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Dr Igor Velcic awarded at the 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress June 18-21 2012 in the city of Rijeka
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published  06/23/2012 | Science , Education | Unrated
Young mathematician Igor Velčić is recipient of the Award of the Croatian Mathematical Society


Trsat sanctuary in Rijeka, near which the University of Rijeka is situated

 
The organizers of the 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress were the Department of Mathematics of the University of Rijeka, Croatia, and Croatian Mathematical Society, under auspicies of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and the Primorsko-goranska County.




 
Scientific Committee

Co-chair: Dean Crnković, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
Co-chair: Sanja Rukavina, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka

Members:

Dražen Adamović, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Damir Bakić, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Blaženka Divjak, Faculty of organization and informatics, University of Zagreb
Zlatko Drmač, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Andrej Dujella, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Dragan Jukić, Department of Mathematics, University of Osijek
Hrvoje Kraljević, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Vlasta Matijević, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Split
Željka Milin-Šipuš, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Pavle Pandžić, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Ivan Perić, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb
Tibor Pogány, Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka
Mirko Polonijo, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Rudolf Scitovski, Department of Mathematics, University of Osijek
Ivan Slapničar, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Split
Dragutin Svrtan, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Hrvoje Šikić, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Zvonimir Šikić, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Marko Tadić, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Josip Tambača, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Ninoslav Truhar, Department of Mathematics, University of Osijek
Zoran Vondraček, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Damir Vukičević, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Split
Vesna Županović, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

Organizing Committee

Co-chair: Dean Crnković, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
Co-chair: Sanja Rukavina, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka

Members:

Nelida Črnjarić-Žic, Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka
Neven Grbac, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
Ana Jurasić, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
Senka Maćešić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka
Vedrana Mikulić Crnković, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
Nermina Mujaković, Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka
Mirko Primc, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Hrvoje Šikić, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb 





On the left Dr. Igor Velčić, recipient of the 2012 Award of the Croatian Mathematical Society for young mathematicians


Professor Goran Peskir, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, plenary lecturer, distingusihed expert in Probability Theory,
studied Mathematics at the University of Zagreb, Croatia

 
Plenary lecturers

Pavao Mardešić, Institut de Mathématiques de Bourgogne, Université de Bourgogne, France
Tangential Center Problem for Darboux Centers

Goran Muić, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Cuspidal automorphic forms constructed via Poincare series, their non--vanishing and applications

Goran Peskir, School of Mathematics, The University of Manchester, UK
Three-Dimensional Brownian Motion and the Golden Ratio Rule

Rudolf Scitovski, Department of Mathematics, University of Osijek, Croatia
Cluster analysis: theory, methods and applications

Endre Süli, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, UK
Navier–Stokes–Fokker–Planck Systems: Analysis, Approximation, Computation

Vladimir Tonchev, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University, USA
Incidence structures, codes, and Galois geometry

Invited lecturers

Jean-Pierre Françoise, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
The algebraic moments problem and its extensions

Clemens Fuchs, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
Integral solutions of separated-variables equations

Marcus Greferath, University College Dublin and Claude-Shannon-Institute for Discrete Mathematics, Coding and Cryptography, Ireland
Error-Correcting Codes - A Beautiful Chapter of Applicable Algebra and Geometry

Lajos Molnŕr, Institute of Mathematics, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Algebraic properties of isometries on structures of linear operators

Petar Pavešić, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Lower estimates for the topological complexity

Tibor Pogány, Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Sampling theorems

Sonja Štimac, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia
On isotopy and unimodal inverse limit spaces

Tonghai Yang, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, USA
Gross-Zagier formula

Source www.math.uniri.hr



Professor Endre Süli, Oxford University, United Kingdom, distinguished expert in Mathematical Physics,
plenary lecturer at the 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress


Professor Pavao Mardešić, Université de Bourgogne, France, plenary lecturer, distinguished expert in Dynamical Systems,
former student of Mathematics at the University of Zagreb, on the right are his parents Vera and Sibe Mardešić


Professor Jean-Pierre Françoise, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France, distinguished expert in Dynamical Systems,
invited lecturer at the 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress.


Professor Goran Muić, University of Zagreb, plenary lecturer, distinguished expert in the Theory of Representations of Groups


Vladimir Tonchev, Michigan Technological University, USA, distinguished expert in Coding Theory


Professor Rudolf Scitovski, University of Osijek, Croatia, distinguished expert in clustering and applications

 
Croatian Mathematical Society award lecture

The CMS awards every four years the Award of Croatian Mathematical Society to young mathematician for research contribution in mathematics.

In 1996 Ivan Slapničar was awarded for his original and important contributions in relative perturbation theory for eigenvalues and singular values of matrices and the corresponding invariant spaces, and numerical analysis of highly accurate algorithms.

In 2000 Andrej Dujella was awarded for his original and important contributions in finding new sets of Diophantine type, with applications on elliptic curves and number theory.

In 2004 Goran Muić was awarded for his original and important contributions in representation theory of p-adic groups, theory of local L-functions and generic representations, and theta correspondence with applications in the Langlands programme, automorphic forms, and number theory.

In 2008 Ozren Perše was awarded for his original and important contributions in representation theory of vertex algebras and infinite dimensional Lie algebras, with applications in tensor category theory and mathematical physics.

In 2012 Igor Velčić was awarded for his original important contributions to the theory of plate models in elasticity obtained by simultenous homogenization and dimensional reduction.



