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2012 Spring Central Section Meeting
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
March 30  April 1, 2012 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1081
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday March 30, 2012

Friday March 30, 2012, 2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Room 4021, Wescoe Hall

Friday March 30, 2012, 2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Outside Room 4011, Wescoe Hall

Friday March 30, 2012, 2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Welcome.
Room 3931, Wescoe Hall
Complexity of surface homeomorphisms.
Room 3931, Wescoe Hall
Christopher J. Leininger*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Benson Farb, University of Chicago
Dan Margalit, Georgia Instittute of Technology
(10815702)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, I
Room 4023, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Yasuyuki Kachi, University of Kansas
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ku.edu
Sarang Sane, University of Kansas

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis, Geometry and Probability, I
Room 4007, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University pietro@math.ksu.edu
Hrant Hakobyan, Kansas State University

4:00 p.m.
Quasisymmetric graphs and Zygmund functions.
Leonid V Kovalev*, Syracuse University
Jani Onninen, Syracuse University
(10813091)

4:30 p.m.
Uniformization of rectifiable surfaces.
Kai Rajala*, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
(10813090)

5:00 p.m.
Geometric properties of Schur class mappings of the unit ball in $\mathbb C^n$.
Michael Jury*, University of Florida
(108132317)

5:30 p.m.
Parabolic dynamics in the disk and in the ball.
Olena Ostapyuk*, University of Northern Iowa
(108130335)

6:00 p.m.
Nonuniqueness of convex bodies with prescribed volumes of sections and projections.
Dmitry Ryabogin*, Kent State University
(10815215)

6:30 p.m.
Energy minimal diffeomorphisms: existence and nonexistence.
Tadeusz Iwaniec, Syracuse University
NginTee Koh, Ohio University
Leonid V. Kovalev, Syracuse University
Jani Onninen*, Syracuse University
(108130383)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Nonlinear Waves, I
Room 4041, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Mat Johnson, University of Kansas matjohn@math.ku.edu
Myunghyun Oh, University of Kansas

4:00 p.m.
Refined Stability of Combustion Waves.
Gregory D Lyng*, University of Wyoming
(108135362)

4:30 p.m.
Fronts in a model for gasless combustion with heat loss.
Anna R Ghazaryan*, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Stephen Schecter, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Peter Simon, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
(10813537)

5:00 p.m.
Various families of traveling wave solutions of GrayScott model.
Vahagn Manukian*, Miami University Hamilton
(108135241)

5:30 p.m.
Traveling waves in reactiondiffusion equations coupled to a conservation law.
Alin Pogan*, Indiana University
(108135354)

6:00 p.m.
Nonlinear stability of defects.
Bjorn Sandstede*, Brown University
(10813520)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Representation Theory, I
Room 4033, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Zhiwei Yun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, I
Room 4035, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent IV, University of WisconsinMadison
Christopher J. Leininger, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign clein@math.uiuc.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 4002, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas torres@math.ku.edu

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Several Complex Variables, I
Room 4001, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jennifer Halfpap, University of Montana
Phil Harrington, University of Arkansas psharrin@uark.edu

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, I
Room 4071, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Heather A. Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu
Aaron Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago

4:00 p.m.
Projective Representations of Mapping Classes of Surfaces coming from the Kauffman bracket.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Michael Fitzpatrick, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBrtoszynska, The National Science Foundation
(10815706)

5:00 p.m.
Computing 4move invariants.
Robert Todd*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(10815764)

5:30 p.m.
An invariant for handlebodytangles.
Carmen Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(10815792)

6:00 p.m.
On torsion in the Khovanov homology of knots.
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(108157401)

6:30 p.m.
Khovanov homology for knotted webs.
David A Clark*, RandolphMacon College
Scott Morrison, UC Berkeley
Kevin Walker, Microsoft Station Q
(108157360)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Statistics, I
Room 4012, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zsolt Talata, University of Kansas talata@math.ku.edu

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, I
Room 4076, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo CastanoBernard, Kansas State University rcastano@math.ksu.edu
Paul Horja, Oklahoma State University
Zheng Hua, Kansas State University
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Applications, I
Room 4043, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas evanvleck@math.ku.edu

4:00 p.m.
Degeneracy, Complexity, and Robustness of Biosystems.
Yingfei Yi*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108137127)

4:30 p.m.
Global Dynamics of a PlantHerbivore Model with ToxinDetermined Functional Response.
Wenzhang Huang*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University
(108134204)

5:00 p.m.
Concerning the uniform of a structural acoustic PDE model.
George Avalos*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108135220)

5:30 p.m.
On the relationship of continuous and discrete models in systems biology.
Alan VelizCuba*, University of NebraskaLincoln
J. Arthur, North Carolina State University
L. Hochstetler, Asbury University
V. Klomps, Northwestern College
E. Korpi, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
(10813411)

6:00 p.m.
A Circuit Model of Neuron.
Bo Deng*, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108192165)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, I
Room 4051, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas huang@math.ku.edu
Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
Honggou Xu, University of Kansas

4:00 p.m.
Error estimates for Gaussian beam superpositions.
Hailiang Liu*, Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics, Ames, IA 500102064, USA.
Olog Runborg, KTH, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Nicolay M. Tanushev, The University of Texas at Austin
(108165348)

4:30 p.m.
A local discontinuous Galerkin method for the secondorder wave equation.
Mahboub Baccouch*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(108165326)

5:00 p.m.
A Local Discontinuous Galerkin method for HamiltonJacobi Equations.
Jue Yan*, Iowa State University
(10816514)

5:30 p.m.
Alternating evolution schemes for HamiltonJacobi equations.
Michael James Pollack*, Iowa State University
(108165325)

