AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, April 25, 2015 03:30:10
Inquiries: meet@ams.org
Spring Western Sectional Meeting
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
April 1819, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1110
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday April 18, 2015

Saturday April 18, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby outside CBC A112, Classroom Building Complex  Building A 
Saturday April 18, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby adjacent to CBC A112, Classroom Building Complex  Building A 
Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, I
CBC C118, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Katherine E. Stange, University of Colorado, Boulder kstange@math.colorado.edu
Bianca Viray, University of Washington

8:00 a.m.
Kodaira dimension of moduli of special cubic fourfolds.
Sho Tanimoto, Rice University
Anthony VárillyAlvarado*, Rice University
(111014321) 
8:30 a.m.
The Tate Conjecture for surfaces with $p_g=q=1$ and $K^2=2$.
Christopher Lyons*, California State University, Fullerton
Paul Lewis, Columbia University
(111014213) 
9:00 a.m.
The NeronTate pairing and elliptic K3 surfaces.
Arthur Baragar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(11101195) 
9:30 a.m.
On descending cohomology geometrically.
Jeffrey D Achter*, Colorado State University
Sebastian CasalainaMartin, University of Colorado at Boulder
(111014192) 
10:00 a.m.
Insufficiency of the BrauerManin obstruction for Enriques surfaces.
Jennifer Berg*, The University of Texas at Austin
Francesca Balestrieri, University of Oxford
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Jennifer Park, McGill University
Bianca Viray, University of Washington
(111011168) 
10:30 a.m.
Twists of Shioda modular surfaces of level 4.
Nils Bruin*, Simon Fraser University
Tom Fisher, Cambridge University
(111011186)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cloaking and Metamaterials
CBC C217, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Jichun Li, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Fernando Guevera Vasquez, University of Utah fguevara@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
New insights on cloaking due to anomalous localized resonance.
Taoufik Meklachi, Drexel University
Graeme W Milton, University of Utah
Daniel Onofrei, University of Houston
Andrew E Thaler*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Gregory Funchess, University of Houston
(11107868) 
8:30 a.m.
Spectral analysis of NeumannPoincarétype operator and cloaking due to anomalous localized resonance.
Habib Ammari, DMA, Ecole Nomale Superieure
Giulio Ciraolo, University of Palermo
Hyeonbae Kang, Inha University
Hyundae Lee*, nha University
Graeme W. Milton, University of Utah
(111078237) 
9:00 a.m.
Conductivity problem in the presence of two circular inclusions and the anomalous resonance.
MIkyoung Lim*, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
(111035339) 
9:30 a.m.
On the limiting amplitude principle for a transmission problem between a dielectric and a metamaterial.
Maxence Cassier*, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Christophe Hazard, POEMS, CNRSENSTAINRIA, Palaiseau, France
Patrick Joly, POEMS, CNRSENSTAINRIA, Palaiseau, France
(111035228) 
10:00 a.m.
Active manipulation of fields.
Daniel Toader Onofrei*, University of Houston
(111045252) 
10:30 a.m.
Directional Active Cloaking for the 2D Helmholtz equation.
Fernando Guevara Vasquez*, University of Utah, Mathematics
Leonid A Kunyansky, The University of Arizona, Mathematics
(111035275)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Contact Geometry and LowDimensional Topology, I
CBC C113, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Ko Honda, University of California, Los Angeles honda@math.ucla.edu
Erkao Bao, University of California, Los Angeles
Lenhard Ng, Duke University

8:00 a.m.
Embeddings of contact 3manifolds.
John Etnyre*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(11105763) 
9:00 a.m.
Symplectic Mapping Class Group Relations Generalizing the Chain Relation.
Bahar Acu*, University of Southern California
Russell Avdek, San Francisco, California
(11105374) 
9:30 a.m.
Legendrian Knots, Augmentations, and Rulings.
Caitlin Leverson*, Duke University
(111053157) 
10:00 a.m.
Tightness of positive rational contact surgeries.
Tom Mark, University of Virginia
Bulent Tosun*, University of Virginia
(111051175)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Data Analysis and Physical Processes, I
CBC C138, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory hanna_m@lanl.gov
Eric Machorro, National Security Technologies

8:00 a.m.
Advances in Recent Development of the Equivariant Degree Theory: Theoretical, Computational and Applied Aspects.
W Z Krawcewicz*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(111051389) 
9:00 a.m.
Multiple Periodic Solutions for Symmetric Second Order Newtonian Systems with Even Potentials: Equivariant Degree Approach.
Yanli Lv*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(111051390) 
9:30 a.m.
Congruence Principle for Brouwer Degree of Equivariant Maps between Solvable Group Representations Sphere.
Farzan Jafeh*, UT Dallas
Z. Balanov, UT Dallas
M. Dabkowski, UT Dallas
M. Muzychuk, UT Dallas
(111000373) 
10:00 a.m.
Twisted Equivariant $\Gamma\times\mathbb T^n$Degree with $n$Parameters: Computational Formulae.
M K Dabkowski*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(111051385) 
10:30 a.m.
TemperleyLieb Algebra Approach to Catalan States of Generalized Crossing.
Changsong Li*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(111055379)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Developments of Numerical Methods and Computations for Fluid Flow Problems, I
CBC C214, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Monika Neda, University of Nevada, Las Vegas monika.neda@unlv.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Numerical Analysis of the NavierStokes Alpha Model Using ScottVogelius Elements in Space and CrankNicholson in Time.
Sean Ryan Breckling*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(111065144) 
8:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Error Transport for ALE Hydrodynamics.
Jeffrey M Connors*, University of Connecticut
Jeffrey W Banks, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jeffrey A Hittinger, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(111065361) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized Newtonian Fluid Flow through a Porous Medium.
Vincent J Ervin*, Department of Mathematical Sciences / Clemson University
(11106576) 
9:30 a.m.
Numerical analysis and approximation of fluidstructure interaction problems.
Hyesuk Lee*, Clemson University
(111065118) 
10:00 a.m.
Partitioned secondorder method for magnetohydrodynamics in Elsässer fields.
Yong Li*, University of Pittsburgh
Catalin Trenchea, University of Pittsburgh
(111065266) 
10:30 a.m.
Numerical Study of Traffic Flow Models.
Pushkin Kachroo, UNLV
Puneet Lakhanpal, UNLV
Monika Neda*, UNLV
(111065203)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Structural Graph Theory, I
CBC C116, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Derrick Stolee, Iowa State University dstolee@iastate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Minimum Degree and Dominating Paths.
Ronald J. Gould*, Emory University
Ralph Faudree, University of Memphis
Michael Jacobson, University of Colorado Denver
Douglas West, University of Illinois, Urbana
(11100583) 
8:30 a.m.
Graph realizations with fixed number of edges between parts of a vertex partition.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111005358) 
9:00 a.m.
On degree sequences forcing the square of a Hamilton cycle.
Andrew Treglown*, University of Birmingham
Katherine Staden, University of Warwick
(11100523) 
9:30 a.m.
On Hamilton Cycles in Random Hypergraphs.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(111005243) 
10:00 a.m.
On injective labellings of graphs.
Jacques Verstraete*, Universitty of California, San Diegoe
Michael Tait, University of California, San Diego
(111005295)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on History Of Mathematics, I
CBC C229, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Satish C. Bhatnagar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas bhatnaga@unlv.nevada.edu

