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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA
November 45, 2017 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1134
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Sunday November 5, 2017

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
3rd Floor Lobby, Highlander Union Building

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
3rd Floor Lobby, Highlander Union Building

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Structures in Knot Theory, III
Room 1307, Spieth Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Cahn, Smith College
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College Sam.Nelson@cmc.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Alexander polynomial of some virtual knots via the multivariable Alexander polynomial of links.
Robert G Todd*, Mount Mercy University
Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University
(113457150)

8:30 a.m.
Markovtype theorems for virtual trivalent braids.
Carmen Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
Abigayle Dirdak, California State University, Fresno
Rita Post, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Erica Sawyer, The Evergreen State College
(113457176)

9:00 a.m.
An Algorithm for Computing the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Mustafa Hajij, University of South Florida
Jesse S F Levitt*, University of Southern California
(11341655)

9:30 a.m.
Colored KhovanovRozansky homology of infinite braids.
Michael Abel*, Duke University
Michael Willis, University of California, Los Angeles
(113457321)

10:00 a.m.
Chromatic graph homology for brace algebras.
Vladimir V Baranovsky*, University of California  Irvine
Maksym Zubkov, University of California  Irvine
(113418445)

10:30 a.m.
Patterns in Khovanov link and chromatic graph homology.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Daniel Scofield, North Carolina State University
(113457433)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Fractals, III
Room 367, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University
Goran Radunovic, University of Zagreb goran.radunovic@fer.hr
Tim Cobler, Fullerton College, California

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Characteristics of a Successful Mathematics Gateway Program, III
Room 1212, Olmsted Hall
Organizers:
Sara Lapan, University of California, Riverside slapan@math.ucr.edu
Jeff Meyer, California State University, San Bernardino
David Weisbart, University of California, Riverside

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations and their Applications, III
Room 2365, Sproul Hall
Organizers:
PoNing Chen, University of California, Riverside poningc@ucr.edu
Henri Roesch, Duke University
Richard M. Schoen, University of California, Irvine
Xiangwen Zhang, University of California, Irvine

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Room 2200, Spieth Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan Beardsley, University of Washington jbeards1@uw.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on NonCommutative Birational Geometry, Cluster Structures and Canonical Bases, III
Room 172, Surge Building
Organizers:
Arkady Berenstein, University of Oregon, Eugene
Jacob Greenstein, University of California, Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Particle Methods and Nonlocal Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 2340, Sproul Hall
Organizers:
Katy Craig, University of California, Santa Barbara kcraig@math.ucsb.edu
Franca Hoffman, University of Cambridge

8:00 a.m.
Matrixvalued and vectorvalued density flows.
Yongxin Chen, Iowa State University
Tryphon T. Georgiou*, University of California, Irvine
Allen Tannenbaum, Stony Brook University
(113449273)

8:30 a.m.
Nonlinear crossdiffusion systems: an optimal transport approach.
Alpár R. Mészáros*, UCLA
(113435248)

9:00 a.m.
From slow diffusion to a hard height constraint: characterizing congested aggregation.
Katy Craig*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Inwon Kim, University of California, Los Angeles
Yao Yao, Georgia Institute of Technology
(113449189)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
The aggregation equation with Newtonian potential: the vanishing viscosity limit.
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University
James Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
GungMin Gie, University of Louisville
(113435212)

10:30 a.m.
Vanishing Viscosity Approximation of a Class of Continuity Equations.
Yuming Zhang*, University of Los Angeles, California
(113435213)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices: Theory and Applications, III
Room 1125, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Ioana Dumitriu, University of Washington
Thomas Trogdon, University of California, Irvine ttrogdon@uci.edu

8:00 a.m.
Distribution of singular values of random band matrices. MarchenkoPastur law and more.
Indrajit Jana, Temple University
Alexander Soshnikov*, University of California at Davis
(113460292)

9:00 a.m.
Matrix Concentration for Expander Walks.
Nikhil Srivastava*, UC Berkeley
Ankit Garg, Microsoft Research
(113460446)

