Dana Habeeb is an assistant professor in the Department of Informatics at Indiana University. Trained as an architect and urban designer, she brings a design perspective to her research in environmental planning and health. With a focus on designing local interventions, she investigates ways to engage and empower communities to respond to current and future environmental problems by synthesizing research in climate change, public health and environmental sensing.
Habeeb’s research explores how climate responsive design can help mitigate climate change and address environmental challenges to improve the health of individuals and communities.
Areas of Expertise
Urban heat islands, urban planning, environmental planning, urban climatology, extreme heat, heat waves, environmental justice, environmental informatics.