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Dan Mc Curry

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Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


  • 2016, Doctoral Degree, Civil Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2013, Master's Degree, Civil Engineering, Yale University
  • 2011, Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering, University of Cincinnati


Dr. Daniel McCurry joined the Astani Department as an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in January 2017. Dr. McCurry completed his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University in 2016. Prior to Stanford, he completed an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Yale University and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and worked as a research assistant at the USEPA Office of Research and Development.

Research Summary

Dr. McCurry's research focuses on protecting public health by improving the long-term safety of engineered water sources. He applies the tools of environmental organic chemistry to water quality problems arising from chemical and ultraviolet disinfection of wastewater and drinking water. At USC, his research will expand in the field of direct potable reuse of wastewater, collaborating closely with water reuse utilities in Southern California and colleagues in the Astani Department.

  • Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • BHE 220
  • Biegler Hall of Engineering
  • 920 Downey Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2531

Contact Information
  • dmccurry@usc.edu


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