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Spring Western Sectional Meeting
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
April 910, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1119
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday April 9, 2016

Saturday April 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building

Saturday April 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, I
Room 350, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Anna Puskás, University of Alberta puskas@ualberta.ca
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Paul Gunnells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

8:00 a.m.
On the local converse theorem for padic GLn.
Baiying Liu*, Institute for Advance Study
(11191161)

8:30 a.m.
Multivariable RankinSelberg Integral for a product of twisted spinor L functions.
Joseph A Hundley*, SUNY Buffalo
Xin Shen, University of Toronto
(111911164)

9:00 a.m.
Eisenstein series and Transfer of Plancherel measures.
Shiang Tang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
(111922107)

9:30 a.m.
Zeros of modular forms of half integral weight.
Amanda Folsom, Amherst College
Paul Jenkins*, Brigham Young University
(11191179)

10:00 a.m.
Eisenstein congruences and the JacquetLanglands correspondence.
Kimball Martin*, University of Oklahoma
(111911151)

10:30 a.m.
Local Langlands conjecture for $p$adic $GSpin(4),$ $GSpin(6),$ and their inner forms.
Mahdi Asgari, Oklahoma State University
Kwangho Choiy*, Southern Illinois University
(11192275)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, I
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

8:00 a.m.
Rational sphere maps.
John P. D'Angelo*, Univ. of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(11193221)

8:30 a.m.
Some Rigidity theorems for Harmonic functions and CR Harmonic map.
SongYing Li*, University of California, Irvine
Duong Ngoc Son, Texas A&M University at Qatar
(11193219)

9:00 a.m.
Extensions of CR functions in ${\mathbb C}^n \times {\mathbb R}$.
Jiri Lebl*, Oklahoma State University
Alan Noell, Oklahoma State University
Sivaguru Ravisankar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(11193239)

9:30 a.m.
Holomorphic isometries from the unit ball into the irreducible classical bounded symmetric domain.
Ming Xiao*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
(11193223)

10:00 a.m.
The $Q^\prime$curvature in CR geometry.
Jeffrey S. Case*, Penn State University
(11193262)

10:30 a.m.
Sums of CR functions from competing CR structures.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
Dusty Grundmeier, Harvard University
(111932231)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Schubert polynomials and slide polynomials.
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California
Dominic Searles*, University of Southern California
(111905129)

9:00 a.m.
Quantum equivariant cohomology of Grassmannians via cyclic factorial Schur functions.
Kaisa Taipale*, University of Minnesota
Anna Bertiger, Boston, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Milicevic, Haverford College
(111905226)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized Kostant polynomials.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
(111914172)

10:00 a.m.
Galois groups of Schubert problems via symbolic computation.
Robert L Williams*, Texas A&M University
(111914199)

10:30 a.m.
Choosing a good path for homotopy continuation.
Dan Bates*, Colorado State University
(111914111)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Adam Boocher, University of Utah boocher@math.utah.edu
Linquan Ma, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
BernsteinSato polynomials of generic matrices.
Andras Lorincz, University of Connecticut
Claudiu Raicu, University of Notre Dame
Uli Walther*, Purdue University
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(11191328)

8:30 a.m.
Defining ideals of special fiber rings and birational morphisms of projective spaces.
Youngsu Kim*, University of California Riverside
Vivek Mukundan, Purdue University
(111913153)

9:00 a.m.
The Betti Poset in monomial resolutions.
Sonja Mapes*, University of Notre Dame
Timothy Clark, Loyola University Maryland
(111913166)

9:30 a.m.
Invertible sums of matrices.
Justin Chen*, University of California, Berkeley
(11191385)

10:00 a.m.
Adams operations for matrix factorizations and a conjecture of Dao and Kurano.
Michael K Brown, University of Nebraska
Claudia Miller*, Syracuse University
Peder Thompson, University of Nebraska
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
(111913211)

10:30 a.m.
The GabberCohen Theorem and the Homological Conjectures.
Paul C Roberts*, University of Utah
(11191382)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, I
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Topological Phases of Matter, I
Room 214, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory paul.bruillard@pnnl.gov
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
On the classification of weakly integral modular categories.
SiuHung Ng*, Louisiana State University
(111920222)

8:40 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
Classifying low rank modular tensor categories.
Daniel Creamer*, Texas A&M University
(111918239)

9:20 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
Enumeration of SelfDual, Multiplicity 1, Fusion Rings from a Graphical Perspective.
Stephen J. Young*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Kathleen Nowak, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(111905230)

