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2005 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Newark, DE, April 23, 2005
Meeting #1005
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Saturday April 2, 2005

Saturday April 2, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Purnell Hall

Saturday April 2, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Purnell Hall

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Thin Fluid Flows
Room 206, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Richard J. Braun, University of Delaware braun@math.udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
The coarsening dynamics of dewetting fluid films.
Witelski P Thomas*, Duke University
(10057654)

8:30 a.m.
Thin liquid films with contact lines: instabilities, coalescence and rupture.
Lou Kondic*, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
(10057688)

9:00 a.m.
Thermocapillary control of rupture in viscous fluid sheets.
Burt S Tilley*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Mark Bowen, University of Nottingham
(100576133)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematical problems in electrified falling film problems.
D T Papageorgiou*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
D Tseluiko, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(10057650)

10:00 a.m.
Effects of NonNewtonian Properties on Tear Film Drainage.
R. J. Braun*, University of Delaware
L. P. Cook, Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
(100576150)

10:30 a.m.
Subgrid scale stabilization of evolutionary diffusive transport problems.
Noel F Heitmann*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(10056512)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 120, Smith Hall Organizers: Xiuxiong Chen, University of Wisconsin, Madison xxchen@math.wisc.edu
Pengfei Guan, McMaster University
Zhiqin Lu, University of California Irvine zlu@math.uci.edu
Jeff A. Viaclovsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of Donald M. Davis's and Martin Bendersky's 60th Birthdays), I
Room 114, Purnell Hall Organizers: Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton monks@scranton.edu
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Behavior of Evolution Equations, I
Room 005, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Gaston M. N'Guerekata, Morgan State University gnguerek@morgan.edu
Nguyen Van Minh, University of West Georgia vnguyen@westga.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Designs, Codes, and Geometries, I
Room 118, Purnell Hall Organizers: James A. Davis, University of Richmond
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware xiang@math.udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some new algebraic approaches to nets and planes.
G Eric Moorhouse*, University of Wyoming
(10055127)

8:30 a.m.
Desarguesian nets without ovals.
David A. Drake*, University of Florida
(100551125)

9:00 a.m.
MDS Codes, Combinatorics and the Embedding Problem.
Tim L Alderson*, University of New Brunswick, Saint John
(10050593)

9:30 a.m.
LDPC Codes from Geometries.
JonLark Kim*, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Leo Storme, Ghent University, Belgium
(100594157)

10:00 a.m.
The prank of the symplectic generalized quadrangles.
David B Chandler, Academia Sinica, Taipei
Peter K Sin*, University of Florida
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware
(100505130)

10:30 a.m.
On the intersection sizes of Hermitian unitals with other unitals in $\mathrm{PG}(2,q^2)$, and of Hermitian varieties with certain other sets in $\mathrm{PG}(n,q^2)$.
David B. Chandler*, Academia Sinica
(10050595)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integral and Operator Equations, I
Room 100, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Charles W. Groetsch, University of Cincinnati
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, I
Room 130, Smith Hall Organizers: Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:55 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on High Dimensional Probability, I
Room 115, Purnell Hall Organizers: Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Joel Zinn, Texas A\&M University jzinn@math.tamu.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic Paradigms in Combinatorics, I
Room 116, Purnell Hall Organizers: Joshua N. Cooper, Courant Institute of Mathematics, NYU cooper@cims.nyu.edu
Jozef Skokan, Universidade de Sao Paulo jozef@member.ams.org

Saturday April 2, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singular Analysis and Spectral Theory of Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 006, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Welcoming remarks.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Foliation by holomorphic discs and its application in K\"ahler geometry.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Xiuxiong Chen*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(10055302)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Special symplectic connections.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Lorenz Schwachhoefer*, University of Dortmund
(10055301)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symmetry Methods for Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 205, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Philip Broadbridge, University of Delaware pbroad@math.udel.edu
Danny Arrigo, University of Central Arkansas darrigo@uca.edu

3:00 p.m.
Comparison of Classical and Alternative Fluid Equations using Symmetry Methods.
William F Ames*, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332
(10053578)

