Meredith Jennings, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Community and Climate Resilience

Dr. Meredith Jennings is an expert in climate resilience and Earth system science. She brings over 8 years of experience in the field of academic and applied research. Most recently, Dr. Jennings worked for Harris County Public Health as a National Academy of Sciences’ Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellow and Community Resilience Specialist, supporting community resilience activities by coordinating approaches to improve the ability of communities to withstand and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Dr. Jennings holds a Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of Miami. She received her B.A. in Chemistry from Hendrix College. At HARC, Dr. Jennings will provide research on water resources and resilience.


  • Researcher Announcement

    The Energy team, comprised of Ms. Marina Badoian-Kriticos, Dr. Gavin Dillingham, Dr. Stephanie Glenn, and Dr. Meredith Jennings had CARAT (Climate Analytics Risk Assessment Tool) accepted in EPICenter’s incubator business startup program out of San Antonio.

  • Project Announcements

    The city of Houston’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) hit a milestone last month with the release of a draft of the plan. HARC serves as the technical advisor and research leader on the project.

  • Researcher Announcement

    Dr. Meredith Jennings will be a panelist at a climate change forum hosted by PSREE (Progress, Strength, Resistance East End) on Saturday, June 1, 2019.