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Lex Nielsen

Principal Consultant


Phone: +61 2 8456 7316

Office: Sydney

My Experience

  • BE, MEngSc, FIEAust, CPEng

Lex Nielsen has over 42 years of professional experience in all aspects of coastal and estuarine hydrodynamics, beach erosion, sediment transport, shoreline evolution, coastal zone management, structural analysis and design of coastal and maritime structures.

Lex’s role is as a Technical Director for all coastal engineering matters in the Australia East office. Projects have included breakwater design for major ports and harbours, foreshore revetments, bulkheads, dredging and reclamation review, maintenance dredging and spoil disposal, coastal zone management for local government instrumentalities and the preparation of climate change guidelines.

He discourses regularly in technical journals and presents at a range of technical meetings.


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My Expertise

  • Hydraulic analyses of river, coastal and estuary processes including numerical and physical modelling of short and long wave transformation, tidal discharges and sediment transport including dredging
  • Structural design and shoreline impacts of groynes, breakwaters and revetments
  • Structural analysis and design of maritime facilities
  • Erosion hazard assessments and coastal zone management
  • Wave climate, storm surge and coastal inundation assessments

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