Kevin Garrahan, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty: Environmental Engineering



Dr. Kevin Garrahan is an environmental engineer with 40 years’ experience with civil and environmental engineering projects.  Dr. Garrahan was a charter member of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s hazardous waste cleanup program and has worked in or supported the EPA hazardous waste program for 37 years in many capacities including: developing enforcement actions, conducting site investigations and health risk assessments, communicating risks to communities, training, and conducting research to assist responders during environmental emergencies.    Dr. Garrahan served as the acting Chair of EPA’s National Remedy Review Board and the Superfund Science Policy Branch.  Dr. Garrahan is also an adjunct professor at George Washington University where he developed and taught one of the first courses in the country on hazardous waste management.  He has also taught several courses on environmental engineering and environmental science at George Washington University.  Dr. Garrahan earned a BS in civil engineering (magna cum laude) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a MS in environmental engineering from George Washington University, and a PhD from George Mason University in environmental science and public policy.  He licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and also a lifetime member of the tau beta pi national engineering honor society.