Charles Lemckert

Head of School, Design and the Built Environment, Head, Built Environment Research and Innovation Group, Professor of Building and Construction Management

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1986 …2020

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Personal profile


Charles Lemckert is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia in the College of Civil Engineering and a member of the Australian Institution of Building. 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, along with bulding and construction management. 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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Urban Stormwater Research: Lake Tuggeranong and Urban Ponds

Dyer, F., Foster, S., Thompson, R., Lemckert, C., Sherman, B., Lawrence, I. & Bray, J.


Project: Other

Assessing the Risk of oligomictic conditions in sub-tropical water supply lakes-via UQ

Lemckert, C., Gibbes, B., Boehrer, B. & Grinham, A.


Project: Other

Research Output

Apparent thermal conductivity of photoluminescent C-dot nanofluid

Vatani, A., Woodfield, P. L., Kim, T. H., Lemckert, C., Li, Q. & Dao, D., 15 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 286, p. 1-5 5 p., 110948.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Bottom Currents Affect Spanner Crab Catch Rates in Southern Queensland, Australia

    Spencer, D. M., Brown, I. W., Doubell, M. J., McGarvey, R., Lee, S. Y. & Lemckert, C. J., Jun 2019, In : Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 11, 3, p. 248-257 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    2 Downloads (Pure)

    Carbon stocks and sequestration of stormwater bioretention/biofiltration basins

    Kavehei, E., Jenkins, G., LEMCKERT, C. & Adame, M., Nov 2019, In : Ecological Engineering. 138, p. 227-236 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Effect of Sea Level Rise on the Wave Overtopping Rate at Berm Breakwater

    Pillai, K., Lemckert, C., Etemad-Shahidi, A., Cappietti, L. & Sigurdarson, S., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering. 145, 5, p. 1-15 15 p., 04019019.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle