Dr. Ku McMahan
Team Lead, Water and Energy for Food, Exploratory Program and Innovation Competitions (EPIC), Innovation, Technology, and Research Hub (ITR), USAID
Dr. Ku McMahan serves as Team Lead for Water and Energy for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development in the DDI Bureau at USAID. He received his Ph.D. in environmental sciences and an M.P.H. in environmental health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill under NSF and EPA STAR Fellowships. In addition, he developed a simple, low-cost water quality test for developing countries and emergency situations. Ku was recently a program executive officer for the USAID WA-WASH program in GLOWS and assistant professor of research at Florida International University.