Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, January 16, 2016 03:30:11
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington State Convention Center and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA
January 69, 2016 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1116
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Friday January 8, 2016

Friday January 8, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Atrium Lobby, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 7:30 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Email Center
Atrium Lobby, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 7:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
IP Guide Advisory Committee Meeting
Greenwood, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel 
Friday January 8, 2016, 7:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, II
Room 619, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College BrianKatz@augustana.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

7:40 a.m.
How wide is the river? Teaching through Problem Solving: A case study.
Tuck Choy Francis Chow*, Zayed University, UAE
(1116J51122) 
8:00 a.m.
Active Calculus: An ActivityDriven, StudentCentered Approach.
May Mei*, Denison University
(1116J52317) 
8:20 a.m.
Teaching an IBL course for the first time: successes, challenges and lessons learned.
Ekaterina Lioutikova*, University of Saint Joseph
(1116J5675) 
8:40 a.m.
Teaching Graph Theory Course Using Modified InquiryBased Method.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1116J52208) 
9:00 a.m.
Getting Better at Using InquiryBased Learning.
Frederick M Butler*, York College of Pennsylvania
(1116J5748) 
9:20 a.m.
Towards an InquiryBased, WritingIntensive Number Theory Course.
Adrian P. Gentle*, University of Southern Indiana
(1116J52555) 
9:40 a.m.
A LabStyle Proof and Problem Solving Course.
Talitha M Washington*, Howard University
(1116J52792) 
10:00 a.m.
Jumping In: The switch to lecturefree inquirybased calculus.
Heather A. Lewis*, Nazareth College
(1116J51685) 
10:20 a.m.
A Departmental Transition From Lecture To IBL In Calculus.
Cheri Boyd, Nazareth College
C. Yousuf George*, Nazareth College
Nicole Juersivich, Nazareth College
Matt Koetz, Nazareth College
Heather Ames Lewis, Nazareth College
(1116J52656) 
10:40 a.m.
A Model for Expanding Active Learning Regionally: The Greater Upstate New York InquiryBased Learning Consortium.
Patrick X Rault*, State University of New York, College at Geneseo
Ryan Gantner, St. John Fisher College
C Yousuf George, Nazareth College
(1116J51285)

7:40 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on General Topics, I
Chelan 5, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

7:45 a.m.
TextMining and Topic Modeling the Wall Street Journal to Find Market Inefficiencies.
Jeremy Tillay*, Rice University
Adela Yang, Bowdoin College
Yilun Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Xiudi Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(111600298) 
8:00 a.m.
MathAware Search Interfaces for Digital Mathematical Libraries (DML).
Petr Sojka*, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Botanická 68a, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Michal R\r{u}žička, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Botanická 68a, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
(1116001713) 
8:15 a.m.
Big Data Visualization Tools and Algorithms to Build Predictive Models.
Ahlam E Tannouri*, Mathematics Department, Morgan State University
Sam Tannouri, Computr Science Department, Morgan State University
(1116002898) 
8:30 a.m.
Notices of the American Mathematical Society.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(111600406) 
8:45 a.m.
MIDAS: Mathematical Information in the Digital Age of Science.
Patrick D. F. Ion*, U Michigan & Math Reviews / AMS, Ann Arbor MI, USA
Olaf Teschke, zbMATH, Berlin, Germany
Stephen M. Watt, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON, Canada
(1116002114) 
9:00 a.m.
Creating Mathematical Knowledge Networks.
Fabian Müller*, FIZ Karlsruhe/zbMATH
(1116002248) 
9:15 a.m.
Extending Anticliques in Borel Graphs.
Francis Adams*, University of Florida
(1116031720) 
9:30 a.m.
NonClassical Mathematics, Forward and In Reverse.
Maarten McKubreJordens*, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
(1116031193) 
9:45 a.m.
Transfer of the Ramsey Property between Classes.
Lynn Scow*, Vassar College
(1116032068) 
10:00 a.m.
Cardinal Characteristics Above the Continuum.
Luke Stephen Serafin*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1116032429) 
10:15 a.m.
Tree representations from very large cardinals.
Scott S Cramer*, Rutgers University
(1116032057) 
10:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Additive vs. Multiplicative Nearlinearity in Open Induction.
Mojtaba Moniri*, Department of Mathematics, Western Illinois University
(1116032900)

7:45 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Methods in Combinatorics, I
Room 204, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Berget, Western Washington University
Steven Klee, Seattle University klees@seattleu.edu
Isabella Novik, University of Washington, Seattle

8:00 a.m.
Connections between weighted partitions and graph associahedra.
Rafael S. Gonzalez D'Leon, University of Kentucky
Michelle L. Wachs*, University of Miami
(1116052827) 
8:30 a.m.
Delta Conjectures and ordered set partition statistics.
James Haglund, University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego
Brendon Rhoades*, University of California, San Diego
Andrew Timothy Wilson, University of Pennsylvania
(111605870) 
9:00 a.m.
Poset Associahedra.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Williams College; Harvey Mudd College
Stefan Forcey, University of Akron
(111652171) 
9:30 a.m.
Order congruence lattices are shellable.
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(1116051795) 
10:00 a.m.
Counterexamples to the topological Tverberg conjecture.
Florian Frick*, Cornell University
(1116521047) 
10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics and Smith normal form.
Richard P. Stanley*, University of Miami
(111605378)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, II
Room 604, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Matthew Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology
Joseph Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discriminants of iterated quadratic extensions.
T. Alden Gassert*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1116111804) 
8:30 a.m.
Characterizing cyclic quartic extensions by automorphism polynomials.
Michelle A Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Katherine E Stange, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1116111349) 
9:00 a.m.
Eventually stable rational functions.
Rafe Jones*, Carleton college
Alon Levy, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
(1116111181) 
9:30 a.m.
Complex dynamics of birational surface maps defined over number fields.
Mattias Jonsson, University of Michigan
Paul Reschke*, University of Michigan
(111637695) 
10:00 a.m.
The average number of integral points in orbits.
Wade Hindes*, CUNY Graduate Center
(111611593) 
10:30 a.m.
Uniform boundedness for positive dimensional varieties.
Jason Bell, University of Waterloo
Dragos Ghioca, University of British Columbia
Thomas Tucker*, University of Rochester
(1116111392)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Classification Problems in Operator Algebras, I
Room 400, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Marcel Bischoff, Vanderbilt University
Ben Hayes, Vanderbilt University benjamin.r.hayes@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Cartan subalgebras of groupoid C*algebras.
Jon Brown, University of Dayton
Gabriel Nagy, Kansas State University
Sarah A. Reznikoff*, Kansas State University
Aidan Sims, University of Wollongong
Dana Williams, Dartmouth College
(1116462823) 
9:00 a.m.
Wavelets, KMS states, and separable representations for higherrank graphs.
Carla Farsi, University of Colorado  Boulder
Elizabeth Gillaspy*, University of Colorado  Boulder
Sooran Kang, University of Otago
Judith A. Packer, University of Colorado  Boulder
(1116462681) 
9:30 a.m.
Free graph operator algebras and laws of loops.
Michael Hartglass*, UC Riverside
(1116461152) 
10:00 a.m.
Subfactors, Hecke pairs, and approximation properties.
Arnaud Brothier*, Vanderbilt University
(111646724) 
10:30 a.m.
Convex Sets Associated to C*Algebras.
Scott A. Atkinson*, University of Virginia
(1116471737)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 603, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen Smith, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Emily Witt, University of Utah
Irena Swanson, Reed College iswanson@reed.edu

8:00 a.m.
Enumeration of Double Cosets in Symmetric Groups and Beyond.
Sara C. Billey*, University of Washington
Matjaz Konvalinka, University of Ljubljana
Frederick Matsen, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
(1116052035) 
8:30 a.m.
Constructing ideals with high CastelnuovoMumford regularity.
Brooke S. Ullery*, University of Utah
(111613704) 
9:00 a.m.
Conjectures on Symbolic Powers.
Louiza Fouli*, New Mexico State University
Paolo Mantero, University of Arkansas
Yu Xie, Penn State, Altoona
(1116131581) 
9:30 a.m.
Dimensions of Formal Fiber Rings.
Sarah Fleming, Williams College
Lena Ji, Columbia University
Susan Loepp*, Williams College
Peter McDonald, Williams College
Nina Pande, Williams College
David Schwein, Brown University
(1116131023) 
10:00 a.m.
A ring without a BoijSoederberg theory.
Courtney R. Gibbons*, Hamilton College
Luchezar Avramov, University of NebraskaLincoln
Roger Wiegand, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1116131967) 
10:30 a.m.
Polynomials in rigidity theory: special positions of frameworks.
Ruimin Cai, Seattle, WA
James Farre, University of Utah
Jessica Sidman*, Mount Holyoke College
Audrey St. John, Mount Holyoke College
Louis Theran, Aalto University
Xilin Yu, Mount Holyoke College
(1116131445)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications
Skagit 3, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Triangular maps and multispecies hierarchical competition models with the Allee effect.
Saber n. Elaydi*, Trinity University
(1116391050) 
8:30 a.m.
Dynamics of nonlinear discrete discontinuous population model.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
Raegan J Higgins, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409
Candace M Kent, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284
Yevgeniy Kostrov, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
(111639585) 
9:00 a.m.
Periodic and NonPeriodic Solutions and Multistability in a SecondOrder Ricker Equation with Periodic Coefficients.
Nika Lazaryan*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1116391177) 
9:30 a.m.
PiecewiseDefined Difference Equations with Every Solution Eventually Periodic: Open Problem.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1116391496) 
10:00 a.m.
Exponential Stability And Instability In Multiple Delays Difference Equations.
Youssef Naim Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(111639594) 
10:30 a.m.
Comparison Theorems for Discrete Caputo Fractional Equations.
Allan C. Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Bioguo Jia, Zhongshan University
Erbe Lynn, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1116391857)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Equations of Fluid Motion, I
Skagit 4, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University cozzie@math.oregonstate.edu
Radu Dascaliuc, Oregon State University
James P. Kelliher, University of California Riverside

8:00 a.m.
The 2D magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) equations with partial dissipation.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(111635466) 
8:30 a.m.
Data Assimilation algorithm for 3D Benard convection in porous media employing only temperature measurements.
Aseel Farhat, University of Virginia
Evelyn M. Lunasin*, United States Naval Academy
Edriss S. Titi, Texas A&M University
(1116351749) 
9:00 a.m.
On persistence of regularity for the nondissipative viscous MG equation.
Walter Rusin*, Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University
(1116352253) 
9:30 a.m.
Regularity in time along the coarse scale flow for the incompressible Euler equations.
Philip Isett*, MIT
(1116351618) 
10:00 a.m.
Regularity criteria for the NavierStokes equations.
Zachary Bradshaw*, University of British Columbia
Zoran Grujic, University of Virginia
(111635346) 
10:30 a.m.
An active scalar model for the Earth's fluid core.
Susan Friedlander*, USC
Anthony Suen, HKIE
(111676645)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric and Categorical Methods in Representation Theory, I
Rooms 307/308, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Anthony Licata, Australian National University
Julia Pevtsova, Universityof Washington, Seattle julia@math.washington.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometry of the varieties of Borel subalgebras in Lie algebras of Cartan types.
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
Ke Ou, East China Normal University
(1116171656) 
8:30 a.m.
Parity sheaves on the affine Grassmannian and the Langlands dual Springer resolution.
Laura J Rider*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pramod Achar, Louisiana State University
(1116222332) 
9:00 a.m.
Current algebras, KhovanovRozansky homology, and annular link invariants.
Hoel Queffelec, CNRS
David E. V. Rose*, University of Southern California
(1116811372) 
9:30 a.m.
Lusztig slices and truncated shifted Yangians.
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago
Ben Webster, University of Chicago
Alex Weekes, University of Toronto
Oded Yacobi*, University of Sydney
(1116201652) 
10:00 a.m.
Representations of KhovanovLaudaRouquier algebras of affine Lie type.
Robert Muth*, University of Oregon
Alexander Kleshchev, University of Oregon
(1116162321) 
10:30 a.m.
The graded Lie structure of Hochschild cohomology.
Lauren Grimley, Texas A&M University
Cris Negron, Louisiana State University
Van C Nguyen, Northeastern University
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(1116161305)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Global Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 610, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Steven Zelditch, Northwestern University szelditch@northwestern.edu
Hart Smith, University of Washington, Seattle
Chris Sogge, Johns Hopkins University

9:00 a.m.
$L^p$ norms of eigenfunctions and KakeyaNikodym averages.
Matthew D Blair*, University of New Mexico
(111635258) 
9:30 a.m.
Small scale quantum ergodicity and applications.
Hamid Hezari*, UC Irvine
Gabriel Riviere, Universit'e Lille 1
(111635956) 
10:00 a.m.
Small scale quantum ergodicity in negatively curved manifolds.
Xiaolong Han*, Australian National University
(1116581103) 
10:30 a.m.
Logarithmic growth of nodal domains in negative curvature.
Steve Zelditch*, Northwestern University
(1116582986)

9:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Higher Genus Curves and Fibrations of Higher Genus Curves in Mathematical Physics and Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 310, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Andreas Malmendier, Utah State University, Logan andreas.malmendier@usu.edu
Tony Shaska, Oakland University, Rochester

8:00 a.m.
Mirror symmetry and K3 surface zeta functions.
Ursula Whitcher*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1116142382) 
8:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Mirror Symmetry of K3 Surfaces and Hypergeometric Functions.
Charles Doran, University of Alberta
Tyler Kelly, University of Cambridge
Adriana Salerno*, Bates College
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota
John Voight, Dartmouth College
Ursula Whitcher, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
(1116111550) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized hypergeometric function identities from superelliptic curves and their associated Kummer varieties.
Adrian Clingher, University of Missouri, St. Louis
Charles Doran*, University of Alberta and University of Maryland
Andreas Malmendier, Utah State University
(1116141788) 
9:30 a.m.
Elliptic curves over function fields and algebraic groups.
David R Morrison*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1116141991) 
10:00 a.m.
Slopes of families of curves.
Anand Patel*, Boston College
(1116142110) 
10:30 a.m.
Maximal Group Actions on Compact Oriented Surfaces.
Valerie Peterson, University of Portand
Jacob Russell, CUNY Graduate Center
Aaron Wootton*, University of Portland
(1116141082)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Knots in Washington (State), III
Room 201, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Allison Henrich, Seattle University henricha@seattleu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College
Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

8:00 a.m.
DNA unlinking.
Mariel Vazquez*, Mathematics Department, UC Davis
(1116922700) 
8:30 a.m.
The topology of the Jones polynomial.
Anh T Tran*, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
(1116571106) 
9:00 a.m.
Invariants of random knots using Chebyshev billiard table diagrams.
Moshe Cohen*, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(1116571155) 
9:30 a.m.
Stable Concordance Genus of Knots.
M Kate Kearney*, Gonzaga University
(1116571041) 
10:00 a.m.
Deformation and Extension of Fibrations of Spheres by Great Circles.
Patricia Cahn*, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Herman Gluck, University of Pennsylvania
Haggai Nuchi, University of Toronto
(1116571746) 
10:30 a.m.
Signature and alternating tangle decompositions.
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Adam Lowrance*, Vassar College
(111657665)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, I
Room 4C4, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University

8:00 a.m.
Potential Quantitative Meanings of Resilience.
Katherine J. Meyer*, University of Minnesota
(111637147) 
8:30 a.m.
Short term climatic rescue of an endangered species? Insights from integral operators.
Sebastian J. Schreiber*, University of California, Davis
Andrea Pickart, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Annie Eicher, H.T. Harvey and Associates
Jennifer Wheeler, Bureau of Land Managment
(111692445) 
9:00 a.m.
A fundamental modeling framework for spatiotemporal population dynamics.
Ryan Norris, University of Guelph
Julia Earl, Oklahoma State University
Paula Federico, Capital University
Christine Sample*, Emmanuel College
Ruscena Wiederholt, The University of Arizona
Jay Diffendorfer, USGS Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center
John Fryxell, University of Guelph
(111692222) 
9:30 a.m.
Management of Diaprepes Root Weevil.
Christina J Edholm*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Chris Guiver, University of Exeter
Richard Rebarber, University of NebraskaLincoln
Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephanie Lloyd, University of Exeter
Yu Jin, University of NebraskaLincoln
Jim Powell, Utah State University
Stuart Townley, University of Exeter
(111692487) 
10:00 a.m.
A continuous energybased model for the migration of species in a network.
Kevin Long, Texas Tech Universtiy
Joanna A. Bieri*, University of Redlands
Chandani Dissanayake, Texas Tech University
Richard A. Erickson, USGS
Wayne E. Thogmartin, USGS
(111692185) 
10:30 a.m.
Combining Models and Experiments to Understand How Evolution Affects Insect Outbreaks.
David Paez, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Chicago
Vanja Dukic, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado
Jonathan Dushoff, Department of Biology, McMaster University
Arietta FlemingDavies, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Chicago
Greg Dwyer*, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Chicago
(111692501)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, I
Room 401, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University chakr2d@cmich.edu
Yunus Zeytuncu, University of Michigan, Dearborn

8:00 a.m.
Nonexistence of smooth Leviflat hypersurface with positive normal bundle in compact Kähler manifolds of dimension $\geq 3$.
Severine Biard*, Texas A&M University
(111632410) 
8:30 a.m.
On Cauchy Integrals and the Szegő projection.
Loredana Lanzani*, Syracuse University
Elias M. Stein, Princeton University
(1116321075) 
9:00 a.m.
Compressed Sensing and CR Mappings.
Dusty Grundmeier*, Harvard University
(1116321017) 
9:30 a.m.
Superlevel sets of the Bergman kernel on tube domains.
David E. Barrett, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Purvi Gupta*, University of Western Ontario
(1116321610) 
10:00 a.m.
Negative curvature in several complex variables.
Andrew Zimmer*, University of Chicago
(111632727) 
10:30 a.m.
Supports of Continuous Solutions to complex Monge{A}mpère equation and Pluriregularity.
Muhamed A Alan*, Syracuse University
(1116322149)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Pseudorandomness and Its Applications, III
Room 606, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge
Jozsef Solymosi, University of British Columbia solymosi@math.ubc.ca

