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Nikolay M.

A skill to study with a passion to knowledge can get one anywhere

A skill to study with a passion to knowledge can get one anywhere

$100/hour

  • 960 hours tutoring

  • Boise, ID 83701

About Nikolay


Bio

I have a passion in sharing the knowledge and helping others to master new concepts. I am a full-time professional engineer for the last 6 years after graduating from the PhD Program in Chemistry at Rice University. In graduate school I had a lot of experience working as Teaching Assistant, Discussion Leader and Problem Solving Session Leader. I will be more than happy to help others to get on track with their education and to prepare them to face new academic and professional...

I have a passion in sharing the knowledge and helping others to master new concepts. I am a full-time professional engineer for the last 6 years after graduating from the PhD Program in Chemistry at Rice University. In graduate school I had a lot of experience working as Teaching Assistant, Discussion Leader and Problem Solving Session Leader. I will be more than happy to help others to get on track with their education and to prepare them to face new academic and professional challenges.

I have been through multiple difficult math and physics classes myself and have a complete understanding of their challenges. The best teachers I ever had always encouraged the independent thinking and developed a diversity of methods to solve problems. The most important skill for a teacher is not to be able to present a solution for a problem or repeat the textbook knowledge, but to be able to reflect to himself the student's point of view and to see the problem with the student's eyes.

Individual guidance through the field of study is the key for the profound understanding of any complex subject, it encourages a student to go above and beyond in their studies and teaches the best skill one can learn - a skill to self-study.


Education

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)
Chemistry
Rice University
Masters
Rice University
PhD

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  • Hourly Rate: $100
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Subjects

Art

Adobe Illustrator

Business

Project Management,

Project Management

I am a certified PMP exceeding the target knowledge in multiple areas on the Project Management by PMI.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

C,

C

I have been mastering C for many years starting from DOS Platforms (Quick C, Turbo C, Borland C) to more advanced ones on Unix (GCC/GCC+) and Windows (Visual C, C++ Builder). I also have to offer a deep understanding of the computer architecture and techniques of creating fast and efficient code from basic computations to complex databases and multithreaded applications.
C++,

C++

I have experience with multiple GCC+/C++ Builder/Visual C++ creating 100% portable C++ code, with custom namespaces and complex class hierarchies using C++/STL for DOS/Windows/Unix. I learned it from Bjarne Stroustrup's classic book and I can help to learn best C++ practices and to get a student on the track to mastering C++.
JQuery,

JQuery

As an experienced developer I have been using JQuery as the frontend in the several last projects to build a rich UI based on HTML and CSS. In addition to JQuery I would like to offer deep understanding of Web technologies from the lowest levels to the most abstract ones.
Linux,

Linux

I had a vast Unix/Linux experience in the grad school research environment. I have successfully taught Linux through WyzAnt.
MATLAB,

MATLAB

I have a lot on hands-on MATLAB experience from my grad school and professional career. From complex matrix/array manipulations, to handling equipment-specific binary data, to 3D-modeling and animations, building GUI. I am a full-time professional engineer for the last 6 years after graduating from the PhD Program in Chemistry at Rice University. I will be happy to share my knowledge and experience.
Networking (Computer),

Networking (Computer)

I have successfully passed a Hurricane Electric certification for IPv6, which involves both, theoretical knowledge and a practical setup of IPv6 services. This is only an addition to the vast IPv4 networking experience I gained over the years.
Perl,

Perl

I have recently responded to an urgent Perl tutoring request, successfully taught a session, and a student is asking when I am available this Saturday in case he has questions. In general I have a lot experience with programming languages. PERL was one of the first I learned on Unix many years ago.
Python,

Python

I am using Python very intensively at work, using many advanced specific techniques such as list comprehensions. Beside the common library features I am also experienced with lambda-functions, classes, and module development.
UNIX,

