Chairs

NAME

AFFILIATION

AREAS OF WORK/EXPERTISE

Renate Meyer

University of Auckland

  • Bayesian Inference
  • MCMC
  • Parameter Estimation For LIGO: Binary Inspirals
  • Supernova Core Collapse
  • Pulsars
  • Mock LISA Data Challenges
  • Evidence Calculation
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Power Spectral Density Estimation
  • Bayesian Nonparametrics

Matthew Parry

University of Otago

  • Bayesian Inference
  • MCMC
  • Particle Filtering
  • Scoring Rules
  • Astrophysics
  • Big Data
  • Cosmology

 

Members

NAME

AFFILIATION

AREAS OF WORK/EXPERTISE

Richard Arnold

Victoria University

  • Astrostatistics
  • Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Bayesian Inference
  • MCMC

Florian Beyer

University of Otago

  • Mathematical and Computational Cosmology
  • General Relativity

Richard Easther

University of Auckland

  • Inflationary Cosmology,
  • Stochastic Gravitational Wave Backgrounds from Early Universe Turbulence and Phase Transitions
  • Astrophysical Tests of Models of The Early Universe
  • Dark Matter
  • Cosmological Observables

JJ Eldridge

University of Auckland

  • Astrophysics
  • Stellar Evolution of Single and Binary Stars
  • Supernovae
  • Gamma-Ray Bursts
  • Stellar Populations and Spectral Synthesis
  • High-Redshift Galaxies

Jörg Frauendiener

University of Otago

  • Gravitational Waves
  • Conformal Field Equations and Asymptotic Structure
  • Initial Boundary Value Problems for Einstein’s Field Equations

Chris Gordon

University of Canterbury

  • High Energy Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Dark Matter

Jörg Hennig

University of Otago

  • Axisymmetric and Stationary Equilibrium Configurations in General Relativity
  • Cosmological Spacetimes
  • Numerical Relativity
  • Numerical Time Evolution with Pseudospectral Methods

Jeong Eun (Kate) Lee

University of Auckland

  • Bayesian Inference
  • MCMC
  • Gaussian Processes
  • Mixture Models
  • Big Data

Patricio Maturana Russel

University of Auckland

  • Bayesian Inference
  • MCMC
  • Nested Sampling
  • Evidence Calculation

David Wiltshire

University of Canterbury

  • General Relativity
  • Quantum Gravity
  • Black Holes and Cosmology

 

Students