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Postdoctoral Experience

EPSRC Doctoral Prize Researcher, Jun-Dec 2013

Researcher, Jun-Dec 2013
  • Funding for postdoctoral study at Nottingham and £9,835 support grant.
  • Awarded to top 15% of EPSRC funded researchers to increase impact of PhD in terms of knowledge transfer, publications and outreach.
Education

University of Nottingham - Nottingham, UK2009-2013

2009-2013

Ph.D.: Applied Mathematics
Advisor: Jorma Louko
Thesis: Particle detectors in curved spacetime quantum field theory.

University of Manchester - Manchester, UK2003-2007

2003-2007

M.Phys.: Theoretical Physics
Advisor: Jeff Forshaw
Thesis: Reinstating the `no-lose' theorem for NMSSM Higgs discovery at the LHC.

Awards

Universitas 21 prize(£1000), March 2013

(£1000), March 2013

Institute : University of Nottingham
Awarded for : Funding for month-long visit to the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Platt prize(£100), 2007

(£100), 2007

Institute.: University of Manchester
Awarded for: Outstanding masters dissertation.

Manchester Success Scholarship(£1500), 2003

(£1500), 2003

Institute.: University of Manchester
Awarded for: Student undertaking undergraduate study with 3 `A' grades or more at A-Level.

Skills

Programming languages and frameworks

C++, Python, Django, Scrapy.

Markup and scripting

LaTeX, HTML, bash, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, ajax.

Specialised software

Maple, Mathematica.

Other

Experiencend Linux (Ubuntu) user, and experience using PBS grid engine for distributed computing on a High performance super cluster.

Teaching

Postgraduate teacher, 2009

2009
Modules Differential Equations and Calculus for Engineers, Applied Mathematics. Duties: Gave tutorials and marked assignments.
Languages
English: Native speaker.
French: Read and writing: intermediate, speaking: basic.
Publications

Publications

  • Keith K. Ng, Lee Hodkingson, Jorma Louko, Robert B. Mann, Eduardo Martin-Martinez “Unruh-DeWitt detector response along static and circular geodesic trajectories for Schwarzschild-AdS black holes” Phys. Rev. D. 90 064003 (2014) [arXiv: 1406.2688 [quant-ph]].
  • L. Hodgkinson, J. Louko and A. C. Ottewill “Static detectors and circular-geodesic detectors on the Schwarzschild black hole” Phys. Rev. D 89 104002 (2014) [arXiv: 1401.2667 [gr-gc]].
  • L. Hodgkinson and J. Louko “How often does the Unruh-DeWitt detector click beyond four dimensions?” J. Math. Phys 53 082301 (2012) [arXiv: 1109.4377 [gr-qc]].
  • L. Hodgkinson and J. Louko “Static, stationary and inertial Unruh-DeWitt detectors on the BTZ black hole” Phys. Rev. D 86 064031 (2012) [arXiv: 1206.2055 [gr-gc]].
  • J. R. Forshaw, J. F. Gunion, L. Hodgkinson, A. Papaefstathiou and A. D. Pilkington “Reinstating the ‘no-lose’ theorem for NMSSM Higgs discovery at the LHC” JHEP 0804 090 (2008) [arXiv: 0712.3510 [hep-ph]].
Conferences

Conference talks and posters

  • Unruh-DeWitt detectors on the Schwarzschild black hole (poster)
    RQIN (Nottingham, UK), Jun 2013
  • Static, stationary and inertial Unruh-DeWitt detectors on the BTZ black hole
    100 years after Einstein in Prague (Prague), Jun 2012
  • Static, stationary and inertial Unruh-DeWitt detectors on the BTZ black hole
    Britgrav 12 (University of Southampton), Apr 2012
  • How often does the Unruh-DeWitt detector click beyond four dimensions?
    Relativity meets Entanglement (Imperial College London), Sep 2011
  • How often does the Unruh-DeWitt detector click beyond four dimensions?
    Black holes VIII (Niagara Falls, Canada), May 2011
  • Reinstating the no-lose Higgs scenario at the LHC
    University of Manchester(+live video link-up to CERN, Geneva), Jun 2007
References
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