Brett Tempest

Brett Tempest

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence, Associate Professor

Brett Tempest is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the William States Lee College of Engineering. 

His research is related to the development and performance evaluation of concrete and masonry construction materials, particularly from the standpoint of sustainability. This includes incorporating natural and recycled materials, improving durability, safety, and understanding the lifecycle of products from cradle to cradle. He is also active in engineering education research related to building student diversity and integrating service learning into the engineering curriculum.


  • Advanced Concrete Materials
  • Sustainable Design
  • Concrete Durability
  • Low Energy Construction Materials
  • Geopolymer Concretes