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2000 Spring Central Section Meeting
Notre Dame, IN, April 89, 2000
Meeting #953
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications

Saturday April 8, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, I
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall Organizers: Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame smyth.1@nd.edu
Frederico Xavier, University of Notre Dame xavier.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Behavior of eigenfunctions near the ideal boundary of hyperbolic space.
Harold G Donnelly*, Purdue University
(9535869)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Harnacks for Ricci flow on manifolds with positive curvature operator.
Bennett Chow*, University of Minnesota
Dan Knopf, University of Wisconsin
(95358153)

9:00 a.m.
Dimension of the space of polynomial growth harmonic functions.
Peter Li, University of California, Irvine
Jiaping Wang*, University of Minnesota
(95358244)

9:30 a.m.
Local rigidity of certain classes of almost K\"ahler 4manifolds.
Vestislav Apostolov, IHES, France
John Armstrong, Oxford, UK
Tedi Draghici*, Northeastern Illinois University, USA
(95353111)

10:00 a.m.
A differential geometric construction of the Thom class.
JiPing Sha*, Indiana University at Bloomington
(95353237)

10:30 a.m.
Forms from pullbacks, currents from projections.
Bruce Solomon*, Indiana University
(95344230)

Saturday April 8, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, II
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall Organizers: Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame smyth.1@nd.edu
Frederico Xavier, University of Notre Dame xavier.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Cohomogeneity One Einstein Equations and Integrability.
Andrew Dancer, Oxford University
McKenzie Y Wang*, McMaster University
(95353196)

3:30 p.m.
Vector Fields on Flows of Certain Closed 3Manifolds and Their Confoliations.
Richard H. Escobales, Jr.*, Canisius College
(9535315)

4:00 p.m.
The role played by a special family of Finsler surfaces.
David Bao*, University of Houston
(95353184)

4:30 p.m.
Projectively Related Einstein Metrics in RiemannFinsler Geometry.
Zhongmin Shen*, Indiana Univ.Purdue Univ. at Indianapolis
(95353216)

5:00 p.m.
Local Moduli Space.
Gang Liu*, University of California Los Angeles
(95353352)

Sunday April 9, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, I
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall Organizers: Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame smyth.1@nd.edu
Frederico Xavier, University of Notre Dame xavier.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Gradient comparison theorems for harmonic functions on Riemannian manifolds.
Albert Borbely*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(95353226)

8:30 a.m.
Sharp growth rate for generalized solutions evolving by mean curvature plus a forcing term.
Yonghoi Koo*, Instituto Superior Tecnico
Robert Gulliver, University of Minnesota
(95335239)

9:00 a.m.
The volumepreserving mean curvature flow on surfaces.
Nicholas Alikakos, University of Athens (Greece)
Alex Freire*, University of Tennessee
(95353258)

9:30 a.m.
Curvature bounds for warped products of metric spaces.
Stephanie B. Alexander*, UIUC
Richard L. Bishop, UIUC
(95353348)

10:00 a.m.
Spines and homology of thin Riemannian manifolds with boundary.
Stephanie B. Alexander, UIUC
Richard L. Bishop*, UIUC
(95353347)

10:30 a.m.
Kodaira dimensions and hyperbolicity of nonpositively curved Kahler manifolds.
Fangyang Zheng*, ohio state university
(9535370)
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