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Mac McKee

Mac McKee

UWRL Director


Contact Information

Office Location: UWRL 248
IconPhone: (435) 797-3188

Educational Background:

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 1985
MS, Systems Ecology, Utah State University, 1979
BS, Philosophy, Utah State University, 1972


Dr. McKee has been active in domestic and international water resources planning and management projects for more than 30 years. His diverse experience has included assignments in more than 30 countries in such diverse areas as flood control planning and design (Philippines), development of a national environmental baseline document (Uzbekistan), water quality management (Samoa), integrated river basin planning and management (India), and development of a comprehensive water resources master plan (West Bank and Gaza Strip). He has served as a consultant to Amnesty International on water-related human rights violations in the Middle East. His current research is focused on the development of small autonomous aircraft for remote sensing in scientific problems and on the improvement of large water supply system operation efficiency through the use of statistical learning theory and remote sensing. He is the Director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory. He is also a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University where he teaches courses in water resources systems analysis, water resources engineering, open channel hydraulics, and water resources planning and management.