9:50 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
The sixteenfold way.
Tobias Hagge*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
César Galindo, Universad de los Andes
Richard Ng, Louisiana State University
Julia Yael Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Research Station Q and University of California Santa Barbara
(111918251)

10:20 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
Nondegenerate quotients of pivotal tensor categories.
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Henry Tucker*, University of Southern California
(111918256)

10:50 a.m.
Discussion.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, I
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Structure and Emergent Properties of Biological Networks, I
Room 215, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Fred Adler, University of Utah
Katrina Johnson, University of Utah
Anna Miller, University of Utah amiller@math.utah.edu
Laura Strube, University of Utah

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, I
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Tom Alberts, University of Utah alberts@math.utah.edu
Arjun Krishnan, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Can one hear the shape of a random walk?
Eviatar B Procaccia*, Texas A&M University
(11196058)

9:00 a.m.
Nonfixation for Activated Random Walk on the Line.
Riddhipratim Basu*, Stanford University
Shirshendu Ganguly, University of Washington
Christopher Hoffman, University of Washington
(111960128)

9:30 a.m.
Large deviations in exponential random graphs.
Mei Yin*, University of Denver
(11196035)

10:00 a.m.
BakSneppen backwards.
Mackenzie Simper*, University of Utah
Tom Alberts, University of Utah
Ga Yeong Lee, Caltech
(111960132)

10:30 a.m.
Werner's measure on selfavoiding loops and representations of the Virasoro algebra.
Angel Chavez*, Pomona College
Doug Pickrell, University of Arizona
(11196018)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 306, Alfred Emery Building

8:30 a.m.
Counting Schur Rings over Cyclic Groups.
Andrew F Misseldine*, Southern Utah University
(11192017)

8:45 a.m.
Finite groups which act freely on smooth Schoen 3folds.
Tolga Karayayla*, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara/Turkey
(11191429)

9:00 a.m.
An application of Z transform in pharmacokinetics.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Fred Kashefi, University of Texas at Arlington
(11193924)

9:15 a.m.
Engaging the introverted learner: the GillespieBarron Introverted Learner Model.
Terry L. Barron*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(11199715)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the smallest quadrilateral containing a convex disc.
Joseph T Lee*, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
(11195268)

9:45 a.m.
A combinatorial proof for the rankunimodality of poset order ideals.
Kevin Rao*, Texas Mathworks at Texas State University
Hans Li, Texas Mathworks at Texas State University
William Liu, Texas Mathworks at Texas State University
(11190536)

10:00 a.m.
Commutative Schur rings over symmetric groups.
Stephen Humphries*, Brigham Young University
(11192022)

10:15 a.m.
The subregular part of Lusztig's Asymptotic Hecke Algebra.
Tianyuan Xu*, University of Oregon
(111916154)

10:30 a.m.
The weight distribution of the selfdual [128,64] polarity design code.
Vladimir D Tonchev*, Michigan Technological University
(111994163)

10:45 a.m.
Partial state reachability of linear systems connected in series.
Paul A Fuhrmann*, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
(11199314)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

9:00 a.m.
Versions of Schubert and Grothendieck polynomials for symmetric orbit closures.
Benjamin J. Wyser*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111905188)

9:30 a.m.
Resonance in orbits of plane partitions and increasing tableaux.
Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois, Urbana  Champaign
Jessica Striker*, North Dakota State University
(111905200)

10:00 a.m.
Coincidental types, $K$theoretic Schubert calculus, and bijections of plane partitions.
Zachary Hamaker, IMA/University of Minnesota
Rebecca Patrias, University of Minnesota
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Nathan Williams, LaCIM, Université du Québec à Montréal
(11190592)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry (association with the Erdős Lecture by Ravi Vakil), I
Room 310, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah schwede@math.utah.edu

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graph Theory, I
Room 360, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Mike Picollelli, California State University San Marcos

9:00 a.m.
HananiTutte for radial planarity.
Radoslav Fulek, IST Austria
Michael J Pelsmajer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Marcus Schaefer, DePaul University
(111905241)

9:30 a.m.
Coloring squares of planar graphs.
Jennifer Diemunsch, St. Vincent College
Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver
Sogol Jahanbekam*, University of Colorado Denver
Brent Thomas, University of Colorado Denver
(111905133)

