Profiles in "Microclimate" Expertise Area

  • Middel’s research interests lie in the interdisciplinary field of urban climate with focus on climate-sensitive urban form, design, landscapes, and infrastructure in the face of extreme heat and climatic uncertainty.
  • Urban heat mitigation, micro-climate effects of stormwater re-use and water sensitive urban design, land-atmosphere interactions, biophysical and biogeochemical effects of biofuels
  • Paaijmans is a disease ecologist with a strong interest in how the biology and ecology of parasites, viruses and insect vectors shape the distribution and intensity of infectious diseases
  • Vanos is a member of the Urban Climate Research Center studying sustainable and healthy urban spaces with an emphasis on extreme heat, air pollution, and children’s health.
  • Florian A. Schneider is a Ph.D. candidate at ASU’s School of Sustainability. His research focuses on heat mitigation and co-creation of usable science between academics, city officials, and the general public on heat.