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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Marriott Atlanta Marquis, Atlanta, GA
January 47, 2017 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1125
Associate secretaries:
Brian D Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Saturday January 7, 2017

Saturday January 7, 2017, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Grand Hall Lobby, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Email Center
Exhibit Level Prefunction Area, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Mathematics of Ecology, Epidemiology and Immunology of Infectious Diseases, II
M101, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Abba Gumel, Arizona State University agumel@asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Analysis of an SIR Model with Population Dynamics.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(112592464)

8:30 a.m.
Modeling Hantavirus Among Rodents in Paraguay.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee and NIMBioS
(112592331)

9:00 a.m.
Target reproduction numbers with applications in ecology and epidemiology.
Zhisheng Shuai*, University of Central Florida
(1125922698)

9:30 a.m.
Transmission Dynamics of Two Dengue Serotypes with vaccination scenarios.
Jorge X VelascoHernandez*, Instituto de Matematicas UNAMJuriquilla
(1125921779)

10:00 a.m.
The Transmission Dynamics of a Withinand BetweenHosts Malaria Model.
F. B. Agusto*, University of Kansas
(112592790)

10:30 a.m.
A MultiScale Model of VectorHost Infection Dynamics and Evolution.
Hayriye Gulbudak*, Arizona State University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Vincent Cannataro, Yale University
Necibe Tuncer, Florida Atlantic University
Maia Martcheva, University of Florida
(1125921119)

11:00 a.m.
An ImmunoEcoEpidemiological Model of Competition.
Michael Barfield, University of Florida
Maia Martcheva*, University of Florida
Necibe Tuncer, Florida Atlantic University
Robert Holt, University of Florida
Yena Kim, University of Florida
(112592761)

11:30 a.m.
Optimal control with multiple human papillomavirus vaccines.
Tufail M Malik*, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi
M Imran, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
R Jayaraman, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi
(11259278)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory and Arithmetic, I
Inman, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Robert Lemke Oliver, Tufts University robert.lemke_oliver@tufts.edu
Paul Pollack, University of Georgia
Frank Thorne, University of South Carolina

8:00 a.m.
Random multiplicative walks on the residues modulo n.
Nathan G McNew*, Towson University
(1125111111)

8:30 a.m.
New results on arithmetic equivalence using a Galois representation analog of Tate's isogeny theorem.
Guillermo MantillaSoler*, Universidad de los Andes
(112511670)

9:00 a.m.
BrunTitchmarsh, Chebotarev, and LangTrotter.
Jesse Thorner, Stanford University
Asif Zaman*, University of Toronto
(112511925)

9:30 a.m.
Partitions into values of a polynomial.
Ayla R. Gafni*, University of Rochester
(112511845)

10:00 a.m.
Differencing methods for Korobovtype exponential sums.
Joseph A Vandehey*, The Ohio State University
(112511438)

10:30 a.m.
Poisson spacings between sums of two squares and spectral correlations for the square billiard.
Tristan Freiberg*, University of Waterloo
Pär Kurlberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Lior Rosenzweig, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
(112511847)

11:00 a.m.
Small scale equidistribution of eigenfunctions on the torus.
Steve Lester*, University of Montreal
Zeev Rudnick, Tel Aviv University
(112511454)

11:30 a.m.
Local to global principles in integral circle packings.
Elena Fuchs*, UC Davis
(112511968)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Applications of Partially Ordered Sets in Algebraic, Topological, and Enumerative Combinatorics, I
Spring, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Rafael S. González D'León, University of Kentucky rafaeldleon@uky.edu
Joshua Hallam, Wake Forest University

8:00 a.m.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: Colorful Graph Associahedra.
Satyan L Devadoss*, University of San Diego
Mia Smith, Williams College
(112505648)

8:30 a.m.
Wilfequivalences of nonoverlapping permutations, the cluster method, and linear extensions of posets.
J Tim Dwyer*, Dartmouth College
(1125051502)

9:00 a.m.
The structure of the consecutive pattern poset.
Sergi Elizalde, Dartmouth College
Peter R. W. McNamara*, Bucknell University
(1125051212)

9:30 a.m.
Patternavoiding polytopes and Bruhat orders I.
Robert Davis, Michigan State University
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(112505381)

10:00 a.m.
Patternavoiding polytopes and Bruhat orders II.
Robert Davis*, Michigan State University
Bruce E. Sagan, Michigan State University
(112505382)

10:30 a.m.
A poset of reduced words for the longest element.
Thomas McConville*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(112505478)

11:00 a.m.
Homology of Partition Posets.
Michelle L. Wachs*, University of Miami
(1125053027)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Analysis and Special Functions, II
M103 & 104, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University BROCK.WILLIAMS@ttu.edu
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University
Alex Solynin, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Properties of Finite Perimeter Sets in Metric Spaces.
James T. Gill*, Saint Louis University
Panu Lahti, University of Cincinnati
Nageswari Shanmugalingam, University of Cincinnati
(1125282504)

8:30 a.m.
Distortion of dimension by Sobolev and quasiconformal mappings.
Jeremy T. Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125301695)

9:00 a.m.
Jump decomposition on quasicircles.
Eric D. Schippers*, University of Manitoba
Wolfgang Staubach, Uppsala Universitet
(1125303049)

9:30 a.m.
Sewing homeomorphisms and conformal invariants.
Tao Cheng, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Huiqiang Shi, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Hunan University of Commerce, Hunan, China
Shanshuang Yang*, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
(112530806)

10:00 a.m.
A Möbius invariant Cassinian metric.
Zair Ibragimov*, California State University, Fullerton
(112530599)

10:30 a.m.
An Extremal Problem Approach to Korenblum's Maximum Principle in Bergman Spaces.
Pritha Chakraborty*, Texas A&M University CorpusChristi
Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University
(1125301392)

11:00 a.m.
QuasiHyperbolic Geodesics are Hyperbolic QuasiGeodesics.
David A Herron*, University of Cincinnati
Stephen M Buckley, National University of Ireland
(1125511958)

11:30 a.m.
Quotients of hyperbolic metrics.
C. David Minda*, University of Cincinnati
(1125301148)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I
Dunwoody, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
James McLaughlin, West Chester University jmclaughlin@wcupa.edu
Geremías Polanco, Hampshire College
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College

8:00 a.m.
Classical Convergence of Random Continued Fractions.
Lisa Lorentzen*, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(1125302326)

9:00 a.m.
A Continued Fraction Algorithm for Quadratic Numbers, Forms, and Ideals.
J. Larry Lehman*, University of Mary Washington
(1125111778)

9:30 a.m.
Constructing exact Hermite matrices using approximate roots.
Tulay Ayyildiz Akoglu*, North Carolina State University
(1125152428)

10:00 a.m.
Minkowski Question Mark Type Functions for a Family of Multidimensional Continued Fractions.
Thomas Garrity*, Williams
Peter McDonald, Williams
(1125112439)

10:30 a.m.
Invertible substitutions and continued fractions.
Bernd Sing*, University of the West Indies, Barbados
Dirk Frettlöh, Universität Bielefeld, Germany
(1125372618)

11:00 a.m.
On the Stolt Fundamental Solutions of $x^2  d y^2 = 4 n$.
Keith R Matthews, University of Queensland and Australian National University, Australia
John P Robertson*, National Council on Compensation Insurance, Boca Raton, USA
(1125113153)

11:30 a.m.
Applications of the Heine and BauerMuir transformations to RogersRamanujan type continued fractions.
Jongsil Lee, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
James Mc Laughlin*, West Chester University
Jaebum Sohn, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
(1125332195)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Current Trends in Mathematical and Computational Biology
A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College robeva@sbc.edu
Erin Bodine, Rhodes College
Brian Walton, James Madison University

8:00 a.m.
Entangled Proteins: Knotting and Linking.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1125AA901)

8:30 a.m.
The Combinatorics of RNA Branching.
Christine Heitsch*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125AA2103)

9:00 a.m.
Combinatorial and Computational Models in Synthetic Biology.
Laurie J Heyer*, Davidson College
Jeffrey L Poet, Missouri Western State University
(1125AA2350)

9:30 a.m.
The role of the autologous immune response in chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Doron Levy*, University of Maryland
(1125AA1904)

11:00 a.m.
A mathematical framework to personalize gastric carcinogenesis screening.
Rachel Walker, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Jaime Mejia, Instituto de Patología Mejía Jiménez
Domenico Coppola, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Heiko Enderling*, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
(1125AA1079)

11:30 a.m.
Determining NearOptimal Treatment Protocols via Nonlinear Cancer Models.
Shelby Nicole Wilson*, Morehouse College
(1125AA2685)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, II
M106 & M107, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley mrinal.roychowdhury@utrgv.edu
Tamara Kucherenko, City College of New York

8:00 a.m.
Periodicity and ergodicity in the trihexagonal tiling.
Diana Davis, Williams College
W. Patrick Hooper*, City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center
(112537425)

9:00 a.m.
Periodic billiard paths on the pentagon.
Diana Davis*, Williams College
(112537465)

9:30 a.m.
A multifractal analysis for cuspidal windings on hyperbolic surfaces.
Johannes Jaerisch*, Department of Mathematics, Shimane University, Japan
Marc Kesseböhmer, University Bremen, Germany
Sara Munday, University of Bologna, Italy
(112537898)

10:00 a.m.
Finding Roots of Any Polynomials by Random Relaxed Newton's Methods.
Hiroki Sumi*, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
(112537317)

10:30 a.m.
Hereditarily Non Uniformly Perfect Sets of Full Dimension.
Rich Stankewitz*, Ball State University
Toshiyuki Sugawa, Tohoku University
Hiroki Sumi, Osaka University
(1125371211)

11:00 a.m.
Dynamics of neutral dissipative holomorphic germs of $(\mathbb{C}^{2},0)$.
Remus Radu*, Stony Brook University
(1125372223)

11:30 a.m.
Random geometric graphs on nonuniform and fractal measures.
Carl P Dettmann*, University of Bristol, UK
(1125602259)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graphs and Matrices, I
Embassy D, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Sudipta Mallik, Northern Arizona University sudiptamallik.cu@gmail.com
Keivan Hassani Monfared, University of Calgary
Bryan Shader, University of Wyoming

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Matrix Theory modulo $k$.
Richard A Brualdi*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(112515947)

9:00 a.m.
Graphs for which inertia bounds are not tight.
John Sinkovic*, University of Waterloo
(1125052198)

9:30 a.m.
On the Characteristic Set, Centroid, and Centre for a Tree.
Steve Kirkland*, University of Manitoba
(1125051080)

10:00 a.m.
Spectral Approaches to Graph Coloring And Its Variations.
Franklin H. J. Kenter*, United States Naval Academy
(1125051864)

10:30 a.m.
On the addressing problem for triangular graphs.
S. Cioaba, University of Delaware
R. Elzinga, InfoTech Research Group
M. Markiewitz, University of Delaware
K. Vander Meulen*, Redeemer University College
T. Vanderwoerd, Redeemer University College
(1125151482)

11:00 a.m.
Distance Laplacian eigenvalues and forbidden subgraphs.
Maria A. A. Freitas*, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Celso M. Silva Jr, CEFETRJ
Renata R. DelVecchio, Universidade Federal Fluminense
(1125151544)

11:30 a.m.
Constructions for distance cospectral graphs.
Kristin Heysse*, Iowa State University
(1125051861)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Group Actions and Geometric Structures, I
International C, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Anna Wienhard, Universität Heidelberg wienhard@mathi.uniheidelberg.de
Jeffrey Danciger, University of Texas at Austin

8:00 a.m.
Simple length spectrum rigidity.
Martin Bridgeman, Boston College
Richard Canary*, University of Michigan
François Labourie, Universite de Nice
(1125571627)

9:00 a.m.
$N$chain groups of homeomorphisms of onemanifolds.
Sanghyun Kim, Seoul National University
Thomas Koberda*, University of Virginia
Yash Lodha, EPFL
(112520735)

9:30 a.m.
Rigidity of divisible domains in flag manifolds.
Andrew Zimmer*, University of Chicago
(1125531530)

10:00 a.m.
Spaces of nonnegatively curved surfaces.
Igor Belegradek*, Georgia Tech
(112553419)

11:00 a.m.
The geometry of quasiHitchin symplectic Anosov representations.
Daniele Alessandrini, University of Heidelberg
Sara Maloni*, University of Virginia
Anna Wienhard, RuprechtKarlsUniversität Heidelberg
(112557636)

11:30 a.m.
TIME CHANGED: On the complexity of finite subgraphs of the curve graph.
Edgar A Bering, University of Illinois  Chicago
Gabriel Conant, University of Notre Dame
Jonah Gaster*, Boston College
(1125511498)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Multivariate Signal Analysis, I
International 9, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida M.Nashed@ucf.edu
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserslautern
Otmar Scherzer, University of Vienna

8:00 a.m.
Multivariate Sampling in Signal Processing: A Tutorial Review with Brief Analysis and Applications.
Abdul J. Jerri*, Emeritus member:Clarkson Univesity,Potsdam,New York 13676
(1125941711)

8:30 a.m.
Some new results on Lavrentiev regularization for linear accretive illposed problems.
Robert Plato*, Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen
(112565838)

9:00 a.m.
Sampling for multispectral theory of SturmLiouville systems.
Amin Boumenir*, University of West Georgia
(112542540)

9:30 a.m.
Orthonormal basis systems on the ball and their role in inverse problems.
Volker Michel*, Geomathematics Group, Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen
Sarah Orzlowski, Geomathematics Group, Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen
(1125451026)

10:00 a.m.
A general mollifier approach to the regularization of linear illposed problems.
Pierre R. Marechal*, Mathematical Institute of Toulouse, Paul Sabatier University, France
(1125492288)

10:30 a.m.
Parameter Estimation in Optical Coherence Tomography.
Otmar Scherzer*, Computational Science Center, University Vienna
(1125441008)

11:00 a.m.
Reconstruction of signals from phaseless samples of evolutionary systems.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt
Ilya Krishtal, Northern Illinois University
Sui Tang, John Hopkins
(1125421060)

11:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Bayesian statistics in variational inverse problems.
Mila Nikolova*, CMLA, CNRS, ENS Cachan, Universite Paris Saclay
(1125492503)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Music, II
M301, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Mariana Montiel, Georgia State University mmontiel@gsu.edu
Robert Peck, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
Measuring Distances of Musical Schemata.
David John Baker*, Louisiana State University
(1125003081)

8:30 a.m.
A Diachronic Approach to Musical Prototypicality with Dynamic Time Warping.
Daniel T Shanahan*, Louisiana State University
(1125622866)

9:00 a.m.
Christoffel Words, Rich Words, and Perfect Balance.
Norman Carey*, The City University of New York
(1125003059)

9:30 a.m.
The Fibonacci sequence as metric suspension in Luigi Nono's "Il canto sospeso".
Jon Kochavi*, Swarthmore College
(1125001635)

10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Difference sets in mathematical music theory.
Robert W. Peck*, Louisiana State University
(1125051574)

10:30 a.m.
$\sqrt2$, a musical exploration.
Gerry Myerson*, Mathematics, Macquarie University
(11251187)

11:00 a.m.
Geometrical Realizations of Two and ThreeDimensional Generalized Tonnetze.
Jason D Yust*, Boston University
(1125001997)

11:30 a.m.
Voice Leading and Composition.
Dmitri Tymoczko*, Princeton University
(112551605)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Signal Processing and Information, I
International 10, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Rayan Saab, University of California, San Diego rsaab@ucsd.edu
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Superresolution by means of Beurling minimal extrapolation.
John J. Benedetto*, Norbert Wiener Center, Dept. of Mathematics, U. Maryland, College Park
Weilin Li, Norbert Wiener Center, Dept. of Mathematics, U. Maryland, College Park
(11254266)

8:30 a.m.
Frequency extrapolation from bandlimited data.
Rongrong Wang*, University of British Columbia
(112542894)

9:00 a.m.
Phase retrieval on infinite dimensions.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Duke University
(112594269)

9:30 a.m.
Robust and Fast Phase Retrieval from Local Correlation Measurements.
Brian Preskitt, University of California, San Diego
Aditya Viswanathan*, Michigan State University
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
Rayan Saab, University of California, San Diego
(112542214)

10:00 a.m.
Fixed Point Algorithms for Phase Retrieval.
Albert Fannjiang*, UC Davis
Pengwen Chen, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
(112542286)

10:30 a.m.
Statistics of the Stability Bounds in the Phase Retrieval Problem.
Radu Balan*, University of Maryland
(112560227)

11:00 a.m.
Computational microscopy for phase retrieval.
Laura Waller*, UC Berkeley
(112592183)

11:30 a.m.
Lens design for Xray imaging.
Huibin Cang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Stefano Marchesini*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Anne Sakdinawat, Stanford
(1125413034)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Minimal Integral Models of Algebraic Curves, I
The Learning Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Tony Shaska, Oakland University shaska@oakland.edu

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on New Developments in Noncommutative Algebra & Representation Theory, I
A705, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
Chelsea Walton, Temple University

8:00 a.m.
Tilting Modules and the centralizer of a regular nilpotent.
Laura Rider*, University of Georgia
(1125222381)

8:30 a.m.
Deformations of the skew group algebras of truncated quantum polynomial rings.
Lauren Grimley*, Spring Hill College
Christine Uhl, St. Bonaventure University
(1125161621)

9:00 a.m.
Discriminants of Polynomial Identity Quantized Weyl Algebras.
Jesse S. F. Levitt*, University of Southern California
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University
(1125162965)

9:30 a.m.
Mutation of $A_n$ friezes.
Karin Baur, University of Graz
Eleonore Faber*, University of Michigan
Sira Gratz, University of Oxford
Khrystyna Serhiyenko, University of California at Berkeley
Gordana Todorov, Northeastern University
(1125161501)

10:00 a.m.
From prime ideals to physics, via total nonnegativity.
Siân Fryer*, UC Santa Barbara
(1125161934)

10:30 a.m.
Adelic grassmannians for finite dimensional algebras.
Emil Horozov, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Milen Yakimov*, Louisiana State University
(1125161355)

11:00 a.m.
Auslander's Theorem for permutation actions on $(1)$skew polynomial rings.
Jason Gaddis*, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
W. Frank Moore, Wake Forest University
Robert Won, Wake Forest University
(1125161319)

11:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Auslander Theorem and McKay correspondence.
James Zhang*, University of Washington
(112516722)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Open & Accessible Problems for Undergraduate Research, I
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Allison Henrich, Seattle University henricha@seattleu.edu
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Nicholas Scoville, Ursinus College

8:00 a.m.
Past, Current, and Potential Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Problems in Math Biology.
Eva Marie Strawbridge*, James Madison University
(112592684)

