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Central Spring Sectional Meeting
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
March 1415, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1108
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Saturday March 14, 2015

Saturday March 14, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
BWing Atrium, Wells Hall

Saturday March 14, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
BWing Hallway, Wells Hall

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Representations, I
Room A234, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Amanda Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver aschaef6@msudenver.edu
Jonathan Hall, Michigan State University
Hung Nguyen, University of Akron

8:00 a.m.
The noncommutative Waring problem.
Pham H. Tiep*, University of Arizona
(11082014)

9:00 a.m.
The asymptotic genus of a family of groups.
Daniel Frohardt*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit
(11082046)

9:30 a.m.
Jordan decomposition of realvalued characters of finite reductive groups with connected center.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(110820121)

10:00 a.m.
NonAbelian Composition Factors of Quadratic Rational Groups.
Stephen J Trefethen*, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
(110820252)

10:30 a.m.
Centric linking systems and control of weak closure in finite groups.
George Glauberman, University of Chicago
Justin Lynd*, Rutgers University
(110820469)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Geometry, Group Theory, and Number Theory, I
Room A118, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Linowitz, University of Michigan linowitz@umich.edu
D. B. Reynolds, Purdue University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory in Signal Processing and Computer Science, I
Room A218, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University markiwen@math.msu.edu
Rayan Saab, University of California San Diego
Aditya Viswanathan, Michigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Convex relaxations in geometric clustering.
Soledad Villar*, University of Texas at Austin
Pranjal Awasthi, Princeton University
Afonso S Bandeira, Princeton University
Moses Charikar, Princeton University
Ravishankar Krishnaswamy, Princeton University
Rachel Ward, University of Texas at Austin
(110868510)

9:30 a.m.
Semidefinite Programming for Constrained Approximation.
Simon Foucart*, University of Georgia
(11084195)

10:30 a.m.
Rapidly Computing Sparse Legendre Coefficient Expansions via Sparse Fourier Transforms.
Xianfeng (Janice) Hu*, Michigan State University
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
Hyejin Kim, UMDearborn
(11084189)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, I
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Convex integration and infinitely many weak solutions to the PeronaMalik equation in all dimensions.
Seonghak Kim*, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University
(110835136)

9:00 a.m.
A variational approach to PoissonNernstPlanck equations.
Xiang Xu*, Purdue University
David Kinderlehrer, Carnegie Mellon University
Leonard Monsaingeon, Instituto Superior Tecnico
(11084952)

9:30 a.m.
Ginzburg Landau superconductivity model with prescribed topological degrees on the boundary.
Alex Misiats*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(11083566)

10:00 a.m.
An equality for the geodesic curvature of certain curves on a twodimensional Riemannian surface.
Biao Brian Ou*, University of Toledo
(110835168)

10:30 a.m.
The blow up problem for the heat equation with piecewise continuous nonlinear Neumann boundary condition.
Xin Yang*, Mathematics Department, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Zhengfang Zhou, Mathematics Department, Michigan State University, MI, USA
(11083543)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis in Several Variables and its Applications, I
Room A326, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University chakr2d@cmich.edu
Yunus Zeytuncu, University of Michigan at Dearborn

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Conformal Geometry and Statistical Physics, I
Room A236, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Ilia Binder, University of Toronto
Dapeng Zhan, Michigan State University zhan@math.msu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Regularity of Loewner Curves.
Joan Lind*, University of Tennessee
Huy Tran, UCLA
(110830513)

9:00 a.m.
Escape probability and transience for SLE.
Laurence S. Field*, University of Chicago
Gregory F. Lawler, University of Chicago
(110860461)

9:30 a.m.
Conformal Restriction: the chordal and the radial.
Hao Wu*, Mathematics Department of MIT
(11086044)

10:00 a.m.
Convergence of an algorithm simulating SLE and Loewner curves.
Huy V. Tran*, University of California, Los Angeles
(110830304)

10:30 a.m.
Higher moments of the natural parameterization for SLE curves.
Mohammad Abbas Rezaei*, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
Dapeng Zhan, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
(11086045)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory: Hypergraphs, Directed Graphs, and Other Generalizations, I
Room A201, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Louis DeBiasio, Miami University debiasld@miamioh.edu
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, I
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Vortex counting.
Sushmita Venugopalan, Chennai Math. Inst.
Chris Woodward*, Rutgers Univ.
(110853427)

9:00 a.m.
A classical approach to virtual knots.
Hans U. Boden*, McMaster University
Emily Dies, McMaster University
Anne Isabel Gaudreau, McMaster University
Adam Gerlings, McMaster University
Andrew J Nicas, McMaster University
(110857543)

9:30 a.m.
Virtual Knot Group Duality and Almost Classical Knots.
Hans U. Boden, McMaster University
Anne Isabel Gaudreau, McMaster University
Eric Harper*, McMaster University
Andrew J. Nicas, McMaster University
Lindsay White, McMaster University
(110857549)

10:00 a.m.
Abelian Gauge Theory and Khovanov Homology.
Aliakbar Daemi*, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
(110858576)

10:30 a.m.
Instantons and odd Khovanov homology.
Christopher W Scaduto*, Los Angeles
(110857588)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractals and Tilings, I
Room A328, Wells Hall
Organizers:
SzeMan Ngai, Georgia Southern University smngai@georgiasouthern.edu
Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractional Calculus and Nonlocal Operators, I
Room A332, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University mcubed@stt.msu.edu
Russell Schwab, Michigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Remarks on radial solutions to the homogeneous Landau equation with Coulomb potential.
Nestor D Guillen*, UMass Amherst
Maria Gualdani, George Washington University
(110835484)

