CURRICULUM VITAE

of

George Jaiani

(Other transcriptions: Dzhaiani, Dzaiani)

Permanent address

Home:

Bagebi, Cooperative block III, apartment 2

0162, Tbilisi

Georgia

Mailing address

Office:

I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics

of Tbilisi State University

2, University St.

0186, Tbilisi

Georgia

 

Tel.:

(+99532) 218 80 98,  (+99532) 230 30 40 (of.)

(+99532) 229 04 70 (h.)

 

E-mail:

george.jaiani@gmail.com

giorgi.jaiani@tsu.ge

 

URL:

http://www.viam.science.tsu.ge/curi/jaiani/index.html

 

Last name: Jaiani

First name: George

Date of birth: June 19, 1945

Place of birth: Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia

Marital status: married, two children, four grandchildren

Citizenship: Georgia

EDUCATION

Graduated from the Tbilisi State University for Mathematics and Mechanics, January 1968, Diploma of Honour in Mechanics.

Ph.D. (Candidate of Sci.) in Mechanics of Deformable Bodies, Razmadze Institute of Mathematics of Georgian Academy of Sciences, 1974. Thesis: "Some Problems for Prismatic Shells with Cusped Edge" (Advisor: Academician, Professor Ilya Vekua).

Dr. Hab. (Doctor of Sci.) in Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, Razmadze Institute of Mathematics of Georgian Academy of Sciences, 1986. Thesis: "Boundary Value Problems for Linear Elliptic Equations with Order Degeneration and Their Applications" (Referees Professor V.A. Kondratiev, Professor A.I.Janushauskas, Professor E.I. Obolashvili).

Languages spoken: Georgian (Native), German, Russian, English, Italian.

 

EMPLOYMENT

09.2009 – present:

Full Professor, Tbilisi State University

12.2006 – present:

1994 – 2009 (August):

Director, I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics

Professor, Tbilisi State University

1987 – 2006 (December):

Deputy Director, I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics

1989 – 1994:

Main Research fellow of the Department of Partial Differential Equations (part-time position), I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics

Invited Professor, Tbilisi State University

1981 – 1988,
1974 – 1978:

 

Invited Dozent, Tbilisi State University

1974 – 1987:

Scientific Secretary, I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics

1971 – 1973,

12.02 – 01.06.1968:

 

Junior research fellow, I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics.

1971 – 1973:

Invited Assistant, Tbilisi State University

1968 – 1971:

Post-graduate, Tbilisi State University

 

PH.D. STUDENTS

Supervised the theses of 6 Ph.D students (G. Ziskarishvili (1995), I. Khomasuridze (1999), G.Chichua (1999), N. Gordeziani (2003), N. Chinchaladze (2003), M. Svanadze (2014)).

 

PUBLICATIONS

Author of 5 monographs and more than 100 papers (see List of Publications: http://www.viam.science.tsu.ge/curi/jaiani/index.html).

 

FIELDS OF RESEARCH

 Main activities:

Partial Differential Equations; Mathematical Modelling; Solid Mechanics; Solid-Fluid Interaction Problems; Shell and Plate Theory. In particular, Boundary Value Problems for Singular Elliptic and Hyperbolic Equations and Systems and Their Applications to the Theory of Cusped Plates and Shells

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS

2016 2019 Project Leader of the Grant of Shota Rustaveli Georgian National Science Foundation (Project #217596, Project Title: Construction and investigation of hierarchical models for thermoelastic piezoelectric structures)

2013 2015

Project Leader of the Grant of Shota Rustaveli Georgian National Science Foundation (SRNSF,  Project 30/28, Project Title: Modeling and calculating in practice widely-distributed structures with complicated geometry)

2012 2014

Researcher of the Grant of SRNSF (D-13/18, Project Title: Development of analytical and numerical methods for calculating of cusped prismatic shells and beams)

2013:

Conference Grant Coordinator  (SRNSF  Project 25/04, Project Title:
“Second International Conference "Modern Problems in Applied Mathematics" Dedicated to the 95th Anniversary of the I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University & 45th Anniversary of the I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of TSU”, 4-7 September, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2012 2013:

Georgian Team Leader of the SRNSF-CNR (Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation –Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) Grant #09/04, Project Title: “Some classes of PDE and systems with applications to mechanics and biology”

2010 2012:

Researcher of the Grant of SRNSF (Project 08-802-3-109, GNSF/ST08/3-388, Project Title: “Investigations of the theory of elasticity and thermoelasticity for the microstuctures”)

2008:

Grant of  DFG (German National Science Foundation), Title: “Boundary and initial boundary value problems for concrete hierarchical models for cusped plates”

2007 2009:

Georgian Principal Investigator of  the GRDF/CRDF Grant (GEORGIAN-U.S. BILATERAL GRANTS PROGRAM III, GEP1-3339-TB-06, Title: “Non-classical problems of fluid-elastic cusped plate (beam) interaction”)

2007 2009:

Georgian Team Leader of the INTAS South Caucasian Republics 2006 - Research Project No : 06-100017-8886 (Project Title: “Some nonclassical problems for thin structures”)

2006 2008:

Project Leader of the Grant of Georgian National Science Foundation (Project GNSF/ST06/3-035, Title: “Construction and Investigation of Hierarchical Mathematical Models for Medium Consisting of Deformable Solid and Fluid Parts”)

2005:

Gran of the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia. Title: “Investigation of cusped elastic plate and beam hierarchical models”, Project Number: 42

2004:

Grant of  DFG (German National Science Foundation)

2001/2002:

Grant of NATO Science Fellowship Programme (Czech Republic), Title “Investigation of the mathematical models of cusped plates and bars”, 25/c/01/cz

2000 2002:

Partner Country Coordinator of the project (NATO PST. CLG 976426/5437) Collaborative Linking Grant of NATO Science Programme (Project Title: “Mathematical Models for Elastic Cusped Plates and Bars”)

1999:

Grant of DFG (German national Science Foundation), Title: “Investigation of cusped bars, plates, and connected with them degenerate ordinary, elliptic and hyperbolic differential equations”

Scholarship (Award) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

1998:

Medal of Merit of the Georgian President for achievements in scientific and educational activities

1996:

Grant of Ateneo, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

1996:

Max-Planck-Geselschaft zur Foerderung der wissenschaften e.V. Arbeitsgruppe. Title: “Application of singular integral operators to problems of mathematical physics”

1995/1996:

Grant of NATO-CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy), Title: “Solid-fluid mathematical models discribing a stress state of a dam together with its enviroment under non-ordinary actions”

1994:

Scholarship (Award) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

1993:

Grant of the International Science Foundation - George Sorros Foundation

1978:

Medal and prize of the Georgian Academy of Sciences for young researchers

VISITING POSITIONS, LECTURE COURSES AND ADDRESSES

2017:

Talk "Life and Activities of Ilia Vekua ". XXXI Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 19-21, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk "Hierarchical Models for Viscoelastic Kelvin-Voigt Prismatic Shells with Voids". V Annual Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences (February 7-9, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2016:

Invited Talk: "On Elastic Multi-Layered Prismatic Structure". VII International Joint Conference of the Georgian Mathematical Union & the Georgian Mechanical Union  (September 5-9, Batumi, Georgia)

 

Talk: "On Cusped (tapered) Prismatic Shells". XXIV International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM2016, August 21-26, Montreal, Canada)

 

Talk: "Influence of different physical fields on setting boundary conditions for cusped prismatic bodies". XXX Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 20-22, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: "Hierarchical models for porous elastic and viscoelastic Kelvin-Voigt prismatic shells". IV Annual Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences (January 26-28, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2015:

Plenary talk: “Some results obtained and activities”. VI Annual meeting of the Georgian Mechanical Union: GEOMECH5 (29 September - 4 October, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “On Peculiarities of Setting Boundary Conditions for Cusped Shells, Plates, and Bars”. II Advanced Courses in Applied Mathematics, TICMI (28-29 September, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “On Elastic Thin Structures with Complicated Geometry”. Seminar of the Institute of Mechanics of the University of Berlin (7 July, Berlin, Germany)

 

Talk: “Models of Perpendicularly Linked Two and Three Elastic Bars”. 9th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting: ACEX2015 (29 June – 2 July, Munich, Germany)

 

Talk: “A Construction and investigation of an equivalent single layer model for calculation of multilayer elastic isotropic structures”. 29th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-24, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “On a Model of Cusped (tapered) Micropolar Prismatic Shells”. III Scientific Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences of I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (2 – 7 February, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2014:

Plenary talk: “On models of layered prismatic shells”. V Annual meeting of the Georgian Mechanical Union: GEOMECH5 (October 8-10, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “On a Model of Layered prismatic Shells”. 8th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting: ACEX2014 (30 June – 3 July, Paris, France)

 

Talk: “A boundary-transmission problem for two rectangularly leant elastic bars”. 28th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (with N.Chinchaladze, April 22-24, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “On a Version of Hierarchical Models of Layered Prismatic Shells”. Seminar (Host Prof. J. Wolf), Institute of Mathematics, Humboldt University (June 14, Berlin, Germany)

 

Talk: “Elastic Micropolar Prismatic Shells”. Second Scientific Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences of I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (29 January – 3 February, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2013:

Talk: “Hierarchical Models for Laminated Prismatic Shells”. IV Annual Meeting of the Georgian Mechanical Union (November 8-10, Kutaisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “On Hierarchical Models of Prismatic Shells”. Scientific Session Dedicated to the 110th Anniversary of Viktor Kupradze (November 4, 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “Elastic cusped rod, plate, prismatic and standard shell models”. XXII AIDAA (Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Conference (September 9-12, Naples, Italy)

 

Plenary talk: “I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of TSU – 45”. Second International Conference "Modern Problems in Applied Mathematics" Dedicated to the 95th Anniversary of the I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University & 45th Anniversary of the I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of TSU (September 4-7, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk: “Cusped shells, plates, and bars”. Second International Conference "Modern Problems in Applied Mathematics" Dedicated to the 95th Anniversary of the I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University & 45th Anniversary of the I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of TSU (September 4-7, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Plenary  talk (Telebridge): “Some Hierarchical Models of Elastic Cusped Prismatic Shells”. AMiTaNS’13 - 5th Conference Application of Mathematics in Technical and Natural Sciences (organized by the Euro-American Consortium for Promoting the Application of Mathematics in Technical and Natural Sciences (June 24-29, Albena, Bulgaria))

 

Talk “On Hierarchical Models of Elastic Cusped Prismatic Shells”. ICCS 17 - 17th International Conference on Composite Structures (June 17-23, Porto, Portugal)

 

Talk “Peculiarities of the Second Hierarchical Model of Cusped Prismatic Shells”. Workshopwithin the framework of SRNSF Project #D-13/18 “Development of analytical and numerical methods for calculating of cusped prismatic shells and beams” (June 6, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Visitor Professor, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, Institute of Mathematics (May 6-16, Freiburg, Germany)

 

Talk “Cusped Shell-like Structures”, Oberseminar of Applied Mathematiks quided by Prof. D.Kröner, Institute of Mathematics, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg (May 7, Freiburg, Germany)

 

Talk “Mixed Hierarchical Models of Elastic Prismatic Shells”. 27th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-24, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk “Hierarchical Models for Prismatic Shells with Mixed Conditions on Face Surfaces”. First Scientific Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences of I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (January 22-26, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2012:

Talk "Differential Hierarchical Models for Elastic Prismatic Shells with Microtemperatures. III Annual Meeting of the Georgian Mechanical Union (December 19-21, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk "Construction of  Differential Hierarchical Models for Elastic Prismatic Shells withMicrotemperatures". Italian-Georgian Workshop within the framework of CNR-SRNSF joint project, October 25, 2012, Rome, Italy

 

Talk “A Reissner-Mindlin Type Model of Plates of Variable Thickness”. 26th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 23-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2011:

Semi-Plenary talk “Mathematical Models of Elastic Cusped Shells, Plates, and Rods”. International Conference “CONTINUUM MECHANICS AND RELATED PROBLEMS OF ANALYSIS” Dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences & the 120th Birthday of its First President Academician Nikoloz (Niko)Muskhelishvili (September 9-14, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Invited talk “On Cusped Shell-like Structures”. EUROMECH527 (August 21-27, Wittenberg, Germany)

 

Talk “On Peculiarities of Two Models for Cusped Prismatic Shells”, 25th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 20-24, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2010:

Talk “On an Investigation of the Cusped Structures”, The First Annual Meeting of the Georgian Mechanical Union (December 20-22, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (November 8 – 15, Rome, Italy)

 

Talk "On Concentrated Contact Interactions in Cusped Prismatic Shells", Seminar guided by F. Lanzara Dipartamento di Matematica-

 

Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universitá degli StudidiRoma "La Sapienza" (November 10, Rome, Italy)

 

Talk “Cusped plates under Action of concentrated bending moment and concentrated forces”, International Conference “Informatik and Computer Technologies, Modelling, Control”, Dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of Acad. I.V. Prangishvili’s Birth (November 1-4, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Plenary talk "Cusped Shells and Beams",  First International Conference of Georgian Mathematical Union (September 12-19, Batumi, Georgia)

 

Plenary talk "Cusped Prismatic Shells and Beams", International Conference “Topical Problems of Continuum Mechanics” (October 4-8, Dilijan, Armenia)

 

Talk “Partial Differential Equations in Thin Prismatic Domains”, 24th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 21-23, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2009:

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (November 2 – 11, Italy)

 

Talk "On Concentrated Contact Interactions in Cusped Prismatic Shells", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universitá degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (November 11, Italy)

Talk “Cusped Shells, Plates, and Beams”, V Congress of Georgian Mathematicians (October 9-12, Batumi-Kutaisi, Georgia)

Invited talk “A Method of Fundamental Solutions Depending on the Argument”, Advanced Courses on Methods of Effective and Explicit Solving of Boundary Value Problems organized by Tbilisi International Center of Mathematics and Informatics (October 6-8, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Invited lecture  "BVPs for the Systems of Degenerate Second Order PDEs of Hierarchical Models of Cusped Prismatic Shells", International Symposium on Nonlinear PDEs and Applications" (June 22-25, Catania, Italy)

 

Invited presentation "Participation of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in EU Scientific Programmes", Stakeholders Conference "EU-EECA S&T Cooperation: The Way Forward" (June 16-17, Athens, Greece)

 

Invited talk "On Some Classes of Special Functions" 4th Workshop on "Advanced Special Functions and Solution of PDEs" (May 24-28, Sabaudia, Italy)

 

Address "Equations with order Degeneration and Axially Symmetric Solutions of Elliptic Equations ", 23th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-24, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Visitor Professor, the Kocaeli University, Department of Mathematics, Izmit-Kocaeli (host:Prof.Dr. A. Hasanoglu, February 5-9, Turkey)

 

Visitor Professor, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Department of Civil Engineering (host: Prof. Dr. P. Podio-Guidugli, January 21-27, Italy)

 

Talk “Some Nonclassical Problems for Cusped Prismatic Shells”, Final Meeting within the framework of INTAS Project for South Caucasian Republics # 06-1000017-8886 (January 22-23, Rome, Italy)

2008:

Talk “Partial differential equations in thin domains”, International Conference

on "Modern Problems in Applied Mathematics" Dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of  the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and 40th Anniversary of the I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (October 7-9, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Visitor Professor, the University of Potsdam, Germany (host: Prof.Dr. B.-W. Schulze, July-September, supported by DFG (German National Science Foundation))

 

Talk  "Existence and Uniqueness Theorems for Cusped Prismatic Shells in the N-thHirarchicalModel", Seminar "Partielle Differentialgleichungen" (guided by Prof. B.-W. Schulze), Institutfuer Mathematik, Universitaet Potsdam (July 9, Germany)

 

Visitor Professor, Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Electronique et Eletrotechnique, within the framework of INTAS Project for South Caucasian Republics # 06-1000017-8886 (September 12-17, Paris, France)

 

Talk  “Some Nonclassical Problems for Thin Structures”, Seminar (guided by Prof. J.Cagnol), Department of Mechanics, University Leonard de Vinci (September 15, Paris, France)

 

Seminar presentation "The Flamant and Carothers Type Problems for Cusped Prismatic Shells ", 22th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics - ICTAM2008 (August 24 - 28, Adelaide, Australia)

 

Address (poster) " On Existence Theorems for Cuspidal Prismatic Shell-like Bodies ", Fifth European Congress of Mathematics - 5ECM (July 13-17, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

 

Talk “Systems of Linear Partial Differential Equations in Cuspidal Prismatic Domains”, International Conference on Analysis, PDEs and Applications (June 30- July 3, Rome, Italy)

 

Lecturer, Course “On Mathematical Models of Cusped Beams, Plates, and Shells”, South-Caucasian Summer School on Mathematical Modeling of Thin Structures (June 15-21,Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, under auspices of  INTAS)

 

Address "On a Class of Special Functions", 22th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar ofI.VekuaInstitute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Address (with N. Chinchaladze) "On Solid-Fluid Interaction Hierarchical Models", 22th Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2007:

