### Bio

Roelof Koekoek is an assistant professor for mathematics at the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics (DIAM) of the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) at the Delft University of Technology. He studied mathematics at the University of Groningen, where he also acquired his first degree teaching qualification in mathematics.

In 1990 he received his PhD at Delft University Technology with a dissertation titled "Generalizations of the classical Laguerre polynomials and some q-analogues".

#### research interest

Hypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials and Their q-Analogues.

Differential equations for generalized Laguerre and Jacobi polynomials.

### More info

#### position

Assistant professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Delft University of Technology

#### degrees

PhD in Mathematics, Delft University of Technology

MSc in Mathematics, University of Groningen

#### faculty

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

### Publications

Recent publications:

- R. Koekoek, P.A. Lesky and R.F. Swarttouw, Hypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials and Their q-Analogues. Springer Monographs in Mathematics (SMM). Springer, 2010. ISBN 978-3-642-05013-8. Online version, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-05014-5.
- T.H. Koornwinder, R. Wong, R. Koekoek and R.F. Swarttouw, Orthogonal Polynomials. Chapter 18 in the NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions, Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-521-19225-5 (Hardback) and ISBN 978-0-521-14063-8 (Paperback).
- Also: Chapter 18 in the Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2010.