3:30 p.m.
Exact solutions of semilinear wave equations in $n>1$ dimensions.
Stephen C Anco*, Department of Mathematics, Brock University, Canada
(100535175)

4:00 p.m.
Rational solutions of the soliton equations.
Peter A Clarkson*, Institute of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Kent
(10053544)

4:30 p.m.
First order compatibility for reactiondiffusion equations.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
(10053552)

5:00 p.m.
Use of classical and nonstandard symmetries in fluid mechanics.
Phil Broadbridge*, University of Delaware
(100535113)

5:30 p.m.
Systematic construction of hidden nonlocal symmetries for the inhomogeneous nonlinear diffusion equation.
Joel R. Moitsheki*, North West University, Mafikeng campus.
(100535211)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Room 120, Smith Hall Organizers: Xiuxiong Chen, University of Wisconsin, Madison xxchen@math.wisc.edu
Pengfei Guan, McMaster University
Zhiqin Lu, University of California Irvine zlu@math.uci.edu
Jeff A. Viaclovsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian 2forms in K\"ahler Geometry.
Vestislav D. Apostolov*, University of Quebec in Montreal
David Calderbank, University of Edinburgh
Paul Gauduchon, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Christina T{\o}nnesenFriedman, Union College
(10055390)

3:30 p.m.
Extremal K\"ahler metrics with hamiltonian $2$forms.
Vestislav Apostolov, UQAM, Montr\'eal
David M. J. Calderbank, University of Edinburgh
Paul Gauduchon, \'Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Christina W T{\o}nnesenFriedman*, Union College
(10055349)

4:00 p.m.
Quaternionic contact geometry in dimension 7.
David Duchemin*, Université du Québec à Montréal
(100553131)

4:30 p.m.
Heat Trace Asymptotics for Generalized Heat Kernels.
Martin Ngu Ndumu*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
(10055809)

5:00 p.m.
Sobolev Estimates for the Complex MongeAmpere Operator on Complex Manifolds.
Patrick W. Darko*, University of Delaware
(10053208)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integral and Operator Equations, II
Room 100, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Charles W. Groetsch, University of Cincinnati
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic Paradigms in Combinatorics, II
Room 116, Purnell Hall Organizers: Joshua N. Cooper, Courant Institute of Mathematics, NYU cooper@cims.nyu.edu
Jozef Skokan, Universidade de Sao Paulo jozef@member.ams.org

3:00 p.m.
Regular Subgraphs of Random Graphs.
Jacques A Verstraete*, University of Waterloo
Jeong Han Kim, Microsoft Research
Bela Bollobas, University of Memphis / University of Cambridge
(100505163)

3:30 p.m.
A hierarchy of randomness for graphs.
Vera T. Sos*, Renyi Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Miklos Simonovits, Renyi Insttitute, Budapest,Hungary
(100505203)

4:00 p.m.
The KleeMinty edge chain moves with constant speed.
Jozsef Balogh*, The Ohio State University
Robin Pemantle, University of Pennsylvania
(100505198)

4:30 p.m.
The 3colored Ramsey Number of Odd Cycles.
Yoshiharu Kohayakawa, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Miklos Simonovits, Renyi Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Jozef Skokan*, Universidade de Sao Paulo
(100505191)

5:00 p.m.
Latin squares with forbidden entries.
Jonathan D Cutler*, University of NebraskaLincoln
LarsDaniel Ohman, Umea University
(100505204)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of Donald M. Davis's and Martin Bendersky's 60th Birthdays), II
Room 114, Purnell Hall Organizers: Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton monks@scranton.edu
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singular Analysis and Spectral Theory of Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 006, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Behavior of Evolution Equations, II
Room 005, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Gaston M. N'Guerekata, Morgan State University gnguerek@morgan.edu
Nguyen Van Minh, University of West Georgia vnguyen@westga.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Designs, Codes, and Geometries, II
Room 118, Purnell Hall Organizers: James A. Davis, University of Richmond
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware xiang@math.udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
Old and new applications of Lacunary Polynomials and R\'edei Polynomials in Finite Geometry.
Aart Blokhuis*, Technical University Eindhoven
(100505129)