6:00 p.m.
Simulations of Discontinuous Shallow Water flows by Weighted Essential Nonoscillatory Schemes.
C. Lu*, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
(108176125)

6:30 p.m.
An $h$adaptive RKDG method with different troubledcell indicators for hyperbolic conservation laws.
Hongqiang Zhu, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Jianxian Qiu*, Xiamen University
(108165104)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 4040, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Milena Stanislavova, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas stefanov@math.ku.edu

4:00 p.m.
On the Cauchy problem of the CH and DP equations.
Alex A. Himonas*, University of Notre Dame
Curtis Holliman, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10813561)

4:30 p.m.
An Improved Local Wellposedness Result for the Periodic "Good" Boussinesq Equation.
Seungly Oh*, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas
(10813547)

5:00 p.m.
On the nonlocal symmetries of the $\mu$CamassaHolm equation.
Ognyan Borisov Christov*, Sofia University, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgaria
(108135215)

5:30 p.m.
Stability and the Synchronization Phase transition in the Kuramoto model.
Jared C Bronski*, University of Illinois
Lee DeVille, University of Illinois
Moon Jip Park, University of Illinois
(108135264)

6:00 p.m.
The cauchy problem for strongly dispersive twodimensional surface waves.
Felipe Linares, Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA)
Didier Pilod*, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
JeanClaude Saut, Université ParisSud
(10813544)

6:30 p.m.
Equivariant Schroedinger Maps in 2D with large data.
Ioan Bejenaru*, Univ of Chicago
A Ionescu, Princeton
C Kenig, Univ of Chicago
D Tataru, UC Berkeley
(108135258)

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 4020, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, I
Room 4008, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jin Feng, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
David Hualart, University of Kansas nualart@math.ku.edu

Friday March 30, 2012, 4:30 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, I
Room 4019, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas hdao@math.ku.edu
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas
Saturday March 31, 2012

Saturday March 31, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Room 4021, Wescoe Hall

Saturday March 31, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Outside Room 4011, Wescoe Hall

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, II
Room 4023, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Yasuyuki Kachi, University of Kansas
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ku.edu
Sarang Sane, University of Kansas

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, I
Room 4025, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University chris@math.okstate.edu
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis, Geometry and Probability, II
Room 4007, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University pietro@math.ksu.edu
Hrant Hakobyan, Kansas State University

8:00 a.m.
On the logarithm of the minimizing integrand for certain variational problems in two dimensions.
Murat Akman*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506
John L Lewis, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506
Andrew Vogel, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244
(10813566)

8:30 a.m.
Ghosts of the Mapping Class Group.
Oleg Ivrii*, Harvard University
(10813757)

9:00 a.m.
Quasiconfomal geometry of slit carpets.
Hrant Hakobyan*, Kansas State University
(10813083)

9:30 a.m.
Pursuitevasion and timedependent gradient flow in singular spaces.
Chanyoung Jun*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(10815326)

10:00 a.m.
Geometric properties of the SchrammLoewner Evolution.
Brent M. Werness*, University of Chicago
(108160380)

10:30 a.m.
p Harmonic Measure Revisited.
John L Lewis*, University of Kentucky
(10813049)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative and Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 4034, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Margaret Bayer, University of Kansas
Joseph P. Kung, University of North Texas
Svetlana Poznanovik, Georgia Institute of Technology
Catherine Yan, Texas A&M University cyan@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Noncontractibility of the coset lattice of a finite group.
John Shareshian, Washington University in St. Louis
Russ Woodroofe*, Washington University in St. Louis
(108105350)

8:30 a.m.
Complexes of Signed Graphs and Decision Trees.
Jacob A White*, Arizona State University
(108105253)

9:00 a.m.
The Coloring Complex of a Hypergraph.
Sarah Crown Rundell*, Denison University
(10810508)

9:30 a.m.
Cuts and flows in cell complexes, I: Topology and vector space bases.
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Caroline Klivans, Brown University
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
(108105297)

10:00 a.m.
Cuts and flows in cell complexes, II: Lattices and critical groups.
Art M Duval, University of Texas, El Paso
Caroline J Klivans, Brown University
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
(108105296)

10:30 a.m.
Peaks and the cdindex.
Samuel K. Hsiao*, Bard College
(10810578)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Representation Theory, II
Room 4033, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Zhiwei Yun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Geometric representation theory of Nakajima quiver varieties.
Sachin Gautam*, Columbia University
Valerio Toledano Laredo, Northeastern University
(108117213)

8:30 a.m.
Rank 2 symmetric hyperbolic KacMoody algebras and Hilbert modular forms.
Henry H. Kim, University of Toronto
KyuHwan Lee*, University of Connecticut
(108117185)

9:00 a.m.
LubinTate tower and the local Langlands correspondence.
Mitya Boyarchenko*, University of Michigan
Jared Weinstein, Boston University
(10812085)

9:30 a.m.
Character sheaves of $GL_n(k[t]/(t^2))$.
Zhaobing Fan*, Kansas State University
(108120188)

10:00 a.m.
On quantum GL(n).
Yiqiang Li*, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
(10811681)

10:30 a.m.
The Categorical Weil Representation and the Sign Problem.
Shamgar Gurevich*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Ronny Hadani, University of Texas  Austin
(108122233)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 4002, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas torres@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Transference of Weak Type Bounds of Multiparameter Ergodic and Geometric Maximal Operators.
Paul Hagelstein*, Baylor University
(10814277)

8:30 a.m.
Equivalent definitions of Muckenhoupt and Reverse Holder classes of weights via summation conditions.
Oleksandra V Beznosova*, Baylor University
(108143234)

