Lily Zhang

Summer UROP 2020

Lily is a sophomore double-majoring in Physics and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) with a minor in Public Policy. She is interested in studying the effects of climate change on natural systems and has previously worked on projects related to seawater anthropogenic carbon invasion, CO2 global analysis products, radiative transfer models, and hurricane forecasting. As an active member of the MIT K12+ Education Community, Lily organizes opportunities such as SPLASH and AskEAPS for MIT students to connect with students around the world. She is also a Teaching Assistant for the popular undergraduate negotiation course 11.011. For her research and work in education, she is the recipient of honors such as the MIT Outstanding New Leader award and NOAA Hollings Scholarship. In her free time, Lily can be found reading, playing video games, bullet journaling, watching anime, and spending time with loved ones.