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2005 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Newark, DE, April 23, 2005
Meeting #1005
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Sunday April 3, 2005

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Purnell Hall

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symmetry Methods for Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 205, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
Philip Broadbridge, University of Delaware pbroad@math.udel.edu
Danny Arrigo, University of Central Arkansas darrigo@uca.edu

8:00 a.m.
Application of symmetry analysis to a PDE arising in the car windshield design.
Nicoleta Virginia Bila*, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)
(100535206)

8:30 a.m.
Local and Nonlocal Symmetries for Nonlinear Telegraph Equations.
George W Bluman*, University of British Columbia
Temuerchaolu, Inner Mongolia Polytechnic University, Hohut, PR China 010062
(100535135)

9:00 a.m.
Conservation Laws for Nonlinear Telegraph Equations.
George W Bluman*, University of British Columbia
Temuerchaolu, Inner Mongolia Polytechnic University, Hohut, PR China 010062
(100535136)

9:30 a.m.
Moving frames and integrating $SL(2)$ invariant ordinary differential equations.
Elizabeth L Mansfield*, University of Kent, United Kingdom
(100534148)

10:00 a.m.
Type II hidden symmetries of some partial differential equations.
Barbara AbrahamShrauner*, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
(10053548)

10:30 a.m.
Canonical Transformations and Hamiltonian Evolutionary Systems.
Samer S Ashhab*, University of New Orleans
(100535115)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 120, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Xiuxiong Chen, University of Wisconsin, Madison xxchen@math.wisc.edu
Pengfei Guan, McMaster University
Zhiqin Lu, University of California Irvine zlu@math.uci.edu
Jeff A. Viaclovsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of Donald M. Davis's and Martin Bendersky's 60th Birthdays), III
Room 114, Purnell Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton monks@scranton.edu
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Designs, Codes, and Geometries, III
Room 118, Purnell Hall
Organizers:
James A. Davis, University of Richmond
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware xiang@math.udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
Complex lines, difference sets and distanceregular graphs.
Chris Godsil*, University of Waterloo
(100505132)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetric Bushtype Hadamard matrices of order $4m^4$ exist for all odd $m$.
M. E. Muzychuk*, Dept. of Comp. Science, Netanya Academic College, Israel
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware
(10050529)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Conference Matrices of Index One.
Yury J Ionin*, Central Michigan University
(100505119)

9:30 a.m.
New Hadamard Matrices of Order $4p^2$ obtained from Jacobi Sums of Order 16.
Ka Hin Leung*, National University of Singapore
Siu Lun Ma, National University of Singapore
Bernhard Schmidt, Universitat Augsburg
(100505116)

10:00 a.m.
Designs in codes.
Gary McGuire, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Harold N Ward*, University of Virginia
(100594109)

10:30 a.m.
Rooted Forest Set Systems and Steiner Designs.
Dijen K RayChaudhuri, The Ohio State University
Niranjan Balachandran*, The Ohio State University
(100505162)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Frontiers on Complex Fluid Flows: Analytic and Computational Methods, II
Room 206, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
L. Pamela Cook, University of Delaware cook@math.udel.edu
Louis F. Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@math.udel.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Purnell Hall

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:10 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, III
Room 130, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, I
Room 004, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
Fioralba Cakoni, University of Delaware cakoni@math.udel.edu
Peter B. Monk, University of Delaware monk@udel.edu

8:30 a.m.
Electromagnetic Propagation in Periodic Dielectric Media.
Gregory A Kriegsmann*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(100578158)

9:00 a.m.
Existence of Guided Modes on Periodic Slabs.
Darko Volkov*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephen Shipman, Louisiana State University
(100578141)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotics and Numerics of Pulse Propagation in Dielectrics Exhibiting fractional Relaxation.
Peter G. Petropoulos*, NJIT
(10057887)

10:00 a.m.
Finite Element Analysis for the 3D Maxwell's Equations in Dispersive Media.
Jichun Li*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(10056573)

10:30 a.m.
On the solution of the timedomain integral equations of electromagnetics using bandlimited signal representations.
Daniel S. Weile*, University of Delaware
Raymond A. Wildman, University of Delaware
Greeshma Pisharody, University of Delaware
Anuraag Mohan, Unversity of Delaware
(10057894)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integral and Operator Equations, III
Room 100, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
Charles W. Groetsch, University of Cincinnati
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic Paradigms in Combinatorics, III
Room 116, Purnell Hall
Organizers:
Joshua N. Cooper, Courant Institute of Mathematics, NYU cooper@cims.nyu.edu
Jozef Skokan, Universidade de Sao Paulo jozef@member.ams.org

9:00 a.m.
Connectivity of random geometric graphs.
Paul Balister, University of Memphis
B\'ela Bollob\'as, University of Memphis
Amites Sarkar*, University of Memphis
Mark Walters, University of Cambridge
(100505111)

9:30 a.m.
Counting Connected Graphs with Erdos Magic.
Joel H. Spencer*, Courant Institute
(10050569)

10:00 a.m.
On the Diameter of Random Geometric Graphs.
Robert Ellis, Texas A&M University
Jeremy Martin, University of Minnesota
Catherine Yan*, Texas A&M University
(100505134)

10:30 a.m.
A Permutation Regularity Lemma.
Joshua N. Cooper*, Courant Institute, NYU
(100505184)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singular Analysis and Spectral Theory of Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 006, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

9:00 a.m.
Resolvents of elliptic cone operators.
Juan B. Gil, Penn State University, Altoona
Thomas Krainer*, University of Potsdam, Germany
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University, Philadelphia
(100558118)

9:30 a.m.
Zeta regularized determinants for conic manifolds.
Paul Loya, SUNY Binghamton
Patrick McDonald*, New College of Florida
Jinsung Park, Universitat Bonn
(100558147)

10:00 a.m.
Functional determinants of Laplace like operators.
Klaus Kirsten*, Baylor University
(100558183)

10:30 a.m.
The Calderon projector for the Hessian of the perturbed ChernSimons function on a 3manifold with boundary.
Matthias Lesch*, Universitaet zu Koeln
(100558128)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on High Dimensional Probability, III
Room 115, Purnell Hall
Organizers:
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Joel Zinn, Texas A\&M University jzinn@math.tamu.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Counting primes, groups, and manifolds.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Alexander Lubotzky*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(10052003)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Analysis, approximations, and algorithms.
Room 140, Smith Hall
Anna C. Gilbert*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of Donald M. Davis's and Martin Bendersky's 60th Birthdays), IV
Room 114, Purnell Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton monks@scranton.edu
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singular Analysis and Spectral Theory of Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 006, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Gerardo A. Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, II
Room 004, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
Fioralba Cakoni, University of Delaware cakoni@math.udel.edu
Peter B. Monk, University of Delaware monk@udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
hpVersion of an Overlapping Solution Technique for Two Dimensional Electromagnetic Scattering.
Joseph F Coyle*, Monmouth University
(100565171)

3:30 p.m.
Eddy currents induced in a nonlinearly ferromagnetic conductor.
Thomas I. Seidman*, UMBC [University of Maryland Baltimore County]
(100535176)

4:00 p.m.
An Adaptive Algebraic Multigrid Algorithm for Micromagnetism.
Sun Jiguang*, University of Delaware
(100565202)

4:30 p.m.
UWB SAR imaging with back projection algorithm along the nonlinear moving path.
Fengshan Liu, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Guoping Zhang*, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Yi Ling, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Xiquan Shi, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
XiangGen Xia, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Lam Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi
David Wong, U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi
(100565120)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

5:30 p.m.
A New Generation of Nonconvex Projection Algorithms for Phase Contrast Tomography.
D. Russell Luke*, University of Delaware
(10057828)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Designs, Codes, and Geometries, IV
Room 118, Purnell Hall
Organizers:
James A. Davis, University of Richmond
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington
Qing Xiang, University of Delaware xiang@math.udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
A New Approach to Kerdock and Preparata Codes.
A R Calderbank*, Department of Mathematics and Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
(100505153)

3:30 p.m.
Linear Block Codes.
Keqin Feng*, Tsinghua University
(100594138)

4:00 p.m.
On the Asymptotic Number of Inequivalent Binary SelfDual Codes.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(10050536)

4:30 p.m.
A Classification of Optimal Linear Codes.
Anton Betten*, Colorado State University
(10050534)

5:00 p.m.
On the nonexistence of certain Optimal Codes over $F_8$.
Chris M Jones*, St. Mary's College of California
(10059467)

5:30 p.m.
A schemetheoretical characterization of Moore geometries.
PaulHermann Zieschang*, University of Texas at Brownsville
(10050533)

6:00 p.m.
Siamese Combinatorial Objects: From 15 and 40 Points toward a More General Picture.
Mikhail Klin, BenGurion University of the Negev
Sven Reichard, Freie Waldorfschule Greifswald
Andrew Woldar*, Villanova University
(100505100)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers on Complex Fluid Flows: Analytic and Computational Methods, III
Room 206, Kirkbride Hall
Organizers:
L. Pamela Cook, University of Delaware cook@math.udel.edu
Louis F. Rossi, University of Delaware rossi@math.udel.edu

3:00 p.m.
Exact solution for the extensional flow of a viscoelastic filament.
Linda B Smolka*, Bucknell University
Andrew Belmonte, Pennsylvania State Univeristy
Diane Henderson, Pennsylvania State Univeristy
Thomas Witelski, Duke University
(100576143)

3:30 p.m.
Rheology of emulsion of viscous drops at finite Reynolds number.
Kausik Sarkar*, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
Xiaoyi Li, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
(100576161)

4:00 p.m.
Drag Reduction and MicroPIV Measurements of the Flow Past Ultrahydrophobic Surfaces.
Jia Ou, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts
Jonathan P. Rothstein*, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts
(100576181)

4:30 p.m.
Iterated stretching and multiple beadsonastring phenomena in dilute solutions of flexible macromolecules.
Mónica Oliveira, Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory
Gareth McKinley*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(100576200)

5:00 p.m.
Breakup asymptotics of viscoelastic jets.
Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
(10057697)

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, IV
Room 130, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org