AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
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Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
March 1920, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1118
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Saturday March 19, 2016

Saturday March 19, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 240, Math Tower 
Saturday March 19, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Simons Center 
Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on $G_2$ Geometry, I
Room 326, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sergey Grigorian, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley sergey.grigorian@utrgv.edu
Sema Salur, University of Rochester
Albert J. Todd, University of South Alabama

8:00 a.m.
Complex $G_2$ and associative grassmannian.
Mahir Bilen Can*, Tulane University
Selman Akbulut, Michigan State University
(111814211) 
9:00 a.m.
An application of $h$principle to calibrated manifolds.
Ibrahim Unal*, Middle East Technical University
(111853213) 
10:00 a.m.
Manifolds with special holonomy and applications.
Sema Salur*, University of Rochester
(111853204)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, I
Room 305, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Alan Loper, Ohio State University lopera@math.ohiostate.edu
Nick Werner, State University of New York at Old Westbury

8:00 a.m.
On a class of halffactorial domains.
Mark Batell*, Indiana University South Bend
(111813190) 
8:30 a.m.
Factorization in Prüfer domains of finite character.
Richard Erwin Hasenauer*, Northeastern State University
Jim Coykendall, Clemson University
(11181334) 
9:00 a.m.
Lower bounds on the level of perfect complexes.
Hannah Altmann*, University of Minnesota, Morris
Eloisa Grifo, University of Virginia
Jonathan Montano, University of Kansas
William Sanders, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Thanh Vu, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111813104) 
9:30 a.m.
Using semidualizing complexes to detect Gorenstein rings.
Sean SatherWagstaff, Clemson University
Jonathan Totushek*, University of WisconsinSuperior
(111813129) 
10:00 a.m.
Extending the Skolem Property.
Michael C Steward*, The Ohio State University
(111813225) 
10:30 a.m.
Kronecker function rings.
Dan McGregor*, Ohio State University
(111813208)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometric Analysis, I
Room 224, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Xiuxiong Chen, Stony Brook University
Weiyong He, University of Oregon
Ioana Suvaina, Vanderbilt University ioana.suvaina@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
KahlerRicci flow, KahlerEinstein metric, and Kstability.
Song Sun*, Stony Brook University
Xiuxiong Chen, Stony Brook University
Bing Wang, University of WisconsinMadison
(11185367) 
9:00 a.m.
KählerEinstein metrics with cone singularities along selfintersecting divisors.
Henri Guenancia*, Stony Brook University
(11183245) 
10:00 a.m.
SasakiEinstein metrics and Kstability.
Tristan C Collins, Harvard University
Gabor Szekelyhidi*, University of Notre Dame
(111853180)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Measure Theory and Its Applications, I
Room 201, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Badger, University of Connecticut matthew.badger@uconn.edu
Christopher J. Bishop, Stony Brook University
Raanan Schul, Stony Brook University

8:00 a.m.
A sharp bound on the Hausdorff dimension of the singular set of an nuniform measure.
A. Dali Nimer*, University of Washington
(111828101) 
8:30 a.m.
Densities and uniformly distributed measures in the Heisenberg group.
Vasilis Chousionis*, University of Connecticut
(111828185) 
9:00 a.m.
Uniform measures and the geometry of submanifolds in the Heisenberg group.
Vasilis Chousionis, University of Connecticut
Valentino Magnani, University of Pisa
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111828138) 
9:30 a.m.
A measure zero universal differentiability set in the Heisenberg Group.
Gareth Speight*, University of Cincinnati
(11184629) 
10:00 a.m.
The geometry of RadonNikodym Lipschitz differentiability spaces I.
David Bate*, University of Chicago
Sean Li, University of Chicago
(11185892) 
10:30 a.m.
The geometry of RadonNikodym Lipschitz differentiability spaces II.
David Bate, University of Chicago
Sean Li*, University of Chicago
(11182890)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics, I
Room 217, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Artem Dudko, Stony Brook University
Raluca Tanase, Stony Brook University raluca.tanase@stonybrook.edu

8:00 a.m.
A new proof of Jakobson's theorem.
John H. Hubbard*, Cornell University
(111837263) 
9:00 a.m.
Angletripling rotation sets and cubic polynomials.
Saeed Zakeri*, Queens College and Graduate Center of CUNY
(111837196) 
10:00 a.m.
Computing the transverse Lyapunov exponent along an invariant elliptic curve.
Araceli Bonifant*, University of Rhode Island
Marius Dabija, Deceased
John Milnor, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University
(111837202) 
10:30 a.m.
Quasisymmetric rigidity.
Trevor Clark*, Imperial College London
Sebastian van Strien, Imperial College London
(111837206)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical General Relativity, I
Room 205, Frey Hall
Organizers:
LanHsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
Marcus Khuri, Stony Brook University khuri@math.sunysb.edu
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and City University of New York Graduate Center

8:00 a.m.
Stability of the positive mass theorem for graphs.
LanHsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
Dan A Lee*, CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College
Christina Sormani, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
(111883223) 
8:30 a.m.
On intrinsic flat stability of the Positive Mass Theorem.
C. Sormani, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
Iva Stavrov*, Lewis and Clark Colege
(11185352) 
9:30 a.m.
Lower semicontinuity of the ADM mass for $C^0$ convergence.
Jeffrey Jauregui*, Union College
Dan Lee, Graduate Center and Queens College, City University of New York
(11185355) 
10:00 a.m.
The GibbonsPenrose inequality.
PeiKen Hung*, Columbia University
(11185319) 
10:30 a.m.
The EinsteinNavierStokes system.
Marcelo M Disconzi*, Vanderbilt University
(11183522)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Geometric Flows, I
Room 222, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Mihai Bailesteanu, Central Connecticut State University
Andrew Cooper, North Carolina State University andrew.cooper@math.ncsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Induction on dimension.
Tristan C. Collins*, Harvard University
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University
(111835125) 
8:30 a.m.
Collapsing of the KählerRicci flow.
Valentino Tosatti*, Northwestern University
(11185335) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic shapes of neckpinch singularities in geometric flows.
Haotian Wu*, University of Oregon
(111853226) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Interior estimate for the Ricci flow.
Ovidiu Munteanu*, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut
(11185376) 
10:30 a.m.
The BochnerWeitzenböck formula and applications.
Hung Tran*, University of California, Irvine.
(111853203)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and Related Topics, I
Room 317, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sudeb Mitra, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center sudeb.mitra@qc.cuny.edu
Dragomir Saric, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center

