Mauro Antonio Maza Chamorro, Ph.D.
Dr Mauro Maza is Associate Professor at the Universidad Tecnológica de Bolivar (UTB), Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. He teaches courses of Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics, and Coastal Zone management. Dr. Maza received his Ph.D. in Marine Sciences from University of South Carolina, United States of America in 2011, his thesis work was "Inner shelf circulation off Cartagena de Indias, Caribbean coast of Colombia". He received his Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering at Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia in 1998. Dr. Maza has focused his work in the areas of coastal processes, physical oceanography and hydraulics. Science and Technology Management, research, teaching and consultancy are part of his professional background. He worked as Professor in the Physics Deparment of Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, from 2009 to 2013. He was the Manager of the Marine Science Program in the Colombian National Science Funding Agency-Colciencias in 2014. He was awarded a Fulbright – Colciencias Scholarship in 2003, and he was the recipient of the F. John Vernberg Publication award in recognition to outstanding Publication on 2006 by the Marine Science Program of University of South Carolina, with the paper "Subtidal inner shelf currents off Cartagena de Indias, Caribbean coast of Colombia".
Restrepo, J., Ortiz, J., Pierini, J., Schrottke, K., Maza, M., Otero, L., Aguirre, J., 2014. Freshwater discharge into the Caribbean Sea from the rivers of Northwestern South America (Colombia): Magnitude, variability and recent changes. Journal of Hydrology, Volume 509, 266-281
Maza, M. 2011. Inner shelf circulation off cartagena de indias, caribbean coast of colombia. Ph.D Dissertation document. University of South Carolina. ProQuest dissertations and Theses, Retrieved from http://gradworks.umi.com/34/88/3488382.html
Maza, M., G. Voulgaris, and B. Subrahmanyam. 2006. Subtidal inner shelf currents off Cartagena de Indias, Caribbean coast of Colombia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L21606, doi:10.1029/2006GL027324.