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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
October 2728, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1085
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 27, 2012

Saturday October 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Foyer 2, Modern Languages

Saturday October 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer 1, Modern Languages

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, I
Room 401, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Effects of demographic and competitive heterogeneity on species coexistence.
Joseph P Stover*, UC Santa Barbara
Bruce E Kendall, UC Santa Barbara
Gordon A Fox, U South Florida
(108592270)

8:30 a.m.
Persistence of interacting, structured populations in stochastic environments.
Gregory Roth, University of California, Davis
Sebastian Schreiber*, University of California, Davis
(10859267)

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic spatial model of producerconsumer systems.
Nicolas Lanchier*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(108560101)

10:00 a.m.
A simple epidemiological model with Allee effects and the diseasemodified fitness.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
(10853412)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and qSeries, I
Room 304, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Zachary Kent, Emory University

8:00 a.m.
Large degree Galois representations of fields of small discriminant.
Frank H Thorne*, University of South Carolina
Jeremy Rouse, Wake Forest University
(10851130)

8:30 a.m.
SU(2)Donaldson invariants of the complex projective plane.
Michael John Griffin*, Emory University
Andreas Malmendier, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ken Ono, Emory University
(108511214)

9:00 a.m.
New results in the pretentious analytic number theory of Granville and Soundararajan.
Robert J Lemke Oliver*, Emory University
(108511212)

9:30 a.m.
Mockmodular forms of weight one.
Yingkun Li*, UCLA
William Duke, UCLA
(108511154)

10:00 a.m.
Unimodal sequences and quantum and mock modular forms.
Jennifer A Bryson, Texas A&M University
Ken Ono, Emory University
Sarah C Pitman*, Emory University
Robert C Rhoades, Stanford University
(108511111)

10:30 a.m.
Integrality Properties of Symmetric Functions in Singular Moduli.
Larry Rolen*, Emory University
Michael Griffin, Emory University
(10851193)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Geometry, I
Room 405, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Julien Paupert, Arizona State University paupert@asu.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Wave Propagation, I
Room 204, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona leonk@math.arizona.edu

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics: Spectral and Dynamical Properties of Quantum Systems, I
Room 212, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona rsims@math.arizona.edu
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama, Birmingham

8:00 a.m.
Quantum harmonic oscillator systems with disorder.
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona
Gunter Stolz*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(108582156)

8:30 a.m.
Dispersive Estimates in Harmonic Lattice Systems in dimension 2.
Vita O Borovyk*, University of Cincinnati
Michael Goldberg, University of Cincinnati
(108582250)

9:00 a.m.
Ground State of Interacting Boson Systems in Random Potentials.
Michael A Bishop*, University of Arizona Department of Arizona
(108581195)

9:30 a.m.
Diffusive limit for a quantum linear Boltzmann dynamics.
Jeremy Thane Clark*, Michigan State University
(108581173)

10:00 a.m.
Extended States for Polyharmonic Operators with Quasiperiodic Potentials in Dimension Two.
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Roman Shterenberg*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10853542)

10:30 a.m.
Rigorous Bounds for the EFP.
Nicholas Crawford, The Technion
Stephen Ng, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(10858125)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Optical Pulse Propagation: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations, I
Room 301, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University
Moysey Brio, University of Arizona brio@math.arizona.edu
Karl Glasner, University of Arizona
Shankar Venkataramani, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Discussion

8:30 a.m.
Wave Propagation and Related Phenomena in Hyperbolic Metamaterials.
Evgenii Narimanov*, Purdue University
(108578263)

9:00 a.m.
"New trends in nonlinear photonics: From binary waveguide arrays to novel PTsymmetric optical systems".
Alejandro B Aceves*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(108578241)

9:30 a.m.
HighPerformance Femtosecond Fiber Lasers Based on Dissipative Processes.
Frank W Wise*, Department of Applied Physics Cornell University
Nathan Kutz, Department of Applied Mathematics University of Washington
William Renninger, Department of Applied Physics Cornell University
(108578206)

10:00 a.m.
Ultrafast Pulse Propagation Experiments in Waveguide Arrays.
Steven T. Cundiff*, JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology & University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
(108578273)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Motives, Algebraic Cycles, and Ktheory, I
Room 201, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Deepam Patel, Indiana University, Bloomington patelde@indiana.edu
Ravindra Girivaru, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, I
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing with matrix and basic algebras.
Jon F. Carlson*, Univeristy of Georgia
(10852095)

8:30 a.m.
Random generation of finite groups.
Colva M RoneyDougal*, University of St Andrews, Scotland
(108520146)

9:00 a.m.
Testing isomorphism of finite nilpotent groups.
Peter A Brooksbank*, Bucknell University
E A O'Brien, University of Auckland
J B Wilson, Colorado State University
(10852074)

9:30 a.m.
Centralizers and NPcompleteness.
Takunari Miyazaki, Trinity College
James B. Wilson*, Colorado State University
(10852033)