8:30 a.m.
Examples of Research by Undergraduates at the Summer Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics (SURIEM).
Aklilu Zeleke*, Michigan State University
(112500105)

9:00 a.m.
New Problems in Graph Theory from SelfAssembly.
Joanna A. EllisMonaghan*, Saint Michael's College
(112505846)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling Shapes of Objects with Undergraduates.
Kathryn Leonard*, CSU Channel Islands
(1125512484)

10:00 a.m.
NonEuclidean Photography: The World of Mirrors.
Casey Douglas*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1125352071)

10:30 a.m.
Summer research projects for First Year students.
Enrique Treviño*, Lake Forest College
(1125113022)

11:00 a.m.
They Really Can Do Research in Pure Math: Grouptheoretic Problems Accessible to Underprepared Students.
Meghan De Witt*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1125971776)

11:30 a.m.
Leastperimeter Tiles of the Hyperbolic Plane.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College and Notices
(112549807)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on PDE Analysis on Fluid Flows, I
Embassy F, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University x2xu@odu.edu
Geng Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronghua Pan, Georgia Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Nonuniqueness of weak solutions to the nematic liquid crystal flows.
Huajun Gong, College of Mathematics and Statistics, Shenzhen University
Tao Huang*, NYUECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai
Jinkai Li, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(112535390)

8:30 a.m.
Harmonic map flow in 2 dimension under weak anchoring boundary condition.
Tao Huang, New York University at Shanghai
Yuanzhen Shao, Purdue University
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
(1125351110)

9:00 a.m.
Finite element methods for nematic liquid crystals with variable degree of orientation.
Wujun Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
Shawn Walker, Department of Mathematics and Center for Computation & Technology (CCT) Louisiana State University
(1125652123)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of a onedimensional Landaude Gennes model for bentcore liquid crystals.
Tiziana Giorgi*, New Mexico State University
(1125491345)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Bifurcation study of smectic A liquid crystals in three dimensions.
S Joo*, Old Dominion University
A Contreras, New Mexico State University
C GarciaAzpeitia, Facultad de Ciencias
C GarciaCervera, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1125821908)

11:00 a.m.
Uniaxiality vs Biaxiality in the Qtensor model.
Andres Contreras*, New Mexico State University
(1125352095)

11:30 a.m.
Global wellposedness for nonlinear wave equations with applications in nematic liquid crystals.
Geng Chen*, University of Kansas
(1125351694)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress on Nonlinear Dispersive and Wave Equations, III
L405 & L406, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Dana Mendelson, University of Chicago dana@math.uchicago.edu
Carlos Kenig, University of Chicago
Hao Jia, University of Chicago
Andrew Lawrie, University of California, Berkeley
Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Magdalena Czubak, University of Colorado Boulder

8:00 a.m.
Instability of solitary waves in the KdVtype equations.
Svetlana Roudenko*, The George Washington University
(1125352778)

8:30 a.m.
The rigorous derivation of the 2D cubic focusing NLS from quantum manybody evolution.
Xuwen Chen, University of Rochester
Justin Holmer*, Brown University
(1125352816)

9:00 a.m.
The symplectic nonsqueezing for nonlinear Schrodinger equations.
Xiaoyi Zhang*, University of Iowa
(1125351818)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Solitons and scattering for a semilinear Skyrme equation.
Casey P Rodriguez*, University of Chicago
Andrew Lawrie, MIT
(1125352098)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
New methods for the study of supercritical semilinear wave equations.
Marius Beceanu*, State University of New York  Albany
Avy Soffer, Rutgers
(1125341626)

11:00 a.m.
Minimal massenergy dynamics for rotating BEC.
Shijun Zheng*, Georgia Southern University
(1125352091)

11:30 a.m.
Scattering for the 3D GrossPitaevskii equation.
Zihua Guo, School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University
Zaher Hani*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kenji Nakanishi, Osaka University
(1125351935)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
When is $a^n+1$ the sum of two squares?
Kylie Hess, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Jeremy Rouse, Wake Forest University
Emily Stamm*, Vassar College
Terrin Warren, University of Georgia
(112511118)

8:30 a.m.
Classification of All Crescent Configurations on Four and Five Points.
Rebecca F. Durst, Williams College/SMALL 2016
Max Hlavacek*, Harvey Mudd College/SMALL 2016
Chi Huynh, Georgia Institute of Technology/SMALL 2016
(1125521569)

9:00 a.m.
Index Divisibility in Dynamical Sequences and Cyclic Orbits Modulo $p$.
Annie S. Chen*, Boulder High School
T. Alden Gassert, Western New England University
Katherine E. Stange, University of Colorado Boulder
(112511235)

9:30 a.m.
Towards a Characterization of Graphs with Distinct Betweenness Centralities.
Ruth Lopez*, California State University, Long Beach
Jacob Worrell, Indiana University  Bloomington
(112505134)

10:00 a.m.
On Some Edge Folkman Numbers, Large and Small.
Jenny Kaufmann*, Princeton University
Henry Wickus, DeSales University
(112505135)

10:30 a.m.
Control of Cardiac Tissue Using FeedbackBased Synchronization.
Nirja Dave*, University of Pittsburgh
Andre Lesartre, Colorado School of Mines
(112537136)

11:00 a.m.
Using Delay Differential Equations to Study Calcium Alternans in a Model of Intracellular Calcium Cycling.
Jamshaid Shahir*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Kimberly Truong, Brown University
(112537137)

11:30 a.m.
Average saturation numbers of double stars.
Kristofer Siy*, Tufts University
Heather Weaver, Case Western Reserve University
(112505188)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Teaching Assistant Development Programs: Why and How?, I
International 3, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College solomon.friedberg@bc.edu
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego
Lisa Townsley, University of Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Preparing graduate students for 40 years of teaching.
D. I. Wallace*, Dartmouth College
(1125971054)

8:30 a.m.
Arizona Mathematics GTA Training: A Gentle Crash Course in Teaching.
Tina Deemer*, The University of Arizona
(1125971005)

9:00 a.m.
NEW PRESENTER: Careerlong and Timely Training for TAs: An overview of the various components of the Math TA Training at the University of Washington, how the program evolved, and lessons learned.
Judith M Arms*, University of Washington
Alexandra Nichifor, University of Washington
(1125971123)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematics GTA PD: Where we are and where we are going.
Jess Ellis*, Colorado State University
Daniel Bragdon, Fort Collins, CO
Jessica Gehrtz, Colorado State University
(1125972539)

10:00 a.m.
The Evolution of TA Training at Texas A&M.
David Manuel, Texas A&M University
Tracy Weyand*, Baylor University
(112597814)

10:30 a.m.
The College Fellow Program at the University of Chicago.
John Boller*, University of Chicago
(1125971409)

11:00 a.m.
Thirteen Hours: Graduate Student Teacher Training Under Time Constraints.
Daniel J Katz*, Brown University
(112597638)

11:30 a.m.
Current Teaching Assistant Professional Development Program Structures: Findings from a National Survey.
Jessica M Deshler*, West Virginia University
(1125972053)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations
A601, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Chris McCarthy, City University of New York cmccarthy@bmcc.cuny.edu
Brian Winkel, US Military Academy, West Point

8:00 a.m.
Remodel Your Differential Equations Course.
Jon Paynter*, United States Military Academy
(1125341308)

8:30 a.m.
Bringing the Differential Course into the TwentyFirst Century With a Computer Algebra System and a Modeling First Approach.
Patrice G Tiffany*, Manhattan College
Rosemary C Farley, Manhattan College
(112534371)

9:00 a.m.
Creating and using videos in support of modeling in differential equations course work.
John T. Sieben*, Texas Lutheran University
(112534324)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling Improvisation: Taking Classroom Materials & Making Them Your Own.
Jessica Libertini*, Virginia Military Institute
Karen Bliss, Virginia Military Institute
(112597372)

10:00 a.m.
Baby steps for introducing Modeling First with teaching Differential Equations.
Dina M. Yagodich*, Frederick Community College
(112534441)

10:30 a.m.
Modeling in an Engineering Mathematics Class  Tuned Mass Dampers.
Keith A Landry*, Georgia Southern University
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE
(112534293)

11:00 a.m.
Successful modeling motivation for beam equations.
Tiernan R. Fogarty*, Oregon Institute of Technology
(11253428)

11:30 a.m.
Modeling Feral Cat Control.
Rachel Louise Bayless*, Agnes Scott College
(112534228)

12:00 p.m.
SIMIODEa supportive community for teaching and learning differential equations using the "modeling first" approach: from the classroom to preparing students for research.
Chris McCarthy*, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
Brian J. Winkel, SIMIODE
(112534314)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, III
Greenbriar, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

8:00 a.m.
Circular Separation Dimension.
Sarah Loeb*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign and Zhejiang Normal University
(1125051999)

8:15 a.m.
Spherical configurations over finite fields.
Neil Lyall, University of Georgia
{Á}kos Magyar, University of Georgia
Hans Parshall*, University of Georgia
(1125052069)

8:30 a.m.
On graphs representable by patternavoiding words.
Yelena Mandelshtam*, Stanford University
(1125052087)

8:45 a.m.
Grünbaum colorings extended to nonfacial 3cycles.
sarahmarie belcastro*, MathILy / Smith College
Ruth Haas, Smith College
(1125052094)

9:00 a.m.
4Cycle Decompositions of Complete 3Uniform Hypergraphs.
Heather D Jordon*, Albion College
Genevieve Newkirk, Illinois State University
(1125052113)

9:15 a.m.
The $3\times 3$ Rook's graph is the unique smallest graph with lazy cop number 3.
Brendan W Sullivan*, Emmanuel College
Nikolas Townsend, Emmanuel College
Mikayla Werzanski, Emmanuel College
(1125052175)

9:30 a.m.
Graphs whose only odd cycles are small.
Kristen Wetzler*, Louisiana State University
(1125052212)

9:45 a.m.
A Sharp Upper Bound on the $k$Color Connection Number of a Graph.
Alexander Halperin, Salisbury University
Adam Jump*, Salisbury University
(1125052279)

10:00 a.m.
Two $q$countings related to $q$multinomial coefficients.
Mark Bly*, University of TennesseeKnoxville
(1125052301)

10:15 a.m.
On Different Topological Indices and polynomials of the Boron Zigzag nanotube $BNT[p,q]$.
Sarfraz Ahmad*, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
(1125052304)

10:30 a.m.
Structure constants for $K$theory of Grassmannians, revisited.
Huilan Li, Shandong Normal University
Jennifer Morse, University of Virginia
Patrick Shields*, Drexel University
(1125052361)

10:45 a.m.
On Orbits of Toggling Actions on Independent Sets of a Path Graph and the Homomesy Phenomenon.
Michael J. Joseph*, University of Connecticut
(1125052364)

11:00 a.m.
The upper and lower independencepartition number on bipartite graphs.
Anne C Sinko*, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
(1125052371)

11:15 a.m.
An algorithm toward finding solutions to the general multiconstraint cabletrench problem.
Jonathan Bloom, Lafayette College
Carl Hammarsten*, Lafayette College
(1125052396)

11:30 a.m.
Chain decompositions for $q,t$Catalan numbers.
Kyungyong Lee, Univ. of Nebraska Lincoln and Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Li Li, Oakland University Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
Nicholas A. Loehr*, Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics
(1125052400)

11:45 a.m.
Gamification of combinatorial research via Nim on graphs.
Lindsay A Erickson*, Augustana University
(1125052419)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Convex and Discrete Geometry
International B, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
Hyperbolicity and Congestion.
Matthew Yancey*, Institute of Defense Analyses / Center for Computing Sciences
(1125051073)

8:15 a.m.
Counting lattice points with solidangle weights in irrational polytopes.
Ricardo Diaz, University of Northern Colorado
QuangNhat Le*, Brown University, Providence, RI
Sinai Robins, University of Sao Paulo, Brasil
(1125052855)

8:30 a.m.
Generating point configurations via hypersingular Riesz energy with an external field.
Douglas P. Hardin, Vanderbilt University
Edward B. Saff, Vanderbilt University
Oleksandr V. Vlasiuk*, Vanderbilt University
(1125312028)

8:45 a.m.
Approximating continuous maps by isometries.
Barry Minemyer*, Ohio State University
(112551178)

9:00 a.m.
On a functional equation related to a pair of hedgehogs with congruent projections.
Sergii Myroshnychenko*, Kent State University
(112551610)

9:15 a.m.
On the Principle of Planimeters.
Osman Yardimci*, Auburn University
(1125512537)

9:30 a.m.
Hypersurfaces with central convex crosssections.
Metin Alper Gur*, Indiana University
(11255261)

9:45 a.m.
On the average volume of sections of convex bodies.
S Brazitikos, University of Athens
S Dann*, University of Technology Vienna
A Giannopoulos, University of Athens
A Koldobsky, University of Missouri
(112552537)

10:00 a.m.
Variations of Toeplitz' Conjecture.
Doyon Kim*, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
(1125521296)

10:15 a.m.
On Convex and Higher Dimensional Extensions of Conway's Thrackle Theorem.
David Walter Stoner*, Harvard University
Zoe Wellner, Cornell University
Ryan Chen, Princeton University
Frederick Huang, Cornell University
Maxwell Polevy, Northeastern University
(1125521550)

10:30 a.m.
Alexandrov curvature of convex hypersurfaces in Hilbert space forms.
Jonathan Dahl*, Lafayette College
(1125522116)

10:45 a.m.
On Lstructures and other related convexity structures.
Andrzej Szymanski*, Slippery Rock University of PA
(1125522447)

11:00 a.m.
Using Rotations, If You Can Hide Behind It, Can You Hide Inside It?
Michelle R. Cordier*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(1125522814)

11:15 a.m.
Lorentzian Ricci Solitons on Solvable Lie groups.
T. H. Wears*, Longwood University
(1125522952)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum  Ideas and Innovations for Teaching, I
A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
John S. Caughman, Portland State University
Art Duval, University of Texas El Paso
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University elise314@gmail.com

8:20 a.m.
Computational thinking in undergraduate discrete mathematics using Python and Jupyter notebooks.
Robert Talbert*, Grand Valley State University
(1125C11159)

8:40 a.m.
Four Problems from Computer Engineering to Enhance Student Enthusiasm in the Discrete Mathematics Classroom.
Gregory V. Bard*, The University of WisconsinStout
(1125C11659)

9:00 a.m.
New Presenter: New webnative animated interactive learning material for discrete math.
Sandy Irani, Univ. of California, Irvine
Frank Vahid*, Univ. of California, Riverside / zyBooks
Alex Edgcomb, Univ. of California, Riverside / zyBooks
(1125C11449)

9:20 a.m.
Definitions and Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics.
Joshua Hallam*, Wake Forest University
(1125C11688)

9:40 a.m.
Projects for Graph Theory Course.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University
(1125C12192)

10:00 a.m.
Tricks to make counting harder for students.
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
(1125C11976)

10:20 a.m.
The Evolution of Problem Posing Approaches for Counting Problems.
Aviva Halani*, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1125C1910)

10:40 a.m.
The Password Activity: An Instructional Tool for the Combinatorics Classroom.
Zackery Kevin Reed*, Oregon State University
(1125C13100)

11:00 a.m.
Avoiding minimal elements in the poset of ways to introduce posets.
John S. Caughman*, Portland State University
(1125C13131)

11:20 a.m.
Bridging Calculus and Discrete Math via the Discrete Derivative.
Christopher J. Catone*, Albright College
(1125C1668)

11:40 a.m.
Many Incarnations of Pascal.
Hyman Bass*, University of Michigan
(1125C12606)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Game Theory, Systems, Control
International 1, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
A fast relaxed normal two split method and an effective weighted TV approach for Euler's elastica image inpainting.
Maryam Yashtini*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sung Ha Kang, Georgia Institute of Technology
(112590144)

8:15 a.m.
Multicommodity flow applied to tracking multiple targets.
Thy M. Tran, Metron, Inc.
James P. Ferry, Metron, Inc.
John D. Foley*, Metron, Inc.
Gregory A. Godfrey, Metron, Inc.
(1125902700)

8:30 a.m.
Modeling Portfolios using Big Data: Histories and Weight Presentation.
Rodrigue M Djikeuchi*, Morgan State University
Isabelle KemajouBrown, Morgan State University
(1125902848)

8:45 a.m.
Territorial movement game.
Jan Rychtar*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(112591452)

9:00 a.m.
Asset Pricing Models with Heterogeneous Behavioral Investors.
Yuanying Guan*, Indiana University Northwest
(112591650)

9:15 a.m.
A genetic algorithm approach to finding an optimal strategy for a folk dice game.
David P Ebert*, Tarleton State University
(1125912560)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal Control of Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on Time Scales.
Ozkan Ozturk*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Haci Mehmet Guzey, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(112593568)

9:45 a.m.
Controllability of fractional neutral impulsive integrodifferential equations in Banach spaces.
Dimplekumar N Chalishajar*, Virginia Military Institute (VMI)
C Ravichandran, KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology
S Dhanalakshmi, Kongunadu Arts and Science College,
(112593837)

10:00 a.m.
A Causal Impact Modeling in Impulsive Systems using Nonstandard Analysis.
Nakseung Patrick Hyun*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Erik I Verriest, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125931552)

10:15 a.m.
On the inverse problems for the nonlinear dynamical systems arising in mathematical biology.
Roby Poteau*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
(1125933103)

10:30 a.m.
New bounds for equiangular lines and spherical twodistance sets.
WeiHsuan Yu*, Michigan State University
(112594653)

10:45 a.m.
An alternative perspective for EEG data analysis.
Michelle R DeDeo*, Univ. of North Florida
(112594658)

11:00 a.m.
Filtering and Decoding Nonbinary Tenengolts Codes Capable of Correcting Multiple Insertion/Deletion Errors.
Alexander T Drumm, Rowan University
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(1125941033)

11:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: OneRound Authenticated Group Key Establishment from Multilinear Mappings.
Kashi Neupane*, University of North Georgia
(1125942922)

11:30 a.m.
Violations of The Ingleton inequality and the inclusionexclusion ratio.
Michael E O'Sullivan*, San Diego State University
John Mackenzie, San Diego State University
(1125943102)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Group Theory, Topological Groups, Lie Groups
Fairlie, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

8:00 a.m.
A GAPconjecture and its solution: isomorphism classes of capable special $p$groups of rank 2.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, Binghamton University
H. Heineken, University of Wuerzburg
R. F. Morse, University of Evansville
(112520203)

8:15 a.m.
The Brauer Complex and Decomposition Numbers of Symplectic Groups.
Ian Hogan*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University
Michael Decker, Department of Computer Science, Kent State University
(112520564)

8:30 a.m.
Connections Between the Number of Constituents and the Derived Length of a Group.
Lisa Rose Hendrixson*, Kent State University
Mark L. Lewis, Kent State University
(112520593)

8:45 a.m.
The lattice of algebraic closure operators on infinite subgroup lattices.
Martha Kilpack, Brigham Young University
Arturo Magidin*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(112520659)

9:00 a.m.
A family of graphs that cannot occur as character degree graphs of solvable groups.
Mark W Bissler*, Kent State University
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
(112520695)

9:15 a.m.
For what finite lattices does the lattice of closure operators form a subgroup lattice?
Martha Lee H Kilpack*, Brigham Young University
Arturo Magidin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(112520905)

9:30 a.m.
Inverse Semigroupoids and Their Free Objects.
Veny Liu*, University of HawaiiWest Oahu
Jon M Corson, University of Alabama
(1125201006)

9:45 a.m.
Generalized dihedral groups in noncommutative cryptographic protocols.
Randall D. Helmstutler*, University of Mary Washington
(1125201236)

10:00 a.m.
A generalization of the Hanoi towers group.
Rachel Skipper*, Binghamton University
(1125201640)

10:15 a.m.
The word problem for some classes of Adian semigroups, Adian inverse semigroups and Adian groups.
Muhammad Inam*, University of West Georgia
(1125202050)

10:30 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
A Spectral Sequence Reduction for Low Dimensional Group Homology.
Joshua Roberts*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125202655)

11:00 a.m.
Action of intertwining operators on pseudospherical Ktypes and automorphic forms on metaplectic groups.
Shiang Tang*, University of Utah
(11252289)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Courtland, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Gil Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Strong, Pepperdine University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Examining linear algebra students' endeavors in moving between the embodied, symbolic and formal worlds of mathematical thinking.
Sepideh Stewart*, University of Oklahoma
(1125E53037)

8:20 a.m.
Student Mathematical Connections in an Introductory Linear Algebra Course Employing Both InquiryOriented Teaching and Traditional Lecture.
Spencer Payton*, Washington State University
(1125E51396)

8:40 a.m.
Implementation of Various Teaching Practices to Address an Identity Crisis in Elementary Linear Algebra.
Gulden Karakok*, University of Northern Colorado
Emilie Hancock, University of Northern Colorado
(1125E53020)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Multiplying Matrices: an activity based approach.
Maria Trigueros*, Department of Mathematics ITAM Mexico
Edgar Possani, Department of Mathematics ITAM
Ana Paulina Figueroa, Departamento de Matematicas ITAM
(1125E53065)

9:20 a.m.
Inspiring Linear Algebra with Problems in Image Analysis.
Marie A. Snipes*, Kenyon College
Amanda Harsy Ramsay, Lewis University
(1125E52635)

9:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Rank of a Circle of 1's in a Matrix.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125E52561)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, IV
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Theron Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Brian P. Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

8:00 a.m.
Examples of InquiryBased Teaching and Learning: Applications with Publicuse Cancer Data.
Khairul Islam*, Eastern Michigan University
(1125G1512)

8:20 a.m.
Experiences in an IBL Numerical Analysis course.
AndrewDavid Bjork*, Siena Heights University
John Duvall, Siena Heights University
Jesse Stires, Siena Heights University
(1125G11829)

8:40 a.m.
In a traditional Calculus class, students explored several topics using Excel with data. This helped connect the topics with their Engineering classes and introduced integration early in the course.
James R Eby*, Blinn College  Bryan Campus
(1125G1962)

9:00 a.m.
Weighing Fog: Hands on Modeling for Day 1 of Differential Equations.
Thomas J Clark*, Dordt College
(1125G11505)

9:20 a.m.
Don't Drink the KoolAid!
Audrey Malagon*, Virginia Wesleyan College
Lydia Kennedy, Virginia Wesleyan College
Kristin Burney, Virginia Wesleyan College
(1125G11821)

9:40 a.m.
A Novice Attempt at Teaching IBL Real Analysis.
Jessica L Williams*, Converse College
(1125G12009)

10:00 a.m.
Students Teaching Students Through Video Presentations.
Matthew A Morena*, Young Harris College
(1125G12049)

10:20 a.m.
IBL with Jupyter notebooks.
Carl Toews*, University of Puget Sound
(1125G13074)

10:40 a.m.
Using a Problem Sequence to Teach Mathematics Majors Basic Programming Skills.
Anneliese H. Spaeth*, Huntingdon College
(1125G11811)

11:00 a.m.
Pushing Symbols: IBL in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Randall E. Cone*, Salisbury University
(1125G1706)

11:20 a.m.
How Can We Foster Collaboration and Inquiry in an Online Mathematics Course?
Nermin Bayazit*, Fitchburg State University
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
(1125G12256)

11:40 a.m.
Implementing inquirybased learning via online polls.
Jonathan K. Hodge*, Grand Valley State University
(1125G12541)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Intertwining Mathematics with Social Justice in the Classroom, I
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Catherine Buell, Fitchburg State University
Zeynep Teymuroglu, Rollins College
Joanna Wares, University of Richmond jwares@richmond.edu
Carl Yerger, Davidson College

8:00 a.m.
Supermarkets, Highways, and Oil Production: Statistics and Social Justice.
John Ross*, Southwestern University
Therese Shelton, Southwestern University
(1125H12670)

8:20 a.m.
Social justice general education statistics course.
J. D. Berg*, Fitchburg State University
Catherine Buell, Fitchburg State University
Danette Day, Fitchburg State University
Rhonda Evans, Fitchburg State University
(1125H1778)

8:40 a.m.
Quantitative Ethics  the Other Side of Mathematics and Social Justice.
Victor I Piercey*, Ferris State University
(1125H12082)

9:00 a.m.
Raising Awareness of Social Justice Issues in Calculus I: How to Get Started.
Kathy W Hoke, University of Richmond
Lauren Keough*, Grand Valley State University
(1125H11789)

9:20 a.m.
Historical Perspectives on Social Justice in Mathematics.
Nathan Napoleon Alexander*, University of San Francisco
Aditya Adiredja, University of Arizona
(1125H12430)

9:40 a.m.
Hard Conversations on Social Justice in Mathematical Spaces.
Nathan Napoleon Alexander, University of San Francisco
Zeynep Teymuroglu, Rollins College
Carl R Yerger*, Davidson College
(1125H12501)

10:00 a.m.
Discovering Undergraduate Mathematics in American Indian Culture.
Charles Peter Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton
Miles R Pfahl, Turtle Mountain Community College
Harriet C Edwards, California State University Fullerton
(1125H1294)

10:20 a.m.
Athletes, Education, and Welfare: Problems that Promote Quantitative Literacy and Social Justice.
Samuel Luke Tunstall*, Michigan State University
(1125H1232)

10:40 a.m.
A Quantitative Literacy Project on Poverty in the United States.
Tricia Muldoon Brown*, Armstrong State University
(1125H12010)

11:00 a.m.
Mapping Police Violence in Introduction to Statistics.
Mikael VejdemoJohansson*, CUNY College of Staten Island
(1125H1212)

11:20 a.m.
Authentic Messiness: Using data sourced from communitybased partner organizations in an introductory level statistics course.
Phong Le*, Goucher College
(1125H11855)

11:40 a.m.
Bias in the Courts? A Studentled Study of New York City's Arraignment Courts.
Jared Warner*, Guttman Community College (CUNY)
(1125H12566)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA Session on LOCATION CHANGE: Me and My Gadgets: Teaching with Technology
International 2, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Thomas Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey
Karl R. B. Schmitt, Valparaiso University karl.schmitt@valpo.edu
Michael Scott, California State University at Monterey Bay
John Travis, Mississippi College

8:00 a.m.
Setup

8:30 a.m.
Poster Viewing/Mingling Time

9:15 a.m.
Using $Learning Catalytics^{TM}$ Technology as a Tool to Enhance Student Engagement in PreCalculus & Calculus.
Denise Natasha Brewley*, Georgia Gwinnett College
Priya Shilpa Boindala, Georgia Gwinnett College
(112597400)

9:20 a.m.
Flipped Mastery Cycle Learning of Calculus II using a Plethora of Tools.
J Todd Lee*, Elon University
(1125971657)

9:25 a.m.
Slope and Direction Fields  Online, Without Java.
Darryl K Nester*, Bluffton University, Bluffton, Ohio
(1125342458)

9:35 a.m.
Playing with Multivariable Calculus Concepts Wearing 3D Glasses.
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1125971718)

9:50 a.m.
Interactive textbooks in MathBook XML.
Matt Boelkins, Grand Valley State University
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
Bruce Yoshiwara, Los Angeles Pierce College
(1125973046)

9:55 a.m.
An OER textbook for Calculusbased Probability and Statistics using Mathbook XML.
John P. Travis*, Mississippi College
(1125601338)

10:00 a.m.
OneOnOne/Mingling Time

11:00 a.m.
Adaptations of Learning Glass Technology in Undergraduate STEM Education.
Shawn Firouzian*, University of California San Diego
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Richard Levine, San Diego State University
Matt Anderson, San Diego State University
(1125002994)

11:05 a.m.
Creating a Synchronous Learning environment through Advances in Technology.
Vandana Sharma*, Arizona State University
(1125972625)

11:15 a.m.
"You ask ME a question!" What happens when we let students "strike back" on online quizzes?
Brendan W Sullivan*, Emmanuel College
(1125972177)

11:20 a.m.
Assessing online teaching versus traditional facetofact teaching across multiple sections of service mathematics courses.
Ju Zhou*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Yun Lu, Kutztown university of Pennsylvania
(1125001722)

11:30 a.m.
Two gadgets  Simulations Using the Language Processing and Cell Phone Cameras.
Frank Wattenberg*, United States Military Academy
(1125972367)

11:35 a.m.
The Clickers They Carry: Using smartphones and open platforms for spontaneous student feedback.
Drew C. Youngren*, New York University
(1125972862)

11:45 a.m.
GestureBased Geometry on Mobile Platforms.
Michael Hvidsten*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(112597449)

11:50 a.m.
Using MyMathLab for teaching undergraduate Mathematics courses.
Bariaa Ghazi Shatila*, Flagler College
(112597603)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, III
Piedmont, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
A predatorprey model for the ecological system in a lake with the effect of acid rain.
Sharee Brewer*, Fisk University
Taylor Swett, Fisk University
Qingxia Li, Fisk University
(1125VC1310)

8:15 a.m.
Incoherent Matrices for Compressed Sensing.
Ghanshyam Bhatt*, Tennessee State University
(1125VC1313)

8:30 a.m.
Multiplayer Fibonacci Nim.
Annela R Kelly*, Bridgewater State University
(1125VC1325)

8:45 a.m.
Efficient Numerical Methods for Magnetohydrodynamics Flow.
Timo Heister, Clemson University
Muhammad Mohebujjaman*, Clemson University
Leo Rebholz, Clemson University
(1125VC1337)

9:00 a.m.
Development of Modal Interval Algorithm for Solving Continuous Minimax Problems.
Xin Luo*, The University of Alabama
Min Sun, The University of Alabama
(1125VC1437)

9:15 a.m.
WaveInduced Momentum Transport through a NonUniformly Stratified Thin Layer near the Tropoause.
Ryan Joseph Nicely*, Arizona State University
Ali S Cole, Arizona State University
Mohammed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1125VC1448)

9:30 a.m.
A Numerical Simulation of Mountain Waves.
Alexandra S Cole*, Arizona State University
Ryan J Nicely, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1125VC1450)

9:45 a.m.
Impact of Stability above, below and within the Tropopause on Mountain WaveInduced Momentum Transfer to the Stratosphere.
Duane C Harris*, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
Collin Kofroth, Arizona State University
(1125VC1452)

10:00 a.m.
Elliptic Curve based RFID authentication scheme and its software implementation.
Parshuram Budhathoki*, Cameron University
(1125VC1527)

10:15 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of the Protostellar Jet HH24 C/E.
Connor D Lincoln*, Arizona State University
Carl Gardner, Arizona State University
(1125VC1551)

10:30 a.m.
Leading indicators of bifurcations in ecological systems.
Suzanne M. O'Regan*, North Carolina A&T State University
Danielle L. Burton, University of Tennessee
(1125VC1578)

10:45 a.m.
Global Existence of Solutions to Shallow Water Equations with Alternative Frictional Operators.
Collin Kofroth*, Arizona State University
Don Jones, Arizona State University
(1125VC1592)

11:00 a.m.
Pseudo Quantum Steganography and MBand Wavelet based Denoising in Color Barcode.
Hieu Nguyen*, Western Connecticut State University
Julia Yu, Ridgefield High School
Sarah Zhao, Phillips Academy
Xiaodi Wang, Western Connecticut State University
(1125VC1625)

11:15 a.m.
A Bisection Method for the Banded Hyperbolic Quadratic Eigenvalue Problem.
Ahmed T. Ali*, University of Texas Arlington
Li RenCeng, University of Texas Arlington
(1125VC1633)

11:30 a.m.
Connecting Regionalscale Tree Distribution Models with Seed Dispersal Kernels.
Ram C Neupane*, University of Wisconsin Whitewater
(1125VC1654)

11:45 a.m.
Techniques in Lattice Basis Reduction.
Bal K. Khadka*, Georgia Military College
Spyros M. Magliveras, Florida Atlantic University
(1125VC1678)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Geometry
Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
On Path Width and Bridge Index of Virtual Knots.
Noureen Khan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1125VE76)

8:15 a.m.
Intrinsic Surfaces of Revolution.
Daniel J Freese*, Liberty University
(1125VE890)

8:30 a.m.
A New Set of Axioms for Metric Geometry.
Bangyan Wen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Yi Lin, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein University
(1125VE1002)

8:45 a.m.
Distance in Geometry.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(1125VE1254)

9:00 a.m.
Minimal tilings of the unit square.
Iwan Praton*, Franklin & Marshall College
(1125VE1451)

9:15 a.m.
Who Really Proved the Ispoerimetric Theorem?
James Case*, Baltimore MD
(1125VE1897)

9:30 a.m.
Seeing the Light: Connecting Conic Section Representations Using Flashlights and Parametric Functions.
Jonathan M. Clark*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Lauren J. Clark, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125VE2032)

9:45 a.m.
Random walks on Gromov hyperbolic spaces.
Matt Sunderland*, Graduate Center CUNY
(1125VE2825)

10:00 a.m.
3Ellipses on Spheres.
Alfredo Villanueva*, Savannah State University
(1125VE2869)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Other Topics, III
Roswell, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sugihara's Impossible Cylinder Illusion.
David Richeson*, Dickinson College
(1125VW1195)

8:15 a.m.
Outer Billiards, Fuchisan Groups, and Fundamental Regions.
Stephanie Loewen, Grand Valley State University
Tristan Wells*, Kansas State University
(1125VW1427)

8:30 a.m.
When do we get erroneous roots?
Steven Gottlieb*, Saugerties, New York
Chris McCarthy, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
(1125VW1440)

8:45 a.m.
Mathematics Education Research Abroad: Observations from ICME13.
Emelie A Kenney*, Siena College
(1125VW1531)

9:00 a.m.
Enumerations on Nondecreasing Dyck Paths.
Leandro Junes*, California University of Pennsylvania
Rigoberto Florez, The Citadel
Eva Czabarka, University of South Carolina
(1125VW1496)

9:15 a.m.
The Settlers of "Catanbinatorics".
Susanna MolitorisMiller*, Kennesaw State University
Brian Kronenthal, Kutztown University
Jathan Austin, Salisbury University
(1125VW1697)

9:30 a.m.
Constructing a matroid from a finite group.
Xueyi Lei*, Washington & Jefferson College
(1125VW1931)

9:45 a.m.
Subtraction Squares.
R. Daniel Hurwitz*, Skidmore College
(1125VW1988)

10:00 a.m.
FourMovement Classical Symphony: Mentoring PreService Teachers Through IBL Model.
Annie Han*, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
Fangyang Shen, City Tech, The City University of New York
(1125VW2008)

10:15 a.m.
Principal Component Analysis in Image Processing.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(1125VW1892)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Probability and Statistics, III
Baker, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Machine Learning for the Classification of Toxicological Endpoints.
Channing S. Parker*, James Madison University
Joshua R. Abrams, University of Arizona
Denise J. Harness, East Tennessee State University
Nina E. Galanter, Grinnell College
(1125VP115)

8:15 a.m.
Mixing Times for a Generalization of the CurieWeiss Model via Aggregate Path Coupling.
Peter Otto, Willamette University
Benjamin Savoie*, University of Michigan  Flint
Ana Wright, Willamette University
Renjun Zhu, University of California  Berkeley
(1125VP2631)

8:30 a.m.
Corners in treelike tableaux.
Amanda Lohss*, Drexel University
Paweł Hitczenko, Drexel University
(1125VP2805)

8:45 a.m.
Towards Developing Strategies for Winning at Pickn Lotteries.
Gerald Y Agbegha*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125VP2829)

9:00 a.m.
Decentralized changepoint detection in correlated sensor networks.
Grigory Sokolov*, SUNY at Binghamton
Georgios Fellouris, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125VP2706)

9:15 a.m.
Characterizing the space of distributions of simple stochastic processes.
Josh M Beal*, Indiana University East
(1125VP2511)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Adjusted Empirical Likelihood for Longmemory Time Series Models.
Ramadha D Piyadi Gamage*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Wei Ning, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Arjun K Gupta, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
(1125VP2741)

9:45 a.m.
A Return Level Analysis of the 2016 Blizzard in New York City.
Mintaek Lee*, Boise State University
Jaechoul Lee, Boise State University
(1125VP2798)

10:00 a.m.
A Multivariate Longitudinal Analysis of the effects of Depressive Symptoms, Financial Strain and Self Rated Health on Spiritual Connectedness.
Budhinath Padhy*, State University of New York at Oswego
Gemechis Djira, South Dakota State University
(1125VP2800)

10:15 a.m.
On the Association of Certain Feller Processes.
Eddie Tu*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125VP2489)

10:30 a.m.
If Twitter Could Vote: Predicting Primary Results using Social Media.
Adam Swayze*, Tarleton State University
Mikaela Jordan, Tarleton State University
Joseph Brown, Tarleton State University
(1125VP2666)

10:45 a.m.
REML for cure rate model with extra partial information of diagnostic results.
Durga H Kutal*, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
(1125VP2874)

11:00 a.m.
Mathematical Analysis of Lottery Voting.
Stephanie Thrash*, St. Edward's University
Nicole Buczkowski, Jacksonville University
(1125VP3039)

11:15 a.m.
The Role of Technology in Overcoming the Common and Resistant Misconceptions about Probability.
Kemal Akoglu*, North Carolina State University
(1125VP3067)

