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Robert F.

Miami, FL

$60/hour

A Retired Professor to Tutor Math and Physics

5.0 average from 1 ratings
Wonderful Tutor/Affable Personality
— Art, Cambridge, MA on 1/13/15

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Columbia
Physics and Math
New York University
PhD

Education

Columbia (Physics and Math)

New York University (PhD)

About Robert

I am a retired professor of finance who enjoys tutoring grades six through college in mathematics and physics. I particularly enjoy figuring out how to present topics in ways that meet the needs of particular students. I like to see the “light bulb go off." I have tutored or been a teacher for over ten years.

I started off in college as a physics major, with a minor in math, but switched to investment management after one year of graduate school. I worked for many years in the investment management business, mostly figuring out how to apply mathematics and computers to investing, but also teaching investment professionals about quantitative investment concepts. Later, I taught undergraduate and graduate finance at Fordham University and other schools.

I have been an associate editor of several professional journals, including the financial analysts journal and the Journal of Investment Management. I have a Ph.D. in finance and economics from NYU. I have published over 50 papers in professional and academic journals.
I am a retired professor of finance who enjoys tutoring grades six through college in mathematics and physics. I particularly enjoy figuring out how to present topics Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Hourly rate is for 60 minute hour. No charge for occasional short telephone consultations. No travel charge for travel under five miles.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33133
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"Wonderful Tutor/Affable Personality"

- Art, Cambridge, MA on 1/13/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Econometrics,
Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
Economics, Finance,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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Econometrics

I took an econometrics course while earning my Ph.D in Finance. I also used econometrics in my professional work.

Finance

I have tutored subjects that include mathematics (grades 4 to college), statistics (high school and college), physics (high school and college), finance, and economics. Schools students attend include Ransom Everglades Preparatory, Gulliver Academy, Gulliver Preparatory, St. Luis Covenant School, Pinecrest Elementary, Cushman Academy, University of Miami, Columbia University, and Fordham University.

Fordham University Graduate School Of Business, Associate Professor of Finance.

Columbia University School of Business, Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance.

Saint Peter’s College, Professor of Economics and Finance.

Barry University, Adjunct Lecturer in Finance.

Linear Algebra

I have a Ph.D. in Finance, and majored in Physics and Mathematics at the undergraduate level. I have used linear algebra professionally for many years, and have published many papers in academic and professional journals that used linear algebra to solve investment related problems.

Columbia
Physics and Math
New York University
PhD

Education

Columbia (Physics and Math)

New York University (PhD)

Wonderful Tutor/Affable Personality — Robert teaches tackling complicated problem sets and multi-layered applications in a manner that promotes accessibility and comprehension. He has a very kind demeanor, and his passion for math is both engaging and refreshing to experience. This is somebody who really enjoys teaching math. As you can imagine, genuinely enjoying your work is a sterling quality for a tutor of any subject to possess. ...

— Art, Cambridge, MA on 1/13/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Hourly rate is for 60 minute hour. No charge for occasional short telephone consultations. No travel charge for travel under five miles.

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33133.