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Brian C.

Advanced Math and Science Tutor

Hicksville, NY (11801)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$75.00
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I'm a graduate from an Ivy League college with a degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in electrical engineering. Even though, aside from when I worked at a teaching assistant while getting my masters in mechanical engineering, I don't have teaching background, I have always enjoyed tutoring because I enjoy learning and believe that it's an important skill for life. I primarily tutor high school math and science (physics and chemistry), but I have also tutored college level math (calculus, statistics), mechanical engineering (thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer) and computer science.

The thing that makes a little different from most tutors is that I only do this on the side. Despite over ten years of experience tutoring, I've always kept tutoring as a part-time thing with a limited number of students. I prefer it this way so I can get to know my pupils better. In addition, this arrangement means that I usually have enough free time to be flexible in case the student needs an extra session for a test or midterms, or has to reschedule because of conflicts.

My hourly rate is a little on the high side but depending on the proximity of location and time of day, the rate can be adjusted down.

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Brian’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Science, Physics
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, ASVAB, GRE, MCAT, Regents, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Statistics

Electrical Engineering

I have minored in electrical engineering while getting my degree in mechanical engineering. I also worked for three years as a research assistant doing signal and data analysis for a professor of electrical engineering.

I can help with second-year analog circuits and digital logic, along with their related lab classes. I can also help with discrete math and computer architecture classes.

I have basic level exerience with EAGLE CAD circuit board layout software.

Mechanical Engineering

I have a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with a concentration in vehicle engineering and minor in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering with a concentration in thermofluids from Stony Brook University.

On the academic side I have tutored college students in calculus, statics, physics, chemistry, thermodynamics and computer science (Java and Matlab). When I was at Stony Brook, I was a teaching assistant for a system dynamics class and for senior lab where I worked with students on their wind tunnel experiments.

On the professional side, I'm familiar with many computer-aided design programs, but I am most proficient with ProEngineer Wildfire/Creo. For finite element analysis, I am experienced with ANSYS and ProMechanica. I also have a lot of experience with Matlab for data analysis.

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Education

Cornell University

Stony Brook University (Master's)

Columbia University (Other)

Very helpful Brian C. was very helpful. He was able to engage a student who was not happy doing math, let alone having a tutor. ...

— Ann from Hicksville, NY on 6/10/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rates may be adjusted depending on subject tutored and distance traveled.

Travel policy

Brian will travel within 10 miles of Hicksville, NY 11801.

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