11:30 a.m.
Regional Discrepancies in Cancer Mortality Rates.
Keshav P. Pokhrel*, University of MichiganDearborn
(1125VP3116)

3:45 p.m.
Relocated talk  1125VP 647 Steve Bacinski

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics Applied to the Physical Sciences
Techwood, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

8:00 a.m.
Surface Energy in BondCounting Models.
Tim Krumwiede*, University of Tennessee
Tim P Schulze, University of Tennessee
(1125701381)

8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dynamics and locomotion of flexible foils in a frictional medium.
Xiaolin Wang*, University of Michigan
Silas Alben, University of Michigan
(1125702066)

8:30 a.m.
TALK RELOCATED: Inverse problems related to monitoring depth profile of residual stress via Rayleighwave dispersion.
Yue Chen*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Auburn University at Montgomery
ChiSing Man, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
Kazumi Tanuma, Department of Mathematics, Gunma University, Japan
(1125741067)

8:45 a.m.
Damage Modeling using Dissipation Potentials for State Based Peridynamic Fracture Evolution.
Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University
Eyad Said*, Louisiana State University
(1125742251)

9:00 a.m.
An efficient particle vortex method for vorticity dynamics in free space.
Ling Xu*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Robert Krasny, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
(112576598)

9:15 a.m.
WellPosedness for Systems of FluidParticle Interaction.
Joshua Ballew*, Carnegie Mellon University
Konstantina Trivisa, University of Maryland, College Park
(112576739)

9:30 a.m.
Viscous erosion and generalized traction integral equations.
William H Mitchell*, University of WisconsinMadison
Saverio Spagnolie, University of WisconsinMadison
(1125761188)

9:45 a.m.
Flying Spiders: Simulating and modeling the dynamics of ballooning.
Longhua Zhao*, Case Western Reserve University
Angela Chuang, University of Tennessee
Iordanka N. Panayotova, Christopher Newport University
Kimberly S. Sheldon, University of Tennessee
Lydia Bourouiba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laura A. Miller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1125762206)

10:00 a.m.
Wave intensity analysis of left ventriclesystemic arteries interaction.
Weiwei Chen*, University of Glasgow
Hao Gao, University of Glasgow
Xiaoyu Luo, University of Glasgow
Nicholas A Hill, University of Glasgow
(1125762278)

10:15 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of a Fluid Ratchet using an Immersed Boundary Framework.
John C Chrispell*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1125762691)

10:30 a.m.
Tailoring Tails in Taylor Dispersion: How Boundaries Shape Chemical Deliveries in Microfluidics.
Manuchehr Aminian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Francesca Bernardi*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Daniel M. Harris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard M. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1125762708)

10:45 a.m.
Nonlinear dynamics and analysis of Intracranial Saccular Aneurysms with growth and remodeling.
Manal Badgaish*, George Mason University
JengEng Lin, George Mason University
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(1125762888)

11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A 3dimensional model of sperm motility in a Brinkman fluid.
Nguyenho Ho*, University of Cincinnati
Karin Leiderman, Colorado School of Mines
Sarah Olson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1125762917)

11:15 a.m.
Coupled microring cavities under PTsymmetry.
Alexey Sukhinin*, University of Vermont
(1125781706)

11:30 a.m.
Computation of wavefront aberration in rigid gas permeable corneal lenses.
Sanjeewa S K Karunarathna*, Texas Tech University
Ram Iyer, Texas Tech University
(1125782545)

11:45 a.m.
Prescribed Curvature and Optics.
Sarah G Rody*, Drexel University
(1125782646)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on PIC Math and Preparing Students for Nonacademic Careers
Embassy C, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University mdorff@math.byu.edu
Elly Farnell, Kenyon College
Suzanne Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

8:00 a.m.
Students solving research problems from industry.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
(1125L13120)

8:20 a.m.
Successes and Trials with PIC Math and Beyond.
Michael W Schroeder*, Marshall University
(1125L12514)

8:40 a.m.
Joint Program for PIC Math between Two Institutions.
Hyunju Oh, Bennett College
Jan Rychtar*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1125L11443)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics Seminar class: undergraduate research in mathematics.
Zhifu Xie*, University of Southern Mississippi
(1125L11464)

9:20 a.m.
Achieving Balance in a PIC Math Course.
Steve M Cohen*, Roosevelt University
(1125L12864)

9:40 a.m.
Please Come Back: Analyzing Alumni and Donor Data in my PIC Math Course.
Chris Camfield*, Hendrix College
(1125L12215)

10:00 a.m.
Learning Objectives and Assessment Techniques in a Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematical Sciences Course.
Christina M. Selby*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Joseph A. Eichholz, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1125L12652)

10:20 a.m.
How to find good industrial mathematics problems?
Namyong Lee*, Minnesota State University
(1125L13126)

10:40 a.m.
PIC Math at Winthrop University: Finding Problems, Course Design, and Lessons Learned.
Zachary J Abernathy*, Winthrop University
(1125L12601)

11:00 a.m.
Gathering Research Problems from Local Industries: Our Experience in the N. Kentucky and Cincinnati Area.
Dhanuja Kasturiratna*, Northern Kentucky University
Lisa Holden, Northern Kentucky University
(1125L11683)

11:20 a.m.
Designing an Industrial Project Course for Mathematics Majors.
Laura M Smith*, California State University, Fullerton
(1125L1103)

11:40 a.m.
Introducing Industrial Problems via Capstone Experience.
Stephen Pankavich*, Colorado School of Mines
(1125L12141)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
International A, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
On Nonlocal KellerSegel Type Equations.
Suleyman Ulusoy*, Sakarya, Turkey
(1125351394)

8:15 a.m.
Blowup problems for the heat equation with a local nonlinear Neumann boundary condition.
Xin Yang*, Michigan State University
(11253536)

8:30 a.m.
Global regularity for the 2D magnetomicropolar equations with partial dissipation.
Dipendra Regmi*, Farmingdale State College (SUNY)
(112535149)

8:45 a.m.
On a family of inhomogeneous torsional creep problems.
Marian Bocea*, Loyola University Chicago
(112535326)

9:00 a.m.
Weak wellposedness of a fully coupled model of chemical thermoporoelasticity arising in petroleum rock mechanics.
Tetyana Malysheva*, University of Wisconsin  Green Bay
Luther W. White, University of Oklahoma
(112535342)

9:15 a.m.
Weak solutions and blowup for wave equations of $p$Laplacian type with supercritical sources.
Pei Pei*, Otterbein University
Mohammad Rammaha, University of NebraskaLincon
Daniel Toundykov, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112535479)

9:30 a.m.
Identification of time dependent control parameter through finite difference method in parabolic partial differential equation.
Melvin Lipka*, Cameron University
Narayan Thapa, Cameron University
(112535518)

9:45 a.m.
On the Semigroup Generator for the Total Linearization of a HydroElasticity Model.
Steven Derochers*, North Carolina State University
(112535579)

10:00 a.m.
Operator Differential Equations in Hilbert Spaces.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(112535675)

10:15 a.m.
A DualFlux Conservation Law for Plume Migration in Carbon Sequestration.
Elisabeth MM Brown*, North Carolina State University
Michael Shearer, North Carolina State University
(112535786)

10:30 a.m.
Existence and symmetry of smallamplitude solitary water waves with discontinuous vorticity.
Adelaide Akers*, University of MissouriColumbia
(112535822)

10:45 a.m.
A theory of synchrony for active compartments with delayed coupled through bulk diffusion.
Bin Xu*, University of Utah
Paul Bressloff, University of Utah
(112535834)

11:00 a.m.
On RiemannRochLiouville theorem for elliptic PDEs on abelian coverings.
Minh Kha*, Texas A&M University
Peter Kuchment, Texas A&M University
Yehuda Pinchover, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(1125351074)

11:15 a.m.
Analysis of steady states for classes of reactiondiffusion equations with Ushaped density dependent dispersal on the boundary.
Jerome Goddard II, Auburn University at Montgomery
Quinn Morris*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Catherine Payne, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jordan Price, Auburn University at Montgomery
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1125351078)

11:30 a.m.
Uniqueness results for classes of semipositone $p$Laplacian problems.
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Inbo Sim, University of Ulsan
Byungjae Son*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1125351092)

11:45 a.m.
Validated Numerics Methods for Mixed Boundary Value Problem for the System of Elastostatics.
Hussein Awala*, Temple University
(1125351520)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on The Advancement of Open Educational Resources, I
A702, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu
Jeremy Russell, The College of New Jersey

8:00 a.m.
Curated Courses in Mathematics: Resources for Creation of Online Mathematics Content.
Petra BonfertTaylor*, Dartmouth College
Sarah E. Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine
Tom Roby, UConn
(1125B5216)

8:20 a.m.
Open Source Materials for QL: Modeling & Personal Financial Mathematics.
Lindsay Orlando*, Austin Community College
Mary Parker, Austin Community College
(1125B53010)

8:40 a.m.
Building a Better Business Calculus (for Free!).
Eric D Bancroft*, Grove City College
(1125B51703)

9:00 a.m.
Active Calculus: Recent Developments.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1125B5236)

9:20 a.m.
Sage Cells: Making Sage Accessible to Students, Teachers, and Authors.
Thomas W. Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(1125B5959)

9:40 a.m.
The Journey of one Open Source Applied Combinatorics Text.
Mitchel T. Keller*, Washington & Lee University
(1125B51166)

10:00 a.m.
Using OERs Extensively in a Flipped Geometry Classroom.
Roger Wolbert*, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(1125B53025)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Creation and Implementation of Effective Homework Assignments, III
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Judy Holdener, Kenyon College

8:00 a.m.
Are graphing skills a thing of the past?
Monika Kiss*, Saint Leo University
Brian Camp, Saint Leo University
Doris Van KampenBreit, Saint Leo University
Shawn Weatherford, Saint Leo University
(1125A51141)

8:20 a.m.
The Practicality of Writing Prompts in FreshmanLevel Math Courses.
Benjamin Gaines*, Iona College
(1125A5741)

8:40 a.m.
Shifting Feedback and Responsibility: Homework Presentations.
Erika L. Ward*, Jacksonville University
(1125A52522)

9:00 a.m.
Assigning Homework via Mixed Practice.
Lori Carmack*, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
(1125A51859)

9:20 a.m.
Learning Math Through Your Arm.
Patricia L Hale*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1125A5524)

9:40 a.m.
A Blended Approach to Homework Design Promotes Critical Thinking.
Filippo Posta*, Grand Canyon University
(1125A52076)

10:00 a.m.
Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair: Filling in the Gaps in Online Homework.
Sara L Malec*, Hood College
(1125A52507)

10:20 a.m.
Balancing online work and written work in calculus and general studies courses.
Shelley B. Rohde*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
(1125A5285)

10:40 a.m.
Attempting to develop students' communication and critical thinking skills while using an online homework system.
Michelle L Ghrist*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1125A52938)

11:00 a.m.
Creating Effective Online Homework Problems in Algebra, Calculus, and Differential Equations (Using WeBWorK).
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1125A52233)

11:20 a.m.
Writing effective questions and creating a successful homework system.
David McCune*, William Jewell College
(1125A5353)

11:40 a.m.
Challenge Investigations in a Sophomore/JuniorLevel Geometry Course.
Matthew J Haines*, Augsburg College
(1125A52316)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Special Session on Number Theory, I
A704, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, University of California, San Diego alina@math.ucsd.edu
Ellen Eischen, University of Oregon eeischen@uoforegon.edu

8:00 a.m.
RingLWE for the number theorist.
Yara Elias, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Ekin Ozman, Boğaziçi University
Kristin E. Lauter, Microsoft Research
Katherine E Stange*, University of Colorado Boulder
(112511747)

8:30 a.m.
Curves with many automorphisms.
Irene Bouw, Ulm University
Wei Ho, University of Michigan
Beth Malmskog, Villanova University
Renate Scheidler, University of Calgary
Padmavathi Srinivasan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Christelle Vincent*, University of Vermont
(112514159)

9:00 a.m.
The inverse Galois problem for symplectic groups.
Valentijn Karemaker*, University of Pennsylvania
Sara AriasdeReyna, University of Seville
Cécile Armana, Université de FrancheComté
Marusia Rebolledo, Université Blaise Pascal ClermontFerrand 2
Lara Thomas, Université de FrancheComté
Núria Vila, University of Barcelona
(112511641)

9:30 a.m.
Explicit constructions of Ramanujan Bigraphs.
Cristina M Ballantine*, College of the Holy Cross
Brooke Feigon, The City College of New York
Radhika Ganapathy, University of British Columbia
Janne Kool, Max Plank Institute for Mathematics
Kathrin Maurischat, University of Heidelberg
Amy Wooding, McGill University
(112520746)

10:00 a.m.
Classification of Elliptic Fibrations of a Singular K3 Surface.
Marie José Bertin, Jussieu Institute of Mathematics, Pierre and Marie Curie University, France
Alice Garbagnai, University of Milan,Italy
Ruthi Hortsch*, Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics
Odile Lecacheux, Jussieu Institute of Mathematics, Pierre and Marie Curie University, France
Makiko Mase, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Cecília Salgado, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ursula Whitcher, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(112511783)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetries of Rational Functions Arising in Ecalle's Study of Multiple Zeta Values.
Adriana Salerno*, Bates College
Damaris Schindler, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics
Amanda Tucker, SUNY Geneseo
(1125111323)

11:00 a.m.
Orbital Integrals and Shalika Germs for $\mathfrak{sl}_n$ and $\mathfrak{sp}_{2n}$.
Sharon M Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
Julia Gordon, University of British Columbia
Lance Robson, Vancouver, British Columbia
(1125111139)

11:30 a.m.
Transfer of Transfer.
Thomas C. Hales, University of Pittsburgh
Julia Gordon*, University of British Columbia
Sharon Frechette, College of the Holy Cross
Lance Robson, Vancouver, BC
(1125221605)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on New Directions in Quantitative Literacy for General Education, in Honor of Lynn Steen
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Catherine Crockett, Point Loma Nazarene University
Gary Franchy, Southwestern Michigan College
Andrew Miller, Belmont University andrew.miller@belmont.edu

Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Women in Analysis (In Honor of Cora Sadosky), I
Embassy E, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Alexander Reznikov, Vanderbilt University aleksandr.b.reznikov@vanderbilt.edu
Oleksandra Beznosova, University of Alabama
HyunKyoung Kwon, University of Alabama
Katharine Ott, Bates College

8:30 a.m.
Boundary value problems for second order parabolic and elliptic operators.
Jill C Pipher*, Brown University
(1125351568)

9:00 a.m.
The Dirichlet problem for elliptic systems with data in Köthe function spaces.
Irina Mitrea*, Department of Mathematics, Temple University
(1125351949)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of 2+1 DiffusiveDispersive PDE Arising in River Braiding.
Saleh Tanveer, The Ohio State University
Charis Tsikkou*, West Virginia University
(112535811)

10:00 a.m.
Box approximation for a pseudodifferential operator with an unbounded symbol.
Vita Borovyk*, University of Cincinnati
Konstantin Makarov, University of Missouri
(1125471261)

10:30 a.m.
On an extension of Minkowski's theorem for measures.
Galyna V Livshyts*, Georgia institute of technology
(112552432)

11:00 a.m.
Persistence as a spectral property.
Naomi Feldheim, Stanford University
Ohad Feldheim, Stanford University
Shahaf Nitzan*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125421680)

11:30 a.m.
Falconer conjecture and its variants.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Rochester
(112542620)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Grand Hall, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Arrival time.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Tobias Holck Colding*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125009)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Expansions of Divisible Ordered Abelian Groups Without the Independence Property.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Alfred R Dolich*, Kingsborough Community College and The Graduate Center (CUNY)
(112503857)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Statistical Education of Teachers
L504 & L505, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Anna E. Bargagliotti, Loyola Marymount University
Christine Franklin, University of Georgia
Denise Spangler, University of Georgia

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
Teaching an Applied Topology Course
L508, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Williams College
Robert Franzosa, University of Maine

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
Teaching an Introduction to the Mathematics of Computer Graphics
L506 & L507, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Nathan C. Carter, Bentley University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
Outside the Equation  Exploring Alternative Forms of Mathematical Communication
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Samuel Hansen, ACMEScience
Panelists:
Anna Haensch, Dusquense Univeristy
Robert Schneider, Emory University
Edmund Harriss, University of Arkansas
Tim Chartier, Davidson College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Roadblocks for Implementing Active Learning Strategies in Calculus Courses
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Debbie Gochenaur, Shippensburg University
Larissa Schroeder, University of Hartford
Panelists:
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Matthew Boelkins, Grand Valley State University
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Using Interactive Dynamic Technology in Teaching Introductory Statistics: SimulationBased Inference.
M304, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Presenters:
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Chris Franklin, American Statistics Association
Darren Starnes, The Lawrenceville School

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Transforming PostSecondary Education (TPSE) Mathematics: Implications for the Preparation of African American Undergraduates and Institutions.
A708, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Moderators:
Duane Cooper, Morehouse College
Panelists:
Sylvester James Gates,Jr., University of Maryland at College Park
Frank Ingram, WinstonSalem State University
Asamoah Nkwanta, Morgan State University
Suzanne L. Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Saturday January 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Centennial Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Computation and information in sofic shifts.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Linda Brown Westrick*, University of Connecticut
(112500123)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Weird Ways to Multiply (and isn't the spelling of "weird" weird?)
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Presenters:
James Tanton, MAA

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting
A708, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Finding meaningful patterns: the decoding of the human microbiome.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Susan Holmes*, Stanford University
(1125A026)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:30 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Logic and Foundations
Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

10:30 a.m.
Split Principles.
Kaethe Minden*, The Graduate Center, CUNY
(1125VJ1927)

10:45 a.m.
A Mitchelllike order for Ramsey cardinals.
Erin Carmody, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Victoria Gitman, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Miha E. Habič*, The Graduate Center, CUNY
(1125VJ1928)

11:00 a.m.
Term Functors and Signature Product Models: A Brief.
Cyrus F Nourani, DAI TU Berlin,DE & SFU Burnaby, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Patrik Eklund*, Umea University, Department of Computing Science, SE90187 Umea, Sweden
(1125VJ2308)

11:15 a.m.
Club Guessing in Prikry Models.
Shehzad Ahmed*, Ohio University
(1125VJ2463)

11:30 a.m.
Separable equivalence.
Ron Taylor*, Berry College
Carter Smith, Georgia Tech / Berry College
Michael Papazian, Berry College
(1125VJ2942)

