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Zhibo Zhang

Assoc Prof

Physics
zhibo.zhang@umbc.edu
Education
Ph D, Texas A&M University (2008)
MS, Texas A&M University (2004)
BS, Nanjing University (2001)
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Research Interests

•Remote sensing of cloud and aerosol properties • Aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions • Light scattering by atmospheric cloud particles and aerosols •Radiative transfer in cloudy atmosphere •Water vapor and cloud radiative feedback

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Zhang, Zhibo (Principal) Retrieval Studies in Support of Cloud Property Products Cooperative Agreement Sponsored by NASA (Nov 26, 2014 – Nov 25, 2017)

Zhang, Zhibo (Principal) Miller, Daniel (Co-Principal) Investigating how Cloud Horizontal Structure and 3-D Radiative Transfer Affect Passive Remote Sensing of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds: An Integrated Study Using NASA Field Campaign Data and Large-Eddy Simulation Fellowship (Funded) Sponsored by NASA (Sep 1, 2014 – Aug 30, 2017)

Zhang, Zhibo (Principal) Using Modis, Aster,CloudSat and Large-eddy Grant Sponsored by NASA (May 23, 2014 – May 22, 2017)

Zhang, Zhibo (Principal) Quantification of Shortwave Direct Radiative Effects of Above-cloud Aerosols Grant Sponsored by NASA (May 5, 2014 – May 4, 2017)

Intellectual Contributions

vol. 6 9993-10020 Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss

vol. 142 25–36 Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer

Presentations

AeroCom 2014 Oral Presentation Shortwave Direct Radiative Effect (DRE) of Above-cloud Aerosols (ACA) based on 6 years of CALIOP and MODIS observations

AeroCom 2014 Oral Presentation Shortwave Direct Radiative Effect (DRE) of Above-cloud Aerosols (ACA) based on 6 years of CALIOP and MODIS observations