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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
Wednesday January 10, 2018

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Minority Chairs Meeting
Cardiff/Carlsbad Room, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 7:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 7:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Email Center
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Networks and Data
Room 29D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

7:45 a.m.
Dynamics of Quadratic Networks.
Simone Evans*, State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz)
Anca Radulescu, State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz)
(1135372229)

8:00 a.m.
Delay embeddings and topological time series analysis.
Boyan Xu*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1135372940)

8:15 a.m.
Promiscuity of Nodes in Multilayer Networks.
Florian Klimm*, University of Oxford
Gorka ZamoraLópez, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Jonny Wray, etherapeutics
Charlotte M. Deane, University of Oxford
Jürgen Kurths, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Mason A. Porter, University of California at Los Angeles
(1135921652)

8:30 a.m.
Why do they not believe?: The network dynamics of opinion.
Tucker E Evans*, Dartmouth College
Feng Fu, Dartmouth College
(113591873)

8:45 a.m.
Dynamical Modeling for Multiplex Networks.
Daryl R DeFord*, Dartmouth College Department of Mathematics
(113505967)

9:00 a.m.
Persistent homology measures of stochastic network models.
Ted Theodosopoulos*, The Nueva School
(1135603197)

9:15 a.m.
The SIR Modeling for the Biological Flu using Artificial Neural Network.
Yinshu Wu*, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
(1135683158)

9:30 a.m.
Flooding filtration on directed networks.
B I Mahler*, Oxford
(1135003190)

9:45 a.m.
A new proof that effective resistance is a metric on graphs.
Nathan Albin, Kansas State University
Jason Clemens, Missouri Valley College
Nethali Fernando*, Kansas State University
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University
(113594855)

10:00 a.m.
The combinatorial data fusion problem: A GomoryHu cut tree approach.
R. W. R. Darling, National Security Agency, Fort Meade MD 20755
Dev R Phulara*, National Security Agency, Fort Meade MD, 20755
(1135052187)

10:15 a.m.
Variants of Competition Graphs in Information Networks.
Bryan L. Williams*, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic
Lucas A. Overbey, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic
Lakeisha D. Williams, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic
(1135053164)

10:30 a.m.
Cybersecurity: Time Series Predictive Modeling of Vulnerabilities of Desktop Operating System Using Linear and Nonlinear Approach.
Nawa Raj Pokhrel*, University of South Florida
Chris Tsokos, University of South Florida
Hansapani Rodrigo, University of south Florida
(113568619)

10:45 a.m.
Organizing the mathematical literature: On the road to MSC 2020.
Edward Dunne, AMS/Mathematical Reviews
Fabian Müller*, FIZ Karlsruhe/zbMATH
Norman Richert, AMS/Mathematical Reviews
Olaf Teschke, FIZ Karlsruhe/zbMATH
(1135002528)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Applications of Differential Equations to Disease Modeling, I
Room 29C, 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.
Mathematical Modeling of Immune Dynamics in Disease.
Lisette dePillis*, Harvey Mudd College
(1135922301)

8:30 a.m.
Bistable dynamics in a model of SIV infection with antibody response.
Stanca Ciupe, Virginia Tech
Jonathan Forde*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Christopher Miller, University of California, Davis
(1135923150)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling Immune Responses to HIV infection Under Drugs of Abuse.
Jones M Mutua*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Missouri  Kansas City, USA
Alan S Perelson, Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
Anil Kumar, Division of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, University of Missouri  Kansas City, USA
Naveen K Vaidya, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
(1135342957)

9:30 a.m.
Unraveling withinhost signatures of dengue infection at the population level.
Ryan NikinBeers, Virginia Tech
Lauren M Childs, Virginia Tech
Julie Blackwood, Williams College
Stanca M Ciupe*, Virginia Tech
(1135922650)

10:00 a.m.
Epidemic Growth Scaling: Implications for Disease Forecasting and Estimation of the Reproduction Number.
Gerardo Chowell*, Georgia State University
(113537443)

10:30 a.m.
NEW PRESENTER: Model and Parameter Uncertainty in Environmentally Driven Disease Models.
Marisa C Eisenberg*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1135932338)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Applied and Computational Combinatorics, I
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Torin Greenwood, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Pantone, Dartmouth College jaypantone@dartmouth.edu

8:00 a.m.
Analyzing RGB Images using Topology: How to use discrete Morse theory to study crime data.
Nima Rasekh*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Rosemary Guzman, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Chuan (Sophie) Du, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Adarsh Manawa, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Christopher Szul, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Titan Wibowo, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(1135551282)

8:30 a.m.
On the Distribution of Ramsey Objects.
Aaron Robertson*, Colgate University
(113505617)

9:00 a.m.
Tableaux and the ASEP.
Amanda Lohss*, Messiah College
(113505565)

9:30 a.m.
Enumeration of binomial coefficients by their $p$adic valuations.
Eric Rowland*, Hofstra University
(113505222)

10:00 a.m.
A polytopal generalization of Sperner's lemma, and applications.
Jesus De Loera, University of California Davis
Elisha Peterson, Ellicott City, MD
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1135521294)

10:30 a.m.
Patterns and Colorability in Chord Diagrams.
Peter Doyle, Dartmouth College
Jay Pantone*, Dartmouth College
Everett Sullivan, Lewis & Clark College
(1135051788)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, I
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamical Systems and Applications, I
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
E. Cabral Balreira, Trinity University
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
Eddy Kwessi, Trinity University ekwessi@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Sierpinski Mandelbrot Arc.
Eric Chang*, Boston University
(1135301818)

8:30 a.m.
Discretetime infectious disease models.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University, Mathematics Department, Washington, DC
Pauline Van den Driessche, University of Victoria, Victoriam BC, Canada
(1135921576)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Persistence versus extinction for a class of discretetime structured population models.
Hal L Smith*, Arizona State University
(1135371028)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Optimal quantization.
Mrinal K Roychowdhury*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(113537830)

10:00 a.m.
Changes in population outcomes resulting from evolutionary responses to a disturbance.
Azmy S Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Amy M Veprauskas, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
John E Banks, California State University, Monterey Bay
John D Stark, Washington State University
(113592651)

10:30 a.m.
Dynamical effects of nonlocal interactions in discretetime growthdispersal models with logistictype nonlinearities.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
O. Aydogmus, Social Sciences University of Ankara
M. E. Kavgaci, Ankara University
H Bereketoglu, Ankara University
(1135392138)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, and Related Fields, I
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Albert Cohen, Michigan State University
Nguyet Nguyen, Youngstown State University ntnguyen01@ysu.edu
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University
Thomas Wakefield, Youngstown State University

8:00 a.m.
Sensitivity and Robustness of Financial Models.
Giray Okten*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
(1135602381)

9:00 a.m.
A time dynamic EisenbergNoe financial contagion model.
Alex Bernstein, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tathagata Banerjee, Washington University in St. Louis
Zachary Feinstein*, Washington University in St. Louis
(113591469)

9:30 a.m.
Enterprise Risk Management Stochastic Analysis Tools: Risk Drivers Revealed.
Steven L Craighead*, Pacific Life Insurance Company
(1135622156)

10:30 a.m.
Historical Capital Buffers, Overlapping Portfolios, and Contagion of U.S. Financial System.
Micah Pollak, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University Northwest
Yuanying Guan*, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University Northwest
(113591412)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Geometric Flows, I
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona glickenstein@math.arizona.edu
Brett Kotschwar, Arizona State University

8:00 a.m.
Optimal curvature pinching in mean curvature flow.
Mat Langford*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Stephen Lynch, Freie Universität Berlin
(1135531967)

8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of $\beta$polygon flows.
Jinjin Liang*, University of Arizona
(113553652)

9:00 a.m.
Collapsing ancient solutions of mean curvature flow.
Theodora Bourni*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Mat L Langford, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Giuseppe Tinaglia, King's College London
(113553785)

9:30 a.m.
The Poisson equation on complete manifolds.
Ovidiu Munteanu*, University of Connecticut
(113553293)

10:00 a.m.
Extremal questions for Steklov eigenvalues in higher dimensions.
Ailana Fraser*, University of British Columbia
Richard Schoen, U.C. Irvine
(1135531931)

10:30 a.m.
Constructing complete manifolds with lots of spectral gaps.
Richard Schoen*, University of California, Irvine
(1135531915)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Hongjie Dong, Brown University
Peiyong Wang, Wayne State University
Jiuyi Zhu, Louisiana State University zhu@math.lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A rigidity result for effective Hamiltonians with $3$mode periodic potentials.
Hung Tran, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Yifeng Yu*, University of California at Irvine
(1135351742)

8:30 a.m.
A minmax formula for Lipschitz operators that satisfy the global comparison principle and some applications.
Russell W Schwab*, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
(1135352556)

9:00 a.m.
A Liouville theorem for the axially symmetric NavierStokes equations with some supercritical conditions.
Zheb Lei, School of Mathematics, Fudan University, Shanghai China
Qi S. Zhang*, Math. Dept. UC Riverside
(1135351847)

9:30 a.m.
Convergence of a thresholding scheme to motion by mean curvature of filaments in $R^3$.
Tim Laux, University of California, Berkeley
Nung Kwan Yip*, Purdue University
(1135351559)

10:00 a.m.
Nodal curves of eigenfunctions in the disc.
Xiaolong Han*, California State University, Northridge
Michael Murray, California State University, Northridge
Chuong Tran, California State University, Northridge
(11353582)

10:30 a.m.
$S$shaped bifurcation diagrams in exterior domains.
Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Pavel Drabek, University of West Bohemia
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1135351201)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Mechanics: Analysis and Applications, I
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Zachary Bradshaw, University of Virginia zb8br@virginia.edu
Aseel Farhat, University of Virginia

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Information in the Digital Age of Science, I
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patrick Ion, University of Michigan pion@umich.edu
Olaf Teschke, zbMath Berlin
Stephen Watt, University of Waterloo

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Gravitational Wave Science, I
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Gillette, University of Arizona agillette@math.arizona.edu
Nikki Holtzer, University of Arizona

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Regge elements and Regge calculus.
Douglas N. Arnold*, University of Minnesota
Lizao Li, Seven Bridges Genomics
(1135652925)

9:30 a.m.
NEW PRESENTER: Asymptotic Boredom and Equipartition in the Expanding Direction of Model Cosmological Solutions of Einstein's Equations.
James Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Beverly Berger, Livermore, California
Adam Layne, University of Oregon
(113583899)

10:00 a.m.
Gravitational wave model for an eccentric binary based on EOBNR.
Zhoujian Cao*, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, CAS, Beijing, China
(113583460)

10:30 a.m.
Gravitational wave memory.
David Garfinkle*, Oakland University
(1135831561)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modeling in Differential Equations  High School, TwoYear College, FourYear Institution, I
Room 29B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Corban Harwood, George Fox University
William Skerbitz, Wayzata High School
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE brianwinkel@simiode.org
Dina Yagodich, Frederick Community College

8:00 a.m.
Comparing Simulations with Solutions for Classical Differential Equation Models.
Daniel J. Teague*, NC School of Science and Mathematics
(1135972987)

8:30 a.m.
Incorporating a Modeling First Approach into a Traditional ODE Course.
Michael A. Karls*, Ball State University
(1135341433)

9:00 a.m.
Brewing the Perfect Cup of Tea with Differential Equations.
Jesica Bauer*, Carroll College
Eric Sullivan, Carroll College
(1135341129)

9:30 a.m.
Experiencing the "Logic of Logistics".
Bill Skerbitz*, Wayzata High School, Plymouth, MN
(1135341016)

10:00 a.m.
Experience and Lessons Learned from Using SIMIODE Modeling Scenarios.
Wandi Ding*, Middle Tennessee State University
Ryan J. Florida, Middle Tennessee State University
Jeffery Summers, Middle Tennessee State University
Puran Nepal, Middle Tennessee State University
(11353437)

10:30 a.m.
Modeling with Differential Equations: Student Projects and Research Opportunities at a 2 Year College.
Chris McCarthy*, Borough of Manhattan Community College (City University of New York)
(1135971544)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Network Science, I
Room 33B, 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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nilpotent and Solvable Geometry, I
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Jablonski, University of Oklahoma
Megan Kerr, Wellesley College mkerr@wellesley.edu
Tracy Payne, Idaho State University

8:00 a.m.
Heisenberg groups and division algebras.
Aroldo Kaplan*, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
(1135533217)

8:30 a.m.
When does a solvable Lie group fail to admit a maximally symmetric metric?
Jonathan Epstein*, University of Oklahoma
(1135222167)

9:00 a.m.
Survey of Spectral and Nilpotent Geometry, with recent results.
Ruth Gornet*, University of Texas Arlington
(1135531325)

9:30 a.m.
Ricci negative solvmanifolds and their nilradicals.
Jonas Deré*, KU Leuven Kulak
(1135531167)

10:00 a.m.
Properties of 2step nilpotent Lie groups associated with graphs.
Rachelle DeCoste*, Wheaton College (MA)
Lisa DeMeyer, Central Michigan University
Meera Mainkar, Central Michigan University
Allie Ray, Trinity College
(113553947)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetry properties of homogeneous Ricci soliton metrics on solvable Lie groups.
Carolyn Gordon*, Dartmouth College
Michael Jablonski, University of Oklahoma
(1135532153)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operators on Function Spaces in One and Several Variables, I
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Catherine Bénéteau, University of South Florida cbenetea@usf.edu
Matthew Fleeman, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University

8:00 a.m.
Carlson's theorem for different measures.
Meredith Sargent*, WashingtonUniversity in St Louis
(1135301021)

8:30 a.m.
Spectral Properties of SturmLiouville Operators via Perturbation Theory.
Matthew Fleeman, Baylor University
Dale Frymark*, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, University of Delaware
(1135471202)

9:00 a.m.
Convexity of level curves of Martin functions and associated Maximum principles.
Koushik Ramachandran*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Ok 74074.
(1135301338)

9:30 a.m.
A characterization of Dirichlet inner functions.
Daniel Seco*, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Madrid (Spain)
(1135301844)

10:00 a.m.
The obstruction function and deformations of threedimensional strictly pseudoconvex CR manifolds.
Peter Ebenfelt*, University of California, San Diego
(1135322522)

10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A New Index Theorem for Monomial Ideals by Resolutions.
Ronald G Douglas*, Texas A&M University
(113547384)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, I
Room 29A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tamas Forgacs, CSU Fresno
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Mark David Ward, Purdue University

8:00 a.m.
Minimal Orbits, Sharkovski Ordering and Universality in Chaos.
Muhammad U. Abdulla*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Naveed H. Iqbal, Florida Institute of Technology
Jake Barrett, Florida Institute of Technology
(11353777)

8:30 a.m.
Isoperimetry in Surfaces of Revolution.
Nat Sothanaphan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eilot Bongiovanni, Michigan State University
Arjun Kakkar, Williams College
Alejandro Diaz, University of Maryland, College Park
(113551610)

9:00 a.m.
Taming Information Leaks in Machine Learning.
Lorena Mejia Domenzain*, ITAM
Natalia Dibbern, Loyola Marymount University
Harjasleen Malvai, Brown University
(113568662)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of Toxoplasma gondii in feral cats.
Emily Kelting*, University of Central Oklahoma
Brittany Bannish, University of Central Oklahoma
Sean Laverty, University of Central Oklahoma
(113592708)

10:00 a.m.
Lacunary Etaquotients Modulo Powers of Primes.
Tessa Cotron*, Emory University
Anya Michaelsen, Williams College
Emily Stamm, Vassar College
Weitao Zhu, Williams College
(113511136)

10:30 a.m.
Moonshine for all finite groups.
Samuel DeHority, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Xavier Gonzalez, Harvard University
Neekon Vafa, Harvard University
Roger Van Peski*, Princeton University
(113520342)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory, Logic and Ramsey Theory, I
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrés Caicedo, Mathematical Reviews
José Mijares, University of Colorado, Denver jose.mijarespalacios@ucdenver.edu

8:00 a.m.
Canonical functions and the Ramsey property, revisited.
Michael Pinsker*, Technische Universität Wien
(1135032050)

9:00 a.m.
Sequential $M$separable spaces.
Francisco Guevara Parra*, University of Toronto
(1135031369)

9:30 a.m.
Ultrafilters and forcing on the space of block sequences of finite sets.
Carlos A. Di Prisco*, Universidad de Los Andes
(1135031857)

10:00 a.m.
Banach Spaces from Barriers in High Dimensional Ellentuck Spaces.
Alvaro Arias*, University of Denver
Natasha Dobrinen, University of Denver
Gabriel Giron, University of Denver
Jose Mijares, University of Colorado at Denver
(1135462105)

10:30 a.m.
Reasoning about incomplete structures.
Andre Kornell*, University of California, Davis
(1135033167)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and Combinatorics (in honor of Dennis Stanton's 65th birthday), I
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Susanna Fishel, Arizona State University sfishel1@asu.edu
Mourad Ismail, University of Central Florida
Vic Reiner, University of Minnesota

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial properties of traces of matrix products.
John R Greene*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(113505603)

8:30 a.m.
WinniethePooh and the Strange Expectations.
Nathan F Williams*, University of Texas at Dallas
Marko Thiel, Universität Zürich
(1135052070)

9:00 a.m.
Discrete cubical homology groups.
Helene Barcelo*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Curtis Greene, Haverford College
Abdul Salam Jarrah, American University of Sharjah
Volkmar Welker, PhilippsUniversitat Marburg
(1135052380)

9:30 a.m.
A combinatorial bijection on $k$noncrossing partitions.
Dongsu Kim*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Zhicong Lin, School of Science, Jimei University, Xiamen 361021, P.R. China; Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Austria
(1135052404)

10:00 a.m.
Particle processes and Markov chains.
Sylvie Corteel, Paris 7
Olya Mandelshtam, Brown
Lauren Williams*, UC Berkeley
(113505935)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of Koornwinder polynomials.
Sylvie Corteel*, CNRS et Universite Paris Diderot /Miller Institute Berkeley
(1135053213)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Structure and Representations of Hopf Algebras: a Session in Honor of Susan Montgomery, I
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
SiuHung Ng, Louisiana State University
Lance Small, University of California, San Diego
Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego htucker@usc.edu

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory: Structure and Symmetry, I
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jonathan L. Gross, Columbia University
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University ttucker@colgate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ribbon Graphs, Partial Duality, and Homogeneously Adequate States of a Link Diagram.
Adam Giambrone*, University of Connecticut
(1135051719)

8:30 a.m.
The Genus Spectrum of Abelian Groups.
Jay J. Zimmerman*, Towson University
Angel V. Kumchev, Towson University
Coy L. May, Towson University
(113557178)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Cayley maps and Petrie duals.
Robert Jajcay*, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
(1135052508)

9:30 a.m.
Jacobians of circulant graphs.
Alexander Mednykh*, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
(113505762)

10:00 a.m.
Amply upper embeddable graphs.
Roman Nedela, Mathematical institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Martin Skoviera*, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
(1135052721)

10:30 a.m.
Complete regular dessins and skewmorphisms of cyclic groups.
Roman Nedela*, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech republic
(113505764)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Trends in Mathematical and Computational Biology
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University
Carrie Eaton, Unity College
Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College robeva@sbc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Emergent dynamics from neural network connectivity.
Katie Morrison*, University of Northern Colorado
(1135AA1677)

8:30 a.m.
A discrete multiscale modeling perspective to the innate immune response to ischemic injury.
Elena S. Dimitrova*, Clemson University
Reinhard Laubenbacher, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Linda H. Shapiro, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
(1135AA1729)

9:00 a.m.
Limb Coordination in Crustacean Swimming: Neural Mechanisms and Mechanical Implications.
Tim Lewis*, University of California Davis
(1135AA2014)

9:30 a.m.
Cryptochromes link circadian clocks with metabolism and cancer.
Katja A Lamia*, The Scripps Research Institute
(1135AA2382)

10:00 a.m.
Using a Mathematical Model with Individual Patient Data to Quantify Differences Between Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers.
Richard Schugart*, Western Kentucky University
(1135AA2538)

10:30 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for the Cholinesterase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.
Richard Leonard, Mississippi State University
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Mississippi State University
Seth Oppenheimer, Mississippi State University
(1135AA2885)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Arts and Mathematics: The Interface, I
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

8:00 a.m.
Creating Hyperbolic Wallpapers and Animations.
Emily Gullerud*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
James S. Walker, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1135F11335)

8:20 a.m.
Automating String Art through the use of 3D Printers.
Donald J Plante*, University of New Hampshire
(1135F11710)

8:40 a.m.
NEW TIME AND DAY: Rock Me Fibonacci: Using Recurrence Relations to Count Rock Drum Fill Patterns.
Joshua Brandon Holden*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1135F12611)

9:00 a.m.
Examples of connections to mathematics through the lens of art.
Zdenka Guadarrama*, Rockhurst University
(1135F12805)

9:20 a.m.
Mandelboxen: mathematical extensions to the artistic toolkit for 2D and 3D Mandelbox fractals.
Gregg Helt*, Genomancer
(1135F13199)

9:40 a.m.
Fibonacci Wallpaper Spirals: Painting and Animation.
Frank A. Farris*, Santa Clara University
(1135F12157)

10:00 a.m.
Noneuclidean virtual reality.
Vi Hart, eleVR
Andrea Hawksley, eleVR
Elisabetta Matsumoto, Georgia Institute of Technology
Henry Segerman*, Oklahoma State University
(1135F1880)

10:20 a.m.
3D printed tours.
Robert Bosch*, Oberlin College
(1135F11732)

10:40 a.m.
3D Hyperbolic Tilings and Horosphere Cross Sections.
Vladimir Bulatov*, Shapeways
(1135F11363)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Imaging and Inverse Problems
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Homogenization of the Transmission Eigenvalue Problem for a Periodic Media.
Isaac Harris*, Texas A&M University
Fioralba Cakoni, Rutgers University
Houssem Haddar, Ecole polytechnique
(1135351315)

8:15 a.m.
Parameter Determination for Tikhonov Regularization Problems in General Form.
Yonggi Park*, Department of Mathematical Science/Kent State University
Lothar Reichel, Department of Mathematical Science/Kent State University
G Rodriguez, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica/Universita` di Cagliari,
X Yu, Department of Mathematical Science/Kent State University
(113568881)

8:30 a.m.
Field Control Through Manipulation of Surface Sources.
Daniel Onofrei*, University of Houston
Eric Platt, University of Houston
(1135352178)

8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dipole approximation for shape magnetic forming.
Jaemin Shin*, Hanbat National University, South Korea
(1135781838)

9:00 a.m.
A Regularized TwoDimensional Sampling Algorithm.
Weidong Chen*, Minnesota State University, Mankato
(113565910)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Medical Images Atlas by averaging Diffeomorphisms through Mesh Generation.
Zicong Zhou*, University of Texas at Arlington
Guojun Liao, University of Texas at Arlington
(113565180)

9:30 a.m.
Sparse conductivity reconstructions from electrical impedance tomography data using complex geometrical optics solutions and prior structural information.
Michael Capps*, Colorado State University
(1135352672)

9:45 a.m.
Randomization for Efficient Reduced Order Models.
Selin Sariaydin*, Virginia Tech
Eric de Sturler, Virginia Tech
Serkan Gugercin, Virginia Tech
Misha Kilmer, Tufts University
(1135652049)

10:00 a.m.
Three dimensional surface reconstruction from a single portrait based on supervised learning and optimization in Sobolev norm.
Yesom Park*, Ewha Womans University
Yoonkeong Lee, Ewha Womans University
Chohee Park, Ewha Womans University
Seunghui Park, Ewha Womans University
Chohong Min, Ewha Womans University
(113568826)

10:15 a.m.
Filtering and Positivity Incorporation.
Youssef Qranfal*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1135901322)

10:30 a.m.
Use of a novel radiative transport solver to recover optical properties of layered media from Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging data.
Sean Horan*, University of California, Irvine
Adam Gardner, University of California, Irvine
Rolf Saager, University of California, Irvine
Anthony Durkin, University of California, Irvine
Vasan Venugopalan, University of California, Irvine
(1135783001)

10:45 a.m.
Recovering a source function in a parabolic equation.
Sedar Ngoma*, State University of New York at Geneseo
(1135352397)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Algebra, I
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

8:00 a.m.
Universal Groebner Bases of Circulant Polynomial Systems.
Ryan Shifler*, Salisbury University
(1135VL895)

8:15 a.m.
Markov number ordering conjectures.
Michelle Rabideau*, University of Connecticut
Ralf Schiffler, University of Connecticut
(1135VL1109)

8:30 a.m.
Hardness Results for the Subpower Membership Problem.
Jeff Shriner*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1135VL1518)

8:45 a.m.
How do you fix an oval track puzzle?
David A Nash*, Le Moyne College
Sara Randall, Le Moyne College
(1135VL1903)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Intersection Pairing and Determinant Line Bundle.
Yordanka Aleksandrova Kovacheva*, The University of Chicago
(1135VL1978)

9:15 a.m.
The Position Vector of a Numerical Semigroup.
Lance Bryant, Shippensburg University
James Hamblin*, Shippensburg University
(1135VL1988)

9:30 a.m.
Error Correcting Codes within a Frobenius Ambient.
Erik Hietaaho*, Ohio University
(1135VL2135)

9:45 a.m.
The Index of a Family of Complete Intersection Numerical Semigroup Rings.
Bernadette Boyle*, Sacred Heart University
(1135VL2162)

10:00 a.m.
A multilinear toolkit for isomorphism.
Joshua Maglione*, Kent State University
(1135VL2242)

10:15 a.m.
Demazure Crystals of the Quantum Affine Lie Algebra $U_q(A_{n1}^{(1)})$.
Maggie Rahmoeller*, Roanoke College
(1135VL2258)

10:30 a.m.
Computing the minimal Euclidean function over $\mathbb{Z}[i]$.
R. Scott Williams*, University of Central Oklahoma
Erin Williams, University of Central Oklahoma
(1135VL2737)

10:45 a.m.
Module Theory With Group Von Neumann Algebras.
Wade Mattox*, Salem College
(1135VL2880)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Assessment
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.
Predictive Analytics and Intangibles: Using data to improve student success and retention rates in core mathematics courses.
Alison Reddy*, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
(1135VA632)

8:15 a.m.
Departmental assessment at a small liberal arts college.
Douglas A Riley*, BirminghamSouthern College
Bernadette Mullins, BirminghamSouthern College
(1135VA1348)

8:30 a.m.
Using Metacognitive Reading/Writing Assignments in a General Education Mathematics Course.
Adam Giambrone*, University of Connecticut
(1135VA1721)

8:45 a.m.
Evaluating Assessments for Learning in the Mathematics Classroom: An Item Response Theory Primer for Mathematics Educators.
Allen G Harbaugh, Boston University
Andrew S Richman*, Boston University
Suzanne Chapin, Boston University
(1135VA1793)

9:00 a.m.
Ordinal Regression to Analyze Postgraduate Students' Attitudes toward the Application of Statistical Procedures in the Western Cape Institutions.
Germaine Kamleu Ndouma*, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Lorna Holtman, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Bingwen Yan, Cape Peninsula university of Technology
(1135VA2343)

9:15 a.m.
Ximera: Measuring the effectiveness of an opensource interactive textbook.
Jim Fowler, The Ohio State University
Bart Snapp*, The Ohio State University
(1135VA2452)

9:30 a.m.
Formative assessment as a mechanism to improve calculus persistence through increased STEM major utility perception.
Heather Z Brooks, University of Utah
Anna Romanov*, University of Utah
(1135VA2520)

9:45 a.m.
Using specifications grading in a fiveweek summer calculus I course.
Erin E. M. Rizzie*, University of Connecticut
(1135VA2685)

10:00 a.m.
Assessment of An OnGoing FlipIBL Study: Comparison of Traditional and F/IBL (Flipped and InquiryBased Learning) for College Algebra Classrooms.
Perry Y.C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Padraig M. McLoughlin, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1135VA2896)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, I
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Bounds on the Number of Connected Components of the Sigma Divisor Function.
Nina V Zubrilina*, Stanford University
(1135112077)

8:15 a.m.
Comparing anticyclotomic Selmer groups of positive coranks for congruent modular forms.
Jeffrey Hatley*, Union College
Antonio Lei, Laval University
(113511734)

8:30 a.m.
Rational points on solvable curves over $\mathbb{Q}$ via nonabelian Chabauty.
Jordan S. Ellenberg, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison
Daniel Rayor Hast*, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison
(1135111112)

