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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
Thursday January 5, 2017

Thursday January 5, 2017, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Grand Hall Lobby, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 7:30 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Email Center
Exhibit Level Prefunction Area, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Numerical Analysis for Partial Differential Equations, I
M103 & 104, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Thomas Lewis, University of North Carolina at Greensboro tllewis3@uncg.edu
Amanda Diegel, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
MüntzGalerkin methods and applications to mixed DirichletNeumann boundary value problems.
Yingwei Wang*, Purdue University
(1125651191)

8:30 a.m.
A domain decomposition method for a partition of unity method applied to fourth order problems.
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Christopher B. Davis*, Tennessee Technological University
Liyeng Sung, Louisiana State University
(1125651879)

9:00 a.m.
Finite element and discontinuous Galerkin methods for linear elliptic PDEs in nondivergence form.
Xiaobing Feng*, The University of Tennessee
Stefan Schnake, The University of Tennessee
Michael Neilan, University of Pittsburgh
(1125651389)

10:00 a.m.
A saddle point least squares method for mixed variational formulations.
Constantin Bacuta*, University of Delaware
Klajdi Qirko, University of Delaware
(1125651322)

10:30 a.m.
Pseudotime adaptive regularization for quasilinear elliptic PDE.
Sara Pollock*, Wright State University
(1125651909)

11:00 a.m.
Exotic transmission problems for wave equations and how they really are semidiscrete integral equations.
Francisco Javier Sayas*, University of Delaware
(112565352)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Statistics (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), I
Inman, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Mateja Raic, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nathaniel Bushnek, University of Alaska, Anchorage nbushek@uaa.alaska.edu
Daniel Irving Bernstein, North Carolina State University

8:00 a.m.
Introduction to Algebraic Statistics.
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(1125621027)

9:00 a.m.
Exact goodnessoffit tests for Stochastic Block Models.
Nikita Alexeev, The George Washington University
Vishesh Karwa*, Harvard University
Debdeep Pati, Florida State University
Sonja Petrović, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
Mateja Raič, University of Illinois, Chicago
Liam Solus, Institute of Science and Technology Austria and MIT
Dane Wilburne, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
Robert Williams, Texas A & M University
Bowei Yan, The University of Texas at Austin
(1125621717)

9:30 a.m.
On consistency guarantees for DAG model selection.
Liam Solus*, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
(1125051300)

10:00 a.m.
Means and a Central Limit Theorem in tree space.
Megan Owen*, Lehman College, CUNY
(1125621915)

10:30 a.m.
Finite phylogenetic complexity and combinatorics of tables.
Emanuele Ventura*, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis, Aalto University
(112562477)

11:00 a.m.
When is it surprising that all gene trees are unique? An application of the generalized birthday problem.
Ruth Davidson*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
James H. Degnan, University of New Mexico
(1125921348)

11:30 a.m.
Chordal networks of polynomial ideals.
Diego Cifuentes*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pablo A Parrilo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(112568396)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on An Amicable Combination of Algebra and Number Theory (Dedicated to Dr. Helen G. Grundman), I
International 10, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Eva Goedhart, Lebanon Valley College goedhart@lvc.edu
Pamela E. Harris, Williams College
Daniel P. Wisniewski, DeSales University
Alejandra Alvarado, Eastern Illinois University

8:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic Euler Numbers and Polynomials.
Abdul Hassen*, Rowan University
Christopher Ernest, Rowan University
(112511587)

8:30 a.m.
Number of solutions to $a^x + b^y = c^z$.
Robert Styer*, Villanova University
Reese Scott, Boston, MA
(1125111457)

9:00 a.m.
Simple Proof of the Partition Function Formula.
Wladimir Pribitkin*, College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
(1125111130)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of Hyperbolic Fourier Coefficients.
Karen Taylor*, Bronx Community College
(1125111461)

10:00 a.m.
Analysis and arithmetic in moments of twisted $L$functions.
Djordje Milićević*, Bryn Mawr College
Valentin Blomer, Mathematisches Institut, Universität Göttingen
Étienne Fouvry, Université ParisSud, CNRS, Université ParisSaclay
Emmanuel Kowalski, ETH Zürich
Philippe Michel, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
William F. Sawin, ETH Zürich
(1125111466)

10:30 a.m.
Coefficients of Logarithmic VectorValued Poincaré Series.
Austin Daughton*, Franklin and Marshall College
(1125111467)

11:00 a.m.
Using closure operations to study singularities.
Rebecca R.G.*, Syracuse University
(1125131198)

11:30 a.m.
$\mathbb F_q$Local Systems on Abelian Varieties of Low $p$rank.
Brett Frankel*, Northwestern University
(1125141374)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Character Varieties (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), I
Fairlie, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Nathan Druivenga, University of Kentucky
Brett Frankel, Northwestern University
Ian Le, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics mrccv2017@gmail.com

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial and Cohomological Invariants of Flag Manifolds and Related Varieties, I
A705, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Martha Precup, Northwestern University mprecup@math.northwestern.edu
Rebecca Goldin, George Mason University

8:00 a.m.
Equivariant cohomology and counting tableaux.
Linda Chen*, Swarthmore College
(1125142714)

8:30 a.m.
GKM theory for nonGKM spaces.
Elizabeth Drellich*, Swarthmore College
(1125051318)

9:00 a.m.
On the equivariant Ktheory of type A Peterson varieties.
Brent Gorbutt*, George Mason University
(1125052506)

9:30 a.m.
Singularities of Hessenberg Varieties.
Erik A Insko*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Martha Precup, Northwestern University
(1125142035)

10:00 a.m.
Equivariant cohomology of certain affine Springer fibers.
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(1125551943)

10:30 a.m.
Flat families of Hessenberg varieties with an application to NewtonOkounkov bodies.
Hiraku Abe*, Osaka City University Advanced Mathematical Institute
Lauren DeDieu, The University of Minnesota
Federico Galetto, McMaster University
Megumi Harada, McMaster University
(1125512735)

11:00 a.m.
Puzzles for 3step flag varieties.
Anders S. Buch*, Rutgers University
(1125051615)

11:30 a.m.
Parabolic KazhdanLusztig basis, Schubert classes, and equivariant oriented cohomology.
Cristian Lenart*, State University of New York at Albany
Kirill Zainoulline, University of Ottawa
Changlong Zhong, State University of New York at Albany
(112514863)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Structures in Number Theory, I
International 9, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Anna Haensch, Duquesne University haenscha@duq.edu
Adriana Salerno, Bates College

8:00 a.m.
Torsion Points on CM Elliptic Curves.
Abbey Bourdon*, University of Georgia
Pete L. Clark, University of Georgia
(1125112603)

8:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Progressions on Conic Sections.
Edray H Goins, Purdue University
Alejandra Alvarado*, Eastern Illinois University
(1125111114)

9:00 a.m.
Strictly kregular quadratic forms.
Alicia Marino*, Wesleyan University
Wai Kiu Chan, Wesleyan University
(112511273)

9:30 a.m.
Graded modules of vectorvalued modular forms and directed graphs.
Luca Candelori*, Louisiana State University
Cameron Franc, University of Saskatchewan
(1125111425)

10:00 a.m.
Lattice point visibility on straight and curved lines of sight.
aBa Mbirika*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(112505745)

10:30 a.m.
AbelJacobi maps and Riemann points on hyperelliptic Riemann surfaces.
Christelle Vincent*, University of Vermont
(1125111665)

11:00 a.m.
Dynamical modular curves for quadratic polynomial maps.
John R. Doyle*, University of Rochester
(1125111193)

11:30 a.m.
Finiteness results for regular binary quadratic polynomials.
James Ricci*, Daemen College
(1125112013)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
M301, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jim Wiseman, Agnes Scott College jwiseman@agnesscott.edu
Aimee Johnson, Swarthmore College

8:00 a.m.
Continuum Fibonacci Schrödinger Operators.
Mark Embree, Department of Mathematics and Computational Modeling and Data Analytics Division, Virginia Tech
Jake Fillman, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
May Mei*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Denison University
(112537981)

8:30 a.m.
On conditions implied by ergodic cartesian square for nonsingular ergodic actions.
Isaac Loh, Northwestern University
Cesar E Silva*, Williams College
(1125372187)

9:00 a.m.
Structure of Rigidity Sequences for Substitution Dynamical Systems.
Jon Fickenscher, Princeton University
Kelly B. Yancey*, Institute for Defense Analyses  Center for Computing Sciences
(112537693)

9:30 a.m.
New developments in directional dynamics.
E. Arthur Robinson, George Washington University
Joseph Rosenblatt, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Ayşe A. \c {S}ahin*, Wright State University
(1125372275)

10:00 a.m.
Towards spectral analysis of selfsimilar tilings via a renormalization approach.
Natalie Priebe Frank*, Vassar College
E. Arthur Robinson, Jr., George Washington University
Michael Baake, Universitat Bielefeld
Uwe Grimm, The Open University
(1125371025)

10:30 a.m.
Elliptic functions with disconnected Julia sets.
Lorelei Koss*, Dickinson College
(112537809)

11:00 a.m.
Sofic shifts via Conley index theory: computing lower bounds on recurrent dynamics for maps.
Sarah Day*, College of William and Mary
Rafael Frongillo, CU Boulder
(112537913)

11:30 a.m.
Generalized Shift Spaces and Shear.
Steve Kass, Drew University
Kathleen Madden*, California State University, Bakersfield
(1125371876)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fusion Categories and Quantum Symmetries, I
International 3, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University julia@math.tamu.edu
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
Gauge invariants from the powers of antipodes.
SiuHung Ng*, Louisiana State University
(1125202328)

8:30 a.m.
Rank 5 Premodular Categories.
Carlos M Ortiz Marrero*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1125182004)

9:00 a.m.
A Computational Approach to Classifying Rank 6 Modular Tensor Categories.
Daniel Creamer*, Texas A&M University
(1125181812)

9:30 a.m.
Finiteness of quantum subgroups of $SU(n)$.
Andrew Schopieray*, University of Oregon
(1125182063)

10:00 a.m.
Skein algebra and quantum Teichmuller space of surfaces.
Thang Le*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jon Paprocki, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125572090)

10:30 a.m.
Topological Quantum Computation with Gapped Boundaries.
Iris Cong*, University of California, Los Angeles
Meng Cheng, Yale University
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Station Q
(112581651)

11:00 a.m.
VOAs as thermodynamical limit of Anyonic chains.
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Station Q and University of California, Santa Barbara
Modjtaba Shokrian Zini*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1125811546)

11:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On classification of vertex operator algebras by their representation categories.
James E Tener*, UC Santa Barbara
(1125811689)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Daniel Otero, Xavier University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Lie Group Representations, Discretization, and Gelfand Pairs (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), I
Spring, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Matthew Dawson, CIMAT
Holley Friedlander, Dickenson College
John Hutchens, WinstonSalem State University jmm17mrclie@gmail.com
Wayne Johnson, Truman State University

8:00 a.m.
Generalized Symmetric $k$Varieties Corresponding to Finite Order Automorphisms.
Mark C Hunnell*, WinstonSalem State University
(1125201160)

8:30 a.m.
Orbit decomposition of the generalized symmetric spaces of $SL_2(F_q)$.
Catherine A. Buell*, Fitchburg State University
Aloysius Helminck, University of Hawaií at Manoa
Vicky Kilma, Appalachian State University
Jennifer Schaefer, Dickinson College
Carmen Wright, Jackson State University
Ellen Ziliak, Benedictine University
(1125202038)

9:00 a.m.
On the $k$Involutions of $G_2$ over fields of Characteristic 2.
Nathaniel Schwartz*, Washington College
John Hutchens, WinstonSalem State University
(1125171255)

9:30 a.m.
Antiholomorphic involutions and multiplicity free representations.
Chal Benson*, East Carolina University
(112522708)

10:00 a.m.
Syzygies and covariant differential operators.
Markus Hunziker, Baylor University
John A. Miller*, Baylor University
Mark R. Sepanski, Baylor University
(1125221795)

10:30 a.m.
The GelfandZeitlin integrable system on complex orthogonal Lie algebras.
Mark Colarusso*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1125221046)

11:00 a.m.
Weight modules for current algebras.
Michael K. Lau*, Université Laval
(1125171676)

11:30 a.m.
The $q$analog of Kostant's partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras.
Pamela E Harris*, Williams College
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College
(112517635)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Physiology and Medicine (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), I
Dunwoody, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Kamila Larripa, Humboldt State University kamila.larripa@gmail.com
Charles Puelz, Rice University
Laura Strube, University of Utah
Longhua Zhao, Case Western Reserve University

8:00 a.m.
Modeling control of cardiovascular dynamics during Headup tilt.
Mette S Olufsen*, North Carolina State University
(1125922003)

8:30 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of blood pressure and heart rate in response to the Valsalva Maneuver.
Eric Benjamin Randall*, North Carolina State University
Jesper Mehlsen, Coordinating Research Centre at Frederiksberg Hospital
Mette Olufsen, North Carolina State University
(1125921208)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling Actin Regulations in Motility Structures of Cancer Cells.
Nessy Tania*, Smith College
(112592866)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling CellECM Interactions in Cancer Invasion.
Yi Jiang*, Georgia State University
(1125921369)

10:00 a.m.
MechanicalEnergetic Coupling in Cardiac Contraction and Heart Failure.
Daniel A Beard*, University of Michigan
(1125922333)

10:30 a.m.
The interaction between inflammation and cardiovascular dynamics.
Ivan RamirezZuniga*, University of Pittsburgh
Renee Brady, North Carolina State University
Charles Puelz, Rice University
Kamila Larripa, Humboldt State University
Elisabeth Bangsgaard, Global Development Graduate Programme, Novo Nordisk, Bagsvaerd, Denmark
Mette S. Olufsen, North Caroina State University
(112592917)

11:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Cardiac Tissue: Theoretical, Numerical, and Experimental Study of Ephaptic Effects.
J T Lin*, California Polytechnic State University
J P Keener, University of Utah
S Poelzing, Virginia Tech
R Veeraraghavan, Virginia Tech
S A George, Virginia Tech
R G Gourdie, Virginia Tech
M E Salama, University of Utah and ARUP Reference Lab Institute of Research
K J Sciuto, University of Utah
G S Hoeker, Virginia Tech
(1125921863)

11:30 a.m.
Modeling volume transmission and neurotransmitter homeostasis.
Janet A. Best*, The Ohio State University
Michael C. Reed, Duke University
Sean D. Lawley, University of Utah
H. Fred Nijhout, Duke University
(1125922793)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics of Cryptography, I
International C, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Nathan Kaplan, University of California, Irvine nckaplan@math.uci.edu
Alice Silverberg, University of California, Irvine

8:00 a.m.
Counting lattices by cotype.
Nathan Kaplan*, University of California, Irvine
Gautam Chinta, CCNY
Shaked Koplewitz, Yale University
(1125112249)

8:30 a.m.
Security and attacks on RingLearningwithErrors.
Hao Chen, Microsoft Research
Kristin E Lauter, Microsoft Research
Katherine E Stange*, University of Colorado Boulder
(112511748)

9:00 a.m.
Using lattice reduction to improve isogeny evaluation.
JeanFrancois Biasse*, University of South Florida
Claus Fieker, University of Kaiserslautern
Michael John Jacobson, University of Calgary
(1125112005)

9:30 a.m.
Cryptographic constructions via secret finite field isomorphisms.
Joseph H Silverman*, Brown University
(112594389)

10:00 a.m.
Cryptographic constructions via secret finite field isomorphisms.
Jill Pipher*, Brown University
Jeffrey Hoffstein, Brown University
Joseph Silverman, Brown University
(112594546)

10:30 a.m.
Capacity Theory and Optimality of Coppersmith's Theorem.
Ted Chinburg, University of Pennsylvania
Brett Hemenway, University of Pennsylvania
Nadia Heninger, University of Pennsylvania
Zachary Scherr*, Bucknell University
(112511841)

11:00 a.m.
Capacity theory and Coppersmith's algorithm for integral points.
Ted Chinburg*, University of Pennsylvania
Brett Hemenway, University of Pennsylvania
Nadia Heninger, University of Pennsylvania
Zachary Scherr, Bucknell University
(112511965)

11:30 a.m.
Computing Lseries of genus 3 curves.
Andrew V Sutherland*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(112511577)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Orthogonal Polynomials, II
Embassy F, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Doron Lubinsky, Georgia Institute of Technology lubinsky@math.gatech.edu
Jeff Geronimo, Georgia Institute of Technology

