Alfredo joined SMSAS in 2015 from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he worked as a postdoctoral assistant in the Department of Mathematics. He completed two postdoctoral research stays in the Department of Computer Science at KU Leuven (2012-2014) and in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) at University of Cambridge (2007-2009). He obtained his PhD from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in 2006, and a BSc in Mathematics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) in 2001. Additionally he completed the degree in music (flute) in Madrid in 1999.

Research interests

  • Special functions and orthogonal polynomials
  • Painlevé equations 
  • Random matrices 
  • Asymptotic and numerical analysis 


Currently principal investigator (PI) of the EPSRC project Painlevé equations: analytical properties and numerical computation

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