AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
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Spring Western Sectional Meeting
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
April 910, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1119
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday April 9, 2016

Saturday April 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building 
Saturday April 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building 
Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, I
Room 350, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Anna Puskás, University of Alberta puskas@ualberta.ca
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Paul Gunnells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

8:00 a.m.
On the local converse theorem for padic GLn.
Baiying Liu*, Institute for Advance Study
(11191161) 
8:30 a.m.
Multivariable RankinSelberg Integral for a product of twisted spinor L functions.
Joseph A Hundley*, SUNY Buffalo
Xin Shen, University of Toronto
(111911164) 
9:00 a.m.
Eisenstein series and Transfer of Plancherel measures.
Shiang Tang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
(111922107) 
9:30 a.m.
Zeros of modular forms of half integral weight.
Amanda Folsom, Amherst College
Paul Jenkins*, Brigham Young University
(11191179) 
10:00 a.m.
Eisenstein congruences and the JacquetLanglands correspondence.
Kimball Martin*, University of Oklahoma
(111911151) 
10:30 a.m.
Local Langlands conjecture for $p$adic $GSpin(4),$ $GSpin(6),$ and their inner forms.
Mahdi Asgari, Oklahoma State University
Kwangho Choiy*, Southern Illinois University
(11192275)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, I
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

8:00 a.m.
Rational sphere maps.
John P. D'Angelo*, Univ. of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(11193221) 
8:30 a.m.
Some Rigidity theorems for Harmonic functions and CR Harmonic map.
SongYing Li*, University of California, Irvine
Duong Ngoc Son, Texas A&M University at Qatar
(11193219) 
9:00 a.m.
Extensions of CR functions in ${\mathbb C}^n \times {\mathbb R}$.
Jiri Lebl*, Oklahoma State University
Alan Noell, Oklahoma State University
Sivaguru Ravisankar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(11193239) 
9:30 a.m.
Holomorphic isometries from the unit ball into the irreducible classical bounded symmetric domain.
Ming Xiao*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
(11193223) 
10:00 a.m.
The $Q^\prime$curvature in CR geometry.
Jeffrey S. Case*, Penn State University
(11193262) 
10:30 a.m.
Sums of CR functions from competing CR structures.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
Dusty Grundmeier, Harvard University
(111932231)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

8:00 a.m.
Discussion. 
8:30 a.m.
Schubert polynomials and slide polynomials.
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California
Dominic Searles*, University of Southern California
(111905129) 
9:00 a.m.
Quantum equivariant cohomology of Grassmannians via cyclic factorial Schur functions.
Kaisa Taipale*, University of Minnesota
Anna Bertiger, Boston, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Milicevic, Haverford College
(111905226) 
9:30 a.m.
Generalized Kostant polynomials.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
(111914172) 
10:00 a.m.
Galois groups of Schubert problems via symbolic computation.
Robert L Williams*, Texas A&M University
(111914199) 
10:30 a.m.
Choosing a good path for homotopy continuation.
Dan Bates*, Colorado State University
(111914111)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Adam Boocher, University of Utah boocher@math.utah.edu
Linquan Ma, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
BernsteinSato polynomials of generic matrices.
Andras Lorincz, University of Connecticut
Claudiu Raicu, University of Notre Dame
Uli Walther*, Purdue University
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(11191328) 
8:30 a.m.
Defining ideals of special fiber rings and birational morphisms of projective spaces.
Youngsu Kim*, University of California Riverside
Vivek Mukundan, Purdue University
(111913153) 
9:00 a.m.
The Betti Poset in monomial resolutions.
Sonja Mapes*, University of Notre Dame
Timothy Clark, Loyola University Maryland
(111913166) 
9:30 a.m.
Invertible sums of matrices.
Justin Chen*, University of California, Berkeley
(11191385) 
10:00 a.m.
Adams operations for matrix factorizations and a conjecture of Dao and Kurano.
Michael K Brown, University of Nebraska
Claudia Miller*, Syracuse University
Peder Thompson, University of Nebraska
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
(111913211) 
10:30 a.m.
The GabberCohen Theorem and the Homological Conjectures.
Paul C Roberts*, University of Utah
(11191382)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, I
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Ultrafilters and structural Ramsey theory.
Andy Zucker*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11193771) 
8:30 a.m.
Nonarchimedean abelian Polish groups and their actions.
Longyun Ding, Nankai University
Su Gao*, University of North Texas
(11190383) 
9:00 a.m.
Menger compacta and projective Fraïssé limits.
Aristotelis Panagiotopoulos*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111903136) 
9:30 a.m.
Automatic continuity for homeomorphism groups.
Kathryn Mann*, UC Berkeley
(11192296) 
10:00 a.m.
Potential cardinality for countable first order theories.
Douglas Ulrich, University of Maryland
Richard Rast*, University of Maryland
Michael C Laskowski, University of Maryland
(11190399) 
10:30 a.m.
The countable admissible ordinal equivalence relation.
William Chan*, California Institute of Technology
(111903112)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Characterization of pseudoAnosov homeomorphisms with vanishing SahArnouxFathi invariant.
Hieu Do, Oregon State University
Thomas A Schmidt*, Oregon State University
(11193798) 
9:00 a.m.
New families of pseudoAnosov homeomorphisms with vanishing SahArnouxFathi invariant.
Hieu Trung Do*, Oregon State University
(111937106) 
10:00 a.m.
Follower and extender set sequences of onedimensional shifts.
Thomas French*, University of Denver
(111937193)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Topological Phases of Matter, I
Room 214, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory paul.bruillard@pnnl.gov
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
On the classification of weakly integral modular categories.
SiuHung Ng*, Louisiana State University
(111920222) 
8:40 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:00 a.m.
Classifying low rank modular tensor categories.
Daniel Creamer*, Texas A&M University
(111918239) 
9:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:30 a.m.
Enumeration of SelfDual, Multiplicity 1, Fusion Rings from a Graphical Perspective.
Stephen J. Young*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Kathleen Nowak, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(111905230) 
9:50 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:00 a.m.
The sixteenfold way.
Tobias Hagge*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
César Galindo, Universad de los Andes
Richard Ng, Louisiana State University
Julia Yael Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Research Station Q and University of California Santa Barbara
(111918251) 
10:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:30 a.m.
Nondegenerate quotients of pivotal tensor categories.
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Henry Tucker*, University of Southern California
(111918256) 
10:50 a.m.
Discussion.

