- Distinguished Professor and Chair, KU Civil Engineering Department
- Elected 2017
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.