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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
September 2223, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1082
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in the Physical and Biological Sciences

Saturday September 22, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in the Physical and Biological Sciences, I
Rm. 1149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Tony Harkin, Rochester Institute of Technology harkin@rit.edu
Doug Wright, Drexel University

8:00 a.m.
On the existence of breathers in periodic media: Inverse spectral theory for open gap potentials.
Martina ChirilusBruckner*, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI
Clarence Eugene Wayne, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(108235320)

9:00 a.m.
Jump Conditions for the Stokes Equations with Discontinuous Viscosity and an Incompressible Interface with Singular Forces in 3D.
David Salac*, University at Buffalo SUNY
Prerna Gera, University at Buffalo SUNY
(108276313)

9:30 a.m.
The Fully Nonlinear Light Scattering PDE: Analysis and Application to Statistical Mechanics.
David S. Ross*, Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences
George M. Thurston, Rochester Institute of Technology, Deptartment of Physics
Christopher Wahle, Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences
(108235269)

10:00 a.m.
Existence and symmetry of ground states to the Boussinesq systems.
ShiTing Bao, University of Pittsburgh
Ming Chen*, University of Pittsburgh
Qing Liu, University of Pittsburgh
(108235271)

Saturday September 22, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in the Physical and Biological Sciences, II
Rm. 1149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Tony Harkin, Rochester Institute of Technology harkin@rit.edu
Doug Wright, Drexel University

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in the Physical and Biological Sciences, III
Rm. 1149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Tony Harkin, Rochester Institute of Technology harkin@rit.edu
Doug Wright, Drexel University
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