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
Saturday January 9, 2016

Saturday January 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Atrium Lobby, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Email Center
Atrium Lobby, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 7:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research, I
Chelan 4, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

7:45 a.m.
Edge Detection from Spectral Phase Data.
Alexander B Reynolds*, Arizona State University
(1116422111) 
8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Successfully Managing Distinct Research Projects.
James Michael Keane*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1116001554) 
8:15 a.m.
Phylogenetic Supertree Reconstruction Using Weighted Quartets.
Keertana Anandraj*, Wellesley College
Laura Brunner, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
(1116001536) 
8:30 a.m.
Soft Contact Lens Hydration Modeling.
Austin R Alderete*, George Mason University
(1116002623) 
8:45 a.m.
A graph theoretic approach to the inverse voter preference voter problem.
Selene Chew*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1116051384) 
9:00 a.m.
Distinguishing Numbers of 2Trees.
Poppy Immel*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(111605288) 
9:15 a.m.
Minimal Length Maximal Green Sequences for Type $\mathbb{A}$ Quivers.
Peter E. Dillery*, University of Virginia
Emily E. Cormier, Bowdoin College
John H. Whelan, Vassar College
(111605399) 
9:30 a.m.
Classification of Spanning Trees by Isomorphism.
Andrew Meier*, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Austin Mohr, Nebraska Wesleyan University
(1116052793) 
9:45 a.m.
Study on Oddly Bipancyclic Graphs and Other NPancyclic Graphs.
Lisa Joy Mueller*, California State University, Fullerton
Oliver Sawin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
WonHyuk "Harry" Choi, Pomona College
Abdollah Khodkar, University of West Georgia
(111611436) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Catenary Degree of Numerical Monoids Generated by a Generalized Arithmetic Sequence.
Rachel Jade Domagalski*, Central Michigan University
Dana Lacey, North Central College
James E. Pangelinan III, University of Guam
Marly Cormar, University of Florida
(1116111283) 
10:15 a.m.
Ranges of Divisor Functions.
Colin Defant*, University of Florida
(111611803) 
10:30 a.m.
EdgeMagic Total Labelings.
Lisa Joy Mueller*, California State University, Fullerton
Kajal Chokshi, Loyola University Chicago
Nick Bohall, University of Washington
Jackie Emrich, Loyola University Maryland
Abdollah Khodkar, University of West Georgia
(111611435) 
10:45 a.m.
Homomorphic Encryption: Ring Learning With Errors.
Tamalika Mukherjee*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(111612773) 
11:00 a.m.
Galois Groups of Degree 15 padic Polynomials.
Chad Awtrey, Elon University
Kristen Mazur, Elon University
Sara Rodgers*, Elon University
Nicole Soltz, Elon University
Jesi Weed, Elon University
(111612557) 
11:15 a.m.
Degree 6 Polynomials and Their Solvability by Radicals.
Chad Awtrey, Elon University
Robin French, Williams High School
Peter L Jakes*, Elon University
Alan Russell, Elon University
(111612561) 
11:30 a.m.
Determining Unique Hamiltonicity Using Gröbner Bases.
Aaron Tyler Wagner*, Viterbo University
Kainalu Barino, Brigham Young University
Monica Busser, Youngstown State University
Vanessa Aguirre, University of Hawaii  Hilo
(1116141011) 
11:45 a.m.
A taste of dual billiards.
Abdullah Khan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1116532995)

7:45 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Methods in Combinatorics, III
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.
Weighted Tree Enumeration of Cubical Complexes.
Ghodratollah Aalipour, Kharazmi University and University of Colorado Denver
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
(1116051635) 
8:30 a.m.
Sandpiles, spanning trees, and plane duality.
Melody Chan, Department of Mathematics, Brown University
Darren Glass, Department of Mathematics, Gettysburgh College
Matthew Macauley, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University
David Perkinson*, Department of Mathematics, Reed College
Caryn Werner, Department of Mathematics, Allegheny College
Qiaoyu Yang, Department of Mathematics, Reed College
(1116051773) 
9:00 a.m.
The expected jaggedness of order ideals.
Melody Chan, Harvard University
Shahrzad Haddadan, Dartmouth College
Sam Hopkins*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Luca Moci, University ParisDiderot Paris 7
(111605386) 
9:30 a.m.
The Hurwitz action in real reflection groups.
Joel Brewster Lewis*, University of Minnesota
(111605483) 
10:00 a.m.
Quadraticlinear duality and rational homotopy theory of chordal arrangements.
Christin Bibby*, University of Western Ontario
Justin Hilburn, University of Oregon
(1116551714) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Combinatorial and geometric view of the system reliability theory.
Fatemeh Mohammadi*, Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin)
(1116051679) 
11:00 a.m.
A McMullen formula for the number of lattice points of generalized permutohedra.
Federico Castillo*, UC Davis
Fu Liu, UC Davis
(1116051167) 
11:30 a.m.
Lattice point enumeration, mutations, and Fano lattice simplices.
Benjamin Braun*, University of Kentucky
Robert Davis, Michigan State University
Liam Solus, IAS Austria and MIT
(111605495)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Function Spaces and Operators on Them
Room 400, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Ferguson, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa tjferguson1@ua.edu
Hyun Kwon, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

8:00 a.m.
Common reducing subspaces of several weighted shifts with operator weights.
Caixing Gu*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(1116471163) 
8:30 a.m.
Hyponormality of commuting pairs of Toeplitz operators with matrixvalued symbols.
Raul E Curto*, The University of Iowa
(1116471576) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Harmonic and Geometric Maximal Operators.
Linden Anne Duffee*, University of Alabama
(1116432283) 
9:30 a.m.
On Hilbert modules.
Ronald G Douglas*, Texas A&M University
(1116471175) 
10:00 a.m.
A Refinement of Wolff's Theorem on the Multiplier Algebra of the Dirichlet Space.
Debendra Banjade, Coastal Carolina University
Hyun Kwon, The University of Alabama
Todd Neal*, The University of Alabama
(1116302654) 
10:30 a.m.
Hankel Operators, Invariant Subspaces, and Cyclic Vectors in the DruryArveson Space.
James Sunkes*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Stefan Richter, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(111632204) 
11:00 a.m.
On Toeplitz operators with matrix almost periodic symbols.
Ilya M Spitkovsky*, NYUAD and William
(1116471225) 
11:30 a.m.
A Class of Integral Operators on Zygmund spaces of the unit disk.
Snehalatha Ballamoole*, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.
Thomas Len Miller, Mississippi State University
Vivien Glass Miller, Mississippi State University
(1116472781)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Applied and Computational Topology, I
Room 201, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Pawel Dlotko, INRIA Saclay, France
Nicholas Scoville, Ursinus College nscoville@ursinus.edu
Matthew Wright, IMA University of Minnesota

8:00 a.m.
Homology of generalized configuration spaces.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
(1116571528) 
8:30 a.m.
VietorisRips complexes of circles and ellipses.
Michał Adamaszek, University of Copenhagen
Henry Adams*, Colorado State University
Samadwara Reddy, Duke University
(111657832) 
9:00 a.m.
Reconstructing manifolds and functions from random samples.
Vidit Nanda*, University of Pennsylvania
(1116551268) 
9:30 a.m.
Subsampling methods for persistent homology.
Frederic Chazal*, INRIA Saclay
(111655555) 
10:00 a.m.
Sheafbased communication network invariants.
Michael Robinson*, American University
(111655109) 
10:30 a.m.
Recent results on constructible Reeb spaces and the interleaving distance.
Justin Michael Curry*, Duke University
(1116551758) 
11:00 a.m.
Reeb Space Approximation with Guarantees.
Elizabeth Munch*, University at Albany  SUNY
Bei Wang, University of Utah
(111655305) 
11:30 a.m.
Rigorous validation of isolating blocks for flows and their Conley indices.
Thomas Stephens*, George Mason University
(1116571606)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, III
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.
Some applications of the Arithmetic euqidistribution theorem in Complex Dynamics.
Hexi Ye*, University of British Columbia
(111637418) 
8:30 a.m.
Canonical heights and preperiodic points for a special class of polynomials.
Patrick Ingram*, Colorado State University
(1116111935) 
9:00 a.m.
Postcritical sets in moduli space.
Sarah Koch*, University of Michigan
(111630475) 
9:30 a.m.
The dynamical AndréOort conjecture.
Holly Krieger*, MIT
(111637747) 
10:00 a.m.
Automorphism Groups and Invariant Theory on PN.
Joao Alberto de Faria, Florida Institute of Technology
Benjamin Hutz*, Saint Louis University
(1116371810) 
10:30 a.m.
Genralized dynamical systems, from monoid actions to homomorphisms.
Chong Gyu Lee*, Soongsil University
(111637835) 
11:00 a.m.
A very elementary proof of a conjecture of B. and M. Shapiro for cubic rational functions.
Bianca A Thompson*, Smith College
Xander Faber, Center for Computing Sciences, Institute for Defense Analyses
(111611476) 
11:30 a.m.
The dynamics of Apollonian circle packings.
Sneha Chaubey, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Elena Fuchs, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Robert Hines, University of Colorado, Boulder
Katherine E Stange*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(111611941)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
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.
Rees rings and singularities of curves.
Claudia Polini*, University of Notre Dame
(111613834) 
8:30 a.m.
Stabilization of BoijSöderberg decompositions of systems of ideals.
Sarah MayesTang*, Quest University Canada
(111613994) 
9:00 a.m.
Interior operations on the set of ideals of a ring.
Janet Vassilev*, University of New Mexico
(1116131147) 
9:30 a.m.
Nilpotent matrices having a given Jordan type as maximum commuting nilpotent orbit.
Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern
Leila Khatami*, Union College
Bart Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
Rui Zhao, University of Missouri, Columbia
(111615972) 
10:00 a.m.
Uniform Bounds of ArtinRees type for free resolutions.
Ian Aberbach, Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia
Aline Hosry, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences II, Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon
Janet Striuli*, Department of Mathematics, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
(1116131138) 
10:30 a.m.
Matrix Schubert varieties and Gaussian conditional independence models.
Alex Fink, Queen Mary University of London
Jenna Rajchgot*, University of Michigan
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(1116131853) 
11:00 a.m.
The parametric variation of $A$hypergeometric functions.
Christine Berkesch Zamaere*, University of Minnesota
Jens Forsgård, Texas A&M University
Laura Felicia Matusevich, Texas A&M University
(1116131299) 
11:30 a.m.
Algebraic Methods in Computer Vision.
Rekha Thomas*, University of Washington
(111614540)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Current Areas of Interest in the Mathematical Sciences of Medieval Islam, I
Skagit 3, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Mohammad K. Azarian, University of Evansville
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Emelie A. Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu

9:00 a.m.
Generating the symmetries of medieval Islamic ornaments.
B. Grunbaum*, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
(1116521213) 
9:30 a.m.
Intersecting Polygons/Exploring Space in Medieval Islamic Architecture.
Carol Bier*, Center for Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley CA
(111601609) 
10:00 a.m.
Nizām alDīn `Abd al`Alī ibn Muhammad ibn Husain alBīrjandī, a 16th Century Polymath Genius.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(111601779) 
10:30 a.m.
Intersecting Squares: Geometric Compositions of Square Kufic Calligraphy in Bibi Khanum Mosque, Samarkand.
Mamoun Sakkal*, Principal, Sakkal Design
(111651398) 
11:00 a.m.
AlKashi's Two Methods for Finding $\sin 1^{\circ}$.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(111601782)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on DataIntensive Modeling in Ecology
Room 4C4, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Nikolay Strigul, Washington State University, Vancouver nick.strigul@wsu.edu
Bala Krishnamoorthy, Washington State Unviersity, Vancouver

8:00 a.m.
Image Classification of Plankton Data Using Convolutional Neural Networks.
Chaoran Wei*, the College of William and Mary
Nadia Aly, the College of William and Mary
Daniel McGibney, the College of William and Mary
Daniel Vasiliu, the College of William and Mary
(1116622842) 
8:30 a.m.
A dataintensive model forecasting forest response to climaterelated stress.
Jean F Liénard*, Washington State University (Vancouver), Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(1116922172) 
9:00 a.m.
Modelling Remote Sensing Data in Ecology.
Leslie New*, Washington State University
Trish Miller, West Virginia University
Adam Duerr, West Virginia University
Melissa Braham, West Virginia University
Todd Katzner, U.S. Geological Survey
(1116622370) 
9:30 a.m.
Voxelbased assessment of sunlight distribution in forests using LiDAR data.
Demetrios Gatziolis*, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon
(1116922143) 
10:00 a.m.
Optimizing biodiversity in metagenomics via compressed sensing.
David Koslicki*, Oregon State University
Simon Foucart, Texas A&M University
(1116922481) 
10:30 a.m.
Modelling spatiotemporal animal distributions using highdefinition video surveys.
C R Donovan*, CREEM, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews
M L Mackenzie, CREEM, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews
A Webb, HiDef Aerial Surveying
N B Erichson, CREEM, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews
(1116622542) 
11:00 a.m.
Dataintensive modeling of forest dynamics using time inhomogeneous Markov chains.
Nikolay S. Strigul*, Washington State University Vancouver
(1116922202) 
11:30 a.m.
The small data era of ecology.
Timothée Poisot*, Université de Montréal
(1116922307)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Global Harmonic Analysis, III
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.
Problems related to the concentration of eigenfunctions.
Christopher Sogge*, Johns Hopkins University
(1116582984) 
10:00 a.m.
Universal Scaling Asymptotics for Spectral Projector of the Laplacian and Applications to Random Waves.
Boris Hanin*, MIT
Yaiza Canzani, Harvard
(1116531133) 
11:00 a.m.
$L^2$ restriction bounds for quantum ergodic eigenfunctions.
John A. Toth*, McGill University
(111635687)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Algebra, I
Rooms 307/308, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley bernd@berkeley.edu
Rekha Thomas, University of Washington, Seattle