8:00 a.m.
In Service to Nature and the Divine: The Role of Religion in Scientific Advances.
Alok Kumar*, Department of Physics, State University of New York, Oswego
(111001114) 
9:00 a.m.
Moscow school of mathematics: history of the origin, the heyday and the disintegration of the Legendary Lusitania.
Viktoria Savatorova*, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA; National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI", Russia
(11100117) 
10:00 a.m.
Polish Math House of the Interwar Period, Volume I.
Andrzej Lenard*, San Diego, CA
(111001150)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Related Mathematical Methods in Physics, I
CBC C146, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque rowczare@unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
The $\kappa$invariant separates homotopy string links.
F. R. Cohen, University of Rochester
R. Komendarczyk*, Tulane University
R. Koytcheff, University of Victoria
C. Shonkwiler, Colorado State University
(111051235) 
9:00 a.m.
Lower bounds for ropelength of links via higher linking numbers and other finite type invariants.
Andreas V Michaelides*, Tulane University
(111057196) 
9:30 a.m.
Petal Links.
Hao Chen, Wake Forest University
Jason Parsley*, Wake Forest University
(111057368) 
10:00 a.m.
Random Knot Diagrams and the Knot Diagram Distance Graph.
Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia
Harrison Chapman*, University of Georgia
Matt Mastin, Wake Forest University
(111057270) 
10:30 a.m.
Code loops and their halfautomorphisms.
Liudmila Sabinina*, Morelos Autonomous State University
(111020259)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Noncommutative Algebra, I
CBC C110, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle

8:00 a.m.
Brauer Configuration Algebras.
Edward L. Green*, Virginia Tech
Sibylle Schroll, University of Leicester
(11101672) 
8:30 a.m.
Homological properties of twisted tensor products.
Andrew Conner*, Saint Mary's College of California
Peter Goetz, Humboldt State University
(111016329) 
9:00 a.m.
Graded skew Clifford algebras and $\mu$rank on noncommutative quadratic forms in four generators.
Padmini P Veerapen*, Tennessee Tech University
(111016137) 
9:30 a.m.
Isomorphism Classes and Automorphisms of Some Polynomial Based Quantum Weyl Algebras.
Xin Tang*, Dept of Math & Computer Science, Fayetteville State University
(11101612) 
10:00 a.m.
Discriminants of Clifford algebras.
Kenneth Chan*, University of Washington
Alexander Young, University of Washington
James Zhang, University of Washington
(111016195) 
10:30 a.m.
Noncommutative resolutions of discriminants of reflection groups.
Ragnar Buchweitz, University of Toronoto
Eleonore Faber, MittagLeffler Institute
Colin Ingalls*, University of New Brunswick
(111016348)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Conservation Laws and Applications, I
CBC C225, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Matthias Youngs, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Columbus youngsml@iupuc.edu
Cheng Yu, University of Texas at Austin
Kun Zhao, Tulane University

8:00 a.m.
Wellposedenss of nonlinear variational wave equations.
Geng Chen*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111035126) 
8:30 a.m.
Representation of Dissipative Solutions to a Nonlinear Variational Wave Equation.
Alberto Bressan, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
Tao Huang*, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
(11103548) 
9:00 a.m.
A Fast Explicit Operator Splitting Method for Modified BuckleyLeverett Equations.
ChiuYen Kao, Claremont McKenna College
Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University
Zhuolin Qu, Tulane University
Ying Wang*, University of Oklahoma
(111065154) 
9:30 a.m.
Viscous singular shock profiles for some systems of conservation laws.
TingHao Hsu*, The Ohio State University
(11103565) 
10:00 a.m.
WellBalanced Positivity Preserving CentralUpwind Scheme for the Shallow Water System with Friction Terms.
Alexander Kurganov*, Tulane University
(111065251)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic PDEs, I
CBC C237, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu
Walter Rusin, Oklahoma State University
Fei Wang, University of Southern California

8:30 a.m.
Recent advances concerning the primitive equations of oceanic and atmospheric dynamics.
Chongsheng Cao, Florida International University
Jinkai Li, Weizmann Institute of Science
Edriss S Titi*, Texas A&M University and Weizmann Institute of Science
(111035325) 
9:00 a.m.
Data Assimilation by Feedback Control and Kalman Filters.
Michael S. Jolly*, Indiana Universit
(111035262) 
9:30 a.m.
On a transport equation with nonlocal drift.
Luis Silvestre, University of Chicago
Vlad Vicol*, Princeton University
(111035149) 
10:00 a.m.
On helicallysymmetric incompressible flows.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Penn State University
(111035378) 
10:30 a.m.
Wellposedness results for the viscous MG equation.
Susan Friedlander*, University of Southern California
Anthony Suen, Hong Kong Institute of Education
(111076104)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Set Theory, I
CBC C115, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Derrick Dubose, University of Nevada, Las Vegas derrick.dubose@unlv.edu
Douglas Burke, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

