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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
October 2728, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1085
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 27, 2012

Saturday October 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Foyer 2, Modern Languages 
Saturday October 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer 1, Modern Languages 
Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, I
Room 401, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Effects of demographic and competitive heterogeneity on species coexistence.
Joseph P Stover*, UC Santa Barbara
Bruce E Kendall, UC Santa Barbara
Gordon A Fox, U South Florida
(108592270) 
8:30 a.m.
Persistence of interacting, structured populations in stochastic environments.
Gregory Roth, University of California, Davis
Sebastian Schreiber*, University of California, Davis
(10859267) 
9:00 a.m.
Stochastic spatial model of producerconsumer systems.
Nicolas Lanchier*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(108560101) 
10:00 a.m.
A simple epidemiological model with Allee effects and the diseasemodified fitness.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
(10853412) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and qSeries, I
Room 304, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Zachary Kent, Emory University

8:00 a.m.
Large degree Galois representations of fields of small discriminant.
Frank H Thorne*, University of South Carolina
Jeremy Rouse, Wake Forest University
(10851130) 
8:30 a.m.
SU(2)Donaldson invariants of the complex projective plane.
Michael John Griffin*, Emory University
Andreas Malmendier, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ken Ono, Emory University
(108511214) 
9:00 a.m.
New results in the pretentious analytic number theory of Granville and Soundararajan.
Robert J Lemke Oliver*, Emory University
(108511212) 
9:30 a.m.
Mockmodular forms of weight one.
Yingkun Li*, UCLA
William Duke, UCLA
(108511154) 
10:00 a.m.
Unimodal sequences and quantum and mock modular forms.
Jennifer A Bryson, Texas A&M University
Ken Ono, Emory University
Sarah C Pitman*, Emory University
Robert C Rhoades, Stanford University
(108511111) 
10:30 a.m.
Integrality Properties of Symmetric Functions in Singular Moduli.
Larry Rolen*, Emory University
Michael Griffin, Emory University
(10851193)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Geometry, I
Room 405, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Julien Paupert, Arizona State University paupert@asu.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
The number of ends of hyperbolic nmanifolds.
Matthew Stover*, University of Michigan
(10855360) 
9:00 a.m.
Structure in spectral sets.
JeanFrancois Lafont, The Ohio State
D. B. McReynolds*, Purdue University
(108557185) 
10:00 a.m.
Geodesic coding on the complex hyperbolic modular surface.
Anton Lukyanenko*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Joseph Vandehey, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(10852040)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Wave Propagation, I
Room 204, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona leonk@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
The inversion of the Radon transform on the rotation group.
Ralf Hielscher*, TU Chemnitz
(108555129) 
9:00 a.m.
On the local geodesic Xray transform.
Gunther Uhlmann*, University of California Irvine and University of Washington
Andras Vasy, Stanford University
(108535124) 
10:00 a.m.
Hybrid Inverse Problems and partial differential equations.
Guillaume Bal*, Columbia University
(10853589)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics: Spectral and Dynamical Properties of Quantum Systems, I
Room 212, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona rsims@math.arizona.edu
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama, Birmingham

