Mengtian Huang has been a Science Assistant at the WG1 TSU since July 2019, during the 50th Session of the IPCC. She followed the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land, and is now providing scientific support for the WG1 main report. Mengtian received her Ph. D. in physical geography from Peking University in June 2019, with a focus on vegetation dynamics and climate change. Her research interest is the impacts of extreme events on terrestrial ecosystems and vegetation feedbacks.