Ms. Zhang received her B.S from University of Washington, Seattle in Earth and Space Sciences Geology in 2014. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a student research assistant in Burke Museum invertebrate paleontology research group. She participated in the Puget Sound Foraminifera Project to investigate and monitor the environmental changes in Puget Sound, WA. Bijia is now enrolled in the Professional Master’s Program in Subsurface Geoscience, focusing on geology to enhance her geology technical skills and further her understanding in exploration geophysics. Her career goal is to become a technical expert in oil exploration and energy policy.