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Jim L.

Milpitas, CA

$50/hr

Semi-retired PhD tutoring Computer Science and Chinese

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Background check passed as of 7/15/13
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
43 Ratings
 
 
4hrs Response Time
Amazing.
— Abhisar, Newark, CA on 12/6/12

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Fudan University (Shanghai)
EE
Fudan University (Shanghai)
Master's
Northeastern University (Boston)
PhD

Education

Fudan University (Shanghai) (EE)

Fudan University (Shanghai) (Master's)

Northeastern University (Boston) (PhD)

About Jim

Hi, I am an experienced and motivated tutor. Born in China, I came to US and earned a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1994. I was a college instructor when in China, just love teaching and enjoy my students making progresses. After earning my PhD, I have worked in US computer software industry for more than 18 years. Having gone through all the high-tech booms and busts, now I am earlier and semi-retired, but still work as a college instructor and tutor helping others to become successful...

With my tutoring, you would just feel casual and fun, but your Computer/Chinese level(s) could be improved quickly. There is only one requirement to work with me which is your own motivation! If you want to move to the next level in these subjects, I can help and you will get it!

We can meet in public libraries, coffee shops, or at your own comfortable home. It is all flexible...
Hi, I am an experienced and motivated tutor. Born in China, I came to US and earned a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1994. I was a college instructor when in China, just love teaching and enjoy my students making progresses. After earning my PhD, I have worked in US Read more

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Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Milpitas, CA 95035
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Amazing."

- Abhisar, Newark, CA on 12/6/12

"Enthusiastic and Proactive"

- Alec, Santa Clara, CA on 6/8/13

"Great Tutor"

- Shamim, Palo Alto, CA on 3/8/13
Language:
Chinese

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C

C is my most frequently used and mastered language while working in the computer software industry for the past 18 years. It is one of my favorite computer languages. I received B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University (Shanghai), and Ph.D. from Northeastern University (Boston) with major in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

C++

C++ is my most frequently used and mastered language while working in the computer software industry for the past 18 years. I like it because it is more structured and object oriented. It is also one of my favorite computer languages.

I received B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University (Shanghai), and a Ph.D. from Northeastern University (Boston) with major in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

With years of experiences as a tutor at WyzAnt, I have received really good ratings. All my students like the way I am teaching because I am patient, flexible, and easily help them to solve their problems.

Chinese

Born in China with native standard Mandarin, I was a college teacher and taught many subjects, including helping foreigners to learn Chinese. I received a B.S. and M.S. in China, came to the USA about 23 years ago, earned a Ph.D. here, and have worked in hi-tech industry since then. Loving languages and teaching, I speak both Mandarin and English fluently.

Computer Engineering

I have been in the US computer industry for more than 18 years. I understand computer engineering very well. It is a discipline that integrates several fields of electrical engineering and computer science required to develop computer systems. I have received B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University (Shanghai), and Ph.D. from Northeastern University (Boston) with major in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Computer Programming

I have a B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University (Shanghai), and Ph.D. from Northeastern University (Boston) with major in Electrical and Computer Engineering. I also have more than 18 years of computer industry experiences writing software in C and C++.

Computer Science

I like to tutor the applied computer science fields such as computer architecture, computer image processing, computer vision, computer security and cryptography. I have done many research work in these fields and received some US patents. I have B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University (Shanghai), Ph.D. from Northeastern University (Boston) with major in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

General Computer

With strong background in Electrical and Computer Engineering, I can help you with any issues regarding to your daily use of computers and trouble shooting hardware and/or software problems.

Networking (Computer)

I had been working for a networking company for more than 10 years in which I designed and developed transport and switching products for optical networking. I am very familiar with how computer network works and various network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, ARP, OSPF, and IPSec. I also have accumulated solid knowledge about Ethernet, WLAN, and ZigBee.

Fudan University (Shanghai)
EE
Fudan University (Shanghai)
Master's
Northeastern University (Boston)
PhD

Education

Fudan University (Shanghai) (EE)

Fudan University (Shanghai) (Master's)

Northeastern University (Boston) (PhD)

Amazing. — Mr. Jim is an amazing tutor with so much knowledge. I am very grateful to have met him. He was very patient with me and very kind. He made sure by the end of our session that I have learned the material. I recommend him to anyone who wants tutoring. ...

— Abhisar, Newark, CA on 12/6/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jim will travel within 20 miles of Milpitas, CA 95035.

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