**Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences**

Clemson
University, Clemson, South Carolina

December 18, 2003

Thesis: *Computing Gröbner Bases, with Applications to
Multivariate Padé Approximation and Algebraic Coding Theory*

Advisor: Shuhong
Gao

**Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences**

Clemson
University, Clemson, South Carolina

December 1999

Project: *Gowers, Roth, and the Proof of Szemeredi's Theorem*

Advisor: Neil
Calkin

**Bachelor of Science in Mathematics**

Bob
Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina

May 1998

**SOA/CAS Actuarial Examinations**

Passed
Exam 1--May 2001