11:45 a.m.
Effective Categoricity of Infinite Directed Graphs and Trees.
Hakim J. Walker*, The George Washington University
(1125VJ3013)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
The Impact of High School Calculus on the Transition to College Mathematics
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Brendan Murphy, John Bapst High School
Panelists:
Vilma Mesa, University of Michigan
Dixie Ross, Pflugerville High School
Phillip Sadler, Harvard University
Bill Trapp, The College Board

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
What We Talk About When We Talk About Mathematics
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Samuel Hansen, ACMEScience
Colin Adams, Williams College and Author
Panelists:
Beth Malmskog, Villanova University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 10:45 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Project NExT Session
Surviving and Thriving in Your First Course using Active Learning Techniques
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Leesa Anzaldo, University of WisconsinMadison
Sarah Hanusch, SUNY Oswego
Scott Hottovy, United States Naval Academy
Ben Wilson, Stevenson University
Presenters:
Martha Byrne, Sonoma State University
Randall Crist, Creighton University
Eric Hsu, San Francisco State University
Thomas LoFaro, Gustavus Adolphus College
Panelists:
Amanda Sutherland, Shenandoah University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
An application of model theory to noncommutative algebra.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Rahim Moosa*, University of Waterloo
(112503122)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers(SIGMAA MCST) Special Presentation
Math Circle Demonstration
Regency Ballroom V, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
MathematiCon Special Presentation
Mathemagician
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Presenters:
Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MathematiCon Presents: Showtime!
Three highly entertaining mathematics presentations by Arthur Benjamin, Sarah Greenwald, and Tim and Tanya Chartier.
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:20 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MathematiCon Special Presentation
Mathematical morsels from the Simpsons and Futurama.
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Presenters:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:40 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MathematiCon Special Presentation
Mimematics
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Presenters:
Tanya Chartier, The Davidson Center
Tim Chartier, Davidson College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Paths of minimal lengths on the set of exact differential $k$forms.
A708, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Wilfrid D. Gangbo*, Mathematics Department, UCLA
Bernard Dacorogna, EPFL, Swiss
Olivier Kneuss, Industry
(1125492327)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advanced Mathematical Programming and Applications
M301, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Ram N. Mohapatra, University of Central Florida ram.mohapatra@ucf.edu
Ram U. Verma, University of North Texas
Gayatri Pany, Indian Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
A study on vector invex equilibrium problems with convexificator approach.
Gayatri Pany*, Indian Institute of Technology
(112590338)

1:30 p.m.
On the asymptotic behavior of the solutions to the general weighted low rank approximation as one block of the weights approach to infinity.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
Aritra Dutta, University of Central Florida
(1125152490)

2:00 p.m.
Self Adjoint Operator Harmonic ChebyshevGrüss Inequalities.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(112547157)

2:30 p.m.
Extended Complementarity Problems.
Sabyasachi Pani*, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
Bijaya Kumar Sahu, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
(1125901566)

3:00 p.m.
A Problem of Weighted LowRank Approximation of Matrices and its Applications in Machine Learning.
Aritra Dutta*, University of Central Florida
Xin Li, University of Central Florida
(1125652488)

3:30 p.m.
Optimal methods to withstand cyber attacks: two case studies.
Rachid Ait Maalem Lahcen*, University of Central Florida
(1125493007)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Programming Approach Applied to Solve Aircraft Recovery Problems.
Deepmala*, SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
R. N. Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(112549757)

4:30 p.m.
On relations between vector variational inequality and nonsmooth vector optimization problems via strict minimizers.
Balendu Bhooshan Upadhyay*, National Institute of Technology Manipur
(112590701)

5:00 p.m.
Possibilistic Optimization: Some Recent Developments.
Pankaj Gupta*, Department of Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi110007, India
(1125901758)

5:30 p.m.
Portfolio Optimization: Some Recent Developments.
Mukesh Kumar Mehlawat*, University of Delhi, India
(1125901764)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory and Arithmetic, II
Inman, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Robert Lemke Oliver, Tufts University robert.lemke_oliver@tufts.edu
Paul Pollack, University of Georgia
Frank Thorne, University of South Carolina

1:00 p.m.
Zeros of normalized combinations of the Riemann Xi function on the critical line.
Sneha Chaubey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Amita Malik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Nicolas Robles, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112511990)

1:30 p.m.
On $r$gaps between zeros of the Riemann zetafunction.
Caroline TurnageButterbaugh*, Duke University
(1125112148)

2:00 p.m.
Microlocal analysis on representations and numbertheoretic applications.
Paul D Nelson*, ETH Zurich
(1125112857)

2:30 p.m.
Averages of twisted $\mathrm{GL}(2)$ $L$functions.
Jesse Thorner*, Stanford University
(112511986)

3:00 p.m.
Average central values of the degree 4 $L$function on $\text{GSp}(4)/\mathbb{Q}$.
Maria Monica Nastasescu*, Brown University
(1125111770)

3:30 p.m.
Cubic Moments of $L$functions and the Petersson formula for newforms.
Ian Petrow*, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
(112511803)

4:00 p.m.
The 4th moment of quadratic Dirichlet $L$functions in function fields.
Alexandra M Florea*, Stanford University
(112511825)

4:30 p.m.
Sums of arithmetic functions over short intervals.
Brad Rodgers*, University of Michigan
(112511864)

5:00 p.m.
Correlations of multiplicative functions and applications.
Oleksiy Klurman*, Department of Mathematics, University of Montreal and University College London
(1125111650)

5:30 p.m.
New Sifting Iterations.
Zarathustra Elessar Brady*, Stanford
(1125112077)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Applications of Partially Ordered Sets in Algebraic, Topological, and Enumerative Combinatorics, II
Spring, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Rafael S. González D'León, University of Kentucky rafaeldleon@uky.edu
Joshua Hallam, Wake Forest University

1:00 p.m.
Homology of Filters in the Partition Lattice.
Dustin Hedmark*, University of Kentucky
(112505816)

1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: CMonoids in Species and Posets.
Miguel A. Mendez*, Universidad Antonio Nariño (UAN)
(112512978)

2:00 p.m.
On conjugacy classes of $S_n$ containing all irreducibles.
Sheila Sundaram*, Pierrepont School, Westport, CT
(1125051720)

2:30 p.m.
A poset approach to the $q$Stirling numbers.
Yue Cai*, Texas A&M University
Margaret Readdy, University of Kentucky
(112505316)

3:00 p.m.
Infinite Neighbor Complexes.
James J Madden, Louisiana State University
Trevor McGuire*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(1125051144)

3:30 p.m.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: Progress on the $1/32/3$ Conjecture.
Emily J Olson*, Michigan State University
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University
(1125052276)

4:00 p.m.
The configuration space of a robotic arm in a tunnel.
Federico Ardila*, San Francisco State University
Hanner Bastidas, Universidad del Valle
Cesar Ceballos, University of Vienna
John Guo, San Francisco State University
(112505303)

4:30 p.m.
The Frankl Conjecture for subgroup lattices.
Alireza Abdollahi, University of Isfahan
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
Gjergji Zaimi, Los Angeles, CA
(112505896)

5:00 p.m.
Baxter posets.
Emily Meehan*, North Carolina State University
(1125051101)

5:30 p.m.
Parabolic generalizations of the Catalan numbers.
Matthew J Willis*, Wesleyan University
(112505357)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II
Dunwoody, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
James McLaughlin, West Chester University jmclaughlin@wcupa.edu
Geremías Polanco, Hampshire College
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College

1:00 p.m.
Some questions related to $R_{II}$ continued fractions.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(112533683)

2:00 p.m.
Continued fractions and Stern polynomials.
Karl Dilcher*, Dalhousie University
Larry Ericksen, Millville, NJ
(1125111306)

2:30 p.m.
Continued fractions from Stern numbers and generalized polynomials.
Larry Ericksen*, Millville, New Jersey
Karl Dilcher, Dalhousie University
(1125111686)

3:00 p.m.
SuperApollonian continued fractions.
Sneha Chaubey, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Elena Fuchs, University of California, Davis
Robert Hines*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Katherine Stange, University of Colorado, Boulder
(112511933)

3:30 p.m.
Simple applications of continued fractions and an elementary result on Heron's algorithm (with a generalization to $n$adic numbers).
Antonino Leonardis*, Milan, Italy
(1125111224)

4:00 p.m.
On multidimensional Diophantine approximation of algebraic numbers.
Csanád Bertók*, University of Debrecen, Institute of Mathematics, Hungary
Attila Pethő, University of Debrecen, Institute of Informatics, Hungary
Michael E. Pohst, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
(112511727)

4:30 p.m.
On the subgroup generated by solutions of Pell's equation and elements of order 2 in the corresponding quotient group.
Elena C. Covill, Siena College
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Nikolai A. Krylov*, Siena College
(112511992)

5:00 p.m.
Indefinite forms, continued fractions, and binary necklaces.
Barry R Smith*, Lebanon Valley College
(112511116)

5:30 p.m.
Conjugates and reduced surds for non simple continued fractions.
John Greene*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Jesse Schmieg, University of Minnesota Duluth
(11251182)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Graphs and Matrices, II
Embassy D, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Sudipta Mallik, Northern Arizona University sudiptamallik.cu@gmail.com
Keivan Hassani Monfared, University of Calgary
Bryan Shader, University of Wyoming

1:00 p.m.
Average mixing of quantum walks.
Chris Godsil*, University of Waterloo
(112515887)

2:00 p.m.
Quantum state transfer on graphs with potential.
Mark Kempton*, Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Harvard University
(1125052788)

2:30 p.m.
Nowherezero bases for the nullspace of the incidence matrices of graphs.
Saieed Akbari, Sharif University of Technology
Amir Hossein Ghodrati, Sharif University of Technology
Shahriar Shahriari*, Pomona College
(1125051735)

3:00 p.m.
The Eigenvalues of the Graphs $D(4,q)$.
G. Eric Moorhouse, Department of Mathematics, University of Wyoming
Shuying Sun*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
Jason Williford, Department of Mathematics, University of Wyoming
(112505225)

3:30 p.m.
Combinatorial conditions that preclude SAPpiness.
Louis Deaett, Quinnipiac University
Colin M Garnett*, Black Hills State University
(1125151620)

4:00 p.m.
Algebraic conditions induced by matrix patterns.
Louis Deaett*, Quinnipiac University
Colin Garnett, Black Hills State University
(1125151645)

4:30 p.m.
Generalizations of the Strong Arnold Property and the inverse eigenvalue problem of a graph.
Leslie Hogben*, Iowa State University and American Institute of Mathematics
(112515334)

5:00 p.m.
Signed graphs with maximum nullity at most two.
Marina Arav*, Georgia State University
Frank Hall, Georgia State University
Hein van der Holst, Georgia State University
Zongshan Li, Georgia State University
(1125152169)

5:30 p.m.
Essential sign change numbers of full sign pattern matrices.
Xiaofeng Chen, Chongqing Jiaotong University
Wei Fang, North University of China
Wei Gao, Auburn University
Yubin Gao, North University of China
Guangming Jing, Georgia State University
Zhongshan Li*, Georgia State University
Yanling Shao, North University of China
Lihua Zhang, Georgia State University
(1125152042)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Group Actions and Geometric Structures, II
International C, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Anna Wienhard, Universität Heidelberg wienhard@mathi.uniheidelberg.de
Jeffrey Danciger, University of Texas at Austin

1:00 p.m.
Fast NielsenThurston Classification.
Dan Margalit*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Balazs Strenner, Georgia Institute of Technology
S. Őykü Yurttaş, Dicle University
(1125571356)

2:00 p.m.
The geometry of locally homogeneous complex manifolds.
Andrew Michael Sanders*, University of Heidelberg
(112551557)

2:30 p.m.
Classification of generalized cusps.
Samuel A Ballas*, Florida State University
Daryl Cooper, University of California Santa Barbara
Arielle Leitner, Technion
(112551732)

3:00 p.m.
A disconnected deformation space of rational maps.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University/AMS
Sarah Koch, University of Michigan
(112557429)

4:00 p.m.
TIME CHANGED: Spectral networks craft hour.
Aaron Fenyes*, University of Toronto
(1125571874)

4:30 p.m.
The braid group of crystallographic complex reflection groups.
Philip C Puente*, University of North Texas
(1125552703)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Multivariate Signal Analysis, II
International 9, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida M.Nashed@ucf.edu
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserslautern
Otmar Scherzer, University of Vienna

1:00 p.m.
ShannonType Sampling, PaleyWiener Reproducing Hilbert Space Structure, and MultiVariate Antenna Problem.
Willi Freeden*, University of Kaiserslautern
M Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida
(1125421477)

1:30 p.m.
Ultrasonic tomography inversion of the Helmholtz equation via indefinite convolution.
Frank Stenger*, University of Utah
(1125413121)

2:00 p.m.
Some inverse problems and boundary controls for phasespace transport equations.
Guillaume Bal*, Columbia University
(1125352144)

2:30 p.m.
Inverse Transport and AcoustoOptic Imaging.
John C Schotland*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(1125351587)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical implementation of $\pi$line reconstruction formulas in tomography.
Adel Faridani*, Oregon State University
(1125652183)

3:30 p.m.
Inverse Problems for the Wave Equation on Graphs.
Sergei Avdonin*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Nina Avdonina, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Julian Edward, Florida International University
(1125931028)

4:00 p.m.
Stability in an hybrid inverse conductivity problems from minimal data.
Alexandru Tamasan*, University of Central Florida
(1125353135)

4:30 p.m.
Graph filter banks and signal reconstruction.
Cheng Cheng*, University of Central Florida
Junzheng Jiang, Guilin University of Electronic Technology
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida
(1125941684)

5:00 p.m.
Variational Multiscale Estimators for Nonparametric Regression and Statistical Inverse Problems.
Miguel del Alamo*, Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, GeorgAugustUniversity Goettingen
Axel Munk, Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, GeorgAugustUniversity Goettingen
Housen Li, Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, GeorgAugustUniversity Goettingen
(1125621825)

5:30 p.m.
Parameter Choices for Fast Harmonic Spline Approximation.
Martin Gutting*, University of Siegen, Germany
(1125652263)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Mathematical Modeling Contest Papers: Insights for Instructors and Students
L504 & L505, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Gregory Rhoads, Appalachian State University
William Bauldry, Appalachian State University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Signal Processing and Information, II
International 10, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Rayan Saab, University of California, San Diego rsaab@ucsd.edu
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University

1:00 p.m.
On Generalized Phase Retrieval.
Yang Wang*, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(112541893)

1:30 p.m.
Phase Retrieval: under Corruption or with Quantization.
Thang Huynh*, UC San Diego
(1125901009)

2:00 p.m.
Multichannel Blind Deconvolution: New models, Fast algorithms, and Mathematical Performance Guarantees.
Justin Romberg*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kiryung Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ning Tian, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125941143)

2:30 p.m.
Error moments and optimal sampling distributions for the randomized Kaczmarz algorithm.
Alexander M Powell*, Vanderbilt University
Xuemei Chen, University of San Francisco
(1125421292)

3:00 p.m.
Batched Stochastic Gradient Descent with Weighted Sampling.
Deanna Needell*, Claremont McKenna College / UCLA
Rachel Ward, UT Austin
(112565182)

3:30 p.m.
Breaking sample complexity barriers via nonconvex optimization?
Mahdi Soltanolkotabi*, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
(112549795)

4:00 p.m.
A tale of two bases: localnonlocal regularization on image patches with convolution framelets.
Rujie Yin*, Department of Mathematics, Duke University
Tingran Gao, Department of Mathematics, Duke University
Yue M. Lu, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Ingrid Daubechies, Department of Mathematics, Duke University
(112541627)

4:30 p.m.
Some recent advances on equiangular tight frames.
Matthew Fickus*, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Air Force Institute of Technology
(112542224)

5:00 p.m.
Biangular Harmonic Frames.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
John Haas, University of Missouri
Amineh Farzannia, University of Missouri
Tin T. Tran, Department of Mathematics
(112543687)

5:30 p.m.
1Bit Tensor Completion.
Navid Ghadermarzy*, Mathematics Department, University of British Columbia
Yaniv Plan, Mathematics Department, University of British Columbia
Ozgur Yilmaz, Mathematics Department, University of British Columbia
(112594853)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Measure and Measurable Dynamics (In Memory of Dorothy Maharam, 19172014)
M101, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Cesar Silva, Williams College csilva@williams.edu

1:00 p.m.
Benford's Law: Detecting Fraud in Business Using Ergodic Theory.
Jane M. Hawkins*, Univ. of N. Carolina at Chapel Hill
(112537758)

2:00 p.m.
Dorothy Maharam's "On orbits under ergodic measure preserving transformations".
Terrence M Adams*, U.S. Government
(112537774)

2:30 p.m.
RadonNikodym derivatives for rational $p$adic translations.
Joanna Furno*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
(1125371421)

3:00 p.m.
Proximal and distal equivalence of minimal flows.
Joseph Auslander*, University of Maryland
(1125372217)

3:30 p.m.
Polynomial ergodic descent and uniformly metastable convergence.
Eduardo Dueñez*, University of Texas, San Antonio
José N Iovino, University of Texas, San Antonio
(1125372337)

4:00 p.m.
Distances between regular languages using entropy.
Kelly B. Yancey*, Institute for Defense Analyses  Center for Computing Sciences
Austin J. Parker, Institute for Defense Analyses  Center for Computing Sciences
Matthew P. Yancey, Institute for Defense Analyses  Center for Computing Sciences
(112537691)

4:30 p.m.
Partially Bounded Transformations have Trivial Centralizer.
Johann D. Gaebler*, Harvard University
Cesar E. Silva, Williams College
Xiaoyu Xu, Princeton University
Zirui Zhou, University of California, Berkeley
(1125371077)

5:00 p.m.
Qptimal Quantization.
Dogan Comez, North Dakota State University
Mrinal K Roychowdhury*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112537759)

5:30 p.m.
The mathematical work of Dorothy Maharam in ergodic theory and measure theory.
Cesar E Silva*, Williams College
(1125372600)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Minimal Integral Models of Algebraic Curves, II
The Learning Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Tony Shaska, Oakland University shaska@oakland.edu

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Regular models of curves.
Dino J Lorenzini*, University of Georgia
(1125141334)

2:00 p.m.
The Satake sextic in elliptic fibrations on K3.
Andreas Malmendier*, Utah State University
Tony Shaska, Oakland University
(1125142062)

3:00 p.m.
Surjectivity of Galois Representations in Rational Families of Abelian Varieties.
Ashvin A Swaminathan*, Harvard University
Aaron Landesman, Stanford University
James Tao, Harvard University
Yujie Xu, California Institute of Technology
(112511879)