8:00 a.m.
Spectrahedral Cones with rank 1 extreme rays.
Grigoriy Blekherman*, Georgia Tech
Rainer Sinn, Georgia Tech
Mauricio Velasco, Universidad de los Andes
(1116141019) 
8:30 a.m.
A Lower Bound for the Determinantal Complexity of a Hypersurface.
Jarod Alper, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Tristram Bogart*, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Mauricio Velasco, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
(111668507) 
9:00 a.m.
Unitarily decomposable tensors.
Ada Boralevi, Eindhoven University of Technology
Jan Draisma*, Eindhoven University of Technology
Emil Horobeţ, Eindhoven University of Technology
Elina Robeva, University of California, Berkeley
(111614653) 
9:30 a.m.
Slack ideals and semidefinite representations of polytopes.
João Gouveia*, University of Coimbra
(1116491959) 
10:00 a.m.
Tensor decomposition via numerical algebraic geometry.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
Alessandra Bernardi, University of Bologna
Noah S Daleo, Worcester State University
Bernard Mourrain, Inria Sophia Antipolis
(1116652797) 
10:30 a.m.
Maximum Likelihood Degree of Toric Models in Algebraic Statistics.
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University
(1116142328) 
11:00 a.m.
Rigid Multiview Varieties.
Michael Joswig, TU Berlin
Joe Kileel*, UC Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley
André Wagner, TU Berlin
(1116141439) 
11:30 a.m.
Orthogonally invariant matrix varieties.
HonLeung Lee*, University of Washington
(1116152029)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures
Skagit 5, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Natalie Sheils, University of Washington, Seattle
Chris Swierczewski, University of Washington, Seattle cswiercz@uw.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing Solutions to the KadomtsevPetviashvili Equation.
Christopher Swierczewski*, University of Washington
(1116352163) 
8:30 a.m.
InitialtoInterface Maps.
Natalie Elizabeth Sheils*, University of Minnesota
(111635862) 
9:00 a.m.
Water Waves: Reconstructing the Surface Elevation from Pressure Data.
Katie Oliveras*, Seattle University
Vishal Vasan, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS)
(1116761297) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Waves Over Currents.
Chris Curtis*, San Diego State University
Katie Oliveras, Seattle University
Sam Shen, San Diego State University
Theresa Morrison, San Diego State University
(1116762136) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of Stability of Solutions to Hamiltonian Water Wave Models.
Olga Trichtchenko*, University College London
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
JeanMarc VandenBroeck, University College London
(1116762230) 
10:30 a.m.
Analyzing the stability spectrum for elliptic solutions to the focusing NLS equation.
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
Benjamin Louis Segal*, University of Washington
(1116352769) 
11:00 a.m.
Gradient descent with nonlinear constraints: a dynamical systems approach.
Vishal Vasan*, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(1116341374) 
11:30 a.m.
Applications of RiemannHilbert problems.
Thomas Trogdon*, New York University
(1116651997)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Pseudorandomness and Its Applications, IV
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.
Most trees are short and fat.
Louigi AddarioBerry*, McGill University
(1116601700) 
8:30 a.m.
Inverse Expander Mixing for Hypergraphs.
Emma Cohen, School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago
Peter Ralli, School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
Prasad V Tetali*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
(1116052565) 
9:00 a.m.
The Structure and Chromatic Number of Hfree Graphs.
Bruce Reed*, McGill University
(11160545) 
9:30 a.m.
Random greedy hypergraph processes.
Tom Bohman*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1116052488) 
10:00 a.m.
A different kind of pseudo.
Boaz Barak*, Microsoft Research and Harvard University
(11166896) 
11:00 a.m.
Sets of points with many collinear triples: a theorem and variations.
Zeev Dvir*, Princeton University
(111605244)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Walks, Quantum Markov Chains, Quantum Computation and Related Topics, III
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.
Continuoustime quantum walks over simply connected graphs, amplitudes and invariants.
Phillip R. Dukes*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(111681983) 
8:30 a.m.
The discretetime quaternionic quantum walk and the second weighted zeta function on a graph.
Hideo Mitsuhashi*, Utsunomiya University
Norio Konno, Yokohama National University
Iwao Sato, Oyama National College of Technology
(111681764) 
9:00 a.m.
Limit distribution of a quantum walk on a twodimensional square lattice.
Takuya Machida*, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
(111681262) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Talking Quantum: Prattle $>$ Chatter $>$ Ask $>$ Solve.
Mark Furtney*, DWave Systems, Inc
(1116031039) 
10:00 a.m.
Finding Substructures in Highly Symmetric Graphs Using Quantum Walks and an Efficient Technique for Creating GroverType Algorithms.
Seth S Cottrell*, New York, NY
(111681961) 
10:30 a.m.
Topological phases of a $\mathcal{PT}$ symmetric nonunitary quantum walk.
Hideaki Obuse*, Department of Applied Physics, Hokkaido University
(1116812181) 
11:00 a.m.
Formula Method for Bound State Problems.
Babatunde J. Falaye*, ESFM, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, UPALM, México D. F. 07738, México.
(111681979) 
11:30 a.m.
Entanglement rates for bipartite open systems.
Anna Vershynina*, Technical University of Munich, Germany
(111681513)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Random and Complex Dynamics of ReactionDiffusion Systems, I
Room 401, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Anton Hoegele, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Yuncheng You, University of South Florida, Tampa you@mail.usf.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Enskog Process.
Sergio Albeverio, University of Bonn
Barbara Rüdiger, Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Padmanabhan Sundar*, Louisiana State University
(111660927) 
8:30 a.m.
Optimal control of parabolic PDE systems modeling competitive populations.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee, Math Dept, and NIMBioS, Knoxville TN
Kokum DeSilva, University of Tennessee, Math Dept, Knoxville TN
(111635772) 
9:00 a.m.
The Slow Dynamics of Localized Spot Patterns for ReactionDiffusion Systems on the Sphere.
Michael J Ward*, Dept. of Mathematics, UBC, Vancouver, BC
Phillipe Trinh, Oxford Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Oxford University
(1116351107) 
9:30 a.m.
Structure of attractors for the reactiondiffusion systems in chemical and biological models.
Junping Shi*, Department of Mathematics, College of William and Mary
(111635820) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear lower bounds for the fractional laplacian and applications.
Michele Coti Zelati*, University of Maryland
(111635800) 
10:30 a.m.
The dynamics of reactiondiffusion equations with heavytailed Lévy noise.
Michael A. Högele*, Universidad de los Andes
Arnaud Debussche, EMS Rennes, France
Peter Imkeller, Humboldt University Berlin
(1116601696) 
11:00 a.m.
Two Types of Nonlocal Diffusions and the Convergence to the Random/Normal Diffusion.
Xiaoxia Xie*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology
Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111635186)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, I
Room 310, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
XiangSheng Wang, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau xswang@semo.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ladder Operators for RationallyExtended Potentials Connected with Exceptional Orthogonal Polynomials and Superintegrability.
Ian Marquette*, The University of Queensland
(1116811703) 
8:30 a.m.
Expected number of real zeros of random orthogonal polynomials.
Xiaoju Xie*, Oklahoma State University
(1116001080) 
9:00 a.m.
Some Integrals of S. Ramanujan and S. Chowla.
Bruce C Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111633646) 
10:00 a.m.
Understanding Meijer $G$functions.
Richard Beals*, Mathematics Department, Yale University
(111633454) 
11:00 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis of difference equations.
XiangSheng Wang*, Southeast Missouri State University
(1116412044) 
11:30 a.m.
Decay rates of energy functions for a system with memory.
TiJun Xiao*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, P. R. China
(111633274)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
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.
Simulation, visualization and control of quadcopters.
Alexander M Baez*, Inter American University of Puerto Rico Bayamon Campus
Carmen Caiseda, Inter American University of Puerto Rico Bayamon Campus
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
Nitin Nellanki, George Mason University
Byong Kwon, George Mason University
(1116702633) 
8:30 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling, Dynamics, and Simulation of Search and Rescue Operations through UAVs.
Kathleen A McLane*, George Mason University
Alexander Baez, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
Pradyuta Seshaiyer, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Carmen Caiseda, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
Byong Kwon, George Mason University
Nithin Ellanki, George Mason University
(1116002626) 
9:00 a.m.
Neighborhoodrestricted $[\ge 3]$Chromatic Colorings.
James Dustin Chandler*, East Tennessee State University
Cecilia Ashlie Dorado, East Tennessee State University
Teresa W Haynes, East Tennessee State University
(1116032676) 
9:30 a.m.
Class 0 Bounds for Graph Pebbling.
Daniel W Cranston, Virginia Commonwealth University
Luke Postle, University of Waterloo
Chenxiao Xue*, Davidson College
Carl Yerger, Davidson College
(1116051311) 
10:00 a.m.
Outer Automorphisms of $S_6$ Acting on Combinatorial Structures.
Jason Saied*, Lafayette College
Dantong Zhu, Lafayette College
(1116202824) 
10:30 a.m.
Rings, Completions, and Strange Formal Fibers.
Sarah M. Fleming, Williams College
Lena Ji, Columbia University
S. Loepp, Williams College
Peter M. McDonald, Williams College
Nina Pande*, Williams College
David Schwein, Brown University
(111613238) 
11:00 a.m.
Conversations: Customer Service through Twitter Platform.
Liyu Xia*, The University of Chicago
Mary Marie Kemp, Occidental College
Md Afzal Hossain, New York City Collage of Technology
Alexandra Mary Howes, University of Cambridge
(111662285) 
11:30 a.m.
Constructive Galois Theory with Linear Algebraic Groups.
Eric Y Chen, University of California, Berkeley
John T Ferrara*, Bucknell University
Liam M Mazurowski, Carnegie Mellon University
(111612291)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, II
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.
Discrete MacdonaldMehta integrals.
S Ole Warnaar*, The University of Queensland
(111633426) 
8:30 a.m.
Transmutation operators acting on solutions of the system of pde's for Appell's hypergeometric $F_2$.
Tom H Koornwinder*, Kortewegde Vries Institute, University of Amsterdam
(111633847) 
9:00 a.m.
Orthogonal polynomials related to a $_2\psi_2$summation formula.
Wolter Groenevelt*, Technische Universiteit Delft
(111633838) 
9:30 a.m.
The nonsymmetric Wilson polynomials are the BannaiIto polynomials.
Vincent X. Genest*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Luc Vinet, Universite de Montreal
Alexei Zhedanov, Universite de Montreal
(1116331083) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An interesting connection between complex orthogonal polynomials and nonlinear coherent states.
S. Twareque Ali*, Concordia University, Montreal
(111612869) 
10:30 a.m.
Fundamental Laser Modes in Paraxial Optics: From Computer Algebra and Simulations to Experimental Observation.
Christoph Koutschan, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Erwin Suazo, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Texas of Rio Grande Valley
Sergei K. Suslov*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(1116351645) 
11:00 a.m.
New multivariate generalizations of Ramanujan's $_1\psi_1$ summation formula.
Michael J Schlosser*, University of Vienna
(1116331992) 
11:30 a.m.
$A_n$ to $A_m$ transformation formulas using Heine's method.
Gaurav Bhatnagar*, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre
(1116331228)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry
Chelan 5, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the Geometry of Difference Painlevé Equations.
Anton Dzhamay*, University of Northern Colorado
Tomoyuki Takenawa, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
(1116142800) 
8:15 a.m.
Polydegree Properties of Polynomial Automorphisms.
Kaitlyn A. Perry*, The University of Alabama
(111614254) 
8:30 a.m.
Quantum Kostka and the rank one problem for $\mathfrak{sl}_{2m}$.
Natalie Hobson*, University of Washington
(111614425) 
8:45 a.m.
On the categorification of Verma modules for $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
Mee Seong Im*, United States Military Academy
Ben Cox, College of Charleston
(111614799) 
9:00 a.m.
Modular equations for LubinTate formal groups at chromatic level 2.
Yifei Zhu*, Northwestern University
(1116552934) 
9:15 a.m.
Species and noncommutative $\mathbb{P}^{1}$'s over nonalgebraic bimodules.
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales
Adam Nyman*, Western Washington University
(111614107) 
9:30 a.m.
The moduli space of stable npointed genus zero curves is not a Mori dream space when n is at least 13.
Jose Luis Gonzalez*, Yale University
Kalle Karu, University of British Columbia
(111614512) 
9:45 a.m.
Counting Local Systems on Supersingular Abelian Varieties.
Brett Frankel*, University of Pennsylvania
(111614796) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonnegative Polynomials and Sums of Squares Supported on Circuits.
Timo de Wolff*, Texas A&M University
Sadik Iliman, Goethe University
(1116142712) 
10:15 a.m.
Nullstellensatz for tropical polynomials.
Kalina Mincheva*, Johns Hopkins Universtiy
(1116142815) 
10:30 a.m.
The Picard groups of the stacks $Y_0(2)$ and $Y_0(3)$.
Andrew Niles*, College of the Holy Cross
(1116141479) 
10:45 a.m.
Derived geometric Satake equivalence, Springer correspondence, and small representations.
Jacob P. Matherne*, Louisiana State University
(1116142465) 
11:00 a.m.
Toric degenerations of incomplete flag varieties and their Schubert varieties.
Daniel O. Chupin*, University of Texas at Austin
(1116142958) 
11:15 a.m.
Associated primes of local cohomology after adjoining indeterminates part 2: the general case.
Hannah Robbins*, Roanoke College
(111613250) 
11:30 a.m.
Associating Geometry to the Hopf Algebra $\mathcal{U}_q(\mathfrak{sl}_2)$.
Richard Gene Chandler*, University of Texas at Arlington
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
(1116161365)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, IV
Room 605, Washington State Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Structure and automorphisms of primitive coherent configurations.
Xiaorui Sun, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
John Wilmes*, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
(111605701) 
8:15 a.m.
Color blind index in graphs of very low degree.
Charles Suer*, Centre College
(1116052003) 
8:30 a.m.
3connected ${K_{1,3}, P_9}$free Graphs are Hamiltonian Connected.
Qiuju Bian, Shandong University of Technology
Ronald J. Gould, Emory University
Paul Horn, University of Denver
Susan Janiszewski, Emory University
Steven La Fleur, Emory University
Paul Wrayno*, Christopher Newport University
(1116051914) 
8:45 a.m.
Trilateral matroids induced by $n_3$configurations.
Michael W Raney*, Georgetown University
(1116051400) 
9:00 a.m.
Tilings by ribbon L nominoes, n odd.
Viorel Nitica*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(1116051709) 
9:15 a.m.
Covering Sets for Rectangles in the Lattice.
William P. Noland*, North Central College
Ethan Gegner, Taylor University
Robert Winslow, University of Kansas
(1116051895) 
9:30 a.m.
Matroids with many small circuits and many small cocircuits.
James Oxley, Louisiana State University
Simon Pfeil*, Louisiana State University
Charles Semple, University of Canterbury
Geoff Whittle, Victoria University of Wellington
(1116051717) 
9:45 a.m.
Enumeration of Ribbon and Mobius Graphs.
Virgil U Pierce*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(1116051733) 
10:00 a.m.
Ktheory and Monodromy of Schubert Curves.
Maria Monks Gillespie, University of California, Berkeley
Jake Levinson*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1116051830) 
10:15 a.m.
Ramsey numbers of trees and unicyclic graphs versus odd cycles and fans.
Matthew S Brennan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116051473) 
10:30 a.m.
Parking Functions and the Square Paths Conjecture.
Emily Sergel Leven*, UC San Diego
(1116051982) 
10:45 a.m.
Partitions simultaneously regular, distinct, and/or flat.
William J Keith*, Michigan Technological University
(1116052146) 
11:00 a.m.
Selfdual embeddings of $K_{4m,4n}$ in pseudosurfaces.
Steven Schluchter*, George Mason University
Justin Z Schroeder, Mosaic Centre Radstock
(1116051463) 
11:15 a.m.
On the number of triples of points determining a pair of dot products.
Steven Michael Senger*, Missouri State University
(1116051548) 
11:30 a.m.
Dense binary $PG(t1,2)$free matroids have critical number $t1$ or $t$.
Jonathan Tidor*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116051563) 
11:45 a.m.
Wilf's 'snake oil" method proves an identity in the Motzkin Triangle.
Moa Apagodu*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
Tewodros Amdeberhan, Tulane University
(111605760)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, I
Skagit 1, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center

8:00 a.m.
Topological Entropy of LeftInvariant Magnetic Flows on 2Step Nilmanifolds.
Jonathan Epstein*, Dartmouth College, Mathematics Department
(1116531961) 
8:15 a.m.
Spreading speeds and uniqueness of traveling waves for a reaction diffusion equation with spatiotemporal delays.
Z. Q. Xu*, Department of Mathematics, Shanhai Jiao Tong University
D. M. Xiao, Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(1116001674) 
8:30 a.m.
Dynamical properties of $S$gap shifts and other shift spaces.
Eugen A Ghenciu*, University of Wisconsin Stout
Simon Baker, University of Manchester
(111637271) 
8:45 a.m.
Analysis of an Arctic sea ice loss model in the limit of a discontinuous albedo.
Kaitlin Hill*, Northwestern University
Dorian S Abbot, University of Chicago
Mary Silber, University of Chicago
(1116371784) 
9:00 a.m.
Simple Smale flows with nband templates ( n=3,4).
Kamal Mani Adhikari*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Michael Sullivan, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(1116371938) 
9:15 a.m.
{\bf The concept of the dividing surface in collinear Hydrogen exchange reaction.}
Ali Allahem*, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.
(111637335) 
9:30 a.m.
Dynamics in template and networks of complex quadratic maps.
Anca Radulescu*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(111637560) 
9:45 a.m.
Existence and stability of relative equilibria with a dominant vortex.
Alanna HoyerLeitzel*, Mount Holyoke College
Anna M. Barry, University of British Columbia
(1116371401) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: ON the Hausdorff dimension of unique Beta expansions.
Wenxia Li*, Dept. of Math., East China Normal University
(1116371461) 
10:15 a.m.
Stability of Broucke's Isosceles Triangle Orbit.
Skyler C. Simmons*, Brigham Young University
(1116372592) 
10:30 a.m.
A Classification of the Local Dynamics of Some Real Analytic Nonhyperbolic Planar Maps.
William T. Jamieson*, Wheaton College
(1116391698) 
10:45 a.m.
Fractal dimensions of subfractals induced by sofic subshifts.
Elizabeth Sattler*, North Dakota State University
(1116371760) 
11:00 a.m.
Noslip Billiards in Dimension Two.
Chris Cox*, Washington University in St. Louis
Renato Feres, Washington University In St. Louis
(1116371797) 
11:15 a.m.
Population Models with Partial Migration.
Anushaya Mohapatra*, Oregon State University
Haley Ohms, Oregon State University
Dave Lytle, Oregon State University
Patrick De Leenheer, Oregon State University
(1116371850) 
11:30 a.m.
The Specification Property for Certain Classes of Linear Operators.
James P Kelly*, Christopher Newport University
(1116372258) 
11:45 a.m.
Distributional Chaos in Dendritic and Circular Julia Sets.
Nathan Averbeck*, Baylor University
Brian E. Raines, Baylor University
(1116372084) 
12:00 p.m.
Lifting sublattices of attractors/repellers to the lattice of (pre)Lyapunov functions.
Dinesh Kasti*, Florida Atlantic University
William D Kalies, Florida Atlantic University
(1116372016)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Incorporating the History of Mathematics into Developmental Math Courses
Yakima 2, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Van Herd, University of Texas at Austin
Amy ShellGellasch, Montgomery College amy.shellgellasch@montgomerycollege.edu

8:00 a.m.
Uncommon mathematics from Tikārām Dhañanjaya's Śiśubodha Taraṅgi#x0194;ī.
Deepak Basyal*, University of WisconsinMarinette
(1116G11973) 
8:20 a.m.
Using Blood, Guts, and Gore to Keep their Interest.
Meghan M De Witt*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1116G12375) 
8:40 a.m.
A comparison of the mathematics problems solved by eighteenth century United States Presidents with the problems solved by students in developmental mathematics courses in the twentyfirst century.
Ronald L Merritt*, Athens State University
(1116G181) 
9:00 a.m.
Who Invented College Algebra?
Susan L Schmoyer*, Worcester State University
(1116G11601) 
9:20 a.m.
Activities on using history of mathematics in a standard college algebra course.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
(1116G1167) 
9:40 a.m.
Experiences in Using HOM in Community College Prealgebra and Algebra Courses.
John B. Thoo*, Yuba College, Marysville, California
(1116G1431) 
10:00 a.m.
Physical models of the binomial expansion and completing the square.
Amy ShellGellasch*, Montgomery College
(1116G177) 
10:20 a.m.
Why we shouldn't think we're smarter than ancient mathematicians!
Suzanne Sumner*, University of Mary Washington
(1116G11040) 
10:40 a.m.
Newton's Dark Secret: Using Historiographical Controversies to Introduce the Rudiments of Partial Differential Equations (PDE) into Developmental Mathematics Courses.
Van A Herd*, University of Texas at Austin
(1116G1930) 
11:00 a.m.
The Great Art: Cardano's "Ars Magna" in College Algebra and Precalculus.
Cynthia J. Huffman*, Pittsburg State University
(1116G192) 
11:20 a.m.
Greek Chords and Hindu Sines: teaching trigonometry with original sources.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University (OH)
(1116G11191)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Algebra, 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

