Dr. Robert Brown

Texas A&M

Dr. Robert D. Brown is a Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on microclimatic urban design for human health and well-being. He is the Coordinator of the Microclimatic Design Research Group and has 35 years of experience studying urban microclimates. Recent research has included: designing the Tokyo Olympic marathon route to reduce thermal stress on athletes and spectators; measuring the relationship between urban design and emergency medical response calls during heat waves; and assessing the amount of ultraviolet radiation received by children in school grounds.