Kimberly A. Warren, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Office : EPIC Building, Room 1161 
Phone: (704) 687-1237
Fax: (704) 687-0957
Email: kawarren@uncc.edu
Mailing Address:
UNC Charlotte,Civil Engineering Department
9201 University City Boulevard
EPIC Building, Room 3355 
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001


  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
  • M.S., North Carolina State University, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
  • B.S., Virginia Polytechnic University, Civil Engineering

Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Mechanics
  • Use of Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications
  • Engineering Education

Research Interests:

  • Innovative soil reinforcement and improvement techniques
  • Long term performance of geosynthetics in roadways, earth retaining structures, and embankments
  • Use of instrumentation  to monitor the field performance of civil engineering structures constructed with geosynthetic inclusions
  • Full scale field demonstrations of innovative technologies
  • Laboratory testing and performance evaluation of geosynthetic materials
  • Use of innovative materials and techniques to optimize design and minimize construction costs and long term maintenance costs
  • Integration and assessment of innovations and active learning techniques in the engineering classroom