8:00 a.m.
Applications of new marker techniques to Borel equivalence relations.
Stephen C Jackson*, University of North Texas
(111003309) 
9:00 a.m.
Forcing constructions and countable Borel equivalence relations.
Su Gao*, University of North Texas
Steve Jackson, University of North Texas
Edward Krohne, University of North Texas
Brandon Seward, University of Michigan
(111003350) 
10:00 a.m.
The Twelve Tiles Theorem and Consequences for $F(2^{\mathbb{Z}^{2}})$.
Edward W. Krohne*, University of North Texas
(111003336)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
CBC C126, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Radmila Sazdanović, North Carolina State University

8:30 a.m.
A bracket polynomial for pseudoknots.
Heather Ann Dye*, McKendree University
(11105731) 
9:00 a.m.
A Rasmussen Invariant for Virtual Knot Cobordisms.
Heather A Dye, McKendree University
Aaron Kaestner*, North Park University
Louis H Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11105454) 
9:30 a.m.
Decorated Heegaard diagrams and combinatorial Heegaard Floer homology.
Carl Hammarsten*, George Washington Unviersity
(111057182) 
10:00 a.m.
Khovanov homology, chromatic homology, and torsion.
Adam Lowrance*, Vassar College
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
(111057135) 
10:30 a.m.
Khovanov Homology and Virtual Knot Theory.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11105798)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, I
CBC C120, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Drew Armstrong, University of Miami
Brendon Rhoades, University of California, San Diego bprhoades@math.ucsd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Parking functions with undesirable spaces.
James Haglund, University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey B. Remmel, UC San Diego
Andrew T. Wilson*, UC San Diego
(11100582) 
9:00 a.m.
Vector bundles associated to realizable matroids.
Andrew Berget*, Western Washington University
(111005349) 
9:30 a.m.
Two formulas for the dinv statistic.
Mikhail Mazin*, Kansas State University
Eugene Gorsky, Columbia University, UC Davis
(111005273) 
10:00 a.m.
Affine permutations and rational slope parking functions.
E. Gorsky, Columbia University
M. Mazin, Kansas State University
M. Vazirani*, UC Davis
(111005257) 
10:30 a.m.
Parking functions, Shi arrangements, and mixed graphs.
Matthias Beck*, San Francisco State University
Ana Berrizbeitia, University of Iowa
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Claudia Rodriguez, Arizona State University
Amanda Ruiz, University of San Diego
Schuyler Veeneman, McLean, VA
(11100551)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on AlgebroGeometric Methods in Graph Theory, I
CBC C112, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College omar@hmc.edu
Matthew T. Stamps, KTH stamps@math.kth.se

8:30 a.m.
Spanning tree enumerator for complete colorful compexes.
Ghodratollah Aalipour*, Kharazmi University, Iran and University of Colorado Denver
Art Duval, University of Texas at El Paso
(111005355) 
9:00 a.m.
On the free Lie algebra with multiple brackets.
Rafael S. González D'León*, University of Kentucky
(111005296) 
9:30 a.m.
Categorification of chromatic polynomials.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Martha Yip, University of Kentucky
(11100556) 
10:00 a.m.
The uniqueness problem for chromatic symmetric functions of trees.
Jeremy L. Martin*, University of Kansas
(111005159) 
10:30 a.m.
Parking functions and tree inversions.
David Perkinson*, Reed College
Qiaoyu Yang, Reed College
Kuai Yu, Reed College and University of Washington
(111005311)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Inequalities and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
CBC C223, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University gzlu@wayne.edu
Nguyen Lam, University of Pittsburgh
Bernhard Ruf, Università di Milano

8:30 a.m.
KunzeStein Phenomena and Riesz Potentials.
William Beckner*, University of Texas at Austin
(111042197) 
9:00 a.m.
Limiting Sobolev inequalities and the 1biharmonic operator.
Cristina Tarsi*, University of Milan, Italy
(111035301) 
9:30 a.m.
Equivalence of critical and subcritical sharp MoserTrudingerAdams inequalities.
Nguyen Lam*, Pittsburgh
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University
Lu Zhang, Wayne State University
(111035207) 
10:00 a.m.
The limiting case of Sobolev embeddings on critical SobolevLorentzZygmund spaces.
Hidemitsu Wadade*, Kanazawa University / Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
(111035172) 
10:30 a.m.
MoserTrudinger inequalities in LorentzSobolev spaces and hyperbolic spaces and Adams inequalities with exact growth condition.
Hanli Tang*, Beijing Normal University
(111035400)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knots and 3Manifolds, I
CBC C128, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Abby Thompson, University of CaliforniaDavis
Anastasiia Tsvietkova, University of CaliforniaDavis n.tsvet@gmail.com

8:30 a.m.
Cosmetic surgeries on tunnel number one links.
Alexander Zupan*, University of Texas at Austin
Jeffrey Meier, University of Indiana
(111057327) 
9:00 a.m.
Computation of Apolynomials and the PEcharacter variety.
Marc Culler*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111057369) 
9:30 a.m.
The dual of a mosaic.
Hugh N Howards*, Wake Forest University
Andrew Kobin, Wake Forest University
(111057103) 
10:00 a.m.
Intrinsic chirality of graphs in 3manifolds.
Erica Flapan*, Pomona College
Hugh Howards, Wake Forest University
(11105781) 
10:30 a.m.
The Coarse Geometry of the Kakimizu complex.
Robin Wilson*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jesse Johnson, Google
Roberto Pelayo, University of Hawai'i, Hilo
(111057178)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Methods, I
CBC C226, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
David Costa, University of Nevada, Las Vegas costa@unlv.nevada.edu
Zhonghai Ding, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Hossein Tehrani, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