8:00 a.m.
Planar maps with at most six sides on average.
Christopher Bishop*, Stony Brook University
Dennis Sullivan, Stony Brook University
Michael Wigler, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
(111852121) 
9:00 a.m.
Fibrations, subsurface projections and veering triangulations.
Yair N Minsky*, Yale University
Samuel Taylor, Yale University
(111857128) 
10:00 a.m.
Primitive curve lengths on pairs of pants, intersection numbers and seam lengths.
Jane Piore Gilman*, RutgersNewark
(11185123)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Contributed Paper Sessions, I
Room 328, Frey Hall

8:00 a.m.
The effect of contrast ratio on wave propagation speed in fractal media.
Ulysses A Andrews, University of Connecticut
Edith Aromando, University of New Hampshire
Joe P Chen, University of Connecticut
Lee Fisher, Appalachian State University
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
(111819194) 
8:15 a.m.
New fractional Taylor's formulae.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(1118265) 
8:30 a.m.
The global regularity of Magnetohydrodynamic equations.
Dipendra Regmi*, Farmingdale State College (SUNY)
(11183540) 
8:45 a.m.
Change of scale formulas using a multivariate normal distribution on a function space.
Dong Hyun Cho*, Kyonggi University
(11186064) 
9:00 a.m.
Two parameter discrete distribution with a bathtub hazard shape.
Ammar M Sarhan*, Dalhousie University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Halifax NS B3H 3J5, Canada.
(11186213) 
9:15 a.m.
Optimization of the relations in social network nodes using numerical simulations.
Sang Woo Kim, Shanghai American School
JayYoung Cho*, Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest
(111840249) 
9:30 a.m.
Image processing using computational and numerical simulations.
Han Jun Jeon, Lehigh University
Hayoung Kyung*, NYU
(111842256) 
9:45 a.m.
Study of the new LPFs to enhance the process of the biomedical imaging.
Alan Jaehyun Kim*, Choice Research Group
Richard Kyung, Choice Research Group
(111868270) 
10:00 a.m.
Estimating biological growth curves using statistical and computational simulations.
Jihye Yoon, Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies
Richard Kyung*, Choice Research Group
(111892267) 
10:15 a.m.
The interaction between fibers and fluids through experimental and numerical models.
Bogdan Nita*, Montclair State University
(111876262) 
10:30 a.m.
Study of the velocity and pressure gradients across the aortic valve.
Richard Wu, Horace Mann School
Minsu Kim*, NYU
(111876255)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, I
Room 211, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Joe P. Chen, University of Connecticut
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Sierpinskitype fractafolds with Algebraic content: $p$fractals.
Lance E. Miller, University of Arkansas
Benjamin Steinhurst*, McDaniel College
(111826155) 
9:00 a.m.
Hydrodynamic limit of the boundarydriven exclusion process on the Sierpinski gasket.
Joe P Chen*, University of Connecticut
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut
(111860177) 
9:30 a.m.
Sampling with average values on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Robert Ravier*, Duke University
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
(11184184) 
10:00 a.m.
Magnetic operators on resistance spaces.
Luke G Rogers*, University of Connecticut
(111846181) 
10:30 a.m.
Magnetic spectral decimation on twopoint model graphs.
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Antoni Brzoska, University of Connecticut
Stephen Loew*, Coe College
Madeline Hansalik, Texas A&M
Aubrey Coffey, Agnes Scott College
(111837200)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Evolution of Partial Differential Equations and their Control, I
Room 313, Frey Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of Nebraska gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis
Roberto Triggiani, University of Memphis

8:30 a.m.
Global wellposedness for the twodimensional anisotropic MHDBénard system.
Yuan Pei*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111835163) 
9:00 a.m.
On the semigroup generator for the total linearization of a hydroelasticity model.
Steven Derochers*, North Carolina State University
(11183574) 
9:30 a.m.
Attractor for a coupled parabolichyperbolic system from ocean dynamics.
Animikh Biswas, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Adam Larios*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111835169) 
10:00 a.m.
HeatStructure interaction in 23 dimension: optimal rational decay rate by microlocal analysis.
George Avalos, Mathematics Dept, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Irena M Lasiecka, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Memphis
Roberto Triggiani*, Department of mathematical Sciences, University of Memphis
(11183594) 
10:30 a.m.
On fluid flows and phase transitions.
Gieri Simonett*, Vanderbilt University
(111835146)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Homogeneous Dynamics and Related Topics, I
Room 216, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Dmitry Kleinbock, Brandeis University
Han Li, Wesleyan University hli03@wesleyan.edu

8:30 a.m.
Effective equidistribution of circles in the limit sets of Kleinian groups.
Wenyu Pan*, Yale
(111837187) 
9:00 a.m.
Small generators of cocompact arithmetic Fuchsian groups.
Michelle Chu*, University of Texas at Austin
Han Li, Wesleyan University
(11183737) 
9:30 a.m.
Inhomogeneous Dirichlet's Theorem and shrinking targets.
Dmitry Kleinbock, Brandeis University
Nick Wadleigh*, Brandeis University
(111811110) 
10:00 a.m.
Rational approximation of points lying on submanifolds of Euclidean space.
Felipe A. Ramirez*, Wesleyan University
(111841221)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Combinatorics of Arrangements (in honor of Mike Falk), I
Room 301, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University

8:30 a.m.
Flag incidence algebras.
Max Douglas Wakefield*, US Naval Academy
(111852192) 
9:00 a.m.
Bergman fans  a link between arrangement theory and tropical geometry.
EvaMaria Feichtner*, University of Bremen
(111805189) 
9:30 a.m.
On local system cohomology of arrangements and of Artin groups.
Mario Salvetti*, Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa (Italy)
(111855229) 
10:00 a.m.
Linial arrangements and Eulerian polynomials.
Masahiko Yoshinaga*, Hokkaido University
(111805162) 
10:30 a.m.
Matroids in permutohedrons in flag varieties.
June Huh*, IAS, Princeton University, and Clay Mathematics Institute
(111805174)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Closed Curves on Surfaces, I
Room 316, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Ara Basmajian, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
Moira Chas, Stony Brook University moira.chas@stonybrook.edu