3:30 p.m.
Groups generated by affine perspectivities.
Chat Yin Ho*, U. of Florida
(10055186)

4:00 p.m.
Information sets for generalized ReedMuller codes and some bases of minimumweight vectors.
J. D. Key*, Clemson University
T. P. McDonough, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
V. C. Mavron, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
(10050522)

4:30 p.m.
Partitions of difference sets and code synchronization.
Vladimir D. Tonchev*, Michigan Technological University
(10050532)

5:00 p.m.
Semiregular difference sets in nonabelian groups.
Ken W Smith*, Central Michigan University
(100505154)

5:30 p.m.
More Difference Sets in ${\rm GF}(2^m)$.
J. F. Dillon*, National Security Agency
(100505187)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on High Dimensional Probability, II
Room 115, Purnell Hall Organizers: Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Joel Zinn, Texas A\&M University jzinn@math.tamu.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers on Complex Fluid Flows: Analytic and Computational Methods, I
Room 206, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: L. Pamela Cook, University of Delaware cook@math.udel.edu
Louis F. Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@math.udel.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology
Room 204, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: David A. Edwards, University of Delaware edwards@math.udel.edu

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, II
Room 130, Smith Hall Organizers: Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lattices, Buildings and KacMoody Groups.
Lisa Carbone*, Rutgers University
(10052079)

3:35 p.m.
Arithmeticity of rank1 lattices with dense commensurators in positive characteristic.
Lucy Lifschitz*, University of Oklahoma
(10052045)

4:10 p.m.
Zariskidense subgroups of semisimple Lie groups and Number theory.
Gopal Prasad*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
(10052231)

4:45 p.m.
A question of Siegel.
Herbert Abels*, Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany
(10052276)

5:20 p.m.
Some arithmetic groups that cannot act on the line.
Lucy Lifschitz, University of Oklahoma
Dave Witte Morris*, University of Lethbridge
(10052056)

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 004, Kirkbride Hall

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Poster Session
Room 201, Smith Hall

Saturday April 2, 2005, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
University of Delaware Reception
Multipurpose Room, Trabant University Center
Sunday April 3, 2005

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Purnell Hall

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symmetry Methods for Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 205, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Philip Broadbridge, University of Delaware pbroad@math.udel.edu
Danny Arrigo, University of Central Arkansas darrigo@uca.edu

8:00 a.m.
Application of symmetry analysis to a PDE arising in the car windshield design.
Nicoleta Virginia Bila*, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)
(100535206)

8:30 a.m.
Local and Nonlocal Symmetries for Nonlinear Telegraph Equations.
George W Bluman*, University of British Columbia
Temuerchaolu, Inner Mongolia Polytechnic University, Hohut, PR China 010062
(100535135)

9:00 a.m.
Conservation Laws for Nonlinear Telegraph Equations.
George W Bluman*, University of British Columbia
Temuerchaolu, Inner Mongolia Polytechnic University, Hohut, PR China 010062
(100535136)

9:30 a.m.
Moving frames and integrating $SL(2)$ invariant ordinary differential equations.
Elizabeth L Mansfield*, University of Kent, United Kingdom
(100534148)

10:00 a.m.
Type II hidden symmetries of some partial differential equations.
Barbara AbrahamShrauner*, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
(10053548)

10:30 a.m.
Canonical Transformations and Hamiltonian Evolutionary Systems.
Samer S Ashhab*, University of New Orleans
(100535115)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 120, Smith Hall Organizers: Xiuxiong Chen, University of Wisconsin, Madison xxchen@math.wisc.edu
Pengfei Guan, McMaster University
Zhiqin Lu, University of California Irvine zlu@math.uci.edu
Jeff A. Viaclovsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of Donald M. Davis's and Martin Bendersky's 60th Birthdays), III
Room 114, Purnell Hall Organizers: Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton monks@scranton.edu
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Designs, Codes, and Geometries, III
Room 118, Purnell Hall Organizers: James A. Davis, University of Richmond
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware xiang@math.udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
Complex lines, difference sets and distanceregular graphs.
Chris Godsil*, University of Waterloo
(100505132)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetric Bushtype Hadamard matrices of order $4m^4$ exist for all odd $m$.
M. E. Muzychuk*, Dept. of Comp. Science, Netanya Academic College, Israel
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware
(10050529)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Conference Matrices of Index One.
Yury J Ionin*, Central Michigan University
(100505119)

