AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Friday, December 21, 2018 16:27:56
Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
 University of Delaware, Newark, DE
 September 2930, 2018 (Saturday  Sunday)
 Meeting #1141
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Saturday September 29, 2018

Saturday September 29, 2018, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Gore Hall 
Saturday September 29, 2018, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Gore Hall 
Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Algebraic Topology, I
Room 103, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Chad Giusti, University of Delaware cgiusti@udel.edu
Gregory Henselman, Princeton University

8:00 a.m.
Geometric Feature Selection.
Pablo Camara*, University of Pennsylvania
(114155115) 
8:30 a.m.
Optimal Cycles in Persistent Homology and Their Applications in Imaging Data Analysis.
Chao Chen*, Stony Brook University
(1141557) 
9:00 a.m.
Fr\'echetStable Signatures Using Persistent Homology.
Donald R Sheehy*, University of Connecticut
(11415556) 
9:30 a.m.
Tropical Sufficient Statistics for Persistent Homology.
Anthea Monod*, Columbia University
Sara Kalisnik, Wesleyan University
Juan A. PatinoGalindo, Columbia University
Lorin Crawford, Brown University
(114162123) 
10:00 a.m.
Path Integrals, Laplacians, and geometry.
Simon Segert*, Princeton University
(114151197) 
10:30 a.m.
Signal Processing in Topological Time.
Yuliy Baryshnikov, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Robert Ghrist*, University of Pennsylvania
(11416243)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Billiard Dynamics: Standard and Alternative Collision Models, I
Room 303, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Tim Chumley, Mount Holyoke College
Chris Cox, University of Delaware clcox@udel.edu
Renato Feres, Washington University in St. Louis

8:00 a.m.
Periodic paths on the pentagon.
Diana Davis*, Swarthmore College
Samuel Lelievre, Universit\'e ParisSud
(114137178) 
8:30 a.m.
Central limit theorem for billiards with flat points.
Kien Nguyen*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
HongKun Zhang, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(114137157) 
9:00 a.m.
Markov Partition and Thermodynamic Formalism for Chaotic Billiards.
Jianyu Chen*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fang Wang, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
HongKun Zhang, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(11413720) 
9:30 a.m.
Entropy production in random billiards and the second law of thermodynamics.
Timothy Chumley*, Mount Holyoke College
Renato Feres, Washington University in St. Louis
(114160168) 
10:00 a.m.
Long time behavior for thermostated particles under a weak electric field.
Federico Bonetto*, Goergia Institute of Thechnology
Nikolai Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alexey Korepanov, Univerity Exeter, UK
Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University
(114137192)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 308, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Ela Celikbas, West Virginia University ela.celikbas@math.wvu.edu
Sema Gunturkun, University of Connecticut
Oana Veliche, Northeastern University

8:00 a.m.
CIHom Injective Dimension.
Sean K. SatherWagstaff*, Clemson University
Jonathan P. Totushek, University of Wisconsin  Superior
(114113170) 
8:30 a.m.
A uniform convergence theorem for Koszul homology and the St\"{u}ckradVogel conjecture.
Patricia J Klein*, University of Kentucky
Linquan Ma, Purdue University
Quy Pham Hung, FPT University
Ilya Smirnov, University of Michigan
Yongwei Yao, Georgia State University
(114113244) 
9:00 a.m.
Gorenstein linkage class of complete intersection of monomial mprimary ideals.
Dang Tan*, Purdue University
(114113165) 
9:30 a.m.
Properties and Singularities of Reeslike algebras.
Paolo Mantero*, University of Arkansas
Jason McCullough, Iowa State University
Lance E Miller, University of Arkansas
(114113172) 
10:00 a.m.
Resolutions of ideals associated to subspace arrangements.
Francesca Gandini*, University of Michigan
Harm Derksen, University of Michigan
(114113144) 
10:30 a.m.
Generating functions and the twisted construction for graded rings.
Florian Enescu*, Georgia State University
(114113221)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory with Application and Computation, I
Room 217, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Clement Boateng Ampadu, Boston, MA drampadu@hotmail.com
Penumarthy Parvateesam Murthy, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, India
Naeem Saleem, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Ya\'e Ulrich Gaba, Institut de Math\'ematiques et de Sciences Physiques (IMSP), PortoNovo, B\'enin
Xavier Udoutun, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria

8:00 a.m.
A Characterization of the Hardy and Rogers Mapping Theorem in the sense of Berinde.
Clement B Ampadu*, Boston, MA
(11415413) 
9:00 a.m.
An overview of mean nonexpansive mappings.
Torrey M. Gallagher*, Bucknell University
(114147209) 
10:00 a.m.
Positive Solutions of a Fractional Singular Boundary Value Problem.
Naseer Ahmad Asif*, University of Management and Technology, CII Johar Town, 54770 Lahore, Pakistan
(11414617)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 116, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Sebastian M. Cioab\u a, University of Delaware
Brian Kronenthal, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania kronenthal@kutztown.edu
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Wing Hong Tony Wong, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

8:00 a.m.
A new parameter for seriation of nosey data.
Mahya Ghandehari*, University of Delaware
Jeannette Janssen, Dalhousie University
(114105109) 
8:30 a.m.
A fractional version of Haemers' bound.
Christopher Cox*, Carnegie Mellon University
Boris Bukh, Carnegie Mellon University
(114105161) 
9:00 a.m.
Some remarks on the nearest neighbor graph in a $Q$polynomial (cometric) association scheme.
William J. Martin*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jason S. Williford, University of Wyoming
(114105268) 
9:30 a.m.
Automorphism groups of classical affine association schemes of Latin type.
Nimrod Kriger, Achva Academic College
Andrew Woldar*, Villanova University
(11410540) 
10:00 a.m.
A forest building process.
Steve Butler*, Iowa State University
(11410549) 
10:30 a.m.
A Probability Polynomial Associated with Edge Covers of a Graph.
Michael R Yatauro*, Penn State  Brandywine
(114105226)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Water Waves and Related Problems, I
Room 218, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware guyenne@udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
A continuum model for gravity waves on an icecovered ocean.
Hua Chen*, University of Delaware
Robert P. Gilbert, University of Delaware
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware
(114176149) 
8:30 a.m.
Bounds on the effective viscoelasticity of an ice covered ocean.
Christian Sampson*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
N. Benjamin Murphy, University of Utah
Elena Cherkaev, University of Utah
Kenneth Golden, University of Utah
(114100135) 
9:00 a.m.
Global bifurcation theory for periodic interfacial waves.
David M. Ambrose*, Drexel University, Department of Mathematics
(11413589) 
9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of deep water solitary waves with localized vorticity.
Ming Chen*, University of Pittsburgh
Samuel Walsh, University of Missouri
Miles Wheeler, University of Vienna
(114135199) 
10:00 a.m.
Solitarywave solutions for higherorder BBM equations with nonlinear part nonhomogeneous.
ShuMing Sun*, Virginia Tech
(114135231)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Analytic and Numeric Results on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, I
Room 205, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University x2xu@odu.edu
Wujun Zhang, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
NonIsothermal Electrokinetics: Energetic Variational Approach.
Pei Liu*, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Simo Wu, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Chun Liu, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
(114135218) 
8:30 a.m.
Modelling and computations of ternary fluid flow.
Arkadz Kirshtein*, Penn State
Chun Liu, Illinois Institute of Technology
James Brannick, Penn State
(114176213) 
9:00 a.m.
Model Reduction Technique on Langevin Dynamics.
L Ma*, Trinity College
X Li, Penn State University
C Liu, Illinois Institute of Technology  Chicago
(114165204) 
9:30 a.m.
Break 
10:00 a.m.
thermodynamically consistent hydrodynamic phase field models for compressible fluid mixtures.
Qi Wang*, University of South Carolina/CSRC
Xueping Zhao, University of South Carolina
(11416545) 
10:30 a.m.
A New PhaseField Approach to Variational Implicit Solvation of Charged Molecules with the CoulombField Approximation.
Yanxiang Zhao*, George Washington University
(114165120)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras and Applications, I
Room 304, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Marco Aldi, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Penn, Randolph College mpenn@randolphcollege.edu
Juan Villarreal, Virginia Commonwealth University

