Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Friday, January 18, 2019 03:30:04
Joint Mathematics Meetings
 Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Baltimore, and Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD
 January 1619, 2019 (Wednesday  Saturday)
 Meeting #1145
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Hortensia Soto, MAA hortensia.soto@unco.edu
Please note room assignments are subject to change right
up until the meeting occurs.
The program published here is continually updated and
may be more current than the printed program.
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Wednesday January 16, 2019

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 7:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 7:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Email Center
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Minority Chairs Meeting
Peale, 1st Floor, Hilton

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on 25 years of Conferences for AfricanAmerican Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS times 25), I
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
William A. Massey, Princeton University wmassey@princeton.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Falconer Distance Set Problem.
Xiumin Du, Institute for Advanced Study
Larry Guth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Yumeng Ou, The City University of New York, Baruch College
Hong Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bobby Wilson*, University of Washington
Ruixiang Zhang, Institute for Advanced Study
(1145422034)

9:30 a.m.
Queueing Theory in the Age of Technology.
Jamol Pender*, Cornell University (Operations Research and Information Engineering)
(1145902235)

10:00 a.m.
Algorithms for Computing Tau Signatures.
Alfred G Noel*, University of Massachusetts Boston
Steven Glenn Jackson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Todor Milev, University of Massachusetts Boston
Thomas FolzDonahue, University of Massachusetts Boston
(114522675)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical and Analytic Study of Dynamic Materials.
Suzanne L. Weekes*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1145652348)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on A Showcase of Number Theory at Undergraduate Institutions, I
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Adriana Salerno, Bates College
Lola Thompson, Oberlin College lola.thompson@oberlin.edu

8:00 a.m.
Rank and Bias in Families of Curves via Nagao's Conjecture.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
(1145111207)

8:30 a.m.
On a Frobenius problem for integral domains.
Ricardo Conceição*, Gettysburg College
Rodrigo Gondim, UFPE  Brazil
(1145112892)

9:00 a.m.
Factoring $m^2+1$.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
Eugene Herman, Grinnell College
(114511797)

9:30 a.m.
Almost Prime Components in Apollonian Circle Packings.
Holley Friedlander*, Dickinson College
Elena Fuchs, University of California, Davis
Piper H, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Catherine Hsu, University of Bristol
Katherine Sanden, University of California, Davis
Damaris Schindler, Utretch University
Katherine Stange, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1145112633)

10:00 a.m.
Nonabelian generalizations of the CohenLenstra heuristics.
Michael R. Bush*, Washington and Lee University
Nigel Boston, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1145112189)

10:30 a.m.
Quadratic relations between Feynman integrals.
David P. Roberts*, University of Minnesota Morris
(114511633)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Algorithmic Dimensions and Fractal Geometry, I
Room 343, BCC
Organizers:
Jack H. Lutz, Iowa State University lutz@iastate.edu
Elvira Mayordomo, University of Zaragoza, Spain

8:00 a.m.
The effective dimension of points on lines.
Don Stull*, Inria Nancy Grand Est
(1145681878)

8:30 a.m.
Algorithmic Dimensions of Projected Points.
Neil Lutz*, University of Pennsylvania
(1145032599)

9:00 a.m.
Optimal bounds for singlesource Kolmogorov extractors.
Laurent Bienvenu, University of Montpellier
Barbara F Csima*, University of Waterloo
Matthew HarrisonTrainor, Victoria University of Wellington
(1145031676)

9:30 a.m.
Short Paths in the Sierpiński Carpet and Menger Sponge.
Derek Smith*, Lafayette College
Ethan Berkove, Lafayette College
(1145511997)

10:00 a.m.
Normal numbers with digit dependencies.
Verónica Becher*, Universidad de Buenos Aires & CONICET, Argentina
(1145411693)

10:30 a.m.
Weak Computabilities of Real Numbers and Relative Randomness.
Xizhong Zheng*, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, Arcadia University
(1145031700)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis of Fractional, Stochastic, and Hybrid Dynamic Systems with Applications, I
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
G. S. Ladde, University of South Florida
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@Louisiana.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Building Successful Communities in Mathematics
Room 323, BCC
Organizers:
Deanna Haunsperger, Carleton College dhaunspe@carleton.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory: Research for Undergraduate and Early Graduate Students, I
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
Nicholas Baeth, Franklin and Marshall College nbaeth@fandm.edu
Branden Stone, Hamilton College

8:00 a.m.
Depths of Powers of Ideals and the Power of Depth of Understanding Algebra.
Susan Morey*, Texas State University
(1145131004)

8:30 a.m.
Algebraic Invariants and Symbolic Powers of Edge Ideals.
Joseph W Skelton*, Tulane University
(1145131759)

9:00 a.m.
The index of stability: a project for undergraduate students.
Janet Striuli*, National Science Foundation
Corey Brooke, University of Oregon
Molly Hoch, Wellesley College
Sabrina Lato, University of Waterloo
Bryan Wang, University of California Berkeley
(1145131670)

9:30 a.m.
Associated Primes of hWheels and Other Graphs.
Corey Brooke*, University of Oregon
(1145131622)

10:00 a.m.
Trace Ideals and the Gorenstein Property.
H. Lindo*, Williams College
N Pande, Williams College
(1145131849)

10:30 a.m.
Graphs and Commutative Rings.
Joe A. Stickles, Jr.*, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
(1145131060)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Maxim Bichuch, Johns Hopkins University
Anja Richter, Baruch College, City University of New York
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute ssturm@wpi.edu

8:00 a.m.
MachineLearning Hidden Markov Model for Global Stock Portfolio.
Nguyet N Nguyen*, Youngstown State University
(1145032435)

8:30 a.m.
Lowdimensional analysis of financial markets.
Nitish Bahadur, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Randy Paffenroth*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1145621559)

9:00 a.m.
Deep LearningBased Numerical Methods for HighDimensional Parabolic PDEs and ForwardBackward SDEs.
Jiequn Han*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(1145651173)

9:30 a.m.
The datadriven Schrödinger bridge.
Giulio Trigila*, Baruch College, City University of New York
(114562706)

10:00 a.m.
The Learning Premium.
Maxim Bichuch*, Johns Hopkins University
Paolo Guasoni, Boston University and Dublin City University
(1145911803)

10:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Filtering and NonMarkov Control in Financial Portfolio Optimization.
Andrew Papanicolaou*, NYU Tandon
(114560700)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry Labs United: Research, Visualization, and Outreach, I
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University
Sean Lawton, George Mason University
Anton Lukyanenko, George Mason University alukyane@gmu.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Tensor Categories, I
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
SiuHung Ng, Louisiana State University
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego hjtucker@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
On classification of semisimple Hopf algebras of dimension $2^n$.
Yevgenia Kashina*, DePaul University
(1145172516)

8:30 a.m.
On actions of Drinfel'd doubles on finite dimensional algebras.
Zachary Cline*, Temple University
(1145812440)

9:00 a.m.
On the bijectivity of the antipode and serial quantum groups.
Miodrag C Iovanov*, University of Iowa
(1145162912)

9:30 a.m.
The Jacobian, Reflection Arrangement, and Discriminant for Reflection Hopf Algebras.
Ellen E Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James J Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle
(1145162043)

10:00 a.m.
A description of the relative Serre functor for comodule algebras.
Kenichi Shimizu*, Shibaura Institute of Technology
(1145181652)

10:30 a.m.
FrobeniusPerron Theory of Modified ADE Bound Quiver Algebras.
Elizabeth Wicks*, University of Washington
(114516637)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on How to Guard an Art Gallery and Other Discrete Mathematical Adventures (In Memory of T. S. Michael, 1960 to 2016), I
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Joseph Bonin, The George Washington University
Carolyn Chun, US Naval Academy chun@usna.edu
Nancy Neudauer, Pacific University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mappings on Metric and Banach Spaces with Applications to Fixed Point Theory, I
Room 347, BCC
Organizers:
Torrey M. Gallagher, Bucknell University tmg012@bucknell.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Natural Resources Modeling, I
Room 336, BCC
Organizers:
Julie Blackwood, Williams College
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu

8:00 a.m.
Evolutionary adaptation of cannibalism in fluctuating environments.
Jim Cushing*, Department of Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
Shandelle Henson, Departments of Mathematics and Biology, Andrews University
(1145921129)

8:30 a.m.
Comparison of adaptive and optimal control illustrated with pest management.
Christina Joy Edholm*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Chris Guiver, University of Bath
Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stuart Townley, The University of Exeter
Richard Rebarber, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145491134)

9:00 a.m.
Assessing the Economic Tradeoffs Between Prevention and Suppression of Forest Fires.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee and NIMBioS
(114592347)

9:30 a.m.
Sensitivity analysis of the recovery time for a population under the impact of an environmental disturbance.
Azmy Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Hal Caswell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ross Chiquet, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tingting Tang*, University of Notre Dame
Amy Veprauskas, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1145921604)

10:00 a.m.
Data Driven Models of Pathogen Competition in Gypsy Moth Populations.
E E Goldwyn*, University of Portland
(1145922445)

10:30 a.m.
The effect of prey evolution on predatorprey dynamics.
Azmy S. Ackleh, Professor of Mathematics and Dean, R.P. Authement College of Sciences
Md Istiaq Hossain*, Graduate Student (PhD), Department of Mathematics
Amy Veprauskas, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics
(1145371200)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on New Directions in the Theory of Complex Multiplication, I
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Henri Darmon, McGill University henri.darmon@mcgill.ca
Samit Dasgupta, Duke University
Benedict Gross, Harvard University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Their Applications, I
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Mingchao Cai, Morgan State University
Gisele Mophou Loudjom, University of French West Indies, Guadeloupe, France
Gaston N'Guerekata, Morgan State University
Alexander Pankov, Morgan State University
Xuming Xie, Morgan State University
Guoping Zhang, Morgan State University Guoping.Zhang@morgan.edu

8:00 a.m.
Traveling waves in FermiPastaUlam lattices with nonlocal interaction.
Alexander Pankov*, Morgan State University
(114535371)

8:30 a.m.
On the energy decay rates for the 1D damped fractional KleinGordon equation.
Milena Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
Satbir Malhi, University of Kansas
(114535556)

9:00 a.m.
Stable and unstable compact support solutions of nonLipschitz evolution problems.
Yavdat Ilyasov*, Institute of Mathematics of RAS, Ufa, Russia; Instituto de Matematica e Estatistica Universid Federal de Goias, Brazil
(114535533)

9:30 a.m.
On the ground states of the Ostrovskyi equation and their stability.
Atanas Stefanov*, University of Kansas
Iurii Posukhovskyi, University of Kansas
(114535402)

10:00 a.m.
Stability of multidimensional fronts via exponentially weighted spaces.
Yuri Latushkin*, University of Missouri Columbia
(114535379)

10:30 a.m.
Fronts for the SQG Equation.
John K. Hunter, University of California at Davis
Jingyang Shu*, University of California at Davis
Qingtian Zhang, University of California at Davis
(114535131)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Numerical Methods for PDEs and Applications, I
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Wenrui Hao, Pennsylvania State University
Qingguo Hong, Pennsylvania State University huq11@psu.edu
Jinchao Xu, Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Optimal Methods in Applicable Analysis: Variational Inequalities, Low Rank Matrix Approximations, Systems Engineering, Cyber Security, I
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Aritra Dutta, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Ram Mohapatra, University of Central Florida ram.mohapatra@ucf.edu
Gayatri Pany, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Nabin Kumar Sahu, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India

8:00 a.m.
A fast weighted singular value thresholding method.
Aritra Dutta, Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816
(1145152681)

8:30 a.m.
Ways to Avoid Low Rank and Nearly Low Rank Predictors without Throwing Away Data.
Aaron Carl Smith*, Seminole County Public Schools
(114562136)

9:00 a.m.
Solution of illposed linear inverse problems using overcomplete dictionaries under nongaussian noise.
Pawan K Gupta*, University of Central Florida
Marianna Pensky, University of Central Florida
(1145491775)

9:30 a.m.
Fixed Point Theorems on Partially Ordered Banach Spaces and Their Applications.
Jinlu Li*, Shawnee State University
(114549389)

10:00 a.m.
Some Results on Nonlinear Mixed Variationallike Inequalities.
Sabyasachi Pani*, School of Basic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar752050, India
(1145492240)

10:30 a.m.
A system of multivariate variational inequalities and the existence of its solutions in Banach spaces.
Nabin Kumar Sahu*, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
(1145492201)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quaternions, I
Room 319, BCC
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

8:00 a.m.
Involutions of groups of type $\mathrm{G}_2$ over fields.
John Hutchens*, WinstonSalem State University
Nathaniel Schwartz, Washington College
(11452093)

8:30 a.m.
Using quaternions to prove theorems in spherical geometry.
Marshall A Whittlesey*, California State University San Marcos
(114551232)

9:00 a.m.
Edgeminimal Graphs with Given Generalized Quaternion Automorphism Group.
LindseyKay Lauderdale*, Towson University
Christina Graves, University of Texas at Tyler
Stephen Graves, University of Texas at Tyler
(114505474)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized twistor spaces of quaternionic manifolds.
Justin Sawon*, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
(11455377)

10:00 a.m.
Macfarlane hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Joseph A Quinn*, National Museum of Mathematics
(114557240)

10:30 a.m.
Spectral correspondences for Maass waveforms on quaternion groups.
Terrence Richard Blackman*, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
(1145112949)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advancements in Mathematical Modeling of Cancer, I
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Kamila Larripa, Humboldt State University
Hwayeon Ryu, University of Hartford hryu@hartford.edu

8:00 a.m.
Modeling Tumor Immune Dynamics in Multiple Myeloma.
Marissa Renardy*, University of Michigan
Jill Gallaher, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Diana White, Clarkson University
Nessy Tania, Smith College
Blerta Shtylla, Pomona College
Helen Moore, AstraZeneca
Karen Wood, University of California, Irvine
Kamila Larripa, Humboldt State University
Urszula Ledzewicz, Southern Illinois University
(114592238)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical Models to Guide Cancer Therapy.
Robert Gatenby*, Moffitt Cancer Center
(1145921108)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical models of cancer evolution through Moran processes with migration.
Jesse Kreger*, University of California, Irvine
Natalia L. Komarova, University of California, Irvine
Dominik Wodarz, University of California, Irvine
(1145921126)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances and Trends in Computable Structure Theory (in honor of J. Remmel), I
Room 344, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Chubb, University of San Francisco
Tim McNicholl, Iowa State University mcnichol@iastate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computability and complexity in structure theory: the work of Jeffrey B. Remmel.
Douglas Cenzer*, University of Florida
(114503484)