9:30 a.m.
New Hadamard Matrices of Order $4p^2$ obtained from Jacobi Sums of Order 16.
Ka Hin Leung*, National University of Singapore
Siu Lun Ma, National University of Singapore
Bernhard Schmidt, Universitat Augsburg
(100505116)

10:00 a.m.
Designs in codes.
Gary McGuire, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Harold N Ward*, University of Virginia
(100594109)

10:30 a.m.
Rooted Forest Set Systems and Steiner Designs.
Dijen K RayChaudhuri, The Ohio State University
Niranjan Balachandran*, The Ohio State University
(100505162)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Frontiers on Complex Fluid Flows: Analytic and Computational Methods, II
Room 206, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: L. Pamela Cook, University of Delaware cook@math.udel.edu
Louis F. Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@math.udel.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Purnell Hall

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:10 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, III
Room 130, Smith Hall Organizers: Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, I
Room 004, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Fioralba Cakoni, University of Delaware cakoni@math.udel.edu
Peter B. Monk, University of Delaware monk@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Electromagnetic Propagation in Periodic Dielectric Media.
Gregory A Kriegsmann*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(100578158)

9:00 a.m.
Existence of Guided Modes on Periodic Slabs.
Darko Volkov*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephen Shipman, Louisiana State University
(100578141)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotics and Numerics of Pulse Propagation in Dielectrics Exhibiting fractional Relaxation.
Peter G. Petropoulos*, NJIT
(10057887)

10:00 a.m.
Finite Element Analysis for the 3D Maxwell's Equations in Dispersive Media.
Jichun Li*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(10056573)

10:30 a.m.
On the solution of the timedomain integral equations of electromagnetics using bandlimited signal representations.
Daniel S. Weile*, University of Delaware
Raymond A. Wildman, University of Delaware
Greeshma Pisharody, University of Delaware
Anuraag Mohan, Unversity of Delaware
(10057894)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integral and Operator Equations, III
Room 100, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Charles W. Groetsch, University of Cincinnati
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic Paradigms in Combinatorics, III
Room 116, Purnell Hall Organizers: Joshua N. Cooper, Courant Institute of Mathematics, NYU cooper@cims.nyu.edu
Jozef Skokan, Universidade de Sao Paulo jozef@member.ams.org

9:00 a.m.
Connectivity of random geometric graphs.
Paul Balister, University of Memphis
B\'ela Bollob\'as, University of Memphis
Amites Sarkar*, University of Memphis
Mark Walters, University of Cambridge
(100505111)

9:30 a.m.
Counting Connected Graphs with Erdos Magic.
Joel H. Spencer*, Courant Institute
(10050569)

10:00 a.m.
On the Diameter of Random Geometric Graphs.
Robert Ellis, Texas A&M University
Jeremy Martin, University of Minnesota
Catherine Yan*, Texas A&M University
(100505134)

10:30 a.m.
A Permutation Regularity Lemma.
Joshua N. Cooper*, Courant Institute, NYU
(100505184)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singular Analysis and Spectral Theory of Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 006, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

9:00 a.m.
Resolvents of elliptic cone operators.
Juan B. Gil, Penn State University, Altoona
Thomas Krainer*, University of Potsdam, Germany
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University, Philadelphia
(100558118)

9:30 a.m.
Zeta regularized determinants for conic manifolds.
Paul Loya, SUNY Binghamton
Patrick McDonald*, New College of Florida
Jinsung Park, Universitat Bonn
(100558147)

10:00 a.m.
Functional determinants of Laplace like operators.
Klaus Kirsten*, Baylor University
(100558183)

