Dan Li

Assistant Professor, Earth & Environment

  • Title Assistant Professor, Earth & Environment
  • Office STO 131E
  • Phone 617.358.0170

Dan Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment. His research group focuses on the dynamics and thermodynamics of the lower atmosphere, in particular the atmospheric boundary layer, and how they are affected by human activities. His is particularly interested in the interaction between the atmospheric boundary layer and the Earth’s surface such as exchanges of mass, momentum, and energy. He uses a variety of research tools, including theoretical analyses, numerical models, and field experiments to address pressing challenges such as climate change and urbanization.

Expertise: Environmental fluid dynamics, urban heat island modeling

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