AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Sunday, November 2, 2008 00:29:44
2008 Fall Southeastern Meeting
Huntsville, AL, October 2426, 2008 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1044
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Friday October 24, 2008

Friday October 24, 2008, 12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Foyer, Shelby Center for Science and Technology 
Friday October 24, 2008, 12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
First Floor Foyer, Shelby Center for Science and Technology 
Friday October 24, 2008, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Geometry of groups, random walks, and polynomial maps over finite fields.
Room 107, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Mark V. Sapir*, Vanderbilt University
(10442001) 
Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Topology, I
Room 203, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Mark Behrens, Massachusetts Institute of Technology mbehrens@math.mit.edu
Michael Hill, University of Virginia

2:30 p.m.
Homotopy classification of maps into homogeneous spaces.
Sergiy Koshkin*, Northwestern University
(10445732) 
3:30 p.m.
Generlized orbifold Euler characteristics and cohomology.
Christopher W Seaton*, Rhodes College
Carla Farsi, University of Colorado at Boulder
(10442257) 
4:30 p.m.
On applications of the Berstein class.
Yuli B Rudyak*, Department of Mathematics, University of Florida, 358 Little Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
(104455187)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Limits and Their Applications, I
Room 205, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Judy A. Kennedy, Lamar University kennedy9905@gmail.com

2:30 p.m.
Inverse limits with upper semicontinuous functions.
William S. Mahavier*, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 30322
W. T. Ingram, University of MissouriRolla, Missouri
(104454116) 
3:00 p.m.
Homeomorphisms of inverse limits.
Brian E. Raines*, Baylor University
Sonja Štimac, University of Zagreb
James Keesling, University of Florida
Louis Block, University of Florida
(104454226) 
3:30 p.m.
On Ingram's Conjecture.
Sonja Stimac*, University of Zagreb, Croatia
(104437131) 
4:00 p.m.
Isotopies in Inverse Limit Spaces.
James E Keesling*, University of Florida
Louis Block, University of Florida
Brian Raines, Baylor University
Sonja Štimac, University of Zagreb
(104437157) 
4:30 p.m.
SRB Measures for Inverse Limit Spaces.
Judy A Kennedy, Lamar University
Brian E Raines, Baylor University
David R Stockman*, University of Delaware
(10443796) 
5:00 p.m.
Complexity of points of inhomogeneity in inverse limits of tent maps.
Chris Good*, University of Birmingham, UK
Brian Raines, Baylor University
(104454169)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on SetTheoretic Topology, I
Room 207, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Gary Gruenhage, Auburn University
Peter J. Nyikos, University of South Carolina nyikos@math.sc.edu
Robert M. Stephenson, Jr, University of South Carolina

2:30 p.m.
Spaces with $\sigma$pointdiscrete weak bases.
Chuan Liu*, Ohio University  Zanesville
(104454243) 
3:00 p.m.
Perfect images of spaces with a $\sigma$weakly hereditarily closure preserving base.
Dennis K Burke*, Miami University
Sheldon W Davis, University of Texas at Tyler
(104454168) 
3:30 p.m.
Completeness, domain representability, and measurements.
David Lutzer*, College of William and Mary
(10445489) 
4:00 p.m.
Characterization of a space topologized by functions from $\omega$ to $\omega$.
Akira Iwasa*, University of South Carolina Beaufort
(104454171) 
4:30 p.m.
Conditions equivalent to having a onepoint StoneČech remainder for Mrówka $\psi$spaces.
Jerry E Vaughan*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Alan Dow, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(104454165) 
5:00 p.m.
Functional countability and functional separability.
Mikhail Matveev*, George Mason University
Ronnie Levy, George Mason University
(10445446)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations, I
Room 109, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Jia Li, University of Alabama in Huntsville li@math.uah.edu
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Maia Martcheva, University of Florida

2:30 p.m.
Modeling the Development of Nascent Focal Adhesions as a First Step in Understanding the Beginning Stages of Cell Motility.
Hannah L Callender*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Hans G Othmer, University of Minnesota
(10449288) 
3:00 p.m.
On the role of agetargeted treatments in the evolution of drug resistant schistosome.
Dashun Xu*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University
(10443745) 
3:30 p.m.
Random dispersal in a predatorpreyparasite model.
Sophia R.J. Jang*, Texas Tech University
(104492134) 
4:00 p.m.
A Discretetime Model for Synchronization of Egglaying in Colonial Seabirds.
Shandelle M. Henson*, Andrews University
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
James L. Hayward, Biology Department, Andrews University
(104492217) 
4:30 p.m.
Evolutionary consequences of predation for pathogens in prey.
Maia Martcheva*, University of Florida
(10449243) 
5:00 p.m.
Mathematical Model For Optimal Use of Sulfadoxine Pyrimethane As A Temporary Malaria Vaccine.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
Bassidy Dembele, Howard University
Avner Friedman, Ohio State University
(10449244)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and Applications of Differential Equations, I
Room 105, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Wenzhang Huang, University of Alabama in Huntsville huangw@email.uah.edu
Shangbing Ai, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas

2:30 p.m.
An elementary and rigorous approach to a model problem of Lagerstrom in matched asymptotic expansions.
Stuart Hastings*, University of Pittsburgh
(10443486) 
3:00 p.m.
Invariant manifold of dynamic spike solutions to a singular parabolic equation.
Peter Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
Chongchun Zeng*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(104435125) 
3:30 p.m.
Limit cycle bifurcations by perturbing a cuspidal loop in a Hamiltonian system.
Maoan Han*, Shanghai Normal University
Hong Zang, Shanghai Normal University
Junmin Yang, Shanghai Normal University
(104434111) 
4:00 p.m.
On Elliptic Equations with Nonlinear Boundary Conditions.
M. N. Nkashama*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(104435196) 
4:30 p.m.
Dynamics in a modified mathematical model for malaria.
Xingfu Zou*, University of Western Ontario
Yanyu Xiao, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario
(10443492) 
5:00 p.m.
Global stability of multigroup SEIR epidemic models with nonlinear incidence.
Michael Y Li, University of Alberta
Zhisheng Shuai*, University of Alberta
(104434208)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 219, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Peter J. Slater, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Grant Zhang, University of Alabama in Huntsville zhangg@email.uah.edu

2:30 p.m.
Extremely Villainous Colorings.
Robert R Rubalcaba*, United States Department of Defense
Peter D Johnson, Jr., Auburn University
(104405225) 
3:00 p.m.
The open neighborhood locatingdominating set problem.
Suk J. Seo*, Middle Tennessee State University
Peter J. Slater, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(104494156) 
3:30 p.m.
An upper bound for the restrained domination number of a graph with minimum degree at least two in terms of order and minimum degree.
Johannes H Hattingh*, Georgia State University
(104405223) 
4:00 p.m.
Progress on the inverse domination number problem.
Peter Johnson, Auburn University
David Prier*, Auburn University
Matthew Walsh, Indiana University/Purdue University, Fort Wayne
(10440531) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Operator Theory and Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 103, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Claudio H. Morales, University of Alabama in Huntsville morales@math.uah.edu
PeiKee Lin, University of Memphis

2:30 p.m.
Quantization phenomenon for a Liouville system.
Changshou Lin, National Taiwan University
Lei Zhang*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10443541) 
3:00 p.m.
Bubbles tend to the boundary.
Jeff Baker, Southern Company
Michael Loss, Georgia Insitute of Technology
Gunter Stolz*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10443582) 
3:30 p.m.
An Algorithm for Corona Solutions (with Bounds) for $H^{\infty}(D)$.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(10444775) 
4:00 p.m.
On an Schrödinger Equation involving critical Sobolev exponents and its Quasilinear Variation.
Henghui Zou*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10443598) 
4:30 p.m.
Mathematical aspects of the BardeenCooperSchrieffer equation of superfluidity.
Christian Hainzl*, Department of Mathematics, UAB
(10448159) 
5:00 p.m.
Zerorange model of pscattering by a potential well.
Y. Karpeshina*, UAB
(104435178)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Mechanics, Control, and Integrability, I
Room 158, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Organizers:
Anthony M. Bloch, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dmitry Zenkov, North Carolina State University dvzenkov@ncsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Optimal Control and Hamiltonian Dynamics.
D J Scheeres*, University of Colorado at Boulder
Chandeok Park, Naval Postgraduate School
V Guibout, MBDAParis
A Bloch, University of Michigan
(104449149) 
3:00 p.m.
Optimal Control Problems and Geodesics on Quadratic Matrix Lie Groups.
Peter Crouch, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Nikolaj Nordkvist*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(104449144) 
3:30 p.m.
Hamiltonization aspects of nonholonomic systems.
Tom Mestdag*, Ghent University, Belgium
(10447068) 
4:00 p.m.
The BoltzmannHamel Equations for the Optimal Control of Mechanical Systems with Nonholonomic Constraints.
Jared M Maruskin*, San Jose State University
Anthony M. Bloch, University of Michigan
(104449216) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 24, 2008, 5:30 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Spinning rods, microfluidics, and propulsion by cilia in biological systems.
Room 107, Shelby Center for Science and Technology
Roberto Camassa*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(10447604)