AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Wednesday, April 13, 2005 08:32:23
2005 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Newark, DE, April 23, 2005
Meeting #1005
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
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)

8:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Degeneration of KahlerEinstein metrics.
WeiDong Ruan*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100553110) 
9:30 a.m.
A multiparticle MoserTrudinger Inequality.
Hao Fang*, Institute for Advanced Study
(10055380) 
10:00 a.m.
Variations of Hodge structure and Frobenius manifolds.
Gregory James Pearlstein*, Institute for Advanced Study
Javier Fernandez,, Instituto Balseiro
(10051482) 
10:30 a.m.
Elliptic genus on nonspin manifolds with cirle actions.
Haydee Herrera*, Rutgers University
Rafael Herrera, Princeton University
(100553101)

9:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Hochschild cohomology and Quillen cohomology.
Haynes Miller*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10055562) 
8:30 a.m.
Renormalization, Bonsai and Homological Algebra.
Jungyoon Byun*, University of Pennsylvania
(10058163) 
9:00 a.m.
Block Bundle Obstruction to Kervaire Invariant One.
Duane Randall*, Loyola University New Orleans
(10055514) 
9:30 a.m.
On BrownPeterson cohomology of B$(\mathbb{Z}_{2^e}\times \mathbb{Z}_{2^e})$ and the motion planning problem for lens spaces.
Jesus Gonzalez*, CINVESTAV. Mexico
(100555142) 
10:00 a.m.
The immersion problem for $2^r$torsion lens spaces.
Thomas A. Shimkus*, University of Scranton
(100555146) 
10:30 a.m.
The 2primary $v_1$periodic homotopy groups of $SU(n)$ revisited.
Donald M Davis, Lehigh University
Katarzyna Potocka*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(10055535)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
A spatially nonlocal model for polymer desorption.
David A Edwards*, University of Delaware
(10053566) 
8:30 a.m.
Evolution Equation for Viscoelastic Filaments.
M C Sostarecz*, University of Delaware
A Belmonte, The Pennsylvania State University
(100576164) 
9:00 a.m.
Analytical results for thermoelastic instability.
R Sureshkumar*, Washington University
(10057651) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonisothermal viscoelastic parallelplate flow.
David O Olagunju*, University of Delaware
(10057696) 
10:00 a.m.
Direct Numerical Simulations of Viscoelastic Turbulent Channel Flows.
Antony N Beris*, University of Delaware
Kostas D Housiadas, University of Delaware
(100576105)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:40 a.m.
On centrality of the congruence kernel (joint work with Gopal Prasad).
Andrei S. Rapinchuk*, University of Virginia
(10052023) 
9:15 a.m.
The Auslander conjecture and dynamics of affine transformations.
Gregory Soifer*, Yale University
(10052247) 
9:50 a.m.
Nonfinitely generated groups between $SL_2(R)$ and $SL_2(K)$.
Peter Abramenko*, University of Virginia
(100520126) 
10:25 a.m.
Bounded generation of $S$arithmetic subgroups of isotropic orthogonal groups over number fields.
Igor V. Erovenko*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Andrei S. Rapinchuk, University of Virginia
(10052025)

8:40 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Fast Wavelet Methods of Solving Operator Equations.
Yuesheng Xu*, Syracuse University
(100541174) 
9:30 a.m.
Statiscal treatment of noisy data in maximum entropy regularization of Fredhold integral equations of the first kind.
Paul Eggermont*, University of Delaware
(100545205) 
10:00 a.m.
Integral Equations with Multivalued Kernels.
Thomas S. Angell*, University of Delaware
(100545209) 
10:30 a.m.
Boundary Integral Equations for Conformal Mappings for Interior and Exterior Domains.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(100545190)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Gaussian limits for random geometric structures.
Joseph E. Yukich*, Lehigh University
(10056059) 
9:30 a.m.
Some stochastic properties of random overpartitions.
P. Hitczenko*, Drexel University
(100560112) 
10:00 a.m.
Large deviations of Mestimators.
Miguel A Arcones*, Binghamton University
(10056218) 
10:30 a.m.
Some Gaussian Inequalities and Conjectures.
Wenbo Li*, University of Delaware
(100560185)

9:00 a.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Shuffle relations on the Cohen groups.
Jie Wu*, National University of Singapore
(10055560) 
3:30 p.m.
Experiments with simplicial groups.
F. R. Cohen*, Univesity of Rochester
J. Wu, National University of Singapore
(100555167) 
4:00 p.m.
Cells models for operads and actions on the Hochschild complex.
Ralph M Kaufmann*, University of Connecticut
(10055598) 
4:30 p.m.
Matrons and $A_{\infty}$Bialgebras.
Samson Saneblidze, A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute
Ronald Umble*, Millersville University
(10055572) 
5:00 p.m.
Applications of the Homotopy Groups of Toric Spaces.
David T. Allen*, Cuny Gradute Center/Iona College
(100555149)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Recent progress in the study of NavierStokes equations in rough domains.
Marius S Mitrea*, University of Missouri
(100535194) 
3:30 p.m.
Solvability for a class of semilinear elliptic Fuchsian PDEs.
Ingo Witt*, Imperial College London
(100535152)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
A nonsolvable factor of the multiplicative group of a quaternion algebra.
Louis H. Rowen*, BarIlan University
(100520140) 
3:35 p.m.
Finite Galois stable groups of matrices.
Marcin Mazur*, Binghamton University
(10051141) 
4:10 p.m.
Minimum covolume of lattices in a classical Chevalley group over ${\mathbb F}_q((1/t))$.
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy*, Yale University
(10052224) 
4:45 p.m.
Finite presentation of $SL_1(D)$.
Mikhail V Ershov*, Yale University
(10052038) 
5:20 p.m.
New Examples of Groups with Property Tau.
Martin Kassabov*, Cornell University
Nikolay Nikolov, University of Oxford
(10052057)

3:00 p.m.