9:00 a.m.
Two Weight Inequality for the Hilbert Transform: A Real Variable Characterization.
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eric T. Sawyer, McMaster University
ChunYen Shen, McMaster University
Ignacio UriarteTuero*, Michigan State University
(108142313)

9:30 a.m.
Sharp weighted estimates with weights for maximal singular CalderónZygmund Singular Operators with no condition on the weight.
Carlos Perez*, University of Seville
(108142278)

10:00 a.m.
Off diagonal estimates and Riesz transforms for weighted elliptic operators.
David CruzUribe SFO, Trinity College
José María Martell, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Cristian Rios*, University of Calgary
(108135290)

10:30 a.m.
Regularity of solutions to degenerate $p$Laplacian equations.
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
Kabe Moen*, University of Alabama
Virginia Naibo, Kansas State University
(108135260)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Several Complex Variables, II
Room 4001, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jennifer Halfpap, University of Montana
Phil Harrington, University of Arkansas psharrin@uark.edu

8:00 a.m.
The range of the CauchyRiemann operator in complex manifolds and duality between harmonic and Bergman spaces.
MeiChi Shaw*, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
(108132111)

9:00 a.m.
L2dbar cohomology groups of some singular complex spaces.
Nils Ovrelid, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo
Sophia Vassiliadou*, Department of Mathematics, Georgetown University
(108132268)

9:30 a.m.
Covering mappings and the Bergman kernel.
Siqi Fu*, Rutgers UniversityCamden
(108132230)

10:00 a.m.
The $\overline{\partial}$equation on the Hartogs Triangle.
Debraj Chakrabarti*, TIFR Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore
(10813268)

10:30 a.m.
Compactness of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann Operator and Commutator Operator on forms.
Mehmet Çel\.ik*, University of North Texas at Dallas
Sönmez Şahutoğlu, University of Toledo
(108132197)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, II
Room 4071, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Heather A. Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu
Aaron Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Proof of a stronger version of the AJ conjecture for torus knots.
Anh T Tran*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10815740)

8:30 a.m.
Satellites of Legendrian knots and representations of the ChekanovEliashberg algebra.
Lenhard Ng, Duke University
Dan Rutherford*, University of Arkansas
(108157112)

9:00 a.m.
A categorification of the Tutte polynomial.
Moshe Cohen, BarIlan University
Adam Lowrance*, University of Iowa
(10815775)

9:30 a.m.
Vassiliev Invariants of Virtual Legendrian Knots.
Patricia Cahn*, Dartmouth College
Asa Levi, Dartmouth College
(108157191)

10:00 a.m.
Virtual 2knots and 2links.
Jonathan Schneider*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108157189)

10:30 a.m.
FiniteType Invariants of Classical and Virtual Knots.
Lena Folwaczny*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(108154256)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Ion Channels: Life's Transistors, I
Room 4045, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Bob Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center at Chicago
Chun Liu, Penn State University
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas wliu@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics of Ion Channels: Life's Transistors.
Bob Eisenberg*, Molecular Biophysics, Rush University, Chicago IL USA
(10819227)

9:00 a.m.
A conservative finite difference method for PNP equations.
Xiaofan Li*, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Allen Flavell, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Bob Eisenberg, Dept of Mol Biophys and Physiology, Rush Medical Center
Chun Liu, Dept of Math, Penn State University
(108165145)

10:00 a.m.
Multiple solutions of PoissonNernstPlanck systems for ion channels.
Mingji Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, the University of Kansas
Weishi Liu, Department of Mathematics University of Kansas
(108137168)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, II
Room 4076, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo CastanoBernard, Kansas State University rcastano@math.ksu.edu
Paul Horja, Oklahoma State University
Zheng Hua, Kansas State University
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Applications, II
Room 4043, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas evanvleck@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Concatenated Traveling Waves.
XiaoBiao Lin, North Carolina State University
Stephen Schecter*, North Carolina State University
(108135355)

8:30 a.m.
Entire Solutions of a Lattice Differential Equation over an Inhomogeneous Medium.
Maila Brucal Hallare*, University of Kansas
(108137377)

9:00 a.m.
Negative Diffusion in High Dimensional Lattice Systems  Travelling Waves.
Hermen Jan Hupkes*, University of Missouri  Columbia
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
(108137269)

9:30 a.m.
Systems of Neutral Equation of Mixed Type.
Charles Lamb*, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
(108137368)

10:00 a.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions of Spatially Periodic Nonlocal Monostable Equations.
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
Aijun Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
(10813741)

10:30 a.m.
Stability of Periodic Wave Trains in a KuramotoSivashinsky Equation.
Mat Johnson*, University of Kansas
(108135222)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, II
Room 4051, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas huang@math.ku.edu
Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
Honggou Xu, University of Kansas

8:00 a.m.
Low order methods for constrained systems in mechanics.
Laurent O Jay*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Iowa.
(108165107)

8:30 a.m.
A Perturbation Theory for Lyapunov Exponents for Sequences of Operators on a Hilbert Space and Techniques for Approximation of Global Lyapunov Exponents.
Mohamed Badawy*, University of Kansas
Erik S. Van Vleck, University of Kansas
(108165364)

9:00 a.m.
Entropy/energy stable schemes for evolutionary dispersal equations.
Hailiang Liu, Iowa State University
Hui Yu*, Iowa State University
(108165399)

9:30 a.m.
Convergence Analysis of a Finite Difference Scheme for the Gradient Flow associated with the ROF Model.
MingJun Lai, the University of Georgia
Jingyue Wang*, the University of Kansas
Qianying Hong, the University of Georgia
(108165210)

10:00 a.m.
Recent numerical results on the surface quasigeostrophic equation.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(108165200)

