Valeria Simoncini

Professor of Numerical Analysis
AM2 Center
Dipartimento di Matematica
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
(La storia della Matematica a UniBO)

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Scientific Interests:

Matrix Computations, Spectral Perturbation Theory, with applications to PDEs, Control and Multivariate Statistics. See a detailed Research Statement

Ongoing Research Grants :

Alma Idea 2017 - 2020, Universita' di Bologna, "Studi di Fattibilita'".
GNCS 2019, Indam.
MIUR-DAAD Exchange program, 2019-2020.


Chronological order. By subject. Recent talks Available software

Current Scientific and Institutional Activities:
  • Coordinator of the math PhD Program, Universita' di Bologna
  • SIAM Fellow, class of 2014.
  • AMS Fellow, class of 2021.
  • Member of the editorial board for Numer. Linear Algebra w/Appl. (4/2000-), SIAM J. Matrix Analysis and Appl. (1/2005-12/2019),
    SIAM J. Numerical Analysis (1/2012-), ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (M2AN) (1/2013-), , Journal of Numerical Mathematics (9/2014-), Bollettino dell'Unione Matematica Italiana (1/2017-), Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra (ELA) (1/2020-), Advances in Computational Mathematics (8/2020-)
  • Member of the Advisory Committee for the SIAM International Summer School on Numerical Linear Algebra (2010-)
  • Member of the Householder Committee (2008-)
  • Member of the Advisory Board for ILAS (3/2017-2/2020)
  • Research Fellow of IMATI - CNR
  • Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra (1/2019-)
  • Member of ILAS Board of Directors (3/2019-)
  • Member of the SIAM Council (1/2020-)

    Past Scientific Activities. Click here.

    Citations (from Google Scholar)
    My Google Profile
    ISI Web of Science

    Some Forthcoming Events

  • SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (LA21) and ILAS Conf., Virtual, May 17 - 21, 2021. Homepage
  • 8th European Congress on Mathematics, Portoroz, Slovenia, June 20-26, 2021. Home page
  • Workshop on Matrix Equations and Tensor Techniques, METT - IX ed, Perugia, Sept 9-10, 2021. Home page
  • Householder Symposium, Selva di Fasano, (I), June 13-17, 2022. Home page
  • 23rd ILAS Conference, Galway, Ireland, June 20-24, 2022 Home page
  • GAMM Annual Meeting, Aachen (D), Aug 15-19, 2022. Home page

    Links : Sportello Matematico EU-MATHS-IN

    Recently organized international Summer Schools:

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

    Current PhD and Master Students

    Domitilla Brandoni (PhD Student, Universita' di Bologna)
    Gerhard Kirsten (PhD Student, Universita' di Bologna)
    Yue Hao (Visiting PhD Student, Lanzhou University, China)

    Our group :
    2014-2015 Davide Palitta, Margherita Porcelli (PostDoc), Mattia Tani and myself. Photo
    2015-2016 Davide Palitta, Margherita Porcelli (PostDoc), Stefano Pozza (PostDoc) and myself. Photo
    2018-2019 Domitilla Brandoni (PhD), Gerhard Kirsten (PhD), Margherita Porcelli (Researcher) and myself. Photo
    2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Domitilla Brandoni (PhD), Gerhard Kirsten (PhD), Yue Hao (PhD), Margherita Porcelli (Researcher) and myself. Photo

    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), Massimiliano Fasi (2015, Ms thesis), Mattia Tani (2015, PhD thesis), Giulia Sacchi (2017, Ms thesis), Marco Locatelli (2018, Ms thesis), Davide Palitta (2018, PhD thesis).

    Some Photos with friends and colleagues (under construction)

    Courtesy of Henk A. van der Vorst .