8:30 a.m.
Bifurcation from infinity for a semilinear wave equation with nonmonotone nonliearity.
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
Jose Caicedo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Arturo Sajuan, Universidad Distrital, Bogota Colombia
(11103584) 
9:00 a.m.
On the discrete analog of a theorem of Schaaf and Schmitt.
Stephen B Robinson*, Wake Forest University
Sarah Parsons, Wake Forest University
(111034285) 
9:30 a.m.
Scalar field equations with TrudingerMoser critical nonlinearity.
Joao Marcos M Do O*, João Pessoa, Paraíba
(111003236) 
10:00 a.m.
Indefinite slightly superlinear problems.
Humberto Ramos Quoirin*, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
(11103524) 
10:30 a.m.
Existence of positive radial solutions for superlinear, semipositone problems on the exterior of a ball.
Quinn A Morris*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
R Shivaji, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
R Dhanya, Universidad de Concepcion
(11103536)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Rough Paths, I
CBC C221, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University fbaudoin@purdue.edu
David Nualart, University of Kansas
Cheng Ouyang, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:30 a.m.
Do stochastic PDE hit points or have double points in the critical dimensions?
Carl Mueller*, University of Rochester
Robert Dalang, EPFL Lausanne
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University
Samy Tindel, Institut Elie Cartan (Nancy)
(11106011) 
9:00 a.m.
Local Behavior of the Solution to a Stochastic PDE.
Davar Khoshnevisan*, University of Utah
(11106091) 
9:30 a.m.
Bismut's gradient formula for vector bundles.
Zhenan Wang*, Northwestern University
Elton Pei Hsu, Northwestern University
(111060354) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear integrations and related differential equations.
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
Khoa Le*, University of Kansas
(11106027) 
10:30 a.m.
Tail estimates for Markovian rough paths.
Thomas R. Cass*, Imperial College London
Marcel Ogrodnik, Imperial College London
(111060105)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory: Structural and Extremal Problems, I
CBC C124, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Jie Ma, Carnegie Mellon University
Hehui Wu, Simon Fraser University
Gexin Yu, College of William & Mary gyu@wm.edu

8:00 a.m.
A list version of graph packing.
Derrek Yager*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ervin Györi, Alfréd Rényi Insitute of Mathematics
Alexandr Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Andrew McConvey, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111005314) 
8:30 a.m.
Partitioning $H$minor free graphs into three subgraphs with no large components.
ChunHung Liu*, Princeton University
Sangil Oum, KAIST, Korea
(11100587) 
9:00 a.m.
Progress on the KelmansSeymour conjecture on $K_5$subdivisions.
Dawei He, Georgia Institute of Technology
Yan Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111005173) 
9:30 a.m.
Excluding two minors of the Petersen graph.
Guoli Ding*, Louisiana State University
Adam Ferguson, Louisiana State University
(111005218) 
10:00 a.m.
Binary matroids excluding certain minors.
Haidong Wu*, University of Mississippi
(111005233) 
10:30 a.m.
A conjecture of Thomassen on cycles with length condition.
ChunHung Liu, Princeton University
Jie Ma*, University of Science and Technology of China
(111005185)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers, I
CBC C219, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
James R. Carraher, The University of Nebraska at Kearney carraherjm2@unk.edu

8:45 a.m.
RiemannRoch theory for graph orientations.
Spencer Backman*, Sapienza University of Rome
(11100519) 
9:00 a.m.
The Critical Group of Skew Lines in $PG(3,q)$.
Joshua E Ducey*, James Madison University
Peter Sin, University of Florida
(111005352) 
9:15 a.m.
Monochromatic sinks in arccolored tournaments.
Jeremy M Aikin*, California State University, San Bernardino
Adam Bland, Middle Georgia State College
(11100596) 
9:30 a.m.
Independence ratio of distance graphs.
James M. Carraher*, University of Nebraska  Kearney
David Galvin, Notre Dame University
Stephen G. Hartke, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
A. J. Radcliffe, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Derrick Stolee, Iowa State University
(11100543) 
9:45 a.m.
Zykov's Symmetrization for Multiple Graphs with an Application to Erdős' Conjecture on Pentagonal Edges.
Zoltan Furedi, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Zeinab Maleki*, Isfahan University of Technology
(111005162) 
10:00 a.m.
Singular points of the algebraic curve defined by a hyperbolic form.
MaoTing Chien*, Department of Mathematics, Soochow University, Taiwan
(11101421) 
10:15 a.m.
Explicit upper bounds for the spectral distance of two trace class operators.
Ayse Guven*, Queen Mary, University of London
(11104715) 
10:30 a.m.
A note on conformally flat almost contact metric manifolds.
Handan Yildirim*, Istanbul University (Current address: Michigan State University)
(111053386) 
10:45 a.m.
On the equivalence of a pair of differential twoforms.
P. P. Yu*, University of Maine at Presque Isle
(111053401)

8:45 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Evolution Problems at the Interface of Waves and Fluids, I
CBC C218, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
I. Bejenaru, University of California, San Diego ibejenar@ucsd.edu
B. Pausader, Princeton University
V. Vicol, Princeton University

9:00 a.m.
Global nonlinear dispersive waves and the wave packet method.
Mihaela Ifrim, UC Berkeley
Daniel Tataru*, UC Berkeley
(111035307) 
9:30 a.m.
The lifespan of small data solutions in two dimensional water waves.
Mihaela Ifrim*, UC Berkeley
Daniel Ioan Tataru, UC Berkeley
(111035366) 
10:00 a.m.
Existence and regularity of rotating global solutions for the generalized surface quasigeostrophic patches.
Angel Castro, ICMAT  UAM, Madrid
Diego Cordoba, ICMAT  CSIC, Madrid
Javier GomezSerrano*, Princeton University
(111035365) 
10:30 a.m.
Quasilinear Systems of KleinGordon Equations in 3D with vorticity.
Alex Ionescu, Princeton University
Victor D Lie*, Purdue University
(111035356)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Modeling Flows Through Porous Media, I
CBC C224, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Aleksey S. Telyakovskiy, University of Nevada, Reno alekseyt@unr.edu
Stephen W. Wheatcraft, University of Nevada, Reno

