Dr J Song

Jiyun Song


  • 2017-date: Postdoctoral research associate, University of Cambridge
  • 2012-2016: Ph.D. (Graduate research associate), Arizona State University
  • 2010-2012: Master student, Wuhan University, China
  • 2006-2010: Undergraduate, Wuhan University, China


Jiyun is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and working in Prof. Paul Linden's research group. Her current research interests are building energy performance, natural ventilation, indoor and outdoor thermal comfort, urban microclimate, urban land-atmosphere interactions, urban hydrology, urban boundary layer meteorology, etc.

Selected Publications

  • Song et al., Natural ventilation in cities: the implications of fluid mechanics, Building Research & Information, 2018, doi: 10.1080/09613218.2018.1468158.
  • Song et al., The regional impact of urban heat mitigation strategies on planetary boundary-layer dynamics over a semiarid city, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere, 2018, doi: 10.1029/2018JD028302.
  • Song et al., Biospheric and anthropogenic contributors to atmospheric CO2 variability in a residential neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere, 2017, 122(6), 3317-3329, doi: 10.1002/2016JD026267.
  • Song et al., The hysteresis effect on surface-air temperature relationship and its implications to urban planning: An examination in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Landscape and Urban Planning, 2017, 167, 198-211, doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.06.024.
  • Song and Wang, Diurnal changes in urban boundary layer environment induced by urban greening,Environmental Research Letters, 2016, 11(11):114018, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114018.
  • Song and Wang, Evaluating the impact of built environment characteristics on urban boundary layer dynamics using an advanced stochastic approach, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 16, 6285-6301, doi:10.5194/acp-16-6285-2016.
  • Song and Wang, Impacts of mesic and xeric urban vegetation on outdoor thermal comfort and microclimate in Phoenix, AZ, Building and Environment, 2015, 94, 558-568, doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.10.016.
  • Song and Wang, Interfacing the Urban Land-Atmosphere System Through Coupled Urban Canopy and Atmospheric Models, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 2015, 154(3), 427-448, doi: 10.1007/s10546-014-9980-9.
  • Song et al., Streamflow prediction in ungauged basins by regressive regionalization: A case study in Huai River Basin, China, Hydrology Research, 2015, 47(5), 1053-1068, doi:10.2166/nh.2015.155.