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress on Nonlinear Dispersive and Wave Equations, I
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.
On global regularity and scattering for geometric wave equations.
SungJin Oh*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Daniel Tataru, UC Berkeley
(1125352201)

8:30 a.m.
Conditional scattering for the masssubcritical NLS.
Rowan Killip, UCLA
Satoshi Masaki, Osaka University
Jason Murphy*, UC Berkeley
Monica Visan, UCLA
(1125351715)

9:00 a.m.
Finite depth gravity water waves in holomorphic coordinates.
Benjamin HarropGriffiths*, New York University
Mihaela Ifrim, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Tataru, University of California, Berkeley
(1125351761)

9:30 a.m.
Onsager's conjecture and nonuniqueness in fluid equations.
Tristan Buckmaster*, New York University
(1125353036)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
On global solutions of some fluids equations.
Fabio Pusateri*, Princeton University
(1125352180)

11:00 a.m.
Long time dynamics for several water waves related models.
Mihaela Ifrim*, UC Berkeley
Daniel I. Tatarutataru, UC Berkeley
(112535775)

11:30 a.m.
Level sets of ground state eigenfunctions.
Thomas Beck*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125352982)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Spin Glasses and Disordered Media, I
The Learning Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University auffing@math.northwestern.edu
Aukosh Jagannath, New York University
Dmitry Panchenko, University of Toronto

8:00 a.m.
SO(N) Lattice Gauge Theory, under strong coupling.
Riddhipratim Basu, Stanford University
Shirshendu Ganguly*, UC Berkeley
(1125601955)

8:30 a.m.
Relaxation to equilibrium in spherical spin glasses.
Reza Gheissari*, Courant Institute, NYU
Aukosh Jagannath, University of Toronto
(112560935)

9:00 a.m.
The energy landscape of the SherringtonKirkpatrick model.
WeiKuo Chen*, University of Minnesota
Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University
Madeline Handschy, University of Minnesota
Gilad Lerman, University of Minnesota
(1125602473)

10:00 a.m.
On the time constant of high dimensional first passage percolation.
Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University
Si Tang*, University of Chicago
(112560994)

10:30 a.m.
The size of the boundary in the Eden model.
Michael Damron, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jack Hanson, City College of New York
WaiKit Lam*, Indiana University Bloomington
(1125601511)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSNAM Joint Special Session on The Mathematics of the Atlanta University Center, I
M101, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu
Monica Jackson, American University
Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College

8:00 a.m.
Applied Mathematics Research at Atlanta University/Clark Atlanta University: 19802015.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(1125011043)

8:30 a.m.
Generalizing Parabolic Subsets from Involutorial Automorphisms.
Samuel J Ivy*, United States Military Academy
(1125202819)

9:00 a.m.
Race matters: analyzing the relationship between colorectal cancer mortality rates and various factors within respective racial groups.
Monica Christine Jackson*, American University
Kimberly Sellers, Georgetown University
Calandra Moore, Washington, DC
Jada Johnson, University of Texas
Jessica Lyle, Maryville College
Israel Almodovar, Iowa State University
Emma Veach, Indiana University
Ismael Xique, University of Michigan
(1125622459)

9:30 a.m.
Community Data Analytics: Localized Data Analysis and Decision Modeling in the Era of `Big Data' and `Smart Cities'.
Michael P. Johnson*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(1125623147)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Model of Temperature Effects on Human Sleep Regulation.
Shelby Nicole Wilson*, Morehouse College
(1125923035)

10:30 a.m.
Why a mathematics degree? Implications of a Mathematics Major for Secondary Teachers.
Karen D King*, National Science Foundation
(1125973138)

11:00 a.m.
AI and Communities of Color: What Questions Should We Be Asking?
Charles C Earl*, Automattic
(1125682096)

11:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness of the dual of a Banach space and its application.
Tepper L. Gill*, Howard University
(1125463)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Numerical Algebraic Geometry, I
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Daniel Brake, University of Notre Dame dbrake@nd.edu
Robert Krone, Queen's University
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Tuning of tolerances in polynomial homotopy continuation.
Dan Bates*, Colorado State University
(1125651845)

8:30 a.m.
Regularizing closed cells of numerical real decompositions.
Daniel Brake*, University of Notre Dame
Jonathan Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
Lloyd N Trefethen, Oxford University
Charles Wampler, General Motors
(1125141666)

9:00 a.m.
Improving solutions to fully nonlinear second order elliptic PDEs with numerical algebraic geometry endgame techniques.
Jeb B. Collins*, West Texas A&M University
Jonathan Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
(112565376)

9:30 a.m.
Topological data analysis of real algebraic varieties.
Emilie Dufresne, University of Oxford
Parker Edwards, University of Florida
Heather A Harrington*, University of Oxford
Jonathan D Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
(1125141623)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Computing the real equilibrium points of the standard Kuramoto model.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
Owen Coss, North Carolina State University
Hoon Hong, North Carolina State University
Daniel K Molzahn, Argonne National Laboratory
(1125651479)

11:00 a.m.
The degree of the special orthogonal group.
Madeline Brandt, University of California, Berkeley
David J. Bruce, University of Wisconsin
Taylor Brysiewicz, Texas A&M University
Robert Krone*, Queen's University
Elina Robeva, University of California, Berkeley
(1125142910)

11:30 a.m.
Solving polynomial systems via homotopy continuation and monodromy.
Timothy Duff, Georgia Tech
Cvetelina Hill, Georgia Tech
Anders Jensen, Aarhus Universitet
Kisun Lee, Georgia Tech
Anton Leykin*, Georgia Tech
Jeffrey Sommars, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1125142417)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Difference and Functional Equations, II
International B, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
Using Morse Theory in the Planar NVortex Problem.
Gareth E Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(1125372016)

8:15 a.m.
Joint impacts of the cellfree and celltocell infection modes on viral dynamics.
Hongying Shu*, Tongji University
Yuming Chen, Wilfrid Laurier University
Lin Wang, University of New Brunswick
(1125372205)

8:30 a.m.
Break

8:45 a.m.
Periodic forcing of a firstorder delay limit cycle oscillator.
Lauren Lazarus*, Harvey Mudd College
Matthew Davidow, Cornell University
Richard Rand, Cornell University
(1125372875)

9:00 a.m.
A family of discrete dynamical systems in real projective geometry.
QuangNhat Le*, Brown University, Providence, RI
(1125372903)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Thermodynamics and Thermophoresis in Random Billiard Dynamical Systems.
Scott Cook*, Tarleton State University
(1125372944)

9:45 a.m.
Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes: the Mathematics of Ronald Mickens.
Talitha M. Washington*, Howard University
(1125373150)

10:00 a.m.
Two types of KAMnondegenerate nearly integrable systems with positive metric entropy.
Dong Chen*, Pennsylvania State University
(1125373151)

10:15 a.m.
Unique Solutions to Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with a Fractional SelfAdjoint Difference Equation.
Kevin Ahrendt*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112539768)

10:30 a.m.
Monotone Discrete Dynamical systems.
S N Elaydi*, Trinity University
E C Balreira, Trinity University
R Luis, Lisbon
(1125391075)

10:45 a.m.
A Monotonicity Theorem for the Quantum Calculus.
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1125391360)

11:00 a.m.
A new weighted Ostrowski type inequality on arbitrary time scale.
Eze R Nwaeze*, Tuskegee University
(1125392056)

11:15 a.m.
An Almost Sharp Monotonicity Result for Discrete Sequential Fractional Delta Differences.
Rajendra B Dahal*, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC 29526, USA
Christopher S Goodrich, Creighton Preparatory School, Omaha, NE 68114, USA
(1125392357)

11:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the KunzSouillard approach to localization for the discrete one dimensional generalized Anderson model.
Valmir Bucaj*, Rice University
(1125392387)

11:45 a.m.
Projectively integrable linear difference equations and their Galois groups.
Carlos E. Arreche*, North Carolina State University
(1125392608)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, I
Regency Ballroom V, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
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.
Creating Independent Readers: Ideas for Effective Student Reading of Textbooks.
Nicholas Long*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(1125G1704)

8:20 a.m.
Lessons Learned from a First Attempt at IBL.
Jessie Hamm*, Winthrop University
(1125G12317)

8:40 a.m.
First steps in IBL with students who have never proved a mathematical result before.
Meghan De Witt*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1125G11781)

9:00 a.m.
Learning real analysis through discussion and presentation.
Joshua P. Bowman*, Pepperdine University
(1125G12953)

9:20 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Discovering Geometry.
Kassie Archer*, University of Texas at Tyler
(1125G12590)

9:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: InquiryBased Teaching and Learning in the Mathematics Classroom.
Stephen F Bismarck*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(1125G12676)

10:00 a.m.
Do Math Long and Prosper: An Experiment in "Gamifying" an Active Learning Classroom.
Kayla Bradley Dwelle*, Ouachita Baptist University
(1125G12659)

10:20 a.m.
Leveraging Context to Make Old Ideas New Again.
Elizabeth Thoren*, Pepperdine University
(1125G13089)

10:40 a.m.
Making Discrete Inquiries: Effective IBL Structures for a MultiAudience Discrete Mathematics Course.
Suzanne Ingrid Dorée*, Augsburg College
(1125G1984)

11:00 a.m.
Effect of Classroom Setup on Student Learning.
James B Collins*, West Texas A&M University
(1125G11944)

11:20 a.m.
IBL in very small classes.
Xiao Xiao*, Utica College
(1125G12434)

11:40 a.m.
Writing IBL Notes for a TextbookFree Class.
Heather A Lewis*, Nazareth College
(1125G12041)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, I
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.
Exact solutions to a generalized (3+1)dimensional nonlinear partial differential equations.
Alrazi M Abdeljabbar*, The Petroleum Institute
(1125VC40)

8:15 a.m.
Porous Medium Equation and Its one parameter family of solutions with degenerate interface.
Laxmi P. Paudel*, Albany State University, Albany, GA
Joseph Iaia, University of North Texas, Denton
(1125VC190)

8:30 a.m.
The Role of Electrotonic Junctions between Excitatory Neurons in the Cortex.
Jennifer A. Crodelle (Kile)*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gregor Kovacic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
David Cai, NYU Courant Institute
(1125VC152)

8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Magnetic constant determined; diffuses uncertainty and integrates scales of measure.
Michael A Norton*, Reston, Virginia
(1125VC44)

9:00 a.m.
Optimal control applied to a differential equation model for an anthrax epizootic.
Buddhi R. Pantha*, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee and NIMBioS
Judy Day, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125VC267)

9:15 a.m.
Stable Operator Splitting Method for Free Energy Calculation of One Atom Model.
Tania Hazra*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(1125VC337)

9:30 a.m.
Comparison of Numerical Solutions of AdvectionReactionDispersion Model.
Jashmon Rana*, Cameron University
Gokul R Kadel, Cameron University
Narayan Thapa, Cameron University
(1125VC677)

9:45 a.m.
Convergence of Iterative Methods under Weak Conditions.
Nirjal Shrestha*, Cameron University
Ioannis K. Argyros, Cameron University
(1125VC678)

10:00 a.m.
FMM Preconditioner for Radiative Transport Equation with isotropic coefficients.
Yimin Zhong*, University of Texas at Austin
Rongting Zhang, University of Texas at Austin
Kui Ren, University of Texas at Austin
(1125VC688)

10:15 a.m.
Fast solvers for poroelastic models.
Mingchao Cai*, Morgan State University
(1125VC713)

10:30 a.m.
Stresses in Micropolar thermoelastic Elastic Solid due to Ramptype increase in Thermal and Normal Loading.
Kulwinder Singh*, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara
Rajneesh Kumar, Kurukshetra University
(1125VC763)

10:45 a.m.
DiffieHellman key exchange protocol and its software implementation.
Samundra Regmi*, Cameron University
Parshuram Budhathoki, Cameron University
(1125VC801)

11:15 a.m.
Recurrent Viral Infection May Need No Exogenous Trigger.
Wenjing Zhang*, Texas Tech University
Lindi Wahl, University of Western Ontario
Pei Yu, University of Western Ontario
(1125VC1269)

11:30 a.m.
Solving Poisson's Equations Using Buffered Fourier Spectral Method.
Yinlin Dong*, University of Texas at Arlington
Chaoqun Liu, University of Texas at Arlington
(1125VC1281)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Assessment
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.
Does Grading Homework Improve Student Performance?
Kevin G Brown*, Southern Adventist University
(1125VD539)

8:15 a.m.
A case study of major assessment at a small liberal arts college.
Jeff Barton, BirminghamSouthern College
Bernadette Mullins, BirminghamSouthern College
Doug Riley, BirminghamSouthern College
Maria Stadnik*, BirminghamSouthern College
(1125VD1788)

8:30 a.m.
Who is on the other end?
Girija Sarada NairHart*, University of Cincinnati, Clermont College
(1125VD1865)

8:45 a.m.
Using masterybased assessment in a precalculus course.
Jason R Elsinger*, Spring Hill College
(1125VD1913)

9:00 a.m.
A hybrid approach to standards based grading.
Peri A Shereen*, Carleton College
(1125VD2189)

9:15 a.m.
Results From The OnGoing FlipIBL Study  Comparison of Traditional and F/IBL (Flipped and InquiryBased Learning) for 'Large' College Algebra  Classroom Settings Reboot.
Perry Y.C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Padraig M McLoughlin, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1125VD2281)

9:30 a.m.
Using collaborative pedagogy and assessment instruments to enhance student achievement in College Algebra at Albany State University.
Zephyrinus C Okonkwo*, Albany State University
Anilkumar Devarapu, Albany State University
Robert S owor, Albany State University
(1125VD2588)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Interdisciplinary Topics in Mathematics
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.
Optimizing the Search Space for New Biological Riboswitches  An Applied Combinatorics Problem.
Jeff Poet*, Missouri Western State University
Laurie Heyer, Davidson College
(1125VH2667)

8:15 a.m.
Disparities in Cutaneous Melanoma Hazard Rates between Whites and Black/African Americans in the U.S.A. from 1973 through 2014.
Mariama J. Abramson*, Cameron.edu
JeanJacques KengwoungKeumo, Cameron University
(1125VH1217)

8:30 a.m.
The Regression Analysis for the Influence of Religion upon Several Economic Indicators.
Marat R Mamedbakov*, Ural Federal University
Alexander N. Nepp, Ural Federal University
(1125VH1591)

8:45 a.m.
$\pi$: Billiards, Physics, and Mathematics.
Aramayis Orkusyan, California State University, Fresno
Adnan H. Sabuwala*, California State University, Fresno
David Wu, California State University, Fresno
(1125VH1593)

9:00 a.m.
Wavelet Regularization for Numerical Solution of Laplace equation in an arbitrary shaped domain.
Vani Cheruvu*, The University of Toledo
(1125VH2948)

9:15 a.m.
Modeling the role of inhibitors in blood clot degradation.
Brittany Bannish*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1125VH2362)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling Protein Adsorption in Multimodal Membranes.
Anastasia B Wilson*, Augusta University
(1125VH2662)

9:45 a.m.
The Reflection Principle and Bertrand's Ballot Theorem on Three Alternatives.
Mark A. Krines*, Ripon College
(1125VH751)

10:00 a.m.
Testing and Refining Dynamic Statistical Penetration Testing Security Indices.
Manjuladevi Gottapu*, Albany State University
Robert S Owor, Albany State University
(1125VH2960)

10:15 a.m.
Teasing climate signals from one hundred yearold seasonal data of Nova Scotia.
Andrew E Long*, Northern Kentucky University
Steven Wilkinson, Northern Kentucky University
Madison Culbertson, Northern Kentucky University
Laura Farro, Northern Kentucky University
(1125VH2895)

10:30 a.m.
Similarity Solutions For a Class of Mixed Convection Heat Transfer Problems.
Anilkumar Devarapu*, Albany State University
Zephyrinus C Okonkwo, Albany State University
Manjuladevi Gottapu, Albany State University
(1125VH2936)

10:45 a.m.
Interdisciplinary Team Teaching: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful.
Lisa Driskell*, Colorado Mesa University
(1125VH2964)

11:00 a.m.
Using computer programming to improve mathematical thinking.
Cynthia L Stenger*, University of North Alabama
James A Jerkins, University of North Alabama
(1125VH2730)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Outreach
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.
Quilts, Constructions, and Kids.
M. Carol Williams*, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(1125VO891)

8:15 a.m.
Mentoring Mathematical Science Fair Projects.
Jennifer Nordstrom*, Linfield College
(1125VO1687)

8:30 a.m.
Community Outreach: Annual Mathematics Competitions Bootcamp at Morehouse College.
Tuwaner Hudson Lamar*, Morehouse College
(1125VO1840)