8:00 a.m.
Polynomial configurations in fractal sets.
Izabella Laba*, UBC
(1116421064) 
9:00 a.m.
Corners in dense subsets of primes via transference principle.
Tatchai Titichetrakun*, University of British Columbia
(111605607) 
9:30 a.m.
Configurations in dense subsets of $P^d$.
Brian D Cook, University of WisconsinMadison
Akos Magyar*, University of Georgia
Tatchai Titichetrakun, University of British Columbia
(1116052199) 
10:00 a.m.
Pseudorandomness in the the GreenTao theorem.
David Conlon, University of Oxford
Jacob Fox, Stanford University
Yufei Zhao*, University of Oxford
(111605833)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Walks, Quantum Markov Chains, Quantum Computation and Related Topics, II
Room 602, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Chaobin Liu, Bowie State University cliu@bowiestate.edu
Takyua Machida, Japan Sociey for the Promotion of Science
Salvador E. VenegasAndraca, Technológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University

8:00 a.m.
Localization for periodic unitary transition operators.
Tatsuya Tate*, Tohoku University
(111646515) 
8:30 a.m.
Dirac quantum cellular automaton from splitstep quantum walk.
Arindam Mallick, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
C. M. Chandrashekar*, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(1116812787) 
9:00 a.m.
Quantum Walks with Entangled Coins and Walkers in Superposition.
Salvador Elias VenegasAndraca*, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingenieria y Ciencias
(1116811012) 
9:30 a.m.
Stability of quantum filters driven by Poisson and Wiener processes in presence of measurement imperfections.
Nina H Amini*, CNRS researcher/CentraleSupelec
(1116931755) 
10:00 a.m.
Suitable bases for discretetime quantum walks.
Martin Stefanak*, Czech Technical University in Prague
Iva Bezdekova, Czech Technical University in Prague
Igor Jex, Czech Technical University in Prague
(111681837) 
10:30 a.m.
Quantum Simulations and Quantum Measurements via Quantum Walks.
Peng Xue*, Department of Physics, Southeast University, Nanjing 211189, P. R. China
(1116812867)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, II
Tahoma 3, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Number Theory on Squaretiled Surfaces II.
Elizabeth McGrady*, Smith College
Rose Goueth, Smith College
Alyssa Kaplan, Smith College
Claire Kerper, Smith College
Gillian Tisdale, Smith College
(1116511240) 
8:30 a.m.
Pinpointing unknown objects by their reflected light rays.
Catrice Chong*, Smith College
Cheryl Holmes, Smith College
MyVan Vo, Smith College
Lauren White, Smith College
(1116511385) 
9:00 a.m.
Further results on generalized splines.
Lindsay Dever*, Smith College
Holly Mandel, Smith College
Elise Reed, Smith College
Stephanie Webster, Smith College
Julia Gibson, Smith College
Meredith Wilde, Smith College
(1116052727) 
9:30 a.m.
Number Theory on Squaretiled Surfaces I.
Ga Yee Park*, Smith College
Vivian Li, Smith College
Rebecca Roberts, Smith College
Lisa Wang, Smith College
(1116511237) 
10:00 a.m.
Rings of small rank over a Dedekind domain and their ideals.
Evan M. O'Dorney*, Cambridge University
(1116131962) 
10:30 a.m.
Correlation Functions of Schur Processes.
Amol Aggarwal*, Harvard University
(1116052155)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, I
Chelan 2, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Richard Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida and King Saud University, Riyadh mourad.eh.ismail@gmail.com
Erik Koelink, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

8:00 a.m.
Some work of Mizan Rahman.
Richard Askey*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111633717) 
8:30 a.m.
Urn models and the Darboux process.
F Alberto Grunbaum*, Math Dept UC Berkeley
(111660647) 
9:00 a.m.
Fractional Revival in Spin Chains and Orthogonal Polynomials.
Vincent X Genest, MIT
Luc Vinet*, CRM, Université de Montréal
Alexei Zhedanov, CRM
(111633947) 
9:30 a.m.
Partitions associated with the mock theta functions $\omega(q)$ and $\nu(q)$.
George E Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(111633571) 
10:00 a.m.
Special and limiting values of the Weber function and Dedekind $\eta$.
Neil M Bickford*, University of California, Los Angeles
Ralph William Gosper, Los Altos Hills, California
(1116332241) 
10:30 a.m.
Refinements of the RogersRamanujan identities.
Kathleen O'Hara, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Dennis Stanton*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 55455
(111605858)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Water Waves, I
Skagit 5, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
John Carter, Seattle University
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington, Seattle
Katie Oliveras, Seattle University oliveras@seattleu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stability of Waves with Vorticity.
Katie L Oliveras*, Seattle University
Vishal Vasan, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS)
(1116351293) 
8:30 a.m.
Linear instability for a model of windgenerated gravity waves.
Vishal Vasan*, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Diane Henderson, Department of Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University
Harvey Segur, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of ColoradoBoulder
(1116351379) 
9:00 a.m.
Instabilities in shallow water models.
Vera Mikyoung Hur*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1116352079) 
9:30 a.m.
Nondegeneracy and Stability of Periodic Standing Waves in Fractional NLS Equations.
Kyle Claassen, University of Kansas
Mathew A. Johnson*, University of Kansas
(1116351719) 
10:00 a.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions of Nonlinear Dispersive Wave Equations: Existence, Stability, and Analytic Dependence.
David P. Nicholls*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Benjamin Akers, Air Force Institute of Technology
(1116351102) 
10:30 a.m.
Subharmonic stability of standing waves and traveling waves.
Jon Wilkening*, University of California, Berkeley
(1116762238)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Associative and Nonassociative Algebra and Rings, II
Chelan 4, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible representations of Yokonumatype Hecke algebras.
Ojas Dave*, University of North Texas
J Matthew Douglass, University of North Texas
(111616636) 
8:15 a.m.
Parameter space of quantum Drinfeld Hecke algebras in low dimension.
Christine Uhl*, University of North Texas
(1116161020) 
8:30 a.m.
Endomorphisms of Quantized Weyl Algebras and Their Simple Localizations.
Xin Tang*, Department of Math & Computer Science, Fayetteville State University
(1116161493) 
8:45 a.m.
Representations of Hecke Algebras on Quotients of Path Algebras.
Alexander DiazLopez*, University of Notre Dame
Matthew John Dyer, University of Notre Dame
(11161671) 
9:00 a.m.
Incidencelike algebras.
David C Meyer*, University of Missouri
Miodrag Iovanov, University of Iowa
Gerard Koffi, Creighton University
Alex Sistko, University of Iowa
(1116162201) 
9:30 a.m.
Iterated Ore extension of dimension 5.
Susan Elle*, UCSD
(1116161969) 
9:45 a.m.
The double of representations of Cohomological Hall algebras.
Xinli Xiao*, Kansas State University
(1116162091) 
10:00 a.m.
Neighbors, Generic Sets and Buchberger Hypersurfaces.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State University
Trevor McGuire, North Dakota State University
(111613804) 
10:15 a.m.
Tame Representations of the Quantum Double.
John E. Foster*, Walla Walla University
(1116161352) 
10:30 a.m.
Knörrer periodicity for noncommutative matrix factorizations.
Andrew B. Conner*, Saint Mary's College of California
(1116162324)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, II
Room 605, Washington State Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Lozenge tilings of halved hexagons with defects.
Ranjan Rohatgi*, Indiana University
(111605179) 
8:15 a.m.
Constructing Strongly Regular Graphs Using Finite Geometry.
Liz LaneHarvard*, University of Central Oklahoma
(111605156) 
8:30 a.m.
Embeddings of Computable Planar Graphs.
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Taylor McMillan*, University of Northern Colorado
(1116031936) 
8:45 a.m.
Ranks of matrices with few distinct entries.
Boris Bukh*, Carnegie Mellon University
(111605343) 
9:00 a.m.
Total Acquisition in Diameter 2 Graphs and Tournaments.
Rose McCarty*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Becky Eastham, University of WisconsinMadison
Paul Han, Dartmouth College
Bill Kay, Emory University
David Spencer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1116052495) 
9:15 a.m.
Hausdorff dimension of generalized Fibonacci word fractals.
Tyler Hoffman*, McDaniel College
Benjamin Steinhurst, McDaniel College
(1116512911) 
9:30 a.m.
Generating Tetrahedra from a Monotonic series.
Derege H Mussa*, University of Texas at Dallas
(111651231) 
9:45 a.m.
Relationship between the energy of a directed graph and the energy of its underlying graph.
Nafiseh Jahanbakht*, Oklahoma State University
Kourosh Tavakoli, Oklahoma City University
(1116052864) 
10:00 a.m.
Prime Power Graphs and Prime Product Graphs.
J. Laison, Willamette University
Y. Li, Portland, OR
J. SchreinerMcGraw, Philomath, OR
C. Starr*, Willamette University
A. Walker, Albuquerque, NM
(111605603) 
10:15 a.m.
The Space of Biorders on Some Solvable Groups.
Kelli M Karcher*, Virginia Tech
(1116062151) 
10:30 a.m.
Sequences of Quiver Mutations on Surfaces.
Eric Bucher*, Louisiana State University
(1116052979) 
10:45 a.m.
Bipartite distanceregular graphs with exactly two irreducible Tmodules with endpoint 2.
Mark S. MacLean*, Seattle University
Stefko Miklavic, University of Primorska, Slovenia
(111605344)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Computer Science, Information, Control Theory, and Economics, I
Skagit 1, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center

8:00 a.m.
Automorphism group of binary MacDonald codes.
Pani Seneviratne*, Texas A&M University Commerce
(111694732) 
8:15 a.m.
MetaGraphs and Gamification.
James Edward Mihalisin*, Raleigh, NC
(1116942386) 
8:30 a.m.
Can an Unstable Control System Be Stabilized By Timing Noise?
Dylan R Poulsen*, Washington College
(111693721) 
8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Persistent Homology on Grassmann manifolds for Analysis of Hyperspectral Movies.
Sofya Chepushtanova*, Wilkes University
(1116582446) 
9:00 a.m.
ShapeFit: Exact location recovery from corrupted pairwise directions.
Paul E Hand*, Rice University
Choongbum Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vladislav Voroninski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116682783) 
9:15 a.m.
Ionospheric Weather Forecasting Using a ClimatologyAugmented Ensemble Kalman Filter.
Juan Durazo*, Arizona State University
Eric Kostelich, Arizona State University
Alex Mahalov, Arizona State University
(1116932205) 
9:30 a.m.
Invariance of the SpragueGrundy Function for Variants of Wythoff's Game.
Madeleine Weinstein*, Harvey Mudd College
(111691267) 
9:45 a.m.
The relationship between revealed preference and the slutsky matrix.
Yuhki Hosoya*, Department of Economics, KantoGakuin University
(111691286) 
10:00 a.m.
Persistent Homology based thresholding method and applications.
YuMin Chung*, College of William and Mary
Sarah Day, College of William and Mary
(1116681458) 
10:15 a.m.
Fast, uniform, and compact scalar multiplication for elliptic curves and genus 2 Jacobians with applications to signature schemes.
Ping Ngai Chung*, University of Chicago
Craig Costello, Microsoft Research
Benjamin Smith, École Polytechnique and INRIA
(1116111345) 
10:30 a.m.
Cooperation in Finite Populations: Being Alone Helps.
Anh V. Nguyen, Texas Christian University
Jasmeet S. Saini*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Jan Rychtar, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Jonathan T. Rowell, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(1116911219) 
10:45 a.m.
The Truncated Levy Flight Model: A Comparative Analysis of its Utility in Modeling the Standard and Poor's 500 and the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Emmanuel Ncheuguim*, Saginaw Valley State Unversity
Joseph OforiDankwa, Saginaw Valley State University
Seth AppiahKubi, Pentecost University College, Sowutoom, Ghana
(1116911422)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Contemplative Pedagogy and Mathematics, I
Room 304, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Luke Wolcott, Lawrence University luke.wolcott@lawrence.edu
Justin Brody, Goucher College

8:00 a.m.
Contemplating Infinity.
Justin Brody*, Goucher College
(1116C52308) 
8:20 a.m.
Do inclass mindfulness activities increase student performance?
Josh Thompson*, Northern Michigan University
(1116C52765) 
8:40 a.m.
Mindfulness Across the Curriculum: From Freshmen to Seniors.
Robbie Pinter*, Belmont University
Mike Pinter, Belmont University
(1116C52805) 
9:00 a.m.
Discussion 
9:20 a.m.
ConsciousnessBased Education: Using Transcendental Meditation to Enhance Student Learning in Mathematics Classes.
M. Anne Dow*, Maharishi University of Management
(1116C52487) 
9:40 a.m.
Geometry for the Artist: An Interdisciplinary Course Based on Consciousness.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(1116C51689) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion 
10:20 a.m.
The Mindfulness Infused Mathematics Class.
John Mitchell*, Clark College, Vancouver, WA.
(1116C52170) 
10:40 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Assorted Topics, II
Room 213, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

7:45 a.m.
Famous Mathematicians From Iran But Whom You May Not Know.
Samaneh G. Hamidi*, Brigham Young University
(1116VW2856) 
8:00 a.m.
Partial Differential Equations and Digital Image Processing.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(1116VW2039) 
8:15 a.m.
A Geometric Classification of Strategic Effects Resembling Duverger's Law.
Tomas J McIntee*, Virginia Tech
(1116VW2263) 
8:30 a.m.
Exploration of some dynamics of the iteration of the complex sine function.
Aimee M. Cloutier*, Texas Tech University
Jerry F. Dwyer, George Washington University
(1116VW2570) 
8:45 a.m.
Introducing Undergraduates to Research Though a OneWeek Mathematics Research Camp.
William Johnston, Butler University
Amber Russell*, Butler University
(1116VW2610) 
9:00 a.m.
Compositions with Descents at Odd Plus Signs.
Ralph P. Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1116VW283) 
9:15 a.m.
An Integer Sequence Motivated by Generalized Quadrangles.
Brian G. Kronenthal*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1116VW295) 
9:30 a.m.
Properties of m'th Level Triangle Numbers in Second Order Recursive Polynomials.
Alperen S Sirin*, University of Rochester
Maria Lema, SUNY Buffalo State
Maximillian Bender, Connecticut College
(1116VW299) 
9:45 a.m.
$N$Division Points of Hypocycloids.
Nitya Mani*, Stanford University
Simon RubinsteinSalzedo, Euler Circle
(1116VW348) 
10:00 a.m.
Infinitesimals, Point Nine Repeating, and One.
Bryan Dawson*, Union University
(1116VW361) 
10:15 a.m.
Applications of Quadratic Reciprocity to Finite Diophantine Equations.
Omer Yildiz*, Rochester, New York
(1116VW391) 
10:30 a.m.
Childhood Memories: Using the Inner Child to Teach Mathematics.
J. Alan Alewine*, McKendree University
(1116VW460) 
10:45 a.m.
Obstacles in Implementation of a successful undergraduate research program.
Noureen Khan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1116VW1651)

7:45 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Logic and Foundations
Room 212, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

8:00 a.m.
Force to Change Large Cardinal Strength.
Erin Kathryn Carmody*, Nebraska Wesleyan University
(1116VJ1042) 
8:15 a.m.
Paraconsistent Measurement of the Circle: An Invitation to Inconsistent Mathematics.
Maarten McKubreJordens*, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Zach Weber, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
(1116VJ1198) 
8:30 a.m.
Law of NonContradiction Generates Infinite Contradictions.
Chandra KethiReddy*, University of Central Florida
(1116VJ1575) 
8:45 a.m.
Toward the Consistency Strength of Stationary Set Reflection on Small Cardinals.
Cynthia Northrup*, Bellevue College
(1116VJ2207)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications, III
Room 214, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

8:00 a.m.
Numerical Investigation of Nonlinear Transport Models describing Gas Flow through Tight Porous Media.
Iftikhar Ali*, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Nadeem A Malik, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
(1116VM2063) 
8:15 a.m.
Not so sinister after all: How mathematical models can explain the resilience of the lefthanded minority.
Mark J Panaggio*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Daniel M Abrams, Northwestern University
(1116VM2074) 
8:30 a.m.
On Applications of Generalized Functions in the Discontinuous Beam Bending Differential Equations.
Austin States*, Virginia Military Institute
Bradley Lipscomb, Virginia Military Institute
Dimplekumar Chalishajar, Virginia Military Institute
(1116VM2087) 
8:45 a.m.
An epidemic model with exposed and treatment components.
Long Le*, University of Central Arkansas
(1116VM2102) 
9:00 a.m.
Implications of Logistic Equation Based Spatial and Behavioral Ebola Forecasting Models.
Bruce Pell*, Arizona State University
Javier Baez, Arizona State University
Gerardo Chowell, Georgia State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
Daozhou Gao, University of California
Tin Phan, Arizona State University
(1116VM2209) 
9:15 a.m.
Ensemble Kalman Filter for Prediction of Treatment Response in Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
Bradley Michael Stiefel*, MCTP/Arizona State University
Zach Kenyon, MCTP/Arizona State University
Tin Pham, MCTP/Arizona State University
Eric Kostelich, MCTP/Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, MCTP/Arizona State University
(1116VM2236) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematical Models on Language Competition and Bilingualism.
Yusuf Sofuoglu*, Siirt University
(1116VM2250) 
9:45 a.m.
On a generalized freeinterface model of solid combustion.
Laura K. Gross*, Bridgewater State University
Jun Yu, University of Vermont
Yi Yang, Emory University
Kewang Chen, University of Vermont
(1116VM2269)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Calculus, II
Yakima 2, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

