AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Sunday, October 25, 2009 00:30:46
2009 Fall Central Section Meeting
Waco, TX, October 1618, 2009 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1051
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday October 16, 2009

Friday October 16, 2009, 12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Baylor Sciences Bldg 
Friday October 16, 2009, 12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Baylor Sciences Bldg 
Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Spectral Problems Related to Physics, I
E234, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University klaus_kirsten@baylor.edu
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A & M University berko@math.tamu.edu
Stephen Fulling, Texas A & M University fulling@math.tamu.edu
Jon Harrison, Baylor University jon_harrison@baylor.edu
Peter Kuchment, Texas A & M University kuchment@math.tamu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Two Themes of Rational Quantum Graphs.
Robert Carlson*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(105134115) 
3:00 p.m.
Spectra of selfsimilar groups.
Zoran Sunic*, Texas A&M University
(105137264) 
4:00 p.m.
Trace expansions for elliptic cone operators.
Juan B. Gil, Penn State Altoona
Thomas Krainer*, Penn State Altoona
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University
(10515859) 
5:00 p.m.
Elliptic functions in cosmology.
Jennie D'Ambroise*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(105183108)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Contemporary Complex and Special Function Theory, I
C123, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University barnard@math.ttu.edu
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University kent.pearce@ttu.edu
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University richards@southwestern.edu
Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University alex.solynin@ttu.edu
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University BROCK.WILLIAMS@ttu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Monotonicity and comparison results for conformal invariants.
Albert Baernstein II*, Washington University
A. Yu. Solynin, Texas Tech University
(105130131) 
2:30 p.m.
Some sufficient conditions for obtaining biLipschitz quasiconformal maps.
James T Gill*, University of Washington
(105130132) 
3:00 p.m.
Geometric characterization of planar BV extension domains.
Nageswari Shanmugalingam*, University of Cincinnati.
Pekka Koskela, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.
Michele Miranda, University of Ferrara, Italy.
(105130193) 
3:30 p.m.
Hyperbolizing Hyperspaces.
Zair Ibragimov*, California State University, Fullerton
(105130151) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic distortion for holomorphic maps.
C. David Minda*, University of Cincinnati
(10513076) 
4:30 p.m.
Applications of Circle Packing to Civil/Military Force Structures.
Eric M. Murphy*, Washington, DC
(105130248)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Formations of Singularities in Geometric Flows, I
A235, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
MariaCristina Caputo, University of Texas at Austin caputo@math.utexas.edu
Natasa Sesum, University of Pennsylvania

2:00 p.m.
Remarks on Ricci solitons.
HuaiDong Cao*, Lehigh University
(105153168) 
3:00 p.m.
Mean Curvature Flow with Surgeries.
John Head*, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute)
(105151266) 
4:00 p.m.
Regularity for flows through semipermeable membranes.
Nestor Guillen*, University of Texas at Austin
(105135156) 
4:30 p.m.
Some preliminary results on the second order renormalization group flow.
Christine M Guenther*, Pacific University
(105158173)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on The Topology of Continua, I
A207, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
David Ryden, Baylor University david_ryden@baylor.edu
Chris Mouron, Rhodes College mouronc@rhodes.edu
Sergio Macias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico sergiom@matem.unam.mx

2:00 p.m.
The Group of Homeomorphisms of Certain Inverse Limit Spaces.
James E Keesling*, University of Florida
(105154225) 
2:30 p.m.
Inverse Limits of Postcritically Finite Polynomials.
Brian R Williams*, Baylor University
(105137186) 
3:00 p.m.
Prime end theory and inverse limits of Hadamard spaces.
Paul A Fabel*, Mississippi State University
(105157222) 
3:30 p.m.
The circle is not the generalized inverse limit of a subset of a subset of the square.
Alejandro Illanes*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(105154256) 
4:00 p.m.
The generalized inverse limits and simple nods.
Veronica MartinezdelaVega*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(105154260) 
4:30 p.m.
The Connectedness of Inverse Limits with Set Valued Functions.
Van C Nall*, University of Richmond
(105154201) 
5:00 p.m.
Inverse limits with upper semicontinuous bonding functions: a problem set.
W. T. Ingram*, Spring Branch, Texas
(105154202)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solutions of Singular or Perturbed Partial Differential Equation Problems with Applications, I
E231, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Peter Moore, Southern Methodist University pmoore@smu.edu
Qin Sheng, Baylor University Qin_Sheng@baylor.edu

2:00 p.m.
Computerfriendly representations of Green's functions for Laplace and KleinGordon equations.
Yuri A. Melnikov*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Middle Tennessee State University
(105135157) 
2:30 p.m.
Singularities in the unphysical complex plane for deep water waves.
Chao Xie*, The Ohio State University
(105176245) 
3:00 p.m.
Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Tumor Growth.
Serge Prudhome*, ICES, The University of Texas at Austin
J. Tinsley Oden, ICES, The University of Texas at Austin
Andrea Hawkins, ICES, The University of Texas at Austin
Kris van der Zee, ICES, The University of Texas at Austin
(105135254) 
3:30 p.m.
A mathematical model for foreign body reactions.
Jianzhong Su*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
Humberto Perez Gonzales, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
Michail Todorov, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Technical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Hristo Kojouharov, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
Liping Tang, Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
(105165197) 
4:00 p.m.
An Adaptively Weighted LeastSquares Finite Element Method for Convection Dominated Diffusion PDEs.
Myles Baker*, Baylor University / Wabash College REU
Sarah Farell, Bard College / Wabash College REU
(10513534) 
4:30 p.m.
Extrapolation of elliptic eigenvalue calculations on the whole space by the virial theorem.
Goong Chen*, Texas A&M University and National Taiwan University
Zhonghai Ding, University of NevadaLas Vegas
ChangShou Lin, National Taiwan University
Alain Perronnet, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
Viswanath Ramakrishna, University of Texas at Dallas
Joe Ward, Texas A&M University
(10513528)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Neuronal and Metabolic Mechanisms, I
E206, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Janet Best, Ohio State University jbest@math.ohiostate.edu
Michael Reed, Duke University reed@math.duke.edu

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Analysis of SleepWake Distributions.
Janet A Best*, Ohio State University
Badal S Joshi, Duke University
Mark S Blumberg, University of Iowa
(105192213) 
2:30 p.m.
Computational approaches to studying hypothalamic gonadotropin releasinghormone (GnRH) neurons.
Kelly J Suter*, University of Texas San Antonio
(10510062) 
3:00 p.m.
Firing frequency regulation in a computational model of a midbrain dopaminergic neuron.
Anna Y Kuznetsova*, Dept Biol., UTSA
Alexey S Kuznetsov, Dept Math Sci, IUPUI
(105192140) 
3:30 p.m.
Neuromodulation of Synaptic Depression: Discrete dynamical system models predict changes in short term plasticity.
Emily Stone*, The University of MontanaMissoula
Josh Lawrence, The University of MontanaMissoula
(10519274) 
4:00 p.m.
Passive and Active Stabilization of Dopamine in the Striatum.
M. Reed*, Duke University
J. Best, The Ohio State University
H. F. Nijhout, Duke University
(10519218) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion on new mathematical methods in neuroscience