9:30 a.m.
Spectra of nearly Hermitian random matrices.
Sean O'Rourke, CUBoulder
Philip Matchett Wood*, UWMadison
(113460258)

10:00 a.m.
Alon's conjecture in random bipartite biregular graphs.
Gerandy Brito*, School of Mathematics. Georgia Institute of Technology
Ioana Dumitriu, University of Washington
Kameron Harris, University of Washington
(113460196)

10:30 a.m.
Eigenvectors of random matrices and graphs.
Sean O'Rourke*, University of Colorado Boulder
Behrouz Touri, UCSD
Van Vu, Yale University
Ke Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(113460151)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Random and Deterministic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 1121, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California, Los Angeles nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Rational Cherednik Algebras and Categorification, III
Room 269, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ivan Losev, Northeastern University i.loseu@neu.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Riemannian Manifolds of NonNegative Sectional Curvature, III
Room 1134, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Owen Dearricott, University of Melbourne owen.dearricott@gmail.com
Fernando GalazGarcia, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
On the PetersenWilhelm conjecture.
Marco Radeschi*, Notre Dame University
(113453421)

9:00 a.m.
Alexandrov Spaces with Integral Current Structure.
Maree Jaramillo, University of Connecticut
Raquel Perales, Universidad Nacional Auto Noma de Mexico, Oaxaca, ME
Priyanka Rajan*, Santa Clara, CA
Catherine Searle, Wichita State University
Anna Siffert, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany
(113453347)

10:00 a.m.
Positive curvature and torus symmetry.
Lee Kennard*, University of Oklahoma
Burkhard Wilking, University of Münster
(11345342)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, III
Room 1002, Interdisciplinary Studies North
Organizers:
Bingyuan Liu, University of California, Riverside bingyuan@ucr.edu
Bun Wong, University of California, Riverside

8:00 a.m.
On torsion and cotorsion of differentials on certain complete intersection rings.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Sophia Vassiliadou*, Georgetown University
(113432453)

8:30 a.m.
Bergman Spaces on Reinhardt Domains.
Debraj Chakrabarti*, Central Michigan University
Luke Edholm, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jeff McNeal, Ohio State University
(11343241)

9:00 a.m.
Weighted Bergman spaces of domains with Leviflat boundary: two case studies.
Masanori Adachi*, Shizuoka University
(113432365)

9:30 a.m.
Obstructions for Compactness of Hankel Operators: Compactness Multipliers.
Mehmet Celik*, Texas A&M University  Commerce
Yunus E. Zeytuncu, University of Michigan  Dearborn
(113432106)

10:00 a.m.
Bounding the invariant spectrum of toric Kaehler manifolds.
Thomas Murphy*, Cal State Fullerton
(113453285)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetries in CR complexity theory.
John D'Angelo, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ming Xiao*, University of California, San Diego
(113432199)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Tensor Categories: Bridging Algebra, Topology, and Physics, III
Room 265, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego hjtucker@ucsd.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, III
Room 379, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Michael Hartglass, UC Riverside, Santa Clara University
Chenxu Wen, University of California, Riverside chenxuw@ucr.edu
Feng Xu, University of California, Riverside

8:30 a.m.
On Completely Rank Nonincreasing Multilinear Maps.
Hassan Yousefi*, California State University Fullerton
(113447413)

9:00 a.m.
Amalgamated free product rigidity for group von Neumann algebras.
Adrian Ioana*, UCSD
Ionut Chifan, University of Iowa
(113446107)

9:30 a.m.
Between Popa's Intertwining and Measure Equivalence.
Daniel Drimbe, UC San Diego
Daniel J. Hoff*, UCLA
Adrian Ioana, UC San Diego
(113447330)

10:00 a.m.
Two new settings for examples of von Neumann dimension.
Lauren C. Ruth*, University of California, Riverside
(113447315)