8:45 a.m.
A Study of University Mathematics Outreach Programs in the United States.
Gangadhar Acharya*, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
(1125VO1866)

9:00 a.m.
Creating Career Pathways in Mathematics through the Recruitment and Retention of Talented Community College Students.
A Morgulis*, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
A Han, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
M Dean, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
F Prioleau, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
(1125VO1986)

9:15 a.m.
Mathematicians in the Community: Enriching Middle School Mathematics Education.
Katelynn D Kochalski*, University of Virginia
(1125VO2607)

9:30 a.m.
Outreach Through Fabrication of CollegeLevel Lab Activities for Highschool Students.
A. R. Wilzman*, Mercer University
Brent Lunsford, Mercer University
Jeff Pullen, Mercer University
Chamaree de Silva, Mercer University
(1125VO2870)

9:45 a.m.
Summer Illinois Math Camp.
Melinda Lanius, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Claire Merriman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Vanessa Rivera Quiñones, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Simone SisnerosThiry, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125VO2975)

10:00 a.m.
Disseminating Mathematical Activities for Outreach Programs.
Lisa Rezac*, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
(1125VO3058)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Technology in the Calculus Classroom, I
Courtland, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Joel Kilty, Centre College joel.kilty@centre.edu
Alex M. McAllister,

8:00 a.m.
MYMathApps Calculus  Building on Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B. Yasskin*, Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade, University of South Carolina
Andrew Crenwelge, Texas A&M University
(1125H52669)

8:20 a.m.
Teaching Calculus with Ximera.
Bart Snapp*, The Ohio State University
(1125H52623)

8:40 a.m.
A Basic Approach to Creating Interactive Calculus Lessons in Mathematica.
Kristen Mazur*, Elon University
(1125H5112)

9:00 a.m.
Empowering Calculus Students through Mathematica.
Laura R Lynch*, College of Coastal Georgia
(1125H5404)

9:20 a.m.
Utilizing Mathematica for Higher Level Thinking in Multivariable Calculus.
Grace McClurkin*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Joshua Mike, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125H51185)

9:40 a.m.
3D visualizations in multivariable calculus: A pedagogy through technology.
Amit A Savkar*, Associate Professor in Residence/University of Connecticut
David Nichols, Graduate Assistant/University of Connecticut
(1125H52791)

10:00 a.m.
Maple Software Technology as a Stimulant Tool for Dynamic Interactive Calculus Teaching and Learning.
Lina Wu*, Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeThe City University of New York
(1125H5339)

10:20 a.m.
Exploring Sequences through Technology to Expand Students' Example Space.
Christine A. Herrera*, California State University, Chico, California
Alexander White, Texas State University
(1125H5173)

10:40 a.m.
Computation and cloud collaboration in a Calculus class.
Nikolay Brodskiy*, University of Tennessee
(1125H52405)

11:00 a.m.
Webbased apps for practice, scaffolding and conceptualization in calculus.
D Brian Walton*, James Madison University
(1125H52372)

11:20 a.m.
Three Ways of Using CalcPlot3D in the Multivariable Calculus Classroom.
Monica M VanDieren*, Robert Morris University
(1125H52330)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, III
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

8:00 a.m.
Art as a Pedagogical Innovation That Can Provide a Multicultural Dimension to the K12 Classroom.
Elizabeth C Rogers*, Piedmont College
(1125I13143)

8:20 a.m.
Mathematics and Science in Rangolee Art from India.
Madhuri Bapat*, Eastern Arizona College
(1125I12065)

8:40 a.m.
Math and Persian Art.
Samaneh Gholizadeh Hamidi*, Brigham Young University
(1125I11444)

9:00 a.m.
Break

9:20 a.m.
The Art that is Mathematics.
James M Henle*, Smith College
(1125I13125)

9:40 a.m.
Mathematics in a Dramatic Warmup Exercise.
John H Wilson*, Centre College
(1125I12720)

10:00 a.m.
Recurrence Relations for Melodies and Tilings.
Kurt E. Ludwick*, Salisbury University
(1125I12745)

10:20 a.m.
Identifying Dihedral Groups of Inversions in Music.
Craig M. Johnson*, Marywood University
(1125I12596)

10:40 a.m.
We Got The Beat: Using Rhythm to Teach and Motivate Mathematics.
Gareth E Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(1125I12046)

11:00 a.m.
Pythagoras to Secor: Improving the Miracle Temperament.
Anil Venkatesh*, Ferris State University
(1125I12295)

11:20 a.m.
Polyphonic Piano Transcription with an Infinite Training Dataset.
Samuel Jinglian Li*, Seminole High School
(1125I12945)

11:40 a.m.
Myia married Milo. And mathematics, music and athletic melted in beautiful harmony in Crotone's Pythagorean School.
Rosanna Iembo*, University of Calabria, Italy
Irene Iaccarino, High School of Music, Crotone, Italy
(1125I11740)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Meaningful Modeling in the First Two Years of College
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
Jason Douma, University of Sioux Falls jason.douma@usiouxfalls.edu

8:00 a.m.
Environmental Applications: Introduction to Mathematical Modeling.
Suzanne Sumner*, University of Mary Washington
(1125J51632)

8:20 a.m.
On Implementing Meaningful Model Selection Criteria.
Aden Ahmed*, Texas A&M UniversityKingville
Khairul Islam, Eastern Michigan University
(1125J5207)

8:40 a.m.
Mathematics for Modeling.
Mary Parker*, Austin Community College
Hunter Ellinger, Austin, Texas
Lindsay Orlando, Austin Community College
(1125J52591)

9:00 a.m.
Statistical Modeling as a ThoughtRevealing Activity.
Catherine Case*, University of Georgia
Tim Jacobbe, University of Florida
(1125J52846)

9:20 a.m.
Less is More: Mathematical Modeling Experiences for nonSTEM Majors.
Teresa D Magnus*, Rivier University
(1125J51777)

9:40 a.m.
Modeling with Mathematics: A Second Course in a Quantitative Reasoning Pathway.
Gregory D Foley*, Ohio University
(1125J52435)

10:00 a.m.
A Discrete Approach to Continuous Logistic Growth.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(1125J51500)

10:20 a.m.
Integrating First Year Mathematics and Physics through a ProblemBased Modeling Course.
Nathan Pennington*, Creighton University
(1125J52755)

10:40 a.m.
COMPASS  Combining Mathematics and Physics to Raise Mathematical Achievement.
Kelly Black*, University of Georgia
Guangming Yao, Clarkson University
Craig Wiegert, University of Georgia
Michael Ramsdell, Clarkson University
(1125J52468)

11:00 a.m.
An Alternative First Year Calculus Course: Modeling Calculus.
Brian J Birgen*, Wartburg College
(1125J51049)

11:20 a.m.
Calculus in Clinical Medicine: Using the Simulation Center to Model and Motivate Calculus and Differential Equations.
Melissa A Stoner*, Salisbury University
(1125J51807)

11:40 a.m.
Course "Mathematical Modeling in Life Sciences" at Xavier University of Louisiana.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1125J5671)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Numerical Analysis and Computer Science, II
Greenbriar, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

8:00 a.m.
On the Numerical Integration of InitialBoundary Value Problem to One Nonlinear Parabolic Equation.
Mikheil Tutberidze*, Associated Professor at Ilia State University
Akaki Gvalia, Director at LLC G.M.
(1125651649)

8:15 a.m.
A new multigrid method for the obstacle problem.
Joseph A Eichholz*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1125651947)

8:30 a.m.
(Un)Stable Manifold Computation via ForwardBackward Iteration.
Dmitriy Zhigunov*, The College of William & Mary
YuMin Chung, The College of William & Mary
(1125652023)

8:45 a.m.
An Unsteady TwoDimensional Complex Variable Boundary Element Method for Modeling Heat Transport Problems.
Bryce D. Wilkins*, United States Military Academy
Randy Boucher, United States Military Academy
(1125652229)

9:00 a.m.
An enhanced finite element method for a class of variational problems exhibiting the Lavrentiev gap phenomenon.
Xiaobing Feng, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Stefan Schnake*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125652392)

9:15 a.m.
An approach to the numerical solution of multidimensional stochastic Kawarada equations via adaptive operator splitting.
Joshua Lee Padgett*, Baylor University
(1125652397)

9:30 a.m.
Automated Computation for Symbolic and Graphical Representations of Separatrices for NDimensional Dynamical Systems.
Sarah Ryan Black*, New Mexico Tech  ICASA
Emily Kim Miller, New Mexico Tech  ICASA
(1125652491)

9:45 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Fracking and Induced Earthquakes.
A. Bass Bagayogo*, University of SaintBoniface
(1125652510)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of fungal growth.
Weiwei Zhang*, King's College, WilkesBarre, PA, 18711
(1125652636)

10:15 a.m.
The Trio Identity for Cubature Error.
Fred J Hickernell*, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1125652713)

10:30 a.m.
Maximum Energy Concentration Inside Composite Structures.
Robert Lipton, Center for Computation and Technology, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University
Paul Sinz*, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University
Michael Stuebner, University of Dayton Research Institute
(1125652751)

10:45 a.m.
Invariant Densities of FrobeniusPerron Operator Related to Random Maps.
Tulsi Upadhyay*, The University of Southern Mississippi
(1125652796)

11:00 a.m.
The answer to the P/NP problem is P${\neq}$NP  proof via logical analysis.
Bangyan Wen*, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Yi Lin, Slippery Rock University
(112568997)

11:15 a.m.
Computing Hypergeometric Solutions of Second Order Linear Differential Equations using Quotients of Formal Solutions and Integral Bases.
Erdal Imamoglu*, Florida State University
Mark van Hoeij, Florida State University
(1125681087)

11:30 a.m.
A Block Chain Mathematical Algorithm for Secure Data Authentication, Storage, Transmission, Reception and Distribution.
Robert S Owor*, Albany State University
Zephyrinus C Okonkwo, Albany State University
(1125682969)

11:45 a.m.
An Optimization Based Domain Decomposition Method for Stochastic Optimal Control Problems.
Jangwoon Lee*, University of Mary Washington
Lee, Yonsei University
Hwang, Yonsei University
(1125651403)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Ordinary Differential Equations
Embassy D, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Coercive Nonlocal Elements in Fractional Differential Equations.
Christopher S. Goodrich*, Creighton Preparatory School
(112534150)

8:15 a.m.
Fractional boundary value problems and Lyapunovtype inequalities with fractional integral boundary conditions.
Sougata Dhar*, Northern Illinois University
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University
Michael McCabe, Northern Illinois University
(112534330)

8:30 a.m.
Adaptive Polynomial Expansion Method for the Numerical Solution of the Landau Equation.
Bilyana Tzolova*, Johns Hopkins University
Abigail Hickok, Princeton University
Justyna Tafoya, University of New Mexico
Robert Loek Van Heyningen, University of California, Berkeley
Omer Tekin, University of California, Los Angeles
Frank Graziani, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Chris Scullard, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(112534502)

8:45 a.m.
TALK RELOCATED: Generalized SturmPicone Comparison Theorems.
Ahmed Ghatasheh*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(112534836)

9:00 a.m.
Continuous Dependence and Differentiating Solutions of an nth Order Boundary Value Problem with Integral Conditions.
Jeffrey W. Lyons*, Nova Southeastern University
Samantha A. Major, Nova Southeastern University
(112534859)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Positive Solutions of first order boundary value problems with nonlinear nonlocal boundary conditions.
Seshadev Padhi, Birla Institute of Technology
Jaffar Ali*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1125341280)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Glucose Dependent ReninAngiotensin System in Podocytes in Diabetic Kidney Disease.
Minu Pilvankar*, Oklahoma State University
Ashlee N FordVersypt, Oklahoma State University
Michele A. Higgins, Oklahoma State University
(1125341893)

9:45 a.m.
Uniqueness implies existence of solutions for threepoint boundary value problems for fractional differential equations.
Paul Eloe, University of Dayton
Tyler Masthay*, University of Dayton
(1125341911)

10:00 a.m.
Uniqueness implies existence of solutions for twopoint boundary value problems for fractional differential equations.
Paul Eloe*, University of Dayton
Tyler Masthay, University of Dayton
(1125341924)

10:15 a.m.
Extremal points for a fractional boundary value problem with a fractional boundary condition.
Jeffrey Thomas Neugebauer*, Eastern Kentucky University
(1125342075)

10:30 a.m.
Taylor Methods in Nonlinear Differential Equations.
Roger J Thelwell*, James Madison University
(1125342157)

10:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Prey cannibalism alters the dynamics of HollingTannertype predatorprey models.
Aladeen Al Basheer*, Clarkson University
Rana D Parshad, Clarkson University
Emmanuel Quansah, Clarkson University
Suman Bhowmick, Clarkson University
(1125342342)

11:00 a.m.
Solving Second Order Linear Differential Equations with Five Regular Singularities.
Vijay Jung Kunwar*, Albany State University
Mark van Hoeij, Florida State University
(1125342620)

11:15 a.m.
Modeling the interplay between Varroa destructorAcute Bee Paralysis Virus infestation and division of labour in a honeybee colony.
Vardayani Ratti*, Dartmouth College
Peter G Kevan, University of Guelph, Canada
Hermann J Eberl, University of Guelph
(1125342790)

11:30 a.m.
Modeling Harmful Agal Blooms in the Western Basin of Lake Erie and their Economic Impact.
Hem Raj Joshi*, Xavier University, Cincinnati
Mark Miller, Xavier University, Cincinnati
(1125342818)

11:45 a.m.
Mathematical modeling, analysis and computation of the influence of preventive measures on the spread of the Zika Virus.
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
Pradyuta Padmanabhan*, The Forcroft School
(1125343079)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), I
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Graphing and Fostering Operative Thought.
Kevin Charles Moore*, University of Georgia
(1125N11398)

8:20 a.m.
Math Anxiety in an Interactive Mathematics Classroom.
Daniel Visscher*, University of Mihigan
Nina White, University of Michigan
(1125N1939)

8:40 a.m.
Generalityconstruction processes of undergraduate students.
Duane Graysay*, Syracuse University
(1125N12995)

9:00 a.m.
Examining Students' Procedural and Conceptual Understanding of Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues in the Context of InquiryOriented Instruction.
Khalid Bouhjar*, Florida State University
Muhammad Haider, Florida State University
Christine Andrews Larson, Florida State University
(1125N11158)

9:20 a.m.
Student support resources in firstyear mathematics: Are they helping?
Rachel Elizabeth Keller*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Estrella Johnson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
(1125N12310)

9:40 a.m.
Is it a Function? Generalising from the Single to Multivariable Setting.
Allison Dorko*, Oregon State University
(1125N11359)

10:00 a.m.
Examining the Role of Experiential Time in Students' Covariational Reasoning.
Kristin M Frank*, Arizona State University
(1125N12722)

10:20 a.m.
Mathematical Problem Solving Practices: A comparison of a student in College Algebra to a student in Calculus.
R. Cavender Campbell*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1125N12444)

10:40 a.m.
A first lesson on proof by contradiction: Developing proof comprehension in a transitiontoproof course.
Darryl Chamberlain Jr.*, Georgia State University
Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University
(1125N11475)

11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An Ongoing Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Hillyer College Bridge Program in Improving AtRisk FirstYear Student Performance.
Elena A. Cheser*, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
(1125N11594)

11:20 a.m.
The Lead TA Influence: A Case Study on How the Lead TA Influences the Teaching Practices of Other GTAs.
Hayley Milbourne*, San Diego State University
(1125N11969)

11:40 a.m.
Student Generalizations from Finite to Infinite Dimensional Normed Spaces.
Zackery Kevin Reed*, Oregon State University
(1125N13098)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topics in Analysis, I
Techwood, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

8:00 a.m.
Can we generalize the limitdefinition of the derivative? II.
Udita N. Katugampola*, Department of Mathematical sciences, University of Delaware
(1125262897)

8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Weighted Korn inequality and solutions of the divergence on John domains.
Fernando Lopez Garcia*, University of California Riverside
(1125262920)

8:30 a.m.
Scale transforms of unbounded functions on an analogue of Wiener space.
Dong Hyun Cho*, Kyonggi University
(1125281732)

8:45 a.m.
Towards the classification of Legendre multiplier sequences.
Matthew Chasse, Brockport, NY
Tamas Forgacs*, California State University, Fresno
Andrzej Piotrowski, University of Alaska Southeast
(112530549)

9:00 a.m.
Break

9:15 a.m.
Zeros of optimal polynomial approximants and Jacobi matrices.
C Bénéteau, University of South Florida
D Khavinson, University of South Florida
C Liaw, Baylor University
D Seco*, Universitat de Barcelona
B Simanek, Baylor University
(1125301133)