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra: Module and Ideal Theory, I
B114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University lars.w.christensen@ttu.edu
Louiza Fouli, University of Texas at Austin lfouli@math.utexas.edu
David Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington djorgens@uta.edu

2:00 p.m.
Tight Closure in Nonexcellent Rings.
Raymond C. Heitmann*, University of Texas at Austin
(105113137) 
2:30 p.m.
On the Existence of Totally Reflexive Modules.
Kristen A. Beck*, The University of Texas at Arlington
David A. Jorgensen, The University of Texas at Arlington
(105113265) 
3:00 p.m.
Standard systems of parameters and rings with finite local cohomology.
Hamid Rahmati*, Texas Tech University
Frank Moore, Cornell University
(105113252) 
3:30 p.m.
When are multigraded modules CohenMacaulay?
CY Jean Chan, Central Michigan University
Christine K Cumming*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(105113129) 
4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of value semigroups.
S. D. Cutkosky, University of Missouri  Columbia
K. Dalili*, University of Missouri  Columbia
O. Kashcheyeva, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105113196) 
4:30 p.m.
Free resolutions over small Gorenstein rings.
Liana M Sega*, University of Missouri  Kansas City
Ines Henriques, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(105113204) 
5:00 p.m.
Semidualizing modules over certain Veronese subrings.
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
Neil Epstein, University of Michigan
Karl Schwede, University of Michigan
(105113175)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, I
C206, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas at Austin natasa@math.utexas.edu
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tzirakis@math.uiuc.edu

2:00 p.m.
Global regularity of solutions to a class of systems of reactiondiffusion.
Alexis F. Vasseur*, University of Texas
Cristina Caputo, University of Texas
(105135214) 
2:30 p.m.
Partial Schauder estimates for secondorder elliptic and parabolic equations.
Hongjie Dong*, Brown University
(10513572) 
3:00 p.m.
Analyticity and Gevreyclass regularity up to the boundary for the Euler equations.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Vlad Vicol*, University of Southern California
(105135187) 
3:30 p.m.
On the equivalence of the BirkhoffRott and Euler descriptions of vortex sheet evolution.
Milton C. Lopes Filho, IMECCUNICAMP
Helena J. Nussenzveig Lopes*, IMECCUNICAMP
Steven Schochet, Tel Aviv University
(105176238) 
4:00 p.m.
Regularity of the primitive equations of the ocean.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
(105135259) 
4:30 p.m.
Illposedness of the 3D NavierStokes equations in Besov spaces.
Alexey Cheskidov*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Roman Shvydkoy, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105135243) 
5:00 p.m.
Rotational Stokes waves.
Vera Mikyoung Hur*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105135128)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applicable Algebraic Geometry, I
B105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Luis David GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University lgarcia@shsu.edu
Frank Sotille, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Identifiability of phylogenetic mixture models.
Elizabeth Allman, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Sonja Petrovic, University of Illinois, Chicago
John Rhodes, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(10511430) 
3:30 p.m.
A Fast Algorithm for Computing Geodesic Distances in Tree Space.
Megan Owen*, North Carolina State University
J. Scott Provan, University of North Carolina
(105192234) 
4:00 p.m.
What do Coxeter groups and Boolean networks have in common?
Matthew Macauley*, Clemson University
(105105219) 
4:30 p.m.
Probabilistic dynamical systems for reverse engineering of the yeast cell cycle network.
Elena S Dimitrova*, Clemson University
Abdul S Jarrah, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
(10511492) 
5:00 p.m.
Algebraic Statistical Model for Inferring Biochemical Reactions Network.
Grzegorz A Rempala*, Department of Biostatistics, Medical College of Georgia
(10516287)

3:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Global Analysis on Homogeneous Spaces, I
D105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Ruth Gornett, University of Texas at Arlington rgornet@uta.edu
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spaces of Smooth Orbifold Mappings.
Joseph E Borzellino*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Victor Brunsden, Penn State Altoona
(10515745) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric properties of GromovWitten varieties for homogeneous spaces.
Leonardo C Mihalcea*, Baylor University
Anders Buch, Rutgers University
(10511456) 
4:00 p.m.
Berezin Quantization of Quantum Homogeneous Spaces.
Jeremy Sain*, Clarendon College
(10514789) 
4:30 p.m.
Riemannian submersions from simple, compact Lie groups.
Martin Kerin, University of Muenster, Germany
Krishnan Shankar*, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
(105153120) 
5:00 p.m.
Toda flows on homogeneous spaces.
Barbara Shipman*, University of Texas at Arlington
(105170155)

3:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Representations, I
D114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Markus Hunziker, Baylor University Markus_Hunziker@baylor.edu
Mark Sepanski, Baylor University Mark_Sepanski@baylor.edu
Ronald Stanke, Baylor University Ronald_Stanke@baylor.edu

2:30 p.m.
Singularities of free group character varieties.
Sean Dodd Lawton*, University of Texas, Pan American
Carlos Florentino, Instituto Superior Técnico
(105114270) 
3:00 p.m.
Modules of differential operators for vector field Lie algebras.
Charles H Conley*, University of North Texas
(10511741) 
3:30 p.m.
On realizations of Lie superalgebras in matrices over a Weyl algebra.
Elena Poletaeva*, Department of Mathematics, University of TexasPan American
(105117199) 
4:00 p.m.
Generalized Trace and Dimension Functions in Ribbon Categories.
Nathan Geer, Utah State University
Jonathan Kujawa*, University of Oklahoma
Bertrand PatureauMirand, Université de BretagneSud
(10511797) 
4:30 p.m.
Building two boundary diagram algebras.
Zajj B Daugherty*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(105116177) 
5:00 p.m.
Applications of generalized Young diagrams for Hermitian symmetric spaces.
W. Andrew Pruett*, Baylor University
Markus Hunziker, Baylor University
(105117192)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments on Turbulence, I
C230, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Eleftherios Gkioulekas, University of TexasPan American gkioulekase@utpa.edu
Michael Jolly, Indiana University msjolly@indiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
Dissipation range and anomalous sinks in steady twodimensional turbulence.
Eleftherios Gkioulekas*, University of TexasPan American
(10517690) 
3:30 p.m.
On convective instability & transition to turbulence in a mushy layer.
Mallikarjunaiah S Muddamallappa, The University of TexasPan American
Dambaru Bhatta*, The University of TexasPan American
Daniel N Riahi, The University of TexasPan American
(10517643) 
4:00 p.m.
Combining rotation and helicity in turbulent flows and the emergence of strong and persistent cyclonic columnar vortices.
Annick Pouquet*, NCAR
Julien Baerenzung, IMTG
Pablo Mininni, University of Buenos Aires, and NCAR
Duane Rosenberg, NCAR
(10517653) 
4:30 p.m.
Fourier Transforms and Wavelet Transforms in Turbulence.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of TexasPan American
(10517660) 
5:00 p.m.
The question of universal scaling coefficients for inertial range structure functions.
mogens v melander*, dept of Mathematics, SMU, Dallas TX
(105176102)

3:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Analysis and Applications, I
A236, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Ian A. Gravagne, Baylor University Ian_Gravagne@baylor.edu
Robert J. Marks, Baylor University Robert_Marks@baylor.edu

4:00 p.m.
Oscillation criteria for first order dynamic equations.
Lynn H. Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln 685880130
Taher S. Hassan, Mansoura University
Allan C. Peterson*, Univesity of NebraskaLincoln
(10513979) 
4:30 p.m.
Existence of resolvent for Volterra integral equations on time scales.
Youssef N Raffoul*, University of dayton
(10513796) 
5:00 p.m.
Classification of forms of the solutions to time varying and time invariant linear dynamic systems.
Jeffrey J DaCunha*, Spirit Global Energy Solutions
(105139135)

4:00 p.m.

Friday October 16, 2009, 5:40 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Representation theory and gauge theory.
B110, Baylor Sciences Bldg
David BenZvi*, University of Texas at Austin
(10510004)
Saturday October 17, 2009

Saturday October 17, 2009, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Baylor Sciences Bldg 
Saturday October 17, 2009, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Baylor Sciences Bldg 
Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Spectral Problems Related to Physics, II
E234, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University klaus_kirsten@baylor.edu
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A & M University berko@math.tamu.edu
Stephen Fulling, Texas A & M University fulling@math.tamu.edu
Jon Harrison, Baylor University jon_harrison@baylor.edu
Peter Kuchment, Texas A & M University kuchment@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quantum Vacuum Energy in Graphs and Billiards.
Lev Kaplan*, Tulane University
(105181141) 
9:00 a.m.
Casimir energy and local zeta function for higher rank symmetric spaces.
Floyd L. Williams*, University of Massachusetts,Department of Mathematics
(10512238) 
11:00 a.m.
NonPerturbative Electrodynamics in Curved Spacetime.
Guglielmo Fucci*, Baylor University
(105181136)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Methods for Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations, I
E227, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Richard Avery, Dakota State University rich.avery@dsu.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton Paul.Eloe@notes.udayton.edu
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University Johnny_Henderson@baylor.edu

8:00 a.m.
Uniqueness and dependence of positive solutions of second order singular boundary value problems with integral boundary conditions.
Lingju Kong*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(10513419) 
8:30 a.m.
Boundary Data Smoothness for Solutions of Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems for Second Order Difference Equations.
Jeffrey W Lyons*, Baylor University
(10513416) 
9:00 a.m.
An Extension of the LeggettWilliams Fixed Point Theorem.
Richard I Avery*, Dakota State University
Johnny L Henderson, Baylor University
Douglas R Anderson, Concordia College
(10514717) 
9:30 a.m.
Existence of Solutions for a Class of Singular Nonlinear Third Order Boundary Value Problems.
John V. Baxley*, Wake Forest University
(105134106) 
10:00 a.m.
Positive symmetric solutions of singular semipositone boundary value problems.
Matthew Rudd*, University of Idaho
(105134118) 
10:30 a.m.
Positive solutions of even order system periodic boundary value problems.
Qingkai Kong*, Northern Illinois University
Min Wang, Northern Illinois University
(10513448) 
11:00 a.m.
Multiplicity of Positive Solutions for a Fourthorder Nonhomogeneous Boundary Value Problem.
Britney Hopkins*, University of Central Oklahoma
(105139153)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Interdisciplinary Session on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, I
C231, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
M. Chekroun, ENSParis and University of California Los Angeles chekro@lmd.ens.fr
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University negh@indiana.edu

8:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Fokker Planck Equations.
Peter S. Constantin*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago
(105135148) 
9:00 a.m.
Dynamic Transitions for the MHD Equations.
M. Taylan Sengul*, Indiana University
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University
(105176258) 
9:30 a.m.
Long time behavior for stochastic shell phenomenological models of turbulence.
Hakima Bessaih*, University of Wyoming (UW)
Franco Flandoli, University of Pisa, Italy
Edriss S Titi, University of California at Irvine, USA
(10516039) 
10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:30 a.m.
Strong Solutions to a System of Nonlinear FluidStructure Interactions.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Amjad Tuffaha*, University of Southern California
Mohammed Nabil Ziane, University of Southern California
(105176178) 
11:00 a.m.
Regularization properties and asymptotics of the ColemanGurtin model.
Mickael D. Chekroun, Ecole Normale Superieure, CERESERTI 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
Francesco Di Plinio*, Indiana University, Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Nathan E. GlattHoltz, Indiana University, Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Vittorino Pata, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Matematica \F. Brioschi" 20133 Milano, Italy
(105135154)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Global Analysis on Homogeneous Spaces, II
D105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Ruth Gornett, University of Texas at Arlington rgornet@uta.edu
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Marked length spectrum and diffeomorphism type.
F. T. Farrell, Binghamton University
J.F. Lafont*, Ohio State University
(105157241) 
9:00 a.m.
compact solvmanifolds with symplectic structures must have at most three steps.
Zhuangdan Daniel Guan*, The university of california at Riverside
(10515831) 
9:30 a.m.
Geodesics in Heisenberglike Nilmanifolds.
Rachelle DeCoste, Wheaton College
Lisa DeMeyer, Central Michigan University
Maura Mast*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(105153191) 
10:00 a.m.
Natural Equivariant Dirac Operators.
Igor Prokhorenkov*, Texas Christian University
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University
(10515877) 
10:30 a.m.
Decompositions of equivariant vector bundles.
Franz W. Kamber*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kenneth S. Richardson, Texas Christian University
(10515875) 
11:00 a.m.
The three gap theorem and Riemannian geometry.
Ben Schmidt*, Michigan State University
(10515133)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Formations of Singularities in Geometric Flows, II
A235, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
MariaCristina Caputo, University of Texas at Austin caputo@math.utexas.edu
Natasa Sesum, University of Pennsylvania

