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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 Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments

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

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)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments, III
Room 403, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University, Corvallis waymire@math.orst.edu

8:00 a.m.
On The Drift Paradox in a regimeswitching model.
W. Felder*, Oregon State University
E. Waymire, Oregon State University
(108592247)

8:30 a.m.
Adaptive MCMC with a random scaling parameter as a tuner and diffusion approximation.
Gopal K Basak*, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Arunangshu Biswas, Presidency University, Kolkata, India
(10856078)

9:00 a.m.
Random Countable Markov Shifts.
Manfred Denker*, Mathematics Department, The University of Pennsylvania
(10856032)

9:30 a.m.
Multiple phase transitions for longrange firstpassage percolation on square lattice.
Partha Sarathi Dey*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Shirshendu Chatterjee, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
(108560155)

10:00 a.m.
Limit theorems in statistics for volatility.
Nakahiro Yoshida*, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
(108562138)

10:30 a.m.
The KolmogorovObukhov Statistical Theory of Turbulence.
Bjorn Birnir*, Dept. of Mathematics and the Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10856065)
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