Name: Dr. Chay  Montemayor
Department: Civil Engineering Technology
Title: Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology
Office Location:
Advanced Tech Center, 5116
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6892
Fax Number: 704.330.6276
Email Address:
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Office Hours:

August 15 - December 4, 2019
M 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, TTh 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, or by appointment
Educational Background:
PhD, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), 2003, University of South Carolina
Dissertation topic: Determination of Strains in Cyclic Triaxial Tests Using Digital Image Correlation

MS, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), 1995, University of South Carolina;
Thesis topic: Strain Controlled Testing for Subgrade Resilient Modulus

BS, Mechanical Engineering, 1977, Cornell University
Educational Experience:
Courses taught at Central Piedmont Community College:

CEG 111 - Introduction to GIS and GNSS
CEG 115 - Introduction to Technology and Sustainability
CEG 210 - Construction Materials and Methods
CEG 211 - Hydrology and Erosion Control
CEG 212 - Introduction to Environmental Technology
CEG 235 - Project Management and Estimating
CIV 110 - Statics and Strength of Materials
CIV 111 - Soils and Foundations
CIV 210 - Engineering Materials
CIV 211 - Hydraulics and Hydrology
CIV 220 - Basic Structural Concepts
CIV 221 - Steel and Timber Design
CIV 222 - Reinforced Concrete
CIV 230 - Construction Estimating
CIV 240 - Project Management
CIV 250 - Civil Engr. Tech. Project
EGR 115 - Introduction to Technology
EGR 150 - Introduction to Engineering
EGR 220 - Engineering Statics
EGR 228 - Introduction to Solid Mechanics
EGR 250 - Statics and Strength of Materials
MEC 250 - Statics and Strength of Materials

Program Chair Civil Engineering Technology, Central Piedmont Community College, Fall 2009 - Spring 2012

Adjunct Instructor, Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC

Soil Mechanics Lab Instructor, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Ray, Richard and Montemayor, Eleazar (2005).  “Displacement Measurements for Cyclic Triaxial Tests Using Digital Image Correlation,” GeoFrontiers 2005, Austin, Texas, January 24th through 26th, 2005.

Montemayor, E. and Ray, R. P. (2001). “Strain-controlled Testing for Subgrade Resilient Modulus,” XVth International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, August 27th through 31st, 2001, 6.1/36.
Other Information:
4 years living and working in Korea
9 years as Professional Ski Instructor
11 years in Nuclear Power Industry
20 years as self-employed contractor
Undergraduate work as a Mechanical Engineer with a major in Power Engineering
First construction job (as an illegally employed minor) was reinforcing a foundation to convert a barn into a display room for a cemetery/crematorium

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