Coraggio Maglio

421 Avenue A

Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Home (321)722-5810

Cell (321) 698-5964



Skills Summary

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.


Work Experience


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 Carbsorb 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.


Special Projects:


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 Ball 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.