10:30 a.m.
A unified FETIDP approach for incompressible Stokes equations.
Xuemin Tu*, University of Kansas
Jing Li, Kent State University
(10816569)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 4040, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Milena Stanislavova, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas stefanov@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
The surface quasigeostrophic equation and its generalizations.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(108135198)

8:30 a.m.
Large data solutions of 3D incompressible NavierStokes equations.
Walter M Rusin*, University of Southern California
(108135349)

9:00 a.m.
Energy decay of weak solutions of the NavierStokes equations and related fluid equations in the whole space.
Ning Ju*, Oklahoma State University
(108135322)

9:30 a.m.
Global Bifurcations and Stability of Bound States in Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations.
EduardWilhelm Kirr*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Vivek Natarajan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108135172)

10:00 a.m.
On formation of a locally selfsimilar collapse in the incompressible Euler equations.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dongho Chae, ChungAng University, Korea
(108135267)

10:30 a.m.
Estimates for the Wave Equation with a Rough Potential.
Marius Beceanu, Rutgers University
Michael Goldberg*, University of Cincinnati
(10813573)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 4020, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University

8:00 a.m.
Classifying singularities up to analytic extensions.
Hans Schoutens*, City University of New York (CUNY)
(10811350)

8:30 a.m.
Splice quotients of the form $z^n=f(x,y)$.
Elizabeth A. Sell*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(108114218)

9:00 a.m.
Finitistic extension degree.
Kosmas Diveris*, Syracuse University
(108116351)

9:30 a.m.
A local ring has only finitely many semidualizing modules up to isomorphism.
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
Saeed Nasseh, North Dakota State University
(108113221)

10:00 a.m.
Computing KhovanovRozansky homology.
Daniel Murfet*, UCLA
(108114275)

10:30 a.m.
Duality for Koszul Homology over Gorenstein Rings.
Claudia Miller*, Syracuse University
Hamid Rahmati, Syracuse University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
(108113381)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, II
Room 4008, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jin Feng, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
David Hualart, University of Kansas nualart@math.ku.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 4019, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas hdao@math.ku.edu
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas

8:30 a.m.
The evaluation map in local algebra.
Luchezar L Avramov, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Srikanth B Iyengar*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(108113235)

9:00 a.m.
Surprising shapes of free resolutions.
Christine Berkesch*, Duke University
Daniel Erman, University of Michigan
Manoj Kummini, Chennai Mathematical Institute
Steven V Sam, MIT
(108113249)

9:30 a.m.
$F$purity of binomial hypersurfaces.
Daniel J Hernández*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(108113384)

10:00 a.m.
Bounding the HilbertKunz multiplicity of nonregular local rings away from one.
Ian M Aberbach*, University of Missouri
(108113272)

10:30 a.m.
Are Complete Intersections Complete Intersections?
Raymond C. Heitmann*, University of Texas at Austin
David A. Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
(108113187)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Nonlinear Waves, II
Room 4041, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Mat Johnson, University of Kansas matjohn@math.ku.edu
Myunghyun Oh, University of Kansas

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, II
Room 4035, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent IV, University of WisconsinMadison
Christopher J. Leininger, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign clein@math.uiuc.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Sheaves, I
Room 4044, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Alina Marian, Northeastern University a.marian@neu.edu
Dragos Oprea, University of California San Diego

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Statistics, II
Room 4012, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zsolt Talata, University of Kansas talata@math.ku.edu

8:30 a.m.
Bayes Estimation via Filtering Equation for Partiallyobserved Heston Stochastic Volatility Model with Marked Point Process Observations.
Brent Bundick, Boston College
Yong Zeng*, University of Missouri at Kansas City
(108162202)

9:00 a.m.
Bayes Factors for OneWay ANOVA.
Paul L. Speckman*, University of Missouri
Dongchu Sun, University of Missouri
(108162302)

9:30 a.m.
Nonparametric Regression Model with Treestructured Response.
Yuan Wang, Colorado State University
J.S. Marron, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Burcu Aydin, HP Labs
Alim Ladha, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Elizabeth Bullitt, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Haonan Wang*, Colorado State University
(108162255)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Spatial Sampling Design and Wireless Sensor Networks.
Zhengyuan Zhu*, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
(108162144)

10:30 a.m.
Compactly supported covariance matrix models with application to spatial covariance tapering.
Juan Du*, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University
Chunsheng Ma, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, & Physics, Wichita State University
Samuel Seth Demel, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University
(108162299)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, I
Room 4062, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University marianne@math.ksu.edu
David Yetter, Kansas State University

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
Epidemic distance versus effective resistance.
Joshua Ericson*, Kansas State University
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University
Hainan Zhang, Kansas State University
(108100156)

10:00 a.m.
Using Normalization Techniques and Matched Analysis to Determine Differential Gene Expression of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Lauren Beesley*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
XueWen Chen, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kansas
Jun Huan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kansas
(10819263)

10:30 a.m.
Pattern Avoidance in Partial Words.
Shane Scott*, Kansas State University
Francine BlanchetSadri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Andrew Lohr, University of Maryland, College Park
(108105166)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on University Mathematics Education in an Online World, I
Room 4067, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu
Carlos CastilloGarsow, Kansas State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 4037, Wescoe Hall

Saturday March 31, 2012, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Enumerative combinatorics with fillings of polyominoes.
Room 3931, Wescoe Hall
Catherine Yan*, Texas A&M University
(10810504)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 1:25 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Invited Address
Strange duality for K3 and Abelian surfaces.
Room 3931, Wescoe Hall
Alina Marian*, Northeastern University
(10811403)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, III
Room 4023, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Yasuyuki Kachi, University of Kansas
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ku.edu
Sarang Sane, University of Kansas