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, I
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Octonionic belt tricks.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11195748) 
9:00 a.m.
Quantum logic revisited.
Samuel J. Lomonaco*, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
(111981192) 
9:30 a.m.
Transforming structures into structures.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Wasdhington University
(111903117) 
10:00 a.m.
Complexity of isomorphisms for certain classes of infinite graphs.
Hakim J. Walker*, The George Washington University
(111903137) 
10:30 a.m.
Semifields antiisomorphic to themselves.
Gregory Peter Wene*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
(11191765)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Structure and Emergent Properties of Biological Networks, I
Room 215, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Fred Adler, University of Utah
Katrina Johnson, University of Utah
Anna Miller, University of Utah amiller@math.utah.edu
Laura Strube, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Network approaches to the dynamics of biochemical reaction systems.
Matthew D Johnston*, San Jose State University
(11199287) 
8:40 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:00 a.m.
Identifying multistationary reaction networks.
Badal Joshi*, California State University San Marcos
Anne Shiu, Texas A&M University
(111934125) 
9:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:30 a.m.
Identification of dynamical structure functions: a systems theoretic approach to network reconstruction.
Vasu N Chetty*, Brigham Young University
(111993236) 
9:55 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:00 a.m.
Revealing emergent biological structures through model reduction.
Mark K Transtrum*, Brigham Young University
(111992210) 
10:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:30 a.m.
Efficient methods of abstraction of stochastic genetic circuit models.
Chris J Myers*, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah
(11199259) 
10:55 a.m.
Discussion.

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, I
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Tom Alberts, University of Utah alberts@math.utah.edu
Arjun Krishnan, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Can one hear the shape of a random walk?
Eviatar B Procaccia*, Texas A&M University
(11196058) 
9:00 a.m.
Nonfixation for Activated Random Walk on the Line.
Riddhipratim Basu*, Stanford University
Shirshendu Ganguly, University of Washington
Christopher Hoffman, University of Washington
(111960128) 
9:30 a.m.
Large deviations in exponential random graphs.
Mei Yin*, University of Denver
(11196035) 
10:00 a.m.
BakSneppen backwards.
Mackenzie Simper*, University of Utah
Tom Alberts, University of Utah
Ga Yeong Lee, Caltech
(111960132) 
10:30 a.m.
Werner's measure on selfavoiding loops and representations of the Virasoro algebra.
Angel Chavez*, Pomona College
Doug Pickrell, University of Arizona
(11196018)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 306, Alfred Emery Building

8:30 a.m.
Counting Schur Rings over Cyclic Groups.
Andrew F Misseldine*, Southern Utah University
(11192017) 
8:45 a.m.
Finite groups which act freely on smooth Schoen 3folds.
Tolga Karayayla*, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara/Turkey
(11191429) 
9:00 a.m.
An application of Z transform in pharmacokinetics.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Fred Kashefi, University of Texas at Arlington
(11193924) 
9:15 a.m.
Engaging the introverted learner: the GillespieBarron Introverted Learner Model.
Terry L. Barron*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(11199715) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the smallest quadrilateral containing a convex disc.
Joseph T Lee*, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
(11195268) 
9:45 a.m.
A combinatorial proof for the rankunimodality of poset order ideals.
Kevin Rao*, Texas Mathworks at Texas State University
Hans Li, Texas Mathworks at Texas State University
William Liu, Texas Mathworks at Texas State University
(11190536) 
10:00 a.m.
Commutative Schur rings over symmetric groups.
Stephen Humphries*, Brigham Young University
(11192022) 
10:15 a.m.
The subregular part of Lusztig's Asymptotic Hecke Algebra.
Tianyuan Xu*, University of Oregon
(111916154) 
10:30 a.m.
The weight distribution of the selfdual [128,64] polarity design code.
Vladimir D Tonchev*, Michigan Technological University
(111994163) 
10:45 a.m.
Partial state reachability of linear systems connected in series.
Paul A Fuhrmann*, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
(11199314)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

9:00 a.m.
Versions of Schubert and Grothendieck polynomials for symmetric orbit closures.
Benjamin J. Wyser*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111905188) 
9:30 a.m.
Resonance in orbits of plane partitions and increasing tableaux.
Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois, Urbana  Champaign
Jessica Striker*, North Dakota State University
(111905200) 
10:00 a.m.
Coincidental types, $K$theoretic Schubert calculus, and bijections of plane partitions.
Zachary Hamaker, IMA/University of Minnesota
Rebecca Patrias, University of Minnesota
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Nathan Williams, LaCIM, Université du Québec à Montréal
(11190592)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry (association with the Erdős Lecture by Ravi Vakil), I
Room 310, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah schwede@math.utah.edu