8:00 a.m.
Quantum harmonic oscillator systems with disorder.
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona
Gunter Stolz*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(108582156) 
8:30 a.m.
Dispersive Estimates in Harmonic Lattice Systems in dimension 2.
Vita O Borovyk*, University of Cincinnati
Michael Goldberg, University of Cincinnati
(108582250) 
9:00 a.m.
Ground State of Interacting Boson Systems in Random Potentials.
Michael A Bishop*, University of Arizona Department of Arizona
(108581195) 
9:30 a.m.
Diffusive limit for a quantum linear Boltzmann dynamics.
Jeremy Thane Clark*, Michigan State University
(108581173) 
10:00 a.m.
Extended States for Polyharmonic Operators with Quasiperiodic Potentials in Dimension Two.
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Roman Shterenberg*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10853542) 
10:30 a.m.
Rigorous Bounds for the EFP.
Nicholas Crawford, The Technion
Stephen Ng, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(10858125)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Optical Pulse Propagation: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations, I
Room 301, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University
Moysey Brio, University of Arizona brio@math.arizona.edu
Karl Glasner, University of Arizona
Shankar Venkataramani, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
8:30 a.m.
Wave Propagation and Related Phenomena in Hyperbolic Metamaterials.
Evgenii Narimanov*, Purdue University
(108578263) 
9:00 a.m.
"New trends in nonlinear photonics: From binary waveguide arrays to novel PTsymmetric optical systems".
Alejandro B Aceves*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(108578241) 
9:30 a.m.
HighPerformance Femtosecond Fiber Lasers Based on Dissipative Processes.
Frank W Wise*, Department of Applied Physics Cornell University
Nathan Kutz, Department of Applied Mathematics University of Washington
William Renninger, Department of Applied Physics Cornell University
(108578206) 
10:00 a.m.
Ultrafast Pulse Propagation Experiments in Waveguide Arrays.
Steven T. Cundiff*, JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology & University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
(108578273) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Motives, Algebraic Cycles, and Ktheory, I
Room 201, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Deepam Patel, Indiana University, Bloomington patelde@indiana.edu
Ravindra Girivaru, University of Missouri, St. Louis

8:00 a.m.
Musings on Q(1/4).
Kirti Joshi*, University of Arizona
(108514235) 
9:00 a.m.
Indecomposable $K_1$ and elliptic fibrations on K3 surfaces.
Matt Kerr*, Washington University in St. Louis
(108514198) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of cohomology operations in motivic and etale cohomology.
Roy Joshua*, Ohio State University
Patrick Brosnan, University of Maryland
(10851438)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, I
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing with matrix and basic algebras.
Jon F. Carlson*, Univeristy of Georgia
(10852095) 
8:30 a.m.
Random generation of finite groups.
Colva M RoneyDougal*, University of St Andrews, Scotland
(108520146) 
9:00 a.m.
Testing isomorphism of finite nilpotent groups.
Peter A Brooksbank*, Bucknell University
E A O'Brien, University of Auckland
J B Wilson, Colorado State University
(10852074) 
9:30 a.m.
Centralizers and NPcompleteness.
Takunari Miyazaki, Trinity College
James B. Wilson*, Colorado State University
(10852033) 
10:00 a.m.
Broué's abelian defect group conjecture holds for the double cover of the HigmanSims sporadic simple group.
Shigeo Koshitani, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University, Chiba, 2638522, Japan
Jürgen Müller, Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
Felix Noeske*, Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
(108520149) 
10:30 a.m.
Algorithms for representation theoretic calculations in finite matrix groups.
Alexander Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(10852026)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, I
Room 203, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Kristen Beck, The University of Arizona
Silvia Saccon, The University of Arizona ssaccon@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible components of the closed fiber of a modification of a twodimensional regular local ring.
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
Francesca Tartarone, Universitá degli Studi "Roma Tre"
(108513148) 
8:30 a.m.
On the existence of nontrivial semidualizing modules.
Hailong Dao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas, Lawrence
(108513164) 
9:00 a.m.
Modules over short Gorenstein rings.
Courtney Gibbons*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108513243) 
9:30 a.m.
Reflexivity of the tensor product of modules.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Greg Piepmeyer, University of MissouriColumbia
Roger Wiegand, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10851309) 
10:00 a.m.
Periodic modules over a Gorenstein local ring.
Amanda Croll*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108513175) 
10:30 a.m.
Exact pairs of homogeneous zero divisors and Hilbert functions.
Andrew Kustin, University of South Carolina
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
Adela Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(108513190)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytical and Numerical Approaches in Nonlinear Systems: Collapses, Turbulence, Nonlinear Waves in Mathematics, Physics, and Biology, I
Room 406, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Alexander Korotkevich, University of New Mexico alexkor@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico

8:30 a.m.
Turbulence in Integrable Systems.
Vladimir Zakharov*, University of Arizona
(108500257) 
9:00 a.m.
Spontaneous Breaking of the Spatial Homogeneity Symmetry in Wave Turbulence and the Emergence of Coherent Structures.
Benno Rumpf*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(108537288) 
9:30 a.m.
Second harmonic generation in spatially inhomogeneous metamaterials.
Ildar R. Gabitov*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Andrei I. Maimistov, National Research Nuclear University
Zhaxylyk Kudyshev, Department of Physics, AlFarabi Kazakh National University
(108534253) 
10:00 a.m.
Extra Invariant: From Shallow Water to 3D Oceans.
Alexander M Balk*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
(10857682) 
10:30 a.m.
Simulation of compressible turbulence using Hermite Methods.
Daniel Erik, Axel Appelo*, University of New Mexico
Thomas Hagstrom, Southern Methodist University
(108565201)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis of Random Matrices, Integrable Systems, and Applications, I
Room 404, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu
Nick Ercolani, University of Arizona

8:30 a.m.
The enumeration of odd valent maps with random matrix partition functions.
Virgil U Pierce*, University of Texas  Pan American
(108582234) 
9:30 a.m.
Enumerating gMaps with Odd Valences.
Patrick Thomas Waters*, University of Arizona
(108505232)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Riemannian Geometry, I
Room 314, Modern Languages
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara
Andrea Young, Ripon College YoungA@ripon.edu

8:30 a.m.
Towards the generalized Akeseevsky conjecture.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(108553150) 
9:00 a.m.
Conformal Diffeomorphisms of Gradient Ricci solitons.
William Wylie*, Syracuse University
(108553130) 
9:30 a.m.
A Tale of Two Arc Lengths.
Jeanne Clelland*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Edward Estrada, University of Colorado, Boulder
Molly May, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jonah Miller, University of Colorado, Boulder
Sean Peneyra, University of Colorado, Boulder
Michael Schmidt, University of Colorado, Boulder
(108553113) 
10:00 a.m.
A short proof of uniqueness for the Ricci flow.
Brett Kotschwar*, Arizona State University
(108553120) 
10:30 a.m.
Deforming Cylindrical Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3manifolds by their Harmonic Mean Curvature.
Chris Kim*, University of Minnesota
(10855323)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Geometrical Methods in Mechanical and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 303, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Vakhtang Putkaradze, Colorado State University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Perversion in Phycomyces: theoretical models and experimental results.
Michael Tabor*, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
(10857447) 
9:00 a.m.
Dynamics of elastic rods in perfect friction contact.
Francois GayBalmaz, LMD  Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris  CNRS, 75005, Paris
Vakhtang Putkaradze*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Alberta
(10857446) 
9:30 a.m.
Hamiltonian structures for twofrequency systems and the KAM setting.
Guillermo DavilaRascon*, Department of Mathematics, University of Sonora
(10853724) 
10:00 a.m.
Integrable Motions of Surfaces in Euclidean and Lorentzian Space: Constructions and LieAlgebraic Setting.
Barbara A. Shipman, University of TexasArlington
Patrick Shipman*, Colorado State University
(108537170) 
10:30 a.m.
Gradient flows in the normal and Kahler metrics and integrability.
Anthony Michael Bloch*, University of Michigan
(10853470)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, I
Room 205, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Cheng, Arizona State University bcheng2@asu.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University

8:30 a.m.
A Finite Element Discretization of the Streamfucntion Formulation of the Stationary Quasigeostrophic Equations of the Ocean.
Erich L Foster*, Virginia Tech
Traian Iliescu, Virginia Tech
Zhu Wang, University of Minnesota
(108586186) 
9:00 a.m.
Some recent results for two extended NavierStokes systems.
Mihaela Ignatova, Stanford University
Gautam Iyer, Carnegie Mellon University
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
Robert L Pego, Carnegie Mellon University
Arghir D Zarnescu, University of Sussex
(108576231) 
9:30 a.m.
Regularizations for Fluid Models with Applications to Geophysical Flows.
Adam Larios*, Texas A&M University
Evelyn Lunasin, University of Michigan
Edriss S Titi, Weizmann Institute of Science
(108576275) 
10:00 a.m.
The Importance Of Being Even.
Susan Friedlander*, Univeristy of Southern California
(108576126) 
10:30 a.m.
On the continuity of solutions to driftdiffusion equations.
Vlad C Vicol*, Princeton University
(108535103)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Combinatorics, and Analysis, I
Room 214, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz
Tim Huber, University of TexasPan American hubertj@utpa.edu
Robert Maier, University of Arizona