UNIX

I have recently taught a Linux class, but I also have a vast Unix experience running FreeBSD servers, including the one at home, which powers my personal IPv6 segment.
Adobe Illustrator, Computer Programming, General Computer, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SQL

Corporate Training

C++,

C++

I have experience with multiple GCC+/C++ Builder/Visual C++ creating 100% portable C++ code, with custom namespaces and complex class hierarchies using C++/STL for DOS/Windows/Unix. I learned it from Bjarne Stroustrup's classic book and I can help to learn best C++ practices and to get a student on the track to mastering C++.
Networking (Computer),

Networking (Computer)

I have successfully passed a Hurricane Electric certification for IPv6, which involves both, theoretical knowledge and a practical setup of IPv6 services. This is only an addition to the vast IPv4 networking experience I gained over the years.
Russian,

Russian

I am a native Russian speaker, proficient and fluent in English. I also have a very deep understanding of my native Russian language structure and use the structural approach towards understanding English. I am capable of explaining every aspect of Russian to a person willing to learn it.
General Computer, HTML, Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SQL

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Deep understanding of the algebra concepts, experience with their practical applications and leading groups of college students through problem solving.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have deep understanding of algebra concepts and a lot of practical experience using them. Through the years of study and research I have aiming for a deep understanding of thr subject and I have been working with people with different backgrounds, so explaining and teaching was a very common thing. In grad school I worked as teaching assistant, discussion leader and problem solving session leader with very positive student's feedback.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have many College/Grad school level classes with excellent grades in my diplomas including Calculus and related subjects. I was a TA in Physical Chemistry class, where I often had to take a role of Calculus teacher, since not every student took Calculus before.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have a PhD in Chemistry and vast experience as a TA and discussion leader
Physics,

Physics

PhD in Physical Chemistry. TA, discussion leader.
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Language

Russian

Russian

I am a native Russian speaker, proficient and fluent in English. I also have a very deep understanding of my native Russian language structure and use the structural approach towards understanding English. I am capable of explaining every aspect of Russian to a person willing to learn it.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Deep understanding of the algebra concepts, experience with their practical applications and leading groups of college students through problem solving.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have deep understanding of algebra concepts and a lot of practical experience using them. Through the years of study and research I have aiming for a deep understanding of thr subject and I have been working with people with different backgrounds, so explaining and teaching was a very common thing. In grad school I worked as teaching assistant, discussion leader and problem solving session leader with very positive student's feedback.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have many College/Grad school level classes with excellent grades in my diplomas including Calculus and related subjects. I was a TA in Physical Chemistry class, where I often had to take a role of Calculus teacher, since not every student took Calculus before.
Differential Equations,

Differential Equations

I have been through a very intense training on math-related subjects. On the application side I have quantum chemistry and physics, that use the differential equations very heavily. I can provide my transcripts along with the original research work I have done in my PhD career.
Linear Algebra,

Linear Algebra

I have graduated from the best college in Russia with a very intense math program, which included linear algebra. I have quantum chemistry and group theory classes successfully completed on my transcript from Rice University. I have published several research papers with heavy matrix algebra involved.
MATLAB,

MATLAB

I have a lot on hands-on MATLAB experience from my grad school and professional career. From complex matrix/array manipulations, to handling equipment-specific binary data, to 3D-modeling and animations, building GUI. I am a full-time professional engineer for the last 6 years after graduating from the PhD Program in Chemistry at Rice University. I will be happy to share my knowledge and experience.
Physics,

Physics

PhD in Physical Chemistry. TA, discussion leader.
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Deep understanding of the algebra concepts, experience with their practical applications and leading groups of college students through problem solving.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have deep understanding of algebra concepts and a lot of practical experience using them. Through the years of study and research I have aiming for a deep understanding of thr subject and I have been working with people with different backgrounds, so explaining and teaching was a very common thing. In grad school I worked as teaching assistant, discussion leader and problem solving session leader with very positive student's feedback.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have many College/Grad school level classes with excellent grades in my diplomas including Calculus and related subjects. I was a TA in Physical Chemistry class, where I often had to take a role of Calculus teacher, since not every student took Calculus before.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have a PhD in Chemistry and vast experience as a TA and discussion leader
Physics,