9:00 a.m.
On the tautological ring of the moduli space of K3 surfaces.
Dragos Oprea*, UC San Diego
(11191445) 
10:00 a.m.
Derived categories of canonical covers of bielliptic and Enriques surfaces in positive characteristic.
Katrina Honigs*, University of Utah
(111914108)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graph Theory, I
Room 360, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Mike Picollelli, California State University San Marcos

9:00 a.m.
HananiTutte for radial planarity.
Radoslav Fulek, IST Austria
Michael J Pelsmajer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Marcus Schaefer, DePaul University
(111905241) 
9:30 a.m.
Coloring squares of planar graphs.
Jennifer Diemunsch, St. Vincent College
Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver
Sogol Jahanbekam*, University of Colorado Denver
Brent Thomas, University of Colorado Denver
(111905133) 
10:00 a.m.
Smallest graphs with given generalized Quaternion Automorphism Group.
LindseyKay Lauderdale*, The University of Texas at Tyler
Christina Graves, The University of Texas at Tyler
Stephen J Graves, The University of Texas at Tyler
(111905198) 
10:30 a.m.
Possible matrix representations of connected graph flow spaces.
Derek Hoeft*, California State University, San Marcos
Shahed Sharif, California State University, San Marcos
(111905203)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, I
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Motion of a droplet for the stochastic massconserving AllenCahn equation.
D. C. Antonopoulou, University of Chester
P. W. Bates*, Michigan State University
D. Blomker, Universitat Augsburg
G. D. Karali, University of Crete
(111935185) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonlocal PDEs and NonGaussian Stochastic Dynamics.
Jinqiao Duan*, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
(111937179)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic heat equation driven by a rough timefractional noise.
Le Chen, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
Kamran Kalbasi, University of Warwick
David Nualart*, University of Kansas
(11196090) 
9:30 a.m.
Scaling limits of fluctuations in stochastic homogenization.
Yu Gu*, Stanford University
JeanChristophe Mourrat, ENS Lyon
(11196016) 
10:00 a.m.
On unique ergodicity for nonlinear SPDEs.
Nathan E GlattHoltz, Virginia Tech
Jonathan C Mattingly, Duke University
Geordie Richards*, University of Rochester
(111960207) 
10:30 a.m.
The boundary of the support of superBrownian motion.
Carl Mueller*, University of Rochester
Leonid Mytnik, The Technion
Edwin Perkins, University of British Columbia
(11196069)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Symmetries of algebraic varieties.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
James McKernan*, UCSD
(111914237) 
Saturday April 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
An introduction to quasisymmetric Schur functions.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
Stephanie van Willigenburg*, University of British Columbia
(11190512) 
Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

3:00 p.m.
A noncommutative geometric LittlewoodRichardson rule.
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Vasu Tewari*, University of Washington, Seattle
Steph van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia
(11190584) 
4:00 p.m.
A skein action of the symmetric group on noncrossing partitions.
Brendon Rhoades*, University of California, San Diego
(11190572) 
4:30 p.m.
Enumeration of parabolic double cosets for coxeter groups.
Sara Billey*, University of Washington
Matjaz Konvalinka, University of Ljubljana
T. Kyle Petersen, DePaul University
William Slofstra, University of Waterloo
Bridget Tenner, DePaul University
(11190593)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry (association with the Erdős Lecture by Ravi Vakil), II
Room 310, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah schwede@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Monodromy and Log Geometry.
Piotr Achinger*, Polish Academy of Sciences
Arthur Ogus, UC Berkeley
(111914169) 
4:00 p.m.
Automorphisms of blowups and the dynamical MordellLang conjecture.
Daniel Litt*, Columbia University
(111914103) 
5:00 p.m.
Singularities of secant varieties.
ChihChi Chou, University of Washington
Lei Song*, University of Kansas
(111914127)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, II
Room 350, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Anna Puskás, University of Alberta puskas@ualberta.ca
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Paul Gunnells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

3:00 p.m.
A useful integral representation of the $GL(n)$ Whittaker function.
Dorian Goldfeld, Columbia University
Michael Woodbury*, University of Cologne
(111911247) 
3:30 p.m.
Fourier coefficients for Theta representations on covers of general linear groups.
Yuanqing Cai*, Boston College
(11191150) 
4:00 p.m.
On $p$parts of Weyl group multiple Dirichlet series.
Holley Friedlander*, Dickinson College
(111911146) 
4:30 p.m.
DemazureLusztig operators, metaplectic IwahoriWhittaker functions and crystals.
Anna Puskas*, University of Alberta
(111911101) 
5:00 p.m.
Whittaker functions and Demazure characters.
KyuHwan Lee*, University of Connecticut
Cristian Lenart, University of New York at Albany
Dongwen Liu, Zhejiang University
(11190546)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, II
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Two open problems concerning compactness in the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann problem.
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A&M University
(111932243) 
3:30 p.m.
On unique continuation for CR mappings.
Shif Berhanu*, Temple University
Jorge Hounie, University of Sao Carlos
(111932102) 
4:00 p.m.
Isolated CR singularities of real threefolds in $\mathbb{C}^3$.
Adam Coffman*, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
(111932168) 
4:30 p.m.
On torsion and cotorsion of differentials over complete intersection rings.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Sophia Vassiliadou*, Georgetown University
(111932216) 
5:00 p.m.
Compactness of Hankel and the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann operators on Hartogs domains in $\mathbb{C}^2$.
Yunus E. Zeytuncu*, University of MichiganDearborn
Sönmez Şahutoğlu, University of Toledo
(11193278)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