9:00 a.m.
Taut maps associated to minimal Heegaard Splittings.
Chandrika Sadanand*, Stony Brook University
(111857172) 
10:00 a.m.
Typical and atypical hyperbolic surfaces.
Bram Petri*, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn
(11185178)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Vertex Algebra and Related Algebraic and Geometric Structures, I
Room 309, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Katrina Barron, University of Notre Dame
Antun Milas, State University of New York at Albany
Jinwei Yang, University of Notre Dame jyang7@nd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Vertex operator algebras and conformal field theories.
Liang Kong*, University of New Hampshire, Harvard University
(111817250) 
9:30 a.m.
Orbifolds and cosets via invariant theory.
Thomas Creutzig, University of Alberta
Andrew R Linshaw*, University of Denver
(11181791) 
10:00 a.m.
Permutation orbifold of lattice vertex operator algebras.
Chongying Dong, University of California Santa Cruz
Feng Xu, University of California Riverside
Nina Yu*, University of California Riverside
(11181738) 
10:30 a.m.
Sigma Models and VOAs.
John Duncan*, Emory University
(111851239)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Vulnerability Parameters and their Role in Network Analysis, I
Room 226, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Michael Yatauro, Pennsylvania State UniversityBrandywine mry3@psu.edu

9:30 a.m.
Extremal copwin graphs.
Kerry Ojakian*, BCC of CUNY
(111805165) 
10:00 a.m.
A proof of the Roller Coaster Conjecture.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
Luke Pebody, London, United Kingdom
(111805171) 
10:30 a.m.
On the values of independence polynomials at $1$.
Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University
Nathan Kahl*, Seton Hall University
(111805212)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 11:05 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Survey of progress and problems on $G_{2}$manifolds.
Room 103, Simons Center
Simon K Donaldson*, The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook
(111853254) 
Saturday March 19, 2016, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematical theory of PDEdynamics arising in fluid/flowstructure interactions.
Room 103, Simons Center
Irena Lasiecka*, University of Memphis
(111835168) 
Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on $G_2$ Geometry, II
Room 326, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sergey Grigorian, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley sergey.grigorian@utrgv.edu
Sema Salur, University of Rochester
Albert J. Todd, University of South Alabama

3:00 p.m.
Octonionicalgebraic structure and curvature of the moduli space of $G_2$ manifolds.
Spiro Karigiannis*, University of Waterloo
(111853137) 
4:00 p.m.
Laplacian flow in $G_2$ geometry.
Jason D Lotay*, University College London
(111853139) 
5:00 p.m.
Metrics with holonomy $\mathrm{Spin}(7)$ on generalized connected sums.
Alexei Kovalev*, DPMMS, University of Cambridge, UK
(111853230)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, II
Room 211, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Joe P. Chen, University of Connecticut
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Numerical integration for fractal measures.
Jens Malmquist*, University of California, Berkeley
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(111828150) 
3:30 p.m.
Fractal AC Circuits.
Loren Anderson*, North Dakota State University
Hannah Davis, University of Minnesota
(111894183) 
4:00 p.m.
A convex surface with fractal curvature.
Iancu Dima, Ithaca College
Rachel Popp*, The Graduate Center of CUNY
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
(111800109) 
4:30 p.m.
Wave propagation speed on fractals.
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University and Hunan Normal University
Wei Tang, Hunan Normal University
Yuanyuan Xie, Hunan Normal University
(11182879) 
5:00 p.m.
Boundary value and trace problems on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Baris Evren Ugurcan*, University of Western Ontario
(111835134) 
5:30 p.m.
Some properties of Schrödinger Operators on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Marius V Ionescu*, United States Naval Academy
Kasso Okoudjou, University of Maryland, College Park
Luke G Rogers, University of Connecticut
(111846251)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, II
Room 305, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Alan Loper, Ohio State University lopera@math.ohiostate.edu
Nick Werner, State University of New York at Old Westbury

3:00 p.m.
Perinormal integral domains, Part I.
Neil Epstein, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
(111813126) 
3:30 p.m.
Perinormal integral domains, part II.
Neil Epstein*, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(111813248) 
4:00 p.m.
Studying rings of integervalued polynomials via pullback constructions.
Jason G Boynton*, North Dakota State University
(111813233) 
4:30 p.m.
Polynomial overrings of ${\rm Int}(\mathbb{Z})$.
Giulio Peruginelli*, Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy
JeanLuc Chabert, Department of Mathematics, University of Amiens, France
(11181396) 
5:00 p.m.
Intersections of rank one valuation rings.
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(111813166) 
5:30 p.m.
Spontaneous atomicity in polynomial extensions.
Jim Coykendall*, Clemson University
Stacy Trentham, Savannah, GA
(111813156)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometric Analysis, II
Room 224, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Xiuxiong Chen, Stony Brook University
Weiyong He, University of Oregon
Ioana Suvaina, Vanderbilt University ioana.suvaina@vanderbilt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Mass in Kahler geometry.
HansJoachim Hein*, University of Maryland, College Park
Claude LeBrun, Stony Brook University
(111853215) 
4:00 p.m.
Compact Kähler manifolds with nonpositive holomorphic sectional curvature.
Valentino Tosatti*, Northwestern University
Xiaokui Yang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(11185332) 
5:00 p.m.
On the volume growth of Kahler manifolds with nonnegative bisectional curvature.
Gang Liu*, Berkeley
(111853108)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Evolution of Partial Differential Equations and their Control, II
Room 313, Frey Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of Nebraska gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis
Roberto Triggiani, University of Memphis

3:00 p.m.
On sharpness of the local Kato smoothing property of dispersive wave equations.
BingYu Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
Shuming Sun, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Emmanuel Trelat, Universiti Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6)
Ning Zhong, University of Cincinnati
(111835113) 
3:30 p.m.
Periodic traveling waves of the short pulse equation:existence and stability.
Milena Stanislavova*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas
Sevdzhan Hakkaev, Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkey
(111835105) 
4:00 p.m.
Determine a magnetic Schrödinger operator from partial data in an infinite slab.
Shitao Liu*, Clemson University
Yang Yang, Purdue University
(111835106) 
4:30 p.m.
Scattering of small solutions of the cubic solutions of the cubic NLS with short range potential.
Atanas Stefanov*, University of Kansas
Vladimir Georgiev, University of Pisa
(111835116)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Measure Theory and Its Applications, II
Room 201, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Badger, University of Connecticut matthew.badger@uconn.edu
Christopher J. Bishop, Stony Brook University
Raanan Schul, Stony Brook University

