Portrait of Dr Bas Lemmens

Dr Bas Lemmens

Reader in Mathematics
Deputy Head of School
Admissions Officer


Bas is the Acting Head of School for SMSAS, a role shared with Professor Stephane Launois. 

He studied mathematics at the University of Amsterdam where he graduated in 1997. He then moved to the Free University in Amsterdam for his PhD studies which were completed in 2001 under the supervision of Michael Keane and Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel.

Before moving to Warwick University in 2004, Bas held post-doctoral positions at Eurandom in Eindhoven and the Technical University Berlin. At Warwick he was a Warwick Zeeman lecturer and a Marie-Curie fellow. Bas came to Kent in 2009. 

Research interests

Nonlinear (functional) analysis, dynamical systems theory and metric geometry.


Students wishing to pursue a PhD in the area of metric geometry, onlinear functional analysis, or monotone dynamical systems theory are encouraged to contact Bas, who currently supervises PhD student Floris Claasens.


Associate Editor for the journal Linear Algebra and Its Applications https://www.journals.elsevier.com/linear-algebra-and-its-applications/

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