3:00 p.m.
The Waldschmidt constant for squarefree monomial ideals.
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(11191376) 
3:30 p.m.
Positive Semidefinite Rank and Nested Spectrahedra.
Kaie Kubjas, Aalto University
Elina Robeva*, UC Berkeley
Richard Z Robinson, Microsoft
(111990114) 
4:00 p.m.
Singular vectors of tensors.
Elina Robeva, UC Berkeley
Anna L Seigal*, UC Berkeley
(111915118) 
4:30 p.m.
Principal minor ideals with matroid theory.
Ashley K. Wheeler*, University of Arkansas
(111913234) 
5:00 p.m.
The internal zonotopal algebra of the dual type B reflection arrangement.
Andrew Berget*, Western Washington University
(111905202)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Adam Boocher, University of Utah boocher@math.utah.edu
Linquan Ma, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
The Fsplitting ratio of a toric variety.
Milena Hering*, Unviersity of Edinburgh
Kevin Tucker, University of Illinois Chicago
(111913159) 
3:30 p.m.
Frobenius powers of ideals in regular rings.
Emily E. Witt, University of Kansas
Pedro Teixeira, Knox College
Daniel J Hernández*, University of Kansas
(111913235) 
4:00 p.m.
Local cohomology and connectivity in mixed characteristic.
Daniel J. Hernández, University of Kansas
Luis NúñezBetancourt, University of Virginia
Felipe Pérez, Georgia State University
Emily E. Witt*, University of Kansas
(111913232) 
4:30 p.m.
Injective dimension of Ffinite Fmodules.
Wenliang Zhang*, University of Illinois
(111913219) 
5:00 p.m.
Separating sets for actions of tori.
Emilie Dufresne, University of Oxford
Jack Jeffries*, University of Michigan
(111913149)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, II
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

3:00 p.m.
Locally Roelcke precompact Polish groups.
Joseph Zielinski*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111903184) 
3:30 p.m.
The Lusky simplex.
Martino Lupini*, California Institute of Technology
(11190366) 
4:00 p.m.
Time change equivalence of multidimensional flows.
Konstantin Slutsky*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111903124) 
4:30 p.m.
A completeness result in the difference hierarchy.
Konstantinos A. Beros*, University of North Texas
(111903174) 
5:00 p.m.
Characterizing properties of and relations between rank1 transformations.
Aaron Hill*, University of Louisville
(111903259)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

3:00 p.m.
Counting saddle connections whose holonomies lie in a strip.
Benjamin Dozier*, Stanford University
(111937221) 
4:00 p.m.
Selfinduced systems.
Fabien Durand, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne
Nicholas Ormes*, University of Denver
Samuel Petite, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne
(111937173) 
5:00 p.m.
Intrinsic stability of timedelayed dynamical networks and multidimensional systems.
Ben Webb*, Brigham Young University
(11193763)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graph Theory, II
Room 360, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Mike Picollelli, California State University San Marcos

3:00 p.m.
The matchingnumber process.
Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
Benny Sudakov, ETH Zurich
(111905160) 
3:30 p.m.
The independent neighborhoods process.
Tom Bohman, CMU
Dhruv Mubayi, UIC
Mike Picollelli*, Cal State San Marcos
(111905248) 
4:00 p.m.
Hypergraph Turan numbers via Lagrangians.
Tao Jiang*, Miam University
(111905110) 
4:30 p.m.
Rainbow arithmetic progressions.
Steve Butler*, Iowa State University
(111905109) 
5:00 p.m.
The RamseyTurán problem with small independence number.
Patrick Bennett*, Western Michigan University
(111905250)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, II
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Measurable solutions to evolution inclusions.
Kenneth L. Kuttler*, Brigham Young University
(11193553) 
4:00 p.m.
The stochastic Boussinesq equations and applications in turbulent convection.
Nathan E GlattHoltz*, Virginia Tech
(111935178) 
5:00 p.m.
On invariant Gibbs measures for generalized KdV.
Tadahiro Oh, University of Edinburgh
Geordie Richards*, University of Rochester
Laurent Thomann, University of Lorraine
(111935209)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, II
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
A few problems in knot theory or motivated by knot theory.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(111957214) 
4:00 p.m.
Periodic surfaceknots and quandle extensions.
Seung Yeop Yang*, The George Washington University
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
(111957148) 
4:30 p.m.
From Gaussian polynomials to plucking polynomials.
Zhiyun Cheng, Beijing Normal University, The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee*, The George Washington University
Józef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
Xiao Wang, The George Washington University
Seung Yeop Yang, The George Washington University
(111954123) 
5:00 p.m.
Strict unimodality of plucking polynomials of rooted trees.
Zhiyun Cheng, Beijing Normal University and The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee, The George Washington University
Józef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University and University of Gdańsk
Xiao Wang*, The George Washington University
Seung Yeop Yang, The George Washington University
(111957161)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Structure and Emergent Properties of Biological Networks, II
Room 215, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Fred Adler, University of Utah
Katrina Johnson, University of Utah
Anna Miller, University of Utah amiller@math.utah.edu
Laura Strube, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
Understanding how cells respond to pathogens  mathematical modeling of a biological system.
A Hoffmann*, UCLA
(111992258) 
3:40 p.m.
Discussion. 
4:00 p.m.
A mathematical model of translational regulation by the integrated stress response.
Laura F Strube*, University of Utah, Mathematics Department
Frederick R Adler, University of Utah, Mathematics Department
(111992225) 
4:20 p.m.
Discussion. 
4:30 p.m.
A modular perspective of the evolution of the p53 network.
Hari Sivakumar*, University of California Santa Barbara
Stephen Proulx, University of California Santa Barbara
Joao Hespanha, University of California Santa Barbara
(11193767) 
4:50 p.m.
Discussion. 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, II
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Tom Alberts, University of Utah alberts@math.utah.edu
Arjun Krishnan, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
Random polymers and $q$deformed RSK algorithms.
Konstantin Matveev*, Harvard University
Leonid Petrov, University of Virginia
(111960215) 
4:00 p.m.
Chemical distance in 2d percolation.
Jack Hanson*, City College of NY, CUNY
(111960162) 
5:00 p.m.
Dynamics of order positions and related queues in a limit order book.
Xin Guo, University of CaliforniaBerkeley
Zhao Ruan, University of CaliforniaBerkeley
Lingjiong Zhu*, Florida State University
(11196052)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
Density of parabolic Anderson field.
Yaozhong Hu*, University of Kansas
Khoa Le, University of Calgary
(111960260) 
3:30 p.m.
Large deviations for a stochastic Kortewegde Vries equation with additive noise.
Chia Ying Lee, AIR Worldwide Insurance
Leila Setayeshgar*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Providence College
(11196011) 
4:00 p.m.
Time discrete approximation of weak solutions for stochastic equations of geophysical fluid dynamics.
Chuntian Wang*, University of California, Los Angeles
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Roger Temam, Indiana University Bloomington
(11193513) 
4:30 p.m.
Rough conservation laws.
Samy Tindel*, Purdue University
(11196038)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 306, Alfred Emery Building