3:00 p.m.
Lower codimension1 mass bounds in metric spaces.
Kyle Kinneberg*, Rice University
(111828136) 
3:30 p.m.
Mean curvature flow of Reifenberg Sets.
Or Hershkovits*, New York University, Courant Institute
(111851245) 
4:00 p.m.
On the geometry of rectifiable sets with Carleson and Poincarétype conditions.
Jessica Merhej*, University of Washington, Seattle
(111849103) 
4:30 p.m.
Projections in infinitedimensional Banach spaces.
Bobby Wilson*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111828157) 
5:00 p.m.
FedererFleming projections, Rectifiability, and the Plateau Problem.
Harrison Pugh*, Stony Brook
(111828268) 
5:30 p.m.
Isoperimetric problems with density.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(111849119)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Vulnerability Parameters and their Role in Network Analysis, II
Room 226, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Michael Yatauro, Pennsylvania State UniversityBrandywine mry3@psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A polynomial time algorithm for computing neighbor component order edge connectivity of arbitrary unicycles.
Monika M. Heinig*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Daniel Gross, Seton Hall University
John T. Saccoman, Seton Hall University
Charles Suffel, Stevens Institute of Technology
(111805236) 
3:30 p.m.
Uniform optimality results for trees in the Neighbor Component Order Edge Connectivity Network Model.
Michael R Yatauro*, Penn State University
Monika Heinig, Stevens Institute of Technology
(111805191) 
4:00 p.m.
On a relianility model associated with the edge domination number for trees.
Charles L Suffel*, Stevens Institure of Technology
Monika Heinig, Stevens Institute of Technology
Daniel Gross, Seton Hall University
John Saccoman, Seton Hall University
Michael Yaturo, Penn State
(111805216) 
4:30 p.m.
Diameterconstrained network reliability, a generalization of the classical reliability.
Louis Petingi*, College of Staten Island, City UNiversity of New York
(11180583) 
5:00 p.m.
A Survey of Laplacian Integral Graphs and Multigraphs.
John T Saccoman*, Seton Hall University
(111805235) 
5:30 p.m.
Best Monotone Theorem for 1binding implies 1factor.
Aori Nevo*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Douglas Bauer, Stevens Institute of Technology
Edward Schmeichel, San Jose State University
(11180571)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics, II
Room 217, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Artem Dudko, Stony Brook University
Raluca Tanase, Stony Brook University raluca.tanase@stonybrook.edu

3:00 p.m.
Critical points of Green's function and antiholomorphic dynamics.
Alexandre Eremenko*, West Lafayette
Walter Bergweiler, ChristianAlbrecht Universitat, Kiel
(11183020) 
4:00 p.m.
Summability condition and rigidity for finite type maps.
Matthieu Astorg*, University of Michigan
(111837111) 
4:30 p.m.
Deformation spaces.
Tanya Firsova*, Kansas State
Jeremy Kahn, Graduate Center, CUNY
Nikita Selinger, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111837261) 
5:00 p.m.
Postcritical configurations.
Laura G DeMarco*, Northwestern University
Sarah Koch, University of Michigan
(111837219)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Homogeneous Dynamics and Related Topics, II
Room 216, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Dmitry Kleinbock, Brandeis University
Han Li, Wesleyan University hli03@wesleyan.edu

3:00 p.m.
BD equivalence and return times for certain Heisenberg Nilflows.
Michael Kelly*, University of Michigan
(111837265) 
4:00 p.m.
Free affine groups acting properly discontinuously.
Ilia Smilga*, Yale University
(111822184) 
5:00 p.m.
Mobius disjointness for analytic skew products.
Zhiren Wang*, Pennsylvania State University
(11183769)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Closed Curves on Surfaces, II
Room 316, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Ara Basmajian, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
Moira Chas, Stony Brook University moira.chas@stonybrook.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discrete conformal geometry on polyhedral surfaces and its convergence.
Feng Luo*, Rutgers University
David Gu, Stony Brook University
Ren Guo, Oregon State University
Jian Sun, Tsinghua University, China
Tianqi Wu, Cournat Institute
(111857269) 
4:00 p.m.
Statistical regularities of long geodesics on hyperbolic surfaces: local geometric properties.
Matthew M Wroten*, Pennsylvania State University
Jayadev Athreya, University of Washington
Steven Lalley, University of Chicago
Jenya Sapir, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11185598) 
5:00 p.m.
Counting curves on hyperbolic surfaces.
Viveka Erlandsson*, University of Fribourg
(111851120)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical General Relativity, II
Room 205, Frey Hall
Organizers:
LanHsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
Marcus Khuri, Stony Brook University khuri@math.sunysb.edu
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and City University of New York Graduate Center

3:00 p.m.
Recurrences and Islands of Stability in spherically symmetric AdS.
Steven L Liebling*, Long Island University
(11188359) 
4:00 p.m.
Braintree's mass and Hamilton's modified Ricci flow.
CY. Lin*, University of Toronto
C. Sormani, CUNY GC and Lehman College
(11188358) 
4:30 p.m.
Timeperiodic EinsteinKleinGordon bifurcations Of Kerr.
Yakov M ShlapentokhRothman*, Princeton University
(11185349) 
5:00 p.m.
Stability and scattering problems for black hole backgrounds.
Stefanos Aretakis*, Princeton University
(11183548) 
5:30 p.m.
Null distance on a spacetime.
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and City University of New York Graduate Center
Carlos Vega*, Saint Louis University
(11188351)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Geometric Flows, II
Room 222, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Mihai Bailesteanu, Central Connecticut State University
Andrew Cooper, North Carolina State University andrew.cooper@math.ncsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Warped Product Ricci Flow and a Pohozaev Identity.
Timothy P Carson*, University of Texas at Austin
(111858151) 
3:30 p.m.
Title: Estimates on mean curvature flow solitons, with applications to nonexistence theorems.
Niels Martin Møller*, MSRI and ICTP
(111835234) 
4:00 p.m.
Starshaped mean curvature flow.
Longzhi Lin*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(111853231) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion 
5:00 p.m.
Minimal laminations on curves.
Stephen James Kleene*, University of Rochester
(111853232) 
5:30 p.m.
A maximum principle for circlevalued temperatures.
Andrew Cooper*, North Carolina State University
(111853266)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and Related Topics, II
Room 317, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sudeb Mitra, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center sudeb.mitra@qc.cuny.edu
Dragomir Saric, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center

