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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego Convention Center and Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego, CA
January 1013, 2018 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1135
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Friday January 12, 2018

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, I
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

7:30 a.m.
Index theory and Ktheory of Topological insulators.
Ralph M Kaufmann, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Dan Li*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Birgit WehefritzKaufmann, Department of Mathematics and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University
(113582963)

7:45 a.m.
Free damage propagation with memory.
Eyad Said*, Department Of Mathematics, Louisiana State University.
Robert Lipton, Department Of Mathematics, Louisiana State University.
Prashant Jha, Department Of Mathematics, Louisiana State University.
(113574414)

8:00 a.m.
Collapse events of twocolor optical beams.
Alexey Sukhinin*, University of Vermont
(113578131)

8:15 a.m.
Mott moving boundary problem of metal oxidation.
Maxim Zyskin*, University of Nottingham
(1135353060)

8:30 a.m.
Rigidity Percolation in Composite Materials.
Samuel B. Heroy*, UNC Chapel Hill
Dane Taylor, SUNY Buffalo
F. Bill Shi, UNC Chapel Hill
M. Gregory Forest, UNC Chapel Hill
Peter J. Mucha, UNC Chapel Hill
(1135701197)

8:45 a.m.
An Acoustic Eigenvalue Problem and Its Application to Electrochemistry.
Jeffrey K Landgren*, University of North Georgia
Gerhard Strohmer, University of Iowa
(1135761908)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Witten Laplacian method for Bose Einstein Condensation.
Assane Lo*, University of Wollongong in Dubai
(1135821064)

9:15 a.m.
A delay differential equation model of activation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase.
Lake R Ritter*, Kennesaw State University
(1135921429)

9:30 a.m.
A population balance model to optimize chemotherapy infusion rate.
Parul Verma*, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Reshma Kalyan Sundaram, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Doraiswami Ramkrishna, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
(1135352033)

9:45 a.m.
Pattern formation  on the modeling of multiconstituent inhibitory systems.
Chong Wang*, George Washington University
Yanxiang Zhao, George Washington University
Xiaofeng Ren, George Washington University
(1135352103)

10:00 a.m.
Computational Model of Electrodeinduced Microenvironmental Effects on pH Measurements Near a Cell Membrane.
Jamie Prezioso*, Case Western Reserve University
Daneila Calvetti, Case Western Reserve University
Erkki Somersalo, Case Western Reserve University
Rossana Occhipinti, Case Western Reserve University
Walter Boron, Case Western Reserve University
(1135922975)

10:15 a.m.
Oscillations and Macropatterning in Electroless Silver Deposition on Copper.
Vanessa Danielle Machuca*, Pomona College
(1135923234)

10:30 a.m.
When solutions of the Laplace equation are not smooth. How much degeneracy is needed?
Timur Akhunov*, Binghamton University
Lyudmilla Korobenko, Reed College
Cristian Rios, University of Calgary
(1135352578)

10:45 a.m.
Existence of weak solutions to refraction problems in negative refractive index materials.
Eric C. Stachura*, Haverford College
(113535177)

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Email Center
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences and Projects in Business, Industry, and Government (BIG)
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Allen Butler, Wagner Associates
Bill Fox, Naval Post Graduate School wpfox@nps.edu

7:40 a.m.
CARVER 2.1: Weighting Methods.
William P. Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School
Robert Burks, Naval Postgraduate School
Bradley Greaver, Fort Bragg, NC
Leo Raabe, NPS
Reed Kitchen, NPS, Monterey, CA
Steven Powell, NPS
Gregory Spence, NPS
(1135I1366)

8:00 a.m.
Modeling the Human Terrain.
Robert E Burks*, Naval Postgraduate School
Peter Wilcox, Naval Postgraduate School
Jeff Appleget, Naval Postgraduate School
(1135I1786)

8:20 a.m.
A Mathematician, Engineer, and Brain Surgeon Walk into a Bar: Collaborating with Biomedical Engineers and Neuroscientists in the Study of Epilepsy.
Paul E. Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
(1135I1316)

8:40 a.m.
Capturing Equations for Automated ScoringTyped or Handwritten.
James H Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1135I1538)

9:00 a.m.
Emerging Data Science and Mathematics in Classroom  A PIC Math Approach.
Aihua Li*, Montclair State University
(1135I11137)

9:20 a.m.
Data Analytics Competitions: The New PIC Math Classroom for Teaching Data Science.
Tracy A Bibelnieks*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1135I13226)

9:40 a.m.
Improving Student Surveys With Natural Language Processing (NLP).
Patrick Kuiper*, United States Military Academy
Karoline Hood, United States Military Academy
(1135I12744)

10:00 a.m.
Strategies for finding and incorporating projects from BIG in an undergraduate classroom.
Uma Ravat*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1135I11651)

10:20 a.m.
Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematics at RoseHulman Institute of Technology.
Joseph A Eichholz*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1135I11497)

10:40 a.m.
Vector Space Embeddings of Words.
Shirley L Yap*, California State University East Bay
(1135I11140)

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Commutative Algebra
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

7:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Powers of ideals associated to graphs.
Nursel Erey*, North Dakota State University
(1135132683)

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Isomorphisms of IdeaBased ZeroDivisor Graphs.
Jesse Gerald Smith*, Maryville College
(1135132677)

8:15 a.m.
ZeroDivisor Graphs on Commutative Rings Without Identity.
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee
Darrin Weber*, University of Evansville
(1135132104)

8:30 a.m.
Commutative Algebra in the Graded Category with an Application to Equivariant Cohomology Rings.
Mark N. Blumstein*, Colorado State University
(1135132688)

8:45 a.m.
Properties of the secondary Hochschild homology.
Jacob Laubacher*, St. Norbert College
(1135161110)

9:00 a.m.
Ya. S. Krylyuk "The Poisson Conjecture and its connection to the classical invariant theory" (Preliminary Report).
Ya. S. Krylyuk*, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
(113513211)

9:15 a.m.
Completions of Noncatenary Local Integral Domains.
Chloe I. Avery, UCSB College of Creative Studies
Caitlyn Booms*, University of Notre Dame
Timothy M. Kostolansky, Williams College
S. Loepp, Williams College
Alex Semendinger, Williams College
(113513209)

9:30 a.m.
How Noncatenary Can a Local UFD Be?
Chloe I. Avery, UCSB College of Creative Studies
Caitlyn Booms, University of Notre Dame
Timothy M. Kostolansky, Williams College
S. Loepp, Williams College
Alex Semendinger*, Williams College
(113513210)

9:45 a.m.
Completions of Noncatenary Local UFDs.
Chloe I. Avery*, UCSB College of Creative Studies
Caitlyn Booms, University of Notre Dame
Timothy M. Kostolansky, Williams College
S. Loepp, Williams College
Alex Semendinger, Williams College
(113513213)

10:00 a.m.
Atoms in Quasilocal Atomic Domains.
Kevin Bombardier*, University of Iowa
(1135132851)

10:15 a.m.
KappaSlender Modules.
Rad Dimitric*, CUNYCSI
(113516907)

10:30 a.m.
A structure theorem for length sets in local quaternion orders.
Nicholas R Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
Daniel Smertnig, Karl Franzens University of Graz
(113516240)

10:45 a.m.
Stabilizer Codes over Local Frobenius Rings.
Heide GluesingLuerssen, University of Kentucky
Tefjol Pllaha*, University of Kentucky
(1135812821)

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Operator Algebras and Function Spaces
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

7:45 a.m.
A mixed hyponormalitycontractivity condition.
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
(113547398)

8:00 a.m.
Generalized composition operators on Weighted Hilbert Spaces of Analytic Functions.
Waleed K. AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(1135472770)

8:15 a.m.
Nonlinear $*$Lie Derivations of Standard Operator Algebras.
Wu Jing*, Fayetteville State University
(1135471044)

8:30 a.m.
Canonical operator on the space of formal series.
XiaoXiong Gan*, Morgan State University
(113547305)

8:45 a.m.
A Matrix Characterization of Boundary Representations of Positive Matrices in the Hardy Space.
John E. Herr*, Butler University
Eric S. Weber, Iowa State University
Palle E. T. Jorgensen, University of Iowa
(1135422061)

9:00 a.m.
Carleson measures and Douglas' question on the Bergman space.
Anthony Vasaturo*, University of Toledo
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo
(113547411)

9:15 a.m.
Necessary Condition for the Hyponormality of Toeplitz Opetators on the Weighted Bergman Space.
Krishna Subedi*, The University of Toledo
Zeljko Cuckovic, The University of Toledo
(1135301031)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On some spectral properties of triangular band matrices.
Arnab Patra*, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Riddhick Birbonshi, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Parmeshwary Dayal Srivastava, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
(11354779)

9:45 a.m.
Closed range composition operator on $BMOA$.
Kevser Erdem*, University of Arkansas
Maria Tjani, University of Arkansas
(1135472194)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic Combinations of Composition and Differentiation Operators on Analytic Function Spaces.
Soumyadip Acharyya*, Embry  Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide
Timothy Ferguson, University of Alabama
(1135471179)

10:15 a.m.
Linear maps on function spaces preserving inner functions.
Javad Mashreghi*, Laval University
Thomas Ransford, Universite Laval
(113547449)

10:30 a.m.
The Corona Problem for the Weight Dirichlet Space of Weight 1/2.
Berhanu T Kidane*, University of North Georgia
(113547225)

10:45 a.m.
SturmLiouville Problems with EigenvalueDependent Boundary Conditions.
Casey Lynn Johnson*, Claremont Graduate University
(1135472300)

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topology and Geometry
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

7:45 a.m.
The twisted rabbit problem via the arc complex.
Justin Lanier, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dan Margalit, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rebecca R Winarski*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1135572763)

8:00 a.m.
Linear actions of $\mathbb{Z}/p \times \mathbb{Z}/p$ on $S^n \times S^n$.
Jim Fowler*, The Ohio State University
Courtney Thatcher, University of Puget Sound
(1135572818)

8:15 a.m.
Relative Topological Complexity of a Pair of Spheres.
Robert Short*, Lehigh University
(1135551736)

8:30 a.m.
A new construction of exotic 4manifolds.
Jonathan Simone*, University of Virginia
(1135573228)

8:45 a.m.
Compactifications of manifolds with boundary.
Shijie Gu*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
(1135571539)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Distortion of surfaces in $3$manifolds.
Hoang Thanh Nguyen*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1135201465)

9:15 a.m.
An Algorithmic Property of Thompson's Group $F$.
Nathan Corwin, Villanova University
Gili Golan, Vanderbilt University
Susan Hermiller, University of Nebraska
Ashley Johnson*, University of North Alabama
Zoran Sunic, Hofstra University
(1135202448)

9:30 a.m.
Fuzzy Topological Spaces.
Gezahagne Mulat Addis*, University of Gondar
(113554168)

9:45 a.m.
Constructing new geometries in the light of the Erlangen program.
Sandipan Dutta*, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Debapriya Biswas, Indian institute of Technology Kharagpur
(11355178)

10:00 a.m.
Spherical Geometry and the Least Symmetric Triangle.
Laney Bowden, Colorado State University
Andrea Haynes, Colorado State University
Clayton Shonkwiler, Colorado State University
Aaron Shukert*, Colorado State University
(1135512359)

10:15 a.m.
Combinatorial geometry in origami: the KawasakiMaekawa connection.
Thomas C. Hull*, Western New England University
(113505946)

10:30 a.m.
Dual Tetrahedra and Their Relation.
Derege H Mussa*, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
(113551452)

10:45 a.m.
A Topological and Algebraic Model for 3D Printing.
Greg Dreifus*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Fred Cohen, University of Rochester, Department of Mathematics
(1135552335)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Applications of Differential Equations to Disease Modeling, II
Room 29A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Libin Rong, Oakland University
Elissa Schwartz, Washington State University
Naveen K. Vaidya, San Diego State University nvaidya.anyol@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Negative density dependence can cause partial migration.
Patrick De Leenheer*, Oregon State University
(1135922344)

8:30 a.m.
Population dynamics of honeybee: Effects of Disease, Parasites, and Dispersal Behavior.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
K. Messan, Arizona State University
G. DeGrandiHoffman, United States Department of AgricultureAgricultural Research
C. CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
(1135342201)

9:00 a.m.
Parameter Analysis for a a model for Tuberculosis Spread in India.
Seema Nanda, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Yash Vyas*, Stanford University
(1135922788)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of an AgeStructured SIR Epidemic Model.
Yanyu Xiao*, Univeristy of Cincinnati
(1135922313)

10:00 a.m.
Traveling waves in epidemic models: nonmonotone diffusive systems with nonmonotone incidence rates.
XiangSheng Wang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1135921014)

10:30 a.m.
Optimal Control of Vaccination in an Epidemiological Model of Clostridium difficile Transmission.
Brittany Stephenson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cristina Lanzas, North Carolina State University
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Judy Day, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1135491564)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic, Discrete, Topological and Stochastic Approaches to Modeling in Mathematical Biology, II
Room 29D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University
Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College

8:00 a.m.
Knotting and Linking in Proteins.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(113557772)

8:30 a.m.
Topological Approaches for Characterizing in Polymeric Materials the Local and Global Entanglement of Polymer Chains Relevant to Viscoelastic Mechanical Responses.
Eleni Panagiotou*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ken Millett, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Paul Atzberger, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1135742216)

9:00 a.m.
Detecting complexity and patterns in a scrambled genome.
Nataša Jonoska*, University of South Florida
Masahiko Saito, University of South Florida
(1135922511)

9:30 a.m.
Reconstructing Stochastic Gene Regulatory Networks with Recurrent Neural Network Models Using Particle Swarm Optimization.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
Devin Akman, University of Illinois
Tim Comar, Benedictine University
(1135922998)

10:00 a.m.
Maps between neural codes.
Nora Youngs*, Colby College
Carina Curto, The Pennsylvania State University
(1135922750)

10:30 a.m.
The Geometry of the Sample Frequency Spectrum.
Zvi H. Rosen*, UC Berkeley
Anand Bhaskar, Facebook
Yun S. Song, UC Berkeley
(1135922869)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Boundaries for Groups and Spaces, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Joseph Maher, CUNY College of Staten Island joseph.maher@csi.cuny.edu
Genevieve Walsh, Tufts University

8:00 a.m.
Boundaries of relatively hyperbolic groups under Dehn filling.
Daniel Groves*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jason Fox Manning, Cornell University
Alessandro Sisto, ETH, Zurich
(113520769)

9:00 a.m.
Groups with Menger Curve Boundary.
Matt Haulmark*, Vanderbilt University
(1135571875)

9:30 a.m.
Groups with Bowditch boundary a 2sphere.
Bena Tshishiku*, Harvard University
Genevieve Walsh, Tufts University
(1135201871)

10:00 a.m.
QuasiMöbius maps on the Morse boundary.
Ruth Charney, Brandeis University
Matt Cordes, Technion
Devin Murray*, Brandeis University
(1135201685)

10:30 a.m.
The quasiisometry classification of certain hyperbolic rightangled Coxeter groups.
Christopher Cashen, University of Vienna
Pallavi Dani*, Louisiana State University
Anne Thomas, University of Sydney
(1135201806)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics and Geometry, II
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University
Anastasia Chavez, MSRI and University of California, Davis
Laura Escobar, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign lescobar@illinois.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hilbert functions for Chow rings of uniform matroids and their qanalogues.
Thomas Hameister, Univ. of Wisconsin  Madison
Sujit Rao, Cornell University
Victor Reiner*, University of Minnesota
Connor Simpson, Cornell University
(113505579)

8:30 a.m.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: A General Method to Determine Limiting Optimal Shapes for EdgeIsoperimetric Inequalities.
Ellen Veomett*, Saint Mary's College of California
Emmanuel Tsukerman, University of California Berkeley
(11350556)

9:00 a.m.
Hyperplane arrangements and birational geometry of elliptic fibrations.
Jonathan Mboyo Esole*, Northeastern University
(1135142530)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A parking function model for flow polytopes.
Carolina Benedetti V.*, Universidad de los Andes
(1135051387)

10:00 a.m.
The cohomology of abelian Hessenberg varieties.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
Megumi Harada, McMaster University
(1135052453)

10:30 a.m.
Gammapositivity of variations of Eulerian polynomials.
John Shareshian, Washington University
Michelle Wachs*, University of Miami
(1135053106)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Neural Networking and Applications, II
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Murat Adivar, Fayetteville State University
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu
Youssef Raffoul, University of Dayton

8:00 a.m.
A Discrete Mathematical Model for the Aggregation of $\beta$Amyloid.
Saber Elaydi*, Trinity University
(1135392674)

8:30 a.m.
Global asymptotic behavior of certain class of nonlinear nonautonomous difference equations.
Vlajko L. Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(113539506)

9:00 a.m.
A Proposal for an Application of a MaxType Difference Equation to Epilepsy.
David M. Chan, Virginia Commonwealth University
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Vlajko L. Kocic, Xavier University of Louisiana
Stevo Stevic, Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences
(113539453)

9:30 a.m.
The Asymptotic Behavior of the Solutions of a kthorder Difference Equation.
Chris D Lynd*, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA USA
James Wright Sharpe, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA USA
(113539123)

10:00 a.m.
Nonstandarized Discretization Scheme In Volterra Integrodifferential Equations that Preserves Uniform Asymptotic Stability.
Youssef Naim Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(1135391200)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Propp, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut
Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University jessica.striker@ndsu.edu
Nathan Williams, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
Root system chipfiring.
Thomas A McConville*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pavel Galashin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sam Hopkins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alexander Postnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1135052224)

8:30 a.m.
The biCatalan Kreweras Complement.
Emily Barnard*, Northeastern University
(1135051942)

9:00 a.m.
The BerensteinKirillov group and cactus groups.
Michael Chmutov, University of Minnesota
Max Glick*, The Ohio State University
Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota
(1135051928)

9:30 a.m.
Increasing Labelings and Generalized Promotion.
Kevin Dilks*, North Dakota State University
Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University
Corey Vorland, North Dakota State University
(1135052446)

10:00 a.m.
Rowmotion on trim lattices.
Hugh Thomas*, UQAM
Nathan Williams, UT Dallas
(1135062468)

