Associate Professor of Urban Climate
Singapore Management University
Dr Winston Chow is a Lee Kong Chian Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Urban Climate in Singapore Management University's (SMU) College of Integrative Studies. Winston researches and educates on climate change impacts on cities, and was a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's 6th Assessment Report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability on urban climate issues.
He is a principal investigator in the ongoing multi-institute Cooling Singapore Initiative, leading research into how a digital urban twin enables sustainable and climate-resilient urban design, as well as assessing how urban heat risks in Singapore can be minimised under a warming climate.
In SMU, Dr Chow currently works with the Singapore Green Finance Centre to investigate the sustainability of “green” data centres, and also teaches interdisciplinary courses on climate change and urban sustainability for undergraduates and executives.