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AWM Activites at the 2002 Joint Mathematics Meetings

AWM would like to invite you to our events to be held in conjunction with the Joint Mathematics Meetings San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, January 6 - 9, 2002

Preliminary schedule as of October 12, 2001.

  • Sunday, January 6, 2002, 3:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Room 14B, Convention Center
    AWM Panel Discussion
    Mathematics after high school: How to promote success for more

    • Cathy Kessel
    • Suzanne M. Lenhart (AWM President), Univ. Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Lab
    • Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma
    • Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma
    • Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
    • Rebecca Ambrose, San Diego State University
    • Melinda W. Certain, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • Cathy Kessel
    • Judy Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    At the conclusion of the panel discussion, AWM will recognize the Alice T. Schafer Prize winner, runner-up, and honorable mention honorees. Note that formal prizewinner announcements are made at the Joint Prize Session on Thursday afternoon.

  • Sunday, January 6, 2002, 4:35 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Room 14B, Convention Center
    AWM Business Meeting
    All AWM members are invited to attend.

  • Sunday, January 6, 2002, 6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m., Location TBA
    AWM Noether Dinner
    AWM will have a get-together with the Noether Lecturer for a casual dinner. If you would like to join us, a sign-up sheet will be at the AWM Table in the exhibit area of at the AWM Panel on Sunday.

  • Sunday, January 6, 2002, 9:30 p.m., Marina Ballroom Foyer, Marriott
    AWM Reception
    The entire math community invited. Refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

  • Monday, January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m., Room 6 A/B, Convention Center
    23nd Annual AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
    Computing over the Reals: Where Turing meets Newton
    Lenore Blum, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Monday, January 7, 2002, 4:25 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room 6 A/B, Convention Center
    Joint Prize Session

    The following AWM prizes will be awarded in this session:

    A cash bar reception will immediately follow the prize session.

  • Tuesday, January 8, 2002, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Location TBA
    AWM Workshop Dinner & Discussion Group
    For all workshop presenters, mentors, panelists, and organizers.

  • Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 8:20 a.m.-4:40 p.m., Room 6 F, Convention Center
    AWM Workshop
    The entire math community is invited to attend all workshop presentations.

    • Gail D. L. Ratcliff, University of Missouri, St. Louis
    • Sue Geller, Texas A&M University
    • Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m., Room 6 F, Convention Center
    AWM Workshop: Research Talks by Recent Women Ph.D.s, I

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Sara Faridi, George Washington University
      Simplicial Complexes in Commutative Algebra
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Adela Vraciu, University of Kansas
      Tight closure and linkage
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Ana Bravo, University of Michigan
      Algorithms of resolution of singularities: Recent results
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Yevgenia Kashina, Syracuse University
      From Groups to Hopf Algebras
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Room 6 F, Convention Center
    AWM Workshop: Women Graduate Student Poster Session
    Light refreshements will be served.

    • Karen Ball, University of Maryland, College Park
      Entropy and Equivalence of Random Walks on Random Sceneries
    • Robin Endelman, University of Cincinnati
      A New 2-parameter Variation of the Quantum Yang-Baxter Equation
    • Suzanne Lynch Hruska, Cornell University
      Hyperbolicity in the Complex Henon Family
    • Reva S. Kasman, University of Illinois at Chicago
      Norms and the Bieri-Neumann-Strebel Invariant
    • Oana Mocioalca, University of Florida
      Summable processes
    • Karen Ricciardi, University of Vermont
      The Modified Tunneling Approach to Solving a Nonlinear Optimization Problem Applied to Groundwater Remediation Design
    • Svetlana Roudenko, Michigan State University
      Function Spaces with Matrix Weights, and Applications to Wavelets
    • Jessica Sidman, University of Michigan
      The Castelnuovo-Mumford regularity of subspace arrangements
    • Linda B. Smolka, Pennsylvania State University
      Filament Dynamics of Non-Newtonian Fluids
    • Katherine Socha, University of Texas at Austin
      Sand and Sea: Analysis of a Model of Coastal Sandbar Formation
    • Sarah A. Spence, Cornell University
      Generalized coset codes and lattices
    • Elizabeth A. Stanhope, Dartmouth College
      Using Geometry to Bound Homotopy Types in 2-orbifolds with Isolated Singularities
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Room 6 F, Convention Center
    AWM Workshop:Lunch and Discussion Group
    For workshop presenters, mentors, organizers, discussion group leaders, and invited guests.

  • Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Room 6 F, Convention Center
    AWM Workshop: Panel Discussion
    Launching a Career in Mathematics.

    • Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado

    • Catherine E. Kriloff, Idaho State University
    • Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
    • Judy Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    • Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College, CT
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Room 6 F, Convention Center
    AWM Workshop: Research Talks by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Irina Mitrea, Institute for Advanced Study
      Spectral properties of elliptic layer potentials on non-smooth domains
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Jianyuan Kathy Zhong, Louisiana Tech University
      Hecke Algebras and Homflypt Skein Modules
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Mireille (Mimi) Boutin, Brown University
      An algorithmic approach to the invariant approximation of differential invariants
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Rodica D. Costin, Rutgers University
      Location and type of singularities of generic nonlinear differential systems
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Alexandra Smirnova, Georgia State University
      Regularization of nonlinear unstable operator equations by secant-type method

    AWM Workshop closing remarks will follow the last talk in this session.

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