9:00 a.m.
Propagation in a non local reaction diffusion equation with spatial and genetic trait structure.
Henri Berestycki, EHESS, France
Tianling Jin*, University of Chicago
Luis Silvestre, University of Chicago
(110835138)

9:30 a.m.
Fractional Differentiation Operators as Models of Diffusion.
Michael G Dabkowski*, University of Michigan
Joseph Conlon, University of Michigan
Jingchen Wu, Amazon
(110835578)

10:00 a.m.
Regularization and convergence of nonlocal interaction energies.
Katy Craig*, University of California, Los Angeles
Ihsan Topaloglu, McMaster University
(110849571)

10:30 a.m.
Finite time singularity of a vortex patch model in the half plane.
Alexander Kiselev, Rice University
Lenya Ryzhik, Stanford University
Yao Yao*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Andrej Zlatos, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(110835178)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Their Applications, I
Room A330, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
Darrin Speegle, St. Louis University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

8:30 a.m.
Selfaffine spectral measures and frame spectral measures on ${\Bbb R}^d$.
ChunKit Lai*, San Francisco State University
Dorin Ervin Dutkay, University of Central Florida
(110842268)

9:00 a.m.
Spatially Distributed System for Sampling and Reconstruction of Signals on a Graph.
Cheng Cheng, University of Central Florida
Yingchun Jiang, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China
Qiyu Sun*, University of Central Florida
(110894333)

9:30 a.m.
Frames and erasure recovering from known and unknown locations.
Deguang Han*, University of Central Florida
(110841167)

10:00 a.m.
Solving Fredholm integrals from incomplete measurements.
Alex Cloninger, Yale University
Wojciech Czaja*, University of Maryland College Park
Ariel Hafftka, University of Maryland College Park
(110843556)

10:30 a.m.
Tiling and scaling properties of spectra of fractals.
Dorin Dutkay*, University o Central Florida
John Haussermann, University of Central Florida
(110842179)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Invariants of 3Manifolds, I
Room A128, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Knot signatures, upsilon, and the fourgenus of knots.
Charles Livingston*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Cornelia Van Cott, University of San Francisco
(110857182)

9:00 a.m.
Leftorderability and cyclic branched covers.
Ying Hu*, Louisiana State University
(110857302)

9:30 a.m.
Character Varieties of Double Twist Links.
Kate Petersen*, Florida State
Anh Tran, University of Texas at Dallas
(110857486)

10:00 a.m.
The Kauffman arc algebra is finitely generated.
Helen Wong*, Carleton College
Martin Bobb, UT Austin
Dylan Peifer, Cornell University
(110857377)

10:30 a.m.
Even and odd Kauffman bracket ideals for genus1 tangles.
Susan M Abernathy, Angelo State University
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
(110857260)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, I
Room A316, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jarod Hart, Wayne State University
Nguyen Lam, University of Pittsburgh
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University gzlu@wayne.edu

8:30 a.m.
Representing the Dirichlet Space as a Quotient.
Richard H Rochberg*, St. Louis
(110846166)

9:00 a.m.
Integral Geometric Transforms on Symmetric Spaces of Compact Type.
Eric L Grinberg*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(110844552)

9:30 a.m.
{\bf $L^p$ estimate for a trilinear pseudodifferential operator}.
Guozhen Lu, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
Lu Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
(110842363)

10:00 a.m.
Sharp MoserTrudinger and Adams inequalities.
Nguyen Lam*, University of Pittsburgh
(110835309)

10:30 a.m.
Quantitative two weight inequalities for dyadic operators.
Oleksandra Beznosova, University of Alabama
Daewon Chung, Keimyung University, South Korea
Jean Carlo Moraes, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Maria Cristina Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
(110847285)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, I
Room A318, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Goldberg, University of Cincinnati
William Green, RoseHulman Institute of Technology green@rosehulman.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Imaging, I
Room A216, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Yulia Hristova, University of MichiganDearborn yuliagh@umich.edu
Linh Nguyen, University of Idaho

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and FloerType Invariants, I
Room A134, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Cornwell, Université du Québec à Montréal cornwell@cirget.ca
Faramarz Vafaee, Caltech

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics in Industry and Industrial Problems with Mathematics Application, I
Room A336, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peiru Wu, Michigan State University peiruw@math.msu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modeling, Numerics, and Analysis of ElectroDiffusion Phenomena, I
Room A308, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Mingji Zhang, MIchigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Control and Related Fields, I
Room A232, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Chao Zhu, University of WisconsinMilwaukee zhu@uwm.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dynamic Systems under Random Perturbations: A Multiscale Approach.
H D Nguyen, Wayne State University
N H Du, Hanoi National University
G Yin*, Wayne State University
(11086079)

9:30 a.m.
Stochastic Perron's Method.
Erhan Bayraktar*, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan
(1108609)

10:30 a.m.
Stochastic Competitive LotkaVolterra Ecosystems under Partial Observation.
Ky Quan Tran*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 48202
George Yin, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 48202
(110893382)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Phase Retrieval in Theory and Practice, I
Room A222, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Fickus, Air Force Institute of Technology
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
Dustin Mixon, Air Force Institute of Technology dustin.mixon@gmail.com

8:30 a.m.
Phase Retrieval using Lipschitz Continuous Maps.
Radu Balan*, University of Maryland
Dongmian Zou, University of Maryland
(11084125)

