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Central Spring Sectional Meeting
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
March 1415, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1108
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, I
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Convex integration and infinitely many weak solutions to the PeronaMalik equation in all dimensions.
Seonghak Kim*, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University
(110835136)

9:00 a.m.
A variational approach to PoissonNernstPlanck equations.
Xiang Xu*, Purdue University
David Kinderlehrer, Carnegie Mellon University
Leonard Monsaingeon, Instituto Superior Tecnico
(11084952)

9:30 a.m.
Ginzburg Landau superconductivity model with prescribed topological degrees on the boundary.
Alex Misiats*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(11083566)

10:00 a.m.
An equality for the geodesic curvature of certain curves on a twodimensional Riemannian surface.
Biao Brian Ou*, University of Toledo
(110835168)

10:30 a.m.
The blow up problem for the heat equation with piecewise continuous nonlinear Neumann boundary condition.
Xin Yang*, Mathematics Department, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Zhengfang Zhou, Mathematics Department, Michigan State University, MI, USA
(11083543)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, II
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

2:30 p.m.
Steklov spectral estimation through quasiconformal mapping.
Alexandre Girouard, Department de Mathematiques et Statistique, Université Laval
Richard S Laugesen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Bartlomiej A. Siudeja, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
(110835240)

3:00 p.m.
A PDE Free Boundary Problem for Corporate Bond with Credit Rating Migration.
Bei Hu*, University opf Notre Dame, Department of Applied Compuational Mathematics and Statistics
Jin Liang, Tong Ji University, Department of Mathematics
Yuan Wu, Tong Ji University, Department of Mathematics
(110835216)

3:30 p.m.
Existence of finite time singularity of nematic liquid crystal flow in dimension three.
Tao Huang, Penn State University
Chun Liu, Penn State University
Fanghua Lin, New York University
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
(110835326)

4:00 p.m.
Relaxation and Duality for the $L^\infty$ Mass Transport Problem.
Marian Bocea*, Loyola University Chicago
(11084971)

4:30 p.m.
Bifurcation of Singularly Perturbed Transition Layer Problem in Inhomogeneous Medium.
Nung Kwan Yip*, Purdue University
Chaoqun Huang, Hunan University
(110835381)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, III
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Dynamics and pattern formation in a modified LeslieGower model with Allee effect and Bazykin functional response.
Peng Feng*, Department of Mathematics, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL 33965
(110835442)

9:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for the Capacitive Touch Sensor.
Kam C Ng*, Kodak Technology Center, Eastman Kodak Company
(110845161)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of the LawrenceDoniach model for layered superconductors in magnetic fields.
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
Guanying Peng*, University of Cincinnati
(110835406)

10:00 a.m.
Boundary expansions for minimal graphs in the hyperbolic space.
Xumin Jiang*, University of Notre Dame
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame
(110835202)

10:30 a.m.
Minimization and the Gradient Flow of a Nonsmooth Convex Functional.
Hongli Gao*, Michigan State University
(11080049)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, IV
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University
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