# Profile René F. Swarttouw

René Swarttouw (b. 1964 in The Hague, The Netherlands) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics of the VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Swarttouw is mainly a teacher of mathematics and has published a few papers on special functions and orthogonal polynomials. He is coauthor of the book Hypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials and Their $q$-Analogues (Koekoek, Lesky, and Swarttouw (2010)).

Swarttouw is coauthor of the following DLMF chapter