Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Saturday, January 17, 2015 03:30:11
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
January 1013, 2015 (Saturday  Tuesday)
Meeting #1106
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs

Saturday January 10, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, I
Room 004, Convention Center
Organizers:
Darren A Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Spiral Knot Determinants.
Seong Ju Kim, James Madison University
Ryan Stees*, James Madison University
Laura Taalman, James Madison University
(1106551247) 
8:30 a.m.
On the Structure of Minimal $4(2k+1)$orbits of the Continuous Endomorphisms on the Real Line and Universality in Chaos.
Rashad U. Abdulla*, University of Pennsylvania
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Batul Kanawati, California State University of Long Beach
Anders Ruden, University of Redlands.CA
(110637115) 
9:00 a.m.
Analysis of Interfaces for the Nonlinear Diffusion Equation with Linear Convection.
Ugur G. Abdulla, Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences at Florida Institute of Technology
Jian Du, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences at Florida Institute of Technology
Jonathan Goldfarb, Florida Institute of Technology
Kev Johnson, Auburn University, Montgomery
Lauren Lanier, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Taylor Schluter*, Florida Institute of Technology
(110635116) 
9:30 a.m.
On some inverse free boundary problems for second order parabolic PDEs.
Ugur G Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Nicholas Crispi, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, The City University of New York
Jonathan Goldfarb, Florida Institute of Technology
Daniel Kassler*, University of Chicago
Scott PeltonStroud, Williams College
Bruno Giuseppe Poggi, Florida Institute of Technology
Paige Elizabeth Williams, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(110635117) 
10:00 a.m.
A Family of Rank 6 Elliptic Curves over Number Fields.
David Mehrle*, Carnegie Mellon University
Tomer Reiter, Carnegie Mellon University
Joseph Stahl, Boston University
Dylan Yott, Boston University
Steven Miller, Williams College
(110611427) 
10:30 a.m.
Newman's conjecture for function field $L$functions.
Joseph Stahl*, Boston University
David Mehrle, Carnegie Mellon University
Tomer Reiter, Carnegie Mellon University
Dylan Yott, Boston University
Steven Miller, Williams College
(110611426)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday January 11, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, II
Room 004, Convention Center
Organizers:
Darren A Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
The Unit Bar Visibility Number of Graphs.
Emily Gaub, Pacific University
Michelle Rose*, Mount Saint Mary's University
(110605455) 
1:30 p.m.
Efficiency modularity for finding communities and anticommunities in networks.
Kristen Bales*, East Tennessee State University
Zachary Eager, Rochester Institute of Technology
(110605456) 
2:00 p.m.
Density Determined Graphs and Analyzing Cognitive Changesin the Brains of Athletes.
Alex Strang*, Case Western Reserve University
Oliver Haynes, Rochester Institute of Technology
(110605454) 
2:30 p.m.
A Phenomenological Mathematical Model of a Cardiac Action Potential with Intracellular Calcium Cycling.
Alexander Galarce*, New College of Florida
Sageanne Senneff, University of California  Santa Cruz
(110692678) 
3:00 p.m.
Bifurcation scenarios in external cavity and delaycoupled semiconductor lasers.
Ethan Koenig*, Cornell University
Jessica Walker, Mary Balwin College
(110637679) 
3:30 p.m.
Continuous Methods for the Inverse Problem of Identifying a Parameter in FourthOrder Boundary Value Problems.
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
Raphael Kahler*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Akhtar A Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1106491591)

1:00 p.m.

Tuesday January 13, 2015, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
Room 004, Convention Center
Organizers:
Darren A Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Modeling Fluid Flow Induced by C. elegans Swimming at Low Reynolds Number.
Jonathan D Gutierrez, St. Mary's University
Megan Michelle Sorenson*, Concordia University, Irvine
(110676126) 
8:30 a.m.
Dynamical Model of Consumer Rumor Transmission in a Twitterlike Network.
Jessica Bustamante*, Westminster College, UT
(110600393) 
9:00 a.m.
Homotopy equivalence in graphlike digital spaces.
Jason Haarmann, Eastern Illinois University
Meg P Murphy*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Casey S Peters, University of Redlands
P Christopher Staecker, Fairfield University
(110654109) 
9:30 a.m.
Rainbow boxes in grid graphs.
Blanche Sonia Ngo Mahop, Smith College
Daryl Seaver, Smith College
Jasmine VanExel*, Smith College
Katherine Weber, Smith College
Ruth Haas, Smith College
(1106051361) 
10:00 a.m.
Finding NAIRU.
Sara Reed*, Simpson College
Levi Boxell, Taylor University
Yihang Du, Lafayette College
Jeffrey Liebner, Lafayette College
Julie Smith, Lafayette College
(110691127) 
10:30 a.m.
Quantifying Option Implications.
Michael Bauer, Lafayette REU
Xiaowen Chang, Lafayette REU
Michael Conway*, Lafayette REU
(1106001030) 
11:00 a.m.
Minimum Rank of Graphs with Zero Diagonal.
Jorin S Schug*, Swarthmore College
(110615195) 
11:30 a.m.
Ranks of graphs over $\mathbb{Z}_2$.
Oscar F Leong*, Swarthmore College
(110615196)

8:00 a.m.

Tuesday January 13, 2015, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
Room 004, Convention Center
Organizers:
Darren A Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Descent for ring spectra and applications.
Akhil Mathew*, University of California Berkeley
(1106142924) 
1:30 p.m.
The average elliptic curve has few integral points.
Levent Alpoge*, Harvard University
(1106112291) 
2:00 p.m.
Hölder estimates for CauchyType Integrals in several variables.
Evan Castle, University of Kentucky
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University
David Gunderman*, Wabash College
Ellen Lehet, SUNY Potsdam
(110632188) 
2:30 p.m.
Optimal Pebbling on Grids.
Chenxiao Xue*, Davidson College
Carl Yerger, Davidson College
(110605223) 
3:00 p.m.
A New Look at Apollonian Circle Packings.
Isabel Corona, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Carolynn Johnson, Middlebury College
Lon Mitchell, AMS Math Reviews
Dylan O'Connell*, Haverford College
(110651287) 
3:30 p.m.
Quantum Walks on Graphs.
Rachael C. Alvir*, St. John's College, Santa Fe
Sophia Dever, University of Texas, Austin
(110681290) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatorics of $k$Interval Cospeciation for Cophylogeny.
Jane Ivy Coons*, State University of New York at Geneseo
Joseph Rusinko, Winthrop University
(110692387) 
4:30 p.m.
The ramification group filtration on certain function field extensions.
Qingquan Wu*, Texas A&M International University
(110611392)

1:00 p.m.