9:00 a.m.
Effectively categorical structures.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Washington University
(1145031607)

9:30 a.m.
Complexity of Scott sentences.
Rachael Alvir, University of Notre Dame
Julia F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
Charles McCoy, University of Portland
(114503998)

10:00 a.m.
Model completeness and relative decidability of countable structures.
Jennifer Chubb, University of San Francisco
Russell Miller*, Queens College & CUNY Graduate Center
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut
(1145031244)

10:30 a.m.
The Hanf Number for Scott Sentences of Computable Structures.
Sergey S. Goncharov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk, Russia
Julia F. Knight, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Ioannis Souldatos*, University of Detroit Mercy
(114503460)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Regularity Lemmas, I
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Gabriel Conant, University of Notre Dame gconant@nd.edu
Rehana Patel,
Julia Wolf, University of Bristol, UK

8:00 a.m.
A Tight Bound for Hypergraph Regularity.
Guy Moshkovitz*, Institute for Advanced Study
Asaf Shapira, Tel Aviv University
(114505912)

8:30 a.m.
Model theory and hypergraph regularity.
Artem Chernikov*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1145031452)

9:30 a.m.
Irregular Pairs in Structures with Bounded VC Dimension.
Nate Ackerman*, Harvard University
(1145031150)

10:00 a.m.
Algorithmic barriers to representing conditional independence in sequences and arrays.
Daniel M Roy*, University of Toronto
Cameron E. Freer, MIT
Jeremy Avigad, Carnegie Mellon University
Nathanael L. Ackerman, Harvard University
Jason M. Rute, Penn State University
(1145031663)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Trends in Mathematical and Computational Biology
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Alicia Prieto Langarcia, Youngstown State University
Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College

8:00 a.m.
A mathematical model of tumorigenesis.
Kamel Lahouel*, Postdoc, Johns Hopkins University, The Center for Imaging Science
Donald Geman, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University
Laurent Younes, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University
Cristian Tomasetti, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University
(1145AA2632)

8:30 a.m.
On the Collective Dynamics of Coupled MorrisLecar Neurons.
Shelby N Wilson*, Morehouse College
(1145AA2626)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling and Simulation for Drug Development.
Anita T Layton*, Departments of Applied Mathematics, Pharmacy, and Biology, University of Waterloo
(1145AA1734)

9:30 a.m.
Identifying Biologically Relevant Structures: From Clustering to Manifold Learning.
Jeff Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
Debra Knisley, Easedis
(1145AA1837)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical and statistical approaches for forecasting Infectious Disease Epidemics Using Dynamic Modeling.
Gerardo Chowell*, Georgia State University School of Public Health
(1145AA2641)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematical Omics Models in ErrorProne Data Regimes.
Mario Banuelos*, California State University, Fresno
Suzanne Sindi, University of California, Merced
Roummel F Marcia, University of California, Merced
(1145AA2567)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Calculus of Variations, Optimal Control, and Optimization
Room 312, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Critical multipliers via secondorder generalized differentiation of a subclass of piecewise linearquadratic functions.
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
Ebrahim Sarabi, Miami University
Hong Do*, Wayne State University
(1145492466)

8:15 a.m.
An approximate method for solving variational problems.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(114549772)

8:30 a.m.
Optimal Control of OnePhase Free Boundary Problems in Multiple Space Dimensions.
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Jonathan Goldfarb*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1145492889)

8:45 a.m.
On the Optimal Control of the Multiphase Free Boundary Problems for Nonlinear Parabolic Equations.
Ugur G Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Evan Cosgrove*, Florida Institute of Technology
(114549605)

9:00 a.m.
Breast Cancer Detection through Electrical Impedance Tomography and Optimal Control Theory: Theoretical and Computational Analysis.
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Vladislav Bukshtynov, Florida Institute of Technology
Saleheh Seif*, Florida Institute of Technology
(114549611)

9:15 a.m.
Switching Dynamics in Liquid Crystals.
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University
Sookyung Joo, Old Dominion University
Lidia Mrad*, University of Arizona
(1145492932)

9:30 a.m.
Examining the Relative Density of Two Lipid Types to Determine if Solutions to a Phase Separation Problem Are Geodesic Disks.
Michael Barg, Niagara University
Amanda J Mangum*, Niagara University
(1145492850)

9:45 a.m.
Using Numerical Solutions of the Geodesic Equations to Determine Sizes and Shapes of Strongly Separated Lipid Patches in Equilibrium.
Michael C. Barg*, Niagara University
Amanda J. Mangum, Niagara University
(1145492865)

10:00 a.m.
Optimization of Student Loans using EulerLagrange Equation.
Reecha Upadhyay*, Saginaw Valley State University
Arundhati Bagchi Misra, Saginaw Valley State University
(1145492283)

10:15 a.m.
Optimizing Compositions of Popular Pharmaceutical Drugs.
David Shoup*, Alvernia University
(1145491476)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Discrete Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum  Ideas and Innovations in Teaching, I
Room 305, BCC
Organizers:
John Caughman, Portland State University
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University elise314@gmail.com

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Fluid Mechanics
Room 311, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Interfacial Waves Between Two Fluids With a Shear Flow.
Stephanie A. Blanda*, Lebanon Valley College
(1145761610)

8:15 a.m.
Linear Stability Analysis of a Hydrodynamic Problem in the Absence of Dissipation.
Dania Sheaib*, University of Oklahoma
(1145761675)

8:30 a.m.
Diffusion of Passive Tracers Advected by Laminar Shear Flow in Triangular Capillary Pipes.
Francesca Bernardi*, Florida State University
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gabrielle M Hobson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard M McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1145762133)

8:45 a.m.
Rake or Sieve: modelling flow past an array of rigid hairs.
Kaitlyn Hood*, MIT
M.S. Suryateja Jammalamadaka, MIT
A. E. Hosoi, MIT
(1145762603)

9:00 a.m.
Dissipation enhancement by mixing.
Yuanyuan Feng*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1145762792)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Flow of cement slurry in a vertical pipe.
Chengcheng Tao*, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
Barbara Kutchko, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
Mehrdad Massoudi, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
(114576403)

9:30 a.m.
Extensions of the Immersed Interface Method to Open Interfaces and Hemodynamic Models.
Sarah Elizabeth Ritchey Patterson*, Duke University
(1145761406)

9:45 a.m.
A new preconditioning technique for fluidstructure interaction problems with applications in biomechanics.
Guoyi Ke*, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Louisiana State University of Alexandria
Sara Calandrini, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
(1145762185)

10:00 a.m.
Modal analyses on transitional boundary layer.
Yong Yang*, West Texas A&M University
(1145762615)

10:15 a.m.
Swimming Near a Solid Wall in a Brinkman fluid.
Nguyenho Ho*, Bridgewater State University
(1145762438)

10:30 a.m.
An investigation of different hydrological models.
Anh Bui*, Smith College
(1145763031)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Group Theory and Generalizations
Room 333, BCC

8:00 a.m.
The SchurZassenhaus Theorem: Its Origin, Development, and Extension.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(114520296)

8:15 a.m.
The ChermakDelgado lattice of a 2nilpotent product.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1145202368)

8:30 a.m.
A generalization of the ChermakDelgado lattice to words in two variables.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, Binghamton University
Elizabeth Wilcox, State University of New York at Oswego
(114520849)

8:45 a.m.
Intersections of maximal subgroups of finite groups.
Kassie Archer, University of Texas at Tyler
Humberto Bautista Serrano*, University of Texas at Tyler
Kayla Cook, Kilgore College
LindseyKay Lauderdale, Towson University
Yansy Perez, University of Texas at Tyler
Vincent Villalobos, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145202182)

9:00 a.m.
The Powerful Subgroup Covering Number of Dihedral 2Groups.
Risto Atanasov, Western Carolina University
Adam Gregory*, Western Carolina University
Luke Guatelli, Western Carolina University
Andrew Penland, Western Carolina University
(1145202121)

9:15 a.m.
The upper central series of the maximal $p$subgroup of a group of automorphisms.
María A. AviñóDíaz, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores Monterrey
Phill Schultz, The University of Western Australia
Marcos Zyman*, The City University of New YorkBMCC
(1145202416)

9:30 a.m.
Computational algebraic geometry theory for chemical structures.
Javad Namazi, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Ali Moghani*, The College of New Rochelle
John Najarian, William Paterson University
(114520750)

9:45 a.m.
On the Saxl graphs of a family of permutation groups.
Joanna B Fawcett, Imperial College London
Chase P Vogeli*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1145202502)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on History or Philosophy of Mathematics
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Linear Algebra
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Diagonal entries of the combined matrix of a totally negative matrix.
Rafael Bru, Dept. de Matemática Aplicada, Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
María T Gassó, Dept. de Matemática Aplicada, Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Isabel Giménez, Dept. de Matemática Aplicada, Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Máximo Santana*, Inst. de Matemática, Univ. Autónoma de Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.
(1145VQ1390)

8:15 a.m.
Householder Sets and their Application to the Polynomial Eigenvalue Problem.
Thomas R Cameron*, Davidson College
(1145VQ1475)

8:30 a.m.
New sights on the location theory of matrix eigenvalues.
Rachid Marsli*, King Fahd University of Petrulium and Minerals
(1145VQ1589)

8:45 a.m.
The Numerical Range of a Composition Operator on the Hardy Space.
Laney Bowden*, Colorado State University
Julia Balukonis, Providence College
Fatme Hourani, University of Michigan  Dearborn
Ellie Lochner, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
John Clifford, University of Michigan  Dearborn
(1145VQ1889)

9:00 a.m.
Some Extension of the Kreiss Matrix Theorem.
Samir Raouafi*, Auburn University
(1145VQ1896)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Multivariable $n$step maps.
Ivko M Dimitric*, Pennsylvania State University Fayette
(1145VQ2180)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The incoherent matrices and their applications.
Ghanshyam Bhatt*, Tennessee State University
(1145VQ2816)

9:45 a.m.
Generalization Theory of Linear Algebra.
Christina Pospisil*, University of Massachusetts Boston
Eric L Grinberg, University of Massachusetts Boston
(1145VQ2858)

10:00 a.m.
A Noniterative Parallelizable Eigenbasis Algorithm for Johnson Graphs.
Olivia R. Vasquez*, Central Washington University
Amadou Y. Bah, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jackson Abascal, University of Rochester
(1145VQ2994)

10:15 a.m.
Topological Properties of JOrthogonal Matrices.
Sara M. Motlaghian*, Georgia State University
Ali Armandnejad, ValiE Asr University
Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University
(1145VQ326)

10:30 a.m.
Positive Diagonal Solutions to the Lyapunov Matrix Inequalities.
Mehmet Gumus*, Auburn University
(1145VQ629)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematical Physics and Related Topics
Room 313, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Estimates of Pure Point Spectra and Spectral Functions for a Lowestorder Hamiltonian as an Unbounded SelfAdjoint Operator formed from the sum of a Gravitational and a Harmonic Dark Potential.
Michael A. Maroun*, Boston, MA
(1145812383)

8:15 a.m.
Spectral Properties of Quantum Circulant Graphs.
Erica K. Swindle*, Baylor University
(1145812509)

8:30 a.m.
A short proof of Anderson localization for the 1d Anderson model.
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California
Xiaowen Zhu*, University of California
(1145813021)

8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Direct Methods for Investigating Phase Transitions in Classical Models of Kac Type.
Assane Lo*, University of Wollongong in Dubai
(11458284)

9:00 a.m.
Slow transport in some onedimensional disordered manybody systems.
Bruno Nachtergaele*, University of California, Davis
Jake Reschke, University of California, Davis
(1145821737)

9:15 a.m.
Integrating Factors for DiracSchrodinger Operators and Positive Mass Theorems Outside Horizon(s).
Robert J Abramovic*, Farmingdale State College
(1145831799)

9:30 a.m.
Classical and quantum singularities in selfsimilar solutions of Einstein's equations.
Deborah A Konkowski*, U.S. Naval Academy
Thomas M Helliwell, Harvey Mudd College
J Williams, U.S. Naval Academy
(1145832672)

9:45 a.m.
Discontinuous Fronts as Exact Solutions to Precipitating QuasiGeostrophy.
Alfredo N. Wetzel*, University of WisconsinMadison
Leslie M. Smith, University of WisconsinMadison
Samuel N. Stechmann, University of WisconsinMadison
(1145862541)

10:00 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Potential Vorticity Inversion with Phase Changes.
ChungNan Tzou*, University of Wisconson  Madison
Samuel Stechmenn, University of Wisconson  Madison
(1145862644)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics Education
Room 334, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and the Arts, I
Room 306, BCC
Organizers:
Karl Kattchee, University of WisconsinLaCrosse
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu
Anil Venkatesh, Ferris State University

8:00 a.m.
GridBased Closed Paths from de Bruijn Sequences.
Karl Kattchee*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1145D12896)

8:20 a.m.
Images Produced via Modular Multiplicative Inverses.
Donald Spector*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1145D12617)

8:40 a.m.
Visualizing Integer Sequences.
Margaret Kepner*, Washington, DC
(1145D12549)

9:00 a.m.
Darboven: Writing Time.
Jennifer M Wilson*, Lang College, The New School
(1145D12241)

9:20 a.m.
Arnold's Weak Resonance Equation in Modeling of Greek Ornamental Design.
Faina Berezovskaya*, Mathematics Department, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
Georgiy Karev, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
(1145D12494)

9:40 a.m.
Curve stitching as a twodimensional density plot.
John Nicholson*, Austin Peay State University
(1145D11994)

10:00 a.m.
Threedimensional Symmetries in Dance and Other Movement Arts.
Karl H. Schaffer*, De Anza College
(1145D12228)

