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Prof. Adri Olde Daalhuis

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Research Interests

(1) Exponential asymptotics for linear and nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations, difference equations and integrals with saddles. A possible project. (2) Uniform asymptotic expansions. (3) The computation of special functions.

Research Groups

Current and Recent PhD Students

Post Doc: Gergö Nemes was a Post Doc here from September 2015 till August 2018.

Karen Ogilvie has finished her PhD on Uniform Asymptotics of Mathieu functions in September 2016.

Sarah Khwaja has finished her PhD on Uniform asymptotic approximations of integrals in February 2014.

Cristopher Foley has finished his PhD on Exponential Asymptotics in Wave Propagation Problems in October 2013.

Elinborg Olafsdottir has finished her PhD on Exponential asymptotics for two-time-scale problems in August 2006.

Recent Conference and Workshop Involvement

September 2023: Guest lecturer at OIST visiting program Exact Asymptotics: From Fluid Dynamics to Quantum Geometry.

Autumn 2022: One of the main organisers of the Isaac Newton Institute program Applicable resurgent asymptotics: towards a universal theory: part 2.

Spring 2021: One of the main organisers of the Isaac Newton Institute program Applicable resurgent asymptotics: towards a universal theory: part 1.

Plenary speaker at CICM 2018, Hagenberg, Austria, August 13-17, 2018.

Participant in the program Resurgent Asymptotics in Physics and Mathematics. at KITP, Santa Barbara, 2017.

Plenary speaker at the conference on Special Functions and Asymptotics, Hong Kong, June 5-9, 2017.

I was on the Scientific Committee for OPSFA14 (July 2017) and OPSFA13 (June 2015).

I was one of the organisers of Maths 2010: The Joint BMC/BAMC Meeting of 2010.

Professional Activities

The DLMF project

I am the Mathematical Editor of the Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, which is the successor to Abramowitz and Stegun's Handbook of Mathematical Functions. I have also written the following chapters: hypergeometric functions, confluent hypergeometric functions , and generalized hypergeometric functions .

Education Background

1983-1989: Mathematics at the Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

1989-1994: I did my PhD research at CWI in Amsterdam, under the supervision of Dr N. M. Temme. I got my PhD degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1993.

Previous Employment

Since September 1995: Lecturer in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.

1995 January-June: Participant in the international workshop in exponential asymptotics at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Cambridge University

1994-1995: Post-Doc at the University of Maryland.

1993-1994: Post-Doc at the University of Oxford.