Curriculum Vitae

ADDRESS:
Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Bijenička 30, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
e-mail: sonja@math.hr
url: www.math.hr/~sonja

EDUCATION:
• Ph.D.: Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, 2002
Thesis Advisor: Sibe Mardešić
Thesis Title: Topological classification of Knaster continua with finitely many endpoints
• M.Sc.: Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, 1997
Thesis Advisor: Sibe Mardešić
Thesis Title: One-dimensional dynamics

EMPLOYMENT:
• Professor at Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, 2018 -
• Associate Professor at Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, 2013 - 2018
• Assistant Professor at Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, 2009 - 2013
• Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, 2007 - 2009
• Higher Assistant (i.e., TA with Ph.D. on tenure track) at Graduate School of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, 2003 – 2007
• Teaching Assistant at Graduate School of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, 1994 – 2003

VISITING SCHOLAR:
• Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 2014 – August 2016
• Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, August 2006 -- May 2007
• Department of Mathematics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, August 1998 – May 1999

SHORT VISITS:
• Department of Mathematics, Baylor University, Waco, Texas: April 17 – 25, 2004; April 2 – 10, 2005; March 26 – April 3, 2006; March 5 – 16, 2007; May 20 – 26, 2007; August 5 – 16, 2008; February 28 – March 6 2009
• Department of Mathematics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida: November 10 – 17, 2005; March 19 – 23, 2007, October 26 – 31, 2008; March 23 – 27, 2015
• Department of Mathematics, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, March 16 – 21, 2008
• Department of Mathematics, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, April 7 – 19, 2008
• Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, The Research in Pairs Programme, Oberwolfach, Germany, January 11 – 24, 2009
• Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, March 21 – 26, 2010
• Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria: January 4 – 9, 2013; May 18 – 24, 2014; December 4 – 10, 2016; April 25 – May 6, 2017
• Department of Mathematics, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany, August 15 – September 26, 2013
• Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 12 – April 7, 2017
• Department of Mathematics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, February 22 – March 11, 2018

GRANTS:
Dynamical and ergodic properties of maps on surfaces (DEPOMOS), HRZZ IP-2018-01-7491, 2018 – 2022
Dynamics of Hénon and Lozi maps (HeLoMa), NEWFELPRO Grant No. 24 (Marie Curie FP7 & MZOS), 2014 – 2017
Strange Attractors and Inverse Limit Spaces, Austrian – Croatian bilateral grant (OeAD & MZOS), 2014 – 2015
Classifying a family of models for the Henon Attractor: a U.S. – Croatia collaboration, NSF 0604958, 2006 – 2009

COLLOQUIUM AND SEMINAR TALKS:
• Baylor University, Waco, TX, April 21, 2004, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with finite critical orbit
• University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, November 15, 2005, On the inverse limits of tent maps with critical points approaching periodic points; October 28, 2008, On Ingram's Conjecture; March 23, 2015, Lozi Mappings and Symbolic Dynamics
• Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, October 27, 2006, On Ingram's Conjecture
• University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, Urbana, IL, November 14, 2006, On Ingram's Conjecture; April 10, 2007, On Topological Properties of Inverse Limit Spaces of Unimodal Maps
• University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, March 1, 2008 (Seminar Zagreb – Ljubljana), On Ingram's Conjecture; November 14, 2009 (Seminar Zagreb – Ljubljana), On Ingram's Conjecture; January 15, 2011 (The 50th anniversary of Topology seminar in Zagreb), On isotopy and unimodal inverse limit spaces; March 14, 2012 (Colloquium of the Croatian Mathematical Society), How the Ingram Conjecture became a theorem; May 25, 2013 (The 40th anniversary of Seminar Zagreb - Ljubljana), Entropy of homeomorphisms on unimodal inverse limit spaces
• University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, March 20, 2008, Topological classification of certain inverse limit spaces of tent maps
• University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, April 16, 2008, On Ingram's Conjecture
• University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, November 21, 2008, On Ingram's Conjecture; April 22, 2017 (Seminar Ljubljana – Maribor – Zagreb), Lozi-like maps
• Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, March 23, 2010, On Ingram's Conjecture
• University of Split, Split, Croatia, March 10, 2011, On Ingram's Conjecture – How the Ingram Conjecture became a theorem
• Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, October 11, 2012, On Ingram's Conjecture
• University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, January 8, 2013, Entropy of homeomorphisms on unimodal inverse limit spaces; April 28, 2017 (The Budapest – Wien Dynamics Seminar), Lozi-like maps
• Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, September 4, 18 & 25, 2014, Horseshoe-like maps and symbolic dynamics I, II & III; February 16 & March 1, 2016, On Ingram’s Conjecture I & II; March 23, 2017, Lozi-like maps
• University of Illinois at Chicago, October 27, 2014, Horseshoe-like maps and symbolic dynamics
• Bradly University, Peoria, IL, April 7, 2016, Symbolic dynamics for Lozi maps
• University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, March 2, 2018, Lozi-like maps and symbolic dynamics

