Prof. RNDr. Ivan Netuka, DrSc.

netukaIvan Netuka studied applied mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague. In 1985 he received DrSc. (Doctor of Science) degree and in 1986 he was appointed Professor. Ivan Netuka is an internationally renowned expert in mathematical analysis. He is the author of significant mathematical publications. He also has a deep interest in the history of mathematics.

He has been teaching mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University since 1969. He served as Deputy-dean and Vice-dean for science and international affairs in the years 1993–1999; he then served as Dean in the years 1999–2005. He was the Director of the Mathematical Institute of Charles University in the years 2006–2012.

Professor Netuka worked at the Czech Science Foundation (2008–2014 as Vice-President, 2014–2016 as President). In his role he represented the Czech Republic at European Science Foundation and Science Europe.

He was appointed a member of the Council of the National Accreditation Office in September 2016. He is a member of the Scientific Council of Charles University.

He actively participated in numerous prestigious conferences, often as an invited speaker. Professor Netuka is also a corresponding member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. He received several honours: Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques, Österrechisches Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst I. Klasse, Golden Medal of Charles University.

He has been cooperating with the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in the long term. He was a member of the Academy Assembly of CAS (2002–2014), a member of the Council of the Institute of Information Theory and Automation (2007–2011) and he is a member of the Council of the Institute of Mathematics of CAS (2007–). He also participated in commissions for the evaluation of research activities at the research institutes of CAS (1999–2001 and 2003–2012).

He was a member of the Presidium of the Czech committee for awarding scientific degrees (1996–2001). He has been a member of the permanent commission for the defence of DrSc./DSc. dissertations in the field of mathematical analysis (1991–1998/2003–). He has been a member of the Committee for scientific degree of „Doctor of Science“ since 2003 and up until March 2017 served as Vice-Chair.


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