9:00 a.m.
PhaseLift is stable to a fixed fraction of arbitrary errors.
Paul E. Hand*, Rice University
(110890500)

9:30 a.m.
Fast Phase Retrieval for HighDimensions.
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
Aditya Viswanathan*, Michigan State University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(110865126)

10:00 a.m.
Compressive Phase Retrieval via Bethe Free Energy Minimization.
Philip Schniter*, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH
(110862420)

10:30 a.m.
Selfcalibration and bilinear compressive sensing.
Shuyang Ling*, Department of mathematics, UC Davis
Thomas Strohmer, Department of mathematics, UC Davis
(110894149)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Random Fields and Long Range Dependence, I
Room A334, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University xiao@stt.msu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stationarity as a Path Property.
Tony Wirjanto, University of Waterloo
Yi Shen*, University of Waterloo
(110860449)

9:00 a.m.
Timechanged extremal process as a random sup measure.
Celine Lacaux, Universite de Lorraine
Gennady Samorodnitsky*, Cornell University
(11086060)

9:30 a.m.
Large scale reduction principle and application to hypothesis testing.
Marianne Clausel*, Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann, Grenoble University
Francois Roueff, Institut Mines Telecom,Telecom ParisTech, CNRS LTCI
Murad Taqqu, Departement of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University
(110860437)

10:00 a.m.
Setindexed processes and integration.
Erick Herbin*, CentraleSupelec
(110860503)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Finite Element and Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Partial Differential Equations, I
Room A322, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Aycil Cesmelioglu, Oakland University cesmelio@oakland.edu
Anna Maria Spagnuolo, Oakland University

8:30 a.m.
Schwarz Methods for Discontinuous Galerkin Approximations of Elliptic problems.
Ohannes Karakashian*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Craig Collins, Department of Mathematics, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(110865349)

9:30 a.m.
Incorporating local boundary conditions into nonlocal theories.
Burak Aksoylu, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Horst R Beyer, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
Fatih Celiker*, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(11084593)

10:00 a.m.
C0IPG Method for Biharmonic Eigenvalue Problems.
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Peter B. Monk, University of Delaware
Jiguang Sun*, Michigan Technological University
(110865246)

10:30 a.m.
Multiscale Hybridizable DG methods for flows in heterogeneous media.
Ke Shi*, Texas A&M University
Raytcho Lazarov, Texas A&M University
Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University
Minam Moon, Texas A&M University
(110865418)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Modeling of the Financial Markets, I
Room A320, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Albert Cohen, Michigan State University albert@math.msu.edu
Nick Costanzino, University of Toronto
Emiliano Valdez, Michigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Taylor approximation of incomplete Radner equilibrium models.
Jin Hyuk Choi*, Carnegie Mellon University
Kasper Larsen, Carnegie Mellon University
(110891143)

9:00 a.m.
Bond and CDS Pricing with Stochastic Recovery: Moody's PDLGD Correlation Model.
Albert Cohen*, Michigan State University (Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Probability)
Nick Costanzino, RiskLab (University of Toronto)
(110860113)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal execution with uncertain order fills.
TaiHo Wang*, Baruch College, CUNY
Xue Cheng, Peking University
(110849134)

10:00 a.m.
Pricing Recovery Swaps in the MadanBakshiZhang Framework.
Nick Costanzino*, RiskLab, University of Toronto
(11086077)

10:30 a.m.
Can one price Eurodollar futures in the BlackDermanToy model?
Dan Pirjol*,
(11086026)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Geometry of Submanifolds, Dedicated to the Memory of Franki Dillen (19632013), I
Room A132, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Alfonso Carriazo Rubio, University of Sevilla
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
Joeri Van der Veken, KU Leuven

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, I
Room A228, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hhu@math.msu.edu
Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Disorder, and Quantum Many Body Physics, I
Room A230, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University jeffrey@math.msu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I
Room A208, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Leszek Gawarecki, Kettering University
Vidyadhar Mandrekar, Michigan State University atma1m@gmail.com

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, I
Room A122, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Kevin Tucker, University of Illinois at Chicago kftucker@uic.edu
Brian Lehmann, Boston College lehmannb@bc.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room A124, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jason Bell, University of Waterloo
Rajesh S. Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel Rogalski, UC San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cluster structures on quantum Richardson varieties.
Thomas H. Lenagan, University of Edinburgh
Milen T Yakimov*, Louisiana State University
(110822528)

9:00 a.m.
Maximal orders in unramified central simple algebras.
Benjamin Antieau, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kenneth Chan*, University of Washington
(110816542)

9:30 a.m.
The category of graded modules of a generalized Weyl algebra.
Robert Won*, University of California, San Diego
(110816582)

10:00 a.m.
Skew CalabiYau triangulated categories and Frobenius Extalgebras.
Manuel L. Reyes*, Bowdoin College
Daniel Rogalski, University of California, San Diego
James J. Zhang, University of Washington
(110816225)

10:30 a.m.
Semisimple Hopf actions on quantizations.
Pavel Etingof, MIT
Chelsea Walton*, MIT
(110816276)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room A108, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Carolina Benedetti, Michigan State University caro.benedetti@gmail.com
Peter Magyar, Michigan State University
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University

9:00 a.m.
Genomic tableaux and applications to Schubert calculus.
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110805254)

