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Darryl P.

Stewartsville, NJ

$50/hr

Experienced PhD Chemist

Usually responds in about 15 hours

Experienced PhD Chemist

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I am a chemist with teaching, tutoring and industry experience. I am a US citizen. I tutored other students in chemistry and physics while I was in undergraduate and graduate school. As an undergraduate I worked for the Veterans Administration and tutored veterans. I am a military veteran of the Vietnam era. I taught physical chemistry as a graduate student. My tutoring approach is to have the student self identify weaknesses and then focus on strengthening those areas of understanding rather than using a shotgun, lecture approach.

I had a post-doctoral position at Brookhaven National Labs on Long Island before entering industry. I have been involved as a chemist in the semiconductor industry for 25+ years developing various products used during manufacture of semiconductors. I have been granted 12 US patents. I developed and taught internal technology classes at two Fortune 500 chemical companies. I am a certified Zenger-Miller (now Achieve Global) facilitator. I have a BS in chemistry (with highest honors) from San Diego State University and a PhD in physical chemistry from The Ohio State University where I was a pre-doctoral fellow. I worked my way through undergraduate school while working several jobs and graduated with a 4.0. I was granted a full fellowship for graduate school. Only 2 graduate students in my incoming class of 200 qualified to bypass an MS and go directly for a PhD degree. I was one of those two.

I have authored or co-authored over 60 papers and have been an invited speaker at technical symposia in the US, Europe, and Asia. I have worked in semiconductor production facilities, starting at AT&T Bell Labs. I have been involved in seven start-up companies, four of which have been successful. I have developed equipment and consumable products for use during manufacture of semiconductor devices. I am a recognized expert in formulating cleaning products, surface preparation, and in use of corrosion inhibition technologies to prevent corrosion of metals.

Science:
Chemistry
Homeschool:
Chemistry

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Chemistry

I have degrees in chemistry and physical chemistry.

San Diego State University
Ohio State University
PhD

Education

San Diego State University

Ohio State University (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Darryl will travel within 35 miles of Stewartsville, NJ 08886.


About Darryl

I am a chemist with teaching, tutoring and industry experience. I am a US citizen. I tutored other students in chemistry and physics while I was in undergraduate and graduate school. As an undergraduate I worked for the Veterans Administration and tutored veterans. I am a military veteran of the Vietnam era. I taught physical chemistry as a graduate student. My tutoring approach is to have the student self identify weaknesses and then focus on strengthening those areas of understanding rather than using a shotgun, lecture approach.

I had a post-doctoral position at Brookhaven National Labs on Long Island before entering industry. I have been involved as a chemist in the semiconductor industry for 25+ years developing various products used during manufacture of semiconductors. I have been granted 12 US patents. I developed and taught internal technology classes at two Fortune 500 chemical companies. I am a certified Zenger-Miller (now Achieve Global) facilitator. I have a BS in chemistry (with highest honors) from San Diego State University and a PhD in physical chemistry from The Ohio State University where I was a pre-doctoral fellow. I worked my way through undergraduate school while working several jobs and graduated with a 4.0. I was granted a full fellowship for graduate school. Only 2 graduate students in my incoming class of 200 qualified to bypass an MS and go directly for a PhD degree. I was one of those two.

I have authored or co-authored over 60 papers and have been an invited speaker at technical symposia in the US, Europe, and Asia. I have worked in semiconductor production facilities, starting at AT&T Bell Labs. I have been involved in seven start-up companies, four of which have been successful. I have developed equipment and consumable products for use during manufacture of semiconductor devices. I am a recognized expert in formulating cleaning products, surface preparation, and in use of corrosion inhibition technologies to prevent corrosion of metals.

Education

San Diego State University
Ohio State University
PhD

Education

San Diego State University

Ohio State University (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Stewartsville, NJ 08886

Darryl’s Subjects

Science:
Chemistry
Homeschool:
Chemistry

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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