School of Mathematics and Physics


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Professor Andrew Osbaldestin

  • Qualifications: BSc, PhD
  • Role Title: Head of Department
  • Address: Lion Gate Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HF UK
  • Telephone: +44 (0)23 9284 6366
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  • Department: Department of Mathematics
  • Faculty: Faculty of Technology


I am the Head of the Department of Mathematics, Professor of Applied Mathematics, and a member of the Nonlinear and Complex Systems Group at the University of Portsmouth. I am also a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). My main area of research interest is in non-linear dynamics and chaos.


  • The London Mathematical Society (LMS)
  • The American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Teaching Responsibilities


  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Advanced Analysis


  • Mathematical Ciphers
  • Analysis
  • Nonlinear Dynamics


  • Non-linear dynamics and chaos
  • Renormalization in dynamical systems

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