## Profile

Title: | Dr |
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First Name: | David |

Surname: | Lonie |

Position: | Lecturer, IT for the Oil and Gas Industry Course Leader |

Telephone: | 01224 262705 |

Email: | d.p.lonie@rgu.ac.uk |

ORCID: | http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8914-6297 |

#### Key Duties and Responsibilities

- Lecturer on Engineering Mathematics modules CM1901, CM1920, CM2900, CM3900
- Lecturer on CMM001 (Introduction to Object Oriented programming)
- Lecturer on CM1016 (Computing Information Systems)
- Route Leader: MSc Software Technology/MSc Software Technology with Network Management/MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry

#### Academic Background

- BSc in Physics with Theoretical Physics (Univ. of Aberdeen, 1988)
- Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Univ. Of Cambridge, 1991)
- MSc in Financial Mathematics (Heriot-Watt Univ., 2001)
- PhD in Mathematics (Univ. Of Aberdeen, 1996)

#### Research Interests / Professional Background

- Computational and Mathematical Financial Modelling
- Applications of Information Geometry in Computing, Finance and physical Sciences
- Mathematical General Relativity (Symmetries, Holonomy Theory, Computer Algebra methods)
- Geometrisation of Dynamical Systems

#### Key Publications

- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2011), Projective Structure and Holonomy in General Relativity, Class. Quant. Grav., 28, 083101.
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2011), Projective Structure and Holonomy in 4-dimensional Lorentz Manifolds. J.Geom. Phys. 61, 381-399
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2009), Holonomy and projective structure in 4-dim Lorentz manifolds. SIGMA 5, 066
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2009), Geodesic equivalence of Einstein spaces in general relativity, Class. Quant. Grav. 26, 125009
- G.S. Hall, A.R. Kashif and D.P. Lonie (2008), Some remarks on the symmetries of the curvature and Weyl tensors, Class. Quant. Grav. 25, 125008
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2008), The principle of equivalence and cosmological metrics, J. Math. Phys., 49, 022502
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2007), The principle of equivalence and projective structure in spacetimes, Class. Quant. Grav. 24 3617-3636
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2005), On the compatibility of Lorentz metrics with linear connections on four-dimensional manifolds, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 39 2995-3010
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2004), Holonomy and projective symmetry in spacetimes, Class. Quant. Grav. 21 4549-4556
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (2000), Holonomy groups and spacetimes, Class. Quant. Grav. 17 1369-1382
- V.S. Titov, D.P. Lonie and E.R. Priest (1999), On the nature of chaotic regions in hydrodynamics and magnetohydrodyamics, Phys. of Plasmas 6, 1374-1377
- P. Demoulin, ER Priest and D.P. Lonie (1996), 3D magnetic reconnection without null points. 2 Application to twisted flux tubes, J. Geophys. Res. 101, 7631-7646
- E.R. Priest, D.P. Lonie V.S. Titov (1996), Bifurcations of magnetic topology by the creation or annihilation of null points, J. Plasma Phys. 56 , 507-530
- G.S. Hall and D.P. Lonie (1995), Projective collineations in spacetimes, Class. Quant. Grav. 12 1007-1020