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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
September 2425, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1121
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Saturday September 24, 2016

Saturday September 24, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, David Saul Smith Union

Saturday September 24, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, David Saul Smith Union

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Aspects of Nilpotent Orbits, I
Room 126, Searles Science Building Organizers: Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern University a.iarrobino@neu.edu Leila Khatami, Union College Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College

8:00 a.m.
Nilpotent elements and sections.
George J McNinch*, Tufts University
(112120117)

9:00 a.m.
Hyperplane arrangements and elliptic fibrations.
Jonathan Mboyo Esole*, Northeastern University
(112114130)

9:30 a.m.
Hyperplane Arrangements Generated by Weights of Fundamental Representations of Lie Algebras.
Mboyo Esole, Harvard University
Steven Glenn Jackson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ravi Jagadeesan, Harvard University
Alfred G Noel*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(11212264)

10:00 a.m.
Sign signatures and characters of Weyl groups.
Thomas FolzDonahue, Boston, MA
Steven Glenn Jackson*, University of Massachusetts Boston
Todor Milev, University of Massachusetts Boston
Alfred G. Noel, University of Massachusetts Boston
(112122107)

10:30 a.m.
Equivariant resolutions of De ConciniProcesi ideals.
Federico Galetto*, McMaster University
(11211391)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Convex Cocompactness, I
Room 16, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Tarik Aougab, Brown University tarik_aougab@brown.edu Sara Maloni, Brown University

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Decomposing 3manifolds, I
Room 04, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Tao Li, Boston College Scott Taylor, Colby College scott.taylor@colby.edu

8:00 a.m.
Essential embeddings of multibranched surfaces into 3manifolds.
Makoto Ozawa*, Komazawa University
(112157157)

8:30 a.m.
The Goeritz groups of Heegaard splittings for 3manifolds.
Sangbum Cho, Hanyang University
Yuya Koda*, Hiroshima University
(112157120)

9:00 a.m.
Bridge spectra of cables of 2bridge knots.
Nicholas Owad*, Gettysburg College
(11215783)

9:30 a.m.
Neighbors of knots in the Gordian graph.
Marion Campisi*, San Jose State University
Ryan Blair, California State University, Long Beach
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Scott Taylor, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, The University of Iowa
(112157284)

10:00 a.m.
Twist Number and the Alternating Volume of Knots.
Ryan Blair*, California State University Long Beach
Heidi Furlong, California State University Long Beach
Leslie Rodriguez, California State University Long Beach
(112157118)

10:30 a.m.
Additive invariants for links and graphs in 3manifolds.
Scott Taylor, Colby College
Maggy Tomova*, The University of Iowa
(11215726)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Nilpotent Groups, I
Room 213, Searles Science Building Organizers: Moon Duchin, Tufts University Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College Peter Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nilpotent groups: interplay between algebra, geometry, and number theory.
Alexei Miasnikov*, Stevens Institute of Techniology
(112120244)

9:00 a.m.
Full residual finiteness growth of nilpotent groups.
Khalid BouRabee, The City College of New York
Daniel Studenmund*, The University of Utah
(112157141)

9:30 a.m.
On the dimension of matrix embeddings of torsionfree nilpotent groups.
Funda Gul, Stevens Institute of Technology
Armin Wei\ss*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(11212031)

10:00 a.m.
Quasiisometric \& Integrable Measure Equivalence Rigidity of Nilpotent Groups via Ergodic Theory.
Mike Cantrell*, MSRI
(112120213)

10:30 a.m.
Separated nets in nilpotent groups.
Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison
Michael Kelly, University of Michigan
Sean Li, University of Chicago
Anton Lukyanenko*, University of Michigan
(112122215)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory and Noncommutative Algebra, I
Room 151, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Jason Gaddis, Wake Forest University Manuel Reyes, Bowdoin College reyes@bowdoin.edu

8:00 a.m.
The noncommutative schemes of generalized Weyl algebras.
Robert Won*, Wake Forest University
(112116229)