INVITED TALKS AT CONFERENCES:
• 2nd Croatian Congress of Mathematics, Zagreb, June 15 – 17, 2000, Homeomorphisms of Knaster Continua
• Geometric topology II, Dubrovnik, September 29 – October 5, 2002, Topological classification of Knaster continua with finitely many endpoints
• ANR's, shape theory and applications, Warsaw, Poland, November 18 – 23, 2002, Topological classification of Knaster continua with finitely many endpoints
• Spring Topology and Dynamical Systems Conference 2003, Lubbock, Texas, March 20 – 22, 2003, Topological classification of Knaster continua with finitely many endpoints
• Symbolic Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, June 7 – 18, 2003, Topological classification of Knaster continua with finitely many endpoints
• 3rd Croatian Congress of Mathematics, Split, June 16 – 19, 2004, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with finite critical orbit
• AMS Central Section Meeting, Lubbock, Texas, April 8 – 10, 2005, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with finite critical orbit
• International Conference and Workshops on Geometric Topology, Bedlewo, Poland, July 3 – 10, 2005, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with finite critical orbit
• 16th Internationaler Kongress der Osterreichischen Mathematischen Gesellschaft Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung Mathematik 2005, Klagenfurt, Austria, September 19 – 23, 2005, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with finite critical orbit
• Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference 2006, Greensboro, North Carolina, March 23 – 25, 2006, On the inverse limits of tent maps with critical points approaching periodic points
• Conference in Topology and Theoretical Computer Science, Oxford, UK, August 7 – 10, 2006, Structure of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with a countable collection of folding points
• Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference 2007, Rolla, Missouri, March 29 – 31, 2007, On Ingram's Conjecture
• Dubrovnik VI – Geometric topology, IUC Dubrovnik, September 30 – October 7, 2007, On Ingram's Conjecture (Plenary lecture)
• Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 13 – 15, 2008, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with non-recurrent critical orbit (Semi-plenary lecture)
• 4th Croatian Congress of Mathematics, Osijek, June 17 – 20, 2008, Topological classification of inverse limit spaces of tent maps with non-recurrent critical orbit
• 2008 Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, July 29 – August 1, 2008, On Ingram's Conjecture
• AMS Sectional Meeting, Huntsville, Alabama, October 24 – 26, 2008, On Ingram's Conjecture
• Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference 2009, Gainesville, Florida, March 7 – 9, 2009, On Ingram's Conjecture
• 2009 Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications, Brno, Czech Republic, July 14 – 17, 2009, On Ingram's Conjecture
• Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference 2010, Starkville, Mississippi, March 18 – 20, 2010, On Ingram's Conjecture (Plenary lecture)
• 8th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Dresden, Germany, May 25 - 28, 2010, On Ingram's Conjecture
• Czech – Slovak – Spanish Workshop on Discrete Dynamical Systems, La Manga del Mar Menor, Spain, September, 20 – 24, 2010, The Ingram Conjecture - Periodic Case Revisited
• Dubrovnik VII – Geometric Topology, IUC Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 26 – July 3, 2011, How the Ingram Conjecture became a theorem
• Summer Conference on General Topology and its Applications, New York, New York, July 26 – 29, 2011, On isotopy and unimodal inverse limit spaces
• Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference 2012, Mexico City, Mexico, March 22 – 24, 2012, The Ingram Conjecture - Finite Orbit Case Revisited
• 16th Czech – Slovak Workshop on Discrete Dynamical Systems, Pustevny, Czech Republic, June 11 – 15, 2012, New methods in studying the inverse limit spaces of unimodal maps
• 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress, Rijeka, June 18 – 21, 2012, On isotopy and unimodal inverse limit spaces (Semi-plenary lecture)
• 27th Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications, Mankato, Minnesota, July 25 – 28, 2012, New methods in studying the inverse limit spaces of unimodal maps (Plenary lecture)
• 47th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference, New Britain, Connecticut, March 23 – 25, 2013, Entropy of homeomorphisms on unimodal inverse limit spaces
• 48th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference, Richmond, Virginia, March 13 – 15, 2014, Rotation sets for maps of tori (Plenary lecture)
• Surfaces in São Paulo, São Sebastião, Brazil, April 7 – 11, 2014, Horseshoe-like maps of the plane and symbolic dynamics
• 10th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Madrid, Spain, July 7 – 11, 2014, Rotation sets for maps of tori
• 29th Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications, New York, New York, July 23 – 26, 2014, Horseshoe-like maps of the plane and symbolic dynamics
• 2015 Join Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, January 10 – 13, 2015, Horseshoe-like maps of the plane and symbolic dynamics
• Dubrovnik VIII - Geometric Topology, Geometric Group Theory & Dynamical Systems, June 22 – 26, 2015, Lozi Mappings and Symbolic Dynamics
• 50th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference, Waco, Texas, March 9 – 13, 2016, Symbolic dynamics for Lozi maps
• 6th Croatian Mathematical Congress, Zagreb, June 14 – 17, 2016, Symbolic dynamics for Lozi maps
• 31st Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications, Leicester, UK, August 1 – 6, 2016, Symbolic dynamics for Lozi maps
• 51st Spring Topology and Dynamical Systems Conference, Jersey City, New Jersey, March 8 – 11, 2017, Lozi-like maps
• Dynamical Systems and Perturbations, St. Petersburg, Russia, October 2 – 4, 2017, Lozi-like maps
• Surfaces in Bedlewo, Bedlewo, Poland, April 15 – 21, 2018, Lozi-like maps

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:
• The Croatian Mathematical Society, member since 1996.
• The American Mathematical Society, member since 1998.

SYNERGETIC ACTIVITIES:
I am a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews, and a referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series A, Fundamenta Mathematicae, Topology and its Applications, Topology Proceedings, Glasnik Matematički, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, Uniform Distribution Theory and Rad HAZU, Matematičke znanosti.