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Reader in the Department of Physicsocw218+44 (0) 191 33 43567
Member of the Institute for Computational CosmologyOCW218+44 (0) 191 33 43567

Biography

Academic Career
  • 10/2016-06/2019: Reader, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • 10/2014-09/2016: Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • 10/2011-09/2014: Lecturer in Theoretical Astrophysics, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • 10/2011-09/2014: Royal Astronomical Society Research Fellow, Institute for Computational Comology, Durham University
  • 10/2009-09/2011: Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics (JRF), Queens' College, University of Cambridge
  • 10/2009-09/2011: Research Associate, Department of Applied Maths & Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 10/2009-09/2011: Research Associate, Kavli Institute for Cosmology Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy, University fo Cambridge
Education
  • 2006-2009: PhD in Applied Mathematics, Queens' College, University of Cambridge, the United Kingdom
  • 2004-2006: MPhil in Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • 2000-2004: BSc in Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Teaching and Mentoring
  • Lecturer for Level 3/4 course "Cosmology"
  • Mentor for the University College
  • Adviser for Level 1 Physics & Natural Science students
  • Supervisor for Level 4 project (Physics)

Research interests

  • accelerated cosmic expansion and cosmological tests of gravity
  • large scale structure
  • weak gravitational lensing
  • numerical simulations
  • cosmic voids
  • numerical relativity
  • reconstuction and BAO

Publications

Conference Paper

  • Cai, Y., Padilla, N. & Li, B. (2015), Testing gravity using void profiles, The Zeldovich Universe. Tallinn, Estonia, Tallinn.
  • Padilla, Paz, D., Lares, M., Ceccarelli, L., Garcia Lambas, D., Cai, Y. & Li, B. (2015), Void dynamics, The Zeldovich Universe. Tallinn, Estonia, Tallinn.

Journal Article

Supervision students