10:00 a.m.
Smallest graphs with given generalized Quaternion Automorphism Group.
LindseyKay Lauderdale*, The University of Texas at Tyler
Christina Graves, The University of Texas at Tyler
Stephen J Graves, The University of Texas at Tyler
(111905198)

10:30 a.m.
Possible matrix representations of connected graph flow spaces.
Derek Hoeft*, California State University, San Marcos
Shahed Sharif, California State University, San Marcos
(111905203)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, I
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic heat equation driven by a rough timefractional noise.
Le Chen, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
Kamran Kalbasi, University of Warwick
David Nualart*, University of Kansas
(11196090)

9:30 a.m.
Scaling limits of fluctuations in stochastic homogenization.
Yu Gu*, Stanford University
JeanChristophe Mourrat, ENS Lyon
(11196016)

10:00 a.m.
On unique ergodicity for nonlinear SPDEs.
Nathan E GlattHoltz, Virginia Tech
Jonathan C Mattingly, Duke University
Geordie Richards*, University of Rochester
(111960207)

10:30 a.m.
The boundary of the support of superBrownian motion.
Carl Mueller*, University of Rochester
Leonid Mytnik, The Technion
Edwin Perkins, University of British Columbia
(11196069)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Symmetries of algebraic varieties.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
James McKernan*, UCSD
(111914237)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
An introduction to quasisymmetric Schur functions.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
Stephanie van Willigenburg*, University of British Columbia
(11190512)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

3:00 p.m.
A noncommutative geometric LittlewoodRichardson rule.
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Vasu Tewari*, University of Washington, Seattle
Steph van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia
(11190584)

4:00 p.m.
A skein action of the symmetric group on noncrossing partitions.
Brendon Rhoades*, University of California, San Diego
(11190572)

4:30 p.m.
Enumeration of parabolic double cosets for coxeter groups.
Sara Billey*, University of Washington
Matjaz Konvalinka, University of Ljubljana
T. Kyle Petersen, DePaul University
William Slofstra, University of Waterloo
Bridget Tenner, DePaul University
(11190593)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry (association with the Erdős Lecture by Ravi Vakil), II
Room 310, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah schwede@math.utah.edu

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, II
Room 350, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Anna Puskás, University of Alberta puskas@ualberta.ca
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Paul Gunnells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, II
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Adam Boocher, University of Utah boocher@math.utah.edu
Linquan Ma, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
The Fsplitting ratio of a toric variety.
Milena Hering*, Unviersity of Edinburgh
Kevin Tucker, University of Illinois Chicago
(111913159)

3:30 p.m.
Frobenius powers of ideals in regular rings.
Emily E. Witt, University of Kansas
Pedro Teixeira, Knox College
Daniel J Hernández*, University of Kansas
(111913235)

4:00 p.m.
Local cohomology and connectivity in mixed characteristic.
Daniel J. Hernández, University of Kansas
Luis NúñezBetancourt, University of Virginia
Felipe Pérez, Georgia State University
Emily E. Witt*, University of Kansas
(111913232)

4:30 p.m.
Injective dimension of Ffinite Fmodules.
Wenliang Zhang*, University of Illinois
(111913219)

5:00 p.m.
Separating sets for actions of tori.
Emilie Dufresne, University of Oxford
Jack Jeffries*, University of Michigan
(111913149)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, II
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graph Theory, II
Room 360, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Mike Picollelli, California State University San Marcos

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, II
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, II
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
A few problems in knot theory or motivated by knot theory.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(111957214)

4:00 p.m.
Periodic surfaceknots and quandle extensions.
Seung Yeop Yang*, The George Washington University
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
(111957148)

4:30 p.m.
From Gaussian polynomials to plucking polynomials.
Zhiyun Cheng, Beijing Normal University, The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee*, The George Washington University
Józef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
Xiao Wang, The George Washington University
Seung Yeop Yang, The George Washington University
(111954123)

5:00 p.m.
Strict unimodality of plucking polynomials of rooted trees.
Zhiyun Cheng, Beijing Normal University and The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee, The George Washington University
Józef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University and University of Gdańsk
Xiao Wang*, The George Washington University
Seung Yeop Yang, The George Washington University
(111957161)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Structure and Emergent Properties of Biological Networks, II
Room 215, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Fred Adler, University of Utah
Katrina Johnson, University of Utah
Anna Miller, University of Utah amiller@math.utah.edu
Laura Strube, University of Utah

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, II
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Tom Alberts, University of Utah alberts@math.utah.edu
Arjun Krishnan, University of Utah

