AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Friday, April 15, 2005 00:25:30
2005 Spring Central Section Meeting
Lubbock, TX, April 810, 2005
Meeting #1006
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications

Friday April 8, 2005, 2:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, I
Room 108, Mathematics and Statistics Building
Organizers:
Josef F. Dorfmeister, Munich University of Technology dorfm@mathematik.tumuenchen.de
Magdalena D. Toda, Texas Tech University mtoda@math.ttu.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Surface Geometry and Algebraically Completely Integrable Systems.
Franz Pedit*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
C Bohle, TUBerlin
K Leschke, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
U Pinkall, TUBerlin
(100653109) 
3:00 p.m.
KSurfaces (smooth and discrete) of nonfinite type.
Ivan Charles Sterling*, St Mary's College of Maryland
(10065382) 
3:30 p.m.
Transformations of affine spheres.
Erxiao Wang*, University of Texas at Austin
(100653152) 
4:00 p.m.
Willmore tori with nontrivial normal bundle.
Katrin Leschke*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(100653212) 
4:30 p.m.
$p$harmonic functions and the minimal surface equation in a Riemannian manifold.
YeLin Ou*, The Univerity of Oklahoma
(10065315)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, II
Room 108, Mathematics and Statistics Building
Organizers:
Josef F. Dorfmeister, Munich University of Technology dorfm@mathematik.tumuenchen.de
Magdalena D. Toda, Texas Tech University mtoda@math.ttu.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Complex ODE's and Surfaces of Constant Mean Curvature.
Josef F. Dorfmeister*, Zentrum Mathematik, TUMuenchen and Department of Mathematics, University of Augsburg
Shimpei Kobayashi, Kobe University, Japan
(100658111) 
9:30 a.m.
The Geometry of Harmonic maps into Special Linear Groups.
Magdalena Daniela Toda*, Texas Tech University
(10065390) 
10:00 a.m.
CMC surfaces in Finsler spaces.
Vladimir Balan*, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, ROMANIA
(100653107) 
10:30 a.m.
The $1/\kappa$ flow and related geometric evolution equations for curves.
Thomas A. Ivey*, College of Charleston
(100653113) 
11:00 a.m.
Rendering Costa's Minimal Surface with Mathematica and 3D Printer Technology.
M. Melko*, Northern State University
(10065388)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, III
Room 108, Mathematics and Statistics Building
Organizers:
Josef F. Dorfmeister, Munich University of Technology dorfm@mathematik.tumuenchen.de
Magdalena D. Toda, Texas Tech University mtoda@math.ttu.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

3:00 p.m.
The BianchiBaecklund Transformation for Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces.
Henry C. Wente*, University of Toledo
Andraia Mahler, ToledoOhio
(10065320) 
4:00 p.m.
New and Old Applications of BianchiB\"acklund Transformations.
Andreia F. MahlerBeilis*, Internet Payment Exchange, Inc. Toledo, Ohio
(10065321) 
4:30 p.m.
Backlund transformations for Weigarten surfaces.
Hongyou Wu*, Northern Illinois University
(100653149)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2005, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, IV
Room 108, Mathematics and Statistics Building
Organizers:
Josef F. Dorfmeister, Munich University of Technology dorfm@mathematik.tumuenchen.de
Magdalena D. Toda, Texas Tech University mtoda@math.ttu.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Soliton solutions of the selfdual YangMills equation on $R^{2,2}$.
Bo Dai*, University of California, Irvine and Peking University
ChuuLian Terng, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
(100653140) 
9:30 a.m.
Harmonic maps from the plane to Lie groups and symmetric spaces.
Emma Carberry*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ian McIntosh, University of York
Erxiao Wang, University of Texas at Austin
(100653119) 
10:00 a.m.
The Geometry of the Smallest Circle Enclosing a Finite Set of Points.
Lance D. Drager*, Texas Tech University, Department of Math and Stat.
Jeffery M. Lee, Texas Tech University, Dept. of Math and Stat.
Clyde F. Martin, Texas Tech University, Department of Math and Stat.
(100651186) 
10:30 a.m.
Witten deformation and index of Dirac operators.
Igor Prokhorenkov*, Texas Christian University
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University
(10065813) 
11:00 a.m.
Discussion

8:30 a.m.