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1998 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, September 12-13, 1998
Meeting #935

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

  • Saturday September 12, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I

    Room 1014, Lewis Center
    Organizers:
    Gui-Qiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.nwu.edu
    Konstantina Trivisa, Northwestern University trivisa@math.nwu.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Weak Continuity of Minors in Nonlinear Elasticity.
      Irene Fonseca*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
      (935-35-92)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Undercompressive shocks in a model of thin film motion.
      Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
      (935-35-238)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Existence of Entropy Solutions to the Compressible Euler Equations.
      Philippe G. LeFloch*, Ecole Polytechnique
      (935-35-232)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Bifurcation of Nonclassical Viscous Shock Profiles from the Constant State.
      Arthur V. Azevedo, Universidade de Brasilia
      Dan Marchesin, Instituto de Matem\'atica Pura e Aplicada
      Bradley J. Plohr*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
      Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
      (935-35-203)
  • Saturday September 12, 1998, 3:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, II

    Room 1014, Lewis Center
    Organizers:
    Gui-Qiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.nwu.edu
    Konstantina Trivisa, Northwestern University trivisa@math.nwu.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      A Proof of Existence of Perturbed Steady Transonic Shocks via a Free Boundary Problem .
      Suncica Canic, University of Houston
      Barbara Lee Keyfitz*, University of Houston
      Gary M. Lieberman, Iowa State University
      (935-35-60)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Fully nonlinear stochastic partial differential equations.
      Panagiotis E. Souganidis*, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin
      (935-35-91)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      On the asymptotic behavior of entropy solutions to hyperbolic conservation laws.
      Hermano Frid Neto*, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
      (935-35-114)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Relaxation to the equations of isothermal elastodynamics.
      Athanasios E. Tzavaras*, Univ. of Wisconsin
      (935-35-98)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Relaxation Approximations to PDEs.
      Shi Jin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
      Markos Katsoulakis, University of Massachusetts
      Zhouping Xin, Courant Institute
      (935-65-198)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Global Solutions and Asymptotic Behavior of Nonlinear Magnetohydrodynamics.
      Gui-Qiang Chen, Northwestern University
      Dehua Wang*, University of California at Santa Barbara
      (935-35-179)
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Thin film equations: existence and properties of steady states.
      Richard S. Laugesen*, University of Illinois, Urbana--Champaign
      Mary C. Pugh, University of Pennsylvania
      (935-35-22)
  • Sunday September 13, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, III

    Room 1014, Lewis Center
    Organizers:
    Gui-Qiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.nwu.edu
    Konstantina Trivisa, Northwestern University trivisa@math.nwu.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Shock Waves , General Relativity, and Astrophysics.
      Joel A Smoller*, University of Michigan
      (935-35-87)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Boundary formation in linear elasticity.
      Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
      David L Russell, Virginia Tech
      (935-35-89)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Macroscopic Dynamics of Electrorheological Suspensions.
      Markos A. Katsoulakis*, University of Massachusetts
      Fernando Reitich, University of Minnesota
      (935-35-216)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Liouville theorems for the degenerate Laplace equations and their applications.
      James Serrin, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
      Henghui Zou*, Department of Mathematics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
      (935-35-211)
  • Sunday September 13, 1998, 3:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.

    Room 1014, Lewis Center
    Organizers:
    Gui-Qiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.nwu.edu
    Konstantina Trivisa, Northwestern University trivisa@math.nwu.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Large amplitude nonlinear acoustic waves without shocks.
      Rodolfo R Rosales*, MIT
      (935-35-209)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The Onset of Chaos in Vortex Sheet Roll-Up.
      Robert Krasny*, University of Michigan
      Monika Nitsche, Tufts University
      (935-76-107)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Continuum mechanics, exterior calculus, and hyperelasticity.
      David H Wagner*, University of Houston
      (935-73-217)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Mathematical Modeling of Frontal Polymerization.
      Vladimir A Volpert*, Northwestern University
      (935-35-200)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Interface Dynamics in Microstructure Evolution .
      Qing Nie*, Dept. of Math. , U. of Chicago
      (935-65-212)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      A Unified Construction of Variational Methods for the Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation.
      Alexander L. Zubarev*, Department of Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907
      Yeong E. Kim, Department of Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1397
      (935-82-50)
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Blow-up of Solutions to Semilinear Wave Equations in High Space Dimensions.
      Hengli Jiao*, Jackson
      (935-35-153)
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