Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Reader in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics



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Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





My research is in numerical analysis and computational methods. I have developed spectral methods for ordinary and partial differential equations, singular integral equations, and Riemann–Hilbert problems, with applications in integrable systems and the study of random matrices. 

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Gutleb TS, Carrillo JA, Olver S, 2022, Computation of power law equilibrium measures on balls of arbitrary dimension, Constructive Approximation, ISSN:0176-4276

Gutleb T, Carrillo J, Olver S, 2022, Computing equilibrium measures with power law kernels, Mathematics of Computation, Vol:91, ISSN:0025-5718, Pages:2247-2281

Snowball B, Olver S, 2021, Sparse spectral methods for partial differential equations on spherical caps, Transactions of Mathematics and Its Applications, Vol:5, ISSN:2398-4945, Pages:1-37

Fasondini M, Olver S, Xu Y, 2021, Orthogonal polynomials on planar cubic curves, Foundations of Computational Mathematics, ISSN:1615-3375

Olver S, Xu Y, 2021, Non-homogeneous wave equation on a cone, Integral Transforms and Special Functions, Vol:32, ISSN:1065-2469, Pages:604-619

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