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WKU Engineering Faculty and Staff - Ronald Gallagher

Ronald Gallagher, PhD, PE

Ronald Gallagher, PhD, PE

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

Office:  EBS 2122
Phone:  270-745-2005


  • Ph.D. - Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri – Rolla), Geological Engineering, 2009.
  •  Master of Science – Geology, University of Toledo, Department of Geology, 1978.
  •  Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Toledo, Civil Engineering Department, 1974.
  •  Associate of Engineering Technology in Building Construction, University of Toledo, Community and Technical College, 1971

Scholarly Interest

  • Boundary and Construction Surveying: Geological Engineering; Surface and Groundwater Hydraulics; Phase 1 and 2 site investigations 


  • Academic: University of Toledo; Western Kentucky University;
  • Industrial: Toledo Testing; Andrus Surveying; Kaw Valley Surveying; Worline Surveying; E.K. Bridge Construction Company; Finkbeiner, Pettis and Strout Engineering; Toltest Ltd.; SSOE Eng/Architects; Monore County Drain Commission;

Professional Memberships & Professional Credentials

  • America Society of Civil Engineers
  • Geological Society of America
  • National Water Well Association
  • American Association of Engineering Educators
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists
  • Professional Surveyor (PS)
  • Professional Engineers (PE)
  • Certified Professional Geologist
  • Certified Federal Surveyor

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