8:15 a.m.
On Nonnil$S$Noetherian rings.
Minjae Kwon*, Kyungpook National University
Jung Wook Lim, Kyungpook National University
(1116VA2239) 
8:30 a.m.
The category of graded modules of a generalized Weyl algebra.
Robert J Won*, University of California, San Diego
(1116VA2032) 
8:45 a.m.
The Lie Algebra Associated to the Filtration of $SL_n(R)$ by Congruence Subgroups.
Jonathan E Lopez*, Canisius College
(1116VA2371) 
9:00 a.m.
Classifying the Fine Structures of Involutions Acting on Root Systems.
Samuel Ivy*, United State Military Academy
(1116VA2768) 
9:15 a.m.
Complete classification of connected primecube dimensional Hopf algebras.
Van C. Nguyen*, Northeastern University
Linhong Wang, University of Pittsburgh
Xingting Wang, Temple University
(1116VA2818) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Arithmetic Differential Subgroups of $Gl_{n}$.
Alfonso E HerasLlanos*, University of New Mexico
(1116VA2882) 
9:45 a.m.
Finitely Constrained Groups Having Almost Maximal Hausdorff Dimension.
Andrew Penland*, Western Carolina University
(1116VA2909) 
10:00 a.m.
The lattice of ideals of a nilpotent Leibniz algebra.
Austin H Jones*, North Carolina State University
(1116VA2935) 
10:15 a.m.
Green Rings of Pointed, Coserial Hopf Algebras.
Kevin Gerstle*, University of Iowa
(1116VA297) 
10:30 a.m.
Rank 2 geometries as right regular bands.
Francis Pastijn, Marquette University
Justin Albert*, Carthage College
(1116VA842) 
10:45 a.m.
A Visualization of Quillen Stratification.
Jared Warner*, City University New York Guttman Community College
(1116VA938) 
11:00 a.m.
Groupoids with root systems in real vector spaces.
Timothy D. Ferdinands*, Mercer University
(1116VA949)

8:15 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, IV
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.
Optimal Parameters in Option Pricing Model.
Narayan Thapa*, Cameron University
(1116VC802) 
8:15 a.m.
Stability for Perturbations of a Steady State at the One Dimensional Case.
Xinyao Yang*, University of Missouri
(1116VC2885) 
8:30 a.m.
Master Stability Islands for Oscillation Death in Networks of DelayCoupled Oscillators.
Stanley R Huddy*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Jie Sun, Clarkson University
(1116VC2916) 
8:45 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for the Propagation of an Animal Species on a Plain.
J. N. Ndam*, University of Jos
S. Dung, University of Jos
(1116VC347) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Convergence of Adaptive Random Search Methods for Constrained and MultiObjective BlackBox Optimization.
Rommel G Regis*, Saint Joseph's University, Department of Mathematics
(1116VC2879) 
9:15 a.m.
A Computational Model for PTSD and Cognitive Function.
Pengcheng Xiao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Evansville
Jianzhong Su, Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1116VC477) 
9:30 a.m.
Reynolds' Space Average.
Nicholas C. Jacob*, East Central University
(1116VC478) 
9:45 a.m.
Fractional Brownian Motion and Managing Risk in LongTerm Hedging with Shortterm Futures Contracts.
Wei Cui*, The University of Alabama
Zhijian Wu, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(1116VC546) 
10:00 a.m.
Identification of Parameters in Mathematical Biology.
Roby R Poteau*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
(1116VC563) 
10:15 a.m.
Applications of the partial WienerHopf factorization in Dynamic Fracture Machanics.
Aleksandr Smirnov*, Louisiana State University
(1116VC633) 
10:30 a.m.
Comparison of Numerical Solutions of BlackScholes Option Pricing Model.
Ayush L Joshi*, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
Gokul R Kadel, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
Narayan Thapa, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
(1116VC654) 
10:45 a.m.
Maximizing Guaranteed Value in a Fair Division of a Cake under PiecewiseLinear Valuations.
Brandon S Payne*, Cameron University
James R Dover, Cameron University
(1116VC655) 
11:00 a.m.
Tuberculosis(TB) Disease Modeling in the US.
Ellie Mainou*, Smith College
Chenyue Lu, Mount Holyoke College
Olivia Justynski, Mount Holyoke College
(1116VC997)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Probability and Statistics, III
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

8:15 a.m.
Some Statistical Tools for Data in Hilbert Spaces.
Krishna Kaphle*, University of Maine at Fort Kent
(1116VP2463) 
8:30 a.m.
Rooted triplets in species tree inference: some new results on construction and application.
Jeffrey B Gaither*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
(1116VP2579) 
8:45 a.m.
Discussion 
8:45 a.m.
A PredictionBased Time Series Clustering of Brain Cancer Mortality Rates in The United States.
Doo Young Kim*, University of South Florida
Chris P. Tsokos, University of South Florida
(1116VP2353) 
9:00 a.m.
Clarifications and Caveats on Data Cloning.
Brian R Zaharatos*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1116VP2651) 
9:15 a.m.
Semiparametric models for financial volatility.
Steve S. Chung*, Department of Mathematics, California State University, Fresno
XuFeng Niu, Department of Statistics, Florida State University
(1116VP2693) 
9:30 a.m.
Building Large Financial and Economic Networks.
Toyin O Alli*, The University of Alabama
(1116VP284) 
9:45 a.m.
A Method for Selecting the Relevant Dimensions for Text Classification in Singular Vector Spaces.
Dawit G Tadesse*, University of Cincinnati
Mark Carpenter, Auburn University
(1116VP364) 
10:00 a.m.
Adaptive Lasso for Linear Mixed Model Selection via Profile LogLikelihood.
Juming Pan*, Bowling Green State University, OH, USA.
(1116VP37) 
10:15 a.m.
Best linear invariant estimators using both double ranked set sampling and a modified double ranked set sampling procedures.
Qasim M AlShboul*, Zayed University
Elies Kouider, Ferris State University
(1116VP389) 
10:30 a.m.
Can one make a laser out of cardboard?
Tvrtko Tadić*, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
(1116VP402) 
10:45 a.m.
Stability of a $\mathbb{C}^2$valued Coupled System.
Fan Ny Shum*, University of Connecticut
(1116VP568) 
11:00 a.m.
A SemiParametric Approach to Hypothesis Testing for Hormesis.
Steven B Kim*, California State University Monterey Bay
(1116VP879) 
11:15 a.m.
Empirical noncoverage rate in interval estimation of expected response in ZIM regression.
Khyam Paneru*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1116VP971)

8:15 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Topology
Room 303, 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.
Volume and Determinant Densities of Hyperbolic Rational Links.
Mia C Smith*, Williams College SMALL REU
(1116VU1638) 
8:15 a.m.
Classification of Dessins D'Enfants of the Completely Reducible Trigonal Curves.
Mehmet Emin Aktas*, Florida State University
(1116VU1716) 
8:30 a.m.
New Knot Invariants in an Expansion of the Colored Jones Polynomial.
A. Overbay*, Austin College
K. Van Dinh, Austin College
(1116VU1848) 
8:45 a.m.
Some nontrivial model categories with trivial associated stable categories.
Deborah Vicinsky*, Wabash College
(1116VU1924) 
9:00 a.m.
The Image of the Witten Genus.
John E Mosley*, University of Kentucky
(1116VU2125) 
9:15 a.m.
$P$spaces and intermediate rings of continuous functions.
Will Murray, California State University, Long Beach
Joshua Sack*, California State University, Long Beach
Saleem Watson, California State University, Long Beach
(1116VU2142) 
9:30 a.m.
The Applications of Region Almost Alternating Knots.
Colin Murphy*, Seattle University
McKenna Renn, University of Washington
Ra'Jene Martin, Denison University
Jennifer Townsend, Bellevue College
(1116VU2206) 
9:45 a.m.
Rational knots and their canonical triangulations.
Dean Matthew Menezes*, University of Texas at Austin
(1116VU2240) 
10:00 a.m.
DijkgraafWitten Type Invariants of Seifert Surfaces in 3Manifolds.
Ik Jae Lee*, Rowan University
David N Yetter, Kansas State University
(1116VU2584) 
10:15 a.m.
Pseudometrizability in the Class of Essentially Hausdorff Spaces.
Gangadhar R Hiremath*, University of North Carolina Pembroke
(1116VU2859) 
10:30 a.m.
Determining Sliceness in 5Stranded Pretzel Knots: The SinglePair Case.
Kathryn Bryant*, Bryn Mawr College
(1116VU302) 
10:45 a.m.
A New Characterization of Clopen Sets.
Jay Stine*, Misericordia University
(1116VU536) 
11:00 a.m.
Selective strong screenability and a game.
Liljana Babinkostova*, Boise State University
Marion Scheepers, Boise State University
(1116VU828)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Modeling in the Undergraduate Classroom, I
Room 607, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jason Douma, University of Souix Falls jason.douma@usiouxfalls.edu
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College

8:00 a.m.
Arms Races, Fair Voting, and the Bible: Examples from a Case Studies Oriented Modeling Course.
Michael Olinick*, Middlebury College
(1116K1327) 
8:20 a.m.
Discrete sports modeling.
Tim Chartier*, Davidson College
(1116K11239) 
8:40 a.m.
Explore the world through Worldbank: using open data in Liberal Arts Math to explore the world's past and project future trends.
Anna Varvak*, Soka University of America
(1116K1322) 
9:00 a.m.
Using challenge problems to motivate exploring models.
Paul T Taylor*, Shippensburg University
(1116K1829) 
9:20 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling and Applied Calculus.
Joel Kilty*, Centre College
Alex M McAllister, Centre College
(1116K12831) 
9:40 a.m.
Design and Implementation of an Undergraduate Mathematical Modeling Course with no College Prerequisites.
Ricardo Cortez*, Tulane University
Cynthia O Anhalt, University of Arizona
(1116K1422) 
10:00 a.m.
Flexibility in a Mathematical Modeling class.
Maeve Lewis McCarthy*, Murray State University
(1116K1920) 
10:20 a.m.
A Modeling Approach to Calculus: Using the framework of modeling in the motivation and development of calculus.
D. Brian Walton*, James Madison University
(1116K12420) 
10:40 a.m.
Agent Based Modeling Across the Curriculum.
Jennifer R. Galovich*, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
(1116K11448) 
11:00 a.m.
A Modeling Capstone Course.
Ethan Berkove*, Lafayette College
(1116K12273) 
11:20 a.m.
Offering individualized modeling experiences at a large university.
Sarah Iams*, Harvard University
Margo Levine, Harvard University
(1116K12538) 
11:40 a.m.
A National Mathematical Modeling Contest to Seed the STEM Pipeline.
Leon H Seitelman*, Lead Consultant, Moody's MegaMath Challenge, 20052015
(1116K11945)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Room 608, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster dpasteur@gmail.com
John David, Virginia Military Institute

9:00 a.m.
Baseball as a General Education Mathematics Course.
William P Abrams*, Longwood University
(1116L51532) 
9:20 a.m.
Touchdowns, 3 pointers, and RealWorld Math.
Michael A Furuto*, University of Hawai`i  West O`ahu
(1116L51934) 
9:40 a.m.
Win Expectation Values and Pete Carroll's Decision to Pass in Super Bowl 49.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
(1116L51880) 
10:00 a.m.
The Measure of a Manager: Various Methods for Assessing the Ability of Baseball Managers.
Thomas W Polaski*, Winthrop University
Alison P Tighe, Winthrop University
(1116L51334) 
10:20 a.m.
SeasonLong Batting Slumps In Major League Baseball.
E Lee May*, Salisbury University
(1116L51396) 
10:40 a.m.
The Bayesian Quarterback: A New Model for Rating NFL Quarterbacks.
Rolando Cardenas*, Valle Verde Early College High School
(1116L52929) 
11:00 a.m.
How Infectious Was #Deflategate?
Eric Eager, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Megan Eberle, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
James P Peirce*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1116L5430) 
11:20 a.m.
Tennis Rankings over Time.
Michael A Jones*, Mathematical Reviews/AMS
Alexander Webb, Macalester College
Jennifer Wilson, Eugene Lang College, New School University
(1116L52461) 
11:40 a.m.
The Probability of Streaks in Sports, in Theory and in Practice.
Doug Drinen*, Sewanee: The University of the South
Will Matson, Sewanee: The University of the South
(1116L51274)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations and Special Functions, II
Room 616, Washington State Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
The Multiplicity of Solutions for a Class of Fourth Order Differential Equations.
Olivia Bennett, University of Central Oklahoma
Daniel Brumley, University of Central Oklahoma
Britney Hopkins, University of Central Oklahoma
Kristi Karber, University of Central Oklahoma
Thomas Milligan*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1116342349) 
8:15 a.m.
The Lyapunovtype inequality for third order and oddorder equations and application to the boundary value problems.
Sougata Dhar*, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.
(111634400) 
8:30 a.m.
Quantum graph model of a graphyne and graphyne nanotubes.
Ngoc Do*, Texas A&M University
Peter Kuchment, Texas A&M University
(111634587) 
8:45 a.m.
Discrete Garnier Sysetms.
Christopher M Ormerod*, California Institute of Technology
(1116392689) 
9:00 a.m.
Existence and Comparison Results for Fourth Order Discrete Eigenvalue Problems.
Jeffrey T Neugebauer*, Eastern Kentucky University
(11163953) 
9:15 a.m.
Nonsymmetric AskeyWilson polynomials and $Q$polynomial distanceregular graphs.
JaeHo Lee*, Tohoku University
(111633114) 
9:30 a.m.
Integral Representations and Composition of Generalized MittagLeffler Function.
Harish Nagar*, Mewar University, Gangrar, Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) India
Alka Tank, Mewar University
(111633766) 
9:45 a.m.
Integral Formulas and Generating Functions of Jacobi Polynomials.
Dominic Lanphier*, Western Kentucky University
(1116331594) 
10:00 a.m.
Properties of the Zeros of the Generalized Basic Hypergeometric Polynomials.
Oksana Bihun*, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(1116332304) 
10:15 a.m.
Spectral Analysis of the Exceptional Hermite Polynomials.
Jessica Stewart Kelly*, Christopher Newport University
(1116332587) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Univalent solutions of a second order differential equation.
Mohammad Salmassi*, Framingham State University
Ed Merkes, University of Cincinnati
(1116331641) 
10:45 a.m.
A Nonlinear Fractional Boundary Value Problem in Nabla Fractional Calculus.
Julia St. Goar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1116392130) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Approximating Solutions of Boundary Value Problems.
Hamid Semiyari*, university of Baltimore
(1116341364) 
11:15 a.m.
Trajectory Controllability of Nonlinear systemsAn analytical and a Numerical Approach.
Dimplekumar N Chalishajar*, Virginia Military Institute (VMI), VA
(1116341085) 
11:30 a.m.
Some Algebraic Considerations for P.
G. Edgar Parker*, James Madison University (Emeritus)
(111634624)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Real and Complex Analysis, II
Room 615, Washington State Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Inequalities for entire functions of exponential type.
Tariq M Qazi*, Virginia State University
(1116411834) 
8:30 a.m.
Sphericity of a Real Hypersurface via Projective Geometry.
Ilya Kossovskiy*, University of Vienna
(1116322220) 
8:45 a.m.
$L^p$ estimate for a biparameter trilinear pseudodifferential operator.
Guozhen Lu, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
Lu Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
(111642463) 
9:00 a.m.
Can we generalize the limitdefinition of the derivative?
Udita N Katugampola*, Department of Mathematical sciences, University of Delaware
(1116262653) 
9:15 a.m.
Foliations modeling nonrational toric varieties.
Fiammetta Battaglia, University of Florence (Italy)
Dan J. Zaffran*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1116322279) 
9:30 a.m.
The Bohr radius for power series and analytic functions into wedge domains.
Rosihan M Ali*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Roger W Barnard, Texas Tech University
Alexander Yu. Solynin, Texas Tech University
(111630112) 
9:45 a.m.
Some Properties for the Generalized Struve Functions.
See Keong Lee*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Rosihan M. Ali, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(111630554) 
10:00 a.m.
NonLinear Extremal Problems in Bergman Spaces.
Pritha Chakraborty*, Texas Tech University
Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University
(111630989) 
10:15 a.m.
Circle Packing Random Triangulations.
Olivia Isabella OrrantiaKotowski*, Texas Tech University
George Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(1116301764) 
10:30 a.m.
Bivariate Left Fractional Polynomial Monotone Approximation.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(11164133) 
10:45 a.m.
VectorValued Kernels of Bergman Type.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, The University of Scranton
(1116322659) 
11:00 a.m.
Convex Combinations of Planar Harmonic Mappings Realized through Convolutions with Halfstrip Mappings.
Stacey Muir*, The University of Scranton
(1116302554) 
11:15 a.m.
Arbitrary Compositions of Infinitely Many Analytic Complex Functions.
Kourosh Tavakoli*, Oklahoma City University
(1116302839) 
11:30 a.m.
An $L^2$ Inequality for Polynomials.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
(1116302874)

8:15 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Revitalizing Complex Analysis
Room 620, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Russell Howell, Westmont College howell@westmont.edu
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College
Alan Noell, Oklahoma State University

