McKee, Mac

Author Description

Dr. Mac McKee is the Director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University (USU). He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at USU in water resources systems analysis, water resources engineering, and water resources planning and management. He holds a Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Utah State University, in addition to an MS in Systems Ecology and a BS in Philosophy. Prior to beginning his academic career in 1984, he was the Senior Water Resources Engineer with Harza Engineering Company in Chicago, Illinois, and a Resident Manager with Harza in India. Dr. McKee has been active in domestic and international water resources planning and management projects for the past 33 years. His diverse experience has included assignments in flood control planning and design in the Philippines, development of an environmental baseline document for Uzbekistan, water quality management in Samoa, integrated river basin planning and management in India, and development of a comprehensive water resources master plan and integrated water management plans for the West Bank and Gaza Strip. His current research is focused on the improvement of irrigation canal and reservoir operation efficiency through the use of statistical learning theory and remote sensing.

Authored Reports

Irrigation System Efficiency: Emerging Technologies