Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Chengzhu “Jill” Zhang

Postdoctoral Appointment
Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division

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Ph.D. Meteorology
Penn State University
B.S. Atmospheric Sciences
Nanjing Institute of Meteorology

Research Interests

My research interests focus on using available observations to conduct theoretical study and numerical modeling of cloud microphysics and dynamics. The goal is to improve the representation of clouds in atmosphere and climate models.

Selected Publications

C. Zhang, J. Y. Harrington, 2015: The Effects of Surface Kinetics on Crystal Growth and Homogeneous Freezing in Parcel Simulations of Cirrus, J. Atmos. Sci., doi:

C. Zhang, M. Wang, R. C. J. Somerville, H. Morrison, X. Liu and K. Zhang, 2014. Investigating Ice Nucleation with an Aerosol-enabled Multi-scale Modeling Frame work. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 06, doi: 10.1002/2014MS000343.

C. Zhang, J. Y. Harrington, 2013: Including Surface Kinetic Effects in Simple Models of Ice Vapor Diffusion. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 372 390. doi:

J.Li, Y. Yin, L. Jin, and C. Zhang. A Numerical Study on Deep Tropical Convection Using WRF Model, Journal of Tropical Meteorology, 2009, 25(03).

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