8:00 a.m.
Bosonic Free Field Representations of Twisted Toroidal Lie Algebras.
Chad R Mangum*, Niagara University
(114117100) 
8:30 a.m.
Some Maximal Dominant Weights and their Multiplicities for Affine Lie Algebra Representations.
Suzanne Crifo*, North Carolina State University
(11411753) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Crystal like bases for some quantized imaginary Verma modules for $U_q(\widehat{sl}(2)$.
Kailash C. Misra*, North Carolina State University
(11411754) 
9:30 a.m.
$Q$systems and Generalizations in Representation Theory.
Darlayne Addabbo*, University of Notre Dame
(114117238) 
10:00 a.m.
Nilmanifolds and their associated non local fields.
Juan Jose Villarreal*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(114116124) 
10:30 a.m.
Quantum invariants of 3manifolds and quantum modular forms.
Antun Milas*, SUNYAlbany
(114157141)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes in Mathematical Biology, I
Room 223, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Yao Li, University of Massachusetts Amherst yaoli@math.umass.edu
Abhyudai Singh, University of Delaware

8:00 a.m.
Regularized estimators for inferring nonbifurcating evolutionary trees.
Vu Dinh*, University of Delaware
(114160301) 
8:30 a.m.
Dynamic Looping of a FreeDraining Polymer.
Felix Xiaofeng Ye*, Johns Hopkins University
(11419280) 
9:00 a.m.
Phase Reduction and Synchronization in Stochastic Biology.
James N MacLaurin*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Paul C Bressloff, University of Utah
(114160182) 
9:30 a.m.
Periodically kicked feedforward chains of simple excitable FitzHughNagumo neurons.
Stanislav M Mintchev*, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Benjamin Ambrosio, Universit\'e du Havre
(114137171) 
10:00 a.m.
How well do reduced models capture the dynamics in models of interacting neurons?
Yao Li, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Logan Chariker*, New York University
LaiSang Young, New York University
(114192137) 
10:30 a.m.
Multiple firing events in a spiking neural field model.
Yao Li*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Hui Xu, Amherst College
(114192136)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Mathematics of Swimmers and Active Particles, I
Room 219, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Louis Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@udel.edu
Enkeleida Lushi, Flatiron Institute

8:00 a.m.
Effects of cell morphology and surface attachment on the hydrodynamic performance of unicellular choanoflagellates.
Hoa Nguyen*, Trinity University in San Antonio
Christian Oakes, Trinity University
M. A. R. Koehl, UC Berkeley
Lisa Fauci, Tulane University
(114176106) 
8:30 a.m.
The Role of Adhesion in Vesicle Suspensions.
Bryan Quaife*, Florida State University
(114176102) 
9:00 a.m.
Navigation in complex environments.
Sarah D Olson*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(11417630) 
9:30 a.m.
Dynamics and interactions of asymmetric bimetallic microswimmers.
Quentin Brosseau*, New York University  Courant Institute
Florencio BalboaUsabiaga, Flatiron Institute  Center for computational biology
Enkeleida Lushi, Flatiron Institute  Center for computational biology
Yang Wu, New York University  Molecular Design Institute
Leif Ristroph, New York University  Courant Institute
Jun Zhang, New York University  Courant Institute
Mike Ward, New York University  Molecular Design Institute
Mike Shelley, Flatiron Institute  Center for computational biology
(114176261) 
10:00 a.m.
Traveling waves in a continuum model of 1D schools.
Anand U Oza*, Department of Mathematics, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Eva Kanso, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California
Michael Shelley, Flatiron Institute / Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(114176234) 
10:30 a.m.
Motion of microswimmers in confinement.
Enkeleida Lushi*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(11419251)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Numerical Approximation of Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 204, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware
Jingmei Qiu, University of Delaware jingqiu@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Achieving high order accuracy with smoothed particle hydrodynamic methods.
Louis Rossi*, University of Delaware
Zhenyu He, W. L. Gore and Associates
(114165148) 
9:00 a.m.
Energy Stable DG Methods for Maxwell's Equations in Nonlinear Media.
Fengyan Li*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(11413547) 
9:30 a.m.
Models for Tear Film Breakup (TBU).
R J Braun*, University of Delaware
Lan Zhong, University of Delaware
T A Driscoll, University of Delaware
C G Begley, Indiana University
P E KingSmith, The Ohio State University
(114176283) 
10:00 a.m.
Integral equation methods for electrostatics, acoustics and electromagnetics in smoothly varying, anisotropic media.
LiseMarie ImbertGerard*, University of Maryland
Felipe Vico, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Leslie Greengard, New York University
Miguel Ferrando, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
(114165255) 
10:30 a.m.
Positivity preserving high order direct DG Methods for KellerSegel chemotaxis equations.
Jue Yan*, Iowa State University
Xinghui Zhong, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
(114165164)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Convex Geometry and Functional Inequalities, I
Room 104, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mokshay Madiman, University of Delaware madiman@udel.edu
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University

8:30 a.m.
A Santal\'{o}type Inequality for the ${\cal J}$ Transform.
Dan I Florentin*, Kent State University
Alexander Segal, Afeka Academic College of Engineering
(114152289) 
9:00 a.m.
On the maximal perimeter of sections of the cube.
Hermann Koenig, University of Kiel
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
(11415293) 
9:30 a.m.
Regular covering for not necessarily symmetric convex bodies.
BeatriceHelen Vritsiou*, University of Alberta
(114152285) 
10:00 a.m.
Ulam Floating Body.
Han Huang*, University of Michigan
Boaz A. Slomka, University of Michigan
Elisabeth M. Werner, Case Western Reserve University
(114152207) 
10:30 a.m.
On New Inequalities Related to the RogersShephard Inequality.
David AlonsoGutierrez, Universidad de Zaragoza
Maria HernedezCifre, Universidad de Murcia
Michael Roysdon*, Kent State University
Jesus YepesNicolas, Universidad de Leon
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(114152177)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Quasiconformal Analysis and Geometric Function Theory, I
Room 117, Gore Hall
Organizers:
David Herron, University of Cincinnati
YukJ Leung, University of Delaware yleung@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Branched Quasisymmetric Mappings and Extensions.
Jeff Lindquist*, University of Cincinnati
(11413032) 
9:00 a.m.
Directional derivatives and universal differentiability sets in higher step Carnot groups.
Gareth James Speight*, University of Cincinnati
(11414611) 
9:30 a.m.
BiLipschitz behavior of Lipschitz mappings between metric spaces.
Guy C. David*, Ball State University
Kyle Kinneberg, Rice University / National Security Agency
(11412828) 
10:00 a.m.
Convergence Relationships.
David Herron, University of Cincinnati
Abigail Richard*, University of Cincinnati
Marie Snipes, Kenyon College
(114146194) 
10:30 a.m.
Modulus of sets of finite perimeter and quasiconformal maps between metric spaces of globally $Q$bounded geometry.
Rebekah Y. Jones*, University of Cincinnati
(11413048)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator and Function Theory, I
Room 114, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Michael Hartz, Washington University, St. Louis
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware liaw@udel.edu
Alan Sola, Stockholm University

8:30 a.m.
Operator theory and applications of interpolation.
Pamela Gorkin*, Bucknell University and the National Science Foundation
(11414735) 
9:30 a.m.
A thought on uniform approximation by polyanalytic functions.
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of South Florida
(11413031) 
10:00 a.m.
Boundary Behavior of Optimal Polynomial Approximants.
Catherine Beneteau*, University of South Florida
Myrto Manolaki, University of South Florida
Daniel Seco, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cient\'{\i}ficas
(114130276) 
10:30 a.m.
Regularity for generators of invariant subspaces of the Dirichlet shift.
Stefan Richter*, University of Tennessee
Faruk Yilmaz, Kir\c{s}ehir Ahi Evran University, Turkey
(114147266)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics, and Statistical Mechanics, I
Room 306, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware
Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware drizzolo@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Concentration Inequalities for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations.
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of Nevada, Reno
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah
(11416059) 
9:00 a.m.
Particles interacting through their hitting times: neuron firing, supercooling and systemic risk.
Mykhaylo Shkolnikov*, Princeton University
Sergey Nadtochiy, Illinois Institute of Technology
(114160284) 
10:00 a.m.
Stochastic quantization of gauge theories.
Hao Shen*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(114160302) 
10:30 a.m.
Toward the rare interaction limit in hard ball models.
Peter Nandori*, University of Maryland
(114182267)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session on Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 310, Gore Hall

