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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis campus), Minneapolis, MN
October 2830, 2016 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1123
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday October 28, 2016

Friday October 28, 2016, 1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor Atrium, Terrence Murphy Hall

Friday October 28, 2016, 1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Atrium, Terrence Murphy Hall

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Matrix Theory, I
TMH 401, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Adam Berliner, St. Olaf College
Brenda Kroschel, University of St. Thomas bkkroschel@stthomas.edu
Nathan Warnberg, University WisconsinLaCrosse

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, I
TMH 348, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Michael Chmutov, University of Minnesota mchmutov@gmail.com
Tom Halverson, Macalester College
Travis Scrimshaw, University of Minnesota

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Effective Mathematics in Discrete and Continuous Worlds, I
TMH 355, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Wesley Calvert, Southern Illinois University wcalvert@siu.edu
Timothy McNicholl, Iowa State University

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, I
TMH 448, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College abeverid@macalester.edu
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Michael Young, Iowa State University

2:30 p.m.
The waiting game: Balanced allocation via random choices.
Amanda Redlich*, Bowdoin College
(112305383)

3:00 p.m.
Degree conditions for small contagious sets in bootstrap percolation.
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado  Denver
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
Tyrrell McAllister, University of Wyoming
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado  Denver
Andrew Uzzell*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112305300)

3:30 p.m.
On the List Chromatic Number of the Cartesian Product of Graphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Mudrock, Illinois Institute of Technology
(112305387)

4:00 p.m.
The combinatorics of ray sensor networks.
Kirk Boyer, University of Denver
Paul Horn*, University of Denver
Mario Lopez, University of Denver
(112305381)

4:30 p.m.
RamseyTurán numbers with small $s$independence number.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(11230596)

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Flows, Integrable Systems and Moving Frames, I
MOH 343, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Joseph Benson, St. Olaf College
Gloria MariBeffa, University of WisconsinMadison maribeff@math.wisc.edu
Peter Olver, University of Minnesota
Rob Thompson, Carleton College

2:00 p.m.
Surface immersions with unique Bonnet mate.
Gary R Jensen*, Washington University in St. Louis
Emilio Musso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Lorenzo Nicolodi, Universita di Parma, Italy
(11235357)

3:00 p.m.
Beltrami fields with nonconstant proportionality factor via moving frames.
Jeanne Clelland*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Taylor Klotz, University of Colorado, Boulder
Stephen Preston, Brooklyn College
(112335141)

4:00 p.m.
Isotropic curve flows on $\mathbb{R}^{n+1, n}$.
ChuuLian Terng, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine
Zhiwei Wu*, Department of Mathematics, Ningbo University, China
(112353278)

4:30 p.m.
On Hamiltonian perturbations of the Toda lattice.
Deniz Bilman*, University of Michigan
Irina Nenciu, University of Illinois at Chicago
(112335374)

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting in Physical Systems, in celebration of Kenneth C. Millett's 75th birthday, I
MOH 450, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Jorge Alberto Calvo, Ave Maria University
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas ejrawdon@stthomas.edu

2:30 p.m.
Unconcatenated unknots and their minimal surfaces.
Alexander Y Grosberg*, Department of Physics and Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University, New York, NY 10003
(11235437)

3:00 p.m.
Linking polymer entanglements with the viscoelastic mechanics of polymeric materials using topological analysis and computational simulations.
Eleni Panagiotou*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kenneth C Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
Paul J Atzberger, University of California, Santa Barbara
(112392363)

3:30 p.m.
Randomly Generating Self Avoiding Polygons Off Lattice.
Kyle Leland Chapman*, University of Georgia
(112352245)

4:00 p.m.
The braid index of homogeneous braids.
Yuanan Diao, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
Pengyu Liu*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
Gabor Hetyei, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
(112357218)

4:30 p.m.
LeeYang and Fishers zeros in Adsorbing SelfAvoiding Walks.
E. J. Janse van Rensburg*, Mathematics & Statistics, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
(11238278)

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Phenomena in Linear and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
MOH 324, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Zaher Hani, Georgia Tech
Christof Sparber, University of Illinois at Chicago sparber@uic.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebras and Their Representations, I
TMH 357, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Miodrag Iovanov, University of Iowa miodragiovanov@uiowa.edu
Ryan Kinser, University of Iowa
Peter Webb, University of Minnesota

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Field Theories and Geometric Representation Theory, I
TMH 351, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Emily Cliff, University of Oxford
Thomas Nevins, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign nevins@illinois.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, I
TMH 354, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Kwangho Choiy, Southern Illinois University
Dihua Jiang, University of Minnesota
Shuichiro Takeda, University of Missouri takedas@missouri.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Topology of 3 and 4Manifolds, I
MOH 403, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Maggy Tomova, University of Iowa
Alexander Zupan, University of NebraskaLincoln zupan@unl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Additive Invariants of Knots, Links, and Graphs in 3manifolds.
Scott A. Taylor*, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, U. Iowa
(11235755)

3:00 p.m.
The Kakimizu complexes of select 3manifolds.
Jennifer Schultens*, UC Davis
(112357299)

3:30 p.m.
Knotted handlebodies and knots with a halfintegral toroidal surgery.
Mario EudaveMuñoz*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
(112357354)

4:00 p.m.
Critical Bridge Spheres.
Daniel Rodman*, The University of Iowa
(112357310)

4:30 p.m.
Stable Rips Sela canonical representatives in geometric small cancelation groups.
Yo'av Rieck*, University of Arkansas
Yasushi Yamashita, Nara Women's University
(112320173)

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, I
MOH 301, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University
Alexander Voronov, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities voronov@umn.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Coding Theory, I
TMH 350, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Sarah E. Anderson, University of St. Thomas ande1298@stthomas.edu
Katie Haymaker, Villanova University

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on ChipFiring and Divisors on Graphs and Complexes, I
TMH 353, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Caroline Klivans, Brown University
Gregg Musiker, University of Minnesota
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota reiner@umn.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics, I
TMH 346, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Eric Egge, Carleton College
Joel Brewster Lewis, University of Minnesota jblewis@math.umn.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Physics of Tornado Modeling, I
MOH 345, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Pavel Belik, Augsburg College
Douglas P. Dokken, University of St. Thomas
Kurt Scholz, University of St. Thomas
Misha Shvartsman, University of St. Thomas mmshvartsman@stthomas.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in the Analysis of Nonlocal Operators, I
MOH 321, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Donatella Danielli, Purdue University
Arshak Petrosyan, Purdue University
Camelia Pop, University of Minnesota capop@umn.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Contact Geometry, I
MOH 346, Opus Hall
Organizers:
TianJun Li, University of Minnesota
Cheuk Yu Mak, University of Minnesota
Ke Zhu, Minnesota State University ke.zhu@mnsu.edu

Friday October 28, 2016, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Semiclassical quantum dynamics via Bohmian trajectories.
Thornton Auditorium, Terrence Murphy Hall
Christof Sparber*, Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1123818)
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