Ana Leonor Silvestre

Professora Auxiliar

Instituto Superior Técnico
Department of Mathematics
Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis

Phone: +351 218 417067
Fax: +351 218 417048


Address: Departamento de Matemática
                     Instituto Superior Técnico
                     Av. Rovisco Pais
                     1049 - 001 Lisboa, 



Member of  CeMat (Group 2)


         Silvestre, A.L.: On the slow motion of a self-propelled rigid body in a viscous incompressible fluid, J. Math. Anal. Appl. 274, 203-227 (2002).

        Silvestre, A.L.: On the self-Propelled motion of rigid body in a viscous liquid and on the attainability of steady symmetric self-propelled motions,
        J. Math.
Fluid Mech. 4, 285-326 (2002).

        Galdi, G.P., Silvestre, A.L.: Strong solutions to the problem of motion of a rigid body in a Navier-Stokes liquid under the action of prescribed forces
        and torques.  In Nonlinear problems in mathematical physics and related topics I (In honor of Professor O.A. Ladyzhenskaya), Int. Math. Ser. (N.Y.) 1,
        Kluwer/Plenum, New York,
121-144  (2002).

        Alves, C.J.S., Silvestre, A.L.: Density results using Stokeslets and a method of fundamental solutions for the Stokes equations, Eng. Analysis Bound.
28, 1245-1252 (2004).

        Alves, C.J.S., Silvestre, A.L.: On the determination of point-forces on a Stokes system, Math. Comp. Sim. 66, 385-397 (2004).

        Silvestre, A.L.: On the existence of steady flows of a Navier-Stokes liquid around a moving rigid body, Math. Meth. Appl. Sc. 27, 1399-1409 (2004).

        Galdi, G.P., Silvestre, A.L.: Strong solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations around a rotating obstacle, to appear in Arch. Rational  Mech. Anal. 176:3,
        331-350 (2005).

        Galdi, G.P., Silvestre, A.L.: Existence of time-periodic solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations around a moving body, Pacific J. Math. 223:2, 251-267 (2006).

        Galdi, G.P., Silvestre, A.L.: The steady motion of a Navier-Stokes liquid around a rigid body,  Arch. Rational  Mech. Anal., (online first).

        Galdi, G.P., Pileckas, K.,  Silvestre, A.L.: On the unsteady Poiseuille flow in a pipe, accepted for publication in  Z. Angew. Math. Phy.


         Analysis of mathematical models for the motion of rigid bodies in incompressible fluids. POCTI/MAT/61792/2004 [2005-2007]      


2005/2006: Matemática Computacional  (LERCI, LEE & LEGI)

2004/2005: Matemática Computacional  (LERCI & LEGI)

2003/2004: Matemática Computacional  (LERCI & LEGI)

2002/2003 Análise Numérica II    (LMAC)Métodos Numéricos    (LEEC)