8:30 a.m.
Geometry of asymptotically harmonic manifolds with minimal horospheres.
Hemangi M. Shah*, HarishChandra Research Institute
(114153187) 
8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: H\"oldertype estimates of the modular operator norm of an integral operator over spherical cones.
ChangPao Chen*, National Tsing Hua University
DahChin Luo Luo, IShou University
(11414776) 
9:00 a.m.
Graphs and Endomorphisms of von Neumann Algebras.
Philip M Gipson*, State University of New York  Cortland
(114147305) 
9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Topology of basic blocks.
Steve Huntsman*, BAE Systems FAST Labs
Michael Robinson, American University
(114155281) 
9:30 a.m.
$S_k$Holonomy on Coloring Complexes of $M^n$ with Applications to the Poincar\'{e} Conjecture and $4$Color Theorem.
Daniel Kling*, FoldStar, Inc.
(114157278) 
9:45 a.m.
Covers of vertex transitive maps on the torus with few flag orbits.
Mark Mixer*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Kostiantyn Drach, Jacobs University
Yurii Haidamaka, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Maksym Skoryk, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
(114152184) 
10:00 a.m.
The AntiRamsey Problem for the Sidon equation.
Vladislav Taranchuk*, California State University, Sacramento
Craig M Timmons, California State University, Sacramento
(11410583) 
10:15 a.m.
An Extremal Problem on Rainbow Spanning Tress in Graphs.
M. DeVilbiss, University of Illinois at Chicago
B. Fain*, University of Delaware
A. Holmes, University of Kentucky
P. Horn, University of Denver
S. Mafunda, University of Johannesburg
K. E. Perry, University of Denver
(114105224) 
10:30 a.m.
Series expansion of rational numbers.
A Abdurrhman*, Shippensburg University
I Abdurrahman, University of Washington
(1141419)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Analysis and Combinatorics, I
Room 115, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mahya Ghandehari, University of Delaware mahya@udel.edu
Dominique Guillot, University of Delaware

9:00 a.m.
Group actions, similarities and finite point configurations.
Allan Greenleaf, University of Rochester
Alex Iosevich*, University of Rochester
(11414225) 
10:00 a.m.
Rigidity, graphs and Hausdorff dimension.
Nikolaos Chatzikonstantinou*, University of Rochester
Alex Iosevich, University of Rochester
Sevak Mkrtchyan, University of Rochester
Jonathan Pakianathan, University of Rochester
(114142119)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Correlation Sets in Quantum Information Theory, I
Room 222, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Elie Alhajjar, US Military Academy
Travis B. Russell, US Military Academy travis.russell@usma.edu

9:00 a.m.
Separating matrixvalued generalizations of the bipartite Tsirelson correlation sets.
Samuel J Harris*, University of Waterloo
(11414755) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonlocal games with synchronous correlations.
Brad Lackey*, University of Maryland, College Park
Nishant Rodrigues, University of Maryland, College Park
(11418163) 
10:00 a.m.
A synchronous game for binary constraint systems.
SeJin Kim, University of Waterloo
Vern I. Paulsen, University of Waterloo
Christopher Schafhauser*, University of Waterloo
(114181270) 
10:30 a.m.
Perfect strategies for nonsignalling games.
M. Lupini, Mathematics Department, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
L. Mancinska, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
V. I. Paulsen, Institute for Quantum Computing and Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
D. E. Roberson, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
G. Scarpa*, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
S. Severini, Department of Computer Science, University College London, UK
I. G. Todorov, Mathematical Sciences Research Centre, Queen's University Belfast, UK
A. Winter, ICREA and Faculty of Physics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
(11418186)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations, I
Room 102, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Pankov, Morgan State University
Junping Shi, College of William and Mary shij@math.wm.edu
Jun Wang, Jiangsu University

9:00 a.m.
Dark Solitons: From 1D to 2D and 3D with Some Quantum Touches.
Panos Kevrekidis*, UMass, Amherst
(11413582) 
9:30 a.m.
Direct methods on fractional equations.
Wenxiong Chen*, Yeshiva University
Congming Li, School of Mathematical Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(11413565) 
10:00 a.m.
Stable travellingwave solutions of the periodic dispersionmanaged NLS equation.
Oreoluwa Adekoya, University of Oklahoma
John P Albert*, University of Oklahoma
(114135174) 
10:30 a.m.
Periodic Nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation on periodic metric graphs.
Alexander Pankov*, Morgan State University
(1141356)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 11:05 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Linear and nonlinear inverse problems in imaging.
Room 120, Smith Hall
Leslie F Greengard*, Courant Institute, NYU and Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation
(114165153) 
Saturday September 29, 2018, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Braids, surfaces, and homological invariants.
Room 120, Smith Hall
J. Elisenda Grigsby*, Boston College
(114157265) 
Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Numerical Approximation of Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 204, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware
Jingmei Qiu, University of Delaware jingqiu@udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convergence results for asynchronous optimized Schwarz methods for the solution of PDEs.
Jos\'e C. Garay, Lousiana State UNiversity
Fr\'ederic Magoul\'es, CentraleSupelec, Ch\^atenay Malabry, France
Daniel B. Szyld*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(114165133) 
3:30 p.m.
A finite element method for determining electromagnetic Bloch modes.
Peter Monk*, University of Delaware
Shixu Meng, University of Michigan
Christopher Lackner, Technical University of Vienna
(114165243) 
4:00 p.m.
Multigrid preconditioners for stochastic optimal control problems with elliptic SPDE constraints.
Ana Maria Soane*, US Naval Academy
(114135236) 
4:30 p.m.
An hadaptive HDG solver for Dirichlet boundary value problems in curved domains using embedded polygonal grids: an application to plasma equilibrium.
Tonatiuh SanchezVizuet*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Manuel E Solano, Department of mathematical engineering. University of Concepcion, Chile.
Antoine J Cerfon, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(114165279) 
5:00 p.m.
Preconditioning nonlinear equations with domain decomposition.
Tobin A. Driscoll*, University of Delaware
Kevin Aiton, University of Delaware
(114165235) 
5:30 p.m.
Overcoming Order Reduction via Weak Stage Order.
Benjamin Seibold*, Temple University
(114165237)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Algebraic Topology, II
Room 103, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Chad Giusti, University of Delaware cgiusti@udel.edu
Gregory Henselman, Princeton University

3:00 p.m.
A graphical calculus for inhibitory network dynamics.
Carina Curto*, Penn State
(114155251) 
3:30 p.m.
Directed complexes, sequence dimension and inverting a neural network.
Vladimir Itskov*, The Pennsylvania State University
Aliaksandra Yarosh, The Pennsylvania State University
(114155269) 
4:00 p.m.
Statistical topology of brain activity networks.
Ben Cassidy*, Columbia University
(114162215) 
4:30 p.m.
A Topological Approach to Inferring a Tight Bound for the Minimal Embedding Dimension of Data Sensed by QuasiConvex Functions.
MinChun Wu*, Penn State University
(11415581) 
5:00 p.m.
Topological structure in the study of ablation and desynchronization in neural networks.
Mark C Agrios*, William \& Mary
(114155167) 
5:30 p.m.
The Polar Complex of Hyperplane Codes.
Alex B Kunin*, Penn State University
Vladimir Itskov, Penn State University
Zvi Rosen, University of California Berkeley
(114155205)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Billiard Dynamics: Standard and Alternative Collision Models, II
Room 303, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Tim Chumley, Mount Holyoke College
Chris Cox, University of Delaware clcox@udel.edu
Renato Feres, Washington University in St. Louis