10:30 a.m.
Toggling antichains of posets.
Michael Joseph*, Dalton State College
(1135051156)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systemsto Celebrate the Work of Jane Hawkins, II
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julia Barnes, Western Carolina University
Rachel Bayless, Agnes Scott College
Emily Burkhead, Duke University
Lorelei Koss, Dickinson College koss@dickinson.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Sierpinski Mandelbrot Spiral.
Eric Chang*, Boston University
(1135373055)

8:30 a.m.
Parametrized Homeomorphic measures theorems on cubes.
Vidhu S Prasad*, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(1135372494)

9:00 a.m.
Möbius random law and infinite rank one maps.
e. H. el Abdalaoui, University of Rouen, France
Cesar E. Silva*, Williams College
(1135372532)

9:30 a.m.
Matching for translated $\beta$transformations.
Henk Bruin*, University of Vienna
(113537580)

10:00 a.m.
Variations on quantum ergodic theorems.
Michael E. Taylor*, Mathematics Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(113537511)

10:30 a.m.
Advection diffusion, atmospheric modeling, and methane transport.
Diane M. Taylor*, Santa Clara University
Fotini K. Chow, University of California, Berkeley
(113576915)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Free Convexity and Free Analysis, I
Room 29B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
J. William Helton, University of California, San Diego
Igor Klep, University of Auckland igor.klep@auckland.ac.nz

8:00 a.m.
A noncommutative Julia inequality.
John E. McCarthy*, Washington University
James E. Pascoe, Washington University
(113532545)

8:30 a.m.
Rectangular boundary representations and rectangular matrix convexity.
Adam H. Fuller, Ohio University
Michael Hartz*, Washington University in St. Louis
Martino Lupini, California Institute of Technology
(1135461094)

9:00 a.m.
Matrix Convex Sets Without Absolute Extreme Points.
Eric Michael Evert*, UC San Diego
(1135461513)

9:30 a.m.
Scaling and Inclusion of Matrix Convex Sets.
Benjamin Passer*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
Orr Moshe Shalit, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
Baruch Solel, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
(113547117)

10:00 a.m.
Absolute extreme points and generators of matrix convex sets.
TomLukas Kriel*, University of Konstanz (Germany)
(1135471547)

10:30 a.m.
Partial Matrix Convexity.
Scott McCulllough*, University of Florida
(1135472592)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College
Clemency Montelle, University of Canterbury
Daniel Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.edu
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College

8:00 a.m.
Partnership, Partition, and Proof: The Path to the HardyRamanujan Partition Formula.
Adrian Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(113501378)

8:30 a.m.
G.H. Hardy: mathematical biologist.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(113501683)

9:00 a.m.
Charles Newton Little: America's first knot theorist.
Jim Hoste*, Pitzer College
Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University
(1135011271)

9:30 a.m.
The editor as a scientific entrepreneur: Emile Borel and the promotion of new fields of investigation in mathematics.
Caroline Ehrhardt*, Universite Paris 8, EA 1571: Centre de recherches historiques, histoire des pouvoirs, savoirs et sociétés
(1135011640)

10:00 a.m.
"Maybe from this profusion of formal logic... some useful idea will come": Lebesgue, Borel, Baire, and the birth of descriptive set theory.
Johann D. Gaebler*, Oxford University
W. Hugh Woodin, Harvard University, Department of Mathematics, Department of Philosophy
(1135011251)

10:30 a.m.
Invidious Comparisons: The social and political shaping of the Fields Medal, 19361966.
Michael J. Barany*, Dartmouth College
(1135011113)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on If You Build It They Will Come: Presentations by Scholars in the National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences, I
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Goldberg, Purdue University
Phil Kutzko, University of Iowa philipkutzko@uiowa.edu

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Information in the Digital Age of Science, III
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patrick Ion, University of Michigan pion@umich.edu
Olaf Teschke, zbMath Berlin
Stephen Watt, University of Waterloo

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Modeling of Natural Resources, I
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu
Natali Hritonenko, Prairie View A&M University

8:00 a.m.
Optimal treatment schedule for a vineyard pest.
Fabio A Milner*, Arizona State University
Delphine Picart, Bordeaux, France
Denis Thiery, INRA, Bordeaux, France
(1135921755)

8:30 a.m.
Reduction of the operation cost via optimal control of an industrial wastewater biotreatment.
Ellina Grigorieva*, Texas Woman's University
Evgenii Khailov, Lomonosov Moscow State University
(113549379)

9:00 a.m.
Remarks on the definition of $R_{0}$.
Jim M Cushing*, Department of Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
(1135921460)

9:30 a.m.
Assessing the effect of environmental disturbances on population recovery and persistence with application to marine mammals.
Amy Veprauskas*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Ross A. Chiquet, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tingting Tang, University of Notre Dame
(1135921724)

10:00 a.m.
Population and vitellogenin dynamics of a honeybee colony influencing division of labor.
Marisabel Rodriguez Rodriguez*, Arizona State University
Yun Kang, Arizona State University
Robert E. Page Jr., Arizona State University
(1135341815)

10:30 a.m.
Structural and Practical Identifiability Issues of ImmunoEpidemiological VectorHost Models with Application to Rift Valley Fever.
Necibe Tuncer, Florida Atlantic University
Hayriye Gulbudak, University of Lousiana at Lafayette
Vincent Cannataro, Yale University
Maia Martcheva*, University of Florida
(113592436)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Relativity and Geometric Analysis, I
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Dilts, University of California, San Diego jdilts@ucsd.edu
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Towards Finite Element Methods over Manifolds via Coordinate Charts.
Martin Licht*, University of California, San Diego
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego
(1135652781)

8:30 a.m.
Developing Numerical Methods for Solving Geometrical PDEs on Manifolds with Arbitrary Spatial Topologies.
Lee Lindblom*, University of California at San Diego
(1135832734)

9:00 a.m.
On Approximation of Certain Geometric Operators Between Sobolev Spaces of Sections of Tensor Bundles on Compact Manifolds Equipped With Rough Metrics.
Ali Behzadan*, University of California, San Diego
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego
(1135582136)

9:30 a.m.
"The Null Distance and Spacetime Intrinsic Flat Convergence".
Christina Sormani*, Lehman College and CUNY GC
Carlos Vega, SUNY Binghamton
(113583522)

10:00 a.m.
On special Riemannian manifolds related to Bartnik's mass.
Armando Jose Cabrera Pacheco, University of Tuebingen
Carla Cederbaum*, University of Tuebingen
Stephen McCormick, KTH Stockholm
Pengzi Miao, University of Miami
(1135531858)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Algebras and Noncommutative Invariant Theory, I
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

8:00 a.m.
Poisson geometry of PI elliptic algebras.
Chelsea Walton*, Temple University
Xingting Wang, Temple University
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University
(113516450)

8:30 a.m.
Quivers supporting graded CalabiYau algebras.
Jason Gaddis*, Miami University
Daniel Rogalski, University of California, San Diego
(113516593)

9:00 a.m.
An introduction to derivators.
John M Zhang*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1135181404)

9:30 a.m.
Invariant Theory of Reflection Groups.
Anne V Shepler*, University of North Texas
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
(1135163210)

10:00 a.m.
The enriched Grothendieck construction.
Jonathan Beardsley, University of Washington, Seattle
Liang Ze Wong*, University of Washington, Seattle
(113518273)

10:30 a.m.
Toward Derived HopfGalois Extensions.
Jonathan Beardsley*, University of Washington
(113516383)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations of Quantum Physics and Their Topological Solutions, I
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Gustafson, University of British Columbia
Israel Michael Sigal, University of Toronto im.sigal@utoronto.ca
Avy Soffer, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
Blowup for the 2D cubic ZakharovKuznetsov equation.
Luiz Gustavo Farah, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Justin Holmer*, National Science Foundation, USA
Svetlana Roudenko, George Washington University, USA
(1135352485)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetry Breaking in Density Functional Theory due to Dirac Exchange for a Hydrogen Molecule.
Jeremy L. Marzuola*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(1135351054)

9:00 a.m.
YangMillsHiggs Equations on Riemann Surfaces of Higher Genus.
Nicholas M Ercolani*, University of Arizona
(1135351405)

10:00 a.m.
Boson gas at finite temperatures: Effect of pair excitation.
Dionisios Margetis*, University of Maryland, College Park
(11358199)

10:30 a.m.
Excitation spectra of Bose gases.
Chiara Boccato, University of Zurich
Christian Brennecke, University of Zurich
Serena Cenatiempo, GSSI, L' Aquila
Benjamin Schlein*, University of Zurich
(1135811295)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Link Invariants, Khovanov Homology, and Lowdimensional Manifolds, I
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Diana Hubbard, University of Michigan
Christine Ruey Shan Lee, University of Texas at Austin clee@math.utexas.edu

8:00 a.m.
A bordered interpretation of Manolescu's unoriented skein exact triangle.
David Shea VelaVick*, Louisiana State University
Michael Wong, Louisiana State University
(1135571531)

8:30 a.m.
Knot traces and concordance.
Allison N. Miller*, University of Texas, Austin
Lisa Piccirillo, University of Texas, Austin
(1135571349)

9:00 a.m.
Strong functoriality for KhovanovFloer theories.
Adam R Saltz*, University of Georgia
(1135571077)

9:30 a.m.
Leftorderable $3$manifold groups, taut foliations and contact structures.
Steve Boyer, UQAM
Ying Hu*, UQAM/McGill
(1135572942)

10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Long flat virtual knots and its associated graded space.
Karene Chu*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1135571625)

10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: KhovanovRozansky homology and Hilbert schemes.
Eugene Gorsky*, University of California, Davis
Andrei Negut, MIT
Jacob Rasmussen, Cambridge University
(113557291)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Trends in Analysis of Numerical Methods of Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 29C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sara Pollock, Wright State University
Leo Rebholz, Clemson University rebholz@clemson.edu

8:00 a.m.
Transient Waves in Piezoelectric Media: Analysis, Simulation, and Control.
Harbir Antil, George Mason University
Thomas S Brown*, University of Delaware
Francisco Javier Sayas, University of Delaware
(113565264)

8:30 a.m.
A Phase Field Model for Nematic Liquid Crystal Droplets.
Amanda E. Diegel*, Louisiana State University
Shawn W. Walker, Louisiana State University
(113565774)

9:00 a.m.
Discretely entropy stable discontinuous Galerkin methods.
Jesse Chan*, Rice University
(113565476)

9:30 a.m.
A Synthetic Turbulence Generation Model for WallBounded Shear Flows Based on Resolvent Analysis.
Keith J Galvin*, Applied Physical Sciences Corp.
(1135352151)

10:00 a.m.
A Phase Field Model for Polycrystallization Processes in Binary Mixtures.
R H Hoppe, University of Houston
Rahul Kumar, University of Houston
Natasha S Sharma*, University of Texas at El Paso
James Winkle, University of Houston
(1135652371)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical Studies of NavierStokesalpha model.
Monika Neda*, University of Nevada Las Vegas  UNLV
Sean Breckling, US Air Force Institute of Technology
(1135651203)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Research in Improving Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Education: Examples Supported by the National Science Foundation's IUSE: EHR Program
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, NSF, Directorate for Education & Human Resources, Division of Undergraduate Education rbuckmir@nsf.gov
Sandra Richardson, NSF, Directorate for Education & Human Resources, Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, NSF, Directorate for Education & Human Resources, Division of Undergraduate Education
Karen Keene, National Science Foundation

8:00 a.m.
A National Consortium for Synergistic Undergraduate Mathematics via Multiinstitutional Interdisciplinary Teaching Partnerships (SUMMITP).
Susan L. Ganter*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Rhonda Ellis, Norfolk State University
Rebecca Segal, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1135AE1873)

8:30 a.m.
CuratedCourses in Mathematics.
Petra BonfertTaylor*, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College
Sarah Eichhorn, Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science, The University of Texas at Austin
Jim Fowler, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University
David Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
(1135AE1352)

9:00 a.m.
The Teaching Experience for Undergraduates (TEU) Summer Program: an immersive experience in mathematics pedagogy for students from liberal arts colleges interested in exploring a career in teaching.
Victor J. Donnay*, Department of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College
Ellie Goldberg, Director of Mathematics Education, Teaching Experience for Undergraduates at Brown University
(1135AE1767)

9:30 a.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
Dominic P. Clemence, North Carolina A&T State University
Katrina N. Staley, North Carolina A&T State University
(1135AE2259)

10:00 a.m.
Applied and Computational Mathematics: A New Degree for 21st Century Discovery and Innovation.
Jeffrey C Humpherys*, Brigham Young University
Tyler J Jarvis, Brigham Young University
(1135AE3085)

10:30 a.m.
Broadening the impact and evaluating the effectiveness of simulationbased curricula for introductory statistics.
Nathan Tintle*, Dordt College
(1135AE2965)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Processes, Stochastic Optimization and Control, Numerics and Applications, II
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Hongwei Mei, University of Central Florida
Zhixin Yang, Ball State University
Quan Yuan, Ball State University
Guangliang Zhao, GE Global Research dr.gzhao@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Optimal Stopping of TwoTime Scale Markovian Systems.
Qing Zhang, The University of Georgia
Caojin Zhang*, Wayne State University
George Yin, Wayne State University
(113593626)

8:30 a.m.
Ergodic Control of LinearQuadratic Stochastic Systems.
Hongwei Mei*, University of Kansas
Jiongmin Yong, University of Central Florida
(1135603061)

9:00 a.m.
MeanVariance Defined Contribution Pension Management under Bounded Rationality.
Zhixin Yang*, Ball State University
Zhuo Jin, University of Melbourne
(1135601286)

9:30 a.m.
Global stability for a system of HIV epidemic stochastic model with treatments.
Olusegun Michael Otunuga*, Marshall University
(1135601066)

10:00 a.m.
An almost sure central limit theorem for autoregressive processes.
Adina Oprisan*, Canisius College
(1135601075)

10:30 a.m.
A Hölder inequality for norms of Gamma Wick products.
Aurel I Stan*, The Ohio State University at Marion
Florin Catrina, St. John's University
(113560331)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Data Analysis, II
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Henry Adams, Colorado State University henry.adams@colostate.edu
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Mikael VejdemoJohansson, CUNY College of Staten Island

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Visualization in Mathematics: Perspectives of Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators, I
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen Allen Keene, North Carolina State University
Mile Krajcevski, University of South Florida mile@mail.usf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nurturing Preservice Elementary Teachers' Creative Mathematical Thinking.
Mara Alagic*, Wichita State University
(1135972680)

8:30 a.m.
Kinesthetic Activities.
Corinne A. Manogue*, Department of Physics, Oregon State University
Tevian Dray, Dept of Mathematics, Oregon State University
(1135971948)

9:00 a.m.
Automated Grading of Sketched Graphs in Introductory Calculus Courses.
Paulina Chin*, Maplesoft
Louise Krmpotic, Maplesoft
(1135971484)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematical visualization using Wikki Stix, yarn, or pipe cleaners.
Julie Barnes*, Western Carolina University
(113597276)

10:00 a.m.
Assimilation, Accommodation, and Graphing in R3.
Allison J Dorko*, Oklahoma State University
(113597319)

10:30 a.m.
Visualization: Constructing what is "out there".
Kevin C. Moore*, University of Georgia
(11359739)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Women in Symplectic and Contact Geometry and Topology, I
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Bahar Acu, Northwestern University baharacu@gmail.com
Ziva Myer, Duke University
Yu Pan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Arts and Mathematics: The Interface, III
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Art and Recreation Based on Kite Tiling Rosettes.
Robert W Fathauer*, Tessellations Company
(1135F1741)

8:20 a.m.
A Methodology for Creating Fractal Islamic Patterns.
Phil Webster*, Phil Webster Design
(1135F12937)

8:40 a.m.
Mathematics in Persian Art II.
Samaneh G. Hamidi*, Brigham Young University
(1135F1909)

9:00 a.m.
Quantifying the Center of Attention (CA) for Describing Dance Choreography.
Karl H. Schaffer*, De Anza College
Joseph Thie, University of Tennessee
Kasia Williams, HarvardWestlake School
(1135F13149)

9:20 a.m.
A Truncated Octahedron in Dance, Art, Music, and Beyond.
Debra K Borkovitz*, Wheelock College
Karl Schaffer, De Anza College
(1135F11851)

9:40 a.m.
Math as Design Engine: Leveraging mathematics to create 3D printed art.
Laura Taalman*, James Madison University
(1135F12886)

10:00 a.m.
Evolving Paintings with Sequences of Coordinate Transforms in 2D and 3D.
Leo S Bleicher*, San Diego, CA
(1135F1897)

10:20 a.m.
Hypar Zonohedra.
Eve Torrence*, RandolphMacon College
(1135F11910)

10:40 a.m.
Harnessing chaos for generative art and an unusual packing problem.
Gary R Greenfield*, University of Richmond
(1135F1235)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, I
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Eric Kahn, Bloomsburg University
Brian P. Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

8:00 a.m.
Creating an InquiryBased Experience Online.
Mairead K Greene*, Rockhurst University
(1135D51324)

8:20 a.m.
Fostering engagement and inquiry in a linear algebra class.
Ekaterina Lioutikova*, University of Saint Joseph (CT)
(1135D51956)

8:40 a.m.
Experiment, conjecture and ...
Daniel Dobbs*, Trine University
(1135D52441)

9:00 a.m.
It's the little differences.
Ryan Gantner*, St. John Fisher College
Erica Johnson, St. John Fisher College
(1135D52566)

9:20 a.m.
Active First Semester Calculus.
Benjamin Wilson*, Stevenson University
(1135D52024)

9:40 a.m.
Is it still called a textbook if it is for an IBL course?
Mona Mocanasu*, MSU Denver
(1135D51785)

10:00 a.m.
Open Educational Resources and InquiryBased Learning: Bogart's Combinatorics through Guided Discovery Gets New Life.
Mitchel T. Keller*, Washington and Lee University
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Kent E. Morrison, American Institute of Mathematics
(1135D5623)

10:20 a.m.
JIBLM  yes, the IBL material you developed does count toward tenure!
W. Ted Mahavier*, Lamar University
(1135D51182)

10:40 a.m.
Using multivariable mathematical modeling activities to facilitate inquirybased teaching and learning: the derivation of Ampere's Law.
Gabriella Harris*, Towson University
Kimberly Corum, Towson University
(1135D51019)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Mentoring
Room 28E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

8:00 a.m.
Mentoring Students through Computational Science Research Projects: Report on the iPics SSTEM grant program.
Thomas R Hagedorn*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The College of New Jersey
Monisha S Pulimood, Department of Computer Science, The College of New Jersey
(1135VE154)

8:15 a.m.
The Effectiveness of a Mentoring Program at a Small Liberal Arts University.
Ronald L Merritt*, Athens State University
(1135VE55)

8:30 a.m.
EQUIPing freshmen STEM majors through the EQUIP program.
Fumiko Futamura*, Southwestern University
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
(1135VE2408)

8:45 a.m.
A Peer Facilitation Model in Precalculus for Increasing Participation in STEM Fields.
Emily Gismervig*, University of Washington Bothell
Cinnamon Hillyard, University of Washington Bothell
Kathryn Mitchell, University of Washington Bothell
(1135VE2565)

9:00 a.m.
The Successes and Challenges of Creating a Community of Best Practices for Math Faculty.
Elizabeth W Schott*, Florida SouthWestern State College
Laurice L Garrett, Florida SouthWestern State College
(1135VE2717)

9:15 a.m.
Association for Women in Mathematics Mentoring Network  Supporting Female Mathematics Majors throughout their Undergraduate Career.
Francesca Bernardi*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Katrina Morgan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1135VE3024)

9:30 a.m.
Using Undergraduate Coach/Mentors in an Online Bridge Program for QR and STEM Preparation.
James S Rolf, Yale University
John Hall*, Yale University
(1135VE3057)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics, I
Room 28D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

8:00 a.m.
Using Activities based on Original Sources in a General Education Mathematics Course.
Cynthia J Huffman*, Pittsburg State University
(1135VI137)

8:15 a.m.
Desmos.com A free online graphing tool for developing classroom activities!
Katie Pridemore*, Valencia College
(1135VI217)

8:30 a.m.
Cryptography as a gateway to core mathematics.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(1135VI282)

8:45 a.m.
Developing Percents Skills in College Students.
Olaseni T. Fadipe*, Central Michigan University
Katrina L PiatekJimenez, Central Michigan University
(1135VI423)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: 1H3W for the Teaching of Beginning Algebra.
Shumei C Richman*, Midlands Technical College
(1135VI516)

9:15 a.m.
Using the Coin Jumping Puzzle to Introduce Students to Polya's Four Phases of Problem Solving.
Jay A Malmstrom*, Oklahoma City Community College
(1135VI559)

9:30 a.m.
Enhancing Student Engagement by Using Technology Based Interactive Teaching.
Tumulesh K Solanky*, University of New Orleans
(1135VI564)

9:45 a.m.
What is 1/2 plus 1/3 ?
Rad Dimitric*, CUNY
(1135VI918)

10:00 a.m.
Helping and Advancing College Algebra Students.
Heather Pierce*, Emmanuel College
(1135VI1555)

10:15 a.m.
The Theme of Observation in a Geometry Course.
James Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(1135VI1570)

10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Importance and Joy of Teaching an "Ideas in Mathematics" Class.
Igor V Minevich*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1135VI1713)

10:45 a.m.
(Co)Sine clock.
L. Franklin Kemp*, Collin College, Plano Texas
(1135VI737)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics as Actually Practiced
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sally Cockburn, Hamilton College
Thomas Drucker, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University (emerita) bgold@monmouth.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Eroding Foundation of Mathematics.
David M Shane*, Methodist University
(1135A5144)

8:30 a.m.
When Physicists Teach Mathematics.
James Henderson*, Penn State Behrend
(1135A5362)

9:00 a.m.
Hardy, Bishop, and making hay.
Daniel C. Sloughter*, Furman University
(1135A5609)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Fictionalism, Constructive Empiricism, and the Semantics of Mathematical Language.
Jae Yong John Park*, New York, NY
(1135A5301)

10:00 a.m.
GianCarlo Rota and the Phenomenology of Mathematics.
Chandra KethiReddy*, University of Central Florida
(1135A5814)

10:30 a.m.
Does Inclusivity Matter in Mathematical Practice?
sarahmarie belcastro*, MathILy / Smith College
(1135A51883)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), III
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stacy Brown, California State Polytechnic University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu
Aaron Weinberg, Ithaca College

8:00 a.m.
Instructors and students' uses of dynamic textbooks: What is new?
Angeliki Mali*, School of Education, University of Michigan
Vilma Mesa, School of Education, University of Michigan
(1135J52277)

8:20 a.m.
Improving STEM Education Through Departmental Action Teams.
Mary E. Pilgrim*, Colorado State University
Daniel Reinholz, San Diego State University
Joel Corbo, The University of Colorado
(1135J5111)

8:40 a.m.
GTA Professional Development: Lessons Learned from a NonSTEM Department.
Gabriela Maria Hernandez*, Colorado State University
Mary E Pilgrim, Colorado State University
(1135J5403)

9:00 a.m.
Justification of an invariant relationship between two quantities: Coordinating quantities vs. steepness of tangent lines.
Halil I. Tasova*, University of Georgia
Kevin C. Moore, University of Georgia
(1135J51148)

9:20 a.m.
The ways the discourse around various teaching practices change as graduate teaching assistants engage with professional development.
Hayley Milbourne*, San Diego State University
Susan Nickerson, San Diego State University
(1135J52053)

9:40 a.m.
Linear Algebra Students' Ability to Create a Meaningful Visualization of Objects.
Deniz Kardes Birinci*, University of South Florida
Mile Krajcevski, University of South Florida
Ruthmae Sears, University of South Florida
(1135J52588)

10:00 a.m.
An Activity Theory Approach to Mediating the Development of Metacognitive Norms During Problem Solving.
Emilie R Hancock*, University of Northern Colorado
(1135J5618)

10:20 a.m.
Capturing the Mathematical Content in College Algebra Instruction Through the Lenses of Three Observation Protocols.
Claire Gibbons*, Oregon State University
(1135J52857)

10:40 a.m.
Mathematics PhD students' interpretation of explanatory proofs.
Eyob S Demeke*, California State University Los Angeles
(1135J5333)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Advancement of Open Educational Resources, I
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchinson, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu

8:00 a.m.
Open Source in Teaching Statistics.
D Scott Dillery*, Lindsey Wilson College
(1135P12663)

8:20 a.m.
Asynchronous Online Office Hours with WeBWorK.
K. Andrew Parker*, CUNY New York City College of Technology
(1135P12878)

8:40 a.m.
A new openaccess, opensource linear algebra textbook.
David Austin*, Department of Mathematics, Grand Valley State University
(1135P12123)

9:00 a.m.
Using CuratedCourses to match OER to other OER.
Petra BonfertTaylor, Dartmouth
Sarah Eichhorn, University of Texas at Austin
David Farmer*, American Institute of Mathematics
Jim Fowler, The Ohio State University
(1135P12433)

9:20 a.m.
Open Textbooks at Grand Valley State University.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
(1135P12570)

9:40 a.m.
Ten Years in Ten Minutes: Surveying the OER Movement in Mathematics.
Kent E Morrison*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1135P11964)

10:00 a.m.
How We Got From There to Here: An Open Source Introductory Real Analysis Text.
Robert R Rogers*, SUNY Fredonia
Eugene Boman, The Pennsylvania State University  Harrisburg Campus
(1135P13182)

10:20 a.m.
Using OER's to Create a Prerequisite Course for College Algebra.
Jeff Zeager*, Lorain County Community College
(1135P12645)

10:40 a.m.
A 21st century Foundations text.
Joseph E. Fields*, Southern Connecticut State University
(1135P12690)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, I
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Christopher S. Goodrich, Creighton Preparatory School cgood@prep.creighton.edu
Beverly H. West, Cornell University

8:00 a.m.
Inspiring engineers to study ordinary differential equations with openended modeling problems.
Karoline Hood*, United States Military Academy (USMA)
Paul Goethals, United Sates Military Academy (USMA)
(1135C5153)

8:20 a.m.
Web based lectures for ODEs with Interactivity.
Stephen H Sapertone*, George Mason University
(1135C5280)

8:40 a.m.
What happens when you periodically force a nonlinear oscillator?
James Walsh*, Oberlin College
(1135C5425)

9:00 a.m.
Standardsbased grading for ordinary differential equations.
Jakob Kotas*, University of Portland
(1135C5903)

9:20 a.m.
Verifying OneDimensional Groundwater Flow with Incomplete Data.
Michael A. Karls*, Ball State University
(1135C51438)

9:40 a.m.
Differential Equations and the United States Census Data.
Jean Marie Linhart*, Central Washington University
(1135C51504)

10:00 a.m.
Slopes: An Interactive App for Exploring Differential Equations.
Timothy A Lucas*, Pepperdine University
(1135C51579)

10:20 a.m.
An algorithm founded in intuition: Guiding students to reinvent Euler's Method.
Justin Dunmyre*, Frostburg State University
Nicholas Fortune, North Carolina State University
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
(1135C51668)

10:40 a.m.
Teaching ODEs with dynamics.
Alexander M. Gofen*, San Francisco, CA
(1135C51812)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Advances in Finite Element Approximation
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware bacuta@udel.edu
Ana Maria Soane, United States Naval Academy soane@usna.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computational modeling of problems on domains with small holes.
Ivo Babuska, University of Texas at Austin
Ana Maria Soane*, United States Naval Academy
Manil Suri, University of Maryland Baltimore County
(1135652920)

8:25 a.m.
New Finite Element Methods for 3D Anisotropic Singular Solutions.
Hengguang Li*, Wayne State University
(1135651292)

8:50 a.m.
A multirate decoupling scheme for transient coupled surfacesubsurface flows.
Prince Chidyagwai*, Loyola University Maryland
(1135651329)

9:15 a.m.
Some Iterative Algorithms for Biot Equations and Applications in Biomechanics.
Mingchao Cai*, Morgan State University
Guoping Zhang, Morgan State University
(1135651807)

9:40 a.m.
Saddle point least squares methods for first order systems.
Constantin Bacuta*, University of Delaware
Jacob Jacavage, University of Delaware
(1135652521)

10:05 a.m.
A Nonconforming Saddle Point Least Squares Approach for Elliptic Interface Problems.
Jacob Jacavage*, University of Delaware
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware
(113565776)

10:30 a.m.
Computable error estimates for finite element approximations of elliptic partial differential equations with rough stochastic data.
Eric Joseph Hall*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
H\r{a}kon Hoel, EPFL
Mattias Sandberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Anders Szepessy, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Raul Tempone, KAUST
(113565546)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
Teaching Mathematics Content to Prospective Elementary Teachers: Strategies and Opportunities
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Lynn C. Hart, Georgia State University lhart@gsu.edu
Panelists:
Christine Browning, Western Michigan University
Ziv Feldman, Boston University
Lynn C. Hart, Georgia State University
Jennifer Holm, University of Alberta
Susan Oesterle, Douglas College

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:20 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Teaching Practices in Number Theory, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patrick Rault, University of Arizona
Thomas Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey hagedorn@tcnj.edu
Mark Kozek, Whittier College

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Toy models.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Tadashi Tokieda*, Stanford University
(1135A0156)

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
0,1Laws and pseudofiniteness of $\aleph_0$categorical theories.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Cameron Donnay Hill*, Wesleyan University
(113503842)

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Introduction to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) in Mathematics Courses
Room 28A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Jill E. Guerra, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Laurie Lenz, Marymount University

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Teaching Introductory Statistics Using the Guidelines from the American Statistical Association
Room 28C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Panel
Historical Chief Editors of the Notices
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, American Mathematical Society fmorgan@williams.edu
Panelists:
Harold Boas,
Andy Magid,
Frank Morgan, American Mathematical Society
Hugo Rossi,

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
The New AP Calculus Curriculum  The First Round of Testing
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University jxs23@psu.edu
Panelists:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Stephen Davis, Davidson College
Ben Hendrik, College Board
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, III
Room 28E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

Friday January 12, 2018, 9:55 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Project NExT Panel
You Can Lead a Horse to Water... : Nurturing Motivation in the Classroom
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kyle Golenbiewski, University of North Alabama
Emily Olson, Millikin University
Marcos Ortiz, Grinnell College
Scott Zinzer, Aurora University
Panelists:
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Lamar University
WITHDRAWN: Karen Saxe, Macalester College
Suzanne Dorée, Augsburg University
NEW: Steven Schlicker, Grand Valley State University

Friday January 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Nonelementary classification theory.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Sebastien Vasey*, Harvard University
(113503193)

Friday January 12, 2018, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Emergent phenomena in random structures and algorithms.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Dana Randall*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(11350027)

Friday January 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Radical Dash Prize Session
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stacey Muir, University of Scranton
Janine Janoski, Kings College

Friday January 12, 2018, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Wow, so many minimal surfaces!
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
André Neves*, University of Chicago
(11350034)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Proving analytic inequalities.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Avi Wigderson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(1135683232)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Current Events Bulletin
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, MSRI and UC Berkeley de@msri.org

1:00 p.m.
Materials and mathematics.
Richard D. James*, University of Minnesota
(113582102)

2:00 p.m.
How complicated are polynomials in many variables?
Craig L. Huneke*, University of Virginia
(1135133255)

3:00 p.m.
From Newton to NavierStokes, or how to connect fluid mechanics equations from microscopic to macroscopic scales.
Isabelle Gallagher*, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
(1135351693)

4:00 p.m.
The Cap Set Conjecture, the polynomial method, and applications (after CrootLevPach, EllenbergGijswijt, and others).
Joshua A. Grochow*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1135052051)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
HOW MANY DEGREES ARE IN A MARTIAN CIRCLE? And other human (and nonhuman) questions one should ask about everyday mathematics.
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
James Tanton*, Mathematical Association of America
(1135A0159)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, I
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Marcel Bischoff, Vanderbilt University
Ian Charlesworth, University of California, Los Angeles
Brent Nelson, University of California, Berkeley brent@math.berkeley.edu
Sarah Reznikoff, Kansas State University

1:00 p.m.
Separable exact C$^\ast$algebras nonisomorphic to their opposite algebras.
Maria Grazia Viola*, Lakehead University
(1135972293)

1:30 p.m.
A von Neumanntype inequality with universal C*algebras.
Kristin Courtney*, University of Virginia
(1135471455)

2:00 p.m.
Discussion

2:30 p.m.
Maximal amenable subalgebras in $q$Gaussian factors.
Sandeepan Parekh*, Vanderbilt University
Koichi Shimada, Kyoto University
Chenxu Wen, University of California, Riverside
(1135461859)

3:00 p.m.
Orthogonal free quantum group factors are strongly 1bounded.
Michael Brannan*, Texas A&M University
Roland Vergnioux, University of Caen
(1135461494)

3:30 p.m.
Basic examples of bifree product.
Wonhee Na*, Texas A&M University
(1135472196)

4:00 p.m.
A weaklydefined derivation $\delta^D_w$ and kernels of $(\delta^D_w)^n$.
Lara Ismert*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1135472536)

4:30 p.m.
Free transport for interpolated free group factors.
Michael Hartglass*, Santa Clara University
Brent Nelson, UC Berkeley
(1135462179)

5:00 p.m.
Two new settings for examples of von Neumann dimension.
Lauren C. Ruth*, University of California, Riverside
(1135461608)

5:30 p.m.
An angle between intermediate subfactors and its rigidity.
Keshab Chandra Bakshi, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Sayan Das, Vanderbilt University
Zhengwei Liu*, Harvard University
Yunxiang Ren, Tennessee state university
(1135461316)

6:00 p.m.
The geometry of conformal nets.
James Tener*, UC Santa Barbara
(1135812035)

6:30 p.m.
Joint spectral distributions in finite von Neumann algebras.
Ian Charlesworth, University of California  San Diega
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Fedor Sukochev, University of New South Wales
Dmitriy Zanin, University of New South Wales
(1135471995)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, II
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert L. Benedetto, Amherst College
Benjamin Hutz, Saint Louis University
Jamie Juul, Amherst College jjuul@amherst.edu
Bianca Thompson, Harvey Mudd College

1:00 p.m.
Böttcher coordinates for onedimensional superattracting germs over nonarchimedean fields.
Joseph H Silverman*, Mathematics Department, Brown University
Adriana Salerno, Department of Mathematics, Bates College
(113537181)

1:30 p.m.
A nonarchimedean $\lambda$lemma and Jstability.
Thomas Silverman*, Brown University
(1135371118)

2:00 p.m.
Idempotent relations for periodic point counts over finite fields.
Laura S. Walton*, Brown University
(113511568)

2:30 p.m.
Bounded height in families of dynamical systems.
Khoa Dang Nguyen*, University of Calgary
(1135111240)

3:00 p.m.
Equidistribution and preperiodic points for families of rational maps.
Niki Myrto Mavraki*, University of British Columbia
Hexi Ye, Zhejiang University
(1135111801)

3:30 p.m.
Sylvester sums of compound sequence semigroup complements.
T. Alden Gassert*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Caleb Shor, Western New England University
(1135142624)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamical Belyi Maps.
Jacqueline Anderson*, Bridgewater State University
(1135111782)

4:30 p.m.
A finiteness theorem for specializations of dynatomic polynomials.
David Krumm*, Colby College
(113511689)

5:00 p.m.
Arboreal finite index for cubic polynomials.
Andrew Bridy*, Texas A&M University
Thomas J. Tucker, University of Rochester
(113537183)

5:30 p.m.
Cubic and higher degree arboreal Galois representations.
TJ Combs, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(1135112809)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra and Polytopes, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert Davis, Michigan State University davisr@math.msu.edu
Liam Solus, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
A lower bound theorem for centrally symmetric simplicial polytopes.
Steven Klee*, Seattle University
Eran Nevo, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Isabella Novik, University of Washington
Hailun Zheng, MSRI
(1135051358)

1:30 p.m.
The DehnSomerville relations and the Catalan matroid.
Anastasia M Chavez*, University fo California, Davis
Nicole Yamzon, San Jose State University
(113505537)

2:00 p.m.
Uniqueness of BerlineVergne's valuation.
Federico Castillo, MSRI/University of Kansas
Fu Liu*, University of California, Davis
(1135521102)

2:30 p.m.
Combinatorial aspects of Noncrossing and $R$polytopes.
Carolina Benedetti V.*, Universidad de los Andes
(1135051385)

3:00 p.m.
Schurpositivity of Gessel's tree symmetric function and the Catalan arrangement.
Ira M. Gessel, Brandeis University
Sean T. Griffin, University of Washington, Seattle
Vasu V. Tewari*, University of Washington, Seattle
(1135051681)

