Jennifer Vanos

Impact Scholar 2022–2024; Academic Fellow 2019
Assistant Professor
ASU School of Sustainability

Tempe Campus


Jennifer Vanos is an assistant professor. Her research involves measurement and modeling of atmospheric and physiologic parameters to understand links between urban climate, design, and human health. She 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.


Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, University of Guelph (Canada) 

Expertise Areas

Urban Design

Sustainable Cities

Climate Science


Air Quality

Health Outcomes

Modeling & Simulation

Public Health

Climate Change

Economic Adaptation

Vulnerable Populations

Health & Well-Being