10:20 a.m.
Unfolding Humanity: Burning Man Mathematics.
Satyan Devadoss*, University of San Diego
Diane Hoffoss, University of San Diego
(1145D1624)

10:40 a.m.
Finding the Way with More Mathematics.
Susan A. McBurney*, Western Springs, IL
(1145D11304)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Order, Lattices, and Logic
Room 335, BCC

8:00 a.m.
The Lattice Data Analytics Toolkit.
L. Markowsky*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
G. Markowsky, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1145062701)

8:15 a.m.
Lattice Data Analytics: Adding Understanding to Machine Learning.
G. Markowsky*, Missouri University of Science & Technology
L. Markowsky, Missouri University of Science & Technology
(1145062799)

8:30 a.m.
The Real Numbers as Completions of Linearly Ordered Sets: A Constructive Study.
Jean S. Joseph*, West Palm Beach, FL
(1145061614)

8:45 a.m.
Random walks vs Spoke Hub distribution models on a Lattice Basis Reduction under a projective special linear group $PSL_{2}(q)$.
Bal K. Khadka*, Georgia Military CollegeAugusta
Spyros Magliveras, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton
(1145062804)

9:00 a.m.
Correlation immune functions with respect to the $q$transform.
Ting Gu*, Elizabethtown College
(1145061936)

9:15 a.m.
Jonathan Farley's Mathematical Terror Theory: The Structure of Perfect Terrorist Cells with a Single Leader.
Zeinab Bandpey*, Morgan State University
(1145062079)

9:30 a.m.
A Formally Verified Proof of the Central Limit Theorem.
Luke S. Serafin*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11450359)

9:45 a.m.
Relative complexities of various homeomorphic equivalent relations on closed subsets of $[0,1]^n$.
C Chang*, Mercy College
S Gao, University of North Texas
(1145032389)

10:00 a.m.
Sheaf Representation of De Morgan Algebras.
Gezahagne Mulat Addis*, Department of Mathematics, University of Gondar
(114506509)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, I
Room 322, BCC
Organizers:
Tom Banchoff, Brown University
Curtis Bennett, California State University, Long Beach
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University
Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Edwin Herman, University of WisconsinStevens Point
Lew Ludwig, Denison University

9:20 a.m.
Getting Students on Track: experience with a newly developed selfpaced online precalculus review course at The Catholic University of America.
Anita M. Shagnea*, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Joshua L. Himmelsbach, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Kiran R. Bhutani, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
(1145E190)

9:40 a.m.
Mindset and Developmental Math: an Embedded Curricular Approach to Demystifying and Illuminating Mathematical Ideas.
Yevgeniya Rivers*, University of New Haven
(1145E13025)

10:00 a.m.
Improving success in introductory mathematics courses: A metacognitive growth approach.
Jane F. Reed, Ed.D.*, Seneca, South Carolina
Thomas W. Reed, Seneca, South Carolina
(1145E12157)

10:20 a.m.
Transforming the Teaching and Learning in Introductory Statistics.
Megan J BreitGoodwin*, AnokaRamsey Community College
(1145E12656)

10:40 a.m.
A Detailed Analysis of Two Methods of Instruction in College Precalculus: The Pros and Cons for Students and Instructors.
Aimee J Ellington*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145E11260)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Touch it, Feel it, Learn it: Tactile Learning Activities in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, I
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Chris Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College
Ann Trenk, Wellesley College
Laura Watkins, Glendale Community College laura.watkins@gccaz.edu

8:00 a.m.
Constructing with Zomes.
Jonathan Needleman*, Le Moyne College
(1145J1908)

8:20 a.m.
Using the campus to connect accessibility to precalculus.
Melanie A Pivarski*, Roosevelt University
(1145J12781)

8:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Developing more robust mathematical understanding utilizing manipulatives and variations of a single problem.
Mercedes A. McGowen*, Streamwood, Illinois
(1145J12500)

9:00 a.m.
Delving Deeper into Geometry through Purposeful Play.
Teresa Deltz Magnus*, Rivier University
(1145J11523)

9:20 a.m.
Modeling the Unit Circle in Precalculus.
Sharon S. EmersonStonnell*, Longwood University
(1145J11015)

9:40 a.m.
Decimals, Dilutions, DivisionS, without Division.
Anthony J. Macula*, SUNY Geneseo
(1145J1476)

10:00 a.m.
A Physical Number Line as a Support for Students' Work with Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities.
Erin R Moss*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1145J1328)

10:20 a.m.
Tactile Trigonometry: Lessons Learned from a Tactile Active Learning Classroom.
Lee W. Singleton*, Whatcom Community College
(1145J12568)

10:40 a.m.
The Use of Card Tricks to Discover How to Read a Math Text.
Olivia M. Carducci*, East Stroudsburg University
(1145J11570)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Advances in mathematical modeling of complex materials systems
Room 342, BCC
Organizers:
Maria Emelianenko, George Mason University memelian@gmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Recent progress and challenges using phasefield models for quantitative modeling of rapid solidification.
JeanLuc Fattebert*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Balasubramaniam Radhakrishnan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
John A. Turner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(1145351326)

8:30 a.m.
$\Gamma$convergence of threshold dynamics algorithms.
Selim Esedoglu, University of Michigan
Tiago Salvador*, University of Michigan
(1145492111)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling nucleation using vertex code with stored energy.
Claudio Torres*, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chili
Alejandro Sazo, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chili
Maria Emelianenko, George Mason University
Dmitry Golovaty, University of Akron
(1145352254)

9:30 a.m.
Mound Formation during Epitaxial Growth studied by Kinetic Monte Carlo and Island Dynamics Simulations.
Christian Ratsch*, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA
(1145651906)

10:00 a.m.
On the possible effective elasticity tensors of 2 and 3 dimensional printed materials.
Graeme Milton, University of Utah
Mark Briane, University of Rennes
Davit Harutyunyan*, University of California Santa Barbara
(1145741383)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical mathematics for peridynamics and nonlocal models.
Xiaochuan Tian*, University of Texas at Austin
(1145002483)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 308, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall E, 100 Level, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Interdisciplinary Topics in Mathematics
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:15 a.m.
A Framework for ECG Feature Identification.
Emily Hendryx*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1145VC2205)

8:30 a.m.
Exploring reversible EMT using DSGRN.
Tomas Gedeon, Montana State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Bree Cummins, Montana State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Ying Xin*, Montana State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
(1145VC2650)

8:45 a.m.
Interdisciplinary Applications for the Linear Algebra Classroom.
Rachelle R Bouchat*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1145VC2703)

9:00 a.m.
Political Polarization: Voting Patterns in the Senate.
Nathan Morris, Carthage College
Haley A Yaple*, Carthage College
(1145VC2771)

9:15 a.m.
High Quality Mathematical Preparation and Quantitative Reasoning for Nurses: A New Partnership Between the Math and Nursing Education Communities.
Daniel Ozimek*, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Rebecca Hartzler, The Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas at Austin
(1145VC2806)

9:30 a.m.
Mixed Convection Flow Over a Slender Cylinder.
Anilkumar Devarapu*, Albany State University
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo, Albany State University
Robert S. Owor, Albany State University
(1145VC2884)

9:45 a.m.
Robust Feasibility of Systems of Quadratic Equations Using Topological Degree Theory.
Krishnamurthy Dvijotham, Google DeepMind
Bala Krishnamoorthy, Washington State University
Ben Rapone*, Washington State University
(1145VC606)

10:00 a.m.
Celebrities in Politics.
C. Ray Rosentrater*, Westmont College
Thomas Knecht, Westmont College
(1145VC745)

10:15 a.m.
The voiced Tonnetz and the $\mathcal{J}$group, with illustrations in Schubert's B$\flat$ major Sonata.
Patrick DeBonis*, University of New Mexico
Siri Mellem, St. Olaf College
Thomas M Fiore, Univeristy of MichiganDearborn
Emma Bidwell, George Fox University
(1145VC2453)

10:30 a.m.
A new ADI method for the PoissonBoltzmann equation with a twocomponent regularization.
Sheik Ahmed Ullah*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Shan Zhao, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(1145VC980)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Bifurcations of Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications, I
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Arzu Bilgin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey arzu.bilgin@erdogan.edu.tr
Toufik Khyat, Trinity College

8:30 a.m.
Heuristic Observation on the Comparison Between the Behavior of Orbits in the $3x+1$ Problem and the $5x+1$ Problem.
Candace Marie Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(11453986)

9:00 a.m.
Invariant Curves for Planar Competitive and Cooperative Maps.
M. R. S. Kulenovic*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
(114539203)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of AgeStructured DiscreteTime Model of Infectious Salmon Anemia.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
Pauline van den Driessche, University of Victoria
(1145921212)

10:00 a.m.
Difference Equations as Models of Evolutionary Population Dynamics.
Jim Cushing*, Department of Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
(1145391133)

10:30 a.m.
Bifurcation in the Almost Periodic Ricker Map.
Robert J Sacker*, University of Southern California
(1145391032)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Open Educational Resources: Combining Technological Tools and Innovative Practices to Improve Student Learning, I
Room 303, BCC
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu
Marianna Bonanome, New York City College of Technology
Margaret Dean, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Annie Han, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Michael Gage, University of Rochester

8:40 a.m.
Using WeBWorK with WebSim, SageMath and Geogebra to teach the simplex method, linear algebra and other aspects of a Linear Optimization course.
Michael E Gage*, University of Rochester
(1145L11223)

9:00 a.m.
Taking Advantage of Smartphones: Using Kahoot to Keep Students Engaged.
Chung Y Wong*, County College of Morris
(1145L1350)

9:20 a.m.
Improving Distance Learning of Advanced Mathematics.
Ariel CintronArias*, East Tennessee State University
Michael Garrett, East Tennessee State University
Ryan Nivens, East Tennessee State University
(1145L1440)

9:40 a.m.
How does using OERs and teaching online effect student success at a community college?
Zeynep Akcay*, Queensborough Community College  CUNY
(1145L12782)

10:00 a.m.
Open Educational Resources Adaptation for Mathematics Instructions in Online Mathematics Courses.
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1145L12843)

10:20 a.m.
Developing Students' consciousness about Greenhouse Effect through Dynamic Mathematical Activities.
Debasmita Basu*, Montclair State University
Nicole Panorkou, Montclair State University
(1145L12137)

10:40 a.m.
An Examination of the Impact of Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Projects on Instruction, Learning, and Student Achievement at Albany State University.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Albany State University
Anilkumar Devarapu, Albany State University
Robert S. Owor, Albany State University
(1145L12768)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Mathematical Inquiry and Writing through Sports
Holiday Ballroom 1, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Eric Kahn, Bloomsburg University
Tricia Muldoon Brown, Georgia Southern University tmbrown@georgiasouthern.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
Start Teaching Statistics using R and RStudio
Holiday Ballroom 2, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College
Randall Pruim, Calvin College rpruim@calvin.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Using Data Applications to Inspire Linear Algebra Topics in the Classroom
Holiday Ballroom 3, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Tom Asaki, Washington State University
Amanda Harsy, Lewis University
Heather A. Moon, LewisClark State College
Marie A. Snipes, Kenyon College snipesm@kenyon.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Computer Science
Room 334, BCC

9:00 a.m.
Approximation Algorithms for Network Connectivity.
Owen Levin*, University of Minnesota  Twin Cities
(114568547)

9:15 a.m.
Tensor flattening approaches to estimate lower bound of small matrix multiplication tensor's border ranks.
Yu Ma*, UC Berkeley
(114568293)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the rank of matrix multiplication tensors of medium size.
Jiahan Du*, University of California, Berkeley
(114568382)

9:45 a.m.
Adaptive Data Dissemination for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks based on Stochastic Branching Process.
Hyunsun Lee*, Mathematics, Hawaii Pacific University
Yi Zhu, Computer Science, Hawaii Pacific University
Brian Spain, Computer Science, Hawaii Pacific University
(1145681902)

10:00 a.m.
Vulnerability Analysis of networks and Attack Graphs.
Rachid Ait Maalem Lahcen, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL., 32816
R. N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. 32816,
(114568257)

10:15 a.m.
Towards a Functorial Approach to Dynamic Topic Modeling.
Cliff Joslyn, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Emilie Purvine*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mark Raugas, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1145682742)

10:30 a.m.
Using QualityofLife Scores to Guide Prostate Radiation Therapy Dosing.
Giulia Isabella Pintea*, Simmons University
Daniel J Olszewski, Carroll College
Zhijian Yang, New York University
Chujun He, Smith College
(1145682375)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Introducing Mathematical Modeling through Competitions, I
Room 304, BCC
Organizers:
Chris Arney, United States Military Academy
William Bauldry, Appalachian State University BauldryWC@appstate.edu
Amanda Beecher,

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling Competition: A Trinity University approach to preparation.
Eddy Kwessi*, Trinity University
Sidoine Raoul Youtcha Nyandjou, Societe Nationale des Brasseries du Cameroun
Rose Sandrine Mougoue Faguen, Societe Nationale des Brasseries du Cameroun
(1145G1458)

9:20 a.m.
A 2Credit Course Series for Applied Problem Solving and MCM/ICM Preparation.
Csilla Szabo*, Skidmore College
Lucy Spardy Oremland, Skidmore College
(1145G12866)

9:40 a.m.
Can mathematical modeling competitions help participants build confidence? If so, so what?
Jennifer A Czocher*, Texas State University
Kathleen Melhuish, Texas State Univesrity
(1145G1339)

10:00 a.m.
Judging the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM): Process and Insights.
William C Bauldry*, Appalachian State University
(1145G12350)

10:20 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Complementing Applied Mathematics Education with Modeling Contests at Rensselaer.
Peter R Kramer*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1145G12327)

10:40 a.m.
Thirty years of using the MCM for teaching Math Modeling.
Ruth G. Favro*, Lawrence Technological University
(1145G12263)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.9:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Outreach
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
MAASIAMAMS HrabowskiGatesTapiaMcBay Session: Lecture
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University rcortez@tulane.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Directors of Undergraduate Studies
Key Ballroom 2, 2nd Floor, Hilton

