GUE Instructor resumé

Alberto Nava

Alberto Nava
4680 Peninsula Point Dr
Seaside, CA 93955

Phone: 650-8630913
Mobile phone: 650-8630913
Email: betonavab@gmail.com

Professional

  • Principal Engineer, Espial, 2002-present
  • Senior Engineer, nCUBE, 1996-2001
  • Scuba Instructor, Wallins Dive Center, 1997-2004
  • Scuba Instructor, AquanSports, 2005-2007

Education

  • B.A., 1990, Computer Science, Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela
  • Master, 1992, Computer Science, Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela

Diving Qualifications

  • Fundamentals Instructor GUE
  • Technical Instructor GUE
  • Open Water Instructor SSI, IANTD, TDI (Inactive)
  • Technical Instructor IANTD, TDI (Inactive)
  • O2 Provider Instructor DAN (Inactive)
  • Trimix Diver GUE, IANTD, TDI
  • Cave Diver NSS-CDS, CDAA

Diving Experience

  • 18 years of diving
  • 1800+ logged dives
  • 200+ cave dives
  • 120+ cave dives using stage diving techniques
  • 1000+ cold water dives
  • 400+ dives using stage decompression techniques
  • 400+ dives using specially mixed gases
  • 200+ dives using DPVs
  • Longest Cave Penetration -15,500 ft
  • Longest Dive - 360 min

Community Involvement

  • Nohoch Nah Chich Project ( Dec/1998 )
  • Nohoch Nah Chich Project ( Dec/2001 )
  • EJPP Project (Sept/ 2003)
  • EJPP Project (Sept/ 2004)
  • EJPP Project (May/2005)
  • EJPP Project (Oct/2006)
  • MCEP Project (Nov/2006)
  • PET Jan 2007
  • PET March 2007
  • PET May 2007
  • PET Oct 2007
  • PET March 2008
  • PET June 2008
  • PET Dec 2008
  • DSV California Diving (2004)
  • BAUE E3 Project (Feb/2003)
  • BAUE Big Sur Project (2004)
  • BAUE Barge 2006
  • BAUE Great Pinnacle 2007
  • BAUE Thumbs Up 2008
  • BAUE Point Lobos Mapping 2010
  • GUE Conference 2008
  • GUE Conference 2010
  • GUE Conference 2012

Special interests

  • Exploring and mapping Carmel/Monterey Pinnacles
  • Mexican Cave Diving
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball

Publications

  • Underwater Mapping of Point Lobos State Reserve, A. Nava, Quest 5.3
  • A Quest for Saving Those Memories: Part I, A. Nava, Quest 6.4
  • Got My Video System... What’s Next?, A. Nava, Quest 7.1
  • The Barge Project: A First Step in BAUE’s Project Development Program, A. Nava & S. Bird, Quest 7.3
  • What's Up with GUE's Fundamentals Course?, A. Nava, Quest 8.2
  • Exploring Tamakas Ecological Park, A. Nava, Quest 8.4
  • How to Prepare for a Successful Tech 1 Class, S. Bird & A. Nava, Quest 9.3
  • Rissolo, D., P. Luna, A. Nava, A. Alvarez, F. Attolini, J C. Chatters, R Chavez Arce, and S. Meacham 2012 Recent Investigations in Hoyo Negro: A Submerged Late Pleistocene Cave Site in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Paper presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology 45th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, Baltimore, MD.

Languages

  • Spanish


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