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University of NotreDame (Aerospace Engineerin)
Georgia Tech (Master's)
Stanford University (PhD)
I am a recently retired professor. I taught in the engineering department of a small campus for 20 years, and enjoy helping students to succeed. In addition, I spent several years helping students to prepare for the GED, so I have worked with a wide variety of students, with different backgrounds, life circumstances and talent.
The subjects I teach can be challenging, and I've consistently seen that the students who seek help outside of class benefit from it. Classroom learning has its limitations, and I enjoy working with students one- on- one, allowing us to work at the individual's pace and to tailor the learning to the student's particular needs.
I enjoy math and science, and try to convey my enthusiasm to students. I know that these subjects can seem intimidating. My goal as a tutor is to try to remove the mystery from the subjects and show their practical uses.
I'd be happy to discus your individual needs. Our goal is your success. Hello,
I am a recently retired professor. I taught in the engineering department of a small campus for 20 years, and enjoy helping students to succeed. In addition, I spent several years helping students to prepare for the GED, so I have worked with a wide variety of students, with… Read more
Very knowledgeable tutor. Helped me throughout my summer session for Statistics and I improved with every test score. He knows all of the concepts thoroughly and explains them step by step. I'd recommend him to anyone.
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I have studied ordinary differential equations as an undergraduate, and partial differential equations in graduate school in mechanical engineering. In my career as an engineer and the past 20 years as a professor in mechanical engineering, I have used differential equations extensively in subjects such as dynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer. In addition to solving them in closed form, I am also experienced in computational solutions.
I received a PhD in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. For the past 20 years, I have been a Professor of mechanical engineering at the California Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University. I retired in August 2013, but continue to teach part-time there. Prior to becoming a professor, I worked for several years for the U.S. Navy and for Lockheed-Martin.
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