9:30 a.m.
Convolutions Of Univalent Harmonic Mappings.
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Samaneh G. Hamidi*, Brigham Young University
Jay M. Jahangiri, Kent State University
Elif Yasar, Uludag University
(1125301183)

9:45 a.m.
Zeros of polynomials generated by rational functions with a hyperbolic polynomial type denominator.
Khang D Tran*, California State University, Fresno
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
(1125301701)

10:00 a.m.
Integral characterization and growth properties of analytic functions defined by a differential inequality.
See Keong Lee*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(1125301728)

10:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dirichlet's problem with entire data on ellipsoidal cylinder.
Dima Khavinson*, University of South Florida
Erik Lundberg, Florida Atlantic university
Hermann Render, University College Dublin
(112531734)

10:30 a.m.
The problem of pLaplacian and its Surjectivity on Infinite Graphs.
Lucio MG Prado*, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York, New York,NY 10007
(1125312849)

10:45 a.m.
Unilateral and bilateral identities of RogersRamanujan type.
Ahmad ElGuindy*, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
(1125332777)

11:00 a.m.
Special Functions arising from SturmLiouville Equations.
Charles T Fulton*, Florida Institute of Technology
Heinz Langer, Vienna University of Technology
(1125332873)

11:15 a.m.
Chebyshevlike maps in several and infinite variables.
Joshua P. Bowman*, Pepperdine University
(1125332933)

11:30 a.m.
Three dimensional Krawtchouk descriptors for local comparison of protein surfaces.
Atilla Sit*, Eastern Kentucky University
Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University
(1125333002)

11:45 a.m.
Moment Representations of Exceptional $X_1$ Orthogonal Polynomials.
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University
Jessica S. Kelly, Christopher Newport University
John M. Osborn*, Baylor University
(1125333076)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topology and Manifolds, I
International 1, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
A Colored Khovanov Homotopy Type.
Michael Willis*, University of Virginia
(1125541490)

8:15 a.m.
Hexagonal Mosaic Knots.
Malachi Alexander, California State University Monterey Bay
Selina Foster*, Westminster College
Gianni Krakoff, University of Washington
Jennifer McLoudMann, University of Washington Bothell
(1125541624)

8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: ZeroDimensional Spaces Homeomorphic to Their Cartesian Squares.
W łodzimierz J. Charatonik, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Sahika \c {S}ahan*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1125541820)

8:45 a.m.
Descriptive Set Theory and Borel Probabilities.
C Caruvana*, University of North Texas
R Kallman, University of North Texas
(1125542152)

9:00 a.m.
A Discussion on the Tangle Model: An Application of Topology.
Candice Renee Price*, University of San Diego
(1125542753)

9:15 a.m.
A Note on the Construction of Complex and Quaternionic Vector Fields on Spheres.
Mohammad A Obiedat*, Department of Science, Technology, and Mathematics, Gallaudet University
(11255537)

9:30 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m.
A neural network approach to computing knot invariants.
Mark C Hughes*, Brigham Young University
(1125551112)

10:00 a.m.
Interactive software for topological data analysis.
Luke Wolcott*, University of Southern California
(1125551272)

10:15 a.m.
Higher Big Homotopy Groups.
Keith Penrod*, Morehouse College
(1125551941)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic $v_n$ self maps of spectra at the prime 2.
Leanne Elizabeth Merrill*, University of Oregon
(1125552517)

10:45 a.m.
Combinatorial Hodge Theory for Equitable Kidney Paired Donation.
Joshua Lee Mike*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Vasileios Maroulas, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125552595)

11:00 a.m.
Constructing a finite spectrum with a $v_2$ self map at $p=3$.
Ben Reid*, University of Oregon
(1125552764)

11:15 a.m.
Equivariant dendroidal sets and the homotopy theory of equivariant operads.
Peter J. Bonventre*, University of Virginia
Luis Pereira, University of Virginia
(1125553042)

11:30 a.m.
Stabilizing Spectral Functors of Exact Categories.
Juan S. VilletaGarcia*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125553101)

11:45 a.m.
Exact Lagrangian fillings of Legendrian $(2,n)$ torus knots.
Yu Pan*, Duke University
(112555189)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Undergraduate Research, II
International A, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
On the subgroup generated by solutions of Pell's equation.
Elena C Covill*, Siena College
(112511889)

8:15 a.m.
On Summand Minimality of Generalized Zeckendorf Decompositions.
Chi Huynh, Georgia Institute of Technology/SMALL 2016
Carsten Peterson, Yale University/SMALL 2016
Yen Nhi Truong Vu*, Amherst College/SMALL 2016
(1125111815)

8:30 a.m.
Factorizations, elasticity, and Frobenius numbers of numerical monoids generated by a double arithmetic sequence.
Vanessa Arcelia Aguirre*, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Seneca Cox, University of Hawaii at Hilo
(1125112265)

8:45 a.m.
Symmetries of the Hypercube.
Lindsey Heiberger*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
Heather Palmer, St. Thomas Aquinas College
Daniel Viaud, St. Thomas Aquinas College
Meghan De Witt, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1125201771)

9:00 a.m.
Monomial Galois Groups of Homogeneous Linear Differential Equations of Arbitrary Order.
Jack Wagner*, Armstrong State University
Sabrina Hessinger, Armstrong State University
(1125202592)

9:15 a.m.
Anallagmatic Curves and Inversion About the Unit Hyperbola.
Stephanie P Neas*, University of WisconsinStout
(1125302460)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling the Zika Virus and Mitigating Microcephaly Outcomes.
Travis M. Metzger*, Morningside College
(1125341406)

9:45 a.m.
A Mathematical Model of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia with Treatment.
Lindsay K Bradley*, Winthrop University
Kristen Abernathy, Winthrop University
Zachary Abernathy, Winthrop University
(1125342126)

10:00 a.m.
Incorporating the Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis into a Treatment Model of Glioblastoma Multiforme.
Stephen M Steward*, Winthrop University
Joshua B Dasburg, Winthrop University
(1125343114)

10:15 a.m.
PDEs and hypercomplex differentiable functions.
David Michael Harper*, Florida International University
(1125351641)

10:30 a.m.
Parameter Estimation in a Mathematical Model of Tumor Growth.
Yaxin Zhang*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1125352266)

10:45 a.m.
Using Partial Differential Equations to Model Tumor Growth.
C. MaLyn Lawhorn*, Winthrop University
Zachary Abernathy, Winthrop University
Kristen Abernathy, Winthrop University
(1125352509)

11:00 a.m.
Further results on KAM tori appearing in the Charged Isosceles threebody Problem.
Yvonne Niyonzima*, Smith College
Angelica M RosarioSantos, Smith College
Marisa Bloom, Smith College
(1125371896)

11:15 a.m.
Classification of numerical sequences originating from recursive polynomial sequences.
Kathleen Lee*, Whittier College
Michelle Haver, Ohio Northern University
William McDermott, Virginia Tech
Alex Wilson, Michigan State University
(1125402461)

11:30 a.m.
Collineation Maps Between Tori.
Jacob Shulkin*, The University of Michigan
(112551589)

11:45 a.m.
Existence, Uniqueness, and CostOptimizing Results of Mathematical Trusses.
William Soller, Southwestern University
Kristen McCrary*, Southwestern University
(1125512532)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on The GAIMME Report on Mathematical Modeling in K16
A703, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Kathleen Fowler, Clarkson University kfowler@clarkson.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
Bylaws for a New Century: Q&A Forum on Proposed Changes in MAA Governance
Come learn and ask questions about the revised MAA bylaws which will be voted on at the Saturday MAA Business Meeting.
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Moderators:
Jim Daniel, MAA
Matt Boelkins, MAA

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council Meeting
Auburn, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Centennial Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on RE(UF)search on Graphs and Matrices, I
Embassy E, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Cheryl Grood, Swarthmore College cgrood1@swarthmore.edu
Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Mary Flagg, University of St. Thomas

8:30 a.m.
Comparing the large scale structure of Cayley graphs of the group of integers.
Violeta Vasilevska*, Utah Valley University
(112520720)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical secondary terms for a conjecture of Cohen and Lenstra.
Cassie Williams*, James Madison University
(112511951)

9:30 a.m.
Topological symmetry groups of Möbius ladders.
E Flapan, Pomona College
E Davie Lawrence*, University of San Francisco
(112557934)

10:00 a.m.
Peak Sets of Graphs.
Alexander DiazLopez, Swarthmore College
Lucas Everham, Florida Gulf Coast University
Pamela E Harris*, Williams College
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
Vincent Marcantonio, Florida Gulf Coast University
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College
(112505632)

10:30 a.m.
Faster computation of zero forcing parameters.
Louis Deaett*, Quinnipiac University
Alexander Hutman, Quinnipiac University
(1125052963)

11:00 a.m.
NordhausGaddum problems for the power domination number of a simple graph.
Mary Flagg*, University of St. Thomas, Houston
Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Katherine F. Benson, Westminster College
Veronika Furst, Fort Lewis College
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University and AIM
Violeta Vasilevska, Utah Valley University
(112505578)

11:30 a.m.
The relationship between $k$forcing and $k$power domination.
Daniela Ferrero*, Texas State University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
Franklin H. J. Kenter, United States Naval Academy
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(1125052671)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Random Polygons and Knots
A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia jason.cantarella@gmail.com

8:30 a.m.
Generating random knots and links from random permutations.
Joel Hass*, UC Davis
(1125AF1405)

9:00 a.m.
Slipknotting in the Knot Diagram Model.
Harrison Chapman*, University of Georgia
(1125AF423)

9:30 a.m.
TesseLace: An interesting family of doublyperiodic alternating braids.
Veronika Irvine*, University of Waterloo
(1125AF354)

10:00 a.m.
Entanglement complexity in lattice polygon models of polymers under confinement.
Christine Soteros*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan
(1125AF2068)

10:30 a.m.
Knotting and Size in Ergodically Generated OffLattice Walks with Excluded Volume.
Laura K. Plunkett*, Holy Names University
Kyle Chapman, University of Georgia
(1125AF2072)

11:00 a.m.
Knot Fertility and Heredity.
Allison Henrich*, Seattle University
(1125AF616)

11:30 a.m.
Entanglement of Confined Random Polygonal Chains.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1125AF902)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Modelling, I
M106 & M107, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Erkan Nane, Auburn University ezn0001@auburn.edu
Jebessa B. Mijena, Georgia College and State University

8:30 a.m.
Some isomorphism identities for Poissonian infinitely divisible processes.
Jan Rosinski*, University of Tennessee
(1125601179)

9:00 a.m.
Invariant Markov processes under Lie group actions.
Ming Liao*, Auburn University
(112560740)

9:30 a.m.
Operators on discrete random chaos modeling quantum phenomena.
Jerzy Szulga*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
(1125601887)

10:00 a.m.
Phase Uniqueness for the Mallows Model.
Shannon Starr*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Meg Walters, University of Rochester
(1125601153)

10:30 a.m.
Small deviations for timechanged Brownian motions and applications to secondorder chaos.
Daniel Dobbs*, Trine University
(112560755)

11:00 a.m.
Sample Paths of the Solution to the Fractional Stochastic Heat Equation Driven by a FractionalColored Noise.
Randall Herrell, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Renming Song, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Dongsheng Wu*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Yimin Xiao, Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University
(112560391)

11:30 a.m.
Stability of the solution of stochastic differential equation driven by timechanged Lévy noise.
Erkan Nane, Auburn University
Yinan Ni*, Auburn University
(112537395)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
From Gauss to today: class numbers and ptorsion in class groups of number fields.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Lillian Pierce*, Duke University
(1125A018)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Introductory Proposal Writing for Grant Applications to the National Science Foundation EHR Division of Undergraduate Education
Vinings, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Presenters:
Ron Buckmire, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
John Haddock, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
Teri Jo Murphy, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
Sandra Richardson, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
Lee Zia, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
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

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
Teaching an Applied Topology Course
L508, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Williams College
Robert Franzosa, University of Maine

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part A
Teaching an Introduction to the Mathematics of Computer Graphics
L506 & L507, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Nathan C. Carter, Bentley University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Classroom
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Timothy B. Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Shannon R. Lockard, Bridgewater State University Shannon.Lockard@bridgew.edu

9:00 a.m.
Great Pedagogical Gains from Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Calculus I.
Abe Edwards*, Michigan State University
(1125G51980)

9:20 a.m.
Aspects of Calculus 3 in flexible solar panels and other renewable sources of energy.
Malgorzata Aneta Marciniak*, CUNY
Marina Nechayeva, CUNY
Vladimir Przhebelskiy, CUNY
(1125G52352)

9:40 a.m.
Using classroom as a venue for undergraduate research.
Tanweer J. Shapla, Eastern Michigan University
Khairul Islam*, Eastern Michigan University
(1125G5522)

10:00 a.m.
The irresistible attraction of big mathematical ideas  Creating an interest in undergraduate research.
George E Cazacu*, Georgia College
(1125G52628)

10:20 a.m.
Image and Data in the Classroom: Research and Researchlike Experiences.
Tom Asaki*, Washington State University
Marie Snipes, Kenyon College
Heather Moon, LewisClark State College
Chris Camfield, Hendrix Collge
(1125G52643)

10:40 a.m.
Creating and Investigating Classes of Graphs.
Shannon R Lockard*, Bridgewater State University
(1125G52828)

11:00 a.m.
Final Projects that Give a Taste of Research.
Caroline Haddad*, SUNY Geneseo
(1125G51603)

11:20 a.m.
Mickey Mouse, Kevin Bacon, and How Undergraduate Research Opened a Whole New World For Me.
Jeffrey S. Powell*, Samford University
(1125G52377)

11:40 a.m.
Development and Implementation of a Research Methods Course.
Carolyn A Otto*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Manda R Riehl, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1125G52120)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Proofs and Mathematical Reasoning in the First Two Years of College, I
A702, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Dean Gooch, Santa Rosa Junior College Dgooch@santarosa.edu
Chris Oehrlein,
Joanne Peeples,

9:20 a.m.
Use of Templates in Teaching Proof Writing.
Brandilyn Stigler*, Southern Methodist University
(1125M53055)

9:40 a.m.
The Role of Operable Interpretations of Definitions in Writing Proof Frameworks.
Ahmed Benkhalti*, New Mexico State University
John Selden, New Mexico State University
Annie Selden, New Mexico State University
(1125M5743)

10:00 a.m.
Why Courses in Proofs and Mathematical Reasoning need to be Taught at TwoYear Colleges.
Dean Gooch*, Santa Rosa Junior College
(1125M51528)

10:20 a.m.
Introducing proof through argumentation: An analysis of K12 tasks.
Steven R LeMay*, University of Connecticut
Fabiana A. Cardetti, University of Connecticut
(1125M52487)

10:40 a.m.
Proofs: An Introduction to Reading, Analyzing and Writing Mathematics.
David Burns*, Western Connecticut State University
(1125M51648)

11:00 a.m.
Contraposition, Complements, Counterexamples, and Counting: Enumerative Combinatorics as an Introduction to Proof Course.
Erin E Bancroft*, Grove City College
(1125M51819)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session for Chairs
Data, Information, Knowledge using Annual Survey of Math Science /& CBMS Survey
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Daniel Maki, Indiana University
Catherine Murphy, Purdue University Northwest
Panelists:
Thomas Barr, American Mathematical Society
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
Pushing for change: the MAA and advocacy
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Karen Saxe, Macalester College
David Manderscheid, The Ohio State University
Panelists:
Daniel Goroff, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
David Manderscheid, The Ohio State University
Michael Pearson, MAA

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Grand Hall, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Project NExT Panel
Activities for Contextualizing Mathematics in Undergraduate Courses
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Eric Hanson, Texas Christian University
Sarah Nelson, LenoirRhyne University
Hwayeon Ryu, University of Hartford
Ivan Ventura, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Presenters:
Dawn Archey, University of Detroit Mercy
Chad Topaz, Macalester College

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on History or Philosophy of Mathematics
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

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session
Mathematical outreach programs.
Marquis Ballroom, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Betsy Yanik, Emporia State University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AWMAMS Noether Lecture
Real loci in symplectic manifolds.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Lisa Jeffrey*, University of Toronto
(1125581619)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIGMAA Officers Meeting
Imperial Ballroom A, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Andrew Miller, Belmont University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Updated: AMS Special Presentation
AMS Conversation on NonAcademic Employment
A704, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Moderators:
NEW: David Moulton, Google, Inc.
Panelists:
NEW: Nico Aiello, Bloomberg
NEW: Kim Laine, Microsoft Research
NEW: Amber Smith, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
NEW: Kelly Yancey, Institute for Defense Analyses