3:00 p.m.
No Slip Lorentz Gas.
Scott Cook*, Texas A  Tarleton State University
(114137256) 
3:30 p.m.
Can one make a laser out of cardboard?
Tvrtko Tadic*, Microsoft Corporation
(11416042) 
4:00 p.m.
Chaotic behavior in generalized umbrellashaped billiards.
Maria F. Correia*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Christopher Cox, Tarleton State University
HongKun Zhang, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(114137241) 
4:30 p.m.
Noslip bouncing and discrete nonholonomic systems.
Renato Feres*, Washington University in Saint Louis
Tim Chumley, Mount Holyoke College
Scott Cook, Tarleton State University
Chris Cox, Tarleton State University
(114137196)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 308, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Ela Celikbas, West Virginia University ela.celikbas@math.wvu.edu
Sema Gunturkun, University of Connecticut
Oana Veliche, Northeastern University

3:00 p.m.
EakinSathaye type theorems for joint reductions and good filtrations of ideals.
Jugal Verma*, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
(11411346) 
3:30 p.m.
Betti numbers of the Frobenius powers of the maximal ideal over a generic hypersurface.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Hamid Rahmati*, Miami University
Rebecca R.G., Goerge Mason University
(114113293) 
4:00 p.m.
TensorMultinomial Sums of Ideals and Applications.
Irena Swanson, Reed College
Robert Marshawn Walker*, University of MichiganAnn Arbor
(11411344) 
4:30 p.m.
Embeddings of Canonical Modules.
Ela Celikbas, West Verginia University
Jai Laxmi*, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(114113253) 
5:00 p.m.
Iterated local cohomology groups and Lyubeznik numbers for determinantal rings.
Andr\'as C L\H{o}rincz*, Purdue University
Claudiu Raicu, University of Notre Dame
(11411374) 
5:30 p.m.
Algebraic properties of toric rings of graphs.
Selvi Kara Beyerslan, University of South Alabama
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
Augustine O'Keefe*, Connecticut College
(114113160)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Convex Geometry and Functional Inequalities, II
Room 104, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mokshay Madiman, University of Delaware madiman@udel.edu
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Inequalities for $L^p$norms that sharpen the triangle inequality and complement Hanner's Inequality.
Eric A Carlen*, Rutgers University
Rupert Frank, LMU Munich
Elliott H Lieb, Princeton University
(114146264) 
3:30 p.m.
Gaussian mixtures and geometric problems.
Piotr Amit Nayar*, University of Warsaw
(114152260) 
4:00 p.m.
Stability of the Poincar\'e inequality for logconcave measures.
Thomas A Courtade*, University of California, Berkeley
Max Fathi, CNRS \& Universit\'e Paul Sabatier, Institut de Math\'ematiques de Toulouse
(114146169) 
4:30 p.m.
On random rounding.
Galyna V Livshyts*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(114152247) 
5:00 p.m.
Discrete Renyi Entropy Power Inequalities via Sperner Theory.
Jae Oh Woo*, Moody's Analytics / The University of Texas at Austin
Mokshay Madiman, University of Delaware
Liyao Wang, JP Morgan Chase
(114152249) 
5:30 p.m.
Logconcave random graphs.
Tomasz Tkocz*, Carnegie Mellon University
(114105143)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory with Application and Computation, II
Room 217, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Clement Boateng Ampadu, Boston, MA drampadu@hotmail.com
Penumarthy Parvateesam Murthy, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, India
Naeem Saleem, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Ya\'e Ulrich Gaba, Institut de Math\'ematiques et de Sciences Physiques (IMSP), PortoNovo, B\'enin
Xavier Udoutun, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria

3:00 p.m.
Completeness characterizations of some distance spaces via fixed point theorems with applications.
Basit Ali*, University of Management and Technology, Lahore
(11414637) 
4:00 p.m.
Stability of fixed points in generalized cone metric spaces.
Mujahid Abbas*, Department of Mathematics, Government College University, Lahore 54000, Pakistan
(114146300) 
5:00 p.m.
Best Proximity Point Results in Fuzzy Metric Spaces.
Naeem Saleem*, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
(1141468)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 116, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Sebastian M. Cioab\u a, University of Delaware
Brian Kronenthal, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania kronenthal@kutztown.edu
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Wing Hong Tony Wong, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

3:00 p.m.
Extremal Graphs With Local Conditions.
Debsoumya Chakraborti, Carnegie Mellon University
Wenying Gan, Two Sigma Investments
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
Benny Sudakov, ETH Zurich
(114105258) 
4:00 p.m.
The Zarankiewicz problem in $3$partite graphs.
Michael Tait*, Carnegie Mellon University
(114105126) 
4:30 p.m.
Supersaturation for extremal enumeration.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
JD Nir, University of NebraskaLincoln
A. J. Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln
(114105131) 
5:00 p.m.
On difference graphs and the local dimension of posets.
Jinha Kim, Seoul National University
Ryan R Martin*, Iowa State University
Tomas Masarik, Charles University
Warren Shull, Emory University
Heather C. Smith, Davidson College
Andrew Uzzell, Grinnell College
Zhiyu Wang, University of South Carolina
(11410619) 
5:30 p.m.
Absorbing sets of codes from incidence graphs.
Kathryn Haymaker*, Villanova University
(114194216)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Analysis and Combinatorics, II
Room 115, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mahya Ghandehari, University of Delaware mahya@udel.edu
Dominique Guillot, University of Delaware

3:00 p.m.
Spectral analysis is also considered for a family of fractal measures.
Palle Jorgensen*, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Pedersen, Wright State University
(11414269) 
4:00 p.m.
Poincar\'e and PlancherelPolya inequalities in harmonic analysis on weighted combinatorial graphs.
Hartmut F\"{u}hr, Lehrstuhl A f\"ur Mathematik, RWTH Aachen, D52056 Aachen, Germany
Isaac Z. Pesenson*, Temple University
(11415824) 
5:00 p.m.
A grouptheoretic viewpoint on Falconer type theorems.
Eyvindur Ari Palsson*, Virginia Tech
Allan Greenleaf, University of Rochester
Alex Iosevich, University of Rochester
Bochen Liu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(114142112)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Modern Quasiconformal Analysis and Geometric Function Theory, II
Room 117, Gore Hall
Organizers:
David Herron, University of Cincinnati
YukJ Leung, University of Delaware yleung@udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
Harmonic measure on quasicircles and symmetric quasicircles.
Tao Cheng, East China Normal University
Huiqiang Shi, Hunan University of Commerce
Shanshuang Yang*, Emory University
(11413077) 
3:30 p.m.
Heisenberg quasiregular ellipticity.
Katrin Fassler, University of Fribourg
Anton Lukyanenko*, George Mason University
Jeremy T. Tyson, University of Illinois
(114130104) 
4:00 p.m.
Quasisymmetric uniformization of metric spheres.
Vyron S Vellis*, University of Connecticut
(114130117) 
4:30 p.m.
Sufficient conditions for $C^{1,\alpha}$ parametrization and rectifiability.
Silvia Ghinassi*, Stony Brook University
(11412818) 
5:00 p.m.
The Traveling Salesman Theorem in Carnot groups.
Vasilis Chousionis, University of Connecticut
Sean Li, University of Connecticut
Scott Zimmerman*, University of Connecticut
(114128132) 
5:30 p.m.
(Non)Removability of the Sierpi\'nski Gasket.
Dimitrios Ntalampekos*, Stony Brook University
(11413085)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Water Waves and Related Problems, II
Room 218, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware guyenne@udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
On resonant interactions of gravitycapillary waves without energy exchange.
Malik Chabane*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Wooyoung Choi, New Jersey Instittute of Technology
(114176152) 
3:30 p.m.
Generalized solitary wave solutions of the capillarygravity Whitham equation.
J. Douglas Wright*, Drexel University
Mathew Johnson, University of Kansas
(11413557) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Methods for Dispersive Shallow Water Equations.
Linwan Feng*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
David Shirokoff, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Wooyoung Choi, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(114165290) 
4:30 p.m.
Solving the MultiLayer Shallow Water Equations in the Context of Storm Surge Prediction.
Kyle T Mandli*, Columbia University
(114165227) 
5:00 p.m.
Interplay between grid resolution and pressure decimation in nonhydrostatic modeling of internal waves.
Fengyan Shi*, Newark
Jian Shi, College of Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Hohai University
James T Kirby, Center for Applied Coastal Research, University of Delaware
(114176222)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator and Function Theory, II
Room 114, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Michael Hartz, Washington University, St. Louis
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware liaw@udel.edu
Alan Sola, Stockholm University

3:00 p.m.
Banach algebras and entire functions of exponential type.
Javad Mashreghi*, Laval University
(114130202) 
3:30 p.m.
Global bounds on stable polynomials and the P\'olya class.
Greg Knese*, Washington University in St. Louis
(114147245) 
4:00 p.m.
A Determinantal Representation for Bivariate Polynomials whose Bezoutians admit a Canonical Factorization.
Joshua D. Jackson*, Drexel University
(114147212) 
4:30 p.m.
Escaping nontangential approach.
Ryan TullyDoyle*, University of New Haven
J. E. Pascoe, University of Florida
M. Sargent, University of Arkansas
(114146189) 
5:00 p.m.
Escaping nontangential approach: amortization and auguries.
J. E. Pascoe, University of Florida
Meredith Sargent*, University of Arkansas
Ryan TullyDoyle, University of New Haven
(114146129) 
5:30 p.m.
Geometric aspects of the Julia quotient on sets with controlled tangential approach.
J. E. Pascoe*, University of Florida
Meredith Sargent, University of Arkansas
Ryan TullyDoyle, University of New Haven
(114130185)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics, and Statistical Mechanics, II
Room 306, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware
Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware drizzolo@udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nonequilibrium particle systems in inhomogeneous space.
Leonid Petrov*, University of Virginia
(114160142) 
4:00 p.m.
On the distribution of (s,s+1)core partitions with distinct parts.
J\'anos Koml\'os, Rutgers University
Emily Sergel*, University of Pennsylvania
G\'abor Tusn\'ady, MTA R\'enyi Alfr\'ed Matematikai Kutat\'o Int\'ezet
(114105248) 
4:30 p.m.
Random matrix point processes via stochastic processes.
Diane Holcomb, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Gaultier Lambert, Universit\"at Z\"urich
Elliot Paquette*, The Ohio State University
B\'alint Vet\H{o}, Budapest University of Technology
B\'alint Vir\'ag, University of Toronto
(114160173)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Correlation Sets in Quantum Information Theory, II
Room 222, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Elie Alhajjar, US Military Academy
Travis B. Russell, US Military Academy travis.russell@usma.edu

3:00 p.m.
Joint Quantum Probability Distribustions via Operator Systems.
Ali S. Kavruk*, Viriginia Commonwealth University
(114147254) 
4:00 p.m.
Entanglement dimensions and noncommutative polynomial optimization.
David de Laat*, MIT
Sander Gribling, CWI
Monique Laurent, CWI / Tilburg University
(11418184) 
4:30 p.m.
Quantum Teleportation and Superdense Coding in Operator Algebras.
Li Gao, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Samuel Harris, University of Waterloo
Marius Junge*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(114146274)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations, II
Room 102, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Pankov, Morgan State University
Junping Shi, College of William and Mary shij@math.wm.edu
Jun Wang, Jiangsu University

3:00 p.m.
Stationary states on bounded and unbounded graphs in the limit of large mass.
Dmitry Pelinovsky*, Department of Mathematics, McMaster University
(11413564) 
3:30 p.m.
Ground States of Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation on Star Metric Graphs.
Yuhua Li, Shanxi University
Fuyi Li, Shanxi University
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(114135158) 
4:00 p.m.
On the ground states of the generalized Ostrovsky equation.
Iurii Posukhovskyi*, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas
(114100229) 
4:30 p.m.
Remarks on Lagrange Multiplier Approach to KazdanWarner Equations on a Finite Graph.
David G Costa, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Daniel Anthony Corral*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(114149286) 
5:00 p.m.
Standing waves of coupled Schr\"odinger equations with quadratic interactions from Raman amplification in a plasma.
Jun Wang*, Fuculty of Science, Jiangsu University, China
(114135154)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Analytic and Numeric Results on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, II
Room 205, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University x2xu@odu.edu
Wujun Zhang, Rutgers University

3:00 p.m.
Primary and secondary structures of inhibitory geometric variational problems.
Xiaofeng Ren*, George Washington University
Chong Wang, George Washington University
(11413594) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric complexity of optimal Voronoi tessellations in 3D.
Xin Yang Lu*, Lakehead University
(11415273) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonstationary Stokes systems with singular VMO coefficients and applications.
Hongjie Dong*, Brown University
Tuoc Phan, University of Tennessee
(114135179) 
4:30 p.m.
Break 
5:00 p.m.
Accelerating Stein variational gradient descent.
Ryan W Murray*, The Pennsylvania State University
(114135156) 
5:30 p.m.
Spectral optimization and free boundary problems.
Dennis Kriventsove*, Rutgers University
(114135297)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras and Applications, II
Room 304, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Marco Aldi, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Penn, Randolph College mpenn@randolphcollege.edu
Juan Villarreal, Virginia Commonwealth University

3:00 p.m.
Principal Subspaces of Higher Level Standard $A_2^{(2)}$Modules.
Corina Calinescu*, CUNY, New York City College of Technology
Michael Penn, Randolph College
Christopher Sadowski, Ursinus College
(114117246) 
3:30 p.m.
Combinatorial bases of principal subspaces of modules for twisted affine Lie algebras of type $A_{2l1}^{(2)}, D_l^{(2)}, E_6^{(2)},$ and $D_4^{(3)}$.
Christopher Sadowski*, Ursinus College
Marijana Butorac, University of Rijeka
(114117230) 
4:00 p.m.
Simple Whittaker modules over free bosonic orbifold vertex operator algebras.
Jonas T Hartwig*, Iowa State University
Nina Yu, Xiamen University
(114117217) 
4:30 p.m.
Bosonfermion correspondences, bicharacter construction and vacuum expectation values identities.
Iana I Anguelova*, College of Charleston
(114181240) 
5:00 p.m.
Fractional Virasoro Algebras.
Gabriele La Nave*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(114116201)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes in Mathematical Biology, II
Room 223, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Yao Li, University of Massachusetts Amherst yaoli@math.umass.edu
Abhyudai Singh, University of Delaware

3:00 p.m.
The Effects of Heavy Tailed Offspring Distributions on Viral Infection Dynamics and Evolution.
Sivan Leviyang*, Georgetown University
(114160176) 
3:30 p.m.
{SIV} infection dynamics in vaginal tissues.
J M Conway*, Department of Mathematics and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University
T T Immonen, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
C Deleage, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
B F Keele, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
(114192116) 
4:00 p.m.
Effects of feedforward regulation by microRNA on mRNA copynumber distribution.
Pavol Bokes*, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Comenius University, Bratislava 84248, Slovakia
Michal Hojcka, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Comenius University, Bratislava 84248, Slovakia
Abhyudai Singh, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
(11419297) 
4:30 p.m.
Exact lower and upper bounds on moments of biochemical systems.
Khem Ghusinga, University of Delaware
Abhyudai Singh*, University of Delaware
(11416078) 
5:00 p.m.
MassAction vs Stochastic Simulations of Ca2+ Dependent Vesicle Release.
Victor Matveev*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(114192250) 
5:30 p.m.
Multiscale stochastic reactiondiffusion algorithms for biochemical networks.
Hye Won Kang*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(11419222)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Mathematics of Swimmers and Active Particles, II
Room 219, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Louis Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@udel.edu
Enkeleida Lushi, Flatiron Institute

3:00 p.m.
An ODE model for the aerotactic response of the Caulobacter Crescentus at the motile stage.
Virginia Eirini Kilikian*, University of Delaware
(11419296) 
3:30 p.m.
Numerical experiments of active matter: efficient algorithms for longrange and shortrange interactions.
Wen Yan*, Flatiron Institute
(11416552) 
4:00 p.m.
Modeling of Karlodinium Predation.
Hansen Pei*, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Delaware
Louis Rossi, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Delaware
PakWing Fok, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Delaware
John Pae, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Delaware
(114170127) 
4:30 p.m.
A twophase flow model for a poroelastic drop actuated with swimming gaits.
YN Young*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Y Mori, University of Minnesota
M Miksis, Northwestern University
(114192162) 
5:00 p.m.
Small Organisms Causing Big Problems: Modeling Heterosigma Akashiwo.
Nicholas J Russell*, University of Delaware
Louis Rossi, University of Delaware
(114137113) 
5:30 p.m.
Mathematical models of hydrodynamically triggered zooplankton swimming: drivers and consequences.
Marek Stastna*, Deaprtment of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Justin Shaw, Deaprtment of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
(11417029)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday September 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Contributed Paper Session on Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 310, Gore Hall

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics of electric batteries modeling.
Maxim Zyskin*, University of Oxford
(114135304) 
3:15 p.m.
Transport Phenomena in Field Effect Transistors.
Ryan Murray Evans*, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Arvind Balijepalli, Engineering Physics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Anthony Kearsley, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(114135275) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Optimal Control of the Multiphase Free Boundary Problems for the Nonlinear Parabolic Equations.
Ugur G Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Evan Cosgrove*, Florida Institute of Technology
(114149292) 
3:45 p.m.
Parameter Estimation for Tear Film Breakup Dynamics.
Rayanne Luke*, University of Delaware
R. J. Braun, University of Delaware
T. A. Driscoll, University of Delaware
D. Antwi, School of Optometry, Indiana University
C. G. Begley, School of Optometry, Indiana University
(114165282) 
4:00 p.m.
Practical approximation method for firing rate models of coupled neural networks with correlated inputs.
Cheng Ly*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Andrea K Barreiro, Southern Methodist University
(114192257) 
4:15 p.m.
Parameter estimation and sensitivity analysis for a model of peritonitis focusing on the sequential immune cell response.
Marcella Torres, Virginia Commonwealth University
Rebecca A. Segal, Virginia Commonwealth University
Shobha Ghosh, Virginia Commonwealth University
Angela M. Reynolds*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(114192277)

3:00 p.m.
Sunday September 30, 2018

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Gore Hall 
Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Gore Hall 
Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Algebraic Topology, III
Room 103, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Chad Giusti, University of Delaware cgiusti@udel.edu
Gregory Henselman, Princeton University

8:00 a.m.
Recent Advances in Topological Path Planning.
Subhrajit Bhattacharya*, Lehigh University
(11415592) 
8:30 a.m.
The Relative Topological Complexity of a Pair.
Robert Short*, John Carroll University
(11415516) 
9:00 a.m.
Homotopy types and persistence of metric gluings.
Michal Adamaszek, MOSEK ApS
Henry Adams, Colorado State University
Ellen Gasparovic*, Union College
Maria Gommel, University of Iowa
Emilie Purvine, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
Bei Wang, University of Utah
Yusu Wang, The Ohio State University
Lori Ziegelmeier, Macalester College
(114105193) 
9:30 a.m.
Homotopy types and persistence of metric gluings.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, NC State
Michal Adamazsek, MOSEK ApS
Henry Adams, Colorado State University
Ellen Gasparovic, Union College
Maria Gommel, University of Iowa
Emilie Purvine, Computing and Analytics Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Bei Wang, University of Utah
Yusu Wang, Ohio State University
Lori Ziegelmeier, Macalester College
(114105242) 
10:00 a.m.
A Homological Description of Global Nonlinear Dynamics.
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Rutgers University
(114137271) 
10:30 a.m.
A Computational Framework for Connection Matrices.
Kelly Spendlove*, Rutgers University
Shaun Harker, Rutgers University
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
(11415533)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Billiard Dynamics: Standard and Alternative Collision Models, III
Room 303, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Tim Chumley, Mount Holyoke College
Chris Cox, University of Delaware clcox@udel.edu
Renato Feres, Washington University in St. Louis

8:00 a.m.
From deterministic billiards to thermodynamic laws.
Yao Li*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lingchen Bu, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(114137188) 
8:30 a.m.
Bounded Orbits of NoSlip Billiards.
Christopher L. Cox*, Tarleton State University
(114137150) 
9:00 a.m.
The geometry of wild, elusive singularities of the Tfractal surface.
Robert G. Niemeyer*, University of the Incarnate Word
Charles C. Johnson, Indiana University
(114137180) 
9:30 a.m.
Averaging in billiardlike systems.
Alexander Grigo*, University of Oklahoma
(11413762)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 116, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Sebastian M. Cioab\u a, University of Delaware
Brian Kronenthal, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania kronenthal@kutztown.edu
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Wing Hong Tony Wong, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

8:00 a.m.
Packing topological minors halfintegrally.
ChunHung Liu*, Texas A University
(114105101) 
8:30 a.m.
Cycleforced Hamiltonian Bipartite Graphs.
Ju Zhou*, Kutztown University of PA
(11410598) 
9:00 a.m.
$d$Geodetic Graphs.
Jason Williford*, University of Wyoming
(114105195) 
9:30 a.m.
Reconfiguration graphs of vertex problems.
Janet Fierson*, La Salle University
(114105298) 
10:00 a.m.
The Isomorphism Problem for Monomial Digraphs $D(q; m,n)$.
Alex Kodess*, SUNY Farmingdale
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
(11410523) 
10:30 a.m.
The girth of twodimensional algebraically defined graphs.
Allison Ganger, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Shannon Golden, Colorado State University
Brian Kronenthal*, Kutztown University
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Carter Lyons, Nebraska Wesleyan University
(11410572)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Analysis and Combinatorics, III
Room 115, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mahya Ghandehari, University of Delaware mahya@udel.edu
Dominique Guillot, University of Delaware

8:00 a.m.
Infinite random geometric graphs.
Jeannette Janssen*, Dalhousie University
(11414670) 
9:00 a.m.
Liouvilletype theorems on Cayley graphs via absolute monotonicity.
Gabor Lippner*, Northeastern University
Dan Mangoubi, Hebrew University
(114135186) 
10:00 a.m.
The prescribed Ricci curvature problem on homogeneous spaces.
Artem Pulemotov*, The University of Queensland
(11415136)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Analytic and Numeric Results on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, III
Room 205, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University x2xu@odu.edu
Wujun Zhang, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
Long time behavior of stochastic bidomain equations.
Oleksandr Misiats*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(11413550) 
8:30 a.m.
The synchronization problem for Kuramoto oscillators and beyond.
Javier Morales*, University of Maryland
(114135105) 
9:00 a.m.
Global regularity for Burgers equation with density dependent fractional dissipation.
Tam Do, University of Southern California
Alexander Kiselev, Duke University
Lenya Ryzhik, Stanford University
Changhui Tan*, University of South Carolina
(114135181) 
9:30 a.m.
Break 
10:00 a.m.
Existence and partial regularity of suitable weak solutions of a coupled NavierStokes and Qtensor system.
Xianpeng Hu, City University of Hong Kong
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
(114135203) 
10:30 a.m.
Regularity of weak solutions of a gradient flow of the Landaude Gennes energy.
Tao Huang*, Wayne State University
Na Zhao, Fudan University
(114135125)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras and Applications, III
Room 304, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Marco Aldi, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Penn, Randolph College mpenn@randolphcollege.edu
Juan Villarreal, Virginia Commonwealth University

8:00 a.m.
Studies on Meromorphic OpenString Vertex Algebras.
Fei Qi*, Yale University
(114117200) 
8:30 a.m.
Applications of tensor categories.
Thomas Creutzig, University of Alberta
Shashank Kanade*, University of Denver
Robert McRae, Vanderbilt University
(114117208) 
9:00 a.m.
Compact automorphism groups of vertex operator algebras and tensor categories.
Robert H. McRae*, Vanderbilt University
(114117122) 
9:30 a.m.
Categorical Heisenberg structures.
Joshua Sussan*, CUNY
(11411761) 
10:00 a.m.
On $\mathcal{W}_{\infty}$algebras.
Andrew R Linshaw*, University of Denver
(114117219) 
10:30 a.m.
Aspects of higher level Zhu algebras for vertex operator algebras.
Katrina Barron*, University of Notre Dame
(114117232)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes in Mathematical Biology, III
Room 223, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Yao Li, University of Massachusetts Amherst yaoli@math.umass.edu
Abhyudai Singh, University of Delaware