Visitor Professor, University of Delaware, Department of Mathematics (September 12–October 12, USA, within the framework of  GRDF/CRDF Project GEORGIAN-U.S. BILATERAL GRANTS PROGRAM III, GEP1-3339-TB-06)

 

Talk “Elastic Cusped Beam, Plate, and Shell Models and Their Relation to Three-dimensional Linear Models”. Analysis and PDE Seminar (guided by Prof. R.P. Gilbert) at the Department of Mathematical Sciences of the Delaware University (October, 8, 2007)

 

Talk “On a System of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations with Order Degeneration”, 6th International ISAAC Congress (August 13-18, Ankara, Turkey)

 

Talk “On a Nonlocal Boundary Value Problem for a System of Singular Differential Equations and Applications to Cusped Prismatic Shells”, 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics ICIAM07  (July 16-20, Zurich, Switzerland)

 

Plenary Talk “Elastic Cusped Beam, Plate, and Shell Hierarchical Models and their Relation to the 3D Classical Linear Models”,  International Conference Dedicated to the Centenary of IliaVekua on Differential Equations, theory of Functions, and Applications (May 28 – June 2, Novosibirsk, Russia)

 

Talk: “Physical and Mathematical Moments and Analysis of Peculiarities of Setting of Boundary Conditions for Cusped Prismatic Shells and Beams”, IUTAM Symposium On Relation of Shell, Plate, Beam, and 3D Models Dedicated to Centenary of Ilia Vekua(April 23-27, Tbilisi, Georgia)

2006:

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (May 2 – 16, Italy)

 

Talk “On the Carothers’ Type Problem for a Cusped Prismatic Shell-like Body”, Seminar guided by Prof. P. Podio-Guidugli, Dipartmento di Ingegneria, Universitá di Roma 2 “TorVergata” (May 8, Italy)

2005:

Talk “Cusped Plates under Action of Concentrated Forces and Moments”, IV Congress of Georgian Mathematicians (November 14-16, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Talk “On a Nonlocal Problem for a System of Singular Differential Equations Connected with Cusped Prismatic Shells”, International Workshop on Degenerate Partial Differential Equations, Weighted Spaces, and Applications to Mechanics, Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (September 14-16, 2005, Tbilisi)

2004:

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (October 16 - November 13, Italy)

 

Talk "Bending of a Cusped Plate with Big Deflections", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universitá degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (November 11, Italy)

 

Talk "On Elastic Cusped Prismatic Shells and Beams", Seminar guided by Prof. P. Podio-Guidugli, Dipartmento di Ingegneria, Universitá di Roma 2, “Tor Vergata” (October 29, Italy)

 

Visitor Professor at the University of Potsdam, Germany (host: Prof.Dr. B.-W. Schulze, March 30-June 26, supported by DFG (German National Science Foundation))

 

Talk "On a System of Degenerate Elliptic Equations Related to Cusped Plates",

Seminar guided by Prof. H.Begehr, FB Mathematik und Informatik, Freie Universitaet Berlin (June 22, Germany)

 

Talk "Tension-Compression Vibration of Cusped Plates within Vekua's Model", Seminar "Partielle Differentialgleichungen" (guided by Prof. B.-W. Schulze), Institut fuer Mathematik, Universitaet Potsdam (June 16, Germany)

 

Talk "Cusped Beams, Plates, and Shells", Seminar "Partielle Differentialgleichungen" (guided by Prof. B.-W. Schulze), Institut fuer Mathematik, Universitaet Potsdam (April 21, Germany)

2002:

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (October 3-28, Italy)

 

Talk "On Some Boundary Value Problems for Cusped Plates and Beams", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (October 17, Italy)

 

Visitor Professor at the University of Stuttgart, Germany (host: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c.W.L.Wendland, June 22 - 29; Within the framework of NATO Science Programme (NATO PST.CLG.976426/5437)

 

Visitor Professor at the Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic (host: Prof. Dr. A. Kufner, 3.12.2001-23.05.2002; within the framework of the NATO Science Fellowships Programme)

 

Talk "Weighted Boundary Value Problems and the Theory of Cusped Elastic Plates and Beams", Seminar on Partial Differential Equations (guided by Prof. M. Kučera), Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (April 23, Prague, Czech Republic)

 

Talk "On the Mathematical Theory of Cusped Elastic Plates and Bars", Seminar on Differential Equations (Guided by Prof. P. Drabek), University of West Bohemia (April 18, Plzen, Czech Republic)

 

Talk "Static and Dynamical Problems for Cusped Elastic Beams", International ConferenceonMultifield problems (April 8-10, Stuttgart, Germany)

2001:

Talk (with S. Kharibegashvili, D. Natroshvili) “Models of Cusped Plates and Bars”, International Workshop on Mathematical Models for Elastic Cusped Plates and Bars, Tbilisi International Centre of  Mathematics and Informatics (September 25-26, Tbilisi)http://www.viam.hepi.edu.ge/others/ticmi/blt/vol6/program.htm#program

 

Invited talk "On a Vibration of a Cusped Barycentric Beam", Workshop "EllipticityandAsymptotics in Spaces with Singularities", Banach Center, Bedlewo (September 2-8, Poland)

 

Visitor Professor at the University of Potsdam, supported by DFG (German National Science Foundation) (host: Prof. Dr. B.-W. Schulze, August 26 - September 1, Germany)

 

Talk "Boundary Value Problems for Elastic Bodies with Singular Boundaries", 3rdInternational ISAAC Congress, Freie Universitat Berlin (August 20-25, Germany)

 

Invited surveys "Mathematical Theory of Cusped Plates and Bars", "Partial Differential Equations with Order Degeneration and Applications to Mechanics"; invited talks "Dimension Reduction Approach for the Investigation of Boundary Value Problems for Three-dimentionalElastic Bodies of Cusps", "Life and Work of G.Manjavidze".