8:30 a.m.
Minimally invasive surgery for Ricci flow singularities.
Sigurd B. Angenent, University of Wisconsin  Madison
M. Cristina Caputo, University of Texas
Dan F. Knopf*, University of Texas
(105153103) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:30 a.m.
Construction of selfsimilar surfaces under mean curvature flow.
Xuan Hien Nguyen*, Kansas State University
(105135110) 
11:00 a.m.
On the classification of gradient Ricci solitons and QuasiEinstein manifolds.
William Wylie*, University of Pennsylvania
P Petersen, UCLA
(105153212)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Analysis and Applications, II
A236, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Ian A. Gravagne, Baylor University Ian_Gravagne@baylor.edu
Robert J. Marks, Baylor University Robert_Marks@baylor.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Linear Quadratic Regulator on Time Scales.
Nick Wintz*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(105149255) 
9:00 a.m.
Dynamic Risk Aversion.
Martin Bohner*, Missouri S&T, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Gregory Gelles, Missouri S&T, Department of Economics
(105139218) 
9:30 a.m.
Discrete Fractional Gompertzian Model for Tumor Growth.
Sevgi Sengul*, Western Kentucky University
Ferhan Atici, Western Kentucky University
(10513991) 
10:00 a.m.
Algebraic and Dynamic Lyapunov Equations on Time Scales.
John M Davis*, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University
(105193224) 
10:30 a.m.
Stability Analysis and Design of Dynamic Switched Systems Evolving on Time Scales.
Alice Alexander Ramos*, Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN
(105193221) 
11:00 a.m.
Lyapunov Stability of Nondiagonalizable Switched Linear Systems on Time Scales.
John E Miller*, Baylor University
Ian Gravagne, Baylor University
(105193216)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solutions of Singular or Perturbed Partial Differential Equation Problems with Applications, II
E231, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Peter Moore, Southern Methodist University pmoore@smu.edu
Qin Sheng, Baylor University Qin_Sheng@baylor.edu

8:30 a.m.
Adaptive splitting finite difference methods for solving singular equations.
Qin Sheng*, Baylor University
Shekhar Guha, U.S. Air Force Research Lab
Leonel Gonzalez, U.S. Air Force Research Lab
(10516551) 
9:00 a.m.
Numerical Studies of Interface Problems on Networks.
Radu C Cascaval*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
C. Travis Hunter, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(10513554) 
9:30 a.m.
Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Analytic Ultracentrifugation Analysis.
Weiming Cao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio
Borries Demeler, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Sciece Center at San Antonio
(105165194) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of Transform Method and Local OneDimensional Method in Description of Tightly Focused Light Propagation Through Nonlinear Optical Materials.
Shekhar Guha*, U.S. Air Force Research Lab
Leonel Gonzalez, U.S. Air Force Research Lab
Qin Sheng, Baylor University
(105165239) 
10:30 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Solving the Miscible Displacement Problem.
Beatrice Riviere*, Rice University
(10516549)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Neuronal and Metabolic Mechanisms, II
E206, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Janet Best, Ohio State University jbest@math.ohiostate.edu
Michael Reed, Duke University reed@math.duke.edu

8:30 a.m.
Regulation Of The Cardiac Action Potential Through Caveolar Current.
Ian Besse, University of Iowa
Colleen Mitchell*, University of Iowa
(105192226) 
9:00 a.m.
Avian Influenza: Modeling, Analysis, and Data Fitting.
Joseph Lucchetti, University of Florida
Manojit Roy, University of Florida
Maia Martcheva*, University of Florida
(10519255) 
9:30 a.m.
Emergent dynamics governed by regulatory cells produce a robust primary T cell response.
Peter S. Kim*, University of Utah
Peter P. Lee, School of Medicine, Stanford University
Doron Levy, Dept of Mathematics and CSCAMM, University of Maryland
(10519220) 
10:00 a.m.
Multiscale Modeling of Electric Activity of Spiny Dendrites in the Hippocampus.
Andrew Gillette*, University of Texas at Austin
Alexander Rand, University of Texas at Austin
Chandrajit Bajaj, University of Texas at Austin
(105192184) 
10:30 a.m.
Modeling Electrodynamic Field Effects for Networks of Neurons at Submicron Scales.
Alexander Rand*, University of TexasAustin
Andrew Gillette, University of TexasAustin
Chandrajit Bajaj, University of TexasAustin
(105192190) 
11:00 a.m.
Global asymptotic stability of solutions of nonautonomous master equations: extensions of van Kampen's theorem.
Berton A Earnshaw*, Michigan State University
James P Keener, University of Utah
(10516027)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra: Module and Ideal Theory, II
B114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University lars.w.christensen@ttu.edu
Louiza Fouli, University of Texas at Austin lfouli@math.utexas.edu
David Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington djorgens@uta.edu

8:30 a.m.
Are the supports of local cohomology modules always closed?
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Dan Katz, University of Kansas
Tom Marley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105113170) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Multigraded Regularity Vectors.
H. Tai Ha, Tulane University
Brent D Strunk*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(10511357) 
9:30 a.m.
The Core of Strongly Stable Ideals.
Bonnie B. Smith*, University of Notre Dame
(105113249) 
10:00 a.m.
Cohomology of Connected Sums of Local Rings.
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
W. Frank Moore*, Cornell University
(105113208) 
10:30 a.m.
Examining Uniqueness of Minimal Acyclic Complexes from a "PushForward" Perspective.
Meri T Hughes*, University of Mary HardinBaylor
(105113205) 
11:00 a.m.
A characterization of regular rings.
Alina Iacob*, Georgia Southern University
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105113122)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Applicable Algebraic Geometry, II
B105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Luis David GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University lgarcia@shsu.edu
Frank Sotille, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Markov bases and subbases for bounded contingency tables.
Fabio Rapallo, Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Avanzate
Ruriko Yoshida*, University of Kentucky
(10510529) 
9:30 a.m.
Inverse semigroup Fourier analysis for partially ranked data.
Martin Malandro*, Sam Houston State University
(105120159) 
10:00 a.m.
Finiteness theorems for chains of toric ideals.
Christopher J. Hillar, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Abraham Martín del Campo*, Texas A&M University
(105113114) 
10:30 a.m.
Toric models of graphs.
Weronika J Buczynska*, Texas A&M University
(105114162) 
11:00 a.m.
Secant varieties to tangential varieties of cubic Veronese embedding.
Hirotachi Abo*, University of Idaho
(10511493)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Contemporary Complex and Special Function Theory, II
C123, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University barnard@math.ttu.edu
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University kent.pearce@ttu.edu
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University richards@southwestern.edu
Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University alex.solynin@ttu.edu
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University BROCK.WILLIAMS@ttu.edu