9:30 a.m.
Catalan combinatorics in a class of positroids.
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Minnesota
(110805574)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum Equals Affine Conjecture for Ktheory.
Thomas Lam, University of Michigan
Changzheng Li, IBS Center for Geometry and Physics, Pohang, Korea
Leonardo Mihalcea, Virginia Tech
Mark Shimozono*, Virginia Tech
(110814244)

10:30 a.m.
Describing Springer varieties with a union of Schubert varieties.
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(110805575)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics, Geometry, and Representation Theory of Homogeneous Spaces, I
Room A126, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Miriam Logan, Bowdoin College

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Stochastic Models, I
Room A224, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Damron, Indiana University
David Sivakoff, The Ohio State University dsivakoff@stat.osu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Manifolds, Singular Spaces, and Groups, I
Room A130, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Schmidt, Michigan State University schmidt@math.msu.edu
Meera Mainkar, Central Michigan University

9:00 a.m.
Submanifolds of solvmanifolds: a generalization to nilsolitons.
Megan M Kerr*, Wellesley College
Tracy L Payne, Idaho State University
(110853317)

9:30 a.m.
A gap in the homological dimensions of discrete subgroups of $Sp(n;1)$ and $F_4^{20}$.
Chris Connell*, Indiana University
Benson Farb, University of Chicago
Ben McReynolds, Purdue University
(110857369)

10:00 a.m.
A Combinatorial Systolic Inequality.
Ryan Kowalick, Columbus, OH
JeanFrançois Lafont, The Ohio State University
Barry Minemyer*, The Ohio State University
(110857345)

10:30 a.m.
Noncompact, homogeneous Einstein spaces.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(110853259)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on HighFrequency Problems, I
Room A220, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Shlomo Levental, Michigan State University levental@stt.msu.edu
Mark Schroder, Michigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Continuation Methods and Their Applications to Science and Engineering, I
Room A202, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Tianran Chen, Michigan State University
Dhagash Mehta, North Carolina State University dbmehta@ncsu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Combinatorics, I
Room A116, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Di Francesco, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign philippe@illinois.edu
Rinat Kedem, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves: Dynamics and Stability, I
Room A226, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
Qiliang Wu, Michigan State University qwu@math.msu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Survey of Biomathematics, I
Room A301, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Hannah Callender, University of Portland
Peter Hinow, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee hinow@uwm.edu
Deena Schmidt, Case Western Reserve University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers I
Room A203, Wells Hall

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED Optimal Quadrilateral Finite Elements on Polygonal Domains.
Hengguang Li*, Wayne State University
Qinghui Zhang, Sun YatSen University, China
(110865462)

9:45 a.m.
Some generalized families of Weibull distribution.
Maalee N Almheidat*, Central Michigan University
Felix Famoye, Central Michigan University
Carl Lee, Central Michigan University
(110862497)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Method of Integrated Moments for HighFrequency Data.
Jia Li*, Duke University
Dacheng Xiu, University of Chicago
(110891187)

10:15 a.m.
Political Corruption and Public Advocacy: An Evolutionary Game Theoretic Analysis.
W C Abram, Hillsdale College
Kadeem Noray*, Hillsdale College
(110891247)

10:30 a.m.
Molecular imaging: inverse problems.
Ranadhir Roy*, University of TexasPan American, Edingburg, TX
(11089242)

10:45 a.m.
A geometric framework for analyzing PoissonNernstPlanck systems and applications to ion channel problems.
Weishi Liu*, University of Kansas
(110892546)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers III
Room A204, Wells Hall

Saturday March 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MathSciNet Demo in Room B106
All are welcome.
Room B106, Wells Hall

Saturday March 14, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Recent results on holomorphic oneforms.
Room B115, Wells Hall
Mihnea Popa*, Northwestern University
(110814115)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Breaking the Waves.
Room B115, Wells Hall
Vera Mikyoung Hur*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110835489)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MathSciNet Demo in Room B106
All are welcome.
Room B106, Wells Hall

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room A108, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Carolina Benedetti, Michigan State University caro.benedetti@gmail.com
Peter Magyar, Michigan State University
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University

2:30 p.m.
Increasing Forests.
Joshua Hallam*, Michigan State University
Jeremy L Martin, University of Kansas
Bruce E Sagan, Michigan State University
(110805353)

3:00 p.m.
A family of symmetric functions associated with Stirling permutations.
Rafael S. Gonzalez D'Leon*, University of Kentucky
(110805415)

3:30 p.m.
Pattern Avoiding Involutions and the $q$analogues for Binomial Coefficients.
Samantha Dahlberg*, Michigan State University
(110805468)

4:00 p.m.
Lozenge tilings of a hexagon with holes on boundary and plane partitions that fit in a special box.
Tri Lai*, Institute for Mathematics and it Applications
(110805367)

4:30 p.m.
Transpositions on $m$level rook placements.
Kenneth W. Barrese*, Michigan State University
Nicholas A. Loehr, Virginia Tech and USNA
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California, San Diego
Bruce E. Sagan, Michigan State University
(110805419)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory in Signal Processing and Computer Science, II
Room A218, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University markiwen@math.msu.edu
Rayan Saab, University of California San Diego
Aditya Viswanathan, Michigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic of Hyperelliptic Curves, I
Room A120, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Tony Shaska, Oakland University shaska@oakland.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, II
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

2:30 p.m.
Steklov spectral estimation through quasiconformal mapping.
Alexandre Girouard, Department de Mathematiques et Statistique, Université Laval
Richard S Laugesen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Bartlomiej A. Siudeja, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
(110835240)