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
What Every Student Should Know about the JMM
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Peri Shereen, California State University, Monterey Bay
Violeta Vasilevska, Utah Valley University Violeta.Vasilevska@uvu.edu
Panelists:
Matt DeLong, Marian University
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Lamar University
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, I
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Van Cyr, Bucknell University
Bryna Kra, Northwestern University kra@math.northwestern.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Logic and Foundations
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
Mathematics Placement Trends and Innovations that Increase Equitable Access & Success
Room 350, BCC
Organizers:
Keith Hubbard, Stephen F. Austin State University hubbardke@sfasu.edu
James Ham, Delta College
Kathryn Lineham, Montgomery College
Panelists:
Elizabeth Barnett, Columbia University
David Bressoud, Macalester College
John Hetts, Educational Results Partnership
Uri Treisman, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SESSION CANCELLED: MAA Workshop
NSF Funding Opportunities in the Education and Human Resources Directorate and the Division of Mathematical Sciences
Room 324, BCC
Organizers:
Karen Allen Keene, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Presenters:
Karen Allen Keene, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Matt Douglass, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Karen King, National Science Foundation, Division of Research on Learning
Swatee Naik, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Sandra Richardson, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Tara Smith, National Science Foundation, Division of Graduate Education
Talitha Washington, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Project NExT Workshop on Using Mathematical Software
Effective Use of Computer Software in Mathematics Classrooms
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
Richard Gustavson, Manhattan College
Yevgeniy Milman, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
Eze Nwaeze, Tuskegee University
Mckenzie West, Kalamazoo College
Facilitators:
Matthew Richey, St. Olaf College
William Stein, Sage and CoCalc
Beverly West, Cornell University, CODEE
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:50 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAASIAMAMS HrabowskiGatesTapiaMcBay Panel
Actions to increase the participation of underrepresented minority groups in mathematics.
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University
Panelists:
Rodrigo Bañuelos, Purdue University
Minerva Cordero, University of Texas at Arlington
Pamela Harris, Williams College

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Innovative Curricular Strategies for Increasing Mathematics Majors
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
Eric Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University
Frank Savina, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Algebraic, Geometric, and Topological Methods in Optimization.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Jesús A. De Loera*, University of California, Davis
(11459083)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 10:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Radical Dash Kickoff Meeting
Room 339, BCC
Organizers:
Stacey Muir, University of Scranton
Janine Janoski, Kings College

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
What is the shape of a rational map?
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Sarah Koch*, University of Michigan
(1145002550)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 12:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall F, 100 Level, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Complex multiplication: past, present, future.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Benedict H. Gross*, University of California San Diego
(11451133)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 1:00 p.m.1:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and Technology
Room 323, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Touch it, Feel it, Learn it: Tactile Learning Activities in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, II
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Chris Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College
Ann Trenk, Wellesley College
Laura Watkins, Glendale Community College laura.watkins@gccaz.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Symmetry, almost.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Amanda Folsom*, Amherst College
(1145A016)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on 25 years of Conferences for AfricanAmerican Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS times 25), II
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
William A. Massey, Princeton University wmassey@princeton.edu

2:15 p.m.
BPTree: an l$_2$ heavy hitters algorithm using constant memory.
Vladimir Braverman, Johns Hopkins University
Stephen R Chestnut, GResearch
Nikita Ivkin, Johns Hopkins University
Jelani Nelson*, Harvard University
Zhengyu Wang, Harvard University
David P Woodruff, Carnegie Mellon University
(1145681998)

3:15 p.m.
Correlation induced by missing spatial covariates: a connection between variance components models and kriging.
Jessica Rothman, Yale University
Monica C Jackson*, American University
Kimberly Sellers, Georgetown University
Talithia Williams, Harvey Mudd College
Lance Waller, Emory University
Subhash Lele, University of Alberta
(1145622264)

3:45 p.m.
Theory and applications of algebraic and combinatorial constructs.
Edinah K. Gnang*, Assistant Professor/ Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins
(1145152086)

4:15 p.m.
Quantum Measurement Problem.
James D Whitfield*, Dartmouth College
(1145812024)

4:45 p.m.
Dynamic Queueing Transience.
William A Massey*, Princeton University
(1145601925)

5:15 p.m.
Gabor Frames with arbitrary redundancy and Wilson tight frames in $L^2(\mathbb{R})$.
Divyang Bhimani, University of Maryland
Kasso Okoudjou*, MIT
(1145422140)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on A Showcase of Number Theory at Undergraduate Institutions, II
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Adriana Salerno, Bates College
Lola Thompson, Oberlin College lola.thompson@oberlin.edu

2:15 p.m.
Fuchsian Differential Equations with Prescribed Monodromy: An Introduction to Solving a Quintic Without Using Radicals.
Edray Herber Goins*, Pomona College
(1145111601)

2:45 p.m.
A probabilistic localglobal principle for torsion on elliptic curves.
John Cullinan*, Bard College
(114511793)

3:15 p.m.
When is the product of two Siegel eigenforms an eigenform?
Jim Brown*, Occidental College
Hugh Geller, Clemson University
Rico Vicente, California State University  Long Beach
Alexandra Walsh, Brown University
(1145111422)

3:45 p.m.
Solving the SUnit Equation in Sage and Applications.
Alejandra Alvarado, Eastern Illinois University
Angelos Koutsianas, University of British Columbia
Beth Malmskog*, Colorado College
Christopher Rasmussen, Wesleyan University
Christelle Vincent, University of Vermont
Mckenzie West, Kalamazoo College
(1145111990)

4:15 p.m.
On the average spacing of fractional parts of sequences generated by irrational numbers.
Geremias Polanco*, Hampshire College and UASD
Daniel Schultz, Penn State University
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois
(1145111412)

4:45 p.m.
Some refinements of Artin's conjecture.
Leo Goldmakher*, Williams College
Greg Martin, University of British Columbia
(114511806)

5:15 p.m.
Arithmetical Structures on Graphs.
Darren B Glass*, Gettysburg College
(114511687)

5:45 p.m.
Hypergeometric decomposition of symmetric K3 quartic pencils.
Adriana Salerno*, Bates College
Charles F Doran, University of Alberta
Tyler L Kelly, University of Birmingham
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota
John Voight, Dartmouth College
Ursula Whitcher, Mathematical Reviews
(1145112630)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
Advanced Authoring in WeBWorK: Turn good math problems into great ones & submit them to the OpenProblemLibrary
Holiday Ballroom 1, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Marianna Bonanome, NYC College of Technology
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
K. Andrew Parker, NYC College of Technology

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Discrete Optimization, I
Room 344, BCC
Organizers:
Amitabh Basu, Johns Hopkins University basu.amitabh@gmail.com
Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis

2:15 p.m.
Intersecting restrictions in clutters.
Ahmad Abdi, Carnegie Mellon University
Gerard Cornuejols*, Carnegie Mellon University
Dabeen Lee, Carnegie Mellon University
(1145051427)

3:15 p.m.
Solving the Customized Coverage Probing problem through Set Covering.
Carla Michini*, University of Wisconsin Madison
Peter Ohmann, Saint John's University
Ben Liblit, University of Wisconsin Madison
Jeff Linderoth, University of Wisconsin Madison
(1145902160)

3:45 p.m.
The disjunctive hull of facility location problems.
Quentin Louveaux*, University of Liège, Belgium
(1145901732)

4:15 p.m.
Duality for Discrete Optimization: Theory and Applications.
Ted K Ralphs*, Lehigh University
(1145902540)

4:45 p.m.
Timevarying semidefinite optimization.
Amir Ali Ahmadi*, Princeton University
Bachir El Khadir, Princeton University
(1145492920)

5:15 p.m.
Blended Conditional Gradients.
Gabor Braun, Georgia Tech
Sebastian Pokutta*, Georgia Tech
Dan Tu, Georgia Tech
Stephen Wright, University of WisconsinMadison
(114590377)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Algorithmic Dimensions and Fractal Geometry, II
Room 343, BCC
Organizers:
Jack H. Lutz, Iowa State University lutz@iastate.edu
Elvira Mayordomo, University of Zaragoza, Spain

2:15 p.m.
Measure and randomness for algebraic structures.
Johanna N.Y. Franklin*, Hofstra University
Russell Miller, Queens College, CUNY
(1145032447)

2:45 p.m.
A Turing ideal with positive outer measure.
Takayuki Kihara, Nagoya University, Japan
Arno Pauly*, Swansea University, UK
(1145032017)

3:15 p.m.
Mutual Dimension and Random Sequences.
Adam Case*, Drake University
Jack H. Lutz, Iowa State University
(1145681686)

3:45 p.m.
Sofic subshifts and completely positive topological entropy.
Linda Brown Westrick*, Penn State
(1145032198)

4:15 p.m.
On Several New Notions of Algorithmic Dimension.
David J. Webb*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(1145031712)

4:45 p.m.
Quantization for Probability Distributions.
Mrinal K Roychowdhury*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(1145371685)

5:15 p.m.
Hausdorff dimension and randomness for continuous measures.
Jan Reimann*, Pennsylvania State University
(1145031703)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis of Fractional, Stochastic, and Hybrid Dynamic Systems with Applications, II
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
G. S. Ladde, University of South Florida
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@Louisiana.edu

2:15 p.m.
Composition of Pathway Fractional Integral operator on Generalized k  Wright Function.
Sunita Nagar*, Bhilwara, Rajasthan India
Harish Nagar, Sangam University, Bhilwara, Rajasthan India
(1145331723)

2:45 p.m.
Blowup Results for One Dimensional Caputo Fractional Reaction Diffusion Equation.
Subhash Subedi*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(114535945)

3:15 p.m.
Modeling online social network dynamics using fractional order differential equations.
Lingju Kong*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1145341763)

3:45 p.m.
Stochastic dynamical systems under geometric constraints.
Iuliana Teodorescu, University of South Florida
Razvan Teodorescu*, University of South Florida
(1145602109)

4:15 p.m.
Existence of the Solution in the Large for the Caputo Fractional Reaction Diffusion Equation by Picard's method.
Pradeep Godar Chhetri*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1145351236)

4:45 p.m.
Spectra of Boundary Integral Operators Defined on the Unit Sphere for the Modified Laplace Equation.
Vani Cheruvu*, The University of Toledo
Shravan Veerapaneni, The University of Michigan
Eduardo Corona, The University of Michigan
Ryan Kohl, The University of Michigan
(1145651215)

5:15 p.m.
Interconnected Nonlinear Survival State Hybrid Dynamic Models.
Gangaram S Ladde*, University of South Florida at Tampa
(1145922488)

5:45 p.m.
Mixed Generalized Iterative Method For Nonlinear Problems.
Aghalaya S. Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
M Sowmya, R. V. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560059, India
(1145341445)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Bifurcations of Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications, II
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Arzu Bilgin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey arzu.bilgin@erdogan.edu.tr
Toufik Khyat, Trinity College

2:15 p.m.
Cooperative hunting in a discrete predatorprey system.
Yunshyong Chow, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica
Sophia Jang*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
HuaMing Wang, Department of Statistics, Anhui Normal University
(114592466)

2:45 p.m.
The structure of the omega limit sets of nonautonomous discrete dynamical systems.
Saber Elaydi*, Trinity University
(1145392370)

3:15 p.m.
Symmetry Methods in the Solution of Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems.
Ann Brett*, Johnson & Wales University
(114539540)

3:45 p.m.
On a System of Rational Difference Equations with Nonconstant Coefficients.
Yevgeniy Kostrov, Manhattanville College
Zachary Kudlak*, United States Coast Guard Academy
Patrick Vernon, Xavier University of Louisiana
(114539715)

4:15 p.m.
A fractional nonlinear SchrödingerPoisson system.
Michail E. Filippakis*, University of Piraeus, Department of Digital Systems, Piraeus, Greece
Maria Eleni Poulou, Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering, University of Aegean
(114537195)

4:45 p.m.
Bifurcations as the Genesis of Instabilities in the Numerical Solutions to Differential Equations.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University
(1145391405)

5:15 p.m.
Template iterations of quadratic maps and hybrid Mandelbrot sets.
Anca Radulescu*, SUNY New Paltz
Kelsey Butera, SUNY New Paltz
Brandee Williams, SUNY New Paltz alumna
(1145371160)

5:45 p.m.
Global Dynamics for Discrete Models in Populations Dynamics of Single Species.
Arzu Bilgin*, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University
Mustafa Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
(114539427)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory: Research for Undergraduate and Early Graduate Students, II
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
Nicholas Baeth, Franklin and Marshall College nbaeth@fandm.edu
Branden Stone, Hamilton College

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Maxim Bichuch, Johns Hopkins University
Anja Richter, Baruch College, City University of New York
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute ssturm@wpi.edu

2:15 p.m.
Optimal portfolio allocations in a heterogeneous banking system.
Marko Weber*, Columbia University
Agostino Capponi, Columbia University
(1145601798)

2:45 p.m.
Systemic Risk: the Effect of Market Confidence.
Maxim Bichuch, John Hopkins University
Ke Chen*, John Hopkins University
(1145911624)

3:15 p.m.
Information Relaxation and the DualityBased Dynamic Programming.
Nan Chen*, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xiang Ma, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(1145901193)

4:15 p.m.
XVA Valuation Under Market Illiquidity.
Weijie Pang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(114560785)

4:45 p.m.
Pricing debt in financial networks with comonotonic endowments.
Tathagata Banerjee, Washington University in St. Louis
Zachary Feinstein*, Washington University in St. Louis
(1145601365)

5:15 p.m.
An Asymptotic Model for Fire Sales.
Nils Detering*, University of California Santa Barbara
Thilo MeyerBrandis, University of Munich
Konstantinos Panagiotou, University of Munich
Daniel Ritter, University of Munich
(1145601259)

5:45 p.m.
Prime Broker Lending and Hedge Fund Exposures.
Mathias S Kruttli, Federal Reserve Board
Phillip J Monin*, Office of Financial Research
Sumudu W Watugala, Cornell University
(1145912298)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry Labs United: Research, Visualization, and Outreach, II
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University
Sean Lawton, George Mason University
Anton Lukyanenko, George Mason University alukyane@gmu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Mathways: building a pipeline to undergraduate research in the Illinois Geometry Lab.
Matthew Ando, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jennifer McNeilly, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jeremy T. Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145972018)

2:45 p.m.
Dynamics on the Character Variety of the Fricke Spaces of Surfaces on Two Generators.
Ajeet S Gary*, University of Maryland, College Park
(114551843)