 

Workshop on Functional-analytic and Complex Methods, Their Interactions, and Applications to Partial Differential Equations (February 12-16, Graz, Austria)

2000:

Visitor Professor as partner country coordinator at the University of Stuttgart, Germany (host: NATO country coordinator Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. W.L. Wendland, November 4 - December 2; Within the framework of NATO Science Programme (NATO PST.CLG.976426/5437)

 

Talk "Hierarchical Models of Cusped Plates and Bars", Seminar guided by Prof. W. Jaeger, Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum Fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen (November 27, Heidelberg, Germany)

 

Talk "Mathematical Problems for Cusped Elastic Structures", Oberseminar "Analysis und numerische Methoden fuer partielle Differentialgleichungen der Stroemungs- und Festkoerpermechanik" (guided by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. W.L.Wendland), Mathematisches Institut A, Universitaet Stuttgart (November 28, Germany)

 

Talk "Application of Vekua's Dimension Reduction Method to Cusped Plates and Bars", French-Georgian Workshop in Applied Mathematics, Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (October 23-27, Tbilisi)

 

Seminar presentation "On a Mathematical Model of Bars with Variable Rectangular Cross-sections", 20th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics - ICTAM2000 (August 27 - September 2, Chicago, USA)

 

Address (poster) "Initial Boundary Value Problems for a Mathematical Model of Bars with Variable Rectangular Cross-sections", Third European Congress of Mathematics - 3ECM (July 10-14, Barcelona, Spain)

 

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (March 4-31, Italy)

 

Talks "On the Oscilation of an Orthotropic Cusped Plate", "Dynamical Problems for Cusped Bars", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto"GuidoCastellnuovo", Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (March 27, Italy)

 

Talks "On a Cusped Beam with a Barycentric Axis", "On the Rigid Motion in a Bar Model", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto"GuidoCastellnuovo", Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (March 29, Italy)

1999:

Visitor Professor, Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Institut fuer angewandte Mathematik (November 3 - December 4, Heidelberg, Germany)

 

Talk "Differentialgleichungen mit Ordnungsentartung und Anwendungen in der Mechanik", Seminar guided by Prof. W. Jaeger, Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum Fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen (November 23, Heidelberg, Germany)

 

Visitor Professor at the University of Stuttgart, Germany (host: Prof.Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. W.L. Wendland, October 2- November 3; Invitation of DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service))

 

Talk "Ueber eine Klasse der mathematischen Modelle zugespitzter Staebe", Oberseminar "Analysis und numerische Methoden fuer partielle Differentialgleichungen der Stroemungs- und Festkoerpermechanik" (guided by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. W.L.Wendland), Mathematisches Institut A, Universitaet Stuttgart (October 19, Germany)

 

Talk (with G. Chichua, N. Chinchaladze) "Some Contact Problems for Solid-Fluid Models", International Conference on Multifield Problems (October 6-8, Stuttgart, Germany)

 

Talk (with S. Kharibegashvili) "On a Vibration of an Elastic Cusped Bar", Advanced Course on Function Spaces and Applications, Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (September 7-10)http://www.viam.hepi.edu.ge/others/ticmi/blt/vol6/program.htm#program

 

Visitor Professor at the University of Potsdam, Germany (host: Prof.Dr. B.-W. Schulze, May-July, supported by DFG (German National Science Foundation))

 

Talk "Ueber die Mathematische Theorie von Platten und Staeben mit Spitzen", Seminar guided by Prof. J.Sprekels, Weierstrass Institut Berlin (July 28, Germany)

 

Invited talk "The Relation of a Mathematical Model of Bars to the Three-dimensional Theory of Elasticity", Workshop in Partial Differential Equations, University of Potsdam (July 19-23, Germany)

 

Talk "Partielle Differentialgleichungen mit Ordnungsentartung und Anwendungen in der Plattentheorie", Seminar guided by Prof. J.Rossmann, FB Mathematik, Univesitaet Rostock (July 8, Germany)

 

Talk "Uniqueness Theorems for an Elastic Bars Mathematical Model", Seminar guided by Prof. H.Begehr, FB Mathematik und Informatik, Freie Universitaet Berlin (July 6, Germany)

 

Talk "On the Vibration of an Elastic Cusped Plate", Seminar "Partielle Differentialgleichungen" (guided by Prof. B.-W. Schulze, Institut fuer Mathematik, Universitaet Potsdam (June 16, Germany)

1998:

Short communication "A Mathematical Model of bars with Variable Rectangular Cross-section", ICM-98 (August 17-28, Berlin, Germany)

 

Invited talk "Investigation of Boundary Value Problems for Cuspidal Bars by Vekua'sMethod", Workshop in Partial Differential Equations, University of Potsdam (August 10-15, Germany)

 

Address "Boundary Value Problems in (1.0) Approximation of a Mathematical Model of Bars", Minisymposium on Pseudodifferential Operators and Their Application, Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (April 18-28, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (March 21-April 16, Italy)

 

Address "On a Cylindrical Bending of a Prismatic Shell with Two Cusped Edges under Action of an Ideal Fluid", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (April 3, Italy)

 

Address "A bar Model with Variable Rectangular Cross-section. Main Boundary Value Problems in (0.0) and (1.0) Approximations", Seminar guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (April 2, Italy)

1997:

Address "Application of Weighted Sobolev Spaces to the Bending of Cusped Plates". Seminar "Function Spaces" (guided by Prof. A. Kufner, and Prof. B. Opic), Mathematical Institute, Academy of Sciences (October 22, Prague, Czech Republic)

 

Address "Elliptische Differentialgleichungen mit Ordnungsentartung und Anwendungen in der Theorie der Platten mit Spitzen", Seminar (guided by Prof. H. Begehr), Freie Universitaet Berlin, Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik (October 17, Germany)

