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2011 Spring Central Section Meeting
Iowa City, IA, March 1820, 2011 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1069
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday March 18, 2011

Friday March 18, 2011, 12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Room 243, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom

Friday March 18, 2011, 12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer to Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom

Friday March 18, 2011, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Gaps in dimer systems and beyond
Room 243, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom
Mihai Ciucu*, Indiana University
(10690501)

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics I
Rm 345 Northwestern, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Mihai Ciucu, Indiana University mciucu@indiana.edu

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic KTheory and Homotopy Theory I
Rm 110, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Teena Gerhardt, Michigan State University teena@math.msu.edu
Daniel Ramras, New Mexico State University

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic and Algebraic Number Theory I
Rm 337 Penn State, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Ling Long, Iowa State University linglong@iastate.edu
Yangbo Ye, University of Iowa yey@iowa.uiowa.edu

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory I
Rm 105, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Daniel D. Anderson, University of Iowa dananderson@uiowa.edu
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee Knoxville anderson@math.utk.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the total graph of a commutative ring without the zero element.
David F Anderson, The Univ of Tennesee, Dept of Math, Knoxville, USA
Ayman R Badawi*, American University of Sharjah, Dept of Mathe., Sharjah, UAE
(10691357)

3:00 p.m.
A universal survival ring of continuous functions which is not a universal lyingover ring, I.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ronald Levy, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(10691392)

3:30 p.m.
A universal survival ring of continuous functions which is not a universal lyingover ring.
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
Ronald Levy, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
(106913100)

4:00 p.m.
Nakayama's Lemma for Ext and ascent for module structures.
Ben J. Anderson*, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(106913251)

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Commutative Algebra and Applications I
Rm 346 Indiana, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
David Anderson, University of Washington dandersn@math.washington.edu
Julianna Tymoczko, University of Iowa tymoczko@math.uiowa.edu

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory I
Rm 348 Illinois, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Maria Axenovich, Iowa State University axenovic@iastate.edu
Lale Ozkahya, Iowa State University
Michael Young, Iowa State University

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation in Contact Mechanics I
Rm 210, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Weimin Han, University of Iowa whan@math.uiowa.edu
Mircea Sofonea, University of Perpignan sofonea@univperp.fr

2:30 p.m.
Recent Results on Dynamic Contact of a Gao Beam.
Meir Shillor*, Oakland University, Michigan
(106974140)

3:00 p.m.
A contact problem for a Gao beam with a crack.
Kenneth L. Kuttler*, Brigham Young University
Purcell, Oakland University
Shillor, Oakland University
(10697484)

3:30 p.m.
Vibrations of a Gao beam with two stops.
Jeongho Ahn*, Arkansas State University
(106965220)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamic contact problems for von Kármán and ReissnerMindlin plates.
Igor Bock*, Department of Mathematics FEI, Slovak University of Technology Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Jiri Jarusek, Mathematical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
(106935178)

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing I
Rm 213, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Kendall E. Atkinson, University of Iowa
Bruce P. Ayati, University of Iowa
Weimin Han, University of Iowa
Laurent O. Jay, University of Iowa ljay@math.uiowa.edu
Suely Oliveira, University of Iowa
David Stewart, University of Iowa

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Evolution Equations I
Rm 218, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Yinbin Deng, Central China Normal University ybdeng@mail.ccnu.edu.cn
Yong Yu, University of Iowa yongyu@uiowa.edu
Yi Li, University of Iowa yili@uiowa.edu
Shuangjie Peng, Central China Normal University sjpeng@mail.ccnu.edu.cn

2:30 p.m.
Ansatz solutions to a problem of mean curvature and Newtonian potential.
Xiaofeng Ren*, George Washington University
(106935319)

3:00 p.m.
Gamma Convergence of MCSH theory.
Yong YU*, University of Iowa
(106935359)

3:30 p.m.
Multiplicity of solutions for the plasma problem in two dimensions.
Daomin Cao, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, P.R. China
Shuangjie Peng*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central China Normal University, P.R.China
Shusen Yan, School of Mathematics,Statistics and Computer Sciences,The University of New England
(10693596)

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Algebras I
Rm 343 Ohio State, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@divms.uiowa.edu
Calin Chindris, University of Missouri chindrisc@missouri.edu

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes with Applications to Mathematical Finance I
Rm 205, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology cialenco@iit.edu
José E. FigueroaLópez, Purdue University

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Problems in Molecular Biology I
Rm 335 Iowa, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
Organizers:
Isabel K. Darcy, University of Iowa idarcy@math.uiowa.edu
Stephen D. Levene, University of Texas at Dallas
Jonathan Simon, University of Iowa

2:30 p.m.
The Classification of Rational Subtangle Replacements, with Applications to Complex Nucleoprotein Assemblies.
Dorothy Buck*, Imperial College London
Kenneth L. Baker, University of Miami
(106957274)

3:00 p.m.
Rational Subtangle Replacements between Rational Tangles.
Kenneth L. Baker*, University of Miami
Dorothy Buck, Imperial College London
(106957275)

3:30 p.m.
The nullification number for knots and links.
Anthony G Montemayor*, Dept. of Math. and Comp. Sci., WKU
Claus Ernst, Dept. of Math. and Comp. Sci., WKU
(106992324)

4:00 p.m.
DNA unlinking by Xer recombination.
Mariel Vazquez*, Math Department, San Francisco State University
(106992356)

Friday March 18, 2011, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order I
Rm 113, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
John Snow, Concordia University John.Snow@cune.edu
Jeremy Alm, Illinois College
Clifford Bergman, Iowa State University
Kristi Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College

2:30 p.m.
Do all the Ramsey algebras exist?
Roger D. Maddux*, Iowa State University
(10690629)

3:00 p.m.
Abelian Quasi Ordered Groups.
Elijah James Stines*, Iowa state University
(10690644)

3:30 p.m.
Manysorted and singlesorted algebras.
Anna Mucha, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology
Anna Romanowska, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology
Jonathan D.H. Smith*, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
(10690830)

4:00 p.m.
Lyndon's Algebra: a study of equational complexity and the finite algebra membership problem.
Marcel G. Jackson, LaTrobe University
George F Mcnulty*, University of South Carolina
(106908288)

Friday March 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Thin Position I
Rm 114, MacLean Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Maggie Tomova, University of Iowa mtomova@math.uiowa.edu

Friday March 18, 2011, 4:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Open and Closed GromovWitten Invariants of Toric CalabiYau 3Folds
Room 243, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom
ChiuChu Liu*, Columbia University
(10691404)

Friday March 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Poster Session
Lucas / Dodge Room, Iowa Memorial Union Bldg
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