421 Avenue A
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Cell (321) 698-5964
Diving: Certified scuba diver, working on advanced certification.
Lab Research: Worked in Environmental Engineering Lab, University
of South Florida and Ocean Engineering Lab, Florida Institute of Technology.
February 2003- Present: Surf Instructor
Absolute Water Sports, Sebastian Inlet, FL.
Private instruction for beginners interested in surfing.
Supervisor: Ted Shepherd (772) 321-6963
January 2003- Present: Student assistant
Ocean Engineering Lab, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.
Instrumentation maintenance, wave data collection and processing for Sebastian Inlet District, Martin, and Stuart Counties.
Supervisor: Dr. Harris, P.E. (321) 674-8096
150 West University Blvd
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
January 2001- August 2002 : Researcher
Environmental Engineering Lab, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
Instrument calibration and initial experimentation on the potential for CarbsorbÔ materials to be used in storm water treatment.
Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Smith, P.E. (813) 974-3352
4202 East Fowler Ave, ENC2200
Tampa, FL 33620-5350
August 2002- Present: Florida Institute of Technology
Ocean Engineering. Masters in progress
Courses include: Coastal Processes, Wave Dynamics, Coastal Structures, Bathymetry, Port and Harbor, and Corrosion.
August 2001- July 2001: University of South Florida, FL
Civil Engineering. Non degree seeking
Courses include: Statics, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Fluids, Materials, and Structures.
August 1998- May 2001: New College, Sarasota, FL.
Natural Sciences major. Bachelor of Arts degree.
Courses include Calculus III, Physics II, Coral Reef Ecology, Organic I, and Organismic Biology.
August 1996- May 1998: Pasco-Hernando Community College, Brooksville, FL.
Liberal Arts. Completed an Associate of Arts degree.
Courses included Intro Oceanography, Intro Chemistry, Intro Biology, and Applied Statistics.
April 2003- June 2003
Checked the Coastal Engineering Manual, Fundamentals of Design chapter VI part 7 for mathematical errors.
January 2001- May 2001
Senior thesis: The Effects of Environment on Artificial Reefs in Sarasota Bay,
Florida. Five Bay BallÒ reef sites were selected and various environmental factors such as: turbidity, sedimentation, fouling coverage, etc, were monitored for several months.
June 2000- July 2000
Institute of Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Field Methods in Coral Reef Ecology, conducted research study on Peterson Cleaner shrimp describing and documenting their behavior.