3:00 p.m.
A PDE Free Boundary Problem for Corporate Bond with Credit Rating Migration.
Bei Hu*, University opf Notre Dame, Department of Applied Compuational Mathematics and Statistics
Jin Liang, Tong Ji University, Department of Mathematics
Yuan Wu, Tong Ji University, Department of Mathematics
(110835216)

3:30 p.m.
Existence of finite time singularity of nematic liquid crystal flow in dimension three.
Tao Huang, Penn State University
Chun Liu, Penn State University
Fanghua Lin, New York University
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
(110835326)

4:00 p.m.
Relaxation and Duality for the $L^\infty$ Mass Transport Problem.
Marian Bocea*, Loyola University Chicago
(11084971)

4:30 p.m.
Bifurcation of Singularly Perturbed Transition Layer Problem in Inhomogeneous Medium.
Nung Kwan Yip*, Purdue University
Chaoqun Huang, Hunan University
(110835381)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics, Geometry, and Representation Theory of Homogeneous Spaces, II
Room A126, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Miriam Logan, Bowdoin College

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis in Several Variables and its Applications, II
Room A326, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University chakr2d@cmich.edu
Yunus Zeytuncu, University of Michigan at Dearborn

2:30 p.m.
Homotopy equivalence for proper holomorphic mappings.
John P D'Angelo, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jiri Lebl*, Oklahoma State University
(110832261)

3:00 p.m.
Boundary rigidity results for holomorphic mappings between nonequidimensional unit balls.
Yang Liu, Zhejiang Normal University
Yifei Pan*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne
Zhihua Chen, Tongji University
(11083237)

3:30 p.m.
Local Holomorphic Isometries of a Modified Projective Space into a Standard Projective Space.
Peter Ebenfelt*, University of California, San Diego
(110832564)

4:00 p.m.
CR transversality of holomorphic maps into hyperquadrics.
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University at New Brunswick
Yuan Zhang*, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
(11083236)

4:30 p.m.
CRcontinuation of arcanalytic maps.
Janusz Adamus*, University of Western Ontario
(110832347)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Conformal Geometry and Statistical Physics, II
Room A236, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Ilia Binder, University of Toronto
Dapeng Zhan, Michigan State University zhan@math.msu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Stochastic Models, II
Room A224, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Damron, Indiana University
David Sivakoff, The Ohio State University dsivakoff@stat.osu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory: Hypergraphs, Directed Graphs, and Other Generalizations, II
Room A201, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Louis DeBiasio, Miami University debiasld@miamioh.edu
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

2:30 p.m.
Intersecting families of discrete structures are typically trivial.
Jozsef Balogh*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Shagnik Das, Freie University, Berlin
Michelle Delcourt, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Hong Liu, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Maryam Sharifzadeh, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(110805376)

3:00 p.m.
A Generalization of HäggkvistHellgren Theorem on Embedding Factorizations.
Amin Bahmanian*, Illinois State University
Mike Newman, University of Ottawa
(110805570)

3:30 p.m.
Digraphs of large girth with every small subset dominated.
Hao Huang*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, UMN
(110805373)

4:00 p.m.
Subdivisions of a large clique in $C_6$free graphs.
Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Hong Liu*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Maryam Sharifzadeh, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(110805132)

4:30 p.m.
Diameter critical graphs.
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
Jie Ma, University of Science and Technology of China
(110805539)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, II
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractals and Tilings, II
Room A328, Wells Hall
Organizers:
SzeMan Ngai, Georgia Southern University smngai@georgiasouthern.edu
Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University

2:30 p.m.
SelfSimilar Subsets of the Cantor Set.
Yang Wang*, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(110828521)

3:30 p.m.
Intersections of multiplicative translates of 3adic Cantor sets.
William C. Abram*, Hillsdale College
Artem Bolshakov, University of Texas at Dallas
Jeffrey C. Lagarias, University of Michigan
(11081167)

4:00 p.m.
Two inequalities on the Hausdorff and packing measures of selfsimilar sets.
Hua Qiu*, Department of Mathematics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, P.R.China
(110828400)

4:30 p.m.
Topological properties of a class of selfaffine tiles in $\mathbb R^3$.
Guotai Deng, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central China Normal University
Chuntai Liu, School of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wuhan Polytechnic University
SzeMan Ngai*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Georgia Southern University, and College of Mathematics Hunan Normal University
(110828270)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractional Calculus and Nonlocal Operators, II
Room A332, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University mcubed@stt.msu.edu
Russell Schwab, Michigan State University

2:30 p.m.
Modifying Maxwell's equations for dielectric materials based on techniques from viscoelasticity and concepts from fractional calculus.
Andrew William Wharmby*, USAF, 711th Human Performance Wing, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Bioeffects Division, Optical Radiation Branch
Ronald Laird Bagley, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio
(110878159)

3:00 p.m.
A tail of two distributions; case studies for two classical inverse problems for fractional derivatives.
William Rundell*, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
Bangti Jin, Department of Computer Science, University College London
(110835445)

3:30 p.m.
On a Class of Nonlocal Wave Equations from Applications.
Horst R Beyer, TOBB University of Economy and Technology, AnkaraTurkey
Burak Aksoylu, TOBB University of Economy and Technology, AnkaraTurkey and Wayne State University
Fatih Celiker*, Wayne State University
(11084747)

4:00 p.m.
Correlation structure of timechanged Lévy processes.
Nikolai N. Leonenko, Cardiff University
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
Rene L. Schilling, Technische Universität Dresden
Alla Sikorskii*, Michigan State University
(11086097)

