Singapore Government
Dr Song CHEN

Dr Song CHEN

Research Scientist
Department of Weather Research
Core Modelling Development Branch


Dr Song CHEN

Dr Song Chen’s research focuses on high-fidelity numerical modelling. He has accumulated extensive experience on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) using methods of RANS, Detached Eddy Simulations (DES), and Large Eddy Simulations (LES). He is currently working on the urban surface exchange scheme of the SINGV, aiming to improve its weather forecasting ability and to enhance the understanding of urban climates. He is also passionate about combining his aerospace background into weather forecasting research.


    • 2011-2016
    • PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • 2007-2011
    • BEng in Aerospace Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Working Experience

    • 2020-present
    • Research Scientist, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS
    • 2017-2020
    • Post-doctoral Researcher, Linné FLOW Centre, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
    • 2016-2017
    • Research Fellow, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric boundary layer and urban modelling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics: RANS, LES, and DES methods
  • Numerical weather and climate modelling
  • Aviation meteorology
Dr Chen’s full publication record can be accessed here.