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Ana Leonor Silvestre

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Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
Av. Rovisco Pais 1
1049-001 LISBOA

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Assistant Professor, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa


Applied and Numerical Analysis

Principal Area

Applied and Numerical Analysis

Other Area

Partial Diferential Equations, Mathematical Fluid Mechanics, Control and Inverse Problems

PhD in Mathematics


Papers in International Journals

Alves, Carlos J. S.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2018) On the application of the method of fundamental solutions to nonlinear partial differential equations. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements: 92, 267-274.
Hishida, T. ; Silvestre, Ana Leonor; Takahashi, T.  (2017) A boundary control problem for the steady self- propelled motion of a rigid body in a Navier-Stokes fluid. Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincare (C) Non Linear Analysis, (in press).
Damázio, P.D.; Manholi, P.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2016) L^q-theory of the Kelvin–Voigt equations in bounded domains. Journal of Differential Equations: 260(11), 8242-8260.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor; Takahashi, Takeo (2014) The Motion of a Fluid-Rigid Ball System at the Zero Limit of the Rigid Ball Radius. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis: 211(3), 991-1012.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2012) Existence and Uniqueness of Time-Periodic Solutions with Finite Kinetic Energy for the Navier-Stokes Equations in R^3. Nonlinearity: 25(1), 37-55.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor; Takahashi, Takéo (2012) On the Motion of a Rigid Body with a Cavity Filled with a Viscous Liquid. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section A-Mathematics: 142(2), 391-423.
Galdi, Giovanni P.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2009) On the Motion of a Rigid Body in a Navier-Stokes Liquid Under the Action of a Time-Periodic Force. Indiana University Mathematics Journal: 58(6), 2805-2842.
Alves, Carlos J. S.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor; Takahashi, Takeo; Tucsnak, Marius (2009) Solving Inverse Source Problems Using Observability. Applications to the Euler-Bernoulli Plate Equation. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization: 48(3), 1632-1659.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2009) Steady Solutions with Finite Kinetic Energy for a Perturbed Navier-Stokes System in R-3. Journal of Differential Equations: 247(7), 2124-2139.
Martins, Nuno F. M.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2008) An Iterative MFS Approach for the Detection of Immersed Obstacles. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements: 32(6), 517-524.
Galdi, G. P.; Pileckas, K.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2007) On the unsteady Poiseuille flow in a pipe. Z. Angew. Math. Phys.: 58(6), 994-1007.
Galdi, Giovanni P.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2007) The steady motion of a Navier-Stokes liquid around a rigid body. Arch. Rational Mech. Anal.: 3, 371-400.
Alves, Carlos J. S.; Kress, Rainer; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2007) Integral equations for an inverse boundary value problem for the two-dimensional Stokes equations. J. Inverse Ill-Posed Probl.: 15 (5), 461-481.
Galdi, G. P.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2006) Existence of time-periodic solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations around a moving body. Pacific J. Math.: 223, 2251-267.
Galdi, G.P.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2005) Strong solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations around a rotating obstacle. Arch. Rational Mech. Anal.: 176(3), 331-350.
Alves, Carlos J. S.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2004) Density Results Using Stokeslets and a Method of Fundamental Solutions for the Stokes Equations. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements: 28(10), 1245-1252.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2004) On the existence of steady flows of a Navier-Stokes liquid around a moving rigid body. Math. Meth. Appl. Sc.: 27, 1399-1409.
Alves, Carlos J. S.; Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2004) On the Determination of Point-Forces on a Stokes System. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation: 66(4-5), 385-397.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2002) On the self-propelled motion of rigid body in a viscous liquid and on the attainability . J. Math. Fluid Mech.: 4, 285-326.
Silvestre, Ana Leonor (2002) On the slow motion of a self-propelled rigid body in a viscous incompressible fluid. J. Math. Anal. Appl.: 274, 203-227.