3:00 p.m.
Canonical neighborhoods of punctures a la Beardon and Halpern.
Clifford J. Earle*, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(11183026) 
4:00 p.m.
Shell components of transcendental meromorphic maps.
Linda Keen*, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
(11183728) 
5:00 p.m.
Some metric properties of Teichmüller space of a closed set in the sphere.
Nishan Chatterjee*, Department of Mathematics, CUNY Graduate Center
Yunping Jiang, Department of Mathematics, Queens College, CUNY and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Sudeb Mitra, Department of Mathematics, Queens College, CUNY and The Graduate Center, CUNY
(111832127) 
5:30 p.m.
Bounded geometry and characterization of some transcendental entire maps.
Tao Chen*, LaGuardia Community College of City University of New York
Yunping Jiang, The Graduate Center and Queens College of City University of New York
Linda Keen, The Graduate Center and Lehman College of City University of New York
(11183042)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Combinatorics of Arrangements (in honor of Mike Falk), II
Room 301, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University

3:00 p.m.
Milnor fibers of arrangements.
Michael J Falk*, Northern Arizona University
(111832205) 
3:30 p.m.
Subarrangements and restrictions of Weyl arrangements.
Hiroaki Terao*, Hokkaido University
(111832242) 
4:00 p.m.
Toric arrangements and group actions on semimatroids.
Emanuele Delucchi*, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
(11180561) 
4:30 p.m.
Representation stability for the cohomology of arrangements.
Christin Bibby*, University of Western Ontario
(111852170) 
5:00 p.m.
Towards a new resonanceChen ranks formula: the case of welded braids.
Alexander I. Suciu, Department of Mathematics/Northeastern University
He Wang*, Department of Mathematics/Northeastern University
(111820132) 
5:30 p.m.
The $\mathcal{G}$invariant and catenary data of a matroid.
Joseph Kung*, University of North Texas
(11180570)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Vertex Algebra and Related Algebraic and Geometric Structures, II
Room 309, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Katrina Barron, University of Notre Dame
Antun Milas, State University of New York at Albany
Jinwei Yang, University of Notre Dame jyang7@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Construction and classification of holomorphic vertex operator algebras.
Nils Scheithauer*, TU Darmstadt
(111817272) 
3:30 p.m.
What is a highergenus correlation function?
David Radnell*, Aalto University
(111832209) 
4:00 p.m.
Symmetric functions and their relation to free field vertex algebras.
Simon Wood*, The Australian National University
(111820240) 
4:30 p.m.
Principal subspaces of basic $A_{2n}^{(2)}$modules.
Corina Calinescu*, New York City College of Technology and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Antun Milas, University at Albany (SUNY)
Michael Penn, Colorado College
(111817237) 
5:00 p.m.
Open Discussion/ Problem Session

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Contributed Paper Sessions, II
Room 328, Frey Hall

3:00 p.m.
Free distributive bilattices.
Yuri Movsisyan*, Yerevan State University
(111806160) 
3:15 p.m.
On the basis number and the minimum cycle bases of the Lexicographic product of graphs.
M Jaradat*, Qatar University
(11180597) 
3:30 p.m.
An efficient algorithm for a variation of the Gold Grabbing Game.
Christopher Robert Bennett*, Sacred Heart University
(111800186) 
3:45 p.m.
A tree of Pythagorean triples and its generalization.
Byungchul Cha*, Muhlenberg College
Emily Nguyen, Muhlenberg College
Brandon Tauber, Muhlenberg College
(111811114) 
4:00 p.m.
Biperiodic Fibonacci quaternions.
Elif Tan*, Ankara University
(111800112) 
4:15 p.m.
Algebraic structure of virtual rational tangles.
Noureen Khan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(11185546) 
4:30 p.m.
b2Metric spaces and some fixed point theorems.
Zead Mustafa*, Qatar University
Vahid Parvaneh, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
Jamal Rezaei Roshan, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
Zoran Kadelburg, University of Belgrade, Beograd, Serbia
(11184699) 
4:45 p.m.
An approximation of monotone Lipchitzian mappings on Banch Spaces.
Buthinah Bin Dehaish*, Kau
(11184618)

3:00 p.m.
Sunday March 20, 2016

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 240, Math Tower 
Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Simons Center 
Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on $G_2$ Geometry, III
Room 326, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sergey Grigorian, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley sergey.grigorian@utrgv.edu
Sema Salur, University of Rochester
Albert J. Todd, University of South Alabama

8:00 a.m.
$G_2$ Structures and almost contact metric structures deformed by vector fields.
Sirin Aktay*, Anadolu University
Nulifer Ozdemir, Anadolu University
(111853144) 
9:00 a.m.
On the standard $G_2$ almost contact metric structure.
Albert J. Todd*, University of South Alabama
(111853228) 
10:00 a.m.
Algebraic topology of and coassociativefree immersions into $G_2$ holonomy Riemannian 7manifolds.
Mustafa Kalafat*, Tunceli University
(111853207)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, III
Room 211, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Joe P. Chen, University of Connecticut
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@uconn.edu

8:00 a.m.
$k$Forms on Products of Weighted Graphs and Fractals.
Boya Wen*, The University of Hong Kong
(11185780) 
8:30 a.m.
Gaussian spacetime fields and (S)PDE on fractals.
Martina Zähle*, Institute of Mathematics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
(111828133) 
9:00 a.m.
Densely defined nonclosable curl on topologically onedimensional Dirichlet metric measure spaces.
Michael Hinz*, Bielefeld University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(111858118) 
9:30 a.m.
BakryEmery gradient estimates for metric measure spaces and Poincare Duality on fractals.
Daniel J Kelleher*, Purdue University
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University
(111858179) 
10:00 a.m.
Fractal snowflake domain diffusion with boundary and interior drifts.
Michael Hinz, University of Bielefeld
Maria Rosaria Lancia, Sapienza University of Rome
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
Paola Vernole, Sapienza University of Rome
(111846198) 
10:30 a.m.
Analysis on Apollonian Gaskets.
Sharat Chandra, University of California, Irvine
Fiona Galzarano*, Temple University
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
(111828107)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, III
Room 305, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Alan Loper, Ohio State University lopera@math.ohiostate.edu
Nick Werner, State University of New York at Old Westbury