10:30 a.m.
Crossed Products and Coaction Functors.
S. Kaliszewski*, Arizona State University
Magnus B. Landstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
John Quigg, Arizona State University
(113446389)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 171, Surge Building
Organizers:
Humberto Diaz, University of California, Riverside
Jose Gonzalez, University of California, Riverside
Ziv Ran, University of California, Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 2339, Sproul Hall
Organizers:
Zhiqi Lu, University of California, Irvine
Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara
Qi Zhang, University of California, Riverside qi.zhang@ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Constant scalar curvature metrics on blowups of Kahler surfaces.
Ved V Datar*, UC Berkeley
(113453265)

8:30 a.m.
Some recent gluing constructions of minimal surfaces in the 3sphere and Euclidean space.
David Wiygul*, University of California, Irvine
(113453414)

9:00 a.m.
Modified mean curvature flow of entire locally Lipschitz radial graphs in hyperbolic space.
Patrick Allmann, UC Santa Cruz
Longzhi Lin*, UC Santa Cruz
Jingyong Zhu, University of Science and Technology of China
(113453376)

9:30 a.m.
Hypersurfaces with Nonegative Ricci Curvature in hyperbolic space.
Shiguang Ma*, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz
Vincent Bonini, Cal Poly State University
(11345392)

10:00 a.m.
New proofs of Perelman's theorem on shrinking Breathers in Ricci flow.
Peng Lu*, University of Oregon
(11345369)

10:30 a.m.
Finite homeomorphism type with integral curvature bound.
Zhongmin Jin*, UCSB
(113451200)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Differential and Integral Equations, III
Room 2356, Sproul Hall
Organizers:
Mathew Gluck, University of Oklahoma mathew.r.gluck1@ou.edu
John Villavert, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, III
Room 1132, Interdisciplinary Studies South

8:30 a.m.
From econophysics to econobiology: a categorical approach to stochastic network models.
Ted Theodosopoulos*, The Nueva School
(113460459)

9:00 a.m.
Equilibrium configurations of defective crystals.
Maxim Zyskin*, University of Nottingham
(113449463)

9:15 a.m.
Zeros of polynomials and their generating functions.
Khang D Tran*, California State University, Fresno
(113430380)

9:30 a.m.
Twisted Heisenberg Category and Walgebra $W_{1+\infty}$.
Can Ozan Oğuz*, University of Southern California
Michael Reeks, University of Virginia
(113481460)

10:00 a.m.
Height Pairing for Cycles and Determinant Line Bundle.
Yordanka Aleksandrova Kovacheva*, The University of Chicago
(113414404)

10:15 a.m.
Fractional Order Total Variational Based Model For Multiplicative Noise Removal.
Rizwan Rizwan*, Mingora
Noor Badshah, University Of Engineering and Technology Peshawar
Akbar Zada, University of Peshawar
(11343576)

10:30 a.m.
Periodic and Solitary Wave Solutions of Some Physical Models.
Erdogan Mehmet Ozkan*, Yildiz Technical University
Mutlu Akar, Yildiz Technical University
Adem Cengiz Cevikel, Yildiz Technical University
(113435408)

10:45 a.m.
Basics of Skin Lesion Classification in Clifford Algebra.
Mutlu Akar*, Yildiz Technical University
Nikolay Metodiev Sirakov, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(113468406)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Category Theory, III
Room 268, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California, Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu

9:00 a.m.
Controllability and observability: diagrams and duality.
Jason Erbele*, Victor Valley College
(113493103)

9:30 a.m.
Frobenius monoids, weak bimonoids, and corelations.
Brandon Coya*, University of California, Riverside
(11341838)

10:00 a.m.
Compositional design and tasking of networks.
John C. Baez, University of California, Riverside
John D. Foley*, Metron, Inc.
Joseph Moeller, University of California, Riverside
Blake S. Pollard, University of California, Riverside
(113418182)