8:45 a.m.
LocaltoGlobal Principles for Galois Covers of Curves in Characteristic $p$.
Renee Bell*, MIT
(1135112285)

9:00 a.m.
Supercharacters and Mixed Moments of Kloosterman Sums.
Ángel Chávez, Pomona College
George Todd*, Union College
(1135112863)

9:15 a.m.
Generalizing the GanGrossPrasad Conjecture to a Similitude Group
Melissa Emory*, University of Missouri
(1135113131)

9:30 a.m.
NEW DAY & TIME: Hypergeometric Properties of Genus 3 Generalized Legendre Curves.
Heidi Goodson*, Haverford College
(1135111213)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Constructing irreducible polynomials over finite field.
Tyler Melton*, Armstrong State University
Rosina Campbell, Armstrong State University
Duc Van Huynh, Armstrong State University
(1135112498)

9:45 a.m.
An effective Chebotarev density theorem for families of fields, with applications to class groups.
Lillian B. Pierce, Duke University and Institute for Advanced Study
Caroline L. TurnageButterbaugh*, Duke University
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of WisconsinMadison and American Institute of Mathematics
(1135111848)

10:00 a.m.
On Klingen Eisenstein Series.
Alok B Shukla*, University of Oklahoma
(1135111170)

10:15 a.m.
Another look at Zagier's formula for multiple zeta values involving 2's and 3's.
Cezar Lupu*, University of Pittsburgh
(1135112828)

10:30 a.m.
Iterates of Schemmel Totient Functions.
Colin Defant*, Princeton University
(113511711)

10:45 a.m.
Congruences of Power Sums.
Nicholas J. Newsome, University of California, Riverside
Maria S. Nogin, California State University, Fresno
Adnan H. Sabuwala*, California State University, Fresno
(1135112130)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, I
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tom Banchoff, Brown University
Curt Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University
Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Edwin Herman, University of WisconsinStevens Point
Lew Ludwig, Denison University

8:00 a.m.
Computers and Constructivist Learning Environments:Pedagogy and Achievement in CollegeLevel Mathematics.
Rachel M Bates*, Redlands Community College
(1135B5315)

8:20 a.m.
Supporting Teaching Assistants Facilitating Instruction in a Blended Synchronous Learning Environment.
Greg Mayer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Asad Abbas, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1135B52741)

8:40 a.m.
Understanding How TwoYear College Math Faculty Perceptions of Cooperative Learning Influence Its Use in Math Courses.
Adam J. Castillo*, Florida International University
(1135B51821)

9:00 a.m.
Does collaboration help create change in college teachers?
Kirthi Premadasa*, University of Wisconsin Baraboo/Sauk County
Geetha Samaranayake, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Rajee Amarasinghe, California State UniversityFresno
Khyam Paneru, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1135B51392)

9:20 a.m.
Increasing Growth Mindset in Business Calculus Students.
Jenny G Fuselier, High Point University
Laurie Zack*, High Point University
(1135B51473)

9:40 a.m.
How is growth mindset and metacognitive self awareness linked in developmental math students?
Yevgeniya Rivers*, University of New Haven
(1135B592)

10:00 a.m.
Grit and Diligence as Predictors of Success in Mathematics Courses.
Ben Hartlage, United States Air Force Academy
David Higginbotham, United States Air Force Academy
Ian Pierce*, United States Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck, United States Air Force Academy
(1135B52830)

10:20 a.m.
Analyzing the Impact of Masterybased Testing in Mathematics Courses.
Lauren Klamerus*, Lewis University
Christina Carlson, Lewis University
Amanda Harsy, Lewis University
(1135B5888)

10:40 a.m.
Teaching Writing in Mathematics: What does it mean to communicate as a mathematician?
Susan Ruff*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lisa Emerson, Massey University, New Zealand
(1135B52675)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Data Science in the Mathematics Curriculum
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Suzanne Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute sweekes@wpi.edu
Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation rbuckmir@nsf.gov

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
How do we use assessment? What do we learn from it and how does it help us make related changes?
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Beste Gucler, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth bgucler@umassd.edu
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Panelists:
Marilyn Carlson, Arizona State University
Pablo MeijaRamos, Rutgers University
Sandra Laursen, University of Colorado Boulder
William Martin, North Dakota State University

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Algebraic Topology
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Algebraic Models of Homotopy nTypes.
Ivan Dungan*, United States Military Academy, West Point
Ettore Aldrovandi, Florida State University
(113555400)

8:30 a.m.
Complexity of virtual multistrings.
David Freund*, Dartmouth College
(113557104)

8:45 a.m.
Roots of unity in $K(n)$local stable homotopy theory.
Sanath Devalapurkar*, MIT
(113555167)

9:00 a.m.
Equivariant formality of homogeneous spaces.
ChiKwong Fok*, The University of Adelaide
Jeffrey D Carlson, The University of Toronto
(1135552518)

9:15 a.m.
Cohomology algebras of configuration spaces: preliminary report.
Ayah Almousa, Cornell University
Derek Francour, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Megan Maguire*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(1135552210)

9:30 a.m.
Decorated Heegaard Diagrams and Combinatorial Heegaard Floer homology.
Carl C Hammarsten*, Lafayette College
(1135572774)

9:45 a.m.
An Invariant of Mapping Tori from Moduli of Stable Pairs.
Andrew Lee*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Timothy Perutz, University of Texas at Austin
(1135531049)

10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Hodgetype decomposition of holomorphic Poisson cohomology on nilmanifolds.
John A Simanyi*, UC Riverside
(1135532800)

10:15 a.m.
Persistence and stability for the quiver $\mathbb{A}_n$.
Killian F. Meehan*, University of Missouri
David C. Meyer, University of Missouri
(1135552505)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized persistence modules and taking limits.
Killian Meehan, University of Missouri
David C Meyer*, University of Missouri
(1135551754)

10:45 a.m.
Using Topology to Study the Brain: An Analysis of fMRI data using TDA.
Maria Gommel*, University of Iowa
(1135552595)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, I
Room 28E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

8:15 a.m.
HighOrder Adaptive Extended Finite Element Method (AESFEM) and Direct Treatment of Neumann Boundary Conditions on Curved Boundaries.
Rebecca Conley*, Saint Peter's University
Tristan J. Delaney, San Jose, CA
Xiangmin Jiao, Stony Brook University
(1135VN417)

8:30 a.m.
Stable ADI Scheme with SuperGaussian Dielectric Distribution and Minimal Molecular Surface.
Tania Hazra*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Shan Zhao, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
(1135VN444)

8:45 a.m.
Third Derivative Block Multistep Algorithm for solving the Second Order Nonlinear LaneEmden Type Equations.
Olusheye A Akinfenwa*, University of Lagos, Akoka , Lagos
Ridwanulai I Abdulganiy, University of Lagos, Akoka , Lagos
Adebola S. Okunuga, University of Lagos, Akoka , Lagos
(1135VN524)

9:00 a.m.
Rational Approximation of the MittagLeffler Functions with Real Distinct Poles.
Olaniyi S. Iyiola*, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN
Emmanuel O. AsanteAsamani, Hunter College of the City University of New York
Bruce Wade, University of WisconsinMilwaukee, WI
(1135VN596)

9:15 a.m.
A numerical method for conical Radon transform with the vertices on a helix.
Kiwoon Kwon*, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea
Sungwhan Moon, Kyungbook University, Daegu, Korea
(1135VN655)

9:30 a.m.
Inference of transition rates in a birthdeath chain from conditional extinction times.
Yingxiang Zhou*, University of Delaware
PakWing Fok, University of Delaware
(1135VN719)

9:45 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
Intrusion Detection Algorithm Based On Discrete Wavelet Transform and Support Vector Machines.
Kevin L. Li*, Western Connecticut State University
Xiaodi Wang, .Department of Math, Western Connecticut State University
(1135VN940)

10:15 a.m.
Quantum circuits for arithmetic operations over binary field.
Samundra Regmi*, Cameron University
Parshuram Budhathoki, Cameron University
(1135VN982)

10:30 a.m.
Longwave asymptotic model for deformation and breakup of a fluid thread.
Muhammad Hameed*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(1135VN983)

10:45 a.m.
New double Wronskian solutions for a generalized (2+1)dimensional Boussinesq system with variable coefficients.
Alrazi M Abdeljabbar*, Khalifa University The Petroleum Institute
(1135VN1160)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Research by Postdocs of the Alliance for Diversity in Mathematics, I
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Aloysius Helminck, University of Hawaii  Manoa
Michael Young, Iowa State University myoung@iastate.edu

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Difference, Dynamic, and Integral Equations
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

9:00 a.m.
Nonsmooth invariant manifolds in a conceptual climate model.
James Walsh*, Oberlin College
(113539388)

9:15 a.m.
Constructing Nonstandard Finite Difference (NSFD) Schemes for Dynamical Systems.
Oluwaseye Adekanye*, Howard University
Talitha Washington, Howard University
(1135392438)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling releases of sterile mosquitoes with BevertonHolt survival functions.
Yang Li*, Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1135391616)

9:45 a.m.
Asymptotically periodic solutions of a $q$integral equation.
Jeffrey T. Neugebauer*, Eastern Kentucky University
Muhammad N. Islam, University of Dayton
(113539285)

10:00 a.m.
A PeriodFour Solution with PeriodTwo Parameters Applied to a Rational Difference Equation.
Carol B Overdeep*, Saint Martin's University
Sally Fletcher, Saint Martin's University
(113539459)

10:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Asymptotically stable and $L^1$ Solutions of Caputo Fractional Differential Equations.
Muhammad Islam*, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
(113545360)

10:30 a.m.
On square integrable solutions and principal solutions for second order SturmLiouville dynamic equations.
Petr Zemánek*, Masaryk University
(113534523)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum  Ideas and Innovations in Teaching, I
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Caughman, Portland State University
Art Duval, University of Texas El Paso elise314@gmail.com
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John David, Virginia Military Institute
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster rpasteur@wooster.edu

9:00 a.m.
New Theorems to Predict Winning Percentages and Compare Parity in the MLB, NBA, and NFL.
Stanley Rothman*, Quinnipiac University
(1135B188)

9:20 a.m.
What is a walk a week worth?
Robert Franzosa*, University of Maine
(1135B12402)

9:40 a.m.
On Bonobos and Baseball: an Application of David's Score.
Thomas W Polaski*, Winthrop University
(1135B12718)

10:00 a.m.
Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Golf and Softball Teams Using Linear Algebra.
Marissa Koronkiewicz*, Lewis University
Carley Maupin, Lewis University
Amanda Harsy, Lewis University
(1135B12963)

10:20 a.m.
Modeling and simulation of a bicycle race.
J. Christopher Tweddle*, Governors State University
(1135B12306)

10:40 a.m.
What can a jump tell us about a pitcher?
John Mayberry*, The University of the Pacific
(1135B1409)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAASIAMAMS HrabowskiGatesTapiaMcBay Session: Lecture
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University rcortez@tulane.edu

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Directors of Undergraduate Studies
Rancho Santa Fe Rm 2, Lobby Level, North Twr, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Creating Interdisciplinary Activities for Mathematical Sciences Classrooms
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Eugene Fiorini, Muhlenberg College eugenefiorini@muhlenberg.edu
Linda McGuire, Muhlenberg College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
Mathematicians' Work in Creating Open Education Resources for K12
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
William McCallum, University of Arizona william.mccallum@gmail.com
Panelists:
Scott Baldridge, Louisiana State University
Hugo Rossi, University of Utah
Kristin Umland, Illustrative Mathematics

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
What Every Student Should Know about the JMM
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Violeta Vasilevska, Utah Valley University violeta.vasilevska@uvu.edu
Peri Shereen, California State University Monterey Bay
Panelists:
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Frank Morgan, Williams College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Project NExT Panel
Creating Meaningful Classroom Activities to Deepen Student Learning
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Rene Ardila, Grand Valley State University
Emi Kennedy, Hollins University
Erica Shannon, Pierce College
Shawnda Smith, California State University Bakersfield
Panelists:
Dana Ernst, Northern Arizona University
Jessica Libertini, Virginia Military Institute
Ji Son, California State University Los Angeles

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 9:50 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAASIAMAMS HrabowskiGatesTapiaMcBay Panel
Access to Quality Mathematics by All.
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University
Panelists:
James A. M. Álvarez, University of Texas at Arlington
Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation
Talithia Williams, Harvey Mudd College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Curricular Strategies for Increasing Mathematics Majors
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stuart Boersma Boersma, Central Washington University
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
The NavierStokes, Euler and related equations.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Edriss S. Titi*, Texas A&M University; and The Weizmann Institute of Science
(1135353239)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 10:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Algebra, II
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 10:15 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Outreach, I
Room 28D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Topological Modeling of Complex Data.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Gunnar Carlsson*, Stanford University
(11350033)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 12:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Come to the Grand Opening at 12:15 p.m.!
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Alternate Minimization and Scaling algorithms: theory, applications and connections across mathematics and computer science.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Avi Wigderson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(1135683224)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Committee on Meetings and Conferences Panel Discussion
Collaborative Research Communities in Mathematics
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Panelists:
Sam Ballas, Florida State University
Ruth Charney, Brandeis University
Brian Conrey, American Institute of Mathematics
Satayan Devados, University of San Diego
Moderators:
NEW: Irina Mitrea, Temple University

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Quintessential quandle queries.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Alissa Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
(1135A0108)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on A Showcase of Number Theory at Liberal Arts Colleges, I
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Adriana Salerno, Bates College
Lola Thompson, Oberlin College lola.thompson@oberlin.edu

2:15 p.m.
The supnorm problem for $\mathrm{GL}(2)$ over number fields.
Djordje Milićević*, Bryn Mawr College
Valentin Blomer, GeorgAugustUniversität Göttingen
Gergely Harcos, MTA Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics and Central European University
Péter Maga, MTA Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics
(1135111147)

2:45 p.m.
Quantum modular forms and quantum Jacobi forms.
Amanda Folsom*, Amherst College
(113511745)

3:15 p.m.
Arithmetic Properties of Jacobians of Curves Defined by the Generalized Laguerre Polynomials.
John Cullinan*, Bard College
(113511680)

3:45 p.m.
Primitive root biases for prime pairs.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(113511289)