 

Address "On a Bar Model", Seminar "Partielle Differentialgleichungen", Arbeitsgruppe "Partielle Differentialgleichungen und Komplexe Analysis", Universitaet Potsdam, Institut fuer Mathematik (October 15, Germany)

 

Invited talk "Solutions Depending Only on Polar Angle and Their Applications", The Second Congress of Georgian Mathematicians (September 23-27, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Address "On a Model of a Bar with Variable Thickness", Minisymposium on Theory of Elasticity, Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (September 16-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Address "Bending of Cusped Plate with a Profile of General Form", International Symposium Dedicated to the 90th Birthday Anniversary of Academician I. Vekua on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics (June 21-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Invited talk (cospeakers D. Gordeziani, T. Meunargia, T. Vashakmadze) "Problems ofI.Vekua's Theory of Plates and Shells", International Symposium Dedicated to the 90th Birthday Anniversary of Academician I. Vekua on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics (June 21-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Address "Bending of an Orthotropic Cusped Plate", International Symposium on Problems of Continuum Mechanics (June 16-19, Tbilisi, Georgia)

 

Address "Fundamental Solutions Depending Only on Angle and Their Applications", Congress of ISAAC'97 (the International Society for Analyisis, Applications and Computation) (June 3-7, Newark, Delaware, USA)

 

Visitor Professor, Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "Mauro Picone", Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche (CNR) (January 12-19, Italy)

 

Address "Fundamental Solutions Depending Only on Polar Angle and Their Applications", Seminario del Instituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "Mauro Picone " (guided byProf.A.Tesei, Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche (January 16, Italy)

 

Address "On Boundary Value Problems for Conjugate Generalized Harmonic Functions",Seminario del Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "Mauro Picone" (giuded byProf.A.Tesei), Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche (January 15, Italy)

 

Address "Bending of an Orthotropic Cusped Plate with Profile of General Form",Seminariodel Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "Mauro Picone" (guided by Prof.A.Tesei), Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche (January 14, Italy)

 

Visitor Professor, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo" (January 4-11, Italy)

1996:

Visitor Professor by contract, Max-Planck-Geselschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften e.V. Arbeitsgruppe "Partielle Differentialgleichungen und Komplexe Analysis", Universitaet Potsdam, Institut fuer Mathematik (November-December, Germany)

 

Address "Bending of Cusped Plates", Seminar "Partielle Differentialgleichungen", Arbeitsgruppe "Partielle Differencialgleichungen und Komplexe Analysis", Max-Planck-Geselschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften e.V. Universitaet Potsdam, Institut fuer Mathematik (December 11, Germany)

 

Visitor Professor, Max-Planck-Geselschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften e.V. Arbeitsgruppe "Partielle Differentialgleichungen und Komplexe Analysis", Universitaet Potsdam, Institut fuer Mathematik (July 15-20, July 28- August 5, Germany)

 

Address "Partial Differential Equations with Order Degeneration and Their Applications to the Theory of Cusped Plates and Shells", Conference on Partial Differential Equations (July 29-August 2, Potsdam, Germany)

 

Address (poster) "On Boundary Value Problems for Conjugate Generalized Harmonic Functions", Second European Congress of Mathematics (July 17-27, Budapest, Hungary)

 

Address "Elliptic Equations with Order Degeneration and Applications to the Theory of Cusped Plates", Seminario del Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "Mauro Picone" (guided by Prof. A.Tesei), CNR (March 26, Italy)

 

Address "Bending of Orthotropic Cusped Plate",  Seminario  di Matematica Applicata (guided by Prof. P.E. Ricci), Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo",Universita'degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (February 23, Italy)

 

Address "Theory of Cusped Plates and Elliptic Equations with Order Degeneration", Seminario di Matematica Applicata (guided by Prof. P.E.Ricci, Dipartamento di Matematica-Istituto "Guido Castellnuovo", Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (February 9, Italy)

1995/ 1996:

Visitor Professor at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo", Italy (16.11.1995-14.03.1996 supported by the grant of NATO-CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy); 15.03.1996-14.04.1996 supported by the grant of Ateneo)

 

Lecture Course" Introductory Course in Singular Integral Equations", University of Rome "LaSapienza", Department of Mathematics-Institute "Guido Castellnuovo", academic year 1995/1996, Italy

1995:

Address "Elastic Bodies with Non-smooth Boundaries Cusped Plates and Shells", The Third International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (July 3-7, Hamburg, Germany)

1994:

Visitor Professor at the University of Stuttgart, Germany (host: Professor W. Wendland, October 1- November 30; supported by award of scholarship of DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

 

Talk "Platten mit Spitzen und entartete elliptische Differentialgleichungen", Oberseminar "Transsonic und Randelementmethoden" (guided by Prof. Dr.-Ing. W.L.Wendland), Mathematisches Institut A, Universitaet Stuttgart (October 27, Germany)

 

Address (poster) "Weighted Boundary Value Problems for Elliptic Equations and Systems with Order Degeneration", ICM-94 (August 3-11, Zuerich, Switzerland)

 

Address "Boundary Value Problems In Weighted Sobolev Spaces for the Elliptic Equations of Higher Order With Order Degeneration", The First Congress of Georgian Mathematicians (June 1-4, 1994, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1993:

Address "Some Remarks on the Wellposing of the Keldysh-Fichera Problem", Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 21-23, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1992:

Address (poster) "On Boundary Value Problems for Singular Elliptic Equations and Systems", The First Europian Congress of Mathematics (July 6-10, Paris, France)

1991:

Address "On Some Methods of Investigation of Elastic Bodies with Singular Boundaries", Athens Interdisciplinary Olimpia 91 (November 12-16, Athens, Greece)

 

