, Western Michigan University


Professional Affiliations