Matt Visser
Professor School of Mathematics and Statistics
Courses
Teaching in 2019
- as Course Coordinator and Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Coordinator and Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
Qualifications
PhD UC Berkeley
Research interests
- Black Holes
- General Relativity
- Cosmology
Biography
Undergraduate: Victoria University of Wellington.
Graduate: University of California at Berkeley.
Matt Visser is Professor of Mathematics at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has published widely in the areas of general relativity, quantum field theory, and theoretical cosmology. He is best known for his contributions to the theory of traversable wormholes, chronology protection, and analogue spacetimes.
Book on "Wormhole physics": Lorentzian wormholes: from Einstein to Hawking
Book on "Analogue gravity": Artificial Black Holes
Book on "Rotating black holes": The Kerr spacetime: rotating black holes in general relativity
Honours
- FRSNZ
- FQXi
- Fellow of the American Physical Society
- APS Outstanding Referee
Publications
Matt Visser's papers on VUW Research Master --- partial listing post 2002
A more detailed publication list can be found here.
Courses
Teaching in 2019
- as Course Coordinator and Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Coordinator and Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Lecturer