Valeria Simoncini

Past Scientific and Professional Activities


Editorial Boards


  • Member of the editorial board for ETNA Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis (3/2009-10/2014)

    Schools, Workshops and Conferences



  • Guest editor for Applied Numerical Mathematics , v.49, n.1. Special issue PMAA'02 , Nov. 9-10, Neuchatel, CH, 2002.


  • Organizer of the session "Numerical Linear Algebra" (with O.Ernst and H. Fassbender) in the GAMM 2003 Annual meeting, March 2003. GAMM Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, v.3, (2003) at Wiley .

  • Member of the Program Committee for Int'l Conference on Preconditioning Techniques For Large Sparse Matrix Problems in Industrial Applications , Oct. 2003.

  • Member of the Program Committee for 5th Workshop of the ERCIM Working Group Matrix on Computations and Statistics Prague, August 27-29, 2004


  • Member of the Program Committee for Int'l Conference on Preconditioning Techniques For Large Sparse Matrix Problems , Atlanta, May 19-21, 2005.


  • Member of ERCIM Working group in Matrix Computations and Statistics

  • ICIAM 2007, Zurich, 16-20 July 2007. Home page Participant of the ICIAM panel discussion on Future Directions in Numerical Analysis

  • Co-organizer of "Due Giorni di Algebra Lineare Numerica", 6-7 Marzo 2008, Dipartimento di Matematica, Bologna, Home page

  • Co-organizer of the Winter School: Detecting Biological and Environmental Changes: Design and Analysis of Monitoring and Experiments, 3-14 March 2008, Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Sperimentale, Bologna. Home page

  • Member of Scientific Committee. SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, 26-29 October 2009, Monterey, California. Home page


  • Co-organizer. Gene Golub SIAM Summer School 2010 International Summer School on Numerical Linear Algebra, Hotel Sierra Silvana, Selva di Fasano, Brindisi (Italy), June 7-18, 2010. Home page

  • Minisymp co-organizer. Sixteenth Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society, 21-25 June 2010, Pisa, Italy. Home page

  • Member of Scientific Committee. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE11) February 28, 2011 - March 4, 2011, Reno, Nevada Home page Also: Minisymp co-organizer. "MS154 Saddle-point Problems in PDE-constrained Optimization", and "MS101 Large Scale Computations in Geophysical Electromagnetic".

  • Member of Scientific Committee. Preconditioning 2011, May 16-18, 2011, INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest, France. Home page


  • Member of Permanent Scientific Committee. Householder Symposium, June 12-17, 2011, Tahoe City, California. Home page


  • SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (LA12). June 18-22, 2012 Valencia, Spain. Minisymposium co-organizer: "Recent advances in the numerical solution of large scale matrix equations"

  • Member of Permanent Scientific Committee. Householder Symposium, June 8-13, 2014, Spa, Belgium. Home page

  • Co-organizer of the CIME -EMS Summer School on Exploiting Hidden Structure in Matrix Computations. Algorithms and Applications June 21-26, 2015, Hotel San Michele, Cetraro. Home page

  • SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, October 26 - 30, 2015, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Homepage . Minisymposium organizer: "Numerical linear algebra issues in the solution of stochastic PDEs".

  • Organizer of the Workshop on Matrix Equations and Tensor Techniques. Homepage . Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Bologna, Sept 21-22, 2015.

    Other Scientific Activities



  • Member of the SIAM Nominating Committee (term 2009-2010)

  • Member of the ILAS Election Committee (2010)

  • Member of the Hans Schneider Prize Committee of ILAS (2011)


  • Liaison to SIAM Book program SIAGLA,, SIAM (terms 2007-2009, 2010-2012)