10:30 a.m.
Operads for modeling networks.
Joseph Moeller*, University of California, Riverside
John Baez, University of California, Riverside
Blake Pollard, University of California, Riverside
John Foley, Metron Inc.
(11349436)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Aspects of the Polynomial Ring, III
Room 2132, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California
Dominic Searles, University of Southern California dsearles@usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Schur operators and identities for skew stable Grothendieck polynomials.
Damir Yeliussizov*, UCLA
(113405268)

9:30 a.m.
Fundamental Slide Polynomials and Generalized Lattice Paths.
Ezgi Kantarcı Oğuz*, University of Southern California
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California
Danjoseph Keeny Quijada, University of Southern California
(113405439)

10:00 a.m.
Braids, symmetric functions, and shuffle conjectures.
Matthew T Hogancamp*, University of Southern California
(113405454)

10:30 a.m.
A minimajpreserving crystal on ordered multiset partitions.
Georgia Benkart, University of WisconsinMadison
Laura Colmenarejo, York University
Pamela E Harris, Williams College
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College
Greta Panova, University of Pennsylvania
Anne Schilling*, University of California, Davis
Martha Yip, University of Kentucky
(11340560)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, III
Room 260, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California, Riverside
Maria Monks Gillespie, University of California, Davis mgillespie@math.ucdavis.edu
Monica Vazirani, University of California, Davis

9:00 a.m.
Line configurations, ordered set partitions, and the Delta Conjecture.
Brendan Pawlowski, University of Michigan
Brendon Rhoades*, University of California, San Diego
(113405377)

9:30 a.m.
SchurWeyl Duality for Unipotent Upper Triangular Matrices.
Megan Ly*, University of Colorado Boulder
(113405395)

10:00 a.m.
Rational Slope Dyck Paths in the NonRelatively Prime Case.
Eugene Gorsky, UC Davis
Mikhail Mazin*, Kansas State University
Monica Vazirani, UC Davis
(113405409)

10:30 a.m.
From Anderson to Zeta.
Marko Thiel*, University of Zurich
(113405222)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Generalized Geometry, III
Room 1006, Interdisciplinary Studies North
Organizers:
Daniele Grandini, Virginia State University grandini.math@gmail.com
YatSun Poon, University of California, Riverside

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory,III
Room 2130, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Artem Chernikov, University of California, Los Angeles
Isaac Goldbring, University of California, Irvine isaac@math.uci.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ring Theory and Related Topics (Celebrating the 75th Birthday of Lance W. Small), III
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
Jason Bell, University of Waterloo jpbell@uwaterloo.ca
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Preparing Students for American Mathematical Competitions, III
Room 1208, Olmsted Hall
Organizers:
Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton
Phillip Ramirez, California State University, Fullerton
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Double affine Hecke algebras and their applications.
Room 302, Highlander Union Building
Pavel Etingof*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1134002)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 12:10 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MSRI Reception and Presentation
Room 282, Surge Building

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Fractals, IV
Room 367, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University
Goran Radunovic, University of Zagreb goran.radunovic@fer.hr
Tim Cobler, Fullerton College, California

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Category Theory, IV
Room 268, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California, Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
Special Session on Characteristics of a Successful Mathematics Gateway Program, IV
Room 1212, Olmsted Hall
Organizers:
Sara Lapan, University of California, Riverside slapan@math.ucr.edu
Jeff Meyer, California State University, San Bernardino
David Weisbart, University of California, Riverside

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, IV
Room 260, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California, Riverside
Maria Monks Gillespie, University of California, Davis mgillespie@math.ucdavis.edu
Monica Vazirani, University of California, Davis

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
Room 2200, Spieth Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan Beardsley, University of Washington jbeards1@uw.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory,IV
Room 2130, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Artem Chernikov, University of California, Los Angeles
Isaac Goldbring, University of California, Irvine isaac@math.uci.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on NonCommutative Birational Geometry, Cluster Structures and Canonical Bases, IV
Room 172, Surge Building
Organizers:
Arkady Berenstein, University of Oregon, Eugene
Jacob Greenstein, University of California, Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Particle Methods and Nonlocal Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 2340, Sproul Hall
Organizers:
Katy Craig, University of California, Santa Barbara kcraig@math.ucsb.edu
Franca Hoffman, University of Cambridge