8:00 a.m.
Using and Creating 3D Printed Models in Calculus Teaching.
Skyler C Simmons*, Brigham Young University
(1116VR2597) 
8:15 a.m.
PeerLed Team Learning in Calculus.
Rebecca Glover*, University of St. Thomas
Nicholas Hammond, University of Rochester
Justin Smith, University of Rochester
Dalyana Guerra, University of Rochester
(1116VR2658) 
8:30 a.m.
Developing Deep Student Understanding of the Partial Derivative using 3D Manipulatives.
Jason Samuels, City University of New York
Aaron Wangberg, Winona State University
Brian Fisher*, Lubbock Christian University
(1116VR2694) 
8:45 a.m.
Using 3DPrinting in Teaching Multivariable Calculus.
Ziyue Guo*, Marlboro College
(1116VR2696) 
9:00 a.m.
Playing with Multivariable Calculus Concepts Wearing 3D Glasses.
Paul E. Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1116VR2878) 
9:15 a.m.
Integration by the Wrong Parts.
William C Kronholm*, Whittier College
(1116VR2961) 
9:30 a.m.
Helping Students Succeed in First Semester Calculus.
Sharon S Vestal*, South Dakota State University
(1116VR452) 
9:45 a.m.
Breaking Free from Traditional Calculus Textbooks with Mathematica.
Matthew Cathey*, Wofford College
Joseph Spivey, Wofford College
(1116VR474) 
10:00 a.m.
Reverse Engineering as a Learning Strategy in the Calculus Classroom.
Alexander J Hahn*, University of Notre Dame
(1116VR480) 
10:15 a.m.
Three Years of Flipping Calculus at the University of Hartford.
John K Williams*, University of Hartford
Larissa Schroeder, University of Hartford
(1116VR559) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Teaching of Calculus: A Deeper Look at a Derivative Sketching Activity.
Lance Burger*, Fresno State
Marat Markin, Fresno State
(1116VR708) 
10:45 a.m.
A Surprise Among the Trig Substitutions.
Mylan Redfern*, University of Texas, Permian Basin
David Betounes, University of Texas, Permian Basin
(1116VR1044)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations and Special Functions, I
Room 616, Washington State Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Almost automorphic solutions of discrete delayed neutral system.
Murat Adivar*, Izmir University of Economics
Can Koyuncuoglu, Izmir University of Economics
(111639669) 
8:15 a.m.
Stability conditions for linear neutral delay differential equations.
Catherine Payne*, University of North CarolinaGreensboro
R. Fabiano, University of North CarolinaGreensboro
(1116392527) 
8:30 a.m.
Polyhyperbolic Cardinal Splines.
Jeff Ledford*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1116411244) 
8:45 a.m.
Lyapunovtype inequalities for fractional order differential equations with Caputo and RiemannLiouville derivatives of order $\alpha$ $(3<\alpha\leq 4)$.
Nimisha S. Pathak*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(1116452137) 
9:00 a.m.
More results on the trichotomy character of a secondorder rational difference equation with periodtwo coefficients.
Carol H Gibbons, Salve Regina University
Senada Kalabusic, Zmaja od Bosne
Carol B Overdeep*, Saint Martin's University
(111639973) 
9:15 a.m.
On Monotonic Solutions of Systems of Nonlinear Differential Equations.
Lianwen Wang*, University of Central Missouri
(1116342886) 
9:30 a.m.
Solving problems on the semiinfinite domain using rational Bernoulli functions.
Velinda R. Calvert*, Mississippi State University
Moshen Razzaghi, Mississippi State University
(1116342914) 
9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Solutions of First Order Functional Differential Equations with Linear Delay and Advance Arguments, with Boundary Conditions, Using the Continuation Method.
Duane ChinQuee*, Indian River State College
G.T. Bhaskar, Florida Institute of Technology
(1116341740) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of smallest eigenvalues for certain fifth order boundary value problems.
Charles Nelms Jr.*, Baylor University
(111634968) 
10:15 a.m.
Approximate solution for the fractional integrodifferential equations with fractional Taylor method.
Vidhya KrishnasamySaraswathy*, Mississippi State University
Razzaghi Mohsen, Mississippi State University
(1116412949) 
10:30 a.m.
Vibration Cloaking and suppression model.
Taoufik Meklachi*, Drexel University
Daniel Onofrei, University of Houston
(1116341271) 
10:45 a.m.
Remarks on Almost Periodic Differential Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(111634366)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Real and Complex Analysis, I
Room 615, Washington State Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Multilinear dyadic operators and their commutators.
Ishwari Jang Kunwar*, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
(1116432572) 
8:15 a.m.
Fourier Series for Singular Measures.
John E. Herr*, Iowa State University
Eric S. Weber, Iowa State University
(111646867) 
8:30 a.m.
Weak Convergence to a Solution of the Dilation Equation for Measures.
Sarah Dumnich*, Lehigh University
Robert Neel, Lehigh University
(1116281416) 
8:45 a.m.
Convolution of A Harmonic Square Map Preserving Directional Convexity.
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Samaneh G. Hamidi*, Brigham Young University
BoYong Long, Anhui University
Jay M. Jahangiri, Kent State University
(1116302460) 
9:00 a.m.
Minkowski's Inequality with OneForm.
XiaoXiong Gan*, Morgan State University
(111628440) 
9:15 a.m.
On the "degree of emptiness of empty sets": An interpretation of "latent dimension".
Shuang Shen*, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(1116282216) 
9:30 a.m.
Discrete measures with dense jumps induced by Sturmian Dirichlet series.
DoYong Kwon*, Chonnam National University
(1116261382) 
9:45 a.m.
A characterization of rectifiable measures in Euclidean space.
Jonas Azzam*, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Xavier Tolsa, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
(111651574) 
10:00 a.m.
Poisson Equation for pLaplacian on Infinite Graphs and Existence of Solution.
Lucio M.G. Prado*, Department of Mathematics, BMCCThe City Univ. of New York
(1116312755) 
10:15 a.m.
Equivalence of local uniform convergence and local equicontinuity for a general symmetric diffusion semigroup.
Maxim J Goldberg, Ramapo College of NJ
Seonja Kim*, Quinnipiac University
(1116432089) 
10:30 a.m.
T1 theorem on non homogeneous spaces by timefrequency analysis.
Natawat Klamsakul*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(111644458) 
10:45 a.m.
An Extension Theorem for Matrix Weighted Sobolev Space on a Lipschitz Domain.
Christopher Ryan Loga*, University of Tennessee Knoxville
(111642187)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, III
Tahoma 2, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Karen A. Keene, North Carolina State University Karen_keene@ncsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Classification and Prediction: What Admissions and Grades Data Tell Us About Who is Likely to Succeed in Undergraduate Mathematics Programs.
Juan Carlos Apitz*, California State University, Long Beach
(1116Q52943) 
8:20 a.m.
A model for implementing interactiveengaged practices in calculus: effects on performance and conceptual learning.
Guadalupe I Lozano*, University of Arizona
(1116Q52933) 
8:40 a.m.
Investigating the genre of mathematical proof writing at the undergraduate level.
Kristen Lew*, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Juan Pablo MejiaRamos, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
(1116Q52796) 
9:00 a.m.
Learning Assistants in Business Calculus Classes.
Stephen Kenneth Liddle*, George Mason University
Sheeva Doshireh, George Mason University
(1116Q52750) 
9:20 a.m.
Mathematicians' Conceptual and Ideational Mathematics about Continuity of ComplexValued Functions.
Hortensia SotoJohnson*, University of Northern Colorado
Brent Hancock, University of Northern Colorado
Michael Oehrtman, Oklahoma State University
(1116Q52673) 
9:40 a.m.
Success in doctoral mathematics: What do faculty members expect of their students in order for them to be successful and to what do they attribute their own success?
Emily Miller*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Casey GeorgeJackson, University of Louisville
(1116Q52669) 
10:00 a.m.
Listing as a Potential Connection between Sets of Outcomes and Counting Processes.
Sarah A. Erickson*, Oregon State University
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University
(1116Q52520) 
10:20 a.m.
Toward a measure of InquiryOriented instruction.
George Kuster*, Virginia Tech
Estrella Johnson, Virginia Tech
(1116Q52444) 
10:40 a.m.
The Hillyer College Summer BridgeMath Program: A Case Study for Assessing and Improving Student Academic Performance.
Elena A. Cheser*, Hillyer College at University of Hartford
(1116Q52742)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, I
Room 2A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University

8:00 a.m.
Using Case Studies to Integrate Life Science content in Introductory Calculus Courses.
Troy Day*, Queen's University
James Stewart, McMaster University and University of Toronto
(1116T11267) 
8:20 a.m.
Biocalculus: Changing Minds One Derivative at a Time.
Hannah Lea Callender*, University of Portland
Carrie Eaton, Unity College
(1116T11351) 
8:40 a.m.
Integrating Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Psychology to Target AtRisk Students.
Jeff Pullen*, Mercer University
Katie Northcutt, Mercer University
Chamaree de Silva, Mercer University
Jarred Jenkins, Mercer University
(1116T12331) 
9:00 a.m.
Introducing Mathematical Modeling and Improving Quantitative Skills in Collaborative Courses.
Sarah A Hews*, School of Natural Science, Hampshire College
Christina Cianfrani, School of Natural Science, Hampshire College
(1116T12585) 
9:20 a.m.
Pulse Vaccination Models: Dynamics and Sensitivity Analysis.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1116T11248) 
9:40 a.m.
Embracing the Algebraic Approach to Mathematical Biology.
Raina S Robeva*, RandolphMacon College
(1116T12715) 
10:00 a.m.
A Course in Mathematical Biology Using Algebra and Discrete Mathematics.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
(1116T12344) 
10:20 a.m.
Integrating research and teaching in quantitative biology: mathematical modeling of gene regulation.
Robert A Drewell*, Biology Department, Clark University
Jacqueline M Dresch, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Clark University
(1116T12454) 
10:40 a.m.
Modernizing Statistics Education via Biology Applications.
Olcay Akman*, Illinois State University
(1116T12753)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on the Contributions of Minorities to Mathematics Throughout History.
Room 303, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Montgomery College amy.shellgellasch@montgomerycollege.edu
Lloyd Douglas, University of North Carolina

8:00 a.m.
Discovering Undergraduate Mathematics in Native American Culture.
Charles P. Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton
Miles R. Pfahl, Turtle Mountain Community College
Harriet C. Edwards, California State University Fullerton
(1116D1265) 
8:20 a.m.
Incorporating the Contributions of Women and Minorities into Classrooms: David Blackwell, Evelyn Boyd Granville and Mary Gray.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
(1116D1663) 
8:40 a.m.
Sonya Kovalevsky: The Rest of the Story.
Robert L Brabenec*, Wheaton College IL
(1116D1488) 
9:00 a.m.
Polish Women in Mathematics During the Nazi Occupation.
Emelie A Kenney*, Siena College
(1116D198) 
9:20 a.m.
"Arithmetic Simplified" (1832): The Story Behind Catharine Beecher's Most Unrecognized Work.
Jill R. Duke*, New Mexico State University
(1116D11287) 
9:40 a.m.
The making of Benjamin Banneker.
Satish C. Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(1116D11078)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on the Development and Adoption of Open Educational Resources for Teaching and Learning, I
Room 620, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu
Jeremy Russell, The College of New Jersey

8:00 a.m.
Using open resources to teach a freshman general education course for nonSTEM majors.
John W Watson*, Arkansas Tech University
(1116E195) 
8:20 a.m.
Lessons from a teacherdeveloper collaboration on a set of opensource educational web apps.
Mary R Parker*, Austin Community College
Hunter Ellinger, Austin, Texas
(1116E12650) 
8:40 a.m.
Bridging the Closed and Open: How FoxySheep Can Benefit Both Proprietary and Open Technologies for Teaching and Research.
Robert Jacobson*, Roger Williams University
(1116E11434) 
9:00 a.m.
Adaptive JustInTime WeBWorK Assignments.
Geoff R Goehle*, Western Carolina University
(1116E11923) 
9:20 a.m.
Tailoring the Text: Creating a Quality Open Educational Resource for College Algebra.
Mark J. Morabito*, Framingham State University and Framingham High School
(1116E12252) 
9:40 a.m.
A WeBWorKMathBook XML Bridge.
Robert A Beezer*, University of Puget Sound
(1116E11081) 
10:00 a.m.
Exploring Affordable Learning Resources for College Algebra.
Marcela Chiorescu*, Georgia College
(1116E11241) 
10:20 a.m.
Using SageCell for Engaging Students.
D Scott Dillery*, Lindsey Wilson College
(1116E11060) 
10:40 a.m.
Recycling the Book: Adventures (and Misadventures) in Transforming an Undergraduate History of Math Class Using OER.
Cheryl J. McAllister*, Southeast Missouri State University
Craig W. Roberts, Southeast Missouri State University
(1116E11840)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, I
Room 617, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Christopher S. Goodrich, Creghton Preparatory School cgood@prep.creighton.edu
Beverly H. West, Cornell University

8:00 a.m.
Aircraft Longitudinal Oscillations.
Catherine E Cavagnaro*, Sewanee: The University of the South
(1116S12573) 
8:20 a.m.
Reflections from Teaching InquiryOriented Differential Equations.
Keith A Nabb*, Moraine Valley Community College
(1116S1129) 
8:40 a.m.
The Reformed ODE Curriculum: Students' Solution Strategies, Students' Approval of the Qualitative Approach, and the Importance of Incorporating a Writing Component.
Samer S. Habre*, Lebanese American University
(1116S1339) 
9:00 a.m.
SIMIODE  Building a Learning Community to Teach Modeling First Differential Equations.
Brian Winkel*, Emeritus, US Military Academy & Director SIMIODE
(1116S1376) 
9:20 a.m.
Classroom Module for Using ODEs to Model the AIDS Epidemic.
L. G. dePillis*, Harvey Mudd College
(1116S1521) 
9:40 a.m.
Integrating Sage into an Ordinary Differential Equations Course using MathBook XML.
Thomas W Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Theron Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
(1116S1586) 
10:00 a.m.
Using Current/Urgent Research to Enhance Undergraduate Differential Equations.
Erich McAlister*, Fort Lewis College
(1116S1811) 
10:20 a.m.
Modeling First  Techniques Just In Time.
Eric Sullivan*, Carroll College
(1116S11186) 
10:40 a.m.
Using Maple to Promote Modeling in Differential Equations.
Patrice G Tiffany*, Manhattan College
Rosemary C Farley, Manhattan College
(1116S11488)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Inverse Problems and Applications, II
Room 3A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington gunther@math.washington.edu

8:00 a.m.
Transverse ray transform.
David V Finch*, Dept of Mathematics, Oregon State Unversity
Patcharee Wongsason, Department of Math, Statistics, Computer Science Ubon Ratchathani University
(1116442186) 
8:30 a.m.
Spectral Estimates and Inverse Boundary Problems for Elliptic Operators.
Katya Krupchyk*, University of California, Irvine
(1116352759) 
9:00 a.m.
Dbar Methods for Functional Pulmonary Imaging with Electrical Impedance Tomography.
Jennifer L Mueller*, Colorado State University
(1116351658) 
9:30 a.m.
Inversion of the attenuated geodesic Xray transform on simple surfaces.
Francois S Monard*, University of Michigan
(1116352281) 
10:00 a.m.
Photoacoustic tomography taking into account thermoelastic attenuation.
Sebastian Acosta*, Baylor College of Medicine
(1116351921) 
10:30 a.m.
Computing Fourier Integral Operators with Caustics.
Peter A Caday*, Rice University
(1116352816)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 4C2, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAANCTM Joint Committee on Mutual Concerns, College Board/MAA Joint Committee on Mutual Concerns Panel Discussion
College calculus and the preparation gap: Identified problems and models for improvement.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Boardman, Pacific University
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Panelists:
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Deborah Hughes Hallett, Harvard University
Robin Cruz, College of Idaho
Dave Dwyer, University of Evansville
Chad Topaz, Macalester College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Guidelines for Statistics Education: MAA Curriculum Guide, ASA Guidelines, GAISE II, and SET.
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Paul Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Sue Schou, Idaho State University
Randall Pruim, Calvin College
Panelists:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Michelle Everson, Ohio State University
Chris Franklin, University of Georgia
Beth Chance, Cal Poly  San Luis Obispo 
Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Cengage Learning Focus Groups
Leschi, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel 
Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Hall 4B, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 8:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on MAAEDGE (Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education) Pure and Applied Talks by Women Math Warriors
Room 608, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Candice R. Price, Sam Houston State University candice.r.price@gmail.com
Amy L. Buchmann, Tulane University amylynbuchmann@gmail.com

8:05 a.m.
A Test for the Twosample Problem using a Rankbased Approach.
Jamye Nichelle Curry*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1116Z11502) 
8:30 a.m.
Temperature Effects on REM/nonREM Sleep Dynamics.
Shelby N Wilson*, Morehouse College
Selenne Banuelos, California State University Channel Islands
Janet Best, The Ohio State University
Gemma Huguet, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Alicia PrietoLangarica, Youngstown State University
Pamela Pyzza, Ohio Wesleyan University
(1116Z11151) 
8:55 a.m.
Boundaries of BaumslagSolitar Groups.
Craig Guilbault, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Christopher Mooney, N/A
Molly Moran*, Colorado College
Carrie Tirel, University of WisconsinFox Valley
(1116Z11071) 
9:20 a.m.
Evolutionary Dynamics of a Multitrait Semelparous Model.
Amy Veprauskas*, Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
J M Cushing, Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics and Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(1116Z1866) 
9:45 a.m.
A mathematical model of broadspectrum antibiotic treatment of leptospirosis: the risk of antibiotic resistance.
Laurel A Ohm*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(1116Z1332) 
10:10 a.m.
Analysis of Retinal Images Via Dimension Reduction on Graphs.
Karamatou A Yacoubou Djima*, Swarthmore College
Wojciech Czaja, University of Maryland, College Park
Lucia D Simonelli, University of Maryland, College Park
(1116Z12549) 
10:35 a.m.
Intrinsic Tame Filling Functions.
Anisah Nabilah Nu'Man*, Trinity College
(1116Z12747)

8:05 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Hall 4F, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
What makes for powerful classroomsand what can we do, now that we know?
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
Alan Schoenfeld*, University of California, Berkeley
(1116A012) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Transseries: algebra and model theory.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
Lou van den Dries*, University of Illinois
(111603691) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part B
Humanistic mathematics.
Tahoma 5, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Presenters:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Eric Marland, Appalachian State University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
Implementing inquiryoriented curricula for linear algebra, differential equations, and abstract algebra.
Metropolitan B, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Estrella Johnson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Teaching introductory statistics for instructors new to teaching statistics.
Metropolitan A, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Carolyn Cuff, Westminster College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Room 618, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
David Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gil Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech

9:00 a.m.
Online Linear Algebra Tools from the MAA Course Communities.
David Strong*, Pepperdine University
(1116H11975) 
9:20 a.m.
Exploring linear algebra with technology while being crunched for time.
Mark Hughes*, Brigham Young University
(1116H1895) 
9:40 a.m.
Using Matlab and Blended Learning Techniques for a Successful Linear Algebra Learning Experience.
Christina Lee*, Oxford College of Emory University
(1116H12422) 
10:00 a.m.
Singular Value Decomposition: A thrilling inspiration in Linear Algebra.
Naima Naheed*, Benedict College, Columbia, SC
(1116H11556) 
10:20 a.m.
Linear Algebra in the Formal World of Mathematical Thinking.
John Hannah, University of Canterbury
Sepideh Stewart*, University of Oklahoma
Mike Thomas, University of Auckland
(1116H12427) 
10:40 a.m.
Specific Examples, Generic Elements and Restricted Dimensions  Overcoming Student Roadblocks in Linear Algebra.
Jeffrey L. Stuart*, Pacific Lutheran University
(1116H1995)

