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 SIAM J. Numerical Analysis (1/2012-)
  • Member of the editorial board for ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (M2AN) (1/2013-)
  • Member of the editorial board for Journal of Numerical Mathematics (9/2014-)
  • 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
  • Numerical Algebra, Matrix Theory, Differential-Algebraic Equations, and Control Theory, Home page TU Berlin, May 6-9, 2015, Germany.
  • High performance computing in science and engineering, Home page Karolinka, May 25-28, 2015, Czech Republic.
  • Workshop on "Mathematical aspects of physics with non-self-adjoint operators", American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, CA, June 8-12, 2015 Homepage
  • Int'l Conf. on Preconditioning Techniques for scientific and industrial Applications, June 17 - 19, 2015, Eindhoven (NL). Home page
  • CIME-EMS Summer School, Homepage . Presentation: Exploiting Hidden Structure in Matrix Computations. Algorithms and Applications June 21-26, 2015, Hotel S. Michele Cetraro (Calabria) Italy
  • XX Congresso dell'Unione Matematica Italiana, Siena, 7-12 Sept. 2015.
  • Workshop on Matrix Equations and Tensor Techniques. Homepage . Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Bologna, Sept 21-22, 2015.
  • SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, October 26 - 30, 2015, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Homepage
  • Householder Symposium XX on Numerical Linear Algebra, 18-23 June 2017, The Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA (USA). Home page

    Links : Sportello Matematico EU-MATHS-IN

    Current PhD and Master Students
    Mattia Tani (PhD student, Universita' di Bologna)
    Davide Palitta (PhD Student, Universita' di Bologna)
    Massimiliano Fasi (Master Student, Universita' di Bologna)

    Our small group : Davide Palitta, Margherita Porcelli, Mattia Tani and I. Photo (Jan 2015)

    Past PhD and Master Students : Niklas Fors (2007, Ms thesis, co-advised with Maya Neytcheva, Uppsala University), Marina Popolizio (2008. Universita' di Bari, I), Gianluca Barbella (2010. co-advised with F. Perotti, Politecnico di Milano, I), Stephen D. Shank (2014, co-advised with Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University, USA), Yiding Lin (2014, co-advised with L.Z. Lu, Xiamen University, Fujian, PRC), Davide Palitta (2014, Ms thesis)

    Some Photos with friends and colleagues (under construction)

    Courtesy of Henk A. van der Vorst .