8:30 a.m.
An umbral calculus approach to Bernoulli polynomial identities.
Victor H Moll*, Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
(10853348) 
9:00 a.m.
Mahler measure and statistical mechanics.
Mathew Rogers*, University of Montreal
(108533264) 
9:30 a.m.
Generalized higher order sptfunctions.
Ae Ja Yee*, Penn State University
Atul Dixit, Tulane University
(108505127) 
10:00 a.m.
A survey of Bessel function identities connected with the classical circle and divisor problems.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108511194) 
10:30 a.m.
Partitions with nonrepeating odd parts and qhypergeometric identities.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(10851179)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Global Analysis, I
Room 302, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Lennie Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University

8:30 a.m.
Eta Invariants on Nilmanifolds.
Ruth Gornet, University of Texas at Arlington
Ken Richardson*, Texas Christian University
(108558251) 
9:30 a.m.
YangMills Theory on Spheres.
Ivan G Avramidi*, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Samuel Collopy, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
(10855862) 
10:30 a.m.
Spectral uniqueness of radial semiclassical Schrödinger operators.
Kiril Datchev, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hamid Hezari, University of California, Irvine
Ivan Ventura*, University of Arizona, Tucson
(108535287)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations, I
Room 306, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Dong, University of Arizona
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona hermi@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Convergence in Multiplicity of the Method of {\em a posteriori/a priori} Inequalities for Eigenvalues of the Dirichlet Laplacian.
W M Greenlee*, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
(10853517) 
9:00 a.m.
Sum rules, spectral statistics, and eigenvalue bounds for graph Laplacians.
Evans M Harrell*, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Joachim Stubbe, EPFL
(108547114) 
9:30 a.m.
Laplacians on SelfSimilar Fractals and Their Spectral Zeta Functions.
Nishu Lal, Scripps College, Claremont
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(108558132) 
10:00 a.m.
Graphs that possess a Laplacian eigenvalue exactly equal to 4.
Naoki Saito*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
Yuji Nakatsukasa, School of Mathematics, The University of Manchester, UK
Ernest Woei, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
(108565125)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments, I
Room 403, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University, Corvallis waymire@math.orst.edu

9:00 a.m.
Perturbation Theory for Systems with Multiple Stationary Regimes.
Mark I. Freidlin*, University of Maryland
(10856043) 
10:00 a.m.
Some Very Rough Differential Equations.
Davar Khoshnevisan*, The University of Utah
(10856084) 
10:30 a.m.
A stochastic Burgers equation from zerorange interactions.
Patricia Goncalves, Matematica, Universidad do Minho
Milton Jara, IMPA
Sunder Sethuraman*, Mathematics, University of Arizona
(108560211)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Contributed Papers, I
Room 503, Modern Languages

9:00 a.m.
Characterization of $\gamma$factors: the Asai case.
Guy Henniart, Universié ParisSud 11
Luis Lomelí*, University of Oklahoma
(108511179) 
9:15 a.m.
Mahler measure of some singular $K3$surfaces.
Amy Feaver*, University of Colorado  Boulder
M.J. Bertin, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
J. Fuselier, High Point University
M. Lalin, Universite de Montreal
M. Manes, University of Hawaii
(10851158) 
9:30 a.m.
Graded Primary Submodules Over Multiplication Modules.
Malik Sami Bataineh*, jordan university of science and technology
Ala' Khazaa'leh, jordan university of science and technology
(10851341) 
9:45 a.m.
An Extension of Yang's Product Construction of Hadamard Matrices.
Michael T Zowada*, Northern Arizona University
(108515292) 
10:00 a.m.
On the weak nonstandard hulls of JBalgebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(108546166) 
10:15 a.m.
Properties of the Ultraweakly Continuous Part of the Decomposition of a Positive Linear Functional.
Rod Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(108547272)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on The B.S. Degree in Mathematics in Industry
Room 402, Modern Languages
Organizers:
William Velez, University of Arizona velez@math.arizona.edu