9:00 a.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Skybridge, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Hall 4A, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA/NCTM Joint Committee on Mutual Concerns Panel Discussion
Instructional strategies that can make a difference.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Tom Dick, Oregon State University
Diane Briars, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Brian Hopkins, St. Peters University
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Perspectives on IBL teaching: novice, experienced and master.
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University Shreveport
Theron Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
Panelists:
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Mitchel T. Keller, Wahsington and Lee University
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Differential algebra and special points conjectures.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
James Freitag*, University of California Los Angeles
(11160367) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
The $SL(2,\mathbb{R})$ action on moduli space.
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
Alex Eskin*, University of Chicago
(11163714) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
How to Keep your Genome Secret.
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
Kristin Estella Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(1116111194) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Fourier analysis on general finite groups.
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
W Timothy Gowers*, University of Cambridge, UK
(1116051520) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Imperfect algorithms, asymptotic density, and Turing degrees.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
Carl G. Jockusch*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11160366) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Current Events Bulletin
Room 4C3, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, MSRI and UC Berkeley de@msri.org

1:00 p.m.
What can topology tell us about the neural code?
Carina Curto*, Pennsylvania State University
(1116002101) 
2:00 p.m.
Laplacian growth, sandpiles and scaling limits.
Lionel Levine, Cornell University
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research and University of California, Berkeley
(1116002116) 
3:00 p.m.
Probabilistic combinatorics and the recent work of Peter Keevash.
W Timothy Gowers*, University of Cambridge, UK
(1116051801) 
4:00 p.m.
What are Lyapunov exponents, and why are they interesting?
Amie Wilkinson*, University of Chicago
(1116002121)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
The fractal geometry of the Mandelbrot Set.
Ballroom 6A, Washington State Convention Center
Robert Devaney*, Boston University
(1116A050) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Theory of Differential and Functional Equations
Skagit 3, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Taylor Dupuy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Vermont taylor.dupuy@gmail.com
Alexey Ovchinnikov, CUNY Queens College, New York

1:00 p.m.
Differential Galois extensions.
Anand Pillay*, University of Notre Dame
(1116341294) 
2:00 p.m.
On the computation of the differencedifferential Galois group for a secondorder linear difference equation.
Carlos E Arreche*, North Carolina State University
(1116121478) 
2:30 p.m.
Calculating parameterized PicardVessiot group.
Andrei Minchenko*, Weizmann Institute of Science
(1116202483) 
3:00 p.m.
Two Bezouttype theorems for differential equations.
Gal Binyamini*, University of Toronto
(1116341666) 
3:30 p.m.
Around the JouanolouHrushovskiGhys Theorem.
James E Freitag*, UCLA
Rahim Moosa, University of Waterloo
(111614619) 
4:00 p.m.
The Riemannian geometry of the integers.
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
(111611657) 
5:00 p.m.
Hyperderivatives and difference equations in function field arithmetic.
Matthew A. Papanikolas*, Texas A&M University
(1116111724) 
5:40 p.m.
Zeta functions of difference varieties.
Yuval Dor*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(1116142246)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Methods in Combinatorics, II
Room 204, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Berget, Western Washington University
Steven Klee, Seattle University klees@seattleu.edu
Isabella Novik, University of Washington, Seattle

1:00 p.m.
Hodge Theory on Matroids.
Eric Katz*, University of Waterloo
(111605856) 
1:30 p.m.
Ladder ideals and tropical hyperplane arrangements with infinities.
Alex Fink*, Queen Mary University of London
(111605808) 
2:00 p.m.
Syzygies on Tutte polynomials of freedom matroids.
Joseph Kung*, University of North Texas
(111605336) 
2:30 p.m.
Relaxing the exchange axiom and Stanley's conjecture for matroid $h$vectors.
Jose Alejandro Samper*, University of Washington
(1116052329) 
3:00 p.m.
Commutative algebra of generalized permutohedra.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Texas at Austin
(1116052732) 
3:30 p.m.
Polytopal resolutions of StanleyReisner ideals of polytopes.
Alexander Engstrom*, Aalto University
(1116051949) 
4:00 p.m.
Balinski's theorem and dual graphs of curves.
Bruno Benedetti*, U Miami
Barbara Bolognese, Northeastern U
Matteo Varbaro, Univ. degli Studi di Genova
(1116051655) 
4:30 p.m.
Face enumeration and KruskalKatonatype theorems.
Kai Fong Ernest Chong*, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
(1116051678) 
5:00 p.m.
Minimal balanced triangulations of sphere bundles over the circle.
Hailun Zheng*, University of Washington
(1116051205) 
5:30 p.m.
Recent results on face enumeration of manifolds and or pseudomanifolds.
Ed Swartz*, Cornell University
(1116051695)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
Algebraic geometry: A problembased course.
Tahoma 5, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Presenters:
Thomas Garrity, Williams College
Ryan Brown, Georgia College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Classification Problems in Operator Algebras, II
Room 400, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Marcel Bischoff, Vanderbilt University
Ben Hayes, Vanderbilt University benjamin.r.hayes@vanderbilt.edu

1:00 p.m.
Model theory and the Weak Expectation Property.
Isaac Goldbring*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thomas Sinclair, Purdue University
(111646592) 
2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: II$_1$ factors with nonisomorphic ultrapowers.
Remi Boutonnet, University of California San Diego
Ionut Chifan*, The University of Iowa
Adrian Ioana, University of California San Diego
(111646690) 
3:00 p.m.
Singly generated planar algebras by a 3box.
Yunxiang Ren*, Vanderbilt University
(111647888) 
3:30 p.m.
Bicommutant categories.
David Penneys*, University of California, Los Angeles
(111646455) 
4:00 p.m.
On Upper Triangular Forms in Finite von Neumann Algebras.
Joseph C Noles*, Texas A&M University
(1116471910) 
4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Weighted NevanlinnaPick Interpolation over $W^*$Algebras.
Jennifer R Good*, University of Wisconsin  Platteville
(1116472678) 
5:00 p.m.
An example of factoriality under nontracial finite free Fisher information assumptions.
Brent A Nelson*, University of California, Berkeley
(1116461839) 
5:30 p.m.
Noncommutative Gaussian Spaces.
Stephen Avsec*, Texas A&M University
(1116461902)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 603, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Daniel Hernández, University of Utah dhernan@math.utah.edu
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Karl Schwede, University of Utah

1:00 p.m.
$F$thresholds of graded rings.
Alessandro De Stefani*, University of Virginia
Luis N{ú}{ñ}ezBetancourt, University of Virginia
(1116131096) 
1:30 p.m.
Lower SemiContinuity of the FSignature.
Thomas Polstra*, University of MissouriColumbia
(111613538) 
2:00 p.m.
Closure operations that induce big CohenMacaulay modules and algebras, module closures, and classification of singularities.
Rebecca R.G.*, University of Michigan
(1116131838) 
2:30 p.m.
Frobenius actions and a type of singularity in characteristic $p > 0$.
Eric Canton*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1116132005) 
3:00 p.m.
Lyubeznik numbers, connectivity, and cohomological dimension in mixed characteristic.
Daniel J. Hernández, University of Michigan
Luis NúñezBetancourt, University of Virginia
J. Felipe Pérez*, Georgia State University
Emily E. Witt, University of Kansas
(1116131450) 
3:30 p.m.
Rational singularities and Uniform Symbolic Topologies.
Robert M. Walker*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1116131273) 
4:00 p.m.
Derived S Systems.
Alberto Chiecchio*, TASIS in Dorado
Lance E Miller, University of Arkansas
(1116142619) 
4:30 p.m.
Generic vanishing and classification of irregular surfaces in positive characteristics.
Yuan Wang*, University of Utah
(1116141366) 
5:00 p.m.
Subadditivity of logKodaira dimension.
Sándor J Kovács*, University of Washington
Zsolt Patakfalvi, Princeton University
(1116141507)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Early Career Female Mathematicians in Algebra and Topology
Room 201, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jocelyn Bell, United States Military Academy, West Point bell.jocelyn@gmail.com
Bethany Kubik, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Candice Price, Sam Houston State University

1:00 p.m.
Topological games.
Jocelyn R Bell*, United States Military Academy, West Point
(111654337) 
1:30 p.m.
Homotopy Critical Spectrum.
Eleanor McNair Abernethy*, Univeristy of Tennessee
(111653253) 
2:00 p.m.
Determining Geometric Structures of ProteinBound DNA using Modeling Software.
Mary Therese Padberg*, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Isabel Darcy, The University of Iowa
Stephen Levene, The University of Texas at Dallas
Stefan Giovan, The University of Texas at Dallas
Rob Scharein, Hypnagogic Software
(1116921794) 
2:30 p.m.
Semidualizing DG Modules over Tensor Products.
Hannah Altmann*, University of Minnesota, Morris
(111613388) 
3:00 p.m.
Koszul Homology.
Denise A. Rangel Tracy*, Syracuse University
L. Sega, University of Missouri  Kansas City
R. Dellaca, U.C. Irvine
J. Hoffmeier, Northwest Missouri State University
P. Thompson, University of Nebraska Lincoln
G. Sosa, Amherst College
(1116131526) 
3:30 p.m.
The Intersection Algebra of Ideals.
Sara Malec*, Hood College
(111613955) 
4:00 p.m.
Could topology provide insight into brain diseases?
Leyda M. Almodovar Velazquez*, University of Iowa
Isabel K. Darcy, University of Iowa
(111655437) 
4:30 p.m.
Topological Speedups of Odometers and Substitutions.
Lori Alvin*, Bradley University
Drew Ash, University of Denver
Nic Ormes, University of Denver
(1116541056) 
5:00 p.m.
A Game of Crowns: Layered Generalized Crowns and Chromatic Number.
Shannon Talbott*, Moravian College
(111605740) 
5:30 p.m.
Realizations of phased matroids.
Amanda L Ruiz*, Univeristy of San Diego
(1116051342)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Equations of Fluid Motion, II
Skagit 4, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University cossie@math.oregonstate.edu
Radu Dascaliuc, Oregon State University
James P. Kelliher, University of California Riverside

1:00 p.m.
Flows in Karstic Geometry.
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University
(1116761088) 
1:30 p.m.
Regularity criteria for the 3D NavierStokes and MHD equations.
Alexey Cheskidov, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mimi Dai*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111635214) 
2:00 p.m.
BoseEinstein condensation in a Kompaneets model for low density plasmas.
Joshua Ballew, Carnegie Mellon University
Gautam Iyer*, Carnegie Mellon University
Robert L Pego, Carnegie Mellon University
(1116351553) 
2:30 p.m.
Recent progresses in boundary layer analysis.
GungMin Gie*, University of Louisville
(1116762345) 
3:00 p.m.
Quantum Spontaneous Stochasticity.
Theodore D Drivas*, The Johns Hopkins University
Gregory L Eyink, The Johns Hopkins University
(1116812770) 
3:30 p.m.
Onsager's Conjecture.
Tristan Buckmaster*, New York University
(111635358) 
4:00 p.m.
Mixing versus chemotaxis.
Alexander Kiselev, Rice University
Xiaoqian Xu*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111635816) 
4:30 p.m.
On nonDarcy fluid flows in porous media.
Luan T Hoang*, Texas Tech University
(1116351501) 
5:00 p.m.
Analytical and Computational Results for BlowUp Criteria for the 3D Incompressible Euler Equations Based on the Voigt Regularization.
Adam Larios*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Mark Petersen, Los Alamos National Lab
Edriss S Titi, Texas A&M University and Weizmann Institute of Science
Beth Wingate, Exeter University
(1116351329) 
5:30 p.m.
Nonlocal equations, electroconvection.
Peter Constantin*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
Mihaela Ignatova, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(1116351762)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric and Categorical Methods in Representation Theory, II
Rooms 307/308, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Anthony Licata, Australian National University
Julia Pevtsova, Universityof Washington, Seattle julia@math.washington.edu

1:00 p.m.
Rational Cohomology and Supports for Unipotent Algebraic Groups.
Eric M. Friedlander*, University of Southern California
(111620651) 
1:30 p.m.
Support varieties for Lie superalgebras and graded group schemes.
Christopher M Drupieski*, DePaul University
Jonathan R Kujawa, University of Oklahoma
(111620601) 
2:00 p.m.
The relative stable category of a modular group algebra.
Jon F Carlson*, University of Georgia
(111620681) 
2:30 p.m.
Relative stable categories and their prime ideal spectra.
Shawn Baland*, University of Washington
Greg Stevenson, University of Bielefeld
(1116162701) 
3:00 p.m.
On Support Varieties and the Humphreys Conjecture in type $A$.
William Dietrich Hardesty*, University of Georgia
(1116181881) 
3:30 p.m.
The Lie Module and its Complexity.
Frederick R. Cohen, University of Rochester
David J. Hemmer, University of Buffalo, SUNY
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
(111620855) 
4:00 p.m.
On nilpotent commuting varieties and cohomology of Frobenius kernels.
Nham Vo Ngo*, University of Arizona
(1116201432) 
4:30 p.m.
The Marked Brauer Algebra.
Jonathan Kujawa*, University of Oklahoma
Benjiman Tharp, University of Oklahoma
(111616846) 
5:00 p.m.
Centric linking systems and control of fixed points.
George Glauberman, University of Chicago
Justin Lynd*, University of Montana
(1116202192) 
5:30 p.m.
Geometric Structure in Smooth Dual.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State
(111622676)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Global Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 610, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Steven Zelditch, Northwestern University szelditch@northwestern.edu
Hart Smith, University of Washington, Seattle
Chris Sogge, Johns Hopkins University

1:00 p.m.
Doubling estimates, vanishing order and nodal sets of Steklov eigenfunctions.
Christopher Sogge, Johns Hopkins University
Xing Wang, Wayne State University
Jiuyi Zhu*, Johns Hopkins University
(111642132) 
1:30 p.m.
Quantum Unique Ergodicity and the number of nodal domains of eigenfunctions.
Junehyuk Jung*, KAIST Department of Mathematical Sciences
(111653404) 
2:00 p.m.
Growth and nodal sets of Laplace eigenfunctions on manifolds.
Guillaume RoyFortin*, Northwestern University
(111658154) 
3:00 p.m.
Conormal cycles of random nodal sets.
Gabriel Rivière*, Un iversité Lille 1
(111658864) 
4:00 p.m.
Seeing Through Space Time.
Gunther Uhlmann*, University of Washington
(1116582985) 
5:00 p.m.
The trace of the heat kernel and regularity of potentials.
Hart F. Smith*, University of Washington
(1116582981)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Higher Genus Curves and Fibrations of Higher Genus Curves in Mathematical Physics and Arithmetic Geometry, II
Room 310, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Andreas Malmendier, Utah State University, Logan andreas.malmendier@usu.edu
Tony Shaska, Oakland University, Rochester

1:00 p.m.
Quasiplatonic actions of some simple groups on Riemann surfaces and their dessins d'enfant.
S. Allen Broughton*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1116141481) 
1:30 p.m.
Picard groups of Hurwitz spaces.
Anand Deopurkar*, Columbia University
Anand Patel, Boston College
(1116141780) 
2:00 p.m.
Conductors and minimal discriminants of hyperelliptic curves with rational Weierstrass points.
Padmavathi Srinivasan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111614822) 
2:30 p.m.
Endomorphisms of Abelian Surfaces, Shimura curves, and counterexamples to the Hasse principle.
James Stankewicz*, University of Bristol
(1116111210) 
3:00 p.m.
Equations of Riemann surfaces with automorphisms via partial flattening stratifications.
David Swinarski*, Fordham University
(1116141127) 
3:30 p.m.
Explicit high ranks in higher genus.
Douglas Ulmer*, Georgia Tech
(1116111431) 
4:00 p.m.
Integral minimal models for binary forms.
Lubjana Beshaj*, Oakland University
(1116111279) 
4:30 p.m.
A catalog of genus 2 curves over Q.
Andrew R. Booker, University of Bristol
Andrew V. Sutherland*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John Voight, Dartmouth College
Dan Yasaki, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(1116111514) 
5:00 p.m.
Points of bounded degree on curves.
Aaron Levin*, Michigan State University
(1116112568)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Increasing student engagement and understanding through active learning strategies in calculus.
Metropolitan A, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Debbie Gochenaur, Shippensburg University
Larissa Schroeder, University of Hartford 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, II
Room 4C4, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University

1:00 p.m.
Modeling innovations for fisheries assessments and management: are there any?
James N Ianelli*, Alaska Fisheries Science Center National Marine Fisheries Service
(111692718) 
1:30 p.m.
Marine protected areas with mobile predator and prey.
Patrick De Leenheer*, Oregon State University
(111692414) 
2:00 p.m.
Estimation of grey seal predation mortality on the three main commercial demersal species in West of Scotland and implications for stock assessments and MSY calculation.
Vanessa Trijoulet*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
Robin M Cook, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
(111692131) 
2:30 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of the James Spinymussel.
Marisa P Draper, James Madison University
Maranda M Pepe, James Madison University
Dylana A Wilhelm, James Madison University
Lihua Chen, James Madison University
Patrice M Ludwig, James Madison University
Christine L May, James Madison University
Anthony Tongen*, James Madison University
(111692776) 
3:00 p.m.
What can we learn about community dynamics and climate impacts from spatiotemporal models? A case study of freshwater fishes.
James T Thorson*, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NMFS, NOAA
(111692610) 
3:30 p.m.
The effect of avian stagedependent vector exposure on enzootic West Nile virus transmission.
Suzanne L Robertson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Kevin Caillouet, St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement District
(111692471) 
4:00 p.m.
The effects of extreme climate conditions on vertically transmitted vectorborne diseases.
Kbenesh W. Blayneh*, Florida A&M University
(111634434) 
4:30 p.m.
Modeling Feral Hogs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Evaluate Control Efforts and Analyze the Population's Niche.
Benjamin Levy*, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Charles Collins, University of Tennessee
Rene Salinas, Appalachian State University
Marguerite Madden, University of Georgia
Joseph Corn, University of Georgia
William Stiver, National Parks Service
(111692137) 
5:00 p.m.
Mathematics of Granular Materials and the Future of this Natural Resource.
A. Bass Bagayogo*, Université de SaintBoniface
(111692450)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 604, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Yaim Cooper, Harvard University yaim@math.harvard.edu
Anand Patel, Boston College

