Brett Tempest is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research and academic expertise is in waste-sourced construction materials, sustainable design strategies and engineering for developing areas. Each of these areas is linked through its goal of providing greater resiliency in the design and provision of infrastructure systems locally and internationally. He completed his undergraduate degree in International Studies at UNC Chapel Hill and graduate degrees in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure and Environmental Systems at UNC Charlotte. Dr. Tempest is an avid gardener and novice bee keeper.

 

Education

  • Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Infrastructure and Environmental Systems, 2010
  • M.S.C.E. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Civil Engineering, 2007
  • B.S.C.E. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Civil Engineering, 2004
  • B.A. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, International Studies, 2001

 

Honors & Awards

  • William States Lee College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2008
  • William States Lee College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant, 2007
  • Nish Jamgotch Student Humanitarian Award, 2007M.I.T. Hugh Hampton Young Fellowship, 1986-1989

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • US Green Building Council

Brett Tempest

Brett Tempest, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223

 

Email:  bqtempest@uncc.edu
Phone:  704-687-1236
Office:  EPIC 3327