# David Brown

## Bio

Professor Brown received his PhD from The University of Texas at Austin in 1985, and held postdoctoral positions at the University of Vienna, Austria, The University of Texas, and the University of North Carolina. He came to NCSU in 1992 as a visiting professor in the physics and mathematics departments. He was appointed to a regular faculty position in 1995. Dr. Brown’s research area is general relativity.

## Publications

- Singular Lagrangians and the Dirac-Bergmann algorithm in classical mechanics , AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS (2023)
- Generalized geodesic deviation in de Sitter spacetime , CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM GRAVITY (2022)
- Singular Lagrangians, Constrained Hamiltonian Systems and Gauge Invariance: An Example of the Dirac-Bergmann Algorithm , UNIVERSE (2022)
- Elasticity theory in general relativity , Classical and Quantum Gravity (2021)
- Continuous body dynamics and the Mathisson-Papapetrou-Dixon equations , Phys.Rev.D (2017)
- Numerical simulations with a first order BSSN formulation of Einstein's field equations , Phys.Rev.D (2012)
- Action Principle for the Generalized Harmonic Formulation of General Relativity , Phys.Rev.D (2011)
- Generalized Harmonic Equations in 3+1 Form , Phys.Rev.D (2011)
- Oppenheimerâ€“Snyder collapse in moving-puncture coordinates , Classical and Quantum Gravity (2011)
- Trumpet slices of the Schwarzschild-Tangherlini spacetime , Phys.Rev.D (2010)

### Groups

Honors and Awards

- Fellow of the American Physical Society