Rong Zhang Named AMS Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

AOS Faculty Member Rong Zhang, leader of GFDL's Ocean and Cryosphere Division, has been named the Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Intended to recognize outstanding mid-career scientists, the Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer is selected in recognition of significant contributions to the understanding of atmospheric and oceanic fluid dynamics, the circulation of the middle atmosphere, or the dynamics of climate.

Specifically, Zhang was recognized "for advancing scientific understanding of the causes and impacts of Atlantic multidecadal variability and Arctic sea ice variations through insightful analysis of models and observations."

She will be honored at the 101st AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans in January 2021.

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