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Western Spring Sectional Meeting
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
April 46, 2014 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1099
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Materials Science

Saturday April 5, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Materials Science, I
Room 206, Mitchell Hall
Organizers:
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@math.nmsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Domain walls for GrossPitaevskii systems.
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster University
Andres Contreras, McMaster University
Dmitry Pelinovsky, McMaster University
(109935353)

9:30 a.m.
Axisymmetric critical points of a nonlocal isoperimetric problem on the twosphere.
Rustum Choksi, McGill University
Ihsan Topaloglu*, McGill University
Gantumur Tsogtgerel, McGill University
(10994933)

10:00 a.m.
Domain walls in coupled NLS systems.
Andres A Contreras*, McMaster University
Stanley Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Dmitri Pelinovsky, McMaster University
(10994979)

10:30 a.m.
Completeness of the eigenspace of some nonselfadjoint operators.
Yaniv Almog*, LSU
(10993546)

Saturday April 5, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Materials Science, II
Room 206, Mitchell Hall
Organizers:
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@math.nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
EnergyMinimizing Nematic Elastomers.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
Andrea Rubiano, Princeton Consultants
(10993594)

3:30 p.m.
Field response of smectic A liquid crystals.
Sookyung Joo*, Old Dominion University
Carlos J GarciaCervera, University of California, Santa Barbara
(109935180)

4:00 p.m.
Diffusive transport in twodimensional nematics.
Ibrahim Fatkullin*, University of Arizona
Valeriy Slastikov, University of Bristol
(10993571)

4:30 p.m.
Properties of minimizers to the MaierSaupe energy for liquid crystals.
Patricia Bauman, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(10993554)

5:00 p.m.
On a bentcore molecule liquid crystal model.
Tiziana Giorgi*, New Mexico State University
(109949162)

Sunday April 6, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Materials Science, III
Room 206, Mitchell Hall
Organizers:
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@math.nmsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
On minimizers of a GinzburgLandau variational problem in a domain with a vanishingly small hole.
Leonid Berlyand,
Dmitry Golovaty*, University of Akron
Oleksandr Iaroshenko,
Volodymyr Rybalko, Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering
(109935408)

9:30 a.m.
Motion of Interfaces Under the CahnHilliard Equation with One or Two Sided Degenerate Diffusion Mobility.
Shibin Dai*, New Mexico State University
Qiang Du, Penn State University
(10993534)

10:00 a.m.
Analysis of a discrete curvaturedriven flow.
Oleksandr Misiats*, Purdue University
Aaron Yip, Purdue University
(109935295)

10:30 a.m.
Relative Entropy in Hyperbolic Relaxation of Balance Laws.
Alexey Miroshnikov*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Konstantina Trivisa, University of Maryland, College Park
(109935104)
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