Fotini Katopodes Chow

Chow headshot
Fred & Claire Sauer Chancellor's Chair in Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Office 773 Davis Hall
Phone (510) 643-4405
Fax (510) 643-5264

Office Hours:

  • Wednesdays, 9 am to 10 am
  • Fridays, 9 am to 10 am, or by appointment (sign up for a time slot here or send an email)


Tina Katopodes Chow is a Vice Chair for Graduate Studies and a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. Chow’s research focus is numerical modeling of the atmospheric boundary layer, which is used to improve predictions for wind energy, air pollution dispersion, and cloud dynamics, among other applications. She also received the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the Henry G. Houghton Award from the American Meteorological Society.



Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 2004

M.S.,  Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 1999

B.S.,  Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, 1998