Peter Crank

PhD Geography
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302

Student Information

Graduate Student
Geography
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Peter is a Geography Ph.D. student working under Dr. David Sailor in the Urban Climate Research Center and the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. His research focuses on urban climate and urban meteorology. Specifically studying how effective climate adaptation and mitigation strategies are for the urban environment.

Education

2016                M.S.     Geosciences, Mississippi State University. Starkville, Mississippi.

2013                B.S.      Geosciences, Mississippi State University. Starkville, Mississippi.

Research Interests

Urban Climatology & The Built Environment.

Urban Climates, Urban Heat Islands, Intra-Neighborhood Microclimates, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies, Climate-Conscious Landscape Architecture and Urban Design

Research Group

Urban Climate Research Center -- https://sustainability.asu.edu/urban-climate/

Presentations

13th Symposium on the Urban Environment at the American Meteorological Societys Annual Conference. Simulating the Efficacy of Targeted Urban Heat Mitigation for Vulnerable Populations. Seattle, Washington, USA. January 2017.

 

13th Symposium on the Urban Environment at the American Meteorological Societys Annual Conference. Spatial and Temporal Effects of Irrigation on Neighborhood-Scale Thermal Environments. Seattle, Washington, USA. January 2017.

Honors/Awards

2017 Melvin G. Marcus Memorial Fellowship -- $1500 Research Grant

Professional Associations

American Meteorological Society International Association of Urban Climate

Service

2017 Bibliography Committee member of the International Association of Urban Climate