3:00 p.m.
Comparing search directions in infeasible Newton's Method for Weighted Analytic Center for Linear Matrix Inequalities.
Shafiu Jibrin*, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
(11199031) 
3:30 p.m.
Impartial avoidance and achievement games For generating finite groups.
Bret Benesh, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Dana Ernst, Northern Arizona University
Nándor Sieben*, Northern Arizona University
(111920139) 
3:45 p.m.
Volterra and Fredholm integral equations for functions with values in Lspaces.
Vira Babenko*, The University of Utah
(111945141) 
4:00 p.m.
Composition Operators on Weighted Hilbert Spaces.
Waleed AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(11194781) 
4:15 p.m.
Counting Schur Rings over Cyclic Groups.
Andrew F. Misseldine*, Southern Utah University
(11192089) 
4:30 p.m.
A fourcompartment stochastic differential equation model of a stock market.
Eka Oche Ogbaji*, Federal University Wukari,Wukari
E.S Onah, University of Agriculture Makurdi
(11196088) 
4:45 p.m.
Idempotent algebras with semigroup operations.
Yuri Movsisyan*, Yerevan State University
(111908144) 
5:00 p.m.
Sufficient condition for Strassen's additivity conjecture for Waring rank.
Zach Teitler*, Boise State University
(111913126) 
5:15 p.m.
The Relationship between the Topological Properties and Common Modal Logics.
Bing Xu*, California State University, Fresno
(111903252)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 9, 2016, 6:05 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Cutting and pasting in (algebraic) geometry.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford University
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(111914242) 
Saturday April 9, 2016, 7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reception for the Erdős Lecture
All are welcome.
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building
Sunday April 10, 2016

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building 
Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
1st Floor Lobby, Aline W Skaggs Building 
Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, III
Room 350, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Anna Puskás, University of Alberta puskas@ualberta.ca
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Paul Gunnells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

8:00 a.m.
Categorifying $U_q(sl_2)$ representations via blocks of modular representations for $sl_m$.
Vinoth Nandakumar*, University of Utah
Gufang Zhao, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(111922143) 
8:30 a.m.
Mirabolic quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
Daniele Rosso*, University of California, Riverside
(111917201) 
9:00 a.m.
The Free Fermionic Bialgebra.
Valentin Buciumas*, Stanford University
(111920121) 
9:30 a.m.
Ice diagrams and Hamiltonians.
Ben Brubaker, University of Minnesota
Andrew Schultz*, Wellesley College
(111905138) 
10:00 a.m.
Rigged configurations and $B(\infty)$.
Ben Salisbury*, Central Michigan University
Travis Scrimshaw, University of Minnesota
(111905130) 
10:30 a.m.
Compression and combinatorial formulas for Koornwinder polynomials.
Cristian Lenart, SUNY Albany
Daniel Orr*, Virginia Tech
Mark Shimozono, Virginia Tech
(111905177)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, III
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

8:00 a.m.
Umbilical points on perturbations of the sphere in $\mathbb C^2$.
Peter Ebenfelt*, University of California, San Diego
(111932165) 
8:30 a.m.
Submanifolds of the unit ball in ${\mathbb{C}}^n$ and vectorvalued automorphic forms.
Tatyana Barron*, University of Western Ontario
(11193237) 
9:00 a.m.
Volume preserving for holomorphic maps between HSS of compact type.
Hanlong Fang, Rutgers University at New Brunswick
Xiaojun Huang*, Rutgers University at New Brunswick
Ming Xiao, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11193232) 
9:30 a.m.
$L^2$ technique and its applications.
Yih Sung*, Purdue University
(111932115) 
10:00 a.m.
Unique extension problem of plurisubharmonic functions to Lelong class.
Muhamed A Alan*, Syracuse University
(111932240) 
10:30 a.m.
Universality for zeros of random holomorphic sections.
Turgay Bayraktar*, Syracuse University
(111932116)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

