AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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2011 Spring Central Section Meeting
Iowa City, IA, March 1820, 2011 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1069
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday March 18, 2011

Friday March 18, 2011, 12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Room 243, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom 
Friday March 18, 2011, 12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer to Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom 
Friday March 18, 2011, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Gaps in dimer systems and beyond
Room 243, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom
Mihai Ciucu*, Indiana University
(10690501) 
Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics I
Rm 345 Northwestern, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Mihai Ciucu, Indiana University mciucu@indiana.edu

2:30 p.m.
A finiteness theorem for $W$graphs.
John R Stembridge*, University of Michigan
(10690573) 
3:30 p.m.
Cyclic sieving for generalised noncrossing partitions associated to complex reflection groups.
Christian Krattenthaler*, Universität Wien
Thomas W. Muller, Queen Mary, University of London
(10690579)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic KTheory and Homotopy Theory I
Rm 110, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Teena Gerhardt, Michigan State University teena@math.msu.edu
Daniel Ramras, New Mexico State University

2:30 p.m.
Topological modular forms with level 3 structure.
Tyler D. Lawson*, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(106955224) 
3:30 p.m.
The Algebraic Ktheory of Formal Power Series.
Ayelet Lindenstrauss*, Indiana University
Randy McCarthy, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10691934)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic and Algebraic Number Theory I
Rm 337 Penn State, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Ling Long, Iowa State University linglong@iastate.edu
Yangbo Ye, University of Iowa yey@iowa.uiowa.edu

2:30 p.m.
Special Values of Lfunctions attached to Hilbert Modular Forms.
A. Raghuram, Oklahoma State University
Naomi Tanabe*, Oklahoma State University
(106911126) 
3:00 p.m.
Trilinear forms, the triple product $L$function and subconvexity.
Michael C Woodbury*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(106911243) 
3:30 p.m.
Zero Statistics of Automorphic Lfunctions and Cyclic Base Change.
Tim Lee Gillespie*, University of Iowa, Iowa City
(106911132) 
4:00 p.m.
Integrals of automorphic Green functions.
luanlei Zhao*, math department, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(106911284)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory I
Rm 105, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Daniel D. Anderson, University of Iowa dananderson@uiowa.edu
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee Knoxville anderson@math.utk.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the total graph of a commutative ring without the zero element.
David F Anderson, The Univ of Tennesee, Dept of Math, Knoxville, USA
Ayman R Badawi*, American University of Sharjah, Dept of Mathe., Sharjah, UAE
(10691357) 
3:00 p.m.
A universal survival ring of continuous functions which is not a universal lyingover ring, I.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ronald Levy, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(10691392) 
3:30 p.m.
A universal survival ring of continuous functions which is not a universal lyingover ring.
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
Ronald Levy, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
(106913100) 
4:00 p.m.
Nakayama's Lemma for Ext and ascent for module structures.
Ben J. Anderson*, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(106913251)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Commutative Algebra and Applications I
Rm 346 Indiana, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
David Anderson, University of Washington dandersn@math.washington.edu
Julianna Tymoczko, University of Iowa tymoczko@math.uiowa.edu

2:30 p.m.
Patch ideals and Peterson varieties.
Erik Insko, University of Iowa
Alexander Yong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106914106) 
3:30 p.m.
Paving Peterson varieties by affines in all Lie types.
Erik A Insko*, University of Iowa
Julianna Tymoczko, University of Iowa
(106914230) 
4:00 p.m.
Commutative algebra meets an object from geometric representation theory.
Aba Mbirika*, Bowdoin College
(106905193)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory I
Rm 348 Illinois, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Maria Axenovich, Iowa State University axenovic@iastate.edu
Lale Ozkahya, Iowa State University
Michael Young, Iowa State University

2:30 p.m.
Strong HananiTutte for xmonotone graphs.
Radoslav Fulek, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Michael J Pelsmajer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Marcus Schaefer, DePaul University
Daniel Stefankovic, University of Rochester
(10690554) 
3:00 p.m.
On the RamseyTurán Numbers of Graphs and Hypergraphs.
John Lenz*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(10690591) 
3:30 p.m.
Listcoloring planar graphs from lists of different sizes.
Michelle A. Lastrina*, Iowa State University
(106905121) 
4:00 p.m.
Unimodality of the independent set sequence of a graph.
David Galvin*, University of Notre Dame
(10690568)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation in Contact Mechanics I
Rm 210, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Weimin Han, University of Iowa whan@math.uiowa.edu
Mircea Sofonea, University of Perpignan sofonea@univperp.fr

2:30 p.m.
Recent Results on Dynamic Contact of a Gao Beam.
Meir Shillor*, Oakland University, Michigan
(106974140) 
3:00 p.m.
A contact problem for a Gao beam with a crack.
Kenneth L. Kuttler*, Brigham Young University
Purcell, Oakland University
Shillor, Oakland University
(10697484) 
3:30 p.m.
Vibrations of a Gao beam with two stops.
Jeongho Ahn*, Arkansas State University
(106965220) 
4:00 p.m.
Dynamic contact problems for von Kármán and ReissnerMindlin plates.
Igor Bock*, Department of Mathematics FEI, Slovak University of Technology Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Jiri Jarusek, Mathematical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
(106935178)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing I
Rm 213, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Kendall E. Atkinson, University of Iowa
Bruce P. Ayati, University of Iowa
Weimin Han, University of Iowa
Laurent O. Jay, University of Iowa ljay@math.uiowa.edu
Suely Oliveira, University of Iowa
David Stewart, University of Iowa