4:15 p.m.
Lattice point visibility on generalized lines of sight.
Edray H. Goins, Purdue University
Pamela E. Harris*, Williams College
Bethany Kubik, University of Minnesota Duluth
Aba Mbirika, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(113511309)

4:45 p.m.
Bisected theta series, least $r$gaps in partitions, and polygonal numbers.
Cristina M Ballantine*, College of the Holy Cross
Mircea Merca, Academy of Romanian Scientists
(1135111735)

5:15 p.m.
Perfect powers in orbits of rational functions over number fields.
Rafe Jones*, Carleton College
Jordan Cahn, Carleton College
Jacob Spear, Carleton College
(1135112523)

5:45 p.m.
Sierpiński and Riesel numbers: computations and coverings.
Carrie E. FinchSmith*, Washington and Lee University
(1135112288)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic, Analytic, and Geometric Aspects of Integrable Systems, Painlevé Equations, and Random Matrices, I
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Vladimir Dragovic, University of Texas at Dallas
Anton Dzhamay, University of Northern Colorado adzham@unco.edu
Sevak Mkrtchyan, University of Rochester

2:15 p.m.
A Robust Inverse Scattering Transform for the Focusing Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation.
Deniz Bilman, University of Michigan
Peter D. Miller*, University of Michigan
(1135352583)

2:45 p.m.
Nearly singular Jacobi matrices and applications to the finite Toda lattice.
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
Robert Jenkins, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Kyle Pounder*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(1135341620)

3:15 p.m.
Asymptotics of gap probabilities via RiemannHilbert approach.
Manuela Girotti*, Colorado State University
(113560494)

3:45 p.m.
Nonintersecting Brownian bridges on the unit circle with drift.
Robert Buckingham*, University of Cincinnati
(1135601786)

4:15 p.m.
Pfaffian Sign Theorem for the Dimer Model on a Triangular Lattice.
Pavel Bleher, IUPUI
Brad Elwood, IUPUI
Dražen Petrović*, IUPUI
(1135822267)

4:45 p.m.
A Moment Method for Invariant Ensembles.
Jonathan Novak*, UC San Diego
(113560437)

5:15 p.m.
NEW! Discussion

5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The scaling function constant problem in the twodimensional Ising model.
Thomas Joachim Bothner*, University of Michigan
(1135821196)

5:45 p.m.
Turning point processes in plane partitions with periodic weights of arbitrary period.
Sevak Mkrtchyan*, University of Rochester
(1135601406)

6:15 p.m.
Bifurcations of Liouville Tori for GoryachevChaplygin system Vs. Poincare system.
Fariba Khoshnasib*, UWEau Claire/ UTDallas
(1135703084)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tarek M. Elgindi, University of California, San Diego tme2@princeton.edu
Edriss S. Titi, Texas A&M University and Weizmann Institute of Science

2:15 p.m.
Stability of Kolmogorov flows.
Slim Ibrahim*, University of Victoria
Yasunori Maekawa, University of Kyoto
Nader Masmoudi, Courant Institute, NY University
(1135353153)

2:45 p.m.
On flocking and global wellposedness of singular models of self organized dynamics.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(113535502)

3:15 p.m.
Finitetime singularity formation for the Boussinesq system.
Tarek M. Elgindi, UCSD
InJee Jeong*, Princeton University
(113535571)

3:45 p.m.
Stability and regularity results for the 2D Boussinesq equations with partial dissipation.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(113535938)

4:15 p.m.
Local regularity for the modified SQG patch equation.
Alexander Kiselev, Duke University
Yao Yao, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrej Zlatos*, UC San Diego
(1135352550)

4:45 p.m.
Vorticity Gradient Growth for the Axisymmetric 3D Euler Equations Without Swirl.
Tam Do*, University of Southern California
(1135352116)

5:15 p.m.
Techniques of 2D fluids applied to the aggregation equation.
Hantaek Bae, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University
GungMin Gie, University of Louisville
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
(1135351726)

5:45 p.m.
An ensemble data assimilation algorithm via feedbackcontrol.
Cecilia F Mondaini*, Texas A&M University
Animikh Biswas, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Edriss S. Titi, Texas A&M University, US, AND Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
(1135352638)

6:15 p.m.
Global regularity for Burgers equation with densitydependent fractional dissipation.
Changhui Tan*, Rice University
(1135352874)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Applied and Computational Combinatorics, II
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Torin Greenwood, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Pantone, Dartmouth College jaypantone@dartmouth.edu

2:15 p.m.
Using SymbolCrunching to find ALL Sucker's Bets (with given deck sizes).
Shalosh B. Ekhad, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Doron Zeilberger*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(113505712)

2:45 p.m.
Using Experimental Data to Deconvolve Structural Signals.
Torin Greenwood*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1135051789)

3:15 p.m.
Analyzing Boltzmann samplers for BoseEinstein condensates with Dirichlet generating functions.
Megan Bernstein, Georgia Institute of Technology
Matthew Fahrbach*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology
(113505714)

3:45 p.m.
A Generative Graph Model for Electrical Infrastructure Networks.
Sinan G Aksoy*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Eduardo CotillaSanchez, Oregon State University
Mahantesh Halappanavar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Emilie Purvine, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1135052124)

4:15 p.m.
Distinguishing phylogenetic networks.
Elizabeth Gross*, San Jose State University
Colby Long, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
(113592950)

4:45 p.m.
Meanders and RNA Folding.
Christine E. Heitsch*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(113505860)

5:15 p.m.
Analytic Combinatorics in Several Variables: Applications and Effective Methods.
Stephen Melczer*, University of Pennsylvania
(113505849)

5:45 p.m.
Radon and Tverberg theorem with concrete coordinates.
J De Loera*, University of California, Davis
Thomas Hogan, University of California, Davis
Frederic Meunier, CERMICS, Ecole des Ponts et Chausses, Paris
Nabil Mustafa, Universite ParisEst Marne la Vallee
(113552870)

6:15 p.m.
The Ballots are Missing, Who Won the Election? Inferring Rankings from First Order Marginals.
Sarah Wolff*, Denison University
(1135051861)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra and Polytopes, I
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert Davis, Michigan State University davisr@math.msu.edu
Liam Solus, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2:15 p.m.
The toric ring of a twoborel ideal is Koszul.
Michael DiPasquale*, Oklahoma State University
(11351360)

2:45 p.m.
Graph Realization for Atomic Simplexes.
Jackson Autry, San Diego State University
Christopher O'Neill, UC Davis
Vadim Ponomarenko*, San Diego State University
Samuel Yih, Pomona College
(113505636)

3:15 p.m.
Number Sequences of Truncated Simplices.
Michael G Augspurger, Grove City College
Rachel E Falk, Grove City College
Joseph E Swanson*, Grove City College
Michael A Jackson, Grove City College
(1135403098)

3:45 p.m.
Classifications of lattice polytopes.
Gabriele Balletti*, Stockholm University
(1135521552)

4:15 p.m.
Laplacian Simplices.
Marie Meyer*, University of Kentucky
Benjamin Braun, University of Kentucky
(1135051957)

4:45 p.m.
Level algebras and lecture hall polytopes.
Florian Kohl, Freie Universitaet Berlin
McCabe Olsen*, University of Kentucky
(1135051738)

5:15 p.m.
Normal Gorenstein Fano polytopes arising from perfect graphs.
Akiyoshi Tsuchiya*, Osaka University
(113505657)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry, I
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Vincent B. Bonini, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo vbonini@calpoly.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara

2:15 p.m.
The first eigenvalue of the $p$Laplacian with integral curvature condition.
Shoo Seto*, UC Santa Barbara
(113553906)

2:45 p.m.
Existence of metrics maximizing the first eigenvalue on closed surfaces.
Anna M Siffert*, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Henrik Matthiesen, MPIM Bonn
(113553994)

3:15 p.m.
The Moduli Space of Flat Connections over Higher Dimensional Manifolds.
Casey Blacker*, UC Santa Barbara
(1135532515)

3:45 p.m.
Nonnegative curvature and torus actions.
Christine Escher*, Oregon State University
Catherine Searle, Wichita State University
(113553521)

4:15 p.m.
Modified Mean Curvature Flow in Hyperbolic Space.
Patrick Allmann*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Longzhi Lin, University of California, Santa Cruz
Jingyong Zhu, University of Science and Technology of China
(1135532266)

4:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A conformally invariant gap theorem in YangMills theory.
Casey Lynn Kelleher*, Princeton University
Jeffrey D Streets, University of California, Irvine
Matthew J Gursky, University of Notre Dame
(1135582756)

5:15 p.m.
On the size of compact Riemannian manifolds with nonnegative Ricci curvature and convex boundary.
Xiaodong Wang*, Michigan State University
(1135531212)

5:45 p.m.
Rigidity of the Ambient Obstruction Flow.
Christopher Lopez*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1135532845)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systemsto Celebrate the Work of Jane Hawkins, I
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

2:15 p.m.
Modeling Virus Dynamics with Stochastic Cellular Automata.
Emily G. Burkhead*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jane M. Hawkins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1135372319)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A family of infinite local complexity tiling flows with countable Lebesgue spectrum.
Natalie Priebe Frank, Department of Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
E Arthur Robinson, Jr.*, Deptartment of Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052
(1135371483)

3:15 p.m.
Elliptic functions and Herman rings.
Mónica Moreno Rocha*, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas
(1135371905)

3:45 p.m.
The Dynamics of Two Circle Inversions.
Daniel M Look*, St. Lawrence University
(113537698)

4:15 p.m.
Seeing Repelling Dynamics.
Daniel Cuzzocreo, Northwestern University
Joanna Furno*, University of Houston
Kenneth Jacobs, Northwestern University
Scott Kaschner, Butler University
(1135372799)

4:45 p.m.
Computational adventures in complex dynamics.
Mark C McClure*, UNC  Asheville
(1135371142)

5:15 p.m.
An exploration of Mandelbrot sets in unexpected places.
Joshua J Clemons*, Virginia Tech
(1135372945)

5:45 p.m.
Odometer actions of more general groups.
Ayse A Sahin*, Wright State University
Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University
(1135372981)

6:15 p.m.
Speedups of $\mathbb{Z}^d$odometers.
David M McClendon*, Ferris State University
Aimee S.A. Johnson, Swarthmore College
(1135371017)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, and Related Fields, II
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Albert Cohen, Michigan State University
Nguyet Nguyen, Youngstown State University ntnguyen01@ysu.edu
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University
Thomas Wakefield, Youngstown State University

2:15 p.m.
Mathematics of Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science: A Biased Viewpoint.
Robert R Reitano*, Brandeis International Business School
(1135911661)

3:15 p.m.
BarndorffNielsen and Shephard model oil commodity hedging with variance swap and option.
Indranil SenGupta*, North Dakota State University
William Wilson, North Dakota State University
William Nganje, North Dakota State University
(11356036)

3:45 p.m.
Testing Option Pricing Models with Memory.
Flavia Sancier*, Antioch College
(1135602496)

4:15 p.m.
A Monte Carlo scheme for a singular control problem.
Arash Fahim*, Florida State University, Department of Mathematics
WanYu Tsai, Florida State University, Department of Mathematics
(113560492)

4:45 p.m.
Pricing with Markov Chain Monte Carlo and a Coupled AdditiveMultiplicative Stochastic Model.
Ibukun O Amusan*, Kentucky State University
(1135601810)

5:15 p.m.
First hitting time of integral diffusions and applications.
Duy Nguyen*, Marist College
(113560518)

5:45 p.m.
Application of Stochastic Maximum Principle RiskSensitive Regime Switching in Asset Management.
Isabelle KemajouBrown*, Morgan State University
Olivier MenoukeuPamen, Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Liverpool
Zhongyang Sun, School of Mathematical Sciences
(1135492334)

6:15 p.m.
Sensitivity analysis of the utility maximization problem with respect to model perturbations.
Oleksii Mostovyi*, University of Connecticut
Mihai Sirbu, University of Texas at Austin
(113560216)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Geometric Flows, II
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona glickenstein@math.arizona.edu
Brett Kotschwar, Arizona State University

2:15 p.m.
Maximal symmetry in solvmanifolds.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(1135532731)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Progress in symplectic curvature flow.
Casey Lynn Kelleher*, Princeton University
(1135582747)

3:15 p.m.
Scaling and Entropy for the RG2 flow.
Christine Guenther*, Pacific University
(1135582651)

3:45 p.m.
Blowup Continuity for MeanConvex, TypeI Mean Curvature Flow.
Kevin Sonnanburg*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1135532282)

4:15 p.m.
On the equivalence between bounded entropy and noncollapsing for ancient solutions to the Ricci flow.
Yongjia Zhang*, University of California, San Diego
(1135531158)

4:45 p.m.
Ricci Flow on DoublyWarped Products.
Maxwell Stolarski*, University of Texas at Austin
(1135532197)

5:15 p.m.
NonKaehler Ricci Flows that Converge to KaehlerRicci Solitons.
James Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Dan Knopf, University of Texas
Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University
(113553905)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
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

2:15 p.m.
Where Did They Learn That? Mathematical Knowledge in 18th Century Portugal.
Maria Zack*, Point Loma Nazarene University
(113501944)

2:45 p.m.
Newton's Headache: the Motion of the Lunar Apse.
Lawrence D'Antonio*, Ramapo College
(113501458)

3:15 p.m.
A Guilty Euler Searches for Large Primes.
Dominic Klyve*, Central Washington University
(1135012848)

3:45 p.m.
D'Alembert and the Case for Limits.
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(1135011581)

4:15 p.m.
Euler and Mathematical Rigor.
Craig Fraser*, University of Toronto
(1135011880)

4:45 p.m.
A Decade in the Life of William Playfair.
David R Bellhouse*, University of Western Ontario
(113501512)

5:15 p.m.
The mathematical education of George Gabriel Stokes.
June BarrowGreen*, The Open University, U.K.
(1135011417)

5:45 p.m.
Thomas P. Kirkman  a life in mathematics.
Tony Crilly*, St. Albans, UK
(113501738)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Infectious Diseases, I
Room 29C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kazuo Yamazaki, University of Rochester kyamazak@ur.rochester.edu

2:15 p.m.
A theoretical approach to understanding population dynamics with seasonal developmental durations.
Yijun Lou*, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
XiaoQiang Zhao, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(113592394)

3:15 p.m.
NEW: Discussion

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On multispecies and cross diffusion.
Dung Le*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(113535432)

