Wenze Yang received B.S. and M.S. degrees in automation engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1998 and 2001, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in geography from Boston University, Boston, MA, in 2006. After staying in the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Geography Department, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, he is currently an Assistant Research Scientist with the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park. His current work focuses on developing climate data records from microwave satellite data. His research interests and activities include calibration and validation for microwave satellite data, retrieval of hydrological products with passive microwave sensors, climate–ecosystem interactions and climate change, remote sensing of vegetation, satellite data evaluation, and fusion and application. Dr. Yang is a member of the American Geophysical Union and American Meteorological Society.