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Gary Cunningham Research Associate

Gary is a well-rounded engineer with more than 20 years of engineering design, consulting, and business ownership and management experience. In 2012, he began pursuit of his PhD in engineering and received a Research Associate appointment in the Water Resources Research Center. Gary’s primary interests and areas of expertise are drinking-water chemistry, biological wastewater treatment processes, stormwater management, CAFO manure management, energy production and efficiency, applied design, business and management consulting, design/build project delivery, and helping fellow engineers capitalize on their research and ideas as well as being an entrepreneur himself.

Technical Focus

  • Water
  • Design
  • Energy


  • BS and MS from the University of Missouri