2:00 p.m.
Entropy dissipation in quantum many particle systems.
Eric A. Carlen*, Rutgers University
(113446290)

2:30 p.m.
Quantum Kinetic Equations from Quantum Many Particle Systems.
Maria C. Carvalho*, University of Lisbon and Rutgers University
(113435291)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Analysis of Mean Curvature Flow with a Forcing Term.
Dohyun Kwon*, University of California, Los Angeles
Inwon Kim, University of California, Los Angeles
(113435298)

4:00 p.m.
Droplet breakup in the liquid drop model with background potential.
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Rustum Choksi, McGill University
Ihsan Topaloglu*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(113449164)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Preparing Students for American Mathematical Competitions, IV
Room 1208, Olmsted Hall
Organizers:
Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton
Phillip Ramirez, California State University, Fullerton
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Random and Deterministic Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 1121, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California, Los Angeles nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Rational Cherednik Algebras and Categorification, IV
Room 269, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ivan Losev, Northeastern University i.loseu@neu.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Riemannian Manifolds of NonNegative Sectional Curvature, IV
Room 1134, Interdisciplinary Studies South
Organizers:
Owen Dearricott, University of Melbourne owen.dearricott@gmail.com
Fernando GalazGarcia, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Tensor Categories: Bridging Algebra, Topology, and Physics, IV
Room 265, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego hjtucker@ucsd.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, IV
Room 379, Highlander Union Building
Organizers:
Michael Hartglass, UC Riverside, Santa Clara University
Chenxu Wen, University of California, Riverside chenxuw@ucr.edu
Feng Xu, University of California, Riverside

3:00 p.m.
On the II$_1$ factor $\mathcal{E}$.
Isaac Goldbring*, University of California, Irvine
(11344689)

3:30 p.m.
Bifree probability, vaccine, and entropy.
Ian L Charlesworth*, University of California, San Diego
Paul Skoufranis, York University
(113447371)

4:00 p.m.
Product Rigidity for NonPrime Group von Neumann Algebras.
Rolando de Santiago*, UCLA
Ionut Chifan, University of Iowa
Thomas Sinclair, Purdue University
(113446432)

4:30 p.m.
Toeplitz operators and lattices.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(113447266)

5:00 p.m.
The Large$N$ Limit of the $q$SegalBargmann Transform.
Guillaume Cebron, Institut de Mathematiques de Toulouse
Ching Wei Ho*, University of California San Diego
(113446382)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 171, Surge Building
Organizers:
Humberto Diaz, University of California, Riverside
Jose Gonzalez, University of California, Riverside
Ziv Ran, University of California, Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 2339, Sproul Hall
Organizers:
Zhiqi Lu, University of California, Irvine
Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara
Qi Zhang, University of California, Riverside qi.zhang@ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Alexandrov's uniqueness theorem for convex surfaces.
Xiangwen Zhang*, University of California, Irvine
(11345391)

3:30 p.m.
Curvature estimates for stable free boundary minimal hypersurfaces.
Qiang Guang*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Martin Manchun Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xin Zhou, University of California, Santa Barbara
(113453235)

4:30 p.m.
The compactification for the quantum Kirwan morphism moduli spaces.
Bohui Chen, Sichuan University, China
BaiLing Wang, ANU
Rui Wang*, UC Irvine
(113453159)

5:00 p.m.
Continuity of minimizers to weighted least gradient problems.
Andres Zuniga*, Indiana University
(113449204)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ring Theory and Related Topics (Celebrating the 75th Birthday of Lance W. Small), IV
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
Jason Bell, University of Waterloo jpbell@uwaterloo.ca
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
Inquiries: meet@ams.org