8:00 a.m.
Essential domains and Pruefer vmultiplication domains: recent developments.
Marco Fontana*, Universita' degli Studi "Roma Tre", Italy
(11181365) 
8:30 a.m.
$\star$Reductions of ideals and Prüfer $v$multiplication domains.
Evan Houston*, Dept. of Mathematics, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223
Salah Kabbaj, Dept. of Mathematics, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA
Abdeslam Mimouni, Dept. of Mathematics, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA
(111813149) 
9:00 a.m.
Star operations on commutative rings and applications to Krull and factorial rings with zero divisors.
Jesse Eliott*, California State University, Channel Islands
(111813243) 
9:30 a.m.
Additively Regular Rings and Marot Rings.
Thomas G. Lucas*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(11181344) 
10:00 a.m.
Big CohenMacaulay algebras in mixed characteristic via Witt vectors.
Hans Schoutens*, CUNY
(111813100) 
10:30 a.m.
Topology, intersections of modules and flatness.
Carmelo Antonio Finocchiaro*, University of Technology, Graz
(111813247)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometric Analysis, III
Room 224, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Xiuxiong Chen, Stony Brook University
Weiyong He, University of Oregon
Ioana Suvaina, Vanderbilt University ioana.suvaina@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
The deformed HermitianYangMills equation.
Tristan C. Collins*, Harvard University
Adam Jacob, UC Davis
ShingTung Yau, Harvard University
(111853123) 
9:00 a.m.
The CM stable locus is Zariski Open.
Sean Timothy Paul*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(111814222) 
10:00 a.m.
Some estimates for complex Hessian equations.
Duong H. Phong, Columbia University
Sebastien Picard, Columbia University
Xiangwen Zhang*, University of California, Irvine
(111835115)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Evolution of Partial Differential Equations and their Control, III
Room 313, Frey Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of Nebraska gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis
Roberto Triggiani, University of Memphis

8:00 a.m.
Strong and uniform stability of weak solutions to a nonlinear fluidstructure interaction model.
Yongjin Lu*, Virginia State University
(11183541) 
8:30 a.m.
Smoothing results for the Kortewegde Vries equation(KdV).
Beat Raphael Schaad*, University of Kansas
(111835201) 
9:00 a.m.
The free boundary Euler equations in 3D.
Marcelo M Disconzi*, Vanderbilt University
David G Ebin, Stony Brook University
(11183521) 
9:30 a.m.
On the attractor of the 3D NavierStokes equations under the vorticity coherence assumption.
Radu Dascaliuc*, Oregon State University
Zoran Grujic, University of Virginia
Michael S. Jolly, Indiana University
(111876182) 
10:00 a.m.
Variationalhemivariational quasistatic viscoelastic problem with normal compliance, friction and material damage.
Meir Shillor*, Oakland University
(111835122) 
10:30 a.m.
Stabilization of multilayer RaoNakra beam and plate systems.
Scott Hansen*, Iowa State University
(111893131)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Measure Theory and Its Applications, III
Room 201, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Badger, University of Connecticut matthew.badger@uconn.edu
Christopher J. Bishop, Stony Brook University
Raanan Schul, Stony Brook University

8:00 a.m.
The structure of the singular set of a twophase free boundary problem for harmonic measure.
Max D. Engelstein*, University of Chicago
(11183533) 
8:30 a.m.
Tangent measures and harmonic measure.
Jonas Azzam*, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
(111828159) 
9:00 a.m.
Rectifiability, interior approximation and harmonic measure.
Simon Bortz*, University of Missouri
Murat Akman, ICMAT (Spain)
Steve Hofmann, University of Missouri
Jose Maria Martell, ICMAT (Spain)
(111831173) 
9:30 a.m.
Harmonic measure and Riesz transform in uniform and general domains.
Mihalis Mourgoglou*, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Xavier Tolsa, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
(111828178) 
10:00 a.m.
Quasiconformal dimension distortion of generic Ahlfors regular subsets.
Christopher J Bishop, Stony Brook University
Hrant Hakobyan*, Kansas State University
Marshall Williams, Kansas State University
(111828154) 
10:30 a.m.
Fractional maximal operators and intersections of sets.
Krystal Taylor*, The Ohio State University at Columbus
(11184375)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics, III
Room 217, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Artem Dudko, Stony Brook University
Raluca Tanase, Stony Brook University raluca.tanase@stonybrook.edu

8:00 a.m.
No smooth Julia sets for Henon maps.
Eric Bedford*, Stony Brook University
(11183793) 
9:00 a.m.
On renormalization of critical circle maps and rotation domains.
Michael Yampolsky*, University of Toronto
(11183786) 
10:00 a.m.
Fatou components of Hénon maps with a dominating splitting.
Han Peters*, University of Amsterdam
(11183753) 
10:30 a.m.
Hedgehogs in higher dimensions and their applications.
Remus Radu*, Stony Brook University
(111837264)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical General Relativity, III
Room 205, Frey Hall
Organizers:
LanHsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
Marcus Khuri, Stony Brook University khuri@math.sunysb.edu
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and City University of New York Graduate Center

8:00 a.m.
Black Holes with Lensspace horizon topology.
Hari K Kunduri*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's NL, Canada
James Lucietti, School of Mathematics and Maxwell Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh UK
(11188357) 
8:30 a.m.
Marginally stable circular orbits in stationary axisymmetric spacetimes.
Shabnam Beheshti*, Queen Mary University of London
Edgar Gasperin Garcia, Queen Mary University of London
(11188562) 
9:30 a.m.
On gravitational collapse in general relativity.
Xinliang An*, Rutgers University
(11183550) 
10:00 a.m.
Quasilocal energy for spacetimes with a cosmological constant.
PoNing Chen*, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University
(11185347) 
10:30 a.m.
Massangular momentum inequality for biaxisymmetric black holes.
Aghil Alaee*, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Science in University of Alberta
(11188331)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematicians in Mathematics Education, I
Room 226, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Lisa Berger, Stony Brook University lisa.berger@stonybrook.edu
Melkana Brakalova, Fordham University

8:00 a.m.
Math immersion for teachers in a mathscience partnership: increasing connections to classroom practice.
Juliana V. Belding*, Boston College
(111897199) 
8:30 a.m.
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education: a study abroad program for preservice secondary teachers.
Ryota Matsuura*, Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education
(111897153) 
9:00 a.m.
Research mathematicians working in the mathematical education of teachers.
Amy Cohen*, Rutgers University
(11189710) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematicians' roles in math circles.
Japheth Wood*, Bard College
(111897167) 
10:00 a.m.
What happens when you stop lecturing to your students?
Cassie Williams*, James Madison University
John (Zig) Siegfried, James Madison University
(111897214) 
10:30 a.m.
The Greater Upstate New York InquiryBased Learning Consortium.
Patrick X. Rault*, State University of New York, College at Geneseo
(111897253)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and Related Topics, III
Room 317, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sudeb Mitra, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center sudeb.mitra@qc.cuny.edu
Dragomir Saric, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center

