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

Available to supervise Higher Degree by Research students

1986 …2020
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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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estuary Earth & Environmental Sciences
evaporation Earth & Environmental Sciences
plume Earth & Environmental Sciences
lake Earth & Environmental Sciences
benthic boundary layer Earth & Environmental Sciences
Water Engineering & Materials Science
Breakwaters Engineering & Materials Science
gold Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2017 2020

Urban Stormwater Research: Lake Tuggeranong and Urban Ponds

DYER, F., FOSTER, S., THOMPSON, R., LEMCKERT, C., SHERMAN, B., Lawrence, I. & Bray, J.


Project: OtherResearch

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

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


Project: OtherResearch

Research Output 1986 2019

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

Thermal conductivity
thermal conductivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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
bottom current

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

Sea level

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