1:00 p.m.
Families of tautological relations.
Aaron Pixton*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116141531) 
2:00 p.m.
Hurwitz Correspondences on $\overline{\mathcal{M}}_{0,N}$.
Rohini Ramadas*, University of Michigan
(1116141505) 
3:00 p.m.
Projectivity of the moduli space of stable logvarieties.
Sándor J Kovács*, University of Washington
Zsolt Patakfalvi, Princeton University
(1116141509) 
4:00 p.m.
Limits of plane quintics via covers of stacky curves.
Anand Deopurkar*, Columbia University
(1116141785) 
5:00 p.m.
Smoothability of Genus 6 Petri General Curves.
Aaron Landesman*, Harvard University
David ZureickBrown, Emory University
(111614492)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Cryptography, II
Room 606, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Matilde Lalin, University of Montreal
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii, Honolulu mmanes@math.hawaii.edu
Christelle Vincent, University of Vermont

1:00 p.m.
Using SageMath for Number Theory and Cryptography.
William Arthur Stein*, University of Washington
(111611965) 
1:30 p.m.
Comparison of scalar multiplication on real hyperelliptic curves.
Michael J. Jacobson Jr., University of Calgary, Canada
Monireh Rezai Rad, University of Calgary, Canada
Renate Scheidler*, University of Calgary, Canada
(1116111455) 
2:00 p.m.
Computing the $p$torsion of Jacobians in characteristic $p$.
Colin Weir*, Tutte Institute
(1116111777) 
2:30 p.m.
A computational approach to the ABC Conjecture.
Jennifer Balakrishnan, University of Oxford
Jennifer Berg, University of Texas at Austin
Alyson Deines, CCR
Yasemin Kara, Cornell University
Lily Khadjavi*, Loyola Marymount University
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Victor Scharschkin, University of Queensland
(1116112204) 
3:00 p.m.
Torsion in Odd Degree.
Abbey Bourdon*, University of Georgia
Paul Pollack, University of Georgia
(1116111391) 
3:30 p.m.
Representations of integral Hermitian forms by sums of norms.
Jingbo Liu*, Wesleyan University
(111611537) 
4:00 p.m.
Quantum mock modular forms arising from etatheta functions.
Amanda Folsom, Amherst College
Sharon Garthwaite, Bucknell University
SoonYi Kang, Kangwon National University
Holly Swisher, Oregon State University
Stephanie Treneer*, Western Washington University
(1116111932) 
4:30 p.m.
Gaussian Hypergeometric Series and Counting Points on Families of Hypersurfaces.
Sharon M. Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
Matthew Papanikolas, Texas A&M University
Jonathan Root, Boston University
M. Valentina Vega, William Patterson University
(1116111846) 
5:00 p.m.
Connections between hypergeometric series, hypergeometric algebraic varieties, and supercongruences.
Alyson Deines, Center for Communications Research
Jenny G. Fuselier, High Point University
Ling Long, Louisiana State University
Holly Swisher*, Oregon State University
FangTing Tu, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, Taiwan
(111611925) 
5:30 p.m.
Divisibility sequences associated to higher dimensional algebraic groups.
Patrick Ingram, Colorado State University
Joseph H Silverman*, Brown University
Katherine Stange, University of Colorado
(111611237)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Complex Analysis, II
Room 401, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University chakr2d@cmich.edu
Yunus Zeytuncu, University of Michigan, Dearborn

1:00 p.m.
The Bergman kernel on some Hartogs domains.
Zhenghui Huo*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1116321378) 
1:30 p.m.
Regularity of the weighted Bergman projection on the Hartogs triangle.
Liwei Chen*, The Ohio State University
(111632420) 
2:00 p.m.
The Bergman theory of generalized Hartogs triangles: $L^p$Sobolev boundedness.
Luke D. Edholm*, The Ohio State University
(111632767) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A pointwise apriori estimate for the $\overline{\partial }$Neumann problem on weakly pseudoconvex domains.
R. Michael Range*, State University of New York at Albany
(111632672) 
3:00 p.m.
Bounded Plurisubharmonic Exhaustion Functions in $\mathbb{CP}^n$.
Phillip S Harrington*, University of Arkansas
(1116321161) 
3:30 p.m.
Essential norm estimates for the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann operator.
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo
Sonmez Sahutoglu*, University of Toledo
(111632489) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Range of the product of a composition operator with the adjoint of a composition operator.
John H. Clifford*, University of MichiganDearborn
Michael Dabkowski, Lawrence Technological University
(1116472435) 
4:30 p.m.
The Wiener Test for the Removability of the Logarithmic Singularity for the Elliptic PDEs with Measurable Coefficients and Its Consequences.
Ugur G. Abdulla*, Florida Institute of Technology
(111635381) 
5:00 p.m.
Positive eigenvalues of curvatures of line bundles that lie on the boundary of the Kahler cone.
Dincer Guler*, Park University
(111632861) 
5:30 p.m.
Rectifiability of Harmonic Measure.
Jonas Azzam*, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Steve Hofmann, University of Missouri
José María Martell, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas (ICMAT)
Svitlana Mayboroda, University of Minnesota
Mihalis Mourgoglou, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Xavier Tolsa, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University
(111631572)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Problems and Challenges in Financial Engineering and Risk Management, I
Chelan 2, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Matthew Lorig, University of Washington, Seattle
Haijun Li, Washington State University, Pullman
HongMing Yin, Washington State University, Pullman hyin@wsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
How Leverage Transforms a Volatility Skew: Asymptotics for Continuous and Jump Dynamics.
Roger Lee*, University of Chicago
Ruming Wang, Goldman Sachs
(1116602595) 
1:30 p.m.
Dynamic Conic Finance via Backward Stochastic Difference Equations.
Tomasz R Bielecki*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology
Tao Chen, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1116912100) 
2:00 p.m.
Universal portfolios in stochastic portfolio theory.
Ting Kam Leonard Wong*, University of Washington
(1116602326) 
2:30 p.m.
Optimal Investment with Transaction Costs and Stochastic Volatility.
Maxim Bichuch*, Johns Hopkins University
Ronnie Sircar, Princeton University
(111660247) 
3:00 p.m.
Regularly Varying Asymptotics for Tail Risk.
Haijun Li*, Washington State University
(1116912978) 
3:30 p.m.
Pricing covariance swaps in Lévy driven market.
Indranil SenGupta*, North Dakota State University
Semere Habtemicael, North Dakota State University
(111660331) 
4:00 p.m.
Rankbased markets with model uncertainty.
Tomoyuki Ichiba*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1116601675) 
4:30 p.m.
Quickest detection in the Wiener disorder problem with postchange drift uncertainty.
Heng Yang, Mathematics Department CUNY Graduate Center
Olympia Hadjiliadis*, Hunter College and the Graduate Center
Michael Ludkovski, University of California, Santa Barbara
(111660698) 
5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Methods for Portfolio Optimization Problems with Stochastic Volatility.
JeanPierre Fouque, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ruimeng Hu*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1116601942) 
5:30 p.m.
Regime Switching Model for Economic Crisis and Stock Selection.
Nguyet T. Nguyen*, Youngstown State University, OH
Dung A. Nguyen, Ned Davis Research Group
(1116601173)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Surreal Numbers, II
Room 602, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Philip Ehrlich, Ohio University, Athens ehrlich@ohio.edu
Ovidiu Costin, Ohio State University, Columbus

1:00 p.m.
Exponentiallogarithmic power series fields and the surreal numbers.
Salma Kuhlmann*, University of Konstanz
(1116062397) 
2:00 p.m.
The hypnagogic digraph, with applications to embeddings of the settheoretic universe.
Joel David Hamkins*, City University of New York
(11160341) 
3:00 p.m.
Number systems with simplicity hierarchies: a generalization of Conway's theory of surreal numbers II.
Phillip Ehrlich, Ohio University
Elliot Alexander Kaplan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111603467) 
3:30 p.m.
Analysis on surreal numbers.
Simon RubinsteinSalzedo*, Euler Circle
Ashvin Swaminathan, Harvard College
(111640329) 
4:00 p.m.
Analysis on Surreal Numbers: Functions and Integration.
Ashvin Anand Swaminathan*, Harvard College
Simon RubinsteinSalzedo, The Euler Circle
(111603311) 
4:30 p.m.
Lebesgue measure and integration theory on arbitrary real closed fields.
Tobias Kaiser*, University of Passau, Germany
(111603409) 
5:00 p.m.
Lengths of developments in $K((G))$.
Julia F. Knight, University of Notre Dame
Karen M. Lange*, Wellesley College
(1116032048) 
5:30 p.m.
Lengths of roots of polynomials in Hahn fields.
Julia F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
Karen M. Lange, Wellesley College
(1116121752)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Teaching mathematics with sports applications.
Metropolitan B, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Rick Cleary, Babson College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Water Waves, II
Skagit 5, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
John Carter, Seattle University
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington, Seattle
Katie Oliveras, Seattle University oliveras@seattleu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Frequency downshift in a viscous fluid.
John Carter*, Seattle University
Alex Govan, Seattle University
Diane Henderson, Penn State University
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado at Boulder
(111676248) 
1:30 p.m.
Developments and Applications of a Multilayer Shallow Water Model.
Kyle T Mandli*, Columbia University
(111665785) 
2:00 p.m.
Stratified solitary waves.
Robin Ming Chen, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Samuel Walsh, Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri
Miles H. Wheeler*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1116762835) 
2:30 p.m.
Extremely Steep Traveling Interfacial Waves.
Benjamin F Akers*, The Air Force Institute of Technology
(111676621) 
3:00 p.m.
Overhanging traveling gravitycapillary waves.
J. Douglas Wright*, Drexel University
(1116352272) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing ThreeDimensional Water Waves.
Olga Trichtchenko*, University College London
JeanMarc VandenBroeck, University College London
Emilian Parau, UEA
Paul Milewski, University of Bath
(1116762233) 
4:00 p.m.
On the slope of steady water waves.
Walter A. Strauss*, Brown University
(111676976) 
4:30 p.m.
Highfrequency instabilities of small amplitude water waves.
Bernard Deconinck*, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
(111676208) 
5:00 p.m.
Normal forms transformations for water waves.
Catherine Sulem*, University of Toronto
(111676757)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on What Do We Know about University Mathematics Teaching, and How Can It Help Us?
Room 607, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Alan Schoenfeld, University of California Berkeley alans@berkeley.edu

1:00 p.m.
Carnegie's Community College Pathways: Instruction supporting productive struggle and student persistence in developmental mathematics classrooms.
Ann Ryu Edwards*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1116AB1338) 
1:30 p.m.
An Ongoing Effort to Create Effective InquiryOriented Abstract Algebra Classrooms.
Sean P Larsen*, Portland State University
(1116AB1557) 
2:00 p.m.
The LUMOS Project: What do we really learn in Undergraduate Mathematics?
Greg Oates*, University of Auckland
(1116AB1650) 
2:30 p.m.
The same content, but very different lectures: The decisions collegiate mathematics instructors make and how they shape the mathematics in their classrooms.
Alon Pinto*, University of California, Berkeley
(1116AB2920) 
3:00 p.m.
Advances in inquiryoriented instruction at the postsecondary level: Student success and instructor practices.
Chris L Rasmussen*, San Diego State University
(1116AB1101) 
3:30 p.m.
A Proving Supplement for an Undergraduate Real Analysis Course.
John Selden*, New Mexico State University
Annie Selden, New Mexico State University
(1116971511)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on the History of Mathematics, IV
Tahoma 3, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Patti Hunter, Westmont College phunter@westmont.edu
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Deborah Kent, Drake University

1:00 p.m.
The Effectiveness of Mathematics as Applied to Science.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(111601303) 
1:30 p.m.
What makes a student the "best"?
Della Dumbaugh*, University of Richmond
(1116011405) 
2:00 p.m.
Recognizing Ricci.
Judith R Goodstein*, Visiting Associate, Einstein Papers Project, Caltech
(111601510) 
2:30 p.m.
American Women Mathematics Doctorates, 19401959.
Margaret A.M. Murray*, University of Iowa
(111601526) 
3:00 p.m.
Polish Math House of the Interwar Period: Stefan Banach.
Andrzej Lenard*, San Diego, CA
(111601611) 
3:30 p.m.
"The first man whom you meet on the street": tracing back a wellknown quotation by Hilbert.
June BarrowGreen*, The Open University, UK
Reinhard SiegmundSchultze, University of Agder, Norway
(1116011491) 
4:00 p.m.
The "patriotic duty not to nationalize science": aspects of the internationalization of mathematics in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Laura E Turner*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(1116012038) 
4:30 p.m.
Russian participation in the early International Congresses of Mathematicians.
Christopher Hollings*, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK
(111601264) 
5:00 p.m.
Making a Name in Midcentury Mathematics: Individuals, institutions, and the American reaction to Nicolas Bourbaki.
Michael J. Barany*, Princeton University
(111601228)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Associative and Nonassociative Algebra and Rings, III
Chelan 4, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

1:00 p.m.
On locally semisimple representations of quivers.
Calin Chindris, University of Missouri
Daniel B Kline*, University of Missouri
(1116162364) 
1:15 p.m.
Matrix Algebras: Equivalent Ring Relations and Special Presentations.
Sam Mendelson*, George Mason University
Geir Agnarsson, George Mason University
(1116162513) 
1:30 p.m.
Zero Divisor Graphs of $2 \times 2$ Upper Triangular Matrix Rings over $\mathbb{Z}_n$.
Ethan J Gegner*, Taylor University
(1116162535) 
1:45 p.m.
A Super Categorical View of Kashiwara's Rule for Tensor Products of Crystals.
Nick J. Davidson*, University of Oregon
(1116182965) 
2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the ideal based zerodivisor graph of a semiring.
Sara Shirinkam*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio
(1116131799) 
2:15 p.m.
Homomorphisms Between Standard Modules of KLR Algebras.
David Julian Steinberg*, University of Oregon
(1116162665) 
2:30 p.m.
On the images of multilinear maps of matrices over finitedimensional division algebras.
Cailan Chun Chun Li, University of California, Berkeley
Man Cheung Kevin Tsui*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1116152719) 
2:45 p.m.
Bounding the Degrees of ExtModules over Complete Intersections.
Jason Hardin*, Worcester State University
(1116132601) 
3:00 p.m.
Gorenstein Dimensions of Modulefinite Extensions.
Pye Phyo Aung*, University of the Pacific
(1116132608) 
3:15 p.m.
A note on Gaussian series rings.
Jung Wook Lim*, Kyungpook National University
(111613115) 
3:30 p.m.
The minimum distance of a linear code and the $\alpha$invariant.
Mehdi Garrousian*, Universidad de los Andes
Stefan Tohaneanu, University of Idaho
(111613416) 
3:45 p.m.
Lie derivations and Lie triple derivations of dominant upper triangular ladder matrices.
Prakash Ghimire*, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Huajun Huang, Auburn University
(111617535) 
4:00 p.m.
Twisted Modules of affine Lie Algebras, Vertex Algebras, and Modular $q$series.
Corina Calinescu, NYC College of Technology, CUNY
Antun Milas, University at Albany, SUNY
Michael Penn*, Colorado College
Christopher Sadowski, Ursinus College
(1116172156) 
4:15 p.m.
Residually Small Commutative Rings.
Greg Oman, University of Colorado
Adam Salminen*, University of Evansville
(111613871) 
4:30 p.m.
Higher commutative algebra through homotopy theory.
Sanath K Devalapurkar*, Torrance, California
(1116131534) 
4:45 p.m.
ZariskiSamuel Associated Prime Ideals.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton*, California State University, Sacramento
(1116132031) 
5:00 p.m.
The book thickness of zero divisor graphs with genus at most one.
Thomas McKenzie*, Gonzaga University
(1116132046) 
5:15 p.m.
Primitively generated {H}opf orders in characteristic $p$.
Alan Koch*, Agnes Scott College
(1116111231) 
5:30 p.m.
GK dimension of modules over noncommutative algebras.
Ashish Gupta*, Inidian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
(1116161671)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, III
Room 605, Washington State Convention Center

1:15 p.m.
Sorting permutations with finitedepth stacks and symmetries of the square.
Jinseok An, Claremont Graduate University
Thomas Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1116052828) 
1:30 p.m.
Partitioning Polytope Number Sequences into Simplex Number Sequences.
Michael A. Jackson*, Grove City College
(1116052072) 
1:45 p.m.
Descent cWilf Equivalence.
Quang T. Bach*, University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(1116052789) 
2:00 p.m.
Graphs between computable and highly computable.
Matthew Jura, Manhattan College
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
Tyler Markkanen, Springfield College
(1116032264) 
2:15 p.m.
AuslanderReiten quiver and representation theories related to KLRtype SchurWeyl duality.
Sejin Oh*, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
(1116052134) 
2:30 p.m.
Homomorphism densities in free words.
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
Danny Rorabaugh*, Queen's University
(1116052165) 
2:45 p.m.
Bijections on $m$level Rook Placements.
Kenneth Barrese*, UCSD
Nicholas Loehr, Virginia Tech and US Naval Academy
Jeffrey Remmel, UCSD
Bruce E. Sagan, Michigan State University
(1116052198) 
3:00 p.m.
Creating universal cycles for subsets by expanding the alphabet.
Rebecca F Eastham*, University of WisconsinMadison
Victoria Horan, Arizona State
Rose McCarty, Georgia Tech
(1116052255) 
3:15 p.m.
Discussion 
3:30 p.m.
Interlace Polynomials of Certain Eulerian Graphs.
Aihua Li*, Montclair State University
Christian Hyra, Montclair State University
(1116052913) 
3:45 p.m.
Favaron's Theorem, $k$dependence, and Tuza's Conjecture.
Gregory J Puleo*, Coordinated Science Lab, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1116052291) 
4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A generalization of $\alpha$orientations to higher genus surfaces.
Jason T. Suagee*, George Washington University
(1116052296) 
4:15 p.m.
On the 2Large is Large conjecture. A Generalization of Van der Waerden's Theorem.
Sohail Farhangi*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(1116052473) 
4:30 p.m.
Probabilistic Thresholds for Combinatorial Structures.
Thomas Grubb*, Michigan State University
Paul Han, Dartmouth College
Bill Kay, Emory University
(1116052060) 
4:45 p.m.
On the Incidence Coloring Conjecture for Cartesian Graph Products.
Chen Xie*, University of Waterloo
(1116052062) 
5:00 p.m.
Automorphisms and Eigenvalues of Knodel graphs.
Wasin So*, San Jose State University
(111605266) 
5:15 p.m.
A connection between Hadamard matrices, oriented hypergraphs and signed graphs.
Nathan Reff*, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Howard Skogman, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
(1116052855) 
5:30 p.m.
Hall precolorings with $\Delta(G)$ colors extend to proper colorings.
Jennifer Vandenbussche*, Kennesaw State University
Sarah Holliday, Kennesaw State University
Erik Westlund, Kennesaw State University
(1116052071) 
5:45 p.m.
The Parametric Frobenius Problem.
Bobby C. Shen*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116052008)