10:00 a.m.
Broué's abelian defect group conjecture holds for the double cover of the HigmanSims sporadic simple group.
Shigeo Koshitani, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University, Chiba, 2638522, Japan
Jürgen Müller, Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
Felix Noeske*, Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
(108520149)

10:30 a.m.
Algorithms for representation theoretic calculations in finite matrix groups.
Alexander Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(10852026)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, I
Room 203, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Kristen Beck, The University of Arizona
Silvia Saccon, The University of Arizona ssaccon@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible components of the closed fiber of a modification of a twodimensional regular local ring.
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
Francesca Tartarone, Universitá degli Studi "Roma Tre"
(108513148)

8:30 a.m.
On the existence of nontrivial semidualizing modules.
Hailong Dao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas, Lawrence
(108513164)

9:00 a.m.
Modules over short Gorenstein rings.
Courtney Gibbons*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108513243)

9:30 a.m.
Reflexivity of the tensor product of modules.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Greg Piepmeyer, University of MissouriColumbia
Roger Wiegand, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10851309)

10:00 a.m.
Periodic modules over a Gorenstein local ring.
Amanda Croll*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108513175)

10:30 a.m.
Exact pairs of homogeneous zero divisors and Hilbert functions.
Andrew Kustin, University of South Carolina
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
Adela Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(108513190)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytical and Numerical Approaches in Nonlinear Systems: Collapses, Turbulence, Nonlinear Waves in Mathematics, Physics, and Biology, I
Room 406, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Alexander Korotkevich, University of New Mexico alexkor@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico

8:30 a.m.
Turbulence in Integrable Systems.
Vladimir Zakharov*, University of Arizona
(108500257)

9:00 a.m.
Spontaneous Breaking of the Spatial Homogeneity Symmetry in Wave Turbulence and the Emergence of Coherent Structures.
Benno Rumpf*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(108537288)

9:30 a.m.
Second harmonic generation in spatially inhomogeneous metamaterials.
Ildar R. Gabitov*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Andrei I. Maimistov, National Research Nuclear University
Zhaxylyk Kudyshev, Department of Physics, AlFarabi Kazakh National University
(108534253)

10:00 a.m.
Extra Invariant: From Shallow Water to 3D Oceans.
Alexander M Balk*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
(10857682)

10:30 a.m.
Simulation of compressible turbulence using Hermite Methods.
Daniel Erik, Axel Appelo*, University of New Mexico
Thomas Hagstrom, Southern Methodist University
(108565201)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis of Random Matrices, Integrable Systems, and Applications, I
Room 404, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu
Nick Ercolani, University of Arizona

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Riemannian Geometry, I
Room 314, Modern Languages
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara
Andrea Young, Ripon College YoungA@ripon.edu

8:30 a.m.
Towards the generalized Akeseevsky conjecture.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(108553150)

9:00 a.m.
Conformal Diffeomorphisms of Gradient Ricci solitons.
William Wylie*, Syracuse University
(108553130)

9:30 a.m.
A Tale of Two Arc Lengths.
Jeanne Clelland*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Edward Estrada, University of Colorado, Boulder
Molly May, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jonah Miller, University of Colorado, Boulder
Sean Peneyra, University of Colorado, Boulder
Michael Schmidt, University of Colorado, Boulder
(108553113)

10:00 a.m.
A short proof of uniqueness for the Ricci flow.
Brett Kotschwar*, Arizona State University
(108553120)

10:30 a.m.
Deforming Cylindrical Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3manifolds by their Harmonic Mean Curvature.
Chris Kim*, University of Minnesota
(10855323)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Geometrical Methods in Mechanical and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 303, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Vakhtang Putkaradze, Colorado State University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Perversion in Phycomyces: theoretical models and experimental results.
Michael Tabor*, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
(10857447)

9:00 a.m.
Dynamics of elastic rods in perfect friction contact.
Francois GayBalmaz, LMD  Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris  CNRS, 75005, Paris
Vakhtang Putkaradze*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Alberta
(10857446)

9:30 a.m.
Hamiltonian structures for twofrequency systems and the KAM setting.
Guillermo DavilaRascon*, Department of Mathematics, University of Sonora
(10853724)

10:00 a.m.
Integrable Motions of Surfaces in Euclidean and Lorentzian Space: Constructions and LieAlgebraic Setting.
Barbara A. Shipman, University of TexasArlington
Patrick Shipman*, Colorado State University
(108537170)

10:30 a.m.
Gradient flows in the normal and Kahler metrics and integrability.
Anthony Michael Bloch*, University of Michigan
(10853470)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, I
Room 205, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Cheng, Arizona State University bcheng2@asu.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University

8:30 a.m.
A Finite Element Discretization of the Streamfucntion Formulation of the Stationary Quasigeostrophic Equations of the Ocean.
Erich L Foster*, Virginia Tech
Traian Iliescu, Virginia Tech
Zhu Wang, University of Minnesota
(108586186)

