February 14, 2022
Yige Zhang, Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University (USA), will receive the 2022 F.W. Clarke Award this July. The Clarke Award recognizes an early-career scientist for a single outstanding contribution to geochemistry or cosmochemistry published either as a single paper or a series of papers on a single topic. Dr. Zhang is recognized for his contributions to the application and refinement of lipid biomarker proxies for paleotemperature and atmospheric CO2 reconstructions, including development of the "Methane Index" and "Ring Index".