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1998 Spring Western Section Meeting
Davis, CA, April 2526, 1998
Meeting #934
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis

Saturday April 25, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, I
Room 6, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
ShockWaves, Black Holes and Cosmology.
Blake Temple*, University of California, Davis
(93483159)

9:30 a.m.
The Gap Lemma and Geometric Criteria for the Instability of Viscous Shock Profiles.
Robert A. Gardner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Kevin A. Zumbrun, Indiana University
(93435158)

10:00 a.m.
Riemann Problems for Multidimensional Conservation Laws .
Suncica Canic, Iowa State University
Barbara Lee Keyfitz*, University of Houston
(9343507)

Saturday April 25, 1998, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, II
Room 26, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
Description of singularities via the Fuchsian algorithm.
Satyanad Kichenassamy*, MaxPlanckInstitut, Leipzig
(9343513)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:30 a.m.
Navier and Stokes Meet the Wavelet.
Paul Federbush*, University of Michigan
(93476157)

10:00 a.m.
An a priori bound for codimension one isometric embeddings.
Yanyan Li, Rutgers University
Gilbert Weinstein*, UAB
(9345829)

10:30 a.m.
On the Nature of the Generic Cosmological Singularity.
Beverly K Berger*, Oakland University
(9348315)

Saturday April 25, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, III
Room 6, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Wulff shape as the Asymptotic Limit of a Growing Crystallin Interface.
Stanley Joel Osher*, Mathematics Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 900951555
Barry Lynn Merriman, Mathematics Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 900951555
(9347321)

3:40 p.m.
On the hyperbolic Approximations To First Order Partial Differential Equations.
Zhouping Xin*, Courant Institute, New York University
(93435155)

4:10 p.m.
An algorithm for the computation of shear bands in granular materials.
Xabier Garaizar*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
John Trangenstein, Duke University
(9343928)

4:40 p.m.
Renormalization of the Chapman Enskog expansion.
Marshall Slemrod*, Center for Math. Sci., UW Madison
(9347614)

Saturday April 25, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, IV
Room 26, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

3:00 p.m.
The AlexandrovBakelmanPucci Inequality.
Joseph G Conlon*, U. of Michigan
Renming Song, U. of Illinois
(9343518)

3:40 p.m.
Singularly Perturbed Hodgkin Huxley Systems.
William E Fitzgibbon*, University of Houston
Mary E Parrott, University of South Florida
You Youcheng, University of South Florida
(9343508)

4:10 p.m.
Degenerate Systems of Conservation Laws.
Robin C Young*, U. Mass.
(9343527)

4:40 p.m.
On the Full Toda Flows.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Peter E Crouch, Arizona State University
Michael W Gekhtman, William and Mary College
(9347031)

5:10 p.m.
Bounds for heat transport in a porous layer.
Charles R. Doering*, University of Michigan
(9347612)

Sunday April 26, 1998, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, V
Room 6, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
The zeroMach limit of compressible NavierStokes flows.
David C Hoff*, Indiana University
(9347683)

9:30 a.m.
ParticleLike Solutions of the EinsteinDirac Equations .
Felix Finster*, Harvard University
Joel Smoller, University of Michigan
ShingTung Yau, Harvard University
(9348336)

10:00 a.m.
Solutions of the Einstein Yang Mills equations.
Arthur G Wasserman*, U. of Michigan
(9348384)

10:30 a.m.
Fluid flows in nonsmooth domains.
Michael E. Taylor*, Univ. of North Carolina
(9343520)

Sunday April 26, 1998, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, VI
Room 26, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
Bubbly Flows, Globally Coupled Oscillators, and Landau Damping.
Peter Smereka*, University of Michigan
(9347016)

9:30 a.m.
TimeIndependent Bounds on Spherically Symmetric Solutions of the Relativistic Euler equations on NonFlat Spacetimes.
Jeffrey M Groah*, La Sierra University
(93435154)

10:00 a.m.
Beyond Painlev\'e Equations: DarbouxHalphen Systems.
Mark J. Ablowitz, University of Colorado
Sarbarish Chakravarty, University of New South Wales
Rodney G. Halburd*, University of Colorado
(93434120)

10:30 a.m.
The Onset of Chaos in Vortex Sheet RollUp.
Robert Krasny*, University of Michigan
Monika Nitsche, Tufts University
(9347630)

Sunday April 26, 1998, 3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, VII
Room 6, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some bifurcation problems of RayleighBenard heat convection.
Takaaki Nishida*, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University
Hideaki Yoshihara, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University
(9343571)

3:40 p.m.
Global Entropy Solutions for Exothermically Reacting Euler Equations .
David H. Wagner*, University of Houston
GuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University
(9343540)

4:10 p.m.
Solutions of Spherically Symmetric Einstein Yang Mills Equations with Cosmological Constant.
Alexander N Linden*, University of Michigan
(93483113)

Sunday April 26, 1998, 3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis, VIII
Room 26, Wellman Hall
Organizers:
John K. Hunter, University of California, Davis hunter@math.ucdavis.edu
Blake Temple, University of California, Davis temple@itd.ucdavis.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Basic Attractor of Jet Engine Flow.
Bjorn Birnir*, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara.
Hoskuldur Ari Hauksson, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara.
(9343519)

3:40 p.m.
EulerPoissonDarboux Equations and Nonlinear Conservation Laws.
GuiQiang Chen*, Northwestern University
(93435156)
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