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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

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,
ARTN 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, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Arnaud, KG Arun, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, S Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, D Beniwal, BK Berger, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, JJ Bero, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, J Bidler, IA Bilenko, SA Bilgili, G Billingsley, J Birch, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans, S Biscoveanu, A Bisht, M Bitossi, MA Bizouard, JK Blackburn, CD Blair
– 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, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Arnaud, KG Arun, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, S Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, D Beniwal, BK Berger, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, JJ Bero, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, J Bidler, IA Bilenko, SA Bilgili, G Billingsley, J Birch, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans, S Biscoveanu, A Bisht, M Bitossi, MA Bizouard, JK Blackburn, J Blackman
– 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
(2018)
98,
104005
GW170608: Observation of a 19 Solar-mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, P Addesso, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Afrough, B Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, B Allen, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, N Arnaud, KG Arun, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, M Ast, SM Aston, P Astone, DV Atallah, P Aufmuth, C Aulbert, K Aultoneal, C Austin, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, MKM Bader, S Bae, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, JC Batch, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, C Beer, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, BK Berger, G Bergmann, JJ Bero, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, S Bhagwat, R Bhandare, IA Bilenko, G Billingsley, CR Billman, J Birch, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans, S Biscoveanu, A Bisht, M Bitossi, C Biwer, MA Bizouard
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2017)
851,
L35
Estimating the Contribution of Dynamical Ejecta in the Kilonova Associated with GW170817
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, P Addesso, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Afrough, B Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, B Allen, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, N Arnaud, KG Arun, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, M Ast, SM Aston, P Astone, DV Atallah, P Aufmuth, C Aulbert, K Aultoneal, C Austin, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, MKM Bader, S Bae, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, JC Batch, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, C Beer, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, JJ Bero, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, S Bhagwat, R Bhandare, IA Bilenko, G Billingsley, CR Billman, J Birch, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans, S Biscoveanu, A Bisht, M Bitossi, C Biwer, MA Bizouard, JK Blackburn
– Astrophysical Journal Letters
(2017)
850,
L39
Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Rays from a Binary Neutron Star Merger: GW170817 and GRB 170817A
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, P Addesso, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Afrough, B Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, B Allen, G Allen, A Allocca, MA Aloy, PA Altin, A Amato, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, N Arnaud, KG Arun, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, M Ast, SM Aston, P Astone, DV Atallah, P Aufmuth, C Aulbert, K Aultoneal, C Austin, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, MKM Bader, S Bae, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, JC Batch, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, C Beer, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, BK Berger, G Bergmann, JJ Bero, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, S Bhagwat, R Bhandare, IA Bilenko, G Billingsley, CR Billman, J Birch, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans, S Biscoveanu, A Bisht, M Bitossi, C Biwer
– The Astrophysical Journal Letters
(2017)
848,
L13
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Research Group

Relativity and Gravitation

Room

B1.11

Telephone

01223 337941