9:00 a.m.
Some recent results for two extended NavierStokes systems.
Mihaela Ignatova, Stanford University
Gautam Iyer, Carnegie Mellon University
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
Robert L Pego, Carnegie Mellon University
Arghir D Zarnescu, University of Sussex
(108576231)

9:30 a.m.
Regularizations for Fluid Models with Applications to Geophysical Flows.
Adam Larios*, Texas A&M University
Evelyn Lunasin, University of Michigan
Edriss S Titi, Weizmann Institute of Science
(108576275)

10:00 a.m.
The Importance Of Being Even.
Susan Friedlander*, Univeristy of Southern California
(108576126)

10:30 a.m.
On the continuity of solutions to driftdiffusion equations.
Vlad C Vicol*, Princeton University
(108535103)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Combinatorics, and Analysis, I
Room 214, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz
Tim Huber, University of TexasPan American hubertj@utpa.edu
Robert Maier, University of Arizona

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Global Analysis, I
Room 302, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Lennie Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations, I
Room 306, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Dong, University of Arizona
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona hermi@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Convergence in Multiplicity of the Method of {\em a posteriori/a priori} Inequalities for Eigenvalues of the Dirichlet Laplacian.
W M Greenlee*, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
(10853517)

9:00 a.m.
Sum rules, spectral statistics, and eigenvalue bounds for graph Laplacians.
Evans M Harrell*, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Joachim Stubbe, EPFL
(108547114)

9:30 a.m.
Laplacians on SelfSimilar Fractals and Their Spectral Zeta Functions.
Nishu Lal, Scripps College, Claremont
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(108558132)

10:00 a.m.
Graphs that possess a Laplacian eigenvalue exactly equal to 4.
Naoki Saito*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
Yuji Nakatsukasa, School of Mathematics, The University of Manchester, UK
Ernest Woei, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
(108565125)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments, I
Room 403, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University, Corvallis waymire@math.orst.edu

Saturday October 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Contributed Papers, I
Room 503, Modern Languages

9:00 a.m.
Characterization of $\gamma$factors: the Asai case.
Guy Henniart, Universié ParisSud 11
Luis Lomelí*, University of Oklahoma
(108511179)

9:15 a.m.
Mahler measure of some singular $K3$surfaces.
Amy Feaver*, University of Colorado  Boulder
M.J. Bertin, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
J. Fuselier, High Point University
M. Lalin, Universite de Montreal
M. Manes, University of Hawaii
(10851158)

9:30 a.m.
Graded Primary Submodules Over Multiplication Modules.
Malik Sami Bataineh*, jordan university of science and technology
Ala' Khazaa'leh, jordan university of science and technology
(10851341)

9:45 a.m.
An Extension of Yang's Product Construction of Hadamard Matrices.
Michael T Zowada*, Northern Arizona University
(108515292)

10:00 a.m.
On the weak nonstandard hulls of JBalgebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(108546166)

10:15 a.m.
Properties of the Ultraweakly Continuous Part of the Decomposition of a Positive Linear Functional.
Rod Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(108547272)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on The B.S. Degree in Mathematics in Industry
Room 402, Modern Languages
Organizers:
William Velez, University of Arizona velez@math.arizona.edu

Saturday October 27, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Regularity of hypberbolic gauge field equations.
Room 350, Modern Languages
Jacob K. Sterbenz*, University of California San Diego
(10853504)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Random matrices, integrable systems, asymptotic analysis, combinatorics.
Room 350, Modern Languages
Ken McLaughlin*, University of Arizona, Tucson
(10853303)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analytical and Numerical Approaches in Nonlinear Systems: Collapses, Turbulence, Nonlinear Waves in Mathematics, Physics, and Biology, II
Room 406, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Alexander Korotkevich, University of New Mexico alexkor@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico

3:00 p.m.
Lower bound for the rate of blowup of singular solutions of the threedimensional Zakharov system.
Catherine Sulem*, University of Toronto
(108535162)

3:30 p.m.
High frequency perturbation of cnoidal waves in KdV.
Burak Erdogan, University of Illinois
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois
Vadim Zharnitsky*, University of Illinois
(108535107)

4:00 p.m.
Causality Analysis and Functional Connectivity of Neuronal Network Dynamics.
David Cai*, Institute of Natural Sciences, SJTU; Courant Institute and Center for Neural Science, NYU
(108592277)

4:30 p.m.
Solitons in 3D Dipolar BEC with 1/r interatomic potential.
Sergey A Dyachenko*, University of New Mexico, Department of Math & Stat
(108535191)

5:00 p.m.
Beyond loglog scaling of critical collapse of Nonlinear Schrodinger equation.
Pavel M Lushnikov*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Sergey A Dyachenko, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Natalia Vladimirova, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
(108578178)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis of Random Matrices, Integrable Systems, and Applications, II
Room 404, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu
Nick Ercolani, University of Arizona

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Biological Systems, I
Room 402, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
Zoi Rapti, University of IIlinois at UrbanaChampaign zrapti@illinois.edu

