Southwest Local Algebra Meeting

Tulane University, 7–8 March 2020


Saturday 7 March

12.30–1.00 pm  Check-in and coffee/snacks
1.00–2.00 pm  Poster session
2.00–2.50 pm  Talk 1
3.00–3.50 pm  Talk 2
4.00–4.50 pm  Poster session
5.00–5.50 pm  Talk 3
6.30 pm  Social gathering

Sunday 8 March

8.30–9.00 am  Continental breakfast
9.00–9.50 am  Talk 4
10.00–10.50 am  Poster session
11.00–11.50 am  Talk 5
12.00–12.50 pm  Talk 6

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To ease planning and reporting we request that all participants fill out the registration form before 31 January 2020. Early registrants have priority for support, and you must register by 24 January 2020 to be considered for support.

Travel and Accommodation

The participants will be staying at the Hotel Indigo, 2203 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans Please register by 24 January 2020, so that we can book your room at the conference rate. If you are not being supported, please make your own hotel reservation.

Sponsors and Support

The meeting is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Mathematics at Tulane University.


Lars Winther Christensen  (Texas Tech University)

Louiza Fouli  (New Mexico State University)

Tài Huy Hà  (Tulane University)

David Jorgensen  (University of Texas at Arlington)


Mahir Can  (Tulane University)

Luis Garcia  (Sam Houston State University)

Mohsen Gheibi  (University of Texas at Arlington)

Srikanth Iyengar  (University of Utah)

Claudia Polini  (University of Notre Dame)

Sandy Spiroff  (University of Mississippi)

Poster Presenters

Sankhaneel Bisui  (Tulane University)  
Points and containments

Lourdes Cruz Gonzalez  (CINVESTAV-IPN)  
Unmixed property for chordal, perfect, SCQ or without some cycles weighted oriented graphs

Pinches Dirnfeld  (University of Utah)  
Base change along the Frobenius endomorphism and the Gorenstein property

Benjamin Drabkin  (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)  
Symbolic defect and cover ideals

Zachary Flores  (Colorado State University)  
The Weak Lefschetz Property for Vector Bundles on \(\mathbb{P}^2\)

Patrick Lank  (University of New Mexico)  
Algebraic psuedo-Riemannian geometry

Jayan Mukherjee  (University of Kansas)  
On the projective normality and normal presentation on higher dimensional varieties with nef canonical bundle

Tolulope Oke  (Texas A&M University)  
Gerstenhaber bracket on Hochschild cohomology of general twisted tensor products

Vaibhav Pandey  (University of Utah)  
Cohomological dimension of the Veronese ideals

Michael Perlman  (University of Notre Dame)  
Hodge ideals for determinantal hypersurfaces

Debaditya Raychaudhury  (University of Kansas)  
Deformations of bi-double Galois canonical covers of surfaces of minimal degree

Pablo Sanchez Ocal  (Texas A&M University)  
The Gerstenhaber bracket on relative Hochschild cohomology

Alexandra Sobieska  (Texas A&M University)  
Toward free resolutions over scrolls

Hung Tran  (University of Texas at Arlington)  
Some aspects of noncommutative algebraic geometry

Byeongsu Yu  (Texas A&M University)  
Generalized Ishida complex

SLAM in the past

2019 at University of Texas at El Paso   2018 at University of Arkansas   2017 at University of New Mexico   2016 at Texas State University  

2015 at Oklahoma State University   2014 at Texas A&M University   2013 at University of Arizona  

2012 at Texas Tech University   2011 at New Mexico State University   2010 at University of Texas at Arlington