The CERL congratulates its PhD graduates

In the Fall 2010 semester the Computational Epidemiology Research Laboratory produced two Ph.D. graduates in Computer Science: Tina Johnson and Tamara Schneider.

Tina Johnson defended her dissertation "The Influence of Social Network Graph Structure on Disease Dynamics in a Simulated Environment" in July 2010. She is an Assistant Professor at Midwestern State University (

Tamara Schneider defended her dissertation “A Framework for Analyzing and Optimizing Regional Bio-Emergency Response Plans” in October 2010. She is a post-doctoral research associate with the UNT Computational Epidemiology Research Laboratory (

UNT Fall 2010 Commencement

UNT Fall 2010 Commencement

Dr. Tamara Schneider and Dr. Tina Johnson with their Ph.D. advisor Dr. Armin Mikler