8:00 a.m.
Public goods game in mobile populations on stochastic multiplayer networks.
Igor Erovenko*, UNC Greensboro
Mark Broom, City, University of London
(114191146) 
8:30 a.m.
Stochastic model of withinmosquito generation of malaria parasite diversity.
Lauren M Childs*, Virginia Tech
Olivia Prosper, University of Kentucky
(114192111) 
9:00 a.m.
The Replicator Dynamics for Multilevel Selection in Evolutionary Games.
Daniel B Cooney*, Princeton University
(114192108)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Numerical Approximation of Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 204, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware
Jingmei Qiu, University of Delaware jingqiu@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Least squares discretization and multilevel preconditioning for mixed variational formulations.
Jacob Jacavage*, University of Delaware
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware
(11416539) 
9:00 a.m.
Efficient and highly accurate semiLagrangian discontinuous Galerkin method for convectiondiffusion problems.
Mingchang Ding*, University of Delaware, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Xiaofeng Cai, University of Delaware, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Jingmei Qiu, University of Delaware, Department of Mathematical Sciences
(11416575) 
9:30 a.m.
Group HDG methods for nonlinear PDEs.
Gang Chen, School of Mathematics Sciences, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu,
Bernardo Cockburn, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN,
John Singler, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO,
Yangwen Zhang*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO,
(11416510) 
10:00 a.m.
Gradient Method in HilbertBesov Spaces for the Optimal Control of Parabolic Free Boundary Problems.
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute Of Technology
Vladislav Bukshtynov, Florida Institute Of Technology
Ali Hagverdiyev*, Florida Institute Of Technology
(11413534)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 308, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Ela Celikbas, West Virginia University ela.celikbas@math.wvu.edu
Sema Gunturkun, University of Connecticut
Oana Veliche, Northeastern University

8:30 a.m.
Regular Elements in Double Cosets.
Julianne G. Rainbolt*, Saint Louis University
(11412091) 
9:00 a.m.
Terao's Conjecture and Connections to Geometry of Points.
Bill F Trok*, University of Kentucky
(114114295) 
9:30 a.m.
Characteristicfree test ideals.
Rebecca R.G.*, George Mason University
(114113191) 
10:00 a.m.
Strong Test Ideals associated to Cartier Algebras.
Irina Ilioaea*, Georgia State University
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
(114113223) 
10:30 a.m.
The equations defining the graph of a certain rational map.
Youngsu Kim, University of Arkansas
Vivek Mukundan*, University of Virginia
(114113175)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Convex Geometry and Functional Inequalities, III
Room 104, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mokshay Madiman, University of Delaware madiman@udel.edu
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University

8:30 a.m.
The Loewner Function of Logconcave Functions.
Ben Li*, Case Western Reserve University
Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University
(114146139) 
9:00 a.m.
On a local version of the fifth BusemannPetty problem.
Maria AlfonsecaCubero, North Dakota State University
Fedor Nazarov, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin*, Kent State University
Vlad Yaskin, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
(114152145) 
9:30 a.m.
Reciprocity and indicatrices in convexity.
Emanuel Milman, Technion  I.I.T
Vitali Milman, TelAviv University
Liran Rotem*, University of Minnesota
(114152147) 
10:00 a.m.
Symmetric Convex Sets of Minimal Gaussian Surface Area.
Steven M Heilman*, USC Mathematics Department
(114149303) 
10:30 a.m.
The Gaussian doublebubble.
Joe Neeman*, UT Austin
Emanuel Milman, Technion
(11414966)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Quasiconformal Analysis and Geometric Function Theory, III
Room 117, Gore Hall
Organizers:
David Herron, University of Cincinnati
YukJ Leung, University of Delaware yleung@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
The hyperbolic metric in geometric function theory.
C. David Minda*, University of Cincinnati
(114130166) 
9:30 a.m.
Effect of random time changes on Loewner hulls.
Kei Kobayashi, Fordham University
Joan Lind*, University of Tennessee
Andrew Starnes, University of Hartford
(114130228) 
10:00 a.m.
The Newton Maps of Rational Functions.
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Erin Williams, University of Central Oklahoma
G. Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(114130159) 
10:30 a.m.
An interpolation formula for divided differences of algebraic polynomials and some inequalities following from it.
Richard Fournier*, Dawson College and CRM(UofM)
(114130114)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Water Waves and Related Problems, III
Room 218, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware guyenne@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
DimensionBreaking Bifurcations for Overturned Water Waves.
Matthew W Seiders*, Air Force Institute of Technology
Benjamin F Akers, Air Force Institute of Technology
(114165210) 
9:00 a.m.
Predicting the breaking strength of gravity water waves in intermediate and deep water.
James T Kirby*, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware
Morteza Derakhti, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington
Michael L Banner, University of New South Wales
(114176138) 
9:30 a.m.
Fully nonlinear modeling of wave breaking induced by bathymetry: review and recent results.
Stephan T Grilli*, University of Rhode Island
J T Kirby, University of Delaware
M Derakhti, University of Washington
M Banner, University of New South Wales
J Thompson, University of Washington
(114131151) 
10:00 a.m.
Direct numerical simulations of breaking waves in deep and shallow water.
Luc Deike*, Princeton University
Wouter Mostert, Princeton University
W.K. Melville, Scripps Insititution of Oceanography, UCSD
Stephane Popinet, Institut d'Alembert and CNRS, Paris, France
(11417699) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonlinear breaking mechanism and energetics in shallowwater breaking waves.
Wouter Mostert*, Mechanical \& Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
Luc Deike, Mechanical \& Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University; Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University
(114176233)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator and Function Theory, III
Room 114, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Michael Hartz, Washington University, St. Louis
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware liaw@udel.edu
Alan Sola, Stockholm University

8:30 a.m.
Towards a classification theory for constrained row contractions.
Raphael Clouatre*, University of Manitoba
Edward Timko, University of Manitoba
(11414790) 
9:00 a.m.
Factoring functions in complete Pick spaces via free lifts.
Michael T. Jury*, University of Florida
Robert T.W. Martin, University of Cape Town
(114147273) 
9:30 a.m.
Extreme points of the free Schur class and operators affiliated to the free shift.
Michael T. Jury, University of Florida
Robert T.W. Martin*, University of Cape Town
(11414767) 
10:00 a.m.
Noncommutative function theory on operator domains.
Mark E. Mancuso*, Washington University in St. Louis
(114147163) 
10:30 a.m.
$C^*$algebras and the Category of Stochastic maps.
Benjamin Peter Russo*, Farmingdale State College SUNY
Arthur J Parzygnat, University of Connecticut
(114147128)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics, and Statistical Mechanics, III
Room 306, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware
Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware drizzolo@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Neighborhood growth on the Hamming plane.
Erik Slivken*, Paris
(114160252) 
9:00 a.m.
Lagrangian chaos for models in fluid mechanics.
Alex Blumenthal*, University of Maryland, College Park
(114137239) 
9:30 a.m.
Limit shape and height fluctuations of perfect matchings on squarehexagon lattice.
C. Boutillier, Sorbonne Universit\'e
Zhongyang Li*, University of Connecticut
(114182121) 
10:30 a.m.
Parking.
Matthew Junge*, Duke University
(114160118)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Enumerative geometry and quantum groups.
Room 120, Smith Hall
Davesh Maulik*, MIT
(114114296) 
Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Algebraic Topology, IV
Room 103, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Chad Giusti, University of Delaware cgiusti@udel.edu
Gregory Henselman, Princeton University