4:30 p.m.
Fractional diffusion on bounded domains.
Mark M Meerschaert*, Michigan State University
(110835144)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Their Applications, II
Room A330, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
Darrin Speegle, St. Louis University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2:30 p.m.
Forced dynamical sampling systems in finite and infinite dimensions.
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Keri Kornelson*, University of Oklahoma
(110842346)

3:00 p.m.
HRT versus the Zero Divisor Conjecture.
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Tech
Darrin Speegle, Saint Louis University
(110842165)

3:30 p.m.
An unconditional FDD of translations of a single function in $L_p$ for $p>2$.
Daniel Freeman*, St Louis University
(110846211)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized Steiner Equiangular Tight Frames.
Matthew Fickus, Air Force Institute of Technology
John D Jasper*, University of Oregon
Dustin G Mixon, Air Force Institute of Technology
Jesse D Peterson, Air For Institute of Technology
(110846577)

4:30 p.m.
Structures of minimal scalings in $R^n$.
Yeonhyang Kim*, Central Michigan University
Rachel Domagalski, Central Michigan University
Sivaram K. Narayan, Central Michigan University
Hong Suh, Pomona College
Xingyu Zhang, Penn State
(110815269)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Invariants of 3Manifolds, II
Room A128, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Two examples of extended Topological Quantum Field Theories.
Charles Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(110857366)

3:00 p.m.
Chromatic homology and graph configuration spaces.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Vladimir Baranovsky, University of California Irvine
(110857243)

3:30 p.m.
Khovanov homology, chromatic homology, and torsion.
Adam M Lowrance*, Vassar College
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
(110857172)

4:00 p.m.
Veering Dehn surgery.
Saul Schleimer, University of Warwick
Henry Segerman*, Oklahoma State University
(110857251)

4:30 p.m.
Geometrically similar knots.
David Futer*, Temple University
Christian Millichap, Temple University
(110857388)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Manifolds, Singular Spaces, and Groups, II
Room A130, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Schmidt, Michigan State University schmidt@math.msu.edu
Meera Mainkar, Central Michigan University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Representations, II
Room A234, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Amanda Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver aschaef6@msudenver.edu
Jonathan Hall, Michigan State University
Hung Nguyen, University of Akron

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, II
Room A316, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jarod Hart, Wayne State University
Nguyen Lam, University of Pittsburgh
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University gzlu@wayne.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the Mean Value Property for the $p$Laplace equation in the plane.
Peter Lindqvist, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Juan J Manfredi*, University of Pittsburgh
(11083515)

3:00 p.m.
Local wellposedness for quasilinear Schrodinger equations.
Jason Metcalfe*, University of North Carolina
(110835336)

3:30 p.m.
Doubling estimates, vanishing order and nodal sets of Steklov eigenfunctions.
Xing Wang, Johns Hopkins University
Jiuyi Zhu*, Johns Hopkins University
(11085888)

4:00 p.m.
A Survey of Fourier Sampling Problems.
Anna C Gilbert*, University of Michigan
Piotr Indyk, MIT
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
Ludwig Schmidt, MIT
(110842384)

4:30 p.m.
Commutators vs. weighted estimates.
Árpád Bényi, Western Washington University
José María Martell, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Spain
Kabe Moen, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Eric Stachura, Temple University
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Kansas
(110842330)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, II
Room A318, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Goldberg, University of Cincinnati
William Green, RoseHulman Institute of Technology green@rosehulman.edu

2:30 p.m.
Commutators of Bilinear Singular Integrals With Pointwise Multiplication.
Lucas Chaffee*, University of Kansas
Rodolfo H. Torres, University of Kansas
(110842313)

3:00 p.m.
Hardy Space Estimates for Bilinear CalderónZygmund Operators.
Jarod Hart*, Wayne State University
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University
(110844340)

3:30 p.m.
Van der Corput lemmas, Fourier transforms of irregular hypersurface measures, and some PDE consequences.
Michael Greenblatt*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110842298)

4:00 p.m.
Uniform restriction estimates for certain hypersurfaces of revolution.
Betsy Stovall*, University of WisconsinMadison
(110842151)

4:30 p.m.
The mixed problem for the linear Stokes system in domains in the plane.
Russell Brown, University of Kentucky
Seick Kim, Yonsei University
Katharine Ott*, Bates College
(110835245)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on HighFrequency Problems, II
Room A220, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Shlomo Levental, Michigan State University levental@stt.msu.edu
Mark Schroder, Michigan State University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Continuation Methods and Their Applications to Science and Engineering, II
Room A202, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Tianran Chen, Michigan State University
Dhagash Mehta, North Carolina State University dbmehta@ncsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The centerfocus problem.
Jonathan Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
Adam Mahdi, University of Oxford
Claudio Pessoa, Universidade Estadual Paulista
(110865532)

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED Homotopy continuation method and Bethe equations.
Wenrui Hao*, Math Bioscience Institute
Andrew Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Rafael Nepomechie, University of Miami
(110882394)

3:30 p.m.
Computing Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of Tensors via Homotopy Continuation.
Liping Chen, Michigan State University
Lixing Han*, University of MichiganFlint
Liangmin Zhou, Michigan State University
(110865411)

4:00 p.m.
Computing a defective eigenvalue using perturbed matrix data.
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(110865490)