8:00 a.m.
Staircase diagrams and the enumeration of smooth Schubert varieties.
Edward Richmond*, Oklahoma State University
William Slofstra, University of Waterloo
(111905223) 
8:30 a.m.
Toric matrix Schubert varieties.
Laura Escobar*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Karola Mészáros, Cornell University
(11190577) 
9:00 a.m.
Puzzles and equivariant $K$theory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11190591) 
9:30 a.m.
Transitions for involution Schubert polynomials.
Zachary Hamaker, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Eric Marberg, Stanford University
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Michigan
(111905244) 
10:00 a.m.
MarsSpringer subvarieties of symmetric orbit closures and interval pattern combinatorics.
Alexander Woo, University of Idaho
Benjamin J. Wyser*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111914186) 
10:30 a.m.
The LusztigVogan bijection.
Peter E Trapa*, University of utah
(111922217)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Adam Boocher, University of Utah boocher@math.utah.edu
Linquan Ma, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Gorenstein rings with Extremal Betti numbers.
Ben Richert*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(111913195) 
8:30 a.m.
Commutative algebra of generalized permutohedra.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Texas at Austin
(111905176) 
9:00 a.m.
Polytopal resolutions of StanleyReisner ideals of polytopes.
Alexander Engström*, Aalto University
(111913224) 
9:30 a.m.
Symbolic powers of prime ideals (preliminary report).
Eloísa Grifo*, University of Virginia
(111913134) 
10:00 a.m.
Centers of endomorphism rings of modules.
Haydee Lindo*, University of Utah
(111913212) 
10:30 a.m.
Binomial edge ideals and graph connectivity.
Arindam Banerjee, Purdue University
Luis NunezBetancourt*, University of Virginia
(111913155)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, III
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Logic and high homogeneity of the pseudoarc.
Slawomir Solecki*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Todor Tsankov, University of Paris 7
(111903257) 
8:30 a.m.
Topological conjugacy of Toeplitz subshifts.
Marcin Sabok*, McGill University
(111903205) 
9:00 a.m.
Uniform and coarse embeddings.
Bruno de Mendonça Braga*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111946194) 
9:30 a.m.
Oneended subforests and treeability.
Clinton T Conley*, Carnegie Mellon University
(111903246) 
10:00 a.m.
Recent results in the combinatorics of Abelian group actions.
Stephen C Jackson*, University of North Texas
Ed Krohne, University of North Texas
Su Gao, University of North Texas
Brandon Seward, Hebrew University
(111903180) 
10:30 a.m.
LópezEscobar's theorem and metric structures.
Samuel Coskey*, Boise State University
(111903122)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
A new characterization for elements of a Veech Group.
Brandon Edwards*, Oregon State University
(11193726) 
9:00 a.m.
Logarithm laws for unipotent flows.
Jayadev Siddhanta Athreya*, University of Washington
Gregory Margulis, Yale University
(11193727) 
10:00 a.m.
Dimension calculation for an invariant measure supported on a subfractal.
Elizabeth Sattler*, North Dakota State University
(11193747)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Topological Phases of Matter, II
Room 214, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory paul.bruillard@pnnl.gov
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
The current state of the property F conjecture.
Eric C. Rowell*, Texas A&M University
(11191886) 
8:40 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:00 a.m.
Towards finiteness for mapping class group representations from grouptheoretical categories.
Paul Gustafson*, Texas A&M University
(111955142) 
9:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:30 a.m.
Lowdimensional representations of the three component loop braid group.
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Liang Chang, Texas A&M University
SeungMoon Hong, University of Toledo
Julia Plavnik*, Texas A&M University
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University
Michael Sun, Mathematisches Institut der Universitat Munster, Germany
(111916254) 
9:50 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:00 a.m.
A classification of $\mathfrak{sl}_3$ relations in the Witt group of nondegenerate braided fusion categories.
Andrew Schopieray*, University of Oregon
(11191833) 
10:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:30 a.m.
Geometric invariants for fusion categories.
Matthew Titsworth*, University of Texas at Dallas
Tobias Hagge, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(111918218) 
10:50 a.m.
Discussion.

