Professor of Engineering and Head of School - School of Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics

Available to supervise Higher Degree by Research students

1986 …2019
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Charles Lemckert is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia in the College of Civil Engineering. He has over 25 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has developed a number of innovative teaching strategies and was the project leader in developing an innovative real-time Internet mediated laboratory experimental program, which now forms an integral part of many educational programs.

Charles’ research interests are based around water and coastal engineering with a growing interest and activity in water sensitive urban design. In particular, he is involved in multi-disciplinary projects aimed at solving complex water related problems. Charles also engages in science and engineering research activities aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Western Australia

Master, University of Sydney

Bachelor, University of Sydney

External positions

Adjunct Professor, Griffith Centre for Coastal management, Griffith University Queensland

2017 → …

Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Queensland

2013 → …

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estuary Earth & Environmental Sciences
plume Earth & Environmental Sciences
benthic boundary layer Earth & Environmental Sciences
lake Earth & Environmental Sciences
gold Earth & Environmental Sciences
pond Earth & Environmental Sciences
evaporation Earth & Environmental Sciences
drifter Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1986 2019

Bottom boundary layer cooling and wind-driven upwelling enhance the catchability of spanner crab (Ranina ranina) in South-East Queensland, Australia

Spencer, D. M., Brown, I. W., Doubell, M. J., Brown, C. J., Redondo Rodriguez, A., Lee, S. Y., Zhang, H. & Lemckert, C. J., 1 May 2019, In : Fisheries Oceanography. 28, 3, p. 317-326 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

benthic boundary layer

Wave run-up on bermed coastal structures

Pillai, K., Etemad-Shahidi, A. & Lemckert, C., 1 May 2019, In : Applied Ocean Research. 86, p. 188-194 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety factor
Sea level
2 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon sequestration potential for mitigating the carbon footprint of green stormwater infrastructure

Kavehei, E., Jenkins, G. A., Adame, M. F. & Lemckert, C., 1 Oct 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 94, p. 1179-1191 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbon footprint

How to optimize maturation ponds for optimal pathogen reduction

Stratton, H., Sheludchenko, M., Padovan, A., LEMCKERT, C., Xie, J., Beaudequin, D. & Roiko, A., Mar 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Poster


Investigating Circulation in the Vanuatu Archipelago to Improve Understanding of the Impacts of Climate Change

Lee, S. B., LEMCKERT, C. & Tomlinson, R., 2018, p. 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Poster

Open Access
climate change
terrestrial ecosystem
marine ecosystem