3:15 p.m.
An Overview of the University of Kentucky Math Lab.
Ben Riley*, University of Kentucky
Christopher Manon, University of Kentucky
(1145001577)

3:45 p.m.
Mason Experimental Geometry Lab: Overview and Community Engagement.
Sean Lawton, George Mason University
Jack Love*, George Mason University
Anton Lukyanenko, George Mason University
(1145001296)

4:15 p.m.
Labs: The ICenter at Kansas State University, 12 years of transgenerational math research.
Marianne Korten*, Kansas State University
Jamie Peabody, Kansas State University
(1145971294)

4:45 p.m.
Washington Experimental Mathematics Lab (WXML).
Samantha Kay Fairchild*, University of Washington
(1145972639)

5:15 p.m.
Panel on starting and running a Geometry Lab.
Sean Lawton, George Mason University
Anton Lukyanenko*, George Mason University
(1145001292)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Tensor Categories, II
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
SiuHung Ng, Louisiana State University
Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University
Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego hjtucker@ucsd.edu

2:15 p.m.
On the subcategory lattices of fusion categories.
Alex Levin, University of New Hampshire
Dmitri Nikshych*, University of New Hampshire
(1145181349)

2:45 p.m.
Morita equivalence classes of small index subfactors.
Pinhas Grossman, University of New South Wales
Scott Morrison, The Australia National University
David Penneys, The Ohio State University
Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago
Noah Snyder*, Indiana University
(1145181118)

3:15 p.m.
Kac cohomology as relative group cohomology.
César Galindo, Universidad de los Andes
Yiby Morales*, Universidad de los Andes
(1145182289)

3:45 p.m.
The module embedding theorem.
David Penneys*, The Ohio State University
(1145181219)

4:15 p.m.
Applications of Quantum Representations of Mapping Class Groups.
Wade Bloomquist*, University of California Santa Barbara
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Research Station Q and University of California Santa Barbara
(1145551105)

4:45 p.m.
An Interpolation Approach to Untwisted DijkgraafWitten Invariants.
Robert Laugwitz*, Rutgers University
Johannes Flake, RWTH Aachen University
(1145181793)

5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Braided module categories.
Alexei Davydov*, Ohio University
(1145182409)

5:45 p.m.
Higher central charge and higher Gauss sum of premodular categories.
Yilong Wang*, Louisiana State University
(1145182213)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on How to Guard an Art Gallery and Other Discrete Mathematical Adventures (In Memory of T. S. Michael, 1960 to 2016), II
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Joseph Bonin, The George Washington University
Carolyn Chun, US Naval Academy chun@usna.edu
Nancy Neudauer, Pacific University

2:15 p.m.
A Singular Way with Words.
Jennifer J Quinn*, University of Washington Tacoma
(1145051886)

2:45 p.m.
Guarding Art Galleries, Fortresses and Prison Yards.
T. S. Michael, U. S. Naval Academy
Val Pinciu*, Southern Connecticut State University
(1145051162)

3:15 p.m.
Cube unfoldings never overlap.
Kristin DeSplinter, University of Utah
Satyan Devadoss*, University of San Diego
Jordan Readyhough, University of San Diego
Bryce Wimberly, Trident Analysis
(114552620)

3:45 p.m.
Matroids and the minimum rank of a matrix pattern.
Louis Deaett*, Quinnipiac University
(1145051934)

4:15 p.m.
T.S.Michael's joint work on intrinsically knotted graphs.
Mark E. Kidwell*, U.S.Naval Academy (retired)
(114505279)

4:45 p.m.
Bent $p$ary functions and strongly regular graph decompositions.
Caroline G Melles*, United States Naval Academy
David Joyner, United States Naval Academy
(1145051582)

5:15 p.m.
SphereofInfluence Graphs, and Reminiscences of working with TS Michael.
Thomas Quint*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nevada Reno
(1145052487)

5:45 p.m.
A matrix rank identity with applications to combinatorial matices.
Bryan L Shader*, University of Wyoming
(114505790)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mappings on Metric and Banach Spaces with Applications to Fixed Point Theory, II
Room 347, BCC
Organizers:
Torrey M. Gallagher, Bucknell University tmg012@bucknell.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
Mathematical Art from Complex Analysis
Holiday Ballroom 3, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Frank Farris, Santa Clara University ffarris@scu.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Natural Resources Modeling, II
Room 336, BCC
Organizers:
Julie Blackwood, Williams College
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu

2:15 p.m.
Genetic diversity as a rescue mechanism in stochastic environments.
Sebastian Schreiber*, University of California, Davis
(1145921176)

2:45 p.m.
A DiscreteTime Anthrax Model In Human and Herbivore Populations.
Najat Ziyadi*, Morgan State University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University
(114592584)

3:15 p.m.
Risk Structured Model of Cholera Infections In Cameroon.
Fnu Eric Ngang Che*, Howard University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University
(1145921153)

3:45 p.m.
Modeling and control of enzootic West Nile virus transmission: The role of the avian nesting curve.
Suzanne Robertson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145921762)

4:15 p.m.
Understanding species persistence under reoccurring and interacting disturbances.
Amy Veprauskas*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tingting Tang, University of Notre Dame
(1145921356)

4:45 p.m.
Optimization and Games for Environmental Federalism.
Ben G Fitzpatrick*, Loyola Marymount University
(1145911509)

5:15 p.m.
Applications of Optimal Control for EcosystemBased Fishery Management.
Mahir Demir*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1145341199)

5:45 p.m.
Modeling Population Dynamics of Honeybee: Parasite, Disease and Nutrition.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
Jun Chen, Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center, ASU.
Marisabel RodriguezMessan, Dartmouth College
Komi Messan, U.S. Army Engineer Research
Gloria DeGrandiHoffman, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
(1145341714)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on New Directions in the Theory of Complex Multiplication, II
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Henri Darmon, McGill University henri.darmon@mcgill.ca
Samit Dasgupta, Duke University
Benedict Gross, Harvard University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Their Applications, II
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Mingchao Cai, Morgan State University
Gisele Mophou Loudjom, University of French West Indies, Guadeloupe, France
Gaston N'Guerekata, Morgan State University
Alexander Pankov, Morgan State University
Xuming Xie, Morgan State University
Guoping Zhang, Morgan State University Guoping.Zhang@morgan.edu

2:15 p.m.
Eberleinweakly almost periodic (in Stepanov  like sense) functions and applications.
Gaston M N'Guerekata*, Math Department, School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Morgan State University
(1145461130)

2:45 p.m.
Optimal control of averaged state of a parabolic equation with missing boundary condition.
Gisèle Mophou*, AimsCameroon, Limbé, Cameroon
Romario Tiomela Foko, AIMSCameroon, Limbe , Cameroon
Ali Seibou, Université Ouaga 3S, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
(114549510)

3:15 p.m.
Coupled systems of second order evolution equations in Hilbert spaces.
TiJun Xiao*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Fudan University
(114546367)

3:45 p.m.
Properties of operator semigroups.
Jin Liang*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(114546366)

4:15 p.m.
Existence results of $S$asymptotically $\omega$periodic mild solutions to some integrodifferential equations with nonlocal conditions.
Darin Orrie Brindle*, Morgan State University
(1145342441)

4:45 p.m.
Largetime asymptotic expansions in general systems of decaying functions for the NavierStokes equations.
Dat T Cao*, Texas Tech University
Luan T Hoang, Texas Tech University
(114535284)

5:15 p.m.
Optimal control of diffusion equation with missing data governed by Dirichlet fractional Laplacian.
JeanDaniel Djida, Departamento de Estatıstica, Analise Matematica e Optimizacion, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Spain.
Gisele Mophou, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), P.O. B ox 608, Limbe Crystal Gardens, South West Region, Cameroon
Pasquini Fotsing Soh*, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), P.O. B ox 608, Limbe Crystal Gardens, South West Region, Cameroon
(114535511)

5:45 p.m.
Resonant $(p,q)$equations with Robin boundary condition.
Michail E. Filippakis*, University of Piraeus, Department of Digital Systems, Piraeus, Greece
(114535190)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Numerical Methods for PDEs and Applications, II
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Wenrui Hao, Pennsylvania State University
Qingguo Hong, Pennsylvania State University huq11@psu.edu
Jinchao Xu, Pennsylvania State University

2:15 p.m.
The Basic Principles and Recent Developments of Weak Galerkin Finite Element Methods.
Junping Wang*, National Science Foundation
(114535577)

3:15 p.m.
Discontinuous Galerkin method and Weak Galerkin Method.
Xiu Ye*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(114565505)

3:45 p.m.
A New PrimalDual Weak Galerkin Finite Element Method for Illposed Elliptic Cauchy Problems.
Chunmei Wang*, Texas Tech University
(114565751)

4:15 p.m.
Extended Galerkin Method.
Qingguo Hong*, The Pennsylvania State Univiersity
Shuonan Wu, Peking University
Jinchao Xu, The Pennsylvania State University
(114565419)

4:45 p.m.
A modified preconditioned conjugate gradient method for a nonsymmetric elliptic boundary value problem.
Zhen Chao*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Dexuan Xie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1145652612)

5:15 p.m.
Locally conservative finite elements for axisymmetric Stokes equation.
Young Ju Lee*, Texas State University
Hengguang Li, Wayne State University
(1145761149)

5:45 p.m.
Preconditioning for mixed variational formulations.
Constantin Bacuta, University of Delaware
Jacob Jacavage*, University of Delaware
(1145651239)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Optimal Methods in Applicable Analysis: Variational Inequalities, Low Rank Matrix Approximations, Systems Engineering, Cyber Security, II
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Aritra Dutta, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Ram Mohapatra, University of Central Florida ram.mohapatra@ucf.edu
Gayatri Pany, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Nabin Kumar Sahu, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India

2:15 p.m.
Equilibrium structure for a spatial economy: effects of automated transport modes.
Gayatri Pany*, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
(1145491469)

2:45 p.m.
Effect of information on the social efficiency of a service system in the presence of strategic customers.
Gopinath Panda*, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
(1145911543)

3:15 p.m.
Group Interactions in TU games : The $k$lateral value.
Surajit Borkotokey*, Department of Mathematics, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India
Dhrubajit Choudhury, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India
Loyimee Gogoi, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India
Rajnish Kumar, Queen's Management School, Queen's University, Belfat, UK
(114591124)

3:45 p.m.
UAVs Mesh Network Survivability Against Cyber Attacks: A Simulation Study.
Rachid Ait Maalem Lahcen*, University of Central Florida
Ram Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(114500361)

4:15 p.m.
Multivariate and Convex Approximation by Choquet integrals.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(114541147)

4:45 p.m.
Primal FirstOrder Necessary Efficiency Conditions for Locally Lipschitz Multiobjective Optimization Problems.
Elena Constantin*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(114590152)

5:15 p.m.
The $A$analytic approach to $X$ray tomography.
Kamran Sadiq*, Johann Radon Institute of Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)
(114535362)

5:45 p.m.
Multilevel wavelet approximation on the sphere.
Ratikanta Behera*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, West Bengal, India
(114541263)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quaternions, II
Room 319, BCC
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.
Maxwell, Clifford, and Hestenes.
Johannes Familton*, BMCC City University of New York
Richard Friedberg, Columbia University (emeritus)
(114578531)

2:45 p.m.
Quaternions in Geometric Algebra and Physics.
David Hestenes*, Department of Physics, Arizona State University
(114515150)

3:45 p.m.
Computational advantages and historical insights from viewing quaternionic interpolation of threedimensional rotations as geodesic vector interpolation on $S^2$.
Bob Palais*, Utah Valley University
(1145222929)

4:15 p.m.
How can symmetries of a rectangle, tethered up to homotopy, provide a physical model for the quaternion group? Generalizations?
William A. Bogley, Oregon State University
David Pengelley*, Oregon State University
(1145552199)

4:45 p.m.
Visualization and separation of chromatic information in natural and medical images based on a quaternion algebra framework.
Nektarios A Valous*, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT)
Rodrigo Rojas Moraleda, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT)
Neha Pandey, Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR)
Dirk Jaeger, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT)
Inka Zoernig, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT)
Niels Halama, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT)
(11456830)

5:15 p.m.
Splitquaternion representation of a functional hierarchy of a biologic system.
Garri Davydyan*, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
(114516250)

5:45 p.m.
Quaternionvalued Solutions to the KortewegdeVries Equation.
John Cobb, College of Charleston
Alex Kasman*, College of Charleston
Albert Serna, College of Charleston
Monique Sparkman, College of Charleston
(11453561)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advancements in Mathematical Modeling of Cancer, II
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Kamila Larripa, Humboldt State University
Hwayeon Ryu, University of Hartford hryu@hartford.edu

2:15 p.m.
An intracellular model of synergistic CD8 T cell costimulation by 41BB (CD134) and OX40 (CD137).
Anna Konstorum*, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health
Anthony T. Vella, Department of Immunology, UConn Health, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington
Adam J. Adler, Department of Immunology, UConn Health, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT
(1145921730)

3:15 p.m.
The Impact of Induced Drug Resistance in Cancer Chemotherapy.
James Greene*, Rutgers University
Eduardo Sontag, Northeastern University and Harvard Medical School
Jana Gevertz, The College of New Jersey
Cynthia SanchezTapia, Rutgers University
(1145922005)

4:15 p.m.
Mechanical feedback and stress relaxation in tumor spheroid growth.
Min Wu, Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Huaming Yan, Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Daniel RamirezGuerrero*, Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
John Lowengrub, Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
(1145002019)

5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Modeling cellcell interaction based pattern generation by Notch pathway.
Gaurav Mendiratta*, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, USA
(1145922074)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Regularity Lemmas, II
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Gabriel Conant, University of Notre Dame gconant@nd.edu
Rehana Patel,
Julia Wolf, University of Bristol, UK

2:15 p.m.
The robustness framework for strong regularity lemmas and the application for ordered graphs.
Eldar Fischer*, Faculty of Computer Science, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(1145051515)

3:15 p.m.
Using combinatorial limits to obtain regularity lemmas.
Mirna D{ž}amonja*, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, associated to IHPST, Paris, France
Ivan Toma{š}i{ć}, Queen Mary University of London, UK
(1145031014)