4:15 p.m.
An epidemic model with superspreading.
Fred Brauer*, University of British Columbia
(1135921603)

4:45 p.m.
Impact of Environmental Temperature on Dengue Epidemics: Mathematical Models.
Naveen K. Vaidya*, San Diego State University, California, USA
(1135921480)

5:15 p.m.
Mathematical modeling of PDGFdriven glioma reveals the infiltrating dynamics of immune cells into tumors.
Jianjun Paul Tian*, New Mexico State University
(1135352183)

5:45 p.m.
Modeling the role of superspreaders in infectious disease outbreaks.
Christina Joy Edholm*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1135921777)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modeling in Differential Equations  High School, TwoYear College, FourYear Institution, II
Room 29B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Corban Harwood, George Fox University
William Skerbitz, Wayzata High School
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE brianwinkel@simiode.org
Dina Yagodich, Frederick Community College

2:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion and Audience Participation: Experience with Engaging in Modeling in a Differential Equations Course.
Dina Yagodich*, Frederick Community College, Frederick MD
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE, Cornwall NY
Corban Harwood, George Fox University, Newberg OR
William Skerbitz, Wayzata High School, Plymouth MN
(113597608)

3:15 p.m.
Modeling challenges for a high school course on differential equations.
Ted Theodosopoulos*, The Nueva School
(1135343196)

3:45 p.m.
Qualitative Analysis of Differential Equations and the Zombie Apocalypse in a Mathematical Biology Course.
Christina M. Alvey*, Mount Saint Mary College
(113534931)

4:15 p.m.
Modeling in an Integrated Mathematics and Physics course.
Nathan Pennington*, Creighton University
(11359797)

4:45 p.m.
What outcomes might we anticipate from students engaging concurrently with modeling and differential equations content?
Jennifer Ann Czocher*, Texas State University
(1135971696)

5:15 p.m.
It's Time to Change our Traditional Differential Equations Course.
Patrice G Tiffany*, Manhattan College
Rosemary C Farley, Manhattan College
(113534735)

5:45 p.m.
Managing Project Logistics in Teaching Differential Equations.
Corban Harwood*, George Fox University
(113534151)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nilpotent and Solvable Geometry, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Jablonski, University of Oklahoma
Megan Kerr, Wellesley College mkerr@wellesley.edu
Tracy Payne, Idaho State University

2:15 p.m.
Geodesic orbit and naturally reductive nilmanifolds associated with graphs.
Yuri Nikolayevsky*, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
(1135531814)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Xray transform on nilpotent Lie groups.
Evangelia Samiou*, University of Cyprus
(1135531662)

3:15 p.m.
Metrics on 4dimensional unimodular Lie groups.
Scott Van Thuong*, Pittsburg State University
(11355351)

3:45 p.m.
Geodesics properties of twostep nilmanifolds constructed from graphs.
Rachelle C DeCoste, Wheaton College, MA
Lisa DeMeyer*, Central Michigan University
Meera Mainkar, Central Michigan University
(1135221010)

4:15 p.m.
Central conjugate locus of 2step nilpotent Lie groups.
Patrick B. Eberlein*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(113553520)

4:45 p.m.
Sectional curvature and Weitzenböck formulae.
Renato G. Bettiol*, University of Pennsylvania
(1135531862)

5:15 p.m.
Anosov diffeomorphisms on infranilmanifolds associated to graphs.
Meera Mainkar*, Central Michigan University
Jonas Dere, KU Leuven Kulak, Kortrijk, Belgium
(1135221103)

5:45 p.m.
Leftinvariant pseudoRiemannian metrics on some solvable Lie groups.
Hiroshi Tamaru*, Hiroshima University
(1135531084)

6:15 p.m.
On the Classification of Seven Dimensional solvable Lie Algebras With sixdimensional Niradical.
Firas Y Hindeleh*, Grand Valley State University
(113522298)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operators on Function Spaces in One and Several Variables, II
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Catherine Bénéteau, University of South Florida cbenetea@usf.edu
Matthew Fleeman, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University

2:15 p.m.
The Sarason Space $H^\infty + C$.
Sheldon Axler*, San Francisco State University
(11354659)

2:45 p.m.
What is an "inner function"?
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of South Florida
(113530439)

3:15 p.m.
Singularities of rational inner functions on the bidisk.
K Bickel, Bucknell University
J E Pascoe, Washington University in St Louis
A A Sola*, Stockholm University
(1135321421)

3:45 p.m.
The problem of existence of universal Taylor series.
Myrto Manolaki*, University of South Florida
(1135301155)

4:15 p.m.
The KhavinsonShapiro conjecture: a call to arms.
Erik Lundberg*, Florida Atlantic University
(1135311343)

4:45 p.m.
Bianalytic maps in "matrix" variables.
J. William Helton*, Math Dept. UC San Diego
(113546758)

5:15 p.m.
Multiplier algebra functional calculus.
Kelly A. Bickel, Bucknell University
Michael Hartz, Washington University
John E. McCarthy*, Washington University
(113547532)

5:45 p.m.
Pythagoras Lives!
William T Ross*, University of Richmond
(113546397)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Orthogonal Polynomials and Applications
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Abey LopezGarcia, University of South Alabama
XiangSheng Wang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette xswang@louisiana.edu

2:15 p.m.
Interpolatory Quadrature Rules and Orthogonal Polynomials of Varying Rational Weights.
Ulises Fidalgo*, Case Western Reserve University
(113565784)

2:45 p.m.
Asymoptotics of Orthogonal Polynomials Associated with a Generalized Freud Weight.
Roderick Wong*, City University of Hong Kong
Zhitao Wen, Taiyuan University of Technology of China
(1135331063)

3:15 p.m.
Asymptotics of PseudoJacobi Polynomials with Varying Parameters.
Zilong Song*, York University
R Wong, City University of Hong Kong
(1135331397)

3:45 p.m.
Doubly infinite Jacobi matrices revisited: resolvent and spectral measure.
Dan Dai*, Department of Mathematics, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Mourad E.H. Ismail, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
XiangSheng Wang, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70503, USA
(1135331843)

4:15 p.m.
Towards a turning point theory for $q$orthogonal polynomials.
Mourad E.H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816
ChunKong Law, National Sun Yatsen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 804, R.O.C
(113532519)

4:45 p.m.
Generalizations of generating functions for basic hypergeometric orthogonal polynomials.
Howard S Cohl*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Roberto S CostasSantos, Universidad de Alcala, Alcala, Spain
Philbert R. Hwang, University of Maryland
Tanay V. Wakhare, University of Maryland
(113533402)

5:15 p.m.
Geronimus Polynomials on the Unit Circle.
Brian Simanek*, Baylor University
(1135411268)

5:45 p.m.
Vector critical measures and the hermitian plus external source random matrix model.
Guilherme Silva*, University of Michigan
(113531475)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quaternions, I
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Terrence Blackman, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
Johannes Familton, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York jfamilton@bmcc.cuny.edu
Chris McCarthy, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

2:15 p.m.
Subalgebras of the Split Octonions.
Lida Bentz, Virginia Tech
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
(113517368)

2:45 p.m.
Quaternionic Spin.
Corinne A. Manogue*, Oregon State University (Physics)
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University
(113517367)

3:15 p.m.
A quaternionic unraveling of the doubletwist in threespace.
David Pengelley*, Oregon State University
Daniel Ramras, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
(113520422)

3:45 p.m.
Using quaternions to colour the cells of a tiling of $\mathbb{H}^3$.
Vi Hart, eleVR, HARC
Andrea Hawksley, eleVR, HARC
Elisabetta A Matsumoto, Georgia Institute of Technology
Henry Segerman*, Oklahoma State University
(11355742)

4:15 p.m.
Carcinogenesis: does indefinite metric of a splitquaternion give a clue?
Garri Davydyan*, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
(113553350)

4:45 p.m.
A Brief introduction to Clifford Algebras.
Johannes C. Familton*, Borough of Manhattan Community College
(113551590)

5:15 p.m.
Quaternions in Geometric Algebra and Physics.
David Hestenes*, Arizona State University
(113500139)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
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

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Structure and Representations of Hopf Algebras: a Session in Honor of Susan Montgomery, II
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
SiuHung Ng, Louisiana State University
Lance Small, University of California, San Diego
Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego htucker@usc.edu

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Teaching for Equity and Broader Participation in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Lisette de Pillis, Harvey Mudd College
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College dyong@hmc.edu
Talithia Williams, Harvey Mudd College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Data Analysis, I
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

2:15 p.m.
Persistence Images for Differentiating Class Based Network Structures.
Tegan H Emerson*, Naval Research Laboratory
(1135001362)

2:45 p.m.
Machine learnings on persistence diagrams and materials structural analysis.
Yasuaki Hiraoka*, Tohoku University
(113555678)

3:15 p.m.
Topology in the Furnace: Using the Mapper Algorithm as a Data Analysis Tool to Evaluate an Electric Arc Furnace Energy Model.
Leo Carlsson*, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Material Science.
Mattia De Colle, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Material Science.
Christoffer Schmidt, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Material Science.
Mikael VejdemoJohansson, CUNY College of Staten Island, Department of Mathematics.
Pär Jönsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Material Science.
(1135551820)

3:45 p.m.
Fibres of Failure: diagnosing predictive models using Mapper.
Leo Carlsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Mikael VejdemoJohansson*, CUNY College of Staten Island
(113554325)

4:15 p.m.
DataDriven Topological Methods for Reasoning about Motion.
Florian T Pokorny*, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
(1135681312)

4:45 p.m.
Topological and Geometric Methods in Robotic Manipulation and Path Planning.
Anastasiia Varava*, KTH The Royal Institute of Technology
(1135681328)

5:15 p.m.
Persistent homology and probabilistic models of the Gaussian primes.
Rae Helmreich*, Wheaton College, MA
Anchala Krishnan, University of Washington, Bothell
Nathan Schmitz, University of WisconsinStevens Point
John Meier, Lafayette College
(113555112)

5:45 p.m.
Maximal interesting paths in the Mapper.
Ananth Kalyanaraman, Washington State University
Methun Kamruzzaman, Washington State University
Bala Krishnamoorthy*, Washington State University
(1135551825)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Arts and Mathematics: The Interface, II
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

2:15 p.m.
Twocolor wallpaper groups in quartercircle quilting patterns.
Mary D Shepherd*, Northwest Missouri State University
(1135F12182)

2:35 p.m.
Quilt Designs Inspired by Ruler and Compass Constructions.
M. Carol Williams*, Texas Tech University
(1135F11289)

2:55 p.m.
Teaching Mathematics in a Fine Arts Museum.
Natasha Rozhkovskaya*, Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University
(1135F1477)

3:15 p.m.
Recursively Constructed Keyboards for NonStandard Musical Scales.
Jordan Schettler, San Jose State University
Kecia Sako*, San Jose State University
(1135F1846)

3:35 p.m.
Symmetric Substructures in Musical 12Tone Rows.
Anil Venkatesh*, Ferris State University
(1135F12025)

3:55 p.m.
Categories and Arts: Some cARTegory Theory of Music and Visual Arts.
Maria C Mannone*, University of Minnesota
(1135F12149)

4:15 p.m.
Using Music to Increase Understanding and Performance in Trigonometry.
Andrew Diener*, Christian Brothers University
Cathy Grilli, Christian Brothers University
(1135F12711)

4:35 p.m.
Problem solving and creativity.
Teresa L Downard*, Western Washington University
(1135F11990)

4:55 p.m.
An Exploratory Approach to Polyhedra Using the OpenAccess Software, Archimedean.
Alice E Petillo*, Marymount University
(1135F11526)

5:15 p.m.
Vanishing points in paintings: An algebra educational activity.
Rachel Schmitz*, Towson University
(1135F1483)

5:35 p.m.
Influence of Art on the Development of Projective Geometry.
Sandra FitalAkelbek*, Weber State Univeristy
(1135F17)

5:55 p.m.
Developing Mathematical Metaphors Through OpenEnded Art Projects.
Cindy Marie Blois*, University of Southern California
(1135F13066)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum  Ideas and Innovations in Teaching, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Caughman, Portland State University
Art Duval, University of Texas El Paso elise314@gmail.com
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University

2:15 p.m.
Puzzling Through Discrete Mathematics.
Edmund A Lamagna*, University of Rhode Island
(1135M51364)

2:35 p.m.
Conjunctions of runners on a circular track.
Andrew J Simoson*, King University
Andrew F Rich, Manchester University
(1135M51246)

2:55 p.m.
Effective instructional strategies for teaching a Discrete Structures proof writing course.
Katarzyna Kowal*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1135M5964)

3:15 p.m.
Motivating examples for teaching discrete mathematics.
Edward Hanson*, SUNY New Paltz
(1135M52254)

3:35 p.m.
Figurate Numbers and Mathematical Induction.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(1135M51495)

3:55 p.m.
An InquiryBased Learning Course in Discrete Mathematics (for mathematics majors, computer science majors, and future teachers).
Suzanne I Dorée*, Augsburg University, Minneapolis
(1135M51890)

4:15 p.m.
The SDSU and Sweetwater Discrete Math Partnership: Developing a high school discrete mathematics curriculum targeting standards for mathematical practice.
Osvaldo D. Soto*, San Diego State University
Kristofer J Siy, University of Waterloo
Trang Vu, San Diego State University
(1135M53168)

4:35 p.m.
Experiencing the mathematical process through combinatorial games in a high school discrete math course.
Kristofer J. Siy*, University of Waterloo
Osvaldo D. Soto, San Diego State University
Trang K. Vu, San Diego State University
(1135M53174)

4:55 p.m.
Game Theory for Less Advanced Students.
Filip D Sain*, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1135M53135)

5:15 p.m.
Shifting perspectives for counting.
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
(1135M53184)

5:35 p.m.
Subtleties of the Multiplication Principle.
John S Caughman*, Portland State University
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University
Zackery Reed, Oregon State University
(1135M52089)

5:55 p.m.
Reinventing the Multiplication Principle.
Elise Lockwood*, Oregon State University
Branwen Purdy, Oregon State University
John S. Caughman, Portland State University
(1135M52087)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Flipped Classes: Implementation and Evaluation, I
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Joel Kilty, Centre College joel.kilty@centre.edu
Alex M. McAllister, Centre College
John H. Wilson, Centre College

