Ross McKinney

Ross McKinney
  • Distinguished Professor and Chair, KU Civil Engineering Department
  • Elected 2017

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Ross McKinney, N.T. Veatch Distinguished Professor Emeritus, served our faculty with distinction from 1960 until retirement in 1993.  He founded and led our graduate program in environmental engineering.  A member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, Ross garnered international acclaim for his ground-breaking research on microbiological wastewater treatment. The KU School of Engineering awarded him the Distinguished Engineering Service Award in 2016.