Research Scientist, Engineering and Public Policy
When to call: Klima's research focuses on climate change and extreme weather, including impacts on renewable energy, energy continuity, and critical infrastructure. She also works to advance risk communication with and foster connections between hazard mitigation and adaptation professionals.
Kelly Klima of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy discusses her research into how to help cities prepare for the effects of a changing climate, also known as urban adaptation. In particular, her recent research focuses on how to prepare for heat wave events.