Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 7878d.mortlock Website




1018ABlackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





I am a lecturer in astro-statistics in both the Astrophysics Group in the Department of Physics and the Statistics Section of the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College, London. My research interests are based around problems of inference, in which (probabilistic) conclusions about the real world are made from incomplete or imperfect data, and particularly their application to astrophysics.



Ahlgren B, Larrson J, Valan V, et al., Investigating subphotospheric dissipation in gamma-ray bursts using joint Fermi-Swift observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, ISSN:0004-6361

Widmark A, Mortlock DJ, Peiris HV, 2019, A Bayesian model for inferring properties of the local white dwarf population in astrometric and photometric surveys, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol:485, ISSN:0035-8711, Pages:179-188

Capel F, Mortlock DJ, 2019, Impact of using the ultrahigh-energy cosmic ray arrival energies to constrain source associations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol:484, ISSN:0035-8711, Pages:2324-2340

Ball WT, Rozanov EV, Alsing J, et al., 2019, The upper stratospheric solar cycle ozone response, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol:46, ISSN:0094-8276, Pages:1831-1841

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