4:30 p.m.
Homotopy continuation methods to explore potential energy landscapes.
Dhagash Mehta*, University of Notre Dame
(110892341)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Combinatorics, II
Room A116, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Di Francesco, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign philippe@illinois.edu
Rinat Kedem, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Geometry, Group Theory, and Number Theory, II
Room A118, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Linowitz, University of Michigan linowitz@umich.edu
D. B. Reynolds, Purdue University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Imaging, II
Room A216, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Yulia Hristova, University of MichiganDearborn yuliagh@umich.edu
Linh Nguyen, University of Idaho

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and FloerType Invariants, II
Room A134, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Cornwell, Université du Québec à Montréal cornwell@cirget.ca
Faramarz Vafaee, Caltech

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics in Industry and Industrial Problems with Mathematics Application, II
Room A336, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peiru Wu, Michigan State University peiruw@math.msu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Curse of Dimensionality in a Real Life Industrial Problem.
Timothy D Rey*, Steelcase, Inc.
(11086238)

3:00 p.m.
Liquid Transfer in Flexographic Printing.
Kam C Ng*, Kodak Technology Center, Eastman Kodak Company
(110835160)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Methods as Applied to Landfill Gas Data.
David A Fischer*, QED Environmental Systems, Inc.
Hongli Gao, Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics (MSIM), Michigan State University
(110865441)

4:30 p.m.
Alternative Computational Methods for Optimization of Military Vehicles Design for Human Survivability and other Factors.
Scott Wilson Badenoch*, Badenoch LLC, Southfield, MI
(110800258)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Modeling, Numerics, and Analysis of ElectroDiffusion Phenomena, II
Room A308, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Mingji Zhang, MIchigan State University

2:30 p.m.
A geometric framework for analyzing PoissonNernstPlanck systems and applications to ion channel problems.
Weishi Liu*, University of Kansas
(110892545)

3:30 p.m.
Dynamics of Ionic Electrodiffusion.
Tao Huang*, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University
Chun Liu, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University
Yoichiro Mori, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(11083556)

4:00 p.m.
Effects of (small) permanent charge and channel geometry on ionic flows via classical PoissonNernstPlanck models.
Shuguan Ji*, College of Mathematics, Jilin University
Weishi Liu, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
Mingji Zhang, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
(110834137)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Control and Related Fields, II
Room A232, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Chao Zhu, University of WisconsinMilwaukee zhu@uwm.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves: Dynamics and Stability, II
Room A226, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
Qiliang Wu, Michigan State University qwu@math.msu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Phase Retrieval in Theory and Practice, II
Room A222, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Fickus, Air Force Institute of Technology
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
Dustin Mixon, Air Force Institute of Technology dustin.mixon@gmail.com

2:30 p.m.
Phase Retrieval by Projections.
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri  Frame Research Center
(11084664)

3:00 p.m.
Stability in phase retrieval.
Jameson Cahill*, Duke University
(110846517)

3:30 p.m.
Phase Retrieval using Masks via Convex Optimization.
Kishore Jaganathan*, Caltech
(110800303)

4:00 p.m.
Fourier phase retrieval with phaseuncertain mask.
Wenjing Liao*, Duke University
Albert Fannjiang, University of California, Davis
(110878519)

4:30 p.m.
Graph connection Laplacian and ptychographic image processing.
HauTieng Wu*, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Noureddine El Karoui, UC Berkeley
Stefano Marchesini, LBL
YuChao Tu, University of Utah
Amit Singer, Princeton
(110894325)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Random Fields and Long Range Dependence, II
Room A334, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University xiao@stt.msu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Integrated AR and ARCH processes and the FIGARCH model: origins of long memory.
Liudas Giraitis*, Queen Mary University of London
Donatas Surgailis, Vilnius University
Andrius Skarnulis, Vilnius University
(110860226)

3:00 p.m.
Is this long range dependence?
Michael L Stein*, University of Chicago
(1108608)

3:30 p.m.
Intrinsic Random Functions and Universal Kriging on the Circle.
Chunfeng Huang*, Indiana University
Haimeng Zhang, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Scott M Robeson, Indiana University
(110860163)

4:00 p.m.
On the Minimax Optimality of Block Thresholded Wavelet Estimators on Random Fields.
Linyuan Li*, University of New Hampshire
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University
(11086229)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:30 p.m.
Multiple testing of local maxima for detection of peaks in random fields.
Dan Cheng*, North Carolina State University
Armin Schwartzman, North Carolina State University
(110860194)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices and Compressed Sensing, I
Room A206, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Yang Liu, Michigan State University yliu@msu.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Finite Element and Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Partial Differential Equations, II
Room A322, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Aycil Cesmelioglu, Oakland University cesmelio@oakland.edu
Anna Maria Spagnuolo, Oakland University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Modeling of the Financial Markets, II
Room A320, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Albert Cohen, Michigan State University albert@math.msu.edu
Nick Costanzino, University of Toronto
Emiliano Valdez, Michigan State University

2:30 p.m.
Pricing of variance and volatility swap for financial derivatives.
Semere Habtemicael*, North Dakota State University
Indranil SenGupta, North Dakota State University
(11086040)

3:00 p.m.
Purchasing Term Life Insurance to Reach a Bequest while Consuming.
Erhan Bayraktar, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
S. David Promislow, Department of Mathematics, York University
Virginia R. Young*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(110860272)

3:30 p.m.
Pension Finance and the Fall and Rise of Detroit City Government.
Eric Scorsone*, Michigan State University
(110891443)