3:30 p.m.
Dessins d'enfants and a curve of Wiman.
Emilio Bujalance, UNED, Spain
Antonio F. Costa, UNED, Spain
Milagros Izquierdo*, Linköping University, Sweden
(112514289)

4:00 p.m.
Conductors and minimal discriminants of hyperelliptic curves.
Padmavathi Srinivasan*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125112325)

5:00 p.m.
Higherorder Weierstrass points on certain hyperelliptic curves, superelliptic curves, and associated towers.
Caleb McKinley Shor*, Western New England University
(1125142886)

5:30 p.m.
An explicit theta lift from Hilbert modular forms to Siegel parmodular forms.
Malcolm Edward Rupert*, University of Idaho
(1125113012)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on NSFD Discretizations: Recent Advances, Applications, and Unresolved Issues
L405 & L406, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu
Ronald E. Mickens, Clark Atlanta University

1:00 p.m.
What is a NSFD Scheme?
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(112539485)

2:00 p.m.
A NSFD Scheme For Discretizing Radial Derivatives: History, Application and Significance.
Ron Buckmire*, National Science Foundation
(112565407)

2:30 p.m.
Construction of Dynamicallyconsistent Discretetime Models Arising in the Natural and Engineering Sciences.
Abba Gumell*, Arizona State University
(112592490)

3:00 p.m.
Continuous and discrete models for the declines of honeybee colonies.
Jean MS Lubuma*, University of Pretoria
Mataeli B Lerata, University of Pretoria
Abdullahi Yusuf, University of Pretoria
(11259298)

3:30 p.m.
NSFDMs as FOFDMs for robust simulation of parameter sensitive partial differential equations.
Kailash C. Patidar*, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
(11256529)

4:00 p.m.
Employing Conservation Laws to Construct Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes.
Talitha M Washington*, Howard University
(112539957)

4:30 p.m.
A Class of Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods for Autonomous Dynamical Systems.
Hristo V Kojouharov*, The University of Texas at Arlington
Daniel T Wood, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Dobromir T Dimitrov, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
(112565850)

5:00 p.m.
Creating Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes : Why Bother?
Oluwaseye Adekanye*, Howard University
Talitha Washington, Howard University
(112539401)

5:30 p.m.
Global Dynamics and Geometry of Competitive Maps.
E Cabral Balreira*, Trinity University
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
Rafael Luis, Center for Mathematical Analysis, Geometry, and Dynamical Systems, Technical University of Lisbon
(1125511397)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on New Developments in Noncommutative Algebra & Representation Theory, II
A705, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
Chelsea Walton, Temple University

1:00 p.m.
Cartan Subalgebras for Quantum Symmetric Pair Coideals.
Gail Letzter*, National Security Agency
(112517725)

1:30 p.m.
BernsteinSato polynomials and monodromy conjectures for Weyl arrangements.
Asilata Bapat*, The University of Georgia
Robin Walters, Northeastern University
(1125172191)

2:00 p.m.
Quivers from Double Bruhat Cells of KacMoody Algebras.
Maitreyee Chandramohan Kulkarni*, Louisiana State University
(1125002164)

2:30 p.m.
Higher SchurWeyl duality for Lie supersubalgebras.
Mee Seong Im*, United States Military Academy, West Point
(112516476)

3:00 p.m.
Automorphisms, derivations, and subalgebras of the insertionelimination algebra.
Emilie B Wiesner*, Ithaca College
Matthew Ondrus, Weber State University
(112517373)

3:30 p.m.
Path algebras of quivers and representations of locally finite Lie algebras.
J Hennig*, University of Alberta
S Sierra, University of Edinburgh
(1125172403)

4:00 p.m.
On the structures of Hopf algebras in prime characteristic.
Van C. Nguyen*, Northeastern University
Xingting Wang, Temple University
(1125161349)

4:30 p.m.
Nonnoetherian Hopf algebras versus noetherian Hopf algebras.
Xingting Wang*, Temple University
Xiaolan Yu, Hangzhou Normal University
Yinhuo Zhang, University of Hasselt
(1125161769)

5:00 p.m.
Projectivity and tensor products for some Hopf algebras.
Julia Plavnik*, Texas A&M University
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University
(112516998)

5:30 p.m.
Eigenvalues of rotations in ribbon fusion categories.
Daniel Barter, University of Michigan
Corey Jones, Australian National University
Henry Tucker*, UC San Diego
(1125182833)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Open & Accessible Problems for Undergraduate Research, II
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Allison Henrich, Seattle University henricha@seattleu.edu
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Nicholas Scoville, Ursinus College

1:00 p.m.
Some open problems in computational Galois theory.
Chad Awtrey*, Elon University
(1125121660)

1:30 p.m.
Undergraduate Research for Non Academic Careers.
Alicia Prieto Langarica*, Youngstown State University
(1125972518)

2:00 p.m.
Projects for Undergraduates in the construction of solutions to truncated Moment Problems and applications to PDEs.
C Flores*, California State University Channel Islands
(1125353142)

2:30 p.m.
Open accessible problems in knot theory.
Colin Adams*, Williams College
(112557606)

3:00 p.m.
Knot mosaics  something for everyone.
Lew Ludwig*, Denison University
(1125551639)

3:30 p.m.
Some problems related to networks, random walks and choice.
Kenneth Stephen Berenhaut*, Wake Forest University
(1125602951)

4:00 p.m.
Undergraduate research projects in graph theory.
Dewey Taylor*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1125052785)

4:30 p.m.
Puzzle type undergraduate projects in combinatorics and graph theory.
Darren A. Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1125051017)

5:00 p.m.
Prime labelings of graphs with the Gaussian integers.
Steven Klee*, Seattle University
(1125051052)

5:30 p.m.
Data Mining the MathFeed News App.
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1125622632)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on PDE Analysis on Fluid Flows, II
Embassy F, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University x2xu@odu.edu
Geng Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronghua Pan, Georgia Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Deterministic and stochastic aspects of fluid mixing.
Michele Coti Zelati*, University of Maryland
(112535772)

1:30 p.m.
Uniqueness for shock reflection problem.
GuiQiang Chen, University of Oxford, UK
Mikhail Feldman*, University of WisconsinMadison
Wei Xiang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(1125352142)

2:00 p.m.
Singular Shocks in a Chromatography Model.
Charis Tsikkou*, West Virginia University
(112535812)

2:30 p.m.
Hyperbolic Conservation Laws for Isometric Immersions.
Dehua Wang*, University of Pittsburgh
(112535885)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Global wellposedness of cubic CamassaHolm equations.
Qingtian Zhang*, University of California, Davis
(112535922)

4:00 p.m.
Global dynamics of CahnHilliardBrinkman equations in critical space.
Kun Zhao*, Tulane University
(112535662)

4:30 p.m.
Coupling of free flow with porous media flow.
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University
(1125352097)

5:00 p.m.
Analysis of microstructures in martensiteaustenite phase transitions using sharp variational bounds.
Oleksandr Misiats*, Courant Institute, NYU
Robert Kohn, Courant Institute, NYU
Stefan Muller, University of Bonn
(112535109)

5:30 p.m.
The quasigeostrophic equations for largescale geophysical flows with a free surface.
Qingshan Chen*, Clemson University
(112535456)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Pure and Applied Talks by Women Math Warriors Presented by EDGE (Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education)
M106 & M107, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Candice Price, University of San Diego candice.r.price@gmail.com
Amy Buchman, Tulane University

1:00 p.m.
What is the EDGE(Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education) Program?
Amy Buchmann, Tulane University
Candice Price*, University of San Diego
(1125002899)

1:30 p.m.
Slender body theory: an error analysis.
Laurel A Ohm*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(1125762530)

2:00 p.m.
Synchrony and the dynamic dichotomy in a class of matrix population models.
Amy Veprauskas*, University of Louisiana, Lafayette
(1125921512)

2:30 p.m.
Rat GPS: Drawing Place Field Diagrams of Neural Codes Using Toric Ideals.
Nida K. Obatake*, Texas A&M University
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University
Nora E. Youngs, Colby College
(112592246)

3:00 p.m.
A Computational Model of Ciliary Beating.
Amy Buchmann*, Tulane University
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University
Lisa Fauci, Tulane University
(1125762889)

3:30 p.m.
The Generating Family Cohomology Ring for Legendrian Submanifolds.
Ziva Myer*, Bryn Mawr College
(1125531051)

4:00 p.m.
Forget Yellow: Follow the Properly Colored Brick Road Instead.
Kathleen Ryan*, DeSales University
Vincent Coll, Lehigh University
Jonelle Hook, Mount St. Mary's University
Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University
Karen McCready, King's College
(1125051478)

4:30 p.m.
SuperCatalan numbers and rooted binary trees.
Stefanie Wang*, Iowa State University
(1125171194)

5:00 p.m.
A new lower bound for a vertexidentifying code in general graphs.
Ryan R. Martin, Iowa State University
Brendon Stanton, US Government
Shanise Walker*, Iowa State University
(112505356)

5:30 p.m.
Saturation and Constructing $(K_te)$saturated graphs.
Jessica Fuller*, Emory University
Ronald J. Gould, Emory University
(112505920)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Impact of Light and Temperature on the Transpiration Ratio of Plants.
Payson Merrit Lippert*, Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Laurie Battle, Montana Tech of the University of Montana
(112592440)

1:30 p.m.
Living on the Edge: Improved Reconstruction of Fourier Series using Jump Information with Applications to MRI.
Jade LarrivaLatt, Wellesley College
Angela Morrison*, Albion College
Alison Radgowski, Goucher College
Joseph Tobin, University of Virginia
(1125422406)

2:00 p.m.
Predicting methane concentration in the atmosphere through mathematical modeling, computation and simulation.
Christopher Moro*, Inter American University of PR Bayamon Campus
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
Carmen Caiseda, Inter American University of PR Bayamon Campus
(1125652650)

2:30 p.m.
On sets of cardinality 2 of nondecreasing diameter.
Adam T. O'Neal*, Marshall University
Michael Schroeder, Marshall University
(112505792)

3:00 p.m.
Classically Integral Quadratic Forms Excepting at Most Two Values.
Madeleine Barowsky*, Wellesley College
William Damron, Davidson College
Andres Mejia, Bard College
Frederick Saia, Tufts University
Nolan Schock, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Katherine Thompson, DePaul University
(112511125)

3:30 p.m.
Enumeration of Triangles in a $2^{t}$th Residue Graph.
Benjamin J. Hamlin*, Armstrong State University
Joshua K. Lambert, Armstrong State University
Mark R. Budden, Western Carolina University
(1125051066)

4:00 p.m.
Isoperimetric tiling in the hyperbolic plane.
Leonardo Di Giosia, Lewis & Clark College and Williams College
Jahanger Habib, Williams College
Lea Kenigsberg, Stony Brook University and Williams College
Dylanger Pittman, Williams College
Weitao Zhu*, Williams College
(112551543)

4:30 p.m.
The Log Convex Density Conjecture in Hyperbolic Space.
Leonardo S. Digiosia*, Lewis & Clark College, Williams College
Lea Kenigsberg, Stony Brook University, Williams College
Dylanger Pittman, Williams College
Jay Habib, Williams College
Weitao Zhu, WIlliams College
(112553583)

5:00 p.m.
Double Bubbles In Borell Space.
Leonardo DiGiosia, Lewis & Clark College
Jahangir Habib, Williams College
Lea Kenigsberg, Stony Brook University
Dylanger Pittman*, Williams College
Weitao Zhu, Williams College
(1125511372)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Teaching Assistant Development Programs: Why and How?, II
International 3, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College solomon.friedberg@bc.edu
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego
Lisa Townsley, University Of Georgia

1:00 p.m.
A Dean's Perspective.
David Manderscheid*, The Ohio State University
(112597766)

1:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Instructor Mentorship Model: A professional development that trains experienced graduate students to pedagogically mentor novice mathematics graduate student instructors.
Sean P Yee*, University of South Carolina
Kimberly Rogers, Bowling Green State University
(11259746)

2:00 p.m.
TIME CHANGED: The Teaching Seminar and Beyond: What Do Graduate Students Find Valuable as They Learn to Teach?
Juliana V. Belding*, Boston College
(112597719)

2:30 p.m.
Using research on student learning and teachers' knowledge to design professional development for novice college mathematics instructors.
Natasha M. Speer*, The University of Maine
(1125972383)

3:00 p.m.
Mentoring GTAs as they teach: Providing tools to develop successful teachers.
Lisa Townsley*, University of Georgia
(1125971428)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: `I teach' versus `I am a teacher': The Role of Identity in Graduate Student Professional Development.
Eliza Dargan Gallagher*, Clemson University
(112597813)

4:00 p.m.
TIME CHANGED: Identifying Opportunities to Renovate the Professional Development of Teaching Assistants.
Fabiana Cardetti*, University of Connecticut
(112597982)

4:30 p.m.
How can we help novice college mathematics instructors know what their students know? Questioning strategies and formative assessment for the college mathematics classroom.
Jack Bookman*, Duke University
(1125972480)

5:00 p.m.
Rutgers TA Training: Continuity and Change.
Michael Weingart*, Rutgers University
(1125001227)

5:30 p.m.
From Graduate Student to Classroom Teacher: Constructing Pathways for Success.
Robin J. Gottlieb*, Harvard University
Jameel Habib AlAidroos, Harvard University
(112597681)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
Teaching ModelingFirst Differential EquationsTechnology and Complete End Game Efforts.
L506 & L507, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Rosemary Farley, Manhattan College
Jon Paynter, US Military Academy
Therese Shelton, Southwestern College
Patrice Tiffany, Manhattan College
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15: Part A
Unraveling Four Interesting Ciphers
L508, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Chris Christensen, Northern Kentucky University
Jeffrey Ehme, Spelman College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Women in Analysis (In Honor of Cora Sadosky), II
Embassy E, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Alexander Reznikov, Vanderbilt University aleksandr.b.reznikov@vanderbilt.edu
Oleksandra Beznosova, University of Alabama
HyunKyoung Kwon, University of Alabama
Katharine Ott, Bates College

1:00 p.m.
Equivalent definitions of product Hardy spaces on spaces of homogeneous type.
Maria Cristina Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
(1125462015)

1:30 p.m.
Higher order Journe commutators and multiparameter BMO.
Stefanie Petermichl*, Universite Paul Sabatier
(112542360)

2:00 p.m.
Cesàrotype operators on Hardy and Bergman space of analytic functions on the unit ball.
Snehalatha Ballamoole*, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
Thomas Len Miller, Mississippi State University
Vivien Glass Miller, Mississippi State University
Mathew Scott McBride, Mississippi State University
(1125322431)

2:30 p.m.
Wavelet Sets in Vector Spaces over Cyclic Groups of Prime Order.
Azita Mayeli*, City University of New York, The Graduate Center and Queensborough
(1125422340)

3:00 p.m.
Uniform sparse domination of singular integrals via dyadic shifts.
Amalia Culiuc*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Francesco Di Plinio, The University of Virginia
Yumeng Ou, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125261894)

3:30 p.m.
Recent Results in Sparse Domination.
Michael T Lacey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(112542114)

4:00 p.m.
MuckenhouptWheeden conjectures for sparse operators.
Cong Q Hoang*, University of Alabama
Kabe Moen, University of Alabama
(112542575)

4:30 p.m.
Strong pseudoconvexity in infinite dimension.
Sofia OrtegaCastillo*, CIMAT (Mexico)
(1125323062)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Associative and Nonassociative Rings and Algebras, Category Theory, and Homological Algebra
Fairlie, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
The Bar Simplicial Module.
Jacob Laubacher*, Bowling Green State University
Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University
Alin Stancu, Columbus State University
(112516106)

1:15 p.m.
Global Dimension of Connected Hopf Algebras.
Daniel O Yee*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(112516274)

1:30 p.m.
An Invitation to $\mathcal{A}$Calculus for Undergraduates.
James S. Cook*, Liberty University
(112516276)

1:45 p.m.
Calculus on a Real Associative Algebra.
Daniel J Freese*, Liberty University
(112516892)

2:00 p.m.
The Cancellation Problem for Some Quantum Algebras.
Xin Tang*, Math & Computer Science, Fayetteville State University
(1125161485)

2:15 p.m.
Associativity and Infinite Matrices.
Daniel P. Bossaller*, Ohio University
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University
(1125161499)

2:30 p.m.
Presenting cyclotomic Schur algebras.
Jieru Zhu*, University of Oklahoma
Jonathan Kujawa, University of Oklahoma
(1125161828)

2:45 p.m.
On the representation theory of the marked Brauer algebra.
Benjiman C Tharp*, University of Oklahoma
(1125162002)

3:00 p.m.
Structure of certain von Neumann regular rings.
Hazar M. AbuKhuzam*, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
(1125162026)

3:15 p.m.
Drinfeld orbifold algebras for symmetric groups.
Briana FosterGreenwood*, Cal Poly Pomona
Cathy Kriloff, Idaho State University
(1125162235)

3:30 p.m.
Strongly NonSingular Rings, MoritaEquivalence, and the Maximal Ring of Quotients.
Bradley S. McQuaig*, Auburn University
(1125162253)

3:45 p.m.
Gröbner basis for local Weyl modules for the hyper and trucated current $\mathfrak{sl}_2$algebras.
Angelo Bianchi, Federal University of São Paulo (ICT  Unifesp), Brazil
Evan Wilson*, Franklin & Marshall University
(112517312)

4:00 p.m.
New Realization of Twisted Toroidal Lie Algebras.
Naihuan Jing, North Carolina State University
Chad R. Mangum*, Niagara University
Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University
(112517335)

4:15 p.m.
Crystal folding.
John M. Dusel*, Whittier College
(1125171800)

4:30 p.m.
Multiplicities of maximal dominant weights of integrable modules.
Rebecca L. Jayne*, HampdenSydney College
(1125171993)

4:45 p.m.
Principal Subspaces of Twisted Modules of Lattice Vertex Operator Algebras.
Michael Penn*, Colorado College
Christopher Sadowski, Ursinus College
Gautam Webb, University of Oregon
(1125172472)

5:00 p.m.
Invariants of the FreeFermion Vertex Algebra under the Action of $\mathbb{Z}/2$.
Olivia Chandrasekhar*, The Colorado College
Hanbo Shao, The Colorado College
Michael Penn, The Colorado College
(1125172572)

5:15 p.m.
Diagrammatic categorification of the Chebyshev polynomials.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
(1125181534)

5:30 p.m.
Categorified Geometry through Stacks of 2Rings.
Karthik Yegnesh*, Lansdale, Pennsylvania
(1125181582)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, IV
Greenbriar, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
Vertex Minimal Graphs with Dihedral Symmetry.
LindseyKay Lauderdale*, University of Texas at Tyler
Christina Graves, University of Texas at Tyler
Stephen Graves, University of Texas at Tyler
(1125052422)