8:30 a.m.
On Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and the Lie superalgebra $\mathfrak{sl}(1 \vert 1)$.
Susan Sierra, University of Edinburgh
Spela Spenko, University of Edinburgh
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
Padmini Veerapen*, Tennessee Tech University
Emilie Wiesner, Ithaca College
(112116109)

9:00 a.m.
Universal quantum groups associated to a pair of preregular forms.
Alexandru Chirvasitu, University of Washington, Seattle
Chelsea Walton*, Temple University
Xingting Wang, Temple University
(11211619)

9:30 a.m.
Hopf actions on AS regular algebras: Auslander's Theorem.
Ellen E. Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
K. Chan, University of Washington, Seattle
C. Walton, Temple University
J. J. Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle
(11211666)

10:00 a.m.
Skew Clifford Constructions.
Thomas Cassidy*, Bucknell University
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
(11211629)

10:30 a.m.
Homogenized quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ and its noncommutative geometry.
Alexandru Chirvasitu*, University of Washington
S. Paul Smith, University of Washington
Liang Ze Wong, University of Washington
(11211616)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Phases of Matter and Quantum Computation, I
Room 106, Bannister Hall Organizers: Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Carlos Ortiz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory carlos.ortizmarrero@pnnl.gov Julia Plavnik, Texas A University

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, I
Room 315, Searles Science Building Organizers: Thomas Lam, University of Michigan tfylam@umich.edu Thomas McConville, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics, at the Crossroads of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology, I
Room 113, Searles Science Building Organizers: Ivan Martino, University of Fribourg (Switzerland) Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University a.suciu@neu.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 223, Searles Science Building Organizers: Matthew Badger, University of Connecticut Vasileios Chousionis, University of Connecticut vasileios.chousionis@uconn.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 217, Searles Science Building Organizers: Charles Cunningham, Bowdoin College Moon Duchin, Tufts University Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College jtaback@bowdoin.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Graphs and Hypergraphs, I
Room 215, Searles Science Building Organizers: Deepak Bal, Montclair State University Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University jonathan.cutler@montclair.edu Jozef Skokan, London School of Economics

8:30 a.m.
Recent progress on threecoloring graphs without long induced paths.
Mingxian Zhong*, Columbia University
(112105101)

9:00 a.m.
Realization graphs of degree sequences.
Michael Barrus*, University of Rhode Island
(11210560)

9:30 a.m.
Strategic graph decompositions.
Amanda Redlich*, Bowdoin College
(112105230)

10:00 a.m.
The Asymptotic Behavior of the Potential Function.
Catherine Erbes, Hiram College
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Timothy LeSaulnier, NSA
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
Casey Moffatt, Denver, CO
Paul Wenger*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(112105239)

10:30 a.m.
Saturation Games on Graphs.
James M Carraher, University of Nebraska Kearney
William B Kinnersley*, University of Rhode Island
Benjamin Reiniger, Ryerson University
Douglas B West, Zhejiang Normal University and University of Illinois
(112105211)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Material Science and Mathematical Biology, I
Room 208, Adams Hall Organizers: Leonid Berlyand, Pennsylvania State University Dmitry Golovaty, University of Akron Alex Misiats, New York University om25@nyu.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Plethysm and Kronecker Products in Representation Theory, I
Room 115, Searles Science Building Organizers: Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University Sheila Sundaram, Pierrepont School shsund@comcast.net

Saturday September 24, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Autonomous and Nonautonomous Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications, I
Room 406, Adams Hall Organizers: M.R.S. Kulenovi\'c, University of Rhode Island mkulenovic@uri.edu O. Merino, University of Rhode Island

9:00 a.m.
A family of autonomous discrete dynamical systems in projective geometry.
QuangNhat Le*, Brown University, Providence, RI
(112137198)

9:30 a.m.
Local and Global Dynamics of Difference Equation $$x_{n+1}=\frac{x_{n1}}{a x_n^2 + c x_{n1}^2 + x_{n1}}, \quad n=0,1,\ldots$$.
Daniel Hadley*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
(112139238)

10:00 a.m.
Eventual Monotonicity in Nonlinear Difference Equations.
Emmanouil Drymonis*, Providence College
(112139129)

10:30 a.m.
KAM Theory and Other Results Applied to a Certain System of Difference Equations.
Erin Denette*, University of Rhode Island
Mustafa Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Esmir Pilav, University of Sarajevo
(11213948)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Room 107, Kanbar Hall Organizers: Maxim Bichuch, Johns Hopkins University Stephan Strum, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Xuwei Yang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute xyang4@wpi.edu

9:30 a.m.
Systemic risk under heterogeneous beliefs.
Agostino Capponi*, Columbia University, New York, NY
(112191281)

10:00 a.m.
Sensitivity of the EisenbergNoe Network Model to the Relative Liabilities.
Weijie Pang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Zachary Feinstein, Washington University St. Louis
Birgit Rudloff, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Eric Schaanning, Imperial College London
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Mackenzie Wildman, Lehigh University
(112149246)

10:30 a.m.
Systemic Risk and Optimal Fee Structure for Central Clearing Counterparty.
Zhenyu Cui, Financial Engineering Division, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology
Qi Feng*, Department of Mathematics,Purdue UniversityUniversity of Conneecticut
Ruimeng Hu, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, University of California Santa Barbara,
Gu Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Xuwei Yang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bin Zou, Corresponding author. Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington,
(112160125)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Statistics Applied to Biology and Related Fields, I
Room 114, Adams Hall Organizers: Meredith L. Greer, Bates College mgreer@bates.edu

9:30 a.m.
What happens if we run out of drugs?: Estimating the causal effects of a tuberculosis drug shortage.
James C Scott*, Colby College
Neha Shah, California Department of Health, Tuberculosis Control Branch
Travis Porco, Francis I. Proctor Foundation, San Francisco, California
Jennifer Flood, California Department of Health, Tuberculosis Control Branch
(11216244)

10:00 a.m.
The effect of second order interactions on stochastic bipartite networks.
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, Unity College
(11219210)

10:30 a.m.
Examining ecological stability by reactiondiffusion equations.
Thomas Bellsky*, University of Maine
(112135175)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 24, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Christopher Chong, Bowdoin College cchong@bowdoin.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, I
Room 20, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Christopher Chong, Bowdoin College cchong@bowdoin.edu Adam Levy, Bowdoin College

Saturday September 24, 2016, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Combinatorics of electrical networks.
Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center (VAC)
Thomas Lam*, University of Michigan
(112105282)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Szemer/'edi's Theorem: combinatorics, ergodic theory and algebra.
Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center (VAC)
Tim Austin*, New York University
(112105191)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, II
Room 315, Searles Science Building Organizers: Thomas Lam, University of Michigan tfylam@umich.edu Thomas McConville, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:00 p.m.
Some aspects of $(r,k)$parking functions.
Richard P. Stanley*, University of Miami and MIT
Yinghui Wang, MIT
(11210586)

3:30 p.m.
Affine RobinsonSchensted correspondence in KazhdanLusztig theory.
Michael S. Chmutov*, University of Minnesota
Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota
Joel Lewis, University of Minnesota
(112105242)

4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic formal group law and parabolic KazhdanLusztig basis.
Cristian Lenart, State University of New York at Albany
Kirill Zainoulline, University of Ottawa
Changlong Zhong*, State University of New York at Albany
(11210550)

4:30 p.m.
Garside Shadows and Automata in Coxeter groups.
Christophe Hohlweg*, UQAM, Montreal, Qu\'ebec
(112120190)

5:00 p.m.
Vanishing Schur Functions.
Rebecca Patrias*, LaCIM
Ethan Alwaise, Emory University
Ben Anzis, University of Idaho
Shuli Chen, Cornell University
Yibo Gao, MIT
Jesse Kim, Reed College
Zhaoqi Li, Macalester College
(112105173)

5:30 p.m.
Taking the long way home: Orbits of plane partitions.
Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University
Oliver Pechenik*, Rutgers University
Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University
(112105112)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Autonomous and Nonautonomous Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications, II
Room 406, Adams Hall Organizers: M.R.S. Kulenovi\'c, University of Rhode Island mkulenovic@uri.edu O. Merino, University of Rhode Island

3:00 p.m.
Results on the Dynamics of a Class of Discrete Time Structured Population Models.
David Timothy McArdle*, University of Rhode Island
(112139217)

3:30 p.m.
The NaimarkSacker bifurcation for certain perturbation of the BevertonHolt equation.
Toufik Khyat*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
(11213954)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized BevertonHolt Difference Equations.
Elliott J. Bertrand*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
Mustafa R.S. Kulenovic, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
(11213987)

4:30 p.m.
Basins of Attraction of PeriodTwo Solutions of Monotone Difference Equations.
Arzu Bilgin*, University of Rhode Island
Mustafa Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Esmir Pilav, University of Sarajevo
(11213925)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Aspects of Nilpotent Orbits, II
Room 126, Searles Science Building Organizers: Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern University a.iarrobino@neu.edu Leila Khatami, Union College Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College

3:00 p.m.
The combinatorics of nilpotent orbits and Springer fibers.
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(112105279)

4:00 p.m.
Hessenberg Varieties for the Minimal Nilpotent Orbit.
Peter Crooks*, University of Toronto
Hiraku Abe, Osaka City University Advanced Mathematical Institute
(112114105)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial questions related to the representation stability of the cohomology of Springer varieties.
Aba Mbirika*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College
(112105134)

5:00 p.m.
Equations of loci in tables of commuting Jordan types.
M. Boij, KTH
A. Iarrobino, Northeastern University
L. Khatami*, Union College
B. Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
R. Zhao, University of Missouri
(112115154)

5:30 p.m.
Defining the Amplituhedron.
Nima ArkaniHamed, Institute for Advanced Study
Hugh Thomas*, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec \`a Montr\'eal
Jaroslav Trnka, University of California, Davis
(112181103)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics, at the Crossroads of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology, II
Room 113, Searles Science Building Organizers: Ivan Martino, University of Fribourg (Switzerland) Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University a.suciu@neu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Hodge theory for polytopes and matroids.
Karim Adiprasito*, Hebrew U Jerusalem
(112105161)

3:30 p.m.
Subspace Arrangements and BNS Invariants.
Matthew B. Day, University of Arkansas
Richard D. Wade*, University of British Columbia
(11212099)

4:00 p.m.
Combinatorial Invariance of KazhdanLusztigVogan Polynomials.
Nancy Abdallah*, Link\"oping University
Axel Hultman, Link\"oping University
(112105171)

4:30 p.m.
Representation stability of families of linear subspace arrangements.
Nir Gadish*, The University of Chicago
(11210690)

5:00 p.m.
Sectional matrices and geometrical consequences of their extremal behaviour.
Michele Torielli*, Hokkaido University
Anna Maria Bigatti, University of Genoa
Elisa Palezzato, University of Genoa
(112113162)

5:30 p.m.
A probabilistic approach to Tverbergtype results.
Pablo Sober\'on*, Northeastern University
(11215273)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Convex Cocompactness, II
Room 16, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Tarik Aougab, Brown University tarik_aougab@brown.edu Sara Maloni, Brown University

3:00 p.m.
Coxeter mapping classes.
Eriko Hironaka*, American Mathematical Society/Florida State Univesrity
(112157260)

3:30 p.m.
Laminations on the boundary of a handlebody.
Ian Biringer*, Boston College
(112157267)

4:30 p.m.
Basmajian's identity in higher Teichm\"uller theory.
Nicholas G Vlamis*, University of Michigan
Andrew Yarmola, Boston College
(112157124)

