Dr Ed Daw

Dr Ed DawReader in Gravitational Waves and Dark Matter Physics

Contact details

  • Room: D28
  • Phone: +44 (0)114 22 24353
  • Fax: +44 (0)114 22 23555

email: e.daw@sheffield.ac.uk

Personal web page


Research interests
  • Dark matter searches
  • Gravitational radiation
  • Axions
  • Signal processing
  • Dynamic wave tracking
  • Motor control
Research projects
  • GEO600
  • LIGO – find out more
  • ADMX

Currently on sabbatical

  • PHY329 (lectures, labs)
Departmental administration

Currently on sabbatical

Professional activities
  • Principal investigator of the University of Sheffield Gravitational Wave Research Group
  • Member of the ADMX (Axion Dark Matter Experiment) collaboration
Recent key publications Aasi,J., Abadie,J., Abbott,B.P., Abbott,R., et al., 'Application of a Hough search for continuous from the fifth LIGO science run' CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM GRAVITY 31 (8) APR 21, 2014.
  • Aasi, J., Abadie, J., Abbott, B.P., Abbott, R., Abbott, T., Abernathy, M.R. et al., ' First searches for optical counterparts to gravitational-wave candidate events', Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 211 (1), March 2014.
  • Nuttall,L.K., White,D.J., Sutton,P.J., Daw,E.J., Dhillon,V.S., Zheng,W. et al.,'Large-Scale image processing with the ROTSE pipeline for follow-up of gravitational wave events', Astrophysical Journal.
  • Abadie, J., Abbott, B.P., Abbott, R., Abbott, T.D., Abernathy, M., Accadia, T. et al., 'Search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts during LIGO science run 6 and Virgo science runs 2 and 3. Astrophysical Journal 760 (1), Nov 20, 2012.
  • Abadie, J., Abbott, B.P., Abbott, R., Abbott, T.D., Abernathy, M., Accadia, T. et al.,All-sky search for gravitational-wave bursts in the second joint LIGO-Virgo run Physical Review D 85 (12) JUN 20, 2012.