Juan Manuel Peña

Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain


Juan Manuel Peña Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain Juan Manuel Peña was born in Zaragoza, Spain, in 1961. He was graduated in Mathematics (Extraordinary prize) and the Ph. D. degree (cum laude) from the Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain, in 1984 and 1986, respectively. Research Fellow, Assistant Professor and, since 2005, Full Professor of Applied Mathematics in the Universidad de Zaragoza. Since 2008 he is the chairman of the Department of Applied Mathematics of the Universidad de Zaragoza. He is mainly interested on Numerical Analysis and Computer Aided Geometric Design: numerical linear algebra, error analysis, approximation theory, total positivity, splines and shape preservation. He has been invited speaker of many international scientific conferences, he has belonged to the scientific commitees of many international scientific conferences and has organized many workshops and minisymposia. He has adviced four Ph. D. students. He has published almost 200 research papers, which have been cited by 200 authors (see MathSciNet). He has edited the book "Shape preserving representations in Computer-Aided Geometric Design", Nova Science Publishers, Commack (New York), 1999. He has also co-edited the following three special issues of scientific journals: "Positivity in Linear Algebra", special issue of the journal "Linear Algebra and its Applications": vol. 393 (2004), Elsevier; "Foundations of Computational Mathematics", special issue of the Journal of Approximation Theory: vol. 143, n. 1 (2006), Elsevier; "Computational Mathematics: special issue dedicated to Mariano Gasca's 60th birthday", special issue of the journal "Advances in Computational Mathematics": vol. 26 (2007), Springer-Verlag. He is an Associate Editor of the journals Advances in Computational Mathematics, International Journal of Computer Graphics and CAD/CAM and The Open Software Engineering Journal.

Biography Updated on 14 March 2010

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