4:15 p.m.
Regularity Lemmas in the Limit.
Henry P Towsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(114503869)

4:45 p.m.
Digraphon estimation via stepfunction approximations.
Diana Cai*, Princeton University
Nate Ackerman, Harvard University
Cameron Freer, Borelian Corporation
(1145622094)

5:15 p.m.
Connections between learning, pseudorandomness, and regularity.
Russell G. Impagliazzo*, University of California, San Diego
(1145942671)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, II
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Van Cyr, Bucknell University
Bryna Kra, Northwestern University kra@math.northwestern.edu

2:15 p.m.
The mapping class group of a minimal subshift (Part I).
Kitty Yang*, Northwestern University
Scott Schmieding, Northwestern University
(1145372062)

2:45 p.m.
The mapping class group of a minimal subshift (part 2).
Scott Schmieding*, Northwestern University
Kitty Yang, Northwestern University
(1145371851)

3:15 p.m.
Mildly mixing interval exchange transformations.
Donald Robertson*, University of Utah
(1145372076)

3:45 p.m.
Optimal lower bounds for multiple recurrence.
Sebastian Donoso, Instituto de Ciencias de la Ingenieria, Universidad de O'Higgings
Anh Ngoc Le, Northwestern University
Joel Moreira*, Northwestern University
Wenbo Sun, Ohio State University
(1145372413)

4:15 p.m.
Almost periodic along subsequences.
Anh N Le*, Northwestern University
(1145371379)

4:45 p.m.
Topological models characterizing multiple ergodic averages.
Sebastian Donoso, Universidad de O'Higgins
Wenbo Sun*, the Ohio State University
(1145371089)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
Teaching an Undergraduate Computational Science Course
Holiday Ballroom 2, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Joseph Eichholz, RoseHulman Insitute of Technology eichholz@rosehulman.edu
Allen Holder, RoseHulman Insitute of Technology

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Using Research about Teaching and Learning to Inform the Preparation of Graduate Students to Teach
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Jack Bookman, Duke University bookman@math.duke.edu
Teri J. Murphy, University of Cincinnati

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Discrete Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum  Ideas and Innovations in Teaching, II
Room 305, BCC
Organizers:
John Caughman, Portland State University
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Elise Lockwood, Oregon State University elise314@gmail.com

2:15 p.m.
Puzzles, Games, and ProblemSolving in Discrete Mathematics.
Marilyn Reba*, Clemson University
Doug Shier, Clemson University
(1145C5285)

2:35 p.m.
Using Games and Puzzles to Teach Discrete Mathematics.
Miriam HarrisBotzum*, Lehigh Carbon Community College
(1145C52718)

2:55 p.m.
Puzzling Through Discrete Mathematics.
Edmund A Lamagna*, University of Rhode Island
(1145C51293)

3:15 p.m.
A discrete math course with early graph theory.
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
(1145C52402)

3:35 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Discrete Mathematics as a Potential Gateway Course.
William T Mahavier*, Lamar University
(1145C52258)

3:55 p.m.
Connecting Discrete Mathematics to School Mathematics.
Elizabeth G Arnold*, James Madison University
Elizabeth A Fulton, Montana State University
Elizabeth A Burroughs, Montana State University
(1145C51550)

4:15 p.m.
A Required Discrete Mathematics Course is No Less Important for Mathematics Majors than Calculus I.
Joseph Malkevitch*, Department of Mathematics, York College (CUNY)
(1145C5648)

4:35 p.m.
Unifying sets and logic with the real world in a Liberal Arts Mathematics course.
Christopher S Shaw*, Columbia College Chicago
(1145C52548)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory
Room 313, BCC

2:15 p.m.
Relating singularly perturbed rational maps to families of entire maps.
Joanna Furno*, University of Houston
Lorelei Koss, Dickinson College
(1145371971)

2:30 p.m.
A QuasiStrictly NonVolterra Quadratic Stochastic Operator.
A. J. M. Hardin*, University of Oklahoma
U. A. Rozikov, Institute of mathematics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
(114537171)

2:45 p.m.
The connectedness locus of IFS consisting of two similitudes.
Nick Mendler*, University of San Francisco
(1145372832)

3:00 p.m.
Models on the unit square of the Chacón, Pascal, and other cutting and stacking transformations.
Jennifer N JonesBaro*, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT)
Hindy Drillick, Stony Brook University
Alonso EspinosaDominguez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James Leng, University of California, Berkeley
Yelena Mandelshtam, Stanford University
Cesar E. Silva, Williams College
(1145372534)

3:15 p.m.
NonRigid RankOne Infinite Measures on the Circle.
Yelena Mandelshtam*, Stanford University
Alonso EspinosaDominguez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hindy Drillick, Stony Brook University
Jennifer N. JonesBaro, Universidad de Guanajuato/CIMAT
James Leng, University of California, Berkeley
Cesar E. Silva, Williams College
(1145372737)

3:30 p.m.
Effects of additional interactions on the dynamics of networks.
Yunjiao Wang*, Texas Southern University
Alberto Zepeda, Texas Southern University
Faith Grice, Texas Southern University
Erika Martinez, Texas Southern University
Susan Gonzalez, Texas Southern University
Julio Chavez, Texas Southern University
(1145372800)

3:45 p.m.
Billiards Inside, Circles Outside: Dynamics of a Charged Particle in a Piecewise Constant Magnetic Field.
Sean Gasiorek*, University of California Santa Cruz
(1145371300)

4:00 p.m.
Quantifying intensity of dynamic attractors using bounded, nonautonomous control.
Katherine Meyer*, University of Minnesota
Richard McGehee, University of Minnesota
(1145371436)

4:15 p.m.
A mathematical model of gender bias and homophily in professional hierarchies.
Sara M Clifton, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kaitlin Hill*, University of Minnesota
Avinash J Karamchandani, Northwestern University
Eric A Autry, Duke University
Patrick McMahon, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Grace Sun, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145372759)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematical models linking withinhost to betweenhost HIV dynamics.
Elyssa N Sliheet*, Southwestern University
J Montgomery Maxwell, DePaul University
(1145371602)

4:45 p.m.
Stoichiometry and Toxicity in Aquatic Food Webs.
Md Nazmul Hassan*, Texas Tech University,Lubbock,TX
Angela Peace, Texas Tech University
(1145371880)

5:00 p.m.
Decomposition of Nonlinear System Dynamics into Multiple Time Scales.
Ryan Chakmak, Claremont McKenna College
Colleen Chan, Yale University
Gal Dimand, University of Redlands
Aaron George*, University of Maryland
(114537470)

5:15 p.m.
Frequency effects of various cubic resonances on a delayed oscillator.
Lauren Lazarus*, Trinity College
(1145372259)

5:30 p.m.
Synchronization of a chaotic system by generalized active control.
Nour elhouda Berguellah*, Constantine 1 university
Nasr eddine Hamri, Mila university center
(114537457)

5:45 p.m.
WellPosedness and LongTime Dynamics of Geophysical Fluid Flows.
Maleafisha Joseph Stephen Tladi*, University of Limpopo
(1145371)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Classroom
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Timothy B. Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Shannon R. Lockard, Bridgewater State University slockard@bridgew.edu

2:15 p.m.
The Collaboratory: An Undergraduate Introduction to Research.
Jordan O Tirrell*, Mount Holyoke College
(1145B12789)

2:35 p.m.
The Development and Implementation of a Mathematics Research Methods Course.
Dandrielle C Lewis*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1145B11865)

2:55 p.m.
Contests as Inspiration: Research in the Undergraduate Classroom.
Erika L Ward*, Jacksonville University
Daniel Moseley, Jacksonville University
(1145B11923)

3:15 p.m.
Mini Research Projects in a Collaborative Classroom Environment.
Jenny Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1145B1158)

3:35 p.m.
Student research in the algebra classroom.
Kassie Archer*, University of Texas at Tyler
L.K. Lauderdale, Towson University
(1145B12320)

3:55 p.m.
Mathematics reasoning diagram: a pedagogical tool for classroom teaching of mathematics research and communication.
Malcah Effron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Andreas Karatsolis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Suzanne Lane, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ari Nieh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Susan Ruff*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1145B12099)

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Student Learning Gains Derived from Research embedded in a Statistics and Probability Course.
Maria M Franco*, Queensborough Community College  The City University of New York (CUNY)
(1145B11182)

4:35 p.m.
Sample Class Projects that Provide Research Experience in Undergraduate Classrooms.
Aihua Li*, Montclair State University
(1145B12072)

4:55 p.m.
From aerodynamics to wind data, genetics algorithm and 3D printing.
Malgorzata Marciniak, LaGuardia Community College
Marina Nechayeva*, LaGuardia Community College
Vladimir Przhebelskyi, LaGuardia Community College
(1145B12829)

5:15 p.m.
A CourseEmbedded Undergraduate Research Experience in a Linear Algebra/Differential equations course.
Jeffrey O Wand*, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1145B11947)

5:35 p.m.
A course pathway implementing research experiences in an introductory proof class.
Peri A Shereen*, Californiai State University, Monterey Bay
(1145B11694)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on LowDimensional Manifolds
Room 333, BCC

2:15 p.m.
Computational methods applied to local moves on knots.
Katie Tucker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145542378)

2:30 p.m.
Character Varieties of $(2k + 1, 3, 2k + 1)$ Knots.
Leona Sparaco*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1145542053)

2:45 p.m.
Weights of Essential State Surfaces: A Combinatorial Approach.
Cynthia L. Curtis, The College of New Jersey
Kate O'Connor*, The College of New Jersey
(1145571910)

3:00 p.m.
Twisted Knots of Color.
Catherine Ross*, Missouri State University
(1145002826)

3:15 p.m.
A generalization of the rectangle condition.
Bohyun None Kwon*, Korea University
(114557975)

3:30 p.m.
On the topology of groups of type $\mathcal{Z}$.
Kirk McDermott*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(1145571940)

3:45 p.m.
Niebrzydowski Algebras and Trivalent Spatial Graphs.
Paige Graves, University of Virginia
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College
Sherilyn Tamagawa*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(114557665)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
DGA Representations, Ruling Polynomials, and the Colored HOMFLYPT Polynomial.
Caitlin Leverson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dan Rutherford, Ball State University
(1145572119)

4:30 p.m.
Representing knot types by elements of a symmetric group.
Cory Glover*, Brigham Young University
Mark Hughes, Brigham Young University
Leslie Colton, Brigham Young University
Samantha Sandberg, Brigham Young University
(1145572117)

4:45 p.m.
A Complete Set of Moves on Petal Diagrams.
Leslie Colton*, Brigham Young University
Corey Glover, Brigham Young University
Samantha Sandberg, Brigham Young University
Mark Hughes, Brigham Young University
(1145572506)

5:00 p.m.
Link Shake Concordance and Link Homotopy.
Anthony Bosman*, Andrews University
(1145542864)

5:15 p.m.
Torsion in Khovanov Homology of 3Braids.
Alex A Chandler*, North Carolina State University
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
Victor Summers, North Carolina State University
(1145182808)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Algebra, I
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

2:15 p.m.
On n abelian coverings of finite groups.
Josh Hiller*, Adelphi University
Tuval Foguel, Adelphi University
(1145VL1080)

2:30 p.m.
Subgroups of Groups of Units Modulo n.
Shahriyar Roshan Zamir*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1145VL1378)

2:45 p.m.
On the Properties of alphaSkew Armendariz Modules.
Parastoo Malakooti Rad, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran.
Sara Shirinkam*, University of the Incarnate Word
(1145VL1613)

3:00 p.m.
Minimum Euclidean Function Over (\mathbb{Z}[\omega]).
Erica R Bajo Calderon*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1145VL1755)

3:15 p.m.
The combinatorics of the $P$partition generating function and its irreducibility.
Michael Weselcouch*, North Carolina State University
Ricky Ini Liu, North Carolina State University
(1145VL1950)

3:30 p.m.
Searching for Toric Rings with USTP.
D. Johnson*, University of Utah
(1145VL1963)

3:45 p.m.
Results in Leibniz $n$algebras from the category $\mathbf{U}_n(\mathbf{Lb})$.
Min Soo Kim*, Vanderbilt University
(1145VL1978)

4:00 p.m.
Systems of Linear Recurrences with NonConstant Coefficients.
Everett Sullivan*, Lewis & Clark College
(1145VL2042)

4:15 p.m.
The Polydegree Conjecture.
Kaitlyn A Perry*, Wingate University
(1145VL2049)

4:30 p.m.
GIT Fan for Mori Dream Spaces.
Jamie Peabody*, Kansas State University
(1145VL2334)

4:45 p.m.
Finding Relations Between Invariants of Representations Using a Monte Carlo Method.
Alison Becker*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1145VL2344)

5:00 p.m.
The elasticity and union of sets of lengths of Puiseux monoids.
Marly Cormar*, University of Florida
(1145VL2837)

5:15 p.m.
Product Formulas in Log GromovWitten Theory.
Leo Herr*, CU Boulder
(1145VL2996)

5:30 p.m.
A Note on Solitary Subgroups of Finite Groups.
Orieta Liriano*, Instituto de Matemática. Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
Ramon EstebanRomero, Institut Universitari de Matemàtica Pura i Aplicada, Universitat Politècnica de València, València, Spain
(1145VL2614)

5:45 p.m.
On a software accessible database of faithful representations of Lie algebras.
Cailin Foster*, Dixie State University
(1145VL2780)

6:00 p.m.
Critical Groups.
Houssein El Turkey, University of New Haven
Salam Turki*, Rhode Island College
(1145VL2820)

6:15 p.m.
Factorizations in Puiseux algebras.
Felix Gotti*, UC Berkeley
(1145VL2834)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Analysis
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Existence of minimal and maximal solutions for Caputo fractional differential equations with bounded delay.
J. Diego Ramirez*, Savannah State University
(1145VM105)

2:30 p.m.
Families of Complex Linear Differential Equations in the Unit Disk.
Kari E. Fowler*, University of Tampa
(1145VM129)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An unexpected random walk.
Thomas J Osler*, Rowan University
Marcus Wright, Rowan University
(1145VM1328)