4:00 p.m.
Backtesting General Spectral Risk Measures with Application to Expected Shortfall.
Michael Curran*, Bank of Montreal
(11086063)

4:30 p.m.
Cumulative prospect theory with skewed return distribution.
Minsuk Kwak, McMaster University
Traian A Pirvu*, McMaster University
(110891460)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Geometry of Submanifolds, Dedicated to the Memory of Franki Dillen (19632013), II
Room A132, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Alfonso Carriazo Rubio, University of Sevilla
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
Joeri Van der Veken, KU Leuven

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, II
Room A228, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hhu@math.msu.edu
Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University

2:30 p.m.
Equilibrium states for robustly transitive systems.
Vaughn Climenhaga, University of Houston
Todd Fisher*, Brigham Young University
Dan Thompson, Ohio State Univesity
(110837314)

3:00 p.m.
Equilibrium States for robustly transitive systems II.
Vaughn Climenhaga, University of Houston
Todd Fisher, Brigham Young University
Daniel J Thompson*, Ohio State University
(110837311)

3:30 p.m.
Nonequilibrium steadystates for some interacting particle systems.
Yao Li*, Courant Institute, New York University
LaiSang Young, Courant Institute, New York University
(110837392)

4:00 p.m.
Hitting time statistics for random dynamical systems.
Jerome Rousseau*, Universidade Federal da Bahia/University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110837380)

4:30 p.m.
Hitting Time Distribution for Dynamical Balls.
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Fan Yang*, University of Southern California
(110837241)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Disorder, and Quantum Many Body Physics, II
Room A230, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University jeffrey@math.msu.edu

2:30 p.m.
On manybody localization for quantum spin chains.
John Z. Imbrie*, University of Virginia
(110881492)

3:00 p.m.
Ballistic transport in the XY spin chain.
David Damanik, Rice University
Milivoje Lukic*, University of Toronto
William Yessen, Rice University
(110882342)

3:30 p.m.
On Correlation Decay in the Random XYModel.
Robert Sims*, University of Arizona
Simone Warzel, Technische Universitat Munchen
(110881365)

4:00 p.m.
An area law for entanglements of eigen states in a disordered XY chain.
Houssam AbdulRahman*, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
(110881306)

4:30 p.m.
Strongly Continuous Approximations of Continuum Fermion Dynamics.
Bruno Nachtergaele*, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona
(110882135)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Survey of Biomathematics, II
Room A301, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Hannah Callender, University of Portland
Peter Hinow, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee hinow@uwm.edu
Deena Schmidt, Case Western Reserve University

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, II
Room A122, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Kevin Tucker, University of Illinois at Chicago kftucker@uic.edu
Brian Lehmann, Boston College lehmannb@bc.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room A124, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jason Bell, University of Waterloo
Rajesh S. Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel Rogalski, UC San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

Saturday March 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers II
Room A203, Wells Hall

3:00 p.m.
Some asymptotic results on a stochastic predatorprey model with Beddington DeAngelis funtional response.
Dang Hai Nguyen*, Wayne State University
George Yin, Wayne State University
Du Huu Nguyen, Hanoi University of Science
(110860499)

3:15 p.m.
Strong Invariance for Switching Diffusions.
Hongwei Mei*, Wayne state university
George Yin, Wayne state university
(11086016)

3:30 p.m.
On Current Solutions to Schrödinger Type Equations.
Chiachi Tung*, Dept. of Math. and Stat., Minnesota State University, Mankato
(110832310)

3:45 p.m.
Exponential mixing of torus extension over expanding maps.
Jianyu Chen*, Michigan State University
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University
(110837526)

4:00 p.m.
Elliptic estimates for solutions to divergence form elliptic equations with piecewise constant coefficients in dimension $n$ by using integral equation method.
Khaldoun AlYasiri*, MSU, E.Lansing, MI.
Zhengfang Zhou, MSU E. Lansing, MI
(110835352)

4:15 p.m.
Boundary Integrals and Approximation of Harmonic Functions.
Giles Auchmuty, University of Houston
Manki Cho*, University of Houston
(110835505)

4:30 p.m.
New approached to spectralto tile correspondences.
Palle E Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(11084212)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers IV
Room A204, Wells Hall

3:00 p.m.
A natural twogenerator construction of the sporadic Mathieu group $M_{24}$.
Paul Becker*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Sheridan Houghten, Brock University
Jennifer Ulrich, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Martin Derka, Waterloo University
(110820210)

3:15 p.m.
Chebyshev and Bernstein polynomials change of bases.
Mohammad A AlQudah*, Northwood University
(110833403)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Tangle Functors for Quantum Groups at Roots of Unity.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Sanjay L Kumar, The University of Iowa
(11085782)

3:45 p.m.
Special subgroups of hyperbolic 3manifold groups.
Rosemary K Guzman*, University of Iowa
(110857586)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Traceless representations, tangles and a LagrangianFloer theory in the pillowcase.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
Paul Kirk, Indiana University Bloomington
(110857235)

4:15 p.m.
Lowtype submanifolds of complex space forms.
Ivko M Dimitric*, Penn State University Fayette
(110853568)

4:30 p.m.
Right Invertible Functions.
Gezahagne Mulat Addis*, Dilla University
(11080081)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 5:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Invited Address
Integrable Combinatorics.
Room B115, Wells Hall
Philippe R Di Francesco*, Departments of Mathematics and Physics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110805183)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics Reception
All are welcome.
Huntington Club, Stadium Tower
Inquiries: meet@ams.org