10:30 a.m.
The Calderon projector for the Hessian of the perturbed ChernSimons function on a 3manifold with boundary.
Matthias Lesch*, Universitaet zu Koeln
(100558128)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on High Dimensional Probability, III
Room 115, Purnell Hall Organizers: Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Joel Zinn, Texas A\&M University jzinn@math.tamu.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Counting primes, groups, and manifolds.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Alexander Lubotzky*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(10052003)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Analysis, approximations, and algorithms.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Anna C. Gilbert*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of Donald M. Davis's and Martin Bendersky's 60th Birthdays), IV
Room 114, Purnell Hall Organizers: Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton monks@scranton.edu
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singular Analysis and Spectral Theory of Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 006, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, II
Room 004, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: Fioralba Cakoni, University of Delaware cakoni@math.udel.edu
Peter B. Monk, University of Delaware monk@udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
hpVersion of an Overlapping Solution Technique for Two Dimensional Electromagnetic Scattering.
Joseph F Coyle*, Monmouth University
(100565171)

3:30 p.m.
Eddy currents induced in a nonlinearly ferromagnetic conductor.
Thomas I. Seidman*, UMBC [University of Maryland Baltimore County]
(100535176)

4:00 p.m.
An Adaptive Algebraic Multigrid Algorithm for Micromagnetism.
Sun Jiguang*, University of Delaware
(100565202)

4:30 p.m.
UWB SAR imaging with back projection algorithm along the nonlinear moving path.
Fengshan Liu, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Guoping Zhang*, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Yi Ling, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Xiquan Shi, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
XiangGen Xia, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Lam Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi
David Wong, U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi
(100565120)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

5:30 p.m.
A New Generation of Nonconvex Projection Algorithms for Phase Contrast Tomography.
D. Russell Luke*, University of Delaware
(10057828)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Designs, Codes, and Geometries, IV
Room 118, Purnell Hall Organizers: James A. Davis, University of Richmond
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware xiang@math.udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
A New Approach to Kerdock and Preparata Codes.
A R Calderbank*, Department of Mathematics and Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
(100505153)

3:30 p.m.
Linear Block Codes.
Keqin Feng*, Tsinghua University
(100594138)

4:00 p.m.
On the Asymptotic Number of Inequivalent Binary SelfDual Codes.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(10050536)

4:30 p.m.
A Classification of Optimal Linear Codes.
Anton Betten*, Colorado State University
(10050534)

5:00 p.m.
On the nonexistence of certain Optimal Codes over $F_8$.
Chris M Jones*, St. Mary's College of California
(10059467)

5:30 p.m.
A schemetheoretical characterization of Moore geometries.
PaulHermann Zieschang*, University of Texas at Brownsville
(10050533)

6:00 p.m.
Siamese Combinatorial Objects: From 15 and 40 Points toward a More General Picture.
Mikhail Klin, BenGurion University of the Negev
Sven Reichard, Freie Waldorfschule Greifswald
Andrew Woldar*, Villanova University
(100505100)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers on Complex Fluid Flows: Analytic and Computational Methods, III
Room 206, Kirkbride Hall Organizers: L. Pamela Cook, University of Delaware cook@math.udel.edu
Louis F. Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@math.udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
Exact solution for the extensional flow of a viscoelastic filament.
Linda B Smolka*, Bucknell University
Andrew Belmonte, Pennsylvania State Univeristy
Diane Henderson, Pennsylvania State Univeristy
Thomas Witelski, Duke University
(100576143)

3:30 p.m.
Rheology of emulsion of viscous drops at finite Reynolds number.
Kausik Sarkar*, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
Xiaoyi Li, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
(100576161)

4:00 p.m.
Drag Reduction and MicroPIV Measurements of the Flow Past Ultrahydrophobic Surfaces.
Jia Ou, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts
Jonathan P. Rothstein*, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts
(100576181)

4:30 p.m.
Iterated stretching and multiple beadsonastring phenomena in dilute solutions of flexible macromolecules.
Mónica Oliveira, Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory
Gareth McKinley*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(100576200)

5:00 p.m.
Breakup asymptotics of viscoelastic jets.
Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
(10057697)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, IV
Room 130, Smith Hall Organizers: Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