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

8:00 a.m.
nonautonomous perturbation and chaotic behavior.
Ji Li*, Michigan State University
(111934167) 
9:00 a.m.
Long time dynamics of a simplified Boussinesq model.
Jared P Whitehead*, Brigham Young University
(111935238) 
10:00 a.m.
SRB measures for a class of partially hyperbolic attractors in Hilbert spaces.
Zeng Lian, Sichuan University
Peidong Liu, Peking University
Kening Lu*, Brigham Young University
(111937228)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, III
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
What do the Golden Ratio and a crescent moon have in common?
Igor Szczyrba*, University of Northern Colorado
(11191140) 
8:30 a.m.
Particle size distributions from angular light scattering data.
Martin M Schauer*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
William T Buttler, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
Shabnam Monfared, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
Daniel Sorenson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Physics Division
Daniel Frayer, National Security Technologies, Los Alamos Operations
Brandon Lalone, National Security Technologies, Special Technologiews Lab
Gerald Stevens, National Security Technologies, Special Technologies Lab
William Turley, National Security Technologies,Special Technologies Lab
(11197064) 
9:00 a.m.
Radiographic assessment from static object measurements using a sensitivity study.
James L Carroll*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(111968229) 
9:30 a.m.
Uncertainty analysis in signal detection.
Michal Odyniec*, NST
(11194660) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of calibration targets used to infer radiographic spot size.
Jennifer L Schei*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Christopher D Tomkins, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(111965104) 
10:30 a.m.
On topology, geometry, and condensed matter.
Robert Owczarek*, University of New Mexico
(111982135)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, III
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Tom Alberts, University of Utah alberts@math.utah.edu
Arjun Krishnan, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Hierarchical Branching Processes.
Yevgeniy Kovchegov*, Oregon State University
Ilya Zaliapin, University of Nevada Reno
(11196097) 
9:00 a.m.
Zeros of random $p$adic polynomials.
Christopher D Sinclair*, University of Oregon
(111960170) 
9:30 a.m.
Eigenvectors of random matrices.
Sean D O'Rourke*, University of Colorado Boulder
Van Vu, Yale University
Ke Wang, Cal Tech
(11196043) 
10:00 a.m.
Transition densities and trace estimates for a broad class of Lévy processes.
Krzysztof Bogdan, Wrocław University of Technology
Bartłomiej Siudeja*, University of Oregon
(11196044) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry (association with the Erdős Lecture by Ravi Vakil), III
Room 310, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah schwede@math.utah.edu

8:30 a.m.
Hodge groups of Hodge structures with Hodge numbers $(n,0, ... ,0,n)$.
Laure Flapan*, University of California Los Angeles
(1119149) 
9:00 a.m.
Further counterexamples to the integral Hodge conjecture.
Arnav Tripathy*, Stanford Math
(111914249) 
10:00 a.m.
Extremality of Weierstrass points on genustwo curves.
Dawei Chen, Boston College
Nicola Tarasca*, University of Utah
(111914150)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graph Theory, III
Room 360, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Mike Picollelli, California State University San Marcos

8:30 a.m.
Polychromatic colorings of the hypercube.
Michael Young*, Iowa State University
(11190580) 
9:00 a.m.
A path Turan problem for infinite graphs.
Craig Timmons*, California State University Sacramento
Xing Peng, Center for Applied Mathematics, Tianjin University
(11190554) 
9:30 a.m.
Counting subgraphs in $F$free graphs.
Cory Palmer*, University of Montana
Daniel Gerbner, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
(111905191) 
10:00 a.m.
A refinement of theorems on chorded cycles.
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Michael Santana*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Elyse Yeager, University of British Columbia
(11190542) 
10:30 a.m.
Cycles in $k$chromatic graphs.
Jacques A Verstraete*, University of California, San Diego
Kostochka Alexandr, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Benny Sudakov, ETH Zurich
(11190530)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

9:00 a.m.
Hultman elements for finite reflection groups.
Alexander K Woo*, University of Idaho
(111905245) 
9:30 a.m.
The Betti numbers of parabolic Hessenberg varieties.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College
(111905197) 
10:00 a.m.
A SchurWeyllike construction of $L(k^N)$ for the DAHA.
David Jordan, U of Edinburgh
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(11190573)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

9:00 a.m.
Pathwise localization in the Anderson polymer model.
Michael C Cranston*, Irvine
(111960220) 
9:30 a.m.
Homogenization of Brinkman flows in heterogeneous dynamic media.
Hakima Bessaih*, University of Wyoming
Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University
Florian Maris, KAUST
(11196049) 
10:00 a.m.
Propagation of high moments for parabolic Anderson model.
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah
Khoa Le*, University of Calgary
David Nualart, University of Kansas
(111960213) 
10:30 a.m.
Weak extinction versus global exponential growth of total mass for SPDE's and superBrownian motions.
Janos G. Englander*, University of Colorado Boulder
Renming Song, University of Illionis Urbana Champaign
Yanxia Ren, Beijing University, PR of China
(11196020)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
From Whittaker functions to Quantum Groups.
AWS 220, Aline W Skaggs Building
Daniel Bump*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
(111981105) 
Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV
Room 340, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Stephanie van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia

2:00 p.m.
Braid moves in commutation classes of the symmetric group.
Anne Schilling*, Department of Mathematics, UC Davis
Nicolas M Thiery, Universite Paris Sud
Graham White, Stanford
Nathan Williams, LaCIM, Montreal
(11190541) 
3:00 p.m.
A lattice of maximal chains of the Tamari lattice.
Luke E Nelson*, Arizona State University
(111906113) 
3:30 p.m.
Crystal structure of certain PBW bases.
Ben Salisbury*, Central Michigan University
Adam Schultze, University at Albany, SUNY
Peter Tingley, Loyola University of Chicago
(111905131) 
4:00 p.m.
Monotone walks on the symmetric groups.
Jonathan Novak*, University of California, San Diego
(11190570)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, IV
Room 208, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University
Yuan Zhang, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne zhangyu@ipfw.edu

2:00 p.m.
$L^2$ estimates on noncomplete Kähler manifolds.
Zhiqin Lu, University of California, Irvine
Hang Xu*, University of California, Irvine
(111953158) 
2:30 p.m.
Classification of solutions to Toda systems of types C and B with singular sources.
Zhaohu Nie*, Utah State University
(111935171)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 320, Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University
Alex Woo, University of Idaho

