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Dr Florian Beyer

Office: Science III, room 218
Phone: 479-7768

** Director of studies (400-level maths), Pacific Islands Liaison **

I am the Director of Studies for 400-level Mathematics. Please contact me if you are interested in doing your honours in mathematics or if you want to take some of our 400-level mathematics modules.

I am a member of the gravity group of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Otago.

For more details about me and my research visit here.

Research interests

  • Partial differential equations and differential geometry
  • Mathematical and computational General Relativity and cosmology

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Selected recent publications

  • Beyer, F., & LeFloch, P. G. (2021). A numerical algorithm for Fuchsian equations and fluid flows on cosmological spacetimes. Journal of Computational Physics, 110145. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/
  • Beyer, F., Oliynyk, T. A., & Olvera-Santamaría, J. A. (2020). The Fuchsian approach to global existence for hyperbolic equations. Communications in Partial Differential Equations. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03605302.2020.1857402
  • Beyer, F., Frauendiener, J., & Ritchie, J. (2020). Asymptotically flat vacuum initial data sets from a modified parabolic-hyperbolic formulation of the Einstein vacuum constraint equations. Physical Review D, 101, 084013. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.101.084013
  • Ames, E., Beyer, F., & Isenberg, J. (2019). Contracting asymptotics of the linearized lapse-scalar field sub-system of the Einstein-scalar field equations. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 60, 102504. doi: 10.1063/1.5115104
  • Beyer, F., Escobar, L., Frauendiener, J., & Ritchie, J. (2019). Numerical construction of initial data sets of binary black hole type using a parabolic-hyperbolic formulation of the vacuum constraint equations. Classical & Quantum Gravity, 36(17), 175005. doi: 10.1088/1361-6382/ab3482