# Faculty 1996 Travel and Talks

## January 1996

Tamás Erdélyi

"Littlewood-type problems on the unit circle and the unit interval" at the Mathematics Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, January 5, 1996.Participants at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, Orlando, Florida: James Boone, Arthur Hobbs, Vishnu G. Kamat, David R. Larson, Edward S. Letzter, Jane F. Schielack, Vincent P. Schielack, Jr., Roger R. Smith, Emil J. Straube, Jiye Yu Speakers:

Vishnu G. Kamat, "Operators and multiwavelets", AMS Session on Operator Theory, Friday January 12, 1996.

David R. Larson, "Extreme points in triangular

*UHF*algebras" (joint work with Timothy D. Hudson [East Carolina University] and Elias G. Katsoulis [East Carolina University]), AMS Special Session on Nonselfadjoint Operator Algebras and Their Applications, Thursday January 11, 1996.Edward S. Letzter, "Subalgebras of Noetherian Hopf algebras", AMS Special Session on Algebra, Algebra Cohomology, and Polynomial Identities, Friday January 12, 1996.

Jane F. Schielack, "Guidelines for the mathematics preparation of prospective elementary teachers", MAA Session on Standards for Introductory College Mathematics Courses Before Calculus, Wednesday January 10, 1996.

Vincent P. Schielack, Jr., "A course in mathematics and technology for prospective teachers", MAA Session on Creating an Active Learning Environment: Preparing Pre-service Teachers, Thursday January 11, 1996.

Roger R. Smith, "Higher-dimensional amenability for operator algebras" (joint work with Alan T. Paterson [University of Mississippi]), AMS Special Session on Nonselfadjoint Operator Algebras and Their Applications, Thursday January 11, 1996.

Emil J. Straube, "On an interesting one form on the boundary of a pseudoconvex domain", AMS Special Session on Analytic Methods in Several Complex Variables, Thursday January 11, 1996.

## February 1996

Participants in the Workshop on Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis at the Mathematical Sciences Research Insitute, 29 January 1996–9 February 1996: Keith Ball, César Luis García, Bill Johnson, Timur Oikberg, and Darrin Speegle.

- Keith Ball, the organizer, gave the following lectures:
- "Basic notions in convex geometry"
- "Fritz John's theorem"
- "The Brunn-Minkowski theorem"
- "Convolutions and volume ratios"
- "The slicing problem"
Keith Ball spoke on "Volume in

**R**^{n}and its relationship to linear structure" at the Department of Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley, February 5, 1996.Richard E. Ewing, "Simulation of multiphase flow and transport of groundwater contaminants," Conference on Fluid Flow in Porous Media, Oberwolfach, Germany, February 25 to March 1, 1996.

Arthur Hobbs will speak at the SE Combinatorics Conference at Louisiana State University, February 19-23, 1996.

Bill Johnson spoke on "Extensions of operators into

*C(K)*spaces" in the Functional Analysis Colloquium at the Department of Mathematics of the University of California at Berkeley, February 6, 1996.Thomas Schlumprecht spoke on "A Banach space with hereditarily huge asymptotic structure" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute on February 22, 1996.

Ying Shen spoke on "Rigidity of stable minimal hypersurfaces" at the Texas Geometry and Topology Conference, University of Houston, February 25, 1996.

Darrin Speegle spoke on "A construction of indicator function wavelets" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute on February 21, 1996.

## March 1996

Thomas Schlumprecht spoke on "The Gaussian correlation problem for ellipsoids" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute on March 14, 1996.

Emil Straube spoke on "Cohomology of a one-form restricted to the null space of the Levi form" in the Special Session on Geometric and Analytic Methods in Several Complex Variables at meeting 909 of the American Mathematical Society, Iowa City, March 22-23, 1996.

## April 1996

Keith Ball spoke on "Bang's Lemma and the De Leeuw-Kahane-Katznelson Theorem (d'après Nazarov)" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Insitute, April 2, 1996.

Harold Boas spoke on "Bohr-n again power series" in the Analysis Seminar in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, April 17, 1996, and at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute on April 30, 1996.

Richard E. Ewing "Mathematical modeling and simulation for applications of fluid flow in porous media," Symposium on Current and Future Directions in Applied Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, April 18-21, 1996.

Bill Johnson spoke on "Extensions of

*c*_{0}: an addendum to a paper by Kalton and Pelczynski" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Insitute, April 4, 1996.Gilles Pisier spoke on "The Halmos similarity problem on polynomially bounded operators" in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley, April 23, 1996; and on "Quadratic forms in unitary operators" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, April 24, 1996.