10:00 a.m.
Mathematics majors in the workforce, a panel discussion.
William Yslas Velez*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(10850016)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Regularity of hypberbolic gauge field equations.
Room 350, Modern Languages
Jacob K. Sterbenz*, University of California San Diego
(10853504) 
Saturday October 27, 2012, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Random matrices, integrable systems, asymptotic analysis, combinatorics.
Room 350, Modern Languages
Ken McLaughlin*, University of Arizona, Tucson
(10853303) 
Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analytical and Numerical Approaches in Nonlinear Systems: Collapses, Turbulence, Nonlinear Waves in Mathematics, Physics, and Biology, II
Room 406, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Alexander Korotkevich, University of New Mexico alexkor@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico

3:00 p.m.
Lower bound for the rate of blowup of singular solutions of the threedimensional Zakharov system.
Catherine Sulem*, University of Toronto
(108535162) 
3:30 p.m.
High frequency perturbation of cnoidal waves in KdV.
Burak Erdogan, University of Illinois
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois
Vadim Zharnitsky*, University of Illinois
(108535107) 
4:00 p.m.
Causality Analysis and Functional Connectivity of Neuronal Network Dynamics.
David Cai*, Institute of Natural Sciences, SJTU; Courant Institute and Center for Neural Science, NYU
(108592277) 
4:30 p.m.
Solitons in 3D Dipolar BEC with 1/r interatomic potential.
Sergey A Dyachenko*, University of New Mexico, Department of Math & Stat
(108535191) 
5:00 p.m.
Beyond loglog scaling of critical collapse of Nonlinear Schrodinger equation.
Pavel M Lushnikov*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Sergey A Dyachenko, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Natalia Vladimirova, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
(108578178)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis of Random Matrices, Integrable Systems, and Applications, II
Room 404, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu
Nick Ercolani, University of Arizona

3:00 p.m.
Leading order asymptotics of a multimatrix partition function for colored triangulations.
Enrique Acosta*, University of Arizona
(108500230) 
4:00 p.m.
Monotone Hurwitz numbers and the HCIZ integral.
Jonathan Novak*, MIT
(108505218)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Biological Systems, I
Room 402, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
Zoi Rapti, University of IIlinois at UrbanaChampaign zrapti@illinois.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Mosquitoborne Disease Model Comparing Dynamics of Chikungunya and Dengue.
Carrie Manore*, Tulane University
Helen Wearing, University of New Mexico
James Hyman, Tulane University
Sen Xu, Tulane University
(108592207) 
3:30 p.m.
Modeling the nonlocal dispersal of invasive plant species in heterogeneous landscapes.
Christopher Strickland*, Colorado State University
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
Gerhard Dangelmayr, Colorado State University
(108545196) 
4:00 p.m.
Modelling Culling in Avian Influenza.
Hayriye Gulbudak*, University of Florida
Maia Martcheva, University of Florida
(10859277)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments, II
Room 403, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University, Corvallis waymire@math.orst.edu

3:00 p.m.
Local Time and Interfacial Phenomena.
Enrique Thomann*, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Thilanka Appuhamillage, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Vrushali Bokil, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Edward Waymire, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Brian Wood, School Chem, Bio and Env Engineering, Oregon St Univ.
(10856045) 
3:30 p.m.
Diffusion processes on graphs: construction and applications.
Jorge M Ramirez*, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín
(10856037) 
4:00 p.m.
Dispersion in spatially fragmented domains with sharp interfaces: the role of the interface condition.
Thilanka Appuhamillage*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Vrushali Bokil, Oregon State University
Enrique Thomann, Oregon State university
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University
Brian Wood, Oregon State university
(108560240) 
4:30 p.m.
Computational Physics of Fluid Flow Through Explicit Pores Spaces.
Larry Winter*, University of Arizona
Jeffrey Hyman, University of Arizona
Piotr Smolarkiewicz, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(108560119) 
5:00 p.m.
An algorithm for computing inverse bounds for microstructural parameters of heterogeneous composite media from effective property measurements.
Chris Orum*, Eastern Oregon University
(108586284)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Riemannian Geometry, II
Room 314, Modern Languages
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara
Andrea Young, Ripon College YoungA@ripon.edu

