Valeria Simoncini

Professor of Numerical Analysis
Dipartimento di Matematica (La storia della Matematica a UniBO)
Università di Bologna
Piazza di Porta S.Donato 5
I-40127 Bologna (Italy)
tel. +39 051 2094429 Fax +39 051 2094490 --> web: webpage and Vita -- English Version

Scientific Interests:

Matrix Computations, Spectral Perturbation Theory, with applications to PDEs, Control and Multivariate Statistics.


Chronological order. By subject. Recent talks Available software

Current Scientific Activities:
  • SIAM Fellow, class of 2014.
  • Member of the editorial board for Numer. Linear Algebra w/Appl. (4/2000-)
  • Member of the editorial board for SIAM J. Matrix Analysis and Appl. (1/2005-)
  • Member of the editorial board for ETNA Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis (3/2009-)
  • Member of the editorial board for SIAM J. Numerical Analysis (1/2012-)
  • Member of the editorial board for ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (M2AN) (1/2013-)
  • Member of the Advisory Committee for the SIAM International Summer School on Numerical Linear Algebra (2010-)
  • Member of the Householder Committee (2008-)
  • Research Fellow IMATI - CNR
  • Research Fellow IAC, Bari - CNR

    Past Scientific Activities. Click here.

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  • 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

    Some Forthcoming Events
  • GAMM-Matheon Workshop "Matrix Computations for Sparse Recovery" Berlin, April 9-11, 2014. Home page
  • Householder Symposium, June 8-13, 2014, Spa, Belgium. Home page
  • First Joint International Meeting RSME-SCM-SEMA-SIMAI-UMI June 30 - July 4, 2014, Bilbao (E). Home page
  • SIAM Annual Meeting, July 7-11, 2014, Chicago, USA. Home page
  • 4th IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimisation. 3-5 September 2014, University of Birmingham (UK). Home page
  • CIME Summer School, Exploiting Hidden Structure in Matrix Computations. Algorithms and Applications , June 21-26, 2015, Hotel S. Michele Cetraro (Calabria) Italy (more info available in the coming months)

    Current PhD and Master Students
    Mattia Tani (PhD student, Universita' di Bologna) Photo
    Yiding Lin (PhD student, co-advised with L.Z. Lu, Xiamen University, Fujian, PRC) Photo
    Stephen D. Shank (PhD student, co-advised with Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University, USA) Photo
    Davide Palitta (Master Student, Universita' di Bologna)

    Past PhD Students : Marina Popolizio (2008. Universita' di Bari, I), Gianluca Barbella (2010. co-advised with F. Perotti, Politecnico di Milano, I)

    Visitor Schedule
    Sarah Gaaf (PhD Student, TU Eindhoven, tentative Feb-March 2014)
    Stefan Guettel (Lecturer, Manchester University, 7-8 April 2014)

    Some Photos with friends and colleagues (under construction)

    Courtesy of Henk A. van der Vorst .