Dr. Mengliang Zhang is an Associate Professor in Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). His group uses chromatographic techniques, mass spectrometry, chemometrics, and bioinformatics to study the secondary metabolites in food and plant materials and develop online databases and metabolomic data processing tools. He earned his B.S. and M.S. from Jilin University, China, and his Ph.D. from Ohio University, USA. Then he received the John A. Milner Postdoctoral Fellowship working in the Food Composition and Methods Development Lab, USDA, and in the Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH. Dr. Zhang has over 45 publications in refereed journals, and he joined the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL Editorial Board in 2023.