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AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session

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1995 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Boston, MA, October 7-8, 1995
Meeting #903

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Differential Geometry and Lie Groups

  • Saturday October 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry and Lie Groups, I

    Room 470, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Chuu-Lian Terng, Northeastern University

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Dupin hypersurfaces with three principal curvatures.
      Thomas E. Cecil*, College of the Holy Cross
      Gary R. Jensen, Washington University
      (903-53-92)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Dupin hypersurfaces in Lie sphere geometry.
      Thomas E. Cecil, College of the Holy Cross
      Gary R. Jensen*, Washington University
      (903-53-91)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Taut submanifolds in symmetric spaces.
      Gudlaugur Thorbergsson*, University of Cologne, Germany
      Chuu-Lian Terng, Northeastern University
      (903-53-142)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The push-out space of a submanifold.
      Alan West*, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
      (903-53-145)
  • Saturday October 7, 1995, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry and Lie Groups, II

    Room 470, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Chuu-Lian Terng, Northeastern University

    • 2:30 p.m.
      On $k$-minimal submanifolds.
      Sheila Carter*, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
      (903-53-147)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Periods of central elements in Heisenberg-like $2$-step nilpotent Lie groups.
      Maura B. Mast*, University of Northern Iowa
      Ruth Gornet, Texas Tech University
      (903-22-41)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Flat affine surfaces with flat normal connection.
      Martin A. Magid*, Wellesley College
      Luc Vrancken, Catholic University Louvain, Belgium
      (903-53-118)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Tight immersions of manifolds like projective spaces.
      Ross S. Niebergall*, University of Northern British Columbia
      Gudlaugur Thorbergsson, University of Cologne, Germany
      (903-53-174)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Affine isoparametric and Dupin hypersurfaces.
      Patrick J. Ryan*, McMaster University
      (903-53-191)
  • Sunday October 8, 1995, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry and Lie Groups, III

    Room 470, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Chuu-Lian Terng, Northeastern University

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Isometric immersions and integrable systems.
      Franz Pedit*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      (903-53-121)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On constant mean curvature surfaces with symmetry groups.
      Josef F. Dorfmeister*, University of Kansas
      Guido Haak, KITCS, Lawrence, Kansas
      (903-53-215)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      B\"acklund transformations and Poisson group actions.
      Karen Uhlenbeck*, University of Texas, Austin
      (903-53-249)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Harmonic $2$-spheres in $U(n)$, revisited.
      Martin A. Guest*, University of Rochester
      (903-53-143)
  • Sunday October 8, 1995, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Differential Geometry and Lie Groups, IV

    Room 470, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Chuu-Lian Terng, Northeastern University

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Exotic holonomies and Poisson geometry.
      Quoshin Chi*, Washington University
      Lorenz J. Schwachhoefer, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Germany
      (903-53-146)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Continuous families of isospectral metrics which are not locally isometric.
      Carolyn S. Gordon*, Dartmouth College
      Edward N. Wilson, Washington University
      (903-53-167)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Some new homogeneous Einstein metrics on symmetric spaces.
      Megan M. Kerr*, Dartmouth College
      (903-53-128)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      On the $ODE$ system arising from Einstein's equation for Riemannian metrics.
      McKenzie Y. Wang*, McMaster University
      (903-53-161)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Scalar curvature rigidity.
      Maung Min-oo*, McMaster University
      (903-53-187)
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