8:00 a.m.
Balls in Teichmüller space are not convex.
Kasra Rafi*, University of Toronto
Maxime Fortier Bourque, University of Toronto
(11185127) 
9:00 a.m.
Complex analysis on Teichmüller space with extremal length.
Hideki Miyachi*, Department of Mathematics, Osaka University
(11183272) 
10:00 a.m.
Tame qcmotions and the monodromy.
Hiroshige Shiga*, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
(111830145)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homogeneous Dynamics and Related Topics, III
Room 216, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Dmitry Kleinbock, Brandeis University
Han Li, Wesleyan University hli03@wesleyan.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dimension estimates for the set of points with nondense orbit in homogeneous spaces.
Shahriar Mirzadeh*, Brandeis University
(111837148) 
9:00 a.m.
Effective equidistrubution of translates of maximal horospherical measures in the space of lattices.
Kathryn Dabbs*, University of Texas at Austin
Michael Kelly, University of Michigan
Han Li, Wesleyan University
(111837227) 
9:30 a.m.
Spectral gap in homogeneous dynamics via smooth dynamical tools.
Dale Winter*, IAS
(111837224) 
10:30 a.m.
Quadratic diophantine inequalities.
R Cheung*, Yale University
(111837217)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Geometric Flows, III
Room 222, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Mihai Bailesteanu, Central Connecticut State University
Andrew Cooper, North Carolina State University andrew.cooper@math.ncsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Applications of Harnack inequalities to nonlinear parabolic equations.
Mihai Bailesteanu*, Central Connecticut State University
(111853220) 
9:00 a.m.
LojasiewiczSimon gradient inequalities with applications to Harmonic map energy functional.
Paul Feehan, Rutgers University
Manousos Maridakis*, Rutgers University
(11185812) 
9:30 a.m.
The LojasiewiczSimon gradient inequality and its applications to differential geometry, topology, and mathematical physics.
Paul M. N. Feehan*, Rutgers University
(111858271) 
10:00 a.m.
Geometric flows in general relativity.
Alan Parry*, University of Connecticut
(11188360)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Combinatorics of Arrangements (in honor of Mike Falk), III
Room 301, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University

8:30 a.m.
Linking invariant of line arrangements.
Benoît GuervilleBallé*, Tokyo Gakugei University
(11185487) 
9:00 a.m.
The integer cohomology algebra of toric arrangements.
Filippo Gianluca Callegaro*, University of Pisa
Emanuele Delucchi, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
(11185539) 
9:30 a.m.
On free line arrangements.
Sergey Yuzvinsky*, University of Oregon
(11185285) 
10:00 a.m.
Vanishing results for the Aomoto complex of real hyperplane arrangements via minimality.
Pauline Bailet*, Bremen University
Masahiko Yoshinaga, Hokkaido University
(111805143) 
10:30 a.m.
Cohomology support loci of local systems.
Nero Budur, KU Leuven
Yongqiang Liu, KU Leuven
Luis Saumell, KU Leuven and University of Notre Dame
Botong Wang*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111814158)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Closed Curves on Surfaces, III
Room 316, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Ara Basmajian, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
Moira Chas, Stony Brook University moira.chas@stonybrook.edu

9:00 a.m.
Algorithmic solutions to topological questions about closed geodesics on surfaces.
Chris Arettines*, CUNY Graduate Center
(111851246) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Vertex Algebra and Related Algebraic and Geometric Structures, III
Room 309, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Katrina Barron, University of Notre Dame
Antun Milas, State University of New York at Albany
Jinwei Yang, University of Notre Dame jyang7@nd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Modular invariance for rational and logarithmic conformal field theories.
YiZhi Huang*, Rutgers University
(11181768) 
9:30 a.m.
Open Hopf links and logarithmic VOAs.
Thomas Creutzig*, University of Alberta
(11182036) 
10:00 a.m.
Twisted logarithmic modules of vertex algebras.
Bojko Bakalov*, North Carolina State University
(111817147) 
10:30 a.m.
On axiomatic approaches to intertwining operator algebras.
Ling Chen*, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
(111881193)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Homogeneous dynamics and intrinsic approximation.
Room 103, Simons Center
Dmitry Kleinbock*, Brandeis University
(111811241) 
Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, IV
Room 211, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Joe P. Chen, University of Connecticut
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@uconn.edu

2:00 p.m.
Probability theory of infinite iterated function systems.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(11183743) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The twodimensional density of Bernoulli convolutions.
Christoph Bandt*, University of Greifswald, Germany
(111828218) 
3:00 p.m.
The existence and uniqueness of diffusions on infinitely ramified $4N$ Gaskets.
Ulysses A Andrews*, University of Connecticut
(111846195) 
3:30 p.m.
Spectral properties of the Hata Tree.
Antoni Brzoska*, University of Connecticut
(111837197)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 224, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Xiuxiong Chen, Stony Brook University
Weiyong He, University of Oregon
Ioana Suvaina, Vanderbilt University ioana.suvaina@vanderbilt.edu

2:00 p.m.
Ricci Flow on asymptotically Euclidean manifold.
Yu Li*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111853141)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Measure Theory and Its Applications, IV
Room 201, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Badger, University of Connecticut matthew.badger@uconn.edu
Christopher J. Bishop, Stony Brook University
Raanan Schul, Stony Brook University

2:00 p.m.
Kakeya problem for rectifiable curves.
Marianna Csornyei*, University of Chicago
(111828257) 
2:30 p.m.
Reflectionless measures for singular integral operators.
Benjamin J Jaye*, Kent State University
(11182889) 
3:00 p.m.
The Analyst's Traveling Salesman Theorem in limits of metric graphs.
Guy C. David*, New York University
Raanan Schul, SUNY Stony Brook
(111828135) 
3:30 p.m.
Removability, rigidity of circle domains and Koebe's Conjecture.
Malik Younsi*, Stony Brook University
(11183082)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics, IV
Room 217, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Artem Dudko, Stony Brook University
Raluca Tanase, Stony Brook University raluca.tanase@stonybrook.edu

