AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, October 13, 2007 00:36:29
2007 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, October 56, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1030
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints

Friday October 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints, I
Room 8009, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Gabriel Koch, University of Chicago koch@math.uchicago.edu
Catalin Constantin Turc, Caltech and University of North Carolina at Charlotte turc@acm.caltech.edu
Nicolae Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Some Mathematical Problems in Optics: A Preliminary Report.
Gang Bao*, Michigan State University
(103078278) 
9:30 a.m.
Decay rates for partially dissipative hyperbolic systems.
Enrique Zuazua Iriondo*, IMDEAMatemáticas & Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
(10303542) 
10:00 a.m.
Global wellposedness in the energy space for the KadomstevPetviashvili I equation.
Carlos E. Kenig*, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
(10303567) 
10:30 a.m.
A semiclassical transport model for thin quantum barrier.
Shi Jin*, University of WisconsinMadison
Kyle Novak, Air Force Institute of Technology
(103065209)

9:00 a.m.

Friday October 5, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints, II
Room 8009, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Gabriel Koch, University of Chicago koch@math.uchicago.edu
Catalin Constantin Turc, Caltech and University of North Carolina at Charlotte turc@acm.caltech.edu
Nicolae Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Twodimensional water wave patterns.
Min Chen*, Purdue University
(10307684) 
3:00 p.m.
Symmetry Breaking of Ground States in Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation.
Eduard Kirr*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
M. I. Weinstein, Columbia University
P. Kevrekidis, University of Massachussetts
E. Shlizerman, Weizmann Institute
(103035204) 
3:30 p.m.
On a class of nonlinear waveparticle solutions of integrable systems.
Mikhail Kovalyov*, University of Alberta, Canada
(103035254) 
4:00 p.m.
Break 
4:30 p.m.
Travel Time and Tensor Tomography.
Plamen Stefanov*, Purdue University
(103053228) 
5:00 p.m.
A Coupled System of ODEs and Quasilinear Hyperbolic PDEs Arising in a Multiscale Blood Flow Model.
Wei H Ruan*, Purdue University Calumet
(103035296) 
5:30 p.m.
Maxwell's equations in nonlinear media.
Aurelia Minut*, U.S. Naval Academy
(103035351)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints, III
Room 8009, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Gabriel Koch, University of Chicago koch@math.uchicago.edu
Catalin Constantin Turc, Caltech and University of North Carolina at Charlotte turc@acm.caltech.edu
Nicolae Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
The uniform KornPoincare inequality in thin domains.
Marta Lewicka*, University of Minnesota
(103035286) 
9:30 a.m.
Inverse medium scattering for Maxwell's equations at fixed frequency.
Gang Bao, Michigan State University
Peijun Li*, University of Michigan
(103078250) 
10:00 a.m.
Elastic waves in incompressible anisotropic elasticitysome new results.
Sudhakar E. Nair*, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 60616
(103074336) 
10:30 a.m.
Boundary Perturbation Methods for HighFrequency Acoustic Scattering: Shallow Periodic Gratings.
David P. Nicholls*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Fernando Reitich, University of Minnesota
(103065197)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints, IV
Room 8009, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Gabriel Koch, University of Chicago koch@math.uchicago.edu
Catalin Constantin Turc, Caltech and University of North Carolina at Charlotte turc@acm.caltech.edu
Nicolae Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Systems of nonlinear wave equations with nonlinear degenerate damping and source terms.
Mohammad A. Rammaha*, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln.
Sawanya Sakuntasathien, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln.
(10303560) 
3:00 p.m.
Diffraction of waves on manifolds with corners.
Richard Melrose, MIT
Andras Vasy, Stanford University
Jared Wunsch*, Northwestern University
(103035225) 
3:30 p.m.
Adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for numerical relativity.
James Rossmanith*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Qiang Deng, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(103065425) 
4:00 p.m.
Acoustic and electromagnetic integral equations requiring small numbers of Krylovsubspace iterations.
Catalin Turc*, Department of Mathematics UNC Charlotte
Oscar Bruno, Caltech
Tim Elling, Caltech
Randy Paffenroth, Caltech
(103065423) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

2:30 p.m.