9:00 a.m.
Complex Arithmetic Boot Camp.
Yves Nievergelt*, Eastern Washington University
(1116R1149) 
9:20 a.m.
Advanced linear algebra: a call for the early introduction of complex numbers.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(1116R1224) 
9:40 a.m.
The Complex Moduli Project and MathematicaBased Modules in Complex Analysis.
William M. Kinney*, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
(1116R11852) 
10:00 a.m.
Animating maximum and minimum principles in complex analysis.
Paul Zorn*, Saint Olaf College
(1116R12844) 
10:20 a.m.
Zeros of Trinomials: Visualization and Location.
Michael Brilleslyper*, U.S. Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1116R11300) 
10:40 a.m.
Orthogonal Systems in the Euclidean and Lorentzian Complex Planes.
Barbara A. Shipman*, University of Texas at Arlington
Patrick D. Shipman, Colorado State University
Stephen P. Shipman, Louisiana State University
(1116R1885) 
11:00 a.m.
Visualizing Complex Variable Functions with Mapping Diagrams: Linear Fractional Transformations.
Martin E Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(1116R1498) 
11:20 a.m.
Planting Seeds: Complex Analysis Topics in the Calculus Sequence.
Robert Sachs*, George Mason University
(1116R12494) 
11:40 a.m.
Rouchés Theorem: Projects and Pedagogy.
Russell W Howell*, Westmont College
(1116R12363)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, III
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.
Software Tools That Do More with Less.
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Karen Allen Keene*, North Carolina State University
(1116S12394) 
8:20 a.m.
Similarities in a first differential equations course.
Robert Sachs*, George Mason University
(1116S12498) 
8:40 a.m.
A Technical Writing Project for Differential Equations Students.
Ben Vanderlei*, University of the Fraser Valley
(1116S12574) 
9:00 a.m.
Using symbolic ODE solvers' full potential to bring out your students' full potential.
Itai Seggev*, Wolfram Research, Inc.
(1116S12713) 
9:20 a.m.
An Investigation Of The Effects of Different Pedagogical Practices in an Introductory Differential Equations Course On Teaching and Learning.
Ron Buckmire*, Occidental College
Treena Basu, Occidental College
(1116S12721) 
9:40 a.m.
Road Rage and You! Exploring ODEs and Modeling through Traffic Models.
Zhengyi Zhou, AT&T Reseaech
Angela Gallegos*, Loyola Marymount University
(1116S12728) 
10:00 a.m.
Modeling word propagation: a connection between ODE and linguistics.
Rachel L. Bayless*, Agnes Scott College
Rachelle C. DeCoste, Wheaton College (MA)
(1116S12766) 
10:20 a.m.
Student discovery of selected topics in differential equations using modeling scenarios.
Amy H Erickson*, Georgia Gwinnett College
Keith A Erickson, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1116S12791) 
10:40 a.m.
A New Perspective on Variation of Parameters.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
William E Boyce, Rennselear Polytechnic Institute
(1116S12840) 
11:00 a.m.
Introducing Laplace Transforms early in an applied Differential Equations course.
Paul D. Olson*, Penn State Erie , the Behrend College
(1116S12876) 
11:20 a.m.
Final Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 4C3, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College gizem.karalli@pomona.edu
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College rosa.c.orellana@dartmouth.edu

8:00 a.m.
On Demazure Crystals for the Quantum Affine Algebra $U_q\left(\hat{sl}(n)\right)$.
Margaret L. Rahmoeller*, Roanoke College
(111608234) 
8:30 a.m.
Demazure Flags, Chebyshev Polynomials, Mock and Partial Theta Functions.
Rekha Biswal, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California, Riverside
Lisa Schneider*, Susquehanna University
Sankaran Viswanath, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India
(111605221) 
9:00 a.m.
From the weak Bruhat order to crystal graphs as posets.
Patricia Hersh*, North Carolina State University
Cristian Lenart, SUNY Albany
(1116051386) 
9:30 a.m.
Parking Functions, Sandpiles, and Gessel's Fundamental Basis.
Angela S Hicks*, Stanford University
(111605900) 
10:00 a.m.
Walking on Representation Graphs and Generalized Hyperbolic Functions.
Georgia Benkart*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1116051120) 
10:30 a.m.
A Random Walk on $S_n$ generated by Random Involutions.
Megan M Bernstein*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111605730)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Graphical Models for High Dimensional Data
Room 3A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometric graphbased methods for high dimensional data.
Andrea Bertozzi*, UCLA
(1116492632) 
8:55 a.m.
Modified Cheeger and Ratio Cut Methods Using the GinzburgLandau Functional for Classification of HighDimensional Data.
Ekaterina Merkurjev*, University of California, San Diego
(1116492128) 
9:25 a.m.
Exploitation of Graphical Models to Guide Deep Representations.
Arjuna Flenner*, NAVAIR
(1116492078) 
10:00 a.m.
Functional connectomics from data: Constructing probabilistic graphical models for neuronal networks.
Eli Shlizerman*, University of Washington
(1116371906) 
10:30 a.m.
A Dirichlet energy criterion for graph partitioning and image segmentation.
Dominique Zosso*, UCLA Department of Mathematics
Braxton Osting, University of Utah, Department of Mathematics
Stanley J. Osher, UCLA Department of Mathematics
(1116491560) 
11:00 a.m.
Convergence Analysis of the Graph AllenCahn Scheme.
Xiyang Luo*, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
Andrea L Bertozzi, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
(1116001518) 
11:30 p.m.
Nonlocal Total Variation with PrimalDual Algorithm for Unsupervised Hyperspectral Imagery Analysis.
Wei Zhu, UCLA
Victoria Chayes, Bard College
Alexandre Tiard, Grenoble Institute of Technology
Stephanie Sanchez, UCLA
Devin Dahlberg, University of California, San Diego
Da Kuang*, UCLA
Andrea Bertozzi, UCLA
Stanley Osher, UCLA
Dominique Zosso, UCLA
(1116651417)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 4C2, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation for High School Teachers and Students: How to Think Brilliantly and Creatively in Mathematics,a Guide for K12 Educators and Their Students.
How to think brilliantly and creatively in mathematics, a guide for K12 educators and their students.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center
Presenters:
James Tanton, Mathematical Association of America
(1116A02992) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:20 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, IV
Room 619, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College BrianKatz@augustana.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

8:20 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Integrating Complex Instruction to Promote Engagement in Developmental and Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses Through Groupwork.
Belin Manuel Tsinnajinnie*, Institute of American Indian Arts
(1116J52954) 
8:40 a.m.
Student mathematical connections in an inquiryoriented introductory linear algebra class.
Spencer Payton*, Washington State University
(1116J52387) 
9:00 a.m.
Learning to Ask Questions: A Matrix Project.
Pamela Pierce*, The College of Wooster
Jim Hartman, The College of Wooster
(1116J52497) 
9:20 a.m.
Introduction to Proofs in Topology and Geometry Using IBL.
David H Crombecque*, University of Southern California
(1116J52475) 
9:40 a.m.
"Build a City..."  exploring ratio and density through an urban planning board game.
Forest Fisher, Guttman Community College
Jared Warner*, Guttman Community College
(1116J51330) 
10:00 a.m.
Writing Original Problems in Calculus Classes.
Vincent J. Matsko*, University of San Francisco
(1116J51770) 
10:20 a.m.
A Mathematical Easter Egg Hunt in IBL Proofs Course.
Audrey Malagon*, Virginia Wesleyan College
(1116J5908) 
10:40 a.m.
Guided Inquiry in Calculus II.
Vesta Coufal*, Gonzaga U.
(1116J51813)

8:20 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Project NExT Session
The early (postPhD) years: An interactive survival guide.
Room 4C2, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Hall 4A, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Ancient solutions to parabolic partial differential equations.
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
Panagiota Daskalopoulos*, Columbia University
(111635712) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Interpretations of topological spaces.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
Jindrich Zapletal*, University of Florida
(111603239) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Getting started in the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Tahoma 5, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Presenters:
Jackqueline M. Dewar, Loyola Marymount University
Curtis D. Bennett, Loyola Marymount University 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #14: Part B
Teaching quantitative reasoning with common sense and common knowledge.
Metropolitan B, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Maura B. Mast, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ethan D. Bolker, University of Massachusetts Boston 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, III
Tahoma 2, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

9:00 a.m.
Exploration of Quotient Spaces and Group Actions with Application to Visualizing Music.
Srividhya Balaji*, University of Oklahoma
(1116K6644) 
9:20 a.m.
Pythagoras to Secor: a Mathematical Approach to Musical Temperament.
Anil Venkatesh*, Ferris State University
(1116K5371) 
9:40 a.m.
Music Synthesis from Controlled Chaos.
Matthew A Morena*, Young Harris College
Kevin M Short, University of New Hampshire
(1116K52870) 
10:00 a.m.
Invisible Theatre: Math and Metaphor on the Digital Stage.
Gail Tang*, University of La Verne
(1116K51573) 
10:20 a.m.
Half a Menger Sponge is Better than the Whole.
Ethan Berkove*, Lafayette College
(1116K52276) 
10:40 a.m.
Drawing and Discrete Mathematics.
Paul R McCreary, The Evergreen State College Tacoma
Peter Boome*, The Evergreen State College Tacoma
(1116K5548) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Bitwise Artwork.
Susan McBurney*, Western Springs, IL
(1116K61404) 
11:20 a.m.
Thinking Outside the Torus: Geometric explorations in bead crochet.
Susan Goldstine*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1116K52174) 
11:40 a.m.
The perspective image(s) of a square.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
Marc Frantz, Indiana University
Fumiko Futamura, Southwestern University
(1116K51732)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics (CUPM) and MAA Committee on Professional Development Panel Discussion
Starting a new track: actuarial science, biomathematics, environmental science, climate studies.
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Julie Barnes, Western Carolina University
Martha Siegel, Towson University
Linda McGuire, Muhlenberg College
Panelists:
Jim Daniel, University of Texas at Austin
Tim Comar, Benedictine University
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensburg University 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Skybridge, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Work hard, play hard: balancing career, hobbies, and family.
Room 211, Washington State Convention Center
Moderators:
Duane Cooper, Morehouse College
Panelists:
Ron Buckmire, Occidental College
Emille Davie Lawrence, University of San Francisco
Robin Wilson, California State Polytechnic University
Mariel Vazquez, University of California at Davis mariel@math.ucdavis.edu 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Hall 4B, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Presentation for High School Teachers and Students
High school quadratics, how to think about and do everything about them brilliantly and creatively.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Deanna Haunsperger, Carleton College 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 9:40 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Graduate Students Teach Too: Ideas and Best Practices, I
Room 304, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Samuel L. Tunstall, Appalachian State University tunstallsl@appstate.edu

9:40 a.m.
Graduate Student Teacher Training and Support at Clemson.
Meredith Burr*, Clemson University
(1116F12637) 
10:00 a.m.
Curriculum development for the California Alliance for Minority Participation Summer Science Academy.
Timmy Ma*, University of California, Irvine
(1116F11195) 
10:20 a.m.
Graduate StudentDriven Development and Delivery of a GTA Training and Mentoring Program.
Carrie Diaz Eaton, Unity College
Ashley Rand*, Bethany Lutheran College
Eleanor Abernethy, University of Tennessee
(1116F12426) 
10:40 a.m.
A framework for a graduate student teacher mentoring program.
Emily Laura Braley*, Duke University
(1116F12390) 
11:00 a.m.
Preparing our future colleagues: A report on the national landscape of graduate student instructor professional development programs.
Jess Ellis*, Colorado State University
Natasha Speer, University of Maine
Jack Bookman, Duke University
(1116F12352) 
11:20 a.m.
Instructional Supports for Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of NebraskaLincoln.
Nathan Wakefield*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Allan Donsig, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1116F12030) 
11:40 a.m.
Utilizing a Teaching Symposium as a First Step in GTA Teacher Preparation.
RaKissa Manzanares*, University of Colorado Denver
Gary Olson, University of Colorado Denver
(1116F11545)

9:40 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Inner topological Ramsey spaces.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
Natasha Dobrinen*, University of Denver
(11160068) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15: Part B
Teaching statistics using R and R Studio.
Metropolitan A, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Randall Pruim, Calvin College 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting
Room 211, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Poster Session
Me and My GadgetsTeaching with Technology.
Skybridge, 4th Floor, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Tom Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey
Karl Schmitt, Valparaiso University
Michael Scott, California State University, Monterey Bay
John Travis, Mississippi College 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
A mathematical tour through a collapsing world.
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
Charles R. Hadlock*, Bentley University
(1116A021) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Panel Discussion
What's beyond the curriculum?
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Martha Siegel, Towson University 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Ramsey properties in topological dynamics.
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center
Dana Bartosova*, Instituto de Matematica e Estatistica, Universidade de Sao Paulo
(11160369) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers(SIGMAA MCST) Special Presentation
Math Circle Demonstration
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Analysis on nonsmooth domains.
Room 211, Washington State Convention Center
Tatiana Toro*, University of Washington
(1116352830) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in the Theory and Application of Reaction Diffusion Models
Skagit 5, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Jerome Goddard, II, Auburn University, Montgomery jgoddard@aum.edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

1:00 p.m.
On the quasiconvergence property of solutions of parabolic equations on the real line.
Peter Polacik*, University of Minnesota
(1116351946) 
1:30 p.m.
Existence of positive radial solutions for superlinear, semipositone problems on the exterior of a ball.
R. Dhanya, Universidad de Concepcion
Quinn Morris*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1116352583) 
2:00 p.m.
Modeling the effects of Ushaped density dependent dispersal via reaction diffusion equations.
Jerome Goddard II*, Auburn University Montgomery
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1116351766) 
2:30 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of similarity solutions of a generalized heat equation arising in a model of cell migration.
Tracy L. Stepien*, Arizona State University
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University
(111635635) 
3:00 p.m.
A TwoSpecies Competition System with Slow Diffusion.
Georg Hetzer*, Auburn University
Lourdes Tello, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
(1116352014) 
3:30 p.m.
A priori estimates for positive solutions to second order elliptic boundary problems.
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
Rosa Pardo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
(1116351811) 
4:00 p.m.
Elliptic systems with exponential growth in dimension two.
Maya Chhetri*, UNC Greensboro
Petr Girg, University of West Bohemia
(1116351894) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions to Neutral and Delay Functional Differential Equations.
M. N. Nkashama*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1116392790) 
5:00 p.m.
Bifurcation and multiplicity of strong solutions for elliptic equations with nonlinear boundary conditions.
N. Mavinga*, Swarthmore College, PA
M. Nkashama, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1116351974) 
5:30 p.m.
Eigencurves and Resonance.
Stephen B Robinson*, Wake Forest University
Mauricio Rivas, Wake Forest University
(1116351792)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Methods in Geometry
Room 610, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Eric Bahuaud, Seattle University bahuaude@seattleu.edu
Dylan Helliwell, Seattle University

1:00 p.m.
Can you hear the metric on a sphere?
Emily B. Dryden*, Bucknell University
Diana Macedo, Instituto Superior Tecnico
Rosa SenaDias, Instituto Superior Tecnico
(1116581628) 
1:30 p.m.
On the spectral geometry of orbifolds.
Elizabeth Stanhope*, Lewis & Clark College
(1116532191) 
2:00 p.m.
Canonical metrics on the Pentachoron.
Andrea Young*, Ripon College
(1116521726) 
2:30 p.m.
Discussion. 
3:00 p.m.
Lagrangian mean curvature flow, the Maslov class, and special lagrangians.
Andrew A Cooper*, North Carolina State University
(1116531636) 
3:30 p.m.
Lower semicontinuity of the ADM mass.
Jeffrey L Jauregui*, Union College
(1116531134) 
4:00 p.m.
Elliptic problems and weakly asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds.
Paul T Allen*, Lewis & Clark College
James Isenberg, University of Oregon
John M. Lee, University of Washington
Iva Stavrov Allen, Lewis & Clark College
(1116531006) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion. 
5:00 p.m.
Analytic torsion: generalized metric invariance.
Phillip Andreae*, Duke University
(1116581882) 
5:30 p.m.
Totally geodesic maps into manifolds with no focal points.
James Dibble*, Western Illinois University
(1116532047)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Applications of Logic, Model Theory, and Theoretical Computer Science to Systems Biology
Room 602, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
James Lynch, Clarkson University
Leo Marcus, Santa Monica, CA leomarcus2@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
Manysorted firstorder model theory as a conceptual framework for complex dynamical systems.
Solomon Feferman*, Stanford University
(1116031664) 
2:00 p.m.
Neural Algebra and Modelling.
Erwin  Engeler*, ETH Zurich
(111603469) 
3:00 p.m.
Dependence logic and biology.
Jouko A Vaananen*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland
(111603791) 
4:00 p.m.
Probabilistic Boolean Networks as Models of Gene Regulatory Networks.
Ilya Shmulevich*, Institute for Systems Biology
(111692279) 
5:00 p.m.
Datum Logic: A Formal Executable Semantics for Experimental Evidence.
Carolyn L Talcott*, SRI International
(1116921302)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSAAAS Special Session on Applied and Computational Topology, II
Room 201, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Pawel Dlotko, INRIA Saclay, France
Nicholas Scoville, Ursinus College nscoville@ursinus.edu
Matthew Wright, IMA University of Minnesota

