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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
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations

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, 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.

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations, III
Room 306, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Dong, University of Arizona
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona hermi@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Inequalities for the First Eigenvalue of the Vibrating Clamped Plate under Compression.
Mark S. Ashbaugh*, University of Missouri
(108535290) 
9:00 a.m.
Sharp bounds for spectral functionals.
Richard Laugesen, University of Illinois
Bartlomiej Siudeja*, University of Oregon
(108535117) 
9:30 a.m.
Dynamical Systems Method (DSM) for solving equations with monotone operators without smoothness assumptions on $F(u)$.
Nguyen S Hoang*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Oklahoma
(10856511) 
10:00 a.m.
Numerical optimization of eigenvalues using the Method of Fundamental Solutions.
Pedro R S Antunes*, Group of Mathematical Physics  University of Lisbon
(108565216)

8:30 a.m.
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