Feng Zhang received her B.S. degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Science and Technology of China and both her M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Meteorology from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2000 and 2004). Her research interests include data analysis and climate modeling, particularly in radiation transfer, cloud and aerosol parameterization development and implementation.She was an assistant climate/environment modeler at ISWS/UIUC from 2010-2011, and then joined ESSIC/UMD as a research associate from 2011-2013. Recently, she rejoined CICS-MD as a Visiting Assistant Research Scientist focusing on GEOS data processing.