Dr Winston Chow

Associate Professor (Science, Technology and Society)
Singapore Management University

Dr Winston Chow is an Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society at the Singapore Management University’s (SMU) School of Social Sciences and Office of Core Curriculum. His current research is on urban vulnerability to climate change, urban heat island adaptation and mitigation, and environmental perceptions in tourism.

He is a Principal Investigator for the Cooling Singapore initiative, and was selected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a Lead Author for their chapter on “Cities, Settlements and Key Infrastructure” in the Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Change due in 2022. He enjoys talking and writing about these research issues, and he tweets sporadically on many topics (unrelated to climate change) at @winstontlchow.