1:00 p.m.
The shape of data.
Jose Perea*, Michigan State University
(111655123) 
1:30 p.m.
Analysis of cancer genomics data using computational topology: applications to breast cancer.
Javier Arsuaga*, University of California, Davis
Georgina Gonzalez, University of California, Davis
Sergio ArdanzaTrevijano, Universidad de Navarra
(1116921790) 
2:00 p.m.
Classification of breast cancer subtypes using signaling pathways and persistence homology.
Mimi Tsuruga*, UC Davis
Javier Arsuaga, UC Davis
Michael Steiner, San Francisco State University
Nils Baas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(1116921868) 
2:30 p.m.
A space of phylogenetic networks.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Williams College; Harvey Mudd College
Samantha Petti, Georgia Tech
(111652168) 
3:00 p.m.
Combinatorial invariants for directed graphs with applications to neuroscience.
Martina Scolamiero*, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(1116551344) 
3:30 p.m.
Formal Perspectives on Hierarchical Networks.
Sophie Raynor*, University of Aberdeen, UK
(1116551110) 
4:00 p.m.
Persistence Images: An Alternative Persistent Homology Representation.
Lori Beth Ziegelmeier*, Macalester College
(1116551165) 
4:30 p.m.
Interactive Visualization of 2D Persistent Homology.
Michael Lesnick*, Columbia University
Matthew L. Wright, St. Olaf College
(111655950) 
5:00 p.m.
A Morsetheoretic algorithm to compute persistent homology, with generators.
Gregory Henselman*, University of Pennsylvania
(1116552262) 
5:30 p.m.
Multiscale persistence.
Greg Bell*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Austin Lawson, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Joshua Martin, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
James Rudzinski, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Clifford Smyth, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1116551754)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 603, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Daniel Hernández, University of Utah
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Karl Schwede, University of Utah

1:00 p.m.
Morita Equivalence Revisited.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State
(111616674) 
1:30 p.m.
Centers of endomorphism rings of modules.
Haydee M Lindo*, The University of Utah and Williams college
(1116132407) 
2:00 p.m.
Generalized Associated Primes and Depth in the Perfect Closure.
George E Whelan*, George Mason University
(1116132486) 
2:30 p.m.
Finite Ftype and Fabundant Modules.
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Tony Se*, University of Kansas
(111613897) 
3:00 p.m.
An optimal upper bound on the regularity of powers of edge ideals.
Ali Alilooee*, Western Illinois University
Arindam Banerjee, Purdue University
Selvi Beyarslan, Tulane University
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(1116131079) 
3:30 p.m.
A McKay correspondence for reflection groups.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto Scarborough
Eleonore M Faber*, University of Michigan
Colin Ingalls, University of New Brunswick
(1116141953) 
4:00 p.m.
Resolution of singularities: new invariants in positive characteristic.
Angelica Benito*, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas (ICMAT)
Orlando E. Villamayor U., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
(111614903) 
4:30 p.m.
Lower bound cluster algebras: presentation and properties.
Greg Muller*, University of Michigan
Jenna Rajchgot, University of Michigan
Bradley Zykoski, University of Virginia
(1116132489) 
5:00 p.m.
Notched Arcs of Cluster Algebras from Punctured Surfaces.
Emily Gunawan*, University of Minnesota
(1116082411)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Current Areas of Interest in the Mathematical Sciences of Medieval Islam, II
Skagit 3, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Mohammad K. Azarian, University of Evansville
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Emelie A. Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu

1:00 p.m.
Geometric Techniques in Medieval Islamic Art and Architecture: From Strapwork Ornamentation to Quasicrystal Constructions.
Raymond Tennant*, Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
(1116011223) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Creating Medieval Islamic Ornamentation.
B Lynn Bodner*, Mathematics Department Monmouth University
(1116011993) 
2:00 p.m.
The Legacy of AlKashi: Why does it matter in the 21st century?
Nuh Aydin*, Kenyon College
Lakhdar Hammoudi, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(111601375) 
2:30 p.m.
Mathematics in the Medieval Islamic West: Its Relationship to Hebrew and Latin Mathematics.
Victor J. Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(1116011327) 
3:00 p.m.
Modern math in medieval islamic architectural tilings.
Peter J Lu*, Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 02138 USA
(1116011677) 
4:00 p.m.
The Arabic redaction of Euclid's Elements by al\d{T}ūsī.
Gregg De Young*, The American University in Cairo
(111601318)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
Directing undergraduate research.
Tahoma 5, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Presenters:
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Distribution of Zeros of Entire Functions
Room 400, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Matthew Chasse, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamás Forgács, California State University, Fresno
Andrzej Piotrowski, University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau apiotrowski@uas.alaska.edu

1:00 p.m.
Multiplier Sequences for the Legendre Polynomial Basis.
Matthew Chasse, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamás Forgács, California State University, Fresno
Andrzej Piotrowski*, University of Alaska Southeast
(1116302819) 
1:30 p.m.
Operator Diagonalizations of Multiplier Sequences.
Robert D. Bates*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(111630597) 
2:00 p.m.
On stability preserving properties of coefficientwise transformations.
Lukasz Grabarek*, MatanuskaSusitna College
(1116302227) 
2:30 p.m.
Level curves of real algebraic functions and theorem of Pólya.
Stephanie Edwards*, Hope College
Sarah Hilsman, Hope College
Anna Snyder, Hope College
(111630852) 
3:00 p.m.
Zeros of finite differences of polynomials and entire functions.
Mikhail Tyaglov*, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Olga Katkova, Wheelock College
Anna Vishnyakova, V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University
Jiacheng Xia, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(11163028) 
3:30 p.m.
Majorization and the Zeros of Entire Functions.
Rajesh Pereira*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph
(111630819) 
4:00 p.m.
Seperation of the zeros of qEulerian polynomials.
Mirkó Visontai*, Google Inc.
Petter Brändén, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm
Matthew Chasse, Washington, DC
(1116052767) 
4:30 p.m.
Zero distribution of sequences of polynomials.
Khang D Tran*, California State University, Fresno
(111630948) 
5:00 p.m.
Complex zero strip decreasing operators.
David Alan Cardon*, Brigham Young University
(111630780) 
5:30 p.m.
Recent progress on the question of whether rapidly decreasing sequences are complex zero decreasing sequences.
Thomas Craven*, University of Hawaii
(1116301888)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Products
Room 204, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Richard Hammack, Virginia Commonwealth University rhammack@vcu.edu
Dewey Taylor, Virginia Commonwealth University

1:00 p.m.
Symmetry Parameters for Lexicographic Graph Products.
Debra L Boutin*, Hamilton College
(1116051230) 
1:30 p.m.
Tiling the hypercube.
Jerrold R Griggs, University of South Carolina
Kevin G Milans, West Virginia University
David Offner*, Westminster College
David Stoner, Harvard University
(1116051459) 
2:00 p.m.
Cycle bases of reduced powers of graphs.
Richard H Hammack, Virginia Commonwealth University
Gregory Douglas Smith*, The College of William & Mary
(1116601611) 
2:30 p.m.
Products of almost locally finite graphs.
Richard Hammack, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Wilfried Imrich*, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
(1116051137) 
3:30 p.m.
Identifying codes in the Cartesian product of a graph and $K_2$.
Douglas Rall, Furman University
Kirsti Wash*, Trinity College
(111605894) 
4:00 p.m.
Partitioning the vertex set of $G$ to make $G\Box H$ an efficient open domination graph.
Iztok Peterin, University of Maribor
Douglas Rall*, Furman University
Tadeja Kraner Šumenjak, University of Maribor
Aleksandra Tepeh, University of Maribor
(111605667) 
4:30 p.m.
Edgetransitive products.
Richard H. Hammack*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Wilfried Imrich, Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria
Sandi Klavžar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
(1116051625) 
5:00 p.m.
Graham's Pebbling Conjecture.
Glenn Hurlbert*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1116051567) 
5:30 p.m.
Odd dominating sets in the direct and strong products.
Dewey Taylor*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Christopher Whisenant, South University
(1116052469)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
Introduction to processoriented, guidedinquiry learning (POGIL) in mathematics courses.
Metropolitan B, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Zdeňka Guadarrama, Rockhurst University
Jill E. Guerra, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Laurie Lenz, Mayrmount University 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Making sense of calculus with mapping diagrams.
Metropolitan A, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Presenters:
Martin Flashman, Humboldt State University 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Programming on Integral Invexity
Skagit 4, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Ram Verma, Texas State University, San Marcos verma99@msn.com
Alexander Zaslavski, Israel Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Variational gradients in function spaces.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(1116492910) 
1:30 p.m.
Mathematical Programming Based on Sufficient Optimality Conditions and Second Order Invex Functions.
Ram N. Moahpatra*, University of Central Florida
Ram U. Verma, University of North Texas, Denton
(1116902946) 
2:00 p.m.
A generalized relaxed positivedefinite and skewHermitian splitting preconditioner for nonHermitian saddle point problems.
Hongtao Fan, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, P. R. China
Xinyun Zhu*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX, 79762
(111665330) 
2:30 p.m.
Lp Approximation with Rates by Multivariate Generalized Discrete Singular Operators.
George A Anastassiou, University of Memphis
Merve Kester*, University of Memphis
(11164131) 
3:00 p.m.
On an alternating direction method for solving a weighted lowrank approximation problem.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(1116902967) 
3:30 p.m.
Optimal Strategies in a Quantum ThreePlayer Dilemma Game.
Aden O Ahmed*, Texas A&M University  Kingsville
(111649967) 
4:00 p.m.
The Aesthetic of Circulant Unistochastic Eigenpaths.
Aaron Carl Smith*, University of Central Florida
(1116151704) 
4:30 p.m.
Minmax Fractional Integral Programming Problems on Univexities.
Ram Verma*, University of North Texas
(111690569) 
5:00 p.m.
Spectral properties of discrete StrumLiouville equation with quadratic Eigenparameter in boundry condition.
Turhan Koprubasi*, University of Central Florida, Kastamonu University
(1116391855) 
5:30 p.m.
Approximate solutions of common fixed point problems.
Alexander J Zaslavski*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
(111690520)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 604, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Yaim Cooper, Harvard University yaim@math.harvard.edu
Anand Patel, Boston College

1:00 p.m.
Extremality of Weierstrass points on genustwo curves.
Dawei Chen, Boston College
Nicola Tarasca*, University of Utah
(1116141519) 
2:00 p.m.
Lines on Elliptic CalabiYau Threefolds.
Francois Greer*, Stanford University
(1116142772) 
3:00 p.m.
On rationalizing divisors.
Lorenzo Prelli*, University of Washington
(1116141529) 
4:00 p.m.
A moduli space of points in affine space as a Chow quotient.
Noah Giansiracusa*, University of Georgia
Patricio Gallardo, University of Georgia
(1116141202) 
5:00 p.m.
Deriving the Grothendieck ring of varieties.
Inna I Zakharevich*, University of Chicago
(1116141803)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Algebra, II
Rooms 307/308, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley bernd@berkeley.edu
Rekha Thomas, University of Washington, Seattle

1:00 p.m.
Structural Identifiability of Biological Models.
Nicolette Meshkat*, Santa Clara University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(1116922123) 
1:30 p.m.
Symmetry and Turán Sums of Squares.
Annie Raymond*, University of Washington
Mohit Singh, Microsoft Research
Rekha Thomas, University of Washington
(111605686) 
2:00 p.m.
Matrix geometric means and semidefinite optimization.
James Saunderson*, University of Washington
Hamza Fawzi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116901320) 
2:30 p.m.
Eigenconfigurations of Tensors.
Anna L Seigal*, University of California, Berkeley
(111615602) 
3:00 p.m.
Real Rank with Respect to Varieties.
Rainer Sinn*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Grigoriy Blekherman, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111615643) 
3:30 p.m.
Algebraic signatures of convex and nonconvex neural codes.
Carina Curto, Pennsylvania State University
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan
Katherine Morrison, University of Northern Colorado
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College
Zvi Rosen, Pennsylvania State University
Anne Shiu*, Texas A&M University
Nora Youngs, Harvey Mudd College
(111692679) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatorial properties of hierarchical models.
Daniel Irving Bernstein, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(111605975) 
4:30 p.m.
Reciprocal linear spaces and their Chow forms.
Mario Kummer, Universitat Konstanz
Cynthia Vinzant*, NC State
(1116141607) 
5:00 p.m.
Do generic polynomials generate a prime ideal?
Josephine Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1116131217)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Cryptography, III
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.
Kernels of Eisenstein ideals.
Kenneth A. Ribet*, UC Berkeley
(1116111530) 
1:30 p.m.
Constructing Abelian Surfaces via Rosenhain Invariants.
Craig Costello, Microsoft Reasearch
Alyson Deines*, Center for Communications Research
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Tonghai Yang, University of WisconsinMadison
(111611682) 
2:00 p.m.
Key Recovery for LWE in Polynomial Time.
Kim Laine*, Microsoft Research, Redmond
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research, Redmond
(1116111407) 
2:30 p.m.
Attacks on searchRLWE.
Hao Chen*, University of Washington
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Katherine E Stange, University of Colorado, Boulder
(111611729) 
3:00 p.m.
Class numbers of algebraic function fields, or Jacobians of curves over finite fields.
Anastassia Etropolski*, Emory University
(1116111111) 
3:30 p.m.
The arithmetic of a nonabelian cover of an elliptic curve.
Rachel Davis*, Purdue University
Edray Herber Goins, Purdue University
(1116111763) 
4:00 p.m.
The BrauerManin obstruction and surfaces.
Mckenzie West*, Emory University
(1116111025) 
4:30 p.m.
Integral BrauerManin obstruction for generalized affine Châtelet surfaces.
Jennifer Berg*, University of Texas at Austin
(1116112066) 
5:00 p.m.
Uniform bounds on Brauer classes of certain K3 surfaces.
Anthony VárillyAlvarado, Rice University
Bianca Viray*, University of Washington
(1116112184) 
5:30 p.m.
$p$adic heights on elliptic curves over number fields.
Jennifer S. Balakrishnan*, University of Oxford
(1116111441)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Problems and Challenges in Financial Engineering and Risk Management, II
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.
Measures of Systemic Risk.
Birgit Rudloff*, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Zachary Feinstein, Washington University in St. Louis
Stefan Weber, Leibniz University Hannover
(1116911018) 
1:30 p.m.
Numerical Simulation for a Nonlinear American OptionPricing Model.
Wen Wang*, Bellevue College, Washington
HongMing Yin, Washington State University
Wenhan Wang, Microsoft Corporation
(111665272) 
2:00 p.m.
Bond and CDS Pricing with Stochastic Recovery.
Albert Cohen*, Michigan State University
Nick Costanzino, RiskLab  University of Toronto & AIG Investments (NYC)
(1116911187) 
2:30 p.m.
Analytical Expansion to ForwardBackward Stochastic Differential Equations.
Jerome Detemple, Boston University, Questrom School of Business
Matthew Lorig, University of Washington at Seattle, Department of Applied Mathematics
Marcel Rindisbacher, Boston University, Questrom School of Business
Stephan Sturm, WPI, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Liangliang Zhang*, Boston University, Questrom School of Business
(111665562) 
3:00 p.m.
Discussion. 
3:30 p.m.
A Simulation Measure Approach to Monte Carlo Methods in Credit Risk.
Alexander D Shkolnik*, UC Berkeley
Kay Giesecke, Stanford University
(1116602698) 
4:00 p.m.
Rationalizing Behavioral Portfolio Choice.
Carole Bernard, Grenoble Ecole de Management
Stephan Sturm*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111691184) 
4:30 p.m.
SmallTime Asymptotics for AtTheMoney Option Prices Under Exponential Lévy Models.
José Enrique FigueroaLópez, Washington University in St. Louis
Ruoting Gong*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Christian Houdré, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111660401) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Boundedness Character of the First Order System of Rational Difference Equations with Nonconstant Coefficients.
Deja R Washington*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1116392704) 
5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion for Problems and Challenges in Financial Engineering and Risk Management.
HongMing Yin*, Washington State University
(111635706)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Random and Complex Dynamics of ReactionDiffusion Systems, II
Room 401, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Anton Hoegele, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Yuncheng You, University of South Florida, Tampa you@mail.usf.edu

1:00 p.m.
Continuous Data Assimilation with Stochastically Noisy Data.
Hakima Bessaih*, University of Wyoming, Department of Mathematics
(1116602017) 
1:30 p.m.
On a class of stochastic transport equations for L2loc vector fields.
Ennio Fedrizzi, University of Lyon
Wladimir Neves, University of Rio de Janeiro
Christian Olivera*, IMECCUNICAMP
(1116601148) 
2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic dynamics of some microscopic heat conduction models.
Yao Li*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
LaiSang Young, Courant Institute, New York University
(1116601440) 
2:30 p.m.
Random Attractors of Stochastic ReactionDiffusion Systems.
Yuncheng You*, University of South Florida
(1116352359) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Modeling of Pattern Formation in VaportoParticle Reactions.
Bahaudin A Hashmi*, Colorado State University
(1116352366) 
3:30 p.m.
Multiplicity of positive solutions for onedimensional pLaplacian with weight functions.
Inbo Sim*, Department of Mathematics, University of Ulsan
(1116342569)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, II
Room 310, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
XiangSheng Wang, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau xswang@semo.edu

1:00 p.m.
Uniform asymptotics of orthogonal polynomials arising from coherent states.
Dan Dai*, Department of Mathematics, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(111633582) 
2:00 p.m.
Asymptotics of Racah polynomials.
Roderick Sue Cheun Wong*, City University of Hong Kong
XiangSheng Wang, Southeast Missouri State University
(1116331108) 
3:00 p.m.
Classes of bivariate orthogonal polynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, King Saud U, Saudi Arabia and U Central Florida, USA.
Ruiming Zhang, College of Science, Northwest A&F University
(111633642) 
4:00 p.m.
A Refinement of the AlladiSchur Theorem.
George E Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(111605573) 
5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Estimation of the Andrews Zagier $G_k(q)$ function and its connection to the Wright's Generalized Hyper geometric function.
Daniel Timothy Parry*, University of Cologne
(1116052743) 
5:30 p.m.
Relations among weighted power means functions.
Jin Liang*, Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, P. R. China
(111633273)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
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

