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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career

  • 2017-present: Research Associate, DAMTP, The University of Cambridge
  • 2014-2017: Airbus Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
  • 2011-2014: Research Associate, Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut, Die Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • 2006-2011: PhD student, Center for Gravitational Wave Physics, Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, The Pennsylvania State University

Research

Nathan is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the Relativity and Gravitation research group. Nathan is also a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, and has research interests in gravitational wave source modelling and data analysis.

Selected Publications

Non-LIGO:

  • NKJ-M, A. G. Shah, and B. F. Whiting, Experimental mathematics meets gravitational self-force, Phys. Rev. D 92, 044007 (2015)
  • NKJ-M and B. J. Owen, Maximum elastic deformations of relativistic stars, Phys. Rev. D 88, 044004 (2013)
  • NKJ-M, N. Yunes, W. Tichy, and B. J. Owen, Conformally curved binary black hole initial data including tidal deformations and outgoing radiation, Phys. Rev. D 80, 124039 (2009)

Publications

GW190814: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 M$_\odot$ Black Hole with a 2.6 M$_\odot$ Compact Object
R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, A Aich, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, S Akcay, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson et al.
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2020)
896,
l44
Distinguishing high-mass binary neutron stars from binary black holes with second- and third-generation gravitational wave observatories
A Chen, NK Johnson-Mcdaniel, T Dietrich, R Dudi
– Physical Review D
(2020)
101,
103008
GW190425: Observation of a Compact Binary Coalescence with Total Mass $\sim 3.4 M_{\odot}$
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, MA Aloy, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson et al.
– The Astrophysical Journal Letters
(2020)
892,
L3
Shortcomings of Shapiro delay-based tests of the equivalence principle on cosmological scales
O Minazzoli, NK Johnson-Mcdaniel, M Sakellariadou
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
104047
Tests of general relativity with the binary black hole signals from the LIGO-Virgo catalog GWTC-1
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, MA Aloy, PA Altin, A Amato, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson et al.
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
104036
GWTC-1: A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, MA Aloy, PA Altin, A Amato, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson et al.
– Physical Review X
(2019)
9,
031040
Improving the NRTidal model for binary neutron star systems
T Dietrich, A Samajdar, S Khan, NK Johnson-Mcdaniel, R Dudi, W Tichy
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
044003
Including mode mixing in a higher-multipole model for gravitational waveforms from nonspinning black-hole binaries
AK Mehta, P Tiwari, NK Johnson-McDaniel, CK Mishra, V Varma, P Ajith
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
024032
Testing general relativity using gravitational wave signals from the inspiral, merger and ringdown of binary black holes
A Ghosh, NK Johnson-Mcdaniel, A Ghosh, CK Mishra, P Ajith, W Del Pozzo, CPL Berry, AB Nielsen, L London
– Classical and Quantum Gravity
(2018)
35,
014002
Gravitational waves and mass ejecta from binary neutron star mergers: Effect of large eccentricities
SV Chaurasia, T Dietrich, NK Johnson-Mcdaniel, M Ujevic, W Tichy, B Brügmann
– Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
(2018)
98,
104005
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Research Group

Relativity and Gravitation

Room

B1.11

Telephone

01223 337941