1:15 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Computer Science, Information, Control Theory, and Economics, II
Skagit 1, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center

1:30 p.m.
The Territorial Raider Model with Strategic Movement and MultiGroup Interactions.
Nina Galanter*, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Dennis Silva, Jr., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Jonathan Rowell, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Jan Rychtář, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA
(1116911634) 
1:45 p.m.
Searching With Lie Patterns of Infinite Length.
John K Osoinach*, The University of Dallas
D Paul Phillips, The University of Dallas
(1116912537) 
2:00 p.m.
The TwoTime Pad Problem: Plaintext Recovery for OneTime Pads Used Twice.
Gregory V. Bard*, The University of WisconsinStout
Theodore McDonough, The University of WisconsinStout
(1116682505) 
2:15 p.m.
Problem Specific Primal Heuristics for Supply Chain Management in a General MIP Solving Framework.
Robert Lion Gottwald, Freie Universität Berlin
Courtney Y. Kempton, University of Washington
David Y. Leffler, Chalmers University of Technology
Li Qian*, Hunter College (City University of New York)
(1116902001) 
2:30 p.m.
Personalized Local Recommendations with Collaborative Filtering.
Tamar Lichter, Queens College  City University of New York
Chelsea K Chandler*, University of Virginia
Monica Ribero Diaz, Universidad de los Andes
(111668350) 
2:45 p.m.
Optimization of a Logo Recognition System.
Haozhi Qi, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Owen Richfield, Tulane University
Xiaohui Zeng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Michael Zhao*, University of Utah
(1116682022) 
3:00 p.m.
On the Robust Hardness of Grobner Basis Computation.
Gwen Spencer*, Smith College
David Rolnick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116682268) 
3:15 p.m.
Longterm secure tworound group key establishment from pairings.
Kashi N Neupane*, University of North Georgia
(1116942581) 
3:30 p.m.
A Metaheuristic for the Multidimensional Multiple Choice Knapsack Problem.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
Francis Vasko, Kutztown University of PA
Kenneth Zyma, Philadelphia, PA
(1116902162) 
3:45 p.m.
Formulation of Generalized Curvature Values from the Singular Value Decomposition and the use on Human Action Data.
Robert T. Arn*, Colorado State University
Bruce Draper, Colorado State University
Michael Kirby, Colorado State University
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
(1116511347) 
4:00 p.m.
Brief history of optimal control theory and some recent developments.
Isabelle KemajouBrown*, Morgan State University
(1116491486) 
4:15 p.m.
Camera response function modeling for high dynamic range photography.
Thomas Höft*, University of St. Thomas
(1116452580) 
4:30 p.m.
Comparative Analysis of Matrix Manifold Means.
Justin D. Marks*, Wesleyan University
(1116152687) 
4:45 p.m.
Regularization of languages: a new mathematical framework of learning from an inconsistent source.
Timmy Ma*, University of California, Irvine
Natalia Komarova, University of California, Irvine
(1116911221) 
5:00 p.m.
Collection of the mathematical publications and video records on the AllRussian mathematical portal MathNet.Ru.
Dmitry E Chebukov*, Steklov mathematical institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
(1116942664) 
5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Automated Conjecturing for Number Theory.
Craig Larson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1116111474)

1:30 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Contemplative Pedagogy and Mathematics, II
Room 304, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Luke Wolcott, Lawrence University luke.wolcott@lawrence.edu
Justin Brody, Goucher College

1:00 p.m.
Elementary mathematics starts with the body: Abstract notions become embodied.
Blake A. Mandell*, Brown University
(1116C52641) 
1:20 p.m.
Preservice Teachers' Attitudes toward Faith and Mindfulness as an Intervention for Math Anxiety.
Shannon Schumann*, Grand Canyon University
(1116C52377) 
1:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Weekly Reflection Assignments in Mathematics Major Courses.
Jacqueline A JensenVallin*, Lamar University
(1116C52703) 
2:00 p.m.
Reflective activities in Calculus: Using short writing exercises to improve metacognition and selfassessment.
Joshua Holden*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1116C52685) 
2:20 p.m.
Journaling in a freshman general education math course for nonSTEM majors.
John W Watson*, Arkansas Tech University
(1116C593) 
2:40 p.m.
Inclusion of Write to Learn Activities in an Elementary Statistics Course: Are they beneficial for nontraditional students?
Katherine G Johnson*, Metropolitan State University
(1116C5935) 
3:00 p.m.
Creating dialogue to address attitudes towards math in preservice elementary teachers.
Leah Childers*, Benedictine College
(1116C52286) 
3:20 p.m.
ProblemSolving, SelfReflection, and Communication.
M. Reba*, Clemson University
M. Burr, Clemson University
(1116C51802) 
3:40 p.m.
A curriculum of nonroutine problems: A contemplative approach to teaching the process of problem solving.
Robert Howard London*, California State University, San Bernardino
(1116C5932)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on General Topics, II
Chelan 5, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

1:15 p.m.
The Cantor set before Cantor.
Nicholas A Scoville*, Ursinus College
(111601415) 
1:30 p.m.
The Historical Derivatives of the Particular Value and the Particular Function in the Wave and Heat Theory.
Shigeru Masuda*, Ex. LongTerm Researcher in RIMS, Kyoto University
(1116011617) 
1:45 p.m.
Charles Babbage and the Difference Engine 1.
Paul R. Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(11160149) 
2:00 p.m.
An investigation of the mathematical texts used by selected eighteenth and nineteenth century United States Presidents.
Ronald L Merritt*, Athens State University
(11160180) 
2:15 p.m.
Four Curves of Alexis Clairaut.
Colin B. P. McKinney*, Wabash College
(1116012104) 
2:30 p.m.
Are You Smarter Than a Babylonian?
Marsha H Cardenas*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1116012691) 
2:45 p.m.
Numbers and the Heights of their Happiness.
May Mei*, Denison University
Andrew ReadMcFarland, Denison University
(1116112559) 
3:00 p.m.
On the Fixed Points of Certain Augmented Generalized Happy Functions.
B. Baker Swart, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, The Citadel
K. A. Beck, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Saint Mary's College of California
S. Crook, Division of Mathematics, Engineering, & Computer Science, Loras College
C. EubanksTurner, Department of Mathematics, Loyola Marymount University
H. G. Grundman*, Department of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College
M. Mei, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Denison University
L. Zack, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, High Point University
(111611737) 
3:15 p.m.
Iterations for the lemniscate constant resembling the Archimedean algorithm for pi.
Thomas J. Osler*, Rowan University
(1116402472) 
3:30 p.m.
The spectral connection matrix for any change of basis within the classical real orthogonal polynomials.
Jenna Reis*, Fitchburg State University
Tom Bella, University of Rhode Island
(1116151249) 
3:45 p.m.
A Functional Equation On Groups With An Involution Related To Quadratic Polynomials.
Heather Hunt Elfen*, Robert Morris University
Thomas Riedel, University of Louisville
Prasanna Sahoo, University of Louisville
(1116391781) 
4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic laws for knot diagrams.
Harrison C Chapman*, University of Georgia
(1116051452) 
4:30 p.m.
Symmetries of Quartic Polynomials.
Michael Robert Keenan*, Elon University
Chad Awtrey, Elon University
(1116121035) 
4:45 p.m.
Discovering Geometric and Topological and Physical Properties by Analytic Curvatures Properties on Convex HyperSurfaces from Spheres and Ellipsoids as A Starting Point.
Lina Wu*, Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeThe City University of New York
Ye Li, Central Michigan University
(111653868)

1:15 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Room 618, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
David Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gil Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech

1:00 p.m.
Eigenvalues and Singular Values in Theory and Practice.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116H11258) 
1:20 p.m.
Linear Algebra versus Conspiracy Theories.
Yevgeniy V. Galperin*, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1116H12360) 
1:40 p.m.
A connection between skew projections and perspective projections.
Ton Boerkoel*, DigiPen Institute of Technology
(1116H12945) 
2:00 p.m.
A New Approach of Mathematical Operations for Volume Matrices.
Mian Arif Shams Adnan*, Ball University
Khairul Islam, Texax A & M University  Kingsville
Asif Shams Adnan, Jahangirnagar University
M Shamsuddin, IUBAT
(1116H11465) 
2:20 p.m.
Exploring personality profiles with matrices.
Christopher S Shaw*, Columbia College Chicago
(1116H1745) 
2:40 p.m.
Discussion 
3:00 p.m.
Ancient Greek Linear Algebra?
Jody Sorensen*, Augsburg College
(1116H1962) 
3:20 p.m.
A computer graphics module to reinforce basic linear algebra concepts and engage nonmajors.
Karen E Clark*, The College of New Jersey
(1116H11566) 
3:40 p.m.
Technology in Introductory Linear Algebra: Projects and Pedagogy.
Patrick R Gardner*, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, Washington
(1116H12012) 
4:00 p.m.
Use of Microsoft Excel for GaussJordan Elimination.
Michael D Smith*, Lycoming College
(1116H1287) 
4:20 p.m.
Dynamically Connecting Visual and Algebraic Representations of Linear Algebra Concepts Using GeoGebra.
James D. Factor*, Alverno College, Milwaukee WI
Susan F. Pustejovsky, Alverno College, Milwaukee WI
(1116H12745) 
4:40 p.m.
Applied MATLAB Projects for Linear Algebra Students.
Steve J Bacinski*, Davenport University
(1116H175) 
5:00 p.m.
Exploring Linear Algebra with Mathematica Labs.
Crista L Arangala*, Elon University
(1116H1236)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, III
Room 619, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College BrianKatz@augustana.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

1:00 p.m.
Flipping Precalculus through Guided Notes.
Dywayne A Nicely*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
Steven Widmer, University of North Texas
(1116J52303) 
1:20 p.m.
How Low Can We Go? Flipping in Lower Levels.
Melissa Tolley Nink*, Wingate University
(1116J5598) 
1:40 p.m.
An Inverted, InquiryBased, PointsFree Abstract Algebra Course.
Jonathan K Hodge*, Grand Valley State University
(1116J5413) 
2:00 p.m.
Lessons Learned from an Inquirybased Precalculus MOOC.
Mark L. Daniels*, University of Texas at Austin
(1116J5841) 
2:20 p.m.
Teaching the nth derivative test with inquirybased Mathematica activities.
David M McClendon*, Ferris State University
(1116J51403) 
2:40 p.m.
A TechnologyAssisted, InquiryBased Approach to Teacher Education Using GeoGebra.
Matt Roscoe*, University of Montana
(1116J52631) 
3:00 p.m.
Specifications Grading in an IBL Proofs Class: Managing Student Expectations.
Carol G. Gee*, St. Edward's University
(1116J52862) 
3:20 p.m.
Branching out within IBL: Guides to Support Experimentation.
sarahmarie belcastro*, MathILy (serious Mathematics Infused with Levity)
(1116J5716) 
3:40 p.m.
Using my Imposter Syndrome to be a Better IBL Professor.
Susan B Crook*, Loras College
(1116J5491) 
4:00 p.m.
Discovering the Art of Mathematics: Evaluating our Student Goals.
Volker Ecke*, Westfield State University
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University
Julian Fleron, Westfield State University
Phillip K Hotchkiss, Westfield State University
(1116J52980) 
4:20 p.m.
Utilizing IBL to Effectively Engage Youth in Mathematics.
Angie Hodge*, University of Nebraska Omaha
(1116J51808) 
4:40 p.m.
An IBL Life: The Story of Mr. Harry Lucas, Jr.
Randall E Cone*, Salisbury University
(1116J5854)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, III
Room 214, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

1:00 p.m.
A power series approach to stability and control.
Roger J. Thelwell*, James Madison University
(1116VC2365) 
1:15 p.m.
Deformation of a Biofilm Using an Energy Based Model.
Nathan McClanahan*, Montana State University
(1116VC2875) 
1:30 p.m.
Radii of Convergence for Power Series Expansions of Eigenfrequencies of HighContrast Photonic Crystals.
Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University
Robert P Viator*, Louisiana State University
(1116VC2392) 
1:45 p.m.
Explicit JohnsonLindenstrauss projection of high dimensional data.
Fiona Knoll*, Clemson University
(1116VC2409) 
2:00 p.m.
An Introduction to the Mathematics of Electrical Impedance Tomography.
Melody Alsaker*, Colorado State University
(1116VC2428) 
2:15 p.m.
Modelling a Biological Membrane as a Two Phase Viscous Fluid with Curvature Elasticity.
Ross Eric Magi*, Walla Walla University
James P Keener, University of Utah
(1116VC2439) 
2:30 p.m.
A Kinetic Monte Carlo model for grain boundary migration driven by curvature.
Kyle L. Golenbiewski*, University of Tennessee
Tim P. Schulze, University of Tennessee
(1116VC246) 
2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Advancements and Applications of Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods.
Daniel Wood*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1116VC2492) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Conditions on flocking for the 3 ZoneModel.
Christopher Mathewson Stokes*, Arizona State University
(1116VC2590) 
3:15 p.m.
Partitioned Methods for the Evolutionary StokesDarcyTransport Problem.
Michaela Kubacki*, Department of Mathematics, Middlebury College
Vince Ervin, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University
William Layton, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Marina Moraiti, Seattle, WA
Zhiyong Si, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Catalin Trenchea, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
(1116VC2591) 
3:30 p.m.
The effects of hostfeeding on stability of discretetime hostparasitoid population dynamic models.
Brooks K Emerick*, Trinity College
A Singh, University of Delaware
(1116VC2602) 
3:45 p.m.
A Fractal waveletbased DE solver.
Costa Lasiy*, Westminster College
(1116VC2697) 
4:00 p.m.
Parameter identification and sensitivity analysis for a phytoplankton competition model.
Thomas G. Stojsavljevic*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1116VC2707) 
4:15 p.m.
Transport of Particulate Matter in a Biofilmlined Hot Spring Effluent Channel.
Benjamin D. Jackson*, Walla Walla University
(1116VC2708) 
4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Schubert variety constrained averaging on Grassmann manifolds.
Tim Marrinan*, Colorado State University
Michael Kirby, Colorado State University
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
Ignacio Santamaria, University of Cantabria, Spain
Louis Scharf, Colorado State University
(1116VC2740) 
4:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Description of Flocking and Swarming Behaviors.
Sebastien Motsch, Arizona State University
Alexander Reamy*, Arizona State University
Ryan Theisen, Arizona State University
Matt Stokes, Arizona State University
(1116VC2741) 
5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Virotherapy and Immunotherapy Combinations towards Cancer.
Ilyssa A Summer*, Arizona State University
Angela Peace, Texas Tech University
(1116VC2820) 
5:10 p.m.
Exponential convergence for stochastic optimal control problems.
Jangwoon Lee*, University of Mary Washington
HyungChun Lee, Ajou University
(1116VC356)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Linear Algebra
Room 213, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

1:00 p.m.
Constructing approximations to equiangular tight frames.
Somantika Datta, University of Idaho
Jesse Ernest Oldroyd*, University of Idaho
(1116VI1310) 
1:15 p.m.
Multilinear polynomials of small degree evaluated on matrices over a unital algebra.
Katherine Cordwell, University of Maryland, College Park
George Wang*, University of Southern California
(1116VI139) 
1:30 p.m.
An Algorithm for Finding a 2Similarity Transformation from a Numerical Contraction to a Contraction.
D. Choi*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(1116VI55) 
1:45 p.m.
Matrix Completions for the Commutativity Equation.
Geoffrey Buhl, California State University Channel Islands
Elijah Cronk, Ithaca College
Rosa Moreno, California State University Channel Islands
Kirsten Morris, Georgia College
Dianne Pedroza, Ripon College
Jack Ryan*, North Central College
(1116VI1547) 
2:00 p.m.
A Matrix Completion Problem for the skewSymmetric Equation $AXA^TX=0$.
Geoffrey Buhl, California State University Channel Islands
Elijah Cronk, Ithaca College
Rosa Moreno, California State University Channel Islands
Kirsten Morris*, Georgia College & State University
Dianne Pedroza, Ripon College
Jack Ryan, North Central College
(1116VI1816) 
2:15 p.m.
Drawbacks of LLL Lattice Basis Reduction.
Bal K Khadka*, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Spyros Magliveras, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
(1116VI2133) 
2:30 p.m.
Matroids and the minimum rank of matrix patterns.
Louis Deaett*, Quinnipiac University
(1116VI2270) 
2:45 p.m.
Fiedlerlike linearizations of matrix polynomials.
Piers Lawrence, Universite catholique de Louvain, Department of Mathematical Engineering, Louvain, Belgium
Froilan M. Dopico, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Department of Mathematics, Madrid, Spain
Paul Van Dooren, Universite catholique de Louvain, Department of Mathematical Engineering, Louvain, Belgium
Javier Perez Alvaro*, School of Mathematics, The University of Manchester, Manchester, England
(1116VI2357) 
3:00 p.m.
Some optimization problems in quantum information science.
ChiKwong Li*, College of William and Mary
(1116VI2544) 
3:15 p.m.
Using the Jacobian method to solve structured inverse eigenvalue problems.
Keivan Hassani Monfared*, University of Calgary
Bryan Shader, University of Wyoming
(1116VI2825) 
3:30 p.m.
A Structured Inverse Eigenvalue Problem for Infinite Matrices.
Ehssan Khanmohammadi*, Franklin and Marshall College
Keivan Hassani Monfared, University of Calgary
(1116VI2897) 
3:45 p.m.
On the images of Jordan polynomials evaluated over symmetric matrices.
Alexander Ma*, Bowdoin College
Jamie Oliva, Muhlenberg College
(1116VI395) 
4:00 p.m.
The Quadratic Irrationals and Ducci Matrix Sequences.
Issac A Odegard*, University of North Dakota
(1116VI751) 
4:15 p.m.
Spectral characterization of matchings in graphs.
Sudipta Mallik*, Northern Arizona University
Keivan Hassani Monfared, University of Calgary
(1116VI830)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, II
Room 212, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

