Calendar

20. – 21.05.2019

XXV AGM

20. 5 Karolinum – all day, evening: Vila Lanna21. 5. CAS building, all day

Smítal Jaroslav

Prof., RNDr., DrSc.
Born August 16, 1942 in Kroměříž

  • Mathematical analysis
  • Member of Learned Society since 1995
  • Member of LS Council since 2002

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1959, graduate, eleven-year secondary school, Kroměříž;
  • 1961-1966, Faculty of Natural Science, Comenius University (FNS ComU), Bratislava;
  • 1972, CSc. (FNS ComU);
  • 1979, Associate Professor of mathematics, FNS ComU;
  • 1986, DrSc., Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (FMP), ComU;
  • 1989, Full Professor of mathematical analysis at FMP ComU.

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1959-1961, construction worker at Dopravní stavby, Karviná;
  • 1967-1979, internal post-graduate student and lecturer at FNS ComU;
  • 1980-1992, Associate Professor and Professor, at FMP ComU;
  • 1990-1991, Vice-Rector, ComU;
  • 1993-present, Professor, Silesian University, Opava;
  • 1995-1998, Vice-Rector, SU;
  • 1999, Director, SU Institute of Mathematics

Membership in domestic scientific bodies (selection):

  • 1990-2001, Chairman, Commission for DrSc. in Mathematical Analysis
  • 1992-1998, Member, Accreditation Commission, Government of CR
  • 1994-1998, 2002-present, Member, Academy Assembly AS CR
  • 1993-present, Member, Scientific Council, SU;
  • 1998-present, Member, Scientific Council, Masaryk University, Brno;
  • 1993-1997, Member or chairman, Commission for the Natural Sciences, Grant Agency of Czech Republic

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • American Mathematical Society
  • European Mathematical Society

Important awards:

  • 1998, Second Class Medal, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports
  • 2003, Gold Medal, SU

Selected publications:

  • F. Balibrea, B. Schweizer, A. Sklar, J. Smítal: Generalized specification property and distributional chaos. Internat. J. Bifur. Chaos 13, 1683-1694 (2003)
  • B. Schweizer, J. Smítal: Measures of chaos and a spectral decomposition of dynamical systems on the interval. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 344, 737-854 (1994)
  • A. M. Bruckner, J. Smítal: A characterization of omega-limit sets of maps of the interval with zero topological entropy. Ergodic Theory & Dynam. Systems 13, 7-19 (1993)
  • V. V. Fedorenko, A. N. Sharkovsky, J. Smítal: Characterizations of weakly chaotic maps of the interval. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 110, 141-148 (1990)
  • D. Preiss, J. Smítal: A characterization of non-chaotic continuous maps of the interval stable under small perturbations. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 313, 687-696 (1989)
  • J. Smítal: Chaotic functions with zero topological entropy, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 297, 269-282 (1986)
  • J. Smítal: A chaotic function with a scrambled set of positive Lebesgue measure. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 92, 50-54 (1984)
  • J. Smítal: A chaotic function with some extremal properties. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 87, 54–56 (1983)
  • J. Smítal: On boundedness and discontinuity of additive functions. Fundamenta Math. 76, 245–253 (1972)

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