2:00 p.m.
The settheoretic complete intersection property of some subspace arrangements.
Stefan O Tohaneanu*, University of Idaho
(11195274) 
2:30 p.m.
The Chow form of the essential variety in computer vision.
Gunnar Fløystad, University of Bergen
Joe Kileel*, UC Berkeley
Giorgio Ottaviani, University of Florence
(111914120) 
3:00 p.m.
The multidegree polytope of an irreducible subvariety of product of projective spaces.
Federico Castillo*, UC Davis
Binglin Li, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Naizhen Zhang, Universidade Federal Fluminense
(111914157) 
3:30 p.m.
On uniruledness of hypersurfaces.
Yuan Wang*, University of Utah
(11191457) 
4:00 p.m.
Chern classes and GromovWitten invariants of projective bundles.
Honglu Fan*, University of Utah
(11191456)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Descriptive Set Theory and its Applications, IV
Room 120, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Christian Rosendal, University of Illinois at Chicago rosendal.math@gmail.com
Alexander Kechris, California Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Weak containment rigidity for distal actions.
Robin D TuckerDrob*, Texas A&M University
(111937208) 
2:30 p.m.
The quasiisometry relation for finitely generated groups.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(111903147) 
3:00 p.m.
Furstenberg entropy and weak equivalence.
Peter Burton*, California Institute of Technology
Martino Lupini, California Institute of Technology
Omer Tamuz, California Institute of Technology
(111937152) 
3:30 p.m.
Jump operations for Borel graphs.
Andrew Marks*, UCLA
(111903206) 
4:00 p.m.
The complexity of the classification problem of continua.
Cheng Chang*, University of North Texas
Su Gao, University of North Texas
(11190334) 
4:30 p.m.
The External Ultrapower of HOD via $W^1_1$.
Cody Robert Dance*, University of North Texas
(111903182) 
5:00 p.m.
Jónsson Properties for nonordinal sets under the axiom of determinacy.
Jared K Holshouser*, University of North Texas
(111903119)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Yiannis Konstantoulas, University of Utah ykonstant@gmail.com

2:00 p.m.
Lcut conjecture and noninjectivity of AbelFranks map.
Jaroslaw Kwapisz*, Montana State University
(111937196) 
3:00 p.m.
Almost specification and intrinsic ergodicity for subshifts.
Ronnie Pavlov*, University of Denver
(111937175) 
4:00 p.m.
Existence of symmetric singular periodic brake orbits in fully symmetric planar four body problem.
Ammon SI Lam*, Brigham Young University
Lennard F Bakker, Brigham Young University
(111937140) 
4:30 p.m.
Block conjugacy of irreducible toral automorphisms.
Lennard F Bakker*, Brigham Young University
Pedro Martins Rodrigues, Instituto Superior Technico
(111937100)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Topological Phases of Matter, III
Room 214, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory paul.bruillard@pnnl.gov
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University

2:00 p.m.
Bulkedge Correspondence in 2D Topological Phases of Matter.
Zhenghan Wang*, Microsoft Research Station Q and Dept. of Math., UCSB.
(11198295) 
2:40 p.m.
Discussion. 
3:00 p.m.
Aspects of symmetries in threedimensional topological phases of matter.
Meng Cheng*, Microsoft Research Station Q
(111918255) 
3:20 p.m.
Discussion. 
3:30 p.m.
Conformal nets and unitary fusion categories.
Marcel Bischoff*, Vanderbilt University
(11198194) 
3:50 p.m.
Discussion. 
4:00 p.m.
Categories generated by a trivalent vertex.
Scott Morrison, Australian National University
Emily Peters*, Loyola University Chicago
Noah Snyder, Indiana University
(111918227) 
4:20 p.m.
Discussion. 
4:30 p.m.
Categorified trace for module tensor categories over braided tensor categories.
Andre Henriques, University of Oxford
David Penneys*, University of California, Los Angeles
James Tener, University of California, Santa Barbara
(111918190) 
4:50 p.m.
Discussion.

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, IV
Room 205, William Stewart Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and UNM, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

2:00 p.m.
Affine space with nonreciprocal vectors and the mass centre for the finite light speed.
Zbigniew Oziewicz*, Universidad Nacional Autonomy de Mexico, Facultad de Estudios Superiors Cuautitlan
(11195155) 
3:00 p.m.
Celestial sphere, spinors and relativistic composition of velocities.
Jerzy Kocik*, Southern Illinois University
(111983156) 
3:30 p.m.
Control of a flexible chimney under wind loading.
Michael Chi, University of Alberta
François GayBalmaz, CNRS and Ecole Normale Supérieure
Vakhtang Putkaradze, University of Alberta
Nima Fathi, University of New Mexico
Peter Vorobieff*, University of New Mexico
(111949187) 
4:00 p.m.
Differential equations of smooth loops with the S. Lie approach.
Larissa V. Sbitneva*, Morelos State University, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
(111920204) 
4:30 p.m.
Nuclear fusion study of a semiempirical equation.
Hanna E. Makaruk*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
James R. Langenbrunner, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(11198525) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

2:00 p.m.

Sunday April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Jingyu Huang, University of Utah huangjy@ku.edu
Davar Khosnevisan, University of Utah

2:00 p.m.
Free energy in a mean field of Brownian particles.
Xia Chen*, University of Tennessee
Tuoc Phan, University of Tennessee
(111960145) 
2:30 p.m.
Intermittency properties for a class of SPDEs driven by fractional noise.
Daniel Conus*, Lehigh University
(111960189) 
3:00 p.m.
Regularity and positivity of densities for the stochastic (fractional) heat equation.
Le Chen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
David Nualart, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
(111960183)

2:00 p.m.
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