1:15 p.m.
Explicit Bounds on Several Sums and Functions Arising in Elementary Analytic Number Theory.
Paul A Kinlaw*, Husson University
(1116VN2430) 
1:30 p.m.
Continued Fractions: Methods and Applications, including finding Epsilon Periods of Almost Periodic Functions.
Darin Orrie Brindle*, Morgan State University Baltimore, Md.
(1116VN988) 
1:45 p.m.
Hyper $m$ary partition sequences.
Shannon R Lockard*, Bridgewater State University
Timothy Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1116VN2456) 
2:00 p.m.
A Set of TwoColor Rado Numbers for $x_1 + x_2 + ... + x_m + c = ax_0$.
Don Vestal*, South Dakota State University
Tristin Lehmann, South Dakota State University
(1116VN2458) 
2:15 p.m.
Discussion 
2:15 p.m.
Minkowski's Theorem (Geometry in the Aid of Algebra).
Duff G Campbell*, Hendrix College
(1116VN606) 
2:30 p.m.
Getting prime numbers from polynomials.
Elijah Miguel Allen*, Savannah GA
(1116VN2566) 
2:45 p.m.
Runs of Consecutive Abundant Numbers.
William C. Linderman*, King University
(1116VN2624) 
3:00 p.m.
On Minimal Levels of Iwasawa Towers.
Shawn Michael Elledge*, Arizona State University
(1116VN2660) 
3:15 p.m.
Counting the Number of Pythagorean Triples in a Finite Field of Odd Characteristic.
James M Hammer*, Cedar Crest College
Joshua Harrington, Cedar Crest college
(1116VN2746) 
3:30 p.m.
On the number of $\tau_{( n)}$factors.
Reyes M OrtizAlbino*, University of Puerto RicoMayaguez
Carlos Molina, University of Puerto RicoMAyaguez
(1116VN2763) 
3:45 p.m.
Multiple harmonic sums in number theory.
Julian H Rosen*, University of Georgia
(1116VN2884) 
4:00 p.m.
The Local Langlands Correspondence: New Examples for Small Residue Characteristic.
Beth Romano*, Boston College
(1116VN553) 
4:15 p.m.
On the Products $\displaystyle {\prod_{k=1}^{n} ({4k^4+1})}$ and $\displaystyle{\prod_{k=1}^{n} ({k^4+4})}$.
Erhan Gurel*, Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus
(1116VN42) 
4:30 p.m.
Orders of reductions of elliptic curves with many and few prime factors.
Lee Troupe*, University of Georgia
(1116VN504)

1:15 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics
Yakima 2, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E, Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

1:15 p.m.
Preparing Elementary School Teachers: Techniques to aid Future Teachers.
Peter L Staab*, Fitchburg State University
(1116VQ2918) 
1:30 p.m.
A Recipe to Infinity.
Skona Brittain*, SB Family School, Santa Barbara, CA
(1116VQ1471) 
1:45 p.m.
Bringing College Algebra out of the Classroom.
Peter T. Olszewski*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1116VQ1817) 
2:00 p.m.
Preparing Students for Calculus: Function as Process and Covariational Reasoning.
Frank Savina*, The Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
(1116VQ1897) 
2:15 p.m.
Why should I learn mathematics in college?
Rodica Cazacu*, Georgia College
(1116VQ1929) 
2:30 p.m.
Discussion 
2:45 p.m.
IMATH: Integrated Intermediate Algebra and College Level Mathematics.
Karen Hulsebosch*, Olympic College
James Howell, Olympic College
(1116VQ1985) 
3:00 p.m.
Explorations in Course Redesign.
T. C. Kull*, Winthrop University
(1116VQ2491) 
3:15 p.m.
Integrating Parallel Notes Delivery to Increase Success.
Rachid Ait Maalem Lahcen*, University of Central Florida
Ram Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(1116VQ2647) 
3:30 p.m.
Using Coding Examples to Teach Inverse Functions: Helping Students Connect "Abstract" Mathematical Concepts to "Real" Life.
Jenna P. Carpenter*, Campbell University
(1116VQ584) 
3:45 p.m.
Integrating Case Studies in Teaching Developmental Mathematics Courses.
Qingxia Li*, Fisk University
(1116VQ323) 
4:00 p.m.
Struggles of College Algebra Survival.
Edward D Smith*, Pima Community College
(1116VQ196)

1:15 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences and Projects in Business, Industry, and Government
Room 303, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Allen Butler, Wagner Associates Allen.Butler@va.wagner.com

1:00 p.m.
DLMF Live! Tables: NIST/Antwerp Collaboration for Standard Reference Tables on Demand.
Bonita Saunders*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Bruce Miller, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Marjorie McClain, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Daniel Lozier, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Andrew Dienstfrey, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Franky Backeljauw, University of Antwerp
Stefan Becuwe, University of Antwerp
Annie Cuyt, University of Antwerp
(1116L12779) 
1:20 p.m.
Changes in the Geometry of Baltimore's Public Transit System during the 2015 Protests.
Mark A Branson*, Stevenson University
(1116L1918) 
1:40 p.m.
Scheduling the Week of Chaos.
sarahmarie belcastro*, MathILy (serious Mathematics Infused with Levity)
Max Engelstein, University of Chicago
Jonah Ostroff, MathILyEr (MathILy, Earlier) and University of Washington
Thomas C. Hull, Western New England University
(1116L11388) 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Proof and Digital Camera Design.
Daniel J Heath*, Pacific Lutheran University
Rob Rydberg, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
(1116L1590) 
2:20 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of a Dark Money Network.
William P Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School
Sean Everton, NPS
Chris Couch, NPS
(1116L1243) 
2:40 p.m.
"Wherehouse" Route Optimization Software for the Warehouse Picking Problem.
Irina Seceleanu*, Bridgewater State University
Ward Heilman, Bridgewater State University
Matthew Shipman, Bridgewater State University
Robert Guillette, Bridgewater State University
(1116L12260) 
3:00 p.m.
Modeling the Difficulty of ConstructedResponse Items.
James H. Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1116L11124) 
3:20 p.m.
Categorification in the real world.
Emilie Purvine*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Michael Robinson, American University
Cliff Joslyn, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1116L11922) 
3:40 p.m.
My PIC Math Experience: Teaching An Industrial Mathematics Course At A Small, Liberal Arts College.
Ron Buckmire*, Occidental College
(1116L12695) 
4:00 p.m.
Fusion in Card Collecting Games: A Probable Outcome.
Kristen Abernathy*, Winthrop University
Lindsay Bradley, Winthrop University
Emili Moan, Winthrop University
Zoe Vernon, Washington University in St. Louis
(1116L12848)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Room 608, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster dpasteur@gmail.com
John David, Virginia Military Institute

1:00 p.m.
Evaluation of NFL Punters.
R. Drew Pasteur*, College of Wooster
Emily Howerton, College of Wooster
Preston Pozderac, College of Wooster
Stuart Young, College of Wooster
Jonathan Moore, College of Wooster
(1116L51925) 
1:20 p.m.
Predicting NCAA Basketball and Football Using an Adaptive NeuroFuzzy Inference System.
Connor R Loken*, Virginia Military Institute
John A David, Virginia Military Institute
(1116L52056) 
1:40 p.m.
A New Sports Rating Methodology.
Jeffrey W Heath*, Centre College
Trevor Brewer, Centre College
Eric Murrell, Centre College
(1116L52784) 
2:00 p.m.
An Analysis of the Basketball Endgame: When to Foul When Trailing and Leading.
Franklin H. J. Kenter*, Rice University
(1116L52739) 
2:20 p.m.
Motivating Student Learning Through SportsRelated Projects.
Anne M. Triplett*, University of Mount Union
(1116L5865) 
2:40 p.m.
Getting on top of spinning: Modeling the figure skating upright spin.
Diana S Cheng*, Towson University
Tetyana Berezovski, St. Joseph's University
(1116L584) 
3:00 p.m.
The five star ranking system of football recruits and their future success in College and the NFL.
Reza O. Abbasian*, Texas Lutheran University
John T. Sieben, Texas Lutheran University
Amy L. Gastauer, Texas Lutheran University
(1116L51051) 
3:20 p.m.
How does losing team bias affect water polo games?
John K Mayberry*, The University of the Pacific
(1116L5456) 
3:40 p.m.
Handicapping NoTap Bowling.
Richard Yan, Davidson College
Carl Yerger*, Davidson College
(1116L51296) 
4:00 p.m.
Statistics, Past Champions, and the Most Important Points in Tennis.
James R Henderson*, Penn State Erie, the Behrend College
(1116L5178)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:35 p.m.
MAA Session on New Ideas in Teaching UpperLevel Statistics Courses
Yakima 1, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University plock@stlawu.edu
Randall Pruim, Calvin College
Sue Schou, Idaho State University

1:00 p.m.
Using Peer Consulting in Applied Statistics Courses.
Aimee D Schwab*, Xavier University
(1116M11245) 
1:20 p.m.
Interdisciplinary research project in Stat 2 class.
HyunJoo Kim*, Truman State University
(1116M11295) 
1:40 p.m.
Using a Practicum in a Surveys and Sampling Course.
Lisa J. Carnell*, High Point University
(1116M1503) 
2:00 p.m.
Design of Experiments: Helping Students Understand the Importance of Identifying Sources of Variability.
Soma Roy*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(1116M12852) 
2:20 p.m.
Simulationbased inference beyond the introductory course.
Beth Chance*, Cal Poly  San Luis Obispo
(1116M12629)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis, II
Room 615, Washington State Convention Center

1:15 p.m.
Solution of TimeDependent Nonlinear PDE Through ComponentWise Approximation of Matrix Functions.
James V Lambers*, The University of Southern Mississippi
(1116651291) 
1:30 p.m.
A compact fourthorder Lstable scheme for reactiondiffusion systems with nonsmooth data.
Harish P. Bhatt*, Middle Tennessee State University
Abdul Q. M. Khaliq, Middle Tennessee State University
(1116651470) 
1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An Application of Multicomplex Algebras for Numerical Optimization.
Adel Alaeddini, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio
Sara Shirinkam*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio
(1116651608) 
2:00 p.m.
Implementation of Anderson Acceleration to Parallel PseudoSpectral Method.
Ramjee P. Sharma*, University of North Georgia, Gainesville, GA
(1116651574) 
2:15 p.m.
A simple and effective arbitraryorder shockcapturing limiter for discontinuous Galerkin methods.
David C Seal*, United States Naval Academy
Scott A Moe, University of Washington
James A Rossmanith, Iowa State University
(111665942) 
2:30 p.m.
Compressed Wannier modes for imperfect crystals and symmetryadapted Wannier functions.
Ke Yin*, University of California Los Angeles
(1116652223) 
2:45 p.m.
A nonoverlapping domain decomposition method for a discontinuous Galerkin method.
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
EunHee Park*, Kangwon National University
LiYeng Sung, Louisiana State University
(1116652403) 
3:00 p.m.
A new modification of laplace decomposition method for nonlinear differential equations.
Johnson A Osilagun*, University of Lagos, Nigeria
(1116652551) 
3:15 p.m.
Block Preconditioning for TimeDependent Coupled Fluid Flow Problems.
Ashley Erin Meek*, Texas Tech University
Victoria E Howle, Texas Tech University
(1116652630) 
3:30 p.m.
Multilevel Dual Reordering Strategy for Nonsymmetric Matrices.
Joe F Coyle*, Monmouth University
(1116652752) 
3:45 p.m.
Numerical solution of fractional differential equations by multistage shifted Jacobi spectral method.
Bongsoo Jang*, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Hyunju Kim, North Greenville University
(1116652773) 
4:00 p.m.
The Legacy of ADI and LOD Methods and Their Applications for Solving Highly Oscillatory Wave Equations.
Qin Sheng*, Baylor University
(11166543) 
4:15 p.m.
Comparison of Numerical Solutions of Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation.
James Patrick King*, Cameron University
Gokul R. Kadel, Cameron University
(1116651014) 
4:30 p.m.
Unconditional Energy Stability and OptimalRate Error Analysis of a Second Order Mixed Finite Element Method for the CahnHilliard Equation.
Steven M Wise*, The University of Tennessee
(1116652838) 
4:45 p.m.
Resampling Pseudospectral Methods for PDEs.
Omid Khanmohamadi*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
(1116652953) 
5:00 p.m.
Efficient simulation of a large number of microswimmers using the fast multipole method.
Minghao Wu Rostami*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Sarah D Olson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1116761316)

1:15 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 616, Washington State Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Lower Bounds of Potential BlowUp Solutions of the Threedimensional NavierStokes Equations in $\dot{H}^\frac{3}{2}$.
Alexey Cheskidov, University of Illinois at Chicago
Karen Zaya*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1116761765) 
1:15 p.m.
Adjoint system for a 3D convective flow in an active mushy layer.
Dambaru Bhatta*, The University of TexasRio Grande Valley
(1116762009) 
1:30 p.m.
Periodic Array of Partially Insulated Interface Cracks Subjected To Uniform Far Field Heat Flow.
Noah A. Weiss*, University of WisconsinStout
(111674623) 
1:45 p.m.
Global Classical Solutions to the Relativistic Boltzmann Equation without Angular Cutoff.
Jin Woo Jang*, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Mathematics
(111635220) 
2:00 p.m.
Global regularity results for the 2D Boussinesq equations with partial dissipation.
Dhanapati Adhikari*, Marywood University
(1116352757) 
2:15 p.m.
Reaction Diffusion Equations with Fractional Laplacian.
Tingting Huan*, College of the Holy Cross
(1116352548) 
2:30 p.m.
On the controllability and stabilization of the linearized Dispersion Generalized BenjaminOno equation on a periodic domain.
Cynthia V Flores*, California State University Channel Islands
Derek L Smith, University of California Santa Barbara
(1116352621) 
2:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Model for Frog Population Dynamics with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection.
Vinodh Kumar Chellamuthu*, Dixie State University
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jacoby Carter, National Wetlands Research CenterUSGS
Baoling Ma, Millersville University
(111635759) 
3:00 p.m.
Finding the Critical Domain for Quenching Problems Using Conformal Mappings.
W. Y. Chan*, Montana Tech
(111635750) 
3:15 p.m.
Transient states in vegetation pattern model of semiarid ecosystems.
Masoud Yari*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
(1116352868) 
3:30 p.m.
Boundary value problem for the Helmholtz equation in a semiinfinite strip and the RiemannHilbert problem.
Yuri Antipov, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University
Ashar Ghulam*, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University
(1116352466) 
3:45 p.m.
Positive solutions with prescribed $L^2$norm for a SchrodingerKdV system.
John Albert, The University of Oklahoma
Santosh Bhattarai*, Trocaire College
(111635517) 
4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Model of Rocking Structures: A Mathematical Approach.
Julia AndersonLee*, Iowa State University
Scott Hansen, Iowa State University
(1116352973) 
4:15 p.m.
Diffusive Nonlinear Electrodynamics.
Wolfgang F. Ellermeier*, TU Darmstadt, Dep. of Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Germany
(11163538) 
4:30 p.m.
Analytical solutions to the partial hedging of the HJB model in a stochastic volatility environment.
Michael Oyesola Okelola*, University of KwaZuluNatal
K S Govinder, University of KwaZuluNatal
(111635319) 
4:45 p.m.
Weak solutions and blowup for wave equations of pLaplacian type with supercritical sources.
Pei Pei*, Earlham College
Mohammad Rammaha, University of NebraskaLincoln
Daniel Toundykov, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111635505) 
5:00 p.m.
Existence and symmetry of maximizers for a family of CaffarelliKohnNirenberg interpolation inequalities.
Nguyen H Lam*, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
(111635509) 
5:15 p.m.
On a parabolic inverse source problem arising in geochronology.
Sedar Ngoma*, Auburn University
Dmitry Glotov, Auburn University, AL
Willis E. Hames, Auburn University, AL
A. J Meir, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
(1116352944) 
5:30 p.m.
Modeling the change in electric potential due to lightning in a sphere.
Beyza Aslan*, University of North Florida
(1116352271) 
5:45 p.m.
When does the Elastic Torsion Problem $$\Delta u=1$$ have a solution in $R^N$?
Qi Han*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111635539) 
6:00 p.m.
Multiple and nodal solutions for nonlinear equations with a nonhomogeneous differential operator and concaveconvex term.
Michail E Filippakis*, University of Piraeus, Department of Digital Systems, Piraeus, Greece
(111635583)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, IV
Tahoma 2, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Karen A. Keene, North Carolina State University Karen_keene@ncsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Assessing mental math knowledge of prospective elementary preservice teachers.
Sayonita Ghosh Hajra*, University of Utah
Victoria Kofman, Buffalo Grove, Illinois
(1116Q51420) 
1:20 p.m.
Initial results from an undergraduate seminar designed to address the problem of transition from school to university mathematics.
Kathleen Clark*, Florida State University
Ingo Witzke, University of Siegen
Horst Struve, University of Cologne
Gero Stoffels, University of Siegen
(1116Q51357) 
1:40 p.m.
Instructional Coherence and Quantitative Reasoning.
Michael A Tallman*, Oklahoma State University
(1116Q51332) 
2:00 p.m.
Student Interpretations of Textbook Statements of the Multiplication Principle.
Elise Lockwood*, Oregon State University
Branwen Schaub, University of Portland
(1116Q51084) 
2:20 p.m.
Examining Student Generalizing Activity in an Accessible Combinatorial Task.
Zackery K. Reed*, Oregon State University
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University
(1116Q51069) 
2:40 p.m.
The Development of Beginning Teachers' Understanding of Pythagorean Theorem from Two InternetBased Activities.
Aaron Brakoniecki*, Boston University
(1116Q5914) 
3:00 p.m.
Assigning Homework via Interleaved Practice.
Lori Carmack*, Salisbury University
(1116Q5907) 
3:20 p.m.
Using Reading Journals in Calculus.
Anneliese H. Spaeth*, Huntingdon College
Tara C. Davis, Hawai'i Pacific University
(1116Q5877) 
3:40 p.m.
Why Students Cannot Solve Mathematical Problems: An Exploration of College Students' Problem Solving Processes by Analyzing the Execution Behaviors of their own Global Plans for Solving the Problems.
Kedar Mani Nepal*, Mercer University
(1116Q5788) 
4:00 p.m.
Students' obstacles to making sense of the definite integral.
Joseph F. Wagner*, Xavier University
(1116Q51001)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, II
Room 2A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University

