AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Wednesday, April 13, 2005 08:32:22
2005 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Bowling Green, KY, March 1819, 2005
Meeting #1004
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics, I
Room 118B, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Daniel P. Spirn, University of Minnesota spirn@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Variational solutions of some nonlinear problems in geometry and optics via MongeKantorovich optimal mass transport theory.
Vladimir Oliker*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Scince, Emory University
(10044987) 
9:00 a.m.
A variational problem on the formation of mud cracking.
Qinglan Xia*, University of Texas at Austin
(10044999) 
9:30 a.m.
Electrostatically deflected membranes and their symmetry.
J. McCuan*, Atlanta, GA
J. Pelesko, University of Deleware
(100435181) 
10:00 a.m.
Positive Solutions of Elliptic Equations Involving both Supercritical and Sublinear Growth.
Peihao Zhao*, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University
Chengkui Zhong, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University
(10043547) 
10:30 a.m.
Compactness via Symmetrization.
Almut Burchard*, University of Virginia
Yan Guo, Brown University
(100446202)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics, II
Room 118, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Daniel P. Spirn, University of Minnesota spirn@math.umn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Mean curvature flow in the Heisenberg group.
Luca Capogna*, University of Arkansas
(100435125) 
3:30 p.m.
Long time asymptotics for scalar conservation laws via potential comparison.
Yong Jung Kim*, Department of Mathematics, Univercity of CaliforniaRiverside
(100435161) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic models for chemotaxis.
Hyung Ju Hwang*, Duke University
(100435135) 
4:30 p.m.
Generalized Homogeneous Autonomous System and Gyroscope.
Keying Guan*, Science College, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing China
Yanxia Hu, Science College, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing China
(10047019) 
5:00 p.m.
Opial's Inequality for ZeroArea Constraint.
Jochen Denzler*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(100426275) 
5:30 p.m.
Blowup Solutions of the Semilinear Schr\"{o}dinger Equation.
James Colliander, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Sarah Raynor*, Department of Mathematics, Wake Forest University
Catherine Sulem, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
J. Douglas Wright, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(100435178)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics, III
Room 118, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Daniel P. Spirn, University of Minnesota spirn@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Vortex Sheets in 3D fluids.
David M Ambrose*, Courant Institute
(10047677) 
9:00 a.m.
Sharp nonlinear stability criterion for Relativistic VlasovMaxwell system.
Zhiwu Lin*, Courant Institute, New York University
(100435233) 
9:30 a.m.
The Emergence of Large Scale Structure Under Small Scale Random Bombardments.
Xiaoming Wang*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
Andrew J. Majda, Courant Institute, New York University
(100435238) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Solutions to the Normal Form of the NavierStokes Equations.
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Luan Hoang*, Texas A&M University
Eric Olson, University of Nevada
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
(10043521) 
10:30 a.m.
Pinning and DePinning Phenomena in Materials Phase Boundary Motions.
Nicolas Dirr, MaxPlanck Institute, Leipzig, Germany
Nung Kwan Yip*, Purdue University
(100435156)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics, IV
Room 118, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Daniel P. Spirn, University of Minnesota spirn@math.umn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Universality in Burgers turbulence.
Govind Menon*, Brown University
(10043580) 
3:30 p.m.
Coarsening in a thinfilm equation: A rigorous upper bound on coarsening rate.
Felix Otto, Bonn University
Tobias Rump, Bonn University
Dejan Slepcev*, UCLA
(100435201) 
4:00 p.m.
The Existence of Weak Solutions of a Polymer Crystal Growth Model.
Bo Su*, Iowa State University
(10043582) 
4:30 p.m.
$C^{1,\alpha}$ regularity of the free boundary in a subelliptic obstacle problem.
Arshak Petrosyan*, Purdue University
(100435216) 
5:00 p.m.
On a Characterization of Some Flowinvariant Sets.
Elena Constantin*, Ohio University
(10043461) 
5:30 p.m.
Dynamics of a criticalcase generalized thin film equation.
Thomas P Witelski*, Dept of Math, Duke University
(10043536)

3:00 p.m.