3:00 p.m.
Iteration of Differentiation.
Jakob Hofstad, St. Olaf College
David Walmsley*, St. Olaf College
(1145VM1417)

3:15 p.m.
Extending the Gauss  Lucas Theorem.
Gabriel Prajitura*, SUNY Brockport
(1145VM1587)

3:30 p.m.
Mixing and local central limit theorem for hyperbolic dynamical systems.
Peter Nandori*, Univeristy of Maryland College Park
(1145VM1768)

3:45 p.m.
Series where the set of Selective Sums is a Cantorval.
Timothy D Ferdinands*, Bethel College Indiana
John Ferdinands, Calvin College
(1145VM1807)

4:00 p.m.
Rigidity of Local Quasisymmetric Maps on Fibered Spaces.
Mark Medwid*, Rhode Island College
Xiangdong Xie, Bowling Green State University
(1145VM2001)

4:15 p.m.
NEW TIME:Lebesgue Integration on a Banach Space with a Schauder Basis.
Timothy I Myers*, Howard University
(1145VM2412)

4:30 p.m.
Maximum Principles for MatrixValued Analytic Functions.
Alberto A. Condori*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1145VM2564)

4:45 p.m.
Existence of Coboundaries.
Terrence Adams*, U.S. Government
Joseph Rosenblatt, IUPUI
(1145VM2748)

5:00 p.m.
Uniform Convergence and Boundary DenjoyWolff Points.
R Alexander Glickfield*, Butler University
Scott Kaschner, Butler University
(1145VM2822)

5:15 p.m.
Maximal metrics and distortion of circle diffeomorphisms.
Michael P Cohen*, Carleton College
(1145VM2862)

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Sparse Domination of Multilinear Dyadic Operators.
Ishwari J Kunwar*, Fort Valley State University
(1145VM3004)

5:45 p.m.
Examples of spaces of analytic functions with variable exponents.
Gerardo R Chacon*, Gallaudet University
Gerardo A Chacon, Universidad Antonio Nariño
(1145VM375)

6:00 p.m.
Weighted shifts associated with composition operators: fixed points and iteration points.
Isabelle Chalendar, Universite Paris Est Marne la Vallee
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
(1145VM524)

6:15 p.m.
NEW TIME: Partitions of Steiner Equiangular Tight Frames.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
James Rosado, Temple University
(1145VM857)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Room 303, BCC
Organizers:
John David, Virginia Military Institute davidja@vmi.edu
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster rpasteur@wooster.edu

2:15 p.m.
A Statistical Analysis of Muhlenberg College's Fourth Down Strategy.
Luke Wiley*, Muhlenberg College
James Russell, Muhlenberg College
(1145B52312)

2:35 p.m.
Playing to Win? TwoPoint Conversion Decisions in Major College Football.
R Drew Pasteur*, College of Wooster
(1145B52318)

2:55 p.m.
Determining the radius of a figure skate blade: A ModelEliciting Activity.
Robert Nedwick*, Towson University
Diana S Cheng, Towson University
(1145B51546)

3:15 p.m.
Applications of hypothetical competition analysis for figure skating team events.
Diana S Cheng*, Towson University
Peter Coughlin, University of Maryland, College Park
(1145B51545)

3:35 p.m.
SportsBased Learning: Volleyball.
Lauren Hall*, Saint Joseph's University
Tetyana Berezovski, Saint Joseph's University
(1145B51681)

3:55 p.m.
Mathematical Models in Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG).
Tetyana Berezovski*, Department of Mathematics, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia
(1145B52098)

4:15 p.m.
When Do You Call the Bullpen?
Zach A. Hollis, Trine University
Dylan A Kunce*, Trine University
(1145B52323)

4:35 p.m.
Applied Sabermetrics: Using math to help a Divison I baseball team win.
David Miller*, University of Hartford
(1145B51027)

4:55 p.m.
Using baseball simulation software to investigate d(wins)/dx for various statistics x.
Robert Franzosa*, University of Maine
(1145B52511)

5:15 p.m.
Consecutive SameScore Streaks in MLB games.
Peter Staab*, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA
Richard Cleary, Babson College, Wellsley, MA
(1145B52707)

5:35 p.m.
Potential Referee Bias Inferred from Statistical Anomalies in Sports Play By Play Data.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
(1145B51093)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and the Arts, II
Room 306, BCC
Organizers:
Karl Kattchee, University of WisconsinLaCrosse
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu
Anil Venkatesh, Ferris State University

2:15 p.m.
Tesscelestial.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, NC State University
(1145D12916)

2:35 p.m.
Transformed by Escher: Discovering the Art and Mathematics in a Regular Division of the Plane.
Sandy M. Spitzer*, Towson University
Julia M. Daniel, Towson University
Alexandria H. Wilhelm, Towson University
(1145D12772)

2:55 p.m.
SelfDiagramming Lace: Minimalist Edition.
Susan Goldstine*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1145D12110)

3:15 p.m.
Embroidery of a Hyperbolic Fish Pattern.
Douglas Dunham*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Lisa Shier, University of Maryland
(1145D1974)

3:35 p.m.
Curvahedra, Making Manifolds.
Edmund Harriss*, University of Arkansas
(1145D12336)

3:55 p.m.
Exploring Nanobiological Structures with 3D Nanotomography, 4D Printing Via SelfAssembly, and Graph Theory.
John R Jungck*, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
(1145D11815)

4:15 p.m.
Hamiltonian Cycles on Möbius Strips and Other Surfaces.
Robert A Bosch*, Oberlin College
Ari Smith, Oberlin College and Conservatory
(1145D11682)

4:35 p.m.
Elliptification of Rectangular Imagery.
Chamberlain Fong*, San Francisco, CA
(1145D12218)

4:55 p.m.
Factoring homographies to analyze perspective distortions.
Fumiko Futamura*, Southwestern University
Marc Frantz, Indiana University Bloomington
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin and Marshall College
(1145D12190)

5:15 p.m.
The Treachery of Geometric Images.
Aiden Steinle*, Southwestern University
Fumiko Futamura, Southwestern University
(1145D12159)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Open Educational Resources: Combining Technological Tools and Innovative Practices to Improve Student Learning, II
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University batchison@framingham.edu
Marianna Bonanome, New York City College of Technology
Margaret Dean, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Annie Han, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Michael Gage, University of Rochester

2:15 p.m.
What is Precalculus?: My journey in developing active learning materials.
Philip DeOrsey*, Westfield State University
(1145L12431)

2:35 p.m.
Active Preparation for Calculus: a new free and open text.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1145L11157)

2:55 p.m.
An OER Cycle in a Calculus Course.
Axel Brandt*, Northern Kentucky University
(1145L11801)

3:15 p.m.
Challenges and Opportunities of Using WeBWork as a Free Homework System in Teaching Calculus.
Matt Sunderland*, College of Staten Island, The City University Of New York
(1145L12882)

3:35 p.m.
Discussion.

3:55 p.m.
Opening the classroom: Adopting and Adapting Open Educational Resources and Open Source Software for a Discrete Computing Course.
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, Bates College
(1145L11255)

4:15 p.m.
Creating and Using Multimedia OER Modules for a Linear Algebra Course.
Anna Davis*, Ohio Dominican University
Paul Zachlin, Lakeland Community College
(1145L12102)

4:35 p.m.
OpenEnded Exploration Problems: Using WeBWorK to Break the TextbookProblem Mold.
K. Andrew Parker*, CUNY City Tech
(1145L11952)

4:55 p.m.
Break

4:55 p.m.
NEW DAY /& TIME: The Influence of Technology on Mathematics Anxiety in Developmental Mathematics Courses.
Sun Young Ban*, Teachers College Columbia University
(1145L11494)

5:15 p.m.
Academic apps: teaching with technology to motivate instantaneous rates of change.
Bryan Adams*, United States Military Academy
Dusty Turner, United States Military Academy
Andrew Plucker, United States Military Academy
(1145L1272)

5:35 p.m.
Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications for Math Education.
Lee Stemkoski*, Adelphi University
(1145L11548)

5:55 p.m.
Refining Mathematical Curriculum.
Christina M Ferrante, Adelphi University
Lara M Klein*, Adelphi University
(1145L1765)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 312, BCC

2:15 p.m.
Using geometric evolution equations to show stability in mathematical relativity.
Brian Allen*, United States Military Academy
(114535268)

2:30 p.m.
Mean Value Theorems for Riemannian Manifolds via the Obstacle Problem.
Jeremy LeCrone*, University of Richmond
Ivan Blank, Kansas State University
Brian Benson, University of California Riverside
(1145351055)

2:45 p.m.
Existence and structure of minimizers of least gradient problems.
Amir Moradifam*, University of California, Riverside
(1145352032)

3:00 p.m.
Existence and Selection of SaffmanTaylor Fingers by Kinetic Undercooling.
Xuming Xie*, Morgan State University
(1145351053)

3:15 p.m.
Steklov eigenvalues of reflectionsymmetric nearlycircular planar domains.
Robert Paul Viator*, Southern Methodist University
Braxton Osting, University of Utah
(1145352434)

3:30 p.m.
Breather Soliton Interactions for the Quaternionic KdV Equation.
John David Cobb*, College of Charleston
Alex Kasman, College of Charleston
Albert Serna, College of Charleston
Monique Sparkman, College of Charleston
(114535453)

3:45 p.m.
Computations on the Koch Snowflake with Boundary and Interior Energies.
Malcolm Gabbard*, Colorado College
(1145352663)

4:00 p.m.
Infinitely many solutions for a semilinear problem on exterior domains with nonlinear boundary condition.
Janak R Joshi*, State University of New York, Oswego
Joseph Iaia, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
(114535656)

4:15 p.m.
Crossdiffusive instabilities and pattern formation in a nonlinear public goods game.
Russ F. deForest*, Pennsylvania State University
(1145352802)

4:30 p.m.
Traveling wave solutions for a cancer stem cell invasion model.
Caleb Mayer, University of Michigan
Eric Stachura*, Kennesaw State University
(114535406)

4:45 p.m.
A finite sampling method for approximating initial data in some linear evolution equations.
Ramesh Karki*, Indiana University East
(1145351899)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of positive solutions to a diffusive predatorprey system with hunting cooperation in predators.
Wonlyul Ko*, Institute of Basic Science/Korea university
(1145351330)

5:15 p.m.
On global and blowup solutions for a shortranged chemical signaling loop.
Tian Xiang*, Renmin University of China
(1145353008)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, II
Room 322, BCC
Organizers:
Tom Banchoff, Brown University
Curtis Bennett, California State University, Long Beach
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.
Student Impressions of Online Mathematics Homework.
N. Paul Schembari*, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1145E12361)

2:35 p.m.
Data Integration in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
Nicole Juersivich*, Nazareth College
Matt Hoffman, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1145E1442)

2:55 p.m.
Effective Practice and Feedback Methods in Calculus I.
Kristin A Camenga*, Juniata College
Kimberly A Roth, Juniata College
(1145E1587)

3:15 p.m.
A study of student perceptions of office hours and the impact of required and elective attendance on those perceptions.
Lake Ritter, Kennesaw State University
Jennifer Vandenbussche*, Kennesaw State University
Christina Scherrer, Kennesaw State University
(1145E11122)

3:35 p.m.
Supporting the Algebraic Reasoning of Calculus Students.
Katherine J. Mawhinney*, Appalachian State University
Katrina Palmer, Appalachian State University
Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University
Vicky Klima, Appalachian State University
(1145E11741)

3:55 p.m.
Better Calculus through Biology: The Biocalculus Sequence at Penn State University.
Eric Simring*, Penn State University
(1145E12818)

4:15 p.m.
Investigating students' progression through a mathematics course sequence based on instructional methods used in introductory calculus.
Paran R Norton*, Clemson University
Karen A High, Clemson University
William C Bridges, Clemson University
(1145E12692)

4:35 p.m.
Mathematics Immersion Eases the Transition to Proof.
Robb Sinn*, University of North Georgia
Karen Briggs, University of North Georgia
(1145E12545)

4:55 p.m.
Teaching the Mean Value Theorem to students not intending to major in math.
Joshua A Cole*, Wabash College
(1145E12930)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topics in Analysis
Room 335, BCC

2:15 p.m.
The monotonicity properties of a generalized Bessel function.
See Keong Lee*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(114530991)

2:30 p.m.
Zeros of polynomials with fourterm recurrence and linear coefficients.
Khang D Tran*, California State University, Fresno
Andres Zumba, California State University, Fresno
(1145301022)

2:45 p.m.
Zero Distribution of a Sequence of Polynomials with a Higher Order Three Term Recurrence.
Libby Farrell, Grinnell College
Andres Zumba*, California State University, Fresno
(114530119)

3:00 p.m.
On the Limit Behavior of Iterated Function Systems of Holomorphic Maps.
Kourosh Tavakoli*, Oklahoma City University
(1145302809)

3:15 p.m.
Convolutions of Normalized Harmonic Mappings.
Stacey Muir*, The University of Scranton
(1145302624)

3:30 p.m.
Equivalence among variable exponent Hardy or Bergman spaces.
Tim Ferguson*, University of Alabama
(1145301370)

3:45 p.m.
Composition of MarichevSaigoMaeda Fractional Operators and Generalized k Struve Function.
Harish Nagar*, Sangam University, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India
Seema Kabra, Sangam University, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India
(11453356)

4:00 p.m.
Convex families of holomorphic mappings related to the convex mappings of the ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, The University of Scranton
(1145322662)

4:15 p.m.
pCapacity and pPoisson Equation.
Lucio MG Prado*, Department of Mathematics, BMCC  The City University of New York
(1145312750)

4:30 p.m.
Sequences of Ratios of 1Periodic Functions.
Tessa Murthy*, Yale University
(114526423)

4:45 p.m.
For which geometric object , its shape can be heard?
Javad Namazi*, FDU
(1145262274)

5:00 p.m.
A singular function from Sturmian continued fractions.
DoYong Kwon*, Chonnam National University
(1145261542)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Undergraduate Student TAs in Mathematics
Room 304, BCC
Organizers:
Aaron Peterson, Northwestern University
Ursula Porod, Northwestern University uporod@northwestern.edu

