Dr Ana Loureiro

Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
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Dr Ana Loureiro


Ana joined Kent in 2012, after holding a post-doctoral position at the University of Porto in Portugal.

She works in the field of orthogonal polynomials and special functions, and her interests include aspects of analytical and algebraic combinatorics as well as integrable systems. Ana’s work also covers applications to spectral methods and numerical linear algebra. Currently Ana is a member of the international Steering Committee for Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions.

Ana serves on the School's Education Committee.  

Research interests

  • orthogonal polynomials and special functions
  • algebraic combinatorics
  • integrable systems
  • applications to numerical analysis and computational methods 


Ana is supervising Helder Lima's PhD research

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