2:15 p.m.
Learning Assistants' Roles in Flipping Large Classrooms.
Sheeva Doshireh*, George Mason University
(1135H1948)

2:35 p.m.
Designing and assessing outofclass activities in Technical Mathematics.
Melissa Lindsey*, Dordt College
(1135H12559)

2:55 p.m.
A Case for a Partial Flip: A Blended Model for a College Trigonometry Course.
Ranthony A.C. Edmonds*, University of Iowa
(1135H12193)

3:15 p.m.
Using Collaborative Annotation to Flip a Trigonometry Course.
Darci L. Kracht*, Kent State University
(1135H13051)

3:35 p.m.
Enhancing the Hybrid College Algebra Course with a Flipped Classroom.
Violeta Vasilevska*, Utah Valley University
(1135H12043)

3:55 p.m.
Developing and Implementing a Modularized FlippingTheClass Model.
Vinod Arya*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1135H11126)

4:15 p.m.
Evaluating A Promising Practice: A MultiYear Study of Student Outcomes in Flipped and Traditional College Algebra and PreCalculus.
Jennifer Elyse Clinkenbeard*, California State University Channel Islands
(1135H12203)

4:35 p.m.
NEW TIME: Results from applying a Flipped model in Precalculus to Engage Students for Higher Retention and Building Stronger Foundations: Results after One Semester.
Anne M Fernando*, Norfolk State University
Rhonda D Fitzgerald, Norfolk State University
(1135H12999)

4:55 p.m.
Course notes to augment a flipped classroom.
Meghan M De Witt*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1135H11914)

5:15 p.m.
A flipped classroom journey from all angles: Planning, creating, launching, evaluating, and improving.
Selin Kalaycioglu*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Matthew Leingang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
(1135H12837)

5:35 p.m.
Video Textbooks in the Active Learning Classroom.
Mike Weimerskirch*, Univ. of Minnesota
(1135H11567)

5:55 p.m.
Digging Out of the Hole  One Solution for Struggling Calculus Students.
Barbara J Wilkins*, Missouri S&T
Paul N Runnion, Missouri S&T
(1135H1474)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Graphs and Computational Combinatorics
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Polynomial relations of matrices of graphs.
Sam Spiro*, UC San Diego
(113505258)

2:30 p.m.
Laplacian Polynomials of Threshold Graphs.
Jessica De Silva*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1135053193)

2:45 p.m.
Smith groups and Critical groups of Polar Graphs.
Venkata Raghu Tej Pantangi*, University of Florida.
Peter Sin, University of Florida
(113505831)

3:00 p.m.
On the spectral radius of hypergraph with $e$ edges and ${0, 1}$tensor with $e$ ones.
Shuliang Bai*, University of South Carolina
Linyuan Lu, University of South Carolina
(1135151117)

3:15 p.m.
Veto Interval Graphs and Variations.
Breeann Flesch, Western Oregon University
Jessica Kawana, Willamette University
Joshua D Laison*, Willamette University
Dana Lapides, UC Berkeley
Stephanie Partlow, Woodburn Wellness, Business and Sports School
(1135051998)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Improving the known bound in Vizing's conjecture.
Shira Zerbib*, University of Michigan and MSRI
(113505478)

3:45 p.m.
Split Domination in Tournaments.
K. A. S. Factor, Marquette University
S. K. Merz*, University of the Pacific
(1135052206)

4:00 p.m.
Efficient and Perfect Domination on Archimedean Lattices.
Yunfan Zhao*, Johns Hopkins University
Thomas G Marge, Johns Hopkins University
(1135001266)

4:15 p.m.
Connected Dominating Sets and a New Graph Invariant.
Vladimir Bercov*, Borough of Manhattan Community College
(1135051520)

4:30 p.m.
Domination of unitary Cayley Graphs.
Colin Defant, Princeton University
Sumun Iyer*, Williams College
(1135051395)

4:45 p.m.
Fibonacci Fractals: From Global to Local Structure.
Benjamin Steinhurst*, McDaniel College
(1135052023)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Fiboquadratic Numbers as a Solution of a Recurrence Relation.
Tomas E. Guardia*, Gonzaga University
(1135052262)

5:15 p.m.
Open Questions in the Forest of Polytope Number Sequences.
Michael A. Jackson*, Grove City College
(1135052409)

5:30 p.m.
Properties of the Promotion Markov Chain on Linear Extensions.
Kara Stasikelis*, Clemson University
Svetlana Poznanovic, Clemson University
(113505865)

5:45 p.m.
The Curious Bounds of Floor Function Sums.
Thotsaporn "Aek" Thanatipanonda*, Mahidol University International College
(1135051535)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Groups
Room 29A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Nilpotency class of powerful $p$subgroups.
Risto Atanasov*, Western Carolina University
(1135201904)

2:30 p.m.
Finite Groups with a Frattini Subgroup Property Satisfied by Nilpotent Groups.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(113520295)

2:45 p.m.
The lattice of algebraic closure operators on an infinite subgroup lattice.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Martha L.H. Kilpack, Brigham Young University
(1135201204)

3:00 p.m.
On covering numbers of groups.
Martino Garonzi, Universidade de Brasilia
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, Binghamton University
Eric Swartz, William and Mary
(113520666)

3:15 p.m.
Groups with the weak maximal condition on nonpermutable subgroups.
Laxmi K Chataut*, University of WisconsinMarinette
Martyn R Dixon, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(113520332)

3:30 p.m.
Structure of Symmetry Classes of Tensors Associated with Characters of a Group.
Avantha Kodithuwakku*, Auburn University
(1135201055)

3:45 p.m.
When the mapping from characters to kernels is injective.
Stephen M Gagola, Jr*, Kent State University
(1135202732)

4:00 p.m.
Fields of Character Values in Finite Groups.
Dan Rossi*, University of Arizona
(1135202174)

4:15 p.m.
Coarse Geometric Properties of \text{Out}(G).
Saikat Das*, RutgersNewark
(1135202772)

4:30 p.m.
Acylindrical group actions on quasitrees.
Sahana Hassan Balasubramanya*, Vanderbilt University
(113520344)

4:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Algebraic subgroups of acylindrically hyperbolic groups.
Bryan Jacobson*, Vanderbilt University
(1135202226)

5:00 p.m.
Hierarchies for Relatively Hyperbolic Virtually Special Groups.
Eduard Einstein*, Cornell University
(113520660)

5:15 p.m.
The Star Geometry of DiestelLeader Groups.
Keith Jones, State University of New York College at Oneonta
Gregory A. Kelsey*, Bellarmine University
(113520170)

5:30 p.m.
Uncountably many quasiisometry classes of groups of type FP.
Robert Kropholler, Tufts University
Ian J. Leary, University of Southampton
Ignat Soroko*, University of Oklahoma
(1135201304)

5:45 p.m.
Invariants of the duals of Warfield groups.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(113522447)

6:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Structure and a duality of binary operations on monoids and groups.
Masayoshi Kaneda*, American University of Kuwait
(1135202026)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Implementing Recommendations from the Curriculum Foundations Project
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mary Beisiegel, Oregon State University
Janet Bowers, San Diego State University
Tao Chen, City University of New York  LaGuardia Community College
Susan Ganter, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University sganter@vt.edu
Caroline MaherBoulis, Lee University

2:15 p.m.
Intro/Discussion

2:35 p.m.
A Modeling Approach to Developmental Algebra.
Karen G. Santoro*, Central Conn St Univ
M. F. Anton, Central Conn St Univ
(1135P53117)

2:55 p.m.
What Mathematics do Economics Students Need to Know?
Stella K Hofrenning*, Augsburg University
Suzanne I Dorée, Augsburg University
(1135P51441)

3:15 p.m.
Contextualize College Algebra with Economics.
Tao Chen*, City University of New YorkLaGuardia Community College
Glenn Henshaw, City University of New YorkLaGuardia Community College
Soloman Kone, City University of New YorkLaGuardia Community College
Choon Shan Lai, City University of New YorkLaGuardia Community College
(1135P52617)

3:35 p.m.
Creating Connections in the Content: Using Curriculum Foundations to Improve College Algebra.
Mary Beisiegel*, Oregon State University
Lori Kayes, Oregon State University
Michael Lopez, Oregon State University
Richard Nafshun, Oregon State University
Devon Quick, Oregon State University
(1135P52807)

3:55 p.m.
Adjusting Math Courses for Business and Building a Dialog in the Spirit of CRAFTY.
Mike May, S.J.*, Saint Louis University
(1135P5932)

4:15 p.m.
Applying the Curriculum Foundations Recommendations to Mathematics for Business, Nursing, and Social Work.
Victor I Piercey*, Ferris State University
Rhonda L Bishop, Ferris State University
Mischelle T Stone, Ferris State University
(1135P5197)

4:35 p.m.
Promoting Active Learning and Modeling in PreCalculus: Design Features for Creating Engaging Labs.
Janet Bowers*, San Diego State University
Matt Anderson, San Diego State University
Kathy Williams, San Diego State University
Antoni Luque, San Diego State University
Nicole Tomassi, San Diego State University
(1135P52535)

4:55 p.m.
Resequencing the Calculus Curriculum.
Mark Gruenwald*, University of Evansville
David Dwyer, University of Evansville
(1135P51993)

5:15 p.m.
Collaboration Conversations for Differential Equations (a SUMMITP collaboration).
Rebecca A Segal*, Virginia Commonwealth Universtiy
(1135P52029)

5:35 p.m.
Why Do I Have to Take This Class? How Interdisciplinary Collaborations Can Improve Student AttitudesToward Mathematics.
Caroline Maher MaherBoulis*, Lee University
Jason Robinson, Lee University
(1135P52407)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Classroom
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy B. Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Shannon R. Lockard, Bridgewater State University slockard@bridgew.edu

2:15 p.m.
Guided Inquiry for Undergraduates in a Classroom Setting.
Helmut Knaust*, The University of Texas at El Paso
(1135N53188)

2:35 p.m.
Student work on flexible solar panels for NASA geostationary satellites.
Malgorzata A Marciniak*, City University of New York, LaGuardia Community College
(1135N53139)

2:55 p.m.
Incorporating Student Research in a Beginning ProblemSolving and Procedural Programming Class.
Caroline Haddad*, SUNY Geneseo
(1135N52890)

3:15 p.m.
Undergraduate Research at the Community College?
Kristin Lassonde*, Contra Costa College
(1135N51461)

3:35 p.m.
PIC Math Courses: Facilitating Student Research Projects in Business, Industry and Government.
Thomas Philip Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(1135N51162)

3:55 p.m.
Engaging Undergraduate Students in Research.
Tanweer J Shapla*, Eastern Michigan University
Khairul Islam, Eastern Michigan University
(1135N51423)

4:15 p.m.
Connecting students with the outside world.
Ping Ye*, University of North Georgia
(1135N5433)

4:35 p.m.
Sophomores can do Research!
Eric Sullivan*, Carroll College
(1135N5661)

4:55 p.m.
Integrating Source Use into Undergraduate Research in Mathematics.
Malcah Effron*, MIT
(1135N52576)

5:15 p.m.
Article Analysis in a Graph Theory Course.
Liz LaneHarvard*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1135N5510)

5:35 p.m.
My experiences at FAU with integrating undergraduate research into the classroom.
Erik Lundberg*, Florida Atlantic University
(1135N51341)

5:55 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Mathematical Research Methods Course.
Edwin Herman*, University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1135N51830)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Knots and Diagram Categories
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
HOMFLYPT homology for general link diagrams and braidlike isotopy.
Michael Abel*, Duke University
(1135572519)

2:30 p.m.
Patterns in Khovanov link and chromatic graph homology.
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
Daniel Scofield*, North Carolina State University
(1135551983)

2:45 p.m.
Homotopy Commutative Algebras, Knots and Graphs.
Maksym Zubkov*, University of California, Irvine
(1135553129)

3:00 p.m.
The Action of Kauffman Bracket Skein Algebra of the Torus on the Skein Module of 3Twist Knot Complement.
Hongwei Wang*, Texas A&M International University
(113555528)

3:15 p.m.
On Computing Slice Genus of Nonalternating Prime Knots.
Hanbo Shao*, Colorado College
Lyujiangnan Ye, Colorado College
(1135541776)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:45 p.m.
Detected slopes of manifolds with symmetries.
Jay MJ Leach*, Florida State University
(1135573192)

4:00 p.m.
Mutations and geometric invariants of hyperbolic links and 3manifolds.
Christian Millichap*, Linfield College
David Futer, Temple University
(113557744)

4:15 p.m.
Character Varieties of a Family of TwoComponent Links.
Leona Sparaco*, University of Scranton
(1135572714)

4:30 p.m.
Finitetype invariants of virtual knots and tangles.
Nicolas Petit*, Oxford College of Emory University
(113557419)

4:45 p.m.
On the virtual singular braid monoid.
Carmen Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
Sarah McGahan, Fresno, CA
(1135572766)

5:00 p.m.
Spiders and Asymptotic Faithfulness.
Wade Bloomquist*, University of California Santa Barbara
Zhenghan Wang, University of California Santa Barbara and Microsoft Station Q
(1135542240)

5:15 p.m.
Rigidification of algebras over algebraic theories in diagram categories.
Alex Sherbetjian*, University of California, Riverside
(1135552778)

5:30 p.m.
The classifying diagram of the category of finite sets.
Christina Osborne*, University of Virginia
(113555770)

5:45 p.m.
The immersed crosscap number of a knot.
Mark Hughes*, Brigham Young University
Seungwon Kim, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences
(1135572853)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Lie Theory and Related Topics
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Minimal representations of Lie algebras with nontrivial Levi decomposition.
Ryad Ghanam*, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
Gerard Thompson, University of Toledo
(113553101)

2:30 p.m.
Presenting cyclotomic Schur algebras.
Jieru Zhu*, University of Oklahoma
Jonathan Kujawa, University of Oklahoma
(113516543)

2:45 p.m.
Generalized LittlewoodRichardson coefficients for branching rules and extremal weight crystals.
Brett Collins*, University of MissouriColumbia
(1135161467)

3:00 p.m.
Factorizable Module Algebras.
Karl Schmidt*, University of Oregon
(1135082872)

3:15 p.m.
QHWM of the "orthogonal" and "symplectic" types Lie subalgebras of the matrix quantum pseudodifferential operators.
Karina H Batistelli*, CIEM  Famaf
Carina Boyallian, CIEM  Famaf
(113517363)