3:30 p.m.
Crystallizing the Schur Qfunctions.
Maria Monks Gillespie*, University of California, Davis
Jake Levinson, University of Washington
Kevin Purbhoo, University of Waterloo
(1135051283)

4:00 p.m.
Betti numbers and antilecture hall compositions of random threshold graphs.
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
Christian Go, National University of Singapore
Matthew T. Stamps*, YaleNUS College
(113505975)

4:30 p.m.
A random model for algebraic curves, with a threshold for CohenMacaulayness.
Bruno Benedetti*, University of Miami
(1135052028)

5:00 p.m.
Augmented Hilbert series of numerical semigroups.
Jeske Glenn, University of Oregon
Christopher ONeill*, University of California Davis
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Benjamin Sepanski, Baylor University
(113505591)

5:30 p.m.
Partially Magic Labelings and the Antimagic Graph Conjecture.
Maryam Farahmand*, UC Berkeley
(1135521984)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Diophantine Approximation and Analytic Number Theory in Honor of Jeffrey Vaaler, I
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Shabnam Akhtari, University of Oregon
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College lenny@cmc.edu
Clayton Petsche, Oregon State University

1:00 p.m.
The Convolution Square Root of $1$.
Harold G Diamond*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(113511727)

1:30 p.m.
Fourier optimization and primes gaps.
Emanuel Carneiro*, IMPA  Rio de Janeiro
(113511970)

2:00 p.m.
Iteration in the Ideal Sieve.
Sidney W. Graham*, Central Michigan University
(1135112144)

2:30 p.m.
New Trigonometric Extremal Problems Related to Pair Correlations.
Hugh L. Montgomery*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1135111321)

3:00 p.m.
Counting reducible polynomials.
Robert Grizzard*, Lafayette College
(1135111954)

3:30 p.m.
Height bounds under splitting conditions.
Paul Fili*, Oklahoma State University
Lukas Pottmeyer, Universitat DuisburgEssen
(1135111973)

4:00 p.m.
Multiplicatively dependent vectors of algebraic numbers.
Cameron Stewart*, University of Waterloo
Francesco Pappalardi, Universita Roma Tre
Min Sha, University of New South Wales
Igor Shparlinski, University of New South Wales
(1135111371)

4:30 p.m.
Heights in Function Fields: An Application to the Geometry of Curves.
Jeffrey Lin Thunder*, Northern Illinois University
(1135112118)

5:00 p.m.
On parametric geometry of numbers.
Wolfgang M. Schmidt*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1135111238)

5:30 p.m.
Applications of Orthogonality within NonArchimedean and Human Contexts.
Edward B. Burger*, Southwestern University
(1135111173)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Emergent Phenomena in Discrete Models
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology randall@cc.gatech.edu
Andrea Richa, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
Distributed Algorithms in Biological Systems: The Diverse Architectures of Natural Computation.
Theodore P. Pavlic*, Arizona State University
(1135922552)

1:30 p.m.
Local Stochastic Algorithms for Compression and Shortcut Bridging in Programmable Matter.
Andrea W. Richa*, Arizona State University
Sarah Cannon, Georgia Institute of Technology
Joshua J. Daymude, Arizona State University
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology
Marta Andres Arroyo, University of Granada, Spain
(1135602786)

2:00 p.m.
Estimating the entropy of activity in excitable networks.
Daniel B Larremore*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Vidit Agrawal, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Andrew B Cowley, University of Colorado, Boulder
Woodrow L Shew, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Juan G Restrepo, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1135373065)

2:30 p.m.
A neural algorithm for similarity search.
Saket Navlakha*, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Charles F. Stevens, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Sanjoy Dasgupta, University of California, San Diego
(1135681959)

3:00 p.m.
Hardness of computing and approximating predicates and functions with leaderless population protocols.
David Doty*, University of California, Davis
(1135682662)

3:30 p.m.
Algorithmic SelfAssembly of DNA.
Erik Winfree*, California Institute of Technology
(1135682297)

4:00 p.m.
Limiting behavior of 3color excitable media on arbitrary graphs.
Hanbaek Lyu*, The Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics
Janko Gravner, University of California, Davis, Deaprtment of Mathematics
David Sivakoff, The Ohio State University, Department of Statistics and Mathematics
(113560811)

4:30 p.m.
The nonlocality of graph coloring.
David Galvin*, University of Notre Dame
(1135051350)

5:00 p.m.
Dyadic Tilings and Phase Transitions.
Sarah Cannon*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1135682855)

5:30 p.m.
Topological defects and entropic forces in tilings and colorings.
Cristopher Moore*, Santa Fe Institute
(1135052510)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Flipping your Mathematics Course using Open Educational Resources
Room 28A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Sarah Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine
David Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
Jim Fowler, The Ohio State University
Petra Taylor, Dartmouth University

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Davi Maximo, University of Pennsylvania dmaxim@math.upenn.edu
Lu Wang, University of WisconsinMadison
Xin Zhou, University of California Santa Barbara

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
How to Run Successful Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Room 28B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Jane Long, Stephen F. Austin State University
Brianna Donaldson, American Institute of Mathematics
Gabriella Pinter, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Diana White, University of Colorado Denver and National Association of Math Circles

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on If You Build It They Will Come: Presentations by Scholars in the National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences, II
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Goldberg, Purdue University
Phil Kutzko, University of Iowa philipkutzko@uiowa.edu

1:00 p.m.
The geometry of leukemic proliferation.
Reginald L. McGee*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
Gregory K. Behbehani, The Ohio State University
Kevin R. Coombes, The Ohio State University
(1135922150)

1:30 p.m.
NEW TIME: Holomorphic Sectional Curvature and its Friends on Complex Manifolds.
Angelynn R Alvarez*, State University of New York at Potsdam
(1135531891)

2:00 p.m.
NEW TIME: Results concerning the spectrum of Noetherian rings.
Cory H Colbert*, Williams College
(1135132011)

2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A mathematical approach to understanding the vibrations within a block subjected to freezing rocking.
Julia AndersonLee*, Iowa State University
Scott Hansen, Iowa State University
Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University
(1135351787)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
NEW TIME: A Method for Explicit Solution Formulas for Integrable Evolution Equations in 2+1 Dimensions.
Alicia Machuca*, Texas Woman's University
(1135351752)

4:00 p.m.
Totally Reflexive Modules.
Denise A Rangel Tracy*, Central Connecticut State University
(1135131517)

4:30 p.m.
Direct Method for Reconstructing Inclusions from Electrostatic Data.
Isaac Harris*, Texas A&M University
William Rundell, Texas A&M University
(1135351313)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A new principal rank characteristic sequence.
Xavier MartinezRivera*, Auburn University
(1135151263)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Markov Chains, Markov Processes and Applications
Room 29D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alan Krinik, California State Polytechnic University ackrinik@cpp.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University

1:00 p.m.
Cutoff for the randomtorandom card shuffle.
Megan Bernstein*, Georgia Tech
Evita Nestoridi, Princeton University
(113560530)

1:30 p.m.
Cutoff for a stratified random walk on the hypercube, related to a mysterious random walk on invertible matrices modulo 2.
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research
(1135601635)

2:00 p.m.
Matrix Properties of a Class of BirthDeath Chains and Processes.
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Uyen Nguyen, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ali Oudich, University of California, Irvine
Pedram Ostadhassanpanjehali, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Luis Cervantes, California State University, Long Beach
Chon In Luk, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Matthew McDonough, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jeffrey Yeh, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Lyheng Phey, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1135601551)

2:30 p.m.
Random Walks in the Quarter Plane with TimeVarying Periodic Transition Rates.
Barbara H Margolius*, Cleveland State University
L Felipe Martins, Cleveland State University
(11356022)

3:00 p.m.
Favorite sites of a persistent random walk on $\mathbb{Z}$.
Steven Noren*, Iowa State University
Arka Ghosh, Iowa State University
Alex Roitershtein, Iowa State University
(1135601071)

3:30 p.m.
The flashing Brownian ratchet and Parrondo's paradox.
Stewart N. Ethier*, University of Utah
Jiyeon Lee, Yeungnam University
(113560998)

4:00 p.m.
Brownian particles interacting through their ranks.
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1135601267)

4:30 p.m.
A Winner Plays Model.
Sheldon Ross*, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Yang Cao, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
(113560999)

5:00 p.m.
Dynamics of a PredatorPrey Model through Stochastic Methods.
Diana Curtis*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jennifer Switkes, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(11356084)

5:30 p.m.
Network conditions for positive recurrence of stochastically modeled reaction networks and mixing times.
Jinsu Kim*, University of WisconsinMadison
David F Anderson, University of WisconsinMadison
(113560311)

6:00 p.m.
Discussion

6:30 p.m.
Persistence of sums of correlated increments and clustering in cellular automata.
Hanbaek Lyu*, The Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics
David Sivakoff, The Ohio State University, Department of Statistics and Mathematics
(113560808)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Modeling of Natural Resources, II
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu
Natali Hritonenko, Prairie View A&M University

1:00 p.m.
Plants Persistence under Multiple Stressors: Mathematical Modeling Approach.
Benito ChenCharpentier, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Mathematics
Maria Leite*, University of South Florida St Petersburg, Mathematics and Statistics
Orou Gaoue, University of Hawai at Manoa, Department of Botany
Folashade Agusto, University of Kansas, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
(1135342657)

1:30 p.m.
Dynamics of a Diffusion Reaction PreyPredator Model with Delay in Prey: Effects of Delay and Spatial Components.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
C. CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
F. Rao, Nanjing Tech University,
(1135922373)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling the Role of Public Health Education in Ebola Virus Disease Outbreaks in Sudan.
Benjamin Levy*, Fitchburg State University
Christina Edholm, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Orou Gaoue, University of Hawaii
Edward Lungu, Botswana International University of Science and Technology
Moathodi Kgosimore, Botswana College of Agriculture
Farai Nyabadza, Stellenbosch University
(1135922488)

2:30 p.m.
Simple approaches to manage natural systems when density dependence can be ignored.
Alan Hastings*, University of California, Davis
(1135921507)

3:00 p.m.
Model projections in model space: Multimodel inference beyond model averaging.
José M Ponciano*, University of Florida
Mark L Taper, University of Florida
(1135621500)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling of technological renovation under environmental uncertainty and resource scarcity.
Yuri Yatsenko*, Houston Baptist University
Natali Hritonenko, Prairie View A&M University
Selkhan Boranbayev, Eurasian National University
(113591482)

4:00 p.m.
Transient predatorprey cycles in bald eagles and glaucouswinged gulls at Protection Island, Washington.
Eric T. Funasaki*, Sul Ross State University
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University
James L. Hayward, Andrews University
(1135922435)

4:30 p.m.
A mathematical model of NutrientsPhytoplanktonOysters in a bay ecosystem with oyster filtration based on Moser equation.
Najat Ziyadi*, Morgan State University
(1135921569)

5:00 p.m.
A discretetime anthrax epidemic model.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University, Washington DC 20059
Pauline van den Driessche, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
(1135921577)

5:30 p.m.
Validating a TraitBased Model for PredatorPrey Dynamics in a System of Terrestrial Arthropods.
A. N. Laubmeier*, North Carolina State University
(113592676)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Relativity and Geometric Analysis, II
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Dilts, University of California, San Diego jdilts@ucsd.edu
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Topology and singularities in cosmological spacetimes obeying the null energy condition.
Gregory J Galloway*, University of Miami
Eric Ling, University of Miami
(1135831487)

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotic gluing of shearfree hyperboloidal initial data.
Paul T. Allen*, Lewis & Clark College
James Isenberg, University of Oregon
John M. Lee, University of Washington
Iva Stavrov Allen, Lewis & Clark College
(1135831637)

2:00 p.m.
The effects of selfinteraction on constructing relativistic point particles.
Noah Benjamin, Lewis & Clark College
Iva Stavrov Allen*, Lewis & Clark College
(1135832377)

2:30 p.m.
When do spacetimes have constant mean curvature slices?
James Dilts*, University of California, San Diego
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego
(1135831921)

3:00 p.m.
Instability of focusing initial data sets in high dimensions.
Bruno Premoselli*, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
(1135831172)

3:30 p.m.
Proof of a Null Penrose Conjecture using a new Quasilocal Mass.
Henri Petrus Roesch*, University of California, Irvine
(1135832031)

4:00 p.m.
IMCF and the Stability of the PMT and RPI.
Brian Allen*, United States Military Academy
(113553142)

4:30 p.m.
A PositiveDefinite Energy Functional for Axially Symmetric Maxwell's Equations on Kerr and Kerrde Sitter Black Holes.
Nishanth Abu Gudapati*, Department of Mathematics, Yale University
(113583816)

5:00 p.m.
Hawking temperature and elliptic curves.
Jonathan Holland*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1135301378)

5:30 p.m.
A Simple Alltime Model for the Birth, Big Bang, and Death of the Universe.
Arthur E Fischer*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(1135832365)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Gravitational Wave Science, II
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Gillette, University of Arizona agillette@math.arizona.edu
Nikki Holtzer, University of Arizona

1:00 p.m.
Conservation laws and asymptotics for linear waves.
Stefanos Aretakis*, Princeton University & University of Toronto
(113583681)

2:00 p.m.
Gravitational Waves and the Aretakis Instability.
Samuel E. Gralla*, University of Arizona
(1135832764)

2:30 p.m.
Microlocal analysis for Kerrde Sitter black holes.
Peter Hintz, University of California, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Andras Vasy*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
(113535430)

3:30 p.m.
The stability of Kerrde Sitter black holes.
Peter Hintz*, University of California, Berkeley
András Vasy, Stanford University
(113535457)

4:00 p.m.
The asymptotically selfsimilar regime for the Einstein vacuum equations.
Yakov ShlapentokhRothman*, Princeton University
(1135351541)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Network Science, II
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Burstein, Swarthmore College dburste1@swarthmore.edu
Franklin Kenter, United States Naval Academy
Feng Shi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1:00 p.m.
A physical model for efficient ranking in networks.
Daniel B Larremore*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Caterina De Bacco, Santa Fe Institute
Cristopher Moore, Santa Fe Institute
(1135912773)

1:30 p.m.
A random walk around the block: personalized PageRank and stochastic block models.
Johan Ugander*, Stanford University
(113568128)

2:00 p.m.
Superresolution community detection for layeraggregated multilayer networks.
Dane Taylor*, Mathematics, University at Buffalo SUNY
Rajmonda Caceres, MIT Lincoln Lab
Peter J Mucha, Mathematics, UNC Chapel Hill
(113582472)

2:30 p.m.
Multilayer Networks and their Applications.
Mason A. Porter*, UCLA
(11359143)

3:30 p.m.
Tools for constructing graphs with fixed degree sequences.
David Burstein*, Swarthmore College
(1135051955)

4:00 p.m.
Random graph models with fixed degree sequences: choices, consequences and irreducibility proofs for sampling.
Joel Nishimura*, Arizona State University
Bailey K Fosdick, Colorado State University
Daniel B Larremore, University Colorado Boulder
Johan Ugander, Stanford University
(1135052207)

4:30 p.m.
An extension of networked dynamical systems suitable for perturbative analysis.
Stephen G. Eubank*, Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Lab, BioInformatics Institute of Virginia Tech
Madhurima Nath, Physics Department and Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech
Yihui Ren, Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech
(1135372294)

5:30 p.m.
Transitivity Reinforcement in Coevolving Network Models.
Nishant Malik*, Dartmouth College
HsuanWei Lee, The University of NebraskaLincoln
Feng Shi, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Peter J Mucha, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(113591462)

6:00 p.m.
Structural and Functional Redundancy in Biological Networks.
Alice C. U. Schwarze*, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK
Mason A. Porter, Department of Mathematics, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jonny Wray, eTherapeutics plc, UK
(1135922811)

6:30 p.m.
Modeling the Influence Structure of a Network with Hawkes Processes.
Steven T. Morse*, U.S. Military Academy
Marta C. Gonzalez, University of CaliforniaBerkeley
Natasha Markuzon, Draper
(113568467)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Algebras and Noncommutative Invariant Theory, II
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

1:00 p.m.
The colored Jones polynomial as an invariant of $q$Weyl algebras.
Mustafa Hajij, , University of South Florida
Jesse S. F. Levitt*, University of Southern California
(1135163059)

1:30 p.m.
Hopf algebra actions on some ASregular algebras of small dimension.
Luigi Ferraro, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
W. Frank Moore*, Wake Forest University
Robert Won, Wake Forest University
(1135162279)

2:00 p.m.
Simple $\mathbb{Z}$graded domains of GelfandKirillov dimension 2.
Robert Won*, Wake Forest University
Calum Spicer, Imperial College London
(1135161396)

2:30 p.m.
Extra special fusion categories.
Henry J Tucker*, UC San Diego
(1135182553)

3:00 p.m.
FrobeniusPerron Theory of Modified ADE Bound Quiver Algebras.
Elizabeth Wicks*, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
(1135161989)

3:30 p.m.
Discussing a few Quadratic Quantum $\mathbb P^3$s.
Derek Tomlin*, U. Texas at Arlington
M. Vancliff, U. Texas at Arlington
(1135141893)

4:00 p.m.
Finite generation of cohomology rings of some pointed Hopf algebras in positive characteristic.
Van Cat Nguyen, Hood College
Xingting Wang*, Temple University
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University
(1135161208)

4:30 p.m.
On the structure of Connected Hopf Algebras containing a Semisimple Lie Algebra.
Daniel Yee*, Bradley University
(113516916)

5:00 p.m.
Twisted tensor product algebras and resolutions.
Anne V. Shepler, University of North Texas
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(1135161065)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations of Quantum Physics and Their Topological Solutions, II
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Gustafson, University of British Columbia
Israel Michael Sigal, University of Toronto im.sigal@utoronto.ca
Avy Soffer, Rutgers University

1:00 p.m.
BlowUp of Solutions to the PatlakKellerSegel Equation in Dimension $\nu\geq2$.
Heinz Siedentop*, LudwigMaximiliansUniversität München
Li Chen, Universität Mannheim, Germany
(113592442)

2:00 p.m.
Global wellposedness for the DiracKleinGordon system.
Ioan Bejenaru*, University of California San Diego
Sebastian Herr, Bielefeld University
(1135351037)

2:30 p.m.
Title: On the pair excitation function.
M Grillakis, University of Maryland
M Machedon*, University of Maryland
(113535507)

