Curriculum Vitae of
Ivan Slapnicar
Education

B. Sc. in Mathematics (1984),
University of Zagreb,
Faculty of Natural Sciences and
Mathematics

M. Sc. in Mathematics (1988), University of Zagreb,
Faculty of Natural Sciences and
Mathematics.
Thesis: Quadratic Convergence of the
FalkLangemeyer Method. Supervisor: Professor
Vjeran Hari.

Ph. D. in Mathematics (1992, with ``summa cum laude''), Department of Mathematical Physics,
Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany.
Thesis: Accurate Symmetric Eigenreduction by a Jacobi Method.
Supervisor: Professor Kresimir Veselic, Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany.
Referee: Professor James Demmel, UC Berkeley.
Work Experience
 2003  : Professor, 1999  2003 Associate Professor, 19931999 Assistant
Professor, and 19851989 Teaching Assistant, all at the
University of Split,
Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture.
 August 2001  May 2002,
Visiting Professor,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
 19901992: Teaching Assistant, Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany.
Professional Positions
Grants (scientific)

CROGRID Infrastructure  Poliproject of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Educations and Sports, 20042007.

CROGRID Applications  Indexing and Search of web/local Networks and Data Mining  Poliproject of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Educations and Sports, 20042007.

Fast and Accurate Matrix Algorithms and Applications
(leader), 2002  , Project No. 0023002 of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

Numerical Methods of Linear Algebra (collaborator), 19922002,
Project No. 037012 of the Croatian
Ministry of Science and Technology. Project leader:
Professor
Vjeran Hari.
Grants (teaching)
Organizing Committees

X International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, Dubrovnik, June 25, 2014.

IX International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, Napa Valley (organized by UC Berkeley), June 47, 2012.

VIII International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, TU Berlin, June 28July 1, 2010.

VII International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, Dubrovnik, June 912, 2008.

VI International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, The Pennsylvania State University, May 2225, 2006.

V International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany, June 28  July 1, 2004.

Third Croatian
Congress of Mathematics,
Split, June 1618, 2004.

IV International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, University of Split, Croatia, June 2427, 2002.

III International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue
Problems, Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany, July 36, 2000.

Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computation, Dubrovnik,
September 1999.

International Workshop on Accurate Solution of Eigenvalue Problems,
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA,
July 1998.

International Workshop on Accurate Eigensolving and
Applications, Split, July 1996.
Refereeing
SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications (SIMAX)
SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing (SISC)
Linear Algebra and its Applications (LAA)
BIT
Glasnik matematicki
Mathematical Inequalities and Applications (MIA)
Novi Sad Journal of Mathematics (NSJOM)
Memberships
Croatian Mathematical Society
Division Split of the Croatian Mathematical Society
(President from 19981999).
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Awards

Prize of the
Croatian Mathematical Society
to the Young
Scientist for Outstanding Scientifical Contribution in Mathematics
(1996).

Preis zur Förderung junger Wissenschaftler
der Fernuniversität Hagen (1992).

Graduate Fellowship of the
Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (1990).
Visits
 IIT Indore,
GIAN Course Modern
Applications of Numerical Linear Algebra Methods, June 27July 5, 2016.

CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
FulbrightSchuman International Educator/Lecturer Grant, August December 2014.

FG
Numerische Mathematik, TU Berlin,
Fellowship FP 7 People "Marie Curie" IEF, April 2009  March 2010.

Centro de modelamiento matematico,
Universidad de Chile, Santiago, March 2004.
 Fernuniversität
Hagen,
Department of
Mathematical Physics, November 2002, June/July 2000,
July 1998 and October 1996.
 The Pennsylvania State
University,
Department of Computer
Science and Engineering,
State College, PA, January  April 1997 and August 1993.
 Eidgenoßische technische Hochschule, Institut für
wissenschaftliches Rechnen,
Zürich, August 1531, 1994.

N. Jakovčević Stor, I. Slapničar and J. L. Barlow,
Accurate eigenvalue decomposition of real symmetric arrowhead matrices and
applications, Linear Algebra Appl. 464 (2015) 6289.

N. Jakovčević Stor, I. Slapničar and J. L. Barlow,
Forward stable eigenvalue decomposition of rankone modifications of diagonal
matrices Linear Algebra Appl. 487 (2015) 301315, see also
arXiv:1405.7537.

I. Slapničar,
Symmetric matrix eigenvalue techniques, in: CRC Handbook of Linear Algebra,
2nd Edition, Leslie Hogben (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2013, pp. 55:123.

I. Slapnicar, On the spectra of generalized Fibonacci and Fibonaccilike
operators, Operators and
Matrices, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2012, pp. 4962.

D. Krstinic and I. Slapnicar, Gridbased mode seeking procedure, Intelligent
Data Analysis, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 343356 (2011).

I. Slapnicar, Symmetric Matrix Eigenvalue Techniques, in CRC Handbook of
Linear Algebra, Leslie Hogben (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2006, pp. 42:123.

