11th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Saturday, March 31, 2012

Objective of the joint workshops series. The main objective of these workshops is to initiate and enhance the interaction, exchange of ideas, and possible collaboration.

History.

Objective of this workshop.

Location: NMSU Campus, Science Hall 107. Click here for map

Parking: For those visitors who want to enjoy the NMSU campus in the evenings (after 4:30 p.m.) and on weekends (Saturday & Sunday), no parking permit is required . You may park in any regular faculty/staff, commuter student or visitor parking space. Parking metered spaces are also free after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends.

Local Organizers: Karen Villaverde and Tonghui Wang

Deadlines:

Sponsors: Program:

9:00-9:05 am Official opening

9:05-9:20 am
Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Six Thinking Hats Heuristic Methodology: Towards a Fuzzy-Logic-Based Explanation

9:20-9:25 am Questions and discussion

9:25-9:40 am
Jaime Nava, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Applications of Uncertainty Techniques in Science and Engineering: Algebraic Approach

9:40-9:45 am Questions and discussion

9:45-10:00 am
Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Dependency Problem in the Modeling of Beams with Uncertain Parameters

10:00-10:05 am Questions and discussion

10:05-10:20 am
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
New Results on the Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions to Some Second Order Nonhomogeneous Difference Equations

10:20-10:25 am Questions and discussion

10:25-10:40 am Coffee Break

10:40-10:55 am
Rendao Ye, College of Economics, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Distribution of Quadratic Forms in Linear Mixed Models with Skew-Normal Random Effects

10:55-11:00 am Questions and discussion

11:00-11:15 am
Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Greenfoot Game that Teaches Recursion to CS0 Students

11:15-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:35 pm
Joshua Redpath, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Building a Physics Engine for Greenfoot Games

11:35-11:40 pm Questions and discussion

11:40-11:55 pm
Alexaundra Robles, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
RPG Game that Teaches Basic CS Concepts

11:55-12:00 pm Questions and discussion

12:00-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-1:45 pm
Ahmad Kachmar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Juan Villarreal, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Emil D. Schwab, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Characterizations of Multiplicative Formal Power Series

1:45-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:05 pm
Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
The Skew Slash Elliptical Distributions

2:05-2:10 pm Questions and discussion

2:10-2:25 pm
Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Pavel Bezdek, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Indranil SenGupta, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Scale Invariance Properties Applied to Geophysics

2:25-2:30 pm Questions and discussion

2:30-2:45 pm
Paul M. Delgado , Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
A Parallel Framework for Solving Coupled Microscale & Continuum Scale Models in a Porous Media

2:45-2:50 pm Questions and discussion

2:50-3:05 pm Coffee Break

3:05-3:20 pm
Janeth Rodriguez, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP
Jianying Zhang, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP
Protein-Protein Interaction of HSP70 and HSP60 with Other Cancer-Related Proteins

3:20-3:25 pm Questions and discussion

3:25-3:40 pm
Karla Singh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Andrea Wurm, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP
Igor Almeida, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP
Ming-Ying Leung, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Using Bioinformatics to Efficiently Organize and Analyze Significant Immunogenic Epitope Sequences in Various Stages of Trypanosoma cruzi

3:40-3:45 pm Questions and discussion

3:45-4:00 pm
Rene Duran, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP
Andres Ortiz, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Mahesh Narayan, Department of Chemistry, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Coomputer Science, UTEP
Binding Efficacy of Different Polyphenolic Phytochemicals with Beta-Lactoglobulin and Human Serum Albumin: Advancing Prophylactics Against Neurodegenerative Diseases

4:00-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:20 pm
Tiffany Blankenship, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP
Chuan Xiao, Department of Chemistry, UTEP
Geometric Surface Function of Trisymmetron of the Giant Marine Virus Cafeteria Roenbergensis Virus

4:20-4:25 pm Questions and discussion

4:25-4:40 pm
Taewon Yang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Notes on Orthomodular Posets of Vector Bundles and their States

4:40-4:45 pm Questions and discussion

4:45-5:00 pm
Dante DeBlassie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Van Vo, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Transition Density Monotonicity of the Reeflected Alpha Bessel Process

5:00-5:05 pm Questions and discussion

5:00-5:15 pm
Simplice Tchamna Kouna, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Bruce Olberding, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
The Linear Topology on a Noetherian Local domain(R,m). Examples of the m-adic Completion and the Ideal Topology

5:15-5:20 pm Questions and discussion

5:20-5:35 pm
Andres Ortiz, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Derivation of Hill's Equations from Scale Invariance

5:35-5:40 pm Questions and discussion

5:40-5:55 pm
Lokendra Paudel, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Group of Divisibility of Integral Domains

5:55-6:00 pm Questions and discussion

6:00-6:15 pm
David Finston, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Imad A. Jaradat, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
On Properness of G_a Action on A_4C

6:15-6:20 pm Questions and discussion

6:20-6:35 pm
Travis Cotton, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Joe Song, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Pathway-Guided Comparative Analysis Of Biological Networks Using Dynamical System Models

6:35-6:40 pm Questions and discussion

6:40-6:50 pm General discussion