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Shawn W.

Mathematical physicist

Mathematical physicist

$60/hour

  • 102 hours tutoring

  • Lynn Haven, FL 32444

About Shawn


Bio

In the last seven years I have professionally taught astronomy, calculus, calculus-based physics and privately tutored for physics topics such as algebra, electromagnetism and classical and quantum mechanics. I also have graduate experience in education research and a Ph.D. in physics.

I prefer tutoring more advanced courses, such as calculus, differential equations, linear algebra and physics and helping others develop an appreciation for them as well. Advanced courses are broadly...

In the last seven years I have professionally taught astronomy, calculus, calculus-based physics and privately tutored for physics topics such as algebra, electromagnetism and classical and quantum mechanics. I also have graduate experience in education research and a Ph.D. in physics.

I prefer tutoring more advanced courses, such as calculus, differential equations, linear algebra and physics and helping others develop an appreciation for them as well. Advanced courses are broadly connected with other subjects, which adds to their difficulty but also to their power. And, in my experience, understanding these connections helps to visualize and interpret each assignment. Accordingly, I focus on conceptual understanding over drill-and-kill.

I can typically meet on short notice and have a 12-hour cancellation policy. I am flexible to meet at different locations and advise that the student suggests a meeting location that is sufficiently quiet and that they are comfortable with. However, I regularly hold sessions at the Harold Washington library.

I hope to earn your business and hope that we can learn from each other.


Education

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
Astrophysics
Florida Atlantic University
PhD

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 0 miles of Lynn Haven, FL 32444
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 12/22/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Ph.D. in gravitational/mathematical physics and specifically in analysis on differentiable manifolds and systems of partial differential equations. I have also professionally taught for Calculus II at the collegiate level. Officially, the courses that I've taken involving calculus include Calculus I-II, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Boundary Value Problems and graduate Mathematics for Physicists.
Physics

Physics

My Ph.D. is in Physics. I have also professionally taught Physics I and II at the collegiate level. I have also privately tutored more advanced course (which build on the topics from a typical physics course) such as Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Thermodynamics.

Math

Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Ph.D. in gravitational/mathematical physics and specifically in analysis on differentiable manifolds and systems of partial differential equations. I have also professionally taught for Calculus II at the collegiate level. Officially, the courses that I've taken involving calculus include Calculus I-II, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Boundary Value Problems and graduate Mathematics for Physicists.
Differential Equations,

Differential Equations

I have a Ph.D. in physics and specifically in mathematical and gravitational physics for which I commonly employ differential geometry. Newton's and Schrodinger's equations are second-order differential equations which we use to analyze classical and quantum systems. We commonly employ Fourier transformations to analyze quantum systems.
Linear Algebra,

Linear Algebra

I have a Ph.D. in physics and as an undergraduate I took linear algebra/differential equations. Additionally, linear algebra is required for quantum mechanics and symplectic methods in classical mechanics. Whenever I lecture physics, professionally, I ensure to emphasize vectors, their applications and systems of equations.
Physics

Physics

My Ph.D. is in Physics. I have also professionally taught Physics I and II at the collegiate level. I have also privately tutored more advanced course (which build on the topics from a typical physics course) such as Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Thermodynamics.

Most Popular

Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Ph.D. in gravitational/mathematical physics and specifically in analysis on differentiable manifolds and systems of partial differential equations. I have also professionally taught for Calculus II at the collegiate level. Officially, the courses that I've taken involving calculus include Calculus I-II, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Boundary Value Problems and graduate Mathematics for Physicists.
Physics

Physics

My Ph.D. is in Physics. I have also professionally taught Physics I and II at the collegiate level. I have also privately tutored more advanced course (which build on the topics from a typical physics course) such as Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Thermodynamics.

Science

Astronomy,

Astronomy

I have a B.S. in Space Sciences/Astronomy and Astrophysics and a Ph.D. in gravitational physics. I have professionally taught astronomy at the collegiate level and am an avid sky enthusiast. I have also designed assessment for the astronomy portion of Science Olympiad in south Florida
Physics

Physics

My Ph.D. is in Physics. I have also professionally taught Physics I and II at the collegiate level. I have also privately tutored more advanced course (which build on the topics from a typical physics course) such as Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Thermodynamics.

Summer

Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Ph.D. in gravitational/mathematical physics and specifically in analysis on differentiable manifolds and systems of partial differential equations. I have also professionally taught for Calculus II at the collegiate level. Officially, the courses that I've taken involving calculus include Calculus I-II, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Boundary Value Problems and graduate Mathematics for Physicists.
Physics

Physics

My Ph.D. is in Physics. I have also professionally taught Physics I and II at the collegiate level. I have also privately tutored more advanced course (which build on the topics from a typical physics course) such as Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Thermodynamics.

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Great tutor

Excellent tutor, rapid email respond. He was very patient and he can explain complex subjects in a clear manner. Highly recommended!

Alejandro, 1 lesson with Shawn

Great tutor!

I used Shawn for a college 300 level physics mechanics course. He was the ideal tutor. He knew the material, explained it well, developed a learning strategy for me, and implemented it well. I'd definitely use Shawn again.

Jim, 19 lessons with Shawn
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$60/hour

Shawn W.

$60/hour

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Response time: 14 hours