3:00 p.m.
On the dynamics of polarons in the strongcoupling limit.
Marcel Griesemer*, Department of Mathematics, University of Stuttgart, Germany
(1135811909)

3:30 p.m.
Stability of the superselection sectors of Kitaev's abelian quantum double models.
Matthew Cha, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University  East Lansing
Pieter Naaijkens, JARA Institute for Quantum Computing, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Bruno Nachtergaele*, Department of Mathematics and Center for Quantum Mathematics and Physics, University of California, Davis
(1135811679)

4:00 p.m.
Localization of eigenfunctions on quantum graphs.
Evans M. Harrell*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anna V. Maltsev, Queen Mary University of London
(1135471589)

4:30 p.m.
Dispersive estimates for density matrices in quantum dynamics and kinetic theory.
Thomas Chen*, University of Texas at Austin
Ryan Denlinger, University of Texas at Austin
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas at Austin
(1135822461)

5:00 p.m.
Condensation of fermion pairs in a domain.
Rupert L Frank, California Institute of Technology / LMU Munich
Marius Lemm*, IAS / Harvard University
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology
(1135811143)

5:30 p.m.
On the Bogoliubov de Gennes Equations.
Li Chen*, University of Toronto
Israel Michael Sigal, University of Toronto
(1135812789)

6:00 p.m.
Dynamics of Large Boson Systems with Attractive Interaction and a Derivation of the Cubic Focusing NLS in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
Jacky J. Chong*, University of Maryland, College Park
(1135703165)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Polyhedra, Commemorating Magnus J. Wenninger
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Vincent Matsko, University of San Francisco vjmatsko@usfca.edu

1:00 p.m.
Nurturing Geometrical Intuition.
Thomas Q Sibley*, St. John's University, College of St. Benedict
(1135AF206)

1:30 p.m.
Working with Magnus Wenninger.
Vincent J. Matsko*, University of San Francisco
(1135AF2897)

2:00 p.m.
From Impossible to Obvious: Exploring Origami Polyhedra, and Participating in Wenninger's Polyhedron Email List.
Rona Gurkewitz*, Western Connecticut State University
Bennett Arnstein, Grenada Hills, California
(1135AF2181)

2:30 p.m.
Wythoff Polyhedra Construction and its Generalizations.
Vladimir Bulatov*, Shapeways
(1135AF1342)

3:00 p.m.
A Tribute to Magnus Wenninger: A Visual Adventure in Mathematical Thought.
Joseph D Clinton*, Retired
(1135AF634)

3:30 p.m.
Interviewing Magnus Wenninger.
Thomas Banchoff*, Brown University
(1135AF1596)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Reach the World: Writing Math OpEds for a PostTruth Culture
Room 28C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Kira Hamman, Pennsylvania State University, Mont Alto
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Research from the Rocky MountainGreat Plains Graduate Research Workshop in Combinatorics, I
Room 29C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
Paul Horn, University of Denver
Tyrrell McAllister, University of Wyoming

1:00 p.m.
Local Dimension and Size of a Poset.
Jinha Kim, Seoul National University
Ryan R. Martin, Iowa State University
Tomáš Masařík, Charles University
Warren Shull, Emory University
Heather C. Smith*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrew Uzzell, Grinnell College
Zhiyu Wang, University of South Carolina
(113505892)

1:30 p.m.
Entire Colorability for a Class of Plane Graphs.
Axel Brandt*, Davidson College
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Nathan Graber, University of Colorado Denver
Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver
Sarah Loeb, College of William and Mary
(113505395)

2:00 p.m.
A $(5,5)$coloring of $K_n$ with few colors.
Alex Cameron*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Emily Heath, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(113505813)

2:30 p.m.
Edgecolored saturation for complete graphs.
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Daniel Johnston, Grand Valley State University
Sarah Loeb*, College of William and Mary
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado Denver
Alex Schulte, Iowa State University
Heather Smith, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eric Sullivan, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Tait, Carnegie Mellon University
Casey Tompkins, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
(1135051899)

3:00 p.m.
Saturation for Berge Hypergraphs.
Sean J English*, Western Michigan University
Nathan Graber, University of Colorado, Denver
Pamela Kirkpatrick, Lehigh University
Abhishek Methuku, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics
Eric Sullivan, University of Colorado, Denver
(1135051390)

3:30 p.m.
Universal partial words.
Bennet Goeckner, University of Kansas
Corbin Groothuis, University of Nebraska
Cyrus Hettle, Georgia Institute of Technology
Brian Kell, Google
Pamela Kirkpatrick, Lehigh University
Rachel Kirsch*, University of Nebraska
Ryan Solava, Vanderbilt University
(113505739)

4:00 p.m.
Hunting Invisible Rabbits on the Hypercube.
Jessalyn Bolkema*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Corbin Groothuis, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1135053086)

4:30 p.m.
Spectral bounds for the connectivity of regular graphs with given order.
Aida Abiad, Department of Quantitative Economics, Maastricht University
Boris Brimkov*, Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University
Xavier MartinezRivera, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
Suil O, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, The State University of New York Korea
Jingmei Zhang, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida
(1135051230)

5:00 p.m.
Degree conditions for small contagious sets in bootstrap percolation.
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Ryan R Martin, Iowa State University
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado Denver
Andrew J Uzzell*, Grinnell College
(1135051802)

5:30 p.m.
Throttling for Cops and Robbers.
Josh Carlson*, Iowa State University
(1135051743)

6:00 p.m.
Zero Forcing Polynomial for Cycles and SinglyChorded Cycles.
Kirk Boyer, University of Denver
Boris Brimkov, Rice University
Sean English, Western Michigan University
Daniela Ferrero, Texas State University
Ariel Keller*, Emory University
Rachel Kirsch, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Michael Phillips, University of Colorado Denver
Carolyn Reinhart, Iowa State University
(1135052733)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Strengthening Infrastructures to Increase Capacity Around K20 Mathematics
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brianna Donaldson, American Institute of Mathematics brianna@aimath.org
William Jaco, Oklahoma State University
Michael Oehrtman, Oklahoma State University
Levi Patrick, Oklahoma State Department of Education

1:00 p.m.
Strengthening the Improvement Infrastructure for Mathematical Sciences Education.
Uri Treisman*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1135972823)

2:00 p.m.
The Grand Challenges: Mapping the System of K12 STEM Education.
Talia MilgromElcott*, 100Kin10
Grace Doramus, 100Kin10
(1135972723)

2:30 p.m.
Strengthening Infrastructures for Promoting Equity in Mathematics Education through ResearchPractice Partnerships.
William R. Penuel*, University of Colorado Boulder
(113597598)

3:30 p.m.
Forging Research and Practice with Improvement Science: Early Lessons from the Better Math Teaching Network.
Kirk Walters*, American Institutes for Research
Toni S. Smith, American Institutes for Research
(1135972253)

4:00 p.m.
Like Terms Communities: Developing Mutualistic K20 Partnerships within a Statewide Networked Improvement Community to Advance Teacher Content Knowledge.
Levi J. Patrick*, Oklahoma State Department of Education
Michael A. Tallman, Oklahoma State University
(1135973090)

4:30 p.m.
The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership: A Networked Improvement Community of Universities and School Systems to Transform the Preparation of Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
W. Gary Martin*, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Marilyn E. Strutchens, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
(1135972260)

5:00 p.m.
Seeding Collaboration Through Math Teachers' Circles.
Brianna Donaldson*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1135972177)

5:30 p.m.
The Nebraska Center for Science Mathematics and Computer Education.
W James Lewis*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1135971772)

6:00 p.m.
Two case studies in K20 collaboration: The Institute for Mathematics & Education and Illustrative Mathematics.
Bill McCallum*, The University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, Illustrative Mathematics
(1135972393)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory: Structure and Symmetry, II
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jonathan L. Gross, Columbia University
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University ttucker@colgate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Genus polynomials of ringlike graphs with spiders.
Yichao Chen, Hunan University, Changsha, China
Jonathan L Gross*, Columbia University, New York, NY
(113505421)

1:30 p.m.
An Eulergenus approach to the calculation of the crosscapnumber polynomial.
Yichao Chen*, Hunan University
Jonathan L. Gross, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University,
(113505551)

2:00 p.m.
Imbedding statistics for linear families via Markov chains.
Thomas Tucker*, Colgage Univesity
Jonathan Gross, Columbia University
Toufik Mansour, University of Haifa
(113505658)

2:30 p.m.
Symmetric Spherical Grids.
Lowell Abrams*, The George Washington University
Daniel Slilaty, Wright State University
(113505685)

3:00 p.m.
The orientable genus of complete tripartite graphs.
Mark Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
D. Christopher Stephens, Middle Tennessee State University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(113505372)

3:30 p.m.
Enumeration of Regular Graph Coverings; Some recent results.
Jin Ho Kwak*, Math., BJTU/China and POSTECH/Korea
JeanBing Liu, Math., BJTU/China
Jaeun Lee, Math., Yeungnam Univ., Korea
(113505488)

4:00 p.m.
A Survey of Infinite Graphs of Connectivity 1.
Mark E. Watkins*, Syracuse University
(113505513)

4:30 p.m.
Face distributions of embeddings of complete graphs.
Timothy Sun*, Columbia University
(113505253)

5:00 p.m.
Applications of ordinary voltage graph theory and intersection theory to graph embeddability.
Steven Schluchter*, George Mason University
(113505889)

5:30 p.m.
Symmetric road interchanges.
Valentas Kurauskas*, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Ugnė Šiurienė, Vilnius, Lithuania
(113557654)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Women in Symplectic and Contact Geometry and Topology, II
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Bahar Acu, Northwestern University baharacu@gmail.com
Ziva Myer, Duke University
Yu Pan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Annular KhovanovLee theory, representation theory, braids, and cobordisms.
J. Elisenda Grigsby*, Boston College
Anthony M. Licata, Australian National University
Stephan M. Wehrli, Syracuse University
(1135572392)

2:00 p.m.
Satellite ruling polynomials and representations of the ChekanovEliashberg algebra.
Caitlin Leverson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dan Rutherford, Ball State University
(1135571900)

2:30 p.m.
Immersed Lagrangian Fillings of Legendrian Submanifolds via Generating Families.
Samantha Pezzimenti*, Bryn Mawr College
(1135541181)

3:00 p.m.
Deformation of Singular Fibers of Genus 2 Fibrations and Small Exotic Symplectic 4Manifolds.
Anar Akhmedov, University of Minnesota
Sumeyra Sakalli*, University of Minnesota
(1135571157)

3:30 p.m.
Symplectic embeddings and toric geometry.
Daniel CristofaroGardiner, UC Santa Cruz
Tara S Holm*, Cornell University
Alessia Mandini, PUCRio
Ana Rita Pires, Cambridge University
(1135531597)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Reeb dynamics and contact invariants.
Jo Nelson*, Columbia University
(113558525)

5:00 p.m.
Mean action of areapreserving diffeomorphisms of the annulus.
Morgan Weiler*, University of California, Berkeley
(1135531506)

5:30 p.m.
Arboreal Skeleta.
Laura Starkston*, Stanford University
(113553886)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, II
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Pathdependent HamiltonJacobi equations in infinite dimensions.
Erhan Bayraktar, University of Michigan
Christian Keller*, University of Michigan
(113535182)

1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Global regularity criteria for 2D micropolar equations with partial dissipation.
Dipendra Regmi*, University of North Georgia
(113535705)

1:30 p.m.
Numerical Simulations of Thin Viscoelastic Sheets.
Valeria Barra*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Shahriar Afkhami, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Shawn A. Chester, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1135763233)

1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Instability and dynamics of volatile thin films.
Hangjie Ji*, University of California, Los Angeles
Thomas P Witelski, Duke University
(113576882)

2:00 p.m.
Validated Numerical Analysis of the HeleShaw free boundary problem.
Andrew Thomack*, Florida Atlantic University
Jason MirelesJames, Florida Atlantic University
Erik Lundberg, Florida Atlantic University
(1135762969)

2:15 p.m.
WellPosedness and Control in a Free Boundary FluidStructure Interaction.
Lorena Bociu, North Carolina State University
Lucas Castle*, North Carolina State University
Irena Lasiecka, The University of Memphis
(1135351765)

2:30 p.m.
Simple SecondOrder Finite Differences for Elliptic PDEs with Discontinuous Coefficients and Interfaces.
ChungNan Tzou*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Samuel Stechmann, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(1135652145)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Lagrangian aspects of the axisymmetric Euler equation.
Stephen C Preston, Brooklyn College
Alejandro Sarria*, University of North Georgia
(113535468)

3:00 p.m.
Lagrangian chaos and transport in geophysical fluid flows.
Maleafisha J.P.S. Tladi*, University of Limpopo
(1135375)

3:15 p.m.
The wave scattering analysis of flexible trifurcated waveguide using ModeMatching approach.
Rab Nawaz*, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad Pakistan
Muhammad Afzal, Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Pakistan
(113576348)

3:30 p.m.
Confined Flowing Bacterial Suspensions.
Zhenlu Cui*, Fayetteville State University
(113576231)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Symmetry Breaking in a Random Passive Scalar.
Zeliha Kilic*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Joint Applied Math and Marine Sciences Fluids Lab
Richard M McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Joint Applied Math and Marine Sciences Fluids Lab
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Joint Applied Math and Marine Sciences Fluids Lab
(1135762859)

4:00 p.m.
Fine structure symmetrybreaking in decaying passive scalars advected by laminar shear flow.
Francesca Bernardi*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Manuchehr Aminian, Colorado State University
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Daniel M. Harris, Brown University
Richard M. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1135762495)

4:15 p.m.
Traveling waves in mass and spring dimer FermiPastaUlamTsingou lattices.
Timothy E. Faver*, Drexel University
J. Douglas Wright, Drexel University
(1135352084)

4:30 p.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions in Mixed Monotone Models of Population Biology, with Time Delays and DensityDependent Diffusions.
Wei Feng*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Weihua Ruan, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, Purdue University Northwest
Xin Lu, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina Wilmington
(1135351380)

4:45 p.m.
Nonclassical Symmetries of a Generalized KdV Equation.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
Andrea Weaver, University of Central Arkansas
(1135352478)

5:00 p.m.
\newline Multiscale modeling of high frequency wave propagation in heterogeneous medium with cracks.
Viktoria Savatorova*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Aleksei Talonov, National Research Nuclear Uniersity MEPhI (Russia)
(11353566)

5:15 p.m.
Remarks on the global regularity of twodimensional Boussinesq equations.
Dhanapati Adhikari*, Marywood University
(1135352796)

5:30 p.m.
Local WellPosedness and Blowup Criteria for the Rotational bfamily Equation.
Emel Bolat*, University of Texas at Arlington
Yue Liu, University of Texas at Arlington
(1135352836)

5:45 p.m.
A Continuation Method for Computing Capillary Surfaces.
Nicholas D Brubaker*, California State University, Fullerton
(1135762367)

6:00 p.m.
Using analysis of fast collisions between solitons of the nonlinear Schrödinger (NLS) equation for mathematical modeling of pulse propagation in broadband optical waveguide systems.
Avner Peleg*, Department of Exact Sciences, Afeka College of Engineering
Quan M. Nguyen, International University, Vietnam National UniversityHCMC
Debananda Chakraborty, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
Toan T. Huynh, University of Science, Vietnam National UniversityHCMC
(113535418)

6:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the Navier Stokes Equation with Rough Transport Noise.
Martina Hofmanova, Technical University of Berlin
JamesMichael Leahy*, University of Southern California
Torstein Nilssen, Technical University of Berlin
(1135353154)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS General Session
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Dynamical modular curves and uniform boundedness of preperiodic points.
John R. Doyle*, Louisiana Tech University
(1135371458)

1:15 p.m.
Template iterations of quadratic maps and hybrid Mandelbrot sets.
Kelsey Butera*, State University of New York at New Paltz
Anca Radulescu, State University of New York at New Paltz
(1135371575)

1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Cantor Julia Sets and Automorphisms of Shift Quotients.
Daniel Cuzzocreo*, Northwestern University
(1135372046)

1:45 p.m.
Dimensions of nonautonomous meromorphic functions of finite order.
Jason Atnip*, University of North Texas
(1135371499)

2:00 p.m.
Limits of Julia sets for sums of power maps and polynomials.
Micah Brame*, Butler University
Scott Kaschner, Butler University
(1135372208)

2:15 p.m.
Boundary values of Thurston's pullback map.
Russell Lodge*, Stony Brook University
(1135372753)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamic Active Subspaces.
Izabel Aguiar*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Paul Constantine, University of Colorado, Boulder
(113537376)

2:45 p.m.
$S$limited shifts.
Elizabeth Sattler*, Carleton College
Ben Matson, Carleton College
(1135372159)

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Lyapunov Exponents for products of matrices.
DeJun Feng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
ChiuHong Lo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shuang Shen*, Northwestern Polytechnical University
(113537456)

3:15 p.m.
Obstructions to Ergodicity in Noslip Billiards.
Christopher L Cox*, University of Delaware
(1135372554)

3:30 p.m.
Entropy Locking.
David Cosper*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
Michal Misiurewicz, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
(1135373027)

3:45 p.m.
Estimating the Distribution of Random Parameters in an Abstract Parabolic System Modelling Transdermal Alcohol Biosensor.
Melike Sirlanci*, University of Southern California
Susan E Luczak, University of Southern California
I G Rosen, University of Southern California
(1135371403)

4:00 p.m.
Unique Measure for the TimeDependent NavierStokes Equations.
Gregory Varner*, John Brown University
(113537496)

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An overview of optimal quantization.
Mrinal K Roychowdhury*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(11353711)

4:30 p.m.
Stability of Periodic Fixed Points and Invariant Sets of the Modulated Logistic Map.
Khoa D Tran*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1135372269)

4:45 p.m.
Connectedness of affine Iterated Function Systems.
Nick Mendler*, University of San Francisco
(1135372303)

5:00 p.m.
Strange attractors and some dynamical properties of a unimodal map.
Weam M AlTameemi*, Texas A&M International University
(113537997)

5:15 p.m.
Attracting and repelling cycles, Gröbner bases, and Brouwer's FPT.
Mojtaba Moniri*, Western Illinois University
Saman Moniri, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1135371795)

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stalking methods for ensemble Kalman filter covariance inflation.
Thomas Bellsky*, University of Maine
(1135373049)

5:45 p.m.
Huygens' Clocks Revisited.
Petko M. Kitanov*, Rochester, NY
(1135372820)

