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My experience from some high school and college communities enable me to deal appropriately and to respond to the special needs of these children and adults.
I have over seven years of experience with young pupils and students both in voluntary teaching and private tutoring capacity. I have specifically provided tutoring services to some high school students with extreme cases of focus and attention deficits with severe sensitivity to distractions. Often, these distractions comes in the form of personal communication devices, laptops, and listening electronics.
The most these students have in common were extreme poor performance in highly abstract mathematics such as some parts in Calculus, Differential Equations, Statistics and Probability. I have addressed these learning differences through a combination of patience, more breaks during intervals, identifying most productive time for the student to learn or being flexible in time, being resourceful in student's inclination to use highly distractive devices and substitute these with productive programs related to the course. By adhering to structured expectations, most students find it convenient for them to work and learn with me.
My past industrial experience required and comprised writing codes in C and C++ programs particularly during the development of a new technology prior to production process. There were several options and varieties of programs that were available and one of them is C and C++ programs. For several years, I have gone to being a casual coding writer and debugger into user of numerical analyser that encapsulates among other things C and C++ programs.
One of the best applications I have implemented was the writing of codes based from a communications hardware that relayed to and from communications traffic either simultaneously or instantaneously linking response and response times hardware switching using embedded C++ programming both at the core hardware and at the interactive website whose server-side programming was also programmed as part of embedded protocols. This facilitated the efficient implementation of instant communications whether one is using land line, mobile, and other data communications. These works were implemented under the electrical contracting enterprise for both client-server interactive applications.
Part of the course in undergraduate mechanical engineering was completion of differential equations. First order and second order differential equations were rigorous. My graduate degree in Electrical Engineering required a strong differential equations background prior to taking Systems Equations. Systems Equations encompass rigorous applications of Laplace Transforms, Fourier Transforms, and Z-Tranforms where its applications are found mostly in Test and Measurement, Communications (filter designs), and many others. I have used these applications extensively in systems simulations and designs during my work as a senior engineer.
My Masters in Electrical Engineering degree focused with emphasis in the following courses:
Circuit Design and Analysis, Device Physics, Thin-Film Technology 1, 2, and 3, Fundamental Systems, Network Design, Laplace Transform, Fourier Transform, VLSI (Very-Large Scale Integrated Circuit) Design, Systems Engineering, Advanced Computer Architecture Design 1, 2, and 3.
In addition, I am proficient in both numerical analysis and simulation that include characterization in Signal Integrity, EMI/EMIC (Electromagnetic Interference), RF/Microwave, Thermal and Reliability.
Experience in linear algebra begins at the high school level to the graduate studies in electrical engineering. These topics included linear equations, determinants, matrices, orthogonal matrices, linear transformations, vectors, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, complex vector spaces, real inner product spaces, vector spaces with matrices, linear differential calculus.
In addition to the above academic experience at a high school and college level mathematics, advanced applied topics in graduate electrical engineering included my experience in the applications of linear systems to circuit analysis, linear and non-linear circuit analysis, Laplace transformation, Fourier transformation, fundamental systems, impulsive functions, analog-computer simulations, controllability and observability, Popov-Belevitch-Hautus tests, linear state-variable feedback, quadratic regulator theory for CT systems, compensator design, multivariable systems, general differential systems and polynomial matrix, and time-variant systems.
I hold a Mechanical Engineering degree. I also have 15 years combined experience in mechanical engineering from testing, research, and analysis to equipment operation in turbocharged diesels, turbo-generators, turbomachinery, voltage regulators, and many other rotating equipment.
Mechanical engineering courses I've completed and have had experience in industry and in teaching include:
Mechanics of Materials (Statics), Strength of Materials (Dynamics), Kinematics of Machine Elements, Machine Design, Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Design, Thermodynamics 1 and 2, Hydraulic Machinery, Climate Control Design (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration), Noise and Vibration Test and Analysis, Power Plant Design, Power Plant Process Design and Construction, Rapid-Part Manufacturing (RPM)
In addition, I am proficient in numerical analysis on Fluid Flow Dynamics, Shock and Vibration, Noise, Cavities and Creeps, Solder and Solder Mask, Fatigue and Cracking, Surface Flow, Reliability.
Unique experience in video production in that I combined several interactive motion and graphics input and output files into streaming video presentation. These files included 3D animation, 3D graphics, music dubbing while teaching at both elementary and middle school as part of the school's Photo Journalism and Electronic Arts course that I started as an after school program for the school for the last 3 years. This course provided students to learn both technical and symbolic representation of video captures, video editing, and video post-production used in Photo Journalism and Electronic Arts.
The video production mainly focuses on the educational applications platform where students learn the basics of using video equipment, processing tapes, data transfer, video edits, and programming integration to computers. Post video production provided students to compare technical requirements with that of the limitations of video equipment. It also enables students to refine post video files into professional photos based from captured videos extracted from frames per second films using photo editor.
While at an elementary and middle school, I started the Photo Journalism and Electronics Arts after school program providing opportunities to these elementary and middle school students partly the ability to design and develop basic website design using HTML Editor and HTML codes writing.