Splash Biography

JEFFREY GONG, Yale Junior studying CS + Math

Major: Computer Science and Mathematics

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hi! I'm Jeffrey, and I'm from Audubon, Pennsylvania. I'm a CS + Math major, but I'm also super interested in other things like physics and philosophy! At Yale, I'm the co-captain of the club baseball team, and also currently work for the MLB Phillies Research & Development team. Some of my hobbies include longboarding, watching sad movies, and gaming with friends.

Past Classes

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M4815: Deriving E=MC^2 in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 11, 2023)
Everyone knows the world's most famous equation: E=MC^2, but few know exactly what it means and where it comes from. In this class, we will derive E=MC^2 using only basic high school calculus and trigonometry, while also developing a strong intuition for what the formula signifies in physics and the real world.