28 Aug - 1 Sept 2023 | UNSW Sydney

Winston Chow

Associate Professor, Singapore Management University

Dr. Winston Chow is a Lee Kong Chian Research Fellow and an 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 climate issues affecting settlements and their infrastructure. Dr. Chow is a Co-Lead Principal Investigator in the ongoing 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 can be minimised for the city-state of Singapore under a warming climate. In SMU, Dr. Chow teaches interdisciplinary courses on climate change and urban sustainability that considers how these topics can be managed both globally and locally.