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, II
Room 4025, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University chris@math.okstate.edu
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis, Geometry and Probability, III
Room 4007, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University pietro@math.ksu.edu
Hrant Hakobyan, Kansas State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Nonlinear Waves, III
Room 4041, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Mat Johnson, University of Kansas matjohn@math.ku.edu
Myunghyun Oh, University of Kansas

2:30 p.m.
Conservation Laws and Perturbations of KP WebSolutions.
Christopher W. Curtis*, University of Colorada
Mark J Ablowitz, University of Colorado
(108135214)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral stability of shock layers in compressible fluid flow.
Blake Barker, Indiana University
Jeffrey Humpherys*, Brigham Young University
Gregory Lyng, University of Wyoming
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
(108135404)

3:30 p.m.
A Numerical Study of Stability of Periodic KuramotoSivashinsky Waves.
Blake Barker*, Indiana University
Mathew Johnson, The University of Kansas
Miguel Rodrigues, University of Lyon
Pascal Noble, University of Lyon
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
(10813532)

4:00 p.m.
Motion of bilayers governed by the functionalized CahnHilliard equation.
Shibin Dai*, Michigan State University
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
(10813538)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative and Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 4034, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Margaret Bayer, University of Kansas
Joseph P. Kung, University of North Texas
Svetlana Poznanovik, Georgia Institute of Technology
Catherine Yan, Texas A&M University cyan@math.tamu.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Representation Theory, III
Room 4033, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Zhiwei Yun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m.
Geometrical Satake for ramified groups.
Xinwen Zhu*, Department of mathematics, Harvard University
(108122321)

3:00 p.m.
Geometric Satake, Springer correspondence, and small representations.
Pramod N. Achar*, Louisiana State University
Anthony Henderson, University of Sydney
Daniel Juteau, Université de Caen BasseNormandie
Simon Riche, Université Blaise Pascal, ClermontFerrand
(108120177)

3:30 p.m.
Koszul duality for affine Lie algebras and rational Cherednik algebras.
P. Shan*, MIT
M. Varagnolo, Université de CergyPontoise
E. Vasserot, Université Paris 7
(108116120)

4:00 p.m.
Koszul Duality and Mixed Hodge Modules.
S. N. Kitchen*, University of Freiburg
(108118336)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, III
Room 4035, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent IV, University of WisconsinMadison
Christopher J. Leininger, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign clein@math.uiuc.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Sheaves, II
Room 4044, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Alina Marian, Northeastern University a.marian@neu.edu
Dragos Oprea, University of California San Diego

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, III
Room 4002, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas torres@math.ku.edu

2:30 p.m.
Bilinear pseudoPoincare inequalities.
Frederic Bernicot, Laboratoire de Mathematiques Jean Leray, Nantes, France.
Diego Maldonado*, Kansas State University
Kabe Moen, University of Alabama
Virginia Naibo, Kansas State University
(108131161)

3:00 p.m.
On the Hörmander classes of bilinear pseudodifferential operators.
Árpad Bényi, Western Washington University
Frédéric Bernicot, Laboratoire de Mathematiques Jean Leray, Nantes, France
Diego Maldonado, Kansas State University
Virginia Naibo*, Kansas State University
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas
(108142128)

3:30 p.m.
Two problems in Harmonic Analysis.
Ciprian Demeter*, Indiana University
(108142320)

4:00 p.m.
A twisted T(1) theorem.
Vjekoslav Kovac, University of Zagreb
Christoph Thiele*, UCLA
(108142312)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Several Complex Variables, III
Room 4001, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jennifer Halfpap, University of Montana
Phil Harrington, University of Arkansas psharrin@uark.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, III
Room 4071, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Heather A. Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu
Aaron Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Statistics, III
Room 4012, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zsolt Talata, University of Kansas talata@math.ku.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Ion Channels: Life's Transistors, II
Room 4045, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Bob Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center at Chicago
Chun Liu, Penn State University
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas wliu@math.ku.edu

2:30 p.m.
Dynamics of a vesicle in viscous fluids.
Shuwang Li*, Applied Math Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Kai Liu, Applied Math Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
(108165173)

3:30 p.m.
Mechanosensing Primary Cilia.
YuanNan Young*, Department of Mathematical Sciences/New Jersey Institute of Technology
Christopher Jacobs, Department of Biomedical Engineering/Columbia University
Matt Downs, Department of Biomedical Engineering/Columbia University
(108192263)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, III
Room 4076, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo CastanoBernard, Kansas State University rcastano@math.ksu.edu
Paul Horja, Oklahoma State University
Zheng Hua, Kansas State University
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Applications, III
Room 4043, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas evanvleck@math.ku.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, III
Room 4051, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas huang@math.ku.edu
Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
Honggou Xu, University of Kansas

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 4040, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Milena Stanislavova, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas stefanov@math.ku.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 4020, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, III
Room 4008, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jin Feng, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
David Hualart, University of Kansas nualart@math.ku.edu

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, III
Room 4019, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas hdao@math.ku.edu
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas

2:30 p.m.
On Efficient Generation of Pullback of $T_{{\mathbb{P}}^n}(1)$.
Sankar P Dutta*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10811319)

3:00 p.m.
Categorified Duality in BoijSöderberg Theory.
David Eisenbud, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Erman*, University of Michigan
(108113240)

3:30 p.m.
Variation of Hilbert Coefficients.
Laura Ghezzi, New York City College of TechnologyCUNY
Shiro Goto, Meiji University, Japan.
Jooyoun Hong*, Southern Connecticut State University
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University
(108113158)

