### Jimena Davis

**Program Years:**2004-2008**Academic Institution:**North Carolina State University**Field of Study:**Applied Mathematics**Academic Advisor:**H.T. Banks**Practicum(s):**

Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2006)**Degree(s):**

Ph.D. Computational and Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 2008

M.S. Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 2005

B.S. Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, 2003

#### Current Status

**Status:**Sr Computational Biologist, Syngenta, Research Triangle Park, NC**Research Area:**Uncertainty Quantification, PBPK Modeling, Risk Assessment**Personal URL:**http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimenadavis**Contact Information:**jimena_davis@yahoo.com

#### Publications

H.T. Banks, J.L. Davis, S.L. Ernstberger, S. Hu, E. Artimovich, A.K. Dhar, and C.L. Browdy, "Comparison of Probabilistic and Stochastic Formulations in Modeling Growth Uncertainty and Variability," CRSC Tech. Rpt. CRSC-TR08-03, NC State University, February 2008; Journal of Biological Dynamics (accepted).H.T. Banks and J.L. Davis, "Quantifying Uncertainty in the Estimation of Probability Distributions," Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (to appear).

H.T. Banks and J.L. Davis, "Quantifying Uncertainty in the Estimation of Probability Distributions with Confidence Bands," CRSC Tech. Rpt. CRSC-TR07-21, NC State University, December 2007.

H.T. Banks and J.L. Davis, "A Comparison of Approximation Methods for the Estimation of Probability Distributions on Parameters," CRSC Tech. Rpt. CRSC-TR05-38, NC State University, October 2005; Applied Numerical Mathematics, Volume 57, 753-777, 2007.

N. Calkin, J. Davis, K. James, E. Perez, and C. Swannack, "Computing the Integer Partition Function," Mathematics of Computation, Volume 76, 1619-1638, 2007.

J.L. Davis, et al., "Evaluating a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model Proposed for use in Risk Assessment," 2003 Industrial Mathematics Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students, CRSC Tech. Rpt. CRSC-TR04-07, NC State University, March 2004.

#### Awards

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, 2004 - 2008North Carolina State University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences ACAAGS Academic Achievement Award, 2006 and 2007

SAMSI (Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute) Fellowship, NC State University, 2003-2004

NC State Mathematics Department Fellowship, NC State University, 2003-2004

Faculty Scholarship Award at Clemson University's 107th Commencement, Clemson University, 2003

Samuel Maner Martin Award (Mathematical Sciences Department), Clemson University, 2003

Academic Excellence summa cum laude Award(Computer Science African American Alliance), Clemson University, 2003

John Charles Hardin Award (Mathematical Sciences Department), Clemson University, 2002

Beta Kappa Chapter of Phi Sigma Pi Scholarship Award, Clemson University, 2002 & 2003

Multicultural Achievement Award, Clemson University, 2001, 2002, & 2003