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Dr. Michael C. Kavanaugh

Principal, Geosyntec Consultants, Oakland, CA
Dr. Michael C. Kavanaugh

Michael C. Kavanaugh is a Principal with Geosyntec Consultants  in the Oakland, CA office. A chemical and environmental engineer with over 35 years of consulting experience, Dr. Kavanaugh has been project engineer, project manager, principal-in charge, technical director or technical reviewer on over 200 projects covering a broad range of environmental issues. He has co-authored over 35 peer reviewed technical publications, edited two books, and has made over 100 presentations to technical audiences, legislative bodies, and public advocacy groups. He has chaired two boards under the National Research Council, the Water Science and Technology Board from 1989 to 1991 and the Board on Radioactive Waste Management from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Kavanaugh has a B.S. and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford and UC Berkeley, respectively, and a PhD in Civil/Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1998.