CAARMS10 Program Schedule:

TENTH CONFERENCE FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN
RESEARCHERS IN THE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California
June 22-25, 2004
Time Speaker Title/Topic
*** TUESDAY at MSRI, June 22 ***
5:30 - 8:30PM Welcoming Reception at the
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
 
*** WEDNESDAY at LBL, June 23 ***
8:00 - 8:30AM Breakfast and Registration at the
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL)
 
8:30 - 9:00 Welcome and Introduction 
9:00 - 10:00 Craig Sutton
University of Pennsylvania
Constructing Simply-Connected Isospectral Manifolds via Sunada's Method
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 Rachel Vincent
Rice University
A Reduced Basis Method for Molecular Dynamics Simulations
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch
 
12:30 - 1:05 Tutorial on Algebraic Statistics (Part I)
Kimberly Sellers, Carnegie Mellon University
1:05 - 1:15 Short Break
1:15 - 1:50 Tutorial on Technical Communication (Part I)
Robert Hampshire, Princeton University
1:50 - 2:00 Short Break
2:00 - 3:00 Sean Brooks
Howard University

Mathematical Methods for Modeling Optical Solitons

3:00 - 3:30 Group Photo
3:30 - 4:30 Juan Gilbert
Auburn University
Using Clustering Algorithms to Address Affirmative Action
4:30 - 5:00 Break
5:00 - 7:00 Graduate Student Poster Session and Reception
*** THURSDAY at LBL, June 24 ***
8:30 - 9:00AM Breakfast at LBL
9:00 - 10:00 Stephon Alexander
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
The Origin of Matter in the Universe: Gravity Waves, Quantum Squeezing and Bessel Functions
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 Gerard Awanou
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Trivariate Spline Approximations of 3D Navier-Stokes Equations
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch
 
12:30 - 1:05 Tutorial on Technical Communication (Part II)
Robert Hampshire, Princeton University
1:05 - 1:15 Short Break
1:15 - 1:50 Tutorial on Algebraic Statistics (Part II)
Kimberly Sellers, Carnegie Mellon University
1:50 - 2:00 Short Break
2:00 - 3:00 Douglas McWilliams
North Carolina A&T University/
Purdue University
A Mathematical Model to Optimize the Operations of a Parcel Consolidation Terminal
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 4:30 Monica Jackson
Emory University
Detecting Disease Clusters and Disease Surveillance
5:30 - 6:30 Reception
6:30 - 8:30 Banquet and Keynote Speech
*** FRIDAY at MSRI, June 25 ***
8:30 - 9:00AM Breakfast at MSRI
9:00 - 10:00 Donald Williams
Rice University
On the Formulation of a Constrained Optimization Framework for Pricing American-style Options
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 Milton Nash
University of Georgia
Special Values of Dirichlet L-functions
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 1:05 Tutorial on Algebraic Statistics (Part III)
Kimberly Sellers, Carnegie Mellon University
1:05 - 1:15 Short Break
1:15 - 1:50 Tutorial on Technical Communication (Part III)
Robert Hampshire, Princeton University
1:50 - 2:00 Short Break
2:00 - 3:00 Developing a Mathematical Career
Panel Discussion
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 4:30 Closing Discussion Topic
5:30 - 8:00 End of Conference and Picnic