3:00 p.m.
Conformal invariants measuring the best constants for GagliardoNirenbergSobolev inequalities.
Jeffrey S Case*, Princeton University
(108553163) 
3:30 p.m.
On the KählerRicci flow near a KählerEinstein metric.
Yuanqi Wang*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(108553167) 
4:00 p.m.
Second order renormalization group flow of threedimensional homogeneous geometries.
C. M. Guenther*, Pacific University
(108558227) 
4:30 p.m.
Stability of solutions of Ricci flow.
Michael Bradford Williams*, UCLA
(108558249) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Geometrical Methods in Mechanical and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 303, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Vakhtang Putkaradze, Colorado State University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Smoothness of a (weak) solution to a generalized Forchheimer equation.
Zeev Sobol*, Swansea University, UK
(108535221) 
3:30 p.m.
On stabilization of solutions to nonlinear parabolic equations of the pLaplace type.
Mikhail D Surnachev*, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics (RAS)
(10853550) 
4:00 p.m.
Upscaling method for Forchheimer flow of the compressible and incompressible fluid in heterogeneous porous media.
Lidia Bloshanskaya*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Yalchin Efendiev, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station
Akif Ibragimov, Department of Mathematics, Texas Tex University
(10857644) 
4:30 p.m.
Lifting function approach for boundary optimal control problems in incompressible Magnetohydrodynamics.
Giorgio Bornia*, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(108549143) 
5:00 p.m.
The onedimensional twophase Forchheimer flows for incompressible fluids.
Luan T Hoang, Department of Mathmatics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Box 41042 Lubbock, TX 794091042, U.S.A.
Akif Ibragimov, Department of Mathmatics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Box 41042 Lubbock, TX 794091042, U.S.A.
Thinh T Kieu*, Department of Mathmatics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Box 41042 Lubbock, TX 794091042, U.S.A.
(10853752)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and qSeries, II
Room 304, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Zachary Kent, Emory University

3:00 p.m.
The partition function modulo prime powers.
Matthew Boylan*, University of South Carolina
John Webb, Wake Forest University
(108511220) 
3:30 p.m.
Mock Modular Forms and Singular Combinatorial Series.
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Susie Kimport*, Yale University
(108511210) 
4:00 p.m.
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of level 2 and 3.
Sharon Anne Garthwaite*, Bucknell University
Paul Jenkins, Brigham Young University
(108511106) 
4:30 p.m.
The mixed mock modularity of $q$hypergeometric series.
Robert Osburn*, University College Dublin
Jeremy Lovejoy, CNRS
(10851154) 
5:00 p.m.
Quotient Diagrams of Partitions.
Matt Katz*, Penn State University
(10850507)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Geometry, II
Room 405, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Julien Paupert, Arizona State University paupert@asu.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
A parametrization of the Hitchin component.
Francis Bonahon*, University of Southern California
Guillaume Dreyer, University of Notre Dame
(108557121) 
4:00 p.m.
Extension into handlebodies and limits of Kleinian groups.
Ian Biringer*, Boston College
(108551271)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Wave Propagation, II
Room 204, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona leonk@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Photoacoustic Tomography Image Reconstruction in Heterogeneous Acoustic Media with Incomplete Data.
Mark A. Anastasio*, Washington University in St. Louis
Chao Huang, Washington University in St. Louis
Lihong V. Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
(108578161) 
4:00 p.m.
Largescale modeling of nonlinear ultrasound waves in tissue.
Bradley E Treeby*, Australian National University
(108535183) 
5:00 p.m.
Spectral methods for image reconstruction from spherical means.
Jürgen Frikel*, Helmholtz Zentrum München
Frank Filbir, Helmholtz Zentrum München
Hrushikesh Mhaskar, Caltech
(108544215)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, II
Room 205, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Cheng, Arizona State University bcheng2@asu.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University

