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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
for

Brett & Wolff LLC

DATE OF BIRTH

June 1, 1932

POSITION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

Special Projects Coordinator, Office for Sponsored Engineering Programs (OSEP), Part Time 

DEGREES

Ph.D., Geology, University of North Carolina, 1963 M.S., Geology, University of North Carolina, 1961 B.S., Geology, Oklahoma State University, 1953 

YEARS OF SERVICE ON THIS FACULTY AND POSITIONS HELD

32 Years, Original Appointment: Assistant Professor of Geology, 1966 Retired, June 30, 1996 Special Projects Coordinator, Office for Sponsored Engineering Programs, 1996- Director, Bureau of Engineering Research, 1994-1996 (Now OSEP) Associate Director, Bureau of Engineering Research, 1989-1994 Acting Director, The University of Alabama School of Mines and Energy Development, 1977-1981 Director, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, Dauphin Island, Alabama, (Dauphin Island Sea Lab) 1970-1973 Director, the University of Alabama Natural Resources Center, 1973-1989 Director, The University of Alabama Marine Science Program, 1969-1973 

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

Principal member, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), "Vehicular Alternative Fuels Committee," 1992-Present (NFPA Codes 52 & 57) Coordinator (with K. C. Midkiff), 1994 Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage International Symposium, The University of Alabama, November 14-15, 1994. Offshore Exploration Paleontologist, Humble Oil and Refining Company (Exxon, Corp.), New Orleans, LA, 1964-1966 Research Associate, Humble Oil and Refining Company (Exxon Corp.), Houston, TX, 1963-1964

PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS OF THE LAST TEN YEARS

Brett, C. E. "Fifteen Years Experience with LNG-fueled Heavy-duty Engines: Heavy-duty Natural Gas Vehicles, Engines and Fuel Supply," SAE TOPTEC, Costa Mesa, California, November 18-19, 1996.

Midkiff, K. C., Gelinas, K. R., and Brett, C. E. "Seasonal Thermal Storage in an Aquifer for Building Air Conditioning." Proceedings of the 1995 ASME/JSME/JSES International solar Energy conference, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, March 19-24, 1995, 13 pp. (presented orally).

Brett, C. E., and Midkiff, K. C. "Impediments to the Commercialization of ATES Technology in the United States." Proceedings of the 1994 Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage International Symposium, The University of Alabama, November 14-15, 1994, pp. 137-147 (presented orally).

Midkiff, K. C., and Brett, C. E. "Long-term Experience with an ATES-based Air Conditioning System." Proceedings of the 1994 Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage International Symposium, The University of Alabama, November 14-15, 1994, pp. 29-40 (presented orally).

Winters, A. L., Allison, F. S., Neville, J. A., Shea, C., and Brett, C. E. "Microbiology of a Chilled-Water Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage System (ATES) Operating at The University of Alabama Student Recreation Center." Proceedings of the 1994 Aquifer thermal Energy Storage International Symposium, The University of Alabama, November 14-15, 1994, pp. 171-181 (presented orally).

Brett, C. E., Bell, S. R., and Newman, F. L. "Natural Gas Crewboat Feasibility Study," BER Report, The University of Alabama, July 1994, for AMOCO Production Company, New Orleans, LA, 32 pp., Append., Illus.

Brett, C. E., Bell, S. R., Midkiff, K. C., and Parker, J. K. "Designing a Workboat for Operation on Natural Gas," Workboat Magazine, December, 1993, 9 pg. (Also presented orally at the International Workboat Show, New Orleans, LA, December, 1993.)

Brett, C. E., Bell, S. R., Midkiff, K. C., and Parker, J. K. "Natural Gas as a Fuel for Workboats," Proceedings, MarineLog International Convention, New Orleans, LA, November, 1993, 17 pg. (Also presented orally.)

Midkiff, K. C., Brett, C. E., Balaji, K., and Song, Y. K. "Long-Term Performance of an Air-Conditioning System Based on Seasonal Aquifer Chill Energy Storage," SAE paper no. 929049, presented at the Intersociety Energy conversion Engineering Conference, San Diego, August 3-7, 1992 and published in 27th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference Proceedings, vol. 4, pp. 4.49-4.54, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1992. Also published in Aquifer Thermal Energy (Heat and Chill) Storage, U.S. DOE/Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory, publication no. PNL-8381/UC-202, pp. 23-28, 1992.