9:00 a.m.
A Transformation Formula Involving the Gamma and Riemann Zeta Functions Found in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois
Atul Dixit, University of Illinois
(105133127) 
9:30 a.m.
Laguerre Transform in two Variables and its properties.
Ibrahim A. Salehbhai*, Department of Mathematics, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat395 007, INDIA
(10513352) 
10:00 a.m.
Elliptic Macdonald Functions and Jackson Coefficients on BCn.
Hasan Coskun*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(105133232) 
10:30 a.m.
Differential Equations for Eisenstein Series on Subgroups of $SL(2, \Bbb Z)$.
Tim Huber*, University of TexasPan American
(105111229) 
11:00 a.m.
Transformation formulas associated with integrals involving the Riemann $\Xi$function.
Atul A Dixit*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10513394)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on The Topology of Continua, II
A207, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
David Ryden, Baylor University david_ryden@baylor.edu
Chris Mouron, Rhodes College mouronc@rhodes.edu
Sergio Macias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico sergiom@matem.unam.mx

9:00 a.m.
A monotonically irreducible map of a reducible continuum onto $[0,1]$.
Piotr Minc*, Auburn University
(10515442) 
9:30 a.m.
The set functions $\mathcal{T}$ and $\mathcal{K}$ on irreducible continua.
Leobardo Fernandez*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(10515447) 
10:00 a.m.
A General Lifting Characterization of Images of Arcs.
Dale Daniel*, Lamar University
(105154206) 
10:30 a.m.
On 2equivalent continua.
Carlos Islas*, Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México
(105154246) 
11:00 a.m.
Shore sets and points.
Isabel Puga*, Universidad NAcional Autónoma de México
Rocio Leonel, Universidad NAcional Autónoma de México
(105154124)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Representations, II
D114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Markus Hunziker, Baylor University Markus_Hunziker@baylor.edu
Mark Sepanski, Baylor University Mark_Sepanski@baylor.edu
Ronald Stanke, Baylor University Ronald_Stanke@baylor.edu

9:00 a.m.
Symmetric Subgroup Action on Isotropic Grassmanian.
Hongyu He*, Louisiana State University
Huajun Huang, Auburn University
(10512265) 
9:30 a.m.
Perverse Poisson sheaves on the nilpotent cone.
Jared L. Culbertson*, Louisiana State University
(105122145) 
10:00 a.m.
AndersenJantzen sheaves and the affine Grassmannian.
Pramod N Achar*, Louisiana State University
(105120142) 
10:30 a.m.
Smooth components of Springer fibers.
William Graham*, University of Georgia
Roger Zierau, Oklahoma State University
(105122220) 
11:00 a.m.
On the geometry of certain components of the Springer Fiber.
Leticia I Barchini*, Oklahoma State UNiversity
(105122269)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Applications, I
C124, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Deepak Naidu, Texas A & M University dnaidu@math.tamu.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A & M University rowell@math.tamu.edu

9:30 a.m.
Weakly group theoretical fusion categories.
Victor Ostrik*, University of Oregon
(105120143) 
10:00 a.m.
Fusion categories of dimension $pq^2$, and $\mathbb{Z}/3\mathbb{Z}$graded TambaraYamagami categories.
David A. Jordan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eric Larson, Harvard University
(105118100) 
10:30 a.m.
Enriched Fusion Categories.
Jesse Liptrap*, UC Santa Barbara
(105118182) 
11:00 a.m.
Fusion subcategories of Rep(D(G)).
Deepak Naidu, Texas A&M University
Dmitri Nikshych, University of New Hampshire
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(10511861)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, II
C206, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas at Austin natasa@math.utexas.edu
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tzirakis@math.uiuc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Approximate solutions to parabolic equations.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Mathematics Dept., Pennsylvania State University
Radu Costantinescu, JPMorgan Chase, New York
Nick Costanzino, Pennsylvania State University
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University
(105135185) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Onsager conjecture for two dimensional stational Euler equations.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105176227) 
10:30 a.m.
Some non linear problems involving non local diffusions.
Luis A Caffarelli*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
(10513578) 
11:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments on Turbulence, II
C230, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Eleftherios Gkioulekas, University of TexasPan American gkioulekase@utpa.edu
Michael Jolly, Indiana University msjolly@indiana.edu

9:30 a.m.
NavierStokes equations driven by singular forces.
Peter S. Constantin*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago
Gregory Seregin, Oxford University
(105135147) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Statistical Properties of the 3D Incompressible NavierStokesVoigt Model.
Boris Levant, The Weizmann Institute of Science
Fabio Ramos, The Weizmann Institute of Science & University of Bonn
Edriss S. Titi*, The Weizmann Institute of Science & The University of California  Irvine
(10517663) 
10:30 a.m.
NavierStokes equations, turbulence and statistical solutions.
Ricardo M. S. Rosa*, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
(10513598) 
11:00 a.m.
Casimir Cascades in TwoDimensional Turbulence.
John C. Bowman*, University of Alberta
(105176228)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 10:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
A105, Baylor Sciences Bldg