3:30 p.m.
Quantum WeylPolynomial Algebras and Their Localizations.
Xin Tang*, Math & Computer Science, Fayetteville State University
(1135161440)

3:45 p.m.
Trace of the twisted Heisenberg category.
Michael Reeks*, University of Virginia
Can Oguz, University of Southern California
(1135172412)

4:00 p.m.
Uniserial representations of Vec(R) with a single Casimir eigenvalue.
Nehemiah Kuhns*, University of North Texas
(113517874)

4:15 p.m.
Nonresonant uniserial representations of $\mathop{\rm Vec}\nolimits (\mathbb{R})$.
Connor O'Dell*, University of North Texas
(1135171223)

4:30 p.m.
Weight Functions and Multiplicities Associated to Demazure Flags.
Lisa Schneider*, Salisbury University
(1135172500)

4:45 p.m.
Global Weyl Modules for Maximal Parabolics of Twisted Affine Lie Algebras.
Matthew Lee*, University of California, Riverside
(1135172735)

5:00 p.m.
Finite presentability of KacMoody groups over finite fields.
Zachary Gates*, University of Virginia
(1135203200)

5:15 p.m.
Integral bases for the universal enveloping algebras of cartan type map superalgebras.
Irfan Bagci, University of North Georgia
Samuel Chamberlin*, Park University
(1135171356)

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Inhomogeneous Supersymmetric Bilinear Forms.
S. McKay Sullivan*, Dixie State University
Bojko Bakalov, North Carolina State University
(1135171323)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Logic and Set Theory
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Applied Mathematics, II
Room 28E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

2:15 p.m.
Comparison of Simulated Models for ADR Systems to Idealized Models with Constant Reaction Propagation Speed.
Bryce M. Barclay*, Arizona State University
(1135VN1187)

2:30 p.m.
Discussion

2:45 p.m.
Calibrating Robotic Systems with Mathematics.
Mili Shah*, Loyola University Maryland
(1135VN1452)

3:00 p.m.
A Low Dispersion Numerical Scheme for Maxwell's Equations.
Casey J Smith*, Arizona State University  School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
(1135VN1528)

3:15 p.m.
NonConvex Shannon Entropy for PhotonLimited Imaging.
Lasith Adhikari, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 USA
Reheman Baikejiang, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616 USA
Omar DeGuchy*, Applied Mathematics, University of California, Merced, Merced, CA 95343 USA
Roummel F. Marcia, Applied Mathematics, University of California, Merced, Merced, CA 95343 USA
(1135VN1585)

3:30 p.m.
Social learning can promote population optimal use of antibiotics.
Feng Fu, Dartmouth College
Xingru Chen*, Dartmouth College
(1135VN1700)

3:45 p.m.
Behavior of the Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm.
Hum Nath Bhandari*, Texas Tech University
(1135VN1753)

4:00 p.m.
NEW PRESENTER: Personalization of Indexed Content via Collaborative Filtering and Topic Modeling.
Rachel Antoniette Lewis*, Georgia Southern
Kira Parker, University of Utah
Sheng Gao, University of Cambridge
Rong Li, Wellesley College
Ehsan Ebrahimzadeh, University of California, Los Angeles
(1135VN1947)

4:15 p.m.
RNA State Inference with Deep Recurrent Neural Networks.
Devin Willmott*, University of Kentucky
David Murrugarra, University of Kentucky
Qiang Ye, University of Kentucky
(1135VN1953)

4:30 p.m.
Quantum Circuits for Multiplication Operation.
Parshuram Budhathoki*, Cameron University
(1135VN2041)

4:45 p.m.
A Low Dispersion Numerical Scheme for Nonlinear Electromagnetic Propagation.
Alex Ander Kirvan*, Arizona State University
(1135VN2058)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Imaging the Human Body using Electrical Impedance Data and a Dbar Algorithm with an Optimized Spatial Prior.
Melody Alsaker*, Gonzaga University
(1135VN2060)

5:15 p.m.
Traveling wave solutions in a PDE model of cell motility.
Matthew S Mizuhara*, The College of New Jersey
(1135VN2091)

5:30 p.m.
On the Nature of AdvectionDiffusionReaction Systems Exhibiting LongTerm Limit Cycles or Stable Asymptotic States at a Bifurcation Point.
Curtis Taylor Peterson*, Arizona State University
Wenbo Tang, Arizona State University
(1135VN2095)

5:45 p.m.
Magnetic Resonance Recovery from SingleShot Time Dependent Data.
Alyssa E. Burgueno*, Arizona State University
Rodrigo Platte, Arizona State University
(1135VN2102)

6:00 p.m.
Heuristics of LargeScale Semidefinite Programming.
Alexander Putnam Barnes*, University of Alabama
Brendan Ames, University of Alabama
(1135VN2192)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications, I
Room 28D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

2:15 p.m.
Mathematical modeling of climate change.
Esther R. Widiasih*, University of Hawaii  West O'ahu
(1135VF639)

2:30 p.m.
Accurately Modeling the Healing Process of Chronic Wounds.
Nikhil Krishna*, Western Kentucky University
Arjun Kanthawar, Western Kentucky University
(1135VF647)

2:45 p.m.
Bayesian Artificial Intelligence Neural Networks for Nonlinear Poisson Regression and Survival Modeling.
Hansapani S Rodrigo*, Assistant Professor/ University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Chris P Tsokos, Professor/ University of South Florida
(1135VF843)

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Integrating the method of moments with numerical algebraic geometry and multicomplex Taylor series expansion for parameter estimation in large Gaussian mixture models.
Sara Shirinkam*, University of Texas at San Antonio
Adel Alaeddini, University of Texas at San Antonio
Ngoc Mai Tran, University of Texas at Austin
(1135VF857)

3:15 p.m.
Modeling NutrientPlankton Reactions in Oceanic Chain Vortices.
Samantha J. Brozak*, Arizona State University
(1135VF868)

3:30 p.m.
Wavelet based Option pricing algorithms using machine learning techniques.
Srihita Mediboina*, Western Connecticut State University
Xiaodi Wang, Western Connecticut State University
(1135VF941)

3:45 p.m.
Backward Bifurcations in a Periodic Matrix Model of Seabird Population Dynamics.
Mykhaylo M Malakhov*, Andrews University
Benjamin MacDonald, University of Vermont
Shandelle M Henson, Andrews University
J M Cushing, University of Arizona
(1135VF984)

4:00 p.m.
Bifurcations in an animal behavior model for egglaying synchrony in a seabird colony.
Christiane Gallos, Andrews University
Dorothea Gallos*, Andrews University
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University
(1135VF990)

4:15 p.m.
A Model of Population Dynamics and Behavior for Pacific Northwest Seabirds.
Benjamin MacDonald*, University of Vermont
Mykhaylo M. Malakhov, Andrews University
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
(1135VF1052)

4:30 p.m.
Ways that the mathematical modeling cycle differs for different grade levels.
Elizabeth W. Fulton*, Montana State University
(1135VF1107)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, I
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

2:15 p.m.
The algebra and arithmetic of vector valued modular forms.
Richard Benjamin Gottesman*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(1135VS12)

2:30 p.m.
A Generalized Fermat Equation with an Emphasis on NonPrimitive Solutions.
Richard F. Ryan*, Marymount California University
(1135VS221)

2:45 p.m.
Polynomial Orbits of the Ring of Integers Modulo n.
Robert M Sulman*, State University of New York, College at Oneonta
Tyler Fedoris, SUNY Oneonta
(1135VS385)

3:00 p.m.
The Rumor conjecture.
Bruce G Dearden, University of North Dakota
Joel E Iiams*, University of North Dakota
Jerrry M Metzger, University of North Dakota
(1135VS640)

3:15 p.m.
$\nu$Gap Balancing Numbers.
Jeremiah Bartz*, University of North Dakota
Bruce Dearden, University of North Dakota
Joel Iiams, University of North Dakota
(1135VS686)

3:30 p.m.
Weak Visibility Preserving Functions.
Jack J. Billings*, North Central College
Neil Nicholson, North Central College
(1135VS800)

3:45 p.m.
UpDown Ternary Strings.
Ralph P Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1135VS1072)

4:00 p.m.
Zeros of polynomials with fourterm recurrence.
Khang Tran, California State University Fresno
Andres I Zumba Quezada*, California State University Fresno
(1135VS1115)

4:15 p.m.
The Greatest Common Divisor of Multinomial Coefficients.
John E. Mosley*, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1135VS1186)

4:30 p.m.
Preperiodic hypersurfaces and preperiodic points.
Sebastian I Troncoso*, BirminghamSouthern College
(1135VS1207)

4:45 p.m.
Number of solutions to the Diophantine equation $X+Y= c^z$.
Robert Styer*, Villanova University
Reese Scott, Somerville, MA
(1135VS1277)

5:00 p.m.
On a Generalized Identity Connecting Theta Series Associated with Discriminants $\Delta$ and $\Delta p^2$.
Frank Patane*, Samford University
(1135VS1344)

5:15 p.m.
NEW TIME: Heegner cycles and derivatives of padic Lfunctions.
Daniel Disegni*, Université ParisSud
(1135VS2191)

5:30 p.m.
Partition of Integers Through Euler and Beyond.
Catherine L McAdoo*, Washington & Jefferson College
Greg Lu, Washington & Jefferson College
(1135VS2076)

5:45 p.m.
On Unique Integers in the Catalan Triangle.
Eugene Fiorini, Muhlenberg College
Eric Jovinelly*, Muhlenberg College
Edgar JaramilloRodriguez, UCBerkeley
Tony Wong, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Grant Fickes, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Nathaniel Benjamin, Iowa State University
(1135VS2017)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John David, Virginia Military Institute
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster rpasteur@wooster.edu

2:15 p.m.
Statistical Modeling of a Mercy Rule in College Football to Reduce Major Injuries: A Second Report.
Reza O. Abbasian*, Texas Lutheran University, Department of MathCSIS
John T. Sieben, Texas Lutheran University, Department of MathCSIS
(1135B1866)

2:35 p.m.
Using Machine Learning to Classify Quality and Style of Play at the Quarterback Position.
Eric Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1135B1621)

2:55 p.m.
Analyzing NFL Overtime.
Megan O Powell*, University of St. Francis
Renee Martin, University of St. Francis
(1135B11383)

3:15 p.m.
The Ins and Outs of the Elo Rating System.
Steve Bacinski*, Davenport University
(1135B11340)

3:35 p.m.
Predicting Outcomes of College Football Games.
Keri D'Angelo, The College of New Jersey
Quyen Do, Millersville University
Jamie Kunzmann, Stony Brook University
Joshua Radack*, Lafayette College
Trent Gaugler, Lafayette College
(1135B1375)

3:55 p.m.
A Generative Markov Model for Bowling Scores.
Douglas VanDerwerken, United States Naval Academy
Franklin H. J. Kenter*, United States Naval Academy
(1135B11784)

4:15 p.m.
You win some and you lose some: scoring a twoteam crosscountry race.
Stephen Szydlik*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1135B141)

4:35 p.m.
A Search for Champion Boxers.
Tien Chih*, Montana State UniversityBillings
Demitri J Plessas, Seattle, Washington
(1135B1627)

4:55 p.m.
Stayman and FourWay Transfers in Contract Bridge.
Juan Sanchez, Carthage College
Noah Weiss*, Carthage College
(1135B11085)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Research in Combinatorics, Matrix Theory, and Number Theory by Undergraduate and PostBaccalaureate Students
Room 29D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
A Generalization of the CarlsonSimpson Theorem Analogous to Gowers' Theorem.
Sam BardwellEvans*, California Institute of Technology
(1135052907)

2:30 p.m.
Investigating bounds for the bond and site percolation thresholds of a 2uniform lattice.
Gabrielle C.W Moss*, Johns Hopkins University
(113560979)

2:45 p.m.
Rendezvous Search on the Edges of Platonic Solids.
Elanor West*, Johns Hopkins University
Xiao Xie, Johns Hopkins University
Hayden S Helm, Johns Hopkins University
Anan Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
(1135051025)

3:00 p.m.
NormEuclidean Ideal Classes in Galois Cubic Fields.
Kelly A Emmrich*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Clark Lyons, University of California, Berkeley
(1135112148)

3:15 p.m.
The Borel Quantum Chromatic Number.
Luke Juusola*, California Institute of Technology
Martino Lupini, California Institute of Technology
(1135052913)

3:30 p.m.
The total coloring game on $k$bounded graphs.
Joshua M Schroeder*, Michigan State University
Prairie WentworthNice, Swarthmore College
James Zak, University of North Carolina
Charles Dunn, Linfield College
(1135002311)

3:45 p.m.
The Total Coloring Game on Forests.
James Zak*, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
(1135052287)

4:00 p.m.
A Relaxation of the Total Coloring Game on Trees.
Prairie WentworthNice*, Swarthmore College
(1135002109)

4:15 p.m.
Determining algebras of Hasse graphs associated with the $600$cell.
Geoffrey T Glover*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Austin Holmes, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Tennie Jacobson, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Jared Johnson, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(1135162231)

4:30 p.m.
Potential Stability of Matrix Sign Patterns.
Christopher Logan Hambric*, College of William and Mary
ChiKwong Li, College of William and Mary
Diane Pelejo, University of the Philippines Diliman
Junping Shi, College of William and Mary
(1135152980)

4:45 p.m.
Factorizations of $k$nonnegative matrices.
Ewin N Tang*, University of Texas at Austin
Neeraja R Kulkarni, Carleton College
Joe Suk, Stony Brook University
(1135052882)

5:00 p.m.
AntiGames on Steiner Triple Systems.
Sophia R Mancini*, James Madison University
(1135911257)

5:15 p.m.
Symmetry of the Power Sum Polynomials.
Nicholas J. Newsome*, University of California, Riverside
Maria S. Nogin, California State University, Fresno
Adnan H. Sabuwala, California State University, Fresno
(1135111336)

5:30 p.m.
An Euler phi function for the Eisenstein integers and some applications.
Emily Gullerud*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
aBa Mbirika, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1135112034)

5:45 p.m.
Zeros of Newform Eisenstein Series on $\Gamma_0(q_1 q_2)$.
Victoria Jakicic*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1135112784)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAA Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, II
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tom Banchoff, Brown University
Curt Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University
Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Edwin Herman, University of WisconsinStevens Point
Lew Ludwig, Denison University