4:00 p.m.
Rings of Frobenius operators.
Anurag K Singh*, University of Utah
(108113164)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, II
Room 4062, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University marianne@math.ksu.edu
David Yetter, Kansas State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on University Mathematics Education in an Online World, II
Room 4067, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu
Carlos CastilloGarsow, Kansas State University

Saturday March 31, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 4037, Wescoe Hall

3:00 p.m.
A note on automatic continuity of Jordan *homomorphisms for locally JB*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(10814609)

3:15 p.m.
On the GelfandMazur type theorem for C*algebras over C$_{\infty }$(Q,C), where Q is a Stonean compact.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY, USA
Roman Kushnir*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, RSA/St.John's University, NY, USA
(10814621)

3:30 p.m.
PositivityPreserving SpaceTime DGFEM for Kinetic Vlasov Models of Plasma.
David Seal*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
James Rossmanith, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(10816523)

3:45 p.m.
Projections of extreme rainfall events using statistical downscaling in Malaysia.
Syafrina Abdul Halim*, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, International Campus Kuala Lumpur
(10819280)

4:00 p.m.
Similarity solutions for shock waves in nonideal magnetogasdynamics.
Ramu Addepalli*, BITS  Pilani, Hyderabad campus, Shameerpet, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh  500078, India
Narasimhulu Dunna, BITS  Pilani, Hyderabad campus, Shameerpet, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh  500078, India
(10817616)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 4:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Studying algebraic varieties through their cohomologyRecent progress in the Langlands program.
Room 3931, Wescoe Hall
Frank Calegari*, Northwestern University
(10811101)

Saturday March 31, 2012, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
University of Kansas Mathematics Department Poster Session
Summerfield Room, Kansas University Alumni Center

Saturday March 31, 2012, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
University of Kansas Mathematics Department Reception
Second Floor, Kansas University Alumni Center
Sunday April 1, 2012

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 4034, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Margaret Bayer, University of Kansas
Joseph P. Kung, University of North Texas
Svetlana Poznanovik, Georgia Institute of Technology
Catherine Yan, Texas A&M University cyan@math.tamu.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Representation Theory, IV
Room 4033, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Zhiwei Yun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, IV
Room 4002, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas torres@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Transference method of the $L^p$ continuity of the LittlewoodPaleyJacobi g function to the to the LittlewoodPaleyHermite and LittlewoodPaleyLaguerre g functions.
Wilfredo O Urbina*, Roosevelt University
Eduard Navas, Universidad Experimental Francisco de Miranda
(108142153)

9:00 a.m.
On Fourier transforms of radial functions and distributions.
Loukas Grafakos*, University of Missouri
Gerald Teschl, University of Vienna
(108142115)

9:30 a.m.
Global Estimates for Kernels of Neumann Series and Green's Functions for Schrödinger operators of Fractional Order.
Michael W Frazier*, University of Tennessee
Fedor Nazarov, Kent State University
Igor E Verbitsky, University of Missouri
(108135186)

10:00 a.m.
A remark on the two dimensional water wave problem with surface tension.
Markus Keel, Department of Mathematics
Shuanglin Shao*, Department of Mathematics
(108135102)

10:30 a.m.
Global behavior of solutions to the focusing nonlinear Schrödinger Equation.
Svetlana Roudenko*, The George Washington University
(108135276)

11:00 a.m.
Interpolation of Gibbs measures with white Noise for Hamiltonian PDEs.
Tadahiro (Choonghong) Oh*, Princeton University
Jeremy Quastel, University of Toronto
Benedek Valko, University of Wisconsin Madison
(10816048)

11:30 a.m.
Initial Value Problem for the quasilinear dispersive PDE.
Timur Akhunov*, University of Calgary
(108135286)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 4001, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jennifer Halfpap, University of Montana
Phil Harrington, University of Arkansas psharrin@uark.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, IV
Room 4071, Wescoe Hall

8:00 a.m.
On a family of extension quandles associated with pointed abelian groups.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
W. Edwin Clark, USF
Mohamed Elhamdadi, USF
Xiangdong Hou, USF
Timothy Yeatman, USF
(108157176)

8:30 a.m.
Quantum Enhancements of Involutory Rack Counting Invariants.
Sam Nelson*, Claremont McKenna College
(10815779)

9:30 a.m.
Parity Biquandles.
Aaron Kaestner*, North Park University
Louis H Kauffman, University of Illinois  Chicago
(10815470)

10:00 a.m.
Every group is a distributive set in a monoid of binary operations.
Gregory T Mezera*, George Washington University
(108155361)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetric group actions on webs.
Heather M. Russell*, University of Southern California
Matthew Housley, BYU
Julianna S. Tymoczko, Smith College
(10815751)

11:00 a.m.
Torsion in one term distributive homology.
Alissa Crans, LMU
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University and UG
Krzysztof Putyra, Columbia University
(108157209)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Ion Channels: Life's Transistors, III
Room 4045, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Bob Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center at Chicago
Chun Liu, Penn State University
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas wliu@math.ku.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, IV
Room 4076, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo CastanoBernard, Kansas State University rcastano@math.ksu.edu
Paul Horja, Oklahoma State University
Zheng Hua, Kansas State University
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Applications, IV
Room 4043, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas evanvleck@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
The phase locked loop, infinitetime averaging and invariant manifolds.
Carmen Chicone*, University of Missouri
Michael Thomas Heitzman, Central Michigan University
(108134130)

8:30 a.m.
Local invariant manifolds in normally elliptic type singular perturbations.
Nan Lu, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Chongchun Zeng*, Georgia Institutte of Technology
(108137146)

9:00 a.m.
Wellposedness Issues in Degenerate Dispersive Equations.
J. Douglas Wright*, Drexel University Department of Mathematics
(108135337)

