AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, October 18, 2008 00:36:13
2008 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
Middletown, CT, October 1112, 2008 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1042
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Measure Spaces and on Fractals

Saturday October 11, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Measure Spaces and on Fractals, I
Room 201, Exley Science Center
Organizers:
Piotr Hajlasz, University of Pittsburgh hajlasz@pitt.edu
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut rogers@math.uconn.edu
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
A lower bound for Conformal dimension.
Hrant Hakobyan*, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
(104228220) 
9:00 a.m.
The resolvent kernel for pcf selfsimilar fractals.
Marius Ionescu, Cornell University
Erin P.J. Pearse, University of Iowa
Luke G. Rogers, University of Connecticut
HuoJun Ruan*, Zhejiang University and Cornell University
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University
(104228100) 
9:30 a.m.
Bounds for the resolvent of the Laplacian on postcritically finite selfsimilar fractals.
Luke G. Rogers*, University of Connecticut
(104246188) 
10:00 a.m.
On pseudodifferential operators on fractals.
Marius V Ionescu*, University of Connecticut
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(10424678) 
10:30 a.m.
Szegö limit theorems on the Sierpiński gasket.
Kasso Okoudjou*, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
Luke Rogers, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(104242127)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 11, 2008, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Measure Spaces and on Fractals, II
Room 201, Exley Science Center
Organizers:
Piotr Hajlasz, University of Pittsburgh hajlasz@pitt.edu
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut rogers@math.uconn.edu
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Covering Rtrees.
Valera Berestovskii, Omsk Branch of Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
Conrad Plaut*, University of Tennessee
(104253130) 
3:30 p.m.
Quantum mechanics on fractals.
Robert S. Strichartz*, Cornell University
(104281104) 
4:00 p.m.
Uniqueness of locally invariant Laplacian, Dirichlet form and Brownian motion on Sierpinski carpets.
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
(104260148) 
4:30 p.m.
Weyl type spectral asymptotics for Laplacians on Sierpinski carpets.
Naotaka Kajino*, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
(104258101) 
5:00 p.m.
A Laplacian operator on Laakso spaces.
Benjamin Steinhurst*, University of Connecticut
(104246117)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 12, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Measure Spaces and on Fractals, III
Room 201, Exley Science Center
Organizers:
Piotr Hajlasz, University of Pittsburgh hajlasz@pitt.edu
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut rogers@math.uconn.edu
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:00 a.m.
Derivations on Metric Measure Spaces.
Jasun Gong*, University of Pittsburgh
(104228164) 
9:30 a.m.
Lipschitz, Hölder and Sobolev surjections from Euclidean cubes.
Piotr Hajlasz, University of Pittsburgh
Jeremy Tyson*, University of Illinois
(10424695) 
10:00 a.m.
Regularity of certain minimal surfaces in the subRiemannian Heisenberg group.
Luca Capogna*, University of Arkansas
(10423527) 
10:30 a.m.
Density of Lipschitz maps in Sobolev spaces with Heisenberg group target.
Piotr Hajlasz*, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Mathematics
Jeremy Tyson, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
(104246229)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 12, 2008, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Measure Spaces and on Fractals, IV
Room 201, Exley Science Center
Organizers:
Piotr Hajlasz, University of Pittsburgh hajlasz@pitt.edu
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut rogers@math.uconn.edu
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Homotopies of eigenfunctions, and the spectrum of the Laplacian on the Sierpinski carpet.
Steven M. Heilman*, Cornell University
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University
(104246175) 
3:30 p.m.
Approximation of the spectrum of the Laplacian operator on some Laakso spaces.
Kevin Romeo*, University of Connecticut
(104241113) 
4:00 p.m.
Spectral Operators on Vicsek Sets.
Sarah Constantin, Princeton University
Miles Wheeler*, Cornell University
(10423571) 
4:30 p.m.
Laplacians on Julia Sets.
Taryn C. Flock*, Yale University
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University
(104228110) 
5:00 p.m.
Spectral Decimation on the mBranch Tree.
Daniel J. Ford*, Providence College
Benjamin Steinhurst, University of Connecticut
(104247114)

3:00 p.m.