N. Truhar and I. Slapnicar,
Relative Residual Bounds for Indefinite Hermitian Matrices, Linear
Algebra Appl., Special Issue in honor of Friedrich Ludwig Bauer, No. 417, pp. 466477 (2006).

J. L. Barlow, H. Erbay and I. Slapnicar,
An Alternative
Algorithm for Refinement of ULV Decompositions,
SIAM J. Matrix
Anal. Appl., Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 198211 (2005).

J. A. Powell, I. Slapnicar and W. van der Werf,
Epidemic
Spread of a LesionForming Plant Pathogen  Analysis of a
Mechanistic Model with Infinite Age Structure,
Linear Algebra Appl.,
No. 398, pp. 117140 (2005).

I. Slapnicar and N. Truhar,
Relative Perturbation Theory for Hyperbolic Singular Value
Problem, Linear
Algebra Appl., No. 358, pp. 367386 (2002).

I. Slapnicar,
Highly Accurate Symmetric Eigenvalue
Decomposition and Hyperbolic SVD,
Linear Algebra Appl.,
No. 358, pp. 387424 (2002).

Z. Drmac, V. Hari and I. Slapnicar,
Advances
in Jacobi methods,
Proceedings of the Third Conference on Applied Mathematics and
Scientific Computing, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 29, 2001,
Kluwer, Doordrecht, to appear.

J. Barlow and I. Slapnicar,
Optimal
perturbation bounds for the Hermitian eigenvalue problem,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 309, pp. 1943 (2000).
Also
Technical Report
No. 99001, Department of Computer Science and
Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA,

K. Veselic and I. Slapnicar,
On spectral condition of JHermitian operators,
Glasnik matematicki, Memorial
Issue in Honor of Branko Najman, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 324 (2000).

N. Truhar and I. Slapnicar,
Relative perturbation bound for invariant
subspaces of Hermitian matrix,
Glasnik matematicki,
Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 221232 (2000).

N. Truhar and I. Slapnicar,
Relative perturbation bounds for invariant
subspaces of graded indefinite Hermitian matrices,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 301, pp. 171185 (1999).

I. Slapnicar and N. Truhar,
Relative perturbation theory for hyperbolic eigenvalue problem,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 309, pp. 5772 (2000).

J. Demmel, M. Gu, S. Eisenstat, I. Slapnicar, K. Veselic, and
Z. Drmac,
Computing the singular value decomposition with high relative
accuracy, Linear Algebra Appl., No. 299, pp. 2180
(1999); also LAPACK Working Note #119.

I. Slapnicar and K. Veselic,
A bound for the condition of a hyperbolic eigenvector matrix,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 290, pp. 247255 (1999).

I. Slapnicar,
Componentwise analysis of direct factorization of
real symmetric and Hermitian matrices,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 272, pp. 227275 (1998).

N. Truhar and I. Slapnicar,
Relative perturbation of invariant subspaces,
Mathematical Communications, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 169174 (1996).

I. Slapnicar,
Accurate computation of singular values and eigenvalues of symmetric
matrices,
Mathematical Communications, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 153168 (1996).

P. Arbenz and I. Slapnicar,
On an implementation of a onesided block Jacobi method on a distributed memory computer, Zeitschrift fur Angewandte
Mathematik und Mechanik, 76 (Suppl 1), pp. 343344, 1996.

P. Arbenz and I. Slapnicar,
An analysis of parallel implementations of the blockJacobi
algorithm for computing the SVD,
in: D. Kalpic and V. HljuzDobric, eds.,
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information
Technology Interfaces, pp. 343348, Pula, 1995.

I. Slapnicar and K. Veselic,
Perturbations of the eigenprojections of a factorized Hermitian
matrix,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 218, pp. 273280 (1995).

K. Veselic and I. Slapnicar,
Floatingpoint perturbations of Hermitian matrices,
Linear Algebra Appl., No. 195, pp. 81116 (1993).

I. Slapnicar, Accurate Symmetric Eigenreduction by a Jacobi Method,
in Linear Algebra for Large Scale and RealTime Applications,
M. S. Moonen, G. H. Golub and B. L. R. De Moor eds., NATO ASI Series,
Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1993, pp. 417418.

I. Slapnicar and V. Hari,
On the quadratic convergence of the FalkLangemeyer method,
SIAM J. Matrix Anal. Appl., Vol. 12, pp. 84114 (1991).
GIAN Course
Undergraduate
 Mathematics for Engineers I.
 Mathematics for Engineers II.
 Mathematics for Engineers III.
 Multiprocessor computing.
Graduate
 Matrix computations and mathematics of search engines
 Matrix computations on multiprocessor systems
Textbooks

I. Slapnicar, Mathematics 1, University of Split, FESB, Split, 2002,
www.fesb.hr/mat1

I. Slapnicar, J. Baric, M. Nincevic, Mathematics 1  excercises, University of
Split, FESB, Split, 2011, www.fesb.hr/mat1
