AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, November 19, 2005 00:56:25
2005 Fall Western Section Meeting
Eugene, OR, November 1113, 2005
Meeting #1012
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications, I
Room 240C, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Panchenko, Washington State University panchenko@math.wsu.edu
R. E. Showalter, Oregon State University show@math.oregonstate.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University hyin@wsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Homogenization of flows with microstructure.
Alexander Panchenko*, Washington State University
(101235102) 
9:00 a.m.
Inverse homogenization: Reconstruction of the microstructure of a heterogeneous medium.
Elena Cherkaev*, University of Utah
(101235222) 
9:30 a.m.
Adaptive modeling and upscaling.
Malgorzata Peszynska*, Oregon State University
(10126598) 
10:00 a.m.
An adjoint approach to parameter recovery in a quasilinear parabolic PDE.
Roger Thelwell*, University of Washington
(101235111) 
10:30 a.m.
Stable configurations of nematic liquid crystals in rectangular cells with tangent boundary conditions.
A Majumdar, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
CJ Newton, HewlettPackard Labs, Bristol, UK
JM Robbins, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
M Zyskin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
(10123526)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications, II
Room 240C, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Panchenko, Washington State University panchenko@math.wsu.edu
R. E. Showalter, Oregon State University show@math.oregonstate.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University hyin@wsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A new proof of the intrinsic Harnack estimate for nonnegative local solutions of the parabolic pLaplacian equation.
E. DiBenedetto*, Vanderbilt University
Ugo Gianazza, University of Pavia
Vincenzo Vespri, University of Florence Italy
(101235112) 
3:30 p.m.
Positive Solutions of pLaplacian Systems.
Haiyan Wang*, Arizona State University
(10123581) 
4:00 p.m.
Regularity of Solution for a pcurl System Arising from the supercondutor theory.
HongMing Yin*, Washington State University
(10123555) 
4:30 p.m.
Viscous conservation laws with slowly varying external forces.
Maria Elena Schonbek*, University of California Santa Cruz
(101235139) 
5:00 p.m.
NavierStokes equations: shorttime existence and stochastic representations of solutions.
Mina E. Ossiander*, Oregon State University
(101235105) 
5:30 p.m.
Poroplastic filtration coupled to Stokes Flow.
R. E. Showalter*, Oregon State University
(101235188)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications, III
Room 240C, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Panchenko, Washington State University panchenko@math.wsu.edu
R. E. Showalter, Oregon State University show@math.oregonstate.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University hyin@wsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Existence and Uniqueness of the Conformal Factor in General Relativity.
Nicolae Tarfulea*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University Calumet
(10123529) 
8:30 a.m.
Recent progress on gametheoretic algorithms for geometric motions.
Matthew Rudd*, University of Texas at Austin
(10123527) 
9:00 a.m.
A Generalized TaylorAris Formula and Skew Diffusion.
Jorge Ramirez, Oregon State University
Enrique Thomann, Oregon State University
Ed Waymire*, Oregon State University
Roy Haggerty, Oregon State University
Brian Wood, Oregon State University
(10126050) 
9:30 a.m.
Fundamental Solution of linearizations of the time depedent NavierStokes equations in two and three spatial dimensions.
Ronald B Guenther, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Enrique A Thomann*, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
(10123549) 
10:00 a.m.
Wellposedness of the freesurface Euler equations with or without surface tension.
Daniel Coutand, UC Davis
Steve Shkoller*, UC Davis
(101235156) 
10:30 a.m.
New questions in nonlinear wave equations.
Dan Andrei Geba*, MSRI and University of California, Berkeley
(10123537)

8:00 a.m.