Kevin B Mulligan

Dr. Kevin Mulligan is Research Hydraulic Engineer at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Leetown Science Center S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory in Turners Falls, MA. 

Biography

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, 2015, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Current Position

Kevin’s work primarily focuses on improving the performance of fish passage structures through hydraulic modeling and experiments with live, actively-migrating fish.  In conjunction to his research, Kevin has served in multiple organizer roles for the International Fish Passage Conference since its inception in 2011 and currently serves as the Vice Chair of theAmerican Fisheries Society Bioengineering Section & American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental Water Resources Institute Joint Committee on Fish Passage.  Kevin is also an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  He received his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering specializing in fish passage engineering in 2015.  In 2009, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and became an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.).

Previous Positions

  • Fish Passage Engineer; Region 5 of the United States Fish and Wildlife

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • American Fisheries Society - Bioengineering Section

  • American Society of Civil Engineers - Environmental Water Resources Institute