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAAAMS Joint Panel
Design (or improve) Preparation of Your Graduate Students to Teach: Using MAA's CoMInDS Resource Suite
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University
Panelists:
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Natasha Speer, University of Maine
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University
Sarah Schott, Duke University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
Models for Mathematicians Working with K12 Mathematics Teachers
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Ben Ford, Sonoma State University
Debbie Gochenaur, Shippensburg University
Panelists:
James A.M. Epperson, The University of Texas at Arlington
Davida Fischman, California State University, San Bernardino
Robert M. Klein, Ohio University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and Technology
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

Thursday January 5, 2017, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Project NExT Lecture on Teaching
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
The Dynamics of Particle Systems by Boltzmann Type Models.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Irene M. Gamba*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1125452366)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
The focusing energy critical wave equation: the radial case in 3 space dimensions.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Carlos E. Kenig*, University of Chicago
(112535297)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Numerical Analysis for Partial Differential Equations, II
M103 & 104, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Thomas Lewis, University of North Carolina at Greensboro tllewis3@uncg.edu
Amanda Diegel, Louisiana State University

1:00 p.m.
An Energy Stable FiniteDifference Scheme for Functionalized CahnHilliard Equation and its Convergence Analysis.
Wenqiang Feng*, The University of Tennessee
Cheng Wang, The University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth
Steven Matthew Wise, The University of Tennessee
(112535107)

1:30 p.m.
Exponential Time Differencing Gauge Method for Incompressible Viscous Flows.
Zhu Wang, University of South Carolina
Lili Ju*, University of South Carolina
(1125651653)

2:00 p.m.
Uniquely solvable and energy stable decoupled schemes for CahnHilliardStokesDarcy system.
Wenbin Chen, Fudan University
Daozhi Han, Indiana University
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University
(1125651455)

2:30 p.m.
Improved accuracy in algebraic splitting methods for NavierStokes equations.
Leo Rebholz*, Clemson University
Mengying Xiao, Clemson University
(112565393)

3:00 p.m.
A new optimally convergent HDG method for Kortewegde Vries type equations.
Bo Dong*, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
(1125651922)

3:30 p.m.
Superconvergence of Immersed Finite Element Methods.
Xu Zhang*, Mississippi State University
(112565943)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Statistics (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), II
Inman, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Mateja Raic, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nathaniel Bushnek, University of Alaska, Anchorage nbushek@uaa.alaska.edu
Daniel Irving Bernstein, North Carolina State University

1:00 p.m.
Identifiability of species trees from gene tree clades and splits.
Elizabeth S. Allman, University of Alaska Fairbanks
James H. Degnan, University of New Mexico
John A. Rhodes*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(1125621343)

1:30 p.m.
Maximum likelihood geometry for groupbased phylogenetic models.
Kaie Kubjas*, Aalto University
Dimitra Kosta, University of Edinburgh
(1125621765)

2:00 p.m.
Maximum Likelihood Degree of Toric Varieties and Discriminants.
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University Mathematics Department
Carlos Amendola, Technische Universitaet, Berlin
Nathan Bliss, University of Illinois at Chicago
Isaac Burke, National University of Ireland, Galway
Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College
Martin Helmer, University of California, Berkeley
Evan Nash, Ohio State University
Jose Rodriguez, University of Chicago
Daniel Smolkin, University of Utah
(1125142238)

2:30 p.m.
Topological Invariants and the Maximum Likelihood Degree of a Toric Variety.
Martin Helmer*, University of California, Berkeley
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
(1125142021)

3:00 p.m.
Maximum Likelihood Estimate Homotopy Tracking for Twisted Toric Models.
Carlos Amendola*, Technical University, Berlin
(1125621739)

3:30 p.m.
Convexity in treespaces.
Bo Lin, University of California, Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
XIaoxian Tang, University of Bremen
Ruriko Yoshida*, University of Kentucky
(11250558)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on An Amicable Combination of Algebra and Number Theory (Dedicated to Dr. Helen G. Grundman), II
International 10, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Eva Goedhart, Lebanon Valley College egoedhart@smith.edu
Pamela E. Harris, Williams College
Daniel P. Wisniewski, DeSales University
Alejandra Alvarado, Eastern Illinois University

1:00 p.m.
Modularity for Schreieder's varieties.
Laure Flapan, University of California, Los Angeles
Jaclyn Ann Lang*, Université Paris 13
(112511536)

1:30 p.m.
Exponents of Class Groups in Towers of Number Fields.
Farshid Hajir*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Christian Maire, University of FrancheComte
(1125113112)

2:00 p.m.
Fake Real Quadratic Orders.
Renate Scheidler*, University of Calgary
(1125112837)

2:30 p.m.
A history of studies of a certain pair of Diophantine equations.
Laura HallSeelig*, Merrimack College
(1125111465)

3:00 p.m.
Zeros and irreducibility of gcdpolynomials.
Karl Dilcher*, Dalhousie University
Sinai Robins, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(112511756)

3:30 p.m.
Progress and Challenges Regarding Tetranomial Thue Equations.
Daniel P. Wisniewski*, DeSales University
(1125112758)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytical and Computational Studies in Mathematical Biology, II
L405 & L406, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Yanyu Xiao, University of Cincinnati yanyu.xiao@uc.edu
XiangSheng Wang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

1:00 p.m.
Fitness based prey dispersal and prey persistence in intraguild predation systems.
Robert Stephen Cantrell*, The University of Miami
KingYeung Lam, The Ohio State University
Xinru Cao, Renmin University of China
Tian Xiang, Renmin University of China
(112592237)

1:30 p.m.
Extinction and uniform strong persistence of a sizestructured population model.
Keng Deng*, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Yixiang Wu, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
(1125351344)

2:00 p.m.
A Final Size Relation for Epidemic Models of VectorTransmitted Diseases.
Fred Brauer*, Department of mathematics, University of British Columbia
(1125921598)

2:30 p.m.
Mathematical modeling and dynamics of interactive wild and sterile mosquito populations and release strategies.
Jia Li*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(1125922131)

3:00 p.m.
Malaria and vector dynamics in the Kenyan highlands.
D. I. Wallace*, Dartmouth College
(1125921063)

3:30 p.m.
A computational model to evaluate outcomes of various vaccine strategies.
Yanyu Xiao*, University of Cincinnati
(1125922220)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Character Varieties (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), II
Fairlie, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Nathan Druivenga, University of Kentucky
Brett Frankel, Northwestern University
Ian Le, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics mrccv2017@gmail.com

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial and Cohomological Invariants of Flag Manifolds and Related Varieties, II
A705, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Martha Precup, Northwestern University mprecup@math.northwestern.edu
Rebecca Goldin, George Mason University

1:00 p.m.
The cyclic Bruhat decomposition of flag manifolds.
Allen Knutson*, Cornell University
(1125141263)

1:30 p.m.
Lusztig's Generalized Springer Correspondence and Graham's Variety in Type A.
William Graham, University of Georgia
Martha Precup, Northwestern University
Amber Russell*, Butler University
(1125172782)

2:00 p.m.
Bruhat orders on wonderful embeddings of symmetric varieties of type A.
Mahir Bilen Can*, Tulane University
(1125142273)

2:30 p.m.
Diagrams and essential sets for signed permutations.
David Anderson*, The Ohio State University
(112505665)

3:00 p.m.
The Peterson Isomorphism: Moduli of Curves and Alcove Walks.
Elizabeth Milićević*, Haverford College
Arun Ram, University of Melbourne
(1125141903)

3:30 p.m.
Cominuscule points in Schubert varieties.
William Graham*, University of Georgia
Victor Kreiman, University of Wisconsin  Parkside
(1125222312)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Structures in Number Theory, II
International 9, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Anna Haensch, Duquesne University haenscha@duq.edu
Adriana Salerno, Bates College

1:00 p.m.
Lower bounds on the canonical heights associated to some rational maps.
Bianca A Thompson*, Harvey Mudd College
(1125111273)

1:30 p.m.
Index divisibility in dynamical sequences and cyclic orbits modulo $p$.
Annie Chen, Boulder High School
T. Alden Gassert*, Western New England University
Katherine E. Stange, University of Colorado Boulder
(1125112425)

2:00 p.m.
Counting quaternion algebras.
Benjamin Linowitz, Oberlin College
D. B. McReynolds, Purdue University
Paul Pollack, University of Georgia
Lola Thompson*, Oberlin College
(112511551)

2:30 p.m.
Lower bounds for Hilbert class polynomials.
Reinier Broker*, CCR Princeton
Allan Keeton, CCR Princeton
(112511388)

3:00 p.m.
Toroidal Belyĭ Pairs, Toroidal Graphs, and their Monodromy Groups.
Edray Herber Goins*, Purdue University
(112511475)

3:30 p.m.
Torsion subgroups of CM elliptic curves.
Paul Pollack*, University of Georgia
(1125112334)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Systems, II
M301, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jim Wiseman, Agnes Scott College jwiseman@agnesscott.edu
Aimee Johnson, Swarthmore College

1:00 p.m.
Intrinsic Stability of Dynamical Networks.
Benjamin Z Webb*, Brigham Young University
(112537972)

1:30 p.m.
Bounded Topological Speedups.
Lori Alvin, Bradley University
Drew D Ash*, Davidson College
Nic Ormes, University of Denver
(1125371608)

2:00 p.m.
Selfinduced systems.
Fabien Durand, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
Nicholas Ormes*, University of Denver
Samuel Petite, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
(1125371203)

2:30 p.m.
A condition for topological conjugacy to an odometer.
Sarah Bailey Frick*, Furman University
Karl Petersen, University of North Carolina
Sandra Shields, College of Charleston
(112537942)

3:00 p.m.
Entropy of $C^1$ diffeomorphisms without a dominated splitting.
Jerome Buzzi, Universite ParisSud
Sylvain Crovisier, Universite ParisSud
Todd Fisher*, Brigham Young University
(112537406)

3:30 p.m.
The spacetime of a shift automorphism.
John Franks*, Northwestern University
Bryna Kra, Northwestern University
Van Cyr, Bucknell University
(112537909)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fusion Categories and Quantum Symmetries, II
International 3, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University julia@math.tamu.edu
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Daniel Otero, Xavier University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Lie Group Representations, Discretization, and Gelfand Pairs (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), II
Spring, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Matthew Dawson, CIMAT
Holley Friedlander, Dickenson College
John Hutchens, WinstonSalem State University jmm17mrclie@gmail.com
Wayne Johnson, Truman State University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
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

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Physiology and Medicine (a Mathematics Research Communities Session), II
Dunwoody, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Kamila Larripa, Humboldt State University kamila.larripa@gmail.com
Charles Puelz, Rice University
Laura Strube, University of Utah
Longhua Zhao, Case Western Reserve University

1:00 p.m.
A Combined Experimental and Computational Approach to Characterize Differential Response to Hemorrhagic Shock.
Brian E. Carlson*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Daniel A. Beard, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Brendan M. McCracken, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Kevin R. Ward, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M. Hakam Tiba, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jae Hyuk Lee, Seoul National University
(1125922562)

1:30 p.m.
Influence of NonPhysiological Blood Pressure Artifacts on Cerebral Autoregulation.
Erica M Rutter*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Adam Mahdi, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK
(112592782)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling HostPathogen Interactions During InfluenzaPneumococcal Coinfection.
Amber M Smith*, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
(112592457)

2:30 p.m.
Getting to the target on time.
Ami Radunskaya*, Pomona College
(112535888)

3:00 p.m.
A mathematical model for generating synthetic blood pressure.
Adam Mahdi*, University of Oxford, UK
(1125922443)

3:30 p.m.
Interaction between blood flow and multilayered structure of arterial walls.
Suncica Canic*, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston
Josip Tambaca, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Martina Bukac, University of Notre Dame
Yifan Wang, University of Houston
Boris Muha, University of Zagreb
(1125762916)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics of Cryptography, II
International C, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Nathan Kaplan, University of California, Irvine nckaplan@math.uci.edu
Alice Silverberg, University of California, Irvine

1:00 p.m.
Some remarks on Coppersmith's method and smallexponent RSA.
Bhargav Narayanan, Cambridge University
Stephen D. Miller*, Rutgers University
Ramarathnam Venkatesan, Microsoft Research India
(1125111047)

1:30 p.m.
Postquantum publickey cryptography based on isogenies between supersingular elliptic curves.
David Jao*, University of Waterloo
(112511903)

2:00 p.m.
Isogeny Graphs of Ordinary Abelian Varieties.
Ernest Hunter Brooks*, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Dimitar P. Jetchev, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Benjamin Pierre Charles Wesolowski, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
(112511900)

2:30 p.m.
Isogenies of Edwards Curves.
Dustin Moody*, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Daniel Shumow, Microsoft
(112514596)

3:00 p.m.
Supersingular Isogeny Graphs and Quantum Arithmetic.
Kristin Estella Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(1125111129)

3:30 p.m.
Machine Learning on Encrypted Data.
Kim Laine*, Microsoft Research, USA
(1125681556)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on RE(UF)search on Graphs and Matrices, II
Embassy E, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Cheryl Grood, Swarthmore College cgrood1@swarthmore.edu
Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Mary Flagg, University of St. Thomas

1:00 p.m.
Coprime and prime labelings of ladder graphs and complete bipartite graphs.
Adam Berliner, St. Olaf College
Nate Dean, Texas State University
Jonelle Hook, Mount St. Mary's University
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
aBa Mbirika*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Cayla McBee, Providence College
(112505744)

1:30 p.m.
Prime Labelings of Hypercube Graphs.
Cayla D. McBee*, Providence College
(112505955)

2:00 p.m.
On matrices subordinate to a tree.
Charles R Johnson, The College of William and Mary
Ilya M Spitkovsky*, New York University Abu Dhabi
(112515897)

2:30 p.m.
A tale of two matrices.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(112515252)

3:00 p.m.
Random Matrix Ensembles with Split Limiting Behavior.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
(112515428)

3:30 p.m.
Chutes, Ladders, and Markov Chains.
Jason Callahan*, St. Edward's University
(112591856)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Calculus and Quasilinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Embassy F, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Shijun Zheng, Georgia Southern University szheng@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Marius Beceanu, State University of New York  Albany
Tuoc Van Phan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

1:00 p.m.
Long time behavior of solutions to the mKdV.
Benjamin HarropGriffiths*, New York University
(1125351900)

1:30 p.m.
Instability of Cauchy horizon under spherically symmetric perturbations.
Jonathan Luk, Stanford University
SungJin Oh*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(1125352824)

2:00 p.m.
Propagation of water waves.
Jerry Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1125353045)

2:30 p.m.
The focusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation with inverse square potential.
Rowan Killip, UCLA
Jason Murphy*, UC Berkeley
Monica Visan, UCLA
Jiqiang Zheng, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
(1125351709)

3:00 p.m.
Nonlinear modulatioal instability of dispersive wave models.
Zhiwu Lin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jiayin Jin, Georgia Institue of Technology
Shasha Liao, Nankai University
(1125352052)

3:30 p.m.
Finite dimensional approximation for cubic NLS.
Xiaoyi Zhang*, University of Iowa
(1125351822)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Spin Glasses and Disordered Media, II
The Learning Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University auffing@math.northwestern.edu
Aukosh Jagannath, New York University
Dmitry Panchenko, University of Toronto

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Modelling, II
M106 & M107, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Erkan Nane, Auburn University ezn0001@auburn.edu
Jebessa B. Mijena, Georgia College and State University

1:00 p.m.
Invariance principle for tempered fractionally integrated time series.
Farzad Sabzikar*, Iowa State University
Donatas Surgailis, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
(112560852)

1:30 p.m.
Intermittency fronts for spacetime fractional stochastic partial differential equations in $(d+1)$ dimensions.
Sunday A Asogwa*, Auburn University
Erkan Nane, Auburn University
(1125601122)

2:00 p.m.
Mean square power series solutions and its applications in solving linear second order random differential equations.
Laura Villafuerte Altuzar*, Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas
Juan Carlos Cortes, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
(1125601431)

2:30 p.m.
Large time behavior for the solution of the fractional stochastic heat equation in bounded domains.
Mohammud Foondun, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
Ngartelbaye Guerngar*, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
Erkan Nane, Auburn, Auburn, AL, USA
(1125601057)

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Simulating Option Pricing Models with Hereditary Structure.
Flavia C SancierBarbosa*, Antioch College
(1125603072)

