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Southeastern Spring Sectional Meeting
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
March 2123, 2014 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1097
Associate secretaries:
Brian D. Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Friday March 21, 2014

Friday March 21, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, 2nd floor, Min Kao Hall

Friday March 21, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, 3rd floor, Min Kao Hall

Friday March 21, 2014, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Introduction to randomized matrix algorithms.
Room 416, Dougherty Hall
Ilse C .F. Ipsen*, North Carolina State University
(10971501)

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, I
Room 405, Min Kao Hall
Organizers:
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Andrew Woldar, Villanova University
Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory (in honor of the retirement of David E. Dobbs), I
Room 524, Min Kao Hall
Organizers:
David Anderson, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University jshapiro@gmu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Valuative Pairs of Rings.
PaulJean Cahen, Université Paul Cézanne
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
Thomas G. Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(109713274)

3:30 p.m.
Integral domains in which any two $v$coprime elements are comaximal.
Evan Houston*, UNC Charlotte
Muhammad Zafrullah, Idaho State University
(109713246)

4:00 p.m.
Pseudoconvergent sequences and Prufer domains of integervalued polynomials.
K Alan Loper*, Ohio State University
Nick Werner, Ohio State University
(109713355)

4:30 p.m.
Cut Structures in ZeroDivisor Graphs of Commutative Rings.
M Axtell*, University of St. Thomas
N. Baeth, University of Central Missouri
J Stickles, Millikin University
(10971380)

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Diversity of Modeling and Optimal Control: A Celebration of Suzanne Lenhart's 60th Birthday, I
Room 415, Buehler Hall
Organizers:
Wandi Ding, Middle Tennessee State University wandi.ding@mtsu.edu
Renee Fister, Murrray State University

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Ergodic Theory, I
Room 429, Dougherty Hall
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Pan American roychowdhurymk@utpa.edu

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, I
Room 501, Dougherty Hall
Organizers:
Craig Guilbault, University of WisconsinMilwaukee craigg@uwm.edu
Steve Ferry, Rutgers University

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in Lie Theory, I
Room 525, Min Kao Hall
Organizers:
Amber Russell, University of Georgia arussell@math.uga.edu
William Graham, University of Georgia

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 404, Min Kao Hall
Organizers:
Chris Stephens, Middle Tennessee State University
Dong Ye, Middle Tennessee State University dong.ye@mtsu.edu
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University

3:00 p.m.
A Conjecturemaking Program for Graph Theorists.
Craig Larson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Nico Van Cleemput, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
(109705156)

3:30 p.m.
Evaluating Gromov $\delta$hyperbolicity in graphs.
Blair D. Sullivan*, North Carolina State University
(109705387)

4:00 p.m.
Partial duality, bouquets, and genus.
Mark Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
Kenta Noguchi, Keio University, Japan
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(109705449)

4:30 p.m.
Augmenting and preserving partition connectivity of a hypergraph.
Xiaofeng Gu*, University of WisconsinSuperior
(109705244)

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 120, Ayres Hall
Organizers:
Jochen Denzler, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Michael W. Frazier, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tuoc Phan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville phan@math.utk.edu
Grozdena Todorova, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariant Subspaces of Function Spaces, I
Room 111, Ayres Hall
Organizers:
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Alberto A. Condori, Florida Gulf Coast University acondori@fgcu.edu
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University
Bill Ross, University of Richmond

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in the Applied Sciences, I
Room 123, Ayres Hall
Organizers:
Lorena Bociu, North Carolina State University lvbociu@ncsu.edu
Ciprian Gal, Florida International University
Daniel Toundykov, University of NebraskaLincoln

3:00 p.m.
Null controllability of the linearized compressible NavierStokes system in one dimension.
Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
Shirshendu Chowdhury, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Debanjana Mitra, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore
Mythily Ramaswamy, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore
(109735112)

3:30 p.m.
On the stability of the weak attractor of the 3D NavierStokes equations.
Michele Coti Zelati*, Indiana University
(109735385)