6:00 p.m.
Stability of equilibria in the presence of distributed time delays in neuronal networks.
Israel Ncube*, Alabama A & M University
(113537270)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Good Math from Bad: Crackpots, Cranks, and Progress
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Elizabeth T. Brown, James Madison University
Samuel R. Kaplan, University of North Carolina Asheville skaplan@unca.edu

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Online Teaching Techniques
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sharon Mosgrove, Western Governors University sharon.mosgrove@wgu.edu
Doug Scheib, Western Governors University

1:00 p.m.
Online College Algebra Course: Engaging Students in Meaningful Learning Experiences.
Susan Marla Orme*, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
(1135L11912)

1:20 p.m.
Online Calculus I in Five Weeks with Remediation Opportunities.
M. Reba*, Clemson University Clemson, SC
(1135L158)

1:40 p.m.
An Approach to Teaching Online Discrete Mathematics.
Robert J Krueger*, Concordia University, St. Paul
(1135L1823)

2:00 p.m.
Group Projects and Icebreakers Build Classroom Community in a Finite Math Course.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
(1135L12827)

2:20 p.m.
Opportunities & Challenges: Teaching Mathematics Online to NonTraditional PreService Teachers.
Cheryll E Crowe*, Asbury University
(1135L1405)

2:40 p.m.
Facilitating Active Learning in Online Mathematics Courses.
Michelle Homp*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1135L1862)

3:00 p.m.
Best Practices for Teaching an Active and Engaging Online Mathematics Course.
RaKissa D Manzanares*, University of Colorado Denver
(1135L12078)

3:20 p.m.
Student Engagement in an Online Mathematics Course.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University
(1135L12021)

3:40 p.m.
Brave New Worlds: My ongoing journey into the world of online mathematics instruction.
Miriam HarrisBotzum*, Lehigh Carbon Community College
(1135L11949)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, II
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Eric Kahn, Bloomsburg University
Brian P. Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

1:00 p.m.
Specifications grading in an IBLish Abstract Algebra course.
J. D. Berg*, Fitchburg State University
(1135D52914)

1:20 p.m.
Collaborative Activities in an undergraduate Abstract Algebra Course.
Gabriel Sosa*, Amherst College
(1135D53202)

1:40 p.m.
The i road to upperlevel mathematics.
Robert L. Sachs*, George Mason University
(1135D52673)

2:00 p.m.
Supervised inclass proving.
Katherine Vance*, Simpson College
(1135D53004)

2:20 p.m.
Exploring the Intersection of Fostering Mathematical Creativity and Inquiry Teaching.
Milos Savic, University of Oklahoma
Houssein El Turkey*, University of New Haven
Emily CilliTurner, University of Washington  Tacoma
Gail Tang, University of La Verne
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College
(1135D53070)

2:40 p.m.
An IBL Freshman Research Initiative Course: IBL FRI  Symmetry.
Mark L. Daniels*, Mathematics Department/University of Texas at Austin
(1135D51332)

3:00 p.m.
Course Based Research Experience at the Sophomore Level.
Michael G. Dabkowski*, Lawrence Technological University
(1135D51605)

3:20 p.m.
One Model for a Successful Capstone Course in Problem Solving.
Jane H Long*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(1135D53088)

3:40 p.m.
Knowing What You Know.
Rebekah B Johnson Yates*, Houghton College
(1135D52995)

4:00 p.m.
Question Formulation Technique: Fostering engagement through studentdriven questioning.
Matthew Fischler*, Math for America
(1135D51703)

4:20 p.m.
What to ask next, as students explore Egyptian Fractions.
Jaewoo Lee*, Borough of Manhattan Community College (The City University of New York)
(1135D51808)

4:40 p.m.
Engaging students with the Pell equation through inquiry with primary historical sources.
Keith M Jones*, SUNY Oneonta
Toke Lindegaard Knudsen, SUNY Oneonta
(1135D5667)

5:00 p.m.
The Possibility of Inquiry and its Role in the Pursuit of Personally Relevant Mathematics.
Kathleen M Clark*, Florida State University
Cihan Can, Florida State University
(1135D53138)

5:20 p.m.
NEW TIME: Austism Spectrum Students in IBL Classrooms.
Susan B Crook*, Loras College
(1135D52503)

5:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) and Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Increasing Equity, Access, and Success in underrepresented populations through a combination of IBL and CRT.
Karen Heavin*, Kentucky State University
Fariba BigdeliJahed, Kentucky State University
(1135D53170)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, IV
Room 28E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

1:00 p.m.
Sparse Regression for Twitter Analysis.
Phylisicia Nicole Carter*, University of Alabama
(1135VN2440)

1:15 p.m.
From Orthonormal basis to Frames: An introduction.
Ghanshyam Bhatt*, Tennessee State University
(1135VN2445)

1:30 p.m.
Catching a Falling Ball with Reinforcement Learning.
Sarah Teichman, Amherst College
Jing Li*, University of Hong Kong
Quentin Dubroff, University of Delaware
Xiaoyu Xie, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(1135VN2479)

1:45 p.m.
Simulations of suspension flows with a meshless moving least squares scheme.
Amanda A Howard*, Brown University
Nathaniel Trask, Sandia National Laboratories
Martin R Maxey, Brown University
(1135VN2587)

2:00 p.m.
The Firing Squad Synchronization Problem.
Kathryn A. Lokken*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1135VN2598)

2:15 p.m.
A BiochemicallyStructured Fisher's Equation with Applications in Wound Healing.
John T. Nardini*, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1135VN2720)

2:30 p.m.
Stock Forecasting Using MBand Wavelet Based Machine Learning Methods.
Abdul Hasib Rahimyar*, Western Connecticut State University
Hieu Nguyen, Western Connecticut State University
Xiaodi Wang, Western Connecticut State University
(1135VN2745)

2:45 p.m.
Polynomial multiplication over binary field and its implementation.
Upama Neupane*, Cameron University
Gokul Raj Kadel, Cameron University
Parshuram Budhathoki, Cameron University
(1135VN2792)

3:00 p.m.
Linear Analysis of Moisture Transport Due to Baroclinic Atmospheric Waves.
Alfredo N Wetzel*, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison
Leslie M Smith, Department of Mathematics & Department of Engineering Physics, University of WisconsinMadison
Samuel N Stechmann, Department of Mathematics & Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of WisconsinMadison
(1135VN2812)

3:15 p.m.
Intelligent Skincare Assistant: A Deep Learning Approach to Dermatology.
Robben Teufel*, California State University, Channel Islands
Xiaofeng Xu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Guanzhi Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Aldo Gael Carranza, Stanford University
(1135VN2868)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Two Optimizationbased Approaches for Computational Proofs of Vizing's Conjecture.
Susan Margulies*, United States Naval Academy
Elisabeth Gaar, AlpenAdriaUniversität Klagenfurt, Austria
Daniel Krenn, AlpenAdriaUniversität Klagenfurt, Austria
Angelika Wiegele, AlpenAdriaUniversität Klagenfurt, Austria
(1135VN2943)

3:45 p.m.
Crystallization for a Brennerlike potential.
Brittan Farmer*, University of Minnesota
Selim Esedoglu, University of Michigan
Peter Smereka, University of Michigan (deceased)
(1135VN3040)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stability of Periodic Fixed Points and Invariant Sets of the Modulated Logistic Map.
Khoa D Tran*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1135VN3087)

4:15 p.m.
Classifying Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra of Biologics.
Ryan M. Evans*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Anthony J. Kearsley, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Robert G. Brinson, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
Luke W. Arbogast, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
Frank Delaglio, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
(1135VN3114)

4:30 p.m.
NEW PRESENTER: The Dynamics at the Battle of Kruger: Age Structured Defense in a Buffalo and Lion PredatorPrey Model.
Ricardo J CorderoSoto, California Baptist University
Brittni K Hall*, Auburn University
Joseph D Gemignani, California Baptist University
(1135VN3120)

4:45 p.m.
On the identification of $k$inductively pierced codes using toric ideals.
Molly Hoch, Wellesley College
Samuel A Muthiah*, Westmont College
Nida Obatake, Texas A&M University
(1135VN3186)

5:00 p.m.
Using Uncertainty Quantification to Assess the Significance of Product Inhibition in Biochemical Assays.
Michael T Stobb*, University of California, Merced
Suzanne Sindi, University of California, Merced
Karin Leiderman, Colorado School of Mines
(1135VN3194)

5:15 p.m.
An Extended DEIM Algorithm for Subset Selection.
Emily Hendryx*, Rice University
Beatrice Riviere, Rice University
Craig Rusin, Baylor College of Medicine
Danny Sorensen, Rice University
(1135VN3225)

5:30 p.m.
Exact and Trajectory Controllability of Nonlinear Fractional order systems with deviated arguments with Infinite delay.
Dimplekumar N Chalishajar*, Virginia Military Institute
(1135VN3230)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Calculus, I
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

1:00 p.m.
Peer Assisted Learning in Calculus.
Corey Shanbrom, Sacramento State University
Vincent Pigno*, Sacramento State University
Jennifer Lundmark, Sacramento State University
Lynn Tashiro, Sacramento State University
(1135VJ1339)

1:15 p.m.
Riemann Sums Belong at the End of Integral Calculus, Not in the Beginning.
Robert R. Rogers*, SUNY Fredonia
(1135VJ1412)

1:30 p.m.
Teaching Large Lecture Calculus Using Team Based Learning.
Elgin H. Johnston*, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Heather Bolles, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Travis Peters, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Craig Ogilvie, Department of Physics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Alexis Knaub, Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Thomas Holmes, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Chassidy Bozeman, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Stefanie Wang, Department of Mathematics, Trinity College, Hartford CT
Anna Seitz, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
(1135VJ1587)

1:45 p.m.
Adapting understanding of functions and domain to create 3D printed art.
David R. Burns*, Western Connecticut State University
(1135VJ1734)

2:00 p.m.
Two Implementations of Pre Class Readings in Calculus.
Houssein El Turkey*, University of New Haven
Salam Turki, Rhode Island College
Yasanthi Kottegoda, University of New Haven
(1135VJ1889)

2:15 p.m.
Limits Belong at the End of Differential Calculus, Not at the Beginning.
Eugene C. Boman*, Penn State, Harrisburg campus
(1135VJ2202)

2:30 p.m.
The impact of the Derivatives in Applied Calculus II course: A case study in Applied Calculus II at the University of Texas Dallas.
Derege H Mussa*, University of Texas at Dallas
Jigar Patel, New York Univeristy
Changsong Li, University of Texas at Dallas
(1135VJ2230)

2:45 p.m.
Discovering Calculus through Pasta.
Mel Henriksen*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Gary Simundza, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Emma Smith Zbarsky, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1135VJ2546)

3:00 p.m.
Mixture model approach of classifying students based on their performance in differential calculus.
Amit A Savkar*, Associate Professor in Resi/Director of Assessment and Teaching Freshmenlevel mathematics
(1135VJ2736)

3:15 p.m.
Large Lectures of Flipped Calculus.
Ryan Maccombs*, Michigan State University
Andrew Krause, Michigan State University
(1135VJ2783)

3:30 p.m.
Using PointsFree Homework to Promote Perseverance.
Austin Mohr*, Nebraska Wesleyan University
(1135VJ2893)

3:45 p.m.
Putting the Logs to the Fire  From Calculus to Algorithmics.
Tracey Baldwin McGrail*, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York
(1135VJ2901)

4:00 p.m.
An alternate assessment technique  evaluated.
Kayla K. Blyman*, United States Military Academy
Kristin M. Arney, United States Military Academy
(1135VJ2936)

4:15 p.m.
The Role of Low Instructional Overhead Tasks as Supports for Active Learning in Undergraduate Calculus Courses.
David C. Webb*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1135VJ3078)

4:30 p.m.
Improving Feedback.
Karen Edwards*, Harvard
Brendan Kelly, Harvard
(1135VJ3145)

4:45 p.m.
New tracks for a Calculus Curriculum in Engineering.
Gianluca Guadagni, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
Bernard Fulgham, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
Stacie Pisano*, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
Hui Ma, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
Diana Morris, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
Monika Abramenko, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
Julie Spencer, Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia
(1135VJ3171)

5:00 p.m.
Increasing mathematics selfefficacy in calculus students using study packets.
Stephanie A Blanda*, Penn State University
(1135VJ1434)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics, II
Room 28D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

1:00 p.m.
Use of Sudoku Variations in an Introduction to Proofs Course for Majors.
Jeff Poet*, Missouri Western State University
(1135VI2039)

1:15 p.m.
South Dakota School of Mines Math Initiative: Part One.
Michelle RichardGreer*, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Debra Bienert, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
(1135VI2119)

1:30 p.m.
South Dakota School of Mines Math Initiative: Part Two.
Debra Bienert*, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Michelle RichardGreer, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
(1135VI2126)

1:45 p.m.
Discussion

2:00 p.m.
Prospective Teachers Analyzing Transcripts of Teaching.
Laura M. Singletary*, Lee University
(1135VI2589)

2:15 p.m.
Introducing Linear and Exponential Rates of Change in Linguistically Diverse Secondary Classrooms: Exploring Connections Among Curriculum, Tasks, and Student Understandings.
Lynda Wynn*, San Diego State University & UC San Diego
Bill Zahner, San Diego State University
Hayley Milbourne, San Diego State University & UC San Diego
(1135VI2689)

2:30 p.m.
Reading Mathematics is a Learnable Skill.
Sean Droms*, Lebanon Valley College
(1135VI2695)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematical Biology and Modeling Disease
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
A mapbased approach to understanding sleep/wake dynamics in early childhood.
Cecilia Diniz Behn*, Colorado School of Mines
Kelsey Kalmbach, Colorado School of Mines
Victoria Booth, University of Michigan
(1135922715)

1:15 p.m.
A mathematical model of iron metabolism in the human body.
Timothy Patrick Barry*, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Biology
(1135922602)

1:30 p.m.
A mathematical model for Amyloid beta influenced calcium signaling through the IP$_3$ receptors.
Joe Latulippe*, Norwich University
Joseph Minicucci, Norwich University
(1135341428)

1:45 p.m.
Intermyocellular Lipids and the Progression of Muscular Insulin Resistance.
Daniel H Burkow*, Arizona State University
(1135342779)

2:00 p.m.
A mathematical model of coupled excitation and inhibition in a neuronal network for movement and reward.
Anca Radulescu*, State University of New York at New Paltz
Caitlin Kennedy, State University of New York and New Paltz
Johanna Herron, State University of New York at New Paltz
Annalisa Scimemi, State University of New York at Albany
(1135341578)

2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Analysis for piecewise smooth models of a biological motor control system.
Yangyang Wang*, Ohio State University
Jeffery Gill, Case Western Reserve University
Hillel Chiel, Case Western Reserve University
Peter Thomas, Case Western Reserve University
(1135341712)

2:30 p.m.
Breaking the Vicious Limit Cycle: Addiction RelapseRecovery As a FastSlow Dynamical System.
Jacob P. Duncan*, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Monica McGrath, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Teresa M. AubeleFutch, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
(113592404)

2:45 p.m.
The statistical mechanics of human weight change.
John C Lang*, University of California Los Angeles
Hans De Sterck, Monash University
Daniel M Abrams, Northwestern University
(11359281)

3:00 p.m.
Assessing the Impact of 8 Weeks of Almond Consumption on Anthropometric and Clinical Measurements in College Freshmen.
Marily Barron*, University of California, Merced
Jaapna Dhillon, University of California, Merced
Syed A. Asghar, University of California, Merced
Quintin Kuse, University of California, Merced
Natalie De La Cruz, University of California, Merced
Emily Vu, University of California, Merced
Suzanne S. Sindi, University of California, Merced
Rudy M. Ortiz, University of California, Merced
(1135922362)

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Coevolving cancer hallmarks: The angiogenic switch is modulated by clonal selection on proliferation.
Aleesa Monaco*, School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University
John D. Nagy, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
Kalle Parvinen, Department of Mathematics, University of Turku
(1135922257)

3:30 p.m.
The stability of cellular networks against mutations.
Lora D Weiss*, University of California Irvine
Natalia L Komarova, University of California Irvine
(1135922366)

3:45 p.m.
Equilibria Analysis for a TwoPopulation Epidemic Model with One Population Being a Reservoir for Infection.
Rachel Elizabeth TeWinkel*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Istvan Lauko, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Gabriella Pinter, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1135342204)

4:00 p.m.
Parsing a Crowd of Near Best Fits: Consensus Ranges for DrugResistant Tuberculosis Modeling.
Ellie Mainou*, Emory University
Robert Dorit, Smith College
Gwen Spencer, Smith College
Dylan Shepardson, Mount Holyoke College
(113592529)

4:15 p.m.
Stochastic Models of WithinHost Viral Infection.
Krystin E. Steelman Huff*, Texas Tech University
None, None
(1135922037)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematical Models of the Immune System's Response to Bacterial Infection on the Surface of an Implant Device.
Shelby Stanhope*, Temple University
Isaac Klapper, Temple University
(1135921913)

4:45 p.m.
The iterative process of quantitative modeling of infection dynamics in renal transplant recipients.
Neha Murad*, North Carolina State University
Harvey Thomas Banks, North Carolina State University
Rebecca Everett, North Carolina State University
(113534732)

5:00 p.m.
Mathematicsdriven insights into the hostile immune system behavior toward hair follicles.
Atanaska Dobreva*, Florida State University
Nick G Cogan, Florida State University
Ralf Paus, University of Manchester
(1135921462)

5:15 p.m.
HIV epidemiology; mass incarceration and HIV incidence; malefemale ratio; $R_0$.
David J. Gerberry, Xavier University
Hem Raj Joshi*, Xavier University
(1135342725)

5:30 p.m.
Modeling Autoimmune Disease with Differential Equations.
Jennifer A Anderson*, Texas Woman's University
Ellina Grigorieva, Texas Woman's University
(1135342581)

5:45 p.m.
Autoimmune Diseases Induced by Exposure to Radiation.
Leila Mirsaleh Kohan*, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX 76204
Ellina Grigorieva, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX 76204
(1135341762)

6:00 p.m.
Mucosal Folding and Growth Instabilities in a Finite Element Model of an Atherosclerotic Artery.
PakWing Fok*, University of Delaware, Department of Mathematical Sciences
(113592721)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.4:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Themes in a FirstYear Seminar, II
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer Bowen, The College of Wooster
Pamela Pierce, The College of Wooster ppierce@wooster.edu