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
Density of parabolic Anderson field.
Yaozhong Hu*, University of Kansas
Khoa Le, University of Calgary
(111960260)

3:30 p.m.
Large deviations for a stochastic Kortewegde Vries equation with additive noise.
Chia Ying Lee, AIR Worldwide Insurance
Leila Setayeshgar*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Providence College
(11196011)

4:00 p.m.
Time discrete approximation of weak solutions for stochastic equations of geophysical fluid dynamics.
Chuntian Wang*, University of California, Los Angeles
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Roger Temam, Indiana University Bloomington
(11193513)

4:30 p.m.
Rough conservation laws.
Samy Tindel*, Purdue University
(11196038)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 306, Alfred Emery Building

3:00 p.m.
Comparing search directions in infeasible Newton's Method for Weighted Analytic Center for Linear Matrix Inequalities.
Shafiu Jibrin*, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
(11199031)

3:30 p.m.
Impartial avoidance and achievement games For generating finite groups.
Bret Benesh, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Dana Ernst, Northern Arizona University
Nándor Sieben*, Northern Arizona University
(111920139)

3:45 p.m.
Volterra and Fredholm integral equations for functions with values in Lspaces.
Vira Babenko*, The University of Utah
(111945141)

4:00 p.m.
Composition Operators on Weighted Hilbert Spaces.
Waleed AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(11194781)

4:15 p.m.
Counting Schur Rings over Cyclic Groups.
Andrew F. Misseldine*, Southern Utah University
(11192089)

4:30 p.m.
A fourcompartment stochastic differential equation model of a stock market.
Eka Oche Ogbaji*, Federal University Wukari,Wukari
E.S Onah, University of Agriculture Makurdi
(11196088)

4:45 p.m.
Idempotent algebras with semigroup operations.
Yuri Movsisyan*, Yerevan State University
(111908144)

5:00 p.m.
Sufficient condition for Strassen's additivity conjecture for Waring rank.
Zach Teitler*, Boise State University
(111913126)

5:15 p.m.
The Relationship between the Topological Properties and Common Modal Logics.
Bing Xu*, California State University, Fresno
(111903252)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 6:05 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Cutting and pasting in (algebraic) geometry.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford University
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(111914242)

Saturday April 9, 2016, 7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reception for the Erdős Lecture
All are welcome.
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building
Sunday April 10, 2016

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, III
Room 350, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Anna Puskás, University of Alberta puskas@ualberta.ca
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Paul Gunnells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

8:00 a.m.
Categorifying $U_q(sl_2)$ representations via blocks of modular representations for $sl_m$.
Vinoth Nandakumar*, University of Utah
Gufang Zhao, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(111922143)

8:30 a.m.
Mirabolic quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
Daniele Rosso*, University of California, Riverside
(111917201)

9:00 a.m.
The Free Fermionic Bialgebra.
Valentin Buciumas*, Stanford University
(111920121)

9:30 a.m.
Ice diagrams and Hamiltonians.
Ben Brubaker, University of Minnesota
Andrew Schultz*, Wellesley College
(111905138)

10:00 a.m.
Rigged configurations and $B(\infty)$.
Ben Salisbury*, Central Michigan University
Travis Scrimshaw, University of Minnesota
(111905130)

10:30 a.m.
Compression and combinatorial formulas for Koornwinder polynomials.
Cristian Lenart, SUNY Albany
Daniel Orr*, Virginia Tech
Mark Shimozono, Virginia Tech
(111905177)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, III
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

8:00 a.m.
Staircase diagrams and the enumeration of smooth Schubert varieties.
Edward Richmond*, Oklahoma State University
William Slofstra, University of Waterloo
(111905223)

8:30 a.m.
Toric matrix Schubert varieties.
Laura Escobar*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Karola Mészáros, Cornell University
(11190577)

9:00 a.m.
Puzzles and equivariant $K$theory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11190591)

9:30 a.m.
Transitions for involution Schubert polynomials.
Zachary Hamaker, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Eric Marberg, Stanford University
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Michigan
(111905244)

10:00 a.m.
MarsSpringer subvarieties of symmetric orbit closures and interval pattern combinatorics.
Alexander Woo, University of Idaho
Benjamin J. Wyser*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111914186)

10:30 a.m.
The LusztigVogan bijection.
Peter E Trapa*, University of utah
(111922217)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Adam Boocher, University of Utah boocher@math.utah.edu
Linquan Ma, University of Utah