9:30 a.m.
Approximations of Random Dispersal Operators/Equations by Nonlocal Dispersal Operators/Equations.
Wenxian Shen*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
Xiaoxia Xie, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
(10813598)

10:00 a.m.
Ideal free distribution and evolution of dispersal.
Yuan Lou*, Ohio State University
(10813530)

10:30 a.m.
PDE vs ODE Dynamics.
KingYeung Lam*, Ohio State University
Yuan Lou, Ohio State University and Mathematical Biosciences Institute
WeiMing Ni, University of Minnesota, and East China Normal University, China
(108135157)

11:00 a.m.
Tracking Controllers and Robustness Analysis for UAVs.
Aleksandra Gruszka, Louisiana State University Department of Mathematics
Michael Malisoff*, Louisiana State University Department of Mathematics
Frederic Mazenc, Laboratoire des Signaux et Systemes
(10819328)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, IV
Room 4051, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas huang@math.ku.edu
Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
Honggou Xu, University of Kansas

8:00 a.m.
Weak Galerkin finite element methods for partial differential equations.
Lin Mu, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Junping Wang, NSF
Yanqiu Wang, oklahoma state university
Xiu Ye*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(10816512)

8:30 a.m.
Anisotropic meshes and conditioning of finite element equations.
Lennard Kamenski*, University of Kansas / TU Darmstadt
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas
Hongguo Xu, University of Kansas
(108165274)

9:00 a.m.
Goaloriented local a posteriori error estimators for H(div) leastsquares finite element methods.
JaEun Ku*, Oklahoma State University
(108165147)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling of Multiphase Magnetohydrodynamics in Tokamaks.
Tianshi Lu*, Wichita State University
Patrick Rinker, Wichita State University
(108176367)

10:00 a.m.
Discrete Maximum Principle and Mesh Adaptation for Anisotropic Diffusion Problems.
Xianping Li*, University of Central Arkansas
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas
(108165257)

10:30 a.m.
Radially Projected Finite Elements for Pattern Formation on Spheroidal Surfaces.
Necibe Tuncer*, University of Tulsa
(108135304)

11:00 a.m.
Weak Galerkin method for biharmonic equations.
Yanqiu Wang*, Oklahoma State University
(108165219)

11:30 a.m.
Linearly Implicit Time Integrators for Optimal Control Problems.
Jens P. Lang*, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
(10816546)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 4040, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Milena Stanislavova, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas stefanov@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Linear Stability Analysis for Periodic Traveling Waves of the Boussinesq Equation and the KGZ System.
Milena Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas
S. Hakkaev, Yeditepe University
(108135400)

8:30 a.m.
Stabilization of wave equations with Wentzell boundary conditions.
Marcelo Cavalcanti, University of Maringa, Brazil
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Daniel Toundykov*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108135270)

9:00 a.m.
On Square Root Domains for NonSelfAdjoint Operators Under Additive Perturbations.
Roger Nichols*, University of Missouri
Fritz Gesztesy, University of Missouri
Steve Hofmann, University of Missouri
(108134375)

9:30 a.m.
Breather Stability in KleinGordon Equations.
Zoi Rapti*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108134287)

10:00 a.m.
Shorttime stability of the solar system.
Angel Ivanov Zhivkov*, Sofia University, Bulgaria
(108170159)

10:30 a.m.
Monotone Operator Theory and Applications to PDE's.
Mohammad A. Rammaha*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(108135105)

11:00 a.m.
Blow up of solutions to systems of nonlinear wave equations with supercritical sources and damping.
Yanqiu Guo*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Mohammad A. Rammaha, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108135183)

11:30 a.m.
A shadowing theorem with localization, with applications to heteroclinic cycles and to properties of scaling exponents.
Rafael de la Llave, Georgia Institute of Technology
Nikola P. Petrov*, University of Oklahoma
Arturo Olvera, UNAM
(108137318)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 4020, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University

8:00 a.m.
Jacobian discrepancies and rational singularities.
Tommaso de Fernex, University of Utah
Roi Docampo*, Univerisy of Utah
(108114308)

8:30 a.m.
An algebraic extension of the LêSaito Theorem.
Mathias Schulze*, Oklahoma State University
(108114114)

9:00 a.m.
Bertini theorems for $F$singularities.
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University
Wenliang Zhang*, University of Michigan
(108113342)

9:30 a.m.
Characteristic classes of Hilbert schemes of points via symmetric products.
Laurentiu Maxim*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108114129)

10:00 a.m.
Variation of geometric invariant theory quotients and semiorthogonal decompositions of derived categories.
Matthew R Ballard*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
David Favero, University of Vienna
Ludmil Katzarkov, University of Vienna and University of Miami
(108114329)

10:30 a.m.
Squarefree monomial ideals of linear type.
Louiza Fouli*, New Mexico State University
KueiNuan Lin, University of California, Riverside
(108113386)

11:00 a.m.
Divisorial models of nonQGorenstein varieties.
Stefano Urbinati*, University of Utah
(108114242)

11:30 a.m.
Noncommutative desingularization of determinantal varieties.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto Scarborough
Graham J Leuschke*, Syracuse University
Michel Van den Bergh, FWO
(108114247)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, IV
Room 4008, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jin Feng, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
David Hualart, University of Kansas nualart@math.ku.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, IV
Room 4023, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Yasuyuki Kachi, University of Kansas
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ku.edu
Sarang Sane, University of Kansas

8:30 a.m.
Stable complexes, reflexive sheaves and monads.
Jason Lo*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Ziyu Zhang, MaxPlanck Institute for Mathematics
(108114303)

9:00 a.m.
Valuation SemiGroups and Generating Sequences on 2dimensional Local Rings.
Vinh An Pham*, University of MissouriColumbia
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of MissouriColumbia
(108113262)

