David Wiltshire's former research students
Ph.D. students

YongZhuang Li, 20142018,
On the Lagrangian perturbation theory of structure formation in general relativity

Nezihe Uzun, 20122016,
An investigation of quasilocal systems in general relativity

M. Ahsan Nazer, 20102014,
Cosmic microwave background anisotropies in an inhomogeneous universe

Peter R. Smale, 20082012,
Observations and inhomogeneity in cosmology

Ben M. Leith, 20032007,
Scalar fields and alternatives in black holes and cosmology

Alex B. Nielsen, 20032007,
Black hole horizons and black hole thermodynamics

Benedict M.N. Carter, 20022006,
Higher dimensional gravity, black holes and brane worlds

S.C. Cindy Ng, 19982001,
Cosmological models with quintessence: Dynamical properties and
observational constraints
M.Sc. students
 Lawrence H. Dam, 20152016,
Inhomogeneous cosmological models and the cosmic microwave background
 James H. McKay, 20142015,
The cosmological rest frame
 James A.G. Duley, 20102011,
Average cosmic evolution in a lumpy universe
Honours project students
 Hadleigh D. Frost, 2014,
Hamiltonian gauge systems: With application to general relativity and shape dynamics
current student at Oxford (Rhodes scholar)
 Lawrence H. Dam, 2014,
Shape dynamics and Birkhoff's theorem
MSc, University of Canterbury; current student at Sydney
 James H. McKay, 2013,
Quasilocal energy and conservation laws in general relativity
MSc, University of Canterbury; PhD, Imperial College
 James J. Bonifacio, 2012,
Brownian motion in curved spacetimes
D.Phil, Oxford (Rhodes scholar); Postdoc at Case Western
 Hun Young (Hayden) Lee, 2011,
Cosmological background and perturbations
CASM, University of Cambridge; PhD, Cambridge; Postdoc, Harvard
 Catherine L. Neill, 2011,
General relativistic galaxy models
 Kane C. O'Donnell, 2011,
Optical properties of the LindquistWheeler cosmology
CASM, University of Cambridge (Woolf Fisher scholar)
 William T. Frost, 2010,
Apparent and average acceleration of the universe
PhD, Harvard (Frank Knox scholar)
 Hui (Ray) Yao, 2006,
Averaging the inhomogeneous universe
CASM, University of Cambridge
 T. Tam Nguyen Phan, 2005,
Cosmology as geodesic motion
PhD, University of Chicago
 Peter J. Adshead, 2004,
Scalar fields as a candidate for dark matter
PhD, Yale University; Postdocs: University of Chicago, University of Cambridge
 Angus J. Prain, 2004,
The optical geometry
MSc, University of Waterloo; PhD SISSA, Trieste; Postdocs: Bishop's University, HeriotWatt University
 Madeleine L. Smith, 2003,
The exact uncertainty principle on a curved space
MSc, Australian National University; PhD, University of Canterbury
 Michael I. Cohen, 2002,
Quantum mechanical bound states on black hole backgrounds
PhD, Caltech
 Simon C. Stone, 2002,
Quintessential inflation
MSA, Australian National University
 Emily J. HackettJones, 1999,
Optical reference geometry in four and five dimensions
CASM, University of Cambridge; PhD, University of Durham; Postdocs:
University of Edinburgh, University of Melbourne
 Nectarios Kontoleon, 1996,
Operator ordering problem of the WheelerDeWitt equation
PhD, University of Adelaide; Postdoc: CSIRO, Melbourne
 Ian J. Grivell, 1994,
Primordial nucleosynthesis
PhD, University of Sussex;
Postdoc: Imperial College London