Lup Wai CHEW

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SMART
Climate Modeller
lupwai@smart.mit.edu

Lup Wai obtained his BEng from the National University of Singapore and his MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he researched outdoor wind speed enhancement at the street level. He is interested in improving thermal comfort passively, especially in tropical cities. He is currently working on improving the predictability of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model with refined inputs, including expanding the urban categories in WRF and incorporating realistic, spatially resolved anthropogenic heat input.