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

Asta Heinesen, 20162019,
Inhomogeneous cosmology and observational implications

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 cosmology and black holes

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
 Finn C. O'Keeffe, 20222023,
Differential expansion and ray tracing in Szekeres models
 Morag A. Hills, 20212022,
Ray tracing and averaging in Szekeres cosmological models
 Rudeep Gaur, 20202021,
Perturbation theory and averages in inhomogeneous cosmologies
 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
 Zachary Lane, 2022,
Testing signatures of inhomogeneity
in cosmology with supernovae
 Alex Goodenbour, 2021,
Comparing fluid and kinetic matter
descriptions in general relativity
Current MSc student at U Canterbury
 Michael Williams, 2020,
PostNewtonian cosmology
Current PhD student at U Canterbury
 Rudeep Gaur, 2019,
Implanting soft hairs on KaluzaKlein black holes
MSc, U Canterbury; current PhD student at Victoria U Wellington
 Joseph A. Wilson, 2019,
Asymptotic structures and symmetries of FLRW universes
current student at Victoria U Wellington
 Lawrence H. Dam, 2014,
Shape dynamics and Birkhoff's theorem
MSc, U Canterbury; PhD, U Sydney; Postdoc, U Geneva
 Hadleigh R.D. Frost, 2014,
Hamiltonian gauge systems: With application to general relativity and shape dynamics
DPhil, U Oxford (Rhodes scholar); Postdoc, U Oxford
 James H. McKay, 2013,
Quasilocal energy and conservation laws in general relativity
MSc, U Canterbury; PhD, Imperial College
 James J. Bonifacio, 2012,
Brownian motion in curved spacetimes
D.Phil, U Oxford (Rhodes scholar); Postdocs: Case Western U, U Cambridge
 Hun Young (Hayden) Lee, 2011,
Cosmological background and perturbations
CASM, U Cambridge; PhD, U Cambridge; Postdoc, Harvard U
 Catherine L. Neill, 2011,
General relativistic galaxy models
 Kane C. O'Donnell, 2011,
Optical properties of the LindquistWheeler cosmology
CASM, U Cambridge (Woolf Fisher scholar)
 William T. Frost, 2010,
Apparent and average acceleration of the universe
PhD, Harvard U (Frank Knox scholar)
 Hui (Ray) Yao, 2006,
Averaging the inhomogeneous universe
CASM, U Cambridge
 T. Tam Nguyen Phan, 2005,
Cosmology as geodesic motion
PhD, U Chicago
 Peter J. Adshead, 2004,
Scalar fields as a candidate for dark matter
PhD, Yale U; Postdocs: U Chicago, U Cambridge; Faculty, U Illinois UrbanaChampaign
 Angus J. Prain, 2004,
The optical geometry
MSc, U 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 U; PhD, U 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, U Cambridge; PhD, U Durham; Postdocs:
U Edinburgh, U Melbourne
 Nectarios Kontoleon, 1996,
Operator ordering problem of the WheelerDeWitt equation
PhD, U Adelaide; Postdoc: CSIRO, Melbourne
 Ian J. Grivell, 1994,
Primordial nucleosynthesis
PhD, U Sussex;
Postdoc: Imperial College London