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1996 Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Chattanooga, TN, October 1112, 1996
Meeting #915
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Friday October 11, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 102A, University Center
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama, Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Gilbert A. Weinstein, University of Alabama, Birmingham weinstei@math.uab.edu

8:30 a.m.
Strongly monotone skewproduct semiflows.
W. Shen, Auburn University
Yingtei Yi*, Georgia Tech
(91535140)

9:00 a.m.
Classical solutions for the MullinsSekerka model.
Gieri Simonett*, Vanderbilt University, Nasville, TN
Joachim Escher, University of Basel, Switzerland
(9153538)

9:30 a.m.
The Dynamics of a ReactionDiffusion Equation with Time Delay
Wenzhang Huang*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(91535300)

10:00 a.m.
A Diffusive Spatially Dependent Epidemic Model for a Population in Equilibrium
William E. Fitzgibbon,
Irene Loomis*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Sheila J. Waggoner,
(91535183)

10:30 a.m.
An Analysis of the Rotationally Symmetric Flexible Membrane Problem Using Upper and Lower Solutions
Stephen B Robinson*, Wake Forest University
(91535168)

Friday October 11, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 102A, University Center
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama, Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Gilbert A. Weinstein, University of Alabama, Birmingham weinstei@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
Motion by Surface Tension
Nicholas Alikakos*, University of Tennessee
(91535195)

3:00 p.m.
Discontinuous behavior of equilibria for liquid drops that contact two planes
Paul Concus,
Robert Finn,
John McCuan*,
(91553248)

3:30 p.m.
An existence theorem for a superlinear twopoint boundary value problem
Anna Capietto*,
(91534166)

4:00 p.m.
Periodicity In Diffusive Epidemic Models
Mary E. Parrott*,
William E. Fitzgibbon,
Jeffrey J. Morgan,
(91535266)

4:30 p.m.
Uniqueness of Positive Solutions for a Dirichlet Problem
Jairo Santanilla*, University of New Orleans
(91535291)

5:00 p.m.
Bounds on trajectoreis in di9ffusive predatorprey models.
Robert Stephen Cantrell*, University of Miami
Chris Cosner, Universityof Miami
(91592320)

Saturday October 12, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 102A, University Center
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama, Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Gilbert A. Weinstein, University of Alabama, Birmingham weinstei@math.uab.edu

8:30 a.m.
Convergence in the Fisher's equation with time almost periodic fitnesses.
W. Shen*, Auburn University
Yingtei Yi, Georgia Tech
(91535141)

9:00 a.m.
The space of conformal metrics with constant scalar curvature and constant boundary mean curvature
ZhengChao Han*, Rutgers University
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
(91535222)

9:30 a.m.
The Dirichlet problem for complex MongeAmpere equations in nonpseudoconvex domains
Bo Guan*,
(91535275)

10:00 a.m.
Phase Separation in a MultiComponent System
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster Univ.
Barbara Stoth, Universit\"at Bonn
(9153594)

10:30 a.m.
Singularly perturbed HodgkinHuxley systems.
William Fitzgibbon*, University of Houston
Mary Parrott, University of South Florida
Yuncheng You, University of South Florida
(9153507)

Saturday October 12, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 102A, University Center
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama, Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Gilbert A. Weinstein, University of Alabama, Birmingham weinstei@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
Heteroclinic solutions in $R^2$ for elliptic systems with multiple well potentials
Stanley Alama*, McMaster Univ.
Lia Bronsard, McMaster Univ.
Changfeng Gui, Univ. of British Columbia
(9153592)

3:00 p.m.
Harmonic maps of the hyperbolic space and development ofsingularities for wave maps and YangMills fields.
Thierry Cazenave,
Jalal Shatah,
A. Shadi TahvildarZadeh*, Princeton University
(91558131)

3:30 p.m.
A nonlinear Dirichlet problem at a critiical exponent.
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A & T St U
(91535176)

4:00 p.m.
Existence of positive solutions for semilinear elliptic systems without variational structure
Henghui Zou*,
(91535272)

4:30 p.m.
The effects of the external environment on competition in a habitat patch.
Robert Stephen Cantrell, University of Miami
Chris Cosner*, Universityof Miami
William Fagan, University of Washington
(91592319)

5:00 p.m.
Some Recent Results for Balanced Reaction Diffusion Systems
William E. Fitzgibbon, University of Houston
Selwyn L. Hollis, Armstrong State College
Jeffrey J. Morgan*, Texas A&M University
(91535251)
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