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Shawn K.

Physics PhD tutor- Math and Science

Chicago, IL (60657)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$72.00
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I graduated from the University of Chicago with a PhD in physics in 2011, specializing in experimental particle physics. My background in teaching includes being a teaching assistant (TA) teaching basic 1st year undergraduate physics. However, my expertise involves various fields.

Physics:
My education in physics includes subjects typically taught at an advanced (AP) high school and undergraduate level. These include: classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and quantum mechanics.

Mathematics:
Mathematics education includes calculus at the undergraduate level: both single and multi-variate, pre-calculus, trigonometry, and algebra. These subjects are a necessary foundation for physics. For example, the calculus of vector fields is necessary to understand how electric and magnetic fields behave.

Astronomy:
My undergraduate degrees are in both physics and astronomy; I graduate from the University of Maryland (College Park) with degrees in both subjects.

Probability and statistics:
Particle physics research is mostly statistical data analysis. Thus, I am thoroughly versed in statistics topics such as fitting, chi-square testing, and hypothesis testing.

Finance:
After completing my PhD, I worked for two years at a hedge fund in Chicago. Here my work experience was with mostly linear regression and time-series analysis. In addition, I became family with basic options mathematics.

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Shawn’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Astronomy, Physics
Business:
Economics, Finance
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Economics, Finance, Statistics

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Education

University of Maryland (Physics)

University of Chicago (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $72.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

My hourly rate is $72/hr and negotiable to a degree if a student is willing to agree to multiple sessions.

Travel policy

Shawn will travel within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60657.

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