9:00 a.m.
An accuracypreserving spectral method for fractional differential equations.
Hong Wang*, University of South Carolina
(111065155) 
10:00 a.m.
A fast characteristic finite difference method for fractional advectiondiffusion equations with nonlinear reaction.
Anthony D LaFleur*, Reno, Nevada
(111065256) 
10:30 a.m.
Modeling of groundwater flows with the Boussinesq equation.
Aleksey S Telyakovskiy*, University of Nevada, Reno
(111076165)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modeling and Numerical Studies for Coupled System of PDEs Arising From Interdisciplinary Problems, I
CBC C227, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Pengtao Sun, University of Nevada, Las Vegas pengtao.sun@unlv.edu

9:00 a.m.
Application of the Weak Galerkin Finite Element Method to Twophase Flow Problems.
Jiangguo Liu*, Colorado State University
(111076200) 
9:30 a.m.
Helmholtz decomposition based numerical method for solving 3D Elastic wave equation.
Wenyuan Liao*, University of Calgary,Canada
(111065177) 
10:00 a.m.
Coupled reactiondiffusion models with degenerate sources.
Jonathan J Wylie*, City University of Hong Kong
(11103522) 
10:30 a.m.
Multilevel Preconditioners for ReactionDiffusion Problems with Discontinuous Coefficients.
Tzanio V. Kolev, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Jinchao Xu, Penn. State University
Yunrong Zhu*, Idaho State University
(111065308)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Optimal diffeomorphisms of surfaces and some applications.
CBC A112, Classroom Building Complex  Building A
Joel Hass*, University of California Davis
(11105361) 
Saturday April 18, 2015, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Reciprocity laws and rational points on varieties.
CBC A112, Classroom Building Complex  Building A
Bianca Viray*, University of Washington
(111011360) 
Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
CBC C126, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Radmila Sazdanović, North Carolina State University

3:00 p.m.
The Localized Skein Algebra of a Closed Surface is Frobenius.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
(11105729) 
3:30 p.m.
Virtual singular braids and links.
Carmen Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
Andrew De la Pena, California State University, Fresno
Sarah McGahan, California State University, Fresno
(111057180) 
4:00 p.m.
Knots Transverse to a Vector Field.
Patricia Cahn*, University of Pennsylvania
Vladimir Chernov, Dartmouth College
(111057395) 
4:30 p.m.
Even and odd Kauffman bracket ideals for genus1 tangles.
Susan M Abernathy*, Angelo State University
Patrick M Gilmer, Louisiana State University
(111057136) 
5:00 p.m.
Hurwitz action on tuples of permutations.
Yoshiro Yaguchi*, Gunma National College of Technology
(111057187) 
5:30 p.m.
The warping matrix for knots.
Ayaka Shimizu*, Gunma National College of Technology
(111057152)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, II
CBC C120, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Drew Armstrong, University of Miami
Brendon Rhoades, University of California, San Diego bprhoades@math.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bijections and symmetries for factorizations of the long cycle.
Olivier Bernardi, Brandeis University
Alejandro H. Morales*, UCLA
(111005376) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing generating functions for the number of descents in permutations avoiding a family of permutations that start with 1.
Quang T. Bach*, University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(111005242) 
4:00 p.m.
Macdonald's reduced word identity.
Benjamin J Young*, University of Oregon
(111005399) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion. 
5:00 p.m.
Ehrhart positivity for generalized permutohedra.
Fu Liu*, University of California, Davis
Federico Castillo, University of California, Davis
(11100550) 
5:30 p.m.
Why the Fuss?
Christian Stump, Freie Universität Berlin
Hugh R. Thomas, University of New Brunswick
Nathan F. Williams*, LaCIM, UQAM
(11100577)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on AlgebroGeometric Methods in Graph Theory, II
CBC C112, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College omar@hmc.edu
Matthew T. Stamps, KTH stamps@math.kth.se

3:00 p.m.
Graph coloring and the total Betti number.
Alexander Engström*, Aalto University
(111005341) 
3:30 p.m.
Warmth and edge spaces of graphs.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Texas at Austin
(111005367) 
4:00 p.m.
On the number of plane graphs with polyline edges.
Csaba D Toth*, California State University, Northridge
(111005227) 
4:30 p.m.
Algebraic Graph Limits.
Patrik Norén*, IST Austria
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
(111005337) 
5:00 p.m.
$sl_2$ and the critical group of the hypercube.
Andrew Berget*, Western Washington University
(111005346) 
5:30 p.m.
Subspaces arrangement of a finite group.
Ivan Martino*, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(111006174)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, II
CBC C118, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Katherine E. Stange, University of Colorado, Boulder kstange@math.colorado.edu
Bianca Viray, University of Washington

3:00 p.m.
Genus 2 curves in cryptography: successes and challenges.
Craig Costello*, Microsoft Research
(111014223) 
3:30 p.m.
On the existence of ordinary and almost ordinary Pryms.
Ekin Ozman, Bogazici University
Rachel Pries*, Colorado State University
(111011141) 
4:00 p.m.
Computing the rank of Mazur and SwinnertonDyer critical subgroup of elliptic curves.
Hao Chen*, University of Washington
(11101194) 
4:30 p.m.
Shimura Degrees and Congruence Primes.
Alyson Deines*, Center for Communications Research
(111011322) 
5:00 p.m.
Thue equations with few coefficients.
Shabnam Akhtari*, University of Oregon
(111011255) 
5:30 p.m.
Bad reduction of genus 3 curves with complex multiplication.
Irene Bouw, Ulm University
Jenny Cooley, University of Warwick
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Elisa Lorenzo Garcia, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Rachel Newton, Max Plank Institute for Mathematics
Ekin Ozman, Boğaziçi University
(11101139)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Contact Geometry and LowDimensional Topology, II
CBC C113, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Ko Honda, University of California, Los Angeles honda@math.ucla.edu
Erkao Bao, University of California, Los Angeles
Lenhard Ng, Duke University

3:00 p.m.
(Sutured) Khovanov homology and representation theory.
J. Elisenda Grigsby*, Boston College
Anthony M. Licata, Australian National University
Stephan M. Wehrli, Syracuse University
(111057167) 
4:00 p.m.
A categorification of quantum sl(1,1) via contact topology.
Yin Tian*, Simons center for geometry and physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(111018147) 
5:00 p.m.
Knotty character varieties.
Vivek Shende*, UC Berkeley
(11101499)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Data Analysis and Physical Processes, II
CBC C138, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory hanna_m@lanl.gov
Eric Machorro, National Security Technologies

3:00 p.m.
Wavelet Inpainting with Sparse Regularization.
Lixin Shen*, Syracuse University
(111094268) 
4:00 p.m.
A Theory of Causal Lifting Factorization for Perfect Reconstruction Filter Banks.
Christopher M Brislawn*, Santa Fe, New Mexico
(111094331) 
4:30 p.m.
Modeling with computational probability I.
Steven A Bleiler*, Portland State University
Tom Fielden, Random Precision
(111060244) 
5:00 p.m.
Modeling with computational probability II.
Tom Fielden*, Random Precision
Steven A Bleiler, Portland State University
(111060245) 
5:30 p.m.
Exploring Sparse Reconstruction of Single Objects Within Imagery.
Michael I Ham*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(111068294)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Developments of Numerical Methods and Computations for Fluid Flow Problems, II
CBC C214, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Monika Neda, University of Nevada, Las Vegas monika.neda@unlv.edu

3:00 p.m.
ILU preconditioners for the incompressible NavierStokes equations with applications to haemodynamics simulations.
Maxim A Olshanskii*, University of Houston
(111065151) 
3:30 p.m.
Statistical Properties of the Residual Error in Turbulence Models.
Eric J Olson*, University of Nevada Reno
(111076300) 
4:00 p.m.
Natural vorticity boundary conditions for solid walls and application to velocityvorticity methods for NavierStokes equations.
Timo Heister, Clemson University
Maxim Olshanskii, University of Houston
Leo Rebholz*, Clemson University
(11106559) 
4:30 p.m.
Fourier Finite Element(FFE) based algorithm for the numerical study of plasma detachment in the plasma propulsion systems.
Aziz Takhirov*, Texas A&M University
(111065288) 
5:00 p.m.
A second order in time accurate, long time stable and efficient scheme for the CahnHilliardNavierStokes system.
Daozhi Han, Florida State University
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University
(11106562) 
5:30 p.m.
A comparison between global and localized RBF meshless methods in solving incompressible NaiverStokes equations.
Jiajia Waters*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas
(111065211) 
6:00 p.m.
On reducing the splitting error in Yosida methods for the NavierStokes equations with graddiv stabilization.
Leo Rebholz, Clemson University
Mengying Xiao*, Clemson University
(11106589)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Evolution Problems at the Interface of Waves and Fluids, II
CBC C218, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
I. Bejenaru, University of California, San Diego ibejenar@ucsd.edu
B. Pausader, Princeton University
V. Vicol, Princeton University

3:00 p.m.
Nonlocal equations: electroconvection.
Peter Constantin*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
Tarek Elgindi, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(111035345) 
3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior via testing against wave packets.
Benjamin HarropGriffiths*, University of California, Berkeley
Mihaela Ifrim, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Tataru, University of California, Berkeley
(111035324) 
4:00 p.m.
Conservation of striated regularity for Eulerian velocities.
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
Hantaek Bae, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
(111076310) 
4:30 p.m.
The cubicquintic NLS with nonvanishing boundary conditions.
Monica Visan*, UCLA
(111035111)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Structural Graph Theory, II
CBC C116, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Derrick Stolee, Iowa State University dstolee@iastate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Strong Chromatic Index of Subcubic Planar Graphs with Large Girth.
Michael Ferrara*, University of Colorado Denver
(111005342) 
3:30 p.m.
Lucky Choice Number for Planar Graphs.
Axel Brandt, The University of Colorado Denver
Jennifer Diemunsch*, The University of Colorado Denver
Sogol Jahanbekam, The University of Colorado Denver
(111005298) 
4:00 p.m.
Ramsey numbers of ordered hypergraphs.
Christopher Cox*, Iowa State University
Derrick Stolee, Iowa State University
(111005363) 
4:30 p.m.
Semidefinite programming bounds for small Ramsey numbers.
Florian Pfender*, University of Colorado Denver
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
(111005170) 
5:00 p.m.
The Rainbow Saturation Number of Graphs.
Michael Barrus, University of Rhode Island
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Jennifer Vandenbussche, Southern Polytechnic State University
Paul S Wenger*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(111005351) 
5:30 p.m.
An Extension of Dirac's Theorem.
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
Frank Mousset, ETH Zurich
Jozef Skokan*, London School of Economics and UIUC
(111005404)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Inequalities and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, II
CBC C223, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University gzlu@wayne.edu
Nguyen Lam, University of Pittsburgh
Bernhard Ruf, Università di Milano

3:00 p.m.
Mountain pass type solutions to fully anisotropic elliptic problems.
Andrea Cianchi*, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica "U.Dini", Università di Firenze, Italy
(11103580) 
3:30 p.m.
PohozaevTrudingerMoser type inequalities via Zygmund spaces.
Daniele Cassani*, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
(111035261) 
4:00 p.m.
A sharp MoserTrudinger type inequality involving $L^{n}$ norm on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$.
Maochun Zhu*, Beijing Normal University
(111035231) 
4:30 p.m.
Mean width rearrangements for fully nonlinear elliptic equations.
Paolo Salani*, Università di Firenze
(111035229) 
5:00 p.m.
Sharp MoserTrudinger Inequality on Complete Noncompact Riemannian Manifolds
Jungang Li*, Wayne State University
(111035330) 
5:30 p.m.
Improved Hardy inequalities in a limiting case.
Megumi Sano, Osaka City University
Futoshi Takahashi*, Osaka City University
(111003230)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on History Of Mathematics, II
CBC C229, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Satish C. Bhatnagar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas bhatnaga@unlv.nevada.edu

3:00 p.m.
Aryabhatt: The King of Diamonds.
Satish C Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(111001210) 
4:00 p.m.
Barriers to the flourishing of Mathematics in Haiti.
Dieudonne D Phanord*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(111001393) 
5:00 p.m.
Descartes's Political Philosophy for the Advancement of Mathematics and Science.
David Fott*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(111001109)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Related Mathematical Methods in Physics, II
CBC C146, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque rowczare@unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
From quantum plane to $q$polynomial of rooted trees.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(111057289) 
4:00 p.m.
Knotting particle defect lines.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Uroš Tkalec, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University
Bryan Ginge Chen, InstituutLorentz Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands
Simon Čopar, Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
(111057260) 
4:30 p.m.
Conway polynomial of strongly quasipositive links.
Marithania Silvero*, Universidad de Sevilla
(111054287) 
5:00 p.m.
On Khovanov Homology for Knots of Slalom Divides.
Alexander Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
Robert Ullman, Princeton University
(111054405) 
5:30 p.m.
Structure learning from undersampled graphs: the theory and an algorithm.
Sergey Plis*, The Mind Research Network
Jianyu Yang, CMSHL
David Danks, Carnegie Mellon University
(111094406)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knots and 3Manifolds, II
CBC C128, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Abby Thompson, University of CaliforniaDavis
Anastasiia Tsvietkova, University of CaliforniaDavis n.tsvet@gmail.com

3:00 p.m.
Traceless tangle character varieties and a LagrangianFloer theory in the pillowcase.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
Paul Kirk, Indiana University Bloomington
(111057343) 
3:30 p.m.
Pmoves between pants block decompositions of 3manifolds.
Pengcheng Xu*, Oklahoma State University
(11100037) 
4:00 p.m.
Geometrically maximal knots.
Abhijit Champanerkar, City University of New York
Ilya Kofman, City University of New York
Jessica S Purcell*, Brigham Young University
(111057133) 
4:30 p.m.
Bridge index, link genus, and bridge position for Seifert surfaces.
Carson S. Rogers*, University of California, Davis
(111057357) 
5:00 p.m.
(P)SL(2,C) Representations of Knot Groups.
Kate Petersen*, Florida State
(111057359) 
5:30 p.m.
Leftorderability, taut foliations and cyclic branched covers.
Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin
(111057302)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Modeling Flows Through Porous Media, II
CBC C224, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Aleksey S. Telyakovskiy, University of Nevada, Reno alekseyt@unr.edu
Stephen W. Wheatcraft, University of Nevada, Reno

3:00 p.m.
A Comparative Study of Finite Element Methods for Darcy Flow Computation.
Jiangguo Liu*, Colorado State University
(111076202) 
4:00 p.m.
Multiscale Modeling of Gas Transport in OrganicRich Resource Shales.
Viktoria Savatorova*, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA; National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI", Russia
Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University, College Station
I. Yucel Akkutlu, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station
(1110359) 
4:30 p.m.
Expanded mixed finite element methods for the generalized Forchheimer flows of slightly compressible fluid in porous media.
Thinh T Kieu*, University of North Geogia
(11106534)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Modeling and Numerical Studies for Coupled System of PDEs Arising From Interdisciplinary Problems, II
CBC C227, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Pengtao Sun, University of Nevada, Las Vegas pengtao.sun@unlv.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Noncommutative Algebra, II
CBC C110, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle

3:00 p.m.
Braided structures and the Gerstenhaber bracket on Hochschild cohomology.
Cris Negron*, University of Washington
(111016380) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Hochschild cohomology ring of twisted tensor products.
Lauren Grimley, Texas A&M University
Van C. Nguyen*, Northeastern University
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University
(11101642) 
4:00 p.m.
The OneDimensional Line Scheme of a Certain Family of Quantum $\mathbb{P}^3$s.
Richard Gene Chandler*, University of Texas at Arlington
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
(11101666) 
4:30 p.m.
A note on the duality between Poisson homology and cohomology.
Jiafeng Lv, Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China
Xingting Wang, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Guangbin Zhuang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 900892532, USA
(111016208) 
5:00 p.m.
Some Algebras Similar to the $2\times 2$ Jordanian Matrix Algebra.
Jason Gaddis*, Wake Forest University
Kenneth L. Price, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(11101675) 
5:30 p.m.
Deformations of quadratic algebras and group actions.
Anne V Shepler*, University of North Texas
(111016320)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Conservation Laws and Applications, II
CBC C225, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Matthias Youngs, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Columbus youngsml@iupuc.edu
Cheng Yu, University of Texas at Austin
Kun Zhao, Tulane University

3:00 p.m.
Applied Mathematics vs Dark Energy.
Blake Temple*, UC Davis
J Smoller, University of Michigan
Z Vogler, UC Davis
(111081312) 
4:00 p.m.
Linear stability of weak solutions of multidimensional systems of conservation laws.
Michael Sever*, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
(1110358) 
4:30 p.m.
Further results on irregular weak reflection.
Allen M. Tesdall*, City University of New York, College of Staten Island
Richard Sanders, University of Houston
(111035290) 
5:00 p.m.
Global solutions for transonic selfsimilar twodimensional Riemann problems.
Eun Heui Kim*, California State University, Long Beach
(111035313) 
5:30 p.m.
Pedestrian flow models with slowdown interactions.
Alina Chertock*, North Carolina State University
Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University
Anthony Polizzi, Louisiana State University
Ilya Timofeyev, University of Houston
(111035253)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic PDEs, II
CBC C237, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu
Walter Rusin, Oklahoma State University
Fei Wang, University of Southern California

3:00 p.m.
Some New Results about Solutions of Primitive Equations.
Ning Ju*, Oklahoma State University
(111035286) 
3:30 p.m.
Almost global existence for the Prandtl boundary layer equations.
M. Ignatova*, Princeton University
V. Vicol, Princeton University
(111035234) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion 
4:00 p.m.
Contractive control design for three coupled Burgers equations, and its implications for NavierStokes systems.
Pooriya Beyhaghi, University of California, San Diego
Huan Yu, University of California, San Diego
Thomas Bewley*, University of California, San Diego
(111035407) 
4:30 p.m.
Existence of a weak solution to a fluidcomposite structure interaction problem.
Suncica Canic*, University of Houston
Boris Muha, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Martina Bukac, University of Notre Dame
(111035397) 
5:00 p.m.
The twodimensional Boussinesq equations with fractional dissipation.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(111035107) 
5:30 p.m.
Numerical Analysis of the Stochastic NavierStokes Equations: Stability and Convergence of Invariant Measures.
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Roger Temam, Indiana University Bloomington
Chuntian Wang*, Indiana University Bloomington
(111035131)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Methods, II
CBC C226, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
David Costa, University of Nevada, Las Vegas costa@unlv.nevada.edu
Zhonghai Ding, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Hossein Tehrani, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

3:00 p.m.
On TrudingerMoser type inequalities.
Djairo G. deFigueiredo*, UNICAMPBrazil
(111035120) 
3:30 p.m.
Functionalanalytic theory of concentration compactness.
Sergio Solimini, Politecnico di Bari
Cyril Tintarev*, Uppsala University
(11104647) 
4:00 p.m.
Positive Solutions for Asymptotically Linear Problems in Exterior Domains.
Liliane A Maia*, University of Brasília, Brazil
Benedetta Pellacci, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope
(111035112) 
4:30 p.m.
Multiple solutions to the pure supercritical problem for the $p$Laplacian.
Monica Clapp, Instituto de Matematicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Sweta Tiwari*, Instituto de Matematicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(11103540) 
5:00 p.m.
Asymptotically linear system of three equations.
Maya Chhetri*, UNC Greensboro
Petr Girg, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
(111035267) 
5:30 p.m.
Gap Solitons in Almost Periodic OneDimensional Structures.
Alexander Pankov*, Mathematics Department, Morgan State University
(11103593)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Set Theory, II
CBC C115, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Derrick Dubose, University of Nevada, Las Vegas derrick.dubose@unlv.edu
Douglas Burke, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

3:00 p.m.
Structurable equivalence relations.
Alexander S Kechris*, California Institute of Technology
(11100364) 
4:00 p.m.
A dichotomy theorem for Prikry type forcings and weak square.
Dima Sinapova*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Spencer Unger, UCLA
(111003328) 
5:00 p.m.
Descriptive inner model theory and forcing axioms.
Nam D Trang*, Carnegie Mellon University
(111003163)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Rough Paths, II
CBC C221, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University fbaudoin@purdue.edu
David Nualart, University of Kansas
Cheng Ouyang, University of Illinois at Chicago

3:00 p.m.
Fractal dimensions of rough differential equations driven by fractional Brownian motions.
Shuwen Lou, University of Illinois at Chicago
Cheng Ouyang*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111060303) 
3:30 p.m.
Noise excitability of the stochastic heat equation.
Eulalia Nualart*, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
(11106055) 
4:00 p.m.
Differential forms on Dirichlet spaces and analysis on fractals.
Daniel J Kelleher*, Purdue University
(111060153) 
4:30 p.m.
Rough paths on manifolds.
Christian Litterer*, Centre de Mathematiques Appliquees, Ecole Polytechnique
(111060106)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory: Structural and Extremal Problems, II
CBC C124, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Jie Ma, Carnegie Mellon University
Hehui Wu, Simon Fraser University
Gexin Yu, College of William & Mary gyu@wm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Diameter Critical Graphs.
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
Jie Ma, University of Science and Technology of China
(111005164) 
3:30 p.m.
Biclique decomposition of random graphs.
Hao Huang*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, UMN
(111005249) 
4:00 p.m.
Independence Densities of Graphs and Hypergraphs.
Paul N. Balister*, University of Memphis
Béla Bollobás, University of Cambridge, UK, and University of Memphis
Karen Gunderson, University of Bristol, UK
(111005247) 
4:30 p.m.
On Extremal Combinatorial Problems of Noga Alon.
Younjin Kim*, KAIST
(111005108) 
5:00 p.m.
Intersecting families of discrete structures are typically trivial.
Jozsef Balogh*, UIUC
Shagnik Das, Freie University, Berlin
Michelle Delcourt, UIUC
Hong Liu, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh, UIUC
(11100570) 
5:30 p.m.
The number of maximal sumfree subsets of integers.
Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Hong Liu*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Maryam Sharifzadeh, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Andrew Treglown, University of Birmingham
(111005280)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 18, 2015, 3:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers, II
CBC C219, Classroom Building Complex  Building C
Organizers:
Emine Celik, Texas Tech University emine.celik@ttu.edu

3:15 p.m.
Composition Operators on Generalized Weighted Nevanlinna Class.
Waleed K. AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(111047238) 
3:30 p.m.
Stochastic Differential Equation Applied To Geophysics.
Osei Kofi Tweneboah*, The University of Texas at El Paso
Maria Christina Mariani, The University of Texas at El Paso
(111034305) 
3:45 p.m.
Estimates for generalized Forchheimer flows in heterogeneous porous media.
Emine Celik*, Texas Tech University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University
(111035101) 
4:00 p.m.
On quasistatic limits of onedimensional dynamic cohesive fracture.
Farhod Abdullayev*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111035179) 
4:15 p.m.
Sharp singular MoserTrudinger inequalities in LorentzSobolev space.
Hanli Tang*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
(111035226) 
4:30 p.m.
Piecewise Polynomial Approximation of a Nonlocal Phase Transitions Model.
Samir Kumar Bhowmik*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics College of Science Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University Riyadh, Kingdom
(11106516) 
4:45 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Insulin Therapy in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus.
Boniface Otieno Kwach*, Kibabii University College
Naphtali Omolo Ongati, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Michael Oduor Okoya, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Amos E. Otedo, Kisumu East District Hospital
(111034221) 
5:00 p.m.
A Short History of Statistics.
Treena Basu*, Occidental College
Lokenath Debnath, University of TexasPan American
(111097205) 
5:15 p.m.
The BeurlingLax theorem and control of some infinite dimensional systems.
Paul A Fuhrmann*, BenGurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel 84105
(11109320) 
5:30 p.m.
Writhe and mutual entanglement combine to give the entanglement length.
Eleni Panagiotou*, University of California Santa Barbara
Martin Kroeger, ETH Zurich
Kenneth Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
(111082274)

3:15 p.m.
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