Miyuki studies climate change risks and adaptation decisions, with a particular focus on transformational adaptation measures such as managed retreat in coastal areas. She comes to Stanford after several years developing and harnessing scientific knowledge to guide climate change adaptation and mitigation decision-making, across the spectrum from academic research to science communication. Before arriving at Stanford, she worked as a research analyst at the New Climate Economy exploring the economic benefits of climate change mitigation policy and developing tailored messages for government officials around the world. Her professional experience also includes adaptation consulting to identify and mitigate climate risks to international development projects and research on flood risk management decision-making at the Environmental Change Institute .
Miyuki received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University.
Current Research and Scholarly Interests
Miyuki studies climate change risks and adaptation decisions, with a particular focus on the socioeconomic drivers of transformational adaptation.