3:00 p.m.
New developments in geostrophic turbulence and its implications for climate modeling and weather predictability.
Joseph J Tribbia*, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(108576197) 
3:30 p.m.
A simple closure approximation for slow dynamics of a multiscale system: nonlinear and multiplicative coupling.
Rafail V Abramov*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108537239) 
4:00 p.m.
The Statistical Theory of Turbulent Vorticity.
Bjorn Birnir*, Dept. of Mathematics and the Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10857666) 
4:30 p.m.
Advances in airflow hazard detection at the Hong Kong International Airport.
Wenbo Tang*, Arizona State University
PW Chan, Hong Kong Observatory
George Haller, ETH Zurich
(108576223) 
5:00 p.m.
Ultimate state of twodimensional RayleighBénard convection.
Charles R. Doering*, Mathematics, Physics, & Complex Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(108576228)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics: Spectral and Dynamical Properties of Quantum Systems, II
Room 212, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona rsims@math.arizona.edu
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama, Birmingham

3:00 p.m.
Unique continuation principle for spectral projections of Schrödinger operators and Optimal Wegner estimates for nonergodic random Schrödinger operators.
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(108582158) 
3:30 p.m.
Skew Shift Schroedinger Operators.
Helge Krueger*, Caltech
(108581294) 
4:00 p.m.
Absence of point spectrum in the selfdual regime for Extended Harper's model.
Christoph A Marx*, California Institute of Technology
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine (UCI)
(108581100) 
4:30 p.m.
Optimal Concentration for SU(1, 1) Coherent State Transforms and An Analogue of the LiebWehrl Conjecture for SU(1, 1).
Jogia Bandyopadhyay*, University of California, Davis
(108582152) 
5:00 p.m.
Diffusion of waves in fluctuating media.
Jeffrey Schenker*, Michigan State University
Bernard Clark Musselman, Bard College at Simons Rock
Yang Kang, Southern Polytechnic State University
Eman Hamza, University of Cairo
(108581267)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Optical Pulse Propagation: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations, II
Room 301, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University
Moysey Brio, University of Arizona brio@math.arizona.edu
Karl Glasner, University of Arizona
Shankar Venkataramani, University of Arizona

3:00 p.m.
Instabilities of the hyperbolic (2+1)dimensional NLS equation: Water waves to nonlinear optics.
Thomas D Trogdon*, University of Washington
(10857859) 
3:30 p.m.
Stable FDTD Methods for Material Interfaces.
Jinjie Liu*, Delaware State University
Moysey Brio, The University of Arizona
Jerome V Moloney, The University of Arizona
(108578187) 
4:00 p.m.
Gain Optimization of the Active Resonant Subcavity in Optically Pumped VECSELs.
Brian D. Hong*, ACMS, University of Arizona
(108578219) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Motives, Algebraic Cycles, and Ktheory, II
Room 201, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Deepam Patel, Indiana University, Bloomington patelde@indiana.edu
Ravindra Girivaru, University of Missouri, St. Louis

3:00 p.m.
Hodge Type Conjectures and the BlochKato Theorem.
James D Lewis*, University of Alberta
(108514109) 
4:00 p.m.
On the padic local invariant cycle theorem.
Matthias Flach*, California Institute of Technology
Yitao Wu, Universitaet Heidelberg
(108514137)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, II
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bounding Extensions for Finite Groups and Frobenius Kernels.
Christopher P. Bendel, University of Wisconsin, Stout
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Brian J. Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
Leonard L. Scott, University of Virginia
David Stewart, University of Oxford
(10852090) 
3:30 p.m.
Cartan Invariants for Finite Groups of Lie Type, Defining Characteristic.
Christopher P Bendel, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
Brian J Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
Leonard L Scott, University of Virginia
David Stewart, New College, University of Oxford
(10852099) 
4:00 p.m.
Dade's Ordinary Conjecture (DOC) for the Finite Special Unitary Groups.
Katherine Anne Bird*, Northeastern Illinois University Chicago
(10852039) 
4:30 p.m.
Jordan decomposition and realvalued characters.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(108520102) 
5:00 p.m.
Restricted Lie algebras with maximal $0$PIM.
Jörg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
Salvatore Siciliano, Università del Salento
Thomas Weigel, Università degli Studi di MilanoBicocca
(108517128)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Combinatorics, and Analysis, II
Room 214, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz
Tim Huber, University of TexasPan American hubertj@utpa.edu
Robert Maier, University of Arizona