2:00 p.m.
Topology of Privacy : Information Lattices and Bubbles for Inference and Obfuscation.
Michael Erdmann*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11415541) 
2:30 p.m.
Strong homotopy interleaving distance.
Nicholas Scoville*, Ursinus College
Anastasio Stefanou, Ohio State University
(11415568) 
3:00 p.m.
Consistency filtrations of assignments to sheaves.
Michael Robinson*, American University
(11415527) 
3:30 p.m.
Cellular cosheaves for distributed computation of persistent homology.
Hee Rhang Yoon*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robert Ghrist, University of Pennsylvania
(114155103) 
4:00 p.m.
Toward a spectral theory of cellular sheaves.
Jakob Hansen*, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Ghrist, University of Pennsylvania
(114155130) 
4:30 p.m.
Augmentations of Merge Trees.
Justin Michael Curry*, SUNY Albany
(11415579)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 308, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Ela Celikbas, West Virginia University ela.celikbas@math.wvu.edu
Sema Gunturkun, University of Connecticut
Oana Veliche, Northeastern University

2:00 p.m.
Stable range for modules.
Robin Baidya*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(114113280) 
2:30 p.m.
Hopf algebra actions on some ASregular algebras of small GKdimension.
Luigi Ferraro*, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
Frank Moore, Wake Forest University
Robert Won, Wake Forest University
(114116198) 
3:00 p.m.
Tight closure invariants in StanleyReisner rings.
Thomas M Ales*, George Mason University
(114113262)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Convex Geometry and Functional Inequalities, IV
Room 104, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mokshay Madiman, University of Delaware madiman@udel.edu
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University

2:00 p.m.
Discussion 
3:00 p.m.
On the R\'enyi entropy of the sum of independent Random Variables.
Ben Jaye*, Clemson University
Galyna Livshyts, Georgia Tech
Grigoris Paouris, Texas A
Peter Pivovarov, University of Missouri
(114146183) 
3:30 p.m.
Concavity and entropic inequalities.
James Melbourne*, University of Minnesota
(114160287) 
4:00 p.m.
Entropy power inequality and central limit theorem for R\'enyi entropy.
Arnaud Marsiglietti*, University of Florida
(114152140) 
4:30 p.m.
Concentration Inequalities for Reflected Diffusions.
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of Nevada, Reno
Soumik Pal, University of Washington, Seattle
(11416058)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, IV
Room 116, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Sebastian M. Cioab\u a, University of Delaware
Brian Kronenthal, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania kronenthal@kutztown.edu
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Wing Hong Tony Wong, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

2:00 p.m.
A Two Player Graph Pebbling Game.
Garth Isaak*, Lehigh University
Matt Prudente, Alvernia University
(114105107) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Symmetric class 0 subgraphs of complete graphs.
Eugene Fiorini*, Muhlenberg College
Vin de Silva, Pomona College
Channing Verbeck, Jr., Princeton University
(114105220) 
3:00 p.m.
$\gamma^\prime$Realizability and Other Musings on Inverse Domination.
James M Hammer*, Cedar Crest College
John Asplund, Dalton State University
Joe Chaffee, Keyser Perminente
Matt Noble, Middle Georgia State University
(114105110) 
3:30 p.m.
Adding color to the search for shortest paths.
Vincent Coll, Lehigh University
Grant Fickes, Kutztown University
Dylan Green, Trevecca Nazarene U
Jonelle Hook, Mount St. Mary's University
Colton Magnant, Clayton State University
Karen McCready*, King's College
Kathleen Ryan, DeSales University
Nathaniel Sauerberg, Carleton College
Jill Stifano, Fairfield University
(11410060) 
4:00 p.m.
On inclusive and noninclusive vertex irregular $d$distance vertex labelings.
Novi Herawati Bong*, University of Delaware
Yuqing Lin, University of Newcastle, Australia
Slamin Slamin, University of Jember, Indonesia
Roman Sot\'{a}k, Pavol Jozef Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia
(114105190) 
4:30 p.m.
The EdgeDistinguishing Chromatic Number of Spider Graphs with Three Legs or Bounded Leg Lengths.
Wing Hong Tony Wong*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Grant Fickes, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(11410571)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Analysis and Combinatorics, IV
Room 115, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Mahya Ghandehari, University of Delaware mahya@udel.edu
Dominique Guillot, University of Delaware

2:00 p.m.
Recent developments in orthogonal Gabor bases and tiling problems.
Azita Mayeli*, City University of New York, The Graduate Center and Queensborough
(114142288) 
3:00 p.m.
A connection between numerical analysis, and Catalan and generalized Motzkin numbers.
Paul W Eloe, University of Dayton
Catherine M Kublik*, University of Dayton
(11410515) 
4:00 p.m.
Upper bounds on the number of chains in a point set.
Steven Michael Senger*, Missouri State University
Eyvindur Ari Palsson, Virginia Tech
(114105155)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Water Waves and Related Problems, IV
Room 218, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware guyenne@udel.edu

2:00 p.m.
Nonlinear Wave Ensemble Averaging using Neural Networks.
Ricardo M Campos*, AOSC University of Maryland
Vladimir Krasnopolsk, NCEP/NOAA
Stephen G. Penny, AOSC University of Maryland
JoseHenrique Alves, SRG  NCEP/NOAA
(114165259) 
2:30 p.m.
A kinetic approach to estimate airsea exchanges driven by sea spray in high winds.
Fabrice Veron*, School of Marine Science and Policy, University of Delaware
Luc Mieussens, IMB / Universite de Bordeaux
(114176291) 
3:00 p.m.
Langmuir turbulence in the tropical cyclone conditions.
Dong Wang*, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Tobias Kukulka, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Brandon G. Reichl, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, and NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princ
Tetsu Hara, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island
Isaac Ginis, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island
Peter P. Sullivan, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
(114165214) 
3:30 p.m.
Lagrangian Evolution of Kinematic Properties of Ocean Surface Currents Across Scales.
Helga S. Huntley*, School of Marine Science \& Policy, University of Delaware
A. D. Kirwan, School of Marine Science \& Policy, University of Delaware
Henry Chang, School of Marine Science \& Policy, University of Delaware
Gregg Jacobs, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis, MS
(11418688) 
4:00 p.m.
Acoustic remote sensing of the ocean environment in shallow water.
Lin Wan*, College of Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, 19716
Mohsen Badiey, College of Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, 19716
(114100294)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator and Function Theory, IV
Room 114, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Michael Hartz, Washington University, St. Louis
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware liaw@udel.edu
Alan Sola, Stockholm University

2:00 p.m.
Hyponormal Toeplitz operators with nonharmonic Symbol acting on the Bergman space.
Matthew Fleeman*, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware
(11414721) 
2:30 p.m.
Inner functions and zero sets for $\ell^p_A$.
Ray Cheng*, Old Dominion University
(114146211) 
3:00 p.m.
Rethinking Ritt's theorem.
William T. Ross*, University of Richmond
(11413087)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics, and Statistical Mechanics, IV
Room 306, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware
Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware drizzolo@udel.edu

2:00 p.m.
Polluted Bootstrap Percolation in Three Dimensions.
Janko Gravner, UC Davis
Alexander Holroyd, Cambridge
David Sivakoff*, Ohio State University
(114160206) 
3:00 p.m.
Fixed points of random tree recursions.
Tobias Johnson*, College of Staten Island
Moumanti Podder, University of Washington
Fiona Skerman, Uppsala University
(114160225) 
4:00 p.m.
Highdimensional random geometric graphs.
Miklos Z Racz*, Princeton University
(114160134)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday September 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Analytic and Numeric Results on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, IV
Room 205, Gore Hall
Organizers:
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University x2xu@odu.edu
Wujun Zhang, Rutgers University

2:00 p.m.
Slow Diffusion Limit of AggregationDiffusion Energies and Their Gradient Flows.
Ihsan Topaloglu*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(11413538) 
2:30 p.m.
Galerkin approximations of nonlinear delay differential equations.
Micka\"el D. Chekroun, UCLA
Michael Ghil, UCLA \& ENS, France
Honghu Liu*, Virginia Tech
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University Bloomington
(11413595)

2:00 p.m.
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