1:00 p.m.
"Life in the Data Deluge": A FirstYear Seminar on the Implications of Data Science on Daily Life.
Aimee SchwabMcCoy*, Creighton University
(1135Q123)

1:20 p.m.
Historical Codes and Ciphers as a First Year Seminar.
Tamara B Veenstra*, University of Redlands
(1135Q1515)

1:40 p.m.
A firstyear seminar on the Mathematics of Sports Rankings.
Jason Parsley*, Wake Forest University
(1135Q13102)

2:00 p.m.
On Zombies, The Republic, and Mathematics: Teaching First Year Seminars That Humanize Mathematics.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(1135Q1324)

2:20 p.m.
First Year Seminars as a Gateway to Upper Level Mathematics.
Ann N Trenk*, Wellesley College
(1135Q12665)

2:40 p.m.
Student Driven Modeling in a first year Game Theory Seminar.
Janine Wittwer*, Westminster College, UT
(1135Q1914)

3:00 p.m.
Thinking about a First Year Math Seminar.
Eddy A Kwessi*, Trinity University
Merline E Nzenang Tienkoue, EFIL World Foundation
Mathieu Tienkoue, EFIL World Foundation
(1135Q12892)

3:20 p.m.
An Honors First Year Seminar in Network Science.
Jenny G Fuselier*, High Point University
(1135Q11457)

3:40 p.m.
Murder, They Wrote: Problem Solving Is Fun!
Gary Clark Hall*, Lipscomb University
(1135Q11068)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematics For Liberal Arts In A FirstYear Only Course.
Philip K. Hotchkiss*, Westfield State University
(1135Q1763)

4:20 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy in a FirstYear Seminar.
Maria G Fung*, Worcester State University
(1135Q12289)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Matrices and Matroids
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
A new proof of the GaussLucas, Siebeck, and BôcherGrace theorems.
Charles R Johnson, The College of William and Mary
Pietro Paparella*, University of Washington Bothell
(1135153169)

1:15 p.m.
A Proof of a Generalized Lax Conjecture for Numerical Ranges.
Kristin A. Camenga, Juniata College
Patrick X. Rault*, University of Arizona
(1135152219)

1:30 p.m.
Inequalities Related to Geometric Mean of Matrices.
Sima Ahsani*, Auburn University
(1135152824)

1:45 p.m.
The general $\phi$Hermitian solution to mixed pairs of quaternion matrix Sylvester equations.
Zhuoheng He, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
Jianzhen Liu*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
TinYau Tam, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
(1135152205)

2:00 p.m.
On Descartes' rule of sings for matrix polynomials.
Thomas R Cameron*, Davidson College, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
(1135151670)

2:15 p.m.
Some open problems in the theory of matrix means and matrix functions.
Trung Hoa Dinh*, University of North Florida
(11351570)

2:30 p.m.
Applications of Equitable Decompositions for Graphs with Symmetries.
Dallas Smith*, Brigham Young Univeristy
Ben Webb, Brigham Young University
Amanda Francis, Carol College
Derek Sorensen, University of Oxford
(1135152190)

2:45 p.m.
The index set of scrambling indices.
Guangming Jing*, Georgia State University
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University
Yubin Gao, North University of China
Yanling Shao, North University of China
Wei Fang, Anhui Science And Technology University
(1135152476)

3:00 p.m.
Isospectral Graph Reductions and Improved Estimates of Matrices' Spectra.
Ben Z Webb*, Brigham Young University
Leonid Bunimovich, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1135151043)

3:15 p.m.
Characteristic polynomials and eigenvalues for a family of tridiagonal real symmetric matrices and a tantalizing connection to Pascal's triangle.
Emily Gullerud, University of WisconsinEau Claire
aBa Mbirika*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Rita Post, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1135152961)

3:30 p.m.
Partition Regular Matrices as Cryptographic Primitives.
Jillian E McLeod*, United States Coast Guard Academy
(1135152534)

3:45 p.m.
Reduced Row Echelon Forms of Matrices, Canonical Bases for Subspaces of vector Spaces, and Subalgebras of Lie Algebras.
Uladzimir L Shtukar*, Durham, NC
(1135151841)

4:00 p.m.
A fast inversion algorithm for the LaurentVandermonde matrix.
David Miller*, University of Hartford
(1135151675)

4:15 p.m.
Characterizations of regularity in matroids.
Libby Taylor*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(113505228)

4:30 p.m.
All that glitters is not goldenmean: Structure of goldenmean matroids.
Kevin M. Grace*, Louisiana State University
(1135051502)

4:45 p.m.
Unipancyclic Binary Matroids.
Colin Starr*, Willamette University
Erin McNicholas, Willamette University
Will AgnewSvoboda, Salem, OR
Alana Huszar, University of Michigan
Jeff SchreinerMcGraw, Philomath, OR
Corrine Yap, Rutgers
(1135052137)

5:00 p.m.
Book Embeddings and Matroids.
Thomas M McKenzie*, Gonzaga University
(1135052280)

5:15 p.m.
Matroids and statistical dependency.
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Amy Wagler, University of Texas at El Paso
(1135052383)

5:30 p.m.
The Matroid Intersection Conjecture for Singular Matroids.
Shadisadat Ghaderi*, Guttman Community College, City University of New York
Jerzy Wojciechowski, West Virginia University
(1135052817)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Orthogonal Polynomials and Function Theory
Room 29B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
On Unified Integrals involving the product of General Classes of Polynomials of Several Variables with Applications.
Harish Nagar*, Sangam University, Bhilwara, Rajasthan (India)
Ajay Kumar Tripathi, Mewar University
(1135333214)

1:15 p.m.
qanalogues of 2D Hermite polynomial and partition statistics.
Ahmad ElGuindy*, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
(1135332419)

1:30 p.m.
Dual polar graphs, a nilDAHA of rank one, and nonsymmetric dual $q$Krawtchouk polynomials.
JaeHo Lee*, University of North Florida
Hajime Tanaka, Tohoku University
(113533223)

1:45 p.m.
Moment Representations of Type I $X_2$ Exceptional Laguerre Polynomials.
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware
Jessica Stewart Kelly, Christopher Newport University
John M. Osborn*, Baylor University
(1135333148)

2:00 p.m.
From scalar polynomial to matrix polynomial bounds.
Aaron Melman*, Santa Clara University
(113565760)

2:15 p.m.
Applications of orthogonal polynomials for solving a class of fractional optimal control problems.
Neelam Singha*, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Chandal Nahak, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
(113533463)

2:30 p.m.
Polynomially Interpolated Legendre Multiplier Sequences.
M Chasse, Independent Researcher
T Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
A Piotrowski*, University of Alaska Southeast
(1135302979)

2:45 p.m.
On sector reducing operators.
David Cardon, Brigham Young University
Tamas Forgacs*, California State University, Fresno
Andrzej Piotrowski, University of Alaska
Evan Sorensen, Brigham Young University
Jason White, Brigham Young University
(113530354)

3:00 p.m.
Extending the GraceHeawood theorem to minimal regions.
Michael J. Miller*, Le Moyne College
(1135301771)

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the asymptotics of Airy functions and their zeros.
T. M. Dunster*, San Diego State University
(1135331022)

3:30 p.m.
Zeros of polynomials and their generating functions.
Khang D Tran*, California State University, Fresno
(1135301091)

3:45 p.m.
The asymptotic value of the Mahler measure of the RudinShapiro polynomials.
Tamas Erdelyi*, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
(1135301532)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On monotonicity and starlikeness of the generalized Bessel function.
Rosihan M Ali*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
See Keong Lee, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Saiful R Mondal, King Faisal University
(113533140)

4:15 p.m.
The Imani Periodic Functions.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(113533540)

4:30 p.m.
Hardytype spaces arising from a vectorvalued Cauchy kernel.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, The University of Scranton
(1135322654)

4:45 p.m.
A Bound for LoewnerWeierstrass Hulls.
David Nielsen Horton*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1135302678)

5:00 p.m.
The Multiple Loewner Equation with Rapidly and Randomly Oscillating Functions.
Andrew Starnes*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1135301360)

5:15 p.m.
Properties of a Generalized Harmonic Bernardi Integral Operator.
Stacey Muir*, The University of Scranton
(1135302668)

5:30 p.m.
A Singular Integral as a Boundary Measure.
Laramie Paxton*, Washington State University
Kevin R. Vixie, Washington State University
(1135281418)

5:45 p.m.
Bounded point derivations on $R(X)$ and $R^p(X)$.
Stephen M Deterding*, University of Kentucky
(11353048)

6:00 p.m.
Generalized weighted trapezoid and Grüss type inequalities on time scales.
Eze R Nwaeze*, Tuskegee University
(1135261886)

6:15 p.m.
A measurable function similar to the Itô integral on a generalized analogue of Wiener space.
Dong Hyun Cho*, Kyonggi University
(1135281060)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Partitions, Paths, and Permutations
Room 29A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
On a Conjecture Regarding Permutations which Destroy Arithmetic Progressions.
Mehtaab Sawhney*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Stoner, Harvard University
(113505912)

1:15 p.m.
The Computation of RamanujanKolberg Identities.
Nicolas Allen Smoot*, Research Institute for Symbolic Computation
(1135112417)

1:30 p.m.
Prime Partitions.
Jie Sun, Michigan Technological University
Kyle N. Sutela*, Michigan Technological University
(113511303)

1:45 p.m.
Toward an arithmetic of partitions.
Robert Schneider*, Emory University
(113511825)

2:00 p.m.
Johnson's bijections and their application to counting simultaneous core partitions.
Jineon Baek, University of Michigan
Hayan Nam*, University of California, Irvine
Myungjun Yu, University of Michigan
(1135052332)

2:15 p.m.
On the MultiplicityFree Plethysms $ p_{2}[s_{\lambda}]$.
Luisa Carini*, University of Messina, Italy
(113505615)

2:30 p.m.
The Critical of the Kneser Graphs on 2subsets of an nset.
Ian Hill*, James Madison University
Johua Ducey, James Madison University
Peter Sin, University of Florida
(113508989)

2:45 p.m.
Combinatorics of orthogonal polynomials and skew tableaux.
Jordan Olliver Tirrell*, Mount Holyoke College
(1135053222)

3:00 p.m.
FussSchröder Paths and Rooted Plane Forests.
Michael Kural*, MIT
(1135052537)

3:15 p.m.
Rainbow Turán Numbers for Paths and Forests of Stars.
Daniel Johnston*, Grand Valley State University
Cory Palmer, University of Montana
Amites Sarkar, Western Washington University
(1135051791)

3:30 p.m.
Decomposing Graphs With Two Associate Classes Into Paths Of Length 3.
Chris A Rodger, Auburn University
Bin Yeh*, Auburn
(1135052044)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: SchurConcavity for Avoidance of Increasing Subsequences in BlockAscending Permutations.
Evan Chen*, MIT
(113505980)

4:00 p.m.
CycleEulerMahonian Triples of Permutation Statistics.
Frederick Butler*, York College of Pennsylvania
(1135051439)

4:15 p.m.
Exact and asymptotic enumeration of cyclic permutations according to descent set.
Justin M. Troyka*, Dartmouth College
Sergi Elizalde, Dartmouth College
(1135052155)

4:30 p.m.
Sums of powers of the descent set statistic.
Alex Happ*, University of Kentucky
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky
(1135051174)

4:45 p.m.
Refinements of the $q$analogue of the FrameRobinsonThrall formula by descents.
William J. Keith*, Michigan Technological University
(113505703)

5:00 p.m.
A Polyhedral Proof of a Wreath Product Identity.
Robert Davis*, Michigan State University
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University
(113505275)

5:15 p.m.
NEW TIME: Reconstructing Cactus Graphs from Shortest Path Information.
Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University
Danny Krizanc, Wesleyan University
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1135052048)

5:30 p.m.
Shufflecompatible permutation statistics.
Ira M. Gessel, Brandeis University
Yan Zhuang*, Brandeis University
(113505381)

5:45 p.m.
Permutations with Restricted Positions and Asymptotic Distributions of Numbers of Cycles of Fixed Sizes.
Enes Ozel*, University of Southern California
(113505688)

6:00 p.m.
The Permutations Project.
Charles A Matthews*, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(113520428)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), IV
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stacy Brown, California State Polytechnic University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu
Aaron Weinberg, Ithaca College

1:00 p.m.
How a PreCalculus Student Was Able to Reason about Rates of Change Using Magnitudes.
Irma E. Stevens*, University of Georgia
(1135J52584)

1:20 p.m.
On the dialectic of extracting meaning and ascribing meaning.
Thorsten Scheiner*, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
(1135J5682)

1:40 p.m.
Collective Argumentation Regarding Integration of Complex Functions within Three Worlds of Mathematics.
Brent Hancock*, University of Northern Colorado
(1135J5299)

2:00 p.m.
How are we meeting their needs? Investigating Students' Use of a Quantitative Learning Center.
Melissa Haire*, University of Connecticut
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut
(1135J52967)

2:20 p.m.
Development of Instrument to Assess Undergraduates' Attitudes toward Mathematics.
Soofia Malik*, University of Northwestern Ohio
(1135J51538)

2:40 p.m.
How Do Undergraduate Mathematics Students Justify Their Selfassessments in Academic Assignments?
Kedar M Nepal*, Mercer University
Kailash C Ghimire, Georgia Southwestern State University
Ramjee Sharma, University of North GeorgiaGainesville
Manoj Thapa, Georgia Southwestern State University
(1135J51711)

3:00 p.m.
Students' Conceptual Understanding of Derivatives in Freshmen Calculus.
Samer Habre*, Lebanese American University
Iman Osta, Lebanese American University
Hana Shatila, Lebanese American University
(1135J5150)

3:20 p.m.
Assessment of Flipping the Introductory Statistics Course.
Constantin Dorin Dumitraşcu*, Adrian College
(1135J51097)

3:40 p.m.
Dana Center Mathematics Pathways: Early findings from a randomized study of pathways curriculum implementation in four colleges.
Rebecca Hartzler*, Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas, Austin
Jeremy Martin, Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas, Austin
(1135J51490)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamic 3D Imagery in Calculus III: Student responses and learning gains.
Abraham Edwards*, Michigan State University
(1135J52486)

4:20 p.m.
"The slope is increasing!" Students' takeaways from Calculus.
Natalie LF Hobson*, Sonoma State University
(1135J51816)

4:40 p.m.
Investigating Calculus Instructors' Responsiveness to and Interpretation of Student Thinking.
Jessica Gehrtz*, Colorado State University
Jess Ellis Hagman, Colorado State University
Natasha Speer, University of Maine
(1135J52973)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Technology and Apps for Teaching Mathematics and Statistics, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stacey Hancock, Montana State University
Soma Roy, California Polytechnic State University
Sue Schou, Idaho State University
Karl RB Schmitt, Valparaiso University karl.schmitt@valpo.edu

1:00 p.m.
Using Interactive R Tutorials and Reproducible Research Practices to Introduce Statistical Learning Ideas to Undergraduate Statistics Students.
Alana J Unfried*, California State University Monterey Bay
(1135K51220)

1:20 p.m.
Introducing R to different statistical audiences.
Kimberly A Roth*, Juniata College
(1135K52443)

1:40 p.m.
Teaching Statistics with R and Applications to Interdisciplinary Research.
Leon Kaganovskiy*, Touro College, NY
(1135K563)

2:00 p.m.
Implementing R Activities and Projects in Introductory Statistics.
John D. Ross*, Southwestern University
(1135K52933)

2:20 p.m.
The Do's and Don'ts of a Statistics Project.
Christine Davidson*, Suffolk County Community College
(1135K5261)

2:40 p.m.
Learning Statistics through Applications to Community.
Rasitha R Jayasekare*, Butler University, IN
(1135K5169)

3:00 p.m.
Enhanced student learning and attitudes with biweekly MINITAB explorations.
Dan Seth*, West Texas A&M University
(1135K521)

3:20 p.m.
Discussion

3:40 p.m.
Engaging Students by Using Simulations to Address the Question of the Day.
Kari Lock Morgan*, Pennsylvania State University
(1135K52991)

4:00 p.m.
Does the Randomization Method Matter?
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1135K52768)

4:20 p.m.
Bayes' Theorem and Lie Detector Tests.
Howard Troughton*, Babson College
(1135K51036)

4:40 p.m.
Clarifying and Reimagining the Empirical Rule: An Introduction to the ByThirds Rule.
Allen G Harbaugh*, Boston University
(1135K51557)

5:00 p.m.
Teaching Pvalues from Primary Sources.
Dominic Klyve*, Central Washington University
(1135K52860)

5:20 p.m.
Teaching and learning statistics in education through MOODLE in Nepal.
Durga Prasad Dhakal*, Kathmandu University School of Education, Nepal
David A. Thomas, University of Great Falls, Montana
(1135K5256)

5:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Developing Concept Images Core Statistical Ideas: The Role of Interactive Dynamic Technology.
Gail F Burrill*, Michigan State university
(1135K53015)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on The Advancement of Open Educational Resources, II
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchinson, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu

1:00 p.m.
Using Open Resources in a Freshman General Education Course: A progress report.
John W Watson*, Arkansas Tech University
(1135P1246)

1:20 p.m.
Opensource course materials for an inquirybased approach to an introduction to proof course and abstract algebra.
Dana C. Ernst*, Northern Arizona University
(1135P13238)

1:40 p.m.
Lessons Learned in the Dissemination of the CalcPlot3D OER Applet and Exploration Activities.
Monica VanDieren*, Robert Morri University
Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College
Deborah MooreRusso, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
(1135P12540)

2:00 p.m.
The UTMOST Sage Cell Repository.
Thomas W. Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(1135P1828)

2:20 p.m.
A sustainable publishing model for open educational resources.
Claude Laflamme*, University of Calgary / Lyryx Learning
Stephanie C. Keyowski, Lyryx Learning
Tamsyn Murnaghan, Lyryx Learning
(1135P12629)

2:40 p.m.
Open Source Introduction to Game Theory.
Jennifer Nordstrom*, Linfield College
(1135P11740)

3:00 p.m.
Implementing OER materials in a quantitative skills and literacy mathematics course.
Tricia Muldoon Brown*, Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University
Joshua Lambert, Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University
(1135P11435)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.4:35 p.m.
MAA Session on The Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, II
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Christopher S. Goodrich, Creighton Preparatory School cgood@prep.creighton.edu
Beverly H. West, Cornell University

