Speaker：Prof. Yang Zhang
Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Time：29th, June, 2009，4:00-5:00pm
Location：Room 301, Old Geology Building
Dr. Zhang is a Professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University (NCSU), U.S.A. Her research interests include air pollution modeling and assessment, atmospheric chemistry and transport, cloud/aerosol chemistry and microphysics, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, and interactions among chemistry, meteorology, and climate change. She has led or contributed to the development, application, evaluation, and improvement of several major 3-D models on urban, regional, and global scales including STEM III, GChM, MIRAGE, SCICHEM, CMAQ, CMAQ-MADRID, and mesoscale and global WRF/Chem and WRF/Chem-MADRID.
Dr. Zhang was a recipient of the National Science Foundation Career Award in Atmospheric Chemistry in 2004 in the U.S. She was a member of the first Peer Review Panel Committee for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Models-3/Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Modeling System in 2003. She is currently a chairperson of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Atmospheric Chemistry Committee and American Association for Aerosol Research Membership Committee. She has authored or co-authored 44 peer-reviewed journal publications, over 110 conference papers and technical reports, and over 210 conference presentations and invited seminars. The total number of citations to her publications from the ISI Web of Sciences is 1200.