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Kevin McSweeney

Faculty Member

  • Position Title: Research Professor, NRES
  • Office Address: S-210 Turner Hall 1102 S. Goodwin Urbana 61801
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Agronomy-Soils, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Dr. McSweeney focuses on reclamation of disturbed land. He is improving handling and transport of soil material and use of specially selected plants to reduce soil compaction. Research is conducted in Illinois and China on active and abandoned mine sites and has application to other disturbed lands in rural, industrial, and urban areas.