9:30 a.m.
On a question of DemaillyPeternellSchneider.
Qi Zhang*, University of MissouriColumbia
M. Chen, Fudan University
(10811484)

10:00 a.m.
Regularity of general rational curves on hypersurfaces.
Sara Gharahbeigi*, Washington University in St Louis
(108114345)

10:30 a.m.
Determinantal Equations for Secant Varieties.
Adam J Ginensky*, WH Trading
(108114298)

11:00 a.m.
The variety of codewords of minimum weight.
Stefan O Tohaneanu*, The University of Western Ontario
(108114206)

11:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, III
Room 4025, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University chris@math.okstate.edu
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas

8:30 a.m.
Results on ideals of star configurations in projective space.
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108114238)

9:00 a.m.
Bounding the Alpha Invariant for Fat Points.
Susan Marie Cooper*, Central Michigan University
Stephen G. Hartke, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108113179)

9:30 a.m.
The minimum distance of linear codes and fat points.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
Stefan Tohaneanu, University of Western
(10811352)

10:00 a.m.
Koszul property of projections of the Veronese cubic surface.
Giulio Caviglia*, Purdue University
Aldo Conca, University of Genoa
(108113281)

10:30 a.m.
Polynomial and non polynomial behavior of homological functions of powers of ideals.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(108113193)

11:00 a.m.
A Duality Theorem for ideals of a Gorenstein ring.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Janet Striuli*, Fairfield University
Hamidreza Rahmati, Syracuse University
(108113356)

11:30 a.m.
Bounds for Gorenstein Hilbert Coefficients.
Sabine El Khoury, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri Columbia
(108113134)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis, Geometry and Probability, IV
Room 4007, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University pietro@math.ksu.edu
Hrant Hakobyan, Kansas State University

8:30 a.m.
Comparisons and contrasts between nonarchimedean dynamics and complex dynamics.
Adrian Jenkins*, Iowa State University
(10813772)

9:00 a.m.
On the continuity of SLE$_\kappa$ curves in $\kappa$.
Fredrik Johansson Viklund*, Columbia University
Steffen Rohde, University of Washington, Seattle
Carto Wong, University of Washington, Seattle
(108130338)

9:30 a.m.
Scaling limits in anisotropic conformal aggregation models.
Fredrik Johansson Viklund, Columbia University
Alan A. Sola*, University of Cambridge
Amanda Turner, Lancaster University
(108160212)

10:00 a.m.
Slowlygrowing frequently hypercyclic entire functions.
David Drasin*, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN 47907
Eero Saksman, University of helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
(108130139)

10:30 a.m.
A Schur algorithm for a large class of functions.
Daniel Alpay, BenGurion University of the Negev
Aad Dijksma, University of Groningen
Heinz Langer, Vienna University of Technology
Dan Volok*, Kansas State University
(108130330)

11:00 a.m.
Quasiregular maps and the conductivity equation in the Heisenberg group.
Anton Isopoussu, University of Cambridge
Kirsi Peltonen, Aalto University
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108130294)

11:30 a.m.
Stability of the doubling property and Poincare inequality in a Riemannian approximation of CarnotCaratheodory metrics.
Luca Capogna*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications/University of Arkansas
(10813558)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Nonlinear Waves, IV
Room 4041, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Mat Johnson, University of Kansas matjohn@math.ku.edu
Myunghyun Oh, University of Kansas

9:00 a.m.
Stability of solutions for nonintegrable peakon equations.
Stephane Lafortune*, College of Charleston
Andrew N.W. Hone, University of Kent
(108135359)

9:30 a.m.
Horseshoes and hand grenades: on Schrodinger, standing waves and stability.
Russell K. Jackson*, U.S. Naval Academy
(10813518)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamics near Turing patterns in ReactionDiffusion Systems.
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
Qiliang Wu*, University of Minnesota
(108137232)

10:30 a.m.
Shorttime existence theory toward stability for nonlinear parabolic systems.
Peter Howard*, Texas A&M University
(10813533)

11:00 a.m.
Error estimate for the Bloch bandbased Gaussian beam superposition for the Schr\``odinger equation.
Maksym Pryporov*, Iowa State University
(108135389)

11:30 a.m.
Thresholds in threedimensional restricted EulerPoisson equations.
Yongki Lee*, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
Hailiang Liu, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
(108135279)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, IV
Room 4035, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent IV, University of WisconsinMadison
Christopher J. Leininger, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign clein@math.uiuc.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Sheaves, III
Room 4044, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Alina Marian, Northeastern University a.marian@neu.edu
Dragos Oprea, University of California San Diego

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 4019, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas hdao@math.ku.edu
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas

9:00 a.m.
Test exponents for modules with finite phantom projective dimension.
Melvin Hochster, University of Michigan
Yongwei Yao*, Georgia State University
(108113307)

9:30 a.m.
Decomposing Gorenstein Rings as a Connected Sum.
Ananthnarayan Hariharan*, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Ela Celikbas, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Zheng Yang, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
(108113334)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic depth of nonstandard multigraded modules.
Gemma ColoméNin*, Purdue University
Juan Elias, Universitat de Barcelona
(108113285)

10:30 a.m.
A handson approach to tensor product surfaces.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Javid Validashti, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108113195)

11:00 a.m.
Local rings of trivial $\mathcal{G}$type and compactly generated categories.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
(108113397)

11:30 a.m.
Characterizations of quasicomplete intersection ideals.
Liana M Sega*, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(108113352)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Statistics, IV
Room 4012, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zsolt Talata, University of Kansas talata@math.ku.edu
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