A searchable database, UR-Linked allows aspiring undergraduate researchers, scholars, and artists to connect with faculty mentors across campus. UR-Linked includes faculty profiles as well as more specific information about their research projects and artistic endeavors.

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Fengpeng Sun PROF, ASOC

    Research Description
    Dr. Fengpeng Sun is a climate scientist with particular expertise in investigating climate variability and climate change. Dr. Sun develops high-resolution regional climate models and statistical analysis tools to study the Earth’s climate. He is interested in assessing historical climate evolution and projecting future climate change and impacts from a regional/local perspective, which is most relevant to human activities. Research Interests: Regional Climate Variability and Change, Climate Modeling and Downscaling, Climate Change Impacts and Mitigation, Urban Climate and Environment, Weather/Climate Extremes

    Afflicated Department(s)

    Environmental Studies  Geosciences  

Now that UR-Linked has helped you to identify a faculty member whose interests align with your interests, be sure to review the essential steps in contacting a potential faculty mentor.

The Director of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Jane Greer., can provide you with further guidance about finding and connecting with faculty mentors at UMKC.

Once you have reviewed the essential steps to prepare for connecting with a potential faculty mentor, you can use the "Contact Details" for this project to connect with the faculty member and to begin a conversation about how you might work with that him or her.