1:15 p.m.
On Robust Colorings of the HammingDistance Graph.
Isaiah Harney*, University of Kentucky
Heide GluesingLuerssen, University of Kentucky
(1125052481)

1:30 p.m.
Unimodal rooted forests.
Katie Anders*, University of Texas at Tyler
Kassie Archer, University of Texas at Tyler
(1125052500)

1:45 p.m.
A RemmelWhitney style rule for products of quasisymmetric and symmetric Schur functions.
Elizabeth Niese*, Marshall University
(1125052533)

2:00 p.m.
Patternavoiding cycles.
Kassie Archer*, University of Texas at Tyler
LindseyKay Lauderdale, University of Texas at Tyler
(1125052577)

2:15 p.m.
Multiplicative properties of partitions of integers.
Stephen M. Gagola III*, Miami University
(1125052579)

2:30 p.m.
Base Size Sets and Determining Sets.
Joshua D Laison*, Willamette University
Erin M McNicholas, Willamette University
Nicole S Seaders, Oregon State University
(1125052589)

2:45 p.m.
A Pattern Avoidance Criteria for Parabolic Fiber Bundle Structures of Schubert Varieties.
Timothy Alland*, Oklahoma State University
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
(1125052649)

3:00 p.m.
Reconstructing Partitions from their Multisets of $k$Minors.
Pakawut Jiradilok*, Harvard University
(1125052661)

3:15 p.m.
Not all communities are far apart: Incorporating community distance into community detection.
Stephen J Young*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tobias Hagge, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Patrick Mackey, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Kathleen Nowak, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jennifer Webster, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1125052851)

3:30 p.m.
Oriented Gain Graphs, Line Graphs and Eigenvalues.
Nathan H Reff*, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
(1125052872)

3:45 p.m.
Computing Odd Graceful Labelings in Noncomputable Graphs.
Taylor McMillan*, University of Northern Colorado
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
(1125052900)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Enumeration of $k$FussCatalan paths and $(k, r)$FussSchröder paths.
JiYoon Jung*, Marshall University
Suhyung An, Yonsei University
Sangwook Kim, Chonnam National University
(1125052996)

4:30 p.m.
Involution Factorizations of Random Permutations Chosen from the Ewens Distribution.
Charles D. Burnette*, Drexel University
Eric Schmutz, Drexel University
(1125053005)

4:45 p.m.
On Chromatic Number of Generalized Kneser Graphs.
Amir Jafari*, Sharif University of Technology
Sharareh Alipour, Sharif University of Technology
(1125053106)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Commutative Algebra, Linear and Multilinear Algebra and Matrix Theory
International 1, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Some properties of saturations of submodules.
Lokendra Paudel, The University of Akron
Simplice Tchamna*, Georgia College
(112513565)

1:15 p.m.
Polynomial and power series rings with finite quotients.
Greg Oman, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Adam Salminen*, University of Evansville
(1125131264)

1:30 p.m.
Foundations of BoijSöderberg Theory for Grassmannians.
Nic Ford, University of California, Berkeley
Jake Levinson*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Steven Sam, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(1125131545)

1:45 p.m.
A class of modules with infinite regularity.
Luigi Ferraro*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1125131698)

2:00 p.m.
The Classification of ZeroDivisor Graphs of Commutative Rings Without Identity.
Darrin Weber*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125131975)

2:15 p.m.
Homological characterizations of quasicomplete intersections.
Jason M Lutz*, Gonzaga University
(1125132513)

2:30 p.m.
Trace ideals of modules and algebras over commutative rings.
Haydee Lindo*, Williams College
(1125132702)

2:45 p.m.
Nonunique factorization in the ring of integervalued polynomials.
Paul Baginski*, Fairfield University
Gregory Knapp, Case Western Reserve University
Jad Salem, Oberlin College
Gabrielle Scullard, University of Rochester
(1125133031)

3:00 p.m.
Existence of totally reflexive modules in graded local rings with Hilbert series $1+et+(e1)t^2$.
Basanti Sharma Poudyal*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1125133134)

3:15 p.m.
A Novel Technique for Calculating the Effective Resistance of an Undirected Graph.
Emily J Evans*, Brigham Young University
Jeffery Humpherys, Brigham Young University
Nathaniel Merrill, Brigham Young University
(112515730)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Weighted MoorePenrose Inverses and the Fundamental Theorem of EvenOrder Tensors with Einstein Product.
Jun Ji*, Kennesaw State University
Yimin Wei, Fudan University
(1125151189)

3:45 p.m.
The eprsequence over a field of characteristic 2.
Xavier MartinezRivera*, Iowa State University
(1125151278)

4:00 p.m.
Derivations of the Lie algebra of strictly block upper triangular matrices.
Prakash Ghimire*, Louisiana State University Of Alexandria
(1125151833)

4:15 p.m.
Symmetrization of Principal Minors and Cycle Sums.
Huajun Huang, Auburn University
Luke Oeding*, Auburn University
(1125151973)

4:30 p.m.
A New Characterization of Simultaneous Lyapunov Diagonal Stability via Hadamard Products.
Mehmet Gumus*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Jianhong Xu, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(1125152411)

4:45 p.m.
A new spectral graph entropy.
Robert Erra*, EPITA  FRANCE
Marwan Burelle, EPITA  FRANCE
Alexandre Letois, EPITA  FRANCE
Mark Angoustures, Akheros & CNAM Paris
(1125152442)

5:00 p.m.
The minimum rank problem on loop graphs.
Jephian C.H. Lin*, Iowa State University
(1125152495)

5:15 p.m.
The Determinant of Graphs Joined by Edges.
Boyko Gyurov, Georgia Gwinnett College
Daniel Pinzon*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125152890)

5:30 p.m.
Related problems to the BernsteinSzegő moment problem in two variables.
Chung Y Wong*, The College of New Jersey
Hugo J Woerdeman, Drexel University
(1125152934)

5:45 p.m.
On the structure of certain class of Hankellike Kernels.
Troy Banks*, Salisbury University
(1125153000)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum  Ideas and Innovations for Teaching, II
A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
John S. Caughman, Portland State University
Art Duval, University of Texas El Paso
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University elise314@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
Introductory Combinatorics: Language, Visual Representations, and Models.
Susanna S. Epp*, DePaul University
(1125C1611)

1:20 p.m.
How to Help Your Students Prove Combinatorial Identities.
Elise Lockwood*, Oregon State University
(1125C12804)

1:40 p.m.
Teaching Combinatorics to Diverse Student Interests.
Jeffrey W. Clark*, Elon University
(1125C1760)

2:00 p.m.
A Candy Exchange, Legos and a Brand New Car!
Cayla D. McBee*, Providence College
(1125C12887)

2:20 p.m.
TeamBased Learning in Discrete Math.
Katie V. Johnson*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1125C1680)

2:40 p.m.
"Small Teaching" in Introduction to Discrete Mathematics.
Debra L. Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1125C11799)

3:00 p.m.
Success with StandardsBased Grading in Discrete Mathematics.
Jean Marie Linhart*, Central Washington University
(1125C12363)

3:20 p.m.
Guided Discovery Based Learning in Discrete Mathematics via Pre & Inclass Activities.
Feryal Alayont*, Grand Valley State University
(1125C12710)

3:40 p.m.
Teaching Approaches in Discrete Mathematics for Preservice Teachers.
Ali S Shaqlaih*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1125C12505)

4:00 p.m.
Partnering for Success: Developing a high school discrete mathematics curriculum Connecting a university course with a local high school course using the standards for mathematical practice.
Osvaldo D. Soto*, University of California San Diego
(1125C13110)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Do Mathematicians Really Need Philosophy?
A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Carl Behrens, Alexandria VA
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University bgold@monmouth.edu

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Geometry, Differential Geometry, Mathematical Physics
Techwood, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Is there a Simpson's line for a quadrilateral?
Tanvir Prince*, Hostos Community College
(1125515)

1:15 p.m.
History of Geometry's Origin and Development and Connection to Various Mathematical Fields.
Lina Wu*, Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeThe City University of New York
(112551369)

1:30 p.m.
Rational Points over Finite Fields on A Family of Higher Genus Curves And Hypergeometric Functions.
Yih Sung*, University of WisconsinMadison
(112551497)

1:45 p.m.
Image reconstruction from limited view Radon data using GPCA.
Slghi Choi*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1125511070)

2:00 p.m.
Topological Measure of Order on Lattice Patterns.
Rachel A. Neville*, Colorado State University
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
Mark Bradley, Colorado State University
Francis Motta, Duke University
Daniel Pearson, Colorado State University
(1125512802)

2:15 p.m.
On the Stationary Acceleration of the Frenet Curves in 3Dimensional Lie Groups.
Nemat Abazari*, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences.
Ilgin Sager, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(1125532)

2:30 p.m.
NonSolvable Subalgebras of g L (4, R).
Ryad Ghanam*, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
Gerard Thompson, University of Toledo
(112553239)

2:45 p.m.
The $G$invariant spectrum and nonorbifold singularities.
Ian M Adelstein*, Trinity College
Mary R Sandoval, Trinity College
(112553501)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral Geometry of the Steklov Problem on Orbifolds.
Teresa AriasMarco, University of Extremadura
Emily Dryden, Bucknell University
Carolyn Gordon, Dartmouth College
Asma Hassannezhad, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Allie Ray*, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Elizabeth Stanhope, Lewis and Clark College
(1125531622)

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Compact Gradient Shrinking Ricci Solitons, the HitchinThorpe Inequality, and Spin Structures.
Brian Klatt*, Lehigh University
(1125531929)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Gauss Maps of Embeddings into Calibrated Manifolds and the hPrinciple.
Ibrahim Unal*, Middle East Technical University
(1125532559)

3:45 p.m.
Classification of Spacetimes with Symmetry.
Jesse W. Hicks*, Dixie State University
(1125532565)

4:00 p.m.
Symplectically replacing plumbings with Euler characteristic 2 4manifolds.
Jonathan Simone*, University of Virginia
(1125532878)

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Quantum analogues of geometric information theoretic inequalities.
Stefan Huber, IAS & Technical University of Munich, Germany
Robert Koenig, IAS & Technical University of Munich, Germany
Anna Vershynina*, BCAM (Basque Center for Applied Mathematics), Bilbao, Spain
(112581197)

4:30 p.m.
Fusion rules for some tensor categories attached to KazhdanLusztig cells in Coxeter groups.
Tianyuan Xu*, University of Oregon
(112581973)

4:45 p.m.
Critical Points in the Spectrum of Infinite Periodic Graphs.
Ram Band, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A&M University
Tracy Weyand*, Baylor University
(1125811424)

5:00 p.m.
Factor ordering and path integral measure for quantum gravity in (1+1) dimensions.
Rachel Maitra*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
John Haga, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1125832830)

5:15 p.m.
The Geometry of the Complex Matter Space in Relativistic Quantum Mechanics.
R. R. Ahangar*, Texas A& M University Kingsville
(1125832929)

5:30 p.m.
Astrophysical Jet HH30: Hot, Dense, and Colorful.
Perry Bialek Vargas*, Arizona State University
Carl Gardner, Arizona State University
Jeremiah Jones, Arizona State University
(1125851120)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, V
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Theron Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Brian P. Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

1:00 p.m.
CutApart Proofs: a handson activity in varied contexts.
Carol Gwosdz Gee*, St. Edward's University
(1125G12347)

1:20 p.m.
Clock Buddies: An Engaging, OpenEnded Scheduling Activity with Mathematical Depth and Pedagogical Flexibility.
Debra K. Borkovitz*, Wheelock College
(1125G12586)

1:40 p.m.
Flipping Precalculus through Guided Notes.
Dywayne A Nicely*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(1125G1379)

2:00 p.m.
IBL Calculus I Successes and Failures.
Susan B Crook*, Loras College
(1125G11724)

2:20 p.m.
When IBL drops in to Calculus: A cautionary tale.
KarlDieter Crisman*, Gordon College
(1125G11205)

2:40 p.m.
Implementing POGIL Activities in a Community College FirstSemester Calculus Course.
Miriam HarrisBotzum*, Lehigh Carbon Community College
(1125G1826)

3:00 p.m.
Towards guided reinvention of Riemann sums and the Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus.
Robert L Sachs*, George Mason University
(1125G12497)

3:20 p.m.
Using InquiryBased Learning to Explore Applications of Integration.
Jonathan P. Keiter*, East Stroudsburg University
(1125G12306)

3:40 p.m.
Inquiry based Calculus with Difference: Continuous and Discrete Modeling of Mathematics in Population Growth.
Celil Ekici*, University of the Virgin Islands
Christopher Plyley, University of the Virgin Islands
(1125G11400)

4:00 p.m.
Using Image Processing to Inspire Inquiry in Real Analysis Courses.
Marie Snipes*, Kenyon College
Tom Asaki, Washington State University
Chris Camfield, Hendrix College
Heather Moon, LewisClark State College
(1125G12645)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Intertwining Mathematics with Social Justice in the Classroom, II
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Catherine Buell, Fitchburg State University
Zeynep Teymuroglu, Rollins College
Joanna Wares, University of Richmond jwares@richmond.edu
Carl Yerger, Davidson College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, IV
Piedmont, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
Strategies and tactics to approximate the diameter and the center of a graph or a point set.
Robert Erra*, EPITA  FRANCE
Marwan Burelle, EPITA  FRANCE
Alexandre Letois, EPITA  FRANCE
Mark Angoustures, Akheros & CNAM Paris
(1125VC2388)

1:15 p.m.
A new algorithm for finding valid permutations for solving Sudoku puzzles.
Pallavi Mishra*, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Dharmendra Kumar Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology
(1125VC3118)

1:30 p.m.
Coexistence and Extinction in TimePeriodic VolterraLotka Type Systems with Nonlocal Dispersal.
Nar Rawal*, Hampton University
Tung Nguyen, University of Illinois Springfield
(1125VC2531)

1:45 p.m.
Polynomial systems of differential equations and functions with removable singularities.
David C. Carothers*, James Madison University
(1125VC2536)

2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stalking methods for ensemble Kalman filter covariance inflation.
Thomas Bellsky*, University of Maine
(1125VC2553)

2:15 p.m.
Using Little's Law in Stochastic Modeling.
Celeste R Vallejo*, University of Florida
James E Keesling, University of Florida
(1125VC2571)

2:30 p.m.
Periodic AdvectionDiffusionReaction Systems.
Curtis Taylor Peterson*, Arizona State University
Wenbo Tang, Arizona State University
(1125VC2656)

2:45 p.m.
A NetworkInduced MultiNeuronal Spike Train Metric.
Gary R. Engler*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Kenneth R. Blaney, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1125VC2813)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical Study about the Origin of the Flow Chaos in Late Boundary Layer Transition.
Manoj K Thapa*, Georgia Southwestern State University
(1125VC2841)

3:15 p.m.
Improved Probabilistic Principal Component Analysis for Application to Reduced Order Modeling.
Indika Gayani Udagedara*, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Brian Helenbrook, Clarkson university
Aaron Luttman, National security technologies, Nevada
(1125VC2845)

3:30 p.m.
Comparison of Three Clustering Algorithms, KMeans, SelfOrganizing Maps, and Relational SelfOrganizing Maps, on Porcine Atherosclerotic Tissues.
Amanda J Mangum*, Niagara University
Mansoor Haider, North Carolina State University
(1125VC2882)

3:45 p.m.
Numerical Solutions of the TaylorGoldstein Equation for Gravity Waves Propagating through the Tropopause Inversion Layer.
Collin Kofroth*, Arizona State University
Duane Harris, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1125VC2902)

4:00 p.m.
Stability in a scalar differential equation with multiple, distributed time delays.
Israel Ncube*, Alabama A & M University
(1125VC2912)

4:15 p.m.
Analysis of Individual Greensboro Officers' Stopping Patterns Using Propensity Scores.
Ivanti Galloway*, Wake Forest University
Brandon Joyce, UNCG
Christopher Pritchard, UNCG
Ashely Jones, UNCG
(1125VC2683)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Simplex Gradients and Generalized Simplex Derivatives.
Rommel G. Regis*, Saint Joseph's University
(1125VC3009)

4:45 p.m.
Qualitative analysis of the solutions of a partial differential equation with piecewise constant arguments.
Mehtap Lafci*, Ankara University
Huseyin Bereketoglu, Ankara University
(1125VC2429)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics, II
Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

4:30 a.m.
Break

1:00 p.m.
Reflections on Emporium, Stretch, and Corequisite for Developmental and Gateway Courses.
Anna Mummert*, Marshall University
(1125VQ2470)

1:15 p.m.
Profile of a Quality Collegiate Mathematics Learner.
Wade Ellis*, West Valley College (retired)
(1125VQ3093)

1:30 p.m.
Common Video Resources for MultiSection Developmental Algebra Courses.
Sarah V. Cook*, Washburn University
(1125VQ2621)

1:45 p.m.
Understanding Community College Math Faculty Perceptions and Use of Cooperative Learning.
Adam J Castillo*, The University of Texas at Austin, The Charles A. Dana Center
(1125VQ2644)

2:00 p.m.
Introducing Fermi Problems and the Art of Reckoning to Students in an Introductory Statistics Class.
Alexander G. Atwood*, SUNY Suffolk County Community College
(1125VQ2663)

2:15 p.m.
Vector Calculus as a Path to STEM Research Notes from the Secondary Level.
Jason Quinley*, Brookstone School and University of Tuebingen (Germany)
(1125VQ2707)

2:30 p.m.
Do CollegeLevel Mathematics Courses Support Student Success in Introductory Statistics?
Leah Nicole Hollingsworth*, Florida State University
Kelly Patrick Findley, Florida State University
Elizabeth H Jakubowski, Florida State University
(1125VQ2293)

2:45 p.m.
A Flipped Precalculus Course.
Michael P. Doyle*, The Linsly School
(1125VQ2812)

3:00 p.m.
Incorporating ReadingWriting Assignments into a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
Adam Giambrone*, University of Connecticut
(1125VQ2815)

3:15 p.m.
Using iClickers or Plickers and Worked Examples in a College Algebra Course to Foster Discourse.
H. Tyrone Washington*, Millersville University
(1125VQ3085)

3:30 p.m.
Do We Teach the Wrong Thing? The Impact of Mathematical and Scientific Background on Economics Success.
Galit Eizman*, Harvard University
(1125VQ2719)

3:45 p.m.
Factoring: Knowing When To Do What You Know How To Do.
Jayson L Jackson*, University of North Alabama/University of Alabama
(1125VQ2516)

4:00 p.m.
Measuring online student's motivation using MyMathLab and fuzzy logic.
Jalalidin Jaenbai*, Zayed University
(1125VQ3144)