3:30 p.m.
Dyson type formula for pure jump Lévy processes and applications.
Jin Sixian*, Claremont Graduate University, Institute of Mathematical Sicences
Schellhorn Henry, Claremont Graduate University
Vives Josep, Universitat de Barcelona
(112560169)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
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

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Technical Tools for Mathematical 3D Printing
A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Elizabeth Denne, Washington and Lee University dennee@wlu.edu
Laura Taalman, James Madison University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSNAM Joint Special Session on The Mathematics of the Atlanta University Center, II
M101, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu
Monica Jackson, American University
Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Numerical Algebraic Geometry, II
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Daniel Brake, University of Notre Dame dbrake@nd.edu
Robert Krone, Queen's University
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago

1:00 p.m.
Sampling Algebraic Varieties for Sum of Squares Programs.
Diego Cifuentes*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pablo A Parrilo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(112590394)

1:30 p.m.
SVDquartets and Numerical Algebraic Geometry.
Ruth Davidson*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(1125921559)

2:00 p.m.
Numerical algebraic geometry in econometrics and the GMM degree.
LekHeng Lim, University of Chicago
Jose Israel Rodriguez*, University of Chicago
(1125142339)

2:30 p.m.
Numerical algebraic geometry for identifying the number of components in Gaussian Mixture Models.
Sara Shirinkam*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio
Adel Alaeddini, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio
Elizabeth Gross, Department of Mathematics, San Jose State University
(112514619)

3:00 p.m.
Trace Test.
Frank Sottile*, Texas A&M University
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago
(1125141383)

3:30 p.m.
Geometric measure of entanglement of symmetric dqubits is polynomialtime computable.
Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
Li Wang*, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
(112514870)

Thursday January 5, 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

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Humanistic Mathematics, II
Embassy C, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Strategies to Inspire & Prepare Potential STEM Majors Who are Not Yet Ready for Calculus, I
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Suzanne I Doree, Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Rebecca Hartzler, Seattle Central College
Michael Oehrtman, Oklahoma State University
Frank Savina, University of Texas at Austin

1:00 p.m.
STEM Women Majors: A Path to Success.
Junalyn P. NavarraMadsen*, Texas Woman's University
(1125F13113)

1:20 p.m.
Prepare Potential STEM Majors Who Are Not Yet Ready for Calculus Sequence.
Margaret H. Dean, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
Yi Han, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
Fatima Prioleau*, Department of Mathematics, BMCC, The City University of New York
(1125F11967)

1:40 p.m.
Hit the Ground Running: A Summer Bridge to Success at Missouri S&T.
Paul N Runnion*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Barbara Wilkins, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1125F1453)

2:00 p.m.
Calculus with Integrated Precalculus for Underprepared STEM Majors.
Ellen J Goldstein*, Boston College
(1125F1932)

2:20 p.m.
Two Approaches to Precalculus.
Cathy W Grilli*, Christian Brothers University
Andrew Diener, Christian Brothers University
(1125F12806)

2:40 p.m.
Building and Sustaining Success in Precalculus Through a MultiPronged Approach.
Sharon Lanaghan*, California State University Dominguez Hills
Matthew G Jones, California State University Dominguez Hills
(1125F1385)

3:00 p.m.
Preparing students to succeed in Calculus through adaptive instructional approach.
Rachid Ait Maalem Lahcen*, University of Central Florida
R. N. Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(1125F13057)

3:20 p.m.
Impact of an Online Bridge Program for Preparedness for Quantitative Reasoning.
James S Rolf*, Yale University
John Hall, Yale University
(1125F12989)

3:40 p.m.
To Work or Not To Work: Understanding How Natural Work Habits Can Help or Hurt Students in SelfPaced Courses.
Khushikumari PatelDesai*, Clemson Univeristy
Eliza Dargan Gallagher, Clemson University
Claire L.A. Dancz, Clemson University
Jeffery M. Plumblee II, Clemson University
Charity N. Watson, Clemson University
(1125F11786)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, II
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.
An undergraduate uses O.R. to improve her university's final exam schedules.
Danielle Sienko, Kutztown University
Paul Ache, Kutztown University
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University
Francis Vasko, Kutztown University
Ted Witryk, Kutztown University
(1125VC1942)

1:15 p.m.
Using continued fractions with logarithmic basis functions to overcome singular points via a nonlinear onestep method.
Ramanjit K. Sahi*, Austin Peay State University
Chenchutta D. Jackson, Austin Peay State University
Samuel N. Jator, Austin Peay State University
(1125VC1827)

1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Hybrid Optimization for MixedInteger Nonlinear Problems via a Genetic Algorithm and Implicit Filtering.
Benjamin D Ritz*, Clarkson University Department of Mathematics
(1125VC1847)

1:45 p.m.
Accelerating stochastic collocation methods for PDEs with random coefficients.
Peter Jantsch*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125VC1932)

2:00 p.m.
Coexistence conditions for nonlinear reactiondiffusion population models.
Timothy Robertson*, Andrews University
Joon Hyuk Kang, Andrews University
(1125VC2558)

2:15 p.m.
HighOrder Adaptive Extended Stencil Finite Element Method (AESFEM) on Tangled Meshes.
Rebecca C Conley*, Saint Peter's University
Tristan J Delaney, Stony Brook University
Xiangmin Jiao, Stony Brook University
(1125VC1992)

2:30 p.m.
Existence of Solutions for semilinear problems with prescribed number of zeros on exterior domains.
Janak R. Joshi*, University of North Texas
Joseph Iaia, University of North Texas
(1125VC2017)

2:45 p.m.
WarGaming Applications for Achieving Optimum Acquisition of Future Space Systems.
Karel Marshall, Andrews University
Paul Vienhage*, Emory University
Heather Barcomb, SUNY Geneseo
William A. Black, Lehigh University
(1125VC2043)

3:00 p.m.
Cleaner Air Through Parallelized Simulations of Novel Mathematical Models of GasSurface Interactions.
Mary Barker*, Tarleton State University
(1125VC2084)

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Spectral Singularities of the Impulsive Difference Equations.
Serifenur Cebesoy*, Ankara University/ TURKEY
(1125VC2264)

3:30 p.m.
Pricing of boundarylinked assets by stochastic boundary value problems by using a new adaptive multiple shooting methods.
Davood Damircheli*, Mississippi State University
(1125VC2178)

3:45 p.m.
TIME CHANGE: Neural codes, undecidability, and a new class of local obstructions.
Aaron H Chen*, Cornell University
(1125VC2154)

4:00 p.m.
The Effectively Linear Behavior of the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation.
Katelyn Leisman*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gregor Kovacic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
David Cai, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
(1125VC1971)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Linear Algebra
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

1:00 p.m.
Factorization Properties of Graph Correspondences.
Rene Ardila*, University of Iowa
(1125VI154)

1:15 p.m.
Combined Matrices of sign regular matrices.
Máximo De Jesús Santana*, Full time professor/ Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
Rafael Bru, València, Spain
María Teresa Gassó, València, Spain
Isabel Giménez, València, Spain
(1125VI470)

1:30 p.m.
ZeroSum Coefficient Derivations in Three Variables of Triangular Algebras.
Youngsoo Kim*, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
Byunghoon Lee, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
(1125VI937)

1:45 p.m.
Envelopes that bound the spectrum of a matrix.
Göran Bergqvist*, Linköping University
(1125VI1138)

2:00 p.m.
Tangent Bundle Algorithms for Averaging Point Clouds on Grassmann and Stiefel Manifolds.
Justin D Marks*, Gonzaga University
(1125VI3136)

2:15 p.m.
Wow Them: Achieve the Maximum Error in IllConditioned Systems.
J Donato Fortin*, Johnson & Wales University  Charlotte
(1125VI2335)

2:30 p.m.
Implementation of Nested Dissection Method Using Block Elimination.
Hashim A Saber*, University of North Georgia
(1125VI2961)

2:45 p.m.
A Criterion for Normality.
Cara D. Brooks*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Alberto A. Condori, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1125VI2955)

3:00 p.m.
Talk Cancelled: Generalized Cyclotomic Polynomials and Projective Order.
Joshua Boone*, Lincoln Memorial University
(1125VI2512)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematical Rankings of an FBI Drug Ring.
Laurie Zack*, High Point University
(1125VI1844)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Probability and Statistics, II
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

1:00 p.m.
Racial and Gender Disparities in Incidence of Lung and Bronchus Cancer in the United States: A Longitudinal Analysis.
JeanJacques KengwoungKeumo*, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
(1125VP1260)

1:15 p.m.
Predicting Internet Domain Popularity.
Erica Maciejewski*, Arlington, VA
(1125VP1332)

1:30 p.m.
Stable QuasiBirthDeath Processes with Timevarying Periodic Transition Rates are Asymptotically Geometric.
Barbara Margolius*, Cleveland State University
(1125VP1408)

1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: $n$digit Benford converges to Benford.
Azar Khosravani*, Columbia College Chicago
Constantin Rasinariu, Columbia College Chicago
(1125VP1413)

2:00 p.m.
PseudoLikelihood Estimates and Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for the Mean of ZeroInflated Population.
Khyam Paneru*, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Robert N Padgett, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1125VP1630)

2:15 p.m.
Differential Equation model for carbon dioxide emission.
Netra P Khanal*, The University of Tampa
(1125VP1707)

2:30 p.m.
Mathematics and Disparate Discipline Cases in the Office for Civil Rights.
Shandy Hauk*, WestEd
(1125VP1646)

2:45 p.m.
Using Curriculum Infusion to Impact a Probability and Statistics Course.
Andrew Lazowski*, Sacred Heart University
(1125VP1867)

3:00 p.m.
Smoothing Splines on Unit Ball Domains with Application to Corneal Topography.
Farzana Nasrin*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Ram Iyer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Eltonzsee See, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Steven Mathews, West Texas Eye Associates
(1125VP1982)

3:15 p.m.
A New family of continuous distributions.
Ahmad Alzaghal*, State University of New York at Oswego
(1125VP2174)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling Hurricanes using Exploratory Factor Analysis in conjunction with NonResponse Analysis and Logistic Regression.
Joy M D'Andrea*, University of South Florida SarasotaManatee
(1125VP2271)

3:45 p.m.
The Use of NonCanonical Link Functions in Generalized Linear Models.
Mehdi Razzaghi*, Bloomsburg University
(1125VP2420)

4:00 p.m.
Bayesian Method for Histogram Smoothing.
Bhikhari P Tharu*, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
(1125VP1651)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Advanced Mathematics
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

1:00 p.m.
Break

1:15 p.m.
A Writing Assignment in a Complex Analysis Course.
Samer S. Habre*, Lebanese American University
(1125VS797)

1:30 p.m.
Essential statistics for mathematics majors.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(1125VS884)

1:45 p.m.
Break

2:00 p.m.
Cryptography: Decoding Student Learning.
Blain Anthony Patterson*, North Carolina State University
(1125VS2160)

2:15 p.m.
Medieval India's Solution to the Pell Equation as a Classroom Project.
Toke L Knudsen*, State University of New York at Oneonta
Keith M Jones, State University of New York at Oneonta
(1125VS2167)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching research skills in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Elizabeth Niese*, Marshall University
(1125VS2519)

2:45 p.m.
Point Reward System (PRS)  A New (R)evolutionary Learning Assessment Method.
Josip Derado*, Kennesaw State University
Mary L Garner, Kennesaw State University
(1125VS2438)

3:00 p.m.
Promoting Metacognition in an Overeasy Geometry Classroom.
Tessa F Weinstein*, Morningside College
(1125VS2466)

3:15 p.m.
Inverting the Advanced Calculus and Abstract Algebra Classrooms.
Randy Combs*, West Texas A and M University
(1125VS2760)

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Foregrounding the Background: Two Uses of Coordinate Systems.
Hwa Young Lee*, University of Georgia
Hamilton Lee Hardison, University of Georgia
(1125VS2248)

4:00 p.m.
Closing a cycle by helping develop the next generation of African problem solvers.
Michael Obiero Oyengo*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
David A. Stern, University of Reading
(1125VS3087)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematical Logic, Order Theory, Algebraic Systems
Greenbriar, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
Classifying Material Implications over Minimal Logic.
Maarten McKubreJordens*, University of Canterbury
Hannes Diener, University of Canterbury
Louis Warren, University of Canterbury
(11250342)

1:15 p.m.
Uniformly metastable convergence in metric structures.
Eduardo Dueñez*, University of Texas, San Antonio
José N Iovino, University of Texas, San Antonio
(1125031048)

1:30 p.m.
Modal logic axioms valid in quotient spaces of finite CWcomplexes and other families of topological spaces.
Maria Nogin*, California State University, Fresno
Bing Xu, California State University, Fresno
(1125031259)

1:45 p.m.
On a variant of continuous logic.
Simon Cho*, University of Pennsylvania
(1125031537)

2:00 p.m.
Partition Properties for NonOrdinal Sets Under the Axiom of Determinacy.
Jared Holshouser*, University of North Texas
(1125031968)

2:15 p.m.
Strongly nontrivial minimal Turing degrees.
William C. Calhoun*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1125032232)

2:30 p.m.
Symmetry and Superstability in Abstract Elementary Classes.
Monica M VanDieren*, Robert Morris University
(1125032344)

2:45 p.m.
On the Computational Complexity and Randomness of Derivatives of Online Functions.
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida
Diego A. Rojas*, University of Florida
(1125032766)

3:00 p.m.
Graphical Properties of the Partially Ordered Set Derived from Spec(Z[x]) {0}.
Christina Eubanks Turner, Loyola Marymount University
Aihua Li*, Montclair State University
(1125062738)

3:15 p.m.
The Surreal Exponential and OrderReversing Maps between WellOrdered Set.
Harry Altman*, University of Michigan
(1125062973)

3:30 p.m.
Constructing Demazure Flags and the Combinatorics Involved.
Jeffrey O Wand*, Gonzaga University
(1125081634)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Technology in the Calculus Classroom, II
Courtland, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Joel Kilty, Centre College joel.kilty@centre.edu
Alex M. McAllister,

1:00 p.m.
Building and Using GeoGebra Books in Calculus.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(1125H5181)

1:20 p.m.
Learning Calculus Concepts with Desmos  In and Out of the Classroom.
Mel Henriksen*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1125H52111)

1:40 p.m.
A Surprising Use of Technology to Find Leaf Area.
Jody Sorensen*, Augsburg College
(1125H52727)

2:00 p.m.
Desmos Calculator and SageMath Cell Server in Calculus.
D Scott Dillery*, Lindsey Wilson College
(1125H52139)

2:20 p.m.
Teaching and learning mathematics in the AR/VR environment.
Alexander Y Vaninsky*, City University of New York / Hostos Community College
(1125H5167)

2:40 p.m.
Using Videos to Augment InClass Instruction.
Darrin Weber*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125H51990)

3:00 p.m.
Analyzing Student Usage of Online Video Lectures in a Flipped Calculus Course.
Ross Sweet*, Northwestern University
(1125H51692)

3:20 p.m.
Flipmastery learning in applied calculus.
Neal Coleman, Allstate Insurance
Christopher Judge, Indiana University
Deniz Kutluay, Indiana University
Ranjan Rohatgi*, Saint Mary's College
David Sprunger, Indiana University
Zhixu Su, Indiana University
Tristan Tager, Indiana University
(1125H52314)

3:40 p.m.
Promoting Mathematical Proficiency with Technology and Structured Inquiry in Calculus I.
Nicole R Juersivich*, Nazareth College
(1125H51390)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Regency Ballroom V, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
John David, Virginia Military Institute
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster rpasteur@wooster.edu

1:00 p.m.
Poor Man's Total Quarterback Rating.
John David*, Virginia Military Institute
(1125I51402)

1:20 p.m.
Markov Chain Models of NFL Overtime Rules.
Megan Olivia Powell*, University of St. Francis
(1125I5969)

1:40 p.m.
Quantifying the causal effects of conservative fourth down decision making in the National Football League.
Derrick R. Yam*, Skidmore College
Michael J. Lopez, Skidmore College
(1125I53004)

2:00 p.m.
Statistics of a Proposed Mercy Rule in College Football to Reduce Major Injuries.
Reza O Abbasian*, Texas Lutheran University
Kareem K Christmas, Texas Lutheran University
John T Sieben, Texas Lutheran University
(1125I5405)

2:20 p.m.
The Newest Football Statistics and Football Analytics Research.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College (MA)
(1125I51565)

2:40 p.m.
Expected Points in Appalachian State Football.
Mark C Ginn*, Appalachian State University
Madison Combs, Appalachian State University
Amanda Lake Heath, Appalachian State University
Zachary Snipes, Appalachian State University
(1125I52378)

