Steve Lester

Lecturer in Number Theory

Research interests: analytic number theory, especially L-functions, multiplicative functions, classical automorphic forms; mathematical physics, epsecially quantum chaos

Research articles and preprints

Workshop I'm organizing from July 23-27, 2018 Analytic Number Theory and Quantum Chaos Heilbronn


  • Spring 2018 MTH6128: Elementary Number Theory
  • Winter 2017: Math 346/377: Introduction to Elementary Number Theory
  • Spring 2015: Sieve theory and its applications
  • Contact Information

    School of Mathematical Sciences
    Queen Mary University of London
    London, UK
    Email: s.lester (at)
    Office Phone: +44 20 7882 2966
    Office: CB312, Queens' building

    Previous positions

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques at the University of Montreal, 2016-2017
  • Postdoctoral fellow, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2015-2016, Supervisor: Pär Kurlberg
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Tel Aviv University, 2013-2015, Supervisor: Zeév Rudnick
  • Graduate Student, University of Rochester, PhD completed May 2013, Adviser: Steve Gonek
  • Links

  • Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
  • KTH department of Mathematics

  • Arithmetic and Quantum Chaos

  • Tel Aviv University School of Mathematical Sciences

  • Univerity of Rochester Mathematics Department

  • Willamette University (my undergraduate alma mater)

  • MathSciNet

    Last update: August 3, 2017.