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments, II
Room 403, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University, Corvallis waymire@math.orst.edu

3:00 p.m.
Local Time and Interfacial Phenomena.
Enrique Thomann*, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Thilanka Appuhamillage, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Vrushali Bokil, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Edward Waymire, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Brian Wood, School Chem, Bio and Env Engineering, Oregon St Univ.
(10856045)

3:30 p.m.
Diffusion processes on graphs: construction and applications.
Jorge M Ramirez*, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín
(10856037)

4:00 p.m.
Dispersion in spatially fragmented domains with sharp interfaces: the role of the interface condition.
Thilanka Appuhamillage*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Vrushali Bokil, Oregon State University
Enrique Thomann, Oregon State university
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University
Brian Wood, Oregon State university
(108560240)

4:30 p.m.
Computational Physics of Fluid Flow Through Explicit Pores Spaces.
Larry Winter*, University of Arizona
Jeffrey Hyman, University of Arizona
Piotr Smolarkiewicz, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(108560119)

5:00 p.m.
An algorithm for computing inverse bounds for microstructural parameters of heterogeneous composite media from effective property measurements.
Chris Orum*, Eastern Oregon University
(108586284)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Riemannian Geometry, II
Room 314, Modern Languages
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara
Andrea Young, Ripon College YoungA@ripon.edu

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Geometrical Methods in Mechanical and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 303, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Vakhtang Putkaradze, Colorado State University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Smoothness of a (weak) solution to a generalized Forchheimer equation.
Zeev Sobol*, Swansea University, UK
(108535221)

3:30 p.m.
On stabilization of solutions to nonlinear parabolic equations of the pLaplace type.
Mikhail D Surnachev*, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics (RAS)
(10853550)

4:00 p.m.
Upscaling method for Forchheimer flow of the compressible and incompressible fluid in heterogeneous porous media.
Lidia Bloshanskaya*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Yalchin Efendiev, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station
Akif Ibragimov, Department of Mathematics, Texas Tex University
(10857644)

4:30 p.m.
Lifting function approach for boundary optimal control problems in incompressible Magnetohydrodynamics.
Giorgio Bornia*, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(108549143)

5:00 p.m.
The onedimensional twophase Forchheimer flows for incompressible fluids.
Luan T Hoang, Department of Mathmatics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Box 41042 Lubbock, TX 794091042, U.S.A.
Akif Ibragimov, Department of Mathmatics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Box 41042 Lubbock, TX 794091042, U.S.A.
Thinh T Kieu*, Department of Mathmatics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Box 41042 Lubbock, TX 794091042, U.S.A.
(10853752)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and qSeries, II
Room 304, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Zachary Kent, Emory University

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Geometry, II
Room 405, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Julien Paupert, Arizona State University paupert@asu.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Wave Propagation, II
Room 204, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona leonk@math.arizona.edu

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, II
Room 205, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Cheng, Arizona State University bcheng2@asu.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University

3:00 p.m.
New developments in geostrophic turbulence and its implications for climate modeling and weather predictability.
Joseph J Tribbia*, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(108576197)

3:30 p.m.
A simple closure approximation for slow dynamics of a multiscale system: nonlinear and multiplicative coupling.
Rafail V Abramov*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108537239)

4:00 p.m.
The Statistical Theory of Turbulent Vorticity.
Bjorn Birnir*, Dept. of Mathematics and the Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10857666)

4:30 p.m.
Advances in airflow hazard detection at the Hong Kong International Airport.
Wenbo Tang*, Arizona State University
PW Chan, Hong Kong Observatory
George Haller, ETH Zurich
(108576223)

5:00 p.m.
Ultimate state of twodimensional RayleighBénard convection.
Charles R. Doering*, Mathematics, Physics, & Complex Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(108576228)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics: Spectral and Dynamical Properties of Quantum Systems, II
Room 212, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona rsims@math.arizona.edu
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama, Birmingham

3:00 p.m.
Unique continuation principle for spectral projections of Schrödinger operators and Optimal Wegner estimates for nonergodic random Schrödinger operators.
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(108582158)

3:30 p.m.
Skew Shift Schroedinger Operators.
Helge Krueger*, Caltech
(108581294)

4:00 p.m.
Absence of point spectrum in the selfdual regime for Extended Harper's model.
Christoph A Marx*, California Institute of Technology
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine (UCI)
(108581100)

4:30 p.m.
Optimal Concentration for SU(1, 1) Coherent State Transforms and An Analogue of the LiebWehrl Conjecture for SU(1, 1).
Jogia Bandyopadhyay*, University of California, Davis
(108582152)

5:00 p.m.
Diffusion of waves in fluctuating media.
Jeffrey Schenker*, Michigan State University
Bernard Clark Musselman, Bard College at Simons Rock
Yang Kang, Southern Polytechnic State University
Eman Hamza, University of Cairo
(108581267)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Optical Pulse Propagation: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations, II
Room 301, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University
Moysey Brio, University of Arizona brio@math.arizona.edu
Karl Glasner, University of Arizona
Shankar Venkataramani, University of Arizona