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, III
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Logic and high homogeneity of the pseudoarc.
Slawomir Solecki*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Todor Tsankov, University of Paris 7
(111903257)

8:30 a.m.
Topological conjugacy of Toeplitz subshifts.
Marcin Sabok*, McGill University
(111903205)

9:00 a.m.
Uniform and coarse embeddings.
Bruno de Mendonça Braga*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111946194)

9:30 a.m.
Oneended subforests and treeability.
Clinton T Conley*, Carnegie Mellon University
(111903246)

10:00 a.m.
Recent results in the combinatorics of Abelian group actions.
Stephen C Jackson*, University of North Texas
Ed Krohne, University of North Texas
Su Gao, University of North Texas
Brandon Seward, Hebrew University
(111903180)

10:30 a.m.
LópezEscobar's theorem and metric structures.
Samuel Coskey*, Boise State University
(111903122)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Topological Phases of Matter, II
Room 214, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory paul.bruillard@pnnl.gov
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
The current state of the property F conjecture.
Eric C. Rowell*, Texas A&M University
(11191886)

8:40 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
Towards finiteness for mapping class group representations from grouptheoretical categories.
Paul Gustafson*, Texas A&M University
(111955142)

9:20 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
Lowdimensional representations of the three component loop braid group.
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Liang Chang, Texas A&M University
SeungMoon Hong, University of Toledo
Julia Plavnik*, Texas A&M University
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University
Michael Sun, Mathematisches Institut der Universitat Munster, Germany
(111916254)

9:50 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
A classification of $\mathfrak{sl}_3$ relations in the Witt group of nondegenerate braided fusion categories.
Andrew Schopieray*, University of Oregon
(11191833)

10:20 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
Geometric invariants for fusion categories.
Matthew Titsworth*, University of Texas at Dallas
Tobias Hagge, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(111918218)

10:50 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, III
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
What do the Golden Ratio and a crescent moon have in common?
Igor Szczyrba*, University of Northern Colorado
(11191140)

8:30 a.m.
Particle size distributions from angular light scattering data.
Martin M Schauer*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
William T Buttler, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
Shabnam Monfared, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
Daniel Sorenson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
Daniel Frayer, National Security Technologies, Los Alamos Operations
Brandon Lalone, National Security Technologies, Special Technologiews Lab
Gerald Stevens, National Security Technologies, Special Technologies Lab
William Turley, National Security Technologies,Special Technologies Lab
(11197064)

9:00 a.m.
Radiographic assessment from static object measurements using a sensitivity study.
James L Carroll*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(111968229)

9:30 a.m.
Uncertainty analysis in signal detection.
Michal Odyniec*, NST
(11194660)

10:00 a.m.
Comparison of calibration targets used to infer radiographic spot size.
Jennifer L Schei*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Christopher D Tomkins, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(111965104)

10:30 a.m.
On topology, geometry, and condensed matter.
Robert Owczarek*, University of New Mexico
(111982135)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, III
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Tom Alberts, University of Utah alberts@math.utah.edu
Arjun Krishnan, University of Utah

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry (association with the Erdős Lecture by Ravi Vakil), III
Room 310, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah schwede@math.utah.edu

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graph Theory, III
Room 360, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Mike Picollelli, California State University San Marcos

8:30 a.m.
Polychromatic colorings of the hypercube.
Michael Young*, Iowa State University
(11190580)

9:00 a.m.
A path Turan problem for infinite graphs.
Craig Timmons*, California State University Sacramento
Xing Peng, Center for Applied Mathematics, Tianjin University
(11190554)

9:30 a.m.
Counting subgraphs in $F$free graphs.
Cory Palmer*, University of Montana
Daniel Gerbner, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
(111905191)

10:00 a.m.
A refinement of theorems on chorded cycles.
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Michael Santana*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Elyse Yeager, University of British Columbia
(11190542)

10:30 a.m.
Cycles in $k$chromatic graphs.
Jacques A Verstraete*, University of California, San Diego
Kostochka Alexandr, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Benny Sudakov, ETH Zurich
(11190530)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

Sunday April 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

9:00 a.m.
Pathwise localization in the Anderson polymer model.
Michael C Cranston*, Irvine
(111960220)

9:30 a.m.
Homogenization of Brinkman flows in heterogeneous dynamic media.
Hakima Bessaih*, University of Wyoming
Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University
Florian Maris, KAUST
(11196049)