Address "Boundary Value Problems for Prismatic Shells with Cusped Edges", International Symposium in Continuum Mechanics and Related Problems of Analysis dedicated to Academician N. Muskhelishvili's Centenary (June 6-11, Tbilisi, Republic of  Georgia)

 

Address "Some Remarks to Solution of Boundary Value Problems for Degenerate Elliptic Equations", International Conference in Differential Equations and Related Problems dedicated to Academician I. Petrovski's 90 Anniversary (May 29-June 3, Moscow, Russia)

 

Address "The Generalized Holmgren Problem for the Equation y∆u+buy =0 in the Case of a Half-circle", Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 23-26, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1990:

Visitor Professor, Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg, Institut fuer Mathematik (November  1-6, Halle, Germany)

 

Visitor Professor, University of Lodz, Institute of Mathematics (October 25-28,  Lodz, Poland)

 

Address "Some Main Boundary Value Problems of Mathematical Theory of Cusped Prismatic Shells", Scientific Session Dedicated to the 75th Birthday of Academician O.Oniashvili (June 4-8, Tbilisi, Georgia)

1989:

Address "On the Problem of Behaviour of Solutions of Boundary Value Problems in theNeighbourhood of Discontinuity Points of Boundary Data", Reports of Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-25, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1987:

Address "Bending of Prismatic Cusped Shell with Power Law Changing Stiffness", The XIV All-union Conference in Shell and Plate Theory (October 20-23, Kutaisi, Republic  of Georgia)

 

Address "Linear Elliptic Equations with Order Degeneration and Prismatic Shells with Cusped Edge", All-union Symposium in Modern Problems of Mathematical Physics (April 22-25, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

 

Address "Weight Boundary Value Problems for a Degenerate Linear Elliptic Equation of Second Order", I. Petrovski Seminar (January 19-22, Moscow, Russia)

1986:

Address "Calculation of Prismatic Shells with Cusped Edge", The VI All-union Congress in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (September 24-30, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

 

Address " Weak Extremum Principle for the Euler-Poisson-Dorboux Equation", the XI Conference of Mathematicians of Universities and Colleges of the Republic of  Georgia  (May 28-30, Kutaisi, Republic of Georgia)

 

Address "On a Non-local Boundary Value Problem for the Euler-Poisson-Darboux Equation in the Half-plane", Conference in Non-local Problems for Partial Differential Equations (May 21-25, Nalchik, Russia)

 

Address "On the Influence of Coefficients of Junior Terms on Posing of Boundary Value Problems for Elliptic Equations with Order Degeneration", Enlarged Sessions of the Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics (April 22-25, Tbilisi, Republic of  Georgia)

1984:

Address "Boundary Value Problems of Mathematical Theory of Prismatic Shells with Cusped Edge", All-union Seminar in Theory and Numerical Methods in Shell and Plate Theory (November 27-December 3, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

 

Address "Discontinuous Boundary Value Problems for the Euler-Poisson-Darboux Equation", International Conference in Complex Analysis and its Applications to Partial Differential Equations (October 15-20, Halle/Saale, Germany)

1983:

Address "On the Approximate Solution of the Boundary Value Problems for the Deflection Equation in the Case of Zero Approximation of I. Vekua Version of the Sharpened Prismatic Shell Theory", All-union Conference in Models of Mechanics of Continua (September 23-30,Kobuleti, Republic of Georgia)

1981:

Address "On the First Boundary Value Problem for Elastic Prismatic Shells with Sharpened Edges", The V All-union Congress in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (May 27-June 3, Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan)

1980:

Address "On some Boundary Value Problems for Prismatic Cusped Shells", SeminariodelLaboratorio di Analisi Matematica e Numerica (guided by Prof. M. A. Sneider), Instituto Matematico "Guido Castellnuovo" Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (February 11, Italy)

1979/1980:

Visiting research fellow at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (host: Professor G. Fichera, October 1979 - July 1980, Italy)

1978:

Address "On Determination of Elastic Equilibrium of Some Shells of Special Type", III IUTAM International Symposium on Shell Theory (August 22-28, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1976:

Address "Ueber verallgemeinerte Schwarzsche Formeln fuer eine singular Differential gleichung", International Conference in Complex Analysis and its Applications to Partial Differential Equations (October 18-22, Halle/Saale, Germany)

1975:

Address "On a Wedge-shaped Shell", The X All-union Conference in Shell and Plate Theory (September 22-29, Kutaisi, Republic of Georgia)

1974:

Address "Arbitrary Loaded Elastic Half-plane Whose Young's Modulus is Power Function of Depth", The I All-union School in Theory and Numerical Methods in Shell and Plate Theory (October 1-10, Gegechkori, Republic of Georgia)

1966 1973:

Addresses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Young Mathematician Conferences in: Tbilisi (Georgia), Novosibirsk (Russia), Tallinn (Estonia), etc.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2014 – present:

Associated Editor of Applicable Analysis

2012 – present:

President of the Georgian Mechanical Union

Chairman of the Georgian National Committee of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

2009 – present:

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Division of Mathematics of the European Academy of Sciences  (EURASC)

2007 – present:

Member of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics [Gesellschaft Fuer Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM)]

2005 – present:

2002 – present:

Member of the Georgian Engineering Academy

Member of the EURASC

Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation

2000 – present:

Member of the General Assembly (GA) of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)

Editor of Lecture Notes of Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (TICMI)

1999 – present:

Head of Department of Mathematics and Informatics of the Georgian Academy of Natural Sciences (GANS)

Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews

1998 – present:

Member of the American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Member of the International Society for Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics (ISIMM)

1997 – present:

Editor of the Bulletin of TICMI

1996 – present:

Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal "Applied Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics"

1995 – present:

Chairman of the International Scientific Committee of the TICMI

1994 – present:

Member (Academician) of the GANS

1991 – present:

Member of the European Mathematical Society (EMS)

1975 – present:

Member of the Editorial Board of Reports of Seminar of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics

1974 – present:

Reviewer, Zentralblatt fuer Mathematik

1973 – present:

Member of the Scientific Council of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematicss

1968 – present:

Member of the Georgian Mathematical Union  (GMU)

2013:

The Order of Honour

2006 – 2017:

Hindawi Journal of Applied Mathematics, Associated Editor

1989 – 2013:

Member of the Council of the GMU

2000 – 2011:

Cochairman of the Georgian National Committee of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

2009:

Participant of the Seminar organized by ENEA within the framework of FP7 project BS-ERA.NET “Networking on Science and Technology in the Black Sea Region” (November 9 and 10, Rome, Italy)

 

Participant of the General Assembly of the European Academy of Sciences (November 6, Bologna, Italy)

2002 – 2009

Member of the committee of the European Mathematical Society (EMS) for support of EURASCt European mathematicians

2008:

Chairman of the International Scientific Committee of the Conference on “Modern Problems in Applied Mathematics” dedicated to the 90-th anniversary of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) and 40-th anniversary of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of TSU, Tbilisi, Georgia, October 7-9

2007:

Chairman of the International Scientific Committee of  the IUTAM Symposium on Relation of Shell, Plate, Beam and 3D Models, Dedicated to Centenary of Ilia Vekua, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 23 –27

Vice-Chairman of the International Scientific Committee of  the ISAAC  Conference on Complex Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Mechanics of Continua, Dedicated to Centenary of Ilia Vekua, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 23 –27

Member of the Governmental Jubilee Committee of Centenary of Ilia Vekua

Member of the Programme Committee of the International Conference on Differential Equations, Theory of Functions, and Applications, dedicated to centennial of AcademicianIlia N. Vekua, Novosibirsk, Russia, May 28 – June 2

Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Non-classic Problems of Mechanics, Kutaisi, Georgia, October 25-27

2001 – 2006:

Vice-Chairman of the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Council awarding scientific degrees in Mathematical Cybernetics and Differential Equations Ph.m.01.08 #8

2001 – 2005:

Member of the International Society for Analysis, its Applications and Computation (ISAAC)

1999 – 2006

Associate Editor of International Journal "Applied Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics"

1994 – 2005:

Chairman of the Educational and Methodological Council of the Tbilisi State University

1992 – 2005:

Member of the Big Scientific Council of the Tbilisi State University

2001 – 2004:

Member of the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Council awarding scientific degrees in Mechanics of Deformable Solids and Numerical Analysis

1994 – 2001:

Member (Delegate of individual members) of the Council of the EMS

1993 – 2001:

Member of the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Council awarding scientific degrees in Mathematical Cybernetics and Differential Equations

2000:

One of  the founders of the Georgian National Committee of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Initiator of membership of Georgia at IUTAM (at Chicago meeting of the IUTAM GA)

1994 – 1999:

Member of the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Council awarding scientific degrees in Mathematical Modelling

1999:

Participant of the Workshop "Multiscale Problems and Homogenization" (November 29 - December 4, Heidelberg, Germany)

Participant of the Europian Science Foundation-GAMM-DFG Workshop "Mathematical Problems in Suspension Flows" (October 9 and 10, Stuttgart, Germany)

1998:

The Medal of Honour

1997:

Initiator together with Prof. Paolo Emilio Ricci of an agreement requlating direct cultural and scientific cooperation between Rome University "La Sapienza" and University of Tbilisi

Participant of the Workshop on "Differential Equations, Spectral Theory, Function Spaces" (October 6-10, Jena, Germany)

Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Symposium Dedicated to the 90-th Birthday Anniversary of Academician I. Vekua on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics (June 21-25, Tbilisi, Georgia)

1989 – 1994:

Deputy Chairman of the Georgian Mathematical National Committee

1994:

Chairman of the Organizing Committee of The First Congress of Georgian Mathematicians (June 1-4, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

Participant of the Conference "Boundary Element Method, Applications and Mistake Estimates" (October 2-8, Oberwolfach, Germany)

1991 – 1993:

Member of the A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute of the Georgian Academy of Sciences Council awarding scientific degrees in Differential Equations

1989 – 1992:

Presidium Member of the GMU

1992:

Participant (as deputy delegate of individual members) of the Council Meeting of the EMS (July 4 and 5 , Paris, France)

1991:

Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Symposium dedicated to the Centenary of Academician N. Muskhelishvili (June 6-11, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1990:

Member of delegation of Georgian Mathematical Union at the inaugural meeting of the EMS (October 29, 30, Madralin, Poland)

1987:

Member of All-union (USSR) Organizing Committee of the XIV All-union Conference in Shell and Plate Theory (October 20-23, Kutaisi, Republic of Georgia)

1987, 1982:

Scientific Secretary of the Organizing Committee of the International Conferences dedicated to Academician I. Vekua's 75, 80 Anniversaries (April, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia)

1979:

Participant of the Conference "Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Inverse and Improperly Posed Problems in Differential Equations" (May 29 - June 2, Halle, Germany)

1978:

Scientific Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee of the III IUTAM Symposium on Shell Theory (August 22-28, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia )

1974:

The Medal and Prize of the Georgian Academy of Sciences for young researchers

1973:

Supervisor of a group of trainee-students from the Tbilisi State University, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena (October 10 - November 3, Jena, Germany)

1967:

Undergraduate students practical training in Mathematics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena (September, Jena, Germany)

The First Prime of the Undergraduate students XXIX Scientific Conference of Tbilisi State University

1966:

The First Prime of the Undergraduate students XXVIII Scientific Conference of Tbilisi State University

1962:

Graduated from the 55th Tbilisi secondary school with a gold medal