Dr. Igor Velčić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing.
For those wishing to see Dr. Velčić's presentation, here it is: [PDF]

Dr. Igor Velčić, University of Zagreb

Dr. Igor Velčić, University of Zagreb, expert in Elasticity Theory

Dr. Igor Velčić, University of Zagreb

Dr. Igor Velčić, University of Zagreb

 
Short communications

Schedule

Round tables

Mathematics education - current state and perspectives
Matematičko obrazovanje u Hrvatskoj – stanje i perspektive
moderators: Aleksandra Čižmešija, Blaženka Divjak, Željka Milin Šipuš

The round table Mathematics education - current state and perspectives is designed as a follow-up of the round table The role and importance of mathematics education held at the Fourth Croatian Mathematical

Congress in Osijek (2008). The proposed round table (Rijeka, 2012) would question the actualities related to important topics of mathematics education in Croatia. These are:

review of decisions and conclusions of the round table in Osijek and determination of the degree of their realization, especially in terms of scientific research in the field of mathematics education and

the status of mathematics education in Croatian scientific space

    news in general compulsory, secondary and higher mathematical education in Croatia, such as:

- adoption of the National curriculum framework for pre-school education and general compulsory and secondary education,

- introduction of externally evaluated assessment in primary and secondary education,

- centralized admission to higher education,

- criteria for admission to higher education, with emphasis on admission to university studies

    news in university and life-long education and licensing of mathematics teachers.

Enhancing mathematical education and research on non-mathematical study programs
Unapređenje uloge matematike u obrazovanju i istraživanju na nematematičkim studijima
moderators: Blaženka Divjak, Zlatko Erjavec, Vesna Županović

The mathematics is the guiding force and strong support to various technologies, strongly related to natural sciences and economy and used in organization and optimization of processes in business, finances and other areas. Mathematicians have a strong influence on these
processes working on current problems as well as educating others in terms of various courses.

It rises a question of organizing such courses which are oriented to education of engineers, economists, computer experts and other highly educated persons.

We will discuss about such courses for nonmathematicians at our universities as well as comparison to other universities abroad. Teaching of mathematics in nonmathematical study can be improved by introducing adequate mathematical topics as well as using new techniques. Hence, we emphasize the e-learning of mathematics in high education. Recently, the level of e-learning in Croatia has significantly increased. Now, we have to reevaluate obtained results in e-learning in mathematics and determine the direction of the future development.

Scientific journals (Znanstveni časopisi)

moderators: Dražen Adamović, Andrej Dujella, Neven Elezović, Mervan Pašić



Round table about six scientific Mathematical Journals in Croatia: Professors Mervan Pašić, Neven Elezović, Dražen Adamović, Andrej Dujella


Professors Hrvoje Kraljević, president of the Croatian Mathematical Society, and Pavao Mardešić, France


Professors Goran Peskir, University of Manchester, UK, and Zoran Vondraček, University of Zagreb, Croatia, experts in Probability Theory


Professors Hrvoje Šikić, University of Zagreb, distinguished expert in Wavelet Theory, and Andre Ščedrov, University of Pennsylvania, USA,
distinguished expert in Mathematical Logic, former student of  Mathematics at the University of Zagreb.
Professor Ščedrov is one of organizers of Logic in Computer Science conference in Dubrovnik 2012.


Professors Goran Lešaja, Georgia Southern University, USA, former student of the University of Zagreb, and Darko Žubrinić, University of Zagreb


Professors Dragutin Svrtan, University of Zagreb, and Damir Vukičević, University of Split, with academician Sibe Mardešić,
distinguished Croatian topologist, who celebrated his  85th brithday during the Conference.


Professors Vesna Županović, University of Zagreb, and Jean-Pierre Françoise, Paris 6, France, in Volosko. They are experts in the field of Dynamical Systems.


Excrusion to the town of Draguć in Istrian peninsula, near the church of St. Rok, richly decorated with mediaeval frescos. In the middle Ms Maja Resman, University of Zagreb, PhD student of Professor Pavao Mardešić on the right. On the left Professors Anka Golemac and Tanja Vučičić, University of Split, behind them academician Marko Tadić from the University of Zagreb, distinguished Croatian expert in Representation Theory of Groups. On the right Mr Ivan Lekić from the University of Split.


Professor Goran Peskir, University of Manchester, describing mathematical subtleties using his hands


On the left Professor Andrej Dujella, since 2012 a member of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, distinguished expert in Number Theory. And excellent singer.
He is talking to Dr.  Vera Tonić, who is working in the field of topology.
On his left Professors Goran Lešaja, Georgia Southern University, USA, and Sonja Štimac, University of Zagreb, one of invited lecturers.


Welcome to Fameja Staver (Staver Family) restaurant near the town of Žminj in Istrian peninsula.
Dobro došli (Welcome) in Croatian Glagolitic Script, one of trade-marks of Croatian in Istria.

Gala dinner in Fameja Staver (Family of Staver) restaurant near Žminj in Istrian peninsula.
Above the door on the left is the name of Fameja Staver in Croatian Glagolitic Script. On the right a nice drawing of magarac.


All participants of the 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress in the city of Rijeka, 2012

Most of the participants of the Congress have been lodged in a very nice Continental Hotel in the city of Rijeka, built in 1888.


Members of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Rijeka, who were always at the disposal of participants of the Conference.
In the first row from left to right are Professors Dean Crnković, Sanja Rukavina, Nermina Mujaković, and dr. Danijel Krizmanić.
In the second last row on the right is Dr. Neven Grbac, Assistant Professor.
To all of them we owe our gratitude for excellent organization of the Conference.

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