Mathematical Sciences

Department staff

Dr Wael Bahsoun

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Reader in Mathematics

Research Coordinator


  • (2000-2004) PhD in Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • (1998-2000) MSc in Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • (1994-1998) BSc in Mathematics, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Employment History

  • (2018-present) Reader in Mathematics, Loughborough University, UK
  • (2013-2018) Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, Loughborough University, UK
  • (2008-2013) Lecturer in Mathematics, Loughborough University, UK
  • (2006-2008) Samuel Gratrix Fellow, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • (2004-2006) PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada

Current Administrative Role

  • (01.08.2018-present) Department of Mathematical Sciences Research Coordinator 

Editorial and scientific roles

Selected invited presentations

  • On the stability of statistical properties for Lorenz flows. Journées de dynamique, 16-18 October 2019, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche, France
  • Linear response for random composition of mapsThermodynamic Formalism: Ergodic Theory and Validated Numerics, 8-12 July 2019, Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques (CIRM), Luminy, France
  • Linear response for random composition of maps. 4th CRITICS conference, 12-16 March 2018, Wöltingerode, Germany
  • Quenched decay of correlations for slowly mixing systems. Random Dynamical Systems 4-8 December 2017, Lorentz Center, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Linear response for non-uniformly expanding maps. Statistical Properties of Non-Equilibrium Dynamical Systems Conference 27 July -02 August 2016, SUSTC Shenzhen, China
  • Mixing rates and limit theorems for random intermittent maps. Thermodynamic Formalism and Mixing 25-29 April 2016, Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna, Austria
  • Linear response: formulae and rigorous approximations. Computations in Dynamics, 4-8 April , 2016, ICERM, Brown University USA
  • Mixing rates and limit theorems for random intermittent maps. Sinai-workshop on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 11-12 June 2015, Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Approximation of isolated eigenvalues of transfer operators and escape rates of open systems. 2 lectures during the school on Computation and Computability in Dynamics, 21 July-2 August 2014, ICTP, Trieste, Italy
  • Decay of correlation for random intermittent maps. During the programme Mathematics of Fluid Earth, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, 25 November 2013
  • Escape rates formulae and metastability for randomly perturbed maps. Limit Theorems for Dynamical Systems, 03-07 June 2013, Centre interfacultaire Bernoulli, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Quasi-invariant measures and escape rates. Special session: Hyperbolic Dynamics and Smooth Ergodic Theory; 8th AIMS conference 2010, May 25-28, Dresden, Germany
  • Rigorous numerical approximation of escape rates. Measurable Dynamics: Theory and Applications, 2006, August 5-10, BIRS, Banff, Canada 

Events organised

Conferences and Workshops


Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • Dr. Marks Ruziboev (May 2016-April 2019). Supported by The Leverhulme Trust research grant RPG-2015-346

PhD Students:

  • Andrew Larkin (July 2019-present). Joint with Dr. Brian Winn
  • Toby Taylor-Crush (Oct 2018-present). Joint with Dr. Brian Winn
  • Xiaolong Niu (Oct 2012-March 2016). Thesis: Rigorous Computations of Dynamical Quantities
  • Yuejiao Duan (Oct 2010-Sept 2013). Thesis: Stochastic Perturbations of Intermittent Maps
  • Cisem Bektur (Oct 2009-Sept 2012). Thesis: Random Dynamics in Financial Markets


  • The Leverhulme Trust VP2-2017-004. Visiting Professorship - José Alves, 15 October 2018-15 August 2019.
  • The Leverhulme Trust RPG-2015-346. Reserach project grant, 01 May 2016-30 April 2019.
  • LMS Conference Grant. Partial support to organise Dynamics Days Europe at Loughborough, 3-7 September 2018.
  • The Leverhulme Trust IN-2014-021. Network consisting of Loughborough, Pisa, Warwick, Brest and Marseille; Bahsoun (PI), Galatolo, Pollicott, Saussol, Vaienti, 01 October 2014-30 September 2017.
  • LMS-CMI Research School (RS-10). Support to organise a school for research students and early career researchers at Loughborough, 13-17 April 2015.
  • Royal Society TG101937. Travel grant to support the research visit of Chris Bose to Loughborough, 19 June-09 July 2011.
  • Twelve small grants (2011-2018): 8 from LMS and 4 from IMA.