AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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
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