Hi, I'm Jacky Cao, a physics undergraduate at Durham University.

I am currently studying for an MPhys Physics degree which I expect to finish in June 2019.

Current Education
Durham University
Reading physics with the aim of progressing to a PhD in astrophysics or biophysics
Previous Education
Xaverian College
Physics, Maths, Further Maths A-levels and an Ancient History AS-level
Cedar Mount Academy
Achieved at least 5 A*-C GCSEs in a broad range of subjects
Experience
Studying the relation between stars and gas in distant galaxies
Department teaching resources
Applied programming skills to create Jupyter notebook teaching resources for physics lecture courses, topics included: understanding statistical error, uncertainties in a least-squares fit, and core physics concepts
Using Type Ia supernovae in cosmology
Performed computational research on the usage of Type Ia supernovae to constrain cosmological parameters
Working with Tracerco
Tasked as a team to research and find a solution for an industry problem in an undergraduate laboratory
Monitoring Type Ia supernovae
Studied the evolution of Type Ia supernovae using optical telescopes and their extended application in cosmology
Portfolio
Created front-end and back-end web systems for a student charity, plus freelance graphic design work which included artwork and Snapchat filters which have been seen by over 94,500+ people