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Michael J McFarland

Michael J McFarland

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 221
Phone: 797-3196


Michael McFarland is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research interests are focused in the areas of air quality, biosolids engineering, industrial waste and risk management. He has served on numerous federal, state, and local environmental engineering and public health advisory committees. Dr. McFarland has authored or co-authored over 65 publications in the field of environmental engineering including the textbook Biosolids Engineering (McGraw-Hill copyright 2001), numerous research journal articles, conference proceedings, and professional engineering licensing workbooks. He is a registered professional engineer in Utah, and holds Grade IV operator certifications for both wastewater and water treatment. Dr. McFarland is a member of the US EPA Science Advisory Board where he currently chairs the Environmental Engineering Committee (EEC) and serves on the executive board. Dr. McFarland is a diplomat in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE) and serves on numerous federal, state and local environmental science and engineering committees.