Nina Cao

  • Program Year: 2
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Kaitlyn Becker
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.A. Physics, Harvard University, 2022


N. Cao, P. C. Barry, N. Sato, and W. Melnitchouk (Jefferson Lab Angular Momentum (JAM) Collaboration), Towards the 3-dimensional parton structure of the pion: integrating transverse momentum data into global QCD analysis, Phys. Rev. D, 103 (2021)
N. Cao, et al., Constraining the glue in the pion through Drell-Yan lepton pair production, American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics Fall Meeting Oct. 14 - Oct. 17, 2019


2020-2021 John Harvard Scholar (top 5% of class)
2021 Harvard Herchel Smith Undergraduate Science Research Fellowship
2021 Harvard Program for Research in Science and Engineering (PRISE) Fellowship
2019-2020 John Harvard Scholar (top 5% of class)
2018-2019 Harvard College Scholar (top 10% of class)