5:00 p.m.
Connected components of the SO(p,q) character variety.
Brian Collier*, University of Maryland
(112151172)

5:30 p.m.
Characterizing subgroup stability in finitely generated groups.
Tarik Aougab, Brown University
Matthew G Durham*, University of Michigan, MSRI
Samuel Taylor, Yale University
(112120156)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Decomposing 3manifolds, II
Room 04, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Tao Li, Boston College Scott Taylor, Colby College scott.taylor@colby.edu

3:00 p.m.
Foliations and cyclic branched covers.
Cameron McA Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
(112157111)

3:30 p.m.
Asymmetric Lspace knots in $S^3$.
Kenneth L Baker*, University of Miami
John Luecke, University of Texas
(11215792)

4:00 p.m.
Persistently foliar knots, I.
Charles Delman, Eastern Illinois University
Rachel Roberts*, Washington University in St Louis
(112157220)

4:30 p.m.
Persistently Foliar Knots, II.
Charles I. Delman*, Eastern Illinois University
Rachel Roberts, Washington University in St. Louis
(112157225)

5:00 p.m.
On Thurston's Euler Class One Conjecture.
Mehdi Yazdi*, Princeton University
(11215782)

5:30 p.m.
NonLERFness of groups of nongeometric 3manifolds.
Hongbin Sun*, University of California, Berkeley
(112157152)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Room 107, Kanbar Hall Organizers: Maxim Bichuch, Johns Hopkins University Stephan Strum, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Xuwei Yang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute xyang4@wpi.edu

3:00 p.m.
ArbitrageFree Pricing of XVA.
Maxim Bichuch*, Johns Hopkins University
Agostino Capponi, Columbia University
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(112160240)

3:30 p.m.
Robust XVA for Credit Default Swaps.
Maxim Bichuch, Johns Hopkins University
Agostino Capponi, Columbia University
Stephan Sturm*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(112191273)

4:00 p.m.
Mean Field Stochastic Growth with Relative Utility.
Minyi Huang*, Carleton University
Son L. Nguyen, University of Puerto Rico
(112193274)

4:30 p.m.
The Execution Problem in Finance: A Partially Observed Mean Field Game Formulation.
Peter E. Caines*, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CIM, McGill University, Montreal
Dena Firoozi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CIM, McGill University, Montreal
(112193133)

5:00 p.m.
Mean field game approach to production and exploration of exhaustible commodities.
Michael Ludkovski, University of California, Santa Barbara
Xuwei Yang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(11219165)

5:30 p.m.
Consumption in Incomplete Markets.
Gu Wang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Paolo Guasoni, Boston University
(112160272)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 223, Searles Science Building Organizers: Matthew Badger, University of Connecticut Vasileios Chousionis, University of Connecticut vasileios.chousionis@uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Harmonic Analysis and Complex Variables Techniques in Scattering Theory.
Irina Mitrea*, Temple University
(112135151)

3:30 p.m.
Action of a scattering map.
Katharine Ott*, Bates College
Russell Brown, University of Kentucky
Peter Perry, University of Kentucky
(11214549)

4:00 p.m.
The Geometry of Parabolic NTA Domains.
Max D. Engelstein*, MIT
(112135179)

4:30 p.m.
Rectifiability, interior approximation, and absolute continuity of Harmonic measure.
Murat Akman*, Instituto de Ciencias Matem\'aticas, CSICUAMUC3MUCM, Madrid, Spain
(112135164)

5:00 p.m.
BMO solvability and absolute continuity of harmonic measure.
Phi L Le*, Syracuse University
Steve Hofmann, Univesrity of MissouriColumbia
(1121355)

5:30 p.m.
Absolute continuity of harmonic measure and the solvability of elliptic equations.
Zihui Zhao*, University of Washington, Seattle
(112135126)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, II
Room 217, Searles Science Building Organizers: Charles Cunningham, Bowdoin College Moon Duchin, Tufts University Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College jtaback@bowdoin.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Nilpotent Groups, II
Room 213, Searles Science Building Organizers: Moon Duchin, Tufts University Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College Peter Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quasiconformal geometry of boundaries of hyperbolic spaces Part I.
Luca Capogna, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112130181)