2:15 p.m.
Improving Preparation for Calculus with Gaming.
Brett C Smith*, Yale University
James S Rolf, Yale University
(1135B52984)

2:35 p.m.
Peer Problem Review in Calculus I.
Alison G. Lynch*, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1135B52930)

2:55 p.m.
The Calculus Knowledge Assessment: an opensource instrument for measuring learning gains in calculus courses.
Jim Fowler*, The Ohio State University
Bart Snapp, The Ohio State University
(1135B52450)

3:15 p.m.
The Death of Paper: Should we use Digital Assessments in Undergraduate Mathematics?
Lisa Bromberg*, US Military Academy West Point
Michael Seminelli, US Military Academy West Point
(1135B571)

3:35 p.m.
Course Innovation: A largescale active learning program in precalculus and trigonometry.
Keri Kornelson*, University of Oklahoma
(1135B52513)

3:55 p.m.
Developing a course in mathematical modeling for preservice secondary teachers: challenges and opportunities.
JenMei Chang*, California State University, Long Beach
Joshua Chesler, California State University, Long Beach
(1135B51367)

4:15 p.m.
Inquiries into Student Understanding and Insights into Student Misunderstanding.
Girija Sarada NairHart*, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
(1135B52751)

4:35 p.m.
How do students select questions in a math exam?
Tharanga M. K. Wijetunge, Lyon College
Kirthi Premadasa*, University of WisconsinBaraboo/Sauk County
(1135B52128)

4:55 p.m.
Prerequisites: Past and Future.
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, University of Arizona
(1135B52502)

5:15 p.m.
Bailout PreCalculus: An Approach to Improving Retention.
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University
Ian Manly*, Kansas State University
(1135B52640)

5:35 p.m.
A Systematic Departmental Effort to Improve Undergraduate Proof Capabilities.
William O. Martin*, North Dakota State University
Ben Duncan, NDSU
Josef Dorfmeister, NDSU
Friedrich Littmann, NDSU
(1135B51918)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu

2:15 p.m.
Exploring Mathematical Modeling in Biology Through Case Studies and Experimental Activities.
Rebecca Sanft*, UNC Asheville
Anne Walter, St. Olaf College
(1135D11951)

2:35 p.m.
REU projects on mathematical biology at Arizona State University.
Eric J Kostelich*, Arizona State University
(1135D12706)

2:55 p.m.
The Dynamics of Pulse Vaccination Models for the Spread of Disease.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1135D11650)

3:15 p.m.
Development of a Biological Science Quantitative Reasoning Exam (BioSQuaRE).
Elizabeth Stanhope*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Lewis & Clark College
(1135D11242)

3:35 p.m.
A "RuleofFive" Framework for Models and Modeling to Unify Mathematicians and Biologists and Improve Student Learning.
Hannah Callender Highlander*, University of Portland
Carrie Eaton, Unity College
(1135D12235)

3:55 p.m.
Modeling and simulation in the calculus classroom.
Marcus Roper*, Dept. of Mathematics, UCLA
Heather Dallas, Curtis Center for Mathematics and Teaching, Dept. of Mathematics, UCLA
(1135D12567)

4:15 p.m.
Teaching Modeling and Dynamics to Freshman Biology Students.
Alan Garfinkel*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1135D12929)

4:35 p.m.
Translating Marine to Math.
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, School for Environmental Citizenship, Unity College
Emma Perry, School for Biodiversity Conservation, Unity College
(1135D1629)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Numerical Linear Algebra
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Daniel B Szyld, Temple University szyld@temple.edu
Eugene Vecharynski, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory eugene.vecharynski@gmail.com

2:15 p.m.
Generalized Preconditioned Locally Harmonic Residual Method for large nonHermitian eigenproblems.
Eugene Vecharynski*, Pilot AI Labs, Inc and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Fei Xue, Clemson University
Chao Yang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(1135652353)

2:40 p.m.
Solving Largescale Eigenvalue Problems in Electronic Structure Calculations.
Chao Yang*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(1135651574)

3:05 p.m.
Projected Commutator DIIS method for linear and nonlinear eigenvalue problems.
Lin Lin*, University of California, Berkeley
Wei Hu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Chao Yang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(1135651813)

3:30 p.m.
On the Semidefinite BLanczos algorithm for sparse symmetric generalized eigenproblems.
ChaoPing Lin*, University of California, Davis
Huiqing Xie, East China University of Science and Technology
Zhaojun Bai, University of California, Davis
(1135652016)

4:05 p.m.
A new framework for understanding block Krylov methods applied to the computation of functions of matrices.
Andreas Frommer, Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Kathryn Lund*, Temple University and Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University
(113565701)

4:30 p.m.
Using Block LowRank techniques for industrial problems.
Cleve Ashcraft, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Eric Darve, Stanford University
Roger G Grimes, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Yun Huang, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Pierre L'Eplattenier, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Robert F Lucas, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
FrancoisHenry Rouet*, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Clément Weisbecker, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Zixi Xu, Stanford University
(1135652582)

4:55 p.m.
Matrixfree construction of HSS representations using adaptive randomized sampling.
X. Sherry Li*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C. Gorman, UC Santa Barbara
P. Ghysels, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
G. Chavez, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
F.H. Rouet, Livermore Software Technology Corporation
(1135151673)

5:20 p.m.
Asynchronous Optimized Schwarz for the solution of PDEs.
José C Garay, Temple University
Fréderic Magoulés, CentraleSupelec, Châtenay Malabry, France
Daniel B. Szyld*, Temple University
(1135651388)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Radical Dash Kickoff Meeting
A daily scavenger hunt filled with math challenges and creativity for teams of undergraduates. Individuals are welcome and encouraged to participate;they will be formed into teams.
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stacey Muir, University of Scranton
Janine Janoski, Kings College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Workshop
Championing Master's Programs in Mathematics: A forum for advocacy, networking, and innovation
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Michael O'Sullivan, San Diego State University mosullivan@mail.sdsu.edu
Nigel Pitt, University of Maine
Virgil Pierce, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Panel
Ethics, Morality and Politics in the Quantitative Literacy Classroom
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ethan Bolker, University of Massachusetts, Boston ebolker@gmail.com
Maura Mast, Fordham University
Moderators:
Ethan Bolker, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Panelists:
David Lavie Deville, Northern Arizona University
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
David Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Rob Root, Lafayette College
Ksenija SimicMuller, Pacific Lutheran University

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Panel
NSF Funding Opportunities to Improve Learning and Teaching in the Mathematical
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF rbuckmir@nsf.gov
Karen Keene, National Science Foundation
Karen King, Division of Research on Learning, NSF
Swatee Naik, Division of Mathematical Sciences, NSF
Sandra Richardson, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF
Tara Smith, Division of Graduate Education, NSF
Lee Zia, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF
Panelists:
Ron Buckmire, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF
Karen King, Division of Research on Learning, NSF
Swatee Naik, Division of Mathematical Sciences, NSF
Sandra Richardson, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF
Tara Smith, Division of Graduate Education, NSF
Lee Zia, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Association for Women in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Using Mathematics in Activism.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Adriana Salerno, Bates College
Moderators:
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Panelists:
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University
Piper Harron, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Lily Khadjavi, Loyola Marymount University
Beth Malmskog, Vilanova University
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
Karen Saxe, American Mathematical Society

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, II
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

2:30 p.m.
Average number of Zeckendorf Integers.
Sungkon Chang*, Armstrong State University
(1135VS2295)

2:45 p.m.
Generalized Collatz functions and Jacobsthal numbers.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University of PA
(1135VS2471)

3:00 p.m.
Polynomial Extensions of a Diminnie Delight.
Thomas Koshy, Framingham State University
Zhenguang Gao*, Department of Computer Science, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA 01701
(1135VS2492)

3:15 p.m.
Number Theory Math Fair.
Amanda Beecher*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1135VS2549)

3:30 p.m.
Universal padic sigma and Weierstrass zeta functions.
Clifford Blakestad*, University of Colorado Boulder
David Grant, University of Colorado Boulder
(1135VS2572)

3:45 p.m.
Computing isogenies and endomorphism rings of supersingular elliptic curves.
Kirsten Eisentraeger, Penn State
Sean Hallgren, Penn State
Travis Morrison*, Penn State
(1135VS2593)

4:00 p.m.
Congruence and noncongruence vectorvalued modular forms in the theory of vertex operator algebras.
Matthew Krauel*, California State University, Sacramento
(1135VS2632)

4:15 p.m.
Presentation and Analysis of Modified Fibonacci Sequences, Generalized Golden Ratios and Their Convergence.
Tyler J Sullivan, Coastal Carolina University
Dominique E Forbes*, Coastal Carolina University
(1135VS2729)

4:30 p.m.
A Generalization of the GoreskyKlapper Conjecture.
Christopher Richardson*, Kansas State University
Chris Pinner, Kansas State University
Todd Cochrane, Kansas State University
(1135VS2771)

4:45 p.m.
On Symmetric but not Cyclotomic Numerical Semigroups.
David Walter Stoner*, Harvard University
(1135VS2803)

5:00 p.m.
Galois Groups and Integral Basis for some Lucas Polynomial Sequences.
Tristan Phillips*, Shippensburg University
(1135VS2835)

5:15 p.m.
Results on 3Free Tribonacci Sequences.
Jeremy Alm, Lamar University
Robert W. Vallin*, Lamar University
José VegaGuzman, Lamar University
(1135VS2464)

5:30 p.m.
Missing Class Groups for Imaginary Quadratic Number Fields.
Cam McLeman*, University of Michigan  Flint
(1135VS3140)

5:45 p.m.
Eisenstein's criterion, Fermat's last theorem, and a conjecture on powerful numbers.
Pietro Paparella*, University of Washington Bothell
(1135VS3147)

8:00 a.m.
NEW DAY & TIME: On the xcoordinates of Pell equations which are Fibonacci numbers.
Bir Kafle*, Purdue University Northwest
A. Togbé, Purdue University Northwest
F. Luca, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
A. Montejano, Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM Campus Juriquilla, Mexico
L. Szalay, University of West Hungary, Hungary
(1135VS3163)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 2:45 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Mechanics: Analysis and Applications, II
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Zachary Bradshaw, University of Virginia zb8br@virginia.edu
Aseel Farhat, University of Virginia

2:45 p.m.
Global weak solutions of the NavierStokes equations with initial values in critical spaces.
Dallas Albritton*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Tobias Barker, OxPDE, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
(1135762045)

3:15 p.m.
The incompressible limit of the compressible freeboundary Euler equations with surface tension.
Marcelo M Disconzi*, Vanderbilt University
Chenyun Luo, Vanderbilt University
(1135351686)

3:45 p.m.
Singularity formation in incompressible fluids.
Tarek M Elgindi*, UCSan Diego
InJee Jeong, Princeton University
(1135352388)

4:15 p.m.
Suppression of chemotactic explosion by mixing.
Xiaoqian Xu*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alexander Kiselev, Duke University
(1135352323)

4:45 p.m.
A Lagrangian analyticity result for the Euler equations.
Guher Camliyurt*, University of Southern California
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
(1135352769)

5:15 p.m.
The global existence of a fluidstructure system with small data.
Mihaela Ignatova, Princeton University
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis
Amjad Tuffaha, American University of Sharjah
(1135353110)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Groups, graphs, algorithms: The Graph Isomorphism problem.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Lázló Babai*, University of Chicago
(1135A0184)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 3:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Panel
A Mathematician Teaches Statistics: The Road Less Traveled
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stacey Hancock, Montana State University stacey.hancock@montana.edu
Panelists:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence College
Chris Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College
Sue Schou, Idaho State University
Charilaos Skiadas, Hanover College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers
Marina Ballroom D, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Chairs:
Betty Mayfield, Hood College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Lattices and Geometries
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Loop representation for closure operator lattices.
Martha Lee Hollist Kilpack*, Brigham Young University
(1135062759)

4:30 p.m.
Computing the lattice size.
Anthony W Harrison*, Kent State University
(1135522415)

4:45 p.m.
Counting lattice points on hyperboloids.
David LowryDuda*, University of Warwick
(1135111842)

5:00 p.m.
Finding line arrangements with interesting realization spaces.
Moshe Cohen*, Vassar College
Baian Liu, Vassar College
(1135522010)

5:15 p.m.
"Duality" in Laguerre Planes.
Robert D Knight*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(1135513183)

5:30 p.m.
Imaginary Triangles, Pythagorean Theorems and Algebraic Geometry.
Sergiy Koshkin*, University of HoustonDowntown
(113551322)

5:45 p.m.
The LeastPerimeter Tetrahedral Tile of Space.
Eliot Bongiovanni*, Michigan State University
Alejandro Diaz, University of Maryland, College Park
Arjun Kakkar, Williams College
Nat Sothanaphan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(113551214)

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAAJCWAWMNAM Panel
Implicit Bias and Its Effects in Mathematics
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Cahoon, ColbySawyer College
Naomi Cameron, Lewis & Clark College
Charles Doering, University of Michigan
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College skilicbahi@colbysawyer.edu
Moderators:
Maura Mast, Fordham College at Rose Hill
Panelists:
Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation
Jenna P. Carpenter, Campbell University
Lynn Garrioch, ColbySawyer College
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, National Science Foundation
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Paths to Collaboration with Scientists
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Panelists:
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Ruth Williams, University of California San Diego
John Lowengrub, University of California Irvine
Michelle DeDeo, University of North Florida
Ellen Panagiotou, University of California Santa Barbara
Moderators:
Hal Sadofsky, University of Oregon

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting
Current Questions and Opportunities in Undergraduate Education
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 4:45 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Linear Algebra
Room 28D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
James Reid, University of Mississippi

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Reception for Graduate Students and FirstTime Participants
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Reception and Business Meeting
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Toke Knudsen, State University of New York, Oneonta

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NEW: SIGMAA Arts Reception and Business Meeting
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
AMS Education and Diversity Department Panel
Strategies for Diversifying Graduate Mathematics Programs
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Helen Grundman, American Mathematical Society
Moderators:
Helen Grundman, American Mathematical Society
Panelists:
Edray Goins, Purdue University
Richard Laugesen, University of Illinois
Richard McGehee, University of Minnesota
Katrin Wehrheim, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
Room 6D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:30 p.m.9:20 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Privacy in the land of plenty.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Cynthia Dwork*, Harvard University
(1135681860)