2:30 p.m.
Integrating Oscillatory Functions in MATLAB.
Lawrence F Shampine*, Math. Dept., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275
(10696507) 
3:00 p.m.
Numerical solutions and simulations for the analysis of mathematical models of cancer growth.
Barbara ZubikKowal*, Department of Mathematics, Boise State University
(10696539) 
3:30 p.m.
MultiDimensional Stability of Traveling Waves for Spatially Discrete Bistable ReactionDiffusion Equations.
Erik S Van Vleck*, University of Kansas
(10696538) 
4:00 p.m.
A DivergenceFree Finite Element Method for a FluidStructure PDE Interaction.
George Avalos*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(106935226)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Evolution Equations I
Rm 218, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Yinbin Deng, Central China Normal University ybdeng@mail.ccnu.edu.cn
Yong Yu, University of Iowa yongyu@uiowa.edu
Yi Li, University of Iowa yili@uiowa.edu
Shuangjie Peng, Central China Normal University sjpeng@mail.ccnu.edu.cn

2:30 p.m.
Ansatz solutions to a problem of mean curvature and Newtonian potential.
Xiaofeng Ren*, George Washington University
(106935319) 
3:00 p.m.
Gamma Convergence of MCSH theory.
Yong YU*, University of Iowa
(106935359) 
3:30 p.m.
Multiplicity of solutions for the plasma problem in two dimensions.
Daomin Cao, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, P.R. China
Shuangjie Peng*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central China Normal University, P.R.China
Shusen Yan, School of Mathematics,Statistics and Computer Sciences,The University of New England
(10693596)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Algebras I
Rm 343 Ohio State, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@divms.uiowa.edu
Calin Chindris, University of Missouri chindrisc@missouri.edu

2:30 p.m.
Endotrivial modules for finite group schemes.
Jon F. Carlson*, University of Georgia
Dan Nakano, University of Georgia
(106920144) 
3:00 p.m.
Suspended simples and projective resolutions.
Alex Martsinkovsky*, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
(106916102) 
3:30 p.m.
The derived category of an algebra with radical squared zero.
Shiping Liu*, The University of Sherbrooke
(10691651) 
4:00 p.m.
Complexity as a homological invariant.
Tom Howard*, UC Santa Barbara
(106918252)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes with Applications to Mathematical Finance I
Rm 205, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology cialenco@iit.edu
José E. FigueroaLópez, Purdue University

2:30 p.m.
Modeling weak anticipations in a financial market.
Fabrice Baudoin*, Purdue University
(106960113) 
3:30 p.m.
Harmonic Functions on Walsh's Brownian Motion.
Kristin E Jehring*, Saint Mary's College
(106960122) 
4:00 p.m.
New Dynamic Performance Measures.
Zhao Zhang*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Tomasz Bielecki, Illinois Institute of Technology
Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology
(106960254)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Problems in Molecular Biology I
Rm 335 Iowa, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Isabel K. Darcy, University of Iowa idarcy@math.uiowa.edu
Stephen D. Levene, University of Texas at Dallas
Jonathan Simon, University of Iowa

2:30 p.m.
The Classification of Rational Subtangle Replacements, with Applications to Complex Nucleoprotein Assemblies.
Dorothy Buck*, Imperial College London
Kenneth L. Baker, University of Miami
(106957274) 
3:00 p.m.
Rational Subtangle Replacements between Rational Tangles.
Kenneth L. Baker*, University of Miami
Dorothy Buck, Imperial College London
(106957275) 
3:30 p.m.
The nullification number for knots and links.
Anthony G Montemayor*, Dept. of Math. and Comp. Sci., WKU
Claus Ernst, Dept. of Math. and Comp. Sci., WKU
(106992324) 
4:00 p.m.
DNA unlinking by Xer recombination.
Mariel Vazquez*, Math Department, San Francisco State University
(106992356)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order I
Rm 113, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
John Snow, Concordia University John.Snow@cune.edu
Jeremy Alm, Illinois College
Clifford Bergman, Iowa State University
Kristi Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College

2:30 p.m.
Do all the Ramsey algebras exist?
Roger D. Maddux*, Iowa State University
(10690629) 
3:00 p.m.
Abelian Quasi Ordered Groups.
Elijah James Stines*, Iowa state University
(10690644) 
3:30 p.m.
Manysorted and singlesorted algebras.
Anna Mucha, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology
Anna Romanowska, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology
Jonathan D.H. Smith*, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
(10690830) 
4:00 p.m.
Lyndon's Algebra: a study of equational complexity and the finite algebra membership problem.
Marcel G. Jackson, LaTrobe University
George F Mcnulty*, University of South Carolina
(106908288)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Thin Position I
Rm 114, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Maggie Tomova, University of Iowa mtomova@math.uiowa.edu

3:00 p.m.
Thin position for graphs in 3manifolds.
Scott A Taylor*, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, University of Iowa
(10695748) 
3:30 p.m.
Tunnel One, Fibered Links.
Matt Rathbun*, Michigan State University
(106957336) 
4:00 p.m.
Classifying primitive/Seifert knots.
John Berge, Independent
Brandy Guntel*, The University of Texas at Austin
Sungmo Kang, UQAM
(106957228)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2011, 4:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Open and Closed GromovWitten Invariants of Toric CalabiYau 3Folds
Room 243, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom
ChiuChu Liu*, Columbia University
(10691404) 
Friday March 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Poster Session
Lucas / Dodge Room, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg

6:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.
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