10:15 a.m.
On the consistency of finite difference approximations of the BlackSchole's equation on nonuniform grids.
Myles Baker*, Baylor University
Daniel Sheng, Westwood High School
(10513535) 
10:30 a.m.
An application of Bessel function in narrowing systems problem.
Amit D Patel*, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, INDIA.
Ajay K Shukla, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, INDIA
V K Katiyar, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttrakhand, INDIA
(10513570) 
11:00 a.m.
Stepanovlike Almost Automorphic Solutions of Abstract Fractional Differential Equations with Nonlocal Initial Conditions.
Peter FrempongMireku*, Dillard University
Haewon Lee, Dillard University
(105135240) 
11:15 a.m.
Connecting constant and variable coefficient differential equations.
Archie Wilmer*, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
(10513424)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Surface quasigeostrophic equation: A review.
B110, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Alexander A. Kiselev*, University of Wisconsin
(10510002) 
Saturday October 17, 2009, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematics, cell metabolism, and public health.
B110, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Michael C. Reed*, Duke University
(10510001) 
Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Spectral Problems Related to Physics, III
E234, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University klaus_kirsten@baylor.edu
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A & M University berko@math.tamu.edu
Stephen Fulling, Texas A & M University fulling@math.tamu.edu
Jon Harrison, Baylor University jon_harrison@baylor.edu
Peter Kuchment, Texas A & M University kuchment@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Mixed Steklov Eigenproblems and Partial Dirichlet to Neumann Maps.
Giles Auchmuty*, Dept of Mathematics, University of Houston
(10513523) 
4:00 p.m.
Spectral analysis of the three dimensional Dicke Superradiance problem.
Indranil Sen Gupta*, Texas A&M University, College Station
(10518137) 
4:30 p.m.
LimitPeriodic Schrödinger Operators in the Regime of Positive Lyapunov Exponents.
Zheng Gan*, Department of Mathematics, Rice University
David Damanik, Department of mathematics, Rice University
(105147105)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interdisciplinary Session on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, II
C231, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
M. Chekroun, ENSParis and University of California Los Angeles chekro@lmd.ens.fr
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University negh@indiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nonlinear instability and the SQG equation.
Susan Friedlander*, University of Southern California
Vlad Vicol, USC
(105135158) 
3:30 p.m.
Nonlinear instability for the critically dissipative surface quasigeostrophic equation.
Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California
Natasa Pavlovic, The University of Texas at Austin
Vlad Vicol*, University of Southern California
(105135188) 
4:00 p.m.
On the partial regularity for solutions of the NavierStokes system.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
(105135261) 
4:30 p.m.
A stochastic Burgers equation: Bringing together chaos expansion, embedding theorems, and Catalan numbers.
Sivaditya Kaligotla, University of Southern California
Sergey Lototsky*, University of Southern California
(10516088)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applicable Algebraic Geometry, III
B105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Luis David GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University lgarcia@shsu.edu
Frank Sotille, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
On higher dimensional toric codes.
Ivan Soprunov*, Cleveland State University
Jenya Soprunova, Kent State University
(10511495) 
3:30 p.m.
The minimal distance of evaluation codes.
Stefan O. Tohaneanu*, University of Cincinnati
(105113144) 
4:00 p.m.
Factoring polynomials and an algebraic surface cryptosystem.
J. Felipe Voloch*, Dept of Math., UT Austin
(10511436)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Global Analysis on Homogeneous Spaces, III
D105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Ruth Gornett, University of Texas at Arlington rgornet@uta.edu
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Applications of geometric invariant theory to the geometry of Lie groups with leftinvariant metrics.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(105153237) 
3:30 p.m.
3Dimensional Cohomogeneity One Aleksandrov Spaces.
Catherine E Searle*, IMATEUNAM Cuernavaca
Fernando GalazGarcia, University of Muenster
(105158195) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonnegatively curved cohomogeneity one manifolds.
Chenxu He*, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(105153166)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Contemporary Complex and Special Function Theory, III
C123, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University barnard@math.ttu.edu
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University kent.pearce@ttu.edu
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University richards@southwestern.edu
Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University alex.solynin@ttu.edu
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University BROCK.WILLIAMS@ttu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convex combinations of harmonic mappings.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Magdalena Woloszkiewicz, Uniwersytet Marii CurieSklodowskiej
(105130165) 
3:30 p.m.
The Nitsche conjecture.
Tadeusz Iwaniec, Syracuse University
Leonid V. Kovalev*, Syracuse University
Jani Onninen, Syracuse University
(10513086) 
4:00 p.m.
Loewner theory and Schwarzians in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
John A Pfaltzgraff*, University of North Carolina
(10513267) 
4:30 p.m.
Derivative of the Nehari functional.
Eric D Schippers*, University of Manitoba
(105130236)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Formations of Singularities in Geometric Flows, III
A235, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
MariaCristina Caputo, University of Texas at Austin caputo@math.utexas.edu
Natasa Sesum, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 p.m.
the Singularities of KählerRicci Flows.
Zhou Zhang*, University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor
(105153152) 
3:30 p.m.
Backwardsuniqueness of the Ricci flow.
Brett L Kotschwar*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105153203) 
4:00 p.m.
KE metrics, stability and Ricci flow.
Zuangdan Daniel Guan*, Department of Math. University of California at Riverside
(105153121)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Topology of Continua, III
A207, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
David Ryden, Baylor University david_ryden@baylor.edu
Chris Mouron, Rhodes College mouronc@rhodes.edu
Sergio Macias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico sergiom@matem.unam.mx

3:00 p.m.
Additive damage model for anticancer drug combinations.
Ardith W. ElKareh, Arizona Research LaboratoriesMicrocirculation, University of Arizona
Leslie B Jones*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Timothy W. Secomb, Department of Physiology, University of Arizona
(10519283) 
3:30 p.m.
The topology of tank stirring.
Judy Anita Kennedy*, Lamar University
Barry Peratt, Winona State University
(105137181) 
4:00 p.m.
Periodic points near an adding machine.
Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(10515885) 
4:30 p.m.
Commuting Selfmaps of the Unit Interval.
Eric L McDowell*, Berry College
(105154179)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Analysis and Applications, III
A236, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Ian A. Gravagne, Baylor University Ian_Gravagne@baylor.edu
Robert J. Marks, Baylor University Robert_Marks@baylor.edu

3:00 p.m.
Oscillatory Properties for ThreeDimensional Systems.
Elvan AkinBohner*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(105134257) 
3:30 p.m.
Fundamental Solution of Dirac System on Time Scales.
Gro Hovhannisyan*, Kent State University
(10513482) 
4:00 p.m.
KiguradzeBelohorec type oscillation criteria for nonlinear second order dynamic equations.
Lynn H Erbe*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
Allan C Peterson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Baoguo Jia, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China
(105139130) 
4:30 p.m.
Existence of positive solutions of semipositone dynamic boundary value problems.
Rajendra Dahal*, Coastal Carolina University
(105139160)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra: Module and Ideal Theory, III
B114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University lars.w.christensen@ttu.edu
Louiza Fouli, University of Texas at Austin lfouli@math.utexas.edu
David Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington djorgens@uta.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lower Bounds for Depths of Powers of Edge Ideals of Trees and Graphs.
Susan E. Morey*, Texas State University
(105113111) 
3:30 p.m.
Associated primes of powers of squarefree monomial ideals.
Tai Ha*, Tulane University
(105113113) 
4:00 p.m.
Growth of the Sequence of Bass Numbers.
Oana Veliche*, Waltham, MA2
Lars Winther Christensen, Texas Tech University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
(105113171) 
4:30 p.m.
Rees Algebras of diagonal ideals.
KueiNuan Lin*, Purdue University
(105113101)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Methods for Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations, II
E227, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Richard Avery, Dakota State University rich.avery@dsu.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton Paul.Eloe@notes.udayton.edu
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University Johnny_Henderson@baylor.edu

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Second Order Nonlinear Differential Equations.
Raegan Higgins*, Texas Tech University
(10513422) 
3:30 p.m.
Discrete Fractional Calculus with the Nabla Operator.
Ferhan M Atici, Western Kentucky University
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(10513914) 
4:00 p.m.
An Application of Discrete Fractional Difference Equations in Biology.
Ferhan M. Atici*, Western Kentucky University
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton
(10513969) 
4:30 p.m.
Using Critical Point Theory to Solve Boundary Value Problems.
Heidi A Berger*, Simpson College
(105139207)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Representations, III
D114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Markus Hunziker, Baylor University Markus_Hunziker@baylor.edu
Mark Sepanski, Baylor University Mark_Sepanski@baylor.edu
Ronald Stanke, Baylor University Ronald_Stanke@baylor.edu

3:00 p.m.
Stable Hilbert series and the Kronecker coefficients.
Michael W. Hero, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Jeb F. Willenbring*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(105105116) 
3:30 p.m.
Invariants and application to harmonic analysis.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
J Wolf, UC Berkeley
(10514368) 
4:00 p.m.
Weight lattices of real reductive symmetric spaces.
Jennifer Daniel*, Lamar University
Daniel Gagliardi, SUNY Canton
(105122247) 
4:30 p.m.
Algebraic integrability of the GelfandZeitlin system on $\mathfrak{gl}(n,\mathbb{C})$.
Mark Colarusso*, University of Notre Dame
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame
(105122183)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Applications, II
C124, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Deepak Naidu, Texas A & M University dnaidu@math.tamu.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A & M University rowell@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
On symmetrization of 6jsymbols and LevinWen Hamiltonian.
SeungMoon Hong*, The University of Toledo
(105181167) 
3:30 p.m.
Blocks in Deligne's $Rep(S_t)$.
Jonny Comes*, University of Oregon
(10511880) 
4:00 p.m.
Modular Categories and Galois Twists.
Orit Davidovich*, UT Austin
(105118150) 
4:30 p.m.
AMC on a TV.
Zhenghan Wang*, Microsoft Station Q, UC Santa Barbara
(10511813)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, III
C206, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas at Austin natasa@math.utexas.edu
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tzirakis@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the Cauchy problem and blowup of solutions for the GrossPitaevskii hierarchy.
Thomas Chen*, University of Texas at Austin
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas at Austin
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(10513599) 
3:30 p.m.
A fully nonlinear free boundary problem in the plane.
Daniela De Silva*, Barnard College, Columbia University
Enrico Valdinoci, Univesity of Rome, Tor Vergata
(105135163) 
4:00 p.m.
A variation on a theme of Caffarelli and Vasseur.
Alexander Kiselev*, University of WisconsinMadison
Fedor Nazarov, University of WisconsinMadison
(105135138) 
4:30 p.m.
Convolution estimates for the Boltzmann Transport Equation and classical solutions and stability near Maxwellian data.
Ricardo Alonso, Rice University,
Emanuel Carneiro, Institute for Advanced Studies
Irene M. Gamba*, The University of Texas at Austin
(10518240)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments on Turbulence, III
C230, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Eleftherios Gkioulekas, University of TexasPan American gkioulekase@utpa.edu
Michael Jolly, Indiana University msjolly@indiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
On energy cascades in 2D flows.
Radu Dascaliuc*, University of Virginia
(105176180) 
3:30 p.m.
2D Turbulence for Timedependent Forces with Large Gaps in their Spectra.
Nusret Balci, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Michael S Jolly*, Indiana University
(105176125) 
4:00 p.m.
Vertical Averages of the RBE.
N. Balci*, University of Minnesota
C. Foias, Texas AM
M. S. Jolly, Indiana University
(105176146) 
4:30 p.m.
On the Statistics of the Global Attractor of the 2D NavierStokes Equations.
Nusret Balci, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Ciprian Foias*, Texas A&M University
Michael S Jolly, Indiana University
(105176126)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
A105, Baylor Sciences Bldg

3:00 p.m.
The Converse of Abel's theorem.
Veniamin Kisunko*, University of Toronto
(10511426) 
3:15 p.m.
Second generation Stirling numbers.
Hungping Tsao*, Novato, CA
(10511107) 
3:30 p.m.
Filters, Frgament Constructible Models, and Sets.
Cyrus F Nourani*, Academia California and Projectkakdmkrd.tripod.com
(10510312) 
3:45 p.m.
Maximum curvature splines.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, Univ. of Texas at Arlington
Roger Kirby, Univ. of Texas at Arlington
(10514906) 
4:00 p.m.
Characteristics of Certain Block Matrices with Nilpotent Components.
Laurene V Fausett*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(105115134) 
4:15 p.m.
Two strain SIS model with diffusion.
Necibe Tuncer*, FL
Maia Martcheva, FL
(105192230)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 17, 2009, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematics of general relativity.
B110, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Igor Rodnianski*, Princeton University
(10510003) 
Saturday October 17, 2009, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reception hosted by the Baylor University Department of Mathematics
Three Rivers Ballroom, Hilton Hotel  Waco
Sunday October 18, 2009

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Analysis on Homogeneous Spaces, IV
D105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Ruth Gornett, University of Texas at Arlington rgornet@uta.edu
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

9:00 a.m.
On nonnegatively curved lowdimensional fixed point homogeneous Riemannian manifolds.
Fernando GalazGarcia*, Mathematisches Institut, WWU Münster
(105153161) 
9:30 a.m.
Convergence and stability of locally $\mathbb{R}^{N}$invariant solutions of Ricci flow.
Dan F. Knopf*, University of Texas
(105153104) 
10:00 a.m.
Horizontal displacement of curves in bundle $\text{SO}(3)\rightarrow \text{SO}_0(1,3)\rightarrow\mathbb H^3$.
Taechang Byun*, Department of Mathematics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019
(10515358) 
10:30 a.m.
Riemannian groupoids, homogeneous spaces, and Ricci flow.
David A Glickenstein*, University of Arizona
(10515346)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Contemporary Complex and Special Function Theory, IV
C123, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University barnard@math.ttu.edu
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University kent.pearce@ttu.edu
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University richards@southwestern.edu
Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University alex.solynin@ttu.edu
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University BROCK.WILLIAMS@ttu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Sharp bounds for eigenvalues of triangles.
Bartłomiej Siudeja*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105135164) 
9:30 a.m.
Some Geometric Properties of Symmetric Lemniscates.
Alexander S Williams*, Texas Tech University
Roger W Barnard, Texas Tech University
Alexander Yu Solynin, Texas Tech Univserity
(105130223) 
10:00 a.m.
Zero of Generalized Cesàro Averaging Operators: Prelimanary Report.
R Barnard, Texas Tech University
A Swaminathan, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
G L Ornas*, McNeese State University
(105133211)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Special Session on Formations of Singularities in Geometric Flows, IV
A235, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
MariaCristina Caputo, University of Texas at Austin caputo@math.utexas.edu
Natasa Sesum, University of Pennsylvania

