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Ying Sun

November 8, 2016

Ying Sun
Ying Sun

Ying Sun, assistant professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Academic focus: remote sensing of terrestrial biosphere, land-surface modeling, crop yield prediction, drought impact, plant ecophysiology
Previous positions: distinguished joint postdoctoral fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Jackson School of Geosciences, 2016; postdoctoral fellow, University of Texas at Austin, 2013-15
Academic background: B.S., geographic information systems and remote sensing, Beijing Normal University, China, 2008; Ph.D., climate science, University of Texas at Austin, 2013
Last book read: “Zero to One” by Peter Thiel
In her own time: reading, cooking and calligraphy
Current research project(s): Using satellite remote sensing of chlorophyll a fluorescence to understand global and regional carbon and water cycling
What most excites you about Cornell: Stimulating research environment, friendly faculties, smart students, and gorgeous campus