School of Earth and Environment

Christopher Smith Dr Christopher Smith

Research Fellow

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Room: 11.121

Affiliation: Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science


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Current projects:


  • Doctoral Training Centre in Low Carbon Technologies, 2011-2015. PhD project title: "Computational methods for assessment of solar energy potential in present and future climates"
  • Placement to Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, India, 2013, for experimental work
  • 3rd prize in "Make Some Noise" poster competition for research communication, 2013


  • Mathematics (MMath), University of Nottingham, 2008
  • PhD, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, 2016


Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Graduate member of the Energy Institute

Research Interests

  • Radiative transfer
  • Radiative forcing
  • Climate modelling
  • Solar energy resource assessment

Teaching Interests

Teaching assistant on SOEE 1301 Intermediate Mathematics for Environmental and Geophysical Scientists, 2014/15