Fuqing Zhang (1969—July 19, 2019) came to State College in 2008 and thrived as a distinguished professor of meteorology in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State. He was highly respected among colleagues, students, staff and friends. Penn State News reported his death .
Koch Funeral Home has a tribute wall on Fuqing.
"We carry fond memories of Fuqing and are proud of his excellence and kindness".
–Writer Yuxi Zheng