1:00 p.m.
Centrality Properties of Graphs with an Application of Functional Connectivity of the Brain.
Roger Vargas*, Williams College
Abigail Waldron, Presbyterian College
Anika Sharma, University of Buffalo
(111605133) 
1:30 p.m.
Rankings of Cartesian Product $(K_{s}e) \Box P_{n}$.
Kelsey Quigley*, Nazareth College
Sarah Renfro, Sam Houston State University
(111605134) 
2:00 p.m.
Zarankiewicz and Bipartite Ramsey Numbers.
Alexander Neal Riasanovsky*, University of Pennsylvania
John Wallace, Trinity College
(111605135) 
2:30 p.m.
The Resolution Limit for Detecting Communities in Benchmark Graphs.
Sonica Saraf*, Carnegie Mellon University
Natalie Wellen, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111605151) 
3:00 p.m.
Inducing Alternans in Cardiac Models using Delay Differential Equations.
Justin Eastman*, Millersville University
Julian Sass, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(111637158) 
3:30 p.m.
A Generalization of Mordell to Ternary Quadratic Forms.
Sarah Blackwell, Saint Louis University
Gabriel Durham, University of Georgia
Katherine Thompson, Davidson College
Tiffany Treece*, University of Georgia
(111611143) 
4:00 p.m.
The density of primes dividing a certain nonlinear recurrence sequence.
Alexi Block Gorman, Wellesley College
Tyler Genao, Florida Atlantic University
Heesu Hwang, Princeton University
Noam Kantor*, Emory University
Sarah Parsons, Wake Forest University
Jeremy Rouse, Wake Forest University
(111611144) 
4:30 p.m.
An EconomicEpidemiological Model with Personal Vaccination Efficacy Memory.
Fiona Zhang, Hamilton High School, Chandler, Arizona
Benjamin Morin*, Arizona State University
Eli Fenichel, Yale
Gerardo Chowell, Atlanta, Georgia
(111692170) 
5:00 p.m.
Detecting FootChases from Police BodyWorn Video.
Qi Yang*, University of Southern California
Alejandro Camacho, California State University, Fullerton
Piyali Mukherjee, Columbia University, New York
Rafael Aguayo, University of California, San Diego
(111690200) 
5:30 p.m.
Development of Clustering Algorithms for Ensemble Weather Forecasts.
Ranil Weerackoon*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Michelle Hartono, San Jose State University
(111662232)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Effects in Models for Mathematical Biology and Ecology
Room 4C4, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University oakman@ilstu.edu
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University

1:00 p.m.
Stochastic models of evidence accumulation in changing environments.
Zachary P Kilpatrick*, University of Houston
Kresimir Josic, University of Houston
Alan VelizCuba, University of Dayton
(1116601058) 
1:30 p.m.
Outbreak of waterfowl disease in the Upper Mississippi River: Analysis of a stochastic temperaturedriven model.
James P Peirce*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Greg Sandland, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Mary O'Driscoll, Iowa State University
(1116921153) 
2:00 p.m.
Stochastic Gating in a Peripheral Auditory Neuron: Effects on Post Stimulus Time and Firing Efficiency of Action Potentials.
Rebecca E Gasper*, Creighton University
(1116922668) 
2:30 p.m.
Stochastic Integral Projection Models: Construction, Simulation and Analysis.
Eric Alan Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1116921135) 
3:00 p.m.
Longterm survival and chaotic dynamics in population models.
Elena Dimitrova*, Clemson University
Sherli Koshy, Clemson University
(1116341779) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing Intensive Methods in ODE Modeling.
Olcay Akman*, Illinois State University
(1116921126) 
4:00 p.m.
Structural Identifiability Issues of Epidemic Models.
Necibe Tuncer, Florida Atlantic University
Trang Le*, University of Tulsa
(11166558) 
4:30 p.m.
Sensitivity Analysis and the Probability of Pest Eradication or Permanence in a Stochastic Model for Integrated Pest Management.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University
(1116921246) 
5:00 p.m.
Computing Sensitivities in Discrete Stochastic Reaction Networks with Delay.
Elizabeth Skubak Wolf*, Saint Mary's College
(1116601589) 
5:30 p.m.
When Genes Fail: Modeling Stochasticity in Gene Regulatory Networks.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
(1116601073)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Addressing the Needs of Mathematics and Computer Science Majors in Discrete Mathematics Courses
Yakima 2, Yakima Level One, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Ksenija SimicMuller, Pacific Lutheran University simicmka@plu.edu
Tom J. Edgar, Pacific Lutheran University

1:00 p.m.
Discrete Mathematics for First Year Mathematics and Computer Science Majors.
William P Abrams*, Longwood University
(1116A11889) 
1:20 p.m.
Throwing away the textbook: Teaching discrete mathematics from primary historical sources.
David J. Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
(1116A1605) 
1:40 p.m.
Teaching with historical curricular modules: The Juxtaposition of Prüfer and Bor\r{u}vka.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(1116A1604) 
2:00 p.m.
Puzzling Through Discrete Mathematics.
Edmund A. Lamagna*, University of Rhode Island
(1116A11184) 
2:20 p.m.
Discrete Structures Projects  Addressing the Needs of Three Majors.
Risto Atanasov*, Western Carolina University
(1116A11612) 
2:40 p.m.
"Big O" Captain, My Captain.
Tracey McGrail*, Marist College
(1116A12799) 
3:00 p.m.
Teaching Discrete Mathematics to novice programmers using python, unit tests, and precompiled code.
D A Dietz*, American University
(1116A1281) 
3:20 p.m.
Examples of Programming Labs that Apply and Motivate Discrete Math using Sage.
Ruth Vanderpool*, University of Washington Tacoma
(1116A11306) 
3:40 p.m.
Using Jupyter Notebooks to Bridge the Path from Math to Code.
Carl Toews*, University of Puget Sound
(1116A12688) 
4:00 p.m.
Using SAGE to illustrate the proof of Euler's polyhedron formula.
Monika Keindl*, Northern Arizona University
(1116A12837) 
4:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: How Calculators and Computers Compute.
Paul R. Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1116A148)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, V
Room 605, Washington State Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
A note on the independent domination number versus domination number.
Shaohui Wang*, University of Mississippi
Bing Wei, University of Mississippi
(111605849) 
1:15 p.m.
Overlap cycles of $\binom{[n]}{k}$.
Thomas Grubb, Michigan State University
Kyutae Paul Han*, Dartmouth College
Victoria Horan, Air Force Research Laboratory
(1116051066) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Minimum vertex degree thresholds for tiling complete $3$partite $3$uniform hypergraphs.
J. Han, University of Sao Paulo
C. Zang*, Georgia State University
Y. Zhao, Georgia State University
(1116051099) 
1:45 p.m.
Toric $g$Vectors of Convex Polytopes from Gale Diagrams.
Carl W. Lee, University of Kentucky
Sarah A. Nelson*, University of Kentucky
(111652206) 
2:00 p.m.
Temporal Graph Theory and Functional Connectivity in the Human Brain.
Darren A Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Roger Vargas, Williams College
(111605963) 
2:15 p.m.
Squareroot cancellation for the signs of Latin squares (i.e., why the AlonTarsi conjecture is hard).
Levent Alpoge*, Princeton University
(1116051140) 
2:30 p.m.
Even $(\bar{s}, \bar{t})$core partitions and selfassociate characters of $\tilde{S}_n$.
Calvin Deng*, Harvard University
(1116051252) 
2:45 p.m.
The Saxl Conjecture for Fourth Powers via the Semigroup Property.
Sammy Y Luo*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mark A Sellke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116051402) 
3:00 p.m.
Unipancylic Matroids.
Alana Huszar, The College of New Jersey
Colin Starr, Willamette University
Christina Wahl, State University of New York Potsdam
Corrine Yap*, Sarah Lawrence College
(1116051446) 
3:15 p.m.
Large Hamiltonian Balanced Bipartite Graphs with Arbitrary Partitions.
Alexander Halperin*, Salisbury University
Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University
(111605506) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Bound for the Laplacian Spectra of Simplicial Complexes.
Rediet Abebe*, Cornell University
(1116052804) 
3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Topological Combinatorics via Finite Fourier Analysis.
Steven Simon*, Wellesley College
(111605529) 
4:00 p.m.
The wellcovered dimension of generalized quadrangles.
Oscar Vega*, California State University, Fresno
Hillary Bese, California State University, Fresno
(1116051584) 
4:15 p.m.
Combinatorial Interpretations of Generalized Central Factorial and Genocchi Numbers.
Feryal Alayont*, Grand Valley State University
(111605444) 
4:30 p.m.
Properties of Generalized de Bruijn Digraphs.
Abbas Mahdi Alhakim*, American University of Beirut
(1116682635) 
4:45 p.m.
Computing the delta set of a numerical monoid.
Thomas Barron, University of Kentucky
Christopher ONeill*, Texas A&M University
Roberto Pelayo, University of Hawaii at Hilo
(1116052502) 
5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Bipartite Communities.
Kelly Yancey, University of Maryland
Matthew Yancey*, Institute for Defense Analyses / Center for Computer Science
(1116052288) 
5:15 p.m.
30,000 Conjectures on PatternAvoidance.
William Kuszmaul*, Stanford
(1116051662)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Conversations with the Partner Disciplines: Collaborations to Improve the Mathematics Curriculum.
Room 2A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University piercev1@ferris.edu
Suzanne I. Doree, Augsburg College
Jason Douma, University of Souix Falls
Susan Ganter, Virginia Tech

1:00 p.m.
Reimagining SecondYear Calculus: The Vector Calculus Bridge Project.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University (Physics)
(1116D51444) 
1:20 p.m.
Teaching NonCalculusBased Physics: One Semester of Thoughts and Observations.
Chris Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
(1116D52320) 
1:40 p.m.
Designing Calculus for and with Biologists.
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, Unity College
Hannah Callender, University of Portland
(1116D51312) 
2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Survey of Calculus with Excel.
Anneke Bart*, Saint Louis University
Mike May, Saint Louis University
(1116D52507) 
2:20 p.m.
Social Justice  It's not only statistics!
Julie C. Beier*, Earlham College
(1116D5448) 
2:40 p.m.
An ApplicationFirst Approach to Statistics.
David White*, Denison University
(1116D5241) 
3:00 p.m.
Collaboration Across Disciplines Exploring Mathematical Tasks focused on Argumentation.
Steven LeMay*, University of Connecticut
Megan Brown, University of Dayton
Grace Wright, Bates College
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut
(1116D51822) 
3:20 p.m.
Revising General Education Math Courses with Client Discipline Input.
Holly Hirst*, Appalachian State University
Mark Ginn, Appalachian State University
Katrina Palmer, Appalachian State University
(1116D5519) 
3:40 p.m.
Just Enough Algebra to Prepare Students for Quantitative Courses Across the Disciplines  a New Approach to Developmental Algebra.
Suzanne Ingrid Doree*, Augsburg College
(1116D5905) 
4:00 p.m.
What can mathematicsacrossthedisciplines learn from writingacrossthedisciplines?
Susan A. Ruff*, Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1116D52780)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, II
Skagit 1, Skagit Lower Level, Washington State Conference Center

1:00 p.m.
Invariant measures on setvalued functions with the specification property.
Tim Tennant*, Baylor University
Brian Raines, Baylor University
Johnathan Meddaugh, University of Birmingham
(1116372081) 
1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Structure of Rigidity Sequences for Substitution Dynamical Systems.
Kelly B. Yancey*, University of Maryland
Jon Fickenscher, Princeton University
(1116372025) 
1:30 p.m.
Calculating Veech Groups of Translation Surfaces.
Brandon Edwards*, Oregon State University
(1116372501) 
1:45 p.m.
Constructing Ergodic Families of Combinatorially Obtained Minimal Cantor Sets.
Erin Denette*, University of Rhode Island
Araceli Bonifant, University of Rhode Island
(1116371814) 
2:00 p.m.
Taylor series, and hybrid functions approximations for dynamical systems.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(111641630) 
2:15 p.m.
Persistent Homology of Dynamical Systems on Networks.
Rachel Neville*, Colorado State University
(1116372552) 
2:30 p.m.
Constructing embedded surfaces with Anosov geodesic flows.
Victor Donnay, Bryn Mawr College
Daniel Visscher*, University of Michigan
(1116372576) 
2:45 p.m.
Elliptic islands and ergodicity of a family of moonshaped billiard tables.
Maria F. Correia*, University of Evora, Portugal
Hongkun Zhang, Umass Amhrest
(1116372705) 
3:00 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of solutions to the inverse problem for linear dynamical systems with uncertain data.
Shelby R. Stanhope*, University of Pittsburgh
David Swigon, University of Pittsburgh
Jonathan Rubin, University of Pittsburgh
(1116341854) 
3:15 p.m.
Entropy, Hausdorff Dimension and Immersed Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
LienYung Kao*, University of Notre Dame
(1116371535) 
3:30 p.m.
Existence and Nonexistence of Traveling Pulses in a Lateral Inhibition Neural Network.
Yixin Guo, Drexel University
Aijun Zhang*, University of Arkansas
(1116371497) 
3:45 p.m.
Negative Refraction and Tiling Billiards.
Diana Davis*, Northwestern University
(1116372924) 
4:00 p.m.
On the Fine Classification of Periodic Orbits of the Continuous Endomorphisms on the Real Line and Universality in Chaos.
U. G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Rashad U Abdulla, University of Pennsylvania
Muhammad U Abdulla, Melbourne, FL
Alyssa Turnquist, Morningside College
Naveed H Iqbal*, Florida Institute Of Technology
(111639970) 
4:15 p.m.
Survey of Inputindependent Model Reduction Techniques for Nonlinear Dynamical Systems.
Alan M Lattimer*, Virginia Tech
(1116412013) 
4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Unexpected distribution phenomenon resulting from Cantor series expansions.
Dylan Airey*, University of Texas at Austin
Bill Mance, Institute of Mathematics Polish Academy of Sciences
(1116111209)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Graduate Students Teach Too: Ideas and Best Practices, II
Room 304, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Samuel L. Tunstall, Appalachian State University tunstallsl@appstate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Aligning Mathematics GTA Training with Research Findings.
Mary Beisiegel*, Oregon State University
Emerald Stacey, Oregon State University
Jesse Andrews, Oregon State University
(1116F11492) 
1:20 p.m.
Inviting the Nations In: Aiding International Graduate Instructors at Clemson.
Rachel Grotheer*, Clemson University
(1116F11000) 
1:40 p.m.
Teacher Training Revamped: Formalizing the Informal.
Daniel J Katz*, Brown University
(1116F1922) 
2:00 p.m.
A GREAT Idea.
Tracy Weyand*, Baylor University
(1116F1392) 
2:20 p.m.
Training Graduate Teaching Assistants to Use EvidenceBased Practices.
Mary E Pilgrim*, Colorado State University
Jessica Gehrtz, Colorado State University
(1116F1172) 
2:40 p.m.
Training and Evaluation of Graduate Teaching Assistants: Role of a Faculty Assistant Coordinator.
Robert Lee Nichols*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1116F159)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Helping Students See Beyond Calculus
Room 618, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
David Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
James Tanton, MAA
Courtney Davis, Pepperdine University
Angela Spalsbury, Youngstown University

1:00 p.m.
Squirrels, Electric Cars, and Hurricanes: DIMACS Applied Math Modules to Blow Away Your High School Students.
James Kupetz*, Pittston Area High School, Pittston, PA 18640
Steve Leonhardi, Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987
(1116F52135) 
1:20 p.m.
Interactive Fractal Design.
Robert Cohen*, Western State Colorado University
(1116F52145) 
1:40 p.m.
Math in the 21st Century: Making Sense of Dynamic Visualizations.
Robin Angotti*, University of Washington Bothell
(1116F52301) 
2:00 p.m.
Symmetries of polynomial roots.
Chad Awtrey*, Elon University
Taylor Cesarski, Elon University
(1116F52229) 
2:20 p.m.
It is not a coincidence! On patterns in some Calculus optimization problems.
Maria Nogin*, California State University, Fresno
(1116F51964) 
2:40 p.m.
Hats, Hamming and Hypercubes.
Mike Pinter*, Belmont University
(1116F52543) 
3:00 p.m.
Agent Based Models in the Social and Biological Sciences.
Daniel J Teague*, NC School of Science and Mathematics
(1116F52525) 
3:20 p.m.
Math in action: solving crimes.
Violeta Vasilevska*, Utah Valley University
(1116F52026) 
3:40 p.m.
Increasing Student Interest in Mathematics using Cryptography.
Neil P. Sigmon*, Radford University
Rick E. Klima, Appalachian State University
(1116F51272) 
4:00 p.m.
Find Trig Boring? Look Anew!
Deane E. Arganbright*, Divine Word University (Papua New Guinea)
(1116F5191) 
4:20 p.m.
Model Assessment Practice: See Beyond Calculus.
Tanweer Shapla*, Eastern Michigan University
(1116F5794) 
4:40 p.m.
Developing Young Mathematicians: An Undergraduate and Secondary Collaboration.
Laura M Singletary*, Lee University
Debra L Mimbs, Lee University
(1116F52336) 
5:00 p.m.
Successful Activities used in Outreach and STEM Programs.
Lisa M Rezac*, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN
(1116F51179) 
5:20 p.m.
On Beyond Calculus.
Rebekah B. Johnson Yates*, Houghton College
(1116F52132) 
5:40 p.m.
Secret sharing in College Algebra and Precalculus.
Susan L Schmoyer*, Worcester State University
(1116F51603)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Classroom.
Room 619, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Shannon R. Lockard, Bridgewater State University Shannon.Lockard@bridgew.edu
Timothy B. Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

