S. Kyle McKay, PhD

Research Civil Engineer, Environmental Laboratory, ERDC


S. Kyle McKay is a research civil engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL). He received a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Colorado State University, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and a Ph.D. at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology. His research focuses broadly on examining ecological effects of water resources infrastructure with applications related to urban ecosystem restoration, ecological models, dam operations and decommissioning, and flood risk management. He is stationed in New York City to facilitate cooperative research between the ERDC, local U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offices, the City University of New York, and other local partners. He is adjunct faculty at the University of Georgia and Brooklyn College and is registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia.

S. Kyle McKay, PhD


EWN researchers will share expertise in an upcoming webinar hosted by the American Society for Civil Engineers. Nature-based solutions (NbS) h......
The Network for Engineering With Nature® (EWN) invites you to the N-EWN Knowledge Series: A Continuing Education Series about Engineering with......
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S. Kyle McKay, PhD

Research Projects

Our goal This N-EWN project is a collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise (TN......
Education is both a goal in itself and a means for attaining the other goals of the N-EWN. Thenetwork is well-positioned to accelerate and expand E......
Maximizing the benefits and efficiencies of natural infrastructure requires implementing projects at the system or landscape scale, such as across ......
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