3:00 p.m.
Skill and Randomness on the PGA Tour.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(1125I5980)

3:20 p.m.
An Analysis of 3 point shooting in the NBA, NCAA, and Olympics.
Michael A. Furuto*, University of Hawai`i  West O`ahu
(1125I53048)

3:40 p.m.
A theoretical approach for generating linear theorems to predict winning percentages for the teams in the mlb, nfl, nba and nhl at any point in a season.
Stanley Rothman*, Quinnipiac University
Alexander Everett, Quinnipiac University
(1125I584)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, IV
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Methods of Engaging Math Learners with Physical Impairments
A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Rebekah Gilbert, George Mason University rgilber6@gmu.edu
Steven Schluchter, George Mason University

1:00 p.m.
Resources for teaching math students with physical impairments.
Rebekah Ann Gilbert*, George Mason University
(1125K11497)

1:20 p.m.
"Teaching Mathematics to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in a Mainstream Setting: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Success".
Gary C BlattoVallee*, Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf
(1125K12970)

1:40 p.m.
Improving Math Accessibility with MyMathLab.
Heijung Kim*, Pearson
(1125K13077)

2:00 p.m.
Communicating Mathematics Independent of Vision.
Robert O. Shelton*, NASA Johnson Space Center
(1125K11977)

2:20 p.m.
Making Real Analysis Accessible to the Visually Impaired  One Example.
Kathryn J Montovan*, Bennington College
(1125K12410)

2:40 p.m.
On being a scribe for a blind math student.
Stephen Liddle*, George Mason University
(1125K12074)

3:00 p.m.
3D Mathematical Models For the Blind.
Julia R Sykora*, Southwestern University, '16
Allison K Young, Southwestern University, '16
(1125K12110)

3:20 p.m.
3Dtechnological methods for teaching 2Dgraphing to a blind student: a case study.
Evelyn Sander*, George Mason University
(1125K1696)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Operator Theory, II
International B, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Invariant subspaces for triangular algebras in Schatten $p$classes.
Lauren Sager*, University of New Hampshire
(1125471910)

1:15 p.m.
Essential Norm of Weighted Composition Operators on BargmannFock Spaces.
Waleed K. AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(1125472024)

1:30 p.m.
Ergodic Properties of Markov operator sequences on KBspaces.
Nazife Erkursun Ozcan*, Hacettepe University
(1125472318)

1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Numerical Range of Partial Isometries.
Jaedeok Kim*, Jacksonville State University
Youngmi Kim, Jacksonville State University
(1125472408)

2:00 p.m.
On the Uniqueness of Topological Degrees for Densely Defined Mappings Involving Variants of $(S_+)$ Operators.
Dhruba R. Adhikari*, Kennesaw State University
(1125472451)

2:15 p.m.
Inequalities of HardyLittlewoodPolya type for functions of operators and their applications.
Yuliya Babenko*, Kennesaw State University, Marietta, Georgia
Vladyslav Babenko, Dnepropetrovsk National University, Ukraine
Nadiia Kriachko, Dnepropetrovsk National University, Ukraine
(1125472453)

2:30 p.m.
Boundary Conditions associated with the LeftDefinite Theory for Differential Operators.
Dale Frymark*, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University
(1125472455)

2:45 p.m.
Spectrum of hypercyclic operators.
Gokul R Kadel*, Cameron University
(1125472520)

3:00 p.m.
Permanence Properties of Exact Groupoids.
Scott M LaLonde*, The University of Texas at Tyler
(1125472697)

3:15 p.m.
Core $C^*$algebras of an operator space.
Masayoshi Kaneda*, American University of Kuwait
(1125472734)

3:30 p.m.
Estimates for the Corona Theorem on $H^{\infty}_{\mathbb{I}}(\mathbb{D}).$.
Debendra P Banjade*, Coastal Carolina University
(1125472860)

3:45 p.m.
On The Numerical Range of the $C_{\phi}C_{\psi}^*$.
Michael G Dabkowski*, Lawrence Technological University
John H. Clifford, University of Michigan Dearborn
(1125473015)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Proofs and Mathematical Reasoning in the First Two Years of College, II
A702, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Dean Gooch, Santa Rosa Junior College Dgooch@santarosa.edu
Chris Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College
Joanne Peeples, El Paso Community College

1:00 p.m.
Tackling Intro to Proofs at CU Boulder.
T. Alden Gassert*, Western New England University
(1125M52515)

1:20 p.m.
Integrating "Introduction to Proofs" into Linear Algebra.
Jacquelyn L Rische*, Hamilton College
(1125M51149)

1:40 p.m.
Standardsbased grading and other experiences in a first proofs course.
Katherine E Stange*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1125M5749)

2:00 p.m.
On the denesting of nested square roots.
Eleftherios Gkioulekas*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(1125M5147)

2:20 p.m.
A studentfriendly proof of the density of rationals.
Livinus U Uko*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125M52642)

2:40 p.m.
An online smart, interactive, collaborative, multilingual database of mathematical theorems and proofs.
Luis ValeroElizondo*, Universidad Michoacana, Mexico
Karina Mariela FigueroaMora, Universidad Michoacana, Mexico
(1125M5586)

3:00 p.m.
Intriguing Problems for Students in a Proofs Class.
Igor Vladimirovich Minevich*, Boston College
(1125M5769)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), II
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu

1:00 p.m.
Supporting Instructional Change: The TIMES Project.
Christine AndrewsLarson*, Florida State University
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Estrella Johnson, Virginia Tech
(1125N11708)

1:20 p.m.
Supporting Instructional Change: The "Discovering the Art of Mathematics" Project.
Christine von Renesse*, Westfield State University, MA
Phil Hotchkiss, Westfield State University, MA
(1125N11775)

1:40 p.m.
Supporting Instructional Change: The Raising Calculus to the Surface Project.
Aaron D Wangberg*, Winona State University
Brian Fisher, Lubbock Christian University
Jason Samuels, City University of New York  BMCC
Tisha Hooks, Winona State University
Elizabeth Gire, Oregon State University
(1125N12483)

2:00 p.m.
Optimization: Assessing Student Understanding in an Inquiry Calculus Course.
Mairead Greene*, Rockhurst University
(1125N11891)

2:20 p.m.
Exploring Experts' Thinking in Graphing Dynamic Situations.
Natalie LF Hobson*, University of Georgia
Kevin C Moore, University or Georgia
(1125N11314)

2:40 p.m.
One College Student's DecisionMaking in Selecting Proof Methods in Proof Construction.
Hyejin Park*, University of Georgia
(1125N12658)

3:00 p.m.
Teacher questioning in advanced mathematics lectures.
Keith Weber*, Rutgers University
Teo Paoletti, Montclair State University
Dimitri Papadopoulos, Drexel University
Victoria Krupnik, Rutgers University
Joe Olsen, Rutgers University
Timothy FukawaConnelly, Temple University
(1125N12047)

3:20 p.m.
Invited Talk: Students' Meanings of a (Potentially) Powerful Generalized Representation in a Combinatorial Setting.
Elise Lockwood*, Oregon State University
Zackery Reed, Oregon State University
(1125N11274)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Successful Implementation of Innovative Models for Developmental and General Education Mathematics, I
International 2, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Tom Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey
Christina H. Lee, Oxford College of Emory University
Phil Mahler, Middlesex Community College
Christopher Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College cdoehrlein@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
Developmental Math Students' Dispositions Towards Mathematics.
Wes Maciejewski*, San Jose State University
(1125O52414)

1:20 p.m.
Bridging Developmental Mathematics with College Algebra: A Study Using ALEKS and Homework Time Requirement.
Alfred Dahma, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Timothy B. Flowers*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Yuliya Melnikova, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1125O52699)

1:40 p.m.
Curriculum Innovations for Developmental Mathematics: Introductory Statistics with Algebra Workshops.
Jean W. Richard*, BMCC, The City University of New York
Daniela BardacVlada, BMCC, The City University of New York
Susan Licwinko, BMCC, The City University of New York
Lucio MG Prado, BMCC, The City University of New York
Bettina Hansel, BMCC, The City University of New York
(1125O52729)

2:00 p.m.
Design and Implementation of Corequisite Model in a Freshman Level Quantitative Reasoning Course.
Upasana Kashyap*, Regis College
Santhosh Mathew, Regis College
(1125O5667)

2:20 p.m.
EdReady: A Low Stakes Alternative to Placement Testing.
Jan Orton Case*, Jacksonville State University
(1125O51257)

2:40 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy for NonMath Faculty: Challenges and Solutions.
McKenzie Lamb*, Ripon College
(1125O52634)

3:00 p.m.
The Redesign of Precalculus at Clemson University.
Charity Watson*, Clemson University
Eliza Gallagher, Clemson University
(1125O52842)

3:20 p.m.
Survivor Math  Incorporating a SemesterLong Research Project in Environmental Sustainability into an Introduction to Mathematics General Education Course.
Peter G Hardy*, University of Maine at Farmington
(1125O51938)

3:40 p.m.
Projects in geometry for design students.
Rachel Maitra*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1125O52927)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topology and Manifolds, II
International 1, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
4dimensional analogues of Dehn's lemma.
Arunima Ray*, Brandeis University
Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University
(112557445)

1:15 p.m.
Virtual Knots and the Multivariable Alexander Polynomial of Boundary Links in the 3Sphere.
Micah Chrisman*, Monmouth University
Robert Todd, Mount Mercy University
(112557448)

1:30 p.m.
Computing the Turaev genus of a link.
Adam Lowrance*, Vassar College
(112557784)

1:45 p.m.
SeibergWitten Invariants, Alexander Polynomials, and Fibred Classes.
Oliver J Thistlethwaite*, University of Tennessee
(1125571003)

2:00 p.m.
When is a sphere quotient a sphere? And an application to invariant theory.
Ben BlumSmith*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(1125571491)

2:15 p.m.
Constructions of new Lefschetz fibrations using cyclic group actions.
Anar Akhmedov, University of Minnesota
Nur Saglam*, University of Minnesota
(1125571557)

2:30 p.m.
To what extent does the knotting of open subarcs of a closed knot configuration predict the knot type of the configuration?
Emily K. Vecchia*, University of St. Thomas
(1125571994)

2:45 p.m.
Knotting Transitions in Tight Knots.
Oliver J O'Keefe*, University of St. Thomas
(1125571995)

3:00 p.m.
An alternative notion of symplectic 4manifolds of general type.
Kin Hei A. Mak*, University of Virginia
(1125572070)

3:15 p.m.
Patterns and Stability in the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Katherine Walsh*, University of Arizona
(1125572200)

3:30 p.m.
Extending a result of Nazir and Yoshinaga to distinguish more interesting hyperplane arrangements.
Moshe Cohen*, Vassar College
Elía Saini, University of Fribourg
(1125572336)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The prism manifold realization problem.
William Ballinger, California Institute of Technology
ChingYun Hsu, California Institute of Technology
Wyatt Mackey, Harvard University
Yi Ni, California Institute of Technology
Tynan Ochse, California Institute of Technology
Faramarz Vafaee*, California Institute of Technology
(1125573070)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Undergraduate Research, III
International A, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Symmetries of Graphs in Homology Spheres.
Song Yu*, Pomona College
(112554234)

1:15 p.m.
Topological Modeling of Force Networks in Granular Media.
David B Damiano, College of the Holy Cross
Emily T Winn*, College of the Holy Cross
(1125541333)

1:30 p.m.
A Topological Analysis of Retinal Vasculature.
Sarah J. Tymochko*, College of the Holy Cross
David B. Damiano, College of the Holy Cross
(1125542550)

1:45 p.m.
Computational Topology in Texture Classification.
Victoria R. Gerardi*, College of William and Mary
Sarah Day, College of William and Mary
YuMin Chung, College of William and Mary
(1125552307)

2:00 p.m.
Random Unit Bar and Unit Square Visibility.
Jiarui Chu*, Davidson College
Laurie Heyer, Davidson College
(1125602351)

2:15 p.m.
Sovereign Adaptive Risk Modeling.
Morgan G Escalera*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1125621214)

2:30 p.m.
Deidentification through reidentification: using highdimensional distance to mitigate statistical disclosure.
John P Higgins*, Virginia Tech
(1125622054)

2:45 p.m.
How do characteristics of police departments impact crime?
Alexandra Dwyer*, Muhlenberg College
Rachel Strow, Muhlenberg College
(1125622127)

3:00 p.m.
Green Math: Models of Greenhouse Gasses.
Morgan E Engle*, Southwestern University
Penny Phan, Southwestern University
(1125622289)

3:15 p.m.
A Bayesian Approach to Predicting the Outcome of Endovenous Laser Ablation.
Steve Chung, California State University, Fresno
Aaron Pinkerton, Sterling College
Hunter Rehm, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Michelle Yu*, College of the Holy Cross
(1125622323)

3:30 p.m.
An Examination of the Relationship between Financial Characteristics and Portfolio Performance.
Eva Gjekmarkaj*, Smith College
Jessica Lynn Perry, Smith College
(1125622502)

3:45 p.m.
Nonparametric Multiple Comparisons Using Log Odds of the Relative Effects.
Riley S Abel*, Western Washington University
Kimihiro Noguchi, Western Washington University
(1125622637)

4:00 p.m.
Studying the Traveling Salesman Problem.
Clarissa Tahnise McMillar*, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(1125901555)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Topics in Analysis and Numerical Methods for Collisional Kinetic Equations
A703, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Ricardo Alonso, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro ralonso@pucrio.br
Irene M. Gamba, The University of Texas at Austin gamba@math.utexas.edu
Robert Strain, University of Pennsylvania strain@math.upenn.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Workshop
Implementing and Orchestrating Active Learning Strategies in Calculus
M304, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Debbie Gochenaur, Shippensburg University
Larissa B. Schroeder, University of Hartford

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel
Perspectives on Inquiry Based Learning: Novice, Experienced, and Master
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Theron J. Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Brian Katz, Augustana College
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Victor Piercey, Southwestern University
Panelists:
Susan Crook, Loras College
CANCELLED: Theron J. Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
NEW: Eric Kahn, Bloomsburg University
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS and SIAM Committees on Education Joint Panel Discussion
Broadening Research Experiences for Doctoral Students in the Mathematical Sciences
A601, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Loek Helminck, North Carolina State University
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College
Douglas Mupasiri, University of Northern Iowa
Suzanne L. Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Moderators:
Suzanne L. Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Panelists:
Richard Laugesen, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
ADDED: Susan Minkoff, University of TexasDallas
Stephen Pankavich, Colorado School of Mines
Dan Spirn, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
CANCELLED: John Zweck, University of TexasDallas

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Joint Committee on Women Panel Discussion
From Calculus to a Bachelor's Degree: Encouraging and Developing Undergraduate Mathematics Majors
A704, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jenna P. Carpenter, Campbell University carpenter@campbell.edu
Panelists:
Alison Henrich, Seattle University
Sylvia Bozeman, Spelman, Infinite Possibilities
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University
Christine Kelley, University of NebraskaLincoln

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Marquis Ballroom, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jon Scott, Montgomery College Jon.Scott@montgomerycollege.edu

2:00 p.m.
COMPASS: CoOrdinated MathPhysics Assessment for Student Success.
Guangming Yao*, Clarkson University
Michael Ramsdell, Clarkson University
Joseph Skufca, Clarkson University
Kelly Black, University of Georgia

2:00 p.m.
PassionDriven Statistics: A multidisciplinary, projectbased, supportive model for statistical reasoning and application.
Kristin Woods*, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Lisa Dierker, Wesleyan University
David Beveridge, Wesleyan University

2:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B. Yasskin*, Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade, University of South Carolina
Andrew Crenwelge, Texas A&M University
Joseph Martinsen, Texas A&M University
Don Van Huyck, Texas A&M University
Matthew Weihing, Texas A&M University
Shiva Saravanan, A&M Consolidated High School
Parth Sarin, A&M Consolidated High School
Michael Sprintson, A&M Consolidated High School

2:00 p.m.
Project SMILES: StudentMade Interactive Learning with Educational Songs for Introductory Statistics.
John J. Weber III*, Perimeter College at Georgia State University
Lawrence M. Lesser, University of Texas at El Paso
Dennis K. Pearl, Pennsylvania State University

2:00 p.m.
MATH:EAGER: Improving Algebra WebNative Learning Material via RealLife Applications and Games.
Frank Vahid*, University of California, Riverside

2:00 p.m.
Modeling Across the Curriculum.
Peter Turner*, Clarkson University
James Crowley, SIAM
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensburg University