1:00 p.m.
Image Processing in an Undergraduate Capstone Experience.
Veronika Furst*, Fort Lewis College
(1116J1817) 
1:20 p.m.
Mimicking Mathematical Research in Discrete Mathematics.
Feryal Alayont*, Grand Valley State University
(1116J12169) 
1:40 p.m.
PIC Math: preparing students for industrial careers through an undergraduate research course.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Suzanne Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Linda Braddy, MAA
Reza MalekMadani, United States Naval Academy
(1116J1756) 
2:00 p.m.
The Peer Enhanced Experiential Research in STEM (PEERS) project at Northeastern Illinois University: Mathematics Component.
Joseph Hibdon*, Northeastern Illinois University
Lidia Filus, Northeastern Illinois University
Elisabet Head, Northeastern Illinois University
Sudha Srinivas, Northeastern Illinois University
Kenneth Nicholson, Northeastern Illinois University
Paulo Acioli, Northeastern Illinois University
(1116J12833) 
2:20 p.m.
Mathematics in Flight.
Marina Dedlovskaya, CUNY
Malgorzata Aneta Marciniak*, CUNY
Marina Nechayeva, CUNY
Vladimir Przhebelskiy, CUNY
(1116J12662) 
2:40 p.m.
ASSURE Calculus  Achieving Success through Undergraduate Research and Engagement.
Theresa A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1116J12866) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematics Research . . . Not Just for Math Majors!
Rachelle Bouchat*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1116J11976) 
3:20 p.m.
Integrating Research into a College Algebra Course using MyMathLab.
Yevgeniy V. Galperin*, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1116J12381)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Analysis, II
Room 617, 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.
On a SecondOrder Rational Recurrence Relation with Quadratic Terms.
Yevgeniy Kostrov, Xavier University of Louisiana
Zachary Kudlak*, Monmouth University
(1116VB2622) 
1:15 p.m.
Geometry of hyperbolic conservation laws.
Michael Benfield*, North Carolina State University
(1116VB2661) 
1:30 p.m.
Low regularity local and global solutions of the generalized MagnetoHydrodynamics equations.
Nathan Pennington*, Creighton University
(1116VB2717) 
1:45 p.m.
A hull with no nontrivial Gleason parts.
Swarup N Ghosh*, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Alexander J Izzo, Bowling Green State University
(1116VB2760) 
2:00 p.m.
The Beautiful Dynamics of $f(z)=i^z$.
Joseph P Previte*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1116VB2806) 
2:15 p.m.
Estimates on Functional Integrals of Quantum Mechanics and NonRelativistic Quantum Field Theory.
Gonzalo Bley*, University of Virginia
Lawrence Thomas, University of Virginia
(1116VB2807) 
2:30 p.m.
Kempner series, their associated power series and logarithmic means.
Bernd Sing*, The University of the West Indies
(1116VB2821) 
2:45 p.m.
Some results on nonlocal nonlinear diffusion equations.
Tucker Hartland, California State University Chico
Petronela Radu, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Ravi Shankar*, California State University Chico
(1116VB2873) 
3:00 p.m.
The Metric Entropy of the Space of Separately Convex Functions.
James Cockreham*, University of Idaho
Fuchang Gao, University of Idaho
(1116VB2947) 
3:15 p.m.
HilbertSchmidtness of difference of two weighted composition operators  A survey.
Soumyadip Acharyya*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University Worldwide
Zhijian Wu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(1116VB541) 
3:30 p.m.
$L^p$ solutions to the mixed boundary value problem in $C^2$ domains.
Laura Dawn Croyle*, University of Kentucky
(1116VB797) 
3:45 p.m.
On Inequalities between Norms in Weighted Hölder and Lebesgue Spaces for Operators with Endpoint Singularities.
Anna Tarasenko*, Hidalgo State University, Institute of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Mathematical Research Center
Oleksandr Karelin, Hidalgo State University, Institute of Basic Sciences and Engineering
(1116VB809) 
4:00 p.m.
Composition Operators on Generalized Weighted Nevanlinna Class.
Waleed AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(1116VB977) 
4:15 p.m.
On the Existence of Solutions to the Muskat Problem with Surface Tension.
Spencer N. Tofts*, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Strain, University of Pennsylvania
(1116VB987) 
4:30 p.m.
On Hamburgertype weighted shifts.
George R. Exner, Bucknell University
Joo Young Jin*, Kyungpook National University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook National University
(1116VB1005)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Geometry, 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

1:00 p.m.
Equivalences in Absolute Plane Geometry.
John Donnelly*, University of Southern Indiana
(1116VE2523) 
1:15 p.m.
Triangulations via Iterated Largest Angle Bisection.
Yeon June Kang*, Peddie School
(1116VE27) 
1:30 p.m.
Basmajian's identity in higher TeichmüllerThurston theory.
Andrew V Yarmola*, Boston College
Nicholas G Vlamis, University of Michigan
(1116VE2896) 
1:45 p.m.
Theta basis and quiver representation.
Man Wai Cheung*, University of California, San Diego
(1116VE296) 
2:00 p.m.
Existence of Self Dual Tetrahedon.
Derege Mussa*, University of Texas at Dallas
(1116VE380) 
2:15 p.m.
Area Methods in Geometry Proving.
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein University
Jingzhong Zhang, Guangzhou University
Zhaozhi Zhang, The Journal of Research in Advanced Mathematics
(1116VE699) 
2:30 p.m.
Integrated TrigGeometry.
Jingzhong Zhang*, Guangzhou University
Zhaochi Zhang, The Journal of Research in Advanced Mathematics
Zengxiang Tong, Otterbein University
(1116VE702) 
2:45 p.m.
The Geometry of the Discriminant over Finite Fields.
Elena Alicia Gonzalez Malloy*, Yale University
(1116VE468)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Graph Theory, III
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

1:00 p.m.
A Group Action on Neighborhood Complexes of Cayley Graphs.
Justin R Hughes*, Towson University
(1116VF2358) 
1:15 p.m.
On the Star Arboricity of the ZeroDivisor Graph $\Gamma({Z}_{p^n})$.
Henry E Escuadro*, Juniata College
Ian Garces, Ateneo de Manila University
Agnes Garciano, Ateneo de Manila University
Reginaldo Marcelo, Ateneo de Manila University
MariJo Ruiz, Ateneo de Manila University
(1116VF2367) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Unavoidable Minors for $2$connected $k$hypergraphs.
Dennis Hall*, SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics
(1116VF2418) 
1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Factors in graphs, weighted graphs and directed graphs.
Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Theodore Molla*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Maryam Sharifzadeh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1116VF2613) 
2:00 p.m.
Integer Flows in Signed Graphs with No Odd$K_4$minors.
Jian Cheng*, West Virginia University
(1116VF843) 
2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: rhued coloring of graphs having no $K_{3,3}$ minor.
Murong Xu*, Department of Mathematics in West Virginia University
HongJian Lai, Department of Mathematics in West Virginia University
(1116VF2640) 
2:30 p.m.
New Results on Ramsey Multiplicity and Graph Commonality.
Sarvasva Raghuvanshi*, Research Science Institute 2015; Mentored by James Hirst of MIT
(1116VF2724) 
2:45 p.m.
Vertex Colorings without Rainbow Subgraphs.
Wayne Goddard, School of Computing, Clemson University
Honghai Xu*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University
(1116VF2826) 
3:00 p.m.
The $t$pebbling number of a path of graphs.
Nándor Sieben*, Northern Arizona University
(1116VF2846) 
3:15 p.m.
On $k$Ramsey Numbers of Nonbipartite Graphs.
Daniel Johnston*, University of Montana
(1116VF2894) 
3:30 p.m.
Variations on coloring graphs under rainbow connection.
Janet Fierson*, La Salle University
Jackson Swindells, La Salle University
(1116VF2899) 
3:45 p.m.
Pancyclicity of 4Connected Clawfree Netfree Graphs.
Taoye Zhang*, Penn State Worthington Scranton
(1116VF2960) 
4:00 p.m.
Diagonal forms and zerosum (mod 2) bipartite Ramsey numbers.
Wing Hong Tony Wong*, Kutztown University
(1116VF387) 
4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Neighbor sum distinguishing total coloring of graphs.
Miaomiao Han*, West Virginia University
Rong Luo, West Virginia University
(1116VF1987) 
4:30 p.m.
On Group Connectivity of Graphs.
Ju Zhou*, Kutztown University
(1116VF613) 
4:45 p.m.
Refinements of results on cycles and chorded cycles.
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Michael Santana*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Elyse Yeager, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
(1116VF668) 
5:00 p.m.
Graph theory metrics for analyzing functional MRI data and brain connectivity.
Darren Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1116VF7) 
5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Adjacent vertex distinguishing total coloring of graphs with small maximum degree.
Jiaao Li*, West Virginia University
You Lu, West Virginia University
Rong Luo, West Virginia University
(1116VF2618)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications, IV
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.
The application of Homotopy Analysis Method for the solution of timefractional diffusion equation with a moving boundary.
Ogugua N Onyejekwe*, Melbourne,FL
(1116VM25) 
1:15 p.m.
Fitting structured population dynamics models for the green treefrog (Hyla cinerea) to population estimates from field data.
Baoling Ma*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Azmy S Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Xinyu Li, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1116VM2518) 
1:30 p.m.
A Computational Model for the Simulation of Atherosclerotic Plaques.
Sunnie Joshi*, Temple University
(1116VM937) 
1:45 p.m.
Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Bacterial Motility and Swarming.
Cameron Harvey, Visible Music College
Amy Buchmann*, Tulane University
Scott Christley, University of Chicago
Joshua Shrout, University of Notre Dame
Aboutaleb Amiri, University of Notre Dame
Jianxu Chen, University of Notre Dame
Danny Chen, University of Notre Dame
Igor Aronson, Argonne National Lab
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame
(1116VM2522) 
2:00 p.m.
The Dynamics of Multiple Myeloma Dysregulated Bone Remodeling.
Catherine E Patterson*, University of Iowa
Bruce Ayati, University of Iowa
Sarah Holstein, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
(1116VM255) 
2:15 p.m.
Uncertainty Quantification in Model of Treatment for Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
Zachary Dean Kenyon*, Arizona State University
(1116VM2563) 
2:30 p.m.
Urn Models for Honeybee Swarm SiteSelection.
Torrey A Johnson*, Oregon State University
(1116VM2680) 
2:45 p.m.
Speculative Bubbles and Crashes: Fundamentalists and PositiveFeedback Trading.
PoKeng Cheng*, Department of Applied Math and Statistics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, U.S.A.
Frank J. Fabozzi, EDHEC Business School, Nice, France
Young Shin Kim, College of Business, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, U.S.A.
(1116VM275) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: PostSecondary Enrollment in the United States: Model Validation and Student Life Tables.
Ariel CintronArias*, East Tennessee State University
(1116VM2802) 
3:15 p.m.
Tumor Control Strategies for a Mixed ImmunoChemotherapy via Impulsive Control.
Qing Wang*, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
Zhijun Wang, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
David J Klinke, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
(1116VM2841) 
3:30 p.m.
Pedestrian Speed on Stairs: A Mathematical Model Based on Empirical Analysis for use in Computer Simulations.
Michelle L Isenhour*, United States Military Academy
Rainald Löhner, George Mason University
(1116VM2904) 
3:45 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Insulin Therapy in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus.
Dr. Boniface Otieno Kwach*, Kibabii University College
Prof. Omolo N. Ongati, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
Prof. Michael Oduor Okoya, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
Dr. Amos E. O. Otedo, Kisumu East District Hospital
(1116VM352) 
4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Language Regularization by Adults and Children.
Jacquelyn L Rische*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Natalia L Komarova, University of California, Irvine
(1116VM542) 
4:15 p.m.
Modeling the Effects of Multiple Myeloma on Kidney Function.
Julia Walk*, University of Iowa
(1116VM739)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Modeling in the Undergraduate Classroom, II
Room 607, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Jason Douma, University of Souix Falls jason.douma@usiouxfalls.edu
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College

1:00 p.m.
Math Bio or BioMath? Flipping the Mathematical Biological Classroom.
Eric Alan Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
James Peirce, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Patrick Barlow, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1116K1363) 
1:20 p.m.
Using AgentBased Modeling to Gain Insight into the Natural World.
Angela B. Shiflet*, Wofford College
George W. Shiflet, Wofford College
(1116K1443) 
1:40 p.m.
Introducing linear programming in mathematical modeling courses.
Jakob Kotas*, University of Washington
(1116K1219) 
2:00 p.m.
Bringing current events to life: modeling the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Engineering Calculus I.
Emma Smith Zbarsky*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1116K11170) 
2:20 p.m.
Tsunami Simulation for Teaching CSE and HPC.
Michael Bader*, Technische Universität München
(1116K1902) 
2:40 p.m.
An ODEbased climate modeling course.
James Walsh*, Oberlin College
(1116K1294) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling: Dirac, Einstein, and Barging the Big Easy.
Timothy J Pennings*, Davenport University
(1116K1110) 
3:20 p.m.
Modeling, Inquiry, and Discovery in Calculus.
Debra L Mimbs*, Lee University
(1116K12243) 
3:40 p.m.
A roboticsbased calculus class.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Harrison Chapman, University of Georgia
(1116K1628) 
4:00 p.m.
Bridging Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science in an undergraduate research project "Modeling the Earth  Moon Satellite Orbit".
Alexander Y Vaninsky, Hostos Community College, CUNY
Daniel De La Cruz, Hostos Community College, CUNY
Stephen Darko*, Hostos Community College, CUNY
Jesus Garcia, Hostos Community College, CUNY
Cory Tambourine, Hostos Community College, CUNY
(1116K11789) 
4:20 p.m.
Snails in a Tide Pool & Other New Modeling Applications for Mathematics Courses.
Audrey Malagon*, Virginia Wesleyan College
Lisa Driskell, Colorado Mesa University
(1116K12560) 
4:40 p.m.
Using a Sand Tank Groundwater Model to Investigate Groundwater Flow Models.
Michael A Karls*, Ball State University
(1116K12883) 
5:00 p.m.
What is Mathematical Modeling?
Jean Marie Linhart*, Central Washington University
(1116K12482)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education
Room 615, Washington State Convention Center

1:30 p.m.
How to better prepare secondary mathematics teachers for graduate mathematics courses.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(1116002932) 
1:45 p.m.
The Influence of Language in the Students' Reasoning.
Paula Rangel*, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(111603260) 
2:00 p.m.
Using item analysis of assessment instruments to enhance instruction, learning, and student achievement: The case of Numbers and Operations Course.
Zephyrinus C Okonkwo*, Albany State University
Anilkumar Devarapu, Albany State University
(1116972922) 
2:15 p.m.
Rewarding commitment and communitybuilding in a college mathematics classroom.
Polina D. Sabinin*, Bridgewater State University
(111697945) 
2:30 p.m.
Emotional aspects of contending with mathematical challenges: The role of positive emotions.
Ziva Deutsch*, Head of Math Department, Michlala, Jerusalem Collge Israel
Hava Greensfeld, Head of the research unit, Michlala jerusalem college, Israel
(1116971183) 
2:45 p.m.
Writing Intensive Courses.
Weam M AlTameemi*, Texas A&M International University
Michael R Kidd, Texas A&M International University
Ana L Cruz, Texas A&M International University
(1116971472) 
3:00 p.m.
Online mathematics courses  A discussion of access and success.
Girija Sarada NairHart*, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
(1116971980) 
3:15 p.m.
The Masters of Natural Sciences Degree Program at Louisiana State University.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State University
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University
Guillermo Ferreyra, Louisisna State University
(1116972891) 
3:30 p.m.
A Fourth Grade Student's Exploration of Linear Equation Representations in a Function Task.
Katharine B Sawrey*, Tufts University
Barbara M Brizuela, Tufts University
(1116972372) 
3:45 p.m.
Sometimes a Step Forward Requires a Step Sideways: Early Intervention in Calculus I at Missouri S&T.
Paul N Runnion*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Barbara J Wilkins, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(111697104) 
4:00 p.m.
Facilitating collaboration in online multivariable calculus course via Google docs.
Girija Sarada NairHart*, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
(1116972096) 
4:15 p.m.
Increasing Student Engagement in an Introductory/Intermediate Algebra Classroom.
Marcel Prevuznak*, Trident Technical College
(1116972562) 
4:30 p.m.
Can't make it to the bottom rung: Adults afraid of mathematics.
Rachel Cywinski*, San Antonio, Texas
(1116972588) 
4:45 p.m.
An Exploration of A NonTraditional Introductory Statistics Course.
Rachel M Bates*, Redlands Community College
(1116972853)