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Motives, Algebraic Cycles, and Ktheory, II
Room 201, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Deepam Patel, Indiana University, Bloomington patelde@indiana.edu
Ravindra Girivaru, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, II
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bounding Extensions for Finite Groups and Frobenius Kernels.
Christopher P. Bendel, University of Wisconsin, Stout
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Brian J. Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
Leonard L. Scott, University of Virginia
David Stewart, University of Oxford
(10852090)

3:30 p.m.
Cartan Invariants for Finite Groups of Lie Type, Defining Characteristic.
Christopher P Bendel, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
Brian J Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
Leonard L Scott, University of Virginia
David Stewart, New College, University of Oxford
(10852099)

4:00 p.m.
Dade's Ordinary Conjecture (DOC) for the Finite Special Unitary Groups.
Katherine Anne Bird*, Northeastern Illinois University Chicago
(10852039)

4:30 p.m.
Jordan decomposition and realvalued characters.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(108520102)

5:00 p.m.
Restricted Lie algebras with maximal $0$PIM.
Jörg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
Salvatore Siciliano, Università del Salento
Thomas Weigel, Università degli Studi di MilanoBicocca
(108517128)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Combinatorics, and Analysis, II
Room 214, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz
Tim Huber, University of TexasPan American hubertj@utpa.edu
Robert Maier, University of Arizona

3:00 p.m.
RogersRamanujan functions, binary quadratic forms and etaquotients.
Alexander Berkovich*, University of Florida
(10851135)

3:30 p.m.
Analogues of the general theta transformation formula.
Atul Dixit*, Tulane University
(10853320)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotics of the Landau Constants and Their qanalogue.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, King Saud University, Riyadh and University of Central Florida
Mizan Rahman, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, K1S5B6
(10853385)

4:30 p.m.
Orthogonal basic hypergeometric Laurent polynomials.
Mourad E.H. Ismail, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida and King Saud University
Dennis Stanton*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(10853371)

5:00 p.m.
Further results on Vanishing Coefficients in Infinite Product Expansions.
James Mc Laughlin*, West Chester University
(108533133)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Global Analysis, II
Room 302, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Lennie Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations, II
Room 306, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Dong, University of Arizona
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona hermi@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Geometric Understanding of Point Clouds Using LaplaceBeltrami Operator.
Rongjie Lai*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California
Jian Liang, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Tsz Wai Wong, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Hongkai Zhao, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
(108549180)

4:00 p.m.
Minimal convex combinations of sequential LaplaceDirichlet eigenvalues.
Braxton Osting*, University of California, Los Angeles
ChiuYen Kao, Claremont Mckenna College
(108549278)

4:30 p.m.
Shape Optimization Involving Eigenvalues of LaplaceBeltrami Operator.
ChiuYen Kao*, The Ohio State University / Claremont McKenna College
(108549145)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 203, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Kristen Beck, The University of Arizona
Silvia Saccon, The University of Arizona ssaccon@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Uniform bounds of ArtinRees type for free resolutions over three dimensional rings.
Janet Striuli*, fairfield University
Ian Aberbach, University of Missouri
(108513246)

3:30 p.m.
Methods for Classifying the Tor Algebra Structure for Trivariate Monomial Ideals.
Jared L Painter*, Houston Baptist University
(108513151)

4:00 p.m.
Rees Algebras of Truncations of Complete Intersections.
KueiNuan Lin*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside
Claudia Polini, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
(10851355)

4:30 p.m.
Arithmetic of Directsum Decompositions of Modules.
Nicholas Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
Alfred Geroldinger, Karl FranzensUniversität Graz
(10851353)

5:00 p.m.
Depths and CohenMacaulay Properties of Squarefree Monomial Ideals.
Susan Elaine Morey*, Texas State University
(10851361)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Contributed Papers, II
Room 503, Modern Languages

3:15 p.m.
The determination of an unknown boundary condition in a fractional diffusion equation.
Lihua Zuo*, IAMCS, Texas A&M University
William Rundell, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
Xiang Xu, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
(10853514)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:45 p.m.
Existence of Optimal Parameters for the BlackScholes Option Pricing Model.
Narayan Thapa*, Minot State University, Minot North Dakota
Justin Ziegler, Minot State University Minot ND
Carson Moen, Minot State University Minot ND
(10854927)

4:00 p.m.
Controllability, observability of networks of linear systems.
Paul A Fuhrmann*, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Uwe Helmke, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
(10859313)

4:30 p.m.
Witten deformation of transversal Dirac operators.
Igor Prokhorenkov*, Texas Christian University
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University
(10855818)

4:45 p.m.
Some integrable Hamiltonian systems with isochrony or weakly unstable equilibria.
Gaetano Zampieri*, Universita' di Verona, Italy
(10853722)