9:00 a.m.
Conformal Deformations of Singular Metrics To Constant Scalar Curvature: The Negative Curvature Case.
Thalia D. Jeffres*, Wichita State University
Julie M. Rowlett, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics
(105153123) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion 
11:00 a.m.
Ricci YangMills solitons on nilpotent Lie groups.
Andrea N Young*, University of Arizona
Michael Jablonksi, University of Oklahoma
(105153231) 
11:30 a.m.
Regularity of optimal transport maps and applications to the geometry of the cut locus.
Alessio Figalli*, University of Texas at Austin
(10513544)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Topology of Continua, IV
A207, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
David Ryden, Baylor University david_ryden@baylor.edu
Chris Mouron, Rhodes College mouronc@rhodes.edu
Sergio Macias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico sergiom@matem.unam.mx

9:00 a.m.
Homeomorphisms of the PseudoArc.
Wayne Lewis*, Texas Tech University
(105154109) 
9:30 a.m.
The Cartesian product of the pseudoarc and a pseudosolenoid is factorwise rigid.
Kevin B. Gammon*, Troy University
(105154149) 
10:00 a.m.
Some interesting things about continua.
James T Rogers*, Tulane University
(105154262) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Analysis and Applications, IV
A236, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Ian A. Gravagne, Baylor University Ian_Gravagne@baylor.edu
Robert J. Marks, Baylor University Robert_Marks@baylor.edu

9:00 a.m.
Some Basic Properties of the Laplace Transform on Time Scales.
Chris Ahrendt*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105139169) 
9:30 a.m.
Positive Solutions to a Singular Second Order Boundary Value Problem.
Lynn Erbe, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Allan Peterson, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Jacob Weiss*, University of Nebraska  Kearney
(105134107) 
10:00 a.m.
Coupled Conditions for Asymptotic Equivalence on Time Scales.
Dylan R Poulsen*, University of Puget Sound
(105134244) 
10:30 a.m.
A Time Scale Model for Interacting Transgenic and Wild Mosquito Populations.
Billy Jackson*, University of Northern Colorado
Joan Hoffacker, Clemson University
(105139112) 
11:00 a.m.
When to Spray: A Time Scale Calculus Approach to Controlling the Impact of West Nile Virus.
Jo Hoffacker*, Clemson University
(105192172)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra: Module and Ideal Theory, IV
B114, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University lars.w.christensen@ttu.edu
Louiza Fouli, University of Texas at Austin lfouli@math.utexas.edu
David Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington djorgens@uta.edu

9:00 a.m.
BrauerThrall II for onedimensional local rings.
Ryan Karr, Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University
Roger Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105113119) 
9:30 a.m.
Relative multiplicities of graded algebras.
Javid Validashti*, The University of Kansas
(105113215) 
10:00 a.m.
Arithmetic Rank of Unmixed Bipartite Edge Ideals.
Manoj Kummini*, Purdue University
(10511371) 
10:30 a.m.
Vanishing of Ext and Reflexivity.
Anders J. Frankild, University of Copenhagen
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Amelia Taylor*, Colorado College
(105113233) 
11:00 a.m.
On structure of Hom(M,N).
Hai Long Dao*, University of Kansas
(10511332) 
11:30 a.m.
A Class of Hilbert Series and the Strong Lefschetz Property.
Melissa Lindsey*, Purdue University
(105113217) 
12:00 p.m.
Operations on mprimary ideals in rings of characteristic p.
Janet C. Vassilev*, University of New Mexico
(105113139)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:30 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applicable Algebraic Geometry, IV
B105, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Luis David GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University lgarcia@shsu.edu
Frank Sotille, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu

9:30 a.m.
Chamber Cones and Faster Real Solution Counting.
J. Maurice Rojas*, Texas A&M University
(10511481) 
10:00 a.m.
Experimentation at the Frontiers of Reality in Schubert Calculus.
Chris Hillar, MSRI
Luis GarcíaPuente, SHSU
Abraham Martín del Campo, TAMU
James Ruffo, SUNY Oneonta
Stephen L. Johnson, TAMU
Zach Teitler*, TAMU
Frank Sottile, TAMU
(10511450) 
10:30 a.m.
Descartes' Rule is Exact!
Martin Eugenio Avendano*, Texas A&M University
(105100209) 
11:00 a.m.
KhovanskiiRolle continuation for real solutions of polynomial systems.
Dan Bates*, Colorado State University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M
(105114133) 
11:30 a.m.
Numerical Algebraic Geometry for Macaulay 2.
Anton Leykin*, Georgia Tech
(105114198) 
12:00 p.m.
Numerical computation of the Jordan Canonical Form of a matrix via algebraic geometry.
Chris Peterson*, Colorado State University
(105114210)

9:30 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Applications, III
C124, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Deepak Naidu, Texas A & M University dnaidu@math.tamu.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A & M University rowell@math.tamu.edu

9:30 a.m.
Small fusion categories and subfactors I.
Noah Snyder*, Columbia University
Scott Morrison, U.C. Berkeley
(105118176) 
10:00 a.m.
Small fusion categories and subfactors II.
Scott Morrison*, UC Berkeley, Miller Institute
Noah Snyder, Columbia University
(105118174) 
10:30 a.m.
On some gauge invariants of Hopf algebras.
Yevgenia Kashina, Depaul University
Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
SiuHung Ng*, Iowa State University
(105116271) 
11:00 a.m.
Quantum information flow in Braided Categorical Quantum Mechanics.
Spencer Stirling*, University of Utah
(105118268) 
11:30 a.m.
Problem Session

9:30 a.m.

Sunday October 18, 2009, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, IV
C206, Baylor Sciences Bldg
Organizers:
Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas at Austin natasa@math.utexas.edu
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tzirakis@math.uiuc.edu

10:00 a.m.
Dispersive estimates for the linearized Quartic KdV equation and applications.
Jeremy L Marzuola*, Columbia University
Herbert Koch, Bonn University
(105135117) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Regularization Mechanism for the Periodic Kortewegde Vries Equation.
Anatoli Babin, The University of California, Irvine
Alexei Ilyin, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics
Edriss S. Titi*, The Weizmann Institute of Science & The University of California  Irvine
(10513564) 
11:00 a.m.
Exponential decay of dispersion management solitons.
Dirk Hundertmark*, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Condensed Matter Theory, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105135250) 
11:30 a.m.
Existence of Maximizers for the Wave Strichartz Inequalities.
Aynur Bulut*, University of Texas at Asutin
(105135235) 
12:00 p.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.