## May 1996

Keith Ball spoke on "Convolution inequalities and convex geometry" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, May 8, 1996.

Arthur Hobbs spoke at the Ninth Cumberland Conference on Graph Theory, Combinatorics and Computing at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, May 24-26, 1996.

Timur Oikhberg spoke on "Exact operator spaces with exact dual" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, May 3, 1996.

Gilles Pisier spoke on "Similarity problems and completely bounded maps" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, May 3, 1996.

"Various inequalities for vector-valued

*C*spaces" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, May 9, 1996.^{p}

## June 1996

David L. Barrow and Stephen A. Fulling attended the Foundation Coalition Faculty Conference in Prescott, Arizona, June 9-10, 1996.

Richard E. Ewing, "Preconditioning techniques for mixed and nonconforming finite element methods," Conference on Algebraic Multilevel Iteration Methods with Applications, Catholic University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 13-15, 1996.

Arthur Hobbs organized a workshop called the Paul Catlin Memorial Workshop on Graph Minors and Eulerian Subgraphs, June 1 and 2, 1996, at Western Michigan University.

Spoke at the Quadrennial International Conference on Graph Theory at Western Michigan University on June 3-7, 1996.

## July 1996

Tamás Erdélyi, "Littlewood-type problems on the unit circle and the unit interval," University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, July 5, 1996.

Richard E. Ewing, "Three-phase flow formulation," Computational Methods in Water Resources XI, Cancún, Mexico, July 22-24, 1996.

## August 1996

Doug Hensley spoke on "The statistics of the continued fraction digit sum" at the Fifth Conference of the Canadian Number Theory Association, 17-22 August, 1996, at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

William Rundell was a participant in the AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion on "How can you defend your graduate program in mathematics?" at the 1996 Seattle Mathfest, August 10-12, 1996.

## September 1996

Tamás Erdélyi spoke on "Littlewood-type problems on the unit circle and the unit interval" at the Conference on Functional Analysis and Approximation Theory, Maratea, Italy, September 25, 1996.

## October 1996

Speakers at the 1996 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, October 5-6, 1996, Lawrenceville, New Jersey:

Susan C. Geller, "The Artinean Berger conjecture" (joint work with Cortiñas Guillermo and Charles A. Weibel), Special Session on Algebraic K-theory.

William B. Johnson, "Nonlinear quotients" (joint work with Sean M. Bates, Joram Lindenstrauss, David Preiss, and Gideon Schechtman), Special Session on Geometric Functional Analysis.

Mark Rudelson, "Almost orthogonal submatrices of an orthogonal matrix," Special Session on Geometric Functional Analysis.

Thomas Schlumprecht, "On asymptotic properties of Banach spaces under renormings" (joint work with Edward Odell), Special Session on Geometric Functional Analysis.

Peter F. Stiller, "Torsion sections of elliptic surfaces," Special Session on Elliptic Surfaces.

Huai-Dong Cao, "The structure of stable minimal hypersurfaces in Euclidean space," Texas Geometry and Topology Conference, Rice University, October 12, 1996.

Jeffrey J. Morgan, "Some recent results for balanced reaction diffusion systems" (joint work with William E. Fitzgibbon and Selwyn L. Hollis), Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, 1996 Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 12, 1996.

Rekha R. Thomas, co-organizer, workshop on "Test sets in integer programming," Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin, October 20-22, 1996.

## November 1996

Huai-Dong Cao, "The Gauss map of spacelike constant mean curvature hypersurfaces in Minkowski space," Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin, November 7, 1996.

Edward S. Letzter, "Finite stratification of spectra, the Dixmier-Moeglin equivalence, and

*q*-skew polynomial algebras" (joint work with Kenneth R. Goodearl), Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Their Representations, Meeting #917 of the American Mathematical Society (1996 Fall Western Sectional Meeting), Pasadena, CA, November 16-17, 1996.Darrin M. Speegle, "Banach spaces failing the almost isometric universal extension property," Special Session on Banach Spaces and Related Topics, Meeting #916 of the American Mathematical Society (1996 Fall Central Sectional Meeting), Columbia, MO, November 1-3, 1996.

## December 1996

Richard E. Ewing, plenary speaker, "Mathematical modeling and simulation for applications of fluid flow in porous media," special session on Environmental Mathematics, Winter Meeting of the Canadian Mathematical Society, London, Ontario, Canada, December 7-9, 1996.

Last modified August 25, 2009 by RLC

.