A special congratulations to Dr. Dan Li, who has been promoted from the rank of assistant professor to associate professor. Associate Professor Li first joined the department in 2015 as an assistant professor, previously serving as a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University. He completed his PhD at Princeton University in the department of Civil and […]
Assistant Professor Dan Li has published “Urban heat island: Aerodynamics or imperviousness?” in Science Advances. Professor Li and his colleagues note that more than half of the world’s population now live in cities, which are known to be heat islands. While daytime urban heat islands (UHIs) are traditionally thought to be the consequence of less […]
PhD candidate Chi Chen has received an Outstanding Student Presentation Award from his presentation at December’s AGU Fall Meeting. The work, “Local land surface temperature response to the widespread Earth greening,” is advised by Ranga Myneni and Dan Li.
Assistant Professor Dan Li has published a single-author, invited review article titled “Turbulent Prandtl number in the atmospheric boundary layer – where are we now?” in Atmospheric Research. Turbulent Prandtl number is named after the Father of Modern Fluid Mechanics, Ludwig Prandtl, and is an indicator of how turbulent transport of heat differs from its […]