Charles J. Kibert

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
Professor Emeritus

BS, General Engineering, US Military Academy
MS, Nuclear Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida
Certificate in German, Goethe Institut, Schwäbish Hall, Germany

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning is mourning one of its own. Charles Kibert, a professor in the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management, passed away on January 25, 2021. We would like to offer our condolences to his family, friends, colleagues and current and past students. To learn more about Charles and his impact on our college, please click here.

Areas of research: Built environment climate change mitigation, carbon accounting and footprinting, application of blockchain for securing building performance data for carbon credit markets, building deconstruction and component reuse, construction waste reduction and recycling, assessment of green building materials, green building assessment and assessment standards, photovoltaic (PV) technologies, building integrated PV (BIPV), industrialized construction, workforce training for modular home factories, automation of industrialized construction factories, design of post-disaster module housing

Subjects taught: building integrated renewable energy systems, sustainable construction, green building design and delivery systems, construction ecology and metabolism, industrialized construction, leadership in construction, project management, value engineering, construction management, soils and foundations, construction techniques


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