1:00 p.m.
First and SecondOrder Models of Vertical Motion of Dry Air Parcels.
Chris Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
Jessica Oehrlein, Columbia University
(1135C51839)

1:20 p.m.
What happens when a physicist teaches Ordinary Differential Equations?
P. P. Yu*, Westminster College
(1135C52146)

1:40 p.m.
Laplace Transforms vs. The Method of Undetermined Coefficients.
Paul D. Olson*, Penn State Erie , the Behrend College Erie , PA .
(1135C52163)

2:00 p.m.
Strategic use of technology and modeling to motivate, investigate, and illuminate.
William Skerbitz*, Wayzata High School
(1135C52281)

2:20 p.m.
Visualizing Topics from Differential Equations Using CalcPlot3D.
Paul E. Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1135C52357)

2:40 p.m.
Deriving Kepler's Laws in a Differential Equations class.
Andrew G. Bennett*, Kansas State University
(1135C52815)

3:00 p.m.
Using Dynamic Visualization to Better Understand the Tractrix and Other "Pulling" Curves.
Douglas B. Meade*, University of South Carolina  Columbia
(1135C53010)

3:20 p.m.
Resisted Projectile Motion: a Trove of ODE Applications/Projects.
William W Hackborn*, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
(1135C53181)

3:40 p.m.
General Discussion: CODEE invites all who teach ODEs to join us for a meetandgreet hour. We will include discussion of the online CODEE Journal, with plans for a special issue in 2018

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Dr. Talitha M Washington, Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu

1:00 p.m.
Orthogonal Projections and Regularity of Sets.
Bobby Wilson*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1135282437)

1:20 p.m.
Enlarging Noetherian Rings While Preserving Their Spectrum.
Cory H Colbert*, Williams College
(1135132002)

1:40 p.m.
Central Sets Theorem in Adequate Partial Semigroups.
Kendra E Pleasant*, Morgan State University
(1135161151)

2:00 p.m.
Trace ideals and their applications in commutative algebra.
Haydee Lindo*, Williams College
(1135132790)

2:20 p.m.
A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture.
Alexander DiazLopez*, University of Villanova
Pamela Harris, Williams College
Erik Insko, Florida Golf Coast University
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College
(113505936)

2:40 p.m.
Nonlinear Filtering Problems for systems governed by PDEs.
Melissa Guemo Ngamini*, Morehouse College
(1135352234)

3:00 p.m.
Implications from Modeling of Visceral Leishmaniasis Transmission: A Regiondependent Characterization of Risks.
Kamal K Barley*, University of Cincinnati
(1135922814)

3:20 p.m.
A Bayesian Markov Decision Process to Evaluate Mode of Delivery.
Karen T. Hicklin*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1135903074)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mimetic Multiphase Subsurface and Oceanic Transport
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jose Castillo, San Diego State University jcastillo@mail.sdsu.edu
Chris Paolini, San Diego State University paolini@engineering.sdsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Effects of CO2 Injection on Calcite Saturation during Geologic CO2 Sequestration.
Christopher Paolini*, San Diego State University
(1135862910)

1:30 p.m.
Fluid Structure Interaction in Geologic CO2 sequestration using Coupled Finite Element and Mimetic Methods.
Jonathan Matthews*, San Diego State University
Christopher Paolini, San Diego State University
Jose Castillo, San Diego State University
(1135862861)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling Multiphase Buoyancy Driven Plume Migration during Geologic CO2 Injection.
Kyle Campbell*, San Diego State University
Christopher Paolini, San Diego State University
Jose Castillo, San Diego State University
(1135862724)

2:30 p.m.
Parallelized Chemical Equilibrium Solver for Geologic CO2 Sequestration.
Jose Navarro Nunez*, San Diego State University
Christopher Paolini, San Diego State University
Jose Castillo, San Diego State University
(1135863125)

3:00 p.m.
SubFlow: Modeling Geological Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide with Mimetic Discretization Methods.
Johnny Corbino*, Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University
(1135352127)

3:30 p.m.
NEW TIME: High Order Mimetic Methods on Overlapping Grids.
Angel A Boada*, San Diego State University  Computational Science Research Center
Jose E Castillo, San Diego State University  Computational Science Research Center
(1135352626)

4:00 p.m.
{/bf TIME CHANGE:} Validation of the Nonhydrostatic General Curvilinear Coastal Ocean Model (GCCOM) for Stratified Flows.
Mariangel Garcia*, Computational Science Research Center SDSU
Paul Choboter, Mathematics Department
Ryan Walter, Physics Department
Jose Castillo, Computational Science Research Center
(1135861981)

4:30 p.m.
Development and optimization of a PETScbased parallel GCCOM model.
Mary P Thomas, San Diego State University
Mariangel Garcia, San Diego State University
Neelam Patel*, San Diego State University
Manuel Valera, San Diego State University
Jose E Castillo, San Diego State University
(1135352562)

5:00 p.m.
Modeling nearshore internal bores and waves in Monterey Bay using the General Curvilinear Coastal Ocean Model (GCCOM).
Manuel A Valera*, Computational Science Research Center  San Diego State University
Mariangel Garcia, Computational Science Research Center  San Diego State University
Paul Choboter, Mathematics Department, California Polytechnic State University
Ryan Walter, Physics Department, California Polytechnic State University
Jose Castillo, Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University.
(1135762195)

5:30 p.m.
Mimetic Curvilinear Coastal Ocean Modeling.
William Byrd*, San Diego State University
Jose E. Castillo, San Diego State University
(1135762188)

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel
Pathways Through High School Mathematics: Building Focus and Coherence
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire karen.graham@unh.edu
Panelists:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Yvonne Lai, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Matt Larson, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College
Dan Teague, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Committee on TAs and PartTime Instructors Panel: Panel on The Experiences of Foreign Graduate Students as GTAs
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Boller, University of Chicago
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College solomon.friedberg@bc.edu
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
Moderators:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College
Panelists:
Gangotryi Sorcar, Ohio State University
Fatma Terzioglu, Texas A & M
Kai Zhao, Temple University
Zhuohui Zhang, Rutgers University

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
EVENT CANCELLED: NSF Town Hall Meeting with Joan FerriniMundy
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jim Lewis, National Science Foundation
Lee Zia, National Science Foundation
Speakers:
Joan FerriniMundy, National Science Foundation

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting
Creating Engaging, Meaningful Experiences for Teachers and Future Teachers
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 1:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Topology
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

1:00 p.m.
Legendrian Knots and their Lagrangian Fillings.
Samantha Pezzimenti*, Bryn Mawr College
(1135VU1192)

1:15 p.m.
Computations in twisted Morava Ktheory.
Aliaksandra Yarosh*, Pennsylvania State University
(1135VU720)

1:30 p.m.
A polynomial invariant for plane curve complements: Krammer polynomials.
Mehmet E Aktas*, University of Central Oklahoma
Serdar Cellat, Florida State University
Hubeyb Gurdogan, Florida State University
(1135VU836)

1:45 p.m.
Calculating the classical algebraic topology of a 4manifold from a trisection diagram.
Peter Feller, ETH Zurich
Michael Klug, UC Berkeley
Trent Schirmer, University of Georgia
Drew Zemke*, Cornell University
(1135VU1183)

2:00 p.m.
QuasiIsometric Boundary Swapping.
Craig R Guilbault, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Molly A Moran*, Colorado College
(1135VU838)

2:15 p.m.
Topological complexity of graph configuration spaces.
Steven Scheirer*, Lehigh University
(1135VU1218)

2:30 p.m.
Legendrian Torus Links.
Jennifer L. Dalton, The Rivers School
John B. Etnyre, Georgia Institute of Technology
Lisa Traynor*, Bryn Mawr College
(1135VU1488)

2:45 p.m.
Investigating diagonal knot grid diagrams.
Jack Arndt*, Simpson College
Malia Jansen, Simpson College
Payton McBurney, Simpson College
(1135VU1496)

3:00 p.m.
Classifying composite links.
Brandon Q Tran*, University of St. Thomas
(1135VU1882)

3:15 p.m.
Recognizing knot types using neural networks.
Zach Sorenson*, University of St. Thomas
Isaac Vraspir, University of St. Thomas
(1135VU1936)

3:30 p.m.
Knots in tight confinement.
Isaac Vraspir*, University of St. Thomas
Zach Sorenson, University of St. Thomas
(1135VU1937)

3:45 p.m.
A Study of Metrics on Visual Boundaries.
Malcolm Henry Gabbard*, Colorado College
Sam Kottler, Colorado College
(1135VU2097)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Bridge Trisections of Surfaces in 4Manifolds.
Vincent Longo*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Alex Zupan, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1135VU2171)

4:15 p.m.
Is There a Topology on Q That Detects Continuous Extensions to R?
Mike Krebs*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1135VU2209)

4:30 p.m.
Finiteness Properties of Nekrashevych Groups.
Rachel Skipper*, Binghamton University
Matthew C.B. Zaremsky, University at Albany
(1135VU2299)

4:45 p.m.
DijkgraafWitten type invariants of Seifert surfaces in 3manifolds.
Ik Jae Lee*, Rowan University
David N Yetter, Kansas State University
(1135VU2481)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Spaces With Complexity One.
Alyson Bittner*, University at Buffalo
(1135VU2728)

5:15 p.m.
On Trisections of 4Manifolds.
Marla Williams*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1135VU2986)

5:30 p.m.
On a paradoxicaltype decomposition of CullerShalen of a PattersonSullivan measure for Kleinian groups.
Rosemary K Guzman*, University of Chicago
(1135VU3177)

5:45 p.m.
Generalized dunce hats do not have the double collapsible property.
Peter Sparks*, Marquette University
(1135VU3219)

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
A synthetic theory of $\infty$categories in homotopy type theory..
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Emily Riehl*, Johns Hopkins University
Michael Shulman, University of San Diego
(113518191)

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Directors of Graduate Studies
Rancho Santa Fe Rm 2, Lobby Level, North Twr, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
Torrey Pines Room 1, Lobby Level, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Recipients
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Barbara Faires, Westminster College
Deanna Haunsperger, Carleton College

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Funding at federal agencies & advocacy for grassroots support
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen Saxe, American Mathematical Society
Scott Wolpert, University of Maryland
Moderators:
Terrance Blackman, Medger Evers College, CUNY
Panelists:
Fariba Fahroo, DARPA
Charlie Toll, National Security Agency
Michael Vogelius, Rutgers University
NEW: Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA9), U.S. House of Representatives

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Panel
Career Trajectories Involving Administrative Roles: What You May Want to Consider
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ryan Zerr, University of North Dakota ryan.zerr@und.edu
Edward Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University
Panelists:
NEW: Martha Abell, Georgia Southern University
Edward Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University
WITHDRAWN:Linda Braddy, Tarrant County College
Jenna Carpenter, Campbell University
Rick Gillman, Valparaiso University
Jennifer Quinn, University of Washington Tacoma

Friday January 12, 2018, 2:45 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Other Topics, I
Room 28D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

2:45 p.m.
Beautiful Problems.
Ioana Mihaila*, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
(1135VV1621)

3:00 p.m.
Construction and Completion of a Latin Square.
Xueyi Lei*, Washington & Jefferson College
(1135VV2056)

3:15 p.m.
Any Which Way You Split.
Denver Stahl*, Washington & Jefferson College
Roman Wong, Washington & Jefferson College
(1135VV2059)

3:30 p.m.
On the Fourier Series of Square Periodic Functions.
Toirna Lewis*, Clark Atlanta University
(1135VV2248)

3:45 p.m.
Balance weighing  variations on a theme.
Ethan D. Bolker*, University of Massachusetts Boston
Samuel A Feuer, Needham High School
Catalin Zara, University of Massachusetts Boston
(1135VV602)

4:00 p.m.
Tweaking the NFL's headtohead tiebreaker.
James A Swenson*, University of WisconsinPlatteville
Dan Swenson, Black Hills State University
(1135VV2603)

4:15 p.m.
Unhyphenated spacetime.
Knute E Thorsgard*, Knutonian Physics
(1135VV20)

4:30 p.m.
Convex Optimization Techniques: A view point in Item Response Theory Models using Iprojections.
Naama T. Lewis*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(1135VV1249)

4:45 p.m.
A metric for quantifying the accuracy of market indicators.
Josh M. Beal*, Indiana University East
(1135VV3044)

5:00 p.m.
On The Structure of The $C_2$ Spider.
Andres N. Mejia*, Bard College
(1135VV3105)

5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mathematical Properties of SemiClosed Primaries.
Joseph F. Kolacinski*, Elmira College
Brandon Payne, Elmira College
(1135VV3122)

5:30 p.m.
The Phibonacci Sequence.
John Robert Botzum*, Kutztown University, Kutztown Pennsylvania
(1135VV3133)

5:45 p.m.
The Arithmetic and Geometry of (P)s(e)udokus.
M Beck, San Francisco State University
J Friedman, University of San Diego
M Gagliardo, California Lutheran University
T Hunter, Swarthmore College
N Sieben, Northern Arizona University
C Williams, James Madison University
S Wright*, Fitchburg State University
(1135VV3152)

Friday January 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Power of reasoning over richer domains.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Antonina Kolokolova*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(113500189)

Friday January 12, 2018, 3:40 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Project NExT Panel
Incorporating Social Justice Projects into the College Mathematics Curriculum
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Marko Budisic, Clarkson University
Kaitlin Hill, University of Minnesota
Natalie Hobson, Sonoma State University
Bianca Thompson, Harvey Mudd College
Panelists:
Aditya Adiredja, University of Arizona
KarlDieter Crisman, Gordon College
Lily Khadjavi, Loyola Marymount

Friday January 12, 2018, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
National Science Foundation: Update from the Division of Mathematical Sciences (NSFDMS)
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Henry Warchall, Division of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation

Friday January 12, 2018, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Student Poster Session
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen Saxe, American Mathematical Society
Speakers:
Margaret Callahan, AMS Congressional Fellow 201718

Friday January 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel
The Evolving Career Outlook in Risk Management
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University kevin.charlwood@washburn.edu
Michelle Guan, Indiana University
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Barry Smith, Lebanon Valley College
Sue Staples, Texas Christian University
Rick Gorvett, Casualty Actuary Society (CASACT)
Panelists:
Paul Bailey, Willis Towers Watson
Raya Feldman, University of California Santa Barbara
Zoe Rico, Aon
Barry Smith, Lebanon Valley College

Friday January 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Meeting of potential members of SIGMAA on Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (SIGMAAMKT)
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Yvonne Lai, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

Friday January 12, 2018, 5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB (WEB SIGMAA) Reception
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Poster Presentations by Women Graduate Students and Reception
Lobby outside Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, University of California, San Diego
Matilde Lalin, University of Montreal
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University

6:00 p.m.
The Exit Distribution for Smart Kinetic Walk with Symmetric and Asymmetric Transition Probability.
Yan Dai*, University of Arizona

6:00 p.m.
A KazhdanLusztig algorithm for Whittaker modules.
Anna Macquarie Romanov*, University of Utah

6:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Syzygies in the SemiAmple Setting.
Juliette Bruce*, University of Wisconsin  Madison

6:00 p.m.
The Effect of the Behavior at Spatial Infinity of Spacetimes on the Pointwise Decay Rate of Waves.
K Morgan*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

6:00 p.m.
Combinatorial interpretations of false theta function identities.
Hannah E Burson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

6:00 p.m.
Random Coxeter Groups.
Angelica Rae Deibel*, Brandeis University

6:00 p.m.
An example towards homological mirror symmetry.
Catherine Cannizzo*, University of California, Berkeley

6:00 p.m.
The binary cubic generic Clifford algebra.
Charlotte Ure*, Michigan State University
Rajesh Kulkarni, Michigan State University

6:00 p.m.
Algebraic Voting Theory and Representations of $S_m \wr S_n$.
Helene Barcelo, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Megan Bernstein, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sarah BocktingConrad, DePaul University
Erin McNicholas, Willamette University
Kathryn Nyman, Willamette University
Shira Viel*, North Carolina State University

6:00 p.m.
SchurWeyl Duality for Unipotent Upper Triangular Matrices.
Megan Ly*, University of Colorado Boulder

6:00 p.m.
Graded Representations of Current Algebras.
Kayla Murray*, University of California Riverside

6:00 p.m.
Factor graphs for polar codes.
Jessalyn Bolkema*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln

6:00 p.m.
The GanGrossPrasad Conjecture for General Spin Groups.
Melissa Emory*, University of Missouri

6:00 p.m.
Two Boundary Centralizer Algebras for $\mathfrak{gl}(n\vert m)$.
Jieru Zhu*, University of Oklahoma

6:00 p.m.
On reordering books and selforganizing libraries.
K Stasikelis*, Clemson University
S Poznanovic, Clemson University

6:00 p.m.
Local arboreal representations.
Laura S Walton*, Brown University
Jacqueline Anderson, Brown University
Spencer Hamblen, Brown University
Bjorn Poonen, Brown University

6:00 p.m.
A manifold learning approach to image segmentaion.
Marilyn Vazquez Landrove*, George Mason University

6:00 p.m.
Elements of algebras of operators that attain their norm in a finitedimensional representation.
Kristen Courtney*, University of Virginia

6:00 p.m.
Immersed Lagrangian Fillings of Legendrian Knots.
Samantha Pezzimenti*, Bryn Mawr College

6:00 p.m.
Injective choosability of subcubic planar graphs with girth 6.
Shanise Walker*, Iowa State University

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB (WEB SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mathematically Bent Theater
Performed by Colin Adams and the Mobiusbandaid Players.
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception
Presidio Room, Lobby Level, North Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Reception
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.
NEW: SIGMAA on Inquiry Based Learning Business Meeting
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA) Reception
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA) Business Meeting
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:20 p.m.8:10 p.m.
SIGMAA On Statistics Education Guest Lecture
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Friday January 12, 2018, 7:45 p.m.8:35 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
Hidden in Plain Sight: Mathematics Teaching and Learning Through a Storytelling Lens.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Erica Walker*, Teachers College, Columbia University
(113500186)

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Project NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
Marina Ballroom E, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Organizers:
Julia Barnes, West Carolina University
Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Matt Delong, Taylor University
David Kung, St Mary's College of Maryland

Friday January 12, 2018, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Backgammon!
Learn to play backgammon from expert players.
Marina Ballroom D, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Organizers:
Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College