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Feistauer Miloslav

Prof., RNDr., DrSc.
Born February 8, 1943 in Náchod

  • Member, Learned Society since 2004

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1960, graduated, Eleven-year academic secondary school, Úpice;
  • 1960-1965, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University;
  • 1969, RNDr. FMP CU;
  • 1972, CSc. FMP CU;
  • 1982, Associate Professor procedure, FMP CU;
  • 1988, appointed Associate Professor, FMP CU;
  • 1990, DrSc. FMP CU;
  • 2001, Full Professor, approximate and numerical methods, FMP CU

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1966-1988, lecturer at FMP CU;
  • 1988-1991, Associate Professor;
  • 1991-present, Full Professor at FMP CU;
  • 1994-present, Head, Department of Numerical Mathematics, FMP CU

Membership in domestic scientific bodies:

  • 1994-present, Scientific Council, FMP CU;
  • 1998-2002, Scientific Council, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University;
  • 1999-2002, Professional Commission for the Natural Sciences, Grant Agency of Czech Republic;
  • 1999-present, Subcommittee for Mathematics and Computer Science, GA CR;
  • 1998-2001, Chairman, Commission for Defence of DrSc. Theses in Scientific Field 11-05-09, Approximate and Numerical Methods;
  • 2003-present, Vice-Chairman, Commission for Defence of DrSc. Theses, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies:

  • 1989-present, Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists
  • 1995-present, Czech Mechanics Society
  • 1998-present, American Mathematical Society
  • 1990-present, Gesellschaft fuer Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik
  • 1995-present, Euromech
  • 1990-present, International Society for Interaction of Mathematics and Mechanics
  • 2003-present, Advisory Board, President of European Mathematical Society Sir J. Kingman
  • Editorial boards of journals: Applications of Mathematics, Journal of Numerical Mathematics, Journal of Mathematical Fluid Mechanics, Computing and Visualization in Science, International Journal on Finite (Volumes)

Notable awards:

  • 1986, First Degree, Memorial Medal, FMP CU
  • 2000, Second Degree, Memorial Medal, FMP CU
  • 1992, Award, German Heraeus Stiftung Foundation, granting single-semester professorial position at University of Karlsruhe.
  • 2004, Prize for Research, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of Czech Republic

Selected publications:

  • M. Feistauer: Mathematical Methods in Fluid Dynamics. Longman Scientific and Technical, Harlow, 1993, 657 pp., ISBN 0 582 20988 9.
  • M. Feistauer, J. Felcman, I. Straškraba: Mathematical and Computational Methods for Compressible Flow. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2003, 535 pp, ISBN 0 19 850588 4.
  • M. Feistauer: Numerical Methods for Compressible Flow, chapter in the monograph Mathematical Fluid Mechanics (J. Neustupa, P. Penel, editors), Birkhauser, Basel, 2001, 105-142, ISBN 3 7643 6593 5.
  • M. Feistauer, J. Nečas: On the solvability of transonic potential flow problems. Z. fuer Anal. Anwend. 4 (1985), 305-329.
  • M. Feistauer, J. Mandel, J. Nečas: Entropy regularization of the transonic potential flow. Comment. Math. Univ. Carolinae 25 (1984), 431-443.
  • M. Feistauer: On the finite element approximation of a cascade flow problem. Numer. Math. 50 (1987), 655-684.
  • M. Feistauer, A. Ženíšek: Finite element solution of nonlinear elliptic problems. Numer. Math. 50 (1987), 451-475.
  • M. Feistauer, A. Ženíšek: Compactness method in the finite element theory of nonlinear elliptic problems. Numer. Math. 52 (1988), 147-163.
  • M. Feistauer, J. Felcman, M. Lukáčová: Combined finite element - finite volume solution of compressible flow. J. Comput. Appl. Math. 63 (1995), 179-199.
  • M. Feistauer, C. Schwab: On coupled problems for viscous flow in exterior domains. Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci. 8 (1998), 657-684.

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20.05.19

XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

The ceremonial part of the XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society, at which the Medals of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic Societas Scientarium Bohemica Ad Laudem et Honorem and the awards of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories were presented, took place on Monday 20 May 2019 in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.

19.05.19

Bolzano lecture by prof. Kip S. Thorne

American physicist Kip S. Thorne, recipient of the Nobel Prize for 2017 for detection of gravitational waves, visited Prague at the invitation of he Learned Society. He held a series of “Bolzano lectures” and a lecture titled “Creating Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” for the Learned Society on 15 May 2019 in the Blue Auditorium of the Carolinum. The lecture was held with the support of the Karel Janeček Foundation and was received very enthusiastically.

07.05.19

XXV. General Assembly

The Czech Learned Society is holding its XXV. General Assembly on 20 and 21 May 2019. The Learned Society’s awards in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories, Teaching Awards for pedagogic workers who promote interest in science and research at grammar schools and the Learned Society’s medals for meritorious contributions to the advance of science will be presented during a ceremony on 20 May at the Karolinum. Lectures by renowned scientists will also be presented. The second day will be reserved for the working part of the meeting, in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.