3:00 p.m.
RogersRamanujan functions, binary quadratic forms and etaquotients.
Alexander Berkovich*, University of Florida
(10851135) 
3:30 p.m.
Analogues of the general theta transformation formula.
Atul Dixit*, Tulane University
(10853320) 
4:00 p.m.
Asymptotics of the Landau Constants and Their qanalogue.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, King Saud University, Riyadh and University of Central Florida
Mizan Rahman, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, K1S5B6
(10853385) 
4:30 p.m.
Orthogonal basic hypergeometric Laurent polynomials.
Mourad E.H. Ismail, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida and King Saud University
Dennis Stanton*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(10853371) 
5:00 p.m.
Further results on Vanishing Coefficients in Infinite Product Expansions.
James Mc Laughlin*, West Chester University
(108533133)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Global Analysis, II
Room 302, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Lennie Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University

3:00 p.m.
Boundary Value Problems for Infinite Graphs.
Robert Carlson*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(10853536) 
4:00 p.m.
Heat content, exit time moments and metric graphs.
Don Colladay, New College of Florida
Patrick McDonald*, New College of Florida
(108558169) 
5:00 p.m.
Pseudo orbit expansions for quantum graphs.
Jon Harrison*, Baylor University
(108558105)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations, II
Room 306, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Dong, University of Arizona
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona hermi@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Geometric Understanding of Point Clouds Using LaplaceBeltrami Operator.
Rongjie Lai*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California
Jian Liang, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Tsz Wai Wong, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Hongkai Zhao, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
(108549180) 
4:00 p.m.
Minimal convex combinations of sequential LaplaceDirichlet eigenvalues.
Braxton Osting*, University of California, Los Angeles
ChiuYen Kao, Claremont Mckenna College
(108549278) 
4:30 p.m.
Shape Optimization Involving Eigenvalues of LaplaceBeltrami Operator.
ChiuYen Kao*, The Ohio State University / Claremont McKenna College
(108549145)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 203, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Kristen Beck, The University of Arizona
Silvia Saccon, The University of Arizona ssaccon@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Uniform bounds of ArtinRees type for free resolutions over three dimensional rings.
Janet Striuli*, fairfield University
Ian Aberbach, University of Missouri
(108513246) 
3:30 p.m.
Methods for Classifying the Tor Algebra Structure for Trivariate Monomial Ideals.
Jared L Painter*, Houston Baptist University
(108513151) 
4:00 p.m.
Rees Algebras of Truncations of Complete Intersections.
KueiNuan Lin*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside
Claudia Polini, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
(10851355) 
4:30 p.m.
Arithmetic of Directsum Decompositions of Modules.
Nicholas Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
Alfred Geroldinger, Karl FranzensUniversität Graz
(10851353) 
5:00 p.m.
Depths and CohenMacaulay Properties of Squarefree Monomial Ideals.
Susan Elaine Morey*, Texas State University
(10851361)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Contributed Papers, II
Room 503, Modern Languages

3:15 p.m.
The determination of an unknown boundary condition in a fractional diffusion equation.
Lihua Zuo*, IAMCS, Texas A&M University
William Rundell, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
Xiang Xu, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
(10853514) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
3:45 p.m.
Existence of Optimal Parameters for the BlackScholes Option Pricing Model.
Narayan Thapa*, Minot State University, Minot North Dakota
Justin Ziegler, Minot State University Minot ND
Carson Moen, Minot State University Minot ND
(10854927) 
4:00 p.m.
Controllability, observability of networks of linear systems.
Paul A Fuhrmann*, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Uwe Helmke, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
(10859313) 
4:30 p.m.
Witten deformation of transversal Dirac operators.
Igor Prokhorenkov*, Texas Christian University
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University
(10855818) 
4:45 p.m.
Some integrable Hamiltonian systems with isochrony or weakly unstable equilibria.
Gaetano Zampieri*, Universita' di Verona, Italy
(10853722) 
5:00 p.m.
A New Graceful Labeling for Pendant Graphs.
Alessandra Graf*, Northern Arizona University
(108500269)

3:15 p.m.

Saturday October 27, 2012, 6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Ramanujan's last prophecy: quantum modularity.
Gallagher Theater, Student Union
Ken Ono*, Emory University
(10851101)
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