5:00 p.m.
A New Graceful Labeling for Pendant Graphs.
Alessandra Graf*, Northern Arizona University
(108500269)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Ramanujan's last prophecy: quantum modularity.
Gallagher Theater, Student Union
Ken Ono*, Emory University
(10851101)
Sunday October 28, 2012

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Foyer 2, Modern Languages

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer 1, Modern Languages

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis of Random Matrices, Integrable Systems, and Applications, III
Room 404, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu
Nick Ercolani, University of Arizona

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Biological Systems, II
Room 402, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
Zoi Rapti, University of IIlinois at UrbanaChampaign zrapti@illinois.edu

8:00 a.m.
Densitycluster NMA: A new protein decomposition technique for coarsegrained normal mode analysis.
Julie C Mitchell*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Omar NA Demerdash, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(108592265)

8:30 a.m.
DNA and chromatin as space curves constructed with 1 to 1,000,000 base pairs.
Thomas C Bishop*, Depts. Chemistry & Physics, Louisiana Tech University
(108592261)

9:00 a.m.
Lowdimensional descriptions of neural networks.
Andrea K Barreiro*, Southern Methodist University
Eli Shlizerman, University of Washington
Eric SheaBrown, University of Washington
J Nathan Kutz, University of Washington
(108592193)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and qSeries, III
Room 304, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Zachary Kent, Emory University

8:00 a.m.
Spaces of modular forms generated by eta quotients.
Jeremy Rouse*, Wake Forest University
(108511208)

8:30 a.m.
Zeros and congruences of weakly holomorphic modular forms.
Paul Jenkins*, Brigham Young University
(108511237)

9:00 a.m.
Equidistribution of quadratic roots in the level aspect.
Riad Masri*, Texas A&M University
ShengChi Liu, Texas A&M University
(108511110)

9:30 a.m.
On the second solution of KZ differential equation.
Pavel Guerzhoy*, Department of Mathematics, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(10851191)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic equality of positive crank and rank moments.
Karl Mahlburg*, Louisiana State University
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Cologne
(108511268)

10:30 a.m.
Tables of elliptic curves over $\mathbb{Q}(\sqrt{5})$.
J. Bober, University of Bristol
A. Deines, University of Washington
S. Pancratz, London, England
A. Shnidman, University of Michigan
C. Vincent*, Stanford University
W. Stein, University of Washington
(108511280)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Geometry, III
Room 405, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Julien Paupert, Arizona State University paupert@asu.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Wave Propagation, III
Room 204, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona leonk@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stabilizing inverse problems by internal data.
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A&M University
Dustin Steinhauer, Texas A&M University
(10853596)

9:00 a.m.
Quantitative Photoacoustic Imaging using the Radiative Transfer Equation.
Ben Cox*, University College London, UK
Teedah Saratoon, University College London, UK
Tanja Tarvainen, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Simon R. Arridge, University College London, UK
(108578147)

10:00 a.m.
On the spherical mean transform arising in thermoacoustic tomography.
Linh V Nguyen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Idaho
(108544182)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, III
Room 205, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Cheng, Arizona State University bcheng2@asu.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University

8:00 a.m.
Data assimilation methods for atmospheric models.
Eric J. Kostelich*, Arizona State University
(108586285)

8:30 a.m.
An initial and boundaryvalue problem for the ZakharovKuznestov equation in a bounded domain.
JeanClaude Saut, Laboratoire de Mathematiques, UMR 8628, Universite ParisSud et CNRS
Roger Temam, Department of Mathematics and The Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics , Indiana University
Chuntian Wang*, Department of Mathematics and The Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Indiana University,
(108576140)

9:00 a.m.
Propagation of Longcrested Water Waves.
Jerry Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108576108)

9:30 a.m.
Boundary layers of the NavierStokes equations.
GungMin Gie*, University of California, Riverside
Makram Hamouda, Indiana University
James P. Kelliher, University of California, Riverside
Roger Temam, Indiana University
(108535229)

10:00 a.m.
The Kortewegde Vries equation on a bounded interval.
Zhen Qin, Indiana UniversityInstitute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics
Roger M. Temam*, Indiana UniversityInstitute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics
(10853572)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics: Spectral and Dynamical Properties of Quantum Systems, III
Room 212, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona rsims@math.arizona.edu
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama, Birmingham

8:00 a.m.
Localization for nonmonotone discrete Schrodinger operators.
Alexander Elgart*, Virginia Tech
Mira Shamis, Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton University
Sasha Sodin, Institute for Advanced Study
(10858175)

8:30 a.m.
Lieb Robinson bounds in disordered quantum spin systems.
Eman Hamza*, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt
Robert Sims, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, USA
Günter Stolz, Department of Mathematics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
(108582200)

9:00 a.m.
Localization for a NonMonotone Random Block Operator.
Jacob W Chapman*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(10858286)

9:30 a.m.
LiebRobinson bounds for the Toda lattice.
Umar Islambekov*, The University of Arizona
Robert Sims, The University of Arizona
Gerald Teschl, University of Vienna
(108582238)