4:15 p.m.
Reversing the Feedback: Effective Technique for Assessing Students in an Online College Algebra Course.
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1125VQ1642)

4:45 p.m.
Teacher Education and Quantitative Literacy: Improved Training for Teachers.
Rachel M Bates*, Redlands Community College
(1125VQ511)

5:00 p.m.
Enriching the Flipped Classroom for All Students.
Matthew K Voigt*, San Diego State University
(1125VQ1563)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematical Biology, III
International B, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Model of Translational Regulation by the Integrated Stress Response.
Laura F. Strube*, University of Utah
Frederick R. Adler, University of Utah
(1125922243)

1:15 p.m.
"Fast" and "slow" traveling impulses and trains in FitzHugh Model with diffusion and crossdiffusion.
Faina Berezovskaya*, Howard University
(1125922258)

1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dynamics of a TwoVector, TwoPathogen, TwoHost Model.
Caleb L Adams*, Radford University
(1125922286)

1:45 p.m.
Density and EnvironmentalDependent Transmission in the North American Gypsy and Its Two Pathogens.
Eli E Goldwyn*, Trinity College
Greg Dwyer, University of Chicago
(1125922315)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling the Role of Education in Preventing An Outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease.
Christina J Edholm*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Benjamin Levy, Fitchburg State University
Orou G Gaoue, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Roselyn Kaondera, Botho University, Gaborone
Moatlhodi Kgosimore, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Enock Koga, University of Namibia
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125922348)

2:15 p.m.
Critical population size for multitype branching process approximation.
Evan Milliken*, University of Florida
(1125922354)

2:30 p.m.
Controlling Viral Outbreaks: Quantitative Strategies.
Anna Mummert*, Marshall University
Howard Weiss, Georgia Tech
(1125922475)

2:45 p.m.
Modeling an Infectious Disease in a Continuous Region with an Embedded Metapopulation.
Patrick T Davis*, Central Michigan University
(1125922544)

3:00 p.m.
An Ito stochastic differential equations model for the dynamics of the MCF7 breast cancer cell line treated by radiotherapy with the experimental results.
Amin Oroji, Department of mathematics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Mohd Omar, Department of mathematics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Ivy Chung, Department Of Pharmacology, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Department of Mathematics, Mississippi State University
(1125922690)

3:15 p.m.
Modeling Epidemics: An Application Using Big Data.
Turayo Tijani*, Morgan State University
Isabelle KemajouBrown, Morgan State University
(1125922725)

3:30 p.m.
TIME CHANGED: BCLL progression considering immune response.
Seema Nanda*, Dartmouth College
L G DePillis, Harvey Mudd College
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
(1125922744)

3:45 p.m.
Modeling HIVAntibodyMucin Kinetics.
Timothy Wessler*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alex Chen, GE
Scott A McKinley, Tulane University
Richard Cone, Johns Hopkins University
M Gregory Forest, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Samuel K Lai, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1125922772)

4:00 p.m.
Understanding Adipocyte Dynamics through Mathematical Modeling.
Katrina Johnson*, University of Utah
Frederick R. Adler, University of Utah
(1125922775)

4:15 p.m.
A mathematical model for calcium signaling in neurons in the presence of Amyloid Beta.
Joe Latulippe*, Norwich University
Derek Lotito, Norwich University
Donovan Murby, Norwich University
(1125922792)

4:30 p.m.
Energy Conservation and the Function of Sleep: A Mathematical Model.
Markus H. Schmidt, Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute
Theodore W. Swang*, The Ohio State University
Ian M. Hamilton, The Ohio State University
Janet A. Best, The Ohio State University
(1125922807)

4:45 p.m.
Implications of policy adjustment costs for fisheries management.
Dan Ryan, NIMBioS
Carl Toews*, University of Puget Sound
James Sanchirico, UC Davis
Paul Armsworth, UT Knoxville
(1125922861)

5:00 p.m.
Phase resetting and bistability in a neuronal network.
Zeynep Akcay*, Queensborough Community College CUNY
Xinxian Huang, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Farzan Nadim, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Amitabha Bose, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1125922905)

5:15 p.m.
Conditions for endemicity in a compartmental model with deceasedinfectious class.
Matthew Glomski*, Marist College
Olivia Brozek, George Mason University
(1125922974)

5:30 p.m.
Modeling slow growth of thyroid nodules and initiation of cancer.
Balamurugan Pandiyan*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(1125923003)

5:45 p.m.
Modeling nucleosomal DNA in living yeast.
Caitlin S Hult*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Paula A Vasquez, University of South Carolina
David Adalsteinsson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Josh Lawrimore, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M Gregory Forest, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Kerry Bloom, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(1125923038)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
International A, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Nodal solutions for indefinite Robin problems.
Michael E. Filippakis*, University of Piraeus, Department of Digital Systems, Piraeus, Greece
(1125351737)

1:15 p.m.
Global existence and asymptotic behavior of classical solutions to a parabolicelliptic chemotaxis system with logistic source on $R^N$.
Rachidi Bolaji Salako*, Auburn University
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
(1125351741)

1:30 p.m.
Steklov Problems with NonSmooth Boundary: Bounds and Asymptotics on Eigenvalues.
Josiah Park*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125351848)

1:45 p.m.
A Method of Directly Defining the Inverse Mapping for Solutions of Coupled Systems of Nonlinear Differential Equations.
Mathew Baxter*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Mangalagama Dewasurendra, University of Central Florida
Kuppalapalle Vajravelu, University of Central Florida
(1125352019)

2:00 p.m.
On quasistatic limits of onedimensional dynamic cohesive fracture.
Farhod Abdullayev*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1125352080)

2:15 p.m.
Using Torain's Equations as a Predictable Model in the Sciences.
David S Torain II*, Montgomery College
(1125352134)

2:30 p.m.
Qualitative Properties of Solutions to Nonlinear Parabolic PDEs with Double Degenerate Fast Diffusion.
Adam Louis Prinkey*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
(1125352226)

2:45 p.m.
Nondegeneracy and uniqueness of $ H^1 $ symmetric minima for combined powertype nonlinearities.
Daniele Garrisi*, Inha University
Vladimir Georgiev, Universita' di Pisa
(1125352247)

3:00 p.m.
Evolution of Interfaces for the Nonlinear Parabolic pLaplacian Type ReactionDiffusion Equations.
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Roqia A. Jeli*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1125352320)

3:15 p.m.
On the Numerical Solution of Second Order Hyperbolic Nonlinear Partial Differential Equation.
Narayan Thapa*, Cameron University
(1125352382)

3:30 p.m.
On the global regularity of twodimensional incompressible Boussinesq equations with mixed partial dissipation.
Dhanapati Adhikari*, Marywood University
(1125352401)

3:45 p.m.
Quasiperiod solutions to reduced DKN hierarchy.
Yuan Zhou*, University of South Florida
WenXiu Ma, University of South Florida
(1125352467)

4:00 p.m.
Periodic Oscillations in a Nonlinear Suspension Bridge Model.
Ryan Honan Pellico*, Trinity College
(1125352583)

4:15 p.m.
Some blowup rates of solutions to nonlinear Schrödinger equations with rotations.
Nyla Basharat, Augusta University
Yi Hu*, Georgia Southern University
Shijun Zheng, Georgia Southern University
(1125352648)

4:30 p.m.
Global Existence for Volume Surface Reaction Diffusion Systems with Dynamic Boundary Conditions.
Jeff Morgan, University of Houston
Vandana Sharma*, Arizona State University
(1125352717)

4:45 p.m.
Geometry of underlying set in Mean Value Theorem for general divergence form elliptic operators.
Ashok Aryal*, Kansas State University
(1125352737)

5:00 p.m.
Nonclassical Symmetries of a Nonlinear Diffusion Equation and a System Equivalent.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
Brandon Ashley, University of Central Arkansas
Seth Bloomberg, University of Central Arkansas
Thomas Deatherage, University of Central Arkansas
(1125352781)

5:15 p.m.
A Regularity Analysis of Parabolic Transmission Problem on Polygonal Domain.
Yajie Zhang*, Pennsylvania State University
(1125353152)

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Small data global existence and decay for relativistic ChernSimons equations.
SungJin Oh*, UC Berkeley
(1125353068)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on The Advancement of Open Educational Resources, II
A702, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu
Jeremy Russell, The College of New Jersey

1:00 p.m.
Find, Review, Promote: CuratedCourses aligns OER to the course syllabus.
Jim Fowler*, The Ohio State University
David Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
(1125B5215)

1:20 p.m.
How the Ohio Mathematics Initiative Influenced our OER Precalculus book.
Jeff Zeager*, Lorain County Community College
(1125B52108)

1:40 p.m.
Using Instructional Apps to Visualize Graph Theory.
Anne Quinn*, Edinboro University of PA
(1125B5510)

2:00 p.m.
Design and Implementation of Affordable Learning Georgia Basic Statistics Project.
Zephyrinus C Okonkwo*, Albany State University
Anilkumar Devarapu, Albany State University
(1125B52838)

2:20 p.m.
Do you get what you pay for?: Students' opinions of textbooks' formats.
Brad Bailey*, University of North Georgia
Thomas Cooper, University of North Georgia
(1125B5562)

2:40 p.m.
Using the bookdown R package to create a free modern introductory statistics textbook focused on data visualization, reproducibility, and resampling techniques.
Chester I Ismay*, Reed College / Pacific University
(1125B52747)

3:00 p.m.
Algorithmic generation of calculus problems: beyond random coefficients.
Jonathan Dahl*, Lafayette College
(1125B52701)

3:20 p.m.
Using open resources in a freshman general education course for nonSTEM majors to promote learning and improve attitudes towards mathematics.
John Watson*, Arkansas Tech University
(1125B52391)

3:40 p.m.
Classroom Discourse  your class's own private Stacklike forum.
Mark C McClure*, University of North Carolina Asheville
(1125B51305)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on The Creation and Implementation of Effective Homework Assignments, IV
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Judy Holdener, Kenyon College

1:00 p.m.
Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Introductory Statistics.
Karen B Stanish*, Keene State College
Kimberly SchmidlGagne, Keene State College
(1125A51884)

1:20 p.m.
Combining Online Homework and InClass Writing Prompts for Increased Conceptual Understanding and Critical Thinking in Introductory Statistics.
Alana Unfried*, California State University, Monterey Bay
Roger Woodard, North Carolina State University
(1125A53083)

1:40 p.m.
Intentionally Unstructuring Assignments for future elementary educators.
Joanna G. Jauchen*, George Mason University
(1125A52988)

2:00 p.m.
Grading geometry homework in less than 6 hours a week.
Tamas Szabo*, UW Whitewater
(1125A52404)

2:20 p.m.
ProofWriting Workshops.
Daniel R. Jordan*, Columbia College Chicago
(1125A51495)

2:40 p.m.
Developing Intermediate Algebra Students Mathematical Communications via Workspace Assignments in MyLabsPlus.
Ruthmae Sears, University of South Florida
NEW PRESENTER: Kenneth Butler*, University of South Florida
Frances Hopf, University of South Florida
(1125A52218)

3:00 p.m.
Class Assignments as an Enhancement to Online Homework.
Laura DiMillo Barnes*, The University of Rhode Island
(1125A51573)

3:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: How does Mastery Learning on Homework Affect Student Success in Precalculus?
Frances Hopf*, University of South Florida
Ruthmae Sears, University of South Florida
(1125A52303)

3:40 p.m.
Online tools for homework assignments in hybrid courses  to use or not to use .
Rodica Cazacu*, Georgia College
(1125A52064)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Women in Mathematics
Courtland, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Meghan De Witt, St. Thomas Aquinas College
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College skilicbahi@colbysawyer.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College

1:00 p.m.
Fisk University Math Club.
Qingxia Li*, Fisk University
(1125R1773)

1:20 p.m.
Middle School Mathematics Day for Girls.
Theresa N Martines*, University of the Incarnate Word
(1125R1282)

1:40 p.m.
Fullerton Mathematical Circle.
Isabel M. Serrano*, California State University, Fullerton
(1125R1345)

2:00 p.m.
ExploreU Summer STEM Program.
Jitka Stehnova*, University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics
(1125R1358)

2:20 p.m.
GEM: Girls Exploring Mathematics.
Meghan De Witt*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1125R11784)

2:40 p.m.
AWE+SUM Outreach Program: Challenges after 12 Years.
Carolyn Connell*, Westminster College
(1125R11324)

3:00 p.m.
Southeastern Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math.
Sarah Schott*, Duke University
Emily Braley, Duke University
(1125R11488)

3:20 p.m.
Building the Pipeline From High School to College Mathematics.
Jillian Folino*, Indian River High School, Philadelphia, NY
Blair Madore, State University of New York at Potsdam
(1125R11752)

3:40 p.m.
Engaging Women in Extracurricular Math Activities.
Violeta Vasilevska*, Utah Valley University
(1125R1721)

4:00 p.m.
KWIM: struggles and successes.
Yuliya Babenko*, Kennesaw State University
(1125R12477)

4:20 p.m.
The MiA Scholars Program: Bringing an Interdisciplinary Mathematics Experience to Middle School Girls.
D. Natasha Brewley*, Georgia Gwinnett College
Alvina J. Atkinson, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125R13019)

4:40 p.m.
Keeping the Pipeline Full: A Woman Mathematician's Perspective.
Junalyn P NavarraMadsen*, Texas Woman's University
(1125R13115)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, II
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Weihrauch reducibility and finite dimensional subspaces.
Sean Sovine*, Marshall University
(1125003169)

1:30 p.m.
Graph labelings and computability theory.
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
(1125031961)

2:00 p.m.
Online algorithms and reverse mathematics.
Seth Harris*, Drew University
(1125003178)

2:30 p.m.
Skolem functions for a weakly ominimal structure with a new convex predicate.
Michael C. Laskowski, University of Maryland, College Park
Christopher S. Shaw*, Columbia College Chicago
(1125031339)

3:00 p.m.
The reverse mathematics of a theorem of Steffens.
Stephen Flood, Bridgewater State University
Matthew Jura*, Manhattan College
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Tyler Markkanen, Springfield College
(1125031963)

3:30 p.m.
A Mathematical Linguistics.
Joachim MuellerTheys*, Heidelberg, Germany
(1125001816)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on PDEs in Biology and Materials Science
A703, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Yuliya Gorb, University of Houston gorb@math.uh.edu
Suncica Cancic, University of Houston canic@math.uh.edu

1:00 p.m.
Free Boundary Problems Arising in Biology.
Avner Friedman*, Ohio State University
(1125353162)

2:00 p.m.
Multiscale Modeling of Blood Clotting.
George Karniadakis*, Brown University
(1125353163)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling Challenges for the Flutter of a Cantilevered Structure in a Flow.
Justin T. Webster*, College of Charleston
(112535581)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematical modeling of stents as a net of 1D elastic curved rods.
Josip Tambaca*, University of Zagreb
(1125353166)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELED: Global existence for fluidstructure models.
Mihaela Ignatova*, Princeton University
(1125353164)

4:00 p.m.
Multiscale reduced order models with Sfraction sparsification for large wave propagation problems.
Vladimir Druskin*, Schlumberger
Alexander Mamonov, University of Houston
Mikhail Zaslavsky, Schlumberger
(1125652006)

4:30 p.m.
Compatible meshfree discretization with applications to electrophoretic suspension flows.
Nathaniel Trask*, Sandia National Laboratory
(1125353165)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Analysis for High Contrast Problems.
Yuliya Gorb*, University of Houston
(1125353167)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel
SAT Test Development Committee Reflections
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Bill Trapp, College Board
Panelists:
Rinav Mehta, Central Piedmont Community College
Gloria Barrett, North Carolina School of Mathematics and Science
Luke Wilcox, East Kentwood High School
Organizers:
Katrina PiatekJimenez, Central Michigan University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who Wants to be a Mathematiciannational contest.
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Michael S. Breen, American Mathematical Society
William T. Butterworth, DePaul University

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Math Wrangle.
Regency Ballroom V, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Ed Keppelmann, University of Nevada Reno
Paul Zeitz, University of San Francisco

Saturday January 7, 2017, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Special Session on Number Theory, II
A704, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, University of California, San Diego alina@math.ucsd.edu
Ellen Eischen, University of Oregon eeischen@uoforegon.edu

1:30 p.m.
Obstructions to the Hasse principle on Enriques surfaces.
Francesca Balestrieri, University of Oxford
UPDATED SPEAKER: Jennifer Berg*, Rice University
Michelle Manes, University of Hawai'i
Jennifer Park, University of Michigan
Bianca Viray, University of Washington
(112511712)

2:00 p.m.
Galois action on Fermat curves.
R. Davis, University of Wisconsin
R. Pries, University of Colorado
V. Stojanoska, UIUC
K. Wickelgren*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125111229)

2:30 p.m.
Fermat curves and Heisenberg extensions.
Rachel Davis*, University of WisconsinMadison
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
Vesna Stojanoska, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kirsten Wickelgren, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125111253)

3:00 p.m.
KneserHecke operators for codes over finite chain rings.
Amy Feaver, The King's University
Anna Haensch*, Duquesne University
Jingbo Liu, University of Hong Kong
Gabi Nebe, RWTH Aachen
(112511166)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized Legendre Curves and Quternionic Multiplication.
Alyson Deines, Center for Communications Research
Jenny G. Fuselier, High Point University
Ling Long, Louisiana State University
Holly Swisher, Oregon State University
FangTing Tu*, Louisiana State University
(112511305)

4:00 p.m.
padic qexpansion principle and families of automorphic forms on unitary groups of arbitrary signature.
Ana Caraiani, Universität Bonn
Ellen Eischen, University of Oregon
Jessica Fintzen*, University of Michigan / University of Cambridge
Elena Mantovan, Caltech
Ila Varma, Columbia University
(1125111108)

4:30 p.m.
Bad reduction of genus 3 curves with Complex Multiplication.
Irene Bouw, Ulm University
Jenny Cooley, Department of Education, Warwick, England
Elisa LorenzoGarcia, Leiden University
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Rachel Newton, University of Reading
Ekin Ozman, Boğaziçi University
(112511435)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Panel
Introductory Statistics: Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go?
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Roxy Peck, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Uri Triesman, University of Texas at Austin
Rob Gould, University of California Los Angeles
Nathan Tintle, Dordt College

Saturday January 7, 2017, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture
Mathematics for art investigation.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Ingrid Daubechies*, Duke University
(1125A014)

Saturday January 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Dinner Reception
Imperial Ballroom Prefunction, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis

Saturday January 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
AMS Dinner Celebration
Imperial Ballroom, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis