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03.11.2010

# Drábek Pavel

Prof., RNDr., DrSc.

Born July 29, 1953 in Pardubice

- Mathematics, nonlinear differential equations
- Member of
*Learned Society*since 2003

### Educational and professional preparation:

- 1972, graduate, academic secondary school, Pardubice;
- 1972-1977, student, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague;
- 1978, RNDr., FMP CU;
- 1981, CSc., Mathematical Institute, CSAS(MI, CSAS);
- 1987, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Institute, Plzeň;
- 1990, DrSc., MI CSAS;
- 1991 Professor of Mathematics, Faculty of the Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia (FAS, UWB), Plzeň.

### Employment and academic positions:

- 1977-78, internal post-graduate student, MI CSAS;
- 1978-1991, lector, lecturer, Associate Professor, MEI;
- 1991-present, Professor at FAS UWB;
- 1990-1999, 2004-present, Head, Department of Mathematics;
- 1990-91, Vice-Rector for Science

### Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies:

- 1991-present, Member, Scientific Council of UWB and Scientific Council, FAS UWB
- 1995-2000, Member, Scientific Council, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice
- 2003-present, Member, Scientific Council, MI, AS CR
- 2003-present, member, Scientific Council, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Mining Technology (VŠB) Technical University in Ostrava
- 1992-present, Chairman, Section Council for Doctoral Study Programme in „Applied Mathematics“, FAS UWB
- 1996-present, Member, Czech Committee for Mathematics (since 2004, Chairman)
- 2003-present, Member, Professional Commission for the Science of Inanimate Nature and Engineering, Council for Research and Development
- 2003-present, Member, Standing Commission for D.Sc. Defence in „Mathematical Analysis and Related Fields“

### Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies:

- 1992, member, European Mathematical Society
- 1992, member, American Mathematical Society
- 1995, member, editorial board,
*Electronic Journal of Differential Equations* - 2000, member, standing commission for Dr.Sc. defence in of „Mathematical Analysis“, Slovak Republic
- 2002, member, editorial board,
*Electronic Journal of Mathematical and Physical Sciences* - 2002, member, editorial board,
*Nonlinear Analysis, Ser. A: Theory and Methods* - 2002, member, editorial board,
*Abstract and Applied Analysis* - 2003, Editor,
*Handbook of Differential Equations*, Elsevier

### Notable awards:

- 1987, First Prize in mathematics for young members competing in the Union of Czechoslovak Mathematicians and Physicists challenge for the best scientific work held on the occasion of the 125
^{th}anniversary of UCMP’s founding - 1989, Second class medal, FMP CU
- 1997, Josef Hlávka Prize, Foundation of the Czech Literary Fund and J., M. and Z. Hlávka Foundation
- 2001, Memorial Medal, University of West Bohemia

### Selected publications:

- P. Drábek, G. Holubová: Fredholm alternative for the p-Laplacian in higher dimensions.
*J. Math. Anal. Appl.***263**, pp 182-194 (2001) - P. Drábek, P. Krejčí, P. Takáč:
*Nonlinear Differential Equations*. Chapman & Hall/CRC Research Notes in Mathematics, Series 404. Boca Raton, London, New York, Washington, D.C. 1999 - P. Drábek, S.B. Robinson: Resonance problems for the p-Laplacian.
*J. Functional Analysis***169**, pp 189-200 (1999) - P. Drábek, A. Kufner, F. Nicolosi:
*Quasilinear Elliptic Equations with Degenerations and Singularities. Walter de Gruyter Series in Nonlinear Analysis and Applications 5*, Berlin-New York 1997 - P. Drábek, S.I. Pohozaev: Positive solutions for the p-Laplacian: application of the fibering method.
*Proc. Royal Soc. Edinburgh***127A**, pp 703-726 (1997) - P. Drábek:
*Solvability and Bifurcations of Nonlinear Equations. Pitman Research Notes in Mathematics.*Series 264, Longman Group UK Limited, Harlow 1992 - P. Drábek:
*Integral Equations*. Edition MŠMT, SNTL Praha 1991 - P. Drábek: Landesman-Lazer conditions for nonlinear problems with jumping nonlinearities.
*J. Differential Equations***85**, pp 186-199 (1990) - P. Drábek, S. Invernizzi: On the periodic BVP for the forced Duffing equations with jumping nonlinearity. Nonlinear Analysis,
*Theory, Methods & Appl.***10**, pp 643-650 (1986) - P. Drábek: Continuity of Nemytskij’s operator in Holder spaces.
*Comment. Math. Univ. Carolinae***16**, 1, pp 37-57 (1975)