4:00 p.m.
Recovering the reaction and the diffusion coefficients in a linear parabolic equation.
Gianluca Mola*, Politecnico di Milano
(109735265)

4:30 p.m.
Phase Field Models: Macroscopic Anisotropy and NonLocal Models.
Gunduz Caginalp*, University of Pittsburgh
Xinfu Chen, University of Pittsburgh
Emre Esenturk, Pohang Mathematics Institute
(109745359)

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Scientific Computing, Numerical Analysis, and Mathematical Modeling, I
Room 475, Buehler Hall
Organizers:
Vasilios Alexiades, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Xiaobing Feng, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Steven Wise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville swise@math.utk.edu

3:00 p.m.
3D hydrodynamic phasefield models and simulations for biofilms.
Qi Wang*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Jia Zhao, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(10973562)

3:30 p.m.
A Mixed Finite Element Method for a CahnHilliardDarcyStokes System.
Amanda E Diegel*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Xiaobing H Feng, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Steven M Wise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(109765317)

4:00 p.m.
Partially Penalized Immersed Finite Element Methods For Interface Problems.
Tao Lin*, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
(109765403)

4:30 p.m.
Title: Energetic Variational Approaches in Charge Transport.
Chun Liu*, Penn State Univesity
(109749364)

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities and Physics, I
Room 113, Ayres Hall
Organizers:
Mboyo Esole, Harvard University
Paolo Aluffi, Florida State University aluffi@mail.math.fsu.edu

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Related Topics, I
Room 334, Buehler Hall
Organizers:
Jan Rosinski, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jie Xiong, University of Tennessee, Knoxville jxiong@math.utk.edu

3:00 p.m.
Multiplicative stochastic heat equations driven by general Gaussian noises and intermittency.
Yaozhong Hu*, University of Kansas
Jingyu Huang, University of Kansas
David Nualart, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Samy Tindel, Institut Élie Cartan Nancy, Université de Nancy 1
(109760204)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical approximations of stochastic differential equations driven by Levy processes.
Ernest Jum*, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Jan Rosinski, University of Tennessee Knoxville
(109760424)

4:00 p.m.
SDEs driven by a timechanged Lévy process and associated fractional order Kolmogorovtype equations.
Kei Kobayashi*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(109760258)

4:30 p.m.
Stochastic NavierStokes equations in exterior domains.
P. Sundar*, Louisiana State University
(109760294)

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Completely Integrable Systems and Dispersive Nonlinear Equations, I
Room 122, Ayres Hall
Organizers:
Robert Buckingham, University of Cincinnati
Peter Perry, University of Kentucky peteraperry@gmail.com

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling of the Within and BetweenHost Dynamics of Infectious Diseases, I
Room 488, Dabney Hall
Organizers:
Megan Powell, University of St. Francis mpowell@stfrancis.edu
Judy Day, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Vitaly Ganusov, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Friday March 21, 2014, 3:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 114, Ayres Hall

3:30 p.m.
Solving the recursive problem $a_{n1}^2a_n\cdot a_{n2}+4=0$.
Carl Libis*, Lane College
(109711521)

3:45 p.m.
Ring extensions preserving the finiteness of associated primes.
Hannah Robbins*, Roanoke College
(109713264)

4:00 p.m.
Principal Angles and Numerical Ranges of Operators Involving two Orthogonal Projections.
Jaedeok Kim*, Jacksonville State University
Youngmi Kim, Jacksonville State University
(10971581)

4:15 p.m.
Dense Alternating Sign Matrices and Extensions.
Miroslav Fiedler, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Inst. of Computer Science
Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University
Mikhail Stroev*, Georgia State University
(109715433)

4:30 p.m.
Geometric Multiplicities and Gersgorin Discs.
Rachid Marsli*, Georgia State University
Frank J Hall, Georgia State University
(109715474)

Friday March 21, 2014, 5:05 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Coloring graphs with forbidden induced subgraphs.
Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building
Maria Chudnovsky*, Columbia University
(10970505)

Friday March 21, 2014, 6:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Erdős Lecture Reception
South Lawn, Ayres Hall
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