Miyuki Hino is an assistant professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and an adjunct assistant professor in the Environment, Ecology, and Energy Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research aims to measure the social and economic impacts of climate hazards and analyze the effectiveness of climate change adaptation strategies.
Her ongoing projects study the impacts of sea level rise on coastal communities, equitable disaster resilience and recovery programs, and trends in floodplain development. Her research has been published in journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Nature Climate Change.
Prior to her academic career, Miyuki worked as a climate change adaptation consultant and conducted climate risk assessments for clients ranging from local governments to international development agencies. She received a Ph.D. in Environment and Resources from Stanford University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University.