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Dr Guilherme Vieira da Silva


Guilherme Vieira da Silva

Research Fellow
Griffith Centre for Coastal Management
+61 (0)7 5552 9182 (Work)
G51 2.07, Gold Coast Campus

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Dr Guilherme Vieira da Silva is a Research Fellow at Griffith Centre for Coastal Management. At GCCM, Guilherme provides technical support for the City of Gold Coast on coastal processes and develops research on beach erosion, extreme events, analysis and optimization of coastal protection strategies. Guilherme has experience in collecting and processing oceanographic and meteorological data, programming, and numerical modelling. His research interests include impacts of extreme events on coastal environments, beach nourishment and sand management, sediment transport, headland sand bypassing, beach morphodynamics, inlet stability, coastal flooding, wave forces on structures and far-field dredge plume dispersion. Before join GCCM, Guilherme worked for 2.5 years in the numerical modelling group at CB&I Brazil (Chicago Bridge & Iron Brazil) where had the opportunity to work for major oil, gas and mining companies, ports and harbours as well as working in beach nourishments projects in Brazil, Canada and USA.


  • Member
    Griffith Centre for Coastal Management2016


  • Research Assistant
    Universidade do Vale do Itajai, Itajai, Brazil1 Oct 2009 - 1 Mar 2010


  • Numerical Modeller
    Chicago Bridge and Iron (United States), Numerical Modelling, Florianopolis, Brazil10 Apr 2012 - 10 Oct 2014


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul1 Jan 2012 - 1 Jan 2016
  • Master Of Science
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul1 Jan 2010 - 1 Jan 2012
  • BSc Bachelor of Science
    Universidade do Vale do Itajai1 Jan 2003 - 1 Jan 2009


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