Ye Zhang received her B.S. degree in hydrogeology and engineering geology from Nanjing University, P.R. China (1998); her M.S. degree in hydrogeology from the University of Minnesota (2004); and her Ph.D. in hydrogeology from Indiana University (2005). She is currently an assistant professor of geology at the University of Wyoming. Her research interests include geological modeling and fluid-flow simulation, scientific computing, and aqueous and hydrocarbon gas geochemistry.