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Registration Opens: Conference Room MW 154
Across from reception desk of Math Tower (231 W 18th Ave) 

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Refreshments: Large Conference Room MW 724
Top floor of Math Tower 

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Welcome Address: Prof. Thomas Kerler  Vice Chair, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University 
Session: IA Room: SO 004 Chair: Dr. Steven Damelin  
1:45pm SO 004 
Sharpness Of Falconer's Incidence Theorem In Higher Dimensions Eli S Goldstein & Jonathan A DeWitt Williams College 
2:15pm SO 004 
Biases in Second Moments of Satake Parameters of LFunctions Megumi A Asada Williams College 
2:45pm SO 004 
Upper Bounds for Stern's Diatomic Sequence and Related Sequences Colin R Defant University of Florida 
Session: IB Room: SO 024 Chair: Dr. Bill Mance  
1:45pm SO 024 
Convergence Preserving Permutations and Divergent Fourier Series Angel D Castillo & Jose Chavez University of MichiganDearborn 
2:15pm SO 024 
Normality preserving operations for Cantor series expansions and related fractals Dylan R Airey University of North Texas 
2:45pm SO 024 
An Unoriented Variation on de Bruijn Sequences Christie Burris Colorado State University 
Session: IC Room: SO 040 Chair: Dr. Edray Goins  
1:45pm SO 040 
Meromorphic maps between Riemann surfaces having a cyclic branch cycle Yifan Wu & Carsten Sprunger University of Michigan  Ann Arbor 
2:15pm SO 040 
Specializations of the Lawrence Representations of the Braid Groups at Roots of Unity Khanh Q Le Ohio Wesleyan University 
2:45pm SO 040 
Geometric invariants of complex polynomials Weibo Fu University of MichiganAnn Arbor 
Short break in Journalism Building foyer (main level)
Registration continues in MW 154
Session: IIA Room: SO 004 Chair: Dr. Yunus Zeytuncu  
3:45pm SO 004 
Nonexistence results for branched covers Carsten Sprunger & Karl G Winsor University of Michigan  Ann Arbor 
4:15pm SO 004 
New properties of branched covers of surfaces Raghav Prabhu & Yifan Wu University of Michigan  Ann Arbor 
Session: IIB Room: SO 024 Chair: Dr. Bill Mance  
3:45pm SO 024 
The geometry of discriminants over finite fields Elena A Malloy University of Chicago 
4:15pm SO 024 
The Relationship Between a Local Ring and Its Completion Lena M Ji Williams College 
Session: IIC Room: SO 040 Chair: Dr. Brendan Sullivan  
3:45pm SO 040 
General StateSum Construction of Topological Quantum Field Theories with Defects Gathoni P KamauDevers & Gail K Jardine Kansas State University 
4:15pm SO 040 
Lazy Cops and Robbers on Chess and Product Graphs Nikolas J Townsend & Mikayla L Werzanski Emmanuel College 
5:00pm HH 180 
Geometry and the Shape of Space David Futer Temple University 
Introduction of graduate school representatives (see Sunday morning below)
9:30am HH 180 
Patterns of Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry Martin Golubitsky The Ohio State University 
Session: IIIA Room: SO 004 Chair: Dr. Edray Goins  
1:15pm SO 004 
Properties of $m^{th}$Level Triangle Numbers in SecondOrder Recursive Polynomials Maximillian C.W. Bender & Maria I. Lema Michigan State University 
1:45pm SO 004 
The Combinatorics of Borel Sets in a Fixed Degree Cecily L Santiago & Rose X Dennis Mount Holyoke College 
2:15pm SO 004 
A Volume Argument for Tucker's Lemma Oscar F Leong & Beauttie A Kuture MSRIUP at UC Berkeley 
Session: IIIB Room: SO 024 Chair: Prof. Michael Zieve  
1:15pm SO 024 
Branching types of rational functions and functional decomposition Elise Griffin & Heyi Zhu University of Michigan 
1:45pm SO 024 
Zeros of the Modular Form $E_kE_l  E_{k+l}$ Sarah C Reitzes Texas A and M University 
2:15pm SO 024 
Constructive Galois Theory with Linear Algebraic Groups Liam M Mazurowski & Eric Y Chen Louisiana State University 
Session: IIIC Room: SO 040 Chair: Prof. Steven Miller  
1:15pm SO 040 
Shifting Numerical Semigroups and the Catenary Degree Mesa A Pracht & Jesse P Horton University of Hawaii at Hilo 
1:45pm SO 040 
Discrete Morse Theory and the Rational Homology of Thompson's Group T Fernando E Betancourt Velez & Angelo N Taranto Miami University 
2:15pm SO 040 
Spaces of Nondegenerate Hypermatrices Colin C Aitken University of Minnesota 
Session: IVA Room: SO 004 Chair: Prof. Ugur Abdulla  
3:45pm SO 004 
Counting 10Arcs in the Projective Plane over Finite Fields Rachel S Lawrence & Luke K Peilen Yale University 
4:15pm SO 004 
On a Problem of Sarnak Related to Constructing Efficient Univeral Subsets of 1Qubit Gates Qingzhong Liang University of Michigan 
Session: IVB Room: SO 024 Chair: Dr. Joe Omojola  
3:45pm SO 024 
Zarankiewicz Numbers and Bipartite Ramsey Numbers Alexander W Neal Riasanovsky Rochester Institute of Technology 
4:15pm SO 024 
Quaternionic Ramsey Theory Sarah E Manski & Gwyneth S Moreland Williams College 
Session: IVC Room: SO 040 Chair: Prof. Steven Miller  
3:45pm SO 040 
Escape Rates and Equilibrium States for Open Topological Markov Chains Peter S Morfe & Christopher J Ianzano Fairfield University 
4:15pm SO 040 
Generating SelfSimilar Fractals Using the Heisenberg Group Max Lipton Cornell University 
5:10pm HH 180 
Wave Localization Svitlana Mayboroda University of Minnesota 
Group Photo before dinner in front of Scott Lab.
Session: VA Room: SO 004 Chair: Prof. Noah Aydin  
11:00am SO 004 
Computing the Evans function via solving a linear boundary value ODE Rose T Nguyen & Colin P Wahl Brown University 
11:30am SO 004 
Frechet Differentiability in Optimal Control of Parabolic Free Boundary Problems Jessica A Pillow Florida Institute of Technology 
12:00am SO 004 
Evolution of Free Boundaries for the Nonlinear FokkerPlanck Equation Christie M Campbell & Luke T Andrejek Florida Institute of Technology 
Session: VB Room: SO 024 Chair: Dr. Yunus Zeytuncu  
11:00am SO 024 
Sign Characteristic Preserving Linearizations in $DL(P)$. Joseph J Breen & Sarafina I Ford UC, Santa Barbara 
11:30am SO 024 
Theoretical Friends of Finite Proximity Edna L Jones Auburn University 
12:00am SO 024 
Existence of kNormal Elements in Finite Field Extensions Loren J Anderson Pennsylvania State University 
Session: VC Room: SO 040 Chair: Prof. Michael Zieve  
11:00am SO 040 
LowLying Zeros of Families of LFunctions Blaine Talbut & Gwyneth S Moreland Williams College 
11:30am SO 040 
A Twisted Second Moment for Automorphic LFunctions David R. Burt & Blaine Talbut Williams College 
12:00am SO 040 
OneLevel Density for Cusp Forms of Arbitrary Level Jonathan DeWitt Williams College 
12:45pm
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Closing Address:
Prof. Luis Casian  Chair, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University 