Physics

PhD in Physical Chemistry. TA, discussion leader.
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Science

Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have a PhD in Chemistry and vast experience as a TA and discussion leader
Physics,

Physics

PhD in Physical Chemistry. TA, discussion leader.
Physical Science

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Deep understanding of the algebra concepts, experience with their practical applications and leading groups of college students through problem solving.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have deep understanding of algebra concepts and a lot of practical experience using them. Through the years of study and research I have aiming for a deep understanding of thr subject and I have been working with people with different backgrounds, so explaining and teaching was a very common thing. In grad school I worked as teaching assistant, discussion leader and problem solving session leader with very positive student's feedback.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have many College/Grad school level classes with excellent grades in my diplomas including Calculus and related subjects. I was a TA in Physical Chemistry class, where I often had to take a role of Calculus teacher, since not every student took Calculus before.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have a PhD in Chemistry and vast experience as a TA and discussion leader
Physics,

Physics

PhD in Physical Chemistry. TA, discussion leader.
Russian,

Russian

I am a native Russian speaker, proficient and fluent in English. I also have a very deep understanding of my native Russian language structure and use the structural approach towards understanding English. I am capable of explaining every aspect of Russian to a person willing to learn it.
Geometry

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The best tutor

Nikolay answered very quickly and helped me with an Operating Systems assignment on a very short notice. He is very reliable, so knowledgeable and patient- I wish all my professors were like him! He is now my to-go tutor and would highly recommend him to everyone.

Eliza, 1 lesson with Nikolay

Very good tutor and super patient, with a lot of knowledge. Will recommend 100!!

We work on Operation Systems, things like sockets, mutex semaphores, threads, client and server stuff. Very difficult stuff but he managed to help me out. He's one of the smartest people on this website. If I have trouble with something, I will definitely contact him again.

Juan , 2 lessons with Nikolay

Very knowledgeable and patient tutor. Will contact him in future.

Nikolay helped with installing Cygwin/Eclipse, g++ compiler. He also explained about MinGW compilers. HE talked about C and C++. I will certainly contact him in future if there is a need.

Babuddin, 1 lesson with Nikolay

Knowledgeable and Patient

Nikolay helped me with an upper division college chemistry course that was hard for to me grasp. He helped in preparation for my final exam and I felt I did better in the class because of him. He is patient and knew the topic very well.

Michela, 1 lesson with Nikolay

Great instructor

Helps me understand every new project I do in my Computer Science class! He goes step by step so I understand everything that I need to know.

Nicole, 9 lessons with Nikolay

Great C# Programming tutor

Extremely helpful explain the assignments in C# Programming. Nikolay taught me the easy way to tackle the assignment. He really showed me the way to answer questions step by Step!! Definitely recommend for C# problems.

Samwel, 2 lessons with Nikolay

Great teacher

He is the best teacher! Very efficient! Really helpful. I think he is 2 to 3 times faster than other teachers. Thank you so much.

Ziyi, 6 lessons with Nikolay

Very patient

He really helped me! Very patient and an excellent teacher. I would definitely recommend him to others. His mastery of the subject was obvious.

Myra, 3 lessons with Nikolay

Extremely Knowledgeable and Helpful!

Nikolay is very understanding of C++! He does an excellent job assisting me with my assignments and teaching me valuable coding concepts. He is patient, kind and reliable. Would definitely recommend!

Sophie, 7 lessons with Nikolay

Extremely Experienced Tutor

Nikolay is super knowledgeable in programming and is able to break down the most complex of concepts so that any experience level can comprehend. I will definitely be contacting him in the future with programming problems that I encounter.

Kathryn, 13 lessons with Nikolay
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Nikolay M.

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