Dr Christopher J. Moore


  • 2008-2012: Undergraduate, Natural Science Tripos, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambrigde
  • 2012-2016: PhD, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
  • 2016-now: DAMTP


Christopher is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. His current research interests are in a range of topics in relativity, gravitational wave science, and relativistic astrophysics.

Christopher is also a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC)

Selected Publications

  • Gravitational waves from extreme mass ratio inspirals around bumpy black holes, C. J. Moore, A. J. K. Chua, and J. R. Gair, arXiv:1707.00712 (2017)
  • The Fast and the Fiducial: Augmented kludge waveforms for detecting extreme-mass-ratio inspirals, A. J. K. Chua and C. J. Moore, arXiv:1705.04259 (2017)
  • Black hole kicks as new gravitational wave observables, D. Gerosa and C. J. Moore, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 011101, arXiv:1606.04226 (2016)
  • Improving gravitational-wave parameter estimation using Gaussian process regression, C. J. Moore, A. J. K. Chua, C. P. L. Berry, and J. R. Gair, Phy. Rev. D 93, 064001, arXiv:1509.04066 (2016)
  • Fast methods for training Gaussian processes on large data sets, C. J. Moore, A. J. K. Chua, C. P. L. Berry, and J. R. Gair, Royal Society Open Science 3, 160125, arXiv:1604.01250 (2016)
  • Quantifying and mitigating bias in inference on gravitational wave source populations, C. J. Moore, and J. R. Gair, Physical Review D, 91, 12, 124062, arXiv:1504.02767 (2015)
  • Novel Method for Incorporating Model Uncertainties in Gravitational Wave Parameter Estimates, C. J. Moore, and J. R. Gair, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 25, 251101, arXiv:1412.3657 (2015)
  • Testing the no-hair property of black hole with x-ray observations of accretion disks, C. J. Moore, and J. R. Gair, Phy. Rev. D 92, 2, 024039, arXiv:1507.02998 (2015) 
  • Estimating the sensitivity of pulsar timing arrays, C. J. Moore, S. R. Taylor, and J. R. Gair, Classical and Quantum Gravity 32, 5, 055004, arXiv:1406.5199 (2015)
  • Gravitational-wave sensitivity curves, C. J. Moore, R. H. Cole, and C. P. L. Berry, Classical and Quantum Gravity 32, 015014, arXiv:1408.0740 (2015)

Collaboration Publications

  • A complete list of LSC publications may be found here https://www.lsc-group.phys.uwm.edu/ppcomm/Papers.html