Elaina Aceves graduated Magna Cum Laude from California State University, Fresno in 2014 majoring in mathematics. She began work on this paper in the fall of 2012 after taking a topics course about knot theory that semester. Elaina presented this research at the Underrepresented Students in Topology and Algebra Research Symposium (USTARS) and the National Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math (NCUWM). She is currently a masters mathematics student and a part time lecturer at California State University, Fresno.


Faculty Sponsor:  Carmen Caprau, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, California State University, Fresno