Leslie Mooyaart


L.F. (Leslie) Mooyaart is a PhD candidate at Delft University since March 2021. Furthermore, he works part-time at Rijkswaterstaat (Road and hydraulic infrastructure department of Dutch Ministry). Previously, he has worked for ten years as a hydraulic engineer at Royal HaskoningDHV, who he still liaises with. 

His PhD topic is about storm surge barriers. His research objective is to develop a methodology to improve the performance of these barriers to compensate for climate change effects, coastal development and subsidence. 

Educational activities

•    CIE5314 – Flood Defences (assistance)
•    CIE4130 – Probabilistic Design (assistance)


Mooyaart L.F., Jonkman S.N. (2017) Overview and design considerations of storm surge. ASCE Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering Vol. 143 Issue 4

Leslie Mooyaart

PhD Candidate

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