10:00 a.m.
Ultraviolet properties of the spinless, oneparticle Yukawa model.
A. Pizzo*, University of California, Davis
D. A. Deckert, University of California, Davis
(108581159)

10:30 a.m.
On the diffusive regime of disordered quantum wires.
Sven Bachmann*, UC Davis
Wojciech De Roeck, University of Heidelberg
Maximilian Butz, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
(108581134)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Motives, Algebraic Cycles, and Ktheory, III
Room 201, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Deepam Patel, Indiana University, Bloomington patelde@indiana.edu
Ravindra Girivaru, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, III
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Standard resolutions for quiver Hecke algebras.
Jonathan Brundan*, University of Oregon
(10851694)

8:30 a.m.
Deformations of permutation representations of Coxeter groups.
Eric M Rains, Caltech
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(10850592)

9:00 a.m.
On the Largest Irreducible Representations of the Finite Unitary Groups.
Amanda A. Schaeffer Fry*, University of Arizona
(108520168)

9:30 a.m.
Hopf structures on characters of unipotent groups.
Marcelo Aguiar, University of Texas A&M
Nantel Bergeron, York University
Nathaniel Thiem*, University of Colorado Boulder
(10852080)

10:00 a.m.
Elementary subalgebras of modular Lie algebras.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Eric M. Friedlander, USC
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington
(10851698)

10:30 a.m.
On $p$permuntation equivalences of $p$blocks of finite groups.
Robert Boltje*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(108520142)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Global Analysis, III
Room 302, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Lennie Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, III
Room 203, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Kristen Beck, The University of Arizona
Silvia Saccon, The University of Arizona ssaccon@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Triangulated defect categories.
Petter Andreas Bergh, Norwegian University of Science and technology
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
Steffen Oppermann, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(108513104)

8:30 a.m.
Limits of finite free complexes.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Henrik Holm, University of Copenhagen
(108516244)

9:00 a.m.
Syzygy Bounds on the Regularity of Ideals.
Jason McCullough*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(10851397)

9:30 a.m.
Bigraded Minimal Free Resolutions of Tensor Product Surfaces.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
Javid Validashti*, University of Illinois
(10851356)

10:00 a.m.
SuperStretched and Graded Countable CohenMacaulay Type.
Branden Stone*, Bard College/Bard Prison Initiative
(108513188)

10:30 a.m.
Weakly Spherical DG Modules over Koszul Complexes.
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
(10851357)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytical and Numerical Approaches in Nonlinear Systems: Collapses, Turbulence, Nonlinear Waves in Mathematics, Physics, and Biology, III
Room 406, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Alexander Korotkevich, University of New Mexico alexkor@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico

8:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.
KellerSegel equations, associated stochastic particle models and numerical methods.
Ibrahim Fatkullin*, University of Arizona
(108535122)

9:30 a.m.
Phase transitions in optical turbulence.
Natalia Vladimirova*, University of New Mexico
Gregory Falkovich, Weizmann Institute of Science
(108578177)

10:00 a.m.
Reduced model of Vlasov equation and study of it's instabilities in thermodynamic equilibrium.
Denis A Silantyev*, University of New Mexico
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico
(108565184)

10:30 a.m.
Emergence of clones in sexual populations.
Richard A. Neher, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Marija Vucelja*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Mark Mezard, Laboratoire de Physique
Boris I. Shraiman, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics and Department of Physics, University of California
(10859219)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dispersion in Heterogeneous and/or Random Environments, III
Room 403, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona
Edward Waymire, Oregon State University, Corvallis waymire@math.orst.edu

8:00 a.m.
On The Drift Paradox in a regimeswitching model.
W. Felder*, Oregon State University
E. Waymire, Oregon State University
(108592247)

8:30 a.m.
Adaptive MCMC with a random scaling parameter as a tuner and diffusion approximation.
Gopal K Basak*, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Arunangshu Biswas, Presidency University, Kolkata, India
(10856078)

9:00 a.m.
Random Countable Markov Shifts.
Manfred Denker*, Mathematics Department, The University of Pennsylvania
(10856032)

9:30 a.m.
Multiple phase transitions for longrange firstpassage percolation on square lattice.
Partha Sarathi Dey*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Shirshendu Chatterjee, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
(108560155)

10:00 a.m.
Limit theorems in statistics for volatility.
Nakahiro Yoshida*, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
(108562138)

10:30 a.m.
The KolmogorovObukhov Statistical Theory of Turbulence.
Bjorn Birnir*, Dept. of Mathematics and the Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10856065)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Riemannian Geometry, III
Room 314, Modern Languages
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara
Andrea Young, Ripon College YoungA@ripon.edu

8:30 a.m.
Smooth Convergence Away From Singular Sets.
Sajjad Lakzian*, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY)
Christina Sormani, The Graduate Center, CUNY and Lehman College
(108553153)

9:00 a.m.
On the Hopf conjectures with symmetry.
Lee Kennard*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10855383)

