The 22nd Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Saturday, April 7th, 2018

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: Tonghui Wang and Karen Villaverde

Deadlines:

Sponsors: Website: Program:

9:00-9:05 am ***** Official opening *****

9:05-9:17 am
Karen Villaverde, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
On Building a Positive Attitude Towards Mathematics on Pre-Calculus Students

9:17-9:20 am Questions and discussion

9:20-9:32 am
Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Why Asset-Based Approach to Teaching Is More Effective than the Usual Deficit-Based Approach, and Why The New Approach Is Not Easy to Implement: A Simple Geometric Explanation

9:32-9:35 am Questions and discussion

9:35-10:00 am
Weimin Han, Program in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences (AMCS) & Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa
Variational and Hemivariational Inequalities in Mechanics

10:00-10:05 am Questions and discussion

10:05-10:20 am ***** Coffee Break *****

10:20-10:32 am
Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Eastern New Mexico University
Fengrong Wei, Department of Mathematics, University of West Georgia
Network autoregressive model and its application on student academic success

10:32-10:35 am Questions and discussion

10:35-10:47 am
Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Applications of Self-Adaptive Computational Methods in Online Learning

10:47-10:50 pm Questions and discussion

10:50-11:02 pm
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
On Some New Proximal Point Algorithms

11:02-11:05 pm Questions and discussion

11:05-11:17 pm
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Rohan Baingolkar, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Swapnil S. Chauhan, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Ishtjot S. Kamboj, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Why Encubation?

11:17-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:32 pm
Francisco Zapata, Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, UTEP
Maliheh Zargaran,Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Working on One Part at a Time is the Best Strategy for Software Production: A Proof

11:32-11:35 am Questions and discussion

11:35-11:47 am
Jose M. Perez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Gartners Hype Cycle: A Simple Explanation

11:47-11:50 am Questions and discussion

11:50 am - 12:02 pm
Daniel Cervantes , Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Why Zipfs Law: A Symmetry-Based Explanation

12:02-12:05 pm Questions and discussion

12:05-1:35 pm ***** Lunch *****

1:35-1:47 pm
Hien Nguyen, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Susan Tilton, Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington and Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Christopher Kemp, Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
Mingzhou Song, Department of Computer Science, NMSU and Molecular Biology Graduate Program, NMSU
Functional pathway analysis reveals oncogenic role of p27Kip1 at intermediate dosage

1:47-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:02 pm
Chitra Karki, Lindsay Voglewede, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, Department of Physics, UTEP
Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP
Role of Esat-6 in virulence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

2:02-2:05 pm Questions and discussion

2:05-2:17 pm
Prakash Mishra, Chitra Karki, Jacqueline Vallejo, Vanessa Vallejo, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, Department of Physics, UTEP
Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP
Multi-Scale Approach on the mechanisms of PBCV-1 capsid protein assembly

2:17-2:20 pm Questions and discussion

2:20-2:32 pm
Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Iwona Skalna, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Guaranteed Bounds for Solution of Parameter Dependent System of Equations

2:32-2:35 pm Questions and discussion

2:35-2:50 pm ***** Coffee Break *****

2:50-3:02 pm
Natasha Sharma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
R. Hoppe, R. Kumar, J. Winkle, , Department of Mathematics, University of Houston
A Phase Field Model for Polycrystallization Processes in Binary Mixtures

3:02-3:05 pm Questions and discussion

3:05-3:17 pm
Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Financial Time Series Forecasting Using Deep Learning and Wavelets

3:17-3:20 pm Questions and discussion

3:20-3:32 pm
Xiaonan Zhu, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Generalized patchwork constructions for bivariate copulas

3:32-3:35 pm Questions and discussion

3:35-3:47 pm
David Trafimow, Cong Wang, Tonghui Wang, and Hunter A. Myuz, Department of Psychology and department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Expanding the a priori procedure to skewed distributions

3:47-3:50 pm Questions and discussion

3:50-4:02 pm
Cong Wang, Tonghui Wang, David Trafimow, and Hunter A. Myuz, Department of Mathematical Sciences and department of Psychology, NMSU
Necessary sample sizes for specified closeness and confidence of matched data under the skew normal setting

4:02-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:17 pm
Ziwei Ma and Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Estimation of location and shape parameters Under multivariate skew normal settings

4:17-4:20 pm Questions and discussion

4:20-4:32 pm
Foli Sophia Korkor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Backward Selection Method for High Dimensional Variable Selection

4:32-4:35 pm Questions and discussion

4:35-4:47 pm
Sangjin Kim, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
High Dimensional Variable Selection with Error Control

4:47-4:50 pm Questions and discussion

4:50-5:02 pm
Sebastian Miki Silva, Department of Physics, UTEP
Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP
Protein structure manipulation tool: revealing mechanisms of viral capsid assembly

5:02-5:05 pm Questions and discussion

5:05-5:17 pm
Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Iwona Skalna, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Guaranteed Bounds for Solution of Parameter Dependent System of Equations

5:17-5:20 pm Questions and discussion

5:20-5:32 pm
Abdullah Abu-Rqayiq, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
A Nonstandard Finite Difference Scheme for Two-Sided Space-Fractional Partial Differential Equations

5:32-5:35 pm Questions and discussion

5:35-5:47 pm
Mahmudul Hasan, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
A High-Order Compact Hybrid Variable Method for Linear Advection Equation

5:47-5:50 pm Questions and discussion

5:50-6:02 pm
Mashriq Ahmed Saleh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Mathematical Modeling of Tumor Growth for Free-Boundary Problem by Enhanced Finite Volume Method

6:02-6:05 pm Questions and discussion

6:05-6:10 pm ********* General Discusion ******