4:00 p.m.
Quasiconformal geometry of boundaries of hyperbolic spaces Part II.
Luca Capogna*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jeremy T. Tyson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(112151188)

4:30 p.m.
Decomposability of Finitely Generated Torsionfree Nilpotent Groups.
Gilbert Baumslag, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, City College of New York
Charles F. Miller III, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
Gretchen Ostheimer*, Department of Computer Science, Hofstra University
(112120139)

5:00 p.m.
Bubble Sets in the Heisenberg Group.
Andrew P. S\'anchez*, Tufts University
(112120197)

5:30 p.m.
The quasiconformal Jacobian problem and subRiemannian manifolds biLipschitz equivalent to the Heisenberg group.
Alex D. Austin*, University of California, Los Angeles
(112130199)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Statistics Applied to Biology and Related Fields, II
Room 114, Adams Hall Organizers: Meredith L. Greer, Bates College mgreer@bates.edu

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Graphs and Hypergraphs, II
Room 215, Searles Science Building Organizers: Deepak Bal, Montclair State University Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University jonathan.cutler@montclair.edu Jozef Skokan, London School of Economics

3:00 p.m.
On two problems related to Hamilton cycles in oriented graphs.
Asaf Ferber*, MIT
Eoin Long, Tel Aviv University/ Oxford
Benny Sudakov, ETH, Zurich
(11210559)

3:30 p.m.
Sidorenko type inequalities.
B. Kaskosz, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881
L. Thoma*, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881
(11210594)

4:00 p.m.
Monochromatic covers in edgecolored graphs and hypergraphs.
Gabor Sarkozy*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(112105166)

4:30 p.m.
Ladders in dense graphs.
A. Czygrinow, Arizona State University
H.A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
T. Molla*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112105200)

5:00 p.m.
Measurable Graph Theory.
Endre Csoka, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary
Oleg Pikhurko, University of Warwick, UK
Gabor Lippner*, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
(112105148)

5:30 p.m.
A Generalization of TwoGraphs.
Arran Christopher Hamm*, Winthrop University
(112105185)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory and Noncommutative Algebra, II
Room 151, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Jason Gaddis, Wake Forest University Manuel Reyes, Bowdoin College reyes@bowdoin.edu

3:00 p.m.
Idempotent lifting and beyond.
Pace P Nielsen*, Brigham Young University
(11211653)

3:30 p.m.
An IdealTheoretic Notion of Nil Clean (Preliminary Report).
Alexi T. Block Gorman, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander J. Diesl*, Wellesley College
Thomas J. Dorsey, Center for Communications Research
(112116195)

4:00 p.m.
Recent developments on clean and strongly clean rings.
Thomas J Dorsey*, CCRLa Jolla
(112116276)

4:30 p.m.
$K$theory classification of algebras which are more general than they seem.
Lia Vas*, University of the Sciences
(1121167)

5:00 p.m.
Leavitt Path Algebras and Possible Prime Spectra of Rings.
G. Abrams, University of Colorado
G. Aranda Pino, University of Malaga
Z. Mesyan*, University of Colorado
C. Smith, University of Colorado
(11211647)

5:30 p.m.
Leavitt path algebras are B\'{e}zout.
Gene Abrams, Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
Francesca Mantese*, Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Italy
Alberto Tonolo, Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy
(11211615)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Material Science and Mathematical Biology, II
Room 208, Adams Hall Organizers: Leonid Berlyand, Pennsylvania State University Dmitry Golovaty, University of Akron Alex Misiats, New York University om25@nyu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Euler elastica as a $\Gamma$limit of discrete bending energies of onedimensional chains of atoms.
Dmitry Golovaty*, The University of Akron
(112135283)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp interface limit and traveling waves in a phase field model of cell motility.
Leonid Berlyand*, Mathematical Department, Penn State
Mykhailo Potomkin, Mathematical Department, Penn State
Volodymyr Rybalko, B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering
(11213546)

