Mr Aleksander Simonic

PhD Student


Room 108, Science South (Bldg 26), School of Science, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA


Part of the Number Theory research group

MSc: University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2018

Research Interests: analytic number theory: the Riemann zeta-function (zero-density theorems, gaps between zeros) and distribution of prime numbers; complex analysis

Thesis Topic: Explicit zero-density estimates

Primary Supervisor: Timothy Trudgian

Secondary Supervisor: Harvinder Sidhu

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Journal articles

Simonič A, 2020, 'On Littlewood's proof of the prime number theorem', Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, vol. 101, pp. 226 - 232,, ROS ID: 3707615

Simonič A, 2019, 'Lexell’s theorem via stereographic projection', Beiträge zur Algebra und Geometrie / Contributions to Algebra and Geometry, vol. 60, pp. 459 - 463,, ROS ID: 3525097

Simonič A, 2018, 'Lehmer pairs and derivatives of Hardy's Z-function', Journal of Number Theory, vol. 184, pp. 451 - 460,, ROS ID: 3281898

Simonič A, 2018, 'Calculus style proof of Poncelet's theorem for two ellipses', Elemente der Mathematik, vol. 73, pp. 145 - 150,, ROS ID: 3707618

Simonič A, 2015, 'The Ahlfors lemma and Picard's theorems', Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Math Journal, vol. 16, pp. 113 - 136, ROS ID: 3431110

Kovič J; Simonič A, 'Platonic configurations of points and lines', , ROS ID: 3518868

A. Simonič, Explicit zero density estimate for the Riemann zeta-function near the critical line, J. Math. Anal. Appl. 491 (2020), no. 1, 124303, 41 pp.
A. Simonič, A note on a straight gravity tunnel through a rotating body, Am. J. Phys. 88 (2020), no. 6, 499-502.