2:15 p.m.
Incorporating Learning Assistants in the Redesign of Critical Math Courses.
Jeremiah Hower*, Florida International University
Roneet Merkin, Florida International University
(1145C11222)

2:35 p.m.
Training of Undergraduate Learning Assistants in developmental math, precalculus and calculus classes.
Martina Bode*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1145C11438)

2:55 p.m.
The University of Maine's Program to Incorporate Undergraduate Teaching Assistants into Faculty Course Reform Efforts.
Natasha Speer*, The University of Maine
Erin Vinson, The University of Maine
MacKenzie Stetzer, The University of Maine
Laura Millay, The University of Maine
(1145C12248)

3:15 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning Associates at Dickinson College: Supporting Teaching and Learning.
Sarah N Bryant*, Dickinson College
Emily Marshall, Dickinson Colllege
(1145C11814)

3:35 p.m.
The Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship (UTA) in Hopkins Math.
Richard J Brown*, Johns Hopkins University
(1145C11232)

3:55 p.m.
Cultivating high quality undergraduate math TAs at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Maria Wesslen*, University of Toronto Mississauga
(1145C1102)

4:15 p.m.
University of Maryland Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships.
D. Levermore, University of Maryland
K. Okoudjou, University of Maryland
R. Rosca, University of Maryland
K. Williams, University of Maryland
J. WyssGallifent*, University of Maryland
(1145C12751)

4:35 p.m.
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Preparation Program at Georgia Tech.
Klara J. Grodzinsky*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1145C181)

4:55 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Teaching Practicum Course at the United States Air Force Academy.
Ian Pierce*, United States Air Force Academy
(1145C12611)

5:15 p.m.
Developing a Tutor Training Course for Goucher's Quantitative Reasoning Center.
Justine Chasmar*, Goucher College
(1145C11375)

5:35 p.m.
An InquiryBased Study Group Program with Undergraduate Math Leaders (TA's).
Galina Dobrynina*, Boston University
Debra K Borkovitz, Boston University
(1145C12057)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Models in Cancer
Room 342, BCC
Organizers:
Doron Levy, University of Maryland, College Park dlevy@math.umd.edu

2:15 p.m.
Metastasis Suppression by the Primary Tumor: A Natural Law.
Leonid Hanin*, Idaho State University
(114592659)

2:45 p.m.
Linking multiscale imaging with multiscale modeling to predict the response of tumors to therapy.
David A Hormuth II, The University of Texas at Austin
Angela M. Jarrett, The University of Texas at Austin
Ernesto A. B. F. Lima, The University of Texas at Austin
Chengyue Wu, The University of Texas at Austin
Ryan Woodall, The University of Texas at Austin
Caleb Phillips, The University of Texas at Austin
Thomas Yankeelov*, The University of Texas at Austin
(114592693)

3:15 p.m.
Multiscale Modeling of Combined Traditional and Targeted Therapies Against Stem Cell Driven Cancers.
Trachette L Jackson*, University of Michigan
(114592919)

3:45 p.m.
Modeling continuous levels of cell states in cancer development and drug resistance.
Heyrim Cho*, University of Maryland
Lisette de Pillis, Harvey Mudd College
YaHuei Kuo, Beckman Research Institute
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Russell Rockne, Beckman Research Institute
Doron Levy, University of Maryland
(114592937)

4:15 p.m.
How do immune cells kill cancer cells?
Ami Radunskaya*, Pomona College, Claremont CA
Joshua Sack, California State University, Long Beach, CA
(114592943)

4:45 p.m.
Robust optimization of cancer immunotherapy.
Jana Gevertz*, The College of New Jersey
(114592616)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.3:25 p.m.
SESSION CANCELLED: MAA Workshop
Discussing Project Ideas with NSF/EHR Program Officers, Part I
Room 324, BCC
Organizers:
Karen Allen Keene, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Presenters:
Karen Allen Keene, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Karen King, National Science Foundation, Division of Research on Learning
Sandra Richardson, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Tara Smith, National Science Foundation, Division of Graduate Education
Talitha Washington, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Panel
Mental Health in the Mathematics Profession
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Justin Curry, SUNY Albany
Mikael VejdemoJohansson, CUNY College of Staten Island mvj@math.csi.cuny.edu
Panelists:
Justin Curry, SUNY Albany
Julie Corrigan, Charleston
Kate Farinholt, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Mikael VejdemoJohansson, CUNY College of Staten Island

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Panel
Pursuing New Directions in Your Academic Career
Room 350, BCC
Organizers:
Louis Deaett, Quinnipiac University
Linda McGuire, Muhlenberg College
Steven Schlicker, Grand Valley State University schlicks@gvsu.edu
David Torain, Montgomery College
Panelists:
Curtis Bennett, California State University
Jill Guerra, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Ron Taylor, Berry College
Suzanne Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.4:30 p.m.
EVENT CANCELLED: AMS Special Event
Activities in NSF's Division of Mathematical Sciences (NSFDMS)
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Henry Warchall, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
Catherine Paolucci, National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Association for Women in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Promoting Inclusion in STEM.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Talia Fernos, University of North Carolina Greensboro t_fernos@uncg.edu
Moderators:
Talia Fernos, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Panelists:
Pamela Barnett, University of Pennsylvania
Harrison Bray, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Piper Harron, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Autumn Kent, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:30 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Systems Theory, Control, Information and Communication, and Circuits
Room 334, BCC

2:30 p.m.
Phaseless sampling and reconstruction of realvalued FRI signals.
Cheng Cheng*, Duke University and SAMSI
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida
(114500482)

2:45 p.m.
Circuit Codes With Long Bit Runs.
Kevin M. Byrnes*, Wilmington, DE
(1145941098)

3:00 p.m.
Beyond RAID 6  an Efficient Systematic Code Protecting Against Multiple Errors, Erasures, and Silent Data Corruption.
Mohamad Moussa*, University of Arizona
Marek Rychlik, University of Arizona
(11459479)

3:15 p.m.
Combinatorial Properties of Diagonal Distance.
Emma Lennen*, UC Santa Barbara
Wade Bloomquist, UC Santa Barbara
Jose Zavala, UC Santa Barbara
Gulnoza Bobokalonova, UC Santa Barbara
Rebecca Embar, UC Santa Barbara
(1145941163)

3:30 p.m.
RankMetric codes and qPolymatroids.
Elisa Gorla, University of Neuchâtel
Relinde Jurrius, Netherlands Defence Academy
Hiram H. López*, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes
Alberto Ravagnani, University College Dublin
(1145942282)

3:45 p.m.
Magic Card Tricks on Hamming Codes over Finite Fields.
Hideo Nagahashi*, University of Guam
(1145002303)

4:00 p.m.
Implementing Machine Learning to Improve Bertini 2.0.
Riley Jayne Anderson*, University of Mary Washington
(1145972084)

4:15 p.m.
Nonlinear control systems as collections of vector fields.
Laura Munteanu*, State University of New York at Oneonta
(1145932031)

4:30 p.m.
Identification of Parameters in Systems Biology.
Roby Poteau*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
(114593356)

4:45 p.m.
Consensus of MultiAgent Systems: A Time Scales Approach.
Dylan R Poulsen*, Washington College
(1145932689)

5:00 p.m.
Characterizations of string stability of interconnected automobile systems.
Matthew Rose*, Roger Williams University
Hasala Gallolu Kankanamalage, Roger Williams University
(1145932769)

5:15 p.m.
Lyapunov descriptions of string stability for systems with delays.
Hasala Gallolu Kankanamalage*, Roger Williams University
(1145932931)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:45 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Functional Analysis
Room 311, BCC

2:45 p.m.
Irreducible representations of some vectorvalued function algebras.
Terje Hõim*, Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
D. A. Robbins, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
(1145461305)

3:00 p.m.
On JordanShermanTakedaGrothendieck type theorem for real locally C*algebras.
Oleg Friedman*, Lander College for Men / Touro College & University System, Flushing, NY
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, Queens, NY
(1145461828)

3:15 p.m.
A conjecture of Andrew Gleason for uniform algebras on smooth manifolds.
Swarup N. Ghosh*, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
(1145462714)

3:30 p.m.
A SelfAdjoint Operator Generated by the Krall Differential Expression with the Krall Polynomials as Eigenfunctions.
Katie Elliott*, Baylor University
(1145462595)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Unique extension and expectation properties for graph and groupoid $C^*$algebras.
Danny Crytser*, St Lawrence University
(1145462040)

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Coupled Supersymmetries and Associated FourierLike Transforms: New Generalizations of the Quantum Harmonic Oscillator and Fourier Transform.
Cameron Louis Williams*, State University of New York at Potsdam
Nikhil N Pandya, University of Houston
Donald J Kouri, University of Houston
Bernhard G Bodmann, University of Houston
(1145462369)

4:30 p.m.
Stability of fixed point of mappings in generalized cone metric spaces.
Mujahid Abbas*, Department of Mathematics, Government College University, Lahore 54000, Pakistan
(1145461323)

4:45 p.m.
Nowhere differentiable Lipschitz maps of $[0,1]$ into $L_1[0,1]$.
Florin Catrina*, St. John's University
Mikhail I Ostrovskii, St. John's University
(114546987)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 2:45 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications, I
Room 323, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

2:45 p.m.
Optimal Airline Deice Scheduling.
Jakob J. Kotas*, University of Portland and University of Hawaii at Manoa
Andrew Bracken, Portland, OR
(1145VF1177)

3:00 p.m.
Using Global Sensitivity Analysis to Find Influential Parameters in a WoundHealing Model.
Abdullah Ossama Ateyeh*, Western Kentucky University
Rithik Ghanta Reddy, Western Kentucky University
Richard Schugart, Western Kentucky University
(1145VF1280)

3:15 p.m.
Efficient Iterative Methods for Finite Element Based Neurostimulation Simulations.
Edward T Dougherty*, Roger Williams University
James C Turner, Virginia Tech
Frank Vogel, inuTech GmbH
(1145VF1465)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical Model for Nutrient Exchange Across the Placenta.
Joel Odongo Olielo, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science, JOOUST, Bondo
Prof. Omollo N Ongati, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science, JOOUST, Bondo
Dr. Boniface Otieno Kwach*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Kibabii University, Bungoma, Kenya
(1145VF1555)

3:45 p.m.
Modeling and Design of Adsorption Based Filters: Bioremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Water.
Chris McCarthy*, BMCC City University of New York
(1145VF1580)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on InquiryBased Learning and Teaching, I
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Susan Crook, Loras College
Eric Kahn, Bloomsburg University
Brian Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Amy Ksir, United States Naval Academy
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University
Candice Price, University of San Diego
Xiao Xiao, Utica College

3:00 p.m.
A 1st and A 10$^{1st}$ IBL class: transformation and shared struggle.
Phong Le, Goucher College
Rachel Grotheer*, Goucher College
(1145O52682)

3:20 p.m.
Exploring Big Ideas in Calculus 1 Through BiteSized IBL Lessons.
John D Ross*, Southwestern University
(1145O52566)

3:40 p.m.
Peaks and valleys of firsttime implementation of IBL methods in Calculus III and Intro to Statistics classes.
John M. Osborn*, Southwestern University
(1145O52211)

4:00 p.m.
Using Daily Prep Assignments In IBL Calculus 1.
Erica R. Miller*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145O51883)

4:20 p.m.
Taking the IBL plunge: Reflections on a mass implementation in entrylevel mathematics courses.
Abigail Higgins*, California State University, Sacramento
Sayonita Ghosh Hajra, California State University, Sacramento
Topaz Wiscons, California State University, Sacramento
(1145O51188)

4:40 p.m.
Developing and Implementing a Flipped Model in Statistics Course at Community College.
Shadisadat Ghaderi*, Guttman Community College, City University of New York
(1145O52760)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Sailing through data: discoveries and mirages.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Emmanuel Candes*, Stanford University
(1145A015)

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 3:35 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Panel
Impacting Mathematics Instruction Through Meaningful Collaboration with Partner Discipline Faculty
Room 350, BCC
Organizers:
Janet Bowers, San Diego State University jbowers@sdsu.edu
Panelists:
Susan L. Ganter, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
Rosalyn H. Hargraves, Virginia Commonwealth University
Stella Hofrenning, Augsburg University
Victor I. Piercey, Ferris State University
Kathy Williams, San Diego State University,

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 3:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting
Room 316, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers
Room 323, BCC
Chairs:
Lisa Marano, Westchester University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 4:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop on Productive Failure
What can we learn from our teaching mistakes?
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
Kimberly Ayers, Pomona College
Jessica De Silva, California State University, Stanislaus
Sarah Loeb, HampdenSydney College
Emily Meehan, Gallaudet University
Facilitators:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Laura Schmidt, University of Wisconsin  Stout
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Permanent teaching faculty in research oriented departments.
Room 315, BCC
Moderators:
Greg Lawler, University of Chicago
Panelists:
Emily Braley, Harvard University
Amy CohenCorwin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Gavin LaRose, University of Michigan
Greg Lawler, University of Chicago
Bob Palais, Utah Valley University
Michael Weingart, Rutgers University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 4:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting
Spectra: Identifying Workplace Best Practices for LGBTQ Mathematicians
Room 339, BCC
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation (NSF)
David Crombecque, University of Southern California
Christopher Goff, University of the Pacific
Alexander Hoover, Tulane University
Douglas Lind, University of Washington, Seattle

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 5:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Advanced Mathematics, I
Room 305, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Reception for Graduate Students and FirstTime Participants
Key Ballroom 7,9 & 10, 2nd Floor, Hilton

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Business Meeting and Reception
Room 306, BCC

6:15 p.m.
Toke Knudsen, State University of New York at Oneonta
Amy ShellGellasch, Eastern Michigan University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA ARTS Business Meeting
Room 322, BCC

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA On Sports Business Meeting and Guest Lecture
Room 303, BCC

6:30 p.m.
Tim Chartier, Davidson College

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
{MathILy, MathILyEr} Yearly Gather
Peale C, 1st Floor, Hilton

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 7:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
Room 306, BCC
Organizers:
Toke Knudsen, State University of New York at Oneonta
Amy ShellGellasch, Eastern Michigan University

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 8:30 p.m.9:20 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Immunology for mathematicians.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Alan S. Perelson*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(1145002341)