2:00 p.m.
Holomorphic Explosions.
Asli Deniz, American University Kuwait
Carsten Lunde Petersen*, Roskilde University, Denmark
(111837124) 
3:00 p.m.
On measure of the Feigenbaum fixed point Julia set.
Artem Dudko*, Stony Brook University, Institute for Mathematical Sciences
(11183756) 
3:30 p.m.
Algorithmic aspects of branched coverings.
Dzmitry Dudko*, University of Goettingen
Laurent Bartholdi, University of Goettingen
(111837176) 
4:00 p.m.
Elastic graphs and degenerations of complex structures.
Dylan P Thurston*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(11183063)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Special Session on Homogeneous Dynamics and Related Topics, IV
Room 216, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Dmitry Kleinbock, Brandeis University
Han Li, Wesleyan University hli03@wesleyan.edu

2:00 p.m.
Geometry and arithmetic of circle packings.
Alex V Kontorovich*, Rutgers University and IAS Princeton
(111811152) 
3:00 p.m.
Effective density of unipotent orbits in homogeneous spaces.
E. Lindenstrauss, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
G. Margulis, Yale University
A. Mohammadi*, The University of Texas at Austin
N. Shah, Ohio State University
(111837175)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Closed Curves on Surfaces, IV
Room 316, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Ara Basmajian, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
Moira Chas, Stony Brook University moira.chas@stonybrook.edu

2:00 p.m.
Discussion 
3:00 p.m.
Filling sets of curves and systoles.
Federica Fanoni*, Warwick Mathematics Institute
(111851210) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonsimple closed geodesics on orbifolds.
Robert Suzzi Valli*, Manhattan College
(111851260)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical General Relativity, IV
Room 205, Frey Hall
Organizers:
LanHsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
Marcus Khuri, Stony Brook University khuri@math.sunysb.edu
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and City University of New York Graduate Center

2:00 p.m.
Deformation of the Einstein constraints with the dominant energy condition.
Justin Corvino*, Lafayette College
(111853161) 
3:00 p.m.
Scattering for 2+1 Dimensional EinsteinWave Map System.
Benjamin Dodson, Johns Hopkins University
Nishanth Abu Gudapati*, Yale University
(11183530) 
3:30 p.m.
Parametrizations of the PoissonSchrödinger Equations in Spherical Symmetry.
Andrew S. Goetz, University of California, Santa Cruz
Alan R. Parry*, University of Connecticut
(11188324) 
4:00 p.m.
Local solvability of the optimal isometric embedding equation.
Karsten Gimre*, Columbia University
(111853117) 
4:30 p.m.
Cosmic censorship of smooth structures.
Vladimir Chernov*, Dartmouth College
Stefan Nemirovski, Steklov Mathematical Institute and Ruhr University Bochum
(1118838) 
5:00 p.m.
Triangular libration points in the R3BP under combined effects of oblateness, radiation and powerlaw pro le.
Babatunde J Falaye*, IPN, Mexico City, Mexico
(11188515)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematicians in Mathematics Education, II
Room 226, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Lisa Berger, Stony Brook University lisa.berger@stonybrook.edu
Melkana Brakalova, Fordham University

2:00 p.m.
PROMYS: The Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(111897238) 
2:30 p.m.
Description of a special, intense teacher education program.
Alan Sultan*, Queens College of the City University of New York
(11189781) 
3:00 p.m.
Contributions that mathematicians can make for math education.
MyongHi Kim*, Old Westbury
(111897244) 
3:30 p.m.
Probability, behavioral economics, and mathematics education.
Daniel L Goroff*, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
(111897102) 
4:00 p.m.
Mathematics and intercultural competence in the middle school.
Megan Brunner*, State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo
(111897188) 
4:30 p.m.
Mathematics teacher education programs in the NYC area.
Lisa Berger, Stony Brook University
Melkana A Brakalova*, Mathematics Department, Fordham University
(111897130)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and Related Topics, IV
Room 317, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Sudeb Mitra, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center sudeb.mitra@qc.cuny.edu
Dragomir Saric, Queens College of the City University of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center

2:00 p.m.
Limits of Teichmüller geodesics in the Universal Teichmüller space.
Hrant Hakobyan*, Kansas State University
(111830142) 
3:00 p.m.
Tame quasiconformal motions.
Yunping Jiang, Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY
Sudeb Mitra, Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY
Hiroshige Shiga, Toyko Institute of Technology
Zhe Wang*, Bronx Community College, CUNY
(111830164) 
4:00 p.m.
"Kähler metrics and Chern forms on the moduli space of punctured Riemann surfaces".
Leon A Takhtajan*, Department of Mathematics, Stony Brook University
(11183273)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Combinatorics of Arrangements (in honor of Mike Falk), IV
Room 301, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University

2:00 p.m.
Coarrangements and biarrangements.
Clément Dupont*, MaxPlanckInstitut für Mathematik, Bonn
(11181477) 
2:30 p.m.
BernsteinSato polynomials of ideals of generic matrices.
Andras Lorincz, University of Connecticut
Claudiu Raicu, University of Notre Dame
Uli Walther*, Purdue University
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(11181454) 
3:00 p.m.
Representation stability and point counting.
Rita Jimenez Rolland*, Centro de Ciencias Matematicas UNAM
(111855140) 
3:30 p.m.
Flags and freeness of hyperplane arrangements.
Takuro Abe*, Kyoto University
(11183288) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatorics and rational models.
Christin Bibby, University of Western Ontario
Graham C Denham*, University of Western Ontario
Eva Maria Feichtner, University of Bremen
(111805252) 
4:30 p.m.
Topology of braid arrangement via counting polynomials.
Weiyan Chen*, University of Chicago
(11185595)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Special Session on Vertex Algebra and Related Algebraic and Geometric Structures, IV
Room 309, Frey Hall
Organizers:
Katrina Barron, University of Notre Dame
Antun Milas, State University of New York at Albany
Jinwei Yang, University of Notre Dame jyang7@nd.edu

2:00 p.m.
Special pairs of screening operators and certain subalgebras of a rank d lattice vertex operator algebra.
Nathan P Vander Werf*, University of Notre Dame
(111800259) 
2:30 p.m.
Vertex algebras associated to reflexive Gorenstein cones.
Lev Borisov*, Rutgers University
(11181766) 
3:00 p.m.
Open Discussion/Problem Solving

2:00 p.m.
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