1:30 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, IV
Tahoma 2, Tahoma Level Three, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Exploring the Integration of Culture, Nature, Art and Mathematics from Indigenous Perspectives.
Belin Manuel Tsinnajinnie*, Institute of American Indian Arts
(1116K52959) 
1:40 p.m.
Dancing with Polyhedra.
Karl H. Schaffer*, De Anza College
(1116002987) 
2:00 p.m.
Forms resulting from replacing edges with flexible plates in convex equilateral polyhedra.
David A. Reimann*, Albion College
(1116K52609) 
2:20 p.m.
Some Girihs and Puzzles from the Interlocks of Similar or Complementary Figures Treatise.
Reza Sarhangi*, Towson University, Maryland
(1116K6465) 
2:40 p.m.
Classification of 4x4 arrangements of 16 2color cornermatching Wang tiles.
Debra L. Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1116K51866) 
3:00 p.m.
Sidewalk Patterns: Symmetry at Home.
Darrah P Chavey*, Beloit College
(1116K62941) 
3:20 p.m.
The role of geometry in architecture, Case study: QAL'EH DOKHTAR, in Firuzabad, Iran.
Mostafa Aref Haghi*, Architectelement Compony
Samane Barjasteh Delforooz, Crchitectelement compony
(1116K6618) 
3:40 p.m.
Kaleidoscopes, chessboards, and symmetry.
T. M. Brown*, Armstrong State University
(1116K52261) 
4:00 p.m.
An Algorithm for Creating Wallpaper Patterns from Random Fractals.
Douglas Dunham*, University of Minnesota, Duluth
John Shier, Apple Valley, Minnesota
(1116K62812)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Origami in the Mathematics K12 Classroom.
Room 303, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Roger Alperin, San Jose State University rcalperin@gmail.com
Perla Myers, University of San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Can Origami Help Improve Student Learning of Mathematics?
Patsy WangIverson*, Gabriella & Paul Rosenbaum Foundation
(1116M5969) 
1:20 p.m.
Origamiinspired deductive threads in pregeometry, and the geometric modeling of aesthetically pleasing folded structures in grades 812.
Arnold Tubis*, Department of Physics (ret.), Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907
(1116M5549) 
1:40 p.m.
Dramatic Results uses researchbased, innovative strategies to engage underserved youth from Long Beach USD in Core mathematical thinking using origami to achieve measurable and reproducible results.
Christi L. Wilkins*, Founder/Executive Director, Dramatic Results
(1116M5934) 
2:00 p.m.
Seattle Public Schools STEM Paper Folding Program.
Robert Orndorff*, Seattle, WA
Debby Halperin, Seattle Public Schools
Mary Ann Crawford, Seattle Public Schools
(1116M52863) 
2:20 p.m.
Geometry Meets Algebra in Making Simple Origami Cubes and a Carrying Box for Them.
Charlene Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
James Morrow, Mount Holyoke College
(1116M5742) 
2:40 p.m.
Project Mathigami: engaging K12 students in mathematics through Origami.
Celina Gonzalez*, University of San Diego/HighTechHigh (HTeNC)
Perla Myers, University of San Diego
Jeffrey Feitelberg, HighTechHigh (HTeNC)
(1116M52990) 
3:00 p.m.
My Journey from Classroom Teacher to University Professor in a Preservice Teacher Program: Using Origami as a Tool for Improving Core Math Understanding in Local and Overseas Classrooms.
Norma J Boakes*, Stockton University
(1116M5575) 
3:20 p.m.
Three Theorems Accessible to Middle and High School Students Used in Folding a Simple Modular Origami Book.
Rona Gurkewitz*, Western Connecticut State University
(1116M52690) 
3:40 p.m.
Constructing The Conic Sections By Paper Folding.
Philip R Mallinson*, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1116M5145) 
4:00 p.m.
First Lessons in Origami with suggestions for incorporating mathematics.
Jeanine Meyer*, Purchase College/State University of New York
(1116M5325)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 616, Washington State Convention Center

1:15 p.m.
The twoandhalf dimensional magnetohydrodynamic equations with horizontal dissipation and horizontal magnetic diffusion.
Dipendra Regmi*, Farmingdale State College
(111635591) 
1:30 p.m.
Uniform rectifiability, harmonic and $p$harmonic measure: The weak$A_\infty$ property of harmonic and $p$harmonic measures implies uniform rectifiability.
Phi LE*, University of MissouriColumbia
Steve Hofmann, University of MissouriColumbia
Jose Maria Martell, Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas CSICUAMUC3MUCM
Kaj Nyström, Uppsala University
(111635550) 
1:45 p.m.
Positive radial solutions to classes of singular problems on the exterior domain of a ball.
Eun Kyoung Lee, Pusan National University
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Byungjae Son*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1116352607) 
2:00 p.m.
Spatial and temporal resolution analysis of collapsing high intensity pulses.
Alexey Sukhinin*, Southern Methodist University
(1116351546) 
2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Solutions of nonlinear Schrodinger equations.
Alfredo Villanueva*, Savannah State University
(1116352761) 
2:45 p.m.
A Fractional Decline Model for Shale Gas Reservoirs.
Lihua Zuo*, Texas A&M University, Department of Petroleum Engineering
Wei Yu, Texas A&M University, Department of Petroleum Engineering
(111635898) 
3:00 p.m.
Stochastic Partial Functional Differential Equations with Delay.
Peter Y Pang*, National University of Singapore
(111635899) 
3:15 p.m.
Analysis of Interfaces of the Double Degenerate Nonlinear ReactionDiffusion Equation.
Adam L Prinkey*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur G Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
(111635999) 
3:30 p.m.
Properties of functionals of Almgren and Weisstype for harmonic functions on Carnot groups.
Nicola Garofalo, Università di Padova
Kevin Rotz*, Purdue University
(1116352546) 
3:45 p.m.
Analysis of Steklov representations of solutions of Laplace's equation with singularity.
Giles Auchmuty, University of Houston
Manki Cho*, University of Houston
(1116352388) 
4:00 p.m.
Propagation of regularity of solutions to quasilinear Kortewegde Vries type equations.
Derek L. Smith*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1116351243) 
4:15 p.m.
Optimal Control of the Multiphase Stefan Problem.
Bruno Giuseppe Poggi Cevallos*, Florida Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
(1116351631) 
4:30 p.m.
Axisymmetric flow of ideal fluid moving in a narrow domain: a study of the axisymmetric hydrostatic Euler equations.
Robert M. Strain, University of Pennsylvania
Tak Kwong Wong*, University of Pennsylvania
(1116351670) 
4:45 p.m.
Homogenization of Stokes systems and Uniform Regularity Estimates.
Zhongwei Shen, University of Kentucky
Shu Gu*, University of Kentucky
(1116351736) 
5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Nonperiodic bounded potentials of the Schrödinger operator and solutions of KdV.
Dmitry Zakharov*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(1116351952) 
5:15 p.m.
A SpaceTime Discontinuous Galerkin Spectral Element Method for the Stefan Problem.
Chaoxu Pei*, Florida State University
Mark Sussman, Florida State University
M.Yousuff Hussaini, Florida State University
(1116761359)

1:15 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research, II
Chelan 4, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

1:00 p.m.
Image Fusion Using SURE Guided Piecewise Linear Estimation.
Justin Scott Goodwill*, Duquesne University
Stacey Levine, Duquesne University
(1116152730) 
1:15 p.m.
An Exploration of Iterative Matrix Transformations.
Cody J Griffith*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Aaron Phillip Parker, Metropolitan State University of Denver
(1116151989) 
1:30 p.m.
Polynomial Functions Over $\mathbb{Z}_n$.
Gregory Taylor*, The College of William & Mary
ChiKwong Li, The College of William & Mary
Diane Pelejo, The College of William & Mary
(1116152416) 
1:45 p.m.
The Moduli Space of Complex $1\vert 3$dimensional algebras.
Austin D Riedl, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Hengzhou Liu, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Dylan J Magnani*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Chris A Magyar, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1116162801) 
2:00 p.m.
Computation in the completion of the free group algebra.
Tim Hsu, San Jose State University
Hang Lu Su*, McGill University
Olga Zamoroueva, University of California, Davis
(1116161371) 
2:15 p.m.
Consensus vs. fragmentation in a model of opinion dynamics.
Ratna Khatri*, George Mason University
Matt Holzer, George Mason University
(1116341907) 
2:30 p.m.
Stochastic Stabilization of Complex Multivariable Systems.
Dylan P O'Connell*, Haverford College
Joe Chen, University of Connecticut
Fan Ny Shum, University of Connecticut
Rajeshwari Majumdar, University of Connecticut
Lance Ford, University of Central Oklahoma
Derek Kielty, Georgia Tech
Heather McCain, Schreiner University
(1116342284) 
2:45 p.m.
Math Modeling in the Time of Cholera.
Yinlin Dai*, Southwestern University
Emma Kathryn Groves, Southwestern University
(1116342356) 
3:00 p.m.
Modeling the Interaction Dynamics between Honeybees and Food Availability.
Carlos E Cruz*, Loyola Marymount University
Matthew Baca, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Armando Salinas, Arizona State University
Carlos Agrinsoni, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey
(1116342175) 
3:15 p.m.
A fractional diffusion model for electric signal propagation through cardiac muscle tissue.
Mae L Markowski*, George Mason University
(1116352033) 
3:30 p.m.
Infinite Symmetry Algebras of Partial Differential Equations.
Tucker Andrew Hartland*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics California State University, Chico
Vladimir Rosenhaus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics California State University, Chico
(1116352231) 
3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Computational Dynamics of a Map with Multiple Stable States.
William Bench*, The College of William and Mary
(1116371990) 
4:00 p.m.
A Physical Application of the Hypergeometric Function.
Eric J Oden*, Southwestern University
(1116372611) 
4:15 p.m.
AntiPeriodic Solutions to a Higher Order Difference Equation with a pLaplacian.
Nicholas Joseph Russell*, Marist College
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Jacob Parsely, Tennessee Technological University
Kaitlin Rizzo, Allegheny College
(111639473) 
4:30 p.m.
Minimizing recidivism by optimizing profit: a theoretical case study of incentivized reform in a Louisiana prison.
Marco HaminsPuertolas*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Jessie Conrad, Tulane University
Genesis Islas, California State University
Adrien BossogoEgoume, University of WisconsinMadison
Christopher Kribs, University of Texas at Arlington
Benjamin Morin, Arizona State University
(1116392405) 
4:45 p.m.
Discussion 
5:00 p.m.
Numerical Solutions of the Helmholtz Equation via the Modified Galerkin Method for the Shape of a Biconcave Disk.
Jill Sabrina Scarlett Resh*, Roger Williams University
Yajni M Warnapala, Roger Williams University
(111645673) 
5:15 p.m.
Multiplication Operators on Weighted Banach Spaces of an Infinite Tree.
Robert F. Allen, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Isaac M. Craig*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1116471131) 
5:30 p.m.
A Variational Approach for High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR).
Kinardi Isnata*, Duquesne University
(1116492312) 
5:45 p.m.
The Convex Body Isoperimetric Conjecture.
Matthew J Dannenberg*, Harvey Mudd College
John Berry, Williams College
Jason Liang, The University of Chicago
Yingyi Zeng, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1116522249)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research, III
Chelan 5, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center

1:15 p.m.
Invariants under the Poincare transformation and their corresponding evolution equations.
Andrew Osten Hoffman*, St. Olaf College
Joe Benson, St. Olaf College
(1116531735) 
1:30 p.m.
An Introduction to Klein Links and Their Relation to Torus Links.
Steven R Beres*, Gonzaga University
(1116542007) 
1:45 p.m.
An Application of Symplectic Integration on an Nbody, with evaluations of Hamiltonian Mechanics interpretations.
William Ty Frazier*, East Tennessee State University
(1116602786) 
2:00 p.m.
Typical Meteorological Year versus Actual Meteorological Year Weather Data: How modern data collection improves previous methods.
Michael E Ramsey*, SUNY Geneseo
Jacob A Goldberg, SUNY Geneseo
(1116622731) 
2:15 p.m.
Predicting Arrest from NYPD Stop, Question and Frisk Data.
Sara LaPlante*, Smith College
Jessica Mao, Smith College
(1116621943) 
2:30 p.m.
New geometries for cellular automata.
Samanvitha Basole*, San Jose State University
Tim Hsu, San Jose State University
Phyllis Lau, San Jose State University
(1116681368) 
2:45 p.m.
Mathematics in Service to the Community: Mathematical Modeling for the Helena Food Share.
Jesica Bauer*, Carroll College
(1116902851) 
3:00 p.m.
The relationship between leptin and inflammation in adipose tissue determines critical points in excess nutrition in women.
Sarah Bartlett Minucci*, Lee University
Stephen J. Merrill, Marquette University
(1116922374) 
3:15 p.m.
Mathematical model for time to Neuronal Apoptosis due to accrual of DNA DSBs.
Chindu Mohanakumar, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Annabel E. Offer*, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Jennifer Rodriguez, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
(1116922379) 
3:30 p.m.
Statistical models for estimating copy numbers of transposable elements using highthroughput DNA sequencing data.
Channing Stephanie Parker*, James Madison University
Kathryn Rose Voss, James Madison University
(1116922347) 
3:45 p.m.
A distancebased method for phylogenetic tree reconstruction using algebraic geometry.
Emily Chae Castner*, Mount Holyoke College
Brent R Davis, Colorado State University
Joseph P Rusinko, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1116922266) 
4:00 p.m.
Female Centered Mate Selections as an Explanatory Mechanism for Dimorphic Solutions in a RockPaperScissors Game.
Kelly Ruth Buch*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Abena Serwaa Bonsu Annor, University of Florida
Daniel Rodriguez Pinzon, Universidad de los Andes
(1116922147) 
4:15 p.m.
Using statistical measurements to accurately predict septic events in premature infants.
Evan D Dienstman*, The College of William & Mary
(1116921798) 
4:30 p.m.
Talk Math 2 Me: Changing One's Mathematical Identity.
Joni J Schneider*, Texas State University
(1116972575) 
4:45 p.m.
Adaptations to the Curvature Based Image Denoising Framework.
James A Matuk*, Duquesne Universuty
(1116492309)

1:15 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applied analysis of partial differential equations
Room 3A, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Gautam Iyer, Carnegie Mellon University gautam@math.cmu.edu
Anna Mazzucatto, Penn State University alm24@psu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Nonlinear Surface Plasmons.
Ryan G Halabi, University of California at Davis
John K Hunter*, University of California at Davis
(1116351595) 
1:30 p.m.
Global behavior of the free boundary of an ideal fluid surrounded by vacuum in the class of affine deformations.
Thomas C. Sideris*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1116351995) 
2:00 p.m.
Global weak solutions to the inviscid 3D quasigeostrophic equation.
Alexis F. Vasseur*, University of Texas at Austin
Marjolaine Puel, Universite de Nice (France)
(1116352614) 
2:30 p.m.
Aggregation equations and 2D incompressible fluids.
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
(1116761500) 
3:00 p.m.
Title: Existence and Stability of small timeperiodic solutions of the NavierStokesMaxwell system.
Slim Ibrahim*, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Victoria, BC Canada
PierreGilles Lemarie, University of Evry, France
Nader Masmoudi, CIMS, NewYork University
(1116352059) 
3:30 p.m.
On the relation between collision dynamics of soliton sequences of coupledNLS equations and population dynamics in LotkaVolterra models.
Avner Peleg*, Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Quan M Nguyen, Department of Mathematics, Vietnam National University at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Toan T Huynh, Department of Mathematics, University of Medicine and PharmacyHCMC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(111635499) 
4:00 p.m.
Discrete Approximations for High Contrast Heterogeneous Media Problems.
Yuliya Gorb*, University of Houston
(1116352414) 
4:30 p.m.
Dynamics and Bifurcation of Multicomponent Amphiphilic Membranes.
Keith Promislow*, Michigan State University
Qiliang Wu, Michigan State University
(111635531) 
5:00 p.m.
On a nonlinear model for tumor growth: Global existence of weak solutions.
Konstantina Trivisa*, University of Maryland
(1116352094)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
International engagement in research and education in the mathematical sciences.
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Overtoun Jenda, Auburn University
Panelists:
Neal Koblitz, University of Washington
Overtoun Jenda, Auburn University
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Yuan Lou, Ohio State University
Fred Roberts, Rutgers University 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and TeachersAmerican Mathematics Competitions Special Presentation
Math wrangle.
Room 612, Washington State Convention Center 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 4C1, Washington State Convention Center

2:00 p.m.
Amalgamation Classes with $\exists$Closures and a Conjecture of Moss'.
Justin Brody*, Goucher College
(1116032515) 
2:30 p.m.
Robust reflection principles.
Chris LambieHanson*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(1116031247) 
3:00 p.m.
Connections between relational semantics for $E_\to$ and $E$.
Katalin Bimbó*, University of Alberta
(1116031667) 
3:30 p.m.
Does the Consistency Sentence Really State Consistency?
Joachim MuellerTheys*, Heidelberg, Germany
(1116031649) 
4:00 p.m.
Sophotaxis.
Ronald G. Fuller, Wipro Technologies, Analytics Services
Peter Cardon*, Center for Management Communication, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
(1116031076) 
4:30 p.m.
Logic is the missing link in information management.
Ronald G. Fuller*, Wipro Technologies, Analytics Services
(1116031068) 
5:00 p.m.
Ndimensional De Morgan Algebras and Further Applications.
Atila Prates Correia*, Universidade de Sao Paulo
(1116031869)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 4C3, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College gizem.karalli@pomona.edu
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College rosa.c.orellana@dartmouth.edu

2:00 p.m.
LittlewoodRichardson rules for symmetric skew quasisymmetric Schur functions.
Stephanie van Willigenburg*, University of British Columbia
(111605827) 
2:30 p.m.
The combinatorics of quasisymmetric $(k,l)$hook Schur functions.
Elizabeth Niese*, Marshall University
Sarah K Mason, Wake Forest University
(111605150) 
3:00 p.m.
Discrete Homotopy and Homology Groups.
Hélène Barcelo*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(1116052166) 
3:30 p.m.
Peak Sets of Classical Coxeter Groups.
Alexander DiazLopez, University of Notre Dame
Pamela Estephania Harris*, United States Military Academy
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
Darleen PerezLavin, Florida Gulf Coast University
(111605111) 
4:00 p.m.
The geometry behind permutations and their subwords.
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(1116052775) 
4:30 p.m.
Toric matrix Schubert varieties.
Laura Escobar*, U Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Karola Meszaros, Cornell University
(111605755)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture
Network Science: From the Online World to Cancer Genomics.
Ballroom 6BC, Washington State Convention Center
Jennifer Chayes*, Microsoft Research
(11160046) 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Dinner Reception
Grand Ballroom PreFunction, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel 
Saturday January 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
AMS Dinner Celebration
Grand Ballroom AB, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Organizers:
Deanna Haunsperger, Carleton College