Sophia Chau

Sophia Chau

Doctoral Student


B.S. Environmental Science, University of Notre Dame, 2013-2017



Sophia Chau is an aspiring climate change adaptation ecologist. She joined Dr. Jianguo Liu's group at the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability in 2017. She is interested in climate change impacts and adaptation in US national parks.

Sophia has previously conducted research to inform habitat management for the endangered Karner blue butterfly, an insect particularly vulnerable to climate warming. She has also worked with the National Park Service’s Climate Change Response Program to develop adaptation strategies for wildlife and natural resources at Devils Postpile National Monument in California.


Title Book/Journal Year
Evolution of multiple global virtual material flows Science of The Total Environment 2019