

Education
2011  2016  Technical University of Ostrava  
Ph.D. in Computational and Applied Mathematics  
thesis: Parallel boundary element methods in space and time supervisor: doc. Ing. Dalibor Lukas, Ph.D.  
award: Joseph Fourier Prize 2015  
2009  2011  Technical University of Ostrava Master's degree in Computational Mathematics thesis: Discretization and Numerical Realization of Dynamical Contact Problems with Friction supervisor: prof. RNDr. Jaroslav Haslinger, DrSc. award: Babuska Award 2011  
2006  2009  Technical University of Ostrava Bachelor's degree in Computational Mathematics thesis: Newmarkova metoda pro numericke reseni pocatecnich problemu druheho radu supervisor: prof. RNDr. Jaroslav Haslinger, DrSc.  
1998  2006  Gymnázium Hladnov, Slezská Ostrava  
January 2014  Two weeks stay at Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre, UK  
June 2013  PRACE Summer School 2013, IT4Innovations, Ostrava, Czech Republic  
October 2012  One month stay at Department of Numerical Mathematics, Technical University Munich, Germany  
March 2011  DEISA/PRACE Spring School, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre, UK 
Work Experience
2015 →  Researcher at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre, Technical University of Ostrava 
2015  Junior Researcher Assistant at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre, Technical University of Ostrava 
2011  2014  Research Assistant at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre, Technical University of Ostrava 
2007  2008  Programmer Analyst at TietoEnator Czech, s.r.o. 
Skills and Professional Interests
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Programming skills  C/C++, MPI, OpenMP, Matlab, Java, scientific computing in the Trilinos framework 
Professional Interests  Dynamical contact problems, fast boundary element method, parallel computing 
Links  BEM4I, FETI Research Group, Intel Parallel Computing Center 
Publications
KRAVCENKO, Michal; MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. Using discrete mathematics to optimize parallelism in boundary element method. In IVÁNYI, P.; TOPPING, B. H. V. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering. Stirlingshire : CivilComp Press, 2017. 
MALY, Lukas; ZAPLETAL, Jan; MERTA, Michal; RIHA, Lubomir; VONDRAK, Vit. Comparison of Intel Xeon Phi Offload Runtimes. In IVÁNYI, P.; TOPPING, B. H. V. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering. Stirlingshire : CivilComp Press, 2017. 
MERTA, Michal; RIHA, Lubomir; MECA, Ondrej; MARKOPOULOS, Alexandros; BRZOBOHATY, Tomas; KOZUBEK, Tomas; VONDRAK, Vit. Intel Xeon Phi acceleration of Hybrid Total FETI solver. Advances in Engineering Software. Elsevier. In press. [preprint] 
ZAPLETAL, Jan; MERTA, Michal; MALY, Lukas. Boundary element quadrature schemes for multi and manycore architectures. Computers & Mathematics with Applications. Elsevier. In press. [preprint] 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan; JAROS, Jiri. Manycore acceleration of the boundary element method. Accepted to Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer. [preprint] 
ZAPLETAL, Jan; MERTA, Michal; ČERMÁK, Martin. BEM4I applied to shape optimization problems. AIP Conf. Proc. 1738, 360012, 2016. 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. Library of parallel boundary element method based solvers for solution of the timedependent wave equation. In IVÁNYI, P.; TOPPING, B. H. V. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering. Stirlingshire : CivilComp Press, 2015. 
VEIT, Alexander; MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan; LUKAS, Dalibor. Efficient solution of timedomain boundary integral equations arising in soundhard scattering. Accepted to International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. [preprint] 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. Acceleration of boundary element method by explicit vectorization. Advances in Engineering Software 86, Elsevier, 2015, pp. 7079. DOI: 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2015.04.008 [preprint] 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. A parallel library for boundary element discretization of engineering problems. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation. Elsevier. In press 
ČERMÁK, Martin; HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David; MERTA, Michal. TotalFETI domain decomposition method for solution of elastoplastic problems. Advances in Engineering Software 84, Elsevier, 2015, pp. 4854. DOI: 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2014.12.011. 
ČERMÁK, Martin; MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. A novel boundary element library with applications. AIP Conf. Proc. 1648, 830010, 2015. 
ČERMÁK, Martin; KARÁSEK, Tomáš; MERTA, Michal. Parallel solution of elastoplastic problems with numerical experiments. In Huerta A.,Onate E.,Oliver X. 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, WCCM 2014, 5th European Conference on Computational Mechanics, ECCM 2014 and 6th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ECFD 2014. International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2014. 
LUKÁŠ, Dalibor; KOVÁŘ, Petr; KOVÁŘOVÁ, Tereza; MERTA, Michal. A Parallel Fast Boundary Element Method Using Cyclic Graph Decompositions. Numerical Algorithms 70, Springer, 2015, pp. 807824. DOI: 10.1007/s1107501599749. 
MERTA, Michal; VAŠATOVÁ, Alena; HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David. Parallel implementation of TotalFETI DDM with application to medical image registration. Lecture Notes in Computer Science and Engineering 98, Springer, 2014, pp. 917925. DOI: 10.1007/9783319057897_89. 
HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David; MERTA, Michal. Use of direct solvers in TFETI massively parallel implementation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2013, 7782, pp. 192205. DOI: 10.1007/9783642368035_14. 
MERTA, Michal; ČERMÁK, Martin. Parallel implementation of TFETI DDM for the Solution of ElastoPlastic Problems. In IVÁNYI, P.; TOPPING, B. H. V. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering. Stirlingshire : CivilComp Press, 2013. 
MERTA, Michal; LUKÁŠ, Dalibor. Parallel implementation of fast boundary element method. In Seminar on Numerical Analysis. Ostrava : Institute of Geonics AS CR, 2013. pp. 9092. 
HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David; MERTA, Michal. Software design of TFETI massively parallel implementation. In Seminar on Numerical Analysis. Liberec : Technical University of Liberec, 2012. pp. 6063. 
MERTA, Michal. Discretization and Numerical Realization of Dynamical Contact Problems with Friction. Ostrava, 2011. 69 pp. Diploma thesis. VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava. 
HORÁK, David; KABELÍKOVÁ, Pavla; MERTA, Michal; VONDRÁK, Vít. The OOSol Scalable Library Based on a Domain Decomposition Method. In IVÁNYI, P.; TOPPING, B. H. V. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering. Stirlingshire : CivilComp Press, 2011. 
KABELÍKOVÁ, Pavla; MERTA, Michal; STACHOŇ, Martin. OOSol Scalable Library Based on Domain Decomposition Methods. In KRÁTKÝ, Michal; DVORSKÝ, Jiří; MORAVEC, Pavel. WOFEX 2010. Ostrava : VŠB  Technical University of Ostrava, 2010. pp. 254259. 
Given lectures/talks
MERTA, Michal, ZAPLETAL, Jan. Acceleration of the boundary element library BEM4I on the Knights Corner and Knights Landing architectures. Supercomputing 16, Salt Lake City, November 2016. Poster. 
MERTA, Michal, VEIT, Alexander, ZAPLETAL, Jan, LUKAS, Dalibor. Parallel timedomain boundary element method for 3dimensional wave equation. MAFELAP 2016, London, June 2016. 
MERTA, Michal, ZAPLETAL, Jan. Many core acceleration of the boundary element library BEM4I. SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Paris, April 2016. 
MERTA, Michal, ZAPLETAL, Jan. Xeon Phi acceleration of the boundary element library BEM4I. IXPUG EMEA 2016, Ostrava. March 2016. 
MERTA, Michal. Discretization and numerical realization of dynamical contact problems with frictionWorskhop of numerical analysis, IGN, Ostrava, May 2016. 
MERTA, Michal; RIHA, Lubomir. Introduction to Intel Xeon Phi Programming. PRACE Winter School 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia, January 2016. 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. Acceleration of the BEM4I library using the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors. 13. Workshop Fast Boundary Element Methods in Industrial Applications, Soellerhaus, Hirschegg, Austria, September 2015. 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. Library of parallel boundary element based solvers for solution of the time dependent wave equation.. PARENG 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia, March 2015. 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. New Boundary Element Library with Applications to Wave Equation. Modeling 2014, Rožnov p. Radhoštěm, Czech Republic, June 2014. 
MERTA, Michal. Boundary Element Method for Wave Equation. Applied Mathematics Seminar, VŠBTU Ostrava, Czech Republic, March 2014. 
MERTA, Michal. Architecture of modern processors. Internal HPC seminar RP1  RP3, IT4Innovations, VŠBTU Ostrava, Czech Republic, January 2014. 
MERTA, Michal; ZAPLETAL, Jan. BEM4I  Preview of the New BEM Library. SPOMECH Workshop 2013, Ostrava, Czech Republic, November 2013. 
MERTA, Michal; ČERMÁK, Martin. Parallel implementation of TFETI DDM for the Solution of ElastoPlastic Problems. The Third International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Grid Computing for Engineering, Pécs, Hungary, March 2013. 
MERTA, Michal; LUKÁŠ, Dalibor. Parallel implementation of fast boundary element method. Seminar on Numerical Analysis, Rožnov p. Radhoštěm, January 2013. 
MERTA, Michal; VAŠATOVÁ, Alena; HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David. Massively parallel implementation of TotalFETI method with application to medical image registration. 21st International Conference on Domain Decomposition Methods, Rennes, France, June 2012. 
MERTA, Michal; VAŠATOVÁ, Alena; HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David. Massively parallel TFETI for medical image registration. Workshop Fast BEM and BETI, VŠBTU Ostrava, June 2012 . 
HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David; MERTA, Michal. Introduction to Scientific Computing Using PETSc and Trilinos. PRACE Spring School 2012, Krakow, Poland, May 2012. 
HAPLA, Václav; HORÁK, David; MERTA, Michal. Introduction to Scientific Computing Using PETSc and Trilinos. SPOMECH project, April 2012. 
HAPLA, Václav; KOTAS, Petr; MERTA, Michal. Modern parallel numerical algorithms with Trilinos framework. SPOMECH project, August 2011. 