John Kevern

Professor of Civil Engineering and CME Department Chair
UMKC School of Computing and Engineering
370A R. H. Flarsheim Hall


Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 2008
M.S., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 2006
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2004


  • Concrete mixture proportioning
  • Development of sustainable construction materials related to concrete
  • Pervious concrete mixture design, construction and testing
  • Concrete material analysis
  • Development of testing procedures and pavement performance
  • Durability of concrete materials
  • Beneficial material by-product utilization