9:30 a.m.
Geometric inequalities for hypersurfaces.
Fernando A Schwartz*, University of Tennessee
(10855368)

10:00 a.m.
Zeta Function on Surfaces of Revolution.
Thalia D. Jeffres*, Wichita State University
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University
Tianshi Lu, Wichita State University
(108553266)

10:30 a.m.
"Sequences of Open Riemannian Manifolds with Boundary".
Raquel Perales*, PhD student at Stony Brook University
Christina Sormani, Department of Math and Computer Science. Lehman College, CUNY
(108551260)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Geometrical Methods in Mechanical and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 303, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Vakhtang Putkaradze, Colorado State University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stochastic 3D Rotating NavierStokes Equations: Averaging, Convergence and Regularity.
Alex Mahalov*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(10853581)

9:00 a.m.
The Stokes operator for an interface boundary value problem in twolayer domains.
Luan Thach Hoang*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
(10853588)

9:30 a.m.
On the computation of foliations and tracking initial conditions for differential equations.
YuMin Chung*, Department of Mathematics, Indiana UniversityBloomington
M.S. Jolly, Department of Mathematics, Indiana UniversityBloomington
(10856534)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamics of a thin film equation with disjoining pressure and nonuniform forcing.
Joceline Lega*, University of Arizona
(108535136)

10:30 a.m.
Geometry and Elasticity for NonEuclidean thin sheets.
Shankar C Venkataramani*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona.
John A Gemmer, Arizona Center for the Mathematical Sciences, University of Arizona.
(108574236)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Combinatorics, and Analysis, III
Room 214, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz
Tim Huber, University of TexasPan American hubertj@utpa.edu
Robert Maier, University of Arizona

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Ubiquitous Laplacian: Theory, Applications, and Computations, III
Room 306, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Dong, University of Arizona
Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona hermi@math.arizona.edu

Sunday October 28, 2012, 9:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, II
Room 401, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona

Sunday October 28, 2012, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Optical Pulse Propagation: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations, III
Room 301, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University
Moysey Brio, University of Arizona brio@math.arizona.edu
Karl Glasner, University of Arizona
Shankar Venkataramani, University of Arizona

Sunday October 28, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Comparison results for Ricci curvature.
Room 350, Modern Languages
Goufang Wei*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10855305)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Quantitative invariants in fourdimensional symplectic geometry.
Room 350, Modern Languages
Michael Hutchings*, University of California Berkeley
(10855702)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Analytical and Numerical Approaches in Nonlinear Systems: Collapses, Turbulence, Nonlinear Waves in Mathematics, Physics, and Biology, IV
Room 406, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Alexander Korotkevich, University of New Mexico alexkor@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Biological Systems, III
Room 402, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
Zoi Rapti, University of IIlinois at UrbanaChampaign zrapti@illinois.edu

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Geometrical Methods in Mechanical and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 303, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Vakhtang Putkaradze, Colorado State University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Tale of the Moving Head: How the Head chases the Eye.
Bijoy K. Ghosh*, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Indika Wijayasinghe, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
(108534209)

3:30 p.m.
Multibreather stability in KleinGordon Equations.
Zoi Rapti*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(108534189)

4:00 p.m.
The Construction and Analysis of Variational Integrators.
James Hall, University of California, San Diego
Melvin Leok*, University of California, San Diego
Tatiana Shingel, Jacobs University, Bremen
(108565199)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and qSeries, IV
Room 304, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Amanda Folsom, Yale University
Zachary Kent, Emory University

3:00 p.m.
A Problem of Zagier on Quadratic Polynomials and Continued Fractions.
Marie Jameson*, Emory University
(108511262)

3:30 p.m.
Improved bounds for $p$core partitions.
Jeremy Rouse, Wake Forest University
John J Webb*, Wake Forest University
(108511258)

4:00 p.m.
Towards a Complete Characterization of New Ramanujan Congruence Properties of the Restricted Partition Function $p(n,m)$.
J. Brandt Kronholm*, Juniata College
(108511217)

4:30 p.m.
Hypergeometric Functions over Finite Fields and Siegel Modular Forms.
Dermot McCarthy*, Texas A&M University
(108511204)

5:00 p.m.
Congruences of mock modular forms.
Scott D. Ahlgren, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Byungchan Kim*, Seoul National University of Science and Technology
(108511181)

5:30 p.m.
An application of modular forms to short random walks.
Jonathan M Borwein, University of Newcastle
Armin Straub*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
James Wan, University of Newcastle
Wadim Zudilin, University of Newcastle
(10853310)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, IV
Room 205, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Bin Cheng, Arizona State University bcheng2@asu.edu
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Motives, Algebraic Cycles, and Ktheory, IV
Room 201, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Deepam Patel, Indiana University, Bloomington patelde@indiana.edu
Ravindra Girivaru, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, IV
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Combinatorics, and Analysis, IV
Room 214, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz
Tim Huber, University of TexasPan American hubertj@utpa.edu
Robert Maier, University of Arizona
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