1:00 p.m.
Mathematical modeling of competitive binding on a microarray.
Frank H Lynch*, EWU
(1116T12749) 
1:20 p.m.
Exchanging Ideas and Experiences Regarding Students' Initial Exposure to Biomathematics.
John Wesley Cain*, Harvard University Department of Mathematics
(1116T1345) 
1:40 p.m.
The Use of Mathematics in EEB and Developmental Biology: A Content Analysis.
Pablo Duran*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1116T1544) 
2:00 p.m.
Computational labs based on research papers from science journals in a mathematical modeling course.
Gabriella A Pinter*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Istvan G Lauko, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
(1116T12027) 
2:20 p.m.
An example of population modeling: the California condor reintroduction project.
Andrew M. Oster*, Eastern Washington University
(1116T12970) 
2:40 p.m.
Implementing mathematical techniques in a undergraduate biology research during calculus with tropical biology study abroad bundle.
Boyko Gyurov*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1116T12173) 
3:00 p.m.
Estimating Parameters and Responding to Questions During an Outbreak: Modeling Ebola in Fall 2014.
Meredith L. Greer*, Bates College
(1116T12177) 
3:20 p.m.
Lineage  Viewed Through a Cset.
Shabeena Ahmed*, West Valley College, Saratoga, California
(1116T12638)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on the Development and Adoption of Open Educational Resources for Teaching and Learning, II
Room 620, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu
Jeremy Russell, The College of New Jersey

1:00 p.m.
Free, peerreviewed, opensource Calculus textbook by OpenStax.
Edwin P Herman*, University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1116E12604) 
1:20 p.m.
Remixing OER to Share the Beauty & Power of Calculus.
Sue R. VanHattum*, Contra Costa College
(1116E11437) 
1:40 p.m.
Doubly Active Learning: Flipping Calculus using the edX Platform.
Stephen Wang*, Rice University
(1116E12636) 
2:00 p.m.
Interactive Instructional Apps for Specific Calculus Concepts.
M. Reba*, Clemson University
Allen Guest, Clemson University
M. Burr, Clemson University
(1116E11806) 
2:20 p.m.
Teaching Online Differential Equations Using OER Textbooks and WeBWorK (an OER Homework Platform).
Paul E. Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1116E12423) 
2:40 p.m.
JITAR online modules to improve math preparation of engineering students.
Alina N Duca*, NC State University, Department of Mathematics
Hatice Ozturk, NC State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dianne Raubenheimer, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Joel Trussell, NC State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Geoff Goehle, West Carolina University, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
(1116E11818) 
3:00 p.m.
Case study of interoperability and reuse: WeBWorK, HTML and Moodle.
Michael E Gage*, University of Rochester
(1116E11136) 
3:20 p.m.
"Finishing" an open textbook.
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
(1116E12337) 
3:40 p.m.
Voting with Plickers  No Device Required!
Kimberly Jordan Burch*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1116E1338)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Session on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, II
Room 617, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Christopher S. Goodrich, Creghton Preparatory School cgood@prep.creighton.edu
Beverly H. West, Cornell University

1:00 p.m.
Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teaching an ActiveLearning motivated Differential Equations Course.
Karl RB Schmitt*, Valparasio University
(1116S11747) 
1:20 p.m.
Teaching an Online SophomoreLevel Differential Equations Class with Mathematica Supplements.
William M Kinney*, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
(1116S11841) 
1:40 p.m.
How High Can You Jump? Modeling Jumping via Differential Equations.
Michelle L Ghrist*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1116S11871) 
2:00 p.m.
Valuable Course Components for an Online Differential Equations Course.
Paul E. Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1116S11903) 
2:20 p.m.
Teaching Differential Equations without Computer Graphics Solutions is a Crime.
Beverly H. West*, Cornell University
(1116S12058) 
2:40 p.m.
Active DE with Inquiry and More.
Therese Shelton*, Southwestern University
(1116S12093) 
3:00 p.m.
Chaos Theory and Nonlinear Systems in the Differential Equations Classroom.
Christopher S. Goodrich*, Creighton Preparatory School
(1116S12193) 
3:20 p.m.
Teaching Differential Equations the SIMIODE Way.
John B Thoo*, Yuba College, Marysville, California
(1116S12197) 
3:40 p.m.
Choosing a Solution Strategy: Distinguishing between Analytic, Qualitative and Numerical Approaches.
Jana L Gevertz*, The College of New Jersey
(1116S1120) 
4:00 p.m.
Informal Meeting with ODE Speakers

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 211, Washington State Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Dynamic immunity: Mathematical models for B cell signaling pathways and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Reginald L. McGee*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
(1116922843) 
1:35 p.m.
On the Representations of $\textup{SL}_*(2,\mathcal{A})$.
Syvillia A Averett*, Central State University
(1116002940) 
2:10 p.m.
Mod 4 Representations Arising From Elliptic Curves.
Kevin M Mugo*, Purdue University
(1116112942) 
2:45 p.m.
Modeling Headup Tilt via an Optimal Control Approach and a Nonpulsatile Cardiovascular Model.
Nakeya D Williams*, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1116922950) 
3:20 p.m.
Gearing Up; Algorithms For Discreteness.
Caleb J. Ashley*, Morehouse College
(1116512975)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Trends in the Mathematics of Signal Processing and Imaging
Room 3A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserslautern
Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida zuhair.nashed@ucf.edu

1:00 p.m.
Operators and classification in subband filtering.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(1116412907) 
1:30 p.m.
Least squares regularized or constrained by $L_0$: relationship between their global minimizers.
Mila Nikolova*, CMLA  CNRS ENS Cachan
(1116652912) 
2:00 p.m.
Sampling of bandlimited functions in multidimensional Euclidean spaces.
Willi J. Freeden*, Geomathematics Group, University of Kaiserslautern
M. Zuhair Nashed, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida
(1116652917) 
2:30 p.m.
Multiscale basis dictionaries on graphs and their applications in signal and image processing.
Jeff Irion, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
Naoki Saito*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
(1116422877) 
3:00 p.m.
Recent Advances in Duration and Bandwidth Limiting.
Joseph D Lakey*, New Mexico State University
Jeffrey A Hogan, University of Newcastle, Australia
(1116942928) 
3:30 p.m.
Selfcalibration and biconvex compressive sensing.
Shuyang Ling*, University of California, Davis
Thomas Strohmer, University of California Davis
(1116942901) 
4:00 p.m.
Optimal Convergence Rate Results for Linear Inverse Problems.
Peter Elbau*, University of Vienna
(1116462926) 
4:30 p.m.
Signal Reconstruction from Frame and Sampling Erasures.
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
David R Larson, Texas A&M University
Sam L Scholze*, Texas A&M University
Wenchang Sun, Nankai University
(1116421843) 
5:00 p.m.
Sparse recovery from saturated measurements.
Simon Foucart*, Texas A&M University
Tom Needham, University of Georgia
(1116942952) 
5:30 p.m.
Exact reconstruction of an evolving signal from incomplete information of its future states.
Sui Tang*, Vanderbilt University
(1116942211)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers (COMET) Panel Discussion
Learning from each other: International perspectives on the mathematical education of teachers.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University
David C. Carothers, James Madison University
Panelists:
Tad Watanabe, Kennesaw State University
Catherine B. Kessel, Mathematics Education Consultant, Berkeley, CA
William Schmidt, Michigan State University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Subcommittee on Research by Undergraduates Panel Discussion
Undergraduate research as a capstone course.
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Aklilu Zeleke, Michigan State University
James Solazzo, Coastal Carolina University
Michael Karls, Ball State University
Panelists:
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
Keshav Jagannathan, Coastal Carolina University
Rebecca Garcia, Sam Houston State University
Sergio Loch, Grand View University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Project NExT Session
Designing an original course.
Room 4C2, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Algorithmically random infinite structures.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
Bakh Khoussainov*, The University of Auckland
(111603464) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
Redwood B, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel 
Friday January 8, 2016, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Recipients
Ballroom 6A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Barbara Faires, Westminster College
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College

2:30 p.m.
Why?
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(1116971786) 
3:00 p.m.
"Yours was the hardest class I've ever takenI want more".
Tyler J Jarvis*, Brigham Young University
(1116001824) 
3:30 p.m.
Becoming Blue Collar.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Williams College
(1116971593)

2:30 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Mathematical careers beyond academia.
Room 3B, Washington State Convention Center
Moderators:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Panelists:
Sharon Arroyo, Boeing
Lisa Goldberg, Aperio and University of CaliforniaBerkeley
Linda Ness, QEDelta LLC
David Saltman, Center for Communications Research
Kieran Snyder, Textio
William Stein, SageMath, Inc. and University of Washington 
Friday January 8, 2016, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
A common vision for the undergraduate mathematics program in 2025.
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen Saxe, Macalester College
Panelists:
Tara Holm, Cornell University
Helen Burn, Highline College
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College
Matthew Ando, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign 
Friday January 8, 2016, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Committee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years (CRAFTY)Panel Discussion
Renewing the first two years curriculum: calculus, quantitative reasoning, statistics, precalculus, and developmental mathematics.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Suzanne I. Dorée, Augsburg College
Panelists:
Michael Axtell, University of St. Thomas
Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Rebecca Hartzler, Seattle Central College
Bruce Yoshiwara, Pierce College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 2:40 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Targeted Solutions in Teaching Introductory Statistics, III
Yakima 1, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University plock@stlawu.edu
Randall Pruim, Calvin College
Sue Schou, Idaho State University

2:40 p.m.
Eliciting Bootstrapping: The Development of Students' Informal Inferential Reasoning.
Jeffrey A. McLean*, Syracuse University
(1116H522) 
3:00 p.m.
Simulation methods and standardsbased grading in an introductory statistics course overhaul.
Jeffery D Sykes*, Ouachita Baptist University
(1116H51322) 
3:20 p.m.
Sampling Distribution Made Easy: A Simulation Approach.
Khairul Islam*, Texas A&M UniversityKingsville
(1116H5792) 
3:40 p.m.
Using Plickers in Introductory Statistics.
Kimberly A. Roth*, Juniata College
(1116H52285) 
4:00 p.m.
Using Visualize Applets in Statway and New Math Pathways.
Mary R Parker*, Austin Community College
Hunter Ellinger, Austin, Texas
(1116H52464) 
4:20 p.m.
Technology Blended Teaching for Statistics Education.
Tanweer Shapla*, Eastern Michigan University
(1116H5810) 
4:40 p.m.
The fair use of graphing calculators in an introductory statistics course.
Wei Wei*, Metropolitan State University
Katherine Johnson, Metropolitan State University
(1116H5863) 
5:00 p.m.
Excelbased interactive activities in an introductory statistics course.
Sheldon H Lee*, Viterbo University
(1116H52847)

2:40 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Designing and implementing a problembased mathematics course.
Metropolitan B, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Bowen Kerins, Educational Development Center
Darryl Young, Harvey Mudd College 
Friday January 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #16: Part B
Mobile mathematicsinteractive apps for teaching and learning.
Metropolitan A, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Lila Roberts, Clayton State University
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Visual topics in undergraduate complex analysis.
Tahoma 5, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Presenters:
Michael Brilleslyper, U.S. Air Force Academy
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center

3:30 p.m.
Some new logical zeroone laws.
Caroline Terry*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1116002991) 
4:00 p.m.
Unstable theories without the strict order property.
Gabriel Conant*, University of Notre Dame
(1116002989) 
4:30 p.m.
Products of metric structures.
Mary Leah Karker*, Wesleyan University
(1116002988) 
5:00 p.m.
A local characterization of VCminimality.
Vince Guingona*, Wesleyan University
(1116031031)

3:30 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Social Hour
Managing your own course.
Room 620, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jacob A. White, Texas A&M University
Timothy Goldberg, LenoirRhyne University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
National Science Foundation: Update from the Division of Mathematical Sciences
Room 205, Washington State Convention Center
Presenters:
Elizabeth Burrows, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Matthew Douglas, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Bruce Kitchens, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Michael Vogelius, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Junping Wang, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Henry Warchall, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences 
Friday January 8, 2016, 4:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Developmental Mathematics
Yakima 2, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Jennifer E. Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
T. James Reid, University of Mississippi mmreid@olemiss.edu

4:30 p.m.
Using Word Problems as a Bridge to Learn Linear Equations.
Shumei C. Richman*, Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC
(1116VT1010) 
4:45 p.m.
The EMERGE Summer Program at Northeastern Illinois University: Supporting Incoming Freshmen in Strengthening their Mathematical Identities and Succeeding in Mathematics Development Coursework.
Katy Bird, Northeastern Illinois University
Sarah Cordell, Northeastern Illinois University
Joseph Hibdon*, Northeastern Illinois University
(1116VT1870) 
5:00 p.m.
Ready or Not, Here We Go!: Using A Corequisite Approach to Prepare Students for College Level Math.
Alvina J. Atkinson*, Georgia Gwinnett College
Aris B. Winger, Georgia Gwinnett College
Sarah H. Park, Georgia Gwinnett College
Lee Ann Roberts, Georgia Gwinnett College
Angela Lively, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1116VT2906) 
5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Developmental Mathematics Redesign.
Grazyna Badowski*, University of Guam
(1116VT2974) 
5:30 p.m.
Comprehensive Reform of Developmental Math at Xavier University of Louisiana.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
Gurdial Arora, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
Andrew Klimas, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
Donna Sutson, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
Sindhu Unnithan, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125
(1116VT595)

4:30 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
Room 3B, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Samuel M. Rankin, III, American Mathematical Society 
Friday January 8, 2016, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Student Poster Session
Hall 4F, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Actuarial Science: Change is the Norm!
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Patrick Brewer, Lebanon Valley College
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University
Bettye Case, Florida State University
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University
Michelle Guan, Indiana University, Northwest
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Sue Staples, Texas Christian University
Panelists:
Steve Armstrong, Casualty Actuarial Society
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University
Robert Fisette, Milliman
Caitlin Hendricks, Liberty Mutual
Stuart Klugman, Society of Actuaries
John Leo, Cambia Health Solutions
Steve Paris, Florida State University 
Friday January 8, 2016, 5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting
Room 304, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Benjamin Galluzzo, BJGalluzzo@ship.edu 
Friday January 8, 2016, 5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB (WEB SIGMAA) Business Meeting and Reception
Room 2A, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AWM Workshop Poster Presentations and Reception
Skybridge, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Brenda Johnson, Union College johnsonb@union.edu
Catherine Searle, Wichita State University searle@math.wichita.edu

6:00 p.m.
Banachvalued multilinear singular integrals.
Francesco Di Plinio, Brown University
Yumeng Ou*, Brown University 
6:00 p.m.
On finding ghost solutions of the 2D NavierStokes equations.
JING TIAN*, Texas A&M University
Bingsheng zhang, Texas A&M University 
6:00 p.m.
A random version of the rforkfree theorem.
Kirsten Hogenson*, Iowa State University
Ryan R Martin, Iowa State University 
6:00 p.m.
A Dual Operation on Strongly Stable Ideals.
Katie Ansaldi*, University of Notre Dame
KueiNuan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny 
6:00 p.m.
The DehnSomerville relations and the Catalan matroid.
A M Chavez*, University of California, Berkeley
N Yamzon, San Francisco State University 
6:00 p.m.
Hurwitz Correspondences on $\mathcal{M}_{0,n}$.
Rohini Ramadas*, University of Michigan 
6:00 p.m.
GoalOriented A Posteriori Error Estimation for Saddle Point Problem in $hp$ Adaptive FEM.
Arezou Ghesmati*, Texas A&M University
Bruno Turcksin, Texas A&M University
Wolfgang Bangerth, Texas A&M University 
6:00 p.m.
Zeroone laws for edge weighted graphs.
Caroline Terry*, University of Illinois at Chicago 
6:00 p.m.
Dual Filtered Graphs.
Rebecca Patrias*, University of Minnesota
Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota 
6:00 p.m.
A Stronger Solution to Smale's Seventeenth Problem for Strongly Sparse Systems.
Kaitlyn Phillipson*, Texas A&M University
Paula E. Burkhardt, Pomona College
J. Maurice Rojas, Texas A&M University 
6:00 p.m.
On Decomposition of the product of two key polynomials into Demazure atoms.
Anna Ying Pun*, University of Pennsylvaia 
6:00 p.m.
Modelbased predictions of vesicle pool size in the ribbon synapse of photoreceptor neurons.
Wallace B Thoreson, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Matthew J Van Hook, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Caitlyn M Parmelee*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Carina Curto, The Pennsylvania State University 
6:00 p.m.
$K$Theoretic Demazure Atoms and SetValued Skyline Diagrams.
Cara Monical*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign 
6:00 p.m.
Almost NonNegative Curvature On Some Fake $\mathbb{R}P^n$s.
Priyanka Rajan*, University of California, Riverside 
6:00 p.m.
Global Dynamics of a Model of Joint Hormone Treatment with Dendritic Cell Vaccine for Prostate Cancer.
Erica M Rutter*, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University 
6:00 p.m.
The prism tableau model for Schubert polynomials.
Anna Weigandt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign 
6:00 p.m.
Reconstruction of an Evolving Signal from the Incomplete Information of Its Future States.
Sui Tang*, Vanderbilt University 
6:00 p.m.
Tensor product surfaces and linear syzygies.
Eliana Duarte*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign 
6:00 p.m.
CoxeterbiCatalan Combinatorics.
Emily Barnard*, North Carolina State University
Nathan Reading, North Carolina State University 
6:00 p.m.
Some graph models in nanoscience and solid state.
Ngoc Do*, Texas A&M University
Peter Kuchment, Texas A&M University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University

6:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB (WEB SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
Room 2A, Washington State Convention Center

6:00 p.m.
Streamlining assessment, feedback, and archival with automultiplechoice.
Matthew Leingang*, New York University
(1116002095)

6:00 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mathematically Bent Theater
Performed by Colin Adams and the Mobiusbandaid Players.
Ballroom 6A, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception
Aspen, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel 
Friday January 8, 2016, 6:15 p.m.7:05 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government(BIG SIGMAA)Guest Lecture
Room 303, Washington State Convention Center

6:15 p.m.
What makes a mathematician a data scientist?
Genetha Gray*, Intel Corporation
(111600957)

6:15 p.m.

Friday January 8, 2016, 7:05 p.m.7:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government(BIG SIGMAA)Reception
Room 303, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 7:45 p.m.8:35 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
Why mathematicians and statisticians are needed to create lasting social impact.
Grand Ballroom C, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Tanya A Moore*, Building Diversity in Science/Presidio Graduate School
(1116002803) 
Friday January 8, 2016, 7:45 p.m.8:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA)Business Meeting
Room 303, Washington State Convention Center 
Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Project NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
Grand Ballroom A, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel