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Central Fall Sectional Meeting
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
October 24, 2015 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1112
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, I
Room 520, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago
Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu
Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

8:30 a.m.
Second Order GammaConvergence for the ModicaMortola Functional.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
Gianni Dal Maso, SISSA
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University
(11124959)

9:00 a.m.
Gradient Holder continuity for the parabolic homogeneous pLaplacian equation.
Luis Silvestre*, University of Chicago
Tianling Jin, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(11123593)

9:30 a.m.
Chevrons in Smectic Liquid Crystals.
Daniel Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111249246)

10:00 a.m.
A degenerate isoperimetric problem and traveling waves to a Hamiltonian bistable system.
Peter Sternberg*, Indiana University
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Andres Contreras, New Mexico State University
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University
(11124977)

10:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness of infinity ground states.
Ryan Hynd, Department of math, University of Pennsylvania
Charles Smart, Department of math, University of Chicago
Yifeng Yu*, Department of math, University of California at Irvine
(111235275)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, II
Room 520, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago
Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu
Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

2:30 p.m.
Homogenization for some mean field models.
Panagiotis Souganidis*, University of Chicago
(111235664)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit solutions of some degenerate elliptic equations.
Charles K Smart*, University of Chicago
(111249641)

3:30 p.m.
On the lower semicontinuity of $L^\infty$functionals.
Francesca Agnese Prinari*, Department of Maths and Computer Science, University of Ferrara (Italy)
(11124958)

4:00 p.m.
Shorttime existence of smooth solutions for semigeostrophic system with variable Coriolis coefficient.
Jingrui Cheng, UWMadison
Michael J.P. Cullen, Met. Office UK
Mikhail Feldman*, UWMadison
(111235159)

4:30 p.m.
Uniqueness of absolute minimizeres of $L^\infty$functional associated with $x$dependent Hamiltonians.
Qianyun Miao, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
Yuan Zhou, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(11123584)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, III
Room 520, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago
Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu
Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

8:30 a.m.
On a dynamic interpolation of 1D and 2D attractors.
Umberto Mosco*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111235656)

9:00 a.m.
Regularity and Properties of Minimizers for Landaude Gennes Energies defined by Probability Density Functionals.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(111235153)

9:30 a.m.
Reactive Processes in Inhomogeneous Media.
Andrej Zlatos*, UWMadison
(111235361)

10:00 a.m.
Neumann Homogenization Via IntegroDifferential Methods.
Nestor Guillen, UMass Amherst
Russell Schwab*, Michigan State University
(111235343)

10:30 a.m.
Some Inverse Problems in Periodic Homogenization of HamiltonJacobi Equations.
Songting Luo, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Hung Tran*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. University Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Yifeng Yu, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine, California 92697, USA
(111235177)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, IV
Room 520, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago
Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu
Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

1:30 p.m.
Classification of isolated singularities for inhomogeneous operators in divergence form.
Mihai Mihailescu*, "Simion Stoilow" Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
(111235204)

2:00 p.m.
On quasistatic limits of onedimensional dynamic cohesive fracture.
Farhod Abdullayev*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111235505)

2:30 p.m.
The BrezisNirenberg Problem on $\mathbb{S}^n$, in spaces of fractional dimension.
Rafael D. Benguria, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Soledad Benguria*, University of WisconsinMadison
(11123574)

3:00 p.m.
Effective properties of two phase flows with non uniform surface tension.
Grigor Nika*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bogdan Vernescu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(11123528)

3:30 p.m.
Maximum principles and isoperimetric estimates for a class of MongeAmpere equations, with applications to surfaces of constant Gauss curvature.
Cristian Enache*, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy, Research group of the project PNIIIDPCE20124
(111235140)
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