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29.10.2010

# Smítal Jaroslav

Prof., RNDr., DrSc.

Born August 16, 1942 in Kroměříž, † March 9, 2022

- 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)