Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society, School of Social Sciences and Office of Core Curriculum, Singapore Management University
Dr Winston Chow is an Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Singapore Management University’s (SMU) School of Social Sciences and Office of Core Curriculum. He is an urban climatologist currently researching on urban vulnerability to climate change, as well as on urban heat island science, adaptation and mitigation. Over the past fifteen years, he has written more than fifty research papers, book chapters, and commentaries on urban climate and climate change, in addition to teaching climate change and urban sustainability courses in SMU, and regularly speaking on these topics at more than sixty public talks, film documentaries, and audio podcasts.
Dr Chow is a Principal Investigator for the ongoing Cooling Singapore initiative (https://www.coolingsingapore.sg/), and is a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report chapter on “Cities, Settlements and Key Infrastructure” due in 2022. He also tweets sporadically on many topics (some unrelated to climate change) at @winstontlchow.