4:00 p.m.
Minimizers of an Energy Modeling NanoparticlePolymer Blends.
Stan Alama*, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Ihsan A Topaloglu, McMaster University
(112135119)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamics of a second order gradient model for phase transitions.
Drew Swartz, Booz Allen Hamilton
Aaron Nung Kwan Yip*, Purdue University
(112135208)

5:00 p.m.
Compatibility conditions in dense lattices.
Andrej Cherkaev*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
Predrag Krtolica, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
Andrejs Treibergs, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
(112174263)

5:30 p.m.
Gammaconvergence for an anisotropic superconductivity model with magnetic fields.
Guanying Peng*, University of Cincinnati
(112135245)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 24, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Christopher Chong, Bowdoin College cchong@bowdoin.edu

3:00 p.m.
NeimarkSacker bifurcations and evidence of chaos in a discrete dynamical model of walkers.
Aminur Rahman*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(112137262)

3:30 p.m.
Steady and Traveling Wave Solutions in a Chain of Periodically Forced Coupled Nonlinear Oscillators.
Mei Duanmu, Apollo Education Group
Nathaniel Whitaker*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Panos Kevrekidis, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Anna Vainchtein, University of Pittsburgh
Jonathan Rubin, University of Pittsburgh
(11216521)

4:00 p.m.
Multicomponent nonlinear waves in one and two dimensional coupled nonlinear Schr\"odinger (NLS) systems: Theory and Numerical Computations.
Efstathios Georgios Charalampidis*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 010034515, USA
Panayotis G. Kevrekidis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 010034515, USA
Boris Malomed, Department of Physical Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering,Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Dimitri J. Frantzeskakis, Department of Physics, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Zografos, Athens 15784, Greece
(112135153)

4:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Dynamics of Lattices of Bistable Units with Spatially Varying Properties.
Myungwon Hwang, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Andres F Arrieta*, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
(112170278)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Plethysm and Kronecker Products in Representation Theory, II
Room 115, Searles Science Building Organizers: Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University Sheila Sundaram, Pierrepont School shsund@comcast.net

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Phases of Matter and Quantum Computation, II
Room 106, Bannister Hall Organizers: Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Carlos Ortiz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory carlos.ortizmarrero@pnnl.gov Julia Plavnik, Texas A University

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, II
Room 20, Druckenmiller Hall Organizers: Christopher Chong, Bowdoin College cchong@bowdoin.edu Adam Levy, Bowdoin College

3:00 p.m.
An introduction to the curve complex and some of its properties.
Joseph D Malionek*, Colby College
Muyuan Zhang, Colby College
(112157255)

3:30 p.m.
A Preliminary Statistical Study of Rhythmic Behaviors from a Stretch Feedback Pathway in the American Lobster, Homarus americanus.
Xuan Qu*, Bowdoin College
(112162253)

4:00 p.m.
Origami Constructions of Algebraic Integer Rings.
Juergen Desmond Kritschgau*, Bates College/ Iowa State University
(112100233)

4:30 p.m.
Improving the efficiency of statistical analysis of cancer genomes through the development of cloudbased software.
Matthew J Leventhal*, Bowdoin College
(112192218)

5:00 p.m.
A Bayesian Approach to Predicting the Outcome of Endovenous Laser Ablation.
Steve Chung, California State University, Fresno
Aaron Pinkerton, Sterling College
Michelle Yu*, College of the Holy Cross
Hunter Rehm, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(112162209)

5:30 p.m.
Spanning Tree Modulus and Homogeneity of Undirected Graphs.
Sarah Tymochko*, College of the Holy Cross
Derek Hoare, Kenyon College
Brandon Sit, University of Portland
(112100205)
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