Maia Zhang standing on a rock oceanfront

Maia Zhang

Ph.D. in Geophysics, NSL Graduate Student She/her/hers


I was born and raised in Newark, NJ and received my B.A. in Mathematics and French from Cornell University. After over two decades on the East Coast, I'm thrilled to have a new home here in Reno with the Nevada Seismological Lab.

Research interests

  • Earthquake Triggering
  • Big Data Seismology
  • Earthquake Hazards


  • B.A. in Mathematics, Cornell University, 2021