10:00 a.m.
Propagation of high moments for parabolic Anderson model.
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah
Khoa Le*, University of Calgary
David Nualart, University of Kansas
(111960213)

10:30 a.m.
Weak extinction versus global exponential growth of total mass for SPDE's and superBrownian motions.
Janos G. Englander*, University of Colorado Boulder
Renming Song, University of Illionis Urbana Champaign
Yanxia Ren, Beijing University, PR of China
(11196020)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
From Whittaker functions to Quantum Groups.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
Daniel Bump*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
(111981105)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

2:00 p.m.
Braid moves in commutation classes of the symmetric group.
Anne Schilling*, Department of Mathematics, UC Davis
Nicolas M Thiery, Universite Paris Sud
Graham White, Stanford
Nathan Williams, LaCIM, Montreal
(11190541)

3:00 p.m.
A lattice of maximal chains of the Tamari lattice.
Luke E Nelson*, Arizona State University
(111906113)

3:30 p.m.
Crystal structure of certain PBW bases.
Ben Salisbury*, Central Michigan University
Adam Schultze, University at Albany, SUNY
Peter Tingley, Loyola University of Chicago
(111905131)

4:00 p.m.
Monotone walks on the symmetric groups.
Jonathan Novak*, University of California, San Diego
(11190570)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, IV
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, IV
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Weak containment rigidity for distal actions.
Robin D TuckerDrob*, Texas A&M University
(111937208)

2:30 p.m.
The quasiisometry relation for finitely generated groups.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(111903147)

3:00 p.m.
Furstenberg entropy and weak equivalence.
Peter Burton*, California Institute of Technology
Martino Lupini, California Institute of Technology
Omer Tamuz, California Institute of Technology
(111937152)

3:30 p.m.
Jump operations for Borel graphs.
Andrew Marks*, UCLA
(111903206)

4:00 p.m.
The complexity of the classification problem of continua.
Cheng Chang*, University of North Texas
Su Gao, University of North Texas
(11190334)

4:30 p.m.
The External Ultrapower of HOD via $W^1_1$.
Cody Robert Dance*, University of North Texas
(111903182)

5:00 p.m.
Jónsson Properties for nonordinal sets under the axiom of determinacy.
Jared K Holshouser*, University of North Texas
(111903119)

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Topological Phases of Matter, III
Room 214, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory paul.bruillard@pnnl.gov
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University

2:00 p.m.
Bulkedge Correspondence in 2D Topological Phases of Matter.
Zhenghan Wang*, Microsoft Research Station Q and Dept. of Math., UCSB.
(11198295)

2:40 p.m.
Discussion.

3:00 p.m.
Aspects of symmetries in threedimensional topological phases of matter.
Meng Cheng*, Microsoft Research Station Q
(111918255)

3:20 p.m.
Discussion.

3:30 p.m.
Conformal nets and unitary fusion categories.
Marcel Bischoff*, Vanderbilt University
(11198194)

3:50 p.m.
Discussion.

4:00 p.m.
Categories generated by a trivalent vertex.
Scott Morrison, Australian National University
Emily Peters*, Loyola University Chicago
Noah Snyder, Indiana University
(111918227)

4:20 p.m.
Discussion.

4:30 p.m.
Categorified trace for module tensor categories over braided tensor categories.
Andre Henriques, University of Oxford
David Penneys*, University of California, Los Angeles
James Tener, University of California, Santa Barbara
(111918190)

4:50 p.m.
Discussion.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, IV
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

2:00 p.m.
Affine space with nonreciprocal vectors and the mass centre for the finite light speed.
Zbigniew Oziewicz*, Universidad Nacional Autonomy de Mexico, Facultad de Estudios Superiors Cuautitlan
(11195155)

3:00 p.m.
Celestial sphere, spinors and relativistic composition of velocities.
Jerzy Kocik*, Southern Illinois University
(111983156)

3:30 p.m.
Control of a flexible chimney under wind loading.
Michael Chi, University of Alberta
François GayBalmaz, CNRS and Ecole Normale Supérieure
Vakhtang Putkaradze, University of Alberta
Nima Fathi, University of New Mexico
Peter Vorobieff*, University of New Mexico
(111949187)

4:00 p.m.
Differential equations of smooth loops with the S. Lie approach.
Larissa V. Sbitneva*, Morelos State University, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
(111920204)

4:30 p.m.
Nuclear fusion study of a semiempirical equation.
Hanna E. Makaruk*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
James R. Langenbrunner, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(11198525)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah
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