Prof. Ing. Ivo M. Babuška, DrSc.
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin 201, East 24th Street, ACES, Austin TX 78712 USA
- Born in Prague 1926
- 1949 Dipl Ing, Civil Engineering Technical University Prague
- 1951 PhD Technical University Prague
- 1955 CSc. Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
- 1960 DrSc. Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
Mathematical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 1949 – 1068
University of Maryland at College Park, USA, 1968 – 1995
University of Texas at Austin, Robert Trull Chair USA, 1995-present
Applied mathematics and computational science, theory and implementation of numerical treatment of partial differential equations. theory of the finite element methods, mathematical and computational problems of uncertainties. More than 300 papers in reviewed journals; most cited author; more than 20000 citations, h-index 68, g-index 126 ( May 2009) , 7 books.
5 honorary doctorates ( Westminster University, England: Brunel University England, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, Charles University Prague, Technical University Prague) Member: National Engineering Academy USA, The Academy of Medicine, engineering and Sciences, European Academy of Sciences, Czech Learned Society, Engineering Academy of Czech Republic, Distinguished University of Maryland Professor Honorary Member of the Association of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists Bolzano Medal of the Academy of Sciences of Czech Rep, Medal de Scientia Humanitete Optime Merits Academy of Sciences of Czech Rep., Medal Quiecumque Homo Natus Ministry of Education of Czech republic, Czechoslovak State Award, Birkhoff Prize, ICAM Congress Medal, Asteroid 36060 named Babuska.
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