Midkiff, K. C., Song, Y. K., and Brett, C. E. "Thermal Performance and Challenges of a Seasonal Chill Energy Storage Based Air-Conditioning System," Proceedings of the National Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., July 28-31, 1991.

Brett, C. E., Song, Y. K., Midkiff, K. C., and Schaetzle, W. J. "Operational Experience with a 150 Ton Air-Conditioning System Based on Aquifer Chill Energy Storage," Proceedings of the 9th Miami International Congress on Energy and Environment, December 11-13, 1990.

Brett, C. E., Bell, S. R., Midkiff, K. C., and Song, Y. K. "Experience Operating Medium Size 50-400 HP Diesels on Dual-Fuel," 1989 International Gas Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan, November 6-9, 1989.

Brett, C. E., Bell, S. R., Midkiff, K. C., and Raines, T. "LNG Shrimp Boat, The Natural Gas Vehicles Conference, Washington, D.C., September 20-22, 1989.

Brett, C. E., Acker, G. H., Bell, S. R., Midkiff, K. C. and Yeong, K. S. "Experience Using LNG as a Marine Engine Fuel", Marine Science Technology Journal, Vol. 23, No. 2, June 1989, pp. 33-39.

Brett, C. E., Bell, S. R., Midkiff, K. C. and Raines, T. "LNG for Replacement of Diesel Fuel", 16th Energy Technology Conference, Washington, D.C., February 28-March 2, 1989.

Brett, C. E., Acker, G. H., Schaetzle, W. J. and Song, Y. K. "Dual Fuel Development for an LNG Marine Engine", Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper Series, Earthmoving Industry Conference, Peoria, IL. April 12-14, 1988.

Brett, C. E., Acker, G. H., Schaetzle, W. J. and Song, Y. K. "LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a Fuel and Refrigerant for Diesel Powered Shrimp Boats", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Energy Sources Technology Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, January 10-14, 1988. "Experimental Shrimp Boat is a Gas", The Fish Boat, January 1988, pp. 14-15.

Brett, C. E., Acker, G.H., Schaetzle, W. J. and Song, Y. K. "Evaluating LNG As a Fuel for Diesel Shrimp Boats", American Society of Civil Engineers, Fifth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean Management, Coastal Zone 87' Vol. 2, Seattle, WA, May 26-29, 1987, pp. 2126-2133.

Brett, C. E. and Schaetzle, W. J. "Medium-sized Dual-fuel Diesels and Fuel Systems for Marine Propulsion and Refrigeration", The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, San Diego, CA, April 11, 1987.

Song, Y. K., Acker, G. H., Schaetzle, W. J. and Brett, C. E. "Knock Limitations of Methane-Air Mixtures in a Turbocharged Dual-fuel Engine" Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper Series, Earth-moving Industry Conference, Peoria, ILL, April 7-9, 1987.

SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

Society of Automotive Engineers (marine representative)
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
American Society of Naval Engineers
Vehicular Alternative Fuels Committee, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA, marine representative)
Canvassee for the American National Standard for Compressed NGV Fueling Connection Devices
Alabama Geological Society Alabama
Water Quality Association
Alabama Water Resources Association
Alabama Resources Development Committee
Alabama Environmental Quality Association
American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Energy & Minerals and Environmental Geology Divisions
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies
Gulf Coast Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists
Greater Tuscaloosa Chamber of Commerce
International Ground Source Heat Pump Association
New Orleans Geological Society
Universities Council for Water Resources Research Sigma XI 

ADDRESS
C. Everett Brett Ph.D., P.G.
Brett & Wolff LLC
1118 Canyon Road North
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35406-2110

Mailing Address:
PO Box 484
Northport, Alabama 35476
Tel/Fax: 205-759-5767
Email: ebrett@brettandwolffllc.com

Also
Special Projects Coordinator Office for
Sponsored Engineering Programs College of Engineering
Box 870201 7th Avenue, 106 Bevill Building
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0201
Tel: 205-348-1572 Fax: 205-348-9455
Email: ebrett@coe.eng.ua.edu

 

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