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Department of Mathematics
Section of Analysis
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I am full professor of mathematics at the
department of mathematics of the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). I am currently the head of the department of mathematics and I am a member of the section of Analysis.Up to September 30, 2000 I was a Research Director (onderzoeksdirecteur) of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, now Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO).


I am an editor of the Journal of Approximation Theory

I am on the editorial board of the Journal of Difference Equations and Applications

I am on the editorial board of the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society






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·        Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions: Computation and Applications, Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1883 (F. Marcellán, W. Van Assche)

·        Laredo Lectures on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, Nova Science Publishers (R. Álvarez-Nodarse, F. Marcellán, W. Van Assche)

·        Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions: Leuven 2002, Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1817 (E. Koelink, W. Van Assche)

·        Asymptotics for Orthogonal Polynomials, Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1265

·        Difference Equations, Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, proceedings of the international conference, Munich, Germany 25-30 July 2005, World Scientific, 2007 (S. Elaydi, J. Cushing, R. Lasser, A. Ruffing, V. Papageorgiou, W. Van Assche)

·        I wrote two chapters in Mourad Ismail’s book: Classical and Quantum Orthogonal Polynomials in One Variable, Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications 98, Cambridge University Press, 2005. These are Chapter 22 (The Riemann-Hilbert Problem) and Chapter 23 (Multiple Orthogonal Polynomials).


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