2:00 p.m.
Broadening the impact and evaluating the effectiveness of randomizationbased curricula for introductory statistics.
Nathan Tintle*, Dordt College
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Soma Roy, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Todd Swanson, Hope College
Jill VanderStoep, Hope College

2:00 p.m.
Transforming Developmental Mathematics Education in Partnership with Teacher Preparation.
Pavel Sikorskii*, Michigan State University
Kristen Bieda, Michigan State University
Raven McCrory, Michigan State University
Beth HerbelEisenmann, Michigan State University
Kenneth Bradfield, Michigan State University

2:00 p.m.
RUME with a View: Cultivating New Researchers on the Frontier of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
Milos Savic*, University of Oklahoma
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado

2:00 p.m.
Recruiting and Preparing Mathematics Majors for HoustonArea Classrooms: The University of HoustonDowntown Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship Program.
Rebecca J. Quander*, University of HoustonDowntown
Timothy A. Redl, University of HoustonDowntown
Nancy A. Leveille, University of HoustonDowntown
Jacqueline J. Sack, University of HoustonDowntown
Michael L. Connell, University of HoustonDowntown

2:00 p.m.
Promoting Reasoning in Undergraduate Mathematics (PRIUM).
William Martin*, North Dakota State University
Josef Dorfmeister, North Dakota State University
Benton Duncan, North Dakota State University
Friedrich Littman, North Dakota State University
Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Valerie Mille, Georgia State University

2:00 p.m.
Broadening the Net: Promoting Success in the Sciences for All Students.
Alison Marr*, Southwestern University
Emily D. Niemeyer, Southwestern University
Mark Bottorff, Southwestern University
Barbara Anthony, Southwestern University
Willis A. Weigand, Southwestern University

2:00 p.m.
Lexical Ambiguity in Statistics: The Development of High Impact, Little Time Activities to Help Students Better Understand the Meaning of Parameter.
Jennifer J. Kaplan*, University of Georgia
Neal Rogness, Grand Valley State University
Diane Fisher, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2:00 p.m.
Initial Findings about Graduate Teaching Assistants' Teaching Needs to Foster Active Learning in Statistics.
Jennifer J. Kaplan*, University of Georgia
Kristen E. Roland, University of Georgia

2:00 p.m.
The Tuskegee Partnership for Personal Authenticity in College Mathematics.
Lauretta Garrett*, Tuskegee University
Mohammed Qazi, Tuskegee University
Youngsoo Kim, Tuskegee University
Li Huang, Tuskegee University

2:00 p.m.
WeBWorK: Improving Student Success in Mathematics.
Michael Gage*, University of Rochester
Arnold Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
John Travis, Mississippi College
Douglas Ensley, MAA

2:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Teaching Inquiryoriented Mathematics: Establishing Supports (TIMES).
Nicholas Fortune*, North Carolina State University
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Muhammad Haider, Florida State University
Christine AndrewsLarson, Florida State University
Rachel Keller, Virginia Tech
Estrella Johnson, Virginia Tech

2:00 p.m.
MPWR 2016 and Beyond: Fostering sustainable networks for women in RUME.
Jess Ellis*, Colorado State University
Stacy Musgrave, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech
Eva Thanheiser, Portland State University
Kate Melhuish, Texas State University

2:00 p.m.
Transforming Students' Mathematical Experiences: Advancing Quality Teaching with Reliability at Scale.
Dan Ray*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Ann Edwards, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Anthony Bryk, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Alicia Grunow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
James Stigler, UCLA

2:00 p.m.
Active Learning Approaches in Mathematics Instruction: Practice and Assessment Workshop.
Ronald Douglas*, Texas A&M University

2:00 p.m.
Assessing the Impact of the Emporium Model on Student Persistence and Dispositional Learning by Transforming Faculty Culture.
Kathy CousinsCooper*, North Carolina A&T State University
Katrina Staley, North Carolina A&T State University

2:00 p.m.
Motivating FirstYear Calculus with Robotics.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia

2:00 p.m.
STEP: Using Early Introduction to Undergraduate Research to Recruit, Retain, and Graduate More STEM Majors.
M. Lynn Breyfogle*, Bucknell University
DeeAnn Casteel, Bucknell University

2:00 p.m.
The Role of Calculus in the Transition from High School to College Mathematics.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College

2:00 p.m.
Progress through Calculus.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College
Jess Ellis, Colorado State University
Sean Larsen, Portland State University
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Doug Ensley, MAA

2:00 p.m.
Improving the Preparation of Graduate Students to Teach Undergraduate Mathematics.
Jack Bookman*, Duke University
Robin Gottlieb, Harvard University

2:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: DataDriven Applications Inspiring UpperDivision Mathematics.
Thomas Asaki, Washington State University
Chris Camfield*, Hendrix College
Heather Moon, LewisClark State College
Marie Snipes, Kenyon College

2:00 p.m.
Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (TRIUMPHS).
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
Kathleen Clark, Florida State University
Janet Barnett, Colorado State UniversityPueblo
Dominic Klyve, Central Washington University
Nicholas Scoville, Ursinus College
Daniel Otero, Xavier University
Diana White, University of Colorado DenverDowntown

2:00 p.m.
The Elmhurst College Keystone Project.
Jon L. Johnson*, Elmhurst College
Merrilee Guenther, Elmhurst College
Thomas Sawyer, Elmhurst College

2:00 p.m.
A Common Vision for the Undergraduate Mathematics Program in 2025.
Linda Braddy*, Tarrant County College
Karen Saxe, Macalester College
Doug Ensley, MAA
Doug Ensley, Mathematical Association of America

2:00 p.m.
MATH: EAGER: Developing a Learning Map for Introductory Statistics.
Angela Broaddus*, Benedictine College
Jennifer Kaplan, University of Georgia
Jonathan Templin, University of Kansas

2:00 p.m.
EAGER: Understanding and Improving Collegiate Persistence and STEM Opportunities for Developmental Mathematics Students.
Xiangming Wu*, West Virginia University
Edgar Fuller, West Virginia University
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University
Marcela Mera Trujillo, West Virginia University

2:00 p.m.
Using Evidence to Understand and Support an Educational Reform Movement: The Case of Inquirybased Learning (IBL) in College Mathematics.
Sandra Laursen*, University of Colorado Boulder
Charles N. Hayward, University of Colorado Boulder
Zachary Haberler, University of Colorado Boulder

2:00 p.m.
Preparing to Teach Mathematics and Statistics with TechnologyA Decade of Development and Impact on Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Hollylynne Lee*, North Carolina State University
Karen Hollebrands, North Carolina State University
Allison McCulloch, North Carolina State University
William Finzer, Concord Consortium
Stephanie Casey, Eastern Michigan University
Rick Hudson, Southern Indiana University

2:00 p.m.
2+1 STEM Scholars Program at Solano Community College.
Genele G. Rhoads*, Solano Community College
Jan Tracy Camacho, Solano Community College
Audrey Rose de Leon, Solano Community College

2:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Improving Conceptual Understanding of Multivariable Calculus Through Visualization Using CalcPlot3D.
Paul Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
Monica VanDieren, Robert Morris University
Deborah MooreRusso, State University of New York at Buffalo

2:00 p.m.
Scots Science Scholars (S3).
Maria Siopsis*, Maryville College
Angelia Gibson, Maryville College
Karen Beale, Maryville College

2:00 p.m.
Heartland: The Carver Bridge to STEM Success Program.
Heidi Berger*, Simpson College
Mark Brodie, Simpson College
Derek Lyons, Simpson College
Rick Spellerberg, Simpson College

2:00 p.m.
Raising Calculus to the Surface.
Aaron Wangberg*, Winona State University
Jason Samuels, City University of New York  BMCC
Brian Fisher, Lubbock Christian University
Elizabeth Gire, Oregon State University
Tisha Hooks, Winona State University

2:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Maplets for Calculus.
Douglas B. Meade*, University of South Carolina
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University,
Robert Petrulis, EPRE Consulting LLC

2:00 p.m.
Open resources for the mathematics curriculum.
Jim Fowler*, The Ohio State University
Petra BonfertTaylor, Dartmouth College
David Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
Sarah Eichorn, University of California, Irvine

2:00 p.m.
UTMOST: Undergraduate Teaching in Mathematics with Open Software and Textbooks.
Robert Beezer*, University of Puget Sound
David Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
Tom Judson, Stephen F. Austin State University
Kent Morrison, American Institute of Mathematics
Vilma Mesa, University of Michigan

2:00 p.m.
Engaging Mathematics: Creating a National Community of Practice.
Frank Wattenberg*, United States Military Academy
Victor Padron, Normandale Community College
Cathy Evins, Roosevelt University
John Nardo, Oglethorpe University
Lynn Gieger, Oglethorpe University
Barbara Gonzalez, Hofstra University
Rikki Wagstrom, Metropolitan State University
Cindy Kaus, Metropolitan State University
Mangala Kothari, Metropolitan State University

2:00 p.m.
An Interdisciplinary Study of Learning: Student Understanding of Linear Algebra in Physics.
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech
Kevin Watson*, Virginia Tech

2:00 p.m.
NSF Scholarship Program in Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University.
AnaMaria Croicu*, Kennesaw State University

2:00 p.m.
The AugSTEM Program: Informing Institutional Collaboration and Change to Prepare Juniors and Seniors for Careers in STEM.
Rebekah Dupont*, Augsburg College

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Sustainability Experiences in Mathematics (USE Math).
Benjamin Galluzzo*, Shippensburg University
Corrine Taylor, Wellesley College

2:00 p.m.
Ensuring Early Mathematics Success for STEM Majors.
Amanda Hattaway*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Fred Driscoll, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Emma Smith Zbarsky, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Joan Giblin, Wentworth Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Transforming Undergraduate Statistics Education at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions through Experiential Learning.
Tracy Morris, University of Central Oklahoma
Cynthia Murray, University of Central Oklahoma
Tyler Cook*, University of Central Oklahoma

2:00 p.m.
Examining Student Understanding of Cross Product through a Visualization Activity.
Monica VanDieren*, Robert Morris University,
Deborah MooreRusso, State University of New York at Buffalo
Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College

2:00 p.m.
Holyoke Community College STEM Scholars Program (20152020).
Ileana Vasu*, Holyoke Community College
Diane Stengle, Holyoke Community College
Steve Winters, Holyoke Community College

2:00 p.m.
MATH: EAGER: Mathematical Problem Solving Item Development Project.
R. Cavender Campbell*, The University of Texas at Arlington
James A. Mendoza Epperson, The University of Texas at Arlington
Kathryn Rhoads, The University of Texas at Arlington

2:00 p.m.
Enhancing Explorations in Functions for Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Theresa Jorgensen*, The University of Texas at Arlington
James A. Mendoza Epperson, The University of Texas at Arlington
Kathryn Rhoads, The University of Texas at Arlington

2:00 p.m.
Using Research to Shape Instruction and Placement in Algebra and Precalculus.
Marilyn Carlson*, Arizona State University
Doug Ensley, Mathematical Association of America
Bernie Madison, University of Arkansas
Michael Tallman, Oklahoma State University

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Curriculum Guide for the Mathematical Sciences.
Martha Siegel*, Towson University
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College
Doug Ensley, Mathematical Association of America
J. Michael Pearson, Mathematical Association of America

2:00 p.m.
Guide to EvidencedBased Instructional Practices in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Martha Abell*, Georgia Southern University
Linda Braddy, Tarrant County College
Doug Ensley, Mathematical Association of America
Lew Ludwig, Denison University
Hortensia SotoJohnson, University of Northern Colorado

2:00 p.m.
Talented Teachers in Training for Texas: Maintaining Contact and Support for Noyce Graduates.
Lesa Beverly*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Keith Hubbard, Stephen F. Austin State University
Dennis Gravatt, Stephen F. Austin State University
Chrissy Cross, Stephen F. Austin State University

2:00 p.m.
SMART Texas: Establishing Longitudinal Paired Comparison Groups to Document Project Impacts.
Keith Hubbard*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Nola Schmidt, Stephen F. Austin State University

2:00 p.m.
POGIL Math: Guided Inquiry Materials for Gatekeeper Courses in Mathematics.
Jill E. Guerra*, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Catherine Bénéteau, University of South Florida
Zdeňka Guadarrama, Rockhurst University
Laurie Lenz, Marymount University
Andrei Straumanis, POGIL Project
Rick Moog, POGIL Project
Jennifer Noll, Portland State University
Jennifer E. Lewis, University of South Florida

2:00 p.m.
USA Noyce Pathway to Mathematics.
Madhuri S. Mulekar*, University of South Alabama
Andre Green, University of South Alabama
Susan Martin, University of South Alabama

2:00 p.m.
PRODUCT: Professional Development and Uptake through Collaborative Teams NSF DUE 1525058.
Stan Yoshinobu*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Matthew Jones, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Brian Katz, Augustana College
Xiao Xiao, Utica College
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Sandra Laursen, University of Colorado Boulder
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University
Yousuf George, Nazareth College

2:00 p.m.
Transforming Linear Algebra Education with GeoGebra Applets.
James D. Factor*, Alverno College
Susan Pustejovsky, Alverno College

2:00 p.m.
SSTEM: Using Computational Science to Enhance Learning and Commitment to STEM.
Maria Zack*, Point Loma Nazarene University
Katherine Maloney, Point Loma Nazarene University
Lori Carter, Point Loma Nazarene University
Paul Schmelzenbach, Point Loma Nazarene University
Dawne Page, Point Loma Nazarene University

2:00 p.m.
Native Americanbased Mathematics Materials for Integration into Undergraduate Courses.
Charles Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton
Harriet C. Edwards, California State University Fullerton
Miles Pfahl, Turtle Mountain Community College

2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Applications of Mathematics.
Darren A. Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Joy Lind, University of Sioux Falls

2:00 p.m.
SUMMITP at SLU: Math for Business Students in the Spirit of CRAFTY.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
Michael Alderson, Saint Louis University
Anneke Bart, Saint Louis University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
The many faces of dispersive and wave equations.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Gigliola Staffilani*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(11253511)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Workshop
Course Design with Active Learning.
M304, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University
Luke Tunstall, Michigan State University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Panel
the Dolciani Award: Mathematicians in K16 Education
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Will Abram, Hillsdale College
Judith Grabiner, Pitzer College
Bill Hawkins, University of the District of Columbia
Betty Mayfield, Hood College
Glenn Stevens, Boston University
David Stone, Georgia Southern University
Susan Wildstrom, Walt Whitman High School
Panelists:
Hyman Bass, University of Michigan
Sybilla Beckman, University of Georgia
Bill McCallum, University of Arizona

Thursday January 5, 2017, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Panel
Multiple Paths to Mathematics Careers in Business, Industry and Government (BIG)
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College
Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
Douglas Mupasiri, University of Northern Iowa
Moderators:
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College
Panelists:
Carla CotwrightWilliams, U.S. Social Security Administration
Frank Cullen, Emeritus Principal with Blackstone & Cullen, Inc.
Mary Morley, State of New Jersey
Dan Sanders, Columbia University
Prasad Tetali, Georgia Tech

Thursday January 5, 2017, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Galois groups and locally symmetric spaces.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Richard Taylor*, Institute for Advanced Study
(11251112)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 3:20 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Incorporating Big Data Ideas in the Mathematics and Statistics Classroom
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Stacey Hancock, Montana State University
Sue Schou, Idaho State University schosue@isu.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Modern Data Sets for the Intro Statistics Classroom and Beyond, I
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Stacey Hancock, Montana State University
Sue Schou, Idaho State University schosue@isu.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Joint Prize Session
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Reception
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation: Poetry$+$Math.
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Lawrence M. Lesser, University of Texas at El Paso
Douglas Norton, Villanova University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
NEW: SIGMAA MCST Business Meeting
International 2, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session Reception
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception
International Ballroom South, Int Tower LL1, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Reception and Business Meeting
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Maeve McCarthy, Murray State University mmccarthy@murraystate.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 6:50 p.m.7:40 p.m.
SIGMAA On Statistics Education Guest Lecture
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Sue Schou, Idaho State University schosue@isu.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 7:00 p.m.7:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Guest Lecture
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Brian Walton, James Madison University waltondb@jmu.edu

Thursday January 5, 2017, 7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Panel, sponsored by the U.S. National Committee for Mathematics
International Mathematics Efforts and the IMU
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Panelists:
Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University
Wilfrid Gangbo, University of California Los Angeles
Ken Ono, Emory University
Moderators:
Eric M. Friedlander, University of Southern California

Thursday January 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Film Presentation
The Man Who Knew Infinity, presented by the US National Committee for Mathematics
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis